VIRTUAL H.264 4CH DVR USER GUIDE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DATE: 2009/03/01 VER 1.2
1. Features ................................................................................................................................................... 5
2. Hardware Overview ................................................................................................................................ 6
2-1. Hardware ....................................................................................................................................... 6
2-2. Front Panel ................................................................................................................................... 7
2-3. Rear Panel .................................................................................................................................... 8
2-4. Remote Controller ......................................................................................................................... 9
3. System Setup .......................................................................................................................................... 9
3-1. Setup – Main Screen ..................................................................................................................... 9
3-2. Setup – Live Mode ....................................................................................................................... 10
3-3. Setup – Recording Mode ..............................................................................................................11
3-3-1. Motion Zones .................................................................................................................... 12
3-3-2. Recording Schedule ......................................................................................................... 13
3-4. Setup – System Mode ................................................................................................................. 13
3-5. Setup – Network ........................................................................................................................ 16
3-5-1. Ports ................................................................................................................................. 17
3-5-2. Network types ................................................................................................................... 17
3-5-2-1. LAN ............................................................................................................................ 17
3-5-2-1. DHCP......................................................................................................................... 17
3-5-2-1. ADSL (PPPOE) .......................................................................................................... 17
3-5-3. E-Mail Notification ............................................................................................. 17
3-6. Setup - Storage Mode.................................................................................................................. 18
3-7. Save Setup .................................................................................................................................. 19
4. Live & Search ........................................................................................................................................ 20
4-1. Live Window ................................................................................................................................ 20
4-2. Search Window ........................................................................................................................... 21
4-2-1. EVENT Search...................................................................................................................... 21
4-2-2. TIME LINE SEARCH ............................................................................................................ 22
4-2-3. GO TO SPECIFIC TIME ....................................................................................................... 23
4-2-4. GO FIRST TIME................................................................................................................... 23
4-2-5. GO LAST TIME .................................................................................................................... 23
4-2-6. LOG ...................................................................................................................................... 24
4-2-7. ARCHIVE .............................................................................................................................. 24
4-3. Play Mode .................................................................................................................................... 25
5. Archiving And Backup ......................................................................................................................... 26
5-1. Archiving Still Images & Video ..................................................................................................... 26
5-1-1. In Live Mode ..................................................................................................................... 26
5-1-2. In Playback Mode ............................................................................................................. 26
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5-2. Backup Still Images or Video to USB Memory Stick .................................................................. 27
5-3. Backup Video Playback ............................................................................................................... 28
5-3-1. Playback a backup video in AVI format ............................................................................ 28
5-3-2. Playback of backup video in exclusive (NaFs) format...................................................... 28
6. Upgrading Firmware ............................................................................................................................. 29
7. Network – Remote Viewer .................................................................................................................... 30
7-1. Overview ...................................................................................................................................... 30
7-2. Minimum PC Requirements ......................................................................................................... 30
7-3. Program Installation ..................................................................................................................... 30
7-4. Live Viewer .................................................................................................................................. 31
7-5. Search and Playback Viewer....................................................................................................... 33
7-5-1. Backup.............................................................................................................................. 34
7-6. PC System Configuration ............................................................................................................ 34
7-6-1. General ............................................................................................................................. 34
7-6-2. Site ................................................................................................................................... 35
7-6-3. Event ................................................................................................................................ 35
7-6-4. Record .............................................................................................................................. 36
7-6-5. Disk ................................................................................................................................... 36
8. Network – IE browser viewer .............................................................................................................. 37
8-1. Download Web Brower Viewer and Connection ......................................................................... 37
8-2. Main Features .............................................................................................................................. 38
8-2-1. Live ................................................................................................................................... 38
8-2-2. Search and Playback ....................................................................................................... 39
APPENDIX.................................................................................................................................................. 40
1. Registering DDNS in Dyndns.com ................................................................................................ 40
2. DDNS Settings .............................................................................................................................. 44
3.Connection over Remote Software or IE Browser. ..................................................................... 46
APPENDIX 2 HDD Compatiable Table.................................................................................................... 47
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Specifications
4 Channel, 120 fps(or 100fps)
Item
Channel, Input Level
4 CH, Composite 1.0Vp-p, 75 Ohm
Signal Format
NTSC/PAL(Auto detection)
Input
Video
Audio
Output
1 CH Composite Output/15pin D-Sub VGA Output
Input / Output
4 Line In / 1 Line Out
Sensor Input
4 (NC/NO Selectable)
Alarm Output
1 ( By Alarm, Motion, Video Loss)
Compression
Virtual H.264
Multi-operation
TRIPLEX (Playback/Record/Network)
Alarm
NTSC
120fps(352X240) / 30 fps(704X480)
PAL
100fps(352X288) / 25 fps(704X576)
Resolution
Recording
Recording quality grade
NORMAL/HIGH/SUPER
Recording Mode
Continuous / Schedule / Motion/ Sensor/ Manual
Motion Detection
Motion detection setup by Grid
Display
Speed
Real Time Display(NTSC/PAL)
Playback
Search Mode
Event, Archive, Log, Time Line
Internal HDD
S-ATA (Up to 1TB)
Storage
USB 2.0 flash stick
JPEG & AVI&DVR
Network
Moving picture & Still Image
Backup
Serial port
Camera Control
1 RS-485
Dynamic IP support
Yes
Network Interface
10/100 base-T Ethernet (RJ-45)
Functions
Live, Search, Backup
Power Source
DC 12V 5A
Unit Weight
3.5kg
Dimension (W x H x D)
435(W) x 335(D) x 54(H)
Network
Client S/W
General
During operation: 5°C - 40°C
Operation Temperature
During storage: -10°C - +50°C
0 - 90%
Operation Humidity
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Warnings
Installation and servicing should be performed by qualified and experienced personnel only.
DVR should always remain OFF during any installation process
Product Components
The package contains the main unit and its components as specified below. When you purchase the unit, please
check to ensure the components specified below are included
DVR Set X1
Client Software CD X1
Remote Control X1
Battery1.5V (AAA x 2EA) X1
User Manual X1
Power Adaptor X1
Power Cord X1
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1. Features
● 4 channels real-time live display and 4 channels simultaneous playback.
● Virtual H.264 - Unbeatable recording picture quality and compression ratio has been tuned for years. It best fits
for minimizing recording space and fast networking streaming speed.
● TRIPLEX - Simultaneous Recording, Playback, and Networking
● NaFS (File System developed) - Designed & developed for preventing loss from recording data by any power
failure.
● Multiplexing operation
● Reliability - Real Time Operating System and simplified hardware as well as watchdog timer ensure the
reliability.
● Individual channel recording and playback with different frame rate.
● High-quality live and playback resolution.
● Multi-site management - Supported by CMS application.
● Network features - Remote Live, Playback, and Backup.
● Network via LAN, DHCP, DDNS,ADSL (Dynamic and Static IP address).
● User-friendly setup menu with graphic user interface.
● Easy to schedule a complicated weekly recording plan.
● The OSD icons on screen provide various helpful and well-explained information.
● Motion detection – Grid 15x12 motion zone per camera is provided.
● USB ports for JPEG, H.264 data backup and software upgrade using USB flash memory stick.
● Still image capture and review as JPEG format.
● Easy operating with the buttons on the front and the remote controller.
● User verification by password certification.
● Video loss detection.
● Backup - Still-images or AVI data into USB flash memory stick and Network.
● Multi-Languages -User can easily select language from Setup menu.
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2. Hardware Overview
2-1 Hardware
USB PORT
Front Panel
4ch DVR BASE
Please remove top cover of the DVR (show as picture above) and install one of the
HDD below:
Size
Buffer
HITACHI
160 GB~1TB
8 MB~16MB
MAXTOR
160 GB~300GB
2 MB~16MB
WesternDigital
200 GB~1TB
8 MB~16MB
Seagate
80GB~1TB
2MB~32MB
Compatible HDD List
IMPORTANT : DO NOT USE THE FOLLOWING HDD:
1. MAXTOR 160GB (MODEL NUMBER: 6L160PO) HDD
2. WESTERN DIGITAL 320GB HDD
3. PLEASE REFER TO APPENDIX 2 FOR DETAIL HDD COMPATIBLE LIST.
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2-2. Front Panel
Name
NUMBER(1~0)
Description
Select channel with number button (1 ~4 ONLY)
SEQ
Auto sequencing of channels in full screen mode. (Toggle)
PTZ
Enter PTZ mode
SETUP
SEARCH
f/∥
Enter SYSTEM SETUP menu.
Enter Search menu.-->Event search /Time line search /Log /Archive search
Can be use as “Play” and “pause” function during playback
Archiving in live or playback mode.
BACKUP
Live mode: Backup live picture only
Playback mode: Backup picture and video
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REC
UP
RIGHT
DOWN
LEFT
Rewind the footage at 1x, 2x, and 4x speed in playback mode.
Jump/Step backward. – In playback mode, the playback position moves 60
seconds backward.
Jump/Step forward – In playback mode, the playback position moves 60
seconds forward.
Fast forward the footage at 1x, 2x, and 4x speeds in playback mode
Start and stop recording manually.
Scroll up in the system menu or select camera 1 in live mode. It can also be
used as number 1 when entering password.
Move right or change values in system menu or select camera 2 in live mode.
It can also be used as number 2 when entering password.
Scroll down in the system menu or select camera 3 in live mode. It can also be
used as number 3 when entering password.
Move left or change values in system menu or select camera 4 in live mode. It
can also be used as number 4 when entering password.
Enter
Select full screen or quad view in live display mode.
ESC
Return or cancel command
Table2.1.2. Front LED and Port
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Name
POWER
HDD
Description
Solid light when DVR is power on.
Solid light when DVR is accessing hard disk.
2-3. Rear Panel
Table 2.2.1. Rear Panel Connections
Label
VIDEO IN
Operation
4ch connectors for video input.
Connect camera output to Video-in (NTSC/PAL)
VIDEO OUT
VGA
AUDIO
1 connector for video output.
Connector for VGA monitor
Audio 1~4:AUDIO IN/ADUIO OUT
SENSOR IN
Connection for sensor device
ALARM OUT
1 alarm device output.
Provides simple On/Off switching by using relay. 0.5A/125V, 1A/30V
RS-485
LAN
DC 12V
VGA / CVBS
SWITCH
Connect to PTZ camera,+ÆPTZ D+ / - ÆPTZ DRJ45 connector for LAN connection.
Apply 12V DC using the DC adaptor supplied with the equipment.
Select either VGA monitor or CVBS (Composite Video Blanking Sync) monitor.
DO NOT CHANGE THIS SETTING WHEN DVR IS ON.
DVR MUST REBOOT IF SWICH IS FLIPPED.
P/S:T-ON/ T-OFF IS ONLY FOR MANUFACTURE USE
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2-4. Remote Controller
ID
REC
NUMBER
DVR ID setup
Record manually
Press number button to select channel
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f/∥
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Fast Rewind
Fast Forward
Play/Pause
PTZ/ Jump/Step forward
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SEL
DIRECTION
SETUP
SEARCH
ESC
BACKUP
Jump/Step backward
Enter
Direction or number 1 to 4
Setup menu screen
Search menu screen
Esc
Backup
SEQ
Sequential channel conversion
3. SYSTEM SETUP
3-1. Setup – Main Screen
After pressing <SETUP> button, DVR will prompt for password. The default password is 1111, which can be
entered by pressing the <UP> button 4 times and followed by <ENTER> button.
It is highly recommended to setup a new password immediately. After a password has been assigned, enter the
password by using the direction keys (representing 1, 2, 3, & 4) or number keys, and press the
<ENTER> button for the password validation. Once the password is entered, you will
see the screen as shown as below. Navigate through the menu items and press
<ENTER> button to enter the sub-category menu
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3-2. Setup – Live Mode
Set the values for live display. Navigate through the menu items by pressing <UP> or <DOWN> button. The value
of the menu item can be modified by pressing <LEFT> or <RIGHT> button.
Live mode setup screen
Menu items in LIVE mode setup
Item
OSD
Description
Enable/disable on-screen display.
SEQUENCE
Enable/disable sequential display of video channels in full screen mode
SEQ-DWELL
Dwell time for each cannel display in sequential display mode
TIME
EVENT BEEP
Enable/disable internal beep alert sound.
OSD CONTRAST
Set the visibility level of the On Screen Display (OSD)
CHANNEL
Select the channel for applying the following settings.
DISPLAY
Enable/disable display of the video channel in live display mode
SEQ LIST
Enable/disable the specified channel to be included in sequential display
mode.
BRIGHTNESS
CONTRAST
HUE
Change the brightness value for the specified channel
Change the contrast value for the specified channel
Change the hue value for the specified channel
SATURATION
Change the saturation value for the specified channel
VGA SCREEN
Select VGA screen mode as either FULL or Normal.
MODE
ERROR ALARM
NOTE: If the mode is changed, the system will reboot.
Enable/Disable alarm for video loss or HDD fail.
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3-3. Setup – Recording Mode
Set the values for recording video. Navigate through menu items by pressing the <UP> or <DOWN> button. User
can change the value of the menu item by pressing the <LEFT> or <RIGHT> button.
Recording mode setup screen
Menu items in Recording mode setup
Menu item
RESOLUTION
Description
Set resolution to either
704x480(NTSC)/704X576(PAL) or 352x240(NTSC)/352X288(PAL).
CHANNEL
Select the channel to apply the following settings.
Set the frame rate for the specified channel. The sum of the frame rate
FRAME RATE
from each channel cannot exceed maximum frame rates for a
particul
ar recording resolution.
Maximum
frame
rates
for
NTSC
video
are
120/100fps
for
352x240(NTSC)/ 352X288(PAL) and 30/25 fps for 704x480(NTSC)/
704X576(PAL)
QUALITY
Select the recording quality for the specified channel from NORMAL /
HIGH / SUPER.
RECORDING
Assign the recording mode for each channel.
Continuous / Motion / Sensor / Schedule / Disable.
MOTION ZONE
Select Full Zone or Partial Zone for motion sensing. If the Partial Zone is
selected, screen will be change to setup motion Zone
MOTION SENSITIVITY
Set the motion sensitivity for the specified channel.
Adjust the motion sensitivity from 1 to 9.
SENSOR TYPE
Set the type of sensor for the specified channel from none,
N/O (normal open), and N/C (normal closed).
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PRE RECORD
Enable/disable pre-event recording. Pre-event recording time is 3 sec
and only intra-frames are recorded for pre-event recording.
POST EVENT RECORD
Set post event recording time duration up to 30 seconds for the specifie
d channel.
ALARM
ALARM DURATION
AUDIO
SCHEDULE
Enable/disable alarm generation for the specified channel.
Set alarm time duration for the specified channel.
Enable/disable audio for the specified channel
Set recording schedule.
NOTE
1. In order to receive smooth video during playback, it is highly recommend to set the
frame rate of each channel for more than 3fps
2. Switch to full screen during playback while audio recoding is enabled.
3-3-1. Motion Zones
By selecting Partial Zone in the Motion Zone menu, users can setup the motion sensing zones
in the screen below. Move around each rectangular zone using 4 direction key buttons
and press <Enter> button to include the rectangular region as part of the motion
sensing zone. The rectangular blocks included as part of the motion zone are indicated by changing the
color of the blocks.
Motion Zone selection screen
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3-3-2. Recording Schedule
To set up a recording schedule, select SCHEDULE in the RECORD menu.
Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the items and set the recording.
[ALL]: Press <ENTER> button to apply to the entire time zone and all channels.
[SUN to SAT]: Press <ENTER> button to apply to the entire time zone for the specified channel.
[ENTER]: The recording mode such as C (continuous), M (motion), S (sensor) and disable mode can be selected
by using <ENTER> button.
[COPY FROM to COPY TO]: Copy the entire setup values of the selected channel to another channel
Schedule recording setup screen
3-4. System Mode
Menu items in System Setup screen
Item
Description
DVR ID
The name of the system. Press the <ENTER> / <SEL> button to select and
move through the position for each alphanumeric character by pressing
<LEFT> and <RIGHT> buttons. <UP>/ <DOWN> buttons are used to change
character for each location.
DESCRIPTION
LOAD DEFAULT
Press <ENTER> / <SEL> to see system information.
Choose OFF or ON. If selecting ON, press the ENTER(SEL) button to load
defaults.
ADMIN PASSWORD
Set the password for the administrator. Once this menu is selected, the DVR
will ask you current password and new password. Follow the procedure
provided by the DVR. The password numbers (1,2,3,4) can be input by using
direction keys or number keys.
The default password is 1111.
NETWORK
Set the password of network client. Once this menu is selected, the DVR will
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PASSWORD
ask you current password and new password. The DVR will guide you
through the entire process of setting up the user password. The password
numbers (1,2,3,4) can be input by using direction keys. or number keys.
The default password is 1111.
DATE FORMAT
SET DATE & TIME
Select the preferred date and time display.
Set the present date and time. If DLS function is ON, user can not enter into
this menu and change data and time.
PTZ CONTROL
LANGUAGE
REMOTE
CONTROLLER ID
Set the camera speed, number, type and ID
Select system language.
Select an ID of remote controller.(Default ID is 0)
1. Select ID from 0 to 9.
2. Press the same number as ID set in DVR on a remote controller
3. Then
icon will be displayed on Live screen of DVR that respond to
the remote controller.
DLS
User can set to ON or OFF for DLS(Daylight Saving) by using <LEFT> or
<RIGHT> button. After selecting ON, move the cursor to BEGIN
(MM/DD/HH) and press the SELECT button to set the start time of DLS. And
move to END (MM/DD/HH) to set the stop time of DLS by using <UP> or
<DOWN> button.
CAUTION:
-DLS can’t start from 23:00
-DLS can’t be applied, if the date of BEGIN and END is same.
System setup screen
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DVR ID setup screen
DVR information display screen
Date & Time setup screen.
PTZ Control setup screen
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3-5. Network
Set up your network parameters on the Network Setup screen.
Menu items in Network Setup screen
Item
PORT
WEB PORT
CLIENT ACCESS
Description
Video Port number (Default: 5445)
IE Browser port number (Default:80)
Enable/Disable remote access through client software.
BANDWIDTH
Enable/Disable only key frame transmission. “ON” mode is
SAVING
favorable for use of low network bandwidth. Mostly, set “OFF” for
normal use.
NETWORK TYPE
Set the type of network connection. Options are:
LAN, DHCP, ADSL
Note. Other parts of the Network Setup screen will change
according to what network type you have selected.
DHCP
Set to use DHCP (If this is selected, DVR will automatically get IP
varying from time to time from network.)
ADSL (PPPoE)
ID: Registered ID is necessary for ADSL connection.
Password: Registered password is necessary for ADSL connection.
LAN
IP: Register IP address that is assigned for DVR.
Gateway: Register Network Gateway
Subnet Mask: Register Network Subnet Mask
DNS Server IP: Register Network DNS Server IP
DDNS
SEND-EMAIL
Support DYNDNS.com
Send E-mail when IP change or Event happen
Network setup screen
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3-5-1. Ports
When connect one or more DVRs to a network through an IP sharing device, each devaice must have a
unique TCP port number in order to access to each unit from outside the LAN. Also, the IP sharing
device must be configured for port forwarding
Note: This port number is listed next to the Port menu option in the Network Setup screen. If you plan to
access the DVR units only from the same LAN, the TCP port does not have to be changed.
Network access beyond Router
In order to access beyond Router (Firewall), user must open 1 TCP port for Command level, Live
channels, and Storage channels. If this port is not open properly, user can not access DVR
beyond a router.
3-5-2. Network types
3-5-2-1. LAN
1. Please contact your network administrator if you need information to assign DVR with Static IP.
2. When DVR is installed in IP sharer that is connected with ADSL, a user can assign Static IP to
DVR from IP sharer using “DMZ” function.
3-5-2-2. DHCP
An IP address is automatically assigned by the DHCP server, which automatically assigns IP address
and other parameters to new devices.
3-5-2-3. ADSL (PPPOE)
Use this ADSL (PPPoE) function when the network type connected to the DVR is PPPoE method.
Item
ID
PASSWORD
Description
The user ID for ADSL connection
The password for ADSL connection
Table 3.5.3. ADSL
3-5-3. E-MAIL Notification
IP Notification: DVR will send an Email notification to recipient automatically if IP changes.
EVENT ALARM: DVR will send an Email notification to recipient automatically if event detected.
MAIL ADDRESS: Recipient Email address
MAIL SERVER name: Recipient Email server address
ID: Recipient Email login ID
PASSWORD: Recipient Email login password
RETURN MAIL ADDRESS: Sender Email address
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3-6. Storage Mode
User can set recording mode or initiate format in the hard disk drive.
Item
OVERWRITE
FORMAT
USB UPGRADE
Description
Overwrite existing data when hard disk drive is full
Format hard disk drive
The firmware of DVR can be upgraded through USB port via USB
memory stick.
Please follow the steps below for new firmware upgrade:
1. Create a new folder in USB memory stick. ( Note: The folder
name must be named “upgrade” )
2. Copy the new firmware bin file into that folder
3. Connect the USB memory stick to the front panel USB port.
4. Go to STORAGE Æ USB UPGRADE in the system menu
5. Select CONFIRM and the upgrading process will begin
automatically.
6. After the upgrade is completed, DVR will reboot automatically.
(Note : DO NOT TURN OFF DVR WHILE UPGRADING)
SAVE SETUP TO A
User can save the current configuration of DVR to the USB memory
USB
stick by simply insert the USB stick on the front panel and press
<ENTER> / <SEL> to start the saving process
LOAD SETUP FROM
User can upload the configuration of DVR to another DVR using the
A USB
USB Memory stick by simply insert the USB stick on the front panel and
press <ENTER> / <SEL> to start the loading process.
After upgrade is completed, DVR will reboot automatically and setup
value will be applied.
VIDEO DELETE
Enable/disable recording limit.
DELETE VIDEO
Set the limit days for recording to the hard disk drive from 1 to 60 days.
AFTER
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Storage setup screen
Storage setup –USB UPGRADE
Storage setup – SAVE SETUP TO A USB & LOAD SETUP FROM A USB
3-7 SAVE SETUP
Please select SAVE SETUP and click “YES” to save all settings.
NOTE: DVR WILL REBOOT AUTOMATICALLY WHEN USER MODIFIES:
1. NETWORK IP ADDRESS
2. TIME & DATE
3. FORMAT HDD
4. LOAD DEFAULT
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4. Live & Search
4-1. Live Window
Live window
ICONS in Live window
Icon
Description
C
Continuous recording in progress
R
Manual recording in progress
M
Motion recording is triggered
S
Sensor recording is triggered
Indicates the HDD is overwriting
Indicates alarm output is activated.
Event indicator. When there is an alarm (sensor alarm or motion alarm) in the
video channel, this icon will be highlighted in bright red.
Indicates a network client is connecting to the DVR.
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Indicates sequencing mode is enabled.
Indicates the percentage of recorded data into HDD
The icon will appear when it matches with remote controller ID.
4-2. SEARCH Window
Press <SEARCH> button in live mode to enter the Search screen, followed by a password. Use arrow buttons or
remote controller to enter the password.
Search window
4-2-1. EVENT Search
The Event Search window is used to find stored video. Three categories of search filters can be applied: DATE,
CHANNEL and TYPE. Press <ENTER> to select a value and move down to the next category and use the
<UP> arrow button to move up to the categories you have previously entered. The <ESC> button will return the
user to the previous screen.
1. Select the date of the video to begin searching. Use the <LEFT>, <RIGHT>, <UP>, and <DOWN> buttons
to navigate through the days.
2. Once you have selected the date, press <ENTER> to move to the CHANNEL selector.
3. Use <LEFT> and <RIGHT> buttons to change the channel selection from ALL to any of the available
channels.
4. Once you have selected the channel, press <ENTER> to move to the TYPE selector.
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5. Use the <LEFT> and <RIGHT> buttons to change the type of recording to ALL, MOTION, SENSOR,
MANUAL, or CONTINUOUS.
6. Once you have selected the type of recording to search for, press <ENTER> to show a list that meet your
search criteria.
7. Use the <UP> and <DOWN> buttons to scroll through the on-screen listings.
8. Use the <LEFT> and <RIGHT> buttons to display a list of events that happened previously to or after the
current selection.
9. Once the desired event has been selected, press <ENTER> to start playing back the selected video.
10. Press the CAPTURE (BACKUP) button to launch the archiving function in playback mode.
Figure 4.2.2. Event search screen
TYPE:
A: All Event Recording
M: Motion Recording
S: Sensor Recording
R: Manual Recording
C: Continuous Recording
4-2-2. TIME LINE SEARCH
The TIME-LINE search window is allowing user to find the stored video by using the time line bar.
1. Select the date of the video to begin searching by using the <LEFT>, <RIGHT>, <UP> and <DOWN>
buttons to navigate through the days.
2. Once you have selected the date, press the <ENTER> button to move to the time line search window.
3. Use directional buttons to select a time zone on the 24 hours time table.
4. Once you have selected the time zone, press the <ENTER> button to move to the 60 minutes time table.
7. Select All or a specific channel to search by using the <UP> and <DOWN> arrow buttons.
8. Once you select the channel, use the directional buttons to move the time line select bar (blue) to the point
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you wish to start playing the video clip.
9. Press <ENTER> button to playback the recorded video.
Time line search screen
RED Bar: Video data on the time bar
GREEN Bar: Audio data on the time bar
4-2-3. GO TO SPECIFIC TIME
You can search for specified data by setting the time and date in this menu. Use <LEFT> or <RIGHT> button to
move from left to right in this menu, and <UP> or <DOWN> button to set the date and time.
GO TO search screen
4-2-4. GO FIRST TIME
You can access to the first data which has been recorded into the HDD disk by pressing this option.
4-2-5. GO LAST TIME
You can access to the last data which has been recorded into the HDD disk by pressing this option.
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4-2-6. LOG
User can see the log list by selecting this menu.
4-2-7. ARCHIVE
The ARCHIVE SEARCH window is used to find the stored video.
1. Select the date on the calendar to begin searching by using <LEFT> or <RIGHT> button.
2. Once you have selected the date, press <ENTER> button to move to the list of recording data.
3. Use <UP> or <DOWN> button to scroll through the onscreen listings.
4. Press <ENTER> button to see the selected video in paused mode.
5. Press <ARCH> button to archive the video into USB memory stick.
Archive search screen
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4-3. Play Mode
While in PLAY mode, you may return to SEARCH LIST by pressing the ESC button.
Button functions in Play mode
Button
Description
ESC
Return to the previous menu screen or exit from the setup menu
ee
Press to rewind the footage at 1x, 2x, and 4x speeds. Reverse playback
speed is shown as -1x (normal), -2x (2 times normal), and -4x (4 times
normal) at the bottom right of the screen.
ff
Press to fast forward the footage at 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x speeds. Playback speed is
indicated as +1x, +2x, +4x, and +8x for normal, twice, 4 times, and 8 times of the
regular speed at the bottom right of the screen.
f/∥
Press to play / pause recorded video.
f--
Jump/Step forward. Playback position moves 60 seconds forward.
--e
Jump/Step backward. Playback position moves 60 seconds backward.
Use to select channel 1 to 4 in full screen mode or change to quad display by
directional button.
.
ENTER
Switch between full screen and current display mode.
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5. Archiving and Backup
To backup a still image or video to a USB storage device, user must archive a still image or video to the
hard drive.
5-1. Archiving Still Images & Video
Still images can be captured and archived into the hard drive in live mode or while playing back.
5-1-1. In Live Mode
Press ARCH button to capture and archive the still image. Once you press the ARCH button, the scr
een will be displayed as follow:
Archive screen in Live mode
5-1-2. In Playback Mode
DVR will ask whether to store still image or video. If the user selects still image or video, it will store
captured image or video into the HDD. User can find the list of archived data in ARCHIVE search menu.
Archive screen in Playback mode
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NOTE:
1. ONLY ONE CAMERA CAN BE BACKUP AT A TIME.
2. PLEASE USE DIRECTIONAL BUTTON TO SELECT SINGLE CHANNEL.
3. DVR WILL STOP RECORIDNG DURING BACKUP
4. UP TO 1800 SECOND (30 MINS) BACKUP DURATION AT A TIME
5-2. Backup Still Images or Video to USB Memory Stick
1. To begin transferring stored image or video into a USB memory stick, connect a USB memory stick.
2. Press <SEARCH>button to bring up the ARCHIVE search screen which allow you to specify a date &
time to search for stored images or videos.
Figure 5.2.1.Archive search screen
3. Press the <ENTER> / <SEL> button to retrieve lists of archived image or video.
4. Select and display one of the files on the screen in the archived list by using the <UP> or <DOWN>
button.
5. Press the ARCH button to transfer the data into the USB memory stick.
6. A message will appear if there is no enough space in the USB memory stick
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5-3. Backup Video Playback
5-3-1. Playback a backup video in AVI format
Please install the ‘FFDSHOW’ codec from DVR CD if the AVI file is unable to play correctly.
5-3-2. Playback of backup video in Exclusive (NaFs) format
Please use VIEWER.EXE player to playback this video format.
Y
Z
[
X
\
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1. Show the playback speed. Click “f” to adjust playback speed
2. Playback Date / Time
3. Show current playback file
4. Switch the screen size (F: Full screen)
5. Control the playback speed
6. Adjust Audio volume
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6. Upgrading Firmware
In order to perform new firmware upgrade, the new firmware file must first be downloaded and copied into the USB
memory stick. Create a new folder in the USB memory stick and name it “upgrade”. Copy the firmware upgrade file
“app16xxxxxx.bin” into the “upgrade” folder.
NOTICE
The folder on the USB memory stick MUST be named “upgrade”.
After the firmware upgrade is copied into the USB memory stick, connect the USB memory stick to the
USB port on the front panel
1. Press the <SETUP> button and enter the admin password.
2. Go to STORAGE page
3. Make sure USB memory stick already plugged in
4. Select “USB UPGRADE” and press <ENTER>
5. DVR will upgrade to the new firmware automatically
Engineering mode screen
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7. Network – Remote Viewer
The DVR provides a live remote monitoring feature. Remote monitoring requires installation of a software client
program on your PC.
NOTICE
In a high bandwidth network, maximum four users can access to one DVR simultaneously. In a low
bandwidth network, it is recommended to have only one user access the DVR at a time.
For remote viewing, the frame rate is limited to 1 frame/sec when there is no recording operation in the
DVR. When the DVR is recording, the video frame rate for remote live monitoring will follow the recording
frame rate on the DVR.
7-1. Overview
The remote software supports remote live viewing, search, playback and system configurations.
By installing the Network Client Viewer on a Windows PC, you can monitor real-time and recorded images via
optional Ethernet network.
7-2. Minimum PC Requirements
PC Specification
Minimum Requirement
Recommended
CPU
Intel Pentium Ⅲ 500MHZ
Intel Pentium Ⅳ 2GHZ
Memory
128MB
512MB
VGA
16MB
64MB
Resolution
1024x768
1024x768
OS
Windows 2000
Windows 2000, XP, Vista
Network
10/100Base T
10/100Base T
Others
Direct X 8.1
Direct X 9.0 or Higher
Before installing the program, please check the PC specifications. The Network Client Viewer may not perform
correctly if the PC does not meet the minimum requirements.
7-3. Program Installation
1. Insert the provided CD into the CD-ROM drive of your PC.
2. Follow the on-screen directions.
3. Double click the
icon to start the installation.
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7-4. Live Viewer
Double click the
icon on your desktop to launch the program.
X
Y
Z
[
\
]
^
Main user interface
Main controls in Live
NO
Button
Description
1
CONNECT
Connect to the DVR
2
PLAYBACK
Search and playback for recorded video.
3
LOCK/ UNLOCK
Lock/unlock all operations of the client software.
4
DATE & TIME
Displays the current date and time.
5
ALARM
The alarm output indicator lights up for 5 seconds if alarm output is
activated on the DVR.
6
ZOOM/ FOCUS
Control the ZOOM/ FOCUS features on the remote PTZ camera.
7
PAN/TILT
Control the PAN/TILT features on the remote PTZ camera.
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CAPTURE
Capture a still image.
Once the capture icon is clicked, this pop-up window appears. The still
image is captured in either jpeg or bmp file format.
PLAY/PAUSE
Play/pause live video.
RECORD
Enable or disable recording of live video to local disk.
SETUP
Setup configuration of client software.
EXIT
Exit the client software.
AUDIO
Use the volume control bar to set the audio level.
The audio can be turned on or off by clicking the audio icon.
HDD USAGE
DVR HDD storage Indicator.
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7-5. Search and Playback Viewer
X
Y
[
Z
Main user interface
Main controls in Search
No
Button
Description
1
LIVE
Switch to Live Video Mode.
2
DATE & TIME
Displays the recording time of the data selected on the time bar at the
bottom of the main user interface.
3
4
SEARCH
The calendar shows dates with recorded video in a light blue and the
CALENDAR
selected date in dark blue.
TIMELINE BAR
The timeline shows recorded data in dark blue on the bar. Adjust the
time-line scale to playback. Click the play icon to display the recorded
video.
CAPTURE
Capture a still image of recorded video.
Once the capture icon is clicked, this pop up window appears. The still
image is captured in either jpeg or bmp file format.
MARK IN
Set the video backup start time.
MARK OUT
Set the video backup end time.
BACKUP
Backup the selected recorded video in AVI format.
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7-5-1. Backup
Backup a recorded video in AVI format from the search viewer.
1. Click the <MARK IN> button when the scale on the blue timeline is on the time you wish to the backup file to
begin.
2. Set the ending time on the blue timeline by dragging the scale to the ending time for the backup file and clicking
the <MARK OUT> button. The color of the timeline between the beginning time and ending time will change to dark
green.
3. Click the <BACKUP> button and the pop up window appears as below.
The start and end time can also be set on this window.
After selecting a channel for backup, click the <OK> button. The backup will begin.
7-6. PC System Configuration
Setup the remote software configuration
7-6-1. General
Once you click the <SETUP> button, window below will appear. Select security options and set a password. When
you access any of the selected functions, you will need to enter the password.
You can also set the save path for capturing and backup.
Security Option: Set a password for security options.
Save Path: Specify the location to record the receiving video for Backup and still image for Capture.
Automatic reconnection: Select to automatically reconnect to the previously connected IP address if the network
connection is lost.
Display network statistics: Select to display network status, Bit rate and Frame rate.
Time Format: Change the display time format.
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7-6-2. Site
This option shows the channel information of the DVR and change the channel title.
Click “Addition” to register a site
Double click “Name” to
modify camera name
7-6-3. Event
You can set event items, the amount of local disk space and save path for the log file.
1.LOG – Select to save event log into ‘log file’.
2.ICON – Select to display the event on
live video.
3.EVENT LIST – Show the event
in the ‘Event List” in live mode.
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Search and check the recorded log data.
7-6-4. Record
Set the recording method for Always, Event, or Auto recording. You can also select individual channels or all
channels to record.
When an Event method is selected, you can set event for motion or alarm with duration. You can also set each or
all channels to record.
7-6-5. Disk
You can select which local disk to use and the amount of disk space you want to allow the program to use for
recording. You can also choose to overwrite data or stop recording when the maximum amount of disk space is full.
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8. Network – IE Browser Viewer
The DVR provides a live remote monitoring feature by web-browser viewer.
8-1. Download Web Brower Viewer and Connection
Type the DVR’s IP on the IE address field and install ActiveX™ program.
After above, please click “Install ActiveX Control” item again to install the ActiveX object
Please select
to continue installation.
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8-2. Main Features
8-2-1. Live
X
Y
Z
[
\
]
Main user interface - Live
Main controls in Live
No
Name
Description
1
DATE & TIME
Displays the current date and time.
2
CONNECT
Connect to the DVR
3
SEARCH
Search for recorded video.
4
PAN/TILT
Use these buttons to control the PAN/TILT features on the remote
camera.
5
ZOOM/FOCUS
Use these buttons to control the ZOOM/ FOCUS features on the
remote camera.
6
CONNECTION
Shows the client connection information.
STATUS
PAUSE
Pause the display screen.
CAPTURE
Capture the image from live display.
AUDIO
The audio can be turned on or off by clicking the audio icon.
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8-2-2. Search and Playback
X
Y
Z
[
\
]
Main user interface – Search & Playback
Main controls – Search & Playback
No
Name
Description
1
DATE & TIME
Displays the current date and time.
2
Connect/Disconnect
Connect / Disconnect to the DVR
3
LIVE
Switch to Live mode.
4
BACKUP / CAPTURE
Capture or backup the image from playback.
5
PLAYBACK BUTTONS
Control playback’s image
6
SEARCH CALENDAR
Select the data and time for playback
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APPENDIX 1
1. Registering DDNS in Dyndns.com
a.Please register your ddns host in website ( http://www.dyndns.com ),
Click here to
Create Account
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Key in your user
Name and password
to log in your Dyndns
Tick the checkbox
Create Account
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You will see this
confirmation page
b. Check your E-main,then you will find a link as follow:
Click this link to
confirmation
Click Login
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C. Add host name
Click “Add Host
Services” to add
a HOST name
1
2
3
1) Key in your preferred name of your Hostname. It can be difference from your Dyndns
account user name. We recommend to use the 'dyndns.org' as extension.
2) Click on the 'Use auto detected IP address XX.XX.XXX.XXX' and you will see your WAN IP
appear in the column.
3) Click on the 'Create Host' button to proceed to next step.
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Your Hostname 'XXXXXX.dyndns.org' had been successful created
2 DDNS Settings
A. Please go to SETUP>NETWORK.
B. Please set DDNS as ON.
DOMAIN: Input domain name you register in dyndns web page (for example: abab12.dyndns.org)
USER NAME/PASSWORD: Same as register in dyndns web page
INTERVAL: Every 10 minute will update IP address
DDNS STATUS: show dyndns IP address status
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3.Connection over Remote Software or IE Browser
A.open remote software,then Click “SETUP”
B. Click “Site” then select “Addition” to register
a site
C. Enter the Port no, Protocol and Password in each filed.
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1. In IE Browser,just input domain name in IE address field
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APPENDIX 2 HDD Compatiable Table
Capacity
Model Name
HITACHI
MAXTOR
SAMSUNG
WesternDigital
Seagate
Buffer
HDS728080PLAT20
80 GB
2M
HDS721680PLAT80
80 GB
8M
HDT722516DLAT80
160 GB
8M
HDS722516DLAT80
160 GB
8M
HDT722525DLAT80
250 GB
8M
HDT725025VLAT80
250 GB
8M
HDS722525VLAT80
250 GB
8M
HDT725032VLAT80
320 GB
8M
HDP725050GLAT80
500 GB
8M
HDS725050KLAT80
500 GB
8M
HDP72505DGLA360
500GB
16M
HDS721010KLA330
1TB
32MB
6Y080L0
80 GB
2M
6B160P0
160 GB
2M
6Y200P0
250 GB
8M
6L300R0
300 GB
16 M
SP0822N
80 GB
2M
SP1604N
160 GB
2M
SP2514N/OMD
250 GB
8M
HD300LD
300 GB
8M
WD1600BB-22GUA0
160 GB
2M
WD2000BB-00GUA0
200 GB
8M
WD2500BB-00KEA0
250 GB
8M
WD2500JB
250 GB
8M
WD2500AAKS
250GB
16M
WD10EACS
1TB
16M
ST3800-12ACE
80 GB
2M
ST31200-25ACE
120 GB
2M
ST3160815AS(Barracuda) 160 GB
8M
ST3160815AV
160 GB
8M
ST3250820AV(Surveillance) 250 GB
8M
ST3250820ACE(Barracuda) 250 GB
8M
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ST3250410AS(Barracuda) 250 GB
16 M
ST3300831ACE
300 GB
8M
ST3300820ACE
300 GB
8M
ST3300831ACE
300 GB
16 M
ST3400832ACE
400 GB
8M
ST3400820ACE
400 GB
8M
ST3400620A
400 GB
16 M
ST3500630AV(Surveillance) 500 GB
16 M
ST3500630A
500 GB
16 M
HDS725050KLAT80
500 GB
8M
ST3750840ACE
750 GB
8M
ST3750640A
750 GB
16 M
ST31000340SV
1TB
32M
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