MPEG LA	DVR	MPEG4
233Z
MPEG4 Network DVR
User Manual
(K Series)
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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARD
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
CAUTION:
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
Only operate this apparatus from the type of power source indicated on the label.
The company shall not be liable for any damages arising out of any improper use,
even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Graphic Symbol Explanation
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to
the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
This exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the
appliance.
All lead-free products offered by the company comply with the requirements of the European law on the
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, which means our manufacture processes and
products are strictly “lead-free” and without the hazardous substances cited in the directive.
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collected separately at the product end-of-life. This applies to your product and any peripherals marked
with this symbol. Do not dispose of these products as unsorted municipal waste. Contact your local
dealer for procedures for recycling this equipment.
This apparatus is manufactured to comply with the radio interference requirements.
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MPEG4 Licensing
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PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER FOR (i) ENCODING VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH
THE MPEG4 VISUAL STANDARD (“MPEG4 VIDEO”) AND/OR (ii) DECODING MPEG4 VIDEO THAT WAS
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GPL Licensing
This product contains codes which are developed by Third-Party-Companies and which are subject
to the GNU General Public License (“GPL”) or the GNU Lesser Public License (“LGPL”).
The GPL Code used in this product is released without warranty and is subject to the copyright of
the corresponding author.
Further source codes which are subject to the GPL-licenses are available upon request.
We are pleased to provide our modifications to the Linux Kernel, as well as a few new commands,
and some tools to get you into the code. The codes are provided on the FTP site, and please
download them from the following site or you can refer to your distributor:
ftp://ftp.dvrtw.com.tw/GPL/AV071/
Version
Firmware: 1248-1012-1035-1018-M1-6C1B
Video Viewer: 0099
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. OVERVIEW............................................................................................................................... 1
1.1 Features...........................................................................................................................................................1
1.2 Specifications...................................................................................................................................................2
1.3 Package Contents ...........................................................................................................................................3
2. FRONT AND REAR PANELS .................................................................................................. 4
2.1 Front Panel ......................................................................................................................................................4
2.2 Rear Panel.......................................................................................................................................................7
3. CONNECTIONS AND SETUP (Take 16CH DVR as an example) .......................................................... 8
3.1 HDD Installation ...............................................................................................................................................8
3.2 Camera Connection.........................................................................................................................................9
3.3 Power Setup ....................................................................................................................................................9
3.4 Date and Time Setting .....................................................................................................................................9
3.5 Password Setting...........................................................................................................................................10
4. BASIC OPERATION (Take 16CH DVR as an example)....................................................................... 11
4.1 Live Page.......................................................................................................................................................11
4.2 Recording ......................................................................................................................................................11
4.3 Playback ........................................................................................................................................................12
4.5 Upgrade .........................................................................................................................................................12
4.6 Search ...........................................................................................................................................................13
5. MAIN MENU ........................................................................................................................... 14
5.1 Menu Configuration .......................................................................................................................................14
5.2 Menu Operation Instruction............................................................................................................................14
6. QUICK START MENU ............................................................................................................ 15
6.1 Status.............................................................................................................................................................15
6.2 Manual Record ..............................................................................................................................................16
6.3 Timer..............................................................................................................................................................16
6.4 Date ...............................................................................................................................................................18
7. ADVANCED MENU (Take 16CH DVR as an example) ........................................................................ 20
7.1 Advanced Configuration.................................................................................................................................20
7.1.1 Camera................................................................................................................................................20
7.1.2 Detection .............................................................................................................................................21
7.1.3 Alert .....................................................................................................................................................22
7.1.4 Network ...............................................................................................................................................24
7.1.5 Display.................................................................................................................................................26
7.1.6 Record .................................................................................................................................................27
7.1.7 Remote (Selected Models Only) ..........................................................................................................28
7.2 System Info....................................................................................................................................................29
7.3 Event Log.......................................................................................................................................................30
7.3.1 Quick Search .......................................................................................................................................30
7.3.2 Event Search .......................................................................................................................................31
7.3.3 HDD Info..............................................................................................................................................31
7.3.4 Event Log ............................................................................................................................................32
7.4 Backup...........................................................................................................................................................32
7.4.1 USB BACKUP .....................................................................................................................................33
8. REMOTE OPERATION (Take 16CH DVR as an example) .................................................................. 34
8.1 Supplied Licensed Software AP.....................................................................................................................34
8.1.1 Installation & Network Connection .......................................................................................................34
8.1.2 AP Control Panel .................................................................................................................................35
8.1.3 General AP Operation..........................................................................................................................36
8.1.4 AP Functions........................................................................................................................................38
8.2 IE Web Browser .............................................................................................................................................57
8.3 QuickTime Player...........................................................................................................................................59
APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION ........................................................................................ 60
APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH DRIVE BRAND....................................................... 63
APPENDIX 3 COMPATIBLE HDD BRAND................................................................................ 64
APPENDIX 4 RECORDING TIME TABLE ................................................................................. 66
APPENDIX 5 TROUBLESHOOTING ......................................................................................... 68
APPENDIX 6 DEFAULT VALUE ................................................................................................ 69
OVERVIEW
1. OVERVIEW
1.1 Features
z MPEG4 Network Transmission
‧ MPEG4 web transmitting for faster transmission and clearer images via network
z Graphical and Multilingual OSD Interface
‧ Graphical and multilingual OSD Interface for easier operation
z Excellent CIF Image Quality and Performance
‧ The CIF image quality is highly improved for more clear and detailed image
z Flexible Function Control Solution with Removable Control Panel
‧ The control panel of the DVR can be removed and used as a remote controller
z VGA Output Support (Selected Models Only)
‧ Built-in VGA interface
‧ Resolution output up to 1600 x 1200
z Intelligent Channel Selection Design (Selected Models Only)
‧ In order to simplify the layout of the DVR front panel, certain 16CH DVR models uses only 8 buttons to switch the
channel display
z Multiplex operation
‧ Allow live display, record, playback, backup, and network operations at the same time
z Free upgrade to advanced functions
‧ Allow you to upgrade DVR functions without any charges
z Backup function
‧ Support USB 2.0 flash drive and network backup
z Remote surveillance
‧ Support remote surveillance up to 20 users simultaneously via the licensed software AP, Internet Explorer / Mozilla
Firefox web browser, & QuickTime player
z Intelligent motion trigger recording
‧ With the advanced functions of motion detection (4 different adjustable factors for motion detection sensitivity)
‧ Support pre-alarm recording (8MB)
z Covert recording
‧ A mask replaces the live image with a blank screen and the monitor shows nothing, but the recording is still on
z Audio Support
‧ 16CH & 8CH: Support 4 audio-in, 1 audio-out to record sounds
‧ 4CH (Fan model only): Support 1 audio-in, 1 audio-out to record sounds
z General
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System auto recovery after power reconnected
Support auto video system detection (NTSC / PAL)
Support daylight saving function
Support TCP/IP, PPPOE, DHCP and DDNS network connection
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OVERVIEW
1.2 Specifications
MODEL
16CH
8CH
Video System
NTSC / PAL (auto detection)
Video Compression Format
Video Input (Composite video signal 1 Vp-p 75Ω BNC)
MPEG4
16 Channels
8 Channels
Video Output
VGA Interface Built-in
4CH
4 Channels
Composite video signal 1 Vp-p 75Ω BNC
Selected Models Only (Output resolution up to 1600 x 1200)
Maximum Recording Rate (Frame)
704×480 pixels with 30 IPS <NTSC> / 704×576 pixels with 25 IPS <PAL>
Maximum Recording Rate (Field)
704×240 pixels with 60 IPS <NTSC> / 704×288 pixels with 50 IPS <PAL>
Maximum Recording Rate (CIF)
Adjustable Recording Speed (Frame)
Adjustable Recording Speed (Field)
Adjustable Recording Speed (CIF)
352×240 pixels with 120 IPS <NTSC> / 352×288 pixels with 100 IPS <PAL>
30, 15, 7, 3 IPS <NTSC> / 25, 12, 6, 3 IPS <PAL>
60, 30, 15, 7 IPS <NTSC> / 50, 25, 12, 6 IPS <PAL>
120, 60, 30, 15 IPS <NTSC> / 100, 50, 25, 12 IPS <PAL>
Multilingual OSD
YES
Image Quality Setting
Hard Disk Storage (HDDs are optional)
Best / High / Normal / Basic
Accommodate 2 HDDs
SATA Interface
HDD Quick Cleaning
Accommodate 1 HDD
Selected Models Only
Quick clean up the “index system” of the recorded files (1TB under 2 seconds)
Recording Mode
Manual / Timer / Motion / Alarm / Remote
Watermark
Refresh Rate
Multiplex Operation
Audio I/O
YES
480 IPS for NTSC /
400 IPS for PAL
4 audio inputs, 1 audio output (Mono)
4 adjustable variables with precise calculation for motion detection
Yes (8 MB)
Backup Device
1. USB 2.0 flash drive; 2. Network
USB Interface
Front panel * 1
Web Transmitting Compression Format
Remote Operation Software
MPEG4
10/100 Base-T. Support remote control and live view via Ethernet
Licensed software AP / Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox web browser / QuickTime
*Operating System: Windows 2000, XP & Vista / Apple Mac
Network Protocol
TCP/IP / PPPOE / DHCP / DDNS
IR Transmitter
Alarm I/O
YES
16 inputs, 1 output
8 inputs, 1 output
Picture Zoom
YES
Video Loss Detection
YES
Camera Title
Support up to 6 letters
Video Adjustable
Hue / Color / Contrast / Brightness
YY/MM/DD, DD/MM/YY, MM/DD/YY, and OFF
Daylight Saving
YES
Power Source
DC 19V
Power Consumption
<64 W
Operating Temperature
Dimensions (mm)
4 inputs, 1 output
2X digital zoom
Key Lock
Date Display Format
Fan model only:
1 audio input, 1 audio output
(Mono)
16 × 12 grids per camera for all channels
Pre-alarm Recording
Ethernet
120 IPS for NTSC /
100 IPS for PAL
Pentaplex: live display, record, playback, backup and network
Motion Detection Area
Motion Detection Sensitivity
240 IPS for NTSC /
200 IPS for PAL
10℃ ~ 40℃ (50℉~104℉)
430(W) × 65(H) × 300(D)
System Recovery
343(W) × 59(H) × 223(D)
System auto recovery after power failure
Optional Peripheral
Keyboard Controller
*
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The specifications are subject to change without notice.
OVERVIEW
1.3 Package Contents
□
□
□
□
□
Digital video recorder (DVR)
□ HDD bracket screws (spare parts)
Adapter and power cord
□ DSUB PIN connector
Quick start & IR remote control manual
□ AAA size battery * 2
CD-ROM (including manual & licensed software “Video Viewer”)
Vertical panel sticker for remote controller (Selected Models Only)
Note: Before using the IR remote controller, please install the batteries first.
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FRONT AND REAR PANELS
2. FRONT AND REAR PANELS
2.1 Front Panel
1)
LED Indication
The following LEDs will be on when:
: Power is connected
: HDD is reading or recording / HDD Full: HDD is full
: Any event alarm is triggered
: Timer recording is activated
Note: To turn off your DVR, please disconnect the power supply.
2)
(USB port)
To quickly backup or upgrade firmware/OSD, you can insert a compatible USB flash drive into this USB port.
Before using the USB flash drive, please use your PC to format the USB flash drive as “FAT32” first.
Note: For the list of compatible USB flash drives, please refer to “APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH
DRIVE BRAND” at page 63.
3)
IR receiving zone
If the control panel is removed from the DVR and used as a remote controller, aim the remote controller at this
area (near the USB port) to control the DVR operation.
4)
(Lock mode) /
(Unlock mode)
To lock the remote controller back to the DVR, switch the lock button to the left “
” (lock mode).
To remove the control panel from the DVR and use as a remote controller, switch the lock button to the right “
(unlock mode).
”
Note: Selected Models Only
A vertical panel sticker may be supplied within the sale package. This sticker is used when the DVR
front panel is removed from the DVR and used as a remote controller. Please place it on the
controller for operation convenience.
5)
(Menu)
Press to enter / exit the quick start menu.
In the sub-layer of the advanced setting menu,
press to confirm the settings and go back to the upper layer.
6)
LIVE
Press to stop the playback and return to the live mode.
7)
Channel Display Selection
‧ 16CH DVR with VGA interface built-in
0~9
Under the live or playback mode, press the channel number you want for channel switch.
‧ 16CH DVR without VGA interface built-in
/
/
/
(Quad selection mode)
Under the live or playback mode, press one of these four buttons to select the quad display mode.
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FRONT AND REAR PANELS
: Display Quad 1 mode (4-cut view of CH1, CH2, CH5 and CH6).
: Display Quad 2 mode (4-cut view of CH3, CH4, CH7 and CH8).
: Display Quad 3 mode (4-cut view of CH9, CH10, CH13 and CH14).
: Display Quad 4 mode (4-cut view of CH11, CH12, CH15 and CH16).
/
/
/
(Channel selection under quad selection mode)
In the quad display mode, press one of these four buttons to select the channel display.
: Display the upper left channel of the selected quad mode.
: Display the lower left channel of the selected quad mode.
: Display the upper right channel of the selected quad mode.
: Display the lower right channel of the selected quad mode.
‧ 8CH DVR with VGA interface built-in
0~9
Under the live or playback mode, press the channel number you want for channel switch.
‧ 8CH DVR without VGA interface built-in
/
/
/
/
/
/
/
(Channel selection)
Press one of these buttons to select the channel display CH1 ~ CH8.
‧ 4CH DVR
/
/
/
(Channel selection)
Press one of these buttons to select the channel display CH1 ~ CH4.
8)
/
/
or
(16-cut channel display / 9-cut channel display / 4-cut channel display)
Press one of these buttons to switch the channel display.
: Display 16-cut display (for 16CH DVR).
: Display 9-cut display (for 16CH, 8CH DVR).
: Display 4-cut display (for 8CH DVR).
: Display 4-cut display (for 4CH DVR).
9)
/
(Quad Sequence / Full Sequence)
Press one of these buttons to activate the sequence mode.
: Press to activate the Quad Sequence mode and press again to exit. (Selected Models Only)
: Press to activate the Full Sequence mode and press again to exit.
10)
1
2
3
4
5
6
/
/
7
8
9
/
0
A
B
(Number buttons for password entering)
Use these four buttons to enter the DVR password.
11)
/
Use these two buttons to select the live or playback sound of the audio channels.
Live audio of the 1st audio channel
Playback audio of the 1st audio channel
Live audio of the 2nd audio channel
Playback audio of the 2nd audio channel
Live audio of the 3rd audio channel
Playback audio of the 3rd audio channel
Live audio of the 4th audio channel
Playback audio of the 4th audio channel
The audio channel is not selected.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
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FRONT AND REAR PANELS
12)
(Key lock)
Press to lock keys on the DVR front panel.
13)
(Digital zoom)
Press to enlarge the image of the selected channel.
14) ▲ / ▼ / ◄ / ►
Press one of these direction buttons to move the cursor up/down/left/right.
Under the DVR menu mode, these direction buttons can use for the following operation:
▲ ▼: Make the selection / Change the settings
◄ ►: Go to the upper layer or sub-layer / Make the selection
15)
(Enter)
Confirm the password entering.
In the advanced menu, press to confirm the settings and go back to the upper layer.
16) LIST (Event List Search)
To quick search the recorded files by event list, press to show all types of the event lists.
ALARM
List the information of the alarm-trigger-recorded files.
MANUAL
List the information of the manual-recorded files. The DVR will save one recorded file once any recording setting is changed.
MOTION
List the information of the motion-trigger-recorded files.
SYSTEM
List the information of the system-recorded files. The DVR system will save one recorded file every one hour.
TIMER
List the information of the timer-recorded files.
17) LATEST
Press to playback the latest recorded video.
18) STOP
Press to stop playback and return to the live mode.
19) SLOW
Under the playback mode, press to slowly playback the recorded file (by 1/4 speed or 1/8 speed).
20) ◄◄ /
/►►
Under the playback mode, press these buttons to fast rewind / pause / fast forward the playback file.
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CONNECTIONS AND SETUP
2.2 Rear Panel
1)
INPUT (1 ~ 16CH / 1 ~ 8CH / 1 ~ 4CH)
Connect to video sources, such as cameras.
Note: The DVR will automatically detect the video system of the camera, please make sure that the
cameras are properly connected to the DVR and power-supplied before the DVR is turned on.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function.
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
2)
MONITOR
Connect to a CRT monitor for video output.
3)
Audio IN
Connect to audio sources, such as cameras equipped with the audio function.
When users start recording, the audio input will also be recorded with corresponding video channel.
Note: The audio source connected to the “Audio 1” will be recorded with the video of the “CH1”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 2” will be recorded with the video of the “CH2”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 3” will be recorded with the video of the “CH3”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 4” will be recorded with the video of the “CH4”.
4)
Audio OUT
Connect to a monitor or speaker with 1 mono audio output.
5)
IR
Connect the IR receiver extension line for remote control.
6)
EXTERNAL I/O
Insert the supplied 25 / 15 PIN DSUB to this port for connecting external devices (external alarm, etc).
For detailed I/O port PIN configuration, please refer to “APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION” at page 60.
7)
LAN
Connect to Internet by LAN cable.
8)
LINK ACT.
When your DVR is connected to the Internet, this LED will be on.
9)
DC 19V
Connect to the supplied adapter.
10) RS485 (Selected Models Only)
Connect to external devices (such as speed dome cameras) with RS485-A and RS485-B wires.
11) VGA (Selected Models Only)
Connect to a TFT monitor directly.
12) Fan (Selected Models Only)
The fan equipment is optional.
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CONNECTIONS AND SETUP
3. CONNECTIONS AND SETUP
(Take 16CH DVR as an example)
3.1 HDD Installation
The HDDs must be installed before the DVR is turned on.
Step 1: Loose the screws on the upper cover and open the upper cover of the DVR.
Step 2: Screw out the L-shape HDD brackets. Two brackets are used to secure a HDD, and there are four of them.
Step 3: Get at least one compatible HDD.
If your DVR supports IDE HDDs, set the HDD mode to Master or Slave depending on where the HDD will be
installed. For details, please refer to the illustration below.
Note: HDD mode setting rule:
Master if you want to install the HDD to the place near the back panel;
Slave if you want to install the HDD to the place near the front panel.
If your DVR supports SATA HDDs, please skip to Step 4.
Step 4: Attach the bracket to one side of the HDD, and align the screw holes of the bracket with the HDD’s screw holes.
Screw the HDD onto the HDD bracket, two screws for each side. Then, do the same thing to the other side of
the HDD.
Step 5: If your DVR supports IDE HDDs, connect the HDD to the power connector and IDE BUS (make sure to align
the HDD precisely for pin connection).
Make sure the HDD mode is set to “Master” or “Slave” as indicated below for the IDE BUS connection.
If your DVR supports SATA HDDs, connect the HDD with the data bus and power cable as indicated below.
Step 6: Screw the two HDD brackets back to the DVR base.
Step 7: Close the upper cover of the DVR, and fasten all the screws you loosened in Step 1.
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CONNECTIONS AND SETUP
3.2 Camera Connection
The cameras must be connected and power-supplied BEFORE the DVR is turned on. The DVR will automatically
detect the video system of the connected camera(s) (NTSC / PAL), and switch itself to the correct system.
Connect the camera with the indicated power supply, and connect the camera video output to the DVR video input
port with a coaxial cable or RCA lines with BNC connectors.
Note: For detailed DVR video input / output ports, please refer to “2.2 Rear Panel” at page 7.
For detailed camera operation, please refer to its own manual.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
3.3 Power Setup
This device should be operated only with the type of power source indicated on the manufacturer’s label. Connect
the indicated AC power cord to the power adapter, and plug into an electrical outlet. Power LED “
It takes approximately 10 to 15 seconds to boot the system.
” will be on as blue.
Note: To ensure that your DVR works constantly and properly, it's recommended to use an UPS,
Uninterruptible Power Supply, for continuously operation. (Optional)
3.4 Date and Time Setting
Before operating your DVR, please set the date and time on your DVR FIRST.
Note: Please DO NOT change the date or time of your DVR after the recording function is activated.
Otherwise, the recorded data will be disordered and you will not be able to find the recorded file
to backup by time search. If users change the date or time accidentally when the recording
function is activated, it’s recommended to clear all HDD data, and start recording again.
Note: For the first time to use the DVR, please charge the DVR for at least 48 hours continuously after the
date & time is set correctly.
Press
, and enter the password to go to the quick-start menu list. The default admin password is 0000. Move to
, and you can set the date / time / daylight saving in this menu list.
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CONNECTIONS AND SETUP
QUICK START
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
ON
ON
ON
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
CIF
BEST
120
RECORD TIMER
DETECTION TIMER
OFF
OFF
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
ADVANCE
uv SELECT
s BACK
2007 / AUG / 08
t NEXT
21 : 30 : 00
Y/M/D
OFF
ENTER
3.5 Password Setting
Press
and enter the password to go to the quick-start menu list. And then move to “ADVANCE” to enter the
advanced setting menu.
In the “ADVANCE” menu, move to “
SYSTEM INFO ”. Select “PASSWORD” and press
submenu to set the password (four digits). The default admin password is 0000.
SYSTEM INFO
SERIAL TYPE
RS485
BAUD RATE
2400
HOST ID
0
PASSWORD
XXXX
RESET DEFAULT
RESET
CLEAR HDD
HDD-MASTER-1
UPGRADE
START
AUTO KEYLOCK (SEC)
30
LANGUAGE
ENGLISH
VIDEO FORMAT
NTSC
VERSION
1248-1012-1035-1018-M1-6C1B
PLEASE CONSULT YOUR INSTALLER FOR ADVANCE SETTINGS
uv SELECT s BACK t NEXT ENTER
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to enter the
BASIC OPERATION
4. BASIC OPERATION
(Take 16CH DVR as an example)
4.1 Live Page
In this live page of the DVR, you can see the live viewing of 1- / 4- / 9- / 16-cut screen.
Icon Function
Icon
Function
Icon
Function
Icon Function
st
Key lock
Key unlock
1 live audio
channel
2nd live audio
channel
3rd live audio
channel
4th live audio
channel
1st playback audio
channel
2nd playback audio
channel
3rd playback audio
channel
4th playback audio
channel
Audio channel
unselected
Digital zoom mode
Digital zoom
unselected
Timer recording
Motion
Recording
HDD overwrite
Alarm
(Selected Model Only)
4.2 Recording
When the recording and the pre-alarm function are activated, this device will overwrite 8GB data from the oldest
for continuous recording without notice.
1)
Continuous Recording Icon
When the DVR is properly connected with camera, you can see the icon “
2)
” (recording) on the screen.
Event Recording Icon
When the motion / alarm detection is activated, once motion or external alarm happens, you will see the icon
“
3)
” (motion) or “
” (external alarm) on the screen.
Timer Recording Icon
When the timer record is activated, you will see the icon “
” (timer) on the screen.
Note: The audio source connected to the “Audio 1” will be recorded with the video of the “CH1”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 2” will be recorded with the video of the “CH2”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 3” will be recorded with the video of the “CH3”.
The audio source connected to the “Audio 4” will be recorded with the video of the “CH4”.
Note: A new log will be added in the system log when the HDD data is overwritten or the recording starts
after DVR reboots.
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BASIC OPERATION
4.3 Playback
Press “LATEST” on the DVR control panel, and the device will playback the latest recorded video.
Note: There must be at least 8192 images of recorded data for playback to work properly. If not, the
device will stop playback. For example, if the IPS is set to 30, the recording time should be at least
273 seconds (8192 images / 30 IPS) for the playback to work properly.
1)
Fast Forward (►►) / Fast Rewind (◄◄)
You can increase the speed for fast forward and rewind on this device. In the playback mode:
Press “►►“ once to get 4X speed forward and press twice to get 8X speed, etc. And the maximum speed is 32X.
Press “◄◄“ once to get 4X speed rewind and press twice to get 8X speed, etc. And the maximum speed is 32X.
Note: During playback, the image size of the recording (Frame, Field or CIF) will be shown on the screen.
2)
Pause ( ) / Image Jog
Press “ ” to pause the playback.
In the Pause mode:
Press “►►” once to get one frame forward.
Press “◄◄” once to get one frame rewind.
3)
Stop
Press “STOP” under playback mode, and the screen of this device will return to live monitoring mode.
4)
Slow Playback
Press “SLOW” to get 1/4X speed playback and press twice to get 1/8X speed playback.
5)
Audio Playback (
/
)
Use these two buttons to select the live or playback sound of the audio channels.
Live audio of the 1st audio channel
Playback audio of the 1st audio channel
Live audio of the 2nd audio channel
Playback audio of the 2nd audio channel
Live audio of the 3rd audio channel
Playback audio of the 3rd audio channel
Live audio of the 4th audio channel
Playback audio of the 4th audio channel
The audio channel is not selected.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
4.5 Upgrade
Note: Do not disconnect the power of your DVR while the upgrade process is in progress, or the DVR
functions may not work properly or be unable to use.
‧ Firmware / Multilanguage OSD Upgrade
1)
Use USB to upgrade firmware or OSD:
Step 1. Format the USB memory device as FAT 32 format first.
Step 2. Get the upgrade files from your distributor, and save the upgrade files in your USB flash device (do not
change the file name).
Step 3. Insert your USB flash drive into the USB port. Wait till the DVR detects your USB flash drive.
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BASIC OPERATION
Step 3. Press “MENU”, and move to “ADVANCE” l “
press “
”.
Step 4. Select “YES”, and press
2)
” (SYSTEM INFO). Select “UPGRADE” l “START”, and
to confirm the upgrade.
Use AP software to remotely upgrade firmware or OSD:
Step 1. Save the upgrade files at your PC (do not change the file name), and log into the Video Viewer.
Step 2. Click “
” (Miscellaneous Control) to show the miscellaneous control panel. In the miscellaneous control
panel, click “
” (Tools) on the miscellaneous control panel to enter the upgrade window.
Step 3. Enter the user name, password, IP address and port number of the DVR.
Step 4. Click “Firmware” or “Language” tab as needed, and click “Add” to select the firmware or OSD files to
upgrade.
Step 5. Click “Update Firmware” or “Update Language” to start the upgrade.
Note: For remote upgrade details, please see “Tools” at page 51.
4.6 Search
1)
Search by List
Press “LIST” on the DVR control panel to show the list for all types of the recorded files. Choose the list you want
to view and press
2)
to start playback.
ALARM
List the information of the alarm-trigger-recorded files.
MANUAL
List the information of the manual-recorded files. The DVR will save one recorded file once any recording
setting is changed
MOTION
List the information of the motion-trigger-recorded files.
SYSTEM
List the information of the system-recorded files. The DVR system will save one recorded file every one
hour.
TIMER
List the information of the timer-recorded files.
Search by Time
In the “
” (EVENT LOG) menu list, move to “QUICK SEARCH”, and press
to enter the quick search menu.
You can search any specific events by time (Year / Month / Day / Hour / Min) and directly play the file you find.
3)
Search the Record Event on Video Viewer
Click “
” (Miscellaneous Control) to show the miscellaneous control panel. In the miscellaneous control panel,
click “
” (Status List) to enter the “Status List” page. In this page, you can see the list of three different types
of recording (User / Motion / Alarm) and click “Play” to directly playback the file.
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MAIN MENU
5. MAIN MENU
5.1 Menu Configuration
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DISK DISPLAY
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
RECORD TIMER
STATUS
RECORD
QUICK START MENU
TIMER
DATE
ADVANCE CONFIG
ADVANCED MENU
SYSTEM CONFIG
EVENT LOG
BACKUP
DETECTION TIMER
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
CAMERA
DETECTION
ALERT
NETWORK
DISPLAY
RECORD
REMOTE (Selected Models Only)
SERIAL TYPE
BAUD RATE
HOST ID
PASSWORD
RESET DEFAULT
CLEAR HDD
UPGRADE
AUTO KEYLOCK (SEC)
LANGUAGE
VIDEO FORMAT
VERSION
QUICK SEARCH
EVENT SEARCH
HDD INFO
EVENT LOG
USB BACKUP
5.2 Menu Operation Instruction
ITEM
QUICK START MENU:
MENU
FUNCTION
View & change the settings of the quick start menu items.
Enter / exit the quick start menu
▲▼
Make the selection / Change the setting
◄►
Go to the upper layer or sub-layer / Make the selection
ENTER
Confirm the password entering
ADVANCED MENU:
In the quick start menu, move to “ ”, and press “▼” to enter the advanced
setting menu.
ENTER
Go to the sub-layer of the advanced menu
MENU
Under the sub-layer of the advanced setting menu, use this button to confirm the
settings and go back to the upper layer.
t NEXT
Move to this item and press
to go the next page.
s BACK
Move to this item and press
to go the previous page.
Other operations in the advanced menu are the same as in the quick start menu.
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QUICK START MENU
6. QUICK START MENU
Press
and enter the password to go to the quick-start menu list. The default admin password is 0000. Users
can change the password later. Please refer to “7.2 System Info” at page 29.
6.1 Status
In this menu list, you can check and change some display settings.
Move to
and you will see the following screen:
QUICK START
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
ON
ON
ON
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
CIF
BEST
120
RECORD TIMER
DETECTION TIMER
OFF
OFF
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
ADVANCE
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
CHANNEL TITLE
Select to display the channel title or not (ON / OFF).
2)
EVENT STATUS
Select to display the symbols of the event or not (ON / OFF).
3)
DATE DISPLAY
Select to display the date or not (ON / OFF)
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Y/M/D
OFF
QUICK START MENU
6.2 Manual Record
In this menu list, you can set record settings.
and you will see the following screen:
Move to
QUICK START
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
ON
ON
ON
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
CIF
BEST
120
RECORD TIMER
DETECTION TIMER
OFF
OFF
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
ADVANCE
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OFF
ENTER
The submenu items are described below:
1)
IMAGE SIZE
Select one of the image sizes: FRAME, Field or CIF.
2)
QUALITY
Select one of the 4 quality options: BEST, HIGH, NORMAL and BASIC.
3)
IMAGE PER SECOND
Select the images per second for MANUAL RECORD.
6.3 Timer
In this menu list, you can schedule different sets of time for recording and detection function.
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QUICK START MENU
Move to
and you will see the following screen:
QUICK START
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
ON
ON
ON
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
CIF
BEST
120
RECORD TIMER
DETECTION TIMER
OFF
OFF
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
ADVANCE
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Y/M/D
OFF
ENTER
The submenu items are described below:
1)
RECORD TIMER
Use ▲ / ▼ to change the setting (ON / OFF). When it’s set to “ON”, press
to go to its submenu for further
settings.
RECORD TIMER
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
SUN
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
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X axis
Y axis
Operation
0 ~ 24 hours. Each time interval within a square is two hours (divided into four 30-minutes).
Monday ~ Sunday.
Move to the start time point, and press enter to set the start time point (marked in red color). Then,
press ▲ / ▼ / ◄ / ► to set the timer-recording schedule. After setup, press
ending time point (marked in yellow color) and press “
2)
again to create an
” to exit.
DETECTION TIMER
Use ▲ / ▼ to change the setting (ON / OFF). When it’s set to “ON”, press
settings.
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QUICK START MENU
DETECTION TIMER
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
SUN
MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
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X axis
Y axis
Operation
0 ~ 24 hours. Each time interval within a square is two hours (divided into four 30-minutes).
Monday ~ Sunday.
Move to the start time point, and press enter to set the start time point (marked in red color). Then,
press ▲ / ▼ / ◄ / ► to set the timer-recording schedule. After setup, press
ending time point (marked in yellow color) and press “
again to create an
” to exit.
Note: This function here is only for detection timer setup and activation. For motion detection function
setup and activation, please refer to “7.1.2 Detection” at page 21.
6.4 Date
In this menu list, you can set up the system date and time for this device.
Press
to enter the main menu list. Move to
and you will see the following screen:
QUICK START
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
ON
ON
ON
IMAGE SIZE
QUALITY
IMAGE PER SECOND
CIF
BEST
120
RECORD TIMER
DETECTION TIMER
OFF
OFF
DATE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
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Y/M/D
OFF
QUICK START MENU
The submenu items are described below:
1)
DATE
Set the current date and time. The default order is “YEAR – MONTH – DATE
2)
HOUR : MIN : SEC”.
FORMAT
Select one date format from the following 3 options: Y-M-D / M-D-Y / D-M-Y.
3)
DAYLIGHT SAVING
Use the ▲ / ▼ to specify whether to use daylight-saving time (ON / OFF). When it’s set to “ON”, press
to go
to its submenu for further settings.
DAYLIGHT SAVING
START TIME
END TIME
ADJUST
4TH – SUN – MAR
4TH – SUN – OCT
24 : 00 : 00
24 : 00 : 00
01 : 00
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Set the start time and end time, and adjust the daylight saving time in hour. The above example means during the
daylight-saving time period (starting from the 4th Sunday of March and ending on the 4th Sunday of October), the
system time will plus one hour. After setup, press enter button again to create an ending time point and press
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ADVANCED MENU
7. ADVANCED MENU
(Take 16CH DVR as an example)
Press
and enter the password to go to the quick-start menu list. And then move to “ADVANCE” to enter the
advanced setting menu. The default admin password is 0000. Users can change the password later. Please refer to
the “7.2 System Info” at page 29.
It is recommended to consult your installer to set up this advanced menu.
7.1 Advanced Configuration
In this menu list, you can check or change CAMERA / DETECTION / ALERT / NETWORK / DISPLAY / RECORD /
REMOTE settings.
Move to “
” (ADVANCE CONFIG) icon and you will see the following screen:
ADVANCE CONFIG
CAMERA
DETECTION
ALERT
NETWORK
DISPLAY
RECORD
REMOTE (Selected Models Only)
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7.1.1 Camera
In this submenu, you can make advanced camera settings, such as changing the camera title, or adjust the
brightness. Move to “CAMERA”, and press
. You will see the following screen:
TITLE
BRIG
CONT
CAMERA
SATU
HUE
COV.
REC
CH1
CH2
CH3
CH4
CH5
CH6
CH7
CH8
CH9
CH10
CH11
CH12
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
098
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
128
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
NEXT
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The submenu items are described below. While you changing the camera setting, you can preview the changing
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ADVANCED MENU
1)
TITLE
You can change the default camera naming here. The default title is the channel number.
Move to the camera title you want to change, and press
on the control panel of the DVR to access the
character selection screen. Assign a new name to the camera up to six characters (letters or symbols or
numbers).
2)
BRIG / CONT / SATU / HUE
You can adjust the brightness/contrast/saturation/hue of each channel here. The value is adjustable from 0 to
255.
3)
COV
Select if you want to mask the selected channel under recording (ON / OFF). When this function is activated, the
wording “COV.” Will be shown on the channel screen.
4)
REC
Select if you want to enable recording for the selected channel (ON / OFF). When this function is activated, the
symbol “
” will be shown on the channel screen.
7.1.2 Detection
In this submenu, you can set up detection-related functions.
Move to “DETECTION”, and press
. You will see the following screen:
TITLE
DET
AREA
LS
CH1
CH2
CH3
CH4
CH5
CH6
CH7
CH8
CH9
CH10
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
SETUP
07
07
07
07
07
07
07
07
07
07
DETECTION
SS
03
03
03
03
03
03
03
03
03
03
TS
RE
ALARM
02
02
02
02
02
02
02
02
02
02
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
TITLE
Show the camera title of each channel set in “CAMERA”.
2)
DET
Select if you want to activate the motion detection function for the selected channel (ON/OFF).
3)
AREA
There are 16 × 12 grids per camera for all channels. Pink blocks represent the area that is not being detected
while the transparent blocks are the area under detection.
Press
on the control panel of the DVR to set the detection area. You will see similar screens as the following:
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ADVANCED MENU
Transparent blocks are the area
under detection.
Press ▲ / ▼ to choose the height
of the area.
4)
to confirm the start area.
Press ◄ / ► to choose the width of
the detection area.
You can also set up multi-detection
area.
When any movement is detected,
you will see the grids are flashing.
Press
LS (Level of Sensitivity)
“LS” is to set the sensitivity of comparing two different images. The smaller the value is, the higher sensitivity for
motion detection. The highest sensitivity setting is 00, and the lowest sensitivity setting is 15. The default value is
07.
5)
SS (Spatial Sensitivity)
“SS” is to set the sensitivity for detecting the size of one object (the number of the grids) on the screen. The
smaller the value is, the higher sensitivity for motion detection.
The highest sensitivity setting is 00, and the lowest sensitivity setting is 15. The default setting is 03.
Note: The default setting of SS is 03, which means once an object is detected more than 3 grids, the
system will get triggered. So the value of SS must be less than the number of grids that you set
up for the motion detection area.
6)
TS (Time of Sensitivity)
“TS” is to set the sensitivity regarding how long one object stays in the detection area and triggers the recording.
The smaller the value is, the higher sensitivity for motion detection.
The highest sensitivity setting is 00, and the lowest sensitivity setting is 15. The default setting is 02.
7)
RE (Reference)
“RE” is to set a reference for detection. The default value is 10, which means the DVR will compare 10 continuous
images at one time according to the sensitivity of LS, SS, TS simultaneously.
The bigger the value is, the higher sensitivity for motion detection. The highest sensitivity is 61.
8)
ALARM
Select N.C. / N.O. for the alarm polarity. The default alarm value is OFF.
7.1.3 Alert
In this menu list, you can set alerts for different kinds of situations, such as when HDD is full.
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Move to “ALERT”, and press
. You will see the following screen:
ALERT
EXT. ALERT
INT. BUZZER
KEY BUZZER
VLOSS BUZZER
MOTION BUZZER
ALARM BUZZER
HDD BUZZER
ALARM DURATION (SEC)
HDD NEARLY FULL (GB)
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
05
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
EXT. ALERT
Select to enable or disable the sound when any external alarm is triggered (ON / OFF).
2)
INT. BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound (ON / OFF) for all the internal buzzers: KEY BUZZER, VLOSS BUZZER,
MOTION BUZZER, and ALARM BUZZER.
Note: When this item is set to OFF, item 3) to item 6) will be disabled even though they are set to ON.
3)
KEY BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound when pressing the buttons on the front panel (ON / OFF).
4)
VLOSS BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound when video loss happened (ON / OFF).
5)
MOTION BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound when any motion alarm is triggered (ON / OFF).
6)
ALARM BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound when any internal alarm is triggered (ON / OFF).
7)
HDD BUZZER
Select to enable or disable the sound when HDD is full (ON / OFF).
8)
ALARM DURATION (SEC)
Press ▲ / ▼ to set the duration time of alarm recording in second (5 / 10 / 20 / 40).
9)
HDD NEARLY FULL (GB)
If HDD BUZZER is enabled, press ▲ / ▼ to have a buzzer notification when the HDD available capacity is
5/10/15/20 GB left.
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ADVANCED MENU
7.1.4 Network
In this menu list, you can set up the network.
Move to “NETWORK”, and press
to enter the submenu.
You will see the following screen:
NETWORK
NETWORK TYPE
IP
GATEWAY
NETMASK
PRIMARY DNS
SECONDARY DNS
PORT
STATIC
192 . 168 . 001 . 012
192 . 168 . 001 . 254
255 . 255 . 252 . 000
168 . 095 . 001 . 001
139 . 175 . 055 . 244
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The submenu items are described below:
‧ STATIC
10) NETWORK TYPE
Select the network type as STATIC and set all the information needed in the DVR.
11) NETWORK INFORMATION (IP / GATEWAY / NETMASK)
Key in all the network information obtained from your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
12) DNS (PRIMARY DNS / SECONDARY DNS)
Key in the IP address of the domain name server obtained from your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
13) PORT
The valid number ranges from 1 to 9999. The default value is 80. Typically, the TCP port used by HTTP is 80.
However in some cases, it is better to change this port number for added flexibility or security.
See the example below:
STATIC
NETWORK TYPE
IP
GATEWAY
NETMASK
PRIMARY DNS
SECONDARY DNS
PORT
STATIC
192 . 168 . 001 . 012
192 . 168 . 001 . 254
255 . 255 . 252 . 000
168 . 095 . 001 . 001
139 . 175 . 055 . 244
0080
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‧ PPPOE
1)
NETWORK TYPE
Select the network type as PPPOE.
2)
USER NAME / PASSWORD
Set the “username” and “password” subscribed from your ISP supplier
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3)
DNS (PRIMARY DNS / SECONDARY DNS)
Key in the IP address of the domain name server obtained from your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
4)
PORT
The valid number ranges from 1 to 9999. The default value is 80. Typically, the TCP port used by HTTP is 80.
However in some cases, it is better to change this port number for added flexibility or security.
See the example below:
PPPOE
NETWORK TYPE
USER NAME
PASSWORD
IP
GATEWAY
NETMASK
PRIMARY DNS
SECONDARY DNS
PORT
PPPOE
ac123456
tech123456
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
168 . 095 . 001 . 001
139 . 175 . 055 . 244
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Note: The PPPOE function needs to have one “username” and one “password” subscribed from one ISP
supplier, and a “DDNS account” to correspond the dynamic IP address to a specific “Hostname”.
For detailed PPPOE settings, please refer to “Network” at page 45. For detailed DDNS settings,
please refer to “DDNS” at page 45.
‧ DHCP
1)
NETWORK TYPE
Select the network type as DHCP.
2)
DNS (PRIMARY DNS / SECONDARY DNS)
Key in the IP address of the domain name server obtained from your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
3)
PORT
The valid number ranges from 1 to 9999. The default value is 80. Typically, the TCP port used by HTTP is 80.
However in some cases, it is better to change this port number for added flexibility or security.
See the example below:
DHCP
NETWORK TYPE
IP
GATEWAY
NETMASK
PRIMARY DNS
SECONDARY DNS
PORT
DHCP
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
000 . 000 . 000 . 000
168 . 095 . 001 . 001
139 . 175 . 055 . 244
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ADVANCED MENU
Note: This DHCP function needs to be supported by a router or a cable modem network with DHCP
services, and a “DDNS account” to correspond the dynamic IP address to a specific “Hostname”,
for this function to work properly.
For detailed DHCP settings, please refer to “Network” at page 45. For detailed DDNS settings,
please refer to “DDNS” at page 45.
7.1.5 Display
In this menu list, you can set up the settings of display.
Move to “DISPLAY”, and press
to enter the submenu. You will see the following screen:
DISPLAY
DE-INTERLACE
QUAD DWELL DURATION (SEC) (Selected Models Only)
FULL SCREEN DWELL DURATION (SEC)
VGA OUTPUT (Selected Models Only)
ON
03
03
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
DE-INTERLACE
Select to enable or disable the de-interlace function (ON / OFF).
Note: If you set the recording image size as “FRAME”, please TURN ON de-interlace function.
If you set the recording image size as “CIF”, please TURN OFF the de-interlace function.
2)
QUAD DWELL DURATION (SEC) (Selected Models Only)
Set the quad dwell duration time (3 / 5 / 10 / 15 seconds).
3)
FULL SCREEN DWELL DURATION (SEC)
Set the full screen dwell duration time (3 / 5 / 10 / 15 seconds).
4)
VGA OUTPUT (Selected Models Only)
Select the VGA output resolution. There are seven options for your choice:
800 x 600 / 1024 x 768 (default) / 1280 x 1024 / 1440 x 900 / 1400 x 1050 / 1680 x 1050 / 1600 x 1200
Note: To have the best image quality on your LCD monitor, make sure (1) the selected DVR VGA output
resolution is supported by your monitor, and (2) the VGA output settings on both the LCD monitor
and DVR are consistent.
If the image is not positioned or scaled properly, please go to your monitor’s menu for adjustment.
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7.1.6 Record
In this menu list, you can set up the record settings.
Move to “RECORD”, and press
to enter the submenu. You will see the following screen:
RECORD
MANUAL RECORD ENABLE
EVENT RECORD ENABLE
TIMER RECORD ENABLE
EVENT RECORD IPS
TIMER RECORD IPS
PRE-ALARM RECORD
ON
ON
ON
120
120
ON
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
MANUAL RECORD ENABLE
Set the manual recording function on / off.
2)
EVENT RECORD ENABLE
Set the event recording function on / off.
3)
TIMER RECORD ENABLE
Set the timer recording function on / off.
4)
EVENT RECORD IPS
Select the images per second for EVENT RECORD (Recording that is triggered by an alarm or a motion).
The options are as following:
5)
NTSC
IPS
PAL
IPS
FRAME
3, 7, 15, 30
FRAME
3, 6, 12, 25
FIELD
7, 15, 30, 60
FIELD
6, 12, 25, 50
CIF
15, 30, 60, 120
CIF
12, 25, 50, 100
TIMER RECORD IPS
Select the images per second for TIMER RECORD (Recording that is activated according to the scheduled time).
The options are as following:
6)
NTSC
IPS
PAL
IPS
FRAME
3, 7, 15, 30
FRAME
3, 6, 12, 25
FIELD
7, 15, 30, 60
FIELD
6, 12, 25, 50
CIF
15, 30, 60, 120
CIF
12, 25, 50, 100
PRE-ALARM RECORD
Select to enable or disable the pre-alarm function (ON / OFF).
When pre-alarm and event recording functions are both activated, the DVR will record 8MB data before any alarm
/ motion is triggered.
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7.1.7 Remote (Selected Models Only)
In this menu list, you can set up remote devices to work properly.
Move to “REMOTE”, and press
TITLE
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
NEXT
DEVICE
CAMERA
PTZ
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
CAMERA
. You will see a similar screen as the following:
REMOTE
ID
000
255
000
000
000
000
000
000
000
000
PROTOCOL
NORMAL
P-D
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
NORMAL
RATE
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
02400
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The submenu items are described below:
7)
TITLE
Show the camera title of each channel set in “CAMERA”.
8)
DEVICE
Select the device type (CAMERA / PTZ) according to the connected camera for each channel.
9)
ID
Set the ID number (0 ~ 255) for a PTZ camera.
After connecting to a PTZ camera correctly, the default ID of the PTZ camera will be shown on the screen.
10) PROTOCOL
Select NORMAL (our protocol) or P-D (PELCO-D) protocol.
11) RATE
Set the baud rate of connected PTZ camera (2400 / 4800 / 9600 / 19200 / 57600 / 115200).
Note: Please make sure the baud rate setting in the PTZ camera is the same as the setting here.
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7.2 System Info
In this menu list, you can check or change some system settings.
Move to “
” (SYSTEM INFO), and you will see a similar screen as the following:
SYSTEM INFO
SERIAL TYPE
BAUD RATE
HOST ID
PASSWORD
RESET DEFAULT
CLEAR HDD
UPGRADE
AUTO KEYLOCK (SEC)
LANGUAGE
VIDEO FORMAT
VERSION
RS485
2400
0
XXXX
RESET
HDD-MASTER-1
START
30
ENGLISH
NTSC
1248-1012-1035-1018-M1-6C1B
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
SERIAL TYPE
Here shows the serial type of the DVR (RS-485).
2)
BAUD RATE
Set the baud rate of the DVR (2400 / 9600 / 19200 / 38400 / 57600).
3)
HOST ID
Set the ID of the DVR (0 ~ 254).
4)
PASSWORD
Reset the password for accessing the DVR system. You can set the 4-digit password.
5)
RESET DEFAULT
Press
6)
to reset all settings as default, and select “YES” to confirm or “NO” to cancel.
CLEAR HDD
Select the HDD you want to clear. Press
7)
and select “YES” to confirm to clear HDD or “NO” to cancel.
UPGRADE (For upgrading firmware / OSD)
Before using the USB flash drive, please use your PC to format the USB flash drive as FAT32 format first. Then,
save the upgrade file in a compatible USB flash drive, and insert it into the USB port at the front panel.
Press
and select “YES” to confirm upgrade or “NO” to cancel.
Note: For the list of compatible USB flash drives, please refer to “APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH
DRIVE BRAND” at page 63.
8)
AUTO KEYLOCK
Set the time-out in second after which the key lock function is activated (Never / 10 / 30 / 60).
9)
LANGUAGE (Multilingual OSD)
Select the language of the OSD.
10) VIDEO FORMAT
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Here shows the information of the DVR video system (NTSC / PAL).
Note: The DVR will automatically detect and switch to the video system (NTSC / PAL) that is the same as
the connected video input devices, such as cameras. To detect and switch to the correct video
system, the cameras must be connected and power-supplied BEFORE the DVR is turned on.
11) VERSION
Here shows the firmware version information.
7.3 Event Log
In this menu list, you can quickly search the recorded file by time and view all the HDD and event information
(event type, time and channel).
Move to “
” (EVENT LOG), and press
. You will see the following screen:
EVENT LOG
QUICK SEARCH
EVENT SEARCH
HDD INFO
EVENT LOG
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7.3.1 Quick Search
In this menu list, you can search any specific events by time and directly play the file you find.
Move to “QUICK SEARCH”, and press
.
You will see a similar screen as the following:
DATE
SEARCH HDD
START
TIME SEARCH
2007 / JUN / 11
ALL HDD
22 : 48 : 00
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
DATE
Select the specific time period (YEAR / MONTH / DAY / HOUR / MIN) that you want to search.
2)
SEARCH HDD
Change to the HDD you want to search if there are more than one HDD in your DVR by pressing ▲ / ▼.
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3)
START
Move to “START”, and press
to search and directly playback the recorded files.
7.3.2 Event Search
Move to “EVENT SEARCH”, and press “ENTER”. You will see the following screen:
EVENT SEARCH
2008 / JUN / 17
DATE
CHANNEL
EVENT
SEARCH HDD
START
22 : 48 : 00
01
MOTION
ALL HDD
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The submenu items are described below:
1)
DATE
Set the date and time you want to search for events.
2)
CHANNEL
Press c / d to select the channel.
3)
EVENT
Select the event type: MOTION or ALARM.
4)
SEARCH
Change to the HDD you want to search if there are more than one HDD in your DVR by pressing ▲ / ▼.
After setting all search criteria, press “ENTER” to start search and directly play if any file is found.
7.3.3 HDD Info
In this menu list, you can view the remaining capacity of all the connected HDDs in this device.
Move to “HDD INFO”, and press
. You will see a similar screen as the following:
HDD NUM
HDD INFO
HDD SIZE (GB)
HDD NUM
HDD SIZE (GB)
HDD–MASTER–1
236.000
NO HDD
HDD–SLAVE–1
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7.3.4 Event Log
In this menu list, you can view all the event information (event type, time and channel) or clear all log records.
Move to “EVENT LOG”, and press
. You will see a similar screen as the following:
EVENT
EVENT LOG
TIME
POWER ON
VLOSS
VLOSS
VLOSS
VLOSS
VLOSS
VLOSS
VLOSS
DEFAULT
POWER ON
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
2007 / MAY / 30
PREV
NEXT
COMMENT
20:27:49
20:05:05
20:00:11
16:00:08
15:09:32
11:00:08
10:27:33
08:05:55
08:05:26
08:00:22
16
06
09
14
13
12
11
10
09
08
CLEAN
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7.4 Backup
In this menu list, you can choose to make a copy for a specified period time to a compatible USB flash drive for
your own purpose.
The backup file can be played directly in your PC via the supplied licensed software AP. For detailed AP playback,
please refer to the “Playback” at page 54.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
Move to “
” (BACKUP), and press
. You will see the following screen:
BACKUP
USB BACKUP
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7.4.1 USB BACKUP
Before making USB backup, please check if:
a) The USB flash drive is supported by your DVR. If not, the message “USB ERROR” will be shown on the
screen.
For the list of the compatible USB flash drives, please refer to “APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH
DRIVE BRAND” at page 63.
b) The format of your USB flash drive must be "FAT32". If not, please format it as “FAT32” in your PC.
c) There is no data in the USB flash drive. If yes, it’s recommended to clear all data in the USB flash drive before
starting the backup.
Move to “USB BACKUP”, and press
START TIME
END TIME
AVAILABLE SIZE
CHANNEL
. You will see a similar screen as the following:
USB BACKUP
2007 / MAY / 31
2007 / MAY / 31
01
05
09
13
□
□
□
□
□
□
□
02
06
10
14
□
□
□
□
HDD NUM
START
13:00:05
13:10:05
1960.0MB
03
□
04
07
□
08
11
□
12
15
□
16
ALL HDD
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The submenu items are described as below:
1)
START TIME
Select the start time of the backup.
2)
END TIME
Select the end time of the backup.
3)
AVAILABLE SIZE
Display the available capacity in the inserted USB flash drive.
4)
CHANNEL
Select channels by pressing
to change the symbol in front of the channel number.
” means that this channel is selected to backup.
Symbol “
Symbol “ □ ” means that this channel is not selected to backup.
5)
HDD NUM
Press
6)
to select the HDD containing the data you need.
START
Press
to start copying the chosen data to the USB flash drive.
Note: If you want to make a video backup with audio, please connect audio cameras to the channels
which support the audio function
For 16CH & 8CH DVR, the audio channels are CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4.
For 4CH DVR with a fan built-in, the audio channel is CH1.
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8. REMOTE OPERATION
(Take 16CH DVR as an example)
You can also control the DVR remotely via the supplied licensed software “Video Viewer”, Internet Explorer web
browser, and Apple’s QuickTime player.
8.1 Supplied Licensed Software AP
8.1.1 Installation & Network Connection
1)
Install the software
Step1: Place the supplied CD into your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. The program will be automatically run.
Step2: Click “Licensed Software AP” to install Video Viewer, or click “Download Latest Version” under
“Licensed Software AP” to download the latest version of Video Viewer from the Internet.
Step3: follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation. When the installation is completed, a
shortcut icon “
2)
” will be placed on your PC desktop.
Network Connection
¾ Local Connection (via LAN)
a) Connect the DVR to your PC via a RJ-45 network line. The default DVR IP address is “192.168.1.10”,
and the default user name and password are both “admin”.
b) Set the PC’s IP address as “192.168.1.XXX ” (1~255, except 10) in order to make the PC and DVR
under the same domain.
c) Double-click “
Book” (
d) Click “
” icon on your PC desktop to enter the control panel. By defaults, the “Address
) panel will be displayed on the right side of the control panel.
” (Address Book) Æ “
” (Add) button to key in the default IP address, user name,
password, and port number of the DVR you intend to connect.
OR
Click “
” (Search) Æ “
” (Refresh) to search the available IP address(es) of other
DVR(s) under the same domain as your PC’s IP address. The found address(es) will be listed, and
can be added into the address book by clicking “
For details, please see “
” (Add into address book).
” (Search) at page 39.
e) Double-click the IP address you just added into the address book to log in. When you’re logged in, the
“Event” panel will be shown by defaults.
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¾ Remote Connection (via Internet)
a) Double-click “
” icon on your PC desktop to enter the control panel. By defaults, the “Address
Book” panel will be displayed on the right side of the control panel.
b) Click ”
” (Address Book) Æ ”
” (Add) button to key in the IP address, user name,
password, and port number of the DVR you intend to connect.
The default DVR values are as follows:
Item
Default Value
IP address
192.168.1.10
User name
admin
Password
admin
Port
80
OR
Click ”
” (Search) Æ ”
” (Refresh) to search the available IP address(es) of other
DVR(s) under the same domain as your PC’s IP address. The found address(es) will be listed, and
can be added into the address book by clicking ”
For details, please see “
” (Add into address book).
” (Search) at page 39.
c) Double-click the IP address you just added into the address book to log in. When you’re logged in, the
“Event” panel will be shown by defaults.
8.1.2 AP Control Panel
After setting up the network information, login user name and password, double-click “
” on the PC desktop
to open and log into the control panel. You will see a screen similar to the following with 7 major sections:
Button
Function
N/A
Image Display
Address Book
Description
The place where the images are displayed.
For details, please see “8.1.4 AP Functions” at page 38.
Click to show the predefined IP address(es). You can add, remove or search the IP address
to log in the DVR remotely.
Two sub-functions are available for this button: Address Book and Search.
For details, please see “Address Book ” at page 38.
Miscellaneous
Control
Click to show the main operation functions: audio volume control (except for 4CH DVR
model without a fan), color setting, backup, DVR setting, upgrade, and find event logs.
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For details, please see “Miscellaneous Control
/
Record On / Off
Snapshot
Information
” at page 39.
Click to start / stop the manual recording.
Click to take a snapshot of the current view. The snapshot will be saved in the path you
specified in “Record Setting”. Please refer to “Record Setting” at page 41 for details.
Click to show the current network connection details.
For details, please see “Information
” at page 55.
Click to go to the DVR control panel to operate the DVR remotely.
DVR Control
For details, please see “DVR Control
” at page 55.
8.1.3 General AP Operation
Record
To record remotely at the same time when any event alarm is triggered at the DVR side, click “
(Miscellaneous Control) → “
”
” (Record Setting) to go to the “Record Setting” page. Check the record type(s)
you want, and assign the location to save the recordings by double-clicking the “Video Path” cell.
” (Record) on the main control panel to start the manual recording immediately,
If “Manual” is checked, click “
and the recordings will be saved in the specified location. The red text indication “REC” will be shown at the top
left corner of the image display view.
If “Motion” and / or “Alarm” are checked, the recording function will also be enabled at the remote side when any
event is triggered at the DVR side, and the recordings will be saved in the specified location.
For details, please see “Record Setting” at page 41.
Playback
To play a recording, click “
” (Miscellaneous Control) → “
” (Status List), and select the “Record” tab or
“Backup” tab. A list of all the recordings will be shown by defaults, and you can also sort out the logs you want to
speed up the search time.
For details, please see “Status List” at page 53.
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To immediately play a recording, select a log from the list, and click “Play”, or double-click the selected log. Then,
the playback control panel will be shown at the bottom of the main control panel similar to the following.
For the playback control panel details, please see “Playback Screen” at page 54.
Network Backup
Click “
” (Miscellaneous Control) → “
” (Backup) to go into the “Download” page as follows, and you can
select a specific time range or event to make a video backup remotely. For details, please see “Backup” at page
40.
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8.1.4 AP Functions
Image Display
Button
Function
Description
If you want to switch among the live view, playback view and download
view, click the blue tab “Live”, “Play” or “Download” to make a switch.
Live / Playback /
Download
Display Switch
Live: When you are logged in, this tab with the live view is displayed by
defaults.
Play: When a video clip is selected in “Logs” and played, this tab with the
palyback view is displayed.
Download: When the downloaded video clip is selected in “Logs” and
played, this tab with the downloaded video clip is displayed.
/
/
/
/
/
Original Size
Click to return to original size of the monitoring view.
Expand All Views
To see all views in the image display area if you have many views and do
not want to switch each view by clicking the blue tab described above,
click to choose a proper split view (1-cut / 4-cut / 6-cut / 9-cut / 13-cut /
16-cut) which best suits your needs.
The selected view will be indicated with a red frame around it.
Note: The 6-cut & 13-cut views are only for the model with a VGA
interface built-in.
Close
Click to close the current image display view.
If the last image display view is closed, you will be logged out
automatically.
Close All
Click to close all the image display views.
Address Book
This view is displayed when Video Viewer is activated for you to log in / out the DVR from the current address list,
or search the available IP address as follows:
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(Address Book)
¾
Click to view the pre-defined DVR access details.
To log in, choose one IP address from the address list, and click the address twice; to log out, click the
connected IP address twice.
Tip: You can also click “
” or “
” in the image display section to log out or log out all. For details, please
refer to “Image Display” at page 38).
You can also create new IP address information, or modify or remove the current IP address information.
Button
Function
Add
Click to directly add one IP address for login. Key in the DVR access
information needed, and click “Apply” and “Close”.
Edit
Select one current IP address from the address list, and click this button to
modify the DVR access information as needed.
Remove
Select one IP address from the address list, and click this button to delete it.
When the video viewer is connected to more than one device, and not all
devices are necessary to enable the manual record function, check REC for the
connected device(s), and its manual record function will be on.
REC
N/A
Description
(Search)
¾
Click to search and view the available IP address(es) for the DVR connection. You can choose one
address to add into the address book, edit the details, or update the address list.
Button
Function
Add into
address book
Description
Select from the available IP address list, and click this button to add the
selected address to the address book.
Setting
Select from the available IP address list, and click this button to edit the setting.
Refresh
Click to update the available IP address list.
Miscellaneous Control
Click “
” (Miscellaneous Control) on the control panel, and 7 functions are available as follows:
Button
Function
Description
Audio Volume Control
To adjust the volume of the audio channel, click and drag
the volume slider.
This function is not available for 4CH DVR model without a
fan.
Color Setting
Click this button to adjust the brightness / contrast / hue /
saturation for a single channel or the whole channels. For
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Button
Function
Description
details, please see “Color Setting” at page 40.
Backup
To make a video backup remotely, click this button, and you
will go to the download setting page. For details, please see
“Network Backup” at page 37.
Record Setting
Click to go to the detailed record setting. Please refer to
“Record Setting” at page 41 for details.
Server Setting
Click to go into the detailed DVR setting. Please refer to
“Dvr Setting” at page 41 for details.
Tools
Click to update the firmware version, multilingual OSD and
boot display of your DVR remotely. Please refer to “Tools”
at page 51 for details.
Status List
Click to view all event and recording logs, search the desired
log(s) by date, or playback the recording of the selected log.
For details, please refer to Status List” at page 53.
¾ Color Setting
Click “
” to go into the “Color Setting” page, and you can adjust the brightness / contrast / hue /
saturation for a single channel or all channels.
Choose the desired channel from the drop-down list, and click and drag the slider to make adjustment.
Click “
” to apply the change to the selected channel, or “
” to apply to all channels.
To restore to default values, click “
”.
Note: You need to be a supervisor to operate this function. For details, please see “Account” at page 43.
¾ Backup
Click “
” (Backup) to go into the “Download” page, and you can select a specific time range or event
to make a video backup remotely.
Note: You need to be a supervisor to operate this function. For details, please see “Account” at page 43.
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Function
Description
IP Address / Port / User Name / Password
Check if the network connection information of the DVR within which
contains the video data you need is correct.
HDD Number / Channel
Specify the hard disk (HDD Number) and channel number (Channel)
within which have the video data you need.
Download by Time
Specify the time range within which has the video data you want in the
“Start Time” and “End Time” columns.
Download by Event
Select an event log from the event list. This list shows all logs in the
specified DVR from the latest to the earliest.
‧To quickly find the events you need, check or uncheck the event type
“System” / “Manual” / “Alarm” / “Motion”, and select the log you want.
‧To view the earlier or later logs that are not shown in the current page,
click “Prev. Page” or “Next Page”.
‧To refresh the event list, click “Reload”.
File Path
Assign the location where the backup files are saved.
Simultaneous Playback
To view the backup images simultaneously when the download process
is in progress, select Simultaneous Playback.
You will see the backup images while the images are being downloaded
to the PC or notebook.
To simply backup images without previewing, deselect Simultaneous
Playback. You will only see a message box indicating the total time
needed, the current status and the saving location.
Download / Cancel
Click “Download” to start or “Cancel” to discard the video backup.
¾ Record Setting
Click “
” to go into the “Record Setting” page and you can set the following items:
‧Record type
‧Hard disk overwriting
‧Pre- / post-alarm record time
‧Record time setting
‧Record path
Record type
In this section, you can select which type of the recording will be enabled. There are 4 options: Manual /
Schedule / Motion / Alarm.
Hard disk overwriting
To overwrite the recorded data from the earliest to the latest when the hard disk is full, check “Hard Disk
Overwrite” checkbox.
Pre- / post-alarm record time
Select the pre-/post-alarm recording time from 0 sec. to 10 sec.
Record time setting
There are two ways to set the record time: Weekly and Custom.
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‹
Weekly
Click “Weekly” tab, and you will see a weekly time table indicating the week days (Mon ~ Sun) and hours
(0 ~ 24), similar to the figure below:
X axis: 0 ~ 24 hours. Each time interval within a square is 15 minutes.
Y axis: Monday ~ Sunday.
Operation: You can set the record schedule for 3 record types as needed in this time table:
1st timeline – Schedule l recording, indicated in yellow,
2nd timeline -- Alarm recording, indicated in magenta, and
3rd timeline -- Motion recording, indicated in cyan.
Click and hold the start time point, and drag to the end time point to set the record time range.
‹
Custom
Click “Custom” tab, and you can set a more specific record time range for the 3 record types: Schedule,
Motion, and Alarm.
How to add a new time setting:
1. Check the record type you want to schedule the recording.
2. Set the start time (From) and end time (To).
3. Click “Add” to add the time range you just set into the schedule table. Before adding the time range,
you will be prompted to confirm as follow:
Check if the information shown is correct. Click “OK” if the information is correct. Click “Cancel” if the
information is wrong.
How to modify / delete a current time setting:
1. Select the schedule setting you want to modify from the schedule table. The setting will be displayed in the left
setting panel.
2. Modify the setting in the left setting panel, and click “Update”.
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3. You will be prompted to confirm the setting. Click “OK” if the information is correct. Click “Cancel” if the
information is wrong.
4. To delete one schedule setting, select it, and click “Delete”.
Record Path
Select and view the location for saving the recorded video and snapshot pictures.
To change the saving path for the recorded video clips or snapshots, check the drive you want, click the cell of
“Video Path” or “Picture Path” twice, and select a new path for saving the video clips or snapshots.
¾ Dvr Setting
Click “
” to view, set or modify the DVR setting. All the changes you make here will be applied to the
connected DVR.
Note: You need to be a supervisor to operate this function. For details, please see “Account” at page 43.
General
In “General” and its sub-menus, “Account” and “OnLineUser”, you can view and set some common settings,
such as the turbo step, make account setting, and check the information for all current on-line users.
In “General”, you will see the following items:
Item
Description
Firmware Version
Display the current firmware version of your DVR.
MAC Address
Display the MAC address.
Turbo Step
Speed up the menu selection from 1 to 30.
Ex: If the value of the turbo step is set to 5, one mouse-click will function as 5 mouse-clicks when you click
one of the buttons
Title
‹
/
/
/
in the DVR control panel.
Provide a title for this DVR. Only 16 characters are allowed.
Log
In “General” → “Log”, you can view the system event log(s) of the connected DVR for reference.
To check the previous / next page if there are more than one page, click “Prev. Page” / “Next Page”.
To refresh the event list, click “Reload”; to clear all log(s), click “Clean”.
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‹
Account
In “General” → “Account”, you can create a new account for login, or delete or modify the existing
account setting.
‧ To add an account, click “New”, and fill in the following columns. Then, click “Apply” to save your
setting and create a new account.
Column
Description
User Name
Set a user name that will be used for remote login. The user name allows up to 10 characters.
Password
Set the password that will be used for remote login. The password allows up to 8 characters.
User Level
Set the security level of an account to give the permission to control different AP functions. There are 4
user levels: Supervisor, Power User, Normal User and Guest.
For the functions each level is allowed to use, please see the information below:
Supervisor
Power User
Normal User
Guest
●
●
●
●
Color Setting
●
X
X
X
Backup
●
X
X
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Address Book
Miscellaneous Control
Life Time
Select how long this account is allowed to stay online (1 MIN / 5 MIN / 10 MIN / 1 HOUR / 1 DAY / INFINITE)
‧ To modify an existing account, select the account you want, change the setting, and click “Apply”.
‧ To remove an existing account, select the account you want, and click “Delete”.
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‧ To save your changes, click “Apply”.
‧ To define the maximum account creation number, key in the number in “Max User(s)” column from 1
to 20, and click “Update”.
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OnLineUser
In “General” → “OnLineUser”, you can check all the online user information. To update the user
information, click “Refresh”.
Network
In “Network” and its sub-menu, “DDNS”, “FTP” and “Mail”, you can set the DVR network configuration, and the
FTP or Email setting when an alarm is triggered. The network configuration allows the DVR to connect to the
LAN or Internet.
Select the network type you will be using for DVR connection. There are 3 network connection types: Static IP,
PPPOE and DHCP. For details about each connection type, please refer to “7.1.4 Network” at page 24.
Note: PPPOE and DHCP network connection types are required to apply the DDNS service to get a
“Hostname” to correspond to a dynamic IP address. Please refer to “DDNS” at page 45 for details.
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DDNS
You need to apply a DDNS account before setting PPPOE or DHCP connection. DDNS is a service for
transforming the dynamic IP corresponding to a specific “host name”. Go to a website which provide free
DDNS services and apply a host name.
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DDNS Apply:
a). Go to a website which provide the free DDNS service, for example, http://www.dyndns.org.
b). Create an account in DynDNS.
c). After creating one account, users will receive a confirmation E-mail within a few minutes. To complete
the registration, please follow the instructions received.
Users must complete these steps within 48 hours to complete the registration. If the confirmation
E-mail was not received within an hour, request “password reset”
(http://www.dyndns.org/account/resetpass/).
d). Use the DDNS username and password to log into the DynDNS.
e). Create a host name:
After login, click “Account” → “My Service” → “Add Host Services” → “Add Dynamic DNS Host”.
Enter and choose a host name, and click “Add Host”. Then, your DDNS host name is created.
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FTP
If the FTP notification function is activated, the DVR will upload the captured images to the specified FTP
site once alarm-trigger or motion-trigger recording happened. Please enable the function of FTP
notification in the “Alarm” menu first.
FTP Notification Function:
a. Enter the detailed FTP information.
b. After finishing the setting, click “APPLY” to confirm.
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MAIL
If the e-mail notification function is activated, the DVR will send an e-mail notification to the specified
recipients once alarm-trigger or motion-trigger recording happened. Please enable the function of e-mail
notification in the “Alarm” menu first.
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Mail Notification Function:
a. Add the recipients’ E-mail accounts in “Mail Account” column.
Please type the entire E-mail address in the “Mail from” column to ensure E-mails will not be blocked by
SMTP.
For detailed information (SMTP server, username and password), please check with your E-mail service
supplier.
b. Some mail servers are required to verify the password. Please enter the “user name” and “password”.
c. After finishing the setting, click “APPLY” to confirm.
Note: Mail addresses can be added up to 4.
Video
In “Video”, you can set the video web transmission size and quality, and the frame rate for transmitting.
Function
Description
JPEG
Choose the image size (4CIF / CIF) and picture quality (BEST / HIGH / NORMAL / BASIC) when
the web transmission format is JPEG.
MPEG
Choose the image size (4CIF / CIF) and picture quality (BEST / HIGH / NORMAL / BASIC) when
the web transmission format is MPEG.
FrameRate
Choose the frame rate for transmitting (FULL / HALF / ONE THIRD / ONE QUARTER / ONE
FIFTH / ONE TENTH).
Dvr
In “Dvr” and its sub-menus, “Camera”, “Device”, “Detection”, “Record”, “Record Timer”, “Alert” and “Display,”
you can set DVR general functions, such as the host ID, the record schedule, alerts, motion detection, and text
or icon display, etc.
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In “Dvr”, you can see the following items:
Function
Description
Host ID
Set the host ID from 0 to 254. The default value is 0.
System Type
Display the current system type (NTSC / PAL). It’s automatically detected.
DeInterlace
Choose to reduce (ON) or ignore (OFF) the vibration of the paused picture.
Daylight Saving
Specify whether to use daylight saving time (ON / OFF).
If this function is enabled, set the time period (START / END), and adjust the daylight saving time in hours
(ADJUST).
Menu Operation
Select the time-out in seconds after which the DVR keys will be automatically locked when no one is
operating the DVR for a period of time (0 / 30 / 60 / 120). The default value is 30.
Serial Type
Display the serial type (RS485) used by this DVR. It’s automatically detected.
BaudRate
Choose a baud rate used by this DVR from the drop-down list (2400 / 9600 / 19200 / 38400 / 57600 /
115200). The default value is 2400.
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Camera
In “Dvr” → “Camera”, you can specify a channel to enable the recording function by selecting the check
box “Record”, choose to activate the “Covert Recording” function by selecting the check box “Cover”, and
rename the channel title which will be displayed in the live view screen by double-clicking the channel
title.
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Device
Select the device type (CAMERA / PTZ) according to the connected cameras for each channel. Click
“Edit” or double click the item to enter the setting box.
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Function
Description
Device Type
Choose either normal camera or PTZ camera.
ID No.
Set the ID number (0 ~ 255) of the connected PTZ camera.
Protocol Type
Choose “NORMAL” or “P-D” protocol. It is recommended to select PELCO-D protocol for the
connected PTZ camera of other brands. Please choose Normal if it’s our own PTZ camera
Baud Rate
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Set the baud rate of each channel (2400 / 4800 / 9600 / 19200 / 38400 / 57600 / 115200).
Detection
Select the desired channel, and click “Edit” to enter the motion detection sensitivity and area-setting page.
Please see the description below for each function:
Function
Description
DETECT
Enable (ON) or disable (OFF) the function of “Motion Detection”.
If this function is enabled, you might need to set the motion detection sensitivity or simply keep the
default values. For details, please see the description below.
Motion Detection
Sensitivity
(LS / SS / TS / RE)
Set the detection sensitivity in 4 different adjustable parameters (LS / SS / TS / RE). For details
about each parameter, please refer to “7.1.2 Detection” at page 21.
Alarm
Select N.C. (normal closed) / N.O. (normal opened) / OFF for the alarm polarity. For N.C. / N.O.
contact details, please refer to “APPENDIX 2”.
Motion Detection
Setting Area
Set the motion detection area by selecting the area grids with your mouse. Pink grids represent
the area that is not being detected while the transparent grids are the area under detection. You
can set multiple areas under detection.
Click “-” (Clear All) to set the whole area undetected.
Click “+” (Select All) to set the whole area under detection.
Apply / Return
To save the setting, click “Apply” and return to “Dvr Setting” window.
To discard the setting, click “Return” to directly return to “Dvr Setting” window without saving.
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Record
In “Dvr” → “Record”, you will see the following items for DVR record settings.
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Function
Description
Image Size / Quality
Choose the image size (FRAME / FIELD / CIF) and quality (BEST / HIGH / NORMAL / BASIC).
Manual Record / Event
Record / Timer Record
Select the record type that the DVR will take recording (Yes / No), and select the IPS setting for the
selected record type.
Pre-Alarm Record
Check this option if you want to enable the pre-alarm recording function.
When any alarm is triggered, the DVR will record 8MB video data before the alarm event is actually
happened.
Overwrite
Select “Yes” to enable the HDD overwrite function when the HDD is full, or “No” to disable this
function.
When this function is on, and the recording and the pre-alarm function are activated, the DVR will
overwrite 8GB data from the oldest for continuous recording without notice.
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Record Timer
In this menu list, you can set the record schedule for normal recording or motion recording.
‧ Permit
Select this checkbox to allow the record timer setting to be applied to the connected DVR. If this
checkbox is deselected, the setting will not be applied to the connected DVR even when you click
“Apply” and “OK”.
‧ Routine / Motion
Click “Routine” tab to select the time range for continuous recording, or “Motion” tab to select the time
range within which the recording will be on when any movement is detected.
‧ Time Table
Find the day and time you want to enable the recording. Then, click to select the time interval(s). Each
interval represents 30 minutes.
To enable the recording all the time, click “+”; to clear the record timer setting, click “-”.
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Alert
In “Alert”, you can set the DVR to beep for notification when there’s any alert happened. Check the
buzzer option you want, and set how long the beep sound will be lasted.
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Function
Description
Ext Alert
Check this option to enable the external alert.
Buzzer Enabled
This option must be checked for “Motion Buzzer”, “Alarm Buzzer”, “Video Loss
Buzzer”, and “Key Input Buzzer” to take effects.
Motion Buzzer / Alarm Buzzer /
Video Loss Buzzer / Key Input
buzzer
Check one of these 4 options, and you will hear the beep sound when any movement
is detected / the alarm is triggered / video loss occurs / any DVR key is pressed.
Notified by
Select the notification method when any event occurs: Email or FTP.
Duration
Set the alert and buzzers to beep for 5 / 10 / 20 / 40 seconds.
Display
In “Display”, you can choose whether to display some text indication or icons, set the channel display
switch time-out, set the DVR time remotely, and select the date format (Y-M-D / M-D-Y / D-M-Y).
Function
Description
Title
Select to display the channel title in the live view.
Event
Select to display the event symbol in the live view.
Quick Status
Select to display the quick status in the live view.
Full Sequence Duration /
Set the time-out in seconds (3 / 5 / 10 / 15) after which the channel display will be switched
Quad Sequence Duration
by one channel (Full Sequence Duration) or by four channels (Quad Sequence Duration).
Note: “Quad Sequence Duration” is disabled for the 4CH DVR model.
Server Time
Set the DVR time remotely.
Date Format
Choose the date display format appropriate to your location (Y-M-D, M-D-Y and D-M-Y).
¾ Tools
Click “
” to upgrade your DVR (Update Server), or select the language of the video viewer (Language).
Note: You need to be a supervisor to operate this function. For details, please see “Account” at page 43.
Note: Do not disconnect the power of your DVR while the upgrade process is in progress, or the DVR
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functions may not work properly or be unable to use.
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Update Server
3 update options are available for this function: Firmware, Language and Logo.
Before performing any update, finish the following settings first:
1) Choose the IP address of the DVR whose firmware needs to be updated from the drop-down list, or
click “Search” to find.
2) Key in the user name, password and port number used to access your DVR remotely.
3) Select the update option (Firmware / Language / Logo) you want. For details, please see the
description below.
‧Firmware
To upgrade your DVR firmware remotely, click “Firmware” tab, and follow the steps below:
a). In the “Firmware” section, you will see the current firmware version. To upgrade the firmware
version of your DVR, click “Add” to locate and select the firmware file. The file will be shown in the
firmware list.
b). If you want to backup your system before upgrading the firmware version of your DVR, select
“System Backup” in the “Configure File” section, click “…” to specify the location for saving system
backup, and click “Backup” to start the backup process.
c). To start upgrading the DVR firmware, choose the file from the firmware list, and click “Update
Firmware” to start the upgrade process.
‧Language
To update the DVR OSD language, click “Language” tab, and follow the steps below:
a). Get the language files you want to update from your distributor.
b) Click “Add” to locate and select the files needed. The files will be shown in the list. If you add the
wrong file, select it and click “Remove”.
c). To start updating the OSD language, choose the files from the list, and click “Update Language” to
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start the upgrade process.
‧Logo
To replace the logo shown in the DVR boot display, click “Logo” tab, and follow the steps below:
a). Prepare a graphic file in the “BMP” format for replacement.
Note: Use the image software to set the image size to 320 * 240, and save the image as an 8-bit
(64-color) image in the "BMP" format.
b) Click “Add” to locate and select the graphic file. The file will be shown in the list. If you add the wrong
file, select it and click “Remove”.
c). To start updating the logo, choose the file from the list, and click “Update Logo” to start the upgrade
process.
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Language
This software is available in English / Chinese / French / German / Portuguese / Spanish / Japanese.
Select a language from the drop-down list, and click “Apply”. You will be prompted to restart the
application for this change to take effect.
¾ Status List
Click “
” to view all the event and record logs (All), or search for the specific log(s) by date or by record
type (Condition).
There are three types of logs: Event, Record and Backup. To playback the recorded data for a specific record
or backup log, select the log, and double-click to start the video playback.
For detailed playback operation, please refer to “Playback” at page 54.
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Function
Description
Time Range
To find the specific logs, set the time range (From / To), and the range unit here.
Record Type
Select the record type you want to search (User / Alarm / Motion / RETR).
Query
Click to start sorting the logs specified.
Delete / Delete All
Click “Delete” to remove the selected log(s), or click “Delete All” to clear the current log list.
Tip: To select more logs all at once, press and hold the “Ctrl” key on your keyboard, and
click to select the logs you want to remove.
Play
Click to play the selected record log. The playback panel will be shown for your further
operation. For playback details, please refer to Playback Screen” at page 54.
Repair
Click to fix the log with errors.
Close
Click “Close” to quit this window.
Playback Screen
When you select and play the recorded data for a specific log in “
” Æ “Record” or “Backup”, you will
immediately go into the playback mode, and the following playback panel appears. For the function of
each part on the panel, please refer to the following description.
NO.
Function
Description
1
Playback / Download
Info Display
This area shows the detailed playback / download information, such as the file name,
record date and time, and the speed, etc.
2
Playback Progress Bar
This area shows the playback progress and the progress percentage.
3
De-Interlace
Click to reduce the vibration of the paused picture.
4
Playback Operation
This area is enabled only when the playback is started.
(Rewind) /
(Forward) /
(Stop) /
(Pause) /
(Play)
Rewind / Forward
Click once to get 2X fast rewind / forward, twice to get 4X, three times to get 8X, and
four times to get 16X the highest.
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Information
To view the current network connection details, click this button.
DVR Control
When Video Viewer is connected to the DVR, this DVR control panel will be enabled, and you can control
the DVR remotely. For the function of each button, please refer to the following description.
Note: The control panel below is taking 16CH DVR model as an example. Some buttons may not be
enabled for 8CH or 4CH DVR models.
Function
Description
Channel Selection
Click the channel No. (depending on the DVR model you have) to see the live view of the selected channel.
Click the view mode you want to see. There are 10 modes for your choice:
View CH1, CH2, CH5 and CH6
View CH3, CH4, CH7 and CH8
View CH9, CH10, CH13 and CH14
View CH11, CH12, CH15 and CH16
View the 1st channel of the selected 4-cut view mode
View the 2nd channel of the selected 4-cut view mode
View the 3rd channel of the selected 4-cut view mode
View the 4th channel of the selected 4-cut view mode
Click to switch the 4-cut channel display. This button is available only for selected models.
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Function
Description
Click to see the 9-cut channel display.
Click to see the whole 16 channels.
You can also click “
” or “
” to go to the previous / next channel of the selected channel.
Digital Zoom
to zoom in / out the selected channel image.
Click
Full Sequence /
Quad Sequence
Quad Sequence
Click to display the 4 quad display modes one by one.
The 1st view is CH1, CH2, CH5 & CH6,
the 2nd view is CH3, CH4, CH7 & CH8,
the 3rd view is CH9, CH10, CH13 & CH14, and
the 4th view is CH11, CH12, CH15 & CH16.
When the 4th view is displayed, it will start from the 1st view again.
To exit from this display mode, click any other channel display button.
Full Sequence
Click to display each channel one by one, starting from CH1. When the last channel is displayed, it will start from
CH1 again.
To exit from this display mode, click any other channel display button.
Search
” to enter the DVR full search menu.
Click “
You can check all the logs here, and select one of them to payback.
Playback
(Stop) /
(Pause) /
(Rewind) /
(Play) /
(Slow Playback) /
(Forward)
Rewind / Forward
Click once to get 4X fast rewind / forward, twice to get 8X, three times to get 16X, and four times to get 32X the
highest.
Slow Playback
Click once to get 4X slow playback and twice to get 8X slow playback.
Menu and Arrow Keys
” (Menu) to enter the menu / exit the menu mode.
Click “
Click the arrow keys to move the cursor and make the selection:
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/
Enter
Click “
Event
Click
: Move up / down to select the previous / next menu or sub-menu function, or change the setting.
: Move left / right to the previous / next sub-menu items.
” to confirm the setting or enter your selection.
to get access to the time & event search mode.
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8.2 IE Web Browser
You can view the images or operate your DVR with IE web browser.
Note: The supported PC operation systems are Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
Step 1: Key in the IP address used by your DVR in the URL address box, such as 60.121.46.236, and press Enter.
You will be prompted to enter the user name and password to access the DVR.
If the port number your DVR used is NOT 80, you need to key in the port number additionally. The format is
ipaddress:portnum. For example, for IP address 60.121.46.236 and port No. 888, please key
in ”http://60.121.46.236:888” into the URL address box, and press “Enter”.
Step 2: Enter the user name and password, the same as the ones used at AP login, and press “OK”. You will see a
similar screen as the following when the login information is correct.
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Function
Description
1
Home
Click
to go to the main page of the DVR
2
Config.
Click
to go to the detailed DVR setting.
Click
3
Menu and Arrow
Click the arrow keys to move the cursor and make the selection:
Keys
/
/
4
Key Lock
to enter the menu / exit the menu mode.
Click
: Move the cursor up / down to select the previous / next menu or sub-menu function, or change the setting.
: Move the cursor left / right to the previous / next sub-menu items.
to enable the DVR key lock function. To unlock the DVR, key in your password, and click
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NO.
Function
Description
5
Enter
Click
to confirm the setting or enter your selection.
6
Digital Zoom
Click
to zoom in / out the selected channel image.
7
Search
Click
to enter the DVR full search menu.
You can check all the logs here, and select one of them to payback.
(Stop) /
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Playback control
buttons
(Play) /
(Rewind) /
(Forward) /
(Pause) /
(Slow Playback)
Rewind / Forward
Click once to get 4X fast rewind / forward, twice to get 8X, three times to get 16X, and four times to get 32X the
highest.
Slow Playback
Click once to get 4X slow playback and twice to get 8X slow playback.
9
Single Channel
Selection
Click the channel No. (CH1 ~ CH16) to see the live view of the selected channel.
You can also click
or
to go to the previous / next channel of the selected channel.
Click the display mode you want to see. There are 3 modes for your choice:
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Display Mode
11
Snapshot
Click
/
Click
to take a snapshot for the current view, and open another browser window to display the captured
/
to show 4-cut / 9-cut / 16-cut display.
image.
Quad Sequence
Click to display the 4 quad display modes one by one.
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Quad Sequence /
Full Sequence
The 1st view is CH1, CH2, CH5 & CH6,
the 2nd view is CH3, CH4, CH7 & CH8,
the 3rd view is CH9, CH10, CH13 & CH14, and
the 4th view is CH11, CH12, CH15 & CH16.
When the 4th view is displayed, it will start from the 1st view again.
To exit from this display mode, click any other channel display button.
Full Sequence
Click to display each channel one by one, starting from CH1. When CH16 is displayed, it will start from CH1
again.
To exit from this display mode, click any other channel display button.
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14
15
Web
Transmission
Change Quality
MPEG4 / JPEG / QuickTime
QuickTime is Apple Inc.’s multimedia software. You need to have QuickTime installed in you operation system
first. When “QuickTime” is selected, you will be promoted to enter the user name and password to access the
server of the DVR.
BEST / HIGH / NORMAL / BASIC
Click to change the image quality.
Change
4 CIF / CIF
Resolution
Click to change the image resolution (4CIF: 720*480 / CIF: 352*240)
To hear the audio for a channel that supports audio recording in the live or playback mode, click 1, 2, 3 or 4 to
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Audio Channel
Selection
hear the audio from the audio channel 1, 2, 3 or 4.
This function is not available for 4CH DVR model without a fan.
For the audio channel(s) of each model, please see “11).
/
” in “2.1 Front Panel” at page 4.
means the audio channel is not connected to the camera supporting audio.
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8.3 QuickTime Player
You can also use the QuickTime player to remotely log into the DVR and check the live view only.
Note: QuickTime is Apple’s multimedia software. You need to have QuickTime installed in you operation system
first, and you can access the DVR to see the live view.
If you have installed QuickTime, please skip Step 1.
Step 1: Go to Apple’s official website to download QuickTime. The website address is as follows:
http://www.apple.com/quicktime/win.html
a). Click “D
Download” to go into the download page, and select to download the free player.
b). Leave your Email address, and click “F
Free Download Now” to download the latest QuickTime player.
c). When the download is completed, execute the “Q
QuickTimeInstaller.exe” file, and follow the on-screen
instructions to finish the installation procedure.
Step 2: Open your QuickTime player. Select “File” → “Open URL”, and key in the URL address.
The URL format is “rtsp://ipaddress/live/mpeg4” (For example, “rtsp://59.124.231.75/live/mpeg4”).
Click “OK” to continue.
Step 3: A pop-up window will appear and prompt you to enter the authentication information. Key in the user
name and password for accessing your DVR. The user name and password are the same as the ones
you use to log into Video Viewer.
If the information is correct, click “OK” to go on. If not, click “Cancel” to quit the accessing.
Step 4: When the login is successful, you will see a similar screen as the following.
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APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION
APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION
‧ For 16CH DVR
Siren: When the DVR is triggered by alarm or motion, the COM
connects with NO and the siren with strobe starts wailing and
flashing.
Magnetic Contact: When the magnetic contact is opened, the
alarm will be triggered and the recording is on.
PIN
1
FUNCTION
GND
DESCRIPTION
GROUND
Connect ALARM INPUT (PIN 2 -- 9) and GND (PIN 1) connector with wires. Once an
alarm is triggered, the DVR will start recording and the buzzer will be on.
PIN 2 is Alarm 1. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH1 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 3 is Alarm 3. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH3 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
2~9
ALARM INPUT
PIN 4 is Alarm 5. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH5 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 5 is Alarm 7. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH7 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 6 is Alarm 9. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH9 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 7 is Alarm 11. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH11 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 8 is Alarm 13. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH13 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 9 is Alarm 15. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH15 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
10
PIN OFF
NA
11
PIN OFF
NA
12
RS485-A
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller, or controls PTZ cameras.
13
EXTERNAL ALARM NO
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
14
PIN OFF
NA
Connect ALARM INPUT (PIN 15 – 22) and GND (PIN 1) connector with wires. Once
an alarm is triggered, the DVR will start recording and the buzzer will be on.
PIN 15 is Alarm 2. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH2 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 16 is Alarm 4. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH4 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
15~22
ALARM INPUT
PIN 17 is Alarm 6. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH6 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 18 is Alarm 8. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH8 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 19 is Alarm 10. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH10 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 20 is Alarm 12. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH12 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 21 is Alarm 14. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH14 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 22 is Alarm 16. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH16 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
23
PIN OFF
NA
24
RS485-B
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller, or controls PTZ cameras.
25
EXTERNAL ALARM COM
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
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APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION
‧ For 8CH DVR
Siren: When the DVR is triggered by alarm or motion, the COM
connects with NO and the siren with strobe starts wailing and
flashing.
Magnetic Contact: When the magnetic contact is opened, the
alarm will be triggered and the recording is on.
PIN
1
FUNCTION
GND
DESCRIPTION
GROUND
Connect ALARM INPUT (PIN 2 – 5) and GND (PIN 1) connector with wires. Once an
2~5
alarm is triggered, the DVR will start recording and the buzzer will be on.
ALARM INPUT
6 ~ 11
PIN OFF
12
RS485-A
PIN 2 is Alarm 1. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH1 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 3 is Alarm 3. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH3 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 4 is Alarm 5. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH5 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 5 is Alarm 7. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH7 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
NA
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller, or controls PTZ cameras.
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
13
EXTERNAL ALARM NO.
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
14
PIN OFF
NA
Connect ALARM INPUT (PIN 15 – 18) and GND (PIN 1) connector with wires. Once
an alarm is triggered, the DVR will start recording and the buzzer will be on.
15~18
ALARM INPUT
19~23
PIN OFF
24
RS485-B
PIN 15 is Alarm 2. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH2 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 16 is Alarm 4. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH4 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 17 is Alarm 6. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH6 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 18 is Alarm 8. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH8 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
NA
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller, or controls PTZ cameras.
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
25
EXTERNAL ALARM COM
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
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APPENDIX 1 PIN CONFIGURATION
‧ For 4CH DVR
Siren: When the DVR is triggered by alarm or motion, the COM
connects with NO and the siren with strobe starts wailing and
flashing.
Magnetic Contact: When the magnetic contact is opened, the
alarm will be triggered and the recording is on.
PIN
1~2
FUNCTION
PIN OFF
DESCRIPTION
NA
Connect ALARM INPUT (PIN 3 – 6) and GND (PIN 9) connector with wires. Once an
3~6
alarm is triggered, the DVR will start recording and the buzzer will be on.
ALARM INPUT
PIN 3 is Alarm 1. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH1 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 4 is Alarm 2. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH2 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 5 is Alarm 3. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH3 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
PIN 6 is Alarm 4. Once the alarm is triggered, the CH4 of the DVR will start alarm-triggered recording.
Under the normal operation, COM connects with NC and disconnects from NO.
7
NC
But when any alarm is triggered, COM disconnects with NC and connects with
NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
8
NO
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
9
GND
10
RS485-B
11
RS485-A
12~14
PIN OFF
GROUND
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller.
Using RS-485 serial communication signals, DVR can be controlled by keyboard
controller.
NA
Under the normal operation, COM disconnects with NO. But when any alarm is
15
EXTERNAL ALARM COM
triggered, COM connects with NO.
Attention: The voltage restriction is under DC24V 1A.
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APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH DRIVE BRAND
APPENDIX 2 COMPATIBLE USB FLASH DRIVE BRAND
Please upgrade the firmware of the DVR to the latest version to ensure the accuracy of the following table. If the
USB flash drive is not supported by the DVR, the "USB ERROR" message will be shown on the screen.
Note: Please use your PC to format the USB flash drive as "FAT32".
MANUFACTURER
MODEL
256MB
JetFlash 110
Transcend
CAPACITY
512MB
JetFlash V30
1GB
JetFlash 150
1GB
JetFlash V20
1GB
JFV10
4GB
256MB
Kingston
DataTraveler DTI KUSBDTI/256FE
512MB
2GB
PQI
256MB
Cool Drive (U339)
512MB
256MB
HANDY STENO HF202
Apacer
Adata
512MB
USB2.0 Flash Drive HS120
1GB
USB2.0 Flash Drive AH320
1GB
AH221
2GB
USB2.0 Flash Disk-PD1
1GB
USB2.0 Flash Disk-RB15
1GB
USB2.0 Flash Disk-PD4
1GB
PD10
2GB
128MB
256MB
Sandisk
512MB
Cruzer Micro
1GB
4GB
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APPENDIX 3 COMPATIBLE HDD BRAND
APPENDIX 3 COMPATIBLE HDD BRAND
Please upgrade the firmware of the DVR to the latest version to ensure the accuracy of the following table.
‧ For IDE HDD
MANUFACTURER
HITACHI
Maxtor
Seagate
Western Digital
MODEL
CAPACITY
ROTATION
Deskstar 7K250, HDS722516VLAT20
160GB
7200 rpm
HDS722516VLAT80
160GB
7200 rpm
HDS722516DLAT80
160GB
7200 rpm
Deskstar 7K250, HDS722525VLAT80
250GB
7200 rpm
Deskstar 511DHT0021
500GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax Plus 9, Model#6Y160L0
160GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax 10 6L160R0
160GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax 10 6L200R0
200GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax 10 6L200PO
200GB
7200 rpm
MaxLine Plus Ⅱ, Model#7Y250P0
250GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax 10 6L250R0-3
250GB
7200 rpm
DiamondMax 10 HDMA6L300RO-3
300GB
7200 rpm
Barracuda 7200.7 Plus, ST3160023A
160GB
7200 rpm
Barracuda 7200.8 ST3200826A
200GB
7200 rpm
Barracuda 7200.8 ST3250826A
250GB
7200 rpm
Barracuda 7200.8 ST3300831A/P
300GB
7200 rpm
Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832A/P
400GB
7200 rpm
7200.9 ST3200827A/P
200GB
7200 rpm
7200.10 ST3250620A/P
250GB
7200 rpm
7200.10 ST3320620A/P
320GB
7200 rpm
Caviar SE WD1600JB
160GB
7200 rpm
Caviar WD2000BB-00DWA0
200GB
7200 rpm
Caviar SE WD2500JB
250GB
7200 rpm
Cavir RE WD2500SB-01KBC0
250GB
7200 rpm
~64~
APPENDIX 3 COMPATIBLE HDD BRAND
‧ For SATA HDD
MANUFACTURER
HITACHI
MODEL
CAPACITY
ROTATION
HDS721680PLA380
80GB
7200 rpm
HDT725032VLA360
320GB
7200 rpm
HDS721010KLA330
1000GB
7200 rpm
STM3500320AS
500GB
7200 rpm
STM3750330AS
750GB
7200 rpm
ST31000340AS
1000GB
7200 rpm
ST31000340SV
1000GB
7200 rpm
WD5000AACS
500GB
7200 rpm
WD5000KS
500GB
7200 rpm
WD7500AAKS
750GB
7200 rpm
WD10EACS
1000GB
7200 rpm
Maxtor
Seagate
Western Digital
~65~
APPENDIX 4 RECORDING TIME TABLE
APPENDIX 4 RECORDING TIME TABLE
The testing environment for this recording time table is office, for reference only
Recording time varies depending on the following three factors:
‧ Different camera resolution;
‧ Different picture complexity;
‧ Different frequency of the object movement
Note: This recording time table applies to 4CH / 8CH / 16CH DVR.
Record mode
Quality
Best
High
Frame
Normal
Basic
Best
High
Field
Normal
Basic
CIF
Best
High
IPS
GB/hour
750GB record time(hour)
750GB record time(day)
25
1.77
423.729
17.7
12
1.23
609.756
25.4
7
0.68
1102.941
46.0
3
0.48
1562.500
65.1
25
1.32
568.182
23.7
12
0.83
903.614
37.7
7
0.54
1388.889
57.9
3
0.43
1744.186
72.7
25
1.1
681.818
28.4
12
0.7
1071.429
44.6
7
0.45
1666.667
69.4
3
0.35
2142.857
89.3
25
0.912
822.368
34.3
12
0.57
1315.789
54.8
7
0.4
1875.000
78.1
3
0.3
2500.000
104.2
50
1.74
431.034
18.0
25
1
750.000
31.3
12
0.672
1116.071
46.5
7
0.468
1602.564
66.8
50
1.39
539.568
22.5
25
0.852
880.282
36.7
12
0.552
1358.696
56.6
7
0.408
1838.235
76.6
50
1.333
562.641
23.4
25
0.744
1008.065
42.0
12
0.516
1453.488
60.6
7
0.372
2016.129
84.0
50
1.025
731.707
30.5
25
0.648
1157.407
48.2
12
0.41
1829.268
76.2
7
0.3
2500.000
104.2
100
2.4
312.500
13.0
50
1.4
535.714
22.3
25
0.78
961.538
40.1
12
0.53
1415.094
59.0
100
1.84
407.609
17.0
50
1.34
559.701
23.3
25
0.65
1153.846
48.1
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APPENDIX 4 RECORDING TIME TABLE
Record mode
Quality
Normal
Basic
IPS
GB/hour
750GB record time(hour)
750GB record time(day)
12
0.42
1785.714
74.4
100
1.584
473.485
19.7
50
0.9
833.333
34.7
25
0.545
1376.147
57.3
12
0.36
2083.333
86.8
100
1.21
619.835
25.8
50
0.7
1071.429
44.6
25
0.43
1744.186
72.7
12
0.3
2500.000
104.2
~67~
APPENDIX 5 TROUBLESHOOTING
APPENDIX 5 TROUBLESHOOTING
Please refer to the table below for easy troubleshooting. The table describes some typical problems and also their
solutions. Please check them before calling your DVR dealer.
‧ FAQ (Frequently ask question)
Questions
No power
Solutions
Check power cord connection.
Confirm that there is power supplied from the outlet.
DVR is not working when pressing any button
You might be under “Key Lock” mode. Press any key and enter the password to exit
this mode.
HDD detection failed
Replace with another HDD for testing.
Replace with another HDD cable for testing.
Make sure HDD “Master”, “Slave” mode is correctly set.
Can’t detect your USB flash drive
Replace with another USB flash drive for testing.
Format the USB flash drive as FAT32 format and try again.
No live images
Confirm the camera is power supplied.
Check the setting of the camera lens.
Check the monitor’s video cable and connection.
Check the camera’s video cable and connection.
B/W or flashing live images
Make sure the DVR video system conforms with your local system as follows:
4. Turn off the DVR.
5. Connect your camera(s) to the DVR and power supply, and turn on the DVR
again. The DVR will automatically detect the video system (NTSC/ PAL) in
your region.
No recorded video
Check if the HDD is installed and connected properly.
Check the “MANUAL RECORD ENABLE” is set to “ON” , and the record function in
the “CAMERA” menu is set to “ON” too.
Timer recording is not working
Check if “TIMER RECORD ENABLE” option is set to “ON” and the timer schedule
has been arranged.
Motion detection recording is not working
Check if “EVENT RECORD ENABLE” option is set to “ON”.
Check the detection function “DET” is set to “ON”.
Check the detection area “AREA” has been setup.
Can’t play the recorded data on my DVR
There must be at least 8192 images of recorded data for playback to work properly.
If not, your DVR will stop the playback.
For example, if the IPS is set to 30, the recording time should be at least 273
seconds (8192 images / 30 IPS) for the playback to work properly.
Can’t backup the video with audio
Make sure the audio cameras are connected to the DVR channels which support
the audio function (CH1, CH2, CH3 and CH4).
Can’t view the DVR images over the network
with IE web browser
Check the DVR firmware version.
Failed to backup the recorded files of the DVR
from remote PC side.
(For details, please see “Network Backup” at
page 37.)
You need to be a supervisor to operate this function. For details, please see
“Account” at page 43.
Please choose to allow the web browser ActiveX or applet in the pop-out message.
Check if the network connection information is correct (IP Address / Port / User
Name / Password).
Specify the hard disk (HDD Number) and channel number (Channel) within which
have the recorded data you need.
Failed to upgrade the firmware / OSD file
Check the USB flash drive is formatted to FAT32.
Check the firmware / OSD file is correct.
Can’t use the IR remote control
Check whether if the batteries are installed or not.
Aim at the IR receiving zone and try again.
Check the lock button on the DVR front panel is switched to the right position.
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APPENDIX 6 DEFAULT VALUE
APPENDIX 6 DEFAULT VALUE
‧ Default Value
Items
Default Value
‧ DVR Side:
ADMIN Password
0000
Channel Title Display
ON
Event Status Display
ON
Image Size
CIF
Image Quality
BEST
Image Per Second (IPS)
120 (NTSC) / 100 (PAL)
Record Timer
OFF
Detection Timer
OFF
Date Format
Y/M/D
Daylight Saving
OFF
Camera – BRIG (Brightness)
128
Camera – CONT (Contrast)
098
Camera – SATU (Saturation)
128
Camera – HUE
128
Camera – COV (Covert Screen)
OFF
Camera – REC
ON
Detection
OFF
Detection - LS
07
Detection - SS
03
Detection - TS
02
Detection - RE
10
Detection - Alarm
OFF
Alert Buzzer
ON
Alert Buzzer Duration
5 seconds
Network - IP Address
192.168.1.10
Port
80
De-interlace
ON
Quad Dwell Duration
3 seconds
Full Screen Dwell Duration
3 seconds
Manual/ Event/ Timer Record
ON
Event Record IPS
120 (NTSC) / 100 (PAL)
Timer Record IPS
120 (NTSC) / 100 (PAL)
Pre-alarm Record
ON
Serial Type
RS485
Baud Rate
2400
Host ID
0
Auto Keylock (SEC)
30
Language
‧ AP Side:
English (Multi-lingual OSD selectable)
User Name
admin
Password
admin
Port
80
IP Address
192.168.1.10
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