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LDV-S504_W/WIDE_ENG_MFL-01_0607 (V1.0)
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  • Page 1 LDV-S504_W/WIDE_ENG_MFL-01_0607 (V1.0) DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL: LDV-S504 LDV-S503 Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely.
  • Page 2 REGULATORY INFORMATION: FCC Part 15 CAUTION This equipment has been tested and found to com- RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN ply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pur- suant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK designed to provide reasonable protection against OF ELECTRIC SHOCK...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL. AND THOSE MARKED ON THE PRODUCT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in elec- tric shock or fire hazard.
  • Page 4 - This may cause fire, electric shock, or serious replacement from your dealer. injuries. - LG Electronics is not responsible for deleted data caused by user’s mishandling. • Check for any danger signs such as moist floor, loosened or damaged power cable, or unstable sur- face.
  • Page 5 • Placing the system near electronic devices such as radio or TV may cause breakdown to the product. • Do not disassemble the product without seeking assistance from LG Electronics. • Do not place any heavy object on the system.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION SEARCH AND PLAYBACK Features ......7 PLAYBACK ......39 Front panel .
  • Page 7: Features

    - For more details see page 64. of motion sensitivity. - Dome camera telemetry control (Dome OSD • Recording image rate & quality adjustment per control). individual camera. Model LDV-S504 (16 Channel) is used for the description, operation and details provided in this operating guide.
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Front Panel x LDV-S504 x LDV-S503 SHIFT LAN Indicator If you use the Sub-function of the channel but- Lights when the network is connected. ton, the button is activated with this button. HDD Indicator Channel buttons Blinks when the HDD is accessed.
  • Page 9 (6) INFO JOG dial Display or remove the System information. Forward or Backward frame search. In pause mode, plays recorded images frame (7) IRIS - / (8) IRIS + by frame when rotated. Increase or decrease Adjust Iris position. the options value. (9) ALM.OFF Shuttle ring Cancels alarm activation and returns the sys-...
  • Page 10: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel x LDV-S504 SENSOR-IN f g h j k l x LDV-S503 SENSOR-IN f g h j k l VIDEO INPUT LAN port Connect the cameras video output to these Connect the ethernet 10/100Mbps network BNC connectors. cable for controlling this unit using a PC via net- work.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote Control MAIN M/C/> Search forward the recorded Displays the MAIN menu to set images or skip the recorded the screen mode of monitor images. among full, 4, 6, 8, 9 or 16 screens. Number buttons (0,1-9) SPOT To select the PTZ preset number, ID or channel.
  • Page 12: Hookup And Settings

    HOOKUP AND SETTINGS Precautions Precautions • Depending on your camera and other equipments which are various ways you can con- nect the unit. Please refer to the manuals of your camera or other devices as necessary for additional connection information. •...
  • Page 13: Connecting Rs-422/485 Device

    Connecting RS-422/485 Connecting Sensor Input and Connecting RS-422/485 Connecting Sensor Input and device Alarm Output device Alarm Output Alarm terminals are used to connect the alarming This DVR has two DATA terminals. Use this port to connect PTZ cameras, DVRs or key- devices such as sensors, door switches, etc.
  • Page 14: Connecting Usb Device

    Alarm output Connecting USB device Connecting USB device Connect up to 8 separate alarms (LDV-S503 : 4 sep- arate alarms) to the Alarm Output. USB memory device Alarm signal output at an event occurrence. Insert the memory device into the USB port. The sys- tem automatically recognizes the device.
  • Page 15: About The Internal Hard Disk Drive

    About the internal hard disk Install or Replace the hard About the internal hard disk Install or Replace the hard drive disk drive drive disk drive The internal hard disk drive (HDD) is a fragile piece Install the hard disk drive of equipment.
  • Page 16 4. Remove the screws and detach the hard disk • In case of 3 HDDs installation. mounting brackets from the unit. A Attach the first HDD onto the upper side of the Primary HDD mounting bracket and set the Primary Master HDD. B Attach the second HDD onto the lower side of the Primary HDD mounting bracket and set the Primary Slave HDD.
  • Page 17 6. Connect the extension HDD power cable. • In case of 3 HDD installed. Connect the IDE cable to the IDE terminal of HDD using the Primary IDE cable and Secondary IDE cable. To Primary Primary IDE cable Master HDD To Primary Slave HDD To Secondary...
  • Page 18 8. Attach the hard disk mounting brackets in Replace the hard disk drive reverse order from step 4 to step 3. 9. Connect the power cable. Turn the power of the unit off and detach the power plug from the outlet. 1.
  • Page 19: Before Operating System

    5. Remove the HDD from the hard disk mounting Before Operating System Before Operating System bracket. You can select the Main monitor type to display the main screen. 1. Insert the power plug to an outlet. (Make sure the power source is AC 100~240V, 50/60Hz) 2.
  • Page 20: System Operation

    The power indicators green VGA output does not come out. Set to VGA light and system booting will be started. The LG Monitor, Composite output does not come out. logo image will be displayed on the main monitor SPOT-OUT is always out regardless of monitor set- during the system booting.
  • Page 21: General Explanation Of Live Screen On Th Main Monitor

    General Explanation of Live Screen on the main Monitor General Explanation of Live Screen on the main Monitor Main monitor screen System Control Bar - N (Normal partition) : Used Size/Total Size. - E (Event partition) : Displays the current date Used Size/Total Size.
  • Page 22: Live Screen Mode Select

    Live Screen mode select Spot Monitor Live Screen mode select You can select the live screen mode to full or 4-split Main Monitor screens on the spot monitor. 1. Press SPOT or Click the SPOT icon in the system You can select the live screen mode to full, 4-split, 6- control bar.
  • Page 23: Ptz Camera Control

    PTZ Camera control PTZ Camera control Register preset positions of camera. You can control the cameras connected via data port MOVE of RS-422/485 terminal. You must set the configura- Move the camera to the preset position. tion between the PTZ camera and the DVR. CLEAR 1.
  • Page 24: Viewing The System Information

    To clear the preset position iewing the System iewing the System Information Information You can clear a memorized preset position. 1. Press CLEAR button or Click the [CLEAR] icon. You can view the system information. 2. Use number buttons to enter the memorized pre- 1.
  • Page 25: Menu Configuration

    Menu Configuration Setting the menu using the front Menu Configuration panel buttons or remote control but- The features and options of the DVR are configured tons through the menu. The operations of this unit can be set via a menu dis- played on the main monitor.
  • Page 26: Camera Settings

    Camera Settings Camera Settings Settings for the PTZ cameras connected via data port Camera of RS-422/485 terminal. The channel name, covert and input audio channel settings are configured. Channel : Select the desired channel to set the connected PTZ camera. Ch : Display the channel number.
  • Page 27: Recording Video

    Recording Video Settings concerning normal recording and event Select the video format between NTSC or PAL recording. according to your video system format. 1. Select the Video Format The confirmation message is displayed. 2. Select [OK] and press ENTER. After the HDD have formatted, system will reboot. Ch : Display the channel number.
  • Page 28: Schedule Settings

    Schedule Settings 6. Press ENTER or Click the left mouse button Schedule Settings repeatedly to select gray color for setting the end of schedule time. The settings cell block is high- The DVR can record as a schedule set by the user. It lighted.
  • Page 29: Copying The Recording Schedule

    Copying the recording schedule 5. Use b / B / v / V to select [OK] button and press ENTER. Copy from the scheduled data of the channel Virtual keyboard menu appears. You can copy the schedule data of the channel to the other channel(s) within the selected day of week.
  • Page 30: Display Settings

    Display Settings Spot Monitor Display Settings Dwell Time : You can set the channel sequence time to 2 seconds, 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 30 sec- onds or 1 minute. Language : Select a language for the Setup menu Event Popup : Displays event popup to the spot and information display.
  • Page 31: Event Settings

    Event Settings Area : Select the desired motion detection area on Event Settings the preview window screen. Sensor b / B / v / V : Moves the yellow cell box to other cell zone. ENTER : Selecting or cancelling the motion detection area at the current cell position.
  • Page 32: Network Settings

    Network Settings Network Settings Note : When you change the TCP/IP Port or Web Sever TCP/IP Port Number, the all connections with the PC Client programs or web browser will be connected. DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Server) DHCP : DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
  • Page 33 Sensor On : SMTP Port No. : Enter the SMTP Port Number - ON : Sending the E-mail when an sensor has using the virtual keyboard. Typically the TCP port occurred. used for SMTP is 25. However in some cases it is - OFF : Not used.
  • Page 34: System Settings

    System Settings System Settings Button Beep Date/Time - ON : Make a sound when using the buttons. - OFF : Turn off the button beep. Sensor Buzzer - ON : Make a sound when an sensor occur. - OFF : Turn off the sensor buzzer. Motion Buzzer - ON : Make a sound when an motion detect.
  • Page 35 Update Configuration Export : Export the configuration data from this DVR to the USB memory stick. Factory Default : You can reset the DVR to its original factory settings. Some options cannot be reset (Date, Time, Daylight saving, Time zone and User password settings).
  • Page 36 Log In/Out Notes : • Use the recommended external USB devices for preventing malfunction (See page 64). • You cannot format the CD-R, DVD-R or DVD+R discs. • An external media has to be formatted on this unit for preventing malfunction. •...
  • Page 37 Daily/Weekly backup System ID 1. Connect the USB device for backup. You cannot use the CD or DVD writer for daily or weekly backup. 2. Select WEEKLY or DAILY on the schedule options. 3. Select the backup device. 4. Enter the date and/or time to start backup on the schedule start option.
  • Page 38: Recording

    RECORDING Images from a camera will be recorded on the built-in hard disk. Note : External recording devices can be used as copy area of images recorded on the hard disk. It is impossible to record images on the external recording devices directly.
  • Page 39: Search And Playback

    SEARCH AND PLAYBACK YBACK Instant playback in POP (Picture YBACK Over Picture) Instant playback in PIP (Picture In Use the ZOOM +/- buttons, to enlarge or reduce the Picture) PIP window as below. It is possible to play recorded image without stopping x1 size y x4 size y x9 size y Full screen size.
  • Page 40: Search

    SEARCH Date and Time Search SEARCH Use to search recording picture by specifying date, The various search functions of this unit can be used hour and minute. to go to the beginning of the desired picture. This unit is equipped with 4 search functions. When the SEARCH button is pressed, the search menu is displayed.
  • Page 41: Smart Search

    7. Select the recording data on the event list then Notes : press PLAY, click the [Play] or double click the • Recorded data shown on the time graph will be dis- selected data to start playback. played in different colors depending on the record- The picture is displayed in the POP window of ing type.
  • Page 42: Bookmark Search

    6. Select the [Search] then press ENTER. 3. Press STOP (x) to stop playback and return to The motion detect list menu is displayed. bookmark list menu. 4. Press SETUP/ESC to exit Bookmark search menu. Notes : • Backup data can not be playback by bookmark search.
  • Page 43: Search

    Available functions during search playback Button Function x STOP Stop playback [[ PAUSE Pause playback. . Go to First Jump to the beginning of the current data that recorded in same date. (Press the button more than 2 seconds). > Go to Last Jump to the last 1 minute of the current data that recorded in same date.
  • Page 44: Export

    EXPORT • An external media has to be formatted on this unit EXPORT for preventing malfunction. This unit can copy recorded images from built-in HDD • DVD+RW and DVD-RW discs have to be initialized to the external recording devices manually. before using.
  • Page 45: Client Program

    3. Designate a folder for Client Program and click S504 and LDV-S503. This manual is written based on [Next] icon. LDV-S504 (16 channels). The description pictures may differ from your OS (Operating System) type. The pictures used in this manual are based on Windows XP.
  • Page 46: Connecting To The Dvr

    Connecting to the DVR 5. Select [OK] to confirm Connecting to the DVR the settings. The registered Site Register the Site Name Name is displayed. You should register a Site Name to control DVR by Client program. Note : 1. Double-Click the [LDV-S500 Network Client] icon In case of entering the Server name instead of IP to start Client program.
  • Page 47 Main Screen of DVR Client program • Live mode - Camera View : You can see the surveillance cameras image in the window(s) and the camera information. - Pan/Tilt/Zoom : You can control the PTZ cameras. - Log View : Displays system log list. •...
  • Page 48: Live Mode

    Live Mode 7. Repeat 3-5 step to set the other live windows. Live Mode Note : Configuration of camera view is set the first time only. This configuration setup is memorized for next time and displayed as it is. Using the Camera View 1.
  • Page 49 Using the Pan/Tilt/Zoom function Displays selected preset number Number buttons You can control the PTZ cameras via network. Input the preset number. Register preset positions of camera. MOVE Move the camera to the preset position. CLEAR Delete a memorized preset position. TOUR Start preset tour.
  • Page 50 To clear the preset position Using the Log View function You can delete a memorized preset position. You can see the system log list of selected site name in the Remote Setup tab via network. 1. Click the [CLEAR] icon. 1.
  • Page 51: Search Mode

    Search Mode 4. Use the Timeline and Time input column to search Search Mode recorded data. You can search the data of selected site name in the Remote Setup tab via network. 5. You can playback the searched data using the playback control buttons.
  • Page 52 Using the Bookmark Search function Using the Smart Search function Search the desired picture with a registered book- Picture recorded via motion detection can be mark by the bookmark function. searched by specifying the motion detection condi- tions. 1. Select the Bookmark Search tab. 1.
  • Page 53: Remote Setup Mode

    7. Click the Search icon. Camera Setting The smart search data is displayed. 1. Select a channel to settings. If you want to prevent a channel from other users, mark up the convert option. The marked up chan- nels are displayed “Video Loss” on the live win- 8.
  • Page 54: Schedule Setup

    Recording Frame Rate Settings Display Settings 1. Click the [Frame Rate Settings] button. The Recording Frame Rate Settings window appears. 1. Set the OSD options for the client live display win- dows. If you mark up the [Channel Name] and [Channel Status] options, it will be displayed on the live channel windows.
  • Page 55: Event Setup

    Schedule Copy Settings Event setup 1. Select the source day to copy. 1. Set the Event options. 2. Select the destination day among the day of Sensor In : Displays the number of SENSOR- week, weekday or weekend options. IN terminal. 3.
  • Page 56: Network Setup

    Network setup Notification Set the notification options. Sensor On : Sending the E-mail when an sen- sor has been detected. Motion Detect : Sending the E-mail when an Motion detection has occurred. Video Loss : Sending the E-mail when a video signal from the camera has stopped because of a cable disconnection or malfunction of a camera.
  • Page 57 System setup Buzzer Settings Select the buzzer options. Button Beep : Make a sound when using the but- tons. Sensor Buzzer : Make a sound when an alarm occurs. Motion Buzzer : Make a sound when an motion detects. Log Out Auto Logout : You can set the logout time.
  • Page 58: Additional Program

    (See page 33). 1. Double-Click the [LDV-S500 Emergency Agent] icon to start Emergency Agent program. The LG logo icon is displayed in the system tray on the bottom right of the screen. 2. Whenever notification function occurs, a message box is displayed on the bottom right of the screen.
  • Page 59 Port Setting Delete the Message from the list 1. Select the message(s) you want to delete. 2. Click the DELETE button. The confirmation window is displayed. 1. Click the PORT button. The Option window is displayed. 3. Click [Yes] button to delete message. 2.
  • Page 60: Export Viewer Program

    Export V iewer program • Video information Export V iewer program You can playback from the export data on the PC using this program. Main Screen of Export Viewer - File Name : Displays the file name. - Time : Displays the recorded date and time of data.
  • Page 61: Reference

    REFERENCE roubleshooting roubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Resolution Symptom • Check the power cable is connected correctly. The system power does not turn on. • Check the input voltage is correct. •...
  • Page 62 Resolution Symptom • Check the audio recording option is correctly set for the camera you wish to Audio data recorded record audio. with video data is not playing. • Check the microphone and speaker port on the rear of system are connected correctly.
  • Page 63 Resolution Symptom E-mail sent from this • E-mail reception failed without SMTP server setting. product does not - Make sure the network is correctly set. received. - Make sure the mail address is correctly input. - Check the spam mail setting of inputted mail address. (If you set the spam mail, some mail’s are deleted automatically or classified in spam mail box) - Some of the SMTP mail service company is not support an E-mail from the...
  • Page 64: Recommended Devices

    Recommended Devices Recommended Devices • Supported USB Memory list Maker Model Name Capacity USB Version Sandisk Cruzer Micro 256MB/512MB/1GB Ver 2.0 Sony Ultra Mini USM 256MB/512MB/1GB Ver 2.0 Transcend JF 120 2.0 256MB/512MB/1GB Ver 2.0 Imation Mini Drive 256MB/512MB/1GB Ver 2.0 •...
  • Page 65: Factory Default Configuration Settings

    Factory Default Configuration Settings Factory Default Configuration Settings Classification Detailed Items Default Setting 1st level 2nd level 3rd level Name CH 01 ~ CH 16 Camera Covert Audio 01 ~ 08, NONE Channel Video Adj. Brightness Contrast Color Channel Port NONE Camera Control ID...
  • Page 66 Classification Detailed Items Default Setting 1st level 2nd level 3rd level DHCP IP Address Null Subnet Mask Null Gateway Null TCP/IP Primary DNS Null Secondary DNS Null TCP/IP Port No. 9001 Network Web Server Port No. Bandwidth DDNS User Name Null Password Null...
  • Page 67 Classification Detailed Items Default Setting 1st level 2nd level 3rd level Date 2006.01.01 Time Date Format YYYY/MM/DD Date/Time Daylight Saving Time Zone Time Server PUBLIC SERVER Private Time Server Null Sync. Interval 1 Day NTP Test Button Beep Buzzer Sensor Buzzer Motion Buzzer Administrator “0000”...
  • Page 68: Recording Time Table (250Gb Hdd)

    Recording T ime T able (250GB HDD) Recording T ime T able (250GB HDD) Recording Time (Hr) Resolution Quality Video (NTSC/PAL) Video+Audio (NTSC/PAL) (NTSC/PAL) (NTSC/PAL) 9 ch 16 ch 9 ch 16 ch 30 / 25 182 / 142 102 / 79 166 / 132 93 / 74 20 / 20...
  • Page 69 Recording Time (Hr) Resolution Quality Video (NTSC/PAL) Video+Audio(NTSC/PAL) (NTSC/PAL) (NTSC/PAL) 9 ch 16 ch 9 ch 16 ch 15 / 12.5 217 / 156 122 / 88 195 / 145 109 / 81 7.5 / 6 305 / 233 172 / 131 264 / 208 148 / 117 Lowest...
  • Page 70: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Model LDV-S503 LDV-S504 Input Loop Through Video Composite Output S-Video Spot Audio Input Output Input Alarm Output Pre-Alarm Recording Up to 60 sec Up to 60 sec Up to 270 IPS @ 352x240 Up to 480 IPS @ 352x240...
  • Page 71 P/NO: MFL30580101 0607 (V1.0)

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