Connecting to the network port
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The DVR can be networked using the 10/100Mb Ethernet connector. Connect a
Cat5 cable with an RJ-45 jack to the DVR connector. The DVR can be networked
with a computer for remote monitoring, searching, configuration and software
upgrades. See the Section 8: Configuration for configuring the Ethernet
The Network connecter is not designed to be connected directly with cable or wire intended for
Factory reset switch
The DVR has a factory reset switch to the left of the USB port on the rear panel.
This switch will only be used on the rare occasions that you want to return all the
settings to the original factory settings.
When using the Factory Reset, you will lose any settings you have saved.
To reset the unit, you will need a straightened paperclip:
Turn the DVR off.
Turn it on again.
While the DVR is initializing, the front panel LEDs will blink.
When any of the Camera 1 to 8 LEDs blink, poke the straightened paperclip in
the unlabeled hole to the left of the USB port.
Hold the switch until all the LEDs on the front panel are lit.
When the DVR successfully resets to factory defaults all the LEDs on the front panel flash five times.
Release the reset switch.
All of the DVR's settings are now at the original settings it had when it left the