VB-CAM-201 Appendix

    From ViewSonic User Guide Database

    Technical Specifications


    Item Specifications
    Video System 4K@30fps, 1080P@30fps, 720P@30fps
    Sensor Sony, 1/2.5 inch, CMOS, 8.51M pixel
    Lens 121° (DFOV), 110° (HFOV), 5x Digital Zoom, Pan/Tilt ± 15°
    Digital Noise Reduction 2D & 3D Digital Noise Reduction
    Video S/N ≥ 55dB
    Backlight Compensation Support


    Item Specifications
    Full Frequency Speaker 96 dB SPL in the case of 0.5 meters
    Microphone Array Beamforming microphone, pick up distance up to 6 meters

    USB Features

    Item Specifications
    Connection Type USB 3.0, downward compatible with USB 2.0
    Video Compression YUY2 / MJPG / H.264
    USB Audio 32K sampling rate, support UAC 2.0
    USB Communication Protocol UVC 1.1~1.5
    UVC PTZ Control Support

    Input/Output Interface

    Item Specifications
    HD Output 1 x HDMI (v. 2.0) (Video output only)
    USB Interface 1 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0 (for external microphone connection)
    Network Interface 1 x RJ45: 10M/100M adaptive Ethernet
    Wireless Bluetooth 5.0
    Power Jack DC 12V, 1.5A (Max)


    Item Specifications
    Control Method 2.4G Remote Control
    Installation Method Desktop, Wall, TV and other display devices.
    Operating Temperature 0° C ~ 40° C (32° F~104° F)
    Storage Temperature -40° C ~ 60° C (-40°F~140° F)
    (W x H x D)
    601 x 116 x 142 mm (bracket included)
    (23.67" x 4.57" x 6")
    Net Weight 2.2 kg (4.86 lbs)

    LED Indicators

    Light Description
    Firmware Upgrade
    VB-CAM-201 LED 1.svg
    Waiting for Remote Control pairing
    VB-CAM-201 LED 2.svg
    Remote Control pairing finished
    VB-CAM-201 LED 3.svg
    Bluetooth waiting for pairing
    VB-CAM-201 LED 4.svg
    Bluetooth pairing finished
    VB-CAM-201 LED 3.svg
    Bluetooth connecting
    VB-CAM-201 LED 3.svg
    Steaming is active
    VB-CAM-201 LED 5.svg
    Streaming is not active/closing
    VB-CAM-201 LED 6.svg
    Quick Flash Button on Remote Control clicked
    Solid Red
    Microphone muted
    VB-CAM-201 LED 7.svg
    Solid Red
    3A function prohibited
    VB-CAM-201 LED 7.svg

    LED Indicators - Host 1 and Host 2 Mode

    Light Description
    Blue Host 1 mode
    VB-CAM-201 LED 3.svg
    Blue Host 2 mode
    VB-CAM-201 LED 3.svg


    Problem or Issue Possible Solutions
    No power
    • Make sure you have turned on the device by pressing the Power button on the remote control.
    • Make sure the power cord is properly and securely connected to the device and power outlet.
    • Plug another electrical device into the power outlet to verify that the outlet is supplying power.
    The video image displayed by the camera is shaking
    • Ensure the camera is securely installed and stable.
    • Check for any nearby equipment that may be giving off vibrations.


    General Precautions

    • Make sure the camera is turned off and the power cable is unplugged from the power outlet if it will not be used for an extended period of time.
    • Avoid lens should avoid bright objects (e.g., sunlight), and unstable light conditions.
    • Do not use the camera around facilities that can transmit high-power radio waves (e.g., television station).

    Cleaning the Camera Lens

    • Wipe the camera lens with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth. This removes dust and other particles.

    Cleaning the Case

    • Use a soft, dry cloth to clean.


    • ViewSonic® does not recommend the use of any ammonia or alcohol-based cleaners on the device or case. Some chemical cleaners have been reported to damage the device and/or case.
    • ViewSonic® will not be liable for damage resulting from use of any ammonia or alcohol-based cleaners.

    Firmware Update

    Visit the ViewSonic website or VB-CAM-201 product page to get the latest firmware update for the VB-CAM-201.

    1. Download and open the firmware update tool. Click Next to continue the installation process.
    2. VB-CAM-201 Firmware 1.png
    3. Click Browse to select a different installation folder or click Next to continue the installation.
    4. VB-CAM-201 Firmware 2.png
    5. Click Install to begin the installation.
    6. VB-CAM-201 Firmware 3.png
    7. When the installation is complete, click Finish.
    8. VB-CAM-201 Firmware 4.png
    9. Open the VB-CAM-201 firmware update tool.
    10. Connect the VB-CAM-201 to your computer via USB cable. If the VB-CAM-201 is undetected, the tool will show “Camera connection failed” and you will need to check the connection status on your computer.
    11. NOTE: Connect your USB cable to the USB 3.0 port. The USB 2.0 port is only designed for external microphone connection.
    12. Click Upgrade to start the firmware update process.
    13. NOTE: Wait for the update process to complete and do not disconnect the power or USB cable.
      VB-CAM-201 Firmware 5.png
      VB-CAM-201 Firmware 6.png
    14. Once the update is complete, the message “This is the latest Firmware version” will appear.
    15. VB-CAM-201 Firmware 7.png
      • Do not disconnect or power off during the update.
      • The update tool supports multiple languages.