Multi-CH Encoder Firmware User Manual_v2.06.00

Multi-CH Encoder Firmware User Manual_v2.06.00
Multi-CH Encoder Firmware – D1
A8D-R2N-V2.06.00-AC
User’s Manual
Table of Contents
1. INSTALLATION _________________________________________________ 3 1.1 Minimum System Requirements _____________________________________ 3 1.2 Preparation before setup ___________________________________________ 4 1.2.1 1.3 Setup your PC network __________________________________________________ 4 Configuring the IP device - System ___________________________________ 9 1.3.1 Host Setting __________________________________________________________ 11 1.3.2 WAN Setting _________________________________________________________ 13 1.3.3 Date Setting __________________________________________________________ 15 1.3.4 Port Mapping _________________________________________________________ 17 1.3.5 Multicast IP __________________________________________________________ 18 1.3.6 Multicast Port ________________________________________________________ 19 1.3.7 User Account Management ______________________________________________ 20 1.3.8 System Info __________________________________________________________ 21 1.3.9 Firmware Upgrade _____________________________________________________ 22 1.3.10 Factory Default _____________________________________________________ 24 1.3.11 Save Reboot _______________________________________________________ 25 1.3.12 Logout ____________________________________________________________ 26 1.4 Configuring the IP device - Channel _________________________________ 27 1.4.1 Video Display ________________________________________________________ 28 1.4.2 Host Setting __________________________________________________________ 29 1.4.3 Video Setting _________________________________________________________ 30 1.4.4 Video Adjustment _____________________________________________________ 33 1.4.5 System Info __________________________________________________________ 34 1.5 Configuring the IP device – Channel (Channel Firmware series 3.xx.xx) ___ 35 1.5.1 Video Display ________________________________________________________ 36 1.5.2 Host Setting __________________________________________________________ 38 1.5.3 Video Setting _________________________________________________________ 39 1.5.4 Video Adjustment _____________________________________________________ 41 1.5.5 System Info __________________________________________________________ 43 2
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INSTALLATION
1.
1.1
Minimum System Requirements
CPU
Pentinum 4 2.4GHz and above
Hard Disk
40 GB or above
Memory
256 MB or above
Operating System
Windows XP with SP2 or above
Video Resolution
SVGA or XGA with 1024x768 resolution
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1.2
Preparation before setup
Our IP device provides access through Internet Explorer. You need to set
up the network settings and the IP address for the IP device. Please make
sure all connections are properly connected, then follow the provedures
below.
1.
Setup your PC network
The IP address for your PC must be within the same subnet as the IP
device. You need to match the TCP/IP settings between PC and IP
device before you can access it via IE.
2.
Setup IP device’s IP address
This IP device’s IP address can be assigned manually or acquired
automatically by network service (DHCP). If it acquires the IP address
by using the DHCP service, please use the IP utility software bundled
in the product CD to find the IP address for all IP devices.
1.2.1
Setup your PC network
To set up the network of IP device via a PC, you have to change the TCP/IP
settings of the PC.
The following are the default network settings of IP device.
IP Address: 192.168.0.100
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
To access the IP device, the IP address of the PC should match the address
below.
IP Address: 192.168.0.xxx
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
NOTE: xxx should be a number from 1 to 254 except 100, which is
used by the IP device. Please also make sure that no two equipments
use the same IP address in the same network.
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The procedures below is the setup procedure on Windows XP. If you use
operating system other than Windows XP, please refer to OS manuals for
proper setup procedures.

STEP1
Start up your PC.

STEP2
Click the [Start] and select the "Control Panel"
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
STEP3
Double-click the "Network and Internet connections" icon.

STEP4
Double-click the "Network connections" icon
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
STEP5
Click “Local Area Connections”, and then click “Change settings of
this connection” in the network Task menu.

STEP6
Click “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)”, and then click the [Properties]
button. If you have both IPv4 and IPv6, choose IPv4.
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
STEP7
Click the “Use the following IP address” radio button and enter the IP
address and the subnet mask.
Please set the settings as below.
IP address: 192.168. 0.xxx
Subnet mask: 255.255.255.
0
(NOTE: xxx should be a number
from 1 to 254 except 100, which
is used by the IP device. Please
also make sure that no two
equipments use the same IP
address in the same network..)

STEP8
Click the [OK] button and the window dialog box closes.
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1.3
Configuring the IP device - System
This section describes how to configure the IP device. The administrator
has unlimited access to all settings, while the normal user can only view
live video. The IP device is configured under a standard browser
(Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or above).
Follow the procedures below to configure the IP device.

STEP1: Open a browser

STEP2: Enter the IP address of the IP device.
The default IP address is “192.168.0.100”
The “Login Page” is now displayed as below.

STEP3: Enter account name (factory default: Admin) and password
(factory default: 123456).
NOTE: Internet Explorer 6.0 or above is highly recommended. You
may download it from
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/default.mspx

STEP4: Select the language of the IP device user interface. You can
select from English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese,
Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Czech, and French. This user
interface setting will disappear once you log out, if you want to change
the default user interface language, please change the setting of [Host
setting] after login.
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
STEP5: Click the
button to login or click the
to re-enter account and password.
button
Once successfully login, the “Main Setup page” will be displayed as
below.

STEP1: Click
to set system configurations of Multi-CH Video Server

STEP2: Click
to apply the choice
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1.3.1
Host Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s host settings

STEP1: Click the [Host Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Host setting page” is displayed as below.

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■Host Setting
Parameters
Host name
Language
Description
Enter a host name, and this host name will be shown when you
use the IP utility or the SDK to search for the IP device.
Select the language of default user-interface. Every user will
see the default user-interface first when logging in.
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■Virtual Server
Parameters
Virtual Server
Description
Enter the Public IP or Domain Name of this device in a network
environment with Netwok Address Translation.
■IGMP
Parameters
Enable
Description
This option appears only in Multicast. Enabling it will enable
using IGMP membership to do multicast.
■Network link speed & duplex
Parameters
WAN port
Description
This item lets you select the network transmission speed of
WAN port. You can select from
1. Auto detect (default setting)
2. 100Mbps / Full duplex
3. 100Mbps / Half duplex
4. 10Mbps / Full duplex
5. 10Mbps / Half duplex
■Port Mapping
Parameters
Description
HTTP port
Select the port for this IP device to use HTTP protocol.
Search server
port1
Search server
port2
Select the first port on which software applications can find this
IP device with. (e.g. IP utility).
Select the second port on which software applications can find
this IP device with. (e.g. IP utility).

STEP3: Click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
settings or click the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
NOTE: Check with your system administrator, if Client PC and IP device
are setting in different VLANs, please connect to WAN port.
NOTE: For all network router/switches connected to this Camera/Video
Server, be sure to use Auto Negotiation as the Network Connections
Type. This will enable the whole network to always run at the highest
possible speed. Please also refer to Network Speed & Duplex settings in
Host Setting section on Page 11 of this manual.
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1.3.2
WAN Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s WAN, DNS server and
DDNS server settings.

STEP1: Click the [WAN Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “WAN setting page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■WAN Setting
Parameters
Dynamic IP
address
Static IP
address
Description
Click this to enable IP device’s DHCP function.
It will acquire its WAN port IP address from a DHCP server
within the same network. (You must have a DHCP server in
order to enable this function.)
Click this to manually enter the IP device WAN port IP
address.
IP address: Enter the WAN port IP address.
Subnet mask: Enter the subnet mask of WAN port. If
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IP address is changed, adjust the subnet mask
accordingly.
ISP gateway: Enter the IP address of the gateway
(the router).
Click this when you connect IP device directly to the xDSL
modem.
User name: Enter the user name of your xDSL
account.
Password: Enter the password of your xDSL
account.
PPPoE
Note: You have to click the [Save Reboot] after you click the
[Apply button] to let this IP device start xDSL
connections.
■DNS server Setting
Parameters
Primary DNS
server
Secondary DNS
server
Description
Defines the IP address of the primary DNS server. This is used
for identifying this computer by name instead of IP address.
The IP address of the secondary DNS server. It will be used
once the primary DNS server fails.
■DDNS server Setting
Parameters
DDNS type
Service ISP
Host name

Description
Click this to enable IP device’s DDNS function.
DDNS function enables user to connect to this IP device by
domain name even if its IP address is not static.
Click one of the DDNS service providers.
You can visit their website to get a DDNS service account for
this IP device.
Enter the host name of your DDNS service account. (ex:
xxxx.dyndns.org)
User name
Enter the user name to login your DDNS service account.
Password
Enter the password to login your DDNS service account.
STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Check with your system administrator, if Client PC and IP
device are setting in different VLANs, please connect to WAN port.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save Reboot]
button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
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1.3.3
Date Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s date and time settings.

STEP1: Click the [Date Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Date setting page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■Date Setting
Parameters
SNTP/NTP
server
Description
Click this to enable IP device’s SNTP/NTP function.
SNTP/NTP function enables this video to synchronize its time
settings with a SNTP/NTP server. You can use this function to
make sure all your IP devices’ time is the same. Additionally,
with our embedded digital-time-code in the streaming, you can
tell the event sequence accurately.
IP address: Enter the IP address of the SNTP/NTP
server.
Sync time: Select the time interval for this IP device
to synchronize its time.
Click this to manually setup the date & time.
Set manually
Date : Select the date
Time: Select the time
Time zone
Select the time zone offset for local settings
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Day Light Saving
Select Type 1 to specify daylight saving time by week
number in a month; select Type 2 to specify daylight saving
time by date.
Start Time : Select the daylight savings start time.
End Time : Select the daylight savings end time.

STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save Reboot]
button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
Manually set date and time will NOT be kept if device loses power.
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1.3.4
Port Mapping
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s Port number.

STEP1: Click the [Port Mapping] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Port Mapping page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■Port Mapping
Parameters
Video Control
Port
Description
Select the port through which software applications may
control each channel via this IP device.
Video Streaming Select the port through which software applications may
establish video streaming to each channel via this IP device.
Port
Select the port for each channel of this IP device to provide
RTSP Port
streaming over RTSP protocol.

STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
Manually set date and time will NOT be kept if device loses power.
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1.3.5
Multicast IP
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s Multicast IP.

STEP1: Click the [Multicast IP] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Multicast IP page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■Multicast IP
Parameters
Multicast IP

Description
Enter the multicast IP for each channel.
STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
Manually set date and time will NOT be kept if device loses power.
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1.3.6
Multicast Port
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s Multicast Port.

STEP1: Click the [Multicast Port] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Multicast Port page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If
you are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■Port Mapping
Parameters
Video Multicast
Port
Description
Enter the port used by each channel of this IP device to
support video multicast function.
Video RTP Over Enter the port used by each channel of this IP device to
support video RTP over multicast function.
Multicast
Audio RTP Over Enter the port used by each channel of this IP device to
support audio RTP over multicast.
Multicast

STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
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1.3.7
User Account Management
This section tells you how to setup the accounts.

STEP1: Click the [User account] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “User Account Management” is displayed as below

STEP2: Setup the account names and their respective passwords.
and 10 common user
There are 1 root (administrator) account
accounts allowed. Root(administrator) account allows the user to
watch the live view and modify all settings. The common user account
only allows for live video view, and cannot change settings.

STEP3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect
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1.3.8
System Info
This section tells you how to see the system information of this IP device,
including firmware version, MAC address, Product ID, WAN status and
system log.

STEP1: Click the [System info] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “System information page” is displayed as below

STEP2: View the information in the 3 columns. This information is
very useful to understand the IP device status and to resolve any
problem that might occur.
Column
System info
WAN status
System log

Description
It shows the firmware version, MAC address, production ID, and
factory default type of IP device.
It shows the WAN port’s IP address, netmask, gateway, DNS
server, DDNS host and connection status.
It shows the system event log. This column is very useful as a
diagnostic tool.
STEP3: Click
[Parameter List] where you may see all configurations
of the IP device.

STEP4: Click
[Server Report] to export related information of the IP
device while contacting your support channel.
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1.3.9
Firmware Upgrade
This section tells you how to see update IP device’s firmware. You can
always visit our web site for the latest firmware.

STEP1: Click the [Firmware] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Firmware upgrade page-1” is displayed as below

STEP2: Select system or channels that you are going to do firmware
upgrade. The ‘’firmware upgrade status” will be displayed as below.
■System information
Column
System
All Channels
Selected
Channels
Channel
Selection

Description
Select this option if you want to upgrade only the system
firmware.
Select this option if you want to upgrade firmware image of all
channels at the same time.
Select this option if you want to upgrade firmware image of
selected channels only.
Check the box before each channel if you wish to upgrade
firmware of that channel
STEP 3: Click the
settings or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the selection.
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
STEP 4: Select the corresponding .upg(image file) and .md5 file(md5
file), and upload it to IP device for upgrading

STEP 5: After successfully upgrading the firmware of IP device,
please be sure to power off the device and power on again after
upgrading firmware to complete the firmware upgrade process
properly.
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1.3.10 Factory Default
This section tells you how to see load IP device’s factory default setting.

STEP1: Click the [Factory Default] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Factory default setting page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Select system or channels that you are going to execute
factory default.
■System information
Column
Description
Factory Default Restore global settings only
All Channels
Selected
Channels
Channel
Selection

Restore all channels’ settings back to the factory default
Restore selected channel’s setting back to its factory default
Select channels to execute factory default by checking the box
before each channel
STEP3: Click the
selection or click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the selection.
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1.3.11 Save Reboot
This section tells you how to save all the settings and reboot this IP device.
This is critical because some settings might not take effect before save and
reboot.

STEP1: Click the [Save and reboot] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Save and reboot page” is displayed as below.

STEP2: Select system or channels that you are going to execute save
and reboot action.
■System information
Column
Save Reboot
Perform save and reboot to entire system and all channels
All Channels
Save and reboot to all channels
Selected
Channels
Channel
Selection

Description
Save and reboot the selected channels
Select the channels to do save and reboot
STEP3: Click the
selection or click the

[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
[Reset] button to re-enter the selection.
STEP4: The Action LED indicator will go off to indicate that the IP
device is rebooting. After around 30 seconds, the Action LED will
light up again to indicate that the reboot is completed.
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1.3.12 Logout
This section tells you how to logout of the IP device. Be sure to logout from
this IP device once your setting is completed.

STEP1: Click the [Logout] on the “Main Setup page”.
You will logout and return to the “Login Page” as displayed below.
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1.4
Configuring the IP device - Channel
This section describes how to select and configure the individual video
channel. Depending upon the channel firmware series, you will see either
section user interface of either section 1.4 or section 1.5.

STEP1: Click

STEP2: Click
to set configurations of every single channel of
Multi-CH Video Server
to apply the choice
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1.4.1
Video Display
This section tells you how to view live images via Internet Explorer.

STEP1: Click the [Video Display] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video Display page” is displayed as below.

STEP2: Check the

STEP3: Click the
[Audio Out] checkbox to enable/disable audio
output from control PC to IP device.

STEP4: Click the
[Mute] checkbox to select mute enable/disable
if you cannot see the video, and follow the
instructions.

STEP5: Click the
Setup page”.
[Quit] to exit the live view and return to “Main
NOTE: If the streaming is disabled, you cannot see the live
images here.
NOTE: For all network router/switches connected to this
Camera/Video Server, be sure to use Auto Negotiation as the
Network Connections Type. This will enable the whole network to
always run at the highest possible speed. Please also refer to
Network Speed & Duplex settings in Host Setting section on Page
11 of this manual.
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1.4.2
Host Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s host settings and LAN
settings.

STEP1: Click the [Host Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Host setting page” is displayed as below.
STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If you
are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■ToS (Type of Service)
Parameters
TOS (type of
service)
TOS priority
Description
Select whether to add the TOS tag onto the streaming data.
Streaming data with a higher priority TOS tag will be transmitted
first while compared with other data being transmitted.
Select the TOS tag’s priority to be added onto the streaming.
You can select between
1. Normal-Service
2. Minimize-Cost
3. Maximize-Reliability
4. Maximize-throughout
5. Minimize-Delay
STEP3: Click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
settings or click the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
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1.4.3
Video Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s video and streaming settings.

STEP1: Click the [Video Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video setting page” is displayed as below.
STEP2: Click
to enter the configuration table.
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■Video setting of Version V2.0
Parameters
Camera name
Description
The camera name is reserved for customer use.
Select the streaming mode.
1. TCP only
2. Multicast only
3. TCP & Multicast
Streaming Method
4. RTP over UDP
5. RTP over Multicast
6. RTP over UDP & Multicast
RTSP Authen
Checkbox to enable RTP streaming’s Account/Password
authentication.
Enable
RTP B2 Frame
Enable
Check box to enable the B2 frame in RTP streaming
Audio
Select to enable or disable the audio function.
Multicast IP
Setting belongs to “system” part, please refer section
“1.3.5 Multicast IP”
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Analog video
Select video type connected to the video-in of this IP
device. If you use an incorrect video type, some images
might be lost.
Resolution
Select the video resolution of the IP device.
Select the bit rate of the video streaming. You can select
from 28Kbps to 3Mbps.
Note: Lower bit rate consumes less bandwidth but
Bitrate
delivers lower quality images.
High bit rate consumes more bandwidth but delivers
higher quality images.
Select the frame rate mode.
Constant: The streaming’s frame rate remains
constant at all conditions.
Frame rate mode
Variable: The streaming frame rate will vary
according to the amount of motion and change
in the scene to maintain proper image quality.
Frame rate
Select the frame rate of the video streaming.
Frame Integration Select the deinterlace mode.
LowPass Filter
Enable to reduce color noise, and prevent data burst
Serial Port Baud
Rate
Select the Baud Rate setting of serial port.
Serial Port Control Select the Control setting of serial port.

STEP3: Click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
settings or click the

[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
Note: Setting with mark
means they belong to “system” part, please
refer to section “1.3.4 Port Mapping” or section “1.3.6 Multicast Port”
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save Reboot]
button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
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1.4.4
Video Adjustment
This section tells you how to adjust the streaming video.

STEP1: Click the [Video Adjust] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video adjust page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Set the

STEP3: Adjust the video by changing the value of
sensitivity of motion detection windows.
“Hue”,
“Saturation” and
“Contrast”. See the images
“Brightness”,
displayed above for the effect of the current setting.


STEP4: When satisfied with the video settings, click the
[Apply]
button of each setting to confirm the settings or click the
button to re-enter the parameters.
[Reset]
STEP5: Click the
if you cannot see the video, and follow the
instructions.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
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1.4.5
System Info
This section tells you how to see the system information of every single
channel of IP device.

STEP1: Click the [System info] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “System information page” is displayed as below
STEP2: In the

, it shows the firmware version, MAC address, production
ID, and factory default type of IP device.

STEP3: In the
a diagnostic tool.

STEP4: Click
the IP device.

STEP5: Click
[Server Report] to export related information of the IP
device while contacting your support channel.
, It shows the system event. This column is very useful as
[Parameter List] where you may see all configurations of
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1.5
Configuring the IP device – Channel
(Channel Firmware series 3.xx.xx)
This section describes how to select and configure the individual video
channel. Depending upon the channel firmware series, you will see either
section user interface of either section 1.4 or section 1.5. You can find out
channel firmware version from the system info section of individual
channels.

STEP1: Click

STEP2: Click
to set configurations of every single channel of
Multi-CH Video Server
to apply the choice
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1.5.1
Video Display
This section tells you how to view live images via Internet Explorer.

STEP1: Click the [Video Display] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video Display page” is displayed as below.

STEP2: Check the
[MPEG4/MJPEG] to select the Compression
type. Once selected, the video server/IP camera will start to stream
with the new compression type.

STEP3: Check the
[Mute] checkbox to mute or display audio
from the video server/IP camera.

STEP4: Click the
[Audio Out] checkbox to enable/disable audio
transmission from this PC to IP device’s audio out and change audio
out volume. E.g. while this function is enabled you can talk to the
people at the IP device site.

STEP5: Click the
function by DO1.
[DO1] Button of trigger / un-trigger DO
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
STEP6: Click the
[DO2] Button of trigger / un-trigger DO
function by DO2.

STEP7: Click the
Setup page”.
[Quit] to exit the live view and return to “Main
NOTE: If the streaming is disabled, you cannot see the live
images here.
NOTE: For all network router/switches connected to this
Camera/Video Server, be sure to use Auto Negotiation as the
Network Connections Type. This will enable the whole network to
always run at the highest possible speed. Please also refer to
Network Speed & Duplex settings in Host Setting section on Page
11 of this manual..
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1.5.2
Host Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s host settings.

STEP1: Click the [Host Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Host setting page” is displayed as below.
STEP2: Configure these settings with reference to the table below. If you
are still unsure what to set, contact your system administrator.
■ToS (Type of Service)
Parameters
TOS (type of
service)
TOS priority
Description
Select whether to add the TOS tag onto the streaming data.
Streaming data with a higher priority TOS tag will be transmitted
first while compared with other data to be transmitted.
Select the TOS tag’s priority to be added onto the streaming.
You can select between
1. Normal-Service
2. Minimize-Cost
3. Maximize-Reliability
4. Maximize-throughout
5. Minimize-Delay
STEP3: Click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
settings or click the
[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
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1.5.3
Video Setting
This section tells you how to setup IP device’s video and streaming settings.

STEP1: Click the [Video Setting] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video setting page” is displayed as below.
■Video setting
Parameters
Camera name
Description
The camera name is reserved for customer use.
Select the streaming mode.
1. TCP only
2. Multicast only
Streaming Method
3. RTP Over UDP
4. RTP Over Multicast
5. RTP Over UDP & Multicast
RTSP Authen
Check box to enable RTP streaming’s Account/Password
authentication.
Enable
RTP B2 Frame
Enable
Checkbox to enable the B2 frame in RTP streaming
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Audio
Select to enable or disable the audio function.
Input Sensitivity
Select HIGH or LOW to change the audio input sensitivity
Multicast IP
Select the multicast IP. Default settings is 228.5.6.1
Multicast TTL
Select the multicast TTL. Default setting is 255.
Resolution
Select the video resolution of the IP device.
Select the frame rate mode.
Constant: The streaming’s frame rate remains
constant at all conditions.
Frame rate mode
Variable: The streaming frame rate will vary
according to the amount of motion and change
in the scene to maintain proper image quality.
Frame rate
Encoder Type
Video Bitrate
Mode
Video Maximum
Bitrate
Bitrate
Serial Port Baud
Rate
Select the frame rate of the video streaming.
Select the encoder’s compression type.
1. MPEG4
2. MJPEG
Select the video bitrate mode.
Constant Bit Rate: The streaming’s bitrate remains
constant at all conditions.
Variable Bit Rate: The streaming’s bitrate will
variants according to the images variability to keep the
image quality good.
Select the Maximum bitrate of the video streaming.
If the bitrate limit is too low, actual frame rate may also be
limited. Doing so will also disable Bit Rate setting below.
Select the bit rate of the video streaming. You can select
from 28Kbps to 3Mbps.
Note: Lower bit rate consumes less bandwidth but
delivers lower quality images.
High bit rate consumes more bandwidth but delivers
higher quality images.
Select the Baud Rate setting of serial port.
Serial Port Control Select the Control setting of serial port.

STEP2: Click the
[Apply] button of each setting to confirm the
settings or click the

[Reset] button to re-enter the parameters.
Note: Setting with mark
means they belong to “system” part, please
refer to section “1.3.4 Port Mapping” or section “1.3.6 Multicast Port”
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save Reboot]
button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
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1.5.4
Video Adjustment
This section tells you how to adjust the streaming video.

STEP1: Click the [Video Adjust] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “Video adjust page” is displayed as below

STEP2: Set the
checkbox to enable motion detection function.

STEP3: Set the
sensitivity of motion detection region.

STEP4: Set the
interval time of motion detection. After a motion
event is triggered, no more event will be triggered within this time in
the same region.

STEP5: Set the

STEP6: In motion activity window
, the bar shows the motion
activitiy status. You can also see the trigger threshold (Red line). When
trigger threshold of motion detection windows.
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the motion activity exceeds the trigger threshold, the bar would
become red to indicate that a motion event hs been triggered. While
viewing the motion activitity window, you can adjust the motion
sensitivity (for more or less activities to be triggered) and the threshold
(for how many activity would trigger a motion event. If the default
settings are not satisfactory for your scene, you may try our alternative
recommendations of:
a. Sensitivity: 80, Threshold: 2~5
(for normal environment)
b. Sensitivity: 80, Threshold: 5~10 (for very noisy environment)

STEP7: When satisfied with the motion settings, click

STEP8: Adjust the video by changing the value of
[Apply]
“Brightness”,
“Saturation” and
“Contrast”. See the images displayed above
for the effect of the current setting.

STEP9: When you are satisfied with the video settings, click the
[Apply] button of each section to confirm the settings. Otherwise, you
may also click the
[Reset] to restore previous settings.
NOTE: Once you finish all settings, be sure to click the [Save
Reboot] button. Otherwise, some settings may not take effect.
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1.5.5
System Info
This section tells you how to see the system information of every single
channel of IP device.

STEP1: Click the [System info] on the “Main Setup page”.
The “System information page” is displayed as below
STEP2: In the

, it shows the firmware version, MAC address, production
ID, and factory default type of IP device.

STEP3: In the
a diagnostic tool.

STEP4: Click
the IP device.

STEP5: Click
[Server Report] to export related information of the IP
device while contacting your support channel.
, It shows the system event. This column is very useful as
[Parameter List] where you may see all configurations of
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