How to make adjustments with the Night Scene Setting Tool in the VB-C50i / VB-C50iR software

Article ID: ART112622 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


How to make adjustments with the Night Scene Setting Tool in the VB-C50i / VB-C50iR software


Night Mode Setting Tool

Below is a description of the Night Mode function with which you can take pictures in dark conditions.

Night Mode Setting Display Screen

1. "Load Settings" button - Loads the Night Mode settings currently set in the VB-C50i/VB-C50iR.

2. "Save Settings" button - Saves the Night Mode settings edited using this Tool. After setting the Night Mode function, be sure to click the "Save Settings" button to save the settings.

3. "Stop Communication" button - This button can be clicked during communication with the VB-C50i/VB-C50iR to cut the connection.

4. Setting number selection box - Select the number of the setting you want to use.

5. Cancel Infrared Cut Filter - Check to remove the camera's Infrared Cut Filter to enable shooting with black-and white images using infrared light.

6. Turn Infrared Light ON - Check to take photographs using the infrared light. You will see clearer images in darkness.

7. Enable Slow Shutter - Check to select a shutter speed for the camera.

Setting Up Night Mode

1. With the Schedule Setting Tool, open the Night Mode Setting Tool. - In the Service tab of the Schedule Setting screen for a Normal or Special Schedule, check Night Mode, select a setting number and click the "Detail" button, or click the "Night mode setting tool" button on the toolbar. If you have opened the Night Mode Tool from the toolbar, select a setting number from the setting number selection box in the Night Mode Setting screen.

2. Check Cancel Infrared Cut Filter. - For selecting ON and OFF of the infrared light and setting slow shutter.

3. Click the "Save Settings" button to save the settings and close the Night Mode Setting screen.


  • If you have selected "Enable Slow Shutter", exposure will be manual, and aperture and gain will be at maximum. Change the shutter speed and adjust brightness according to your operating environment and photographic subject.
  • If you specify a shutter speed of 1/15 seconds or slower, auto focus will not operate.


In Night Mode, focusing with Auto Focus may be difficult or may appear to be out focus.



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