Version 2.2.0 User Manual
User Manual
Version 2.2.0
Network Digital Video Recorder User Manual
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Regulatory Information
FCC Information
FCC compliance: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a digital device, pursuant to part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the
user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.
FCC Conditions
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference.
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
EU Conformity Statement
This product and - if applicable - the supplied accessories too are marked with "CE" and comply
therefore with the applicable harmonized European standards listed under the Low Voltage Directive
2006/95/EC, the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC.
2002/96/EC (WEEE directive): Products marked with this symbol cannot be disposed of as unsorted
municipal waste in the European Union. For proper recycling, return this product to your local supplier
upon the purchase of equivalent new equipment, or dispose of it at designated collection points. For
more information see: www.recyclethis.info.
2006/66/EC
unsorted
specific battery
to indicate
to your supplier or
(battery directive): This product contains a battery that cannot be disposed of as
municipal waste in the European Union. See the product documentation for
information. The battery is marked with this symbol, which may include lettering
cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), or mercury (Hg). For proper recycling, return the battery
to a designated collection point. For more information see: www.recyclethis.info.
Description on Laser Specification
The optical disc drive such as DVD Super Multi (Double Layer) Drive 22X that is used in this computer is equipped with
laser. The classification label with the following sentence is affixed to the surface of the drive.
CLASS 1 LASER
PRODUCT TO IEC60825-1
LASER KLASSE 1
The drive with the above label is certified by the manufacturer that the drive complies with the requirement for laser
product on the date of manufacturing pursuant to article 21 of Code of Federal Regulations by the United States of America,
Department of Health & Human Services, Food and Drug Administration.
In other countries, the drive is certified to comply with the requirement pursuant to IEC 60825-1 and EN 60825-1 on class
1 laser product.
This computer is equipped with the optical disc drive in the following list according to the model.
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Safety Warnings and Cautions
Please pay attention to the following warnings and cautions:
Hazardous Voltage may be present: Special measures and precautions must be taken when
using this device. Some potentials (voltages) on the device may present a hazard to the user.
This device should only be used by the Employees from our company with knowledge and
training in working with these types of devices that contain live circuits.
Power Supply Hazardous Voltage: AC mains voltages are present within the power supply assembly. This device
must be connected to a UL approved, completely enclosed power supply, of the proper rated voltage and current. No
user serviceable parts inside the power supply.
System Grounding (Earthing): To avoid shock, ensure that all AC wiring is not exposed and that the earth
grounding is maintained. Ensure that any equipment to which this device will be attached is also connected to
properly wired grounded receptacles and are approved medical devices.
Power Connect and Disconnect: The AC power supply cord is the main disconnect device
to mains (AC power).The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be
readily accessible.
Installation and Maintenance: Do not connect/disconnect any cables to or perform installation/maintenance on
this device during an electrical storm.
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Power Cord Requirements: The connector that plugs into the wall outlet must be a grounding-type male plug
designed for use in your region. It must have certification marks showing certification by an agency in your region.
The connector that plugs into the AC receptacle on the power supply must be an IEC 320, sheet C13, female
connector. See the following website for more information http://kropla.com/electric2.htm.
Lithium Battery:This device contains a Lithium Battery. There is a risk of explosion if
the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the
vendor’s instructions and in accordance with local environmental regulations.
Perchlorate Material: Special handling may apply. See
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. This notice is required by California Code
of Regulations, Title 22, Division 4.5, Chapter 33: Best Management Practices for Perchlorate Materials. This device
includes a battery which contains perchlorate material.
Taiwan battery recycling:
Please recycle batteries.
Thermal and Mechanical Injury: Some components such as heat sinks, power
regulators, and processors may be hot; care should be taken to avoid contact with these
components.
Electro Magnetic Interference: This equipment has not been tested for compliance with emissions limits of FCC
and similar international regulations. This device is not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold, or leased
until authorization from the United States FCC or its equivalent in other countries has been obtained. Use of this
equipment in a residential location is prohibited. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy which may result in harmful interference to radio communications. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment on and off, the user is
required to take measures to eliminate the interference or discontinue the use of this equipment.
Lead Content:
Please recycle this device in a responsible manner. Refer to local environmental
regulations for proper recycling; do not dispose of device in unsorted municipal
waste.
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Preventive and Cautionary Tips
Before connecting and operating your NVR, please be advised of the following tips:
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Ensure unit is installed in a well-ventilated, dust-free environment.
Unit is designed for indoor use only.
Keep all liquids away from the NVR.
Ensure environmental conditions meet factory specifications.
Ensure unit is properly secured to a rack or shelf. Major shocks or jolts to the unit as a result of dropping it may
cause damage to the sensitive electronics within the unit.
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Use the NVR in conjunction with an UPS if possible.
Power down the unit before connecting and disconnecting accessories and peripherals.
A factory recommended HDD should be used for this device.
Improper use or replacement of the battery may result in hazard of explosion. Replace with the same or
equivalent type only. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions provided by the battery
manufacturer.
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Product Key Features
General
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Connecting to the third-party IP cameras, IP dome and DVS.
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PAL/NTSC adaptive video inputs.
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Each channel supports dual-stream.
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Up to 32 network cameras can be added. (For 7600NI-ST/SP series NVR, up to 16 network cameras
can be connected.)
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Independent configuration for each channel, including resolution, frame rate, bit rate, image quality,
etc.
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The quality of the imported and exported record is configurable.
Local Monitoring
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Simultaneous HDMI, VGA and CVBS outputs;
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HDMI output and VGA output at up to 1920×1080 resolution.
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Multiple screen display in live view is supported, and the display sequence of screens is adjustable.
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Live view screen can be switched in group, and manual switch and automatic cycle review is also
provided, the interval of automatic cycle can be adjusted.
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Quick setting menu is provided for live view.
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Motion detection, tamper-proof, video exception alert and video loss alert functions.
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Privacy mask.
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Several PTZ protocols supported; PTZ preset, patrol and pattern.
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Zooming in by clicking the mouse and PTZ tracing by dragging mouse.
HDD Management
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Up to 8 SATA hard disks, 8 network disks (8 NAS disks, or 7 NAS disks+1 IP SAN disk) and 1 eSATA
disk can be connected, each disk with a maximum of 4TB storage capacity. (For 7600NI-ST/SP series,
2 SATA hard disks are available. For 7700NI-ST/SP series, 4 SATA hard disks and 1 eSATA disk can
be connected.)
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Support eSATA disk for recording or backup.
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HDD group management.
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Support HDD standby function.
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HDD property: redundancy, read-only, read/write (R/W).
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HDD quota management; different capacity can be assigned to different channel.
Recording, Capture and Playback
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Holiday recording schedule configuration.
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Normal and event video encoding parameters.
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Multiple recording types: manual, normal, alarm, motion, motion | alarm, motion & alarm.
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8 recording time periods with separated recording types.
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Pre-record and post-record for alarm, motion detection for recording, and pre-record time for schedule
and manual recording.
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Searching record files and captured pictures by events (alarm input/motion detection).
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Tag adding for record files, searching and playing back by tags.
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Locking and unlocking record files.
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Local redundant recording and capture.
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Searching and playing back record files by channel number, recording type, start time, end time, etc.
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Motion analysis for the selected area in the video.
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Zooming in when playback.
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Playing reversely.
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Adverse Playback of Multi-channel.
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Supports pause, rewind, play fast, play slow, skip forward, and skip backward when playback, locating
by dragging the mouse.
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Up to 16-ch synchronous playback at 4CIF real time.
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Manual capture, continuous capture of video images and playback of captured pictures.
Backup
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Export video data by USB, SATA or eSATA device.
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Export video clips when playback.
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Management and maintenance of backup devices.
Alarm and Exception
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Configurable arming time of alarm input/output.
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Alarm for video loss, motion detection, tampering, abnormal signal, video input/output standard
mismatch, illegal login, network disconnected, IP confliction, abnormal record/capture, HDD error,
and HDD full, etc.
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Alarm triggers full screen monitoring, audio alarm, notifying surveillance center, sending email and
alarm output.
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Automatic restore when system is abnormal.
Other Local Functions
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Users can operate by front panel, mouse, remote control, and control keyboard.
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Three-level user management; admin user is allowed to create many operating accounts and define
their operating permission, which includes the limit to access any channel.
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Operation, alarm, exceptions and log recording and searching.
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Manually triggering and clearing alarms.
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Import and export of device configuration information.
Network Functions
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2 self-adaptive 10M/100M/1000M network interfaces, and various working mode is configurable:
multi-address, load balance, network fault tolerance, etc. (Two NIC are only for the DS-9600 series
NVR.)
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8 independent PoE network interfaces are provided for 7700/7600NI-SP series
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IPv6 is supported.
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TCP/IP protocol, PPPoE, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, NTP, SADP, SMTP, SNMP, NFS, and iSCSI are
supported.
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TCP, UDP and RTP for unicast.
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Remote search, playback, download, locking and unlocking the record files, and downloading files
broken transfer resume.
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Remote parameters setup; remote import/export of device parameters.
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Remote viewing of the device status, system logs and alarm status.
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Remote keyboard operation.
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Remote locking and unlocking of control panel and mouse.
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Remote HDD formatting and program upgrading.
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Remote system restart and shutdown.
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RS-232, RS-485 transparent channel transmission.
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Alarm and exception information can be sent to the remote host
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Remotely start/stop recording.
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Remotely start/stop alarm output.
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Remote PTZ control.
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Remote JPEG capture.
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Two-way voice talk and voice broadcasting.
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Embedded WEB server.
Development Scalability:
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SDK for Windows and Linux system.
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Source code of application software for demo.
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Development support and training for application system.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Product Key Features ......................................................................................................................................... 6
C H A P T E R 1 ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................. 13
1.1 Front Panel ................................................................................................................................................. 14
1.2 IR Remote Control Operations ................................................................................................................... 21
1.3 USB Mouse Operation ............................................................................................................................... 23
1.4 Input Method Description .......................................................................................................................... 24
1.5 Rear Panel .................................................................................................................................................. 25
1.6 Starting Up and Shutting Down the NVR .................................................................................................. 29
C H A P T E R 2 ....................................................................................................................................................... 31
Getting Started ........................................................................................................................................................ 31
2.1 Using the Wizard for basic configuration ................................................................................................... 32
2.2 Adding and Connecting the IP Cameras ..................................................................................................... 37
2.2.1 Adding the on-line IP cameras......................................................................................................... 37
2.2.2 Editing the connected IP cameras and Configuring Customized Protocols ..................................... 38
2.2.3 Editing IP cameras connected to the PoE interfaces (Only for DS-7600/7700NI-SP series NVR) . 40
C H A P T E R 3 ....................................................................................................................................................... 42
Live View ................................................................................................................................................................. 42
3.1 Introduction of Live View .......................................................................................................................... 43
3.2 Operations in Live View Mode .................................................................................................................. 44
3.2.1 Front Panel Operation on Live View............................................................................................... 44
3.2.2 Using the Mouse in Live View ........................................................................................................ 45
3.2.3 Using an Auxiliary Monitor ............................................................................................................ 45
3.2.4 Quick Setting Toolbar in Live View Mode ..................................................................................... 46
3.3 Adjusting Live View Settings ..................................................................................................................... 48
3.4 Channel-zero Encoding .............................................................................................................................. 50
3.5 User Logout ............................................................................................................................................... 51
C H A P T E R 4 ....................................................................................................................................................... 52
PTZ Controls ........................................................................................................................................................... 52
4.1 Configuring PTZ Settings .......................................................................................................................... 53
4.2 Setting PTZ Presets, Patrols & Patterns ..................................................................................................... 54
4.2.1 Customizing Presets ........................................................................................................................ 54
4.2.2 Calling Presets................................................................................................................................. 55
4.2.3 Customizing Patrols ........................................................................................................................ 56
4.2.4 Calling Patrols ................................................................................................................................. 57
4.2.5 Customizing Patterns ...................................................................................................................... 58
4.2.6 Calling Patterns ............................................................................................................................... 59
4.3 PTZ Control Toolbar .................................................................................................................................. 61
C H A P T E R 5 ....................................................................................................................................................... 62
Record and Capture Settings ................................................................................................................................. 62
5.1 Configuring Encoding Parameters ............................................................................................................. 63
5.2 Configuring Record/Capture Schedule ...................................................................................................... 66
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5.3 Configuring Motion Detection Record and Capture .................................................................................. 70
5.4 Configuring Alarm Triggered Record and Capture .................................................................................... 72
5.5 Manual Record and Continuous Capture ................................................................................................... 74
5.6 Configuring Holiday Record and Capture .................................................................................................. 76
5.7 Configuring Redundant Recording and Capture ........................................................................................ 78
5.8 Configuring HDD Group for Recording and Capture ................................................................................ 80
5.9 Files Protection .......................................................................................................................................... 82
C H A P T E R 6 ....................................................................................................................................................... 85
Playback .................................................................................................................................................................. 85
6.1 Playing Back Record Files ......................................................................................................................... 86
6.1.1 Playing Back by Channel ................................................................................................................ 86
6.1.2 Playing Back by Time ..................................................................................................................... 88
6.1.3 Playing Back by Normal Video Search ........................................................................................... 89
6.1.4 Playing Back by Event Search ........................................................................................................ 93
6.1.5 Playing Back by Tag ....................................................................................................................... 96
6.1.6 Playing Back by System Logs ......................................................................................................... 99
6.2 Auxiliary Functions of Playback .............................................................................................................. 101
6.2.1 Playing Back Frame by Frame ...................................................................................................... 101
6.2.2 Digital Zoom ................................................................................................................................. 101
6.2.3 Adverse Playback of Multi-channel .............................................................................................. 102
6.3 Picture Playback....................................................................................................................................... 104
C H A P T E R 7 ..................................................................................................................................................... 106
Backup ................................................................................................................................................................... 106
7.1 Backing up Record Files .......................................................................................................................... 107
7.1.1 Quick Export ................................................................................................................................. 107
7.1.2 Backing up by Normal Video Search ............................................................................................ 109
7.1.3 Backing up by Event Search ......................................................................................................... 116
7.1.4 Backing up Video Clips ................................................................................................................ 119
7.2 Backing up Pictures ................................................................................................................................. 122
7.3 Managing Backup Devices ...................................................................................................................... 124
C H A P T E R 8 ..................................................................................................................................................... 127
Alarm Settings ....................................................................................................................................................... 127
8.1 Setting Motion Detection Alarm .............................................................................................................. 128
8.2 Setting Sensor Alarms .............................................................................................................................. 131
8.3 Detecting Video Loss Alarm .................................................................................................................... 134
8.4 Detecting Video Tampering Alarm ........................................................................................................... 136
8.5 Handling Exceptions Alarm ..................................................................................................................... 138
8.6 Setting Alarm Response Actions .............................................................................................................. 139
8.7 Triggering or Clearing Alarm Output Manually ....................................................................................... 142
C H A P T E R 9 ..................................................................................................................................................... 143
Network Settings ................................................................................................................................................... 143
9.1 Configuring General Settings ................................................................................................................... 144
9.2 Configuring Advanced Settings ............................................................................................................... 146
9.2.1 Configuring PPPoE Settings ......................................................................................................... 146
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9.2.2 Configuring DDNS ....................................................................................................................... 146
9.2.3 Configuring NTP Server ............................................................................................................... 149
9.2.4 Configuring SNMP ....................................................................................................................... 150
9.2.5 Configuring Remote Alarm Host................................................................................................... 150
9.2.6 Configuring Multicast ................................................................................................................... 151
9.2.7 Configuring RTSP ......................................................................................................................... 152
9.2.8 Configuring Server and HTTP Ports ............................................................................................. 152
9.2.9 Configuring Email ......................................................................................................................... 153
9.2.10 Configuring UPnP ....................................................................................................................... 154
9.3 Checking Network Traffic ........................................................................................................................ 156
9.4 Configuring Network Detection ............................................................................................................... 157
9.4.1 Testing Network Delay and Packet Loss ....................................................................................... 157
9.4.2 Exporting Network Packet ............................................................................................................ 157
9.4.3 Checking the network status.......................................................................................................... 158
9.4.4 Checking Network Statistics ......................................................................................................... 159
C H A P T E R 1 0 .................................................................................................................................................. 161
HDD Management ................................................................................................................................................ 161
10.1 Initializing HDDs ................................................................................................................................... 162
10.2 Managing Network HDD ....................................................................................................................... 164
10.3 Managing eSATA ................................................................................................................................... 167
10.4 Managing HDD Group ........................................................................................................................... 168
10.4.1 Setting HDD Groups ................................................................................................................... 168
10.4.2 Setting HDD Property ................................................................................................................. 169
10.5 Configuring Quota Mode ....................................................................................................................... 171
10.6 Checking HDD Status ............................................................................................................................ 173
10.7 HDD Detection ...................................................................................................................................... 175
10.8 Configuring HDD Error Alarms ............................................................................................................. 177
C H A P T E R 11 ................................................................................................................................................... 178
Camera Settings .................................................................................................................................................... 178
11.1 Configuring OSD Settings...................................................................................................................... 179
11.2 Configuring Privacy Mask ..................................................................................................................... 180
11.3 Configuring Video Parameters ............................................................................................................... 182
C H A P T E R 1 2 .................................................................................................................................................. 183
NVR Management and Maintenance .................................................................................................................. 183
12.1 Viewing System Information.................................................................................................................. 184
12.1.1 Viewing Device Information ....................................................................................................... 184
12.1.2 Viewing Camera Information ...................................................................................................... 184
12.1.3 Viewing Record Information....................................................................................................... 185
12.1.4 Viewing Alarm Information ........................................................................................................ 186
12.1.5 Viewing Network Information .................................................................................................... 186
12.1.6 Viewing HDD Information ......................................................................................................... 187
12.2 Searching & Export Log Files ................................................................................................................ 188
12.3 Importing/Exporting Configuration Files ............................................................................................... 191
12.4 Upgrading System .................................................................................................................................. 192
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12.4.1 Upgrading by Local Backup Device ........................................................................................... 192
12.4.2 Upgrading by FTP ....................................................................................................................... 192
12.5 Restoring Default Settings ..................................................................................................................... 194
C H A P T E R 1 3 .................................................................................................................................................. 195
Others .................................................................................................................................................................... 195
13.1 Configuring RS-232 Serial Port ............................................................................................................. 196
13.2 Configuring General Settings ................................................................................................................. 197
13.3 Configuring DST Settings ...................................................................................................................... 198
13.4 Configuring More Settings for Device Parameters ................................................................................ 199
13.5 Managing User Accounts ....................................................................................................................... 200
13.5.1 Adding a User ............................................................................................................................. 200
13.5.2 Deleting a User ............................................................................................................................ 202
13.5.3 Editing a User.............................................................................................................................. 203
C H A P T E R 1 4 .................................................................................................................................................. 204
Appendix ................................................................................................................................................................ 204
Glossary ......................................................................................................................................................... 205
FAQ................................................................................................................................................................ 206
List of compatible IP cameras .......................................................................................... 错误!未定义书签。
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C HAPTE R 1
Introduction
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1.1 Front Panel
Figure 1. 1 DS-9600NI-ST
Figure 1. 2 DS-8600NI-ST
No.
Name
ALARM
READY
Function Description
Alarm indicator turns red when a sensor alarm is detected.
Ready indicator is normally blue, indicating that the device is functioning
properly.
Status indicator turns blue when device is controlled by an IR remote.
STATUS
Indicator turns red when controlled by a keyboard and purple when IR
remote and keyboard is used at the same time.
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HDD
MODEM
TX/RX
HDD indicator blinks red when data is being read from or written to HDD.
Reserved for future usage.
TX/RX indictor blinks blue when network connection is functioning
properly.
Guard indicator turns blue when the device is in armed status; at this time,
an alarm is enabled when an event is detected.
GUARD
The indicator turns off when the device is unarmed. The arm/disarm status
can be changed by pressing and holding on the ESC button for more than 3
seconds in live view mode.
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3
4
IR Receiver
Front Panel Lock
Receiver for IR remote
You can lock or unlock the panel by the key.
(for DS-9600NI-ST series)
DVD-R/W
Slot for DVD-R/W.
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Switch to the corresponding channel in Live view or PTZ Control mode.
Input numbers and characters in Edit mode.
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Alphanumeric Buttons
Switch between different channels in All-day Playback mode.
The light of the button is blue when the corresponding channel is
recording; it is red when the channel is in network transmission status; it is
pink when the channel is recording and transmitting.
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USB Interfaces
Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports for additional devices such as USB
mouse and USB Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
Back to the previous menu.
ESC
Press for Arming/disarming the device in Live View mode.
Enter the Manual Record setting menu.
REC/SHOT
In PTZ control settings, press the button and then you can call a PTZ preset
by pressing Numeric button.
It is also used to turn audio on/off in the Playback mode.
The button is used to enter the All-day Playback mode.
PLAY/AUTO
ZOOM+
It is also used to auto scan in the PTZ Control menu.
Zoom in the PTZ camera in the PTZ Control setting.
Adjust focus in the PTZ Control menu.
A/FOCUS+
It is also used to switch between input methods (upper and lowercase
alphabet, symbols and numeric input).
Edit text fields. When editing text fields, it will also function as a
Backspace button to delete the character in front of the cursor.
On checkbox fields, pressing the button will tick the checkbox.
EDIT/IRIS+
In PTZ Control mode, the button adjusts the iris of the camera.
In Playback mode, it can be used to generate video clips for backup.
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Enter/exit the folder of USB device and eSATA HDD.
Switch between main and spot output.
MAIN/SPOT/ZOOM-
In PTZ Control mode, it can be used to zoom out the image.
Select all items on the list when used in a list field.
F1/ LIGHT
In PTZ Control mode, it will turn on/off PTZ light (if applicable).
In Playback mode, it is used to switch between play and reverse play.
Cycle through tab pages.
F2/ AUX
In synchronous playback mode, it is used to switch between channels.
Press the button will help you return to the Main menu (after successful
login).
Press and hold the button for 5 seconds will turn off audible key beep.
MENU/WIPER
In PTZ Control mode, the MENU/WIPER button will start wiper (if
applicable).
In Playback mode, it is used to show/hide the control interface.
Switch between single screen and multi-screen mode.
PREV/FOCUS-
In PTZ Control mode, it is used to adjust the focus in conjunction with the
A/FOCUS+ button.
PTZ/IRIS-
Enter the PTZ Control mode.
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In the PTZ Control mode, it is used to adjust the iris of the PTZ camera.
The DIRECTION buttons are used to navigate between different fields
and items in menus.
In the Playback mode, the Up and Down button is used to speed up and
DIRECTION
slow down recorded video. The Left and Right button will select the next
and previous record files .
In Live View mode, these buttons can be used to cycle through channels.
In PTZ control mode, it can control the movement of the PTZ camera.
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The ENTER button is used to confirm selection in any of the menu modes.
It can also be used to tick checkbox fields.
ENTER
In Playback mode, it can be used to play or pause the video.
In single-frame Playback mode, pressing the button will advance the video
by a single frame.
In Auto-switch mode, it can be used to stop /start auto switch.
Move the active selection in a menu. It will move the selection up and
down.
In Live View mode, it can be used to cycle through different channels.
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JOG SHUTTLE Control
In the Playback mode: For DS-9600NI-ST series, the ring is used to jump
30s forward/backward in video files. For DS-8600NI-ST series, the outer
ring is used to speed up or slow down the record files and the inner ring is
used to jump 30s forward/backward in records files.
In PTZ control mode, it can control the movement of the PTZ camera.
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POWER ON/OFF
Power on/off switch.
Figure 1. 3 DS-7700NI-ST/SP
No.
Name
Function Description
POWER: the POWER indicator turns green when NVR is
powered up.
READY: The indicator light is green when the device is
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Status Indicators
running normally.
STATUS: 1.The light is green when the IR remote control is
enabled; 2.The light is red when the function of the composite
keys (SHIFT) are used; 3. The light is out when none of the
above condition is met/
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No.
Name
Function Description
ALARM: the light is red when there is an alarm occurring.
HDD: the indicator flickers red when HDD is reading/writing.
Tx/Rx: TX/RX indicator flickers green when network
connection is functioning normally.
Switch between the numeric or letter input and functions of the
SHIFT
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DVD-R/W
composite keys. (Input letter or numbers when the light is out;
Realize functions when the light is red.)
Slot for DVD-R/W.
Directional buttons:
In menu mode, the direction buttons are used to navigate
between different fields and items and select setting
parameters.
In playback mode, the Up and Down buttons are used to speed
up and slow down record playing, and the Left and Right
buttons are used to move the recording 30s forwards or
backwards.
In the image setting interface, the up and down button can
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Control Buttons
adjust the level bar of the image parameters.
In live view mode, these buttons can be used to switch
channels.
Enter:
The Enter button is used to confirm selection in menu mode; or
used to check checkbox fields and ON/OFF switch.
In playback mode, it can be used to play or pause the video.
In single-frame play mode, pressing the Enter button will play
the video by a single frame.
And in auto sequence view mode, the buttons can be used to
pause or resume auto sequence.
Enter numeral “1”;
1/MENU:
Access the main menu interface.
Enter numeral “2”;
Enter letters “ABC”;
2/ABC/F1:
The F1 button when used in a list field will select all items in
the list.
In PTZ Control mode, it will turn on/off PTZ light and when
the image is zoomed in, the key is used to zoom out.
Composite
Enter numeral “3”;
Keys
4
Enter letters “DEF”;
3/DEF/F2:
The F2 button is used to change the tab pages.
In PTZ control mode, it zooms in the image.
Enter numeral “4”;
4/GHI/ESC:
Enter letters “GHI”;
Exit and back to the previous menu.
5/JKL/EDIT:
Enter numeral “5”;
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No.
Name
Function Description
Enter letters “JKL”;
Delete characters before cursor;
Check the checkbox and select the ON/OFF switch;
Start/stop record clipping in playback.
Enter numeral “6”;
6/MNO/PLAY:
Enter letters “MNO”;
Playback, for direct access to playback interface.
Enter numeral “7”;
7/PQRS/REC:
Enter letters “PQRS”;
Open the manual record interface.
Enter numeral “8”;
8/TUV/PTZ:
Enter letters “TUV”;
Access PTZ control interface.
9/WXYZ/PREV:
Enter numeral “9”;
Enter letters “WXYZ”;
Multi-channel display in live view.
Enter numeral “0”;
Shift the input methods in the editing text field. (Upper and
0/A:
lowercase, alphabet, symbols or numeric input).
Double press the button to switch the main and auxiliary
output.
Move the active selection in a menu. It will move the selection
up and down.
In Live View mode, it can be used to cycle through different
channels.
In the Playback mode: For DS-9600NI-ST series, the ring is
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JOG SHUTTLE Control
used to jump 30s forward/backward in video files. For
DS-8600NI-ST series, the outer ring is used to speed up or
slow down the record files and the inner ring is used to jump
30s forward/backward in records files.
In PTZ control mode, it can control the movement of the PTZ
camera.
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POWER ON/OFF
7
USB Interfaces
Power on/off switch.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports for additional devices such
as USB mouse and USB Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
Figure 1. 4 DS-7600NI-ST/SP
No.
Name
Function Description
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1
USB Interface
Connects USB mouse or USE flash memory devices.
POWER: the POWER indicator turns green when NVR is
powered up.
READY: The indicator light is green when the device is
running normally.
STATUS: 1.The light is green when the IR remote control is
Status Indicators
2
enabled; 2.The light is red when the function of the composite
keys (SHIFT) are used; 3. The light is out when none of the
above condition is met/
ALARM: the light is red when there is an alarm occurring.
HDD: the indicator flickers red when HDD is reading/writing.
Tx/Rx: TX/RX indicator flickers green when network
connection is functioning normally.
Switch between the numeric or letter input and functions of the
3
SHIFT
composite keys. (Input letter or numbers when the light is out;
Realize functions when the light is red.)
Enter numeral “1”;
1/MENU:
Access the main menu interface.
Enter numeral “2”;
Enter letters “ABC”;
2/ABC/F1:
The F1 button when used in a list field will select all items in
the list.
In PTZ Control mode, it will turn on/off PTZ light and when
the image is zoomed in, the key is used to zoom out.
Enter numeral “3”;
Enter letters “DEF”;
3/DEF/F2:
The F2 button is used to change the tab pages.
In PTZ control mode, it zooms in the image.
Enter numeral “4”;
4/GHI/ESC:
Composite
Enter letters “GHI”;
Exit and back to the previous menu.
Keys
Enter numeral “5”;
Enter letters “JKL”;
4
5/JKL/EDIT:
Delete characters before cursor;
Check the checkbox and select the ON/OFF switch;
Start/stop record clipping in playback.
Enter numeral “6”;
6/MNO/PLAY:
Enter letters “MNO”;
Playback, for direct access to playback interface.
Enter numeral “7”;
7/PQRS/REC:
Enter letters “PQRS”;
Open the manual record interface.
Enter numeral “8”;
8/TUV/PTZ:
Enter letters “TUV”;
Access PTZ control interface.
9/WXYZ/PREV:
Enter numeral “9”;
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Enter letters “WXYZ”;
Multi-channel display in live view.
Enter numeral “0”;
Shift the input methods in the editing text field. (Upper and
0/A:
lowercase, alphabet, symbols or numeric input).
Double press the button to switch the main and auxiliary
output.
Directional buttons:
In menu mode, the direction buttons are used to navigate
between different fields and items and select setting
parameters.
In playback mode, the Up and Down buttons are used to speed
up and slow down record playing, and the Left and Right
buttons are used to move the recording 30s forwards or
backwards.
In the image setting interface, the up and down button can
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Control Buttons
adjust the level bar of the image parameters.
In live view mode, these buttons can be used to switch
channels.
Enter:
The Enter button is used to confirm selection in menu mode; or
used to check checkbox fields and ON/OFF switch.
In playback mode, it can be used to play or pause the video.
In single-frame play mode, pressing the Enter button will play
the video by a single frame.
And in auto sequence view mode, the buttons can be used to
pause or resume auto sequence.
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1.2 IR Remote Control Operations
The NVR may also be controlled with the included IR remote control, shown in Figure 1. 5
Note: Batteries (2×AAA) must be installed before operation.
Figure 1. 5 Remote Control
The keys on the remote control closely resemble the ones on the front panel. See Table 1.1.
Table1.1 Description of the IR Remote Control Buttons
No.
Name
Description
1
POWER
Power on/off the device.
2
DEV
Enables/Disables Remote Control.
3
Alphanumeric Buttons:
Same as Alphanumeric buttons on front panel.
4
EDIT Button
Same as EDIT/IRIS+ button on front panel.
5
A Button
Same as A/FOCUS+ button on front panel.
6
REC Button
Same as REC/SHOT button on front panel.
7
PLAY Button
Same as the PLAY/AUTO button on front panel.
8
INFO Button
Reserved.
9
VOIP Button
Same as the MAIN/SPOT/ZOOM- button on front panel.
10
MENU Button
Same as the MENU/WIPER button on front panel.
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11
PREV Button
Same as the PREV/FOCUS- button on front panel.
12
DIRECTION/ENTER
Same as the DIRECTION/ENTER buttons on front panel.
Buttons
13
PTZ Button
Same as the PTZ/IRIS- button on front panel.
14
ESC Button
Same as the ESC button on front panel.
15
RESERVED
Reserved for future usage.
16
F1 Button
Same as the F1/LIGHT button on front panel.
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PTZControl Buttons
Buttons to adjust the iris, focus and zoom of a PTZ camera.
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F2 Button
Same as the F2/AUX button on front panel.
Troubleshooting Remote Control:
Note: Make sure you have installed batteries properly in the remote control. And you have to aim the remote control
at the IR receiver in the front panel.
If there is no response after you press any button on the remote, follow the procedure below to troubleshoot.
Steps:
1.
Go to Menu > Settings > General > More Settings by operating the front control panel or the mouse.
2.
Check and remember NVR ID#. The default ID# is 255. This ID# is valid for all the IR remote controls.
3.
Press the DEV button on the remote control.
4.
Enter the NVR ID# you set in step 2.
5.
Press the ENTER button on the remote.
If the Status indicator on the front panel turns blue, the remote control is operating properly. If the Status indicator
does not turn blue and there is still no response from the remote, please check the following:
1.
Batteries are installed correctly and the polarities of the batteries are not reversed.
2.
Batteries are fresh and not out of charge.
3.
IR receiver is not obstructed.
If the remote still can’t function properly, please change a remote and try again, or contact the device provider.
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1.3 USB Mouse Operation
A regular 3-button (Left/Right/Scroll-wheel) USB mouse can also be used with this NVR. To use a USB mouse:
1.
Plug USB mouse into one of the USB interfaces on the front panel of the NVR.
2.
The mouse should automatically be detected. If in a rare case that the mouse is not detected, the possible
reason may be that the two devices are not compatible, please refer to the recommended the device list from
your provider.
The operation of the mouse:
Table 1.2Description of the Mouse Control
Name
Action
Description
Single-Click
Live view: Select channel and show the quick set menu.
Menu: Select and enter.
Left-Click
Double-Click
Live view: Switch between single-screen and multi-screen.
Click and Drag
PTZ control: pan, tilt and zoom.
Tamper-proof, privacy mask and motion detection: Select target area.
Digital zoom-in: Drag and select target area.
Live view: Drag channel/time bar.
Right-Click
Single-Click
Live view: Show menu.
Menu: Exit current menu to upper level menu.
Scroll-Wheel
Scrolling up
Live view: Previous screen.
Menu: Previous item.
Scrolling down
Live view: Next screen.
Menu: Next item.
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1.4 Input Method Description
Figure 1.6 Soft Keyboard
Description of the buttons on the soft keyboard:
Table 1.3 Description of the Soft Keyboard Icons
Icons
Description
English
Numbers
Lowercase/Uppercase
Space
Exit
Icons
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Description
Capital English
Symbols
Backspace
Enter
1.5 Rear Panel
Figure 1. 7 DS-9600NI-ST
Figure 1. 8 DS-8600NI-ST
Figure 1. 9 DS-7700NI-ST
No.
Item
Description
1
VIDEO OUT
BNC connector for video output.
CVBS AUDIO OUT
RCA connector for audio output. This connector is synchronized with
2
CVBS video output.
VGA AUDIO OUT
RCA connector for audio output. This connector is synchronized with
VGA video output.
3
LINE IN
BNC connector for audio input.
4
RS-232 Interface
Connector for RS-232 devices.
5
VGA
DB9 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
6
HDMI
HDMI video output connector.
7
eSATA (Optional)
Connects external SATA HDD, CD/DVD-RM.
8
LAN Interface
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network).
1 LAN interface provided for DS-7700/8600NI-ST and 2 LAN interfaces
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for DS-9600NI-ST.
Termination Switch
9
RS-485 termination switch.
Up position is not terminated.
Down position is terminated with 120Ω resistance.
RS-485 Interface
Connector for RS-485 devices. T+ and T- pins connects to R+ and Rpins of PTZ receiver respectively.
Controller Port
D+, D- pin connects to Ta, Tb pin of controller. For cascading devices,
the first NVR’s D+, D- pin should be connected with the D+, D- pin of
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the next NVR.
ALARM IN
Connector for alarm input.
ALARM OUT
Connector for alarm output.
11
GROUND
Ground(needs to be connected when NVR starts up).
12
AC 100V ~ 240V
AC 100V ~ 240V power supply.
13
POWER
Switch for turning on/off the device.
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USB interface
Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports for additional devices such as USB
mouse and USB Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
Figure 1. 10 DS-7700NI-SP
No.
Item
1
VIDEO OUT
BNC connector for video output.
CVBS AUDIO OUT
BNC connector for audio output. This connector is synchronized with
2
Description
CVBS video output.
VGA AUDIO OUT
BNC connector for audio output. This connector is synchronized with
VGA video output.
3
LINE IN
BNC connector for audio input.
4
RS-232 Interface
Connector for RS-232 devices.
5
VGA
DB9 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
6
HDMI
HDMI video output connector.
7
eSATA (Optional)
Connects external SATA HDD, CD/DVD-RM.
8
LAN Interface
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network).
1 LAN interface provided for DS-8600NI-ST and 2 LAN interfaces for
DS-9600NI-ST.
9
Termination Switch
RS-485 termination switch.
Up position shows the RS-485 is not terminated.
Down position shows the RS-485 is terminated with 120Ω resistance.
RS-485 Interface
Connector for RS-485 devices. T+ and T- pins connects to R+ and Rpins of PTZ receiver respectively.
D+, D- pin connects to Ta, Tb pin of controller. For cascading devices,
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Controller Port
the first NVR’s D+, D- pin should be connected with the D+, D- pin of
the next NVR.
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ALARM IN
Connector for alarm input.
ALARM OUT
Connector for alarm output.
11
GROUND
Ground (needs to be connected when NVR starts up).
12
AC 100V ~ 240V
AC 100V ~ 240V power supply.
13
POWER
Switch for turning on/off the device.
14
USB interface
Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports for additional devices such as USB
mouse and USB Hard Disk Drive (HDD).
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Network Interfaces with
Network interface for the cameras and to provide power over Ethernet.
PoE function
Figure 1.11 DS-7600NI-ST
No.
Item
Description
1
VIDEO OUT
BNC connector for video output.
AUDIO OUT
BNC connector for audio output.
3
AUDIO IN
BNC connector for audio input. (Also for voice talk)
4
RS-232 Interface
Connector for RS-232 devices.
5
VGA
DB9 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
6
HDMI
HDMI video output connector.
7
USB
Connects USB disks and devices.
8
LAN Interface
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network).
RS-485 Interface
Connector for RS-485 devices. T+ and T- pins connect to R+ and R- pins of
2
9
PTZ receiver respectively.
ALARM IN
Connector for alarm input.
ALARM OUT
Connector for alarm output.
10
Power Supply
12VDC power supply.
11
Power Switch
Switch for turning on/off the device.
Figure 1. 12 DS-7600NI-SP
No.
Item
1
Network
Description
Interfaces
Network interface for the cameras and to provide power over Ethernet.
with PoE function
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2
VIDEO OUT
BNC connector for video output.
3
AUDIO OUT
BNC connector for audio output.
4
AUDIO IN
BNC connector for audio input. (Also for voice talk)
5
RS-232 Interface
Connector for RS-232 devices.
6
VGA
DB9 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
7
HDMI
HDMI video output connector.
8
LAN Interface
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network).
RS-485 Interface
Connector for RS-485 devices. T+ and T- pins connect to R+ and R- pins of
9
PTZ receiver respectively.
ALARM IN
Connector for alarm input.
ALARM OUT
Connector for alarm output.
10
Power Supply
12VDC power supply.
11
Power Switch
Switch for turning on/off the device.
12
USB
Connects USB disks and devices.
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1.6 Starting Up and Shutting Down the NVR
Purpose:
Proper startup and shutdown procedures are crucial to expanding the life of the NVR.
Before you start:
Check that the voltage of the extra power supply is the same with the NVR’s requirement, and the ground connection
is working properly.
Starting up the NVR:
Steps:
1.
Check the power supply is plugged into an electrical outlet. It is HIGHLY recommended that an
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) be used in conjunction with the device. The Power indicator LED on
the front panel should be red, indicating the device gets the power supply.
2.
Press the POWER button on the front panel. The Power indicator LED should turn blue indicating that the
unit begins to start up.
3.
After startup, the Power indicator LED remains blue. A splash screen with the status of the HDD appears on
the monitor. The row of icons at the bottom of the screen shows the HDD status. ‘X’ means that the HDD is
not installed or cannot be detected.
Shutting down the NVR
Steps:
There are two proper ways to shut down the NVR. To shut down the NVR:
• OPTION 1: Standard shutdown
1.
Enter the Shutdown menu.
Menu > Shutdown
Figure 1.13 Shutdown Menu
2.
Click the Shutdown button.
3.
Click the Yes button.
• OPTION 2: By operating the front panel
1.
Press and hold the POWER button on the front panel for 3 seconds.
2.
Enter the administrator’s username and password in the dialog box for authentication.
3.
Click the Yes button.
Note: Do not press the POWER button again when the system is shutting down.
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Rebooting the NVR
In the Shutdown menu, you can also reboot the NVR.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Shutdown menu by clicking Menu > Shutdown.
2.
Click the Logout button to lock the NVR or the Reboot button to reboot the NVR.
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C HAPTE R 2
Getting Started
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2.1 Using the Wizard for basic configuration
By default, the Setup Wizard starts once the NVR has loaded, as shown in Figure 2.1.
Figure 2.1 Start Wizard Interface
Operating the Setup Wizard:
1.
The Setup Wizard can walk you through some important settings of the NVR. If you don’t want to use the
Setup Wizard at that moment, click the Cancel button. You can also choose to use the Setup Wizard next
time by leaving the “Start wizard when the device starts?” checkbox checked.
2.
Click Next button on the Wizard window to enter the Login window, as shown in Figure 2.2.
Figure 2.2 Login Window
3.
Enter the admin password. By default, the password is 12345.
4.
To change the admin password, check the New Admin Password checkbox. Enter the new password and
confirm the password in the given fields.
5.
Click the Next button to enter the date and time settings window, as shown in Figure 2.3.
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Figure 2.3 Date and Time Settings
6.
After the time settings, click Next button which takes you back to the Network Setup Wizard window, as
shown in Figure 2.4.
DS-9600NI-ST
DS-8600/7700/7600NI-ST
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DS-7700/7600NI-SP
Figure 2.4 Network Configuration
Note: Dual-NIC is only supported in DS-9600NI-ST device. And for DS-7700/7600NI-SP series NVR, the internal
NIC IPv4 address should be configured for the cameras connecting to the PoE network interface of the NVR.
7.
Click Next button after you configured the network parameters, which takes you to the HDD Management
window, shown in Figure 2.5.
Figure 2.5 HDD Management
8.
To initialize the HDD, click the Init button. Initialization removes all the data saved in the HDD.
9.
10.
Click Next button. You enter the Adding IP Camera interface.
Click Search to find online IP Camera. Select the IP camera to be added, and click the Add button.
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Figure 2.6 Search for IP Cameras
11.
Click Next button. Configure the recording for the searched IP Cameras.
Figure 2. 7 Record Settings
12.
Click Copy to copy the settings to other channels, as shown in Figure 2.8.
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Figure 2.8 Copy Record Settings
13.
Click OK to complete the startup Setup Wizard.
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2.2 Adding and Connecting the IP Cameras
2.2.1 Adding the on-line IP cameras
Purpose:
The main function of the NVR is to connect the network cameras and record the video got from it. So before you can
get a live view or record of the video, you should add the network cameras to the connection list of the device.
Before you start:
Ensure the network connection is valid and correct. For detailed checking and configuring of the network, please see
Chapter 9.3 Checking Network Traffic and Chapter 9.4 Configuring Network Detection.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Camera Management interface.
Main menu> Camera> Camera
Figure 2.9 Main Menu
2.
To add the online cameras with same network segment:
1)
Click Search to search the online cameras.
Figure 2.10 Camera Settings Interface
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3.
2)
Check the checkbox of certain cameras to be added.
3)
Click Quick Add to add the camera.
To add other IP cameras:
1)
On the left side of the interface, you can enter the IP address, protocol, management port, user name,
password and other information of the IP camera to be added.
2)
Click Add to add the camera.
Note: If you check the Synchronize IP Camera checkbox, the default settings of the NVR for the IP
camera is applied to the added camera.
2.2.2 Editing the connected IP cameras and Configuring
Customized Protocols
After the adding of the IP cameras, the basic information of the camera lists in the page, you can configure the basic
setting of the IP cameras.
Steps:
1.
Click the
icon to edit the parameters; you can edit the IP address, protocol and other parameters.
Figure 2. 11 Edit the Parameters
2.
Click apply to save the settings and click OK to exit the editing interface.
To edit more parameters:
1.
Click the Advance Set icon.
Figure 2. 12 Network Configuration of the Camera
2.
You can edit the network information and the password of the camera.
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Figure 2. 13 Password Configuration of the Camera
3.
Click Apply to save the settings and click OK to exit the interface.
Explanation of the icons:
Edit basic parameters of the camera
Delete the IP camera
Get the live view of the camera
Configuring the customized protocols
Purpose: To connect the network cameras which are not configured with the standard protocols, you can
configure the customized protocols for them.
Steps:
1.
Click the
button to enter the protocol management interface.
Figure 2.14 Protocol Management Interface
There are 10 customized protocols provided in the system, you can edit the protocol name; and choose
whether to enable the sub-stream.
2.
Choose the protocol type of transmission and choose the transfer protocols.
Note: The protocol type and the transfer protocols must be supported by the connected network camera.
After adding the customized protocols, you can see the protocol name is listed in the dropdown list,
please refer to Figure 2. 15.
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Figure 2. 15 Protocol Setting
3.
Choose the protocols you just added to validate the connection of the network camera.
2.2.3 Editing IP cameras connected to the PoE interfaces (Only
for DS-7600/7700NI-SP series NVR)
The PoE interfaces enables the NVR system to pass electrical power safely, along with data, on Ethernet cabling to
the connected network cameras.
The DS-7600/7700NI-SP series NVR provides 8 PoE interfaces which can connect to 8 network cameras directly;
and if you disable the PoE interface, you can also connect to the online network cameras. And the PoE interface
supports the Plug-and-Play function.
Example:
As for 7608/7708NI-SP NVR, when you want to connect 2 online cameras and connect 6 network cameras via PoE
interfaces, you must disable 2 PoE interface in the Edit IP camera panel.
To add Cameras for NVR supporting PoE function:
Before you start:
Connect the network cameras via the PoE interfaces.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Camera Management interface.
Main menu> Camera> Camera
You can see the connected cameras are listed.
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Figure 2. 16 List of Connected Cameras
Note: The cameras connecting to the PoE interface cannot be deleted in this menu.
Click the Edit button.
Figure 2. 17 Edit IP Camera Interface
Note: Plug-and-Play means that the camera is connected to the PoE interface, so in this case, the parameters of
the camera can’t be edited. The IP address of the camera can only be edited in the Network Configuration
interface, see Chapter 9.1 Configuring General Settings for detailed information.
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C HAPTE R 3
Live View
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3.1 Introduction of Live View
Live view shows you the video image getting from each camera in real time. The NVR automatically enters Live
View mode when powered on. It is also at the very top of the menu hierarchy, thus pressing the ESC many times
(depending on which menu you’re on) brings you to the Live View mode.
Live View Icons
In the live view mode, there are icons at the right top of the screen for each channel, showing the status of the record
and alarm in the channel, so that you can know whether the channel is recorded, or whether there are alarms occur as
soon as possible.
Table 3.1Description of Live View Icons
Icons
Description
Alarm (video loss, tampering, motion detection or sensor alarm)
Record (manual record, schedule record, motion detection or alarm triggered record)
Alarm & Record
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3.2 Operations in Live View Mode
In live view mode, there are many functions provided. The functions are listed below.
•
•
•
Single Screen: showing only one screen on the monitor.
Multi-screen: showing multiple screens on the monitor simultaneously.
Auto-switch: the screen is auto switched to the next one. And you must set the dwell time for each screen on
the configuration menu before enabling the auto-switch.
Menu>Configuration>Live View>Dwell Time.
•
•
All-day Playback: playback the recorded videos for current day.
Aux/Main output switch: the NVR checks the connection of the output interfaces to define the main and
auxiliary output interfaces. The priority level for the main and aux output is HDMI>VGA>CVBS. This means
if the HDMI is used, it will be the main output. If the HDMI is not used, the VGA output will be the main
output. See the table below.
Table 3.2Priorities of Interfaces
HDMI
VGA
CVBS
Main output
Auxiliary
output
1
√
√
√
HDMI
VGA
2
√
×
√
HDMI
CVBS
3
×
√
√
VGA
CVBS
4
×
×
√
CVBS

√ means the interface is in use, ×means the interface is out of use or the connection is invalid. And the HDMI,
VGA and CVBScan be used at the same time.
When the aux output is enabled, the main output can’t do any operation, and you can do some basic operation on the
live view mode for the Aux output.
Note:For DS-7600NI-ST/SP, there is only one audio output, the VGA output has a higher priority over CVBS
output. When you enable the audio in both the CVBS and VGA audio output, the audio from the audio out interface
is for VGA.
3.2.1 Front Panel Operation on Live View
Table 3.3 Front Panel Operation in Live View
Functions
Front Panel Operation
Show single screen
Press the corresponding Alphanumeric button. E.g. Press 2 to display only the screen for
channel 2.
Show multi-screen
Press the PREV/FOCUS- button.
Manually
Next screen: right/down direction button.
switch
screens
Previous screen: left/up direction button.
Auto-switch
Press Enter button.
All-day playback
Press Play button.
Switch between main
Press Main/Aux button.
and aux output
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3.2.2 Using the Mouse in Live View
Table 3.4 Mouse Operation in Live View
Name
Description
Menu
Enter the main menu of the system by right clicking the mouse.
Single Screen
Switch to the single full screen by choosing channel number from the dropdown list.
Multi-screen
Adjust the screen layout by choosing from the dropdown list.
Previous Screen
Switch to the previous screen.
Next Screen
Switch to the next screen.
Start/Stop Auto-switch
Enable/disable the auto-switch of the screens.
Start Recording
Start normal recording or motion detection recording of all channels.
All-day Playback
Playback the video of the selected channel.
Aux Monitor
Switch to the auxiliary output mode and the operation for the main output is disabled.
Note: The dwell time of the live view configuration must be set before using Start Auto-switch.
Note: If you enter Aux monitor mode and the Aux monitor is not connected, the mouse operation is disabled; you
need to switch back to the Main output with the MAIN/AUX button on the front panel or remote.
Note: If the corresponding camera supports intelligent function, the Reboot Intelligence option is included when
right-clicking mouse on this camera.
Figure 3.1 Right-click Menu
3.2.3 Using an Auxiliary Monitor
Certain features of the Live View are also available while in an Aux monitor. These features include:
• Single Screen: Switch to a full screen display of the selected camera. Camera can be selected from a
dropdown list.
• Multi-screen: Switch between different display layout options. Layout options can be selected from a
dropdown list.
• Next Screen: When displaying less than the maximum number of cameras in Live View, clicking this
feature will switch to the next set of displays.
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• Playback: Enter into Playback mode.
• PTZ: Enter PTZ Control mode.
• Main Monitor: Enter Main operation mode.
Note: In the live view mode of the main output monitor, the menu operation is not available while Aux output
mode is enabled.
3.2.4 Quick Setting Toolbar in Live View Mode
On the screen of each channel, there is a quick setting toolbar which shows when you single click the mouse in the
corresponding screen.
Figure 3.2 Quick Setting Toolbar
Table 3.5Description of Quick Setting Toolbar Icons
Icons
Description
Enable Manual
Record
Icons
Description
Instant Playback
Capture
PTZ Control
Image Settings
Close
Icons
/
Description
Mute/Audio on
Digital Zoom
Instant Playback only shows the record in last five minutes. If no record is found, it means there is no record
during the last five minutes.
Digital Zoom can zoom in the selected area to the full screen. You can left-click and draw to select the area to
zoom in, as shown in Figure 3.3.
Figure 3.3Digital Zoom
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Image Settings icon can be selected to enter the Image Settings menu.
Figure 3.4 Image Settings- Preset
You can also choose the Customize mode to set the image parameters like brightness, contrast, saturation and hue.
Click the Restore button to restore the previous settings.
Figure 3.5 Image Settings- Customize
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3.3 Adjusting Live View Settings
Purpose:
Live View settings can be customized according to different needs. You can configure the output interface, dwell
time for screen to be shown, mute or turning on the audio, the screen number for each channel, etc.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Live View Settings interface.
Menu> Configuration> Live View
Figure 3.6 Live View-General
The settings available in this menu include:
• Video Output Interface: Designates the output to configure the settings for. Outputs include HDMI
(depends on the model), VGA, Main CVBS and Spot Output.
Note: No CVBS spot out for DS-7600NI-ST/SP series NVR.
• Live View Mode: Designates the display mode to be used for Live View.
• Dwell Time: The time in seconds to dwell between switching of channels when enabling
auto-switch in Live View.
• Enable Audio Output: Enables/disables audio output for the selected video output.
• Event Output: Designates the output to show event video.
• Full Screen Monitoring Dwell Time: The time in seconds to show alarm event screen.
2.
Setting Cameras Order
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Figure 3.7 Live View- Camera Order
To set the camera order:
1)
Select View.
2)
Select the small window, and double-click on the channel number to display the channel on the
window.
You can click
button to start live view for all the channels and click
view.
3) Click the Apply button to save the setting.
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to stop all the live
3.4 Channel-zero Encoding
Purpose:
Sometimes you need to get a remote view of many channels in real time from web browser or CMS(Client
Management System) software, in order to decrease the bandwidth requirement without affecting the image quality,
channel-zero encoding is supported as an option for you.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Live View Settings interface.
Menu> Configuration> Live View
2.
Select the Channel-Zero Encoding tab.
Figure 3.8 Live View- Channel-Zero Encoding
3.
Check the checkbox after Enable Channel Zero Encoding.
4.
Configure the Frame Rate, Max. Bitrate Mode and Max. Bitrate.
After you set the Channel-Zero encoding, you can get a view in the remote client or IE browser of all the channels in
one screen.
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3.5 User Logout
Purpose:
After logging out, the monitor turns to the live view mode and if you want to do some operation, you need to enter
user name and password tog in again.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Shutdown menu.
Menu>Shutdown
Figure 3.9 Shutdown
2.
Click Logout.
Note: After you have logged out the system, menu operation on the screen is invalid. It is required to input a
user name and password to unlock the system.
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PTZ Controls
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4.1 Configuring PTZ Settings
Purpose:
Follow the procedure to set the parameters for PTZ. The configuring of the PTZ parameters should be done before
you control the PTZ camera.
Before you start:
Check that the PTZ and the NVR are connected properly through RS-485 interface.
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Settings interface.
Menu >Camera> PTZ
Figure 4.1 PTZ- General
2.
Choose the camera for PTZ setting in the Camera dropdown list.
3.
Enter the parameters of the PTZ camera.
Note: All the parameters should be exactly the same as the PTZ camera parameters.
Example: If the PTZ camera uses the protocol of Hikvision, you should select Hikvision in the PTZ
Protocol field.
4.
Click Copy if you want to configure same settings to other PTZ cameras.
5.
Click Apply button to save the settings.
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4.2 Setting PTZ Presets, Patrols & Patterns
Before you start:
Please make sure that the presets, patrols and patterns should be supported by PTZ protocols.
4.2.1 Customizing Presets
Purpose:
Follow the steps to set the Preset location which you want the PTZ camera to point to when an event takes place.
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Control interface.
Menu>Camera>PTZ>More Settings
Figure 4.2 PTZ- More Settings
2. Use the directional button to wheel the camera to the location where you want to set preset.
3. Click the round icon before Save Preset.
4. Click the preset number to save the preset.
Repeat the steps2-4 to save more presets. If the number of the presets you want to save is more than 17, you can click
[…] and choose the available numbers.
Figure 4.3 More Presets
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4.2.2 Calling Presets
Purpose:
This feature enables the camera to point to a specified position such as a window when an event takes place.
Call preset in the PTZ setting interface:
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Control interface.
Menu>Camera>PTZ>More Settings
2.
Check the round icon of Call Preset.
Figure 4.4 PTZ- Call Preset
3.
Choose the preset number.
Call preset in live view mode:
Steps:
1.
Press the PTZ button on the front panel or click the PTZ Control icon
the PTZ setting menu in live view mode.
Figure 4.5 PTZ Toolbar
2.
Choose Camera in the list on the menu.
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in the quick setting bar to enter
3.
Choose preset in the Preset list.
4.2.3 Customizing Patrols
Purpose:
Patrols can be set to move the PTZ to different key points and have it stay there for a set duration before moving on
to the next key point. The key points are corresponding to the presets. The presets can be set following the steps
above in Customizing Presets.
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Control interface.
Menu>Camera>PTZ>More Settings
2.
Select patrol number.
3.
Select the
under Patrol option box to add key points for the patrol.
Figure 4.6 PTZ- Add Key Point
4.
Configure key point parameters, such as the key point No., duration of staying for one key point and speed
of patrol. The key point is corresponding to the preset. The Key Point No. determines the order at which the
PTZ will follow while cycling through the patrol. The Duration refers to the time span to stay at the
corresponding key point. The Speed defines the speed at which the PTZ will move from one key point to the
next.
Figure 4.7Key point Configuration
5.
Click OK to save the key point to the patrol.
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Repeat the above steps to add more key points.
You can also delete all the key points by clicking the trash icon
Figure 4.8KeyPoints Deletion
4.2.4 Calling Patrols
Purpose:
Calling a patrol makes the PTZ to move according the predefined patrol path.
Calling patrol in the PTZ setting interface:
Steps:
1.
In the PTZ setting interface.
Menu> Camera> PTZ> More Settings
2.
Select the patrol number, and then click
3.
Click
to call the patrol.
to stop it.
Figure 4.9 Calling Patrol
Calling patrol in live view mode:
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Steps:
1.
Press PTZ control on the front panel or on the remote, or click PTZ Control icon
on the quick setting
toolbar, to show the PTZ control toolbar.
2.
Choose Patrol on the control bar.
3.
Click the patrol you want to call.
Figure 4.10 PTZ Toolbar- Patrol
4.2.5 Customizing Patterns
Purpose:
Patterns can be set by recording the movement of the PTZ. You can call the pattern to make the PTZ movement
according to the predefined path.
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Control interface.
Menu>Camera>PTZ>More Settings
2.
Choose pattern number in the option box.
Figure 4.11 PTZ- Pattern
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3.
Click
and use your mouse to drag the image or click the eight directional buttons in the control box
under the image to move the PTZ camera.
The movement of the PTZ is recorded as the pattern.
4.
Click
to save the pattern.
Repeat the above steps to save more patterns.
4.2.6 Calling Patterns
Purpose:
Follow the procedure to move the PTZ camera according to the predefined patterns.
Calling pattern in the PTZ setting interface
Steps:
1.
Enter the PTZ Control interface.
Menu>Camera>PTZ>More Settings
2.
Select the pattern number.
3.
Click
, then the PTZ moves according to the pattern. Click
to stop it.
Figure 4.12 PTZ- Calling Pattern
Call pattern in live view mode.
Steps:
1.
In the live view mode, press PTZ control on the front panel or on the remote control, or click PTZ Control
2.
icon
on the quick setting toolbar.
And then choose Pattern on the control bar.
3.
Click the pattern number you want to call.
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Figure 4.13 PTZ Toolbar- Pattern
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4.3 PTZ Control Toolbar
In the Live View mode, you can press the PTZ Control button on the front panel or on the remote control, or choose
the PTZ Control icon
to enter the PTZ toolbar.
Figure 4.14 PTZ Toolbar
Table 4.1 Description of the PTZ toolbar icons
Icon
Description
Icon
Description
Direction button and
Zoom+, Focus+,
the auto-cycle button
Iris+
The speed of the PTZ
Light on/off
movement
Image
3D-Zoom
Centralization
Icon
Description
Zoom-, Focus-, Iris-
Wiper on/off
Preset
Patrol
Pattern
Menu
Previous item
Next item
Start pattern/patrol
Stop the patrol or
Minimize
pattern movement
windows
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C HAPTE R 5
Record and Capture Settings
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5.1 Configuring Encoding Parameters
Purpose:
By configuring the encoding parameters you can define the parameters which affect the image quality, such as the
transmission stream type, the resolution and so on.
Before you start:
1.
Make sure that the HDD has already been installed. If not, please install a HDD and initialize it.
(Menu>HDD>General)
Figure 5.1 HDD- General
2.
Check the storage mode of the HDD
1)
Click Advanced to check the storage mode of the HDD.
2)
If the HDD mode is Quota, please set the maximum record capacity and maximum picture
capacity. For detailed information, see Chapter 10.5 Configuring Quota Mode.
3)
If the HDD mode is Group, you should set the HDD group. For detailed information, see
Chapter 5.8 Configuring HDD Group for Recording and Capture.
Figure 5.2 HDD- Advanced
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Steps:
1.
Enter the Record settings interface to configure the encoding parameters:
Menu>Record>Encoding
Figure 5.3 Record Encoding
2.
Encoding Parameters Setting for Recording
1)
Select Record tab page to configure. You can configure the stream type, the resolution, and other
parameters on your demand.
• Pre-record: The time you set to record before the scheduled time or event. For example, when an
alarm triggered the recording at 10:00, if you set the pre-record time as 5 seconds, the camera records
it at 9:59:55.
• Post-record: The time you set to record after the event or the scheduled time. For example, when an
alarm triggered the recording ends at 11:00, if you set the post-record time as 5 seconds, it records till
11:00:05.
• Expired Time: The expired time is the longest time for a record file to be kept in the HDD, if the
deadline is reached, the file will be deleted. You can set the expired time to 0, and then the file will
not be deleted. The actual keeping time for the file should be determined by the capacity of the HDD.
• Redundant Record/ Capture: Enabling redundant record or capture means you save the record and
captured picture in the redundant HDD. See Chapter 5.7 Configuring Redundant Recording and
Capture.
• Record Audio: Check the checkbox to enable or disable audio recording.
2)
Click Apply to save the settings.
Note: The redundant record/capture is to decide whether you want the camera to save the record files or
captured pictures in the redundant HDD. You must configure the redundant HDD in HDD settings. For
detailed information, see Chapter 10.4.2 Setting HDD Property.
3.
Encoding Parameters Settings for Sub-stream
1)
Enter the Sub-stream tab page.
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Figure 5. 4 Substream Encoding
2)
Configure the parameters of the camera.
3)
Click Apply to save the settings.
4.
Encoding Parameters Settings for Capture
1)
Select the Capture.
Figure 5.5 Capture Encoding
2)
Configure the parameters.
3)
Click Apply to save the settings.
4)
If the parameters can also be used to other channels, click Copy to copy the settings to other channels.
Note: The interval is the time period between two capturing actions. You can configure all the parameters on
this menu on your demand.
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5.2 Configuring Record/Capture Schedule
Purpose:
Set the record schedule, and then the camera automatically starts/stops recording according to the configured
schedule.
Note: In this chapter, we take the record schedule procedure as an example, and the same procedure can be applied to
configure schedule for both recording and capture. To schedule the automatic capture, you need to choose the
Capture tab in the Schedule interface.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Record Schedule interface.
Menu>Record/Capture>Schedule
2.
Configure Record Schedule
1)
Select Record/Capture Schedule.
Figure 5.6 Record Schedule
2)
3)
4)
Choose the camera you want to configure.
Select the check box after the Enable Schedule item.
There are two ways to edit the schedule.
Click Edit button or click on the color icon under the edit button and draw the schedule line on the
panel.
Edit the schedule:
I.
In the message box, you can choose the day to which you want to set schedule.
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Figure 5. 7 Recording Schedule Interface
You can click the
button to set the accurate time of the schedule.
II.
To schedule an all-day recording, check the checkbox after the All Day item.
Figure 5.8 Edit Schedule
III.
To arrange other schedule, leave the All Day checkbox blank and set the Start/End time.
Note: Up to 8 periods can be configured for each day. And the time periods can’t be overlapped each other.
Repeat the above edit schedule steps to schedule recording or capture for other days in the week. If the schedule can
also be applied to other days, click Copy.
Figure 5.9 Copy Schedule to Other Days
IV.
V.
Click OK to save setting and back to upper level menu.
Click Apply in the Record Schedule interface to save the settings.
Draw the schedule:
Click on the color icons, you can choose the schedule type as normal or event.
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Figure 5. 10 Draw the Schedule
Description of the color icons.
Figure 5. 11 Description of the color icons
Click the Apply button to validate the settings.
If the settings can also be used to other channels, click Copy, and then choose the channel to which you want to copy.
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Figure 5.12 Copy Schedule to Other Channels
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5.3 Configuring Motion Detection Record and
Capture
Purpose:
Follow the steps to set the motion detection parameters. In the live view mode, once a motion detection event takes
place, the NVR can analyze it and do many actions to handle it. Enabling motion detection function can trigger
certain channels to start recording, or trigger full screen monitoring, audio warning, notify the surveillance center
and so on. In this chapter, you can follow the steps to schedule a record which triggered by the detected motion.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Motion Detection interface.
Menu>Camera>Motion
Figure 5.13 Motion Detection
2.
Configure Motion Detection:
1)
Choose camera you want to configure.
2)
Check the checkbox after Enable Motion Detection.
3)
Drag and draw the area for motion detection by mouse. If you want to set the motion detection
for all the area shot by the camera, click Full Screen. To clear the motion detection area, click
Clear.
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Figure 5.14 Motion Detection- Mask
4)
Click Handling, and the message box for channel information pop up.
Figure 5.15 Motion Detection Handling
3.
5)
Select the channels which you want the motion detection event to trigger recording.
6)
Click Apply to save the settings.
7)
Click OK to back to the upper level menu.
8)
Exit the Motion Detection menu.
Edit the Motion Detection Record Schedule. For the detailed information of schedule configuration, see
Chapter 5.2 Configuring Record/Capture Schedule.
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5.4 Configuring Alarm Triggered Record and
Capture
Purpose:
Follow the procedure to configure alarm triggered recording or capture.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Alarm setting interface.
Menu> Configuration> Alarm
Figure 5.16 Alarm Settings
2.
Click Alarm Input.
Figure 5.17 Alarm Settings- Alarm Input
1)
Select Alarm Input number and configure alarm parameters.
2)
Choose N.O (normally open) or N.C (normally closed) for alarm type.
3)
Check the checkbox for Setting
4)
Click Handling.
.
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Figure 5.18 Alarm Handling
5)
Choose the alarm triggered recording channel.
6)
Check the checkbox
7)
Click Apply to save settings.
8)
Click OK to back to the upper level menu.
to select channel.
Repeat the above steps to configure other alarm input parameters.
If the setting can also be applied to other alarm inputs, click Copy and choose the alarm input number.
Figure 5.19 Copy Alarm Input
3.
Edit the Alarm triggered record in the Record/Capture Schedule setting interface. For the detailed
information of schedule configuration, see Chapter 5.2 Configuring Record/Capture Schedule.
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5.5 Manual Record and Continuous Capture
Purpose:
Follow the steps to set parameters for the manual record and continuous capture. Using manual record and
continuous capture, you need to manually cancel the record and capture. The manual recording and manual
continuous capture is prior to the scheduled recording and capture.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Manual settings interface.
Menu> Manual
Or press the REC/SHOT button on the front panel.
Figure 5.20 Manual Record
2.
3.
Enabling Manual Record
1)
Select Record on the left bar.
2)
Click the status button before camera number to change
to
.
Disable manual record.
Click the status button to change
Note: Green icon
to
.
means that the channel is configured the record schedule. After rebooting all the
manual records enabled are canceled.
4.
Enabling and disabling the continuous capture
1)
Select Continuous Capture on the left bar.
Figure 5.21 Continuous Capture
2)
Click the status button before camera number to change
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to
.
3)
Disable continuous capture.
4)
Click the status button to change
Note: Green icon
to
.
means that the channel is configured the capture schedule. After rebooting, all the continuous
capture will be canceled.
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5.6 Configuring Holiday Record and Capture
Purpose:
Follow the steps to configure the record or capture schedule on holiday for that year. You may want to have different
plan for recording and capture on holiday.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Record setting interface.
Menu>Record
2.
Choose Holiday on the left bar.
Figure 5.22 Holiday Settings
3.
Enable Edit Holiday schedule.
1)
Click
to enter the Edit interface.
Figure 5.23 Edit Holiday Settings
2)
Check the checkbox after Enable Holiday.
3)
Select Mode from the dropdown list.
There are three different modes for the date format to configure holiday schedule.
4)
Set the start and end date.
5)
Click Apply to save settings.
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6)
4.
Click OK to exit the Edit interface.
Enter Record/Capture Schedule settings interface to edit the holiday recording schedule. See Chapter 5.2
Configuring Record/Capture Schedule.
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5.7 Configuring Redundant Recording and
Capture
Purpose:
Enabling redundant recording and capture, which means saving the record files and captured pictures not only in the
R/W HDD but also in the redundant HDD, will effectively enhance the data safety and reliability. .
Steps:
1.
Enter HDD Information interface.
Menu> HDD
Figure 5.24 HDD General
2.
Select the HDD and click
1)
to enter the Local HDD Settings interface.
Set the HDD property to Redundant.
Figure 5.25 HDD General-Editing
2)
Click Apply to save the settings.
3)
Click OK to back to the upper level menu.
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Note: You must set the Storage mode in the HDD advanced settings to Group before you set the HDD property to
Redundant. For detailed information, please refer to Chapter 10.4 Managing HDD Group. There should be at least
another HDD which is in Read/Write status.
3.
Enter the Record setting interface.
Menu> Record> Encoding
1)
Select Record tab.
Figure 5.26 Encoding Record
2)
Select Camera you want to configure.
3)
Check the checkbox of Redundant Record/Capture to Yes.
4)
Click OK to save settings and back to the upper level menu.
Repeat the above steps for configuring other channels.
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5.8 Configuring HDD Group for Recording and
Capture
Purpose:
You can group the HDDs and save the record files and captured pictures in certain HDD group.
Steps:
1.
Enter HDD setting interface.
Menu>HDD
Figure 5.27 HDD General
2.
Select Advanced on the left bar.
Figure 5. 28 Storage Mode
Check whether the storage mode of the HDD is Group. If not, set it to Group. For detailed information, please
refer to Chapter 10.4 Managing HDD Group.
3.
Select General in the left bar.
Click
4.
to enter editing interface.
Configuring HDD group.
1)
Choose a group number for the HDD group.
2)
Click Apply and then in the pop-up message box, click Yes to save your settings.
3)
Click OK to back to the upper level menu.
Repeat the above steps to configure more HDD groups.
5.
Choose the Channels which you want to save the record files and captured pictures in the HDD group.
1)
Select Advanced on the left bar.
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Figure 5.29 HDD Advanced
2)
Choose Group number in the dropdown list of Record on HDD Group
3)
Check the channels you want to save in this group.
4)
Click Apply to save settings.
Note: After having configured the HDD groups, you can configure the Recording and Capture settings
following the procedure provided in Chapter 5.2-5.7.
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5.9 Files Protection
Purpose:
You can lock the recorded files or set the HDD property to Read-only to protect the record files from being
overwritten.
Protect file by locking the record files:
Steps:
1.
Enter Playback setting interface.
Menu> Playback
Figure 5.30 Playback
2.
Select the channels you want to investigate by checking the checkbox to
3.
Configure the record type, file type start/end time.
4.
Click Search to show the results.
Figure 5.31 Playback- Search Result
5.
Protect the record files.
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.
1)
Find the record files you want to protect, and then click the
icon which will turn to
indicating that the file is locked.
Note: The record files of which the recording is still not completed can’t be locked.
2)
Click
to change it to
to unlock the file and the file is not protected.
Figure 5.32 Unlocking Attention
Protect file by setting HDD property to Read-only
Steps:
1.
Enter HDD setting interface.
Menu> HDD
Figure 5.33 HDD General
2.
Click
to edit the HDD you want to protect.
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,
Figure 5.34 HDD General- Editing
Note: To edit HDD property, you need to set the storage mode of the HDD to Group. See Chapter 10.4 Managing
HDD Group.
3.
Set the HDD property to Read-only.
4.
Click OK to save settings and back to the upper level menu.
Note: You can’t save any files in a Read-only HDD. If you want to save files in the HDD, change the property to
R/W.
Note: If there is only one HDD and is set to Read-only, the NVR can’t record any files. Only live view mode is
available.
If you set the HDD to Read-only when the NVR is saving files in it, then the file will be saved in next R/W HDD.
If there is only one HDD, the recording will be stopped.
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Playback
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6.1 Playing Back Record Files
6.1.1 Playing Back by Channel
Purpose:
Play back the recorded video files of a specific channel in the live view mode. Channel switch is supported.
Instant playback by channel
Steps:
Choose a channel in live view mode using the mouse and click the
button in the quick setting toolbar.
Note: In the instant playback mode, only record files recorded during the last five minutes on this channel will
be played back.
Figure 6. 1 Instant Playback Interface
All-day Playback by channel
1.
Enter the All-day Playback interface.
Mouse: right click a channel in live view mode and select All-day Playback from the menu, as shown in Figure 6.
2.
Figure 6. 2 Right-click Menu under Live View
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Front Panel: press PLAY button to play back record files of the channel under single-screen live view
mode.
Under multi-screen live view mode, the recorded files of the top-left channel will be played back.
Note: Pressing numerical buttons will switch playback to the corresponding channels during playback process.
2.
Playback management.
The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing progress, as shown in
Figure 6. 3.
Figure 6. 3 All-day Playback Interface
The channel and time selection menu displays by moving the mouse to the right of the playback interface.
Click the channel(s) if you want to switch playback to another channel or execute simultaneous playback of
multiple channels, as shown in Figure 6. 4.
Figure 6. 4 All-day Playback Interface with Channel List
Dates marked in colors:
: No record files in this day.
: There is record file(s) in this day (not current day).
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: Mouse cursor is located.
Figure 6. 5 Toolbar of All-day Playback
Table 6.1Detailed Explanation of All-day-playback Toolbar
Button
Operation
Button
Operation
Audio
/
Button
Start/Stop
Operation
30s reverse
Add
Tag
Speed
customized tag
management
down
Stop
Speed up
Hide
Exit
clipping
Add default
tag
Button
30s forward
/
on/Mute
Operation
Pause reverse
play/
Pause
Reverse play/
/
/
play/Play/Sing
Single-frame
le-frame play
reverse play
Previous day
Next day
Process bar
Video type bar
Note:
1. Playback progress bar: use the mouse to click any point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate
special frames.
2. About video type bar:
represents normal recording (manual or schedule);
represents event recording
(motion, alarm, motion | alarm, motion & alarm).
6.1.2 Playing Back by Time
Purpose:
Play back video files recorded in specified time duration. Multi-channel simultaneous playback and channel switch
are supported.
Steps:
1.
Enter playback interface.
Menu>Playback
2.
Set search conditions and click the Playback button to enter Playback interface.
Figure 6. 6 Video Search by Time
In the Playback interface:
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The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing process, as shown in Figure
6. 7.
Figure 6. 7 Interface of Playback by Time
Figure 6. 8 Toolbar of Playback by Time
Table 6.2Detailed Explanation of Playback-by-time Toolbar
Button
Operation
Button
Operation
/
Audio on/Mute
/
Start/Stop clipping
Add default tag
Add customized tag
Pause reverse
Single-frame reverse
Operation
Button
30s forward
Tag
management
/
play/Play/Single-frame
play
Video search
30s reverse
Speed down
Stop
Speed up
Hide
Progress bar
play
Exit
Video type bar
Note:
1. Playback progress bar: use the mouse to click any point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate
special frames.
2. About video type bar:
Operation
Pause
play/Reverse play/
/
Button
represents normal recording (manual or schedule);
(motion, alarm, motion | alarm, motion & alarm).
6.1.3 Playing Back by Normal Video Search
Purpose:
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represents event recording
Play back video files searched out by restricting recording type and recording time. The video files in the result list
are played back sequentially and channel switch is supported. Recording types contain Normal, Motion, Alarm,
Motion / Alarm, Motion & Alarm, Manual and All.
Steps:
1.
Enter Normal Video Search interface.
Menu>Playback>Normal
Set search condition and click Search button to enter the Search Result interface.
Figure 6. 9 Normal Video Search
2.
Check detail information of record files.
If you want to know the record information of every camera, click Detail button and will pop up a window to
show them, as shown in Figure 6. 10.
Click
or
can switch to the previous or next page.
Click Previous or Next button can switch to the date before or after the present date.
Click
or
at the left-top of the window can zoom in or out of the time bar
Figure 6. 10 Record Information
3.
Choose a record file you want to play back.
If there is only one channel in the search result, clicking
button takes you to Full-screen Playback
interface of this channel.
If more than one channel is optional, clicking
button takes you to step 3and step 4.
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Figure 6. 11 Result of Normal Video Search
4.
Choose channels for simultaneous playback.
Note: Optional channels for simultaneous playback are the same as the channels chosen to search record files
in step 1. And the channel with the recorded file selected in step 2 is the main channel during multi-channel
playback and it is displayed at the upper left corner.
4-ch, 8-ch and 16-ch devices support 4-ch, 8-ch and 16-ch simultaneous playback respectively.
Figure 6. 12 Select Channels for Synchronous Playback
5.
Synchronous Playback interface.
The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing process.
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Figure 6. 13 4-ch Synchronous Playback Interface
The hidden list of recorded files displays by moving the mouse to the right of the playback interface.
Figure 6. 14 4-ch Synchronous Playback Interface with Video List
Figure 6. 15 Toolbar of Normal Playback
Table 6.3Detailed Explanation of Normal Playback Toolbar
Button
Operation
Button
Operation
/
Audio on/Mute
/
Start/Stop clipping
/
Add default tag
Add customized tag
Pause reverse
Pause
play/Reverse play/
Single-frame reverse
/
play/Play/Single-frame
play
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Button
Operation
30s forward
Tag
management
Stop
Button
Operation
30s reverse
Speed down
Speed up
play
Previous file
Next file
Hide toolbar
Progress bar
Video search
Exit
Video type
bar
Note:
1. Playback progress bar: use the mouse to click any point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate
special frames.
2. About video type bar:
represents normal recording (manual or schedule);
represents event recording
(motion, alarm, motion | alarm, motion & alarm).
6.1.4 Playing Back by Event Search
Purpose:
Play back record files on one or several channels searched out by restricting event type (e.g. alarm input and motion
detection). Channel switch is supported.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Event Search interface.
Menu>Playback>Event
2.
Select Alarm Input as the event type.
3.
Click Search button to enter the Search Result interface.
Figure 6. 16 Video Search by Alarm Input
If you want to play back recorded files associated with motion detection, choose Motion as event type and
click Search button to enter the Search Result interface.
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Figure 6. 17 Video Search by Motion
4.
Click
button to enter the Playback interface.
If there is only one channel is triggered by an alarm input, clicking
button takes you to Full-screen
Playback interface of this channel.
If several channels are triggered, clicking
button takes you to step 7and then step 8.
Note: Pre-play and post-play can be configured.
Figure 6. 18 Result of Video Search by Alarm Input
5.
Click Details button to view detailed information of the record file, e.g. start time, end time, file size, etc.
Figure 6. 19 Event Details Interface
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6.
Playback interface.
The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing process.
Figure 6. 20 Interface of Playback by Event
The hidden list of events will be displayed by moving the mouse to the right of the playback interface.
Figure 6. 21 Playback Interface with Alarm Input List
Figure 6. 22 Toolbar of Playback by Event
Table 6.4Detailed Explanation of Playback-by-event Toolbar
Button
Operation
Button
Operation
/
Audio on/Mute
/
Start/Stop clipping
Add default tag
Add customized tag
Pause reverse
/
play/Reverse play/
Pause
/
play/Play/Single-frame
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Button
Operation
30s forward
Tag
management
Stop
Button
Operation
30s reverse
Speed down
Speed up
Single-frame reverse
play
play
Previous event
Next event
Hide
Progress bar
Event search
Exit
Video type
bar
Note:
1. Playback progress bar: use the mouse to click any point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate
special frames.
2. About video type bar:
represents normal recording (manual or schedule);
represents event recording
(motion, alarm, motion | alarm, motion & alarm).
6.1.5 Playing Back by Tag
Purpose:
Video tag allows you to record related information like people and location of a certain time point during playback.
You are also allowed to use video tag(s) to search for record files and position time point.
Before playing back by tag:
1.
Enter Playback interface.
Figure 6. 23 Interface of Playback by Time
Click
button to add default tag.
Click
button to add customized tag and input tag name.
Note: Max. 64 tags can be added to a single video file.
2.
Tag management.
Click
button to check, edit and delete tag(s).
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Figure 6. 24 Tag Management Interface
Steps:
1.
Enter Tag Search interface.
Menu>Playback>Tag
Choose channels, tag type and time, and click Search to enter Search Result interface.
Note: Two tag types are selectable: All and Tag Keyword. Input keyword if you choose Tag Keyword.
Figure 6. 25 Video Search by Tag
2.
Set playback conditions and tag management.
Choose the tag name of the recorded file you want to play back; it can be edited or deleted.
Pre-play and post-play time can be set according to actual needs.
Note: Pre-play time and post-play time is added to the time point of the tag.
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Figure 6. 26 Result of Video Search by Tag
3.
Playback by tag.
Choose a tag and click
button to play back the related record file.
Figure 6. 27 Interface of Playback by Tag
The hidden list of tags will be displayed by moving the mouse to the right of the playback interface.
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Figure 6. 28 Interface of Playback by Tag with Video List
Figure 6. 29 Toolbar of Playback by Tag
Table 6.5Detailed Explanation of Playback-by-tag Toolbar
Button
Operation
Button
Operation
/
Audio on/Mute
/
Start/Stop clipping
Add default tag
Add customized tag
Pause reverse
Single-frame reverse
play
Operation
30s forward
Tag
management
Button
Operation
30s reverse
Speed down
Pause
play/Reverse play/
/
Button
/
play/Play/Single-frame
Stop
Speed up
Tag search
Exit
play
Previous tag
Next tag
Hide
Progress bar
Video type
bar
Note:
1.
Playback progress bar: use the mouse to click any point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate
special frames.
2.
About video type bar:
represents normal recording (manual or schedule);
(motion, alarm, motion | alarm, motion & alarm).
6.1.6 Playing Back by System Logs
Purpose:
Play back record file(s) associated with channels after searching system logs.
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represents event recording
Steps:
1.
Enter Log Information interface.
Menu>Maintenance>Log Information
Click Log Search tab to enter Playback by System Logs.
Set search time and type and click Search button.
Figure 6. 30 System Log Search Interface
2.
Choose a log with record file and click
button to enter Playback interface.
Note: If there is no record file at the time point of the log, the message box “no related record file” will pop
up.
Figure 6. 31 Result of System Log Search
3.
Playback interface.
The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing process.
Figure 6. 32 Interface of Playback by Log
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6.2 Auxiliary Functions of Playback
6.2.1 Playing Back Frame by Frame
Purpose:
Play video files frame by frame, in case of checking image details of the video when abnormal events happen.
Steps:
• Using a Mouse:
Go to Playback interface.
If you choose playback of the record file: click button
until the speed changes to Single frame and one click on
the playback screen represents playback of one frame.
If you choose adverse playback of the record file: click button
until the speed changes to Single frame and one
click on the playback screen represents adverse playback of one frame. It is also feasible to use button
in toolbar.
• Using the Front Panel:
Rotate and hold the outer ring on Jog Shuttle counter clockwise (for DS-7700/8600NI-ST only) or click the
button to set the speed to Single frame. One click on
button, one click on the playback screen or Enter button
on the front panel represents playback or adverse playback of one frame.
6.2.2 Digital Zoom
Steps:
1.
Right click the mouse on a channel under playback and choose Digital Zoom to enter Digital Zoom
interface.
2.
Drag and draw the red rectangle and the image within it will be quadrupled.
Figure 6. 33 Draw Area for Digital Zoom
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Figure 6. 34 Right-click Menu under Playback
The right-click menu:
Note: This menu differs slightly from one playback interface to another.
Table 6.6 Detailed Explanation of Right-click Menu under Playback
Button
Function
Return to Search interface
Enter Digital Zoom interface
Show & hide control interface
Return to Playback interface
6.2.3 Adverse Playback of Multi-channel
Purpose:
You can play back record files of multi-channel adversely. Up to 16-ch (with 1280*720 resolution) simultaneous
adverse playback is supported; up to 4-ch (with 1920*1080P resolution) simultaneous adverse playback is supported
and up to 1-ch (with 2560*1920 resolution) adverse playback is supported.
Note: We use the interface of DS-7700NI-ST series (unless stated) as example to describe the following settings.
Steps:
1.
Enter Playback interface.
Menu>Playback
2.
Set the search condition and click Search to enter the Search Result interface.
3.
If more than one channel is optional, click
to choose channels for simultaneous playback.
Figure 6. 35 Select Channels for Synchronous Playback
4. Check
checkbox to select the channel(s) and click OK to confirm the settings and enter the synchronous
playbck interface.
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Figure 6. 36 4-ch Synchronous Playback Interface
Click
to play back the record files adversely.
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6.3 Picture Playback
Purpose:
Search and view captured pictures stored in HDD.
Steps:
1.
Enter Picture Search interface.
Menu>Playback>Picture
Set channel, picture type and time and click
button to enter Search Result interface.
Note: Picture types include Normal, Motion, Alarm, Motion / Alarm, Motion & Alarm, Capture and
Continuous Capture.
Figure 6. 37 Picture Search
2.
View pictures.
Choose a picture you want to view and click
button.
Figure 6. 38 Result of Picture Search
3.
Picture Playback interface.
The toolbar in the bottom part of Playback interface can be used to control playing process.
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Figure 6. 39 Picture Playback Interface
The hidden list of captured pictures will be displayed by moving the mouse to the right of the playback
interface.
Figure 6. 40 Playback Interface with Picture List
Figure 6. 41 Picture Playback Toolbar
Table 6.7 Detailed Explanation of Picture-playback Toolbar
Button
Function
Play reverse
Picture search
Button
Function
Button
Function
Play
Previous picture
Hide
Exit
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Button
Function
Next picture
C HAPTE R 7
Backup
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7.1 Backing up Record Files
7.1.1 Quick Export
Purpose:
Export record files to backup device(s) quickly.
Steps:
1.
Enter Video Export interface.
Menu>Export>Normal
Choose the channel(s) you want to back up and click
button.
Note:
1. The time duration of record files on a specified channel cannot exceed one day. Otherwise, the message
box “Max. 24 hours are allowed for quick export.” will pop up.
2. The number of channels for synchronous export cannot exceed 4. Otherwise, the message box “Max. 4
channels are allowed for synchronous quick export.” will pop up.
Figure 7.1 Quick Export Interface
2.
Click on the
button to start exporting.
Note: Here we use USB Flash Drive and please refer to the next section Normal Backup for more backup
devices supported by the device.
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Figure 7.2 Quick Export using USB1-1
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported.
Figure 7.3 Export Finished
2.
Check backup result.
Choose the record file in Export interface and click button
to check it.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.4 Checkup of Quick Export Result Using USB1-1
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7.1.2 Backing up by Normal Video Search
Purpose:
The record files can be backup to various devices, such as USB devices (USB flash drives, USB HDDs, USB writer),
SATA writer and e-SATA HDD.
Backup using USB flash drives and USB HDDs
Steps:
1.
Enter Export interface.
Menu>Export>Normal
2.
Set search condition and click Search button to enter the search result interface.
Figure 7.5 Normal Video Search for Backup
3.
Select record files you want to back up.
Click
to play the record file if you want to check it.
Check the checkbox before the record files you want to back up.
Note: The size of the currently selected files is displayed in the lower-left corner of the window.
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Figure 7.6 Result of Normal Video Search for Backup
4.
Export.
Click Export button and start backup.
Note: If the inserted USB device is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
You can also format USB flash drives or USB HDDs via the device.
Figure 7.7 Export by Normal Video Search using USB Flash Drive
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message box “Export finished”.
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Figure 7.8 Export Finished
5.
Check backup result.
Choose the record file in Export interface and click button
to check it.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.9 Checkup of Export Result using USB Flash Drive
Backup using USB writer and SATA writer
Steps:
1.
Enter Export interface.
Menu>Export>Normal
2.
Set search condition and click Search button to enter the search result interface.
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Figure 7.10 Normal Video Search for Backup
3.
Select record files you want to back up.
Click button
to play the record file if you want to check it.
Check the checkbox before the record files you want to back up.
Note: The size of the currently selected files is displayed in the lower-left corner of the window.
Figure 7.11 Result of Normal Video Search for Backup
4.
Export.
Click Export button and start backup.
Note: If the inserted USB writer or SATA writer is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
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Figure 7.12 Export by Normal Video Search using USB Writer
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message box “Export
finished”.
Figure 7.13 Export Finished
5.
Check backup result.
Choose the record file in Export interface and click button
to check it.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.14Checkup of Export Result using USB Writer
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Backup using eSATA HDDs
Steps:
1.
Enter Record>Advanced and set the working mode of eSATA HDD at “Export”.
Menu>Record>Advanced
Choose eSATA and set its mode at Export. Click Yes when pop-up message box “System will reboot
automatically if the usage of eSATA is changed. Continue?”
Note: The working modes of eSATA HDD contain Record/Capture and Export. And changes in working
mode will take effective after rebooting the device.
2.
Enter Export interface.
Menu>Export>Normal
Set search condition and click Search button to enter the search result interface.
Figure 7.15 Normal Video Search for Backup
3.
Select record files you want to back up.
Click button
to play the record file if you want to check it.
Tick record files you want to back up.
Note: The size of the currently selected files is displayed in the lower-left corner of the window.
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Figure 7.16 Result of Normal Video Search for Backup
4.
Export.
Click Export button and start backup.
Note: Please format the eSATA first when using it for the first time. If the inserted eSATA HDD is not
recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
You can also format SATA HDD via the device.
Figure 7.17 Export by Normal Video Search Using eSATA HDD
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message “Export finished”.
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Figure 7.18 Export Finished
5.
Check backup result.
Choose the record file in Export interface and click button
to check it.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.19 Checkup of Export Result Using eSATA HDD
7.1.3 Backing up by Event Search
Purpose:
Back up event-related record files using USB devices (USB flash drives, USB HDDs, USB writer), SATA writer or
e-SATA HDD. Quick Backup and Normal Backup are supported.
Steps:
1.
Enter Export interface.
Menu>Export>Event
1)
Select “Alarm Input” from the dropdown list of Event Type.
2)
Select the alarm input No. and time.
3)
Click Search button to enter the Search Result interface.
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Figure 7.20 Event Search for Backup
2.
Select record files to export.
1)
Select an alarm input in the list and click Quick Export button to enter Export interface.
2)
Clicking Details button will take you to the interface with detailed information of all channels
triggered by the selected alarm input.
Note: Event types contain Alarm Input and Motion.
3)
Clicking Quick Export button will export record files of all channels triggered by the selected
alarm input.
Figure 7.21 Result of Event Search
4)
Click Details button to view detailed information of the record file, e.g. start time, end time, file
size, etc.
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Figure 7.22 Event Details Interface
3.
Export.
Click the Export button and start back up.
Note: If the inserted USB device is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
You can also format USB flash drive or USB HDDs via the device.
Figure 7.23 Export by Event Using USB Flash Drive
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message “Export finished”.
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Figure 7.24 Export Finished
4.
Check backup result.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.25 Checkup of Event Export Result Using USB Flash Drive
7.1.4 Backing up Video Clips
Purpose:
You may also select video clips to export directly during Playback, using USB devices (USB flash drives, USB
HDDs, USB writer), SATA writer or e-SATA HDD.
Steps:
1.
Enter Playback interface.
Please refer to C H A P T E R 6.
2.
During playback, use buttons
3.
Quit Playback interface after finishing clipping and you will then be prompted to save the clips.
and
in the playback toolbar to start or stop clipping record file(s).
Note: A maximum of 30 clips can be selected for each channel.
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Figure 7.26 Interface of Playback by Time
4.
Click Yes to save video clips and enter Export interface, or click No to quit and do not save video clips.
Figure 7.27 Attention to Video Clip Saving
5.
Export.
Click Export button and start backup.
Note: If the inserted USB device is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
You can also format USB flash drive or USB HDDs via the device.
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Figure 7.28 Export Video Clips Using USB Flash Drive
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message “Export finished”.
Figure 7.29 Export Finished
6.
Check backup result.
Note: The Player player.exe will be exported automatically during record file export.
Figure 7.30 Checkup of Video Clips Export Result Using USB Flash Drive
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7.2 Backing up Pictures
Purpose:
Back up pictures using USB devices (USB flash drives, USB HDDs, USB writer), SATA writer or e-SATA HDD.
Steps:
1.
Enter Export interface.
Menu>Export>Picture
Select channel(s), image type, start time and end time, and click Search button to enter the Search Result
interface.
Figure 7.31 Picture Search for Backup
2.
Select pictures you want to back up.
Check the checkbox before the pictures you want to back up and click Export button.
Note: Here we take USB flash drive as an example. For more backup devices, please refer to chapter 7.1.2
Backing up by Normal Video Search.
Figure 7.32 Result of Picture Search
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3.
Export.
Click Export button and start backup.
Figure 7.33 Export Pictures Using USB Flash Drive
Stay in the Exporting interface until all record files are exported with pop-up message “Export finished”.
Figure 7.34 Export Finished
4.
Check backup result.
Figure 7.35 Checkup of Picture Export Using USB Flash Drive
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7.3 Managing Backup Devices
Management of USB flash drives, USB HDDs and eSATA HDDs.
1.
Enter Search Result interface of record files.
Menu>Export>Normal
Set search condition and click Search button to enter Search Result interface.
Note: At least one channel shall be selected.
Figure 7.36 Normal Video Search for Backup
2.
Select record files you want to back up.
Click Export button to enter Export interface.
Note: At least one record file shall be selected.
Figure 7.37 Result of Normal Video Search for Backup
3.
Backup device management.
Click New Folder button if you want to create a new folder in the backup device.
Select a record file or folder in the backup device and click
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button if you want to delete it.
Select a record file in the backup device and click
button to play it.
Click Format button to format the backup device.
Note: If the inserted USB device is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
Figure 7.38 USB Flash Drive Management
Management of USB writers and DVD-R/W
1.
Enter Search Result interface of record files.
Menu>Export>Normal
Set search condition and click Search button to enter Search Result interface.
Note: At least one channel shall be selected.
Figure 7.39 Normal Video Search for Backup
2.
Select record files you want to back up.
Click Export button to enter Export interface.
Note: At least one record file shall be selected.
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Figure 7.40 Result of Normal Video Search for Backup
3.
Backup device management.
Click Erase button if you want to erase the files from a re-writable CD/DVD.
Note: There must be a re-writable CD/DVD when you make this operation.
Note: If the inserted USB writer or DVD-R/W is not recognized:
• Click the Refresh button.
• Reconnect device.
• Check for compatibility from vendor.
Figure 7.41 USB Writer Management
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C HAPTE R 8
Alarm Settings
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8.1 Setting Motion Detection Alarm
Steps:
1.
Enter Motion Detection interface of Camera Management and choose a camera you want to set up motion
detection.
Menu> Camera> Motion
Figure 8.1Motion Detection Setup Interface
2.
Set up detection area and sensitivity.
Tick “Enable Motion Detection”, use the mouse to draw detection area(s) and drag the sensitivity bar to set
sensitivity.
Click Handling button and set alarm response actions.
Figure 8.2 Set Detection Area and Sensitivity
3.
Click Trigger Channel tab and select one or more channels which will start to record/capture or become
full-screen monitoring when motion alarm is triggered.
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Figure 8.3 Set Trigger Camera of Motion Detection
4.
Set up arming schedule of the channel.
Select Arming Schedule tab to set the channel’s arming schedule for the motion detection.
Choose one day of a week and up to eight time periods can be set within each day.
Note: Time periods shall not be repeated or overlapped.
Figure 8.4 Set Arming Schedule of Motion Detection
5.
Click Handling tab to set up alarm response actions of motion alarm (please refer to Chapter 8.6 Setting
Alarm Response Actions).
Repeat the above steps to set up arming schedule of other days of a week. You can also use Copy button to
copy an arming schedule to other days.
Click the OK button to complete the motion detection settings of the channel.
6.
If you want to set up motion detection for another channel, repeat the above steps or just copy the above
settings to it.
Note: You are not allowed to copy the “Trigger Channel” action.
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Figure 8.5 Copy Settings of Motion Detection
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8.2 Setting Sensor Alarms
Purpose:
Set handling method of an external sensor alarm.
Steps:
1.
Enter Alarm Settings of System Configuration and select an alarm input.
Menu> Configuration> Alarm
Select Alarm Input tab to enter Alarm Input Settings interface.
Figure 8.6 Alarm Status Interface of System Configuration
2.
Set up the handling method of the selected alarm input.
Check the Setting checkbox and click Handling button to set up its alarm response actions.
Figure 8.7 Alarm Input Setup Interface
3.
Select Trigger Channel tab and select one or more channels which will start to record/capture or become
full-screen monitoring when an external alarm is input.
4.
Select Arming Schedule tab to set the channel’s arming schedule.
Choose one day of a week and Max. eight time periods can be set within each day.
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Note: Time periods shall not be repeated or overlapped.
5.
Select Handling tab to set up alarm response actions of the alarm input (please refer to Chapter 8.6 Setting
Alarm Response Actions).
Repeat the above steps to set up arming schedule of other days of a week. You can also use Copy button to
copy an arming schedule to other days.
Figure 8.8 Set Arming Schedule of Alarm Input
6.
If necessary, select PTZ Linking tab and set PTZ linkage of the alarm input.
Set PTZ linking parameters and click OK to complete the settings of the alarm input.
Note: Please check whether the PTZ or speed dome supports PTZ linkage.
One alarm input can trigger presets, patrol or pattern of more than one channel. But presets, patrols and
patterns are exclusive.
Figure 8.9 Set PTZ Linking of Alarm Input
7.
If you want to set handling method of another alarm input, repeat the above steps or just copy the above
settings to it.
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Figure 8.10 Copy Settings of Alarm Input
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8.3 Detecting Video Loss Alarm
Purpose:
Detect video loss of a channel and take alarm response action(s).
Steps:
1.
Enter Video Loss interface of Camera Management and select a channel you want to detect.
Menu> Camera> Video Loss
Figure 8.11 Video Loss Setup Interface
2.
Set up handling method of video loss.
Check the checkbox of “Enable Video Loss Alarm”, and click Handling button to set up handling method
of video loss.
Figure 8.12 Set Handling Method of Video Loss
3.
Set up arming schedule of the channel.
Select Arming Schedule tab to set the channel’s arming schedule.
Choose one day of a week and up to eight time periods can be set within each day.
Note: Time periods shall not be repeated or overlapped.
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Figure 8.13 Set Arming Schedule of Video Loss
4.
Select Handling tab to set up alarm response action of video loss (please refer to Chapter 8.6 Setting Alarm
Response Actions).
Repeat the above steps to set up arming schedule of other days of a week. You can also use Copy button to
copy an arming schedule to other days.
Click the OK button to complete the video loss settings of the channel.
5.
If you want to set up video loss handling method for another channel, repeat the above steps or just copy
the above settings to it.
Figure 8.14 Copy Settings of Video Loss
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8.4 Detecting Video Tampering Alarm
Purpose:
Trigger alarm when the lens is covered and take alarm response action(s).
Steps:
1.
Enter Video Tampering interface of Camera Management and select a channel you want to detect video
tampering.
Menu> Camera> Tamper-proof
Figure 8.15 Tamper-proof Setup Interface
2.
Set the video tampering handling method of the channel.
Check the checkbox of “Enable Video Tampering”.
Drag the sensitivity bar and choose a proper sensitivity level. Use the mouse to draw an area you want to
detect video tampering.
Click Handling button to set up handling method of video tampering.
Figure 8.16 Set Detection Area and Sensitivity of Video Tampering
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3.
Set arming schedule and alarm response actions of the channel.
1)
Click Arming Schedule tab to set the channel’s arming schedule.
2)
Choose one day of a week and Max. eight time periods can be set within each day.
Note: Time periods shall not be repeated or overlapped.
Figure 8.17 Set Arming Schedule of Video Tampering
4.
Select Handling tab to set up alarm response actions of video tampering alarm (please refer to Chapter 8.6
Setting Alarm Response Actions).
Repeat the above steps to set up arming schedule of other days of a week. You can also use Copy button to
copy an arming schedule to other days.
Click the OK button to complete the video tampering settings of the channel.
5.
If you want to set up video loss handling method for another channel, repeat step two and three, or just
copy the above settings to it.
Figure 8.18 Copy Settings of Video Tampering
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8.5 Handling Exceptions Alarm
Purpose:
Exception settings refer to the handling method of various exceptions, e.g.
• HDD Full: The HDD is full.
• HDD Error: Writing HDD error or unformatted HDD.
• Network Disconnected: Disconnected network cable.
• IP Conflicted: Duplicated IP address.
• Illegal Login: Incorrect user ID or password.
• Abnormal Record/Capture: No space for saving recorded files or captured images.
Steps:
Enter Exception interface of System Configuration and handle various exceptions.
Menu> Configuration> Exceptions
Please refer to Chapter 8.6 Setting Alarm Response Actions for detailed alarm response actions.
Figure 8.19 Exceptions Setup Interface
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8.6 Setting Alarm Response Actions
Purpose:
Alarm response actions will be activated when an alarm or exception occurs, including Full Screen Monitoring,
Audible Warning (buzzer), Notify Surveillance Center, Upload Picture to FTP, Trigger Alarm Output and Send
Email.
Full Screen Monitoring
When an alarm is triggered, the local monitor (VGA, HDMI or BNC monitor) display in full screen the video image
from the alarming channel configured for full screen monitoring.
If alarms are triggered simultaneously in several channels, their full-screen images will be switched at an interval of
10 seconds (default dwell time). A different dwell time can be set by going to Menu >Configuration>Live
View>Alarm Picture Dwell Time.
Auto-switch will terminate once the alarm stops and you will be taken back to the Live View interface.
Note: You must select during “Trigger Channel” settings the channel(s) you want to make full screen monitoring.
Audible Warning
Trigger an audible beep when an alarm is detected.
Notify Surveillance Center
Sends an exception or alarm signal to remote alarm host when an event occurs. The alarm host refers to the PC
installed with Remote Client.
Note: The alarm signal will be transmitted automatically at detection mode when remote alarm host is configured.
Please refer to Chapter 9.2.5 Configuring Remote Alarm Host for details of alarm host configuration.
Email Linkage
Send an email with alarm information to a user or users when an alarm is detected.
Please refer to Chapter 9.2.9 Configuring Email for details of Email configuration.
Trigger Alarm Output
Trigger an alarm output when an alarm is triggered.
1.
Enter Alarm Output interface.
Menu> Configuration> Alarm> Alarm Output
Select an alarm output and set alarm name and dwell time. Click Schedule button to set the arming
schedule of alarm output.
Note: If “Manually Clear” is selected in the dropdown list of Dwell Time, you can clear it only by going to
Menu> Manual> Alarm.
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Figure 8.20Alarm Output Setup Interface
2.
Set up arming schedule of the alarm output.
Choose one day of a week and up to 8 time periods can be set within each day.
Note: Time periods shall not be repeated or overlapped.
Figure 8.21 Set Arming Schedule of Alarm Output
3.
Repeat the above steps to set up arming schedule of other days of a week. You can also use Copy button
to copy an arming schedule to other days.
Click the OK button to complete the video tampering settings of the alarm output No.
4.
You can also copy the above settings to another channel.
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Figure 8.22 Copy Settings of Alarm Output
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8.7 Triggering or Clearing Alarm Output
Manually
Purpose:
Sensor alarm can be triggered or cleared manually. If “Manually Clear” is selected in the dropdown list of dwell
time of an alarm output, the alarm can be cleared only by clicking Clear button in the following interface.
Steps:
Select the alarm output you want to trigger or clear and make related operations.
Menu> Manual> Alarm
Click Trigger/Clear button if you want to trigger or clear an alarm output.
Click Trigger All button if you want to trigger all alarm outputs.
Click Clear All button if you want to clear all alarm output.
Figure 8.23 Clear or Trigger Alarm Output Manually
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9.1 Configuring General Settings
Purpose:
Network settings must be properly configured before you operate NVR over network.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration>Network
Figure 9.1 Network Settings Interface of DS-9600 and DS-8600/7700/7600NI-ST
Note: Dual-NIC configuration is only applicable for DS-9600NI-ST NVR.
2.
Select the General tab.
3.
In the General Settings interface, you can configure the following settings: Working Mode, NIC Type,
IPv4 Address, IPv4 Gateway, MTU and DNS Server.
If the DHCP server is available, you can click the checkbox of DHCP to automatically obtain an IP address
and other network settings from that server.
Note: The valid value range of MTU is 500 ~ 9676.
4.
After having configured the general settings, click
to save the settings.
Working Mode
There are two 10M/100M/1000M NIC cards provided by the 9600NI-ST series device, and it allows the device to
work in the Multi-address, Load Balance and Net-fault Tolerance modes.
Multi-address Mode: The parameters of the two NIC cards can be configured independently. You can select LAN1
or LAN2 in the NIC type field for parameter settings.
You can select one NIC card as default route. And then the system is connecting with the extranet the data will be
forwarded through the default route.
Net-fault Tolerance Mode: The two NIC cards use the same IP address, and you can select the Main NIC to LAN1
or LAN2. By this way, in case of one NIC card failure, the device will automatically enable the other standby NIC
card so as to ensure the normal running of the whole system.
Load Balance Mode: By using the same IP address and two NIC cards share the load of the total bandwidth, which
enables the system to provide two Gigabit network capacity.
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Figure 9.2 Net Fault-tolerance Working Mode
For the 7600/7700NI-SP series NVR, you need to configure the internal NIC address, so that IP addresses are
assigned to the cameras connected to the PoE interfaces.
Figure 9.3 Internal NIC Address Configuration
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9.2 Configuring Advanced Settings
9.2.1 Configuring PPPoE Settings
Purpose:
Your NVR also allows access by Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE).
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the PPPoE tab to enter the PPPoE Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9.4.
Figure 9.4 PPPoE Settings Interface
3.
Check the PPPoE checkbox to enable this feature.
4.
Enter User Name, Password, and Confirm Password for PPPoE access.
Note: The User Name and Password should be assigned by your ISP.
5.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
6.
After successful settings, the system asks you to reboot the device to enable the new settings, and the PPPoE
dial-up is automatically connected after reboot.
You can go to Menu >Maintenance>System Info >Network interface to view the status of PPPoE connection. Please
refer to Chapter 12.1 Viewing System Information for PPPoE status.
9.2.2 Configuring DDNS
Purpose:
If your NVR is set to use PPPoE as its default network connection, you may set Dynamic DNS (DDNS) to be used
for network access.
Prior registration with your ISP is required before configuring the system to use DDNS.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the DDNS tab to enter the DDNS Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 5.
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Figure 9. 5 DDNS Settings Interface
3.
Check the DDNS checkbox to enable this feature.
4.
Select DDNS Type. Five different DDNS types are selectable: IPServer, DynDNS, PeanutHull, NO-IP and
EasyDDNS.
• IPServer: Enter Server Address for IPServer.
Figure 9. 6 IPServer Settings Interface
• DynDNS:
1) Enter Server Address for DynDNS (i.e. members.dyndns.org).
2) In the NVR Domain Name text field, enter the domain obtained from the DynDNS website.
3) Enter the User Name and Password registered in the DynDNS website.
Figure 9. 7 DynDNS Settings Interface
• PeanutHull: Enter the User Name and Password obtained from the PeanutHull website.
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Figure 9. 8 PeanutHull Settings Interface
• NO-IP:
Enter the account information in the corresponding fields. Refer to the DynDNS settings.
1) Enter Server Address for NO-IP.
2) In the NVR Domain Name text field, enter the domain obtained from the NO-IP website
(www.no-ip.com).
3) Enter the User Name and Password registered in the NO-IP website.
Figure 9. 9 NO-IP Settings Interface
• EasyDDNS:
Enter the Server Address and Device Domain Name for EasyDDNS.
1) Enter the Server Address of the EasyDDNS server: www.hik-online.com.
2) Enter the Device Domain Name. You can use the alias you registered in the EasyDDNS server or
define a new device domain name. If a new alias of the device domain name is defined in the NVR,
it will replace the old one registered on the server. You can register the alias of the device domain
name in the EasyDDNS server first and then enter the alias to the Device Domain Name in the
NVR; you can also enter the domain name directly on the NVR to create a new one.
Figure 9. 10 EasyDDNS Settings Interface
Note: If you want to add the device on the EasyDDNS server, please follow the steps below.
a)
Go to the EasyDDNS website: www.hik-online.com.
b)
Click
to register an account if you do not have one and use the account to
log in.
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Figure 9. 11 Register Interface
c)
In the Device Management interface, click OK to add the device.
Figure 9. 12 Device Manage Interface
Note: Only lower-case English alphabet, numeric and ‘-’ can be used in the alias of the device and the alias must be
started with letters of the lower-case English alphabet.
5.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
9.2.3 Configuring NTP Server
Purpose:
A Network Time Protocol (NTP) Server can be configured on your NVR to ensure the accuracy of system date/time.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the NTP tab to enter the NTP Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 13.
Figure 9. 13 NTP Settings Interface
3.
Check the Enable NTP checkbox to enable this feature.
4.
Configure the following NTP settings:
• Interval: Time interval between the two synchronizing actions with NTP server. The unit is minute.
• NTP Server: IP address of NTP server.
• NTP Port: Port of NTP server.
5.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
Note: The time synchronization interval can be set from1 to 10080min, and the default value is 60min. If the NVR is
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connected to a public network, you should use a NTP server that has a time synchronization function, such as the
server at the National Time Center (IP Address: 210.72.145.44). If the NVR is setup in a more customized network,
NTP software can be used to establish a NTP server used for time synchronization.
9.2.4 Configuring SNMP
Purpose:
You can use SNMP protocol to get device status and parameters related information.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the SNMP tab to enter the SNMP Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 14.
Figure 9. 14 SNMP Settings Interface
3.
Check the SNMP checkbox to enable this feature.
4.
Configure the following SNMP settings:
• Trap Address: IP Address of SNMP host.
• Trap Port: Port of SNMP host.
5.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
Note: Before setting the SNMP, please download the SNMP software and manage to receive the device information
via SNMP port. By setting the Trap Address, the NVR is allowed to send the alarm event and exception message to
the surveillance center.
9.2.5 Configuring Remote Alarm Host
Purpose:
With a remote alarm host configured, the NVR will send the alarm event or exception message to the host when an
alarm is triggered. The remote alarm host must have the Network Video Surveillance software installed.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the More Settings tab to enter the More Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 15.
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Figure 9. 15 More Settings Interface
3.
Enter Alarm Host IP and Alarm Host Port in the text fields.
The Alarm Host IP refers to the IP address of the remote PC on which the Network Video Surveillance
Software (e.g., iVMS-4000) is installed, and the Alarm Host Port must be the same as the alarm monitoring
port configured in the software.
Figure 9. 16 Configure Alarm Host
4.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
9.2.6 Configuring Multicast
Purpose:
The multicast can be configured to realize live view for more than 128 cameras through network for DS-9600NI-ST
series NVR. And for DS-8600/7600NI-ST NVR, using the multicast function, more than 64 cameras are
connectable.
A multicast address spans the Class-D IP range of 224.0.0.0 to239.255.255.255. It is recommended to use the IP
address ranging from 239.252.0.0 to 239.255.255.255.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the More Settings tab to enter the More Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 15.
3.
Set Multicast IP, as shown in Figure 9. 17. When adding a device to the Network Video Surveillance
Software, the multicast address must be the same as the NVR’s multicast IP.
Figure 9. 17 Configure Multicast
4.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
Note: The multicast function should be supported by the network switch to which the NVR is connected.
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9.2.7 Configuring RTSP
Purpose:
The RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) is a network control protocol designed for use in entertainment and
communications systems to control streaming media servers.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings menu
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the More Settings tab to enter the More Settings menu, as shown in Figure 9. 18.
Figure 9. 18 RTSP Settings Interface
3.
Enter the RTSP port in the text field of RTSP Service Port. The default RTSP port is 554, and you can
change it according to different requirements.
4.
Click
to save and exit the menu.
9.2.8 Configuring Server and HTTP Ports
Purpose:
You can change the server and HTTP ports in the Network Settings menu. The default server port is 8000 and the
default HTTP port is 80.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Select the More Settings tab to enter the More Settings interface, as shown in Figure 9. 19.
3.
Enter new Server Port and HTTP Port.
Figure 9. 19 Host/Others Settings Menu
4.
Enter the Server Port and HTTP Port in the text fields. The default Server Port is 8000 and the HTTP Port is
80, and you can change them according to different requirements.
5.
Click
to save and exit the interface.
Note: The Server Port should be set to the range of 2000-65535 and it is used for remote client software access. The
HTTP port is used for remote IE access.
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9.2.9 Configuring Email
Purpose:
The system can be configured to send an Email notification to all designated users if an alarm event is detected, etc.,
an alarm or motion event is detected or the administrator password is changed.
Before configuring the Email settings, the NVR must be connected to a local area network (LAN) that maintains an
SMTP mail server. The network must also be connected to either an intranet or the Internet depending on the location
of the e-mail accounts to which you want to send notification.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> Network
2.
Set the IPv4 Address, IPv4 Subnet Mask, IPv4 Gateway and the Preferred DNS Server in the Network
Settings menu, as shown in Figure 9. 20.
Figure 9. 20 Network Settings Interface
3.
Click
to save the settings.
4.
Select the Email tab to enter the Email Settings interface.
Figure 9. 21 Email Settings Interface
5.
Configure the following Email settings:
Enable Server Authentication (optional): Check the checkbox to enable the server authentication
feature.
User Name: The user account of sender’s Email for SMTP server authentication.
Password: The password of sender’s Email for SMTP server authentication.
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SMTP Server: The SMTP Server IP address or host name (e.g., smtp.263xmail.com).
SMTP Port No.: The SMTP port. The default TCP/IP port used for SMTP is 25.
Enable SSL (optional): Click the checkbox to enable SSL if required by the SMTP server.
Sender: The name of sender.
Sender’s Address: The Email address of sender.
Select Receivers: Select the receiver. Up to 3 receivers can be configured.
Receiver: The name of user to be notified.
Receiver’s Address: The Email address of user to be notified.
Enable Attached Pictures: Check the checkbox of Enable Attached Picture if you want to send email
with attached alarm images. The interval is the time of two adjacent alarm images. You can also set
SMTP port and enable SSL here.
Interval: The interval refers to the time between two actions of sending attached pictures.
E-mail Test: Sends a test message to verify that the SMTP server can be reached.
6.
Click
7.
You can click
button to save the Email settings.
to test whether your Email settings work. The corresponding Attention
message box will pop up. Refer to Figure 9. 22.
Figure 9. 22 Email Testing Attention
9.2.10 Configuring UPnP
Purpose:
UPnP can permit the device seamlessly discover the presence of other network devices on the network and establish
functional network services for data sharing, communications, etc. If you want to use the UPnP function to enable
the fast connection of the device to the WAN via a router, you should configure the UPnP parameters of the device.
Before you start:
If you want to enable the UPnP function of the device, you must enable the UPnP function of the router to which your
device is connected. When the network working mode of the device is set as multi-address, the default route address
of the device should be in the same network segment as that of the LAN IP address of the router.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Settings interface.
Menu > Configuration > Network
2.
Select the UPnP tab to enter the UPnP interface.
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Figure 9. 23 UPnP Settings Interface
3.
Check
checkbox to enable UPnP. Configure the settings, including NAT traversal, NAT route and Port
Mapping settings.
NAT Traversal: To enable NAT port mapping.
NAT Route: Edit the LAN IP address of the router.
Mapping Port Type: Select a port to set port mapping.
Mapping Port: Configure the port No. for port mapping. You can use the default port No., or change it
according to actual requirements.
4.
You can click
to get the latest status of the port mapping. Click
settings.
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to save the
9.3 Checking Network Traffic
Purpose:
You can check the network traffic to obtain real-time information of NVR such as linking status, MTU,
sending/receiving rate, etc.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Traffic interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Net Detect
Figure 9. 24 Network Traffic Interface
2.
You can view the sending rate and receiving rate information on the interface. The traffic data is refreshed
every 1 second.
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9.4 Configuring Network Detection
Purpose:
You can obtain network connecting status of NVR through the network detection function, including network delay,
packet loss, etc.
9.4.1 Testing Network Delay and Packet Loss
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Traffic interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Net Detect
2.
Click the Network Detection tab to enter the Network Detection menu, as shown in Figure 9. 25.
Figure 9. 25 Network Detection Interface
3.
Enter the destination address in the text field of Destination Address.
4.
Click
to start testing network delay and packet loss. The testing result pops up on the
window. If the testing is failed, the error message box will pop up as well. Refer to Figure 9. 26.
Figure 9. 26 Testing Result of Network Delay and Packet Loss
9.4.2 Exporting Network Packet
Purpose:
By connecting the NVR to network, the captured network data packet can be exported to USB-flash disk,
SATA/eSATA CD-RW and other local backup devices.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Traffic interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Net Detect
2.
Click the Network Detection tab to enter the Network Detection interface.
3.
Select the backup device from the dropdown list of Device Name, as shown in Figure 9. 27.
Note: Click
if the connected local backup device cannot be displayed. When it fails to detect
the backup device, please check whether it is compatible with the NVR. You can format the backup device if
the format is incorrect.
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Figure 9. 27 Export Network Packet
4.
Click
5.
After the exporting is complete, click OK to finish the packet export, as shown in Figure 9. 28.
to start exporting.
Figure 9. 28 Packet Export Attention
Note: Up to 1M data can be exported each time.
9.4.3 Checking the network status
Purpose:
You can also check the network status and quick set the network parameters in this interface.
Steps:
Click
on the right bottom of the page.
Figure 9. 29 Network status checking
If the network is normal the following message box pops out.
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Figure 9. 30 Network status checking result
If the message box pops out with other information instead of this one, you can click
the quick setting interface of the network parameters.
Figure 9. 31 Network parameters configuration
Note: Dual-NIC configuration is only applicable for the DS-9600NI-ST series NVR.
9.4.4 Checking Network Statistics
Purpose:
You can check the network status to obtain the real-time information of NVR.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Network Detection interface.
Menu>Maintenance>Net Detection.
2.
Choose the Network Stat. tab.
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to show
Figure 9. 32 Network Stat. Interface
3.
Check the bandwidth of IP Camera, bandwidth of Remote Live View, bandwidth of Remote Playback,
bandwidth of Net Receive Idle and bandwidth of Net Send Idle.
4.
You can click
to get the newest status.
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10.1 Initializing HDDs
Purpose:
A newly installed hard disk drive (HDD) must be initialized before it can be used with your NVR.
Steps:
1.
Enter the HDD Information interface.
Menu > HDD> General.
Figure 10.1 HDD Information Interface
2.
Select HDD to be initialized.
3.
Click the Init button.
Figure 10.2 Confirm Initialization
4.
Select the OK button to start initialization.
Figure 10.3 Status changes to Formatting
5.
After the HDD has been initialized, the status of the HDD will change from Uninitialized to Normal.
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Figure 10.4HDD Status Changes to Normal
Note: Initializing the HDD will erase all data on it.
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10.2 Managing Network HDD
Purpose:
You can add the allocated NAS or disk of IP SAN to NVR, and use it as network HDD.
Steps:
1.
Enter the HDD Information interface.
Menu > HDD>General.
Figure 10.5 HDD Information Interface
2.
Click the Add button to enter the Add NetHDD interface, as shown in Figure 10.6.
Figure 10.6HDD Information Interface
3.
Add the allocated NetHDD.
4.
Select the type to NAS or IP SAN.
5.
Configure the NAS or IP SAN settings.
• Add NAS disk:
1) Enter the NetHDD IP address in the text field.
2) Enter the NetHDD Directory in the text field.
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3) Click the OK button to add the configured NAS disk.
Note: Up to 8 NAS disks can be added.
Figure 10.7Add NAS Disk
• Add IP SAN:
1) Enter the NetHDD IP address in the text field.
2) Click the Search button to the available IP SAN disks.
3) Select the IP SAN disk from the list shown below.
4) Click the OK button to add the selected IP SAN disk.
Note: Up to 1 IP SAN disk can be added.
Figure 10.8 AddIP SAN Disk
6.
After having successfully added the NAS or IP SAN disk, return to the HDD Information menu. The added
NetHDD will be displayed in the list.
Note: If the added NetHDD is uninitialized, please select it and click the Init button for initialization.
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Figure 10.9 Initialize Added NetHDD
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10.3 Managing eSATA
Purpose:
When there is an external eSATA device connected to NVR, you can configure eSATA for the use of Record/Capture
or Export, and you can manage the eSATA in the NVR.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Advanced Record Settings interface.
Menu >Record>Advanced
2.
Select the eSATA type to Export or Record/Capture from the dropdown list of eSATA.
Export: use the eSATA for backup. Refer to Backup using eSATA HDDs in Chapter 7.1.2 Backing up by
Normal Video Search for operating instructions.
Record/Capture: use the eSATA for record/capture. Refer to the following steps for operating instructions.
Figure 10.10 Set eSATA Mode
3.
When the eSATA type is selected to Record/Capture, enter the HDD Information interface.
4.
Edit the property of the selected eSATA, or initialize it is required.
Menu > HDD>General
Note: Two storage modes can be configured for the eSATA when it is used for Record/Capture. Please refer
to Chapter 10.4 Managing HDD Group and Chapter 10.5 Configuring Quota Mode for details.
Figure 10.11 Initialize Added NetHDD
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10.4 Managing HDD Group
10.4.1 Setting HDD Groups
Purpose:
Multiple HDDs can be managed in groups. Video from specified channels can be recorded onto a particular HDD
group through HDD settings.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Storage Mode interface.
Menu > HDD > Advanced
2.
Set the Mode to Group, as shown in Figure 10.12.
Figure 10.12 Storage Mode Interface
3.
Click the Apply button and the following Attention box will pop up.
Figure 10.13 Attention for Reboot
4.
Click the Yes button to reboot the device to activate the changes.
5.
After reboot of device, enter the HDD Information interface.
Menu > HDD> General
6.
Select HDD from the list and click
icon to enter the Local HDD Settings interface, as shown in Figure
10.14.
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Figure 10.14 Local HDD Settings Interface
7.
Select the Group number for the current HDD.
Note: The default group No. for each HDD is 1.
8.
Click the OK button to confirm the settings.
Figure 10.15ConfirmHDD Group Settings
9.
In the pop-up Attention box, click the Yes button to finish the settings.
10.4.2 Setting HDD Property
Purpose:
The HDD property can be set to redundancy, read-only or read/write (R/W). Before setting the HDD property, please
set the storage mode to Group (refer to step1-4 of Chapter 10.4.1 Setting HDD Groups ).
A HDD can be set to read-only to prevent important recorded files from being overwritten when the HDD becomes
full in overwrite recording mode.
When the HDD property is set to redundancy, the video can be recorded both onto the redundancy HDD and the R/W
HDD simultaneously so as to ensure high security and reliability of video data.
Steps:
1.
Enter the HDD Information interface.
Menu > HDD> General
2.
Select HDD from the list and click the
icon to enter the Local HDD Settings interface, as shown in
Figure 10.16.
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Figure 10.16 Set HDD Property
3.
Set the HDD property to R/W, Read-only or Redundancy.
4.
Click the OK button to save the settings and exit the interface.
5.
In the HDD Information menu, the HDD property will be displayed in the list.
Note: At least 2 hard disks must be installed on your NVR when you want to set a HDD to Redundancy, and there is
one HDD with R/W property.
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10.5 Configuring Quota Mode
Purpose:
Each camera can be configured with allocated quota for the storage of recorded files or captured pictures.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Storage Mode interface.
Menu > HDD > Advanced
2.
Set the Mode to Quota, as shown in Figure 10.17.
Note: The NVR must be rebooted to enable the changes to take effect.
Figure 10.17 Storage Mode Settings Interface
3.
Select a camera for which you want to configure quota.
4.
Enter the storage capacity in the text fields of Max. Record Capacity (GB) and Max. Picture Capacity
(GB), as shown in Figure 10.18.
Figure 10.18 Configure Record/Picture Quota
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5.
You can copy the quota settings of the current camera to other cameras if required. Click the Copy button to
enter the Copy Camera menu, as shown in Figure 10.19.
Figure 10.19Copy Settings to Other Camera(s)
6.
Select the camera (s) to be configured with the same quota settings. You can also click the checkbox of
Analog to select all cameras.
7.
Click the OK button to finish the Copy settings and back to the Storage Mode interface.
8.
Click the Apply button to apply the settings.
Note: If the quota capacity is set to 0, then all cameras will use the total capacity of HDD for record and
picture capture.
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10.6 Checking HDD Status
Purpose:
You may check the status of the installed HDDs on NVR so as to take immediate check and maintenance in case of
HDD failure.
Checking HDD Status in HDD Information Interface
Steps:
1.
Enter the HDD Information interface.
Menu > HDD>General
2.
Check the status of each HDD which is displayed on the list, as shown in Figure 10.20.
Figure 10.20 View HDD Status (1)
Note: If the status of HDD is Normal or Sleeping, it works normally. If the status is Uninitialized or Abnormal,
please initialize the HDD before use. And if the HDD initialization is failed, please replace it with a new one.
Checking HDD Status in HDD Information Interface
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance > System Info
2.
Click the HDD tab to view the status of each HDD displayed on the list, as shown in Figure 10.21.
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Figure 10.21 View HDD Status (2)
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10.7 HDD Detection
Purpose:
The device provides the HDD detection function such as the adopting of the S.M.A.R.T. and the Bad Sector
Detection technique. The S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a monitoring system
for HDD to detect and report on various indicators of reliability in the hopes of anticipating failures.
S.M.A.R.T. Settings
Steps:
1.
Enter the S.M.A.R.T Settings interface.
Menu > HDD >S.M.A.R.T.
2.
Select the HDD to view its S.M.A.R.T information list, as shown in Figure 10.22.
Figure 10.22 S.M.A.R.T Settings Interface
The related information of the S.M.A.R.T. is shown on the interface.
You can choose the self-test types as Short Test, Expanded Test or the Conveyance Test.
Click the start button to start the S.M.A.R.T. HDD self-evaluation.
Note: If you want to use the HDD even when the S.M.A.R.T. checking is failed, you can check the checkbox of the
Continue to use the disk when self-evaluation is failed item.
Bad Sector Detection
Steps:
1.
Enter the Bad Sector Detection tab page.
2.
Select in the dropdown list of the HDD you want to configure
3.
Click the Detect button to start the detection
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Figure 10. 23 Bad Sector Detection
4.
If the HDD is normal you can see the green color icon on the screen, otherwise the red icon is shown.
And you can click Error info button to see the detailed damage information
And you can also pause or cancel the detection.
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10.8 Configuring HDD Error Alarms
Purpose:
You can configure the HDD error alarms when the HDD status is Uninitialized or Abnormal.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Exception interface.
Menu > Configuration > Exceptions
2.
Select the Exception Type to HDD Error from the dropdown list.
3.
Click the checkbox(s) below to select the HDD error alarm type (s), as shown in Figure 10.24.
Note: The alarm type can be selected to: Audio Warning, Notify Surveillance Center, Send Email and
Trigger Alarm Output. Please refer to Chapter 8.6 Setting Alarm Response Actions.
Figure 10.24 Configure HDD Error Alarm
4.
When the Trigger Alarm Output is selected, you can also select the alarm output to be triggered from the list
below.
5.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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11.1 Configuring OSD Settings
Purpose:
You can configure the OSD (On-screen Display) settings for the camera, including date /time, camera name, etc.
Steps:
1.
Enter the OSD Configuration interface.
Menu > Camera > OSD
2.
Select the camera to configure OSD settings.
3.
Edit the Camera Name in the text field.
4.
Configure the Display Name, Display Date and Display Week by clicking the checkbox.
5.
Select the Date Format, Time Format and Display Mode.
Figure 11.1 OSD Configuration Interface
6.
You can use the mouse to click and drag the text frame on the preview window to adjust the OSD position.
7.
Click the Apply button to apply the settings.
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11.2 Configuring Privacy Mask
Purpose:
You are allowed to configure the four-sided privacy mask zones that cannot be viewed by the operator. The privacy
mask can prevent certain surveillance areas to be viewed or recorded.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Privacy Mask Settings interface.
Menu > Camera >Privacy Mask
2.
Select the camera to set privacy mask.
3.
Click the checkbox of Enable Privacy Mask to enable this feature.
Figure 11.2Privacy Mask Settings Interface
4.
Use the mouse to draw a zone on the window. The zones will be marked with different frame colors.
Note: Up to 4 privacy masks zones can be configured and the size of each area can be adjusted.
5.
The configured privacy mask zones on the window can be cleared by clicking the corresponding Clear
Zone1-4 icons on the right side of the window, or click Clear All to clear all zones.
Figure 11.3 Set Privacy Mask Area
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6.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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11.3 Configuring Video Parameters
Steps:
1.
Enter the Image Settings interface.
Menu > Camera >Image
Figure 11.4 Image Settings Interface
2.
Select the camera to set image parameters.
3.
You can click on the arrow to change the value of each parameter.
4.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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12.1 Viewing System Information
12.1.1 Viewing Device Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
2.
Click the Device Info tab to enter the Device Information menu to view the device name, model, serial No. ,
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
firmware version and encode version, as shown in Figure 12.1.
Figure 12.1 Device Information Interface
12.1.2 Viewing Camera Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
2.
Click the Camera tab to enter the Camera Information menu to view the status of each camera, as shown in
Figure 12.2.
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Figure 12.2Camera Information Interface
12.1.3 Viewing Record Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
2.
Click the Record tab to enter the Record Information menu to view the recording status encoding
parameters of each camera, as shown in Figure 12.3.
Figure 12.3Record Information Interface
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12.1.4 Viewing Alarm Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
2.
Click the Alarm tab to enter the Alarm Information menu to view the alarm information, as shown in Figure
12.4.
Figure 12.4 Alarm Information Interface
12.1.5 Viewing Network Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
2.
Click the Network tab to enter the Network Information menu to view the network information, as shown in
Figure 12.5.
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Figure 12.5 Network Information Interface
12.1.6 Viewing HDD Information
Steps:
1.
Enter the System Information interface.
Menu >Maintenance>System Info
2.
Click the HDD tab to enter the HDD Information menu to view the HDD status, free space, property, etc., as
shown in Figure 12.6.
Figure 12.6 HDD Information Interface
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12.2 Searching & Export Log Files
Purpose:
The operation, alarm, exception and information of the NVR can be stored in log files, which can be viewed and
exported at any time.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Log Search interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Log Search
Figure 12.7 Log Search Interface
2.
Set the log search conditions to refine your search, including the Start Time, End Time, Major Type and
Minor Type.
3.
Click the Search button to start search log files.
4.
The matched log files will be displayed on the list shown below.
Figure 12.8 Log Search Results
Note: Up to 2000 log files can be displayed each time.
5.
You can click the
button of each log or double click it to view its detailed information, as shown in
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Figure 12.8. And you can also click the
button to view the related video files if available.
Figure 12.9 Log Details
6.
If you want to export the log files, click the Export button to enter the Export menu, as shown in Figure
12.10.
Figure 12.10 Export Log Files
7.
Select the backup device from the dropdown list of Device Name.
8.
Click the Export to export the log files to the selected backup device.
You can click the New Folder button to create new folder in the backup device, or click the Format button to
format the backup device before log export.
Notes:
1)
Please connect the backup device to NVR before operating log export.
2)
The log files exported to the backup device are named by exporting time, e.g.,
20110514124841logBack.txt.
To export all the log files:
You can enter the Log Export interface.
Menu> Maintenance> Log Information> Log Export
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Figure 12. 11 Log Export Interface
You can check the checkbox of the HDD.
Click the Export button to export all the log files stored in the HDD.
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12.3 Importing/Exporting Configuration Files
Purpose:
The configuration files of the NVR can be exported to local device for backup; and the configuration files of one
NVR can be imported to multiple NVR devices if they are to be configured with the same parameters.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Import/Export Configuration File interface.
Menu > Maintenance >Import/Export
Figure 12.12 Import/Export Config File
2.
Click the Export button to export configuration files to the selected local backup device.
3.
To import a configuration file, select the file from the selected backup device and click the Import button.
After the import process is completed, you must reboot the NVR.
Note: After having finished the import of configuration files, the device will reboot automatically.
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12.4 Upgrading System
Purpose:
The firmware on your NVR can be upgraded by local backup device or remote FTP server.
12.4.1 Upgrading by Local Backup Device
Steps:
1.
Connect your NVR with a local backup device where the update firmware file is located.
2.
Enter the Upgrade interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Upgrade
3.
Click the Local Upgrade tab to enter the local upgrade menu, as shown in Figure 12.13.
Figure 12.13 Local Upgrade Interface
4.
Select the update file from the backup device.
5.
Click the Upgrade button to start upgrading.
6.
After the upgrading is complete, reboot the NVR to activate the new firmware.
12.4.2 Upgrading by FTP
Before you start:
Configure PC (running FTP server) and NVR to the same Local Area Network. Run the 3rd-party TFTP software on
the PC and copy the firmware into the root directory of TFTP.
Steps:
1.
Enter the Upgrade interface.
Menu >Maintenance>Upgrade
2.
Click the FTP tab to enter the local upgrade interface, as shown in Figure 12.14.
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Figure 12.14 FTP Upgrade Interface
3.
Enter the FTP Server Address in the text field.
4.
Click the Upgrade button to start upgrading.
5.
After the upgrading is complete, reboot the NVR to activate the new firmware.
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12.5 Restoring Default Settings
Steps:
1.
Enter the Default interface.
Menu > Maintenance > Default
Figure 12.15 Restore Factory Default
2.
Click the OK button to restore the default settings.
Note: Except the network parameters (including IP address, subnet mask, gateway, MTU, NIC working mode,
default route and server port), all other parameters of the device will be restored to factory default settings.
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13.1 Configuring RS-232 Serial Port
Purpose:
The RS-232 port can be used in two ways:
• Parameters Configuration: Connect a PC to the NVR through the PC serial port. Device parameters can be
configured by using software such as HyperTerminal. The serial port parameters must be the same as the NVR’s
when connecting with the PC serial port.
• Transparent Channel: Connect a serial device directly to the NVR. The serial device will be controlled remotely by
the PC through the network and the protocol of the serial device.
Steps:
1.
Enter the RS-232 Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration> RS-232
Figure 13.1RS-232 Settings Interface
2.
Configure RS-232 parameters, including baud rate, data bit, stop bit, parity, flow control and usage.
3.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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13.2 Configuring General Settings
Purpose:
You can configure the BNC output standard, VGA output resolution, mouse pointer speed through the Menu >
Configuration > General interface.
Steps:
1.
Enter the General Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration>General
2.
Select the General tab.
Figure 13.2General Settings Interface
3.
Configure the following settings:
• Language: The default language used is English.
• CVBS Output Standard: Select the CVBS output standard to NTSC or PAL, which must be the
same with the video input standard.
• VGA Resolution: Select the VGA output resolution, which must be the same with the resolution of
the monitor screen.
• HDMI Resolution: Select the HDMI resolution, which must be the same with the resolution of the
monitor screen.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
4.
Time Zone: Select the time zone.
Date Format: Select the date format.
System Date: Select the system date.
System Time: Select the system time.
Mouse Pointer Speed: Set the speed of mouse pointer; 4 levels are configurable.
Enable Wizard: Enable/disable the Wizard when the device starts up.
Enable Password: Enable/disable the use of the login password.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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13.3 Configuring DST Settings
Steps:
1.
Enter the General Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration>General
2.
Choose DST Settings tab.
Figure 13.3 DST Settings Interface
You can check the checkbox before the Auto DST Adjustment item.
Or you can manually check the Enable DST checkbox, and then you choose the date of the DST period.
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13.4 Configuring More Settings for Device
Parameters
Steps:
1.
Enter the General Settings interface.
Menu >Configuration>General
2.
Click the More Settings tab to enter the More Settings interface, as shown in Figure 13. 4.
Figure 13. 4 More Settings Interface
3.
Configure the following settings:
• Device Name: Edit the name of NVR.
• Device No.: Edit the serial number of NVR. The Device No. can be set in the range of 1~255, and the
default No. is 255. The number is used for the remote and keyboard control.
• Output Mode: Select the output mode to: Standard, Bright, Gentle or Vivid.
• CVBS Output Brightness: Adjust the video output brightness.
• Operation Timeout: Set timeout time for menu inactivity. E.g.,when the timeout time is set to 5
Minutes, then the system will exit from the current operation menu to live view screen after 5
minutes of menu inactivity.
• Menu Output Mode: You can choose the menu display on different video output. There are auto,
HDMI, VGA and Main CVBS selectable.
4.
Click the Apply button to save the settings.
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13.5 Managing User Accounts
Purpose:
There is a default account in the NVR: Administrator. The Administrator user name is admin and the password is
12345. The Administrator has the permission to add and delete user and configure user parameters.
13.5.1 Adding a User
Steps:
1.
Enter the User Management interface.
Menu >Configuration>User
Figure 13. 5 User Management Interface
2.
Click the Add button to enter the Add User interface.
Figure 13. 6Add User Menu
3.
Enter the information for new user, including User Name, Password, Level and User’s MAC Address.
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Level: Set the user level to Operator or Guest. Different user levels have different operating permission.
• Operator: The Operator user level has permission of Two-way Audio in Remote Configuration and all
operating permission in Camera Configuration.
• Guest: The Guest user has no permission of Two-way Audio in Remote Configuration and only has the
local/remote playback in the Camera Configuration.
• User’s MAC Address: The MAC address of the remote PC which logs onto the NVR. If it is configured
and enabled, it only allows the remote user with this MAC address to access the NVR.
4.
Click the OK button to save the settings and go back to the User Management interface. The added new user
will be displayed on the list, as shown in Figure 13. 7.
Figure 13. 7 Added User Listed in User Management Interface
5.
Select the user from the list and then click the
button to enter the Permission settings interface, as shown
in Figure 13. 8.
Figure 13. 8 User Permission Settings Interface
6.
Set the operating permission of Local Configuration, Remote Configuration and Camera Configuration for
the user.
Local Configuration
• Local Log Search: Searching and viewing logs and system information of NVR.
• Local Parameters Settings: Configuring parameters, restoring factory default parameters and
importing/exporting configuration files.
• Local Camera Management: The adding, deleting and editing of IP cameras.
• Local Advanced Operation: Operating HDD management (initializing HDD, setting HDD
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property), upgrading system firmware, clearing I/O alarm output.
• Local Shutdown Reboot: Shutting down or rebooting the NVR.
Remote Configuration
• Remote Log Search: Remotely viewing logs that are saved on the NVR.
• Remote Parameters Settings: Remotely configuring parameters, restoring factory default
parameters and importing/exporting configuration files.
•
•
•
•
•
Remote Camera Management: Remote adding, deleting and editing of the IP cameras.
Remote Serial Port Control: Configuring settings for RS-232 and RS-485 ports.
Remote Video Output Control: Sending remote button control signal.
Two-Way Audio: Realizing two-way radio between the remote client and the NVR.
Remote Alarm Control: Remotely arming (notify alarm and exception message to the remote client)
and controlling the alarm output.
• Remote Advanced Operation: Remotely operating HDD management (initializing HDD, setting
HDD property), upgrading system firmware, clearing I/O alarm output.
• Remote Shutdown/Reboot: Remotely shutting down or rebooting the NVR.
Camera Configuration
• Remote Live View: Remotely viewing live video of the selected camera (s).
• Local Manual Operation: Locally starting/stopping manual recording, picture capturing and alarm
output of the selected camera (s).
• Remote Manual Operation: Remotely starting/stopping manual recording, picture capturing and
alarm output of the selected camera (s).
•
•
•
•
•
7.
Local Playback: Locally playing back recorded files of the selected camera (s).
Remote Playback: Remotely playing back recorded files of the selected camera (s).
Local PTZ Control: Locally controlling PTZ movement of the selected camera (s).
Remote PTZ Control: Remotely controlling PTZ movement of the selected camera (s).
Local Video Export: Locally exporting recorded files of the selected camera (s).
Click the OK button to save the settings and exit interface.
Note: Only the admin user account has the permission of restoring factory default parameters.
13.5.2 Deleting a User
Steps:
1.
Enter the User Management interface.
Menu >Configuration>User
2.
Select the user to be deleted from the list, as shown in Figure 13. 9.
Figure 13. 9 User List
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3.
Click the
icon to delete the selected user.
13.5.3 Editing a User
Steps:
1.
Enter the User Management interface.
Menu >Configuration>User
2.
Select the user to be edited from the list, as shown in Figure 13. 9.
3.
Click the
icon to enter the Edit User interface, as shown in Figure 13. 10.
Note: The admin user can also be edited.
Figure 13. 10 Edit User Interface
4.
Edit the user information, including user name, password, level and MAC address.
5.
Click the OK button to save the settings and exit the menu.
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Glossary
• Dual Stream: Dual stream is a technology used to record high resolution video locally while transmitting a
lower resolution stream over the network. The two streams are generated by the DVR, with the main stream
having a maximum resolution of 4CIF and the sub-stream having a maximum resolution of CIF.
• HDD: Acronym for Hard Disk Drive. A storage medium which stores digitally encoded data on platters with
magnetic surfaces.
• DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network application protocol used by devices
(DHCP clients) to obtain configuration information for operation in an Internet Protocol network.
• HTTP: Acronym for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. A protocol to transfer hypertext request and information
between servers and browsers over a network
• PPPoE: PPPoE, Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet, is a network protocol for encapsulating
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) frames inside Ethernet frames. It is used mainly with ADSL services where
individual users connect to the ADSL transceiver (modem) over Ethernet and in plain Metro Ethernet
networks.
• DDNS: Dynamic DNS is a method, protocol, or network service that provides the capability for a networked
device, such as a router or computer system using the Internet Protocol Suite, to notify a domain name server
to change, in real time (ad-hoc) the active DNS configuration of its configured hostnames, addresses or other
information stored in DNS.
• Hybrid DVR: A hybrid DVR is a combination of a DVR and NVR.
• NTP: Acronym for Network Time Protocol. A protocol designed to synchronize the clocks of computers
over a network.
• NTSC: Acronym for National Television System Committee. NTSC is an analog television standard used in
such countries as the United States and Japan. Each frame of anNTSC signal contains 525 scan lines at 60Hz.
• NVR: Acronym for Network Video Recorder. An NVR can be a PC-based or embedded system used for
centralized management and storage for IP cameras, IP Domes and other DVRs.
• PAL: Acronym for Phase Alternating Line. PAL is also another video standard used in broadcast televisions
systems in large parts of the world. PAL signal contains 625 scan lines at 50Hz.
• PTZ: Acronym for Pan, Tilt, Zoom. PTZ cameras are motor driven systems that allow the camera to pan left
and right, tilt up and down and zoom in and out.
• USB: Acronym for Universal Serial Bus. USB is a plug-and-play serial bus standard to interface devices to a
host computer.
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FAQ
• Why does my NVR make a beeping sound after booting?
The possible reasons for the warning beep on the NVR are as follows:
a)
There is no HDD installed in the NVR.
b)
The HDD is not initialized.
c)
HDD error
To cancel the beeping sound and use the NVR without HDD, enter the Exception Settings interface. For detailed
information, see Chapter 8.5 Handling Exceptions Alarm.
• Why does the NVR seem unresponsive when operating with the IR remote control?
Please read through the section Using the IR Remote Control, and check:
a) The batteries are installed correctly in the remote, making sure that the polarities of the batteries are not
reversed.
b) The batteries are fresh and are not out of power.
c) The remote has not been tampered with.
d) There are no fluorescent lamps in use nearby.
• Why does the PTZ seem unresponsive?
If the PTZ seem unresponsive, please check:
a) The RS-485 cable is properly connected.
b) The dome decoder type is correct.
c) The dome decoder speed configuration is correct.
d) The dome decoder address bit configuration is correct.
e) That the main board RS-485 interface is not broken.
• Why is there no video recorded after setting the motion detection?
If there are no recorded video after setting the motion detection, please check:
a) The recording schedule is setup correctly by following the steps listed in Configuring Motion Detection
Record and Capture.
b) The motion detection area is configured correctly (See Setup Motion Detection Alarm).
c) The channels are being triggered for motion detection (See Setup Motion Detection Alarm).
• Why doesn’t the NVR detect my USB export device for exporting recorded files?
There’s a chance that the NVR and your USB device is not compatible. Please refer to our company’s website to
view a list of compatible devices.
• My NVR is in Live View mode and the menu does not show up. It does not respond to the mouse, the front
panel, the remote or keyboard.
Your NVR may be in auxiliary mode. This occurs when the Main/Spot button is pressed on the front panel. To return
to the previous mode of operation, press the button again and then press the Enter button on the front panel.
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List of Compatible IP Cameras
List of
IP Cameras Supported by DS-9600/8600/7700/7600NI-ST and
DS-7700/7600NI-SP Series
Note: For the list, our company holds right to interpret.
Type
Model
Video
Max.
Compression
Resolution
Version
Audio
Sub stream
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Standard
DS-2CD883F-E
V4.0.1 build 120508
H.264/MPEG4
5MP
Standard
DS-2CD886MF-E
V2.0 build 110715
H.264
DS_2CD854F-E
DS_2CD754F-E
Standard
V4.0.1 build 120508
DS-2CD754F-EI
3MP
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD8254F-E
Standard
DS-2CD754FWD-E
V4.0.1 build 120508
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD8153F-E
DS-2CD853F-E
Standard
DS-2CD753F-E
V4.0.1 build 120508
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD753F-EI
HD Network
DS-2CD8253F-E
Camera
Standard
DS-2CD7153-E
V4.0.1 build 120508
H.264/
2MP
MPEG4
Standard
DS-2CD876MF/BF-E
V2.0 build 110715
H.264
Standard
DS-2CD877BF
V2.0 build 110715
H.264
Standard
DS-2CD752MF-E
V2.0 build 110614
MPEG4
DS-2CD852MF-E
Standard
DS-2CD852F-E
V2.0 build 110426
H.264
DS-2CD8464F-EI
DS-2CD863PF/NF-E
Standard
V4.0.1 build 120508
DS-2CD864FWD-E
1.3MP
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD763PF/NF-E
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DS-2CD763NF-EI
Standard
V2.0 build 110614
MPEG4
DS-2CD862MF-E
720P
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
1.4MP
No
No
CIF
Yes
Yes
Standard
V2.0 build 110426
H.264
Standard
DS-2CD7133-E
V4.0.1 build 120508
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD733F-E
VGA
DS-2CD733F-EI
Standard
V4.0.1 build 120508
DS-2CD833F-E
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD8133F-E
DS-2CD802NF
Standard
V2.0 build 090522
DS-2CD812PF
H.264
DS-2CD832F
Standard
SD Network
Camera
DS-2CD892PF
V2.0 build 090715
MPEG4
DS-2CD892NF
DS-2CD893PF/NF-E
DS-2CD893PFWD-E
4CIF
DS-2CD893NFWD-E
DS-2CD793PF/NF-E
DS-2CD793PF-EI
Standard
V4.0.1 build 120508
DS-2CD793NF-EI
H.264/MPEG4
DS-2CD793PFWD-E
DS-2CD793PFWD-EI
DS-2CD793NFWD-E
DS-2CD793NFWD-EI
DS-2CD986A(B)
Standard
V3.1.0 build 120423
DS-2CD986A(C)
H.264
5MP
Standard
DS-2CD986C(B)
V2.1 build 110521
H.264
DS-2CD976(B)
Intelligent
Standard
V3.1.0 build 120423
DS-2CD976(C)
H.264
Traffic
DS-2CD977(B)
Camera
Standard
V3.1.0 build 120423
DS-2CD977(C)
H.264
DS-2CD976-V(B)
2MP
Standard
V3.1.0 build 120423
DS-2CD976-V(C)
H.264
Standard
DS-2CD966/966-V(B)
V3.1.0 build 120423
H.264
Thermal Camera
DS-2CD8313PF-E
V3.0 build 110812
208
Standard
H.264
Standard
DS-2DF1-572
V4.0.0 build 110830
720P
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
2MP
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
4CIF
Yes
Yes
H.264
Standard
DS-2DF1-518
V3.0.1 build 110811
H.264
Network
Speed Dome
Standard
DS-2DF1-618H
V3.1.0 build 110811
H.264
Standard
DS-2DF1-718
V3.1.0 build 110811
H.264
DS-6601HFHI
HD DVS
Standard
V1.0.1 build 120409
DS-6601HFHI/L
H.264
DS-6501HCI-SATA
Standard
DS-6504HCI-SATA
V1.0.1 build110104
H.264
DS-6516HCI-SATA
Standard
DS-6508HFI-SATA
V1.0.1 build110104
H.264
SD DVS
DS-6601HCI
Standard
DS-6602HCI
V1.2.0 build120215
H.264
DS-6604HCI
DS-6601HFI
Standard
DS-6602HFI
V1.2.0 build120215
H.264
DS-6604HFI
209
List of Third-party IP Cameras Supported by DS-9600/8600/7700/7600NI-ST and
DS-7700/7600NI-SP Series
Note: ONVIF compatibility refers to the camera can be supported both when it uses the ONVIF protocol and its
private protocols. Only ONVIF is supported refers to the camera can only be supported when it uses the ONVIF
protocol.
Max.
IPC Manufacturer or
Video
Model
Version
Protocol
Sub
Audi
Resolutio
Compression
strea
o
n
m
1280*102
AV1305M
65175
H.264
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
4
1600*120
AV2155
65143
H.264
0
1920*108
Arecont
AV2815
65220
H.264
0
1920*108
AV3105M
65175
H.264
0
1920*108
AV5105
65175
H.264
0
M1114
5.09.1
H.264
1280*800
No
Yes
5.21.1
H.264
704*576
No
No
5.21.1
H.264
1280*800
No
Yes
5.11.2
H.264
768*576
Yes
Yes
5.20
H.264
1440*900
Yes
Yes
5.20.1
H.264
800*600
Yes
No
5.20.1
H.264
1440*900
Yes
Yes
P5532
5.15
H.264
720*576
No
Yes
Q7404
5.02
H.264
720*576
Yes
Yes
1 Application: 1.06
H.264/MPEG
1280*960
Yes
No
2 Image data: 1.06
4
1 Application: 1.34
H.264/MPEG
1280*960
Yes
No
2 Image data: 1.06
4
1280×960
No
Yes
M3011
(ONVIF compatibility)
M3014
(ONVIF compatibility)
P3301
(ONVIF compatibility)
Axis
P3304
(ONVIF compatibility)
P3343
(ONVIF compatibility)
P3344
(ONVIF compatibility)
WV-SF336H
Panasonic
WV-SP306H
1.8.2-20120327-2.9310Pelco
D5118
H.264
A1.7852
210
1.8.2-20120327-2.9081IXE20DN-AAXVUU2
1920×108
H.264
A1.7852
1.8.2-20120327-2.9081IXE10DN-ACDJV44
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
1280×102
H.264
A1.7852
4
1.8.2-20120327-2.9080IX30DN-ACFZHB3
No
0
2048×153
H.264
A1.7852
6
H.264/MPEG
SNB-3000P
V 1.41_110709
704*576
4
2048*153
SNB-7000P
V1.10_110819
H.264
6
Samsung
1280*102
SNB-5000P
V2.00_110727
H.264
(ONVIF compatibility)
4
1280*102
SNZ-5200
V1.04_110825
H.264
4
1280*102
SNP-5200H
V1.04_110825
H.264
4
1920*108
VCC-HD2300P
2.03-02(110318-00)
H.264
0
1920*108
VCC-HD2500P
2.02-02(110208-00)
H.264
0
Sanyo
1920*108
VCC-HD4600P
2.03-02(110315-00)
H.264
0
1920*108
VCC-HD5400
2.03-06(110315-00)
H.264
0
SONY
(Only ONVIF is
SNC-DH220T
1.50.00
D5110
MG.1.6.03P1
H.264/MPEG4
2048×1536
H.264/MPEG
1280×102
4
4
supported)
F3106
H.264
1280×102
MPEG4
4
H.264
1920×108
MPEG4
0
MPEG4
640×480
MG.1.6.03P1
Zavio
F3206
F531E
M2.1.6.01C2
LM.1.6.18
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