Canon VB-M40 Leaflet (en)

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For use with Network Camera VB-M40
Indoor Dome Housing 
DR40-C-VB/DR40-S-VB Installation Guide
YT1-1602-000
The indoor dome housing DR40-C-VB/DR40-S-VB is an optional product for exclusive use with 
VB-M40. The dome is embedded into the ceiling for a clean appearance.
This Installation Guide describes the installation procedure using indoor dome housing DR40-C-
VB/DR40-S-VB. 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. 
In addition to this Installation Guide, also read the bundled VB-M40 Installation Guide and VB-
M40 Operation Guide (included in the Setup CD-ROM).
*  For the latest information (firmware and bundled software, instruction manuals, operating 
environment, etc.) please check our website.
 
Caution
   Request a professional installer for all camera installation work. 
Never try to install by yourself. Doing so may result in unforeseen 
accidents such as dropping the camera or electric shock.
Check Bundled Items
This product comes with the following items. If any item is missing, contact the dealer where you 
purchased the product.
 
 
 
  
1. Ceiling bracket  1 
2. Backside ceiling bracket  2 
3. Dome  1
 
 
 
   
4. Dust cover  1 
5. Safety wire  1 
6. Template  1
7. Fixing screws (M3)  7 
 8. Ceiling bracket screws (M4)  3
9. Dome fixing screw (M2)  1 
10.  Installation Guide (this document)  1
Safety Precautions
This section explains precautions that must be observed when using the camera. If 
they are not observed, injury, death and/or property damage may occur. Read the 
following information carefully and be sure to observe the precautions.
Installation Precautions
 
Warning
Do not install in the following places: 
 Places receiving strong direct sunlight, near heat-generating objects, or places 
subject to high temperatures 
 Places near fire sources or flammable solvents (alcohol, thinner, etc.) 
 Humid or dusty places 
 Places subject to lamp black or steam 
 Places subject to sea air 
 Confined or enclosed places
Installing in such places may cause fire or electric shock.




 
Caution
For installation or inspection of this camera, consult or request the dealer where you 
purchased the product. 
 Wire the power supply, network, and other cables safely and securely according to the 
relevant regulations such as technical standards for electrical installations. 
 When installing on a ceiling, make sure the surface is capable of withstanding the 
total weight of the camera and indoor dome housing, and is sufficiently reinforced if 
necessary. 
 Periodically check the ceiling brackets and fixing screws for rust and loose material to 
prevent injuries and equipment damage due to falling items. 
 Do not install in unstable places, places subject to significant vibration or impact, or 
places subject to salt damage or corrosive gas as this may result in malfunction.
 The camera cannot be installed on vertical surfaces such as walls.
 Be sure to attach the safety wire when installing the camera.
 Use exclusively with VB-M40.
Failure to do so may result in the camera falling or other accidents.


 Do not touch the edge of the metal parts with bare hands.
 Do not insert your finger in the space between the brackets and the ceiling.
Injury may result.

Caution
 Do not carry the network camera by the camera head. 
 Do not turn the camera rotator by hand.
 Do not install the camera on an unstable or inclined surface.
Malfunction may result.


 Take care not to damage wiring or pipes in the room.
Damage to peripheral items may result.
Cautions on Use
 
Warning
 If you discover defective conditions such as smoke, strange sounds, heat or strange 
odors, immediately stop using the camera and contact your nearest dealer.
Continued use may cause fire or electric shock. 
 Do not disassemble or modify the camera.
 Do not damage the connecting cord. 
 Do not spill water or other liquid inside the camera, spray the camera with water, or 
otherwise make it wet.
 Do not insert foreign objects into the camera.
 Do not use flammable sprays near the camera.
 Do not leave LAN cables, external power supplies or AC adapter (optional) power 
connectors connected when the camera is not in use for long periods.
 Do not use flammable solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner or benzenes when 
cleaning the camera.
Installing in such places may cause fire or electric shock.




Notes on Power Supply
 
Warning
 Only use the dedicated AC adapter PA-V17 (optional) for AC power. 
 Do not set any heavy objects on the power cable.
 Do not pull, forcibly bend, scratch, or modify the power cable. 
 Do not cover or wrap the AC adapter (optional) with cloth or blankets.
Fire or electric shock may result. 
Be sure to read the instruction manual for the PA-V17 (optional) before use.



Caution
 Never touch the camera head during initialization. Initialization failure or malfunction 
may result. 
 After turning off the power, wait for at least five seconds before turning the power on 
again. If the power is turned on again too quickly, the camera may not operate well.
ENGLISH
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© CANON INC. 2011 
Printed in Taiwan
Symbols Indicating Safety Precautions
This Installation Guide uses the following marks to indicate the important information 
the user should know in order to use the product safely. Be sure to observe these items.
 
Warning
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied 
by this sign may result in death or serious injury. Be sure to 
observe these warnings to ensure safety.
 Caution
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied 
by this sign may result in injury. Be sure to observe these 
precautions to ensure safety.
Caution
Inappropriate handling against the instruction accompanied 
by this sign may result in property damage. Be sure to observe 
these precautions.
 Important
This symbol indicates important or restricted items. Be sure to 
read this document.
 Note
Contains reference information for operation or additional 
explanations.
 
Using the Indoor Dome Housing
When using the indoor dome housing, it is recommended you use with the VB-M40B (black model) 
to reduce the camera's visibility and reflection.
 Important
 The angle of view is slightly wider when using the dome housing.
 Grime on the dome may reduce image quality. Periodic cleaning is recommended. Use a soft cloth 
moistened with water or diluted neutral detergent to wipe away grime, then wipe dry