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Indoor/Outdoor Analog Wired
Cameras with 15" LCD Monitor
and Built-In DVR
Model 1501
USER'S MANUAL
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Table of Contents
Safety ............................................................................................................................... 1
Safety Precautions ........................................................................................................................... 1
FCC Compliance ............................................................................................................................. 1
Disposal ........................................................................................................................................... 2
Getting to Know Your Model 1501 System ................................................................... 3
Check Package Contents.................................................................................................................. 3
Features............................................................................................................................................ 4
About the Monitor-DVR.................................................................................................................. 4
Front Panel............................................................................................................................... 4
Rear Panel ................................................................................................................................ 5
About the Remote Control............................................................................................................... 6
About the Cameras and Mounting Kits ........................................................................................... 7
Setting Up Your Model 1501 System ............................................................................. 8
General Precautions ......................................................................................................................... 8
Assembling and Connecting the Monitor-DVR .............................................................................. 8
Installing and Connecting the Cameras ........................................................................................... 9
Connecting the Monitor-DVR to an External Connection............................................................. 10
External HDD ........................................................................................................................ 10
Internet ................................................................................................................................... 10
Alarm Input and Output ......................................................................................................... 10
Mouse Operations ......................................................................................................... 12
Surveillance Interface .................................................................................................................... 12
Mouse Menus................................................................................................................................. 13
Shortcut Menu........................................................................................................................ 13
Menu Lock............................................................................................................................. 13
PTZ Control (option) ............................................................................................................. 14
Manual Recording.................................................................................................................. 14
Stop Recording....................................................................................................................... 14
Operating Menus ........................................................................................................... 15
Main Menu .................................................................................................................................... 15
Search ............................................................................................................................................ 16
Record Search ........................................................................................................................ 16
File List .................................................................................................................................. 17
Log Search ............................................................................................................................. 19
Record............................................................................................................................................ 19
HDD Management......................................................................................................................... 21
Table of Contents
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Basic .............................................................................................................................................. 23
Language................................................................................................................................ 24
Date/Time .............................................................................................................................. 24
Password ................................................................................................................................ 25
Display ................................................................................................................................... 25
Video/Audio........................................................................................................................... 26
Advance ......................................................................................................................................... 27
Alarm ..................................................................................................................................... 28
System Information................................................................................................................ 29
Motion Detect ........................................................................................................................ 30
Mobile.................................................................................................................................... 31
System Maintenance .............................................................................................................. 31
PTZ Setup (option) ................................................................................................................ 32
Network Setup ....................................................................................................................... 33
IE Operation ...................................................................................................................35
Download and Install ActiveX....................................................................................................... 35
User login ...................................................................................................................................... 35
Login...................................................................................................................................... 35
Live ........................................................................................................................................ 36
Playback................................................................................................................................. 37
Setup ...................................................................................................................................... 37
Technical Information ................................................................................................... 41
Warranty......................................................................................................................... 43
Product Limited Warranty.............................................................................................................. 43
Warranty Exclusions ...................................................................................................................... 43
Obtaining Service .......................................................................................................................... 44
Safety
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
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Do not drop, puncture, or disassemble the camera.
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Never tug on the power adapter. Use the plug to remove it from the wall.
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Do not expose the camera to high temperatures.
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For your own safety, avoid using the camera when there is a storm or lightning.
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Use the device with care. Avoid pressing hard on the camera body.
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Do not crush or damage the power cable.
FCC COMPLIANCE
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subjected to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in residential installations. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur with a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio or television equipment
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
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Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
received is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experience radio/TV technician for help.
Notice: Changes or modifications to the product could void the user's
authority to operate the product.
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DISPOSAL
These symbols indicate that it is prohibited to dispose of these batteries in
the household waste. You can take spent batteries that can no longer be
charged to the designated collection points in your community.
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Your Model 1501 System
Congratulations on purchasing your First Alert Security Camera product. First Alert has
been helping families and businesses stay safe for over 50 years. By having a First Alert
Security Camera, you’re taking the first step in protecting your home or business from
damage or theft. We’re watching, even when you’re not.
CHECK PACKAGE CONTENTS
After unpacking the carton, check the contents for damage. Contact the manufacturer
immediately if any part is missing or damaged.
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500GB H.264 web-ready DVR system with 15” LCD monitor (1)
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Wired indoor/outdoor cameras (4)
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Camera stands (4)
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Mounting kits (4)
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60 ft BNC cables (4)
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Remote control (1)
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Mouse (1)
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DC power splitter (1)
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Power supply (2)
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Installation CD (1)
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User's Manual (1)
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FEATURES
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15” LCD monitor with built-in DVR
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Equipped with 500GB hard drive
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H.264 compression format
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Mobile phone / web-ready system
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Includes 12 infrared LEDs for night vision
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Indoor/outdoor cameras
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Includes 60 ft BNC cables
ABOUT THE MONITOR-DVR
FRONT PANEL
15" high-definition, digital LCD
(1027x768, RGB)
LCD panel power indicator
base
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REAR PANEL
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① Audio Output
② Video Output
③ Audio Input (1–4)
④ Video Input (1–4)
⑤ DC 12V Power Socket
⑥ USB Ports
⑦ Alarm Input (1-4)
GND: Ground
NO/COM: Alarm Output
485A/B: PTZ Control +/232TX/RR: RS232 connector to PC
+12V, 100 mA connectors to DC power relays
⑧ RJ45, Ethernet 10/100Base-T
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ABOUT THE REMOTE CONTROL
Open PTZ control window*
Keyboard 0-9
Input numbers and letters; in preview mode
select channels
Open Device Number input dialog box
Back space to delete current input
Page up; turn up
Page down; turn down
Move cursor up
Move cursor down
Move cursor left
Move cursor right
Enter
Return to previous menu; exit operation
Open main menu
Switch display modes (quad/single picture
view); press with direction key to choose
video output (CVBS, VGA, YUV)
Select next channel to view when in full
screen
Open video file management dialog box
Open system information dialog box
Turn system audio output ON/OFF
Clear system alarm history information
Play/Pause
Select rewind speed (1x, 2x, 3x, or 4x)
Select forward speed (1x, 2x, 3x, or 4x)
* Cameras supplied with 1501 system are not equipped with PTZ feature.
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ABOUT THE CAMERAS AND MOUNTING KITS
The Model 1501 security system includes four wired-indoor/outdoor color CCD security
cameras, four camera stands, mounting kits and 60 ft of BNC cables for each camera.
IR LEDs
camera lens
adjustable
camera stand
mounting bracket
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GENERAL PRECAUTIONS
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Use only the two power supplies provided with the system.
Unplug the power supplies when the system is not in use for extended time
periods.
Do not place any of the equipment near a radiator, vent, or other place where it
might be exposed to heat, moisture, dust, vibrations or strong magnetic fields.
Place the monitor in a well-ventilated location to prevent overheating.
Do not attempt to repair the equipment. Contact a qualified technician or the
dealer for service. Any change or modification may damage the equipment and
invalidate the warranty.
ASSEMBLING AND CONNECTING THE MONITOR- DVR
1
Connect the mouse to the USB port on the monitor-DVR.
2
Place the monitor-DVR on its base and snap it into locked
position.
3
Connect the cable of the power supply adapter to the DC
12V connector on the bottom of the monitor-DVR. Plug
the power supply into a receptacle outlet.
The POWER indicator light on the front panel will light when
power is applied. When system initialization (boot up) is
complete, the image from each active camera will display on the
quad-screen monitor.
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INSTALLING AND CONNECTING THE CAMERAS
1
Select the position for the camera and install a mounting bracket (supplied).
Screws and anchors are supplied. Use an appropriate screw type for the mounting surface.
2
Screw the camera on the bracket. Tighten the lock nut to secure the camera on
the bracket.
lock nut
thumb bolts
camera mounting
bracket
3
Adjust camera to the proper view angle. Make sure the lens is upright relative to your
subject. Tighten the thumb bolts.
4
Connect the power and video connectors to the corresponding connectors on the BNC
cable (supplied).
The cables are not weather resistant and should be sheltered from moisture, rain, and
sunlight.
connectors
from camera
BNC cable to
monitor-DVR
5
Connect the BNC and power cable connectors to the power and video connectors at the
monitor-DVR.
Note: When installing cameras on an external wall, pass the power cable through the
wall as close as possible to the cameras to reduce the chance of tampering with
the cables. After drilling any hole though an external wall for cable, make sure
the hole is sealed up around the cable using a sealant.
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video connection
audio connection
CONNECTING THE MONITOR-DVR TO AN EXTERNAL CONNECTION
EXTERNAL HDD
The Model 1501 system has an internal SATA 500GB HDD (hard disk drive), which can
be expanded with an external SATA HDD to 1TB by setting the jumper on SATA I, limit
to 1.5GB/s operation mode. Connect the HDD using the available USB port on the bottom
of the monitor-DVR.
INTERNET
Use the standard RJ45 connection on the bottom of the monitor-DVR to connect to a
computer or directly to the Internet. See the chapter on IE Operation.
ALARM INPUT AND OUTPUT
Typical alarm sensor connections follow. Use the wiring port on the bottom of the
monitor-DVR to make the connections.
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Normal-Close Connection
Normal-Open Connection
Alarm Output Connection
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Mouse Operations
In addition to operating the system by using the buttons on the remote control, the system can
be operated using a mouse. This chapter provides a quick start overview of the operating
commands available using the mouse functions. For detailed descriptions of the menu options,
see the next chapter Operating Menus.
SURVEILLANCE INTERFACE
Connect the DC 12V power supply adapter to the monitor-DVR to power-up the system.
The power LED on the monitor will light and the surveillance interface will display on the
screen.
If video input is normal, there will be a corresponding channel picture on the surveillance
interface. If a camera is not powered-up, the channel image will display "Video Loss"
instead of live recording. If the system has been programmed to start recording at startup
or record on a time schedule, the system will record automatically.
Double click the left mouse button on any channel to display a full-screen image of that
channel. Double click again to return to quad (4-up) display.
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MOUSE MENUS
Click the right mouse key to open the Shortcut Menu. Scroll the cursor to highlight an option and
click the left mouse key to open the sub-menu.
SHORTCUT MENU
Click the right mouse key to open the Shortcut menu from the surveillance interface. Click
the left mouse key to select an option: go to the Main menu; lock the system; change the
channel; search the recording; control PTZ*; mute the sound; and manually begin and stop
recordings.
MENU LOCK
Click right key on the surveillance interface to the Shortcut menu. Choose KEYLOCK to
lock the menu. To unlock the system, enter the user password.
Note: For first use, set ENABLE on the user login to set the user's password
and administrator password. The user has only the right to enter the
record search menu; the administrator has rights to all operations.
See the next chapter for instructions to set/change a password.
* Cameras supplied with 1501 system are not equipped with PTZ feature.
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PTZ CONTROL (OPTION)
The PTZ is an optional feature available on some cameras. This feature is not available on
the cameras supplied with the Model 1501 system, but the system software is PTZ-ready.
Click right key on the surveillance interface to open the Shortcut menu. Choose PTZ to
enter the PTZ control interface. Drag the cursor to adjust the PTZ moving speed. Use the
direction keys to move the PTZ up/down/left/right. Click + / - to adjust the zoom, focus,
and aperture.
MANUAL RECORDING
Click right key on the surveillance interface to open the Shortcut menu and choose
MANUAL RECORDING. The priority level of manual recording is lower than the alarm
recording and schedule recording. You can start the manual recording after the alarm
recording and scheduled recording have stopped.
STOP RECORDING
Click right key on the surveillance interface to open the Shortcut menu. Choose STOP
RECORDING to stop manual recording. This operation is available only for manual
recording.
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Operating Menus
This chapter provides information about the menu screens displayed on the LCD monitor. The
menus are used to control the various functions of the DVR system. The user selects options
from a series of menus and executes the actions by using the keypad on the DVR or the remote
control.
MAIN MENU
Use the Main Menu to access all the operating and programming menus.

Search
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Record
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HDD – hard disk management
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Basic
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Advance
Access the Main Menu from the surveillance interface by clicking the right mouse key to
open the Shortcut Menu and then choosing MAIN MENU. If the system interface is
locked, input the password to unlock it.
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SEARCH
Access the Record Search menu from the Main Menu.
Use this menu to search for recordings made on a specific date. Double click a time box
(hourly increments for the date selected) to select video for that hour. Click SEARCH to
search all files. Click PLAYBACK to play the video.
RECORD SEARCH
Click right key on the surveillance interface to open the Shortcut menu. Choose RECORD
to search and playback the recording.
Note: Green means normal recording. Red means alarm recording. No color
means no recording.
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FILE LIST
Choose a date from the Record Search menu and select the FILE LIST to show a detailed
list of videos for that date. Select the channel (CHN SWITCH) and type of video to focus
the search.
CH
Channel on which the video was recorded
TIME
Time period covered by the video
SIZE
Size of video file (Mb)
TYPE
Type of video recording (normal, alarm)
BAK
(Backup) Click box to export selected video file to
USB storage
To playback a file:
1. Use the cursor to select a file.
2. Click to playback.
Note: If "Record Time" was selected in the Basic Setup menu, date/time will
show when the video plays.
3. Click "Slow" to play the video slowly. Click "Forward" or "Reverse" to scan the
video. Click "Pause/Step" to pause and play the video frame by frame. Click
to exit from playback and return to the former menu.
4. Returns to File List display when playback is finished.
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To backup a file:
1. Select a video file (check in box).
2. Click BACKUP to start backup via USB to storage device.
3. Prompt box shows backup progress.
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LOG SEARCH
Choose a date from the Record Search menu and select LOG SEARCH. Choose the log
date and type. Click SEARCH to check the recording logs.
RECORD
Access the Record Search menu from the Main Menu.
Use this menu to set the recording parameters for each video channel.
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CHANNEL
ON means the channel is enabled for recording.
OFF means the channel is disabled for recording.
RESOLUTION
Select resolution: HIGHEST, HIGH, or NORMAL.
QUALITY
Set stream size for video quality: BEST, FINE, or
NORMAL.
AUDIO
Select ENABLE for audio recording on all
channels. Select DISABLE for no audio recording.
REC. MODE
Select POWER UP to begin recording immediately
at DVR startup; select Timer Record to open
Schedule menu and set recording times.
REC. SIZE
Select the recording time length: 15, 30, 45, and
60 minutes.
DEFAULT
Click to return to factory set parameters.
APPLY
Click to save setup parameters and return to Main
Menu.
EXIT
Click to keep existing setup parameters and return
to Main Menu.
Schedule
Use the Schedule menu to set specific recording times and durations. Select the channel (1,
2, 3, 4, or all). Click the box corresponding to the recording time and type (blank means no
recording, green means normal recording mode and red means alarm recording mode or
motion detection).
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HDD MANAGEMENT
Access the HDD Management menu from the Main Menu.
Use this menu to check hard drive status, capacity, free space, and usage. The system is
equipped with a 500GB hard drive, but can support up to a 1000GB hard drive.
Note: Stop recording before formatting the hard drive. Formatting will erase
all information on the hard drive.
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No.
Number assigned to hard drive (internal or
external)
STATE
Available, Normal, Unformatted
TOTAL / AVAIL
Total amount of storage space on hard drive and
amount of storage available at the picture quality
selected
LEFT TIME
Recording time available at the picture quality
selected
FORMAT
Click to format selected hard drive
OVERWRITE
ENABLE means if the HDD space is less than 4G,
it will delete HDD earliest recording file and stop
deleting when the space is 10G
DISABLE means if the HDD space is less than
500M, it will stop recording and display a prompt
in the live view “Please shutdown and replace
HDD”
HDD FORMAT
Click to format DVR hard drive
USB FORMAT
Click to format device attached to USB (e.g., flash
drive)
DEFAULT
Click to apply factory-set parameters
APPLY
Click to save setup parameters and return to Main
Menu
EXIT
Click keep existing setup parameters and return to
Main Menu
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BASIC
Access the Basic Setup menu from the Main Menu.
Use this menu to set the system language, date and time, password, display parameters,
and video and audio parameters.
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LANGUAGE
Click the LANGUAGE icon on the Basic Setup Menu to display the system language setup
menu. This DVR supports English and Chinese. Click APPLY to save the change and
reboot the system.
DATE/TIME
Click the DATE/TIME icon on the Basic Setup Menu to display the time setup menu. Use
this menu to set the date, date format (MM/DD/YY), time, time format (12 hours or
24 hours), and time zone, including Daylight Saving Time option. Click APPLY to save
the new parameters.
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PASSWORD
Click the PASSWORD icon on the Basic Setup Menu to display the password security
setup menu. Click APPLY to save the new parameters.
When Password is set to DISABLE, a login password is not required to use the system.
When Password is set to ENABLE, a login password is required for both users and the
system administrator.
Note: When passwords are used, anyone using the system must enter a user
login and will only be able to “Search Record” and "Playback. Other
operations will not be allowed.
DISPLAY
Click the DISPLAY icon on the Basic Setup Menu to display the setup menu. Click
APPLY to save the new parameters.
NAME
Set the channel name
POSITION
Set the location of the channel video image in the
surveillance interface
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COLOR
Click to access Color Setup menu to set the video
chromaticity, brightness, contrast, and saturation
for each channel. Use the sliding scale to set video
brightness, contract, and saturation.
PREVIEW
ON means the channel is allowed to view live
mode, OFF means the channel is not allowed.
PREVIEW TIME
ON means time/date information is placed in livemode view, OFF means time/date is not placed.
RECORD TIME
ON means time/date information is placed in
record-mode view, OFF means time/date is not
placed.
VIDEO/AUDIO
Click the VIDEO/AUDIO icon on the Basic Setup Menu to display the setup menu. Click
APPLY to save the new parameters.
NTSC
VGA
RESOLUTION
Select 800x600, 600x480, or 1024x768
CAMERA
SYSTEM
Select NTSC signal (if camera system is changed, DVR
will reboot automatically)
VOLUME SETUP
Drag cursor to adjust volume
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ADVANCE
Access the Advanced Setup menu from the Main Menu.
Use this menu to view system information, set the system alarm and email notification
parameters, and set motion detect, mobile, system maintenance, PTZ* and network
parameters.
* Cameras supplied with 1501 system are not equipped with PTZ feature.
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ALARM
Click the ALARM icon on the Advanced Setup menu to display the setup menu. Click
APPLY to save the new parameters.
I/O CHANNEL
Video channel.
I/O ALARM
Select alarm input contact configuration:
NO (normal open), NC (normal closed), or OFF.
HDD LOSS
ON means the system will sound an alarm if there
is no HDD, the HDD is unformatted, or
unavailable, and it will display an “H” in the live
view.
OFF means the system will display an “H” in the
live view, but no alarm will go off if there is no
HDD or the HDD is unformatted or unavailable.
HDD SPACE
ON means the HDD is full (overwrite must be
Disabled) and will sound an alarm.
OFF means the HDD is full (overwrite must be
Disabled) and will not sound an alarm.
VIDEO LOSS
ON means any channel that has no video input;
“video loss” will display in live view and sound an
alarm.
OFF means one channel has no video input; it will
display “video loss” in live view and not sound an
alarm.
ALARM
MANAGE OUTPUT
Select alarm output time option: 0, 10, 20, 40, or
60 seconds. (Alarm output contact closed time. NO
and COM contacts).
ALARM
MANAGE BUZZER
Select buzzer calling time option when alarm is
triggered: 0, 10, 20, 40, or 60 seconds.
ALARM
MANAGE POST REC
Select recording time option: 30 seconds, 1 minute,
2 minutes, or 5 minutes.
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E-MAIL Setup
The system can send an email notification with a JPEG snapshot for triggered events on
the system. Use the E-mail Setup menu to set the system parameters. Click APPLY to save
the new parameters.
SYSTEM INFORMATION
Click the INFO icon on the Advanced Setup menu to display the information screen. This
interface shows system software/firmware versions, MAC address, and system serial
number.
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MOTION DETECT
Click the MD (Motion Detect) icon on the Advanced Setup to display the set up screen.
Click APPLY to save the new parameters.
CHANNEL
Set motion detect for each channel
STATUS
Select motion detect ON or OFF
SENSITIVITY
Select sensitivity: 1–4 (low–high)
MD AREA
Select the motion detect area. Each channel has
12x15 small panes.
Red area means activated motion detection;
transparent block means not activated.
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MOBILE
Click the MOBILE icon on the Advanced Setup to display the set up screen. Select the
mobile network option: 2.5, 2.75G, or 3G. The transport speed in 2.5G mobile network is
3 fps and the picture resolution is 160 x 120. The transport speed in 2.75G is 10 fps in 3G
is 15 fps. Click APPLY to save the new parameters.
SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
Click the MAINTAIN icon on the Advanced Setup to display the set up screen. Click
APPLY to save the new parameters.
AUTO RESET
Select ON to automatically restart system at
scheduled time
SETTINGS
Select update frequency
SYSTEM UPDATE
Click to updating system firmware
DEFAULT SETTING
Click to recover factory settings
RESTART
Click to reboot the system
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To update system:
1. Insert an empty flash disk into the USB port.
2. Create a folder on flash disk called “DVR Upgrade.”
3. Copy the firmware file to DVR Upgrade folder of the flash disk.
4. Click SYSTEM UPDATE on the System Maintenance screen to upgrade
firmware, and display the progress of the system upgrade.
Note: Do not remove USB flash drive while the upgrade process is
taking place.
5. System automatically reboots.
To restore factory settings;
1. Click DEFAULT SETTING on the System Maintenance screen.
2. Click APPLY. Prompt box displays: “Will lose current para, backup factory set
confirm.”
3. Click OK to recover the factory settings.
PTZ SETUP (OPTION)
The PTZ is an optional feature available on some cameras. This feature is not available on
the cameras supplied with the Model 1501 system, but the system software is PTZ-ready.
Click the PTZ icon on the Advanced Setup screen to display the PTZ setup screen. The
parameters for each channel are set separately. Click APPLY to save the new parameters.
CHANNEL
Channel of PTZ connected
PROTOCOL
Select protocol: Pelco-D, Pelco-P (default is Pelco-D)
BAUD RATE
Select baud rate: 1200, 2400, 4800, or 9600
DATA BIT
Select data bit: 5, 6, 7, or 8 (default setting is 8)
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STOP BIT
Select stop bit: 1 or 2 (default setting is 1)
VERIFY
Select verify: None, Odd, Even, Mark, or Space
(default setting is None)
ADDRESS
Enter PTZ code; refer to PTZ camera instruction manual
NETWORK SETUP
Click the NETWORK SETUP icon on the Advanced Setup screen to display the set up
screen.
Three TYPE options are available:
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
DHCP
Server automatically assigns IP address for the DVR.
Static
Set the DVR IP, Netmask, Gateway Media Port, and Web Port parameters.
PPPOE
Enter the username and password of the Internet service used, click APPLY, and
reboot the system. After rebooting, the device sets PPPOE as default network
type and IP address will be configured as the dynamic IP address of the WAN.
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DDNS Setup
DDNS allows access to your network using domain names instead of IP addresses. The
service manages changing IP address and updates your domain information dynamically.
Sign up for the service through www.TZO.com or www.DynDNS.org.
The DVR can be accessed remotely via a network browser, if DDNS service is used. Set
the DNS network router number in the Network Setup menu and then click DDNS Setup to
turn on and set the required DDNS parameters. Model 1501 DVR supports three DDNS
services: 3322, dyndns, and perfecteyes.
If system accesses the network is through a router, it is necessary to map the client-side
port and web port. The client-side port range is 9000 and the web port range is 80. The
LAN IP is 192.168.1.100. It is also necessary to apply a dynamic domain name, such as:
dyndns.
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IE Operation
This chapter describes the browser software that can be installed on a PC and used to record,
playback, and search video segments.
DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ACTIVEX
Input the DVR IP and port (for example: http://172.18.6.202:8080/) in IE address blank
and click ENTER to connect the DVR. The PC will download and install ActiveX
automatically
Note: If ActiveX download is not successful, check the IE Security Level and
Firewall Setting.
USER LOGIN
LOGIN
Input the DVR local IP in the IE address. If the port was changed, add the port number
after the IP address.
Example: If DVR local IP address is 192.168.3.97 (LAN) and the port is 8088, input
http://192.168.3.97:8088.
The default port is 8088, and directly input http://192.168.3.97 to access the DVR. After
downloading and installing the ActiveX, the login interface displays. Select English
interface in the top left side. Input username and password to access the system.
Note: The username and password can be set in the IE setting.
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LIVE
After successful login, enter into real time preview interface and the software will connect
video and audio automatically.
Play Control
Open or close window
Capture picture
Remote recording (to save route refer to
“System Setting”)
1, 4, 9, 16, multi-screen display
Volume
PTZ Control (option)
The PTZ is an optional feature available on some cameras. This feature is not available on
the cameras supplied with the Model 1501 system, but the system software is PTZ-ready.
Control the camera PTZ: up/down/left/right move, 360-degree automatic rotation, zoom,
focus, and aperture.
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PLAYBACK
Click PLAYBACK to access the playback interface.
To playback a video:
1. Choose the date, channel, and record type.
2. Click SEARCH to list all eligible files.
3. Select the file to playback and click PLAYBACK to play the file.
4. Click BACKUP to save the file in a specified directory.
SETUP
Click SETUP to access the setup interface. Use this screen to access the Record, Alarm,
PTZ*, Network, Setting, and System Information menus. The setup method is the same as
the host menu setup method.
* Cameras supplied with 1501 system are not equipped with PTZ feature.
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Record
Click RECORD to access the setup interface. Check the parameter settings in user
interface of DVR.
Alarm
Click ALARM to access the setup interface. Check the parameter settings in the user
interface DVR.
PTZ*
Click PTZ to access the PTZ setup interface.
* Cameras supplied with 1501 system are not equipped with PTZ feature.
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Network
Click NETWORK to access the network setup interface.
Setting
Click NETWORK to access the network setup interface.

Set the bandwidth in kbps (128k, 192k, 256k, 384k, 512k, or 1024k) to match
the Internet traffic. This bandwidth does not include audio.

Enter file save path location for capturing picture and recording video.

Enter IE login password and DST settings to match the DVR settings
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Host Info
Click HOST INFO to access the Host Info interface. Use this screen to check the HDD
status, remaining record time, firmware version, and MAC Address.
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Technical Information
Video
Compression
H.264
Total Resource
120 frame (30 fps/ch)
Live Picture Resolution
D1 (704×480)
Playback Resolution
CIF (352×288)
Input
4 CH BNC
Output
1 CH BNC (max. resolution 1024×768)
Video Standard
NTSC
Recording
Record to Video
Manual, schedule, motion
Record to Log
Motion, alarm recording
Storage and Backup
HDD
1 X SATA HDD
HDD Volume
1T
Backup
USB device, remote, local HDD
Network
Net
Ethernet 10/100 Base-T, RJ45
Protocol
UDP/IP, TCP/IP, IGMP (multicast),
DNS&DHCP client, PPPOE, DDNS
Internet Viewing
IE browsing
Mobile Surveillance
Supports 3G mobile surveillance
Alarm Input
4 CH
Alarm Output
1 CH
RS485
1X RS485
RS232
1X RS232
USB
2X USB for USB mouse and other USB device
I/O
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Control
Remote
Supported
Mouse
Supported USB mouse
Panel
Not supported
Network Control
Supported
Power
DC 12V, 5A
Working Condition
Humidity 20-95%
Temperature 32° F – 122° F
Display
Display Mode
15”HD LCD display
Resolution
1024 x 768 RGB
Power
DC 12V, 5A
Camera
Image Device
CCD
Resolution
420 TV lines
Effective Pixels
NTSC: 510(H) x 492(V)
Operating Temperature
32 - 122°F
Lens
3.6mm/6.0mm
White Balance
Automatic
Signal/Noise Ratio
> 48 dB
Gain Control
Automatic
Backlight Compensation
Automatic
Viewing Angle
60/40 degrees
Color
Yes
Indoor/Outdoor
Both
Number of Infrared LEDs 12
Night Vision Distance
Up to 50 ft
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Warranty
PRODUCT LIMITED WARRANTY
BRK Brands, Inc., (“BRK”) the maker of First Alert® brand products warrants that for a
period of one year from the date of purchase (the “Warranty Period”), this product will be
free from defects in material and workmanship. BRK, at its sole option, will repair or
replace this product or any component of the product found to be defective during the
Warranty Period. Replacement or repair will be made with a new or remanufactured
product or component. If the product is no longer available, replacement may be made
with a similar product of equal or greater value. This is your exclusive warranty.
This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser only from the date of initial retail
purchase and is not transferable. In order to obtain warranty service, you must keep the
original sales receipt and proof of purchase in the form of the UPC code from the package.
BRK dealers, service centers, or retail stores selling BRK products do not have the right to
alter, modify or any way change the terms and conditions of this warranty.
WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS
Parts and Labor: 1 year limited (warranted parts do not include bulbs, LEDs, and batteries)
This warranty does not apply to bulbs, LEDs, and batteries supplied with or forming part
of the product.
This warranty is invalidated if non- BRK accessories are or have been used in or in
connection with the product or in any modification or repair is made to the product.
This warranty does not apply to defects or damages arising by use of the product in other
than normal (including normal atmospheric, moisture and humidity) conditions or by
installation or use of the product other than in strict accordance with the instructions
contained in the product owner’s manual.
This warranty does not apply to defects in or damages to the product caused by (i)
negligent use of the product, (ii) misuse, abuse, neglect, alteration, repair or improper
installation of the product, (iii) electrical short circuits or transients, (iv) usage not in
accordance with product installation, (v) use of replacement parts not supplied by BRK,
(vi) improper product maintenance, or (vii) accident, fire, flood or other Acts of God.
This warranty does not cover the performance or functionality of any computer software
included in the package with the product. BRK makes no warranty that the software
provided with the product will function without interruption or otherwise be free of
anomalies, errors, or “Bugs.” This warranty does not cover any costs relating to removal or
replacement of any product or software installed on your computer.
BRK reserves the right to make changes in design or to make additions to or improvements
in its products without incurring any obligations to modify any product which has already
been manufactured. BRK will make every effort to provide updates and fixes to its
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software via its website. This warranty does not cover any alteration or damage to any
other software that may be or may become resident on the users system as a result of
installing the software provided. This warranty is in lieu of other warranties, expressed or
implied, and BRK neither assumes nor authorizes any person to assume for it any other
obligation or liability in connection with the sale or service of the product. In no event
shall BRK be liable for any special or consequential damages arising from the use of the
product or arising from the malfunctioning or non-functioning of the product, or for any
delay in the performance of this warranty due to any cause beyond its control.
BRK does not make any claims or warranties of any kind whatsoever regarding the
product’s potential, ability, or effectiveness to prevent, minimize, or in any way affect
personal or property damage or injury. BRK is not responsible for any personal damage,
loss, or theft related to the product or to its use for any harm, whether physical or mental
related thereto. Any and all claims or statements, whether written or verbal, by
salespeople, retailers, dealers, or distributors to the contrary are not authorized by BRK,
and do not affect this provision of this warranty.
BRK’s responsibility under this, or any other warranty, implied or expressed, is limited to
repair, replacement or refund, as set forth above. These remedies are the sole and exclusive
remedies for any breach of warranty. BRK is not responsible for direct, special, incidental,
or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty or under any other legal
theory including but not limited to, loss profits, downtime, goodwill, damage to or
replacement of equipment and property and any costs of recovering, reprogramming or
reproducing any program or data stored in or used with a system containing the product
accompanying software.
BRK does not warrant the software will operate with any other software except that which
is indicated. BRK cannot be responsible for characteristics of their party hardware or
software which may effect the operation of the software included.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, any implied warranty of merchantability
or fitness for a particular purpose is limited in duration to the duration of the above
Warranty Period. Some states, provinces, or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitations on how long an implied
warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to
state, or province to province, or jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
OBTAINING SERVICE
If service is required, do not return the product to your retailer. In order to obtain warranty
service, contact the Consumer Affairs Division at 1-800-323-9005, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday. To assist us in serving you, please have
the model number and date of purchase available when calling.
After contacting the Consumer Affairs Division and it is determined that the product
should be returned for Warranty Service, please mail the product to: Lehigh, 2834
Schoeneck Rd, Macungie, PA 18062-9679.
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