SHDVR-04
SHDVR-08
SHDVR-16
H.264 Network DVR
Quick Setup Guide
GUI Display with USB Mouse Control
1.
GUI DISPLAY WITH USB MOUSE CONTROL
1.1
Connect USB Mouse
1.2
Quick Menu Bar
1.3
Main Menu
2.
FRONT AND REAR PANELS
2.1
Front Panel
2.2
Rear Panel
3.
BASIC OPERATION
3.1
Live Page
3.2
Record Icon
3.3
Playback
3.4
User Level Switch
3.5
VGA Output Resolution Support
3.6
System Sources Reallocation
4.
REMOTE SURVEILLANCE
5.
PACKAGE CONTENTS
6.
SECURITY CAMERAS
Please read instructions thoroughly before operation and retain it for future reference.
For the actual display & operation, please refer to your DVR in hand.
Copyright © 2011
QSG_V1.2_R201201-V05
1. GUI DISPLAY WITH USB MOUSE CONTROL
1.1 Connect USB Mouse
Connect your USB mouse to one of the USB ports on the DVR front panel, and
check if there’s a mouse icon (
) on the screen, indicating the USB mouse is
detected properly.
Move your mouse to enter the DVR password with the password keypad. The
default administrator password is 0000. The status will be changed from
(key lock) to
(administrator), and the quick menu bar appears on the left
side of the screen.
Note:
There are two user levels for DVR access which can be set in the main menu
“SYSTEM”  “TOOLS”. For details, please refer to your user manual.
Password Input
Quick Menu: Close
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1.2 Quick Menu Bar
Move to the arrow mark to extend the quick menu bar and show the five
functions as follows:
Quick Menu: Open
Click to show the channel switch panel and select the channel you
want. For details, please refer to “3.2 Quick Menu Bar” in the user
manual.
Click to display the playback control panel, and click
latest recorded video clip, or click
to play the
to enter the search list.
Switch to the channel you want first, and click
to enter the
zoom-in mode. In this mode, click and drag the red frame on the
bottom left of the screen to move to the place you want to see. To
exit this mode, click .
Click to select the audio channel you want:
In the live mode, only the live audio channels can be selected.
In the playback mode, live and playback audio channels can be
selected.
Click to enter the PTZ mode and show the PTZ camera control
panel.
Click to show the power off panel to either halt or reboot the system.
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1.3 Main Menu
Right-click anywhere on the screen to show the main menu as follows, and
right-click again to exit.
Main Menu
QUICK START
Click to set the status display,
image settings, and date & time.
DATE SETUP
Click to set the date display and
daylight saving.
SYSTEM
Click to set the system
configurations.
EVENT INFORMATION
Click to enter the event search
menu.
ADVANCED CONFIG
Click to set CAMERA,
DETECTION, ALERT, NETWORK,
DISPLAY, RECORD and DEVICES.
SCHEDULE SETTING
Click to set record timer, detection
timer, and alarm timer.
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Main Menu Structure
QUICK START
GENERAL
TIME SETUP
DATE SETUP
DATE INFO
DAYLIGHT
SYSTEM
TOOLS
SYSTEM INFO
CHANNEL TITLE
EVENT STATUS
DATE DISPLAY
MOUSE SENSITIVITY
PRIORITY (For Selected Model
Only)
RECORD CONFIG
DATE
TIME
DISPLAY DATE OF MODE
FORMAT
DAYLIGHT SAVING
LANGUAGE
ADMIN PASSWORD
OPERATOR PASSWORD
UPGRADE
BACKUP CONFIG
RESTORE CONFIG
BAUD RATE
HOST ID
R.E.T.R. (For Selected Models
Only)
AUTO KEY LOCK
CLEAR HDD
RESET DEFAULT
REMOTE CONTROL ID
SERIAL TYPE
VIDEO FORMAT
VERSION
BACKUP DATA (USB)
BACKUP DATA (DVD)
(For Selected Models
Only)
BACKUP LOG (USB)
EVENT
INFORMATION
QUICK SEARCH
EVENT SEARCH
HDD INFO
EVENT LOG
ADVANCED CONFIG
CAMERA
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BRIGHTNESS
CONTRAST
SATURATION
HUE
COV.
REC
CHANNEL TITLE
DETECTION
ALERT
NETWORK
ADVANCED CONFIG
DISPLAY
RECORD
DEVICES (For Selected
Models Only)
SCHEDULE
SETTING
RECORD
DETECTION
ALARM
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LS
SS
TS
MOTION
ALARM
AREA
EXT. ALERT
INT. BUZZER
KEY BUZZER
VLOSS BUZZER
MOTION BUZZER
ALARM BUZZER
HDD BUZZER
ALARM DURATION (SEC)
HDD NEARLY FULL (GB)
NETWORK
SNTP
FTP
E-MAIL
DDNS
DE-INTERLACE
(For Selected Models Only)
FULL SCREEN DURATION
QUAD SCREEN DURATION
(For Selected Models Only)
DWELL SCREEN DURATION
(For Selected Models Only)
DISPLAY COVERT
HDD DISPLAY MODE
VGA OUTPUT
ALPHA BLENDING
RECORD CONFIG
MANUAL RECORD
EVENT RECORD
TIMER RECORD
PRE-ALARM RECORD
(For Selected Models Only)
OVERWRITE
EVENT RECORD ALL CH
KEEP DATA LIMIT (DAYS)
RECORD CONFIG
2. FRONT AND REAR PANELS
2.1 Front Panel
1)
LED Indicators
HDD is reading or recording.
An alarm is triggered.
Timer recording is on.
Under playback status.
DVR is powered on.
2)
 (▲) /  (▼) /  (◄) /  (►)
Press ▲ / ▼ / ◄ / ► to move up / down / left / right.
In the playback mode:
Press “” to pause playback.
Press “” to stop playback.
Press ““ to fast forward.
Press ““ to fast rewind.
3)
MENU
Press to enter the main menu.
4)
ENTER
Press to confirm the setting.
5)
LIST (Event List Search)
Press to quickly search the recorded files by event lists: RECORD / MOTION /
ALARM / TIME, or select FULL to show all the event logs.
To quickly search the time you want, select “QUICK SEARCH”. Set the time
range you want, and select “Start” to play the recorded video clip during the
specified time.
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6)
PLAY
Press to playback the latest recorded data.
7)
SLOW
In the playback mode, press to show slow playback.
8)
ZOOM
Press to enlarge the picture of selected channel in the FRAME or FIELD
recording mode.
9)
SEQ
Press to display each channel in full screen one by one starting from CH1.
When the last channel is displayed, it will repeat from CH1 again. To exit this
mode, press “SEQ” again.
10)
Press to show the 4 channel display mode.
11)
CH1 ~ 16 / 1 ~ 8 / 1 ~ 4
Press the channel number buttons to select the channel to display.
12)
SEARCH (For Selected Models Only)
Press to enter the time search menu. Set the time range you want, and select
“START” to play the recorded video clip during the specified time.
13)
AUDIO (SLOW + ZOOM)
Press “SLOW” + “ZOOM” to select live or playback audio from audio channel
1~4.
Live audio from audio channel
1~4 (indicated in white)
Playback audio from audio
channel 1~4 (indicated in yellow)
Audio channel unselected
14)
P.T.Z. (
+ SEQ)
Press “
” + “SEQ” at the same time to enter / exit the PTZ control mode.
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15)
USB port
There are two USB ports on the front panel, one for connecting your USB
mouse for mouse control, and the other one for connecting your USB flash drive
for video backup.
Note:
It’s not allowed to have two USB mice or two USB flash drives connected on
the front panel.
For the compatible USB flash drive list, please refer to “APPENDIX 3” in the
user manual.
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(For Selected Models Only)
Press “ ” to open / close the DVD Writer.
2.2 Rear Panel
1)
75Ω / HI-IMPEDANCE (For Selected Models Only)
When using Loop function, please switch to HI-IMPEDANCE. When you don’t
use Loop function, please switch to 75Ω.
2)
VIDEO IN (1 ~ 16 / 1 ~ 8 / 1 ~ 4): Connect to the video connector of a camera.
VIDEO LOOP (1 ~ 16 / 1 ~ 8 / 1 ~ 4): Video output connector. (For Selected
Models Only)
Note:
The DVR will automatically detect the video system of the camera, please
make sure that the cameras are properly connected to the DVR and
power-supplied before the DVR is turned on.
3)
AUDIO IN (1~4)
Connect to the audio connector of a camera if the camera supports audio
recording.
Note:
To make a video backup with audio, make sure the camera which supports
the audio function is connected to the video-in channel and audio-in channel.
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For example, the audio data from audio CH1 will be recorded with the video
data from video CH1.
4)
AUDIO OUT
Connect to a speaker with 1 mono audio output.
Note:
To know how many audio outputs your DVR supports, please refer to its
specifications.
5)
MONITOR
Connect to a CRT monitor for video output.
6)
CALL (For Selected Models Only)
Connect to a monitor specific for sequence display.
7)
VGA
Connect to a LCD monitor directly.
8)
IR (For Selected Models Only)
Connect the optional IR receiver extension cable for remote control.
9)
EXTERNAL I/O
This port is used to connect external devices (such as speed dome cameras or
external alarm, etc).
For detailed I/O port PIN configuration, please refer to “APPENDIX 6” in your
user manual.
10)
LAN
Connect to Internet by LAN cable.
11)
DC 19V
Connect to the supplied adapter.
12)
Power Switch
Switch to “” to turn on the power, and “” to turn off the power.
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3. BASIC OPERATION
3.1 Live Page
Icon
Function
Icon
Function
Icon
Function
Live audio
channel (1~4)
Playback audio
channel (1~4)
Audio channel
off
Digital zoom on
Digital zoom off
Timer recording
Network
disconnected
Internet
connected
USB flash drive
/ device
connected
USB mouse
connected
LAN connected
No USB device
connected
Key lock
PTZ mode on
HDD overwrite
Administrator
Operator
Sequence
Motion
Recording
Alarm
Record mode:
Frame
Record mode:
Field
Record mode:
CIF
3.2 Record Icon
1)
Manual Recording
By defaults, manual recording is on (
HDD is installed.
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) when the DVR is powered on and a
2)
Event Recording
When the motion detection or alarm is on, the motion icon (
(
3)
) or alarm icon
) shows on the screen for any motion or alarm event.
Timer Recording
When timer recording is on, you will see “
4)
” on the screen.
HDD Overwritten
Be defaults, the HDD overwritten function is set to ON, and “
” will be shown on the
screen.
3.3 Playback
Click “
click
” on the quick menu bar to display the playback control panel, and
to play the latest recorded video clip, or click
to enter the search
list.
Note:
There must be at least 8192 images of recorded data for playback to work
properly. If not, the device will stop playback. For example, if the IPS is set to
30, the recording time should be at least 273 seconds (8192 images / 30 IPS)
for the playback to work properly.
Note:
During playback, the image size of the recording (FRAME, FIELD or CIF) will
be shown on the screen.
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Playback Control
Fast
Increase the speed for fast forward. Click
Forward
once to get 4X speed forward and click twice
to get 8X speed, etc., and the maximum
speed is 32X.
Fast Rewind
Increase the speed for fast rewind. Click once
to get 4X speed rewind and click twice to get
8X speed, etc., and the maximum speed is
32X.
/
Play / Pause
Click to play the latest recorded video clip
immediately, and click again to pause.
In the pause mode, click
once to get one
frame forward, and click
to get one frame
rewind.
/
Stop
Click to stop the video playback.
Slow
Click once to get 1/4X speed playback, and
Playback
click twice to get 1/8X speed playback.
Previous /
Click to jump to the next / previous time
Next Hour
interval in an hour, for example, 11:00 ~ 12:00
or 14:00 ~ 15:00, and start playing the
earliest event video clip recorded during this
whole hour.
Click to set point A and point B in a video clip,
Repeat
and the system will play only the specified
range in that clip.
Click to open the backup menu for video
Backup
backup.
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Event Search
Click
to quickly search the recorded files by event lists: RECORD /
MOTION / ALARM / TIME, or select FULL to show all the event logs.
To quickly search the time you want, select “QUICK SEARCH”. Set the time
range you want, and select “SUBMIT” to play the recorded video clip during the
specified time.
Audio Playback
In the playback mode, click
on the quick menu bar as many times as
needed to select live or playback audio from the audio channel 1~4.
Live audio from
audio channel
1~4 (indicated
in white).
Note:
Playback audio
from audio
channel 1~4
(indicated in
yellow).
Audio channel
unselected
To make a video backup with audio, make sure the camera which supports
the audio function is connected to the video-in channel and audio-in channel.
For example, the audio data from audio CH1 will be recorded with the video
data from video CH1.
3.4 User Level Switch
In the key lock mode (
), move your USB mouse to display the password
input keypad. There are two user levels for accessing the DVR: Administrator
(
) & Operator (
).
When the administrator password is entered,
will be shown on the status
bar of the screen and all operations are allowed. The default administrator
password is 0000.
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When the operator password is entered,
will be shown on the status bar of
the screen, and the main menu is NOT allowed to access. The operator user
level needs to be set in the main menu “SYSTEM”  “TOOLS”.
To switch between these two user levels, click the current user level icon to
switch to the key lock mode, and move your mouse to show the password input
keypad, and enter the password of the user level you want.
3.5 VGA Output Resolution Support
Users are allowed to change the resolution depending on their display monitor.
Right-click to display the main menu, and select “ADVANCED CONFIG” 
“DISPLAY”.
ADVANCED CONFIG
CAMERA
DE-INTERLACE
OFF
DETECTION
FULL SCREEN DURATION
03
ALERT
QUAD SCREEN DURATION
Models Only)
NETWORK
DWELL SCREEN DURATION (For Selected 03
Models Only)
DISPLAY
DISPLAY COVERT
ON
RECORD
HDD DISPLAY MODE
HDD SIZE
DEVICES
VGA OUTPUT
1024 x 768
ALPHA BLENDING
200
(For Selected 03
EXIT
Move to “VGA OUTPUT”, and select the VGA resolution you want. There are
three options as follows:

1024 x 768 (default)

1280 x 1024

1600 x 1200
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Note:
To have the best image quality on your LCD monitor, make sure (1) the
selected DVR VGA output resolution is supported by your monitor, and (2) the
VGA output settings on both the LCD monitor and DVR are consistent.
If the image is not positioned or scaled properly, please go to your monitor’s
menu for adjustment. For details, please refer to the user manual of your LCD
monitor.
3.6 System Sources Reallocation (For Selected Model Only)
This function is used to reallocate the system sources to live display & record.
There are two options for this function: RECORD FIRST / DISPLAY FIRST.
QUICK START
GENERAL
CHANNEL TITLE
ON
TIME SETUP
EVENT STATUS
ON
DATE DISPLAY
ON
MOUSE SENSITIVITY
-‫׀׀׀׀׀׀׀׀׀‬+
PRIORITY (For Selected Model Only)
RECORD FIRST
RECORD CONFIG
SETUP
EXIT
RECORD FIRST:
When this option is selected, Full D1 at real-time
record on all channels is available, and the VGA output
resolution is fixed to 1024 x 768.
DISPLAY FIRST:
When this option is selected, three VGA output
resolutions will be available to choose (1024 x 768 /
1280 x 1024 / 1600 x 1200), but Full D1 real-time
recording on all channels will not be available.
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4. REMOTE SURVEILLANCE
Remote access via different platforms is widely supported:
A)
®
®
®
For mobile platforms, iPhone , AndroidTM, Windows Mobile & BlackBerry are
available with the free program, EagleEyes, installed.
B)
®
®
®
For web browsers, Internet Explorer , Mozilla Firefox , Safari , Google ChromeTM
& Opera are supported.
®
C) Apple’s media player, QuickTime , is also another supported tool.
To monitor and control multiple network devices, you can also install our free CMS
software provided within the CD manual.
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5. PACKAGE CONTENTS
SHDVR-04 / SHDVR-08 / SHDVR-16

One (1) 4CH DVR or SHDVR-08 or SHDVR-16

One (1) Remote Control (batteries included)

One (1) Remote Control User Manual

One (1) Power Adapter with Power Cord

Four (4) HDD Screws

One (1) User Manual & Software CD

One (1) Quick Setup Guide
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6. SECURITY CAMERAS
24 IR Waterproof Bullet Color Camera
42 IR Day & Night Effio-E Weatherproof
650 TVL
Bullet Color Camera
500 TVL / 600 TVL / 700 TVL
EIR24-3650
EIR42X-450VF / EIR42X-460VF / EIR42X-470VF
35 IR True Day & Night Weatherproof
36 IR Day & Night Effio-E Weatherproof
Color Camera
Dome Color Camera
480 TVL
500 TVL / 600 TVL / 700 TVL
EIVD36-450VFB / EIVD36-450VFW
EIR35-F4840
EIVD36-460VFB / EIVD36-460VFW
EIVD36-470VFB / EIVD36-470VFW
For more camera selections, visit our website www.sentryus.com.
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