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Everfocus EMV400FHD Owner Manual
EMV400 FHD
4 Channels 1080p Full HD Mobile DVR
User’s Manual
Copyright © EverFocus Electronics Corp.
Release Date: December, 2016
EVERFOCUS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
EMV400 FHD
1080p Full HD Mobile DVR
User’s Manual
 1995-2016 EverFocus Electronics Corp.
www.everfocus.com.tw
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is subject to change without notice.
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Safety Precautions
 Refer all work related to the installation of this product to qualified service personnel or
system installers.
 Do not block the ventilation openings or slots on the cover.
 Do not drop metallic parts through slots. This could permanently damage the appliance.
Turn the power off immediately and contact qualified service personnel for service.
 Do not attempt to disassemble the appliance. To prevent electric shock, do not remove
screws or covers. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Contact qualified service
personnel for maintenance. Handle the appliance with care. Do not strike or shake, as this
may damage the appliance.
 Do not expose the appliance to water or moisture, nor try to operate it in wet areas. Do
take immediate action if the appliance becomes wet. Turn the power off and refer servicing
to qualified service personnel. Moisture may damage the appliance and also may cause
electric shock.
 Do not use strong or abrasive detergents when cleaning the appliance body. Use a dry cloth
to clean the appliance when it is dirty. When the dirt is hard to remove, use a mild
detergent and wipe gently.
 Do not overload outlets and extension cords as this may result in a risk of fire or electric
shock.
 Do not operate the appliance beyond its specified temperature, humidity or power source
ratings. Do not use the appliance in an extreme environment where high temperature or
high humidity exists. Use the mobile DVR at temperatures within -40°C~55°C / -40°F~131°F
(Storage). The input power source is between 9V DC and 36V DC.

Read Instructions
All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the unit is operated.

Retain Instructions
The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.

Heed Warnings
All warnings on the unit and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
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
Follow Instructions
All operating and use instructions should be followed.

Cleaning
Unplug the unit from the outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners, abrasive or
aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

Attachments
Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may
cause hazards.

Water and Moisture
Do not use this unit near water-for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or
laundry tub, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, in an unprotected outdoor
installation, or any area which is classified as a wet location.

Servicing
Do not attempt to service this unit by yourself as opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel.

Power Cord Protection
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched
by items placed upon or against them, playing particular attention to cords and plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.

Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into this unit through openings as they may touch
dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind on the unit.

RTC (Real Time Clock) Battery
When encounter failure of time calibration of your DVR, the issue may be caused by
running-out of RTC battery. Users will have to change the RTC battery on the main board
of the Mobile DVR.
ATTENTION! This is a class A product which may cause radio interference in a domestic
environment; in this case, the user may be urged to take adequate measures.
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Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
•Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
•Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the users’ authority to operate this equipment.
This Product is RoHS compliant.
WEEE
Your EverFocus product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and
components which can be recycled and reused. This symbol means that electrical and
electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from your
household waste. Please, dispose of this equipment at your local community waste
collection/recycling centre. In the European Union there are separate collection systems
for used electrical and electronic product.
Please, help us to conserve the environment we live in!
The information in this manual was current upon publication. The manufacturer reserves the right to
revise and improve his products. Therefore, all specifications are subject to change without prior
notice. Manufacturer is not responsible for misprints or typographical errors.
Please read this manual carefully before installing and using this unit. Be sure to keep it handy for
later reference.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.
2.
Introduction................................................................................................................... 1
1.1
Features .......................................................................................................................... 3
1.2
Packing List ...................................................................................................................... 4
1.3
Optional Accessories ....................................................................................................... 4
1.4
Front Panel ...................................................................................................................... 5
1.5
Rear Panel ....................................................................................................................... 6
Getting Started .............................................................................................................. 8
2.1
Installation ...................................................................................................................... 8
2.1.1 Mounting..................................................................................................................... 9
2.2
Hard Disk Installation .................................................................................................... 12
2.3
SD Card Installation ....................................................................................................... 14
2.4
Vehicle Connection ....................................................................................................... 16
2.4.1 Connecting to a Truck with 24 VDC .......................................................................... 16
2.4.2 Connecting to a Car with 12 VDC .............................................................................. 17
2.5
Basic Connection ........................................................................................................... 18
2.5.1 Power Harness Cable ................................................................................................ 19
2.5.2 Video Cable / Power-Out Cable ................................................................................ 20
2.5.3 Audio Cable ............................................................................................................... 21
2.5.4 D-Sub Cable ............................................................................................................... 22
2.6
Monitor Connection...................................................................................................... 23
2.7
Turning On / Off the Power .......................................................................................... 23
2.8
Accessing the Mobile DVR ............................................................................................ 24
2.9
Connecting the Mobile DVR to the Network ................................................................ 29
2.9.1 Router or LAN Connection ........................................................................................ 29
2.9.2 Direct High-Speed Connection .................................................................................. 32
2.9.3 One-to-One Connection............................................................................................ 33
3.
General Operation ....................................................................................................... 37
3.1
USB Mouse Operation .................................................................................................. 37
3.1.1 How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio Out ........................................................... 37
3.1.2 OSD Root Menu ........................................................................................................ 38
3.1.3 Field Input Options.................................................................................................... 38
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3.2
General Operation ........................................................................................................ 40
3.2.1 Login .......................................................................................................................... 40
3.2.2 Forget Your Password ............................................................................................... 41
3.2.3 Camera Selection ...................................................................................................... 41
3.2.4 Audio Selection ......................................................................................................... 42
4.
OSD Root Menu ........................................................................................................... 43
4.1
PTZ................................................................................................................................. 45
4.1.1 Express Control of PTZ .............................................................................................. 47
4.2
Layout Switching ........................................................................................................... 48
4.3
Channel Switching ......................................................................................................... 48
4.4
Display ........................................................................................................................... 49
4.5
Sequence ....................................................................................................................... 51
4.6
Zoom ............................................................................................................................. 51
4.7
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or FTP ............................................. 53
4.8
Logout ........................................................................................................................... 56
4.8.1 Temporarily Logout ................................................................................................... 57
5.
Search and Playback..................................................................................................... 59
5.1
Quick Playback .............................................................................................................. 59
5.2
Playback Bar .................................................................................................................. 60
5.3
Searching the Recordings for Playing Back ................................................................... 62
5.3.1 Time Search............................................................................................................... 62
5.3.2 Event Search ............................................................................................................. 63
5.3.3 Snapshot Search........................................................................................................ 64
6.
System ......................................................................................................................... 66
6.1
Express .......................................................................................................................... 68
6.2
Camera .......................................................................................................................... 69
6.2.1 Basic Setting .............................................................................................................. 69
6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio....................................................................................... 71
6.2.2 Adjust Setting ............................................................................................................ 72
6.2.2.1 eZ Controller (Control Camera OSD Setting from DVR End).......................... 73
6.3
Record & Playback ........................................................................................................ 74
6.3.1 Record ....................................................................................................................... 74
6.3.2 Playback .................................................................................................................... 75
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6.4
Event ............................................................................................................................. 76
6.4.1 Alarm ......................................................................................................................... 76
6.4.2 Video Loss ................................................................................................................. 79
6.4.3 Motion....................................................................................................................... 81
6.4.4 GPS Event .................................................................................................................. 84
6.4.5 G-Sensor Event .......................................................................................................... 86
6.4.6 Other ......................................................................................................................... 88
6.5
Hard Disk ....................................................................................................................... 97
6.5.1 Disk ............................................................................................................................ 97
6.5.2 SD Card ...................................................................................................................... 98
6.5.3 Lock/Format .............................................................................................................. 99
6.6
Display Setting............................................................................................................. 100
6.6.1 Monitor OSD ........................................................................................................... 100
6.6.2 Monitor Sequence .................................................................................................. 101
6.7
Network Settings......................................................................................................... 102
6.7.1 LAN .......................................................................................................................... 102
6.7.2 Wireless................................................................................................................... 105
6.7.3 Mobile ..................................................................................................................... 107
6.7.4 Email........................................................................................................................ 108
6.7.5 DDNS ....................................................................................................................... 109
6.7.6 FTP ........................................................................................................................... 115
6.7.7 Alarm Server ........................................................................................................... 116
6.7.8 Remote/Mobile ....................................................................................................... 117
6.7.9 Network Test ........................................................................................................... 118
6.7.10 Xfleet ................................................................................................................... 119
6.8
Schedule Setting ......................................................................................................... 120
6.8.1 Express Setup .......................................................................................................... 120
6.8.2 Holidays ................................................................................................................... 121
6.8.3 Schedule .................................................................................................................. 122
6.9
System Setting ............................................................................................................ 125
6.9.1 Date / Time ............................................................................................................. 125
6.9.2 Daylight Saving ........................................................................................................ 127
6.9.3 User Group .............................................................................................................. 128
6.9.4 User Management .................................................................................................. 130
6.9.5 I/O Control .............................................................................................................. 132
6.9.6 EKB200 Setting ........................................................................................................ 134
6.9.7 Miscellaneous ......................................................................................................... 136
6.10 Information ................................................................................................................. 138
6.10.1 System ................................................................................................................. 138
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6.10.2
7.
Log ....................................................................................................................... 140
Remote Access to the Mobile DVR.............................................................................. 141
7.1
Accessing the Mobile DVR on the Network ................................................................ 141
7.2
Remote Live View ....................................................................................................... 145
7.3
Menu Bar..................................................................................................................... 146
7.3.1 Express .................................................................................................................... 147
7.3.2 Camera .................................................................................................................... 148
7.3.2.1 Basic Setting ................................................................................................. 148
7.3.2.2 Adjust Setting ............................................................................................... 150
7.3.3 Record ..................................................................................................................... 152
7.3.4 Event ....................................................................................................................... 153
7.3.4.1 Alarm ............................................................................................................ 153
7.3.4.2 Video Loss .................................................................................................... 156
7.3.4.3 Motion.......................................................................................................... 157
7.3.4.4 GPS Event ..................................................................................................... 160
7.3.4.5 G-Sensor Event ............................................................................................. 162
7.3.4.6 Other ............................................................................................................ 163
7.3.5 Disk .......................................................................................................................... 172
7.3.5.1 Disk ............................................................................................................... 172
7.3.5.2 SD Card ......................................................................................................... 173
7.3.5.3 Lock/Format ................................................................................................. 174
7.3.6 Display Setting......................................................................................................... 175
7.3.6.1 Monitor OSD ................................................................................................ 175
7.3.6.2 M/T SEQ ....................................................................................................... 176
7.3.7 Network .................................................................................................................. 177
7.3.7.1 LAN ............................................................................................................... 177
7.3.7.2 Wireless ........................................................................................................ 180
7.3.7.3 Mobile .......................................................................................................... 181
7.3.7.4 Email ............................................................................................................. 182
7.3.7.5 DDNS ............................................................................................................ 183
7.3.7.6 FTP ................................................................................................................ 188
7.3.7.7 Alarm Server................................................................................................. 189
7.3.7.8 Remote/Mobile ............................................................................................ 190
7.3.7.9 Xfleet ............................................................................................................ 191
7.3.8 Schedule .................................................................................................................. 192
7.3.8.1 Express Setup ............................................................................................... 192
7.3.8.2 Holiday ......................................................................................................... 193
7.3.8.3 Schedule ....................................................................................................... 194
7.3.9 System Setting ........................................................................................................ 197
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7.3.9.1 Date/Time .................................................................................................... 197
7.3.9.2 Daylight Saving ............................................................................................. 199
7.3.9.3 User Group ................................................................................................... 200
7.3.9.4 User Management ....................................................................................... 202
7.3.9.5 I/O Control ................................................................................................... 204
7.3.9.6 EKB200 Setting ............................................................................................. 206
7.3.9.7 Miscellaneous .............................................................................................. 208
7.3.10 Information ......................................................................................................... 209
7.3.10.1 System ........................................................................................................ 209
7.3.10.2 Log .............................................................................................................. 210
7.3.11 Copy .................................................................................................................... 211
7.3.12 Search.................................................................................................................. 214
7.3.12.1 Time Search ................................................................................................ 214
7.3.12.2 Event Search............................................................................................... 215
7.3.13 PTZ....................................................................................................................... 217
8.
Specifications ............................................................................................................. 219
9.
Troubleshooting......................................................................................................... 221
Appendix A: Network Overview ......................................................................................... 222
Appendix B: Linksys & D-Link Port Forwarding ................................................................... 226
Appendix C: Timing of Alarm Modes .................................................................................. 230
Appendix D: Express Setup Recording Value Selection Rules .............................................. 233
Appendix E: IR Remote Control .......................................................................................... 235
Appendix F: RTSP URL Syntax............................................................................................. 236
Appendix G: Tested Card Brands ........................................................................................ 239
Appendix H: Recording Backup through EF-Reader............................................................. 240
Appendix I: Auto HDD Retry Mechanism ............................................................................ 241
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
Chapter
1
1. Introduction
The latest EverFocus digital video recorder generation is based on H.264 compression technology,
resulting in enhanced recording capacity and improved network image transmission speed with
high image quality. The 1080p full HD mobile DVR EMV400 FHD can support 4 channels analog
SD/HD cameras, delivering and recording up to 1080p full HD resolution.
Its comprehensive features along with the embedded 3-axis g-sensor function enable the almost
universal application of this full HD mobile DVR series. It supports various interfaces such as three
USB ports / RS-485 / RS-232 / Panic Button / CAN bus / GPS, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi Antenna. The design
of RCA video/audio outputs at front panel makes your installation easy. You can install one
2.5”hard disk in the HD mobile DVR. You can also install one SD Card for alarm event backup
recording. The User Interface has been specially designed to fit mobile small-sized monitor.
EMV400 FHD is equipped with anti-shock and anti-vibration housing. M12 connectors are also
equipped. The power supply supports voltage regulator, and delay on/off. In addition, the Full HD
mobile DVRs are SAE-J1455, EN50155, E-Mark, CE and FCC certified.
You can use EverFocus Mobile Applications, MobileFocus, to remotely view the camera streams
from the HD mobile DVR through your handheld devices; or use EverFocus Xfleet system for
remote fleet management. You can also use EverFocus EF-Reader to remotely back up recordings
from the HDD/SD card of the mobile DVRs. The full HD mobile DVR is the ideal solution for your
mobile surveillance needs.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
System Diagram
2.5" HDD x 1
HDD Key Lock
FHD
WAN
USB Storage Device
CMS (Client PC)
Mouse
SD Card Slot Function Key Speaker
(reserved)
3G
4G
GPS
Wi-Fi
Main Monitor
(RCA)
Notebook / PC
Main
Monitor
(VGA) Panic Button
PTZ Camera
RS-232 CAN bus
(optional)
Main Monitor (BNC)
Call Monitor
Power Supply
*12VDC Power
Output 1 ~ 4
Audio Input
Analog SD/HD
Camera
* The EMV400 FHD has 4 power output sets (+/-). Each power out set (+/-) provides 12VDC,
500mA power output.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
1.1 Features
•
1080p full HD mobile DVR (supports analog SD / HD cameras)
•
Up to 1080p full HD resolution for recording
•
Dual-stream from H.264 video compression
•
eZ.Controller function: Control camera OSD settings and PTZ operation directly from DVR
end
•
Supports HDD (up to 1TB) or SSD
•
Provides one 1Gb Ethernet port
•
3-axis G-sensor embedded
•
Multiple serial interfaces
•
Internal temperature control (built-in 2 heaters)
•
IR remote control function
•
Aviation (M12) connectors adopted
•
Archives recordings to the USB storage device
•
Supports mobile applications (MobileFocus)
•
Multiple network monitoring: Web viewer, Xfleet (Server System), EF Reader (Windows
Application)
•
Certificates: CE, FCC, EN50155, E-Mark, SAE-J1455 (shock & vibration only)**
•
3G, 4G LTE function / GPS function / Wi-Fi function (Optional) *
* Requires an external 3G / 4G / GPS / Wi-Fi antenna, please refer to 1.3 Optional Accessories.
** To meet the EN50155 standard, the Z-type mounting bracket is required; to meet the SAEJ1455 standard, the anti-vibration mounting bracket is required. Please refer to 2.1.1
Mounting for more details.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
1.2 Packing List
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
FHD Mobile DVR x 1
HDD Tray (with two HDD lock keys and 8 screws packed inside the tray) x 1 (see 2.2 Hard
Disk Installation)
Mounting Bracket (you can use either bracket to mount the MDVR to the vehicle, please
order either one you preferred before shipping. The two types of mounting bracket cannot
be used simultaneously. See 2.1.1 Mounting for more details.
- Z-Type Bracket x 2 (includes Long Screw with washers x 4; Short Screw with washers x 4)
Note: To meet the EN50155 standard, Z-Type Bracket is required.
- Anti-Vibration Bracket x 1 (already installed on the mobile DVR)
Note: To meet the SAE-J1455 standard, Anti-Vibration Bracket is required.
IR Remote Control (with two AAA batteries. See Note 4) x 1
Power Harness Cable x 1
Video Cable x 1 (see 2.5.2 Video Cable / Power-Out Cable)
Audio Cable x 1 (see 2.5.3 Audio Cable)
D-Sub Cable x 1 (see 2.5.4 D-Sub Cable)
Power-Out Cable x1 (see 2.5.2 Video Cable / Power-Out Cable)
CD x 1 (Please see Note 3.)
Quick Installation Guide x 1
Note:
1. Equipment configurations and supplied accessories vary by country. Please consult your
local EverFocus office or agents for more information. Please also keep the shipping carton
for possible future use.
2. Contact the shipper if any items appear to have been damaged in the shipping process.
3. The CD contains the IP Utility software, User Manual and Quick Installation Guide.
4. Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries
according to the instructions.
a. Use only two AAA dry cell batteries.
b. Do not dispose of the batteries in a fire as it may explode.
1.3 Optional Accessories
•
•
•
•
3G Antenna: For using 3G network function
4G Antenna: For using 4G LTE network function (LTE frequency bands differ among regions)
GPS Antenna: For using GPS function
Wi-Fi Antenna: For using Wi-Fi function
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
1.4 Front Panel
FHD
1
2
4
3
5
6
7
8
9
1
10
No. Name
Description
1
USB2.0 Port
Three USB2.0 ports for connecting to the USB storage device or mouse.
2
HDD Drive Tray
Install a 2.5” HDD for recording.
3
SD Card Slot
Insert a SD / SDHC card (up to 32GB) for alarm event backup recording
(see 2.3 SD Card Installation). To see the SD card info, see 6.5.2 SD
Card. To enable the SD card function, see 6.4.1 Alarm. You can also see
Appendix G for tested card brands.
4
Function Key
This Function key is currently reserved.
5
IR Receiver
Receives data from the infrared remote control.
• Alarm: Turns on when the connected alarm I/O is triggered; turns
off when the alarm I/O stops being triggered.
• GPS: Turns on continuously when the mobile DVR is receiving GPS
data.
6
System LEDs
• System Fail: Turns off when system is acting normally. Turns on
when these events occur: System Clock Error / Fan Fail / Disk
Temperature Over / Disk Fail / Disk Off / Network Loss.
• Heater: Blinks when heater on; off blinking when heater off.
• HD R/W: Blinks when the HDD is reading or writing.
• Power: Turns on continuously when the power is supplied. Blinks
when Battery power error occurs (lower than 9V or higher than
36V) or 12VDC power supply error.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
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Main Monitor
RCA video output for connecting to a monitor for live view, playback
and displaying OSD.
Note this mobile DVR has three Main Monitor outputs (one on the
front panel and the other two on the rear panel). All of the Main
Monitor ports can be connected simultaneously.
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HDD Key Lock
Lock and unlock the HDD tray.
9
Audio Out
RCA audio output for connecting to the speakers. The audio output
only works during playback. Speakers with a (built-in) amplifier and
external power supply are required.
10
Ethernet Port
One RJ-45 port for connecting to the network.
1.5 Rear Panel
1
7
No. Name
2
8
3
9
4
5
10
11
6
12
Description
Connects to the 3G or 4G Antenna for using 3G / 4G LTE
function.
Connects to the 4G Antenna for using 4G LTE function. Note that
the 4G function is required to use both Antenna 1 and 2.
1
Antenna 1 (3G/4G)
2
Antenna 2 (4G)
3
Antenna 3 (GPS)
Connects to the GPS Antenna for using GPS function.
4
Antenna 4 (Wi-Fi)
Connects to the Wi-Fi antenna for using Wi-Fi function.
5
Main Monitor (VGA)
VGA video output for connecting to the main monitor for live
view, playback and displaying OSD.
D-Sub Connector
D-Sub connector for connecting to the Alarm I/O, RS-232 (CAN
bus) or RS-485 devices (such as analog PTZ cameras). For details,
please refer to 2.5.4 D-Sub Cable.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
7
Main Monitor (BNC)
BNC video output for connecting to the main monitor for live
view, playback and displaying OSD.
Note the mobile DVR has 3 Main Monitor outputs (one on the
front panel and the other 2 on the rear panel). All of the Main
Monitor ports can be connected simultaneously.
8
Call Monitor (BNC)
BNC video output for connecting to the call monitor for
displaying the live view.
9
Audio Input
D-Sub connector for connecting to the supplied Audio Cable. For
details, please refer to 2.5.3 Audio Cable. Microphones with a
(built-in) amplifier and external power supply are required.
M12 connector for connecting to the supplied Video Cable. You
can then connect analog HD / SD cameras to the Video Cable.
Note:
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Video Input
1. The mobile DVR can automatically configure itself as NTSC or
PAL. To do this, connect a camera to any channel of the
mobile DVR. The mobile DVR will detect the first connected
camera format (NTSC or PAL) and then automatically
configure itself to the detected format from the first
connected camera. For example, if the format of the first
connected camera is NTSC, the mobile DVR will configure
itself to NTSC format.
2. All video inputs are compatible with all resolution types of
cameras, including 1080p, 720p and D1 cameras (HD-TVI /
HD-CVI / HD-SDI cameras are not supported). You can
connect any types of cameras to the desired channels.
11
DC Power Input
12
12VDC Power Outputs
Power harness cable for connecting to 9 ~ 36VDC power source.
For details, please refer to 2.5.1 Power Harness Cable.
12VDC power supply to the connected cameras (supply 12VDC,
500mA per camera). Please refer to 2.5.2 Video Cable / PowerOut Cable.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
Chapter
2
2. Getting Started
2.1 Installation
Before installation, choose a location in the vehicle where it can:
•
Provide convenient access for installing or removing the hard disk
•
Allow air to flow around the fan vents. Inadequate or improper air flow can impede proper
operation of the mobile DVR
Please avoid installing the mobile DVR to the following locations in the vehicle:
•
That is subject to high vibration / sunlight levels
•
That is subject to be drenched of the rain
•
Where passengers can interfere with the mobile DVR
•
Next to a heater duct
The following table lists the recommended location options in the vehicle:
Location
Convenient
Operation
Easy to
Install
Low
Vibration
Good
Air Flow
Bottom of glove box- horizontal mount
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bottom of passenger seat next to the driver
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Underneath bulkhead-horizontal mount
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Front of bulkhead-horizontal mount
Beside deriver seat-horizontal mount
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Note: Do not install the mobile DVR on the floor or on the transmission access hatch. These
locations have the highest levels of vibration and may be subject to water damage.
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EMV400 FHD Mobile DVR
2.1.1
Mounting
You can use the provided mounting bracket in the package to mount the mobile DVR inside
the vehicle. Two mounting types are available, Support-Mount and Suspend-Mount.
Interface
Interface
Support-Mount
Suspend-Mount
If the mounting bracket you ordered is a Z-Type Bracket, both of the above two mounting
types are supported. Please note that to meet the EN50155 standard for the mobile DVR, the
Z-Type Bracket is required to be used.
If the mounting bracket you ordered is an Anti-Vibration Bracket, only the Support-Mount is
supported. Please note that to meet the SAE-J1455 standard for the mobile DVR, the AntiVibration Bracket is required to be used.
Z-Type Bracket
Anti-Vibration Bracket
EN50155 Standard
Yes
-
SAE-J1455 Standard
-
Yes
Support-Mount
Yes
Yes
Suspend-Mount
Yes
-
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Dimensions and Installation
 To install the mobile DVR onto a surface using Z-Type Brackets:
With Z-Type Bracket
73mm/2.866"
272mm/10.709"
1.
Attach the supplied two Z-Type Brackets to the Fixing Bracket on the mobile DVR. Use the
supplied four Short Screws with washers to screw the Z-Type Brackets to the Fixing
Bracket.
Fixing Bracket
2.
Z-Type Bracket
Screw the mobile DVR to the surface using the supplied four Long Screws with washers.
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 To install the mobile DVR onto a surface using Anti-Vibration Bracket:
229.6mm/9"
207.4mm/8.2"
.2"
Ø0
/
mm
235.7mm/9.3"
218mm/8.6"
192mm/7.6"
178mm/7"
50mm/1.969"
136.3mm/5.4"
63.4mm/2.5"
.5
Ø5
The Anti-Vibration Bracket is already installed on the mobile DVR. Users need to prepare four
screws to screw the mobile DVR onto a surface. The screw diameter on the Anti-Vibration
Bracket is Ø5.5mm / Ø0.2”.
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2.2 Hard Disk Installation
The mobile DVRs supply with a 2.5” HDD tray for inserting a Hard Disk for video recordings.
Please follow the steps below to install the Hard Disk.
Note: The mobile DVR does not support hot swap for the hard disk. Ensure to power off the
mobile DVR before removing the hard disk. Also ensure to remove the hard disk only after
the power was completely shut off. This would protect and extend the operating life of the
hard disk.
1. Make sure the mobile DVR is powered-off, and unlock the HDD Tray using the supplied key.
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Locked
Unlocked
2. To install the HDD, press the Release Latch to the right, and the Locking Arm will pop up.
Locking Arm
Release Latch
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3. Gently pull out the Locking Arm to take out the HDD tray.
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Locking Arm
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4. Take out the supplied HDD screw pack inside the HDD Tray, insert a HDD in the HDD Tray and
then screw the HDD to the tray with the supplied 8 screws.
5. Insert the HDD Tray into the drive bay and close the Locking Arm until you hear a click.
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6. Lock the HDD Tray before you power on the mobile DVR.
Locked
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2.3 SD Card Installation
The mobile DVRs provide SD card function for Alarm event backup recording. Please follow the
steps below to install the SD Card. Up to 32 GB SD / SDHC cards are supported (see Appendix G
Tested Card Brands).
1. On the front panel of the mobile DVR, unscrew the SD card protection plate.
2. Lift up the SD card protection plate and then insert a SD card.
3. Screw back the SD card protection plate. The SD card installation is now complete.
The Mobile DVR will automatically detect when a new SD card has been inserted and the below
SD card format message will pop-up. Click Yes to format the SD card. The formatting process will
take about 30 ~ 60 seconds. Note that only the formatted SD card can be used for alarm event
backup recording function.
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After installing the SD Card, it’s recommended to enable the Record Overwrite function. The
Record Overwrite function enables the mobile DVR to overwrite the recordings when the card
space is full. If Record Overwrite is not enabled, the alarm event backup recording to the SD card
will stop when card space is full. The mobile DVR will automatically pop-up a “SD Card Disk Full”
message for notification. Users will have to replace a new SD card; or backup the SD card
recordings and then erase (format) the recordings to resume the alarm event backup recording
function.
To enable the Record Overwrite function, please go to the OSD menu: System < Record &
Playback < Record.
To remove the SD card, please go to the OSD menu: System < Disk < SD Card, and click the
Unmount SD button. Then you can safely remove the SD card from the mobile DVR.
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2.4 Vehicle Connection
The mobile DVR supports input power voltage between 9 VDC ~ 36 VDC. You can install the
mobile DVR in all kinds of vehicles support the above power voltage. The diagrams below are
examples to illustrate the connection inside car / truck with 12 VDC / 24 VDC.
2.4.1
Connecting to a Truck with 24 VDC
Glove box (inside or underneath)
Driver’s seat (between the seat and the back panel) or underneath the Passenger seat
ACC
C On
Lock
r
Powe
AC
+
IGN (Yellow)
Power Harness Cable
Vehicle Battery
24V
-
Relay (24V)
24V+ (Red)
GND (Black)
Fuse (15A)
Note:
1. If the car is without an ignition key, please connect the IGN (yellow) wire directly or
via a switch to the vehicle battery.
2. It is suggested to use a relay in the installation. Otherwise, the mobile DVR will always
draw the power from the vehicle battery.
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2.4.2
Connecting to a Car with 12 VDC
Glove box (inside or underneath)
Trunk
Driver seat (between the seat and side panel)
Passenger seat (underneath)
ACC
C On
Lock
r
Powe
AC
+
IGN (Yellow)
Power Harness Cable
Vehicle Battery
12V
-
Relay (12V)
12V+ (Red)
GND (Black)
Fuse (15A)
Note:
1. If the car is without an ignition key, please connect the IGN (yellow) wire directly or
via a switch to the vehicle battery.
2. It is suggested to use a relay in the installation. Otherwise, the mobile DVR will always
draw the power from the vehicle battery.
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2.5 Basic Connection
After installing the mobile DVR in the vehicle, you can start connecting the mobile DVR to the
external devices. The instructions below describe the basic connection to the mobile DVRs. For
details on cable connections, please refer to the following sections.
Front View
Rear View
FHD
1
2.5" HDD
2
3
4
5
Mouse
6
WAN
Main Monitor
NB / PC
8
7
Video Cable
Audio Cable Audio Input
9
Power Harness Cable
Speaker
CMS (Client PC)
Analog SD/HD
Camera
Power Supply
1. To record videos, insert a 2.5” HDD to the HDD tray. Remember to lock the HDD Key Lock
after inserting the HDD or the recording will not start (see 2.2 Hard Disk Installation).
2. To control the system, connect a mouse to the mobile DVR or use the supplied IR Remote
Control.
3. To view videos, connect a monitor to the RCA port using the RCA cable supplied by the
monitor manufacturer. You can also connect other video out ports, please refer to 2.6
Monitor Connection.
4. To listen to audio of video source, connect a speaker to the Audio-out RCA socket. Note that
the speaker with a (built-in) amplifier and external power is required.
5. To manage the mobile DVR over network, use a standard RJ-45 cable to connect the mobile
DVR to the network.
Note: The mobile DVRs feature Wi-Fi/3G/4G function. You can optionally connect
Wi-Fi/3G/4G module and antenna to the mobile DVR for networking.
6. Connect the cameras to the mobile DVR using the supplied Video Cable. Please refer to 2.5.2
Video Cable / Power-Out Cable. (Note HD-TVI/HD-CVI/HD-SDI cameras are not supported.)
7. To power on the cameras, connect the power inputs of the cameras to the 12VDC power
outputs of the mobile DVR using the supplied Power-Out Cable, please refer to 2.5.2 Video
Cable / Power-Out Cable.
8. Connect the audio input devices to the mobile DVR using the supplied Audio Cable. Please
refer to 2.5.3 Audio Cable.
9. Connect the supplied Power Harness Cable to the power supply in the vehicle for powering
the mobile DVR. For details on vehicle connection, please refer to 2.4 Vehicle Connection.
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2.5.1
Power Harness Cable
You can connect the mobile DVR to a power source between 9 VDC ~ 36 VDC.
Power Input
IGN (Yellow)
Power Harness Cable
DC Power In (Red)
9 VDC ~ 36 VDC
Pins on Power Cable
GND (Black)
Pin Assignment
No.
1
2
3
4
Color
Red
Red
Red
Black
Description
DC Power Input
DC Power Input
DC Power Input
GND
No.
5
6
7
Color
Black
Black
Yellow
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Description
GND
GND
IGN
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2.5.2
Video Cable / Power-Out Cable
The mobile DVRs have 1 Video In port for connecting 4 analog cameras using the supplied
Video Cable. (Note that HD-TVI / HD-CVI / HD-SDI cameras are not supported.)
The Video Cable is labeled with VIN 1~ VIN 4.
Video Input
Port
Power-Out
Cable 1 ~ 4
Video Cable
Camera 1 ~ 4
You can also use the supplied Power-Out Cable to power on the connected cameras. One
Power-Out Cable provides four set of power output wires (+/-). Each set of power output
wires provides 12VDC, 500mA power.
- (black)
+ (black with white stripe)
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2.5.3 Audio Cable
The mobile DVRs have 1 Audio In port for connecting 4 microphones using the supplied Audio
Cable. The Audio Cable is labeled with AIN 1~ AIN 4. Microphones with a (built-in) amplifier
and external power supply are required.
Audio Input
Audio Cable
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2.5.4
D-Sub Cable
You can connect the mobile DVR to the Alarm I/O, RS-232 (CAN bus) or RS-485 devices using
the supplied D-Sub Cable. The mobile DVR provides 4 alarm inputs / 2 alarm outputs / 3 RS232 / 1 RS-485 connections.
D-Sub Cable
1
10
19
9
18
26
Pins on D-Sub Cable
Pin
Pin Assignment
1
N.O. 1
2
COM 1
3
N.C. 1
Alarm
Output
4
N.O. 2
5
COM 2
6
N.C. 2
7
RS-232 Tx #1
8
RS-232 Rx #1
D-Sub
9
GND
RS-232 Tx/Rx #1 (D-Sub)
RS-232 Tx/Rx #2 (yellow wires)
RS-232 Tx/Rx #3 (green wires)
RS-485 (blue wires)
GND (black wires)
Alarm In 1 ~ 8 (white wires)
Alarm Out 1 (gray wires)
Alarm Out 2 (purple wires)
26 Pins on D-Sub Cable
Pin
Pin Assignment
10
Alarm in 1
11
Alarm in 2
12
Alarm in 3
13
Alarm Alarm in 4
Input
14
Alarm in 5
15
Alarm in 6
16
Alarm in 7
17
Alarm in 8
22
Pin
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Pin Assignment
GND
RS-232 Tx #2
RS-232 Rx #2
GND
RS-232 Tx #3
RS-232 Rx #3
GND
RS-485
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2.6 Monitor Connection
The mobile DVRs have 3 Main Monitor ports and 1 Call Monitor port. You can connect the
monitors to the BNC, VGA or RCA Main Monitor and BNC Call Monitor ports of the mobile DVR.
All of the Main and Call Monitor ports can be used simultaneously.
The configuration can only be operated on the Main Monitors, and the 3 Main Monitor outputs
have the identical functionality.
Make sure that the connected monitor's specifications comply with these resolution requirements.
Front Panel
Rear Panel
FHD
RCA Cable
BNC Cable
BNC Cable
VGA Cable
Call Monitor
Main Monitor
Main Monitor
Main Monitor
2.7 Turning On / Off the Power
Before powering on the mobile DVR, please make sure the internal HDD have been installed
properly. Once you have completed the basic cable connections, you are ready to turn on the
mobile DVR. Simply plug in the power source. The POWER LED will light up if power is normal.
Once the system has finished loading, you can begin to set up the menu options for the mobile
DVR.
To turn off the power, please go to OSD Root Menu > System Setting > Miscellaneous setting
page, and click Shutdown (refer to 6.9.7 Miscellaneous). After the message pops up as below,
you can now turn off the power source.
Note that when the mobile DVR is placed in an environment where the temperature is very low
(for example, -40°C, the mobile DVR will NOT turn on immediately.)
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2.8
Accessing the Mobile DVR
You can look up the IP address and access the Web interface of the DVR using the IP Utility (IPU)
program, which is included in the software CD. The IP Utility can also be downloaded from
EverFocus’ Website: http://www.everfocus.com/HQ/Support/DownloadCenter_p1.aspx. Please
connect the DVR on the same LAN of your computer.
1.
Save IP Utility Setup .exe
in your computer. Double click the .exe file and follow the
on‐screen instructions to install the IP Utility.
2.
Click the Finish button, the IP Utility will be automatically launched to search the IP devices
connected on the same LAN.
3.
To optionally configure the Machine Name, IP Address, IP Type or Port Number using the IPU:
a. Log in the DVR by checking the desired model and then click the Log in
in dialog box appears.
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b. Type the Username and Password. Click the OK button, the status of the selected camera
will display Login.
Note:
1. The default user ID is admin and the default password is 11111111.
2. If you select more than one DVRs that have the same user ID / password, you will
be able to log in several DVRs at once.
c. Right click the column to configure the setting. Click Apply Changes
and save the settings.
button to apply
Note: Most networks uses DHCP to assign IP address, if you are unsure of your network
settings, please consult your network administrators for configuration details.
4.
To access the Live View window, double click the IP address of the desired device, the login
window pops up. Type the user ID and password to log in. By default, the user ID is admin
and the password is 11111111.
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5.
If you log in for the first time, follow the instruction steps on the interface to update the
latest Plugin version (ePlayer). After reloading the webpage, the login window pops up again.
Type the user ID and password to log in again. By default, the user ID is admin and the
password is 11111111.
Note for the first time login:
The “Download ePlayer Instruction” page will only be prompted for the first time login in
order to update the system to the latest plugin version.
When the Plug-in blocked appears on the browser, select Always allow plug-ins on xxx, click
Done and then reload the webpage.
6.
Now you will be able to see the remote live page.
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If you encounter the following problem or still can’t access the remote Web interface, please
see below:

If the Error window appears, please be sure to close ALL the Web browser windows first and
then click Retry. When the Completing the ePlayer Setup Wizard window shows up, click
Finish. Then, you can open a new browser again to access the DVR’s remote Web interface.
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
If your PC or laptop is running with Windows, it’s required to run the browser as
administrator when first entering the remote web page of the device. Go to C:\Program Files
(x86)\Internet Explorer, right-click the browser and then click Run as administrator.

You may need to turn off the firewall and turn User Account Control off if you still can’t see
the Remote Live View.
To turn User Account Control off, on the computer, click Start > Control Panel > System and
Security > Action Center (click Change User Account Control Settings), the User Account
Control Settings window appears. Adjust the slide bar to Never Notify and then click OK.
Restart your computer if requested.
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2.9 Connecting the Mobile DVR to the Network
There are three methods to connect the mobile DVR to the network: Router or LAN Connection,
Direct High‐Speed Connection and One‐to‐One Connection. For more information of the network,
please refer to Appendix A. Network Overview.
2.9.1
Router or LAN Connection
This is the most common connection in which the MDVR is connected to a router and allows
multiple users on and off site to see the MDVR on a LAN/WAN (Internet). The camera must be
assigned an IP address that is compatible with its LAN. By setting up port forwarding on the
router, you can remotely access the cameras from outside of the LAN via the Internet. To
remotely access the Web interface, please refer to 7. Remote Access to the Mobile DVR. To
set up port forwarding, please consult the manual of the router or refer to Appendix B:
Linksys & D-Link Port Forwarding.
Cat 5 Straight Through Cable
Internet
High-speed modem
Straight-through LAN patch cable
Router
Left: Pinout of a straight-through cable.
Connection Procedure:

The First step is to purchase or make a straight through cable. We recommend
purchasing one if you have never made a straight through cable. Please remember you
can not use a cross-over network cable for this application.

Once you have a straight through cable plug one end into the LAN port on the back of
the recorder and the other into the router.

Log into the EverFocus mobile DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

To let the router automatically assign an address:


Set the Network Type to DHCP. Make sure to write down the IP address and the
Gateway.
Exit from the Menu to save settings.
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To manually assign an address:

Go to a computer connected on the same network as the mobile DVR.

Click on the Start button and choose Run.
If using Windows Vista, choose Search instead.

Type “command” and click on OK.
In Vista, you will need to double-click on the “Command Prompt” file to open it.

In the DOS prompt, type “ipconfig” and press Enter.

The network information will be displayed on a screen similar to the one below.
In Windows Vista, look for the information that says “IP v4”.


Take the values for Subnet Mask and Default Gateway and input them into the
mobile DVR; these values should be exactly the same in both devices. However, you
should change the last number of the IP address. For example, if the IP address of
the computer is 192.168.2.101, the mobile DVR’s IP address should be
192.168.002.050.
To access the mobile DVR from a computer simply open Internet Explorer and in the
address bar type:
http:// (IP address of the mobile DVR)
Note: The mobile DVR’s IP address will only work at the location of the mobile DVR.
To connect from a different location over the Internet, see below.
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To set the mobile DVR for Internet Connection through router:

The next step is to open ports within your router. Log into the router using a PC and
open the following ports.




Ports to open: 80
If your Internet service provider blocks port 80, you can change it to a different port
in the mobile DVR’s Network Menu Setup; open/forward that port instead.
If you are using a Linksys or D-Link router, see Appendix A for basic support on
setting up ports. For any other router, you will need to contact the manufacturer
for support.
To access the mobile DVR from a computer simply open Internet Explorer and in the
address bar type:
http:// (the IP address given by your internet service provider)
Note: If you changed to a different port other than 80, you will need to include this
at the end of the IP address:
http:// (the IP address given by your internet service provider):portnumber

If you have a WAN Dynamic IP address and have opened the ports, go to Chapter 7 to
setup DDNS.
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2.9.2
Direct High-Speed Connection
In a Direct High‐Speed Connection, the camera connects directly to a modem without the
need for a router. You need to set the static or dynamic WAN IP address assigned by your ISP
(Internet Service Provider) in the camera’s configuration web pages. To access the camera,
just type “http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx”, where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is the IP address given by your ISP. If
you have a dynamic IP address, this connection may require that you use DDNS for a reliable
connection.
Internet
Cat 5
Straight Through Cable
High-speed modem
Connection Procedure:

The first step is to purchase or make a straight through cable. We recommend
purchasing one if you have never made a straight through cable. Please remember you
can not use a cross-over network cable for this application

Once you have a straight through cable plug one end into the LAN port on the back of
the recorder and the other into the high speed modem.

Log into the EverFocus mobile DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

Input the Static IP address, the Subnet Mask, and the Gateway that you obtained from
the internet service provider.
Note: If you have a dynamic IP address, you can set the mobile DVR to DHCP to
automatically detect the network settings. Therefore, it can use a dynamic IP address.

Exit from the mobile DVR’s Menu to save the settings.

To access the mobile DVR from a computer, open Internet Explorer and in the address
bar type: http:// (IP address given by your internet service provider)
Note: When using this type of connection, only one device can be connected to the
modem at a time. You will need to use a computer at a different location to test the
connection s.
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2.9.3
One-to-One Connection
You can connect directly without using a switch, router or modem. However, only the PC
connected to the camera will be able to view the MDVR. You will also have to manually assign
a compatible IP address to both the computer and the MDVR. Unless the PC has another
network connection, the MDVR will be the only network device visible to the PC. See the
diagram below:
Cat 5
Right: Pinout of a crossed-over cable.
Connection Procedure:

The First step is to purchase or make a cross-over cable. We recommend purchasing one
if you have never made a cross-over cable. Please remember you can not use a straight
through network cable for this application.

Once you have a cross-over cable plug one end into the LAN port on the back of the
mobile DVR and the other into the network card on the back of the computer.

Log into the EverFocus mobile DVR menu and go to the Network Setting Menu.

You must use the Static IP option for this type of connection.

Assign an IP of 192.168.001.003, a Subnet Mask of 255.255.255.000, and a Gateway of
192.168.001.001. You can ignore DNS Server.

The next step is to set the computer’s network settings to match those of the mobile
DVR. You will need Administrator privileges on your Windows machine to do this.

To assign a fixed IP address in Windows 2000/XP, follow the instructions below:
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
Go to Start. Double-click on Control Panel.

Click Network and Sharing Center.

Click Local Area Connection.
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
Click Properties.

Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and then click Properties.
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


Select Use the following IP address. Assign an IP address of 192.168.1.2, a Subnet
Mask of 255.255.255.0, and a Default Gateway of 192.168.1.1 and then click OK.
Restart both of the computer and the mobile DVR.
To access the mobile DVR from the computer, simply open Internet Explorer and in
the address bar type: http://192.168.1.3
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Chapter
3
3. General Operation
There are two ways to control the OSD menu of the mobile DVRs: with a Mouse or the supplied
handheld IR Remote Control. For details on the IR remote control, please refer to Appendix E, IR
Remote Control. This chapter will discuss the basic operations using the mouse.
3.1 USB Mouse Operation
3.1.1
How to Select a Channel / Enable Audio Out

To select a channel, on the Live View window, single-click on the desired channel screen.
The selected screen will be highlighted by a red frame.

To toggle full screen of a channel, double-click on a desired channel.

To switch the Audio Output channel, single-click on the desired channel screen, the
highlighted channel will be automatically applied with the Audio Output function (an
audio icon will be displayed on the upper-right corner of the channel). To turn on/off
the Audio Output function, click the Audio Icon
at lower-left side of the monitor.
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3.1.2
1.
OSD Root Menu
Right-click the mouse, the OSD Root Menu window appears.
2.
Click on any icon to enter to the setup menus.
3.
Click the
3.1.3
button on the top-right corner or right-click to close the OSD Root Menu.
Field Input Options
You may found the following fields in the Configuration menu. Follow the instructions below
to configure the settings.
Text Box: Click on the box and an on-screen keyboard will appear.
On-Screen Keyboard: Click on a button to input that character. The buttons on the right and
bottom have the following functions:
Caps
Switch to capital letters
←
Delete the letter backwards
Confirm the selection
Move to left
Move to right
Space
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Drop-Down Box: Click on the down arrow to see all selections, then directly click on an option
to select it.
Check Box: Click on the box to enable it (checked) or disable it (unchecked).
Button: Click the button to execute the function.
Bar: Slide the bar to the left or right for adjusting the set point.
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3.2 General Operation
3.2.1
Login
In order to access mobile DVRs, you may be prompted to log in for authority identification. To
log in, follow the steps below:
1.
Right click on the screen to display the Root Menu. The following window appears.
2.
Select the user name from the User name drop-down list and input the password. The
default user name and password are:
User Name: admin
Password: 11111111
Note: For details on setting up multiple user accounts, please refer to 6.9.4 User
Management.
To input the password, click the Password field to bring up the on-screen keyboard. Click on
each button to input the desired characters. When finished, click
password.
3.
Click the Login button to log in the system.
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3.2.2
Forget Your Password
1.
If you forget your password, please email the Serial Number of the mobile DVR to
ts@everfocus.com.tw , and then EverFocus will send you a verification code.
2.
Input this verification code in the Password field of the Login window within 24 hours,
and check the Verification Mode box.
3.
Click Login to log in the mobile DVR.
Note: This verification code is effective within 24 hours only, so please set up a new
password in the System Setting page (refer to 6.9.4 User Management).
3.2.3
Camera Selection
You can control each camera individually by selecting that camera. To select a camera, follow
the instructions below.
Click a camera on the screen, and the selected camera will be highlighted with a red frame. All
cameras will be selected when you scrolling the mouse up / down between the first and the
last channel.
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3.2.4
Audio Selection
In order to utilize the audio function, please follow the instructions below before switching on
the audio function.
Note: The Audio function is unavailable for Germany.
1. Connect the audio source and/or audio output amplifier to the mobile DVR.
2. Go to Camera setting menu (OSD Root Menu > System > Camera > Camera Status).
3. Click the Set button of the analog camera.
4. Check the box to enable the Record Audio option and select an audio input device. You can
select multiple cameras to one single audio input device.
Note that the mobile DVR only provide one channel audio output. You can switch the Audio
Output function to either one from the cameras. To switch the Audio Output function to the
desired camera:
On the bottom of the live view screen, click the Audio icon
to switch the Audio Output
function to the desired camera or disable the Audio Output function.
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Chapter
4
4. OSD Root Menu
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
No
Name
Description
1
Playback
Click to display the Playback Bar for viewing the recording videos. For
details, please refer to 5. Search and Playback.
2
PTZ
3
Layout
Click to display the PTZ Control Panel for controlling the connected PTZ
cameras. For details, please refer to 4.1 PTZ.
Click to display the Layout Switch Bar as shown below. Select a layout
type for the live view display on the Main Monitor. For details, please
refer to 4.2 Layout Switching.
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Click to display the Channel Changing Bar as shown below. To switch
the selected camera to a specific channel, please refer to 4.3 Channel
Switching.
4
Change
Channel
5
Display
Click to display system information icons or status icons on the live
view screen. For details, please refer to 4.4 Display.
Sequence
Click to enter the auto sequential switching mode. Click again to
disable. For setting up the sequencing order, please refer to 6.6.2
Monitor Sequence.
6
Click to switch to the call monitor settings. On the OSD Root Menu,
7
Monitor
click the Monitor button
to switch to the Call monitor. On the
OSD Root Menu, the Playback, PTZ, Zoom, Search, Copy, System and
Exit icons will gray out. You can only configure the Layout, Channel,
Display and Sequence settings for the Call Monitor. To switch to the
button. Note that the Call Monitor can
Main Monitor, click the
only be used to display camera views. The functions including the
layout, channel switching, icon display, sequencing mode of the Call
Monitor can only be configured on the Main Monitor.
Click to enter the Zoom mode. You can zoom in the camera view up to
x4 and navigate the camera view. For details, please refer to 4.6 Zoom.
Click to display the Search menu for setting up the Search mode for
playing back. For details, please refer to 5.3 Searching the Recordings
for Playback Back.
Click to display the Copy menu for archiving the recordings or log data
to the USB storage device or FTP. For details, please refer to 4.7
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or FTP.
8
Zoom
9
Search
10
Copy
11
System
Click to enter the System Setting menu. Please refer to 6. System.
Exit
Click to bring up the Logout Confirmation window and then click Yes to
log out the system (see 4.8 Logout). To log in, please refer to 3.2.1
Login.
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4.1 PTZ
You can use the PTZ Control Panel to control the connected PTZ cameras. To bring up the PTZ
control panel, on the OSD Root Menu, click the PTZ button
.
The following actions can be performed using the PTZ Control
Panel:
1. To move the camera to the desired direction and angle,
click the Direction buttons.
2. To zoom in / out the camera view, click the Zoom buttons.
3. To adjust the camera focus, click the Focus buttons.
4. To adjust the Iris open to increase / decrease the amount of
light in, click the Iris buttons.
5. To program a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Move the PTZ camera to the desired position.
b. Click the Preset button.
c. Set up a preset number for the current position by
clicking the number buttons. The number will be
displayed in the number box.
d. Click the Set button to save the settings.
6. To jump to a Preset Position:
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the desired Preset number.
c. Click the Go button.
7. Shortcut for Preset 1 ~ 9:
a. Click digit 1 ~ 9 button without clicking any other
buttons.
b. The camera will seek that Preset Position.
8. To delete a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the desired Preset number.
c. Click the Delete button.
9. To operate the Auto Pan function, click the Auto Pan button.
10. To operate the Pattern function, click the Pattern button. The Pattern is the “0” Tour in
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Everfocus and Pelco PTZ cameras.
11. To operate the Tour function:
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Go button.
12. To remove a pre-configured Tour (if supported by the camera):
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Delete button.
Click C to clear the entered number in the Number Box.
Click
at the top-right corner to hide the PTZ Control Panel (see 4.1.1 Express Control of PTZ).
To display the PTZ Control Panel, right-click on the screen.
Click Exit PTZ to close the PTZ Control Panel and exit the PTZ mode.
Note: Before start using the Auto Pan, Pattern and Tour functions, you have to configure the
related settings for the connected PTZ cameras. Please refer to the User’s Manual of your PTZ
cameras.
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4.1.1
Express Control of PTZ
If the PTZ Control Panel has first been opened and then hidden, the mouse can be used to
control basic PTZ functions. Move your mouse cursor on the screen, the mouse cursor will
turn into a control icon (direction, focus or zoom) in different areas of the screen. You can
control PTZ direction, focus and zoom by clicking directly on the screen.
Direction Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into a direction icon, click on the screen
will force the camera to turn in that direction.
Focus Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into , click on the screen will focus closer
the image. When your mouse cursor turns into , click on the screen will focus farther the
image.
Zoom Controls: When your mouse cursor turns into
, click on the screen will zoom in the
, click on the screen will zoom out the image.
image. When your mouse cursor turns into
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4.2 Layout Switching
The mobile DVR have 7 screen division types available. The seven layouts are shown as below:
To change layout, follow the steps below:
1. Right-click to bring up the OSD Root Menu.
2. Click the Layout icon.
3. Click on the desired layout.
4.3 Channel Switching
You can switch the selected camera to a specific channel. Follow the steps below:
1. On the live view screen, select a camera, the selected camera will be highlighted with a red
frame.
2. Right-click to display the OSD Root Menu.
3. Click the Change Channel icon
, the Channel Bar appears.
4. Select a channel, the selected camera will be switched to that channel.
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4.4 Display
You can display system and camera status on the live view screen. Follow the steps below:
1. Click the Display button
on the OSD Root Menu or press the Display button on the
front panel to display the system and camera status. You can continue click on the button to
switch among the display modes. There are four modes provided: (1) Display both the
camera and system status icons. (2) Display only the camera status icons. (3) Display only the
system status icons. (4) Hide both the camera and system status icons.
2. The following icons will be displayed at the top-right side of each camera stream to inform
the correct camera type to be connected.
Not 1080p Camera
Not 720p Camera
3. The following icons will be displayed at the top-left side of each camera stream to show each
camera’s status.
Recording
Playback
Fast forward
Fast backward
Back
pause
Alarm
Motion
Video loss
Uninstall
Audio On
Audio In
4. The following icons will be displayed at the bottom of the monitor to show the system status.
Audio On
Audio Off
Alarm
Motion
Video loss
No network 1
Main
Call
Sequence
HDD failure*
HD temp. too
Event
GPS
G-sensor
SD Card
high
Recording
* The MDVR features Auto HDD Retry mechanism. Once the HDD has been installed, when
encounter HDD fail error, the MDVR will automatically reboot to detect the installed HDD up
to 3 times. Please refer to Appendix I: Auto HDD Retry Mechanism for more details.
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5. The following icons will be displayed at the bottom of the monitor to show the CAN bus
status. To enable CAN bus status, please consult EverFocus for more details
ts@everfocus.com.tw
Turn Left
Turn Right
Reverse
Brake
3G
Network
4G Network
WiFi
Network
GPS
No Signal of
Wireless
Network
Wireless
Network Off
Low Beams
High Beams
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4.5 Sequence
The sequence function is used to display each channel in sequence mode. To enable this
function:
Click the Sequence button
to enter the sequential switching mode. The mobile DVR will
display one channel at a time in full screen. The channels will be displayed in the sequence and
for the amount of time as configured in the System > Display Setting > Monitor Sequence
submenu. The default setting is channels 1~4 with a dwell time of 3 seconds each – repeated.
Please refer to 6.6.2 Monitor Sequence for detailed information.
4.6 Zoom
You can zoom in the camera view up to 4X and navigate the camera view using the mouse.
To enter the Zoom mode:
1.
Select a camera and then click the Zoom button
on the OSD Root Menu to zoom in
the camera view to 2X. The ZOOM 2X stamp will be displayed on the top screen.
2.
Navigate the camera view to the desired position by moving your mouse cursor over the
camera view. The mouse cursor will turn into a direction icon when you move your mouse
cursor to different portion on the camera view. Click directly on the screen can move to that
direction.
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3.
Right-click the screen, the Zoom Bar appears in the middle of the screen.
4.
Click
5.
Click the Logout button
to zoom in the camera view up to 4X.
to log out the Zoom mode.
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4.7 Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or FTP
You can archive the recordings or log data (event and motion) to the USB storage device. On the
OSD Root Menu, click the Copy icon
, the following menu appears.
Camera: Select the desired cameras.
Data Type: You can copy the recordings of selected cameras from main stream, or sub stream.
Player: Check the box to include the EFPlayer
program in the copy. You can use the
EFPlayer on a computer to play back the recordings. Please see the instruction the next page.
Start Date / Time: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard / clock to select the start date / time.
End Date / Time: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard / clock to select the end date / time.
Copy To: Select a destination (USB or FTP) for the recordings or log data to be archived to.
Copy: Click to start archiving.
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EFPlayer:
Unzip the EFPlayer file and double-click to open it as below. The EFPlayer can only display up to 16
channels at one time.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
No. Name
1
Information
2
Load
3
Save as AVI
4
5
Time Search
Channel Switch
6
Time Bar
8
9 10
11
12
13
Function Description
Shows the recording information of the device, including model
of the recorder, recording start time / date, current playback
time, recording end time / date.
Click to select a recording file and open it.
Click to archive the recording file of 1 channel and save as AVI
format.
Click to search a recording from a selected time.
Click to switch channel bar between CH1~16 and CH17~32.
Move the time bar to a desired time to play back the recording
from that time.
: Click to fast reverse / fast forward.
7
Playback Controls
: Click to reverse play /play.
: Click to pause playing back.
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8
Snapshot
9
10
11
Mute
Volume
Scale Out / In
12
Screen Division
13
Speed
Click to take a snapshot of the channels displayed on the UI. You
can save the snapshot file to a desired location.
Click to mute; click again to turn off the mute function.
Drag to increase or lower the volume.
Click to adjust time scale.
: Click to display the channels to fit the screen.
:
Click to select a desired screen division display mode (1, 4, 9, 16
screen division display modes). If the channels are more than the
screen divisions, you can select the same screen division display
mode to change the channels on the screen.
Shows the fast reverse / forward speed (up to 64X).
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4.8 Logout
You can log out the mobile DVR by clicking the Exit icon
on the OSD Root Menu to bring up
the Logout Confirmation window. Click “Yes” when you are ready to logout of the system. You
will need to login again before accessing the OSD Root Menu.
If you do not need the Login / Logout step before entering the Root Menu, please uncheck the
Login box in the User Management setting page. For more details, please refer to 6.9.4 User
Management.
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4.8.1
Temporarily Logout
You can temporarily log out the mobile DVR by clicking the Exit icon
on the OSD Root
Menu. This function is designed for use in conjunction with the Covert Camera function. Once
you click the Exit icon, the camera streams will be hidden on the Live View / Sequence Mode.
However, the mobile DVR will still record the videos and the recordings can be played back.
To enable the Temporarily Logout function, follow the steps below:
1. Ensure the Login box is Unchecked (OSD Root Menu > System > System Setting >
User Management).
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2. Select the cameras to be hidden once enabling the Temporarily Logout function and then
check the Covert box (OSD Root Menu > System > Camera > Basic).
3. Click the Exit icon on the OSD Root Menu, the Logout menu appears.
4. Click the Yes button and the selected camera streams will be hidden on the Live View /
Sequence Mode.
5. To disable the Temporarily Logout function, simply right-click the screen to bring up the
OSD Root Menu, and then you can start controlling the mobile DVR.
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Chapter
5
5. Search and Playback
You can use the Quick Playback function to play back the recordings start from the pre-configured
time or use the Search functions to search for the desired recordings for playing back.
5.1 Quick Playback
To start using the Quick Playback function, follow the steps below:
1. To set up the start time of the playback recording, check the Quick Playback box in the
Record setting page (OSD Root Menu > System > Record & Playback > Playback) to enable
the configured time in the field below.
2. Enter the desired time for playing back the recording. Take 60 seconds for example, if the
current system clock time is 17:35:00, the start time for the playback recording will start
from 17:34:00 (60 seconds ago from 17:35:00).
3. On the Live View Window, select a desired camera, right-click to bring up the OSD Root
Menu and then click the Playback button
.
4. The recording should be played back and the Playback Bar appears on the bottom of the
screen.
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5.2 Playback Bar
The playback bar is the fastest way to show video from the exact time which users want to see.
The playback bar allows users to see both a timeline and the current playback indicator. Users can
then click the timeline to move the indicator to the desired position.
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2013/01/01 00:00:00
3
2
1
7
8
9
10
11
2013/01/01 00:15:00
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5
13 14
2013/01/01 00:30:00
16
15
4
17
No. Name
Description
1
Date/Time
Click to set up the start time of playback recording.
2
Time Bar
Move the slider to the left / right on the Time Bar to select the time
for playing back. The status of each camera is presented by
different colors on the Time Bar. GreenNormal,
OrangeMotion, BlueVideo Loss, RedAlarm Event.
3
Playback Speed
Indicates the current Playback Speed.
4
Express Copy
Click to bring up the Copy menu for archiving the recordings / log
data to the USB storage device or DVD burner. For details, please
refer to 4.7 Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or FTP.
5
Close
Click to hide the Playback Bar. To bring up the Playback Bar again,
move your cursor to the lower side of the screen.
6
Main /Sub Stream
Click to select the recorded data from main or sub stream. This
function is only functional for single view in the Quick Playback
mode. To operate this function, on the Live View Window, doubleclick a channel to display its single view, right-click to bring up the
OSD Root Menu and then click the Playback button
.
7
Fast Reverse
Click to play the recorded data in fast reverse.
8
Reverse Play/Pause
Click to play the recorded data in reverse at normal speed. Click
this button again to Pause the reverse playback. Click the Stop
button to stop all playback actions and exit the playback area.
9
Stop
Click to stop all playback actions and exit the playback mode.
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No. Name
Description
10
Play/Pause
Click to play the recorded data forward. Click this button again to
Pause the playback.
11
Fast Forward
12
Time Scale
15
16
Start Time
Current Playback
Click to play the recorded data in fast forward.
L1: Entire Time Bar scale is 30 days.
L2: Entire Time Bar scale is 2 weeks.
L3: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 week.
L4: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 day.
L5: Entire Time Bar scale is 1 hour.
L6: entire Time Bar scale is 30 minutes.
Use the + and - buttons to adjust the time scale range for the bar.
The scale range includes 6 options (levels). When changing the
level, the Start Time and End Time will change.
Indicates the playback start time.
Indicates the current playback time.
17
End time
Indicates the playback end time.
13
14
Time Bar Scale
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5.3 Searching the Recordings for Playing Back
You can search the recordings for playing back by using the Search menu. On the left side of the
Search menu, select Time Search, Event Search or Snapshot Search to enter to the setup menu.
To bring up the Search menu:
Right-click to bring up the OSD Root Menu, and then click the Search button
5.3.1
Time Search
Start Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the date.
Start Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the time.
Play: Click to start playing back.
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5.3.2
Event Search
Start Date / End Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the start / end date.
Start Time / End Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select the start / end time.
Camera: Select the desired cameras to be searched.
Event: Select an event type to be searched.
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be listed in the Event List menu as
shown below.
Copy to: Select a copy destination (USB or FTP) to copy the selected recordings to.
in the copy. You can use the
Player: Check the box to include the EFPlayer program
EFPlayer on a computer to play back the recordings. To use the program, please refer to 4.7
Archiving the Recordings or Log Data to the USB or FTP.
Copy: Click to start copying the event recording files.
Previous / Next: Click to go to the previous / next page.
Play: Click to playback the selected items.
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5.3.3
Snapshot Search
You can display video frames in snapshot and resume a video from where the snapshot has
been set up.
Search Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to select the date.
Search Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to select time.
Search Direction: Click to search forward / backward based on the setup time above.
Search Camera: Select a desired camera to be searched.
Result Interval: Click to set up the interval for the snapshots of the video frame. For example,
if you select 5 minutes, the video frame will be snapshotted with 5-minute interval (see image
below).
Search: Click to start searching. The search results will be displayed in 16 screen division (see
image below).
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To resume the video:
1. Click the Search button, the search results are displayed in 16 screen division. In this
picture, you can see the time layouts on the upper-left corner of each snapshot, which are
set up with 5-minute interval.
2. Right-click on the screen, the Resume Playback Bar appears in the middle of the screen.
Previous
Play
Close
Next
3. Click the Previous or Next buttons to display the previous / next snapshots.
4. Select a snapshot by clicking on the snapshot, the selected snapshot will be highlighted
with a white frame.
5. Click the Play button to resume the video.
6. Click the Close button to close the Resume Playback Bar and then return to the Snapshot
Search menu.
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Chapter
6
6. System
The mobile DVRs can be configured through a series of menus on screen by using a Mouse or the
supplied IR Remote Control. The following operations are examples of using a Mouse. This
chapter describes the functions and options of the System Setting in the on-screen display (OSD)
menus. Right-click the mouse, the OSD Root Menu appears. Click the System button
following Configuration Menu displayed with 10 setup options appears.
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List of Configuration Options:
Please find the topic of interest by referring to the section prefixed to each option.
6.1 Express
6.2 Camera
6.3 Record
6.4 Event
6.5 Hard Disk
6.6 Display Setting
6.7 Network
6.8 Schedule
6.9 System Setting
6.10 System Information
6.2.1 Basic Setting
6.2.2 Adjust Setting
6.3.1 Record
6.3.2 Playback
6.4.1 Alarm
6.4.2 Video Loss
6.4.3 Motion
6.4.4 GPS Event
6.4.5 G-Sensor Event
6.4.6 Other
6.5.1 Disk
6.5.2 SD Card
6.5.3 Lock/Format
6.6.1 Monitor OSD
6.6.2 Monitor Sequence
6.7.1 LAN
6.7.2 Wireless
6.7.3 Mobile
6.7.4 Email
6.7.5 DDNS
6.7.6 FTP
6.7.7 Alarm Server
6.7.8 Remote/Mobile
6.7.9 Network Test
6.7.10 Xfleet
6.8.1 Express Setup
6.8.2 Holidays
6.8.3 Schedule
6.9.1 Date / Time
6.9.2 Daylight Saving Time
6.9.3 User Group
6.9.4 User Management
6.9.5 I/O Control
6.9.6 EKB200 Setting
6.9.7 Miscellaneous
6.10.1 System
6.10.2 Log
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6.1 Express
This menu is used to configure global express settings for all cameras.
Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the system date.
Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the system clock.
Record Mode: Select a recording mode from the drop-down list.
Blank: Select this option for all cameras to keep the current individual record settings without
any changes. Please refer to 6.8.1 Express Setup for more details.
Normal+Event: Set all cameras to the Continuous and Event recording mode. Set up the
estimated number of hours per day for event recording.
Event Only: Set all cameras to the Event only recording mode. Set up the estimated number
of hours per day for event recording.
Schedule Record: Set all cameras to the Schedule recording mode.
Miscellaneous:
Quick Playback: Check the box to enable the Quick Playback function as described below.
Playback From X Seconds ago: When the DVR is put into playback mode, it will begin playing
from the selected time. Choose from 60 to 3600 seconds prior to the present time.
Save: Click to save and apply the settings to the DVR. The system will automatically adjust the
recording frame rate according to your settings.
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6.2 Camera
You can configure the settings for individual cameras.
6.2.1
Basic Setting
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Title: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard for assigning a title for the selected camera.
Each title supports up to 16 characters.
Install: Check the box to enable the selected camera. If this box is unchecked, the mobile DVR
will not get the camera streaming.
Covert: Check the box to hide the camera stream in Live View and Sequence modes. However,
the MDVR will still record the videos and the recordings can be played back by users who
have the privilege to playback. For details on enabling the Covert function, please refer to
4.8.1 Temporarily Logout.
Record Mode: Select a record mode from the drop-down list.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
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Main / Sub Resolution: Select the most suitable resolution for the Main Stream and Sub
Stream. If you connect eZ.HD cameras (1080p) to the MDVR, the main stream resolution
option will display 1920x1080 only. If you connect eZ.HD cameras (720p) to the MDVR, the
main stream resolution option will display 1280x720 only. The Sub Stream is designed for
remote operation, such as remote live view and remote playback. Please refer to 7.2 Remote
Live View for more details.
Main Stream
Sub Stream
eZ.HD Camera (1080p): 1920x1080
eZ.HD Camera (720p): 1280x720
WD1 or D1 Camera: 960x480 / 704x480 / 352x240
352x240 / 176x120
Record Quality: Select a recording quality for the Main Stream and Sub Stream. The options
include Low, Basic, Standard, High and Superior. The higher the quality, the more the HDD
space is used.
Normal Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for continuous recording. The speed is
limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the MDVR as allocated across all the
installed cameras, with upper limit of 30 FPS (NTSC) / 25 FPS (PAL) per individual camera
respectively (real time recording).
Event Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for event recording.
Ratio: Select 4:3, 16:9 or Stretch display aspect ratio of a camera, and its video will be
displayed in 4:3 or 16:9 format on that channel screen.
Record Audio: Check the box to enable audio recording on the MDVR, and then select an
audio input device.
PTZ ID: To allow the DVR to recognize and then control the connected PTZ camera, you have
to set up an ID for the PTZ camera. Select On and then enter an ID for the camera. This ID
must match the ID address set up on the PTZ camera. For setting up the ID address on the PTZ
camera, please refer to the User’s Manual of your PTZ camera.
PTZ Speed: Select a PTZ speed from the PTZ Speed drop-down list for the camera to move to
the directions when you use the direction buttons during the configuration period.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio
It is recommended to select the same ratio of the screen resolution and the camera live view
display to avoid black bars showing on the live view screen as the images below.
If you select 1920x1080 (16:9) screen resolution in the Screen Mode drop-down list (see 6.6.1
Monitor OSD), it is recommended to also change the camera live view display to 16:9 aspect
ratio in the Ratio drop-down list (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Screen Mode: 1920x1080 (16:9)
Camera Ratio: 16:9
Camera Ratio: 4:3
If you select 800x600, 1024x768 or 1280x1024 (4:3) screen resolution in the Screen Mode
drop-down list (see 6.6.1 Monitor OSD), it is recommended to also change the camera live
view display to 4:3 aspect ratio in the Ratio drop-down list (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Screen Mode: 800x600 / 1024x768 /1280x1024 (4:3)
Camera Ratio: 16:9
Camera Ratio: 4:3
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6.2.2
Adjust Setting
You can adjust the Brightness, Contrast and Color of the selected camera.
Camera: Select a camera to adjust the following settings.
Brightness: Move the bar to adjust the brightness.
Contrast: Move the bar to adjust the contrast.
Color: Move the bar to adjust the color.
Advanced: Click to enter the camera’s OSD menu for controlling and adjusting the camera’s
setting. Please see the figure and instructions on the next page.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.2.2.1 eZ Controller (Control Camera OSD Setting from DVR End)
Traditionally, the CCTV installer needs to take a portable monitor to connect to the camera
for controlling the camera OSD at the camera installation site as the Diagram A below. It will
take extra effort, time and people to adjust the camera.
Now, EverFocus’ eZ.Controller allows users to control the camera OSD simply on the monitor
at the DVR end as illustrated in Diagram B.
A
B
Traditional Way to Control Camera OSD
Control Camera OSD at Camera End
DVR End
Use eZ.Controller to Control Camera OSD
Camera OSD Control Directly at DVR End
Camera End
DVR End
Camera End
1. On the Adjust setting page. Select the camera you want to adjust.
2. Click the Advanced button, and the camera live view with its OSD menu will display as the
figure below.
3. You can easily use the direction buttons on the Coaxial Panel to control the camera’s OSD
setting menu.
4. To exit the setting, click the Exit button.
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6.3 Record & Playback
6.3.1
Record
You can configure the basic recording settings on the hard disk or SD card.
Record Overwrite: Check the box to overwrite the hard disk / SD card when it is full. Note that
unless this box is checked, or the mobile DVR will stop recording when the hard disk / SD card
is full. The use of record overwrite is strongly recommended. If you do not use this feature,
please be sure to enable the Event setting for Disk Full for notification (see 6.4.6 Other). For
SD card, when the card is full, the “SD Card Disk Full” message will automatically pop-up.
Schedule Record: Check the box to record by the schedule to the hard disk. Please see 6.8
Schedule Setting for more details.
Time Stamp: Select Top / Bottom to overlay time information on the top / bottom of the
recording streams. Select Off to disable the function.
Record Status Relay Output: Select a number to monitor the recording status of the selected
alarm relay. The recording status of the selected alarm relay will be transmitted to the alarm
output device.
Power Delay-On: Set the delay time to supply power to the mobile DVR in order to avoid
excess consumption surge at ignition.
Power Delay-Off: Set the delay time to power off the mobile DVR after ignition off. It can
extend the recording time after ignition off.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.3.2 Playback
You can set up the quick playback time on this page. For using this function, please refer to
5.1 Quick Playback.
Quick Playback: Check the box to enable the Quick Playback function as described below.
Playback From X Seconds ago: When the mobile DVR is put into playback mode, it will begin
playing from the selected time. Choose from 60 to 3600 seconds prior to the present time.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4 Event
You can configure the Alarm, Video Loss, Motion and Other settings in this menu.
6.4.1
Alarm
Alarm: Select an Alarm input number from 1 to 16.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Alarm trigger function for the selected alarm input.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the alarm event occurs. Note that the pre-alarm recording rate will follow the
Normal Speed configured in the earlier section (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when an alarm event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification with a snapshot file when an alarm
event is detected. Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see
6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when an alarm
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
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the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The mobile DVR will lock a period of time when the alarm
occurs. The length of the time depends on mobile DVR setting (see 6.5.3 Lock / Format).
SD Backup: Check the box to enable Alarm event backup recordings to the SD card. When an
alarm is triggered, the mobile DVR will record the alarm event to the SD card for 60 seconds
start from the triggered time. The SD card will start recording the next alarm event only when
the recording process is done (the alarm events occurred during the SD card recording
process will be ignored and not be recorded). Up to four alarm events can be simultaneously
recorded if the alarms are triggered at the same time.
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 6.7.6 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (1 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (1 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 1 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor/Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera associated with the
selected alarm number to display full screen on the monitor. The full screen camera view will
last according to the Output Type selected in the field above.
Record: Select a camera to start recording when the associated alarm number is triggered.
Input Type: Select an input type when the selected alarm number is triggered. The options
include N.O. and N.C.
Active Camera: This function is for associating an alarm trigger with a specific camera. For
example, if you set up an external motion detector near Camera 2, you can select Camera 2 in
this field. The alarm will be associated with this camera for full screen display, event logging
and PTZ actions.
PTZ: If the Active Camera selected above is a PTZ camera, you can further set up the PTZ
actions in this field.
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The following time synchronization function must work with the radio-controller clock.
Time Sync Enable: Check to enable the time synchronization with the connected radiocontrolled clock.
Time Sync Interval: Select a time sync interval time (by hour) for the MDVR to synchronize
the time with the radio-controlled clock.
Time Sync Range: The time sync range means the allowed time difference between the MDVR
and the radio clock. If the time difference exceeds the entered time sync range (by second),
the MDVR cannot be synchronized unless you manually set up the exact same time as the
clock or within the time sync range.
For example, if the radio-controlled clock time is 12:00:00 and you enter 30 seconds for the
time sync range, the allowed time difference between the MDVR and the clock should be
within 30 seconds which means the MDVR time can be 11:59:30 ~ 12:00:30.
Time Sync Range
30 Seconds
60 Seconds
Radio-controlled Clock time
12:00:00
12:00:00
DVR time
11:59:30~12:00:30
11:59:00~12:01:00
First Sync of: Enter a first sync start time.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.2 Video Loss
You can enable the Video Loss Event function and configured the video loss event
notifications in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Video Loss event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record video loss events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a video loss event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a video loss event is detected.
Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when video loss
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
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Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.3
Motion
You can enable the Motion Event function and configured the related settings including
motion event notifications and motion areas in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Motion Event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record motion events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the motion event occurs. Note that the pre-alarm recording rate will follow
the Normal Speed configured in the above section (see 6.2.1 Basic Setting).
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a motion event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a motion event is detected. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when motion
occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the
Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
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Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The mobile DVR will lock a period of time when the alarm
occurs. The length of the time depends on mobile DVR setting (see 6.5.3 Lock / Format).
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 6.7.6 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output relay. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor/Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera which detects motion to
display full screen on the monitor. The full screen camera view will last according to the
Output Type selected in the field above.
Edit Motion Grid: Press the button to bring up the Motion Setting menu. To edit the motion
grids, please refer to the instructions later in this section.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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To Edit the Motion Grids:
1.
Click the Edit Motion Grid button, the Motion Setting menu appears.
2.
To set up a motion area, drag a rectangle with your mouse (from top to bottom / upperleft to lower-right). The selected areas will be highlighted in green and are applied with
the motion detection function (see image above). You can also click the Set All button to
select all areas.
3.
To delete a motion area, drag a rectangle with your mouse (from bottom to top / lowerright to upper-left). You can also click the Clear All button to clear all areas.
4.
Follow Step 3 to set up multiple motion areas if necessary.
5.
Sets up the Sensitivity and Min Area for the motion grids.
Sensitivity: Sets up the motion sensitivity for the grids. The larger the number, the higher
the sensitivity.
Min Area: This function is designed to prevent false detections caused by small objects. If
you select 2, only the object size larger than 2-grid size can be detected.
6.
Click the Save & Back button to save the settings and then return to the Motion menu.
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6.4.4
GPS Event
You can configure the GPS settings to display the vehicle speed on the live view / recordings,
or to set up the GPS events including higher speed limit / GPS fencing for alarm notifications.
【Event Action】: You can configure the alarm types for GPS events.
Email Notify: Check box to enable email notification when GPS event occurs. Email
operation requires valid email settings entered in the Email setup screen (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check box to send out a network alarm to the client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for mobile DVR
to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: This will transmit a signal through the alarm output relay. It can be set to
either “NONE” (not active), “1” (active) or “2” (active).
Output Type: Output action when alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Alarm output lasts for the set time duration.
Permanent: Alarm will be continuously active until user presses the “Enter” key or
resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains active until event ends.
Trans+Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the set
time duration.
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Timeout Duration: The amount of time the buzzer sounds when GPS event occurs.
【GPS Fencing】: You can set up the geo-fencing event for alarm notification.
GPS Alarm: Select On / Off to enable / disable GPS Fencing alarm.
GPS Border Type: Select Circle or Rectangle for the GPS border type.
Coordinate Express: Select DMS to set up the latitude and longitude of the border in Degrees
/ Minutes / Seconds; or select Decimal Degrees to set up the border in decimal degrees.
If you select Circle in the GPS Border Type field, the following settings will appear:
Center Latitude: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Center Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
Radius: Select radius value from kilometer (Km) or mile (Mi).
If you select Rectangle in the GPS Border Type field, the following settings will appear:
Upper Left Latitude.: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Upper Left Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
Lower Right Latitude: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Lower Right Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
【GPS Speed】: You can display the vehicle speed on the live view / recordings or to set up
the higher speed limit event for alarm notification.
GPS Speed: Select whether to display the vehicle speed or not.
Speed Higher Limit: Set the vehicle speed to determine at which level the alarm will be
triggered. Once the vehicle reaches the setup speed, the alarm will be triggered.
Speed Unit: Select KPH (kilometer per hour) or MPH (mile per hour) to display the vehicle
speed on live view or recordings.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.5
G-Sensor Event
You can configure the gravity value of the X, Y and Z-axial, once the vehicle reach the setup
value, the alarm will be triggered.
G-Sensor: Select On / Off to enable / disable G-Sensor function.
Email Notify: Check box to enable email notification when GPS is lost. Email operation
requires valid email settings entered in the Email setup screen (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check box to send out a network alarm to the client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for mobile DVR
to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
XY Axial Trigger Value: Set XY Axial trigger value, alarm will be triggered when acceleration
reaches this value in horizontal direction with respect to the horizon. The available setup
value is between 0 ~127 (1000mg = 1 Gravity).
Z Axial Trigger Value: Set Z Axial trigger value, alarm will be triggered when vertical
acceleration reaches this value. The available setup value is between 0 ~127 (1000mg = 1
Gravity).
Alarm Output: This will transmit a signal through the alarm output relay. It can be set to
either “NONE” (not active), “1” (active) or “2” (active).
Output Type: Output action when alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Alarm output lasts for the set time duration.
Permanent: Alarm will be continuously active until user presses the “Enter” key or
resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains active until event ends.
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Trans+Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the set
time duration.
Timeout Duration: The amount of time the buzzer sounds when GPS is lost. Duration
selectable from 1 to 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6
Other
You can configure the system event settings and enable the Buzzer or Email alert for
notifications. The system event options include: Fan Failure, Disk Temperature, Disk Failure,
Disk Full, Disk Off, Power Loss and Network Loss.
6.4.6.1 Fan Failure
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a fan failed event is detected.
Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when a fan failed
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.2 Disk Temperature.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when System / Hard Disk’s (HD) temperature is over
the “Temp. Warning Limit”.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when system / Hard Disk’s (HD)
temperature is over the “Temp. Warning Limit”. Email operation requires valid email entered
in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for the mobile
DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Stop Recording: Check box to stop recording when System / HD’s temperature is over the
“Temp. Warning Limit”.
Temp. Warning Limit: Sets the trigger temperature for System / HD Temperature event
actions. Choose between 45°C /113°F and 70°C /158°F.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.3 Disk Failure
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when Hard Disk (HD) fails.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD fails. Email operation requires
valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD fails. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.4 Disk Full
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when HD is full.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD is full. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is full.
This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server
for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is full.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.5 Disk Off
Buzzer: The buzzer will activate when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when Hard Disk (HD) is off. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is off. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is off.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.6 Disk Retry Failure
Buzzer: The buzzer will activate when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when Disk Retry Failure occurs. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when Disk Retry
Failure occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when Disk Retry Failure occurs.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.7 Power Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when power has been restored. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when power has
been restored. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Note: As alarms and emails cannot be transmitted without power, the log entry is made when
power is restored, and any notifications cannot be made until that time.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.8 Network Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when network is lost.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when the network is lost.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Note: This function only checks the physical connection (link) to the network. Any network
behavior that blocks data connectivity (blocked ports, IP addressing errors, etc.) is not
detected by this function.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.4.6.8 GPS Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when GPS is lost.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when GPS is lost. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 6.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when GPS is lost.
This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server
for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 6.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when the GPS is lost.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.5 Hard Disk
The Disk menu is used to review the mobile DVR’s hard drive settings and status. No value in this
menu can be configured by the operator.
6.5.1
Disk
Record Time (Start): Shows the earliest recording time of the mobile DVR.
Record Time (End): Shows the latest or most current time on the mobile DVR.
Disk: Select a disk number.
Health Status: Displays the current status of the selected disk.
Disk Temperature: Displays the current temperature of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Total): Shows the total space of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Usage): Shows the used space of the selected disk.
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6.5.2
SD Card
On this page, you can see the SD card information including the status, disk size and usage.
You can also format the SD card using the Format SD button.
The SD card can be used for alarm event backup recording function. To activate the function,
insert a SD card to the SD card slot on the front panel of the mobile DVR (see 2.3 SD Card
Installation) and then configure the alarm settings (see 6.4.1 Alarm).
Unmount SD: Before removing the SD card from the mobile DVR, please click the Unmount
SD button first for data safety purpose.
Format SD: Click the button to format the SD card. After formatting the SD card, all the
recordings will be erased and 5% of the card space will be reserved for system use. If you
want to back up the recordings, you can use EverFocus EF Reader to remotely/locally back up
the recordings from the SD card (see Appendix H Recording Backup through EF Reader).
The Mobile DVR will automatically detect when a new SD card has been inserted and the
below SD card format message will pop-up. Click Yes to format the SD card. The formatting
process will take about 30 ~ 60 seconds. Note that only the formatted SD card can be used for
event recording function.
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6.5.3 Lock/Format
You can control the percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked Event Recordings.
You can also format the hard disk if necessary.
Maximum Lock (%): Sets the maximum percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked
Event Recordings. To set up the Locked Event Recordings, please select the Auto Lock item in
6.4.3 Motion or 6.4.1 Alarm.
Current Lock (%): Displays the current percentage of the locked event recordings in the hard
disk. If the amount of locked event recordings has reached the maximum lock percentage, the
mobile DVR will be unable to lock new event recordings.
Unlock All: Click this button to unlock the locked part of hard disk.
Delete All: Click this button to delete all the unlocked data in the hard disk. WARNING: This
will effectively ERASE the hard disk’s contents, except for the locked portion.
Format Disk: Click this button to format the whole HDD. WARNING: This will effectively ERASE
the ENTIRE hard disk!! If you want to back up the recordings, you can use EverFocus EF
Reader to remotely/locally back up the recordings from the hard disk (see Appendix H
Recording Backup through EF Reader).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.6 Display Setting
You can configure the settings for displaying the camera / mobile DVR information on the live
view image. You can also set up the sequencing order for the Main / Call monitor.
6.6.1
Monitor OSD
Check the boxes under the Main Monitor / Call Monitor fields will display the selected items
on the live view image.
Main Monitor / Call Monitor
Title: Check the box to display camera titles.
Date/Time: Check the box to display current date/time.
Event Status: Check the box to display event status.
HDD Status: Check the box to display hard drive status.
Playback Date/Time: Check the box to display playback date/time (only for main monitor).
Playback Status: Check the box to display playback status (only for main monitor).
GPS Status: Check the box to display GPS status (only for main monitor).
G-Sensor Status: Check the box to display G-Sensor status (only for main monitor).
Screen Mode: Select the suitable screen mode. Selections are: 1920x1080; 1280x1024;
1024x768; 800x600 (only for main monitor). Please refer to 6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio for
more details.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.6.2 Monitor Sequence
You can configure up to 20 steps of the sequencing order for the Main / Call monitor. The
Sequence will repeat continuously from step 1 to step 20 until interrupted.
Monitor Drop-Down: Select Main Monitor or Call Monitor.
Step: The sequencing order.
Camera: Select a camera for the specific step.
Dwell (sec): Sets up the dwell time between 0 and 60 seconds for each step.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7 Network Settings
The mobile DVR allows you to use a Web browser to remotely view and manage the system. You
can also receive live video streaming from the mobile DVR using your smartphone.
Note: Since every Network Configuration is different, please check with your Network
Administrator or ISP to see if your mobile DVR should use specific IP addresses and/or port
numbers.
6.7.1
LAN
According to your network environment, select Static IP, DHCP or PPPoE to configure an IP
address to the mobile DVR.
Network Type: Three options are selectable: Static IP, DHCP and PPPoE.
Static IP: User can set a fixed IP for network connection.
DHCP: DHCP server in LAN will automatically assign an IP configuration for the network
connection.
PPPoE: For direct connection to the DSL only. Verify with your ISP if they use PPPoE.
IP address: Displays the mobile DVR’s current IPv4 IP Address. A static IP address must be set
manually. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Subnet Mask: Displays the subnet mask for your network so the mobile DVR will be
recognized within the network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
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Gateway: Displays the gateway on your network for the mobile DVR to use when
communicating with any devices not on the local network. If DHCP is selected, this value will
be assigned automatically.
DNS Server 1: Displays the primary DNS server for your network. If DHCP is selected and an
internet connection is available, this value should be assigned automatically. This field must
have a valid DNS address in order to use the DDNS feature (see 6.7.5 DDNS).
DNS Server 2: This field shows the secondary DNS server for your network.
HTTP Port: Port number for HTTP/WEB communication.
Bandwidth Limit (Kbps): Specify, disabled / 128 K/ 256 K / 512 K / 768K / 1M / 3M bps. This is
the maximum bandwidth that the mobile DVR is allowed to use on the network. This is a
useful function when connecting the mobile DVR to busy or heavily loaded networks, or when
accessing the mobile DVR(s) over a WAN.
Network ID: The network ID is an identifier for the alarm transmitter (mobile DVR sending the
alarm).
Save: Click to save the settings.
Additional information:
1. Set up the mobile DVR Network Menu according to the instructions detailed in the
Networking chapter of this mobile DVR’s manual.
a. If using DHCP, all settings will be detected automatically. While DHCP is a useful tool
for determining the network settings, if you set up your mobile DVR in this manner its
IP address may change at different times for different reasons, particularly after a
power failure. If the IP address of the mobile DVR changes, you may have difficulties
accessing your mobile DVR locally and/or remotely. It is strongly recommended that
you assign a fixed (static) IP address to your mobile DVR, and that in order to avoid
address conflicts the IP address assigned be outside of the DHCP range of addresses
your router issues to DHCP clients. Please do not set the DHCP address issued to the
mobile DVR by the router as its static IP address unless you take specific steps that
program your router to prevent such address conflicts.
b. If using a Fixed IP (recommended), you will need to input the information manually. In
order for DDNS to work, you must enter valid data, compatible with your network, for
all four of the network setting fields: IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the
DNS Address (depending on your network hardware and IP configuration this may be
the IP address of your router/gateway, or it may be the actual IP address of the local
DNS server). The DNS server IP is required because your DNS server provides critical
information necessary for the mobile DVR to communicate with the DDNS server.
You can obtain the actual DNS IP from your Internet Service Provider (ISP); or, from a PC
located on the same LAN as the mobile DVR, go to http://www.dnsserverlist.org/ to obtain a
list of the IP addresses of their recommendation of the best servers to use for your location.
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2. If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have ‘opened up’ all the
required network ports in the port forwarding section of your router’s setup options. That
is, you have directed the router to send any incoming traffic using those IP ports to the
LAN IP address of the mobile DVR. Useful information about router port forwarding can
be found at www.portforward.com . Different routers may use different terms for port
forwarding function. For instance, D-Link calls it virtual server, Netopia calls it pinholes.
The default port for the mobile DVR is: 80
Note: Port 80 is the default port used for Web browsing. Because of this, in order to
prevent the average user from hosting a Web server, most ISPs BLOCK traffic using port 80
from reaching the average site. If you only plan to view your mobile DVR on a LAN, you
can use port 80, and don’t have to concern yourself with DDNS or routers. However, if you
desire remote access to your mobile DVR, perhaps using DDNS (optional), you MUST
select functional ports and set up the port forwarding in your router. Other ports, such as
8080 and 8000 are sometimes blocked by ISPs as well.
What port(s) should be used? There are 65,535 valid IP ports to choose from. These are
broken down into three groups:
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Well Known Ports 0 thru 1023
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Registered Ports 1024 thru 49151
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Dynamic and/or Private Ports 49152 thru 65535
So, rather than encounter a port conflict by choosing a port commonly used for another
purpose (like port 25 for SMTP mail or port 448 for secure sockets), choose an ‘unusual’
port number. For example, add 50,000 to your house number: 50,123 is less likely to lead
to a port conflict. For a list of the known and registered ports, see
http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers
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6.7.2
Wireless
Wireless Mode: Three options are selectable: Disable, Static IP and DHCP.
Disable: Select to disable the wireless mode.
Static IP: User can set a fixed IP for network connection.
DHCP: DHCP server in LAN will automatically assign an IP configuration for the network
connection.
IP address: Displays the mobile DVR’s current IPv4 IP Address. A static IP address must be set
manually. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Subnet Mask: Displays the subnet mask for your network so the mobile DVR will be
recognized within the network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Gateway: Displays the gateway on your network for the mobile DVR to use when
communicating with any devices not on the local network. If DHCP is selected, this value will
be assigned automatically.
DNS Server 1: Displays the primary DNS server for your network. If DHCP is selected and an
internet connection is available, this value should be assigned automatically. This field must
have a valid DNS address in order to use the DDNS feature (see 6.7.5 DDNS).
DNS Server 2: This field shows the secondary DNS server for your network.
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Network Mode: Select a wireless networking standard.
SSID: Enter the name (SSID) of the wireless network.
Shared Key: Enter the password of the wireless network.
Change Channel: Select a wireless channel for the mobile DVR. It’s recommended to select
Auto when there is more than one mobile DVR set up in the same wireless network
environment.
Security Mode: Select a wireless encryption protocol: WEP, WPA and WPA2.
WPA Algorithms: Select a WPA algorithm from the drop-down list.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.3
Mobile
After connecting the 3G / 4G Receiver to the mobile DVR, you have to set up the mobile
settings for the mobile DVR to connect to the wireless network. Follow the steps below:
1. Connect the 3G / 4G Receiver to the mobile DVR. Please refer to the User’s Manual of the
3G / 4G Antenna Module.
2. Select On from the GPRS Service drop-down list and select an authentication (CHAP or
PAP).
3. Insert the APN, Dial Number, User Name and Password provided by the network service
provider and then click the Connect button. The connection status will be displayed in the
Status field below. If it’s connected successfully, the status will display “Success”. And the
data rate information will be displayed in the fields below.
4. Click the Save button to save the settings. You can now use the IP for remote access to the
mobile DVR.
Note: If a message window pops up “Please insert a 3G modem”, please reboot the mobile
DVR.
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6.7.4 Email
You can configure the Email settings for mobile DVR to send Email alert when an event occurs.
SMTP Server: Assign the SMTP (e-mail) server’s name. Note that for more reliable email
service, use the server’s IP address.
SMTP Port: Assign the port number used by the SMTP server.
Authentication: Check this box if the SMTP server requires authentication (user name /
password).
SSL: Check the box if mail server needs communication to be encrypted by SSL.
User Name: Input the login user name if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Password: Input the password if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Confirm: Input the password again to confirm the password.
Sender Email: Input the e-mail address of the sender (the mobile DVR). Sender’s e-mail
address has to match the user name and password above.
Receiver Email 1: Input the first e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 2: Input the second e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 3: Input the third e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Email Subject: Input email subject.
E-Mail test: You can click the button to test the email function. If the function works fine, a
Pass message will be displayed; otherwise, a Fail message will be displayed.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.5 DDNS
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) is a service used to map a domain name to the
dynamic IP address of a network device. You can set up the DDNS service for remote access to
the mobile DVR.
DDNS assigns a domain name (URL) to the mobile DVR, so that the user does not need to go
through the trouble of checking if the IP address assigned by DHCP Server has changed. Once
the IP is changed, the mobile DVR will automatically update the information to the DDNS to
ensure it is always available for remote access.
Before enabling the following DDNS function, user should have applied for a host name from
the DDS service provider’s website. We support two DDNS server providers:
www.everfocusddns.com and www.dyndns.com.
Note: We highly recommend that you use xxxx.everfocusddns.com for the simplicity of
setting up your mobile DVR.
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6.7.5.1 EverFocus DDNS
Note that the DNS Server 1 (6.6.1 LAN) should be set up correctly or the DDNS will not work.
DDNS Service: Select EverfocusDDNS from the drop-down list.
MVR Name: Input the desired name for the mobile DVR, and you can enter up to 32 letters. If
the length of the name exceeds the text field size on the OSD, you can move your cursor onto
the text field to display the entire name on the OSD.
Note that the name of the mobile DVR cannot include a space, underline or any special
characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < > " ; : . ,
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note:
1. It is not necessary to append the HTTP port number to the DDNS name. The EverFocus
DDNS server not only keeps track of your mobile DVR’s IP address, but also keeps track
of the ports.
2. You can go to http://www.everfocusddns.com to check the DDNS name can be
registered or not.
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To set up DDNS function:
1. In order to allow remote access to the MDVR from outside of the local network, enable
either the Port Forwarding or DMZ function of your router. Please refer to the manual of
your router for more details.
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2. On the Network Setting page of MDVR (Network > LAN), configure the LAN settings, keep
HTTP port “80” and then click the Save button.
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If Static IP is selected: Enter the IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the DNS
Server 1. Please consult with your ISP service provider for the information of subnet
mask, default gateway and the DNS Server 1.
If DHCP is selected: The IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the DNS Server
1 will be assigned automatically by DHCP server.
If PPPoE is selected: Enter the User Name (e.g. xxxx@hinet.net) and Password
provided by your ISP service provider.
3. On the DDNS setting page, register a free host name from EverFocus DDNS and then click
the Save button.
a. Select EverfocusDDNS from the DDNS Service drop-down list.
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b. Enter a desired host name in the DVR Name field. If the host name is available, a
“Success” window will appear. Click OK. If not, try another host name until the
“Success” window appears.
Note: The host name should not include a space, underline or any special
characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < > " ; : . ,
c. Click Save.
4. The DDNS setup is now complete. Open a browser and enter the domain name
(http://[host name].everfocusddns.com) in the address field. The Web interface of the
MDVR should be displayed.
For example, if you’ve obtained the host name “HQtest” from EverFocus DDNS server,
enter http://HQtest.everfocusddns.com in the address field of the browser.
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6.7.5.2 www.dyndns.org
DDNS Service: Select www.dyndns.org from the drop-down list.
Host name: Host name created through the dyndns account.
User name: User name of the dyndns account.
Password: Password of the dyndns account.
Confirm: Input the password again to confirm.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Setup Steps:
1. Apply for a host name from www.dyndns.org.
2. Make sure that the DNS Server 1 is set up correctly (see DNS Server 1 in 6.7.1 LAN) or the
DDNS will not work.
3. Select www.dyndns.org from the DDNS Service drop-down list.
4. Enter the host name in the Host Name field. Note that the name of the mobile DVR
cannot include a space, underline or any special characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & *
()+<>";:.,_
5. Enter the User Name / Password of the dyndns account.
6. The setting is complete. And you should now be able to remotely connect the mobile DVR
by typing the name you created into the address bar. Example:
http://hostname.dyndns.com
Note: If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have opened up all the required
network ports in the “Port Forwarding” section of your router’s setup options. The default port
of the mobile DVR is 80. To set up Port Forwarding, please consult the manual of the router.
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6.7.6
FTP
Set up the FTP server settings to enable the FTP function. The function is for users to upload
the alarm / motion recordings or snapshots from sub stream to the FTP server. You can
choose to upload either the recordings or snapshots, please see 6.4.1 Alarm and 6.4.3 Motion.
FTP Server: Enter the IP address or the host name of the FTP server.
Port: Enter the port number for the FTP server. Default is 21.
User Name: Set FTP User’s name.
Password: Set FTP password.
Confirm: Input the FTP password again to confirm.
File Name: Enter the file name.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Note: If you want to upload recordings to the FTP, please go to the Remote / Mobile setting
page to select H.264 codec.
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6.7.7 Alarm Server
You can send out the alarm notifications to EverFocus’s CMS software. Please also consult the
CMS’s user manual for network alarm settings.
Server IP1~3: IP address of client PC. The network alarm can be transmitted to up to 3
addresses.
Protocol: Select the protocol type for alarm transmission. Note the protocol selected here
should match the protocol set up for the CMS alarm server.
UDP: User Datagram Protocol.
TCP: Transmission Control Protocol.
Port: Select the transmission port for network alarm messages. The port setup here should
match the port set up for the CMS alarm server.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.7.8
Remote/Mobile
You can configure the compression format for the sub-stream for mobile phone access. Select
H.264 or MJPEG codec to enable the mobile phone access function. Note that if you also want
to use the FTP function for uploading the recordings (MP4 video format), please select the
H.264 codec.
H.264: The H.264 codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and IE
Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
MJPEG: The MJPEG codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and
IE Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
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6.7.9
Network Test
The Ping utility is useful in diagnosing connectivity problems by obtaining responses from
nodes progressively farther along the network. DNS functionality can also be confirmed by
entering a valid DNS name instead of an IP address.
To verify basic network connectivity between the mobile DVR and other LAN or WAN nodes,
click the Ping button.
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6.7.10 Xfleet
You can use EverFocus Xfleet system for fleet management.
Xfleet is a Web-based fleet management system which integrates GPS positioning, 3G/4G
mobile wireless communication and GIS (Geographic Information System) techniques,
allowing users to easily track, monitor and manage any type of fleet vehicles on a Web
browser anywhere and anytime.
With Xfleet, not only can you reduce overall costs by effectively utilizing resources such as
vehicles, fuel, and manpower, but you can improve the management efficiency and business
performance by keeping and analyzing the historical records (graphical reports) of the vehicle
data as needed.
To successfully establish the connection between the MDVR and Xfleet system, enter the IP
Address, Port Number, account ID and Password of the Xfleet server. Click Save to save the
settings.
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6.8 Schedule Setting
You can set up the recording schedule with the desired time, event types or FPS.
6.8.1
Express Setup
You can set up a weekly recording schedule for the mobile DVR to automatically record videos.
Weekend Start: Select a start date and time for the weekend.
Weekend End: Select an end date and time for the weekend.
Daytime Starts: Select a weekday start time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime begins).
Daytime Ends: Select a weekday end time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime ends).
Record Type: Select a recording type for each time period.
Disable: No recording during the scheduled time period.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
Normal (FPS): Set up the fps for continuous recording.
Event (FPS): Set up the fps for event recording.
Activities: Check the box to enable the Buzzer, Alarm Out, E-mail and Network actions
selected in 6.3 Event when an event occurs during the selected time period.
Note: For Holiday and Others, you can set up the recording schedule in 6.7.2 Holidays.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.8.2 Holidays
In addition to set up a weekly recording schedule, you can also set up a holiday recording
schedule to automatically record videos on a specific day of the year.
Date Type: Select Holiday or Others if you have configured the settings in 6.7.1 Express Setup.
The Holiday and Others are two different groups designed for you to assign special days
independently.
Recurrent Type: Select a date layout for the selected group above.
Disabled: Select to disable the Holiday / Others recording schedule.
One time: Select this option and then set up the specific date and year in the Details field.
The mobile DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Month/date: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field. The
mobile DVR will start recording on this date yearly.
Month/Weekday: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field.
The mobile DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Details: Click to specify the date for the selected group above.
Previous: Previous Page (30 Holidays Total).
Next: Next Page (30 Holidays Total).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.8.3
Schedule
You can set up the camera recording mode by time of day on specific days of the week and/or
holidays and other days. Please note that after the configuration, you have to check the
Schedule Record box in the Record setting page to enable the schedule recording mode.
Camera: Select a camera number to change the schedule for the selected camera. Each
camera can be controlled during a 24-hour time block for Holiday (Hol), Other (Oth), Sunday
(Sun), Monday (Mon), Tuesday (Tue), Wednesday (Wed), Thursday (Thu), Friday (Fri), or
Saturday (Sat).
Time (0~23): The numbers represent the 24 hours of a day.
Time Bar: The time bar uses three different colors to distinguish each recording mode.
Gray (No Rec): No recording during this time block.
Pink (E): Only events are recorded during this time block.
Blue-green (N+E): (Default) Normal and event recording during this time block.
There are 48 blocks on the time bar, and each block represents half hour respectively. When
moving the cursor onto the time bar, the exact time will appear at the right side of the time
bar (shown as the above figure).
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Schedule setting
1.
Select a camera first and click on desired start time block (no number on it) on a time bar.
At this time, the selected time block will be highlighted in yellow frame and the entire
time bar will be highlighted by red frame.
2.
Click the desired start time block again to confirm, and this block (shows a new sequence
number on it) and all the following blocks will turn to gray. This means the grey time
blocks has been set to No Recording mode.
3.
To change the time blocks to different record mode (which shows a different color),
users need to click again on the block (with number on it) of any section. Every time the
user clicks the first block of a section, the color switches from gray->pink ->blue-green.
4.
Repeat the above steps to configure the record modes. You can configure up to six
record modes on each time bar.
Click the “Edit Timezone” button to edit the recording parameters for a time zone.
Editing Timezone:
From: Displays time zone start time.
To: Displays time zone end time.
Record: Displays Record mode.
Resolution: Recording resolution is displayed.
Normal: Frame rate in FPS for continuous recording. It is important to keep track of the
normal recording resources being allocated at each hours of the day. Increasing the Normal
recording resolution and/or rate can inadvertently request more recording resources than the
mobile DVR is capable of delivering, or allocate so much of the mobile DVRs resources that
there is no excess available for increased FPS rate and/or resolution in response to an Event.
The speed is limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the mobile DVR as allocated
across TV standard in global setting, all the installed cameras, with an upper limit of 30 FPS
(NTSC – 25 PAL) per individual camera (real time recording).
Since EverFocus mobile DVRs have the capability to change the FPS rate in response to events,
it may be advisable to reserve some recording capacity for event response.
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Event: Maximum desired frame rate in frames per second (FPS) for event recording; if more
than one camera requires simultaneous event recording, the total for all cameras cannot
exceed the maximum available FPS for the mobile DVR at the corresponding resolution
setting, and the available FPS may be divided across the cameras responding to an event.
Activities: Check this box to enable notifications enabled elsewhere (Buzzer, Alarm out, E-mail,
and Network Alarm) when an event occurs.
Apply to Days: This button can be used to copy schedules to other days. Select which days
you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all days, “Clear All” deselects all days. Click “OK” to
copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
Apply to Cameras: This button can be used to copy schedules to other cameras. Select which
cameras you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all cameras, “Clear All” deselects all cameras.
Click “OK” to copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
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6.9 System Setting
You can configure the general settings for the mobile DVR in this menu.
6.9.1
Date / Time
You can set up the date and time for the mobile DVR.
Note: Clicking Save at this page will disable the Daylight Saving function if this function has
been enabled. Therefore, after setting up the time at this page, you need to go to Daylight
Saving page to reset and enable the daylight saving time if the function is needed. Please
refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving for detailed information.
Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the date.
Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the time.
Date Format: Select a date format from the drop-down list.
Time Format: Select a time format from the drop-down list.
Time Zone: Select a time zone for the mobile DVR to adjust to when updating from the time
server.
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Time Sync: You can synchronize the MDVR time with NTP server or GPS time.
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Disable: Select to disable the time synchronization function.
NTP: Select to synchronize the MDVR time with NTP server. You will have to further set up
the NTP Server and NTP Update Interval settings below.
GPS: Select to synchronize the MDVR time with GPS time. For this function to work, a GPS
antenna is required to connect to the MDVR to receive GPS signal.
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NTP Server: If NTP is selected from the Time Sync drop-down list above, you will have to
further select a NTP Server. The NTP Server displays the time server address that the mobile
DVR uses for time synchronization. For this function to work, operating network configuration
and WAN or LAN access to a compatible NTP server is required. The default NTP address is
the NTP server in Taiwan. To find a compatible NTP address of the mobile DVR’s physical
location, follow the steps below:
a. Use a computer connected to the Network.
b. Click Start > Run > type “command” and then click OK.
c. In the DOS Prompt, type “ping pool.ntp.org” to find out the IP address of an NTP Server.
NTP Update Interval: If NTP is selected from the Time Sync drop-down list above, you will
have to further set up the NTP Update Interval, which is the frequency that the system
automatically updates the time via the NTP server. Select Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
Daylight Saving: This Auto daylight saving function is used for the system to automatically set
up the daylight saving time but it is currently reserved for the users in the United States. So, if
you want to set up the daylight saving time, please go to Daylight Saving setting page to
manually set up the time (refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving).
For the users in United States, if they want to use the Auto daylight saving functions, please
follow the steps below:
1. Select a U.S Time zone (GMT -05:00 ~ GMT -08:00).
2. Enable the NTP.
3. Enter a NTP server IP address in United States.
4. Select Auto in the Daylight Saving drop-down list.
5. Click Save to save the settings.
6. The Daylight Saving setting page (refer to 6.9.2 Daylight Saving) will be grayed out and
automatically set to the correct daylight saving time.
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6.9.2
Daylight Saving
You can configure the settings for mobile DVR to automatically adjust to daylight saving time.
Note:
1. If this page is grayed out, it means that you have enabled the Auto daylight saving
function, please refer to 6.9.1 Date/Time.
2. If you need to use the Daylight Saving function, you must set up the date and time
settings first in Date/Time page. Because if you change any setting or just click Save in
Date/Time page, the Daylight Saving function will be disabled.
Daylight Saving: Check the box to enable automatic daylight saving time (DST).
Start Date: Set the start date for daylight saving time.
Start Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time begins.
Set To (hh:mm): This is what the time will change to when daylight saving begins. For most
regions, this will be one hour ahead of the “Start Time”.
End Date: Set the end date for daylight saving time.
End Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time ends.
The time change difference on the End Date will be the same as the difference between the
Start Time and End Time entered for the Start Date (typically 1 hour as in the example shown).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.9.3
User Group
This setting page is used for configuring the privilege of the three access levels: Administrator,
Manager and Operator. Check the boxes under an access level to enable the privileges of that
access level. For example, if you check the Clear Log box under the Operator access level,
only the Operator has the privilege to clear log.
Manage User at Own Level: Check this box for the user of an access level to be able to
configure other users’ settings of the same level at the User Management setting page (see
6.9.4 User Management). For example, if this box under the Operator level has been checked,
any user with the Operator privilege can go to the User Management setting page to set up
the settings of other Operators.
User Management: Check this box under an access level to enable the users of that level to
access the User Management and User Group setting page.
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Import Notes for Account Privilege Definition
Users with the Administrator account have full privileges, so the checkboxes under the
Administrator access level will always be grayed out. The Administrator can grant privileges
to both the Manager and Operator while the Manager and Operator can also give certain
privileges to the lower level accounts based on the following rules.
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Account Viewing:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to view all the user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can only view its own and the Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only view its own account.
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Camera Access:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to set up Camera Access right
to all the user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can set up Camera Access right (cameras enabled by the
Administrator account) to itself and Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only set up its own Camera Access right.
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Change Password:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to change password to all the
user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can change password to itself and Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only change its own password.
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Edit User Rights:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to edit user rights to all the
user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can only edit user rights to Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account cannot edit user rights to any accounts.
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6.9.4
User Management
You can create multiple user accounts (max: 20 user accounts) with different privileges. The
mobile DVR has default user accounts which you can choose to copy, edit, add or delete, and
the default password is 11111111.
Copy: Click the
account.
button to copy the settings of an existing user account to a new user
Edit: Click the
button to edit the settings of an existing user account.
Add: Click the
button to add a new user.
Delete: Click the
button to delete
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Login: Check the box to enable the User Login function after logging out the mobile DVR. For
details on logging in the mobile DVR, please refer to 3.2.1 Login.
Auto User Log Off: Check the box to automatically logoff the mobile DVR after 3 minutes of
inactivity.
Password Renew after xx days: Input a number of days to renew the password of the MDVR.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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You can further configure each user account and its settings individually, see the steps below:
1. Click on a user account.
2. Click the Add, Copy or Edit button, and the following page appears.
User Name: Click to bring up the keyboard and input the desired user name.
User Group: Select a user group (access level). There are three options: Administrator,
Manager and Operator. The Administrator has the highest user privilege level, the
Operator has the lowest user privilege level, and Manager is in the middle.
Status: Select to enable or disable the user account.
Password: Input the password.
Confirm: Enter the same password again to confirm.
Camera Access: Click to bring up the Camera Access setting page, and check the boxes
to enable the live, playback or PTZ functions of the cameras for local or remote access.
User Right: Check the boxes to enable the functions for the user account.
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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6.9.5
I/O Control
The I/O Control setup menu is used to define the settings for controlling the mobile DVR
through RS-485 / RS-232 communication protocol and for mobile DVR to control the
connected PTZ cameras. Please note that the RS-232 port on the mobile DVR is currently
reserved.
RS-232
Type: Select Control or Text Insert.
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or
information through the RS-232 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds:
1200 BPS, 2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for
this option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS-232 connection. There are two different
stop bits, 1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
Note: For details on the RS-232 related settings, please consult the Technical Support
Department of EverFocus.
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RS-485
PTZ Protocol: Select PTZ protocol, choose from the following protocols: Transparent, Pelco_D,
Pelco_P, Everfocus or Samsung. (Note: All cameras on the RS-485 bus must use the same
protocol)
485 ID: This is the ID used by the EKB500 to send commands to the mobile DVR. On an RS-485
connection, every device (PTZ, mobile DVR and controller) must be assigned an unique ID
number between 0 and 127.
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or
information through the RS-485 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds:
1200 BPS, 2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for
this option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS232 connection. There are two different stop
bits, 1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
GPS
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or information
through the RS-485 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds: 1200 BPS, 2400 BPS,
4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for this
option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS232 connection. There are two different stop bits,
1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
Control: One remote control can be used to operate four mobile DVRs. The mobile DVR to be
addressed is selected by pressing the key corresponding to its ID number on the IR Remote
control. Please refer to Appendix E: IR Remote Control.
IR Controller ID: Set up an ID for the mobile DVR and allow the IR remote control to control
this mobile DVR.
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6.9.6
EKB200 Setting
You can connect an EKB200, which is EverFocus’ USB keyboard, to the USB port on the DVR to
control the Iris, focus or the pre-configured PTZ control functions of the connected cameras.
For details on how to configure the PTZ control functions, including Preset Position, Auto Pan,
Tour and Pattern, please refer to 4.1 PTZ.
The control keys on the EKB200
After connecting the EKB200 keyboard to the DVR and configuring the PTZ control functions,
you need to configure the above setup page to define the function for each control key on
the keyboard. Click the Save button to save the settings. Once you press the control key on
the keyboard, the camera will do the action which you’ve defined for the key.
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【Key No】 The control key number on the keyboard.
【Activities】 Select an item from the drop-down list to define the function for each key on
the keyboard.
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Set Preset: You can use the joystick on the keyboard to select a position and then press
this key to save the position as the Preset Position.
Go to Preset: Press this key to let the camera go to the Preset Position number specified in
the Value column.
Go to Home: Press this key and the camera will go to the Preset Position 1.
Clear Preset: Press this key to clear the Preset Position number specified in the Value
column.
Run Auto Pan: Press this key to start the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Stop Auto Pan: Press this key to stop the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Tour Run: Press this key to start running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Tour Stop: Press this key to stop running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Pattern Run: Press this key to start running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Pattern Stop: Press this key to stop running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Set Auto Tracking: Press this key to switch On / Off the Auto-Tracking function.
Select Tracking Object: Press the key to display the tracking crosshairs on the screen. Use
the joystick on the keyboard to select the desired tracking object and press this key again
to save the selection.
Toggle Full Screen: Press this key to toggle between the full screen and current screen.
【Value】 Type in the number for the selected Action item. For example, selecting Go to
Preset from the Action drop-down list and typing in 2 in the Value column represents the
Preset Position 2.
To activate the EKB200 keyboard on the PTZ Live View window, click the PTZ
icon on the
OSD Root Menu, and then you are able to control the PTZ camera over the EKB200 keyboard
(please refer to 4.1 PTZ).
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6.9.7
Miscellaneous
You can upgrade the latest firmware, restore the factory default settings to the mobile DVR,
upload / save the mobile DVR configuration settings from / to the USB or change the
language in this setup menu.
Firmware
Current Firmware Version: Shows the current firmware version of the mobile DVR.
Upgrade: Click to upgrade the latest firmware. Note you will need to restore the firmware file
to the USB flash device and then connect the USB flash device to the mobile DVR.
Configurations
Load Factory Default: Click to restore the mobile DVR to factory default settings. The User
Account, Network IP Settings, and Time settings will not be affected.
Load From USB: Click to upload the mobile DVR configurations restored in the USB flash
device.
Save To USB: Click to save the mobile DVR configurations to the USB flash device.
Language: Choose which language the mobile DVR uses.
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Allowed Remote Reboot: Check the box to enable restarting the mobile DVR via the Network.
Shutdown: Click the Shutdown button if you need to turn off the mobile DVR. When the
message as below pops up on the screen, you can now turn off the mobile DVR.
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6.10 Information
You can see the mobile DVR information and Log data in this menu. Or export the log data to the
USB storage device.
6.10.1 System
In the System Menu, you can only see the information of the mobile DVR, Network or HDD.
No configuration can be done in this menu.
【System】
Version: Displays the firmware version.
Model: Displays the model name of the mobile DVR.
NTSC / PAL: Displays the current video format automatically detected by the mobile DVR.
S/N: Display the serial number of the mobile DVR.
【LAN】
IP: Displays the IP address set up in the Network or Express menu.
MAC: Displays the MAC address. This option cannot be changed.
MVR Name: Displays the DDNS name if configured.
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Network ID: The ID number for EverFocus’ CMS as set up in the LAN menu.
【Status】
Disk: Displays the status of the internal hard disks. Normal hard disk operation is indicated by
“OK”.
Fans: Displays the status of the internal fan. Normal fan operation is indicated by “OK”.
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6.10.2 Log
You can choose, display or export log data using this menu.
From Date / To Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the start / end date.
From Time / To Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the start / end time.
Log Type: Select the desired log types.
View Log: Click to bring up the Log List shown as below.
Clear Log: Click to delete all the selected log data.
Export Log to USB: Click the Export button to export the log data to the USB storage device.
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Chapter
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7. Remote Access to the Mobile DVR
7.1
Accessing the Mobile DVR on the Network
Follow the steps below to access the mobile DVR from a computer.
1.
Open an Internet Explorer window and in the address bar type the IP address.
Local connection:
http:// (IP address from the mobile DVR’s Network Menu): IP port used
e.g. http://192.168.1.163:2468
Internet connection:
http:// (IP address given by your Internet Service Provider): IP port used
e.g. http://57.182.67.204:2468
2.
The Login window pops up. Type the User Name and Password. The default User Name is
admin, while the password is 11111111. Click OK.
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3.
If you log in for the first time, follow the instruction steps on the interface to update the
latest Plugin version (ePlayer). After reloading the webpage, the login window pops up
again. Type the user ID and password to log in again. By default, the user ID is admin and the
password is 11111111.
Note for the first time login:
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The “Download ePlayer Instruction” page will only be prompted for the first time login in
order to update the system to the latest plugin version.
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When the Plug-in blocked appears on the browser, select Always allow plug-ins on xxx,
click Done and then reload the webpage.
4.
Now you will be able to see the remote live page.
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If you encounter the following problem or still can’t access the remote Web interface, please see
below:
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If the Error window appears, please be sure to close ALL the Web browser windows first and
then click Retry. When the Completing the ePlayer Setup Wizard window shows up, click
Finish. Then, you can open a new browser again to access the DVR’s remote Web interface.
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If your PC or laptop is running with Windows, it’s required to run the browser as
administrator when first entering the remote web page of the device. Go to C:\Program Files
(x86)\Internet Explorer, right-click the browser and then click Run as administrator.
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You may need to turn User Account Control off if you still can’t see the Remote Live View. On
the computer, click Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Action Center (click
Change User Account Control Settings), the User Account Control Settings window appears.
Adjust the slide bar to Never Notify and then click OK. Restart your computer if requested.
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7.2 Remote Live View
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No.
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Name
Menu Bar
Layout
Sub / Main
Description
For configuring the mobile DVR. Please refer to 7.3 Menu Bar.
Click to select a desired layout.
Click to switch between the Main stream and Sub stream.
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Speaker /
Microphone /
Snapshot
Click the Speaker button to transfer audio to the client side from
mobile DVR if there is a speaker on the PC and a microphone and
preamp attached to the mobile DVR, and audio recording is enabled
on the mobile DVR.
Click the Microphone button to transfer audio to mobile DVR from
client side if there is a microphone attached to the PC and an
amplifier and speaker attached to the mobile DVR.
Click the Snapshot button to save a snapshot of the video image
currently being displayed.
5
Channel Buttons
Click to display the channel in full screen.
6
Status Highlight
Black Circle: Indicates the mobile DVR is recording in sub-stream.
Red Circle: Indicates the mobile DVR is recording in main-stream.
White: Indicates the live view is in a normal status.
Orange: Indicates a motion event is being detected.
Blue: Indicates video loss.
Red: Indicates an alarm / event is triggered.
Grey: Indicates the live view is disabled.
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Live View
Window
Double-click on a camera image to enlarge the current display to full
screen; double-click again to return to the normal view.
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7.3 Menu Bar
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No
Name
Description
1
Live View
Click to display the live view window.
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Express
Click to configure global express settings for all cameras. Please refer to
7.3.1 Express.
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Camera
Click to configure the camera settings. Please refer to 7.3.2 Camera.
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Record
Event
Disk
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Display Setting
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Network
Click to configure the record settings. Please refer to 7.3.3 Record.
Click to configure the alarm / event settings. Please refer to 7.3.4 Event.
Click to display the HDD information. Please refer to 7.3.5 Disk.
Click to configure the display settings for displaying the camera
information on the camera live view. Please refer to 7.3.6 Display
Setting.
Click to configure the network settings. Please refer to 7.3.7 Network.
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Schedule
Click to configure the recording schedule. Please refer to 7.3.8 Schedule.
10
System Setting
Click to configure the Mobile DVR time / user privilege / IO control / UI
language or upgrading firmware and etc. Please refer to 7.3.9 System
Setting.
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System
Information
Displays the system information. Please refer to 7.3.10 Information.
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Copy
13
Search
Click to archive the recordings from the Mobile DVR to the client PC.
Please refer to 7.3.11 Copy.
Search the recordings for remote playback. Please refer to 7.3.12 Search.
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PTZ
Click to control the connected PTZ cameras. Please refer to 7.3.13 PTZ.
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7.3.1 Express
This menu is used to configure global express settings for all cameras.
Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the system date.
Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the system clock.
Record Mode: Select a recording mode from the drop-down list.
Blank: Select this option for all cameras to keep the current individual record settings without
any changes. Please refer to 7.3.1 Express for more details.
Normal+Event: Set all cameras to the Continuous and Event recording mode. Set up the
estimated number of hours per day for event recording.
Event Only: Set all cameras to the Event only recording mode. Set up the estimated number
of hours per day for event recording.
Schedule Record: Set all cameras to the Schedule recording mode.
Miscellaneous:
Quick Playback: Check the box to enable the Quick Playback function as described below.
Playback From X Seconds ago: When the DVR is put into playback mode, it will begin playing
from the selected time. Choose from 60 to 3600 seconds prior to the present time.
Save: Click to save and apply the settings to the DVR. The system will automatically adjust the
recording frame rate according to your settings.
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7.3.2 Camera
7.3.2.1 Basic Setting
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Title: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard for assigning a title for the selected camera.
Each title supports up to 16 characters.
Install: Check the box to enable the selected camera. If this box is unchecked, the mobile DVR
will not get the camera streaming.
Covert: Check the box to hide the camera stream in Live View and Sequence modes. However,
the MDVR will still record the videos and the recordings can be played back by users who
have the privilege to playback. For details on enabling the Covert function, please refer to
4.8.1 Temporarily Logout.
Record Mode: Select a record mode from the drop-down list.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
Main / Sub Resolution: Select the most suitable resolution for the Main Stream and Sub
Stream. If you connect eZ.HD cameras (1080p) to the MDVR, the main stream resolution
option will display 1920x1080 only. If you connect eZ.HD cameras (720p) to the MDVR, the
main stream resolution option will display 1280x720 only. The Sub Stream is designed for
remote operation, such as remote live view and remote playback. Please refer to 7.2 Remote
Live View for more details.
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Main Stream
Sub Stream
eZ.HD Camera (1080p): 1920x1080
eZ.HD Camera (720p): 1280x720
WD1 or D1 Camera: 960x480 / 704x480 / 352x240
352x240 / 176x120
Record Quality: Select a recording quality for the Main Stream and Sub Stream. The options
include Low, Basic, Standard, High and Superior. The higher the quality, the more the HDD
space is used.
Normal Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for continuous recording. The speed is
limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the MDVR as allocated across all the
installed cameras, with upper limit of 30 FPS (NTSC) / 25 FPS (PAL) per individual camera
respectively (real time recording).
Event Speed: Select a frame rate per second (FPS) for event recording.
Ratio: Select 4:3 or 16:9 display aspect ratio of a camera, and its video will be displayed in 4:3
or 16:9 format on that channel screen.
Record Audio: Check the box to enable audio recording on the MDVR, and then select an
audio input device.
PTZ ID: To allow the DVR to recognize and then control the connected PTZ camera, you have
to set up an ID for the PTZ camera. Select On and then enter an ID for the camera. This ID
must match the ID address set up on the PTZ camera. For setting up the ID address on the PTZ
camera, please refer to the User’s Manual of your PTZ camera.
PTZ Speed: Select a PTZ speed from the PTZ Speed drop-down list for the camera to move to
the directions when you use the direction buttons during the configuration period.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.2.2 Adjust Setting
You can adjust the Brightness, Contrast and Color of the selected camera.
Camera: Select a camera to adjust the following settings.
Brightness: Move the bar to adjust the brightness.
Contrast: Move the bar to adjust the contrast.
Color: Move the bar to adjust the color.
UTC: You can use the UTC panel to bring up the camera OSD here. Please see the figure and
instructions on the next page.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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eZ Controller (Control Camera OSD Setting from DVR End)
Traditionally, the CCTV installer needs to take a portable monitor to connect to the camera
for controlling the camera OSD at the camera installation site as the Diagram A below. It will
take extra effort, time and people to adjust the camera.
Now, EverFocus’ eZ.Controller allows users to control the camera OSD simply on the monitor
at the DVR end as illustrated in Diagram B.
A
B
Traditional Way to Control Camera OSD
Control Camera OSD at Camera End
DVR End
Use eZ.Controller to Control Camera OSD
Camera OSD Control Directly at DVR End
Camera End
DVR End
Camera End
1. On the Adjust setting page. Select the camera you want to adjust.
2. Click the
button, and the camera OSD menu will be displayed.
3. You can easily use the direction buttons on the UTC Panel to control the camera’s OSD
setting menu.
4. To exit the setting, click the Left button.
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7.3.3
Record
You can configure the basic recording settings.
Record Overwrite: Check the box to overwrite the hard disk / SD card when it is full. Note that
unless this box is checked, or the mobile DVR will stop recording when the hard disk / SD card
is full. The use of record overwrite is strongly recommended. If you do not use this feature,
please be sure to enable the Event setting for Disk Full for notification (see 7.3.4.6 Other). For
SD card, when the card is full, the “SD Card Disk Full” message will automatically pop-up.
Schedule Record: Check the box to record by the schedule to the hard disk. Please see .7.3.8
Schedule Setting for more details.
Time Stamp: Select Top / Bottom to overlay time information on the top / bottom of the
recording streams. Select Off to disable the function.
Record Status Relay Output: Select a number to monitor the recording status of the selected
alarm relay. The recording status of the selected alarm relay will be transmitted to the alarm
output device.
Power Delay-On: Set the delay time to supply power to the mobile DVR in order to avoid
excess consumption surge at ignition.
Power Delay-Off: Set the delay time to power off the mobile DVR after ignition off. It can
extend the recording time after ignition off.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.4
Event
You can configure the Alarm, Video Loss, Motion and Other settings in this menu.
7.3.4.1 Alarm
Alarm: Select an Alarm input number from 1 to 16.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Alarm trigger function for the selected alarm input.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the alarm event occurs. Note that the pre-alarm recording rate will follow the
Normal Speed configured in the earlier section (see 7.3.2.1 Basic Setting).
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when an alarm event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification with a snapshot file when an alarm
event is detected. Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see
7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when an alarm
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7
Alarm Server).
Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The mobile DVR will lock a period of time when the alarm
occurs. The length of the time depends on mobile DVR setting (see 7.3.5.3 Lock / Format).
SD Backup: Check the box to enable Alarm event backup recordings to the SD card. When an
alarm is triggered, the mobile DVR will record the alarm event to the SD card for 60 seconds
start from the triggered time. The SD card will start recording the next alarm event only when
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the recording process is done (the alarm events occurred during the SD card recording
process will be ignored and not be recorded). Up to four alarm events can be simultaneously
recorded if the alarms are triggered at the same time.
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 7.3.7.6 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 1 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor/Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera associated with the
selected alarm number to display full screen on the monitor. The full screen camera view will
last according to the Output Type selected in the field above.
Record: Select a camera to start recording when the associated alarm number is triggered.
Input Type: Select an input type when the selected alarm number is triggered. The options
include N.O. and N.C.
Active Camera: This function is for associating an alarm trigger with a specific camera. For
example, if you set up an external motion detector near Camera 2, you can select Camera 2 in
this field. The alarm will be associated with this camera for full screen display, event logging
and PTZ actions.
PTZ: If the Active Camera selected above is a PTZ camera, you can further set up the PTZ
actions in this field.
The following time synchronization function must work with the radio-controller clock.
Time Sync Enable: Check to enable the time synchronization with the connected radiocontrolled clock.
Time Sync Interval: Select a time sync interval time (by hour) for the MDVR to synchronize
the time with the radio-controlled clock.
Time Sync Range: The time sync range means the allowed time difference between the MDVR
and the radio clock. If the time difference exceeds the entered time sync range (by second),
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the MDVR cannot be synchronized unless you manually set up the exact same time as the
clock or within the time sync range.
For example, if the radio-controlled clock time is 12:00:00 and you enter 30 seconds for the
time sync range, the allowed time difference between the MDVR and the clock should be
within 30 seconds which means the MDVR time can be 11:59:30 ~ 12:00:30.
Time Sync Range
30 Seconds
60 Seconds
Radio-controlled Clock time
12:00:00
12:00:00
DVR time
11:59:30~12:00:30
11:59:00~12:01:00
First Sync of: Enter a first sync start time.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.4.2 Video Loss
You can enable Video Loss Event function and configure video loss notifications in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Video Loss event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record video loss events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a video loss event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a video loss event is detected.
Email operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when video loss
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7
Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.4.3 Motion
You can enable the Motion Event function and configured the related settings including motion
event notifications and motion areas in this menu.
Camera: Select a camera to be configured.
Enable: Check the box to enable the Motion Event settings for the selected camera.
Log: Check the box to record motion events to log data.
Pre-alarm Record: Check the box to start copying the recordings to the hard disk from 5
seconds before the motion event occurs. Note that the pre-alarm recording rate will follow
the Normal Speed configured in the above section (see 7.3.2.1 Basic Setting).
Buzzer: Check the box to enable the buzzer when a motion event is triggered.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when a motion event is detected. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when motion
occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the
Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm
Server).
Auto Lock: Check the box and the events will be recorded in a write protected segment of the
hard disk (will not be overwritten). The mobile DVR will lock a period of time when the alarm
occurs. The length of the time depends on mobile DVR setting (see 7.3.5.3 Lock / Format).
FTP Upload: Check the box to enable uploading recordings to the FTP server function. To
setup the FTP server, please refer to 7.3.7.6 FTP.
FTP Upload File Type: Select MP4 file type to upload videos to FTP server; select JPEG file
type to upload snapshots to the FTP server.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output relay. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
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Output Type: Select an output type when an alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the motion event. The
alarm output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Main Monitor/Call Monitor: Select Full Screen to force the camera which detects motion to
display full screen on the monitor. The full screen camera view will last according to the
Output Type selected in the field above.
Edit Motion Grid: Press the button to bring up the Motion Setting menu. To edit the motion
grids, please refer to the instructions later in this section.
Apply To: Click the button to apply the same settings to the desired cameras.
Save: Click to save the settings.
To Edit the Motion Grids:
1.
Click the Edit Motion Grid button, the Motion Setting menu appears.
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2.
Click Set All to set all area for motion detection, the selected area will be highlighted in
purple. Click Clear All to clear all the selected area.
You can also customize the motion area by clicking on each grid. Or drag a rectangle with
your mouse to enable (from top to bottom / upper-left to lower-right) or disable the
motion area (from bottom to top / lower-right to upper-left).
3.
Set up the Sensitivity and Min Area for the motion grids.
Sensitivity: Sets up the motion sensitivity for the grids. The larger the number, the higher
the sensitivity.
Min Area: This function is designed to prevent false detections caused by small objects. If
you select 2, only the object size larger than 2-grid size can be detected.
4.
Click the Save and Back button to save the settings and then return to the Motion menu.
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7.3.4.4 GPS Event
You can configure the GPS settings to display the vehicle speed on the live view / recordings, or
to set up the GPS events including higher speed limit / GPS fencing for alarm notification.
【Event Action】: You can configure the alarm types for GPS events.
Email Notify: Check box to enable email notification when GPS event occurs. Email
operation requires valid email settings entered in the Email setup screen (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check box to send out a network alarm to the client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for mobile DVR
to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: This will transmit a signal through the alarm output relay. It can be set to
either “NONE” (not active), “1” (active) or “2” (active).
Output Type: Output action when alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Alarm output lasts for the set time duration.
Permanent: Alarm will be continuously active until user presses the “Enter” key or
resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains active until event ends.
Trans+Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the set
time duration.
Timeout Duration: The amount of time the buzzer sounds when GPS event occurs.
【Fencing】: You can set up the geo-fencing event for alarm notification.
GPS Alarm: Select On / Off to enable / disable GPS Fencing alarm.
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GPS Border Type: Select Circle or Rectangle for the GPS border type.
Coordinate Express: Select DMS to set up the latitude and longitude of the border in Degrees
/ Minutes / Seconds; or select Decimal Degrees to set up the border in decimal degrees.
If you select Circle in the GPS Border Type field, the following settings will appear:
Center Latitude: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Center Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
Radius: Select radius value from kilometer (Km) or mile (Mi).
If you select Rectangle in the GPS Border Type field, the following settings will appear:
Upper Left Latitude: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Upper Left Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
Lower Right Latitude: Select S (South) or N (North) and then set the latitude.
Lower Right Longitude: Select E (East) or W (West) and then set the latitude.
【Speed】: You can display the vehicle speed on the live view / recordings or to set up the
higher speed limit event for alarm notification.
GPS Speed: Select whether to display the vehicle speed or not.
Speed Higher Limit: Set the vehicle speed to determine at which level the alarm will be
triggered. Once the vehicle reaches the setup speed, the alarm will be triggered.
Speed Unit: Select KPH (kilometer per hour) or MPH (mile per hour) to display the vehicle
speed on live view or recordings.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.4.5 G-Sensor Event
You can configure the gravity value of the X, Y and Z-axial, once the vehicle reach the setup
value, the alarm will be triggered.
G-Sensor: Select On / Off to enable / disable G-Sensor function.
Email Notify: Check box to enable email notification when GPS is lost. Email operation
requires valid email settings entered in the Email setup screen (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check box to send out a network alarm to the client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for mobile DVR to
send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
XY Axial Trigger Value: Set XY Axial trigger value, alarm will be triggered when acceleration
reaches this value in horizontal direction with respect to the horizon. The available setup
value is between 0 ~127 (1000mg = 1 Gravity).
Z Axial Trigger Value: Set Z Axial trigger value, alarm will be triggered when vertical
acceleration reaches this value. The available setup value is between 0 ~127 (1000mg = 1
Gravity).
Alarm Output: This will transmit a signal through the alarm output relay. It can be set to
either “NONE” (not active), “1” (active) or “2” (active).
Output Type: Output action when alarm is triggered.
Timeout: Alarm output lasts for the set time duration.
Permanent: Alarm will be continuously active until user presses the “Enter” key or resets the
alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains active until event ends.
Trans+Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the set time
duration.
Timeout Duration: The amount of time the buzzer sounds when GPS is lost. Duration
selectable from 1 to 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.4.6 Other
You can configure the system event settings and enable the Buzzer or Email alert for
notifications.
Fan Failure
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when an alarm event is detected. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when an alarm
event occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7
Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Disk Temperature.
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when System / Hard Disk’s (HD) temperature is over
the “Temp. Warning Limit”.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when system / Hard Disk’s (HD)
temperature is over the “Temp. Warning Limit”. Email operation requires valid email entered
in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC. This feature works
with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for the mobile
DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Stop Recording: Check box to stop recording when System / HD’s temperature is over the
“Temp. Warning Limit”.
Temp. Warning Limit: Sets the trigger temperature for System / HD Temperature event
actions. Choose between 45°C /113°F and 70°C /158°F.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Disk Failure
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when Hard Disk (HD) fails.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD fails. Email operation requires
valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD fails. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Output action will be Transparent and cannot be changed (alarm output
remains as long as the alarm condition is active).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Disk Full
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when HD is full.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when HD is full. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is full.
This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server
for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is full.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Disk Off
Buzzer: The buzzer will activate when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when Hard Disk (HD) is off. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when HD is off. This
feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server for
the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when HD is off.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Disk Retry Failure
Buzzer: The buzzer will activate when fan is not working.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when Disk Retry Failure occurs. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.6.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when Disk Retry
Failure occurs. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7
Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when Disk Retry Failure occurs.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Power Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when power has been restored. Email
operation requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when power has
been restored. This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure
the Alarm Server for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7
Alarm Server).
Note: As alarms and emails cannot be transmitted without power, the log entry is made when
power is restored, and any notifications cannot be made until that time.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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Network Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when network is lost.
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when the network is lost.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Note: This function only checks the physical connection (link) to the network. Any network
behavior that blocks data connectivity (blocked ports, IP addressing errors, etc.) is not
detected by this function.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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GPS Loss
Log: Check the box to record alarm events to log data.
Buzzer: Check the box to enable buzzer when GPS is lost.
Email Notify: Check the box to send email notification when GPS is lost. Email operation
requires valid email entered in the Email setup menu (see 7.3.7.4 Email).
Network Alarm: Check the box to send out a network alarm to a client PC when GPS is lost.
This feature works with EverFocus’ CMS software. You will need to configure the Alarm Server
for the mobile DVR to send network alarms to the client PC (see 7.3.7.7 Alarm Server).
Alarm Output: Select an alarm output number. When an alarm is triggered, the signal will be
transmitted through the selected alarm output relay.
Output Type: Select an output type when the GPS is lost.
Timeout: Select this option and then set up the Timeout Duration in the field below, the
alarm output will last for the setup duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Permanent: Alarm will remain active until the user presses the “Enter” key on the IR
Remote Control or resets the alarm remotely.
Transparent: Alarm output remains as long as the alarm input is active.
Trans + Timeout: Alarm output continues until event ends, then continues for the setup
duration time (10 ~ 150 seconds).
Timeout Duration: This function only appears when you select Timeout or Trans + Timeout
options in the Output Type drop-down list. Select a duration time for the event. The alarm
output will last for the setup duration time between 10 and 150 seconds.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.5
Disk
The Disk menu is used to review the mobile DVR’s hard drive settings and status. No value in
this menu can be configured by the operator.
7.3.5.1 Disk
Record Time (Start): Shows the earliest recording time of the mobile DVR.
Record Time (End): Shows the latest or most current time on the mobile DVR.
Disk: Select a disk number.
Health Status: Displays the current status of the selected disk.
Disk Temperature: Displays the current temperature of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Total): Shows the total space of the selected disk.
Disk Size (Usage): Shows the used space of the selected disk.
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7.3.5.2 SD Card
On this page, you can see the SD card information including the status, disk size and usage.
You can also format the SD card using the Format SD button.
The SD card can be used for alarm event backup recording function. To activate the function,
insert a SD card to the SD card slot on the front panel of the mobile DVR (see 2.3 SD Card
Installation) and then configure the alarm settings (see 7.3.4.1 Alarm).
Unmount SD: Before removing the SD card from the mobile DVR, please click the Unmount
SD button first for data safety purpose.
Format SD: Click the button to format the SD card. After formatting the SD card, all the
recordings will be erased and 5% of the card space will be reserved for system use. If you
want to back up the recordings, you can use EverFocus EF-Reader to remotely/locally back up
the recordings from the SD card (see Appendix H Recording Backup through EF Reader).
The Mobile DVR will automatically detect when a new SD card has been inserted and the
below SD card format message will pop-up. Click Yes to format the SD card. The formatting
process will take about 30 ~ 60 seconds. Note that only the formatted SD card can be used for
event recording function.
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7.3.5.3 Lock/Format
You can control the percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked Event Recordings.
You can also format the hard disk if necessary.
Maximum Lock (%): Sets the maximum percentage of the hard disk space reserved for Locked
Event Recordings. To set up the Locked Event Recordings, please select the Auto Lock item in
7.3.3.3 Motion or 7.3.3.1 Alarm.
Current Lock (%): Displays the current percentage of the locked event recordings in the hard
disk. If the amount of locked event recordings has reached the maximum lock percentage, the
mobile DVR will be unable to lock new event recordings.
Unlock All: Click this button to unlock the locked part of hard disk.
Delete All: Click this button to delete all the unlocked data in the hard disk. WARNING: This
will effectively ERASE the hard disk’s contents, except for the locked portion.
Format Disk: Click this button to format the whole HDD. WARNING: This will effectively ERASE
the ENTIRE hard disk!!
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.6
Display Setting
You can configure the settings for displaying the camera / mobile DVR information on the live
view image. You can also set up the sequencing order for the Main / Call monitor.
7.3.6.1 Monitor OSD
Check the boxes under the Main Monitor / Call Monitor fields will display the selected items on
the live view image.
Main Monitor / Call Monitor
Title: Check the box to display camera titles.
Date/Time: Check the box to display current date/time.
Event Status: Check the box to display event status.
HDD Status: Check the box to display hard drive status.
Playback Date/Time: Check the box to display playback date/time (only for main monitor).
Playback Status: Check the box to display playback status (only for main monitor).
GPS Status: Check the box to display GPS status (only for main monitor).
G-Sensor Status: Check the box to display G-Sensor status (only for main monitor).
Screen Mode: Select the suitable screen mode. Selections are: 1920x1080; 1280x1024;
1024x768; 800x600 (only for main monitor). Please refer to 6.2.1.1 Display Aspect Ratio for
more details.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.6.2 M/T SEQ
You can configure up to 20 steps of the sequencing order for the Main / Call monitor. The
Sequence will repeat continuously from step 1 to step 20 until interrupted.
Monitor: Select Main Monitor or Call Monitor.
Step: The sequencing order.
Camera: Select a camera for the specific step.
Dwell (sec): Sets up the dwell time between 0 and 60 seconds for each step.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.7
Network
The mobile DVR allows you to use a Web browser to remotely view and manage the system. You
can also receive live video streaming from the mobile DVR using your smartphone.
Note: Since every Network Configuration is different, please check with your Network
Administrator or ISP to see if your mobile DVR should use specific IP addresses and/or port
numbers.
7.3.7.1 LAN
According to your network environment, select Static IP, DHCP or PPPoE to configure an IP
address to the mobile DVR.
LAN Port: Select 1 from the drop down list.
Network Type: Three options are selectable: Static IP, DHCP and PPPoE.
Static IP: User can set a fixed IP for network connection.
DHCP: DHCP server in LAN will automatically assign an IP configuration for the network
connection.
PPPoE: For direct connection to the DSL only. Verify with your ISP if they use PPPoE.
IP address: Displays the mobile DVR’s current IPv4 IP Address. A static IP address must be set
manually. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Subnet Mask: Displays the subnet mask for your network so the mobile DVR will be
recognized within the network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Gateway: Displays the gateway on your network for the mobile DVR to use when
communicating with any devices not on the local network. If DHCP is selected, this value will
be assigned automatically.
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DNS Server 1: Displays the primary DNS server for your network. If DHCP is selected and an
internet connection is available, this value should be assigned automatically. This field must
have a valid DNS address in order to use the DDNS feature (see 7.3.7.5 DDNS).
DNS Server 2: This field shows the secondary DNS server for your network.
HTTP Port: Port number for HTTP/WEB communication.
Bandwidth Limit (Kbps): Specify, disabled / 128 K/ 256 K / 512 K / 768K / 1M / 3M bps. This is
the maximum bandwidth that the mobile DVR is allowed to use on the network. This is a
useful function when connecting the mobile DVR to busy or heavily loaded networks, or when
accessing the mobile DVR(s) over a WAN.
Network ID: The network ID is an identifier for the alarm transmitter (mobile DVR sending the
alarm).
Save: Click to save the settings.
Additional information:
1. Set up the mobile DVR Network Menu according to the instructions detailed in the
Networking chapter of this mobile DVR’s manual.
a. If using DHCP, all settings will be detected automatically. While DHCP is a useful tool
for determining the network settings, if you set up your mobile DVR in this manner its
IP address may change at different times for different reasons, particularly after a
power failure. If the IP address of the mobile DVR changes, you may have difficulties
accessing your mobile DVR locally and/or remotely. It is strongly recommended that
you assign a fixed (static) IP address to your mobile DVR, and that in order to avoid
address conflicts the IP address assigned be outside of the DHCP range of addresses
your router issues to DHCP clients. Please do not set the DHCP address issued to the
mobile DVR by the router as its static IP address unless you take specific steps that
program your router to prevent such address conflicts.
b. If using a Fixed IP (recommended), you will need to input the information manually. In
order for DDNS to work, you must enter valid data, compatible with your network, for
all four of the network setting fields: IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the
DNS Address (depending on your network hardware and IP configuration this may be
the IP address of your router/gateway, or it may be the actual IP address of the local
DNS server). The DNS server IP is required because your DNS server provides critical
information necessary for the mobile DVR to communicate with the DDNS server.
You can obtain the actual DNS IP from your Internet Service Provider (ISP); or, from a PC
located on the same LAN as the mobile DVR, go to http://www.dnsserverlist.org/ to obtain a
list of the IP addresses of their recommendation of the best servers to use for your location.
2. If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have ‘opened up’ all the
required network ports in the port forwarding section of your router’s setup options. That
is, you have directed the router to send any incoming traffic using those IP ports to the
LAN IP address of the mobile DVR. Useful information about router port forwarding can
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be found at www.portforward.com . Different routers may use different terms for port
forwarding function. For instance, D-Link calls it virtual server, Netopia calls it pinholes.
The default port for the mobile DVR is: 80
Note: Port 80 is the default port used for Web browsing. Because of this, in order to
prevent the average user from hosting a Web server, most ISPs BLOCK traffic using port 80
from reaching the average site. If you only plan to view your mobile DVR on a LAN, you
can use port 80, and don’t have to concern yourself with DDNS or routers. However, if you
desire remote access to your mobile DVR, perhaps using DDNS (optional), you MUST
select functional ports and set up the port forwarding in your router. Other ports, such as
8080 and 8000 are sometimes blocked by ISPs as well.
What port(s) should be used? There are 65,535 valid IP ports to choose from. These are
broken down into three groups:
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Well Known Ports 0 thru 1023
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Registered Ports 1024 thru 49151
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Dynamic and/or Private Ports 49152 thru 65535
So, rather than encounter a port conflict by choosing a port commonly used for another
purpose (like port 25 for SMTP mail or port 448 for secure sockets), choose an ‘unusual’
port number. For example, add 50,000 to your house number: 50,123 is less likely to lead
to a port conflict. For a list of the known and registered ports, see
http://www.iana.org/assignments/port-numbers
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7.3.7.2 Wireless
Wireless Mode: Three options are selectable: Disable, Static IP and DHCP.
Disable: Select to disable the wireless mode.
Static IP: User can set a fixed IP for network connection.
DHCP: DHCP server in LAN will automatically assign an IP configuration for the network
connection.
IP address: Displays the mobile DVR’s current IPv4 IP Address. A static IP address must be set
manually. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Subnet Mask: Displays the subnet mask for your network so the mobile DVR will be
recognized within the network. If DHCP is selected, this value will be assigned automatically.
Gateway: Displays the gateway on your network for the mobile DVR to use when
communicating with any devices not on the local network. If DHCP is selected, this value will
be assigned automatically.
DNS Server 1: Displays the primary DNS server for your network. If DHCP is selected and an
internet connection is available, this value should be assigned automatically. This field must
have a valid DNS address in order to use the DDNS feature (see 7.3.7.5 DDNS).
DNS Server 2: This field shows the secondary DNS server for your network.
Network Mode: Select a wireless networking standard.
SSID: Enter the name (SSID) of the wireless network.
Shared Key: Enter the password of the wireless network.
Change Channel: Select a wireless channel for the mobile DVR. It’s recommended to select
Auto when there is more than one mobile DVR set up in the same wireless network.
Security Mode: Select a wireless encryption protocol: WEP, WPA and WPA2.
WPA Algorithms: Select a WPA algorithm.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.7.3 Mobile
After connecting the 3G / 4G Receiver to the mobile DVR, you have to set up the mobile
settings for the mobile DVR to connect to the wireless network. Follow the steps below:
Dial Number
Connect
Status
Signal Strength
1. Connect the 3G / 4G Receiver to the mobile DVR. Please refer to the User’s Manual of the
3G / 4G Antenna Module.
2. Select On from the GPRS Service drop-down list and select an authentication (CHAP or
PAP).
3. Insert the APN, Dial Number, User Name and Password provided by the network service
provider and then click the Connect button. The connection status will be displayed in the
Status field below. If it’s connected successfully, the status will display “Success”. And the
network information will be displayed in the fields below.
4. Click the Save button to save the settings. You can now use the IP for remote access to the
mobile DVR.
Note: If a message window pops up “Please insert a 3G modem”, please reboot the mobile
DVR.
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7.3.7.4 Email
You can configure the Email settings for mobile DVR to send Email alert when an event occurs.
SMTP Server: Assign the SMTP (e-mail) server’s name. Note that for more reliable email
service, use the server’s IP address.
SMTP Port: Assign the port number used by the SMTP server.
Authentication: Check this box if the SMTP server requires authentication (user name /
password).
SSL: Check the box if mail server needs communication to be encrypted by SSL.
User Name: Input the login user name if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Password: Input the password if the SMTP server requires authentication.
Confirm: Input the password again to confirm the password.
Sender Email: Input the e-mail address of the sender (the mobile DVR). Sender’s e-mail
address has to match the user name and password above.
Receiver Email 1: Input the first e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 2: Input the second e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Receiver Email 3: Input the third e-mail address that event messages are sent to.
Email Subject: Input email subject.
E-Mail test: You can click the button to test the email function. If the function works fine, a
Pass message will be displayed; otherwise, a Fail message will be displayed.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.7.5 DDNS
DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) is a service used to map a domain name to the dynamic
IP address of a network device. You can set up the DDNS service for remote access to the
mobile DVR.
DDNS assigns a domain name (URL) to the mobile DVR, so that the user does not need to go
through the trouble of checking if the IP address assigned by DHCP Server has changed. Once
the IP is changed, the mobile DVR will automatically update the information to the DDNS to
ensure it is always available for remote access.
Before enabling the following DDNS function, user should have applied for a host name from
the DDS service provider’s website. We support two DDNS server providers:
www.everfocusddns.com and www.dyndns.com.
Note: We highly recommend that you use xxxx.everfocusddns.com for the simplicity of
setting up your mobile DVR.
EverFocus DDNS
Note that the DNS Server 1 (7.3.6.1 LAN) should be set up correctly or the DDNS will not work.
DDNS Service: Select EverfocusDDNS from the drop-down list.
MVR Name: Input the desired name for the mobile DVR, and you can enter up to 32 letters. If
the length of the name exceeds the text field size on the OSD, you can move your cursor onto
the text field to display the entire name on the OSD.
Note that the name of the mobile DVR cannot include a space, or a dot (period) or any special
characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < > " ; : . ,
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Note:
1. It is not necessary to append the HTTP port number to the DDNS name. The EverFocus
DDNS server not only keeps track of your mobile DVR’s IP address, but also keeps track
of the ports.
2. You can go to http://www.everfocusddns.com to check the DDNS name can be
registered or not.
www.dyndns.org
DDNS Service: Select www.dyndns.org from the drop-down list.
Host name: Host name created through the dyndns account.
User name: User name of the dyndns account.
Password: Password of the dyndns account.
Setup Steps:
1. Apply for a host name from www.dyndns.org.
2. Make sure that the DNS Server 1 is set up correctly (see DNS Server 1 in 7.3.7.1 LAN) or
the DDNS will not work.
3. Select www.dyndns.org from the DDNS Service drop-down list.
4. Enter the host name in the Host Name field. Note that the name of the mobile DVR
cannot include a space, or a dot (period) or any special characters particularly _~ ! @ # $
%^&*()+<>";:.,
5. Enter the User Name / Password of the dyndns account.
6. The setting is complete. And you should now be able to remotely connect the mobile DVR
by typing the name you created into the address bar. Example:
http://hostname.dyndns.com
Note: If you are connecting through a router, make sure that you have opened up all the required
network ports in the “Port Forwarding” section of your router’s setup options. The default port
of the mobile DVR is 80. To set up Port Forwarding, please consult the manual of the router.
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To set up DDNS function:
1. In order to allow remote access to the MDVR from outside of the local network, enable
either the Port Forwarding or DMZ function of your router. Please refer to the manual of
your router for more details.
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2. On the Network Setting page of MDVR (Network > LAN), configure the LAN settings, keep
HTTP port “80” and then click the Save button.
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If Static IP is selected: Enter the IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the DNS
Server 1. Please consult with your ISP service provider for the information of subnet
mask, default gateway and the DNS Server 1.
If DHCP is selected: The IP address, subnet mask, default gateway and the DNS Server
1 will be assigned automatically by DHCP server.
If PPPoE is selected: Enter the User Name (e.g. xxxx@hinet.net) and Password
provided by your ISP service provider.
3. On the DDNS setting page, register a free host name from EverFocus DDNS and then click
the Save button.
a. Select EverfocusDDNS from the DDNS Service drop-down list.
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b. Enter a desired host name in the DVR Name field. If the host name is available, a
“Success” window will appear. Click OK. If not, try another host name until the
“Success” window appears.
Note: The host name should not include a space, or a dot (period) or any special
characters particularly _~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) + < > " ; : . ,
c. Click Save.
4. The DDNS setup is now complete. Open a browser and enter the domain name
(http://[host name].everfocusddns.com) in the address field. The Web interface of the
MDVR should be displayed.
For example, if you’ve obtained the host name “HQtest” from EverFocus DDNS server,
enter http://HQtest.everfocusddns.com in the address field of the browser.
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7.3.7.6 FTP
Set up the FTP server settings to enable the FTP function. The function is for users to upload
the alarm / motion recordings or snapshots from sub stream to the FTP server. You can choose
to upload either the recordings or snapshots, please see 7.3.3 Record and 7.3.4.3 Motion.
FTP Server: Enter the IP address or the host name of the FTP server.
Port: Enter the port number for the FTP server. Default is 21.
User Name: Set FTP User’s name.
Password: Set FTP password.
File Name: Enter the file name.
Note: If you want to upload recordings to the FTP, please go to the Remote / Mobile setting
page to select H.264 codec.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.7.7 Alarm Server
You can send out the alarm notifications to EverFocus’s CMS software. Please also consult the
CMS’s user manual for network alarm settings.
Server IP1~3: IP address of client PC. The network alarm can be transmitted to up to 3
addresses.
Protocol: Select the protocol type for alarm transmission. Note the protocol selected here
should match the protocol set up for the CMS alarm server.
UDP: User Datagram Protocol.
TCP: Transmission Control Protocol.
Port: Select the transmission port for network alarm messages. The port setup here should
match the port set up for the CMS alarm server.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.7.8 Remote/Mobile
You can configure the compression format for the sub-stream for mobile phone access. Select
H.264 or MJPEG codec to enable the mobile phone access function. Note that if you also want
to use the FTP function for uploading the recordings (MP4 video format), please select the
H.264 codec.
H.264: The H.264 codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and IE
Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
MJPEG: The MJPEG codec is compatible with iOS and Android MobileFocus applications and
IE Web browser viewing on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.
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7.3.7.9 Xfleet
You can use EverFocus Xfleet system for fleet management.
Xfleet is a Web-based fleet management system which integrates GPS positioning, 3G/4G
mobile wireless communication and GIS (Geographic Information System) techniques, allowing
users to easily track, monitor and manage any type of fleet vehicles on a Web browser
anywhere and anytime.
With Xfleet, not only can you reduce overall costs by effectively utilizing resources such as
vehicles, fuel, and manpower, but you can improve the management efficiency and business
performance by keeping and analyzing the historical records (graphical reports) of the vehicle
data as needed.
To successfully establish the connection between the MDVR and Xfleet system, enter the IP
Address, Port Number, account ID and Password of the Xfleet server. Click Save to save the
settings.
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7.3.8
Schedule
You can set up the recording schedule with the desired time, event types or FPS.
7.3.8.1 Express Setup
You can set up a weekly recording schedule for the mobile DVR to automatically record videos.
Weekend Start: Select a start date and time for the weekend.
Weekend End: Select an end date and time for the weekend.
Daytime Start: Select a weekday start time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime begins).
Daytime End: Select a weekday end time (Nighttime schedule ends when Daytime ends).
Record Type: Select a recording type for each time period.
Disable: No recording during the scheduled time period.
Normal+Event: Continuous and Event recordings.
Event Only: Event recordings only.
Normal (FPS): Set up the fps for continuous recording.
Event (FPS): Set up the fps for event recording.
Activities: Check the box to enable the Buzzer, Alarm Out, E-mail and Network actions
selected in 7.3.3 Event when an event occurs during the selected time period.
Note: For Holiday and Others, you can set up the recording schedule in 7.3.7.2 Holidays.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.8.2 Holiday
In addition to set up a weekly recording schedule, you can also set up a holiday recording
schedule to automatically record videos on a specific day of the year.
Date Type: Select Holiday or Others if you have configured the settings in 7.3.7.1 Express
Setup. The Holiday and Others are two different groups designed for you to assign special
days independently.
Recurrent Type: Select a date layout for the selected group above.
Disabled: Select to disable the Holiday / Others recording schedule.
One time: Select this option and then set up the specific date and year in the Details field.
The mobile DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Month/date: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field. The
mobile DVR will start recording on this date yearly.
Month/Weekday: Select this option and then set up the specific date in the Details field.
The mobile DVR will start recording on this specific date.
Details: Click to specify the date for the selected group above.
Previous: Previous Page (30 Holidays Total).
Next: Next Page (30 Holidays Total).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.8.3 Schedule
You can set up the camera recording mode by time of day on specific days of the week and/or
holidays and other days. Please note that after the configuration, you have to check the
Schedule Record box in the Record setting page to enable the schedule recording mode.
Camera: Select a camera number to change the schedule for the selected camera. Each
camera can be controlled during a 24-hour time block for Holiday (Hol), Other (Oth), Sunday
(Sun), Monday (Mon), Tuesday (Tue), Wednesday (Wed), Thursday (Thu), Friday (Fri), or
Saturday (Sat).
Time (0~23): The numbers represent the 24 hours of a day.
Time Bar: The time bar uses three different colors to distinguish each recording mode.
Gray (No Rec): No recording during this time block.
Pink (E): Only events are recorded during this time block.
Blue-green (N+E): (Default) Normal and event recording during this time block.
There are 48 blocks on the time bar, and each block represents half hour respectively. When
moving the cursor onto the time bar, the exact time will appear at the right side of the time
bar (shown as the above figure).
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Schedule setting
1.
Select a camera first and click on desired start time block on a time bar. At this time, the
entire time bar will be highlighted with a red frame.
2.
Double-click the desired start time block, and this block (shows a new sequence number
on it) and all the following blocks will turn to gray. This means the grey time blocks has
been set to No Recording mode.
3.
To change the time blocks to different recording mode (which shows a different color),
users need to double-click on the block (with number on it) of any section. Every time the
user double-clicks the first block of a section, the color switches from gray->pink ->bluegreen.
4.
Repeat the above steps to configure the recording modes. You can configure up to six
record modes on each time bar.
Click the “Edit Timezone” button to edit the recording parameters for a time zone.
Editing Timezone:
From: Displays time zone start time.
To: Displays time zone end time.
Record: Displays Record mode.
Resolution: Recording resolution is displayed.
Normal: Frame rate in FPS for continuous recording. It is important to keep track of the
normal recording resources being allocated at each hours of the day. Increasing the Normal
recording resolution and/or rate can inadvertently request more recording resources than the
mobile DVR is capable of delivering, or allocate so much of the mobile DVRs resources that
there is no excess available for increased FPS rate and/or resolution in response to an Event.
The speed is limited by the maximum total recording capacity of the mobile DVR as allocated
across TV standard in global setting, all the installed cameras, with an upper limit of 30 FPS
(NTSC – 25 PAL) per individual camera (real time recording).
Since EverFocus mobile DVRs have the capability to change the FPS rate in response to events,
it may be advisable to reserve some recording capacity for event response.
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Event: Maximum desired frame rate in frames per second (FPS) for event recording; if more
than one camera requires simultaneous event recording, the total for all cameras cannot
exceed the maximum available FPS for the mobile DVR at the corresponding resolution
setting, and the available FPS may be divided across the cameras responding to an event.
Activities: Check this box to enable notifications enabled elsewhere (Buzzer, Alarm out, E-mail,
and Network Alarm) when an event occurs.
Apply to Days: This button can be used to copy schedules to other days. Select which days
you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all days, “Clear All” deselects all days. Click “OK” to
copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
Apply to Cameras: This button can be used to copy schedules to other cameras. Select which
cameras you wish to copy to. "Select All" selects all cameras, “Clear All” deselects all cameras.
Click “OK” to copy the settings or "Cancel" to exit without copying.
Click the Save button to save the settings.
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7.3.9
System Setting
You can configure the general settings for the mobile DVR in this menu.
7.3.9.1 Date/Time
You can set up the date and time for the mobile DVR.
Note: Clicking Save at this page will disable the Daylight Saving function if this function has
been enabled. Therefore, after setting up the time at this page, you need to go to Daylight
Saving page to reset and enable the daylight saving time if the function is needed. Please
refer to 7.3.9.2 Daylight Saving for detailed information.
Date: Click to set up the date.
Time: Click to set up the time.
Date Format: Select a date format from the drop-down list.
Time Format: Select a time format from the drop-down list.
Time Zone: Select a time zone for the mobile DVR to adjust to when updating from the time
server.
Time Sync: You can synchronize the MDVR time with NTP server or GPS time.
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Disable: Select to disable the time synchronization function.
NTP: Select to synchronize the MDVR time with NTP server. You will have to further set up
the NTP Server and NTP Update Interval settings below.
GPS: Select to synchronize the MDVR time with GPS time. For this function to work, a GPS
antenna is required to connect to the MDVR to receive GPS signal.
NTP Server: If NTP is selected from the Time Sync drop-down list above, you will have to
further select a NTP Server. The NTP Server displays the time server address that the mobile
DVR uses for time synchronization. For this function to work, operating network configuration
and WAN or LAN access to a compatible NTP server is required. The default NTP address is
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the NTP server in Taiwan. To find a compatible NTP address of the mobile DVR’s physical
location, follow the steps below:
a. Use a computer connected to the Network.
b. Click Start > Run > type “command” and then click OK.
c. In the DOS Prompt, type “ping pool.ntp.org” to find out the IP address of an NTP Server.
NTP Update Interval: If NTP is selected from the Time Sync drop-down list above, you will
have to further set up the NTP Update Interval, which is the frequency that the system
automatically updates the time via the NTP server. Select Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
Daylight Saving: This Auto daylight saving function is used for the system to automatically set
up the daylight saving time but it is currently reserved for the users in the United States. So, if
you want to set up the daylight saving time, please go to Daylight Saving setting page to
manually set up the time (refer to 7.3.9.2 Daylight Saving).
Save: Click to save the settings.
For the users in United States, if they want to use the Auto daylight saving functions, please
follow the steps below:
1. Select a U.S Time zone (GMT -05:00 ~ GMT -08:00).
2. Enable the NTP.
3. Enter a NTP server IP address in United States.
4. Select Auto in the Daylight Saving drop-down list.
5. Click Save to save the settings.
6. The Daylight Saving setting page (refer to 7.3.9.2 Daylight Saving) will be grayed out and
automatically set to the correct daylight saving time.
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7.3.9.2 Daylight Saving
You can configure the settings for mobile DVR to automatically adjust to daylight saving time.
Note:
1.
If this page is grayed out, it means that you have enabled the Auto daylight saving
function, please refer to 7.3.9.1 Date/Time.
2.
If you need to use the Daylight Saving function, you must set up the date and time
settings first in Date/Time page. Because if you change any setting or just click Save in
Date/Time page, the Daylight Saving function will be disabled.
Daylight Saving: Check the box to enable automatic daylight saving time (DST).
Start Date: Set the start date for daylight saving time.
Start Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time begins.
Set To (hh:mm): This is what the time will change to when daylight saving begins. For most
regions, this will be one hour ahead of the “Start Time”.
End Date: Set the end date for daylight saving time.
End Time (hh:mm): Set the time when daylight saving time ends.
The time change difference on the End Date will be the same as the difference between the
Start Time and End Time entered for the Start Date (typically 1 hour as in the example shown).
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.9.3 User Group
This setting page is used for configuring the privilege of the three access levels: Administrator,
Manager and Operator. Check the boxes under an access level to enable the privileges of that
access level. For example, if you check the Log (clear log) box under the Operator access level,
only the Operator has the privilege to clear log.
Manage User at Own Level: Check this box for the user of an access level to be able to
configure other users’ settings of the same level at the User Management setting page (see
7.3.9.4 User Management). For example, if this box under the Operator level has been
checked, any user with the Operator privilege can go to the User Management setting page
to set up the settings of other Operators.
User Management: Check this box under an access level to enable the users of that level to
access the User Management and User Group setting page.
Save: Click to save the settings.
Import Notes for Account Privilege Definition
Users with the Administrator account have full privileges, so the checkboxes under the
Administrator access level will always be grayed out. The Administrator can grant privileges
to both the Manager and Operator while the Manager and Operator can also give certain
privileges to the lower level accounts based on the following rules.
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Account Viewing:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to view all the user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can only view its own and the Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only view its own account.
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Camera Access:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to set up Camera Access right
to all the user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can set up Camera Access right (cameras enabled by the
Administrator account) to itself and Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only set up its own Camera Access right.
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Change Password:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to change password to all the
user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can change password to itself and Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account can only change its own password.
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Edit User Rights:
Administrator: The Administrator account has the privilege to edit user rights to all the
user accounts.
Manager: The Manager account can only edit user rights to Operator accounts.
Operator: The Operator account cannot edit user rights to any accounts.
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7.3.9.4 User Management
You can create multiple user accounts (max: 20 user accounts) with different privileges. The
mobile DVR has default user accounts which you can choose to copy, edit, add or delete, and
the default password is 11111111.
Copy: Click the
account.
button to copy the settings of an existing user account to a new user
Edit: Click the
button to edit the settings of an existing user account.
Add: Click the
button to add a new user.
Delete: Click the
button to delete
Login: Check the box to enable the User Login function after logging out the mobile DVR. For
details on logging in the mobile DVR, please refer to 3.2.1 Login.
Auto User Log Off: Check the box to automatically logoff the mobile DVR after 3 minutes of
inactivity.
Password Renew after xx days: Input a number of days to renew the password of the MDVR.
Previous: Click to return to the previous page.
Next: Click to enter the next page.
Click the Save button to save the settings.
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You can further configure each user account and its settings individually, see the steps below:
1. Click on a user account.
2. Click the Add, Copy or Edit button, and the following page appears.
User Name: Click to bring up the keyboard and input the desired user name.
User Group: Select a user group (access level).
Status: Select to enable or disable the user account.
Password: Input the password.
Camera Access: Click to bring up a new setting page, and check the boxes to enable the
live, playback or PTZ functions of the cameras for local or remote access.
User Right: Check the boxes to enable the functions for the user account.
Click the Save button to save the settings or Cancel to cancel the settings and return to the
previous menu.
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7.3.9.5 I/O Control
The I/O Control setup menu is used to define the settings for controlling the mobile DVR
through RS-485 / RS-232 communication protocol and for mobile DVR to control the connected
PTZ cameras.
RS-232
Type: Select Control or Text Insert.
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or
information through the RS-232 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds:
1200 BPS, 2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for
this option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS-232 connection. There are two different
stop bits, 1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
Note: For details on the RS-232 related settings, please consult the Technical Support
Department of EverFocus.
RS-485
PTZ Protocol: Select PTZ protocol, choose from the following protocols: Transparent, Pelco_D,
Pelco_P, Everfocus or Samsung. (Note: All cameras on the RS-485 bus must use the same
protocol).
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485 ID: This is the ID used by the EKB500 to send commands to the mobile DVR. On an RS-485
connection, every device (PTZ, mobile DVR and controller) must be assigned an unique ID
number between 0 and 127.
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or
information through the RS-485 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds:
1200 BPS, 2400 BPS, 4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for
this option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS232 connection. There are two different stop
bits, 1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
GPS
Baud Rate: This field is to set the speed at which is used to transmit instruction or information
through the RS-485 port on the mobile DVR. There are eight different speeds: 1200 BPS, 2400 BPS,
4800 BPS, 9600 BPS, 19200 BPS, 38400 BPS, 57600 BPS and 115200 BPS.
Data Bit: This field is the data bit at which you will be transferring. There are two settings for this
option: 8 or 7.
Stop Bit: This field is to set the stop bit for the RS232 connection. There are two different stop bits,
1 or 2.
Parity: This field is to select the parity level at which you will be connected. You can choose
between None, Odd, or Even parity levels.
Control: One remote control can be used to operate four mobile DVRs. The mobile DVR to be
addressed is selected by pressing the key corresponding to its ID number on the IR Remote
control. Please refer to Appendix E: IR Remote Control.
IR Controller ID: Set up an ID for the mobile DVR and allow the IR remote control to control
this mobile DVR.
Save: Click to save the settings.
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7.3.9.6 EKB200 Setting
You can connect an EKB200, which is EverFocus’ USB keyboard, to the USB port on the DVR to
control the Iris, focus or the pre-configured PTZ control functions of the connected cameras.
For details on how to configure the PTZ control functions, including Preset Position, Auto Pan,
Tour and Pattern, please refer to 7.3.13 PTZ.
The control keys on the EKB200
After connecting the EKB200 keyboard to the DVR and configuring the PTZ control functions,
you need to configure the above setup page to define the function for each control key on
the keyboard. Click the Save button to save the settings. Once you press the control key on
the keyboard, the camera will do the action which you’ve defined for the key.
【Key No】 The control key number on the keyboard.
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【Activities】 Select an item from the drop-down list to define the function for each key on
the keyboard.
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Set Preset: You can use the joystick on the keyboard to select a position and then press
this key to save the position as the Preset Position.
Go to Preset: Press this key to let the camera go to the Preset Position number specified
in the Value column.
Go to Home: Press this key and the camera will go to the Preset Position 1.
Clear Preset: Press this key to clear the Preset Position number specified in the Value
column.
Run Auto Pan: Press this key to start the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Stop Auto Pan: Press this key to stop the AutoPan number specified in the Value column.
Tour Run: Press this key to start running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Tour Stop: Press this key to stop running the Tour number specified in the Value column.
Pattern Run: Press this key to start running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Pattern Stop: Press this key to stop running the Pattern number specified in the Value
column.
Set Auto Tracking: Press this key to switch On / Off the Auto-Tracking function.
Select Tracking Object: Press the key to display the tracking crosshairs on the screen.
Use the joystick on the keyboard to select the desired tracking object and press this key
again to save the selection.
Toggle Full Screen: Press this key to toggle between the full screen and current screen.
【Value】 Type in the number for the selected Action item. For example, selecting Go to
Preset from the Action drop-down list and typing in 2 in the Value column represents the
Preset Position 2.
To activate the EKB200 keyboard on the PTZ Live View window, click the PTZ
icon on the
Menu Bar, and then you are able to control the PTZ camera over the EKB200 keyboard
(please refer to 7.3.13 PTZ).
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7.3.9.7 Miscellaneous
You can upgrade the latest firmware, restore the factory default settings to the mobile DVR,
upload / save the mobile DVR configuration settings from / to the USB or change the language
in this setup menu.
Remote Reboot: Click to restart the mobile DVR.
Shutdown: Click the Shutdown button if you need to turn off the mobile DVR. When the
message as below pops up on the screen, you can now turn off the mobile DVR.
Firmware Version: Shows the current firmware version of the mobile DVR.
Firmware Upgrade: Click to select a firmware file and then click UPGRADE to upgrade the
latest firmware.
Configurations
Load Factory Default: Click to restore the mobile DVR to factory default settings. The User
Account, Network IP Settings, and Time settings will not be affected.
Load From File: Click to upload the mobile DVR configurations restored in the computer.
Save To File: Click to save the mobile DVR configurations to the computer.
Language: Choose which language the mobile DVR uses.
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7.3.10 Information
You can see the mobile DVR information and Log data in this menu. Or export the log data to
your computer.
7.3.10.1 System
In the System Menu, you can only see the information of the mobile DVR, Network or HDD. No
configuration can be done in this menu.
【System】
Version: Displays the firmware version.
Model: Displays the model name of the mobile DVR.
NTSC / PAL: Displays the current video format automatically detected by the mobile DVR.
S/N: Display the serial number of the mobile DVR.
【LAN】
IP: Displays the IP address.
MAC: Displays the MAC address. This option cannot be changed.
MVR Name: Displays the DDNS name if configured.
Network ID: The ID number for EverFocus’ CMS as set up in the Alarm Server menu.
【Status】
Disk: Displays the status of the internal hard disks. Normal hard disk operation is indicated by
“OK”.
Fans: Displays the status of the internal fan. Normal fan operation is indicated by “OK”.
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7.3.10.2 Log
You can choose, display or export log data using this menu.
From Date / To Date: Click to bring up the on-screen keyboard to set up the start / end date.
From Time / To Time: Click to bring up the on-screen clock to set up the start / end time.
Log Type: Select the desired log types.
View Log: Click to bring up the Log List shown as below.
Log: Click to delete all the selected log data.
Export Log to File: Click the Export button to export the log data to the computer.
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7.3.11 Copy
You can remotely archive the recordings to your computer or FTP server. The archived
recordings will be stored in .arv format. You can download EFPlayer through this menu to play
back the recordings. On the Menu Bar, click the Copy icon
, the following menu appears.
Camera: Select the desired cameras.
Data Type: You can copy the recordings of selected cameras from main stream, or sub stream.
Start Date / Time: Click to select the start date / time.
End Date / Time: Click to select the end date / time.
Copy Type: Select Remote to remotely archive the recordings to your computer; or select FTP
to archive the recordings to the FTP server.
Data Size: Indicates the data size of the selected camera recordings.
Copy: Click to select a storage path and start archiving.
Cancel: Click to cancel the archiving.
Download Player: Click to download the EFPlayer for playing back the archived recordings.
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EFPlayer:
Unzip the EFPlayer file and double-click to open it as below. The EFPlayer can only display up to 16
channels at one time.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
No. Name
1
Information
2
Load
3
Save as AVI
4
5
Time Search
Channel Switch
6
Time Bar
7
Playback Controls
8
9 10
11
12
13
Function Description
Shows the recording information of the device, including
model of the recorder, recording start time / date, current
playback time, recording end time / date.
Click to select a recording file and open it.
Click to archive the recording file of 1 channel and save as AVI
format.
Click to search a recording from a selected time.
Click to switch channel bar between CH1~16 and CH17~32.
Move the time bar to a desired time to play back the
recording from that time.
: Click to fast reverse / fast forward.
: Click to reverse play /play.
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Snapshot
9
10
11
Mute
Volume
Scale Out / In
: Click to pause play backing.
Click to take a snapshot of the channels displayed on the UI.
You can save the snapshot file to a desired location.
Click to mute; click again to turn off the mute function.
Drag to increase or lower the volume.
Click to adjust time scale.
: Click to display the channels to fit the screen.
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Screen Division
13
Speed
: Click to select a desired screen division display mode
(1, 4, 9, 16 screen division display modes). If the channels are
more than the screen divisions, you can select the same
screen division display mode to change the channels on the
screen.
Shows the fast reverse / forward speed (up to 64X).
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7.3.12 Search
You can search the recordings for playing back by using the Search menu.
7.3.12.1 Time Search
Select the Start Date and Time and then click the Play button to start playing back.
After clicking the Play button, the following Remote Playback Window appears.
Fast Rewind
Reverse
Stop Pause
Play
Fast Forward
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7.3.12.2 Event Search
1.
Select the Start/End Date/Time, select the desired cameras, select the desired event types
and then click the Search button, the searched list appears.
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2.
To copy the selected event to your computer or FTP server, select Remote or FTP from the
Copy Type drop-down list. Check the Player box if you want to include the EFPlayer
program in the copy. You can use the EFPlayer on a computer to play back the recordings.
Please see the instruction the next page.
3.
Select an event by clicking on the list and then click the Copy button.
4.
To play back an event, select an event by clicking on the list and then click the Play button,
the Remote Playback Window appears. You can now use the window to play back the
recordings.
Fast Rewind
Reverse
Stop Pause
Play
Fast Forward
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7.3.13 PTZ
You can use the PTZ Control Panel to control the connected PTZ cameras, to set Preset setting
and to activate the configured PTZ settings. You can also connect to an EverFocus’ EKB200
keyboard to a computer to control the PTZ camera.
To control the PTZ camera:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Select a connected PTZ camera in the Camera drop-down list first.
To move the camera to the desired direction and angle, click the Direction buttons.
To zoom in / out the camera view, click the Zoom buttons.
To adjust the camera focus, click the Focus buttons.
To adjust the Iris open to increase / decrease the amount of light in, click the Iris buttons.
To program a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Move the PTZ camera to the desired position.
b. Click the Preset button.
c. Set up a preset number for the current position by clicking the number buttons. The
number will be displayed in the number box.
d. Click the Set button to save the settings.
7. To jump to a Preset Position:
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the desired Preset number.
c. Click the Go button.
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8. Shortcut for Preset 1 ~ 9:
a. Click digit 1 ~ 9 button without clicking any other buttons.
b. The camera will seek that Preset Position.
9. To delete a Preset Position (if supported by the camera):
a. Click the Preset button.
b. Click the desired Preset number.
c. Click the Delete button.
10. To operate the Auto Pan function, click the Auto Pan button.
11. To operate the Pattern function, click the Pattern button. The Pattern is the “0” Tour in
EverFocus and Pelco PTZ cameras.
12. To operate the Tour function:
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Go button.
13. To remove a pre-configured Tour (if supported by the camera):
a. Click the Tour button.
b. Click the desired Tour number.
c. Click the Delete button.
14. To start the auto-tracking function, click the Track button.
15. To start tracking an object on the screen, click the Object button. When the object selection
box displays on the screen, click to select an object to start auto tracking. Once the PTZ camera
loses track of the object, the camera will return to the auto tracking start point. Please select
forward position in the object movement path to get better tracking result.
Click C to clear the entered number in the Number Box.
Note: Before start using the Auto Pan, Pattern, Tour, Tracking and Object functions, you
have to configure the related settings for the connected PTZ cameras. Please refer to 7.3.13
PTZ or the User’s Manual of your PTZ cameras.
Control PTZ Camera over EKB200 Keyboard:
When using an EKB200 keyboard, you need to click the Connect button on the PTZ Control Panel.
Please note that you need to configure the PTZ control functions and define the function for each
control key on the keyboard before controlling the PTZ camera over the EKB200 keyboard (see
7.3.13 PTZ and 7.3.9.6 EKB200 Setting). For information about the installation of the EKB200
keyboard, please refer to your EKB200 keyboard User’s Manual.
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Chapter
8
8. Specifications
Model Name
Video Input
Audio
Video
Output
Recording
Playback
Video
Detection
& Alarm
Network
Storage
External
Interface
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Number of Channels
Video Compression
Audio Inputs
Outputs
Main Monitor
Call Monitor
Recording
Resolution
Recording Mode
4 CH
H.264
4
1 (RCA)
BNC x 1 / RCA x 1 / VGA x 1
BNC x 1
1080p / 1080pH* / 720p / D1 / 2CIF / CIF / QCIF
Event, Normal + Event, Schedule
1080p: 15fps
NTSC
Recording
720p/D1: 30fps
Rate per
1080p: 12.5fps
Channel
PAL
720p/D1: 25fps
Pre Alarm Recording
Yes
Playback Mode
Duplex
Playback Search
Time Search, Event Search, Snapshot Search
4
Alarm Inputs
Alarm Outputs
2
Video Loss Detection
Yes
Event Alarm
Yes
Ethernet
RJ-45 port x 1 (10/100/1000M)
Wi-Fi
Yes (Optional)
3G / 4G
Yes (Optional)
GPS
Yes (Optional)
HDD
2.5" HDD x 1 (max. 1TB) or SSD
SD Card
SD / SDHC (max. 32GB) - for alarm event backup recording only
Interfaces
RJ-45 x 1, RS-232 x 3, RS-485 x 1, USB x 3
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G-Sensor
System Control
PTZ Control
Power Source
Power Consumption
Operating
Temperature
General
3-Axis G-Sensor embedded
IR Remote Control, Mouse, Web UI
Yes
9-36 VDC
20W / 60W (Heater On)
-40°C~55°C / -40°F~131°F
Dimensions
(W x D x H)
With Z-Type Bracket:
272 x 199 x 73mm / 10.71" x 7.8" x 2.87"
With Anti-Vibration Bracket:
229.6 x 218 x 63.4mm / 9.04" x 8.58" x 2.5"
Weight
With Z-Type Bracket: 2.15kg / 4.74lb
With Anti-Vibration Bracket: 2.6kg / 5.73lb
CE, FCC, E-Mark, EN50155, SAE-J1455 (shock & vibration only)
Certificates
*To meet the EN50155 standard, the Z-type mounting bracket
is required; to meet the SAE-J1455 standard, the anti-vibration
mounting bracket is required. Please refer to 2.1.1 Mounting
for more details.
Remote Client System Minimum Requirements
Operating System
Windows XP (32-bit) / Win7 (32 and 64-bit)
CPU
Intel Core I3-2100
RAM
2GB
VGA
Intel HD 2000
LAN Speed
10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps (RJ45)
Web Browser
IE11 and later, Firefox 50 and earlier, Chrome 44 and earlier, EF browser
Other Remote
Application
1. EverFocus’ Xfleet fleet management server system.
2. EverFocus’ mobile app: MobileFocus (iOS and Android); MobileFocusHD
(iPad).
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9. Troubleshooting
If you have problems with the system, run through the following checklist to see if you can solve
the problem.
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The mobile DVR will not go into record mode.
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Bring up the mobile DVR’s Menu and check under the Camera Menu. Verify that all
connected cameras are checked as “Installed” and that Record Mode is set to
“Continuous”.
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Check the Disk or Information Menus and verify that the internal hard drive is being
detected.
The mobile DVR displays nothing on the main monitor.
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Make sure the monitor is connected to either BNC Main Monitor port or the VGA port. If
the monitor has multiple inputs, make sure it is on the correct input source and display
setting (1024x768).
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Check that the monitor cables are good and power is on.
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Verify the recorder is getting the correct supply power.
There is no display coming from one of the channels on the mobile DVR.
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In the mobile DVR’s Camera Menu, make sure that all cameras are checked as “Installed”
and unchecked for “Covert”.
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If there is still no picture, switch ports or connect a working camera to the port that has
no picture. If you get an image, the problem is coming from the camera or cable.
I cannot connect to the recorder via the internet.
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Check that you can connect to the mobile DVR on the LAN.
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Check that the mobile DVR has a static IP address and the port used by the mobile DVR is
forwarded correctly to that IP address in the router.
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Verify that your Internet Service Provider does not block the IP port being used
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Make sure you are using the correct WAN IP address given by the ISP, or, if you have a
Dynamic IP, check if the IP address has changed; use DDNS to avoid problems caused by
changing ISP addresses.
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Appendix
A
Appendix A: Network Overview
This chapter will give you a basic instruction on how to set up the mobile DVR for network
connection. It is highly recommended that you have a working knowledge of what a network is
and how it works. This will be helpful in completing the networking process.
Introduction to TCP / IP
TCP/IP is the group of protocols used by the Internet and most Local Area Networks (LANs)
throughout the world. In TCP/IP, every computer or other communications device that is
connected to the network has a unique IP address. By doing this you are giving your device a
unique address similar to the address of your house. An IP address is composed of four octets
(numbers in the range of 0 to 255) separated by decimal points. The IP address is used to uniquely
identify a host or computer on the LAN. For example, one computer on a network could have an IP
address of 192.168.1.127.
You should never give two or more devices the same exact IP address, but the first three octets of
an IP address is often the same for all computers in the local area network. For example, if a total
of 253 computers exist in a single LAN, the IP addresses could be assigned starting with
192.168.1.x, where x represents a number in the range of 2 to 254. In IPP address could be
compared with a telephone number.
Subnet Masks
Each host in a LAN has a subnet mask. The subnet mask is a set of octets that is used to determine
which LAN or class it belongs to. The number 255 is usually used to represent the network address
portion of the IP address and a zero is placed at the end to identify the host portion of the address.
Basically the subnet mask tells the devices how the network addresses are organized, and helps to
determine which addresses are local and which are remote (on the other side of the router).
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Gateway Address
Addressees are either local or remote. A gateway address is composed of four octets separated by
decimal points. The gateway address is used to uniquely identify the device on the LAN that has
access to the communications links connecting to other LANs, WANs and/or the Internet (access
to the ‘remote’ addresses).
Virtual Ports
A port number represents a "channel" or entryway for network communications. Port numbers
allow different computers to utilize network resources without interfering with each other. Port
numbers most commonly appear in network programming, particularly socket programming.
Sometimes, though, port numbers are made visible to the casual user. For example, some
websites on the Internet use a URL like the following:
http://www.sitename.com:8100/
In this example, the number 8100 refers to the port number used by the browser to connect to
the web server. The standard port number used by web sites is 80, so this number does not need
to be included with the URL (although it can be). In IP networking, port numbers can theoretically
range from 0 to 65535. Most popular network applications, though, use port numbers at the lower
end of the range (such as 80 for HTTP). Ports are similar to doors and windows of your house,
with port 80 acting as the front door. If these are not open you could not enter the house. This is
the same case with ports on a network. If the ports for a specific IP address are not open then you
could not gain access to that IP address.
Note: The term port also refers to several other aspects of network technology. A port can
refer to Ethernet connection points, such as those on a hub, switch, or router. The term port is
also used to refer to a physical connection point for peripheral devices such as serial, parallel,
and USB ports.
Another analogy would be: if a WAN IP address is similar to the phone number identify a site, IP
ports are similar to telephone extensions, in that they allow communication with specific devices
within a site that all share the same external (WAN) IP address. A router is a device which allows
multiple computers and other IP enabled equipment to share that single WAN IP address. It
functions like a “switchboard operator” – opening ports creates an association between those port
numbers and the LAN IP address of specific equipment on the LAN behind the router. When the
router sees a ‘call’ for a specific ‘extension’ (port), it directs that data stream to the (LAN IP
address of the) equipment associated with that ‘extension’ (port).
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Pre-Installation
Before beginning the installation, please answer the following questions:
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Do you have Hi-speed Internet?
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There are many types of high speed Internet available. The most common ones are T1, Cable,
and DSL (in order of speed). The mobile DVR is not compatible with a dial-up connection.
Note: EverFocus suggests having a minimum upload speed of 256KBps. This can be addressed
by your Internet Service Provider.
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What type of modem/router do you have? _________________________
Modem/router model name/ #
The modem/router was either installed by your Internet service provider or purchased by you
to establish a connection to the Internet. A router assigns different internal IP addresses to
local computers; this allows multiple computers to access the Internet through the same
external IP address.
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Do you have a static IP address? ______________
A Static IP address means you use the same IP address every time you connect to the Internet.
With a static IP address, other Internet users always know the address of your location and
can easily connect with it. This makes it much simpler to host a website, email server, or other
type of server connection. Everfocus suggests using a static IP address. If this is not available,
you will need to use a dynamic IP address. This is explained below.
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Do you have a dynamic IP address?
______________
A Dynamic IP address means your IP address changes each time you connect to the Internet.
We recommend asking your Internet service provider for a Static IP address. If this is not a
possibility, you may use the DDNS feature of the mobile DVR. DDNS stands for Dynamic
Domain Name Server, a service that provides a central database where IP information can be
stored and retrieved. It allows those using a dynamic IP address to be registered centrally so
users can connect to it by name. See 7.3.7.5 DDNS for details on using EverFocus DDNS.
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What type of (mobile) DVR are you installing? ______________
The default ports are
ECOR264: 80
Paragon: 80
ECOR: 80, 1600
EDR/Emobile DVR: 80, 1600, and 37260 – 37263
EMV: 80
ELUX: 80
If the ports were changed in the Network Setup, use those port numbers.
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Pre-Installation
EverFocus’ mobile DVR can operate using one of three types of networking connections.
Simple One to One Connection: A simple one to one connection is the simplest type of network
connection. It uses a cross-over cable to make a direct connection from one computer to another
(or in this case a computer to a mobile DVR).
Direct High Speed Modem Connection: A direct modem connection uses a standard network cable
to connect the modem directly to a computer (or in this case a modem to the mobile DVR). This
type of connection only covers single-port modems. For a combination modem/router, use the
setup described below.
Router or LAN Connection – A local area network connection requires either a router or a preexisting LAN connection. This is the most common type of connection. A router allows multiple
computers and mobile DVR’s to access each other as well as the Internet. It assigns different
internal IP addresses to the computers.
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Appendix
B
Appendix B: Linksys & D-Link Port Forwarding
Typical Linksys Port Forwarding
This section will cover a few simple configurations for the Linksys router. This chapter is only to
offer some help to the installer and end user. Please understand we DO NOT support this product
and will not give tech support on it. If you need additional technical support on this router you
must call Linksys.
To access the Web-based Utility, launch a web browser and type the Router’s IP address, typically
192.168.1.1, in the address bar. Then press Enter. A password request page will appear. (NonWindows XP users will see a similar screen.) Leave the User Name field blank. The first time you
access the router, use the default password admin. Click the OK button to continue.
The first screen that appears displays the Setup tab. This allows you to change the Router's
general settings. Change these settings as described here and click the Save Settings button to
apply your changes or Cancel Changes to cancel your changes.
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Click on the “Applications & Gaming” tab.
Applications and Gaming allows you to set up public services on your network, such as web
servers, ftp servers, e-mail servers, or other specialized Internet applications. (Some Internet
applications may not require any forwarding) To forward a port, enter the information on each
line for the criteria required. Descriptions of each criterion are described here.
Application - In this field, enter the name you wish to give the application.
Start/End - Enter the starting number of the range under Start and the ending number under End.
Protocol - Enter the protocol used for this application, either TCP or UDP, or Both.
IP Address - For each application, enter the IP Address of the PC running the specific application.
Enable - Click the Enable checkbox to enable port forwarding for the relevant application.
When finished making changes, click the Save Settings button to apply your changes or Cancel
Changes to cancel them.
Here is an example for how the port information might look:
HTTP 80 to 80
Both 192.168.1.50 Enable
Where 192.168.1.50 is the IP address of the mobile DVR on the LAN, and the default port 80 is in
use.
Note: If you changed port 80 in the mobile DVR’s Network Menu, open that port instead of 80.
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Typical D-Link Port Forwarding
This section will cover a few simple configurations for the D-Link router. This chapter is only to
offer some help to the installer and end user. Please understand we DO NOT support this product
and will not give tech support on it. If you need additional technical support on this router you
must call D-Link.
Whenever you want to configure your network or the DI-624, you can access the Configuration
Menu by opening a web-browser and typing in the IP Address of the DI-264.
The DI-264 default IP Address is 192.168.0.1.
 Type “admin” in the User Name field
 Leave the Password blank
 Click OK
The first screen that shows up is the Home Tab. This is the starting point for all the router’s
settings and functions.
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Click Virtual Servers on the left to bring up the following screen.
Virtual Servers allows users who are connecting remotely to access services on the router’s Local
Network. The functions of each field are described below.
Virtual Server - Select Enabled or Disabled
Name - Enter the name referencing the virtual service
Private IP - The IP address of the device running the local services.
Protocol Type - The protocol used for the virtual service.
Private Port – The port number that the service uses on the LAN (Local Area Network).
Public Port - The port number that the services uses on the WAN (Wide Area Network).
Schedule – The time period the virtual server will be active.
When you have input all the information for a virtual server, click on Apply to add it to the list
at the bottom or Cancel to clear all fields.
Here is an example of the information for each service:
Name Private IP
Protocol
Private Port Public Port
Schedule
HTTP
192.168.1.50 Both
80
80
Enable
Where 192.168.1.50 is the IP address of the mobile DVR on the LAN, and the default port 80 is in
use.
Note: If you changed port 80 in the mobile DVR’s Network Menu, open that port instead of 80.
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Appendix
C
Appendix C: Timing of Alarm Modes
Transparent Mode
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event = t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Timeout + Transparent Mode
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t Event
t Duration
t
t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
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Timeout Mode
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event
t Duration = t Reaction
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t Event:
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Permanent Mode
Alarm Reset
Input Event
Alarm Duration
t
t Event
t Reaction
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
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Timeout Mode: Retrigger of Alarms
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
Timeout+Transparent Mode: Retrigger of Alarms
t Event:
Duration of alarm input source (contact, system events...)
t Duration: Alarm duration for timeout, defined in the event setup menus
t reaction: Resulting duration for this alarm mode, related to event record, alarm outputs, OSD
message, buzzer
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Appendix
D
Appendix D: Express Setup Recording Value Selection Rules
Case 1:
Record Mode: Normal + Event
Record With: Recording days
The mobile DVR will Auto adjust image Quality and Event frame rate to match the number of
Recording days which user selected:
According to resolution, event hours and other assumptions above, the mobile DVR will attempt
to select one set of suitable quality and event frame rate by checking if set 1 meets the
requirements, and proceed in order unit the requirements are met. If the mobile DVR can’t match
the required record days from one of the 8 sets, it will use set 8.
Checking Order
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Normal Frame Rate
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Superior
Standard
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
30
30
30
15
10
7.5
5
1
Quality
Event Frame Rate
Case 2:
Record Mode: Event Only
Record With: Recording days
Mobile DVR will Auto adjust Quality and Event frame rate to match the Recording days which
user need:
According to resolution, event hours and other assumptions above, the mobile DVR will attempt
to select one set of suitable quality and event frame rate by checking if set 1 meets the
requirements, and proceed in order unit the requirements are met. If the mobile DVR can’t match
the required record days from one of the 8 sets, it will use set 8.
Checking Order
Quality
Event Frame Rate
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Superior
Standard
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
Low
30
30
30
15
10
7.5
5
1
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Case 3:
Record Mode: Normal + Event or Event Only
Record With: Preset Setting
Mobile DVR will apply the settings in the table below to all cameras according to the Preset
Settings.
Preset Setting Option
Best Quality
Standard Quality
Extended Quality
Camera Item
Apply Value
Quality
Superior
Normal Frame Rate
Max recording frame rate of mobile DVR
Event Frame Rate
30
Quality
Standard
Normal Frame Rate
Half of max recording frame rate of mobile DVR
Event Frame Rate
30
Quality
Basic
Normal Frame Rate
1
Event Frame Rate
10
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Appendix
E
Appendix E: IR Remote Control
The IR remote control is an accessory to enhance the convenient operation of the mobile DVR.
You can perform all the settings and operations from the remote control. The effective distance is
up to 33 feet line of sight.
MDVR Device Number: The ID number here must correspond to
the “IR Remote ID” in “I/O Control Setup Menu”. The buttons are
used to select a mobile DVR when there is more than one unit.
Selecting an incorrect unit ID will prevent the mobile DVR from
responding to commands from the remote.
Channel keys: #1~4. Press to display that channel in full screen.
To use the IR remote control, you need to set up the setting as below:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
On the OSD menu, go to System > System Setting > IO Control.
Set up an IR Remote ID (Range 1~4), for example, set up “2”.
Click Save.
Take the remote control to aim at the IR receiver of the mobile DVR.
Press the MDVR Device Number button “2”.
Now, you will be able to use this remote control to operate the mobile DVR.
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Appendix
F
Appendix F: RTSP URL Syntax
EverFocus provides 2 / 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 32 channels DVR, NVR or Mobile DVRs. The RTSP URL
Syntax of EverFocus’ DVR, NVR and Mobile DVR are listed as below:
2CH MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~1]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 0~1] is the channel number of the MDVR. 0 for channel 1, 1
for channel 2.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 2~3]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 2~3] is the channel number of the MDVR. 2 for channel 1, 3
for channel 2, and so on.
4CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~3]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~3] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 4~7]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 4~7] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 4 for
channel 1, 5 for channel 2, and so on.
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8CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~7]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~7] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 8~15]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 8~15] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 8 for
channel 1, 9 for channel 2, and so on.
12CH MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~11]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 0~11] is the channel number of the MDVR. 0 for channel 1,
1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 12~23]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the MDVR
* [channel-number 12~23] is the channel number of the MDVR. 12 for channel
1, 13 for channel 2, and so on.
16CH DVR / NVR / MDVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~15]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 0~15] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 0 for
channel 1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 16~31]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR/MDVR
* [channel-number 16~31] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR/MDVR. 16
for channel 1, 17 for channel 2, and so on.
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32CH DVR / NVR:
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 0~31]
Main Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR
* [channel-number 0~31] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR. 0 for channel
1, 1 for channel 2, and so on.
rtsp://[device-ip-address]/3GPP/[channel-number 32~63]
Sub Stream
* [device-ip-address] is the IP address of the DVR/NVR
* [channel-number 32~63] is the channel number of the DVR/NVR. 32 for
channel 1, 33 for channel 2, and so on.
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Appendix
G
Appendix G: Tested Card Brands
The mobile DVRs support SD / SDHC card up to 32 GB. The following brands of the SD cards have
been tested by EverFocus and are recommended to work with EverFocus mobile DVRs.
Brand
Card
Capacity
Card Rate
Level
SanDisk
SanDisk
Transcend
SanDisk
Toshiba
Kingston
32 GB
32 GB
32 GB
16 GB
16 GB
16 GB
Class 10
U1
Class 2
Class 10
U1
Class 10
U1
U3
Class 10
U1
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Appendix
H
Appendix H: Recording Backup through EF-Reader
EverFocus EF-Reader is an enhanced HDD reader enabling users to access HDDs / SD cards locally
or remotely and further play back the recordings. Users granted with privileges are allowed to log
in the EF-reader and operate the specific functions. The EF-Reader supports AVI, MP4 and AVR file
formats. Moreover, the meta data or the GPS data from the source recordings can also be played
back on the Playback Window graphically; or be exported in .kml (GPS data) files.
The EF-Reader supports various functions including Event Search, Archive, AB Repeat Playback,
Format Convert, Mask, Watermark and etc.. To know more about EF-Reader, please refer to EFReader User’s Manual.
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Appendix
I
Appendix I: Auto HDD Retry Mechanism
The eZ.HD DVR/MDVR features Auto HDD Retry mechanism, which is designed to automatically
reboot to detect the installed HDDs when encounter HDD fail error.
Note: The Auto HDD Retry mechanism will only activate when all of the HDDs installed in the
DVR/MDVR are failed simultaneously. For example, if your DVR/MDVR installed one HDD,
when one HDD fails, the Auto HDD Retry mechanism activates; if your DVR/MDVR installed
three HDDs, when all of the 3 HDDs fail simultaneously, the Auto HDD Retry mechanism
activates.
When a HDD fail error occurs, a HDD Failure icon
will be displayed at the bottom of the
monitor and a “HDD Failed. Please check HDD(s) and SATA/power cables.” message will pop-up.
Owing to the Auto HDD Retry Mechanism, the DVR will then automatically reboot to detect the
installed HDDs. If there is no HDD detected, the DVR will start rebooting to detect the HDDs again
and again up to 3 times. During the rebooting process, a “HDD Failed. Rebooting…” message will
be displayed. Once the HDDs have been detected, the recording function will automatically
resume.
Disk Error
Message
HDD failed. Please check HDD(s)
and SATA/power cables.
HDD Failed. Rebooting…
OK
Note that the DVR/MDVR will automatically reboot to detect HDDs up to 3 times. If the Auto HDD
Retry process exceeds 3 times and the DVR still cannot detect HDDs, an “Auto HDD Retry exceeds
3 times.” message will pop-up and a continuous beep sound will be played for notification. It’s
recommended to check the SATA and power cables connected to the HDDs; or replace new HDDs
if necessary.
Disk Error
Auto HDD Retry exceeds 3
times.
OK
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