HRG Express DVR Getting Started Guide

HRGX Performance Series
4/8/16-Channel Embedded DVR
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Getting Started Guide
Document 800-16693 – Rev A – 04/2014
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04/2014
New document.
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Contents
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Cautions and Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Regulatory Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Introducing the HRGX DVR .
About This Manual . . . . . .
Front Panel Layout . . . . . .
Rear Panel Layout . . . . . .
Mouse Operation . . . . . . .
Remote Control Operation . .
Menu Structure . . . . . . . .
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Installing the DVR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installation Precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting External Devices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Starting Up and Shutting Down the DVR. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the Setup Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessing the Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the System Date and Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Upgrading the Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HDD Storage Calculation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Operating the DVR
Using Live View . . .
Playing Back Video .
Exporting Video. . .
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Cautions and Warnings
WARNING Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
Dispose of used batteries in accordance with local laws.
CAUTION Use only with supplied power adapter.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
THIS SYMBOL INDICATES
THAT DANGEROUS VOLTAGE
CONSTITUTING A RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK IS PRESENT
WITHIN THE UNIT.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
THIS SYMBOL INDICATES THAT
IMPORTANT OPERATING AND
MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
ACCOMPANY THIS UNIT.
Regulatory Statements
FCC Compliance Statement
Information to the User: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class 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.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Canadian Compliance Statement
This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la Classe A est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Manufacturer’s Declaration of Conformance
North America The equipment supplied with this guide conforms to UL 60950-1 and CSA
C22.2 No. 60950-1.
Europe The manufacturer declares that the equipment supplied is compliant with the essential
protection requirements of the EMC directive 2004/108/EC and the Low Voltage Directive (LVD)
2006/95/EC, conforming to the requirements of standards EN 55022 for emissions, EN 50130-4
for immunity, and EN 60950 for electrical equipment safety.
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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Correct Disposal of this Product (applicable in the European Union and other
European countries with separate collection systems). This product should be
disposed of, at the end of its useful life, as per applicable local laws, regulations, and
procedures.
Safety Instructions
Before operating or installing the unit, read and follow all instructions.
After installation, retain the safety and operating instructions for future
reference.
1.
HEED WARNINGS - Adhere to all warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions.
2.
INSTALLATION
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Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
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Installation and servicing should be performed only by qualified and experienced
technicians to conform to all local codes and to maintain your warranty.
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Do not install the unit in an extremely hot or humid location, or in a place subject to
dust or mechanical vibration.
3.
POWER SOURCES - This product should be operated only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your
facility, consult your product dealer or local power company.
4.
HEAT - Situate away from items that produce heat or are heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers).
5.
WATER AND MOISTURE - This unit is intended for indoor use only. Do not use this unit
outdoors or in wet locations.
6.
MOUNTING SYSTEM - Use only with a mounting system recommended by the
manufacturer, or sold with the product.
7.
ATTACHMENTS - Do not use attachments not recommended by the product
manufacturer as they may result in the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
8.
CLEANING - Unplug the unit from the wall outlet before cleaning it. Do not use liquid
aerosol cleaners. Use a damp soft cloth for cleaning.
9.
SERVICING - Do not attempt to service this unit yourself. Refer all servicing to qualified
service personnel.
10. REPLACEMENT PARTS - When replacement parts are required, be sure the service
technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same
characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock or other hazards.
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Introducing the HRGX DVR
1
This chapter contains the following sections:
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About This Manual, page 7
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Front Panel Layout, page 8
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Rear Panel Layout, page 10
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Mouse Operation, page 13
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Remote Control Operation, page 14
About This Manual
This manual introduces the Honeywell HRGX Performance Series DVR and describes basic
installation and setup procedures. It is primarily intended for system integrators and installers.
For information about configuring and operating the DVR, and to learn about accessing the DVR
remotely, visit the product webpage. See the back cover for contact details for your region.
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Front Panel Layout
The following illustration shows the front panel of the 4-channel HRGX DVR.
Figure 1-1
HRGX4 Front Panel
3
1
2
4
No.
Name
Function
1
Alphanumeric Buttons
SHIFT: Switches between number/letter input and function input.
MENU/1: Enters 1; MENU accesses the main menu interface.
2ABC/F1: Enters 2/A/B/C; F1 selects all items in a list. In live view or
playback mode, F1 switches between main and spot video output.
In PTZ mode, F1 zooms out PTZ camera.
3DEF/F2: Enters 3/D/E/F; F2 cycles through tabbed pages.
In PTZ mode, F2 zooms in PTZ camera.
4GHI/ESC: Enters 4/G/H/I; ESC returns to previous menu.
5JKL/EDIT: Enters 5/J/K/L; EDIT deletes characters before cursor,
selects check boxes and on/off switches. In playback mode, EDIT
starts/stops playback.
6MNO/PLAY: Enters 6/M/N/O. In playback mode, PLAY accesses the
playback interface.
7PQRS/REC: Enters 7/P/Q/R/S; REC accesses the manual recording
interface, manually starts/stops recording.
8TUV/PTZ: Enters 8/T/U/V; PTZ accesses the PTZ control interface.
9WXYZ/PREV: Enters 9/W/X/Y/Z. In live view mode, PREV enables
multi-camera display. In playback mode, PREV deletes selected tag.
0/A: Enters 0; A switches between uppercase and lowercase letters,
symbols, numeric input). In playback mode, A adds default tag.
2
Direction/Enter Buttons
Direction buttons move the cursor up/down/left/right (  ).
In live view mode, the direction buttons cycle through channels. In
playback mode, up/down buttons speed up/slow down playback. In
PTZ mode, the direction buttons control PTZ camera movement.
The Enter button ( ) selects a menu item or executes a selection.
3
LED Indicators
POWER: Lights green when DVR is receiving power.
STATUS: Lights red when DVR hard drive is reading/writing.
Tx/Rx: Flashes green when network connection is active.
4
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USB Port
Connects USB device (such as a flash drive for saving video clips).
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The following illustration shows the front panel of the 8/16-channel HRGX DVR.
Figure 1-2
HRGX8/HRGX16 Front Panel
3
1
2
4
No.
Name
Function
1
Alphanumeric Buttons
SHIFT: Switches between number/letter input and function input.
MENU/1: Enters 1; MENU accesses the main menu interface.
2ABC/F1: Enters 2/A/B/C; F1 selects all items in a list. In live view or
playback mode, F1 switches between main and spot video output.
In PTZ mode, F1 zooms out PTZ camera.
3DEF/F2: Enters 3/D/E/F; F2 cycles through tabbed pages.
In PTZ mode, F2 zooms in PTZ camera.
4GHI/ESC: Enters 4/G/H/I; ESC returns to previous menu.
5JKL/EDIT: Enters 5/J/K/L; EDIT deletes characters before cursor,
selects check boxes and on/off switches. In playback mode, EDIT
starts/stops playback.
6MNO/PLAY: Enters 6/M/N/O. In playback mode, PLAY accesses the
playback interface.
7PQRS/REC: Enters 7/P/Q/R/S; REC accesses the manual recording
interface, manually starts/stops recording.
8TUV/PTZ: Enters 8/T/U/V; PTZ accesses the PTZ control interface.
9WXYZ/PREV: Enters 9/W/X/Y/Z. In live view mode, PREV enables
multi-camera display. In playback mode, PREV deletes selected tag.
0/A: Enters 0; A switches between uppercase and lowercase letters,
symbols, numeric input). In playback mode, A adds default tag.
2
Direction/Enter Buttons
Direction buttons move the cursor up/down/left/right (  ).
In live view mode, the direction buttons cycle through channels. In
playback mode, up/down buttons speed up/slow down playback. In
PTZ mode, the direction buttons control PTZ camera movement.
The Enter button ( ) selects a menu item or executes a selection.
3
LED Indicators
POWER: Lights green when DVR is receiving power.
READY: Lights blue when DVR is operating properly.
STATUS: Lights blue when DVR is controlled by IR remote. Lights red
when DVR is controlled by keyboard. Lights orange when DVR is
being controlled by IR remote and keyboard at the same time.
ALARM: Lights red when a sensor alarm is detected.
HDD: Flashes red when DVR hard drive is reading/writing.
Tx/Rx: Flashes green when network connection is active.
4
USB Port
Connects USB device (such as a flash drive for saving video clips).
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Rear Panel Layout
The following illustration shows the rear panel of the 4-channel HRGX DVR.
Figure 1-3
HRGX4 Rear Panel
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2
3
5
9
4
6
13
7
8
10
11
12
14
No.
Name
Description
1
Video In
BNC connectors for analog video input
2
Video Out
BNC connectors for analog video output
3
USB Port
Connects USB device (such as a USB mouse)
4
HDMI
HDMI connector for high definition digital video output
5
Loop Out
DB26 socket for independent video output
6
VGA Port
DE15 socket for local video output
7
Audio In
RCA connectors for audio input
8
Audio Out
RCA connectors for audio output
9
Alarm In/Out
Connector for alarm input/output
10
LAN Port
RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet interface
11
RS-485
Connects RS-485 devices.
Connect D+ and D– terminals to R+ and R– terminals of PTZ receiver.
12
12V
12 V DC power input
13
Power Switch
Switch for turning DVR on/off
14
GND
Ground terminal (needs to be connected before DVR is turned on)
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The following illustration shows the rear panel of the 8-channel HRGX DVR.
Figure 1-4
1
HRGX8 Rear Panel
2
3
5
4
13
7
6
8
10 11
12
9
14
No.
Name
Description
1
Video In
BNC connectors for analog video input
2
Video Out
BNC connectors for analog video output
3
USB Port
Connects USB device (such as a USB mouse)
4
HDMI
HDMI connector for high definition digital video output
5
Loop Out
DB26 socket for independent video output
6
VGA Port
DE15 socket for local video output
7
Audio In
RCA connectors for audio input
8
Audio Out
RCA connectors for audio output
9
Alarm In/Out
Connector for alarm input/output
10
LAN Port
RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet interface
11
RS-485
Connects RS-485 devices.
Connect D+ and D– terminals to R+ and R– terminals of PTZ receiver.
12
12V
12 V DC power input
13
Power Switch
Switch for turning DVR on/off
14
GND
Ground terminal (needs to be connected before DVR is turned on)
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The following illustration shows the rear panel of the 16-channel HRGX DVR.
Figure 1-5
HRGX16 Rear Panel
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2
3
5
4
13
7
6
8
10 11
12
9
14
No.
Name
Description
1
Video In
BNC connectors for analog video input
2
Video Out
BNC connectors for analog video output
3
USB Port
Connects USB device (such as a USB mouse)
4
HDMI
HDMI connector for high definition digital video output
5
Loop Out
DB26 socket for independent video output
6
VGA Port
DE15 socket for local video output
7
Audio In
RCA connectors for audio input
8
Audio Out
RCA connectors for audio output
9
Alarm In/Out
Connector for alarm input/output
10
LAN Port
RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet interface
11
RS-485
Connects RS-485 devices.
Connect D+ and D– terminals to R+ and R– terminals of PTZ receiver.
12
12V
12 V DC power input
13
Power Switch
Switch for turning DVR on/off
14
GND
Ground terminal (needs to be connected before DVR is turned on)
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Mouse Operation
It is recommended that you use the supplied mouse to set up and operate your HRGX DVR.
To use the mouse, connect the mouse cable to the USB port at the rear of the DVR. The mouse
should be detected automatically.
Note
If you prefer, you can use your own mouse instead of the supplied mouse. Ask
your Honeywell dealer for a list of compatible mice.
The following table describes basic mouse operations:
Name
Action
Description
Click
Live view: Select channel and display quick set menu.
Menu: Select and enter.
Double-click
Live view: Switch between single-screen and multi-screen.
Press and drag
Live view: Select time bar.
PTZ control: Pan, tilt, and zoom.
Privacy masking and motion detection: Select target area.
Digital zoom: Select target area.
Click
Live view: Show menu.
Menu: Exit menu.
Scroll up
Live view: Go to previous screen.
Shortcut menu: Go to previous item.
Scroll down
Live view: Go to next screen.
Shortcut menu: Go to next item.
Left Mouse Button
Right Mouse Button
Scroll Wheel
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Remote Control Operation
Although it is recommended to use a mouse to set up and operate your HRGX DVR, you can
also use the supplied IR remote control. Two AAA batteries (not included) must be installed
before use.
The following illustration shows the layout of the remote control.
1
DEV
ABC
4
6
8
1
2
3
GHI
JKL
MNO
4
5
6
PQRS
TUV
WXYZ
7
8
9
A
EDIT
0
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7
INFO
VOIP/MON
MENU
PREV
Button
1
Power
Turns DVR on/off.
2
DEV
Enables/disables remote control.
3
Alphanumeric
Inputs numbers/characters in edit
mode. Selects channel to view in
live view and playback mode.
4
EDIT
Deletes characters before cursor,
selects check boxes in edit mode.
Generates video clips for backup in
playback mode.
5
A
Switches between uppercase and
lowercase letters, symbols,
numeric input.
6
REC
Accesses manual record menu.
Calls preset in PTZ mode (press
REC, then preset number).
7
PLAY
Accesses all-day playback menu.
8
INFO
Reserved
9
PREV
Switches between single screen
and multi-screen layout in live view
mode.
10
MENU
Accesses main menu.
11
VOIP/MON
Selects all items in a list.
12
Direction/
ENTER
Move cursor up/down/left/right in
edit mode. Cycle through channels
in live view mode. In playback
mode, up/down buttons speed
up/slow down playback, left/right
buttons jump back/forward 30 s.
13
PTZ
Enters PTZ control mode.
14
ESC
Returns to previous menu.
15
RESERVED
Reserved
16
PTZ Controls
Control iris, focus, and zoom of
PTZ camera.
17
F1
Selects all items in a list.
18
F2
Cycles through tabbed pages.
9
11
12
ENTER
16
3
PLAY
REC
10
13
2
DEF
No.
ESC
PTZ
+
IRIS
+
14
+
–
15
+
F1
17
F2
18
FOCUS ZOOM
Function
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Pairing the Remote Control with the DVR
To pair the remote control with the DVR, follow these steps:
1.
Turn on the DVR.
2.
Using the mouse, log in to the DVR.
3.
Right-click anywhere on the screen to display the shortcut menu, and then click Menu.
4.
If prompted, enter your password.
5.
In the main menu, click Settings.
6.
In System Settings, on the General page, click the More Settings tab.
7.
Make a note of the device number of the DVR. The default device number is 255.
8.
Press the DEV button on the remote control, input the device number, and then press the
ENTER button.
Troubleshooting the Remote Control
If there is no response when you try to use the remote control, follow these steps:
1.
Check that the batteries are properly installed. Ensure that the polarities are not reversed.
2.
Check that the IR receiver on the DVR front panel is not obstructed.
3.
Aim the remote control at the IR receiver.
If the problem persists, contact your Honeywell dealer for a replacement.
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Menu Structure
Menu
Clip Search
Manual
HDD
Record
Camera
Settings
Maintenance
Shutdown
Normal
Record
General
Schedule
OSD
General
System Info
Lock
Event
Alarm
Advanced
Encoding
Image
Network
Log Search
Shutdown
HDD Detect
Advanced
PTZ
Alarm
Configuration
Reboot
Holiday
Motion
Display
Upgrade
Privacy Mask
Exceptions
Default
Video
Tampering
User
Net Detect
Tag
Video Loss
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Installing the DVR
2
This chapter contains the following sections:
•
Installation Precautions, page 17
•
Connecting External Devices, page 18
•
Starting Up and Shutting Down the DVR, page 21
•
Using the Setup Wizard, page 22
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Accessing the Main Menu, page 25
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Setting the System Date and Time, page 26
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Upgrading the Firmware, page 27
•
HDD Storage Calculation, page 28
Installation Precautions
Follow these precautions when installing the DVR:
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Use brackets for rack mounting.
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Ensure that there is at least 0.75 in. (2 cm) of space between rack-mounted devices.
•
Ensure that there is ample room for the audio and video cables.
•
When installing cables, ensure that the bend radius of the cable is at least five times the
cable diameter.
•
Ensure that the DVR is properly grounded.
•
Ensure that the environmental temperature is between 14°F (–10°C) and 131°F (55°C).
•
Ensure that the environmental humidity is between 10 percent and 90 percent.
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Connecting External Devices
Video, audio, network, and other connections are made using the rear panel connectors (see
Rear Panel Layout, page 10).
Connecting Cameras
Connect the coaxial cables from the cameras to the Video In BNC connectors.
Connecting Monitors
Connect your main video monitor to the VGA or HDMI output. Connect a spot monitor, if used,
to the Video Out BNC connector.
Connecting Audio Devices
To record audio, connect your audio sources to the Audio In RCA connectors. To play audio,
connect a speaker to the Audio Out RCA connector.
Connecting to a Local Area Network
Connect a Cat5 Ethernet cable to the LAN RJ45 jack.
Connecting a Mouse
Connect the supplied USB mouse to the rear panel USB port. This leaves the front panel USB
port available for importing data from, or exporting data to, a USB flash drive.
Connecting a PTZ Camera or Other RS-485 Device
Connect the R+ and R– terminals of the PTZ receiver or other RS-485 device to the D+ and D–
terminals of the RS-485 interface. Press and hold the orange part of the terminal block, insert
the wire, then release the orange part to lock the wire in place.
Connecting Alarm Devices
Connect alarm devices to the Alarm In/Out interface. Press and hold the orange part of the
terminal block, insert the wire, then release the orange part to lock the wire in place.
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Alarm Input
The alarm input should be an open/closed dry contact relay. If an open/closed relay is not used,
connect the alarm input as follows:
Alarm Output
The alarm output relay supports connections to AC/DC loads. DC loads must be within the limit
of 12 V DC / 1 A.
Refer to the following diagram when connecting to AC/DC loads:
CAUTION Risk of electric shock. An external relay is necessary to prevent
electric shock when connecting to an AC load.
Connecting Power
Connect the supplied power adapter to the 12 V DC power input. It is strongly recommended
that you use an uninterruptible power supply when powering the DVR.
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Typical Installation
The following diagram shows a typical HRGX DVR installation:
Alarm Sensor
Alarm Out
IR Remote
Control
Web Browser
Multi-Site Software
Alarm Input/Output
Internet
Cameras
Mobile
Device
Video In
USB
For backing up
video clips
Video Out
Main Monitor Spot Monitor
(BNC)
VGA
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Microphone
USB Mouse
Support
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Starting Up and Shutting Down the DVR
Following correct startup and shutdown procedures will help to prolong the life of your DVR.
Before you begin, ensure that all extension cords, surge protectors, and uninterruptible power
supplies used with the device are rated to handle the device’s electrical requirements, and that
the device is properly grounded.
To turn on the DVR:
1.
Ensure that the DVR is connected to a suitable power source.
2.
Turn on the power switch on the rear panel of the DVR. The POWER LED on the front
panel lights solid green when the DVR is receiving power.
Note
The DVR takes approximately 45 seconds to initialize after it is turned on.
To turn off the DVR:
Note
To shut down the device, you must be logged in as the admin user or else have
shutdown privileges assigned to you.
1.
In live view mode, right-click anywhere on the screen to display the shortcut menu, and
then click Menu.
2.
If prompted, enter your password.
3.
In the main menu, click Shutdown.
4.
In the Shutdown menu, click Shutdown.
5.
Click Yes to confirm that you want to shut down the system.
6.
Turn off the power switch on the rear panel of the DVR.
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Using the Setup Wizard
The setup wizard starts by default when you turn on the DVR. The wizard will guide you through
the initial setup of the DVR.
Note
It is strongly recommended that you use the supplied mouse to set up and
operate the DVR. If you have not already done so, plug the mouse into the USB
on the rear panel of the DVR.
1.
The Start wizard when device starts? check box is enabled by default. If you want to
stop the setup wizard from starting each time you turn on the DVR, clear the check box.
2.
Click Next to continue to the next screen.
3.
Click the Admin Password field to display the on-screen numerical keypad, enter your
DVR’s admin password (the default admin password is 12345), and then click Enter.
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4.
If you want to create a new password, select the New Admin Password check box, enter
a new password in the New Password field, and then re-enter the new password in the
Confirm field.
5.
Click Next to continue to the next screen.
6.
Specify your DVR’s network settings. If you want to configure the IP address, subnet
mask, default gateway, and DNS addresses manually, clear the Enable DHCP check box.
7.
Click Next to continue to the next screen.
8.
Select a camera, and then specify the desired recording resolution, frame rate, and
recording time. You can use the DiskCalculator storage estimator tool included with your
DVR to help you determine these settings. See also HDD Storage Calculation, page 28.
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9.
Specify the recording settings for each camera that is connected to your DVR. To copy the
same settings to one or more additional cameras, click Copy, select the check boxes of
the channel(s) that you want to copy the settings to (or select the Analog check box to
select all the channels), and then click OK.
10. Click Next to continue to the next screen.
11. Motion detection is disabled for all channels by default. Click the channel(s) that you want
to enable motion detection for, or click Analog to select all channels, and then click OK.
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Accessing the Main Menu
Use the following procedure to access the main menu.
To access the main menu:
1.
In live view mode, right-click anywhere on the main monitor screen to display the shortcut
menu, and then click Menu.
2.
If prompted, enter the DVR’s admin password, and then click OK. The default admin
password is 12345.
3.
In Menu, click the submenu you want to open: Clip Search, Manual, HDD, Record,
Camera, Settings, Maintenance, or Shutdown.
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Setting the System Date and Time
Before you begin using the DVR, set the system date and time to ensure that recordings and
events are time-stamped correctly.
To set the system date and time:
1.
Go to Menu > Settings. The System Settings window opens.
2.
On the General page, under General, configure the following settings:
3.
•
Time Zone
Select your time zone from the list.
•
Date Format
Select MM-DD-YYYY, YYYY-MM-DD, or DD-MM-YYYY.
•
System Date
Click the calendar icon to display the on-screen calendar,
and then select the current date.
•
System Time
Click the clock icon, and then enter the current time
(hh:mm:ss).
Click Apply to save your settings.
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Upgrading the Firmware
To obtain the latest firmware for your HRGX DVR, contact your Honeywell dealer. The firmware
can be upgraded locally (by connecting a USB flash drive or other device containing the
firmware file to the DVR) or remotely (via FTP server).
To upgrade the firmware locally:
1.
Insert a USB flash drive containing the digicap.dav file into the USB port on the front of
the DVR. Ensure that no other USB flash drive or storage device is connected to the DVR.
2.
Go to Menu > Maintenance > Upgrade > Local Upgrade. The digicap.dav file should
appear in the file list under Local Upgrade.
3.
Click digicap.dav, and then click Upgrade. The DVR restarts automatically after the
upgrade is complete.
To upgrade the firmware remotely via FTP:
1.
Ensure that your DVR and the PC running the FTP server are properly connected to the
network and that the digicap.dav file is saved in the appropriate directory on the PC.
2.
Go to Menu > Maintenance > Upgrade > FTP.
3.
In the FTP Server Address field, type the address of the FTP server you want to access,
and then click Upgrade.
4.
After the firmware upgrade is complete, restart the DVR.
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HDD Storage Calculation
The following table estimates storage space usage based on recording one channel for hour at
a fixed bit rate. Actual usage will vary.
Bit Rate (Kbps)
Storage Used (MB)
96
42
128
56
160
70
192
84
224
98
256
112
320
140
384
168
448
196
512
225
640
281
768
337
896
393
1024
450
1280
562
1536
675
1792
787
2048
900
3072
1350
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Operating the DVR
3
This chapters contains the following sections:
•
Using Live View, page 29
•
Playing Back Video, page 31
•
Exporting Video, page 33
Using Live View
Live view mode is the DVR’s default mode. When you start the DVR, live video from the
connected cameras displays automatically on the monitor.
On-Screen Notifications
The following icons appear in the upper right corner of each channel’s screen when the camera
is recording and/or when an event alarm has been triggered:
Indicates video is being recorded. This may be a scheduled recording, a recording
initiated manually by the DVR operator, or it may be initiated by motion or a relay alarm.
Indicates video loss/tampering, motion detection, or a relay alarm.
Quick Setting Toolbar
The following toolbar appears when you click on a channel in live view mode:
Start/Stop Recording
Audio On/Mute
Instant Playback
Digital Zoom
PTZ Control
Close
Image Settings
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Shortcut Menu
The following menu appears when you right-click on the screen in live view mode:
Name
Description
Menu
Enter the main menu.
Single Screen
Switch to full screen view. Select channel from list.
Multi-screen
Switch to multi-screen view. Select option from list.
Previous Screen
Go to previous channel.
Next Screen
Go to next channel.
Start Auto-switch
Enable auto-switching between channels.
Start Recording
Start all-day normal recording or motion detection recording for all channels.
Quick Set
Set video output mode to Standard, Bright, Gentle, or Vivid.
Today’s Video
Play back day’s video of current channel.
Aux Monitor
Disable main output and switch to auxiliary output. Aux monitor must be
connected.
Main/Aux Output Switching
When HDMI/VGA output is configured as the main output, you can switch to Main BNC output
by double-clicking the mouse wheel anywhere on the screen. The message "Double-click the
mouse again to switch the auxiliary and main output?" appears. Double-click the mouse wheel
again to continue, or click Cancel to cancel the operation.
To switch back to the main HDMI/VGA output, right-click on the screen in live view mode to
display the shortcut menu, and then click Main Monitor.
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Playing Back Video
Use the following procedures to play back recorded video.
To play back the last five minutes of video:
1.
Click a channel in live view mode to display the quick setting toolbar.
2.
On the toolbar, click the Instant Playback button
video from the last five minutes.
. The channel begins playing back
You can use the on-screen playback controls to move backwards or forwards through the
video or to pause playback.
3.
To return to live view mode, click the Exit button.
To search and play back video from the current day or other dates:
1.
Right-click a channel in live view mode to display the shortcut menu, and then click
Today’s Video. The playback interface appears.
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2.
3.
To display the channel and date selection panel, move the mouse to the right edge of the
playback interface.
•
To switch playback to another channel or to play back video from multiple cameras
simultaneously, select one or more additional cameras from the list.
•
To play back video from a different date, double-click the date in the calendar. The
dates with recorded video are shown in blue or red. Blue indicates normal recording.
Red indicates event recording.
Control playback using the control panel at the bottom of the screen. Drag the yellow
indicator to the desired playback point in the timeline.
Zoom in on timeline
Zoom out on timeline
Audio on/off
Clipping start/stop
Add default tag
Add customized tag
Tag management
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Recorded video
Current
for playback
playback point
Go to date/time
Play reverse
Stop
Pause/Play
30s reverse
30s forward
Slow down
Speed up
Previous day
Next day
Timeline
Hide control panel*
Exit playback
* To show the control
panel again, right-click on
the screen to display the
shortcut menu, and then
click Control Panel.
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Exporting Video
Use the following procedures to export recorded video files and customized video clips.
To export recorded video files:
1.
Insert a USB flash drive or other external storage device into the USB port on the front of
the DVR.
2.
Go to Menu > Clip Search > Normal.
3.
On the Normal page, under Normal, select the channel(s) you want to search, or click
Analog to select all the channels.
4.
Configure the following search parameters:
•
Record Type
Select one of the following recording types: Normal, Motion,
Alarm, Motion |Alarm, Motion & Alarm, Manual, or All.
•
File Type
Select one of the following file types: Unlocked, Locked, or All.
•
Start Time
Select the date and time for the start point of the search.
•
End Time
Select the date and time for the end point of the search.
Note
The start and end search points must fall within the range listed next to Start/End
time of record.
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5.
Click Search. The Search result window opens, displaying a list of search results.
6.
Select the video file that you want to export, and then click Export. The Export window
opens.
7.
Click Export to save the video file to your USB storage device.
To export customized video clips:
1.
During video playback, use the clipping start/stop function on the playback control panel
to create a video clip.
2.
Close the playback interface. The following message appears: "There are some video clips
to be saved. Do you want to save them now?" Click Yes. The Export window opens.
3.
If you have not already done so, insert your USB storage device into the USB port on the
DVR, and then click Refresh.
4.
Click Export to save the video clip to your USB storage device.
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