About the Supplied Manuals
qaHEATER unit connector
Connect the cable of the optional YT-HU75 Heater Unit.
qsCamera head fixing screw
First loose the screw and face the camera head to the desired
direction, then tighten the screw to fix it.
You should keep in mind that the images or audio you are monitoring
may be protected by privacy and other legal rights, and the
responsibility for making sure you are complying with applicable laws
is yours alone.
Access to the images and audio is protected only by a user name and
the password you set up. No further authentication is provided nor
should you presume that any other protective filtering is done by the
service. Since the service is Internet-based, there is a risk that the
image or audio you are monitoring can be viewed or used by a third-
party via the network.
Names of Manuals
The following manuals are supplied with this unit.
Installation Manual (this document)
The Installation Manual describes the names and functions of the parts of
the camera, the installation and connections of the camera, etc. Be sure to
read it before operating the camera.
qdMONITOR output jack
Connect to a video input connector of a monitor. You can adjust the
camera while looking at the image on the monitor. After adjusting the
camera, disconnect the cable.
SONY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND ASSUMES ABSOLUTELY NO
LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE, FOR SERVICE
INTERRUPTIONS OR DISCONTINUATIONS OR EVEN SERVICE
CANCELLATION. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED AS-IS, AND SONY
DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, ANY OR ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
OR THAT IT WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR CONTINUOUSLY.
Always make a test recording, and verify that it was recorded
successfully. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY
KIND INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR
REIMBURSEMENT ON ACCOUNT OF FAILURE OF THIS UNIT OR
ITS RECORDING MEDIA, EXTERNAL STORAGE SYSTEMS OR
ANY OTHER MEDIA OR STORAGE SYSTEMS TO RECORD
CONTENT OF ANY TYPE.
Always verify that the unit is operating properly before use. SONY
WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATION OR REIMBURSEMENT
ON ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF PRESENT OR PROSPECTIVE
PROFITS DUE TO FAILURE OF THIS UNIT, EITHER DURING THE
WARRANTY PERIOD OR AFTER EXPIRATION OF THE
WARRANTY, OR FOR ANY OTHER REASON WHATSOEVER.
If you lose data by using this unit, SONY accepts no responsibility for
restoration of the data.
User’s Guide (stored in the CD-ROM)
The User’s Guide describes the setup of the camera and the operations
from the Web browser.
To open the User’s Guide, see “Using the CD-ROM Manuals” below.
qfCF card slot
This slot is used to insert a commercially available CF memory card.
Insert the CF memory card with its front side (with the vmark)
inward, as far as it goes. (C)
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
Using the CD-ROM Manuals
The supplied CD-ROM disc includes the User’s Guides for this unit
Japanese, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Chinese
versions) in PDF format.
qgCF card lever
Press the lever to remove the CF memory card from the CF card
qhMIC/SP (Microphone/Speaker) connector
Connect the supplied audio cable to this connector.
qjEXT CTRL (External control input/output) connector
Connect the supplied I/O cable to this connector.
qkAC / DC IN (power input) connector
Connect an 24V AC / 12V DC cable to this connector.
qlVIDEO OUT (Video output) connector
Connect the BNC cable to this connector.
w;LAN port (RJ45)
The Adobe Reader Version 6.0 or higher must be installed on your
computer in order to use the User’s Guide stored in the CD-ROM disc.
If Adobe Reader is not installed, it may be downloaded from the following
Reading the manual in the CD-ROM
Connect to a hub or computer on the 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX
network using a network cable (UTP, category 5).
Insert the CD-ROM in your CD-ROM drive.
A cover page appears automatically in your Web browser.
If it does not appear automatically in the Web browser, double-click on
the index.htm file on the CD-ROM.
The unit casing is made of die-cast aluminum and has conduit holes
on the side and at the bottom.
Select and click on the manual that you want to read.
This opens the PDF file of the manual.
wsCamera installation hole (4 positions)
Make sure to tighten the screws securely when installing the
2007 Sony Corporation Printed in China
Clicking an item in the Table of Contents allows you jump to the relevant
To reset the camera to the factory default settings, hold down this
switch with a point and supply the power to the camera.
This product is a network camera adopting the 1/3 type CCD (SNC-DF85N/
DF85P) and SuperExwaveTM CCD sensor 1/3 type CCD (SNC-DF80N/
The files may not be displayed properly, depending on the version of
Adobe Reader. In this case, install the latest version, which you can
download from the URL mentioned in “Preparations” above.
If you have lost or damaged the CD-ROM, you can purchase
replacement. Contact your Sony service representative.
wfPOWER indicator (green)
When the power is supplied to the camera, the camera starts
checking the system. If the system is normal, this indicator lights up.
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record these
numbers in the spaces provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer
The camera has the following features:
Day/night function which can switch between black & white mode and color
Automatic white balance tracking and adjustment (ATW/ATW-PRO/Dual WB
wgLAN indicator (green)
regarding this product.
Adobe, Acrobat and Acrobat Reader are trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
The indicator flashes in green when the camera is connected to the
network. The indicator goes off when the camera is not connected to
Manual setting of the camera direction – panning, tilting and rotating
Vari-focal auto iris lens as standard equipment. The focal length of the
lens is from 2.8 mm to 10 mm.
High quality CCD and clear dome cover enable high sensitivity.
Backlight compensation through the center measurement (SNC-DF80N/
×128 Wide Dynamic Range camera with DynaView technology (SNC-
24 V AC / 12 V DC power supply system/corresponding to PoE.
3 video compression formats (video codecs) available: JPEG, MPEG4 and
Single codec mode and dual codec mode switchable
Up to 20 users can access an image of a camera simultaneously.
You can monitor a high-quality live image of 30 frames per second maximum
(SNC-DF85N/DF80N) and 25 frames per second maximum (SNC-DF85P/
Location and Function of Part
whCable clamp (2 positions)
Secure the BNC cable, 24V AC/12V DC cable, I/O cable, audio
cable and network cable with these clamps.
The figure shows the camera without the dome casing and slit cover.
1Audio cable (supplied)
The connector with the longer cable is used for the line output connector,
and the shorter cable is used for the microphone input connector.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
This cord prevents the dome casing from falling off the unit casing.
Make sure that the cord does not get caught between the dome
casing and the unit casing. Rotate the cord and adjust the position of
This installation should be made by a qualified service person and
I/O (Input/Output) cable (supplied)
The dome cover is made of polycarbonate. A waterproof rubber
gasket is provided on the joint surface to the unit casing.
should conform to all local codes.
This cable is provided with a sensor input and two alarm outputs.
The wires of the cable control the following signals.
A readily accessible disconnect device shall be incorporated in the
Color of wire
building installation wiring.
Monitoring the Camera Image
Date/time can be superimposed on the image.
Sensor In +
WARNING (for Installers only)
Sensor In – (GND)
Alarm Out 1 +
Alarm Out 1 –
Alarm Out 2 +
Alarm Out 2 –
Install and connect the camera properly following the instructions in this
manual, then operate the camera referring to the User’s Guide
contained in the supplied CD-ROM.
Instructions for installing the equipment on the ceiling or the wall:
After the installation, ensure the connection is capable of supporting
four times the weight of the equipment downwards.
Notes on Use
Operating or storage location
Do not shoot an extremely bright object (an illumination, the sun, etc.). Also,
avoid operating or storing the camera in the following locations, as these
can be a cause of a malfunction.
The rating label is located on the bottom.
(continued on the reverse side)
CAUTION for LAN port
For details on each function and required settings, see the User’s Guide
stored in the supplied CD-ROM.
Extremely hot or cold places (Operating temperature: –10 °C to
50 °C [14 °F to 122 °F])
Close to heating equipment (e.g., near heaters)
Close to sources of strong magnetism
Close to sources of powerful electromagnetic radiation, such as radios or
Locations subject to strong vibration or shock
For safety reason, do not connect the LAN port to any network devices
that might have excessive voltage.
The LAN port of this unit is to be connected only to the devices whose
power feeding meets the requirements for SELV (Safety Extra Low
Voltage) and complies with Limited Power Source according to IEC
For the wiring, see “Connecting the I/O cable.”
3Camera head holder
524V AC/12V DC (power input) cable
Connect to a 24V AC or 12V DC power supply system.
You can screw an extension cable in the connector tip attached at the
end of the cable.
0950-1 Second Edition.
Caution for U.S.A. and Canada
Locations under the influence of fluorescent light or reflection of a window
Under an unsteady light (the image will flicker.)
The SNC-DF85N/DF80N operates on 24 V AC or 12 V DC.
The SNC-DF85N/DF80N automatically detects the power.
Use a Class 2 power supply which is UL Listed (in the U.S.A) or CSA-
certified (in Canada).
Outputs a composite video signal. Connect to a composite video input
connector of a video monitor, VCR, etc.
To prevent heat buildup, do not block air circulation around the camera.
Conduit holes (3/
Caution for other countries
When transporting the camera, repack it as originally packed at the factory
or in materials of equal quality.
Connect a pipe to this hole. There are two conduit holes on the unit
casing, one on the side and one at the bottom. The cover plug is
installed in the side conduit hole at the factory. Remove the plug as
needed and connect the pipe to the hole.
The SNC-DF85N/DF85P/DF80N/DF80P operates on 24 V AC or 12 V
The SNC-DF85N/DF85P/DF80N/DF80P automatically detects the
Use a power supply rated 24 V AC or 12 V DC which meets the
requirements for SELV (Safety Extra Low Voltage) and complies with
Limited Power Source according to IEC 60950-1 Second Edition.
Lens ring fixing screw
Use a blower to remove dust from the lens.
Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the external surfaces of the camera.
Stubborn stains can be removed using a soft cloth dampened with a
small quantity of detergent solution, then wipe dry.
Do not use volatile solvents such as alcohol, benzene or thinners as they
may damage the surface finishes.
Loosen this screw before adjusting the zoom and focus, then tighten it to
fix the lens position. The screw can be inserted at one of three points.
Turn this ring to adjust the field of view.
After incorporating the heater unit, the rated power of the camera will be
Ensure the power source is capable of providing the total power.
To install the camera outdoors
Turn this ring to adjust the focus.
For customers in the U.S.A. (SNC-DF85N/DF80N only)
Attach the dome casing securely to the unit casing.
Make sure you seal the locations listed below with sealant (e.g. silicon
sealant) to prevent moisture from getting inside the casing.
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.
Camera installation holes (4)
Conduit holes (side/bottom)
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial
environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
Note on laser beams
Laser beams may damage a CCD. You are cautioned that the surface of a
CCD should not be exposed to laser beam radiation in an environment where
a laser beam device is used.
Typical CCD Phenomena
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is
likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be
required to correct the interference at his own expense.
The following phenomena that may appear in images are specific to CCD
Charge Coupled Device) image sensors. They do not indicate
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly
approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this
Although the CCD image sensors are produced with high-precision
technologies, fine white flecks may be generated on the screen in rare
cases, caused by cosmic rays, etc.
This is related to the principle of CCD image sensors and is not a
The white flecks especially tend to be seen in the following cases:
All interface cables used to connect peripherals must be shielded in
order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B
of Part 15 of FCC Rules.
For Customers in Canada (SNC-DF85N/DF80N only)
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
when operating at a high environmental temperature
when you have raised the gain (sensitivity)
Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à la norme NMB-
03 du Canada.
When an extremely bright object, such as a strong spotlight or flashlight, is
being shot, vertical tails may be produced on the screen, or the image may
For customers in other countries
This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may
cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take
Vertical thin tails
shown on the image
In the case that interference should occur, consult your nearest
authorized Sony service facility.
Bright object (e.g.
strong reflected light,
flashlight, the sun)
The electromagnetic fields at specific frequencies may influence the
picture of the unit.
For the customers in Europe
When fine patterns, stripes, or lines are shot, they may appear jagged or
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan,
Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony
Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses
given in separate service or guarantee documents.
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This apparatus shall not be used in the residential area.
Cables 1and 2are supplied. They are not connected when the unit comes
from the factory.