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ACTi INR-340 Quick Installation Guide
Quick Installation Guide
INR-340
64-Channel 6-Bay RAID Tower 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 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:
• Power Cord x 1
• INR x 1
• Universal Converter x 1
• HDD Tray Keys Pack x 1
• Warranty Card x 1
• Disk Screws Pack x 1
• Quick
Power Installation
Cord x 1 Guide x 1
AT A GLANCE
Front Panel
Storage Disk Bays x 5
System Disk
USB Ports x 2
Power Button
Power Status LED Indicator
Rear Panel
AC Power Connector
VGA Port
Line-in
Line-out
Mic-in
eSATA Port
HDMI Port / Display Port
Display Port
LAN1 Port LAN2 Port
USB Ports x 4
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HARD DISK INSTALLATION
TURN OFF THIS UNIT before you move the trays. Repeat the following steps
to install the disks into Storage Disk bays.
REMOVE THE TRAY
Step 1
Slide the lock tab up, the
hinge tab will pop out by
itself.
Step 2
Pull the hinge tab to 90
degress from the front,
and pull out the tray.
MOUNT THE DISK
Step 3
Mount the disk by locking it with supplied disk
screws to the bottom of
the tray.
INSTALL THE TRAY
Step 4
Step 5
Place your thumb on the lock to push Press the hinge tab until it clicks into
the tray into position in the chassis. place.
CONNECT THE DEVICES
The examle 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.
Power Source
Note
To assign a static IP address to INR, enter
Windows and configure the network
settings in Network and Sharing Center.
Switch
eSATA
Storage
VGA Monitor
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USB Devices
Cameras
START-UP
1. On the unit’s front panel, press down Power Button to turn on the unit.
2. As this unit starts up, you will enter Windows logon screen. Input the
password “123456“ to log in as administrator.
CREATE HARDWARE RAID
As this unit supports hardware RAID configuration, you can make disk arrays using
the bundled software utility.
1. On Windows Desktop, double-click on the shortcut
to initialize the
RAID management utility.
2. On Basic RAID Configuration tab, select a RAID type and click on “Apply“.
3. After the configuration is complete, the RAID information will appear.
Note
Before removing or inserting the hard disk
trays, please make sure
the unit is turned off.
Moving the trays while
the unit is operating
can cause damage to
the disk.
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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.
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4. On New Volume Wizard window, make sure you assign the desired drive
letter and give a proper label name to this volume.
5. After the volume is created, it is shown on volume list and is ready for
recording.
Note
To make a Striped volume, a Mirrored volume or a RAID-5 volume, it is recommended to select
disks of the same model and capacity.
Note
For detailed instructions on choosing the RAID types and troubleshooting hard disk issues,
please refer to System Administrator’s manual provided on ACTi Download Center at
http://www.acti.com/downloadcenter
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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 “Search Cameras” to auto-search
the network for ACTi cameras, or
“Search ONVIF Cameras” 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,
and then click
to start
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.
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 view tool bar to
create a new layout, then click
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 , upload the map, drag the lower
right corner
to adjust channel size.
4. On view tool bar, click
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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