DVR

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1MAIN FEATURE

4/8 channels CIF/HD1/D1 resolution digital video
recorder. It has local recording, playback, support triple code
remote network surveillance, data backup, parameter setting,
motion detection and USB mouse.

1.2 PRODUCT FEATURES

  • H.264 compression
  • Two USB interface, USB2.0 for data backup, USB1.1 for
    mouse operation.
  • 3.5" SATA HDD.
  • Special file system for security.
  • 16 bit color translucent user-friendly GUI, with notes
    for selected menu items
  • Optimized four channel simultaneously playback
  • Double level user management
  • Support live view, parameter setting and copy playback
    video via network.

1.2.1 PARAMETER’?4/8CH’?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audio style

ADPCM

Video code rate

CIF: 384~768 Kbps(optional)
HD1:512~1024Kbps(optional)

D1:896~1280Kbps(optional)

Audio code rate

32KB/s

Data storage

SATA HDD storage(optional)

 

Alarm

Alarm input

4/8 alarm input

Alarm output

1 alarm output

 

Connector

Serial interface

Support 1 RS485

Network interface

RJ45’?10M/100M

VGA

VGA output

Support 800×600,1024×768,1280×1024,1366×768,

1440 x900 resolution

Software

upgrade

Support USB firmware upgrade

 

 

others

Voltage input

AC:110~240V

Power Consumption

6W without HDD

Working temperature

-10—-50??

 

1.2.2 BASIC WORKING PARAMETER

 

Item

Parameter

description

Voltage input

12V

DC 12V

Video impedance input

75?

75? each channel

Video output

1Vp-p

1Vp-p CVBS signal

SATA HDD

 

One SATA with mainstream capability

Working

temperature

 

-10—-50??

 

Under normal conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.3 ENVIRONMENT ADAPTABILITY

 

For safety while using the DVR and to prolong device life,
please pay attention to the following details’?

1)    When installing device, please
comply with all the electric product safety criteria.

2)    Power and ground:

Do not touch the power and DVR with a wet hand

Do not drop liquid on DVR

Do not put any object on DVR

Please use soft dry cloth to clean DVR; do not use chemical
impregnate.

The Device will have voltage before startup if the power
line is connected to power source.

Please unplug power line from power source if the Device is
not intended to be used for a prolonged time.

 

 

 

 

2. DEVICE OPERATION MANUAL

 

In device operation, the enter key on remote control has the
same function as left click of the mouse.

 

2.1 REMOTE CONTROL

 

 

The remote control is the secondary input device

For navigating the system’s interface. To use the remote
control:

1. STANDBY: Press to turn standby mode ON/OFF.

2. LOGIN/LOCK: If "Security" has been enabled
in the Setup menu, press to open the user password login
screen.

3. Number/Channel buttons: While in menus, press buttons 0~9
to enter values; during live viewing, press to view channels in
full-screen.

4.: Press to switch between quad and

Split-screen displays.

5. PTZ: Press to open the PTZ control window.

6. Playback controls:

: Increase reverse playback speed 2X, 4X, 8X.

: Press to start playback.

: Press to increase forward playback speed 2X, 4X,
8X.

•    : Press to slow playback speed
by 1/2, 1/4, 1/8.

: Press to advance frame-by-frame.

¦: Press to freeze playback to one
frame.

??: Press
to stop playback.

7. SERACH: Press to stop playback

8. RECORD: Press to start manual recording, then press again
to stop manual recording.

9. +/ – : In menus, press to adjust values.

10. MENU: Opens the main menu.

11. EXIT: Close menu windows

12. EXTRA: For the future use.

13. Navigation/OK:

: Move cursor in menus up;

: Move cursor in menus right;

: Move cursor in menus left;

: Move cursor in menus down;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TIP: When using the remote control to enter password and
camera titles, select the field using the navigation buttons,
press ENTER, and then press the number buttons.

 

• OK: In menus, press to confirm selections; during playback
and preview, press to view system information

 

 

 

 

2.2 MOUSE OPERATION

 

The mouse is the primary input device for navigating system
menus.

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all system functions described
in this manual are achieved through

mouse input.

To use a mouse with the system:

1)    Connect a USB mouse to the USB
MOUSE port on front panel of the system.

NOTE: Only the top USB port on the front panel is designed
for data backup to a USB

flash drive. Do not connect a USB flash drive to the bottom
USB port on the rear panel.

 

Figure 1.0 Connect a USB mouse to the bottom USB port on the
front panel

 

 

2)    Use the mouse buttons to perform
the following:

??Left-Button: Click to select
a menu option;

During live viewing in split-screen, double-click on a
channel to view the selected channel in full-screen.;
double-click the channel again to return to split-screen
view

??Right-Button: Click to open the
Sub-Menu

3)    Scroll-Wheel: Forward-switch to
VGA’?backward-switch to CVBS

Figure 1.1 Mouse button operation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.3 USING THE SUB-MENU

 

Mouse Only

When using the mouse, use the Sub-Menu to access several
system options, including the Main Menu and PTZ control.

To open the Sub-Menu:

1)    Right-click anywhere onscreen. The
Sub-Menu opens.

 

 

2)    Select one of the following
options:

??MAIN MENU: Opens the main system
menu

??KEYLOCK: Locks buttons on the
front panel

??CHN SWITCH: Select type of
split-screen display

??VIDEO SEARCH: Open the Search
Menu to view recorded video

??PTZ: Opens the PTZ control
menu

??MUTE: Mute listen-in audio on the
system

??MANUAL REC: Start manual
recording

??STOP REC: Stop manual
recording

??ROTATION: Video rotation

??Standby: Click and go into
standby status

3)    To close the Sub-Menu, click
anywhere onscreen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.4 PLAYBACK

 

View recorded video on the system through the Search Menu.
To begin playback:

1)    Right-click anywhere onscreen and
select VIDEO

 

SEARCH. The Search Menu opens.

NOTE: When you first open the Search Menu, it displays the
current month and date.

2)    Click PLAY to playback the last
minute of recorded video (Quick Search).

OR

3)    Under CHN select a specific
channel or select ALL.

4)    Under DATE, enter a date using the
Virtual

Keyboard (mouse only).

5)    Click SEARCH. Recorded events on
the system appear in red (alarm events?‰includes both alarm

and motion events) and green (normal recording).

6)    Click a date in the Month Grid to
search for video files.

7)    Click a time block in the Hour
Grid to view the video. Playback begins.

ATTENTION: Only single channel full-screen playback is
available on 8-channel models;

4-channel models have full-screen and quad-screen
playback.

8)        Move the
mouse slightly to display the onscreen playback controls. You
can also use the playback control buttons on the remote control
or front panel of the system.

Onscreen Playback Controls

To use the onscreen playback controls:

1)    Click the VCR-like controls to
play, pause, fast forward, rewind, and slow down playback.

2)        Drag the
slider to adjust the volume (audio capable camera required, not
included). Select the box to mute the audio.

3)    Click X to quit playback and
return to the Search menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.5 SYSTEM OPERATION

 

2.5.1 USER LOGIN

1. STARTING THE SYSTEM

To power the system ON/OFF:

Connect the power cable to the DC 12V port on the rear
panel. At startup, the system performs a basic system check and
runs an initial loading sequence. After a few moments, the
system loads a live display view.

Standby Mode

The system can also be put into Standby Mode. Power will
remain to the system but will not be recording.

To start/stop Standby mode:

1)    Press and hold the POWER button on
the front panel or remote control until the prompt closes. The
system enters standby mode.

2)    Press and hold the POWER button on
the front panel or remote control until the system beeps. The
system will begin powering up.

Password

ATTENTION: By default, passwords are disabled on the system.
You do not need to enter a password when accessing any system
menus. However, for security purposes, it is highly recommended
to enable passwords on the system using the Password Menu.
NOTE:

1)    If there is no HDD in device, or
the device didn`t read the HDD, or the HDD

didn`t be formatted it will display an ??H??in the video preview
interface.

2)    You must format the HDD in the DVR
before first using. The steps as follows:

menu > HDD management > format. After formatting, the
system will restart.

2. SYSTEM LOGIN

To open the Main Menu:

Right-click anywhere onscreen to open the Sub-Menu and
select MAIN MENU (mouse only), or press the MENU/EXIT button on
the remote control or front panel of the system.

NOTE: If passwords are enabled on the system, you need to
select your Device ID

and enter the 6-digit numerical password to open the Main
Menu.

 

 

Figure 2.5.1 user login menu

 

 

 

2.5.2 USING THE MAIN MENU

 

 

Figure 2.5.2 main menu

1)    SEARCH: Search for recorded video
on the system.

2)    RECORD: Configure recording
parameters (quality, resolution), set record modes, and
enable/disable audio recording.*

3)    HDD: Display hard drive status and
format the internal hard drive of the system.

4)    BASIC: Open the Basic Setup Menu,
which lets you set the system language, date and time, Device
IDs and passwords, and configure audio and video settings.

5)    ADVANCE: Opens the Advanced Setup
Menu, which lets you view system info, configure alarm, PTZ,
mobile, and network settings.

6)    EXIT: Closes the Main Menu.

7)    Displays information about the
contents of the selected Main Menu icon.

*Audio capable cameras (not included) are required for audio
recording on the system.

 

 

1 SEARCH

 

 

Search and playback recorded video on your system.

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.1 Record search menu

NOTE: When you first open the Search menu, it will display
the current month and date.

 

 

 

To perform a Quick Search:

Open the Search menu and click PLAY. The last minute of
recorded playback begins. To perform a Date & Time
search:

1)    Under CHN, select individual
channels or select ALL.

2)    Under DATE, click the field and
enter the desired date using the Virtual Keyboard and then
click SEARCH. The system searches for data.

3)    Under RECORD STATE, the system
shows recorded events in a Month Grid and a Time Grid. The
selected day of the month will be outlined in red. Green=normal
recording; Red=alarm recording (includes both alarm and motion
events).

4)    Click a date in the month grid
to view recorded video files for that selected date in the hour
grid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.1.1 record grid

5)    During playback, use the onscreen
controls or the playback buttons on the remote control or front
panel to control playback.

FILE LIST

Use the File List sub-menu to see a detailed list of all the
recorded video on your system.

To open the File List:

1)    From the Search Menu, click SEARCH
to search the system for recorded video.

2)    Click FILE LIST at the bottom of
the menu. The File List menu opens.

 

 

 

 

 

To use the File List:

Figure 2.5.2.1.2 file list menu

 

1)    Under TYPE, select NORMAL to view
only normal recordings, ALARM, to view alarm recordings
(includes alarm and motion detection), or ALL to view all
video

 

 

 

on your system.

2)    Use the buttons on the side panel
to navigate the file list:

??FIRST: Jump to the first page of
the list

??PRE: Turn to the previous
page

??NEXT: Turn to the next page

??LAST: Jump to the last page of
the list

??ALL: Select all files

??OTHER: Clear all files

??BACKUP: After selecting a
file(s), click to begin copying the data to a USB

flash drive (not included);

3)    Click any file to begin
playback.

 

 

2 BACKUP

 

Use the File List sub-menu to find recorded video on your
system and copy it to a

USB flash drive (not included).

NOTE: The system is compatible with most major brands of USB
flash drives, with capacities from

 

256 MB to 4 GB.

To backup recorded data:

1)    Connect a blank USB flash drive to
the top USB port on the front panel of the system.

2)    Open the Search menu and search
for recorded data on the system.

3)    Click FILE LIST.

4)    Select the files you want to
backup and click the "BAK" box next to the file name
(see figure 0.0). Select multiple files if desired. Click ALL
to select all files; click OTHER to deselect all files.

NOTE: The size of each file is shown in the File List menu.
Use this to help you find a USB

flash drive large enough to hold all the files you wish to
backup.

5)    Click BACKUP from the side-panel
to immediately begin copying the files to the

USB flash drive.

NOTE: Backup progress appears in the status window. DO NOT
remove the USB flash drive during backup.

 

 

 

 

 

Instruction:

Figure 2.5.2.2 backup

 

1)    When the space in backup device is
less than recording file, the system will prompt "Space
not enough"…

2)    You can remove USB device directly
when backup is finished

 

 

 

 

 

3 RECORD MODE

 

Configure record parameters, enable/disable audio.

 

NOTE: Audio capable cameras (not included) are required for
audio recording.

 

 

 

 

 

To configure recording options:

Figure 2.5.2.3.1 Record

 

1)    Under CHANNEL, use the drop-down
menus and select ON/OFF to enable/disable recording from the
selected channel.

2)    Under RESOLUTION, select CIF, HD1,
or D1.

DVR-4CH: Setup resolution and code rate for recording, there
are three options:

D1?°HD1?°CIF resolution.

NOTE: PAL: D1@25fps, HD1@25fps, CIF@25fps; NTSC: D1@30fps,
HD1@30fps, CIF@30fps;

DVR-8CH: PAL: 2channels D1@25fps & 6channels CIF@25fps,
HD1@25fps, CIF@25fps;

NTSC: 2channels D1@30fps & 6channels CIF@30fps,
D1@30fps, HD1@30FPS;

3’?Under BITRATE:

CIF: 384,512,768 Kbps (Optional) HD1: 512,768,1024 Kbps
(Optional) D1:896,1024,1280Kbps (Optional)

4’?Under FRAMERATE: frame-rate of
each channel could be adjusted which limited

by the total resource(PAL 400 f/s, NTSC 480 f/s). the total
frame of the channels could not be out of the limit. The
transformation of D1, HD1 and CIF is 1 D1=4

CIF, 1HD1=2CIF.

5’?Under AUDIO, select ENABLE or
DISABLE. If audio recording is enabled, the system will record
audio from connected audio capable cameras (not included).

6’?Under REC. MODE, select POWER UP
or TIMER RECORD. If you select

POWER UP, the system will record continuously (Normal
Recording) when the system is powered on. If you select TIMER
RECORD, you have to set a recording schedule on the system.

 

 

 

7’?Under REC. SIZE, select 15MIN,
30MIN, 45MIN, or 60MIN.

NOTE: Record Size sets the file size for recorded video
files on the system. Instead of recording data as one large
file, the system will divide the data into blocks of 15,

30, 45, or 60 minutes. This makes the recorded data easier
to search.

8’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

9’?Click EXIT in every menu until
all windows are closed.

Recording Schedule

By default, the system is set to record continuously. You
can program the system to record according to a customized
recording schedule.

 

Figure 2.5.2.3.1 Recording Schedule

The Schedule Grid shows the days of the week and hours 0~23.
You can set Alarm Recording (Red), General (Normal) Recording
(Green), or No Recording (Blue) to each time block of each
day.

To set a recording schedule:

1) Open the Main Menu and click RECORD.

2) Under REC. MODE, select TIMER RECORD.

3) Click SCHEDULE. The Schedule menu opens.

4) Under CHANNEL, select specific channels or select
ALL.

5) Below the grid, click either ALARM (red), GENERAL
(Green), or NO RECORD

(Blue) and then click a time block on the desired day.

6) Use the FROM/TO drop-down menus to copy the schedule of
one day to another. For example, if you want your schedule for
Monday to be the same on Wednesday:

under FROM select MON, under TO select WED, and then click
COPY.

7) Click SAVE.

8) Click EXIT in each menu until all windows are closed.

Example

You want your system to record continuously on all channels
from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday to Friday. You also want Alarm/Motion
recording from 5 PM to 9 AM. You do not want the system to
record Saturday or Sunday.

NOTE: By default, the system is set to record continuously
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To set the recording
schedule:

1)    Open the Schedule menu.

 

 

 

2)    Under CHANNEL, select ALL.

3)    Click the blue NO RECORD block
below the grid. A checkmark will appear in the block.

4)    Under SUN, click blocks 00~23. The
blocks will turn blue.

5)    Under FROM, select SUN. Under TO
select SAT, and then click COPY.

6)    Click the red ALARM block below
the grid.

7)    Under MON, click blocks 00~08 and
blocks 18~23. The blocks will turn red.

8)    Under FROM, select MON. Under TO
select TUE, and then click COPY. Repeat for Wednesday,
Thursday, and Friday. Your completed schedule should the same
as the schedule in Figure 2.4.2.3.2.

 

Figure 2.5.2.3.2 Customized recording schedule

9)    Click SAVE. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

10) Click EXIT in all menus until all windows are
closed.

 

 

4 HDD MANAGEMENT

 

 

Displays essential information about the system`s internal
hard drive, and lets you format the internal HDD and external
USB flash drive (not included).

 

Figure 2.5.2.4 HDD management menu

The HDD menu displays the following:

 

 

 

??HDD STATUS: The system will
display "OK" for normal operation

??SIZE: The size (in gigabytes) of
the internal hard disk drive. The size of your system`s
internal hard drive will vary by model

??FREE SPACE: The space (in
gigabytes) remaining on the system`s internal HDD

??AVAILABLE TIME: The recording
time (in hours) remaining on the HDD based on your current
record settings

??OVERWRITE: Select ENABLE or
DISABLE. If Overwrite is enabled, the system

will record over the oldest video data once the HDD is full.
If Overwrite is disabled, the system will stop recording once
the HDD is full and the "FULL" LED on the front panel
of the system will light up.

Formatting the Hard Drive

ATTENTION: Formatting the HDD will erases all video data.
This step cannot be

Undone.

Formatting the USB Flash Drive

Use a USB flash drive to backup recorded video and upgrade
the system`s firmware. You should always format the USB flash
drive you intend to use with the system.

NOTE: Not formatting the USB flash drive may result in
improper functionality.

 

 

 

 

5 BASIC

 

 

Set the system language, date and time, passwords, and
configure audio and display options.

The Basic Setup menu contains the following sub-menus:
Language, Date/Time,

Password, Display, and Video/Audio.

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.5 Basic Setup menu

 

 

 

 

 

6 LANGUAGE

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.6 system language menu

To change the system language:

1)    From the drop-down menu select
ENGLISH, or CHINESE.

2)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

3)    Click EXIT to close the menu.

NOTE: The device will restart when you finish system
language setup.

 

 

 

7 DATA/TIME

It is highly recommended to immediately set the date and
time when first setting up your system.

 

 

 

 

To set the date and time:

 

Figure 2.5.2.7 DATE/TIME

 

1)    Click DATE/TIME and configure the
following options:

??DATE: Enter the day, month, and
year.

??DATE FORMAT: Select DD/MM/YYYY,
MM/DD/YYYY, or YYYY/MM/DD

??TIME: Enter the time

??TIME FORMAT: Use the drop-down
menu and select 12HOURS or 24HOURS

 

 

 

??DST: Use the drop-down menu to
select ON/OFF to enable/disable Daylight

Savings Time

2)    Click MODIFY DATE AND TIME. Click
CLOSE in the confirmation window.

3)    Click APPLY. The new date and time
are saved.

Daylight Savings Time

To set daylight savings time:

1)    Under DST, select ON. DST options
appear.

2)    Under DST MODE select one of the
following:

??CUSTOM: Set customized start and
end times for DST (go to step 4)

??DEFAULT: The Default setting will
apply DST from the second Sunday of

March to the second Sunday in November (go to step 3)

3)    If using the DEFAULT, click
APPLY.

4)        If setting
a CUSTOM DST, use the drop-down menus to select a week and
month for the start and end times.

5)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

6)    Click EXIT in each menu until all
windows are closed.tem date via numeric key.

 

 

8 PASSWORD USER SETUP

Click User setup and enter into setting interface:

 

1’?Device ID: DVR ID

2’?USER NAME: USER NAME, can be
changed

3’?LEVEL: User level, All users can
be divided into two levels. One is

ADMINTRATOR’?The other NORMAL user.

4’?STATE: User state.
ACTIVE/INACTIVE

5’?CONFIG: CONFIG user

NOTE: Only administrator and the user with super password
can do all operation. Normal

User just can parts of them, and can not do CONFIG

USER CONFIG

Click CONFIG:

 

 

 

1’?USER: user name

2’?STATE: active or not

3’?USER NAME: Change user name

4’?PASSWORD ENABLE: enable the
password for this user

5’?PASSWORD: CONFIG the password

6’?CONFIRM: confirm the password

7’?PERMISSION: Do the right assign
for user

NOTE: Supper user and Administrator can do the all
operation, can active or close user, assign the user name and
password. Normal USER just can change his own password. User
name and password can be 1-8 characters.

USER PERMISSION CONFIG

CLICK PERMISSION:

 

1’?Select different permissions.

2’?NEXT: come to next selecting
page.

3’?ALL: select all permissions.

4’?CLEAN: Clean all permissions.

NOTE: This page is working for administrator. Administrator
can assign permissions for user. User just can see but can not
change their permissions.

Currently, we have following permissions:

1)    1-16ch’?channel number depends DVR model. E.G, 8 channel
DVR have 8ch

 

 

 

setting’?IE preview function. User
just can see the assigned channels.

2)    1-16ch’?channel number depends DVR model. E.G, 8 channel
DVR have 8ch setting’v?ideo playback.
User just can playback the assigned channel. Otherwise,

can not do any operation.

3)    video parameter CONFIG, HDD
management, Language setting, time setting, display, audio,
system info, MD, Mobile phone, system maintain, PTZ, network
setting. Beside, Standby also need assign.

 

 

Multi-Client Login

 

Select active USER (Can not key in USER NAME. Device will
select the active user and show here for choice’?’the?n key in the device ID and user password.

 

 

9 DISPLAY DISPLAY

Use the Display Setup menu to customize channel titles,
show/hide the date and time

in live viewing and playback, and enable/disable preview
channels.

 

 

 

 

To customize Display settings:

 

Figure 2.5.2.9 display

 

1)    Configure the following
options:

??NAME: Click any of the fields and
enter a new title for the selected channel using the Virtual
Keyboard (mouse only)

??POSITION: Reposition the channel
title; select TOPLEFT, BOTTOMLEFT,

TOPRIGHT, BOTTOMRIGHT, or OFF. If OFF, the title will not be
displayed for

 

 

 

the selected channel

??COLOR: Adjust CHROMATICITY,
LUMINOSITY, CONTRAST, and

SATURATION for the selected channel

??PREVIEW TIME: Select ON/OFF to
show/ hide the date and time during live viewing

??RECORD TIME: Select ON/OFF to
show/hide the date and time during

playback.

2)    Click NEXT PAGE to change the
settings for the remaining channels (8-channel models
only).

3’?Click APPLY to save your
settings. Click CLOSE in the confirmation window.

Preview

Preview channels can be very useful if your display monitor
is in public view. Select OFF of a preview channel will appear
black on the display to give the impression that no cameras are
connected and the system is not recording.

To enable/disable preview channels:

1’?Choose a channel you wish to
conceal. For example, channel 3. Under PREVIEW, select OFF.

2’?Click APPLY. Channel 3 will turn
black. Click CLOSE in the confirmation window.

3’?Click EXIT in all menus until al
windows are closed.

 

 

10 VIDEO/AUDIO

 

Use the Video/Audio menu to set the resolution and camera
system on the system.

 

 

 

 

 

To configure video options:

Figure 2.5.2.10 Video/Audio menu

 

1’?Under VGA
RESOLUTION,select800x600,1024×768,1280×1024,1366×768,

1440 x900.

2’?Under CAMERA SYSTEM, select NTSC
or PAL.

3’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

4’?Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed. To configure audio options:

1’?From the Video/Audio menu, click
VOLUME SETUP. A split-screen display view

appears.

 

 

 

2’?Click any channel and adjust the
slider to increase/decrease the volume for

listen-in audio.

3’?Click X to return to the
Video/Audio menu.

4’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

5’?Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed.

 

 

11 ADVANCE

 

Use the Advanced Setup menu to configure alarm
settings, motion detection, mobile surveillance, PTZ settings
and network settings. The Advanced Setup menu

contains the following sub-menus: Alarm, Info, MD, Mobile,
System, PTZ, and Network.

 

 

 

 

 

12 ALARM

Figure 2.5.2.11 Video/Audio menu

 

 

Use the Alarm menu to configure alarm and email
settings.

NOTE: External alarm devices must be connected to the alarm
block on the rear panel of the system in order to use the I/O
(input/ output) alarms of the system.

 

Figure 2.5.2.12.1 Alarm setup menu

To configure alarm settings:

1’?Under I/O CHANNEL, select NO
(Normal Open), NC (Normal Closed), or OFF. Click NEXT PAGE to
view additional channels (8-channel models only).

 

 

 

2)    Apply loss alarms to the
following:

??HDD LOSS: The alarm will sound if
the internal HDD is damaged

??HDD SPACE: The alarm will sound
when the HDD is full (overwrite must be disabled)

??VIDEO LOSS: The alarm will sound
when a camera is disconnected

2) Under ALARM MANAGE, configure the following:

 

??OUTPUT: Set the output time (in
seconds) on the spot monitor from 0s, 10s,

20s, 40s, or 60s.

??BUZZER: Set the time (in seconds)
for the buzzer when an alarm is triggered

?‰0s, 10s, 20s, 40s, or 60s

NOTE: Set the buzzer to 0s if you want to disable the alarm
during motion detection

??POST REC: Set the time (in
seconds) for the system to record after a triggered
alarm?‰0s, 10s, 20s, 40s, or 60s

4)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

EMAIL SETUP:

The system can send an email notification with a JPEG
snapshot for triggered events on the system.

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.12.2 Email Setup menu

To setup email notification:

1)    Under EMAIL, select ON.

 

 

 

2)    Under SSL, select OFF.

NOTE: SSL deals with encryption. Only advanced users should
enable this option.

3)    Under SMTP PORT, enter the SMTP
port of your email server.

4)    Under SMTP, enter the SMTP address
of your email server. For example,

smtp.gmail.com

5)    Under SEND EMAIL, enter the sender
email address.

6)    Under SEND PW, enter the password
of your email server.

7’?Under RECV EMAIL, enter the email
address that will receive the email notification.

8’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

9)    Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed.

 

 

13 SYSTEM INFO

View system information, including the firmware version, MAC
address, and serial number of the system.

 

 

 

 

 

14 MOTION DETECT

Figure 2.5.2.13 System info

 

 

Configure motion detection for each channel.

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.14 Motion detect

To configure motion detection:

 

 

 

1)    Under STATUS, select ON to enable
motion detection for the desired channel.

Click NEXT PAGE for additional channels (8-channel models
only).

2)    Under SENSITIVITY, select 1, 2, 3,
or 4. The higher the number, the more sensitive the motion
detection.

3’?Under MD SETUP, click SETUP. The
red motion grid appears over the selected

channel in full screen.

4)    Click the blocks in the grid
to enable/disable motion detection. Red=motion detection
enabled; Clear=motion detection disabled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5’?Right-click anywhere on the
screen to return to the Motion Detection menu.

6’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

7’?Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed.

NOTE: You can disable the MD buzzer in the Alarm Setup
menu.

 

 

 

15 MOBILE

 

Send alerts to your cellular phone Windows Mobile enabled
touch-screen smart phone (Windows Mobile 6.0 or greater, S60
3rd or greater is required).

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.15 mobile

To configure mobile notification settings:

1’?Under MOBILE NETWORK, select
3G,2.75G, or 2.5G.

NOTE: Contact your cellular provider if you are unsure about
the network of your cellular phone.

2’?Under MOBILE PORT, enter your
mobile port number.

3)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

4)    Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed.

 

 

 

16 SYSTEM

Use the System menu to update system firmware and set an
automatic system reset schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

To enable auto-reset:

Figure 2.5.2.16 system

 

1’?Under AUTO RESET, select ON. The
Settings option appears.

2’?Under SETTINGS, select EVERY DAY,
EVERY WEEK, or EVERY MONTH. The date drop-down menu
appears.

3’?Select the date for auto-reset
from the drop-down menu.

4’?Enter the time for auto-reset
using the Virtual Keyboard (mouse only).

5)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window

To restore factory settings:

1’?Click DEFAULT SETTINGS. This will
restore the system to the original factory settings.

2’?Click OK in the prompt.

NOTE: Recorded video on the HDD will not be erased. To
restart the machine (soft-reset):

1’?Click RESTART.

2’?Click OK in the prompt. The
system will perform a soft-reset and load to a live
split-screen view.

To upgrade firmware:

1’?Copy the firmware file to an
empty USB flash drive. The firmware file should not be in a
folder.

2’?Connect the USB flash drive to
the top USB port on the front panel of your

system.

3’?Open the System Menu (Main
Menu>Advance>System).

4’?Click FIRMWARE UPDATE. The system
will scan the USB flash drive and begin updating the firmware.
Do not remove the USB flash drive while the upgrade is

taking place.

 

 

 

5’?The system will restart for
updating.

PARAMETER EXPORT’?Copy the system settings of the device to
an empty USB flash drive.

PARAMETER IMPORT’?Import system settings from another
device.

 

 

17 PTZ

 

Use the PTZ Setup menu to configure settings for a connected
PTZ camera (not included).

NOTE: Consult the instruction manual of your PTZ camera for
complete information about

your camera, including protocol and baud rate.

 

 

 

 

 

To configure a PTZ camera:

Figure 2.5.2.17 PTZ setup

 

1)    Connect a PTZ camera to the BNC
and 485A (TX, +) and 485B (RX, -) ports and power outlet. For
more details on connecting a PTZ camera.

2)    Under PROTOCOL, select PELCO-D or
PELCO-P for the selected channel.

Click NEXT PAGE for additional channels (8-channel models
only).

3)    Under BAUD RATE, select 1200,
2400, 4800, or 9600.

4)    Under DATA BIT select 5, 6, 7, or
8.

5)    Under STOP BIT, select 1 or 2.

6)    Under VERIFY, select ODD, EVEN,
MARK, SPACE, or NONE.

7)    Under ADDRESS, enter an address
from 001~255 using the Virtual Keyboard.

Refer to your PTZ camera`s instruction manual for further
details.

8)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

9’?Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed.

 

 

 

 

 

18 NETWORK

 

Use the Network Setup menu to configure your network and DNS
settings.

 

 

 

 

 

UPNP

Figure 2.5.2.18.1 network setup

 

UPnP Forum is an industry initiative designed to enable
simple and robust connectivity among consumer electronics,
intelligent appliances and mobile devices from many different
vendors. As a group, we are dedicated to making the connected
home and lifestyle mainstream experiences for consumers – and
great opportunities for the industry. NOTE: Need your Router to
support UPNP function.

To configure UPNP settings:

1’?Enable the UPNP function in your
Router.

2’?Under DVR GUI’?Open the MAIN MENU
and click ADVANCE.

3’?From the Advanced Setup menu,
click NETWORK.

4’?Under UPNP, select OPEN.

5’?Click APPLY to save your settings
and then click OK in the confirmation window.

6’?Using a remote PC, open Internet
Explorer.

7’?In the address bar, enter your
Router WAN IP address immediately followed by :WEB PORT (no
spaces).

http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX(Router WAN IP):XXX(WEB PORT)

1)    Enter your system ADMIN password
and select INTERNET.

NOTE: If you have not enabled passwords on the system, leave
the password field blank.

2)    Click LOGIN.

To configure network settings:

1’?Under TYPE, select DHCP, PPPoE,
or STATIC. If DHCP, go to step 5. If PPPoE, go to step 2. If
STATIC, go to step 3.

NOTE: DHCP allows you to quickly connect to your network by
obtaining an IP address from the router. After the initial
setup, we recommend that you disable DHCP and set the IP
address between 1~100. For example, if your IP address is
192.168.0.107, change the last digits to 90 (i.e.
192.163.0.90). This ensures that port forwarding will not
change in the event of power failure or resetting of your
network.

2’?If you select PPPoE in step 1,
enter your PPPoE user name and password in the

 

 

 

respective fields using the Virtual Keyboard.

 

 

Figure 2.5.2.18.2 PPPoE

3’?If you selected STATIC in step 1,
enter your IP Address, Net mask, and

Gateway in the respective fields using the Virtual
Keyboard.

NOTE: The default IP address of the system is
192.168.3.97

4’?If necessary, change the Media
and Web Ports.

NOTE: For added security, we strongly recommend changing Web
port 80 on the system to any desired port not blocked by your
Internet service provider (ISP). Please note however, that you
will also need to update the Web port in your browser and open
this new port in your router.

5’?Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

6’?Click EXIT in all menus until all
windows are closed. The system restarts automatically.

 

 

Manual DNS

Enter the Primary or Secondary DNS from your router. This is
required for DDNS to function properly.

To obtain your Primary or Secondary DNS:

1)    In your web browser, log in to
your router using its Default Gateway address. NOTE: Refer to
your router`s manual or software for login information. You can
also get the Default Gateway on your PC by selecting
Start>Run. Type CMD and press Enter. In the Command Prompt
window type ipconfig and press Enter.

2)    View its WAN settings. Enter the
Primary or Secondary DNS address in the

MANUAL DNS field on your system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DDNS:

 

Figure 2.5.2.18.3 Manual DNS

 

A DDNS account allows you to set up a web site address that
points back to your

Local Network.

NOTE: You must register DDNS service prior to configuring
DDNS settings. Visit

https://www.dyndns.com/    to
register.

 

 

 

 

 

To configure DDNS settings:

Figure 2.5.2.18.4 DDNS

 

1)    From the Network Setup menu, enter
Primary or Secondary DNS from the

WAN settings of your router in the MANUAL DNS field.

2)    Click DDNS SETTINGS.

3)    Under DDNS, select ON.

4)    Under SERVICE, select 3322, dyndns
or perfecteyes.

5)    Under DOMAIN NAME, enter your DDNS
domain from the confirmation email.

For example, if your domain name is adam@dyndns.com, you need to enter
adam@dyndns.com, in the
text field.

6’?Enter your DDNS user name and
password in the respective fields.

7)    Click APPLY. Click CLOSE in the
confirmation window.

8’?Click EXIT. The system will
prompt you that it must restart. Click CLOSE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. REMOTE SURVEILLANCE SOFTWARE

 

3.1 FEATURE

 

The system features a built-in browser-based software that
allows you to access your system remotely over your local area
network (LAN) or over the Internet using Internet
Explorer®.

 

Figure 3.1.0 Remote Surveillance main screen

Install the software through the IE browser of OS and you
operate the network remotely and conveniently. DVR supports
C/S, B/S, and visit in LAN and WAN, also supports IP and domain
name visiting.

RESTRICTION CONDITION’?

To ensure PC’s stable visiting of DVR, recommend Windows XP,
Windows Vista’?

Windows 7 operation system, recommend browser as IE 6.0, IE
7.0. IE 8.0.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.2 USING REMOTE SURVEILLANCE

 

With your system connected to your local area network, you
can now log in to your system using Internet Explorer.

NOTE: Your system must be connected to your local or wide
area network before attempting remote access.

Logging In to Your System

With your IP address, you can now log in to your system over
your local or wide area network.

NOTE: You must configure DDNS settings locally.

To access your system:

1’?Open Internet Explorer. In the
address bar, enter the IP address of your system

(i.e. 192.168.3.97).

2’?You must install the ActiveX® in
order to access your system. Click the attention bar at the top
of the main page and select Install ActiveX Control. DVR
Net

viewer will reset.

Figure 3.2.1 Click the ActiveX attention bar

3’?In the warning box click Install.
The login page appears.

4’?Leave the password field blank
(default).

NOTE: If you have enabled passwords on your system, enter
your USER or ADMIN

password. However, only the ADMIN can change settings and
options on the system.

5’?Select LAN or INTERNET from the
drop-down menu and click LOGIN. The process will last for 1~2
minutes.

 

 

Figure 3.2.2 Remote access login screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.3 REMOTE SURVEILLANCE MAIN SCREEN

 

Upon login, the Remote Surveillance main screen appears in
your browser.

 

 

Figure 3.3.0 DVR Net viewer main screen

1’?Modes: Click LIVE, REPLAY
(playback), and SETUP.

2’?Main Screen: Main display screen
for live viewing and playback.

3’?Time Stamp: Time stamp appears on
each channel.

4’?Channel: Channel number appears
in the top left corner.

5’?PTZ Control: PTZ control for any
connected PTZ cameras (not included).

6’?Functions: Click the icons to
show/hide channels, take screen captures, and record.

7’?Display Modes: Click the icons to
view channels in single-channel full-screen,

quad, and split-screen configurations.

8’?Volume/Mute: Select a channel
(outlined in red) and then click the bars to increase/decrease
volume; click the icon to mute/unmute volume.*

*Audio capable cameras (not included) required for audio
listening and recording.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.3.1 LIVE VIEWING

By default, remote surveillance opens in Live Viewing mode
(split-screen). To use Live Viewing:

1’?Click LIVE at the top of the main
screen.

2’?Click the display mode icons to
view the main screen in single-channel, quad, or

split-screen configurations. You can also double-click a
channel at any time to view it in single-channel.

3’?Click to show or hide all the channel windows.

 

4’?Click to start/stop manual recording to your PC on ALL
channels. For more details see RECORDING.

5’?Select a channel (outlined in
red) and then click the audio bars to increase or

decrease listen-in volume. Click the icon to
mute/unmute.

NOTE: The Talk function is not supported.

*Audio capable camera (not included) required for listen-in
audio.

 

3.3.1.1 RECORDING

 

 

You can record video directly to your PC using the remote
surveillance software. To record video to your PC:

From Live viewing, click to start/stop manual recording to
your PC on ALL channels

NOTE: You will record video to your PC regardless of the
recording mode on the system itself. By default, recorded files
are saved in C:\DVR\[ip_address]\Record.

3.3.1.2 SUB-MENU

 

Right-click any channel to open the sub-menu.

 

 

The sub-menu contains the following options:

??Open Window

??Close

??Open All

??Close All

??Start Record

??Stop

 

3.3.1.3 PTZ CONTROL

 

You must have a PTZ camera (not included) connected to the
system in order to use the PTZ controls.

 

 

 

 

To control a PTZ camera:

1. Select the channel of the connected PTZ camera(s).

2. Click the navigation arrows to pan and tilt the camera.
3. Click + /- to control zoom, focus, and iris.

4. Enter presets.

5. Click SETTING, HAND, and CLEAR to further control
presets.

 

3.3.1.4 SCREEN CAPTURES

 

Use the remote surveillance software to take a snapshot of
the channels on the main display screen. Screen Captures can be
useful for your own records, or may be needed by authorities in
case of a security incident.

To take a screen capture:

1’?From Live Viewing, select the
channel you want to capture. The selected channel will be
highlighted in a red frame.

 

2’?Click .

 

3)    Click OK in the confirmation
window. Screen captures are saved as BMP files to the default
save location (C:\DVR\…).

3.3.1.5 PLAYBACK

 

Use the Replay menu to search and playback recorded video on
your system.

 

 

 

To use the replay menu:

Figure 3.3.1.2.1 Playback screen

 

1’?Click REPLAY at the top of the
main screen. The main screen will be grey.

 

 

 

2’?Click REFRESH below the calendar
to view the recorded files for the current

month.

NOTE: Normal recording is indicated by a clock icon; alarm
recording (alarm, loss, and motion events) are indicated by an
exclamation mark icon.

3’?Double-click a file from the File
List to playback the file in the main screen. The

icon in the file list changes to "".Control playback using the buttons at the bottom
of the main screen.

 

 

 

Figure 3.3.1.2.2 Progress bar

The purple bar indicates the download progress. The green
marker indicates playback progress. You can click and drag the
playback marker (will turn from green to orange) to advance or
rewind playback as needed.

Playback the record

 

Switch between pause/play

Stop play Fast play Slow play

Pause at next frame

SEARCH

Use the calendar and drop-down menus to search for recorded
video on your system.

1’?Click < > to change the
month on the calendar. Dates with recorded video data will
appear in bold.

2’?Click the date. Recorded video
files will populate the File List.

3’?From the Channel drop-down menu,
select a specific channel or select ALL CHANNEL and then click
SEARCH.

4’?From the Type drop-down menu,
select COMMON (normal recording), ALARM,

or ALL TYPE and then click SEARCH.

5’?Double-click the file from the
File List to playback the file in the main screen.

 

 

 

 

REMOTE BACKUP

You can backup recorded video files from your system to your
PC using the Replay menu in the remote surveillance
software.

To backup files remotely:

1’?Click PLAYBACK at the top of the
main screen.

2’?Double-click a file from the File
List to begin playback.

3’?Click BACKUP. Backup begins to
C:/DVR/[ip_address]/Backup

NOTE: If you playback a file, you must wait for the file to
load before backing it up otherwise you may receive an error
message

.

5’?When file backup is complete,
click OK in the confirmation window. The confirmation window
show the save path of the backup file.

NOTE: Backup files are saved as .264 files.

 

NOTE: Use the Player Software included on the software CD to
playback backed up video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.3.2 REMOTE SETUP

Use the Setup tab to configure the settings of your system
from a remote location.

NOTE: If the Main Menu is open on the system, you will not
be able to make changes to the system from the remote
location.

To open remote setup:

Click SETUP at the top of the main screen. The Remote Setup
menu features the following tabbed options:

??RECORD

??ALARM

??PTZ

??NETWORK

??SETTING

??MAINTENANCE

??HOST INFO

 

Click to enter into setup interface, this interface include
record, alarm, PTZ, network, setting and system information six
menus.

3.3.2.1 RECORD

 

Clickto enter into setup interface; you can check the
parameter settings as in GUI of DVR.

 

 

3.3.2.2 ALARM SETTING

 

Click "ALARM" to enter into setup interface; you
can check the parameter settings as in GUI of DVR.

 

 

 

 

3.3.2.3 PTZ

 

Click to access setup interface; you can check the parameter
settings in

 

GUI of DVR.

 

 

3.3.2.4 NETWORK

 

Click     to access setup interface; you can check the parameter
settings in GUI of DVR.

 

 

 

 

3.3.2.5 SETTING

 

Click to access setup interface; you can check the parameter
settings in GUI of DVR

 

 

BANDWIDTH: Set the bandwidth in kbps (128k?°192k?°256k?°384k?°512k?°1024k) that you want to allocate for traffic
that matches the internet. This bandwidth does not include
audio.

FILE SAVE PATH: the save path of captured picture and
recording video.IE login password and DST settings you can set
as DVR setting.

 

 

 

3.3.2.6 MAINTENANCE

 

Click into system CONFIG interface

 

TELECONTROL: Remote reboot DVR or format HDD. REMOTE
UPGRADE: Remote upgrade DVR firmware.

3.3.2.7 HOST INFO

 

Click     to access system information interface (see below
picture). This interface includes HDD status, remain record
time, firmware version and MAC Address. All the information is
fixed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. DVR INSTALLATION GUIDELINE

 

4.1 FRONT PANEL

 

1. THE DEFINITION OF BOTTOMS AND CONNECTORS ON FRONT
PANEL

1’?Power: Press to power the system
ON/OFF.

 

2’?IR Sensor: IR receiver for the
remote control.

 

3’?LED Indicators: Shows status of
HDD, recording, alarm, network, and power.

 

4’?Channel/Numbers/Playback: Press
buttons 1~4 (4-channel models) or 1~8

(8-channel models) to view the selected channel in
full-screen; during playback, press the following:

 

6/: Increase reverse playback speed 2X, 4X, 8X

 

7/: Press to freeze playback to one frame, then press
again to advance frame-by-frame

 

8/: Press to start playback

 

9/: Press to slow playback speed by 1/2, 1/4, 1/8

 

0/: Press to increase forward playback speed 2X, 4X,
8X

 

5’?MENU/EXIT: Press to open/close
the main menu.

 

6’?Navigation/OK: Press the
Navigation buttons to perform the following:

 

??OK: In menus, press to confirm
selections; in PTZ mode, press to change the navigation buttons
to control the connected PTZ camera (not included)

?: Press to move cursor up; in PTZ mode, press to
pan camera up

 

?: Press to move cursor down; in PTZ mode, press
to pan camera down

 

?: Press to move cursor left; in PTZ mode, press
to pan camera left

 

?: Press to move cursor right; in PTZ mode, press
to pan camera right

7’?USB: Connect a USB flash drive to
the top port for data backup and firmware upgrades connect a
USB mouse to the bottom port.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.2 REAR PANEL

 

4-CHANNELS MODEL

Connectors on Rear Panel

 

 

Item

 

Physical connector

 

Connector description

 

1

 

POWER input

 

DC 12V/3A

 

2

 

Audio Input

 

For connecting audio signal

 

3

 

Video input

 

For connecting analog video signal input (BNC)

 

4

 

Audio output

 

For connection audio output

 

5

 

Video output

 

One video output for connecting TV or monitor
(BNC)

 

6

 

Network

 

For connecting Ethernet

 

7

 

VGA output

 

VGA output

 

 

8

Alarm Input

4 I/O alarm input

Alarm Output

I/O output for alarm

 

RS485

 

RS 485 for connecting PTZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

8-CHANNELS MODEL

 

Connectors on Rear Panel

 

 

Item

 

Physical connector

 

Connector description

 

1

 

POWER input

 

DC 12V/3A

 

2

 

Network

 

For connecting Ethernet

 

3

 

VGA output

 

VGA output

 

4

 

Video output

 

One video output for connecting TV or monitor
(BNC)

 

 

5

Alarm Input

8 I/O alarm input

Alarm Output

I/O output for alarm

 

RS485

 

RS 485 for connecting PTZ

6

Audio Input

For connecting audio signal

7

Audio output

For connection audio output

 

8

 

Video input

 

For connecting analog video signal input (BNC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.3 FULL CONNECTIVITY DIAGRAM

 

Example: 8channels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.4 HDD INSTALLATION

 

Caution:

When working with electrostatic sensitive devices such as
hard disk driver or DVR unit, make sure you use a static-free
workstation. Any electrostatic energy coming in contact with
the hard disk or DVR can damage it permanently.

Please install the HDD following these steps:

1’?Open the cover of the DVR and
then you will see one HDD plate as follow.

 

 

 

2’?Connect HDD cables as follow

 

3’?Affix HDD onto HDD plate as
indicated below with the screws provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4’?Install the HDD plate back into
DVR and close cover .

Notice: New installed HDD should be formatted before
recording.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. FAQ

 

If your problem is not listed below, please call our
toll-free number for more support.

1.    Question: DVR is not working after
starting’?

Answer:

? Check the adaptor input

? Check the on-off power line, is it well-connected?

? Check the power on-off

? Check the upgrade procedure

? Check the main board of DVR

2.    Question: DVR is rebooting
automatically or stopped after starting the DVR for several
minutes?

Answer:

? Instability or low input voltage

? Bad track hard drive or the line of hard drive is bad

? On-off power supply is not enough

? The front-end video signal instability

? High temperature, too much dust, too bad the DVR operating
environment

? The main board is not well-connected with other boards

? The hardware of DVR is defective

3.    Question: No output of single
channel, multi channel or all channel video?

Answer:

? Please check the adaptor of camera whether to see if it is
well-connected

? Please check the cable for connecting video input/output
in the back panel of DVR

? Please insert the video source directly into the display
device and check if they are causing the problem.

? Check the brightness of the picture and bring it back to
its original default setting

? No video input signal or too weak

? Display settings in the preview set to be closed

? The hardware of DVR is defective

4.    Question: DVR cannot record after
startup and the interface is showing "H"

Answer:

?    Make OK power adaptor is DC 12V

?    Make OK HDD is formatted

?    Check the power and data connection
cables of the HDD

?    The HDD is defective

?    The SATA port is not working

5.    Question: What is meaning
of??R???M????I????H???showed in interface?

Answer:

? ??R??means the channel is
recording

 

 

 

? ??M" means the channel is on
motion detection

? ??I??means the channel is on
alarm

? ??H" means there is either
no HDD. the HDD is bad or the HDD is full

6.    Question: DVR is having problem
with real-time images, such as bad image color or serious
brightness distortion

Answer:

? If PAL and NTSC is not correctly selected on the BNC
output, the images will be in black and white

? DVR is not compatible with monitor

? The video transmission distance is too far

? The setting of DVR color, brightness and so on are
wrong

7.    Question: No audio sound when
monitoring?

Answer:

? Check sound box or speaker functions. Also check possible
short circuit.

? Audio source may be connected to the video channel. You
can click to full-screen to check.

? The hardware of DVR is defective

8.    Question: No audio sound when
playing back?

Answer:

? Setting problem: open audio-video item

? Check the audio to see if it is closed in playback
interface

9.    Question: System time is not
correct?

Answer:

? Wrong setting or user did not click "Edit" to
confirm

? Battery is not connected properly

? Battery is dead.    Please change.

10. Question: Why the "Stop recording" by the
right mouse button does not work, how to stop recording?

Answer:

? The "Stop recording" by the right mouse button
is only suitable for Manual recording. It can’t stop recording
when it’s in "start recording" or the video in video
plan.

? If you want to stop recording, please set the time is not
recording.

11. Question: "Stop recording" function by the
right mouse button does not work.

How to stop recording?

Answer:

The "Stop recording" by the right mouse button is
for Manual Recording only. It can not stop recording when it is
in "start recording" or the video is in video plan.
If you want to stop recording, please set the time to not
recoding.

12. Question: Motion detection is not working?

Answer:

? The setting of motion detection area is not correct

? Sensitivity is too low

13. Question: CD-writer /USB backup error

 

 

 

Answer:

? The data exceeds the capacity of backup device

? The backup device is incompatible

? The backup device is damaged

14. Question: Remote control cannot work?

Answer:

? The address of remote control is not correct

? The distance of remote control is too far or the angle is
too biased

? Remote control batteries run out

? Remote control is damaged or the front panel of DVR is
damaged

15. Question: WEB cannot login?

Answer:

? Please check the network to see if it is connected. Check
if LINK or 100M LED is displayed normally on the panel; use
ping    xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx (DVR IP) to check
if the Internet is linked properly.

? Recommended to use Windows XP or Vista operating system,
also use

IE6.0 browser or IE7.0 browser

? ActiveX control has been blocked. Please manually install
ActiveX control again.

? Please install DX8.1 and upgrade your video card
driver

16. Question: There is no picture or picture is not clear
when you preview the recording or playback the recording via
IE

Answer:

? If you access DVR by IE, please choose "Wan" in
"web environment"

? Please try "Close windows" by the right mouse
button, and try "Open windows" again

17. Question: It displays "other members are
setting……" while setting DVR by IE

Answer:

? It probably means someone else is setting the DVR. Please
check the DVR

configuration interface or exit DVR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TROUBLESHOOTING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Troubleshooting (cont`d.)

 

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