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Fire Safety & Security Products
Highlight Pre-Event in the Record menu and press the
The Pre-Event setup screen appears.
If you do not have Event set up in the Record Schedule, a message will display
alerting you to this fact.
Pre-Event setup screen
When the DVR is in the Event Record mode it is possible to have it record images
before the event occurs. The Pre-Event screen allows you to define how to handle
You can turn individual cameras On or Off for pre-event recording. The image
speed can be set from 0.10 to 25.00 ips (30.00 ips NTSC), and image quality can
be selected from Very High, High, Standard and Low.
You can set the amount of time to record prior to the event by adjusting the dwell.
You can set the dwell from 5 seconds to 30 minutes. The longer the dwell set, the
fewer maximum ips can be set.
When the DVR is in the Time or Time & Event mode, it ignores the pre-event settings and follows the
You can save your changes by highlighting Save and pressing the
Selecting Cancel exits the screen without saving the changes.