Instruction Manual - Daniels Security Systems

Instruction Manual - Daniels Security Systems
AVerMedia ®
Central Management System
User Manual
v7.7
May 2010
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1
1.1
1.2
INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................... 1
Upgrading to CMS GOLD Version ...........................................................................................2
Dual Monitors setting ...............................................................................................................3
1.2.1
Graphic card with ATi chipset .........................................................................................3
1.2.2
Graphic card with NVIDIA chipset ..................................................................................5
CHAPTER 2
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION .................................................................... 6
2.1
Minimum System Requirements ..............................................................................................6
2.2
Installing the CM3000 Software in Windows XP/2000 ..............................................................7
CHAPTER 3
3.1
3.1.1
3.2
3.3
USING THE CMS ...................................................................................... 8
Running the CMS Software .....................................................................................................8
Using the Virtual Keyboard .............................................................................................9
Using the CMS Application .................................................................................................... 10
Using the Monitor .................................................................................................................. 13
3.3.1
Using the Monitor Controller......................................................................................... 14
3.3.1.1
3.4
3.5
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Control Panel ............................................... 22
3.3.3
Live Playback the Recorded Video ............................................................................... 23
3.3.4
Viewing the GPS Data on the Monitor .......................................................................... 25
Using the MiniCenter Viewer ................................................................................................. 30
3.4.1
Remote Backup ........................................................................................................... 32
3.4.2
Remote Setup .............................................................................................................. 34
3.4.2.1
System Setting ................................................................................................... 34
3.4.2.2
Camera Setting .................................................................................................. 38
3.4.2.3
Record Setting ................................................................................................... 39
3.4.2.4
Network Setting .................................................................................................. 41
3.4.2.5
Schedule Setting ................................................................................................ 43
3.4.2.6
Alarm Setting ..................................................................................................... 45
Using the Alarm Center ......................................................................................................... 50
3.5.1
To Manage Live Alarm Event........................................................................................ 50
3.5.2
To Search the Alarm Event ........................................................................................... 53
3.5.3
To Navigate the Alarm Information ............................................................................... 57
CHAPTER 4
4.1
To Monitor CMS Server from iMatrix Server ....................................................... 20
3.3.2
CUSTOMIZING THE CMS SYSTEM ....................................................... 59
System Setting ...................................................................................................................... 59
4.1.1
Using the System Controller......................................................................................... 64
4.1.1.1
Hardware Introduction ........................................................................................ 64
Left Side ................................................................................................................ 64
Rear Side .............................................................................................................. 64
Familiarizing with System Controller Panel Buttons ............................................... 65
4.1.1.2
Installation of System Controller ......................................................................... 68
Connecting the CMS Server through the USB port ................................................ 68
Connecting the CMS Server through the RS485 port ............................................. 71
4.1.1.3
Operating the LCD Menu.................................................................................... 76
4.1.1.4
Familiarizing with LCD Screen............................................................................ 77
4.1.1.5
Switching to USB CMS Mode ............................................................................. 78
4.1.1.6
Switching to 485 CMS Mode .............................................................................. 79
4.1.1.7
To Select an CMS server ID in 485 CMS mode .................................................. 80
4.1.1.8
Upgrading the Firmware of the System Controller .............................................. 81
4.1.1.9
Locking System Operation ................................................................................. 83
4.1.1.10 Center Mode Operation ...................................................................................... 84
Select an Monitor Layout ....................................................................................... 84
Switch to Monitor Mode ......................................................................................... 85
Call out the Alarm Center ....................................................................................... 86
Call Out the Mini Center......................................................................................... 86
Reset the Alarm ..................................................................................................... 87
Call Out the System Configuration Selection.......................................................... 87
Controller Setup ..................................................................................................... 88
Set a Password for System Controller ................................................................ 88
Change the Password of the System Controller ................................................. 90
Set the Timer...................................................................................................... 92
Adjusting the Brightness of LCD Screen ............................................................. 93
Adjusting the Contrast of LCD Screen ................................................................ 94
Enable/disable Code Number Display ................................................................ 95
Mode Switching .................................................................................................. 96
Viewing System Version Information .................................................................. 97
4.1.1.11 Playback Mode Operation .................................................................................. 98
Select the Screen Layout ..................................................................................... 100
Enable/disable De-interlace ................................................................................. 101
4.1.1.12 EMap Mode Operation ..................................................................................... 102
Select Monitor Layout in Watch Mode .................................................................. 103
Enable Audio in Watch Mode ............................................................................... 105
PTZ Operation in Watch Mode ............................................................................. 107
4.1.1.13 Monitor Mode Operation ................................................................................... 114
Select a Monitor Layout ....................................................................................... 114
Enable/Disable Audio ........................................................................................... 115
PTZ Operation in Monitor Mode ........................................................................... 116
Switching to Different Monitor Group.................................................................... 123
How to Apply a Google API Key .................................................................................................... 124
4.2
DVR Setup .......................................................................................................................... 126
4.2.1
To Add and Remove DVR Server ............................................................................... 126
4.3
Camera Setup ..................................................................................................................... 127
4.4
Schedule Setup ................................................................................................................... 132
4.4.1
To set schedule at a specific portion of time in that hour: ............................................ 133
4.5
Backup Setup ...................................................................................................................... 134
4.6
E-MAP Setup ...................................................................................................................... 136
4.6.1
4.7
Add a New Map................................................................................................ 138
4.6.1.2
Add a DVR Server ............................................................................................ 140
4.6.1.3
To Use the E-Map ............................................................................................ 141
Alarm Setting....................................................................................................................... 144
4.7.1
4.8
To Set Up the E-Map .................................................................................................. 136
4.6.1.1
To setup an alarm condition ....................................................................................... 144
4.7.1.1
To Setup the Call Out List ................................................................................. 145
4.7.1.2
To Setup the Send E-Mail Setting ..................................................................... 146
4.7.1.3
To Setup the Alarm Sound Setting .................................................................... 147
4.7.1.4
Launch program ............................................................................................... 147
4.7.1.5
To Set the MMS/SMS Setting ........................................................................... 148
4.7.1.6
Popup Video .................................................................................................... 149
User Setting ........................................................................................................................ 151
CHAPTER 5
USING THE PLAYBACK FUNCTION.................................................... 152
5.1
To Playback the video.......................................................................................................... 152
5.2
Using the Local Playback Application .................................................................................. 155
5.3
Using the Download and Playback Application .................................................................... 158
5.4
Using the RealTime Playback Application ............................................................................ 160
5.5
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video ............................................... 162
5.6
To Bookmark a Section of the Video .................................................................................... 162
5.7
To Search Using the Visual Search...................................................................................... 163
5.8
To Search Using the Event Search ...................................................................................... 163
5.9
To Search Using the Intelligent Search ................................................................................ 165
Chapter 1 Introduction
The AVerMedia® CM3000 is a central monitoring system that enables user to monitor up to 1000 DVR
servers (see also Chapter 1.1 for updating to Gold version) through an internet connection. Like the
DVR program, the CMS system also automatically records and displays video when an event has
occurred on the remote side of the DVR server. You can also playback video files locally or download
from a remote DVR server.
The CMS system Supports Single, Dual, Triple and Four monitor displays. User can operate the CMS
system application on different monitors.
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1.1
Upgrading to CMS GOLD Version
The CMS can be upgraded by installing a USB software License (USB Dongle). After installed the
USB dongle, CMS can monitor up to 1000 remote DVR servers. The USB dongle provides three type
of license for customer choice:
1 ~ 64 Clients(DVR)
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65 ~ 150 Clients(DVR)
151 ~ 1000 Clients(DVR)
Without install a USB dongle, CMS only can monitor 16 DVR and some functions are not
available.
Please follow the below steps to upgrade the CMS.
1. Run the CMS application.
2. Plug in USB Dongle to your CMS server.
3. The CMS system will detect it automatically and the driver installation dialog will pop up. Click OK
to install the driver.
4. If user chooses to install driver later, then un-plug the USB dongle and plug in again later for
installing.
5. After installation completed, the CMS system will restart automatically.
6. DO NOT un-plug the USB Dongle while the DVR application is operating, it may cause the
application crash abnormally.
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1.2
Dual Monitors setting
Video configuration is different for each different VGA chipsets. Please follow the steps below to
setup the dual monitors display.
1.2.1 Graphic card with ATi chipset
1.
Enter the ATI Catalyst Control Center, user can click the short-cut or right click on the screen.
2.
There are two modes to select ─ Basic and Advanced.
3.
If user selected Basic mode, press the Quick Settings tab. Then select the Select a different
desktop mode and click Go.
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4.
Select the Extended Desktop and then click Finish.
5.
6.
If user selected the Advanced mode, click the View button.
In Display Manager, right click on the second Display on the right side and select Extend Main
onto monitor.
7.
Adjust each monitor resolution to 1024x768 、1280x1024 ,1920x1200, 1440x900, or 1680x1050.
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1.2.2
Graphic card with NVIDIA chipset
1.
2.
Click the NVIDIA nView, and select the Dualview mode.
Adjust each monitor resolution to 1024x768 、1280x1024 ,1920x1200, 1440x900, or 1680x1050.
3.
To review if the display mode is correct, you can check the task bar. The task bar will show on the
first monitor only.
Monitor 1
Monitor 2
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Chapter 2 Software Installation
This chapter describes how to install the CM3000 software.
Before installing the software, make sure the Windows OS patches are up to date and the
video graphic card driver is up to date.
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To ensure you have the latest copy of the CM3000 software, download the updated version
from the following site:
Worldwide :
http://www.avermedia.com/cgi-bin/support_download.asp
US/CANADA:
http:www.aver.com/security.html (click on Support  Download)
2.1
Minimum System Requirements
First, must verify if the computer meets the minimum system requirements.
CPU
Pentium 4 3.0GHz or above recommended
OS
Windows 2000 / XP Professional / Vista
RAM
512MB for dual display,1GB for Quad display
Hard disk
120GB or higher
Media
CD-ROM drive
VGA
32-bit high color SVGA graphics card with 256MB video memory and
DirectDraw / YUV Rendering Capability
Audio
Sound card and speakers
Internet capacity
10/100 Base-T Ethernet card or Gigabit Ethernet
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2.2
Installing the CM3000 Software in Windows XP/2000
DO NOT install CMS application, NV DVR application, and MXR Client Software at the
same computer system.
1. Place the installation CD into the CD-ROM drive
then click Install CM3000. And follow the onscreen instructions.
2. Please carefully read the license agreement. Click
Yes to accept the agreement.
3. Enter the administrator ID and password.
4. Click Finish.
5. User may now run the CMS program. To run the application, click
click Start>Programs >CMS > CMS >CM3000.
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on your PC desktop or
Chapter 3 Using the CMS
3.1
Running the CMS Software
To run the application, double-click
> CM3000.
on your PC desktop or click Start > Programs > CMS > CMS
For security purposes, some of the features would require you to enter a User ID and Password before
they can be accessed. When the Authorization dialog box appears, key in your User ID and Password.
(If this is the first time, enter the one you have registered when installing the software.)
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3.1.1
Using the Virtual Keyboard
If the keyboard is not available, you may use the Virtual Keyboard. Just click
keyboard. For uppercase and lowercase, click shift button.
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to show the virtual
3.2
Using the CMS Application
When an alarm occurred on the DVR server, the video is transmitted to the CMS and display on the
main screen. The transmit video can be an image or live video. User can select the type of video
transmitting in System setting (see also Chapter 4.1). You may download and playback the complete
video directly from the DVR server by clicking on the event log. Make sure the main DVR server is
set to send video to the CMS when an alarm has occurred.
The video stream before the eye indicates the latest occurrence. Also, there is a red frame which
indicates the latest occurrence when the video transmitting is alarm image type.
CMS Center in Alarm Live Video Mode
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Name
(1) Exit
Function
Call up the Logout dialog box.
In the logout dialog box, you may do the following:
- Click Exit to close the CMS program. Only the administrator is
authorized to access this command.
- Click Login to sign-in as a different user.
- Click Minimize to reduce the CMS to taskbar button. The authorization is
required, please enter the password.
- Click Cancel to close the Logout dialog box.
- Click About to find out more about the software and update CMS
firmware.
Click Update in Product Information window to upgrade the newest CMS
application. In Live Update window, select the Server Site and Address
and click Update.
(2) Camera ID
(3) E-map (F3)
(4) Monitor (F4)
(5) Reset Alarm
(6) MiniCenter Viewer
(7) Network
(8) Refresh
(9) Setup
(10) Playback
(11) Alarm Center
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in
single screen mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view the
camera. This function only available in Alarm Live Video mode.
Switch to display the map and show the location of the DVR server on
the map. If you are using a single monitor, press ESC to revert back to
the CMS main application( see also Chapter 4.6.2)
Switch to display live video from the selected DVR servers group. If user
is using a single monitor, press ESC to revert back to the CMS main
application(see also Chapter 3.3).
Click to reset all DVR alarm status
To call out the MiniCenter viewer. Also, user can double click on screen
or alarm event to call out the MiniCenter Viewer.(Also refer to Chapter
3.4 )
Enable/disable the remote alarm data received. This is activated
automatically when the CMS software starts up.
To refresh the alarm video that display on the screen. This function only
available in Alarm Live Video mode.
Configure the CMS system settings. Only the administrator is authorized
to access this command. (see also Chapter 4)
Select to playback video from the local hard disk or remote DVR server
(see also Chapter 5).
To view, search, and navigate the alarm (see also Chapter 3.5).
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Name
Function
(12) Split Screen
Mode
Select from 6 different split screen types to view all the cameras. It also
allows you to switch and view different camera number by click Camera
ID in a single screen mode. This function only available in Alarm Live
Video mode.
Display the current date, and time
Expand and reduce the log viewer
List the entire info in event mode or text mode from all DVR servers.
(13) Status
(14) Log extender
(15) Log viewer
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There are a few Hot keys for quick switching between the different applications or display
mode on a single monitor system.
- F1: displays current DVR server information on the CMS Monitor screen
- F3: Switches to E-Map mode
- F4: Switches to Monitor mode
- Esc: Switches back to the CMS application main screen
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When CMS Center in Alarm Image mode, right-click on the alarm image will call out Clear
All short-cut. Select to clear all current displayed alarm images.
CMS Center in Alarm Image mode
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3.3
Using the Monitor
When user has setup the monitor set in Camera Setup (see also Chapter 4.3), then click Monitor to
view all selected cameras live video and playback. The monitor will switch to monitor mode, if user
using more than one monitor, then all enabled monitors will switch to monitor mode.
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Right-click on the channel screen could select to start recording.
Dual Monitor Screen
The following will describe the buttons function on Monitor interface.
Name
(1) Center
(2) Monitor
Controller
(3) PTZ
Function
Back to CM3000 main UI(center UI)
To call out monitor controller dialog box. User can manage the monitor set
in monitor controller dialog( see also Chapter 3.3.1)
To call out PTZ control panel(see also Chapter 3.3.2)
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Name
(4) Audio
(5) Monitor Name
3.3.1
Function
Enable/disable audio. When audio is enabled, user will see the audio icon
on screen, click on the audio icon (audio icon will turn to green
) of
channel to hear the sound. Each time only can play one channel’s audio.
Display name of current monitor set.
Using the Monitor Controller
User can use Monitor Controller to switch different monitor set for monitoring and add/delete the
channel in monitor set.
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User needs to create monitor set in order to using Monitor Controller. To create monitor set,
please go to Setup > Camera (see also Chapter 4.3 Camera setup)
1.
Click
2.
The Monitor Controller window will show up as below shown:
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The monitor set is gray that indicates the monitor set is selected and been monitored.
The monitor 1 ~ 4 are purple that indicate the monitor is monitoring.
Right-click on monitor and select the Recover to reset the monitor.
3.
Drag the monitor set from monitor list to the monitor (1 ~ 4) and click Apply to activate it. To reset
the monitoring group, click Reload.
4.
To configure monitor set, click arrow button to expand the sub Monitor Controller window.
5.
Select the monitor. The DVR servers are included in the monitor set will list on sub Monitor
Controller window. The lower part of window display all monitored channels in the monitor set.
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6.
To add new channels, click the DVR server to un-fold the available cameras. Drag the camera to
the blank channel block that has no channel number and name display
7.
To change the monitored channels’ position, please delete the monitored channels and drag the
channels to the new position. To delete channels from monitor set, right-click on channel and
select Recover.
8.
Click Apply to refresh the monitor set.
9.
Click arrow button to close the sub window.
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
To Add the Remote iMatrix Server
User can add more remote iMatrix Servers and modify the monitored channel of the iMatrix servers
from remote site. iMatrix servers can be removed and modified by clicking Delete and Edit button.
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The remote iMatrix server only can be viewed and modified channel of monitor, add /delete
channel of monitor is not allowed.
1.
2.
Click Setup from Monitor Controller dialog box.
The Matrix Select window will show up.
3.
4.
5.
Click Add button to add a remote iMatrix server.
Fill in the Name, IP/Domain Name, Port, User (login ID), Password and Description of the
remote iMatrix server. Enter the Contact Information (Phone, Mobile, Email, Address,
Description) for emergency contact. Mark Show Image in Montor block if user wants to view
the image of the channel at the Monitor Controller window(see also Chapter 3.3.1)
And then, click OK to save the setting.
6.
7.
The iMatrix will be added into the iMatrix list in iMatrix Select window.
To switch the iMatrix server, select the iMatrix server and click Apply.
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Only can select one iMatrix server at a time.
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8.
To delete the iMatrix server, select the iMatrix server and click Delete. To modify, click Edit.
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To Mondify the Remote iMartix Server
User can modify the monitored channels on Monitor Controller window. Also, the modification can be
applied to the remote iMatrix server.
【Step 1】Select the remote iMatrix server.
1.
2.
3.
Click Setup button to call out Server Select window on Monitor Controller window.
Select the remote iMaxtrix server from Server Select window. If remote iMaxtrix server hasn’t
been added, click Add to add a remote iMatrix server(see also To Add the Remote iMatrix
Server)
After selected the remote iMatrix server, click Connect to make a connection.
 Click to select the
remote iMatrix server.
After selected the iMatrix
server, click Connect to
make a connection
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【Step 2】To get the video image of monitored channel from remote iMatrix server
1.
2.
Double-click the monitor icon to get the video image of monitored channel from remote iMatrix
server.
User will see the video image of monitored channel display on lower part of the sub-Monitor
Controller window.
The yellow text represents the
number of server and channel.
Double-click to get the
video image of monitored
channel form remote
iMatrix server.
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【Step 3】To modify the monitored channel of the remote iMatrix server
1.
Click on the + of the DVR server icon to extend the list of channels on sub-Monitor Controller
window.
Drag the channel wants to monitor to the channel that located on lower part of sub-Monitor
Controller window. The channel will be switched.
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3.
4.
The camera icon in gray indicates the camera has been selected and monitored.
Click Apply to update the modification to the remote iMatrix server.
User can go to iMatrix server to check that the monitored channel will change right away.
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3.3.1.1
To Monitor CMS Server from iMatrix Server
The iMartix server can connect to CMS and remote monitor CMS.
User can add remote CMS servers to monitor. The added remote CMS server can be deleted and
modified by click Delete and Edit button in Matrix Select window.
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The remote CMS server only can be viewed. To add and delete camera of monitor set is
not allowed.
1.
2.
Click
3.
4.
Click Setup from Monitor Controller dialog box.
The iMatrix Select window will show up.
from iMatrix main UI.
The Monitor Controller window will show up as below shown:
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5.
6.
Click Add button to add a CMS server.
Fill in the Name, IP/Domain Name, Port, User (login ID), Password and Description of the
remote CMS server. And then, click OK to save the setting.
7.
8.
The CMS server will be added into the iMatrix list in iMatrix Select window.
To switch to the CMS server, select the iMatrix server and click Apply.
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9.
Only can select one CMS server at a time.
The monitor screen will display the selected remote CMS server screen view.
Monitor UI of iMatrix Server
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3.3.2
Familiarizing the Buttons in PTZ Camera Control Panel
Name
(1) Close
(2) Setup
(3) AutoPan
(4) Focus +/(5) Zoom +/(6) Direction buttons
(7) Camera ID pane
(8) Camera lens
speed controller
(9) Camera preset
position number
(10) Group AutoPan
Function
Exit PTZ camera controller.
To select PTZ camera for controlling.
Operate the PTZ cameras automatically based on the selected camera
group preset position number.
Adjust the focus manually to produce clear image.
Zoom in and out the image.
Adjust and position the focal point of the PTZ camera.
Display the PTZ camera number that is being operated.
Adjust the moving speed of the PTZ camera lens.
Move the PTZ camera to the preset point.
Select to automatically operate PTZ camera in group.
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3.3.3
Live Playback the Recorded Video
User can playback recorded video immediately while monitoring from the local CMS server if the
recording is enabled.
- Playback function must be enabled. Please go to Setup > Camera and select the
monitor set and enable the playback function ( see also Chapter 4.3 Camera setup)
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- Playback doesn’t support on EB series.
1.
In Monitor mode, click the preview icon of channel and the channel will start live playback.
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2.
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The
icon indicates the channel is in live playback mode.
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Move the mouse course to the bottom of screen, live playback control bar will show
up.
User can use the live playback control button to operate the playback.
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Click channel to switch to full screen mode for operating live playback control button
easily.
Only supports 4 channel live playback at the same time.
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Button
Function
Begin: Move at the beginning of video.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2X, 1/4X, 1/8X,
1/16X, or 1/32X.
Pause: Briefly stop playing
Play: Play the video
Next: Go to the next frame.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
End: Go to the end of the video.
Select recorded vide to playback from remote DVR server hard disk. Select
the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start playing
the recorded video file.
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Button
Function
Display playback speed and recoding time.
3.3.4
Viewing the GPS Data on the Monitor
If user has monitored the MOB DVR server, user can view the GPS information on Monitor. Also, user
can view the location of MOB DVR server on the Google map.
Display the GPS Data on the Monitor:
Follow the below steps to display the GPS data on the Monitor.
1. Click Setup in Center interface.
2. Enter the password for authentication. When CMS configuration selection appears, click DVR.
3.
In DVR window, select the MOB DVR server or add the MOB DVR server (see also Chapter
4.2.1).
4.
After selected the MOB DVR server, click Edit. The DVR Setting window will appear.
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
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5.
Select the Video Quality to High, and then, mark the Show POS message to display the GPS
6.
data on the Monitor.
Click OK to save and complete the change.
7.
If the MOB DVR server hasn’t been added any channels for monitoring, please refer to Chapter
4.3 to add the channels for monitoring.
Click Monitor to switch to Monitor mode. User should see the GPS data display on Monitor UI as
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following shown:
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Position of the GPS data display relate to the setting of Monitor Text Setting in the
System setting.
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Viewing the GPS Data on the Google Map:
Following the below steps to view the GPS data on the Google Map.
1.
In the Monitor mode, right-click on the channel that is monitored from MOB DVR server.
2.
The shortcut menu will appear. And then, select the Start GPS.
3.
The Google Map View window will show up.
4.
Click on Maximum button to enlarge the Google Map View window.
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Click to select different display
mode – Map, Hybrid, Satellite,
or terrain.
Listing all channels that
have been enabled the
Google Map.
Click to view in different
split screen mode when
there is more than one
channel of the Google
map.
Zoom in/out the
Google Map.
5.
Click Setup to setup the setting of the Google Map View window.
- Dialog mode: the way of the display of the Google Map View window. When in Simple mode,
user can select the server from Select Server.
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To setup the setting
of the Google Map
View Window.
Simple Mode
6.
Full Mode
- Map Mode: the way of display the channel of the Google map. Mark All DVR in one map will
enable all channels display on one Google Map window.
To disable the Google Map view, click X.
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3.4
Using the MiniCenter Viewer
In Minicenter, user could configure, backup, operate the remote DVR, reset alarm and change priority
of alarm, and setup the camera of remote DVR.
Name
(1) Preview
Function
View live video. User can cancel the connection by clicking Disconnect
button if the connecting time is too long.
(2) View Alarm Image
(3) Remote Playback
Playback the alarm video clip that is stored on the local hard disk.
Set the amount of time before and after the event to be retrieved from the
DVR server. Click OK to accept and play the retrieved video and Cancel
to void the request (see also Chapter 5.3)
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Name
(4) Alarm Info
(5) Remote Backup
(6) Remote Setup
(7) Remote I/O
(8) Remote Control
Function
Display alarm event information which it was defined on DVR server.
User can select priority of alarm event and enter some description in
Memo column, and then click Save button to save the setting.
Remote Backup is purely for backing up the *.dvr file from the remote
DVR sever(see also Chapter 3.4.1)
Change the remote DVR server settings(see also Chapter 3.4.2)
To view sensor and relay, also to turn on/off relay on remote DVR. Select
the relay and right click to turn on /off or trigger the relay.
Connect to the remote DVR server and operate the application. Select
the DVR server from the Name drag down list and click the Remote
Control button. To use this feature, make sure the DVR remote server is
enabled. For more details on software usage, please refer to the DVR
user manual.
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(9 ) Reset Alarm
(10) Voice Phone
(11) PTZ Control
(12) DVR Info
This feature works with NV series v 5.7 above only.
Clear the DVR server alarm list.
Enable/disable 2-way audio function. This function allows the CMS and
DVR server to talk via the internet using a microphone. Make sure your
microphone and speakers work before using this function. If the DVR
server Talk to web-client setting is disabled, you will not be able to hear
from the other side
Control the PTZ camera (see also Chapter 3.3.2).
Display the DVR information that user has select to preview. User can
switch to view different DVR or camera by drag down the Name or
camera list. Phone, Address, Mobile, Email, and Description information
were defined when set up the DVR server.
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3.4.1
Remote Backup
Remote Backup is purely for backing up the *.dvr file from the DVR sever. You can select between
Auto Backup and Manual Backup. Auto Backup continuously archives one hour of the recorded data at
a time, starting from the specified date. As for Manual Backup, it only archives the recorded data of
selected date.
Auto Backup:
10. Click Remote backup button from Minicenter UI.
11. The Remote backup window will show up and list all added DVR servers.
12. Make sure CMS is connecting to DVR servers. If lost the connection with DVR server, select the
DVR server and click Reconnect button.
13. Select the DVR server that user wants to backup by marking the Enable Backup check box. The
marked Enable Backup will change to ON status.
14. And then, the CMS will start to backup.
Manual Backup:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Remote backup button from Minicenter UI.
Select the DVR server and click Modify button.
Select the Manual Backup at DVR setting dialog. And, user can change the backup direction by
clicking Browse button.
And the, click OK to save the setting.
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5.
The Backup Mode of DVR server will change to Manual.
6.
To execute manual backup, select the file first. Click File Select and select the files that user
wants to backup and click OK.
And then, click Start to backup.
7.
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3.4.2
Remote Setup
Remote Setup is configuring DVR server from remote site.
Click the Remote Setup button to call out the DVR server setup window.
The remote setup contents will be varied that depends on the type of DVR (NV series, SA
series, NX series, EB series, EH series, or EXR series) is monitored.
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The following setup contents are NV series. Some of functions may not support on NX series and EB
series.
3.4.2.1
System Setting
Click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(6)
(1)
(2)
(7)
(3)
(8)
(4)
(9)
(10)
(5)
(1) Delete recorded data after
If you want the system to automatically erase the data after a certain days, enable the Delete
recorded data after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(2) Delete event and alarm log after
If you want the system to automatically erase the event and alarm log files after a certain days, enable
the Delete event and alarm log after check box and enter the numbers of days in Days text box.
(3) Video Standard
Change and select the proper video system according to your camera video system. If the video
system setting is wrong, the video would appear abnormal.
(4) Attention Please
Check the attentiveness of the person who is monitoring the system. You may set the number of times
the Attention dialog box to appear in a day in Times per day text box. When this feature is enabled,
the Attention dialog box would appear. The person who is monitoring the system must enter the same
number that appears from the left box at the right text box and then click OK.
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5) TV Out
- AutoScan Period
Set the display time gap from 3 to 10 sec. before it switches to the next camera.
(6) Login
Enable the conditions in Login section you want the system to automatically carry out.
- Auto record when login
Automatically start video recording when the NV DVR is executed.
- Auto start Network when login
Automatically connect to network when the NV DVR is executed.
- Login to compact mode
Switch to compact mode directly when the NV DVR is executed.
- Silent Launch
Enable the DVR system minimizes on the system tray automatically right after start up.
- Guest Mode
Automatically log in Guest mode when the NV DVR is executed. In guest mode, the functions
are limited to preview and playback only.
(7) Miscellaneous
Enable the conditions in Miscellaneous section you want the system to perform.
- Desktop Lock
 Block Windows OS hotkey: Deactivate the [Ctrl-Alt-Del] and [Windows] keyboard key
functions.
 Block Windows OS pop-up window: To block any pop-up window from windows system.
- Beep if no signal
Make sound when the video signal is lost.
- Mandatory Record
Always record video when software is running
- Enable Overlay
To enhance video signal for better video quality.
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Only support on NV6000 Express and NV7000H card.
- Screen Saver
Set a period time to enter screen saver mode when system idle.
- Auto Scan Period
Set the time gap of the Auto Scan function from 3 to 10 seconds. This automatically switches to
the next video in cycle depending on the set time gap
- Playback Mode
Select the mode of playback the video.
 Select date and time: Select the date and time which user wants to playback.
 Play the last file: Automatically playback the video from the last hour
 Instant Playback: Automatically playback the video which has just recorded
- Date Format
Select the date format which wants to display in Select date and time playback mode
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(8) POS
Set from which camera screen to display the data from the POS equipment. To set the text flow, color
format, and POS database export, click Advanced.
1. Mark Show POS Text to allow POS data to be display on surveillance screen.
2. Select the POS data display position on surveillance screen – Left-Top, Left-Bottom, Right-Top, or
Right-Bottom.
3. To change the POS data font and color, click Font.
4. Mark Remove POS data after the POS data will be delete from DVR hard disk on the day that
user has setup.
(9) UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Protect the system from damaging, such as power surges or brownouts. Mark Enable and click
Setting to setup the Shutdown when capacity below percentage level for NV DVR to showdown
properly when the battery backup power has reached the setting. The UPS device must be connected
to your computer (refer to your UPS user’s guide).
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The UPS application must meet Windows XP or Windows Vista system requirements.
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(10) Dual Monitor
Enable/disable dual monitor display. Click Setting to select the dual monitor display mode.
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3.4.2.2
Camera Setting
Click Update to save and apply the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default1/
Default2 to revert back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to adjust the video setting. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one
camera only, Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Enable
Set to enable/disable the selected camera. When there is no video source on the camera, we suggest
disabling it so that the system won’t detect it as video loss error.
(3) Camera
- Display
Enable/disable to show the video. Even if the video of the selected camera is hidden you can still
record the video and preview it in playback mode.
- Name
Change the camera name.
- Description
Add a short comment.
(4) Video Adjustment
Adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Hue and Saturation of the selected camera.
(5) Noise Reduction
Reduce undesirable video signal and improve the quality of the video.
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Noise Reduction uses lots of CPU resource. Please use this feature only if it is really
necessary.
(6) Auto Brightness Control
Automatically adjust the brightness.
(7) Night View
Automatically adjust the exposure to make the image more visible especially when the site is dark.
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You can only use this function when the Auto Brightness Control is enabled.
(8) Enable Deinterlace
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are capturing motionless picture
and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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De-interlace doesn’t support on EB DVR series.
3.4.2.3
Record Setting
Click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(8)
(6)
(7)
(1) Camera Icons
Select the camera number you want to set the recording setting. To select all the cameras, enable the
ALL check box. To select more than one camera, Right click on the camera icon. To select one
camera only, Left click on the camera icon. The camera icon turns red when it is selected.
(2) Recording Mode
The blocks from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. To record in full 24 hours, select the
recording mode and click the  button. If you want to only record at a particular time or day, click
Schedule button and select the Recording Mode , and then click on the time or day blocks. When the
system starts recording a red triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
The recording modes are listed below:
- Always Recording
Record the video from the selected camera and save it to the designated storage path
- Motion Recording
Start recording the video from the selected camera only when the system detects movement.
Once a motion is detected, the system automatically saves the previous frames and stop based
on the Start Record Prior and Stop Record After settings.
- Smart Recording
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Automatically switch to recorded at the maximum frame rate setting once a motion is detected
and if there is no motion, it records at the minimum frame rate setting. Set the maximum and
minimum frame rate setting in (6) Frame Rate section.
- No Recording
The system won’t do any recording.
(3) Motion Detection
Adjust the sensitivity of the motion detector. The higher the value, the finer the sensitivity is detected.
When it detects a motion, a green triangle mark would appear at the upper left corner of the screen.
(4) Voice Detection
Adjust the intensity of the audio detector. The system detects sound when it exceeds the intensity
value.
(5) Quality
Adjust the video quality. The higher the value, the lower the compression level and uses more hard
disk space.
(6) Frame Rate
Set the maximum number of frames to be recorded during motion and motionless state. The frame
rate ranges from 1 to 30 for NTSC and 1 to 25 for PAL. The higher the frame rate, it uses more hard
disk space.
(7) Video Size
Click the  button to select the recording size of the video. The higher the size, the larger the file it
create.
(8) Compression Type
User can refer the table below to check the NV card supports what type of compression. H264 is the
latest and advanced video compression format that delivers better video quality and smaller file size
but this uses more CPU resource. Advanced MPEG4 and MJPEG, both provide a standard for color
picture compression rate. MPEG4 uses higher compression rate and smaller file size. While MJPEG
uses slightly lower compression rate and bigger file size.
MPEG4
MPEG 4
Encryption
H264
H264
Encryption
MJPG
NV3000
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



NV5000





NV6000E





NV7000H
NV7240
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NV7480

NV9000E
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3.4.2.4
Network Setting
Click Update to accept the new settings, click Exit to exit without saving, and click Default to revert
back to original factory setting.
(6)
(1)
(2)
(7)
(8)
(3)
(9)
(4)
(5)
(1) Server Name
Assign a name for the DVR unit. Letters of the alphabet and numbers only.
(2) Transmitting Cameras
Select and click on the camera number in the Transmitting Camera section you want to make it
accessible via internet using WebCam, Remote Console, PDA Viewer and HandyViewer (still image).
To select all the cameras, enable the ALL check box.
(3) DDNS Server Port
Enter the Domain Name and Password. To use this feature, go to http://ddns.avers.com.tw and
register (also see Appendix A).Enter the port that is used to connect the DDNS server.
(4) Remote Control Server
Enable/disable remote control from remote application (ex. CM3000). Enter the remote accessing port
in Port column. The default value is 5555.
(5) Network Video Configuration
Set up the video quality and frame rate for viewing and transmitting to the remote program. Scrolling
adjust bar to set the Quality level and FrameRate level.
(6) WebViewer Configuration
Activate Enable Anonymous Login to remotely access the DVR server without the need of password
(7) Voice Phone
The Talk to Web-Client is to use the 2-Way Talk feature that allows the client and server to talk via
internet using microphone. Make sure both microphone and speakers work before using this feature. If
the Talk to Web-Client is disabled, the person in the NV DVR server side can only hear the voice
from the client side that is when the WebCam 2-Way Talk button is activated.
(8) Network Time Synchronization
Adjust the NV DVR system time same as network time server. Fill in the Time Server IP address or
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domain name. Select Automatic Synchronize time to set automatic synchronize time on a daily basis.
Or, user can click Synchronize Time Right Now to adjust time right away.
(9) Other Configuration
- Enable Original Security Protocol
Enable DVR system to accept the connection from former version of remote access application.
For example, if user uses CMS version 7.3 and connect to DVR server with version 7.7, and then,
user has to enable this option to make it work. It is due to that DVR system has new security
protocol and it’s not compatible with old remote access software.
- Enable White List
An access permit list for the remote accessing of NV DVR server. Enter the IP address and click
Add. Or, enter a range of IP address and click Add. To delete the IP from the list, select the IP and
click Delete button. To reset the input, click Clear button.
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Enable HandyViewer
Enable remote users to use a PDA or a mobile phone to access NV DVR server and select the
video size and quality.
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Network Bandwidth Limit
By Channel: Set the network bandwidth by each channel.
All: Set the total network bandwidth consumption limit.
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3.4.2.5
Schedule Setting
Schedule to record, backup, enable network, reboot and disable alarm of all the cameras either
weekly or one time. The number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The left most
column display the days in a week.
To Set the Schedule Setting:
1. Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
2. Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting
- Backup
To assign backup path, click
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
Mirror Backup: Save a copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path.

Incremental Backup: Only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive from
last time.
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Make sure the backup folder and storage folder are not on the same drive.
Enable Network
Activate NV DVR remote system to access at the set time. After the appointed time, the
Network function will be disabled. If the Network function is already enabled, the Network
function will not be disabled when the appointed time has ended.
Reboot
Restart the PC at the appointed time.
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Make sure the Windows operating system is set NOT to require you to login user
name and password. This way the system will be able to run NV DVR program.
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Disable Alarm
Deactivate the alarm at the set time temporarily.
- Turn on Relay #
Active the Relay at the set time. If there are no Relays are connected, Turn on Relay #
function will not display in drag down list. The Relay number will depend on how many Relays
are connected.
3. Specify to either schedule it weekly or one time. Click  to make a selection.
4. Click on the blocks to set the schedule. Or click All to select all. To store the setting, click Save. To
remove the settings, click Clear.
5. To end Schedule Setting, click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving
the setting.
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3.4.2.6
Alarm Setting
click Add to insert and set new alarm setting, click Delete to remove the selected alarm setting, click
Update to exit and save the setting, Cancel to exit without saving, and Default to revert back to
original factory setting.
(1)
(2)
(7)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
To set the Alarm Setting:
1. Click Add to insert and set a new alarm setting. Click the items in the (7) Alarm Setting List, if
you want to modify the alarm setting.
2. In (1) Alarm Setting number/Name/Description, display the selected alarm setting number in the
list below. Enter alarm name and description.
3. In (2) Enable Time, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. Select the time
and click the block you want to activate or deactivate the alarm function. When it is deactivated
the color of the block turns white.
4. In (3) Conditions, you can set “Trigger if any” to activate if it falls to one of the conditions or
“Trigger if all” to activate if it falls to all conditions.
- In Camera section, select and click on the camera number (01 to 16) in Motion Detected and
Video Loss to set the condition for the system to alarm.
- In Missing and Suspicious Object Detected, click the camera number (01 to 16) and select
the certain object on the screen (right click on camera number for detailed setting)), and when
the certain object is missing or doubtful, the system will alarm. (see also Chapter 5.9.12 of NV
user’s manual) In Scene Change, when the camera has been moved, the system will alarm,
too.
- In Voice Detection, click the camera number (01 to 16) to the system to alarm when detect the
abnormal voice.
5. In (4) Sensor, select and click on the sensor number (use  and  to select the sensor) to set the
condition for the system to alarm. If the sensor normal status is high, set the sensor condition to
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low .
Continue trigger duration: Set a time period for system to send out the alarm when sensor
has been trigger and stay in the same status for a period.
- Enable/disable the Abnormal Event check box, to set the condition of the event for system to
alarm.

Normal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot without abnormal condition, the system will
send out the alarm message.

Abnormal Reboot: when the DVR system reboot in irregular condition, the system will
send out the alarm message.

Recording is switched off: when the recording has been stopped, the system will send
out the alarm message.

Network is switched off: when the network connection of DVR system is lost, the system
will send out the alarm message.

Hard Disk failed: when the hard disk can’t work normally, the system will send out the
alarm message.

Temperature: set a temperature limited of system for system to alarm. When DVR system
temperature is over the temperature limited, the system will send out the alarm.
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Temperature setting only supports on NV6000E, NV8416E4, and NV900E card.

Illegal Entry: any objects move between selected regions which user has set up in
Object Counting section (see also Chapter 5.2.1 of NV user’s manual), the system will
send out the alarm. Select the entry (object moves from region 1 to 2 or from region 2 to 1)
and camera for system alarm detection.
- Enable/disable the POS Keyword check box, to scan the data from the POS if it matches the
keyword (see also Chapter 5.9.10).
- Enable/disable the Alarm Message check box, to active with external alarm message by your
own program. For the detail configuration, please contact the local reseller.
- Enable/disable the Alarm Button check box, to active manual alarm function (see also
Chapter 4.3#(17) of NV user’s manual). To define alarm message of manually alarm trigger.
Click alarm button and select the alarm button # and fill in the description of alarm button.
6. In (5) Alarm Reset, click the camera number (use  and  to select the alarm) to set the reset
condition of alarm. Once alarm is reset, all alarm action will stop at the moment. If the sensor
normal status is high, set the sensor condition to low.
- Alarm Reset Time: Set a time for the alarm auto reset. When an alarm happen such as motion
detected and video loss, the alarm will reset at the alarm reset time.
7. In (6) Action, you may now set the alarm action for the system to perform when the alarm
condition is activated.
- Launch E-Map
Display mini Emap screen.
- TV Out
Switch to only display the video on TV from where the alarm is activated.
a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be displayed on
TV when the alarm is triggered.
i.
Alarm Camera: when a channel has an alarm occurred, and then, the channel video
that has an alarm occurred will be displayed on TV.
ii.
Camera #(1~32): select the camera channel video that wants to be displayed on TV
when an alarm is activated.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original display
mode on TV automatically. If the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep
displaying until user switch back to normal display mode manually. The retrieve time range
is 3~ 600 seconds.
- Enlarge Camera View
Switch to only display video in Preview/Advanced mode from where the alarm is activated.
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a. Select the camera from drop down list to specify which camera video to be enlarged on
screen when the alarm is triggered.
iii.
Alarm Camera: when a channel has an alarm occurred, and then, the channel video
that has an alarm occurred will be enlarged on screen.
iv.
Camera # (1~32): the selected channel video that will be enlarged on screen when
an alarm is activated.
b. Retrieve time: set the waiting duration before system switching back to original Preview
mode. If the retrieve time is un-mark, the alarm video will keep enlarging until user switch
back to Preview mode manually. The retrieve time range is 3~ 600 seconds.
Send E-mail
Send an electronic text message.
Next to the Send Email check box, click Detail. In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to
exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1) Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable
Authentication check box and enter User ID and Password.
(2) Mail
To check if it is working, click Test Account button.
From: Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC: Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon
(;).
Subject: Enter the message title.
Message: Type the message.
(3) Email Notice Setting
–
Notice Interval: Set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
–
Embedded image
: Select the image size and set the number of frames.
–
Attach image when sensor is triggered: When the sensor is triggered, the system
will capture the image and send the image to the certain e-mail address with the alarm
message.
(4) Modem Dial up Setting
User may set the time to disconnect automatically, just enable the Auto Disconnect after
check box and set time.
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
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File Transmission via FTP
Upload file to remote computer thru FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
1. Next to the File Transmission via FTP check box, click Detail.
2. In the FTP Setting dialog box, enter the FTP IP, port, user ID and password.
3. Click OK to exit and save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
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Start Recording
Record the video from the selected camera.
1. Next to the Start Recording check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Recording Setting dialog box, select the camera to enable/disable video
recording. Enable All to select all cameras.
3. In the Frame Rate selection, select As Setting to record the number of frames based on
the Recording Setting or Max to record the maximum of frames based on the available
speed.
4. In the Stop Recording after text box, set the number in second for the program to
continue recording after the alarm has ended.
5. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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Alarm SOP (Standard Operation Procedure)
List the instructions to inform the person of what to do when the alarm is activated.
Next to the Alarm SOP check box, click Detail. In the step text boxes, type the standard
protocol when the alarm is activated. When the alarm is activated, the Standard Operation
Procedure dialog box will appear. Just click Next to see the next instruction, Back to see the
previous instruction, Finish to end and Abort to terminate.
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Send to CMS (Central Management System)
Enable/disable the selected camera to send video to CMS when the alarm is activated.
Next to the Send to CMS check box, click Detail. In the CMS Setting, select the camera to
enable/disable sending the video to CMS. Enable All to select all cameras. Then, click OK to
accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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3.5
Using the Alarm Center
User can manage live alarm event, searching the alarm event, and navigate relate parameters of
monitored DVRs, cameras, and alarm filters.
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Only CMS GOLD version supports full functions of Alarm Center.
3.5.1
To Manage Live Alarm Event
User can select the alarm to assign to different operator, change the priority of alarm, and change
status of alarm.
1.
2.
3.
Click Alarm Center.
Select Alarm Live tab.
Select the DVR or expand the alarm tree and select the alarm from left column of Alarm Live
window.
4.
5.
6.
User should see all alarm events of selected the DVR or alarm.
To mark the alarm event, click check box.
Double-click on the alarm that user wants to manage. User should see the Alarm Information
Setting window show up.
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7.
Click Edit Information to edit the alarm.
8.
User can change Priority, State, and Operator of alarm. To enter the description or memo on
Note column. And then, click Save to save the change.
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9.
To exit, click Cancel.
10. Click Run Minicenter will call out Minicenter window(see also Chapter 3.4)
11. User can view alarm events by status or priority. Select the status or priority of alarm event from
the middle column of Alarm Live window and the result will be display on the right side column.
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The priority of alarm event is set on remote DVR server. User is allowed to customize the
priority of alarm event that CMS system has received and all re-assigned action will be
recorded on CMS system.
12. To manage the alarm event, follow the above steps 6 to 10.
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3.5.2 To Search the Alarm Event
User can search the alarm event by the conditions.
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Alarm Search will be available when USB Dongle is installed (CMS GOLD version).
Set the follow conditions to search the wanted alarm events.
 Server Name: select the DVR or select All.

Alarm Name: select the alarm that user wants to search for.

Type: select the alarm condition ( Motion, Alarm, DVR Exit, Login, Connection Loss, Connection
Success, Video Loss, HD Failed, and Reset Alarm)that user wants to search for.

Priority: select the priority level of alarm that user wants to search for.
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
Status: select the alarm status that wants to search
 Operator: select the operator that wants to search
 Keyword: enter the specific word string to search.
 After/Before Time: set a specific time period to search.
When the search conditions are set, click Search to start searching. If user doesn’t set any conditions,
the system still will start search when click Search button. And the, result will be all alarm events. The
search result will display on the right column of Alarm Search window.
User can select the alarm to assign to different operator, change the priority of alarm, and change
status of alarm (see also Chapter 3.5.1).
User can create a filter that is based on the conditions of search. Click Save, the Filter Window
Setting will show up. Enter a name for the filter and click OK.
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User also can create a filter in Navigation section(see also Chapter 3.5.3)
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When CMS system receives same alarm event, filter will flash in red light. To minimize the filter
click , click
to close the filter.
When receive the alarm, it
will turn to red and flash.
The result of search can be print by clicking Print button. Also, the search result can be save as in *.txt
and *.xls format by clicking Export .txt or Export .xls button.
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Clicking Image Log button to view alarm image. The image log window will show up. Double-click on
the image log will call out the MiniCenter window (see also Chapter 3.4). Click << and >> to go
previous and next page.
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3.5.3
To Navigate the Alarm Information
User can view information of DVR, alarm, filter, and user.
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Navigation function will be available when USB Dongle is installed (CMS GOLD version).
Image of the selected alarm
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Viewing the DVR Information
Select the DVR, alarm, filter or user to view. The information will be display on middle column and the
image of alarm will display on right side column.
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To Create and Manage the Filters
The filter window display the current existing filter, user can add more filter by clicking Add. In Filter
Window Setting, enter the name of filter; select the DVR, alarm, and priority of alarm.
Click to call out virtual
keyboard if the
keyboard is not
available.
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To delete the filter, select the filter and click Delete. To modify the filter, click Edit. Select the filter and
click Display filter can call out the filter to view if the filter is close.
Right-click on selected filter
will call out the shortcut
menu. User can Delete,
Edit, and Enable filter.
The filter window in minimize status.
When CMS system receives
the alarm, it will turn to red
and flash.
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Viewing the User Account
In User Configuration section, user can view who is current on line.
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Chapter 4 Customizing the CMS System
In the CMS application, click the
button to customize the CMS system. In the Authorization
dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
When the CMS configuration setup selection appears, select and click the buttons you want to change
the setting.
4.1
System Setting
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept and start to reload the new setting, and Cancel to
exit without saving.
(1)
Alarm Network Port
Select a port for receiving alarm video from DVR server. Any network service port can be
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assigned as long as the port doesn’t conflict with current network service.
(2)
Database
 Local: The default setting.
 MySQL: If CMS server is sending the received alarm to the Remite iAlarm agent, please
select MySQL as the database. Please enter the communication Port of MySQL server and
the login Password.
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If CMS system is going to transmit the received alarm to Remote iAlarm center, please must
select the MySQL as the database.
 Alarm Record Path
By default, the alarm folder is automatically generated to where the CMS application is installed
and for saving the alarm clip videos and log files. The suggested hard disk capacity for storing the
alarm video is 30GB.
1. Click Setup.
2. In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
3. Click System >
. In the Browse For Folder dialog box, locate where you want to store
the alarm video clip. Click Make New Folder to create new folder, OK to accept and Cancel
to exit.
(3)
4.
The text below the Alarm Record path text box shows the hard disk free space and total
space in parenthesis.
5.
In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to start reloading the new setting and Cancel to
exit without saving the new setting.
Miscellaneous
 Date Format : Select from different date formats
1. Click Setup.
2. In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
3. Click System.
4. In the Date Format drop down list, click and select the style.
5. In the System Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the new setting.
 Display position: CMS system supports up to 4 monitors, users are allowed to customize
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the display position that to decide the Center, Emap, Monitor, or Playback to be displayed on
which monitor screen. Click Detail to select the display screen setting. The new screen
display setting will be effect at next time login.
System Controller – To configure the parameters that is for communicating with the
System Controller (an optional accessory). Also please refer to Chapter 4.1.1 or user
manual of the System Controller. Click Setting to configure system controller.
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The Model of System Controller must match on the System Controller site.
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USB Connection: CMS can connect with System Controller through the USB port.
Follow the below description to enable the connection between CMS server and
System Controller.
 Enable – Mark the check box to enable the System Controller function.
 Model – Select System Controller Pro as the Model.
 Upgrade – To update the firmware of the System Controller. Click Upgrade button
and click Select File button. And then, select the firmware file and click OK. The
upgrade process will start. The upgrade firmware may have more than one file.
Therefore, click OK and locate the firmware file to upgrade another file. When the
upgrade process is done, click Finish to complete.
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
RS485 Connection: Connecting CMS with System Controller through RS485 port on
the System Controller. Follow the below description to enable the connection between
CMS server and System Controller.





System Controller to select.
Google API Key: Enter the Google API Key that applied from Google web site (see also
Chapter 4.1.2). Click Detail and enter API key that will allow user to use Google map to
search the specific location and save the found location as a map image (see also Chapter
4.6.1.1).
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

Enable – Mark the check box to enable the System Controller function.
Model – Select System Controller Pro 485 as the Model.
Port – Select the com port that is connected with the System Controller.
Server ID – Set an ID for DVR server (0~99). This ID is a CMS server ID for
The Google map function only supported in CM3000 Gold version.
Block Windows OS hotkey: Deactivate the [Ctrl-Alt-Del] and [Windows] keyboard key
functions.
Auto Login when OS start: Execute the CMS when the operating system is started.
(4)
Attention Please
Check the attentiveness of the person who is monitoring the system. You may set the number of
times the Attention dialog box to appear in a day in Times per day text box. To check the graph
on how fast the person response, click Analysis. When this feature is enabled, the Attention
dialog box would appear. The person who is monitoring the system must enter the same number
that appears from the left box at the right text box and then click OK.
(5)
Configuration
Import / Export the CMS system configuration.
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(6)
(7)
Language
Customize the system to display the tool tips and dialogs based on the selected language. By
default the set language is in English.
1. Click Setup.
2. In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
3. Click System.
4. In the Language drop down list, click and select the language.
Alarm Video
Set up the video transition when alarm occurs.
- One frame: a single video frame will be transmitted when alarm occurs.
- Pre/Post Event Time: Set the video duration before and after the event to send
(8)
Show when receive DVR alarm
Select the type of received alarm format – Alarm image or Alarm Live Video.
Alarm image: Only display alarm image and no live video previewing.
Alarm Live Video: User can view alarm live video.
(9)
Monitor Text Setting
Enable/disable the camera information display and display position on the monitor screen. To
configure font, click
.


The camera information will be display as
user has configured.
User can press F1 to disable/enable camera
information display.
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4.1.1
Using the System Controller
The AVerDiGi System Controller Pro provides user an easy way to operate CMS server.
4.1.1.1
Hardware Introduction
Left Side
(1) USB Port
Function
Description
2 * USB ports for connection of CMS server, keyboard, mouse, or USB flash
memory.
(2) Audio Input
For audio input device connection such as microphone.
(3) Audio Output
For audio output device connection such as speaker.
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The audio input and output device has its own power supply is necessary.
The audio input and output port act as the audio input and output port on the DVR
system.
Rear Side
Function
Description
(1) RS485 Port
To connect with CMS server, user needs a RS485 to RS232 converter (see
also Connecting the DVR Server through the RS485 port).
(2) Power Supply
Port
1
TX+
2
TX-
3
RX+
4
RX-
5
GND
For AC power adaptor connection.
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Familiarizing with System Controller Panel Buttons
Function
(1)
(Lock)
(2)
(Power)
Description
To lock panel buttons and all operations are lock. Press it to lock and press
again to un-lock. If the system password has been set, please enter the
password to un-lock (see also 4.1.19 Locking System Operation)
Lights up when unit is power on.
(3) Playback Control
Buttons
(Jog/Shuttle)
Enable/disable the jog/shuttle function. When button
lights up is enabling.
(Pause)
To pause the playback.
(Play)
To switch to playback mode and start playback.
(Jog/Shuttle)
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- Jog dial (top part): Playback video frame-byframe that control by user.
- Shuttle ring (lower part): Playback video at
faster forward or rewind speed that control by
user.
The Jog/Shuttle doesn’t support on Realtime Playback mode.
(4) LCD Screen
To operate the each function in multi-functions menu and view system
related information.
(5) Multi-function
Buttons
Each button represents a function that is corresponding to the function
display on the LCD screen. Press the button and operate it.
(6)
Enable/disable the PTZ camera move automatically that is based on the
selected camera group preset position number.
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Function
Description
(7) Custom
Function Buttons
To view system information.
Back to the CMS center interface.
Call out the virtual keyboard.
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The F3 function doesn’t support on Windows 7 64-bit system
platform.
Switch to monitor mode.
Call out the Mini Center.
Enable/disable network connection. Press it to connect the
network and press again to disconnect the network. The
authentication password is required for stop network
connection. Using numeric key pad to enter the password and
press Enter button to confirm.
To enter system setup mode. The authentication password is
required to enter system setup mode. Using numeric key pad
to enter the password and press Enter button to confirm.
Call out Logout dialog.
(8) Preset Button
Move the PTZ camera to the selected preset position.
(9)
Enable/disable joystick as a mouse function.
(10)
When lights up in green, user can use PTZ related operation.
(11) Joystick
To control PTZ camera to left, right, up, down, zoom in, and zoom out.
Press Cursor button to act as mouse function
(12) Focus Button
To adjust the focus of the PTZ camera.
(13)
(14) Numeric Key
Pad
Enable/disable digital zoom.
~
Enter button
For numbers entering
For confirmation
To delete the entered number
&
In LCD screen, moving the cursor to left or right.
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Function
(15) Back /Top Menu
Button
Description
Go back to previous LCD screen.
-
(16)
Go back to the main menu screen.
Exit from playback mode.
Using to select the camera channel in Monitor mode or Watch mode.
(Camera Select)
(17) Microphone
Build-in microphone for 2-way talk in Mini Center but user needs to press
button to enable the microphone function before using.
(18)
Select a CMS server in 485 CMS mode (see also To Select a CMS server
ID in 485 CMS mode).
(Monitor Select)
(19)
Switch to full screen mode in playback mode.
(20)
Press to enable built-in microphone function in Mini Center.
(21)
Switch to Emap mode (see also EMap Mode Operation section).
(22)
Take a quick screen shot of the surveillance screen and save it in playback
mode.
(23)
Switch to Center mode.
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4.1.1.2
Installation of System Controller
Connecting the CMS Server through the USB port
The following is an example of System controller installation.
1. The CMS server should be power on and CMS program is executed.
2. Plug the power cord of the System Controller into power outlet.
3. And then, plug the USB cable that is attached on the System Controller to the USB port of the
CMS server.
4.
After CMS server and System Controller have well connected, user needs to do the configuration
for CMS server and System Controller to recognize each other. Please follow the below steps to
configure the CMS server and System Controller.
 CMS Server site
a. Click Setup button on CMS program UI and select System.
b. In System setting window, click Setting button of the System Controller.
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c. In System Controller Setting window, Mark Enable check box to enable the System
Controller function. And then, select the System Controller Pro as the Model from
drop-down list. Click OK to complete the setting.

System Controller site
a. In main menu, press
and select
b. In System Controller setting screen, select
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(system controller setting).
.
c. In Mode screen, select the
the
. If the current mode is USB-CMS mode already, then
selection will not show in selection list.
Current
System
Controller
Mode
d. Press
button to confirm. To cancel the selection, press
button. When the
“Complete” message appears on the LCD screen, the mode switch is completed.
5.
After complete the mode setting in CMS server and System Controller, the System Controller is
ready to operate CMS server.
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Connecting the CMS Server through the RS485 port
Through the RS485 port, user can connect a CMS server with the System Controller.
Before starting to make a connection, please prepare the following items:
RS232 cable
1.
2.
RS232 to RS485 Converter
Single core wire
(*User can purchase from the dealer
** The RS232 to RS485 Converter needs
to support RS-485 automatic data
direction control protocol)
Using the screwdriver to press down the orange tenon and insert the single core wire cable into
the pin hole of the I/O terminal on the System Controller. When the wire cable is inserted in the
end of the pin hole, release the orange tenon to fix the wire cable.
Set the DIP switch of the RS232 to RS485 converter at 4-wire RS485 setting.
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3.
Using the screwdriver to lose the pin hole of RS485 to RS232 converter. And then, insert
another side of single core wire into the pin hole of the RS485 to RS232 converter. Using the
screwdriver to screw tight the wire. Please refer to the below table for pin-hole matching:
RS485 pin hole of System Controller
RS485 to RS232 Converter site
System Controller site
R+
T+
1
R-
T-
2
T+
R+
3
T-
R-
4
4.
Connect the RS232 cable to the RS232 port of the converter.
5.
6.
7.
Connect another side of RS232 cable to the RS232 port of the CMS server.
Power on the System Controller.
The following figure is an example of the installation illustrate.
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8.
After CMS server and System Controller have well connected, user needs to do the
configuration for CMS server and System Controller to recognize each other. Please follow the
below steps to configure the CMS server and System Controller.
 CMS Server site
a. Click Setup button on CMS program UI and select System.
b. In System setting window, click Setting button of the System Controller.
c. In System Controller Setting window, Mark Enable check box to enable the System
Controller function. And then, select the System Controller Pro 485 as the Model from
drop-down list and select the Port that use to connect with System Controller. Finally,
set an ID for CMS server that is allowing System Controller to match to the CMS server.
Click OK to complete the setting.

System Controller site
1. In main menu, press
and select
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(system controller setting).
2. In System Controller setting screen, select
3. In Mode screen, select the
the
.
. If the current mode is USB-CMS mode already, then
selection will not show in selection list.
Current
System
Controller
Mode
4. Press
button to confirm. To cancel the selection, press
button. When the
“Complete” message appears on the LCD screen, the mode switch is completed.
5. After mode setting has complete, user need to enter the ID of CMS server in order to
operate the CMS system.
6. Press
button on System Controller panel. The LCD screen panel will display the
CMS ID select screen as following shown:
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7. Using the number keys on the System Controller panel to enter the DVR server ID that
user wants to control. And then, press the Enter button.
8. Now, the System Controller has switched the control to the CMS server that user has
selected.
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4.1.1.3

Operating the LCD Menu
Main Menu
On the LCD screen, each function is corresponding to the button on the panel of the System Controller
Pro. To select the function, press the correspond button.

Multi-Function Menu
In multi-function menu screen, press the correspond button of the selections to configure/operate.
To go back to the main menu, press the TOP MENU button. Press the BACK button will go back to the
previous screen.
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4.1.1.4
Familiarizing with LCD Screen
Following will describe the information or icon that display on LCD screen.

Main Menu

Submenu(Multi-function menu)
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4.1.1.5
Switching to USB CMS Mode
When the System Controller is connecting with CMS server through the USB port, the System
Controller mode should be in USB CMS mode in order to operate the DVR system. If the mode is not
USB DVR, please follow the below steps to switch to USB DVR mode.
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The default mode is USB CMS mode
The 485 PTZ mode is not supported for CMS system.
Please remember to setup the System Controller model as System Controller Pro in
CMS system.
1.
In main menu, press
and select
2.
In System Controller setting screen, select
3.
In Mode screen, select the
(system controller setting).
.
. If the current mode is USB-CMS mode already, then the
selection will not show in selection list.
Current System
Controller Mode
4.
Press
button to confirm. To cancel the selection, press
button. When the
“Complete” message appears on the LCD screen, the mode switch is completed.
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4.1.1.6
Switching to 485 CMS Mode
When the System Controller is connecting with CMS server through the 485 port, the System
Controller mode should be in 485 CMS modes in order to operate the DVR system. If the mode is not
485 DVR mode, please follow the below steps to switch to 485 CMS mode.
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The default mode is USB DVR mode
The 485 PTZ mode is not supported for CMS server.
Please remember to setup the System Controller model as System Controller Pro
485 in CMS system.
1.
In main menu, press
and select
2.
In System Controller setting screen, select
3.
In Mode screen, select the
(system controller setting).
.
. If the current mode is USB-CMS mode already, then the
selection will not show in selection list.
Current System
Controller Mode
4.
Press
button to confirm. To cancel the selection, press
button. When the
“Complete” message appears on the LCD screen, the mode switch is completed.
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4.1.1.7
To Select an CMS server ID in 485 CMS mode
When System Controller connect with CMS servers through the RS485 port, user needs to select the
CMS server by ID number that user has setup on CMS system.
To make sure the control mode, please press
current mode show as “Mode: 485-CMS Mode”.
button and select
. User should see the
To Select an CMS server:
1.
Press
button on System Controller panel.
2.
The LCD screen panel will display the DVR ID select screen as following shown:
3.
Using the number keys on the System Controller panel to enter the DVR server ID that user
wants to control. And then, press the Enter button.
4.
Now, the System Controller has switched the control to the ID 1 DVR server.
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4.1.1.8
Upgrading the Firmware of the System Controller
User can upgrade the newest firmware of the System Controller. For newest firmware, please contact
your local dealer.
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The upgrade process only support when System Controller connects to CMS server
through the USB port.
To check firmware version of the System Controller, please refer to Viewing System
Version Information section.
For firmware version 0.14
If System Controller firmware version is 0.14 or older version, please follow the below steps to
upgrade the new firmware.
1.
2.
3.
In System Controller, please switch the Mode to USB DVR mode.
In CMS program UI, click Setup > System > Detail of System Controller. Please make sure the
model is System Controller Pro.
Click Upgrade button.
4.
Click Select File button to locate the firmware.
5.
6.
Select the firmware file and click OK. The upgrade process will start.
The upgrade firmware may have more than one file. Therefore, click OK and locate the firmware
file to upgrade another file.
When the upgrade process is done, click Finish to complete.
After upgrade the firmware, please switch the mode of System Controller to USB CMS mode.
7.
8.
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For firmware version 0.52
If System Controller firmware version is 0.52, please follow the below steps to upgrade the new
firmware.
1.
2.
3.
In System Controller, please make sure the Mode is USB CMS mode.
In CMS program UI, click Setup > System > Detail of System Controller. Please make sure the
model is System Controller Pro.
Click Upgrade button.
4.
Click Select File button to locate the firmware.
5.
6.
Select the firmware file and click OK. The upgrade process will start.
The upgrade firmware may have more than one file. Therefore, click OK and locate the firmware
file to upgrade another file.
When the upgrade process is done, click Finish to complete.
7.
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4.1.1.9
Locking System Operation
Using the lock button (
) to lock the System Controller for preventing any unexpected situation
happen during the operator or administer is away from the System Controller.
We strongly recommend that enable the password function to enhance the security (see also Set a
Password for System Controller).
button. The LCD screen will display “System Controller Locked” message.
1.
Press
2.
To un-lock, press
again and using numeric key pad to enter the password. And then, press
Enter button to un-lock.
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4.1.1.10
Center Mode Operation
The follow sections will describe the functions in Center mode.
Select an Monitor Layout
User can select the monitor layout to view in Center mode. Only when alarm image is live, the Monitor
Layout function will be available. If the alarm image is not a live image, the Monitor Layout selection
won’t be shown.
The Monitor
Layout function
won’t be
available when
the alarm image
is not a live
image.
1. In Center mode, press
button to enter the Monitor Layout mode.
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2. In Center Layout mode, the screen display options are 1, 6, 12, 24, and 48 in width monitor screen.
In 4:3 monitor screen, the Center Layout options are 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, and 36. This function is same
as split-screen buttons on Center UI of CMS system.
Switch to Monitor Mode
The CMS system can connect 4 monitors and user can select the monitor to operate.
1. In LCD main screen, press
.
2.
On the LCD screen will display Monitor Screen select screen.
3.
Press the monitor (
,
,
,
)to make a selection. The LCD screen will
display Monitor operate screen. User can operate the selected monitor screen.
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4.
The monitor number icon (
,
monitor has connected to CMS server.
,
,
)will show up only when the
To operate in Monitor mode, please refer to Monitor Mode Operation section.
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Call out the Alarm Center
In Center Mode, press
please refer to Chapter 3.5.
button will call out Alarm Center. How to operate the Alarm Center,
Alarm Center UI
Call Out the Mini Center
In Center Mode, press
refer to Chapter 3.4.
button will call out Mini Center. How to operate the Mini Center, please
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Reset the Alarm
In Center Mode, press
and select
to reset alarms.
Call Out the System Configuration Selection
In Center Mode, press
and select
to call out the Setup bar. The authorization dialog
will show up and enter password. The configuration set selection will appear and user can click the
configuration selection to configure. The
is same as the
button on Center UI of the
CMS sytem.
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Controller Setup
In Center Mode, press
and select
to enter Controller setup mode.
In Controller setup, user can configure the parameters of the System Controller Pro.
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Set a Password for System Controller
To setup the password of System Controller for security issue.
1. At main menu screen, press the
and press
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
button to enter System Lock
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3.
Press
button to enter the
Password setup screen.
4.
Press
function.
5.
The password enter screen will appear.
Using numeric key pad to enter the
password (6 numbers). After entered
password, press Enter button.
6.
When user sees the “Complete” message,
it means the operation is done.
button to enable password
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Change the Password of the System Controller
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1.
The password function will be enabling after password changed.
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
button to enter System Lock
3.
Press
button to enter the
Password setup screen.
4.
Press
button and the Password
Change screen will appear.
5.
Using numeric key pad to enter the current
password (6 numbers). After entered
password, press Enter button.
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6.
After entered the current password, the
new password screen will appear.
7.
Using numeric key pad to enter the new
password (6 numbers) and press Enter to
confirm.
8.
When user sees the “Complete” message,
it means the operation is done.
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Set the Timer
Set a period time for System Controller idling over the setup time to switch to rest status.
1.
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
button to enter System Lock
3.
Press
button to enter the Timer
setup screen.
4.
Press
button to enable the timer.
Press again will disable the timer.
5.
Press
the time.
and
6.
Press
button to confirm the setting.
To cancel, press
button to adjust
button.
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Adjusting the Brightness of LCD Screen
To adjust the back light brightness of the LCD screen.
1.
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
3.
Press
button to enter System Lock
button to enter the Back light
brightness setup screen.
4.
Press
and
the brightness.
5.
Press
button to adjust
button to confirm the setting.
To cancel, press
button.
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1.
Adjusting the Contrast of LCD Screen
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
3.
Press
button to enter LCD setup
button to enter the Contrast
setup screen.
4.
Press
and
the brightness.
5.
Press
button to adjust
button to confirm the setting.
To cancel, press
button.
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1.
Enable/disable Code Number Display
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
button to enter LCD setup
3.
Press
button to enter the Code
number setup screen.
4.
Press
button to enable the code
number display. Press
button
again will disable the code number display.
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Mode Switching
In Mode screen, user can select mode that depends on the connecting type(USB or RS485) with CMD
server.
1.
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
screen.
button to enter Mode setup
3.
The current mode will display in the middle
of LCD screen.
4.
Press the mode that user wants and press
button to confirm.
5.
For more detail, please refer to Switching
to USB CMS Mode and Switching to 485
CMS Mode section.
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
1.
Viewing System Version Information
At main menu screen, press the
and press the
button to enter
Controller setup screen.
2.
Press
button to enter System
Menu screen.
3.
Press
button to view current
system version. Press
from the screen.
button exit
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4.1.1.11
Playback Mode Operation
In playback mode, user can playback real-time recorded file from monitored DVR servers, download
from monitored DVR servers and playback, and playback recorded file that has saved on local hard
disk.
Follow the below steps to playback:
1.
Press
2.
And, the DVR selection dialog will show up on surveillance screen. Select the DVR server and
click OK. User can use mouse or joystick to select. Press the button on top of joystick to confirm
the selection.
3.
After selected the DVR server, the playback mode selection dialog will show up on surveillance
screen. Select the playback mode that user wants and click OK.
4.
The playback time and date selection window will appear on the surveillance screen. To select
the date and time, user can use mouse or joystick. Moving joystick to up and down for date
selecting. Moving joystick to left and right for hour selecting. To confirm the selection, press the
button on the top of joystick.
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button to switch to playback mode. The LCD screen will switch to the playback mode.
The date and time selection dialog will be a little different due to the model of DVR server
and the playback mode that user has selected.
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5.
After selected the time and date to playback, the DVR system will start to playback.
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6.
The playback UI will be a little different due to the model of DVR server and the playback
mode that user has selected.
Using the Jog/Shuttle button to control the playback speed. Press
and then, press
make sure is play status,
to enable the Jog/Shuttle button. To disable the Jog/Shuttle button, press
button again.
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Jog dial (top part): Rotate in clockwise is forward play frame-by-frame that control by user.
Rotate in counterclockwise is rewinding play frame-by-frame that control by user.
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The Shuttle ring (lower part) position needs to be back at center to allow Jog dial to
be used.
Shuttle ring (lower part): Rotate in clockwise is play at increase speed of 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x,
and 32x. Rotate in counterclockwise is rewinding playback.
To pause the play, press
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The
button. Press
again to start playback.
button and Jog/Shuttle button doesn’t support in Realtime playback mode.
8.
While playback, user can press
9.
Press
button to switch to full screen mode.
button can capture screen image and save it.
10. To exit playback mode, press
button.
Select the Screen Layout
In Playback Layout mode, user can select different screen display mode to view. This function is same
as split-screen buttons (
There are 6 types of monitor layout --
) on Playback UI.
,
,
,
,
,
.
1.
In playback mode LCD screen, press
button.
2.
The LCD screen will switch to playback layout mode. For more split screen layout, press
button to go to next screen page.
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3.
Press the button of screen layout that user wants to view.
4.
The surveillance screen will switch the screen layout that user has selected.
Enable/disable De-interlace
In playback mode, user can enable/disable de-interlace function. This function is same the de-interlace
button on Playback UI.
3. In Playback mode LCD screen, press
4.
button to enter the De-interlace mode.
In De-interlace mode screen, select the de-interlace mode
interlace, select
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. To disable the de-
4.1.1.12
EMap Mode Operation
1.
Press Emap (
) button and the Emap UI will appear on surveillance screen.
2.
And the LCD screen will switch to EMap mode.
3.
Move the joystick to select the DVR icon to view. The DVR icon turn into red frame means the
joystick has move to the DVR icon right now. Press top button of the joystick to confirm the
selection. The monitor screen will switch to DVR Watch mode.
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4.
The LCD screen will display Watch mode.
5.
To close the Emap UI, press
button will switch back to CMS program UI.
Select Monitor Layout in Watch Mode
In Watch mode, user can select to view a single channel by channel or split screen mode.
1.
Press
2.
program on EMap UI.
In LCD screen, press
3.
call out EMap UI. And then, select the DVR server to call out DVR Watch
button to enter Watch Layout mode.
In Watch Layout mode, user press
button. And then, enter the camera number that user
wants to view and press Enter button on System Controller. The monitor screen will switch to
the channel that user has entered.
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In Watch mode, press
button on System Controller, also can enter Layout Select
mode.
4.
To switch back to split screen mode, press
button.
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Enable Audio in Watch Mode
Enable/disable audio play in Watch mode. Only one channel at time allows playing audio sound.
1.
Press
call out EMap UI. And then, select the DVR server to call out DVR Watch
2.
program on EMap UI.
In LCD screen, press
button to enter Audio Mode. And, the audio button will turn into
purple color and the audio icon on each channel will display on DVR Watch program UI.
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3.
To enable audio play, press
button and enter the channel number that wants to enable
audio play and press Enter button on System Controller.
4.
The select channel will be play sound and the audio icon will turn green.
5.
6.
To back to previous LCD screen, press Back button on System Controller.
To change the channel to play audio sound, repeat the above step 2 & 3.
7.
To disable the audio sound playing, press
button in Audio Mode.
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PTZ Operation in Watch Mode
If the camera has enabled the PTZ function, user can use the System Controller to operate the PTZ
camera in Watch mode.
Select an PTZ Channel:
1. Before starting PTZ operation, please select the channel first. Press
PTZ channel.
2. User also can press
button and enter the
button to enter Watch Layout mode.
button. And then, enter the PTZ channel number and
3. In Watch Layout mode, user press
press Enter button on System Controller. The monitor screen will switch to the channel that user
has entered.
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When PTZ indicator (
) is green light up, the PTZ operation is available.
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Using the Joystick to Operate the PTZ Camera:
The joystick can move the camera to right, left, up, and down and also to zoom in and out of the
camera.
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Panning
Move the joystick to right or left.

Tilt
Move the joystick to up or down.
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Zoom in/out
Rotate the joystick to the clockwise side to zoom in and counterclockwise to zoom out.
To Focus the Object:
Press
button to focus the object in the distance. Press
nearby.
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button to focus the object in
Move to the Preset position:
By pressing the
button and enter the preset position number, the camera will move to the
preset position that user has setup.
1.
In Watch Mode, press
UI.
2.
Press
3.
Using numeric key pad to enter the number of the preset position and press the Enter button.
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button. And, the PTZ panel will show up on DVR Watch program
button and the Preset position screen will appear on LCD screen.
If the preset position has not been set, there won’t be any movement when the preset
position has selected.
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Enabling the AutoPan:
Enable/disable the PTZ camera move automatically that is based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
1.
In Watch Mode, press
UI.
2.
Press
3.
Press the preset position group number button (1-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-16) and press
to start auto pan.
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button. And, the PTZ panel will show up on DVR Watch program
button and the AutoPan screen will appear on LCD screen.
The auto pan group can be selected more than one group at the same time.
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button
4.
The auto pan function button and auto pan group button’s color will turn into purple when auto
pan function and group has been enabled.
5.
To stop auto pan, press selected preset position group number again and press
And then, the auto pan function will stop.
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button.
Using Digital Zoom:
To enlarge the selected screen area for viewing.
1.
In PTZ camera screen, press
2.
Using mouse or joystick (press the
button.
button to switch to mouse function) to click drag the
area that user wants to zoom in. A red frame will appear on the camera screen.
3.
Right-click mouse or press button on top of joystick to enlarge the selected area.
4.
To return to normal view, click on the enlarge area or press button on the top of joystick again.
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4.1.1.13
Monitor Mode Operation
In Monitor mode, user can do the following operations. To switch to Monitor mode, please refer to
Switch to Monitor Mode section.
Select a Monitor Layout
In Monitor Layout, user can select channel or split screen mode to view.
1.
Press the
Layout screen.
2.
In Monitor Layout mode, user press
button. And then, enter the camera
number that user wants to view and press
Enter button on System Controller. The
monitor screen will switch to the channel
that user has entered.
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button to enter Monitor
In Monitor mode, press
button on System Controller, also
can enter Layout Select mode.
3.
To switch back to split screen mode, press
button
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Enable/Disable Audio
Enable/disable audio play in Monitor mode. Only one channel at time allows playing audio sound.
1.
In Monitor mode, press the
to enter Audio mode screen.
button
2.
In Audio mode, press
button and
enter the channel that user wants to enable
audio function.
3.
To disable the audio function, press
button in Audio mode.
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PTZ Operation in Monitor Mode
If the camera has enabled the PTZ function, user can use the System Controller to operate the PTZ
camera in Watch mode.
Select an PTZ Channel:
1. Press
button and enter the PTZ camera number.
2. After selected the PTZ camera, the monitor screen will switch to the selected channel and PTZ
panel will show up on the channel screen.
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When PTZ indicator (
) is green light up, the PTZ operation is available.
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Using the Joystick to Operate the PTZ Camera:
The joystick can move the camera to right, left, up, and down and also to zoom in and out of the
camera.

Panning
Move the joystick to right or left.

Tilt
Move the joystick to up or down.
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Zoom in/out
Rotate the joystick to the clockwise side to zoom in and counterclockwise to zoom out.
To Focus the Object:
Press
button to focus the object in the distance. Press
nearby.
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button to focus the object in
Move to the Preset position:
By pressing the
button and enter the preset position number, the camera will move to the
preset position that user has setup.
1. In Monitor Mode, Press
button and enter the PTZ camera number.
2. After switch to PTZ camera channel, press
button and the Preset position screen will
appear on LCD screen.
3. Using numeric key pad to enter the number of the preset position and press the Enter button.
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If the preset position has not been set, there won’t be any movement when the preset
position has selected.
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Enabling the AutoPan:
Enable/disable the PTZ camera move automatically that is based on the selected camera group preset
position number.
1. In Monitor Mode, Press
button and enter the PTZ camera number.
2. After switch to PTZ camera channel, press
button and the AutoPan screen will appear on
LCD screen.
3. Press the preset position group number button (1-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-16) and press
start auto pan.
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6.
button to
The auto pan group can be selected more than one group at the same time.
The auto pan function button and auto pan group button’s color will turn into purple when auto
pan function and group has been enabled.
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7.
To stop auto pan, press selected preset position group number again and press
And then, the auto pan function will stop.
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button.
Using Digital Zoom:
To enlarge the selected screen area for viewing.
5.
In PTZ camera screen, press
6.
Using mouse or joystick (press the
button.
button to switch to mouse function) to click drag the
area that user wants to zoom in. A red frame will appear on the camera screen.
7.
Right-click mouse or press button on top of joystick to enlarge the selected area.
8.
To return to normal view, click on the enlarge area or press button on the top of joystick again.
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Switching to Different Monitor Group
User can select different monitor group to view.
1.
In Monitor mode, press the
to enter Audio mode screen.
button
2.
In Monitor Select mode, enter the monitor
group number by using the numeric
keyboard on the System Controller. And
then, press Enter button to confirm.
3.
The Monitor screen will switch the monitor group that user has entered.
Check the name of monitor group
to make sure the monitor group
has switched.
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How to Apply a Google API Key
User need to apply an API key in order to use Google map function in CMS system(CM300 Gold
version). Please follow the below steps to get an API key.
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The Google map function only supported in CM3000 Gold version.
1.
2.
Go to Google webpage (www.google.com) to apply an account.
Click Sing in. If you have a Google account already, please login directly. Otherwise, click Create
an account now to apply an account.
3.
In Create an Account page, fill in all necessary information and click I accept, create my
account.
And then, go to the email address that you have entered when apply a Google account for
verification. After verification, your Google account is ready for using.
Now, go to http://code.google.com/intl/en/apis/ajaxsearch/signup.html for applying an API key.
Please sign in first, and read the terms and conditions and accept. Click Generate API Key. User
should get a set of API key that looks like “jdlfhsldfslkjhg” word string.
4.
5.
6.
7.
In CMS system, enter the API key and click OK.
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8.
How to use the Google map function, please refer to Chapter 4.1.6.1.
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4.2
DVR Setup
Display the list of all DVR servers. User may add up to 1000 DVR servers, delete and modify the DVR
setting.
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To upgrade the CMS to 1000 DVRs, please refer to Chapter 1.1)
4.2.1
To Add and Remove DVR Server
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click Setup.
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
Click DVR.
In the DVR Setup section, click Add to insert, Delete to remove and Edit to modify DVR server
setting.
5.
To continue adding a DVR, in the text box, enter the name, IP/Domain, Login User, Password,
Confirm Password of the remote DVR server.
If necessary, fill up the contact information to let the personnel in the CMS side know whom to
get in touch with when an event has occurred.
Select the Video Quality for video display on the CMS system monitor screen. The default value
is Auto. When the video quality is high, user can enable Show POS message box and the POS
message will also display on the CMS system monitor screen.
Set the Storage Path for saving the recorded video data of the selected cameras on the Monitor
screen.
Set the max video recorded storage capacity of this DVR server on the CMS system server.
Enter the value in Quota.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10. In the DVR Setting dialog box, click OK to accept the new setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the new setting.
11. The CMS system will connect to DVR server. If the connecting time takes too long, user can click
Disconnect button to cancel the connect action.
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4.3
Camera Setup
Select the camera from different DVR servers in order to monitor on same screen. The selected
cameras will be played on Monitor screen (see also Chapter 3.3).
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Click Setup from CMS main interface.
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
Click Camera.
Click Add to create a monitor set. Enter a name in Name column (12 characters only).
Mark Enable Autoscan and click Detail to select the monitor set for sequential display on the
Monitor. When monitor set is an auto scan monitor set, it is no need to select any cameras for
monitoring.
6. Enable Add into Autoscan list will make the monitor set became one of auto scan list.
7. To record the cameras video, mark the Record box. Otherwise, the cameras video will not be
saved on the CMS system hard disk.
8. Mark Show Server Time to display the time on Monitor screen.
9. If user wants to playback the recorded video of monitor set, mark Enable Playback and enter
the time (sec.) in Start Playback Before that is when start playback will start from the present
time backward the time user has setup. To display the POS information on monitor screen, mark
Show POS message. User can set the camera transmitting Frame Rate, but the real
transmitting frame rate depends on camera setting.
10. Click OK to save the setting.
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CMS only supports two monitor set for recording.
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11. After the Monitor set has been created, select the DVR server. And then the cameras of the DVR
server will display on the Camera Select window. User can combines different cameras from
different DVR servers as a monitor set. And all cameras can be selected by different Monitor set
repeat.
12. User can depend on the monitor size to select the screen type – 4:3 (regular screen monitor) or
16:10 (wide screen monitor). The 4:3 and 16:10 screen type support different monitor layout.
13. Select the camera that user wants to add, and then click Add button. The selected camera will
be added to Monitor Layout window. User can add up to 64 cameras in 4:3 screen type and 80
cameras in 16:10 screen type. To remove the camera from the Monitor Layout window, select
the camera and click Delete button. To delete all cameras, click Clear All button. User can enter
a description for a channel.
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User can drag the camera channel to Monitor Layout window without using Add button.
14. In monitor set, each camera can be configured the name, transmitting type, and frame rate.
Select the camera in monitor layout window and click Detail button of Camera Setting. And then,
enter the name for the camera and select display position (Left-bottom or Right-bottom) of the
camera name on monitor screen; click
to change the font.
15. Select the transmitting type by click the radio button – By Fps, Only Key Frame, or Motion. And
then, set the frame rate of the camera in Default Frame Rate column. The value of frame rate
will both apply to live video and recording.
16. Also, user can select the Video Quality – High, Medium, Low, or Auto. Mark the Enable live
displayer for most optimization can improve the live video frame rate of the IP camera (jpeg
megapixel) when viewing the multiple channels.
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The camera description will
display as user has configured.
17. In Monitor Layout window, user also can set the channel for specific type functions instead of
added cameras from DVR servers. In Monitor Layout window, select one of blank channel
(NONE) and click the radio button of type (Hotspot, Sequence, Matrix, Image, or None).

Hotspot: To set the channel for displaying selected camera channel video. Click-and-drag
to select multiple channels as a hotspot channel area.
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Drag to select the multiple
blank channels as a hotspot
channel.
In the Monitor screen, user can right-click and drag the camera to the hotspot channel for
enlarge viewing.
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Sequence: Set the selected channel to automatically switch to display all camera channels
in cycle.
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
Matrix: set the selected channel to receive and display the alarm event from selected DVR
servers. Click Setup to select the DVR servers. Enable the Retrieve time to set a period
time (0 ~ 255 sec) for alarm event to display. If the retrieve time doesn’t enable, the alarm
event will display on screen until next alarm event come in.
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On the DVR site, user need to enable and configure the matrix to send to CMS
(please refer to Alarm Setting of NV/SA/NX user’s manual).
Image: To insert an image on selected channel. The image supports *.bmp and *.jpg format.
Click Setup and browse where the image located is.
18. Click OK to save the setup. To exit without saving, click Cancel.
19. To delete the monitor set, select the monitor set in Monitor Select window and click Delete
button.
20. To modify the monitor set, select the monitor set in Monitor Select window and click Edit button.
21. To monitor the monitor set, please see Chapter 3.3.
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4.4
Schedule Setup
Schedule to record or backup of all the cameras either weekly or one time.
1.
Select the Monitor set for scheduling.
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2.
3.
The Monitor set can be scheduled only when the recoding is enabling.
Select the date in the calendar. Use
and
buttons to shift the calendar to the left or right.
Select the condition you want to schedule in the drop down list.
- Record
Activate all the cameras to start video recording at the set time based on the Recording setting
- Backup
Save another copy of all the data at the set time and specified backup path. DVR
automatically updates and only backup the data that are not yet included in the archive. To
assign backup path, click
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4.
5.
6.
Make sure the backup folder and storage folder are not on the same drive.
Specify to either schedule it weekly or one time. Click  to make a selection.
Click on the blocks to set the schedule (see also Chapter 4.4.1). Or click All to select all. To store
the setting, click Save. To remove the settings, click Clear.
To end Schedule Setting, click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without
saving the setting.
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4.4.1 To set schedule at a specific portion of time in that hour:
1.
2.
3.
Right click the colored blocks.
In the Select time dialog box, click to enable or disable
the portion you want to set.
Click OK to accept the setting and Cancel to exit
without saving the setting.
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4.5
Backup Setup
In the Backup Setting dialog box, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The
numbers from 01 to 16 represent the camera number.
1. Select the DVR that wants to backup
2. Select the date of the recorded file in the calendar you want to backup. Use
and
buttons to
shift the calendar to the left or right.
3. In the table below, click on the blue block to select the recorded file or click camera (01~16) or
time (00~23) to select the whole row or column. The blue block turns red when it is selected. The
block that appears in white doesn’t have data. If you want to set the specific time, right-click on the
selected block. Then, set the time to start and end.
4. Check the information beside the calendar.
Selected Files : Show the number of files selected.
Require Space : Show the total size of the selected file.
5. Enable Auto partition and select to divide the file size into DVD-R or CD-R. DVR automatically
backup and divide the file sizes to facilitate burning into DVD or CD disc.
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6. Enable Include player when backup that will included a Qplayer program for playback backup
file in backup folder when backup. Only administrator user has the authority to enable or disable
this function.
7. If you do NOT want to keep the recorded file in the storage folder, enable Delete files after
Backup check box.
8. Click
to set the path on where to store the backup file.
9. Click
to start archiving the selected file.
10. In the Processing… dialog box, to stop archiving press Abort. When done, in the Backup Path list,
shows the archived item. To burn the file in CD, you need to have NERO 6 or above installed in
your PC then select the item in the list and click Burn. Click Exit to end this procedure and burn it
later.
11. In CD/DVD Backup, enable/disable Delete file after burning check box to remove the archived file
after burning. Click Burn to start and Exit to cancel this process.
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4.6
E-MAP Setup
Holds up to 64 maps in *.bmp/*.jpg format. The map is hierarchy in structure and users can add a map
on another map. User also may add the DVR icons on the map.
4.6.1
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
To Set Up the E-Map
Click Setup.
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password.
Click E-Map.
The E-Map interface will show up in assigned monitor if user is using multiple monitors for the
CMS system. If user is using single monitor for the CMS application, the E-Map interface will
show up in front of the CMS application interface. Press Esc or click Center button to switch
back to CMS application interface or press F3 to switch to E-Map interface again.
On the E-Map interface:
(1) Map List: list all E-Map and all DVR servers that have been added on the E-Map.
(2) Group List: User can create the group to group DVR servers for easy management.
Click
to add new group. Drag the DVR server from Map List window into the group. To
delete the group, click
. Double-click on the DVR server will call out the DVR Watch
window(see also Chapter 4.6.1.3)
(3) Google Map: Click Google Map to use Google map function to find the location map
that user wanted and saves as an E-Map (see also Chapter 4.6.1.1). To enable the Google
map function, please refer to Google API Key at Chapter 4.1.
(4) Cancel: Without saving the setting and exit the E-Map interface.
(5) OK: To save the setting and exit the E-Map interface.
(6) Add DVR: Add a DVR server icon on the map. (see also Chapter 4.6.1.2)
(7) Delete: To remove the DVR server
(8) Edit: To modify the selected DVR server
(9) Add E-Map: Add a new map. The new map is added on the current map as a next
level. (see also Chapter 4.6.1.1)
(10) Load a map to replace the current map
(11) Show the current name and layer of map
(12) go back to previous layer of map
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(1)
(2)
(3)
(12)
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(11)
(10)
(9)
(8)
(7)
Right-click on Emap could call out a short-cut menu.
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(6)
(5)
(4)
4.6.1.1
Add a New Map
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click
button
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password
Click E-Map button
In E-Map interface, click Setup >> Add Map button and the Map setting window will show up.
5.
6.
Give a name for the new map.
Select Use Image File or Use Google Map.

Use Image File
1.
Click
to locate the map file. In the open dialog box, locate and select the map and click
Open
User may now drag and move the Map icon to its place on the map.
User can double click the Map icon to view the map.
To edit and delete the map, click the map icon and Edit and Delete button will appear on
the Map interface. Click Edit to modify the map. To delete the map, click the map icon and
click Delete button.
Click OK to accept the new setting and Cancel to exit without saving the new setting.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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User can add up to a total of 64 maps
User can right-click on the map to call out a short-cut menu.
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
Use Google Map
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The Google map function only supported in CM3000 Gold version.
1.
Click Setting and New map window will show up.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Select Use Google Map.
Right-click MAP in Map list can re-name the map.
User can enter the Address to find the map of the location.
Also, user can enter Latitude and Longitude to find the map of the location.
When the map of location has been found, click Save to save the map.
To exit, click Exit.
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4.6.1.2
Add a DVR Server
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Click
button
In the Authorization dialog box, enter the administrator User ID and Password
Click E-Map button
Click Add DVR button and the Add DVR window will show up.
Select the DVR server from the Add DVR window and click OK.
6.
7.
User may now drag and move the DVR icon to its place on the map.
To edit and delete the DVR server on the map, click the DVR server icon and the Edit and
Delete buttons will appear on the Map interface. Click Edit to modify the DVR server (see 4.2.1 #
5~10). To delete the DVR server from the map, click the DVR server icon and click Delete.
Click OK to accept the new setting and Cancel to exit without saving the new setting.
8.
Right-click on the DVR
server icon to call out
the short-curt menu.
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The functions of short-cut menu is listing below:
- Add DVR: To add a DVR server on the E-Map.
- Edit DVR: To modify the DVR server.
- Delete DVR: To delete the selected DVR server from the E-Map.
- Change Bitmap: Replace the E-Map with new map. The map file only support *.jpg and
*.bmp.
- Add New map: Add up a New map on current E-Map level.
- Remote EMAP: To view the selected remote DVR server’s E-map.
- Remote I/O: o view the selected remote DVR server’s I/O status.
- Setup OK: To save the current configuration.
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4.6.1.3
To Use the E-Map
When the alarm has been activated, the DVR icon blinks and turns red.
1. On the CMS main application, click E-map or press F3.
2. When the DVR server has an alarm occurred, use the mouse to point on the DVR server icon
and the alarm information will show up.
3.
4.
Click the DVR server icon and a DVR watch window will show up and connect the DVR server to
play the live video.
In DVR watch UI, user can call out PTZ control panel if the PTZ camera is available. Also, user
can enable/disable the audio, but only one channel at a time can play the audio. The green audio
icon indicates that the channel is playing audio now.
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Right-click on channel screen
could select to start recording.
5.
6.
To stop the DVR server icon from blinking, right-click and select Reset Alarm or Reset Alarm
(all). The DVR server icon will stop blinking.
To switch back to the main application, press ESC.
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7.
To setup the E-Map, click
button or right click the mouse button and select E-Map setup
and the E-Map interface will switch to the E-Map setup mode. (see also Chapter 4.6.1)
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8.
If user uses dual monitor, the E-map setup mode is active in E-Map window and the Emap setup mode will not activate in CMS main screen.
Click OK or Cancel to exit the setup mode in E-Map interface.
User can click the Map icon on the map to view the map. And the map can be added level by
level up to 64 maps. (see also Chapter 4.6.1.3).
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4.7
Alarm Setting
In the Alarm Setting dialog box, just select and enable the condition for the system to alarm and the
action for the system to perform when an alarm is activated. User can setup a total of 16 different
combinations of alarm settings. Each alarm setting can apply to several DVR servers. Click OK to
accept new setting and Cancel to exit without saving.
4.7.1
To setup an alarm condition
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click the Add button to add a new alarm condition.
Give the name of this alarm condition.
Fill the simply description of this alarm condition in Description column.
Apply to the DVR server, click Select DVR. In Select DVR window, select the DVR server and
click Add. To exit and save the setup, click OK.
5.
6.
Select the Conditions.
Select the Action.(see 4.6.2.1 & 4.6.2.2 & 4.6.2.3 & 4.6.2.4 & 4.6.2.5 & 4.6.2.6)
7.
Click OK to save the setting. To cancel click Cancel.
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4.7.1.1
To Setup the Call Out List
To use this feature, the PC must have a voice modem connected to it. The supported audio system is
only 8KHz and 16Bit mono.
1. Next to the Make Phone Calls check box, click Detail.
2. In the Call Out List, click Add to insert a new contact number, Modify to edit the selected item,
Remove to delete the selected item, Test to check if it is working.
3.
In the Call Out Setting, enter the phone number and description. Click
recorded sound and click Record to make a new voice message.
4.
When the Sound Recorder appears, use the record control panel to record, stop, play, rewind
and forward. If you want to keep the existing file, click File > Save As…, enter filename and
click Save. Make sure you have microphone connected to your PC.
Click OK to exit and accept the setting and click Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
5.
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to select existing
To use make phone call function, please make sure you deselect the option "wait for dial
tone before dialing" in modem properties in control panel of your Windows OS.
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4.7.1.2
To Setup the Send E-Mail Setting
Next to the Send Email check box, click Detail. In the E-mail Setting dialog box, click OK to exit and
save the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
(1)Mail Server
Enter the SMTP Server and port. If your e-mail system requires user identification, enable the
Authentication check box and enter User ID and Password.
(2)Mail
To check if it is working, click the Test Account button.
From:
Enter the sender e-mail address.
To and CC:
Enter the recipient email address and separate it with comma or a semicolon (;).
Subject:
Enter the message title.
Message:
Type the message.
(3)Email Notice Setting
In the Notice Interval text box, set the period of time before it sends another e-mail notice.
(4)Modem Dial up Setting
If you are using dial up modem, enable Auto Dial up check box and select the modem name. You may
also set the time to disconnect automatically, just enable the Auto Disconnect after check box and set
the time.
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4.7.1.3
To Setup the Alarm Sound Setting
1. Next to the Play Warning Sound check box, click Detail.
2. In the Alarm Sound Setting dialog box, click
to select other wav file from other source or folder,
Play to listen, Record to make a new copy of a sound.
3. Select the Play Mode.
 Interrupt: when receive the new alarm warming, immediately play new warming sound.
 Play by sequence: when receive the new alarm warming, play after the on playing alarm
warming.
4. If you click Record, you will be prompted if you want to replace the file. Click OK to continue and
Cancel to discontinue.
5. When the Sound Recorder appears, use the record control panel to record, stop, play, rewind and
forward. If you want to keep the existing file, click File > Save As…, enter filename and click Save.
Make sure you have microphone connected to your PC.
6. Click OK to exit and accept the setting and Cancel to exit without saving the setting.
4.7.1.4
Launch program
To call up the external program that is provided by a 3rd party. Click Detail and click
to locate the
program path. Enable the Multiple instance check box if the external application has been
programmed to execute repeatedly.
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4.7.1.5
To Set the MMS/SMS Setting
To use this feature, GSM/GPRS modem is required. Connect the GSM/GPRS modem to the serial
COMM port of PC. Next to the SMS/MMS check box, click Detail.
1.
Select the port number in ComPort drop down list from where the GSM/GPRS modem is
connected.
Click Enter Pincode button to fill in pin code of your mobile phone if your mobile system require
verifying pin code for SMS/MMS sending.
2.
i
3.
4.
5.
6.
The incorrect pin code will lock your sim card.
In Phone Num text box, enter the contact number.
You may now set to send thru SMS or MMS. If you enable SMS setting, just enter the message
in the Message Text box. Click SMS Test to verify the SMS setup is available.
If you enable MMS, enter the Loing account, Password, APN name, WAP IP, MMS address,
subject of MMS message and the message. User can Import the previous MMS setting or
Export the current MMS setting. If you are not sure, please contact your mobile service provider.
To verify the setting, click MMS Test.
Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
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4.7.1.6
Popup Video
The Popup video will co-work with alarm condition of Receive Alarm. When user selects the alarm
condition of Receive Alarm, and then the action of Popup video will be un-gray and available for select.
The popup video will show up 4 windows at once. To setup Popup video, please see To Setup Popup
Video.
On the upper right corner of popup video window, there two figures that are to represent nailed popup
video window and mini center function.
(a)
(b)
(c)
(a) To call out DVR watch window. The DVR watch window will display the DVR all channels’ video
image as below shown.
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CAM 01
CAM 02
CAM 03
CAM 04
CAM 05
CAM 06
CAM 07
CAM 08
CAM 09
(b) To nail popup video window for avoiding new coming alarm video to replace it.
(c) To call out MiniCenter(also see Chapter 3.3)
To Setup Popup Video:
1.
2.
3.
In Alarm setting window, Click Detail of popup video.
Select the type of popup video
Static View: The DVR server only transmits one
frame of video and popup on CMS site.
Live View: The DVR server will continue to
transmit video to CMS site while popup video
window is open.
To close popup video window, just click “X” of window.
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4.8
User Setting
CMS supports 256 user account that includes operator and administrator account.
1. Select the Authorization Level – Operator or Administrator. User can define each
operator/administrator account’s authority of DVR server and Monitor set. Only the
administrator is authorized to close and customize the CMS system.
2. Enter the Name, Description, Password, and Confirm password of the account.
3. Select the DVR servers that allow this account user to preview and playback. The DVR server
with check mark means is selected.
4. Select the Monitor set that allow this account user to view. The Monitor set with check mark
means is selected.
5. User can assign a valid date for Operator user. Select Begin Date and End Date to assign a
valid date for operator account. The account only will be available during the assigned date.
6. Click OK to accept the new settings and Cancel to exit without saving.
Click to select
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Chapter 5 Using the Playback Function
User can choose to playback video stored on the local hard disk or download the video from the
remote side of the DVR server.
5.1
To Playback the video
1. Click
2. In the DVR Playback select window, select DVR server to play video from the remote DVR server.
3. You can select Local Playback, Download and playback or RealTime playback. Click OK to
proceed and Cancel to void this operation.
4. For Local Playback, user can select to preview 16 channels at a time. Only the cameras previously
selected in Monitor and with the Record enabled can be playback. In the Video Playback
Date/Time Selection, the numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour. The numbers from
01 to 16 represent the camera number. The blue block indicates that there is a recorded video file
in that period of time. While the red bar indicates the selected recorded video for viewing (see also
5.2 Using the Local Playback Application).
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5. For Download and Playback, the numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour in the
Remote Playback Date/Time Selection window. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the camera
number. The blue block indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While
the red block indicates the selected recorded video for viewing.
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6. In the Time Selection screen, click on the video thumbnail you want to download and open (see
also 5.3 Using the Download and Playback Application).
7. For RealTime Playback, the number from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock in the Video
Playback Date/Time Selection window. The numbers from 01 to 16 represent the camera
number.(see 5.4 Using the RealTime Playabck Application)
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5.2
Using the Local Playback Application
Name
(1) Split Screen
Mode
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Function
Select from six (6) different split screen types to playback the recorded video
file of all the cameras, or one camera over the other or alongside on a single
screen.
- If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, and 13 split screen
mode.
- To zoom into an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you
want to enlarge.
- To view 32 channels, click 16 split screen mode button to view 16 channels each time.
Check the camera ID icon to know which channels are displaying now.
(2) Exit
(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
(5) Playback
Control Buttons
Close the Player.
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek at
any location of the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time
frame.
Begin: Move to the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, or
1/8x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x, 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
(6) Archive
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Function
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to start
playing the recorded video file.
– Also, user can open the recorded file from certain location by click OPEN
FILE button
– Click Channel 01~ 16 and Channel 17 ~ 32 button to switch to different
channel group of playback calendar.
– Mark Day Light Saving, the playback calendar will show the available
playback records during day light saving period.
The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to
16 represent the camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded
video file on that period of time. While the red colored column indicates on where to start
playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
(8) Camera ID
(9) Export
(10) Segment
(11) Full screen
(12) Bookmark
(13) Visual Search
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in single
screen mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other camera.
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp
format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr
format (see also Chapter 5.5).
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want (see also Chapter 5.5).
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, Right click the mouse or press
ESC on the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to toggle
to only display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Mark a reference point when previewing the recorded video file to which you
may return for later reference. You may also set it to protect the file. (See
also Chapter 5.6)
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and
Second (See also Chapter 5.7).
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Name
(14) Find Next
(15) Event Search
(16) Intelligent
Search
(17) Audio
(18) De-interlace
Function
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can
use this when you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search only.
Search from the recorded activities that take place in the system (i.e.,
Sensor, Motion, Video Loss, POS) (See also Chapter 5.8).
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 5.9).
Enable/disable audio and adjust volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are
capturing motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
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5.3
Using the Download and Playback Application
Name
(1) Exit
(2) Progress bar
(3) Playback Control
Buttons
(4) Language
(5) Export
(6) Segment
(7) Full screen
Function
Close the player
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek
at any location of the track.
Begin: Move to the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, or
1/8x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x or 32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
To switch the application tips’ display language
Export includes Snapshot, Print, and Output Video Clip function.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp
format.
Print: Print the screen shot.
Output Video Clip: Save the segmented file in *.mpg, *.avi, or *.dvr
format (see also Chapter 5.5).
Keep a portion of the recorded video you want. You may follow the
instruction in Chapter 5.5.
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the
mouse or ESC on the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to
toggle to only display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
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Name
(8) Visual Search
(9) Find Next
(10) Event Search
(11) Intelligent Search
(12) Audio
(13) De-interlace
(14) Watermark
Function
Search from a specific camera by Date, Hour, Minute, 10 Seconds and
Second. (See also Chapter 5.7)
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You
can use this when you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search
function.
Search from the recorded activities that take place in the system (i.e.,
Sensor, Motion, Video Loss, POS) (See also Chapter 5.8).
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 5.9).
Enable/disable audio and adjust volume
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are
capturing motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
To verify the playback video has not been modified.
Click
to check the video. Watermark verification window will show up
as following:
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Watermark verification doesn’t support on EB series DVR and the
video that is recorded from IP camera.
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5.4
Using the RealTime Playback Application
Name
(1) Split Screen
Mode
i
- If there are only 4 cameras, you won’t be able to switch to 9, 16, and 13 split screen
mode.
- To zoom in an area on the screen, Right click and Drag a square on the area you want
to enlarge.
(2) Exit
(3) Progress bar
(4) Hour Buttons
i
Function
Select from 6 different split screen type to playback the recorded video file
of all the camera, or one camera.
Close the player
Show the progress of the file being played. You may move the bar to seek
at any location of the track.
Select and click to playback the recorded video file on the specific time
frame.
The Hour buttons represent the time in 24-hour clock. The blue bar on top of the hour
button indicates that there is a recorded video file on that period of time. While the red bar
indicates that you are currently viewing the recorded video file.
(5) Playback Control
Buttons
Begin: Move at the beginning of the recorded video file.
Previous: Go back to the previous frame.
Slower: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 1/2x, 1/4x, or
1/8x.
Rewind: Wind back the recorded video file.
Pause: Briefly stop playing the recorded video file.
Play: Play the recorded video file.
Faster: Play the recorded video file at the speed of 2x, 4x, or 8x, 16x or
32x.
Next: Go to the next frame.
End: Go to the end of the recorded video file.
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Name
(6) Archive
i
Function
Select the date on the calendar and the time from 00 to 23 to where to
start playing the recorded video file.
– Also, user can open the recorded file from certain location by click
OPEN FILE button
– Click Channel 01~ 16 and Channel 17 ~ 32 button to switch to
different channel group of playback calendar.
The numbers from 00 to 23 represent the time in 24-hour clock. The numbers from 01 to
16 represent the camera ID. The blue colored column indicates that there is a recorded
video file on that period of time. While the red colored column indicates on where to start
playing the recorded video file.
(7) Status bar
(8) Camera ID
(9) Export
(10) Full screen
(11) Event Log
(12) Find Next
(13) Intelligent
Search
(14) Audio
Display the recorded date, time and play speed.
Show the number of cameras that are being viewed. When you are in
single screen mode, click the camera ID number to switch and view other
camera.
Snapshot: Capture and save the screen shot either in *.jpg or *.bmp
format.
View in Playback-compact mode. To return, press the right button of the
mouse or ESC on the keyboard.
When you switch to full screen in multiple-screen mode, Left click to
toggle to only display one of the video in the multiple-screen mode or all.
Show the record of activities that take place in the system. To filter the
records, select and click the option button to only display Event, System,
Operation, Network or POS.
Search for the next event or changes in the motion detector frame. You can
use this when you are using Intelligent Search or Event Search function.
Search the changes in the motion detector frame (See also Chapter 5.9).
Enable/disable audio and adjust volume
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Name
(15) De-interlace
5.5
Function
To enhance the video quality. Set the de-interlace mode to #1, if you are
capturing motionless picture and #2, if it captures lots of movement.
To Cut and Save the Wanted Portion of the Recorded Video
1. Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on
where you want to start the cut. Then, click Segment to set the begin mark.
2. Use the Playback Control buttons or drag the bar on the playback progress bar and pause on
where you want to end the cut. Then, click Segment to set the end mark. To cancel segmentation
or set the segment marks from the start, click Segment button again.
3. Click Output button to save the wanted clip.
4. In the Save As dialog box, locate on where you want to save the file, type the filename, and select
the video format.
5.6
To Bookmark a Section of the Video
1. Click Bookmark. The video playback stops when the bookmark button is executed.
2. In the Bookmark dialog box, you may do the following:
Add to include the new reference mark in the bookmark list. You may select to
enable/disable File Protect to protect the bookmark file for overwritten.
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-
When the bookmark is protected, the file won’t be overwritten.
The protected bookmark file will be deleted when the Delete the recorded data is
enable in the Backup setting.(also refer to Chapter 4.5 )
Edit to change the mark description or enable/disable file protection.
Delete to remove the selected reference mark in the list.
Delete All to remove all the reference marks in the list.
Exit to close Bookmark dialog box.
3. Select and click one in the bookmark list to preview the file.
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5.7
To Search Using the Visual Search
1. Click Visual Search.
2. In the Visual Search Setting dialog box, select the Camera number and the date. Then click OK.
3. When a series of frames appear by date, click on the frame to display another series of frames
and search by every Hour of that date, every Minute of that hour, every 10 Seconds of that minute,
every Second of that 10 seconds. To go back, click
. To view from the selected frame and
close event search, click
.
5.8
To Search Using the Event Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Event Search. The Event Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner of the
screen.
3. In the Event Search Setting dialog box, check the type of condition you want to search. If you
select POS, in the Find Text box, type the word. Then, click OK to start searching. The video
search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching, click
.
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4. You may also set to search and list all the result. Just check the Output Event List box. In the
Search Duration section, set the Begin Time, End Time and Searching Interval. Then, click OK
to start searching.
5. When the Event list appears, click and select the item you want to view.
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5.9
To Search Using the Intelligent Search
1. Click on the video screen on where you want to search.
2. Click Intelligent Search. The Intelligent Search text (red) would appear at the lower left corner
of the screen.
3. When the Intelligent Search Setting dialog box and motion detector frame appear, you may adjust
the sensitivity bar and the motion detector frame size and location. To set motion detector frame
size and location, left click and drag on the screen. Then, click OK to start searching. The video
search would stop at the frame that matches the condition. To keep on searching, click
.
4. You may also set to search and list all the result. Just check the List box. In the Search Duration
section, set the Begin Time, End Time and Searching Interval. Then, click OK to start searching.
Intelligent Search in Local Playback Mode
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