Q-See qr404-411 Installation guide

Quick Installation Guide
4 Channel H.264 Compression DVR with
(CIF) Real-Time Recording and
4 Color CMOS Camera Kits
MODEL QR404-411
Q-SEE QUICK INSTALLATION GUIDE
MODEL NUMBER QR404-411
PART 1 - PACKAGE CONTENTS:
4 - Color CMOS Cameras with Stands
User’s
Manual
QR404 DVR
(4) QSM1424C (6mm Lens)
(4) QSM1424W (3.6mm Lens)
Pre-Installed
Hard Drive
Power Supply
for DVR
Power Supply &
4 -Way Splitter
For Cameras
Camera Cables
(4 Included)
BNC (M) - RCA (F)
Adapters
(2 Included)
Ethernet
Cable
USB 2.0
Mouse
Remote
Control
Software
CD
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PART 2 - DVR CAMERA AND POWER CONNECTIONS
Please note that it is STRONGLY recommended to use a surge protector that is UL-1449 rated.
Look for a clamping voltage of 330 or lower, a Joule rating of at least 400 and a response time of
10 nanoseconds or less.
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PART 4 - CONNECTING THE DVR TO YOUR TV
1. Plug the BNC to RCA adapter in to Video Out port then connect the RCA cable (not included) to the DVR.
2. Connect the other end of the RCA cable to the Video Input on the TV if you are using a television screen.
3. If you are using a PC monitor, plug the VGA cable (not included) to the VGA port on the DVR.
4. Connect the other end of the VGA cable to the monitor.
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PART 5 - DVR CONTROLS: FRONT PANEL
Item
Number
Button Name
1
POWER INDICATOR
2
IR Receiver
3
HDD
Symbol
Function
If the “Green” Indicator Light is on, the System is Getting Power
Receives Signal from Remote Control
When the “Red” Indicator Light Flashes, it Means the Hard Drive is Being Read or Written to
CH 1 CH2
4
Select Single Channel Display
CH3 CH4
5
QUAD
Display all Cameras in Live Display or Playback Mode
6
REW

Move Left/Reverse
7
PAUSE

Pause/Play Frame by Frame, Dwell Time (Sequential Channel Switch) During Single Camera Display
8
PLAY

Play Recorded Video
9
FWD

Move Right/Play Forward
10
STOP

Stop Playback/Stop Manual Recording
11
REC
12
MENU/ESC

Enter Main Menu or Exit Menu
13
UP

Move Up
14
SEL/EDIT

Select Key/Edit
15
DOWN

Move Down
16
PTZ
Start Manual Recording
Enter PTZ Control Mode
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PART 6 - ACCESSING THE DVR MENUS
Choose MENU by right clicking on the mouse or by pushing the MENU button
on the DVR front panel or remote control.
The Main Menu offers the following Setup Features:
CAMERA: Setup name display, position, image view, and record quality of each
channel (cameras).
RECORD: Enable recording & audio, set resolution & quality, recording mode
and file size.
NETWORK: Setup Network access (Remote Internet Monitoring).
SEARCH: Find files for playback and backup.
DEVICES: Manage & Format hard drive and USB devices, setup alarms, PTZ
cameras, mobile phone access and motion detection.
SYSTEM: Setup time, date, password, and video mode.
PART 7 - SETTING UP CAMERAS FOR VIEWING AND RECORDING
From the Main menu, select CAMERA. Here you can setup the name display
(up to 8 characters) and position of each channel (cameras). Select COLOR
SETUP to adjust the image brightness, saturation, contrast and hue settings
for each channel (camera). You can also choose whether each channel can be
previewed in LIVE MODE and/or RECORDING MODE.
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PART 8 - TO START RECORDING
This System offers 3 modes for recording:
1. Manual 2. Time Schedule 3. Motion Detection.
From the main menu, select RECORD to enter into the Record Setup
menu (shown at right).
CHANNEL: “ON” enables video to record from the respective camera. If
the channel is set to “OFF”, video from that channel will not record.
RESOLUTION: D1=704x480, HD1=704x240, CIF=352x240
QUALITY: Best, Good, Normal
Using higher resolution and quality settings results in better video quality, but takes up more space on the hard drive.
Choosing lower settings result in lower video quality, but takes up less space on the hard drive.
AUDIO: If audio is ENABLED sound will be recorded with the video from the channels, and will have audio output in
playback mode. If audio is DISABLED, sound will not record, and there will be no audio output in playback mode
(Audio cameras or a microphone is required to record the sound).
REC MODE: Sets DVR to record on Manual, Motion Detection, and Time Schedule Recording (detailed instructions
below).
PACK TIME: Choose the time length of all recorded files: 15, 30, 45, 60 min.
(Max = 60 min)
Grid Explanation:
Red = Alarm (motion detection) recording
Green = General (time schedule) recording
Transparent = No recording
Blue = The channel and date selected.
Manual Recording:
From the Record Setup screen set the Rec Mode to “ALWAYS”. Your DVR will continuously record and separate files will be
created with the Pack Time intervals you selected.
Time Schedule Recording:
From the Record Setup screen, set the Rec Mode to “TIME SCHEDULE RECORD” and click “SCHEDULE” in green. This
will display the Schedule menu (see below image). Select the channels (cameras) that you wish to record on a
schedule. The options are: All, CH-1, CH-2, CH-3, and CH-4 respectively. The channel you select will be highlighted in
“Blue”, and the unselected channels will be “Grey. Click on the green GENERAL option box then click on the boxes for
the days and times that you want to record using this option on the timeline. You can use the [From – To] pull-down
menus and COPY button to copy settings from one day to another day, or all days. Your DVR will record on it’s Time
Schedule, and separate files with the Pack Time Interval you selected. Click APPLY to activate your customized
schedule, and then reboot the DVR.
You can also click on the DEFAULT button to use the system defaults. The system default settings are:
Hr 01:00 am-07:59 am : No recording
Hr 08:00 am-18:59 pm : General recording (Time Schedule)
Hr 19:00 pm- 00:59 am : Alarm recording (Motion Detection)
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Motion Detection Recording:
From the Record Setup screen, set the Rec Mode to “TIME SCHEDULE RECORD” and click “SCHEDULE” in green. This will
display the Schedule menu (See picture above). The options are: All, CH-1, CH-2, CH-3, and CH-4 respectively. The
channel you select will be highlighted in “Blue”, and the unselected channels will be “Grey. Click on the red ALARM
option box then click on the boxes for the days and times that you want to record using this option on the timeline. You
can use the [From – To] pull-down menus and COPY button to copy settings from one day to another day, or all days.
Your DVR will record on Motion Detection. Click APPLY to activate your customized schedule, and then go to the Devices
option (red box in first below picture) and select the Motion Option (red box in second picture below), which will display
the Motion Detect Box.
The Motion detection Menu has three sections, including
Channel Status, Sensitivity and Motion area.
STATUS: This option allows you enable motion detection on
any channel.
SENSITIVITY: This option allows you to set sensitivity level
of motion detection from 1 to 4, with 4 being the highest.
Next, click on the MD AREA SETUP button, which will display the picture on
the left. This option allows you to select the area you want to be sensitive
to motion. The area in red is sensitive to motion. You can set this area by
using the mouse or REV, FWD, and SEL keys on the front panel. Once you
have set the area, right click with the mouse or push the ESC key to save
the setting. After you have set all of the cameras, click on the Apply button
to save the settings.
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PART 9 - SETTING UP THE DVR TO PLAYBACK
Searched Playback:
From the Main Menu select SEARCH to display the Video Search
Menu shown to the right. If you input a specific date and click
Search, you will find all the recordings for that day. When you select
an item, you will playback the recordings in 4 channel mode; or, click
[File list] button to display File list interface, where you can playback
or backup the file you selected. See File List heading below.
In the playback window you can play video Forward at 2x, 4x, and 8x speeds, Slow play at 1/2x, 1/4x, and 1/8x, or normal
play, pause and play frame by frame using the playback control bar, and adjust volume by clicking or sliding tune control
bar. When playback has finished, system will return to previous menu.
File List:
On the Video search menu mode, click File list to display the submenu shown in the picture on the left.
This option will allow you to view all of the available files by channel
and type (all, normal, or alarm).
You can select a file and push the SEL button to playback the file, or
use the FWD button and down button to select the backup option and
backup the recorded file you selected. You can also put a checkmark
in the BAK box at the end of multiple files if you want to backup more
than one file. See section 5.2.4 Search Recordings in the User Manual
for more information on using the File List option.
PART 10 - BACKING UP THE VIDEO ON THE DVR
Attach a USB flash drive or USB hard drive to the USB backup port and follow the instructions in Part 8 to go to the File List
in the Search menu.
If you want to backup a single recorded file from the file list, from the File List dialog box pictured above, select the file you
wish to back up by placing a check mark in the accompanying green box and hit the [BACKUP] button on the right of the
screen. You will then receive a pop up screen as illustrated in Picture 22 showing you the progression of your backup. Once
backup is complete, you will then receive a pop up message informing you that you have backed up your files successfully
(see picture below). Note that all files will be in an H264 format that can be converted to AVI using the Multi Player
program that comes with the DVR or through the net-viewer program. Once converted, you can then view these files
through any program that supports an AVI format.
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Questions or Comments?
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Customer Service:
DPS, Inc.
8015 E. Crystal Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92807
Phone: 877-998-3440 x 538
Email: cs@dpsi-usa.com
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REVISED 4/16/2010
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