Caution and care HEAVY OBJECTS SHOULD NEVER BE PLACED ON THE UNIT (E.G., MONITOR) NEVER TOUCH OR INSERT ANY OBJECT INSIDE THE UNIT Touching the inside of the cabinet or inserting foreign objects of any kind through the disc loading slot or ventilation holes not only creates a safety hazard but can also cause extensive damage.
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Caution and care (continued) DISCLAIMER In any event, Mitsubishi assumes no responsibility or reliability for the following: 1. Disassembly, repair, or alteration of this unit by user or installer. 2. Failure or breakdown in or damage to this unit resulting from misuse or careless handling by user or installer. 3.
Contents Caution and care ... 2 Contents ... 5 Note ... 6 Software License Agreement ... 7 How to set the menus ... 8 Setting the menus ... 8 Setting the menu using a mouse ... 8 Setting the menu using the front panel buttons ... 8 Displaying a menu screen ...
Note Thank you for purchasing Mitsubishi digital recorder DX-TL4516E (hereinafter referred to as “ Product ” ). Before using this Product, please be sure to read the following Software License Agreement with regard to the software contained in this Product (hereinafter referred to as “ Licensed Software ” ). By using this Product, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of the following Software License Agreement.
Software License Agreement This Software License Agreement (“Agreement”) is an agreement between you (“User”) and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (“Licensor”) with regard to the license to use Licensed Software. Article 1 (Grant of license) Licensor hereby grants to User a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use Licensed Software. Article 2 (License) 1.
How to set the menus Setting the menus The operations of this unit can be set via a menu displayed on OUTPUT A monitor. You can select and set the menu by using the buttons on the front panel or using a USB mouse connected to the unit. When using the front panel buttons, the numbers 1-16 (camera number buttons) and letters A to E (SPLIT screen buttons) represent the GUI button of the menu screen.
Displaying a menu screen User Menu Search Copy Information Protect Data PTZ Control Closing a menu screen Setup Menu Recording Timer Motion Det System Menu Data Selecting an item Exit Reset to Factory Setting On Screen Display Setting Multiplexer Setting Password Setting Rear Terminal Setting Setup Menu...
How to set the menus (continued) Inputting numbers Number input area Time Date Setting Time Date Setting 0 1 - 0 1 Set time and date. Day Light Saving Setting Setting parameters Time Date Setting Time Date Setting 0 1 - 0 1 Set time and date.
Symbols in the menus Motion Search (Main - Normal) Camera Select Search Start Position 0 1 - 0 1 Setup date search starts from. Motion Detection Settings Next > Same as Recording Setting Motion A Search Some symbols appear in the menu screens. The meanings are as follows. (Help) When you press the HELP button or click this symbol, the detailed information on the menu appears.
Setting the time and date Time/Date Setting This item is used to set the present date, time, and auto day- light saving. Auto daylight saving function is used to automati- cally gain the clock of the unit an hour for the speciﬁed time period.
Using the basic multiplexer functions Basic multiplexer functions This function is used to activate multiplexer functions using the buttons on the front panel. DIGITAL ZOOM button Camera number buttons SPLIT screen buttons SEQUENCE button OUTPUT A/B button Move buttons Multiplexer buttons 1.
Controlling the camera This function is used to control the cameras connected via RS-232C or RS-422/485 terminal. PTZ control using the menu User Menu PTZ Control Go to PTZ Control Zoom, iris, focus adjustment, AutoPan Preset Select PTZ Camera 1. Pan or tilt the PTZ camera connected. step •...
Recording the picture manually Basic manual recording This function is to setup the recording parameters of recording setting pattern A to start recording manually. Ensure all the cameras are connected and time and date has been set correctly. Before you start recording, check the repeat recording settings in the <Data Management Setting for Main Memory>...
Playing back the recorded data Basic playback This function is used to playback recorded data. This unit allows recorded data to be played back using various methods. The basic playback described below is the most common method for playback. 1. Press the PLAY button inside of the front door. step •...
Searching the desired picture Basic search This function is used to search the start point of needed picture. This unit is equipped with 5 search functions (Search by Time and Date, Search by Alarm List, Find data storage location, Search by Book Mark, and Search by Motion). In this section, the common search methods, search by time and date and search by alarm list, are described.
Searching the desired picture (continued) Search by Alarm List This unit stores the start time of alarm recording and emergency recording in the alarm list when such recording begins. This item is used to search the desired picture using the list of alarm recording (emergency recording). The search result displays in still frame playback of the single screen display.
Copying the recorded data This item is used to copy the data from the main device to a copy device. Copy Data to Copy 1 Drive/Set Copy 1 Drive This item is used to copy the data to Copy 1 device by speci- fying the start and end points.
Copying the recorded data (continued) Copy Data to Copy 2 Drive/Set Copy 2 Drive This item is used to copy the data to Copy 2 device by speci- fying only the start point. The point is speciﬁed by the date and time or the bookmark.
Copying the data of this unit to a video cassette This function is used to copy the data of this unit to a video cassette using an analogue video cassette recorder. Data can be copied even when the unit is in recording. For the recording operation, see the instruction manual for the ana- logue video cassette recorder used.
Copying the recorded data (continued) Playback software When copying the data to CD/DVD or USB memory, the needed PC playback software is automatically copied on to the disc. Refer to the following for using the software. System requirements • OS: Microsoft Windows 2000 or Windows XP. •...
In synchronized audio playback, the frequency of picture refreshing is reduced depending on the processing power of PC. When you want to playback giving priority to picture, select [Not Synchro.]. The settings on this panel remain intact for the next start- Audio playback channel and picture display channel are not related.
Communications by Web Browser Communications by Web Browser The Web browser on the personal computer can capture the pictures that have been recorded and live pictures from the camera that is connected to this recorder. Also, some of the recorder settings can be made via the personal computer. The personal computer product requirements •...
. (If you make an error in entering the user ID or step password • • • ) • The “[Caution]” screen appears. . Select “Login” and either left-click or press ENTER. step • The “[Login]” screen appears. . Follow step 2-1 and enter the correct “User ID” and step “Password.”...
Communications by Web Browser (continued) Live Monitoring Retrieves live pictures and displays the pictures on the PC screen. 1. Select “Live Monitoring” and left-click. step • The “[Live]” screen appears. When picture acquisition is tried for the first time with the Web browser of a personal computer, a message as shown below may be displayed.
Playback Retrieves, plays back and searches for pictures that have been recorded by the recorder. 1. Select “Playback” and left-click. step • The “[Playback]” screen appears. 2. Press the button. step • Playback starts. <Function description> : Press to start playback. : Press to start speed search in the forward direc- tion at speeds of x2, x4, x8 and x16.
Communications by Web Browser (continued) Alarm List Search Click “Alarm List” and the “Alarm List Search” screen appears in the sub-screen. 1. Set the desired date/time and number of alarm list step items to be acquired, and then click “Refresh” to acquire the alarm list.
User Registration This is the screen for changing the settings for registered user authorization, and for deleting a registration. It can also be used for registering new users. 1. Select “User Registration” and left-click. step • The “[User Registration]” screen appears. .
Communications by Web Browser (continued) Recorder Title & Camera Titles This is the screen for setting or changing the recorder and the camera titles. 1. Select “Recorder Title & Camera Titles” and left- step click. • The “[Recorder Title & Camera Titles]” screen appears.
To view the attached picture: In the PC with DX-PC55E (version 2.1 or later) installed, click or double click the ﬁle. In the PC without DX-PC55E installed, drag the ﬁle and drop it into the “MPicViewer.exe” which is stored in the supplied CD. The displayed picture can be printed or can be saved in general image formats.
Communications by Web Browser (continued) Access Mode Setup This is the screen for changing the SSL settings. 1. Select the item to be changed in the “Access Mode step Setup.” • Use SSL for Web Access: Sets the level of the encoding function (SSL). “No SSL”: Does not use the encoding function.
Logout In this screen, assign “Logout” settings to end the job. 1. Select “Logout” and left-click. step • The “[Logout]” screen appears. 2. Close the Web Browser. step If the browser is closed incorrectly (not logging out cor- rectly), the user’s session ID is saved for 5 minutes. If the Log in is made with the same user ID within that 5 min- utes, operation limits may take effect.
Troubleshooting If problems with the unit persist even after you’ve followed the suggestions below, disconnect the power cord and contact the retailer from whom you purchased the unit. Description of problem The unit does not be turned Power is on, but the unit does not operate.
Description of problem Consult the following The unit does not perform • Is the LOCK indicator light on? playback. • Has the data been erased? • Is the correct playback device selected? The copy device dose not • Has the recording medium been inserted correctly into the unit? respond.
Warnings and CALL OUT output Warnings and their appropriate countermeasures #1 Options in the CALL OUT output column: • Selectable: Selects to output CALL OUT signal or not on the menu screen. • Fixed: Outputs CALL OUT signal from the CALL OUT terminal regardless of the menu setting. •...
Warning Display No Camera Signal Camera signal is lost or distorted. Please check the camera and cable connection. It can use as it is though a slight error occurred. System suspended due to unstable processing. Recording will be resumed. was disconnected. System suspended due to unstable processing.