Harbor Freight Tools 4 Channel Surveillance DVR with 4 Cameras and Mobile Monitoring Capabilities Quick Start Guide

1
INITIAL SETUP
Physical Connections
A
Select desired
location for
DVR system
B
Connect
power to DVR
D
C
Connect Cameras
to DVR and
Power Supply
Connect DVR to
Monitor with VIDEO
OUTPUT cable
4-Channel
Surveillance DVR
with 4 Cameras & Mobile Monitoring Capabilities
Use supplied AAA
batteries with
remote or plug in
mouse
Quick Start Guide
Item 68332
Internet Setup for Local Use
(inside network)
B
START
Do you
have a Windows PC
with Internet Explorer set up
with WIFI and a
router?
A
STOP
Ensure you have a Windows
PC with Internet Explorer
installed, set up with WIFI and
a router before proceeding
NO
Ethernet
Connec-
YES
Video Output
LOCATE
ROUTER IP
ADDRESS
DC 12V Input
USB Port
The “IP address”
is your router
IP address - Write
down number then
close window
On Computer, click
START►RUN
type “cmd” ►enter,
then “ipconfig”
►enter
4 Video Input Channels
D
Connect DVR
to router via
ethernet cable
Static or DHCP
Setup?
C
STATIC
DCHP
NO
STATIC SETUP
DVR
In DVR MAIN
MENU select
NETWORK
IP address
last 3 digits between
0-99?
For TYPE
select Static
YES
Enter IP address,
changing last 3 digits
to a number between
200 and 255
Enter subnet
mask and
default
gateway
numbers
Write down to save
Enter IP address,
changing last 3 digits
to a number between
100 and 255
APPLY then
return to home
screen
Write down to save
DCHP SETUP
2
Set Date and Time
In DVR MAIN MENU
Select
SYSTEM
Select
DATE AND TIME
Select APPLY
then return to
home screen
Select correct
date and time
3
Set Record Mode
In DVR MAIN MENU
Select
RECORD
Which
record mode to you
want?
MANUAL
RECORD
Press RECORD on remote
or DVR front panel to
begin recording
In DVR MAIN
MENU select
NETWORK
After restart in
DVR MAIN
MENU select
NETWORK
System will prompt
restart
Write down
IP address
assigned to
router
INTERNET USE
@
In Internet Explorer click
TOOLS ► Internet Options ►
Security ► Trusted Sites
Enter DVR navigation
program
In the Address bar enter the DVR
IP address and allow Active X
(See Adding DVR to Trusted Sites
page 36 in manual)
Restart
Internet
Explorer
Enter DVR IP address then click
ADD ►OK
(Default password
is empty for
local network entry)
FOR ADVANCED USERS
Internet Setup for Remote Use
START
SET
TIME
SCHEDULE
RECORD
ALWAYS
ON
APPLY changes and
exit to home screen
For TYPE
select DHCP
Did you
follow Internet
setup in manual
on pg 2?
NO
STOP
Set up with
Internet
YES
In SCHEDULE menu
select ALARM,
GENERAL OR
NO RECORD
In REC MODE select
TIME SCHEDULE
RECORD
Select days
and times to
apply setting
Select the next
setting and select
days and times for
that setting then
repeat for the
last setting
Select APPLY
then return to
home screen
LOCATE
ROUTER IP
ADDRESS
Are you
connected to your
home or business
Internet?
NO
Connect to your home or business Internet connection
See setup above for Ethernet conection
YES
On Computer, click
START►RUN
type “cmd” ►enter,
then “ipconfig”
►enter
Select APPLY
then return to
home screen
In REC MODE select
ALWAYS RECORD
4
Motion Detect Setup
Set Date and Time
See above instructions
In DVR MAIN MENU
select
DEVICES
In DVR MAIN MENU
select
RECORD
For each Camera
select status to ON
for motion detect
Select
MOTION
Select
RECORD
MODE
Select “Time
Schedule Record” in
drop down menu
Set sensitivity level
1 = low
4 = high
Select APPLY
then return to
home screen
Use the drop down menu
at the top of the screen to
select the channel(s) you
want activated by
the alarm
@
REMOTE
COMPUTER
ACCESS
Once the time of day for the days of the
week are selceted you can use the COPY
button to copy the same schedule to
another day or days
You are now in your
router’s set up window
Add your DVR IP address
to the list of devices
then look for
Port Forwarding Setup option
In your remote computer enter
public IP address into Internet
Explorer’s main address bar
followed by port number
Example:
http://72.135.66.200:8080
Select
SCHEDULE
Select APPLY
then then
reboot DVR
Open Internet Explorer
and type the router IP
address number in the
address bar
then press enter
Enter
username: “admin”
password: “password”
(or pre-set entries)
SET UP PORT FORWARDING
CELL PHONE
ACCESS
Choose ALARM, GENERAL or NO RECORD,
then click in the boxes for the times and
days of the week to enter the setting
The Default Gateway
is your router
IP address - Record
this number then
close window
Ensure DVR is set for
mobile access
In MAIN MENU
select DEVICES►
MOBILE, then add
correct port number to
SERVER PORT
(i.e. 8081)
Set start port to
lowest desired port
and end port to
highest desired port
Example:
Start Port 8080
End Port 8085
Save changes
and exit the
router set up
window
This will be different than the IP
addresses you have recorded
Example: 72.135.66.200
Enter
username: “admin”
password: “password”
(or pre-set entries)
Follow
instructions
in manual for
downloading
ASee app for
your cell phone
Open Internet Explorer and go to
www.whatismyip.com to find
and write down your public IP
address
You will now enter
the DVR navigation
program and can
access the DVR files
In settings
enter your
public IP address
and enter
another port you
assigned
in the port
section
Default
username: “admin”
password: “111111”
(Or preset entries on
DVR)
You will now
enter the DVR
navigation
program and can
access the
DVR files