Messoa NVR208-025 User manual

Messoa NVR208-025 User manual

Network Video Recorder

NVR203-004

NVR203-008

NVR203-004P

NVR203-008P

NVR206-016

NVR208-025

User

Manual

201508 A3

Regulatory Information

FCC compliance: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

FCC Conditions This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

● This device may not cause harmful interference.

● This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Attention! This is a class A product which may cause radio interference in domestic environment; in this case, the user may be urged to take adequate measures.

Safety Precautions

● To reduce risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.

● Do not place the appliance near to heaters, other heat sources or under direct solar irradiation.

● Make sure the ventilation slot on the appliance is not covered during operating.

● To prevent risk of electric shock, connect only to a proper earth grounded outlet. Do not operate appliance other none specified power supplies.

● Do not attempt to modify or use the supplied AC power cord if it is not the exact type and rating required.

● Do not attempt to disassemble the appliance. Contact qualified service personnel for maintenance.

● Handle the appliance with care. Do not strike or shake, which may damage the appliance.

Notice

Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

1.1 Features

1.2 Product Specification

1.3 Front Panel

1.4 Rear Panel

1.5 Remote Control (Optional)

1.6 Packing Detail and Installation

1.6.1 Packing

1.6.2 Hard Disk Installation

2 General Operation

2.1. Login

2.2 Add IP Cameras to NVR

2.2.1 Wizard-Full Auto Install Mode (Plug and Play)

2.2.2 Wizard-Manual Install Mode

2.2.3 Manual Install

2.2.4 IP Camera Discovery

2.2.5 Manually Add Camera by Stream Server

2.2.6 Manually Add ONVIF IP Camera

2.3 Edit Cameras

2.4 Delete Cameras

2.5 Live Viewing

2.5.1 Basic Operation

3 Search (Playback) Operation

3.1 Playback Basic Operation

3.2 Calendar

3.3 Playback Operation

3.3.1 Search by Time

3.3.2 Search by Channel

3.3.3 Search by Event

3.4 Playback Operation

4 Recording

4.1 Schedule Recording Settings

4.2 Record Settings

5 PTZ Control

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6 Export (Backup) Video

6.1 Export Video

7 Export Player

7.1 Player Installation

7.2 Starting the Player Program and Viewing exported video file

8 Main Menu Operations

8.1 Camera

8.1.1 Camera Settings

8.2 Network

8.2.1 Network Settings

8.2.2 Network Service

8.2.3 Notification

8.3 Alarm Settings

8.3.1 Alarm Input Settings

8.3.2 Exception Management

8.4 System Settings

8.4.1 Device Setting

8.4.2 User Settings

8.4.3 Date/Time Settings

8.4.4 Display

8.4.5 Disk

8.4.6 Miscellaneous

8.4.7 Configuration

8.5 Information

8.5.1 Information

8.5.2. Log

9 Web Viewer Operation

9.1 Connecting to NVR

9.2 Login

9.3 Remote Live View

9.4 Remote Search and Playback

9.4.1 Search by Time

9.4.2 Search by Channel

9.4.3 Search by Event

9.4.4 Web Viewer Playback Operation

9.4.5 Web Viewer Setup Menu

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9.4.6 Remote Export

9.4.7 Remote PTZ Control

9.4.8 Remote Snapshot

9.4.9 Remote Digital Zoom

9.4.10 Remote Keep Aspect Ratio

10 CMS Pro (Central Management Software)

10.1 Begin Installation

10.2 Start CMS Pro from the PC

10.3 CMS Pro UI Overview

10.4 Login

10.5 Add NVRs to CMS Pro

10.5.1 Add Device

10.5.2 Remove or Edit or configure device setting

10.5.3 CMS Pro Group Video

10.6 Live Video

10.7 Playback Video

10.7.1 Search for Playback Videos

10.7.2 Search operation

10.8 CMS Playback Operation

10.9 CMS Export

10.10 Using eMap

10.11 Using PTZ Configuration

10.12 Multiple Monitor Support

10.13 CMS System

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1 Introduction

The standalone 4/8/16/25CH Network Video Recorder NVR203-004/008/004P/008P, NVR206-016 and NVR208-025 can operate independently with local live monitoring, recording, playback and local configuration. It supports up to H.264 High

Profile decoding. The high-efficiency NVR can perform up to 4/8/16/25 Full HD recording with multiple recording modes, including continuous, scheduled, alarm and motion recording.

1.1 Features

Plug-and-Play installation

It provides users with automatic installation to reduce the redundancy in operation and maintenance costs.

Local operations and configurations

With local operations and configuration technology, the complicated network configurations are able to perform locally.

High Resolution local display

It supports live and playback directly from HDMI or VGA monitors. It supports HDMI interface which is able to connect to

HDMI monitor or TV in full HD (1920x 1080) resolution.

Linux-embedded, highly reliable standalone NVR.

Record up to 4/8/16/25 channel Full HD video input.

Video search by date and time, event and channel: It supports convenient video search by date and time, event and channel on the local playback interface.

Digital watermark

It provides the digital watermark utility to verify whether the videos are original or not.

Digital zoom for live and playback .

Mobile apps

Android, iPhone and iPad.

CMS

It provides with free bundle CMS to manage 16 NVR devices. Live monitoring with maximum 36 channels simultaneously

and one device playback.

Support 2 internal SATA HDDs, up to 8TB for NVR203-004P/008P; 3 internal SATA HDDs, up to 12TB for NVR203-

004/008; 6 internal SATA HDDs, up to 24TB for NVR206-016; 8 internal SATA HDDs, up to 32TB for NVR208-025

Convenient Control of PTZ cameras

It supports PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) cameras to adjust directly from the NVR and they can be viewed on the local display.

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1.2 Product Specification

NVR203-004/008

System

IP Camera Inputs

Operating System

Operations

Control Mode

Camera Compliant

Video

Compression

Resolution

Audio

Input

Output

Audio Recording

Display

Display mode

Output

Sequence

OSD

Remote View

Remote Client

Mobile Viewing on Smartphone/Tablet PC

Remote Live View

Recording

Recording Mode

Recording Capability

Pre Recording

Post Recording

Playback & Backup

Display mode

Playback capability

Playback control

Search Control

Export

Internal Storage*

Network

Support

Ethernet

I/O

USB

Alarm

RS485

Security

Watermark

User Privilege

Environmental

Power Supply

Power Consumption (Max.)

Dimension

Temperature

* SATA HDD not included.

** The specifications are subject to change without any notice.

NVR203-004 NVR203-008

4 channels

Embedded Linux

8 channels

Live, Recording, Playback, Backup & Remote access

USB mouse, Webpage, CMS

MESSOA IP Cameras, ONVIF, RTSP

H.264 HP/MP/BP

Up to 1080P(1920x1080)

1 x RCA

1 x RCA

Yes

Full screen/Multi-screen/PIP/Sequence

1x HDMI(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz),1xVGA(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz)

Yes

GUI

Yes, Via IE Web Viewer, CMS(up to 16 NVR devices)

Yes(iOS & Android)

Max. 32 channel transmission

Continuous, scheduled, alarm, motion

Up to 120 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

5 seconds

0~255

Up to 240 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

Full screen/Multi-screen up to 4 channel simultaneous playback up to 8 channel simultaneous playback

Play/Pause/Step/Fast forward/Rewind/Fast rewind

By Channel, Date/Time, Events

Through USB/Webpage/CMS

Up to 3 x SATA HDDs

TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPoE, UDP, SSL, RTP, RTSP, NTP

1x10/100Mbps(WAN), 1x10/100/1000Mbps(LAN)

2; For backup device and mouse control

4 Alarm in/ 1 Alarm out

1; Support Pelco D, Pelco P

8 Alarm in/ 2 Alarm out

Yes

3 Levels of User Access Support

Input: AC100~240V, 50 / 60 Hz

Output: DC12V / 7.5A

76W

355(W) x 72(H) x 264(D) mm

0°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)

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NVR203-004P/008P

System

IP Camera Inputs

Operating System

Operations

Control Mode

Camera Compliant

Video

Compression

Resolution

Audio

Input

Output

Audio Recording

Display

Display mode

Output

Sequence

OSD

Remote View

Remote View

Mobile Viewing on Smartphone/Tablet PC

Remote Live View

Recording

Recording Mode

Recording Capability

Pre Recording

Post Recording

Playback & Backup

Display mode

Playback capability

Playback control

Search Control

Export

Internal Storage*

Network

Support

Ethernet

PoE

Standards

Max. PoE Output per Port

Total PoE Budget

I/O

USB

Alarm

RS485

Security

Watermark

User Privilege

Environmental

Power Supply

Power Consumption (Max.)

Dimension

Temperature

* SATA HDD not included.

** The specifications are subject to change without any notice.

NVR203-004P

4 channels

Embedded Linux

USB mouse, Webpage, CMS

MESSOA IP Cameras, ONVIF, RTSP

H.264 HP/MP/BP

Up to 1080P(1920x1080)

1 x RCA

1 x RCA

Yes

Full screen/Multi-screen/PIP/Sequence

Yes

GUI

Yes(iOS & Android)

Max. 32 channel transmission

Continuous, scheduled, alarm, motion

Up to 120 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

5 seconds

0~255

Up to 240 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

Full screen/Multi-screen up to 4 channel simultaneous playback up to 8 channel simultaneous playback

Play/Pause/Step/Fast forward/Rewind/Fast rewind

By Camera, Date/Time, Events

Through USB/Webpage/CMS

Up to 2 x SATA HDDs

2; For backup device and mouse control

4 Alarm in, 1 Alarm out

1; Support Pelco D, Pelco P

Yes

3 Levels of User Access Support

NVR203-008P

8 channels

Live, Recording, Playback, Backup & Remote access

Up to 3MP(2048x1536)

1x HDMI(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz),1xVGA(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz)

Yes, Via IE Web Viewer, CMS(up to 16 NVR devices)

TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPoE, UDP, SSL, RTP, RTSP, NTP

1x10/100Mbps(WAN); 1-4 port,

10/100Mbps with PoE

IEEE 802.3af

15W

60W

1x10/100Mbps(WAN); 1-8 port,

10/100Mbps with PoE

Input: AC100~240V, 50 / 60 Hz

Output: DC12V(NVR), DC48V(PoE switch)

Mainboard: 48W

PoE device: 60W

355(W) x 72(H) x 264(D) mm ± 5mm

0°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)

Mainboard: 55W

PoE device: 60W

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NVR206-016

System

IP Camera Inputs

Operating System

Operations

Control Mode

Video

Compression

Resolution

Audio

Input

Output

Audio Recording

Display

Display mode

Output

Sequence

OSD

Remote View

Remote Client

Mobile Viewing on Smartphone/Tablet PC

Remote Live View

Recording

Recording Mode

Recording Capability

Pre Recording

Post Recording

Playback & Backup

Display mode

Playback capability

Playback control

Search Control

Export

Internal Storage*

Network

Support

Ethernet

I/O

USB

Alarm

RS485

Security

Watermark

User Privilege

Environmental

Power Supply

Power Consumption (Max.)

Dimension

Temperature

* SATA HDD not included.

** The specifications are subject to change without any notice.

NVR206-016

16 channels

Embedded Linux

Live, Recording, Playback, Backup & Remote access

USB mouse, IR remote control, Webpage, CMS

H.264 HP/MP/BP

Up to 5MP(2592x1944)

1 x RCA

1 x RCA

Yes

Full screen/Multi-screen/PIP/Sequence

1x HDMI(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz),1xVGA(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz)

Yes

GUI

Yes, Via IE Web Viewer, CMS(up to 16 NVR devices)

Yes(iOS & Android)

Max. 64 channel transmission

Continuous, scheduled, alarm, motion

Up to 480 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

5 seconds

0~255

Full screen/Multi-screen up to 16 channel simultaneous playback

Play/Pause/Step/Fast forward/Rewind/Fast rewind

By Camera, Date/Time, Events

Through USB/Webpage/CMS

Up to 6 x SATA HDDs

TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPoE, UDP, SSL, RTP, RTSP, NTP

2x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ-45 ethernet port (WAN & LAN)

4; For backup device and mouse control

16 Alarm in, 4 Alarm out

1; Support Pelco D, Pelco P

Yes

3 Levels of User Access Support

Input: AC100~240V, 50 / 60 Hz

148W

430(W) x 66(H) x 380(D) mm ± 5mm

0°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)

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NVR208-025

System

IP Camera Inputs

Operating System

Operations

Control Mode

Camera Compliant

Video

Compression

Resolution

Audio

Input

Output

Audio Recording

Display

Display Mode

Output

Sequence

OSD

Remote View

Remote View

Mobile Viewing on Smartphone/Tablet PC

Remote Live View

Recording

Recording Mode

Recording Capability

Pre Recording

Post Recording

Playback & Backup

Display Mode

Playback Capability

Playback Control

Search Control

Export

Internal Storage*

External Storage*

Network

Support

Ethernet

I/O

USB

Alarm

RS485

Security

Watermark

User Privilege

Environmental

Power Supply

Power Consumption (Max.)

Dimensions

Temperature

* SATA HDD not included.

** The specifications are subject to change without any notice.

NVR208-025

25 channels

Embedded Linux

Live, Recording, Playback, Backup & Remote access

USB mouse, Webpage, CMS

MESSOA IP Cameras, ONVIF, RTSP

H.264 HP/MP/BP

Up to 5MP(2592x1944)

1 x RCA

1 x RCA

Yes

Full screen/Multi-screen/PIP/Sequence

1x HDMI(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz),1xVGA(up to 1920x1080, 60Hz)

Yes

GUI

Yes, Via IE Web Viewer, CMS(up to 16 NVR devices)

Yes(iOS & Android)

Max. 64 channel transmission

Continuous, scheduled, alarm, motion

Up to 750 fps at Full HD(1920x1080)

5 seconds

0~255

Full screen/Multi-screen up to 25 channel simultaneous playback

Play/Pause/Step/Fast forward/Rewind/Fast rewind

By Camera, Date/Time, Events

Through USB/Webpage/CMS

Up to 8 x SATA HDDs

1 x eSATA Port

TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPoE, UDP, SSL, RTP, RTSP, NTP

2x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ-45 ethernet port (WAN & LAN)

4; For backup device and mouse control

16 Alarm in, 4 Alarm out

1; Support Pelco D, Pelco P

Yes

3 Levels of User Access Support

Input: AC100~240V, 50 / 60 Hz

148W

438(W) x 88(H) x 417(D) mm ± 5 mm

0°C ~ 40°C (50°F ~ 104°F)

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1.3 Front Panel

NVR203-004/008 Front Panel

NVR203-004P/008P Front Panel

1 2 3

NVR206-016 Front Panel

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1. Power button: Power On/Off NVR.

2. IR receiver: Receiver for IR remote.

3. Status indicators:

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: HDD Indicator turns on when system is accessing hard disk

: Alarm indicator turns on when alarm is detected.

: Exception indicator turns on when system exception alert is detected, such as disk full, disk error, no disk, network

disconnect, illegal login, disk over temperature, fan fail, network fail, power loss and IP conflict.

: Rec indicator turns on when NVR is recording.

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: WAN indicator turns on when NVR is connecting to WAN port.

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: LAN indicator turns on when IP Camera is connecting to LAN port.

4. CH1~CH8 /CH1~CH16: Indicators turn on when the video is connected to the system.

5. USB port: USB port for connecting devices, such as USB mouse or USB flash device.

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NVR208-025 Front Panel

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1. Power button: Power On/Off NVR.

2. IR receiver: Receiver for IR remote.

3. Status indicators:

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: HDD Indicator turns on when system is accessing hard disk.

: Alarm indicator turns on when alarm is detected.

: Exception indicator turns on when system exception alert is detected, such as disk full, disk error, no disk, network disconnect, illegal login, disk over temperature, fan fail, network fail, power loss and IP conflict.

: Rec indicator turns on when NVR is recording.

: WAN indicator turns on when NVR is connecting to WAN port.

: LAN indicator turns on when NVR is connecting to LAN port.

4. CH1~CH25: Indicators turn on when the video is connected to the system.

5. USB port: USB port for connecting devices, such as USB mouse or USB flash device.

6. Hard disk status indicators: Indicators turns on when the hard disk is connected.

7. Lock: To lock the front panel.

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1.4 Rear Panel

The rear panel connectors for NVR203-004/008 is:

1. Audio In: Connect the microphone or camera audio input device to the audio input connector.

2. Audio Out: Connect a speaker or other audio output device to the audio output connector.

3. VGA: Connect a VGA monitor to the VGA output connector.

4. HDMI: Connect a HDMI monitor to the HDMI output connector.

5. LAN: Connect hub with IP cameras via RJ-45 network cable.

6. WAN: Connect NVR to Internet via a RJ-45 network cable.

7. RS485 socket: For RS485 PTZ control.

8. Alarm In: Connect to 4 or 8 alarm inputs to the alarm input connectors.

9. Alarm Out: N.C or N.O type alarm signal out.

10. Power: Plug the DC12V power source into the power socket.

The rear panel connectors for NVR203-004P is:

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1. Monitor 2: Connect a VGA monitor to the Monitor 2 output.

2. Alarm in/ Out: Connect 4 alarm inputs to the alarm connectors. Alarm Out: N.C. or N.O type alarm signal out.

RS485 socket: For RS485 PTZ control.

3. Audio In: Connect the microphone or camera audio output to the audio input connector.

4. Audio Out: Connect a speaker or other audio output device to the audio output connector.

5. Monitor 1: Connect a HDMI monitor to the Monitor 1 output connector.

6. WAN: Connect NVR to Internet via a RJ-45 network cable.

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7. LAN 1 ~ 4: Connect IP camera to the same LAN as the NVR. Connect IP camera to PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports.

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8. DC 48V: Plug the DC 48V source into DC 48V port to power the main unit.

9. DC 12V: Plug the DC 12V source into DC 12V port to power the IP cameras.

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The rear panel connectors for NVR203-008P is:

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1. Monitor 2: Connect a VGA monitor to the Monitor 2 output.

2. Alarm in/ Out: Connect 4 alarm inputs to the alarm connectors. Alarm Out: N.C. or N.O type alarm signal out.

RS485 socket: For RS485 PTZ control.

3. Audio In: Connect the microphone or camera audio output to the audio input connector.

4. Audio Out: Connect a speaker or other audio output device to the audio output connector.

5. Monitor 1: Connect a HDMI monitor to the Monitor 1 output connector.

6. WAN: Connect NVR to Internet via a RJ-45 network cable.

7. LAN 1 ~ 8: Connect IP camera to the same LAN as the NVR. Connect IP camera to PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports.

8. Plug the DC 48V source into DC 48V port to power the main unit.

9. Plug the DC 12V source into DC 12V port to power the IP cameras.

The rear panel connectors for NVR206-016 is:

1. Power: Plug the power cord into the power socket.

2. Alarm Out: N.C or N.O type alarm signal out.

3. Alarm In: Connect to 16 alarm inputs to the alarm input connectors.

4. RS485 socket: For RS485 PTZ control.

5. Audio Out: Connect a speaker or other audio output device to the audio output connector.

6. Audio In: Connect the microphone or camera audio input to the audio input connector.

7. HDMI: Connect a HDMI monitor to the HDMI output connector.

8. VGA: Connect a VGA monitor to the VGA output connector.

9. LAN: Connect hub with IP cameras via RJ-45 network cable.

10. WAN: Connect NVR to Internet via a RJ-45 network cable.

11. USB port: USB port for connecting devices, such as USB mouse or USB flash device.

12. Ext. IR: Connect IR extension cable to Ext. IR port to increase the range of an infrared signal.

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The rear panel connectors for NVR208-025 is:

1. Power: Plug the power cord into the power socket.

2. Alarm Out: N.C or N.O type alarm signal out.

3. Alarm In: Connect to 16 alarm inputs to the alarm input connectors.

4. RS485 socket: For RS485 PTZ control.

5. Audio Out: Connect a speaker or other audio output device to the audio output connector.

6. Audio In: Connect the microphone or camera audio output to the audio input connector.

7. HDMI: Connect a HDMI monitor to the HDMI output connector.

8. VGA: Connect a VGA monitor to the VGA output connector.

9. LAN: Connect hub with IP cameras via RJ-45 network cable.

10. WAN: Connect NVR to Internet via a RJ-45 network cable.

11. USB port: USB port for connecting devices, such as USB mouse or USB flash device.

12. Ext. IR: Connect IR extension cable to Ext. IR port to increase the range of an infrared signal.

13. eSATA: For connecting to external SATA HDD or disk array.

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Alarm Input / Output Connection

The alarm input/output interface of the NVR is shown below.

Connect the alarm inputs

Configure the alarm inputs as N/O or N/C in the NVR UI system.

Each (alarm) input line can be switched by a contact from external devices. Wire them as either Normally Open or Normally

Closed.

Specifications

Alarm input impedence: Internal pull-up 10 K to +5 VInput voltage range: 0 VDC minimum to 12 VDC maximum

Input voltage threshold: low voltage 0.5 V maximum, high voltage 2 V minimum

Connect the alarm outputs

Configure the alarm outputs as N/O or N/C in the NVR UI system.

The 2 alarm output relays are responding to input alarms and triggers. Do not exceed 24 Vdc, 500 mA (continuous), or 10 VA on an alarm output relay's contacts.

Specifications

Switching current (resistive): 500 mA maximum

Switching voltage (resistive): 24 VDC maximum

Cable cross section: AWG 26-16 (0.13-1.5 mm2)

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1.5 Remote Control (Optional)

The NVR can be operated through the remote controller. The remote control operation is showing in below figure. Batteries

(2xAAA) must be installed before operating.

1. ID Button: Press ID button + number key to switch to the NVR

that user would like to control. Press a number between 1 and

9 corresponding to the unit ID user wish to control. The user ID

must be set in the device before operating.

2. Export Button: Enable/disable Export menu.

3. F1/F2 Button: Reserved.

4. ACK Button: Alarm acknowledged.

5. Alphanumeric Buttons

6. Display Button: Press to switch the display mode.

7. Sequence Button: Press to enable/disable sequence display

mode.

8. Zoom Button: For digital zoom in/out operation under digital

zoom mode. Or for zoom in/out control under PTZ mode.

9. Focus Button: For focus control under PTZ mode.

10. PTZ Button: To enable/disable PTZ control menu.

11. Direction/Enter Button: The Direction buttons are used to

navigate the focus display windows or select items in the

menu.The Enter button is used to confirm the selection.

12. Search Button: To enable/disable playback mode.

13. Menu Button: To enable/disable configuration menu.

14. Playback Control Buttons: Same as playback operation on

playback mode.

15. PTZ control Buttons: Same as PTZ control operation on PTZ

mode.

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1.6 Packing Detail and Installation

1.6.1 Packing

NVR203-004/008 packing includes the below.

The package contains the following items:

● Network video recorder x 1

● IR remote control x 1 (optional)

● Quick Install Guide x1

● Power adapter x 1

● Power cord x 1

● Alarm terminal block x 4

● SATA connection cable x 3

● Hard disk mounting bracket x 6

● Screws for mounting bracket x 15

● Screws for mounting hard disk x 15

NVR206-016 packing includes the below.

The package contains the following items:

● Network video recorder x 1

● IR remote control x 1 (optional)

● 19” rack mount bracket x2 (optional)

● Quick Install Guide x1

● Power cord x1

● Alarm terminal block 10P x 2

● Alarm terminal block 6P x 2

● SATA connection cable x 6

● Hard disk mounting bracket x 6

● Screws for mounting bracket x 15

● Screws for mounting hard disk x 28

NVR203-004P/008P packing includes the below.

The package contains the following items:

● Network video recorder x 1

● IR remote control x 1 (optional)

● Quick Install Guide x1

● Power adapter x 1

● Power cord x 1

● Alarm terminal block x 4

● SATA connection cable x 3

● Hard disk mounting bracket x 6

● Screws for mounting bracket x 15

● Screws for mounting hard disk x 15

NVR208-025 packing includes the below.

The package contains the following items:

● Network video recorder x 1

● IR remote control x 1 (optional)

● Quick Installation Guide x 1

● Power cord x 1

● Alarm terminal block 10P x 2

● Alarm terminal block 6P x 2

● Hard drive tray x 8

● Screws for hard drive x 40

● Rack mount bracket x 2

● Screws for rack mount bracket x 10

● Key x 2

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1.6.2 Hard Disk Installation

Hard disk installation s teps for NVR203-004/008/004P/008P and NVR206-016 .

Follow the steps to install or replace the hard disk:

Step 1. Take out the screws on the back panel of the unit.

Step 2. Slide opens the top cover.

Step 3. Use the HDD mounting screws attached in the accessory pack to fix the mounting brackets to the both sides of hard drive.

(For NVR206-016, each set of harddisk brackets can mount 2 harddisks.)

For NVR203-004/008/004P/008P

Screw holes for second hard disk

Screw holes for first hard disk

For NVR206-016

Step 4. Connect SATA & Power wire to Hard Disk and put it on right position of the case. Use the HDD mounting screws attached in the accessory pack to fix the hard drive with bracket firmly on to the chassis.

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Step 5. Connect the SATA cables and SATA power cable to the SATA connectors on the main board and HDDs.

The HDD SATA connectors on the mainboard for different mainboards are shown as below.

NVR203-004/008 NVR203-004P NVR203-008P NVR206-016

NVR203-004/008 NVR203-004P NVR203-008P NVR206-016

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Hard disk installation s teps for NVR208-025.

Follow the steps to install or replace the hard disk:

Step1. Unlock the front panel and remove the hard disk tray from the case.

Step2. Install the hard disk on to the tray and properly fix by the screws. Insert the hard disk tray firmly attach to the back connector.

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2 General Operation

2.1. Login

It is requested to login after boot up if the user authentication is enabled.

Click on the User Name and Password column to bring up the virtual keyboard to enter the default user account and password to login to the system.

The default user name/password is:

NOTE

Administrator user name/password: admin/admin

Operator user name/password: operator/operator

Guest user name/password: guest/guest

If Auto logout is enabled, the system will automatically logout after the preset time. To login to the system, left click on the mouse to bring up the login menu. The functions available can be limited by setting passwords. Access to the unit’s functions is determined by the user level of the user logged in.

Authority Instructions based on 3 levels of users

View live

OSD

Live Multiple-up

Zoom

Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ)

Playback

Export

Acknowledge Alarm

Configuration

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Administrator

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Operator

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Guest

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

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2.2 Add IP Cameras to NVR

There are 6 methods to add IP cameras to NVR. User can use full auto install mode (Refer to 2.2.1 Wizard-Full Auto Install

Mode), Wizard-manual install (Refer to 2.2.2 Wizard-Manual Install Mode), Manual Install (Refer to 2.2.3 Manual Install ),

Discovery (Refer to 2.2.4 IP Camera Discovery) or IP Camera Stream Server (Refer to 2.2.5 Manually Add IP camera by Stream

Server) or by Manually Add Camera by ONVIF(Refer to 2.2.6 Manually Add Camera by ONVIF).

2.2.1 Wizard-Full Auto Install Mode (Plug and Play)

When the first time connect IP cameras to the NVR, the NVR will pop up install wizard window. NVR provides plug and play feature if user install specific IP cameras in Full Auto Install mode. User just needs to click Full Auto Install and then the NVR will automatically configure IP address of a camera connected by LAN. The NVR will then detect the IP camera and display image soon.

The connection of the LAN port is for IP cameras. The connection of the WAN port is for the NVR to Internet.

Please click “Full Auto Install” and the NVR will automatically configure IP cameras connected by LAN. After few seconds, the

NVR will detect the IP cameras and display image.

NOTE

The connected IP cameras must be integrated IP cameras for NVR to perform plug and play feature.

NOTE

User can also go to Configuration->System->Device->Install Wizard->Go to bring up Install Wizard.

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2.2.2 Wizard-Manual Install Mode

If user would like to add IP camera manually in wizard, please follow the below steps.

Step 1. Click Manual Install and press Next to the next page.

Step 2. User can configure NVR device settings. User can change the device name, select the desired display language, enable or disable authentication or keep the recorded data in hard disk or not. After finish the device setting, please click

Next to the next page.

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Step 3. User can configure network settings for WAN and LAN.

● The connection of the LAN port is for IP cameras. The connection of the WAN port is for the NVR to Internet.

● The NVR provides the options for user to access to the NVR through DHCP, Fixed IP or PPPoE. Select the option user would

like to use to enable and configure the settings.

● When the LAN port of the NVR is connected to IP cameras, user can choose DHCP or Fixed IP to enable and configure the

settings.

● After finish the network settings, please press Next to the next page.

Step 4. User can configure Date/Time settings of the NVR. After finish the Date/Time settings, please press Apply to save user’s changes and proceed to the next step.

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Adjust Time : Click on the column and the Calendar will pop up on screen for user to adjust the system date and time.

Time Zone: Set the time zone that the NVR adjusts to when updating from the time server.

Date Format: Select date format from DD/MM/YYYY, MM/DD/YYYY or YYYY/MM/DD.

Time Format: Select time format between 12 Hours and 24 Hours.

NTP On/Off: To enable or disable system NTP synchronization.

Step 5. After press Apply button, the NVR will save those parameters and start to scan the LAN environment to search for the specific IP cameras.

Step 6. After NVR gets the specific IP cameras, it will display the IP camera list. User can click Add button

IP camera into desired channel.

to add

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Step 7. After adding IP cameras into NVR, NVR will start to configure the parameters of the IP cameras.

Step 8. When NVR finish the configuration of the IP cameras, it will pop up the success message and IP camera also successfully add into NVR.

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2.2.3 Manual Install

User can add IP cameras manually in Camera-Settings menu by following the below steps.

Step 1. Please click Manual Install button to add IP camera.

Step 2. After click Manual Install button, NVR will pop up the below screen. Please select IP camera brand name, model name,IP address, manage port, user name, password, and stream profile. After finish the settings, please select this IP camera to the desired channel and click Apply to save the parameters and proceed to the next step.

Note

In order to add IP camera successfully to NVR, NVR manage port number must be the same as IP camera http port number.

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Step 3. When the IP camera is installed successfully, NVR will pop up the success message.

2.2.4 IP Camera Discovery

Click “Discovery” button to start search IP cameras(s) connected in the same network segment of NVR.

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After NVR finish scanning, user will see the list of every connected IP cameras with its detailed information, MAC address and connection status to the NVR.

User can add the IP camera into the desired channel.

2.2.5 Manually Add Camera by Stream Server

User can add IP camera to NVR by input IP camera’s RTSP URL in main profile and sub profile, user name and password.

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2.2.6 Manually Add ONVIF IP Camera

User can add ONVIF IP camera to NVR by ONVIF protocol. Select brand name as ONVIF, input ONVIF IP camera’s IP address, manage port number, user name and password. Click Probe to search this specific IP camera to add IP camera into NVR.

2.3 Edit Cameras

Click to edit cameras. Configure the connection and video profile information as needed.

2.4 Delete Cameras

Click to delete the camera.

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2.5 Live Viewing

2.5.1 Basic Operation

The NVR will enter into the Live View mode after user login to the system.

Use mouse to double click on any video channel to bring it up to full screen display.

(A)

(B) (C)

(D)

The basic operation icons are showing on the main screen, the functions are:

(A) System indicators, Channel selection and Audio output selection

The system indicator is showing general system status for each input channel.

(2) (1) (3)

(1) The color of the button stands for the status for each channel as listed:

White – Normal, the camera input is installed and enabled.

Grey – The video input is disabled.

Red – Video Lost or Motion or Alarm triggered.

(2) Recording status indicator

Red – Recording

Grey – Not Recording

(3) Audio output selection

Click on the Audio icon on the channel user would like to display, the audio output will switch to the selected channel.

(4) To switch channel in the display window, move the focus channel to the selected window, click on the channel button

user wish to display, the channel will be switched.

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(B) Display mode control :

Single view display mode

PIP display mode

Quad display mode (1~7 )

3x3 display mode (1~3)

4x4 display mode (1~2)

5x5 display mode

Sequence display mode

Show/Hide OSD

Switch display to full screen display mode

(C) Function Control

Alarm acknowledge, click to disable buzzer when alarm is triggered

Click to enable/disable Setup menu

Click to bring up Export menu

Click to switch to search and playback mode

Under full screen mode, click the button to enable Digital Zoom function.

Right click on the mouse to drag on the screen to zoom in the selected area.

Click to bring up the PTZ control panel

Click to Logout from the current user’s privilege.

(D) Current date time: It indicates the current system time.

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3 Search (Playback) Operation

3.1 Playback Basic Operation

To search and playback the video, click Playback button on the main page to switch to playback mode as show below.

The display mode controls are the same as under Live View mode.

The function controls are as below:

Click to bring up the Export menu

Under full screen mode, click to enable Digital Zoom function.

Right click on the mouse to drag on the screen to zoom in the selected area.

Click to switch to live view mode

Show/Hide OSD

Note

Click the display icons simultaneously.

to playback multiple channels

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3.2 Calendar

The calendar on the screen shows the recorded data contains in the hard drives. The date highlighted in orange means there’s recorded data of the date in the hard drives. The red highlighted date indicates the current search date. Click on the calendar to select the date user would like to search.

3.3 Playback Operation

The recorded file list is showing in the column below, the files can be searched by Time, Channel and Event. Select the search type and the results will show in the list below. Double click on the selected file then the video will start to play on the display window.

3.3.1 Search by Time

Select Time Search, all the video files of the selected date will be shown in the list. Each file contains maximum 60 minutes of the video. Select the time range user would like to view and double click the item to start to play on the display window.

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3.3.2 Search by Channel

Select the channel that user would like search. All the event video files of the selected date and channel will be shown in the list. Select the event video user would like to view and double click the item to start to play on the display window.

3.3.3 Search by Event

The system provides the option to search the video by each event type and channel. All the event video files of the selected event type and channel will be shown in the list. Select the event video user would like to view and double click the item to start to play on the display window.

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3.4 Playback Operation

Please refer to the below for the playback control function:

The progress bar shows the current playback status and timeline. Drag the time indicator on the progress bar to move to the selected timeline to playback.

On the time bar, it also indicates the initial and end time of the current playback section.

Click to playback video.

Click to pause video.

Click to reverse playback.

Click to switch to fast forward playback, use

and x8.

and to adjust playback Speed, in x0.25, x0.5, x1, x2, x4

Pause the video and click the button to step forward playback.

Click to fast forward to the next section.

Click to switch to fast reverse playback, use and to adjust playback speed, in x1, x2, and x4 and x8.

Pause the video and click the button to step reverse playback.

Click to fast backward to the previous section.

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4 Recording

NVR is set to continually record once the system startup. NVR supports the following recording mode.

Continuous recording: By default, all channels are enabled with continuous recording.

Event recording: NVR can be configured to record event only when motion or video loss or alarm is detected. When motion of IP camera is detected, the motion icon (M) appears in the channel and NVR will start to record. When video loss of IP camera occurs, the Video loss icon (V) appears in the channel and NVR will start to record. When external alarm device is triggered, the alarm icon (A) appears in the channel and NVR will start to record.

4.1 Schedule Recording Settings

In the Camera-Schedule sub menu, user can define the recording schedule and recording behavior for each individual channel in the below page.

● To setup schedule, select the channel from the left column, the recording option for the channel will be shown in the right column.

● Click on the day(Sun ~ Sat) user would like to set schedule, check in the column to enable the timelines and select the recording behaviors. User can configure multiple timelines for each day.

● Click Day Copy to select the day user would like to copy to.

● Click CH Copy to allow user to copy the settings of the whole week from one channel to other channels.

● Click Apply to save the changes.

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4.2 Record Settings

In the Camera-Record sub menu, user can define the recording behavior in the record setup menu. Each channel can be configured independently.

Click on the selected channel to bring up the setup page.

Record Audio

Enable or Disable the audio recording.

Pre-event

Set the pre-event recoding duration. The maximum pre-recording

duration is 5 seconds.

Post-event

Set the post-event recording duration.

• Click Apply to save the settings.

• Click Copy to copy the settings to other channels.

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5 PTZ Control

Click on the PTZ button to enable the PTZ control panel as shown below.

The PTZ control will apply the PTZ command to the current focus camera channel if it’s connected to a PTZ device which includes RS485 PTZ device or Network PTZ device.

The functions are:

8 way pan/tilt control

To pan/tilt the PTZ device to up/down/left/right/up right /up left /down right / down left.

Speed

There are five levels of speed (Lowest/Low/Normal/High/Highest) can be applied when press the pan/tilt control.

Set

To save the current PTZ position as it’s internal preset position.

Go

Go to the preset position

Quick Preset 1–10

The quick button to go to the preset positions.

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6 Export (Backup) Video

To export the video from NVR hard disk to external USB drive device or self-powered USB external hard drive.

6.1 Export Video

1. Insert a USB drive or USB external hard drive into NVR USB port.

2. Click Export button to bring up the Export menu shown as below. Export video files to external USB drive.

3. Select the video file by input the below data.

Start Time: Click on the date/time, the calendar will pop up on the screen for user to select the date and input the start time.

Record Duration: Input the data duration to be exported.

Channel: Select the channels to be exported.

The video files will be shown in the list. The total data size and available external storage size will be shown under the list.

User can assign the recording path by clicking the “ Open Folder” icon.

4. Click Start to execute the exporting process and wait for it complete.

User can view the exported video by the Export Player. Click Export Player to download to the USB drive if the user does not have the Player installed.To playback the exported file by using the steps in Chapter 7 export player.

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7 Export Player

The Export Player allows user to view video exported from the NVR or Web viewer on a PC (System operating platform:

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8).

7.1 Player Installation

The Export Player can be downloaded from NVR or Web Viewer.

On the NVR, insert the USB pen drive then start the Export page as shown below.

Click Export Player button and the system will automatically store the Player in the pen drive.

7.2 Starting the Player Program and Viewing exported video file

Double click on the Player.exe file to start the program.

The Player will be displayed as shown below:

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Click Open button to select the exported video file. Drag the files to the window that would like to playback.

The Player will automatically start to play the video.

Note

The Player is only PC compatible. User can playback exported .avs video files in 4-up screen. If user would

like to view .avi file, please convert .avs file to avi file by click AVI icon on the Player.

Video Player Operations

Single view display mode

Quad display mode

Keep video aspect ratio of exported video as 16:9 or 4:3

Under full screen mode, click to enable Digital Zoom function.

Right click on the mouse to drag on the screen to zoom in the selected area.

Click to take a snapshot of the selected video.

Click watermark icon to verify the video is authentic or not.

The progress bar shows the current playback status and timeline. Drag the time indicator on the progress bar to move to the selected timeline to playback.

Click to playback video

Click to pause video

Click to switch to fast forward playback, use

and x8.

Click to stop playback video

and to adjust playback speed, in x0.25, x0.5, x1, x2, x4

Click to enable or disable audio playback. Drag the slide bar to adjust the volume. When audio is on, the user

can move the focus window to the select the channel that would like to play.

Click to convert the video file of the selected channel to AVI format.

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8 Main Menu Operations

Click the Configuration button , the setup menu will be enable and shown as below. Please refer to below for the setup menu functions.

Note

By default the user name is admin and the password is admin.

8.1 Camera

The camera setup menu allows user to configure the behaviors related to the input video of IP cameras.

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8.1.1 Camera Settings

In the Camera-Settings sub menu, it displays the current IP camera information, including camera title, IP address, Auto-IP address and IP camera connecting status.

Click on the

Click on the

for detailed setup of each IP camera.

to delete IP camera.

8.1.1.1 Camera Basic Setting

In the Camera-Settings-Basic sub menu, user will see the IP camera basic information and user can configure stream profiles of the IP cameras from the NVR.

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To configure recording video quality setting

Camera title

Click on the column, the virtual keyboard will pop-up for user to input the camera title shown on the NVR.

Model Name

It indicates the model name of IP camera.

IP address

It indicates the IP address of the IP camera.

Auto-IP address

It indicates the Auto-IP address of the IP camera.

MAC address

It indicates the MAC address of the IP camera.

Manage Port

User can configure the port of the IP camera.

Note

User must configure NVR manage port number same as IP camera http port number.

User Name

User need to input the user name of the IP camera. The NVR will display the default IP camera user name. Once user make

the change of the user name of the IP camera, please input the new user name.

Password

User need to input the password of the IP camera. The NVR will display the default IP camera password. Once user make

the change of the password of the IP camera, please input the new password.

Stream Profiles

There are different stream profiles of the IP camera. User can select the desired stream profile as the recorded main profile

and sub profile. Click Apply to save the changes.

Main Profile

The resolution of the main profile reflects the stream profiles selection. User can configure Frame rate and Max Bitrate of

the IP camera from NVR.

Sub Profile

The resolution of the sub profile reflects the stream profiles selection. User can configure Frame rate and Max Bitrate of the

IP camera from NVR.

Note

Only for integrated IP cameras, user can make the changes of stream profiles, frame rate and max bit rate of IP cameras from this sub menu.

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8.1.1.2 Camera Advanced Setting

In the Camera-Settings-Advanced sub menu, user can configure image settings of integrated IP cameras from the NVR.

User can adjust video brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, mirror and flip of the IP cameras. Press Restore to back to the last parameter settings. Press Exit to back the previous page.

User can select Apply setting from camera and NVR will use camera current image parameters to apply to camera.

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8.1.1.3 Video Loss Handle Settings

In the Camera-Settings-Video Loss Handle sub menu, it allows user to define the system actions while there’s video loss triggered.

Buzzer

Select On to trigger buzzer when video loss is detected.

Trigger Alarm Out

The corresponding alarm output setting.

Send Email

Select On to send e-mail to the preset mail account when video loss is detected. For detailed setting information, please refer to “8.2.3.1 Notification”.

Send to Alarm Server

Select On to send alarm notification when video loss detected. For alarm server setting, please refer to “ 8.2.3.2 Alarm

Notification”.

Triggered Camera

The system allows user to trigger multiple cameras for event recording, select the cameras that would like to be triggered when video loss is detected.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.1.1.4 Motion Handle Settings

In the Camera-Settings-Motion Handle Settings sub menu, it allows user to define the system actions while there’s motion triggered.

Enabled

Select On to enable motion handle.

Buzzer

Select On to trigger buzzer when motion is detected.

Spot on Main Monitor

Select On to spot on main monitor when motion is detected.

Trigger Alarm Out

The corresponding alarm output setting.

Send Email

Select On to send e-mail to the preset mail account when motion is detected. For detailed setting information, please refer to “8.2.3.1 Notification”.

Send to Alarm Server

Select On to send alarm notification when motion is detected. For alarm server setting, please refer to “ 8.2.3.2 Alarm

Notification”.

Triggered Camera

The system allows user to trigger multiple cameras for event recording. Select the cameras that would like to be triggered

when motion is detected.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.1.1.5 PTZ settings

In the Camera-Settings-PTZ sub menu, it allows user to configure the settings if the NVR is connected to a RS485 PTZ camera or Network PTZ camera.

Enabled

Select On to enable PTZ control.

PTZ Type

It will display RS485 PTZ or Network PTZ. It depends on which PTZ type NVR connects.

PTZ Protocol

Select the correct PTZ protocol type. NVR support Pelco P and Pelco D protocols.

Baud Rate

Select the speed used to transmit instruction or information through the RS485 port on the NVR.

Data Bit

The data bit used for transferring. This can be set to 8 or 7 through RS485 connection.

Parity

This selects the transmission level of the connection through RS485 connection. Choose either None, Odd, or Even .

Stop Bit

This field is to set the stop bit for the RS485 connection. This can be set to 1 or 2.

Address

The address must set to the same address of RS485 PTZ camera.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2 Network

8.2.1 Network Settings

The Network function must be enabled and configured properly in order to access and configure the IP cameras and NVR.

8.2.1.1 WAN Settings

The NVR provides the options for users to access to the NVR through DHCP, Fixed IP or PPPoE. Select the option you would like to use to enable and configure the settings.

8.2.1.1.1 DHCP

If users have a DHCP server set in the network environment, select DHCP and the NVR will automatically obtain the IP address and other network setting showing as below.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2.1.1.2 Fixed IP

Select Fixed IP to enable and configure the fixed IP settings.

Enter the network information and click Apply to save the settings.

The WAN default Fixed IP is 192.168.2.10.

8.2.1.1.3 PPPoE

The NVR also allows users to use Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) service. Select PPPoE to enable and configure the settings.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2.1.2 LAN settings

The NVR provides the options for DHCP or Fixed IP in LAN environment. Select the option user would like to use to enable and configure the settings.

8.2.1.2.1 DHCP

If users have a DHCP server set in the network environment, select DHCP and the NVR will automatically obtain the IP address and other network setting showing as below.

Click Apply to save the settings.

8.2.1.2.2 Fixed IP

Select Fixed IP to enable and configure the fixed IP settings.

Enter the network information and click Apply to save the settings.

The LAN default Fixed IP is 192.168.1.10.

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8.2.1.3 DDNS

In the Network-Settings-DDNS sub menu, user can select DDNS provider to configure the Dynamic DNS.

To configure DDNS settings:

1. Enable Network-WAN setting. Ensure the WAN networking setting is properly configured and system is able to connect to

internet.

2. Select ON to enable DDNS

3. Enter the Domain Name.

4. Choose the user name and password.

5. Click Apply to save the settings.

The built-in DDNS allows user to enter messoa-ddns settings.

Prerequistes of messoa-ddns:

1. Enable Network-WAN setting. Ensure the WAN networking setting is properly configured and system is able to connect to internet. Please refer to 8.2.1.1 WAN Settings.

2. Select On to enable DDNS.

3. Input Built-in DDNS domain name.

4. Click Apply to save the settings.

5. If DDNS is applied successfully, it will pop up Success message. If DDNS account is not registered successfully, it will pop up Failed message. Once it pops up Failed message, user needs to check network setting to ensure NVR to internet without problem. Or users probably use the same domain name as others’ so please use another domain name to register

DDNS account to ensure the registration successfully.

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8.2.2 Network Service

8.2.2.1 Service

In the Network-Service-Service sub menu, user can enable/disable NTP Server and enable/disable UPnP.

NTP Server

User can enable NTP Server to make NVR as NTP Server. After enable NTP Server, IP camera can synchronize the date and

time with NVR.

UPnP

User can enable or disable UPnP on NVR. After enabled, the NVR connects to a network and NVR automatically establishes

working configurations with other devices.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2.2.2 DHCP Server

In the Network-Service-DHCP Server sub menu, user can select on to make NVR as DHCP Server.

● After enable DHCP Server, NVR is able to assign IP address to IP camera in the LAN environment. The range is from 0 ~ 255.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2.3 Notification

8.2.3.1 E-Mail Notification

In the Network-Notification-E-mail Notification sub menu, user is able to set the Email addresses and input related information. User can configure the system to send out the e-mail notification for motion detection or other events.

Note

To send out the e-mail notification, user must enable the Send Email option for video loss handle, motion handle and exception. For details, please refer to 8.1.1.3 Video Loss Handle Settings,8.1.1.4 Motion Handle

Settings, and 8.3.2 Exception Management.

To Email address 1-3

Allows user to input up to 3 email address for alarm message to send to.

From Email address

Input the Email address of the sender (NVR)

Email Subject

Input email subject for e-mail alerts.

SMTP Server

Assign the SMTP (e-mail) server’s name.

SMTP Port

Assign the port number used by the SMTP server.

SSL

To enable SSL if mail server needs to be encrypted by SSL.

STARTTLS

To enable STARTTLS if mail server needs to be encrypted by STARTTLS.

Authentication

To enable if the SMTP server requires authentication. (user name / password).

User name / Password

Input the login user name and password if the SMTP Server requires authentication.

Send test mail

Click to send the test email according to the current settings.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.2.3.2 Alarm Notification

In the Network-Notification-Alarm Notification sub menu, users are able to send the alarm notification to alarm server in CMS

Pro. Please input IP address (Server IP 1) and network port number (Server Port) of the PC installed CMS Pro to complete the Alarm Server setting.

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8.3 Alarm Settings

8.3.1 Alarm Input Settings

In the Alarm-Settings sub menu, user can define the alarm behaviors and the corresponding actions for triggered alarm.

Alarm input – Select the alarm input number from 1 to 16, the corresponding settings will show in the window.

Enabled

Select On to enable the alarm.

Alarm name

Input the name for the alarm.

Alarm type

Select the alarm trigger type.

N.O. – Normal open contact, N.C – Normal Close contact

Trigger Duration

Select the trigger type and time duration

Timeout – The alarm will last for the set time duration.

Transparent – The alarm output remains active until the triggered event ends.

Non-Stop – The alarm will be continuously active until user presses “ACK” key.

Alarm Handle

To configure the system monitor and alert behavior when the alarm is triggered. The settings include buzzer, spot option, trigger alarm out, send Email and send alarm notification.

Triggered Camera

The system allows user to trigger multiple cameras for event recording, select the cameras that would like to be triggered

when alarm is detected.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.3.2 Exception Management

In the Alarm-Exception sub menu, it allows user to define the system behavior when there’s an exceptional event occurred.

The exceptional events are including Disk full, Disk error, No disk, Network Disconnect, Illegal Login, Disk Over Temperature,

Fan Fail, Power loss and IP conflict.

Select the exception and define the behaviors as below:

Buzzer

Select On to enable buzzer when the exceptional events occur.

Trigger Alarm Out

Select the Alarm out to trigger when the exceptional events occur.

Send Email

Select On to send Email when the exceptional events occur. For detailed e-mail notification settings, please refer to 8.2.3.1

for E-Mail Notification.

Send To Alarm Server

Select On to send alarm notification to alarm server when system exception is detected. For alarm server setting, please refer to “ 8.2.3.2 Alarm Notification”.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.4 System Settings

8.4.1 Device Setting

IIn the System-Device sub menu, user can configure the device related settings.

Device Name

Input the name for the NVR.

Device No.

Input the number for the NVR.

Language

Select from the list for the language to be displayed on the local NVR.

IR Remote Controller

Set the IR remote control ID for remote control use. Each IR remote controller can control up to 9 NVRs. For example, if user

set NVR IR remote controller as ID#1, user can press “ID” and “1” on the IR remote controller to control ID#1 NVR.

Enable Audio

Select On to enable audio icon display on the UI. If user select Off, no audio icon will be displayed.

Enable Authentication

Select On to active the user login. If user select Off, no user name or password is required to access the system.

Auto Scan & Add IP-Cameras

Select On to active auto scan & add IP cameras. The NVR will continually scan the IP camera and check whether there

is a new IP camera in the LAN environment. When the NVR detect a new IP camera in the LAN environment, NVR will

automatically add the IP camera into NVR when there is still spare channel existing in the NVR.

Install Wizard

Click “Go” to bring up Install Wizard menu.

Joystick Setting

Click "Calibration" and user is able to adjust up/down/left/right/left rotate/right rotate/center directions of the joystick.

After finish the calibration, user is able to control the directions of the PTZ camera by joystick.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.4.2 User Settings

User setting page is where user can add or delete users on the system.

The default user name and password are as below.

Note

Administrator user name/password: admin/admin

Operator user name/password: operator/operator

Guest user name/password: guest/guest

● Double click the selected user or click on to edit the user settings.

● Click on

to delete the user. However, at least one administrator is required to remain to operate the system.

● Click on

to add new user.

Authority Instructions based on 3 levels of users

View live

OSD

Live Multiple-up

Zoom

Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ)

Playback

Export

Acknowledge Alarm

Configuration

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Administrator

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Operator

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Guest

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

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8.4.3 Date/Time Settings

8.4.3.1 General Setting

Adjust Time

Click on the column and the Calendar will pop up on screen for user to adjust the system date and time. Click “Apply”

to enable the settings.

Time Zone

Set the time zone that the NVR adjusts to when updating from the time server.

Date Format

Select date format from DD/MM/YYYY, MM/DD/YYYY or YYYY/MM/DD.

Time Format

Select time format between 12 Hours and 24 Hours.

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8.4.3.2 DST Settings (Daylight Saving Time)

Enabled

Select On to enable daylight saving time.

Start time

Set the start date and time of daylight saving time.

End time

Set the end date and time of daylight saving time.

DST Bias

This allows users to select the amount of time to move forward from the standard time for daylight saving time. Available

options are 30, 45, 60, 90 and 120 minutes

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.4.3.3 NTP Client Settings

User can sync NVR clock with an Internet NTP time server.

To sync with Internet NTP server

Ensure the system to be able to connect to internet. For details, please refer to 8.2.1.1 WAN Settings, page 63.

Enabled

Select On to enable NTP synchronization.

Sync. Interval (Mins)

Input the interval that the system will sync the time with the selected server. Click the button “Sync. Now” if immediately synchronization is needed.

NTP Server

Input the time server address for time synchronization. The default NTP server is “pool.ntp.org”.

NTP Port

The default setting is “123”, user can enter NTP server port number.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.4.4 Display

The Display setting allows user to define the monitor output behavior.

8.4.4.1 General Settings

In the System-Display-General sub menu, user can select the proper resolution for connected HDMI and VGA monitors.

Monitor Resolution

Select Auto for system to identify resolution automatically for connected HDMI and VGA monitors. The supported resolutions are: 1920x1080, 1440x900, 1366x768, 1280x1024,1024x768. User also can select the display resolution manually.

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8.4.4.2 Main Monitor Settings

In the System-Display-Main Monitor sub menu, user can configure the main monitor display mode and the contents.

Sequence enabled

Select On to enable sequence display on main monitor.

Dwell

Input the dwell time in seconds for sequence display.

Camera

Select the cameras to be appeared on the sequence display.

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8.4.5 Disk

In the System-Disk sub menu, user can review and manage the hard disk settings of the NVR. It allows user to configure overwrite, auto delete and format HDD.

8.4.5.1 Disk General Settings

In the System-Disk-General sub menu, user can enable or disable overwrite. User is also able to select the auto delete days.

Overwrite

Select On to enable hard disk overwrite when it’s full.

Auto delete

The hard disk will automatically erase the data after the selected number of days. Select “0” to disable the function.

Click Apply to save the settings.

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8.4.5.2 Disk Management

In the System-Disk-Disk sub menu, it is to manage and display the information of all the available hard disk. The information is including the hard disk total storage size, current temperature, usage status, available data start/end time.

● Click Format to format the selected hard disk.

● HDD quantities support might vary according to different NVR models.

Caution

Format the hard disk will erase all existing data on the hard disk!

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8.4.6 Miscellaneous

8.4.6.1 Shutdown or Reboot the system

In the System-Misc-Shutdown sub menu, user can select to reboot or shutdown the System.

8.4.6.2 Firmware Upgrade

In the System-Misc-Firmware upgrade sub menu, user is able to upgrade NVR firmware by store the firmware in USB drive.

To upgrade the firmware, connect a USB flash device which contains the firmware version user would like to update. Click

“Upgrade” to start the firmware upgrading. The system reboot is required to complete the firmware upgrade.

Caution

Do not disconnect USB device or turn off the NVR power during the upgrading firmware otherwise it might cause NVR defective.

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8.4.7 Configuration

Restore Factory Default

User can load factory default by clicking “Restore” button. Select the items that would like to be excluded from back to the

factory default, the selected items will remain as the current values

User Configuration

Select the configuration name and click “Save” to save the current configuration settings. Or user can select the

configuration from the list and click “Restore” to restore the selected settings.

Import Configuration

Click “Load from USB” button to upload NVR configuration settings from a USB flash device.

Export Configuration

Click “Save to USB” to save the current NVR configuration settings to a USB flash device.

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8.5 Information

8.5.1 Information

8.5.1.1 General Information

In the Information-Information menu, it displays the general system information. The information includes model name, firmware version, serial number, WAN IP address, WAN MAC Address, LAN IP address ,LAN MAC address and PoE power consumption status (NVR203-004P/008P only).

8.5.1.2 App QR Code

In the Information-App QR Code sub menu, users can use mobile to scan the APP QR code to download MESSOA Live App to mobile.

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8.5.2. Log

In the Information-Log sub menu, it allows user to filter and review the system event log.

● Click the Date column and the calendar will pop up for user to select the day to be displayed.

● Click the checkbox of configuration, Login, Exception, Date/Time, system, Export user would like to review and to show in the event log. The filtered log will be displayed in the page.

● Click Save to USB with a USB flash device connected to the unit, the filtered log will be saved to the USB device.

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9 Web Viewer Operation

9.1 Connecting to NVR

Users can remote access the NVR through Microsoft Internet Explorer to view live/recorded video and manage the NVR.

Before accessing the web viewer, make sure that the PC and NVR are both connected to the internet and the network feature is enabled.

For NVR network setup, please refer to Chapter 8, 8.2.1.1 WAN Settings.

System Requirement

The following are minimum system requirements for web viewer.

Description

Operating System

CPU

Memory

Independent Graphic Card

Internet Explorer Version

Requirement

Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Intel i3 or higher

4GB

Minimum 128MB

IE9, IE10, IE11

Note

Web Viewer is compatible with Internet Explorer (32 bit), Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.

To view the system in Internet Explorer:

1. It is suggested to select RUN as Administrator to ensure Web Viewer complete functionality.

2. Please enter the IP address or DDNS address of NVR followed by the HTTP Port. For example, http://192.168.1.10 or

http://089d21011a0ad.messoa-ddns.com.

3. Please allow to install ActiveX plugins to proceed to the next steps.

4. Enter the system user name and password to login the system.

9.2 Login

Open IE browser and input NVR IP address in the address bar. When accessing this feature for the first time, user will be prompted by the browser to install Active X. The browser will pop up the below dialog for installation, click “Yes” to accept and start the installation.

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After installing the ActiveX plugins, the login page will be displayed for users to enter the User name and Password. Users can also select the OSD language, date format and time format from the login page. Click Login to enter the web viewer.

The user name/password are the same as the NVR login, the defaults are:

Note

Administrator user name/password : admin/admin

Operator user name/password: operator/operator

Guest user name/password: guest/guest

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9.3 Remote Live View

After login to the system, the web viewer will automatically display a 4-screen live video. Double click on a video display window and it will display full screen in the selected channel. The system indicators on the screen show the system status, channel status and for user to control the audio display channel (Refer to Chapter 8 General Operation).

The basic operation icons are showing on the main screen, the functions are:

Click for Live view mode

Click to switch to search and playback mode

Click to switch to Setup menu

Click to switch to Export mode

Click to enable the PTZ control panel

Click to Logout from the current user’s privilege.

Click to single view display mode

Click to quad display mode (1~7 )

Click to 3x3 display mode (1~3)

Click to 4x4 display mode (1~2)

Switch display to full screen display mode

Click to keep the image aspect ratio

Show/Hide OSD

Talk to Server

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In full screen, click to zoom in/out of the selected video in 2x, 4x and 8x.

Note

Click to take a snapshot of the selected video.

The Web Viewer only support up to 4x4 Live & Playback.

For remote snapshot, please disable the protected mode in the IE browser.

Please follow the below 2 steps to ensure the remote snapshot perform normally.

Step 1. Please click IE browser Tools-Internet Options.

Step 2. Please un-click Enable Protected Mode to disable protected mode. Then snapshot will perform normally in un- protected mode.

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9.4 Remote Search and Playback

Click the Playback button to switch to playback mode. The video can be searched by Time, Channel and Event, select the search type to start searching.

9.4.1 Search by Time

● The calendar on the screen shows the recorded data contains in the NVR hard drives.

● The date highlighted in orange means there’s recorded data of the date in the hard drives.

● The red highlighted date indicates the current search date.

● The recorded section list of the current selected day will be shown on the screen.

● Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

User also can input the search time manually to playback the recorded data.

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9.4.2 Search by Channel

Search by Channel allows user to search the event video by channel. Select the date from the calendar, and select the channel user would like to view. The event video list of the selected channel will be shown on the screen.

Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

9.4.3 Search by Event

Search by Event allows user to search the event video list by channel and by event type. Select the channel user would like to view (user can also click All On or All off to enable or disable all channels), then select the event type (Alarm, Motion and

Video Loss), the event video list of the selected channel and event type will be shown on the screen. Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

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9.4.4 Web Viewer Playback Operation

Click on the search result and start to proceed the playback operations.

The progress bar shows the current playback status and timeline. Drag the time indicator on the progress bar to move to the selected timeline to playback.

On the time bar, it also indicates the initial and end time of the current playback section.

Click to playback video

Click to pause video

Click to switch to fast forward playback (2x), user can also control the playback speed by clicking in x0.25, x0.5, x1, x2, x4 and x8.

Click to fast forward to the next section

Click to fast backward to the previous section

and ,

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9.4.5 Web Viewer Setup Menu

Click on the Config button to switch to the setup menu page as below.

User can configure all the NVR settings remotely through the web viewer. The setup menu operation is the same as in the

NVR. Please refer to the Chapter 8 Main Menu Operations.

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9.4.6 Remote Export

Click on the Export button to bring up the remote export menu, this allows user to export the video file from the NVR.

To export the video, select the date from the calendar, the starting time of the video and channels that user would like to export. (Click All On or All off to enable or disable all channels.) Input the duration time user would like to export, the maximum search duration is 60min. Click Search to start, the searched video files will be listed on screen.

The maximum video file size is 2000MB, the system will automatically create new file if the searched result is over 2000MB.

Double click on the selected item and the system will pop up message as below, select the location user would like to store then click Save to execute the downloading.

User can view the exported file on the Export Player. If the user does not have the Player installed in the PC, click Export

Player button to download the player to the PC. Please refer to Chapter 6 Export(Backup) Video.

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9.4.7 Remote PTZ Control

Click the PTZ button to enable the PTZ control panel. This allows user to control the connected PTZ camera.

The basic operation is the same as the NVR PTZ control. Please refer to Chapter 5 PTZ Control for detail operation.

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9.4.8 Remote Snapshot

Click the Snapshot button folder.

in live mode or playback mode to store the current image as a still image and save in the PC

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9.4.9 Remote Digital Zoom

Click Digital Zoom button to allows user to enlarge the live video at 2x, 4x and 8x in live mode or in playback mode.

Move the focus to the selected video. Click Full Screen the selected area which user would like to enlarge.

button first and then click Digital Zoom icon and

9.4.10 Remote Keep Aspect Ratio

Click Keep Aspect Ratio icon to allow user to keep the image aspect ratio as 4:3 or 16:9 without distortion.

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10 CMS Pro (Central Management Software)

10.1 Begin Installation

Simply double click the Setup.exe (Download from MESSOA website: http://www.messoa.com) to launch the installer. Once the CMS Pro installer starts, it should begin to check the compatibility with the operating system user are running this installation on.

System Requirement

The following are minimum system requirements for CMS.

● Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

● CPU : Minimum Intel i5 or higher

● RAM: Minimum 4GB of RAM

● Independent Graphic Card: Minimum 512MB

Prerequisites

● NVR must have access to the Internet or local area network (LAN). Please refer to 8.2.1.1 WAN setting.

The CMS Pro installer is in multi-language. User can choose the installer language.

If user’s software is without .NET Framework 4.0, the CMS Pro installer will require user to install .NET Framework 4.0 to ensure CMS operation.

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After click yes, there will pop up the installation progress bar to indicate the progress.

The .NET Framework 4.0 installer will ask user to review the license terms. After user accept the license terms, please click

Install to proceed further.

Please click Next to proceed further.

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Once .NET Framework 4.0 software install successfully, it will pop up the below complete message. Then user can begin to install CMS Pro software.

Once the .NET Framework 4.0 install successfully, user can begin the installation by clicking Next.

The CMS Pro installer will install the program in a default directory. User can either accept the default or choose the directory user would like to save the installer. And click Install to proceed with the installation.

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The CMS Pro installer will show the installation process.

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Once the installation is complete, click Finish to exit the CMS Pro installer.

10.2 Start CMS Pro from the PC

The program automatically creates a shortcut icon on user’s PC after CMS Pro install successfully. Simply double click the icon to launch the program.

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10.3 CMS Pro UI Overview

(A) Menu Bar: This is where user can access all functions of the software.

(B) Device List: This is where user can add or delete or edit device group.

(C) eMap: This is where user can create a map showing the locations of the cameras for NVR. This can be customerized to

show cameras from different NVRs on the same eMap.

(D) PTZ Control Panel: This is where user can pan, tilt, zoom the selected PTZ cameras.

(E) System Information: It provides the information of CMS version. User can change the date format, time format and login

authentication per user’s requirements.

(F) Playback: Once user presses the playback, it will launch playback control UI to have the further operations.

(G) Video: This is where the video are displayed.

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10.4 Login

After installing the below digital signature, the login page will be displayed for users to enter the User name and Password.

Click “OK” to enter CMS Pro Software.

Note

By default, the administrator’s user name is admin and password is admin.

The program provides multi-language support. To change the display language, please select the desired language from the

CMS language drop-down menu.

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10.5 Add NVRs to CMS Pro

The main purpose of the CMS Pro software is to manage multiple devices. User would need to tell the program which device user needs to manage. User does that by adding one or more devices through the device list.

10.5.1 Add Device

Click the mouse right button on the Device List and Add Device will pop up in the same page

.

It is required to input the information shown below in order to add the device to the program successfully. Please input device name, IP address, User Name and Password. The http port default value is 80 and user is able to modify the http port based on NVR WAN setting. Please refer to 8.2.1.1 WAN setting.

Please note user need to use the CMS Pro administrator’s user name and password of the selected device.

Note

Without administrator privilege, user is unable to add the selected device to CMS Pro.

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10.5.2 Remove or Edit or configure device setting

Simply click on the mouse right button on the selected device from the list and choose the corresponding buttons to edit or remove or configure device setting.

Device Setting

Once the IP address, user name or password of the selected device has been changed, user can input the new

information in the device setting.

Delete Device

User can remove the device from the device list in the delete device.

Playback

User can playback the device’s video.

Open in web browser

By click Open in web browser, user is able to access the device’s web viewer to configure this device.

Open in sub window

By click open in sub window, users can open up to two sub windows.

Reboot system

User can click this button to reboot the specific device.

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10.5.3 CMS Pro Group Video

User can create the group to contain different videos from different devices. Click the mouse right button on the Group and it will pop up Add Group.

Click the mouse left button on Add Group and the default “Group 01” will be generated. The group number is increased by numerical order. Click the mouse right button on “Group 01” and user can configure Open Group Stream, Open in sub

window , Group Settings or Delete Group.

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10.5.3.1 Edit Group Content

Then user can drag and drop either devices or channels from the device list to the desired video windows.

10.5.3.2 Open Group Stream

After finish the edit group content, click Open Group Stream on the desired group to play the video streaming.

10.5.3.3 Open in sub window

Connect to external monitors will allow users to enable sub window function. By click open in sub window, users can open up to two sub windows.

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10.5.3.4 Group Settings

User can modify the group name. Please enter a desired name in the text box for the group.

10.5.3.5 Delete Group

User can remove the group from the group list by clicking on the mouse right button on the selected group.

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10.6 Live Video

This page basically provides user the ability to view, and manage the video streams of each channel.

The menu bar is available for each video window. The menu bar provides the following functions:

The basic operations are showing on the main screen, the functions are:

Single view display mode

Quad display mode

9-up screen display mode

16-up screen display mode

25-up screen display mode

36-up screen display mode

Click to keep the video aspect ratio

Click to turn on/off live audio

Full screen mode/Normal mode

Show/Hide OSD

Talk to Server

Click to take a snapshot of selected live video

Click to digital zoom the selected live video

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When Alarm Server of CMS Pro receives the alarm from devices, the alarm acknowledge icon will blink. Please click this icon to acknowledge the alarm.

Click to Logout from the current page

Take a snapshot: The function allows user to take the snapshots of the live video and save them on user’s local computer.

Move the focus to the selected video and click Snapshot icon. User can save the file to a desired directory.

Digital Zoom: The function allows user to enlarge the live video at 2x, 4x and 8x. Move the focus to the selected video.

Then click Digital Zoom icon and the selected area which user would like to enlarge. This function also can work in1-up ,

4-up , 9-up and 16-up screen display mode.

If user clicks the Minimize icon in the live mode, user will see the

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icon display on the tool bar of user’s computer.

10.7 Playback Video

The program supports 1 device synchronous playback in full screen or multi-screen view (support up to 4x4 display mode).

To start looking for playback videos, click Playback button first.

The menu bar is available for each video window. The menu bar provides the following functions:

The basic operations are showing on the main screen, the functions are:

Full screen display mode

Quad display mode

9-up screen display mode

16-up screen display mode keep aspect ratio

Click to turn on/off recorded audio

Show/Hide OSD

Click to take a snapshot of selected recorded video

Click to digital zoom the selected recorded video

If user click the Minimize icon in the playback mode, user will see the icon display on the tool bar of user’s computer.

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10.7.1 Search for Playback Videos

Simply select a device from the drop-down device list and click the Playback up the search page.

button. It will pop

10.7.1.1 Calendar

The calendar on the right-corner shows the recorded data contains in the hard drives. The date highlighted in red means there’s recorded data of the date in the hard drives. The gray highlighted date indicates the current search date. Click on the calendar to select the date user would like to search.

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10.7.2 Search operation

The recorded file can be searched by “Time”, “Channel” and “Event”. Select the search type first, choose a date, and click

Search button. The results will show in the list. Double click on the selected file then the video will start to play on the display window.

10.7.2.1 Search by Time

The recorded section list of the current selected day will be shown on the screen. Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

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10.7.2.2 Search by Channel

Search by Channel allows user to search the event video by channel. Select the date from the calendar, and select the channel user would like to view. The event video list of the selected channel will be shown on the screen. Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

10.7.2.3 Search by Event

Search by event allows user to search the event video list by channel and by event type.

Select the channel user would like to view (user can also click All On or All off to enable or disable all channels), then select the event type (Alarm, Motion and Video Loss), the event video list of the selected channel and event type will be shown on the screen. Double click on the selected recorded file to start the playback.

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10.8 CMS Playback Operation

The basic playback operations are as below.

The progress bar shows the current playback status and timeline. Drag the time indicator on the progress bar to move to the selected timeline to playback.

On the time bar, it also indicates the initial and end time of the current playback section.

Click to playback video

Click to pause video

Click to switch to fast forward playback (2x), user can also control the playback speed by clicking and

, in x0.25, x0.5, x1, x2, x4 and x8.

Click to fast forward to the next section

Click to fast backward to the previous section

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10.9 CMS Export

Click on the Export file from the device

button to bring up the export menu, this allows user to export the video

To export the video, select the date from the calendar, the starting time of the video and channels that user would like to export. (Click All On or All off to enable or disable all channels.) Input the duration time user would like to export, the maximum search duration is 60min. Click Search to start, the searched video files will be listed on screen.

The maximum video file size is 2000MB, the system will automatically create new file if the searched result is over 2000MB.

Double click on the selected item and the system will pop up message as below, select the location user would like to store then click Save to execute the downloading.

User can view the exported file on the Export Player. If the user does not have the Player installed in the PC, click Export

Player button to download the player to the PC. Please refer to Chapter 7 Export Player.

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10.10 Using eMap

eMap is a method of creating a map showing the locations of the cameras for NVRs. It can be customized to display cameras from different NVRs on the same eMap. If user is unable to get the eMap function, please upgrade the later CMS Pro version to get this function. Click eMap button to bring up the eMap screen.

The basic operations of eMap are showing on the screen, the functions are:

Click to load the eMap image from PC

Click to rotate the selected camera icon

Click to delete the specific camera

Click to delete all cameras

Click to open the video images of all cameras

Click to close the video images of all cameras

Click to show camera title.

Enable or disable audio of the selected camera

Enable the OSD of the cameras

Enable or disable the Talk to Server of the selected camera to talk to the specific NVR

Click to take the snapshot of the selected camera

When Alarm Server of CMS Pro receives the alarm from devices, the alarm acknowledge icon will blink.

Please click this icon to acknowledge the alarm.

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User needs to create a digital map first before create an eMap. It can be a photo and is required to convert to PNG or JPG format. The file types can be imported is PNG or JPG.

Cick eMap button will bring up the window automatically or click on theUser Configuration area” , you will get a screen shown as below and select the desired image.

Then double click the desired eMap image and user will get the full screen of the image on the left side.

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User is able to create maximum 8 different images once. Select the number in user configuration first and then click on the

Loading picture

to import the image.

Click on the “Clear” button to delete the current shown image. Click on the “Close” back to the device tree.

button to

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Since the map is in the position, user is able to drag the cameras from different NVRs to the desired spot and camera icons will be displayed shown as below.

stands for the status of the specific camera as listed. The selected The color of the circular dot camera indicates as red color .

Green dot

Normal, the camera input is installed and enabled.

Red dot

Alarm triggered

Yellow dot

Motion triggered

Blue dot

Video lost triggered

Grey dot

The video input is disabled.

Click on icon to view the video. Double click on the selected video to show in full screen. Click on images will be closed.

icon and all

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Click the Camera Title icon to show the camera name.

Click on the button to show the camera titles of different cameras shown as below. Click on the the audio of the selected camera.

button to enable

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User is able to take the snapshot of the specific camera. Click on the icon to select the camera first.

Then click on the

PC to save the image.

icon to take the snapshot of the selected camera. User is able to choose the desired directory of the

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10.11 Using PTZ Configuration

User can synchronize PTZ settings from all cameras connected to the NVR on the network or user can create and add new

PTZ preset points to those cameras through CMS Pro.

The basic operation is the same as the NVR PTZ control. Please refer to Chapter 5 PTZ control for detail operation.

10.12 Multiple Monitor Support

CMS Pro supports up to 3 monitors. The suggested system specifications are as below. If the system is not as suggested specifications, user will experience the slow performance of the multiple monitor support.

Minimum PC System Requirement

CPU : Minimum Intel i5 or higher

RAM: Minimum 6GB of RAM

Independent Graphic Card: Minimum 1GB

To open a single device or group on a secondary monitor: Right Click on the desired device or group and select Open in

sub window. Choose the monitor you would like to send them to.

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10.13 CMS System

Click on the “System” button to bring up the system menu, this allows user to change the Date

Format, Time Format, Login Authentication, snapshot to FTP setting, JoyStick setting and CMS Version.

Date Format

Select date format from DD/MM/YYYY, MM/DD/YYYY or YYYY/MM/DD.

Time Format

Select time format between 12 Hours and 24 Hours.

Login Authentication

User can change CMS Pro password. Please input the old password and input the desired new password and reconfirm it.

After confirmation, click Edit, the new password has been updated. The new password will be required when next time user login again.

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Snapshot to FTP

It works in CMS Pro live mode. Once user finishes the FTP settings, user is able to save the snapshot picture directly to ftp site. When user clicks on the “FTP Settings” icon, it will pop up FTP settings information. Please input the FTP server,

FTP port, user name and password information. Please select FTP transmission mode and folder path. After finish the FTP setting, user can click “Test” button to ensure the settings are correct.

Joystick settings

Plug the Joystick to PC first. Click on the and user is able to adjust up/down/left/right/left rotate/ right rotate/center directions of the joystick. After finish the correction, user is able to control the directions of the PTZ camera by joystick.

CMS Version

It indicates CMS Pro current version.

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