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Foscam FN7108HE undefined Quick Installation Guide
1 Before You Start
2 Hard Disk Installation
Package Contents
Quick Setup Guide
Network Video Recorder
Ethernet Cable
DC Power Adapter
USB Mouse
Quick Setup Guide
Screw Pack
Warranty Card
Data Wire and Power Wire
of the Hard Drives
3. Place the HDD on the bottom of the device and then fasten the
screws on the bottom to fix the HDD.
Before installing a hard disk drive (HDD), please make sure the power
is disconnected from the NVR.
It is recommended that a hard drive be used in 7200 high-speed or
1. Remove the cover from the NVR by unfastening the screws on the
rear and bottom.
Security Warning
Model: FN7108HE
4. Re-install the cover of the NVR and fasten screws.
Foscam cameras and NVRs require good security practices to
safeguard your privacy. You should regularly change your
camera or NVR password which is the combination of
numbers, letters and symbols.
2. Connect one end of the data cable and power cable to the
motherboard of NVR and the other end to the HDD.
You should update your camera or NVR regularly. Make sure
your camera or NVR has the latest firmware installed for your
specific model and better experience.
For detailed manuals, tools, etc., please visit
Data cable
Power cable
3 Device Connection
IP Cameras Input
Power Switch
4 Log In
1. Turn on the power switch on the rear panel.
2. Login page.
VGA Video Output
Power Input
5 Setup Wizard
After the NVR starts up successfully, the power LED and HDD LED
indicators will turn green. The startup page is displayed on the screen.
Ethernet Port
The Setup Wizard can walk you through some important settings on
the NVR.
1. Setting the time. If you don’t want to use the Setup Wizard next
time, uncheck the Setup Wizard checkbox. Click the Next button.
It is recommended to use SATA type of hard disk for recording.
3. You can add an IP Camera that is connected to the internet on the
Select the Language, Enter the Username and Password, then click
on the Login button.
USB Reset
2. Click Add
HD-OUT Video Output
Default username is
admin with no password
1. Select Your IP Camera
Uncheck the checkbox
1. Connect your display to one of the video outputs (VGA or HD-OUT
2. Connect an external storage device to the USB interface of the NVR as
a backup.
3. Connect a mouse to the USB interface.
4. Some devices need to connect to your router using an Ethernet cable,
including the NVR, PC and IP Camera.
5. Connect the power adapter to the power input port.
2. Select the HDD you would like to use, then click the Format Hard
Disk button to set up the HDD. Note that this will delete all files on
the HDD.
3. For the initial log in, the system will prompt you to change your
password. Once done, click the OK button.
Select a protocol depending on which IP Camera you have.
FOSCAM protocol: The High Definition (HD) IP Cameras for Foscam.
MJ protocol: The Standard Definition (SD) IP Cameras for Foscam.
Input a new password,
then click OK.
ONVIF protocol: IP Cameras which support ONVIF protocol.
1. Select your HDD
2. Click Format Hard Disk
Format Hard Disk
4. After modifying the password, you will be taken to the Setup
You can configure the following information for your IP Camera.
3. Click Next
3. Select the Channel
4. Enusre that the IP address of the
IP Camera and NVR is on the same
network IP segment, and that the
subnet mask and gateway are the
same as the NVR's.
5. Input the Username and
Password of the IP Camera.
6. Select the protocol.
7. Click OK
4. Repeat the step3 to add multiple IP Cameras. Find your IP Camera in
the IP Camera List, then click the Finish button to complete the
setup wizard.
6 Manual Recording
7 Playback
8 Remote Access
After the IP Camera is added successfully to the NVR, there are two ways
to enable manual recording functionality when in the Live View mode.
Method 1
Left click the mouse in the channel, and some buttons will pop up as
. Click the
button to enable recording.
You can see the recording information, include Manual Record, Alarm
Record, Schedule Record.
You can also access the NVR or IP Camera directly through the local
network and remotely via manual port forwarding.
Method 2
1. Right click the mouse in the Live View mode, and a shortcut menu
will pop up.
2. Select the Manual Record to enter the Manual Record page.
3. Check the channels for which you want to enable recording. Click the
OK button.
4. Then click the
icon to exit the interface.
1. Right click the mouse in the Live View mode, and a shortcut menu
will pop up.
2. Select the Playback to enter the Playback page.
3. Select the time and Video Type of the recording. Check the Channels,
and you can check up to four channels.
4. Click the Search button. Then you can see the recording video in the
Playback page.
This product supports 32-bit IE8 or later versions and does not
support 64-bit IE browsers. It also supports Apple Safari.
8.1 Network Configuration
1. Configure network information.
Right click the mouse in the Live View mode, choose Menu >
Settings > Network. Check the Network checkbox, then configure
the network information of the NVR.
Check Network
Select the Type
Set the HTTP Port or HTTPS Port
IP Address: Set it to an IP address of
NVR in the range of the router
address pool, or keep it as default.
Subnet Mask: Keep it as default.
Gateway: Should be the same as the
Router’s IP address.
DNS Server: Should be the same as
the router’s DNS Server address.
Click Finish
The live view interface will show you the video feed of each IP Camera.
2. Configure the DDNS.
Right click the mouse in the Live View mode, choose Menu > Settings
> Network. Check the DDNS checkbox. Enable DDNS on the NVR. We
recommend you to use the DDNS by default.
In the Live View mode, the icon
is at the bottom right of the screen
for each channel, indicating recording is on going.
To disable recording, click again the
button in the channel, or
uncheck the channel checkbox on the Manual Record interface.
The maximum number of 4 playback video channels have been
reached, please deselect other channels first to continue.
8.3 Access to the NVR in WAN
If UPnP has been enabled in the router, you do not need to perform
the following steps.
Input the port and IP address
of your NVR and click Save.
For these steps, we will be using the TP-LINK brand wireless router as
an example.
Check Enable DDNS
If there is a UPnP function in your router.
Choose Forwarding > UPnP, make sure that the Current UPnP Status
is Enabled.
Click Save
It is highly recommended to set the port range from 5000 to 65535,
and the value of the port for each device should be unique.
If UPnP is disabled, you need to select one of the following methods
to configure port forwarding on your router.
Check DDNS
Check UPNP
9 Technical Support
If you have problems with your Foscam device, please contact the
Foscam reseller you purchased from, or you can e-mail the Foscam
headquarter technical support team:
Your valuable comments and suggestions on improving Foscam
products are welcomed!
Now you can access to your NVR using the DDNS address, such as
https://domain name:HTTPS port.
As an example:
Click Save
8.2 Access to the NVR in LAN
You can access to the NVR via the browser in LAN.
Download the “Equipment Search Tool” from to your computer. Run it, and it will display
information of the NVR on your LAN.
CE Certificate Website:
If there is no UPnP function in your router:
You need to manually add port forwarding, refer to the following
steps. You need go to the Forwarding > Virtual Servers panel for
Exporter and Importer Information Opened to Public:
Double click the NVR in the list, and your default browser will open up
to the login page.
Click Add New...
As a result of product upgrades and other reasons, this guide may not be able to
update in time, resulting in inconsistency with the official website information,
please take the official website( information as the standard.
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