TVR V2 Series Manual
GUI 4.1
Important Safeguards.
- Before installing make sure all parts, accessories have been included. If damage or parts missing please contact
your installation company for replacements.
- Handle with care and install TVR in an upright position.
- Power up TVR after installation and cables have been connected and completed.
- Make sure TVR has plenty of air ventilation to avoid over heating and do not place items on or close to TVR to
allow for maximum air circulation.
- All installation and operation should conform to your local electrical safety codes. ZUUM assumes no liability
or responsibility for any fires or electrical shock caused by improper handling or installation of this device.
- When replacing the battery please note the model and replace with same model. Improper installation could
cause fire, explosion, or personal injury.
- The NVR should be installed in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and inflammable or explosive
substances, etc.
- Please install the TVR away from direct sunlight or flammable substances. Install in a cool, dry environment.
- Please notify your installation company for performance problems and to address any warranty needs.
- Unauthorized modifications or attempted repair with exclude the manufacturer warranty as notes on our website.
· This product should be transported, stored and operated in the specified environments.
- This manual is for reference only. Inaccuracies or printing errors may be contained in this manual.
- The items in this manual can be updated at any time. We are constantly improving the firmware so please see
our website for the latest version for your model number.
- Screen changes may not be exact. They are used as reference but may be updated or improved with firmware
Product Introduction
Power button, press this button to boot up or shut down DVR/NVR.
1. In input Box, switch input methods;
2. Switch TAB;
1. Number Input(in number mode);
Number Key
2. English character Input (in English mode);
3. Switch channel (in 1-ch mode).
Enter a digit larger than 10, press two-digit number:
Input number more
than 10
1. Press the tens digit;
2. Press digital switch button;
3. Press ones digit.
1. Assistant function such as PTZ menu;
2. In monitor mode, switch between multiple-window and one-window;
3. Activate the digital input box increase or decrease the number;
4. Active pull-down menu to switch the drop-down box options;
5. Activate checkbox to change status;
6. Activate the text input box and step down carry and abdication;
7. Activate the control box to move the slider;
8. Activate display window to select the previous channel, next channel.
1. Shift current activated control, and then move left and right;
2. In monitor mode, switch channel.
Go to previous menu, or cancel current operation.
1. Confirm current operation;
2. Go to OK button;
3. Go to menu.
Function Key
Shortcut function with FN key.
1. One-window monitor mode, click this button to display assistant function:
PTZ control and image color;
2. Detection areas setting (like in motion detection setup), working with Fn
and direction keys to realize setup;
3. In text mode, click it to delete the character before the caret (if there is no
shift on the front panel, it can switch input methods), press this button for
1.5sec to clear all of the characters;
4. In playback mode, switch the full screen;
5. Realize other special functions.
1. Go to SEARCH interface;
2. In PTZ channel: ZOOM+;
3. In normal playback click this button to pause playback;
4. In pause mode, click this button to resume playback.
Shuttle (outer ring)
In real-time monitor mode it works as left/right direction key.
Jog (inner dial)
In real-time monitor mode it works as up/down direction key.
Remote Control
The remote control interface is shown as below:
Multiplewindow Switch
Loop Pause
Number Key
Auxiliary Key
Direction Keys
Previous record/
Forward 5sec
Reverse 5sec
Slow Play
Remote Address
Switch between multiple-window and one-window.
Click it to input device number, so that you can control it.
1.input numbers(in number mode)
Number Key
2.input English character(in English mode)
3.switch channel(one-window mode)
Loop Pause
Pause the loop state.
Enter a digital larger than 10, press two-digit number:
Digital Switch
1. Press the tens digit;
2. Press digital switch button;
3. Press ones digit.
1. Start or stop record manually.
2. In PTZ interface, click this button system can go to the Preset interface.
1. One-window monitor mode, click this button to display assistant
function: PTZ control and image color;
Auxiliary Key
2. Detection areas setting(like in motion detection setup), working with Fn
and direction keys to realize setup;
3. In text mode, click it to delete the character before the caret(if there is no
shift on the front panel, it can switch input methods), press this button for
1.5sec to clear all of the characters;
4. In playback mode, switch the full screen;
5. Realize other special functions.
1. Confirm current operation;
Confirm/Menu Key
2. Go to OK button;
3. Go to menu.
Go to previous menu, or cancel current operation.
1.Assistant function such as PTZ menu;
2.In monitor mode, switch between multiple-window and one-window;
3. Activate the digital input box increase or decrease the number;
4.Active pull-down menu to switch the drop-down box options;
5. Activate checkbox to change status;
6. Activate the text input box and step down carry and abdication;
Direction Key
7. Activate the control box to move the slider;
8. Activate display window to select the previous channel, next channel.
1. Shift current activated control, and then move left and right;
2. In monitor mode, switch channel;
3.Assistant function such as PTZ menu.
1.In playback mode, playback the previous video;
Previous record/Iris-
2.In PTZ mode, Iris-.
1.In playback mode, playback the next video;
Next record/Iris+
2.In PTZ mode, Iris+.
Forward 5sec
In playback mode, forward 5sec.
Reverse 5sec
In playback mode, reverse 5sec.
Slow Play
Multiple slow play speeds or normal playback.
Various forward speeds and normal speed playback.
In normal playback click this button to stop playback.
1. Go to SEARCH interface;
2. In PTZ channel: ZOOM+;
3. In normal playback click this button to pause playback;
4. In pause mode, click this button to resume playback.
The procedures of controlling multiple DVR by remote control:
The DVR ID default is 8. No need to reset it when control one single DVR by the remote control. If you need to
control multiple DVR’s, see below:
First activate the remote control: choose controlled DVR, starts successfully, aim the remote control to control the
hard disk video recorder, press the "Add" button, input device ID) between (1-999), then press ENTER to
determine can control the corresponding number of hard disk video recorder.
The Mouse
In addition to front panel keys and remote control menu, the user can use a mouse to control. Insert the mouse
interface into the USB interface.
Left Click
Left click to enter the right menu or the main interface.
Left click to access the menu option.
Perform the operations instructions of the control.
Change the state of the checkbox or dynamic detection blocks.
Pop up a drop-down list when left click.
In the state of PTZ 3D control, left drag the area to achieve regional enlarging or reducing. See details zoom effect
PTZ control section introduction.
Double Click
Double click to play video.
Double click to make the screen full or exit.
Right Click
Right click to pop up the right menu in the real-time monitoring screen.
Exit the current interface without saving.
Turning Wheel
Turn the mouse wheel to change the value in the digital box.
Switch the option of the combination box.
Scroll back and forth to achieve the zoom function of channels and PTZ 3D.
Mouse Move
Select controls of the current coordinates to move.
Mouse Drag
Select area to detect.
Select area to shelter.
Select zooming function of PTZ control.
The Input Method
Capitalization and the input of Chinese. Click the mouse to complete the input.”← “represents the backspace and
“_ “represents a space.
In the input box, you can select figures, symbols, English The input interface of English:
The Screen Icons
:The channel is recording.
:The video of the channel is lost.
:Motion detection occurs.
:The channel is in monitoring and locked status.
:Adjust the size of the logo of the local audio output.
:Allow screens to round of the Tour.
Operation Icons
:Not selected.
:The drop - down button
:Leave the interface.
:Cancel the settings.
:Set parameters.
:Save parameters.
:Restore the factory settings.
:Apply current settings to the system.
:Copy current settings to other channels.
:Enter the configuration interface.
:Select and configure the processing operation triggered by video detection or alarm.
Alarm/PTZ/Control Keyboard Interface (Select Models)
Alarm/PTZ/Control Keyboard Interface
2 4
1 3
Alarm Input
Alarm Output
10 12 14 16
9 11 13 15
Connect the positive end (+) of the alarm input device to the
alarm input port (ALARM IN 1~16)
Connect the negative end (-) of the alarm input device to the
Connect the alarm device
485 communication port. They are used to control devices such
as PTZ. Please parallel connect 120TΩ between A/B cables if
there are too many PTZ decoders
Different models support different alarm input ports. Please refer to the specifications sheet for detailed
Slight difference may be found on the alarm port layout.
Examples of alarm input connections
The alarm input is the switch quantity input. If the alarm input signal is not switch quantity signal but voltage
signal, refer to the following connection:
Examples of alarm output connections
When the alarm output connects with DC and AC load, please refer to the connection.
The Connection of the P/T/Z
The A, B interface of the PTZ decoder connect with A and B interfaces of the TVR’s RS-485. 120Ω resistors
should be paralleled in the remote A, B lines to reduce the distortion of the signal if a larger number of PTZs are
The A, B interface of the Keyboard connect with A and B interfaces of the TVR’s RS-485, [MAIN
MENU]-[CONFIGURATION]- [CHANNEL] - [P/T/Z],Protocol choose KEYBORAD. See below.
Basic Operations Guide
Power On and Off
Power On
Install the TVR correctly (as above) and then connect the power. The TVR LED should light up and the TVR will
boot automatically.
The TVR will then automatically detect any connected hardware (cameras, monitors, etc.), this process should last
about 30 Seconds. When this process has been completed the TVR will enter the multi-screen real-time
surveillance mode.
If your hard drive is not properly connected, the following message will appear on your screen.
Note:Please do not use any type of power supply which is different from the power supply included in this
Power Off (Shutdown)
Right mouse click -[Main Menu]-[Shutdown]
Note: Only change or attempt to reconnect the hard disk drive after shutting down the TVR.
Right mouse click -[Main Menu]-[Shutdown]-[Restart system]
Power recovery
Reboot after an outage or forceful shutdown, TVR will save the record before outage and return to the normal
operation mode.
Start-up wizard
Quick configuration, including P2P account & password setting, network configuration, intelligent mode
[QR code]From left to right: Android APP address, iPhone APP address.
[Network Connection Status] The current network status.
[P2P] P2P account & password setting.
[Start-up wizard] Tick Start-up wizard Enable.
[DHCP] Check DHCP Enable.
[IP address] Enter the number or press up &down button (pq) to change the IP address and [Subnet Mask] and
[Gateway] Default
[First DNS Server] DNS server IP.
[Alternate DNS Server] DNS alternate IP.
[QR code] Scan code when setting up in Mobil APP
[Add Users] Add a new user
[Modify User]Modify the user name, groups, and rights
[Add Group] To add a user group, and configure the user group rights
[Modify Group] Modify the permissions that belong to Group
[Modify Password] Modify the Login password
Mode Switch
Mode switch allows you to set which channel will be TVI camera and or IP camera.
Login [main menu] - [Channel] - [Mode Switch] Enter the administration page.
1. Local channel switch, network channel:
In this example channe1 is for local channel, which is the TVI camera connected directly to the TVR. 2-4 is
for the IP cameras you have on the network. After selection click OK and restart is needed for new changes.
2. Network channel switch local channel:
In this example channe1, 2 are for local channel, which is the TVI cameras connected directly to the TVR. 3,4
is for the IP cameras you have on the network. After selection click OK and restart is needed for new changes.
If you see a preview screen below there maybe a format issue. Meaning maybe the channel was set at 1080p
but the camera only supports 720p.
Please enter in the [main menu] → [Channel] → [mode switch] to configure the correct resolution
NOTE: Some firmware version will auto detect camera capability.
IP Channel
DVR’s with input function use network channel management page for adding or deleting the IP cameras and set
the front-end configuration.
There are two ways to login [IP Channel]
1. Live preview,click the button below on your tool bar
2. [Main Menu]-[Channel]-[ IP Channel]
[ IP Channel Management]
[Check box] Click the check channel, double click can deselect the check channel, Click the title bar to select,
double click will deselect all.
[Serial number] Display the network channel number to add equipment serial number.
[Add, delete] click
Delete the current network equipment. Click
add the network equipment.
[Status] Show the current channel connection status: Connection is normal, ID or Password is wrong,
the equipment is offline,
User is lock.
[IP address/domain name] Display the equipment’s IP address/domain name.
[Port] Display the port number
[Web Port] Display the web port number.
[Agreement] Display the connection agreement.
[Edit] Configure the channel information,show in6.3.6
[The front-end configuration] Configuration front camera’s parameters
We provide three ways to add IP cameras, automatically, searching, and manually add the device.
Automatically added
No configuration, the device is automatically added.
[Main Menu]-[Channel]-[IP Channel]-[Open UPNP]
Note:The device should support UPNP and should be on the same LAN.
Searching To Add
Search all the IP cameras on network and then choose to add. Proceed as follows.
Enter[ IP Channel]
Click [Filter] to choose protocol
Click [Search]
Click+ to add device or Right click [Add to] choose the channel you want or check the devices you want to add,
then click [Group Add].
Modify channel configuration
Enter [IP Channel].
Click “Edit ” button of device.
Click “OK” button to finish.
NOTE: ZUUM cameras default to DHCP but this is for configuration convenience. Add cameras by UPnP is best
which will add them by MAC address. If IP assignment is required for IP cameras because of 3rd party driver
control then assign them by static IP.
Front Set
Basic configuration, encoding configuration, snapshot, network and motion detection of IP camera can be set in
Enter Net Channel Management menu.
Click “Front Set ” button of device.
[Channel Choose] Choose a channel.
[Channel Name] Modify current channel name.
[IPC Current Time] Set IPC tine.
[Time Zone] Set time zone.
[Time Sync] Enable IPC time sync with NVR.
[control IPC] Click the prompt whether restart the IPC,[OK] Restart the IPC,[Cancel] Return.
[Channels Choose] Choose one channel.
[Audio Encode] Select the current audio encoding
[Code Level] H.264
[Resolution] Choose main resolution and sub resolution.
[Frame Rate] 1~25FPS/PAL,1~30FPS/NTSC
[Bit Rate Control] Choose CBR or VBR. When choose CBR, bit rate can be set. When choose VBR, image
quality can be set.
[Picture Quality] Choose the picture quality by the Variable stream,there are 6 range to choose.
[I frame interval] Set interval of adjacent frames. Max is 150.
[Bit Rate] Choose 1280,1536,1792,2048,3072,4096,5120,6144,7168,8192 or set to your desired rate.
[Choose Channel] Choose the channel to be modified.
[Mode] Trigger the two modes of snapshot and timing snapshot.
[Image Size] Set the captured picture resolution.
[Image Quality] Choose the picture quality,there are 6 ranges to choose.
[Snapshot Frequency] Support 1sec./pcs.~8sec./pcs 8 ranges of snapshot to choose.
[Channels Choose] Choose one channel.
[IP Address][Subnet Mask][Gateway] Set IP address, subnet mark and gateway for the device.
[First DNS Server] Set DNS server IP address.
[Alternate DNS Server] Set standby DNS server IP address.
[MAC/Serial] Show MAC address of front device.
[Channels Choose] Choose one channel.
[Enable] Enable motion detect alarm or not.
[Sensitivity] Set sensitivity level for motion detection.
[Set Area] Set area for motion detection.22*18 area can be set.
:Make sure that protocol for cameras supports motion detect function.All settings are for front device
Delete Front Device (camera)
Enter Net Channel Management menu.
Delete the equipment.
Check mark several devices and click “Batch Delete” to finish delete.
The event of configuration
The TVR can handle events types include: traditional alarm events, equipment abnormal events, and intelligent
analysis. Configure an event all by: the event type, rules, protection plan, linkage of four parts.
Detect configuration
The traditional alarm events,include video detection, motion detection, video loss, video shade and external
[Main Menu]-[Channel]-[Detect] Enter the configuration interface.
[Channel] Select a channel.
[Alarm type] Motion detection, video loss and video blind.
[Motion detection] Detect the motion in the picture, and send alarm according to setting.
[Video loss] Detect the video loss and send alarm according to setting.
[Video blind] Detect the video which was covered and send alarm according to setting.
[Enable] Control the alarm open and close
[Sensitivity] Highest, higher, middle, low, lower, lowest
[Set area] There are totally 22*18=396 area can be set, which needs motion detection.
[Process] Set the alarming time, linkage and the handling method.
[Set linkage] show in the appendix 9.1 about set alarm linkage.
[Preview] It will show a test on the current setting
[Copy] Copy the setting to other channels
Perimeter detection is available on certain models. You can enter the perimeter-setting page by [Channel]-Alarm
[Channel] Choose the channel of the perimeter analysis.
[Rule] Click “+” add rule
[Set area] Set current rule line what you choose
[Direct] set the fold line rules to sure the detection direction.
Note: if there is no channel to analyze the perimeter detection, you can set the function by [Channel]-Alarm
click[+]make the new perimeter analysis rule.
Click the color box to set the line of color rule, show in the picture:
Click the rule name can modify the name.
Click the drop -down menu to choose the other rule, then can delete the rule.
Alarm input
[Main menu]-[Event]
[Alarm input channel No.] Select a channel
[Enable] Control the open and close of alarm
[Type] Choose Normal open and Normal close
[Process] Set the alarming time, linkage and the handling method.
[Linkage Config] Show in the appendix 9.1 about set alarm linkage.
[Preview] It will show a test on the current setting
[Copy] Copy the setting to other channels
On the real time preview picture, right click and choose [Alarm output], or enter [Main menu]-[Event]-[Alarm
[Schedule] Alarm output is controlled by the device’s linkage setting.
[Manual] Alarm output is on and the status is active.
[Stop] Alarm output is off and the status is inactive.
[Status] Current status of alarm output
Note:some models do not have alarm output, please confirm your models specifications.
You can set multiple TVR abnormal monitoring functions and can link to trigger events.
[main menu]-[Event]-[Abnormity] Enter the configuration interface as shown in the figure below:
[Abnormal Type]
[No Disk] Alarm when HDD is not present or cannot be detected.
[Disk low Space] Alarm when hard disk capacity is lower than setting.
[Network Failure] Alarm when network is not connected.
[IP Conflict] Alarm when IP address conflict.
[Disk Error] Alarm when there is error in reading and writing hard disk.
[Alarm Out], [Record Channel], [Snapshot], [Send Email], [Show message], [Send to network drive]
See set alarm linkage.
Log in/Log out
Right click to log into menu. Enter username and password.
Default users
User Type
Default Password
Left Blank
Left Blank
:If you input incorrect password three times, TVR will sound. If password input is incorrect five times,
account will be locked. For security purposes please change the default password and the user name.
1. When over the standby time, log out automatically.
2. Enter [Main Menu]-[Shutdown]-[Log out]
In live monitoring, there is date, time, channel name, recording status and alarm status.
Control screen switching by front panel, remote control on select models and mouse.
Alarm Status
When alarm occurs, it will show message like external alarm, video loss, video blind, motion detect, network
status and IP address conflict.
Switch single or multiple
Double left click in screen to single channel and Double left click to return
Adjust channel order
Add device
Drag the channel to the wanted position
Click [+] in one channel to enter add menu. Please refer to 6.3.2 about more
Channel Toolbar
:Real-time playback in five minutes.
:Backup the last five-minute video to U disk, backup time can be set.
:Snapshot and backup to U disk。
:Channel toolbar is temporarily closed within 30 seconds
:Set the volume of sound.
Right Click Menu
Enter real-time monitoring and right click menu.
Choose single screen, four screens, nine screens or sixteen screens to view per your DVR ability.
Configure PTZ.
Direction, steps, zoom, focusing, iris, preset points, cruising between points, patrols, sweeping the boundary,
calling an auxiliary switch, light switch, horizontal rotation of PTZ can be controlled.
[SIT] means quick location button. Make sure that the protocol supports this function. After you enter the page,
click a point in the screen. PTZ will turn to the point and move the point to center of screen. It also supports 4 to
16 times zooming when dragging mouse in the quick location page.
The [Step] is mainly used to control directions. The figure can be set from 1 to 8. Click
zooming, sharpness and brightness.
to adjust
PTZ can control eight directions. But front panel only can control up, down, right, left.
[Preset] Enter preset figure in box and click “Preset” button to call preset function.
[Tour] Enter cruise figure in box and click “Cruise” button to call cruise between points function.
[Pattern] Enter patrol figure in box and click “Patrol” button to call patrol function.
:gray button means no support for that control.
Preset is for recording the next position, which is marked by a figure. Call the figure to enable preset function.
Tour includes several preset points and is marked by a figure. When figure is called, preset point will run one by
Pattern is consisted of PTZ rotation path and is marked by a figure. Call the figure to enable patrol function.
You can adjust the following color options, hue, brightness, contrast, saturation, gain and sharpness. You can have
two color settings pending time of day. These two periods allow you to adjust settings for example one for
daytime and another for nighttime. You can adjust relative to the environment.
[Period] Two periods can be set according to ambient light during the day and night, device will automatically
switch configuration time. Need to select the Enable box.
[Hue] Adjust according to image colorcast
[Brightness] Visual image brightness, according to the environment, reduces or increases the brightness
of the image brightness to make the image to desired view.
[Contrast] Adjust image of black and white in proportion, the greater ratio, the brighter the image.
[Saturation] Image color purity, the greater value, the more colorful the image.
In real-time monitoring screen, right click and select [record] to enter the interface.
[Schedule] Record according to recoding configuration.
[Manual] It has the highest priority and corresponding channels will record for whole days after selected.
[Stop] Stop recording.
To change a channel state of the video, at first check the video channel state is selected or not, then use the mouse
to click, or use [t ]and[u ]to find the channel and use [p ]and[q ]to switch the video channel state.
Note: Select all channel and enable can change the video state of all channels at the same time.
Reset the channel order
Click to reset the default channel order.
Task Bar
Enter from the main menu and you are provided some quick operation options.
The Screen Switching
To implement screen switch function
Above single, four, nine and sixteen channel.
PTZ control
Brings up the PTZ control Menu
Record Search
Click to select the Searching interface
Manual Record
Click to select manual record interface
NET Channel Management
Click to enter Net channel interface
Alarm Status
Check the recent alarm status, click to show the following alarm message
Alarm output
Alarm output menu
Conceal function
Color setting
Refer to 6.4.2 Color setting of the right-click menu.
Reset the channel order
Click to reset the default channel order.
Taskbar Configuration
[Task Bar Mode] Choice of Resident or Automatically, Choice of Bottom and TOP.
In real-time monitoring screen, right click and select [search] to enter the searching interface.
Record Search interface description:
Choose the date
Select the time and date to search records.
Select channels
Choose the channels for querying.
Playback window
Playing video.
Time bar channel
All Channel Select
When you select the number of channels is more than 4, a
channel number value for the timeline display
All select, all cancel
Achieve the playback of each channel’s record is of
synchronization in time and of consistency in operations.
Show the status information of channels’ video recording
within one day by green, red, yellow.
Full screen,Loop,
Playback control
Stop/Play、Pause、Fast、Slow、Back、Previous Frame、
Next Frame.
Channel number
Select the channel number.
Event list
Show all events and time
Timeline display
Green, red and yellow colors show the video recording in
the one day
128 video records are shown in the list.
Search Type
Type: R—normal record, A—alarm record, M—motion
detection record.
File information
Choose video query time
Select the desired query video channel
Query channel video display a list of files
Display start time for a single video file, the end time, and video file size.
In the file list box, select the user needs to back up files in the list box playing "
" to
check, and then click the button (backup) or (uploaded to the cloud disk), the backup
operation menu appears, click the Start button, users can also do not want to cancel the
backup files in the backup operation menu before you want to cancel the file list box
cancel "P".
Exit File List
Playback Control:
Video playback:
Fast-forward Key###
Under playback mode, pressing this key, you
can get a variety of fast cycle switching
Actual play rate based
speeds; fast-forward button can be used as
on version
slow-release button reverse switch key.
Under playback mode, pressing this key,
Video playback :
slow-release rate, slow release button can be
Slow key ###
used as fast-forward button reverse switch
Play/pause switch when slow-play
To play backwards and
Single left click backward key
single click again to
Backward key ###
stop back run under
Manual single frame
Single frame playback by clicking ###
│and│### when common playback pause
Rewind or single-frame
playback, press the play
button ►/ ### to enter
the normal playback .
Full screen
When the loop is turned on, the day after the
end of the video playback, video playback file
start over again
1.The player playback control bar shows file playback speed, channel, time, playback progress and other
2.Playback speed and rewind function are related to TVR model.
When Playback, left-click on the icon, the snapshot of focus on
Insert U disk, enter Search , supports
window will back up to the U disk
a maximum resolution of 1080P
set the tag name letters, numbers,
special characters, the total length of
Left-click the icon, you can add tags to focus channel
no more than 31 characters. The tags
can be used to add labels to retrieve.
If the focus of the shearing process
channel change, places the focus of
Left click
,start to cut record,Starting time:click
the channel when the end of the
shear cut as a video channel.
window,icon turn to
;left click again
complete cuting,
Shearing process can playback
End time:click
focus window。After finish cutting,click
back up record,or right click to exit cut feature.
When the cut end time is earlier than
the start time cut, cut start time
automatically reversed.
Event Search
Play Timeline
Display the progress bar of the current event
Search record
Event Type
Select the type of event
Channel selection
Select the channel
Select al channel
Select al channel
Select the channel, start time, event type, click on the retrieval button to pop up a list of events as shown below
Play Timeline
Event Type
Channel selection
Display the progress bar of the current event
Search record
Select the type of event
Select the channel
Select al channel
Select al channel
Smart Search
5, full-screen setting area is completed, the right mouse button to exit the configuration.
Complete search, video recording shall be the date the presence of all the moving subject information of the
External Search
Connect an External USB device with the USB port to backup in the “Record Backup” menu.
[Detect] Identify external USB device and display the device information.
[Backup] Check the external device and click [Backup] to enter the backup menu .
[Cancel] Delete all data in USB backup device
Connect an External USB device with the USB port, click [Detect] to identify external USB device, click
[Backup] to enter the backup menu, select the record start -stop time and click to add files in list, click [Start] to
backup and display time remaining.
Local Configuration
Main Menu
The main menu is shown as the following interface when outputted fro HDMI to TV:
[Search] Based on time, label, query and playback video files.
[Backup] Backup device detection and video data backup.
[ShutDown] User logs off the device, the device shut down and reboot the system.
[System] Displays the system status, hard drive status, version information.
[Event] Displays alarm information.
[Net] Stream state, the online user information.
[Log] System log information.
[Channel] Add / Remove the camera, the camera parameters, the basic parameters of the channel configuration,
channel mode switch, channel events and joint management parameters.
[Network] Basic network configuration parameters settings, manage network interfaces, configure advanced
network services.
[Event] External alarm events and abnormal events of the configuration parameters of the device and joint
[Storage] Hard disk storage configuration management, video parameter settings, set the record schedule.
[System] Configuration System parameters time, date, language configuration, management and video output
parameters polling settings.
[Application Center] E-mail, P2P, cloud storage, mobile phones and other common functions push settings.
Record Time
Show starting and ending time of the computer's hard disk recording. As shown below
The equipment with input function use the network channel management page for add or deleting the equipment
and set the front-end configuration.
[Online User] View the current online user status, disconnect and shielding
Log information can be divided into system operation, configuration operation, data management, alarm event,
recording operation, user management, log clear, file operations.
Select the type and time of the query, press the Find button, the system displays the log as a list, and click the
Backup button will log export backup to your computer.
Click the Clear button, the system will remove all types of log files.
[Channel] Choose the channel # which needs setting;
[Channel Name] To set the channel name if in need;
[Channel Display] To set the channel name’s display place on the picture;
[Time Display] To set the time’s display place on the picture;
[Video Cover] To set some special area which needs special protection while preview and recording.
[Channel] Choose which channel to set.
[Compression] H.264
[Resolution] There are multiple resolutions to choose for mainstream. Sub steam too. Defaults are usually best.
PLEASE note that how these are set can effect how APPs and browser interfaces work. In the APP for example
you select between main or sub stream and how the video is set up here is where APP pulls from. For sub stream
you want to have somewhere around defaults or maybe lower pending overall network performance. This way
the APP can pull video at sub stream level and mainstream is still at its best performance for record/ playback in
case of an event and full details are needed.
[Frame Rate] PAL: 1fps-25fps; NTSC: 1fps-30fps.
Note:main stream, sub stream and frame rate are vary depending on devices and firmware version.
[Bit Rate Control] It includes fixed stream and variable stream. Under fixed stream, user can set encode stream,
while under variable stream, user can choose 6 class of image quality, lowest, lower, low, middle level, higher,
[Bit Rate]
[Channel] Select a channel.
[Mode] Trigger: Crawl images when alarm. Click to enable the function.
[Image size] Choose different resolution for snapshot.
[Image Quality] There are 6 levels of quality.
[Snapshot frequency] Set highest capture rate for single channel,1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8 s/pc.
HDD Manage
[Video mode] Record automatically, manually or not record.
[Video expiration time] The figure is between 0 to 365.
[Video package time] The figure is between 5 to 120 minutes.
[HDD full] Overwrite or stop recording.
[Channel] Select a channel.
[Video redundancy] Open or close the redundant recording.
[Prerecorded] The figure is between 0 to 30 seconds.
Recording plan
[Channel] select a channel. Green shows normal recording, Yellow shows motion detection, and Red shows
Alarm. Users can set or change setting according to date. [Copy] copy the setting to other channels.
Click [Set] and enter into plan editing picture
[Period] Set the recording period, there will be 6 periods to choose;
[Regular] Regular recording
[MD] Motion detection recording
[Alarm] Alarm recording
PTZ setting
User can set PTZ channel, protocol, address, baud rate etc. Please make sure the PTZ address and connection is
correct between PTZ’s A, B wire and recorder’s A, B wire.
[Channel] Select a channel with PTZ camera
[Protocol] Select PTZ camera’s PTZ protocol(such as: PELCOD)
[Address] Set address, the default is 1
Note:this address must be the same with PTZ, otherwise the PTZ can not be controlled)
[Baud rate] Select the baud rate. Default is 9600.
[Data Bits] Default: 8
[Stop Bits] Default: 1
[Parity] Default: None
[DVR control] Click to enable
[Frequency] Default: 3seconds, users can set any digits between 1~30 seconds
The traditional alarm events,include video detection(motion detection、video loss、Video shade)and external
Available on select models
Mode Switch
Set the channel type (local channel, network channel) and intelligent mode (face detection, perimeter).
[DDNS] Check the device setting through domain name
[Email] Set the sender’s email SMTP server IP address, port, username, password and sender’s mailbox, mail
SSL encryption.
[P2P] Setting of P2P transmission
[Cloud Storage] Bind with cloud storage service and set synchronization rule.
Dynamic DNS is a kind of system which point internet domain name to variable IP. According to
the rule of Internet domain name, domain name must associate with the fixed IP address. Dynamic
DNS provide a fixed Name server for the dynamic domain, and then guide the domain search to
the IP address of dynamic user through Name server, which can make the outside user connect to
the dynamic user’s URL.
FNT DDNS is built-in professional dynamic DNS service in our network DVR. You can register directly in the
device. Specific steps are as following.
[Main menu]-[Network]-[Application]-[DDNS],choose FNT DDNS
1:Select FNT DDNS and Enabled it.
2:Input one user name, there will be a domain name generated auto. Domain name = user
3:Input the password
4:Click “Register” button. If the domain name is not registered, it will pop up a message that connect DDNS
server successfully otherwise it will prompt that the registration is failed.
Suggestion: you’d best change the DNS server in basic configuration to the router's DNS server
5:Click the “ok” button to complete the settings.
Register new account at
User: Installer
Pass: zuumddns
See our Quick Start Guide in the TVR box for ZUUM DDNS.
Open [Main Menu]-[APP Centre]-[DDNS], choose ZUUM DDNS.
Refer to the following configuration:
[Enable] Open/Close P2P function
[Transfer Mode] Network transfer strategy, choose Quality priority or Fluency priority
[Account Reuse] Enable it supports multiple users log in the same device
[Device ID] Display device ID
[Password] Device password
[Local Port] Set local port
[P2P Server URL] P2P server URL
[State] Current connection state
Cloud storage
Get into the [Basical] menu under [Configuration]
[System Time] Set the HD record system time
Note:please click the”save” button to save the time after setting
[Daylight Saving Time (DST)] Enable the function and click “Set” to enter the local DST starting and ending
time setting.
[Date Format] Modify the date display format
[Date Separator] Select the separator for date
[Time Format] 24 hr or 12 hr display mode
[Time Zone] Select the time zone
[Language] Select language (different models have different language choice)
[Auto Logout] Set menu stand-by time from 0-60 min. O min means no standby; if set a time, system will logout
auto after this period time and user need to login again.
[DVR No.] Used for a remote control or keyboard control multiple devices. Please click “Ad” button on remote
control and input the corresponding DVR number to operate.
[Video Standard] PAL/NTSC (must keep the same with the front-end camera)
[Startup Wizard] Enable switch, open/close the startup wizard interface
[Device Name] Used together with the push, display this device name in the alarm message received in iPhone.
[Channel mode] The selection of local channels and network channels.
Select hybrid or NVR mode according the menu prompt and save. Reboot the device after channel mode
modification. Channel mode introduces the device recording ability under different modes. Real recording ability
needs refer to the detailed device specification.
[Transparency] Adjust menu transparency, four degrees
[Time Display] Enable switch for time displayed in live view
[Channel Display] Enable switch for channel name displayed in live view
[Display Output] CVBS/HDMI&VGA
Under CVBS mode, user can adjust the monitor or TV hue, brightness, contrast and saturation. You can also
adjust the right TV output area when the displayed image is not full or beyond the scope of the monitor. Under
HDMI&VGA mode, user can only adjust the monitor hue, brightness, contrast and saturation.
[Resolution]select the VGA output resolution and refresh rate, total includes 1024×720@60Hz 、
1024×768@60Hz、1280×1024@60Hz、1366×768@60Hz and 1920×1080@60Hz five choices.
[Enable Tour] Enable switch
[Interval] Tour interval time is 5-120s
[View] It includes single screen, four-, nine-, sixteen-screen.
[Motion Tour] Set the motion detection tour mode
[Alarm Tour] Set the alarm tour mode
HDD Manage
Show the current HDD capacity, spare capacity and working status in the TVR
[Format] Format one HDD, user must have appropriate permissions
Note: Hard disk format operation results in the loss of video data
[Set] Set HDD as read-write, read only or redundancy mode. Video data can be protected from covering under
read only mode. It supports HDD S.M.A.R.T smart detection at the same time.
Record Time
Show the record starting and ending time in the device HDD
[Stream Statistics] Provide capacity size of video files for reference, stream statistics for each channel, waveform
Noted:This statistic is an estimate only for reference
Online User
[Online user] Online users can view the current status, disconnect and shielding.
Log: Display system logs, convenient for users to check.
Log information can be divided into system operation, configuration operation, data management, alarm event,
record operation, user management, log clear, file operations.
Select the type and time of the query, press the Find button, the system displays the log records in a list, and click
the Backup button export backup logging onto your computer.
Click the Clear button, the system will remove all types of log files.
[Version] Display device serial number, system hardware features, software version and release date information.
[Upgrade] System software can be upgraded: Insert a USB storage device, click Upgrade.
Noted:System upgrade may cause the DVR can not start properly, please Operation under the guidance of
the company's technical staff.
[Default] System back to the default configuration factory state (specific items recovered optional)
Noted:Menu color, language, time and date format, video format, IP address, user accountsand so on will
not be restored.
Auto Maintain
[Auto maintain] Set the desired the project of automatic maintenance.
Basic Considerations of User Management:
The following user names and user group names, etc., character and length consisting up to six bytes, the
invalid string is trailing spaces. Legal characters: letters, numbers, underscores, minus sign, point, other
characters are not allowed to use.
the number of users and groups is not limited,User Group increased or delete according to user-defined::
The factory settings are user \ admin two groups. Users can set their own related group, the group of users
can be freely re-assign permissions at the group permissions.
user management using two methods of user and group,,Group name and the user name cannot be repeated,,
each user must belong to a group, a user can belong to only one group.
There are three users: admin, user, and hidden default initialization. The factory password for first two are
123456. admin default user permissions are high at the factory, and the factory default user as a low
privileged user, only for monitoring, playback.
hidden default: This user system for internal use and cannot be deleted. When local is in "no user is logged"
state, the system will automatically log in with this account. Users can modify this account permission to do
what free login can do.
Enter to the menu interface of increase user, Enter your user name and password, select belongs to which
group, and select whether to reuse this user. Reuse means that the account can be used simultaneously,
multiple clients can use the account.
Once the group belongs selected, the user's permissions only a subset of the group, not ultra vires the properties of
the group.
[Add User] Increases users within the group and settings user access control.
[Modify User] Modify the user and settings user access control.
[Add Group] Add group and settings group access control
Enter into the menu interface of Increase the group, determine the group name, select 83 access control, left click
mouse button to confirm, save the new user group.
[Modify Group] To modify the group attribute which already exists.
[Modify Password] To modify the password of user account.
Select the user,enter old password then enter new password and confirm
Click[confirm] Button to make sure modify password.
The password can be set 1-6. Beginning and ending spaces is invalid password, you can have a space in the
Users which has User Account Control permission can change their own passwords, can also modify other users'
Network configuration interface can set the DVR network parameters. DVR factory default IP address is The menu contains the network settings of basic setup, advanced settings and network service
application settings.
[Network Card Type] LAN 1、2 can be selected by Dual LAN equipment
[DHCP] Automatic search IP function. When you open the DHCP IP / Mask / Gateway cannot be located, if the
current DHCP in effect, the IP / Mask / Gateway DHCP display values obtained can be found in the network state
[IP Address] Use(pq)or input numbers to modify IP, then set [subnet mask] and [default gateway]for this IP.
[First DNS Server] DNS server IP
[Alternate DNS Server] DNS alternate IP
[Physical Address] Physical address of current net port
[TCP port] 8000 as default, Can set the port according to the actual needs of the user.。
[HTTP port] 80 as default。
[UDP port] 8001 as default, Can set the port according to the actual needs of the user.。。
[RTP/RPSP port] 554 as default。
[UPnP] Protocol can turned on port mapping by the router automatically, when using this feature, make sure
UPnP is enabled on the router function。
[Multicast] Multicast IP address range restrictions in the following figure, the multicast port number is not
Net Apps
[PPPOE] Select Enable switch to turn on the PPPOE dial-up service of the device。
Enter ISP(Internet service provider)provide the saving of user, password for PPPoE
Operation:Succeed after dialing,check the [Network Status]IP, then enter the IP address to access the device
after open IE。
[3G] Support 3G card dial-up to provide remote access device features。
[NTP] Select Enable switch to turn on the NTP protocol support, can be with SNTP communication server to
realize automatic calibration function。
Host IP: Enter the IP of NTP service NTP
Port:Supports TCP transport only, port is limited only 123。
Update cycle: interval time is 1 minute or more, the maximum update period is set to 65,535 minutes。
Time zone: London GMT+0
Bangkok GMT +7
Alaska GMT-9
Berlin GMT +1
Hong Kong&Beijing GMT +8
Pacific Time GMT-8
Atlantic Time GMT-4
Cairo GMT +2
US Mountain Time GMT-7
Brazil GMT-3
Moscow GMT +3
Tokyo GMT +9
New Delhi GMT +5
Sydney GMT +10
Hawaii GMT-10
US Central Time GMT-6
US East Time
Atlantic – Central GMT-2。
[FTP] Select the Enable box to make the protocol enable,to enter the FTP settings menu。
Two kinds of FTP upload file types are video files and pictures, set up an FTP server address, port, remote
directories and so on. When remote directory is empty, the system will automatically create a different folder by
IP, time, channel。
User name, password to access the FTP username and password.
Set upload file size, you need to upload the file channel, time, type, etc.
Set upload length which upload to FTP server file length, if less than the set value, the entire video file upload; If
more than the set value, upload take part
from the beginning and set the value of consistency, the file later
omitted; setting a value of 0, then upload the entire video file.
Different channels can be set two different time periods, three types of video recording.
[IP Permissions] For permission to access the DVR IP rights management. When choosing the white list, the list
indicates that only the IP to connect this DVR. The list of supported 64 IP settings. If the selected item is not
ticked, no restrictions on access to the device's IP.
[Alarm Center] Alarm interface for customers to reserve the use of self-development.
[Network transmission capacity]
[Number of network user connections] Number of connections: 0-10, if you set o means the network does not
allow users to connect; the maximum number of connections is 10.
[Number of network Monitoring connections] The number of connections is recommended: 0-32, this needs to
tick to start this function. Real-time video over the network for browsing, the number of connections depending
on network bandwidth, the number greater, the larger the network load, will impact of video playback fluency.
[Number of own load Internet connections The number of connections to download recommendations: 0-8, this
need to tick to start this function
[Network transmission QoS] Smooth network transmission quality priority or image quality priority or adaptive,
depending on the setting, the network adjusts the stream automatically.
[Function] Select the appropriate serial protocol
[Regular] Used to update firmware and adjust
[Keyboard] Used specialized keyboard to control the device by serial port
[Transparent serial port] Used to transmit serial port data transparently
[Net keyboard] Use specialized keyboard to control the device through network
[PTZ] Connect with matrix
Note:some models do not have RS-232 serial port, please refer to some relative data sheet.
[Baud rate] Select the relative length of baud rate
[Data Bits] Default: 8
[Stop Bits] Default: 1
[Parity] Default: None
WEB Access
WEB Operation
Network Connection
Check whether the TVR is on the network by checking B-Lamp on front panel, light indicates connection,
otherwise connection error.
Set IP, subnet mask and gateway for computer and DVR. Please assign the same segment IP address without
router, need to set the appropriate subnet mask and gateway with router.
The detail of DVR network configuration please see [Configuration]-[Network Setting]
Ensure the IP is correct and check whether the DVR is on the network by using the Windows command “ping”.
The control installation and the user login logout
Users can remote access to TVR by Internet Explorer, assuming you have a correct network configuration.
The following interface will pop up when you access the IP address in Internet Explorer.
The following interface will pop up when you log in.
Install plug in so video can show.
The Interface Of Web Operations
WEB Interface Description
After log in the web, the preview interface will pop as following:
WEB Interface
Log out
Full Screen
Full screen preview
PTZ control
PTZ control menu
Image color & other
Device function key
Channel function key
Show the current login user, click on log out
Image color: modify brightness, contrast and
Other: set capture path, record download path and reboot
Two way talk function key and etc.
screenshots, electronic amplification function keys and etc..
Channel Selection
All open key
Surveillance window
Real time recording or playback
Channel segmentation
Provide the single picture, 9, 4 picture image segmentation method.
System configuration, record search, alarm setting, exit, etc.
Realtime channel preview selection
Open all can be open all channels real-time monitoring (main/auxiliary
stream) in the video monitoring window
Select the focus window
Into the WEB interface, select the focus window in live window, the focus window has a light green border.
Preview Channel Selection
The left channel column is as following picture:
The Real-time Monitoring
Into the WEB interface, select the focus window in live window, the focus window has a light blue border.
From the left channel column select channel, as shown in the following interface.
Click on 2 area in upper right corner can choose open / close the channel of the main stream or secondary stream,
shows the current DVR's IP and rate information.
Lower left corner shows the current video channel name.
Upper right corner shows the current video time information.
Click “
”(Lower left corner of the display window)to switch between single
screen and multi-screen.
Lower right corner of the display window is function keys, as the following interface. Refer to area zoom,
switching multi screens, local records, capturing and so on.
Area zoom: Video images can be enlarged。
Multi-screen switch: switch from single screen to multi-screen and vice versa.。
Local record: save and record video to a local HDD while in a live view. Set recording path in
Capture: capture of the present channel, set the path in “other.。
Sound: on/off sound.。
Off video: off the focus window video.
PTZ Control
Set protocol(see[Setting]-[PTZ])
Control PTZ direction, step size, zoom, IRIS, preset, tour, pattern, border scan, light, wiper, auto pan, etc.
Step size controls PTZ direction and speed, e.g. step size 8 is moved faster than step size 1.
Eight direction rotations: up, down, right, left, up-left, up-right, lower left, lower right.
Border scan
Operation: select the camera line scan of the left/right margin by direction button, and click the Settings button in
the left /right margin position to determine the left border.
Operation: modify preset position by direction button and inputting a preset number, then click “Add” to save.
Operation: select “Tour”; Point between the first cruise line cruise input box value. And input numbers in “Path”
and “preset”. Click[Add Preset] to add one preset in the cruise path, and repeat to add additional presets. Click
[Clear Preset] to delete a preset, repeat to delete more.
Operation: Click “Pattern” in order to record an automated pattern. Then, go back to the PTZ controls in order to
modify the zoom, focus and IRIS, etc. Stop recording in “Pattern” setting to save the pattern.
On/off one of AUX
On/off wiper under protocol
Access TVR local configuration menu by click “System Setting”, the further details please refer。
[Local operation guide]
Search Record
Click “Search record” to open the search interface, can search and operate record, alarm, motion, local record
Search record
By selecting the record type, start and end times, and click the check button, get a list of files on the DVR. Select
the appropriate file and download can be played
Double click a search result to play in video window. Control the playing video by the control keys on the bottom.
At this point, the bottom of the video window will display the video control buttons, video playback can be
Download: select a searched video to download to local. The download speed and percentage are displayed on the
bottom of the screen.
Alarm Configuration
Click the [Alarm] to enter the alarm setup menu, users can set up and operate the alarm mode, as show 5-11.
If need warning message displayed and real-time pop up on the WEB interface, open the [monitor alarm], and
select the appropriate type of alarm.
Choose type of alarm on menu, monitor video loss, motion detection, disk full, disk error, video mask, external
Click [Video Pop-up], open the video loss, motion detection, hard disk full, hard disk failure, video block, video
encoder alarm pop-up linkage.
Click [prompt] open the prompt: When an alarm occurs in real-time monitoring will popup alarm window menu.
Click [Sound Pop-up], you can choose alarm tone pre-recorded on the local hard drive when an alarm occurs,
tone file in WAV format.
1 Appendix
Alarm linkage setting
Alarm linkage settings interface as following.
Alarm Out
Linkage the device alarm through the interface as following:
Support 10s-300s alarm-delay.
Linkage Record
Video channel linkage.
Support 10s-300s alarm-delay.
Screenshots through channel linkage as the interface following:
Configure the screenshots by setting [main menu]-[screenshot setting].
Attention: if the access channel is the network channel, please check if the screenshot function is open of the
PTZ Linkage
Preset position, cruise, trace by setting the PTZ linkage.
Preset position, cruise, trace by setting the PTZ configuration. See details on page 66.2.
Select the round tour channel, when the alarm occurs, select the single channel to the round tour.
Show Message
Select the prompt to open the screen, if it occurs alarm, the preview screen will pop up the prompt as following:
Select the buzzer, the buzzer can last 1s-600s.
Send Email
Email configuration interface is as following:
Configure the SMTP server, IP address, ports, user name, password and the email address of the sender, SSL
encrypt the email. The title of the email can support English and the Arab number, the maximum input characters
reach as much as 32 characters.
Server push
Server push configuration interface as following:
[Send message Open or close the mobile phone message sending
[Image attachment] Open the function of image attachment.
[Time Lag] Set the time lag of the message sending, 60s/90s/120s is optional.
[Test] Click Send to test the message sending function
[Event] Open or close the event sending, the events including external alarm, face detection, perimeter intrusion
[Device exception] Open and close the device exceptional sending, the exception including the device startup, no
hard dick, error hard dick, start recording/stop recording.
[Urgency Degree] The message sending level can be divided into High/Medium/Low level.
Send NetDisk
Choose Baidu cloud disk, Dropbox, Google Drive for binding.