4- AWG #24 wire
5- Please use Internet Explorer only, not Chrome or Edge.
1- Power on the camera:
a- Connect the Power Adaptor to the Verifire Camera. Power Adaptor should have a power rating of 12VDC and at least 1.5 A. Then connect the Verifire to a computer using a Cat 5e cable.
b- APoE switch can also be used to power the Verifire camera, PoE switch provides power via Ethernet cable.
c- Connect the DO connection from the back of the Box type Verifire Camera to the Dry contact of the Fire Control Panel. For Bullet type camerathe DO connection is on the green terminal block similar to the photo on the diagram.
Note: DO Rating is at 30VDC/2A or 125VAC/0.5A
2- On the computer set the IP address to static IP and make sure to assign an IP address that is similar to the format of the Verifire camera. Default IP address is 192.168.0.212. IP address assigned to the computer is typically within the range of 192.168.0.x to 192.168.0.xxx
3- Once the network settings are configured. Open Internet Explorer and type in the default address of the camera which is 168.0.212.
4- You will be asked for login details- please type in admin on the username and adminfor the password.
Accessing DO Settings
5- Once you are logged in,look for the Media Option located on the upper right portion of the screen and then click on General Settings.
6- On the DO Settings, you can configure the Alarm delay and Alarm Continuity. You can also activate the triggers (Motion, Fire, Smoke and G-sensors) that will send a signal to the alarm system connected to the Fire Control Panel.
Accessing Fire and Smoke Lines
7- You can also see configure Fire and Smoke Line by going to the Verifire Option located on the upper right portion of the screen and then click on Fire and Smoke Line found on the left side of the screen.
8- There are 4 options you can setup Create Fire Point, Create Smoke Point, Delete Point and Save. Creating Fire and Smoke point is easy and a dot will appear in the center of the white (smoke) and yellow (fire). The dot that will appear can be adjusted depending on the coverage you wanted for both smoke and fire. There is a maximum of 8 points you can assign on both fire and smoke lines. Delete Point will remove the point that you recently added to the smoke or fire line. Save will save the points and adjustments you have created. Below image is an example of smoke and fire points.
Accessing Detection Masking
9- Detection Masking is where you can see a square box and the area inside the square box does not detect fire and smoke. This is used to prevent any false alarm in case there is a delicate area where smoke and fire can occurs but should not be alerted. This can be accessed by going to Verifire>> Detection Mask. Click on Create Disable Mask and you will be creating a square box. Once you click on the create a disable mask button you will see a square where you can adjust the size of it to the desired size. The whole video with detection mask can still be viewed from the recorded video.
10- You can see the example below on the square box that has been created. The maximum limit for the detection mask is 10.
Accessing Media Mask
11- Media Masking is where you can paint using a brush and hide the area which you don’t like to be seen by the camera. Fire and Smoke detection from this mask will also be disabled. This is used to prevent any false alarm too in case there is a delicate area where smoke and fire can occur but should not be alerted. This can be accessed by going to Media>> Mask. Click on any color you wanted on the right side and from there you can draw your desired shape to cover an area. Once done you can save all the markings you did. If you committed a mistake you can use the eraser on the lower right corner or click on clear all. The area with masking cannot be viewed from the recorded video of the camera.
12- Below is an example of an area with masking.