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    How to upgrade the MIC Camera 500 series?

    This article will guide you through the upgrade procedure of a MIC 500 camera. 

    Connected by use of USB / RS485 converter.

    Do not use the “Transparent” USB converter anymore as this is not compatible the latest version of Universal Camset Software 4.12

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    Make sure that you have the MICUSB485VTR2 (USB to RS485) This converter is attached in package of MIC 500 camera.

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    Make sure you have programmed on your PC latest Firmware of Camset Software.

    Version 4.12 includes the MIC file1.07 which contain all available protocols. 

    In case Bi-phase card has been inserted in Power Supply box, remove this PCB during upgrading of your MIC camera, in very few cases this may be cause a connection failure during upgrade process.

     

    Step-by-step guide

     

    Connected into a IP network by Bosch IP Devices.

    The following table indicates the wiring requirements to connect a MIC series camera to either Bosch Videojet or VipX encoders.

    Green Connector Power supply

    RS485 connector Decoder/Encoder

    RxB

    TxD

    RxA

    RTS

    Shield

    shield

    TxA

    CTS

    TXB

    RXD

     

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    During power up of MIC 500 camera, OSD data appears on the screen.

    Have a look at this, in order to know:

    1. Camera address
    2. Protocol
    3. Baudrate

     

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    Use these settings in Universal Cam set, so you are able to manage the camera by PTZ controls.

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    • Universal Cam set software is compatible Windows 7.
    • Comm port selection should be “ com port X “  ( which X is port number assigned by W7 to USB )
    • Click “Standard Controls“ and next  “MIC Protocol Programming”.
    • Following screen will appear:

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    1. Select your MIC model in MIC model box

      Select required protocol :  Bosch or Pelco D + P

       

    2. Select “ Do not use unique Security Code”. NOTE : Since MIC cameras ( 400 and 500 ) has been provided with 18 characters long serial number, no need anymore to use this number for upgrade purposes.

      MIC 400 series which do have older type of serial number ( 9 characters ), you have to use and select “ serial number “ prior generate Code and Security code.

       

    3.  De-select  “ High Speed Upload “

       

    4. Click “ Upload file to MIC “.  You will get following warning, click on OK

     

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    Upgrading firmware will takes a few minutes, see green colored progress bar.

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    Upgrading has been finished when appears in status window “Disconnecting from MIC: complete“

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    • Now you had upgraded successfully your MIC 500 camera.
    • In order to get your MIC 500 works on the required protocol, you have to make a selection in the OSD menu of the camera.
    • Click on “ ON Screen Menu “

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    • Now you entering the Menu in MIC 500, use PTZ buttons in order to make your selection.

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    • Press Tilt Down button until “Enter Password “ is selected

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    • Press Pan Right button twice and next Tilt up.  Default PW = 1000

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    • Press Tilt Down button until “Communications “ is selected

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    • Press Pan Right button, now you are able to select required protocol and Baud Rate.

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    • When exit the menu, you will get this warning “ Are You sure “
    • Select APPLY SETTINGS following by pressing Pan Right button.

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