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  • 1. Overview
  • 2. System Setup
  • 2.1 Position the Unit
  • 2.2 Selecting Video Format
  • 2.3 Connecting Devices to the Unit
  • 2.4 Rear Panel Connections
  • 3. General System Setup
  • 3.1 Front Panel Introduction
  • 3.1.1 LED Definition
  • 3.1.2 Function Keys
  • 3.2 Entering OSD Setup Menu
  • 3.2.1 User Management
  • 3.3 Power Up / Down the Unit
  • 3.4 System Date / Time Setting
  • 3.4.1 Set Date / Time
  • 3.4.2 Daylight Saving Time
  • 3.5 IP Camera Setting
  • 3.5.1 IP Camera Information
  • 3.5.2 Connection Setup
  • 3.5.3 Device Setup
  • 3.5.4 Activated
  • 3.5.5 Status
  • 3.6 Record Schedule / Quality Setting
  • 3.6.1 Schedule Setup
  • 3.6.2 Preset Record Configuration
  • 3.6.3 Per Camera Configuration
  • 3.6.4 Record Event Video Only
  • 3.6.5 ezRecord Setup
  • 3.6.6 Data Lifetime
  • 3.6.7 Circular Recording
  • 3.6.8 Audio Recording
  • 3.6.9 Purge Data
  • 4. Basic Operation
  • 4.1 Viewing Live / Playback Video
  • 4.1.1 Viewing Modes
  • 4.1.2 Digital Zoom
  • 4.1.3 Viewing Live Cameras
  • Freeze Live Image
  • 4.1.4 Viewing Recorded Video
  • Key Usage in Playback
  • Pause Playback and Single Step Forward
  • 4.2 Sequence Setup
  • 4.2.1 Sequence with Main Monitor
  • 4.2.2 Sequence with Call Monitor
  • 4.3 Searching Recorded Video
  • 4.3.1 Searching by Time
  • 4.3.2 Searching by Event
  • 4.4 Video Export
  • 4.4.1 ezBurn Introduction
  • 4.4.2 Export Normal Video
  • 4.4.3 Export Event Video
  • 4.5 Dome Control
  • 4.5.1 Dome Connection
  • 4.5.2 Dome Protocol Setup
  • 4.5.3 RS485 Setup
  • 4.5.4 Dome Controlling Keys
  • 4.5.5 Setting Preset Points
  • 4.5.6 Calling Preset Points
  • 5. Remote Monitoring Software
  • 5.1 Remote Monitoring System Requirements
  • 5.2 Getting Start of Installation
  • 5.2.1 Changing Internet Settings
  • 5.2.2 Install Remote Monitoring Software
  • 5.2.2.1 Login / Logout
  • 5.2.2.2 Software Upgrades
  • 5.3 Basic Operation for Remote Monitor
  • 5.3.1 View Live Video
  • 5.3.1.1 Select Display Mode
  • 5.3.1.2 Operate Cameras with Dome Control
  • 5.3.2 Instant Recording
  • 5.3.2.1 Record Video Instantly
  • 5.3.2.2 Playback Instant Recorded Video
  • 5.3.3 Playback Video
  • 5.3.3.1 Playback Remote Video
  • 5.3.3.2 Playback Local *.drv Files
  • 5.3.3.3 Playback Controls
  • 5.3.4 Verify Digital Signature
  • 5.3.5 Search from Event List
  • 5.3.6 Take a Snapshot
  • 5.3.7 Remote Monitoring Software Trouble Shooting Guide
  • Appendix A: Technical Specifications
  • Appendix B: Connect UTP Camera
  • Appendix C: Connect Analog Camera via UTP Converter
  • Appendix D: Recommended HDDs
  • Appendix E: IP Camera Installation
  • Appendix F: Remote Controller
  • Appendix G: Setting up a DVR behind a Router

Versatile H.

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User’s Manual
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Caution and Preventive Tips
• • • • • Handle with care, do not drop the unit. Mount the unit in an equipment rack or place it on a solid, stable surface. Indoor use only. Do not place the unit in a humid, dusty, oily, or smoky site. Do not place it in an area with poor ventilation or in an area close to fire or other sources of heat. Doing so may damage the unit as well as cause fire or an electric shock. When cleaning is necessary, shut down the system and unplug the unit from the outlet before uncovering the top cover. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use only a damp cloth for cleaning. • Always shut down the system prior connecting or disconnecting accessories, with the exception of USB devices.

This symbol intends to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. This symbol intends to alert the user to the presence of unprotected “Dangerous Voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be strong enough to cause a risk of electric shock.

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When unpacking your unit. Avoid uneven loading or mechanical instability when rack-mounting units. if necessary. The maximum temperature for rack-mounted units is 40 °C. warranty service. Contact your dealer for assistance. DO NOT INSTALL OR OPERATE THIS PRODUCT. Make sure that units are installed to get enough airflow for safe operation. Rack Mounting Consult with the supplier or manufacturer of your equipment rack for the proper hardware and procedure of mounting this product in a safe fashion.DVR User’s Manual Important Information Before proceeding. or if damage is evident. Mains grounding must be reliable and uncompromised by any connections. Check product label for power supply requirements to assure that no overloading of supply circuits or over current protection occurs. check for missing or damaged items. 3 . If any item is missing. please read and observe all instructions and warnings in this manual. Retain this manual with the original bill of sale for future reference and.

......... System Setup......... Overview ..................5 Status ...28 4.......................................................................................................................................................26 3.........................................................................27 4.....24 3...........................4.........................................................................................................27 4........6................23 3................ Basic Operation .........................................DVR User’s Manual Table of Content 1.........21 3....................................................................1 IP Camera Information ............................................................................................12 3.......................................................................2 Digital Zoom .7 Circular Recording.......6...................................................................1 Viewing Live / Playback Video ......................21 3...................................25 3.................................................19 3.........................................3 Per Camera Configuration..........................8 2........................4 Activated ...................................................8 2...........1 User Management..............................2 Connection Setup........6 Data Lifetime ...........8 2...28 Freeze Live Image.............................................................3 Connecting Devices to the Unit..5....6.16 3...........................4 System Date / Time Setting ....................................................................................................................................................................27 4.............................................................................. 11 3..........................2 Function Keys.................9 Purge Data ..............7 2.........................6.........................................2 Selecting Video Format.......................................................................................................................................................5.... General System Setup ..................................................................................................3 Power Up / Down the Unit .19 3................................23 3.................4.............5...1 Viewing Modes ......................................5 ezRecord Setup.........6......................................14 3...24 3.........4 Record Event Video Only .......15 3....................6 Record Schedule / Quality Setting .............................................................................................6..........8 2.......................................................................................................................................................................2 Preset Record Configuration ..1......22 3....................5..................................................2 Entering OSD Setup Menu ......................................9 3..................22 3..............1. 11 3...............1................................................3 Device Setup ...............................................................................................................25 3...2..17 3.................................18 3.....8 Audio Recording....................................................................5 IP Camera Setting ....1 Position the Unit......21 3..............................................................1 Front Panel Introduction .......................... 11 3.......1 Schedule Setup ....................................................28 4 .................................................4 Rear Panel Connections......1 LED Definition ......................20 3.................................................1..3 Viewing Live Cameras.......................2 Daylight Saving Time...................................1..............................5.............................................................6.1 Set Date / Time........17 3..........................................6..............26 4........................................................................6.....

...46 5............2.........................3...48 5.................3........................................2 Instant Recording .47 5..............................................................................2...........40 5....................2...........................................35 Dome Control............41 5.....................3....................49 5.......................3...............2 Dome Protocol Setup ............................................2..1 View Live Video ......................2 Getting Start of Installation.......................................................................1...................4 Dome Controlling Keys.3.........................37 4.......................45 5....45 5........3....................46 5......2 Searching by Event ........4...49 5....2 Playback Local *..2 Operate Cameras with Dome Control ..1 ezBurn Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................38 4..............35 4.........................3 RS485 Setup ........................................48 5..........................................50 5 .....................34 4..1 Playback Remote Video....................................................4.......3 Basic Operation for Remote Monitor.....................................29 Sequence Setup .............39 4........5.........6 Calling Preset Points ................................................2 Install Remote Monitoring Software...........2.........................................................5...........................5.........................41 5..............44 5..............................5..........................4 Verify Digital Signature .....5 Setting Preset Points ......................................2........................................................3 Export Event Video..........................................................................................................................2.........35 4.2 Playback Instant Recorded Video .......5 Search from Event List .................32 Video Export .......33 4....3....36 4....2........................3...1 Dome Connection.......................................3............1 Remote Monitoring System Requirements ..................3......28 Key Usage in Playback ............1 Sequence with Main Monitor ............................................................DVR User’s Manual 4...1 Login / Logout .47 5..............................................................................................43 5..................3.......47 5....30 4....40 5............1...........29 Pause Playback and Single Step Forward ..3..................2 Sequence with Call Monitor................3...........5......................................1 Changing Internet Settings ............................30 4.2....................3 Playback Video......45 5.....................................................................3 Playback Controls ....................31 4........3.4 5................................................................................................................................................3.........drv Files ......4 4........2 Software Upgrades . Remote Monitoring Software...2 4.....................................3 4..............1.................5..........................2 Export Normal Video ......................3.......1 Record Video Instantly ......4.......................50 5.............................................31 4.....................................................................................36 4...................................1 Select Display Mode ......5 Viewing Recorded Video .........3......................2....................33 4.........1 Searching by Time............................................................................30 Searching Recorded Video ....................................................................................................................................................

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5.3.6 5.3.7

Take a Snapshot...................................................................................50 Remote Monitoring Software Trouble Shooting Guide .........................51

Appendix A: Technical Specifications ...........................................................................52 Appendix B: Connect UTP Camera ................................................................................54 Appendix C: Connect Analog Camera via UTP Converter ...........................................56 Appendix D: Recommended HDDs ................................................................................57 Appendix E: IP Camera Installation................................................................................58 Appendix F: Remote Controller......................................................................................62 Appendix G: Setting up a DVR behind a Router ...........................................................64

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1.

Overview
The Versatile H.264 DVR is an integrated digital video recorder that combines the features of a time-lapse audio / video recorder, a multiplexer, and a video server to create a single security solution. Its outstanding triplex operation enables users to view live video, search and playback any recorded video by date/time or event, and remotely monitor the unit via internet on PC, MEANWHILE the recording of the DVR unit is ongoing simultaneously. The Versatile H.264 DVR is enhanced to provide Dual-Codec including H.264 and MJPEG compression mode. Moreover, its distinctive hybrid solution supports the coexistence of network compatible IP devices and convenient analog connections. In addition to these sophisticated functions, another marvelous implementation is the brand-new experience of Graphical User Interface (GUI) that optimizes the monitoring controls of the unit. The Versatile H.264 DVR is pre-installed with remote viewing and configuration software, which is a Web-browser plug-in allowing users to view live or recorded video images, and enables remote configuration. The remote software is stored in the Versatile H.264 DVR and deployed over a LAN, WAN or Internet connection to remote Windows-based computers. This simplifies the installation and maintenance of the software components so all remote users are using the same software coming from the unit.

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System Setup
The notices and introduction on system installation will be described particularly in this chapter. Please follow the description to operate the unit. In order to prevent the unit from data loss and system damage that caused by a sudden power fluctuation, use of an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is highly recommended

2.1

Position the Unit
First, note to position / mount the DVR in a proper place and be sure to power off the unit before making any connections. The placed location should avoid hindering or blocking the unit from airflow. Enough airflow is needed to protect the unit from overheating. The maximum allowable temperature of operating environment is 40°C. The unit utilizes heat-conducting techniques to transfer internal heat to the case, especially to the bottom side of the unit. NOTE: Be sure the rubber feet are not removed, and always leave a space for air ventilation on the unit’s bottom side.

2.2

Selecting Video Format
The DVR is designed to operate under either NTSC or PAL video formats. The switch is on the rear panel.

2.3

Connecting Devices to the Unit
This section lists some important notices that should be read before making any connection to the DVR. Connecting Required Devices Before powering up the unit, cameras and a main monitor should be connected to the unit for basic operation. If needed, connect a call monitor for displaying full screen video of all installed cameras in sequence.

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Refer to Setup Guide for detailed pin definitions. The reason is because the DVR can recognize the external devices only after the power-up process is done completely. and followed by the detailed description of each connector. Alarm I/O & RS485 & Audio In Terminal block connectors are provided to offer users the flexibility to connect the DVR to Alarm I/O. RS-485.4 Rear Panel Connections There are various connectors on the rear panel for the DVR installations. Video Input A group of BNC connectors is offered for video input streams from installed cameras. The definition of pins varies for different models. make sure those devices are connected only after the unit is powered up. The BNC call monitor connector allows users to connect the DVR with an optional call monitor. such as USB ThumbDrive® or any USB devices. and Audio In devices. etc. 9 .DVR User’s Manual Connecting Short-term Device If any short-term devices shall be installed to the DVR as parts of the unit system. Call Monitor The call monitor is used to display full screen video of all installed cameras in sequence. The main monitor displays live image and playback recorded video in either full-screen or split-window format. The following figure shows the connectors by name. Main Monitor (BNC/ VGA) BNC and VGA output connectors are offered for connecting to a main monitor. VGA output connector is optional. 2. The number of connectors is equal to the number of channels.

NOTE: UTP cable transmits Video and Power signals to cameras.0 ports (2 at rear + 1 at front) to allow users to connect external USB devices to the unit. Audio Out – Main & Call Main & Call Audio Out RCA connectors are provided for connecting the DVR to audio output devices (e. Please connect the power adapter shipped with the unit. amplified speakers). Power Jack The DVR has a free voltage DC power connection jack.g. Once the unit is connected to the LAN network. such as a USB ThumbDrive® or a USB mouse. “Main” will output audio from the main monitor. For UTP installation information. whereas “Call” will output audio form the call monitor. users can remotely access the unit through the remote software on a PC. UTP cable is one of the most common medium in the telecommunication industry. USB Connector (x3) There are three USB 2. UTP Input (Optional) The UTP Input offers additional connectivity using the Unshielded Twisted Pair wiring. 10 .DVR User’s Manual LAN Connector (RJ-45) The DVR is capable of networking. please refer to Appendix B and Appendix C.

will be displayed on the bottom-left corner of the screen. Dome Control mode.DVR User’s Manual 3. The current operating mode. some general configuration should be setup first. Under logout condition. The regular displayed OSD information and its displayed positions are shown as following figure. REC LED The LED blinks while the DVR is recording. the icon will show “N”.1 Front Panel Introduction The front panel controls enable users to control the unit and preset the programmable functions. The date/ time information will be display on the bottom-right corner of the screen. 11 . Alarm LED The LED lights up when an alarm is triggered. On the upper-right corner will show the authority level of login account. 3. including Call mode. Network LED The LED lights up when the DVR is connected to a network and blinks when the data is being transferred. Freeze mode and Sequence mode.1. Playback mode.1 LED Definition The LEDs on the front panel of the DVR are described as follows. The following subsections will introduce function keys on the front panel and general configuration of the DVR. either in full screen mode or in multiple channel mode. General System Setup Before operating the DVR. Ch4 N ►*1 2008/06/09 PM04:31:22 3. Title of the channel will be displayed on the top-left corner of the window. Power LED The LED lights up when the correct power is connected to the unit.

enter proper username and password to gain access of the functions of these keys. and DOME. • In the OSD setup menu. these keys function as Direction keys. CHANNEL • In both Live and Playback modes.DVR User’s Manual 3. To change the value in the selected field. and press key 10 to input number 0. press this key to make the selection or save settings. the key “2” is used to hide or display the dome camera setting parameters. press keys 1~9 to input number 1~9. MENU. • In OSD virtual keyboard. the key “1” is used to access the Set/Go preset menu. ENTER / ZOOM • In OSD setup menu or selection interface. press the CHANNEL key to view the corresponding video in full screen. which are for normal operation. ESC • Press to cancel or exit from certain mode or OSD setup menu without changing the settings made previously. NOTE: Please go to the <System Setup> <User Management> menu to enable or disable the password protection. • In live full screen view mode. press it again to exit Zoom mode. The number of the CHANNEL keys corresponds to the number of cameras supported by the unit.2 Function Keys This section describes the functional keys. press ESC for five seconds to lock up the function of certain keys. Once users lock up the function of these keys. • If the password protection has been enabled. press this key to view a 2× zoom image. press UP/ DOWN. 12 . SEARCH. Direction Keys • In Zoom mode. • In Dome Control mode. on the front panel of the DVR. the LEFT/ RIGHT keys are used to move the cursor to previous or next fields.1. including PLAY. Please refer to the Setup Guide for the graphical illustration of functional keys.

NOTE: The video of latest 5 ~ 10 minutes cannot be played back because the video is still saved in the buffer. CALL • In Live mode. MENU Press this key to enter the OSD setup menu. press this key to input a period mark “. Press FREEZE again to return to live mode. SEQ (Sequence) Press to start automatic sequence display of video from all installed cameras. 4-window (2×2). the live video will be frozen. DOME • Press the key to enter dome control mode.”. Refer to Section Video Export for detailed information.DVR User’s Manual COPY In Playback mode. 9-window (3x3). press CALL in association with ENTER to enter the OSD setup menu of the dome camera. PLAY Press this key to switch between live image and playback video. MODE Press repeatedly to select for wanted main monitor display format. The date / time information shown on the monitor will continue updating. • In OSD virtual keyboard. press this button to enter call monitor control mode. • Press FREEZE while playing the recorded video. FREEZE • Press FREEZE while viewing live image. Press FREEZE again to continue playing video. press COPY to select the start and end time of the export video. • In OSD virtual keyboard. There are four available view modes: full screen. Refer to Section View Modes for detailed information. press this key to go backspace. Please refer to Section Dome Control for detailed controlling operation. Press LEFT / RIGHT to move the recorded video reverse / forward by single step. and 16-window (4x4). • In Dome Control mode. the playback video will be paused. 13 .

2 Entering OSD Setup Menu The configuration of the DVR can be customized by entering the intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI) OSD setup menu. Press MENU and input a valid username. 14 . When an account is logged in. Password Verification _______ Press Channel Keys To Enter Password (4-8 Digits) Press ◄ Key To Delete NOTE: It is strongly suggested to change the preset password to prevent unauthorized access to the unit. the icon will show “N”. setting up the DVR can be easy as operating on a PC. Collaborating with a USB mouse. “ ◄ ► Cancel F G H I S T U V f g h i s t u v 5 6 7 8 + = * Backspace OK J W j w 9 K X k x . and the password “4321” is for “user”. its authority level number (1~8) will be shown. while “user” can be inputted via pressing the hot key SEARCH. There are two preset accounts: “admin” and “user”. 3. L Y l y ! M Z m z @ Delete The next step is to enter a corresponding password. “admin” can be inputted via pressing the hot key MENU. Under logout condition. press SEARCH to enter the Search menu for searching and playing back recorded video by date and time or events. Move to <OK> and press ENTER to proceed. The preset password for “admin” is “1234”. Input Username A N a n 0 # B O b o 1 − C D E P Q R c d e p q r 2 3 4 _ . An icon displayed at the upper-right corner of the screen will show the authority level of the account.DVR User’s Manual SEARCH In both Playback and Live mode.

and Shutdown. Record Setup. Monitor Setup. select <Disable> to allow free access. Call Control.1 User Management The DVR provides the option to create up to seven sets of usernames and passwords with customized authority. Export Data. NOTE: The username and authority level of the preset “admin” account cannot be changed. Menu Access. Configuration. The username is case sensitive. select <System Setup> <User Management> and the menu is as the following: User Management Password Protection Account Setup Authority Setup Load Default Setting ON No Password Protection Select <ON> to request for username and password for accessing functions listed in Authority Setup menu. The authority level is ranked from level 1~8. Event Setup.DVR User’s Manual Before completely logout. password. select <Disable> to suspend the account. System Setup. Database Setup. There are two ways to logout: manually logout by pressing ESC key at Live mode. Authority Setup Setup the allowed authority level for accessing the functions listed in this menu. and level 8 has highest authority. or select <OFF> to allow free access. Text Setup. or auto logout when keys are not pressed for 5 minutes at Live/ Menu mode. excluding the preset “admin” account. The authority level is ranked from level 1~8. other functions can also be accessed without having to login again. Camera Setup. Dome Control. Alternatively. and authority level in this menu. Account Setup Setup customized username. 3. NOTE: The “Menu Access” cannot be set to <Disable>. From the Main Menu. Alternatively. 15 . and level 8 has highest authority. Sequence Setup.2. The functions include: Playback/Search.

which displays as follows. an error message will be displayed on the screen. To Power Up the Unit Simply plug in the power adapter that came with the package and the DVR will start to boot. <Reboot> Select this item to reboot the unit. please use the proper shut down and power up procedures to avoid damaging the DVR. To Restart / Shutdown the Unit Press MENU and input the username and password that has sufficient authority to access the OSD setup menu. Shutdown Power Off Reboot Execute Execute <Power Off> Select this item to shut down the unit. Do not remove the power during shut down until the message “You can safely turn off DVR now!” displays.3 Power Up / Down the Unit If the DVR must be shutdown for any reason. Load Default Setting Select <Yes> to load the default setting.DVR User’s Manual When the account does not have authority to access certain functions. The color bar and system checking information are displayed on the monitor until the unit is completely restarted. The color bar and system checking information will be shown on the monitor and then disappear when the unit has been completely powered up. Select <Shutdown> in Main Menu and press ENTER to enter the Shutdown menu. 3. 16 .

LEFT / RIGHT keys are used to move the cursor to previous or next field. In OSD setup menu.1 Set Date / Time Set Date / Time Select <Date> / <Time> and press ENTER to adjust the settings. the menu displays as follows. Date/Time Date Time Date/Time Display Date Display Mode Time Display Mode Date/Time Order Daylight Saving Time Setup 2008/02/21 PM10:39:26 1 Row Y/M/D 12 HR Date First 3. it is strongly recommended to format the HDDs to avoid database corruption. The date and time of previously recorded video will not be changed. NOTE: The new date / time setting applies to record new video. Use the UP / DOWN keys to change the setting.DVR User’s Manual 3. then select <Date/Time> to access the Date/Time menu.4. The login account should have authority to access the System Setup menu.4 System Date / Time Setting Users can set the current date. Date / Time Display Users are allowed to set the time OSD displays in 1 or 2 rows. select <System Setup> and press ENTER. time and other OSD parameters in Date/Time menu (under System Setup menu). ENTER is for selecting. 17 . NOTE: If time settings have to be changed in any case. and UP / DOWN are used to change the value in the selected field.

NOTE: If this function is enabled. Use UP / DOWN keys to change the setting. The available options are in minutes. 3. <M/D/Y> or <D/M/Y>. the option starts blinking.4. DST Start / End The items are used to program the daylight saving duration. 18 .2 Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time The item is for people who live in certain regions to observe Daylight Saving Time. There are three options to select from: <Y/M/D>. Time Display Mode Users can set the time format to <12 hour> or <24 hour>. or <OFF> to disable the function. the date/time information will be shown on the screen with a DST icon when playing back recorded video or searching video in the event list. If the function is disabled. Date / Time Order The item is used to set the order of date / time display to <Date First> or <Time First>.DVR User’s Manual Date Display Mode This function allows users to set the OSD display type of the date. Use the UP / DOWN keys to change the format. Move to the item and press ENTER. the DST Start / End time and DST Bias will be grayed out and cannot be accessed. Use LEFT / RIGHT keys to move the cursor to the next or previous field. “Y” represents “Year”. UP / DOWN to change the settings in the selected field. Select <ON> to enable. “M” represents “Month” and “D” represents “Day”. DST Bias The item allows users to set the amount of time to move forward from the standard time for daylight saving time. “S” indicates summer time and “W” indicates wintertime. Use UP / DOWN keys to change the setting.

access <Camera Setup> and select the channel with the largest number.1 IP Camera Information IP Camera Title Access this item to enter the name of the IP camera to be shown on the monitor. IP Camera IP Camera Select IP Camera Title Hostname/IP Model Connection Setup Device Setup Activated Status CH16 CH16 X. First enter the OSD setup menu with a proper account and access <System Setup> <IP Camera Support> to select the number of IP cameras to be connected.1.123. 19 . menu items 3 to 5 will be grayed out and cannot be accessed.DVR User’s Manual 3.X.X. for example 192.5. 3. Hostname/IP Access this item to enter the hostname or IP address of the IP camera. The supported channels of IP cameras will be from the largest numbers.168. for example CH16 for 16ch models. NOTE: The DVR must be rebooted in order to apply the change of IP Camera Support option. The menu will be shown as follows. To configure setting of an IP camera. Model Access this item to select the model of the connected IP camera.5 IP Camera Setting The distinctive hybrid solution of the DVR enables users to connect IP camera(s) while others are analog cameras.X NH Series No NOTE: If the IP camera is already activated.

Alternatively. for transmitting video and related commands. Management Port Access this item to enter the default port of the IP camera.DVR User’s Manual 3. 20 . Streaming Format Access this item to select the streaming format. Streaming Protocol Access this item to select the streaming protocol of the IP camera. Streaming Port Access this item to enter the streaming port. <H264> or <MJPEG>. The option includes <RTP+RTSP>. of the IP camera.2 Connection Setup Enter <Connection Setup> to configure the connection and data transmission setting of the connected IP Camera. Connection Setup Account Password Management Port Streaming Format Advance Streaming Option Streaming Port Streaming Protocol IP Dome Protocol **** **** 80 MPEG4 OFF 554 RTP+RTSP None Account / Password Access these two items to enter a valid account name and password of the connected IP camera.5. NOTE: Please contact manufacturer of the IP camera for assistance if the IP camera’s Management Port / Streaming Port / Streaming Format / Streaming Protocol are unknown. <RTP/RTSP>. Advance Streaming Option Select <OFF> and the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol will be set automatically according to the camera model selected. <RTP/RTSP/HTTP>. select <ON> to manually set the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol. <MPEG4>. and <HTTP>. The menu will be shown as below. of the IP camera.

etc. NOTE: The <Device Setup> menu may have fewer or more menu items according to different IP camera models. Status Model Streaming Format Resolution PPS Bandwidth Pkg. NOTE: For an example of step-by-step IP camera setup. 21 . and <Connection Setup> will be grayed out and cannot be accessed.5 Status After the connection to the IP camera is activated. <Model>. 3.5. lost rate **** MPEG4 640*480 15. users can check the connection status.00 20 KB/Sec 0. The menu will be shown as below. image quality.4 Activated Access this item and select <Yes> to activate the connection to the IP camera. NOTE: The administrator account and password of the IP camera should be entered in order to change the basic settings. Set the item <Apply> to <Yes> to apply the changes.DVR User’s Manual IP Dome Protocol If the connected device is an IP Dome Camera.5.3 Device Setup Enter <Device Setup> to configure the basic settings of the IP camera. image adjustment. 3. select <No>. The basic settings include the IP camera’s product name. then select an appropriate IP Dome Protocol from the provided options. 3. please refer to Appendix E: IP Camera Installation. menu items <Hostname/IP>.5. To deactivate the connection. NOTE: Once the connection to the IP camera is activated.1% The information shown on the monitor is “read only”.

Record Setup Record Mode Setup Schedule Setup Preset Config Per Camera Config ezRecord Setup Data Lifetime Circular Recording Audio Recording Purge Data Best Quality 0 Days ON ON 3. Schedule Setup Day Time Start Day Time End Night Time Start Night Time End Weekend Schedule Weekend Start Weekend End 06:00 06:00 06:00 06:00 ON Fri 18:00 Mon 06:00 AM PM PM AM • Make appropriate changes of the start time of Day and Night Time using Direction keys.6 Record Schedule / Quality Setting The Record Setup menu allows users to set recording quality.1 Schedule Setup The Schedule Setup is used to set the day and night time. • Press ESC to return to previous page. 22 . and other recording parameters. Login with a proper account to access Record Setup menu.6. the following menu is displayed. select <ON> to enable the Weekend Schedule in advance and then set the Weekend Start/End time. • If a weekend record is required. the following menu is displayed. recording schedules. Select <Schedule Setup> from the Record Setup menu and press ENTER. • Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to cancel. In the Main menu. or weekend recording schedule.DVR User’s Manual 3. move the cursor to <Record Setup> and press ENTER.

The Preset Configuration must be set to <OFF> for accessing these schedules. Half-D1 mode (NTSC: 720x240@60PPS. 23 . PAL: 720x288@50PPS) Normal PPS Normal Size Event PPS Event Size 3.2 Preset Record Configuration The <Preset Config> is used to select the preset recording quality and frame rate.6. The image and recording settings from the selected camera will be displayed on the screen.5 Mid 30 Best Both CH1 Weekend 7.5 Mid 30 Best Both • First select a Camera for setting its record configuration. Press ESC to return to Record Setup menu.6. Per Camera Config Cameral Select Normal PPS Normal Size Event Max PPS Event Size Event Active Day 7. Please note that the total normal PPS for all channels cannot exceed 60 NTSC (720×240@60PPS) / 50 PAL (720×288@50PPS). Section Preset Record Configuration for more detailed information. it is strongly recommended to set the preset configuration as <Best Quality>. Event PPS is not restricted to this rule.3 Per Camera Configuration This function is used to set the Day / Night / Weekend PPS (Picture per Second) and Quality for each channel. Change the value using UP / DOWN keys. • • • • Move the cursor using Direction keys and press ENTER to select an item. others’ may have to be reduced first.DVR User’s Manual 3.5 PAL) 3. In normal circumstances.75 NTSC 15 NTSC 10 KB / Pic 10 KB / Pic (3. since a smart event scheduler will handle the total PPS with a correct weighting. The menu is displayed as below (Record Mode: 720×240@60PPS in NTSC / 720×288@50PPS in PAL).5 Mid 30 Best Both Night 7. Below table shows the PPS and picture size under <Best Quality> in Half-D1 mode. Please refer to OSD Setup Manual.125 PAL) (12. To increase one channel’s PPS. Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to abort.

respectively. the more days the unit can record. • • 24 . The maximum of days depends of the size of the installed HDD(s). Note that the item can be reached only when <ezRecord> is selected as the option for <Preset Config>. then press UP/DOWN to choose an option.6. and select <Event only>. Repeat the same procedures through the 3rd and 4th item. use UP/DOWN to select <Yes> as to enable daytime recording. Move the cursor to the item <Preset Config>. Note that <Weekend Record> will be inaccessible if <Weekend Schedule> in <Schedule Setup> is set to <No>. the larger the size of the HDD installed. and to make the setup much easier. If yes. 3. Refer to OSD Setup Manual. Section Preset Record Configuration for further information. or select <No> to disable. the sub-menu appears as below figure: ezRecord Setup How Many Days To Record Daytime Record Night Record Weekend Record Record Info Average Normal PPS Average Normal Quality 2 Days Yes Yes Yes 7. follow the steps below: • Enter the OSD setup menu with a proper account. In other words. Move to <Daytime Record> and press ENTER. This item will determine whether the DVR will record during daytime. The average normal PPS & Quality will be adjusted automatically.4 Record Event Video Only If the DVR shall start recording only when alarms are triggered.6.5 Best Follow these steps to Setup ezRecord: • Select <How Many Days To Record> and press ENTER. select <Record Setup> menu.5 ezRecord Setup This item aims to ease the complicated record settings. • In the OSD setup menu.DVR User’s Manual 3. Select <ezRecord Setup> from <Record Setup> and press ENTER.

please extend the duration until the recording data / time of the video is included. 3. 25 .6. or select <0> to disable the function. the DVR will stores new video into the HDD spaces while overwrite the oldest recorded video. once the number of connected cameras is changed. From the Record Setup menu. then press UP/DOWN to make a choice. The value ranges from <1> to <365> days.DVR User’s Manual • Select <Average Normal PPS> and press ENTER.7 Circular Recording Users can choose to record video in circular mode or in linear mode. move the cursor to <Circular Recording> and press ENTER. • 3. Alternatively. if linear mode is selected. The <How Many Days To Record> will be computed automatically. then select <ON> / <OFF> using UP / DOWN keys. Therefore. Press ENTER to select this item in Record Setup menu. NOTE: The current number of connected cameras will affect the recording quality automatically calculated through the <ezRecord Setup>. The <How Many Days To Record> will be computed automatically. In the meantime. then press UP/DOWN to make a choice. NOTE: To play back a video exceeding the data lifetime.6 Data Lifetime Data Lifetime indicates the duration that a video is saved and recallable in the HDD. If circular mode is selected. the internal buzzer will start beeping and a message will be shown on the screen informing users that the disk is full. Only those video recorded within Data Lifetime can be displayed on the screen and played back.6. the <ezRecord Setup> should be reset. The video exceeded Data Lifetime will be hidden and cannot be retrieved for playback. Select <Average Normal Quality> and press ENTER. and then use UP / DOWN keys to set the data lifetime. the DVR will stop recording when the HDD is full.

8 Audio Recording When an audio source device is connected. 26 . 3. Purge Event Before The item is used to delete event video before a specific date. Purge Data Purge All Data Purge All Event Data Purge Event Before Start to Purge No No 2008/01/01 No Purge All Data The item is used to delete all recorded video from the database.DVR User’s Manual 3. it will be automatically set to <OFF>. audio input is recorded and saved with the video. the Purge Data menu is displayed. set this item to <Yes> to start the deletion or choose <No> to cancel. When no audio source device is connected.9 Purge Data This item is used to delete the Normal or Event recording video.6. Using UP / DOWN keys to select <Yes> and start the deletion by setting <Start to Purge> to <Yes>.6. Set this item to <Yes using UP / DOWN keys. move the cursor to <Purge Data> and press ENTER. Start to Purge After the video or data to be deleted are selected. ENTER to select the item and UP / DOWN to adjust the value. Purge All Event Data The item is used to delete all event video from database(s). and start the deletion by setting <Start to Purge> to <Yes>. In Record Setup menu. it will be automatically set to <ON>. Use LEFT / RIGHT keys to move the cursor to next or previous field.

Viewing in Multi-window Various multi-window view formats are offered for selection.1 Viewing Modes The DVR provides users versatile ways of viewing both live and recorded video. NOTE: 3x3 viewing mode is only available in 8-ch and 16-ch models. Following presents these view formats.1. The following sections introduce the general operations of the unit. whereas 4x4 viewing mode is only available in 16-ch models. Viewing in Full Screen Press any CHANNEL key directly to view the corresponding camera image in full screen format. 4.1 Viewing Live / Playback Video The general functions in live and playback mode are described in the following sections. 4. The available view formats are illustrated as the following figure. Basic Operation The DVR allows users to access some general operations through the front panel easily. To switch between available viewing formats.DVR User’s Manual 4. 27 . press MODE repeatedly.

1. Alternatively. including full-screen. • Press ENTER to view 2× zoomed screen of the selected camera.1. the unit will playback from the very beginning of the record.1. press SEQ key to switch on “deflicker function” to avoid gleaming of images. press FREEZE again to resume the live camera view. 28 . Refer to section Searching Recorded Video for further information. Press SEQ again to switch “deflicker off” and the image will return to real D1 resolution. follow the steps. the unit starts to continue playing back the recorded video from the suspended point of record. the image pauses but the date / time information does not. To view the 2× full screen. • Press any CHANNEL key to view the corresponding camera in full screen. NOTE: When playing back videos with mass motion recorded in D1 mode (resolution=720x480). The Forward or Reverse speed indicator will be shown on the bottom-left of the screen in the playback mode. If it is the first time to use the PLAY key. Freeze Live Image Press FREEZE while viewing live image. • Either press ENTER again or ESC to leave the Zoom mode. users can press PLAY key directly.DVR User’s Manual 4. 3x3 and 4×4.2 Digital Zoom Users are able to view a 2× full screen in live mode. 4.3 Viewing Live Cameras Users are allowed to view live camera in versatile viewing modes. 4. and the system clock continues running.4 Viewing Recorded Video To view recorded video. Press FREEZE to pause the live image. 2×2. The general operation under live mode is described as follows. users can select records from the Search menu to play specific video. After pressing the PLAY key. use Direction keys to pan / tilt the zoomed screen. • To view a specific area in 2× zoomed screen.

When the recorded video is paused. • Press any CHANNEL key to view the corresponding camera in full screen. 8×. follow these steps. 2×.DVR User’s Manual The general operations in playback mode are described as follows. Press the key repeatedly to increase the speed of reverse playback by 1×. Following is the key usage found in playback mode. press LEFT / RIGHT to resume playback video single step reverse / forward. 4×. 8×. exit current mode. or 32×. 16×. Press the key repeatedly to increase the speed of forward playback by 1×. 4×. Pause Playback and Single Step Forward To pause and resume recorded video. Key Usage in Playback The key usage is slightly different in playback mode. or stop playing back video and return to live mode. • Press FREEZE again to resume the playback operation. 16×. Press and hold RIGHT / LEFT keys to repeatedly reverse / forward the video single step. 2×. respectively. PLAY Press it to start playing back video. 29 . RIGHT (Forward Playback) The key is used to play the recorded video fast forward. FREEZE Press FREEZE to pause the playback video. • Press FREEZE to pause the current playback image. Press FREEZE again to continue playing video. LEFT (Reverse Playback) The key is used to reverse the recorded video while the unit is playing back. • Press RIGHT / LEFT Direction keys to move the video single step reverse / forward. or 32×.

Two viewing modes can be displayed on call monitor: Sequence display and Single camera display.DVR User’s Manual 4. Follow the steps to control the call monitor. press ESC to stop sequencing. To program the call monitor sequence. • Press ESC to return the front panel to Main monitor control mode.2 Sequence Setup This section introduces the way to view sequence mode with both Main Monitor and Call Monitor. • Press the CALL key on the front panel to enter call monitor control mode. 4. Section Sequence Setup. press SEQ repeatedly to display the sequence of cameras previously programmed in Call Monitor Schedule menu. • Alternatively.2 Sequence with Call Monitor Users are allowed to use the front panel of the DVR to control a call monitor display without having to access the Main menu.1 Sequence with Main Monitor Automatic sequence function can be observed in any view mode.2. if connected. The message “Call Mode” will be shown on the bottom-left of the screen. Select certain view format and press SEQ to toggle the automatic sequence. The figure below displays the 4-camera and 9-camera sequencing view modes. 4-camera: 9-camera: (for 16ch models only) 4. 30 . see OSD Menu Setup Guide.2. Sequence function can avoid manual backtracking and provides more flexibility while monitoring surveillance. Press 1-16 Key To Select Channel Press SEQ To Enable Sequence Call Mode • Press CHANNEL key to display the associated camera on call monitor.

the DVR will search for matched video and start to playback the video. “S” indicates summer time and “W” indicates winter time. Adjust the date and time values by UP / DOWN keys. • Move the cursor to <Begin Playback> and press ENTER to start playing back the selected video.3. • Either press PLAY again or ESC to return to live video.1 Searching by Time Follow the steps to search video by date and time. • Move the cursor to “End Time” and press ENTER will start playing recorded video from the specified “End Time”. • Press SEARCH key to enter the Search menu. Search ----------------------------Search By Time---------------------------From: 2008/01/01 00:00:00 End: 2008/05/01 00:00:00 Select: 2008/01/01 00:00:00 Begin Playback ----------------------------Search By Event---------------------------Select Channel: CH1 CH2 CH3 CH4 Event List 4. • Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to abort. 31 . Alternatively. NOTE: If there is no available recorded video that matches the specified time and date. • Use Direction keys to move the cursor for setting the start time. Enter the specific date and time of the wanted video. • Move the cursor to “From Time” and press ENTER will start playing recorded video from the specified “From Time”. users can search for event video by channel as well. which is shown as follows.3 Searching Recorded Video The DVR is capable of searching and playing back recorded video by date and time or events. press SEARCH to enter the Search menu. In live or playback mode. the unit starts playback from the next available video.DVR User’s Manual 4. NOTE: The date/time information will be shown on the screen with a DST icon if the Daylight Saving Time function is enabled.

The Event List is displayed as below figure: Event List First Page Date 2008/03/17 2008/03/17 2008/03/16 2008/03/15 2008/03/12 2008/03/12 2008/03/11 2008/03/10 2008/03/08 2008/03/08 2008/03/08 Time 11:26:50 09:53:03 16:14:42 03:45:31 22:27:56 10:09:29 12:18:20 05:16:00 17:11:37 16:29:10 03:22:17 Ch.DVR User’s Manual 4. 32 . • Press PLAY to return to live mode. use LEFT / RIGHT to move the cursor and press ENTER to select or de-select a channel. The latest recorded event video will be listed on the top. triggered camera and alarm type. • Press ENTER to play back the selected event record. As some events are deleted. Follow these steps to search event video through Event List: • Press SEARCH to enter the Search menu. • Press and hold UP / DOWN to scroll through the Event List.2 Searching by Event “Event List” allows users to search wanted video by event. 2 5 3 1 1 7 6 4 2 8 2 Type Motion Alarm Alarm Motion Alarm Motion Motion Alarm Motion Motion Alarm The list displays events by date. time. • To search event video that has been recorded on a specific camera. • Move the cursor to <Event List> and press ENTER to list the event video of the selected channels.3. • To exit the event list. The Event List displays. others are displayed. Follow the steps to playback video from Event List. press ESC.

According to the size of video.4 Video Export The unit allows users to export wanted video to the built-in DVD+RW or an external device. NOTE: Once an external device is connected to the DVR unit.4.drv file format. If the video is to be exported to an external device. without needing to enter the OSD setup menu.drv file. and the exported video will be saved as *. the exporting process may take about 10 minutes to 1 hour. That means the video will be exported to the external device instead of the built-in DVD+RW. The entire exporting process will be done through the front panel. such as a USB ThumbDrive. NOTE: The file exported using ezBurn will be in . such as an USB ThumbDrive®. ezBurn function provides users the easier way to export desired video with built-in DVD+RW or to an external device. The ezBurn exporting process is illustrated as below figure: The entire process is described step by step in the following sections. 4.DVR User’s Manual 4. TWO keys (SEARCH and COPY) and THREE touches are all what’s needed for completing the export. 33 . the device has priority over the built-in DVD+RW. and it can only be played using the remote player software. make sure the device is connected to the DVR unit and the port has been set appropriately for video export.1 ezBurn Introduction Built with the ezBurn technology.

2 Export Normal Video To Export normal video to external device. ezBurn confirmation Selected Device: Built-in DVD+RW All data on the disc will be erased. Please install the target device/media to the DVR. follow these step: • Press SEARCH and play wanted normal video by entering date and time. play the video and press COPY once to mark the starting point of the export video. or the export will not work. Then the “ezBurn” window will display as below figure. The information shown on the window is “read only”. Exported Required Size = 11 MB Real Export Range: From: 2008/06/07 AM10:41:13 To: 2008/06/07 AM10:41:21 Enter: YES ESC: NO • Press ENTER to start the export. Note if the screen is showing in multiple channel mode. press ESC to abort. • After entering playback mode. as below figure: No exportable device detected. or. The playback continues. Enter: Retry ESC: Exit 34 . then a warning message will be shown on the screen.4.DVR User’s Manual 4. • If there is no any exportable device connected to the DVR unit. • Press COPY again to mark the ending point of the export video. please make sure there is no window displaying in Live mode.

The “ezBurn” window will display as below figure. a warning message will be shown on the screen • Press ENTER to start the export the whole event video to the connected device. 35 . 4. The information shown is “read only”. press COPY.DVR User’s Manual 4. and CALL + ENTER to select or enter submenu. or. follow these steps: • Press SEARCH and play wanted event video. refer to Section Searching Recorded Video. press CALL + ENTER to open the OSD setup menu of the dome camera.5. • Connect the R+. In dome control mode. 4. • See Setup Guide for RS-485 port pin definition. users can press CHANNEL key to display the desired dome camera in full screen.3 Export Event Video To export event video.terminals on the RS-485 port by RS-485 cable respectively. • After entering the playback mode. press the DOME key and press channel key 2 to display the hint screen.terminals on the dome camera to the D+. CALL + RIGHT/LEFT to change value or to move left/right.1 Dome Connection Follow the steps to install dome camera. press CALL + UP/DOWN keys to move up/down. To traverse the menu. press ESC or DOME. To enter Dome Control mode. D. To exit the Dome Control mode and return to live mode. R. Exported Required Size = 11 MB Export Event Info: Data Time Ch 2008/06/07 AM10:42:35 13 Enter: YES ESC: NO Type Motion • If there is no any exportable device connected to the DVR unit. ezBurn confirmation Selected Device: Built-in-DVD+RW All data on the disc will be erased. Refer to the connection figure illustrated in Setup Guide. In Live mode.5 Dome Control The DVR allows users to control a dome camera by the front panel. To play event video.4. press ESC to abort.

Users are allowed to change the RS-485 settings of the DVR.2 Dome Protocol Setup The Dome Protocol item lists the available dome protocols for communicating with dome cameras connected to the DVR. The RS-485 parameters of the DVR must be set to the same as the parameters set in dome camera.DVR User’s Manual 4. NOTE: The settings become effective after saving the changes and exiting from the menu. From the Main menu.5. The following menu is displayed. RS485 Setup Unit ID Baud Rate Bits Stop Parity 224 9600 8 1 None 36 . The following menu is displayed.3 RS485 Setup The DVR controls the dome cameras via RS-485 communication protocol. then select <RS485 Setup> from the System Setup menu and press ENTER. Analog Camera Analog Camera Select Dome Protocol Dome ID Camera Title Covert Brightness Contrast Saturation Hue Audio Association CH1 None 0 No 0 0 0 0 Yes To configure dome protocol. select <Camera Setup> and press ENTER.5. select a camera first and set the communications protocol associated with dome camera using the Direction keys and ENTER. Select <System Setup> in Main menu. 4.

Note that there cannot be any two devices on the same bus given the same ID address.DVR User’s Manual The ID number must match the ID address set by the dome. Zoom In Use to zoom in the dome camera. Toggle Hint Screen This function is used to avoid viewing the dome parameter information while controlling dome camera.4 Dome Controlling Keys The functions of some keys in dome control mode are totally different from normal status function. The Unit ID is in the range of 1 to 255. Please refer to Setup Guide for the graphical illustration of functional keys. Press this key to hide the screen. ESC Use to leave dome control mode and return to live and full-screen viewing mode. This function enables users to enlarge a certain area. Press it again to redisplay the screen. or a conflict may occur. 4. NOTE: The settings become effective after saving the changes and exiting from the menu.5. 37 . Set / Go Preset This key is used to enter the Dome Preset menu to set up certain position as a preset and go to the predetermined preset positions for viewing. Focus Near Use to focus the dome camera near. Iris Open Use to open the Iris on the dome camera.

this key is used to activate automatic focus and iris function. Pan / Tilt Use to pan and tilt dome camera. The amount of preset points depends on the dome manufacturer.DVR User’s Manual Auto / Enter • In OSD setup menu interface. Follow the steps to set preset points. Focus Far Use to focus the selected dome camera far. • Use Direction keys to position the dome camera to desired position. This function enables users to shrink the current image and view a larger area. • Then press DOME to enter dome control mode.5. • Press 2 to hide the dome control Hint Screen.5 Setting Preset Points The DVR allows users to set preset positions. Zoom Out Use to zoom out the dome camera. A Hint Screen shown as below figure will be displayed on the screen. the key is used to make selection. press 2 again to toggle the Hint Screen. 4. • In dome control mode. • Press a Channel key to view the corresponding camera in full screen. Iris Close Use to close the Iris on the dome camera. Hint Screen DOME / ESC: Exit MODE / PLAY: Iris Open / Close SEQ / FREEZE: Focus Near / Far MENU / SEARCH: Zoom In / Out ENTER: Auto Focus / Iris ◄▲▼►: Pan / Tilt CH1: Set / Go Preset CH2: Hint Screen On / Off Dome Control 38 .

• Now the selected dome camera rotates to the preset position automatically. • Set the <Go Preset> of the selected preset number to <Yes>.6 Calling Preset Points Follow the steps to call preset points. 39 . The Dome Preset menu is displayed. • Press 2 to hide the dome control Hint Screen. • Then press DOME to enter dome control mode. • Press a Channel key to view the corresponding camera in full screen. Now the preset is set and ready to be called. • Press 1 to access the Set/Go Preset function. and press ENTER to save the position. A Hint Screen shown as below figure will be displayed on the screen. 4.DVR User’s Manual • Press 1 to access the Set/Go Preset function. Dome Preset First Page Index 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Set Preset No No No No No No No Go Preset No No No No No No No • Use UP / DOWN keys to select the desired preset number from the menu.5. press 2 again to toggle the Hint Screen. and press ENTER to call the preset point. Dome Preset First Page Index 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Set Preset No No No No No No No Go Preset No No No No No No No • Use UP / DOWN keys to select the desired preset number from the menu. • Set the <Set Preset> of the selected preset number to <Yes>.

40GHz RAM 512 MB Recommended: Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2. The connected PC will automatically download the remote monitoring software plug-ins from the DVR when the DVR is connected by entering its IP address in the address bar on the browser.4GHZ RAM 2 GB Requires 20 MB for software installation Windows XP.0 or above Minimum 1024 x 768 with 16-bit color 10Base-T (10 Mbps) or 100Base-TX (100 Mbps) operation.DVR User’s Manual 5. Due to the setting items are similar to those listed in the DVR’s OSD setup menu. The tasks can be performed with the remote monitoring software are listed below: • • • • • Remote viewing of live/ recorded video Remote setup of the DVR Remote control of dome cameras Alarm notification from the DVR Up to three connections to one DVR using the remote monitoring software. please refer to the sections above for setting configuration of the remote monitoring software. Windows Vista Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6. and configure the DVRs remotely via a LAN. users are allowed to view live and recorded video. Remote Monitoring Software The remote monitoring software is a remote browser-based software application designed to operate with the DVR products. Using the software. WAN or Internet on a personal computer. must match the network configuration Personal Computer Hard Disk Drive Operating System Web Browser Monitor Resolution Network Card 40 . including the preset “admin” and two other accounts 5.1 Remote Monitoring System Requirements Items Requirements Minimum: Intel® Pentium® M CPU 1.

Select <System Setup>.DVR User’s Manual 5.2.2 Getting Start of Installation Refer to the following description to install the remote monitoring software. 41 . • Select <Trusted sites> and click <Sites> to specify its security setting. Please follow the steps to set the Internet security settings appropriately. • Start the IE. press MENU key on the unit and enter password to access OSD setup menu. To check the IP address. then <Internet Options>. it can be started either by clicking on the desktop icon. • Select <Tools> from the main menu of the browser. please check the IP address of the DVR. 5. then <LAN Setup> to check the IP. or by using the Start menu to access it. <Network Setup>.1 Changing Internet Settings The PC operating with the remote monitoring software should be set to accept ActiveX plug-ins. • Before operating the remote monitoring software. NOTE: Windows IE provides the ActiveX component that is required when using the remote monitoring software. and then click the <Security> tab.

• Click <OK> to close Internet Options dialog. Type the IP address of the unit in field and click <Add> to add this web site to the zone. 42 .DVR User’s Manual • Uncheck “Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone”. Now the installation can continue to the next step. • Under <ActiveX controls and plug-ins>. set all items to <Enable> or <Prompt>. • Click <OK> to confirm the setting and close Trusted sites dialog. • Click <OK> to apply the setting and close the <Security Settings> screen. click <Custom Level>. The Security Settings screen is displayed. • In the Security Level area.

80. “192. • Start the IE. • When the software is completely downloaded and installed. it can be started either by clicking on the desktop icon.68.2 Install Remote Monitoring Software Start the browser to initiate the installation of the remote monitoring software on the PC.2. 43 . take port 81 for example. • A version check starts to verify whether the remote monitoring software was installed already.68. and also check if the version is the same as that stored in that particular DVR.80. • Enter the IP address of the DVR in the address bar at the top of the browser. the Login Screen is now displayed.6”. The IP address of the DVR can be saved as a Favorites item in the web browser to enable easy access in the future.068. click <Yes> to accept ActiveX plug-ins.006” should be entered as “192. The remote monitoring software plug-ins will be downloaded and installed on the PC automatically when the connection is successfully made. This process may take up to 30 seconds.6:81”. • The ActiveX controls and plug-ins dialog will show twice for confirmation. If the default trigger port 80 is changed into another one.DVR User’s Manual 5. the IP address should be entered as “192.080. for example. or by using the Start menu to access it. NOTE: Do not enter any leading “0” characters in the address.

click on the Favorite entry for the unit (if the IP address of the unit has been set). if the “admin” account is currently accessing the unit’s OSD setup menu via front panel of the unit. • Click <OK> to login to the DVR. Nevertheless. The process may take a few seconds.DVR User’s Manual 5. the remote system is logout and disconnected from the DVR at the same time. The default username and password is admin / 1234. The following steps demonstrate procedures to view video from remote unit: • Start the remote monitoring software by entering the IP Address of the DVR in the Address bar of the browser. The login username and password can be saved to ease future login. the main window will display live video of the attached cameras. Alternatively.2. 44 .2. The “admin” account of the DVR has priority. If the IE browser is closed. then the “admin” account at the remote monitoring site cannot change the settings at the same time. The authority is also the same as setup in the DVR. • If the connection is made successfully.1 Login / Logout Login using the same accounts setup in the DVR. One preset account “admin” and up to two other accounts can access a DVR at the same time. • Enter the Username and password.

3x3 windows. upgrade will be prompted while accessing the unit. the main window of the remote monitoring software will be displayed.2. • When the software is completely downloaded and installed. Follow the steps to upgrade the software. click the Favorites entry for the unit.3. 2x2 windows. or if the unit address is set as a Favorite site. Please refer to the Setup Guide for the graphical illustration of functional items. Click <Yes> to accept version upgrade.1 View Live Video View live video from the cameras attached to the DVR by clicking <Live> button on the main window toolbar. When a dome camera is connected and viewed in single channel full-screen mode. 5. the Login Screen will be displayed. the dome camera control operation can be accessed. Choose desired display mode – full-screen.DVR User’s Manual 5.3 Basic Operation for Remote Monitor When a DVR is successfully connected. The functions on the remote monitoring software will be described in the following sections.2 Software Upgrades If a new version of the remote monitoring software is available on the DVR. 45 .2. • The message as the above figure will be prompted. • Start the IE again and enter the IP address of the DVR in the Address bar of the browser. and 4x4 windows – after the live images of the DVR are displayed on the main window. refer to the following sections. To choose desired display mode and to operate dome camera control. 5.

Go Preset (• ) Go Preset is used to call the camera preset point. 9 and 16 camera displays. or click on the corresponding CAMERA button. The Dome Control Panel will be displayed on the main window. and then click the button and choose wanted number from the pull-down list.3. Fastrax. Set Preset (•) Set Preset is used to set up preset positions. Available selections are 4. JVC. The remote monitoring software allows its user to set up to 255 preset positions with DynaColor. To view certain window in full screen.) Click on it and the focus of the camera will be automatically adjusted to show a clearer image.2 Operate Cameras with Dome Control The remote monitoring software allows users to control and configure a dome camera remotely.1. Auto Focus (A. and Pelco (Pelco P & Pelco D) domes. The preset position is named as the selected number.1 Select Display Mode Choose the number of windows to be displayed on the main window.3. The items on the dome control panel are described as follows.F. which was set up with the set preset point function.DVR User’s Manual 5. American Dynamics.1. Use Direction buttons to move dome camera to an appropriate position. Click on any CAMERA button displayed with a dome icon to view the camera in full screen. Proper authority is required to access this function. either double-click on the wanted window. Panasonic (C & N). Click one of the display buttons in MODE section. Dome ID (ID) Click for changing the dome ID and protocol. 46 . Click and choose a number to call the preset point for viewing. 5.

• Click <OK> to start playing the recorded video. 5. Direction Button This button is used to pan and/or tilt the dome camera. 5.3. Click the arrows in the directions to be viewed. 47 .drv file.2 Instant Recording The Instant Recording function allows users to record video quickly to the PC.3.DVR User’s Manual Focus +/− Use to adjust the camera lens to focus on objects for a clear view. NOTE: The instant recording video will be saved as *. • Click <Play> on main window toolbar and click <Local Playback> tab. • Click <Open> to choose a recorded file.2 Playback Instant Recorded Video Follow the steps to playback a video recorded by “Instant Recording”. • Click on the button again to stop recording. NOTE: The Audio function is set to OFF as the default setting.1 Record Video Instantly Follow the steps to start recording instantly: • Click on the <Instant Recording> button. Iris +/− This item is used to open and close the iris to let more or less light into the camera. Zoom-in to enlarge a certain area and zoom-out to view more area. • Select the destination folder to save the video.3.2. Click on <Focus +> to focus near or <Focus −> to focus far. 5. Click on <Iris +> to open iris or <Iris −> to close iris.2. Zoom +/− Users are allowed to zoom-in or zoom-out using the adjusting buttons.

To playback remote video segments.3 Playback Video The remote monitoring software allows users to either view recorded video from the DVR. To use the arrow buttons: Click on the arrow button next to the date field to display the calendar. users can change the date and time either by typing desired numbers directly or using the arrow buttons. <Remote Playback> allows users to play back from the DVR. and <Verify> tabs. then click the left and right arrow at the top of the calendar to change the date. 48 . or from the hard disk drive of the PC. The <From> and <To> in the <Available Record Video> display the date and time from which recorded video is available for playback. 5. To access the Playback screen. There are three tabs in the Playback screen: <Remote Playback>. Use up and down arrow next to the time field to change to the wanted time. either remote playback or local playback. minute and second of time field. • Click <OK> to start the playback. follow these steps: • Choose <Playback> in <Select> field for playback recorded video. Follow above steps to adjust the hour. click <Play> on the main window toolbar. The DVR continues recording while playing back recorded video on the PC. <Local Playback> enables users to playback a recorded video file stored on the hard disk drive of the PC. and then <Remote Playback> tab.3. The <Remote Playback> screen will be displayed. • The other way to select date and time is by moving the blue sliding bar. <Verify> is provided for users to authenticate if the exported video is altered. and type the desired numbers directly. click <Play> button on the main window toolbar. To type directly: Click on day.1 Playback Remote Video To view remote video. month and year of date field respectively.DVR User’s Manual 5.3.3. or click <Close> to abort. <Local Playback>. • In <Start> field.

8×. Click repeatedly to select the backward playback speed: 1×. Icon Name Description 1.2 Playback Local *. 16×.3. • Click <OK> in the <Local Playback> Screen to start the playback. or 32×. click to pause the playback.DRV)> in <Select> field enables users to download the video segment of selected date and time to the PC. The Playback controls and indicators are described as below.drv file with the remote monitoring software. 5. The selection of time duration is the same as described above. or 32×. Click to play the recorded video in backward direction. The playback controls toolbar will emerge on the main window toolbar.DVR User’s Manual • The other option <Download (. 2×. While playing. click to resume the playback. 2.3 Playback Controls When the local or remote video is being played.3.drv Files The <Local Playback> tab allows users to playback *. • View the video playback using the Playback controls. • To end the playback. or click <Cancel> to abort. 16×. 2. ⊲⊲ Fast Backward / Step Backward ⊳⊳ Fast Forward / Step Forward 49 . Files downloaded will be in *.drv video files stored in the PC's hard drive. 4×. 2×. When paused. When playback is paused. the remote monitoring software is in Playback Mode.drv format. 2. Follow below steps to playback a downloaded *.3. ⊳ / ⌷⌷ Play / Pause 1. 4×.drv video file for playback and click <OK>. When playback is paused. click <Live> to return to live video. click repeatedly to move forward step-by-step. click repeatedly to move backward step-by-step. 5. Click to play the recorded video in forward direction. 1. • Click <Open> and the file selection screen is displayed. 8×. Click repeatedly to select the forward playback speed: 1×.3. • Select the *.

Video Loss. it will capture the screenshot of the window that is currently showing on the screen. The Event List appears.3. and the camera channel where the event occurred. Motion Detection. and Over Speed). • The result of verify shows in the <Status Log> field. the type of the event (including Alarm In. 5. • Click <Verify> tab to display the Verify window.6 Take a Snapshot Snapshot is a simple screen capture tool.5 Search from Event List Click SEARCH. When users click on the SNAPSHOT button. The snapshot file will be named as “Snapshot-*”. • Scroll through the Event List and highlight the interested events. The List contains information about the alarm events that the unit recorded and saved.DVR User’s Manual 5. the date and time of the event.3. • Click <Verify> to start verifying digital signature. 5. *. It returns a GOOD or BAD signature result. which belong to the exported video to be authenticated. • Click <Browse> to select the *.gpg. the Event List appears. • Double-click on the desired event to view the event video. To view an event video. follow these steps: • Click SEARCH button positioned in the main window toolbar. A GOOD signature indicates the exported clip has not been altered. • Click <Play> on the main window toolbar. *.sig files respectively. Up to 1024 events can be listed in the Event List. Each click captures one screenshot to be saved as a JPEG file on the desktop.3.avi.4 Verify Digital Signature The digital signature aims to authenticate a video file exported from the unit. 50 . Follow the description to verify the digital signature. The Event List displays each event by its number.

please follow the steps to delete the temporary internet files. • Select <Tools> from the main menu of the web browser. enter the IP address of the DVR to make the connection again. • Now.3. 51 . • Check the <Delete all offline content> box and click <OK>. the <Delete Files> screen displays as below.7 Remote Monitoring Software Trouble Shooting Guide What happened if the server requests to upgrade the software every time the DVR is connected? If the following screen displays repeatedly. then <Internet Options>. and then click the <General> tab. • Click the <Delete Files> button in the <Temporary Internet Files> field.DVR User’s Manual 5.

Support ThumbDrive® or DVD+RW Export Storage Alarm ×8.0Vp-p. Dynacolor Remote Control Software Central Management System (CMS). 1. 75 ohm 800 × 600.0Vp-p. 1280 × 1024 pixels@60 Hz (Optional) NTSC: 30 PPS/Per channel. Fastrax 2. 75 ohm BNC×8. Panasonic 52 . Motion Detection Pre-Alarm Yes NTSC 720 × 480 Max 30 fps Max 60 fps 720 × 240 Max 60 fps Max 120 fps Recording 360 × 240 Max 120 fps Max 240 fps Resolution PAL 720 × 576 Max 25 fps Max 50 fps & Rate 720 × 288 Max 50 fps Max 100 fps 360 × 288 Max 100 fps Max 200 fps Recording Mode 8 Levels Presets. 1.C. 75 ohm BNC×16. Vivotek. Pelco P. AXIS. Terminal Block Alarm Input ×4. Specifications Video Operation System Input 4ch Model 8ch Model Embedded ( Linux ) BNC×4. Remote Software Remote Operation Monitor. Dome Camera Control. 1 Channel Line-Out Compression Method Proprietary Data Rate 8 KB/s per channel Recording Compression Method H. Trigger Level Adjustable Motion Detection Video Loss Detection Programmable Communication Network Connectivity Ethernet RJ-45 Connector. AD422. 10/100 Mbps Compatible IP Camera SONY.DVR User’s Manual Appendix A: Technical Specifications All specifications are subject to change without notice.0Vp-p. System Setup. ×16 Line-in UTP Supported Main out RCA × 1.O. Terminal Block ×16. Adjustable Image Size 1KB to 20KB/Picture Storage Mode Linear / Circular Data Life Time Yes (Programmable) Storage ×3. PAL: 25 PPS/Per channel 16ch Model UTP (Optional) Input IP devices Main Monitor Outputs Call Monitor VGA Output (Optional) Picture Refresh Rate Audio Input Terminal Block. 1. ACTi. SATA Build-in Storage Interface Cartridge / DVD+RW Optional ×3 USB 2. Playback. 1 Channel Line-Out Output Call Audio RCA × 1. 1024 × 768. Programmable 16 × 12 Grid Array.0Vp-p. 1. Pelco D. Archive RS-485 Terminal Block Dome Control Protocol DSCP. ×4 Line-in Terminal Block. Terminal Block Alarm Relay Output x1. Recording..0 Ports. Sensitivity. ×8 Line-in Terminal Block. 1. Terminal Block Alarm Detection N. 75 ohm 4ch UTP 8ch UTP 16ch UTP Up to 2ch Up to 4ch BNC × 1. Alarm./N.264 / MJPEG Recording Mode Schedule. 75 ohm BNC × 1.0Vp-p.

50-60 Hz.2 × 3.DVR User’s Manual General Unit Dimension (W×H×D) Unit Weight Package Dimension (W×H×D) Package Weight Operation Temperature Relative Humidity Power Consumption & Input 362 × 90 × 350 mm (14.5 × 13. 60W Adaptor 53 .1 lbs) 410 × 210 × 500 mm (16.5 Kg (12.7 inches) 5.4 lbs) -5°C ~ 40°C (23 °F ~ 104 °F)) 10% ~ 90% Non-condensing AC 100~240V.6 inches) 7 Kg (15.2 × 19.1 × 8.

For instance. NOTE: The DVR should be powered OFF before the installation of the UTP Camera.264 DVR provides the option to connect UTP cameras. This leads to an economical and fast installation of surveillance. Some benefits are described as below: Cost Down on Wiring – The cost of wiring decreases for more than 60% Save Time & Space – Easy to install and it takes less space than coaxial cable. is a popular type of cables that is one of the most common medium in telecommunication industry. Follow the steps below to complete the UTP camera installation.DVR User’s Manual Appendix B: Connect UTP Camera UTP. Cost Down on Camera Power Adapter – There is no need to buy adapter for each UTP Color Box Camera because the power is directly supplied from the DVR unit. The correct setting is shown as below. Step 1: Connect the DVR and the UTP Camera via the UTP cable (CAT5). switch the video source to ON (UTP). if a UTP Camera will be installed to channel 1. short for Unshielded Twisted Pair. Video Source Selection 54 . switch the video source 1 to ON. Step 2: On the back panel of the DVR. Installing the UTP module allows the DVR to supply power to and transmit images from any four distinctive UTP cameras through the UTP cables (CAT5). The Versatile H.

DVR User’s Manual Follow the same procedure if more UTP Cameras to CH2. CH3.5W.256 5. Bad Video Output Step 3: Plug in the power adapter to the DVR. The following table shows performance at different distances. if a UTP Camera is already installed to channel 1. For instance. or the video will not function correctly and it may cause the video to look like the figure below. or it may cause loss or weakening of signal. NOTE: Do NOT insert both BNC and UTP video sources to the same channel simultaneously.77 Video Quality Excellent Excellent Good Good 55 . NOTE: The UTP Board provides power up to 5. The installation is complete. or CH4 will be installed. If the power consumption of the camera is more than 5. the UTP Board will start beeping. do not install another camera to the BNC port of channel 1.04 4. NOTE: The length of each UTP cable should NOT exceed 300 meters (or 984 feet).526 5. Distance Meters / Feet 0 100 / 328 200 / 656 300 / 984 UTP-Converter Power Output (W) 5. and the DVR will start to boot.5W.

and connect with the DVR using an Ethernet CAT5 cable. connect the BNC and power connectors to camera respectively. do NOT connect it to the UTP Converter. 56 . If the power consumption of the camera is higher than 5.5W. which allows the transmission of power and video signal through one CAT5 cable.DVR User’s Manual Appendix C: Connect Analog Camera via UTP Converter Introduction: The UTP converter is made especially for users who want to build a connection between an UTP DVR and a traditional analog camera. Connect the UTP converter and the UTP DVR using a CAT5 cable. Installation: To build up an UTP connection using the UTP converter. NOTE: The UTP Converter can provide power up to 5. A RJ-45 connector is positioned at the other end of the converter. the other for connecting with power jack of the camera. The UTP converter has two cables at one end: one cable for connecting with the camera’s BNC video connector.5W.

Brand Model Name Barracuda ES.DVR User’s Manual Appendix D: Recommended HDDs Refer to the following list for some recommended HDDs to be used in the DVR.11 HITACHI Maxtor DeskStar DeskStar DiamondMax 22 WD AV WD AV Western Digital WD AV WD AV WD AV Model Number ST3500320NS ST3500320AS ST3750330AS ST31000340AS HDP725032GLA360 HDP725050GLA360 STM3500320AS WD1600AVJS WD2500AVJS WD3200AVJS WD5000AVJS WD7500AVVS Size 500G 500G 750G 1000G 320G 500G 500G 160G 250G 320G 500G 750G 57 .11 Barracuda 7200.2 Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 Barracuda 7200.

The management port is 80 and the RTSP port is 554. Login using the administrator’s username and password (for example: Admin & 1234). Step 1. Step 2.1.242) of the NH Series IP camera to access its web management page.DVR User’s Manual Appendix E: IP Camera Installation The following is an example of the installation of a NH Series IP camera. Enter the IP address (for example: 192.168. Access the System menu and click on the “Network” tab to find the management port and the RTSP port. 58 .

59 . MPEG-4=VGA. and the maximum frame rate is 15fps. and Contrast=128. Step 4.DVR User’s Manual Step 3. Sharpness=128. Access the Streaming menu to look resolution setting: MJPEG=1280x960. Next click on the “View parameters” tab to look for current camera image settings: Brightness=25.

168. Password=1234.242 and select model as NH Series.DVR User’s Manual Step 5. H264 or MJPEG. Connection Setup Account Password Management Port Streaming Format Advance Streaming Option Streaming Port Streaming Protocol IP Dome Protocol Admin **** 80 MPEG4 OFF 554 RTP+RTSP NONE Step 9. The DVR will reboot in order to apply the change. Access the <Camera Setup> menu of the DVR to setup the IP camera.1. Access the <Connection Setup> menu to enter connection setting parameters: Account=Admin. Sharpness=128. Select the channel that is reserved for IP camera. Management Port=80. The menu should look like the following: IP Camera IP Camera Select IP Camera Title Hostname/IP Model Connection Setup Device Setup Activated Status CH16 CH16 192.1. set Advance Streaming Option to <ON> and the values can be modified manually. Access the OSD setup menu of the DVR to select the number of IP cameras to be connected: <System Setup> <IP Camera Support>. Access the <Device Setup> menu to enter device setting parameters: Image Resolution=quadvga.168. the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol will be setup automatically. Step 8. Brightness=25. Device Setup Product ID Image Resolution Sharpness Brightness Contrast Apply NH Series vga 128 25 128 No 60 . Step 6. and Compression=128. Enter the Hostname/IP as 192. If Advance Streaming Option is set to <OFF>.242 NH Series No Step 7. and Streaming Format=MPEG4. If the parameters are different.

Reduce the resolution. Audio 2. Limitation: The following function is not supported for IP cameras. 4. and <Management Port> in <Connection Setup> is correct. and <Streaming Format> are set correctly. <Password>. The information is “read only”. Step 11. Set <Apply> to <Yes> and the device setting parameters will be applied. 1.DVR User’s Manual Step 10. the problem might be bandwidth and performance. Reduce the GOV/GOP setting. Make sure the settings of the items <Account>. Set <IP Camera> <Activated> to <Yes> and the video from the IP camera should be displaying on the screen after a few seconds.00 62. Motion Detection 61 . 3. 2. Step 12.00% Troubleshooting: If the video does not show on the screen. Status Model Streaming Format Resolution PPS Bandwidth Pkg. Check the menu item <Hostname/IP>. lost rate NH Series MPEG4 640x480 15. Try to connect the IP camera via the browser directly and see if the video shows correctly. If everything seems to be correct. Try to connect the IP camera via the browser directly and see if the video shows correctly. perform the following checks: 1. quality. <Streaming Port>. <Streaming Protocol>. If the <Model> selected is supported by the DVR. Access <IP Camera> <Status> and the current status of the IP camera will be displayed as shown below.53 KB/Sec 0. Make sure that <Model>. or FPS of the IP camera. Check if the target IP device is supported by the DVR. confirm items in <Device Setup> menu and see if the settings are correct. Alarm I/O 3.

DVR User’s Manual Appendix F: Remote Controller The operational function keys (on the left) and dome camera control keys (on the right) on the remote control are listed as below figure: 62 .

press “DVR SEL” and then press “2” immediately. For example. Use the front panel of the DVR. setup the “DVR SEL” of the remote control. DVR Unit ID Remote Control # DVR Unit ID Remote Control # 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 After the DVR Unit ID is changed. The DVR Selection key is used to switch control between each DVR. The ID Table is listed below for reference. assuming the DVR Unit ID is set to 225. <Main Menu> <System Setup> <RS485 Setup> <Unit ID>. and then press the Remote control # to switch between DVRs. Now. To exit the single DVR control mode. the first thing is to assign a unique DVR Unit ID to each DVR. 63 . Press “DVR SEL”. and then press the Remote Control # immediately to select the DVR. The remote control can be used to control up to 16 DVRs. Press “DVR SEL”.DVR User’s Manual The keys of the remote control function as the keys of the front panel of the DVR. The only difference between the remote control and the front panel keys is the “DVR SEL” key. and exit the menu. the remote control will only be able to control the specified DVR. Change the DVR Unit ID to any number between 224 and 239. press “DVR SEL”. and then press “ESC” to do so. and follow this path to change the DVR Unit ID. To setup the remote control.

168. the real IP is now assigned to the router instead of the DVR. users have to set up both the IP and port of the DVR. In case a router or sometimes a DSL modem is in place. In most cases. it is required to set up the router for port mapping (forwarding) before images from the DVR can be remotely viewed on a PC. The port setting is adjustable in OSD setup menu of the DVR and only one port is needed to do remote operation.1. Typically and by the default. e. The virtual IP would be 192. To properly operate a web server. See the router manufacturer's websites for more instructions on port mapping. Otherwise. Thus.x. they will have to send command to the real IP.168.x. the DVR operates on port 80. a DVR.e. i. When the remote users want to operate the DVR. Please make sure that port 80 is not blocked by the ISP. The router has two IP: one is real IP (WAN IP). the other is virtual IP (LAN IP). virtual IP starts with 192.x. The DVR is located behind the wall (router) and operates on virtual IP. the router. 64 . which is well known as the http port. Then the router has to map (forward) the command to the DVR.DVR User’s Manual Appendix G: Setting up a DVR behind a Router This appendix describes how to set up a router if the DVR connects to the internet via a router. which are essential for data and command transmission.g. a different available port shall be reset and the setting of the DVR shall be changed.

DVR User’s Manual Following is an example of how the router should be set. 65 . a PC with web browser is required.13 LAN IP: 192. • Connect to D-Link DI-724P+ from PC via IE.0.54.168.1 PC IP: 192.100 DVR 1 IP: 192.167 Trigger port: 80 DVR 2 IP: 192.160. Router (D-Link DI-724P+) WAN IP: 218.168. The setup screen will be shown after entering the correct username and password.0.168. • Click the <Advanced> tab and follow the steps to set up web port forward to DVR 1.0.0.168.200 Trigger port: 81 • To change the setting of the router.

Enter the name of the setting in the Name field: DVR 1. B. B. Choose <TCP> as the Protocol Type. Click <Enabled> to set up the service. • Now DVR 1 can be connected via http://218. 66 .54. Enter the name of the setting in the Name field: DVR 2.13:80 and DVR 2 can be connected via http://218. F. repeat the steps for port mapping setting. G. C. Enter Private Port: 80. A. E. Enter Private IP: 200 D.DVR User’s Manual A. E. H.160. Click <Apply>. Click <Always> for the Schedule setting. • If there are more than one DVR behind the router. H. Choose <TCP> as the Protocol Type.160. Enter Public Port: 81. • Follow the steps to set up web port forward to DVR 2.54. C. Click <Apply>. Enter Private Port: 81. • Click <Continue> to go on when the following screen displays. G.13:81. Select <Enabled> to set up the service. Enter Public Port: 80. Click <Always> for the Schedule setting. F. Enter Private IP: 167 D.

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