QUICK SETUP MANUAL
easynet™ Pro Series DVR
ED-P400/P800/P1600
This manual is intended for initial setup only. The user should read the entire
instructions manual before using this product. The user instructions manual can be
downloaded via NUVICO website. www.nuvico.com
TABLE OF CONTENTS
HOW TO SET REMOTE CONTROL ID ........................................................................................................................... 2
HOW TO START THE DVR ............................................................................................................................................... 3
HOW TO SET DATE/TIME ................................................................................................................................................. 4
QUICK RECORD SETUP ................................................................................................................................................... 6
HOW TO SETUP IP ADDRESS UNDER THE NETWORK SETUP .......................................................................... 10
HOW TO SEARCH FOR VIDEO USING “TIME SEARCH” METHOD ...................................................................... 15
HOW TO SEARCH FOR VIDEO USING “CALENDAR SEARCH” METHOD .......................................................... 17
HOW TO COPY VIDEOS INTO CD/DVD/USB ............................................................................................................. 19
HOW TO VIEW COPIED VIDEO ..................................................................................................................................... 21
HOW TO LOG IN TO THE DVR ...................................................................................................................................... 24
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HOW TO SET REMOTE CONTROL ID
Example: How to program ID 1 (Factory Default) into the remote control. It is a 3 step
process.
• Press ID button, then, press 1 button, then finally, press ID button again to save.
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HOW TO START THE DVR
1. Connect the supplied USB mouse into any available USB port.
2. Connect the power cable from the power source outlet (preferably a UPS) to the back of the DVR.
Turn on and start the DVR.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press the POWER button for 3 seconds.
• Using Mouse: Not supported
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HOW TO SET DATE/TIME
When the DVR is powered on for the very first time, the time and date may be incorrect. Before any other operation of the
DVR is started, it is important to setup the time and the date.
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press MENU button and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Setup Menu] icon.
2. Access DATE / TIME submenu.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight [DATE/TIME], and press ↵ button.
• Mouse: Click on the [DATE/TIME] line under the Quick Setup Tab.
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3. Change to the desired value.
• Front Panel/Remote: Use and press     buttons and ↵ button to modify to desired value.
• Mouse: Click on the desired value and modify.
Time Sync: When checked, it will synchronize the DVR’s time to its regional NTP (Network Time Server) if an active
internet connection is maintained.
Time Zone: Select appropriate Time Zone for your location.
Format: Allows the format and display of DATE/ Time to be customized.
Time: Set or modify the Date and Time.
4. Save the changes.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight [Save] and press ↵ button to save.
• Mouse: Click on [Save] to save.
5. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press and hold onto ESC button for 2 seconds.
• Mouse: Right click on your mouse twice.
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QUICK RECORD SETUP
In GLOBAL RECORD under QUICK SETUP, you can set recording parameters that applies to entire cameras.
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press MENU button and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Setup Menu] icon.
2. Access the GLOBAL RECORD sub-menu.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight [GLOBAL RECORD], and press ↵ button.
• Mouse: Click on the [GLOBAL RECORD] line under the Quick Setup Tab.
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3. Change to the desired value.
• Front Panel/Remote: Use and press     and ↵ button to modify to desired value.
• Mouse: Click on the desired value and modify.
REC.: On or Off. Refers to Continuous (24/7) recording for all cameras.
RES: CIF,2CIF or 4CIF. Refers to recording resolution for all cameras. CIF being lowest, and 4CIF being the best.
PPS: 1, 2, 4, 7, 15, 30. Refers to pictures per second for all cameras. 1 being jerky, and 30 being smooth, real-time video.
Quality: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5. Refers to detail level for all cameras. Q1 is least detailed, and Q5 is superfine, most
detailed.
Event: On or Off. Activates Motion or Alarm recording for all cameras.
IMPORTANT: Should you wish the DVR to record ONLY when the motion is detected, make sure that the [REC.] is
set to “OFF” and Event is set to “ON”. Illustration is shown below.
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4. RECORD WIZARD –Continuous (24/7) Record Mode Only• Front Panel/Remote: Use     and ↵ button to modify to desired value.
• Mouse: Click on the desired value and modify.
Picture Quality –Better pictures quality but slower PPSWhen the DVR is configured to Picture Quality Priority Mode, it will automatically adjust its recording frame rate and
resolution based on the number of days specified to give you the highest picture quality possible.
Frame Rate –Smoother video speed but sacrifices picture clarityWhen the DVR is configured to Frame Rate Priority Mode, it will automatically adjust its recording resolution and quality
based on the numbers of days specified to give you the highest frame rate possible.
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5. Save the changes.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight [Save] and press ↵ button to save.
• Mouse: Click on [Save] to save.
6. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press and hold onto ESC button for 2 seconds.
• Mouse: Right click on your mouse twice.
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HOW TO SETUP IP ADDRESS UNDER THE NETWORK SETUP
The network menu allows for adjustment to the TCP/IP settings for viewing video across a local area network or through
the internet.
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press MENU button and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Setup Menu] icon.
2. Select Advanced Setup.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button and ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Advanced Setup].
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3. Select Network and access the sub-menu of NETWORK.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button multiple times to move over to [NETWORK], then, press  button
twice to highlight [NETWORK], and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: First, click on the [NETWORK] icon, and then click on the [NETWORK] text.
4. Make necessary changes.
• Front Panel/Remote: For DHCP, Press  button and press ↵ to check or uncheck.
For IP, Netmask, Gateway, DNS1, DNS2, Port, follow the instructions below. (These parameters are given by your
Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator on a corporate network environment.)
Highlight the first group of IP address and press ↵ button. When first group of IP is highlighted, use buttons 1 ~ 10 to
modify to desired value. NOTE: 10 is used for [0].
Example of entering “192.168.0.100”
When first group of IP is highlighted, press 1 9 2  1 6 8  10  1 10 10
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• Mouse: For DHCP, click on the “On” checkmark to enable or to disable.
For IP, Netmask, Gateway, DNS1, DNS2, Port, follow the instructions below. (These parameters are given by your
Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator on a corporate network environment.)
Highlight and click the IP portion on the screen.
Virtual numeric keypad will pop up on the screen. Use your mouse to click on the desired value such as 0 ~9, Backspace,
Enter and Clear button.
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DHCP: Obtains IP, Netmask, Gateway, DNS1, DNS2 automatically from your internet device or Router. Only enable this
when you know that DHCP is supported by your device.
IP: IP Address
Netmask: Subnet Mask
Gateway: Gateway, usually referred to as IP Address of your router on the network.
DNS1: Primary Domain Name Server Address, given by your Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator.
DNS2: Secondary Domain Name Server Address, given by your Internet Service Provider or Network Administrator.
Port: 7000 is the factory default. This port number is customizable and can be changed.
Host Name: Type the address that is shown here to your web browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google
Chrome, or Apple Safari.
When the DVR is connected and configured to connect to public internet, it will display
unique address such as http://hostname.nuvicoconnect.com:7000
For example: http://u123432.nuvicoconnect.com:7000 can be typed into any web
browser and the user can view/playback the videos from the DVR via the web browser.
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5. Save the changes.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight [Save] and press ↵ button to save.
• Mouse: Click on [Save] to save.
6. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press and hold onto ESC button for 2 seconds.
• Mouse: Right click on your mouse twice.
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HOW TO SEARCH FOR VIDEO USING “TIME SEARCH” METHOD
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press SEARCH button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Search] icon.
2. Select Time Search.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button twice to highlight [Time Search] and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Time Search] icon.
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3. Enter your desired Date and Time.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press ↵ button and use   to change to the desired value for Month/Day/Year
and Hour/Minute/Second. When finished, press ↵ button. Then, press  button
couple of times to highlight [Start] and press ↵ button. Your desired video will
start playing.
• Using Mouse: Click on the desired group such as Month/Day/Year/Hour/Minute/Second and click on the [] []
part of the screen to change the value. Then, highlight and click on [Start]. Your desired video
will start playing.
4. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button.
• Mouse: Click on the X (Close).
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HOW TO SEARCH FOR VIDEO USING “CALENDAR SEARCH” METHOD
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press SEARCH button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Search] icon.
2. Select Calendar Search.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button three times to highlight [Calendar Search] and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Calendar Search] icon.
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3.Select Year, then Month, and Finally the day of the month.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button to highlight Month and press ↵ button. Use and press  
buttons to select your desired month and press ↵ button to exit. Use the same
method for year and day.
• Using Mouse: Click on either the Year/Date or Day and change to the desired value.
4.Select your desired time of the day.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press     buttons to highlight the time of the day. Then, use and press
  button to select your desired time and press ↵ button. Your desired video
will start playing.
• Using Mouse: Click on the desired time of the day. Your desired video will start playing.
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5. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press  button.
• Mouse: Click on the X (Close).
HOW TO COPY VIDEOS INTO CD/DVD/USB
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press COPY button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Copy] icon.
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2. Set your desired video copy parameters.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Use and press either     buttons to highlight different parameters and
press ↵ button to get into the sub-menu to change the value. When the value is
changed, press ↵ button again to save. Values below can be changed.
• Using Mouse: Click on the different parameters and click to change the value. Values below can be changed.
Media: CD/DVD or USB or USB(MP4). USB(MP4) is a industry standardized video file where it can be played in Quick
Time or VLC Player. Also, since there can be more one similar devices connected to the DVR, you can also choose
which device to use, which is located on the right side of media selection.
Record: Informational purpose only: This section displays the earliest recording date/time to the latest recording time
that are present on the DVR.
Bookmark: During playback of video, user could have bookmarked certain section. If it was bookmarked, the lists will
show up here.
Time: Enter your desired start and the end time of your video to be copied.
Channel: By factory default, “Select All” is checked, therefore, all the channels or cameras will be copied. However,
should you want to copy only the specific cameras, you can unselect “Select All” and check only the cameras that you
desire to be copied. NOTE: When “EXE” is checked, DVR will make self executable file where it can be played on any PC
without the need of installing NUVICO player software to view the file. Extremely useful if you want to give the copied
video to law enforcement and etc.
File Name: By factory default, the file name will be start date/time of the video. Should you want to customize the file
name, you can enter it here.
Estimate: If you are unsure about the file size outcome, you can click on “Estimate” and the DVR will estimate the total
size of the copied file for you.
Start/Exit/EJECT: When all the values are entered, you can either Start the copying process, Exit the copying process. If
you doing CD/DVD copying, you can choose “EJECT” to open the tray to insert blank media.
IMPORTANT NOTE: CD-R or DVD-R mediums only. No RW or + of any kind.
3. To exit out to the Live screen.
• Front Panel/Remote: Press and hold onto ESC button for 2 seconds.
• Mouse: Right click on your mouse twice.
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HOW TO VIEW COPIED VIDEO
1. Insert the copied medium such CD/DVD or USB Thumbdrive into the DVR.
2. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press SEARCH button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Search] icon.
3. Choose your desired medium such as DVD or USB.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Use and press either     buttons to highlight DVD or USB and
press ↵ button to select.
• Using Mouse: Click on either DVD or USB.
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4.DVR will search for video from your desired medium.
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5. DVR will display videos that are available on your desired medium.
6. Follow Time Search method that is explained on page 15.
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HOW TO LOG IN TO THE DVR
To start using the DVR, first, you have to log in.
1. Follow the instructions below.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press LOCK button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Log In] icon.
2. You need to input admin password [0 0 0 0 0 0] for the DVR.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Use and press either     buttons repeatedly to highlight [Keyboard] icon.
Then, press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Click on the [Keyboard] icon.
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3. On screen keyboard should now appear. The default admin password for the DVR is [0 0 0 0 0 0].
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Use and press either     button repeatedly to highlight [0], then, press
↵ button six times. Finally use and press either     button to highlight [↵]
and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Highlight [0] and click six times, then, highlight [↵] and click.
4. Lastly, when you select [OK] you are now logged on as admin.
• Using Front Panel/Remote: Press  button repeatedly until you highlight [OK] and press ↵ button.
• Using Mouse: Highlight [OK] and click.
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