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VDT2304ME
VDT2308ME
VDT2316ME
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1. Install Hard Drive &DVD Writer
1.1Install Hard Drive
Notice: 1. Support two SATA hard drives. Please use the hard drive the manufacturers
recommend specially for security and safe field.
2. Please disconnect the power before being connected to other devices. Don't hot plug in/out
STEP1
Unscrew and Open the top cover, connect the power and data
cables. Place the HDD onto the bottom case as below.
STEP2
Fig 1.1 Connect HDD
Screw the HDD as below.
Fig 1.2 Screw HDD
Notice: 1. For the convenience to install, please connect the power and data cables firstly,
and then screw to fix.
1.2 Install DVD Writer ( not for VDT2300ME-A )
STEP1 Unscrew and Open the top cover, connect the power and data
cables. Place the DVD writer onto the bottom case as below.
Fig 1.3 Connect the DVD Writer
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STEP2
Screw the DVD writer as below.
Fig 1.4 Screw the Writer
2. Connections
2.1 Rear view for 4-ch DVR
Fig 2.1 Rear view for 4-ch DVR
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Connect to monitor
2
Connect to monitor as an AUX output
channel by channel. Only video display,
no menu show
3
Audio output, connect to the
sound box
4
Connect to speed dome
5
Connect to keyboard
6
Connect to external sensor1-4
7
Video input channels from 1-4
8
VGA output, connect to monitor
9
Network port
10
Only for USB mouse
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+5 V and Grounding
12
4 CH Audio input
13
POWER INPUT
14
For cooling the device
2.2 Rear view for 8-ch DVR
Fig 2.2 Rear view for 8-ch DVR
1
Connect to monitor
2
Connect to monitor as an AUX output
channel by channel. Only video display, no
menu show
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Audio output, connect to the
sound box
4
Video input channels from 1-8
5
POWER INPUT
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For cooling the device
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VGA output, connect to monitor
8
Network port
9
Only for USB mouse
10
Connect to speed dome
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Connect to keyboard
12
+5 V and Grounding
13
Connect to external sensor1-4
14
4 CH Audio input
2.3 Rear view for 16-ch DVR
2.3 Rear view for 16-ch DVR
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Connect to speed dome
2
Connect to keyboard
3
Connect to external sensor1-16
4
Connect to high-definition
device (optional)
5
Network port
6
VGA output, connect to monitor
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Connect to monitor
8
Video input channels from 1-16
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4 CH Audio input
10
Power on/off
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For cooling the device
12
+5 V and Grounding
13
1-ch relay output. Connect to
external alarm.
14
Only for USB mouse
15
Connect to monitor as an AUX
output channel by channel. Only
video display, no menu show
POWER INPUT
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Audio output, connect to the sound box
17
display
3. Power on
Step1: connect with the source power; switch on the power button near the
power port on the rear panel
Step2: the device will be loaded, and the power indicator will display blue
Step3: before start, a WIZZARD window will be pop-up and show some
information about time zone,time setup,network configuration, record
configuration and disk management. User can setup here and refer to the
concrete setup steps from the corresponding chapters. If users don’t want to
setup Wizard, please click Exit button to exit.
After the device power on, if there is no menu or only has live image display,
user can long press ESC button to switch.
Notice: this serial device can only display menu on VGA monitor or BNC monitor at one
time, if there is live image display without menu display, please check up whether other
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device has menu display firstly, or long press ESC key to wait for login dialog box to
appear. Long press ESC key can switch the output between BNC and VGA.
4. Basic setup
4.1 Accessing the DVR menus
4.1.1 Login
Press the MENU button which will bring the LOGIN dialogue box and enter
the user name: admin and password: 123456
Fig 4.1 Login
4.1.2 Main menu setup
Click right mouse, or press ENTER button on the front panel can enter into
the main menu. Menu-System refer to Fig 4.2
Fig 4-2 Main menu setup
Basic configuration: user can set video system, menu language, audio, time
and authorization check.
Live configuration:User can set name/time display, picture color and hide
cameras.
Record configuration:User can set record quality, frame rate, resolution, time
stamp and recycle.
Schedule configuration: users can set schedule for timer, motion detection,
and sensor alarm respectively.
Alarm configuration: users can set sensor type, alarm trigger and buzzer
alarm.
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Network configuration: Users enable network function, and configure IP
address, DDNS, transmission video parameters here.
User configuration: Administrator can add, delete users, and change their
authorization
PTZ configuration: users can set protocol, baud rate, address, presets and
auto cruise track here.
Advanced configuration: users can reboot the device and import & export
data into or from mobile storage medium.
4.2 DVR recording modes
User need to install and format a HDD, and set all the recording parameters
before recording. There are four kinds of record modes.
4.2.1 Manual Recording
User can press REC button on the front panel after quitting system setup.
Press this button again to stop recording.
Or press REC button on remote controller, click again to stop.
Or click REC button on the tool bar with mouse, click again to stop.
4.2.2 Schedule Recording
Enter into main menu—schedule configuration (refer to Fig 4-3). Users can
set different schedule time for every day in one week. If user wants a special
schedule for one day can use Holiday function.
The column means the seven days of a week from Monday to Sunday, the
row means 24 hours of a day. Click the grid to do relevant setup. Blue means
checked area, gray means unchecked area.
Fig 4-3 Schedule record setup
4.2.3 Motion Detection Recording
Motion detection recording: when there is a motion event detected, the
camera will be triggered to record and have an alarm out.
Enter into main menu-alarm configuration-motion configuration (refer to Fig
4-4), enable Detection first;
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Fig 4-4 Motion detection interface
Enter Motion detection area (refer to Fig 4-5) to set Sensitivity and Detection
area.
Fig 4-5 motion detection area setup
4.2.4 Alarm Recording
Enter into main menu-Alarm configuration-Sensor alarm (refer to Fig 4-6),
enable Detection first, setup the device type.
Fig 4-6 sensor alarm record
Enter into Trigger configuration, select alarm out and recording cameras and
linked PTZ; set Alarm out hold time and Buzzer hold time. Click OK to save
settings.
4.3 Playback
This unit supports live record playback, time search and event search. It
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displays full or 4 screens in playback.
4.3.1 Live playback
Click Play
button to playback the record. Refer to Figure4-7. User can do
concrete operation by click the buttons on screen.
Fig 4-7 live playback
4.3.2 Time search
Enter into Search configuration, select Time search. If it recorded in a certain
day, the date will show highlight.
Select a date, press Search button, click the time grid to set the play start time
or input play record time manually. The selected time match the blue grid.
Click Play button. It will play from the time point where user set.
Click the relative buttons on the screen to do fast forward/rewind, pause, stop,
and change the screen mode and re-search.
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Fig 4-8 time search
4.3.3 Event search
Enter into Search configuration, select Event search (refer to Fig 4-9), and
choose a certain day in the event search interface.
Click Search button, the searched event information will displayed in the
event list box, user can select date, channel, tick off Motion, Sensor or All
accordingly.
Double click a video file to playback.
Fig 4-9 Event search
4.4 Back up
This unit supports backup by built-in SATA DVD Writer, with USB Flash and
USB HDD.
Install DVD Writer (refer to Chapter1.2), enter into Backup interface (refer to
Fig 3-10), set the start & end time, select channels, click Search button; the
searched data will be displayed in the data backup list box.
Press Backup button, it will begin to write video from HDD inside DVR to
backup device. Click Start button to start backup.
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Fig 4-10 Backup setup
5. Remote Surveillance
To making remote access, the DVR should be connecting to LAN or Internet.
There are three kind of method for remote accessing.
5.1 Using DHCP to get IP address automatically
Click the Menu button, enter into System—Network configuration (refer to Fig
5-1), enable DHCP in the both the DVR and the router.
Fig 5-1 Network configuration
Enter Video to set network video parameters like resolution, frame rate etc.
Open an IE browser on computer on the same LAN. Input the IP address of
the DVR in IE address blank and enter.
IE will download ActiveX automatically. Then a window pops up and asks for
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user name and password.
Input name and password correctly (the default user name is admin and the
password is 123456), and enter. It will show the remote picture.
Note:If the ActiveX cannot be downloaded or installed, please refer to
Appendix A Q7 in the user manual.
5.2 Access DVR on WAN
Input IP address, Subnet, Gateway. If using DHCP, please enable DHCP in
both the DVR and router.
Enter Video to set network video parameters like resolution, frame rate etc.
Forward IP address and port number in Virtual Server setup of the router or
virtual server. Close firewall.
If users want to utilize dynamic domain name, need apply for a domain name
in a DNS server supported by the DVR or router. Then add to the DVR or
router.
Open IE browser, input IP address, or dynamic domain name and enter. If
HTTP port is not 80, add the port number after IP address or domain name.
IE will download ActiveX automatically. Then a window pops up and asks for
user name and password.
Input name and password correctly, and enter to view.
5.3 Connect the DVR to Internet through dial-up ADSL
Input IP address, Subnet, Gateway gotten from your ISP. If using ADSL,
please input user name and password, and click OK. The DVR will connect
the server and show “connection succeeds”.
The following steps are the same as STEP4-7 of the connection way above.
If users want to utilize dynamic domain name, need apply for a domain name
in a DDNS server supported by the DVR or router. Then add to the DVR or
router.
Open IE browser, input IP address, or dynamic domain name and enter. If
HTTP port is not 80, add the port number after IP address or domain name.
IE will download ActiveX automatically. Then a window pops up and asks for
user name and password.
Input name and password correctly, and enter to view.
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