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Operating Instructions
PC Software Package
WV-ASM200
WV-ASM200E
Model No.
Extension Software
WV-ASE201
WV-ASE201E
Model No.
Before attempting to connect or operate this product,
please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.
The model number is abbreviated in some descriptions in this manual.
CONTENTS
Search...................................................................... 63
Search recording event........................................ 63
Search for times and dates of motioncontaining images................................................ 65
Play from the search results..................................... 67
Play recorded images from the
search result list................................................... 67
Play recorded images using the
"Search" panel..................................................... 68
Save recorded images.............................................. 69
Download recorded images................................. 69
Save as a JPEG file.............................................. 72
Print.......................................................................... 74
Display/edit text information.................................... 75
Convert a file to the standard format....................... 76
Viewer software........................................................ 78
Install the viewer software.................................... 78
Uninstall the viewer software............................... 79
How to use the viewer software (ND_Viewer)...... 79
Alarm/event notification and
management of logs................................................. 83
Alarm/event notification window.......................... 83
Alarm notification message window.................... 84
Alarm mode of the live window............................ 86
"Alarm log" panel................................................. 90
"Device error log" panel....................................... 91
"Network error log" panel..................................... 92
Troubleshooting........................................................ 93
Displayed messages and solutions........................ 100
Operation using the system controller................... 104
Preface....................................................................... 3
Software configuration........................................... 3
System configuration............................................. 3
System specifications............................................ 4
Compatible devices................................................ 5
Features................................................................. 6
Standard accessories............................................. 7
About the user manuals......................................... 7
Trademarks and registered trademarks................. 7
Abbreviations......................................................... 8
Document convention............................................ 8
Restrictions when operating MPEG-4 or H.264
images.................................................................. 10
Operation flow.......................................................... 12
Start/exit the operation software.............................. 13
Start the operation software................................. 13
Exit the operation software.................................. 15
User management.................................................... 16
About the user level setting.................................. 16
Password’s validation period............................... 17
User switch........................................................... 18
Operation window.................................................... 19
Function panel...................................................... 24
Layout of the operation window........................... 25
Pop-up menu....................................................... 26
Information display area....................................... 27
Camera operation panel....................................... 27
Playback operation panel..................................... 29
SD operation panel............................................... 31
Search window..................................................... 32
Alarm/event notification message........................ 34
License registration message............................... 35
Outline of the multi-monitor function....................... 36
Live window......................................................... 37
Map window......................................................... 39
Monitor live images.................................................. 40
Confirm the registered devices............................ 40
Monitor images from the selected camera.......... 44
Display images from the cameras registered
as a group (group display).................................... 46
Display images from the cameras registered
as a group sequentially (sequence display)......... 47
Switch the pattern of the screen.............................. 49
Switch the screen pattern from 16-screen........... 49
Operate using the multi-monitor function................ 51
Operate the operation window............................. 51
Operate the live window....................................... 52
Operate the map window..................................... 52
Operate the cameras................................................ 54
Operation of SD memory card................................. 55
Download recorded images................................. 55
Playback................................................................... 58
Play images using the "Quick playback" panel........ 60
Start/stop recording manually.................................. 62
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Preface
The PC Software Package WV-ASM200 (hereinafter this software) is designed for integrated management of
multiple Panasonic network disk recorders and digital disk recorders (hereinafter recorders), network interface
unit (hereinafter encoders) and network cameras (hereinafter cameras) connected to a network such as a LAN
or the Internet, and runs on the Microsoft® Windows® operating system.
Refer to the "Compatible devices" section (+ page 5) for the devices compatible with this software.
By using this software on a personal computer (hereinafter PC) via a network, it is possible to display live
images of the cameras, to play images stored on the recorder, and to download image files to the hard disk
drive of the PC.
Software configuration
This software consists of the following 3 applications:
Setup software:
The settings required to run the operation software can be configured
and managed with this software.
Operation software:
Displaying live images, playback, downloading, searching for images
stored on the recorder, and controlling of the camera is available using
this software.
Service software:
Reception of Panasonic alarm protocol and auto deletion of the operation
log will be carried out by this software.
This is the resident application (in the system tray). Once the PC is turned
on, the service software runs in the background of the PC.
System configuration
Network camera
†1
Network disk
recorder
Network camera
Digital Disk Recorder WJ-HD616
Digital disk
recorder
Network disk
recorder
Network
Network Video Encoder
WJ-GXE500
Network camera
Network Video Encoder
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PC in which the
software is installed
System controller†2
†1: When the system is configured as "System A" in the illustration above, live images from the cameras connected to the recorder can directly be monitored with this software, not through the recorder.
To monitor live images directly from the cameras with this software, the following are necessary.
• Register cameras in the recorder.
• The recorder should be used with a single port.
†2: The system controller is optional.
Important:
• Do not use cross cables to connect the PC and each device.
• When connecting multiple system controllers, operation of this software is not guaranteed.
System specifications
• Recorder registration:
• Encoder registration:
• Camera registration:
• User registration:
• User levels:
• Group registration:
• Sequence registration:
• Map registration:
Up to 100 recorders
Up to 64 encoders
Up to 256 cameras
Up to 32 users
5 levels
Up to 400 groups
Up to 10 sequences (Up to 64 steps can be registered for a sequence)
Up to 100 maps (Up to 64 cameras can be assigned on a map, up to 20
registered maps can be used.) (The file size shall be less than 10 MB.
Available file type is JPEG and BMP.)
• Number of the alarm logs that can be stored:
Up to 30000 logs (Up to 1000 logs can be displayed)
• Number of the device error logs that can be stored: Up to 1000 logs (Up to 1000 logs can be displayed)
• Number of the network error logs that can be stored: Up to 1000 logs (Up to 1000 logs can be displayed)
• Number of the system logs that can be stored:
Up to 1000 logs (Up to 1000 logs can be displayed)
• Number of the operation logs that can be stored:
Up to 100000 logs (Up to 1000 logs can be displayed)
• Number of search results that can be displayed:
Up to 1000 logs search results (Up to 200 results for
VMD search)
Note:
• Number of PCs that can concurrently access a single recorder differs depending on choosing whether or
not to use "Live window" and the model of the recorder in use.
Recorder
ND300
ND200
HD300†3
ND400
HD600
NV200
†1:When displaying images on a 16-screen or
9-screen, only a single PC can access.
†2:When displaying images on a 16-screen, 2 PCs
can access.
†3:Under the following conditions, connection to the
recorder may be interrupted and a black screen
may be displayed.
• Event recording and sequence are being operated.
• The total live rate for each HD300 is 15 ips or
more
Refer to "WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions" for
how to configure the settings for the live rate
for HD300.
Use of "Live window"
Yes
No
4
6
2
4
2†1
3†2
8
16
4
8
1
1
• When exceeding the maximum number of concurrent access due to an increase in the number of accesses
using web browsers or FTP accesses, connection to the recorder may be interrupted and a black screen
may be displayed.
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Compatible devices
The following devices are compatible with this software.
Important:
• Some functions may not work depending on the firmware version of the compatible device.
Contact your dealer for further information.
Note:
• Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder in use for the cameras that can be connected to the recorder in use.
Compatible recorders
Model Nos.
WJ-ND300
Appears in this document as
Version
Compression
ND300
5.20 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
H.264
WJ-ND200
ND200
3.30 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
H.264
WJ-HD309A
WJ-HD316A
HD300
3.44 or later
Model-specific
WJ-ND400
ND400
2.20 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
H.264
WJ-HD616K
WJ-HD716K
HD600
2.06 or later
H.264
WJ-NV200K
NV200
1.04 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
H.264
WJ-ND300A
Compatible encoder
Model Nos.
Appears in this document as
Version
Compression
WJ-NT304
NT304
1.32 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
WJ-NT314
NT314
1.32 or later
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
WJ-GXE500
GXE500
1.30 or later
H.264
MPEG-4
M-JPEG
Compatible cameras
Refer to the Readme.txt on the provided CD-ROM.
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Features
Important:
• To use the following functions, it is necessary to add the license for the Extension Software WV-ASE201
(option).
• Live window
• Map window
• Control using the System Controller WV-CU950
Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information about how to add the license for
the Extension Software.
Remote operation of devices
It is possible to operate the recorder, encoder and cameras via a network using this software. When operating
the recorder via a network, displaying live images, playback of recorded images, camera operation, status indication, searching, etc. are available.
Refer to the following chapters for further information.
"Monitor live images" (+ page 40)
"Operate the cameras" (+ page 54)
"Playback" (+ page 58)
"Status bar” (+ page 21)
"Search" (+ page 63)
Multi-monitor function
The multi-monitor function using up to three PC monitors is available, and it makes possible to display the
operation window, the live window and map window simultaneously.
Refer to the "Download recorded images" (+ page 69) for further information.
To use the multi-monitor function, it is necessary to add the license for the Extension Software WV-ASE201.
Image download
It is possible to download recorded images by designating the time range and the target recorders or cameras.
Refer to the "Download recorded images" section (+ page 55) for further information.
Alarm/event notification and management of logs
• Alarm notification: The alarm description will be displayed in a pop-up window (alarm notification window)
on the operation window when an alarm occurrence is notified from the recorder. The alarm description will
also be displayed as a log in the alarm log panel.
• Event notification: The error description will be displayed in a pop-up window (error notification window)
on the operation window upon a recorder error occurrence or upon a network error occurrence. The error
description will also be displayed as a log in the device error log panel or in the network error log panel.
• Management of logs: Each time an alarm or an error occurred, a log will be filed automatically. Logs can
be checked in the log panels (alarm log panel, device error log panel and network error log panel) by log
type (alarm log, device error log and network error log) respectively.
When a log displayed in the log panel is clicked, playback of the respective recorded images will start.
Refer to the "Alarm/event notification and management of logs" section (+ page 83) for further information
about the management of logs.
Security
It is possible to enhance security by using the user authentication function (requires entering a user name and
password). This software manages the administrator (who can administrate this software) and the registered
users (who can operate this software except configurations).
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It is also possible to restrict operable functions by applying the user level to each registered user.
Refer to the "User management" section (+ page 16) for further information about the user management.
Important:
• Check if the model in use is compatible with each function.
Contact your dealer for further information.
Standard accessories
CD-ROM........................................................... 1 pc.
Installation guide.............................................. 1 pc.
Activation Key Card.......................................... 1 pc.
Important:
• The provided CD-ROM contains the installer of this software, the operating instructions (PDF), the setup instructions (PDF) and the Readme.txt.
Prior to installation, read the Readme.txt.
• This software will not work if the license is not registered. After installing the software on the PC in use, register the license.
About the user manuals
There are two PDF manuals (the operating instructions and the setup instructions) and the installation guide
(leaflet).
This PDF manual contains descriptions for the registered users such as descriptions about the functions of the
operation software and of how to operate the operation window.
Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for descriptions of how to install this software and about the
required preliminary settings before starting running this software.
"WV-ASE201" shown in the instructions and illustrations used in this manual indicates the WV-ASE201,
WV-ASE201E.
The descriptions in the following pages are based on the assumption that Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional
runs on a PC.
Operation windows may not be the same as those appearing on the pages when a different OS is used or different settings are applied.
When using other OS, refer to the operating instructions of the respective OS.
Trademarks and registered trademarks
• Adobe, Acrobat Reader and Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
• Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, Internet Explorer, Active X and DirectX are either registered trademarks
or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
• Microsoft product screen shot(s) reprinted with permission from Microsoft Corporation.
• Intel and Intel Core are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and
other countries.
• All other trademarks identified herein are the property of their respective owners.
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Abbreviations
These are descriptions of the basic terms used in these operating instructions.
• Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business SP2 (32-bit) and Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business SP2 (64-bit) are
described as Windows Vista.
• Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional SP1 (32-bit) and Microsoft® Windows® 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) are
described as Windows 7.
Document convention
These are descriptions of the basic terms used in these operating instructions.
Administrator
Group display
Indicates a person responsible for management and
operation of this software.
Images from cameras can be registered as a group
and displayed by groups.
User
Sequence
Indicates a person who operates this software. Each
user should be defined as an administrator or a registered user in this software. Only a user who is registered as an administrator can configure and maintain
this software.
Images of each registered group can be displayed
sequentially in the order determined in advance.
The sequence function of this software is available
only for live image display.
EL-zoom
Recorder
Indicates the zoom function available when displaying
live or recorded images.
While the zoom function of the camera enlarges
images using the zoom lens of the camera, the
EL-zoom function enlarges images by processing
images on this software.
Clicking a point in the EL-zoomed image moves the
displayed EL-zoomed image by positioning the
clicked point as the center point.
Indicates Panasonic network disk recorders or digital
disk recorders.
Refer to the "Compatible devices" section (+ page 5)
for the recorders compatible with this software.
Encoder
Indicates Panasonic network interface unit.
Refer to the "Compatible devices" section (+ page 5)
for the recorders compatible with this software.
Camera operation
Fixed camera
Indicates the operations of the camera connected,
such as panning/tilting, zooming, focusing, starting
the preset function (move to the preset position),
starting the selected auto mode function, brightness
adjustment, preset registration and AUX control.
Indicates cameras without the panning and tilting
functions.
PTZ camera
Indicates cameras featuring the panning, tilting and
zooming functions.
Network playback
Recorded images on the recorder can be played via a
network.
Live image
Indicates live images from the camera.
Manual recording
Indicates recording that is performed by clicking the
[REC START] button and the [REC STOP] button.
Direct image reception
Indicates that image reception directly from a camera
registered in the network disk recorder, not through
the recorder.
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Download
Network load will be reduced comparing with the
method that obtains JPEG images independently
from the camera. However, the transmission rate will
fluctuate depending on the state of the camera.
Some cameras phrase this video codec as just
"JPEG".
Indicates file (recorded image on the recorder) transfer from the recorder to a PC using the FTP function.
AVMD information
Indicates alarm information relating to a moving
object including an object that is left on or taken away
from a scene.
When "ON" is selected for "Display AVMD information", it is possible to display a frame border or a
trace on the screen upon the alarm detection.
Check if the model in use is compatible with this
function.
For further information about AVMD, refer to the operating instructions of the model compatible with
AVMD.
REC event
Indicates the reason (an event or an operation) why
the recording started.
The recording event will be described as follows.
Manual, schedule, emergency, site alarm, terminal
alarm, command alarm, VMD, video loss, SD memory
backup
SD memory recording (SD memory data)
Indicates the function featured in some Panasonic’s
cameras that transfers images saved on the SD memory card on the camera to the recorder.
Recorded images transferred to the recorder are
described as "SD memory data" in these operating
instructions.
The recording time of SD memory data will be displayed based on the clock of the camera.
Image file
Indicates downloaded recorded image from the
recorder.
File playback
Indicates playback of image files using the viewer
software.
Setup software
Notification function using the Panasonic
alarm protocol
Indicates the application used to configure the settings required to run the operation software.
Indicates the function that uses alarm/event notification transmitted from the device using Panasonic
alarm protocol.
Operation software
Indicates the application used for displaying live
images of the recorders, encoders and cameras,
playback, downloading, searching for images stored
on the recorder, and controlling the camera.
Application log
Indicates logs filed each time when this software
obtains information about an alarm or a device error
occurrence from the recorder, or when an operation
of this software is made, etc.
The application logs are filed as distinct logs; alarm
log, device error log, network error log, system log
and operation log.
Operation window
Indicates the window used to operate all functions
except for configurations of this software.
Live window
Recorder log
Indicates the window used only for the group or
sequence display of live images.
Indicates logs filed each time when a recorder error
or a network error occurred in the recorder.
The recorder logs are generated in the recorder.
The recorder logs are filed as distinct logs; error log,
access log, event log and network log.
Map window
Indicates the window that displays a map with the
registered camera icons.
It is possible to display live images from the desired
camera by clicking the respective camera icon on the
map.
M-JPEG
Indicates a video codec that compresses video fields
from the camera into independent JPEG images
sequentially.
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SD memory download
License
Indicates the function featured in some Panasonic’s
cameras that transfers H.264 video files (mp4 files)
saved on the SD memory card equipped with the
camera to a PC using the FTP function.
Registration is surely required before using this software. Refer to the provided "Activation Key Card" to
obtain and register the "Registration Key". The
obtained "Registration Key" can be used only on the
PC in which the software is installed.
Smooth & fast playback mode
Demo edition
Indicates the mode that can play back all the frames
without skipping when playing back Step 2 and
Step 3.
It is possible to use all the functions of the designated
software for 90 days by registering the license for the
demo edition.
Restrictions when operating MPEG-4 or H.264 images
There are following restrictions for each function when MPEG-4 or H.264 images are used with this software.
Read the following before operating this software.
1. When displaying live images
• Black screen may be displayed for the first few seconds (*) when the following operations are performed
while displaying live images in MPEG-4 or H. 264 format.
• When trying to display live images in MPEG-4 or H. 264 format. (By switching camera channel, etc.)
• When MPEG-4 or H.264 image is enlarged
Example: When "3 seconds" is selected for the refresh interval on the camera, MPEG-4 or H.264 images will
be refreshed in 3 seconds intervals.
• When displaying images whose resolution is SXVGA on a 16-screen, the images will be refreshed according
to the refresh interval*. (All images will be kept displayed for several seconds when the images are displayed
on the 16-screen.)
2. When playing recorded images
• Displayed playback time may be fast for several seconds (*) when the following operations are performed
while playing recorded MPEG-4 or H. 264 images.
• When trying to display playback images in MPEG-4 or H. 264 format. (By switching camera channel,
etc.)
• When MPEG-4 or H.264 image is enlarged
(When operating to enlarge a paused recorded MPEG-4 image, image of several seconds later than the
paused image may be enlarged.)
• When the [PLAY] button is clicked again while playing MPEG-4 or H.264 images
• Playback may be performed in several seconds intervals (*) when the following operations are performed
while playing MPEG-4 or H.264 images.
• Reverse playback
• Fast playback/Fast reverse playback
• Reverse frame playback
Example: When "3 seconds" is selected for the refresh interval on the camera, MPEG-4 or H.264 images will
be played in 3 seconds intervals.
• When two records are played sequentially, the last few frames of the former record and the first few frames
of the next record may be displayed overlapped.
• When the [SKIP] button or the [REV SKIP] button is clicked, a skipped point may be a few seconds later (†)
from a point to be skipped with the selected amount of time or from the first frame of the next record.
• When a black screen is being displayed, the following operations are inoperable.
• Playback/Reverse playback
• Fast playback/Fast reverse playback
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• Frame playback/Reverse frame playback
• Skipping to the next/previous recorded image
• Skipping to the point of the set amount of time forward/backward
• Pause
• When playing images by designating time & date, playback may start from a point several seconds (†) after
the designated time & date. Sometimes, playback may start from the beginning of the next record.
• AVMD information ON/OFF setting is incorporated from the next image.
• When displaying images whose resolution is SXVGA on a 16-screen, the images will be refreshed according
to the refresh interval (†). (All images will be kept displayed for several seconds when the images are displayed on the 16-screen.)
3. When downloading recorded images
Download of recorded images may start from a point several seconds (†) after the designated start time.
Set the time range for download longer than the refresh interval set on the camera.
Important:
• Time (seconds) and intervals with an asterisk (†) differ depending on the refresh interval set on the camera.
(Valid entry range: Differs depending on the model number of the camera.)
• To shorten time lag, set the refresh interval on the camera shorter.
Refer to the operating instructions of the camera for how to configure the refresh interval.
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Operation flow
z
z Refer to the "Start/exit the operation software"
section (☞ page 13) for how to start the operation
software.
Startup of the operation software
➜
x
x Log in to the software.
Login
➜
c
Operation window
When using the multi-monitor function
Monitoring of live images
Live window
Searching for recorded images
Map window
Playback of recorded images
Saving of recorded images
Printing of images
Alarm/error notification
➜
Logout
b
Exit the operation software
User switch
c The operation window will be displayed.
Searching, playback and saving of the displayed
image are available using the menu panel and the
tool bar.
Refer to the "Operation window" section (☞ page
19) for further information.
v Log out of the software when finishing operation.
It is possible to log in to the software again using
another user name (user switch).
Refer to the "User switch" section (☞ page 18) for
further information.
b Exit from the operation software.
➜
v
v
† For frequent users, it is unnecessary to log in at
startup of the software when using the auto login
function.
Only an administrator can configure the settings
for the auto login function.
Note:
• When a message window is displayed by clicking
the button on the window, refer to the "Displayed
messages and solutions" section (☞ page 100)
and follow the instructions.
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Start/exit the operation software
Start the operation software
Important:
• Registration of the license is required before using
this software. This software will not work if the license is not registered.
• Register the license for the software after confirming that the network adapter of the PC is enabled.
• If the license has not been registered using the
setup software, register it by following from step 2
to 5.
Step 3
Enter the "Registration Key" obtained from the Key
Management System.
Step 1
Select "Operation Software" from "start" menu
("Start" - "All Programs" - "Panasonic" "WV-ASM200 Series" - "Operation Software") or double-click the "Operation Software" icon on the desktop to launch the operation software.
Important:
• The "Registration Key" can be used only on a PC
that displays "MPR ID" (used to obtain the key) on
its screen. It cannot be used on other PCs.
Step 4
Click the [Registration] button.
→→ The confirmation window for registration will be
displayed.
→→ The explanation window for registration will be
displayed.
Step 2
After reading the message on the explanation window, click the [Proceed to the registration screen.]
button.
Important:
• It is impossible to register the "Registration Key"
of the extension software (option).
• Be sure to perform the registration procedure on
the PC in use.
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Step 5
Step 7
Click the [OK] button.
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The operation window will be displayed.
Step 6
Enter the registered user name and password.
Only an administrator is registered when operating
the software just after the installation.
Enter "ADMIN" for "User name" and "12345" for
"Password" respectively.
Important:
• It is necessary to close the setup software to start
the operation software.
The operation software will not start unless the
setup software is closed.
• To enhance the security, change the password for
an administrator before running the software.
• It is recommended to change the password for
the administrator periodically. Refer to the descriptions for how to change the password (+
page 17).
Note:
• It is possible to register a user as the auto login
user when the same user name is used each time
to log in to the software. The default setting of
"User authentication" for each registered user is
"ON" (required the user name and password entries). Only an administrator can configure the setting of "User authentication" on the setup software. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions
(PDF) for further information.
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Exit the operation software
Step 1
Select "Exit(X)..." from "File(F)" on the menu bar or
click the [×] button at the top right of the operation
window.
→→ The confirmation window will be displayed.
Step 2
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The operation software will be closed.
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User management
Two types of users, the administrator and the registered users, can be managed with this software.
Only an administrator can configure the settings of this software. When a registered user logged in to the software, only the available menus will be displayed according to the user level setting of this registered user. Only
an administrator can configure the user level setting of the registered users. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup
Instructions (PDF) for how to configure the user level setting.
Important:
• When using this software, apply the user authentication function of this software to manage users even
though the recorders also have the function.
About the user level setting
It is possible to assign the user level to each user to restrict their operable functions. This software can assign
one of five user levels (LV1 – LV5) to every user. When "LV1" is assigned to a user, this user can operate all
functions of the software except configurations. An administrator can determine the operable functions for each
user by assigning the user level "LV2" – "LV5".
The following functions can be restricted according to the user levels.
Default:
Function
LV1
LV2
LV3
LV4
Display the current settings
b
Alarm reset/error reset
b
Print/Save as JPEG file
b
b
File conversion
b
b
Download
b
b
Manual recording
b
Recorder control
b
b
b
Preset position registration
b
b
b
b
Operation of SD memory card
b
b
Camera control
b
b
b
b
Audio (Transmission)
b
b
b
b
Display the alarm log
b
b
b
b
Display the device error log
b
b
b
b
Display the network error log
b
b
b
b
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LV5
Password’s validation period
The password’s validation period can be determined (31 days/92 days/184 days) by an administrator.
When trying to log in after the set period passed, the message window saying "Please change the password."
will be displayed.
When this software is being operated without changing the password, the following message window saying "Please change the ADMIN password." will be displayed.
Note:
• Even when the validation period has passed, the
password will be authorized. However, this message window will be displayed each time the user
tries to log in.
Change the password
To enhance the security, change the password when this message window is displayed.
Step 1
n Enter the new password again to confirm.
Click the [OK] button on the message window.
The "Change password" window will be displayed.
Enter the new password again. Enter the same password.
The entered password will be displayed as "*".
n [OK] button
Click this button to apply and save the new password. (The window will close.) The [OK] button cannot
be clicked unless all entries are completed.
n [Cancel] button
Click this button to cancel the entries. (The window
will close.)
n Current password
Step 2
Enter the current password.
The entered password will be displayed as "*".
Complete all of the entry fields on the "Change password" window, and then click the [OK] button.
The new password will be applied and saved.
n New password
Enter the new password. The entered password will
be displayed as "*".
Enter up to 4 - 8 alphanumeric characters.
Important:
• Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF)
for how to change the password of the administrator.
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User switch
It is possible to switch users.
Step 1
Step 4
Select "Logout(L)..." under "File(F)" on the menu bar
or double-click the [Logout] icon on the tool bar.
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The operation window will be displayed.
→→ The confirmation window will be displayed.
Step 2
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The "Login" window will be displayed.
Step 3
Enter the registered user name and password.
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Operation window
The operation window will be displayed when logged in to the operation software. The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the operation window.
Menu bar
Tool bar
Status bar
Information display area
Function panel
Operation panel
n Menu bar
n Function panel
The menu items are located on the menu bar. Refer
to the descriptions about the "Menu bar" (+ page 20)
for further information.
The function panel is provided on the left of the operation window. When the desired function bar on the
function panel is clicked, the respective function
panel will be displayed. Refer to the "Function panel"
section (+ page 24) for further information.
n Tool bar
The shortcut icons of the menu items are located on
the tool bar. Refer to the descriptions about the "Tool
bar" (+ page 20) for further information.
n Image display area
Images will be displayed on the selected screen type
(1/4/9/16-screen). The screen type can be changed
simply by clicking the shortcut icons on the tool bar.
When right-clicking on this area, the pop-up menu
will be displayed. (Selection from the displayed popup menu is available only when right-clicking on a
1-screen.) Refer to the descriptions about the pop-up
menu (+ page 26) for further information.
The descriptions of the alarm/error will be displayed
in a pop-up window (notification window) on the
operation window upon an alarm/error occurrence.
Refer to the descriptions about the alarm/event notification window (+ page 83) for further information.
n Status bar
The following statuses will be displayed on the status
bar.
• Display status (live/playback/SD memory data) of
the images currently being displayed
• Playback speed of the images currently being
played
• Recorder (encoder) title/camera title
• Recorder status (recording/copying/deleting of
data)
• Alarm occurrence/error occurrence
• Presence or absence of SD memory data in the
SD memory card of the camera
• Time & date
n Information display area
Information of the images currently displayed, such
as time & date, camera title and the recording status,
will be displayed in this area.
Refer to the "Information display area" section (+
page 27) for further information.
Refer to the descriptions about the "Status bar" (+
page 21) for further information.
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n Operation panel
The cameras and recorders are operable with this
panel. Refer to the description about the "Camera
operation panel" (+ page 27) and about the
"Playback operation panel" (+ page 29) for further
information.
Menu bar
Note:
• Only the compatible model with the AVMD can
display AVMD information.
• AVMD information can be displayed only when
displaying images on a 1-screen.
• AVMD information will not be displayed when displaying images (MPEG-4) via ND200 or ND300.
n File(F)
Contains the following menus; "Save as JPEG file",
"Print", "File conversion", "Logout" and "Exit".
Note:
• "Save as JPEG file" and "Print" are also available
from the pop-up menu displayed by right-clicking.
n Search(S)
n View(V)
Contains the shortcut menu to open the "Search"
window.
Contains the following menus; "Function panel",
"Operation panel", "Camera/time & date", "Display
AVMD information", "Camera selection", "Number of
area", "Full screen", "Live window" and "Map window".
n Help(H)
It is possible to indicate the version information and
license registration information.
Tool bar
The following are the descriptions of icons located from the left to the right.
n [Save as JPEG file] icon
n [Display images on 1-screen] icon
Click this icon to save the image currently being displayed as a JPEG file.
When the device tree or the camera icon on the map
is clicked, a live image on a 1-screen will be displayed.
n [Print] icon
n [Display images on the selected area] icon
Click this icon to print the image currently being displayed.
n [Logout] icon
When the device tree or the camera icon on the map
is clicked, live images will be displayed in the
selected frame.
Click this icon to log out of the software. The login
window will be displayed when this icon is clicked.
n [1] icon
Click this icon to display images on a 1-screen.
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n [4A] icon
n [16] icon
Click this icon to display images using 4 areas at the
upper left of a 16-screen.
Click this icon to make the image display area into a
16-screen.
n [4B] icon
n [Full screen] icon
Click this icon to display images using 4 areas at the
upper right of a 16-screen.
Click this icon to display the image currently being
displayed on a full screen.
n [4C] icon
n [Search] icon
Click this icon to display images using 4 areas at the
lower left of a 16-screen.
Click this icon to display the "Search" window.
Refer to the descriptions about the "Search window"
(+ page 32) for further information.
n [4D] icon
n [File conversion] icon
Click this icon to display images using 4 areas at the
lower right of a 16-screen.
Click this icon to display the window to convert an
n3r file into an mp4 file. Refer to the "Convert a file to
the standard format" section (+ page 76) for further
information.
n [9] icon
Click this icon to display images using 9 areas at the
upper left of a 16-screen.
Status bar
Important:
• Check if the model in use is compatible with each function.
n Recorder title/camera title
n [ERR] button
Source (recorder (encoder) title and the camera title)
of the image currently being displayed will be displayed in this area.
The button will be used when an error occurred.
When the button is clicked, the error action will be
canceled.
n [ALM] button
Note:
• When the recorder in use is the ND300 (Version
4.69 or earlier) or the HD300, the alarm action also
will be canceled.
• When the recorder in use is the WJ-HD300, the
error action will not be canceled even when the
button is clicked.
In this case, refer to the operating instructions of
the recorder in use for how to cancel an error action.
The button will be used when the emergency recording is being performed or when an event occurred.
When the button is clicked, the alarm action will be
canceled.
Note:
• When the recorder in use is the ND300 (Version
4.69 or earlier) or the HD300, the error action also
will be canceled.
• When the recorder in use is the ND300 or the
HD300, the button will not be used even when the
emergency recording is being performed.
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• When displaying images on a multi-screen, audio
will be transmitted to the camera which is the
source of images displayed in the upper-left area
of the multi-screen. When another area is selected, audio associated with images displayed in
the upper-left area of the multi-screen will still be
heard, though this button will disappear.
• When audio is being transmitted to the same
camera by another user, this button will turn to .
In addition, audio from the camera will not be
heard. (Audio will be heard even when audio is
being transmitted depending on the model in use.)
n [SD] button (Button to obtain the SD
memory data)
When the SD memory card in the camera connected
to the recorder contains recorded images, the letters
"SD" on the [SD] button will be displayed in red.
When the button is clicked, the recorded images on
the SD memory card will be transferred to the
recorder.
Important:
• When the recording rate for the SD memory recording is not set, the SD memory data obtain
button will not be displayed. Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder in use for how to
set the recording rate for the SD memory recording.
• The SD memory data cannot be obtained during
the emergency recording. Refer to the operating
instructions of the recorder in use for further information about the emergency recording.
• Depending on the recorder in use, all login users
will be forcibly logged out and recording of images from all cameras currently being performed
will stop when obtainment of the SD memory data
starts.
n [Audio output] button
Click this button to turn on/off the audio transmission
(from PC to camera). When
is displayed, audio will
not be heard.
Note:
• Volume level of audio transmission cannot be
changed. (Depending on the camera in use, volume level of audio transmission can be adjusted
by configuring the settings of the camera.)
• When displaying images on a multi-screen, audio
will be transmitted to the camera which is the
source of images displayed in the upper-left area
of the multi-screen. When another area is selected, audio will still be transmitted to the camera
which is the source of images displayed in the upper-left area, though this button will disappear.
• When audio is being transmitted to the same
camera by another user, this button will turn to .
In addition, audio from the camera will not be
heard.
• It is possible to transmit audio up to 5 minutes per
transmission. When 5 minutes elapsed, the audio
reception will be turned on automatically.
To transmit audio again, click the [Audio transmission] button.
Note:
• The letters "SD" on the [SD] button will be displayed in blue when there is no recorded image in
the SD memory card.
• When the [SD] button is clicked while the letters
"SD" are displayed in blue, this software will
check the presence of recorded image on the SD
memory card. Images saved on the SD memory
card will be transmitted to the recorder depending
on the model of the recorder in use.
• When the [SD] button is clicked while the letters
"SD" are displayed in red, recorded images on the
SD memory card will be transferred to the recorder (SD memory data).
n [Mic input] button
Click this button to turn on/off the audio reception
(from camera to PC). When
is displayed, audio
will not be heard.
Note:
• When right-clicking on this button, the pop-up
menu will be displayed. It is possible to change
the volume level of audio reception by selecting
"High", "Middle" or "Low" from the displayed
pop-up menu.
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n [LIVE]/[PLAY]/[SD PLAY]
Indicates the type (live/playback/SD memory data
playback) of the images currently being displayed.
n [Step 1] - [Step 7]
Indicates the playback speed. ( ): Smooth & fast playback mode
[Step 1]: Normal playback speed
[Step 2]: Approx.4x playback speed (Approx.2x
playback speed)
[Step 3]: A
pprox.8x playback speed (Approx.4x
playback speed)
[Step 4]: A
pprox.16x playback speed (Approx.8x
playback speed)
[Step 5]: A
pprox.32x playback speed (Approx.16x
playback speed)
[Step 6]: A
pprox.48x playback speed (Approx.32x
playback speed)
[Step 7]: A
pprox.96x playback speed (Approx.64x
playback speed)
n REC indicator
This indicator will light red when the recording of the
images currently selected is being performed.
n [COPY]/[DELETE]
[COPY]: Indicates that copying of image data is being
performed.
[DELETE]: Indicates that deletion of image data is
being performed.
n Time & date
When displaying live images, the time & date of the
selected device will be displayed. Time & date will not
be displayed except for some devices when images
directly from the camera are being displayed or when
images from a camera that is not registered in the
recorder are being displayed.
When displaying recorded images, the recording time
& date will be displayed.
When "24h" is selected for "Time format" (+ Setup
Instructions (PDF)), the indications will not be displayed.
The time & date will be followed by an asterisk "*"
when the daylight saving time is applied.
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Function panel
The following are available using the function panel located at the left side of the operation window.
• Display the device tree (the icons of the connected devices in the tree view), and display images by clicking
the desired camera icon
• Group display
• Sequence display
• Quick playback
• Search
• Download
• Display the alarm log
• Display the device error log
• Display the network error log
When one of the function bars is clicked, the respective function panel will open. (It is impossible to open two
or more panels at the same time.)
B
Note:
• Refer to the following about the descriptions of how to operate each function panel.
"Device tree" panel
Confirm the registered devices (+ page 40)
"Group" panel
Display images from the cameras registered as a group (group display)
(+ page 46)
"Sequence" panel
Display images from the cameras registered as a group sequentially
(sequence display) (+ page 47)
"Quick playback" panel
Play images using the "Quick playback" panel (+ page 60)
"Search" panel
Play recorded images using the "Search" panel (+ page 68)
"Download" panel
Download recorded images (+ page 69)
"Alarm log" panel
"Alarm log" panel (+ page 90)
"Device error log" panel
"Device error log" panel (+ page 91)
"Device error log" panel
"Network error log" panel (+ page 92)
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Layout of the operation window
It is possible to hide the operational panel and the function panel of the operation window as follows.
Refer to the "Menu bar" section (+ page 20) for further information.
n With the operation panel and the function
panel
n Without the operation panel
n Without the function panel
n Without the operation panel and the
function panel
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Pop-up menu
When right-clicking on the image display area, the pop-up menu will be displayed. (Selection from the displayed pop-up menu is available only when right-clicking on a 1-screen.)
Note:
• "Download" on the pop-up menu will not be displayed when the user is restricted by the user
level determined by the administrator to download
recorded images.
Refer to the "About the user level setting" section
(+ page 16) for further information about the user
level.
• When displaying live images, it is impossible to
select "Download" on the pop-up menu.
n Save as JPEG file...†
Select this to save the image currently being displayed as a JPEG file.
Note:
• "Save as JPEG file..." on the pop-up menu will not
be displayed when the user is restricted by the
user level determined by the administrator to save
an image as a JPEG file.
Refer to the "About the user level setting" section
(+ page 16) for further information about the user
level.
n
n No image display
Clear the currently displayed image.
Print...†
Select this to print the image currently being displayed.
Note:
• Select this to print the image currently being displayed.
• "Print..." on the pop-up menu will not be displayed when the user is restricted by the user
level determined by the administrator to print images.
Refer to the "About the user level setting" section
(+ page 16) for further information about the user
level.
n EL-zoom†
Select this to enlarge the image currently being displayed. "x1", "x2" and "x4" are available.
n Download...†
Select this to open the "Download" panel. Information
(recorder title/camera title/time & date) of the
recorded image currently being played will be displayed in the opened "Download" panel.
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Information display area
Information of the images currently displayed, such as time & date, camera title and the recording status, will be
displayed in this area.
n REC indicator
n Time & date
This indicator will light when the recording of the
images currently selected are being performed.
Time & date will be displayed. Time & date will not be
displayed except for some devices when images
directly from the camera are being displayed or when
images from a camera that is not registered in the
recorder are being displayed. The time & date will be
followed by an asterisk "*" when the daylight saving
time is applied.
n Camera name
The camera title as the source of the image currently
being displayed will be displayed.
Camera operation panel
Important:
• Check if the model in use is compatible with each function.
Note:
• Operation of the camera operation panel works only for the camera respective the selected image.
• The camera operation panel will not be displayed when the user is restricted by the user level determined by
the administrator to operate the cameras.
n Zoom
Zooming can be adjusted by clicking the [-] (wide)
button or the [+] (tele) button.
When clicking the [x1] button, the zoom ratio will be
reset.
n Auto mode
Select the auto function from the following.
Auto track: The camera automatically tracks motion
of the subject displayed in the image display area.
Auto pan: The camera automatically moves from the
start point to the end point set in advance.
Preset sequence: The camera automatically moves to
the preset positions in numerical order of the preset position numbers.
Sort: The camera automatically moves to the closest
preset position from the current position.
Patrol1 - Patrol4: The camera automatically traces the
route set in advance.
Note:
• Zooming is available using the wheel on the wheel
mouse.
n Focus
The auto focus function can be performed by clicking
the [Auto] button.
Focusing can be manually adjusted by clicking the
[Near] button or the [Far] button.
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When the [Start] button is clicked, the selected auto
function will start.
When the [Stop] button is clicked, the selected auto
function will stop.
Note:
• Preset position function is available only when the
camera in use is a PTZ camera.
• It is impossible to register a position when
"Home" is selected for the preset position
number.
• It is possible to register the preset position only
when the user is not restricted by the user level
determined by the administrator to operate the
cameras.
Refer to the "About the user level setting" section
(+ page 16) for further information about the user
level.
• Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder
and the camera in use for further information
about the available preset position numbers.
Note:
• The auto functions are available only when the
camera in use has these functions. Refer to the
operating instructions of the camera in use for further information about the auto function of the
camera.
n Control pad
Clicking the buttons around the control pad can move
(pan/tilt) a camera in the clicked direction. Clicking
inside the control pad also can adjust the vertical/horizontal position (pan/tilt) of the displayed live images.
Panning/tilting speed will be faster if a clicked point
gets farther from the center point of the control pad.
n AUX
Select an AUX OUT connector from the following.
1/2/3
When the [Open] button is clicked, the selected AUX
OUT connector will be opened.
When the [Close] button is clicked, the selected AUX
OUT connector will be closed.
Note:
• Panning and tilting are available only when the
camera in use is a PTZ camera.
• Clicking a point on the image display area can
move (pan/tilt) a camera in the clicked direction.
n Brightness
Brightness can be adjusted by clicking the [–] (darker)
button or the [+] (brighter) button.
It is possible to reset the set brightness by clicking
the [Reset] button.
n Preset
Select a preset number from the following.
Home/1 - 256
Click the [Go] button after selecting a preset number.
The camera will move to the selected preset position.
When the [Program] button is clicked after selecting a
preset number, the current position will be registered
as the preset position of the selected preset position
number.
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Playback operation panel
Important:
• Check if the model in use is compatible with each function.
Note:
• The playback operation panel will not be displayed when the user is restricted by the user level determined
by the administrator to play recorded images.
Refer to the "About the user level setting" section (+ page 16) for further information about the user level.
• The playback operation panel will not be displayed when displaying images from a camera that is not registered in the recorder.
• When displaying images on a multi-screen, images displayed in all areas of a multi-screen will be controlled
simultaneously using the playback operation panel.
n [PREV RECORD] button
n [PLAY] button
Playback will start after skipping to the previous
recorded image.
Playback of a recorded image will be performed.
When this button is clicked during fast playback or
fast reverse playback, playback at normal speed will
start.
n [REW] button
Fast reverse playback will be performed.
Playback speed for fast reverse playback will be
changed in the following order each time this button
is clicked: Step2 (Approx.4x) → Step3 (Approx.8x) →
Step4 (Approx.16x) → Step5 (Approx.32x) → Step6
(Approx.48x) → Step7 (Approx.96x)
n [FF] button
Fast playback will be performed.
Playback speed for fast playback will be changed in
the following order each time this button is clicked:
Step2 (Approx.4x) → Step3 (Approx.8x) →
Step4 (Approx.16x) → Step5 (Approx.32x) →
Step6 (Approx.48x) → Step7 (Approx.96x)
• In the smooth & fast playback mode, playback
speed will be changed in the following order:
Step2 (Approx.2x) → Step3 (Approx.4x) →
Step4 (Approx.8x) → Step5 (Approx.16x) →
Step6 (Approx.32x) → Step7 (Approx.64x)
• The smooth & fast playback mode is available
only when the firmware of the ND400 is Version
2.5 or later. When the firmware of the ND400 is
earlier or another recorder is used, frames will be
skipped even in the smooth & fast playback
mode.
Note:
• When fast reverse playback is performed while
playing images on the HD600, playback speed will
be changed in the following order: Step 1 →
Step 2 → Step 3...
n [REV PLAY] button
Reverse playback of a recorded image will be performed.
When this button is clicked during fast playback or
fast reverse playback, reverse playback at normal
speed will start.
n [NEXT RECORD] button
Note:
• When playing MPEG-4 or H.264 images, some
frames of recorded images may not be displayed.
Reverse playback will be performed with the set
refresh interval of the camera.
Playback will start after skipping to the next recorded
image.
When this button is clicked while playing the latest
recorded image, the current playback will continue.
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n [REV SKIP] button
n SKIP TIME
Playback will start after skipping to the point of the
set amount of time backward.
Select an amount of time to skip from the following.
30s/1min/5min/10min/30min/60min
n Speed
Note:
• This button will not work when the playback point
is at the start point or the end point of the recorded images.
• This button may sometimes not work when the
time & date of the recorded images is around the
time when shifting to daylight saving time.
• When clicking this button while playing MPEG-4
or H. 264 images, a skipped point may be a few
seconds later from a point to be skipped with the
selected amount of time.
Click the [–] button or the [+] button while displaying
playback recorded images on the WJ-HD300 on a
1-screen to adjust the image refresh intervals of playback images.
When the [–] button is clicked, the image refresh
intervals will become longer. When the [+] button is
clicked, the image refresh intervals will become
shorter.
n [Text] button
When playing recorded images on a 1-screen, text
information can be added. The "Edit text" window will
be displayed when this button is clicked during pausing playback. Refer to page 75 for further information
about the "Edit text" window.
n [PREV IMAGE] button
The previous frame will be displayed when this button
is clicked during pausing.
Note:
• When playing MPEG-4 or H.264 images, some
frames of recorded images may not be displayed.
Reverse frame by frame playback will be performed with the set refresh interval of the camera.
n [REC START]/[REC STOP] button
Manual recording will start or stop.
n [PAUSE] button
Playback will stop when this button is clicked during
playback. Playback will resume when this button is
clicked during pausing.
n [STOP] button
Playback will stop and live images will be displayed.
n [NEXT IMAGE] button
The next frame will be displayed when this button is
clicked during pausing.
n [SKIP] button
Playback will start after skipping to the point of the
set amount of time forward.
Note:
• This button will not work when the playback point
is at the start point or the end point of the recorded images.
• This button may sometimes not work when the
time & date of the recorded images is around the
time when shifting to daylight saving time.
• When clicking this button while playing MPEG-4
or H. 264 images, a skipped point may be a few
seconds later from a point to be skipped with the
selected amount of time.
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SD operation panel
Note:
• The SD operation panel will not be displayed when the user is restricted by the user level determined by the
administrator to operate the SD memory card.
• The SD operation panel will not be displayed when displaying images from a camera that is registered in the
recorder.
• The SD operation panel will not be displayed when displaying images from WV-NP244,WV-NP1000/
NP1004, WV-NS202, WV-NS202A, WV-NF284, WV-NW484, WV-NS950/NS954, WV-NW960/NW964,
WV-NP304, WV-NF302.
n [List] button:
When this button is clicked, the log list window will be
displayed in a newly opened window.
Click to select the log list to be displayed from "Log".
→→ Images from the selected log list will be displayed.
Note:
• The fist-time display is the alarm log list. From the
next time, the log list most recently selected will
be displayed.
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Search window
When "Search(S)..." under "Search(S)" on the menu bar is selected or the [Search] icon on the tool bar is
clicked, another window will open and the "Search" window will be displayed. The search function consists of
"REC event search" and "VMD search".
REC event search tab
This tab searches images from the recorded images of the recorder by specifying search criteria such as a REC
event.
Command alarm: Select to search for images
recorded upon the command alarm occurrence.
VMD: Select to search for images recorded upon the
video motion detection.
Video loss: Select to search for images recorded
upon the video signal loss.
SD memory rec.: Select to search for SD memory
data.
Note:
• "SD memory rec." is unavailable to select together
with other recording event types. To search for
the SD memory data, select "SD memory" alone.
n Search by
n i-VMD
Select the search target from the following.
Recorder: Select recorders to be searched. When
"Recorder" is selected, the recorders will be
displayed in the tree view. Select the recorders
and the cameras to be searched by checking
the checkbox.
Group: Select the groups to be searched. When
"Group" is selected, the group list will be displayed. Select the groups to be searched by
checking the checkbox.
Map: Select the maps to be searched. When
"Map" is selected, the map list will be displayed. Select the maps to be searched by
checking the checkbox.
Select the i-VMD type to be searched.
Terminal alarm: Select to search for images recorded
upon the terminal alarm occurrence.
Removal and left behind: Select to search for images
recorded upon the detection relating to removal and
left behind.
Direction: Select to search for images recorded upon
the detection relating to direction.
Scene change: Select to search for images recorded
upon the detection relating to scene change.
Motion: Select to search for images recorded upon
the detection relating to motion.
Loitering: Select to search for images recorded upon
the detection relating to loitering.
n REC event
Note:
• i-VMD search is available only when HD600 is selected for the search target.
Select the recording event type to be searched.
Manual: Select to search for images recorded by
manual recording.
Schedule: Select to search for images recorded by
the schedule recording.
Emergency: Select to search for images recorded by
the emergency recording.
Site alarm: Select to search for images recorded
upon the site alarm occurrence.
Terminal alarm: Select to search for images recorded
upon the terminal alarm occurrence.
n Text
It is possible to search for recorded images only with
or without text information.
Select "Added" or "None".
When"--" is selected, images will be searched
regardless of with or without text information.
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n Start
n [Cancel] button
Select the start time between "Jan/01/2008" and
"Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59".
Click this button to cancel the edited search conditions and close the "Search" window.
n Search result number
Search result number will be displayed.
n End
n Search result list
Select the end time between "Jan/01/2008" and
"Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59".
Search result will be displayed in list form. When a
result is clicked, the "Search" window will close and
the selected image will be displayed on a 1-screen.
When playback of the selected result starts, the
descriptions of the selected result will be displayed in
the search panel of the operation window.
Note:
• When the software in use is European specification, select the start time and the end time from
the following.
Date: Between "01/01/2008" and "31/12/2034"
Hour: Between "0" and "23"
Minute: Between "00" and "59" (1 minute step)
Note:
• No image will be displayed when search result
number is "0".
n [OK] button
Click this button to start searching.
[VMD search] tab
This tab searches for times and dates of the images containing a motion from the recorded images of the
recorder.
This function is available only with ND400, HD600 or NV200.
If ND400, HD600 or NV200 is registered, the VMD search tab will be displayed.
n End
Select the end time between "Jan/01/2008" and
"Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59".
Note:
• When the software in use is European specification, select the start time and the end time from
the following.
Date: Between "01/01/2008" and "31/12/2034"
Hour: Between "0" and "23"
Minute: Between "00" and "59" (1 minute step)
n Search by
Select a recorder and a camera to be searched.
n [Image display] button
n Start
Import the image of the start time & date from the
recorder.
Select the start time between "Jan/01/2008" and
"Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59".
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n Image area
Note:
• Selection of mask duration is available only when
HD600 or NV200 is selected for the search target.
Display the images obtained from the recorder.
The areas to be searched for are specified by dragging in the image area. Up to 4 areas can be specified.
n [OK] button
Click this button to start searching.
n [All areas] button
Select all the areas to be searched for.
n [Cancel] button
Delete the same colored areas.
Click this button to cancel the edited search conditions and close the "Search" window.
n Sensitivity
n Search result number
Select the sensitivity for each area from the following.
Off: Does not detect the motion in this area.
Low: Low sensitivity
Mid: Standard sensitivity
High: High sensitivity
n Search result list
n [Delete]
Search result number will be displayed.
Search result will be displayed in list form. When a
result is clicked, the "Search" window will close and
the selected image will be displayed on a 1-screen.
When playback of the selected result starts, the
descriptions of the selected result will be displayed in
the search panel of the operation window.
Note:
• Selection of sensitivity is available only when
HD600 is selected for the search target.
Note:
• No image will be displayed when search result
number is "0".
n Mask duration
Select the duration to mask detection in the same
area from the following.
• When the recorder in use is the HD600:
1s/1min/60min/24h
• When the recorder in use is the NV200:
1s/5s/10s/30s/1min/5min/10min
Alarm/event notification message
A pop-up window (notification window) will be displayed when an alarm or an error occurred.
n Alarm notification
n Event notification
Notifies of an alarm occurrence.
Notifies of a device error occurrence or a network
error occurrence.
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License registration message
n License registration message
Notifies that the license for this software has not been
registered.
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Outline of the multi-monitor function
The multi-monitor function using up to three PC monitors is available, and it makes possible to display the
operation window, the live window and map window simultaneously.
Important:
• To use the multi-monitor function, it is necessary to purchase the Extension Software WV-ASE201 and add
the license.
• To user the multi-monitor function, it is necessary to install an additional video card on the PC in use.
Note:
• Availability of the live window can be determined on the setup software. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup
Instructions (PDF) for further information.
The following are the examples when using the multi-monitor function.
n 1 PC monitor (Not use the live window)
When using a single PC monitor, the operation with
the operation window and the map window without
using the live window is suitable.
n 2 PC monitors (Use the live window)
<When using two PC monitors>
Operation while displaying the operation window and
the map window on one of the two PC monitors and
the live window on the other PC monitor is suitable.
n 3 PC monitors (Use the live window)
<When using three PC monitors>
Operation while displaying the operation window, the
live window and the map window on each of three PC
monitors is suitable.
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Live window
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the live window.
Group information
display area
Camera information display
area
Live image display
area
n Group information display area
n Live image display area
Status of the sequence and the group title will be displayed. Refer to the following section of "Group information display area" for further information.
Live images by the group display or the sequence
display will be displayed. It is also possible to automatically display live images from the camera in
which an alarm occurred. Refer to the WV-ASM200
Setup Instructions (PDF) for how to configure the setting.
n Camera information display area
Status of recording, alarm occurrence and the camera title will be displayed. Refer to the following section of "Camera information display area" for further
information.
Group information display area
Note:
• When the setting is configured to automatically display live images from the camera in which an alarm occurred, the group information display area will not be displayed while displaying live images from this camera.
n [SEQ]
n Group title
Indicates that the sequence display is being performed currently. When the sequence display is being
performed, the indication
will be displayed.
When the sequence display is being paused, the indication
will be displayed. This indication will not
be displayed when the group display is being performed.
The group title will be displayed.
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Camera information display area
n REC indicator/alarm indicator
n Time & date
This indicator will light when the recording of the
images currently being displayed is being performed.
When the setting is configured to automatically display live images from the camera in which an alarm
occurred, the REC indicator will turn to the alarm indicator .
Time & date will be displayed. When this software is
configured to display live images directly from the
camera in which an alarm occurred at an alarm occurrence, descriptions of the alarm will be displayed
instead of time & date. The time & date will be followed by an asterisk "*" when the daylight saving time
is applied.
n Camera name
The camera title will be displayed.
Pop-up menu
When right-clicking on the image display area, the pop-up menu will be displayed. There are two types of the
pop-up menus as follows.
During the group display
or the sequence display
During the live image display at an
alarm occurrence
n Group
n Display AVMD information
Select a group to be displayed in the live image display area from the submenu.
It is possible to display/hide the frame border and the
trace by selecting "Display the frame border" or
"Display the trace" from the submenu.
n Sequence
Note:
• Only the compatible model with the AVMD can
display AVMD information.
• AVMD information can be displayed only when
displaying images on a 1-screen.
• AVMD information will not be displayed when displaying images (MPEG-4) via ND200 or ND300.
Select a sequence to be displayed in the live image
display area from the submenu.
n Pause sequence/Resume sequence
Select to pause or resume the sequence display.
"Pause sequence" is available during the sequence
display and "Resume sequence" is available during
pausing the sequence display. These menus will not
be displayed when the group display is being performed.
n Alarm mode reset
The alarm status will be reset.
n Display camera/group title
n Full screen
It is possible to display/hide the group information
display area and the camera information display area
by selecting "Group title" or "Camera title" from the
submenu.
The live image display area, the group information
display area and the camera information display area
will be displayed on a full screen.
n No image display on all areas
Clear the images displayed on all the areas.
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Map window
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the map window.
Map selection
Map display area
n Map selection
n AUX2
Select a map.
It is possible to select "Open" or "Close" from the sub
menu of the displayed pop-up menu for a device connected to the AUX2 connector.
n Map display area
The selected map will be displayed. The camera
icons and the map icons will be displayed on the
map.
n AUX3
It is possible to select "Open" or "Close" from the sub
menu of the displayed pop-up menu for a device connected to the AUX3 connector.
Pop-up menu
n Return to regular icons
When right-clicking on the camera icon displayed on
the map, the pop-up menu will be displayed.
The icon can be restored to the regular icon.
It is enabled when the camera connection is disconnected.
n AUX1
It is possible to select "Open" or "Close" from the sub
menu of the displayed pop-up menu for a device connected to the AUX1 connector.
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Monitor live images
Live images from up to 16 cameras can be displayed simultaneously on the operation monitor with use of this
software. It is not only possible to display live images from cameras connected to the same recorder, but also
from cameras connected to different recorders. It is also possible to display live images directly from the cameras, not through the recorder.
It is possible to display live images from encoders or cameras that are not registered in the recorder.
Important:
• Refer to the "Compatible devices" section (+ page 5) for further information about the models and the versions of devices compatible with this software.
Note:
• Speed of image load may become slow when the processing load is too heavy on the devices or on the PC
(such when many cameras are connected, when displaying live images from many cameras, etc.) or when
the network traffic is heavy.
• When using the live window, images from up to 20 cameras can be displayed simultaneously. Refer to the
"Operate using the multi-monitor function" section (+ page 51) for further information.
• When network disconnection occurs while displaying live images, the images may sometimes not be displayed correctly soon after recovery.
When the settings of the setup menu of the camera are edited while displaying live images, select the camera again.
Confirm the registered devices
The devices registered in this software can be confirmed as follows.
Step 1
Click the "Device tree" bar on the function panel.
→→ The "Device tree" panel will be displayed. The
registered devices will be displayed in the tree
view. When no device is registered, no device will
be displayed. Only an administrator can register
devices.
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Note:
• Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF)
for how to register devices.
Step 2
Double-click the recorder icon or the encoder icon or
click the [+] mark next to each device icon.
→ The icons of the cameras registered in the recorder or the encoder will be displayed.
Icons in the device tree
The following are the descriptions of the icons displayed in the device tree.
Icon
Note
ND300 (online)
ND200 (online)
HD300 (online)
ND400 (online)
HD600 (online)
NV200 (online)
Encoder (online)
Dome camera 1 (online)
Dome camera 2 (online)
Dome camera 3 (online)
Dome camera 4 (online)
Dome camera 5 (online)
Dome camera 6 (online)
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Dome camera 7 (online)
Dome camera 8 (online)
Dome camera 9 (online)
Stationary camera 1 (online)
Stationary camera 2 (online)
Stationary camera 3 (online)
Recorder (offline)
Encoder (offline)
Offline cameras
When right-clicking on the camera icon, the pop-up menu will be
displayed. When "Return to regular icons." is selected, the camera
icon will indicate that the camera is online.
†1 Sometimes, live images may not be displayed even when the camera icon indicates that it is online. In this
case, the following are possible causes.
• The Panasonic alarm protocol is not ready for reception. (The Panasonic alarm protocol notification
function is not active on the recorder, encoder and/or this software.)
• The recorder is currently being configured using "HDD DISK MENU", or the SD memory recording is
being performed.
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Pop-up menus over the icons in the device tree
When right-clicking on the camera icon, the pop-up menu will be displayed.
n Browser start
Start the web browser to display the top page of a
desired device. When the camera icon connected to
the recorder is selected, the device to be displayed
differ according to the method of video acquisition.
When the images are displayed through the recorder,
the top page of the recorder is displayed. When the
images are displayed through the camera, the top
page of the camera will be displayed.
Note:
• These menus will be displayed only when the administrator or a user whose user level is "LV1"
logs into this software.
• Depending on the settings of web browser, the
top page may sometimes not be displayed due to
the pop-up blocker . In this case, cancel the popup blocker on the following window.
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Monitor images from the selected camera
Click the desired camera icon. Images from the selected camera will be displayed. Images from the camera can
be displayed in various ways; display on a 1-screen, display in the desired area, display on a full screen, etc.
Monitor images on a 1-screen
Specify the area to display images
Step 1
Step 1
Select "Display images on 1-screen" under "Camera
selection(D)" under "View(V)" on the menu bar or click
the [Display images on 1-screen] icon on the tool bar.
Select "Display images on the selected area(S)" under
"Camera selection(D)" under "View(V)" on the menu
bar or click the [Display images on the selected area]
icon on the tool bar.
Step 2
Step 2
Click the desired camera icon when the image display
area is 1-screen.
→→ Images from the selected camera will be displayed on a 1-screen.
Click the desired area when displaying images on a
multi-screen (4/9/16).
The frame will be displayed around the selected area
to indicate the current selection.
Note:
• When right-clicking on the displayed image, the
pop-up menu will be displayed. "Save as JPEG
file...", "Print..." and "EL-zoom" are available from
the displayed pop-up menu.
Step 3
Click the desired camera icon.
Image from the selected camera will be displayed in
the selected area.
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Aspect ratio/Scaling mode
In the aspect ratio mode, images will be displayed in the selected area while keeping its aspect ratio. Black
bands will appear outside the displayed image.
The following are the examples when the aspect ratio of displayed images is 4:3.
Note:
• Images from the HD300 will be enlarged/reduced even in the aspect ratio mode. In the scaling mode, the
displayed images will be enlarged/reduced in the whole of the selected area.
Monitor images on a full screen
Step 1
Display live images.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (☞
page 40) for how to display live images.
Note:
• It is also possible to display recorded images on a
full screen. Playback on a full screen is available
only at normal playback speed (1x) and reverse
playback is unavailable.
Step 3
Step 2
Full screen display will be canceled and will return to
the normal window size by selecting "Exit from the
full screen display" from the pop-up menu displayed
by right-clicking on the image displayed on a full
screen.
Select "Full screen(F)" under "View(V)" on the menu
bar or click the [Full screen] icon on the tool bar.
→→ The image display area with the information display area will be displayed on a full screen.
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Display images from the cameras registered as a group
(group display)
It is possible to register multiple cameras as a group. When registering multiple groups, images from the cameras can be displayed in group of the cameras.
n Group title
Step 1
The group title will be displayed with the icon that
indicates the screen pattern selected to display the
respective group.
When clicking the icon, images from the selected
group will be displayed in the image display area with
the selected screen pattern.
The icon indicates the screen pattern as follows.
Click the "Group" bar on the function panel.
→→ The "Group" panel will be displayed.
The name of the registered group and the group
icon that indicates the selected multi-screen will
be displayed.
1-screen icon
4-screen icon
9-screen icon
16-screen icon
Step 2
Click the desired group icon.
→→ Live images of the selected group will be displayed on the registered multi-screen.
n Registered group
The registered groups will be displayed in list form.
Only groups available for the login user will be displayed. Only an administrator can register the cameras as groups. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup
Instructions (PDF) for further information.
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Display images from the cameras registered as a group
sequentially (sequence display)
Images from the registered groups can be displayed on a full screen in an automatic sequential manner. It is
possible to set the dwell time (sequence interval) for the sequence display.
Note:
• Actual dwell time may become longer than the set dwell time when the processing load is too heavy on the
devices or on the PC (such when many cameras are connected, when displaying live images from many
cameras, etc.) or when the network traffic is heavy.
• Images may sometimes not be displayed during the sequence display depending on the network environment.
• It is recommended to use less than 10 recorders when using the sequence display.
n Sequence dwell time
Step 1
Select the dwell time of the selected sequence from
the following.
3s/5s/10s/15s/20s/25s/30s/35s/40s/45s/50s/55s/
1min
Default: 3s
Click the "Sequence" bar on the function panel.
Note:
• "Sequence dwell time" is the duration from the
moment when completing displaying of all images
from the cameras registered as a group till the
moment when starting displaying images of the
next group.
n [Start] button
→→ The "Sequence" panel will be displayed.
When this button is clicked, the sequence display will
start with the selected dwell time.
Step 2
Click the [Start] button after selecting the registered
sequence and the sequence dwell time.
→→ The window will be switched to a full screen and
the sequence display will start.
n Sequence
Select the registered sequence from the drop-down
list. Only an administrator can register the sequence
using the setup software.
Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for
further information.
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Step 3
To stop the sequence display, select "Exit from the
full screen display" from the pop-up menu displayed
by right-clicking. When the sequence display is
stopped, the full screen will return to the normal window size and live image display will start. Live images
displayed after stopping the sequence display will be
of the group’s that have been displayed when the
sequence display is stopped.
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Switch the pattern of the screen
The following are the descriptions of how to switch the pattern of the screen (1/4/9/16) in the image display
area.
Step 1
Select "Number of area(S)" under "View(V)" on the
menu bar or click the desired icon ([1] - [16]) on the
tool bar.
→→ The images will be displayed on the selected
screen pattern.
Switch the screen pattern from 16-screen
When the screen pattern is switched from 16-screen, images to be displayed will be as follows.
Group display on 16-screen
1
1
5
5
9
9
13
13
2
2
6
6
10
10
14
14
3
3
7
7
11
11
15
15
4
4
8
8
12
12
16
16
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
2
2
6
6
10
10
14
14
3
3
7
7
11
11
15
15
4
4
8
8
12
12
16
16
1
1
5
5
9
9
13
13
2
2
6
6
10
10
14
14
3
3
7
7
11
11
15
15
4
4
8
8
12
12
16
16
1
1
Submenu: 1 (O)
Submenu: 1 (O)
Group display on 16-screen
1
1
5
5
9
9
13
13
Group display on 1-screen
Group display on 4-screen
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
1
1
2
2
Submenu: 4A (A)
Submenu: 4A (A)
5
5
6
6
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
3
3
4
4
Submenu: 4B (B)
Submenu: 4B (B)
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7
8
8
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
2
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
3
7
3
7
7
11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
16
16
16
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
2
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
3
7
3
7
7
11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
16
16
16
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
1
1
1
1
2
2
2
2
Submenu: 4A (A)
Submenu: 4A (A)
Submenu: 4A (A)
Submenu: 4A (A)
5
5
5
5
6
6
6
6
Group display on 16-screen
Group display on 4-screen
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
4
Submenu: 4B (B)
Submenu: 4B (B)
Submenu: 4B (B)
Submenu: 4B (B)
7
7
7
7
8
8
8
8
Group display on 16-screen
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
2
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
3
7
3
7
7
11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
16
16
16
Group display on 4-screen
Submenu: 4C (C)
Submenu: 4C (C)
Submenu: 4C (C)
Submenu: 4C (C)
Group display on 16-screen
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
2
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
3
7
3
7
7
11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
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16
16
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
7
3
7
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11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
16
16
16
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
2
2
2
6
2
6
6
10
6
10
10
14
10
14
14
14
3
3
3
7
3
7
7
11
7
11
11
15
11
15
15
15
4
4
4
8
4
8
8
12
8
12
12
16
12
16
16
16
10
10
10
10
13
13
13
13
14
14
14
14
Group display on 4-screen
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
11
11
11
11
12
12
12
12
Submenu: 4D (D)
Submenu: 4D (D)
Submenu: 4D (D)
Submenu: 4D (D)
15
15
15
15
16
16
16
16
Group
display
on416-screen
3
2
1
1
1
5
1
5
5
9
5
9
9
13
9
13
13
13
9
9
9
9
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Group display on 9-screen
1
1
1
1
5
5
5
5
9
9
9
9
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Tool bar:
Submenu: 9 (N)
Submenu: 9 (N)
Submenu: 9 (N)
Submenu: 9 (N)
Double-click
Double-click
Double-click
Double-click
2
2
2
2
6
6
6
6
10
10
10
10
3
3
3
3
7
7
7
7
11
11
11
11
Double-click
Double-click
Double-click
Double-click
1
1
1
1
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1
1
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Operate using the multi-monitor function
The multi-monitor function using up to three PC monitors is available, and it makes possible to display the
operation window, the live window and the map window simultaneously.
Important:
• It is necessary to register the license for the Extension Software WV-ASE201.
Note:
• The maximum number of areas (multi-screen pattern) of the operation window and the live window can be
determined on the setup software. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information.
• Up to 16 areas (16-screen) can be displayed for the sequence display.
• When the port setting of the camera is stationary, live images will be displayed either on the operation window or the live window. Refer to the operating instructions of the camera for how to configure the settings
for MPEG-4 transmission.
Operate the operation window
On the operation window, all operations relating to the live image display, playback and the sequence display
are available.
Note:
• A black screen may sometimes be displayed when keeping on clicking around the edge of the screen to enlarge MPEG-4 or H. 264 images using the EL-zoom function.
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Operate the live window
On the live window, operations relating to the live image display of group and the sequence display are available.
Select "Live window(L)..." under "View(V)" on the menu bar to display the live window.
Note:
• Right-clicking on the live window provides the pop-up menu.
Refer to "Live window" (+ page 37) for further information.
Operate the map window
Step 1
Step 2
Select "Map window(M)..." under "View(V)" on the
menu bar to display the map window.
→→ The map window will be displayed.
Map selection
Select the desired map from the drop-down list.
Note:
• When the camera icon on the map is clicked, live
images from the selected camera will be displayed in the selected area on the operation window.
• When a map icon displayed on the map is clicked,
the respective map will be displayed on the map
window.
• When right-clicking on the camera icon displayed
on the map, the pop-up menu will be displayed.
It is possible to select "Open" or "Close" from the
sub menu of the displayed pop-up menu for a device connected to the AUX connector.
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Icons on the map
The following are the descriptions of the icons displayed on the map.
Icon
Note
Dome camera 1 (online)
Dome camera 2 (online)
Dome camera 3 (online)
Dome camera 4 (online)
Dome camera 5 (online)
Dome camera 6 (online)
Dome camera 7 (online)
Dome camera 8 (online)
Dome camera 9 (online)
Stationary camera 1 (online)
Stationary camera 2 (online)
Stationary camera 3 (online)
Offline cameras
When right-clicking on the camera icon, the pop-up menu will be displayed.
When "Return to regular icons." is selected, the camera icon will indicate that the
camera is online.
Cameras in the alarm status
The icon will blink for 10 seconds after receiving an alarm.
When the icon is clicked, the icon will indicate that the camera is online.
Map
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Operate the cameras
It is possible to operate the camera while displaying live images.
Some models may not be operable. Refer to the "Compatible devices" section (+ page 5) for the devices compatible with this software.
This software can operate the following.
• Panning/ tilting†1:
Adjusts the horizontal/vertical position of the displayed image.
• Zoom:
Zooms in/out the displayed image.
• Focus:
Adjusts the focal point of the displayed image.
• Brightness:
Adjusts the lens iris.
• Preset function†1:Moves the camera to the preset position registered in advance. Registration of the
preset positions is also available.
• Auto mode†1:
Starts the selected auto function.
• AUX:
Selects "Open" or "Close" for the status of a device connected to the AUX connector.
†1 Available only for the PTZ cameras
Note:
• Some functions may be unavailable depending on the model of the camera. Contact your dealer for further
information.
• When using a camera registered for camera categories of NV200 with this software, some operations may
be restricted depending on the model of the camera. When using NV200, register the camera on "Easy
start".
Step 1
Display live images.
Refer to the "Monitor live images" section for how to
display live images (+ page 40). When displaying
images on a multi-screen, click the desired area to
select the camera to be operated. The selected area
will be displayed with the frame in orange.
Step 2
Click the [Camera] tab.
The camera operation panel will be displayed.
→→ Refer to the "Camera operation panel" section (+
page 27) for further information about the buttons
on the camera operation panel.
Note:
• When the camera is being operated by a user
whose user level is higher, this camera is unavailable to operate until this user stops operation of
this camera.
• It is possible to pan/tilt the camera by clicking a
point on the image display area.
• Zooming is available using the wheel on the wheel
mouse.
• When specifying the area to display images by
dragging the mouse, the camera will move to the
position centered around the specified area. In
this case, the zoom ratio will be automatically adjusted.
Step 3
Operate the camera using the buttons on the camera
operation panel.
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Operation of SD memory card
Download recorded images
While displaying live images, download H.264 video files (mp4 files) from the SD memory card in the registered
camera onto the PC. FTP function is used to download video files.
Note:
• When two or more alarms occurred in the same file, they will be displayed on different log lists, but the
same file will be downloaded.
• Video data will be saved in a file whose size is approx. 2 MB. Data which exceeds 2 MB will be saved separately in two or more files to be downloaded.
n Time & date
Step 1
Indicates the time & date on which the logs were
filed.
Display the log list window from the SD operation
panel.
n Event
Indicates the cause of the alarm occurrence. This
item will be displayed only for the alarm log list.
Terminal: Alarm by alarm input to Terminal 1
Terminal2: Alarm by alarm input to Terminal 2
Terminal3: Alarm by alarm input to Terminal 3
VMD:
Alarm by VMD alarm
Command:Alarm by command alarm
Select log type
Number of the
listed logs
n [Save logs] button
Log
Saves the log list onto the PC.
Step 2
Select the list to download from the log list. Multiple
selection of the list is available.
Step 3
Click the [Download] button.
→→ The window for a folder designation will be displayed.
The details are as follows.
n Alarm log
It is possible to check the time & date and the cause
of the alarm occurrence.
n Manual/Schedule log
It is possible to check the logs saved when images
are saved on the SD memory card manually or
according to the schedule setting.
n Select log type
Indicates which of the alarm logs or manual/schedule
logs are being displayed on the list.
n Number of the listed logs
Indicates the total number of the listed logs.
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The details are as follows.
The details are as follows.
n Destination folder
n Name of the file currently being downloaded
Specify a folder as the destination of downloaded
files.
Name of the file currently being downloaded will be
displayed.
n [Make New Folder(M)] button
n Number of files
Create a new folder in the folder currently selected.
"Number of files downloaded"/"Number of files to be
downloaded" will be displayed.
n [OK] button
Close the window for a folder designation do start
download.
n Progress bar
n [Cancel] button
n List of files
Close the window for a folder designation do cancel
download.
Information of the downloaded files will be displayed
in list form.
File: Downloaded files will be displayed.
Result:The status of the download file will be displayed.
OK: Download of the file is successfully completed.
NG: Download of the file failed.
The status of the download will be displayed.
Note:
• The overwrite warning window will be displayed
when a file of the same name already exists in the
folder. If you do not wish to overwrite the existing
file, cancel download and select another folder.
• It is impossible to click the [Download] button
when no list is selected.
n [OK] button/[Cancel] button
The [OK] button will be displayed when the download
is completed. The [Cancel] button will be displayed in
the process of download. When the [OK] button is
clicked, the "Download" window will close. When the
[Cancel] button is clicked in the process of download,
the download will be canceled.
If the download is canceled, the confirmation window
to cancel download will be displayed.
Step 4
Click the [OK] button after specifying a folder.
→→ Download will start and the "Download" window
will be displayed. To cancel download, click the
[Cancel] button or the [×] button at the top right of
the window.
Downloaded files will be stored in the specified
folder.
When the [OK] button is clicked, download will be
canceled. When the [Cancel] button is clicked, download will continue.
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Step 5
When the download is completed, click the [OK] button.
→→ The download window will close.
Note:
• When trying to exit this software or log out of the
software during download, the download will be
automatically cancelled.
About the downloaded files
It is possible to play video data saved on the PC using such an application as QuickTime® Player or Windows
Media® Player*. However, we are not liable for performance relating to these applications.
* The supported operating system is Windows 7 only.
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Playback
It is possible to play recorded images stored on the recorder using the operation window of this software.
Note:
• Speed of image load may become slow when the processing load is too heavy on the recorder or on the PC
(such when many cameras are connected, when displaying many recorded images, etc.) or when the network traffic is heavy.
• When playing recorded images on a multi-screen, sometimes the recording time synchronization of the displayed recorded images may not be performed.
• Recorded audio can be played depending on recorder model.
• Audio will be output only when playing images forward at 1x speed.
• Audio may be interrupted depending on the network environment.
• The video output may sometimes be ahead of the audio output.
• When there is no image recorded by the selected camera, a black screen will be displayed.
• When displaying and playing images from a camera that is not registered in the recorder, a black screen will
be displayed.
Step 1
Step 3
Display live images.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (+
page 40) for how to display live images.
Click the [PLAY] button.
Step 2
Click the [HDD] tab.
→→ The playback operation panel will be displayed.
→→ Playback image will be displayed in the image
display area where live images are being displayed. The live indication displayed in the information display area will turn to the playback
indication.
Note:
• Playback will start from the latest recorded image.
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Step 4
To stop playback, click the [STOP] button.
→→ Live images will be displayed in the image display
area where playback images are being displayed.
The playback indication displayed in the information display area will turn to the live indication.
Note:
• Operate the playback images using the buttons
on the playback operation panel. Refer to the
"Playback operation panel" section (+ page 29)
for further information about the buttons on the
playback operation panel.
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Play images using the "Quick playback" panel
Search and playback of recorded images can be easily performed when using the "Quick playback" panel.
There are three ways to play recorded images as follows.
• Play recorded images from the search result list displayed after searching by designating the recording time
• Play recorded images from the search result list displayed after searching by designating the time & date of
SD memory data
• Play the latest recorded image
Note:
• When displaying images on a multi-screen, playback images will be displayed in all areas.
• It is impossible to play SD memory data on a multi-screen.
• When the SD memory data contains not many frames, playback may sometimes not be performed in a normal manner. (A black screen may be displayed, or speed of image load may become slow, etc.) In this case,
display the image with frame playback/ reverse frame playback.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Quick playback" panel.
Step 1
Display live images from the recorder to be searched.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (+
page 40) for how to display live images.
n Calendar/time
Select time & date from "Jan/01/2005" "Dec/31/2034".
Select a number for hour from "AM12" - "PM11".
Select a number for minute (1 minute step).
Step 2
Click the "Quick playback" bar on the function panel.
Note:
• When the software in use is European specification, select the time & date from the following.
Date: Between "01/01/2005" and "31/12/2034"
Hour: Between "0" and "23"
Minute: Between "00" and "59" (1 minute step)
n SD memory rec.
Check this checkbox to search for recorded images
from the SD memory data.
→→ The "Quick playback" panel will be displayed.
Note:
• When displaying images on a multi-screen, it is
impossible to check the checkbox.
n [Go to date] button
Click this button to start playback of images recorded
at the selected time & date.
n [Go to last] button
Click this button to start playback of the latest
recorded images.
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Step 3
Select the desired time & date.
Note:
• It is unnecessary to designate the time & date
when playing the latest recorded image. The latest
recorded image to be played is determined according to the setting of the recorder. Refer to the
operating instructions of the recorder in use for
further information.
Step 4
Click the [Go to date] button or the [Go to last] button.
→→ Images recorded at the selected time & date or
the latest recorded image will be played in the
image displayed area.
Note:
• When playing MPEG-4 or H.264 images, playback
may start from a point several seconds after the
designated time & date. Sometimes, playback
may start from the beginning of the next record.
• When playback cannot be performed correctly
even when designating the time & date of the SD
memory data to be searched, it may be possible
that there is no image recorded by the SD memory recording.
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Start/stop recording manually
Note:
• To perform manual recording, login by the user with the level of manual recording and playing authorization
is required.
Step 1
Step 4
Display live images from the recorder to be used for
recording.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (+
page 40) for how to display live images.
Click the [REC START] button.
→→ Recording will start. The REC indicator of the
camera channel used for recording will light red.
Step 2
Click the [HDD] tab.
→→ The playback operation panel will be displayed.
Step 5
To stop recording, click the [REC STOP] button.
→→ The REC indicator will go off.
Note:
• When another recording such as by an alarm occurrence is being performed, the REC indicator
will not go off and only the manual recording will
stop. Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder in use for further information about the recording.
Step 3
Click the [D]/[C] buttons in the "REC" box.
The [REC START] button and the [REC STOP] button
will be displayed.
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Search
Search recording event
Search for a recording event as follows.
It is possible to search for the following recording events by designating the search target; recorders, groups
and maps.
• Manual
• Terminal alarm
• SD memory rec.
i-VMD
• Terminal
• Motion
• Schedule
• Command alarm
• Emergency
• VMD
• Site alarm
• Video loss
• Removal and left behind
• Loitering
• Direction
• Scene change
Note:
• Only "SD memory" is unavailable to search together with other recording event types. To search for the SD
memory data, search for the SD memory data alone.
• Up to 1000 search results will be displayed. When more than 1000 search results are found, the latest 1000
search results will be displayed in the search result list. When searching in multiple recorders, number of
search results per a recorder will be (1000/number of recorders).
• i-VMD search is available only when HD600 is selected for the search target.
Determine the search conditions
Search for images by designating time & date, camera channel and recording event type (REC event search).
Step 1
Step 2
Select "Search(S)..." under "Search(S)" on the menu
bar or click the [Search] icon on the tool bar.
The "Search" window will be displayed.
Determine the search conditions.
<When recorders are to be searched>
1. Select "Recorder" for "Search by".
→→ The registered recorders will be displayed in the
tree view.
2. Select the recorders and the cameras to be
searched.
3. Select the recording events to be searched.
4. Designate the time range to be searched by setting the start time and the end time.
5. Determine to search for recorded images with text
information or without it.
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<When groups are to be searched>
Step 3
1. Select "Group" for "Search by".
→→ The registered groups will be displayed in list
form.
Click the [OK] button.
→→ Search will start and the window with the
progress bar will be displayed.
2. Select the groups to be searched.
3. Select the recording events to be searched.
Note:
• When playback is being performed on the operation window, playback will stop and live images
will be displayed.
• Search result will keep on being added to the
search result list while the window with the
progress bar is being displayed. When the
[Cancel] button is clicked while the window with
the progress bar is being displayed, search results
added to the search result list until the [Cancel]
button is clicked will not be deleted.
4. Designate the time range to be searched by setting the start time and the end time.
5. Determine to search for recorded images with text
information or without it.
<When maps are to be searched>
1. Select "Map" for "Search by".
→→ The registered maps will be displayed in list form.
→→ When the search is complete, the "Search result"
window will be displayed.
2. Select the maps to be searched.
3. Select the recording events to be searched.
4. Designate the time range to be searched by setting the start time and the end time.
Step 4
5. Determine to search for recorded images with text
information or without it.
Click the [Close] button.
→→ The confirmation window will close.
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Note:
• The search results will be displayed with the following information; time & date, recorder title, camera title,
recording event type, with or without text.
• When a result is clicked, the "Search" window will close and the selected image will be displayed on a
1-screen. When playback of the selected result starts, the descriptions of the selected result will be displayed in the search panel of the operation window. Refer to the "Play recorded images using the "Search"
panel" section (+ page 68) for further information about the "Search" panel.
• Once a playback is performed from the search results, the search result will not be deleted until a new
search is performed or until the user logged out or exit the software.
Search for times and dates of motion-containing images
The times and dates of images containing a motion are searched for from recorded images.
Note:
• This function is available only with ND400, HD600 or NV200.
• If ND400, HD600 or NV200 is registered, the VMD search tab will be displayed.
• Up to 200 search results can be displayed.
Determine the search conditions
The time & date, camera channel, and motion detection area are specified to perform searching. (VMD search)
Step 1
Step 3
Select "Search(S)..." under "Search(S)" on the menu
bar or click the [Search] icon on the tool bar.
Determine the search conditions.
Step 2
Click the [VMD search] tab on the search window.
→→ The "VMD search" window will be displayed.
1. Select a recorder and a camera to be searched for
from the search target list. Only one recorder and
one camera are selectable.
2. Designate the time range to be searched by setting the start time and the end time.
3. Click the [Image display] button.
→→ The image of the camera to be searched for is
displayed.
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Note:
• The image on the operation window will be
cleared.
4. Specify areas by dragging on the image area.
Up to 4 areas can be specified.
Note:
• When the recorder to be searched is the HD600
and the image of the camera is specified for the
detection area from the top to bottom, search will
be unavailable. (The area whose search will be
available is the same as that configured on the
HD600.)
Step 4
Click the [OK] button.
→→ Search will start and the window with the
progress bar will be displayed. When the search
is complete, the "Search result" window will be
displayed.
Refer to "Play recorded images from the search result
list" (+ page 67) for playback from the search result
list.
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Play from the search results
Play recorded images from the search result list
It is possible to play images displayed in the search result list.
Step 1
Click the desired result displayed in the search result
list.
→→ The "Search" window will close and the images of
the selected result will be displayed on a 1-screen
in the image display area.
Note:
• Playback of the search result is also available by
clicking a desired result displayed in the "Search"
panel. Refer to the "Play recorded images using
the "Search" panel" section (+ page 68) for further information about the "Search" panel.
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Play recorded images using the "Search" panel
The description of the search results displayed in the search result list will be displayed in the "Search" panel in
list form. Play recorded images of the desired result displayed in the "Search" panel as follows.
n Search result list
Step 1
The search results will be displayed with the following
information; time & date, recorder title, camera title,
recording event type, with or without text.
Click the "Search" bar on the function panel.
Step 2
Click the desired result displayed in the search result
list.
→→ Recorded images of the selected result will be
displayed on a 1-screen in the image display
area.
→→ The "Search" panel will be displayed.
Note:
• When clicking a result displayed in the search result list, recorded images of the respective result
will be displayed on a 1-screen.
When playback is started, all images displayed in
the image display areas will be cleared.
• When right-clicking on the search result list, the
pop-up menu will be displayed.
Playback of recorded images of the specific group
is available by selecting the desired group from
the group list displayed on the sub menu of the
right-click pop-up menu.
(When "SD memory" has been selected for the
search, the group playback is unavailable.)
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Search" panel.
n [Search...] button
Click this button to display the "Search" window. This
button is unavailable when no search has been performed.
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Save recorded images
Download recorded images
It is possible to download recorded image from the recorder onto the PC. FTP function is used to download
recorded images.
Download recorded images using the "Download" panel.
Note:
• Recorded images of up to 64 cameras can be downloaded simultaneously. When multiple camera channels
are selected, download of recorded images will be performed by the camera channels in order.
• Download is available only from a single recorder.
• The maximum recording duration available for download is 24 hours.
• Images recorded in the designated time range will be divided into files of 10 minutes length each and downloaded. The maximum time length of a downloaded file is 10 minutes.
n Recorders in the tree view
Step 1
The recorders and the cameras as the target sources
of download will be displayed. Select the desired
recorders and the cameras.
Click the "Download" bar on the function panel.
n Start
Select the start time of time range for download.
Select the start time from "Jan/01/2005" "Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59". Select a number for second from "00" "59".
n End
→→ The "Download" panel will be displayed.
Select the end time of time range for download.
Select the end time from "Jan/01/2005" "Dec/31/2034". Select a number for hour from
"AM12" - "PM11". Select a number for minute from
"00" - "59". Select a number for second from "00" "59".
n Viewer
The viewer software will be downloaded together with
recorded images.
n Audio
Audio will be downloaded together with images.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Download" panel.
n SD memory rec.
Recorded images transferred from the SD memory
card in the camera to the recorder will be downloaded.
n [Download...] button
The folder selection window will be displayed.
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Step 2
Step 4
Select the recorders and the cameras as the target
sources of download.
Click the [OK] button after specifying a folder.
→→ Download will start and the "Download" window
will be displayed. To cancel download, click the
[Cancel] button or the [×] button at the top right of
the window. Downloaded files will be stored in the
specified folder.
Step 3
Designate time range for download, and then click
the [Download...] button.
→→ The window to specify a folder as the destination
of the downloaded files will be displayed.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Download" window.
n Name of the file currently being downloaded
Name of the file currently being downloaded will be
displayed.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Browse For Folder" window.
n Number of files
"Number of files downloaded"/"Number of files to be
downloaded".
n Destination folder
Specify a folder as the destination of downloaded
files.
n Progress bar
n [Make New Folder] button
The status of the download will be displayed.
Click this button to create a new folder in the selected
folder.
n List of files
Information of the downloaded files will be displayed
in list form.
File: Downloaded files will be displayed.
Result: The status of the download file will be displayed.
OK: Download of the file is successfully completed.
NG: Download of the file failed.
No data: No data was found in the selected
recorder.
n [OK] button
The window will close and the download will start.
n [Cancel] button
The window will close and the download will be canceled.
Note:
• The overwrite warning window will be displayed
when a file of the same name already exists in the
folder. Click the [Cancel] button when wishing not
to overwrite the file. In this case, specify another
folder.
Note:
• If the download failed, the result will be filed as a
system log. Refer to WV-ASM200 Setup
Instructions (PDF) for further information about
logs.
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n [OK] button/[Cancel] button
Step 5
The [OK] button will be displayed when the download
is completed. The [Cancel] button will be displayed in
the process of download.
When the [OK] button is clicked, the "Download" window will close. When the [Cancel] button is clicked in
the process of download, the download will be canceled.
When the download is completed, click the [OK] button.
→→ The "Download" window will close.
Note:
• When trying to close the software or log out in the
process of download, the confirmation window
will be displayed. To cancel download, click the
[OK] button. To continue the download, click the
[Cancel] button.
• When continuing the download, the software will
not be closed or the logout process will be canceled. When canceling the download, the software will be closed or the logout process will be
performed. In this case, the file being downloaded
will be deleted. The downloaded file will not be
deleted.
When the download is canceled
The confirmation window will be displayed.
Click the [OK] button.
The download will be canceled. When the [Cancel]
button is clicked, download will continue.
Download while playing recorded images
When right-clicking on the image being played, the pop-up menu will be displayed. When "Download" is
selected from the displayed pop-up menu, the "Download" panel will open. Download recorded images by following from step 2 of the "Download recorded images" section (+ page 69). Refer to the "Playback" section (+
page 58) for how to display the playback window.
Download recorded images using the "Search" panel
When right-clicking on a result displayed in the search result list on the "Search" panel, the pop-up menu will
be displayed. When "Download" is selected from the displayed pop-up menu, the "Download" panel will open.
Download recorded images by following from step 2 of the "Download recorded images" section (+ page 56).
Refer to the "Play recorded images using the "Search" panel section (+ page 68) for further information about
the "Search" panel.
About the downloaded files
File name of a downloaded file will be as follows.
Example: 01_070209121500_0515.n3r (channel number:1, start time:2007/02/09 12:15:00, length:5 minutes
and 15 seconds)
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Note:
• When the SD memory data is downloaded, the letter "_SD" will be attached to the time length of a file.
Example: 01_070209121500_0515_SD.n3r
• File name of the downloaded audio data will be as follow.
Example: 01_070209121500_0515_SD.n3r
• File extensions of the file downloaded from each recorder will be as follows.
When downloaded from the ND200, ND300, ND400, HD600, NV200: n3r (n3a for audio file)
• When downloaded from the HD300: h3r (h3a for audio file)
Operate the downloaded file
It is necessary to use the dedicated viewer software to play and operate the downloaded files. When the
"Viewer" checkbox in the "Download" panel is checked, the viewer software will be downloaded together with
the files. Refer to the "Download recorded images" section (+ page 55) for further information.
Save as a JPEG file
It is possible to save the live image or recorded images as a JPEG file.
Step 1
Display the image to be saved.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (+
page 40) or the "Playback" section (+ page 58)
for how to display images.
Note:
• Saving is available only when displaying images
on a 1-screen.
Step 2
Note:
• The "Save As" window can be opened by selecting "Save as JPEG file..." from the pop-up menu
displayed by right-clicking on the image display
area.
Select "Save as JPEG file(S)..." under "File(F)" on the
menu bar or click the [Save as JPEG file] icon on the
tool bar.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Save As" window.
n Save in:
Specify a folder as the destination of the file to be
saved.
→→ The "Save As" window will be displayed.
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n File name:
Enter the name of the file to be saved. The default
name is as follows.
Example: 20061008110340.jpg (time & date when the
file is saved:
Note:
• When the time & date are not displayed on the
status bar, time & date part of the default file
name will be determined according to the current
time of the PC.
n [Save] button
The "Save As" window will close and the image will
be saved as a JPEG file and stored in the selected
folder.
n [Cancel] button
The "Save As" window will close without saving.
Step 3
Click the [Save] button after specifying a destination
folder and the file name.
→→ The image will be saved as a JPEG file with the
specified name and stored in the specified folder.
Note:
• The image to be saved is the image displayed in
step 2.
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Print
It is possible to print an image of live images or recorded images.
n Time & date
Step 1
Time & date when the file is printed will be displayed.
The time & date will be followed by an asterisk "*"
when the daylight saving time is applied.
Display the image to be printed.
→→ Refer to the "Monitor live images" section (+
page 40) or the "Playback" section (+ page 58)
for how to display images.
Note:
• When the time & date are not displayed on the
status bar, the current time of the PC will be
printed.
Note:
• Printing is available only when displaying images
on a 1-screen.
n Recorder/encoder
Step 2
The recorder title will be displayed.
Select "Print(P)..." under "File(F)" on the menu bar or
click the [Print] icon on the tool bar.
Note:
• When displaying an image from a camera that is
not registered in the recorder, "--" will be displayed.
• When displaying an image from an encoder that is
not registered in the recorder, the encoder title will
be displayed.
n Camera
The camera title will be displayed.
Step 3
→→ The "Print Preview" window will be displayed.
Click the [Print...] button.
→→ The "Print" window will be displayed.
Step 4
Note:
• The "Print Preview" window can be opened by selecting "Print..." from the pop-up menu displayed
by right-clicking on the image display area.
Click the [OK] button after completing the settings.
→→ Printing of the image currently being displayed
will start.
The following are descriptions about each item displayed on the "Print Preview" window.
Note:
• The image to be printed is the image displayed in
step 2.
n [Print...] button
The "Print" window will be displayed.
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Display/edit text information
It is possible to attach text information to the recorded images. Up to 200 characters (up to 10 lines) can be
entered.
Note:
• Displaying/editing of text information is available only when displaying images on a 1-screen. When displaying images on a multi-screen, the [TEXT] button will not be displayed.
Step 1
Play recorded images on a 1-screen.
→→ Refer to the "Playback" section (+ page 58) for
how to play images.
Step 2
Pause the playback by clicking the [PAUSE] button.
Step 4
Edit the text information.
Note:
• Available characters
The following characters are available for text information.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWX
YZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ! " # $ % &‘ ( ) * + ,- . / : ; < = >
? @ [ \] ^ _ ` { | } (space)
• A break (line feed) can be entered by pressing the
[Ctrl] key and the [Enter] key simultaneously.
Step 3
Click the [TEXT] button on the playback operation
panel.
Step 5
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The confirmation window will be displayed.
Step 6
Click the [OK] button.
→→ The edited text will be registered, and the confirmation window and the "Edit text" window will
close.
→→ Text information of the recorded images will be
displayed.
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Convert a file to the standard format
It is possible to convert an n3r file into an mp4 file.
n Format
Step 1
Select the format of converted image data.
Click the [File conversion] icon on the tool bar.
→→ The file conversion window will be displayed.
Note:
• Currently, only the mp4 format can be specified.
n Image Size
Select the resolution from the following.
1920 x1080/ 1280x960/ 1280x720/ 960x720/
800x600/ 720x576/ 720x480/ 640x480/ 320x240
n Audio
Select whether or not to load the audio (n3a) file during conversion.
On: Load the audio file.
Off: Not to load the audio file.
n File Chain
Select whether or not to combine two or more converted files together.
On: Combine files.
Off: Not to combine files.
n [Add] button
Select a source file.
Note:
• When a user who is not allowed to convert a file
logged in to this software, the [File conversion]
icon will not be displayed.
n [Delete] button
Delete a source file from the list of the files to convert.
n [Up] button
The details are as follows.
Change the order of listed files to the ascending
order.
n File Name
Indicates the list of source n3r files.
n [Down] button
n Location
Change the order of listed files to the descending
order.
Indicates the full paths of source n3r files.
n [Start] button
n Output
Start conversion.
Indicates the names of the folders to output the converted files.
n [Cancel] button
Cancel conversion.
n [Select] button
n Progress bar
Open the folder to output a converted file.
The status of the download will be displayed.
n Conversion status
"Number of files converted"/"Number of files to be
converted" will be displayed.
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Step 2
Drag and drop the source n3r file into the list of files.
Note:
• It is also possible to select the file by clicking the
[Add] button.
• It is impossible to convert h3r files.
• File conversion starts sequentially according to
the order of the list. To combine two or more converted files together, the content of the source
files should be ordered chronologically. Click the
[Up]/[Down] button to correct the chronological
order.
When the [OK] button is clicked, the file will be overwritten.
When the [Rename] button is clicked, it is possible to
change the file name.
Step 3
Click the [Select] button to select the destination
folder.
Note:
• If selecting a system folder such as "Program
Files" as an output folder, the file may not be created in the selected folder regardless of successful file conversion.
In this case, OS virtualization will create a system
folder and files under;
C:\User\<User name>\AppData\Local\
VirtualStore
Example: When trying to create files in "C:\
Program Files\Panasonic" by a user name "asm",
mp4 files will be created under;
C:\User name\asm\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\
Program Files\Panasonic
• The file name will be automatically determined.
The extension of the file will be changed from
"n3r" to "mp4".
• The maximum size of an mp4 file is approx. 1.9
GB. When the size exceeds 1.9 GB during conversion, the file will automatically be divided into several files. The unique and sequential numbers will
be given to these files.
• When the conversion of a file fails in the process,
it will automatically be converted again into another file. However, the file will automatically be
divided at the point of failure.
• When the file conversion error occurs, the details
will be displayed in the message area.
When the [OK] button is clicked, the selected folder
will be displayed as the output destination. When the
[Cancel] button is clicked, output to the selected
folder will be canceled.
Step 4
Select the options of "Image Size", "Audio" and "File
Chain".
Step 5
Click the [Start] button.
→→ File conversion will start. If the name of the converted file is the same as an existing file, the
window will be displayed to select whether or not
to overwrite the existing one.
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Viewer software
When an image file or an audio file is downloaded, the downloaded file will be saved as an image file (file name.
n3r, file name.h3r) or an audio file (file name.h3a).
The viewer software can be downloaded together with the downloaded image file or audio file. Playback, saving
and printing of the downloaded image file or audio file are available using the viewer software.
Note:
• Viewer software to be copied differs depending on the file to be downloaded.
If the extension of the file is "n3r": n3vsetup.exe
• If the extension of the file is "h3r": Viewer.exe
• The images of windows shown below for the following procedures are ND_Viewer.exe.
Install the viewer software
Note:
• When the older version of the viewer software is installed, installation may not be successfully completed.
Uninstall the older version first before starting the installation.
• The "Viewer.exe" is unnecessary to install.
Step 1
Double-click the downloaded installer file "n3vsetup.
exe".
→→ The installer will be launched. Follow the instructions displayed on the monitor.
Note:
• Read the content of the "License Agreement" window and select "I accept the terms in the license
agreement".
• It is possible to install the software even when
"User Name" and "Organization" on the
"Customer Information" screen are blank. Select
"Anyone who uses this computer (all users)".
• Select "Complete" for the setup type.
Step 2
Click the [Install] button.
→→ Installation will start. When the installation is
successfully completed, the installation completion window will be displayed. Click the [Finish]
button.
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Uninstall the viewer software
Note:
• The "Viewer.exe" is unnecessary to uninstall. Delete the file directly.
Step 1
Open "Programs - Uninstall a program" in "Control Panel" of Windows 7.
Step 2
Select "ND_Viewer" from the presently installed programs and click the [Uninstall] button.
→→ The uninstall program will be launched and the wizard will be displayed.
Step 3
Uninstall the program by following the displayed instructions.
How to use the viewer software (ND_Viewer)
Note:
• Viewer software to be used differs depending on the file to be played.
If the extension of the file is "n3r": ND_Viewer.exe
• If the extension of the file is "h3r": Viewer.exe
• It is impossible to play only an audio file (extension:h3a) using the viewer software.
Playback operation button
Search box
Image display area
List display area
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Select recorded images currently being played
Step 1
button.
Start the viewer software and click the
→→ The "Open" window will be diplayed.
Step 2
Select the desired download file (file extension:n3r)
and click the [Open] button.
Or drag and drop the image data file into the viewer
software without displaying the "Open" window.
→→ The information of the selected file will be displayed in the list display area.
Date & Time: Indicates a start time and an end
time for copying the recorded images.
Cam: Indicates the camera number.
Note:
• Do not change the file name of the copied or downloaded image data. If the file name is changed, the file information will not be displayed correctly.
• It is possible to select multiple files (up to 100 files) by clicking the desired files while holding down the [Ctrl]
key or the [Shift] key on the user keyboard and display all of them in a list by drag & drop.
• The files can be sorted by start time and date in ascending or descending order by clicking the header of
the list display area.
• To add image data to the list display area, right-click the list and select [Add file] from the menu displayed.
When the window for opening files is displayed, proceed to Step 2. The image data added will be displayed
on the sorted list.
• When the number of displayed image data files has reached 100, no more files can be added. The total
number of selected image data files is displayed under [Total:] on the list.
• Clicking the
button will delete all data displayed on the list. Another way to clear the list is to right-click
the list and select [Clear all list].
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Playback of recorded images
Use the playback operation button to play downloaded images. If an image from the same camera is displayed
on the list, the next image in playback mode or the previous image in reverse playback mode will be played
back consecutively. If the same camera channel is absent on the list, playback will stop, the image display area
will turn black and the unit is paused.
Note:
• Clicking the
button in playback (or the
button in reverse playback) will play the next (or previous) image on the list of the camera whose image is currently being played back.
• When the
button is clicked, the displayed image will be enlarged two times. Clicking the
button will
reset the image to its original size.
• If there is audio data (file name .n3a), the
/
buttons will be displayed. Click these buttons to play back
with or without audio.
• Playback images and audio may sometimes not be synchronized exactly.
• When the [Search] button is clicked after selecting [Date &Time] and [Camera(ch)] in the search box, playback of the image data of the selected camera data will start from the top of the data corresponding to the
selected time and date.
• When performance of the PC in use is low, images may not be played smoothly.
• To play image data together with audio data, click the [Audio ON] button. (When using Viewer.exe)
• It is impossible to play audio when no sound card is installed on the PC. (When using Viewer.exe)
Save the downloaded image as a JPEG file
It is possible to save the paused image as a jpeg file (extension: jpg). Saving the downloaded file is available
only when the image is paused.
Step 1
button.
Click the
→→ The "Save As" window will be displayed.
Step 2
Enter the file name and select "JPG (*.jpg)" for "Save
as type".
Designate the folder and click the [Save] button.
→→ The paused image will be saved as a JPEG file.
Note:
• When using Viewer.exe, it is possible to save as a
bitmap file by selecting "BMP (*.bmp)".
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Save image data (copy) (ND_Viewer only)
Save selected image data (file name.n3r) in any folder on the PC.
Step 1
Right-click the list and select [Copy] from the menu displayed.
→→ The "Save As" window will be displayed.
Step 2
Click the [Save] button after specifying a destination folder and the file name.
→→ The image data will be saved as a JPEG file.
Print the downloaded image
Print the image displayed in the image display area.
Pause playback at the desired point and click the
button. When printing the image of an n3r file, time & date
when the image is paused will be printed together.
Note:
• When using Viewer.exe, it is possible to select a print size from L/M/S.
Alteration detection
It is possible to detect the alteration of the data if a code for the alteration detection has been attached to the
downloaded data.
The [ALT CHECK] button will be displayed only when opening a file with a code for the alteration detection.
Clicking the button starts alteration detection and displays the result in a window.
OK (Not Altered): No alteration was detected.
NG (Altered): Alteration was detected.
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Alarm/event notification and management of logs
A pop-up window (notification window) will be displayed on the operation window when an alarm or an error
occurred.
Alarm notification: Message provided from the sensor or the camera, etc.
Event notification: Message notifies of an error occurrence such as a recorder error or a network error
Important:
• It is necessary to configure the settings of a device to be used in order to use the alarm/event notification
function.
• When also using the Panasonic alarm protocol function of the recorder, it is necessary to set the same
number to the event action number and the recording camera number on the recorder.
Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder for how to configure the settings.
Note:
• Only when an event is a terminal alarm, it is unnecessary to set the same number to the terminal number
and the recording camera number since the information of the recording camera configured for the terminal
alarm setting on the recorder. Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder in use for how to configure
the terminal alarm settings.
• When the recorder in use is the HD600, it is possible to select two or more recording cameras. The camera
whose number is the smallest is used for this software.
• When the terminal alarm setting has been changed on the recorder, it is necessary to download the information from the recorder. In addition, if the information of the data in use has been downloaded from the recorder using WV-ASM100/WV-ASM100L (Version 7 or earlier), it is necessary to download the information
from the recorder again. Refer to WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for how to download the information. Live images from the camera in which an alarm occurred can be displayed only when the login user is
allowed to access this camera.
• Live images from the camera in which an alarm occurred can be displayed only when the login user is allowed to access this camera.
• Images recorded at an alarm occurrence can be played only when a login user is not restricted by the user
level determined by the administrator to play the recorded images.
When an alarm/event notification is provided, one of the following logs will be filed.
Alarm log:A log that contains alarm information transmitted from the device using Panasonic alarm
protocol
Device error log:A log that contains device error information transmitted from the device using Panasonic
alarm protocol
Network error log:A log that contains information of a network error that occurred between this software and
the device
Note:
• Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information about the logs.
Alarm/event notification window
When an alarm/error occurred, descriptions of the alarm/error occurrence will be displayed in a pop-up window
(notification window) on the operation window. The notification window will be displayed at the bottom right of
the operation window. When there are two notification windows, the upper notification window is the newer one
and the lower one is the older one.
When the lower message window displayed is closed, the upper message window moves to the position where
the lower message window had been displayed.
Note:
• When a same type of alarm/event occurred while the message window is being displayed, the descriptions
in the message window will be renewed.
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n Alarm notification message
Notifies of an alarm occurrence.
n Event notification message
Notifies of an event occurrence.
Note:
• When an alarm/event occurred during the sub
window such as the "Search" window is displayed, the buttons on the displayed message
window are inoperable until the displayed sub
window is closed.
Alarm notification message window
When an alarm occurred, the alarm notification message window will be displayed. When an alarm occurred,
the alarm buzzer will start sounding and the alarm notification message window will be displayed. When the
alarm notification message window is closed, the "Alarm log" panel will be displayed. When an alarm notification is provided from the recorder during the alarm notification message window is displayed, the descriptions
in the notification message window will be renewed and the latest alarm information will be displayed.
n [Live] button
The alarm notification message window will close and
live images from the camera in which the alarm
occurred will be displayed on a 1-screen.
n [PLAY] button
The alarm notification message window will close and
playback of recorded images on a 1-screen will start
from the point of 5 seconds before the alarm occurrence.
n Alarm notification message
Note:
• When it is just after the alarm occurrence, playback may not start from the point of 5 seconds
before the alarm occurrence.
• Depending on the settings of the recorder, playback may not start from the point of 5 seconds
before the alarm occurrence.
• When an alarm notification is provided from an
encoder or a camera that is not registered in the
recorder, the [PLAY] button will not be displayed.
Alarm information, time & date of the alarm occurrence, the title of the recorder/encoder (that provided
the notification) and the title of the camera will be displayed.
Note:
• When the device that provided an alarm notification is a camera, "--" will be displayed as the title
of the device.
n Number of alarm occurrences
n [Close] button
Total number of the alarm occurrences will be displayed. When the total number of the alarm occurrences exceeds 1000, the "1000<" indication will be
displayed.
The error notification message window will close. The
"Alarm log" panel will be displayed when the alarm
notification message window is closed.
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Event notification message window
The error notification message window provides notification of a device error or a network error occurrence.
When an error occurred, the alarm buzzer will start sounding and the error notification message window will be
displayed. When the error notification message window is closed, the "Device error log" panel or the "Network
error log" panel will be displayed.
When an event notification is provided from the recorder during the event notification message window is displayed, the descriptions in the notification window will be renewed and the latest event information will be displayed.
n Event log
Error information, time & date of the error occurrence,
the title of the recorder/encoder (that provided the
notification) and the title of the camera will be displayed.
Note:
• When the device that provided an error notification is a camera, "--" will be displayed as the title
of the device.
n Number of error occurrences
Total number of the error occurrences will be displayed. When the total number of the error occurrences exceeds 2000, the "2000<" indication will be
displayed.
n [Close] button
The error notification message window will close. The
"Device error log" panel or the "Network error log"
panel will be displayed when the error notification
window is closed.
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Alarm mode of the live window
When the Live window is active and "ON" is selected for "Alarm camera direct live window", the live window
will be switched into the alarm mode and display live images from the camera in which the alarm occurred
when receiving an alarm notification.
The live window will automatically be in the alarm mode when an alarm notification is provided regardless of the
current operation (sequence display, group display, minimized, full screen display) of the live window.
Note:
• Live images will be displayed on a screen selected for the "Number of alarm camera direct live window" setting when the live window is in the alarm mode. Only an administrator can configure the "Number of alarm
camera direct live window" setting. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information.
• When the number set for "Number of alarm camera direct live window" on the "Alarm" tab page is more
than the number set for "Live window (multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas", the number set for
"Live window (multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas" will be applied. The "Live window (multiscreen) with the maximum number of areas" setting can be determined only by the administrator. Refer to
the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information.
• When the live window is not opened, the alarm camera direct live window function will not be performed.
When the live window is active
• Normal operation
• Alarm status
Note:
• The display position and the window size of the live window when it is started will be the same as of the last
time the live window is closed.
• When the set time (auto reset wait time) has passed after the live window shifted into the alarm mode, the
live window returns to the previous operation. Only an administrator can configure the "Auto reset wait time"
setting. Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions for further information about the "Auto reset wait time"
setting.
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• When alarms occurred sequentially before the alarm is reset automatically, live images from the cameras
will be displayed in from the upper left area in order. When the number of alarm occurrences exceeds the
set number of areas ("Number of alarm camera direct live window"), live images of the older alarm will be
canceled and live images of newer alarm will be displayed in order (live images displayed in the upper left
area will be the first to be canceled).
Simultaneously display live images of two or more alarms when alarms occurred
sequentially
Depending on selected screen for the "Number of alarm camera direct live window" setting, live images will be
differently displayed as follows. When "1-screen" is selected, live images will be sequentially displayed in the
order of the alarm occurrences.
When "4-screen" is selected
Live images will be displayed as follows. When the number of alarm occurrences exceeds
of the
1 9, live images
2
older alarm will be canceled and live images of newer alarm will be displayed in order (live
images
displayed
in
1
2
the upper left area will be the first to be canceled).
1
2
3
1
Alarm 1
occurred
4
Black
screen
Black
screen
Black
screen
3
4
3
4
1
Alarm 2
occurred
Black
screen
2
1
2
1 Black
screen
2Alarm 3
occurred
3
3
1
2
3
Black
screen
Alarm 4
occurred
1
2
3
4
Alarm 5
occurred
When "9-screen" is selected
Live images will be displayed as follows. When the number of alarm occurrences exceeds 9, live images of the older alarm will be canceled and live
images of newer alarm will be displayed in order (live images displayed in
the upper
left 2
area will3be the first to be canceled).
1
4
5
6
7
8
9
When "16-screen" is selected
Live images will be displayed as follows. When the number of alarm occurrences exceeds 9, live images of the older alarm will be canceled and live
images of newer alarm will be displayed in order (live images displayed in
the upper left area will be the first to be canceled).
5
2
3
4
1
2
3
1
2
3
4
5
6
4
7
5
8
6
9
7
8
9
1
2
3
4
1
5
2
6
3
7
4
8
5
9
6
10
7
11
8
12
1
2
3
4
9
13
10
14
11
15
12
16
5
6
7
8
13
14
15
16
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
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Information display area
When the live window is in the alarm mode, alarm information will be displayed in the information display area.
Note:
• When the live window is in the alarm mode, the group information display area will be hidden and the camera information display area will be displayed regardless of the settings.
• When the live window returns to the normal mode from the alarm mode, the group information display area
and the camera information display area will be displayed/hidden according to the settings.
n Alarm icon
The alarm icon window will be displayed when the live window is in the alarm mode.
n Camera
The title of the camera in which the alarm occurred will be displayed.
n Descriptions of the alarm
Alarm type and the camera channel will be displayed.
Reset the alarm mode
When the set time (auto reset wait time) has passed after the live window shifted into the alarm mode, the live
window returns to the previous operation. When an alarm occurred before the alarm is reset automatically, the
live window will be in the alarm mode until the set time has passed from the moment when the new alarm has
occurred. When alarms occurred sequentially, the alarm mode will continue until the set time has passed from
the moment when the newest alarm has occurred.
When "Alarm mode reset" is selected from the pop-up menu displayed by right-clicking on the image display
area, the alarm mode can be reset even when the set time has not passed yet.
n Alarm mode reset
The live window will returns to the previous operation
mode.
n Full screen
The live window in the alarm mode can be displayed
on a full screen.
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Emergency recording input alarm
In the state of emergency, emergency recording will sometimes be performed manually using the external
switch.
In this case, the emergency recording input alarm will be notified. An emergency recording input alarm usually
contains information of multiple channels, and they will be filed as logs in the "Alarm log" panel. However, only
the information of the biggest channel number will be displayed in the alarm notification window.
Alarm mode of the map window
When receiving an alarm, the icon of the camera in which an alarm occurred will blink red. The camera icon will
start blinking red for 10 seconds and then displayed in red without blinking. When the icon displayed in red (or
blinking red) is clicked, live images from the camera will be displayed in the selected area of the operation window and the camera icon will return to the normal camera icon.
The map operation may vary depending on the setting for "Auto change of map".
ON:
Change the display to the map that has registered the camera in which an alarm occurred.
OFF: Does not change the display to the map that has registered the camera in which an alarm occurred.
Note:
• When alarms occurred sequentially (within less than 1 second), the map will not be changed even if "ON" is
selected for "Auto change of map".
• When the [Live] button or the [Play] button on the alarm notification window is clicked, images from the corresponding camera will be displayed and the respective camera icon that has been displayed in red or
blinking red will return to the normal camera icon.
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"Alarm log" panel
When an alarm occurred, the description of the alarm will be filed as a log in the "Alarm log" panel.
Up to 1000 logs will be displayed in the alarm log panel.
Alarm log list
Play icon
n [Buzzer stop] button
n Recorder/encoder
The buzzer sounding to announce an alarm or error
will be stopped.
The title of the recorder/encoder in which the alarm
occurred will be displayed.
n Alarm log list
Note:
• When the device in which an alarm occurred is a
camera, "--" will be displayed.
Descriptions of the notified alarms will be displayed in
list form. Up to 1000 descriptions will be displayed.
n [Play] icon
n Camera
Recorded images relating to a log can be played
when this icon is displayed next to a log.
The title of the camera in which the alarm occurred
will be displayed.
Note:
• When a log with the [Play] icon in the alarm log list
is clicked, playback of recorded images will start
on a 1-screen. Playback will not start when the
[Play] icon is not displayed next to the alarm log.
• The alarm log list will be kept updated.
n Time & date
Time & date when the alarm occurred will be displayed. The time & date will be followed by an asterisk "*" when the daylight saving time is applied.
n Event
Description of the alarm will be displayed.
Playback from the alarm log list
When the desired alarm log is clicked, recorded images from the camera connected to the recorder in which
the alarm occurred will be played on a 1-screen.
Note:
• Playback from the alarm log list will start from the point 5 seconds before the alarm occurrence.
• Depending on the settings of the recorder, playback may not start from the point of 5 seconds before the
alarm occurrence.
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• The [Play] icon will not be displayed in the following cases.
• The login user is not allowed to access the camera.
• The login user is not allowed to play recorded images.
• The listed recorder or camera is removed from the system.
• An alarm notification is provided from an encoder or a camera that is not registered in the recorder.
"Device error log" panel
When a device error occurred, the description of the error will be filed as a log in the "Device error log" panel.
Up to 1000 logs will be displayed in the device error log panel.
Note:
• The device error log list will be kept updated.
n Recorder/encoder
The title of the recorder/encoder in which the device
error occurred will be displayed.
n [Buzzer stop] button
The buzzer sounding to announce an alarm or error
will be stopped.
Note:
• When the device in which a device error occurred
is a camera, "--" will be displayed.
n Device error log list
n Camera
Descriptions of the notified errors will be displayed in
list form. Up to 1000 descriptions will be displayed.
The title of the camera in which the device error
occurred will be displayed.
n Time & date
Time & date when the device error occurred will be
displayed. The time & date will be followed by an
asterisk "*" when the daylight saving time is applied.
n Event
Description of the device error will be displayed.
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"Network error log" panel
When a network error occurred, the description of the error will be filed as a log in the "Network error log"
panel.
Up to 1000 logs will be displayed in the network error log panel.
Note:
• The network error log list will be kept updated.
The title of the recorder/encoder in which the network
error occurred will be displayed.
n [Buzzer stop] button
Note:
• When the device in which a network error occurred is a camera, "--" will be displayed.
The buzzer sounding to announce an alarm or error
will be stopped.
n Network error log list
n Camera
Descriptions of the notified errors will be displayed in
list form. Up to 1000 descriptions will be displayed.
The title of the camera in which the network error
occurred will be displayed.
n Time & date
Time & date when the network error occurred will be
displayed. The time & date will be followed by an
asterisk "*" when the daylight saving time is applied.
n Event
Description of the network error will be displayed.
n Recorder/encoder
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Troubleshooting
Before asking for repairs, check the symptoms with the following table.
Contact your dealer if a problem cannot be solved even after checking and trying the solution in the table or a
problem is not described below.
Important:
• When the settings of the setup menu of the device are edited, download device information again.
Otherwise, some functions may not work correctly.
• Refer to the WV-ASM200 Setup Instructions (PDF) for further information about download of the device information.
Symptom
No live image is
displayed.
Live image is not being
refreshed.
No image is displayed
when the sequence
display is being
performed.
Cause/solution
Ref. pages
• Isn’t the event notification window displayed?
Confirm the displayed description and contact the
administrator.
–
• Isn’t "OFF" selected for "MPEG-4 transmission" or "H.264
transmission" on the setup menu of the camera in use?
Select "ON" for "MPEG-4 transmission" or "H.264
transmission". Refer to the operating instructions of the camera
for how to configure the settings for MPEG-4 transmission.
–
• The recorder is currently being configured using "HDD DISK
MENU", or the SD memory recording is being performed.
Live images will be displayed when the configuration or the SD
memory recording is completed.
–
• It may be necessary to format the hard disk of the recorder.
Check the status of the recorder by accessing directly to the
recorder from the web browser.
–
• Both images and the displayed time & date are not being
refreshed.
Connection between the recorder and the camera may be
disconnected or a network trouble may be occurred. Check the
connection.
–
• This may occur when MPEG-4 or H.264 images are used in the
sequence display.
Set the refresh interval of the camera to "1 second". Refer to
the operating instructions of the camera in use for how to
configure the settings.
–
• When load of the connected device is heavy, images to be
displayed in the sequence display may be a black screen.
In this case, it may sometimes be improved by setting the
duration of the sequence display longer.
–
• When the recorder in use is the HD600, images to be displayed
in the sequence display may be a black screen.
Set the value of the live image transmission rate on the recorder
higher than the sequence dwell time or select "QVGA" for "Live
video resolution(1-screen)" and "Live video resolution(4screen)".
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Symptom
Images to be
displayed in the
sequence display is
slow to be changed. /
Part of the displayed
image is missing.
Cannot operate the
camera.
Cause/solution
Ref. pages
This may occur when audio is activated in the sequence display.
it may be improved by selecting "OFF" for the audio setting.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• It may be possible that the device in use is not compatible with
this software.
Check if the device in use is compatible with this software.
–
• The selected image is not live image.
Confirm that the indication [LIVE] is displayed in the selected
area.
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• The camera icon is displayed as "Stationary camera".
Select the PTZ camera icon.
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• The camera may be starting up. Operate again after approx. 2
minutes.
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Cannot operate the
recorder.
• A user cannot operate the recorder due to the user level
setting.
Check the user level of the user on the "User setup" tab of the
"User mng." window on the setup software.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
A black screen is
displayed during
playback.
• When playing recorded images on a multi-screen, a black
screen may sometimes be displayed.
Click the [PLAY] button.
–
• The recorder is currently being configured using "HDD DISK
MENU", or the SD memory recording is being performed.
Playback will resume when the configuration or the SD memory
recording is completed. However, the black screen may
sometimes remain or images may sometimes not be refreshed
even after the resume. In this case, click the [PLAY] button.
–
• The recorder may be powered off.
Turn on the power of the recorder. After confirming that the
recorder started up correctly, click the [PLAY] button.
–
• When the recorder in use is the HD600, images to be displayed
may be a black screen if playback operation (playback after
stop, fast playback/fast reverse playback, skipping to the next/
previous recorded image, frame playback/reverse frame
playback) is performed or camera channels are changed during
playback.
In this case, wait for a while until playback resumes or perform
the playback operation again.
Refer to the operating instructions of the HD600 for further
information about the status of black screen displayed during
playback.
–
• When images recorded on different recorders are played on a
multi-screen, recorded images displayed on a multi-screen will
not be synchronized based on the recording time. Playback of
recorded images will be synchronized only when they are from
the same recorder. However, playback is not always
synchronized precisely based on the recording time. In this
case, click the [PLAY] button.
–
Recorded images
being played on a
multi-screen do not
synchronized based
on the recording time.
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Symptom
Cannot download
images.
Cannot play the
downloaded file.
Cause/solution
Ref. pages
• This may be caused due to a device error or a network error.
Display the logs and check the settings (Address, FTP port
number, etc.) of the recorder from which the images are to be
downloaded.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• Available space of the disk designated as the destination of the
download file may be not enough.
Secure the disk space.
–
• The disk designated as the destination of the download file may
be locked for writing.
Allow the disk to be written on.
–
• The path of the destination folder of the downloaded file may
be too long.
Make sure that the path is less than 250 characters.
–
• The downloaded file may be damaged.
Retry the download and play the newly downloaded file.
–
• The recorded images to be downloaded may be deleted on the
target recorder in the process of the download.
After checking the recorder, retry the download and play the
newly downloaded file.
–
A black screen is
displayed when
playing the
downloaded file.
• An older version of the display adapter for the PC monitor may
be used.
Update the display adapter to the latest version.
Designation of time &
date does not work
correctly when
performing playback,
search and download.
• When the recorder in use is the ND300 or ND400, this may
occur if different time zones are set for the recorder and the
camera registered in the recorder.
Set the same time zone for both the recorder and the camera.
Refer to the operating instructions of the recorder in use for
how to set the time zone.
When displaying
MPEG-4 or H.264
images on a multiscreen, images from
two or more cameras
are displayed in
sequence on a single
area.
• This may occur due to the display adapter and driver
combination of the PC.
When this occurred, update the driver of the display adapter to
the latest version first.
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–
–
–
Symptom
Cause/solution
Ref. pages
Image display is not
performed smoothly or
stops. (PC performance becomes low.)
• The value set for "Maximum refresh interval (JPEG/VGA)" on
the [Performance] tab of the "System" page may not be
appropriate.
Set an appropriate value for "Maximum refresh interval (JPEG/
VGA)" on the [Performance] tab of the "System" page.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• It may be possible that the PC in use does not meet the system
requirements.
Check the system requirements for a PC.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• The value set for "Max bit rate (per 1 client)" on the setup menu
of the camera that transmits MPEG-4 or H.264 images may not
be appropriate for the CPU performance of the PC in use.
Check the recommended settings of the camera when
operating MPEG-4 or H.264 images.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• It may be possible that load of the connected device is heavy.
In this case, it may sometimes be improved by reducing load of
the connected device.
–
• Audio may be interrupted or noise may be produced when
performing panning/tilting/zooming operation of the camera, or
when multiple users are accessing the same camera
simultaneously. Audio interruption and noise production can
sometimes be reduced by setting the audio transmission
intervals longer. Refer to the operating instructions of the
camera or the encoder in use for how to configure the audio
transmission intervals.
–
• Aren't images being displayed on a full screen?
When displaying images on a full screen, it is impossible to
transmit audio.
–
Audio is interrupted or
noise is produced.
Cannot transmit audio.
The group/sequence
selected for "Default
screen" is not
displayed.
Some steps of the
sequence set for
"Default screen" are
not displayed.
Cannot receive an
alarm.
• When the number of areas for the group display set for "Default
screen" is more than the number set for "Operation window
(multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas" or "Live
window (multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas", a
black screen will be displayed on a 1-screen.
When the number of areas for the sequence display set for
"Default screen" is more than the number set for "Operation
window (multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas" or
"Live window (multi-screen) with the maximum number of
areas", excess steps will be skipped. When all steps are
excess, a black screen will be displayed on a 1-screen.
Set the number of areas for the group/sequence display to the
same or less than the number set for "Operation window (multiscreen) with the maximum number of areas" or "Live window
(multi-screen) with the maximum number of areas".
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
• It may be possible that the exceptional settings of Windows
Firewall are not configured.
Configure the exceptional settings of Windows Firewall.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
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Symptom
Live images are not
displayed even when
the camera icon
indicates that the
camera is online.
Live images are being
displayed even when
the camera icon
indicates that the
camera is offline.
Cause/solution
• Depending on the communication status, the camera icon
cannot indicate the correct status of the camera.
When the camera icon displayed in the device tree or in the
map window is clicked, the camera icon will indicate that the
camera is online.
The camera icon displayed on the "Search" window or on the
"Download" panel will not change even when it is clicked.
Ref. pages
–
The camera title
displayed in the tool
tip is different from the
registered one.
• Some of marks used for the camera title may not be displayed
correctly.
• Example) When entering "&&" and “&”, they will be displayed as
"&" in the tool tip.
–
No live image is
displayed during
operating the camera
using the system
controller.
• Load of the device that is used to control the camera may be
heavy.
In this case, it may sometimes be improved by reducing load of
the device to be used to control the camera.
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• Firmware of the device to be used to control the camera may
be not the latest one.
In this case, it may sometimes be improved by updating the
firmware of the device to be used to control the camera to the
latest one.
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Displaying of images
takes time.
• When this software is running, the PC may sometimes not go
into the sleep mode.
Even the PC went into the sleep mode, the following may occur
after returning from the sleep mode.
• Live images are not refreshed
• Cameras for the sequence display are not switched
Images are not
• Alarm notification pop-up window is not refreshed
displayed correctly
When using this software, configure the PC not to go into
after returning from the
the sleep mode.
sleeping mode, for
example, live images
are not refreshed.
The PC does not go
into the sleep mode
(system standby or
system suspension).
–
Button names are
displayed out of the
button frames.
• If the screen dpi is set to "120 DPI", button names may be
improperly displayed.
Select the "Settings" tab from the "Display Properties" window
by clicking the [Advanced] button, and change the screen dpi.
–
For multicast, images
from plural cameras
are displayed in a
mixed manner.
• If the same multicast address and port number are assigned to
two or more cameras, the images from the cameras are
displayed in a mixed manner.
Therefore, assign different multicast addresses and port
numbers to different cameras.
–
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Symptom
Cause/solution
Refresh of live images
is unstable.
• The line speed settings may be not the same between the
connected device and the hub, for example, 100M BASE-TX
Full for the unit and 100M BASE-TX half, etc. Some hubs
change the line speed automatically depending on the network
traffic and it may cause configuration errors. Check the line
speed settings of both the connected device and the hub, and
configure the line speed settings of both to conform them.
The devices are
disconnected.
Image file downloaded
from the FTP server is
faulty.
Ref. pages
–
Images cannot be
properly displayed,
recorded, or played
back.
The following message
is displayed on the
event notification
message window. "It
is impossible to
transmit JPEG images
with the selected
image capture size.
Change the image
capture size of JPEG."
• This message will be displayed when the selected image
capture size is unavailable for the transmission of JPEG images
with the image capture mode selected on NP502/NW502.
Change the capture size of JPEG images using the setup
software. When the settings of the setup menu of the camera
are edited, select the camera again.
The following message
is displayed on the
event notification
message window.
"The selected image
compression method
is different from the
camera's. Change the
setting."
• This message will be displayed when the selected compression
method (MPEG-4 or H.264 images) is set to OFF on the
camera. Change the compression method using the setup
software.
The following message
is displayed on the
event notification
message window.
""OFF" is selected for
the designated stream
type. Change the
setting."
• This message will be displayed when the stream type is set to
OFF on the camera. Change the stream type using the setup
software.
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
Setup Instructions
(PDF)
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Symptom
Cause/solution
Ref. pages
The following message
is displayed on the
event notification
message window.
"G.711 in use for
camera audio
compression scheme.
Change from G.711 to
G.726."
• This message will be displayed when the audio compression
method of the camera is set to G.711. Change the audio
compression method to "G.726 (32 kbps)".
Cannot register the
license.
• The entered "Registration Key" may be not the same as the
product to be used.
Confirm that the information of the "Registration Key" obtained
from the Key Management System is correspondent with the
product to be used with this software.
–
• It is impossible to select an area when clicking an area in black
zones outside the image display area. Check the image display
area.
–
The selected area will
not be displayed with
the frame in orange.
–
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Displayed messages and solutions
When starting the operation software
When a message window is displayed in the process of the startup, refer to the following to solve the problem.
Message
Solution
It is impossible to start the operation
software unless the setup software is
closed.
• The operation software cannot be started when the setup software
is open.
Click the [OK] button, and then start the operation software after
closing the setup software.
The operating environment of this
software could not be properly
recognized. Check to see that the PC
network environment is enabled and
perform registration again.
• Confirm that the network adapter of the PC is enabled.
If it is disabled, enable the setting.
When the [OK] button on the login window is clicked
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [OK] button on the login window, refer to the following to
solve the problem.
Message
Solution
Please change the ADMIN password.
• The default password has not been changed. It is recommended to
immediately change the password to enhance the security.
Please change the password.
• Logged in with the password whose validation period is over. It is
recommended to immediately change the password to enhance
the security.
Failed to log in.
• The entered user name or password is incorrect. Enter the correct
user name and password.
When the [OK] button on the "Change password" window is clicked
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [OK] button on the "Change password" window, refer to
the following to solve the problem.
Message
Solution
Enter 4 characters or more.
• The entered characters for the password are less than 3
characters. Enter 4 characters or more.
Entered current password is incorrect.
• The characters entered for the current password are incorrect.
Enter the current password correctly.
Enter the same password.
• The characters entered for "New password" and "Enter the new
password again to confirm" do not match. Enter the same
password.
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When the [Go to date] button on the "Quick playback" panel is clicked
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [Go to date] button, refer to the following to solve the
problem.
Message
The designated recorder is not
compatible to play SD memory data.
Solution
• This message will be displayed when the designated recorder is the
HD300 and the "SD memory rec." checkbox is checked.
Uncheck the "SD memory rec." checkbox.
When the [Download...] button on the "Download" panel is clicked
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [Download...] button on the "Download" panel, refer to
the following to solve the problem.
Message
Solution
The designated recorder is not
compatible to download SD memory
data.
• This message will be displayed when the designated recorder is the
HD300 and the "SD memory rec." checkbox is checked.
Uncheck the "SD memory rec." checkbox.
The designated recorder is not
compatible to download audio data.
• This message will be displayed when the designated recorder is the
ND300 and the "Audio" checkbox is checked.
Uncheck the "Audio" checkbox.
Audio will not be recorded by SD memory
recording. Uncheck one of them.
• This message will be displayed when the designated recorder is the
ND200 or ND400 and both the checkboxes of "Audio" and "SD
memory rec." are checked. Uncheck one of them.
Up to 24 hours can be specified for time
length to download.
• This message will be displayed when the designated download
time range is more than 24 hours.
Designate the download time range less than 24 hours.
When the [OK] button is clicked on the window for a folder designation
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [OK] button on the window for a folder designation, refer
to the following to solve the problem.
Message
The same file name exists in the selected
folder. Are you sure you wish to
overwrite?
Solution
• This message will be displayed when the same file name already
exists in the selected folder.
Click the [OK] button to overwrite the existing file.
When the [Cancel] button is clicked, the window for a folder
designation will be displayed again.
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When the [Audio transmission] button is clicked
When a message window is displayed by clicking the [Audio transmission] button, refer to the following to solve
the problem.
Message
Are you wish to start audio
transmission?
When audio transmission starts, audio
from the camera will not be heard.
Solution
• This message will be displayed by clicking the [Audio transmission]
button when "Interactive" and "OFF" are selected for "Audio mode"
and "Audio output" respectively on the setup menu of the camera.
Click the [OK] button to start audio transmission. When the [Cancel]
button is clicked, audio transmission will be canceled.
When an error occurred
When loading the setup file, a message window is displayed at an error occurrence, refer to the following to
solve the problem.
Message
Solution
Please restart the operating system.
When this message is displayed after the
restart, please reinstall the software.
• This message will be displayed when a critical error occurred.
Restart the operating system of the PC.
When this problem is not solved even after the restart, reinstall the
software.
Required data was not found in DB.
Please load the backup data. When
there is no backup data, please reinstall
or initialize the setup data.
• This message will be displayed when the required data was not
found in the database.
Import the backup data.
When the [Image display] button on the VMD search tab is clicked
Message
Failed to obtain the image file.
Solution
• This message will be displayed when failed to obtain the images
from the recorder.
Confirm that the recorded data exists in the searching range.
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When the [List] button on the [SD] tab is clicked
While the alarm logs or manual/schedule logs in the log list window are being
selected
Message
Solution
List acquisition was failed due to FTP
connection error.
• This message will be displayed when FTP connection failed due to
such a reason as no available FTP ports.
Confirm that the FTP access to camera is possible with the
environment in use.
The SD function is not enabled.
• This message will be displayed in the following cases.
• When a camera without the SD memory card slot (such as WVSP102) is accessed
→→ The SD function is unavailable since the camera is not equipped
with the SD memory card slot.
• When "Not use" is selected for the SD memory card setting on
the camera
→→ Change the setting to "Use".
• When no SD memory card is inserted in the camera
→→ Insert an SD memory card into the camera.
• The SD memory card is inserted in the camera, but the card is
not formatted correctly.
→→ Format the SD memory card. Refer to operating instructions of
the camera for further information.
• When there are no H.264 image recorded by the SD memory recording (When there are only JPEG images)
→→ Select "H.264" for the setting of SD memory recording.
List acquisition was failed due to user
authentication error.
• This message will be displayed when the administrator name and the
password configured for device registration are incorrect.
Configure the administrator name and password registered on the
camera.
List acquisition was failed (due to other
FTP errors).
• This message will be displayed when network disconnection occurs
during list acquisition.
Check the network.
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Operation using the system controller
This software can be operated using an optional system controller.
The following are descriptions of the available functions using the system controller and of how to operate.
It is possible to restrict operable functions according to the user type (administrator or the registered users).
Important:
• It is necessary that the license for the Extension Software WV-ASE201 is issued.
• Operation response may be slow when comparing with an analog system since operations are performed
via a network.
• Turn on the power of the system controller after confirming that this software started up.
• When the LAN cable is disconnected, a connection error with the system controller may occur.
• When the [ADJUST] button is pressed, a connection error with the system controller may occur.
Note:
• [ ] indicates the button. When "+" exists between the buttons, press the both the buttons at once. When the
indication "→" exists after an operation, the next operation is required to complete the operation.
• CDA B of [Joystick], [JogDial], [Shuttle ring], [Zoom knob] indicate the operation direction of each interface.
Basic
Function
Key operation of the WV-CU950
Note
Number/numeric value entry
Numeric keys
Cancel the entry
[CLEAR]
Camera selection
Entry of camera number →
[CAM (SET)]
• The live image of the selected camera will
be displayed on a 1-screen on the
operation window.
• Assignment of numbers to the cameras is
required in advance via the setup
software.
Group selection
Entry of group number →
[RECORDER]
• The selected group will be displayed on
the operation window.
• Assignment of numbers to the groups is
required in advance via the setup
software.
Sequence selection
Entry of sequence number →
[TOUR SEQ]
• The selected sequence will be started on
the operation window.
• Assignment of numbers to the sequences
is required in advance via the setup
software.
Sequence stop
[SEQ PAUSE]
Screen pattern change
[MULTI SCREEN]
The screen pattern of the operation window
changes every time the button is pressed.
1-screen display
[F1]
The screen of the operation window is
changed to the 1-screen pattern.
4-screen display
[F2]
• The screen of the operation window is
changed to the 4-screen pattern.
• The displayed 4-screen is changed in
order of 4A → 4B → 4C → 4D every time
the button is pressed.
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9-screen display
[F3]
The screen of the operation window is
changed to the 9-screen pattern.
16-screen display
[F4]
The screen of the operation window is
changed to the 16-screen pattern.
Acknowledge the alarm
[ACK]
• The same operation will be performed as
when the [Play] button on the alarm
notification window is clicked.
[ALARM]
• The same operation will be performed as
when the [Live] button on the alarm
notification window is clicked.
Reset an alarm
[ALM RESET]
The same operation will be performed as
when the [ALM] button on the status bar is
clicked.
Determine
[ENTER]
The same operation will be performed as
when the [Enter] key of the PC keyboard is
pressed.
Cancel
[MON(ESC)]
The same operation will be performed as
when the [Esc] key of the PC keyboard is
pressed.
Basic operation
Key operation of the WV-CU950
Note
Preset position registration
Enter a preset number → [SHIFT] +
[PRESET]
Move the camera to the
preset position
Enter a preset position number →
[PRESET]
Operate the cameras
Pan/tilt
Adjust the brightness
• Set brighter
• Set darker
Adjust the focal point
• Set farther
• Set nearer
• Perform the auto focus
function
Adjust the zoom
• Set to the "wide" side
• Set to the "tele" side
External control 1/2
<Latch mode>
• Set AUX1 to ON
• Set AUX1 to OFF
Auto mode
• Start the auto mode
• Stop the auto mode
[Joystick CDA B]
When no preset position number is entered,
the camera will move to the home position.
The displayed image will move to the direction
in which the joystick is tilted.
Adjustment of the brightness will continue
until the pressed button is released.
[IRIS OPEN]
[IRIS CLOSE]
Adjustment of the focal point will continue
until the pressed button is released.
[FOCUS FAR]
[FOCUS NEAR]
[TOP]
Zooming will continue until the zoom knob is
being rotated.
[Zoom knob A]
[Zoom knob B]
• The mode setting can be configured on
the receiver. (Only the latch mode is
available for the cameras.)
• When setting for an event such as the
sequence display, set to the latch mode.
• Operation for "AUX2" can be performed in
the same manner as for "AUX1".
[AUX1 ON]
[SHIFT] + [AUX1 ON]
[A]
[B]
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Operate the recorder
Basic operation
Key operation of the WV-CU950
Start recording manually
[REC]
<Operation during recording>
• Stop the manual recording [SHIFT] + [REC]
Playback of recorded images
<Operation during playback>
• PAUSE
• FF
• REW
• NEXT IMAGE
• PREV IMAGE
• NEXT RECORD
• PREV RECORD
• Go to last
• STOP
• SKIP
• REV SKIP
[PLAY/PAUSE]
[SHIFT] + [PLAY/PAUSE]
[Shuttle ring B]
[Shuttle ring A]
[JogDial B] during pausing
[JogDial A] during pausing
[JogDial B] while holding down
[SHUTTLE HOLD]
[JogDial A] while holding down
[SHUTTLE HOLD]
[GO TO LAST]
[STOP]
[+]
[-]
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Note
For U.S. and Canada:
For Europe and other countries:
Panasonic System Networks Company of America,
Unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation
www.panasonic.com/business/
For customer support, call 1.800.528.6747
Three Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 U.S.A.
Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 2T3 Canada
(905)624-5010
www.panasonic.ca
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