DVR User Manual

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DVR User Manual





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Digital Video Recorder User Manual

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CAUTION



Please read this user manual carefully to ensure that you can use the device correctly and safely



We
do not

warrant all the content is correct. The conte
nts of this manual are subject to change without notice



T
his device should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label.
The voltage of the
power must be verified before using.

If

not in use for a long time, pull out the pl
ug from the socket



Do not install this device near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other device that produce
heat



Do not install this device near water. Clean only with a dry cloth



Do not block any ventilation openings. And
en
sure well ventilation

around the machin
e



Do not power off the DVR at normal recording condition! The correct operation to shut off DVR is to stop recording
firstly, and then select “shut
-
down” button at the right of the menu bar to exit, and finally to cut

off the power.



This machine is indoor

using

equipment
. D
o not expose the machine in rain or moist environment. In case any solid or
liquid get into the machine’s
case
, please cut off the power supply immediately, and ask for qualified technicians to check

the machine before restart



Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel
. No any parts
repair
ed

by yourself without technical aid

or approval
.



This manual is suitable for
4/8/
16
-
channel digital video recorders. All examples and pictures used in the
manual are from
16
-
channel DVR.


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Table of Contents

1

Introduction
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1.1 DVR Introduction

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1.2 Main Features

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Hardware Installation

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2.1 Install Hard Drive &DVD Writer

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2.1.1 Install Hard Dri ve
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2.1.2 Install DVD Writer

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2.2 Front Panel Descriptions

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2.3 Rear Panel Instructions

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2.3.1 Rear Panel Interface
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2.4 Remote Controller

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2.5 Control with Mouse

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2.5.1 Connect Mouse

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2.5.2 Use Mouse

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Basic Function Instruction

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3.1 Power On/Off

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3.1.1 Power on

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3.1.2 Power off

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3.2 Login

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3.3 Live preview

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3.3.1 Li ve pl ayback

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Main menu setup guide

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4.1 Basic configuration

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4.1.1 System

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4.1.2 Time & date
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4.1.3 DST
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4.2 Live configuration

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4.2.1 Li ve

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4.2.3 Spot
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4.2.4 Mask

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4.3 Record conf
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4.3.1 Enable

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4.3.2 Record Bi t rate

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4.3.3 Time

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4.3.4 Stamp

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4.3.5 Recycl e record

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4.4 Schedule configur
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4.4.1 Schedul e

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4.4.2 Motion

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4.4.3 Sensor
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4.5 Alarm configuration

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4.5.1 Sensor
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4.5.2 Motion

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4.5.3 Video l oss

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4.5.4 Other alarm
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4.5.5 Al arm out

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4.6 Network configuration

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4.6.1 Network

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4.6.2 Sub stream

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4.6.3 Email

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4.6.4 Other setti ngs
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4.7 User management configuration
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4.8 P.T.Z configuration
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4.9 Advanced

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4.9.1 Reset
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4.9.2 Import/Export

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4.9.3 Black/Whi te li st
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Record search & pla
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5.1 Time search

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5.2 Event search

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5.3 F
ile management
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5.4 Backup

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Manage DVR
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6.1 Check system

information
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6.1.1 System i nformation
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6.1.2 Event information

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6.1.3 Log information

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6.1.4 Network i nformation
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6.1.5 Online i nformati on

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6.2 Manual alarm

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6.3 Disk management

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6.4 Upgrade

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6.5 Logoff
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Remote Surveillance
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7.1 Accessing DVR

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7.1.1 On LAN

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7.1.2 On WAN

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7.2 The remote live preview interface as below:
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7.3 Remote playback & backup

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7.3.1 Remote playback
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7.3.2 Remote backup

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7.4

Remote System configuration

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7.5

Remote Management

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Remote Information

Search

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Mobile Surveillance

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8.1 By Phones with Windows mobile
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8.2 By Phones with Symbian

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8.3 The Software installation for iPhone mobile clients

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8.4 The installation & operati
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8.5 Installation and operation Methods for BlackBerry Mobile phone Client
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8.5.1 Ins
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8.5.2 Operation method for Bl ackberry mobil e phone cl ient

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Appendix A F
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Appendix B Calculate Recording Capacity
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Appendix C Compatible Devices
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Appendix D
4
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CH
D
VR Specifications
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Appendix E
8
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CH
DVR Specifications
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Appendix F
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DVR Specifications
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Digital Video Recorder User Manual

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1

Introduc
tion

1.1
DVR I
ntroduction

This
model
DVR (Digital

Video Recorder) is designed
special
ly for CCTV system. It adopts
high

performance video processing
chips and embed
ded

Linux system.
Meanwhile, i
t utilizes many most advanced technologies, such as standard H.264

with low bit
rate, Dual stream, SATA interface, VGA output mouse supported, IE browser supported with full remote control, mobile view(by
phones), etc.
, which ensure its

powerful functions and high stability.
Due to these distinctive characteristics,
it
i
s

widely used in
bank
s
, telecommunication, transportation, factories, warehouse, and irrigation

and so on.


1.2
Main
F
eatures

COMPRESSION FORMAT



S
tandard H.264

compression
with

low bit rate and better image quality

LIVE SURVEILLANCE



Support
HD
VGA output



Supp
ort channel security by hiding live display




Display the local record state and basic information




Support USB to make full control

RECORD MEDIA



Support
two

SATA HDD to record for a longer time without any limitation

BACKUP



Support
USB 2.0 devices to back
up

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Support built
-
in SATA DVD writer to backup



Support
saving recorded files with AVI
standard

format to a remote computer through internet

RECORD & PLAYBACK



Record modes: Manual,
Schedule,

Motion detection

and

Sensor

alarm recording



Support recycle

after H
DD full



Resolution, frame rate and picture quality are adjustable



128
MB for every video file packaging



4

audio

channels available



Two record search mode: time search

and

event search



Support
4/8/16
screen

playback

simultaneously



Support deleting and locki
ng the recorded files one by one



Support remote playback in
N
et
work

C
lient

through LAN or internet

ALARM



1

channel alarm output and
4/8
/
16 channel alarm input available



Support schedule for motion detection and sensor alarm



Support pre
-
recording and post r
ecording



Support linked channels recording once motion or alarm triggered on certain channel



Support linked PTZ preset

auto cruise

and track

of the corresponding channel

PTZ
CONTROL



Support
various PTZ protocols



Support
128 PTZ presets and
8
auto cruise t
racks



Support
remote PTZ control through internet

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SECURITY



Customize
u
ser
right: log search,
system

setup, two way audio, file management, disk management, remote login, live view,
manual record, playback, PTZ control and remote live view



Support
1

adminis
trator and 15 users.



Support event log recording and checking, events unlimited

N
ETWORK



Support TCP/IP
, DHCP, PPPoE, DDNS

protocol



Support IE browser to do remote view



Support
setup client
connection
amount




Support dual stream. Network stream is adjustabl
e
independently

to fit the network bandwidth and environment.



Support picture snap and color adjustment in remote live



Support remote time and event search, and channel playback with picture snap



Support remote PTZ control with preset and auto cruise



Suppo
rt remote full menu setup, changing all the DVR parameters remotely



Support mobile surveillance by smart phones
,
symbian,

WinCE,
Iphone

or Gphone
, 3G network available



Support
CMS to manage multi devices on internet








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2

Hardware Installation


Notice
:
Check the unit and the accessories after getting the DVR.

Please
disconnect the power

before
being connected to other devices
.
Don't

hot plug in/out

2.1
Install Hard Drive &DVD Writer

2.1.1
Install Hard Drive


Notice
:
1.
this

series

support

two SATA hard
drives. Pl
ease use the hard drive the manufacturers recommend specially for
security and safe field.


2. Please c
alculate

HDD capacity according to the recording setting. Please refer to
“Appendix

B Calculate Recording
Capacity
”.

S
tep1: Unscrew and Open the

top cover

S
tep2:
Connect the power and data cables. Place the HDD
onto the bottom case

as below.



Fig
2
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1

Connect HDD

S
tep3: Screw the HDD
as below.

Note: For the convenience to install, please connect the

power and data cables firstly, and then screw to fix.

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Fig
2
.
2

Screw HDD

2.1.2
Install DVD Writer


Notice
:
1.
The writers must be the

compatible
devices

we recommend.
P
lease refer to
“Appendix

C Compatible Devi
ces



2. This device is only for backup

S
tep1: Unscrew and Open the top cover

S
tep2:
Connect the power and data cables. Place the
DVD
writer
onto the bottom case

as below.



Fig
2
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3

Connect the

D
VD

Writer

S
tep3: Screw the DVD
writer

as below.



Fig
2
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4

Screw the Writer

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2.2
Front
P
anel
De
s
criptions


Notice
:

The
front
panel

descriptions

are only for
reference;

please make the object as the standard.

Item

T
ype

Name

Description

1



W
ork state

indicator

Power

P
ower indicator, when
connect
ion , the light is blue

HDD

W
hen HDD is writing and reading , the light is blue

Net

W
hen access to network , the light is blue

Backup

W
hen backup files and data,

the light is blue

Play

W
hen playing video, the light is blue

REC

W
hen recording, the light is blue

2






C
ompound
button

MENU/
+

1. Enter menu in live

2.
Increase the value in setup

BACKUP
/
-

1. Decrease the value in setup

2. Enter backup m
ode in live

REC
ORD
/
FOCUS

1.
R
ecord manually

2. FOCUS function enables at PTZ mode.

REW
/SPEED

1.
Rewind key


2.

SPEED function enables at PTZ mode

SEARCH/ZOOM

1.
Enter search mode

2.
ZOOM function enables at PTZ mode.

PLAY

/IRIS

1. Enter play
int
erface

2.

IRIS function enables at PTZ mode

FF/

P.T.Z.

1. Fast forward

2. Enter PTZ mode in live

STOP/ESC

1. Quit play mode

2. Exit the current interface or status

3


D
igital
button

1
-
9

I
nput number 1
-
9 or choose camera

0/
10+

I
nput number0, 10 a
nd the above number together with other
digital keys


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Item

T
ype

Name

Description

4


I
nput
button

D
irection button

Change direction to select items

M
ulti
-
screen

Change screen display mode like1/4/9/16 channel

E
nter button

Confirm selection

5

IR
receiver

IR

F
or remote controll
er

6

USB

USB

port

T
o connect external USB devices like USB flash, USB HDD
for backup or update firmware; or
connect

to USB mouse


2.3
Rear

P
anel
Instructions

2.3.1
Rear Panel Interface

The rear Panel interface for

4
-
ch

is shown as Fig 2.
5
:


Fig
2
.
5

Rear

Panel

for 4
-
ch


Item

Name

Description

1

Video out

C
onnect to monitor

2

Spot out

Connect to monitor as an AUX output

channel by channel. O
nly
video display, no menu show

3

A
udio out

Audio output, connect to the sound box

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Item

Name

Description

4

P/
Z

Connect to spee
d dome

5

K/B

Connect to keyboard

6

ALARM IN

C
onnect to external sensor1
-
4

7

Video

in

V
ideo input channels from 1
-
4

8

VGA port

VGA output, connect to monitor

9

LAN

Network

port

10

USB port

T
o connect external USB devices like USB flash, USB HDD for
ba
ckup or update firmware; or
connect

to USB mouse

11

+ 5V and GND

+5 V and Grounding

12

Audio in

4 CH Audio input

13

POWER INPUT

DC12V

14

FAN

For cooling the device

Tab
2
.
1

Definitions of Front Panel Buttons

The rear Panel interface f
or 8
-
ch is shown as Fig 2.
6
:


Fig
2
.
6

Rear

Panel

for 8
-
ch


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Item

Name

Description

1

Video out

C
onnect to monitor

2

Spot out

Connect to monitor as an AUX output

channel by channel. O
nly
video display, no menu show

3

A
udio out

Audio ou
tput, connect to the sound box

4

Video

in

V
ideo input channels from 1
-
8

5

POWER INPUT

DC12V

6

FAN

For cooling the device

7

VGA port

VGA output, connect to monitor

8

LAN

Network

port

9

USB
port

T
o connect external USB devices like USB flash, USB HDD f
or
backup or update firmware; or
connect

to USB mouse

10

P/
Z

Connect to speed dome

11

K/B

Connect to keyboard

12

+ 5V and GND

+5 V and Grounding

13

ALARM IN

C
onnect to external sensor1
-
8

14

Audio in

4 CH Audio input

Tab
2
.
2

Definiti
ons of Front Panel Buttons

The rear Panel interface for
SGS 3000 PLUS
is shown as Fig 2.
7
:


Fig
2
.
7

Rear

Panel

for 16
-
ch

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Item

Name

Description

1

P/Z

Connect to speed dome

2

K/B

Connect to keyboard

3

ALARM IN

C
onnect to external senso
r1
-
16

4

HDMI port

Connect to h
igh
-
d
efinition

display

device (optional)

5

NET

Network

port

6

VGA port

VGA output, connect to monitor

7

Video out

C
onnect to monitor

8

Video

in

V
ideo input channels from 1
-
16

9

Audio in

4 CH Audio input

10

POWER
S
WITCH

P
ower on/off

11

FAN

For cooling the device

12

+ 5V and GND

+5 V and Grounding

13

ALARM OUT

1
-
ch relay output.
C
onnect to external alarm.

14

USB
port

T
o connect external USB devices like USB flash, USB HDD for backup or
update firmware; or
connect

to U
SB mouse

15

Spot out

Connect to monitor as an AUX output

channel by channel. O
nly video
display, no menu show

16

A
udio out

Audio output, connect to the sound box

17

POWER INPUT

DC12V

Tab
2
.
3

Definitions

of
Rear

Panel Buttons

2.4
Remote
C
ontroller

It uses two AAA size batteries and works after loading batteries as following:

S
tep1:
Open the battery cover of
the
Remote
C
ontroller

S
tep2
: Place

batteries. Please take care the poles (+ and
-
)

S
tep3
: Replace

the battery cover


Notice
:
Frequent
ly defect checking as following

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1. Check batteries poles

2. Check the remaining charge in the batteries

3. Check IR controller sensor is mask

If it
still

doesn't

work, Please change a new remote controller to try, or contact your
dealer
s

The interface of r
emote controller is shown in
Fig2.
8

Remote Controller.



Fig
2
.
8

Remote

Controller

Item

Name

Function

1

P
ower Button

Soft switch off to stop firmware running. Do it before power off.

2

INFOR Button

Get information about the DVR lik
e firmware version, HDD
information

3

REC Button

To record manually

4

Digital Button

I
nput digital or choose camera

5

Multi Screen Button

To choose multi screen display mode

6

SEARCH Button

To enter search mode

7

MENU Button

To enter menu

8

ENTER But
ton

To
confirm

the choice or setup

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Item

Name

Function

9

Direction Button

Move cursor in setup or pan/title PTZ

10

+/
-

Button

To increase or decrease the value in setup

11

Playback Control Button

To control playback,
F
ast forward/rewind/stop/single frame play

12

AUDIO But
ton

To
enable audio output

in live mode

13

Auto Dwell Button

To enter auto dwell mode

14

BACKUP Button

To enter backup mode

15

PTZ Control Button

To control PTZ camera:

Move camera/ZOOM/FOCUS/IRIS/SPEED control


Operation
processes

with remote controll
er to control
multi
-
DVR

T
he device ID of the DVR is 0.
When

use of remote controller to control single DVR, it

s
not necessarily

to reset the device ID, user
can do operation directly; when control multiple DVR with remote controller, please refer to belo
w steps:

Step1:
Acti vate remote controller to c
ontrol
DVR
: enable DVR:

turn the IR sensor of the remote controller to the IR receiver that on
the front panel, press the number key
8

twice, then input device ID (Range from: 0
-
65535
;

the default
device
ID is

0.) with other
digital number: 0
-
9, after that, press ENTER button to confirm.

Step2:
U
ser can check the device ID by enter into System configuration

B
asic configuration

device ID. User also can set other
DVRs with the same device ID. For more convenien
t to operate, we don’t recommend user
to
set the device ID too
long
.

Step3:
C
ancel
controller to
control DVR: turn the IR sensor of the remote controller to the IR receiver that on the front panel, press
the number key
8

twice, then input
the
device ID tha
t
needs to be cancelled from
controlling, press ENTER button to confirm. After
that,
the
DVR w
ill
not be controlled by remote controller.


2.5
Control with Mouse

2.5.1
Connect Mouse

It supports USB mouse through the ports on the rear panel, please refer to
Fig

2.
8

R
emote Controller.



Notice
:
If mouse is not detected or
doesn't

work, check below steps:

1. Make sure the mouse plugs
in the USB mouse port not the USB port


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2. Change a mouse to try

2.5.2
Use Mouse

The structure

of the main
menu
is shown in
Fig

2.
8

Remote Cont
roller.

In live:

D
ouble
-
c
lick left button on one camera to be full screen display.
D
ouble
-
c
lick again to return to the previous screen display.

Click right button to show the control bar at the bottom of the screen as
Fig

2.
8

Remote Controller.
Here are al
l control and setup.
Click right mouse again to hide the control bar.

I
n setup:

Click left button to enter.
C
lick right button to cancel setup, or return to the previous.

If want to input the value, move cursor to the blank and click.
An

input window will
appear as Fig2.
9
. It supports digitals, letters and
symbols input.


Fig
2
.
9

Digital

Numbers and Letters
Input Window

Users can change some value by the wheel, such as time. Move cursor onto the value, and roll the wheel when the value bl
i
nk
s
.

I
t supports mouse drag. I.e.
Set

motion detection area
: c
lick custom
iz
ed, hold left button and drag to set motion detection area.
Set
schedule
: h
old left button and drag to set
schedule

time

I
n playback:

Click left button to choose the options. Click

right button to return to
live

mode.

I
n backup:

Click left button to choose the options. Click right button to return to previous picture.

I
n PTZ control:

Click left button to choose the buttons to control the PTZ. Click right button to return to live.


No
tice
:

Mouse is the
default

tool in all the operation below
unless

Exceptional indication.

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3

B
asic Function Instruction


3.1
P
ower On/Off

B
efore you power on the unit, please make sure all the connection is good.


3.1.1
Power on

S
tep1:
connect with the source
power;

s
witch on the power button near the power port
on

the rear panel

S
tep2: the device will be loaded, and the power indicator will display blue

S
tep3

b
efore start, a WIZZARD

window

will

be pop
-
up

and show some information about time zone

time setup

network
con
figuration
, record configuration and disk management. User can setup here and refer to the concrete setup steps from the
corresponding chapters. If
users don’t

want to setup
Wizard
, please click Exit button to exit.

After the

device power on, if there is n
o menu or only has live image
display
, user can long press ESC button to switch.



N
otice:
this serial device can only display menu on VGA monitor or BNC monitor at one time, if there is live image display
without menu
display
, please check up whether other

device
has menu display firstly, or long pre
s
s ESC key to wait for login
dialog box to
appear. Long

press ESC key can switch the
out
put between BNC and VGA.


3.1.2
P
ower off

U
ser can power off the device by using
remote

controller

keyboard and mouse.

B
y remote

controller:

S
tep1: press Power button, the Shut down window will appear, click OK, the unit will power off after a while.

S
tep2: disconnect the power

B
y keyboard and mouse:

S
tep1:
enter into

Menu, then select

System Shut Down


icon, the
Shut down windo
w will appear

S
tep2: click
OK,

the unit will power off after a while.

S
tep3: disconnect the power

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3.2
L
ogin

U
ser can login and logout the DVR system.
U
ser cannot do any other
operations

except changing the multi
-
screen display once
logout.


Fig 3
-
1
L
ogin


N
oti
ce:
the
default

user name and password is

admin


and 123456



T
he concrete operation steps for
change

password,

add or
delete

user please refer to Fig
3.7 User management configuration

for more details.

3.3
L
ive preview


Fig 3
-
2
live

preview interface

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T
he
exp
lanation

of symbol in the live preview interface:

Symbol

Meaning

Symbol

Meaning

Green

M
anual record or
triggered

record

Red

A
larm record

Yellow

M
otion detection record

Figure icon

M
ove event


3.3.1
L
ive playback

Click
Play
button to playback the record.
R
ef
er to Figure
3
-
3
.

U
ser

can do concrete operation by click the buttons on screen.


Fig 3
-
3 live playback

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4

M
ain menu setup guide


C
lick right mouse or press E
SC

button on the front panel, the control bar will
display

on the bottom of the screen, refer to Fig
4
-
1:


Fig
4
-
1 main menu toolbar

C
lick the

icon beside the screen
display

mode,
a
channel select dialog will appear as below:


T
ake
16
-
channel DVR for example: user can tick off
16

channels form 1
-
ch to 16
-
ch at
random

to
display

the live
pictures.
T
he
n click

button to confirm the setting.

Click
Menu
button, the interface will pop
-
up as Fig
4
-
2; press MENU button on the front panel or operate with remote
controller

also can
display

the main menu.

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Fig
4
-
2
main menu


Click Setup icon will pop
-
up the c
onfiguration menu:



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4.1
B
asic configuration

B
asic configuration includes three su
b menus: system

date& time and DST.


4.1.1
System

S
tep1:
enter into system configuration

basic configuration

system;

refer to Fig
4
-
3:


Fig
4
-
3 basic configuration
-
basic

S
tep2: in this interface user can setup the device name, device ID, video format, max onlin
e users, Video Output and language,
Screensaver and so on.
T
he
definitions

for every parameters
display

as below:

D
evice name:

the name of
the

device.
I
t may
display

on the client end or CMS that help user to
recognize

the device remotely.

V
ideo format:

tw
o modes: PAL and NTSC. User can select
the

video format according to that of camera.

P
assword check:
enable this option, user needs to input user name and password can do
corresponding

operations with the
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relevant

right in system configuration.

S
how system

time:

display

time in live.

Startup
wizard
:

tick
off this

item, there will
display

an opening
wizard

with time zone and time setup information

M
ax online uses:

set the max user amount of network connection

Video output:
the
resolution

of live
display

int
erface
, range from: V
GA800*600

VGA1024*768

VGA1280*1024and CVBS

N
ote


When

switch between VGA and CVBS will change the menu output mode, please connect to
relevant monitor
.

L
anguage
: setup the menu language.

N
ote: after changed the
language

and video output, the device needs
to login again.

Screensaver
: user can setup the screensaver interval time (30s, 60s, 180s, 300s), if there is no any operation within the setting
period, the device will auto logout and return to Login interface.


4.1.2
T
ime & date

S
tep1: enter into system conf
iguration

basic configuration

time & date
;

refer to Fig
4
-
4:


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Fig
4
-
4 basic configuration
-
time & date

S
tep2: set the date format, time format, time zone in this interface; tick off

sync time with NTP server


to refresh NTP server date;
user also can adju
st system date manually

S
tep3: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.


4.1.3
DST

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

basic configuration

DST
;

refer to Fig
4
-
5:


Fig

4
-
5 basic configuration
-
DST

S
tep2: in this interface, enable daylight saving
time
, time offset, mode, start & end month/week/date, etc.

S
tep3: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


b
utton to exit current
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interface.

4.2
L
ive configuration

L
ive configuration includes
four

submenus: live,
main

monitor,

spot

and mask
.

4.2.1
Live

I
n this interface, user can setup camera name, adjust colors: brightness, hue,
saturation

and contrast.

S
tep1: enter int
o system configuration

live configuration

live;

refer to Fig
4
-
6:


Fig
4
-
6 live configuration

live

S
tep2: tick off camera name; click

setting


button, a window will pop
-
up as Fig
4
-
7:


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Fig
4
-
7 live
-
color adjustment

S
tep3: in this interface, user can adj
ust brightness, hue,
saturation

and contrast in live; click

default


button to resort
default

setting,
click

OK


button to save the setting.

S
tep4: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then do relevant set
up
.

Recording Status
: After ticking off this button, a little square icon will show on live preview interface
when

recording.

S
tep5: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.


4.2.2
Mai
n

monitor

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

live configuration

main

monitor
;

refer to Fig
4
-
8:


Fig
4
-
8 live configuration
-
main

monitor

S
tep2: select
split

mode:
1
×
1

2
×
2

2
×
3

3
×
3

4
×
4 and channel

S
tep3: dwell time:
the time interval for a certain dwell

picture
display

switching to next dwell
picture

display


S
tep4:
selected the split mode, then setup current picture group.
Click

button to setup the previous channel groups of dwell
picture, click

button to se
t the latter channel

groups

of dwell pictur
e
.

S
tep5: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
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0

interface.

4.2.3
S
pot


S
tep1: enter into system configuration

live configuration

S
pot

refer to Fig
4
-
9:


Fig

4
-
9 live confi
guration
-
S
pot

S
tep2: select
split

mode: 1
×
1and channel

S
tep3: dwell time: the time interval for a certain dwell picture
display

switching to next dwell
picture

display


S
tep4: selected the split mode, then setup current picture group.
Click

button to setu
p the previous channel groups of dwell
picture, click

button to set the latter channel groups of dwell picture.

S
tep5: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


b
utton to exit current
interfa
ce


4.2.4
M
ask

U
ser can setup private mask area on the live image picture, max threes areas.


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Fig

4
-
10 live configuration
-
mask

S
etup mask area:
click Setting button, enter into live image to press left mouse and
drag

mouse to set mask area
, refer to below
pic
ture.
Click

Apply button to save the setting.

D
elete mask area:
select a
certain

mask area, click left mouse to delete that mask area, click Apply button to save the setting.


S
etup mask area

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L
ive image mask area


4.3
Record configuration

R
ecord configurati
on includes
f
ive

sub menus:
enable, record
bit rate
,
time
,
stamp

and
recycle
record
.


4.3.1
Enable

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

record configuration

enable
;

refer to Fig 4
-
11:

S
tep2: tick off record

and
audio
.


S
tep3: user can setup all channels with s
ame parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.


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Fig

4
-
11 record configuration
-
enable

Definitions

and descriptions of
R
ecord:

Parameter

Meaning

Record

R
ecord switch of every channels

Audio

E
nable live record audio


4.3.2
R
ecord
Bit

rate

S
tep1:
enter into system configuration

record configuration

record
bit rate
;

refer to Fig
4
-
1
2
:

S
tep2: setup rate, re
solution, quality, encode and max bit stream

S
tep3: user can setup all
channels

with same
parameter
s, tick off

All

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.

N
ote: if the rate value set is
over high

the
maximum

resources of the device, the value will be adjusted automatically
.

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Fig
4
-
1
2

record configuration
-
record
bit rate

Definitions

and descriptions of
R
ecord stream:


Para
meter

Meaning

R
ate

R
ange from
:
1
-
30

NTSC

1
-
25(PAL)

R
esolution

Support

CIF and D1

Q
uality

The

quality of recorded images.
T
he higher the value is, the clearer the recorded
image is. Six
option
s
: lowest, lower, low, medium, higher and highest.

E
ncode

VBR and CBR

M
ax bit stream

R
ange
from:
64 Kbps

128 Kbps

256 Kbps

512 Kbps

768 Kbps

1Mbps

2 Mbps


4.3.3
T
ime

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

record configuration


time
;

refer to Fig
4
-
1
3
:

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Fig
4
-
1
3

record configuration
-
time

Pre
-
alarm

record

time:
the record time before event happen
i.e.

record time before motion detection or sensor alarm is triggered.

P
ost
-
alarm
record:

set

the post recording time after the alarm is finished
, f
ive options:
10s

15s

20s

30s and 60s.


Expire

time:

the hold time of sav
ed

records.
I
f the set date is overdue,
the record files will be deleted automatically.

S
tep2:

user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep
3
: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

ex
it


button to exit current
interface.


4.3.4
Stamp

S
tamp

U
ser can overlap the channel name and time stamp
on
video.

S
tep1: enter into system configuration


record configuration


stamp
;

refer to Fig 4
-
14:

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Fig 4
-
14 record configuration
-
stamp

S
tep2: tick off camera name, time stamp; click Set button, user ca
n use cursor to drag the camera name and time stamp in random
positions
, refer to below Figures:



B
efore drag after drag

S
tep3: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4
: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.

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4.3.5
R
ecycle record

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

record configuration

recycle record
;

S
tep2: tick off recycle
record, the
recycle

record function will
enable
, it
will

cover the earlier recorded files and keep recoding
when

HDD is full; if disenable this function, it will stop recording when HDD is full.

S
tep3: click

default


button to resort default setting; clic
k

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.


4.4
S
chedule configuration

S
chedule configuration includes three sub menus: schedule, motion and alarm.

4.4.1
S
chedule

T
he volume means the seven days of a week from Monday to Sund
ay, the row means 24 hours of a day.
C
lick
the grid to do
relevant setup.
B
lue means checked area, gray means unchecked area.

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

schedule configuration

schedule
;

refer to Fig
4
-
15
:


Fig
4
-
1
5

schedule configuration
-
sched
ule

S
tep2: select channel,
double
-
click

and
a dialog box will pop
-
up as Fig
4
-
1
6
, user can
edit

week schedule:

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Fig
4
-
1
6

schedule
-
week schedule



C
lick

add


button to add a certain day schedule; click

delete


button to delete the selected schedule;

C
opy:
user can copy the specify schedule to other dates.

C
lick

OK


button to save the setting, click

Exit


button to exit current interface.



U
ser can apply the
schedule

setting
of certain channel to other or all
channels
, just only select channel and click

Co
py


button.

S
tep
3
: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.

4.4.2
M
otion

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

schedule configuration

motion
;

refer to Fig
4
-
1
7
:


Fig
4
-
1
7

schedule configuration
-
motion

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S
tep2: the setup steps of motion are
familiar

with
schedule;

user can refer to
4
.4.1

Schedule for details.

N
ote: the default
schedule

of motion detection is full
-
selected, that is, the color of schedule setting interf
ace is blue.


4.4.3
Sensor

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

schedule configuration

alarm
;

refer to Fig
4
-
1
8
:

S
tep2: the setup steps of alarm are
familiar

with
schedule;

user can refer to

4.4.1 Schedule for details.

N
ote: the default
schedule

of
sensor

is f
ull
-
selected, that is, the color of schedule setting interface is blue.


Fig
4
-
1
8

schedule configuration
-
sensor


4.5
A
larm
configuration

A
larm configuration includes five sub menus: sensor, motion, video loss, other alarm and alarm out.

4.5.1
Sensor

S
ensor includes

three sub menus: basic, alarm handling and schedule.



B
asic

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm configuration

sensor

basic
;

refer to Fig
4
-
1
9
:

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Fig
4
-
1
9

alarm configuration
-
sensor
-
basic

S
tep2:
enable
sensor

alarm, set the alarm type according to
triggered alarm type.
T
wo option: NO and NC.

S
tep3:
user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.





Alarm handling

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm configuration

sensor

alarm handling
;

refer to Fig
4
-
20
:


Fig
4
-
20

alarm configuration
-
sensor
-
alarm handling

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S
tep2: select hold time, click Trigger button,
and

a

dialog box will pop
-
up as Fig
4
-
2
1
:


Fig
4
-
2
1

alarm handling
-
trigger

S
tep3:
tick off Buzzer
, there will be triggered

buzzer
alarm

out;


Full

screen alarm:

when triggered alarm, there will pop up full screen alarm;

E
mail:
tick of this function, when an

alarm trigged, a
notification

email

will be sent to user

s
designed
email box including trigger
events, time, snap pictures, device name, ID camera name etc.

To

alarm out:

tick off the
channel
, there will
be triggered alarm out in

the designated channel.

Click

OK button to save the setting;
click Exit button to exit the current interface.

T
o record:
tick off recoding channels, it will record the camera when alarm triggered.

Click

OK button to save the setting; click Exit
button to exit the current interfac
e.

T
o P.T.Z:
set linked preset and cruise for alarm.
U
ser can select any channel and multi channels as linked
channels. Click

OK
button to save the setting; click Exit button to exit the current interface.

S
tep4: user can setup all channels with same param
eters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep5: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.



S
chedule

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm config
uration

sensor

schedule
;

refer to Fig
4
-
2
2
:

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Fig
4
-
2
2

sensor
-
schedule

S
tep2: the setup steps of
sensor

schedule

are
familiar

with
schedule;

user can refer
to
4
.4.1 Schedule for details.

N
ote: the default
schedule

of
sensor
is full
-
selected, that is, the c
olor of schedule setting interface is blue.

4.5.2
M
otion

M
otion includes two sub menus: motion
and

schedule.



M
otion

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm configuration

motion
;

refer to Fig
4
-
2
3
:


Fig
4
-
2
3

alarm configuration
-
motion

S
tep2:
enable

motion a
larm, set alarm hold time

which
means time

interval between two
adjacent

detective
motions
.
I
f there is
other

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motion detected during the interval period which is considered continuous movement; otherwise, it will be considered that tho
se two
adjacent detec
tive motions
are

two different

motion

events
.

C
lick Trigger button, a dialog box will pop
-
u
p:

S
tep3
: the

setup steps of motion trigger are
familiar

with alarm
handling;

user can refer to Chapter
4
.5.1 Sensor

alarm handling
for more details.

S
tep4: click
Area button, a dialog box will pop
-
up as Fig
4
-
2
4
:


Fig
4
-
2
4

motion
-
area

S
tep5: in the
A
rea interface, user can drag slide bar to set the
sensitivity
value (
1
-
8), the default value is 4.
T
he higher the value
is

the higher sensitivity you get
.
D
ue to the s
ensitivity is influenced by color and time (day or night), user can adjust its value
according

to the
practical

conditions
; click

icon, set the whole area as detection area; click

icon, the set
detection

area will be
cleared; click

icon, user can
tes
t whether the sensitivity value and motion area are suitable

accordingly

refer to following
picture

;
Click


icon, to save the setting; click

icon, exit current interface.


N
ote: when user

drag mouse to set

motion detection area, they have to click

icon to clear all set detection area firstly,
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and then

make

th
e
operation
.

S
tep6: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep7: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.



S
chedule

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm configuration

schedule
;

refer to Fig
4
-
2
5
:


Fig
4
-
2
5
alarm configuration
-
schedule

S
tep2: the setup steps of
alarm

schedule are
familiar

with
schedule;

user can refer
to
4
.4.1 Schedule for details
.

4.5.3
V
ideo loss

S
t
ep1: enter into system configuration

alarm configuration

video loss
;

refer to Fig
4
-
2
6
:


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Fig
4
-
2
6

alarm configuration
-
video loss

S
tep2
: the

setup steps of video loss trigger are
familiar

with alarm
handling;

user can refer to Chapter
4
.5.1 Sensor

alarm
h
andling for more details.

S
tep3: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit cu
rrent
interface.


4.5.4
O
ther alarm

S
tep1:

enter into system configuration

other alarm; refer to Fig
4
-
2
7
:


Fig4
-
2
7

other alarm

Step 2:
Disk Full
: If the disk is full, the device will auto send an email to users designated mailbox to notify the conflict details
.

IP conflict:
if there is an IP address
conflict

within the same network, the device will auto send an email to users
designated mailbox to notify the
conflict

details.

Disconnect:
if the
disconnect

happen, the device will auto send
disconnection

informa
tion

to users designated mailbox.

S
tep3:
the

setup steps of Buzzer, Email, To Alarm Out are
familiar

with alarm
handling;

user can refer to Chapter 4.5.1 Sensor

alarm handling for more details.

Step 4: select a hard disk in the pull down list box, when t
he disk capacity is lower than that value, there will appear some text
information on the lower right of the live image.


S
tep 5: c
lick


default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit curren
t
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interface.

4.5.5
A
larm out

A
larm out includes
three

sub menus: alarm
out,

schedule

and buzzer



A
larm out

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

alarm
out;

refer to Fig
4
-
2
8
:


Fig
4
-
2
8

system configuration
-
alarm
out

S
tep2:

in this interface, set

relay a
larm ou
t name, select hold time which means the interval time between the two adjacent alarms.


S
tep3: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

app
ly


button to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.



S
chedule

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

schedule
;


S
tep2: the setup steps of alarm out
schedule

are
familiar

with
schedule;

user can refer
to
4
.4.1 Schedule for details.

N
ote: the default
schedule

of motion detection is full
-
selected, that is, the color of schedule setting interface is blue.



B
uzzer

S
tep1: enter into system configuration

buzzer
;


S
tep2:
tick

off Buzzer, set buzzer alarm hold time


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4.6
N
etwork configuration

N
et
work configuration includes
four

submenus:
network, Sub
-
stream, Email and Other settings.
.

4.6.1
N
etwork

S
tep1: enter into
system

configuration

network configuration

network; refer to Fig
4
-
2
9
:


Fig
4
-
2
9

network configuration
-
network

S
tep2:
HTTP
port
:

the
defau
lt

value is 80.
I
f the value changed, user needs to add the port number when typing IP address in IE
address blank .i.e. set HTTP
port

to 82, IP address:
http://192.168.0.25
, user needs to
input

that address:
http://192.168.0.25:82

into IE browser.

S
erver port: communication port

S
tep3:
Tick
off
the "
Obtain
an
IP address automatically
",

the

device will distribute

IP address,

sub
net

mask,

gateway I
P and DNS
server.

S
tep4: enable PPP
o
E
, user can directly connect the DVR to internet via ADSL, then input the user name and password; click TEST
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button to test the
effectively

of relevant

information.

Definitions

and descriptions of network configuration:

Parameter

Meaning

HTTP port

T
he port

number

of accessing IE
browser
.
T
he default
port

is 80

S
erver port

T
he port number of data.
T
he default port is 6036

S
tatic IP

IP address

T
he IP address of the server

S
ubnet mask

T
he subnet mask of the server

Gateway

T
he gateway of the server

DNS
server

T
he address of DNS server

PPPoE

U
ser name

U
ser name of broad band dial
-
up

Password

P
assword of broad band dial
-
up


4.6.2
Sub stream

S
tep1: enter into
system

configuration

network configuration

sub stream; refer to Fig 4
-
30
:

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Fig 4
-
30

network confi
guration
-
sub stream

S
tep2: select fps, resolution, quality, encode and max bit rate

S
tep3: user can setup all channels with same parameters, tick off

all

, then to do relevant setup.

S
tep4: click

default


button to resort default setting; click

apply


b
utton to save the setting; click

exit


button to exit current
interface.

Note: After selecting Resolution and Fps, the rest fps will be shown.

Definitions

and descriptions of Sub stream:

Parameter

Meaning

FPS

R
ange from
: 1
-
25

Resolution

S
upport CIF and
D1

Q
uality

T
he quality of the
clients’

image.
T
he higher the value is, the clearer the record
image.
S
ix
options
: lowest, lower, low, medium, higher and highest.

E
ncode

VBR
and

CBR

M
ax bit rate

R
ange from: 64 Kbps

128 Kbps

256 Kbps

512 Kbps

768 Kbps

1Mb
ps

2 Mbps

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4.6.3
E
mail

S
tep1: enter into
system

configuration

network configuration

email; refer to Fig 4
-
3
1
:

SMTP Server/Port:

the name and port number of SMTP server.

Tick

off

This server requires a secure
connection (
SSL)
”;

user can setup mail servers (suc
h as Gmail)
according

to actual needs,

S
end address/password:

sender

s email address/password

R
eceive address:

receiver

s email address.
H
ere user can add at least three mail addresses.

C
lick TEST button to test the valid of the mailbox.

A
ttaching image am
ount:

user can attach at most three images at one time.

Snap Time Interval(s):

User can select snap time interval.


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Fig 4
-
3
1

network configuration
-
email

4.6.4
O
ther settings

S
tep1: enable
DDNS

server: user needs to
select server

from the pull down

list box suc
h as
www.dyndns.com