Unisight Digital Technologies TZHEF08 User manual

TZHEF08 Embedded DVR User Manual
Digital Video Network Surveillance System
Unisight Digital Technologies, Inc.
Digital Video Network Surveillance System
TZHEF08 series Net DVR
User Manual
(V2.0)
Thank you for purchasing Unisight Embedded DVR. This manual applies to TZHEF08 Series
Net DVR. Please read it carefully for the better use of the product.
The contents in this manual are subject to change without notice. Unisight assumes no
responsibility for inaccuracies or omissions and specifically disclaims any losses, or risks incurred
as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use of any of the contents of this manual.
Further information can be found on the following website: www.unisight.net
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Index
Chapter1 Product Introduction......................................................................................................5
1.1
Summary......................................................................................................................5
1.2
Features........................................................................................................................5
2.1
Checking the DVR and Its Accessories .......................................................................6
Chapter3 Operational Instructions ................................................................................................7
3.1 Front panel introduce ..........................................................................................................7
3.2
IR Controller...............................................................................................................8
3.3
Menu Description ......................................................................................................11
3.3.1
Menu Items .....................................................................................................11
Display ...................................................................................................................................................................
3.3.2
Menu Operation ..............................................................................................12
3.4
Input text...................................................................................................................15
Chapter4 Basic Operation Guide ................................................................................................15
4.1
Power on...................................................................................................................15
4.2
Preview .....................................................................................................................16
Status Description ..................................................................................................................................................
Icon Color ..............................................................................................................................................................
4.3
User name and password ...........................................................................................19
4.4
PTZ Control...............................................................................................................21
4.5
Manual Record .........................................................................................................23
4.6
Playback ....................................................................................................................25
4.7
Backup Recorded Files.............................................................................................29
4.8
Shut Down DVR.......................................................................................................31
Chapter5 Parameters Setup Guide ..............................................................................................31
5.1
Administrator and Password......................................................................................31
5.2
Add and Delete User..................................................................................................34
5.3
Unit Name and Device ID .........................................................................................38
5.4
Video Output Standard and VGA Setup ....................................................................39
5.5 Camera name and OSD Setup...........................................................................................39
5.6
Video Parameters Setup.............................................................................................42
5.7
Mask Area Setup........................................................................................................43
5.8
View Tampering Alarm..............................................................................................45
5.9
Video Loss Alarm ......................................................................................................47
5.10
Motion Detection.......................................................................................................48
5.11
Preview Properties.....................................................................................................51
5.12
Recording Setup ........................................................................................................53
5.13
External Alarm Input and Relay Output ....................................................................56
5.14
Network Parameters ..................................................................................................62
5.15
PTZ............................................................................................................................64
5.16
RS232 setup...............................................................................................................69
RS232 menu description...................................................................................................................................
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Example: PPP (Modem) passive dialup through PSTN....................................................................................
Chapter6 Utilities........................................................................................................................75
6.1
Restore Parameters ....................................................................................................75
6.2
Upgrade .....................................................................................................................76
6.3
Hard Disk Management.............................................................................................77
6.4
Stop Alarm Out.........................................................................................................78
6.5
Reboot.......................................................................................................................78
6.6
Power Off .................................................................................................................78
6.7
View Log ...................................................................................................................78
6.8
System Information ...................................................................................................80
Appendix A Mouse control function ...............................................................................................81
Appendix B HDD Capacity Calculation .........................................................................................83
Appendix C DVR Connect Cable Definition ..................................................................................84
1 RS-485 connect cable made method ...............................................................................84
2 RS-232 connect cable made method ...............................................................................84
3 UTP network connect cable made method......................................................................85
Appendix D Troubleshooting ..........................................................................................................87
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Chapter1 Product Introduction
1.1 Summary
TZHEF08 series network digital video recorder is an excellent digital surveillance product. It
uses the embedded MCU and Linux, combining the most advanced technology in Information
Industry such as video and audio encoding/decoding, hard disk record and TCP/IP. The firmware
is burned in the flash, more stable and reliable.
TZHEF08 series device has both the features of digital video recorder (DVR) and digital
video server (DVS). It can work stand alone, also be used to build a powerful surveillance
network, widely used in bank, telecommunication, transportation, factories, warehouse, irrigation,
etc.
1.2 Features
Compression
H.264 video compression algorithm (PAL is 25FPS and NTSC is 30FPS).
Support multi-zone motion detection.
Support mask function to mask sensitive area.
Support view tampering alarm function for spiteful camera block.
Support video signal loss alarm function.
Support position configurable OSD&LOGO.
Support both constant bit rate and variable frame rate.
Storage function:
2 SATA interface for 2 HDD. The HDD can be supported 2000GB
maximum.
Support HDD S.M.A.R.T function.
Support FAT32 file system.
Support many record mode: all time record, motion detect record, external alarm record,
motion & alarm record, motion | alarm record, manual record.
Support cycle and non-cycle record mode.
Support USB flash disk, USB hard disk and USB CD/DVD for backup.
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Preview & Playback function:
Support one composite video output and one spot video output
Support playback fast, slow, pause, forward, backward, frame by frame, etc.
Use define preview layout.
Support one channel playback
Network function:
Support TCP, UTP, RTP, Multicast, DHCP, etc.
Support ADSL (PPPoE) dialup function.
Remote parameters setup.
Remote playback, download the recorded files in DVR.
Remote upgrade DVR firmware.
Remote control PTZ.
Support Internet Explore for network control
Remote get alarm information of DVR.
Others:
Support network voice talk.
Support PTZ local and remote control.
Support multi-lever user management.
Support local and remote search log function.
Automatically recovery from exceptions leads to high reliable.
Provide SDK and demo source code to shorten the application development
time.
Chapter2 Installation
Warning: Before you install the DVR, please make sure the power of DVR is
switched off.
2.1 Checking the DVR and Its Accessories
When you get the product, check that all the items are included in your product
package. There is a list in the package. If any of the items is missing, please contact
your dealer.
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Chapter3 Operational Instructions
3.1 Front panel introduce
Fig 3-1 Front panel introduce
Form 3-1 Items on front panel
Index
1
2
Type
Name
Lamp
USB
Numeric
Keys
MENU
3
Function
Keys
2
3
ESC
EDIT
Description
IR receiver.
USB interface
Input number, lower case, upper case character and
symbols.
1. Switch preview mode into menu;
2. Brush control short key[WIPER].
3. Press [MENU]for more than 5 seconds to cancel button
beep sound.
[ZOOM-]in PTZ control.
[ZOOM+]in PTZ control.
Cancel and back to parent menu.
1. In edit state, delete the current cursor character;
REC
2.
3.
1.
2.
1.
PTZ
2. [SHOT]in PTZ control (adjust preset).
1. Enter into PTZ control mode;
PLAY
PREV
A
[IRIS+]in PTZ control;
Select 9 or × to enable or disable.
Local playback;
[AUTO]in PTZ control.
Manual record;
2. [IRIS-]in PTZ control..
1) Multi screen preview switch;
2) Switch menu mode into preview;
[FOCUS-]in PTZ control.
1. Input switch (number, lower case, upper case and
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symbol);
2.
3.
4
State
Lamps
5
Control
Keys
SHIFT
READY
STATUS
ALARM
RECORD
NETWORK
Direction
Keys
ENTER
3.2
[FOCUS+]in PTZ control;
In preview mode, display or hide the channel status
bar.
Switch between numeric keys and function keys
DVR is ready.
Green means you can use IR remote control.
Red means there is alarm.
Twinkle in red means reading or writing HDD.
Network status.
Composed of [Ç],[È],[Å] and [Æ].
1. Menu mode, use[Å]/[Æ] select,[Ç]/[È] to edit;
2. PTZ direction control;
3. Playback speed control.
1. Menu confirmation;
2. Select 9 or × to enable or disable;
3. Pause playback.
IR Controller
Fig 3-2 IR elevation
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Form 3-2 Instruction of IR
Index
Name
Description
1
POWER
Turnoff device.
2
DEV
Enable/Disable IR remote control
3
Numeric Keys
Same as numeric keys of front panel.
4
EDIT
Same as EDIT key of front panel.
5
A
Same as A key of front panel.
6
REC
Same as REC key of front panel.
7
PLAY
Same as PLAY key of front panel.
8
INFO
Same as INFO key of front panel.
9
VOIP
Same as VOIP key of front panel.
10
MENU
Same as MENU key of front panel.
11
PREV
Same as PREV key of front panel.
12
Direction Keys
ENTER
Same as direction keys and enter key
of front panel.
13
PTZ
Same PTZ key of front panel.
14
ESC
Same as ESC key of front panel.
15
Reserved
16
F1
Same as[F1]key of front panel.
17
Lens control
IRIS, FOCUS
control.
18
F2
Same as[F2]key of front panel.
ZOOM
for
lens
Loading the batteries into the IR controller
1.
2.
3.
Remove the battery cover.
Insert the battery. Please take care that the poles (+ and -) are correctly
positioned.
Replace the battery cover.
Start to use IR controller
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Switch the device power on, wait without any operations until preview screen
appears, and then you can use IR remote control to manage DVR on condition that the
device ID is default “255”, which can be changed in “Display” menu.
If the default device ID has been changed, please press [Power] & [DEV] key of
IR remote control, input the present device ID and then press [ENTER] key. Then you
can use IR remote control to operate this DVR.
Stop using IR controller
When IR controller status is on, press [DEV]key again, the “STATUS” lamp will
be turned off. The IR controller can not control this DVR.
Switch the DVR off
Turn off the power switch directly.
When IR controller can not work normally
Check batteries poles.
Check the remaining charge in the batteries.
Check IR controller sensor is mask.
Please change another IR controller to try again. It the problem is still existed,
please contact administrator.
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3.3 Menu Description
3.3.1 Menu Items
Form 3-3 First Glance at menu
Menu Name
Dis
play
Recording
Alarms
Function
Unit name
Device ID
Require password
Screen saver
Video standard
Enable scaler
Brightness
Menu transparency
VGA resolution
Date and Time
Preview
Overwrite/Stop recording
Select camera
Stream type
Resolution
Frame rate
Bit rate
Enable Rec & Schedule
PreRec time
PostRec time
Copy to camera
Select Alarm in
Alarm input type (Normal open/
Normal close)
Alarm handling & policy & PTZ
linkage
Copy to alarm in
Alarm out & time
Alarm out schedule
Copy to alarm out
Menu Name
Image
Network
PTZ
Function
Select camera
Camera name
Color setup
Date OSD position
View tampering area and response
setup
Video signal loss
Motion detection on/off area and
policy
Advanced setting
Copy to camera
DVR IP address
DVR port
Sub net mask
Gateway
Remote host IP and port
Remote host port
http Port
Email
Advanced setup
PTZ parameters
Preset setup
Sequence setup
Cruise setup
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Exceptions
User
Password
Add or delete user
Password setup or modification
User rights setup
Utilities
Restore parameters
Upgrade firmware
HDD management
Stop alarm output
Reboot
View log
System information
3.3.2 Menu Operation
How to enter into menu mode
1) Press [MENU] key to enter into DVR main menu.
2) Press [PLAY] short key to enter into playback menu.
3) Press [REC] short key to enter into manual record menu.
4) Press [PTZ] short key to enter into PTZ control interface.
Notes: You must input user name and password. The default user name is
“admin” and password is “12345”.
Main Menu Description
The main menu interface is shown as fig 3.3:
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Fig 3.3 Main menu
There is one small frame named “Active Frame”. It can be moved from one item to another by
using direction keys ([↑][↓]). When the “Active Frame” is located on one icon, you can press
[ENTER]key to enter into the sub menu. For example, move the “Active Frame” to “Image” icon,
press [ENTER] to enter into the sub menu as following fig 3.4:
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Fig 3.4 Camera input adjustment
Each menu contains different kinds of items. There is a small rectangular frame
named “Active Frame” which is pointing to the selected item. This “Active Frame”
can be moved by direction keys ([↑][↓][←][→]). There are several kinds of menu
items as following:
1.
Check Box: Provides two options, “9” means enable and “×” means
disable. You can use [ENTER]or[EDIT]key to switch over.
2.
List Box: Provide more than 2 options. However, only one of them can be
selected. After pressing [EDIT] you can use[↑]and[↓]to select one option.
For example, on the right side of “Select Camera”, there is a list box for you
to select one camera.
3.
Edit Box: This is for you to input characters. Press[EDIT]key to enter into
edit status, you can input text here:
a) Press[A]key to select number, upper case, lower case or symbols;
b) Use[→]and[←]keys to move cursor;
c) Use [EDIT]key to delete the character in front of cursor;
d) Press [ENTER] to save & exit or[ESC]to exit without saving.
4.
Button: Trigger a special function or enter into next sub-menu. For
example, press “Policy” button to enter into sub-menu. Press [Confirm] to
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save parameters and return to parent menu. Press [Cancel]button to cancel
and return to parent menu. The button in grey means it can be operated only
after it is enabled.
How to exit menu
Press [PREV]key to exit menu and return to preview mode.
3.4
Input text
In the menu interface, if you are in edit status (for example, in the “camera name”
edit box), at the bottom of screen, the input status is appeared:
Here it means you can press numeric keys to input digital number.
Press[A]key to change input methods. You can select “number”, “Uppercase”,
“Lowercase” or “Symbol”.
Uppercase
Lowercase
Symbol
There are 24 symbols in all. They are divided into 4 pages, and you can use[0]key to
turn over page.
Chapter4 Basic Operation Guide
4.1
Power on
Note: Please make sure the power supply matches DVR and AC adapter
connected correctly. Before switch DVR on, please connect one monitor with
VOUT or VGA interface. Otherwise, you can not see graphic user interface and
can not operate.
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Turn on the power switch in the rear panel.
When DVR is started,[POWER]lamp is in green. On the monitor or VGA display,
DSP and HDD initialization process will be shown.
The first line represents DSP initialization. If the DSP icon is “×”, it means that
the DSP is initialized error, please contact administrator at once.
The second line represents HDD initialization. If the HDD icon is “×”, it means
the corresponding HDD is not installed or not detected. If HDD is not detected, please
contact administrator.
Note: If HDD is not installed or not detected, DVR will beep for alarm. You can
disable the buzzing in “alarm” menu ->”Exceptions” option.
4.2
Preview
DVR will enter into preview mode after it is started.
On preview screen, you can see date, time, camera name and camera status icon.
Set system date and time in “Camera” → “Date OSD” menu, please refer to 5.5;
Change camera name in “Camera” menu, please refer to 5.5
In the screen, it will display record and alarm status of each camera. Shown as
fig 4.1, These two kinds of status will switch over automatically.
Press [A] key to display or hide the camera status bar.
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Fig 4.1 Recording status
Form 4-1 Camera record status
Icon
Icon Color
Status Description
White
No video signal
Yellow
Video input
Pink
Manual recording
Green
Real time recording
Blue
Motion detect recording
Red
External alarm recording
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Fig 4.2 Alarm status
Camera alarm status is following:
Form 4.2 Camera alarm status
Ico
n
Col
or
Icon
Status Description
White
Video signal lost
Yellow
View tampering alarm
Pink
Motion & External alarm
Green
No alarm
Blue
Motion alarm
Red
External alarm
Press numeric keys to switch over individual camera preview. For example,
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press[2]key to preview 2nd camera.
Press[EDIT]key to manual cycle preview. You can set the auto preview mode in
“Preview” menu, referring to 5.11.
Press[PREV]key to switch multi-screen preview.
4.3 User name and password
Note: When DVR is delivered from factory, there is only one default
administrator named “admin”, and password is “12345”. The administrator’s
name can not be modified, while the password can be modified. The
administrator can create 15 users and define their user rights.
Login
Login dialog is following Fig 4.3
Fig 4.3 Login dialog
Use[Ç]/[È]keys to select one user, press[Æ]key to enter into “Password” edit
box, input corresponding password, press[ENTER]key to exit edit box. The “Active
Frame” will be moved to “Confirm” button. Press[ENTER]key to enter into main
menu. If there is buzzing alarm, it means the user name and password are not
matched. After three error times, DVR will enter into preview mode.
Modify password
For those users created by admin, they can modify their password as following:
Step1: Enter into main menu
Press[MENU]key, in the login dialog, select your user name, input the correct
password, you can enter into the main menu. As Following pictures shows.
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Fig 4.4 Input password
Fig 4.5 Main menu
Step 2: Select the objective user name by using [↑],[↓] then move the “Active
Frame” to “Password” icon by using[Æ]/[Å]keys. As fig 4.6 shows.
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Fig 4.6 Modify users’ password
Step 3: Input new password
Use numeric keys to input new password. The password can be null. It also can
be 16 numerals. Press[ENTER]to exit edit box, and move to “Verify” item to verify
password.
Note: In edit box, use [Æ]/[Å]to move cursor and[EDIT]key to delete the
numeral in front of the cursor.
Step 4: Modify password successfully
Move the “Active Frame” to “Confirm” button, press[ENTER]key. If the
password is modified successfully, you will turn to the main menu. Or an error dialog
will be pop up. You can repeat step 3 to modify again.
4.4 PTZ Control
Note: The user must have the “PTZ control” right.
PTZ control interface
In preview mode, press[PTZ]key, in the login dialog, select one user name and
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input the correct password, you can enter into PTZ control interface.
In menu mode, press[PTZ]key, you can enter into PTZ control interface directly.
Shown as following picture.
Fig 4.7 PTZ Control interface
Currently controlled camera’s name is displayed which the position is defined by
yourself.
Select channel
In PTZ control mode, you can press numeric keys to select channel. For
example, press[2]key to select the second camera PTZ.
After you select the camera PTZ, you can use the control keys to control PTZ.
PTZ control keys description
Direction control keys: [↑],[↓],[←],[→];
ZOOM control keys:
[ZOOM+],[ZOOM-];
FOCUS control keys: [FOCUS+],[FOCUS-];
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IRIS control keys:
[IRIS+],[IRIS-];
Adjust preset keys:
[REC/SHOT];
Auto control key:
[PLAY/AUTO];
Wiper control key:
[WIPER/MENU];
Light control key:
[LIGHT/F1];
Auxiliary device control key:[AUX/F2]
Adjust preset description
In PTZ control mode, press[REC/SHOT]key, and press the preset number (three
numeric keys), DVR will adjust the corresponding preset number. Repeat
pressing[REC/SHOT]key, and press the preset number, DVR will adjust that preset
number.
When you exit PTZ control mode, the camera will stay at the current position.
Note: The PTZ preset number is set already. Please refer to PTZ menu for preset setup. V2.1
firmware can support 128 preset at most.
Start/Stop auto in PTZ control mode
In PTZ control mode, press[PLAY/AUTO]key to start PTZ auto function.
Press[PLAY/AUTO]key again to stop.
When PTZ is in auto mode, if you exit PTZ control mode, PTZ will continue
auto function unless you enter into PTZ control mode again, and
press[PLAY/AUTO]key to stop.
Exit PTZ control mode
Press[ESC]or[ENTER]to exit and return preview mode.
4.5
Manual Record
Note: The user must have the corresponding right, DVR has HDD and HDD is
formatted already.
Manual record
In preview mode, press[REC]key, in the pop-up login dialog, select the name and
input the correct password, you can enter into the “Manual Record” interface.
In menu mode, press[REC]key to enter into “Manual Record” interface directly.
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Fig 4.8 Manual record interface
Description
Manual record interface has following parts: channel number, channel status,
start/stop record, start all and stop all buttons.
Channel: List the channel number that DVR has.
means idle. Green means the
Status: Channel work status has 4 cases:
channel is recording (including real time recording, alarm recording, motion detection
recording). Red means network transmission. Orange means both recording and
network transmission.
Start/Stop: “9” means you can start corresponding channel recording. “×”
means you can stop recording.
Start All: Press this button to start all channels recording.
Stop All: Press this button to stop all channel recording.
Press[ESC]key to enter into preview mode. Press[MENU]key to enter into main
menu. Press[PLAY]key to enter into playback menu. Press[PTZ]key to enter into PTZ
control mode.
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4.6 Playback
Note: The user must have “Playback” right.
Playback interface
In preview mode, press[PLAY]key, in the pop-up login dialog, select username
and input correct password, you can enter into “Playback” interface.
In menu mode, press[PLAY]key, you can enter into “Playback” interface
directly. Show as Fig 4.9(The two screen play back function may canceled ,so the
second channel option may not displayed)
Fig 4.9 Playback interface
Description
Select a Channel: Move the “Active Frame” to “chan”, press “edit” button, then
use[↑]or[↓]key to select a channel.
Rec Type: Use[↑]or[↓]to select recorded files type. The file type options have
“All”, “All Time”, “Motion Detect”, “Alarm” and “Manual”.
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Time Section: You can define the search time section. Move “Active Frame” to
the time edit box, use numeric keys to input the detail time.
Search: Search the matched recorded files and display them in the list box. If
there is not matched file, a corresponding dialog box will be pop-up.
Play by Time: Playback the recorded stream directly based on the time section.
Select Page: In the file list box, each page will only display 8 files. If the
matched files are more than 8, you can select page to list other files. 500 pages (4000
files) can be searched in one time. You can use numeric keys or [↑][↓]keys to select
page.
File List Box: List the matched files. File started time, file size are displayed in
the list box. You can use[↑][↓]keys to move the scroll bar to select file.
Backup Devices: You can select USB flash, USB HDD, USB CD-R/W to
backup the files or clips.
Copy: Start to backup.
Backup Today: Backup all recorded files of today.
Operation when playback
Fig 4.10 Playback interface
At the bottom of image, there is an information bar and the following
information is included: Volume, Play Progress, Play Speed, Played Time and File
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Total Time.
Display/Hide information bar: [MENU]
Open/Close sound: [PLAY]
Adjust play progress: [←](Backward),[→](Forward). The unit is “%”.
Adjust play speed: Normal speed is “1x”. Use [↑]to increase play speed ( 2X,
4X, 8X and MAX). Use[↓]to decrease play speed (1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X and single)
Pause/Continue: Press [ENTER]to pause/continue playback. If played frame by
frame, Press[ENTER]to play one frame.
Copy segment:[EDIT];Stop copy: [EDIT](Need a back up device to store the
segment)
Exit: [ESC]
Note: When DVR is busy, if you select high play speed, maybe there is
difference for actual play speed.
Exit playback
In playback interface, press[ESC]key to enter into preview mode.
In playback interface, press[MENU]key to enter into main menu, press[REC]key
to enter into manual record, and press[PTZ]key to enter into PTZ control mode.
Playback with mouse plunged
If you playback with a mouse plunged, the interface will be a little different. And
you can acquire more functions to operate in the playback course. Shown as following
fig 4.11.
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Fig 4.11 Play back control bar
There is an additional bar appears. We call it control bar.
Control bar descriptions:
: You can click these buttons to skip backward or forward
3% each time.
: You can click these buttons to select the play speed
: Click this button to pause.
: Click this button to be mute, click it again to recover the
sound.
: Click this button to start copy the segment, click it again to
stop.
: Click this button to hide the control bar, right click your
mouse and select display to display the control bar.
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: Click this button will trigger a rectangle area on the screen
,draw the rectangle with left key of your mouse to the
area you want to zoom in then double click left key to
zoom in that place. Click left key again to return to the
playback interface.
4.7
Backup Recorded Files
Note: The user must have “Playback” right. Please connect with backup
devices before you start to backup.
In the playback interface, you can backup the recorded files.
In the preview mode, press[PLAY]key, in the login dialog, select username and
input the correct password, you can enter into the playback interface.
In the menu mode, just press[PLAY]key, you can enter into playback interface
directly.
Backup intraday recorded files
In the playback interface, move “Active Frame” to “Backup Today” button,
press[ENTER]key, all intraday recorded files of all channels will be backup to the
save device. A pop-up dialog will display the backup status.
If backup device is not connected correctly or DVR do not detect the backup
device, an exception dialog will be pop-up. Please ask administrator for more
information.
Backup the files that matched your requirement
Step 1: Search the matched files
In the playback interface, select one channel and record type, input the time
section, move “Active Frame” to “Search” button, press[ENTER]key, DVR will start
to find and list the matched files.
Step 2: Select the files that you want to backup
In the file list box, use[↑]or[↓]keys to move the scroll bar. When the scroll bar
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stays at the file you wan to backup, press[EDIT]key to select it. The symbol “9” is
the selection tag. You can use the same method to select other files you want to
backup. After finish, you can do next step. Shown as following fig 4.12
Fig 4.12 Playback list
Step 3: Select backup device
Please confirm the backup device: USB flash memory, USB HDD, USB CDR/W, and select the corresponding backup device.
Step 4: Start and finish backup
Move “Active Frame” to “Save” button and press[ENTER]key to start backup.
When backup is started, corresponding message box will pop-up to indicate the
result.
Backup video segment
You also can backup the image segments when the image is being playback. The
steps are:
1. Enter into the interface of playback the files or playback by time;
2. Press[EDIT]key to start selecting the current playback image, and
press[EDIT]again to stop selecting. This segment is selected;
3. You can repeat step 2 to select many segments. 30 segments can be selected
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up. If you press “Confirm” button, DVR will start to backup the selected
segments. If you press “Cancel” button, DVR will abort backup.
Playback the video segment
You can use our file player software to playback the video segment in PC. You
can find the player software in attached CD.
Exit playback interface
Please refer to chapter 4.6.
4.8
Shut Down DVR
Shut down DVR normally
Use menu
Enter into “Utilities” menu, move “Active Frame” to “Power Off” button and enter into
power off dialog, press “Confirm” to make DVR ready for shutting down, then turn off the switch
on the rear panel.
Turn off the power switch of real panel directly.
Chapter5 Parameters Setup Guide
Only the users that have “Parameters Setup” right need to read this chapter. When
the following parameters are modified and saved, you must reboot the DVR to make
the new parameters take into effective. Other parameters do not need to reboot.
5) Any network parameters
6) resolution and record schedule
7) External alarm sensor type
8) View tampering alarm schedule
9) Video lost alarm schedule
10) Motion detection alarm schedule
11) External alarm schedule
12) Alarm output schedule
5.1 Administrator and Password
When DVR is left from factory, there is one default administrator. The name is
“admin” and password is “12345”. The name can not be changed, while the password
can be.
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Password modification
Press[MENU]key, in the login dialog, select the username as “admin”,
use[→]key, move cursor to password edit box, input “12345”, press “Confirm” to
enter into administrator menu.
Fig 5.1 Enter into user menu
Move “Active Frame” to “User” icon, press[ENTER]key to enter into “User
Management” menu. Shown as fig 5.2
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Fig 5.2 User management
In the user name list box, only “admin” is existed. You can use[→]key, move
“Active Frame” to password edit box, and press[EDIT]key to enter into edit status.
Press numeric keys to input the new password. The password is only combined by 16
numerals at most. After you finish inputting password, press[ENTER]key to exit.
Move “Active Frame” to “Verify password” edit box, input the verify password.
Move “Active Frame” to “Confirm” button, and press[ENTER], if password and
verify password are the same, the password will be saved and taken into effective.
If password and verify password are not same, a warning message box will be
appeared. Shown as fig 5.3
Fig 5.3 Error
In this case, press[ENTER]to return password edit box, and input new password
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again.
5.2 Add and Delete User
Enter into “User Management” interface.
Add user
The steps are following:
Step 1: Enter into “User Management” menu as fig 5.4
Please refer to chapter 5.1
Fig 5.4 user management
Step 2: Add new user name
In the “User Management” menu, move “Active Frame” to “Add” button and
press [ENTER], in the pop-up dialog, input the new user name (refer to chapter 3.4),
press [ENTER]and return “User Management” menu. Totally 15 users can be added.
Shown as fig 5.5
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Fig 5.5 Input user name
Step 3: Setup the password for new user
After you add one new user, the password is null. You can skip this step if you do
not want to change the password.
In the users list box of “User Management” menu, use[Ç][È]keys to select the
new user name, then use[Æ]key to the password edit box. Press[EDIT]key to enter
into edit box, use numeric keys to input the new password.
Step 3: Setup the rights for new user
The new added user has not any operational rights. You must setup rights for him.
In the users list box of “User Management” menu, use[Ç][È]keys to select the
new user name, then use[Æ]key to “Default Privileges” button, press[ENTER], the
user will have the default rights. The default rights include local playback, remote
playback and view log.
If you want to define the detail rights, move “Active Frame” to “Setup
Privileges” button and press[ENTER]to enter into rights setup menu as following:
Shown as picture 5.6
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Fig 5.6 Set user right
Operational rights are divided into “Local” and “Remote”. You can assign the
necessary rights to the user. Use[Æ][Å]key to move “Active Frame” to the
corresponding right items, press[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable or disable the item.
“9” means assigning the right to that user.
Step 4: Save the new user’s password and rights
In the “User Management” menu, press “Confirm” button, the user’s password
and rights will be saved and return main menu. If you press “Cancel” button, the
configuration will be abandoned.
User rights description
“Local”:
Local rights are for local operation, such as the operation using front panel, IR
controller and RS-485 keyboard.
PTZ control: Locally control PTZ;
Record: Manual start/stop recording;
Set parameters Setup: Locally setup the DVR parameters;
Log: Locally view the log on DVR;
Utilities: Locally upgrade firmware, format HDD, reboot DVR and shut down
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DVR, etc.
“Remote”:
PTZ Control: Remote control PTZ;
Record: Remote manual start/stop recording;
Set parameters Setup: Remote setup the DVR parameters;
Log: Remote view the log on DVR;
Utilities: Remote upgrade firmware, format HDD, reboot DVR and shut down
DVR, etc.
Talk: Client talks with DVR;
Alarm: Remote control DVR alarm output;
Local Video Out: Remote control DVR video output;
Com Control: DVR RS-232 transparent channel function.
MAC address
This MAC address is not the address of DVR but the PC that will access DVR. If
you setup this MAC address, only the PC with this MAC address can access this
DVR.
At PC end, in DOS prompt, you can use “ipconfig” command to get the PC MAC
address (6 bytes).
Delete user
In “User Management” interface, you can use[Ç][È]keys to select one user, then
use[Æ] to move “Active Frame” to “Del” button, press[ENTER], in the pop-up
confirmation dialog, press “Confirm” button to delete the selected user and return.
Press “Cancel” or[ESC]to abort deleting. Shown as fig 5.7
Fig 5.7 Delete user
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5.3 Unit Name and Device ID
Unit name
In the “Display” menu, shown as fig 5.8:
Fig 5.8 Display menu
There is an item named “Unit Name”. The default unit name is “Embedded Net
DVR”. Move “Active Frame” to unit name edit box, press[EDIT]key to enter into edit
status, you can modify the unit name. About how to input characters, please refer to
chapter 3.4. Press[ENTER]key to finish modification. Select “Confirm” button and
press[ENTER], you can save the new unit name and make it into effect. Press
“Cancel” button or[ESC]key to abort modification.
Device ID:
When you use IR controller to operate DVR, you must use device ID to select
DVR. The default device ID of DVR is “255”. If there are more than one DVR in one
place, please define different device ID for each DVR. Otherwise, the IR controller
will control all DVR with the same device ID at the same time.
In “Display” menu, move “Active Frame” to the device ID edit box, in the edit
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status, you can use numeric keys to input new device ID. The device ID value is
ranged among 01-255.
After you finish the modification, press “Confirm” button to save and take effect
or press “Cancel” to abort modification.
5.4 Video Output Standard and VGA Setup
Video output standard
There is one VOUT BNC connector at the rear panel of DVR. It is used to
connect with analog monitor and can support PAL or NTSC video output. You can
modify video output standard to match video input.
In “Display” menu: There is a list box named “Video Output Standard”, you can
use[Ç][È]key to select PAL or NTSC video output.
VGA setup
There is one VGA interface at the rear panel of DVR. You can use it to connect
with VGA display. You can define VGA resolution, refresh frequency in “Display”
menu.
There are following options: 1280*1024/60Hz,1024*768/60Hz, 800*600/60Hz.
You can use[Ç][È]key to select.
Press “Confirm” button to save or “Cancel” to abort.
5.5 Camera name and OSD Setup
Camera Name
In “Camera” menu, you can define name for each camera. Please notice that
camera’s name can not be copied. Shown as fig 5.9
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Fig 5.9 Input camera number
The steps of camera name setup:
Step 1: Select one camera.
Step 2: Move “Active Frame” to camera name edit box, press[EDIT]key to enter
into edit status, you can input digital number, uppercase and lowercase characters
(refer to Chapter 3.4). The camera name can support 32 characters.
Step 3: Press[ENTER]key to exit edit status.
Move “Active Frame” to “Confirm” button, press[ENTER]to save the
modification and you can see the new camera name. Press “Cancel” button
or[ESC]key to abort.
Camera Name Position
If you do not want to display camera name, just disable the check box beside
camera name edit box. The disable flag is “×”. If you enable the check box, you can
setup the camera name position. You can copy the position to any other camera. The
setup steps are:
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” menu.
Step 2: Select one camera.
Step 3: Enable the check box on the right side of camera name, then you move
“Active Frame” to “Position” button, press[ENTER]to enter into camera name
position setup interface, as picture below in that interface, you can
use[È][Ç][Æ][Å]keys to move camera name position. When the position is fixed,
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press[ENTER]and return “Camera” menu, and press “Confirm” button to save it. In
the “Image Setup” menu, press “Cancel” button or[ESC]key, you can abort the
modification.
OSD is abbreviation of “On Screen Display”. For our embedded DVRDVS, it
includes displaying system time and camera name.
OSD settings include: System time, time format, time display position, camera
name, camera name display position, etc.
System Time
In “Display” menu, you can setup DVR system date and time.
Move your active frame to “Date/Time setup” item, and press enter.
Date Display Mode: Move the active frame to Date Display Mode then
press[EDIT] then use[↑][↓]key to select OSD format. There are following OSD
formats:
MM DD YY
MM DD YY
YY MM DD
YY MM DD Here YY means year, MM means month, DD means day.
You can also enable DST (Daylight-saving Time) function here. Shown as fig
5.10
Fig 5.10 Date/time setup
Date OSD Position
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In “Camera” menu you can adjust the position where you want Date to display,
move active frame to “Position” item on the right side of “Date OSD” item and press
enter button. Then you will see the picture below. Use [↑][↓][←][→]to adjust the
position of date. Shown as picture below.
Fig 5.11 Set position of Data & Time
5.6 Video Parameters Setup
For different camera and different background, in order to get the best video
image, you need to adjust video parameters such as brightness, saturation, contrast
and hue, etc.
You can setup the camera individually, and also you can copy the video
parameters of one camera to any other cameras. Here are the setup steps:
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” ,select a camera then enter “Color setup” menu.
Shown as fig5.12
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Fig 5.12 Color setup
Step 2: Select camera: Please use[Ç][È]keys to select one camera.
Step 3: Adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and hue: Move “Active Frame” to
the “Adjust” button on the right side of Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Hue,
press [ENTER]key, you will enter into the corresponding adjust interface. In the
adjust interface, there is one scroll bar at the bottom, you can use[Ç][È]keys to
adjust and can find the video image will be changed at the same time. When you are
satisfied with the real time video image, press[ENTER]to return “Color” menu.
Step 4: You can copy the video parameters of current camera to any other
cameras. Or you can repeat setp2 and step3 to adjust for any other camera.
After adjusting, in “Image Setup” menu, press “Confirm” button to save
parameters and make them into effective. Otherwise, press “Cancel” button
or[ESC]key to abort modification.
5.7 Mask Area Setup
In some cases, maybe you want mask the sensitive area. This area will not be
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preview and recorded. The mask area setup steps are following:
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” menu:
Step 2: Select one camera: You can use[Ç][È]keys to select one camera.
Step 3:Enter into “Advanced settings” enable the check box beside “Privacy
Mask” item, you can press[Enter]or[edit] key to change the flag into “9”, and active
“Area” button. Move “Active Frame” to “Area” button on the right side of mask
check box, press[ENTER]key to enter into mask area setup interface. Shown as fig
5.13
Fig 5.13 Mask area setup
Step 4: Setup mask area: In the mask area setup interface, there is one small
yellow pane on the upper left side. For PAL camera, the whole screen is divided into
22*18 panes (22*15 for NTSC), you can use[↑][↓][→][←]keys to move the yellow
pane to your hope position and press[EDIT]key, the yellow pane will be turned into
red, then you can use[↑][↓][→]keys to extend the red pane and [←]key to shrink the
red pane. This red area is the mask area.
After you make sure the red mask area, press[EDIT]key to save the mask area.
The maximum mask area size is 8*8 panes and the minimum size is only one pane.
You can setup 4 mask areas at most.
After you finish setup, press[ENTER]key to return “Advanced settings” menu.
You can press[A]key to clear all mask areas.
Step 5: Save mask area: You can repeat step2, step3 and step4 to setup mask area
for other cameras. In “Advanced setting” menu, press “Confirm” button to save the
mask area, press “Cancel” button to abort.
Here is the example for mask area function. Shown as fig 5.14
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Fig 5.14 Area masked
Disable the mask check box means cancel the mask area.
5.8 View Tampering Alarm
If you enable this function, when someone blocks the camera spitefully, DVR will make
warning alarm.
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” menu:
Step 2: Select camera: Please use[Ç][È]keys to select one camera.
Step 3: Select sensitivity: move active frame to sensitivity item right beside the “View
tampering” item. Press [edit]key, then you can use[↑][↓]keys to select the sensitivity for “View
Tampering” item. The sensitivity options are: Low, Normal and High. Select one of them will
active “Area Setup” and “Policy” configuration.
Step 4: View tampering area setup Move “Active Frame” to “Area” button, press
[ENTER]key to enter into area setup interface. The setup methods are same as that of mask area
setup. After setup the area, press[ENTER]key to return “Advanced settings” menu. You can
press[ESC]key to abort.
Only one view tampering area can be setup, and the size of the area can be full screen.
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Step 5: View tampering alarm setup In “Advanced settings” menu, move “Active Frame”
to “Policy” button, press[ENTER]key to enter into “View Tampering Handle” menu: Shown as fig
5.15
Fig 5.15 View tampering handle setup
Step 6: Alarm schedule setup: When there is view tampering alarm happened, DVR will
handle the alarm based on the schedule. You can set 4 periods for each day one week. Also you
can copy the schedule of one day to other days.
Notes: Time periods can not be repeated. Please reboot DVR to make the parameters into
effective.
Step 7: Setup alarm policy: If there is view tampering alarm happened in schedule, DVR
will response based on the policy. You can select one or more solution including “On Screen
Warning”, “Audible Warning”, “Upload to Center” and “Trigger Alarm Output”. You can use
[↑][↓]and [EDIT]key to enable or disable them. “×” is disable and “9” is enable.
Step 8: Save alarm setup: After your setup, press “Confirm” button and return “Image
Setup” interface. In “Image Setup” menu, press “Confirm” button to save current camera
parameters and return main menu.
Step 9: Save all cameras: If you want to setup other cameras, please repeat from step2 to
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step 8. In “Image Setup” menu, press “Confirm” key to save all cameras parameters. Press
“Cancel” button or[ESC]key to abort.
Select “Off” option for “View Tampering”, you can delete the view tampering area.
Note: Only one view tampering area can be setup for each camera. The view tampering area
can not be copied. If the schedule is modified, you must reboot the device to make the parameters
into effective.
5.9 Video Loss Alarm
When the video cable or camera has something wrong, the video image is lost. If you enable
video loss alarm, in such case, DVR will make alarm.
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” menu:
Step 2: Select camera: Use[Ç][È]keys to select one camera.
Step 3: Enter into “Advanced settings” interface: Move “Active Frame” to the handle
method box on the right side of “Signal Loss” item, use[Ç]key to select “Handle” option and
move “Active Frame” to the “Policy” button on right side. Press[ENTER]to enter into “Signal
Loss” interface: Shown as fig 5.16
Fig 5.16 Video signal loss handle setup
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Step 4: Setup alarm schedule: You can setup working schedule. Only when the video loss is
happened in the schedule, DVR will response.
Note: The 4 time periods can not be repeated. Please reboot DVR to make parameters into
effective.
Step 5: Setup alarm policy: You can select one or more response solutions, including “On
Screen Warning”, “Audible Warning”, “Upload to Center” and “Trigger Alarm Output”. You can
use [↑][↓]and [EDIT]key to enable or disable them. “×” is disable and “9” is enable.
Step 6: Save alarm setup: After your setup, press “Confirm” button and return “Advanced
setting” interface. Press “Confirm” button to save current camera parameters and return main
menu.
Step 7: Save all cameras: If you want to setup other cameras, please repeat from step2 to
step 6. In “Camera” menu, press “Confirm” key to save all cameras parameters. Press “Cancel”
button or[ESC]key to abort.
5.10 Motion Detection
If you enable this function, when there is motion detected, DVR will make alarm.
Step 1: Enter into “Camera” menu:
Step 2: Select camera: Use[Ç][È]key to select one camera after pressing [edit]key.
Step 3: Select motion detection sensitivity: On the right side of “Motion Det. Level” item,
there is a list box. That is motion detection sensitivity. There are 7 options, from 0 (the lowest) to
5 (the highest) and “Off”. You can use[↑][↓]keys to select one. If you select “Off” option, DVR
will not response even if there is motion detection. If you select other options, it will active
“Motion Area Setup” button and “Policy Setup” button. If you select low sensitivity such as 0,
DVR will response only when there is great motion detected. On the other side, for high
sensitivity such as 5, DVR will response with small motion detection.
Step 4: Motion area setup: You must define motion areas so that DVR will response when
there is motion in those areas. Move “Active Frame” to “Area” button on the right side of
sensitivity list box, press[ENTER]key, you can enter into “Motion Area Setup” interface. Shown
as fig 5.17.
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Fig 5.17 Motion area setup
The whole screen is divided into 22*18 panes (NTSC: 22*15). There is one yellow panel on
the upper left side. The motion area setup steps are the same as that of mask area setup (refer to
chapter 5.7). The only differences are that you can use[PTZ]key to set the whole screen as motion
area, and multi motion areas can be defined. Press[A]key to clear all motion areas.
Setup multi areas: After you setup one motion area, press[EDIT]key, the yellow pane will
appear again, then you can setup another motion area.
Clear motion area:
Clear part of motion area: Move the yellow pane to the start clear position of motion area,
press[EDIT], you will find the yellow pane is turned into black pane. You can use[↓][→]key to
enlarge or shrink the blue area. Press[EDIT]key to clear this part motion area.
Press[Enter]key to save and return “Image” menu. Press[ESC]to cancel.
Clear all motion areas: Press[A]key to clear all motion areas of this channel.
The keys used to setup motion areas are following:
13) [↑][↓][←][→]: Move yellow panel to any position;
14) [EDIT]:Yellow panel and red panel switch key:;
15) [→]: Right enlarge red pane;
16) [←]: Left shrink red pane;
17) [↓]: Down enlarge red pane;
18) [↑]: Up shrink red pane;
19) [PTZ]: Set whole screen as motion area;
20) [A]: Clear all motion areas;
21) [ENTER]: Save and return “Image Setup” menu;
22) [ESC]: Cancel setup and return “Image Setup” menu;
Step 5: Motion alarm policy: Move “Active Frame” to the corresponding “Policy” button of
motion detection alarm, press[ENTER]key to enter into “Motion Alarm Handle” menu: Shown as
fig 5.18
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Fig 5.18 Motion alarm handle setup
Step 6: Motion alarm record channel setup: When there is motion alarm happened, you
can trigger related camera to start to record. In “Motion Alarm Handle” menu, you can select one
or more record channels. Please use[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable the flag into “9”.
Note: In order to make the cameras start recording, in “Recording” menu, you must enable
recording schedule and set “Rec Type” as “Motion Detection” or “Motion | Alarm”. Please refer to
chapter 5.12 for recording setup.
Step 7: Motion alarm schedule: When the motion alarm is happened in schedule, DVR will
response such as “On Screen Warning”, “Audible Warning”, “Upload to Center” and “Trigger
Alarm Output”. You can setup 4 time periods for one day and 7 days for one week.
Note: Time periods in one day can not be repeated.
Step 8: Motion alarm handle method setup: You can select one or more handle methods
such as “On Screen Warning”, “Audible Warning”, “Upload to Center” and “Trigger Alarm
Output”.
Description: If “On Screen Warning” is enabled, when there is motion alarm happened and
DVR is in preview mode, DVR will switch to the related camera. If you trigger more than one
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camera, DVR will pop-up them one by one every 10 seconds. When the motion alarm is
disappeared, DVR will restore preview mode.
Step 9: Save motion alarm setup: Press “Confirm” button to return “Image Setup” menu. In
the “Image Setup” menu, press “Confirm” button to save the current camera parameters.
Step 10: Save all cameras: You can repeat from step2 to step8 to setup motion detection
parameters for other cameras. Also you can copy the parameters of one camera to any other
cameras.
Note: Motion alarm area can not be copied.
If you want to disable motion alarm area and motion alarm policy, you just need to select the
motion alarm sensitivity as “Off”.
5.11 Preview Properties
In “Preview” menu, you can setup preview mode, screen switch time, enable or disable audio
preview and preview layout.
Step 1: Enter into “Preview” menu: In the main menu, move “Active Frame” to “Preview”
icon and press[ENTER], you can enter into “preview” menu. Shown as fig 5.19
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Fig 5.19 Setup preview mode
Step 2: Preview properties:
Preview mode: For preview mode item, you can use[↑][↓]key to select one mode. If DVR
has only 1 channel, you can select only “1 Screen” option. If DVR has 4 channels, there are “1
Screen” and “4 Screen” options. If DVR has more than 4 but less than 9 channels, there are “1
Screen”, “4 Screen” and “9 Screen” options. If DVR has 16 channels, there are “1 Screen”, “4
Screen”, “9 Screen”, “12 Screen” and “16 Screen” options.
Switch time: That is image preview switch time. You can use[↑][↓]keys to select switch
time. There are many options, including “5 Seconds”, “10 Seconds”, “20 Seconds”, “30 Seconds”,
“1 Minutes”, “2 Minutes”, “5 Minutes” and “Never”. If you select “Never”, the preview image
will not be switched automatically. For example, for 16 channels DVR, if you select “4 Screen”
preview mode and “20 Seconds” switch time, DVR will cycle display 4 channels image every 20
seconds.
Audio preview: If you enable audio preview (“9”), when you preview single camera, DVR
will play the audio of that channel.
Preview layout setup: There is a square frame divided into many windows. If you select “4
Screen” preview mode, this frame is divided into 4 windows. Each window represents one
camera. You can move “Active Frame” among the windows. There is one bar under the square to
display the preview order of all cameras.
First select the biggest screen preview mode, for example, for 4-channel DVR, select “4
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Screen” preview mode so that all windows are display in the square.
Secondly, move “Active Frame” to one of these windows, press numeric keys to input
camera index. The small window will display that camera number. In this way you can change the
display order. If you press 0, then the corresponding window will not display live video.
After you define the camera preview order, you can select preview mode to meet your
demand.
Save setup: Press “Confirm” button to save preview properties. Press “Cancel” or [ESC]key
to abort.
5.12 Recording Setup
In main menu, there is an icon named “Recording”. You can enter into recording menu as
following:
Fig 5.20 Recording channel configuration
“Recording” menu description:
If HDD Full: There are two options: “Overwrite” and “Stop recording”. If you select
“Overwrite” option, when all HDDs in DVR are full, DVR will overwrite the earliest recorded
files and continue recording. If you select “Stop recording” option, when all HDDs are all full,
DVR will handle it as “Hard Disk Full” exception, please refer to chapter 5.17 for exception
menu.
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Select Camera: Here all channels are listed. You can use[↑][↓]keys to select one.
Stream Type: There are two options, one is “Audio&Video” stream and the other is “Video”
stream only. If you want to record video and audio, please select “Audio&Video” option,
otherwise you can select “Video” option to record only video. For DS-8000HSI DVR, there is
only one “Video” option.
Note: If you change this option, please reboot DVR to make parameter into effective.
Resolution: The higher resolution is, the clearer the image is. The resolution options from
low to high are: QCIF, CIF
Note: If you change this resolution option, please reboot DVR to make it into effective.
Bit Rate Type:
DVR will use the fixed bit rate to compress image. The bit rate size is defined in “Bit Rate”
option. In this case, we can calculate the recorded file size and network bandwidth that we need.
The max bit rate selection has relations to resolution. If you select high resolution, you must
select high bit rate. For CIF resolution, the typical max bit rate is 384K-768Kbps. For DCIF
resolution, the typical bit rate is 512K-1Mbps. For 4CIF resolution, the typical bit rate is 1Mbps1.5Mbps. Of course, you will select the proper max bit rate based on the camera, background and
image quality requirement.
Bit rate: You can select bit rate size for fixed bit rate type. It is the same as “Max Bit Rate”.
Frame Rate: Frame per second. Options are: 25 (PAL)/30(NTSC) 20, 16, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 1
For low frame rate, you can select low bit rate size.
PreRecord Time: When you enable motion detection recording or external alarm recording,
you can define prerecord time. The options are: No PreRecord, 5 Seconds (default selection), 10
Seconds, 15 Seconds, 20 Seconds, 25 Seconds, 30 Seconds and Max PreRecord.
MaxPreRecord is to save all data in PreRecord buffer. The PreRecord time is related with bit
rate. The lower bit rate, the longer PreRecord time is.
If the bit rate (Max bit rate) is very low, and you select “PreRecord Time” as “5 Seconds”,
maybe the actual perrecord time is more than 5 seconds. On the other side, if the bit rate is high,
and set “PreRecord Time” as “30 Seconds”, the actual prerecord time maybe is less than 30
seconds.
PostRecord Time: When external alarm or motion alarm is stopped, DVR will continue
recording time. The options are: 5 Seconds (default), 10 Seconds, 30 Seconds, 1 Minute, 2
Minutes, 5 Minutes and 10 Minutes.
Enable Rec: Enable or disable selected camera record function. “×” means disable and “9”
means enable.
Schedule: When you enable recording function, you can setup recording schedule.
Note: When the camera’s recording schedule is modified, you must reboot DVR to make it
into effective.
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All day recording setup:
Step 1: Enter into recording schedule menu
In recording menu, use[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable record function (“9” flag), press
“Schedule” button to enter into recording schedule menu.
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5.21 Recording schedule setup
Step 2: Select one day and enable all day recording option
For “Day” item, there are options: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
and Sunday. Use[↑][↓]keys to select one day. Move “Active Frame” to the check box on the right
side of “All Day” item, press[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable “All Day” option. “×” means
disable and “9” means enable.
Step 3: Record type
For “Rec Type” item, the options are: All Time, Motion Detect, Alarm, Motion|Alarm, and
Motion&Alarm, command.
For all day record mode, only one record type can be selected.
Step 4: Copy to other days
You can repeat step2 and step3 to setup for other days. Also you can copy the current day to
other days.
Step 5: Save
Press “Confirm” back to “Recording” menu. Press “Confirm” again to save the parameters
and return main menu.
Part time recording setup
Step 1: Enter into recording schedule menu
In recording menu, use[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable record function (“9” flag), press
“Schedule” button to enter into recording schedule menu.
Step 2: Select one day and disable all day recording option
For “Day” item, there are options: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
and Sunday. Use[↑][↓]keys to select one day. Move “Active Frame” to the check box on the right
side of “All Day” item, press[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to disable “All Day” option. “×” means
disable and “9” means enable.
Step 3: Setup time period and record type
There are 4 time periods for one day, and each time period can select different record type.
Input start time and stop time for each time period, and select record type for each period. The
record type options are: All Time, Motion Detect, Alarm, Motion&Alarm and Motion|Alarm,
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command.
Note: The time periods in one day can not be repeat.
Step 4: Copy to other days
You can repeat step2 and step3 to setup for other days. Also you can copy the current day to
other days.
Step 5: Save
Press “Confirm” back to “Recording” menu. Press “Confirm” again to save the parameters
and return main menu.
Note:
1) If record type is “Motion Detect” or other related types, you must setup “Motion
Detection” in order to trigger motion recording (refer to chapter 5.10).
2) If record type is “Alarm” or other related types, you must setup “Alarms” in order to
trigger alarm recording (refer to chapter 5.13).
3) The time period is among 00:00—24:00.
5.13 External Alarm Input and Relay Output
For DS-7108 , there are 16 alarm in and 4 relay out. In “Alarms” menu, you can setup for
each external alarm input.
In main menu, move “Active Frame” to “Alarms” icon and press[ENTER]key to enter into
alarms menu: Shown as fig 5.22
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5.22 Alarms setup
External alarm input setup:
Step 1: Select one alarm input Use[↑][↓]keys to select one alarm input.
Step 2: Alarm type
This is sensor type. You can select “Normal Open” or “Normal Close” according to the
sensor type.
Step 3: Enter into “Alarm in Handling” sub menu
In the “Alarms” menu, there are two options for “Alarm Handling” item. One is “Ignore”,
and the other is “Handle”. If you select “Handle” option, you can active “Policy” and “PTZ
Linkage” buttons on right side. Move “Active Frame” to “Policy” button and press[ENTER]key,
you will enter into “Alarm in Handling” sub menu: Shown as fig 5.23
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Fig 5.23 Alarm in handling setup
Step 4: Alarm trigger record channel setup
You can select channels to record for each alarm input. In the sub menu, you can
use[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable record channel. “×” means disable and “9 means enable.
Note: In order to trigger the channel to record, in “Recording” menu, you must enable
recording and select record type as “Alarm” or other related type. Please refer to chapter 5.12.
Step 5: Schedule for alarm handle method
When there is external alarm happened in the schedule, DVR will response according to the
handle methods.
Step 6: Alarm handle method
You can select one or more handle method: “On Screen Warning”, “Audible Warning”,
“Upload to Center” and “Trigger Alarm Output”.
Description: If “On Screen Warning” is enabled, when there is external alarm happened and
DVR is in preview mode, DVR will pop-up the related camera. If you trigger more than one
camera, DVR will pop-up them one by one every 10 seconds. When the external alarm is
disappeared, DVR will restore preview mode.
Step 7: Save setup
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In “Alarm in Handling” sub menu, press “Confirm” button and return “Alarms” menu. In
“Alarms” menu, press “Confirm” button to save the parameters.
Step 8: PTZ Linkage
Move “Active Frame” to “PTZ Linkage” button, press[ENTER]key to enter into “PTZ
Linkage” setup menu: Shown as fig 5.24
Fig 5.24 PTZ linkage setup
First select one camera, then select one of following PTZ linkage:
23) Preset: Set the flag as “9” to enable preset, in the preset number edit box and input one
preset number that has been setup already. Please refer to chapter 5.15 for preset setup.
24) Sequence: Set the flag as “9” to enable sequence and input one sequence number that
has been setup already. Please refer to chapter 5.15 for sequence setup.
25) Cruise: Set the flag as “9” to enable cruise. Please refer to chapter 5.15 for cruise setup.
Press “Confirm” button to save and return “Alarms” menu. Press “Cancel” button
or[ESC]key to abort and return “Alarms” menu.
Note: Please make sure that the PTZ you are using can support preset, sequence and cruise
functions. One external alarm input can trigger many cameras PTZ linkage.
Step 9: Copy the parameters to other external alarm input You can copy the parameters
of current alarm input to other external input.
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Step 10: Save setup In “Alarms” menu, press “Confirm” button to save the parameters.
Press “Cancel” button or[ESC]key to abort.
Alarm relay output setup
Step 1: In “Alarms” menu, use[↑][↓]keys to select one alarm output.
Step 2: Select delay time
The delay time is when the alarm is disappeared, the alarm output will continue output time.
The delay time options are: 5 Seconds, 10 Seconds, 30 Seconds, 1 Minute, 2 Minutes, 5 Minutes,
10 Minutes and Manual Stop. If you select “Manual’ option, the alarm output will not stop until
you press “Clear Alarm” button in “Utilities” menu. So the actual alarm output time is made up of
alarm input time and this delay time.
Step 3: Enter into alarm out schedule
You can set the schedule to make alarm output into effective. Move “Active Frame” to
“Schedule” button on right side of “Alarm Out Time” item, press[ENTER]key to enter into the
corresponding schedule menu: Shown as fig 5.25
Fig 5.25 Alarm out schedule
Step 4: Setup alarm out schedule
Like other schedule setup, you can set 4 time periods for one day and 7 days for one week.
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When you finish setup, press “Confirm” button to return “Alarms” menu.
Step 5: Copy one alarm output parameters to other alarm output
In “Alarms” menu, you can copy parameters of current alarm output to other alarm output.
Step 6: Save setup
When you finish setup, in “Alarms” menu, press “Confirm” button to save all parameters.
Note: If any schedule is modified, you must reboot DVR to make it into effective.
Exceptions
The exceptions can be handled at present include: hard disk full, hard disk error, illegal
access, IP address conflict, network failure, and NTSC/PAL differ.
Enter into “Exceptions” menu: Shown as fig 5.26
Fig 5.26 Exceptions setup
Including the following handle methods:
Audible Warning: DVR beep warning.
Upload to Center: Send exception information to center host PC.
Trigger Alarm Output: trigger local relay output.
You can select more than one handle methods.
After you finish setup, press “Confirm” button to save parameters. Press “Cancel” button
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or[ESC]key to abort.
5.14 Network Parameters
If you want use network to access DVR, you must setup network parameters.
Note: If any network parameter is modified, you must save and reboot DVR to make it into
effective.
In main menu, move “Active Frame” to “Network” icon and press[ENTER], you can enter
into “Network” menu as following: Shown as fig 5.27
Fig 5.27 network setup
“Network” menu description:
IP address: This IP address must not be conflict with other IP. If there is DHCP server in
network, you can set the IP as “0.0.0.0”, save and reboot DVR. In reboot process, DVR will
search the DHCP server and get one dynamic IP address. This item will display the dynamic IP
address. If DVR uses PPPoE function, also DVR can dialup into internet and this item will display
the dynamic internet IP address.
Port: Network access port number, must be greater than 2000.
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Mask: This is sub net mask.
Gateway: The gateway IP is used to communicate in different network segments
Remote Host IP and Port: If you set this IP and port, when there is alarm and exception
happened, DVR will send information to that host IP. The center with this IP can receive alarm
and exception information from DVR. You can use SDK to develop this center software.
HttpPort: The port is for IE browser. The default value is 80. It can be modified.
Advanced setup: Move “Active frame” to “Advanced” then press “enter” to enter into the
configure interface. Shown as fig 5.28
Fig 5.28 Advanced network setup
Advanced setup description :
NIC type: Defautl is “10M/100M Auto”, the other options are: 10M Half-Dup, 10M FullDup, 100M Half-Dup and 100M Full-Dup.
IP server address: If DVR uses PPPoE function, and get one dynamic IP address. If you set
DNS IP with one fixed Internet IP, DVR will send some information such as DVR name, DVR
serial number, DVR current IP to that fixed IP address. We -call that fixed Internet IP as DNS IP.
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The DNS server with that fixed Internet IP can receive DVR information and used to resolve DVR
dynamic IP.
This IP server is special software, not the normal domain name server. You can use the
provided SDK to develop this DNS software.
DNS IP : Get your DNS IP from your ISP . Fill in this item in order to get access to a remote
server with a domain name.
Multicast IP: It is one D-class IP address, among 224.0.0.0 --- 239.255.255.255. If you do
not use multicast function, you do not need to set. Some routers will prohibit multicast function in
case of network storm.
PPPoE: DVR support PPPoE dail-up function.
Example: Use PPPoE function
Step 1: Enter into “Network” menu.
Step 2: Select NIC type.
Step 3: Input port number. In the port edit box, use numeric keys to input port number. The
port number must be more than 2000.
Step 4: Input IP Server: Input one fixed Internet IP address where the IP analyst software
(IPServer) is run.
Step 5: Input PPPoE parameters. Use[ENTER]or[EDIT]key to enable PPPoE function (set
PPPoE flag as “√”). Input PPPoE username, password and verify password that ISP provided.
Step 6: Save parameters. In “Network” menu, press “Confirm” to save parameters. Reboot
DVR to make parameters into effect. In reboot process, DVR will start dialup using PPPoE
function. If DVR dialup internet successfully, DVR will display the dynamic internet IP address in
“Network” menu.
DDNS : This function is canceled in this series.
Email : This function is canceled in this series.
5.15 PTZ
There is one RS-485 port at DVR rear panel used for PTZ control. You can setup RS-485
parameters to match your PTZ protocol. In main menu, move “Active Frame” to PTZ icon and
press[ENTER]key, you can enter into PTZ menu as following: Shown as fig 5.29
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Fig 5.29 PTZ parameters setup
PTZ menu description
Select channel: Select one PTZ camera.
RS-485 parameters: Including baud rate, data bit, stop bit, parity, flow control, etc. These
parameters must be the same as those of PTZ. Protocol.
PTZ address: Each PTZ has one different address.
PTZ type: DVR had the following PTZ protocol: YouLi, LinLin-1016, LinLin-820, Pelco-p,
DM DynaColor, HD600, JC-4116, Pelco-d WX, Pelco-D, VCOM VC-2000, NetStreamer,
SAE/YAAN, Samsung, Kalatel-312, CELOTEX, TLPelco-p, TLHHX-2000, BBV, RM110,
KC3360S, ACES, ALSON, INV3609HD, Howell, Tc Pelco P, Tc Pelco D, AUTO-M, AUTO-H,
ANTEN, CHANGLIN, DeltaDome, XYM-12, ADR8060, EVI-D30, DEMO-SPEED, DMPELCO-D, ST832, LC-D2104, HUNTER, A01, TECHYIN, WEIHAN, LG, D-MAX, Panasonic,
KTD-348, infinova, PIH-7625, LCU, DennarDome, etc. Other PTZ protocols will be added with
the new firmware.
Note: In DVR “PTZ” menu, if you select Pelco-P protocol, when you setup PTZ address,
please plus or minus one compared with Camera ID. For example, if camera ID is 2, the DVR
PTZ address is set as ID 3.
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Preset setup: Preset is using one number to represent the camera’s position, zoom, focus and
iris. Move “Active Frame” to “Setup” button on the right side of “Preset” item, press[ENTER]key
to enter into preset setup menu. You can save 128 preset number. Please make sure the PTZ
support preset function before you setup preset.
Sequence setup: Each sequence is made up of several cruise points. Each cruise point
includes one preset number, dwell time and dwell speed. Please make sure the PTZ you are using
can support sequence function before you start to setup. You can save 16 sequences.
Cruise setup: Cruise is remembering the track of PTZ movement. Please make sure the PTZ
you are using can support cruise function.
Preset setup
In “PTZ” menu, move “Active Frame” to “Setup” button on the right side of “Preset” item,
press[ENTER], you can enter into “Preset” setup menu: Shown as fig 5.30
Fig 5.30 PTZ preset setup
Add preset number: You can input preset number (among 1-128) in the edit box. Then press
“Adjust” button to enter into PTZ control interface. In PTZ control interface, you can use direction
keys to adjust PTZ position, and use[IRIS+][IRIS-][FOCUS+][FOCUS-][ZOOM+][ZOOM-]keys
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to adjust iris, focus and zoom. After you finish adjusting, press[ENTER], then press “Save” button
to save the preset number. You can repeat this step to setup other preset numbers.
After you setup all preset numbers, press “Return” button to return “PTZ” menu. In “PTZ”
menu, press “Confirm” button to save all parameters.
Delete preset number: In “Preset” setup menu, input one preset number, press “Delete”
button, you can delete this preset number.
After deleting, press “Return” button to “PTZ” menu. In “PTZ” menu, press “Confirm”
button to save all modification.
Please make sure the PTZ you are using can support preset function.
Sequence setup
In “PTZ” menu, press “Setup” button on the right side of “Sequence No” item, you can enter
into “Sequence” setup menu: Shown as fig 5.31
Fig 5.31 PTZ sequence setup
In “Sequence” setup menu, first input the sequence number. The sequence is among 1 --- 16.
Each sequence is made up of cruise points, and each cruise point includes preset number, dwell
time and dwell speed. Dwell time is the time staying at that preset number. Dwell speed is the
speed that PTZ is moved to that preset number.
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Press “Add” button to add one cruise point.
Press “Confirm” button to save the cruise point into the sequence.
After you finish setup the sequence number, press “StartSeq” to check the current sequence.
Press “StopSeq” button to stop checking.
You can delete cruise points in one sequence.
After you finish sequence setup, press “Return” button back to “PTZ” menu. In “PTZ” menu,
press “Confirm” button to save the modification.
Please make sure the PTZ you are using can support sequence function.
Cruise setup
In “PTZ” menu, press “Setup” button on the right side of “Cruise” item, you can enter into
“Cruise” setup menu: Shown as fig 5.32
Fig 5.32 Cruise setup
Press “RecCru” button, you will enter into “PTZ control” interface. You can start controlling
PTZ with direction keys, press[ENTER]to save the operation track and return “Cruise” setup
menu. Press “StartCru” button to repeat the PTZ track until you press “Stop” button.
Press “Return” button back to “PTZ” menu. In “PTZ” menu, press “Confirm” button to save
this cruise.
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Please make sure the PTZ you are using can support cruise function.
5.16 RS232 setup
There is one RS-232 port at DVR rear panel. In main menu, move “Active Frame” to
“RS232” icon and perss[ENTER]key, you enter into “RS232” setup menu:
RS232 menu description
RS-232 parameters: Including baud rate, data bit, stop bit, parity, flow control, etc.
Work mode: The RS-232 can be used as “Console”, “PPP” or “Transparent Channel”.
Console: Connect with PC serial port. You can use HyperTerminal or NetTerm to control it.
PPP: Connect Modem, using PSTN to transfer video image.
Transparent channel: Connect serial devices. Remote PC can control these serial devices
through network.
PPP Mode: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. There are two options: “Active”
and”Passive”. “Active” means DVR will diaup through PSTN. “Active” function is not available.
“Passive” means DVR will wait for dialup.
Callback mode: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. There are two options: “By Dialer”
and “Preset Tel’. This function is not available.
Remote IP: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. This IP is defined for remote PC that will
connect DVR through PSTN.
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Local IP: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. This IP is defined for DVR.
Mask: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. Remote IP and Local IP are in the same sub
net.
Username, password and Verify password: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. Used for
login when remote PC dialup through PSTN.
Phone: Only used when work mode is “PPP” and PPP mode is “Active”. It is the phone
number of remote PC.
Callback and Data Encryption: Only used when work mode is “PPP”. They are not
available.
Confirm: Save parameters and return main menu.
Cancel: Abort modification and return main menu.
Example: PPP (Modem) passive dialup through PSTN
There are two Modems. One is connected DVR RS-232 port with DCE cable. The other is
connected with PC COM port.
Setup at DVR end
Step 1: RS232 setup Setup baud rate, data bit, stop bit, parity and flow control. They must be
the same as those of modem connected with PC.
Step 2: Video setup In “Recording” menu, select the camera you want to transfer through
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PSTN. If you set CIF resolution, we suggest you set frame rate as 1 FPS. If you set QCIF
resolution, the frame rate can be selected under 4FPS. You can adjust bit rate, resolution and frame
rate according to real conditions.
Step 3: Save setup In “Recording” menu, press “Confirm” button to save parameters.
Step 4: Setup Modem used on DVR side Use DCE calbe to connect Modem with PC serial
port. You can use HyperTerminal or NetTerm to setup modem:
AT&F ---- Retore default parameters (Generally, Modem is hard flow control)
AT&S0=1
---- Set Modem as answer
ATE0 ---- Not display the input characters
ATQ1 ---- Commit instruction and not display
AT&W&W1 ---- Save parameters
Step 5: Use DCE cable to connect Modem with DVR RS232 port.
Setup at PC end
Step 1: Setup Modem used on PC side. Use DCE calbe to connect Modem with PC serial
port. You can use HyperTerminal or NetTerm to setup modem:
AT&F ---- Retore default parameters (Generally, Modem is hard flow control)
AT&W&W1 ---- Save parameters
Step 2: Open “Network and Dial-up Connections” in control panel, then press “New
Connection…”, select “Dial-up to private network” according to the guide. Select the
corresponding MODEM, input the telephone no. to be dialed in the next step, finish it according to
the guide. At this time, you will find a new program named “Dial-up Connection” in “Network
and Dial-up Connections” folder.
Setup should be specially pay attention to:
Open the properties of the new-established dialup program, select “Advanced”(custom
settings) in security option, press setup, set it in the popup dialogue box that is “Advanced
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Security Settings” as follows:
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Step 3: Establish the dialup connection
Select the Modem connected with PC just like the dialup network connection, input the
telephone number connected with DVR’s modem. Input the username, password. They must be
the same as that DVR PPP setup.
Step 4: During the dialup connection, it will give the message of “verification of username
and password”, after successfully verification; the message will be given “on process of register in
PC”. The process is the same as the common dialup connection.
Step 5: After successful dialup, network will designate the “remote IP” address to PC, e.g.
the set 192.1.0.1. User can Ping-link the assigned IP address through Ping command, and can
Ping-link DVR. Please refer to the following picture.
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Step 6: You can preview the image of 192.1.0.2 by using client-end software.
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Chapter6 Utilities
There are many tools in “Utilities” menu. Including “SavePara”, “RestorePara”, “Upgrade”,
“Hard Disk”, “Stop Alarm Out”, “Reboot”, “Power Off”, “View Log” and “System Info”.
Enter into “Utilities” menu: Shown as fig 6.1
Fig 6.1 Utilities
6.1 Restore Parameters
Restore factory parameters for DVR. The IP address, gateway and port number will not be
restored. Shown as fig 6.2
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Fig 6.2 Restore parameters
6.2 Upgrade
You can use this function to upgrade the firmware. Please confirm the language is matched.
Press “Upgrade” icon, in the pop-up dialog, you can select either “FTP” or “USB” upgrade
mode. Shown as fig 6.3
Fig 6.3 Upgrade
If you select “FTP” mode, you will enter into “FTP Upgrade” menu:
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Fig 6.4 FTP IP setup
Input the ftp server IP and press[ENTER]key. DVR will connect with FTP server through
network and download the firmware file.
If you select “USB” mode, please make sure you connect one USB flash memory with DVR
and the firmware file is in it’s root directory.
Reboot after successfully upgrading, the system will use the new firmware.
6.3 Hard Disk Management
fig 6.5 Hard Disk setup
Check HDD work status
Capacity, Free space, Stand by or not, Normal status or not.
Format HDD
Before formatting stop all recording. After formatting, you must reboot DVR, otherwise
DVR will not work normally.
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6.4
Stop Alarm Out
Clear the alarm output manually.
6.5
Reboot
Reboot DVR.
6.6
Power Off
Make DVR be ready for shutting down, turn of the switch on the rear panel
6.7 View Log
To view the log recorded in DVR HDD.
In “Utilities” menu, press “View Log” to enter into “Log” menu: Shown as fig 6.6
Fig 6.6 View log
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If you want to view the log based on default option, just press[ENTER]key. DVR will list all
matched information. Also you can select options to search (By Type, By Date, By Type&Date).
By Type
To view log information of the assigned type.
Type is divided into “Major type” and “Minor type”. Major type includes operation, alarm,
exception and all.
For operation major type, there are many minor types, including Power On, Shut Down,
Abnormal Shut, Panel Login, Panel Logout, Panel Config, Panel File Play, Panel Time Play, Local
Start Record, Local Stop Record, Panel PTZ, Panel Preview, Panel Set Time, Local Upgrade, Net
Login, Net Logout, Net Start Record, Net Stop Record, Net Start Transparent Channel, Net Stop
Transparent Channel, Net Get Parameter, Net Config, Net get Status, Net Alert On, Net Alert Off,
Net Reboot, BiComStart (Start Voice Talk), BiComStop (Stop Voice Talk), Net Upgrade, Net File
Play, Net Time Play, Net PTZ.
For alarm major type, the minor type includes: External Alarm In, External Alarm Out,
Motion Detect Start, Motion Detect Stop, View Tamper Start, View Tamper Stop.
For exception major type, the minor type includes: Video Signal Loss, Illegal Access, Hard
Disk Error, Hard Disk Full, IP Conflict, DCD Lost.
For example: The steps of viewing alarm log.
Step 1: For “Query” item, select “By Type” to active “Major Type” and “Minor Type” items.
Step 2: For “Major Type” option, select “Alarm” option. For “Minor Type” option, select one
of following options: All, External Alarm In, External Alarm Out, Motion Detect Start, Motion
Detect Stop, View Tamper Start, View Tamper Stop .
Step 3: Move “Active Frame” to “Search Log” button, press[ENTER]key to start searching.
Step 4: When searching is finished, DVR will list all matched alarm information. In the list
box, the information includes: Index, Occur Time, Major Type, Minor Type, Panel User, Net User,
Host Address, Para. Type, Channel No, HDD No, Alarm In and Alarm Out. You can press “More
Info” button for more information, also select page number to view more information.
Step 5: Press “Return” button back to “Utilities” menu.
By Time
View the log between one time period.
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Step 1: Select “By Time” for “Query” option to active “Start Time” and “Stop Time” items.
Step 2: Input start time and stop time.
Step 3: Move “Active Frame” to “Search Log” button and press[ENTER]key to start
searching.
Step 4: After finish searching, DVR will list the matched log information.
Step 5: Press “Return” button back to “Utilities” menu.
By Type&Date
View one kind of log in the assigned time period.
Step 1: Select “By Type&Time” for “Query” option to active “Major Type”, “Minor Type”
“Start Time” and “Stop Time” items.
Step 2: Select “Operation” for major type and select one option for minor type.
Step 3: Input start time and stop time.
Step 4: Move “Active Frame” to “Search Log” button and press[ENTER]key to start
searching.
Step 5: After finish searching, DVR will list the matched log information.
Step 6: Press “Return” button back to “Utilities” menu.
6.8 System Information
Press “System Info” icon in “Utilities” menu, you can get DVR system information.
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Appendix A Mouse control function
1. in the preview interface
Double-click the left key
1. Switch to the most pictures when viewing single picture.
2. Switch to full screen mode when viewing multi-pictures. Back to previous multi-pictures
when double click again.
Scroll wheel forward
Switch to previous screen
Scroll wheel backward
Switch to next screen
Single-click the right key
Pop up function menu including “main menu” “single picture 1-4ch” “multi picture 1/4”
“next preview” “ PTZ control” “manual record” “close status”
2. PTZ interface
Double-click the left key
Move to the center of the screen (For SAE\YAAN protocol)
Drag the left key
Select an area to zoom in (For SAE\YAAN protocol)
Single click the left key
If you selected an area for zooming in this action will save the poison as No.60 and zoom in
the area (For SAE\YAAN protocol)
Scroll wheel forward
Switch to previous channel
Scroll wheel backward
Switch to the next channel
3. Channel name or OSD position configuration interface
Drag the left key
A rectangle frame following with cursor
Single click the left key
Pop-up menu including confirm & cancel
4. Area configure interface
Right click
Pop-up menu including confirm、cancel、clear、full(this option only appear in motion
detect area configuration)
Drag the left key
Extend or shrink area
Moving
The primary grid following with cursor
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5. Test input interface
Click the left key
1. pop up soft keyboard
2. Input text
3. Save and exit
Click the right key
Cancel the text and exit the edition
Scroll wheel forward
Cursor go to the front character
6. Playlist interface
Click the left key
Select the file to copy or cancel
Scroll wheel forward
Select the front file
Scroll wheel backward
Select the next file
Signal-click the right key
Cancel and return back to the preview interface.
Double-click the left key
Play the selected file
7. User interface
Double-click the left key
Enter into the selected user’s privileges setting interface
Single-click the right key
Cancel the operations you did and back to previous interface
Scroll wheel forward
Select previous file
Scroll wheel backward
Select next file
Drag the left key
Select an area to zoom in (For SAE\YAAN protocol)
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Appendix B HDD Capacity Calculation
Calculate total capacity needed by each DVR according to video recording (video recording type
and video file storage time).
Step 1: According to Formula (1) to calculate storage capacity qi that is the capacity of each
channel needed for every hour, unit Mbyte.
qi = d i ÷ 8 × 3600 ÷ 1024
(1)
In the formula: d i means the bit rate, unit Kbit/s
Step 2: After video time requirement is confirmed, according to Formula (2) to calculate the
storage capacity mi , which is storage of each channel needed unit Mbyte.
mi = qi × hi × Di
(2)
In the formula:
hi means the recording time for each day (hour)
Di means number of days for which the video shall be kept
Step 3: According to Formula (3) to calculate total capacity (accumulation) qT that is needed for
all channels in the DVR during scheduled video recording.
c
qT = ∑ m i
i =1
(3)
In the formula: c means total number of channels in one DVR
Step 4: According to Formula (4) to calculate total capacity (accumulation) qT that is needed for
all channels in DVR during alarm video recording (including motion detection).
c
qT = ∑ mi ×a%
i =1
(4)
In the formula:a% means alarm occurrence rate
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Appendix C
DVR Connect Cable Definition
1 RS-485 connect cable made method
Material and tool
One twist cable (8 pins), one standard RJ45 connector and one tool special for RJ45.
RJ45 introduction
Pin definition
To make the connect cable according the follows. As to left point of RJ45 head, 1st and 2nd
cables are the anode and cathode line for sending, 3rd and 4th cables are the anode and cathode line
for receiving, 7 is the shared grounding line:
Pin definition for Standard RS-485 serial port RJ45 plug-in
2 RS-232 connect cable made method
DS-7000HI has standard DB9 RS-232 interface, like PC COM port.
Pin definition
I means DVR input and O means DVR output.
Pin index
Name
I/O
1
DCD
I
2
RXD
I
3
TXD
O
Description
Carrier Detect
Receive Data
Transfer Data
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4
5
6
7
8
DTR
GND
-RTS
CTS
O
-O
I
Terminal Device Ready
Ground
-Request to Send
Clear Data
3 UTP network connect cable made method
Material and tool
One twist cable (8 pin, the length can be defined as to the actual demand, but must be within
100m), 2 standard RJ45 head, one tool for RJ45.
Suggestion: have a network cable test tool to test each cable made.
Pin definition
To make the network cable according to the actual situation, there are two options:
(1) Use the following method to make the network cable when DVR is connected with
network hub or switch.
The corresponding relationship of the direct cable
(2) Use the following method to make the cross network cable when DVR is directly
connected with client-end PC.
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The corresponding relationship of cross cable
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Appendix D Troubleshooting
Failure
After plugging in power, turning on the power switch,
“POWER” light in front Panel does not turn on, and fan
does not work.
After plugging in power, turning on the power switch,
“POWER” light in front panel turn to green while fan does
not work.
After plugging in power, turning on switch, “POWER”
light turn to green, the indicator lights in the panel turn on
at the same time, but fan does not work.
DVR continuously reboots after start up, and makes a
sound like “di” every 10 seconds.
There are no images in the monitor connected with VOUT
after DVR is started.
Cannot find the hard disk in reboot process.
DVR can not control PTZ through RS-485 port.
Client software can not view DVR live image.
1)
2)
Possible reasons
Power cable is broken.
Power supply is broken.
1)
2)
Front panel cable is broken.
Fan is broken.
The ATX plug in main board is not
well plugged in.
1. Upgrade the wrong firmware
2. Compression
board
has
problems.
3. Main board has problems.
1. The cable connected with the
monitor is broken.
2. Real board of DVR has
problems.
3. Main board of DVR has
problems.
1)
Hard disk cable is
broken.
2)
The power cable of hard
disk is not connected.
3)
Hard disk is broken.
1) RS-485
cable
is
not
connected
correctly
or
broken.
2) PTZ parameters error.
3) RS-485 port of DVR is
broken.
1) Network is error.
2) Connect wrong DVR (wrong
IP, port number, username or
password, ect).
3) Old player SDK (playm4.dll)
Notes:
1) Place the DVR in well ventilated space so that it operates within the allowed range of
temperature and humidity as in specification.
2) If the circuit board is wet, dust on circuit board can cause a short circuit. The circuit board,
plug and socket, housing fan and housing should be cleaned by brushing regularly.
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