ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 - Northeast Security Solutions

ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16
4 / 8 / 16 CH, H.264, 1080p Full HD Hybrid DVR
User’s Manual
Copyright © EverFocus Electronics Corp.
Release Date: DecemberMarch, 20167
EVERFOCUS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16
User’s Manual
 1995-20167 EverFocus Electronics Corp.
www.everfocus.com.tw
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Safety Precautions
Refer all work related to the installation of this product to qualified service personnel or system
installers.
 Do not block the ventilation openings or slots on the cover.
 Do not drop metallic parts through slots. This could permanently damage the appliance.
Turn the power off immediately and contact qualified service personnel for service.
 Do not attempt to disassemble the appliance. To prevent electric shock, do not remove
screws or covers. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Contact qualified service
personnel for maintenance. Handle the appliance with care. Do not strike or shake, as this
may damage the appliance.
 Do not expose the appliance to water or moisture, nor try to operate it in wet areas. Do
take immediate action if the appliance becomes wet. Turn the power off and refer servicing
to qualified service personnel. Moisture may damage the appliance and also may cause
electric shock.
 Do not use strong or abrasive detergents when cleaning the appliance body. Use a dry cloth
to clean the appliance when it is dirty. When the dirt is hard to remove, use a mild
detergent and wipe gently.
 Do not overload outlets and extension cords as this may result in a risk of fire or electric
shock.
 Do not operate the appliance beyond its specified temperature, humidity or power source
ratings. Do not use the appliance in an extreme environment where high temperature or
high humidity exists. Use the DVR at temperatures within 0°C~40°C / 32°F~104°F (Storage).
The input power source is 12VDC 5A.

Read Instructions
All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated.

Retain Instructions
The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.

Heed Warnings
All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

Follow Instructions
All operating and use instructions should be followed.
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
Cleaning
Unplug the unit from the outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners, abrasive or
aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning

Attachments
Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may
cause hazards.

Water and Moisture
Do not use this unit near water-for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or
laundry tub, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, in an unprotected outdoor
installation, or any area which is classified as a wet location.

Servicing
Do not attempt to service this unit by yourself as opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.

Power Cord Protection
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched
by items placed upon or against them, playing particular attention to cords and plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.

Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into this unit through openings as they may touch
dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the unit.

Battery
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
a. Use only two AAA dry cell batteries.
b. Do not dispose of the batteries in a fire as it may explode.

RTC (Real Time Clock) Battery
When encounter failure of time calibration of your DVR, the issue may be caused by
running-out of RTC battery. Users will have to change the RTC battery on the main board
of the DVR.
ATTENTION! This is a class A product which may cause radio interference in a
domestic environment; in this case, the user may be urged to take adequate measures.
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Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the 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 a residential installation. 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 in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
•Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
•Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the users’ authority to operate this equipment.
This Product is RoHS compliant.
WEEE
Your EverFocus product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and
components which can be recycled and reused. This symbol means that electrical and
electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from your
household waste. Please, dispose of this equipment at your local community waste
collection/recycling centre. In the European Union there are separate collection systems
for used electrical and electronic product.
Please, help us to conserve the environment we live in!
This product complies with the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Specification Adopter Agreement.
The information in this manual was current upon publication. The manufacturer reserves the right
to revise and improve his products. Therefore, all specifications are subject to change without prior
notice. Manufacturer is not responsible for misprints or typographical errors.
Please read this manual carefully before installing and using this unit. Be sure to keep it handy for
later reference.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
2.
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
3.
3.1
3.2
3.3
4.
4.1
Introduction ....................................................................................................................... 1
Features ............................................................................................................................. 3
eZ. Controller Function Description .................................................................................. 4
Packing List ........................................................................................................................ 6
Optional Accessories ......................................................................................................... 6
Front Panel......................................................................................................................... 7
Rear Panel .......................................................................................................................... 9
Installation ........................................................................................................................11
Hard Disk Installation ....................................................................................................... 11
2.1.1 Hard Disk Compatibility List ...........................................................................14
Basic Connection ............................................................................................................. 15
2.2.1 Monitor Connection.......................................................................................16
2.2.2 Alarm I / O .....................................................................................................17
2.2.3 RS-485 Port ....................................................................................................18
Turning On / Off the Power ......................................................................................... 1918
Checking the Dynamic IP Address ................................................................................... 19
Connecting the DVR to the Network ............................................................................... 24
2.5.1 Router or LAN Connection .............................................................................24
2.5.2 Direct High-Speed Connection .......................................................................27
2.5.3 One-to-One Connection .................................................................................28
Mouse and Front Panel Button Operation....................................................................3231
USB Mouse Operation ................................................................................................. 3231
3.1.1 How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio ....................................................3231
3.1.2 OSD Root Menu .........................................................................................3332
3.1.3 Field Input Options ....................................................................................3332
Front Panel Buttons Operation ................................................................................... 3433
3.2.1 Front Panel Review ....................................................................................3433
3.2.2 How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio ....................................................3433
3.2.3 OSD Root Menu .........................................................................................3534
3.2.4 Field Input Options ....................................................................................3534
General Operation ....................................................................................................... 3635
3.3.1 Login ..........................................................................................................3635
3.3.2 Forget Your Password ................................................................................3736
3.3.3 Camera Selection .......................................................................................3837
3.3.4 Audio Selection ..........................................................................................3837
OSD Root Menu ............................................................................................................4039
PTZ ............................................................................................................................... 4241
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4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
5.
5.1
5.2
5.3
6.
6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.5
6.6
6.7
4.1.1 Express Control of PTZ ...............................................................................4443
Layout Switching .......................................................................................................... 4544
Channel Switching ....................................................................................................... 4544
Display.......................................................................................................................... 4645
Sequence ..................................................................................................................... 4746
Zoom ............................................................................................................................ 4746
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB ....................................................... 4948
Logout .......................................................................................................................... 5251
4.8.1 Temporarily Logout....................................................................................5352
Search and Playback .....................................................................................................5453
Quick Playback ............................................................................................................. 5453
Playback Bar ................................................................................................................. 5554
Searching the Recordings for Playing Back .................................................................. 5756
5.3.1 Time Search ...............................................................................................5756
5.3.2 Event Search ..............................................................................................5857
5.3.3 Smart Search .............................................................................................5958
5.3.4 Snapshot Search ........................................................................................6160
5.3.5 POS Search ................................................................................................6362
Configuration ................................................................................................................6564
Express ......................................................................................................................... 6766
Camera ......................................................................................................................... 6968
6.2.1 Basic Setting ..............................................................................................6968
6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio .......................................................................7170
6.2.2 Adjust Setting ............................................................................................7271
6.2.3 eZ Hopper .................................................................................................. 7372
Record .......................................................................................................................... 7675
Event ............................................................................................................................ 7776
6.4.1 Alarm .........................................................................................................7776
6.4.1.1 Connect a Radio Clock to the DVR ..................................................7978
6.4.2 Video Loss.................................................................................................. 8079
6.4.3 Motion .......................................................................................................8281
6.4.4 Other .........................................................................................................8584
Hard Disk...................................................................................................................... 9190
6.5.1 Disk 9190
6.5.2 Lock/Format ..............................................................................................9291
Display Setting ............................................................................................................. 9392
6.6.1 Monitor OSD ..............................................................................................9392
6.6.2 M/T SEQ .................................................................................................... 9493
Network Settings ......................................................................................................... 9594
6.7.1 LAN. ........................................................................................................ …9594
6.7.2 Email ..........................................................................................................9897
6.7.3 DDNS .........................................................................................................9998
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6.7.4 FTP......................................................................................................... 102101
6.7.5 Alarm Server .......................................................................................... 103102
6.7.6 Remote / Mobile .................................................................................... 104103
6.7.7 Network Testing .................................................................................... 105104
6.8 Schedule Setting ...................................................................................................... 106105
6.8.1 Express Setup ........................................................................................ 106105
6.8.2 Holidays ................................................................................................. 107106
6.8.3 Schedule ................................................................................................ 108107
6.9 System Setting ......................................................................................................... 111110
6.9.1 Date / Time ............................................................................................ 111110
6.9.2 Daylight Saving ...................................................................................... 113112
6.9.3 User Group ............................................................................................ 114113
6.9.4 User Management ................................................................................. 116115
6.9.5 I/O Control ............................................................................................. 119118
6.9.6 EKB200 Setting....................................................................................... 120119
6.9.7 Miscellaneous ........................................................................................ 122121
6.10
Information ........................................................................................................... 124123
6.10.1 System ................................................................................................... 124123
6.10.2 Log.. ....................................................................................................... 125124
7.
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
Remote Access to the DVR........................................................................................126125
Accessing the DVR on the Network ......................................................................... 126125
Remote Live View .................................................................................................... 130129
Menu Bar ................................................................................................................. 132131
Remote Playback ..................................................................................................... 133132
8.
Specifications ............................................................................................................ 134133
9.
Troubleshooting........................................................................................................ 137136
Appendix A: Network Overview .......................................................................................138137
Appendix B: Linksys & D-Link Port Forwarding................................................................. 142141
Appendix C: Timing of Alarm Modes ................................................................................ 146145
Appendix D: Express Setup Recording Value Selection Rules ........................................... 149148
Appendix E: IR Remote Control ........................................................................................151150
Appendix F: RTSP URL Syntax ...........................................................................................152151
Appendix G: Auto HDD Retry Mechanism ........................................................................ 155154
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ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 FHD Hybrid DVR
Chapter
1
1. Introduction
EverFocus ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 is our new eZ.HD hybrid series full HD DVR, supporting TVI and
eZ.HD cameras. These DVRs are designed to deliver excellent high quality images of up to 1080p
full HD resolution that is far superior to traditional analog CCTV. The eZ.HD hybrid series is easy to
install and can integrate with the existing CCTV systems without re-cabling, so this new eZ.HD
hybrid video surveillance system will definitely be your best cost-effective solution.
The ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 DVRs support 4 / 8 / 16-channel analog video inputs with resolution
ranging from D1, 960H, 720p to 1080p full HD and also features triple streams for live view,
playback and recording. In addition, this new series full HD DVR supports both standard coaxial
and UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) cable, allowing for long-distance transmission of full HD images
with zero video latency.
The ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 DVRs are designed with a high-performance hardware which has
multiple video outputs for local monitoring, audio in/out, alarm in/out, RS-485 serial interface, 2
USB interfaces and 1 RJ45 (10/100/1000) Base-T Ethernet interface (ELUX16). Other than that, the
ELUX4 and ELUX8/ELUX16 can be expanded up to 1 and 2 SATA devices respectively, ensuring
large capacity of the video recordings.
EverFocus also provides mobile apps for users to view the camera streams via their mobile devices
(iOS or Android platforms) and also supports web UI for users to remotely access to the
surveillance system. Moreover, it is integrated with our powerful CMS platform, Genie XMS, so it
can be applied in more surveillance scenarios and easily scaled up in the future.
EverFocus also has an innovative function, eZ Hopper, for our new series of DVRs / NVRs, allowing
users to control up to 16 connected DVRs / NVRs with just one single mouse. This breakthrough
feature brings great benefits to the traditional small and medium-sized surveillance system, not
only eliminating the expense of the central monitoring software, but also saving the setup cost
and time.
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System Diagram
Mouse / USB / EKB200
Internal 3.5" HDDs (Optional)
IR Remote Control
Mobile App:
MobileFocus
MobileFocusHD
CMS: Genie XMS
Video Looping
Output
Call Monitor
(CVBS)
Main Monitor
(VGA)
Network
Line Level
Audio In 1~4
Web Remote
Client
Power
Supply
+-
*Camera
Alarm In / Out 1~4
or Radio Clock
Line Level
Audio Out
Main Monitor
(HDMI)
Mouse /
USB /
EKB200
RS-485 Device:
EKB500 / PTZ Camera
* This diagram uses ELUX4 as an example. ELUX16 has 16 Video Inputs; ELUX8 has 8 Video Inputs.
**The VGA port can be used as a Main monitor output for ELUX4 and ELUX8; while for ELUX16,
the VGA port can only be used as a Call monitor output.
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1.1 Features

Megapixel resolution over standard coaxial / UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) cable

eZ upgrade to full HD resolution

Supports hybrid cameras (HD-CVI and HD-SDI are not supported)

Supports 1080p, 720p, 960H or D1 simultaneous video inputs

H.264 compression format for enhancing recording capacity and improving network image
transmission speed

eZ.Controller function: Control camera OSD settings and PTZ operation directly from DVR
end (please refer to 1.2 eZ.Controller Function Description for more details)

Multiple Monitors: Separately configured main and call monitor outputs

High bandwidth full HD recording with recordable reduced bandwidth stream for mobile or
multiplexed viewing applications.

Supports live monitoring and playback of video from mobile devices via MobileFocus (Plus) /
MobileFocusHD (Plus) Apps

Multiple Control Inputs: mouse / front panel / IR remote controller

Remote configuration supports from built-in web interface

Ethernet interface for remote network viewing and control
 eZ Hopper function: Only one mouse to control up to 16 connected EverFocus DVRs / NVRs

Supports radio-controlled clock for time synchronization

Integration with Genie XMS CMS

Multi-language supported
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1.2 eZ. Controller Function Description

eZ.Controller: Easily control PTZ camera from DVR using only coaxial cable.
eZ.Controller allows users to control PTZ camera from DVR using only a coaxial cable without the
need of a RS-485 cable between the PTZ camera and the DVR. Users can easily operate Zoom,
Focus, Iris, Direction, Auto Pan, Preset, Tour and Pattern functions to the PTZ camera through
DVR.
PTZ Camera
Tip: You can also bring
up the camera OSD
through Preset 95.
Note:
1. The eZ.Controller function for PTZ control is only supported for EverFocus AHD (1080p,
720p) PTZ cameras.
2. After connecting the PTZ camera to the DVR through the coaxial cable, you will have to go
to the OSD Menu to turn the PTZ ID function off (System < Camera < Basic).
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
eZ.Controller: Easily control eZ.HD camera’s OSD at the DVR end.
Traditionally, the CCTV installer needs to take a portable monitor to connect to the camera
for controlling the camera OSD at the camera installation site as the Diagram A below. It will
take extra effort, time and people to adjust the camera.
Now, EverFocus’ eZ.Controller allows users to control the camera OSD simply on the monitor
at the DVR end as illustrated in Diagram B.
A
B
Traditional Way to Control Camera OSD
Control Camera OSD at Camera End
DVR End
Use eZ.Controller to Control Camera OSD
Camera OSD Control Directly at DVR End
Camera End
DVR End
Camera End
How to Control eZ.HD Camera’s OSD at the DVR End?
1.
2.
On the DVR’s OSD setting menu, go
to System > Camera > Adjust. Select
a camera you want to adjust.
Click the Advanced button, and the
camera live view with the Coaxial
Panel will be displayed.
1.
2.
3.
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To display the OSD menu, click the
Enter button
on the Coaxial Panel.
You can use the direction buttons on
the Coaxial Panel to control the
camera’s OSD setting menu.
To exit the camera OSD setting, click
Exit to return to the Adjust setting
page.
ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 FHD Hybrid DVR
1.3 Packing List








DVR x1
HDD Mounting Screw Pack x 1
Remote Controller x 1 (see Note 3)
CD x 1 (contains the IP Utility software,
User Manual and Quick Installation Guide)
Power Cord and Adaptor x 1
Quick Installation Guide x 1
Audio In Cable x 1 (only for ELUX8 / ELUX16)
SATA Cable x 1 (ELUX4)
x 2 (ELUX8 / ELUX16)
Note:
1. Equipment configurations and supplied accessories vary by country. Please consult your
local EverFocus office or agents for more information. Please also keep the shipping carton
for possible future use.
2. Contact the shipper if any items appear to have been damaged in the shipping process.
3. Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
a. Use only two AAA dry cell batteries.
b. Do not dispose of the batteries in a fire as it may explode.
1.4 Optional Accessories

Loopout Cable: The DVR supports 4 (4CH DVR) / 8 (8CH DVR) / 16 (16CH DVR) looping
outputs. Simply connect the Loopout Cable to the LOOPOUT port on the rear panel of the
DVR. Please refer to 2.2.1 Monitor Connection for more details.

EKB200 (USB controller keyboard: connect to the PC or DVR to control the PTZ cameras
connected to the DVR). Please refer to 6.9.6 EKB200 Setting and the User Manual of the
EKB200 Keyboard.

EKB500 (RS-485 keyboard: connect to the RS-485 port to control the PTZ cameras
connected to the DVR). Please refer to User Manual of the EKB500 Keyboard.
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1.5 Front Panel
ELUX4
5
4
7
6
ELUX8
1
4
ELUX16
1
4
No. Name
Channel 1~4 /
1
1~8 / 1~16
2
Menu
3
Status LED
2
1
8
9
10
5
2
6
9
13
2
6
9
Description
Press to display the channel in full screen.
Press to enter/exit the Main Setup Menu.
Power LED: Indicates the power is on.
Record LED: Indicates the DVR is recording.
Alarm LED: Indicates the alarm input is triggered.
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11
12
3
11
12
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4
USB2.0 Port
5
View
6
SEQ (Sequence)
7
Display
8
9
Search
Copy
10
Zoom
11
12
Arrow Keys
IR Receiver
13
Channel Switch
The USB2.0 port for connecting to a mouse, external storage device or
EKB200 keyboard.
Press the type of layout you want for displaying your channel feeds.
Press to enter the automatic sequence mode. This will show each
channel feed in sequence.
Press to cycle between the info display types (channel and status bar
info).
Press to enter the Search Setup menu.
Press to enter the Copy Menu.
Press repeatedly to toggle between 2x and 4x zoom. Press the Menu
button to switch zoom off.
Use these arrow keys to change the Menu settings.
Receiver for IR Remote Control.
Press this button to switch the channel button numbers between 1~8
and channel 9~16.
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1.6 Rear Panel
ELUX4
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
CVBS
8
9
10
11
12 13
6
5
ELUX8
5
2
1
8
4 3
9
10
7
12 13
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5
2
1
8
No
.
1
4
9
3
6
10
11
7
5
12 13
Name
Description
Loop Video Output
(Optional)
The DVRs support 4 (4CH DVR) / 8 (8CH DVR) / 16 (16CH DVR)
looping outputs. You can use the optional Loopout Cable to
connect to the monitors. Please refer to 2.3.1 Monitor
Connection.
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2
Video Input
Connect up to 4 / 8 / 16 analog HD or SD cameras to any channels
using the coaxial cables.
Note:
1. The DVR can automatically configure itself as NTSC or PAL. To do
this, connect a camera to any channel of the DVR. The DVR will
detect the first connected camera format (NTSC or PAL) and then
automatically configure itself to the detected format from the first
connected camera. For example, if the format of the first
connected camera is NTSC, the DVR will configure itself to NTSC
format.
2. All video inputs are compatible with all resolution types of
cameras, such as 1080p, 720p, 960H and D1 cameras
(HD-CVI / HD-SDI cameras are not supported).
3
CVBS Port (BNC)
This can be used as a Call monitor output. Connects to the Call
monitor using a BNC cable (see 2.2.1 Monitor Connection).
4
VGA Port
5
Audio Input (RCA)
6
7
LAN
Power Switch
Connects to the Network.
Press to turn on or off the power.
8
Alarm Input / Output
Connects to 4 alarm inputs, and to 1 alarm output device. You can
also connect to the radio-controlled clock for time
synchronization. Please refer to 2.2.2 Alarm I/O.
9
Audio Output RCA
Connects to the audio output devices, such as speakers. Note that
the speaker with a (built-in) amplifier and external power is
required.
10
HDMI Port
This can be used as a Main monitor output. Connects to the
monitor using a HDMI cable (see 2.2.1 Monitor Connection).
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USB2.0 Port
The USB2.0 port for connecting to a mouse, external storage
device or EKB200 keyboard.
12
RS-485 Port
Connects to the RS-485 device, such as EverFocus’ EKB-500
keyboard. Please refer to 2.2.3 RS-485 Port.
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Power Port
Connects to the DC 12V power source using the supplied Power
Cord.
This can be used as a Main monitor output (only for ELUX4 and
ELUX8) / Call Monitor output (only for ELUX16). Connects to the
monitor using a VGA cable (see 2.2.1 Monitor Connection).
Connects to the audio input devices such as microphones. Note
that the microphone with a (built-in) amplifier and external
power supply is required.
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Chapter
2
2. Installation
2.1 Hard Disk Installation
ELUX4:
You can install one 3.5” HDD inside the ELUX4 DVR for recording videos.
1.
Make sure the DVR is power-off.
2.
Unscrew the three housing screws on the rear panel of the DVR.
3.
Push the housing cover a little bit backward and then remove the housing cover.
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4.
Screw the HDD to the bottom of the DVR using supplied screws.
5.
Connect the internal SATA cable to the SATA port on the HDD.
6.
Connect the internal power cable to the HDD.
7.
Screw back the hosing cover to the DVR.
8.
Format the HDD after the installation is complete.
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ELUX8 / ELUX16:
You can optionally install two 3.5” HDDs inside the ELUX8 / ELUX16 DVR for recording videos.
1.
Follow the first three steps above to open the DVR housing.
2.
Please install the HDD firstly on the HDD Bracket and then install the second one onto the
DVR.
2
1
3.
Screw a HDD onto the HDD Bracket using the supplied four short screws.
4.
Connect the internal SATA cable to the SATA port on the HDD, and connect the internal
power cable to the HDD to complete the first HDD installation (You need to connect these
cables to the second HDD before installing).
SATA Cable
Power Cable
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5.
Screw the second HDD on the DVR from the bottom side using the supplied four long
screws.
6.
Screw back the housing cover to the DVR.
7.
Format the HDDs after the installation is complete.
2.1.1 Hard Disk Compatibility List
Please go to the ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16 Web page on our website
http://www.everfocus.com.tw to see the latest Hard Disk Compatibility List. It’s recommended
to use the hard disk models listed in the Hard Disk Compatibility List to ensure your hard disks
will be compatible.
Note: If using two or more hard disks, please choose the hard disks with the same capacity.
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2.2 Basic Connection
The instructions below the figure describe the basic connection for the ELUX4 / ELUX8 / ELUX16
DVR. (This figure uses ELUX4 DVR as an example).
1
Camera
Main Monitor
2 (VGA)
3
Line Level
Audio In
Network
4
Line Level
Audio Out
6
7
Power
Supply
Mouse
5
Main Monitor
2 (HDMI)
Web Remote
Client
CMS:
Genie XMS
1. Connect the cameras to the DVR using the coaxial cables. (HD-CVI and HD-SDI cameras are
not supported).
2. To view videos and control OSD settings, connect a monitor to the HDMI / VGA port using the
HDMI / VGA cable supplied by the monitor manufacturer. * The VGA port can be used as a
Main monitor output for ELUX4 and ELUX8; or a Call monitor output for ELUX16.
3. Connect the line level audio input devices to the Audio-in of the DVR. Note that the audio
input devices, such as microphones, are required to have a (built-in) amplifier and external
power supply.
4. To listen to audio of video source, connect speakers to the Audio-out RCA port. Note that
speakers with a (built-in) amplifier and external power are required.
5. Use a standard RJ-45 cable to connect the DVR to the network for remote viewing or using
EverFocus surveillance system (Genie XMS).
6. Optionally connect a mouse to the DVR to control the system. You can also control the
system using the supplied IR Remote Control or the control keys on the front panel.
7. Using the supplied Power Cord, connect one end to the DC 12V port on the DVR and the
other end to the DC 12V power outlet.
Note: Please ensure to connect the internal power cables to the internal HDDs before
powering on the DVR.
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2.2.1
Monitor Connection
Connect the monitor to the HDMI, VGA or BNC port on the rear panel of the DVR. The DVRs
provide 2 main monitor outputs (HDMI and VGA) and 1 call monitor output (BNC).
The main monitor output can deliver full HD output resolution (1920x1080, progressive, 60 Hz.
vert., 68 KHz hor.). The call monitor can display camera streams or perform sequence display
mode. Make sure that the connected monitor's specifications comply with the resolution
requirements. To configure the monitor setting, please refer to 6.6 Display Setting in the User’s
Manual.
The 2 main monitor outputs provide the identical functionality. Both of the main monitors can be
operated simultaneously. Both of the call monitors can be operated simultaneously.
Connect the monitor to the HDMI, VGA or BNC port on the rear panel of the DVR. The ELUX4 and
ELUX8 provide 2 main monitor outputs (HDMI and VGA) and 1 call monitor output (BNC). The
ELUX16 provides 1 main monitor output (HDMI) and 2 call monitor outputs (VGA and BNC).
The main monitor output can deliver full HD output resolution (1920x1080, progressive, 60 Hz.
vert., 68 KHz hor.). The call monitor can display camera streams or perform sequence display
mode. Make sure that the connected monitor's specifications comply with the resolution
requirements. To configure the monitor setting, please refer to 6.6 Display Setting.
For ELUX4 and ELUX8, the 2 main monitor outputs provide the identical functionality. Both of the
main monitors can be operated simultaneously. For ELUX16, the 2 call monitor outputs provide
the identical functionality. Both of the call monitors can be operated simultaneously.
The DVRs support 4 (4CH DVR) / 8 (8CH DVR) / 16 (16CH DVR) looping outputs. You can optionally
use the Loopout Cable (see 1.4 Optional Accessories) to loop out each video channel. Connect one
end of the Loopout Cable to the LOOPOUT port on the rear panel of the DVR and the other ends
(BNC ports) to the monitors. For 4CH / 8CH DVR, one Loopout Cable is required (with 4 / 8 BNC
ports); for 16CH DVR, two Loopout Cables are required (with 1-8 and 9-16 BNC ports). Note that
the videos will not be looped out when DVR power is turned off.
The figure below uses ELUX4 as an example.
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Call Monitor
Video Looping
Output 1~4 (BNC)
Main Monitor
Loopout Cable
BNC Cable
VGA Cable
HDMI Cable
Main Monitor
Note:
1. The connected monitors’ specifications must comply with the resolution requirements.
2. Do not exceed the max. HDMI cable length of 15 meters. The standard HDMI cables can
support cable length up to 3 meters. For longer distances, such as 15 meters, it is highly
recommended to use high quality HDMI cables.
2.2.2
Alarm I / O
The DVR provides 4 alarm inputs and 1 alarm outputs. You can also connect the radio-controlled
clock to the alarm input of the DVR for the time synchronization. The DVR supports the
radio-controlled clock which will automatically synchronize to the time standard so that you won’t
need to reset the time manually. For radio-controlled clock connection, connect the positive (+)
wire to either pin of Alarm Input 1~4 and negative (-) wire to the GND pin.
Alarm
Radio-controlled Clock
Alarm In
Alarm Out
Alarm Input Contacts
This DVR provides one alarm input per camera. All inputs are programmable N.O. (Normal Open)
or N.C. (Normal Closed). All settings are programmed in the ALARM / Event menu.
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ALMIN
ALMIN
GND
GND
Alarm Input with N.O. contact in idle state
Alarm Input with N.C. contact in idle state
Alarm Output Contacts
The relay output provides Normally Open dry contacts.
ALMOUT+
ALMOUTAlarm Output with N.O. contact
2.2.3
RS-485 Port
The RS-485 port, located on the rear panel of the DVR, can be used to connect to an RS-485
keyboard, such as EverFocus’ EKB500, for controlling PTZ cameras or connect to a POS device. For
details on the RS-485 configurations on the DVR, please refer to 6.9.5 I/O Control. This figure uses
ELUX4 DVR as an example.
Rear View
RS-485 Port
EKB500
RJ-45 Cable
PTZ Camera
Note: EverFocus FHD series DVR supports the eZ.Controller function, which enables users to
control PTZ camera from DVR using only a coaxial cable without the need of a RS-485 cable
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between the PTZ camera and the DVR (see 1.2 eZ.Controller Function Description).
2.3
Turning On / Off the Power
Before powering on the DVR, please make sure the internal HDDs have been installed properly.
Once you have completed the basic cable connections, you are ready to turn on the DVR.
To turn on the power, connect the supplied Power Cord to the power outlet and turn on the
Power Switch. All of the LED indicators on the front panel will light up. The DVR will automatically
run an internal process, when the process is complete, the LED indicators will turn off, and the
POWER LED will remain light up in green. And then you can start operating the DVR.
To turn off the power, please go to OSD Root Menu > System Setting > Miscellaneous setting page,
and click Shutdown (refer to 6.9.7 Miscellaneous). After the message pops up as below, you can
now turn the Power Switch to the "Off" position.
2.4 Checking the Dynamic IP Address
You can look up the IP address and access the Web interface of the DVR using the IP Utility (IPU)
program, which is included in the software CD. The IP Utility can also be downloaded from
EverFocus’ Website: http://www.everfocus.com/HQ/Support/DownloadCenter_p1.aspx. Please
connect the DVR on the same LAN of your computer.
1.
Save IP Utility Setup .exe
in your computer. Double click the .exe file and follow the
on‐screen instructions to install the IP Utility.
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2.
Click the Finish button, the IP Utility will be automatically launched to search the IP devices
connected on the same LAN.
3.
To optionally configure the Machine Name, IP Address, IP Type or Port using the IPU:
a. Log in the DVR by checking the desired model and then click the Log in
in dialog box appears.
icon. The Log
b. Type the Username and Password. Click the OK button, the status of the selected camera
will display Login.
Note:
1. The default user ID is admin and the default password is 11111111.
2. If you select more than one DVRs that have the same user ID / password, you will
be able to log in several DVRs at once.
c. Right click the column to configure the setting. Click Apply Changes
and save the settings.
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Note: Most networks uses DHCP to assign IP address, if you are unsure of your network
settings, please consult your network administrators for configuration details.
4.
To access the Live View window, double click the IP address of the desired device, the login
window pops up. Type the user ID and password to log in. By default, the user ID is admin
and the password is 11111111.
5.
If you log in for the first time, follow the instruction steps on the interface to update the
latest Plugin version (ePlayer). After reloading the webpage, the login window pops up again.
Type the user ID and password to log in again. By default, the user ID is admin and the
password is 11111111.
Note for the first time login:
The “Download ePlayer Instruction” page will only be prompted for the first time login in
order to update the system to the latest plugin version.
When the Plug-in blocked appears on the browser, select Always allow plug-ins on xxx, click
Done and then reload the webpage.
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6.
Now you will be able to see the remote live page.
If you encounter the following problem or still can’t access the remote Web interface, please
see below:

If the Error window appears, please be sure to close ALL the Web browser windows first and
then click Retry. When the Completing the ePlayer Setup Wizard window shows up, click
Finish. Then, you can open a new browser again to access the DVR’s remote Web interface.
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
If your PC or laptop is running with Windows, it’s required to run the browser as
administrator when first entering the remote web page of the device. Go to C:\Program Files
(x86)\Internet Explorer, right-click the browser and then click Run as administrator.

You may need to turn off the firewall and turn User Account Control off if you still can’t see
the Remote Live View.
To turn User Account Control off, on the computer, click Start > Control Panel > System and
Security > Action Center (click Change User Account Control Settings), the User Account
Control Settings window appears. Adjust the slide bar to Never Notify and then click OK.
Restart your computer if requested.
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2.5 Connecting the DVR to the Network
There are three methods to connect the DVR to the network: Router or LAN Connection, Direct
High‐Speed Connection and One‐to‐One Connection. For more information of the network,
please refer to Appendix A. Network Overview.
2.5.1
Router or LAN Connection
This is the most common connection in which the DVR is connected to a router and allows
multiple users on and off site to see the DVR on a LAN/WAN (Internet). The DVR must be
assigned an IP address that is compatible with its LAN. By setting up port forwarding on the
router, you can remotely access the cameras from outside of the LAN via the Internet. To
remotely access the Web interface, please refer to 7. Remote Access to the DVR. To set up
port forwarding, please consult the manual of the router or refer to Appendix B: Linksys &
D-Link Port Forwarding.
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Cat 5 Straight Through Cable
Internet
High-speed modem
Straight-through LAN patch cable
Router
Left: Pinout of a straight-through cable.
Connection Procedure:

The First step is to purchase or make a straight through cable. We recommend
purchasing one if you have never made a straight through cable. Please remember you
can not use a cross-over network cable for this application.

Once you have a straight through cable, plug one end into the LAN port on the back of
the recorder and the other into the router.

Log into the EverFocus DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

To let the router automatically assign an address:

Set the Network Type to DHCP. Make sure to write down the IP address and the
Gateway.

Exit from the Menu to save settings.
To manually assign an address:


Go to a computer connected on the same network as the DVR.
Click on the Start button and choose Run.
If using Windows Vista, choose Search instead.

Type “command” and click on OK.
In Vista, you will need to double-click on the “Command Prompt” file to open it.

In the DOS prompt, type “ipconfig” and press Enter.

The network information will be displayed on a screen similar to the one below.
In Windows Vista, look for the information that says “IP v4”.
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

Take the values for Subnet Mask and Default Gateway and input them into the DVR;
these values should be exactly the same in both devices. However, you should
change the last number of the IP address. For example, if the IP address of the
computer is 192.168.2.101, the DVR’s IP address should be 192.168.2.50.
To access the DVR from a computer simply open Internet Explorer and in the address
bar type:
http:// (IP address of the DVR)
Note: The DVR’s IP address will only work at the location of the DVR. To connect
from a different location over the Internet, see below.
To set the DVR for Internet Connection through router:


The next step is to open ports within your router. Log into the router using a PC and
open the following ports.

Ports to open: 80

If your Internet service provider blocks port 80, you can change it to a different port
in the DVR’s Network Menu Setup; open/forward that port instead.

If you are using a Linksys or D-Link router, see Appendix B for basic support on
setting up ports. For any other router, you will need to contact the manufacturer
for support.
To access the DVR from a computer simply open Internet Explorer and in the address
bar type:
http:// (the IP address given by your internet service provider)
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Note: If you changed to a different port other than 80, you will need to include this
at the end of the IP address:
http:// (the IP address given by your internet service provider):port number

If you have a WAN Dynamic IP address and have opened the ports, go to 6.7.3 DDNS
Setup to configure the DDNS settings.
2.5.2
Direct High-Speed Connection
In a Direct High‐Speed Connection, the DVR connects directly to a modem without the need
for a router. You need to set the static or dynamic WAN IP address assigned by your ISP
(Internet Service Provider) in the DVR’s configuration web pages. To access the DVR, just type
“http://xxx”, where xxx is the IP address given by your ISP. If you have a dynamic IP address,
this connection may require that you use DDNS for a reliable connection.
Internet
High-speed modem
Cat 5
Straight Through Cable
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Connection Procedure:

The first step is to purchase or make a straight through cable. We recommend
purchasing one if you have never made a straight through cable. Please remember you
can not use a cross-over network cable for this application

Once you have a straight through cable plug one end into the LAN port on the back of
the recorder and the other into the high speed modem.

Log into the EverFocus DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

Input the Static IP address, the Subnet Mask, and the Gateway that you obtained from
the internet service provider.
Note: If you have a dynamic IP address, you can set the DVR to DHCP to automatically
detect the network settings. Therefore, it can use a dynamic IP address.

Exit from the DVR’s Menu to save the settings.

To access the DVR from a computer, open Internet Explorer and in the address bar type:
http:// (IP address given by your internet service provider)
Note: When using this type of connection, only one device can be connected to the
modem at a time. You will need to use a computer at a different location to test the
connection s.
2.5.3
One-to-One Connection
You can connect directly without using a switch, router or modem. However, only the PC
connected to the DVR will be able to view the DVR. You will also have to manually assign a
compatible IP address to both the computer and the DVR. Unless the PC has another network
connection, the DVR will be the only network device visible to the PC. See the diagram below:
Cat 5
Right: Pinout of a crossed-over cable.
Connection Procedure:
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
The First step is to purchase or make a cross-over cable. We recommend purchasing one
if you have never made a cross-over cable. Please remember you can not use a straight
through network cable for this application.

Once you have a cross-over cable, plug one end into the LAN port on the back of the
DVR and the other into the network card on the back of the computer.

Log into the EverFocus DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

You must use the Static IP option for this type of connection.

Assign an IP of 192.168.001.003, a Subnet Mask of 255.255.255.000, and a Gateway of
192.168.001.001. You can ignore DNS Server.

The next step is to set the computer’s network settings to match those of the DVR. You
will need Administrator privileges on your Windows machine to do this.

To assign a fixed IP address in Windows 2000/XP, follow the instructions below:

Go to Start. Double-click on Control Panel.

Click Network and Sharing Center.

Click Local Area Connection.
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
Click Properties.

Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click Properties.
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
Select Use the following IP address. Assign an IP address of 192.168.1.2, a Subnet
Mask of 255.255.255.0, and a Default Gateway of 192.168.1.1 and then click OK.

Restart both of the computer and the DVR.
To access the DVR from the computer, simply open Internet Explorer and in the address bar type:
http://192.168.1.3
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Chapter
3
3. Mouse and Front Panel Button Operation
There are four ways to control the OSD menu of the DVR: with a Mouse, the Front Panel Buttons,
the supplied handheld IR Remote Control or the optional device EKB500 keyboard and EKB200
keyboard. For details on the IR remote control, please refer to Appendix E, IR Remote Control. This
chapter will discuss the basic operations using the mouse and the front panel buttons.
3.1 USB Mouse Operation
3.1.1
How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio

To select a channel, on the Live View window, single-click on the desired channel screen.
The selected screen will be highlighted by a red frame.

To toggle full screen of a channel, double-click on a desired channel.

To switch the Audio Output channel, single-click on the desired channel screen, the
highlighted channel will be automatically applied with the Audio Output function (an
audio icon will be displayed on the upper-right corner of the channel). To turn on/off the
Audio Output function, click the Audio Icon
at lower-left side of the monitor.
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3.1.2
OSD Root Menu
1.
Right-click the mouse, the OSD Root Menu appears.
2.
Click on any icon to enter the setup menus.
3.
Click the
3.1.3
button on the top-right corner or right-click to close the OSD Root Menu.
Field Input Options
You may find the following fields in the System menu. Follow the instructions below to
configure the settings.
Text Box: Click on the box and an on-screen keyboard will appear.
On-Screen Keyboard: Click on a button to input that character. The buttons on the right and
bottom have the following functions:
Caps
Switch to capital letters
←
Delete the letter backwards
Confirm the selection
Move to left
Move to right
Space Enter a space
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Drop-Down Box: Click on the down arrow to see all selections, then directly click on an option
to select it.
Check Box: Click on the box to enable it (checked) or disable it (unchecked).
Button: Click the button to execute the function.
Bar: Slide the bar to the left or right for adjusting the set point.
3.2 Front Panel Buttons Operation
3.2.1
Front Panel Review
The basic principle of front panel operation is to use the Arrow Keys (Up / Down / Right / Left)
to navigate among the menu items. Press the Enter button to confirm a selection or enter the
submenu. Press the Menu button to enter the OSD Root Menu or exit from the current
menu.
3.2.2
How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio
1.
In the Live View window, you can select a channel by using the arrow keys to scroll
through each channel. The selected channel will be highlighted with a white frame.
2.
After selecting a channel, press the Enter button to turn On / Off the Audio function. An
Audio icon
will be displayed on the upper-left corner on the selected channel. To
display function icons on the Live View window, please refer to 4.4 Display.
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3.2.3
OSD Root Menu
1.
Press the Menu button, the OSD Root Menu Bar appears. Press the right and left arrows
keys to move through each icon. The title of the icon will be displayed at the top-left
corner.
2.
Press the Enter button to enter to the setup menus.
3.
Press the Menu button to close the OSD Root Menu Bar.
3.2.4
Field Input Options
You may found the following fields in the Configuration menu. Follow the instructions below
to configure the settings.
Text Box: Press the Enter button and an on-screen keyboard will appear.
Drop-Down Box: Press the Enter button to see all selections, press the up and down arrow
keys to highlight the desired option, and then press the Enter button again to select it.
Check Box: Press the Enter button to enable it (checked) or disable it (unchecked).
Button: Press the Enter button to execute the function.
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Bar: Press the Enter button to activate the slider, press the right and left arrow keys to adjust
the setting, and then press the Enter button again to finalize the changes.
On-Screen Keyboard: Use the arrow keys to highlight each character and then press the Enter
button to input the selected characters. After inputting the characters, highlight Save on the
setup menu, and then press the Enter button to confirm.
Caps
Switch to capital letters
←
Delete the letter backwards
Confirm the selection
Move to left
Move to right
Space Enter a space
3.3 General Operation
3.3.1
Login
In order to access DVR again after logging out, you may be prompted to log in for authority
identification. To log in, follow the steps below.
1.
2.
Right-click on the screen, the Login window appears.
The default user name and password are:
User: admin
Password: 11111111
Note: For details on setting up multiple user accounts, please refer to 6.9.4 User
Management.
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To input the User Name and Password by:
Using a mouse: Select a user name from the drop-down list. Click the Password field to
bring up the on-screen keyboard. Click the buttons and then click
User Name / Password.
to confirm the
Using the front panel buttons: Use the arrow keys to select the password field and then
press the Enter button to bring up the on-screen keyboard. Use the arrow keys to
highlight each character and then press the Enter button to input the selected characters.
When finished, highlight Done and press the Enter button to confirm the password.
3.
Click Login to log in the DVR.
3.3.2
Forget Your Password
1.
If you forget your password, please email the Serial Number of the DVR to
ts@everfocus.com.tw, and then EverFocus will send you a verification code.
2.
Input this verification code in the Password field of the Login window within 24 hours,
and check the Verification Mode box.
3.
Click Login to log in the DVR.
Note: This verification code is effective within 24 hours only, so please set up a new
password in the System Setting page (refer to 6.9.4 User Management).
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3.3.3
Camera Selection
You can control each camera individually by selecting that camera. To select a camera, follow
the instructions below.
Using a mouse: Click a camera on the screen, and the selected camera will be highlighted with
a red frame. All cameras will be selected when you scrolling the mouse up / down between
the first and the last channel. You can also click the same layout type in the layout menu to
select all cameras. For example, if your screen is in 4-division, click the 4-division layout type
to select all cameras.
Using the front panel buttons: Use the arrow keys to select through the camera. The selected
camera will be highlighted with a red frame. All the cameras will be selected when pressing
the right or left arrow keys to select between the first / last camera.
3.3.4
Audio Selection
In order to utilize the audio function, please follow the instructions below before switching on
the audio function.
1. Connect the audio source and/or audio output amplifier to the DVR. Note that both of the
audio input and output devices require a (built-in) amplifier and external power supply.
2. Go to Camera setting menu (OSD Root Menu > System > Camera > Basic).
3. Select a camera on the drop down list.
4. Enable the Record Audio option and select an audio input device. You can select multiple
cameras to one single audio input device (there are four audio input devices).
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Note that the DVR only provide one channel audio output. You can switch the Audio Output
function to either one from the cameras. To switch the Audio Output function to the desired
camera by:
Using a mouse: Single-click on the desired channel screen, the highlighted channel will be
automatically applied with the Audio Output function (an audio icon will be displayed on the
upper-right corner of the channel). To turn on/off the Audio Output function, click the Audio
Icon
at the lower-left side of the monitor.
Using the front panel buttons:
1. Use the arrow keys to select Camera.
2. Press the Enter button. An Audio icon
will be displayed on the upper-right corner on
the selected camera. To display function icons on the Live View window, please refer to 4.4
Display.
3. If you want to disable the Audio Output function on the selected camera, press the Enter
button again, the Audio icon will disappear.
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Chapter
4
4. OSD Root Menu
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
No
.
1
Name
Description
Playback
Click to display the Playback Bar for viewing the recording videos. For
details, please refer to 5. Search and Playback.
2
PTZ
3
Layout
4
Channel
Click to display the PTZ Control Panel for controlling the connected PTZ
cameras. For details, please refer to 4.1 PTZ.
Click to display the Layout Bar as shown below. Select a layout type for
the live view display on the Main Monitor. For details, please refer to 4.2
Layout Switching.
Click to display the Channel Changing Bar shown as below. To switch the
selected camera to a specific channel, please refer to 4.3 Channel
Switching.
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5
Display
Click to display system information icons or status icons on the live view
screen. For details, please refer to 4.4 Display.
6
Sequence
Click to enter the auto sequential switching mode. Click again to disable.
For setting up the sequencing order, please refer to 6.6.2 M/T SEQ.
Click to switch to the call monitor settings. On the OSD Root Menu, click
7
Monitor
the Monitor button
to switch to the Call monitor. On the OSD
Root Menu, the Playback, PTZ, Zoom, Search, Copy, System and Exit icons
will gray out. You can only configure the Layout, Channel, Display and
Sequence settings for the Call Monitor. To switch to the Main Monitor,
click the
button. Note that the Call Monitor can only be used to
display camera views. Functions include the layout, channel switching,
icon display, sequencing mode of the Call Monitor can only be configured
on the Main Monitor.
8
Zoom
9
Search
10
Copy
11
Configuration
12
Logout
Click to enter the Zoom mode. You can zoom in the camera view up to x4
and navigate the camera view. For details, please refer to 4.6 Zoom.
Click to display the Search menu for setting up the Search mode for
playing back. For details, please refer to 5.3 Searching the Recordings for
Playback Back.
Click to display the Copy menu for archiving the recordings or log data to
the USB storage device or DVD. For details, please refer to 4.7 Archiving
the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or DVD.
Click to enter the Configuration menu. Please refer to 6. Configuration.
Click to bring up the Logout Confirmation window and then click Yes to
log out the system (see 4.8 Logout). To log in, please refer to 3.3.1 Login.
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Note
ALL the FIGURES in the following chapters and sections are using the OSD of ELUX8 DVR as
examples; the only one difference among the two models of the ELUX DVR is the numbers of
channels which are 4, 8 and 16 respectively. Therefore, if there are settings relating to camera
channels on the OSD menu, the number of channels appeared on your OSD should be equal to the
4-channel, 8-channel, 16-channel DVR that you purchase.
4.1 PTZ
You can use the PTZ Control Panel to control the connected PTZ cameras. To bring up the PTZ
control panel, on the OSD Root Menu, click the PTZ button
The following actions can be performed using the PTZ Control
Panel:
1. To bring up the PTZ OSD menu (only supported for
EverFocus eZ.HD PTZ cameras):
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the Preset number 95.
c. Click the Set button.
2. To move the camera to the desired direction and angle,
click the Direction buttons.
3. To zoom in / out the camera view, click the Zoom buttons.
4. To adjust the camera focus, click the Focus buttons.
5. To adjust the Iris open to increase / decrease the amount of
light in, click the Iris buttons.
6. To program a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Move the PTZ camera to the desired position.
b. Click the Preset button.
c. Set up a preset number for the current position by
clicking the number buttons. The number will be
displayed in the number box.
d. Click the Set button to save the settings.
7. To jump to a Preset Position:
d. Click the Preset button.
e. Click the desired Preset number.
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f. Click the Go button.
8. Shortcut for Preset 1 ~ 9:
a. Click digit 1 ~ 9 button without clicking any other
buttons.
b. The camera will seek that Preset Position.
9. To delete a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the desired Preset number.
c. Click the Delete button.
10. To operate the Auto Pan function, click the Auto Pan
button.
11. To operate the Pattern function, click the Pattern button.
The Pattern is the “0” Tour in Everfocus and Pelco PTZ
cameras.
12. To operate the Tour function:
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Go button.
13. To remove a pre-configured Tour (if supported by the
camera):
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Delete button.
Click C to clear the entered number in the Number Box.
Click
at the top-right corner to hide the PTZ Control Panel (see 4.1.1 Express Control of PTZ).
To display the PTZ Control Panel, right-click on the screen.
Click Logout to close the PTZ Control Panel and exit the PTZ mode.
Note: Before start using the Auto Pan, Pattern and Tour functions, you have to configure the
related settings for the connected PTZ cameras. Please refer to the User’s Manual of your PTZ
cameras.
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4.1.1
Express Control of PTZ
If the PTZ Control Panel has first been opened and then hidden, the mouse can be used to
control basic PTZ functions. Move your mouse cursor on the screen, the mouse cursor will
turn into a control icon (direction, focus or zoom) in different areas of the screen. You can
control PTZ direction, focus and zoom by clicking directly on the screen.
Direction Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into a direction icon, click on the screen
will force the camera to move toward that direction.
Focus Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into
, click on the screen will focus closer
the image. When your mouse cursor turns into
, click on the screen will focus farther the
image.
Zoom Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into
image. When your mouse cursor turns into
, click on the screen will zoom in the
, click on the screen will zoom out the image.
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4.2 Layout Switching
The DVR have different screen division types available, which are shown as below:
To change layout, follow the steps below:
By mouse: Right-click to bring up the OSD Root Menu and click the Layout icon. Click on the
desired layout.
By front panel: Press the View button on the front panel of the DVR to switch to a desired
layout. To display a channel in full-screen, press the channel buttons on the front panel.
4.3 Channel Switching
You can switch the selected camera to a specific channel. Follow the steps below:
1. On the live view screen, select a camera, the selected camera will be highlighted with a red
frame.
2. Right-click to display the OSD Root Menu.
3. Click the Channel icon
, the Channel Bar appears.
4. Select a channel, the selected camera will be switched to that channel.
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4.4 Display
You can display system and camera status on the live view screen. Follow the steps below:
1. Click the Display button
on the OSD Root Menu to display the system and camera
status. You can continue click on the button to switch among the display modes. There are
four modes provided: (1) Display both the camera and system status icons. (2) Display only
the camera status icons. (3) Display only the system status icons. (4) Hide both the camera
and system status icons.
2. The following icons will be displayed at the upper side of each camera stream to show each
camera’s status.
Recording
Playback
Fast forward
Fast backward
Back
Alarm
Motion
Video loss
Uninstall
Audio On
pause
3. The following icons will be displayed at the bottom of the monitor to show the system
status.
Audio On
Audio Off
Alarm
Motion
Video loss
No network 1
Sequence
HDD failure*
HD temp. too high
Event
* The DVR features Auto HDD Retry mechanism. Once the HDDs have been installed, when
encounter HDD fail error (all installed HDDs failed simultaneously), the DVR will
automatically reboot to detect the installed HDDs up to 3 times. Please refer to Appendix G:
Auto HDD Retry Mechanism for more details.
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4.5 Sequence
The sequence function is used to display each channel in sequence mode. To enable this
function:
By Mouse: Click the Sequence button
to enter the sequential switching mode. The DVR
will display one channel at a time in full screen. The channels will be displayed in the sequence
and for the amount of time as configured in the System > Display Setting > M/T SEQ submenu.
The default setting is channels 1~16 / 1~8 / 1~4 with a dwell time of 3 seconds each – repeated.
Please refer to 6.6.2 M/T SEQ for detailed information.
By Front Panel: Press the “SEQ” button on the front panel to enter the sequential switching
mode.
4.6 Zoom
You can zoom in the camera view up to 4X and navigate the camera view using the mouse.
To enter the Zoom mode:
1.
Select a camera and then click the Zoom button
on the OSD Root Menu to zoom in
the camera view to 2X. The ZOOM 2X stamp will be displayed on the top screen.
2.
Navigate the camera view to the desired position by moving your mouse cursor over the
camera view. The mouse cursor will turn into a direction icon when you move your mouse
cursor to different portion on the camera view. Click directly on the screen can move to that
direction.
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3.
Right-click the screen, the Zoom Bar appears in the middle of the screen.
4.
Click
5.
Click the Logout button
to zoom in the camera view up to 4X.
to log out the Zoom mode.
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4.7 Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB
You can archive the recordings or log data (event and motion) to the USB storage device. On the
OSD Root Menu, click the Copy icon
, the following menu appears.
Note: To archive recordings to the USB, it’s recommended to connect the USB memory stick to
the USB port on the REAR panel.
Camera: Select the desired cameras.
Data Type: You can copy the recordings of selected cameras from main stream or sub stream.
Player: Check the box to include the EFPlayer
program in the copy. You can use the
EFPlayer on a computer to play back the recordings.
Start Date / Time: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard / clock to select the start date /
time.
End Date / Time: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard / clock to select the end date / time.
Copy To: Select a destination (USB or FTP) for the recordings or log data to be archived to.
Copy: Click to start archiving.
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EFPlayer:
Unzip the EFPlayer file and double-click to open it as below. The EFPlayer can only display up to 16
channels at one time.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
No. Name
1
Information
2
Load
3
Save as AVI
4
5
Time Search
Channel Switch
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Time Bar
7
Playback Controls
8
9 10
11
12
13
Function Description
Shows the recording information of the device, including
model of the recorder, recording start time / date, current
playback time, recording end time / date.
Click to select a recording file and open it.
Click to archive the recording file of 1 channel and save as AVI
format.
Click to search a recording from a selected time.
Click to switch channel bar between CH1~16 and CH17~32.
Move the time bar to a desired time to play back the
recording from that time.
: Click to fast reverse / fast forward.
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: Click to reverse play / forward play.
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Snapshot
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10
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Mute
Volume
Scale Out / In
: Click to pause playing back.
Click to take a snapshot of the channels displayed on the UI.
You can save the snapshot file to a desired location.
Click to mute; click again to turn off the mute function.
Drag to increase or lower the volume.
Click to adjust time scale.
: Click to display the channels to fit the screen.
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Screen Division
13
Speed
: Click to select a desired screen division display mode
(1, 4, 9, 16 screen division display modes). If the channels are
more than the screen divisions, you can select the same
screen division display mode to change the channels on the
screen.
Shows the fast reverse / forward speed (up to 64X).
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4.8 Logout
You can log out the DVR by clicking the Logout icon
on the OSD Root Menu to bring up the
Logout Confirmation window as below Press “Yes” when you are ready to logout the system.
You will need to login again before accessing the OSD Root Menu.
If you do not need the Login / Logout step before entering the Root Menu, please uncheck the
Login box on the User Management setting page. For more details, please refer to 6.9.4 User
Management.
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4.8.1
Temporarily Logout
You can temporarily log out the DVR by clicking the Logout icon
on the OSD Root Menu.
This function is designed for use in conjunction with the Covert Camera function. Once you
click the Logout icon, the camera streams will be hidden on the Live View / Sequence Mode.
However, the DVR will still record the videos and the recordings can be played back. To
enable the Temporarily Logout function, follow the steps below:
To enable the Temporarily Logout function, follow the steps below:
1. Ensure the User Login box is Unchecked (OSD Root Menu > System > System Setting >
User Management).
2. Select the cameras to be hidden once enabling the Temporarily Logout function and then
check the Covert box (Camera Setting > Basic Setting). Click the Save button.
3. Click the Exit icon on the OSD Root Menu, the Logout window appears.
4. Click the Yes button and the selected camera streams will be hidden on the Live View /
Sequence Mode.
5. To disable the Temporarily Logout function, simply right-click the screen to bring up the
OSD Root Menu, and then you can start controlling the DVR.
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5. Search and Playback
You can use the Quick Playback function to play back the recordings start from the pre-configured
time or use the Search functions to search for the desired recordings for playing back.
5.1 Quick Playback
To start using the Quick Playback function, follow the steps below:
1. To set up the start time of the playback recording, check the Quick Playback box on the
Express setting page (OSD Root Menu > System > Express) to enable the configured time in
the field below.
2. Enter the desired time for playing back the recording. Take 60 seconds for example, if the
current system clock time is 17:35:00, the start time for the playback recording will start
from 17:34:00 (60 seconds ago from 17:35:00).
3. On the Live View Window, select a desired camera, right-click to bring up the OSD Root
Menu and then click the Playback button
.
4. The recording has been playing back and the Playback Bar appears on the bottom of the
screen.
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5.2 Playback Bar
The playback bar is the fastest way to show video from the exact time which users want to see.
The playback bar allows users to see both a timeline and the current playback indicator. Users can
then click the timeline to move the indicator to the desired position.
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2
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8
9
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5
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No. Name
Description
1
Date/Time
Click to set up the start time of playback recording.
2
Time Bar
Move the slider to the left / right on the Time Bar to select the time
for playing back. The status of each camera is presented by
different colors on the Time Bar. GreenNormal,
OrangeMotion, BlueVideo Loss, RedAlarm Event.
3
Playback Speed
Indicates the current Playback Speed (up to 8X).
4
Express Copy
Click to bring up the Copy menu for archiving the recordings / log
data to the USB storage device. For details, please refer to 4.7
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB.
5
Close
Click to hide the Playback Bar. To bring up the Playback Bar again,
move your cursor to the lower side of the screen.
Click to select the recorded data from main or sub stream. This
function is only functional for single view in the Quick Playback
mode. To operate this function, on the Live View Window,
double-click a channel to display its single view, right-click to bring
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Fast Reverse
Click to play the recorded data in fast reverse.
8
Reverse Play/Pause
Click to play the recorded data in reverse at normal speed. Click
this button again to Pause the reverse playback. Click the Stop
button to stop all playback actions and exit the playback area.
9
Stop
Click to stop either the Reverse, Fast Reverse, Play, and Fast
Forward functions, if that function is active. This button stops all
Play functions, but no Recording functions.
up the OSD Root Menu and then click the Playback button
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Play/Pause
Click to play the recorded data forward. Click this button again to
Pause the playback. Click the Stop button to stop all playback
actions and exit the playback area.
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Fast Forward
12
Time Scale
15
16
Start Time
Current Playback Time
Click to play the recorded data in fast forward.
L1: Entire Time Bar scale is 30 days.
L2: Entire Time Bar scale is 2 weeks.
L3: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 week.
L4: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 day.
L5: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 hour.
L6: entire Time Bar scale is 30 minutes.
Use the + and - buttons to adjust the time scale range for the
bar. The scale range includes 6 options (levels). When changing
the level, the Start Time and End Time will change.
Indicates the playback start time.
Indicates the current playback time.
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End time
Indicates the playback end time.
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14
Time Bar Scale
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5.3 Searching the Recordings for Playing Back
You can search the recordings for playing back by using the Search menu. On the left side of the
Search menu, select Time Search, Event Search, Smart Search, Snapshot Search or POS Search
to enter to the setup menu.
To bring up the Search menu:
By Mouse: Right-click to bring up the OSD Root Menu, and then click the Search button
By Front Panel: Press the Search button (ELUX4).
5.3.1
Time Search
Start Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the date.
Start Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the time.
Play: Click to start playing back.
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5.3.2
Event Search
Start Date / End Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the start / end date.
Start Time / End Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the start / end time.
Camera: Select the desired cameras to be searched.
Event: Select an event type to be searched.
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be listed in the Event List menu as
shown below.
Copy to: Select a copy destination (USB or FTP) to copy the selected recordings to.
Player: Check the box to include the EFPlayer
program in the copy. You can use the
EFPlayer on a computer to play back the recordings. To use the program, please refer to 4.7
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB.
Copy: Check to select the event s and click Copy to copy the event recording files to the USB.
Previous / Next: Click to go to the previous / next page.
Play: Click to playback the selected items.
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5.3.3
Smart Search
The Smart Search function allows users to search for the motion event recordings. You can
set up the motion areas in this setup menu and then search for the motion events within the
specified time.
Start Date / End Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the start / end date.
Start Time / End Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the start / end time.
Camera: Select a desired camera to be searched.
Grid Setting: Click to set up the motion areas. The Motion Grid Setup menu appears.
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be listed in the Event List menu.
To set up the Motion Grid:
1. Click on the image and the grid will be displayed.
2. To set up a motion area, drag a rectangle with your mouse (from top to bottom /
upper-left to lower-right). The selected areas will be highlighted in green (see image
below).
3. To delete a motion area, drag a rectangle with your mouse (from bottom to top /
lower-right to upper-left).
4. Follow Step 2 to set up multiple motion areas if necessary.
5. Click the Save & Back button to save the settings and then return to the Smart Search
menu.
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Set All: Click to select the entire area.
Clear All: Click to clear all the selected areas.
Save and Back: Click to save the configured motion areas and return to the Smart
Search menu.
Cancel: Click to cancel all changes and return to the Smart Search menu.
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5.3.4
Snapshot Search
You can display video frames in snapshot and resume a video from where the snapshot has
been set up (Snapshot Search only supported by local site).
Search Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the date.
Search Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select time.
Search Direction: Click to search forward / backward based on the setup time above.
Search Camera: Select a desired camera to be searched.
Result Interval: Click to set up the interval for the snapshots of the video frame. For example,
if you select 5 minutes, the video frame will be snapshotted with 5-minute interval (see image
below).
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be displayed in 16 screen division (see
image below).
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To resume the video:
1. Click the Search button, the search results are displayed in 16 screen division. In this
picture, you can see the time layouts on the upper-left corner of each snapshot, which are
set up with 5-minute interval.
2. Right-click on the screen, the Resume Playback Bar appears in the middle of the screen.
Previous
Play
Close
Next
3. Click the Previous or Next buttons to display the previous / next snapshots.
4. Select a snapshot by clicking on the snapshot, the selected snapshot will be highlighted
with a white frame.
5. Click the Play button to resume the video.
6. Click the Close button to close the Resume Playback Bar and then return to the Snapshot
Search menu.
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5.3.5
POS Search
The POS Search function allows users to search and play back the recordings with the POS
transaction data within a specific time.
Start Date / End Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the start / end date.
Start Time / End Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the start / end time.
POS String: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard. Type any desired keyword to search the
specific transaction data.
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be listed in the Event List menu as
shown below.
Previous / Next: Click to go to the previous / next page.
Play: Click to playback the selected items.
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You need to set up the POS settings before searching the video with POS transaction data.
Please follow the steps below:
1.
Connect the POS system to the RS-485 port at the rear panel of the DVR.
2.
Make sure the RS-485 settings of the DVR are the same as those of the POS system.
Select the Text Insert in the Type drop-down list. (OSD Root Menu > System > System
Setting > I/O control).
3.
Check the Text Insert box in the Monitor OSD setting page to display the transaction
data on the screen (OSD Root Menu > System > Display > Monitor OSD).
4.
The transaction data, such as date, time, item, price and any customized information,
synchronized with the surveillance video will be displayed on the screen, shown as the
image below.
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6. Configuration
The DVR can be configured through a series of menus on screen by using a Mouse, front panel
buttons, the supplied IR Remote Control, or the optional device EKB500 keyboard and EKB200
keyboard. The following operations are examples of using a Mouse. This chapter describes the
functions and options of the Configuration Setting in the on-screen display (OSD) menus.
Right-click the mouse, the OSD Root Menu appears. Click the System button
Configuration Menu displayed with 10 setup options appears.
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List of Configuration Options:
Please find the topic of interest by referring to the section prefixed to each option.
6.1
Express
6.2
Camera
6.3
Record
6.2.1 Basic
6.2.2 Adjust
6.2.3 eZ Hopper
6.4
Event
6.4.1 Alarm
6.4.2 Video Loss
6.4.3 Motion
6.4.4 Other
6.5
Hard Disk
6.5.1 Disk
6.5.2 Lock/Format
6.6
Display Setting
6.6.1
6.6.2
Monitor OSD
M/T SEQ
6.7
Network
6.7.1
6.7.2
6.7.3
6.7.4
6.7.5
6.7.6
6.7.7
LAN
Email
DDNS
FTP
Alarm Server
Remote/Mobile
Network Test
6.8
Schedule
6.8.1 Express Setup
6.8.2 Holidays
6.8.3 Schedule
System Setting
6.9.1
6.9.2
6.9.3
6.9.4
6.9.5
6.9.6
6.9.7
6.9
6.10
System Information
6.10.1
6.10.2
Date / Time
Daylight Saving Time
User Group
User Management
I/O Control
EKB200 Setting
Miscellaneous
System
Log
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6.1 Express
This menu is used to configure global express settings for all cameras.
Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the system date.
Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the system clock.
Record Dual Stream: Click to enable / disable the dual streams recording function.
Record Mode: Select a recording mode from the drop-down list.
Blank: Select this option for all cameras to keep the current individual record settings
without any changes. Please refer to 6.8.1 Express Setup for more details.
Normal+Event: Set all cameras to the Continuous and Event recording mode. Set up the
estimated number of hours per day for event recording.
Event Only: Set all cameras to the Event only recording mode. Set up the estimated
number of hours per day for event recording.
Schedule Record: Set all cameras to the Schedule recording mode.
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Record With: Select a record method.
Blank: Select this option for all cameras to keep the current individual record method
without any changes.
Preset Settings: Select this option and further set up the recording quality. For details,
please refer to Appendix D. Express Setup Recording Value Selection Rules.
Recording Days: This option is not available for Schedule Record. Set up the maximum
recording days. For details, please refer to Appendix D. Express Setup Recording Value
Selection Rules.
Miscellaneous:
Quick Playback: Check the box to enable the Quick Playback function as described below.
Playback From X Seconds ago: When the DVR is put into playback mode, it will begin playing
from the selected time. Choose from 60 to 3600 seconds prior to the present time.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.2 Camera
You can configure the settings for individual camera. The setting options include Basic, Adjust
Settings and eZ Hopper.
6.2.1
Basic Setting
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Title: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard for assigning a title for the selected camera.
Each title supports up to 16 characters. The title will be displayed on each channel.
Install: Check the box to enable the selected camera.
Covert: Check the box to hide the camera stream on Live View and Sequence modes.
However, the DVR will still record the videos and the recordings can be played back by users
who have the privilege to playback. For details on enabling the Covert function, please refer
to 4.8.1 Temporarily Logout.
Record Mode: Select a record mode from the drop-down list.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
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Main / Sub Resolution: Select the most suitable resolution for the Main Stream and Sub
Stream. If you connect cameras (1080p) to the DVR, the main stream resolution option will
display 1920x1080 only. If you connect cameras (720p) to the DVR, the main stream
resolution option will display 1280x720 only. The Sub Stream is designed for remote
operation, such as remote live view and remote playback. Please refer to 7.4 Remote Live
View for more details.
Main Stream
Camera (1080p): 1920x1080
Camera (720p): 1280x720
WD1 or D1 Camera: 960x480 / 704x480 / 352x240
Sub Stream
352x240 / 176x120
Record Quality: Select a recording quality for the Main Stream and Sub Stream. The options
include Low, Basic, Standard, High and Superior. The higher the quality, the more the HDD
space is used.
Normal Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for continuous recording. The speed is
limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the DVR as allocated across all the
installed cameras, with upper limit of 30 FPS (NTSC) / 25 FPS (PAL) per individual camera
respectively (real time recording).
Event Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for event recording.
Ratio: Select 4:3, 16:9 or Stretch display aspect ratio of a camera, and its video will be
displayed in 4:3 or 16:9 format on that channel screen. Please refer to 6.2.1.1 Display Aspect
Ratio.
Record Audio: Check the box to enable audio recording on the DVR, and then select an audio
input device.
PTZ ID: Select ON or OFF.
Select ON if the PTZ camera is connected to the DVR through RS-485. To allow the DVR to
recognize and then control the connected PTZ camera, you have to set up an ID for the PTZ
camera. Select On and then enter an ID for the camera. This ID must match the ID address set
up on the PTZ camera. For setting up the ID address on the PTZ camera, please refer to the
User’s Manual of your PTZ camera.
Select OFF if the PTZ camera is connected to the DVR through coaxial cable (BNC Video Input),
so users can then operate Zoom, Focus, Iris, Direction, Auto Pan, Preset, Tour and Pattern
functions to the PTZ camera through DVR directly.
PTZ Speed: Select a PTZ speed from the PTZ Speed drop-down list for the camera to move to
the directions when you use the direction buttons during the configuration period.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio
It is recommended to select the same ratio of the screen resolution and the camera live view
display to avoid black bars displayed on the live view screen as the images below.
If you select 1920x1080 (16:9) screen resolution on the Screen Mode drop-down list (see 6.6.1
Monitor OSD), it is recommended to change the camera live view display to 16:9 aspect ratio
on the Ratio drop-down list (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Screen Mode: 1920x1080 (16:9)
Camera Ratio: 16:9
Camera Ratio: 4:3
If you select 800x600, 1024x768 or 1280x1024 (4:3) screen resolution on the Screen Mode
drop-down list (see 6.6.1 Monitor OSD), it is recommended to change the camera live view
display to 4:3 aspect ratio on the Ratio drop-down list (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Screen Mode: 800x600 / 1024x768 /1280x1024 (4:3)
Camera Ratio: 16:9
Camera Ratio: 4:3
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6.2.2
Adjust Setting
You can adjust the Brightness, Contrast and Color of the selected camera.
Camera: Select a camera to adjust the following settings.
Brightness:
Move the bar to adjust the brightness.
Contrast: Move the bar to adjust the contrast.
Color: Move the bar to adjust the color.
Advanced: Click to bring up the Coaxial Panel and then click the Enter button
to enter
the camera’s OSD menu for controlling and adjusting the camera setting. All EverFocus’ eZ.HD
cameras and other brands’ AHD cameras enabled with UTC function are supported. For more
details about eZ.Controller function, please refer to 1.2 eZ.Controller Function Description.
1. Use the direction buttons on the
Coaxial Panel to control the camera’s
OSD setting menu.
2. To exit the camera OSD setting, click
the Exit button to return to the Adjust
setting page.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.2.3
eZ Hopper
You can just use one mouse to control up to 16 DVRs/NVRs on the same LAN network by
enabling the eZ Hopper function.
Note: Before using this function, you need to set up all the monitors to be the same
resolution, please refer to 6.6.1 Monitor OSD.
One Mouse Control All DVRs and NVRs
Applies for 960 series / ENVR8304 series / EPHD08+ / eZ.HD series
Main Server
Sub Server 1
Sub Server 15
Monitor 1
Monitor 2
Monitor 16
Set up one DVR or NVR to be the Main Server, and the rest to be the Sub Servers. Then, you
just need to connect a mouse to the Main Server, and you will be able to move its cursor
across all the connected monitors of the Main and Sub Servers and to control all the OSD
menus of the connected devices respectively.
Follow the steps below to set up the eZ Hopper function:
For the Main Server:
1.
Select Main Server from the Mode drop-down list, and check the Enable box.
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2.
The position of each device on the OSD layout represents the physical positions of the
monitors where you arrange and place in the monitoring site.
Main Server
Monitor
Sub Server
Monitor
3.
Click an IP address field to enter the IP address of a Sub Server and the first Sub Server
must be adjacent to Main Server on the OSD layout (DVR 2 or DVR 5), or the eZ Hopper
function will not work.
4.
Set up the rest of the Sub Servers by entering their IP addresses. Please note that the Sub
Servers must be adjacent to one another on the layout, or the eZ Hopper function will not
work.
5.
Click Save to save the setting.
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For the Sub Server:
1.
Select Sub Server in the Mode drop-down list, and check the Enable box.
2.
Enter the IP address of the Main Server, and click Save.
3.
When the message pops up as below, the eZ Hopper function is enabled. So, you can now
use the mouse connected to the Main Server to control this Sub Server’s OSD.
4.
Follow the above 3 steps to set up the rest Sub Servers.
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6.3 Record
You can configure the basic recording settings on the hard disk.
Record Overwrite: Check the box to overwrite the hard disk when it is full. Note that unless this
box is checked, or the DVR will stop recording when the hard disk is full. The use of record
overwrite is strongly recommended. If you do not use this feature, please be sure to enable the
Event setting for Disk Full for notification (see 6.4.4 Other).
Schedule Record: Check the box to enable the Schedule Record function. To set up schedule
record, please see 6.8 Schedule Setting for more details.
Time Stamp: Select Bottom or Top to record the system date and time on the bottom / top of the
image. Select off will not overlay the system date and time in the recordings.
Record Status Relay Output: Select a number to monitor the recording status of the selected
alarm relay. The recording status of the selected alarm relay will be transmitted to the alarm
output device.
Auto Erase Video: The hard disk will automatically erase video after it has been on the hard drive
for the selected number of days. To use the maximum hard drive space, choose “OFF”. (See
Record Overwrite and notes above.) This feature is useful if local rules and regulations require
recorded video to be discarded after a specific number of days, or to limit the retention of older
recorded video to clear space in anticipation of event recording.
Estimation Result: Shows the remaining storage space.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4 Event
You can configure the Alarm, Video Loss, Motion and Other settings in this menu.
6.4.1
Alarm
Alarm: Select an Alarm input number from 1 to 16.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Alarm trigger function for the selected alarm input.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the alarm event occurs. The pre-alarm recording rate will follow the Normal
Speed configured in the earlier section (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting). Note that the Pre-Alarm
recording time may be reduced from 5 seconds when the system loading is too heavy, e.g.,
when all channels are triggered for pre-alarm recording simultaneously.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when an alarm event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification with a snapshot file when an alarm
event is triggered. Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see
6.7.2 Email).
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Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when an alarm
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The DVR will lock the space for a period of time when
alarms occur. The length of the time depends on DVR setting (see 6.5.2 Lock / Format).
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 6.7.4 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (1 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (1 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the events. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 1 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera associated with the selected alarm
number to display full screen on the Main Monitor. The full screen camera view will last
according to the Output Type selected in the field above.
Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera associated with the selected alarm
number to display full screen on the Call Monitor. The full screen camera view will last
according to the Output Type selected in the field above.
Record: Select a camera to start recording when the associated alarm number is triggered.
Input Type: Select an input type when the selected alarm number is triggered. The options
include N.O. and N.C.
Active Camera: This function is for associating an alarm trigger with a specific camera. For
example, if you set up an external motion detector near Camera 2, you can select Camera 2 in
this field. The alarm will be associated with this camera for full screen display, event logging
and PTZ actions.
PTZ: If the Active Camera selected above (in the Active Camera field) is a PTZ camera, you can
further set up the PTZ actions (Preset, Tour or Pattern) in this field when an event occurs.
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The following time synchronization function must work with the radio-controller clock.
Time Sync Enable: Check to enable the time synchronization with the connected
radio-controlled clock.
Time Sync Interval: Select a time sync interval time (by hour) for the DVR to synchronize the
time with the radio-controlled clock.
Time Sync Range: The time sync range means the allowed time difference between the DVR
and the radio clock. If the time difference exceeds the entered time sync range (by second),
the DVR cannot be synchronized unless you manually set up the exact same time as the clock
or within the time sync range.
For example, if the radio-controlled clock time is 12:00:00 and you enter 30 seconds for the
time sync range, the allowed time difference between the DVR and the clock should be within
30 seconds which means the DVR time can be 11:59:30 ~ 12:00:30.
Time Sync Range
30 Seconds
60 Seconds
Radio-controlled Clock time
12:00:00
12:00:00
DVR time
11:59:30~12:00:30
11:59:00~12:01:00
First Sync of: Enter a first sync start time.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
6.4.1.1 Connect a Radio Clock to the DVR
To use a Radio Clock, you need to connect it to the alarm inputs of the DVR.
Connection Diagram:
Connect the positive (+) wire to either pin of Alarm Input 1~4 and negative (-) wire to the
GND pin.
Alarm In
1~4
+
G
Radio Clock
Alarm Out
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6.4.2
Video Loss
You can enable the Video Loss Event function and configured the video loss event
notifications in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Video Loss event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record video loss events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the video loss event occurs. The pre-alarm recording rate will follow the
Normal Speed configured in the earlier section (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting). Note that the
Pre-Alarm recording time may be reduced from 5 seconds when the system loading is too
heavy, e.g., when all channels are triggered for pre-alarm recording simultaneously.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a video loss event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a video loss event is detected.
Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when video loss
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the alarm output relay.
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Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.3
Motion
You can enable the Motion Event function and configured the related settings including
motion event notifications and motion areas in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Motion Event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record motion events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the motion event occurs. The pre-alarm recording rate will follow the Normal
Speed configured in the earlier section (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting). Note that the Pre-Alarm
recording time may be reduced from 5 seconds when the system loading is too heavy, e.g.,
when all channels are triggered for pre-alarm recording simultaneously.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a motion event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a motion event is detected. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when motion
occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the
Alarm Server for the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
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Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The DVR will lock a period of time when the alarm occurs.
The length of the time depends on DVR setting (see 6.5.2 Lock / Format).
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 6.7.4 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output relay. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera which detects motion to display full
screen on the Main Monitor. The full screen camera view will last according to the Output
Type selected in the field above.
Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera which detects motion to display full
screen on the Call Monitor. The full screen camera view will last according to the Output Type
selected in the field above.
Edit Motion Grid: Press the button to bring up the Motion Setting menu. To edit the motion
grids, please refer to the instructions later in this section.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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To Edit the Motion Grids:
1.
Click the Edit Motion Grid button, the Motion Setting menu appears. By default, all area
is selected for motion detection (green color).
2.
To set up a motion area, click the Clear All button to deselect all the motion grids. Drag a
rectangle with your mouse (from top to bottom / left to right). The selected areas will be
highlighted in green (see image below).
3.
To delete a motion area, drag a rectangle with your mouse (from bottom to top / right to
left).
4.
Follow Step 2 to set up multiple motion areas if necessary.
5.
Set up the Sensitivity and Min Area for the motion grids.
Sensitivity: Set up the motion sensitivity for the grids. The larger the number, the higher
the sensitivity.
Min Area: This function is designed to prevent false detection caused by small objects. If
you select 2, only the object size larger than 4-grid size can be detected.
6.
Click the Save and Back button to save the settings and then return to the Motion menu.
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6.4.4
Other
You can configure the system event settings and enable the Buzzer or Email alert for
notifications. The event options include: Disk Temperature, Disk Failure, Disk Full, Disk Off,
Power Loss and Network Loss.
6.4.4.1
Disk Temperature.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when System / Hard Disk’s (HD) temperature is over
the “Temp. Warning Limit” set up in the below field.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when system / Hard Disk’s (HD)
temperature is over the “Temp. Warning Limit” set up in the below field. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for the DVR to
send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Stop Recording: Check box to stop recording when System / HD’s temperature is over the
“Temp. Warning Limit” set up in the below field.
Temp. Warning Limit: Sets the trigger temperature for System / HD Temperature event
actions. Choose between 45C /113F and 70C /158F.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.4.2
Disk Failure
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when Hard Disk (HD) fails.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD fails. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD fails. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.4.3
Disk Full
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when HD is full.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD is full. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is full.
This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software, including PowerCom and PowerVideo Plus.
You will need to configure the Alarm Server for the DVR to send network alarms to the client
PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is full.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.4.4
Disk Off
Buzzer: The buzzer will activate when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when Hard Disk (HD) is off. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is off. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is off.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.4.5
Power Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when power has been restored. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.2 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when power has
been restored. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.5 Alarm Server).
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note: As alarms and emails cannot be transmitted without power, the log entry is made when
power is restored, and any notifications cannot be made until that time.
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6.4.4.6
Network Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when network is lost.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when the network is lost.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note: This function only checks the physical connection (link) to the network. Any network
behavior that blocks data connectivity (blocked ports, IP addressing errors, etc.) is not
detected by this function.
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6.5 Hard Disk
The Disk menu is used to review the DVR’s hard drive settings and status. No value in this menu
can be configured by the operator.
6.5.1
Disk
Record Time (Start): Shows the earliest recording time of the DVR.
Record Time (End): Shows the latest or most current time on the DVR.
Disk: Select a disk number.
Health Status: Displays the current status of the selected disk.
Disk Temperature: Displays the current temperature of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Total): Shows the total space of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Usage): Shows the used space of the selected disk.
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6.5.2
Lock/Format
You can control the percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked Event Recordings.
You can also format the hard disk if necessary.
Maximum Lock (%): Sets the maximum percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked
Event Recordings. To set up the Locked Event Recordings, please select the Auto Lock item in
6.4.3 Motion or 6.4.1 Alarm.
Current Lock (%): Displays the current percentage of the locked event recordings in the hard
disk. If the amount of locked event recordings has reached the maximum lock percentage, the
DVR will be unable to lock new event recordings.
Unlock All: Click this button to unlock the locked part of hard disk.
Delete All: Click this button to delete all the unlocked data in the hard disk. WARNING: This
will effectively ERASE the hard disk’s contents, except for the locked portion.
Format Disk: Click this button to format the whole HDD. WARNING: This will effectively ERASE
the ENTIRE hard disk!!
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.6 Display Setting
You can configure the settings for displaying the camera / DVR information on the live view
image. You can also set up the sequencing order for the Main/Call monitor.
6.6.1
Monitor OSD
Check the boxes under the Main/Call Monitor field. The selected items will be displayed on
the live view image. Note that the DVR provides 2 main monitor outputs (for ELUX4 and
ELUX8) and 2 call monitor outputs (for ELUX16). For DVRs with 2 main monitor outputs, Main
Monitor settings below can be applied to both of the 2 main monitors. For DVRs with 2 call
monitor outputs, Call Monitor settings below can be applied to both of the 2 call monitors.
Main Monitor / Call Monitor
Title: Check the box to display camera titles.
Date/Time: Check the box to display current date/time.
Event Status: Check the box to display event status.
HDD Status: Check the box to display hard drive status (only for main monitor).
Playback Date/Time: Check the box to display playback date/time (only for main monitor).
Playback Status: Check the box to display playback status (only for main monitor).
Screen Mode: Select the suitable screen mode. Selections are: 1920x1080; 1280x1024;
1024x768; 800x600 (only for main monitor). Please see to 6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio for
more details.
POS OSD
Use Codepage: Select the suitable encoding type that matches with your POS system.
Text Insert: Check the box to display text inserted.
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Clean Text Time_Second(s): Enter a time for the text to display on the monitor.
REC Text: Check to record the text file.
Save: Click to save the settings.
6.6.2
M/T SEQ
You can configure up to 20 steps of the sequencing order for the monitor. The Sequence will
repeat continuously from step 1 to step 20 until interrupted. Note that the DVR provides 2
main monitor outputs (for ELUX4 and ELUX8) and 2 call monitor outputs (for ELUX16). For
DVRs with 2 main monitor outputs, Main Monitor settings below can be applied to both of
the 2 main monitors. For DVRs with 2 call monitor outputs, Call Monitor settings below can
be applied to both of the 2 call monitors.
Main Monitor/ Call Monitor: Select Main or Call Monitor for the following settings.
Step: The sequencing order.
Camera: Select a camera for the specific step.
Dwell (sec): Sets up the dwell time between 0 and 60 seconds for each step.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7 Network Settings
The DVR allows you to use a Web browser to remotely view and manage the system. You can
also receive live video streaming from the DVR using your smartphone.
Note: Since every Network Configuration is different, please check with your Network
Administrator or ISP to see if your DVR should use specific IP addresses and/or port
numbers.
6.7.1
LAN
According to your network environment, select Static IP, DHCP or PPPoE to configure an IP
address to the DVR.
Network Type: Three options are selectable: Static IP, DHCP and PPPoE.
Static IP: User can set a fixed IP for network connection.
DHCP: DHCP server in LAN will automatically assign an IP configuration for the network
connection.
PPPoE: For direct connection to the DSL only. Verify with your ISP if they use PPPoE.
IP address: Displays the DVR’s current IP Address. A static IP address must be set manually. If
DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Subnet Mask: Displays the subnet mask for your network so the DVR will be recognized
within the network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
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Gateway: Displays the gateway on your network for the DVR to use when communicating
with any devices not on the local network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned
automatically.
DNS Server 1: Displays the primary DNS server for your network. If DHCP is selected and an
internet connection is available, this value should be assigned automatically. This field must
have a valid DNS address in order to use the DDNS feature (see 6.7.3 DDNS).
DNS Server 2: This field shows the secondary DNS server for your network.
HTTP Port: Port number for HTTP/WEB communication.
Bandwidth Limit (Kbps): Specify, disabled / 128 K/ 256 K / 512 K / 768K / 1M / 3M bps. This is
the maximum bandwidth that the DVR is allowed to use on the network. This is a useful
function when connecting the DVR to busy or heavily loaded networks, or when accessing the
DVR(s) over a WAN.
Network ID: The network ID is an identifier for the alarm transmitter (DVR sending the
alarm).Type a network ID for network identification.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Additional information:
1. Set up the DVR Network Menu according to the instructions detailed in the Networking
chapter of this DVR’s manual.
a. If using DHCP, all settings will be detected automatically. While DHCP is a useful tool
for determining the network settings, if you set up your DVR in this manner its IP
address may change at different times for different reasons, particularly after a power
failure. If the IP address of the DVR changes, you may have difficulties accessing your
DVR locally and/or remotely. It is strongly recommended that you assign a fixed (static)
IP address to your DVR, and that in order to avoid address conflicts the IP address
assigned be outside of the DHCP range of addresses your router issues to DHCP clients.
Please do not set the DHCP address issued to the DVR by the router as its static IP
address unless you take specific steps that program your router to prevent such
address conflicts.
b. If using a Fixed IP (recommended), you will need to input the information manually. In
order for DDNS to work, you must enter valid data, compatible with your network, for
all four of the network setting fields: IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the
DNS Address (depending on your network hardware and IP configuration this may be
the IP address of your router/gateway, or it may be the actual IP address of the local
DNS server). The DNS server IP is required because your DNS server provides critical
information necessary for the DVR to communicate with the DDNS server.
You can obtain the actual DNS IP from your Internet Service Provider (ISP); or, from a PC
located on the same LAN as the DVR, go to http://www.dnsserverlist.org/ to obtain a list of
the IP addresses of their recommendation of the best servers to use for your location.
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2. If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have ‘opened up’ all the
required network ports in the port forwarding section of your router’s setup options. That
is, you have directed the router to send any incoming traffic using those IP ports to the
LAN IP address of the DVR. Useful information about router port forwarding can be found
at www.portforward.com . Different routers may use different terms for port forwarding
function. For instance, D-Link calls it virtual server, Netopia calls it pinholes.
The default port for the DVR is: 80
Note: Port 80 is the default port used for Web browsing. Because of this, in order to
prevent the average user from hosting a Web server, most ISPs BLOCK traffic using port 80
from reaching the average site. If you only plan to view your DVR on a LAN, you can use
port 80, and don’t have to concern yourself with DDNS or routers. However, if you desire
remote access to your DVR, perhaps using DDNS (optional), you MUST select functional
ports and set up the port forwarding in your router. Other ports, such as 8080 and 8000
are sometimes blocked by ISPs as well.
What port(s) should be used? There are 65,535 valid IP ports to choose from. These are
broken down into three groups:
•
Well Known Ports 0 thru 1023
•
Registered Ports 1024 thru 49151
•
Dynamic and/or Private Ports 49152 thru 65535
So, rather than encounter a port conflict by choosing a port commonly used for another
purpose (like port 25 for SMTP mail or port 448 for secure sockets), choose an ‘unusual’
port number. For example, add 50,000 to your house number: 50,123 is less likely to lead
to a port conflict. For a list of the known and registered ports, see
http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers
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6.7.2
Email
You can configure the Email settings for DVR to send Email alert when an event occurs.
Pass
E-Mail test
SMTP Server: Assign the SMTP (e-mail) server’s name. Note that for more reliable email
service, use the server’s IP address.
SMTP Port: Assign the port number used by the SMTP server.
Authentication: Check this box if the SMTP server requires authentication (user name /
password).
SSL: Check the box if mail server needs communication to be encrypted by SSL.
User Name: Input the login user name if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Password: Input the password if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Confirm: Input the password again to confirm the password.
Sender Email: Input the e-mail address of the sender (the DVR). Sender’s e-mail address has
to match the user name and password above.
Receiver Email 1: Input the first e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 2: Input the second e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 3: Input the third e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Email Subject: Input email subject.
E-Mail test: You can click the button to test the email function. If the function works fine, a
Pass message will be displayed; otherwise, a Fail message will be displayed..
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.3
DDNS
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) is a service used to map a domain name to the
dynamic IP address of a network device. You can set up the DDNS service for remote access to
the DVR.
DDNS assigns a domain name (URL) to the DVR, so that the user does not need to go through
the trouble of checking if the IP address assigned by DHCP Server has changed. Once the IP is
changed, the DVR will automatically update the information to the DDNS to ensure it is
always available for remote access.
Before enabling the following DDNS function, user should have applied for a host name from
the DDS service provider’s website. We support four DDNS server providers:
www.everfocusddns.com and www.dyndns.com.
Note: We highly recommend that you use xxxx.everfocusddns.com for the simplicity of
setting up your DVR.
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6.7.3.1
EverFocus DDNS
Note that the DNS Server 1 (6.7.1 LAN) should be set up correctly or the DDNS will not work.
DDNS Service: Select EverfocusDDNS from the drop-down list.
DVR Name: Input the desired name for the DVR, and you can enter up to 32 letters. If the
length of the name exceeds the text field size on the OSD, you can move your cursor onto the
text field to display the entire name on the OSD.
Note that the name of the DVR cannot include a space, underline or any special characters
particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < > " ; : . ,
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note:
1. It is not necessary to append the HTTP port number to the DDNS name. The EverFocus
DDNS server not only keeps track of your DVR’s IP address, but also keeps track of the
ports.
2. You can go to http://www.everfocusddns.com to check the DDNS name can be
registered or not.
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6.7.3.2
www.dyndns.org
DDNS Service: Select www.dyndns.org from the drop-down list.
Host name: Host name created through the dyndns account.
User name: User name of the dyndns account.
Password: Password of the dyndns account.
Confirm: Input the password again to confirm.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Setup Steps:
1. Apply for a host name from www.dyndns.org.
2. Make sure that the DNS Server 1 is set up correctly (see DNS Server 1 in 6.7.1 LAN) or the
DDNS will not work.
3. Select www.dyndns.org from the DDNS Service drop-down list.
4. Enter the host name in the Host Name field. Note that the name of the DVR cannot
include a space, underline or any special characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < >
";:.,_
5. Enter the User Name / Password of the dyndns account.
6. The setting is complete. And you should now be able to remotely connect the DVR by
typing the name you created into the address bar. Example: http://hostname.dyndns.com
Note: If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have opened up all the required
network ports in the “Port Forwarding” section of your router’s setup options. The default port
of the DVR is 80. To set up Port Forwarding, please consult the manual of the router.
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6.7.4
FTP
Set up the FTP server settings to enable the FTP function. The function is for users to upload
the alarm / motion recordings or snapshots from sub stream to the FTP server. You can
choose to upload either the recordings or snapshots, please see 6.4.1 Alarm and 6.4.3
Motion.
FTP Server: Enter the IP address or the host name of the FTP server.
Port: Enter the port number for the FTP server. Default is 21.
User Name: Set FTP User’s name.
Password: Set FTP password.
Confirm: Input the FTP password again to confirm.
File Name: Enter the file name.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note: If you want to upload recordings to the FTP, please go to the Remote / Mobile setting
page to select H.264 codec.
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6.7.5
Alarm Server
You can send out the alarm notifications to EverFocus’s CMS software. Please also consult the
CMS’s user manual for network alarm settings.
Server IP1~3: IP address of client PC. The network alarm can be transmitted to up to 3
addresses.
Protocol: Select the protocol type for alarm transmission. Note the protocol selected here
should match the protocol set up for the CMS alarm server.
UDP: User Datagram Protocol.
TCP: Transmission Control Protocol.
Port: Select the transmission port for network alarm messages. The port setup here should
match the port set up for the CMS alarm server.
Network ID: The network ID is an identifier for the alarm transmitter (DVR sending the
alarm).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.6
Remote / Mobile
You can configure the compression format for the sub-stream for mobile phone access. Select
H.264 or MJPEG codec to enable the mobile phone access function. Note that if you also want
to use the FTP function for uploading the recordings (MP4 video format), please select the
H.264 codec.
H.264: The H.264 codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and IE
Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
MJPEG: The MJPEG codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and
IE Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.7
Network Testing
The Ping utility is useful in diagnosing connectivity problems by obtaining responses from
nodes progressively farther along the network. DNS functionality can also be confirmed by
entering a valid DNS name instead of an IP address.
To verify basic network connectivity between the DVR and other LAN or WAN nodes, click the
Ping button.
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6.8 Schedule Setting
You can set up the recording schedule with the desired time, event types or FPS.
6.8.1
Express Setup
You can set up a weekly recording schedule for the DVR to automatically record videos.
Weekend Start: Select a start date and time for the weekend.
Weekend End: Select an end date and time for the weekend.
Daytime Start: Select a weekday start time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime begins).
Daytime End: Select a weekday end time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime ends).
Record Type: Select a recording type for each time period.
Disable: No recording during the scheduled time period.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
Normal: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for the Continuous Recording.
Event: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for the Event Recording.
Action: Check the box to enable the Buzzer, Alarm Out, E-mail and Network actions selected
in 6.4 Event when an event occurs during the selected time period.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note: For Holiday and Others, you can set up the recording schedule in 6.8.2 Holidays.
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6.8.2
Holidays
In addition to set up a weekly recording schedule, you can also set up a holiday recording
schedule to automatically record videos on a specific day of the year.
Date Type: Select Holiday or Others if you have configured the settings in 6.8.1 Express Setup.
The Holiday and Others are two different groups designed for you to assign special days
independently.
Recurrent Type: Select a date layout for the selected group above.
Disabled: Select to disable the Holiday / Others recording schedule.
One time: Select this option and then set up the specific date and year in the Details field.
The DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Month/date: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field. The
DVR will start recording on this date yearly.
Month/Weekday: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field.
The DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Details: Click to specify the date for the selected group above.
Previous: Previous Page (30 Holidays Total).
Next: Next Page (30 Holidays Total).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.8.3
Schedule
You can set up the camera recording mode by time of day on specific days of the week and/or
holidays and other days. Please note that after the configuration, you have to check the
Schedule Record box in the Record setting page to enable the schedule recording mode.
Camera: Select a camera number to change the schedule for the selected camera. Each
camera can be controlled during a 24-hour time block for Holiday (Hol), Other (Oth), Sunday
(Sun), Monday (Mon), Tuesday (Tue), Wednesday (Wed), Thursday (Thu), Friday (Fri), or
Saturday (Sat).
Time (0~23): The numbers represent the 24 hours of a day.
Time Bar: The time bar uses three different colors to distinguish each recording mode.
Gray (No Rec): No recording during this time block.
Pink (E): Only events are recorded during this time block.
Blue-green (N+E): (Default) Normal and event recording during this time block.
There are 48 blocks on the time bar, and each block represents half hour respectively. When
moving the cursor onto the time bar, the exact time will appear at the right side of the time
bar (shown as the above figure).
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Schedule setting using Mouse
1.
Select a camera first and click on desired start time block (no number on it) on a time bar.
At this time, the selected time block will be highlighted in yellow frame and the entire
time bar will be highlighted by red frame.
2.
Click the desired start time block again to confirm, and this block (shows a new sequence
number on it) and all the following blocks will turn to gray. This means the grey time
blocks has been set to No Recording mode.
3.
To change the time blocks to different record mode (which shows a different color),
users need to click again on the block (with number on it) of any section. Every time the
user clicks the first block of a section, the color switches from gray->pink ->blue-green.
4.
Repeat the above steps to configure the record modes. You can configure up to six
record modes on each time bar.
Click the “Edit Timezone” button to edit the recording parameters for a time zone.
Editing Timezone:
From: Displays time zone start time.
To: Displays time zone end time.
Record: Displays Record mode.
Resolution: Recording resolution is displayed.
Normal: Frame rate in FPS for continuous recording. It is important to keep track of the
normal recording resources being allocated at each hours of the day. Increasing the Normal
recording resolution and/or rate can inadvertently request more recording resources than the
DVR is capable of delivering, or allocate so much of the DVRs resources that there is no excess
available for increased FPS rate and/or resolution in response to an Event.
The speed is limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the DVR as allocated across
TV standard in global setting, all the installed cameras, with an upper limit of 30 FPS (NTSC –
25 PAL) per individual camera (real time recording). Since EverFocus DVRs have the capability
to change the FPS rate in response to events, it may be advisable to reserve some recording
capacity for event response.
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Event: Maximum desired frame rate in frames per second (FPS) for event recording; if more
than one camera requires simultaneous event recording, the total for all cameras cannot
exceed the maximum available FPS for the DVR at the corresponding resolution setting, and
the available FPS may be divided across the cameras responding to an event.
Action: Check this box to enable notifications enabled elsewhere (Buzzer, Alarm out, E-mail,
and Network Alarm) when an event occurs.
Apply to Days: This button can be used to copy schedules to other days. Select which days
you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all days, “Clear All” deselects all days. Click “OK” to
copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
Apply to Cameras: This button can be used to copy schedules to other cameras. Select which
cameras you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all cameras, “Clear All” deselects all cameras.
Click “OK” to copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
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6.9 System Setting
You can configure the general settings for the DVR in this menu.
6.9.1
Date / Time
You can set up the date and time for the DVR.
Note: Clicking Save at this page will disable the Daylight Saving function if this function has
been enabled and a notice message will pop up as “Please enable the Daylight Saving Time
again if the function is needed”. Therefore, after setting up the time at this page, you need to
go to Daylight Saving page to reset and enable the daylight saving time if the function is
needed. Please refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving for detailed information.
Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the date.
Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the time.
Date Format: Select a date format from the drop-down list.
Time Format: Select a time format from the drop-down list.
Time Zone: Select a time zone for the DVR to adjust to when updating from the time server.
NTP: Select Disable / Enable for NTP time synchronization.
NTP Server: Displays the time server address that the DVR uses for time synchronization.
Requires operating network configuration and WAN or LAN access to a compatible NTP server.
The default NTP address is the NTP server in Taiwan. To find a compatible NTP address of the
DVR’s physical location, follow the steps below:
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a. Use a computer connected to the Network.
b. Click Start > Run > type “command” and then click OK.
c. In the DOS Prompt, type “ping pool.ntp.org” to find out the IP address of an NTP
Server.
NTP Update Interval: The frequency that the system automatically updates the time via the
NTP server. Select Hourly, Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
Daylight Saving: This Auto daylight saving function is used for the system to automatically set
up the daylight saving time but it is currently reserved for the users in the United States. So, if
you want to set up the daylight saving time, please go to Daylight Saving setting page to
manually set up the time (refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving).
Save: Click to save the settings.
For the users in United States, if they want to use the Auto daylight saving functions, please
follow the steps below:
1.
Select a U.S Time zone (GMT -05:00 ~ GMT -08:00).
2.
Enable the NTP.
3.
Enter a NTP server IP address in United States.
4.
Select Auto in the Daylight Saving drop-down list.
5.
Click Save to save the settings.
6.
The Daylight Saving setting page (refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving) will be grayed out and
automatically set to the correct daylight saving time.
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6.9.2
Daylight Saving
You can configure the settings for DVR to automatically adjust to daylight saving time.
Note:
1.
If this page is grayed out, it means that you have enabled the Auto daylight saving
function, please refer to 6.9.1 Date/Time.
2.
If you need to use the Daylight Saving function, you must set up the Date / Time first
in Date/Time setting page.
Daylight Saving: Check the box to enable automatic daylight saving time (DST).
Start Date: Set the start date for daylight saving time.
Start Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time begins.
Set To (hh:mm): This is what the time will change to when daylight saving begins. For most
regions, this will be one hour ahead of the “Start Time”.
End Date: Set the end date for daylight saving time.
End Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time ends.
The time change difference on the End Date will be the same as the difference between the
Start Time and End Time entered for the Start Date (typically 1 hour as in the example
shown).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.9.3
User Group
This setting page is used for configuring the privilege of the three access levels: Administrator,
Manager and Operator. Check the boxes under an access level to enable the privileges of that
access level. For example, if you check the Clear Log box under the Operator access level,
only the Operator has the privilege to clear log.
Manage User at Own Level: Check this box for the user of an access level to be able to
configure other users’ settings of the same level at the User Management setting page (see
6.9.4 User Management). For example, if this box under the Operator level has been checked,
any user with the Operator privilege can go to the User Management setting page to set up
the settings of other Operators.
User Management: Check this box under an access level to enable the users of that level to
access the User Management and User Group setting page.
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Import Notes for Account Privilege Definition
Users with the Administrator account have full privileges, so the checkboxes under the
Administrator access level will always be grayed out. The Administrator can grant privileges
to both the Manager and Operator while the Manager and Operator can also give certain
privileges to the same or lower level accounts based on the following rules.

Account Viewing: Only the Administrator can view all the user accounts. The Manager
account can view both Manager and Operator accounts. The Operator account can only
view the Operator accounts.
 Camera Access: Only the Administrator can set up Camera Access right to all the user
accounts. The Manager account can only set up Camera Access right (cameras enabled by
the Administrator account) to Manager and Operator accounts. The Operator account
can only set up Camera Access right (cameras enabled by the Administrator or Manager
account) to Operator accounts.
 Change Password: Only the Administrator can change password to all the user accounts.
The Manager account can only change the password to Manager and Operator accounts
(if its “Change Own Password” user right has been enabled by the Administrator
account). The Operator account can only change the password to Operator accounts (if its
“Change Own Password” user right has been enabled by the Administrator or Manager
account).
 Edit User Rights: Only the Administrator can edit user rights to all the user accounts. The
Manager account can only edit user rights to Operator accounts. The Operator account
cannot edit user rights to any accounts.
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6.9.4
User Management
You can create multiple user accounts (max: 20 user accounts) with different privileges. The
DVR has default user accounts which you can choose to copy, edit, add or delete, and the
default password is 11111111.
Copy: Click the
account.
Edit: Click the
Add: Click the
Delete: Click the
button to copy the settings of an existing user account to a new user
button to edit the settings of an existing user account.
button to add a new user.
button to delete
Login: Check the box to enable the User Login function after logging out the DVR. For details
on logging in the DVR, please refer to 3.3.1 Login.
Auto User Log Off: Check the box to automatically logoff the DVR after 3 minutes of inactivity.
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Password renewal: The password will expire after the specified days. When it’s expired, a
password renewal reminder will show up as below for you to change your password. If you
don’t want to renew the password periodically, just enter “0”.
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Apply: Click to apply all the settings.
Save: Click to save the settings.
You can further configure each user account and its settings individually, see the steps below:
1. Click on a user account.
2. Click the Add, Copy or Edit button, and the following page appears.
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User Name: Click to bring up the keyboard and input the desired user name.
User Group: Select a user group (access level).
Status: Select to enable or disable the user account.
Password: Input the password.
Confirm: Enter the same password again to confirm.
Camera Access: Click to bring up a new setting page (figure 6-49), and check the boxes
to enable the live, playback or PTZ functions of the cameras for local or remote access.
User Right: Check the boxes to enable the functions for the user account.
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6.9.5
I/O Control
The I/O Control setup menu is used to define the settings for controlling the DVR through
RS-485 communication protocol and for DVR to control the connected PTZ cameras.
PTZ Protocol: Select PTZ protocol, choose from the following protocols: Transparent, Pelco_D,
Pelco_P, Everfocus or Samsung. (Note: All cameras on the RS-485 bus must use the same
protocol)
485 ID: This is the ID used by the EKB500 to send commands to the DVR. On an RS-485
connection, every device (PTZ, DVR and controller) must be assigned an unique ID number
between 0 and 127.
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or
information through the RS-485 port on the DVR. There are eight different speeds: 1200 BPS,
2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for
this option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS232 connection. There are two different stop
bits, 1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
Control: One remote control can be used to operate four DVRs. The DVR to be addressed is
selected by pressing the key corresponding to its ID number on the IR Remote control. Please
refer to Appendix E: IR Remote Control.
Type: Select Text Insert for using POS system; select Control for using EKB500 keyboard and
PTZ camera.
IR Controller ID: Set up an ID for the DVR and allow the IR remote control to control this DVR.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.9.6
EKB200 Setting
You can connect an EKB200, which is EverFocus’ USB keyboard, to the USB port on the DVR to
control the Iris, focus or the pre-configured PTZ control functions of the connected cameras.
For details on how to configure the PTZ control functions, including Preset Position, Auto Pan,
Tour and Pattern, please refer to 4.1 PTZ Camera.
The control keys on the EKB200
After connecting the EKB200 keyboard to the DVR and configuring the PTZ control functions,
you need to configure the above setup page to define the function for each control key on
the keyboard. Click the Save button to save the settings. Once you press the control key on
the keyboard, the camera will do the action which you’ve defined for the key.
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【Key No】 The control key number on the keyboard.
【Action】 Select an item from the drop-down list to define the function for each key on the
keyboard.
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Set Preset: You can use the joystick on the keyboard to select a position and then press
this key to save the position as the Preset Position.
Go to Preset: Press this key to let the camera go to the Preset Position number specified in
the Value column.
Go to Home: Press this key and the camera will go to the Preset Position 1.
Clear Preset: Press this key to clear the Preset Position number specified in the Value
column.
Run Auto Pan: Press this key to start the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Stop Auto Pan: Press this key to stop the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Tour Run: Press this key to start running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Tour Stop: Press this key to stop running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Pattern Run: Press this key to start running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Pattern Stop: Press this key to stop running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Select Tracking Object: Press the key to display the tracking crosshairs on the screen. Use
the joystick on the keyboard to select the desired tracking object and press this key again
to save the selection.
Toggle Full Screen: Press this key to toggle between the full screen and current screen.
【Value】 Type in the number for the selected Action item. For example, selecting Go to
Preset from the Action drop-down list and typing in 2 in the Value column represents the
Preset Position 2.
To activate the EKB200 keyboard on the PTZ Live View window, click the PTZ
icon on
the OSD Root Menu, and then you are able to control the PTZ camera over the EKB200
keyboard (please refer to 4.1 PTZ).
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6.9.7
Miscellaneous
You can upgrade the latest firmware, restore the factory default settings to the DVR, upload /
save the DVR configuration settings from / to the USB or change the language in this setup
menu.
Firmware
Current Firmware Version: Shows the current firmware version of the DVR.
Upgrade: Click to upgrade the latest firmware.
Configurations
Load Factory Default: Click to restore the DVR to factory default settings. The User Account,
Network IP Settings, and Time settings will not be affected.
Load From USB: Click to upload the DVR configurations restored in the USB flash device.
Save To USB: Click to save the DVR configurations to the USB flash device.
Language: Choose which language the DVR uses.
Allowed Remote Reboot: Check the box to enable restarting the DVR via the Network.
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Shutdown: Press the Shutdown button if you need to turn off the DVR. When the message as
below pops up on the screen, you can now turn off the DVR.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.10 Information
You can see the DVR information and Log data in this menu. Or export the log data to the USB
storage device.
6.10.1 System
In the System Menu, you can only see the information of the DVR, Network or HDD. No
configuration can be done in this menu.
【System】
Version: Displays the firmware version.
Model: Displays the model name of the DVR.
NTSC / PAL: Displays the current video format automatically detected by the DVR.
S/N: Display the serial number of the DVR.
【Lan】
IP 1: Displays the IP address of LAN 1 set up in the Network or Express menu.
MAC 1: Displays the MAC address of LAN 1. This option cannot be changed.
DVR Name: Displays the DDNS name if configured.
Network ID: The ID number for EverFocus’ CMS as set up in the Alarm Server menu.
【Status】
Disk: Displays the status of the internal hard disks. Normal hard disk operation is indicated by
“OK”.
Fans: Displays the status of the internal fan. Normal fan operation is indicated by “OK”.
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6.10.2 Log
You can choose, display or export log data using this menu.
Start Date / End Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the start / end date.
Start Time / End Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the start / end time.
Log Type: Select the desired log types.
View Log: Click to bring up the Log List shown as below.
Clear Log: Click to delete all the selected log data.
Export Log to USB: Click the Export button to export the log data to the USB storage device.
It’s recommended to connect the USB memory stick to the USB port on the REAR panel of the
DVR.
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Chapter
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7. Remote Access to the DVR
7.1
Accessing the DVR on the Network
Follow the steps below to access the DVR from a computer.
1.
Open an Internet Explorer window and in the address bar type the IP address.
Local connection:
http:// (IP address from the DVR’s Network Menu): IP port used
e.g. http://192.168.1.163:2468
Internet connection:
http:// (IP address given by your Internet Service Provider): IP port used
e.g. http://57.182.67.204:2468
2.
The Login window pops up. Type the User Name and Password. The default User Name is
admin, while the password is 11111111. Click OK.
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3.
If you log in for the first time, follow the instruction steps on the interface to update the
latest Plugin version (ePlayer). After reloading the webpage, the login window pops up
again. Type the user ID and password to log in again. By default, the user ID is admin and the
password is 11111111.
Note for the first time login:
The “Download ePlayer Instruction” page will only be prompted for the first time login in
order to update the system to the latest plugin version.
When the Plug-in blocked appears on the browser, select Always allow plug-ins on xxx, click
Done and then reload the webpage.
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4.
Now you will be able to see the remote live page.
If you encounter the following problem or still can’t access the remote Web interface, please see
below:
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If the Error window appears, please be sure to close ALL the Web browser windows first and
then click Retry. When the Completing the ePlayer Setup Wizard window shows up, click
Finish. Then, you can open a new browser again to access the DVR’s remote Web interface.
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If your PC or laptop is running with Windows, it’s required to run the browser as
administrator when first entering the remote web page of the device. Go to C:\Program Files
(x86)\Internet Explorer, right-click the browser and then click Run as administrator.
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You may need to turn User Account Control off if you still can’t see the Remote Live View. On
the computer, click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Action Center (click
Change User Account Control Settings), the User Account Control Settings window appears.
Adjust the slide bar to Never Notify and then click OK. Restart your computer if requested.
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7.2 Remote Live View
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
No.
1
2
3
Name
Menu Bar
Layout
Sub / Main
4
Speaker /
Microphone /
Snapshot
5
Channel Buttons
Description
For configuring the DVR. Please refer to 4. OSD Root Menu.
Click a desired layout.
Click to switch between the Main stream and Sub stream.
Click the Speaker button to transfer audio to the client side from
DVR if there is a speaker on the PC and a microphone and preamp
attached to the DVR, and audio recording is enabled on the DVR.
Click the Microphone button to transfer audio to DVR from client
side if there is a microphone attached to the PC and an amplifier
and speaker attached to the DVR.
Click the Snapshot button to save a snapshot of the video image
currently being displayed.
Click to display the channel in full screen.
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Status Highlight
Black Circle: Indicates the DVR is recording in sub-stream.
Red Circle: Indicates the DVR is recording in main-stream.
White: Indicates the live view is in a normal status.
Orange: Indicates a motion is being detected.
Blue: Indicates video loss.
Red: Indicates an alarm / event is triggered.
Grey: Indicates the live view is disabled.
7
Live View Window
Double-click on a camera image to enlarge the current display to
full screen; double-click again to return to the normal view.
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7.3 Menu Bar
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
No. Name
Description
1
Live View
Click to display the live view window.
2
Express
Click to configure the global express settings for all cameras. Please refer
to 6.1 Express.
3
4
5
6
Camera
Record
Event
Hard Disk
7
Display
8
Network
9
Schedule
10
System
11
Information
Displays the system information. Please refer to 6.10 Information.
12
Copy
Click to archive the recordings from the DVR to the client PC. Please refer
to 4.7 Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB.
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Search
Search the recordings for remote playback. Please refer to 7.6 Remote
Playback.
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PTZ
Click to control the connected PTZ cameras. Please refer to 4.1 PTZ.
Click to configure the camera settings. Please refer to 6.2 Camera.
Click to configure the record settings. Please refer to 6.3 Record.
Click to configure the alarm / event settings. Please refer to 6.4 Event.
Click to display the HDD information. Please refer to 6.5 Hard Disk.
Click to configure the display settings for displaying the camera
information on the camera live view. Please refer to 6.6 Display Settings.
Click to configure the network settings. Please refer to 6.7 Network
Settings.
Click to configure the recording schedule. Please refer to 6.8 Schedule
Setting.
Click to configure the DVR time / user privilege / IO control / UI language
or upgrading firmware and etc. Please refer to 6.9 System Setting.
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7.4 Remote Playback
To playback the recordings remotely, click the Search button on the Menu Bar. Click Time Search,
Event Search, Smart Search or POS Search and then set up the settings. For more details about
Search setting, please refer to 5.3 Searching the Recordings for Playing Back.
Double-click on a recording, the following Remote Playback Window appears.
Return to the Search page
Fast Rewind
Reverse
Stop Pause
Play
Fast Forward
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8. Specifications
Model Name
System
Operating System
Number of Channels
RAM
Watchdog
Dual Stream
OSD Menu
System Control
Pentaplex Operation
PTZ Protocol Supported
Video
Compression Format
Video Format
Video Inputs
Video Looping Outputs
Main
Video outputs
Call
Recording
Recording Rate
/ Resolution
NTSC
PAL
Recording Modes
Playback
Playback Rate /
Resolution
Search Modes
NTSC
PAL
ELUX16
ELUX8
ELUX4
Embedded Linux
16CH
8CH
4CH
2GB
1GB
512MB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Front Panel Buttons, Mouse, IR Remote Control
Simultaneous Live, Recording, Playback, Archive and Remote
Viewing
EverFocus, Pelco D, Pelco P, Samsung, Transparent
H.264
NTSC / PAL
16 x BNC
16 (Optional)
HDMI and VGAHDMI
HDMI
andand
VGA
BNCVGA
BNC
HDMI and VGA
BNC
BNC
240fps @ 1080p;
480fps @ other res.
8 x BNC
8 (Optional)
4 x BNC
4 (Optional)
120fps @ 1080p;
60fps @ 1080p;
240fps @ other res. 120fps @ other res.
200fps @ 1080p;
100fps @ 1080p;
50fps @ 1080p;
400fps @ other res. 200fps @ other res. 100fps @ other res.
Manual, Schedule and Event
240fps @1080p;
120fps @1080p;
60fps @1080p;
480fps @ other res. 240fps @ other res. 120fps @ other res.
200fps @1080p
100fps @1080p
50fps @1080p
400fps @ other res. 200fps @ other res. 100fps @ other res.
Date / Time, Event, Motion in Recorded Video, Snapshot by
Interval
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Audio
Audio Inputs
Audio Output
Alarm
Alarm
8.1.1 Inputs
Alarm Outputs
Storage Device
Internal
8.1.2 3.5" HDD
Storage Capacity
Network
Ethernet
8.1.3
Protocol
Interface
USB
8.1.42.0
RS-485
Ethernet
General
Power
8.1.5 Input
Power Consumption
Operating Temperature
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Weight (without HDDs)
Language
Regulatory
Functions
Video
8.1.6 Pause
Video Loss Detection
Motion Detection
Event Log
User Interface
Control PTZ via OSD
Schedule Setting
User Access
16 inputs
1 output
8 inputs
4 inputs
4 inputs
1 x relay
2 x SATA HDD (Optional)
8 TB
1
x SATA
(Optional)
4 TB
HDD
10/100/1000
10/100 Ethernet
Ethernet
TCP-IP
/ DHCP / PPPoE / DDNS / SMTP / NTP
2 x USB 2.0 port (1 on Front Panel, 1 on Back Panel)
2 pin terminal connector
1 x RJ-45
12VDC / 5A
12VDC / 5A
12VDC / 5A
60W max.
60W max.
60W max.
0°C ~ 40°C / 32°F ~ 104°F (20 ~ 80% humidity)
320 x 267.8 x 59.9mm / 12.6" x 10.54" x 2.36"
3.14kg / 6.92lb
2.36kg / 5.2lb
English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Deutsch, French,
Russian, Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Simplified Chinese
CE, FCC, UL
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
GUI (Graphical User Interface)
Yes (via both local and remote interfaces)
Supports Express and Advanced Schedule Setting
3 Levels of User Access Defined
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Remote Client System Minimum Requirement
Operating System
Windows XP (32-bit) / Win7 (32 and 64-bit)
CPU
Intel Core I3-2100
RAM
2GB
VGA
Intel HD 2000
LAN Speed
10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps (RJ45)
IE11 and later, Firefox 50 and earlier, Chrome 44 and earlier, EF
Web Browser
browser
Other Remote Application
1. EverFocus’ CMS: Genie XMS
2. EverFocus’ mobile app: MobileFocus (iOS and Android);
MobileFocusHD (iPad)
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9. Troubleshooting
If you have problems with the system, run through the following checklist to see if you can solve
the problem.
The DVR will not go into record mode.
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Bring up the DVR’s Menu and check under the Camera Menu. Verify that all connected
cameras are checked as “Installed” and that Record Mode is set to “Continuous”.
Check the Disk or Information Menus and verify that the internal hard drive is being
detected.
The DVR displays nothing on the main monitor.
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Make sure the monitor is connected to either HDMI port, the VGA port or BNC port. If the
monitor has multiple inputs, make sure it is on the correct input source and display
setting.
Check that the monitor cables are good and power is on.
Verify the recorder is getting the correct supply power.
There is no display coming from one of the channels on the DVR.
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In the DVR’s Camera Menu, make sure that all cameras are checked as “Installed” and
unchecked for “Covert”.
If there is still no picture, switch ports or connect a working camera to the port that has
no picture. If you get an image, the problem is coming from the camera or cable.
I cannot connect to the recorder via the internet.
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Check that you can connect to the DVR on the LAN.
Check that the DVR has a static IP address and the port used by the DVR is forwarded
correctly to that IP address in the router.
Verify that your Internet Service Provider does not block the IP port being used
Make sure you are using the correct WAN IP address given by the ISP, or, if you have a
Dynamic IP, check if the IP address has changed; use DDNS to avoid problems caused by
changing ISP addresses.
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Appendix
A
Appendix A: Network Overview
This chapter will give you a basic instruction on how to set up the DVR for network connection. It
is highly recommended that you have a working knowledge of what a network is and how it
works. This will be helpful in completing the networking process.
Introduction to TCP / IP
TCP/IP is the group of protocols used by the Internet and most Local Area Networks (LANs)
throughout the world. In TCP/IP, every computer or other communications device that is
connected to the network has a unique IP address. By doing this you are giving your device a
unique address similar to the address of your house. An IP address is composed of four octets
(numbers in the range of 0 to 255) separated by decimal points. The IP address is used to uniquely
identify a host or computer on the LAN. For example, one computer on a network could have an IP
address of 192.168.1.127.
You should never give two or more devices the same exact IP address, but the first three octets of
an IP address is often the same for all computers in the local area network. For example, if a total
of 253 computers exist in a single LAN, the IP addresses could be assigned starting with
192.168.1.x, where x represents a number in the range of 2 to 254. In IPP address could be
compared with a telephone number.
Subnet Masks
Each host in a LAN has a subnet mask. The subnet mask is a set of octets that is used to determine
which LAN or class it belongs to. The number 255 is usually used to represent the network address
portion of the IP address and a zero is placed at the end to identify the host portion of the
address. Basically the subnet mask tells the devices how the network addresses are organized, and
helps to determine which addresses are local and which are remote (on the other side of the
router).
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Gateway Address
Addressees are either local or remote. A gateway address is composed of four octets separated by
decimal points. The gateway address is used to uniquely identify the device on the LAN that has
access to the communications links connecting to other LANs, WANs and/or the Internet (access
to the ‘remote’ addresses).
Virtual Ports
A port number represents a "channel" or entryway for network communications. Port numbers
allow different computers to utilize network resources without interfering with each other. Port
numbers most commonly appear in network programming, particularly socket programming.
Sometimes, though, port numbers are made visible to the casual user. For example, some
websites on the Internet use a URL like the following:
http://www.sitename.com:8100/
In this example, the number 8100 refers to the port number used by the browser to connect to
the web server. The standard port number used by web sites is 80, so this number does not need
to be included with the URL (although it can be). In IP networking, port numbers can theoretically
range from 0 to 65535. Most popular network applications, though, use port numbers at the lower
end of the range (such as 80 for HTTP). Ports are similar to doors and windows of your house,
with port 80 acting as the front door. If these are not open you could not enter the house. This is
the same case with ports on a network. If the ports for a specific IP address are not open then you
could not gain access to that IP address.
Note: The term port also refers to several other aspects of network technology. A port can
refer to Ethernet connection points, such as those on a hub, switch, or router. The term port is
also used to refer to a physical connection point for peripheral devices such as serial, parallel,
and USB ports.
Another analogy would be: if a WAN IP address is similar to the phone number identify a site, IP
ports are similar to telephone extensions, in that they allow communication with specific devices
within a site that all share the same external (WAN) IP address. A router is a device which allows
multiple computers and other IP enabled equipment to share that single WAN IP address. It
functions like a “switchboard operator” – opening ports creates an association between those port
numbers and the LAN IP address of specific equipment on the LAN behind the router. When the
router sees a ‘call’ for a specific ‘extension’ (port), it directs that data stream to the (LAN IP
address of the) equipment associated with that ‘extension’ (port).
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Pre-Installation
Before beginning the installation, please answer the following questions:
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Do you have Hi-speed Internet?
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There are many types of high speed Internet available. The most common ones are T1, Cable,
and DSL (in order of speed). The DVR is not compatible with a dial-up connection.
Note: EverFocus suggests having a minimum upload speed of 256KBps. This can be addressed
by your Internet Service Provider.
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What type of modem/router do you have?
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Modem/router model name/ #
The modem/router was either installed by your Internet service provider or purchased by you
to establish a connection to the Internet. A router assigns different internal IP addresses to
local computers; this allows multiple computers to access the Internet through the same
external IP address.
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Do you have a static IP address?
______________
A Static IP address means you use the same IP address every time you connect to the Internet.
With a static IP address, other Internet users always know the address of your location and
can easily connect with it. This makes it much simpler to host a website, email server, or other
type of server connection. Everfocus suggests using a static IP address. If this is not available,
you will need to use a dynamic IP address. This is explained below.
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Do you have a dynamic IP address?
______________
A Dynamic IP address means your IP address changes each time you connect to the Internet.
We recommend asking your Internet service provider for a Static IP address. If this is not a
possibility, you may use the DDNS feature of the DVR. DDNS stands for Dynamic Domain
Name Server, a service that provides a central database where IP information can be stored
and retrieved. It allows those using a dynamic IP address to be registered centrally so users
can connect to it by name. See Chapter 4 for details on using EverFocus DDNS.
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What type of DVR are you installing?
______________
The default ports are
ECOR264: 80
Paragon: 80
ECOR: 80, 1600
EDR/EDVR: 80, 1600, and 37260 – 37263
EMV: 80
TUTIS: 80
ELUX: 80
If the ports were changed in the Network Setup, use those port numbers.
Pre-Installation
Everfocus’ DVR can operate using one of three types of networking connections.
Simple One to One Connection: A simple one to one connection is the simplest type of network
connection. It uses a cross-over cable to make a direct connection from one computer to another
(or in this case a computer to a DVR).
Direct High Speed Modem Connection: A direct modem connection uses a standard network cable
to connect the modem directly to a computer (or in this case a modem to the DVR). This type of
connection only covers single-port modems. For a combination modem/router, use the setup
described below.
Router or LAN Connection – A local area network connection requires either a router or a
pre-existing LAN connection. This is the most common type of connection. A router allows
multiple computers and DVR’s to access each other as well as the Internet. It assigns different
internal IP addresses to the computers.
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Appendix
B
Appendix B: Linksys & D-Link Port Forwarding
Typical Linksys Port Forwarding
This section will cover a few simple configurations for the Linksys router. This chapter is only to
offer some help to the installer and end user. Please understand we DO NOT support this product
and will not give tech support on it. If you need additional technical support on this router you
must call Linksys.
To access the Web-based Utility, launch a web browser and type the Router’s IP address, typically
192.168.1.1, in the address bar. Then press Enter. A password request page will appear.
(Non-Windows XP users will see a similar screen.) Leave the User Name field blank. The first time
you access the router, use the default password admin. Click the OK button to continue.
The first screen that appears displays the Setup tab. This allows you to change the Router's
general settings. Change these settings as described here and click the Save Settings button to
apply your changes or Cancel Changes to cancel your changes.
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Click on the “Applications & Gaming” tab.
Applications and Gaming allows you to set up public services on your network, such as web
servers, ftp servers, e-mail servers, or other specialized Internet applications. (Some Internet
applications may not require any forwarding) To forward a port, enter the information on each
line for the criteria required. Descriptions of each criterion are described here.
Application - In this field, enter the name you wish to give the application.
Start/End - Enter the starting number of the range under Start and the ending number under End.
Protocol - Enter the protocol used for this application, either TCP or UDP, or Both.
IP Address - For each application, enter the IP Address of the PC running the specific application.
Enable - Click the Enable checkbox to enable port forwarding for the relevant application.
When finished making changes, click the Save Settings button to apply your changes or Cancel
Changes to cancel them.
Here is an example for how the port information might look:
HTTP 80 to 80
Both 192.168.1.50 Enable
Where 192.168.1.50 is the IP address of the DVR on the LAN, and the default port 80 is in use.
Note: If you changed port 80 in the DVR’s Network Menu, open that port instead of 80.
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Typical D-Link Port Forwarding
This section will cover a few simple configurations for the D-Link router. This chapter is only to
offer some help to the installer and end user. Please understand we DO NOT support this product
and will not give tech support on it. If you need additional technical support on this router you
must call D-Link.
Whenever you want to configure your network or the DI-624, you can access the Configuration
Menu by opening a web-browser and typing in the IP Address of the DI-264.
The DI-264 default IP Address is 192.168.0.1.
 Type “admin” in the User Name field
 Leave the Password blank
 Click OK
The first screen that shows up is the Home Tab. This is the starting point for all the router’s
settings and functions.
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Click Virtual Servers on the left to bring up the following screen.
Virtual Servers allows users who are connecting remotely to access services on the router’s Local
Network. The functions of each field are described below.
Virtual Server - Select Enabled or Disabled
Name - Enter the name referencing the virtual service
Private IP - The IP address of the device running the local services.
Protocol Type - The protocol used for the virtual service.
Private Port – The port number that the service uses on the LAN (Local Area Network).
Public Port - The port number that the services uses on the WAN (Wide Area Network).
Schedule – The time period the virtual server will be active.
When you have input all the information for a virtual server, click on Apply to add it to the list
at the bottom or Cancel to clear all fields.
Here is an example of the information for each service:
Name Private IP Protocol Private Port Public Port
Schedule
HTTP
192.168.1.50 Both
80
80
Enable
Where 192.168.1.50 is the IP address of the DVR on the LAN, and the default port 80 is in use.
Note: If you changed port 80 in the DVR’s Network Menu, open that port instead of 80.
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C
Appendix
Appendix C: Timing of Alarm Modes
Transparent Mode
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event = t Reaction
t Event:
t reaction:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Timeout + Transparent Mode
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t Event
t Duration
t
t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Timeout Mode
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Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event
t Duration = t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Permanent Mode
Alarm Reset
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event
t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
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Timeout Mode: Retrigger of Alarms
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Timeout+Transparent Mode: Retrigger of Alarms
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (motion, contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
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D
Appendix
Appendix D: Express Setup Recording Value Selection Rules
Case 1:
Record Mode: Normal + Event
Record With: Recording days
The DVR will Auto adjust image Quality and Event frame rate to match the number of Recording
days which user selected:
According to resolution, event hours and other assumptions above, the DVR will attempt to select
one set of suitable quality and event frame rate by checking if set 1 meets the requirements, and
proceed in order unit the requirements are met. If the DVR can’t match the required record days
from one of the 8 sets, it will use set 8.
Checking Order
1
2
Normal Frame
1
1
Rate
Quality
Superior Standard
Event Frame
30
30
Rate
Case 2:
Record Mode: Event Only
3
4
5
6
7
8
1
1
1
1
1
1
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
30
15
10
7.5
5
1
Record With: Recording days
DVR will Auto adjust Quality and Event frame rate to match the Recording days which user
need:
According to resolution, event hours and other assumptions above, the DVR will attempt to select
one set of suitable quality and event frame rate by checking if set 1 meets the requirements, and
proceed in order unit the requirements are met. If the DVR can’t match the required record days
from one of the 8 sets, it will use set 8.
Checking
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Order
Quality
Superior Standard
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Event Frame
30
30
30
15
10
7.5
5
1
Rate
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Case 3:
Record Mode: Normal + Event or Event Only
Record With: Preset Setting
DVR will apply the settings in the table below to all cameras according to the Preset Settings.
Preset Setting Option Camera Item
Apply value
Quality
Superior
Best Quality
Normal Frame Rate
Max recording frame rate of DVR
Event Frame Rate
30
Quality
Standard
Standard Quality
Normal Frame Rate
Half of max recording frame rate of DVR
Event Frame Rate
30
Quality
Basic
Extended Quality
Normal Frame Rate
1
Event Frame Rate
10
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Appendix
E
Appendix E: IR Remote Control
The IR remote control is an accessory to enhance the convenient operation of the DVR. You can
perform all the settings and operations from the remote control. The effective distance is up to 33
feet line of sight.
When there is more than one DVR installed in the same environment, you need to select a correct
DVR ID, preventing the DVR from responding to commands from the Remote Control.
To select the DVR ID,
1.
Aim at the IR receiver of your DVR.
2.
Press the DVR Device Button first.
3.
Select the DVR ID number by pressing the Number Button. The
DVR ID number here must correspond to the “IR Remote ID” set
up in the “I/O Control Menu”, and remember to click Save on that
setting page (refer to 6.9.5 I/O Control).
For example, if you set up “2” in the OSD setting page, you
need to press “2” on the controller.
DVR Device
Button
Number
Button
Channel
Switching
Button
OK Button
4.
Press the OK button to complete the setting and now you can control the DVR.
To switch channels,
To select CH1~9, press Number Button 1~9.
To select CH10~16, press the “0” button first to change the Number Button 1~7 as CH10~16,
and then press the Number Button 1~7 to switch to the desired channel. For example, if you want
to select CH11, press “0” first, and then press “2”.
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Appendix
F
Appendix F: RTSP URL Syntax
EverFocus provides 2 / 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 32 channels DVR, NVR and Mobile DVRs. The RTSP URL
Syntax of EverFocus’ DVR, NVR and Mobile DVR are listed as below:
2CH MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~1]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 0~1] is the channel number of the MDVR. 0 for channel 1, 1
for channel 2.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 2~3]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 2~3] is the channel number of the MDVR. 2 for channel 1, 3
for channel 2.
4CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~3]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~3] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 4~7]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 4~7] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 4 for
channel 1, 5 for channel 2, and so on.
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8CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~7]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~7] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 8~15]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 8~15] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 8 for
channel 1, 9 for channel 2, and so on.
12CH MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~11]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 0~11] is the channel number of the MDVR. 0 for channel 1,
1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 12~23]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 12~23] is the channel number of the MDVR. 12 for channel
1, 13 for channel 2, and so on.
16CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~15]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~15] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 16~31]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 16~31] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 16
for channel 1, 17 for channel 2, and so on.
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32CH DVR / NVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~31]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR
* [channel-number 0~31] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR. 0 for channel
1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 32~63]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR
* [channel-number 32~63] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR. 32 for
channel 1, 33 for channel 2, and so on.
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Appendix
G
Appendix G: Auto HDD Retry Mechanism
The DVR features Auto HDD Retry mechanism, which is designed to automatically reboot to detect
the installed HDDs when encounter HDD fail error.
Note: The Auto HDD Retry mechanism will only activate when all of the HDDs installed in the
DVR are failed simutaneously. For example, if your DVR installed one HDD, when one HDD
fails, the Auto HDD Retry mechanism activates; if your DVR installed three HDDs, when all of
the 3 HDDs fail simutaneously, the Auto HDD Retry mechanism activates.
When a HDD fail error occurs, a HDD Failure icon
will be displayed at the bottom of the
monitor and a “HDD Failed. Please check HDD(s) and SATA/power cables.” message will pop-up.
Owing to the Auto HDD Retry Mechanism, the DVR will then automatically reboot to detect the
installed HDDs. If there is no HDD detected, the DVR will start rebooting to detect the HDDs again
and again up to 3 times. During the rebooting process, a “HDD Failed. Rebooting…” message will
be displayed. Once the HDDs have been detected, the recording function will automatically
resume.
Message
Disk Error
HDD failed. Please check HDD(s)
and SATA/power cables.
HDD Failed. Rebooting…
OK
Note that the DVR will automatically reboot to detect HDDs up to 3 times. If the Auto HDD Retry
process exceeds 3 times and the DVR still cannot detect HDDs, an “Auto HDD Retry exceeds 3
times.” message will pop-up and a continuous beep sound will be played for notification. It’s
recommended to check the SATA and power cables connected to the HDDs; or replace new HDDs
if necessary.
Disk Error
Auto HDD Retry exceeds 3
times.
OK
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