Network Video Recorder
User manual
Network Video Recorder
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Safety Precautions
Notice:
Please do not place and install equipment directly under the sunlight or
near heating device.
Please do not install equipment at moist place or place with dust or soot.
Please keep equipment installed horizontally, or install equipment in a
stable place, avoid the equipment falling down.
Please avoid liquid dropping on the equipment, make sure no objects
filled with liquid on the equipment and prevent liquid from leaking.
Please install the device in a well ventilated place, do not block the vents
of the equipment.
Please only use equipment within rated input/output.
Please do not disassembly at liberty.
Please transport, use and reserve the equipment within allowing humidity
and temperature.
Warning:
Please do use the battery as requested, or it may lead to a battery fire,
explosion or risk of burning!
Please use the same type of battery when changing it.
Please do use recomended cord sets(power cords), do use within the
rated specifications.
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Contents
Declaration:......................................................................................................................... I
Safety Precautions............................................................................................................ II
Contents............................................................................................................................. III
1 Outline and Feature...................................................................................................... 1
1.1 Outline..................................................................................................................1
1.2 Function Features............................................................................................. 1
2 HD iDVR Appearance...................................................................................................3
2.1 The Front Panel.................................................................................................. 3
2.1.1 The Front Panel(For informational purposes only, subject to object)........ 3
2.2 Rear Panel.......................................................................................................... 4
2.2.1 Rear Panel(For informational purposes only, subject to object).................4
2.3 Mouse Instructions............................................................................................ 4
2.4 Remote controls................................................................................................ 5
2.5 Input Method Introduction.............................................................................6
3 Connecting HD iDVR..................................................................................................... 7
3.1 Hard Disk Installation........................................................................................ 7
3.2 Device Connection......................................................................................... 8
4 HD iDVR Startup.............................................................................................................. 9
4.1 System Initialization........................................................................................... 9
4.2 Boot wizard......................................................................................................... 9
4.3 Preview Interface........................................................................................... 13
4.4 Quick adding function.................................................................................. 14
5 HD iDVR Menu.............................................................................................................. 15
5.1 Right click mouse............................................................................................15
5.1.1 Poll......................................................................................................................................... 16
5.1.2 Volume Settings................................................................................................................ 16
5.1.3 PTZ Setup............................................................................................................................. 17
5.1.4 Image Color.......................................................................................................................19
5.2 Main Menu....................................................................................................... 19
5.3 Operate.............................................................................................................20
5.3.1 Playback............................................................................................................................. 20
5.3.2 Shutdown............................................................................................................................22
5.4Information........................................................................................................ 23
5.4.1 Information......................................................................................................................... 23
5.4.1.1 Stream Information.......................................................................................... 23
5.4.1.2 Version Information.......................................................................................... 23
5.4.2 Log........................................................................................................................................ 24
5.4.2.1 Log Information................................................................................................. 24
5.5 Setup.................................................................................................................. 25
5.5.1 Camera............................................................................................................................... 25
5.5.1.1 Camera Setup................................................................................................... 25
5.5.1.2 Encoding..............................................................................................................27
5.5.1.3 Channel Name.................................................................................................. 28
5.5.2 Network............................................................................................................................... 28
5.5.2.1 Network................................................................................................................ 28
5.5.2.2 DDNS..................................................................................................................... 29
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5.5.2.3 Email...................................................................................................................... 30
5.5.2.4 P2P Config...........................................................................................................31
5.5.2.5 FTP...........................................................................................................................32
5.5.2.6 UPNP...................................................................................................................... 33
5.5.2.7 PPPOE....................................................................................................................34
5.5.3 Event..................................................................................................................................... 35
5.5.3.1 Motion Detection............................................................................................. 35
5.5.3.2 Exception.............................................................................................................36
5.5.4 Storage................................................................................................................................ 37
5.5.4.1 Record.................................................................................................................. 37
5.5.4.2 Disk......................................................................................................................... 40
5.5.5 System.................................................................................................................................. 41
5.5.5.1 General................................................................................................................ 41
5.5.5.2 Display.................................................................................................................. 42
5.5.5.3 User........................................................................................................................ 43
5.5.5.4 Auto Maintain.................................................................................................... 44
5.5.5.5 Restore Default.................................................................................................. 45
5.5.5.6 Upgrade............................................................................................................... 46
5.5.5.7 Channel Config.................................................................................................46
5.5.5.8 PTZ Setup.............................................................................................................. 47
6 WEB Operation............................................................................................................. 49
6.1 Active X install.................................................................................................. 49
6.2 IE Login............................................................................................................... 50
6.3 IE Login Interface............................................................................................ 50
6.4 Basic Setup....................................................................................................... 52
6.4.1 System.................................................................................................................................. 52
6.4.1.1 Common..............................................................................................................52
6.4.1.2 Network................................................................................................................ 52
6.4.1.3 User........................................................................................................................ 53
6.4.1.4 SMTP Setup.......................................................................................................... 54
6.4.1.5 Ftp...........................................................................................................................54
6.4.1.6 PTZ...........................................................................................................................55
6.4.1.7 Channel Configuration.................................................................................. 55
6.4.1.8 DDNS Setup......................................................................................................... 55
6.4.1.9 P2P Configure.................................................................................................... 56
6.4.1.10 Volume...............................................................................................................56
6.4.1.11 UPNP.................................................................................................................... 57
6.4.1.12 PPPOE................................................................................................................. 57
6.4.2 Channel...............................................................................................................................58
6.4.2.1 Channel Setup...................................................................................................58
6.4.2.2 Encode................................................................................................................. 58
6.4.2.3 Motion Detection............................................................................................. 58
6.4.3 Rec Setup........................................................................................................................... 59
6.4.3.1 Common..............................................................................................................59
6.4.3.2 Playback..............................................................................................................59
6.5 Advance Setup............................................................................................... 60
6.5.1.1 Disk......................................................................................................................... 60
6.5.1.2 Device Manage................................................................................................61
6.5.1.3 Default.................................................................................................................. 61
6.5.1.4 Log information................................................................................................. 61
6.5.1.5 Auto Maintenance.......................................................................................... 62
6.5.1.6 Version.................................................................................................................. 62
6.5.1.7 Storage................................................................................................................. 63
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6.5.1.8 Exception............................................................................................................. 63
6.6 Logout................................................................................................................ 64
7 Appendix....................................................................................................................... 65
7.1 Q&A.................................................................................................................... 65
7.2 Maintenance................................................................................................... 66
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1 Outline and Feature
1.1 Outline
The item is a high-performance network mix DVR, characterizing local
previewing, multi-picture division displaying & local real-time storage of
recorded files. It supports shortcut operating of mouse and remote
managing and controlling. It has two ways of storage--Front storage &
client-side storage. Front-end monitoring points can be located anywhere
on the network without geographical restrictions. Combined with other
front-end equipment such as network cameras, network video server
network, professional video surveillance system software to form a powerful
safety monitoring network, in its network deployment system, focal point
and monitoring points simply connect a network cable, no need to lay
monitor video cable, audio cable etc from center to monitoring points,
easy construction, low cabling costs and low maintenance costs.
1.2 Function Features
●H.264 video condense format, Support 1080P/720P/D1 resolution network
camera input.
●G.711U audio condense format.
●Windows-style user interface, embedded real-time Linux3.0 operating system.
●Support preview, recording, play back, backup.
●Supports dual stream.
●USB2.0, support backup, software upgrading & mouse operating.
●Supports Chinese and English switch.
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Function
Function Brief Introduction
Real-time
Two video output, VGA & 1080P output.
Record
H.264 standard compression, timing recording.
Storage
Support SATA Hard Disk interface, video hard drive
storage .
Paly back
Backup
Network
Operating
Mouse
Operating
Pan-tilt
Control
Support 1~4 channel playback and network
mutil-channel play back.
Support HD iDVR backup to USB memory sticks,
portable hard drive or a network backup to hard drive.
Support for remote client access, improve system
safety.
Support USB mouse operating, easily and quickly set
system parameters.
Though Onvif protocol, fulfill control functions of
network dome camera. PTZ preset point, automatic
cruise.
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2 HD iDVR Appearance
2.1 The Front Panel
2.1.1 The Front Panel(For informational purposes only, subject to
object)
No.
Button or indicator
light
Function
1
Indicator light
Normal working hours, the corresponding
indicator light turns
2
Channel button
Select single channel full screen display
3
Multi-channel preview Switch and display 4,9,16 channel
4
Direction button
Move the button up or down, right or left to
select menu
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USB2.0
Connect mouse or USB memory stick
backup
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2.2 Rear Panel
2.2.1 Rear Panel ( For informational purposes only, subject to
object)
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No.
Interface
Connection instruction
1
Power input
DC12V/5A
2
ON/OFF
ON/OFF
3
Video output
Output by TV/BNC
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Input
BNC
5
audio input
audio input
alarm input
4 /I alarm input
alarm output
I/O output for alarm
RS 485
RS 485 for connecting PTZ
Network
For connecting Ethernet
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VGA
For connecting VGA monitor
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Audio output
For connection audio output
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HDMI
For connecting HDMI monitor
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2.3 Mouse Instructions
Mouse instruction
Operate HD iDVR through mouse left button, right button &
wheel.
scroll
Mouse actions
Function
Click left
mouse button
Click right
mouse button
1. Select one of the options; 2. insertion cursor, enter or
modify the value of a parameter.
1. When interface not locking , click right mouse
button, system menu pops up; 2. When interface
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Double-click
the mouse left
button
HD iDVR Appearance
locking, click right button on real-time preview
interface, login interface pop up ; 3. Entered to main
menu, to a submenu of PTZ control, click right
mouse button on the menu interface, return to
previous menu (except video playback interface); 4.
Entered to close system interface, click mouse right
button on the interface, return to preview interface.
1. When real-time preview multiple channels interface,
double-click maximized channel display of one
channel and return to the original state; 2. Double
click the password input field on the login interface; 3.
setting parameters (date, time, IP address, port
number, bit stream value and user password) or user
names
mouse
movements
Select the menu or menu item.
Mouse drag
Drag progress bar to playback video.
Slide mouse
scroll wheel
1.Time setting; 2.Select the drop-down menu values;
2.4 Remote controls
The remote control is the secondary
input device.
To use the remote control:
1. STANDBY:Press to turn standby mode
ON/OFF.
2. LOGIN/LOCK: If "Security" has been
enabled in the Setup menu, press to open
the user password login screen.
3. Number/Channel buttons: While in
menus, press buttons 0~9 to enter values;
during live viewing, press to view channels
in full-screen.
4. Multiple-window switch: Press to switch
between Single and split-screen displays.
5. PTZ: Press to open the PTZ control
Interface.
6. MENU: Opens the main menu.
7. EXIT: Close menu windows.
8. Navigation/Enter:
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: Move cursor in menus up;
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: Move cursor in menus right;
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: Move cursor in menus left;
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: Move cursor in menus down;
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9. +/ - : In menus, press to adjust values.
10.Playback controls :
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: Press to start playback.
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: Press to increase forward playback speed 2X, 4X, 8X.
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: Press to slow playback speed by 1/2, 1/4, 1/8.
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: Increase reverse playback speed 2X, 4X, 8X.
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: Pause or frame by frame playback picture; press for the first time
to pause playback image; then continue continuous press, a second one
frame every player;
11. STOP: Press to stop playback .
12. RECORD: Press to start manual recording, then press again to stop
manual recording.
13. MUTE: Close live audio output.
14. AUDIO: Enter the volume control interface.
15. EXTRA: For the future use.
2.5 Input Method Introduction
Input method includes lowercase and uppercase English letters.
Clicking the Shift button on the left can switch the input method and the
symbol“←”represents deleting incorrect input.
Uppercase English input
Lowercase English input
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3 Connecting HD iDVR
3.1 Hard Disk Installation
Hard Disk Installation:
⑴ Loosen the fixing screw on the cover, open the cover.
⑵ Align the four holes of hard disk button with hard disk mounting hole
at the button of chassis.
⑶ Hold the hard disk with hand, turn over the chassis, fix the hard disk
with screw at the indicated position.
⑷ After hard disk installed, turn over the chassis, fix the cover with
screw.
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Note: 1. If user requires high performance of hard disk, we recommend
the dedicated security hard disk.
2. Before replacing the hard disk, please shut off the power first
and then open the case.
3.2 Device Connection
Show the HD iDVR signal on the monitor by VGA / BNC / 1080P cable. If
the camera possible PTZ control, contacting the PTZ RS485 cable A and
cable B contact with the HD iDVR RS485.
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HD iDVR Startup
4.1 System Initialization
After connecting the device to the display, plug in the mouse, power
cable and turn on the power switch on the rear panel, then start up the HD
iDVR. The system initialization interface is as shown in Figure 4-1.
Figure 4-1
Notes: The insert figures in this user manual may not be the same as
what you see on display. All figures here are just for reference.
4.2 Boot wizard
After device successfully booted up, it goes to startup wizard, see
Figure 4-2. Click Cancel/Next button, you can see system goes to login
interface, see Figure 4-3.
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Figure 4-2
Click Next button, system goes to login interface. Then select a user
name, enter the user password, select the system language and click on
the login button to login the system (the default username is admin,
password is 12345). See Figure 4-3.
Figure 4-3
After logging in, you can go to Common interface, the basic
configuration of the device can be set. See Figure 4-4. For detailed
information, please refer to chapter 5.5.5.1.
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Figure 4-4
Click Next button, you can go to Network interface, You can configure
the network parameters of the device. See Figure 4-5. For detailed
information, please refer to chapter 5.5.2.1.
Figure 4-5
Click Next button, you can go to Mode Selection interface, and you
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can choose Automatic network mode or Manual mode. See Figure 4-6.
Figure 4-6
Click Next button, you can go to Remote Device interface, You can
search for and add the IPC devices. See Figure 4-7. For detailed information,
please refer to chapter 5.5.1.1.
Figure 4-7
Click Next button, you can go to Rec Setup interface, You can
configure the record schedule. See Figure 4-8. For detailed information,
please refer to chapter 5.5.4.1.
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Figure 4-8
Click the OK button, the boot wizard is complete.
4.3 Preview Interface
After the system is fully booted, it will enter into the default preview
interface, shown in Figure 4-9.
Figure 4-9
After the device normally starts up, the default setting is to preview in
multi-screen display mode. Products with different channels has different
amount of split screens to display. On the preview interface, you can set the
appropriate date and time. On the bottom left of the screen, it shows the
recording status of each video channel or alarm status icon.
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: this icon means monitoring channel is recording;
: this icon means monitoring channel is in motion detection.
4.4 Quick adding function
At the preview menu, for the channel of unconnected IP Camera, you
can quickly click the “+” icon to add the camera device when your mouse
move to the middle of the channel menu. As shown in Figure 4-10 and 4-11.
Figure 4-10
Figure 4-11
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Device search: Search the IP address of the IPC client device.
Manual Add: please referring to Manual Add in section 5.3.4.1.
Filter: Filter the display of the searched device list.
Add: Click “search”, the HD iDVR can search the IPC device which
support the onvif protocol in the same LAN(local area network), the
searched IPC devices can be displayed at the list. And select any IPC
device in the list, click “Add”, the selected IPC information can be
automated add to the particular channel, then click “Save” to
complete.
Cancel: Return to the previous menu.
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HD iDVR Menu
5.1 Right click mouse
After login the system and back on the preview interface, click the right
mouse button and it will pop up the Menu Options, shown in Figure 5-1. Then
you can select options of the Main Menu, the Main Screen Switching,
Playback, PTZ Control and System Shutdown. In addition, you can set the
channel display as follows: single-screen display, four-screen display,
eight-screen display, night-screen display, sixteen-screen display. It needs to
set a specific number of channels to achieve single-screen display,
four-screen display, etc.. The corresponding operation of the Main Menu
Options will be illustrated in details in later chapters.
Figure 5-1
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Single-screen Display: Select one channel to display from CH1~CH16 .
Four-screen Display: Divided into four groups to display (CH1~CH4 、
CH5~CH8、CH9 ~CH12、CH13~CH16 ).
Eight-screen Display: Divided into two groups to display (CH1~CH8 、
CH9 ~CH16).
Night-screen Display: Divided into two groups to display (CH1~CH9 、
CH10~CH16).
Sixteen-screen Display: Display all channels CH1 ~CH16.
Twenty five-screen Display: Display all channels CH1 ~CH25.
Poll: HD iDVR supports polling decoded output, in accordance with a
preset time interval, the polling scheme for automatic switching display.
See chapter 5.1.1.
Volume:Click to enter the volume setting interface.(Detailed operation
as 5.1.2)
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HD iDVR Menu
Record Set: Enter Video backup Interface and insert the USB Disk. Then
choose the channel and date that you want to back up the videos.
PTZ Setup: HD iDVR supports PTZ control, allowing users to remotely
control the camera.(Detailed operation as 5.1.3)
Image Color: Click into the image color configuration interface.
(Detailed operation as 5.1.4)
Playback: Click into the Playback interface.(Detailed operation as
5.3.1)
Remote Device: Click and enter the remote device configuration
menu.(Detailed operation as 5.5.1.1)
Main Menu: Click and enter the main menu.
5.1.1 Poll
For Camera sequence, that is, video are sequenced according to the
preset scheme. Click right in the preview screen, select the Poll on the
shortcut menu, enter the Poll setting interface, shown in Figure 5-2.
Figure 5-2
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Enable:ON/OFF poll.
Time:Setting polling switching interval setting range is 5-255 seconds.
Mode:Alternatively a single picture, four pictures, nine pictures polling.
Default:Save the Poll settings.
Save:Save the Poll settings.
Cancel:Exit the current menu.
5.1.2 Volume Settings
Click right in the preview screen, select the volume option ont the
shortcut menu, enter the volume setting menu, shown in Figure 5-3.
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Figure 5-3
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Mute:ON/OFF volume.
Output gain : Volume adjustment bar, drag the slider to adjust the
volume.
Apply:Save the volume settings.
5.1.3 PTZ Setup
In the preview channel, right click mouse, select "PTZ", the preview will
switch to the corresponding channel single-screen display, and the
emergence of PTZ control interface, shown in Figure 5-4:
Figure 5-4
Adjusts the movement speed of the PTZ, Directional Buttons controls the
movements and directions of the PTZ.
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Zoom: You can click
/
to adjust camera zoom in/out.
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Focus: You can click
/
to adjust camera focusing.
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Iris: You can click
/
to adjust camera brightness.
Presets point: The presets box choose a certain preset point need go to,
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After clink on the swith icon, PTZ will jump to that location.
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HD iDVR Menu
Speed: Speed is to control PTZ movement speed. The value ranges
from 1 to 8.The speed 8 is faster than speed 1.
Patrol Setup: Set the function of cruise, and related presets setting of
cruise, including dwelling time and cruising speed. Shown in Figure 5-5
and Figure 5-6;
Figure 5-5
Figure 5-6
Set the preset position: Turn the camera direction buttons to the
desired location, and then click , select cruise group, double-click to
set the preset in the pop-preset settings interface to select the preset
number, Stay time (seconds ) and cruising speed, return Patrol Setup
interface and click "OK" again to save.
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Enabled: Start patrol, and patrol in fixed path.
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Stay Time: Stay time on the Preset.
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Patrol speed: Speed for Cruise.
Notice: the HD iDVR supports maximum 128 preset point, however, it is also
affected by the PTZ Camera itself, for different PTZ Camera, the number of
preset point supported could vary a lot.
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5.1.4 Image Color
On the preview interface, right click mouse, select the “Image Color”,
the SImage Color interface is displayed, then can configure the video
properties of IPC. As shown in Figure 5-7.
Figure 5-7
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Channel: Select the Channel number.
Bright: It is to adjust monitor window bright.
Contrast: It is to adjust monitor window contrast.
Saturation: It is to adjust monitor window saturation.
Sharpness: The value here is to adjust the edge of the video.
Default: Recover all the Image Color parameters to default value.
Save: Save configured parameters value on Image Color interface.
Cancel: Return to last management menu.
5.2 Main Menu
Main Menu includes Record Playback, System Info, Camera, Network,
Event, Storage, and System Setup, as shown in Figure 5-8. Select one and
click the left mouse button to open the corresponding next menu options.
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Figure 5-8
5.3 Operate
5.3.1 Playback
After entering the main menu, open the "Playback" menu or right-click
to choose select "Playback" menu in the preview interface, switch to video
playback interface, shown in Figure 5-9.
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Figure 5-9
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Name
HD iDVR Menu
Function Specification
Calendar
The red highlighted date means there is file.
Otherwise, there is no file.
In any play mode, click the date you wantto see,
you can see the corresponding record file trace
in the time bar.
2
Channel
Selection
Pane
Select the channel number to query. (Up to four
channels simultaneously selected)
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File List switch
button
Select the date, channel number and record
type, click into the video file list. Select the
desired video file, double-click the left mouse
button to start playing the video file.
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Backup
Select the file(s) you want to backup fromthe file
list. Then click the backup button, now you can
see the backup menu. Click the backup button
to begin the backup operation. Check the file
again you can cancel current selection.
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Playback
Control Area
On the playback control bar, you can normally
play, pause, fast forward, fast forward playback
mode, you can select 1×, 2×, 4×, 8×, 16×, 1×which
is played at normal speed;
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Timeline
Query to the video file, updated for the day that
recording tracks on the timeline. Under the
four-frame playback mode, display the selected
four channels corresponding to four playback
timeline, other playback mode displays only one
playback timeline. Click on the green area to
start from that point of time for playback.
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Select video
type
Select the type of video, you can choose the
type for all types of video, timed recording, alarm
recording and detection recording.
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Timeline unit
selection
Including 24h, 2h, 1h and 30min, the smaller units
of time the greater the proportion of time zoom,
you can adjust the exact point in time to play
back video on the timeline.
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In the file list bar, you can see the start time of the video file, video type,
select a video file, you can view the video of recording start time, end time
and file size, as shown in Figure 5-10.
Figure 5-10
In the file list box, click to choose the video file showed icon “√”, then
click this icon to backup the video files (external U disk), the files are “avi”
format. You could also click to choose multiple video files selection box to
backup those video files, users can also cancel this icon “√” in the backup
operation menu in the file list box, delate those video files that unwanted.
5.3.2 Shutdown
Click “Shutdown” icon in the main menu, switch to interface as .
Therefore, the system can be logout, reboot, and shut down, as followed
Figure 5-11 shows.
Figure 5-11
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HD iDVR Menu
Logout: Logout the current user, switch to user login interface.
Reboot: Reboot the device.
Shut down: Shut down the device, just like computer safe shutdown
mode.
5.4Information
5.4.1 Information
5.4.1.1 Stream Information
Choose ”Menu → Info → System → Stream Information” in the Menu
interface, the Stream Information interface is displayed, as Figure 5-12
shows.
Figure 5-12
5.4.1.2 Version Information
Choose ”Menu → Info → System → Version Information” in the Menu
interface, the Version Information interface is displayed, as Figure 5-13
shows.
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Figure 5-13
Users can find system version, including model number, system
version,Version Date.
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Model number: Number of main board.
Version: System version number.
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Date: Program created date.
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5.4.2 Log
5.4.2.1 Log Information
Choose ”Menu→Info→Log” in the Menu interface, the Channel Name
interface is displayed. Here is for you to view system log file, as Figure 5-14
shows.
Figure 5-14
Viewing System Logs to access the logs and search for these events on
one day a certain period of time.
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Type: Select the type of information you request.
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Start Time/End Time: Enter the time to find the logs.
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Search: Search for logs according to criteria.
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PgUp/PgDn: You can view all logs through the PgUp/PgDn.
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Clear: Clear all information.
Cancel: Return to the former menu.
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Specific Steps: Enter the log search menu, set search parameters, click
the Search button to begin search, If logs matching the search criteria are
found, it will be displayed in a list, To view all logs through PgUp/PgDn
button.
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5.5 Setup
5.5.1 Camera
5.5.1.1 Camera Setup
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Camera → Camera Setup” in the Menu
interface, or right-click in live view mode and select Remote Device from
the Shortcut Menu, the Camera Setup interface is displayed, as shown in
Figure 5-15. Here you can add/delete remote device and view its
corresponding information.
Figure 5-15
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search: Click it to search IP address. It includes device IP address, port,
protocol. Use your mouse to click the item name, you can refresh
display order. Click IP address, system displays IP address from small to
large. Click IP address again, you can see icon, system displays IP
address from large to small. You can click other items to view
information conveniently.
Add: Click it to connect to the selected device and add it to the
Added device list. Support Batch add.
Filter: You can use it to display the specified devices from the added
device.
Delete: Please select one device in the Added device list and then
click “×” to remove.
Status:
means connection is ok and
Confirm: Return to last menu.
Cancel: Return to last menu.
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Remark: Click on the title bar icon “ √ ”, select all the available IPC
device, click again to cancel all selected. Click the “×” icon can quickly
delete the device at the “Device Added” list.
Click the“Manual Add” button to add the IPC manually, you can go to
the following interface. See Figure 5-16.
Figure 5-16
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Channel: Users can type in the channel number that needs to be
connected to the remote device according to their needs.
Enable: The channel enable on/off, defaulting to be off. Tick “Enable”
then the related channels can be previewed and recorded normally.
Protocol: Onvif agreement.
Preview: Sub-stream preview is defaulted and IPC port should be
dual-stream. Both should be in the format of H264 code to be
previewed normally and the resolution of the sub-stream can be D1 or
CIF format.
User name: The login user name of IPC (if the defaulted user name is
not admin, please change it to be valid user name).
Password: Login password of IPC (if the defaulted login password is not
admin, please change it to be valid password).
IP: IP address of IPC added to HD iDVR.
Port: Defaulting the IPC port to be 8999.
Save: Saving the setup parameters of current channels
Cancel: Going back to the former management interface.
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5.5.1.2 Encoding
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Camera→Encode” in the Menu interface, the
Encoding Parameters interface is displayed, as Figure 5-17 shows. Resolution,
Frame Rate, Stream Type, Bit Rate, Sub-stream can be set under “Param”
Interface.
Figure 5-17
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Channel: Select the channel you want.
Encode Level: Please select from the dropdown list. There are three
options: High Profile/Main Profile/Baseline.
Encode mode: Selectable video stream, audio stream and audio and
video/audio streaming.
Encode type : System supports H.264.
Resolution: System supports various resolutions , you can select from the
dropdown list. Please note the option may vary due to different series.
Stream type: Select video stream or audio stream.
Stream Control: System suppor ts two types: CBR and VBR.
In VBR
mode, you can set video quality.
Quality: There are six levels ranging from 1 to 6. The sixth lev el has the
highest image quality.
Frame Rate: PAL type: 1 frames / sec-25 frames / sec; NTSC type:
1frames / sec-30frames / sec.
Bit Rate: Setting bit rate can change the picture quality, the larger the
bit rate and the better the picture quality.
Refer BitRate: Rate to provide the best value reference range.
Copy: After you complete the setup, you can click Copy button to
copy current setup to other channel(s).
Save: Save the parameters on Encode configuration menu.
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Cancel: Return to the former interface.
5.5.1.3 Channel Name
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Camera → Channel Name” in the Menu
interface, the Channel Name interface is displayed, it is to modify channels
name, as shown in Figure 5-18.
Figure 5-18
5.5.2 Network
5.5.2.1 Network
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Network→IP/Port” in the Menu interface, the
Channel Name interface is displayed, as Figure 5-19 shows.
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Figure 5-19
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IP Address: Here you can input IP address of HD iDVR.
DHCP: If the router allows DHCP functionality, select DHCP. The IP
Camera will obtain IP address automatically from the router. If the
router does not allow for DHCP functionality, then the IP address must
be obtained manually.
Subnet Mask: Subnet mask of HD iDVR.
Default Gateway: Default gateway of HD iDVR.
Primary DNS: It is usually offered by local ISP. Your IP address of domain
name server is entered here.
Secondary DNS: Start secondary DNS when the primary one does not
work.
Broadcast: Reserved.
MAC: The host in the LAN can get a unique MAC address. It is for you to
access in the LAN.
TCP Port: Default value is 5000.
HTTP Port: Default value is 80.
RTSP Port: Default value is 554.
Default: Restore all parameters of network setup to be defaulted ones.
Save: Save parameters of network setup interface.
Cancel: Cancel the set Network of current interface.
5.5.2.2 DDNS
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Network → DDNS” in the Menu interface, the
DDNS interface is displayed, as Figure 5-20 shows. You need a PC of fixed IP
in the internet and there is the DDNS software running in this PC. In other
words, this PC is a DNS (domain name server).
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Figure 5-20
DDNS Type: DDNS Types can be chosen via DDNS. ( currently the list
supports various DDNS, including ORAY DDNS, 3322 DDNS, TZO DDNS
and DYNDNS DDNS. These DDNS can be multiple operated according
to users need and setup. )
Enable: Enabling DDNS domain resolving function.
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Refresh Time: Do not register frequently. The interval between two
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registrations shall be more than 60 seconds. Too many registration
requests may result in server attack.
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User name: The account registered in the DNS service provider.
Password: The password to the account registered in the DNS service
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provider.
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Domain: The domain name registered in the DNS service provider.
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Default: Restore all parameters of DDNS setup to be defaulted ones.
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Save: Saving the parameters in the DDNS setup interface.
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Cancel: Going back to the former management interface.
When DDNS is successfully configured and enabled, you can type in
the registered domain name in the IE address bar directly to link the Web
page of the device.
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5.5.2.3 Email
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Network → Email” in the Menu interface, the
Email interface is displayed, as Figure 5-21 shows. When warning information
appears in the interface, one can send mails to the designated mail
address.
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Figure 5-21
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Enable e-mail alarm notifications: Enabling the mail sending function.
SMTP server: the address of the mail server, which can be an IP address
and a domain name (domain name needs the confirmation of the
correct DNS setup to be resolved correctly).
SMTP Port: Port number of the mail server.
Anonymity Logion: Port number of the mail server.
Username: User name of the sender’s mail.
Password: Password of the corresponding user name.
Sender: Setting the EMAIL address of the mail sender.
Recipient: The warning information can be sent to the designated
receiver via mail.
Theme: The theme of the mail can be set by yourself.
Message Interval: Interval for sending the alarm mail.
Encryption: Enabling SecureSocketLayer port when logging in the mail
server.
Attach File: When motion detection cooperation is enabled, picture
file would be uploaded at the same time if warning information
appears.
Default: Setting all the parameters in the Email Setup interface to be
default.
Apply: Saving the parameters in the Email Setup interface.
5.5.2.4 P2P Config
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Network→P2P” in the Menu interface, the P2P
interface is displayed, as Figure 5-22 shows. P2P is used for remote
monitoring of the mobile phone client, by scanning the two-dimensional
code can add HD iDVR to the mobile phone client, convenient monitoring.
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Figure 5-22
Android: Download Link of P2P client for Android system.
ISO: Download Link of P2P client for Iso system.
Save: Save configured parameters value on video configuration
menu.
Cancel: Return to last management menu.
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HD iDVR devices support FREEIP client, check “ √ ” of Enable P2P to
open the platform P2P functionality.
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5.5.2.5 FTP
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Network→FTP” in the Menu interface, the FTP
interface is displayed, as Figure 5-23 shows. You need to download or buy
FTP service tool (such as Ser-U FTP SERVER) to establish FTP service.
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Figure 5-23
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Enable FTP: Enable to activate FTP function.
FTP Server: IP address or HTTP network address of FTP server.
FTP Port: : The default FTP port is 21, if your FTP server is different, you
need to use the same port name with your FTP server.
User Name: Your FTP account user name.
Password: Your FTP account password.
File Upload: You can use HD iDVR FTP upload video file to FTP server.
Default: Setting all the parameters in the FTP Setup interface to be
default.
Save: Save configured parameters value on FTP configuration menu.
Cancel: Return to last management menu.
5.5.2.6 UPNP
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Network → UPNP” in the Menu interface, the
UPNP interface is displayed, as Figure 5-24 shows. The UPNP protocol is to
establish a mapping relationship between the LAN and th e WAN.
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Figure 5-24
Enable: Turn on or off the UPNP function of the device.
State: When the UPNP is offline, it shows as “Unknown”. When the UPNP
works it shows “Success” .
Internal IP: It is the router IP in the LAN.
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External IP: It is the router IP in the WAN.
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Port mapping table: The port mapping list here is the one to one
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relationship with the router’s port mapping setting.
Add: Click it to add the mapping relationship.
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Delect: Click it to remove one mapping item.
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Default: Setting all the parameters in the UPNP setup interface to be
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OK: Save configured parameters value on UPNP configuration menu.
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Cancle: Return to last management menu.
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Important:
When you are setting the router external port, please use 1024~5000
port. Do not use well-known port 1~255 and the system port 256~1023 to
avoid conflict.
For the TCP and UDP, please make sure the internal port and external
port are the same toguarantee the proper data transmission.
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5.5.2.7 PPPOE
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Network→PPPOE” in the Menu interface, the
PPPOE interface is displayed, as Figure 5-25 shows. It is used mainly with
ADSL services where individual users connect to the ADSL transceiver
(modem) over Ethernet and in plain Metro Ethernet networks.
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Figure 5-25
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Enable: Enabling the mail sending function.
Server Name: the address of the mail server, which can be an IP
address and a domain name (domain name needs the confirmation
of the correct DNS setup to be resolved correctly).
Password: Port number of the mail server.
IP Addree: The IP in the PPPoE is the DVR dynamic value. You can
access this IP to visit the unit.
Default: Setting all the parameters in the PPPOE setup interface to be
default.
OK: Save configured parameters value on PPPOE configuration menu.
Cancle: User name of the sender’s mail.
5.5.3 Event
5.5.3.1 Motion Detection
Choose ”Menu → Setup → Event” in the Menu interface, the Motion
Detection interface is displayed, as Figure 5-26 shows. When the system
detects a mobile signal reaches a preset sensitivity occurs, motion
detection alarm and the linkage function will be initiated by analyzing the
video image.
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Figure 5-26
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Channel: Select the motion detection channel. 2 option: Single and
All), for the Single channel, you need to choose the particular channel.
Set Area: The video is blocked by the detection area, and an alarm
according to the configuration
Sensitivity: Six values can be set for the sensitivity.
Enable detection: Click “√”, turn on the motion detection function.
Buzzer alarm: Select the check box, The system will trigger the buzzer
alarm when motion detect.
Buzzer Time: Set the buzzer alarm duration.
Record Channel: Click “√”, Select the wanted video channel, and the
system will trigger the video signal of the selected channel.
Record Time: Set the trigger recording duration.
Default: Recover all the detect setting parameters to the default
values.
Copy: After you complete the setup, you can click Copy button to
copy current setup to other channel(s).
Save: Save the set parameters of current menu.
Cancel: Don’t save the set parameters of current menu.
5.5.3.2 Exception
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Event→Exception” in the Menu interface, the
Exception interface is displayed, as Figure 5-27 shows.
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Figure 5-27
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Disk Exception: There are two types: No Disk/Disk Error.
Network Exception: There are two types: Broken Network / IP conflict.
Enable: Click “√”, turn on the motion detection function.
Screen display: System can pop up the message in the local screen to
alert you when alarm occurs. .
Send e-mail: System can send out email to alert you when alarm
occurs.
Buzzer alarm: Highlight the icon to enable this function. The buzzer
beeps when an alarm occurs.
Apply: Save the set parameters of current menu.
Cancel: Don’t save the set parameters of current menu.
5.5.4 Storage
5.5.4.1 Record
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Storage→Recode” in the Menu interface, the
Recode interface is displayed, as Figure 5-28 shows.
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Figure 5-28
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Channel: Please select the channel number first. You can select “ all” if
you want to set for the whole channels.
Record Type: Select check the box to select corresponding record
type. There are normal Recording and Motion Detection Recording.
Week day: Set the record schedule, and then the camera
automatically starts/stops recording according to the configured
Schedule. In the message box, you can choose the day to which you
want to set schedule. If you need set schedule every day, choose "all".
For the description of the color icon, Green icon stands for normal
recording, yellow icon stands for recording triggered by motion.
: Click it to delete a record type from one period.
Default: Restore parameters of record setup to be default ones.
Copy: After you complete the setup, you can click Copy button to
copy current setup to other channel(s).
Save: Save parameters of current interface.
Cancel: Return to the former interface.
Drawing schedule record
Choose the channel and the record type "record" or "motion". Draw
the schedule line on the panel of the day you choose. Up to 6 periods can
be configured for each day.And the time periods can’t be overlapped
each other. See Figure 5-29.
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Figure 5-29
Input data to set the schedule record
You can click
button to set the accurate time of the schedule.
Choose the record type you wanted and the start time and the end time,
Up to 6 periods can be configured for each day. And the time periods can't
be overlapped each other. Then can used to which day you wanted to use.
See Figure 5-30.
Figure 5-30
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5.5.4.2 Disk
Choose ”Menu→Setup→Storage→Disk” in the Menu interface, the Disk
interface is displayed, as Figure 5-31 shows.
Figure 5-31
If the devices have connected the HDD successfully, the HDD manage
list will show the information of HDD.You have to format the HDD if the HDD is
the first time to connect; If the system detects that do not need to format
the hard disk, the HDD status will displays “normal”; If do not connect
successfully or could not detect hard disk, will displays the warning “Not
connected the HDD”.
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HDD No.: The number of HDD that connect the system.
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State: Detect the current working status of HDD, you could use only
that displays “normal”; After formatting is completed, you need to
restart HD iDVR, the status displays "in use".
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Total Capacity: The total available HDD capacity, the single HDD
capacity can not exceed the maximum capacity: 4TB.
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Residual Capacity: Display the residual capacity of the current HDD;
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Device Type: SATA.
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Refresh: Refresh HDD information in the list;
Format: Formatting the HDD, select the HDD that needs to be
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formatted firstly, and then click the "Format" button, pop-up warning
dialog "formatting will result in the selected HDD recording data loss,
confirm that you want to continue?", If confirm to format then click on
the "OK" button, otherwise click "Cancel".
Cancel: Return to the former management interface.
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Note: After formatting the HDD, you need to restart the device.
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5.5.5 System
5.5.5.1 General
5.5.5.1.1 Device setting
Choose ”Menu→Setup→System→General” in the Menu interface, the
Device setting interface is displayed, as Figure 5-32 shows.
Figure 5-32
Enable setup Wizard at device startup: Click the “√”, open boot wizards
function .
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Language : the default language of the system boot, which is English,
but, at present, also supports Chinese, Polish, Czech, Russian, Thai
language, Hebrew, Persian, Bulgarian, Arabic, German, French,
Portuguese, Turkish, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian, Dutch and Korean.
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Record Mode : Overwrite automatically, ie., HD iDVR will automatically
cover the previous record if hard disk is full.
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Record days: Reserved.
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Video Standard : PAL or NTSC.
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Standby Time: It means standby time of system without operation for
HD iDVR. If time exceeds the standby time, then you should re-login in
system so as to operate HD iDVR. Default standby time is 30 minutes.
And standby time range is: 1 to 120 minutes.
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Device name: Please input a corresponding device name here.
Default : Restore all specifications or parameters of General setup to
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Apply: To save specifications or parameters of common setup.
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5.5.5.1.2 Date
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Choose ”Menu → Setup → System → General → Date” in the Menu
interface, the Date setting interface is displayed, as Figure 5-33 shows.
Figure 5-33
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Set date/time manually: When checked, manually set the machine
time.
Receive date/time from NTP : When checked, open the update time
when NTP function of the school.
NTP Server: IP address of NTP server.
Time Zone: Select the Time Zone of your location from the drop-down
menu.
NTP Port: Port of NTP server.
NTP Interval: The time interval between the two synchronizing
actions with NTP server.
Date Format: There are three types: YYYYY- MM-DD: MM-DD-YYYYY or D
D- MM-YYYY.
Date Separator: There are three denotations to separate date: dot,
beeline and solidus.
Time Format: 24-hour and 12-hour clock.
Confirm: Save parameters of current interface.
Cancel: Return to the former interface.
5.5.5.2 Display
Choose ”Menu→ Setup → System → Display” in the Menu interface, the
Display Setup interface is displayed, could modify the display resolution and
channel names, as Figure 5-34 shows.
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Figure 5-34
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Resolution: It means the resolution of video output of HD iDVR. Optional
resolution: 1024×768 、 1280×720 、 1280×1024 、 1920×1080. Default
resolution is 1280×720. It will be valid only after HD iDVR is re-started with
all specifications saved.
UI Transparency: The higher the percentage, the more transparent
device local menu. The value ranges from 0 to 255.
Show OSD Tim: select the ”√” to display time or not when system is
playback.
Show channel name: select the ”√” to display channel name or not
when system is playback.
Show after boot: Set the number of screens displayed after entering the
system.
Color correction setup: Set brightness and contrast and other attributes
of the HD iDVR.
Default : Restore all specifications or parameters of Display setup to be
factory default specifications.
Apply: To save specifications or parameters of common setup.
5.5.5.3 User
Choose ”Menu→Setup→System→User” in the Menu interface, the User
Setup interface is displayed, as Figure 5-35 shows.
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Figure 5-35
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User: List added users. “admin” is super user/administrator, and we
cannot change its privilege, but only its password. Other general users
have no privilege of adding, modifying or deleting.
Privilege: Privilege list of users. It includes PTZ control, playback,
parameter setup, query log, advanced configuration, channel
management, query parameter, backup /shut down/ logout.
Add: To add a new user, which can be only done by super
administrator--admin. Click “Add”, then enter user name and
password, select privilege and save the parameters.
Edit: To change information of users, which can be only done by super
administrator--admin. First, choose a user, click “modify”, then enter
old password and new password, modify privilege, and finally save the
parameters.
Delete: To delete user, which can be only done by super
administrator--admin.
Cancel: Return to former interface.
5.5.5.4 Auto Maintain
Choose ”Menu → Setup → System → Auto Maintain” in the Menu
interface, the Auto Maintain interface is displayed, as Figure 5-36 shows.
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Figure 5-36
User can themselves set the system to be automatically rebooted.
Automatically rebooting system can be set in a fixed time periodically. Click
OK to save after finishing the setup or click Cancel otherwise.
5.5.5.5 Restore Default
Choose ”Menu→ Setup →System →Default” in the Menu interface, the
Default Setup interface is displayed, as Figure 5-37 shows.
Figure 5-37
According to user selection, you can set the parameters of restore
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default for “General Settings”, “User manage”, “Channel configuration”,
“Record Setup” and “NetWork” and other parameters.
5.5.5.6 Upgrade
Choose ”Menu→Setup→System→Upgrade” in the Menu interface, the
Upgrade Setup interface is displayed, as Figure 5-38 shows.
Figure 5-38
If the device have detected upgrade files in the U disk, the related
information of upgrade package (number, name, size, date) will be
displayed.
U disk Upgrade steps: Copy the upgrade file (named should be the
format update_HD iDVR.tgz) to the root directory of U disk, connect this U
disk to the device's USB port, if did not display the upgrade file in the
list ,please refresh the interface ( If the upgrade package still cannot be
searched out , please check whether the USB port connect well with the U
disk , and also check whether the upgrade file name is correct). After the
upgrade file appears, select the upgrade file, click the "upgrading" and
begin to upgrade; If you don't want to upgrade, click cancel to return.
Note: During the upgrading process, please do not cut off the power or
take off your U disk. After the upgrading, your system will restart
automatically. (This process will takes about 3 to 5 minutes.) Here, we
advice you to restore factory Settings after the upgrading.
5.5.5.7 Channel Config
Choose ”Menu → Setup → System → Channel Config” in the Menu
interface, the Channel Config interface is displayed, configure each
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channel properties, selected as AHD channel or channel IP camera, modify
the restart after the entry into force, as Figure 5-39 shows.
Figure 5-39
If the device have detected upgrade files in the U disk, the related
information of upgrade package (number, name, size, date) will be
displayed.
5.5.5.8 PTZ Setup
Choose ”Menu→Setup→System→PTZ Setup” in the Menu interface, the
PTZ Setup interface is displayed, as Figure 5-40 shows.
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Figure 5-40
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Channel: Select the current camera channel.
Protocol: Select corresponding PTZ protocol(such as PELCOD).
Address: Default address is 1.
Baud rate: Select corresponding baud rate. Default value is 2400.
Data bits: Select corresponding data bits. Default value is 8.
Stop bits: Select corresponding stop bits. Default value is 1.
Parity: There are three options: odd/even/none. Default setup is none. 。
Default: Restore parameters of PTZ Setup to be default ones.
Copy: After you complete the setup, you can click Copy button to
copy current setup to other channel(s).
Save: Save parameters of current interface.
Cancel: Return to the former interface.
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6.1 Active X install
To make sure HD iDVR connects to Internet successfully, open IE
Browser, input required IP address, the default setting is 192.168.1.168, and
then the Active X will be downloaded and installed automatically
Notice: 1.For WIN 7, could have problems for backup and recording, if so,
please check the Admin setting, procedure as follows:
WIN7-1
WIN7-2
2.The Active X can't be loaded? Please adjust the security level and
firewall setting to the lowest, and make some adjustment to IE as well:
Tool-Internet Option- Custom level-ActiveX- enable all the options below
ActiveX and click OK! Finally, the Active X will be downloaded and installed
automatically, please refer to the Figure 6-1.
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Figure 6-1
6.2 IE Login
After the plug-in is installed, login interface as below Figure 6-2, entering
the user name and password. The default user name is admin, and the
password is 12345, click the login then can remote login.
Figure 6-2
6.3 IE Login Interface
After logining the client sucessfully, entering live preview interface and
video connection automatically. The interface as below Figure 6-3:
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Figure 6-3
1.System Menu. Including Live Video Record Setting, Local Setting and
Logout.
2.Real-time Monitoring Channel. Open/Close Preview, Local Video and
Photograph.
Mark
Specification
CH1-CH16
Preview Channel.
Open or close corresponding preview channel.
Click the button, begin recording, the video saves in
computer hard disk.
Click the button, capture images, the picture saves in
computer hard disk.
3.Open/Close All Channeles Preview Image
Mark
Specification
Open all preview channeles.
Close all preview channeles.
4.display modes to choose. The left is the preview window in full screen,in
this display mode,right-click and select "retreat”.
5.Preview Window Switch. from left to right are: Single Channel, Four
Channel, Six Channel, Eight Channel, Nine Channel, Sixteen Channel.
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6.4 Basic Setup
6.4.1 System
6.4.1.1 Common
Figure 6-4
Figure 6-4, setting up the current system time of device, date, system
language, display resolution and other information.
Parameter
Specification
System Time
Default
language
Set up the system time of device than saving.
Set up the device language, you can change the
language as you need.
Can be set to automatically overwrite when the hard
disk is full.
Reserved.
The video standard of device must be same with the
IPC.
1080P and VGA output resolution of device can be
set.
Lock time of local time can be set , the time is 1-120
minutes.
Record Model
Device ID
Video
Standard
Resolution
Standby time
6.4.1.2 Network
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Figure 6-5
Figure 6-5, the IP address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS, TCP port, Data
port, HTTP port and related parameters of the device can be set by the
interface.
Related parameters setting consistent with HD iDVR client; The IP
address effects at once after you modify, don’t need restart HD iDVR
device.
6.4.1.3 User
Figure 6-6
Figure 6-6, you can add or delete user, modify the information and
rights of user by the interface; Related parameters setting consistent with HD
iDVR client.
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6.4.1.4 SMTP Setup
Figure 6-7
Figure 6-7, when alarm message appears, mails can be sent to
designated mail address through the setup of this page. The relevant
parameters should be set up the same with the HD iDVR port.
6.4.1.5 Ftp
Figure 6-9
Figure 6-8, you need to download or buy FTP service tool (such as Ser-U
FTP SERVER) to establish FTP service, the relevant parameters setup should
be the same with the HD iDVR.
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6.4.1.6 PTZ
Figure 6-9
Figure 6-9, you can set PTZ channel, protocol, address, baud rate, etc.
The relevant parameters setup should be the same with the HD iDVR.
6.4.1.7 Channel Configuration
Figure 6-10
Figure 6-10, configure each channel properties, selected as AHD
channel or channel IP camera, modify the restart after the entry into force,
the relevant parameters setup should be the same with the HD iDVR.
6.4.1.8 DDNS Setup
Figure 6-11
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Figure 6-11, the HD iDVR can be set up remotely via domain name
through this interface and the relevant parameters setup should be the
same with the HD iDVR port.
6.4.1.9 P2P Configure
Figure 6-9
Figure 6-12, the P2P function of HD iDVR can be enable in this page, the
relevant parameters setup should be the same with the HD iDVR.
6.4.1.10 Volume
Figure 6-13
Figure 6-13, through this page you can adjust the volume of local HD
iDVR size, the relevant parameters setup should be the same with the HD
iDVR.
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6.4.1.11 UPNP
Figure 6-14
Figure 6-14, it allows you to establish the mapping relationship between
the LAN and the public network, the relevant parameters setup should be
the same with the HD iDVR.
6.4.1.12 PPPOE
Figure 6-15
Figure 6-15, device connects to the internet via PPPoE after reboot. You
can get the IP address in the WAN from the IP address column, the relevant
parameters setup should be the same with the HD iDVR.
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6.4.2 Channel
6.4.2.1 Channel Setup
Figure 6-16
Figure 6-16, you can add or modify channel parameters by channel
configuration interface; Click“search”, you can search IPC device with
Onvif protocol with the same network segment with HD iDVR; Selecting the
channel number on configuration interface, click the IPC information you
search, the channel parameters of the interface will change accordingly,
the setting channel parameter settings will become effective after you click
the “save".
6.4.2.2 Encode
The interface of encoding parameters as below Figure 6-17, relevant
parameters are same with HD iDVR setting.
Figure 6-17
You can get parameters of Main-stream and Sub-stream of IPC device
of channel access (coding mode, resolution, frame rate, the value of the
stream), also can set the value of stream of Main-stream and Sub-stream of
IPC device by the interface.
6.4.2.3 Motion Detection
Motion detection interface is shown in Figure 6-18, the relevant
parameters consistent with HD iDVR-side settings.
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Figure 6-18
The IPC's Main Stream, Sub Stream parameter can be obtained in this
page (Coding mode, Resolution, Frame Rate, Stream Value) the Stream
Value can be adjusted as well.
6.4.3 Rec Setup
6.4.3.1 Common
Rec Setup interface is shown in Figure 6-19.
Figure 6-19
You can set up the channel recording as timetable by the interface,
relevant parameters are same with HD iDVR setting.
6.4.3.2 Playback
Rec Playback interface is shown in Figure 6-20.
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Figure 6-20
After determining the date in this interface, videos of associated
channels can be checked according to the video types. Relevant
parameters should be the same with the HD iDVR port.
6.5 Advance Setup
Click Advance Setup, than you can find Disk, Device Manage, Default,
Log and Version.
6.5.1.1 Disk
You can format the disk (when you use the hard disk to record first time,
you need format the disk first), you can find the information of hard disk(Disk
Number, State, Total capacity, Residual Capacity and Device Type), as
below Figure 6-21.
Figure 6-21
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6.5.1.2 Device Manage
You can restart and update the device of HD iDVR by remoting, as
below Figure 6-22.
Figure 6-22
6.5.1.3 Default
You can restore the default parameters of HD iDVR by remoting, the
method of setting is same with local setting, as below Figure 6-23.
Figure 6-23
6.5.1.4 Log information
You can find specific log information by log query.
Specific steps: Set up the type and time of the journal you need (as
below Figure 6-24, you can recall the calendar to choose the date by
clicking the blank frame of start time and begin time), click “query” to query
the journal, if there has recordings of journal, it will display on list, you can
check all journales by page up/page down.
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Figure 6-24
6.5.1.5 Auto Maintenance
Here you can set auto-reboot time,You can select proper setup from
dropdown list. As below Figure 6-25.
Figure 6-25
6.5.1.6 Version
User can check the version information of the system, including serial
number of product, model number, version number and version date. As
below Figure 6-26.
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Figure 6-26
6.5.1.7 Storage
In Storage configuration, the user can set up the save path of video file
(preview video file) in computer, remote file download and capture image.
as below Figure 6-27.
Figure 6-27
6.5.1.8 Exception
As below Figure 6-28, there are two types: HDD/Network, the relevant
parameters setup should be the same with the HD iDVR.
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Figure 6-28
6.6 Logout
Click the logout icon
, back to the login screen.
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7 Appendix
7.1 Q&A
1. How to do when can’t detect the hard disk?
Answer: If the system does not detect the hard disk, kindly please check the
data line and the power line of hard disk whether are connected well,
whether there is a problem about the interface of hard disk on the
motherboard, or kindly please check hard disk whether is supported by the
HD iDVR in specification.
2. After modifing password, what can you do when you forget the
password?
Answer: When the administrator forget password, kindly please get in touch
with our technical staff. The easy to remember and relatively safe password
is recommended when you set the password (if you have security needs,
kindly please don’t try to set simple passwords such as 123).
3. what results will maybe happen due to the heat when HD iDVR is working?
Answer: It will produce some heat when HD iDVR is working, kindly please
put the HD iDVR in the place where is safe and ventilated to stop the
stability and life of the system be affected due to long-term high
temperature of HD iDVR.
4. Whether can use if i install the hard disk drive of computer to HD iDVR?
Answer: If the hard disk you use can be supported by the system of HD iDVR,
it can work, but you need note, if the HD iDVR begins to work, all datas in
your hard disk will loss.
5. Whether can playback when recording?
Answer: Yes.
6. Whether can remove a part of video recordings of hard disk of HD iDVR?
Answer: Considering the security of document, you can’t remove a part of
video recording, if you need remove all video recordings, you can format
the hard disk.
7. Why can’t login to HD iDVR client?
Answer: Kindly please check configuration of network connection whether
is right, connection of RJ-45 interface whether is fine, if also can’t work,
kindly please check whether the user name and password are right.
8. Why can’t find any recording information when playback?
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Answer: Kindly please check whether the connection of data line of hard
disk is good, whether the time of system is changed, whether the query
condition that is setted can’t save video files. If also have the question after
restarting, kindly please check whether the hard disk is damaged.
7.2 Maintenance
1. When DVR shutdowns, kindly please don’t turn off the power switch
directly, should use the shutdown button of system to avoid data loss or
damage of the hard disk.
2. Ensure DVR away from high temperature heat source and place.
3. Remove the dust deposited in the body timing, keep the good
ventilation around chassis, it is good for radiating.
4. About the audio/video signal line and RS-485 interfaces, kindly please
don’t hot swap, or these port will be damaged easily.
5. Check the HDD power cable and data cable of the HD iDVR regularly
and look whether they are aging.
6. Avoid the audio/video signal effected by other circuits and devices as
much as possible, prevent the hard disk damaged by electrostatic or
induced voltage.
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