Fanvil i31S Video Door Phone Installation Guide

Fanvil i31S Video Door Phone Installation Guide

Package Contents

  • Door Phone
  • Connectors
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Mounting Temlate
  • RFIC Cards
  • Screw and Wrench

Physical Specifications

Device size

223 x 130 x 74mm



Front Panel




Get the video.

Infrared light & Photoresistor

The Compensate for lack of ambient light


The door phone has a built-in speaker for convenient communication and alert use.


The door phone has a built-in microphone hidden in the pinhole located on the front panel

RFID Reader

Use RFID cards to unlock the door by touching RFID reader of device.

Button Definition

Button Description


Press the Button, calling or request to open the door.

Numeric Keyboard

Input password to open the door or call.

LED Definition





Steady Blue

Door unlocking


Door locking



Blinks per second


Steady Blue

Call Hold


On Hook


Steady Blue



On Hook

Network & SIP Registration

Blinks per second

Network error


Network is normal, SIP is not registered

Blinks every 3 seconds

SIP Registration failed

Steady Blue

SIP Registration succeeded

 Port Definition

After removing the Back Panel of device, there are one terminal block connectors for power and lock control connection as shown in the picture below.

Network Connector

Power and Electric-lock Connector


2 3 4









12V DC Input

Electric-lock switch

Indoor switch

JP1 JumperThere are two modes for power supply of electric-lock as shown in the picture below.(The default is “Passive Mode ”).

Passive Mode:When the electric-lock starting current is more than 12V/500mA, need to use the externaldrive mode, the electric lock interface for short circuit output control.

Active Mode :When the electric-lock starting current is less than 12V/500mA, can use the internal drive mode, the electric lock interface is 12V DC output.

  • Jumper in passive mode
  • Jumper in active mode

Wiring instructionsNO: Normally Open ContactCOM: Common ContactNC: Normally Close Contact

Driving Mode

Electric-lock Mode








No electricity when open

Electrify when open


































































  • Front
  • Panel Main Part of Intercom
  • Rain Shade
  • Back Panel

Figure 1 Three Major Parts of i31S

Step 1: Installation preparation

  • Check the following contents:
    1. Hex wrench x 1
    2. RJ45 plugs x 2 (1 spare)
    3. TA5 x 40mm screws x 4
    4. 35mm screw anchors x4
  •  Tools that may be required:
    1. Hex wrench
    2. Phillips screwdriver (Ph2 or Ph3), hammer, RJ45 crimper
    3. Electric impact drill with an 6mm drill bit

Step 2: Drilling

Figure 2 Wall Mounting

  • Place the mounting template with dimensions on the surface of a wall in a desired flat position.
  • Use an electric drill to drill the 4 holes marked on the mounting template. It is recommended to drill about 50mm deep. Remove the template when finishing drilling.
  • Push or hammer screw anchors into the drilled holes.

Step 3: Removing hanging shell

  • With L-shaped screwdriver, unpack the front panel as diagram (3) (Counter- lockwise) and (4) Figure 3Figure 4
  • After taking off the 6 conductive sponges in the plastic shell, use the cross screwdriver to remove the 6 screws on the plastic shell and remove the rain cover from the plastic shell. Then separate the plastic shell from the rear shell as diagram (5).






Figure 5

Step 4: Back panel fixing and cablingFigure 6Figure 7

  • Select the hole for cable supply, 15cm to 20cm cable length is recommended. Note: The direction of the cable hole on back panel is pointing down.
  • With 4 TA5*40mm screws, tighten the back panel on the wall as diagram (6).
  • Connect the cables of RJ45, power, and electric-lock to the motherboard socket as mentioned in connectors description (refer to Section 2).
  • Test whether there is electricity by doing the following:Press the # button for 3 seconds to get the IP address of intercom by voice. Input access password or press the indoor switch to check electric-lock installation.Note: Do not proceed mounting until you have finished the electric checking.

Step 4: Mounting







Figure 8






Figure 9

After locking the 6 screws into the corresponding position of the plastic housing, the 6 conductive sponges is loaded into a screw hole. As shown in Fig. 8, the rear shell is locked Note: This sponge can enhance the ESD protection function of the product. Kindly suggest that it should not be ignored!

Push the front panel into the plastic frame, and tighten it with 6 screws as diagram (9)Note: Make sure the screws have been tightened properly for better waterproof effect.

Searching Door Phone

There are two methods as shown below to search the device.

Method 1:Open the iDoorPhone Network Scanner. Press the Refresh button to search the device and find the IP address.

Method 2:Press and hold the “#” key for 3 seconds and the door phone will report the IP address by voice.In addition device provides the device surface DSS key operation to switch IP address acquisition mode: long press the DSS key for 10 seconds, to be issued by the speaker Beep, and then press the DSS key three times, the beep stops. Wait 10 seconds, after the success of the system automatically broadcast the current IP address.


Default Setting

Default DHCP Client


Static IP Address

Default Web Port


Default Login User Name


Default Login Password


Display IP address

Hold # for 3 seconds to display by voice

Search Tools

iDoorPhone Network Scanner


SIP Door Phone Setting

Step 1: Log in the door phoneInput IP address (e.g. into address bar of PC’s web browser.The default user name and password are both admin.

Step 2: Add the SIP account.Set SIP server address, port, user name, password and SIP user with assigned SIP account parameters.Select “Activate”, and then click Apply to save this setting.

Step 3: Setting DSS keySet the DSS key as shown below for a quick start. Click “Apply” to save this setting.Type: Hot KeyNumber 1: The DSS Key will dial to this Number 1.Number 2: If Number 1 is unavailable, it will be forwarded to Number 2.Line: Working lineSubtype: Speed dial

Step 4: Door Phone Setting

Door Unlocking Setting


  1. Local PasswordStep 1: Go to EGS Setting ї Features ї Set Local Password (The default is “6789”).Step 2: Use the device’s Numeric Keyboard to input password and “#” key, and then the door will be unlocked.
  2. Private Access CodeStep 1: Go to EGS Access ї Access Rule ї set Access Code.Step 2: Use the device’s Numeric Keyboard to input password and “#” key, and then the door will be unlocked.

RemoteRemote PasswordStep 1: Go to EGS Setting ї Features ї Set Remote Password (The default is “*”).Step 2: To answer the call made by visitor via SIP phone, press the “*” key to unlock the door the visitor.

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RFID CardStep 1: Go to EGS Access ї Enter the Name and ID Number (Only Front 10 yards) ї Press Add to Access Table.Step 2: Use pre assigned RFID cards to unlock the door by touching RFID area of device.




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