Canon VB-M50B Manual (en)

Network Camera
 Installation Guide
Please be sure to read the “Safety Precautions” section for correct use. After 
reading this Installation Guide, keep it in a readily accessible location for 
future reference. This camera is for indoor use only.
* Some cameras are not available in certain countries or regions.
Request a professional installer for all installation work. Never try 
to install the camera yourself. Doing so may result in unforeseen 
accidents such as dropping the camera or electric shock.
Check Included Items
Installation Guide (This document)
Setup CD-ROM 
Warranty Card
Power connector (Straight screw-in type) 
Power connector (L-shape screw-in type)
The following accessories can be purchased separately as necessary. Some accessories are not 
available in certain countries or regions.
Canon AC Adapter PA-V18 
Dedicated AC adapter for this camera.
© CANON INC. 2016 
Printed in Japan
Part Names
Serial_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
MAC_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
1.  LED (Blue)* / 2. Memory card cover / 3. Lens / 4. Camera head / 5. External Device I/O Terminals / 
6.  Audio output terminal (LINE OUT) / 7. Audio input terminal (common LINE IN and MIC IN) / 
8.  Power connection terminal / 9. 100Base-TX LAN connector / 10. Fixing screw hole for tripod
*  On: when powered on, during reboot, during normal use / Off: when [Turn Off] is selected (please refer 
to the “Operation Guide”)
External Dimensions
129 (5.08)
157 (6.18)
(when lens is hor
(when lens is fully v
le r
ange of motion)
29.8 (1.17)
Unit: mm (in.)
Symbols Indicating Safety Precautions
This Installation Guide uses the following symbols to indicate 
important information the user should know in order to use the 
product safely. Explanations are provided for each symbol so 
that users will understand the level of importance for each. Be 
sure to observe these items.
Failure to follow the instructions accompanied by 
this symbol may result in death or serious injury.
Failure to follow the instructions accompanied 
by this symbol may result in injury.
Failure to follow the instructions accompanied 
by this symbol may result in property damage. 
Safety Precautions
Installation Precautions
Do not install in the following places:
•   Places in direct sunlight, near heat-generating objects, or locations  
subject to high temperatures 
•   Places near fire sources or flammable solvents (alcohol, thinner, fuel, etc.) 
•   Humid or dusty places
•   Places subject to oily smoke or steam 
•   Places subject to sea air
Failure to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
Notes on Power Supply
•   Only use the dedicated AC adapter (sold separately) for AC power.
•   Do not set any heavy objects on the power cable (or the LAN cable for a 
PoE power supply).
•   Do not pull, forcibly bend, scratch, or modify the power cable (or the LAN 
cable for a PoE power supply). 
•   Do not cover or wrap the AC adapter (sold separately) with cloth or  
Failure to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
For installation or inspection of this camera, consult the dealer 
where you purchased the product.
•   This installation should be made by a qualified service person and 
should conform to all local codes. 
•   When installing, make sure the surface is capable of withstanding the 
total weight of the camera and accessories, and sufficiently reinforce if 
•   Do not install in unstable places, places subject to significant vibration or 
impact, or places subject to salt damage or corrosive gas.
Failure to do so may result in the camera falling or other accidents.
•   Do not touch the edges of metal parts with bare hands.
•   Be careful not to get your fingers caught when installing.
Failure to do so may result in injuries.
•   Do not hold the device by the camera head.
•   Never touch the camera head during initialization.
•   Do not turn the camera rotator by hand.
•   Do not install on an unstable surface. Also, make sure the camera is 
installed ±5° or less horizontal.
•   After turning off the power, do not turn the power on again for at least five 
•   Take measures to remove static electricity before performing any  
•   If there is condensation, please wait to power on until the condensation 
Failure to do so may result in malfunctions.
•   Take care not to damage wiring or piping.
Failure to do so may result in damage to peripheral items.
•  We recommend the installation of a lightning arrester (a surge 
protection device) as a measure against failures caused by 
lightning strikes. Please refer to our website for details.
Precautions for Use
•   If you discover defective conditions such as smoke, strange sounds, 
heat or strange odors, immediately stop using the camera and contact 
your nearest dealer.
Fire or electric shock may result from continued use of the product.
•   If thunder starts, stop installation or inspection etc. and do not touch the 
camera or continue connecting the cable.
•   Do not disassemble or modify the camera.
•   Do not damage the connecting cable.
•   Do not spray the camera with water, or otherwise make it wet.
•   Do not insert foreign objects such as water or metal into the camera.
•   Do not use flammable sprays near the camera.
•   Do not leave LAN cables, external power supply, or the power connector 
for the AC adapter (sold separately) connected when the camera is not 
in use for long periods.
•   Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner or benzine 
when cleaning the camera.
Failure to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
Before installing the camera
Set the IP address and other network information on the 
camera using the “Camera Management Tool” on the Setup 
For details on how to operate the “Camera Management Tool”, 
please refer to the “Camera Management Tool User Manual”.
Using a Memory Card
Memory card cover
Memory card slot
Remove the memory card cover
Place your fingers on the left and right edges of the memory 
card cover and pull to remove. To return the memory card 
cover to the camera, use the same procedure in reverse.
Place the memory card in the memory card slot.
To remove the memory card, push it in all the way until the card 
slightly pops out and remove.
•  Insert a memory card before installing the camera.
•  When using a memory card with the camera for the first time, 
it is recommended to format the card after inserting it into the 
camera (please refer to the “Operation Guide”).
•  Always unmount the memory card before removing it (please 
refer to the “Operation Guide”).
Only for European Union and EEA (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)
These symbols indicate that this product is not to be disposed of with your household waste, according to the 
WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU), the Battery Directive (2006/66/EC) and/or national legislation implementing those 
If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol shown above, in accordance with 
the Battery Directive, this indicates that a heavy metal (Hg = Mercury, Cd = Cadmium, 
Pb  =  Lead)  is  present  in  this  battery  or  accumulator  at  a  concentration  above  an 
applicable threshold specified in the Battery Directive.
This  product  should  be  handed  over  to  a  designated  collection  point,  e.g.,  on  an 
authorized one-for-one basis when you buy a new similar product or to an authorized collection site for recycling 
waste electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and batteries and accumulators. Improper handling of this 
type of waste could have a possible impact on the environment and human health due to potentially hazardous 
substances that are generally associated with EEE. Your cooperation in the correct disposal of this product will 
contribute to the effective usage of natural resources. 
For more information about the recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, waste authority, 
approved scheme or your household waste disposal service or visit, or www.
The contents of this guide are subject to change without any 
prior notice.
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