ENABLE REPORTSTAR
When starting the recorder for the first time, the ReportStar window will open first. To enable
ReportStar during the initial configuration, follow these instructions.
1. Click ENABLE REPORTSTAR NOW.
2. Log in using th admin user account (default username: admin, password: 1234).
3. Set the CUSTOM DAY/NIGHT TIME.
4. Click SEND to send a test report to ReportStar.
5. To send alarm events to ReportStar, set SEND ALARM EVENTS INSTANTLY to ON.
6. To send actcive updates to ReportStar every 5 minutes, set HEARTBEAT to ON.
7. Click SAVE to save your settings.
Note: To enable ReportStar at any time after the initial configuration, go to NETWORK >
REPORTSTAR SETUP and then set ENABLE REPORTSTAR to ON.
SET UP RECORDING
MANUAL BACKUP
1. Click MENU on the hover menu, and then click RECORD.
1. Click MENU on the hover menu, and then click EXPORT.
2. Click RECORD, and then click RECORD SETUP.
2. Insert a CD/DVD or USB device.
3. Select the desired IPS for each channel.
3. Click SCAN to locate the device.
4. Click SCHEDULE, and then select the channels to set a Recording Schedule.
4. Select your desired CAMERAs and the FROM and TO time for the backup.
5. Select your desired RECORDING MODE for this schedule.
5. Click ESTIMATE to display the estimated file size and free space available.
6. Select your desired days and times to record.
6. Select EXPORT VIEWER to add the Export Viewer to the backup file.
7. Click SAVE to save your settings.
7. Click EXPORT.
Change the screen display while in Live mode.
• Full Screen Display
Press a number key on the front of the recorder or remote control to select the desired
camera channel for full screen display. (Example: Press 1 to display channel 1.)
• Divided Screen Display
Press LIVE on the front of the recorder or remote control to change the display mode.
Press LIVE successively to cycle through all display configurations.
• Change the Displayed Channels
Press ROTATE on the remote control to rotate through the remaining channels within the
display mode or rotate the display configuration.
SEARCH RECORDED VIDEO WITH EXPRESS SEARCH
1. On the hover menu, click MENU, and then click SEARCH.
2. Click EXPRESS SEARCH.
3. Select a date and time to view. Click MONTH and YEAR for more date options.
Highlighted time blocks represent recorded video.
4. Select a time by clickin on the time line box. Click HOUR to toggle between Hour and
Minute view. The highlighted blocks represent periods of recorded video.
5. Use the arrow keys to move the bar across the displayed grid to select the search time.
Highlighted time blocks represent recorded video.
6. Select PLAY.
E-Series Max
INSTANT BACKUP
SCREEN ICONS
In Live mode, icons or messages on the screen indicate the system mode or status.
Right-upper corner on each CH screen
Continuous Continuous Recording
CHANGE THE SCREEN DISPLAY
Embedded Digital Recorder
Motion Motion Detection Recording
Sensor Sensor Activated Recording
Continuous +
Continuous + Motion Detection Recording
Motion
Continuous +
Continuous + Sensor Activated Recording
Sensor
Motion Detection +
Motion Detection + Sensor Activated Recording
Sensor Activated
Emergency Emergency Recording
1. Insert a CD/DVD or USB device.
2. Press INSTANT BACKUP.
3. Log in to the recorder.
4. The recorder will backup the last 30 minutes of recorded video.
To change the default settings, see the manual for instructions.
1. Insert a CD/DVD or USB device.
Emergency Using Emergency Recording
Power Illuminates when power is supplied to the recorder.
3. Press BACKUP at the beginning of the desired clip.
HDD Flashes when the hard drive is being accessed.
4. Press BACKUP again at the end of the desired clip.
6. Click EXPORT to start the backup.
No HDD No Hard Disk Drive (HDD), Smart Alarm, and HDD Failure
LED STATUS INDICATOR
2. Perform a Search to locate YOUR desired video.
Motion Detected Motion Detected
Right-bottom corner on full screen.
User ID: admin
Remote Software
User ID: admin
Password: 1234
Password: 1234
Note After logging in for the first time, change the admin password for the recorder and
remote software to establish user level security. See the Manual for instructions.
5. Confirm the Backup settings.
PTZ PTZ Camera
DVR
QUICK BACKUP
Sensor Activated Sensor Activated
Audio Audio Channel
LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME
Network Illuminates when the recorder is connected to a network.
ENTER / EXIT BUTTONS
Enter Input data, make selections, and open pop-up menus.
PLAY BACKUP FILE ON A PC
Exit Return to the previous mode or menu, without saving.
1. Insert a CD/DVD or USB device into your client PC.
2. Navigate to the backup files on the CD, DVD, or USB device.
NUMERIC BUTTONS AND INSTANT BACKUP
3. Double-click the MultiBackupPlayer application.
Numeric In live and search modes, press to watch the selected channel full screen.
4. Click OPEN to locate the desired backup file saved by Date.
Instant In live mode, press to start automatic backup of all channels. See the manual for
Backup detailed instructions.
PTZ Using PTZ
Sequence Showing Sequence Mode
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DIRECTIONAL AND PLAYBACK CONTROL BUTTONS
Operation Modes: Live Mode, Live Freeze Mode, Search Mode, Search-Pause Mode,
Navigation Mode, and PTZ Mode.
PTZ Adjust zoom, focus, and iris on a PTZ channel.
Search Start playback of recordings. Press successively to change the
fast forward speed.
PTZ Adjust zoom, focus, and iris on a PTZ channel.
Search Start reverse playback of recordings. Press successively to
change the fast reverse speed.
Navigation Move up.
VGA MONITOR
Setup Open the setup menu. Hold for 5 second (when in live view) to open
the shut down prompt.
Zoom In PTZ mode, press to use PTZ Zoom function.
Use the
buttons to adjust.
Replay Start playback of the latest recordings. (By default, the system
searches recordings in the past 30 seconds. If no recording is archived, the system will play back the latest one.)
CAUTION
LOOP OUT 9-16
LOOP OUT 1-8
!
RISK OF ELECRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
Focus In PTZ mode, press to use the Focus function.
Use the
buttons to adjust.
VIDEO IN
1
2
3
4
TV OUT
5
8
7
6
PTZ
AUDIO IN
PTZ Move the camera view point up.
D-
G
D+
G
ALARM OUT +
1
2
G
1
3
4
G
1
SENSOR IN
ALARM OUT -
LAN
HDMI
Navigation Move to the right.
SENSOR IN
PTZ
VGA OUT
PTZ In live view, press to enter PTZ mode.
PAL VGA
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PTZ Move the camera view point to the right.
9
10
11
12
13
ON
16
15
14
AUDIO OUT
SPOT OUT
USB
NTSC TVOUT
12V
Search Play recorded videos. When pressed successively, the search
jumps forward in time by 30 minute increments.
Search-Pause Step forward one frame.
12V POWER
Exit Exit current menu / function.
HDMI MONITOR
Navigation Move down.
PTZ Move the camera view point down.
Navigation Move to the left.
PTZ Move camera’s view point to the left.
Search Play recorded videos in reverse. When pressed successively, the
search jumps back in time by 30 minute increments.
Search-Pause Step backwards.
FUNCTION BUTTONS
Live Change the display mode. Display switches in the following order
when the LIVE key is pressed successively:
(Single > 4 > 9 > 16 > Single > 4 > 9 > etc).
Search Open the search menu.
Backup In live mode, press to open the backup menu.
In the search mode,
• Press once, to set the start time for Backup.
• Press twice, to set the end time for Backup.
• Press three times, to complete Backup.
HOW TO USE IR REMOTE CONTROLLER
When more than one E-Series recorder is installed in the same location, use one remote
controller to control multiple recorders. To control multiple recorders, you must change the
remote controller ID to match the SYSTEM ID of the recorder.
Follow the instructions below to change the remote controller ID.
On the Recorder
1. Press SETUP on the front of the recorder or the remote controller.
2. Select SYSTEM > SYSTEM SETUP.
3. Enter the desired SYSTEM ID number.
On the Remote Controller
4. Press and hold the ID button on the remote controller and enter the desired SYSTEM ID
number to operate the corresponding recorder.
Note: The SYSTEM ID must be input as two numbers on the remote controller. Therefore you
should input 00 for the DVR ID 0 and input 01 for 1.
REMOTE WORKSTATION
DIP SWITCH FOR NTSC/PAL AND VGA/SPOT / TV-OUT
Switch 1 - This will set the recorder to NTSC or PAL video. The
Default setting is NTSC.
Switch 2 - This will set the desired video out option to VGA/SpotOut or TV-Out. The Default is VGA/Spot-Out.
Note: You must reboot the recorder if you change the switch
settings.
QUICK INSTALLATION
PAL VGA
2. Connect the main monitor to the HDMI, VGA, or MAIN (BNC) video outputs.
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3. Connect analog monitors to looping video outputs.
(optional - available in on 16CH OE-EMAX only)
ON
NTSC TV-OUT
There is no Main BNC Out. It is now called TV-Out and requires
the DIP switch on the back to be set to the correct position (as
mentioned above).
4. Connect the monitor to SPOT video output. (optional)
5. Connect sensors to alarm signal inputs. (optional)
TV OUT
8 Channel - These models only have 1 BNC port. This port
shares both TV-Out and Spot-Out.
16 Channel - These models have 2 BNC ports. One is for TVOut, the other is for Spot-Out.
1. Connect cameras to video inputs, and if using, connect PTZ camera control lines to
RS485 connector.
6. Connect alarm devices such as buzzers to alarm signal outputs. (optional)
7. Connect external controllers to RS485 connector. (optional)
8. Connect a speaker and microphone to the audio input. (optional)
TV SPOT OUT
SPOT OUT
9. Connect a network cable to the network port.
10. Power on all the connected equipment.
11. Connect the power cord to the recorder.