LS-900 Series DVR Manual





User Manual


for Mult-client System




1 MULT-CLIENT Introduction

Mult-client is specially designed for DVR remote monitoring. It can support many DVR monitoring synchronously and realize remote DVR management such as remote live view, remotely configuration, and search and playback record files remotely.

  1. Main Features

  • Live view, playback remotely for multi-channel synchronously
  • Group management for all the DVR connecting to MULT-CLIENT
  • DVR GUI setting remotely
  • Video search playback and backup remotely.


  1. Working Environment

    Remote Management System runs under the WIN98/2000/XP. Resolution is 1024*768, supporting DirectX above 8.1.

  2. Installation Guideline

    Please click MULT-CLIENT installation program and then just need click next to finished installation, as follow:

  1. MULT-CLIENT Screen Instruction

When you double click icon, them you will get the follow interface, just need to input user name>>>admin to login, after you login successful, you will access to the main interface.


  1. Image Display Windows: Display maximum 16 channels. The displayed channel quantity can be changed by click split icon in the corner of the main interface.
  2. Windows Display Status: The correspondent button will be blue if the window is opened. Otherwise, it is grey.
  3. PTZ Control: Remote control PTZ
  4. Operation Prompt and Net Transfer: Display the operation log for MULT-CLIENT and MULT-CLIENT version number and network flux
  5. Control Bar: Display all parameter setting buttons.
  6. Valid Channel List: for the currently-chosen channel. Double click to open the channel.
  7. Device List: open the image of each device conveniently. Double click the device name to pop up the dialogue box and select the channel No. and image type to open the channel.
  1. Operation Instruction

    1. Startup

After you installed MULT-CLIENT program success, it will display an icon on desktop and please double click it displaying the operation interface as follow

  1. EXIT

Press icon on the right corner of main menu and exit from the MULT-CLIENT

6.3 Main Menu Detailed Instruction

6.3.1 Control Button Operation


  1. MENU

Press icon. Then the following interface will pop up

Log View

Click. Icon and then the following interface will pop up.


Log interface displays the type of log, content, user, time of the file. The file could be printed out.(print what display). And Start time and End time is the time of log.



Alarm Log

The log for alarm event from sensor of DVR
Setup (Window Setup, Site Setup, Channel Group and System)

Click icon, then the following interface will pop up.




Device Setting

Add Group: Press Add Group, it will show the following: fill in the Group Name, and press OK to save the setting.


Del Group: Press Del Group, it will show the following: Press Yes to delete the group.



Edit Group: Press Edit Group, it will show the following: fill in the information of edit and then press OK to save all setting.

Press ADD button, pop-up the setting window as following: input the site in the site pane.

  • Name: please input a name for this DVR.
  • Connect Style: Please select IP-LINK for DVR connection.
  • Video Type: select rm8304 model for DVR connection;
  • Address: input the IP Address of the DVR, if connect in WAN, please input the public IP of DVR here.
  • Port: input the MEDIA port of the DVR, when connected in WAN; please make sure you have forwarded this port for the IP of DVR.

After configuration, save it, and exit to the main interface, and double click the PC name that you want to connect, and then it will pop-up a window, just click ok, if the configuration is correct, and network is ok, it will display the live view of DVR.


  1. Remotely Search

Click, enter in to playback interface.

Search for the Video

When you enter into the interface, please select the IP of the DVR you want to connect, if connect success, you will find the record files list on the left side. If can’t connect to the DVR, it will remark you that there is connection error.


After selecting, it will prompt that connection is successful (please check the configurations if connection is not successful); then select the station again, click the icon on the top right corner.

Double click to enlarge the window, or enlarge it to full screen by click the right key on the mouse and select corresponding item when the image window is opened.

Please see the main index interface as below:




3 modes: VIDEO / PICTURE / LINK.

  • VIDEO: playback video;
  • PICTURE: play the images snatched;
  • LINK: can play the video files which is collected in the collection folder, it is something like shortcut, which permits quick locating.


Date selection, you can change year/month/date via those 4 buttons, when you click a numeric icon; it means you have selected one certain date, and then you can set a period manually in the configuration box under the numeric areas.



  • NAME: select the name of the stations;
  • TYPE: all files, normal recording files, Alarm recording files, sensor triggered recording files, card number recording files;
  • CHANNEL: select recording files classified with channels;
  • CARD: select files according to the card numbers set on the passenger public vehicle card.

After selecting the TYPE, the files match the qualification will be laid out in the list box below; the recording files is sorted by channel number, the channels with recording files will be listed. (As an example, only channel has recording files, so it’s listed), the data in the bracket shows the total file number (37 files in this case).


: open recording files which are saved in local disk;


: show play list, select the recording files you want to playback.


Play List:

Select a channel node, and all the recording files of this day will be shown.

If you just select one file, only the period of the file will be shown.


Play buttons:

You can adjust the specific time of the recording file (hour/minute/second), you can make this adjust by press ‘upward’ and ‘downward’ buttons on the keyboard, or by click the ‘up’ or ‘down’ arrow icons in the text box.


You just click or drag the slide block on the procedure bar to go to some specific time point.



Function description of the play tools bar:






Begin to play 


Pause of the playing 

Start point of the file 

Put the procedure bar to the beginning point 

End point of the file 

Put the procedure bar to the ending point 

One frame backward

Withdraw one frame and pause 

One frame forward 

Forward one frame and pause 

The previous file 

Play the previous file 

The next file 

Play the next file 


Stop playing 


Select the loop play period and time, 

Adjust the play speed of the window;

Adjust the volume;

Sound: open or close audio frequency decodes;

Snap Shot: select the window and snap shot the picture, and then save in local catalogs;

Add Link: Add the pictures opened to the collected folder, to make it convenient of the index later;

Edit Clip: Edit the recording segment, in order to make it more convenient of reserving the files (User is allowed to edit recording files of any period of time, no matter whether the file is or not the same one);




Open the video file that need to be edited, active the screen, when the file is played to (or drag the procedure bar to) the point that you want to start the edit, click the ‘ADD CLIP’ button. Then when it plays to the point that you want to finish the edition, click ‘ADD CLIP‘, you can see two blue line segments at the beginning and ending points, which present the edition range. Please see below:



Add the beginning and ending points, click the button in control button area, and it will pop up the following dialog box.


Name: give name to this clip segment, the beginning and ending time is generated automatically;

Alarm and Normal: select the recording type of the term;

Select Channel: it could be chosen automatically in common or chosen manually;

Press “Backup immediately“: will show as following:

Or click ‘Ok’ to add the clip into the backup list.


Backup management:

Add backup segment according to the method, then click to open backup window.



Inside ‘Copy list’ table, there are clip segment, you can click ‘Add..’ button to add other recording segment. You will need to input the name of the clip segment and the beginning and ending time point, and select the channel need to be clip. You can manage the backup list by using ‘revise’ and ‘Delete’ buttons; also ‘Import’ and ‘export’ is for convenience of the management.

Click ‘Start Backup’ button, and then you will see the process of the backing and the information of backup successfully.


SETUP: check the downloading information of the backup files;

SERVER: the server selected that supports you when you need to look for (index) some recording files;

Color configure: drag the adjust blocks to modify the brightness/ contrast/ saturation/ chroma, in order to optimize the display effect;

FULL SCREEN: enlarge the window size to occupy the full screen;

TITLE: to display the names of all the windows.

Press to open the remote control window:

Select one DVR and clickConnect to DVR. After connecting successful, then could make the remote setting, as follow, it is the same as IE configuration, so the config details please check in GUI manual. SNAP

Press button to snap current channel image, and save in the pre-set directory. AUDIO

Press button, open/close the dual dial function. RECORD

Press button. It will record image which is viewing. SPLIT

Press button. It will show the following picture:

There are 11 options, select according to the requirement.

6.3.2 Window Display Status

  • LIVE VIEW: Click the grey button to open/close the window directly, If the channel is opened, the correspondent button is blue. Otherwise, the button is grey.
  • RECORD: Click the grey buttonIf the channel is opened, the correspondent button is blue. Otherwise, the button is grey.


6.3.3 PTZ Control Bar

  • Auto/Curser: Control the PTZ work around automatically or manually
  • Aperture: Adjust the aperture, namely the height of PTZ
  • Focus: Adjust focus
  • Zoo: Adjust the zoom for PTZ
  • Bush: Start/Close bush function
  • Light: Start/Close light
  1. Network Stream and Operation Information

Sss-1 means this information from the DVR named sss and its channel 1. MULT-CLIENT Ver9.0 is the version number for MULT-CLIENT and the latest operation log for MULT-CLIENT.


6.3.5 Image Display Interface

Image window of the main screenclick right when pointing any image window, then sub-menu will pop up

  1. Open window

Open window means to open the selected window to view the live-real image. If the connection for DVR is correct and network can work fine, then you can see the live view from the camera that you want to see the live view from. You can choose open all or just open signal window, if you choose all (open all), then you can see the live view from all the cameras connected to the DVR (If all the channels of DVR connect camera).



If the connection of DVR or the network has some problems and then MULT-CLIENT will give you prompt for error as following.








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