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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.

264 DVR

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

.................................2............................18 3...................................21 3.................................................................................................................................................. Basic Operation ..........................................................................................27 4.........................................3 Device Setup ..............4 System Date / Time Setting ................................................6...19 3....28 Freeze Live Image..............15 3............................1 Set Date / Time......5...............2 Daylight Saving Time.........................................................................6................1...............................................8 2.......................................................6..........................................................28 4..........27 4.....5 ezRecord Setup..........................................................2 Digital Zoom ........26 3....................1 Position the Unit........................................................2 Function Keys................... Overview ..........................6..............6 Data Lifetime ...................5........................................................................DVR User’s Manual Table of Content 1...........................................17 3............................14 3...4...........8 2....................22 3....................17 3................25 3....................................6................................16 3.................................1 Front Panel Introduction ...................................... 11 3..................................................4 Record Event Video Only ........8 2.............................6....................................24 3........5.............................................1..........................19 3....................1 Schedule Setup ..................................1...................27 4................................6...............................1 Viewing Live / Playback Video .............................................20 3..............2 Entering OSD Setup Menu .................................................................21 3..........................................28 4 .......3 Connecting Devices to the Unit...........3 Per Camera Configuration................................................................22 3............... 11 3................................26 4.......................................................2 Selecting Video Format........................2 Connection Setup................5.....................................9 3................................................................... System Setup...........................................................................6............... General System Setup .................3 Power Up / Down the Unit ....................5 Status ....................................1............................................................................................23 3.........1 Viewing Modes ..................23 3..................................................4...........................8 Audio Recording......................................................................6 Record Schedule / Quality Setting ..8 2......................7 2........................................... 11 3...............7 Circular Recording...................................................................................21 3.....................................................................5 IP Camera Setting ............................................................................................................9 Purge Data .......................................................................1 LED Definition .......................5.......25 3...........6..........12 3.........4 Rear Panel Connections...............1...........24 3....1 IP Camera Information .....2 Preset Record Configuration ........................................................................................................................3 Viewing Live Cameras............................1 User Management........................4 Activated ........

....1 Remote Monitoring System Requirements ......28 Key Usage in Playback .................31 4..........1 Sequence with Main Monitor ............3 Basic Operation for Remote Monitor......2 Searching by Event .1 View Live Video ......................1 Select Display Mode ........................................3 4......2...........5.....................2...........6 Calling Preset Points .......................3 Playback Video.3...........................................47 5...................DVR User’s Manual 4..................3 Playback Controls ................................................29 Sequence Setup ..........35 Dome Control..3................46 5.........................4...........3....4 5..5 Viewing Recorded Video ........................45 5....5.......1 ezBurn Introduction ....................................3...............................................3.......2 Sequence with Call Monitor..3.....1 Changing Internet Settings ........................................41 5.......................30 4.35 4.........................39 4...50 5......................................................38 4......2 4..3........................49 5.............2.4.....1 Dome Connection..................1........................................2 Export Normal Video ..................................................48 5.....................................2 Dome Protocol Setup .......................................................................3...........................................1 Login / Logout ....................45 5...............5......................................................2 Software Upgrades .......2............................33 4..............3..................5. Remote Monitoring Software........................3 RS485 Setup ..35 4................................30 4....................................44 5........2.............................33 4.....................................................3..........................4...................45 5.48 5.......40 5...........2.................1 Record Video Instantly .............3........................................1 Playback Remote Video....drv Files ................................................................3.........................32 Video Export ..............................................................................................2 Getting Start of Installation....31 4...........29 Pause Playback and Single Step Forward ...........................................2 Playback Instant Recorded Video ..................4 Verify Digital Signature ................................................................................................................40 5............................................................5 Setting Preset Points ....2...............................................................4 4....2.........3.....................................3.......34 4...............................2 Playback Local *.........................3..............................41 5................................................................................2 Operate Cameras with Dome Control ......2............50 5 ........1..........................................................................................................36 4................30 Searching Recorded Video ........5..................1 Searching by Time...................................43 5..2 Install Remote Monitoring Software.........................................................................................................................................................................................2 Instant Recording ........................................37 4.....................3 Export Event Video...........................................3...............5 Search from Event List ...............................46 5...........49 5.................4 Dome Controlling Keys...................................5...............................................................................................47 5.......47 5.....................3....1..............2...........36 4.....................

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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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2.

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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The BNC call monitor connector allows users to connect the DVR with an optional call monitor. 9 . Alarm I/O & RS485 & Audio In Terminal block connectors are provided to offer users the flexibility to connect the DVR to Alarm I/O. The main monitor displays live image and playback recorded video in either full-screen or split-window format. The number of connectors is equal to the number of channels. The reason is because the DVR can recognize the external devices only after the power-up process is done completely.4 Rear Panel Connections There are various connectors on the rear panel for the DVR installations. The definition of pins varies for different models. Call Monitor The call monitor is used to display full screen video of all installed cameras in sequence. VGA output connector is optional. Refer to Setup Guide for detailed pin definitions. etc. such as USB ThumbDrive® or any USB devices. make sure those devices are connected only after the unit is powered up. Video Input A group of BNC connectors is offered for video input streams from installed cameras. 2.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. The following figure shows the connectors by name. and Audio In devices. RS-485. and followed by the detailed description of each connector. Main Monitor (BNC/ VGA) BNC and VGA output connectors are offered for connecting to a main monitor.

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

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

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

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

When an account is logged in. 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 _ . the icon will show “N”. and the password “4321” is for “user”. setting up the DVR can be easy as operating on a PC. An icon displayed at the upper-right corner of the screen will show the authority level of the account. 3. Under logout condition. 14 . while “user” can be inputted via pressing the hot key SEARCH. “admin” can be inputted via pressing the hot key MENU. press SEARCH to enter the Search menu for searching and playing back recorded video by date and time or events. “ ◄ ► 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 . There are two preset accounts: “admin” and “user”. Collaborating with a USB mouse. 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. L Y l y ! M Z m z @ Delete The next step is to enter a corresponding password. its authority level number (1~8) will be shown.DVR User’s Manual SEARCH In both Playback and Live mode.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. Move to <OK> and press ENTER to proceed.

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. Camera Setup. Dome Control. Record Setup. The functions include: Playback/Search. The authority level is ranked from level 1~8.DVR User’s Manual Before completely logout. NOTE: The “Menu Access” cannot be set to <Disable>. select <Disable> to suspend the account. and level 8 has highest authority. Export Data. From the Main Menu. 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. select <Disable> to allow free access. 3. password. Alternatively. and Shutdown. The username is case sensitive. Call Control. Menu Access. Alternatively. and authority level in this menu. NOTE: The username and authority level of the preset “admin” account cannot be changed. The authority level is ranked from level 1~8. or auto logout when keys are not pressed for 5 minutes at Live/ Menu mode. or select <OFF> to allow free access. and level 8 has highest authority. excluding the preset “admin” account. 15 . Account Setup Setup customized username. Text Setup. Configuration. Sequence Setup.2. other functions can also be accessed without having to login again.1 User Management The DVR provides the option to create up to seven sets of usernames and passwords with customized authority. Event Setup. Database Setup. System Setup. Monitor Setup.

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

DVR User’s Manual 3. it is strongly recommended to format the HDDs to avoid database corruption.4 System Date / Time Setting Users can set the current date. then select <Date/Time> to access the Date/Time menu. LEFT / RIGHT keys are used to move the cursor to previous or next field. NOTE: If time settings have to be changed in any case. select <System Setup> and press ENTER. ENTER is for selecting. 17 . and UP / DOWN are used to change the value in the selected field. the menu displays as follows. NOTE: The new date / time setting applies to record new video. The date and time of previously recorded video will not be changed.4. 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 3.1 Set Date / Time Set Date / Time Select <Date> / <Time> and press ENTER to adjust the settings. Use the UP / DOWN keys to change the setting. time and other OSD parameters in Date/Time menu (under System Setup menu). The login account should have authority to access the System Setup menu. Date / Time Display Users are allowed to set the time OSD displays in 1 or 2 rows. In OSD setup menu.

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

Hostname/IP Access this item to enter the hostname or IP address of the IP camera. IP Camera IP Camera Select IP Camera Title Hostname/IP Model Connection Setup Device Setup Activated Status CH16 CH16 X. The supported channels of IP cameras will be from the largest numbers. 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. To configure setting of an IP camera. NOTE: The DVR must be rebooted in order to apply the change of IP Camera Support option. 19 . access <Camera Setup> and select the channel with the largest number.DVR User’s Manual 3.123. The menu will be shown as follows. Model Access this item to select the model of the connected IP camera.168.1 IP Camera Information IP Camera Title Access this item to enter the name of the IP camera to be shown on the monitor.X NH Series No NOTE: If the IP camera is already activated. for example CH16 for 16ch models. 3. for example 192.X.5. menu items 3 to 5 will be grayed out and cannot be accessed.X.5 IP Camera Setting The distinctive hybrid solution of the DVR enables users to connect IP camera(s) while others are analog cameras.

and <HTTP>.5. The option includes <RTP+RTSP>. for transmitting video and related commands. Alternatively. Streaming Format Access this item to select the streaming format.DVR User’s Manual 3. 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. <MPEG4>. select <ON> to manually set the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol. <RTP/RTSP/HTTP>. <H264> or <MJPEG>.2 Connection Setup Enter <Connection Setup> to configure the connection and data transmission setting of the connected IP Camera. of the IP camera. Streaming Port Access this item to enter the streaming port. Advance Streaming Option Select <OFF> and the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol will be set automatically according to the camera model selected. The menu will be shown as below. Streaming Protocol Access this item to select the streaming protocol of the IP camera. of the IP camera. <RTP/RTSP>. 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. Management Port Access this item to enter the default port of the IP camera. 20 .

Status Model Streaming Format Resolution PPS Bandwidth Pkg. 3. please refer to Appendix E: IP Camera Installation.4 Activated Access this item and select <Yes> to activate the connection to the IP camera. The basic settings include the IP camera’s product name.5. select <No>. menu items <Hostname/IP>.5 Status After the connection to the IP camera is activated.DVR User’s Manual IP Dome Protocol If the connected device is an IP Dome Camera. lost rate **** MPEG4 640*480 15. image quality. image adjustment. 3.1% The information shown on the monitor is “read only”. and <Connection Setup> will be grayed out and cannot be accessed. NOTE: The <Device Setup> menu may have fewer or more menu items according to different IP camera models. To deactivate the connection.5. <Model>. The menu will be shown as below.5. users can check the connection status. etc. NOTE: Once the connection to the IP camera is activated.00 20 KB/Sec 0. NOTE: The administrator account and password of the IP camera should be entered in order to change the basic settings. 21 . NOTE: For an example of step-by-step IP camera setup.3 Device Setup Enter <Device Setup> to configure the basic settings of the IP camera. Set the item <Apply> to <Yes> to apply the changes. 3. then select an appropriate IP Dome Protocol from the provided options.

Login with a proper account to access Record Setup menu. Select <Schedule Setup> from the Record Setup menu and press ENTER. 22 . • If a weekend record is required. move the cursor to <Record Setup> and press ENTER.6 Record Schedule / Quality Setting The Record Setup menu allows users to set recording quality. and other recording parameters. • Press ESC to return to previous page.DVR User’s Manual 3. the following menu is displayed. • Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to cancel. or weekend recording schedule.1 Schedule Setup The Schedule Setup is used to set the day and night time. 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. recording schedules. select <ON> to enable the Weekend Schedule in advance and then set the Weekend Start/End time. In the Main menu. 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. the following menu is displayed.6.

Press ESC to return to Record Setup menu. • • • • Move the cursor using Direction keys and press ENTER to select an item. The menu is displayed as below (Record Mode: 720×240@60PPS in NTSC / 720×288@50PPS in PAL). PAL: 720x288@50PPS) Normal PPS Normal Size Event PPS Event Size 3. Section Preset Record Configuration for more detailed information. Per Camera Config Cameral Select Normal PPS Normal Size Event Max PPS Event Size Event Active Day 7. Event PPS is not restricted to this rule. Please refer to OSD Setup Manual.6. 23 .DVR User’s Manual 3.5 Mid 30 Best Both CH1 Weekend 7. Below table shows the PPS and picture size under <Best Quality> in Half-D1 mode.5 Mid 30 Best Both • First select a Camera for setting its record configuration.5 PAL) 3. In normal circumstances.3 Per Camera Configuration This function is used to set the Day / Night / Weekend PPS (Picture per Second) and Quality for each channel. To increase one channel’s PPS. Please note that the total normal PPS for all channels cannot exceed 60 NTSC (720×240@60PPS) / 50 PAL (720×288@50PPS). Change the value using UP / DOWN keys.2 Preset Record Configuration The <Preset Config> is used to select the preset recording quality and frame rate. Half-D1 mode (NTSC: 720x240@60PPS. The image and recording settings from the selected camera will be displayed on the screen.125 PAL) (12. others’ may have to be reduced first. Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to abort.6.75 NTSC 15 NTSC 10 KB / Pic 10 KB / Pic (3. The Preset Configuration must be set to <OFF> for accessing these schedules.5 Mid 30 Best Both Night 7. since a smart event scheduler will handle the total PPS with a correct weighting. it is strongly recommended to set the preset configuration as <Best Quality>.

Move to <Daytime Record> and press ENTER. Move the cursor to the item <Preset Config>. 3. In other words. select <Record Setup> menu. Refer to OSD Setup Manual. If yes. 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. Select <ezRecord Setup> from <Record Setup> and press ENTER.DVR User’s Manual 3. Note that <Weekend Record> will be inaccessible if <Weekend Schedule> in <Schedule Setup> is set to <No>. Section Preset Record Configuration for further information.5 ezRecord Setup This item aims to ease the complicated record settings. This item will determine whether the DVR will record during daytime. the larger the size of the HDD installed. The average normal PPS & Quality will be adjusted automatically. Repeat the same procedures through the 3rd and 4th item. Note that the item can be reached only when <ezRecord> is selected as the option for <Preset Config>. and select <Event only>. and to make the setup much easier. the more days the unit can record.6. follow the steps below: • Enter the OSD setup menu with a proper account. • • 24 . respectively.6.4 Record Event Video Only If the DVR shall start recording only when alarms are triggered. • In the OSD setup menu.5 Best Follow these steps to Setup ezRecord: • Select <How Many Days To Record> and press ENTER. use UP/DOWN to select <Yes> as to enable daytime recording. then press UP/DOWN to choose an option. The maximum of days depends of the size of the installed HDD(s). or select <No> to disable.

The value ranges from <1> to <365> days. From the Record Setup menu. 3.6 Data Lifetime Data Lifetime indicates the duration that a video is saved and recallable in the HDD. Only those video recorded within Data Lifetime can be displayed on the screen and played back. move the cursor to <Circular Recording> and press ENTER. and then use UP / DOWN keys to set the data lifetime. the DVR will stores new video into the HDD spaces while overwrite the oldest recorded video. or select <0> to disable the function. NOTE: To play back a video exceeding the data lifetime. the DVR will stop recording when the HDD is full. The <How Many Days To Record> will be computed automatically. In the meantime. please extend the duration until the recording data / time of the video is included. The <How Many Days To Record> will be computed automatically. Therefore.6. • 3. once the number of connected cameras is changed. then press UP/DOWN to make a choice. 25 . then select <ON> / <OFF> using UP / DOWN keys. The video exceeded Data Lifetime will be hidden and cannot be retrieved for playback. Alternatively. Press ENTER to select this item in Record Setup menu.7 Circular Recording Users can choose to record video in circular mode or in linear mode. then press UP/DOWN to make a choice. NOTE: The current number of connected cameras will affect the recording quality automatically calculated through the <ezRecord Setup>.DVR User’s Manual • Select <Average Normal PPS> and press ENTER. the <ezRecord Setup> should be reset. If circular mode is selected.6. the internal buzzer will start beeping and a message will be shown on the screen informing users that the disk is full. Select <Average Normal Quality> and press ENTER. if linear mode is selected.

Set this item to <Yes using UP / DOWN keys. and start the deletion by setting <Start to Purge> to <Yes>. Purge All Event Data The item is used to delete all event video from database(s). the Purge Data menu is displayed. 3.6. In Record Setup menu.6. move the cursor to <Purge Data> and press ENTER. 26 . Using UP / DOWN keys to select <Yes> and start the deletion by setting <Start to Purge> to <Yes>.8 Audio Recording When an audio source device is connected. ENTER to select the item and UP / DOWN to adjust the value. audio input is recorded and saved with the video. Purge Event Before The item is used to delete event video before a specific date. Start to Purge After the video or data to be deleted are selected.DVR User’s Manual 3. it will be automatically set to <OFF>. 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. Use LEFT / RIGHT keys to move the cursor to next or previous field.9 Purge Data This item is used to delete the Normal or Event recording video. it will be automatically set to <ON>. set this item to <Yes> to start the deletion or choose <No> to cancel. When no audio source device is connected.

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

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

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

Sequence function can avoid manual backtracking and provides more flexibility while monitoring surveillance. The message “Call Mode” will be shown on the bottom-left of the screen.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. Select certain view format and press SEQ to toggle the automatic sequence. press ESC to stop sequencing.DVR User’s Manual 4. 30 . see OSD Menu Setup Guide. 4-camera: 9-camera: (for 16ch models only) 4. • Press ESC to return the front panel to Main monitor control mode. 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.2. if connected.2. Two viewing modes can be displayed on call monitor: Sequence display and Single camera display.2 Sequence Setup This section introduces the way to view sequence mode with both Main Monitor and Call Monitor.1 Sequence with Main Monitor Automatic sequence function can be observed in any view mode. press SEQ repeatedly to display the sequence of cameras previously programmed in Call Monitor Schedule menu. Follow the steps to control the call monitor. • Press the CALL key on the front panel to enter call monitor control mode. 4. • Alternatively. The figure below displays the 4-camera and 9-camera sequencing view modes. To program the call monitor sequence. Section Sequence Setup.

• Press ENTER to confirm the settings or ESC to abort. • Move the cursor to “End Time” and press ENTER will start playing recorded video from the specified “End Time”. Enter the specific date and time of the wanted video. “S” indicates summer time and “W” indicates winter time. 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. NOTE: If there is no available recorded video that matches the specified time and date.DVR User’s Manual 4.3. In live or playback mode.1 Searching by Time Follow the steps to search video by date and time. • Move the cursor to <Begin Playback> and press ENTER to start playing back the selected video. NOTE: The date/time information will be shown on the screen with a DST icon if the Daylight Saving Time function is enabled. the DVR will search for matched video and start to playback the video. users can search for event video by channel as well.3 Searching Recorded Video The DVR is capable of searching and playing back recorded video by date and time or events. • Use Direction keys to move the cursor for setting the start time. • Either press PLAY again or ESC to return to live video. Adjust the date and time values by UP / DOWN keys. press SEARCH to enter the Search menu. which is shown as follows. Alternatively. • Press SEARCH key to enter the Search menu. 31 . • Move the cursor to “From Time” and press ENTER will start playing recorded video from the specified “From Time”. the unit starts playback from the next available video.

3.DVR User’s Manual 4. Follow these steps to search event video through Event List: • Press SEARCH to enter the Search menu. 32 . others are displayed. press ESC. • Press ENTER to play back the selected event record. time. • To search event video that has been recorded on a specific camera. • To exit the event list. As some events are deleted. The Event List displays. • Move the cursor to <Event List> and press ENTER to list the event video of the selected channels. • Press and hold UP / DOWN to scroll through the Event List. 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.2 Searching by Event “Event List” allows users to search wanted video by event. use LEFT / RIGHT to move the cursor and press ENTER to select or de-select a channel. Follow the steps to playback video from Event List. 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. • Press PLAY to return to live mode. triggered camera and alarm type. The latest recorded event video will be listed on the top.

such as a USB ThumbDrive.1 ezBurn Introduction Built with the ezBurn technology. That means the video will be exported to the external device instead of the built-in DVD+RW. and the exported video will be saved as *. 4.DVR User’s Manual 4.4 Video Export The unit allows users to export wanted video to the built-in DVD+RW or an external device. 33 . NOTE: Once an external device is connected to the DVR unit. The entire exporting process will be done through the front panel. If the video is to be exported to an external device. without needing to enter the OSD setup menu. make sure the device is connected to the DVR unit and the port has been set appropriately for video export. ezBurn function provides users the easier way to export desired video with built-in DVD+RW or to an external device. the device has priority over the built-in DVD+RW. TWO keys (SEARCH and COPY) and THREE touches are all what’s needed for completing the export. The ezBurn exporting process is illustrated as below figure: The entire process is described step by step in the following sections. such as an USB ThumbDrive®.4.drv file format. According to the size of video.drv file. the exporting process may take about 10 minutes to 1 hour. and it can only be played using the remote player software. NOTE: The file exported using ezBurn will be in .

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

5 Dome Control The DVR allows users to control a dome camera by the front panel. To exit the Dome Control mode and return to live mode. • See Setup Guide for RS-485 port pin definition. D. 4. 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.terminals on the RS-485 port by RS-485 cable respectively. follow these steps: • Press SEARCH and play wanted event video. ezBurn confirmation Selected Device: Built-in-DVD+RW All data on the disc will be erased.5.4.terminals on the dome camera to the D+. CALL + RIGHT/LEFT to change value or to move left/right. • Connect the R+. and CALL + ENTER to select or enter submenu. In dome control mode. or. press ESC to abort. R. 35 .1 Dome Connection Follow the steps to install dome camera. The information shown is “read only”. • After entering the playback mode. press COPY.3 Export Event Video To export event video. press CALL + UP/DOWN keys to move up/down. a warning message will be shown on the screen • Press ENTER to start the export the whole event video to the connected device. To enter Dome Control mode. To traverse the menu. press the DOME key and press channel key 2 to display the hint screen. The “ezBurn” window will display as below figure. To play event video. press ESC or DOME. users can press CHANNEL key to display the desired dome camera in full screen. press CALL + ENTER to open the OSD setup menu of the dome camera. 4. Refer to the connection figure illustrated in Setup Guide. In Live mode.DVR User’s Manual 4. refer to Section Searching Recorded Video.

Users are allowed to change the RS-485 settings of the DVR.DVR User’s Manual 4. select <Camera Setup> and press ENTER. Select <System Setup> in Main menu. then select <RS485 Setup> from the System Setup menu and press ENTER.2 Dome Protocol Setup The Dome Protocol item lists the available dome protocols for communicating with dome cameras connected to the DVR.3 RS485 Setup The DVR controls the dome cameras via RS-485 communication protocol.5. The RS-485 parameters of the DVR must be set to the same as the parameters set in dome camera.5. NOTE: The settings become effective after saving the changes and exiting from the menu. The following menu is displayed. select a camera first and set the communications protocol associated with dome camera using the Direction keys and ENTER. 4. 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. The following menu is displayed. RS485 Setup Unit ID Baud Rate Bits Stop Parity 224 9600 8 1 None 36 . From the Main menu.

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

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

39 . • Press 2 to hide the dome control Hint Screen.DVR User’s Manual • Press 1 to access the Set/Go Preset function. • Set the <Set Preset> of the selected preset number to <Yes>. The Dome Preset menu is displayed. 4. • Press a Channel key to view the corresponding camera in full screen. 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. press 2 again to toggle the Hint Screen. • Press 1 to access the Set/Go Preset function. A Hint Screen shown as below figure will be displayed on the screen.6 Calling Preset Points Follow the steps to call preset points. and press ENTER to save the position. • Now the selected dome camera rotates to the preset position automatically. Now the preset is set and ready to be called. • Set the <Go Preset> of the selected preset number to <Yes>. • Then press DOME to enter dome control mode.5. 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. and press ENTER to call the preset point.

4GHZ RAM 2 GB Requires 20 MB for software installation Windows XP. please refer to the sections above for setting configuration of the remote monitoring software. 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. 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. users are allowed to view live and recorded video.0 or above Minimum 1024 x 768 with 16-bit color 10Base-T (10 Mbps) or 100Base-TX (100 Mbps) operation.1 Remote Monitoring System Requirements Items Requirements Minimum: Intel® Pentium® M CPU 1.DVR User’s Manual 5. Remote Monitoring Software The remote monitoring software is a remote browser-based software application designed to operate with the DVR products. WAN or Internet on a personal computer.40GHz RAM 512 MB Recommended: Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2. Windows Vista Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6. and configure the DVRs remotely via a LAN. must match the network configuration Personal Computer Hard Disk Drive Operating System Web Browser Monitor Resolution Network Card 40 . Using the software. including the preset “admin” and two other accounts 5.

DVR User’s Manual 5. • Start the IE. Please follow the steps to set the Internet security settings appropriately. 41 . please check the IP address of the DVR.1 Changing Internet Settings The PC operating with the remote monitoring software should be set to accept ActiveX plug-ins. or by using the Start menu to access it. <Network Setup>. press MENU key on the unit and enter password to access OSD setup menu. • Select <Trusted sites> and click <Sites> to specify its security setting. NOTE: Windows IE provides the ActiveX component that is required when using the remote monitoring software. • Before operating the remote monitoring software. it can be started either by clicking on the desktop icon. 5. Select <System Setup>. • Select <Tools> from the main menu of the browser. then <LAN Setup> to check the IP.2. then <Internet Options>. To check the IP address. and then click the <Security> tab.2 Getting Start of Installation Refer to the following description to install the remote monitoring software.

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

DVR User’s Manual 5. take port 81 for example. and also check if the version is the same as that stored in that particular DVR.6”. click <Yes> to accept ActiveX plug-ins.080. the IP address should be entered as “192.6:81”. it can be started either by clicking on the desktop icon.68.80. 43 . • A version check starts to verify whether the remote monitoring software was installed already. or by using the Start menu to access it. the Login Screen is now displayed. The IP address of the DVR can be saved as a Favorites item in the web browser to enable easy access in the future. The remote monitoring software plug-ins will be downloaded and installed on the PC automatically when the connection is successfully made. If the default trigger port 80 is changed into another one.2. NOTE: Do not enter any leading “0” characters in the address. for example.80. This process may take up to 30 seconds.006” should be entered as “192.2 Install Remote Monitoring Software Start the browser to initiate the installation of the remote monitoring software on the PC. • The ActiveX controls and plug-ins dialog will show twice for confirmation. • Start the IE.68. “192. • Enter the IP address of the DVR in the address bar at the top of the browser. • When the software is completely downloaded and installed.068.

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

2x2 windows. Choose desired display mode – full-screen. or if the unit address is set as a Favorite site. Please refer to the Setup Guide for the graphical illustration of functional items. The functions on the remote monitoring software will be described in the following sections. • Start the IE again and enter the IP address of the DVR in the Address bar of the browser. • The message as the above figure will be prompted. the dome camera control operation can be accessed. the main window of the remote monitoring software will be displayed. 3x3 windows.3 Basic Operation for Remote Monitor When a DVR is successfully connected. the Login Screen will be displayed.DVR User’s Manual 5.2. To choose desired display mode and to operate dome camera control.2.3. • When the software is completely downloaded and installed. Click <Yes> to accept version upgrade. and 4x4 windows – after the live images of the DVR are displayed on the main window. 5. upgrade will be prompted while accessing the unit.1 View Live Video View live video from the cameras attached to the DVR by clicking <Live> button on the main window toolbar. 5.2 Software Upgrades If a new version of the remote monitoring software is available on the DVR. Follow the steps to upgrade the software. refer to the following sections. When a dome camera is connected and viewed in single channel full-screen mode. click the Favorites entry for the unit. 45 .

The remote monitoring software allows its user to set up to 255 preset positions with DynaColor. Auto Focus (A. either double-click on the wanted window. 46 . Use Direction buttons to move dome camera to an appropriate position. Panasonic (C & N). The preset position is named as the selected number. and then click the button and choose wanted number from the pull-down list. American Dynamics.3.1. Dome ID (ID) Click for changing the dome ID and protocol.F. Go Preset (• ) Go Preset is used to call the camera preset point. Click on any CAMERA button displayed with a dome icon to view the camera in full screen.DVR User’s Manual 5. Click one of the display buttons in MODE section.2 Operate Cameras with Dome Control The remote monitoring software allows users to control and configure a dome camera remotely. and Pelco (Pelco P & Pelco D) domes.) Click on it and the focus of the camera will be automatically adjusted to show a clearer image. Proper authority is required to access this function.1 Select Display Mode Choose the number of windows to be displayed on the main window. Click and choose a number to call the preset point for viewing. JVC. Set Preset (•) Set Preset is used to set up preset positions. The Dome Control Panel will be displayed on the main window. 5. Available selections are 4.3. 9 and 16 camera displays. Fastrax. The items on the dome control panel are described as follows. or click on the corresponding CAMERA button. which was set up with the set preset point function.1. To view certain window in full screen.

47 . 5. • Click on the button again to stop recording.2.2 Instant Recording The Instant Recording function allows users to record video quickly to the PC. Click on <Focus +> to focus near or <Focus −> to focus far.3.3. Zoom +/− Users are allowed to zoom-in or zoom-out using the adjusting buttons. Direction Button This button is used to pan and/or tilt the dome camera. Iris +/− This item is used to open and close the iris to let more or less light into the camera. NOTE: The instant recording video will be saved as *. Click the arrows in the directions to be viewed.DVR User’s Manual Focus +/− Use to adjust the camera lens to focus on objects for a clear view. • Select the destination folder to save the video.2.2 Playback Instant Recorded Video Follow the steps to playback a video recorded by “Instant Recording”. Click on <Iris +> to open iris or <Iris −> to close iris.3.drv file. • Click <OK> to start playing the recorded video. • Click <Play> on main window toolbar and click <Local Playback> tab. 5.1 Record Video Instantly Follow the steps to start recording instantly: • Click on the <Instant Recording> button. 5. • Click <Open> to choose a recorded file. NOTE: The Audio function is set to OFF as the default setting. Zoom-in to enlarge a certain area and zoom-out to view more area.

3. To use the arrow buttons: Click on the arrow button next to the date field to display the calendar. Use up and down arrow next to the time field to change to the wanted time. and <Verify> tabs.3 Playback Video The remote monitoring software allows users to either view recorded video from the DVR. users can change the date and time either by typing desired numbers directly or using the arrow buttons. either remote playback or local playback. and type the desired numbers directly. click <Play> button on the main window toolbar. • The other way to select date and time is by moving the blue sliding bar. The <From> and <To> in the <Available Record Video> display the date and time from which recorded video is available for playback. then click the left and right arrow at the top of the calendar to change the date. month and year of date field respectively.3. 5. The <Remote Playback> screen will be displayed. follow these steps: • Choose <Playback> in <Select> field for playback recorded video. • In <Start> field. Follow above steps to adjust the hour. <Local Playback>. and then <Remote Playback> tab. To access the Playback screen. To type directly: Click on day.DVR User’s Manual 5.3. <Remote Playback> allows users to play back from the DVR.1 Playback Remote Video To view remote video. or click <Close> to abort. • Click <OK> to start the playback. minute and second of time field. The DVR continues recording while playing back recorded video on the PC. 48 . <Local Playback> enables users to playback a recorded video file stored on the hard disk drive of the PC. click <Play> on the main window toolbar. There are three tabs in the Playback screen: <Remote Playback>. To playback remote video segments. or from the hard disk drive of the PC. <Verify> is provided for users to authenticate if the exported video is altered.

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

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

and then click the <General> tab. then <Internet Options>.3.DVR User’s Manual 5.7 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. the <Delete Files> screen displays as below. • Check the <Delete all offline content> box and click <OK>. • Click the <Delete Files> button in the <Temporary Internet Files> field. • Now. • Select <Tools> from the main menu of the web browser. please follow the steps to delete the temporary internet files. 51 . enter the IP address of the DVR to make the connection again.

Archive RS-485 Terminal Block Dome Control Protocol DSCP. ×4 Line-in Terminal Block. Terminal Block Alarm Relay Output x1. 1 Channel Line-Out Output Call Audio RCA × 1.0Vp-p. 1280 × 1024 pixels@60 Hz (Optional) NTSC: 30 PPS/Per channel. 1 Channel Line-Out Compression Method Proprietary Data Rate 8 KB/s per channel Recording Compression Method H. 1. 1. 75 ohm BNC × 1. Trigger Level Adjustable Motion Detection Video Loss Detection Programmable Communication Network Connectivity Ethernet RJ-45 Connector.0Vp-p. Sensitivity.0Vp-p.0 Ports. Specifications Video Operation System Input 4ch Model 8ch Model Embedded ( Linux ) BNC×4.. Fastrax 2. 75 ohm BNC×16./N.DVR User’s Manual Appendix A: Technical Specifications All specifications are subject to change without notice. SATA Build-in Storage Interface Cartridge / DVD+RW Optional ×3 USB 2. 1. Dome Camera Control.264 / MJPEG Recording Mode Schedule. Terminal Block Alarm Input ×4. Dynacolor Remote Control Software Central Management System (CMS). Vivotek. Recording. Support ThumbDrive® or DVD+RW Export Storage Alarm ×8. Terminal Block ×16. ×8 Line-in Terminal Block. 75 ohm 4ch UTP 8ch UTP 16ch UTP Up to 2ch Up to 4ch BNC × 1. 10/100 Mbps Compatible IP Camera SONY. Terminal Block Alarm Detection N. ACTi. 1. Adjustable Image Size 1KB to 20KB/Picture Storage Mode Linear / Circular Data Life Time Yes (Programmable) Storage ×3. System Setup. 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.C. Remote Software Remote Operation Monitor. 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. AD422.0Vp-p. Pelco P. Alarm. Panasonic 52 . 1024 × 768. 75 ohm BNC×8. Programmable 16 × 12 Grid Array. ×16 Line-in UTP Supported Main out RCA × 1. AXIS.O. Pelco D.0Vp-p. 75 ohm 800 × 600. 1. Playback.

4 lbs) -5°C ~ 40°C (23 °F ~ 104 °F)) 10% ~ 90% Non-condensing AC 100~240V.7 inches) 5. 60W Adaptor 53 . 50-60 Hz.2 × 3.6 inches) 7 Kg (15.2 × 19.1 × 8.5 Kg (12.5 × 13.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 (14.1 lbs) 410 × 210 × 500 mm (16.

The correct setting is shown as below. The Versatile H. switch the video source 1 to ON. short for Unshielded Twisted Pair. NOTE: The DVR should be powered OFF before the installation of the UTP Camera. This leads to an economical and fast installation of surveillance. Step 1: Connect the DVR and the UTP Camera via the UTP cable (CAT5). 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. Step 2: On the back panel of the DVR.DVR User’s Manual Appendix B: Connect UTP Camera UTP.264 DVR provides the option to connect UTP cameras. Follow the steps below to complete the UTP camera installation. if a UTP Camera will be installed to channel 1. For instance. is a popular type of cables that is one of the most common medium in telecommunication industry. switch the video source to ON (UTP). 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. Video Source Selection 54 . 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).

or it may cause loss or weakening of signal.526 5. do not install another camera to the BNC port of channel 1. For instance. If the power consumption of the camera is more than 5.256 5. the UTP Board will start beeping. Distance Meters / Feet 0 100 / 328 200 / 656 300 / 984 UTP-Converter Power Output (W) 5. NOTE: Do NOT insert both BNC and UTP video sources to the same channel simultaneously.5W. CH3.DVR User’s Manual Follow the same procedure if more UTP Cameras to CH2. or the video will not function correctly and it may cause the video to look like the figure below. The following table shows performance at different distances. The installation is complete.5W. if a UTP Camera is already installed to channel 1. NOTE: The UTP Board provides power up to 5. NOTE: The length of each UTP cable should NOT exceed 300 meters (or 984 feet). and the DVR will start to boot.04 4. Bad Video Output Step 3: Plug in the power adapter to the DVR.77 Video Quality Excellent Excellent Good Good 55 . or CH4 will be installed.

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

11 Barracuda 7200. Brand Model Name Barracuda ES.11 Barracuda 7200.11 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 .2 Seagate Barracuda 7200.DVR User’s Manual Appendix D: Recommended HDDs Refer to the following list for some recommended HDDs to be used in the DVR.

Login using the administrator’s username and password (for example: Admin & 1234). Step 1. Enter the IP address (for example: 192.168. The management port is 80 and the RTSP port is 554. Step 2.1. Access the System menu and click on the “Network” tab to find the management port and the RTSP port. 58 .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.

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

242 NH Series No Step 7. H264 or MJPEG. Password=1234.1. the Streaming Port and Streaming Protocol will be setup automatically. and Streaming Format=MPEG4. If Advance Streaming Option is set to <OFF>. Access the OSD setup menu of the DVR to select the number of IP cameras to be connected: <System Setup> <IP Camera Support>.168. Sharpness=128. Access the <Camera Setup> menu of the DVR to setup the IP camera. Access the <Connection Setup> menu to enter connection setting parameters: Account=Admin. If the parameters are different. Management Port=80. The DVR will reboot in order to apply the change. 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. Enter the Hostname/IP as 192. Device Setup Product ID Image Resolution Sharpness Brightness Contrast Apply NH Series vga 128 25 128 No 60 . Brightness=25. 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 192.242 and select model as NH Series.168. Step 8. set Advance Streaming Option to <ON> and the values can be modified manually. Access the <Device Setup> menu to enter device setting parameters: Image Resolution=quadvga.1. and Compression=128.DVR User’s Manual Step 5. Step 6. Select the channel that is reserved for IP camera.

Check the menu item <Hostname/IP>. <Streaming Protocol>. If everything seems to be correct. lost rate NH Series MPEG4 640x480 15. <Password>. 3. Access <IP Camera> <Status> and the current status of the IP camera will be displayed as shown below. and <Management Port> in <Connection Setup> is correct.00% Troubleshooting: If the video does not show on the screen. Limitation: The following function is not supported for IP cameras. Audio 2.DVR User’s Manual Step 10. perform the following checks: 1. Motion Detection 61 . Make sure that <Model>. Set <IP Camera> <Activated> to <Yes> and the video from the IP camera should be displaying on the screen after a few seconds. the problem might be bandwidth and performance. 2. Status Model Streaming Format Resolution PPS Bandwidth Pkg. The information is “read only”. Set <Apply> to <Yes> and the device setting parameters will be applied.00 62. Step 12.53 KB/Sec 0. confirm items in <Device Setup> menu and see if the settings are correct. 1. Reduce the resolution. <Streaming Port>. Make sure the settings of the items <Account>. and <Streaming Format> are set correctly. Reduce the GOV/GOP setting. Alarm I/O 3. Try to connect the IP camera via the browser directly and see if the video shows correctly. 4. Step 11. Check if the target IP device is supported by the DVR. Try to connect the IP camera via the browser directly and see if the video shows correctly. quality. or FPS of the IP camera. If the <Model> selected is supported by the DVR.

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 .

63 . The remote control can be used to control up to 16 DVRs. and exit the menu. Press “DVR SEL”. To setup the remote control. and then press “ESC” to do so. To exit the single DVR control mode. the first thing is to assign a unique DVR Unit ID to each DVR. press “DVR SEL” and then press “2” immediately. press “DVR SEL”.DVR User’s Manual The keys of the remote control function as the keys of the front panel of the DVR. setup the “DVR SEL” of the remote control. 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. For example. <Main Menu> <System Setup> <RS485 Setup> <Unit ID>. and then press the Remote Control # immediately to select the DVR. The only difference between the remote control and the front panel keys is the “DVR SEL” key. and follow this path to change the DVR Unit ID. Change the DVR Unit ID to any number between 224 and 239. 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. Use the front panel of the DVR. the remote control will only be able to control the specified DVR. and then press the Remote control # to switch between DVRs. Press “DVR SEL”. Now.

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

a PC with web browser is required. 65 .168. The setup screen will be shown after entering the correct username and password. • Connect to D-Link DI-724P+ from PC via IE.DVR User’s Manual Following is an example of how the router should be set.168.160.200 Trigger port: 81 • To change the setting of the router.0.100 DVR 1 IP: 192.168.54.167 Trigger port: 80 DVR 2 IP: 192.0.1 PC IP: 192.13 LAN IP: 192.168. • Click the <Advanced> tab and follow the steps to set up web port forward to DVR 1.0. Router (D-Link DI-724P+) WAN IP: 218.0.

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

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