_____________________ 2. A unique system ID for each DVR. (You must change the system ID of each DX8100 you connect on a network segment to avoid conflicts. System IDs must start with a letter, can be up to 15 characters long, and cannot contain spaces or special characters.)
Read and keep all instructions, including the Important Safety Instruction sheet that was supplied with your DVR. • When using the networking capabilities of the DX8100, Pelco recommends that each DX8100 Series DVR be connected to a secure, private network. Do not directly connect your DVR to a public network such as the Internet.
FRAME RATE NOTICE REGARDING USER-SELECTED OPTIONS Pelco systems are capable of providing high quality video for both live viewing and playback. However, the systems can be used in lower quality modes, which can degrade picture quality, to allow for a slower rate of data transfer and to reduce the amount of video data stored. The picture quality can be degraded by either lowering the resolution, reducing the picture rate, or both.
16-channel DX8100 to 24 or 32 channels. With or without the channel expansion unit, all of the cameras can now take advantage of the increased frame rate of 2CIF and 4CIF recording. The DX8100 records video up to 480 images per second ips at a maximum CIF image size.
Up to 480 ips recording rate at 320 x 240 resolution (NTSC) • Up to 100 servers in client tree • Connect any five DX8100 servers in a network or any combination of DX8100 and DX8000 DVRs • Network bandwidth throttling •...
MODELS The DX8100 Series DVR is available in various model configurations. For example, the model number for a 32-channel system with 1000 GB storage, analog display, and audio input option is DX8132-1000MA. Typically, if an audio option is ordered, a 32-channel system comes with a 32-channel audio option.
Quick Start Operations guide Installation manual DX8100 Recovery DVD DX8100 Resource DVD Includes DX8100 applications for the PC Client, Client Emergency Agent, Native Viewer, and Mobile Client; and both client and server operation/programming manuals Nero ® Express CD burning software, v 188.8.131.52...
Application Examples DX8100 SERVER DVR LAN/WAN Figure 1. System with Single DX8100 DX8100 SERVER DVR DX8100 SERVER DVR DX8100 SERVER DVR Figure 3. System with Multiple DX8100s and Multiple Clients CAMERA DX8100 FAST ETHERNET SWITCH PC CLIENT Figure 2. System with Multiple DX8100s...
SERVER 1 KBD300A ETHERNET SERIAL ANALOG Figure 4. Network with DX8000, Third-Party Domes, ATM/POS, Using KDB300A Keyboard Refer to the Operation/Programming manual for instructions on how to operate and program the DX8100 Series DVR. C2629M-A (6/07) DX8100 EXPANSION UNIT DX8100...
You should allow at least one rack unit (1.75 inches or 4.44 cm) of spacing between units. Slots and openings in the cabinet provide ventilation and prevent the unit from overheating. Do not block these openings. Never place the DVR near or over a radiator or heat register.
FRONT MOUNTING RAIL RECORDER/VIEWSTATION C2629M-A (6/07) REAR MOUNTING RAIL RACK BRACKET (SIDE VIEW) (6) SCREWS, #4, SHEET METAL, PAN HEAD, PHILLIPS BLACK, 0.375-INCH (3 EACH SIDE) SLOTTED HOLES TOWARDS FRONT OF UNIT Figure 7. Rack Mount Installation (8) SCREWS, 10-32 X 0.375-INCH, FLAT HEAD (6) SCREWS, 8-32 X 0.375-INCH,...
Back Panel Layout ì Autoranging AC Power Input (voltage range between 100 VAC and 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz) î Alarm Inputs: 16 normally closed inputs ï Camera Outputs: 8 or 16 BNC camera outputs ñ Camera Inputs: 8 or 16 BNC camera inputs ó...
Connect the appropriate power cord to the back of the unit and to a power source. The DX8100 contains an autoranging power supply. It is recommended that the recorder be connected to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) capable of supplying 2 A for 120 VAC power systems or 1 A for 230 VAC power systems.
TCP/IP protocol and Fast Ethernet (1000BaseT) network connection. Consult your network administrator before installing the DX8100 to avoid possible network conflicts. For TCP/IP access, connect the DX8100 to a 100 Mbps or 1 Gigabit, switched Ethernet network. Use standard Cat5 or better UTP cable with RJ-45 connectors.
RJ-45 ALARM INPUT INSTALLATION The DX8100 has either 8 or 16 dry contact alarm inputs, depending on your system’s configuration. Each input is programmed to function as either a normally open or normally closed circuit. To wire an alarm input: 1.
RELAY OUTPUT INSTALLATION The DX8100 has either 8 or 16 relay outputs, depending on your system’s configuration. Each output is programmed to function as either a normally open or normally closed circuit. A signal from a relay output will operate the device connected to the output. The maximum relay power rating is 120 VAC, 0.5 A;...
WARNING: Be sure to put on gloves before removing or inserting the filter. LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME To access the features of the DX8100 Series DVR, each user must log in with a valid user name and password. User names and passwords are case sensitive.
SHUTTING DOWN You must have Power User or Administrator access to shut down the DX8100. For more information about user security levels, refer to the DX8100 Operation/Programming manual. You must also have a Windows password to shut down the DX8100. For information on the Windows default password, refer to the Important Security Information for System Administrators guide.
SETTING THE SYSTEM LANGUAGE The DX8100 supports eight languages. The DVR comes from the factory configured for English (United States). To configure the system properly for a language other than English, you must change the regional setting in the Windows operating system and the language setting of the DX8100.
3. The Regional Options dialog box opens. 4. Click the arrow to open the location drop-down list. 5. Change the location to Spanish (Spain). 6. Click Apply. 7. Click Set Default. Figure 22. Regional Options Dialog Box 8. The Select System Locale dialog box opens. Select “Spanish (Spain)” from the drop-down box. 9.
12. The Change Regional Options dialog box opens. Click Yes. The new settings take effect after the computer restarts. The DX8100 will support Spanish settings for numbers, currency, times and dates. Follow these same steps to change the location back to English (United States) or to select another location.
CONFIGURING THE LANGUAGE SETTING OF THE DX8100 You must have Administrator or Power User access to configure the language setting of the DX8100. 1. Start the DX8100 if it is not already running, and then log in as a Power User or Administrator. 2. Click 3.
SETTING THE SYSTEM TIME Time should be set on the DX8100 before it is put into use. Setting the internal clock for each DVR on the network ensures that each accurately reflects the local time. To set system time: 1. Click 2.
Your DVR’s site name is used to identify your system to clients and other DX8100 servers. Your DVR’s system ID is used to uniquely identify your system on a local area network (LAN). System IDs are required to prevent possible conflicts with other network devices.
Your network must support DHCP, and an active DHCP server must be present for dynamic addressing to work. Consult your network administrator for more information. To configure the DVR to acquire a dynamic IP address through DHCP: 1. Click 2. Click .
For example, e-mail is traditionally delivered through TCP/IP port 25 and web pages through port 80. The ports assigned to direct video and control information into and out of the DX8100 are listed below in Table C, “TCP/IP Ports Used by the DX8100,”...
Changes in network settings may not show up immediately in the IP Configuration status box. Allow up to 30 minutes for settings to update or reboot your DVR for settings to change immediately. To access network information such as IP and default gateway addresses: 1.
3. Click Apply to update the configuration. RS-422/RS-485 COMMUNICATION PORT SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION The system must be powered on, and you must be logged in as a Power User or Administrator to configure communication port settings. To configure the RS-422/RS-485 ports in software: 1.
7. Click Apply. CLIENT SOFTWARE SETUP This section describes how to install and setup DX8100 client software. RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS The following are the minimum recommended system requirements for the DX8100 PC client, web client, and Emergency Agent software applications. ® ®...
1. Start the Windows operating system. 2. Close all programs, including any antivirus software. 3. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the window to open. Figure 36. Resource CD Screen: PC Client Installation Option 4.
6. Verify that the Install IPSec Configurations check box is selected. IPSec is a standard security protocol used by the DX8100 Series DVR and its clients to communicate safely over a network. 7. Click Next. The DX8100 Client Setup dialog box opens.
10. Click Next. The Select Installation Folder dialog box opens. Figure 41. Select Installation Folder Dialog Box 11. Click Next to accept the default installation folder. After the DX8100 Cliet software is installed, the “Installation is completed successfully” dialog box opens.
ENABLING IPSEC SECURITY SERVICES In order to communicate with a networked DX8100 Series DVR, IPSec security must be enabled on your computer. To see the Manage IPSec Settings menu option from the Start menu, the Start menu has to be changed to the Classic View.
3. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window opens. Figure 45. Resource CD Screen: Emergency Agent Installation Option 4. Click Software. The DX8100 software installation options are displayed.
9. Click Next to accept the default installation folder. After the Emergency Agent software is installed, the “Installation is completed successfully” dialog box opens. Figure 50. Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box 10. Click Finish to complete the installation process. C2629M-A (6/07)
1. Start the Windows operating system. 2. Close all programs, including any antivirus software. 3. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the window to open. 4. Click Software. The DX8100 software installation options are displayed.
9. Click Next to accept the default installation folder. The DX8100 Viewer software is installed, and the “Installation is completed successfully” dialog box opens. Figure 56. Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box 10. Click Finish to complete the installation process.
3. Enter the IP address of one of the DX8100 servers you want to connect to in the address bar. The Enter Network Password dialog box opens. Figure 57. Enter Network Password Dialog Box 4. Click OK. The DX8100 Web client ActiveX control installation dialog box opens.
3. Turn on your handheld device if it is not already running. 4. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC, and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window to open. Figure 60. Resource CD Window: Mobile Client Installation Option C2629M-A (6/07) ®...
9. Click Next. The Select Installation Folder dialog box opens. 10. Click Yes to accept the default installation directory. 11. Wait while ActiveSync copies the DX8100 Mobile Client program files to your handheld device, and then click OK in the Application Downloading Complete dialog box.
The DX8100 is supported by electronic and printed documentation. The printed documents come packaged with the DX8100. Table E describes each individual document, its distribution, and its intended use. The DX8100 server and client application also includes an online Help system. By default, the Help system is not enabled for viewing.
3. Click Manuals. The documents included on the CD are displayed. Figure 67. Resource CD Window: PC Client Installation Option 4. Click the manual you want to view. The document is displayed in Acrobat Reader. C2629M-A (6/07)
2. Connect the printer to the DX8100 using a standard parallel printer cable connected to the LPT1 port on the back panel of the DVR. Connect the printer to the DX8100 using a standard USB cable connected to one of the four USB 2.0 ports on the back panel of the DVR.
This section describes how to set up printer software. WARNING: Do not install any software that may have come with your printer on the DX8100. The DX8100’s operating system includes built-in services designed to communicate with printers that exhibit the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo.
10. Select the “Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer” check box if it is not already selected. 11. Click Next and wait while the DX8100 finds and initiates your printer. Figure 70. Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play)
12. The New Printer Detection dialog box opens. Select the Yes radio button, if it is not already selected, to print a test page. Then click Next. Figure 72. Finding and Initializing a Plug-and-Play Printer 13. The Finish dialog box opens. Click Finish. Figure 73.
1. Start the DX8100. 2. Log in as an Administrator level user. 3. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. For more information, refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. 4. Click Start > Settings > Printers. The Printer window opens. Double-click Add Printer.
6. The Local or Network Printer dialog box opens. Select the “Local printer” radio button, and then click Next. Figure 76. Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 7. The Select the Printer Port dialog box opens. Figure 77. Select the Printer Port Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 8.
11. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. Figure 78. Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 12. Scroll through the list of manufacturers and select the appropriate make. 13. Scroll through the list of printers and select the appropriate model. 14.
16. The Printer Sharing dialog box opens. Select the “Do not share this printer” radio button if it is not already selected, and then click Next. 17. The Print Test Page dialog box opens. Select the Yes radio button, if it is not already selected, to print a test page. Then click Next. 18.
1. Start the DX8100. 2. Log in as an Administrator level user. 3. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. For more information, refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. 4. Click Start > Settings > Printers. The Printer Setup window opens. Double-click Add Printer.
6. The Local or Network Printer dialog box opens. Select the “Network printer” radio button, and then click Next. Figure 85. Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Network) 7. The Locate Your Printer dialog box opens. Leave the Name text box blank and then click Next. Figure 86.
It may be necessary to double-click objects in the list to open each branch of the resource hierarchy. • If the printer driver software is not already installed on your DX8100, you will be prompted to download it. If prompted, click Yes to begin the driver download and follow any remaining instructions in the Add Printer Wizard 10.
This appendix describes how to connect an analog monitor to the optional DX8108-MUX/DX8116-MUX Card to view real-time video on an analog monitor. The MUX Card also displays real-time video on the VGA monitor. This is accomplished internally to the DX8100 and therefore no external connection is required.
Audio and video inputs are configured in a one-to-one relationship. For example, audio input seven corresponds to video channel seven. The DX8100 accepts up to 32 individual monaural audio inputs. Each input is designed to receive a line-level, analog audio signal that is sampled at a rate of 48 kHz (16 bits) by the DX8108-AUD’s digital analog converters (DAC).
DX8100’s audio inputs. In most applications, a preamplifier such as the Louroe Electronics ASK-4 be required to boost the signal of a microphone to a level that is acceptable for input into the DX8100. 3. Refer to the DX8100 Operation and Programming manual for information about configuring optional audio recording features.
The DX8100 delivers a line-level monaural signal through a standard 0.125-inch phone jack on the rear panel of the DVR. It is recommended that the audio output of the DX8100 be connected to an amplifier in order to boost the output signal to a level that is sufficient to drive a speaker.
UPS devices that exhibit the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo. The following instructions are meant as a general guide for connecting a UPS device to the DX8100 Series DVR. The example below illustrates the installation of an American Power Conversion UPS.
The slider can be adjusted to signal an alarm when UPS battery power falls below the level you select. It is suggested that you set the value that provides at least five minutes of power in order to shut down the DX8100 safely. Refer to the documentation supplied with your UPS to determine the percentage value that will provide at least five minutes of reserve power.
8. Select the “When the alarm goes off, the computer will:” check box under “Power level.” 9. Select Power Off from the drop-down list. 10. Click OK. 11. Click Apply. 12. Click OK. C2629M-A (6/07) Figure 97. Critical Battery Alarm Actions Dialog Box...
Appendix E: External Storage Expansion Using DX9200HDDI The DX9200HDDI can increase the DX8100’s storage capacity by up to 3.5 TB. This option is available for an 8- and 16-channel system. The DX9200HDDI is used for offline backup or realtime video storage. When used as a real time storage device, the frame rate of each channel on the DX8100 must adhere to the following: •...
Appendix F: Connecting a KBD300A Keyboard This section describes how to connect the KBD300A keyboard to the DX8100 DVR. The KBD300A allows you to control DX8100 display and camera functions. For example, you can select cameras from the site tree, select view panes and divisions, zoom in and out, and control PTZ operation from the KBD300A keyboard rather than a mouse.
You must set up the KBDKIT first. Figure 100 illustrates how to wire the user-supplied data cable and connect the 12 VAC transform to the wall block. Table G describes the items in the KBDKIT and provides information needed to connect the KBD300A to the DX8100. The only item not included in the KBDKIT is the data cable.
3. Replace the DIP switch cover plate. This concludes the hardware installation phase. Next, you must configure the DX8100 data communications setting for the KBD300A. For more information about setting the DX8100 data communications setting for the KBD300A, refer to the DX8100 Operations and Programming Manual or DX8100 Help.
Appendix G: Connecting ATM/POS Devices DX8100 version 2.0 supports connection to ATM/POS equipment using the AVE VSI-Pro. The VSI-Pro is designed to interface with many different types of cash registers and POS equipment and allows you to program the VSI-Pro to match your register's communications settings. The VSI-Pro handles the data communication between the ATM/POS device and DX8100, providing a standard compatible RS-422/RS-485 and RS-232 interface to the DX8100.
CONNECTING ATM/POS HARDWARE This section describes how to connect ATM/POS devices to the DX8100 server using the VSI-PRO. Direct connection between an ATM/POS device and the DX8100 without using the VSI-PRO is not supported. Go to URL http://www.Americanvideoequipment.com/technical_support/vsi_compatibility.htm to verify that your ATM/POS device is listed in the VSI Compatibility table.
DX8100 as data. Once recorded, the ATM/POS data is searchable and can be displayed synchronously with the recorded transaction video. Figure 104 illustrates a RS-232 ATM/POS device configuration. One or two ATM/POS devices can be connected to the DX8100. One camera is shown, but multiple cameras can be assigned to monitor the ATM/POS event from different physical positions.
In this configuration, the camera is connected directly to the DX8100 camera input. The ATM/POS data from each ATM/POS device is routed through its respective VSI-PRO to a DX8100 RS-422 port. ATM/POS output is recorded by the DX8100 as data. Once recorded, the ATM/POS data is searchable and can be displayed synchronous with the transaction video.
User-supplied RJ-45 cable that connects the PV140 to Port 1 to 4 of the DX8100 DVR. The cable is constructed with a two-wire pigtail on one end and an RJ-45 plug on the other. For information about the RJ-45 plug wiring, refer to Figure 11 on page 23.
DX8100 back panel, refer to Figure 11 on page 23. PV140 terminal TX-, which connects to the pin 7 (RX-) of the DX8100 RJ-45 connector. For information about the DX8100 back panel, refer to Figure 11 on page 23.
CONFIGURING DX8100 ATM/POS COMMUNICATION OPTIONS Once you have installed the ATM/POS device(s), you must configure the DX8100 to communicate with the ATM/POS device(s). This section describes how to set up DX8100 ATM/POS options. For more information about configuring DX8100 ATM/POS options, refer to the DX8100 Operations and Programming Manual or the DX8100 server online Help.
5. In the Port/Device page, do the following: In the Communication Port Configuration section, click Configure. The Device Configuration dialog box opens. In the Device Mode drop-down box, select a mode. Single mode is the default mode. Click Apply. 6. In the Device Configuration page, do the following: Click Data Format.
To create a data format, click Add. The Data Format dialog box opens. 7. Using the information from the transaction record or other source, set the parameters for the following Data Format sections (as applicable): • Transaction Format • Monetary Format •...
9. In the Device Configuration page, do the following: Click the Settings tab. The Available ATM/POS Device table is displayed. In the Device ID column, click the check box to select an ATM/POS device. Double-click the Data Format cell for the selected ATM/POS device. The Data Format cell drop-down box is displayed. Click in the Data Format cell to display the available data formats.
11. Click Event-Recording Link Settings. The Event-Recording Link Settings page is displayed. 12. In the ATM/POS Record Link Settings area, do the following: In the ATM/POS Address drop-down box, select an ATM/POS01 address. In the Enable Record/Live on Source ATM/POS Event area, click a camera to link the camera to the ATM/POS address. Click Apply.
16. Drag the camera linked to an ATM/POS address to a view pane. 17. From the DX8100 menu bar, click View > OSD > POS. ATM/POS transaction data is displayed in the view pane for the camera linked to the ATM/POS address.
Rack Mount: Unit Weight: Shipping Weight: *It is recommended that an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) device be used with the DX8100 with a 700 VA or better rating. **Relays are grounded. (Design and product specifications subject to change without notice.
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