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[[File:M1034.jpg|200px|right|Axis M1034-W network camera]]
 
[[File:M1034.jpg|200px|right|Axis M1034-W network camera]]
If your lab does not have a fixed monitor system, you can borrow the Axis M1034-W network camera to observe a lab and people in it.  
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If your lab does not have a fixed surveillance system, you can borrow the Axis M1034-W network camera to observe a lab and people in it. NB Always inform your participants if you are monitoring them via a camera!!
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== Setup ==
 
== Setup ==
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Make a reservation in the [https://instrumentmaker.socsci.ru.nl/Ultimo equipment calendar]. Use the <em>Booking System -> Equipment calendar</em> menu item.
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Go to [[Ronny]], borrow the surveillance camera.
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Put the camera on a table and aim it at whatever it is that you want to observe. Connect the power adapter to a power outlet. There is no need to connect an ethernet cable. The camera will automatically connect to the university wireless network. Using an ethernet cable will increase the image quality.
 
Put the camera on a table and aim it at whatever it is that you want to observe. Connect the power adapter to a power outlet. There is no need to connect an ethernet cable. The camera will automatically connect to the university wireless network. Using an ethernet cable will increase the image quality.
  
 
== Connect ==
 
== Connect ==
After plugging in the camera, wait a minute.
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Use the information on this [https://www.socsci.ru.nl/wilberth/axis/axis.php page] to connect to the camera.
 
 
With a video viewing program (such as vlc) go to <nowiki>rtsp://axis-accc8e6dbbe5.axiscam.net/axis-media/media.amp</nowiki>.<br />
 
 
 
''alternatively''
 
With a web browser go to [http://axis-accc8e6dbbe5.axiscam.net http://axis-accc8e6dbbe5.axiscam.net].<br />
 
 
 
 
 
You will have to enter a username and password. The username and password are on a sticker at the base of the camera.
 
 
 
The web browser link will give you more options, the video viewing program link will give you better image refresh rate.
 
  
 
== Audio ==
 
== Audio ==
[[File:Babyfoon buttons.png|frame|right|Audio buttons]]<br />
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[[File:Babyfoon buttons.png|frame|right|Audio buttons]]
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In the web browser, audio buttons are in the bottom left of the ''Live View'' screen. Press the ''Microphone'' button to prevent the participant from hearing you (if a microphone is connected to your computer). Press the ''Speakers'' button to prevent hearing the participant. In the image to the right, the ''Speakers'' button has been pressed to mute the computer speakers.
  
In the web browser, audio buttons are in the bottom left of the ''Live View'' screen. Press the ''Microphone'' button to prevent the participant from hearing you (if a microphone is connected to your computer). Press the ''Speakers'' button to prevent hearing the participant. In the image above, the ''Speakers'' button has been pressed to mute the computer speakers.
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NB Always inform your participants if you are monitoring them via a camera!!

Latest revision as of 14:16, 23 October 2017

Axis M1034-W network camera

If your lab does not have a fixed surveillance system, you can borrow the Axis M1034-W network camera to observe a lab and people in it. NB Always inform your participants if you are monitoring them via a camera!!


Setup

Make a reservation in the equipment calendar. Use the Booking System -> Equipment calendar menu item.

Go to Ronny, borrow the surveillance camera.

Put the camera on a table and aim it at whatever it is that you want to observe. Connect the power adapter to a power outlet. There is no need to connect an ethernet cable. The camera will automatically connect to the university wireless network. Using an ethernet cable will increase the image quality.

Connect

Use the information on this page to connect to the camera.

Audio

Audio buttons

In the web browser, audio buttons are in the bottom left of the Live View screen. Press the Microphone button to prevent the participant from hearing you (if a microphone is connected to your computer). Press the Speakers button to prevent hearing the participant. In the image to the right, the Speakers button has been pressed to mute the computer speakers.

NB Always inform your participants if you are monitoring them via a camera!!