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AVerMedia
AVerDiGi
EXR6004 Mini
User Manual
July 2010
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interference that may cause undesired operation.
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Store the batteries in a cool dry place.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction ....................................................................................... 1
1.1
Package Content ............................................................................................................ 1
1.2
Front Panel ..................................................................................................................... 2
1.3
Back Panel ..................................................................................................................... 2
1.4
Setting Up the DVR Unit ................................................................................................. 3
1.4.1 Installing the Hard Disk .............................................................................................. 3
1.4.2 Connecting Devices ................................................................................................... 5
1.4.3
Connecting the Audio, Sensor and Relay device ....................................................... 6
Chapter 2 Operating the DVR unit ..................................................................... 7
2.1
First Time Using the DVR Unit ........................................................................................ 7
2.1.1 Using the Virtual Keyboard......................................................................................... 8
2.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in Preview Mode ..................................................................... 9
2.2.1 Setting Up and Using the Emap ............................................................................... 11
2.2.1.1 To Set Up the Emap ............................................................................................. 11
2.2.1.2 To Use the Emap .................................................................................................. 11
2.2.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller ................................................ 12
2.2.2.1 Setup the IP PTZ Camera .................................................................................... 13
2.2.3 Using Event Log Viewer ........................................................................................... 14
2.3
To Playback the Recorded Video .................................................................................. 15
2.3.1 To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video ................................... 17
2.3.2 To Bookmark a Video Section .................................................................................. 17
2.3.3 Using the Event Search ........................................................................................... 19
Chapter 3 Customizing the DVR System ........................................................ 20
3.1
System Setup ............................................................................................................... 20
3.2
Camera Setup .............................................................................................................. 25
3.2.1 To Setup the IP Camera ........................................................................................... 25
3.2.2 To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR ................................................................. 29
3.3
Recording Setup ........................................................................................................... 30
3.4
Network Setup .............................................................................................................. 32
3.5
Schedule Setting .......................................................................................................... 35
3.6
Backup Setup ............................................................................................................... 36
3.6.1 Using QPlayer to Playback Backup Video................................................................ 37
3.6.2 To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video ................................................ 39
3.6.3 Using the Visual Search ........................................................................................... 39
3.6.4 To Search Using the Event Search .......................................................................... 40
3.6.5 To Search Using the Intelligent Search .................................................................... 40
3.7
Sensor Setting .............................................................................................................. 41
3.8
Relay Setting ................................................................................................................ 42
3.9
Alarm Setting ................................................................................................................ 43
3.10 User Setup.................................................................................................................... 47
Chapter 4 Using the USB Playback Console .................................................. 49
4.1
Recommended system requirements ........................................................................... 49
4.2
Installing the USB Playback Console............................................................................ 49
4.3
Running the USB Playback Console ............................................................................ 50
4.3.1 To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video ................................................ 52
4.3.2 Playback DVR Recorded File from Hard Disk .......................................................... 52
4.3.3 Playback Backup File(*.dvr) ..................................................................................... 53
4.3.4 To Backup Recorded File ......................................................................................... 54
Chapter 5 iEnhance .......................................................................................... 55
5.1
To Use iStable............................................................................................................... 56
Chapter 6 Using the Remote Programs .......................................................... 57
6.1
Familiarizing the Buttons in WebViewer ....................................................................... 58
6.1.1 To Setup Remote System Setting ............................................................................ 60
6.1.1.1 System Setting ..................................................................................................... 60
6.1.1.2 Camera Setting..................................................................................................... 61
6.1.1.3 Record Setting ...................................................................................................... 64
6.1.1.4 Network Setting .................................................................................................... 66
6.1.1.5 Alarm Setting ........................................................................................................ 68
6.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in WebViewer PTZ ................................................................ 72
6.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Remote Console ............................................................... 73
6.3.1 To Setup Remote Console Setting ........................................................................... 74
6.3.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller ................................................ 75
6.4
Using the Remote Playback ......................................................................................... 76
6.4.1 Familiarizing the Buttons in Local Playback ............................................................. 77
6.4.1.1 To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video ............................... 79
6.4.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in RealTime Playback ...................................................... 80
6.4.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Download and Playback ............................................... 82
Chapter 7 Using HandyViewer to Access DVR Server ................................... 83
7.1
Using PDAViewer to Access DVR Server ..................................................................... 83
7.1.1 To install PDAViewer thru ActiveSync ....................................................................... 83
7.1.2 To install PDAViewer from the Internet ..................................................................... 84
7.1.3 To Use the PDAViewer ............................................................................................. 85
7.1.4 To Playback in PDAViewer ....................................................................................... 86
7.2
Using JavaViewer to Access DVR Server ..................................................................... 87
7.2.1 To install JavaViewer from the DVR Server .............................................................. 87
7.2.2 To Use the JavaViewer............................................................................................. 88
7.3
Using iPhone to Access Remote DVR Server .............................................................. 89
7.3.1 Download the iViewer............................................................................................... 89
I.
Download through the PC..................................................................................... 89
II.
Using iPhone to Download ................................................................................... 90
7.3.2 Using the iViewer ..................................................................................................... 90
Chapter 8 Web Tools ........................................................................................ 92
8.1
Dispatch Server ............................................................................................................ 92
8.1.1 To Run Dispatch program:........................................................................................ 92
8.2
Remote Setup............................................................................................................... 93
8.2.1 To Add DVR server ................................................................................................... 93
8.2.2 To Setup Remote System Setting ............................................................................ 94
8.2.2.1 System Setting ..................................................................................................... 94
8.2.2.2 Camera Setting..................................................................................................... 95
8.2.2.3 Record Setting ...................................................................................................... 98
8.2.2.4 Network Setting .................................................................................................. 100
8.2.2.5 Alarm Setting ...................................................................................................... 102
8.3
Remote Backup .......................................................................................................... 106
8.3.1 To back up the recoded data from the DVR server: ............................................... 106
Appendix A Registering Domain Name............................................................................... 109
Chapter 1
Introduction
AVerDiGi EXR6004 Mini brings you the new version of pure NVR. With Compact size, it provides 4
channel video and audio inputs. Shattering marketing limitation by supporting full range of IP camera from
all major manufactures worldwide and accepting H.264, MPEG4 and MJPEG video streaming format.
1.1 Package Content
(2)
(3)
(1)
(5)
(4)
(6)
(7)
(1) AVerDiGi EXR6004 Mini unit
(2) Software CD (User Manual included)
(3) Quick User Guide
(4) AVerMedia USB optical mouse
(5) Power Cord
* The power cord varies depending on the standard power outlet of the country where it is sold.
(6) Power Adapter
(7) Internal HDD holder (Screws are included)
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If there is any damage, shortage or inappropriate item in the package contents, please contact with local
dealer
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1.2 Front Panel
Name
Function
(1) DVR Power LED
Light when the unit is power on
(2) HDD LED
Indicate the hard disk running state. Light when the HDD is running (Read/Write)
(3) IR Sensor
Receive signal from the remote control to operate the unit
(4) USB 2.0 Port
For pen drive/DVD-ROM connection
(5) Network 1 Indicator
Indicate the status of network 1(Port LAN 1)
(6) Network 2 Indicator
Indicate the status of network 2(Port LAN 2)
1.3 Back Panel
Name
Function
(1) 2* USB 2.0 ports
For USB keyboard, mouse, and other USB devices connection.
(2) VGA Out
Output the video signal to a CRT or LCD monitor
(3) Audio In/Out
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Audio In: Input the audio signal from audio input device such as microphone
Audio Out: Output the audio signal to a audio out device such as speaker
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The audio input/output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(4) Sensor In
Support 4 sensor devices
(5) Alarm Out
Support 1 relay device (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V DC)
(6) Gigabit LAN 2 port
-
(7) Gigabit LAN 1 port
-
To connect the switch of your network for internet connection, remote accessing,
and connection of IP camera.
LAN 2 support Static, DHCP, or PPPOE mode.
LAN connection only but default assign as a DHCP service port. User also can
connect the IP camera through the Ethernet cable.
LAN 1 supports Static or DHCP mode.
(8) e-SATA port
For connecting external RAID
(9) 12V DC
Power cable connection
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1.4 Setting Up the DVR Unit
1.4.1
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Installing the Hard Disk
-
For hard disk spec, please referring to http://www.avermedia.com/AVerDiGi/Product/ → Pure NVR
→ AVerDiGi EXR6004 Mini → Hardware Recommendations
-
The DVR unit may include hard disk that depends on the model user has purchased. If the model
user has purchased is included hard disk, user doesn’t need to install the hard disk by yourself.
The “compatible hard disks” indicated in the above recommendation list only means that these
commercially available hard disks were tested with AVerMedia products and functioned well under
normal operation conditions. AVerMedia does not guarantee or provide warranties, explicitly, implied or
statutory with respect to the reliability of the hard disk function or its compatibility. In no event
AVerMedia shall be liable for damages, with respect to any business interruption of clients, lost profits,
loss of programs or other data on your information handling system or otherwise. This includes direct,
indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, resulting from the incompatibility caused by the
usage of these hard disks, even if AVerMedia has expressly advised about the risk of such damages.
The entire risk arising out of the use of any information attached here with is borne by the recipient.
The DVR unit allows user to install one hard disk. Follow the illustrated instructions below to install the
hard disk:
1.
Loosen all screws
2.
3.
Secure the HDD holder on the hard disk. The
4.
position to screw the HDD holder on hard disk must
same as figure shown. Otherwise, the hard disk
won’t be able to fit into inside the DVR unit.
3
Push the cover backward and lift
Connect the the SATA cable and the power
connector to the hard disk
5.
Secure the hard disk inside the unit then place unit
cover
6.
Push the cover forward and secure the cover
7. You may now connect all the cables. When the power is connected, the Power LED light
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turns on
1.4.2
Connecting Devices
The back panel of the DVR unit, user can connect the 4 sensor devices, 1 alarm device, audio
input/output device and an external HDD storage device. Through the two Gigabit LAN ports can balance
the network bandwidth for IP camera connection and remote acceding. The USB ports can connect the
mouse and keyboard for more easily to operate DVR server.
Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
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Both two LAN ports can be connecting with IP camera and remote accessing.
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1.4.3
Connecting the Audio, Sensor and Relay Device
The Sensor, Alarm, and audio port enable you to connect 4 sensor inputs, 1 relay outputs, and 1 audio in
and 1 audio out device. Just connect the external sensor, relay, and audio in/out device pin directly to the
pinhole.
Check the table below and locate which pinhole is assigned to sensor input, relay output, and audio
in/out.
The signal from the sensor (i.e., infrared sensors, smoke detectors, proximity sensors, door sensors, etc.)
is being transmitted to the unit and this triggers the system to respond and send signal to relay device (i.e.,
alarm, telephone etc).
Audio in and out pinhole:
Pin #
1
2
3
4
Definition
Audio input signal
Audio Ground signal
Audio output signal
Audio Ground signal
Pin #
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Definition
Sensor 1 signal
Sensor 1 Ground signal
Sensor 2 signal
Sensor 2 Ground signal
Sensor 3 signal
Sensor 3 Ground signal
Sensor 4 signal
Sensor 4 Ground signal
Relay signal
Relay signal
Sensor and Alarm pinhole:
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Chapter 2
Operating the DVR unit
2.1 First Time Using the DVR Unit
1.
2.
3.
4.
Connect the mouse to the USB port located at front panel of the DVR unit.
Using the mouse and virtual keyboard (see also Chapter 2.1.1) to operate the DVR system.
Power on the DVR unit.
For security purpose, the DVR system would require you to enter User ID and Password before it can
be accessed. (If this is the first time, enter the default ID [superuser] and password [111111]).
Preview UI
5. Formatting the hard disk.
a. Click Setup and enter the password
b. Click System → Add
c. Select the hard disk from device list and select Format type
d. Click Format button to start formatting
e. When formatting is done, click OK.
6. Setup the date and time in order to have correct recording time and date.
a. Click Setup and enter the password
b. In Time section, click Setting button of System Time.
c. Select the date and adjust the time, and then, click OK.
7. Connect the IP camera.
a. Click Setup → Camera
b. Select camera channel and type of camera – IP Camera
c. And then, enable the camera
d. Click IP Setting
e. Enable Protocol, and then, select protocol, mode, video format, and channel of IP camera.
f.
Enter IP address or URL of IP camera.
g. Enter ID and password if IP camera’s access authority is required.
h. Click OK.
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To connect another IP camera, follow the above steps.
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2.1.1
Using the Virtual Keyboard
User can use the Virtual Keyboard when the keyboard is not available. Just click
or right-click screen
to call out the virtual keyboard. For uppercase, click Caps button. To exit, click Esc.
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2.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in Preview Mode
Name
Function
(1) Exit
Call up the Logout dialog box.
In the logout dialog box, you may do the following:
- Reboot: To restart the DVR system. It is required to enter the password
- Power Off: To shutdown the DVR system.
- Login: Using different ID to login to DVR system.
- Exit: To close the application.
Select from 2 different split screen types to view all the cameras or one camera on a
single screen. It also allows you to switch and view different camera number.
When user is in single screen mode, user can right-click and drag a square on the
area you want to enlarge the view. Right-click on the screen again will return to the
normal view.
Start/stop video recording.
(2) Split Screen Mode
(3) Record
(4) EMap
(5) Network
Display the map in each area, and the location of camera/ sensor/ relay and the
warning (see also Chapter 2.2.1).
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server
from a remote location via internet connection. The default is disabled.
(6) Setup
Configure the system settings. (see also Chapter 3)
(7) PTZ
To call out the PTZ control panel(see also Chapter 2.2.2)
(8) Preview
Switch to Preview mode. This allows you to view live camera display.
(9) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see also
Chapter 2.3).
(10) Status bar
Display the recoding date, time and hard disk space of DVR unit.
(11) Camera ID
(12) Snapshot
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Capture and save the screen shot in *.jpg format.
(13) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. (see also Chapter 2.2.3)
(14) AutoScan
Start/Stop video screen cycle switch.
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Name
Function
(15) Full screen
View in full screen. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard or click the arrow icon.
Click to exit from
full screen mode
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only
display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(16) Alarm
Alert and display warning information.
(17) Virtual Keyboard
If the keyboard is not available, you may use the virtual keyboard.
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2.2.1
Setting Up and Using the Emap
E-Map can hold up to 8 maps in *.jpg format. You may locate the camera, sensor and relay on the map.
2.2.1.1
To Set Up the Emap
1. Click Emap.
2. When the Emap screen appears, click the area number (1 to 8 buttons) on where you want to insert
the map.
3. Click Load Map to insert the map. When the open dialog box appears, locate and select the map and
click Open.
4. When the inserted map appears on the Emap screen, click Edit. You may now drag the camera,
sensor, and relay icons to its place on the map. Icons on the map can be relocated anywhere. If you
are going to locate the icon on the map to other area, you need to drag the icon to the black pane at
the bottom of the Emap screen and then switch to the area on where you want to locate the icon. To
bring all the icons back to the black pane at the bottom of the Emap screen, click Reset Icon.
5. When you are done, click Save button to save the new setting. To exit Emap screen, click Close.
2.2.1.2
To Use the Emap
1. Click E-map.
2. In the Emap screen, click the camera icon to switch on the area where the camera is located on the
map and to display the video at the upper right corner of the Emap screen. At the lower right corner of
the Emap screen, it lists all the warning message.
3. To view different Emap, click Emap number button (1 ~ 8).
4. Click Close to exit Emap screen.
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2.2.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(5)
(4) (3) (2)
(1)
(6)
(11)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
Name
Function
(1) Close
Exit PTZ camera controller.
(2) Setup
Configure PTZ cameras.(see also Chapter 2.2.2.1)
(3) AutoPan
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset
position number and save it.
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Save Camera
preset position
(9) Camera lens
speed controller
(10) Camera preset
position number
(11) Group AutoPan
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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2.2.2.1
Setup the IP PTZ Camera
When IP PTZ camera has successful connected with the DVR system, user can use the PTZ function
directly without any configuration. To make connection of IP PTZ camera, please refer to Chapter 3.2.1.
In PTZ camera panel, user can setup the preset position of the camera. The number of preset positions
are depend on the IP PTZ camera that user has connected. For example: A brand of IP PTZ camera only
supports 4 preset positions. Therefore, user only can setup 4 preset positions on the DVR system. User
can refer to the user’s manual of the IP PTZ camera to make sure the number of the preset positions has
supported.
Please follow the below steps to configure the preset position.
1. On Preview UI, select the channel that is an IP PTZ camera connection.
2. Click PTZ button from Preview UI and PTZ control panel will show up.
3. In the PTZ control panel, using the arrow button to adjust the position of IP PTZ camera.
4. And then, click Setup (see also Chapter 2.2.2). The Preset Settings window will show.
5. Select the Preset Number to assign a number for the PTZ camera current position. And then, click
Save to save the setting.
6. Set the DwellTime for how long the PTZ camera stays in that position before it moves to the next
one.
7. Repeat step 3 to 6, if you want to save another preset position.
8. Restore AutoPan Time: set a time period for restoring auto path function after the PTZ camera has
been moved manually. Mark the check box and set the time period in second.
9. Click OK to complete the setting.
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2.2.3
Using Event Log Viewer
Show the record of activities that take place in the system.
1. Click the Event Log button on DVR system main interface. The Event log viewer window will show up.
2. Select the Date to view.
3. To filter the records, select and click the select button to display Event, System, Operation, Network
or All.
4. Use the scroll button to go next, previous, first, or last page (
,
,
,
)of event list.
5. To find event log by keyword, enter keyword in Find Text column and click Search.
6. The events list which display on the screen can be saved as text file format. To save the events list,
click Save button.
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2.3 To Playback the Recorded Video
To switch in Playback mode, click Playback button at the lower right corner of Preview mode user
interface.
Name
(1) Split Screen
Mode
(2) Progress bar
(3) Hour Buttons
Function
Select from 2 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the
camera or one camera on a single screen. When user is in single screen mode, user can
right-click and drag a square on the area you want to enlarge the view. Right-click on the
screen again will return to the normal view.
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates
that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently
viewing the recorded video file.
(4) Playback
Control Buttons
From left to right order:
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the reduce speed from 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x,
1x, 1/2x, 1/4x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2X, 4X, 8X, 16x, 32x, or 64x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
Function
(5) Date
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 04 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time.
While the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(6) Preview
(7) Playback
(8) Status bar
(9) Camera ID
(10) Export
(11) Segment
(12) Full screen
Switch to Preview mode.
Switch to Playback mode to view the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Export includes Snapshot, Output Video Clip, and Backup function.
 Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot in *.jpg format.
 Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr format to external USB storage
device (see also Chapter 2.3.1).
 Backup: Save the playback file to external USB device or external DVD burner.
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also Chapter 2.3.1).
View in full screen. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the keyboard
or click the arrow icon.
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Name
Function
Click to exit from
full screen mode
(13) Event log
(14) Bookmark
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and
click the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or All.
Mark a reference point when reviewing the recorded video file to which you may return for
later reference (see also Chapter 2.3.2).
(15) Find Next
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when
you are using Event Search function.
(16) Event Search
Search from the recorded activities that were recorded in event log (i.e., Sensor, Motion,
Video Loss)(see also Chapter 2.3.3)
2.3.1
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video
1. Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2. Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation or set the
segment marks from the start, click Segment button again.
3. Click Export > Output Video Clip button to save the wanted portion.
4. In the Output Video Clip dialog box, locate on where user wants to save the file, type the filename,
and select the video format and click Save to save the video segment.
2.3.2
To Bookmark a Video Section
1. Click Bookmark button
2. In the Bookmark dialog box, you may do the following:
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Add to create the new reference mark in the bookmark list.
Edit to change the mark description.
Delete to remove the selected reference mark in the list.
Delete All to remove all the reference marks in the list.
Exit to close Bookmark dialog box.
3. Select and click one in the bookmark list to review the file.
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2.3.3
Using the Event Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Event Search. The Event Search Setting dialog box would appear on the screen.
3. In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. Then, click OK
to start searching. The video search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on
searching click
.
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. Set the Begin Time and End Time. Set the
Searching Interval time for in a period of time won’t list out the same events. Then, click OK to start
searching.
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The DVR system will set the date of End Time at 3 days later of Begin Time automatically. If event data
are less than 3 days, the DVR system will set End Time at current date. Time of End Time is adjustable.
5. When the Event list appear, click and select the item you want to view.
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Chapter 3
Customizing the DVR System
In the Preview screen mode, click
button to customize your DVR. Enter the ID and password to
authenticate(Default ID is superuser and password is 111111).
When the DVR configuration setup selection appears, select and click the buttons you want to change the
setting.
3.1 System Setup
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without saving.
(8)
(1)
(9)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(10)
(5)
(11)
(6)
(7)
(1) Storage Path
Set the HDD on where to save the data. In case you have more than one storage device, the system
automatically saves the data to the next storage device. To insert another storage device, click Add and
select the storage path. To remove the selected path, click Delete.
If the hard disk is the first time for DVR system, please format the hard disk before starting to use it. To
format the hard disk, click Add and select the hard disk and Format in Disk Management window, and
then, click Format button.
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(2) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded
data after check box and enter the number of days in Days text box.
(3) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the number of days in Days text box.
(4) Overwrite Enable
When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the system automatically replaces the
oldest data.
(5) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. Default
language is in English.
(6) Configuration
Backup a copy of all the settings and allows you to regain the same settings back. To save the current
settings, click Export. To replace the settings with the one you have saved, click Import.
Import UI
Export UI
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(7) Touch Monitor
When DVR server is connected with touch monitor, user needs to adjust touch monitor in order to work
normally.
1. Connect the touch monitor with DVR server.
2. Turn on the DVR server and touch monitor power.
3. Select Setup → System → Touch Monitor → Adjust.
4. The adjusting window will show up.
5.
6.
Click + one by one to complete the adjustment.
To disconnect touch monitor, click Disconnect button first, and then, turn off the power of touch
monitor and remove the connection between DVR server and touch monitor.
(8) Miscellaneous
Playback mode: Select the mode of playback the video.
– Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
– Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
– Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in select date and time playback mode
Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to
the next video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
(9) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
Auto Login after system boot up
Execute the DVR when the operating system is started.
Auto Record after system boot up
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
Auto start Network after system boot up
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Automatically start network connection when the DVR is executed.
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Default user
Automatically log in to the selected default user when the DVR is executed.
(10) Date and Time Setting
 System Date and Time: Adjust the DVR system time and date. Click Setting button to select the
month, date, hour, and minute.


Daylight Saving: Mark Daylight saving check box to enable daylight saving function. And then,
select the Start Date/Time and End Date/Time by click Setting button.
Daylight Bias: Assign a time that it is for daylight saving time offset in your time zone. For example:
if the time zone is in U.S. Eastern, the time offset is 1 hour.
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(11) Firmware
 Product Version Update: Upgrading the firmware of DVR system.
1. Click Update button, a Firmware Upgrade window will show up.

2. Save the firmware on root directory of USB disk. And then, plug USB disk into DVR unit.
3. Select the USB disk if there is more than one USB disk from drop down list. The DVR unit will
auto detects the firmware. The current firmware version will show in Current firmware
version and the new firmware version will show in New firmware version.
4. Click OK to start upgrading.
IPCam Module Update: Upgrading the firmware of IP camera.
1. Click Update button, a IPCam Module Firmware Upgrade window will show up.
2. Save the firmware on root directory of USB disk. And then, plug USB disk into DVR unit.
3. Select the USB disk if there is more than one USB disk from drop down list. The DVR unit will
auto detects the firmware. The current firmware version will show in Current IP Cam Module
version and the new firmware version will show in New IP Cam Module version.
4. Click OK to start upgrading.
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3.2 Camera Setup
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
3.2.1
To Setup the IP Camera
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as IP Camera.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
- Use IP Camera Motion: Mark to enable the motion detected function if the IP camera has
supported. Once this function has enabled, the motion detection will based on the IP camera has
supported.
To setup IP camera and display current IP camera information.
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IP Setting: Click IP setting to add the IP camera.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Click the radio button of Protocol to start setup IP camera.
Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera.
Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.
Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and
Password.
6. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
Detail: To adjust IP camera parameters, click Detail. Click Default will back to the factory default
value.
User can select Video size, Frame rate, Bitrate mode and Quality of camera. Also, user can adjust
Bright, Contrast, Hue, Saturation, and I/O Control of the camera.
The selection and adjustment items may vary by the camera supported.
I/O Control: Setup the sensor and relay that is embedded on the IP camera.
 Sensor Setting
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1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Sensor button.
Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
Enter sensor name in Name column
The system automatically detects the camera and input relates information. In the Content
section, enter sensor Description.
5. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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
Relay Setting
1. Click Relay button.
2. Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
3. Enter relay name in Name column
4. The system automatically detects the camera and input relates information. In the Content
section, enter relay Description.
5. In the test section, click Test to check the relay status. Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.2.2
To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR
User can add the camera from another DVR through the network.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
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Select the channel of connected camera
- Connect
Click to connect the camera when all configurations are set.
3.3 Recording Setup
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera
only, Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7
represent the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week,
select the recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day,
click Schedule button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks.
When the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage device
- Motion Recording
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Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement.
Once a motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on
the Start Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and
if there is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected.
When it detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
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3.4 Network Setup
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
(1)
(5)
(2)
(6)
(3)
(4)
(7)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it
accessible via internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, CM3000(Gold),PDA Viewer and JAVAViewer
(still image). To select all the cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Main Configuration
Set the DVR IP address and Remote Console Port. You need this when accessing DVR server from the
remote location via internet.
The DVR system supports dual LANs; therefore, user can select the Server IP from the drop-down list
and click Setting to configure the detail. The dual LAN ports can balance network bandwidth to avoid the
network traffic congestion.
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The default IP of the DVR server is 192.168.2.2 for LAN1 (lower LAN port in the back of the DVR) and
192.168.3.2 for LAN2 (upper LAN port in the back of the DVR).
LAN1 can be set as Static or DHCP mode and only for LAN connection.
LAN2 can be set as Static, DHCP, or PPOE mode and for both WAN and LAN connection.
When only using port LAN2, please set IP address of port LAN 1 in different LAN segment from port LAN 2.
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 Using the following IP address: Assigns an IP address for the DVR system. Fill in the IP related
parameters in IP information section.
- IP: Assign a constant IP address which a real IP address gives from ISP to DVR system.
- Mask: It is a bitmask used to identify the sub network and how many bits provide room for host
addresses. Enter the subnet mask of the IP address which user has assigned to DVR system.
- Gateway: A network device acts as a passageway to internet. Enter the network gateway IP
address
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User only can setup one gateway for the DVR system. We do recommend setting the gateway data in port
LAN 2 because port LAN 2 can access to internet.
DNS: Domain Name Server translates domain names (such as www.abb.com.tw) to IP addresses.
Enter the IP address of DNS if it is available.
- MAC Address: An identifier hardware address of DVR unit that is assigned by the manufacturer
for identification. User don’t need to fill in, it will generated by system automatically.
 Obtain an IP automatically (DHCP): Assign the IP address by local DHCP server to DVR system.
 PPPOE: Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet is a network protocol for encapsulating PPP frames in
Ethernet frames. It is used mainly with ADSL services. If your network is using ADSL service
connecting to internet, and then, select PPPOE mode. Enter User ID and Password that is given by
your ISP for PPPOE connecting authority.
 DDNS: DDNS(Dynamic Domain Name Service) is a data query service mainly used on the Internet
for translating domain names into Internet addresses. Users can register their own domain name on
http://ddns.avers.com.tw. (See Appendix A)
- Domain Name
Enter the domain name that user has registered.
- Password
A password use to access DDNS that user has setup when register the domain name
- DDNS Server Name
Select your DDNS server. The default only has one DDNS server now. It may provide more DDNS
in future.
- DDNS Server Port
Fill in the port that connects to DDNS server. Default is 1053.
(4) Remote Upgrade Configuration
A port is using for the remote firmware upgrade through network.
(5) WebViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password.
Fill in the WebViewer PORT for remote accessing connection.
(6) Network Time Synchronization
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Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain
name and select the Time Zone. User can enable Automatic Synchronize at to set automatic
synchronize time on a daily basis. Or, user can click Synchronize Time Right Now to adjust time right
away.
(7) Other Configuration
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add.
Or, enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click
Delete button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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3.5 Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either weekly or one time.
The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most column display the days in a
week.
To Set the Schedule Setting:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting
- Enable Network
Activate DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the Network
function will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network function will not be
disabled when the appointed time has ended.
- Reboot
Restart the PC at the appointed time.
- Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
3. Set the schedule as weekly or one time. Click  to make a selection.
4. Click on the blocks to set the schedule or click All to select all. To un-select the specific schedule
blocks, click the Remove and click blocks to un-select. To store the setting, click Save. To remove the
settings, click Clear.
5. To end Schedule Setting, click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the
setting.
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3.6 Backup Setup
In the Backup Setting dialog box, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The
numbers from 01 to 04 represent the camera number. When you back up the file, you may find Qplayer
application included in the backup folder. To run the Qplayer application, click Oplayer.exe in back folder.
(see also Chapter 3.7.1)
1. Select the date of the recorded file in the calendar you want to backup. Use
and
buttons to
shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. In the table above, click on the blue block to select the recorded file or click camera (01~04) or time
(00~23) to select the whole row or column. The blue block turns red when it is selected. The block that
appears in white doesn’t have data. If you want to set the specific time, right-click on the selected
block. Then, set the time to start and end.
3. Check the space need for backup next to the calendar. Click Rescan Device to calculate the space
for backup.
– Require Space: Show the total size of the backup file.
– Free Space: Show the available storage space
4. If you do NOT want to keep the recorded file in the storage folder, enable Delete files after Backup
check box.
5. Select the backup device – USB disk or DVD-ROM device.
6. DVR system will give Folder Name automatically.
7. Click Backup Now button to start archiving the selected file.
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3.6.1
Using QPlayer to Playback Backup Video
You can playback the backup files using QPlayer applications on the PC. When you back up the recorded
file, QPlayer applications are automatically included in the backup folder. With QPlayer, it is the same as
in Playback mode and supports different split screen types to view all the video at the same time. The only
difference is that there are no Preview and Playback buttons.
To run the application, go to backup folder and double-click Qplayer .exe to run the QPlayer.
Name
Function
(1) Exit
To close the application
(2) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 1 and 4-split screen type to playback the recorded video file.
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If there are only 4 cameras, when user select the 8,9,13,and 16-spilt screen mode, only 4 channels
have video display and rest of channels will be black screen with channel name display.
- To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
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(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
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Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates
that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently
viewing the recorded video file.
(5) Playback
Control Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X, 1/16X, or 1/32X.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
Function
(6) Archive
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: user can open the recorded file from HDD
– Day Light Saving: the playback calendar will show the available video records during
day light saving time period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 04 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time.
While the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
(8) Camera ID
(9) Language
(10) Export
(11) Segment
(12) Full screen
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language.
By default the language is in English.
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr, *.avi, or *.mpg format.
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also Chapter 3.7.2).
View in full screen mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard or click the arrow icon.
Click to exit from
full screen mode
(13) Event Log
(14) Visual Search
(15) Find Next
(16) Event Search
(17) Intelligent
Search
(18) Audio
(19) De-interlace
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
When backup, the DVR system will include event logs. User can view the record of
activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and click the option
button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or POS.
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (See also
Chapter 3.6.3)
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when
you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
Search from the recorded activities that were recorded in event log (i.e., Sensor, Motion,
Video Loss). (See also Chapter 3.6.4)
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 3.6.5).
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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3.6.2
To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation, click
Segment button again.
3.
Click Export > Output Video Clip button to save the wanted portion.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where user wants to save the file, type the filename, and select
the video format.
4.
3.6.3
Using the Visual Search
1. Click Visual Search.
2. In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
3. When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames and
search by every Hour of that date, every Minutes of that hour, 10 Seconds, 3 Seconds, and every
Second of that minute. Using
and
to go next and last page of time page. To go back last
time selection (hour, minute, or second), click
. To close event search, click
.
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3.6.4
To Search Using the Event Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Event Search. The Event Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the screen.
3. In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. The video
search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click Find Next
(
).
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. In the Search Duration section, set the Begin Time
and End Time. Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the same events in a period
of time that user has setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
5. When the Event list appear, click and select the item you want to view.
3.6.5
To Search Using the Intelligent Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Intelligent Search. The Intelligent Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the
screen.
3. When the Intelligent Search Setting dialog box and motion detector frame appear, you may adjust the
sensitivity bar and the motion detector frame size and location. To set motion detector frame size and
location, left click and drag on the screen. Then, click OK to start searching. The video search would
stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click Find Next (
). You
may also set to search and list all the result. Just check the List box. In the Search Duration section,
set the Begin Time and End Time. Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the
same events in a period of time that user has setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
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3.7 Sensor Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
1. The system automatically detects the I/O device that has connected with DVR system and display on
the drop-down list column. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor that user wants to configure.
2. Enter sensor name in Name column.
3. In the Content section, enter Description of sensor.
4. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.8 Relay Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
1. The system automatically detects the I/O device that has connected with DVR system and display on
the drop-down list column.
2. Enter sensor name in Name column.
3. In the Content section, enter Description of relay.
4. In the test section, click Test to trigger relay. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.9 Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click OK to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving. Click Default
will back to factory default value.
(1)
(2)
(8)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
(7)
Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (8) Alarm Setting List if you
want to modify the alarm setting.
In (1) No./Name/Description enter alarm name and description. Alarm No. will be created by DVR
system.
In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time and
click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated the color of
the block turns white.
In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger
if all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
In (4) Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 04) in Motion Detected and
Video Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number to set the condition for the system to alarm. If the
sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
- IP Camera Sensor: To adjust sensor high/low that is connected on the IP camera.
- Enable/disable the Abnormal Event check box, to set the condition of the event for system to
alarm.
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
Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.

Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send
out the alarm message.

Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out
the alarm message.

Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system
will send out the alarm message.

Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk doesn’t work normally, the system will send out the
alarm message.
- Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the
same status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
7. In (6) Alarm Reset, click the camera number to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset,
all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the alarm reset
condition to low.
8. In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
- Launch E-Map: Display mini E-map screen.
- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview mode from where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be enlarged on screen
when the alarm is triggered.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original Preview mode. If
the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until user switch back to Preview
mode manually. The retrieve time range is 0~ 600 seconds.
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- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the
alarm is activated and to extend additional time in
second before it stops the relay operation.
1. Next to the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the
available relay list and in the ON column, set to
enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is
activated.
3. In the Retrieve time check box, you may
enable/disable to extend the relay operation time
and set the duration in second.
4. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel
to exit without saving the setting.
- IP Camera Relay
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is activated.
- Play Warning Sound
Play alarm sound.
- Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. Next to the Send Email check box, click Detail.
In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter ID and Password.
(2) Mail
Fill the mailing information.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
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- Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
1. Next to the Start Recording check box, click
Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box,
select the camera to enable/disable video
recording. Enable All to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting
to record the number of frames based on the
Recording Setting.
4. In the Start Record prior text box, mark and
set the number in second for the program to
begin recording after the alarm has been
trigger. The time range is 1~10 seconds.
5. In the Stop Record after text box, mark and set the number in second for the program to
continue recording after the alarm has ended. The time range is 1~999 seconds. If user doesn’t
mark and set the time, the alarm recording will continue recording until alarm is reset.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
- Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to
CMS when the alarm is activated.
Next to the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the
CMS Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all
cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new settings and
Cancel to exit without saving.
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3.10 User Setup
Only administrator level authority can access User Setting. The maximum user accounts are 32.
In the User Setting dialog box, click Add to insert a new user, Delete to remove the selected user, Edit to
modify the user control right, OK to exit and accept the setting, and Cancel to exit without saving the
setting.
To Add a User Account:
1. In the User Setting dialog box, click Add.
2. Select and fill in the following information.
(1)
(4)
(2)
(5)
(6)
(3)
(1) Authorization level
Select the status of the user.
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(2) Control Right
Enable the items that would allow the user to access.
(3) Web Viewer
Enable/disable Web Viewer control right that allow the user to operate from a remote location
using internet explorer.
- Remote Console
Allow the user to remote modify DVR system setting.
- Remote LogViewer
Allow the user to view the event log from remote site.
- IP Camera
Enable/disable user to add new IP camera when using the Web Viewer.
- Remote Access Time
Enable Infinite check box to access DVR without time limit. If you want to set time limit,
enter the number of minutes in Minute text box.
(4) Visible Camera
Select the camera number that would allow the user to access or view. To select all the cameras,
enable the ALL check box.
(5) Time Span
Set the user account a specific time period that user only can use given account to login DVR
program in that specific period. Mark Enable check box and select the Activation Date and
Expiry Date.
(6) Name
Enter the user name.
Description
Enter the user description.
Password
Enter the user password.
Confirm Password
Enter the same user password for confirmation.
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Chapter 4
Using the USB Playback Console
4.1 Recommended system requirements
Pentium® 4 2.4GHZ or above
Windows® 2000/ XP/7
DDR 256 MB
Graphic function must support DirectDraw
Audio card or built-in
Speaker
1 available USB2.0 port
4.2 Installing the USB Playback Console
To install the USB Playback Console:
1.
Place Installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. When the installation main screen appears, click
Install USB Playback Console and then follow the on screen instructions
2.
Select the language you prefer
3.
Click OK to install the application
4.
Click Exit to close the installation main screen.
5.
You may now connect the external USB enclosure that has recorded files HD inside to the PC. Also,
user can install the hard disk that contains recorded files inside the PC.
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4.3 Running the USB Playback Console
To run the application, click the
Name
(1)
Exit
icon on the PC desktop
Function
To close the application.
(2) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any
location of the track.
(3)
From left to right order:
Playback
Controller
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame by frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or
1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame by frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
(4) Open File
Function
To select the video file source for playing.
- DVR Recorded File (HD): To playback the recorded video from the hard disk
which was recording video on the DVR system. (see aslo Chapter 4.3.2)
- Backup File(.dvr): The file is backup and save in *.dvr file format. (see also
Chapter 4.3.3)
- Backup File (.avf): The file is backup and save to external USB storage device in
*.avf format. Select the file source folder and click OK to playback(EXR6004 Mini
doesn’t support *.avf file format).
(5)
Status bar
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
(6)
Language
To switch language of function tips.
(7)
Advanced
Advanced function is including :
 HDD Backup: to call out HDD Backup application. (see also Chapter 4.3.4)
 iEnhance: to call out iEnhance application. ( see also Chapter 5)
(8)
Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, Output Video Clip, and Export KML function.
 Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
 Print: Print the screen shot.
 Output to AVI: Save the segmented file in *.avi format
(9)
Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also Chapter 4.3.1)
(10) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video. To return, press the right
button of the mouse or ESC on the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only
display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(11) Event List
Select the event you want to playback. The event list only available when user
select to playback in DVR Recorded File(HD).
(12) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(13) Sound /Sound bar
Turn on and off the sound
Increase and decrease the volume
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Name
Function
(14) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
(15) Split Screen Mode
Select from different screen view to playback the recorded video file of the entire
camera or one camera on screen.
4.3.1
To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause
on where you want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause
on where you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel
segmentation, click Segment button again.
3.
4.
Click Export > Output Video Clip button to save the wanted portion.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where user wants to save the file, type the filename,
and select the video format.
4.3.2
1.
Playback DVR Recorded File from Hard Disk
4.
Please have the hard disk which containing of recorded video data install on your PC or using
external USB enclosure to connect to your PC.
Click Open File button
Select DVR Recorded File(HD) and click OK.
Select the hard disk drive from Select Disk window and click OK.
5.
And then, Playback Date/Time Selection window appears. Select the date and time and click OK.
2.
3.
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4.3.3
Playback Backup File(*.dvr)
1.
Click Open File button.
2.
Select Backup File(*.dvr) and click OK.
3.
Select to open by date or by file.
4.
5.
Open by date, located the backup file and select the date folder.
And then, Playback Date/Time Selection window appears. Select the date and time and click OK.
6.
Open by file, located the backup file folder and click OK.
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When open the backup video file, just locate the folder that has backup file.
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4.3.4
To Backup Recorded File
HDD backup function allows user to backup recorded file from hard disk.
1. Click Adv. Function → HDD Backup on USB Playback Console UI.
2. Select the source hard disk.
3. In Backup date/time selection window, select the date and time. 00-24 represents hours and 01-04
represents channels. Blue block means there has recorded file. Red block means the block has
been selected. Click-and-drag can select multiple block at once.
4. Click Backup to start backup file.
5. When backup complete, the complete information window will display.
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Chapter 5
iEnhance
The bundled iEnhance is a video editing tool and can only be used with *.dvr video file. It allows you to
adjust the video picture quality, segment and save the selected portion of the video, zoom in and out the
image, and print or save the screen shot. You can also save the setting and apply it on other files.
To run iEnhance application, click iEnhance button on USB Playback Console interface.
(16)
(15)
(17)
(18)
(14)
(19)
(13)
(12)
(20)
(21)
(11)
(22)
(23)
(24)
(25)
(10)
(9)
(1)
Name
(2) (3) (4)
(5)
(6)
(7) (8)
Function
(1) Open File
Access *.dvr video file.
(2) Save Image
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(3) Playback Control
Buttons
From left to right order:
Begin: Move at the beginning of the video file.
Previous: Go back to previous frame.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the video file.
Play: Play the video file.
Faster: Play the video file at the faster speed.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the video file.
(4) Save Video
Save the edited or segmented video in *.avi format.
(5) Print
Print the screen shot.
(6) Segment
Mark the beginning and the end of the selected portion of the video. Two triangle
marks will appear on the slider. To cancel video segmentation, click this button again.
(7) Zoom Buttons
Enlarge, reduce, and set the image back to normal size.
(8) Full Screen
Use the entire screen to only display the video.
(9) Default
Set the video back to original state and delete all the changes in the history box.
(10) History Box
List all the actions.
(11) Undo
Delete the last action.
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Name
Function
(12) Noise Reduce
Adjust the softness and repair the damaged colours.
(13) Sharpness
Improve the overall image by enhancing edges. This gives the image more depth.
(14) Effects
Gray Scale: convert the image into black and white (monochrome).
Normalize: adjust the brightness intensity.
Equalize: automatically adjust the images that are too dark.
De-interlace: smooth out the overlying frames.

Static: de-interlace for motionless scene.

Dynamic: de-interlace for moving scene.
(15) Picture
Adjustment
Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue and Gamma.
(16) Original Screen
Display the original state of the image.
(17) Temporary
Setting Block
Display the sample settings. Click the sample to apply the setting on the current
video.
(18) Status Bar
Display the date, and time of the video.
(19) Progress Bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any
location of the track.
(20) iStable
To reduce the jolt in the recorded video.(also see Chapter 5.1)
(21) Add Setting
Include the new setting to the temporary setting block.
(22) Rename
Change the name of the selected setting in the temporary setting block.
(23) Delete
Permanently remove the selected setting in the temporary setting block.
(24) Load Setting
Call the saved settings.
(25) Save Setting
Store the settings in the temporary setting block.
5.1 To Use iStable
The iStable function can reduce the jolt in the recorded video.
1. Click Open File button and select the
recorded video.
2. And then, click iStable button.
3. iStable window will show up.
4. Select the smoothness level –
1(Low), 2, 3, 4, and 5(High). The
default value is 3.
5. Click Play button, and then iStable
function will start to initial the
recorded video.
6. When the initialize is done, user will
see the original and stabilized
recorded video play in two window.
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Chapter 6
Using the Remote Programs
User can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access DVR system by entering the IP address. To use this
feature, make sure that your PC and DVR server both are connected to the internet and the Network
feature is enabled.
Accessing this feature for the first time you will be prompted by your browser to install WebCamX.cab,
allow the installation and you should be able to connect and login afterwards.
Click Install when the Internet Explorer - Security Warning dialog box appears.
After installing the WebCamX.cab and when connecting to the DVR system, you are required to enter
accont ID (default is superuser) and password (default is 111111) and select the type of network.
Superuser has the authority to remote setup the DVR system configuration on WebViewer.
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Changing account password is strongly recommended.
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6.1 Familiarizing the Buttons in WebViewer
Right-clicking on the WebViewer video screen, enables you to start video recording, change video quality,
switch camera and enable/disable DirectDraw.
Name
Function
(1) DirectDraw
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Enhance the video quality.
Not all graphic cards can support this function. If you cannot see the screen display correctly or screen
is messed, please check with VGA card vendor.
(2) Received file size
Indicate the size of the data being sent per second.
(3) Camera frames
Indicate the number of frames per second.
(4) One screen view
To view single camera view on screen. User can right click on the screen to switch to
different camera view.
(5) Split screen view
To view all cameras on screen simultaneously.
(6) Audio
Enable/disable remote sound.
(7) Record
Start to record the video of the selected camera in AVI format. Directly click screen to
select the channel that user wants to record and press Record button.
(8) Remote Console
Initiate Remote Console. It allows you to control DVR server (see also Chapter 6.3).
(9) Event Log Viewer
Display the Event logs, Operation logs, System logs, and Network logs.
(10) Remote setup
Change the DVR server settings (see also Chapter 6.1.1)
(11) PTZ Control
Initiate PTZ camera controller(see also Chapter 6.2)
(12) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(13) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
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Name
(14) Select cameras
to view
Function
Select to the view camera from different server. In Select Camera dialog box, Display
column, click to enable/disable viewing the camera.
Click Add Server and select the server type between DVR and IP Cam to add.
Click Delete Server to delete the selected item.
Click Import to load the previous saved list.
Click Export to save the list.
Click Apply All to change all the camera video quality based on the selected setting.
Click OK to exit.
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6.1.1
To Setup Remote System Setting
The setting here applies to Remote DVR only. Click the selection to configure.
6.1.1.1 System Setting
In the System Setting window, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving,
and click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(4)
(5)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded
data after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Overwrite Enable
When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the system automatically replaces the
oldest data.
(4) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
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- Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the
next video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
(5) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto Record after system boot up
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network after system boot up
Automatically connect to network when the DVR is executed.
6.1.1.2 Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting window, click
Update to save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
IP Camera Setting
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only,
Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the type of camera as IP camera. To modify camera of remote DVR, see Remote DVR Camera
Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
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Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
Click IP Setting to setup the parameters of the IP camera.
1.
2.
3.
4.
Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera.
Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.
Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and
Password.
5. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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Remote DVR Camera Setting
Select the camera to modify settings. In the Camera Setting window, click Update to save and apply the
new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR. For IP camera setting, see IP Camera Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
Select the channel of connected camera
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6.1.1.3 Record Setting
In the Recording setup window, click OK to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera
only, Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7
represent the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week,
select the recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day,
click Schedule button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When
the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once
a motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the
Start Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
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- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if
there is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected.
When it detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
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6.1.1.4 Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving,
and click Default to revert back to original factory setting. For the network service ports that use by DVR
server, please see Appendix A.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it
accessible via internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and JAVAViewer (still image). To
select all the cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or
domain name. Select the Time Zone that DVR is located. And then, mark the Automatic
Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis.
(4) Other Configuration
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add.
Or, enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click
Delete button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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-
Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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6.1.1.5 Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click Update to save the setting, Exit to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(8)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (8) Alarm Setting List if you
want to modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) No./Name/Description enter alarm name and description. Alarm No. will be created by DVR
system.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time and
click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated the color of
the block turns white.
4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger
if all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
5. In (4) Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 04) in Motion Detected and
Video Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
6. In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number to set the condition for the system to alarm. If the
sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
- Enable/disable the Abnormal Event check box, to set the condition of the event for system to
alarm.
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
Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.

Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send
out the alarm message.
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Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out
the alarm message.

Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system
will send out the alarm message.
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Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk doesn’t work normally, the system will send out the
alarm message.
- Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the
same status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
7. In (6) Alarm Reset, click the camera number to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset,
all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the alarm reset
condition to low.
8. In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview mode from where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be enlarged on screen
when the alarm is triggered.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original Preview mode.
If the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until user switch back to
Preview mode manually. The retrieve time range is 0~ 600 seconds.
- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is
activated and to extend additional time in second before it
stops the relay operation.
1. Next to the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the available
relay list and in the ON column, set to enable/disable the
relay operation when the alarm is activated.
3. In the Retrieve time check box, you may enable/disable to
extend the relay operation time and set the duration in
second.
4. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
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- Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. Next to the Send Email check box, click Detail.
In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter ID and Password.
(2) Mail
Fill the mailing information.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
- Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
1. Next to the Start Recording check box, click
Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box,
select the camera to enable/disable video
recording. Enable All to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting
to record the number of frames based on the
Recording Setting.
4. In the Start Record prior text box, mark and
set the number in second for the program to
begin recording after the alarm has been
trigger. The time range is 1~10 seconds.
5. In the Stop Record after text box, mark and set the number in second for the program to
continue recording after the alarm has ended. The time range is 1~999 seconds. If user doesn’t
mark and set the time, the alarm recording will continue recording until alarm is reset.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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- PTZ preset point
- Position the PTZ camera based on the preset point setting.
Next to the PTZ preset point check box, click Detail. In the
Trigger PTZ Preset Setting dialog box, select the PTZ camera
number then select the Enable check box. Select the position
of the PTZ camera when the alarm is activated and ended. For
the PTZ camera end point, user can also select on preset
position or Auto Pan between preset position groups.
- Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video
to CMS when the alarm is activated. Next to the
Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS
Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all
cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new
settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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6.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in WebViewer PTZ
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
Name
(1) Direction buttons
(2) Zoom +/(3) Select PTZ
(4) Focus +/(5) AutoPan Groups
(6) Camera preset
position number
Function
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera. Click the center to pan
automatically.
Zoom in and out the image.
Choose to enable/disable the PTZ camera. In the Select PTZ dialog box, Select
column, click to enable/disable viewing and controlling the PTZ camera.
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point. The reset point is based on the user has
setup by remote control at local site.
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6.3 Familiarizing the Buttons in Remote Console
Name
Function
(1) Exit
Close the Remote Console.
(2) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 1 or 4-split screen type to playback the recorded video file.
(3) Record
Start/stop video recording.
(4) Network
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server
from a remote location via internet connection.
(5) Setup
Configure the Remote Console setting. (see also Chapter 6.3.1)
(6) PTZ
Access PTZ control panel(see also Chapter 6.3.2).
(7) Preview
Switch to Preview/Playback mode. This allows you to view live camera display.
(8) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see also
Chapter 6.4)
(9) Status Bar
Display the current date, time and hard disk free space.
(10) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(11) Event Log
Display the Event logs, Operation logs, System logs, and Network logs.
(12) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
(13) Auto Scan
Start/stop video screen cycle switch.
(14) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
(15) Alarm
Alert and display warning info. Superuser and user both can reset the alarm.
(16) Audio button
Enable/disable the sound.
(17) DirectDraw
Enhance the video quality.
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Direct Draw function supports for certain VGA card. For more information, please contact your VGA card
vendor.
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6.3.1
To Setup Remote Console Setting
Click Setup button to call out the System Setting window. Click OK to exit and save the setting and
Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Storage Path
Set the directory on where to save the data. When there is not enough free space to record one hour
data, the system automatically replaces the oldest data. In case you have more than one storage path,
the system automatically saves the data to the next storage path. By default the data is stored in
C:\RemoteData, to insert another storage path, click Add. To remove the selected path, click Delete.
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Enable network storage
Select the Enable network storage check box to send the recorded video in network-attached
storage.
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To add network storage, the Internet storage drive/folder must be mapped as Network Driver
in DVR server. To know how to assign or connect to a network drive, please refer to your
Windows help file and search “Map Network drive”.
(2) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By default
the language is in English.
(3) Remote Server
Enter the DVR Server IP and Server Port number.
(4) Channel Settings
The numbers from 1 to 4 represent the camera ID. In
Transmitting Channels section, enable the camera number to
receive the camera signal from the server. In Visible Channels
section, enable the camera number to view the camera signal
on Remote Console screen. To select all the cameras, enable
the ALL check box.
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6.3.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(5)
(4) (3) (2)
(1)
(6)
(11)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
Name
Function
(1) Close
(2) Setup
(3) AutoPan
Exit PTZ camera controller.
Configure PTZ cameras.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset
position number and save it.
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Save Camera
preset position
(9) Camera lens
speed controller
(10) Camera preset
position number
(11) Group AutoPan
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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6.4 Using the Remote Playback
To use this feature, first you need to select the source of the file. In the Select Playback Mode dialog box,
choose Local Playback to open the file that is recorded in the Remote Console, and Remote Playback
to open the file that is recorded in the DVR server. When you choose Remote Playback, select RealTime
Playback if your internet bandwidth is fast and big enough, otherwise choose Download and Playback.
Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
In the Video Playback Date/Time Selection, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock.
The numbers from 01 to 04 represent the camera number.
To Make a Selection:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. In the table below, click on the blue block to select and open the recorded file. The blue block turns
red when it is selected. The block that appears in white doesn’t have data. You can only select one
block when you choose Download and Playback.
3. Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
4. If you select Download Playback and after making the selection, the system divides the selected hour
into 16 video thumbnails. In the Time Selection screen, click on the video thumbnail you want to
download (see also Chapter 6.4.3).
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6.4.1 Familiarizing the Buttons in Local Playback
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen Mode
Select from 1 or 4-split screen type to playback the recorded video.
(2) Exit
To close the application
(3) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any
location of the track.
(4) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates
that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. If there is no recorded data within the hour, there
will be no color bar on top of the hour button. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
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Name
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Function
From left to right order:
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or
1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
(6) Archive
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: Click to open the recorded file from certain location.
– Channel 01~ 16 & Channel 17 ~ 32: Click to switch to different channel group of
playback calendar if the DVR supports more than 16 channels.
– Mark Day Light Saving, the playback calendar will show the available playback
records during day light saving period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 04 represent the
camera ID. While the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file. If
there is no any video data, it will be no color bar on top of the date button.
(7) Preview
Switch to Preview mode.
(8) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
(9) Status bar
Display the record date, time, HDD capacity in preview mode and play speed in
playback mode.
(10) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(11) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr, *.avi, *.mpg format (see also
Chapter 6.4.1.1).
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Name
Function
(12) Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also Chapter 6.4.1.1).
(13) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or
ESC on the keyboard.
(14) Event Log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
(15) Find Next
Search for the next event. You can use this when you are using Event Search
function.
(16) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 3.6.5).
(17) Audio
Enable/disable volume
(18) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
6.4.1.1
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where
you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation or set the
segment marks from the start, click Segment button again.
3.
4.
Click Export >> Output Video Clip button to save the wanted clip.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where you want to save the file, type the filename, and select the
video format.
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6.4.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in RealTime Playback
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen Mode
(2) Exit
(3) Progress bar
Select 1 or 4-split screen type to playback the recorded video file.
(4) Hour Buttons
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To close the application
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any
location of the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates
that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently
viewing the recorded video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
From left to right order:
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or
1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
Function
(6) Archive
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: Click to open the recorded file from certain location.
– Channel 01~ 16 & Channel 17 ~ 32: Click to switch to different channel group of
playback calendar if the DVR supports more than 16 channels.
– Mark Day Light Saving, the playback calendar will show the available playback
records during day light saving period.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 04 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time.
While the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Preview
(8) Playback
(9) Status bar
(10) Camera ID
(11) Export
(12) Full screen
(13) Event Log
(14) Audio
(15) De-interlace
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode.
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen
mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC
on the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only
display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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6.4.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Download and Playback
Name
Function
(1) Exit
(2) Progress bar
To close the application.
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or 1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language.
By default the language is in English.
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also
Chapter 6.4.1.1).
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also Chapter 6.4.1.1).
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(3) Playback Control
Buttons
(4) Status bar
(5) Language
(6) Export
(7) Segment
(8) Full screen
(9) Event Log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
(10) Audio
(11) De-interlace
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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Chapter 7
Using HandyViewer to Access DVR
Server
Users can use a mobile phone to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your mobile phone support
IE browser and is connected to the internet. To access the DVR server, open IE browser and enter
http://enter server IP or domain name here/mobile. You can see the latest screen shot. Click << >>
to change the channel or camera and Refresh to reload new screen shot.
7.1 Using PDAViewer to Access DVR Server
Users can also use a PDA to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your PDA support IE browser
and is connected to the internet. To use this feature, you need to install the PDA Viewer software either
thru ActiveSync connection or download it from the internet. Please check if your PDA meets the 2
requirements below.
OS: MS Windows CE 4.0, PocketPC 2002/2003, Mobile 5 PDA version
CPU: ARM architecture
7.1.1
To install PDAViewer thru ActiveSync
1. Connect your PDA to your PC. Place the CD into the
CD-ROM drive then click Install Web Tool >> PDA
Viewer >> PDAViewer.exe. And follow the on screen
instructions.
2. Click Next to continue.
3. Read the license agreement and click Yes to accept all
the terms. The system will then automatically install the
application.
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4. When you are prompted, click Yes to install the
application using the default directory.
5. When done, click OK.
7.1.2
To install PDAViewer from the Internet
Make sure you are connected to the internet.
1. Open the web browser and enter the server IP. Then click the
hyperlink Download PDAViewer.
2. When the Download dialog box appears, enable Open file after
download and click Yes.
3. After the installation, the PDAViewer icon will appear in the
Programs list.
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7.1.3
To Use the PDAViewer
1. Run the PDAViewer in the Programs.
2. Familiarizing the PDAViewer buttons.
Name
(1) Connect
(2)
(1)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(10)
(9)
(8)
(6)
(7)
Function
Hook up to the DVR server. Make sure you are connected to internet.
When the iView screen appears, click Add to add DVR server.
Enter the server IP, port, user ID, password and select the connection type. Then, click
OK.
(3) About
User can playback the recorded video from remote DVR server in PDAViewer.(see also
Chapter 7.1.4)
Select between 2 screen display types. It also allows you to switch and view different
camera number or channels.
Display the PDAViewer software version.
(4) Minimize
Reduce the size to taskbar.
(5) Exit
Close the PDAViewer.
(6) Focus
Adjust the focus of PTZ camera to produce clear image.
(7) Full Screen
Use the entire screen to only display the video.
(8) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(9) Zoom
Zoom in and out the PTZ camera image.
(10) Direction buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
(2) Split Screen Mode
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3. To change the video quality, enable/disable audio, and select to display different camera, tap on the
video screen longer the popup menu will appear.
7.1.4
To Playback in PDAViewer
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Run the PDAViewer in the Programs.
Hook up to the DVR server.
Click Connect icon and select the DVR server
Click Playback to enter playback option screen
Select the camera, data, and time
Click Playback to start playing the recorded video
7.
8.
9.
While playback, user can view and change status of I/O devices
On the playback screen, tap on video screen longer the pop up menu will appear
Select the Remote IO
10. The sensor and relay devices will list as below:
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11. User can change the relay status. Select the relay and tap on video screen longer the pop up menu
will appear, and then, select the status (ON, OFF, Tigger)
7.2 Using JavaViewer to Access DVR Server
Using the mobile phone within Symbian Smart Phone OS to access the DVR through Internet. Make sure your
mobile phone supports Symbian Smart Phone OS and can be connected to the internet. To use this feature, you
need to install the JAVA Viewer program that it can be downloading it from the DVR server through the internet.
7.2.1
To install JavaViewer from the DVR Server
1. Open the web browser and enter the DVR server IP (http://DVR server IP: port/JAVA-Viewer.html).
Then click Connect.
2. When the Download screen appears, select JAVA-Viewer.jad and download it to your mobile phone.
3. After the installation, the JavaViewer will be in your mobile phone system. To find the JavaViewer
program where is located, please refer to your mobile phone user’s manual.
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7.2.2
To Use the JavaViewer
1. Run the JavaViewer program.
2. Enter the DVR IP address, port number, user ID, and
password. Please refer to your DVR server setting for that
information.
3. And then, select the Connect to connect to DVR server.
4. Click Yes to accept the data from DVR server.
5. When connection is success, you will see the camera video on
the screen.
6. To switch to different camera view, select menu and select the
channel.
7. The JavaViewer support PTZ control function, you can refer to
Help file for detail function control key. Select menu and go
the way down to select the Help file.
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7.3 Using iPhone to Access Remote DVR Server
Using the iPhone can connect to remote DVR server through the Internet to view the live image.
7.3.1
Download the iViewer
To use this feature, it is required to download the iViewer application to your iPhone. There are 2 ways to
download the iViewer to your iPhone. User can chose one of way to download.
I.
Download through the PC
1. Connect your iPhone to the PC.
2. In iTunes UI, enter keyword “AVerDiGi” to search.
3. And then, the AVerDiGi iViewer will be found and display on iTunes UI.
4. Click AVerDiGi iViewer and click GET APP to download the application. And then, enter the ID and
Password to download.
5. After download the iVewer, click Application and mark the AVerDiGi iViewer.
6. Click Apply button. The iViewer will load into your iPhone.
7. To use iVewer, select the AVerDiGi iViewer icon (
refer to Chapter 8.9.2.
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) on your iPhone. How to use iViewer, please
II. Using iPhone to Download
1.
2.
3.
4.
Please make sure your iPhone connect to the Internet.
Select App Store from iPhone main screen.
Select Search and enter the keyword “AVerDiGi” to search.
In search result list, select the AVerDiGi iViewer. User will see a brief introduction of the AVerDiGi
iViewer. Select the Free button, the button will change to the Install button. Select Install to download
the application.
5. And then, enter ID and Password for login iTunes to start download processing.
6. After download completed, go back to iPhone main screen and user should see AVerDiGi iViewer
icon (
) on the menu list. Select it to run the application. How to use iViewer, please refer to
Chapter 8.9.2.
7.3.2
Using the iViewer
1. After iViewer has been downloaded to your iPhone, select the iViewer to excute.
2. In login screen, enter the following information to make a connection with the remote DVR server. After
entered all necessary information, click Login.
 IP: IP address of the remote DVR server.
 Port: The connection port of the remote DVR server. The default value is 5550.
 ID: The user account to login the remote DVR server.
 Password: The password for login authentication.
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3. After login, user should see the live video on iPhone screen.
Display the camera number or
information
4. Click the channel number (1 ~ 32) can switch to view each channel.
5. Click < or > to go back last page or next page of channels.
6. To logout iViewer or disconnect with the current DVR connection, click Exit and return to the iViewer
login screen. In Login screen, user can connect with other DVR server.
7. To close the iViewer application, press the button that located at bottom of your iPhone.
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Chapter 8
Web Tools
The bundled Web Tools includes Dispatch Server , Remote Backup, and Remote Setup program. To
install Web Tools, place the CD into the CD-ROM drive then click Install Web Tool.
8.1 Dispatch Server
Dispatch is designed to reduce the network traffic of the DVR server. Instead of connecting directly to the
DVR server, the client can connect to the computer that is connected to the DVR server using the
Dispatch program.
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8.1.1
To have better remote live and playback performance, it’s suggested to connect DVR to Dispatch Server
in LAN environment, and then connect remote client to Dispatch Server via either WAN or LAN.
To Run Dispatch program:
1. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
2. Click Start>Programs>Web Tool>Dispatch.
3. In the DVR Server section, enter the DVR server IP, port, user ID
and password. You can also select to display the language you
prefer.
4. Auto connect when start: Enable to automatically connect the
dispatch server when start up
5. 3GPP Service
6. Enable to allow user using 3GPP service to receive video stream
from Dispatch server. The Service Port must same as RTSP
port of 3GPP on DVR server.
7. In the Dispatch Service section, if you have installed more than
one network card, select the Service IP number.
8. In the Dynamic DNS Configuration section, enter the DNS
server Name and Password. The DNS server can be the remote
storage server for sharing the DVR system loading.
9. Click START to connect.
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8.2 Remote Setup
Remote Setup is a tool for configuring DVR server from remote site. To install Remote Setup application,
insert the Installation CD into CD-ROM drive and click Install Web Tool. After installation, click
to
start the Remote Setup application.
8.2.1
To Add DVR server
User need to add a DVR server and make connection in order to setup remote DVR server.
1. Click Add
2. In Edit DVR window, fill in the following items:
- Name: give a name for remote DVR server for easy managing
- IP: fill in remote DVR server’s IP address
- Port: the port use to connect to remote DVR server. The port number is same the WebViewer port
on the remote DVR server. The default is 80.
- User ID: fill in the remote DVR server’s login account
- Password: fill in the remote DVR server’s login password
- Description: fill in a short description for the remote DVR server
3. Click OK to complete adding remote DVR server.
4. The added DVR server will be listed and auto connects to DVR server.
5. Once the connecting is success, user can start to configure DVR server.
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6. When connection is lost, click Reconnect to connect again.
7. To modify or delete the added DVR server, select the DVR server from listing and click Modify to
change the setting and click Delete to remove the DVR server.
8. User also can import the setting by clicking Import button. To save the setting to local hard disk, click
Export button.
8.2.2
To Setup Remote System Setting
The setting here applies to Remote DVR only.
8.2.2.1
System Setting
In the System Setting window, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving,
and click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(4)
(5)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded
data after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Overwrite Enable
When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the system automatically replaces the
oldest data.
(4) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour.
Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded.
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode.
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- Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the
next video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
(5) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto Record after system boot up
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network after system boot up
Automatically connect to network when the DVR is executed.
8.2.2.2
Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting window, click
Update to save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
IP Camera Setting
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only,
Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the type of camera as IP camera. To modify camera of remote DVR, see Remote DVR Camera
Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
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Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
Click IP Setting to setup the parameters of the IP camera.
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2.
3.
4.
Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera.
Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.
Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and
Password.
5. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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Remote DVR Camera Setting
Select the camera to modify settings. In the Camera Setting window, click Update to save and apply the
new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR. For IP camera setting, see IP Camera Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
Select the channel of connected camera
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8.2.2.3
Record Setting
In the Recording setup window, click OK to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera
only, Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7
represent the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week,
select the recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day,
click Schedule button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When
the system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once
a motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the
Start Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
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- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if
there is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected.
When it detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
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8.2.2.4
Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving,
and click Default to revert back to original factory setting. For the network service ports that use by DVR
server, please see Appendix A.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it
accessible via internet using WebViewer, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and JAVAViewer (still image). To
select all the cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or
domain name. Select the Time Zone that DVR is located. And then, mark the Automatic
Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis.
(4) Other Configuration
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add.
Or, enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click
Delete button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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8.2.2.5
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click Update to save the setting, Exit to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(8)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (8) Alarm Setting List if you
want to modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) No./Name/Description enter alarm name and description. Alarm No. will be created by DVR
system.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time and
click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated the color of
the block turns white.
4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger
if all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
5. In (4) Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 04) in Motion Detected and
Video Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
6. In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number to set the condition for the system to alarm. If the
sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
- Enable/disable the Abnormal Event check box, to set the condition of the event for system to
alarm.
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Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.
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Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send
out the alarm message.
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Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out
the alarm message.
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Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system
will send out the alarm message.
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Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk doesn’t work normally, the system will send out the
alarm message.
- Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the
same status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
7. In (6) Alarm Reset, click the camera number to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset,
all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the alarm reset
condition to low.
8. In (7) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview mode from where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be enlarged on screen
when the alarm is triggered.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original Preview mode.
If the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until user switch back to
Preview mode manually. The retrieve time range is 0~ 600 seconds.
- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is
activated and to extend additional time in second before it
stops the relay operation.
1. Next to the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the available
relay list and in the ON column, set to enable/disable the
relay operation when the alarm is activated.
3. In the Retrieve time check box, you may enable/disable to
extend the relay operation time and set the duration in
second.
4. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
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- Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. Next to the Send Email check box, click Detail.
In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter ID and Password.
(2) Mail
Fill the mailing information.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
- Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
1. Next to the Start Recording check box, click
Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box,
select the camera to enable/disable video
recording. Enable All to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting
to record the number of frames based on the
Recording Setting.
4. In the Start Record prior text box, mark and
set the number in second for the program to
begin recording after the alarm has been trigger.
The time range is 1~10 seconds.
5. In the Stop Record after text box, mark and set the number in second for the program to
continue recording after the alarm has ended. The time range is 1~999 seconds. If user doesn’t
mark and set the time, the alarm recording will continue recording until alarm is reset.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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- PTZ preset point
- Position the PTZ camera based on the preset point setting.
Next to the PTZ preset point check box, click Detail. In the
Trigger PTZ Preset Setting dialog box, select the PTZ camera
number then select the Enable check box. Select the position
of the PTZ camera when the alarm is activated and ended.
For the PTZ camera end point, user can also select on preset
position or Auto Pan between preset position groups.
- Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video
to CMS when the alarm is activated. Next to the
Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS
Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all
cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new
settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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8.3 Remote Backup
Remote Backup is purely for backing up the *.dvr file from the DVR sever. You can select between Auto
Backup and Manual Backup. Auto Backup continuously archives one hour of the recorded data at a time,
starting from the specified date. As for Manual Backup, it only archives the recorded data of selected date.
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To back up the data, you must have at least 2G hard disk space.
8.3.1
To back up the recoded data from the DVR server:
1. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
2. Click Start >> Program >> Web Tool >> Remote Backup
3. To add the DVR server, click Add
4. In the Add New DVR window, enter the Name, IP, user ID, and password.
5. Select the Backup mode:
Auto Backup mode: the backup will automatically execute when the setup is completed
- In Begin Date drop down calendar, select the date from where to start
- Click Add to set the storage path.
- Click Delete to remove the selected storage path.
- Click Schedule to select/unselect the time you want to backup. The red block turns white when it is
unselected.
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- Enable/disable Disk Recycle check box, to automatically overwrite the oldest file when there is not
enough free space to backup the file.
Manual Backup mode: the backup progress will start when user press the backup button
- Click File Select to choose the date, time and camera you want to back up.
- Click Browse to set the storage path.
6. Click OK to complete the adding DVR server. The added DVR server will display in Remote Backup
main window.
Un-mark check box to
disable backup
Click Start to backup
7. Click Start to begin backup and click Stop to stop backup progress.
While backup, the Start button
will turn to Stop button
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8. For manually backup, click File select button and select the DVR to backup.
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Appendix A Registering Domain Name
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Service) is a data query service mainly used on the Internet for
translating domain names into Internet addresses. It allows remote clients to intelligently search dynamic
servers without any previous enquiring for servers’ Internet addresses.
In order to take advantage of this intelligent service, first register your domain name on the following Web
site http://ddns.avers.com.tw
1. User Login
Browse the website ddns.avers.com.tw with Microsoft IE browser to access the following dialog.
2.
First input the MAC address of DVR unit as the CD-Key No. and select the Product. Then click OK to
login or Reset to clear the previous input.
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3.
To know the MAC address of DVR unit, please check the sticker on the back panel of DVR
unit.
Also, user can find the MAC address of DVR unit from the Main Configuration of Network
Setting. Please select SETUP → NETWORK → Main Configuration.
User Information
Please provide the following user information, Host Name (user can choose any name he/she likes
except the one violence with other users), Password, E-mail, Company, and Country. And then,
click OK to complete the domain name registration.