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Vivotek FE8171V Quick Installation Manual

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Type: Quick Installation Guide
Category: Security Camera
Pages: 15
Size: 4.19 MB

 

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P/N: 625015100G Ver.1.0  

Copyright      2011 VIVOTEK INC. All rights reserved. 

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FE8171V

3MP

360° Panoramic View

Vandal-proof

6F, No.192, Lien-Cheng Rd., Chung-Ho, New Taipei City, Taiwan   |  T: +886-2-82455282  |  F: +886-2-82455532  |  E: sales@vivotek.com

 


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Contact your distributor in the event of 

occurrence.

Warning Before Installation

Power off the Network Camera 

as soon as smoke or unusual 

odors are detected.

Do not place the Network 

Camera on unsteady surfaces.

Do not insert sharp or tiny 

objects into the Network 

Camera.

Refer to your user's manual 

for the operating temperature.

Do not touch the Network 

Camera during a lightning 

storm.

Do not drop the Network 

Camera.

 


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Package Contents

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510000210G

FE8171V

Mounting Plate / Screwdriver

Alignment Stickers

Screws / Moisture Absorber /  

Double-sided Tape / Rubber Seal 

Plug / Rubber Washer

Quick Installation Guide /

Warranty Card

Software CD

Power & I/O Cables

DC Power Adapter

For Mounting Plate

For Camera Base

 


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Physical Description

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Inner View

Pin Header (J7)

Spring Contacts 

(A)

Lens

Contacts for Internal Microphone 

(B)

Pin Header (J6)

Ethernet 10/100 RJ45 Socket

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Align (B) to (A) when 

attaching the dome 

cover

MicroSD/SDHC/SDXC Card Slot

Reset Button

 


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Network Camera

Model No: FE8171V
MAC: 0002D1XXXXXX

Pat. 6,930,709

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to 

the following two conditions:

(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and

(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference

that may cause undesired operation.

Made in Taiwan

Outer View

Built-in Microphone

IP66-rated 

Vandal-proof

Dome Cover

IMPORTANT!

Record the MAC address 

under the camera base before 

installing the camera.

 


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Hardware Installation

3

Dome Cover Retainer

Rubber Stopper on 

the hole for Power & 

IO Cables

Tamper-proof Screw

Rubber Seal Plug 

on the hole for RJ45 

Ethernet Cable

i

Connect the supplied power 

& IO cables if your switch 

does not support PoE. 

First, use the supplied screwdriver to loose the four screws and detach the dome cover from the 

camera base. Then, follow the steps below to install the camera to either a ceiling or a wall.

 


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RJ45 Cable Dimension (unit: mm)

Assembling Steps

2. Strip part of the sheath from the Ethernet 

cable.

1. Drill a hole on the rubber seal plug and 

insert an Ethernet cable through the open-

ing.

3. You will need an RJ45 crimping tool to 

attach the Ethernet wires to a connec-

tor. When done, connect the cable to the 

camera’s Ethernet RJ45 socket.

Recommended cable gauge: 24AWG (0.51 mm)

Connecting RJ45 Ethernet Cable

Connecting DC Power Cable

Rubber Seal 

Plug

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2

o

O

g

B

b

G

br

BR

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2

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7

8

3

4

4.  Remove the original black seal plug from the camera base. Then 

feed the Ethernet cable from the bottom of the camera and through 

the hole. Attach the rubber seal plug for water proofing. 

1.  Remove the rubber stopper from the camera base. 

2.  Add the supplied rubber washer to the cable as shown in the picture. 

3.  Feed the cable from the bottom of the camera and tighten the plastic base for waterproofing.

o: white/orange stripe

O: orange solid

g: white/green stripe

B: blue solid

b: white/blue stripe

G: green solid

br: white/brown stripe

BR: brown solid

 


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Ceiling/Wall Mount without Mounting Plate

(Choose this mounting type if you would like to feed the cables form the bottom 

of the camera)

NOTE:

Arrange the cables neatly to avoid 

getting in the way when the dome 

cover is attached.

Pin Header (J7)

Pin Header (J6)

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2

3

8

9

4

5

6

1. Attach the supplied alignment sticker for camera base to the ceiling/wall.

2. Using the three circles on the sticker, drill three pilot holes into the ceiling. Then hammer the 

three supplied plastic anchors into the holes.

3. Drill a cable hole on the ceiling/wall, and feed the cables through the hole. 

4. Connect the Ethernet cable to the socket.

5. Connect the two white pin header connectors to the J6 and J7 connectors.

6. Secure the camera base to the ceiling/wall with three supplied screws.

7.  You will find a moisture absorber attached to the camera. Replace the moisture absorber includ

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ed in the camera with the one shipped within the accessory bag.

8. Attach the dome cover.

9. Secure the four screws with the supplied stardriver. Make sure all camera parts are securely in-

stalled.

 


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Ceiling/Wall Mount with Mounting Plate

(Choose this mounting type if you would like to feed the cables form the side)

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2

3

4

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9

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7-1

7-2

1.  Attach the supplied alignment sticker for the supplied mounting plate to the ceiling/wall.

2.  Using the three circles on the sticker, drill three holes into the ceiling. Then hammer the three 

supplied plastic anchors into the holes.

3.  Arrange and feed the cables through the side of the mounting plate.

4.  Secure the mounting plate to the ceiling/wall with three supplied screws.

5.  Connect the Ethernet cable to the socket.

6.  Connect two white pin header connectors to the J6 and J7 connectors.

7.  Attach the camera base to the mounting plate and turn counter-clockwise as shown below 

(Figure 7-1). Then secure the supplied screws to fix the camera base.

8.  You will find a moisture absorber attached to the camera. Replace the moisture absorber with 

the one shipped within the accessory bag.     

9.  Attach the dome cover.

10. Secure the four screws with the supplied stardriver. Make sure all camera parts are securely 

installed.

 


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1.  Connect RJ45 Ethernet cable to a switch. Use a Category 5 Cross Cable when your network 

camera is directly connected to PC.

2.  Connect the power cable from the Network Camera to a power outlet.

3.  If you have external devices such as sensors and alarms, make the connection from the general 

I/O terminal block.

General Connection (without PoE)

Network Deployment

4

+3V3

DO

D1

GND

POWER

COLLISION

LINK

RECEIVE

PARTITION

1

2

3

4

5

1

2

3

General I/O Terminal Block
Power Cord Socket (Black)

Microphone In (Pink)

Audio Out (Green)

+3V3: Power, 3.3V DC

DO: Digital Output

D I: Digital Input

GND: Ground

 


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Use a PoE power injector (optional) to connect between the Network Camera and a non-PoE 

switch.

When using a non-PoE switch

Power over Ethernet (PoE)

The Network Camera is PoE-compliant, allowing transmission of power and data via a single Eth-

ernet cable. Follow the below illustration to connect the Network Camera to a PoE-enabled switch 

via Ethernet cable.

When using a PoE-enabled switch

POWER

COLLISION

LINK

RECEIVE

PARTITION

1

2

3

4

5

PoE Switch

POWER

COLLISION

LINK

RECEIVE

PARTITION

1

2

3

4

5

PoE Power Injector 

(optional)

Non-PoE Switch

 


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1.  Install “Installation Wizard 2” from the Software Utility directory on the software CD.

2.  The program will conduct an analysis of your network environment. After your network is  

analyzed, please click on the “Next” button to continue the program.

3.  The program will search for VIVOTEK Video Receivers, Video Servers, and Network Cameras 

on the same LAN.

4.  After a brief search, the main installer window will pop up. Double-click on the MAC address 

that matches the one printed on the camera label or the serial number on the package box label 

to open a browser management session with the Network Camera.

Assigning an IP Address

5

Installation

Wizard 2

0002D1083236

00-02-D1-08-32-36                192.168.5.109                  FE8171V

Network Camera

Model No: FE8171V
MAC: 0002D1083236

Pat. 6,930,709

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to 

the following two conditions:

(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and

(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference

that may cause undesired operation.

Made in Taiwan

 


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1.  A browser session with the Network Camera should prompt as shown below.

2.  You should be able to see live video from your camera. You may also install the 32-channel 

recording software from the software CD in a deployment consisting of multiple cameras. For its 

installation details, please refer to its related documents.

Ready to Use

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For further setup, please refer to the user's manual on the software CD.

 


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