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EH6000H series
EH6108H+/EH6216H+
User’s Manual
V. 1.10.0
FCC NOTICE (Class B)
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Federal Communications Commission Statement
NOTE- This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by tuning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
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Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
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This product is herewith confirmed to comply with the requirements set out in the Council Directives on the Approximation of
the laws of the Member States relating to Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2004/108/EC.
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Battery Safety Information
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Store the batteries in a cool dry place.
Do not dispose of used batteries in domestic waste. Dispose of batteries at special collection points or return to point of
sale if applies.
Remove the batteries during long periods of non-use. Always remove exhausted batteries from the remote control. Battery
leakage and corrosion can damage this remote control, dispose of batteries safely.
Do not mix old and new batteries.
Do not mix different types of batteries: alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium).
Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. The batteries may explode or leak.
Never short circuit the battery terminals.
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Manual Updates
Following are listed the new functions for the version X9.03.24.00.07a and above of EH6000H series
surveillance software.
Function
Plug and Play
(Camera Setting)
Active IP
(Camera Setting)
Description
DVR system supports AVer IP camera series to connect to DVR system without
any configuration; user can use “search device” function to find the AVer series IP
camera on your LAN network.
Allows user to configure the AVer IP camera series on DVR system; user doesn’t
need to connect to IP camera on PC to configure the IP camera setting.
Logout
Allows user to set a system idle time to log out DVR system automatically. The idle
time period rage is 1 to 60 minutes.
ONVIF IP camera
advanced setting
(Camera Setting)
The DVR system supports IP camera’s detail setting on the IP camera is using
ONVIF protocol to connect it.
Function
Two way audio port
is configurable
(Network Setting)
Description
Allows user to modify the port number for two-way audio.
Provides local
information to CMS
server
The DVR system will transmit the DVR local information (IP, name of DVR, CPU
usage, free HDD capacity, recording status, video loss status, and estimate
recording day…etc) to CMS server. User can check the information that provides
by DVR system at DVR Status on CMS server.
The two-way audio function is available on PCViewer.
Two-way audio on
PCViewer
User setting function
(Remote setup)
The user setting function is available on Remote Setup.
Table of Contents
Manual Updates ............................................................................................................................ 4
Chapter 1 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 1
1.1
Package Content ................................................................................................................... 1
1.1.1 EH6108H+ ..................................................................................................................... 1
1.1.2 EH6216H+ ..................................................................................................................... 2
1.1.3 Optional Accessories ..................................................................................................... 2
1.2
Front Panel ............................................................................................................................ 3
1.2.1 EH6108H+/EH6216H+ .................................................................................................... 3
1.2.1.1 To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video ........................................... 6
1.3
Back Panel ............................................................................................................................ 7
1.3.1 EH6108H+ (HDMI supported)........................................................................................ 7
1.3.2 EH6108H+ (None HDMI) ............................................................................................... 8
1.3.3 EH6216H+ (HDMI supported)........................................................................................ 9
1.3.4 EH6216H+ (None HDMI) ............................................................................................. 10
1.4
Setting Up the DVR Unit ...................................................................................................... 11
1.4.1 Installing the Hard Disks ................................................................................................ 11
1.4.2 Connecting Devices ....................................................................................................... 14
1.4.2.1 EH6108H+ ........................................................................................................ 14
1.4.2.2 EH6216H+ ........................................................................................................ 16
1.4.3 Sensor, Relay and RS485 pinhole allocation ................................................................. 18
1.4.3.1 Sensor Pin Definition......................................................................................... 18
1.4.3.2 Relay Pin Definition ........................................................................................... 18
1.4.3.3 RS485 Pin Definition ......................................................................................... 19
1.5
Familiarizing the Remote Controller Buttons ....................................................................... 20
1.6
Upgrading the DVR System Firmware ................................................................................ 23
1.6.1 USB Recovery ............................................................................................................. 23
1.6.2 Local UI Upgrading ...................................................................................................... 26
1.6.3 Remote ISP Upgrading ................................................................................................ 29
Chapter 2 Using the DVR Software .................................................................................... 32
2.1
The Way to Operate DVR.................................................................................................... 32
2.1.1 First Time Using the DVR Unit ..................................................................................... 32
2.1.2 Using the Virtual Keyboard .......................................................................................... 33
2.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in Preview Mode .......................................................................... 34
2.2.1 To Setup DVR System Logout Time ............................................................................ 37
2.2.2 Setting Up and Using the Emap .................................................................................. 38
2.2.3 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller .................................................... 39
2.2.3.1
Setup the Analog PTZ Camera ....................................................................... 40
2.2.3.2
Setup the IP PTZ Camera ............................................................................... 41
2.2.4 Using Event Log Viewer .............................................................................................. 42
2.2.4.1
2.3
Using POSViewer ............................................................................................ 43
Familiarizing the Buttons in Playback Mode ........................................................................ 44
2.3.1 To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video ................................................... 47
2.3.2 To Bookmark a Video Section ...................................................................................... 47
2.3.3 To Search Using Visual Search ................................................................................... 48
2.3.4 To Search Using the Event Search .............................................................................. 50
Chapter 3 Customizing the DVR System .......................................................................... 51
3.1
System Setup ...................................................................................................................... 51
3.2
Camera Setup ..................................................................................................................... 57
3.2.1 To Setup IP Camera(Fixed Mode) ............................................................................... 57
3.2.2 To Setup IP Camera(Flexible Mode) ............................................................................ 61
3.2.2.1 Using Search Device to Connect IP Camera .................................................... 67
3.2.3 To Setup Analog Camera ............................................................................................. 69
3.2.4 To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR(Fixed Mode)................................................ 70
3.2.5 To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR(Flexible Mode) ............................................ 71
3.3
Recording Setup.................................................................................................................. 74
3.3.1 Setup IP Camera Record Setting................................................................................. 74
3.3.2 Setup Analog Camera Record Setting ........................................................................... 75
3.4
Network Setup ..................................................................................................................... 78
3.5
Schedule Setting ................................................................................................................. 82
3.6
Backup Setup ...................................................................................................................... 83
3.6.1 Using QPlayer to Playback Backup Video ................................................................... 85
3.6.2 To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video ................................................... 87
3.6.3 To Search Using the Visual Search ............................................................................. 88
3.6.4 To Search Using the Event Search .............................................................................. 88
3.6.5 To Search Using the Intelligent Search ........................................................................ 89
3.7
Sensor Setting ..................................................................................................................... 90
3.8
Relay Setting ....................................................................................................................... 91
3.9
Alarm Setting ....................................................................................................................... 92
3.10 User Setup .......................................................................................................................... 99
Chapter 4 Using the Remote Programs .......................................................................... 101
4.1
Familiarizing the Buttons in PCViewer .............................................................................. 102
4.1.1 PCViewer Screen ...................................................................................................... 102
4.1.2 PCViewer Control Panel ............................................................................................ 104
4.1.3 Playback Mode Control Panel ................................................................................... 106
4.1.4 To Setup Remote System Setting .............................................................................. 108
4.1.4.1 System Setting ................................................................................................ 108
4.1.4.2 Camera Setting ............................................................................................... 110
4.1.4.3 Record Setting ................................................................................................ 114
4.1.4.4 Network Setting ............................................................................................... 118
4.1.4.5 Alarm Setting .................................................................................................. 120
4.1.4.6 User Setting .................................................................................................... 125
4.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in Remote Console .................................................................... 127
4.2.1 To Setup Remote Console Setting ............................................................................. 129
4.2.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller .................................................. 130
4.3
Using the Remote Playback .............................................................................................. 131
4.3.1 Familiarizing the Buttons in Local Playback ............................................................... 133
4.3.1.1 To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video .......................... 135
4.3.1.2 To Search Using the Visual Search ................................................................. 136
4.3.1.3 To Search Using the Intelligent Search ........................................................... 136
4.3.2 Familiarizing the Buttons in RealTime Playback ........................................................ 137
4.3.3 Familiarizing the Buttons in Download and Playback ................................................ 139
Chapter 5 Using the Web Tools ......................................................................................... 141
5.1
Remote Setup ................................................................................................................... 141
5.1.1 To Add DVR server .................................................................................................... 141
5.1.2 To Setup Remote System Setting .............................................................................. 142
5.2
Remote Backup ................................................................................................................. 143
5.2.1 To back up the recorded data from the DVR server ................................................... 143
Appendix A Registering Domain Name ..................................................................................... 146
Appendix B
Network Service Port ............................................................................................. 148
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Chapter 1
1.1
Introduction
Package Content
1.1.1 EH6108H+
(2)
(1)
(4)
(3)
(7)
(6)
(8)
(9)
(1) DVR unit
+
- EH6108 with HDMI interface
+
- EH6108H w/o HDMI interface
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+
EH6108H supports DVD-ROM or HDD tray that depends on user has purchased.
(2) USB optical mouse
(3) Quick User Guide
(4) Software CD (User Manual included)
(5) Screws for HDD installation
(6) Power adaptor
(7) Power Cord
* The power cord varies depending on the standard power outlet of the country where it is sold.
(8) SATA cables
(9) Audio cable(Red cable: 8CH audio in/Black cable: 1CH Spot out &1CH TV out)
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(5)
1.1.2 EH6216H+
(2)
(1)
(4)
(5)
(3)
(7)
(6)
(8)
(9)
(2) DVR unit
+
- EH6216 with HDMI interface
+
- EH6216H w/o HDMI interface
i
+
EH6216H supports DVD-ROM or HDD tray that depends on user has purchased.
(2) USB optical mouse
(3) Quick User Guide
(4) Software CD (User Manual included)
(5) Screws for HDD installation
(6) Power adaptor
(7) Power Cord
* The power cord varies depending on the standard power outlet of the country where it is sold.
(8) SATA cables
(9) Audio cable(Red cable: 16CH audio in/Black cable: 1CH Spot out &1CH TV out)
1.1.3 Optional Accessories
SATA cable for hard disk installation
Remote controller
16CH Loop out cable
IR extended cable
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Rack ears
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1.2
Front Panel
1.2.1 EH6108H+/EH6216H+
Name
(1) System indicator
Function
- Power indicator (left): System power status indicators. Lights when the system is
running.
- Record indicator (right): When DVR system is recording, the light will keep flashing.
(2) IR Sensor port
For extended IR sensor cable connection(optional)
(3) IR Sensor
Receive signal from the remote controller to operate the DVR unit
(4) Power
Power ON/OFF DVR unit
DVD-ROM: To backup the recorded file to DVD± R/DVD± RW disk
HDD Tray: To install one hard disk.
(5) DVD-ROM/HDD
Tray
(6)
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- CD-R/RW is not supported.
- EH6108H+ and EH6216H+ support DVD-ROM or HDD tray that depends on user
has purchased.
To start recording video
(7)
To reset alarm status
(8)
Switch to playback mode or preview mode
(9)
Call out system setup menu on preview mode
Move to left direction on cursor control
To move PTZ camera lens to left in PTZ mode
Move to right direction on cursor control
To move PTZ camera lens to right in PTZ mode
(10) Control Buttons
Move to up direction on cursor control
To move PTZ camera lens to up
Move to down direction on cursor control
To move PTZ camera lens to down
Confirm or make a selection
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Name
Function
-
Channel camera selection number in playback and
preview mode. For the channel over 10, press
, then press
~
-
Press
-
to character mode.
Press
button can switch to different screen
~
, and then press
display modes (
-
Press
~
can switch
).
and number button, to set the preset
position in the PTZ mode.
-
Switch to character mode.
-
Press
to switch to FN mode (The word “FN”
is displayed in the left bottom corner on screen). Then,
to enter EN mode (The word “EN” is
press
displayed in the left bottom corner on screen). User can
press the character button and press rapidly to find the
character that wants to enter.
(11) Number buttons
: backward/delete button
: abcABC
: edfDEF
+
: ghiGHI
: jklJKL
: mnoMNO
: pqrsPQRS
: tuvTUV
: wxyzWXYZ
: space button
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Name
Function
A functional key for multiple system control. Press
to switch to FN mode (The
word “FN” will show up in the left bottom corner on screen). Press
to exit FN mode (The “X” will show up in the left bottom corner on screen).
(12)
button again
+
: Switch to single screen display mode
+
: Switch to QUAD display mode
+
: Switch to 9 spilt screen display mode
+
: Switch to 16 split screen display mode
+
: Switch to one single and 8 spilt screen display mode
+
: Switch to one single and 13 spilt screen display mode
+
: Enable/disable auto scan
+
: Switch to full screen mode
+
: Switch to characters mode
3 x USB 2.0 ports for connecting USB device, ex: USB pen drive, external hard disk,
mouse…and so on.
(13) USB 2.0 port
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The USB backup device must be in FAT32 format.
To playback video at faster speed
(14) Playback buttons
To start playback
To pause playback
To rewind the recorded video
(15)
Set a video segment to playback repeat (see Chapter 1.2.1.1).
(16)
To backup recorded video file to USB storage device(pen drive or external hard disk) and
DVD-ROM.
(17) Auto Pan
To enable auto pan function
Adjust the PTZ lens to the position that user wants. And then, press
(18) Preset
with number button to setup the PTZ camera preset position.
To speed up movement of PTZ camera lens
(19) Speed + / Speed To speed down movement of PTZ camera lens
To focus in PTZ camera lens
(20) Focus + / Focus To focus out PTZ camera lens
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Name
Function
To zoom in view of PTZ camera lens
(21) Zoom + / Zoom To zoom out view of PTZ camera lens
1.2.1.1
1.
To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to start the cut. Then, click
2.
to set the begin mark.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to end the cut. Then, click
to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation, click
button
again.
3.
Click Export button and select Output Video Clip to save the wanted portion. User can rename the File
name. Mark “Include Player when backup” option to include a Qplayer application in backup file for
palyback backup video clip later on. Mark “Add watermark when backup” option to have watermark
protection on backup file and user can have watermark exam on Qplayer application.
4.
Click Save to save the video clip. User should see a folder named “backup” on your USB storage
device.
To playback the backup video clip, using Qplayer application that is included in backup folder.
5.
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1.3
Back Panel
1.3.1 EH6108H+ (HDMI supported)
Name
Function
(1)
LAN 1/LAN 2 port
For Gigabit Ethernet connection
(2)
Audio IN/SPOT/TV
Monitor
- Audio input (red connector): 8 channels(stick 1~8 on cable only). To connect with
camera’s audio cable.
- Spot Monitor (sticker 2 on cable): 1 spot output. Outputs the analog video signals to
Spot monitor when receive the alarm events.
- TV output (sticker 1 on cable): 1 TV output. Output the video signal to a TV.
(3)
VGA Out
Output the video signal to a CRT or LCD monitor
(4)
RS232 port
For POS device connection
(5)
HDMI port
Output the video signal to TV/HDMI monitor.
(6)
MIC/Audio
MIC: To connect the microphone.
Audio: For audio output device connection, such as speaker.
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The audio input and output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(7)
RS485
For analog PTZ camera connection (also see Chapter 1.4.3).
(8)
Sensor In
Support up to 16 sensor devices
(9)
Relay Out
Support 4 relay devices (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V DC).
(10) Video Loop Out
Output the analog video signal to a CCTV monitor.
(11) 19V DC connector
Connect the power adaptor into this port.
(12) CH1~ 08
Input the video camera signal and display it on channel 1~ 08.
(13) eSATA port
For connecting with HDD or RAID.
i
When connecting eSATA device, please make sure the DVR has installed hard disk to reduce abnormal
situation occurs.
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1.3.2 EH6108H+ (None HDMI)
Name
Function
(14) LAN 1/LAN 2 port
For Gigabit Ethernet connection
(15) RS232 port
For POS device connection
(16) Audio port
Input/output audio signal to audio input/output device.
- Audio input: 8 channels
- Audio output: 1 channel
- Microphone input: 1 channel
i
The audio input and output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(17) VGA Out
Output the video signal to a CRT or LCD monitor
(18) SPOT Monitor 1/2
Output the analog video signal to SPOT monitor when receive the alarm events
(19) RS485
For analog PTZ camera connection (also see Chapter 1.4.3).
(20) Sensor In
Support up to 16 sensor devices
(21) Relay Out
Support 4 relay devices (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V DC).
(22) CH1~ 08
Input the video camera signal and display it on channel 1~ 08.
(23) 19V DC connector
Connect the power adaptor into this port.
(24) Video Loop Out
Output the analog video signal to a CCTV monitor.
(25) eSATA port
For connecting with HDD or RAID.
i
When connecting eSATA device, please make sure the DVR has installed hard disk already to reduce
abnormal situation occurs.
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1.3.3 EH6216H+ (HDMI supported)
Name
Function
(1)
LAN 1/LAN 2 port
For Gigabit Ethernet connection
(2)
Audio IN/SPOT/TV
Monitor
- Audio input (red connector): 16 channels (sticker 1~16). To connect with camera’s
audio cable.
- Spot Monitor (sticker 2 on cable): 1 spot output. Outputs the analog video signals to
Spot monitor when receive the alarm events.
- TV output (sticker 1 on cable): 1 TV output. Output the video signal to a TV.
(3)
VGA Out
Output the video signal to a CRT or LCD monitor
(4)
RS232 port
For POS device connection
(5)
HDMI port
Output the video signal to TV/HDMI monitor.
(6)
Video Loop Out
Output the analog video signal to a CCTV monitor.
(7)
MIC/Audio
MIC: To connect the microphone.
Audio: For audio output device connection, such as speaker.
i
The audio input and output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(8)
RS485
For analog PTZ camera connection (also see Chapter 1.4.3).
(9)
Sensor In
Support up to 16 sensor devices
(10) Relay Out
Support 4 relay devices (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V DC).
(11) CH1~ 16
Input the video camera signal and display it on channel 1~ 16.
(12) 19V DC connector
Connect the power adaptor into this port.
(13) eSATA port
For connecting with HDD or RAID.
i
When connecting eSATA device, please make sure the DVR has installed hard disk to reduce abnormal
situation occurs.
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1.3.4 EH6216H+ (None HDMI)
Name
Function
(14) LAN 1/LAN 2 port
For Gigabit Ethernet connection
(15) RS232 port
For POS device connection
(16) Audio port
Input/output audio signal to audio input/output device.
- Audio input:16 channels
- Audio output: 1 channel
- Microphone input: 1 channel
i
The audio input and output device has its own power supply is necessary.
(17) VGA Out
Output the video signal to a CRT or LCD monitor
(18) SPOT Monitor 1/2
Output the analog video signal to SPOT monitor when receive the alarm events
(19) Video Loop Out
Output the analog video signal to a CCTV monitor.
(20) eSATA port
For connecting with HDD or RAID.
i
When connecting eSATA device, please make sure the DVR has installed hard disk to reduce abnormal
situation occurs.
(21) RS485
For analog PTZ camera connection (also see Chapter 1.4.3).
(22) Sensor In
Support up to 16 sensor devices
(23) Relay Out
Support 4 relay devices (Relay: 1A @ 125V AC/30V DC).
(24) CH1~ 16
Input the video camera signal and display it on channel 1~ 16.
(25) 19V DC connector
Connect the power adaptor into this port.
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1.4
Setting Up the DVR Unit
1.4.1 Installing the Hard Disks
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The external USB hard disk only supports on file backup. Please do not use the external USB hard disk for
recording purpose.
User can install up to 3 SATA hard disks inside the DVR unit if it is necessary.
Follow the illustrated instructions below to install the hard disk:
1. Loosen all screws (2 side and back) and push the cover 2. Loosen the screws of holder in order to take out the hard
backward and lift.
disk rack.
3. Loosen all the screws of hard disk plate.
4. The hard disk plate can be installed 3 hard disks. User
can choose the position and place the hard disk on it.
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5. Turn the plate and hard disk over carefully and screw the 6. Plug the SATA cable into SATA connector on the PC
hard disk on the plate. If hard disk cannot match to the
board.
screw hole, then, you may adjust the hard disk position [Note]
1. SATA 5 is for DVD player.
to match the screw hole.
2. SATA 4 is for e-SATA interface
st
3. 1 HDD is suggested to install on SATA 6.
4. The number of SATA connector is displayed nearby
SATA connector.
7. Plug the power cable and SATA cable into hard disk.
And then, screw the plate inside the DVR unit.
8. Plug the SATA cable into the left side hard disk.
User can leave un-plug the SATA cable of the left
side HDD for screwing plate inside the DVR more
easily later.
When user remove power cable from hard disk, please DO NOT pull the power cable straight way. Please
pull out the power cable by moving power connector to left and right side and slowly pull out the power cable
from hard disk.
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9. Screw the holder on the DVR unit.
10.
Push the cover forward and secure the cover.
11. You may now connect all the cables and power on the DVR unit.
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1.4.2 Connecting Devices
1.4.2.1
EH6108H+
The back panel of the DVR unit, user can connect up to 8 cameras in both analog and IP camera. The DVR
unit also can connect 16 sensor devices, 4 alarm devices, and output video to a TV or CRT/LCD monitor.
Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
EH6108H+ with HDMI
EH6108H+ w/o HDMI
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For backup recorded video, plugging the pen drive or external hard disk through USB port that are located at
front panel of DVR unit, and then, use the bundled software enables user to transfer, playback and segment
the video. Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
Pen drive and external hard disk must be FAT32 format.
i
–
–
All connected devices have its own power supply is necessary.
DVR unit can connect 8 cameras in both of analog and IP cameras.
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1.4.2.2
EH6216H+
The back panel of the DVR unit, user can connect up to 16 cameras in both analog and IP camera. The DVR
unit also can connect 16 sensor devices, 4 alarm devices, and output video to a TV or CRT/LCD monitor.
Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
EH6216H+ with HDMI
EH6216H+ w/o HDMI
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For backup recorded video, plugging the pen drive or external hard disk through USB port that are located at
front panel of DVR unit, and then, use the bundled software enables user to transfer, playback and segment
the video.
Follow the illustration below to make the connection:
Pen drive and external hard disk must be FAT32 format.
i
–
–
All connected devices have its own power supply is necessary.
DVR unit can connect 16 cameras in both analog and IP cameras.
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1.4.3 Sensor, Relay and RS485 pinhole allocation
The Sensor and Alarm enable you to connect 16 sensor inputs, 4 relay outputs and PTZ cameras. Just
connect the external sensor, relay, and PTZ camera pin directly to the pinhole. Check the table below and
locate which pinhole is assigned to sensor input and relay output.
1.4.3.1
Sensor Pin Definition
Sensor Pin #
1.4.3.2
Definition
Sensor Pin #
Definition
1
Sensor 1 signal
9
Sensor 9 signal
2
Sensor 2 signal
10
Sensor 10 signal
3
Sensor 3 signal
11
Sensor 11 signal
4
Sensor 4 signal
12
Sensor 12 signal
G
Sensor ground
G
Sensor ground
5
Sensor 5 signal
13
Sensor 13 signal
6
Sensor 6 signal
14
Sensor 14 signal
7
Sensor 7 signal
15
Sensor 15 signal
8
Sensor 8 signal
16
Sensor 16 signal
G
Sensor ground
G
Sensor ground
Relay Pin Definition
Relay Pin #
Definition
1
Relay signal(N/O)
2
Relay signal(N/O)
G
Relay ground
3
Relay signal(N/O)
4
Relay signal(N/O)
G
Relay ground
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1.4.3.3
RS485 Pin Definition
When connect PTZ camera through RS485 interface, please refer to the following pin definition to connect the
DVR and PTZ.
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Pin #
DVR site
PTZ site
TX+
RS485 TX+ signal
RS485 RX+ signal
TX-
RS485 TX- signal
RS485 RX- signal
RX+
RS485 RX+ signal
RS485 TX+ signal
RX-
RS485 RX- signal
RS485 TX- signal
If user uses the 2 wires for the PTZ camera connection, please connect to the RS-485 TX+ and TXof the DVR site.
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Familiarizing the Remote Controller Buttons
Use the Remote controller to operate the DVR unit.
Name
Function
(1)
Switch to playback mode
(2)
Start recording video
(3)
To call out system setup menu
(4)
To rewind the recorded video
(5)
To start playback
To pause playback
(6)
To playback video at faster speed
(7)
To select the time and date of playback file
(8)
Set a playing recorded video from A point to B point
segment and repeat playing on surveillance screen
(9)
To backup recorded video file to USB storage device(pen
drive or external hard disk) and DVD-ROM.
(10)
To reset alarm status
(11)
Switch to Emap mode
Switch to PTZ mode. Press
(12)
(
~
+ channel number
) can switch to PTZ control mode if the
selected camera is a PTZ camera and the PTZ function is
enabled.
Name
Function
A functional key for multiple system control
to enable FN modes (The word “FN” will show up in the left bottom
- Press
corner on screen).
again (The “X” will show up in the left bottom
- To exit FN modes, press
corner on screen).
+
: Switch to single screen display mode
+
: Switch to QUAD display mode
+
: Switch to 9 spilt screen display mode
+
: Switch to 16 spilt screen display mode
(13)
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Name
Function
(13)
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-
-
(14)
+
: Switch to one single and 7 + 1 spilt screen display mode
+
: Switch to one single and 12 + 1 spilt screen display mode
+
: Enable/disable auto scan
+
: Switch to full screen
+
~
doesn’t have any functions.
Switch to character mode.
Press
to enter EN mode (The word “EN” will show up in the left bottom
corner on screen). User can press the character button and press rapidly to find
the character that wants to enter. Press
button again to exit EN mode
(The “X” will show up in the left bottom corner on screen).
: backward/delete button
: mnoMNO
:abcABC
: pqrsPQRS
: defDEF
: tuvTUV
: ghiGHI
: wxyzWXYZ
: jklJKL
: space button
(15)
To enable auto pan function
(16)
To move the PTZ camera to the preset position. Press
To move PTZ camera to left
(17)
To move PTZ camera to right
To move PTZ camera to up
(17)
To move PTZ camera to down
Confirm or make a selection
Speed + : To speed up movement of PTZ camera lens
(18)
Speed - :To speed down movement of PTZ camera lens
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+ number button.
Name
Function
- As a number key for entering password in playback
and preview mode
~
- Channel camera selection number in playback and
preview mode
(19)
As a preset position with
~
+
+
With
button can switch to different screen
display modes and enable auto scan and full screen.
(see also Chapter 1.7 #(16))
~
Zoom + : To zoom in view of PTZ camera
(20)
Zoom - :To zoom out view of PTZ camera
(21)
To focus out PTZ camera lens
(22)
To focus in PTZ camera lens
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The
at PTZ control mode
button doesn’t support at this version.
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1.6
Upgrading the DVR System Firmware
Please make sure your DVR model before download DVR firmware. Wrong DVR model’s firmware may
cause the DVR system break down.
1.6.1
USB Recovery
Save the firmware on USB pen drive and through the USB port on DVR unit to upgrade the firmware of DVR
system.
1. Download the firmware from website http://surveillance.aver.com/ >> Support >> download Center >>
Embedded hybrid DVR >> EH6108H+/EH6216H+ >> firmware. Then, click Search button to search
firmware. After firmware has found, select the file named “EH6216H_Firmware_USB_*” to download it.
[Note] The firmware version is supported version 05c and above.



2. After download the firmware file, un-zip the file and save on USB pen drive.
[Note] Copy the entire firmware file folder into USB pen drive.
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3. Then, create a folder named Update and copy the IP camera patch file that user can download from web
site http://surveillance.aver.com/ same as downloading the firmware file and import configuration file that
user has export from DVR system. The name of import file must to be “import.cfg”.
[Note]
a.
b.
The update folder is saved in the same directory as firmware file folder.
If user don’t need to import configuration file or upgrade IP camera patch in different version, the
update folder is not necessary to create at this point.
The folder contains the
firmware.
X9series
The folder contains the IP cam
patch and import configuration
file.
4. Un-pug the USB mouse from DVR unit.
5. Next, plug the USB pen drive to left side of USB port on DVR unit. Then, power on DVR unit. While the
DVR is reading file, the screen is black. Please wait for a System Recovery Procedure window to show up.
6. When System Recovery Procedure window show up, click Yes to continue it. If user wants to cancel the
firmware upgrade procedure, click No.
The firmware’s version
is going to update.
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7. After firmware upgrade is completed, the DVR system will check the files of Update folder and if
configuration file and IP camera patch file has found, then, the import and upgrade procedure will be
processed.
If file is not found, the message
is displayed it.
8. After all procedures have completed, the Reboot window is show up. Click Reboot button and remove the
USB pen drive from DVR unit to restart DVR system.
- The DVR system will reboot automatically if Reboot button hasn’t been click for a period time.
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-
Remember to remove USB pen drive after click reboot button; otherwise, the DVR system will start
upgrade process again.
The message displayed the IP
camera path or import configuration
file that contains in Update folder
has been upgraded or imported.
9. After reboot, user can go to Setup >> System to check the version of firmware and make sure the upgrade
process is successful.
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1.6.2
Local UI Upgrading
Upgrade the DVR system firmware through Update button in System Setting window.
[Note]
 When upgrading DVR firmware, the IP camera patch file is upgrading at the same time.
 When upgrading IP camera patch file, only IP camera patch file is upgraded.
1. Download the firmware from website http://surveillance.aver.com/ >> Support >> download Center
>> Embedded hybrid DVR >> EH6108H+/EH6216H+ >> firmware. Then, click Search button to search
firmware. Select the file named “EH6216H_Firmware_Local_ISP_*” to download it. After download the
firmware file, unzip it and save the firmware file on USB pen drive.
[Note] Firmware file is “ *.bin” file type.
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

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2. Plug the USB pen drive to USB port on DVR unit. Then, click Setup >> System and click Update button.
Current DVR
System firmware
version
Click it to start
firmware
upgrade
3. After click update button, Firmware Update dialog is shown up and DVR system has detected the firmware
file on USB pen drive and ready for upgrading procedure. User can check the firmware version to make
sure the firmware is newer than current version. Click OK to start upgrading procedure.
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4. Wait for a while, DVR system is starting to upgrade firmware.
5. After upgrade is completed, click OK and DVR system will reboot automatically.
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1.6.3
Remote ISP Upgrading
User can upgrade the DVR firmware from remote PC.
[Note]
 The PC that uses to upgrade DVR firmware must can connect to DVR system through LAN or WAN
network.
 The DVR hard disk needs to have 250MB free spec.
1.
Download the firmware from website http://surveillance.aver.com/ >> Support >> download
Center >> Embedded hybrid DVR >> EH6108H+/EH6216H+ >> firmware. Then, click Search button to
search firmware. Select the file named “EH6216H_Firmware_Remote_ISP_*” to download it. After
download the firmware file, unzip it and save the firmware file on PC. The firmware file contents one ISP
application and DVR firmware file.



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2.
Run the ISP application on PC and enter the DVR’s IP address, Port (Remote Update Configuration port
in Network setting), and Password (admin password). Then, Click Read File button and locate where
firmware file is.
3.
Click Connect button to connect with DVR system.
4.
After connected with DVR system, click Upload button to upload the firmware to DVR system.
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5.
Then, click Confirm button to start upgrading procedure. If user wants to discontinue the upgrade
procedure, click Stop button instead Confirm button.
6.
After confirm the upgrade procedure, the upgrading window is displayed on screen at DVR system site.
7.
Wait until the upgrade complete message is displayed on ISP application, the upgrade procedure is
completed. The DVR system will reboot automatically.
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2.1
Using the DVR Software
The Way to Operate DVR
There are three ways can be managed the DVR unit:
1. Using mouse and keyboard
Connecting the mouse and keyboard through USB interface, user can manage the DVR unit easily. For
the first time using DVR unit, mouse and keyboard is the best way to set up all DVR relevant
configurations.
2. Using Remote Controller(Optional accessory)
After DVR unit has been setup, user can use remote controller to preview, playback, backup, reset alarm,
output video and so on functions.
3. Using Front Panel button
It’s an optional way to operate DVR unit. Front panel button function acts as same as remote control.
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For the first time using DVR unit, using mouse and keyboard to setup all configurations.
2.1.1
First Time Using the DVR Unit
1. Connect the mouse and keyboard to DVR unit (through USB interface).
2. Power on the DVR unit.
3. For security purpose, the DVR system would require you to enter User ID and Password before it can be
accessed. (If this is the first time, enter the default ID [admin] and password [admin]).
4. The hard disk must be formatted before user can use it with DVR unit. Following the below steps to format
the hard disk.
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- Before formatting hard disk, please stop all operations on DVR system.
- While formatting hard disk, the CPU usage will be near to 100% and might slow down the DVR
system response.
a.
b.
Click Setup and enter the password
Click System → Add
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c. Select the hard disk from device list.
d. Click Format button to start formatting
e. When formatting is done, click OK.
5. Setup the date and time in order to have correct recording time and date. Following the below steps to
setup date and time:
a. Click Setup and enter the password
b. In Date and Time Setting section, click Setting button of System Date and Time.
c. Select the date and adjust the time, and then, click OK.
6. Following the below steps to connect the IP and analog camera.
To connect analog camera
a. Plug the analog camera video cable into DVR video port.
b. Click Setup → Camera
c. Select camera type as Analog Camera.
d. And then, enable the camera.
e. Click Edit button to edit name of camera and enter short description.
f. Adjust the bright, contrast, hue, and saturation of camera.
g. Enable Deinterlace function if necessary.
h. Finally, click OK.
To connect IP camera
a. Click Setup → Camera
b. Select camera type as IP Camera.
c. And then, enable the camera.
d. Click Add IPCam button.
e. Select using Protocol or URL to connect the IP camera. If user chooses the Protocol, please
select mode, video format, resolution, and channel of IP camera. If user chooses the URL,
please enter the complete URL address of IP camera.
f. Enter ID and password if IP camera’s access authority is required.
g. Finally, click OK.
h. To connect another IP camera, follow the above steps.
DVR unit doesn’t supply the power to connected external devices.
2.1.2
Using the Virtual Keyboard
User can use the Virtual Keyboard when the keyboard is not available. Just click
call out the virtual keyboard. For uppercase, click Caps button. To exit, click Esc.
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or right-click screen to
2.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in Preview Mode
Name
Function
(1)
-
Exit
-
(2)
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Split Screen
Mode
–
–
Reboot: To restart the DVR system. It is required to enter the password
Power OFF: To shut down the DVR system. It is required to enter the password
Login: Using different ID to login to DVR system.
Logout: To set a system idle time and the DVR system will automatically logout system
(see also Chapter 2.2.1).
Cancel: To return to DVR application.
Select from 6 different split screen types to view all the camera, or one camera over the other
or alongside on a single screen. It also allows you to switch and view different camera
number.
When you are in single screen mode, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
Right-click on screen again, the screen view will back to normal view.
When you are in full screen mode, partial enlarges does not support.
(3)
Record
Start/stop video recording.
(4)
EMap
Display the map in each area, and the location of camera/ sensor/ relay and the warning
(see also Chapter 2.2.2).
(5)
Network
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server from a
remote location via internet connection.
(6)
Setup
Configure the system settings. (see also Chapter 3)
(7)
PTZ
Access PTZ control panel. (see also Chapter 2.2.3)
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Name
Function
(8)
Preview
Switch to Preview mode. This allows you to view live camera display.
(9)
Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see also Chapter
2.3)
(10) Status bar
Display the recorded date, time, hard disk space and temperature of unit.
(11) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(12) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.jpg format.
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Please plug the USB pen drive to DVR server before press Snapshot button.
(13) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. (see also Chapter 2.2.4)
(14) AutoScan
Start/Stop video screen cycle switch.
(15) Full screen
View in full screen. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the keyboard or
click the arrow icon.
Click it to exit
from full screen
mode.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display
one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
(16) Alarm
(17) Virtual
Keyboard
Alert and display warning info. User can export the alarm log to USB pen drive in *.txt format.
Click Export button and select Export Date and the type of Event log. Then, click Export
button.
Click to enable virtual keyboard.
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Name
Function
(18) De-interlace
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To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
The de-interlace function only support on analog camera channel in single screen display mode.
(19) Turbo
To improve the smoothness of live video. The default is enabled(
), but in following
situation:
- The channel is IPCam and is in 1 single screen.
- The channel is remote DVR and is in 1 single screen.
Turbo function setup is independent for each channel. To turn off turbo function ( ), click
turbo button.
[Note] In multiple split screen mode, the turbo button is gray out.
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2.2.1
To Setup DVR System Logout Time
User can set a system idle time for DVR system to logout the system automatically. The idle time period range
is 1 to 60 minutes.
1. In preview mode, click logout button.
2.
A Logout dialog is displayed. Click Logout option.
3.
In Logout dialog, mark checkbox to enable logout function. Then, enter the system idle time in minutes
column. The idle time period range is 1 to 60 minutes.
Next, click Save button to save the setting. To go back to previous dialog, click Cancel.
If user wants to logout to change login ID, click Logout button directly. Then, login with another user ID in
Authorization dialog.
When the DVR system’s idle time has met the time that use has setup, the DVR system will logout the
DVR system automatically. The preview surveillance screen will turn to gray and user won’t see any live
video. The Authorization dialog is displayed for user to login the DVR system.
To view the live video, enter the user ID and password to login the DVR system again.
4.
5.
6.
7.
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2.2.2
Setting Up and Using the Emap
E-Map can hold up to 8 maps in *.jpg or *.bmp format. You may locate the camera, sensor and relay on the
map.
To Set Up the Emap
1. Click Emap.
2. When the Emap screen appears, click the area number (1 to 8 buttons) on where you want to insert the
map.
3. Click Load Map to insert the map. When the open dialog box appears, locate and select the map and click
Open.
4. When the inserted map appears on the Emap screen, click Edit. You may now drag the camera, sensor,
and relay icons to its place on the map. Icons on the map can be relocated anywhere. If you are going to
locate the icon on the map to other area, you need to drag the icon to the black pane at the bottom of the
Emap screen and then switch to the area on where you want to locate the icon. To bring all the icons back
to the black pane at the bottom of the Emap screen, click Reset Icon.
5. When you are done, click Save button to save the new setting. To exit Emap screen, click Close.
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To Use the Emap
1. Click E-map.
2. In the Emap screen, click the camera icon to switch on the area where the camera is located on the map
and to display the video at the upper right corner of the Emap screen. At the lower right corner of the
Emap screen, it lists all the warning message.
3. Click Close to exit Emap screen.
2.2.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(1)
(11)
(2)
(3)
(10)
(4)
(5)
(9)
(8)
(7) (6)
Name
Function
(1) Close
Exit PTZ camera controller.
(2) Camera preset
position number
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
(3) Group AutoPan
(4) Direction button
moving speed
(5) Save Camera
preset position
(6) Setup
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens. This speed will apply to the (10) Direction
buttons’ moving speed only.
Save the PTZ camera preset position number. Select the camera and click the preset position
number and save it.
Configure PTZ cameras.(see also Chapter 2.2.3.1 and Chapter 2.2.3.2)
(7) AutoPan
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset position
number. User needs to select the (3) Group AutoPan, then, click (7)Auto Pan button.
(8) Focus +/-
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
(9) Zoom +/-
Zoom in and out the image.
(10) Direction buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera. The direction buttons is depended on
the PTZ camera has supported.
(11) Camera ID pane
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
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2.2.3.1
1.
2.
3.
4.
Setup the Analog PTZ Camera
Select the channel of analog PTZ camera on Preview UI.
Click PTZ button from preview UI.
In the PTZ control panel, click Setup (see also Chapter 2.2.3).
When the PTZ Setup dialog box appears, select the camera number and check the Use PTZ box.
Use to adjust the
lens of PTZ
camera for preset
position setting.
5. In the Connection Settings section, fill in the following selections. Then, click Save to keep the settings.
- COMPort: The port that the PTZ camera is connected
- ID: PTZ camera ID number
- Baud Rate: Please refer to the user’s manual of the PTZ camera to make sure the baud rate.
- Protocol: Please refer to the user’s manual of the PTZ camera to make sure what protocol is using.
6. In the Preset Setting section, use the control panel to adjust the position of the PTZ camera and select
the preset number to assign a number for the PTZ camera current position. Set the DwellTime (1-60 sec)
for how long the PTZ camera stays in that position before it moves to the next one. After is done, click
Save to keep the Preset Setting settings.
7. Restore AutoPan Time: set a time period for restoring auto path function after the PTZ camera has been
moved manually. Mark the check box and set the time period in second.
8. Repeat step 4 and 5, if you want to save another PTZ camera position.
9. After finished all configurations, click OK to exit. Click Cancel will exit and without saving the settings.
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2.2.3.2
Setup the IP PTZ Camera
When IP PTZ camera has successful connected with the DVR system, user can use the PTZ function directly
without any configuration. To make connection of IP PTZ camera, please refer to Chapter 3.2.1.
In PTZ camera panel, user can setup the preset position of the camera. The number of preset positions are
depend on the IP PTZ camera that user has connected. For example: A brand of IP PTZ camera only
supports 4 preset positions. Therefore, user only can setup 4 preset positions on the DVR system. User can
refer to the user’s manual of the IP PTZ camera to make sure the number of the preset positions has
supported.
Please follow the below steps to configure the preset position.
1. On Preview UI, select the channel that is an IP PTZ camera connection.
2. Click PTZ button from Preview UI and PTZ control panel will show up.
3. In the PTZ control panel, using the arrow button to adjust the position of IP PTZ camera.
4. And then, click Setup (see also Chapter 2.2.3). The Preset Settings window will show.
5. Select the Preset Number to assign a number for the PTZ camera current position. And then, click Save
to save the setting.
6. Set the DwellTime for how long the PTZ camera stays in that position before it moves to the next one.
7. Repeat step 3 to 6, if you want to save another preset position.
8. Restore AutoPan Time: set a time period for restoring auto path function after the PTZ camera has been
moved manually. Mark the check box and set the time period in second.
9. Click OK to complete the setting.
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2.2.4
Using Event Log Viewer
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. Click Close button to exit Event Log Viewer
window.
1. Click the Event Log button on DVR system main interface. The Event log viewer window will show up.
2. Select the Date to view.
3. To filter the records, select and click the select button to display Event, System, Operation, Network or
All.
4. Click
click
button to go next page and click
button. Click
button to go to the last page. To go to previous page,
button will back to the first page. In Page column, it displays the current
page number.
5. To view POS event log, click POSViewer bar to call out the POSViewer window (see also Chapter 2.2.4.1).
6. User can export the event log to USB pen drive in *.txt format. Click Export button and select Export Date
and the type of Event log. Then, click Export button. The export event log file is in a Backup folder.
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Please plug the pen drive to DVR unit before click export button.
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2.2.4.1
Using POSViewer
To clear all setting, click Reset button. Click Close button will exit POS Viewer window.
Name
Function
(1) POSDB Path
The storage path for POS event log. Click Setting to change the storage path.
(2) Time Before/After
(3) Channel
(4) Search String
Set a time period before and after of POS event log.
Select the POS event log of channel
Enter specific key word or word string to search the POS event log. Mark the “Match whole
word exactly” box if wants to find exactly key word or word string of POS event log. Click
Search button to start searching.
(5) Search Result
Display the POS event log of search result. Click
button to go next page and click
button to go to the last page. To go to previous page, click
button. Click
will back to the first page. In Page column, it displays the current page number.
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button
2.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Playback Mode
To switch in Playback mode, click Playback button at the lower right corner of Preview mode user interface.
Name
Function
(1) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the cameras or
one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
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–
When you are in single screen mode, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
Right-click on the screen again, the screen view will back to normal view.
–
When you are in full screen mode, partial enlarges does not support.
(2) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of the
track.
When in single screen playback mode, the colors in progress bar have different means.
 Green color: a motion was detected and recorded
 Blue color: is a general (always) recording file and no any event or motion happen during
recording
 Red color: the sensor was triggered while recording
 Black color: no record file at the time period
 Yellow color: the video loss happen while recording
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The progress bar is designed and drawn based on key frame only.
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Name
Function
(3) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(4) Playback
Control Buttons
(5) Date
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(6) Preview
(7) Playback
(8) Status bar
(9) Camera ID
(10) Export
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Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the reduce speed from 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 4x, 2x, 1x, 1/2X,
1/4X.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x, or 64x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the recorded
video file.
Switch to Preview mode.
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode, click
the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Export includes Snapshot, Output Video Clip, and Backup function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg format.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr format to external USB storage device
(see also Chapter 2.3.1).
Backup: Save the playback file to USB device or DVD-ROM disk(see also Chapter 3.6)
Please plug the USB pen drive to DVR server before execute Export function (Snapshot, Output Video Clip,
and Backup).
(11) Segment
(12) Full screen
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also Chapter 2.3.1).
View in full screen. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the keyboard or click
the arrow icon.
Click to exit from
full screen mode
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display one of
the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
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Name
Function
(13) Event log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the records, select and click
the option button to only display Event, System, Operation, Network or All.
Mark a reference point when reviewing the recorded video file to which you may return for later
reference (see also Chapter 2.3.2).
(14) Bookmark
(15) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second(also see Chapter
2.3.3)
(16) Find Next
(17) Event Search
Search for the next event. You can use this when you are using Event Search function.
Search from the recorded activities that were recorded in event log (i.e., Sensor, Motion, Video
Loss). (see also Chapter 2.3.4)
(18) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless
picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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De-interlace function only support for analog camera channel in single screen display mode.
(19) Turbo
To improve the smoothness of live video. The default is enabled(
), but in following situation:
- The channel is IPCam and is in 1-split screen.
- The channel is remote DVR and is in 1-split screen.
Turbo function setup is in depended for each channel. To turn off turbo function ( ), click turbo
button.
[Note] In multiple split screen mode, the turbo button is gray out.
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2.3.1
To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation, click Segment
button again.
3.
Click Export button and select Output Video Clip to save the wanted portion. User can rename the File
name. Mark “Include Player when backup” option to include a Qplayer application in backup file for
palyback backup video clip later on. Mark “Add watermark when backup” option to have watermark
protection on backup file and user can have watermark exam on Qplayer application.
4.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where user wants to save the file, type the filename, and select the
video format.
To playback the backup video clip, using Qplayer application that is included in backup folder.
5.
2.3.2
To Bookmark a Video Section
1. Click Bookmark button
2. In the Bookmark dialog box, you may do the following:
- Add to create the new reference mark in the bookmark list.
- Edit to change the mark description.
- Delete to remove the selected reference mark in the list.
- Delete All to remove all the reference marks in the list.
- Exit to close Bookmark dialog box.
3. Select and click one in the bookmark list to review the file.
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2.3.3
To Search Using Visual Search
1. Click Visual Search.
2. In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
3. When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames and search by every
Hour of that date, every Minutes of that hour, and every Seconds of that minute. Using
and
and next page of page. To go back last time section (hour, minute, or second), click
. To close event search,
click
. Click
to select different date of video for visual search.
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4. On the time second screen, click the channel and playback button will appear. Click playback button to playback the
selected channel video frame.
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2.3.4
To Search Using the Event Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Event Search. The Event Search Setting dialog box would appear on the screen.
3. In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. Then, click OK to
start searching. The video search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on
searching click
.
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. In the Search Duration section, set the Begin Time and
End Time. Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the same events in a period of time
that user has setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
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The DVR system will automatically set the date of End Time at 3 days later of Begin Time. If event data are
less than 3 days, the DVR system will set End Time at current date. Time of End Time is adjustable.
5. When the Event list appear, click and select the item you want to view. User can export the event list to
USB pen drive. Plug in the USB pen drive to the USB on DVR and click Export button in Event List
window.
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Chapter 3
Customizing the DVR System
In the Preview screen mode, click
button to customize your DVR. When the DVR configuration setup
selection appears, select and click the buttons you want to change the setting.
3.1
System Setup
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new settings, click Cancel to exit without saving.
(1) Storage Path
Set the HDD on where to save the data. In case you have more than one storage device, the system
automatically saves the data to the next storage device. To insert another storage device, click Add and
select the storage path. To remove the selected path, click Delete.If the hard disk is the first time for DVR
system, please format the hard disk before starting to use it. To format the hard disk, select the hard disk and
click Format button.
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- Before formatting hard disk, please stop all operations on DVR system.
- While formatting hard disk, the CPU usage will be near to 100% and might slow down the DVR
system response.
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(2) Hard Disk Calculator
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Stop recording before using hard disk calculator function.
Estimate the hard disk recording capacity. The result of calculation is a rough value which only for reference.
The hard disk record capacity will be varied by the real record quality and complexity of video scene.
Click
button, the hard disk calculator window will show up. Total Recording time(Days) is the current
hard disk recording capacity. Enter the expect hard disk size or expect recording time in Expected HD
Size(GB) or Expected Record time(Days), and then click Calculate button. Click OK to exit the hard disk
calculator window. The hard disk calculation is based on the recording setup and current hard disk capability.
(3) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded data
after check box and enter the number of days in Days text box.
(4) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log after a certain days, enable the Delete
event and alarm log after check box and enter the number of days in Days text box.
(5) Overwrite Enable
When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the system automatically replaces the oldest
data.
(6) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. Default language
is in English.
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(7) Video Standard
Change and select the proper video system according to your camera video system. If the video system
setting is wrong, the video would appear abnormal.
(8) Configuration
Backup a copy of all the settings and allows you to regain the same settings back. To save the current settings,
click Export. To replace the settings with the one you have saved, click Import.
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Please plug the USB pen drive to DVR server before Import or Export the configuration from or to USB pen
drive.
(9) Spot Monitor
Select the camera user wants to display on spot monitor or select All for all cameras. Mark Autoscan to
enable display to take turns automatically.
(10) POS
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- Please using Databox device to connect POS machine with DVR unit in order to use POS function.
- POS and Mask function cannot be enabled at the same time.
Set from which camera screen to display the data from the POS equipment. Click Setting, to set the POS
Console Setting.
1. In the POS Console Setting dialog box, click Add to set a new POS setting, Modify to change the POS
setting, and Delete to remove the selected POS setting. Click OK to save and close POS Console
Setting.
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2.
In the POS Mapping dialog box, click OK to accept the settings and Cancel to exit without saving the new
setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(1) Name: Enter a name to identify the POS.
(2) Protocol: Select the protocol.
(3) Skip first: Set the number of lines you want to be removed.
(4) Font Color: Select the text color of the POS data.
(5) Port Setting : Select the Local(Com port) where it is connected and Baud Rate.
(6) Map to Channel: Select to which camera number to display the transaction text.
(7) Text Filter: Enter the word you want to be removed.
(11) Miscellaneous
Playback mode: Select the mode of playback the video.
– Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
– Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour.
– Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded.
Playback with key frame only in 4-split screen: Enable to only playback key frame when in 4-split
screen playback mode.
Enable Intelligent Streaming of IP camera: T The DVR now supports 3 streaming for preview,
recording, and remote site on Aver IP camera series. User can setup these 3 streaming in Detail of (5)
IP camera information in Chapter 3.2.1. Click ? mark will show up the intelligent streaming
information dialog box.
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DVR supports first 4 channels for IP camera within intelligent streaming is enabled.
Date Format: Select the date format which wants to display in select date and time playback mode
Auto Scan Period: Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This
automatically switches to the next video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
Activate CPU meter after system boot up:Mark to enable the CPU usage status display on the
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screen automatically when system boot up. User can manually to enable by clicking the CPU Meter
button.
CPU usage
status.
Click X to close
the display.
(12) IP Camera Resolution Mode
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IP camera resolution mode is related to Camera Setting.
- Fixed Mode(16CH@1.3MP H.264)
The DVR system supports 16CH IP camera at 1.3MP for each channel.
- Flexible Mode(Total 16MP to allocate)
DVR system supports 16MP total for 16 IP camera channels (in any code type – H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG).
The 16MP is divided into 8MP each for odd and event channels. A channel maximum supported value is
5MP.
(13) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto Login after system boot up
Execute the DVR when the operating system is started.
- Auto Record after system boot up
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network after system boot up
Automatically start network connection when the DVR is executed.
- Default user
Automatically log in to the selected default user when the DVR is executed.
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(14) Date and Time Setting
Click Setting button of System Date and Time to setup current date and time.
Mark Daylight Saving Time to enable daylight saving function.
- Daylight Saving Time: Click Setting to setup Start and End Date/Time. User can depends on daylight
saving time mode in your country to select Mode 1 or Mode 2. Mode 1 is setting up specific start date/time
and end date/time. Mode 2 is setting up fixed day of month in every year for start and end date/time.
- Daylight Bias: Assign a time that it is for daylight saving time offset in your time zone. For example: if the
time zone is in U.S. Eastern, the time offset is 1 hour.
(15) Firmware

Product Version Update: To update firmware, please refer to Chapter 1.6.

IPCam Module Firmware Update: To update firmware of IP camera, please contact your sales
dealer.
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3.2
Camera Setup
The DVR system supports 8/16 cameras in combination of analog and IP cameras, only analog cameras, or
only IP cameras.
3.2.1
To Setup IP Camera(Fixed Mode)
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as IP Camera.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera if IP camera has supported.
- Name
Click Edit to change the camera name.
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- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
To setup IP camera and display current IP camera information.
Using IP Camera Motion: Enable to use the motion detection function of IP camera if the IP camera has
support motion detection and the motion recording will based on IP camera’s motion detection setting.
1. Click Add IPCam to add the IP camera.
2. Click the radio button of Protocol to start setup IP camera.
3. Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera. Otherwise, user can use
Search Device button to find the IP cameras(see also Using Search Device to connect IP camera).
4. Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.
 Search Device: If use doesn’t know any IP cam protocol, click Search Device button to find the IP
cameras that can be detected on your LAN network; not all IP camera on your LAN network can be
found(also see Chapter 3.2.2.1).
For supported IP camera list, please refer to the IP camera support list on web site
(http://surveillance.aver.com/).
5. Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
User only can choose use Protocol or URL one at a time; can’t choose both at the same time.
6. If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and Password.
7. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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Detail: The setting of advanced IP cameras are related to the Intelligent Streaming function in System
setting. Click Detail. Click Default will back to the factory default value.


Profile: For ONVIF connection only. User can select the setting value that provides by IP camera.
Video Source: For ONVIF connection only. User can select the value that provides by IP camera.
The Profile and Video Source will be available when the IP camera hasn’t been intergraded by
AVer and depend on the IP camera has supported.



Stream Setting: user can setup Codec, Resolution, FPS, Bitrate Mode, and Quality Bitrate of
Stream 1, Stream2, and Stream 3 on the selected IP camera channel. The Stream 1 is enabled in
default.
Stream Selection: user can setup which stream (Stream 1 ~ Stream 3) to use on Record,
Preview(Quad and Single mode), and Remote site.
Video Adjustment: user can adjust Brightness and Contrast of IP camera.
The stream setting only support for AVer IP camera series.
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

I/O Control: Setup the sensor and relay that is embedded on the IP camera.
 Sensor Setting
1. Click Sensor button.
2. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
3. Enter sensor name in Name column
4. The system automatically detects the camera and input
relates information. In the Content section, enter sensor
Description.
5. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status.
Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
Relay Setting
1. Click Relay button.
2. Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
3. Enter relay name in Name column
4. The system automatically detects the camera and input
relates information. In the Content section, enter relay
Description.
5. In the test section, click Test to trigger the relay status. Red
is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
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3.2.2
To Setup IP Camera(Flexible Mode)
When user select IP camera resolution mode as Flexible mode in System Setting, the Camera Setting UI is
displayed the IP camera channel’s resolution value that has been calculated and transform by DVR system.
In Flexible Mode, DVR system supports 16MP total for 16 IP camera channels (In any code type – H.264,
MEPG4, MEPG). The 16MB is divided into 8MP each for odd and event channels. A channel maximum
supported value is 5MP.
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as IP Camera.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera if IP camera has supported.
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- Name
Click Edit to change the camera name.
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DVR supports Chinese characters on remote site (remote setup).
- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
To setup IP camera and display current IP camera information.
Using IP Camera Motion: Enable to use the motion detection function of IP camera if the IP camera has
support motion detection and the motion recording will based on IP camera’s motion detection setting.
1. Click Add IPCam to add the IP camera.
2. Click the radio button of Protocol to start setup IP camera.
3. Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera. Otherwise, user can use
Search Device button to find the IP cameras(see also Using Search Device to connect IP camera).
4. Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.

Search Device: If use doesn’t know any IP cam protocol, click Search Device button to find the IP
cameras that can be detected on your LAN network; not all IP camera on your LAN network can be
found (also see Chapter 3.2.2.1).
For supported IP camera list, please refer to the IP camera support list on web site
(http://surveillance.aver.com/).
5. Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
User only can choose use Protocol or URL one at a time; can’t choose both at the same time.
6. If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and Password.
7. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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Detail: The setting of advanced IP cameras are related to the Intelligent Streaming function in System
setting. Click Detail. Click Default will back to the factory default value.


Profile: For ONVIF connection only. User can select the setting value that provides by IP camera.
Video Source: For ONVIF connection only. User can select the value that provides by IP camera.
The Profile and Video Source will be available when the IP camera hasn’t been intergraded by
AVer and depend on the IP camera has supported.



Stream Setting: user can setup Codec, Resolution, FPS, Bitrate Mode, and Quality Bitrate of
Stream 1, Stream 2, and Stream 3 on the selected IP camera channel. The Stream 1 is enabled in
default.
Stream Selection: user can setup which stream (Stream 1 ~ Stream 3) to use on Record,
Preview(Quad and Single mode), and Remote site.
Video Adjustment: user can adjust Brightness and Contrast of IP camera.
The stream setting only support for AVer IP camera series.
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
I/O Control: Setup the sensor and relay that is embedded on the IP camera.
 Sensor Setting
1. Click Sensor button.
2. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
3. Enter sensor name in Name column
4. The system automatically detects the camera and input relates information. In the Content
section, enter sensor Description.
5. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Relay Setting
Click Relay button.
Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
Enter relay name in Name column
The system automatically detects the camera and input
relates information. In the Content section, enter relay
Description.
In the test section, click Test to trigger the relay status. Red
is high and Green is low.
Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
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(6) IP Camera Resolution Status
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The total resolution values are including both IP camera channel and Remote DVR channel.
It displays the each IP camera channel’s current resolution value that is calculated and transformed by DVR
system. The 16 MP is divided into 8MP each for odd and events channels. When the total resolution value is
over 8MP, the Used and Unused value text is displayed in red color.
If user ignores or doesn’t notice the resolution is over 8MP and click OK button to save the setting, then, a
warning message dialog is shown up. Only resolution values are less or equal 8MP, the DVR system allows
user to save the setting.
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When one of connected IP camera’s resolution has been changed and is caused resolution over 8MP, the
channel screen is displayed text word “Over Resolution”.
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3.2.2.1
Using Search Device to Connect IP Camera
The Search Device function help user to find the IP cameras on your LAN network that can be detected by
DVR system. User can directly click the IP camera from search result list and connect to the selected IP
camera without to enter any data of IP camera.
1. In preview mode, click Setup > Camera and select the Input is IP camera.
2. Next, click Add IPCam to call out IP camera Settings window.
3. Click Search Device button.
For supported IP camera list, please refer to the IP camera support list on web site
(http://surveillance.aver.com/).
4. In Search Result window, click Search button to start searching IP cameras.
Click Search button to start
searching IP camera on
your LAN network.
5. After search completing, user can click the IP camera that wants to connect and click OK; the screen will
back to IP Camera Settings window.
6. For connecting AVer IP cameras series, the IP cameras list in red text and these means the IP camera is
can be configured from DVR site. User can select the IP camera and click Active IP button to configure
the IP camera’s setting; even the IP camera is not in the same IP segment. After selecting the IP camera,
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a warming message dialog is popup and click OK to continue it.
In IP setting window, user can configure IP camera’s IP, Mask, Gateway, and Web port. Also, user can
change camera’s IP mode – DHCP or Static IP. In Local IP Information section, it displays current DVR
system’s IP, Mask, and Gateway. After configuring, click OK and the new setting will apply to the IP
camera. In Search Result window, click OK to back to IP Camera Settings window.
7. If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and Password.
8. Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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3.2.3
To Setup Analog Camera
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Analog Camera.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Click Edit to change the camera name.
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- Description
Add a short comment
(5) Video Adjustment
Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Sharpness, and Saturation of the camera.
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(6) Enable Deinterlace
Enhance the video quality. Set the Enable Deinterlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless picture
and select #2, if it captures lots of movement.
3.2.4
To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR(Fixed Mode)
User can add the camera from another DVR through the network.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio of the camera.
- Name
Click Edit to change the camera name.
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- Description
Add a short comment
(5) IP Camera Information
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
Select the channel of connected camera
- Connect
Click to connect the camera when all configurations are set.
3.2.5
To Setup Camera from the Remote DVR(Flexible Mode)
When user select IP camera resolution mode as Flexible mode in System Setting, the Camera Setting UI is
displayed the IP camera channel’s resolution value that has been calculated and transform by DVR system.
In Flexible Mode, DVR system supports 16MP total for 16 IP camera channels (In any code type – H.264,
MEPG4, MEPG). The 16MB is divided into 8MP each for odd and event channels. A channel maximum
supported value is 5MP.
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
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(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
When camera type is Remote DVR, the audio is not supported.
- Name
Change the camera name
- Description
Add a short comment
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
Select the channel of connected camera
- Connect
Click to connect the camera when all configurations are set.
(5) IP Camera Resolution Status
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The total resolution values are including both IP camera channel and Remote DVR channel.
It displays the each IP camera channel’s current resolution value that is calculated and transformed by DVR
system. The 16 MP is divided into 8MP each for odd and events channels. When the total resolution value is
over 8MP, the Used and Unused value text is displayed in red color.
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If user ignores or doesn’t notice the resolution is over 8MP and click OK button to save the setting, then, a
warning message dialog is shown up. Only resolution values are less or equal to 8MP, the DVR system allows
user to save the setting.
When one of connected IP camera’s resolution has been changed on IP camera site and is caused resolution
over 8MP, the channel screen is displayed text word “Over Resolution”.
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3.3
Recording Setup
3.3.1
Setup IP Camera Record Setting
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7 represent
the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week, select the
recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day, click Schedule
button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When the system starts
recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen. The recording modes are
listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage device
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame as DVR system can once a motion is detected and
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if there is no motion, it records at key frame.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected. When it
detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
3.3.2
Setup Analog Camera Record Setting
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
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EH6108H only supports 8 channels.
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7 represent
the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week, select the
recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day, click Schedule
button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When the system starts
recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen. The recording modes are
listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage device
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
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Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to record at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and recording
time will be based on Stop Record After setting; if there is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate
setting. Set the frame rate in (5) Frame Rate.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected. When it
detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
(4) Quality
Adjust the video quality. The higher the value, the lower the compression level and uses more hard disk
space.
(5) Frame Rate
Set the maximum and minimum number of frames to be recorded during motion and motionless state. The
frame rate ranges from 01 to 30 for NTSC and 01 to 25 for PAL. The higher the frame rate, it uses more hard
disk space.
Always recording frame rate is depending on value of max frame rate.
(6) Video Size
Select the size of the video and click the  button. The higher the size, the larger the file it creates.
(7) Individual Adjustment
Each camera can adjust video size and frame rate individually. Click Default will back to the factory default
value. The frame rate usage is shown in Used and Unused columns by CIF mode.
Adjusting video size and frame rate by channel, only available on the analog camera.
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(8) Mask
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Mask and POS function cannot be enabled at the same time.
Mark an area on the screen to disregards the motion in the marked area and to only monitor outside the
marked area. Enable the Enable Mask and click-and-drag an area on screen that user wants to mask. To
clear all mask area, click Clear button. To inverse the mask area, click Invert button. The original selected
area will exchanged with un-selected area. To show the mask area on preview screen, enable Show Mask.
The mask is able to see on the screen only when preview screen is in single screen mode.
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Network Setup
Click Default will back to the factory default value.
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it accessible via
internet using PCViewer, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and JavaViewer (still image). To select all the
cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Main Configuration
Set the DVR IP address and Remote Console Port. You need this when accessing DVR server from the
remote location via internet. The DVR system supports dual LAN, user can setup 2 IP address and only the
one has marked Set as default gateway can configure DDNS function. Click Setting to setup IP setting.
 Using the following IP address: Assigns an IP address for the DVR system. Fill in the IP related
parameters in IP information section.
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IP: Assign a constant IP address which a real IP address gives from ISP to DVR system.
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Mask: It is a bitmask used to identify the sub network and how many bits provide room for host
addresses. Enter the subnet mask of the IP address which user has assigned to DVR system.
Gateway: A network device acts as a passageway to internet. Enter the network gateway IP address
DNS: Domain Name Server translates domain names (such as www.abb.com.tw) to IP addresses.
Enter the IP address of DNS if it is available.
MAC Address: An identifier hardware address of DVR unit that is assigned by the manufacturer for
identification. User don’t need to fill in, it will generated by system automatically.
 Obtain an IP automatically (DHCP): Assign the IP address by local DHCP server to DVR system.
 PPPOE: Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet is a network protocol for encapsulating PPP frames in
Ethernet frames. It is used mainly with ADSL services. If your network is using ADSL service connecting
to internet, and then, select PPPOE mode. Enter User ID and Password that is given by your ISP for
PPPOE connecting authority.
 DDNS: DDNS(Dynamic Domain Name Service) is a data query service mainly used on the Internet for
translating domain names into Internet addresses. Users can register their own domain name on
http://ddns.avers.com.tw or http://dyndns.org(See Appendix A).
- Domain Name
Enter the domain name that user has registered.
- Password
A password use to access DDNS that user has setup when register the domain name
- DDNS Server Name
Select the DDNS server that user applied their domain name.
- DDNS Server Port
Fill in the port that connects to DDNS server. Default is 1053.
(4) Remote Upgrade Configuration
A port is using for the remote firmware upgrade through network.
(5) PCViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password. Fill in
the PCViewer PORT for remote accessing connection.
(6) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain name
and select the Time Zone. User can enable Automatic Synchronize at to set automatic synchronize time on
a daily basis. Or, user can click Synchronize Time Right Now to adjust time right away.
(7) Other Configuration
- Network Video Stream
It displays the remote video stream value that is depended on the video quality user has selected on
remote site.
- UPnP
This function is working when the router had enabled the UPNP function and had opened the port,
which had assigned for UPNP setting, for the DVR system.
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Enable White List
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Without any IP address/IP range is assigned in White List table, none of IP address/IP range is allowed to
access DVR when White List function is enabled.
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add. Or,
enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click Delete
button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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Web Service Viewer
It displays the current remote connection (such as PCViewer, Remote Console, CM3000) information.
Same IP address is counted as one time and different application connection is displayed in Connects
column (ex. IP 192.168.2.131 connects to DVR system through PCViewer, Remote Console, and
CM3000, then the IP 192.168.2.131 is counted in one data and has three connection counts).
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Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either weekly or one time.
The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most column display the days in a
week.
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To Set the Schedule Setting:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting
- Enable Network
Activate DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the Network function
will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network function will not be disabled
when the appointed time has ended.
- Reboot
Restart the PC at the appointed time.
- Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
3. Set the schedule as weekly or one time. Click  to make a selection.
4. Click on the blocks to set the schedule or click All to select all. To un-select the specific schedule blocks,
click the Remove and click blocks to un-select. To store the setting, click Save. To remove the settings,
click Clear.
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5. To end Schedule Setting, click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the
setting.
3.6
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Backup Setup
- While backup, the CPU usage is near to 100% and might slow down the DVR system.
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- EH6108H only supports 8 channels.
In the Backup Setting dialog box, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers
from 01 to 16 represent the camera number. When you back up the file, you may find Qplayer application
included in the backup folder. User need to execute the Qplayer installation on PC for playback (see also
Chapter 3.6.1).
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Backup the file
Select the date of the recorded file in the calendar you want to backup. Use
and
buttons to shift
the calendar to the left or right.
In the table below, click on the blue block to select the recorded file or click camera (01~16) or time (00~23)
to select the whole row or column. The blue block turns red when it is selected. The block that appears in
white doesn’t have data.
Check the space need for backup beside the calendar. Click Rescan Device to calculate the space for
backup.
– Require Space: Show the total size of the backup file.
– Free Space: Show the available storage space
If user wants to include the Qplayer program in backup folder, mark the Inculde Player when backup
check box. The Qplayer program will be in backup folder for playback using.
If you do NOT want to keep the recorded file in the storage folder, enable Delete files after Backup check
box.
Select the backup device – USB disk or DVD-ROM device.
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7. DVR system will give Folder Name automatically.
8. Click Backup Now button to start archiving the selected file.
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Backup by Time
User can setup specific backup time and camera.
1. Click Backup by Time button in Backup Setting window.
2. In Date Time Setting, click Setting of Start Date/Time and End Date/Time to select date and time that
user wants to backup.
3. In Select Camera, select the channels or select All channels to backup.
4. If user wants to know the total backup file size, click Calculate Size button and the total of backup file size
is displayed in Require Space and the available storage space is displayed in Free Space. Click Rescan
Device to re-calculate the space of total backup file and storage space of storage device.
5. Select the storage path.
6. If user wants to include the Qplayer program in backup folder, mark the Inculde Player when backup
check box. The Qplayer program will be in backup folder for playback using.
7. Click Backup Now button to start archiving the selected file.
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3.6.1
Using QPlayer to Playback Backup Video
You can playback the backup files by using QPlayer applications on the PC. When you back up the recorded
file, QPlayer applications are automatically included in the backup folder if user has enabled the selection of
Inculde player when backup when backup recorded file. With QPlayer, it is the same as in Playback mode
and supports different split screen types to view all the video at the same time. The only difference is that
there are no Preview and Playback buttons.
To run the application, go to backup folder and double-click Qplayer.exe.
Name
Function
(1) Exit
To close the application
(2) Split Screen Mode
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the camera, or
one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
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To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
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Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of
the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
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Name
Function
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X, 1/16X, or 1/32X.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
– OPEN FILE: user can open the recorded file from HDD
– Channel 01~ 16&Channel 17 ~ 32: If the channels are over 16, click button to switch to
different channel group of playback calendar.
– Day Light Saving: the playback calendar only display the video records during day light
saving time period.
(6) Archive
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
(8) Camera ID
(9) Language
(10) Export
(11) Segment
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By
default the language is in English.
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr format.
Keep a portion of the recorded video (see also Chapter 3.6.2).
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Name
Function
(12) Full screen
View in full screen mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard or click the arrow icon.
Click to exit from
full screen mode
(13) Visual Search
(14) Find Next
(15) Event Search
(16) Intelligent
Search
(17) Audio
(18) De-interlace
3.6.2
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display one
of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second(see also
Chapter 3.6.3)
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can use this when you
are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
Search from the recorded activities that were recorded in event log (i.e., Sensor, Motion, Video
Loss). (See also Chapter 3.6.4)
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 3.6.5).
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless
picture and select #2, if it captures lots of movement.
To Cut and Save the Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation, click Segment
button again.
3.
Click Export > Output Video Clip button to save the wanted portion.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where user wants to save the file, type the filename, and select the
video format.
4.
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3.6.3
To Search Using the Visual Search
1. Click Visual Search.
2. In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
3. When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames and
search by every Hour of that date, every 3Minutes of that hour, every 10 Seconds of that minute, every
Second of that 10 seconds. To go back, click
. To view from the selected frame and close event
search, click
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3.6.4
To Search Using the Event Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Event Search. The Event Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the screen.
3. In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. The video search
would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click Find Next(
) button.
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. In the Search Duration section, set the Begin Time and
End Time. Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the same events in a period of time
that user has setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
5. When the Event list appear, click and select the item you want to view.
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3.6.5
To Search Using the Intelligent Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Intelligent Search. The Intelligent Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the
screen.
3. When the Intelligent Search Setting dialog box and motion detector frame appear, you may adjust the
sensitivity bar and the motion detector frame size and location. To set motion detector frame size and
location, left click and drag on the screen. Then, click OK to start searching. The video search would stop
at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click
. You may also set to search and
list all the result. Just check the List box. In the Search Duration section set the Begin Time and End
Time. Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the same events in a period of time that
user has setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
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3.7
Sensor Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
1. Click the drop-down list and select the sensor ID number.
2. Enter sensor name in Name column.
3. The system automatically detects the card and input number. In the Content section, enter Description of
sensor.
4. In the test section, click Test to check the sensor status. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.8
Relay Setting
The I/O device must be installed to use this function.
1. Click the drop-down list and select the relay ID number.
2. Enter relay name in Name column.
3. The system automatically detects the card and input number. In the Content section, enter Description of
relay.
4. In the test section, click Test to trigger relay. Red is high and Green is low.
5. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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3.9
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click OK to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving. Click Default will
back to factory default value.
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (7) Alarm Setting List if you want to
modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) No./Name/Description enters alarm name and description. Alarm No. will be created by DVR
system.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time and click
the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated the color of the block
turns white.
4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger if
all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
5. In Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 16) in Motion Detected and Video Loss
to set the condition for the system to alarm.
- Motion Detected: select and click on the camera number (01 to 16) to set the condition for the system
to alarm. Click the Detail button to setup the system to send out the alarm when motion is detected
and last the time that user has entered in Continuous trigger duration.
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Video Loss: click the camera number (01 to 16) to set the alarm condition when video is lost. Click the
Detail button to setup the system to send out the alarm when video is lost and status last the time that
user has entered in Continuous trigger duration.
6. In (4) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number to set the condition for the system to alarm. If the
sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
- IP Camera Sensor: To adjust sensor high/low that is connected on the IP camera.
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Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the same
status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
Enable/disable the Abnormal Event check box, to set the condition of the event for system to alarm.
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

Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out the
alarm message.
Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.
Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out the
alarm message.
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
Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system will
send out the alarm message.

Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk doesn’t work normally, the system will send out the alarm
message.
7. In (5) Alarm Reset, click the camera number to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset, all
alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the alarm reset condition to
low.
- IP Camera Sensor: To adjust sensor high/low that is connected on the IP camera.
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Alarm Reset Time: Set a time for the alarm auto reset. When an alarm happen such as motion
detected and video loss, the alarm will reset at the alarm reset time.
8. In (6) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
- Launch E-Map: Display mini E-map screen.
- Spot Monitor
When the DVR system receives the alarm, the alarm video will display on spot monitor.
Mark Spot Monitor 1/Spot Monitor 2 to enable the sport monitor function. And then, select the camera
(channel) when the DVR system receives the alarm from the selected camera will display the alarm
video on the spot monitor.
 Restore to normal display after: Mark to enable and set the time that screen display returns to
normal display after spot display.
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- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview mode from
where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify
which camera video to be enlarged on screen when
the alarm is triggered.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before
system switching back to original Preview mode. If
the retrieve time is un-set, the alarm video will keep
enlarging until user switch back to Preview mode
manually. The retrieve time range is 0~ 600
seconds.
- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is
activated and to extend additional time in second before it
stops the relay operation.
1. Beside the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the available
relay list and in the Status column, set to on/off the relay
operation when the alarm is activated.
3. In the Retrieve time check box, you may enable/disable
to extend the relay operation time and set the duration in
second(0 ~ 3600 seconds).
4. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to
exit without saving the setting.
- IP Camera Relay: Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is activated.
- Play Warning Sound
Play alarm sound.
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- Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. Beside the Send Email check box, click Detail.
In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving
the setting.
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter ID and Password.
(2) Mail
Fill the mailing information. Click Test Account button can exam the mail is workable or not.
 From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
 To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
 Subject: Enter the message title.
 Message: Type the message.
 Notice Interval: Set a time gap for mail re-sending when mail has failed to send.
(3) Snapshot
When send out the email, the DVR system will snapshot image of the selected camera channel.
 Select Camera: Select the channel that will be snapshot when alarm email is sending out.
 Video Size: Select the size of vide that will be taken when snapshot. Auto means default size
that chosen by DVR system.
- File Transmission via FTP
Upload file to remote computer thru FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
 FTP Server Setting
 FTP Server: Enter FTP server’s IP address
 Port: Enter the port number of FTP connection.
 ID& Password: Enter the ID and Password that use to login FTP server.
 Upload Option
 Select Camera: Select the camera that the images will be captured and send when the any
alarm is triggered.
 Upload Video Clip: Mark to enable the send the recorded image before and after alarm occurs,
enter the time that before alarm occurs in Before alarm(sec.) and After alarm.
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- Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
1. Beside the Start Recording check box, click
Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box,
select the camera to enable/disable video
recording. Enable All to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting
to record the number of frames based on the
Recording Setting.
4. In the Start Record prior text box, mark and set
the number in second for the program to begin
recording before the alarm has been trigger. The
time range is 1~10 seconds.
5. In the Stop Record after text box, mark and set
the number in second for the program to continue recording after the alarm has ended. The time
range is 1~999 seconds. If user doesn’t mark and set the time, the alarm recording will continue
recording until alarm is reset.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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- PTZ preset point
Position the PTZ camera based on the preset point setting.
Beside the PTZ preset point check box, click Detail. In the
Trigger PTZ Preset Setting dialog box, select the PTZ camera
number then select the Enable check box. Select the position of
the PTZ camera when the alarm is activated and ended. For the
PTZ camera end point, user can also select on preset position
or Auto Pan between preset position groups.
- Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to
CMS when the alarm is activated.
Beside the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the
CMS Setting, select the camera to enable/disable
sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all
cameras. Then, click OK to accept the new settings and
Cancel to exit without saving.
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3.10
User Setup
Only administrator level authority can access User Setting. The maximum user accounts are 32.
In the User Setting dialog box, click Add to insert a new user, Delete to remove the selected user, Edit to
modify the user control right, OK to exit and accept the setting, and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
To Add a User Account:
1. In the User Setting dialog box, click Add.
2. Select and fill in the following information.
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(1) Authorization level
Select the status of the user. Administrator has full authority of control rights.
(2) Control Right
Enable the items that would allow the user to access.
(3) PCViewer
Enable/disable Web Viewer control right that allow the user to operate from a remote location using
internet explorer.
- Remote Console
Allow the user to remote modify DVR system setting.
- Remote LogViewer
Allow the user to view the event log from remote site.
- Remote Record
Allow the user to record from remote site.
- IP Camera
Enable/disable user to add new IP camera when using the PCViewer.
- Remote Access Time
Enable Infinite check box to access DVR without time limit. If you want to set time limit, un-mark
and enter the number of minutes in Minute text box.
(4) Visible Camera
Select the camera number that would allow the user to access or view. To select all the cameras,
enable the ALL check box.
(5) Time Span
Set the user account a specific time period that user only can use given account to login DVR
program in that specific period. Mark Enable check box and select the Activation Date and Expiry
Date.
(6) Name
Enter the user name.
Description
Enter the user description.
Password
Enter the user password.
Confirm Password
Enter the same user password for confirmation.
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Chapter 4
Using the Remote Programs
User can use Microsoft Internet Explorer to access DVR system by entering the IP address. To use this
feature, make sure that your PC and DVR server both are connected to the internet and the Network feature
is enabled.
Accessing this feature for the first time you will be prompted by your browser to install PCViewerX.cab, allow
the installation and you should be able to connect and login afterwards.
For Windows XP/Vista/7, click Install when the Internet Explorer - Security Warning dialog box appears.
After installing the PCViewerX.cab and when connecting to the DVR system, you are required to enter
account ID and password; then, select the type of network. Admin account has the authority to remote setup
the DVR system configuration on PCViewer. User account only can preview the video on PCViewer and
Remote Console.
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To have smooth remote frame rate, it’s suggested to connect DVR by selecting WAN (512K/64K) as the
Network Type on PCViewer.
To operate full remote function, please use “Administrator” account to execute IE browser.
After login, the PCViewer interface is displayed.
PCViewer
version
Control Panel of PCViewer
Display screen of PCViewer
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Familiarizing the Buttons in PCViewer
4.1.1
PCViewer Screen
Right-clicking on the PCViewer video screen, enables you to start video recording, change video quality,
switch camera and enable/disable DirectDraw.
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To operate the start recording on short-cut menu, the account authority that user uses to access DVR system
needs to be enabled in User setting.
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To view POS data on PCViewer, please switch to 1-split screen mode and right-click on screen to make sure
the video quality is High. However, if DVR system didn’t connect to POS device and receive POS data, user
won’t be able to view POS data on PCViewer site.
Name
Function
(1) DirectDraw
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Enhance the video quality.
Not all graphic cards can support this function. If you cannot see the screen display correctly or screen is
messed, please check with VGA card vendor.
(2) Received file size
Indicate the size of the data being sent per second.
(3) Camera frames
Indicate the number of frames per second.
(4) Record
Start to record the video of the selected camera in AVI format. Directly click screen to
select the channel that user wants to record and press Record button.
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PCViewer Control Panel
Name
Function
(1) Preview Mode
Switch to preview mode control panel
(2) Playback Mode
Switch to playback mode control panel(see also Chapter 4.1.3)
(3) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
(4) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot in *.bmp format.
(5) Select cameras to
view
Select to the view camera from different server. In Select Camera dialog box, Display
column, click to enable/disable viewing the camera.
Click Add Server and select the server type between DVR and IP Cam to add.
Click Delete Server to delete the selected item.
Click Import to load the previous saved list.
Click Export to save the list.
Click Apply All to change all the camera video quality based on the selected setting.
Click OK to exit.
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Name
Function
(6) Audio
Enable/disable remote sound.
(7) Remote setup
Change the DVR server settings (see also Chapter 4.1.4)
(8) Remote Emap
To call out the Emap of remote DVR server to view.
(9) Remote Console
Initiate Remote Console. It allows you to control DVR server (see also Chapter 4.2).
(10) Event Log Viewer
Display the Event logs, Operation logs, System logs, and Network logs.
(11) 2-Way Audio
Enable/disable 2-way audio function. This function allows the client and server to talk via
internet using MIC.
Make sure your microphone and speakers work before using this function. If the DVR
server Talk to web-client setting is disabled, you won’t be able to hear from the other
side.
(12) Split screen view
Select from four different split screen types to view all the cameras.
(13) Auto Pan Group
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
(14) Camera preset
position number
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
(15) Direction buttons’
moving speed
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens. This speed will apply to the (18)
Direction buttons’ moving speed only.
(16) Select PTZ
Choose to enable/disable the PTZ camera. In the Select PTZ dialog box, Select column,
click to enable/disable viewing and controlling the PTZ camera.
Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(17) Atuo Pan
Enable the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
(18) Zoom +/-
Zoom the image in or out.
(19) Focus +/-
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
(20) Direction Buttons
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera. The supported direction buttons
are depended on the PTZ camera has supported.
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The PCViewX.cab. installation is required for first time using PCViewr playback function. The PCViewX.cab
installation requirement is appeared when user select Playback function.
Name
Function
(1) Preview Mode
Switch to preview mode control panel
(2) Date
Select the date that user wants to playback. Click   icon can switch month and year.
The date in color highlight means it has recorded data.
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Name
Function
(3) Channel
After select the date, please select the channel that user wants to playback or select all
channels.
(4) Search button
After selected date and channel, click search button to find the recorded file. The result of
search result is displayed below area.
(5) Search result
Display the search result that is searched base on the date and channel user has
selected. Select the recorded time file in result table and click play button to playback.
(6) Playback time
progress bar
User can setup the certain time period for playback. The recorded file default is playback
in 60 minutes long. User can adjust to the specific time period to playback instead to move
the scroll bar while playback.
(7) Play button
After select the file, click it to start playback.
Move to
the begin
Move to
the end
Playback
starting time
Current playback information
Time progress bar
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Playback end
time
4.1.4
To Setup Remote System Setting
The setting here applies to Remote DVR only.
4.1.4.1
System Setting
In the System Setting windows, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete recorded data
after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable the
Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Overwrite Enable
When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the system automatically replaces the oldest
data.
(4) Configuration
Backup a copy of all the settings and allows you to regain the same settings back. To save the current settings,
click Export. To replace the settings with the one you have saved, click Import.
(5) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
 Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
 Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
 Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
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- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
- Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to the next
video in cycle depending on the set time gap.
(6) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto record when login
Automatically start video recording when the DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network when login
Automatically connect to network when the DVR is executed.
(7) Firmware
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Product Version: Upgrading the firmware of DVR system and IP camera patch file. Please
download the firmware file from web site.
1. Save the firmware on root directory of USB pen drive. Then, plug USB pen drive to DVR server.
2. Click Update button, a Select File window will show up.
3. Click
button and select where the firmware is located.
4. Click Upgrade to start updating.

IPCam Module: Update IP camera patch.
1. Save the firmware on root directory of USB pen drive. And then, plug USB pen drive to DVR
server.
2. Click Update button, a Select File window will show up.
3. Click
button and select where the IP camera patch file is located.
Click Upgrade to start updating.
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4.1.4.2
Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting windows, click Update
to save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
IP Camera Setting
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(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the type of camera as IP camera. For General camera setting, see Analog Camera Setting. To modify
camera of remote DVR, see Remote DVR Camera Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display: Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can
still record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio: Audio function doesn’t support on IP camera.
- Name: Change the camera name
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(5) IP Camera Information
To setup IP camera and display current IP camera information.
IP Setting: Click IP setting to add the IP camera.
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Click the radio button of Protocol to start setup IP camera.
Select the Protocol, Model, Video Format, and Channel of the IP camera.
Enter IP address and connecting port in IP Camera Site column.
Also, user can enter URL of IP camera instead of IP address.
If the IP camera has authority request, please enable Authentication and enter ID and Password.
Click OK to connect with the IP camera.
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Analog Camera Setting
Select the camera from remote DVR servers to modify settings. In the Camera Setting windows, click Update
to save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
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(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as General Camera. For IP camera setting, see IP Camera Setting. To modify camera
of remote DVR, see Remote DVR Camera Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
Enable/disable audio function.
- Name
Change the camera name
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- Description
Add a short comment
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(5) Video Adjustment
Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Hue and Saturation of the camera.
Remote DVR Camera Setting
Select the camera to modify settings. In the Camera Setting windows, click Update to save and apply the new
settings, click Exit to exit without saving.
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(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to view. To enable/disable all cameras, click ALL check box.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Input
Select the camera type as Remote DVR. For IP camera setting, see IP Camera Setting. To modify analog
camera setting, see Analog Camera Setting.
(4) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still record
the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Enable Audio
The audio function doesn’t support for remote DVR.
- Name
Change the camera name
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(4) Remote Camera Setting
- Description
Add a short comment
- IP
Enter the IP address of the camera
- Port
The port for connection
- User ID
Enter the user id that for connecting authority
- Password
Enter the password that is for connecting authority
- Channel
Select the channel of connected camera
4.1.4.3
Record Setting
In the Recording setup windows, click OK to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and
click Default to revert back to original factory setting.
Record Setting of IP Camera
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(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
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(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block represent the
day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week, select the recording
mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day, click Schedule button and
select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When the system starts recording a red
triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate once a motion is detected and if there is no
motion, it records key frame only.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected. When it
detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
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Record Setting of Analog Camera
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(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one camera only, Left
click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns purple when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The horizontal blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock and the vertical block 1 to 7 represent
the day in the week block (Sunday to Saturday). To record in full 24 hours and 7 days a week, select the
recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day, click Schedule
button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When the system starts
recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
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- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement. Once a
motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based on the Start
Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected and if there
is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate setting.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detection. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected. When it
detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
(4) Quality
Adjust the video quality. The higher the value, the lower the compression level and uses more hard disk
space.
(5) Frame Rate
Set the maximum and minimum number of frames to be recorded during motion and motionless state. The
frame rate ranges from 01 to 30 for NTSC and 01 to 25 for PAL. The higher the frame rate, it uses more hard
disk space.
Always recording frame rate is depending on max frame rate value.
(6) Video Size
Select the size of the video and click the  button. The higher the size, the larger the file it create.
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4.1.4.4
Network Setting
In the Network Setting dialog box, click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving,
and click Default to revert back to original factory setting. For the network service ports that use by DVR
server, please see Appendix A.
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Alphabet letters and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it accessible via
internet using PCViewer, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and JavaViewer (still image). To select all the
cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or domain name.
Select the Time Zone that DVR is located. And then, mark the Automatic Synchronize time to set automatic
synchronize time on a daily basis.
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(4) Other Configuration
- Enable White List
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Without any IP address/IP range is assigned in White List table, none of IP address/IP range is allowed to
access DVR when White List function is enabled.
An access permit list for the remote accessing of DVR server. Enter the IP address and click Add. Or,
enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and click Delete
button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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4.1.4.5
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the
selected alarm setting, click Update to save the setting, Exit to exit without saving, and Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (9) Alarm Setting List if you want to
modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) No./Name/Description enter alarm name and description. Alarm No. will be created by DVR
system.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time and
click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated the color of the
block turns white.
4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or “Trigger if
all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
5. In (4) Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 16) in Motion Detected and Video
Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
 Continue trigger duration: Set a time period that when sensor has been trigger and stay in the same
status for that period, then the alarm will be sent out.
 Motion Detected: Click on the camera number to the motion condition for the system to alarm. Click
Detail to setup the system to send out the alarm when motion has been detected to last the time that
user has entered in Continuous trigger duration.
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
Video Loss: Click the camera number to set the alarm condition when video is lost. Click the Detail to
setup the system to send out the alarm when video has been lost to last the time that user has entered
in Continuous trigger duration.
6. In (5) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number to set the condition for the system to alarm. If the
sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
7. In (6) Abnormal Event, mark check box to enable and set the condition of the event for system to alarm.
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Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will send out the
alarm message.
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Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will send out
the alarm message.
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Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send out the
alarm message.
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Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system will
send out the alarm message.
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Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk doesn’t work normally, the system will send out the alarm
message.
8. In (7) Alarm Reset, click the camera number to set the reset condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset, all
alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor normal status is high, set the alarm reset condition to
low.
9. In (8) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm condition is
activated.
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- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview mode from where the
alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which
camera video to be enlarged on screen when the alarm is
triggered.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system
switching back to original Preview mode. If the retrieve
time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until
user switch back to Preview mode manually. The retrieve time range is 0~ 600 seconds.
- Relay Output
Set to enable/disable the relay operation when the alarm is
activated and to extend additional time in second before it stops
the relay operation.
1. Beside the Relay Output check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Relay dialog box, select from the available relay
list and in the ON column, set to enable/disable the relay
operation when the alarm is activated.
3. In the Retrieve time check box, you may enable/disable to
extend the relay operation time and set the duration in second.
4. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
- Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message. Beside the Send
Email check box, click Detail.
In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and
save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the
setting.
 Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail
system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter ID and
Password.
 Mail
Fill the mailing information.
 From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
 To and CC: Enter the recipient email address
and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
 Subject: Enter the message title.
 Message: Type the message.
 Notice Interval: Set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
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- Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
Beside the Start Recording check box, click Detail.
1. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box, select
the camera to enable/disable video recording.
Enable All to select all cameras.
2. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting to
record the number of frames based on the
Recording Setting.
3. In the Start Record prior text box, mark and set
the number in second for the program to begin
recording after the alarm has been trigger. The
time range is 1~10 seconds.
4. In the Stop Record after text box, mark and set
the number in second for the program to continue recording after the alarm has ended. The time
range is 1~999 seconds. If user doesn’t mark and set the time, the alarm recording will continue
recording until alarm is reset.
5. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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- PTZ preset point
Position the PTZ camera based on the preset point setting.
Beside the PTZ preset point check box, click Detail. In the
Trigger PTZ Preset Setting dialog box, select the PTZ
camera number then select the Enable check box. Select
the position of the PTZ camera when the alarm is activated
and ended. For the PTZ camera end point, user can also
select on preset position or Auto Pan between preset
position groups.
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- Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to
CMS when the alarm is activated. Beside the Send to
CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS Setting,
select the camera to enable/disable sending the video
to CMS. Enable All to select all cameras. Then, click
OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit
without saving.
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4.1.4.6
User Setting
Only administrator level authority can access User Setting.
In the User Setting dialog box, click Add to insert a new user, Delete to remove the selected user, Edit to
modify the user control right, OK to exit and accept the setting, and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
To Add a User Account:
3. In the User Setting dialog box, click Add.
4. Select and fill in the following information.
(1) Authorization level
Select the authorization level of the user account – User or Administrator.
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(2) Control Right
Enable the items that would allow the user to access.
(3) PCViewer
Enable/disable PCViewer control right that allow the user to operate from a remote location using
internet explorer.
- Remote Console
Allow the user to remote modify DVR system setting.
- Remote Record
Allow the user to execute recording.
- Remote LogViewer
Allow the user to view the event log from remote site.
- IP Camera
Enable/disable user to add new IP camera when using the PCViewer.
- Remote Access Time
Enable Infinite check box to access DVR without time limit. If you want to set time limit, enter the
number of minutes in Minute text box.
(4) Visible Camera
Select the camera number that would allow the user to access or view. To select all the cameras,
enable the ALL check box.
(5) Time Span
Set the user account a specific time period that user only can use given account to login DVR
program in that specific period. Mark Enable check box and select the Activation Date and Expiry
Date.
(6) Name
Enter the user name.
Description
Enter the user description.
Password
Enter the user password.
Confirm Password
Enter the same user password for confirmation.
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Familiarizing the Buttons in Remote Console
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(1) DirectDraw
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Function
Enhance the video quality.
Direct Draw function supports for certain VGA card. For more information, please contact your VGA card
vendor.
(2) Exit
Exit: Close the Remote Console.
Minimize: Minimize the application on task bar.
Cancel: To go back to the application.
(3) Audio button
Enable/disable the sound.
(4) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 7 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the camera,
or one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
If there are only 8 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 13, 16, and 32 split screen mode.
(5) Record
Start/stop video recording.
(6) Emap
To view the Emap of remote DVR.
(7) Network
Enable/disable remote system access. This feature allows you to access DVR server from a
remote location via internet connection.
(8) Setup
Configure the Remote Console setting. (see also Chapter 4.2.1)
(9) PTZ
Access PTZ control panel. (see Chapter 4.2.2)
(10) Preview
Switch to Preview/Playback mode. This allows you to view live camera display.
(11) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file. (see also Chapter
4.3)
(12) Status Bar
Display the current date, time and hard disk free space.
(13) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
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Name
Function
(14) Event Log
Display the Event logs, Operation logs, System logs, and Network logs.
(15) Auto Scan
Start/Stop video screen cycle switch.
(16) Snapshot
Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
(17) Full screen
Use the entire area of the screen to only display the video.
To return, Right-click the mouse or press ESC on the keyboard.
(18) Alarm
Alert and display warning info. Admin and user account authority level both can reset the
alarm. The password authentication is required.
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4.2.1
To Setup Remote Console Setting
Click Setup button to call out the System Setting windows. Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel
to exit without saving the setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(1) Storage Path
Set the directory on where to save the data. When there is not enough free space to record one hour data, the
system automatically replaces the oldest data. In case you have more than one storage path, the system
automatically saves the data to the next storage path. By default the data is stored in C:\RemoteData, to insert
another storage path, click Add. To remove the selected path, click Delete.
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Enable network storage
Select the Enable network storage check box to send the recorded video in network-attached storage.
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server. To know how to assign or connect to a network drive, please refer to your Windows help file
and search “Map Network drive”.
(2) Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By default the
language is in English.
(3) Remote Server
Enter the DVR Server IP and Server Port number.
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(4) Channel Settings
The numbers from 1 to 16 represent the camera ID. In Transmitting Channels section, enable the camera
number to receive the camera signal from the server. In Visible Channels section, enable the camera
number to view the camera signal on Remote Console screen. To select all the cameras, enable the ALL
check box.
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EH6108H+ only supports 8 channels.
4.2.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Controller
(5)
(4)
(3) (2)
(1)
(6)
(10)
(7)
(8)
(9)
Name
Function
(1) Close
(2) Setup
(3) AutoPan
Exit PTZ camera controller.
Select the PTZ camera to operate.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera group preset position
number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera. Only up, down, left and right direction
buttons can be functional.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Camera lens
speed controller
(9) Camera preset
position number
(10) Group AutoPan
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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4.3
Using the Remote Playback
To use this feature, first you need to select the source of the file. In the Select Playback Mode dialog box,
choose Local Playback to open the file that is recorded in the Remote Console, and Remote Playback to
open the file that is recorded in the DVR server. When you choose Remote Playback, select RealTime
Playback if your internet bandwidth is fast and big enough, otherwise choose Download and Playback.
Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
In the Video Playback Date/Time Selection, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The
numbers from 01 to 8 represent the camera number.
To Make a Selection:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. In the table below, click on the blue block to select and open the recorded file. The blue block turns red
when it is selected. The block that appears in white doesn’t have data. You can only select one block
when you choose Download and Playback.
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3. Click OK to proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
4. If you select Download Playback and after making the selection, the system divides the selected hour into
16 video thumbnails. In the Time Selection screen, click on the video thumbnail you want to download
(see also Chapter 5.4.3).
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4.3.1
Familiarizing the Buttons in Local Playback
Name
Function
(1) Exit
To close the application
(2) Split Screen Mode
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of all the
camera, or one camera over the other or alongside on a single screen.
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- If there are only 8 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 13 and 16 split screen mode.
- To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge. To back
to normal view, right click the channel screen again.
(3) Progress bar
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location
of the track.
(4) Hour Buttons
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
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The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. If there is no recorded data within the hour, there will be
no color bar on top of the hour button. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing the recorded
video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or 1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the video file.
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Name
Function
(6) Archive
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Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. While the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file. If there is
no any video data, it will be no color bar on top of the date button.
(7) Preview
Switch to Preview mode.
(8) Playback
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
(9) Status bar
Display the record date, time, HDD capacity in preview mode and play speed in playback
mode.
(10) Camera ID
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
(11) Export
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.dvr format (see also Chapter 4.3.1.1).
(12) Segment
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also Chapter 4.3.1.1).
(13) Full screen
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on
the keyboard.
(14) Event Log
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
(15) Visual Search
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second(also see
Chapter 4.3.1.2).
(16) Find Next
Search for the next event. You can use this when you are using Event Search function.
(17) Intelligent Search
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 4.3.1.3).
(18) Audio
Enable/disable volume
(19) De-interlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing
motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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4.3.1.1
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video
1.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2.
Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on where you
want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation or set the segment
marks from the start, click Segment button again.
3.
4.
5.
Click Export > Output Video Clip button to save the wanted clip.
In the Save As dialog box, locate on where you want to save the file.
Select the file type and select the camera information display position when playback. The camera
information will be the information of server name that user has defined in Network Setting.
If the select the file type is *.avi, user can mark included audio to include audio in output video segment.
To adjust Video Quality if needed.
And, select the Optimize for speed (*.mpg /*.avi only)for faster file opened. For saving storage, select
Optimize for storage.
Click Save to save the video segment.
6.
7.
8.
9.
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4.3.1.2
To Search Using the Visual Search
1. Click Visual Search.
2. In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
3. When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames and
search by every Hour of that date, every 3Minutes of that hour, every 10 Seconds of that minute, every
Second of that 10 seconds. To go back, click
. To view from the selected frame and close event
search, click
.
4.3.1.3
To Search Using the Intelligent Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Intelligent Search. The Intelligent Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the
screen.
3. When the Intelligent Search Setting dialog box and motion detector frame appear, you may adjust the
sensitivity bar and the motion detector frame size and location. To set motion detector frame size and
location, left click and drag on the screen. Then, click OK to start searching. The video search would stop
at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching click
. You may also set to search and
list all the result. Just check the List box. In the Search Duration section set the Begin Time and End Time.
Set the Searching Interval time that system won’t list out the same events in a period of time that user has
setup. Then, click OK to start searching.
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4.3.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in RealTime Playback
Name
Function
(1) Exit
(2) Split Screen Mode
To close the application
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file of the entire
camera, or one camera.
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If there are only 8 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 13 and 16 split screen mode.
To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want to enlarge.
(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
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Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of
the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour button indicates that
there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar indicates that you are currently viewing
the recorded video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/8x, 1/16x, or 1/32x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
(6) Archive
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing the
recorded video file.
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The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the
camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red colored column indicates on where to start playing the recorded video file.
(7) Preview
Switch to Preview/Advanced mode.
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Name
Function
(8) Playback
(9) Status bar
(10) Camera ID
Switch to Playback mode. This allows you to view the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single screen mode,
click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display one
of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless
picture and select #2, if it captures lots of movement.
(11) Export
(12) Full screen
(13) Event Log
(14) Audio
(15) De-interlace
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4.3.3
Familiarizing the Buttons in Download and Playback
Name
Function
(1) Exit
(2) Progress bar
To close the application.
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at any location of the
track.
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, or 1/8x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By
default the language is in English.
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr format (see also Chapter
4.3.1.1).
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also Chapter 4.3.1.1).
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the mouse or ESC on the
keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle to only display one of
the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Show the record of activities that take place in the system
(3) Playback
Control
Buttons
(4) Status bar
(5) Language
(6) Export
(7) Segment
(8) Full screen
(9) Event Log
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Name
Function
(10) Visual
Search
(11) Audio
(12) De-interlace
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and Second. (See also Chapter
4.3.1.2).
Enable/disable volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless
picture and select #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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Chapter 5
Using the Web Tools
The bundled Web Tools includes Dispatch Server, Remote Backup, and Remote Setup program. To install
Web Tools, place the CD into the CD-ROM drive then click Install Web Tool.
5.1
Remote Setup
Remote Setup is a tool for configuring DVR server from remote site. To install Remote Setup application,
insert the Installation CD into CD-ROM drive and click Web Tools. After installation, click
to start the
Remote Setup application.
5.1.1
To Add DVR server
User need to add a DVR server and make connection in order to setup remote DVR server.
1. Click Add
2. In Edit DVR windows, fill in the following items:
- Name: give a name for remote DVR server for easy managing
- IP: fill in remote DVR server’s IP address
- Port: the port use to connect to remote DVR server. The port number is same the PCViewer port on the
remote DVR server. The default is 80.
- User ID: fill in the remote DVR server’s login account
- Password: fill in the remote DVR server’s login password
- Description: fill in a short description for the remote DVR server
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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Click OK to complete adding remote DVR server.
The added DVR server will be listed and auto connects to DVR server.
Once the connecting is success, user can start to configure DVR server by clicking Setup button.
When connection is lost, click Reconnect to connect again.
To modify or delete the added DVR server, select the DVR server from listing and click Modify to change
the setting and click Delete to remove the DVR server.
8. User also can import the setting by clicking Import button. To save the setting to local hard disk, click
Export button.
5.1.2
To Setup Remote System Setting
The setting here applies to Remote DVR only. Please refer to Chapter 4.1.4.
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5.2
Remote Backup
Remote Backup is purely for backing up the *.dvr file from the DVR sever. You can select between Auto
Backup and Manual Backup. Auto Backup continuously archives one hour of the recorded data at a time,
starting from the specified date. As for Manual Backup, it only archives the recorded data of selected date.
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To back up the data, you must have at least 2G hard disk space.
5.2.1 To back up the recorded data from the DVR server
1. Make sure you are connected to internet.
2. Click Start >> Program >> DSS >> Tool >> Remote Backup
3. To add the DVR server, click Add
4. In the Add New DVR windows, enter the Name, IP, user ID, and password.
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5. Select the Backup mode:
Auto Backup mode: the backup will automatically execute when the setup is completed
- In Begin Date drop down calendar, select the date from where to start
- Click Add to set the storage path.
- Click Delete to remove the selected storage path.
- Click Schedule to select/unselect the time you want to backup. The red block turns white when it is
unselected.
- Enable/disable Disk Recycle check box, to automatically overwrite the oldest file when there is not
enough free space to backup the file.
Manual Backup mode: the backup progress will start when user press the backup button
- Click File Select to choose the date, time and camera you want to back up.
- Click Browse to set the storage path.
6. Click OK to complete the adding DVR server. The added DVR server will display in Remote Backup main
windows.
Un-mark check box
to disable backup
Click Start to backup
7. Click Start to begin backup and click Stop to stop backup progress.
While backup, the Start button
will turn to Stop button
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8. For manually backup, click file select button and select the DVR to backup.
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Appendix A Registering Domain Name
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Service) is a data query service mainly used on the Internet for translating
domain names into Internet addresses. It allows remote clients to intelligently search dynamic servers
without any previous enquiring for servers’ Internet addresses.
In order to take advantage of this intelligent service, first register your domain name on the following Web site.
I.
Register the Domain Name on http://ddns.avers.com.tw
1.
User Login
Browse the website ddns.avers.com.tw with Microsoft IE or Netscape Navigator to access the following
dialog.
2.
First input the MAC Address in CD-Key No. column and select the product name. Then click OK to login
or Reset to clear the previous input.
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3.
To find the MAC address of the DVR, click Setup > Network in preview mode UI. And then, click
Setting of the Main Configuration and user should see the MAC address in IP Information section.
User Information
Please provide the following user information, Host Name (user can choose any name he/she likes
except the one in conflict with other users), Password, E-mail, Company, and Country. And then, click
OK to complete the domain name registration.
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- Note that Host Name and Domain Name (avers.com) are the replacement for Internet address
while a remote client tends to search a dynamic server.
- Host Name column supports alphabet letters and number only. The maximum character is 15.
- The password maximum character is 12.
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APPENDIX
I. Register the Domain Name on http://dyn.com/dns/
1. Open the browser on your PC and enter the URL http://dyn.com/dns/.
2. Please refer to the Dyndns website instruction to apply a free domain name.
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Appendix B
Network Service Port
The following table shows the ports that DVR server uses for certain network service.
Port#
Variable
5550
Y
PCViewer
80
Y
CM3000
80
Y
Firmware Update
5005
Y
2-way audio
9999
Y
Remote Console
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