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BASIC SETUP
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
BASIC SETUP
under 60 minutes
Time
Hardware
over 60 minutes
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
Hi Speed
NAVIGATION AND CONTROLS
under 60 minutes
Time
Hardware
over 60 minutes
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
over 60 minutes
SET-UP LOCAL VIEWING ON YOUR PC
under 15 minutes
Hi Speed
Hand Tools
Hardware
Hi Speed
Hand Tools
B A SIC INSTALLATION G UIDE
STEP 1
Time: 20 Minutes
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under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
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over 60 minutes
BASIC INSTALLATION G UIDE
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Skills - Easy
Hardware
Skill Level
Time: 20 Minutes
STEP 1
Hi Speed
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
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over 60 minutes
BASIC INSTALLATION G UIDE
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Intermediate
easy
Skill Level
Hardware
Skill Level
Time: 20 Minutes
STEP 2
Hi Speed
Skills - Easy
Time: 30 Minutes Hardware
PC/Router
STEP 3
Skill Level
under 15 minutes
1
Digimerge Touch DVR
PACKAGE CONTENTS:
advanced
easy
Quick Setup lets you
quickly adjust the time
and record mode on
the system. The system
menu will appear as the
Quick Setup menu with
only Time and Record
options available.
16 channel DVR with the Octopus Cable
Connect a mouse (USB/PS2
compatible) to the USB port on
the rear panel.
Connect the VGA cable (not
included) from your LCD monitor
to the VGA port on the rear panel
of the Touch DVR.
To disable Quick Setup:
1. In Quick Setup Menu under the ADVANCED tab,
select RUN ADVANCED.
2. Select ON and press the ENTER button. The window
closes. Quick Setup has been disabled. The full main
menu will appear when you press the MENU/ESC
button.
1. Press the MENU/ESC button to open the
system menu. Select SYSTEM and press
the ENTER button. The System menu
opens.
2. Select the TIME tab.
3. Select DATE and enter the date
(mm/dd/yyyy).
4. Select TIME and enter the time
(hh/mm/ss).
5. Press the ENTER button located at the
top right corner of the screen to save
your changes.
6. Press /on the front panel, or press
the  button on the remote control to
resume Continuous Recording.
NOTE: This step refers to accessing the
MAIN MENU without enabling the Quick
Setup.
IN
Connecting the Ethernet Cable
Connect one end of the Ethernet
cable (not included) (for remote
monitoring) to one of the router’s
(not included) LAN ports and the
other end to the DVR’s Network
Port.
Using the Remote Control
9
Powering ON the Touch DVR
Connect the power cable to the
DC port on the rear panel of the
DVR. Touch the POWER button
on the front panel OR press the
POWER button on the remote
control. At startup, the system
performs a basic system check
and runs an initial loading
sequence. After a few moments,
the system loads a live display
view.
advanced
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1. LED Indicator: Flashes red with
every button-press
2. POWER: Press to power the system
ON/OFF (password required).
3. Navigation/Menu
4.
Note: You will need to input your
system password (by default,
000000) to power off the system.
Note: Pressing the “Power”
button after plugging in the power
cable is only necessary for initial
startup (first time out of the box).
: Press to switch between single
channel full-screen, quad, and
split-screen displays.
5.
: Press to confirm menu options/
selections.
6. Playback controls
7. Channel buttons: Press to view
channels 1~8.
Press to open the Time Search
menu.
9. CANCEL/ESC: Press to close menu
windows.
10. + increase values.
11. - decrease menu options.
12.  Press to start manual recording.
Skills - Intermediate
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over 60 minutes
Skill Level
Hardware
advanced
Router
Hi Speed
Intermediate
easy
advanced
Skill Level
This step relates to remote viewing over the LAN (local area network)
by using a PC located on the same network as that of the DVR.
1
Press the MENU/ESC button on the
front panel or the remote control.
1. DISPLAY
2. CAMERA
3. MOTION
4. RECORD
5. ALARM
6. SCHEDULE
7. NETWORK
8. SYSTEM
Intermediate
easy
advanced
Retrieve the DVR Information
1
5
2
6
3
7
4
8
1
To find the IP and MAC addresses, press the  (REWIND) button
on the remote control or
1. Open the MAIN MENU and select SYSTEM.
2. Under the INFO tab, you will find your system’s IP address.
Using a Mouse
2
pressing/on the front panel, or
pressing the  button on the remote
control and enter your 6-digit system
password (by default, 000000).
OUT
From one of the Video-Out ports
connect a BNC terminated cable
to a TV or CCTV monitor.
easy
Using the Main Menu
Setting the Date & Time
recording (including Manual and
8 Stop
Schedule recording) on the system by
OUT
5
Intermediate
Managing Passwords
By default, you do not have to enter a
7 password upon initial startup.
OR
4
advanced
NOTE: This step refers to accessing the MAIN
MENU without enabling the Quick Setup.
Connecting a Monitor (not included)
3b
Intermediate
easy
However, you can enable this option
in MAIN Menu>System>General.
For more details, please refer to the
user’s manual.
When using the mouse, the ENTER and
EXIT buttons appear in the top-right corner
of every menu window. When you change
system settings and configurations, click
to confirm your changes.
3a
Router
Quick Setup
Disabling Quick Setup
By default, the system
must disable Quick Setup in order to access
6 has Quick Setup enabled. You
the full system main menu.
Mouse Tips
ATTENTION:
Information in this document is subject to change without notice. As our products are
subject to continuous improvement, Digimerge Technology Inc. reserve the right to
modify product design, specifications and prices, without notice and without incurring
any obligation. E&OE © 2009 Digimerge. All rights reserved.
Intermediate
Connecting the USB Mouse
2
Toll free tech support
available after completing
product registration. For
more information on this
product, firmware updates,
warranty and accessory
products, please visit us at:
www.digimerge.com
easy
The Octopus Cable provided with the DH216
Series DVRs only allows for 16 BNC camera
connection.
NOTE: Test the cameras prior to selecting a
permanent mounting location by temporarily
connecting the Cameras and Cables to your
DVR.
DH200 Series
It’s all on the Web w w w. d i g i m e rg e . co m
Connect BNC cameras to the BNC
ports on the rear panel.
Continued
advanced
Skill Level
Connecting Cameras (not included)
• * Channel/ Port configuration and HDD (hard disk drive) capacity may
vary by model. Check your package for specific content information.
• Monitor and Cameras are not included.
• Ethernet Cable, Broadband Router and Computer are required for
local and remote monitoring (not included).
• For detailed setup and software information, please refer to your
printed User’s manual (included).
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1. Left-Button: While in a split-screen display mode,
double-click an individual channel to view it in fullscreen; double-click again to return to the splitscreen display mode. While navigating menus, click
to select a menu option; double-click to open the next
menu.
2. Right-Button: Right-click anywhere on the screen
to open the Virtual Remote; double-click anywhere on
the screen to return to the previous menu.
3. Scroll-Wheel: Move the scroll wheel up or down
to increase/decrease the value of a selected menu
option.
3
1
2
Record the IP and MAC Addresses in the section below:
IP ADDRESS :
MAC ADDRESS :
Touch Panel Tips and Tricks
NOTE: It is highly recommended to set
the time on the system prior to doing any
recording. All recording must be stopped
on the system in order to set the time.
NOTE: If using the mouse right click and
then click  on the Virtual Remote.
Stopping Scheduled Recording: If you need
to stop a recording schedule, press
on
the front panel or
on the Remote conrol
and enter your 6-digit system password (by
default, 000000).
3
4
5
10
11
12
6
7
8
8.
Note: You can use the channel
buttons on the remote control
to enter numbers, letters, and
other characters.
• CLR : Menus: move cursor up; Playback: pause playback; Live
viewing: show/hide OSD; clear channel icons
• / : Menus: move cursor down; Playback: stop playback;
Live viewing: open Log menu
• / : Menus: move cursor left; Playback: increase reverse
playback speed; Live viewing: start/stop recording
• / : Menus: move cursor right; Playback: increase forward
playback speed; Live viewing: start/stop scheduled recording
• Press the MENU/ESC button to open the main menu and
close windows.
• Press the
button to increase values for selected menu options.
• Press the
button to decrease values for selected menu options.
button to enter/confirm.
Using the Virtual Remote
9
(Required for DDNS registration)
.
:
.
:
:
:
:
If using the Touch panel, you will often use the following
buttons when controlling the system:
• Press the
4
1
2
3
.
Right-click anywhere on the screen to open the
Virtual Remote. The Virtual Remote gives you
quick acces to many of the system’s features
using only a USB mouse (included).
1. Quick Function Keys
2. Navigation/Menu
3. Playback controls
4. Channel Buttons
Install Software (on your local computer):
2
Insert the software CD into your
computer’s CD/DVD-R drive. At
the prompt, run or double-click
NetViewInstaller.exe
1
2
Computer - not included
Router
1 x DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER WITH PRE-INSTALLED HDD*
1 x POWER ADAPTER
1 x REMOTE CONTROL
1 x MOUSE
1 x USER MANUAL
1 x QUICK START GUIDE
1 x SOFTWARE CD
1 x OCTOPUS CABLE (included only with DH216 series 16 Channel Touch DVRs)
under 60 minutes
Hardware
LOCAL VIEWING INSTALLATION G UID E
Router
Skills - Easy
Hand Tools
Quick Setup Guide
under 30 minutes
Time
DVR NetView Software (on your local computer):
3
Follow the installation screens to
complete DVR NetView Software
installation.
4
Once the installation finishes,
click Close. A shortcut icon
appears on your desktop.
3
4
Using the Virtual Keyboard
5
When configuring certain options, such as
Camera Title, the Virtual Keyboard opens
to make mouse input easier.
Congratulations! You have completed STEP
1 & 2 successfully. Your DVR is now ready to
use. Refer to the owner’s manual to learn
how to record, playback, use the search
features and all other features available
with this DVR.
DH200 Touch Series Quick Setup Guide - English - R2
Time
Time
Time
Time
Time
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SET-UP LOCAL VIEWING ON YOUR PC
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
over 60 minutes
Time
Hand Tools
Time: 30 Minutes Hardware
PC/Router
under 15 minutes
Hand Tools
Continued
Hardware
Hi Speed
under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
Hardware
Intermediate
easy
STEP 4
Skill Level
Router
Time: 60 Minutes Hardware
Skill Level
PC/Router
under 15 minutes
Time
Intermediate
easy
under 30 minutes
Hand Tools
Hi Speed
advanced
advanced
Note: Make sure you have connected the DVR to your
network and have DHCP turned ON.
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
Port Forward your Router:
Hand Tools
1
Hi Speed
Hardware
over 60 minutes
Hi Speed
under 15 minutes
7000
12
System
80
80
12
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
Registration Email:
Hand Tools
Hardware
over 60 minutes
Hi Speed
Intermediate
You will automatically log
in to the DVR when you
launch DVR NetView.
Once you have
added and
connected to a
DVR, you can
monitor and
control the
system in real
time.
Complete New Account Information:
4
Intermediate
advanced
Enter DDNS Set-up on your DVR:
Congratulations! You have completed Step 3 successfully. You can now
view, playback video on your Local Computer via LAN (local area network).
1. FOR PRODUCT LICENSE select the DH200 Series option
from the drop down menu.
2. FOR PRODUCT CODE enter the Monitor’s MAC address
(recorded in step 3, section 1).
3. FOR URL REQUEST enter a unique URL name (e.g.
tomsmith). Note: URL name should not be more than 15 characters.
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
over 60 minutes
easy
under 30 minutes
Hardware
8
Hardware
Hi Speed
Follow the installation screens to
complete DVR NetView Software
installation.
Intermediate
advanced
Skill Level
easy
9
Intermediate
10
advanced
Once the installation finishes,
click Close. A shortcut icon
appears on your desktop.
1. Double-click the DVR NetView icon
on the desktop. The DVR NetView
main screen opens.
NOTE: By default, DVR NetView
opens to a black multi-screen
display. You must add a DVR to
DVR NetView before images will
be visible on the main screen.
Hardware
Hi Speed
Router
STEP 4
Time: 60 Minutes Hardware
Skill Level
PC/Router
under 15 minutes
Time
Hand Tools
Continued
under 15 minutes
under 30 minutes
under 60 minutes
over 60 minutes
easy
under 30 minutes
Skills - Advanced
under 60 minutes
Hardware
over 60 minutes
Hi Speed
Router
Intermediate
advanced
Remote Live Viewing using DVR NetView Software
(on your remote computer):
Hand Tools
Hardware
Hi Speed
Skill Level
easy
Intermediate
advanced
Router
11
To add a DVR:
Skill Level
1. From the main screen, click
.
The Set List Manager
window opens.
2. In the corresponding text fields
enter the information :
• SET NAME: enter a title for
the DVR (e.g. DVR1)
• IP/DDNS: enter the DDNS DOMAIN
NAME from the Registration Email
sent to you. (e.g. tomsmith.digimerge.net)
• PORT: 7000 (by default)
• PASSWORD: Enter the system password (by default, 000000)
• Click ADD TO LIST to save the DVR
4. Click PROPERTY to view the properties of your DVR.
5. Click OK to save your settings or click CANCEL to exit without
saving.
easy
Intermediate
advanced
You will automatically log in to the DVR Remote View when you
launch DVR NetView.
Once you have
added and
connected to a
DVR, you can
monitor and
control the
system in real
time.
IN
REMOTE LIVE SITE
7. Under DDNS TEST, select START. You should receive a “SUCCESS”
message. If there is an error, check your network connections;
check that you have entered the correct domain name, user ID, and
password.
8. Press ENTER to save your settings. Press MENU/ESC to close
remaining windows.
7
over 60 minutes
Using the Listen-in Audio
NOTE: Obtain your Digimerge DDNS user name and password from the
confirmation email.
Insert the software CD into your
computer’s CD/DVD-R drive. At
the prompt, run or double-click
NetViewInstaller.exe
Hand Tools
advanced
Router
under 60 minutes
Time
Hi Speed
Router
Intermediate
under 30 minutes
SET-UP INTERNET REMOTE SECURITY
MONITORING REMOTE VIEWING INSTALLATION GUIDE
over 60 minutes
Skill Level
easy
under 15 minutes
Skills - Advanced
under 60 minutes
Run DVR NetView Software (on your remote
computer):
Computer - not included
LOCAL LIVE SITE
under 15 minutes
advanced
Install Software (on your remote computer):
1 2
3
Continued
Hand Tools
1. Open the MAIN MENU and click NETWORK.
2. Select the DDNS tab.
3. Under USE, select DIGIMERGE.
4. Under DOMAIN NAME, enter only the first portion of your DDNS
domain from the confirmation email. For example, if your domain
name is “tomsmith@digimerge.ddns.net”, you only need to enter
“tomsmith” in the text field.
5. Under USER ID, enter your Digimerge DDNS user name.
6. Under PASSWORD, enter your Digimerge DDNS password.
Create Account
Hi Speed
DVR NetView Software (on your remote computer):
Skill Level
ATTENTION: You MUST enter your DDNS information
LOCALLY before attempting remote access.
3
STEP 4
advanced
Open your web browser (Internet Explorer by default) and enter
http://ddns.digimerge.net in the address bar.
Create Account:
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Hand Tools
http://ddns.digimerge.net
4. Click PROPERTY to view
the properties of your
DVR.
5. Click OK to save your
settings or click CANCEL
to exit without saving.
Hardware
Time: 60 Minutes Hardware
Skill Level
PC/Router
Time
Hi Speed
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) Set-up:
2
Hand Tools
Service Provider: dns1.digimergeddns.net
Domain Name: tomsmith.digimerge.net
User ID: tomsmith
Password: (your password)
easy
under 60 minutes
Time
over 60 minutes
Router
Intermediate
easy
under 30 minutes
SET-UP INTERNET REMOTE SECURITY
MONITORING REMOTE VIEWING INSTALLATION GUIDE
Skills - Advanced
under 60 minutes
Hardware
under 15 minutes
Skill Level
6
7000
under 30 minutes
easy
advanced
System
under 15 minutes
Router
An example of a port forwarding screen is shown for illustration
purposes.
Intermediate
Hi Speed
An automated REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION EMAIL will be
sent to your email. Print and Save this confirmation. You will
need this information to access your System remotely.
advanced
Router
easy
Time: 60 Minutes Hardware
Skill Level
PC/Router
Time
Continued
advanced
5
Intermediate
Hardware
Hand Tools
EXAMPLE
To add a DVR:
STEP 4
Port forward your router first before proceeding with the set-up.
You must forward Port: 7000
easy
over 60 minutes
Router
Skill Level
NOTE: By default, DVR NetView
opens to a black multi-screen
display. You must add a DVR to DVR
NetView before images will be
visible on the main screen.
Local Live Viewing using DVR NetView Software
(on your local computer):
Hand Tools
Hi Speed
Skill Level
under 60 minutes
Time
over 60 minutes
Router
Intermediate
easy
under 30 minutes
SET-UP INTERNET REMOTE SECURITY
MONITORING REMOTE VIEWING INSTALLATION GUIDE
Skills - Advanced
under 60 minutes
Hardware
under 15 minutes
All routers are different. To port forward your router, please
refer to your router’s user manual.
1. Double-click the DVR NetView icon on
the desktop. The DVR NetView main
screen opens.
1. From the main screen, click
.
The Set List Manager
window opens.
2. Click Auto Scan. Any DVRs
connected to the local network
will appear in the list frame.
3. If your DVR does not appear after
Auto Scan, you can add it manually
to the list (this step is applicable
only if the DHCP is turned OFF):
• SET NAME: enter a title for the
DVR (e.g. DVR1)
• IP/DDNS: enter the IP address of
the DVR (recorded in Step 3-1)
(e.g. http://192.168.1.16)
• PORT: 7000 (default)
• PASSWORD: Enter the system
password (by default, 000000)
• Click ADD TO LIST to save the
DVR
Hardware
Router
Router
over 60 minutes
Skill Level
6
over 60 minutes
SET-UP INTERNET REMOTE SECURITY
MONITORING REMOTE VIEWING INSTALLATION GUIDE
Skills - Intermediate
under 60 minutes
Run DVR NetView Software (on your local
computer):
5
under 60 minutes
Time
LO CA L V I E W I N G I N S TA L L AT I O N GU I D E
STEP 3
under 30 minutes
OUT
LINE OUT / Amplified
Speakers (not included)
Along with the DVR NetView remote client software, you can also view
your system remotely using Internet Explorer (version 7 or later
recommended). Remote viewing through Internet Explorer allows for
viewing from up to three simultaneous connections. Please refer to the
user manual - Appenix M for more information.
NOTE: Remote viewing is only compatible with Internet Explorer. Mozilla
Firefox, Opera, Safari and other browsers are not supported.
Connect Audio Capable
Cameras (not included)
1. Connect the audio cable (RCA) from an audio capable camera
(not included) to the AUDIO IN port on the rear panel of the system.
2. Open the MAIN MENU and select RECORD.
3. Under channel 1, select AUDIO.
NOTE: The number of audio input varies by model.
4. Select ON.
5. Press the ENTER button to save your settings.
Congratulations! You have completed 4 successfully. You can now view,
playback images on your Local Computer via LAN (local area network)
and Remotely control the system on your Remote
computer over the Internet (Wide Area Network).
DH200 Touch Series Quick Setup Guide - English - R2