Connecting the Camera
Camera Set Up
After setting up the camera in the OR, connect it to the Brainlab Navigation Station.
Hospital Network Connection Limitations
For some installations, you are able connect the camera to a Brainlab Navigation Station via the hospital network using a LAN connection. This option depends on the installed camera and local restrictions. If LAN connection is not approved in your region, the feature is unavailable.
For information on restrictions in your region or restrictions to your installed camera, contact Brainlab support.
If there is no camera connected upon opening the Camera software, the Connect to a Camera page opens.
If a camera connection was already established, the camera field of view page opens upon starting the software. Select the Connection button on the main page to access the Connect to a Camera page where you can check the connection status.
Device: Camera name
Serial Number: Printed on the type plate of the camera cart
Status: Availability of the device
Connect/Disconnect: Initiates/terminates the connection of the camera to the Brainlab Navigation Station.
Available (Last used)
The camera is available for connection. This is the camera that was last connected to the Brainlab Navigation Station you are using.
The camera is available for connection.
The camera is connected to the Brainlab Navigation Station.
The camera is connected to a different Brainlab Navigation Station and is not available.
The camera was connected, but the connection was lost. The camera is still selected for use.
To reestablish the connection, reconnect the camera.
Camera Connection Trouble Shooting
The Camera software is used to connect the camera to your Brainlab Navigation Station via the hospital network.
In case of problems (e.g., a connection cannot be established, the connection is interrupted, tracking data is corrupted), check the camera status on the Connect to a Camera page.
If you are unable to connect via hospital network, connect the camera directly to the Brainlab Navigation Station using a LAN cable.
When the camera is connected directly via LAN cable, the camera field of view opens on start up (rather than the Connect to a Camera page).