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Everfocus EverFocus CMS Owner Manual
EverFocus CMS
Surveillance-Client Central Monitoring System
User’s Manual
Copyright © EverFocus Electronics Corp.
Release Date: June, 2019
EVERFOCUS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
EverFocus CMS
Central Monitoring System User’s Manual
 1995-2019 EverFocus Electronics Corp.
www.everfocus.com.tw
Disclaimer
All the images including product pictures or screen shots in this document are for example
only. The images may vary depending on the product and software version. Information
contained in this document is subject to change without notice.
Copyright
All rights reserved. No part of the contents of this manual may be reproduced or
transmitted in any form or by any means without written permission of the EverFocus
Electronics Corporation.
Contents
1.
2.
3.
4.
Product Description ........................................................................................ 1
1.1
Important Disclaimer ....................................................................................... 1
1.2
Software Related Files ..................................................................................... 1
1.3
Application Environment ................................................................................. 1
System Overview ............................................................................................ 2
2.1
Operation Management .................................................................................. 2
2.2
Software Installing & Uninstalling ................................................................... 2
2.2.1
Software Installing ............................................................................. 2
2.2.2
Software Uninstalling ........................................................................ 4
Getting Started ............................................................................................... 5
3.1
Software Start-up ............................................................................................ 5
3.1.1
Start-up Wizard ................................................................................. 5
3.2
Login Window .................................................................................................. 9
3.3
General Function Setup ................................................................................. 10
3.3.1
Adding Devices from Other Servers (Client Servers)....................... 10
3.3.2
Adding Devices and Grouping Devices ............................................ 12
3.3.3
Displaying Live Streams on the Main View ..................................... 16
Control Panel ................................................................................................ 17
4.1
Main View ...................................................................................................... 18
4.1.1
Device List ........................................................................................ 19
4.1.2
Toolbar............................................................................................. 20
4.1.2.1
Sequence Mode ........................................................................ 21
4.1.2.2
Multi-Window View.................................................................. 23
4.1.3
Alarm Control Panel ........................................................................ 25
4.1.4
Display Window ............................................................................... 26
4.1.4.1
Live Channel Toolbar ................................................................ 27
4.1.4.2
Live Channel Functions ............................................................. 28
4.1.4.3
PTZ Control Panel ..................................................................... 29
4.1.4.4
Digital Zoom ............................................................................. 30
4.2
Remote Playback ........................................................................................... 31
4.2.1
Download Recording Files ............................................................... 32
4.3
Group Device Management .......................................................................... 34
4.4
Local Log Search ............................................................................................ 35
4.5
Account Management ................................................................................... 36
4.6
File Management........................................................................................... 38
4.6.1
Local Snapshot Search ..................................................................... 38
4.6.2
Local Recording Search.................................................................... 39
4.7
System Configuration .................................................................................... 40
4.7.1
General ............................................................................................ 40
4.7.2
File ................................................................................................... 41
4.7.3
Alarm Sound .................................................................................... 42
4.8
E-Map Management ...................................................................................... 43
4.9
Local Playback................................................................................................ 45
4.10 Local Record Management............................................................................ 47
4.10.1
Record Management ....................................................................... 47
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4.10.2
Record Schedule .............................................................................. 49
4.11 Alarm Config Management ........................................................................... 50
Top Navigation Bar........................................................................................ 52
5.1
File ................................................................................................................. 52
5.1.1
Open Captured Snapshots ............................................................... 52
5.1.2
Open Video File ............................................................................... 53
5.1.3
Exit ................................................................................................... 53
5.2
System ........................................................................................................... 54
5.2.1
Lock .................................................................................................. 54
5.2.2
Switch User ...................................................................................... 54
5.2.3
System Configuration ...................................................................... 54
5.3
Display ........................................................................................................... 55
5.3.1
Display Resolution ........................................................................... 55
5.3.2
Control Panel ................................................................................... 55
5.3.3
Main View ........................................................................................ 55
5.3.4
Remote Playback ............................................................................. 55
5.3.5
Local Record Schedule ..................................................................... 55
5.3.6
Local Playback.................................................................................. 55
5.3.7
E-Map Management ........................................................................ 55
5.4
Tool ................................................................................................................ 56
5.4.1
Account Management ..................................................................... 56
5.4.2
Group Device Management ............................................................ 56
5.5
Help................................................................................................................ 56
5.5.1
Open Wizard .................................................................................... 56
5.5.2
About ............................................................................................... 56
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1. Product Description
1.1 Important Disclaimer
Thank you for using EverFocus CMS. Please carefully read the software user’s manual before operation.
As the software may be updated at any time, the contents of the user’s manual are subject to change
without prior notice.
EverFocus has sought to the integrity and accuracy of the contents of the user’s manual during the
compilation process and will not be held liable for any errors or omissions. EverFocus reserves the right to
change the software mentioned in the user’s manual at any time without prior notice. Thank you for
choosing our products. Please carefully read this manual before operation. We assume no economic and
legal responsibility for the losses caused by the operation not according to the stipulations.
1.2 Software Related Files
The files for software installing, running, recording and sharpshooting are in the following folders by
specific paths.
Software Installation Directory:
The default software installation path is C:\Program Files (x86)\EverFocus\EverFocus CMS. You can define
the path for installation.
1.3 Application Environment
Requirements for system configuration:
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CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHZ or higher
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RAM: 2GB or higher
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VGA: DirectX 9.0 compatible VGA card, NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT or higher, with video memory of
512MB or larger (Please make sure the graphics driver provided by the computer supplier has been
installed properly)
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Network Card: Recommend to use gigabit NIC (Including network card, router, switch and network
cables of 5e or higher specifications for RJ45 port)
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Disk Space: At least 1GB space should be available except the required space for recording
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Operating System:
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Window Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate (32 bit or 64 bit)
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Window 7 Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate (32 bit or 64 bit)
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Window 8, Window 8 professional, DirectX 9.1 or higher
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
Window 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)
Mac OS: 10.6 or higher
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2. System Overview
2.1 Operation Management
In consideration of the functions and features of the software, we strongly recommend that:
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All the operators should be trained so as to avoid forming the artificial weak point of protection
system.
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Sound user management mechanism and level should be established and the low level user’s access
should be restricted so as to avoid the possibility of the incorrect operation.
2.2 Software Installing & Uninstalling
2.2.1
Software Installing
1.
Double click the installation file “EverFocus CMS_xxx_xxxx_xx_xx.exe”, the following window will pop
up. The system default installation path is C:\Program Files (x86)\EverFocus\Everfocus CMS. To
change the installation path, click Browse to customize. Confirm the installation path and then click
Next.
2.
Confirm the shortcuts in the Start Menu. Click Next.
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3.
Select the additional tasks. Click Next.
4.
Click Install to start installing.
5.
Click Finish to exit Setup.
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2.2.2 Software Uninstalling
You can uninstall the software in Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program.
1.
Go to Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program. Find the EverFocus CMS and select it. Click the
Uninstall button.
2.
The following window will pop up.
3.
Click Yes and also confirm to delete the user profiles.
4.
Click Yes, and EverFocus CMS has been successfully removed from your computer.
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3. Getting Started
3.1 Software Start-up
After installation is finished, a shortcut for EverFocus CMS will be generated on the desktop. Run the
program by double clicking the shortcut on the desktop or click Start  All Programs  Everfocus 
Everfocus CMS  Everfocus CMS.
3.1.1 Start-up Wizard
1. When first-time running the Everfocus CMS, the start-up Wizard appears. Follow the instructions to
configure the basic settings.
Note: If the Wizard does not appear, please click Help  Open Wizard to manually open it.
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2. Click Next, the following page appears. You can add devices using this page.
3. To automatically add devices to the system, click Add Online Device and the system will scan all the
online devices in the same LAN.
a. Select a protocol type from the Protocol Type drop-down list and then click Refresh to search for
the devices.
b. You can check the device info by directly clicking on the device, the device info will be automatically
displayed on the left-side pane.
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c. If you want to add only one device, select a device by single-click on it. The selected device will be
highlighted with a gray background.
d. You can also select multiple devices by clicking the first device and then press and hold the Ctrl or
Shift keys to select multiple devices.
e. After selecting the desired device(s), click Add Selected Device, the below window appears.
f. Input a name in the Device Name field, e.g. home, office. Also input the User Name and Password
of the device. The default User Name is “admin”; while default Password is blank.
g. Click Add, the device(s) are now added to the Devices list.
h. You can optionally edit the device info by clicking the Modify icon on the right-side of each device.
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4. To group the devices, click Import All to import all device(s) from the Devices list to the default group.
5. Click Next and then click Finish to complete the wizard.
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3.2 Login Window
If you exit the system and then restart the system again, the Login window will pop up. By default, users
can login the system without a password. To change the password, go to Account Management and modify
the admin account.
To exit the system, on the Top Navigation Bar, click File > Exit.
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3.3 General Function Setup
In this chapter, we will describe the steps on how to set up the general functions.
3.3.1 Adding Devices from Other Servers (Client Servers)
EverFocus CMS is designed with the client-server structure. Users can easily add devices from other servers
(client servers) to your server sites.
Here we use Server A (main server) and Server B (client server) for example. To add devices from Server B
to Server A, please follow the steps below:
1. On Server B, enter the System Configuration page (Control Panel > System Configuration > General).
a. Select Server from the drop-down list.
b. Set up the Port, User Name and Password for Server B. The port number should be greater than
1000.
c. Click Setup to configure the Server B.
d. Click Save to save the settings.
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2. On Server A, enter the System Configuration page (Control Panel > System Configuration > General).
a. To add devices from Server B, select Client from the drop-down list.
b. Enter the IP, Port, User Name and Password of Server B.
c. Click get to get the devices from Server B.
d. Click Save to save the settings.
3. Devices from Server B have been added to Server A. Go to the Main View and you can see the devices
on the Device List.
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3.3.2 Adding Devices and Grouping Devices
1. Enter the Group Device Management page (Control Panel > Group Device Management).
2. To automatically add devices to the system, click Add Online Device and the system will scan all the
online devices on the same LAN.
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a. Select a protocol type from the Protocol Type drop-down list and then click Refresh to search for
the devices.
b. You can check the device info by directly clicking on the device, the device info will be automatically
displayed on the right-side pane.
c. If you want to add only one device, select a device by single-click on it. The selected device will be
highlighted with a gray background.
d. If multiple devices are using the same user name and password, you can select multiple devices by
clicking the first device and then press and hold the Ctrl or Shift keys to select multiple devices.
e. After selecting the desired device(s), click Add Selected Device, the below window appears.
f. Input a name in the Device Name field, e.g. home, office. Also input the User Name and Password.
The default User Name is “admin”; while default Password is blank.
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g. Click Add, the device(s) are now added to the Devices list.
h. You can optionally edit the device info by clicking the Modify icon on the right-side of each device.
3. To manually add devices to the system, click Add Device to bring up the Add Device window. Input the
device information. The default media port is 9000, default User Name is “admin”; while default
Password is blank. Click Add, the device is now added to the Devices list.
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4. To group the devices:
a. If you want to create a new group, on the Groups list, click the Add button and input a group name
to add a new group. Click Yes, the group name is now added to the Groups list.
b. To import the devices to the desired group:
1) Select the desired group by clicking on it, the selected group will be highlighted with a green
background.
2) Select the desired device(s) by clicking on it, the selected device(s) will be highlighted with a
gray background. You can also select multiple devices by clicking the first device and then
press and hold the Ctrl or Shift keys to select multiple devices.
3) Click the Import button, the selected device(s) will be added to the group.
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3.3.3 Displaying Live Streams on the Main View
After adding devices to the system, you can display device live streams on the Main View.
1. Enter the Main View page (Control Panel > Main View).
2. Drag the Groups, Devices or Channels from the Device List and drop it to the Display Window.
Drag a Group: Displays all the streams of the devices in this Group.
Drag a Device: Displays all the streams of this Device.
Drag a Camera: Displays the stream of this camera.
3. The streams will be displayed.
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4. Control Panel
The Control Panel lists all the control functions for users to control their systems. The functions are listed
as below. Please refer to each chapter to know more about the functions.
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Main View: Displays device live streams. Please refer to 4.1 Main View.
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Remote Playback: Directly playback the recordings from the connected device(s). Please refer to 4.2
Remote Playback.
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Group Device Management: Manage the devices and groups. Please refer to 4.3 Group Device
Management.
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Local Log Search: Search all kinds of log info including alarm, operation, system or devices log.
Please refer to 4.4 Local Log Search.
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Account Management: Manage the user accounts and privileges of the system. Please refer to 4.5
Account Management.
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File Management: Search or backup the snapshots and recordings. Please refer to 4.6 File
Management.
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System Configuration: Configure the system settings including language, client-server configuration,
file storage path or alarm sound. Please refer to 4.7 System Management.
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E-Map Management: Set up E-Map configurations. Please refer to 4.8 E-Map Management.
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Local Playback: Playback the recordings stored in the system. Please refer to 4.9 Local Playback.
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Local Record Management: Configure the local record settings. Please refer to 4.10 Local Record
Management.
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Alarm Config Management: Configure the alarm settings. Please refer to 4.11 Alarm Config
Management.
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4.1 Main View
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No. Name
Description
1
Device List
Displays all the connected devices. You can also perform some functions on
the Device List. Please refer to 4.1.1 Device List for more details.
2
Device List Button
Click to display or hide the Device List.
3
Toolbar
You can perform some functions on the Main View using the Toolbar. Please
refer to 4.1.2 Toolbar for more details.
4
Alarm Control
Panel
Click the Alarm button to display or hide the alarm control panel. Please refer
to 4.1.3 Alarm Control Panel for more details.
5
CPU Status
Displays CPU utilization status.
6
Display Window
Displays the streams from the Device List. You can also perform some
functions using the Live Channel Toolbar. Please refer to 4.1.4 Display
Window for more details.
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Top Navigation Bar
Click to perform some functions or enter to setup pages. Please refer to 5.
Top Navigation Bar for more details.
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4.1.1
Device List
After adding the devices to the systems, the added devices will be display on the Device List. You can
perform some functions on the Device List.
 The icons on the Device List represents:
Online
Group
DVR
Camera
Offline
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Preview
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 To display device streams, drag the Group, Devices or Channels from the Device List and drop it to the
Display Window.
Drag a Group: Displays all the streams of the devices in this Group.
Drag a Device: Displays all the streams of this Device.
Drag a Camera: Displays the stream of this camera.
 Double-click on a preview camera can display the camera in full screen.
 Right-click on the Group, Device or Camera to:
Group: Set all the streams to Main Stream or Sub Stream.
Device: Open or close all channels on the Display Window; set all the streams to Main Stream or Sub
Stream; subscribe alarm or remotely configure the device.
Camera: Set the camera stream to Main Stream or Sub Stream.
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4.1.2
Toolbar
You can perform some functions on the Main View using the Toolbar.
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3
4
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6
7
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No. Name
Description
1
Full Screen
Click to display the Display Window in full screen. Press the ESC key to exit full
screen mode.
2
Layout
Click to select a layout.
3
Stop All Streams
Click to stop and close all streams on the Display Window.
4
Record
Select a channel by clicking on it and the channel will be highlighted with a red
frame, click the Record button to manually record the selected channel. Click
again to stop recording.
5
Snapshot
Select a channel by clicking on it and the channel will be highlighted with a red
frame, click the Snapshot button to take a snapshot of the selected channel.
6
Previous
Click to display the previous layout pages.
7
Next
Click to display the next layout pages.
8
Sequence
Click to configure sequence mode. Please refer to 4.1.2.1 Sequence Mode.
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Audio
Click to turn on or turn off the audio.
10
Floodlight
This function is project-based. Click to turn on the Floodlight of the camera.
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4.1.2.1
Sequence Mode
When the Sequence Mode is activated, the Display Window will display the layout views in sequence. You
can configure the Sequence Mode to the Current Main View or Global Main View independently.
To configure the Sequence Mode:
1. On the Main View, click the Sequence button
Control window.
on the Toolbar to bring up the Sequence Mode
2. As EverFocus CMS allows users to open a single Main View window (Single-Window) or multiple Main
View windows (Multi-Window), you can optionally apply different sequence interval to a
Single-Window or Multi-Window. To set up Multi-Window, please refer to 4.1.2.2 Multi-Window View.
a. Current Main View: If you want to apply the Sequence Mode only to the current Main View
window, click the Current Main View button.
i.
Select Independent or Sync with Global to apply the Interval setting.
Independent: Select Independent if multi-window has been set up, but you want to apply the
Sequence Interval to the current main view only.
Sync with Global: Select Sync with Global if you want to synchronize the Sequence Interval of
the current main view with the global main view. If this option is selected, the Sequence
Interval of the current Main View will follow the Sequence Interval of global main view.
ii.
Adjust the slid bar of the Switch Interval to set up the Sequence Interval.
iii.
Click Start to start the Sequence Mode. Click Stop to stop the Sequence Mode.
b. Global Main View: If you want to apply the Sequence Mode to all of the Main View windows, click
the Global Main View button.
i.
Adjust the slid bar of the Switch Interval to set up the Sequence Interval.
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ii.
If you want to synchronize the Sequence Interval of all the Main View windows with the one
setup for the Global Main View, check the “Force all main view synchronize with global view”
checkbox.
iii.
Click Start to start the Sequence Mode. Click Stop to stop the Sequence Mode.
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4.1.2.2
Multi-Window View
Users can optionally open multiple Main View windows (Multi-Window) and display the windows on
different monitors. Up to 4 Main View windows can be opened.
To open multiple Main View windows:
1. On the Main View, select a layout and apply streams to the Display Window.
2. Drag the Main View tab out of the EverFocus CMS window, the new Main View window has been
created. You can also display the new Main View window on another monitor.
3. To create another Main View window, on the Control Panel, click Main View to create a Main View Tab.
Select a layout and apply streams to the Display Window.
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4. Drag the Main View tab out of the EverFocus CMS window, the 2nd Main View window has been
created. You can also display the 2nd Main View window on another monitor.
5. Follow Step 3 and Step 4 to create more Main View windows. Up to 4 Main View windows can be
created.
6. After creating the multiple Main View windows, you can apply the Sequence Mode to the created Main
View windows. Please refer to 4.1.2.1 Sequence Mode.
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4.1.3
Alarm Control Panel
On the Main View, click the Alarm button on the lower-left corner to bring up the Alarm Control Panel. All
the triggered alarm info will be displayed here.
After setting up the alarm configurations, the triggered alarm will be displayed on the Alarm Control Panel.
You can check the Motion Detection, Video Exception, Alarm I/O or PIR checkboxes to display the alarm
types. You can also click the Clear Info button
to clear the alarm info on this panel.
You can click on the Alarm Snapshot column to display the snapshot image or click on the Alarm Record
column to play back the alarm recording.
To set up Alarm configurations, please refer to 4.11 Alarm Config Management.
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4.1.4
Display Window
You can perform some functions on the Display Window.
Display Window
 Displays live streams from the Device List.
Drag the Group, Devices or Channels from the Device List and drop it to the Display Window.
Drag a Group: Displays all the streams of the devices in this Group.
Drag a Device: Displays all the streams of this Device.
Drag a Camera: Displays the stream of this camera.
 Full Screen: Double-click on a channel can display the channel in full screen.
 Click on a channel to display the Live Channel Toolbar. Please refer to 4.1.4.1 Live Channel Toolbar.
 Right-click on a channel to perform the live channel function. Please refer to 4.1.4.2 Live Channel
Functions.
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4.1.4.1
Live Channel Toolbar
On the Display Window, click a channel and the Live Channel Toolbar displays at the bottom of the
channel.
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No. Name
Description
1
Snapshot
Click to take a snapshot of this channel.
2
Record
Click to manually record this channel. Click again to stop recording.
3
PTZ
Click to display the PTZ Control Panel. Please refer to 4.1.4.3 PTZ Control Panel
for more details.
4
Stop Live View
Click to stop and close the stream.
5
Zoom
Click to use Digital Zoom function. Please refer to 4.1.4.4 Digital Zoom for
more details.
6
Adjust Live Color
Click to display the image setting window and adjust the Color, Brightness,
Contract and Saturation for this channel.
7
Sound
Click to turn on or turn off the sound.
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4.1.4.2
Live Channel Functions
On the Display Window, right-click on a channel, the function window displays.
Stop Preview: Click to stop displaying the stream
Snapshot: Click to take a snapshot.
Start Record: Click to start manually recording. Click again to stop.
Open PTZ Panel: Click to display the PTZ Control Panel to perform the PTZ function.
Previous Screen: Click to display the previous channel.
Next Screen: Click to display the next channel.
Full Screen: Click to display the Display Window in full screen.
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4.1.4.3
PTZ Control Panel
You can use the PTZ Control Panel to perform some functions of the PTZ camera. On the Display Window,
click a PTZ channel to display the Live Channel Toolbar. Click the PTZ button to display the PTZ Control
Panel.
Direction Control / Auto Pan
Adjust Zoom
Adjust Focus
Adjust IRIS
Adjust PTZ Speed
Preset / Tour Setup
Performing the Preset Positions:
1. Click the Preset button to display the preset set up list.
2. Select a preset number by clicking on the index list, the selected number will be highlighted with a gray
background. Up to 255 positions can be set up.
3. Select a viewing position by using the direction control keys and optionally adjust zoom, focus and iris.
4. Click the Set Preset button
to set up this preset position.
5. Follow Step1 to Step3 to set up multiple preset positions.
6. To delete a preset number, select a preset number on the index list and then click the Clear Preset
button
.
7. To move to a preset point, select a preset number on the index list and then click the Call Preset button
.
Performing the Tour Function:
1. Set up the preset positions in advance.
2. Click the Tour button to display the Tour list.
3. Click the Start Tour button
4. Click to Stop Tour button
to start the Tour function.
to stop the Tour function.
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4.1.4.4
Digital Zoom
On the Display Window, click a channel to display the Live Channel Toolbar. Click the Zoom button to use
the Digital Zoom function.
To perform the Digital Zoom function:
1. Click on a channel to display the Live Channel Toolbar and then click the Zoom button.
2. On the stream, use your mouse to draw a square on a certain area where you want to have a close-up
view.
3. You can follow Step 2 to zoom in the desired area.
4. To return to the original view on the channel, left-click the mouse.
5. To exit Digital Zoom, click the Zoom button again.
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4.2 Remote Playback
On the Control Panel, click the Remote Playback button to display the Remote Playback window. You can
remotely play back the recordings stored in the DVRs or NVRs.
To start playing back:
1. On the Device List, select channels by clicking the checkboxes.
2. Select a Stream Type and the desired Record Types. Note that the options can only be activated when
the related functions have been configured on the DVR end.
3. If you want to synchronously play back the channels, check the Synchronous Playback checkbox.
4. Select a date. The date marked with an orange triangle indicates there are recordings during the date.
5. Click the Search button.
6. You can start playing back the recordings using the Playback Control Panel.
Playback Control Panel
Full
Quad
Slow
Screen
View
Forward
16-Division
Previous
Pause
Period
Fast
Single
9-Division
Sound
Play
Stop
Forward
View
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Playback Channel Control Bar
On the Remote Playback window, click a channel to display the Playback Channel Control Bar, which is
located at the bottom of the channel. Note that to control a single channel playback, disable the
Synchronous Playback function.
Play
Pause
4.2.1
Stop
Fast
Slow Forward Step
Forward
Forward
Zoom
Record
Download
Snapshot
Sound
Download Recording Files
To download recording files:
1. On the Remote Playback window, click a channel to display the Playback Channel Control Bar. Click the
Download button.
2. Click the Download by Files tab, select the desired recording files and then click the Download button
to download the files to your computer.
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3. If you want to download files by the selected date, click the Download by Date tab, select the desired
date and time range and then click the Download button.
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4.3 Group Device Management
You can add devices or group the added devices using the Group Device Management page (Control Panel
> Group Device Management).
【Devices Panel】
You can use the left-side Devices panel to add, modify or delete devices; or remotely control the DVRs. To
add devices, please refer to 3.3.2 Adding Devices and Grouping Devices.
You can also use the device icons to modify devices.
Modify: Click to modify the device info.
Delete: Click to delete the device.
Remote Config: Click to enter the Remote Configuration page
to configure the Device settings remotely. About the
configurations, please refer to the User’s Manual of the device.
【Groups Panel】
You can use the right-side Groups panel to group the added devices from the Devices panel. You can select
different channels from different DVRs to a group. To group devices, please refer to 3.3.2 Adding Devices
and Grouping Devices.
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4.4 Local Log Search
You can search log information of the connected devices using the Local Log Search page (Control Panel >
Local Log Search).
To search log information:
1. Select the filter items on the above field.
User Name: Select the login user(s).
Log Type: Select a log type.
Alarm Type: Select the desired alarm type(s).
Start / End Time: Select a time range.
2. Click the Search button, the search results will be displayed below.
3. You can click the Export button to export the searched log info. Or click the Import button to import
the log info.
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4.5 Account Management
If you are the admin account, you can add multiple user accounts and grant privileges to each account
using the Account Management page (Control Panel > Account Management).
Admin: By default, the admin account has full privileges. The admin account cannot be deleted and only
the password can be changed. By default, the password of the admin account is blank. To change the
password, click the admin account on the list and then click the Modify button. Input the password and
then click Save. Only the Admin account can add, edit or delete user accounts.
To add a user account:
1. Click the Add button, the Add User window appears.
2. Input the User Name, Password and confirm password.
3. In the User Privilege field, check the functions for this user and then check the channels for each
function.
4. Click the Save button to save the settings. This User account should be listed.
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To modify the user privileges:
1. On the account list, select an account by clicking on it, the selected account will be highlighted with a
gray background.
2. Click the Modify button, the Modify User window appears.
3. Modify the user info and privileges and then click the Save button.
To delete a user account:
1. On the account list, select an account by clicking on it, the selected account will be highlighted with a
gray background.
2. Click the Delete button to delete the selected user account.
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4.6 File Management
You can view the snapshots and recordings stored in the computer using the File Management page
(Control Panel > File Management).
4.6.1
Local Snapshot Search
To search for local snapshot images:
1. Click the Snapshot tab.
2. Select the filter items on the above field.
Search From: Select a source. Select Added Channel(s) to search for snapshots from the channels on
the Device List. Select Deleted Channel(s) to search for snapshots from the deleted channels.
Start / End Time: Select a time range.
3. If Added Channel(s) is selected from the Search From drop-down list, you can select the desired
channel, device or group from the Device List by clicking on it, the selected item will be highlighted with
a green background.
4. Click the Search button, the search results will be displayed.
5. You can double-click on the image to display the image.
6. To delete or download the images on the list, click to select multiple images using the Ctrl key. The
selected images will be highlighted with an orange frame. Click the Delete button
to delete the
selected images or click the Save button
to download the selected images to your computer.
The downloaded images can be viewed using the internal player, please refer to 5.1.1 Open Captured
Snapshots.
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4.6.2
Local Recording Search
To search for local recordings:
1. Click the Video tab.
2. Select the filter items on the above field.
Search From: Select a source. Select Added Channel(s) to search for recordings from the channels on
the Device List. Select Deleted Channel(s) to search for recordings from the deleted channels.
Start / End Time: Select a time range.
3. If Added Channel(s) is selected from the Search From drop-down list, you can select the desired
channel, device or group from the Device List by clicking on it, the selected item will be highlighted with
a green background.
4. Click the Search button, the search results will be displayed.
5. You can double-click on the thumbnail image to play back the recording.
6. To delete or download the recordings on the list, click to select multiple recordings using the Ctrl key.
The selected recordings will be highlighted with an orange frame. Click the Delete button
to
delete the selected recordings or click the Save button
your computer.
to download the selected recordings to
The downloaded recordings can be viewed using the internal player, please refer to 5.1.2 Open Video File.
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4.7 System Configuration
You can configure some basic system settings, select the storage locator or set up the alarm sound using
the System Configuration page (Control Panel > System Configuration).
4.7.1
General
You can configure general system configurations on this page.
Language: Select a language.
Log Keeping Time: Select a keeping time range for log.
Enable Auto Login: Check the box to enable auto login. Users can login without inputting user name and
password.
Resume Live View Status: When starting the system, the previous live view status/layout will be
automatically resumed.
Server/Client: You can configure the system to be a server or client and then add devices from the client
sites to your server site. Please refer to 3.3.1 Adding Devices from Other Servers (Client Servers).
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4.7.2
File
You can configure the storage paths for recordings or snapshot images.
Recording Path: Select a storage path for the recordings.
Snapshots Stored Path: Select a storage path for the snapshot images.
Download Record Type: Select a video format for the downloaded recordings. MP4 or AVI.
Trigger alarm when disk space is less than xxx MB: Input a number in the input box. When the available
disk space is less than then setup capacity, the alarm message will appear. The default setting is 600MB.
The minimum value is 500MB.
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4.7.3
Alarm Sound
You can customize the alarm sound when Motion, Video Exception or Alarm events occur.
1. Click the
button to select an audio file (wav).
2. You can click the
button to play the audio file.
3. Click Save to save the settings.
Click the Default can restore the alarm sound to default alarm sound.
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4.8 E-Map Management
1. To add an E-Map, click the Add E-Map button (either one), an Add E-Map window appears. Input a
name and select an image, and then click the Yes button.
2. Drag and drop the IP cameras from the Device List to the map. When there is an event occurs, an alarm
icon will be displayed beside the camera icon.
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3. You can use the buttons at the lower side of the screen to preview or edit the E-Map.

Map Preview: Click the Map Preview button and then you can use the function icons on the
right-side to preview E-Maps, clear alarms, or turn to the previous or next pages.
Icons

Description
E-Map Preview
Click to view the added E-Maps.
Clear Alarm
Click to clear the alarms.
Previous
Click to turn to the previous page.
Next
Click to turn to the next page.
Edit Map: Click the Edit Map button and then you can edit the e-map or hot spot (location) using
the function icons on the right-side.
Click the E-Map
Icons
Click the camera icon on the E-Map
Description
E-Map Preview
Click to view the added E-Maps.
Modify E-Map
Click to modify the current E-Map.
Delete E-Map
Click to delete the current E-Map.
Add Hot Region
Click to add a hot region of the E-Map.
Modify Hot Spot
Click to modify the hot spot (location of the camera).
Delete Hot Spot
Click to delete the hot spot.
Next
Click to turn to the next page.
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4.9 Local Playback
On the Control Panel, click the Local Playback button to display the Local Playback window. You can play
back the recordings stored in the computer. Note that for this function to work, you have to configure the
record schedule in advance. Please refer to 4.10 Local Record Management.
To start playing back:
1. On the Device List, select channels by clicking the checkboxes.
2. If you want to synchronously play back the channels, check the Synchronous Playback checkbox.
3. Select a date. The date marked with an orange triangle indicates there are recordings during the date.
4. Click the Search button.
5. You can start playing back the recordings using the Playback Control Panel.
Playback Control Panel
Previous
Period
Full
Slow
Screen
Sound
Forward
Pause
Fast
Switch
Play
Stop
Forward
Layout
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Time
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Playback Channel Control Bar
On the Playback window, click a channel to display the Playback Channel Control Bar, which is located at
the bottom of the channel. Note that to control a single channel playback, disable the Synchronous
Playback function.
Play
Pause
Stop
Fast
Slow Forward Step
Forward
Forward
Zoom
Record
Snapshot
Sound
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4.10 Local Record Management
On the Control Panel, click the Local Record Management button to display the Local Record Management
window. You can configure multiple record schedules to record the streams in your computer.
4.10.1 Record Management
After setting up the Record Schedule (refer to 4.10.2 Record Schedule), you will have to select a storage
path and desired camera streams to activate the schedule recording
1. For the first time set-up, after clicking the Local Record Management icon on the Control Panel, the
below window appears. Select the desired storage path(s) for the Schedule Record and then click OK.
Note that after clicking OK, the storage path(s) cannot be changed.
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2. Configure the Record Schedule in advance (please refer to 4.10.2 Record Schedule). After configuring
the Record Schedule, the selected cameras for Record Schedule will be displayed in the Local Record
Information field.
3. In the Local Record Setting field, select an overwrite type and recording path, and then click the Save
button.
Overwrite: Select an overwrite type.
Recording Path: Select the desired recording path by checking the checkboxes.
4. In the Local Record Information field, select the desired cameras for schedule recording by checking
the checkboxes.
5. Click the Start Record button to activate the Record Schedule function.
6. If you want to de-activate the Record Schedule, click the Stop Record button.
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4.10.2 Record Schedule
You can configure multiple schedules to record the camera streams in your computer. Click the Record
Schedule tab to enter the Record Schedule page.
1. In the Schedule List field, check Item0 to define a schedule profile for Item0.
Note that by default, Item0 is created on the list. You can click the New button to add multiple items
and then define the schedule profile for each item.
2. Input a time interval (recording length) In the Record File Interval input box.
3. Select a recording stream type. Main Stream or Sub Stream.
4. Configure the time schedule.
a. Check the day checkboxes and then use your mouse to drag on the time blocks. The selected time
blocks will be applied with a green background, which means the blocks have been applied with the
recording schedule function.
b. If you want to apply the recording schedule to everyday, check the Every Day checkbox and then
select the desired time blocks.
5. On the Device List, select the desired cameras to be applied with this recording schedule.
6. Click the Save button to save the settings.
7. After setting up the recording schedule, go to Record Management (refer to 4.10.1 Record
Management) to select a storage path for activating the recording schedule.
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4.11 Alarm Config Management
On the Control Panel, click the Alarm Config Management button to display the Alarm Config
Management window. You can configure the alarm actions once receive the alarm data from the DVR end.
For the Alarm function to work, you will have to configure the below settings in advance.
•
Configure the alarm settings on the DVR end, including the Motion, Video Loss or I/O.
•
Configure the local recording settings. Please refer to 4.10 Local Record Management.
•
Configure the alarm settings. Please refer to the below instruction.
1. Ensure the alarm settings have been configured on the DVR end.
2. On the Alarm Config Management page, click on Item1 to configure the alarm settings for Item1.
Note that by default, Item1 is created on the list. You can click the New button to add multiple items
and then configure the alarm settings for each item.
3. Select the alarm actions of each alarm type.
•
Trigger Snapshot: When an alarm occurs, the system will take a snapshot of the alarm channel(s).
•
Trigger Record: When an alarm occurs, the system will start recording of the alarm channel(s). You
can input a recording time length for the alarm recording. Note for the system to record the alarm
recordings, you will have to configure the local record settings. Please refer to 4.10 Local Record
Management.
•
Trigger Pop-up: When an alarm occurs, the system will pop-up a live view window of the alarm
channel(s). You can input a pop-up window display time. The window will close when the time’s up.
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•
Alarm Sound: When an alarm occurs, the system will play the alarm sound. You can configure the
alarm sound. Please refer to 4.7.3 Alarm Sound.
4. On the Device List, select the desired cameras to be applied with this alarm setting.
5. Click the Save button to save the settings.
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5. Top Navigation Bar
You can use the Top Navigation Bar to quickly enter to a setup page or perform some functions.
5.1 File
5.1.1
Open Captured Snapshots
You can view the downloaded images using the internal player by clicking Open Captured Snapshots.
To download snapshot images to your computer, please refer to 4.6.1 Local Snapshot Search.
1. Click Open Captured Snapshots and then select an image file, the file will be displayed.
2. To display another snapshot image, click the drop-down button
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5.1.2
Open Video File
You can play back the downloaded recordings using the internal player by clicking Open Video File.
To download the recordings to your computer, please refer to 4.6.2 Local Recording Search.
1. Click Open Video File to display the Open Video window.
2. Click the Open recording file button to select a recording. You can click this button to select multiple
recording files. The selected files will be displayed on the list.
3. After selecting a recording file, the system will start playing back the recording.
4. You can use the playback control buttons to perform some functions.
Show or hide
Delete
video list
Open
Recording File
Clear All
Play
Pause
Stop
Fast
Slow Forward Step
Forward
Forward
Zoom
Snapshot
5.1.3
Exit
Click to exit the system.
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5.2 System
5.2.1
Lock
You can click Lock to lock the system and the system will not be operated. To unlock the system, select a
user and input the password to login.
5.2.2
Switch User
You can click Switch User to select another user account to login the system.
5.2.3
System Configuration
Click System Configuration to enter the System Configuration page. Please refer to 4.7 System
Configuration.
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5.3 Display
5.3.1
Display Resolution
Select a desired screen resolution of the EverFocus CMS by clicking the options. The options include
1024x768, 1280x1024, 1920x1080, Full Screen.
5.3.2
Control Panel
Click to enter the Control Panel page. Please refer to 4. Control Panel.
5.3.3
Main View
Click to enter the Main View page. Please refer to 4.1 Main View.
5.3.4
Remote Playback
Click to enter the Remote Playback page. Please refer to 4.2 Remote Playback.
5.3.5
Local Record Schedule
Click to enter the Local Record Management page. Please refer to 4.10 Local Record Management.
5.3.6
Local Playback
Click to enter the Local Playback page. Please refer to 4.9 Local Playback.
5.3.7
E-Map Management
Click to enter the E-Map Management page. Please refer to 4.8 E-Map Management.
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5.4 Tool
5.4.1
Account Management
Click to enter the Account Management page. Please refer to 4.5 Account Management.
5.4.2
Group Device Management
Click to enter the Group Device Management page. Please refer to 4.3 Group Device Management.
5.5 Help
5.5.1
Open Wizard
Click Open Wizard to open the Wizard window. Please refer to 3.1.1 Start-up Wizard.
5.5.2
About
Click About to display the EverFocus CMS version info.
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