Binatone DSR-3716PA Instruction manual

Digital Video Recorder
Manual for Remote Operations using
a Network Connection
DSR-3716
DSR-3709
Table of Contents
Setting up the Basic Menu
Using Network Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Basic Settings Menu Outline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Basic menu setting procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
b Features of Network Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
b Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Network Connection Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 NETWORK SET Settings of DVR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 TCP/IP Settings of the Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 Network Operation Screen Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
b Network Connection Restrictions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
b Change to DVR Operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Organization of the Main Screen
and Functions of Each Part. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
b Organization of Main Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 Functions of Operation Panel
and Operation Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 Operating mode display panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View Live Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 Change display pattern of live video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 Set the display mode for images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 Playback audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Initial setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
A CLOCK SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
B DAYLIGHT SAVING/EXT. CLOCK SET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
C HOLIDAY SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Recording settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
A ARECORDING AREA SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
B RECORDING CONDITIONS SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
C NORMAL REC MODE SET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
D PROGRAM REC SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
E TIMER SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
F ALARM REC MODE SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
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General settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
A DISPLAY SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
B BUZZER SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
C HDD SET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
D NETWORK SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
E RS-485 SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Recording Monitored Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
b Normal Recording (Normal Recording Area) . . . . . . . . . . 12
b Other Recording Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Screen settings and DVR information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
A MASK SET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
B POWER LOSS/USED TIME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
C INTIALIZATION LOG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
View Recorded Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
b Playback Recorded Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
b Basic Playback Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Search Recorded Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
b Search Screen Selection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1 ALARM SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2 ALARM THUMBNAIL SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 TIME/DATE SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4 ARCHIVE AREA SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
5 MOTION DETECTION SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Saving Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
A Saving live video on the computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
B Copying Recorded Images
to the DVR’s Archive Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
C Downloading Recorded Images
to the Computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
D Saving Format for Image Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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DVR Viewer2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
b Operating Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
b Installing the Viewer Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
b Internet Option Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
b Running and Quitting Viewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
b Structure of the Screen and the
Function of each Section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
b Opening Iimage Files. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
b Switching the Display Pattern of the Screen . . . . . . . . . . . 39
b Selecting the Channel Displayed on the Screen . . . . . . . . 39
b Functions of the Viewer Operating Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
b Saving and Printing Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
b Setting the Date and Time Display Format . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
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Operating a Dome Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
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Introduction
Connect the computer and digital video recorder (DVR) using a LAN. The DVR can be operated from the computer through the network.
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Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
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LAN
Camera
Switching hub
Switching hub
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3
LAN cable
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
(category 5 straight cable)
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4
PC/AT compatible machine
The type of LAN cable differs depending on the connection method.
Refer to the instruction manual of the DVR for details.
b Features of Network Operation
b Operating Environment
• It allows to remotely control the settings of the DVR, operating
conditions and monitoring of live video as well as standard
functions such as recording and playback using the Web
browser of the computer.
• Up to four computers can access one DVR at the same time.
• The operation rights of users can be set at three levels. A
password is used to connect to ensure full security.
• You can freely switch between DVR operation and network
operation.
• Switching the display screen of a computer or using operations
such as playback will not effect the monitored image of the
DVR.
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CPU: Pentium® IV (2 GHz) or higher
RAM: 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended)
Compatible OS: Windows 2000/XP
Compatible machines: PC/AT machines operating with the
above OS
• Display: Color (SVGA more than 65536 colors)
• Audio: Sound card and speakers compatible with DirectX
• Browser: Internet Explorer Ver. 5.5 SP2 or higher
Copyright information
This manual is work of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
Windows and Internet Explorer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation USA in the USA and in other countries.
Pentium is a trademark or registered trademark of Intel Corporation USA and associated companies in the USA and in other countries.
IBM and IBM PC/AT are trademarks of IBM International Business Machines Corporation USA.
All other brands and trade names used in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of each company.
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Network Connection Procedure
To operate the DVR through a network, first setup the DVR and computer and then perform the predetermined connection operations
using the computer.
1 NETWORK SET Settings of DVR
2 TCP/IP Settings of the Computer
Select NETWORK SET from the main menu of the DVR and make
the following settings to allow the DVR to work with a network
connection. Refer to the instruction manual of the DVR for details.
Setup TCP/IP according to each OS for the computer being used.
The setup example shown below is for Windows XP.
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<NETWORK
NETWORK CONTROL
NETWORK STATUS
IP ADDRESS
SUBNET MASK
GATEWAY
PORT
ID
ID1
ID2
ID3
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SET>
: OFF
: ON
: 192.168. 0. 1
: 255.255.255. 0
: 0. 0. 0. 0
: 00080
PASSWORD (4-8)
: 1111---: 2222---: 3333----
Click [Network and Internet Connections] of
[Control Panel].
The "Network and Internet Connections" screen will display.
1 NETWORK CONTROL
To use network operation change to "ON (NETWORK)" or "ON
(DVR)".
Selections:
• ON (NETWORK):
Gives priority to network operations and allows all users
(ID1 to ID3) to access.
• ON (DVR):
Gives priority to DVR operations and limits the users who
can access the network to ID1 users only.
• OFF:
Network operations are not allowed.
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2 NETWORK STATUS
Sets whether or not the "NETWORK CONTROL" message will
display on the monitor connected to the DVR when connected
to the network.
3 IP ADDRESS/SUBNET MASK/GATEWAY
Set each item in a range of 0 to 255.
Ask the network administrator for IP addresses and subnet
masks required to set the network.
4 PORT
Normally set to "80".
5 ID/PASSWORD
An individual PASSWORD can be set according to the
operation authority.
The IP address, subnet mask, gateway, port, and
password settings can be changed using the computer.
(Refer to P34)
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Click [Network Connections].
The "Network Connections" screen will display.
The settings of the LAN card being used (Ethernet adapter)
display in the [LAN or High-Speed Internet] column.
Network Connection Procedure
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Right click the settings of the LAN card being used
(Ethernet adapter) and the select [Properties] from
the menu.
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Select [Use the following IP address] and then enter
an IP address and subnet mask.
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Confirm the setting contents and click [OK].
The [General] tab of [Local Area Connection Properties] will
display.
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Select [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)] from the list of
[This connection uses the following items].
Confirm that [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)] is checked. If it is not
checked, add a check mark.
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This ends the TCP/IP settings. Close all displayed dialog
boxes.
Click [Properties].
The [General] tab of [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) properties]
will display.
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Network Connection Procedure
3 Network Operation Screen Display
When the DVR and computer settings are complete, start the Web browser on the computer. The browser should be Internet Explorer
Ver. 5.5 SP2 or higher.
If the computer accesses the DVR following the procedure below, the screen will change to the network operation screen.
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Enter the connection URL in the address bar of the
browser.
Select a display language from the network
operation screen and click
.
The screen will switch to the main screen and network
operations from the computer will be enabled.
Language selection:
English, French, Spanish
Enter the DVR IP address set in NETWORK SET after http://
and press the [Enter] key. The authentication check dialog
box will display.
When PORT is set to a different value from the initial
"80" append a colon (:) and a PORT number after the
IP address.
<Example when setting PORT to 81>
http://192.168.0.1:81/
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Enter the user name and password and then click
.
If the user name and password are entered correctly, the
connection to the DVR will complete and the language
selection screen will display.
• Concerning the time setting of the DVR
If the current date and time are not set properly on the
DVR, basic operations such as normal recording, timer
controlled recording, camera control will not be
available. It will also hinder the setting of other menus
related to time and date. Therefore, please verify
whether the current date and time are properly set on
the DVR using the CLOCK SET screen. (Refer to P24)
• If [NETWORK STATUS] is "ON" in NETWORK SET of
this device when changing to network operation, the
message " NETWORK CONTROL" will be displayed on
the screen of the monitor connected to the DVR.
• When "Run Time Error" of Java Script displays
while using Internet Explorer
Select the menus in the following order [Tools] →
[Internet Options] → [Advanced Settings] and then
remove the check mark of "Display notification for each
script error" in the browser settings. Check "Do not use
script debugging".
• When a portion of the image is not displayed due to
performance or specifications of the computer.
Within Internet Explorer select from the menus in the
following order [Tools] → [Internet Option] →
"Temporary Internet Files" and then set [Amount of disk
space to use] to less.
• There is no distinction between uppercase and
lowercase.
• If [Remember my password] is checked after entering
the user name and password, entering the password
when connecting can be omitted the next and
subsequent times.
• Because the authentication check dialog box is
displayed when an operation outside the rights is
performed after connecting, it is also possible to
increase the user level while maintaining a connected
state. Cases when there are restrictions on the
connection rights due to restrictions on the number of
simultaneous connections or network settings are
excluded from this. (Refer to P6)
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Network Connection Procedure
b Network Connection Restrictions
b Change to DVR Operation
Connections are restricted depending on the connections state of
users and the content of the network settings. If a DVR cannot be
connected, confirm whether the connection falls under the
following restrictions.
If the disconnect button on the operation panel is clicked, the
network connection will disconnect and the DVR can be operated.
When the connection is disconnected, the message "THE UNIT IS
DISCONNECTED!" will display.
Restrictions on the number of simultaneous connected
users
There is a limit to the number of users who can connect
simultaneously.
When a connection is not possible due to restrictions on the
number of simultaneous connections, the message "THE UNIT IS
BUSY!" will display.
Disconnect
button
1 Up to four users can connect simultaneously to one DVR.
2 Only one user of either ID2 or ID3 can connect.
• If the browser is closed without clicking the
disconnect button, approximately 1 minute will pass
until reconnecting.
• When [NETWORK CONTROL] of NETWORK SET of
the DVR is set to "ON (NETWORK)", press the [EXIT/
OSD] button for at least 2 seconds. The connection
can be forcibly disconnected from the DVR. The
connection will not be accepted from the computer
for 10 seconds after a forced disconnect.
3 When a connection is duplicated, the user with the higher
user level will take precedence.
Example:
• If an ID1 user attempts to connect at the same time as four
other ID1 users, the connection will not be allowed.
• If an ID2 user attempts to connect at the same time as four
other ID1 users, the ID1 user who connected last will be
disconnected and the ID2 user will be allowed to connect in
the ID1 users' place.
• If an ID3 user attempts to connect at the same time as three
other ID1 user and an ID2 user, since ID2 and ID3 users are
not able to connect simultaneously, the ID2 user will be
disconnected and the ID3 user will be allowed to connect in
the ID2 user's place.
EXIT/OSD
• When communication with the computer is cut off
for approximately 1 minute or more, the connection
will automatically disconnect and switch to DVR
operation.
• The connection will automatically disconnect when
the settings of NETWORK SET of the DVR are
changed while connected.
Restrictions determined by network settings
Connection is restricted by the [NETWORK CONTROL] settings of
NETWORK SET of the DVR.
When a connection is not possible due to operation restrictions
established by NETWORK SET or the operating state of the DVR,
the message "THE UNIT IS NOT READY!" will display.
1 When "ON (NETWORK)" is selected.
• All users (ID1 to ID3) can connect.
• Cannot connect during DVR playback, camera control, and
while displaying menu screens.
2 When "ON (DVR)" is selected.
• Only user level ID1 can connect. Only monitoring of live video
on the computer is possible.
• Cannot connect while the DVR is in playback operation.
• If the playback operation is performed by the DVR when
connected, the connection will be automatically
disconnected.
3 When "OFF" is selected.
Cannot connect to DVR.
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Organization of the Main Screen and Functions
of Each Part
The main screen will display when the network connection is completed. The main screen consists of three panels. The operation panel
is where you can perform basic operations, such as monitoring live video, recording, and playback.
b Organization of Main Screen
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Camera title
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1 Operation panel (Refer to P8)
In the operation panel, you can execute basic functions of
network operation at the touch of one button, such as selecting
a display channel or screen pattern, playback and recording, or
changing to other operation screens.
The operation panel is always displayed even if you change
from the main screen to other operation screens.
Menu display of image display panel
b Quad-screen/multi-screen
A
A Display speed, size, and image quality settings
(Refer to P11)
2 Operating mode display panel (Refer to P9)
This panel displays information related to display images and
the operating state of the DVR.
b Full screen
A
3 Image display panel (Refer to P10)
This panel displays live video and playback images. The
display pattern (full screen/quad-screen/multi-screen) of the
screen can be changed using the buttons on the operation
panel.
An image setting menu and a save button display at the
lowermost portion of the image display panel.
The displayed menu and button change depending on the
display pattern of the screen and button operation as shown in
"Menu display of image display panel". (Refer to the figure on
the right)
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B
C
A Display speed, size, and image quality settings
(Refer to P11)
B Audio playback (Refer to P11)
C Dome camera operation (Refer to P21)
D Saving live video to the computer (Refer to P17)
Setting menu for saving
Setting [SAVE TO PC] (D) to "ON" and clicking on [SET]
displays the saving set menu.
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Organization of the Main Screen and Functions of Each Part
1 Functions of Operation Panel and Operation Authority
Click a button on the operation panel to perform operation through the network from the computer.
• The organization of the buttons on the operation panel differs depending on the DVR model.
• The button operations are restricted according to the level of the connected users. User levels which can operate the
buttons are displayed in ( ). (Refer to P34)
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1 Channel selection button (ID1/2/3)
Click to display on full screen.
The layout of the buttons varies according to the DVR model.
16-channel model:
9-channel model:
2 Channel display box
The selected channel number is displayed.
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3 Screen select button (ID1/2/3)
Click to change the screen for a 9/16-channel model.
: Change to quad-screen
: Change to multi-screen (9/16 split screens).
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4 Playback operation button (ID2/3)
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The included example uses the
16-channel model.
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Skip to previous alarm
Skip to next alarm
Increase playback speed
Reduce playback speed
Reverse playback
Displays a live video if
screen is displayed.
Playback
Stop playback
Move frame to previous still image
Move frame to next still image
Pause
is clicked during playback or while another operation
5 Image search button (ID2/3)
: Change to SEARCH menu screen
6 Save operation button (ID2/3)
: Change to COPY screen
: Change to DOWNLOAD screen
7 Record operation button (ID3)
: Start normal recording
: Stop normal recording
: Change the timer controlled recording function
8 Menu button (ID3)
: Change to MAIN MENU screen
9 Disconnect button (ID1/2/3)
: Disconnect the connection with the DVR and change from network operation to DVR
operation.
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Organization of the Main Screen and Functions of Each Part
2 Operating mode display panel
Information required for network operation is displayed in this panel in response to the display image.
A For live video
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1 Image classification
"LIVE" is displayed.
4 ALARM RECORDING MODE
The operating mode of alarm recording for the DVR is
displayed.
• STOP (stop recording state)
• PRE ALARM RECORDING (during pre-alarm recording)
• ALARM RECORDING (during alarm recording)
• AREA FULL
[OVERWRITE] is set to "OFF" and the alarm recording area
is full.
2 Date and time
Current date and time are displayed.
3 NORMAL RECORDING MODE
The operating mode of normal recording for the DVR is
displayed.
• STOP (stop recording state)
• RECORDING (while recording)
• TIMER STANDBY (during a timer recording standby)
• TIMER RECORDING (during timer recording)
• AREA FULL
[OVERWRITE] is set to "OFF" and the normal recording
area is full.
5 Connection information of user
When multiple users connect simultaneously, the number of
connected users will be displayed according to the level of each
user.
(Display example) ID1: 3 ID2: 1 ID3: 0
Your own user ID during the current operation is
displayed in red.
B When playing back images
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1 Image classification
"PLAY" is displayed.
5 PLAYBACK AREA
The recording area of the image currently being played back is
displayed.
• NORMAL (normal recording area)
• ALARM (alarm recording area)
• PRE ALARM (pre-alarm recording of alarm recording area)
• ARCHIVE (archive area)
2 Date and time
The recording date and time (time stamp) of the image
currently being played back is displayed.
3 NORMAL RECORDING MODE
The operating state of normal recording for the DVR is
displayed. (Display content is the same as a live video.)
6 SPEED
The operating mode used during playback is displayed.
4 ALARM RECORDING MODE
The operation state of alarm recording for the DVR is displayed.
(Display content is the same as a live video.)
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• PLAY (playback)
• STILL (pause)
• R. PLAY
(reverse playback)
• CUE (fast forward)
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• REVIEW (fast reverse)
• SLOW (slow motion playback)
• R. SLOW
(reverse slow motion playback)
View Live Video
If you change to network operation, live video will be automatically displayed in the image display panel of the main screen.
Click
in the operation panel during playback or when another operation screen is displayed.
1 Change display pattern of live video (ID1/2/3)
The display pattern of live video can be selected from full screen (specific channel), quad-screen, or multi-screen.
(16-channel model)
3 View multi-screen (9/16 screens)
Click
. Display image in multi-screen of 9/16 screens in
response to the model of DVR.
On the 16-channel model, clicking
switches the screen
alternately from the 16 screen to the 9 screen.
(9-channel model)
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• 16-channel model
CH01 CH02 CH03 CH04
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3
2
3
CH01
CH02
CH03
CH04
CH05
CH06
CH07
CH08
CH09
CH05 CH06 CH07 CH08
CH09 CH10 CH11 CH12
CH13 CH14 CH15 CH16
1 Full screen viewing
Click the channel selection button or click on a channel image
in the quad-screen or multi-screen. The specified channel
image will display in full screen.
• 9-channel model
2 Quad-screen viewing
Click
. Displays the camera image connected to the DVR
every four channels in order of the channel number.
The screen pattern changes each time
is clicked.
CH01
CH02
CH03
CH04
CH05
CH06
CH07
CH08
CH09
• 16-channel model
CH01
CH02
CH05
CH06
CH09
CH10
CH13
CH14
CH03
CH04
CH07
CH08
CH11
CH12
CH15
CH16
• Camera images are assigned in order of channel
number in a multi-screen. (It is not affected by the
SCREEN SET of the DVR)
• The audio can only be played back when full screen
is used.
• The image display speed in the quad-screen and
multi-screen differs depending on the network
environment.
• 9-channel model
CH01
CH02
CH05
CH06
CH09
CH01
CH03
CH04
CH07
CH08
CH02
CH03
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View Live Video
2Set the display mode for images (ID1/2/3)
3Playback audio (ID2/3)
You can set the display mode for live video and played back
images. Select a setting value from the pull-down menu of each
item and click
.
You can playback live and audio of reproduced audio at the same
time.
When playing back audio, be sure the optional application
software "DVR Viewer2 (Ver.2.0.0 or higher)" is installed on the
computer beforehand. (Refer to P36)
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1 READ INTERVAL (Initial setting: 1)
The display speed for images can be selected in five levels.
The larger the numeric value, the faster the speed.
The actual display speed is influenced by the network
environment.
The display speed cannot be set when [AUDIO] is
set to "ON".
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Click the channel selection button.
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Set [AUDIO] to "ON".
2 SIZE (Initial setting: 1)
The image display size can be selected from six levels. The
larger the numeric value, the larger the image.
The screen will become the full screen display and the setting
menu for [AUDIO] will display.
Audio data is played back after being buffered for a fixed time.
When [AUDIO] is set to "ON", simultaneously select a
buffering time.
Selections:
• OFF (initial setting)
• ON-5/10/15/20/30 (seconds)
3 QUALITY (Initial setting: 2)
The image quality of live video can be selected in three levels.
The selected image quality is applied to all channel images
connected to the DVR.
3
Click
.
The audio of the image will playback.
• The audio cannot be played back in the quad-screen
and multi-screen.
• When playing back images with audio attached, the
audio will take precedence and playback. Because
of this, there is also a possibility that the images
will not display depending on the environment.
Selections:
1: Low image quality
2: Standard image quality
3: High image quality
Because image quality cannot be selected when
playing back images, the setting menu for
[QUALITY] is not displayed.
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What is buffering?
Buffering reads data in advance and saves a certain
amount.
If the buffering time is set to be long, the playback quality
will improve but time lags (delays) in the audio will occur.
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Recording Monitored Images
(User level: ID3)
You can record images while they are being monitored onto the hard disk of the DVR.
There are four methods to record, normal recording, timer-controlled recording, alarm recording and pre-alarm recording. The stored
images are recorded on each recording area in response to the operation.
• Because all connected camera images are recorded by the corresponding DVR, the channel cannot be specified.
• If the clock of the DVR is not set, it is not possible to record. (Refer to P24)
Operating mode display
Alarm
recording area
Operation panel
1
Archive area
2
Normal recording area
b Normal Recording (Normal Recording Area)
b Other Recording Methods
Records images being monitored using the manual operation on
the operation panel.
Set the recording conditions in the DVR setting menu. Refer to the
applicable pages for details.
1
☞ Timer-controlled recording (normal recording area)
Images being monitored are automatically recorded according
to the timer setting. (Refer to P28)
2
Click
.
The display [NORMAL RECORDING MODE] in the operating
mode display will change to "RECORDING" and recording will
start.
Click
☞ Alarm recording (alarm recording area)
Uses signals from motion sensors and external devices (such
as door switches and infrared sensors) to automatically record
alarm images (such as intruders). (Refer to P30)
☞ Pre-alarm recording (alarm recording area)
If pre-alarm recording is set, the most recent images of a fixed
time will constantly be recorded in the alarm recording area
while being repeatedly overwritten. You can view images which
occur just before an alarm when playing back alarm
recordings. (Refer to P30, 31)
when the recording stops.
The display [NORMAL RECORDING MODE] will change to
"STOP" and recording will stop.
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View Recorded Images
(User level: ID2/3)
You can freely playback images recorded in the DVR.
There is no effect on the recording operation of the DVR even when playing back recordings.
Operation panel
5
5
6
2
2
1
1
4
4
3
b Playback Recorded Images
b Basic Playback Operations
1
Click
2
Adjust the direction and speed of the playback in
the operation panel.
• All images recorded in the normal recording area and alarm
recording area (normal, timer, alarm, pre-alarm) during a
normal playback operation are targeted for playback.
• Use the search function to search for and playback
images. (Refer to P14)
• The playback order is in order from the oldest recorded event.
• Continues to playback from the last playback end point when
played back one time.
• The display pattern (full screen/quad-screen/multi-screen) of
the playback screen can be freely changed. Playback images
of multiple connected cameras can be viewed simultaneously
in a quad-screen or multi-screen.
(or
) in the operation panel.
The image classification in the operating mode display panel
changes to "PLAY" and the recorded images are played back
in the image display panel.
1 To playback/reverse playback
Click
or
.
• There is a possibility that the image will be corrupted
if normal recording and alarm recording are
continously played back.
• When an alarm recording operates during a playback
or when a fast forward or fast reverse is used while
playing back a normal recording or an alarm
recording, there is a possibility that the movement of
the image will momentarily stop.
2 Adjust the playback speed
Click
or
during playback.
Adjusting the playback speed allows you to fast forward,
fast reverse, and playback in slow motion.
3 Still images
Click
during playback.
Clicking once again when a still image is displayed will
return to normal playback.
4 Moving to next frame advance (forward/reverse)
Click
or
when a still image is displayed.
5 To skip an alarm
Click
or
during playback.
Skip the alarm image that occurs immediately after or
immediately before.
6 To stop playback
Click
.
3
Click
when the playback stops.
The image classification changes to "LIVE" and returns to the
live video.
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Search Recorded Images
(User level: ID2/3)
You can search and playback specific images from image data recorded in each recording area of the DVR.
1
(Search menu)
The following five search menus are available in accordance with the
search objective.
• ALARM SEARCH
Uses a list (alarm number, recording date/time, channel number) to
search and playback images recorded in an alarm recording area.
ALARM SEARCH
2
• ALARM THUMBNAIL SEARCH
Uses thumbnails to search and playback images recorded in an
alarm recording area.
3
• TIME/DATE SEARCH
Among the images recorded in the normal and alarm recording
areas, specify the date and time and the channel of the recording,
search and play the recording back.
• ARCHIVE AREA SEARCH
Uses a list (image number, recording date/time, channel number) to
search and playback images saved in the archive area.
• MOTION DETECTION SEARCH
Sets the motion sensor to images recorded in the normal recording
area and the alarm recording area and then searches and plays back
images with movement.
1
2
Click "1. ALARM SEARCH" in the search menu.
3
Click PREVIEW screen.
b Search Screen Selection
1
Click
The ALARM SEARCH screen displays.
Click the alarm number of the list.
The first image of the applicable alarm event is displayed as a
still image in the PREVIEW screen.
Change to main screen and playback alarm images. You can
perform normal playback operations after playback starts.
Displays alarm events in a list in order from new events up to eight
items. Use the [BACK] or [NEXT] buttons to change to the
previous page and the next page.
in the operation panel.
The search menu screen displays.
You cannot change from the playback image to the
search menu screen.
2
ALARM THUMBNAIL SEARCH
2
Image search
button
2
Select the search menu and click.
Changes to the selected search screen.
1
Click "2. ALARM THUMBNAIL SEARCH" in the
search menu.
The ALARM THUMBNAIL SEARCH screen displays.
2
Select a thumbnail and click.
Change to main screen and playback alarm images. You can
perform normal playback operations after playback starts.
The first still image of each alarm event is displayed as a
thumbnail in order from new events up to nine items. Use the
[BACK] or [NEXT] buttons to change to the previous page and the
next page.
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Search Recorded Images
3
(User level: ID2/3)
4
TIME/DATE SEARCH
ARCHIVE AREA SEARCH
2
2
3
3
4
5
1
1
2
3
The ARCHIVE AREA SEARCH screen displays.
Click "3. TIME/DATE SEARCH" in the search menu.
The TIME/DATE SEARCH screen displays.
You can specify a channel to narrow the search range.
Select "--" when a channel (camera number) is not specified.
Specify the recording date and time for the image
you want to play back.
Click the image number of the list.
3
Click PREVIEW screen.
Click
.
The image of the specified date and time is displayed in the
PREVIEW screen as a still image.
When you want to change the preview screen, repeat the
same operations (procedures 2 to 3).
Click PREVIEW screen.
Change to main screen and playback images. You can
perform normal playback operations after playback starts.
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The first image of the applicable saved images is displayed as
a still image in the PREVIEW screen.
Change to main screen and playback images. You can
perform normal playback operations after playback starts.
• Recorded events are displayed in a list in order from the
oldest in the save history up to eight items. Use the
[BACK] or [NEXT] buttons to change to the previous
page and the next page.
• The total capacity and the used capacity of the archive
area are displayed, for reference, in the upper right
corner of the screen.
The recorded image closest to the specified date/
time will display when there is no recorded image
on the specified date/time.
5
2
Specify channel.
The start and stop date/time of the image recorded in the
DVR are displayed in [RECORDING TOP] and [RECORDING
END]. Specify "day/month/year/hour/minute" in this range.
4
Click "4. ARCHIVE AREA SEARCH" in the search
menu.
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Search Recorded Images
5
(User level: ID2/3)
MOTION DETECTION SEARCH
6
2
The setting frame of the motion detection point will display in
the PREVIEW screen as an 8 (vertical) x 10 (horizontal)
square.
If you click over the square, a red mark will display and be set
to a motion detection point. If you click again, the setting will
be cleared. Set a motion detection point to the required
portion while viewing the PREVIEW screen.
3
5
4
Set the detection points for motion.
(MOTION SENSOR SET)
6
7
9
Set [MOTION SENSOR LEVEL].
Set the detection sensitivity of the motion sensor.
Selected value: OFF/1 (high) to 10 (low)
Increase the set value if you want to avoid detection of
small vibrations or movements of the object due to
factors such as wind.
8
Message box
1
7
8
Click "5. MOTION DETECTION SEARCH" in the
search menu.
The MOTION DETECTION SEARCH screen displays.
2
Specify a search area using "SEARCH FROM".
Selections:
• ALARM (alarm recording area)
• NORMAL (normal recording area)
• ALARM AND NORMAL
(Alarm/normal recording area)
3
4
Specify an image range to search.
5
Click [SET].
Execute a motion detection search for images within a
specified search range.
When an image with movement is detected, it will display as a
still image in the PREVIEW screen.
When multiple images with movement are detected,
the detected images will display in order from the
oldest each time [PREVIEW] is clicked.
Select the recording area targeted for the search.
Specify [CHANNEL].
Click [PREVIEW].
9
Click PREVIEW screen.
Change to main screen and playback images. You can
perform normal playback operations after playback starts.
Message box display
Each time search conditions are set or when the [SET] or
[PREVIEW] buttons are clicked, the search status and
results will display in a message box over the PREVIEW
screen.
You can specify a channel to narrow the search range. Select
"--" when a channel is not specified.
Display message:
• SEARCHING
• FOUND
• IMAGES NOT FOUND!
The start and stop date/time of the image recorded in the
DVR are displayed in [START] and [END].
Change the date and time of [START] and [END] when
narrowing the search range.
The first image of the search range is displayed as a still
image in the PREVIEW screen.
If a motion detection search is not performed, click the
PREVIEW screen as is. Change to main screen and
playback images.
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Saving Images
(User level: ID2/3)
This software offers three image storage methods. Select the storage method according to your purpose.
• Saving live video on the computer
• Copying recorded images to the DVR’s archive area (Refer to P18)
• Downloading recorded images to the computer (Refer to P19)
• Full screen must be used when saving images. Images cannot be saved when using the quad-screen or the multi-screen.
• Use the included playback application software "DVR Viewer2" to playback image files saved on the computer. (Refer
to P36)
• If the network is diagnosed busy due to environment, it may get disconnected to protect the DVR’s recording
operations. In this case, reduce and adjust the number of images being recorded.
A Saving live video on the computer
Images are not saved on the DVR when using this method.
1
Display the live video and click the channel select
button.
The full screen is displayed and the save setting menu
appears.
2
3
Setting up the image display mode.
• READ INTERVAL:
Setting a higher the value will result in a higher number of
images being saved within a certain period.
• SIZE and QUALITY:
This does not affect the saved images.
• AUDIO:
Set audio to "ON" to save audio, as well as images.
Set [SAVE TO PC] to "ON" and click
4
Set [DURATION].
5
Click
, select the destination folder among
the list of folders and click [OK].
Set the duration of saving image.
Units: Hour(s)/Minute(s)
The destination folder appears in [DESTINATION FOLDER].
The destination folder may be directly entered in
[DESTINATION FOLDER].
6
Click
.
The computer starts saving and the operation status is
displayed.
1
2
.
The save setting menu is displayed at the bottom of the
screen.
5
1
2
3
4
5
1
7
2
3
4
5
Setting menu for saving
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3
Elapsed time
Image saving duration
Destination folder
Save in progress message
[CANCEL] button:
Clicking the button will cancel save operations.
At the end of the image save operation, the image
freezes and the "SAVE COMPLETE" dialog
appears.
Clicking [OK] will result in returning to live video.
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Saving Images
(User level: ID2/3)
B Copying Recorded Images to the DVR’s Archive Area
Copying the images that are recorded in the normal recording area and the alarm recording area to the DVR's archive area
If the [OVERWRITE] setting is set to "ON", the DVR will overwrite the previously recorded images sequentially once the recording area is
full. We recommend you store important images in the archive area.
1
Play back the images you want to copy and click
the channel selection button.
6
Check the box of the channel to be copied.
7
Click
The full screen appears, you can start copying.
Use the search function to browse the recorded
images you want to play. (Refer to P14)
2
Click
to freeze the images at the point where
you want to start copying.
3
Click
in the operation panel.
The box of the channel being currently displayed is
automatically checked. The check cannot be removed.
•
: Checks all the channels.
•
: Uncheck the channels except for the channel
being currently displayed.
.
Copying operation starts.
Once the copying operation is complete, the result of the copy
is displayed.
The COPY screen is displayed.
To interrupt the copying operation, click [CANCEL].
The copying operation that was performed until the
interruption is valid, therefore the images up to that
point are saved in the archive area of the DVR.
8
Click
.
The operation returns to live video.
4
5
6
5
• Copy operations cannot be performed while playing
back images stored in the archive area.
• Only image data can be copied in the archive area. If
images contain audio data, only image data is
copied.
• If the archive area becomes full during the
recording operation, the copying operation will
automatically be interrupted.
Once the necessary images among the images
saved in the archive area have been downloaded to
such media as a CompactFlash, click the [AREA
FULL RESET] button under the RECORDING AREA
SET and copying operation restarts. (Refer to P25)
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4
Choose the [UNIT] of the images to be copied.
5
Specify the range of the images to be copied.
The images to be copied can be specified by the number of
images or the duration.
• PICTURES:
Number of images from the starting point (Total number of
images from the channel to be copied)
• TIME:
Duration from the starting point (recording time)
Specify the value for the [UNIT] you chose in step 4.
• PICTURES: Between 1 and 40,000
• TIME: Hour(s): Minute(s): Second(s)
(00:00:01 - 99:59:59)
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Saving Images
(User level: ID2/3)
C Downloading Recorded Images to the Computer
Downloading DVR recorded images to the drive of a networked computer.
1
7
Playback the images you want to download and
click the channel selection button.
The full screen is displayed, you can start downloading.
The channel currently displayed is automatically checked.
The check mark cannot be removed.
•
: Checks all the channels.
•
: Uncheck the channels except for the channel
being currently displayed.
Use the search function to browse the recorded
images you want to play. (Refer to P14)
2
Click
to freeze the images at the point where
you want to start downloading.
3
Click
Check the box of the channel you want to download
from.
8
in the operation panel.
Click
, select the destination folder among
the list of folders and click [OK].
The destination folder appears in [DESTINATION FOLDER].
The destination folder may be directly entered in
[DESTINATION FOLDER].
The DOWNLOAD screen is displayed.
9
Click
.
Downloading starts and the operation status is displayed.
1
2
3
4
1
2
3
4
4
5
6
7
6
Progress (0 - 100%)
Elapsed time
Destination folder
[CANCEL] button:
Clicking the button will interrupt download. The data
downloaded up to the moment when the download was
interrupted is saved on the computer.
once the "DOWNLOAD FINISHED!"
10 Click
dialog appears.
4
Select the [UNIT] of the images you want to
download.
The result of the download is displayed.
You can specify the images you want to download using the
number of images or the duration.
• PICTURES:
Number of images from the starting point (Total number of
images from the channel to be downloaded)
• TIME:
Duration from the starting point (recording time)
5
Set [AUDIO].
6
Setting up the range of the images you want to
download.
.
11 Click
The operation returns to live video.
To download audio data, as well as the image data, select
"ON".
Specify the value for the [UNIT] you chose in step 4.
• PICTURES: Between 1 and 40,000
• TIME: Hour(s): Minute(s): Second(s)
(00:00:01 - 99:59:59)
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Saving Images
(User level: ID2/3)
D Saving Format for Image Files
The format (structure) of files downloaded to the computer using the "SAVE TO PC" or "DOWNLOAD" operations is as follows.
The data is saved in a 3 layer structure in the specified destination
folder.
• In the 1st layer a "DVR + a five digit sequence number"
appears. It contains the image data of one download.
• The image data is placed in the 2nd layer in 200 picture
subfolders under the IMG folder. Up to 40,000 images can be
downloaded at one time.
• If there is audio attached to the images, it is saved as a .WAV
file in the "SOUND.WAV" folder.
• The "INFO" folder is created in download units and the setting
information file is saved.
Specified destination folder
Data of one saving
<1st layer>
<2nd layer>
<3rd layer>
DVR00001
IMG00001
000001.JPG
000200.JPG
IMG00002
000201.JPG
The "INFO" folder is only created when "DOWNLOAD"
operations are used to save files.
000400.JPG
IMG00200
039801.JPG
040000.JPG
SOUND.WAV
INFO
DVR00001.INF
DVR00002
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Operating a Dome Camera
(User level: ID2/3)
When connecting a coaxial superimposed dome camera, you can operate the camera by remote control using the computer. To do that,
change the operation panel to the camera control panel.
• When switching from the operation panel to the camera control panel, display live video on full screen. You cannot switch to the
camera control panel while using the quad-screen or the multi-screen or while playing images back.
• The camera control cannot be operated while [AUDIO] or [SAVE TO PC] are set to "ON" or if the clock of the DVR has not been set.
1
Display the live video and click the channel select
button.
Functions of the camera control operating panel
1 Channel selection button
Click the channel that will control the camera.
The layout of the buttons varies according to the DVR model.
16-channel model:
9-channel model:
-
The full screen is displayed and the
button appears.
2 Channel display box
The selected channel number is displayed.
3 Pan/Tilt button
Click these buttons to change the angle of the lens in eight
directions down, left, right and diagonally.
2
Click
4 Speed
The operating speed of the camera can be adjusted to seven
speeds.
.
5 ZOOM/FOCUS/IRIS switch buttons
Click to adjust the zoom, focus or iris.
(The selected button turns green.)
The operation panel switches to the camera control panel
from which you can operate the camera.
Camera control operating panel
6 ZOOM/FOCUS/IRIS adjustment button (-/+)
• ZOOM: + (Zoom In), – (Zoom Out)
• FOCUS: + (Far), - (Near)
• IRIS: + (Open), - (Close)
2
1
7 Auto focus button (AF)
8 SEQ/PAN/TOUR switch buttons
Click to switch between sequence, auto-pan and tour.
3
9 Preset buttons
Click to change the angle of the camera to the position
recorded in the preset number.
To select a preset number higher than "09" (09 - 64), use the
pull down menu and click
.
4
5
6
8
7
F Presetting a position
To preset a position, choose a preset number using the pull
down menu and click
. The preset position is recorded.
9
F
G Recording operation buttons
: Starts a manual recording.
: Stops a manual recording.
: Switches to timer recording functions.
G
H
H Disconnect button
Disconnects the connection with the DVR and changes from
network operation to DVR operation.
The included example uses the
16-channel model.
3
Click
once again.
The camera control operating panel disappears and the
normal operation panel is displayed again.
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Setting up the Basic Menu Using Network Operations
(User level: ID3)
The DVR operating condition is usually set through the DVR.
However, the following basic operation menu allows you to set the
DVR using the computer.
Basic Settings Menu Outline
b Initial setting
b General settings
A CLOCK SET (Refer to P24)
A DISPLAY SET (Refer to P32)
Setting the DVR’s clock
To set the information display for the connected monitors.
B DAYLIGHT SAVING/EXT. CLOCK SET (Refer to P24)
B BUZZER SET (Refer to P32)
To set the automatic daylight saving change and the
automatic setting of the connected DVR clock.
Warning buzzer settings
C HDD SET (Refer to P33)
C HOLIDAY SET (Refer to P24)
To set HDD information display and specify the playback
disk when 2 HDD units are connected.
To set dates that will be considered as holidays.
D NETWORK SET (Refer to P34)
b Recording settings
To set the network connection conditions and the
connection password.
A RECORDING AREA SET (Refer to P25)
To display the proportion of each recording area and set the
recording resume operation when recording was stopped
due to the recording exceeding the area capacity.
E RS-485 SET (Refer to P34)
DVR interface information display when operating the
system controller
B RECORDING CONDITIONS SET (Refer to P26)
b Screen settings and DVR information
To choose overwriting and other hard disk related condition
settings.
A MASK SET (Refer to P35)
C NORMAL REC MODE SET (Refer to P27)
Mask settings for specific channels
Normal and timer-controlled recording condition settings.
B POWER LOSS/USED TIME (Refer to P35)
D PROGRAM REC SET (Refer to P28)
Power loss history, operating time, firmware version, etc.
information display
To program the individual or the combined recording rate of
the recording cameras
C INITIALIZATION LOG (Refer to P35)
E TIMER SET (Refer to P28)
Hard disk initialization history information display
Timer-controlled recording condition settings.
F ALARM REC MODE SET (Refer to P30)
Alarm recording and pre-alarm recording condition settings
The setting menus outside the ones above are outside the scope of network operations. Therefore, use the DVR to set
any other settings.
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Setting up the Basic Menu Using Network Operations
(User level: ID3)
Basic menu setting procedure
1
Click
3
in the operation panel.
The MAIN MENU screen is displayed.
The screen cannot be switched to the MAIN MENU
screen while playing back images.
Setting the contents of each menu.
The current setting information of the DVR is loaded and
displayed on the screen. Confirm the settings and change the
settings if necessary.
CLOCK SET example screen
Menu button
2
Select the menu and click.
The selected menu screen is displayed.
If it is connected to the DVR for the first time, verify that the
date and time on the DVR are set correctly using the CLOCK
SET screen.
NORMAL REC MODE SET example screen
4
P24
Click
once the setting is complete.
• Settings can be loaded but not changed while
the DVR is recording.
• The menu screens limited to information
display function do not have a [SET] or [SAVE]
button.
P25
P26
P27
P28
P30
P32
5
P33
P34
Click
in the operation panel.
The live video on the main screen is displayed again.
To set settings from several menu screens
To switch from one menu screen to another click
. Once
the MAIN MENU screen is displayed, repeat the above
procedure to choose new settings.
P35
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or
The settings are determined and uploaded to the DVR.
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Initial setting
A
(User level: ID3)
C
CLOCK SET
HOLIDAY SET
Dates set as national holidays, anniversaries, etc are considered
as holidays and timer recording operations will be the same as for
Sundays.
Set the holiday dates using the pull down menu. Up to 20 dates
can be set.
Setting the internal clock of the DVR.
Set the day/month/year/hour/minute using the pull down menu.
The day is automatically set according to the date.
If the clock if not set on the DVR, recording and camera
control operations are not possible.
B
DAYLIGHT SAVING/EXT. CLOCK SET
Setting the automatic daylight saving change and the adjust
function of the clock of the connected DVR.
1
2
1 DAYLIGHT SAVING (Initial setting: USE)
Set the automatic daylight saving change function if the DVR is
used in a daylight saving area.
USE: Setting the automatic daylight saving change
function.
Set the daylight saving start (ON) and end (OFF)
date using [WEEK], [MONTH], [TIME].
NO USE:
Not setting the automatic daylight saving function.
2 EXT. CLOCK SET (ADJUST TIME)
It automatically adjusts the time of each DVR if more than 2 DVRs
are connected. Select the time at which all the clocks will be
adjusted using the pull down menu.
A signal is output to the clocks of the DVRs connected to the
[CLOCK OUT] terminal situated at the rear of the DVR,
everyday at the specified time, and their time adjusted to the
second.
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Recording settings
A
(User level: ID3)
RECORDING AREA SET
2 [AREA FULL RESET] button
This button is displayed depending on the settings of
[OVERWRITE] in RECORDING CONDITIONS SET.
Recording operations will stop once the space available on
each recording area is insufficient. To resume the recording
operations using overwrite, click [OVERWRITE]. This operation
is called [AREA FULL RESET].
The proportion of each recording area on the internal HDD is
displayed. Recording operations will stop once the recording area
is full. However, recording operations can be resumed by clicking
the [AREA FULL RESET] button.
• Normal/Alarm recording area settings
The button is only displayed if [OVERWRITE] is set to
"OFF".
• Archive area settings
1
Buttons that are always displayed.
• If [OVERWRITE] is set to "ON" for the normal
recording and the alarm recording area, or if the
normal recording area or alarm recording area is set
to "0%" the [AREA FULL RESET] button is not
displayed.
• Resuming the recording operations using the
[AREA FULL RESET] button, will only overwrite the
data once. Full disk will result in the interruption of
recording operations.
To lock the DVR to overwrite mode set
[OVERWRITE] to "ON".
• The [AREA FULL RESET] is not available if there is
still space available on each recording area.
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1 Recording area capacity display
The capacity of each recording area (proportion) specified
using the RECORDING AREA SET function of the DVR is
displayed. This cannot be changed using the computer.
Images are recorded (saved) on each recording area
according to the recording method chosen.
Recording area
NORMAL RECORDING
AREA
Recording method
Normal recording (manual
recording)
Timer recording
ALARM RECORDING
AREA
Alarm recording
Pre-alarm recording
ARCHIVE AREA
Copy (Save)
Setting [MIRRORING] to "ON" in the HDD SET of the
DVR will display the disk capacity of the disk with
the lowest capacity.
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Recording settings
B
(User level: ID3)
RECORDING CONDITIONS SET
3 SERIES REC (Initial setting: OFF)
Series recording can be set if the multiple DVR units are
connected using the SERIES REC terminal at the rear panels.
Series recording implies that recording can automatically
continue on the next DVR unit when the recording area of the
first DVR becomes full.
ON: Performing series recording.
OFF: Series recording is not activated.
It allows you to set HDD recording area management conditions
such as overwrite recording, remaining disk warning level,
automatic erase function, etc.
1
Series recording is only available when
[OVERWRITE] is set to "OFF".
4 AUTO DELETE (Initial setting: OFF)
It is the automatic erase function of the images saved in the
normal and alarm recording area. The image data that is older
than the specified storage period are automatically erased.
2
3
4
Selections: OFF, 1, 2, 3 ... 99 DAYS
1 - 99 DAYS: To set the auto delete function and storage
period between 1 and 99 days.
OFF: The images will not be erased automatically.
1 OVERWRITE (Initial setting: ON)
Setting recording conditions to overwrite for the normal and
alarm recording areas.
ON:
When the hard disk becomes full, recording continues and
data is automatically overwritten from the first images.
The [AREA FULL RESET] button of the normal or alarm
recording area does not appear on the RECORDING AREA
SET screen.
• The auto delete function does not apply to the
archive area.
• If you use the auto delete function, copy or
download important data before the storage
period expires. (Refer to P18, 19)
OFF:
The remaining capacity warning indicator of the DVR starts
blinking when the recording area becomes full, recording
stops.
By setting [OVERWRITE] to "ON" when recording
for a long time and the recording area becomes full,
the data will be overwritten and erased sequentially
from the oldest images. Save necessary images
before they are overwritten.
2 REMAINING DISK WARNING
The remaining disk warning buzzer can be programed to go off
when the remaining space available reaches a specified value
if the [OVERWRITE] setting is set to "OFF" for the normal and
alarm recording area.
Now, setting the remaining disk warning level that will set the
warning buzzer on. The set level will apply to both the normal
and alarm recording areas.
Available settings: 1 - 10%
When the [OVERWRITE] setting of the normal and
alarm recording area is set to "ON","***" is
displayed, the remaining disk warning level cannot
be set.
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C
(User level: ID3)
NORMAL REC MODE SET
3 REC RATE (Initial setting: 15 FPS)
To set the recording rate for normal recording.
The letter "A" is displayed in front of the available recording
rate.
It allows you to set the recording conditions of the normal
recording and timer-controlled recording of the DVR.
The quality of the image depends on "image quality x recording
rate". The higher frequency recording rate of the image, the higher
the quality of the image. However, the amount of disk space
needed to record these images is proportional to the quality of the
image. Therefore, selecting a more quality image will result in
shortened recording time.
1
2
3
4
Available settings:
60, 30, 20, 15, 10, 7.5, 6, 5, 4.286, 3.75, 3.333, 3, 2.727, 2.308, 2,
1.667, 1.429, 1.25, 1.111, 1, 0.5, 0.333, 0.25, 0.2, 0.1, 0.05, 0.033
(Unit: FPS)
About the Recording Rate
• If multiple cameras are connected to the DVR, the
recording rate of each channel varies according
to the number of cameras connected.
• If you use PROGRAM REC SET to program the
recording rate of each individual camera, the
recording rate cannot be set using NORMAL REC
MODE SET.
• Recording rates available are limited when
pre-alarm recording or mirroring is set to "ON".
Refer to the DVR manual for more information.
• Use the TIMER SET to program the recording rate
when using timer recording. (Refer to P28)
5
1 PICTURE QUALITY (Initial setting: ENHANCED)
It allows you to set the quality of the image recorded by the
DVR.
Selecting a high quality image will result in shortened recording
time.
4 REC PROGRAM GROUP (Initial setting: OFF)
Recording conditions preset using PROGRAM REC SET
(program number) can be selected. (Refer to P28)
Selections:
BASIC: Basic image quality
NORMAL: Normal image quality
ENHANCED: Enhanced image quality
FINE: Fine image quality
SUPER FINE: Super fine image quality
Selections: OFF, P-1, P-2, P-3, P-4
OFF: Programed recording is not used.
A common recording rate for all the connected
cameras is set using [REC RATE] on this screen.
P-1 - P-4:
The DVR records the images at the rate programed
for each camera.
2 AUDIO RECORDING (Initial setting: OFF)
Simultaneous audio recording is possible for normal and
timer-controlled recording.
ON: Simultaneous audio recording on
OFF: Audio recording off
5 Recording duration
Clicking [SAVE], displays, for your reference, a rough recording
duration estimate according to the set recording rate.
• Audio data is recorded in the same recording
area as the images. Therefore, recording time is
shortened.
• If recording audio, set the recording rate between
"1 - 60 FPS".
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Recording settings
D
(User level: ID3)
E
PROGRAM REC SET
If multiple cameras are connected to the DVR, the recording rate
of each camera can be set individually.
4 recording settings can be preset (P-1 - P-4). Pre-programed
settings can be used for NORMAL REC MODE SET and TIMER
SET.
TIMER SET
It allows you to set the recording conditions for timer recording.
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2
3
4
5
1
7
2
6
8
4
1 WEEK
To set the day for the timer-controlled recording.
To set the timer recording to the same time every day set to
"DLY".
3
(Example screen for the 16-channel model)
1 PROGRAM
Specify a program number and set the recording rate for an
individual camera using 2. Different recording rates can be set
for each program.
2 START/STOP
Set the timer recording start and stop time.
3 PROGRAM (Initial setting: OFF)
You can select a program that has been preset (P-1 - P-4)
using PROGRAM REC SET.
Selections: P-1, P-2, P-3, P-4
2 SELECT INDIVIDUAL CAMERA RATE (FPS)
Select the recording rate for an individual camera.
By setting the rate of an individual camera rate to "OFF", no
images are recorded even if a camera is connected.
4 FPS (Initial setting: 15 FPS)
To set the recording rate of the timer recording.
If the rate was set using [PROGRAM], the preset recording rate
will be used.
Available settings:
5 SET (Initial setting: OFF)
Select "ON" to enable the settings programed in this row. The
timer recording will start and stop accordingly.
Multiple timer controlled recording periods may be used to
divide recording times according to the conditions set.
OFF, 30, 15, 7.5, 3.75, 1.875, 1, 0.5, 0.333, 0.25, 0.2, 0.1, 0.05, 0.033
(Unit: FPS)
3 [SAVE] button
Clicking [SAVE] will save the settings of the selected program.
4 NORMAL REC
Once the program has been saved the estimated normal
recording time is displayed.
6 EXT
If using an external timer set 3, 4 and 5.
The recording will occur according to the incoming signal of the
external timer. There is no need to set the day or start and stop
time.
• The menu screen may vary according to the DVR
model.
• Recording rates available are limited when pre-alarm
recording or mirroring is set to "ON". Refer to the
DVR manual for more information.
7 [OVER 24H] button
When recording continuously for a period of over 24 hours
using the timer recording, click this button to display the
appropriate program screen.
8 [SAVE] button
Clicking [SAVE] will save the timer settings.
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(User level: ID3)
b Example of timer-controlled recording
Recording at the same time every day using timer
recording
Set the timer-controlled recording conditions based on the
following example.
To operate the timer recording click
in the operation panel.
The following message is displayed in the operating mode display
panel when timer controlled recording is on.
• Standby: TIMER STANDBY
• Timer recording: TIMER RECORDING
Example: Recording every day from 10:00 to 20:00 using the "P-1"
recording pattern.
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Setting the timer-controlled recording conditions.
1
2
3
4
Operating mode display panel
1
2
3
4
2
Timer
button
Click
.
The setting of the timer recording conditions is complete.
Setting the timer for continuous recording lasting more
than 24 hours
Example: Setting the timer to record 30 hours every Saturday
from 16:00 to 22:00 the next day, recording rate of
30 FPS
To set the timer by day
Example: Setting the timer to every Sunday from 7:30 to 18:00,
recording rate of 30 FPS
1
Set [WEEK] to "DLY"
Set [START] to "10:00" and [STOP] to "20:00"
Set [PROGRAM] to "P-1"
Set [SET] to "ON"
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Setting the timer-controlled recording conditions.
1
2
3
4
Click [OVER 24H].
The last two rows (rows 7 and 8) used for over 24 hours timer
recording are displayed.
5
1
1
2
2
3
1 Set [WEEK] to "SUN"
2 Set [START] to "7:30" and [STOP] to "18:00"
3 Set [PROGRAM] to "OFF"
4 Set [FPS] to "A 30 FPS"
5 Set [SET] to "ON"
Set other timer-controlled recording conditions through the same
procedure. You can set up to eight timer recordings.
2
Click
2
3
4
5
6
In the first row, set the day and time start of the
recording.
1 Set [WEEK] to "SAT".
2 Set [START] to "16:00".
3
.
The timer setting is complete.
In the second row, set the day and time at which the
recording will stop and the recording conditions.
3
4
5
6
4
Set [STOP] to "22:00".
Set [PROGRAM] to "OFF"
Set [FPS] to "A 30 FPS"
Set [SET] to "ON"
Click
.
The over 24 hours timer recording is set.
Only one over 24-hour timer recording program can be
set.
If timer recordings overlap.
Priority is given as follows "Day timer → Daily timer →
External timer".
If the both the day timer and the daily timer overlap, the
timer will start recording according to the program that
starts earliest. If the start time is the same, the recording
will be prioritized starting from the upper row.
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Recording settings
F
(User level: ID3)
ALARM REC MODE SET
It allows you to set the alarm recording and the pre-alarm recording conditions.
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2
3
4
A B
5
7
6
A B
1 ALARM RECORDING (Initial setting: OFF)
To set the alarm recording operation mode.
4 ALARM INTERLEAVE (Initial setting: ONLY)
Setting the recording pattern when multiple cameras are
connected to the DVR.
Selections:
OFF: No alarm recording.
ENABLED:
Enables alarm recording at any given point in time
regardless of timer recording.
AL-REC ON TIMER:
Records alarm recording only during timer controlled
recording operation.
AL-REC OFF TIMER:
Records alarm recording outside timer controlled recording
operations.
OLY AL-REC ON TIMER:
Records alarm recording only during the time slot set for the
timer controlled recording.
(Even if a timer controlled recording is set, the standby
mode of the timer controlled recording is not activated.)
Selections:
ONLY:
Records only the images of the camera that detected the
alarm.
SW:
Records the images of the camera that detected the alarm
and the images of the other cameras alternately.
The 9-channel model will record images as follows when the
alarm is triggered by CH1.
CH1 → CH2 → CH1 → CH3 → CH1 → CH4 →
CH1 → CH5 → CH1 → CH6 → CH1 → CH7 →
CH1 → CH8 → CH1 → CH9
A REC RATE (Initial setting: 15 FPS)
To set the recording rate of the alarm recording.
The letter "A" is displayed in front of the available recording
rate when AUDIO RECORDING is set to "ON".
2 PICTURE QUALITY (Initial setting: ENHANCED)
It allows you to set the quality of the image recorded by the
DVR.
Selecting a high quality image will result in shortened recording
time.
Available settings:
30, 20, 15, 10, 7.5, 6, 5, 4.286, 3.75, 3.333, 3, 2.727, 2.308, 2,
1.667, 1.429, 1.25, 1.111, 1, 0.5, 0.333, 0.25, 0.2, 0.1, 0.05, 0.033
(Unit: FPS)
B DURATION (Initial setting: 20 SEC)
It allows you to set the duration of the recording once the
alarm has been triggered.
Available settings:
Selections:
BASIC (Basic image quality)
NORMAL (Standard image quality)
ENHANCED (Enhanced image quality)
FINE (Fine image quality)
SUPER FINE (Super fine image quality)
5, 10, 20, 40 SEC, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15 MIN, CC
CC: Records only when an alarm is detected. One alarm will start a
recording of at least 5 seconds.
3 AUDIO RECORDING (Initial setting: OFF)
Audio data can be recorded at the same time as image data.
ON: Audio recording on.
OFF: Audio recording off.
• Audio data is recorded in the same recording area as
the images. Therefore, recording time is shortened.
• If recording audio, set the recording rate between
"1 - 30 FPS".
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F
(User level: ID3)
ALARM REC MODE SET (Continued)
5 PRE-ALARM RECORDING
Allows you to set the pre-alarm recording operation mode.
ON: Activates pre-alarm recording.
OFF: Pre-alarm recording is not activated.
If the alarm recording operation mode is set to
"OFF", "***" is displayed and pre-alarm recording
cannot be set.
A REC RATE (Initial setting: 15 FPS)
It allows you to set the pre-alarm recording rate.
Available settings:
30, 20, 15, 10, 7.5, 6, 5, 4.286, 3.75, 3.333, 3, 2.727, 2.308, 2,
1.667, 1.429, 1.25, 1.111, 1 (Unit: FPS)
B DURATION (Initial setting: 1 MIN)
To set the duration of the pre-alarm recording.
Available settings:
3, 5, 10, 20, 40 SEC, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 15 MIN
6 ALARM TRIGGER (Initial setting: ALARM)
It allows you to set under what conditions the alarm recording is
triggered.
Selections:
ALARM (External alarm):
When an alarm signal is input to the alarm input terminal at
the rear of the DVR
SENSOR (Motion sensor):
When the motion sensor detects movement
ALARM AND SENSOR:
When both the external alarm and the motion sensor are
triggered at the same time
ALARM OR SENSOR:
When either the external alarm or the motion sensor is
triggered
7 Number of alarm recordings
Clicking [SAVE], displays, for your reference, the number of
alarm recordings that can be recorded according to the set
conditions.
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General settings
A
(User level: ID3)
B
DISPLAY SET
It allows you to select what is displayed on the monitor that is
connected to the DVR.
It is not related to the main screen of the computer.
BUZZER SET
It allows you to choose to activate the warning buzzer of the DVR for
the remaining disk warning, the alarm, etc.
Set to "ON" to sound the warning buzzer.
Usually, the warning buzzer cannot be controlled using the
computer. However, if an audio file is saved on the computer you
can chose to trigger the warning buzzer only at the time when the
alarm is triggered. (Refer to P33)
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2
3
4
5
6
7
1
2
3
4
5
6
1 DATE (Initial setting: ON)
To display the current date of the live video or the date of
recording of the images being played back.
1 ALARM (Initial setting: OFF)
Activates the buzzer when the alarm is triggered.
2 TIME (Initial setting: ON)
To display the current time of the live video or the time of
recording of the images being played back.
2 DISK FULL (Initial setting: ON)
Activates the buzzer when the remaining capacity on each
recording area has decreased to the set remaining capacity
warning. (Refer to P26)
3 QUALITY (Initial setting: ON)
To display the image quality of the current recording or of the
recording being played.
3 DISK ERROR (Initial setting: ON)
Activates the buzzer when there is a disk error.
4 AUDIO (Initial setting: ON)
When the [AUDIO RECORDING] is set to "ON", the letter "A" is
displayed.
4 LOCK WARNING (Initial setting: ON)
Activates the buzzer when a button of the operation panel that
has not been authorized is pressed.
5 ALARM COUNT (Initial setting: ON)
To display the alarm count.
Once the alarm count reaches 9999, it is reset to 0 and starts
again.
5 KEY IN (Initial setting: OFF)
Activates the buzzer when an operation button on the front panel
of the DVR is pressed.
6 ALARM TYPE (Initial setting: ON)
Alarm recordings are displayed as "ALARM" and pre-alarm
recording as "PRE".
6 NON REC (Initial setting: OFF)
Activates the buzzer when a recording is interrupted during a
recording operation.
7 TITLE (Initial setting: ON)
To display the title of the camera.
Display on the DVR monitor
1 2
3 46 5
01-01-06 00:00:00 REC REPEAT EN A ALARM 0000
02
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b Setting the buzzer using the computer
C
Displays the HDD information of the DVR unit.
Specifies the disk used to play back mirroring recordings.
A Activating the buzzer using the computer when the
alarm is triggered
1
2
HDD SET
Create a "BUZZER" folder in the root directory of
the C drive.
Store the buzzer audio file in .WAV format under
"BUZZER.WAV" in the folder.
1
Example: C:\BUZZER\BUZZER.WAV
The above settings result in the computer activating the audio
file when the alarm is triggered.
2
3
• The buzzer is activated approximately one
second into the sound file. Create a valid audio
file so that it will start during that period.
Do not use a large sound file.
• The computer buzzer is only activated when the
alarm is triggered.
1 DISK 1/DISK 2 (HDD Capacity)
Displays the total capacity of the HDD mounted on the DVR.
When two HDD units are mounted on the DVR, it shows the
individual capacity of each disk.
B Stopping the computer buzzer
Click
2 MIRRORING
Displays the mirroring recording settings of the DVR.
(playback/stop button) of the operation panel.
What is mirroring?
Mirroring is when multiple HDD units are used and the
same image is recorded on 2 HDD units at the same
time. Mirroring allows you to read normal images from a
second disk in the unlikely event that the images cannot
be read from the first disk.
• Regardless of the computer buzzer settings, when
an alarm is triggered, clicking on the playback/stop
button will stop the buzzer.
• If the alarm is triggered while playing back data,
click the playback/stop button twice to deactivate it.
3 PLAYBACK DRIVE
It allows you to select the playback drive when multiple HDD
units are used and mirroring recording is to "ON".
C Deactivating the computer buzzer
Erase the created folder or the sound file or change the sound file
name or file location.
Selections: DISK 1/DISK 2
The [PLAYBACK DRIVE] pull down menu is not
displayed when using a single HDD or if mirroring
recording is set to "OFF".
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General settings
D
(User level: ID3)
E
NETWORK SET
The NETWORK SET allows you to set the network before the
DVR is connected to it. The menu on this screen enables you to
change DVR settings through the computer.
RS-485 SET
Displays the interface information set through the DVR when using
the system controller operations.
After changing the network settings, switch to the DVR operations.
Reconnect the DVR with the network.
1
2
3
4
1
1 DATA SPEED (Unit: bps)
Shows the data transmission speed.
2
2 STATUS INFO
Displays the state of the transmission of the status information.
3
3 ALARM INFO
Displays the state of the transmission of the alarm information.
4 ADDRESS
Shows the set address.
4
1 IP ADDRESS / SUBNET MASK / GATEWAY
Input values between "0 - 255"
2 PORT
Normally set to "80".
To choose a PORT setting other than the preset "80" add ":
(colon)" after the IP address and the PORT number.
<Example when setting PORT to 81>
http://192.168.0.1:81/
3 PASSWORD SETTING
It allows you to set a confirmation password according to each
user level. Type a password in each appropriate box.
Choose a 4 to 8 alphanumeric character password.
User level
User name
Operations allowed
Live video monitoring
Playback
Camera control
Recording
DVR settings
Password (initial setting)
ID1
ID1
ID2
ID2
ID3
ID3
m
m
m
m
1111
2222
m
m
m
m
m
3333
4 NETWORK SPEED (Initial setting: NO LIMIT)
It allows you to set the network transmission speed.
Available settings:
NO LIMIT, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024Kbps
Restarting or resetting the DVR will restore initial
setting (NO LIMIT).
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Screen settings and DVR information
A
B
MASK SET
(User level: ID3)
POWER LOSS/USED TIME
Displays the information concerning power loss/used time and
firmware version information.
A grey pattern can be set on a specified channel used to watch live
video or play back images to protect confidentiality and privacy.
1
2
1
3
2
(Example screen for the 16-channel model)
3
1 MASK (Initial setting: OFF)
To choose mask settings.
Choosing "ON" allows you to set a grey pattern on each of the
channels of the main monitor, monitor 2 and network.
1 POWER
The number of power failure and the four most recent power
failure records (Date and time of failure/recovery) are
displayed.
2 TIME PERIOD (Initial setting: T-1)
It allows you to set time periods.
2 USED TIME
The used time of each disk (DISK1 USE, DISK2 USE) and the
total amount of electricity time (POWER) are displayed.
Selections: T-1, T-2, T-3, T-4
The parentheses of "T-1 - T-4" show the time periods that were
preset using TIME PERIOD SET of the DVR.
3 FIRMWARE
Displays the firmware version of the firmware currently
mounted on the DVR.
3 Setting the mask portion for each monitor (Initial setting:
OFF)
You can set the grey pattern for each channel of each of these
3 monitors.
• MAIN MONITOR represents the screen of the main monitor
connected to the DVR.
• MON. 2 represents the screen of the spot monitor
connected to the DVR.
• NETWORK represents the main screen of the computer
used for network operations.
C
INITIALIZATION LOG
The eight most recent occurrences among the initializing and
recording restart records of the DVR's hard disk are displayed.
NETWORK mask settings can only be programed by
ID1 users. ID2 and ID3 users can watch the images on
all channels.
1
2
1 DATE/TIME: Displays the date and time of the operation.
2 AREA: Displays the recording area for the operation.
The messages "INITIALIZED", if the computer was
initialized and "AREA RESET" if the recording area
became full and recording was restarted, are displayed
in parentheses next to the recording area.
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DVR Viewer2
"DVR Viewer2" is a playback Viewer software.
Use this software when playing audio data or images saved from the DVR on recording media such as HDD, CompactFlash, CD-R, etc.
(The software is compatible with JPEG images and WAVE sound files.)
b Operating Environment
b Internet Option Settings
Environment to be used
• CPU: Pentium® IV (2 GHz) or higher
• RAM: 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended)
• Compatible OS: Windows 2000/XP
• Compatible machines: PC/AT machines operating with the
above OS
• Display: Color (SVGA more than 65536 colors)
• Audio: Sound card and speakers compatible with DirectX
• Available languages: English or Japanese
Once the "DVR Viewer2" is fully installed, select Internet Explorer,
[Tools] → [Internet Options] → [Security].
If you click the [Custom Level] in the [Security] setting screen, the
[Security Settings] dialog pops up. Enable the "ActiveX controls
plug-ins".
b Running and Quitting Viewer
1 Running DVR Viewer2.
To run Viewer, double click the shortcut icon on the desktop or
choose [Program] → [SANYO] → [DVR Viewer2] from the start
menu.
b Installing the Viewer Software
Follow the procedure below to install the software before using it.
1 Insert the included CD-ROM in the computer CD-ROM
drive.
Or, uncompress the downloaded "DVR Viewer2".
You can download the most recent version of the
software from our homepage.
Homepage address
http://www.sanyosecurity.com
2 Double click the installer icon.
The installer runs.
3 Select the language to be used for install and the install
destination following the instructions of the installer.
The software starts installing.
2 To quit Viewer.
To quit Viewer, click [Exit] from the file menu or click the (
button situated in the top-right corner of the screen.
4 Click [Finish] once the install is complete.
Once the "DVR Viewer2" is fully installed, a shortcut icon
appears on the desktop.
)
When writing data from the DVR onto a CompactFlash
card or a CD-R/RW, "DVR Viewer2" is copied to the
save destination.
If an earlier version of Viewer software is installed
on the computer, before installing the present
software, uninstall the earlier version using [Add or
Remove Programs] under the control panel.
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DVR Viewer2
b Structure of the Screen and the Function of each Section
Running the Viewer software will result in the initial screen of the Viewer being displayed.
1
2
3
4
Initial screen
2 Toolbar
Frequently used command bars are deployed.
1 Menu bar
This is the basic menu of the Viewer software. Click each menu
to display the breakdown of each command.
1
2
1 2 3
5
3
1
2
3
4
5
1 File menu
Open:
The [Open] dialog is displayed.
Save:
To save playback still images.
Print:
To print playback still images.
Title Input:
To display the dialog that allows you to input the title of the
print image.
Exit:
To quit the Viewer software.
To display the [Open] dialog.
To save playback still images.
To print playback still images.
To switch the display pattern of the screen (1/4/9/16 screen).
To display the version of the Viewer software.
3 Viewer screen
The images of the loaded image files are displayed.
Right clicking on the screen will display the context menu, which
allows you to select the display pattern of the screen (1/4/9/16
screen) and the display channel.
4 Viewer operating panel
It operates the playback of the images that are displayed on the
Viewer screen. (Refer to P40)
2 View menu
Toolbar:
To show/hide the toolbar.
Status bar:
To show/hide the status bar.
Camera Title:
To show/hide the camera title.
Date Display Format:
To set the date display format. (Refer to P41)
Time Display Position:
You can position the date and time display (top-right/
bottom-right/bottom-left/top-left) on the playback images.
Image:
To specify the display pattern of the screen (1/4/9/16 screen).
(Refer to P39)
3 Help
To display the version of the Viewer software.
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b Opening Iimage Files
The image files are not displayed when the Viewer Software is run. Specify and open the playback file through the procedure below.
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Click
2
Click
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in the toolbar.
Or, click "Open" in the file menu.
The [Open] dialog is displayed.
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Verify the displayed folder and click [OK].
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Screen display
The image file loads.
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The [Browse for Folder] dialog is displayed.
The first image of the loaded file is initially displayed on full
screen.
Specify the folder in which the images are saved
and click [OK].
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The folder specified in the [Open] dialog is displayed.
Refer to the appropriate pages for details about the
operations of the Viewer Screen.
• Switching the display pattern (1/4/9/16 screen) of the
playback images (Refer to P39)
• Selecting the channels displayed on each screen
(Refer to P39)
• Operating panel functions (Refer to P40)
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b Switching the Display Pattern of the Screen
b Selecting the Channel Displayed on the Screen
The image display pattern can be selected from 4 patterns: full
screen, quad screen, 9 screen, 16 screen using the toolbar button.
Right clicking the Viewer screen will display the context menu.
Clicking the channel you want to display within the context menu
will switch the channel display.
When using the quad screen, the number of the channels being
viewed is displayed in [Channel] of the operating panel.
Toolbar
Example: Displaying channel number 10 in the top right
screen
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Channel display of the displayed image
Quad screen
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(Context Menu)
• The channel being currently displayed is checked on
the specified channel.
Unchecking a channel results in the images of that
channel not being displayed but at least one image
display is necessary for each screen pattern, therefore
all the images on the screen cannot be turned off.
• The channel number of the image data that is not being
saved is not displayed in the context menu.
• Multiple channels cannot be selected.
• The images of each channel are played back
correspondingly.
Even when switching the displayed channel, if there is
no image data at the current point of playback, no
images will be displayed.
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9 screen
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16 screen
• The display pattern can also be selected from the menu
bar or from the context menu displayed on the screen.
• On the 4/9/16 screen, double clicking on a specific
image will display it on full screen.
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b Functions of the Viewer Operating Panel
The audio and image functions of the Viewer screen can be operated.
(Viewer Operating Panel)
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4 Audio adjusting section
Allows you to turn on/off and adjust the volume of the audio
playback when a playback file contains audio data.
1 Playback slide bar
The time stamp (recording date and time) of the start and stop
point of the playback file are displayed at both ends of the slide
bar.
Sliding the slide bar knob allows you to move the playback
point.
• Clicking the knob or sliding the knob while clicking it
displays the number of the image of the video being
displayed, on the cursor.
• Clicking a position that differs from the current
playback point using the slide bar will move the
playback point by one percent of the total number of
images.
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2
1 Clicking the button turns the audio playback on and off.
Switch while the playback is stopped.
2 Sliding the knob allows you to adjust the audio volume to 10
levels.
5 Channel display
The number of the playback channel of the images being
displayed is shown on full screen and quad screen.
2 Operating buttons
Buttons that can be selected are black, buttons that are
currently in function are green.
6 Time and date display
The time stamp (recording date and time) of the images being
viewed is displayed.
: Rewinds to the previous image when the image is on
pause.
: Pauses the playback.
7 Image number display
The number of the "current image and the total number of
images" is displayed.
: Forwards to the next image when the image is on pause.
: If the slide bar knob is positioned to the right of the start
point, the video can be played in reverse.
: If the slide bar knob is positioned to the left of the stop
point, the video can be played in sequence.
3 Playback speed adjusting section (Initial setting: 3)
Allows you to adjust the playback speed to 10 levels by sliding
the slide bar knob.
• Set the playback speed while playback is
stopped.
• When playing back audio, audio is played back at
the rate at which it was recorded regardless of
the [Playback Speed] set.
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b Saving and Printing Images
b Setting the Date and Time Display Format
To save or print the image currently being displayed, switch to
"Full screen display" and perform the following operations.
Clicking the "Date Display Format" will display the [Date Display
Format] dialog. Set the format and delimiter and click [Apply] and
then [OK].
Saving images
Click
in the toolbar or "Save" in the File menu.
The save dialog appears.
Specify the destination folder and file and click [OK]. The image on
the Viewer screen is saved.
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Printing Images
2
Click
in the toolbar or click "Print" in the File menu.
The print dialog appears.
Set the printing conditions and click [OK]. The image on the
Viewer screen is printed full size.
1 Display format
To set the date display format.
Selections:
• MM/dd/yyyy (Month/Day/Year)
• dd/MM/yyyy (Day/Month/Year)
• yyyy/MM/dd (Year/Month/Day)
Displaying a Title on the Image that is Printed
2 Delimiter
Click "Title Input" in the File menu.
The "Title Input" dialog appears. Type the title to be printed in the
input box and click [OK]. The title is displayed at the bottom of the
image when it is printed.
Selections: / (Slash), - (Hyphen), . (Period)
The ten most recent input titles are saved which allows
you to choose a title using the pull down menu.
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