Canon RM-25, VB-H610D, VB-M600VE, VB-S900F, RM-25 V3.0, VB-M40B, RM-9, VB-M600D, VB-S800D, RM-9 V3.0 User manual

Canon RM-25, VB-H610D, VB-M600VE, VB-S900F, RM-25 V3.0, VB-M40B, RM-9, VB-M600D, VB-S800D, RM-9 V3.0 User manual
Network Video Recording Software
This guide describes the basic operation of RM Viewer. For a more detailed description of
the operation, see the “Administrator Manual” on the supplied CD-ROM.
Viewer Operation Guide
Viewer Features
Starting/Exiting the Viewer
The toolbar has buttons for accessing
commonly used functions.
Double-click the [RM Viewer] icon on the desktop.
 The RM-Lite icon has a different appearance.
Enter the [Host Name], [User Name] and
[Password] and click [Connect].
Tabs allow different layouts to be open at the
same time for quick access.
(RM-Lite does not support the tabs function.)
The Viewer starts.
Record the user name and password here:
Audio Panel
User name
Lets you send/receive live audio for a camera
or play back recorded audio.
Camera Selector
If you record your user name and password here, be sure to handle this
document carefully, so as not to reveal them to an unauthorized person.
Displays a list of cameras. Select the camera
you want to view from the list.
[Search for:] searches for cameras in the list
that meet the search criteria, such as the
camera name or tag.
Select [File] > [Exit].
The Viewer exits.
Viewing Area
Place and arrange video windows in this
Camera Control
Controls the settings on the camera. See
“Controlling a Camera” on the other side of this
Searching for a Camera and Viewing Video
Search for a camera to view using various search criteria.
Click the search button ( ) on the
Camera Selector and select the type of
search criteria.
Type the search criteria to search for
the camera.
Double-click a camera in the search
results list to open a video window for
the camera.
Selecting an Event and Viewing the Video
You can search for events and play back video from an event in the search results.
Click [Search] on the Toolbar to display the
[Event Search] dialog box.
Specify the search criteria and click [Search]
to start searching.
Select the event you want to view and click
[Play Back Video].
Live Events Log
Displays events that occurred within the last hour when
the log is first opened after starting the Viewer.
Video Window
Displays recording information and past events.
Points to the time code being played. Drag the playhead to
change the time code of the video in the video window.
Displays a live or a recorded video from a camera.
Toolbar buttons
[Record Now]
Click t to return to the previously displayed layout. Click u to display the
next layout.
Starts recording video.
Captures a still frame of the displayed video. The still frame can be saved.
Selects and switches to a different video window layout.
[Viewer PTZ]
Displays a grid in the background of the viewing area.
You can zoom a region of the camera video in the video window using
Viewer PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom).
Zooms in and out of the viewing area.
Displays the Camera Control dialog box, used for controlling a camera.
Searches for events. Video can be played back from an event in the search
Controlling a Camera
Playing Back Recordings
Click the video window of the camera you
want to control.
Playback Using the Timeline
Click the video window of the
camera you want to use for
Click [Control] on the toolbar to display the [Camera
Control] dialog box.
Playback from a Specified Time
Drag to move the time display on the timeline.
Pan (Right/Left) / Tilt (Up/Down)
Use the arrow buttons to pan or tilt a camera that has
the pan/tilt feature.
Drag the slider to change the zoom.
Select Preset
Select from a list of camera angles that you preset on
the camera.
Events for the selected camera
Recorded video
Events for non-selected cameras
Control the Camera Directly Using the Live Video
zz Use “Playback Using the Timeline” to start playback at any
point, such as at events. Use “Playback from a Specified
Time” to start playback at a specific time.
zz You can play back video from multiple cameras
simultaneously, or play back video recorded at different
times with the same camera.
Controlling/Saving the Playback Video
Controlling the Playback Video
to display a menu.
• To change the size of the video window, change [Video Display Size].
• To make dark areas of the video lighter, adjust the level of [Viewer
Shade Control].
Select a date and time, and click
Playback starts in the video window.
All buttons on the [Camera Control] dialog box become
Click the time or event that you want to play back.
Zoom the video in/out
with the slider
Click [Jump] to display the [Jump to Time]
dialog box.
Scroll Backwards
Scroll Forwards
Back 1 Day
Forward 1 Day
Back 1 Week
Forward 1 Week
Drag this area to the left or right to change the time display
Adjust the camera image quality using the exposure or
smart shade control.
Center the video at a point by
clicking the [+] cursor there
Playback starts in the video window.
Click the video window of the
camera you want to use for
Fast Reverse
Zooming In/Out on the Timeline
Fast Forward
Zoom in on the timeline to display more detail and zoom out to display
the entire timeline.
Previous Event
Previous Frame
Next Frame
Next Event
Fast reverse (each click changes the speed in sequence: 1x, 2x, 5x, 10x)
Fast forward (each click changes the speed in sequence: 2x, 5x, 10x)
Saving a Specific Video (to External Media)
Returning to the Live Video
zz The [Cannot get camera control] message is displayed when another
Viewer with higher camera control privileges is controlling the camera.
Please contact your administrator.
zz Depending on the type of camera, some functions might not be available.
For details, see the “Administrator Manual”.
zz Ask your administrator in advance about how to operate a camera while it
is recording.
Switch from the recorded video to the live video.
Saves a specific recorded video in Quicktime format (*.mov) to a
desired location.
You cannot use [Fast Reverse], [Previous Frame], and [Next Frame] for recordings in MPEG-4 or H.264 format.
 RM-Lite does not support MPEG-4 or H.264 recording.
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