DVR-530
16 Channel Standalone Network
& USB DVR
User’s Manual
Copyright
The documentation and the software included with this product are copyrighted 2005 by Advantech Co., Ltd. All rights are reserved. Advantech
Co., Ltd. reserves the right to make improvements in the products
described in this manual at any time without notice. No part of this manual may be reproduced, copied, translated or transmitted in any form or
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Information provided in this manual is intended to be accurate and reliable. However, Advantech Co., Ltd. assumes no responsibility for its use,
nor for any infringements of the rights of third parties, which may result
from its use.
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1st Edition
Printed in Taiwan
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August 2005
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Product Warranty (1 year)
Advantech warrants to you, the original purchaser, that each of its products will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for one year
from the date of purchase.
This warranty does not apply to any products which have been repaired or
altered by persons other than repair personnel authorized by Advantech,
or which have been subject to misuse, abuse, accident or improper installation. Advantech assumes no liability under the terms of this warranty as
a consequence of such events.
Because of Advantech’s high quality-control standards and rigorous testing, most of our customers never need to use our repair service. If an
Advantech product is defective, it will be repaired or replaced at no
charge during the warranty period. For out-of-warranty repairs, you will
be billed according to the cost of replacement materials, service time and
freight. Please consult your dealer for more details.
If you think you have a defective product, follow these steps:
1.
Collect all the information about the problem encountered. (For
example, CPU speed, Advantech products used, other hardware
and software used, etc.) Note anything abnormal and list any
onscreen messages you get when the problem occurs.
2.
Call your dealer and describe the problem. Please have your manual, product, and any helpful information readily available.
3.
If your product is diagnosed as defective, obtain an RMA (return
merchandize authorization) number from your dealer. This allows
us to process your return more quickly.
4.
Carefully pack the defective product, a fully-completed Repair and
Replacement Order Card and a photocopy proof of purchase date
(such as your sales receipt) in a shippable container. A product
returned without proof of the purchase date is not eligible for warranty service.
5.
Write the RMA number visibly on the outside of the package and
ship it prepaid to your dealer.
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Declaration of Conformity
CE
This product has passed the CE test for environmental specifications
when shielded cables are used for external wiring. We recommend the use
of shielded cables. This kind of cable is available from Advantech. Please
contact your local supplier for ordering information.
CE
This product has passed the CE test for environmental specifications. Test
conditions for passing included the equipment being operated within an
industrial enclosure. In order to protect the product from being damaged
by ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) and EMI leakage, we strongly recommend the use of CE-compliant industrial enclosure products.
FCC Class A
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this
equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in
which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own
expense.
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Technical Support and Assistance
1.
Visit the Advantech web site at www.advantech.com/support
where you can find the latest information about the product.
2.
Contact your distributor, sales representative, or Advantech's customer service center for technical support if you need additional
assistance. Please have the following information ready before you
call:
- Product name and serial number
- Description of your peripheral attachments
- Description of your software (operating system, version, appliction software, etc.)
- A complete description of the problem
- The exact wording of any error messages
Document Feedback
To assist us in making improvements to this manual, we would welcome
comments and constructive criticism. Please send all such comments in
writing to: support@advantech.com
Packing List
Before setting up the system, check that the items listed below are
included and in good condition. If any item does not accord with the
table, please contact your dealer immediately.
• 1 x power cord
• 1 x user manual
• 1 x CD for PC client software
Safety Instructions
1.
Read these safety instructions carefully.
2.
Keep this User's Manual for later reference.
3.
Disconnect this equipment from any AC outlet before cleaning.
Use a damp cloth. Do not use liquid or spray detergents for cleaning.
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4.
For plug-in equipment, the power outlet socket must be located
near the equipment and must be easily accessible.
5.
Keep this equipment away from humidity.
6.
Put this equipment on a reliable surface during installation. Dropping it or letting it fall may cause damage.
7.
The openings on the enclosure are for air convection. Protect the
equipment from overheating. DO NOT COVER THE OPENINGS.
8.
Make sure the voltage of the power source is correct before connecting the equipment to the power outlet.
9.
Position the power cord so that people cannot step on it. Do not
place anything over the power cord.
10.
All cautions and warnings on the equipment should be noted.
11.
If the equipment is not used for a long time, disconnect it from the
power source to avoid damage by transient overvoltage.
12.
Never pour any liquid into an opening. This may cause fire or electrical shock.
13.
Never open the equipment. For safety reasons, the equipment
should be opened only by qualified service personnel.
14.
If one of the following situations arises, get the equipment checked
by service personnel:
a. The power cord or plug is damaged.
b. Liquid has penetrated into the equipment.
c. The equipment has been exposed to moisture.
d. The equipment does not work well, or you cannot get it to work
according to the user's manual.
e. The equipment has been dropped and damaged.
f. The equipment has obvious signs of breakage.
15.
DO NOT LEAVE THIS EQUIPMENT IN AN ENVIRONMENT
WHERE THE STORAGE TEMPERATURE MAY GO BELOW 20° C (-4° F) OR ABOVE 60° C (140° F). THIS COULD DAMAGE THE EQUIPMENT. THE EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE IN A
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT.
16.
CAUTION: DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS
INCORRECTLY REPLACED. REPLACE ONLY WITH THE
SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE RECOMMENDED BY THE
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MANUFACTURER, DISCARD USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE MANUFACTURER'S INSTRUCTIONS.
The sound pressure level at the operator's position according to IEC 7041:1982 is no more than 70 dB (A).
DISCLAIMER: This set of instructions is given according to IEC 704-1.
Advantech disclaims all responsibility for the accuracy of any statements
contained herein.
Wichtige Sicherheishinweise
1.
Bitte lesen sie Sich diese Hinweise sorgfältig durch.
2.
Heben Sie diese Anleitung für den späteren Gebrauch auf.
3.
Vor jedem Reinigen ist das Gerät vom Stromnetz zu trennen. Verwenden Sie Keine Flüssig-oder Aerosolreiniger. Am besten dient
ein angefeuchtetes Tuch zur Reinigung.
4.
Die NetzanschluBsteckdose soll nahe dem Gerät angebracht und
leicht zugänglich sein.
5.
Das Gerät ist vor Feuchtigkeit zu schützen.
6.
Bei der Aufstellung des Gerätes ist auf sicheren Stand zu achten.
Ein Kippen oder Fallen könnte Verletzungen hervorrufen.
7.
Die Belüftungsöffnungen dienen zur Luftzirkulation die das Gerät
vor überhitzung schützt. Sorgen Sie dafür, daB diese Öffnungen
nicht abgedeckt werden.
8.
Beachten Sie beim. AnschluB an das Stromnetz die AnschluBwerte.
9.
Verlegen Sie die NetzanschluBleitung so, daB niemand darüber
fallen kann. Es sollte auch nichts auf der Leitung abgestellt werden.
10.
Alle Hinweise und Warnungen die sich am Geräten befinden sind
zu beachten.
11.
Wird das Gerät über einen längeren Zeitraum nicht benutzt, sollten
Sie es vom Stromnetz trennen. Somit wird im Falle einer Überspannung eine Beschädigung vermieden.
12.
Durch die Lüftungsöffnungen dürfen niemals Gegenstände oder
Flüssigkeiten in das Gerät gelangen. Dies könnte einen Brand bzw.
elektrischen Schlag auslösen.
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13.
Öffnen Sie niemals das Gerät. Das Gerät darf aus Gründen der elektrischen Sicherheit nur von authorisiertem Servicepersonal geöffnet werden.
14.
Wenn folgende Situationen auftreten ist das Gerät vom Stromnetz
zu trennen und von einer qualifizierten Servicestelle zu überprüfen:
a - Netzkabel oder Netzstecker sind beschädigt.
b - Flüssigkeit ist in das Gerät eingedrungen.
c - Das Gerät war Feuchtigkeit ausgesetzt.
d - Wenn das Gerät nicht der Bedienungsanleitung entsprechend
funktioniert oder Sie mit Hilfe dieser Anleitung keine Verbesserung erzielen.
e - Das Gerät ist gefallen und/oder das Gehäuse ist beschädigt.
f - Wenn das Gerät deutliche Anzeichen eines Defektes aufweist.
15.
VOSICHT: Explisionsgefahr bei unsachgemaben Austausch der
Batterie.Ersatz nur durch densellben order einem vom Hersteller
empfohlene-mahnlichen Typ. Entsorgung gebrauchter Batterien
navh Angaben des Herstellers.
16.
ACHTUNG: Es besteht die Explosionsgefahr, falls die Batterie auf
nicht fach-männische Weise gewechselt wird. Verfangen Sie die
Batterie nur gleicher oder entsprechender Type, wie vom Hersteller
empfohlen. Entsorgen Sie Batterien nach Anweisung des Herstellers.
Der arbeitsplatzbezogene Schalldruckpegel nach DIN 45 635 Teil 1000
beträgt 70 dB(A) oder weiger.
Haftungsausschluss: Die Bedienungsanleitungen wurden entsprechend
der IEC-704-1 erstellt. Advantech lehnt jegliche Verantwortung für die
Richtigkeit der in diesem Zusammenhang getätigten Aussagen ab.
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Safety Precaution - Static Electricity
Follow these simple precautions to protect yourself from harm and the
products from damage.
1.
To avoid electrical shock, always disconnect the power from your
PC chassis before you work on it. Don't touch any components on
the CPU card or other cards while the PC is on.
2.
Disconnect power before making any configuration changes. The
sudden rush of power as you connect a jumper or install a card may
damage sensitive electronic components.
Safety Information and Technical Specifications
Electrical Safety Guidelines
Checking the Power Cords
Warning!: To avoid electrical shock, check the power cords
as follows:
• Use the exact type of power cords as required.
• Be sure to use power cord(s) that came with safety certifications.
• The power cord(s) must be compliant with the AC voltage requirements
in your region.
• The power cord plug cap must have an electrical current rating that is at
least 125% of the electrical current rating of this product.
• The power cord plug cap that plugs into the AC receptacle on the power
supply must be an IEC 320, sheet C13, type female connector.
• Be sure to disconnect the power supply before accessing the DVR
series or its components.
• Plug the Power cord(s) into a socket that is properly grounded before
turning on the power.
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General Electrical Safety Guidelines
Warning!: Follow the guidelines below to avoid possible
damages to the system or injury to yourself:
• Be aware of the locations of the power switches on the chassis and in
the room, so you can disconnect the power supply if an accident occurs.
• Take extra precautionary measures when working with high voltage
components. It is not recommended to work alone.
• Before removing or installing main system components, be sure to disconnect the power first. Turn off the system before you disconnect the
power supply.
• Use only one hand when working with powered-on electrical equipment to avoid possible electrical shock.
• Use rubber mats specifically designed as electrical insulators when
working with computer systems.
• The power supply or power cord must include a grounding plug and
must be plugged into grounded outlets.
• Motherboard Battery: CAUTION - Make sure not to install the onboard
battery upside down to avoid possible explosion. Make sure that the
positive side is facing up on the motherboard. This battery must be
replaced only with the same or an equivalent type recommended by the
manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer's
instructions.
• CD-ROM Laser: CAUTION - Do not open the enclosures of power
supplies or CD ROMs to avoid injury.
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General Safety Guidelines
Warning!: Follow these rules to ensure general safety:
• Keep the area around the DVR series clean and free of clutter.
• To avoid injuries to the back, be sure to use your leg muscles, keep your
back straight, and bend your knees, when lifting the system.
• Avoid wearing loose clothing to preventing it from coming into contact
with electrical circuits or being pulled into a cooling fan.
• After removing the components or chassis covers from the system,
place them on a table for safeguard.
• Be sure to remove any jewelry or metal objects before working on the
chassis to avoid short circuits should these objects come into contact
with power circuits.
• After accessing the interior of the chassis, be sure to close the chassis
with chassis covers and secure the chassis to the racks with screws.
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Contents
Chapter
1 DVR-530 Introduction .................................... 2
1.1
1.2
1.3
Chapter
Chapter
2 Remote DVR Installation ............................... 8
2.1
Video Output Connection (TV Or LCD Monitor) ............ 8
2.2
Video Input Connection (Camera) .................................... 9
2.3
Sensor Installation ........................................................... 10
2.4
Alarm Installation............................................................ 11
Figure 2.1:Video signal line connection ........................ 8
Figure 2.2:Video input connection ................................ 9
Figure 2.3:Sensor installation ...................................... 10
Figure 2.4:Alarm installation ....................................... 11
3 Powering Up the Unit.................................... 14
3.1
Chapter
Front Panel ........................................................................ 3
Remote IR Controller ........................................................ 4
Rear Panel ......................................................................... 5
On-Screen Display .......................................................... 14
Figure 3.1:HDD Checking in progress ........................ 14
Figure 3.2:Real Time Display Mode ........................... 14
Figure 3.3:Powering on the system .............................. 16
4 Operation Guide............................................ 18
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
Main Menu ...................................................................... 18
Group Select.................................................................... 19
Record Select................................................................... 20
Record Frame Rate.......................................................... 20
Video Quality .................................................................. 21
Record Schedule.............................................................. 22
Sub Menu ........................................................................ 23
4.8
4.9
4.10
4.11
4.12
4.13
4.14
4.15
Time Set .......................................................................... 24
Backup Through USB Port ............................................. 25
Group Display Time........................................................ 26
Hard Disk Setup .............................................................. 27
Sensor Setup.................................................................... 28
How to Operate Motion Detection Recording ................ 29
Network Setup................................................................. 30
Playback .......................................................................... 31
Table 4.1:Front panel button definitions ...................... 23
Appendix A Networking..................................................... 34
Figure A.1:Main Window of PC Client Software ....... 34
A.1
A.2
A.3
Connect PC to the DVR .................................................. 35
DVR Control ................................................................... 38
Capture and Playback on your PC................................... 39
A.3.1
A.3.2
Capture Video Data ..................................................... 39
Playback ....................................................................... 39
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A.4
A.5
A.6
A.7
DVR Management........................................................... 40
AVI File........................................................................... 41
Channel Control .............................................................. 42
Single Channel Scaler ..................................................... 43
Appendix B PC Viewer ...................................................... 46
B.1
Installing PC Viewer ....................................................... 46
B.2
B.3
Searching Files ................................................................ 50
Backing up files as AVI .................................................. 51
Table B.1:Playback buttons ......................................... 47
Appendix C Video Quality Settings Table........................ 54
C.1
NTSC Format ................................ 54
C.2
PAL Format.................................. 55
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Table C.1:Recording time vs. video quality (NTSC) .. 54
Table C.2:Recording time vs. video quality (PAL) ..... 55
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CHAPTER
1
2
DVR-530 Introduction
This section introduces the DVR-530
Digital Video Recorder (DVR).
This section includes:
• Front Panel
• Remote IR Controller
• Rear Panel
Chapter 1 DVR-530 Introduction
The DVR-530 digital video recorder (DVR) is for recording/retrieving
video streams from up to 16 channels at the same time. It adopts a digital
image compression technology to compress the input channel video
streams, and uses a HDD to record the compressed video stream.
This user manual explains how to install, operate, and manage the DVR
in your home.
Hope you enjoy it and find it useful to protect your home or office.
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1.1 Front Panel
6
5
4
3
13
1
7
12
8
9
11
2
15
14
10
1.
Menu button: press to display Operation menu option
2.
z
Recording button: press to start recording
3.
„
Stop recording/playback button: press to stop recording/playback the authorized password is requested upon stopping record (the
defaut password is 111111)
4.
Fast forward button: press to play the recorded video stream faster
5.
f
Playback button/Pause button: press to start playback and press to
pause the video playback
6.
Pause button: press to pause the video playback
7.
Reverse: press to play backwards
8.
Group 1 button: press to select group 1
9.
Group 2 button: press to select group 2
10.
Group 3 button: press to select group 3
11.
Group 4 button: press to select group 4
12.
田
All groups button: press to select all groups display
13.
14.
Up button: press to change menu field
15.
Select button: press to change the setting value or enter a sub menu
Down down buttons: press to change menu field
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1.2 Remote IR Controller
9
12
3
10
8
11
2
7
6
4
5
14
13
15
1
1.
2.
3.
z
„
Menu button: press to display Operation menu option
Recording button: press to start recording
Stop recording/playback button: press to stop recording/playback-the authorized password is requested upon stopping record (the
defaut password is 111111)
4.
Fast forward button: press to play the recorded video stream faster.
5.
f
Playback button/Pause button: press to start playback and press to
pause the video playback
6.
Pause button: press to pause the video playback
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
Reverse: press to play backwards
Group 1 button: press to select group 1
Group 2 button: press to select group 2
Group 3 button: press to select group 3
Group 4 button: press to select group 4
12.
田
All groups button: press to select all groups display
13.
14.
Up buttons: press to change menu field
Down button: press to change menu field
15.
Select button: press to change the setting value or enter a sub menu
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1.3 Rear Panel
1.
S-Video
2.
Video output
3.
VGA output
4.
Video input
5.
Video Quad loop-through
6.
Sensor input/alarm output: 4 sensor inputs and one alarm output
7.
NTSC/PAL switch
8.
DC-in (12 Volts)
9.
Audio input/output
10.
LAN
11.
Power switch
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CHAPTER
2
2
DVR Installation
This section explains the installation of
the DVR-530 Digital Video Recorder
(DVR).
This section includes:
• Video Output Connection
• Video Input Connection
• Sensor Installation
• Alarm Installation
Chapter 2 Remote DVR Installation
2.1 Video Output Connection (TV Or LCD Monitor)
Please connect a TV or LCD monitor to the unit with the Video output
connector. The unit provides one S-Video input, two BNC connectors and
one VGA output.
Figure 2.1: Video signal line connection
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2.2 Video Input Connection (Camera)
Please connect a camera to the unit over the video input connector. The
unit provides sixteen BNC connectors. The camera installation procedures are as follows:
1.
Connect the video signal line: Connect the video signal line to the
unit.
2.
Connect the camera power line: Connect the camera’s adaptor to
the camera, and plug in the adaptor.
The complete connection with a camera is shown below.
Figure 2.2: Video input connection
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2.3 Sensor Installation
The unit provides four sensor inputs for four channels. The sensor installation is as follows.
The maximum power requirement of the sensor device is up to 1.5 V @
50 mA.
1.
Connect the sensor signal line: Connect the video signal line to the
unit. The sensor signal terminal is at the unit’s back panel.
2.
Connect the sensor power adaptor jack into the sensor, and plug in
the adaptor.
Figure 2.3: Sensor installation
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2.4 Alarm Installation
The unit provides one internal switch for sounding an alarm when the
sensor is activated due to the unwanted entrance of an unknown visitor.
The switch is open in the normal state, but when the alarm is activated,
the switch is closed to power the alarm. The circuitry is shown below.
There are two simple steps for the installation of the alarm.
1.
Prepare the power supply: The alarm needs a power supply, the
power supply comes with the alarm.
2.
Connect the alarm power line: The alarm power line is connected to
the alarm switch terminal.
Figure 2.4: Alarm installation
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CHAPTER
3
2
Powering Up the Unit
This section shows the power up
screens of the Digital Video Recorder
(DVR).
This section includes:
• On-screen display
Chapter 3 Powering Up the Unit
3.1 On-Screen Display
After the unit is properly installed it is ready to record and play. Apply
power and switch on.
Note:
Make sure the HDD is powered off before removing the drive
After the unit is powered on, the unit checks the HDD for several seconds, then displays the following screen.
Figure 3.1: HDD Checking in progress
Figure 3.2: Real Time Display Mode
The unit will enter into real-time display mode as shown above.
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Notes:
1. Make sure the HDD is off before removing the
drive.
2. Once you resume the initial setting, the right
information will be displayed on the screen. Turn
off the unit and restart.
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On-Screen Display (OSD)
Figure 3.3: Powering on the system
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CHAPTER
4
2
Operation Guide
This section explains the operation of
the DVR-530 Digital Video Recorder
(DVR).
This section includes:
• Main Menu
• Group Select
• Record Select
• Record Frame Rate
• Video Quality
• Record Schedule
• Sub Menu
• Time Set
• Backup Through USB Port
• Group Display Time
• Hard Disk Setup
• Sensor Setup
• Motion Detection Recording
• Network Setup
• Playback
Chapter 4 Operation Guide
4.1 Main Menu
Press to display menu
Operation Buttons
press to display menu.
press to change menu field or change the unit’s configuration values.
press to select menu item or confirm the selection.
Note:
Please stop recording or playback before you
enter the OSD menu. You will be requested to
enter a password to stop recording.
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4.2 Group Select
The unit provides sixteen camera inputs. Every four channels are grouped
for easy and prompt display operation. For example, Ch 1, Ch 2, Ch 3 and
Ch 4 are set for Group 1; Ch 5, Ch 6, Ch 7 and Ch 8 are for Group 2 and
so on.
MAIN MENU
¾ GROUP SELECT
1234
RECORD SELECT
1234
RECORD FRAMERATE 30
VIDEO QUALITY
HI
RECORD SCHEDULE
SUB MENU
HARD DRIVE SETUP
SENSOR SETUP
NETWORK SETUP
The unit provides 4 camera inputs. You can use channel buttons on the
front panel to select a specified channel for real-time display.
You can use the button or channel buttons for different combinations
of channel display.
Example:
1. When you choose (----), all cameras are off.
2. When you choose (1234), all cameras are displayed.
3. When you choose (---4), only the fourth channel is displayed.
Note:
The VIDEO LOSS signal will be displayed and
the built-in alarm buzzer will sound for video connection signal loss or connection failure.
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4.3 Record Select
Selecting a group on this menu option is the same as selecting the “Group
Select” option. Only the selected group will record real-time events during the recording period.
MAIN MENU
GROUP SELECT
1234
¾RECORD SELECT
1234
RECORD FRAMERATE 30
VIDEO QUALITY
HI
RECORD SCHEDULE
SUB MENU
HARD DRIVE SETUP
4.4 Record Frame Rate
There are five different frame rate settings for operation: 25 fps, 12 fps, 8
fps, 6 fps, and 4 fps. The unit is set to 25 fps at the factory.
Please use the buttons on the front panel to select the mode and the
button to confirm the selection.
Note:
Recording Frame Rate:
The higher the record frame rate, the more natural the look will be displayed on the screen in
playback mode. The lower the record frame rate
is, the less space will be used on the HDD.
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4.5 Video Quality
There are three different video quality settings for operation: Normal,
Low, and High.
Please use the buttons on the front panel to select a mode and then
enter to confirm the selection
The higher the video quality is, the more clear the image will be. With
lower video quality, less space is used on the HDD.
You can refer to Appendix C for the recording time vs. video quality settings table for your reference.
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4.6 Record Schedule
Enter this option to change a recording schedule during a day (24-hour
period).
Numbers above indicate the time duration of 24 hours.
(T) Letter indicates recording.
(S) Letter indicates sensor recording. This means the unit starts recording
when the attached sensors are triggered during this period.
(--) Recording is off for this duration.
SETTING EXAMPLE:
0:00 ~ 7:00
SENSOR RECORDING
7:00 ~ 11:00 RECORDING DISABLED
11:00 ~ 18:00 RECORDING
18:00 ~ 24:00 SENSOR RECORDING
+SSSSSS----T T T T T T T S S S S S S +
:
:
:
:
:
0
6
11
18
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Note:
Sensor Recording Installation:
The unit provides four alarm inputs which can be
configured as normally closed, normally open,
motion detection + NC and motion detection +
NO in the “SENSOR SETUP” menu option. After
sensor configuration, please go back to the
“RECORD SCHEDULE” menu to enable sensor
recording.
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4.7 Sub Menu
Enter into this option to change password, time /date settings, and date
format.
Password Change
When you enter into “PASSWORD CHANGE”, a password change input
menu replaces the “SUB MENU” (The default password is 111111).
When the new password is accepted, the board will flash the following
screen message:
PASSWORD changed!!
The message will blink 5 times. Then the display goes back to the “SUB
MENU”.
If the password was not accepted, the unit will automatically return to
“SUB MENU”.
Table 4.1: Front panel button definitions
田
means “5”
f
means “B”
means “2”
z
means “6”
means “C”
means “3”
means “7”
means “D”
means “4”
„
means “8”
means “E”
means “F”
means “9”
means “1”
means “0”
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Time Set
Enter this option to change the date and time.
The unit provides yyyy/mm/dd or dd/mm/yyyy variants which reflect
regional preferences.
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4.8 Backup Through USB Port
The unit provides one USB port for simple backup over a connection with
a PC. Please use the following steps to successfully link:
1.
Connect the USB cable between the unit and PC.
2.
Select “LINK TO PC” under the submenu of the unit. The “linking” will take around 30 seconds. The connection is then ready for
PC backup as “Linked” is indicated on the screen.
3.
Open the PC viewer on the PC after the PC identifies the unknown
hardware device.
4.
Press the ”Menu” button to go back to the “Main Menu.”
Note:
1. The unit employs USB 2.0, so it will take
around 5 min to handshake with USB 1.0.
2. Before performing a backup over USB, please
install the PC Viewer software on your PC.
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Warning!: Please don’t press the “MENU” button during
linking, it could lead to an unpredictable error on
your PC.
Note:
Please refer to Appendix C for the PC viewer
installation and operation guide.
4.9 Group Display Time
Use this menu to specify group display and multi-screen dwell time.
Dwell time settings determine the time interval between displays for all
groups and multi-screens.
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4.10 Hard Disk Setup
HARD DRIVE SETUP
OVERWRITE ENABLED YES
MASTER HDD SIZE 40000MB
MASTER HDD USED 0MB 0%
MASTER HDD FORMAT
SLAVE HDD SIZE
PRESS (¿À), THEN ( )
PRESS() TO EXIT
Overwrite Enabled:
If you choose “YES”, the unit will continue recording and overwrite the
recorded data when the HDD’s space is full.
If you choose “NO”, the unit will stop recording when the HDD’s space is
full.
Master HDD Size:
Indicates the capacity of the primary HDD installed in the unit.
Master HDD Used:
Indicates the percentage of the HDD’s capacity used.
Master HDD Format:
Erases all recorded data in the Master HDD.
The authorized password is requested before formatting. After the unit is
formatted, the following message will appear on the screen:
“HARD DISK FORMATTED”.
Note:
The unit is featured with one HDD only for the
time being.
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4.11 Sensor Setup
SENSOR SETUP
SENSOR RECORD TIME
ALARM OUT TIME
MOTION SENSITIVE SETUP
CHANNEL-1 TYPE:MOTION +
CHANNEL-2 TYPE:MOTION +
CHANNEL-3 TYPE:NORMAL
CLOSE
CHANNEL-4 TYPE:NOT
INSTALLED
PRESS (¿À), THEN
PRESS() TO EXIT
15
20
N-C
N-O
( )
Sensor Record Time:
This controls the recording duration once the sensor is triggered.
Alarm Out Time:
This controls how long (in seconds) the alarm sounds after being triggered.
MOTION SENSITIVE SETUP
Use this menu to adjust the sensitivity of each channel. The first bar
shows the current sensitivity of each channel, use the to set higher or
lower sensitivity (0 stands for highest sensitivity, 9 is for lowest sensitivity).
Sensor Trigger Modes:
The unit provides 5 different modes for trigger states:
1. Not installed.
2. Normally open.
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3. Normally closed.
4. Motion + N-C.
5. Motion + N-O.
In normally open mode, if the cable between the sensor and the unit is cut
by an intruder, the unit starts recording. In normally closed mode, if the
cable between the sensor and the unit is cut by an intruder, the unit stops
recording.
4.12 How to Operate Motion Detection Recording
Follow the steps given below to activate motion-detection recording.
1.
Please go to the “SENSOR SETUP” menu as shown in the figure.
SENSOR SETUP
SENSOR RECORD TIME
15
ALARM OUT TIME
20
CHANNEL-1 TYPE:MOTION + N-C
CHANNEL-2 TYPE:MOTION + N-O
CHANNEL-3 TYPE:NORMAL
CLOSE
CHANNEL-4 TYPE:NOT
INSTALLED
PRESS (¿À), THEN (
PRESS() TO EXIT
)
2.
Select the required motion option.
3.
After the selection, please go back to the MAIN MENU and go to
“PROGRAMMED RECORD” to activate the alarm setting.
PROGRAMMED RECORD
+TTTSSTTTTTTTTT+
0 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24
PRESS (¿À), THEN ( )
PRESS() TO EXIT
Note:
Setting “PROGRAMMED RECORD” is necessary for starting the operation of motion detection
recording.
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4.13 Network Setup
1.
ACCEPT IP: Make sure this first option is set to YES.
2.
MAC ADDRESS: Will not need to be altered.
3.
*IP ADDRESS (a static IP address): Will need to be set to the DVR
IP address you are planning to use to connect to the internet.
4.
SUBNET MASK: Will need to be obtained from the routing
device.
5.
GATEWAY IP address (IP address A): Will need to be obtained
from the routing device.
6.
DVR ID ON LAN: Use the button to specify the DVR’s identification. Twenty-six letters will appear in sequential order.
7.
DHCP [ON]: Press to confirm the installation is [ON] (the
default setting is OFF), and restart the DVR. The DVR will automatically get the dynamic IP upon restart.
Note:
Please check with your M.I.S staff or administrator for the settings of MAC ADDRESS, IP
ADDRESS, SUBNET MASK and GATEWAY.
Please refer to the figure as an example for your
reference.
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Note:
1. PC Minimum requirements for Networking:
• CPU: 1 GHZ or above
• System memory: 256 MB or above
• VGA memory: 32 MB
• OS: Windows 2000/XP
2. Please assign 14337, 14338 to the Port to
install the DVR in a LAN with a static IP address
under a router (with firewall) for sharing with
other equipment like a PC.
4.14 Playback
Please use the front panel buttons to operate various playback functions.
Press the
button. The playback time/events selection menu then
appears on the screen. You can also press
twice to directly start playing.
You can either enter the specified time/date to playback or select the
event or view the playback over PC.
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Notes:
1. Please stop recording before playback.
2. Because the events selection is the default
setting, you need to press the button to switch
to the time selection.
Control Buttons
(fast forward button): Press this button to fast forward the recorded
stream.
The unit provides four levels of fast forward playback speeds:
Press the
button to change the playing speed:
Press once for two times faster (x 2) than normal playing speed.
Press twice for four faster (x 4) than normal playing speed.
Press three times for thirty-two times faster (x 32) than normal playing
speed.
Press four times for sixty-four times faster (x 64) than normal playing
speed.
(reverse button): Press this button to play the recorded stream backwards.
Note:
The reverse playback speed depends on the fps,
the number of recorded channels, and the video
quality.
(pause button): Press this button to pause the playback, or to advance
a single frame at a time.
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APPENDIX
2
A
Networking
This section explains the networking details
of the Digital Video Recorder (DVR).
This section includes:
• Connecting PC to the DVR
• DVR Control
• Capture and Playback on PC
• DVR Management
• AVI File
• Single Channel Scaler
Appendix A Networking
This unit and the dedicated remote PC client software allows you to view
live and recorded video over the internet from a remote location. You can
also capture and convert video from the unit into an AVI file or JPEG file,
and play the stored video later on.
Please follow the instructions below to use PC Client. After you install
PC Client software on your PC, the main window will appear.
Figure A.1: Main Window of PC Client Software
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A.1 Connect PC to the DVR
Click on the “Connect” option in the main window.
Click to enter the DVR
Client Connection Manager
Click “Connect” to enter the “DVR Client connection manager” as shown
above.
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Specify the values in the various fields as given below.
DVR IP: The DVR IP address is the IP address of the remote DVR.
Password: The password is the same password used for formatting the
DVR’s hard drive. The default value is 111111.
Nickname: If you have configured the DHCP settings in the DVR, you
can connect to the DVR by clicking on “Search DVR”. There will be a
list of DVRs in the Nickname list box. Select the one you want to connect
to from the list.
Click “OK” to create the connection.
Connection Status
When successfully connected, you will see the “Connected” sign. This
window also displays the DVR IP address and shows the rate of connection speed.
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To disconnect, simply click “Disconnect”.
To close the application, click “Close Window” button.
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A.2 DVR Control
The panel shown in the following figure operates exactly as the actual
DVR operation buttons to allow you to remotely control the DVR for live
view, record and playback functions.
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A.3 Capture and Playback on your PC
A.3.1 Capture Video Data
When you click the “REC” button, the DVR client will start to record the
incoming video onto your PC’s hard disk. The DVR client creates a
“stream_files” folder where the file is located. When the client is recording, the Capture & Play status indicator shows “REC” as the current status.
A.3.2 Playback
After recording is finished, click the “Play” button to play the recorded
video stream. You will also see a stream file list of the video stream files
previously captured.
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A.4 DVR Management
This option enables you to remotely adjust the DVR’s operation settings:
Video Quality, Record Frame Rate, Alarm On Duration, Alarm Record
Duration, Input Channels, Record Channels, DVR system time setting
and Record Schedule.
All these settings operate as they would directly on the DVR itself.
Note:
The record mode change can be made only on
the DVR, to allow the display to show the current
DVR record mode on connection.
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A.5 AVI File
Click on the “AVI save as” button to convert the desired video data into
an AVI file. You will see the following dialog box for saving the AVI file.
Click on this button to convert the real-time video
data or the recorded data into an AVI file
After specifying the file name and confirming, please click on “Backup to
AVI” to start the conversion.
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A.6 Channel Control
If you want to see a single channel, for example, CH 13, please press the
CH 13 ~ CH 16 button and release the others. CH 13, CH 14, CH 15, and
CH 16 will then be displayed on the screen. Move the mouse cursor onto
CH 13 and double click. CH13 will be scaled up. To see CH 13 ~ CH 16
multi-channel view again, just click on the CH 13 ~ CH 16 button again.
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A.7 Single Channel Scaler
The single channel scaler is functional only in single channel mode. If
you are viewing a single channel, you can scale up/down by selecting
these options.
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2
B
PC Viewer
This section explains the PC Viewer of the
Digital Video Recorder (DVR).
This section includes:
• Installing PC Viewer
• Searching files
• Backing files up as AVI
Appendix B PC Viewer
B.1 Installing PC Viewer
Please follow the steps given below to complete the installation of PC
Viewer.
Play
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Capture
Backup as AVI
You can access video data via the connection between the PC and DVR or
directly install the HDD into a PC. Please install the PC Viewer software
onto your PC and start the program.
Note:
This software currently supports Windows 2000
and Windows XP.
You will see a dialog box as shown in the figure above appear on the
screen.
Note:
The software can’t be activated until the HDD is
connected to a PC.
Search button:
a. Click to open the submenu for selecting data to playback.
Play button:
a. Click to start the video data from the beginning. Use the following buttons as required.
Table B.1: Playback buttons
Button for Fast forward playback speed. There are 5 levels
of playback speed: 1, 4, 16, 32, and 64 times normal speed.
Button for moving forward one frame at a time.
Button for moving one frame backwards.
b. Click the Play button to start the playback after data search.
Backup to AVI button:
a. Click to convert the data into an AVI file and save it the PC.
Capture Button:
a. Click to a snapshot of the data as a BMP file.
HDD selection:
a. Click to select the specified HDD among multiple HDDs installed
(either in the DVR or in the PC system).
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Group selection buttons
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Screen Display Format Operation:
The PC viewer displays either 16 channels, quad screen or a full screen of
each channel. Press one of the group selection buttons to display a quad
screen of one group (4 channels), or double-click on the display of one
desired channel to get the full screen view of the desired channel.
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B.2 Searching Files
Click on the “Search” key to retrieve the desired video to view by entering the time/date or selecting an event. You will see the dialog box as
shown below.
Enter date/
time to retrieve
the data you
want to view
Click button to
have a list of
events for your
selection
Please click on the “Play” button to start playback after confirming the
retrieval. (This is a required step to initially activate the playback.)
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B.3 Backing up files as AVI
Click on the “Backup to AVI” button to convert the desired video data
into an AVI file. You will see the following dialog box for saving the AVI
file. Specify the file name and confirm it.
The conversion will start automatically after specifying the file name.
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APPENDIX
2
C
Video Quality Settings
Tables
This section lists the Video Quality Settings
of the Digital Video Recorder (DVR).
This section includes:
• NTSC Format
• PAL Format
Appendix C Video Quality Settings Table
The recording time vs. video quality settings are given in the tables
below.
C.1 NTSC Format
Table C.1: Recording time vs. video quality (NTSC)
Frames/Second
4
5
7
10
15
30
回 MODE
HI
223H
179H
104H
89H
59H
29H
NORMAL
273H
218H
152H
109H
72H
36H
LO
340H
273H
191H
136H
91H
45H
HI
172H
138H
96H
69H
46H
23H
NORMAL
210H
168H
117H
84H
56H
28H
LO
262H
210H
147H
105H
70H
35H
田 MODE
Note:
The recording hours on an 80 GB HDD.
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C.2 PAL Format
Table C.2: Recording time vs. video quality (PAL)
Frame/Second
4
6
8
12
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回 MODE
HI
179H
104H
89H
59H
29H
NORMAL
218H
152H
109H
72H
36H
LO
273H
191H
136H
91H
45H
HI
138H
96H
69H
46H
23H
NORMAL
168H
117H
84H
56H
28H
LO
210H
147H
105H
70H
35H
田 MODE
Note:
The recording hours on an 80 GB HDD.
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