MicroDigital CMS
User’s Guide
Micro Digital
Preface
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Note
Version 2.0 (3509. rev. 1)
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Contents
Chapter 1. MicroDigital CMS Overview................................................................................................5
1.1. Introduction.............................................................................................................................................. 5
1.2. Features .................................................................................................................................................. 5
Chapter 2. Installation ...........................................................................................................................6
2.1. System requirements............................................................................................................................... 6
2.2. Supported devices................................................................................................................................... 6
2.3. Software installation ................................................................................................................................ 8
Chapter 3. Login ....................................................................................................................................9
Chapter 4. For Beginner ......................................................................................................................10
4.1. Registering a device .............................................................................................................................. 10
4.2. View video easily ....................................................................................................................................11
Viewing video by camera .......................................................................................................................11
Chapter 5. Menu ...................................................................................................................................12
5.1. View ....................................................................................................................................................... 12
5.2. Setup ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
5.2.1. Device Manager .......................................................................................................................... 13
5.2.2. Custom-salvos Manager ............................................................................................................. 16
5.2.3. Site Manager ............................................................................................................................... 17
5.2.4. Map Manager .............................................................................................................................. 18
5.2.5. User Group Manager .................................................................................................................. 24
5.2.6. View User Group Rights.............................................................................................................. 26
5.2.7. Change Password....................................................................................................................... 26
5.3. Tools ...................................................................................................................................................... 27
5.3.1. Playback...................................................................................................................................... 27
5.3.2. Map Viewer ................................................................................................................................. 27
5.3.3. Lock Program.............................................................................................................................. 27
5.3.4. Go Webpage ............................................................................................................................... 27
5.3.5. Log .............................................................................................................................................. 28
5.3.6. Options ........................................................................................................................................ 29
5.4. Toolbar ................................................................................................................................................... 32
Chapter 6. Viewer.................................................................................................................................33
6.1. Overview................................................................................................................................................ 33
6.2. View Video............................................................................................................................................. 34
6.2.1. Overview ..................................................................................................................................... 34
6.2.2. Play video from the entire channels of a device at once ............................................................ 34
6.2.3. Play video from a certain camera................................................................................................ 34
6.2.4. Play video through pre-composed screen layout........................................................................ 35
6.2.5. Play video on the second screen ................................................................................................ 35
6.3. Controls ................................................................................................................................................. 37
6.3.1. Play video in full-screen mode .................................................................................................... 37
6.3.2. Decide screen patterns ............................................................................................................... 38
6.3.3. Play video at original size (resolution) ........................................................................................ 38
6.3.4. Snapshot an image ..................................................................................................................... 39
6.3.5. Print an image ............................................................................................................................. 39
6.3.6. Turn on/off speaker ..................................................................................................................... 39
6.3.7. Turn on/off microphone ............................................................................................................... 40
6.3.8. Turn on relay output .................................................................................................................... 40
6.3.9. Flip video upside down................................................................................................................ 40
6.3.10. Play video instantly (NVR and DVR Only) ................................................................................ 41
6.3.11. Record & Playback .................................................................................................................... 41
6.4. Events.................................................................................................................................................... 43
6.4.1. Displaying event signals.............................................................................................................. 43
6.4.2. Filtering out certain event signals................................................................................................ 43
6.4.3. Launching ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live video .............................................................................. 43
6.4.4. Launching ‘Instant Player’ to play recorded video (NVR and DVR Only) ................................... 44
6.4.5. Reviewing event log .................................................................................................................... 44
6.5. PTZ Control ........................................................................................................................................... 45
6.5.1. Panning & Tilting ......................................................................................................................... 45
6.5.2. Zoom in/out ................................................................................................................................. 45
6.5.3. Focus control............................................................................................................................... 45
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6.5.4. Iris control.................................................................................................................................... 45
6.5.5. Controlling preset ........................................................................................................................ 45
6.6. Instant Viewer........................................................................................................................................ 46
Launching from ‘Events’ pane ............................................................................................................... 46
Chapter 7. Playback.............................................................................................................................47
7.1. Overview................................................................................................................................................ 47
7.2. Search (NVR and DVR Only) ................................................................................................................ 48
7.2.1. Overview ..................................................................................................................................... 48
7.2.2. Time Search ................................................................................................................................ 48
7.2.3. Timeline Search .......................................................................................................................... 48
7.2.4. Thumbnail Search ....................................................................................................................... 49
7.3. Playback (NVR and DVR Only)............................................................................................................. 51
7.3.1. Overview ..................................................................................................................................... 51
7.3.2. Timeline ....................................................................................................................................... 51
7.3.3. Status information ....................................................................................................................... 51
7.3.4. Playback controls ........................................................................................................................ 52
7.4. Controls ................................................................................................................................................. 53
7.5. Remote (NVR and DVR Only)............................................................................................................... 54
Playing video from NVR ........................................................................................................................ 54
7.6. Local ...................................................................................................................................................... 55
7.6.1. Play recorded video .................................................................................................................... 55
7.6.2. Play backup video (NVR and DVR Only).................................................................................... 55
7.7. Backup................................................................................................................................................... 56
Making data backup .............................................................................................................................. 56
7.8. Export (Convert file format into AVI) ...................................................................................................... 57
7.8.1. Converting recorded video file format into AVI............................................................................ 57
7.8.2. Converting backup video file format into AVI .............................................................................. 57
7.9. Instant Player (NVR and DVR Only) ..................................................................................................... 58
7.9.1. Playing video with monitoring live video ..................................................................................... 58
7.9.2. Launching ‘Instant Player’ with event signal ............................................................................... 58
Chapter 8. Map Viewer.........................................................................................................................59
8.1. Overview................................................................................................................................................ 59
Launching ‘Map Viewer’ program.......................................................................................................... 59
8.2. Controls ................................................................................................................................................. 60
8.2.1. Launching ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live video .............................................................................. 60
8.2.2. Launching ‘Instant Player’ to play recorded video (NVR and DVR Only) ................................... 60
8.2.3. Turning on relay output ............................................................................................................... 61
8.2.4. Turning off relay output ............................................................................................................... 61
8.2.5. Moving to linked daughter-map................................................................................................... 61
8.2.6. Moving to linked mother-map...................................................................................................... 61
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting ................................................................................................................62
Calling for Malfunctions......................................................................................................................... 62
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Chapter 1. MicroDigital CMS Overview
1.1. Introduction
The MicroDigital CMS is a central surveillance system solution that monitors multiple sites with video, audio
and event signals from NVR, DVR, IP video server, and network camera over networks.
The software supports different windows of live viewer, recording data player, interactive map viewer, and
event signal monitoring panes.
1.2. Features
The MicroDigital CMS does not limit the number of units to register and monitor. The program displays up to
128 live videos; up to 64 channels on one screen and 64 channels on another screen. The program supports
as many monitors as a PC supports. User may open windows or panes of live video displaying, data playing,
event signal monitoring, event signal monitoring, map displaying, etc. User can compose the central
management system by choosing required widows or panes.
The MicroDigital CMS does not limit the number of user of different rights. Administrator may assign rights to
each user in detail by unit or by feature.
The program displays event signals in real-time by receiving from devices over the network.
On the program, user may control PTZ cameras and relay outputs on the server or NVR. By attaching
microphone and speaker system to devices on site, user may make bi-directional audio communication over
the network.
The main playback window provides user with various ways of searching data on NVR and DVR. User may
back up data from NVR and DVR to PC over the network and can convert the proprietary video format into AVI
format in the player software. With a single-channel instant player window, user can pull the latest recorded
data from NVR and DVR with a click to play the video instantly.
The map supports multi-layer structure, so that each map on different layers can respond interactively. On the
map, user may lay out icons of each device. Event signal triggers the icons on the map to blink, so that user
may monitor event signals on the map. With the event signal, user may open a live or recorded video window
instantly over the map.
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Chapter 2. Installation
2.1. System requirements
MicroDigital CMS may not run properly if the PC does not meet minimum requirements. Other programs should
not run on the same PC where MicroDigital CMS is running. Otherwise, MicroDigital CMS software may not
perform as designed.
CPU
Main Memory
Video Memory
Display Resolution
HDD Storage Space
Network
Operating System
Others
Minimum
Recommended
Pentium IV 3.0GHz
Core2duo E5200 2.5GHz or higher
1GB
2GB or higher
128MB
512MB or higher
1024ⅹ768 (with 32bit color) or higher
80GB or higher
1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet
Windows 2000 SP4
Windows XP Professional SP2
DirectX 9.0 or higher
2.2. Supported devices
For the compatible devices in the MicroDigital CMS, please refer to below table.
Manufacturer
Product Type
Model
MDR-iS004
MDR-iS009
MDR-iS016
MDR-iS032
MDC-i4230C
MDC-i4250C
MDC-i4220C
MDC-i4220CDN
MDC-i4220TDN
MDC-i4220CTD
MDC-i4260C
MDS-i301
MDC-i8230V
MDC-i8220V
MDC-i8220VDN
MDC-i8220VTD
MDC-i4230CTD
MDC-i8230VTD
MDR-iVS01
MDR-16800 D1
MDR-8800 D1
MDR-4800 D1
MDR-16800
MDR-8800
MDR-4800
S/W NVR
Camera
Micro Digital
Video Server
DVR
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Firmware Version
2.2.0
2.2.0
2.2.0
2.2.0
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
4.03-26
2.07.07
2.07.07
2.07.07
2.07.07
2.07.07
2.07.07
Micro Digital
DVR
MDR-16700
MDR-8700
MDR-4700
MDR-4500
MDR-4300
MDR-8300
MDR-9000
MDR-16300
MDR-16000
MDR-4500E
MDR-8100E
MDR-16100E
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2.07.07
2.07.07
2.07.07
Ver_0.9.35 (090617)
Ver_0.9.41 (090714)
app8_NAL0812.65.490(20090224)
app9_NA0924_77_6335(20090804)
app16_NAL1612.65.489(20090224)
app16_NA1624_77_6334(20090804)
apph_v0907(090615)EU
apph_v0907(090615)EU
apph_v0907(090615)EU
2.3. Software installation
1.
Insert the provided CD in a PC.
2.
Click on the ‘MicroDigital CMS Setup_Vxxx.exe’ file in the ‘MicroDigital CMS Software Installer’ folder
on the CD.
3.
Select a language to use.
4.
Click the ‘I Agree’ button in ‘License Agreement’ page. Otherwise, the installation is cancelled.
5.
Click the ‘Install’ button. The Default directory is ‘C:\Program Files\Micro Digital\MicroDigital CMS’. To
install the software in a different directory, click the ‘Browse’ button and choose a different directory.
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If the PC has a previously installed MicroDigital CMS , the installer asks
whether to overwrite the existing DB or not. The DB contains setting values on
the program. If desired to maintain the existing values, click ‘No’ button.
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Chapter 3. Login
Login process
1.
Open the MicroDigital CMS. User may open it by selecting the execution file through ‘Start’ menu
[Start] – [Micro Digital] – [MicroDigital CMS] or by double-clicking the execution icon on the
background.
2.
Select a user ID in the ‘Login’ window. User may see the entire list of IDs that are registered into the
program by clicking on the combo button to the right. Initially, only the Administrator is registered as
default.
3.
Enter the corresponding password to the selected ID. The default password of the ‘Administrator’ ID
is ‘1234’. Administrator may change the password in the program.
User may change the password in [Setup] – [Change Password] menu. For
the detailed information, please refer to the ‘5.2.7 Change Password’ page.
 The MicroDigital CMS archives settings and layouts on the program by the
current user when the program is closed.
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Chapter 4. For Beginner
4.1. Registering a device
Registration process with using ‘Device Search’ feature
1.
Select [Setup] – [Device Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘None’ ComboBox button on the ‘Device Manager’ window. Then displays the list of the entire
devices (Network Camera, Video Server and NVR) on the LAN.
3.
Select a desired device in the list and click ‘Apply’ button. Then the selected device’s network
information is displayed on the ‘Add Device’ window automatically.
4.
Name the device and enter user ID and password to the selected device.
5.
The registered unit appears in the list.
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To refresh and update the device list in ‘Device Search’ window, click Search
button again.
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‘Search Device’ feature does run on a single application at the same time. If
you run ‘Search Device’ menu on different applications, it performs in an
application properly.
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4.2. View video easily
After registering devices through ‘Device Manager’, user may monitor live video by clicking on the icons of device in the
Sites.
Viewing video by camera
1.
Click the camera icon
2.
The clicked channel connects to device and displays live video on the screen. The connected channel is marked
on the front of the camera icon.
with a green dot
3.
or name of a desired channel in the Sites.
Click again on the camera icon or name to disconnect the channel.
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The default mode is quad-split screen, and you may refer to ‘Screen Patterns’
chapter to choose other options.
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Chapter 5. Menu
5.1. View
With sub-menus in the ‘View’ menu, user may open or close corresponding windows or panes.
Icon
Menu
Feature
Remark
Login Display
Login status information displaying pane
Sites
Site tree displaying pane
Events
Event list displaying pane
PTZ Control
PTZ Control displaying pane
Second Screen
Second viewer window
5.2. Setup
Administrator should configure the program in ‘Setup’ menu to run the program properly. The ‘Setup’ menu
provides sub-menus as below table. Some of the menus are allowed for only the users who have
administrator’s rights.
Menu
Feature
Rights
Device Manager
Add, edit, delete device
Admin
Custom-salvos Manager
Add, edit, delete custom-salvos
User
Site Manager
Compose Sites
User
Map Manager
Register maps and layout the device
over the map
User
User Group Manager
Add, edit, delete user group and user
ID
Admin
View User Group Rights
View assigned rights and devices to
the user group
User
Change Password
Change the user password
User
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Remark
During the configuration process, MicroDigital CMS does disconnect from the
listed device and does not receive event signals from the devices. Therefore it
is recommended to configure the software properly prior to the main operation.
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5.2.1. Device Manager
Administrator may add, edit or delete a digital video device (Network Camera, Video Server and NVR) with
‘Device Manager’ menu. Administrator should register a digital video device, so that user can utilize the device
in viewing live video with ‘Viewer’ window or playing recorded data in ‘Playback’ window.
Registration process
1.
Select [Setup] – [Device Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in the window.
3.
Enter values and click ‘Ok’ button. The items in bold such as device name, model name, firmware
version, connection type, IP address, port number, user ID and password are mandatory information
to enter.
Item
Name
Model
Firmware
Cameras
Connection Type
IP Address/
Domain Name
Port
User ID
Password
Confirm Password
Description
Name the device to display in this program
Select a model name of the device to register
Select a proper firmware version of the device
Program displays the number of supporting channels of the device
Select the connection type to device over network
(a)Static IP Address, (b)Domain Name
Enter IP address or domain name of the device
(a)Static IP Address: Enter IP address
(b) Domain Name: Enter domain name
Enter the port number of the device
Program displays user ID which is used to access the device over network
Enter password that goes with the user ID
Re-enter the password to confirm
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4.
The registered unit appears in the list.
Registration process with using ‘File Import’ feature
1.
Select [Setup] – [Device Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘File Import’ button to the right in the window.
3.
Click ‘File …’ button. File open dialog appears. Click ‘Open’ button after selecting the old DB file.
4.
The unit that is stored in the old DB file appears in the import device list.
5.
Click ‘Import’ button after choosing the device.
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The ‘File Import’ feature imports the DB file that used in ‘MicroDigital CMS’ or
is created by ‘File Export’ feature.
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Backup process with using ‘File Export’ feature
1.
Select [Setup] – [Device Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘File Export’ button to the right in the window. File export dialog appears. The registered unit
appears in the export device list.
3.
Click ‘File …’ button after choosing the device to export. File open dialog appears.
4.
Click ‘Open’ button after entering export file path and name.
5.
The export file path and name are displayed in the ‘Export File’.
6.
Click ‘Export’ button.
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5.2.2. Custom-salvos Manager
User may add, edit or delete a customized screen-layout(s) with ‘Custom-salvos Manager’ menu. With a screen
layout, user may play live video from the composed channels by clicking on the icon or name in the Sites.
Composition process
1.
Select [Setup] – [Custom-salvos Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in the window.
3.
Enter the name of the layout, choose the split mode, select screen and click camera icons to connect.
After composing the layout, click ‘Ok’ button.
4.
The composed layout appears in the list.

User may utilize devices that are allowed for the user to monitor. With any
device that is not allowed to access, a user cannot compose a screen layout
by using any channel from the unit.
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5.2.3. Site Manager
User may add, edit or delete a site with ‘Site Manager’ menu. In the ‘Site Manager’ menu, user may compose its own Sites
by listing devices and screen layouts. By adding multiple sites, user may manage the entire system by zone or site easily.
Composition process
1.
Select [Setup] – [Site Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in the window. A site named as ‘Site’ is listed as default. If you want to
use the default site, select it and click ‘Edit’ button.
3.
Enter the name of the site and compose the Sites by choosing entire device or certain channels from a
device. With screen layout, user may add the layout as it was configured in the ‘Custom-salvos
Manager’ menu. After composing the site, click ‘OK’ button.
4.
The composed site appears in the list.

When a site is composed with ‘Site Manager’ menu, the result reflects in the
Sites automatically and appears devices and screen layouts on the Sites.
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5.2.4. Map Manager
With ‘Map Manager’ menu, user may compose map by introducing BMP or JPEG image of floor plan or
drawing, and by laying out device icons over the images.
After configuring the map, user may monitor event signal and play live or record video over the map.
The configuration has three steps; map group configuration, map image composition, and component icon
layout. User may utilize this feature properly after accomplishing the entire process in turn.
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MicroDigital CMS supports multiple map groups.
5.2.4.1. Map group configuration
1.
Select [Setup] – [Map Manager] menu.
2.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in ‘Map Group Manager’ window.
3.
Name the group in ‘Add Map Group’ window.
4.
Select the number of layers. A group is to be composed of up to 16 layers.
5.
Select the top layer in the list and click ‘Layer Settings’ button to the bottom of the window.
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6.
Name the layer and select a layout size among 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, 7x7, and 8x8 options.
The number is the total number of maps that are introduced into the selected layer. With 8x8, 64 maps
are introduced into the layer.
7.
Click ‘OK’ button after configuring ‘Layer Settings’ window.
8.
Repeat from steps 5 to 7 for the entire layers in the list.
After configuring ‘Map Group’, it is necessary to compose map images to view
map image through Map Viewer window.
 A map group supports up to 16 layers, and each layer supports up to 64 maps.
A map group can have 1,024 maps in total.
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5.2.4.2. Map image composition
1.
Select [Setup] – [Map Manager] menu.
2.
Select a map group in the list. Click ‘Map Image Settings’ button to the right in ‘Map Group Manager’
window.
3.
Select the top layer in the tree to the right of ‘Map Image Settings’ window.
4.
Select a square out of the squares in the layer. The selected square is outlined in blue.
5.
Name the map image. Click ‘Import’ button to introduce a map image to the square.
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6.
Repeat steps 5 to 7 to import map images in other squares of the layer.
7.
Select next layer in the tree and import image images in the same manner.
8.
When finished importing map images for the entire layers, click ‘OK’ button.
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After configuring ‘Map Image Settings’, it is necessary to lay out component
icons over the map image to monitor event signals and launch live/recorded
video player windows over the map.
5.2.4.3. Component icon layout
1.
Select [Setup] – [Map Manager] menu.
2.
Select a map group in the list. Click ‘Component Icon Settings’ button to the right in ‘Map Group
Manager’ window.
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3.
Select the top layer in the tree to the right of ‘Map Image Settings’ window. In the spitted screen, the
imported map images are displayed.
4.
Create hyperlink between. Select a map image in the screen. The selected map is outlined in blue.
Click ‘Hyperlink Icon’ button to create linkage between a parent map and a child map. Select a child
map from the maps in the child layer list of ‘Import Hyperlink Icon’ window.
5.
Inset component icon over the map. Click ‘Insert’ button to introduce a component icon over the map.
6.
Select a component in the list of ‘Inset Components’ window and click ‘OK’ button. The selected
components’ icon appears to the right top of the square. (A component that is used in a map is
marked as ‘Imported’ and cannot be used on the other map again.)
7.
Drag and drop the icon on the desired position over the map image. If the icon needs to change the
direction, click ‘Select’ button and set the angle.
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8.
Create hyper link and inset component icons over the other maps by repeating 5 and 7 steps.
9.
When finished importing map images for the entire layers, click ‘OK’ button.

When composing map group and laying out the component icons over the
maps, ‘Map Viewer’ displays the result.
5.2.4.4. Linkage creation among the maps
1.
Select [Setup] – [Map Manager] menu.
2.
Select a map group in the list and click ‘Component Icon Settings’ button to the right.
3.
Select a layer in the map tree to the left. Then the selected layer displays all the registered maps in the
split-screen in the middle. This is a mother-layer to which a daughter-layer shall be linked.
4.
Select a map image among the entire maps in the split-screen. The selected map is out-lined with a
square in blue.
5.
Click ‘Hyperlink’ button to the bottom. Then a new window pops up. This window displays all the
registered maps in the daughter-layer.
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6.
Select a map that is linked to the selected map in the mother-layer. (A daughter-map cannot be linked
to another mother-map again.) Click ‘Confirm’ button.
7.
A Hyperlink icon appears on the selected map image.
8.
Drag and drop the Hyperlink icon of the related position to the daughter-map. (To delete or rotate the
icon, firstly click ‘Select’ button, and click the Hyperlink icon, then click ‘Delete’ or ‘Rotate’ button.)
9.
Click ‘Confirm button.
10. Add more Linkage among the maps.
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When creating Hyperlink among the maps, ‘Map Viewer’ displays the result.
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5.2.5. User Group Manager
With ‘User Groups Manager’ menu, administrator may create user groups and assigns different right to each
group. Administrator may create as many users in a user group by assigning the same rights but with different
ID and password.
The default user group has administrator’s privilege. In the group, a administrator is listed as default. The
default ID and password are ‘Administrator’ and ‘1234’.
5.2.5.1. Adding user group
1.
Select [Setup] – [User Group Manager] menu.
2.
Go to ‘User Group’ tab on the top of ‘User & User Group Manager’ window.
3.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in the window.
4.
Name the group and assigns right by device, by channel and by control.
5.
After configuring the group right, click ‘OK’ button.
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
Only the user that belongs to administrator’s group can create a new group.
MicroDigital CMS supports user accounts unlimitedly with allowing each user
to operate the central surveillance system respectively under unique settings.
Each user should configure screen layout, map, and options menus to utilize
these features as desired.
5.2.5.2. Adding user ID
1.
Select [Setup] – [User Group Manager] menu.
2.
Go to ‘User’ tab on the top of ‘User & User Group Manager’ window.
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3.
Click ‘Add’ button to the right in the window.
4.
Enter user name, password, and assign the right by selecting a user group.
5.
Click ‘OK’ button.
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
Only the user that belongs to administrator’s group can create a new user.
The entire users in the same group have the same rights.
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5.2.6. View User Group Rights
A user may view the rights to the user group where the login ID belongs.
Viewing user group rights
Select [Setup] – [View User Group Rights] menu. The assigned control and device are checked.

User group rights are configured through ‘User Group Manager’ menu.
5.2.7. Change Password
User can change the password in this menu.
Changing password
1.
Select [Setup] – [Change Password] menu. Enter current password, new password, and confirm
password in the setup window.
2.
Click ‘OK’ button.
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5.3. Tools
Tools are to launch ‘Playback’ window, ‘Map Viewer’ window, and ‘Options’ window that runs separately from
‘Viewer’ window. The ‘Viewer’ is the main window through which user may view live video, event signal, and
thumbnail image.
Menu
Icon
Feature
Playback
Launch ‘Playback’ window in which
recorded data is played.
Map Viewer
Launch ‘Map Viewer’ window in which
event/video is monitoring over the map
images.
Lock Program
Minimize the program to prevent
MicroDigital CMS from unauthorized
people
Go Webpage
Access the device’s homepage through
Web browser program
Log
Launch ‘Log’ window.
Options
Launch ‘Options’ window user
configures options of video quality, data
duration of instant player, lock program
parameters, fonts, etc.
Remark
5.3.1. Playback
User opens ‘Playback’ window that plays the recorded data.
5.3.2. Map Viewer
User launches ‘May Viewer’ window that displays maps and device layouts.
5.3.3. Lock Program
User locks and minimizes the program, so that unauthorized people cannot monitor video or control devices on
the software while the user is away from the desk. To re-open the window, user should click program icon on
the ‘Taskbar’ to the bottom and enter the password.
5.3.4. Go Webpage
User accesses the device’s internet homepage in which user may configure the device as well as monitor live
video.
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5.3.5. Log
User reviews program logs of user-login and event that occur during the operation.
5.3.5.1. Login log
Login log is reviewed by user and by time.
1.
Select ‘Tools’ – ‘Log’. Then ‘Log’ window pops up.
2.
Click ‘Login’ tab in the ‘Log’ window.
3.
Select user group and user ID whose login log to view.
4.
Define ‘Time Period’ menu. User may view log of the entire time or a certain time. There are three
methods to define time period; one is to set a day with ‘Day’ menu, the other is to go to a certain time
with ‘Go to’ menu, and the last is to go to the latest time with ‘Latest’ menu. With ‘Go to’ type, set the
starting data/time and duration. With ‘Latest’ type, set the duration of the last time duration from the
current time.
5.
Select item in ‘Filter’ menu. User may narrow down the type of log to review with this menu.
6.
Click ‘Search’ button
7.
To reset the parameters, click ‘Initialize’ button
8.
User may delete login log(s)
. The result displays to the right.
Button
.
Feature
Delete the selected log
Delete the entire search result (log)
5.3.5.2. Event log
Event Log is reviewed by event and by time.
1.
Select ‘Tools’ – ‘Log’. Then ‘Log’ window pops up.
2.
Click ‘Event’ tab in the ‘Log’ window.
3.
Select event type to search.
4.
Define ‘Time Period’ menu. It is the same to define time as in ‘Login’ tab. However, user may search
log based on two different time information; one is device operation time and one is PC operation time.
5.
Select a device.
6.
Select a user group and a user to narrow down the search result. Program displays the selected
user’s log only when a user selected.
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7.
Click ‘Search’ button
. The result displays to the right.
8.
To reset the parameters, click ‘Initialize’ button
9.
User may play live or recorded video by selecting a log in the event list. (For more information about
buttons, please refer to ‘6.5. Events’.)
Button
.
Feature
Play live video from the channel that created the
selected event log
Play recorded video from the channel that created the
selected event log
Delete the selected log
Delete the entire search result (log)
With selecting ‘All’ in ‘Device’ menu, MicroDigital CMS runs the query based
on PC operation time automatically.
 To run the query based on device operation time, it is necessary to select a
certain device in the ‘Device’ menu.


To delete the selected log, log on with administrator privileges.
5.3.6. Options
User may customize the settings for Viewer, Instant Player, and Lock Program. For the main ‘Viewer’ window,
user may customize the features with below options.
5.3.6.1. Filtering out event signal
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
2.
Click on ‘[Filter] – [Events] – [Device]/[Event]’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
3.
Uncheck a device or type of signal to filter out the entire signal from the device or the type of signal
and does not display on ‘Events’ panes.
4.
Click ‘OK’ button.
5.3.6.2. Configuring snapshot feature
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
2.
Click on ‘Snapshot’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
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3.
Define the folder where to archive snapshot image files.
4.
Define image file format between Bitmap and JPEG.
5.
Click ‘OK’ button.
5.3.6.3. Configuring data range
For the ‘Instant Player’ window, user may customize the features as below instructions.
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
2.
Click on ‘Instant Player’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
3.
Define video data range with pre- and post-alarm duration when ‘Instant Player’ window is launched
through ‘Events’ panes. (base on event occurrence time information)
4.
Define time duration prior to the current time when ‘Instant Player’ window is launched through the
main ‘Viewer’ screen. (based on the current time information)
5.
Click ‘OK’ button.

MicroDigital CMS does record video by receiving live video from network
camera or video server. However, it is not dedicated recording software and its
performance may vary a lot by network speed and PC performance.
5.3.6.4. Configuring text information display format
User may change the text display format including text and background color.
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
2.
Click on ‘Text Display’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
3.
Configure the information display format as desired.
4.
Click ‘OK’ button.
5.3.6.5. Configuring video display format
User may select a method to display video on the screen whether to fit into the screen regardless the
original video’s width and height ratio or to maintain the original ratio with leaving marginal space between
the split-screens.
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
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2.
Click on ‘Video Display’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
3.
Select a format to display video between two options. ‘Full’ option is to change the ratio between width
and height of the original video and fit the video into the selected screen. ‘Ratio’ option is to maintain
the original ratio of the video and leaves the marginal space between the split-screens.
4.
Click ‘OK’ button.
5.3.6.6. Configuring recording duration time
User may define the time duration for which MicroDigital CMS continues recording video on a PC. After the
time duration, MicroDigital CMS stops recording video and archives the file in the PC automatically.
1.
Select [Tools] – [Options] menu.
2.
Click on ‘Record’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
3.
Select a time-duration.
4.
Click ‘OK’ button.
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5.4. Toolbar
The major features are listed in the toolbar as below. User may launch the corresponding window by clicking on
the icon.
Menu
Icon
Feature
Playback
Launching ‘Playback’ window
Map Viewer
Launching ‘Map Viewer’ window
Login Display
Displaying ‘Login Display’ pane
Sites
Displaying ‘Sites’ pane
Events
Displaying ‘Events’ pane
PTZ Contols
Displaying ‘PTZ Control’ pane
Second Screen
Launching ‘Second Viewer Screen’
window
Lock Program
Lock program
Go Webpage
Go Webpage
Log
Launching ‘Log’ window
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Chapter 6. Viewer
6.1. Overview
The ‘Viewer’ program is to display live video from multiple channels in customized screen format.
The ‘Viewer’ is the main user-interface of the MicroDigital CMS; user may configure the entire program. The
‘Viewer’ consists of several sub-windows and panes including the primary and secondary screens, event list
pane, Sites pane, and login display pane. User may open or close the panes and screens in the Viewer
program.
‘Login Display’ pane is to display the current user ID, authority group, data and time information. ‘Sites’ pane is
to list the entire sites and device under the sites, through which user may connect device and play video on the
program. ‘Events’ pane is to display event signals that are received from the registered device on the program.
The primary and second ‘Viewer’ windows are is to play live video from multiple devices. User may control PTZ
and relay outputs on remote devices. Also user may capture or print image on the screens.
Monitoring live video in ‘Viewer’ program
1.
Open MicroDigital CMS. Select ID and enter password in login window.
2.
Click a camera icon
3.
Once the camera or device is connected, video is displayed on the screen automatically. The
or device icon in the Sites.
connected channel or device is marked with a green dot
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in the front of the icon.
6.2. View Video
6.2.1. Overview
There are three ways to play live video on the main ‘Viewer’ program. Click camera icon or camera name on
the Sites. Click device icon or device name on the Sites. Click screen layout icon or screen layout name on the
Sites.
If the device or screen layout icon or name is clicked, the Viewer splits screen
into the proper number that matches with the entire number of channels of the
selected device or screen layout.
 After connecting channels, user may drag and drop the video on any other
available screen in the Viewer program.

6.2.2. Play video from the entire channels of a device at once
User may connect the entire channels of a device and play video from all the channels at once.
Operation process
1.
Select a device in the Sites pane to the left of the Viewer program.
2.
Click on device icon or name in the Sites.
3.
The connected device is marked with green dot
in the front of the icon.
Click on the device icon or name again to disconnect.
 The Viewer program splits the screen into proper numbers that match with the
number of channels.

6.2.3. Play video from a certain camera
Operation process
1.
. The program
Split the Viewer screen into a desired number with ‘Screen Patterns’ button
provides various split options including 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, and 64-split mode.
2.
Click on a certain screen in which to play video.
3.
Select a camera in the Sites pane to the left of the Viewer program.
4.
Click on camera icon
5.
The connected camera is marked with green dot
selected screen.
or name in the Sites.
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in the front of the icon. Video plays in the
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
Click on the camera icon or name again to disconnect.
Quad-split mode is a default setting, and user may choose among 1, 4, 6, 8, 9,
16, 25, 36, 49, 64 numbers to split
6.2.4. Play video through pre-composed screen layout
Operation process
1.
Select a screen layout in the Sites pane to the left of the Viewer program.
2.
Click on screen layout icon
3.
The connected camera is marked with green dot
or name in the Sites.
in the front of the icon.
Click on the camera icon or name again to disconnect.
 Viewer program connects channels as pre-defined and plays videos in
pre-defined layout.
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6.2.5. Play video on the second screen
User may play video on the ‘Second Screen’ window. With the ‘Second Screen’, user may monitor up to 128
channels’ of video in two monitors. To run the ‘Second Screen’, it is necessary to attach two monitor screens to
a PC.
Operation process
in tool bar on the top of
1.
Select [View] – [Second Screen] menu or click the ‘Second Screen’ icon
the Viewer program.
2.
Drag and drop the Second Screen on to the second monitor.
3.
Split the Viewer screen into a desired number with ‘Screen Patterns’ button
. The program
provides various split options including 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, and 64-split mode.
4.
Click on camera, device or screen layout icon or name in the Sites.
5.
The connected camera, device, or screen layout is marked with green dot
Viewer plays videos on the Second Screen.
6.
Click on the camera, device or screen layout icon or name again to disconnect.

in the front of the icon.
Click on the camera, device or screen layout icon or name again to
disconnect.
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It is necessary to attach a video card that supports two or more monitors a PC
if user wants to run two or more monitors in the PC.
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6.3. Controls
User may control relay outputs on remote devices. User may also capture or print image on the screens.
Button
Feature
Remark
Go to full-screen mode
Selects screen split pattern (1,4,6,8,9,16,25,36,49, and 64)
Display video at the original size (resolution)
Makes a snapshot image (JPEG or Bitmap file)
Prints image
Turns on speaker to hear sound from device
Turns off the speaker
Turns on microphone to send voice message to device
Turns off the microphone
Controls relay outputs
Flips image upside down
Launches ‘Instant Player’ window
Recording Start/Stop

Some of the menus are supported through context menu over the video. Click
the right button on the mouse to see the menu.

The entire menus are not supported in every device. Some menus are not
supported in certain devices.
6.3.1. Play video in full-screen mode
User may play live or recorded video in full-screen mode with this menu. This menu is supported in the main
‘Viewer’ and ‘Playback’ programs.
Operation process
on the screen.
1.
Click ‘Full Screen’ icon
2.
Press ‘Esc’ button on the keyboard to go back to normal screen mode.
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6.3.2. Decide screen patterns
User may split screens (Primary Screen or Second Screen) into different patterns among 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 16, 25,
36, 49, and 64-split options.
Operation process
1.
Click ‘Screen Patterns’ icon
2.
Select a number to split.
on the screen.
6.3.3. Play video at original size (resolution)
User may play video at the original size in the single-screen mode. This feature is available in main viewer
program.
Operation process
1.
To expand the selected video and fit into the screen size, double click on a video screen.
2.
To play video at the original size (resolution) in a single-screen mode, click ‘Original size/ Expanded
size’ button
.
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‘Original size’ menu is activated only in single-screen mode.
6.3.4. Snapshot an image
User may snapshot an image and save it as JPEG or Bitmap image file. The feature is available in main Viewer,
main Playback, Instant Viewer, and Instant Player.
Operation process
1.
Select a video by clicking on the screen.
2.
Click ‘Snapshot’ icon
3.
A snapshot image is stored into the default directory in pre-defined file format. When the snapshot file
is stored, the corresponding notification message appears to the right bottom on the monitor.

on the screen.
Archiving directory of the snapshot image is defined in [Tools] - [Options]
menu.
6.3.5. Print an image
User may print an image on a paper. The feature is available in main Viewer, main Playback, Instant Viewer,
and Instant Player.
Operation process
1.
Select a video by clicking on the screen.
2.
Click ‘Print’ icon
out on a paper.
on the screen. The program captures an image from the screen and prints it
6.3.6. Turn on/off speaker
User may turn on and off the speaker which plays live sound from a remote device over the network. The
feature is available in main Viewer and Instant Viewer.
Operation process
1.
Select a video channel that carries live audio data.
2.
Click speaker-on icon
to play audio.
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3.
Click speaker-off icon
to stop playing audio.
6.3.7. Turn on/off microphone
User may turn on and off the microphone which transmits voice message to a remote device over the network.
The feature is available in main Viewer and Instant Viewer.
Operation process
1.
Select a video channel that belongs to a device which is attached with an external speaker system.
2.
Click microphone-on icon
3.
Speak on a microphone that is attached to a PC.
4.
Click speaker-off icon
to play audio.
to stop sending audio to a device.
6.3.8. Turn on relay output
User may control relay outputs on a device manually over the network. The feature is available in main Viewer
and Instant Viewer.
Operation process
Relay output control is to turn on and off the attached device to the reply output port in a device. The controls
are provided in Main Viewer and Instant Viewer windows.
1.
Select a device to which the target device is attached. User may select a device by clicking any video
channel which belongs to the device on the screen.
2.
Click the relay control button
3.
Click a relay port button to activate the attached device. The device is activated for the moment when
user presses and holds the button.
, then a control window pops up.
6.3.9. Flip video upside down
User may flip video upside down especially when the camera is installed upside down. The feature is available
in main Viewer, main Playback and Instant Viewer.
Operation process
1.
Select a video channel to flip.
2.
Click ‘Flip’ icon
to flip live video upside down.
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6.3.10. Play video instantly (NVR and DVR Only)
User may play video of the selected channel instantly by launching ‘Instant Viewer’ windows from the live video
screen. Instant Viewer windows opens and plays video for the latest moment. User defines the duration in
‘Options’ menu.
Operation process
1.
Select a video channel by clicking on the live viewer screen.
2.
Click ‘Instant Player’ icon

.
‘Instant Player’ feature is compatible only with NVR and DVR devices. By
selecting a video channel of network camera and video server, this menu is
de-activated.
6.3.11. Record & Playback
User may record live video from network cameras and video servers on the PC instantly. User may start
recording video by selecting a channel and clicking on the recording button. MicroDigital CMS records video as
received for resolution, quality and speed. Each channel records video independently and multiple channels
may record video concurrently.
The recorded file is archived on a PC, and user may play the file with MicroDigital CMS Playback software.
Archived files are found by each camera, and user may need to click on ‘Local’ tab in player software.
Recording feature is available with main viewer and instant viewer.
Recording video instantly
1.
Select a video channel by clicking on the live viewer screen.
2.
. Then MicroDigital CMS starts recording video on a PC. The channel
Click ‘Start Recording’ icon
marks ‘REC’ on the video screen. At the moment, the button turns into ‘Stop Recording’ button.
3.
to stop recording manually. Otherwise, MicroDigital CMS stops
Click ‘Stop Recording’ icon
recording video in the pre-defined time duration.
Playing video
1.
Execute ‘player’ software and click on ‘Local’ tab.
2.
Click ‘Camera Select’ button
3.
Select a device and a channel (camera) of which video to play and click ‘Open’ button.
4.
Set date and time. There are four options including all, day, go to, and latest. User may choose one of
the options to set the data and time.
in search pane.
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5.
Click query button
6.
Select a file in the list and click play button
the right.

. The result displays in the below pane.
. Then the selected video plays in the screen to
MicroDigital CMS records video at the same resolution, quality and speed as
is received from network camera or video server.
Recording duration time can be adjusted in [Tools] – [Options] men. The
default duration is 5 minutes.
 MicroDigital CMS does record video by receiving live video from network
camera or video server. However, it is not dedicated recording software and its
performance may vary a lot by network speed and PC performance.
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6.4. Events
User may monitor event signals that is generated by devices and transmitted to MicroDigital CMS in real-time.
User may launch ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live video or ‘Instant Player’ to play recorded video based on event
signals. With ‘Filter’ menu, it is possible to filter out unnecessary event signals out of the pane.
6.4.1. Displaying event signals
1.
Select [View] – [Events] menu or click the ‘Events’ icon
program.
2.
Event signals are displayed in the pane automatically. (User does not need to configure to receive
in tool bar on the top of the Viewer
event signals from device, and the MicroDigital CMS receives and displays event signal from the
devices that are displaying video on the screen at that moment.)

Events pane has docking-window feature, and fits into any location on the
‘Primary Screen’ window.
6.4.2. Filtering out certain event signals
to the bottom of the Events pane.
1.
Click ‘Filter’ icon
2.
‘Options’ window appears.
3.
Click on ‘[Filter] – [Normal Event] – [Device]/[Event]’ item in the tree to the left of ‘Options’ window.
4.
Uncheck a device or type of signal to filter out the entire signal from the device or the type of signal
and does not display on ‘Events’ panes.
5.
Click ‘OK’ button.
6.4.3. Launching ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live video
1.
Select an event log in the pane.
2.
Click ‘Instant Viewer’ icon
. Live video plays in a single-channel viewer window.
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Instant Viewer supports ‘Snapshot’ and ‘Print’ features, and user may use
them at the same manner in the main viewer. (For more information, please
refer to ‘6.5. Instant Viewer’.)
6.4.4. Launching ‘Instant Player’ to play recorded video (NVR and DVR Only)
1.
Select an event log in the pane.
2.
Click ‘Instant Player’ icon
. Recorded video plays in a single-channel player window.

User may change the settings in [Tools] – [Options] menu. As default, ‘Instant
Player’ window pulls 30 seconds’ video prior to the event occurring time and 1
minute’s video after the event occurring time.

‘Instant Player’ feature is compatible only with NVR and DVR devices. By
selecting a video channel of network camera and video server, this menu is
de-activated.
6.4.5. Reviewing event log
1.
Click ‘Log’ button
2.
Set parameters in the window and click ‘Search’ button
to ‘5.3.5. Log’.)
to the bottom of the ‘Events’ pane. Then the log search window pops up.
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. (For more information, please refer
6.5. PTZ Control
User may control the attached camera PTZ mechanism to NVR or video server. With a PTZ integrated network
camera, user may also control the mechanism remotely. These controls may be disabled if the selected camera
does not support the PTZ feature.
The controls are provided in Main Viewer and Instant Viewer windows.
6.5.1. Panning & Tilting
1.
Click on a camera in the screen.
2.
Click left, right, up and down arrow button to move the camera to the corresponding direction.
3.
The speed slider is used to adjust the reaction speed of the pan/tile controls.
6.5.2. Zoom in/out
1.
Click on a camera in the screen.
2.
Click the zoom in
or zoom out
buttons to zoom in or zoom out.
6.5.3. Focus control
1.
Click on a camera in the screen.
2.
Click the near
or far
buttons to adjust focus of the camera.
6.5.4. Iris control
1.
Click on a camera in the screen.
2.
Click the open iris
or close iris
buttons to make the image brighter or darker.
6.5.5. Controlling preset
1.
2.
Click on a camera in the screen.
Select a desired preset number in the pull-down list.
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6.6. Instant Viewer
User may play live video from a video channel instantly through ‘Events’ pane.
Launching from ‘Events’ pane
1.
Select an event log in the pane.
2.
Click ‘Instant Viewer’ icon

. Live video plays in a single-channel viewer window.
Last command overrides the previous command. If ‘Instant Viewer’ is already
open and plays live video and user clicks the icon on another event, the
former channel is disconnected and the later channel is connected to play
video.
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Chapter 7. Playback
7.1. Overview
The ‘Playback’ program is to play recorded video from a NVR. The program provides easy ways of searching
data including data & time search, timeline search and thumbnail search. User may back up data from NVR to
PC and convert the data into AVI format.
Playing recorded video in ‘Playback’ program
1.
Open MicroDigital CMS.
2.
Select [Tools] – [Playback] menu or click ‘Playback’ icon
program.
3.
Select NVR and camera(s) in ‘NVR’ list.
4.
Define approach type, and time duration of the data.
5.
Click ‘Play’ icon
in tool bar on the top of the Viewer
.

The ‘Playback’ supports up to 16 screens to play video from a single NVR unit.
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7.2. Search (NVR and DVR Only)
7.2.1. Overview
There are three ways to search data; ‘Time Search’, ‘Timeline Search’, and ‘Thumbnail Search’.
‘Time Search’ is to access data directly with data and time information.
‘Timeline Search’ is access data through timeline graph of the selected time duration.
‘Thumbnail Search’ is access data through thumbnail images of the selected time duration. With this method,
it is not possible to play video with multiple channels.
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The process to play video that is recorded by MicroDigital CMS on a PC is
slightly different to the process to play video from NVR. (For more information
to play PC recorded video, please refer to ‘7.6.1 Play video recorded on a PC’)
7.2.2. Time Search
Playing video by searching ‘Time Search’ menu
1.
Click camera search icon
2.
Select NVR and camera(s) and click ‘OK’ button.
3.
Select type to define time duration.
(1) Click a day on a calendar.
(2) Confirm whether the device has archived video data on the selected date from the 24-hour time
line.
(3) Set a starting time in ‘From’ menu.
(4) Set time duration of data to search.
4.
Click ‘Play’ icon
5.
To define the search conditions again, click ‘New Query’ icon
.
.
.
To search recorded data, cameras from a single unit (NVR) can be select at a
time.
 The ‘Playback’ supports up to 16 screens to play video from a single NVR unit.
 An orange-colored date on the calendar tells that the selected device keeps
recorded data on that date.
 A black-colored space on 24-hour timeline tells there is no recorded data in the
time duration.

7.2.3. Timeline Search
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Playing video by searching ‘Timeline Search’ menu
in the Playback program.
1.
Click ‘Timeline Search’ icon
2.
Click Click camera search icon
3.
Select NVR and camera(s) and click ‘OK’ button.
4.
Select type to define time duration.
(1) Click a day on a calendar.
(2) Confirm whether the device has archived video data on the selected date from the 24-hour time
line.
(3) Set a starting time in ‘From’ menu.
(4) Set time duration of data to search.
5.
Click ‘Query’ icon
6.
The search result displays in graph on the timeline.
7.
Drag the slide bar to a desired position on the timeline. The exact position is displayed with time on
the bottom of the graph.
8.
Click ‘Play’ icon
9.
A ‘Timeline Search’ window closes and video plays from the designated time point in ‘Play’ window.
in the ‘Timeline Search’ window.
.
.
10. To define the search conditions again, click ‘New Query’ icon
.
To search recorded data, cameras from a single unit (NVR) can be select at a
time.
 The ‘Playback’ supports up to 16 screens to play video from a single NVR unit.
 An orange-colored date on the calendar tells that the selected device keeps
recorded data on that date.
 A black-colored space on 24-hour timeline tells there is no recorded data in the
time duration.

7.2.4. Thumbnail Search
Playing video by searching ‘Thumbnail Search’ menu
in the Playback program.
1.
Click ‘Timeline Search’ icon
2.
Click Click camera search icon
3.
Select NVR and camera and click ‘OK’ button.
in the ‘Thumbnail Search’ window.
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4.
Select type to define time duration.
(1) Click a day on a calendar.
(2) Confirm whether the device has archived video data on the selected date from the 24-hour time
line.
(3) Set a starting time in ‘From’ menu.
(4) Set time duration of data to search.
5.
Define ‘Distribution Internal’ in which interval time, thumbnail images are displayed in the screen to the
right.
6.
Click ‘Query’ icon
7.
Select a certain image.
8.
. A ‘Thumbnail Search’ window closes and video plays from the designated
Click ‘Play’ icon
time of the selected thumbnail image in ‘Play’ window.
9.
To define the search conditions again, click ‘New Query’ icon
. The searched thumbnail images are displayed in the screen.
.
The ‘Thumbnail Search’ supports only a single channel video from a single
NVR unit.
 An orange-colored date on the calendar tells that the selected device keeps
recorded data on that date.
 A black-colored space on 24-hour timeline tells there is no recorded data in the
time duration.
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7.3. Playback (NVR and DVR Only)
7.3.1. Overview
The ‘Playback’ plays the searched data by dividing the screen properly to the total number of channels.
Below each video screen, camera name, data/time information, and event information are display in the caption
bar. The screen border turns into red when event-triggered video is played.
User may play a certain channel in single-screen mode by double-clicking on a desired video. The screen
returns to original model by double-clicking on the screen again.
With timeline and play status panes, user can view information on the video. The play control buttons allow use
move playing point or change play direction or speed. User may capture or print an image with utility icons.
7.3.2. Timeline
The timeline displays data existence (whether to exist or not) and type (normal or event) inside the searched
duration.
The green graph on the line signifies video data recorded in normal situation and the red graph tells the data
was recorded under event situation. The starting and ending time are marked on left and right ends. If there are
no recorded data in the duration, the duration is marked in black on the line.
When multiple channels are played, the timeline merges data information from
individual camera and displays it into a single line
 To see timeline of a specific camera, user may click on a camera icon to the
left of the timeline and click on a specific channel on the screen. Then the
selected camera’s information is displayed on the timeline.

7.3.3. Status information
Below the timeline, play status information is displayed.
To the left, the current play control type is displayed. In the middle, play speed is displayed. To the right,
recorded data/time information is displayed.
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7.3.4. Playback controls
User may play video with changing data duration, play speed, play direction, and speaker volume with below
controls.
Button
Feature
Remark
Go to previous duration. The same length of time duration is
applied as the current data in pulling data from NVR with this
button. (For example, currently user plays 10 minutes video of
12:00:00. By pressing this button, player gets 10 minutes video
of 11:50:00 and plays it.)
Step backward
Reverse play
Pause
Play video
Step forward
Go to next duration. The same length of time duration is applied
as the current data in pulling data from NVR with this button.
(For example, currently user plays 10 minutes video of 12:00:00.
By pressing this button, player gets 10 minutes video of
12:10:00 and plays it.)
Play speed control: Upward
and downward
button increases play speed
button slows down the speed.
Speaker volume control: Increases (+) or deceases speaker
volume by dragging slide bar to the right or left.

The entire menus are not supported in every device. Some menus are not
supported in certain devices.
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7.4. Controls
User may capture image or print image from the recorded video with below controls.
Button
Menu
Feature
Full screen
Plays video in full-screen mode
Refresh
Refreshes the current connection by
disconnecting and reconnecting to the
current device and channel.
Snapshot
Snapshots an image in JPEG or Bitmap
format
Print
Send an image to the printer
Instant Viewer
Launching ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live
video
Remark

Controls function as the same way as do in Viewer window.

The entire list of menus is not supported in every device. Some menus are not
supported in certain devices.
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7.5. Remote (NVR and DVR Only)
User may access NVR in remote location and plays data on MicroDigital CMS in the central location.
Playing video from NVR
1.
Select ‘Remote’ tab.
2.
Click ‘Camera/NVR’ selection button
3.
Select NVR and desired cameras. Then click ‘Ok’ button.
4.
Define time duration.
5.
Click ‘Play’ button

.
. Video data of selected camera(s) and defined time plays on the screen.
The ‘Playback’ supports up to 16 screens to play video from a single NVR unit.
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7.6. Local
User may play video that is backed up from NVR and DVR to a PC or recorded on a PC by MicroDigital CMS
locally.
7.6.1. Play recorded video
1.
Select ‘Local’ tab.
2.
Click ‘Network Camera/Video Server’ selection button
3.
Select desired device and camera. Then click ‘Ok’ button.
4.
Define time duration. It is possible to see the entire data or by a day.
5.
Click ‘Query’ button
file in the list.
6.
Click ‘Play’ button
.
. Then the recorded video file lists up in the result pane. Select a video
. Video data of selected camera(s) and defined time plays on the screen.
7.6.2. Play backup video (NVR and DVR Only)
1.
Select ‘Local’ tab.
2.
Click ‘File Open’ button
3.
In the query window, select a file and click ‘Open’ button. The select file plays video on the screen.
.
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7.7. Backup
User may back up data from NVR and DVR to a PC remotely.
Making data backup
1.
Click ‘Backup’ tab in the Playback program.
2.
Click Camera search icon
3.
Select a NVR and a camera and click ‘OK’ button.
4.
Select type to define time duration.
5.
Click ‘Play’ icon
. Backup status displays in the below progress bar. When finished,
‘Completed’ message appear on the screen.

in the window.
A data file is copied in the default folder on the PC. The default folder is
[Program Files] - [Micro Digital] - [MicroDigital CMS] - [Backup].
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7.8. Export (Convert file format into AVI)
User may convert backup file format from the propriety of the NVR to AVI format.
7.8.1. Converting recorded video file format into AVI
1.
Select ‘Local’ tab.
2.
Click ‘Network Camera/Video Server’ selection button
3.
Select desired device and camera. Then click ‘Ok’ button.
4.
Define time duration. It is possible to see the entire data or by a day.
5.
Click ‘Query’ button
file in the list.
6.
Click ‘Play’ button
7.
When finished, ‘Completed’ message appear on the screen.
.
. Then the recorded video file lists up in the result pane. Select a video
. Conversion status displays in the below progress bar.
7.8.2. Converting backup video file format into AVI
1.
Click ‘Local’ tab in the Playback program.
2.
Click ‘Open’ icon
3.
Click ‘Open’ button after selecting a file. The entire channels in the selected video file are listed in
‘Source’ menu.
4.
Click ‘Play’ icon
5.
When finished, ‘Completed’ message appear on the screen.
. Search backup file in the window.
. Conversion status displays in the below progress bar.
The converted AVI file is archived in \Program Files\ Micro Digital\MicroDigital
CMS \Backup folder.
 The converted AVI file is compatible with a standard video player software that
supports XviD MPEG-4 Video Codec.

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7.9. Instant Player (NVR and DVR Only)
Instant Player allows user to play a single-channel video instantly through the main ‘Viewer’, ‘Events’ pane.

Last command overrides the previous command. If ‘Instant Player’ is already
open and plays live video and user clicks the icon on another event, the
former channel is disconnected and the later channel is connected to play
video.

‘Instant Player’ feature is compatible only with NVR and DVR devices. By
selecting a video channel of network camera and video server, this menu is
de-activated.
7.9.1. Playing video with monitoring live video
1.
Select a live video channel by clicking on the screen
2.
Click ‘Instant Player’ icon
window.

in the below. Recorded video plays in a single-channel player
As default, ‘Instant Player’ window pulls 1 minute’s video prior to the current
time.
7.9.2. Launching ‘Instant Player’ with event signal
1.
Select an event log in the pane.
2.
Click ‘Instant Player’ icon. Recorded video plays in a single-channel player window.

As default, ‘Instant Player’ window pulls 30 seconds’ video prior to the event
occurring time and 1 minute’s video after the event occurring time.
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Chapter 8. Map Viewer
8.1. Overview
The ‘Map Viewer’ program is to display event signals over map images so that user may acknowledge event
status with geographical information.
User may perceive event occurrence status with visual notifications on icons over map images and audible
notifications on speaker system of a PC. By clicking on the camera icons on maps, user may launch ‘Instant
Viewer’ or ‘Instant Player’ window.
The entire map supports up to 16 layers in vertical structure and 64 maps in horizontal structure.
To utilize ‘Map Viewer’ properly, user should configure map before running ‘Map Viewer’ program.
The configuration has three steps; map group configuration, map image composition, and component icon
layout. User may utilize this feature properly after accomplishing the entire process in turn.
Launching ‘Map Viewer’ program
1.
Select [Tools] – [May Viewer] menu or click ‘Map Viewer’ icon
program.
2.
Click a map in the map tree to the left and the selected map displays on the screen to the right.
3.
Click a layer in the map tree to the left and the entire maps in the selected layer display on the screen
to the right.
4.
With receiving event signal, the related device (camera, sensor, etc) icon blinks on the map.
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in tool bar on the top of the Viewer

The same rules of event processing in ‘Viewer’ program applies in ‘Map
Viewer’ program.
8.2. Controls
User may monitor live video, play recorded video, and control device over map images.
Button
Menu
Feature
Full Screen
Go to full-screen mode
Instant Viewer
Launches ‘Instant Viewer window
Instant Player
Relay Output On
Relay Output Off
View
Linked
Daughter-Map
View Linked Mother-Map
Launches ‘Instant Player’ window
Remark
NVR and DVR Only
Turns on relay output
Turns off relay output
Move to linked daughter-map
Move to linked mother-map

Some of the menus are supported through context menu over the video. Click
the right button on the mouse to see the menu.

The entire menus are not supported in every device. Some menus are not
supported in certain devices.
8.2.1. Launching ‘Instant Viewer’ to play live video
1.
Select a camera component icon on a map.
2.
Click ‘Instant Viewer’ icon
. Live video plays in a single-channel viewer window.
8.2.2. Launching ‘Instant Player’ to play recorded video (NVR and DVR Only)
1.
Select a camera component icon on a map.
2.
Click ‘Instant Player’ icon

. Recorded video plays in a single-channel player window.
Pre-alarm video duration is to be set [Tools] - [Options] menu.
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
‘Instant Player’ feature is compatible only with NVR and DVR devices. By
selecting a video channel of network camera and video server, this menu is
de-activated.
8.2.3. Turning on relay output
1.
Select a relay component icon on a map.
2.
Click relay-on icon
.
8.2.4. Turning off relay output
1.
Select a relay component icon on a map.
2.
Click relay-off icon
.
8.2.5. Moving to linked daughter-map
1.
Select ‘Linkage’ button on the current map (mother-map).
2.
Click ‘View linked map’ button
, then the linked daughter-map appears.
8.2.6. Moving to linked mother-map
Click ‘View linked map’ button
, then the linked mother-map appears.
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Chapter 9. Troubleshooting
Calling for Malfunctions
If there are problems in operation, please refer to the items below. If the problem persists, please contact the
agent you purchased this product from.
Problem
Nothing appears on the
screen.
The video image is not
clear.
The screen is dark.
Solution
Please check the power connections.
 Please check the video signal line connection.
 Check if there is anything wrong with the video signals entered to the network
server.
 Open MS-DOS window to check whether device (Network Camera, Video
Server and NVR) is connected to the network.
 (In case of ping 192.168.0.100, replace it with IP address set up at server.)
 Please check if the lens is clean. Please clean the lens with a clean cloth or
brush.
 Please make sure that the screen is not exposed directly to bright light. Please
move the angle or location of the image if necessary.
 Please readjust the back focus of the connected camera.
 Please adjust the contrast feature of the monitor.
 Check if the terminals are properly set between the systems.
 Please check if an auto iris lens is being used and adjust the brightness level.

Back stripes appear on
the screen.

Dose the power supplied to the server sway away from standards or change
depending oh the time?
The screen flickers too
much.

Check if the connected camera faces directly into the sun or lights.
Check if the cables are properly connected.
The
MD
(Motion
Detection) function is
not working.

Audio is not working

Video is stopped
No network connection
When camera cannot be
controlled
for
Pan/
Tilt/Zoom
When program or drive
is not installed

Please check if ‘MD’ made is turned on.
 Please check if the MD LEVEL is too low.
 Please check the setting of the MD AREA.
Please check the audio is selected from admin page.
 Please check speaker volume from the viewer.
 In case input sound through microphone at Viewer is not outputted through
Audio Out of server, please check whether Audio Out channel is selected at
admin page. Or check whether microphone is available at Viewer.
 Please check audio driver is working in user’s PC.
 Please check whether network cable of device is correctly connected.
 In case user uses hub or IP router, check whether these network equipments
are working properly.
 Open MS-DOS window and check whether device is connected to the
network.
 Please check MAC address and IP address of device.
 Check whether network cable is properly connected (Note: User ping
command)
 Check whether connecting to Admin page is available.
 Check the camera / speed done protocol.
 See if the proper model and manufacturer is selected at the mode.
 Inspect the cables connected to the device.
Check if the OS is installed properly. Windows 2000 (SP 4) or Windows XP
Professional (SP 2) is recommended.
 When installing USB dongle key drive, check if the dongle key is removed.
After installing the drive, USB dongle key should be attached.

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Problem
Program does not run
Previous
settings
disappear when re-install
the program
‘Sites’ does not display
camera
list
after
registering a device
'Instant Player’ button is
not activated or does not
function
‘Original Size’ button is
Solution
Check if the PC (or server) runs other application programs. By running
multiple programs on the same a PC (or server), they may affect PC
performance. It is recommended to close all other application programs and
run MicroDigital CMS only.
 Confirm if the DB files are overwritten during the installation process. If
overwrite option is selected during the process, it is necessary to recover the
original DB files.

Check if the camera is selected in ‘Device Manager’ after registering login
information.
 Check if you logged in the program with other user ID. MicroDigital CMS
brings up the corresponding settings for each user.
 Check if the selected event is from NVR. ‘Instant Player’ is compatible with
NVR only, and it is not supported with network camera or video server.


‘Original Size’ menu is available only in single-channel mode.
not activated
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