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ACTi INR-460 Quick Installation Guide
Quick Installation Guide
INR-460
200-Channel 8-Bay Rackmount Standalone NVR
BEFORE YOU START
Thank you for purchasing ACTi Standalone Network Video Recorder. This guide
contains all the information you need to quickly set up ACTi INR server system
via local interface.
For detailed instructions on installation, operation and how to log in to INR as
a web client, please refer to the product manuals provided on ACTi corporate
website.
The items below are prerequisite for installation:
• Network cameras
• Network cables
• Network switch
• Monitor (with VGA, DVI or Display Port cable)
• USB mouse
• At least one ACTi-certified 3.5-inch SATA hard disk
Find the certified disk models at http://www.acti.com/hddselector
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HARDWARE INSTALLATION
UNPACK
This package contains:
• INR x 1
• HDD Tray Keys Pack x 1
• Disk Screws Pack x 1
• Front Cover x 1
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Power Cord x 1
Universal Converter x 1
Warranty Card x 1
Quick Installation Guide x 1
AT A GLANCE
Front Panel
System LED
Power Button
USB Ports x 2
Disk Bays x 8
Rear Panel
Display Port
LAN1 Port
VGA Port
LAN2 Port
AC Power Connector
Power Switch
Audio Output
Audio Input
USB Ports 3.0 x 2
Display Port
eSATA Port
USB Ports x 2
DVI Port
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RACKMOUNT THE UNIT
This unit is designed to be mounted on a standard server rack, which
occupies 2U (3.5″) of vertical space.
1. Allow a minimum of 5 cm clearance at the
front and the rear for front-to-back airflow of
the unit.
2. Prepare a rack shelf rated for the unit’s
weight or purchase the rail kit from ACTi,
and install that to support the entire unit.
3. Secure the unit onto the rack.
INR Sliding Rail Kit
HARD DISK INSTALLATION
Make sure this unit is turned off, and insert the hard disks into the disk bays
following the sequence of tray numbers.
REMOVE THE TRAY
Step 1
Slide the lock tab aside,
and the hinge tab will
pop out by itself.
MOUNT THE DISK
Step 2
Hold the tab lever and
pull out the tray.
INSTALL THE TRAY
Step 4
Place your thumb on
the lock to push the
tray into position in the
chassis.
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Step 5
Press the hinge tab
until it clicks into place.
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Step 3
Loosen the two
screws on the tray to
remove the dummy
disk. Secure the hard
disk on the tray with
the provided disk
screws. Make sure the
disk connector faces
towards the SATA
contacts inside the unit.
CONNECT THE DEVICES
The example below displays a network consisting of only INR, network cameras
and required peripherals. Please remember to enable the DHCP service on your
router for INR to obtain an IP address automatically.
Note
To assign a static IP address to INR, enter
Windows and configure the network
settings in Network and Sharing Center.
Switch
Cameras
Power Source
eSATA Storage
Monitor
USB Devices
ATTACH THE FRONT COVER
After you finish configuring INR system, remember to lock the disk trays using
the provided keys and attach the front cover to the unit’s front panel.
Step 1
Step 2
Align the left end hooks Press the latch and push the right end
towards the unit’s right
to the holes on the
handle until it clicks
unit’s left handle.
Without Front Cover
into place.
With Front Cover
START-UP
1. On the unit’s rear panel, press down the Power Switch
to the side with “ l ” mark.
2. On the unit’s front panel, press down Power Button to turn on the unit.
3. As this unit starts up, you will enter Windows logon screen, and input the
password “123456“ to log in as administrator.
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CREATE HARDWARE RAID (OPTIONAL)
INR-460 supports hardware RAID configuration, and the making of disk arrays is
done with the bundled software MegaRAID Storage Manager.
1. On Windows Desktop, double-click on the shortcut
MegaRAID Storage Manager.
to initialize
2. Select INR-Series on the Remote
Servers list.
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3. Log in with default username/
password: Administrator/123456
4. Click Create virtual drive.
5. Select Simple, then click Next.
6. Select RAID 5, then click Next.
7. Click Finish.
8. Click OK to complete RAID
configuration.
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SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION
CREATE DISK VOLUMES
Use Windows Disk Management to create disk volumes so that INR can
access the available storage space.
1. In Windows Search Box, search and enter
“computer management”.
2. Select “Disk Management”, right-click on a disk title and select “Initialize
Disk”, choose “GPT” as the partition style and click on“OK”.
3. Right-click on the initialized disk and select the volume type to make a new
volume. On New Volume Wizard window, make sure you assign a proper
drive letter to the volume.
4. After the volume is created, it is shown on volume list and is ready for
recording.
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LOG IN
On Windows Destop, double-click on
to enter NVR interface. Input the default
account and password to log in.
Account: admin
Password: 123456
“123456” is the default password of NVR
system administrator’s user account. For
security reasons, please remember to change it.
CREATE USERS
On NVR screen, click Setup button to enter Setup page and then Users tab.
1. Select “User Groups”, click “Add” to start adding a new user group.
2. Input group ID and click “Apply”.
3. Click on the title bar of Users panel, click “Add” to start adding a new user.
4. Input user’s Account, Password, Email address and select its User Group,
and then click “Apply”.
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SELECT STORAGE DRIVES
1. Go to Setup page and then Storage tab.
2. On Disk Drive
List, de-select C
Drive, and select
other storage
drives.
3. Click “Apply“.
ADD CAMERAS
1. Go to Setup page and then Devices tab.
2. Click “Add”.
3. Choose a search
method based
on your network
environment and
camera brand.
Search Cameras
Add Camera Manually
Use “Hybrid Search” to auto-search
the network for all cameras, or
“ONVIF Search” for
ONVIF-compliant cameras of any
brand. After selecting your desired
cameras, click “Apply”.
If you are adding a camera located
in another network, use “Add
Camera Manually”. Fill in Media
Type, Protocol, IP Address, HTTP
Port, Account and Password. Finally,
click “Get Device Settings” and then
“Apply”.
To find ONVIF-compliant
cameras, input the correct
account and passowrd first,
to start
and then click
searching.
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CONFIGURE CAMERA SETTINGS
1. Go to Setup page and then Devices tab. Choose the camera from Camera
List.
2. Select Basic, Video, PTZ, or Preset Tour tab to configure related settings.
3. Cllick “Apply“
to save the
settings.
SET RECORDING SCHEDULE
The recording service automatically starts full-time recording for a newly added
camera. You can modify the recording schedule to suit your needs.
1. Go to Setup page and then Schedule tab. Select the camera from Camera
List.
2. Choose a recording mode:
or
Schedule Recording: Records video continuously during the scheduled
session.
Event Recording: Records video based on specific triggers such as when a
motion is deteced by the camera.
3. Drag on the time
table to define
the time session.
4. Click “Apply“.
Note
If you have any question during system installation, please feel free to contact our engineers via
ACTi Customer Help Desk platform at http://www.acti.com/CHD
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CUSTOMIZE VIEWS
1. Go to Live View page. On top of the screen, click on
on view tool bar
to create a new layout, then click on
to enter edit mode.
2. Select a layout style.
3. To add a camera view, pull a camera from Camera List to a channel. To add
a map view, select a channel and click on , upload the map, drag the
lower right corner
to adjust channel size.
4. On view tool bar, click on
to save this view.
5. You can set this view as default view by clicking on
View Tool Bar
Layout styles
Add new view
Edit view
.
Set as default view
Save view
VALIDATION
To check live streaming of all channels, go to Live View page, doubleclick on
on Camera List.
To check recording, go to Playback page, and then select (double-click)
a view from View List or a camera from Camera List. Drag on the time
bar to see the recorded video.
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Due to continuous product improvements, some contents may have
changed from the time this documentation was printed. You can download
the latest user documentation, which shall prevail over the printed version
provided in the package, from http://www.acti.com/downloadcenter.
www.acti.com
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