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Power Jack
Video Input
Alarm I/O & RS485
Main Monitor
Video System
Audio In / Out
LAN 10/100M
USB Connector
Blank CD-RW
User’s manual
The unit provides an alarm I/O and RS485 port that offers user the flexibility required to
connect the unit to other devices.
16 BNC connectors are offered for video input streams from installed cameras.
The Triplex MPEG-4 DVR has an AC power connection jack. Please connect the power
supply that ships with the unit.
NOTE: Use of other power supply may cause overloading.
This switch is used to set the unit to appropriate video system.
The Triplex MPEG-4 DVR is capable of networking. The LAN port opens the door of DVR to
Ethernet where by the Internet.
Two USB 2.0 ports on the rear panel for users to connect external USB devices to the unit.
Audio In RCA connector is offered for connecting an audio source device to the unit; Audio
Out RCA connector is offered for connecting an audio output device to the unit.
BNC and VGA output connectors are offered for connecting to a main monitor. VGA output
is optional.
Connecting Your DVR
Function Keys on the Front Panel
Power cord
Dome Connection & Settings:
• See section Connecting Your DVR for RS-485 port pin definition.
• Refer to the following figure. Connect the R+, R- terminals on the dome camera to the D+, D- terminals on the RS-485
port by RS-485 cable respectively.
Dome Connection
Using LAN / Cable Modem:
Use the LAN setup when you plan to use a LAN connection without a dialup modem. It requires an Ethernet connection to a
network. The default ID of your Triplex MPEG-4 DVR must be changed to avoid network conflicts.
• From Main menu, select <System Setup>Æ<Network Setup>, set the <LAN Setup>.
• For DHCP user, set the DHCP to <ON>. The IP address, Netmask, Gateway and DNS settings are retrieved from
network servers. DHCP is dynamic; the settings will change from time to time.
• For Non-DHCP user, set the DHCP to <OFF>. You must enter an IP address, Netmask, Gateway and DNS settings.
Please obtain these settings from your network service provider.
• To change the IP address, Netmask, Gateway and DNS value, press UP/DOWN keys to select the item. Use LEFT/
RIGHT keys to access each section of the value and press ENTER, then change the value using UP/DOWN keys.
• When the settings are complete, press ENTER to confirm and save the settings, or ESC to abort.
Network Setup
To Select Viewing Mode:
• Press MODE button repeatedly to select the wanted display mode. The available viewing modes are full-screen and 4×
4 split-window.
To Define Recording Settings:
• Select <Record Setup> from the Main menu.
• Select <ezRecord> as Preset Configuration option, and select wanted number of recording day; other setting will be
automatic arranged by the unit.
• Consider your own needs and select a Preset Configuration setting from <Best Quality>, <Standard>, and <Extended
Record>. Detailed information refers to Triplex MPEG-4 DVR Use’s Manual, Section 3.5.3 Preset Record
• Adjust the Recording schedule, Circular and Audio parameters.
• After adjusting, press ENTER to confirm and save the settings; or ESC to abort.
Date / Time Setting:
• Select <Date/Time> in System Setup menu to enter the Date/Time menu.
• Select the <Date>, and select adjusted field using LEFT/RIGHT, and press ENTER.
• Adjust the value using UP/DOWN, and then press ENTER. Repeat the procedure till <Date> and <Time> are set.
• The new date and time settings take effect after confirm the changes.
Enter OSD Setup menu:
• Press MENU to enter the OSD menu.
• Enter password using Channel keys. The default passwords are Admin/1234 or user/4321.
• Strongly suggest changing the passwords to prevent unauthorized access.
Follow the description to set up the DVR for date/time, recording and viewing video. All configurations can be set via either
DVR front panel or DVRRemote, the remote software, on PC through LAN.
Inspect the packaging carton. Make sure your Triplex MPEG-4 DVR is properly delivered. Remove all items from the box
and make sure the box contains the following items.
Triplex MPEG-4 DVR
Basic Setup
Package Content
Triplex MPEG-4 DVR
Quick Setup Guide
To set up dome protocol and ID, press MENU to access the Main menu, and select <Camera Setup>. The available
protocols include <DynaColor>, <Pelco D>, <Pelco P>, <AD422> and <None> (default). Note that ID number must
match the ID address defined by the dome.
To configure the RS-485 parameters, select <System Setup> from Main menu, and then select <RS485 Setup>. The
default Triplex MPEG-4 DVR RS-485 settings are 9600 Baud, 8 Data Bits, 1 Stop Bit and No Parity.
Select <Trusted sites> and click <Sites> to specify its security setting.
Disable Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone. Type the IP address of the unit in field and click
<Add> to add this website to the zone.
Click <OK> to accept the settings and close the <Security> screen.
Version verification starts automatically to verify whether DvrRemote was installed. This process may take up to 30
When the software is completely downloaded, the Login Screen is displayed.
Enter your username and password. The default username and password is: user/ 4321.
To Playback Local *.drv File:
• Click <Open> and the file selection screen is displayed. Select the *.drv video file to playback and click <OK>.
• Click <OK> in the <Local Playback> Screen to start the operation, or click <Cancel> to abort the playback.
• View the video playback using the Playback controls.
• After playback, click <Live> to return to live video.
The button is for rewinding the recorded video while playing back. Press the button repeatedly to increase the
speed of reverse playback by 1×, 2×, 4×, 8×, 16×, or 32×.
The button is used to play the recorded video fast forward. Press the button repeatedly to increase the speed of
forward playback by 1×, 2×, 4×, 8×, 16×, or 32×.
Press FREEZE to pause the playback video. When the recorded video is paused, press LEFT / RIGHT to resume
playback video single step reverse / forward respectively. Press FREEZE again to continue playing video.
Press to play back video or to stop playing back video and back to live mode.
Setup Requirements:
• Network connection to PC.
• IP address of your Triplex MPEG-4 DVR. To check the DVR’s IP address, press MENU key on the unit and enter
password to access OSD Main menu; select <System Setup>, <Network Setup> to check the IP.
Playback Controls:
DynaRemoteTM Lite Playback
For more information on DVRRemote, see DVRRemote user’s manual.
NOTE: If the default trigger port 80 is changed into another one, port 81 for example, you should enter the IP address as
NOTE: Do not enter any leading 0 characters in the address, for example, “” should be entered
Using the Remote Software:
• Start IE and enter the IP address of your Triplex MPEG-4 DVR in the address field.
• The ActiveX controls and plug-ins dialog will show twice for confirmation, click <YES> to accept ActiveX plug-ins. The
DVRRemote plug-ins will be downloaded and installed on your PC automatically when the connection is successfully
NOTE: To use the DVRRemote remote software, ActiveX component is required, and of all web browsers, only IE supports
Changing Internet Setting:
• Start IE; select <Tools> from the main menu of the browser, then <Internet Options> and then click the <Security>
Using Remote Software
Playback Controls:
Searching Recorded Video by Event:
• Press SEARCH button to enter the Search menu.
• To search event video that was recorded on a specific camera, use LEFT/RIGHT keys to move the cursor and press
ENTER to select or de-select a channel.
• Move the cursor to <Event List> and press ENTER to list the event video of the selected channels.
• The list displays each event by date, time, triggered camera and alarm type. The latest recorded event video will be
listed on the top. To exit the event list, press ESC.
• Use UP/DOWN to scroll through the Event List. Press ENTER to play back the selected event record.
NOTE: If there is no available recorded video that matches your specified time and date, the unit starts to playback
from the next available video.
Searching Recorded Video by Time:
• Press SEARCH button to enter the Search menu; the From Time and End Time of the available video is listed on top of
the screen. The value is unchangeable.
• Use Direction buttons to move the cursor for setting the Start Time; adjusting the date and time values by UP/DOWN
keys. Press ENTER to confirm or ESC to abort.
• Move the cursor to <Begin Playback> and press ENTER to start playing back the selected video. Press PLAY/STOP
again to return to live video.
Basic Playback Operation
Dome Control Button:
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