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Configuration Guide (Advanced)
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NDA-31816
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  • Page 1 Network Video Recorder Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series NDA-31816 ISSUE 1.0...
  • Page 3 NEC Corporation reserves the right to change the specifications, functions, or features at any time without notice. NEC Corporation has prepared this document for use by its employees and customers. The information contained herein is the property of NEC Corporation and shall not be reproduced without prior written approval of NEC Corporation.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Product Key Features General......................... Feature-1 Local Monitoring ......................Feature-1 HDD Management ....................... Feature-1 Recording, Capture and Playback................Feature-2 Backup ......................... Feature-2 Alarm and Exception ....................Feature-3 Other Local Functions....................Feature-3 Network Functions...................... Feature-3 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 6 ISSUE 1.0 Chapter 1 Introduction Section 1 Front Panel ....................1-1 Front Panel 1....................1-1 Front Panel 2 ....................1-4 Section 2 USB Mouse Operation ................1-7 Section 3 Input Methods ..................1-9 Rear Panel ....................1-10 3.1.1 Rear Panel 1 .....................1-10 3.1.2 Rear Panel 2 .....................1-11 Chapter 2 Getting Started...
  • Page 7 Chapter 4 PTZ Controls Section 1 Configuring PTZ Settings ............... 4-1 Section 2 Setting PTZ Presets, Patrols and Patterns ........... 4-2 Customizing Presets..................4-2 Calling Presets .................... 4-3 Customizing Patrols ..................4-4 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 8 ISSUE 1.0 Calling Patrols ..................... 4-5 Customizing Patterns .................. 4-6 Calling Patterns ................... 4-6 Customizing Linear Scan Limit ..............4-7 Calling Linear Scan ..................4-8 One-touch Park ................... 4-9 Section 3 PTZ Control Panel ................. 4-10 Chapter 5 Recording and Capture Settings Section 1 Introduction .....................
  • Page 9 Using a Mouse ....................... 6-17 Using the Front Panel .................... 6-17 Digital Zoom ....................6-18 File Management ..................6-18 Reverse Playback of Multi-Channel ............6-19 Chapter 7 Backup Section 1 Backing Up Recorded Files ..............7-1 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 10 ISSUE 1.0 Quick Export....................7-1 Backing Up Using Normal Video/Picture Search ........7-3 Backing Up Using Event Search ..............7-7 Backing Up Video Clips or Captured Playback Pictures ......7-8 Section 2 Managing Backup Devices ..............7-10 Section 3 Hot Spare Device Backup ..............7-11 Setting Hot Spare Device ................
  • Page 11 Section 16 Defocus Detection ................. 9-12 Section 17 PIR Alarm ....................9-13 Chapter 10 VCA Search Section 1 Introduction ................... 10-1 Section 2 Face Search ................... 10-1 Section 3 Behavior Search ..................10-3 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 12 ISSUE 1.0 Section 4 People Counting ................... 10-5 Section 5 Heat Map ....................10-6 Chapter 11 Network Settings Section 1 Configuring General Settings .............. 11-1 Section 2 Configuring Advanced Settings ............11-3 Configuring PPPoE Settings ..............11-3 Configuring Cloud P2P ................11-3 Configuring DDNS ..................
  • Page 13 Setting HDD Property ................13-8 Section 5 Configuring Quota Mode ..............13-10 Section 6 Configuring Disk Clone ..............13-11 Section 7 Checking HDD Status ................. 13-13 Checking HDD Status in HDD Information Screen........13-13 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 14 ISSUE 1.0 Checking HDD Status in HDD Screen ............ 13-14 Section 8 HDD Detection ..................13-14 S.M.A.R.T Settings................... 13-14 Bad Sector Detection ................13-16 Section 9 Configuring HDD Error Alarms ............13-17 Chapter 14 Camera Settings Section 1 Configuring OSD Settings ..............14-1 Section 2 Configuring Privacy Mask ..............
  • Page 15 Deleting a User ..................16-9 Editing a User .................... 16-9 Appendix A Glossary and Troubleshooting Section 1 Glossary ....................A-1 Section 2 Troubleshooting ..................A-2 Section 3 List of Compatible IP Cameras ............. A-9 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 16: Issue

    ISSUE 1.0 Table of Contents...
  • Page 17 Login Screen ................2-9 Figure 2-14 User Account Protection .............. 2-9 Figure 2-15 Logout ................... 2-10 Figure 2-16 IP Camera Management Screen ..........2-11 Figure 2-17 Activate the Camera ..............2-12 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series xiii...
  • Page 18: Live View

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 2-18 Set New Password ..............2-12 Figure 2-19 Quickly Add IP Camera Screen ..........2-13 Figure 2-20 Adding IP Camera Screen ............2-14 Figure 2-21 Selecting Multiple Channels ............2-15 Figure 2-22 Add IP Camera (Custom) Screen ..........2-15 Figure 2-23 Successfully Added IP Cameras ..........
  • Page 19 Alarm Settings ................ 5-11 Figure 5-17 Alarm Settings – Alarm Input ............ 5-11 Figure 5-18 Settings Screen ............... 5-12 Figure 5-19 Copy Alarm Input ..............5-12 Figure 5-20 Manual Record ................ 5-13 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 20 ISSUE 1.0 Figure 5-21 Continuous Capture ..............5-13 Figure 5-22 Holiday Settings ..............5-14 Figure 5-23 Edit Holiday Settings ..............5-15 Figure 5-24 HDD General ................5-16 Figure 5-25 HDD General – Editing .............. 5-16 Figure 5-26 Record Parameters ..............5-17 Figure 5-27 HDD General ................
  • Page 21 Set Working Mode for Device ............. 7-12 Figure 7-16 Add Working Device ..............7-13 Figure 7-17 No Record ................7-13 Figure 7-18 Backing Up ................7-14 Figure 7-19 Synchronizing ................. 7-14 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series xvii...
  • Page 22: Section 2 Face Recognition

    ISSUE 1.0 Chapter 8 Alarm Settings Figure 8-1 Motion Detection Setup Screen ............ 8-1 Figure 8-2 Set Camera Trigger for Motion Detection ........8-2 Figure 8-3 Set Arming Schedule for Motion Detection ........8-3 Figure 8-4 Alarm Status Screen - System Configuration ......... 8-4 Figure 8-5 Alarm Input Setup Screen ............
  • Page 23: Section 4 People Counting

    Figure 11-17 HTTPS Settings Screen ............11-14 Figure 11-18 Create Self-signed Certificate ..........11-15 Figure 11-19 Installed Certificate Property ........... 11-15 Figure 11-20 Network Settings Screen ............11-16 Figure 11-21 Email Settings Screen ............11-17 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 24 ISSUE 1.0 Figure 11-22 Email Test Attention ............... 11-18 Figure 11-23 UPnP Settings Screen ............. 11-18 Figure 11-24 UPnP Settings – Auto ............. 11-19 Figure 11-25 External Port Settings Dialog Box ..........11-20 Figure 11-26 UPnP Settings – Manual ............11-20 Figure 11-27 External Port Settings Dialog Box ..........
  • Page 25 Figure 13-18 Storage Mode Settings – Quota ..........13-10 Figure 13-19 Configure Record/Picture Quota ..........13-10 Figure 13-20 Copy Settings to Other Camera(s) ........... 13-11 Figure 13-21 Disk Clone Configuration Screen ..........13-12 Figure 13-22 Setting eSATA Usage .............. 13-12 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 26 ISSUE 1.0 Figure 13-23 Disk Clone Message Box ............13-12 Figure 13-24 Check Disk Clone Progress ............13-13 Figure 13-25 View HDD Status (General) ............. 13-13 Figure 13-26 View HDD Status (System Info) ..........13-14 Figure 13-27 S.M.A.R.T Settings Screen ............13-15 Figure 13-28 Bad Sector Detection ..............
  • Page 27 Figure 16-10 User Management - User List ............. 16-9 Figure 16-11 User Management - Edit User Screen ........16-10 Appendix A Glossary and Troubleshooting Figure A-1 Windows Task Management Screen ..........A-7 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series xxiii...
  • Page 28 ISSUE 1.0 xxiv List of Figures and Tables...
  • Page 29 Description of PTZ Panel Icons................4-10 Chapter 6 Playback Table 6-1 Detailed Explanation of Playback Toolbar..............6-4 Table 6-2 Detailed Explanation of Smart Playback Toolbar ............. 6-10 Table 6-3 Detailed Explanation of Picture Playback Toolbar ........... 6-17 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 30 ISSUE 1.0 Appendix A Glossary and Troubleshooting Table A-1 Compatible IP Cameras ..................... A-9 xxvi List of Figures and Tables...
  • Page 31: This Manual

    Our company shall not be liable in the event that this product is used with illegitimate purposes. In the event of any conflicts between this manual and the applicable law, the later prevails. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series Manual-1...
  • Page 32 Manual-2 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 33: Regulatory Information

    (Cd), lead (Pb), or mercury (Hg). For proper recycling, return the battery to your supplier or to a designated collection point. For more information refer to: www.recyclethis.info NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series Regulatory-1...
  • Page 34: Industry Canada Ices-003 Compliance

    Ensure unit is properly secured to a rack or shelf. Major shocks or jolts to the unit as a result of dropping it may  cause damage to the sensitive electronics within the unit. Regulatory-2 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 35 Improper use or replacement of the battery may result in hazard of explosion. Replace with the same or  equivalent type only. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions provided by the battery manufacturer. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series Regulatory-3...
  • Page 36 Regulatory-4 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 37: Product Key Features

    Up to 8 SATA hard disks and 1 eSATA disk can be connected for 2U models, 4 SATA hard disks for 1.5U  models. Up to 6TB storage capacity for each disk supported.  Support 8 network disks (NAS/IP SAN disk).  Support S.M.A.R.T. and bad sector detection.  NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series Features-1...
  • Page 38: Recording, Capture And Playback

     Export video clips when playback.  Management and maintenance of backup devices.  Either Normal or Hot Spare working mode is configurable to constitute an N+1 hot spare system.  Features-2 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 39: Alarm And Exception

    Remote search, playback, download, locking and unlocking of the record files, and support downloading files  broken transfer resume. Remote parameters setup; remote import/export of device parameters.  Remote viewing of the device status, system logs and alarm status.  NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series Features-3...
  • Page 40 Remote PTZ control.  Remote JPEG capture.  Virtual host function is provided to get access and manage the IP camera directly.  Two-way audio and voice broadcasting.  Embedded WEB server.  Features-4 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 41: Chapter 1 Introduction

    The LED turns off when the device is unarmed. The arm/disarm continued status can be changed by pressing and holding on the ESC button for more than three seconds in live view mode. DVD/R/W Slot for DVD-R/W. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 42 ISSUE 1.0 Table 1-1 Descriptions of Front Panel 1 Buttons (Continued) Name Function Description The DIRECTION buttons are used to navigate between different fields and items in menus. In the Playback mode, the Up and Down button is used to speed up and slow down recorded video.
  • Page 43 Press and hold the button for five seconds to turn off audible key beep. MENU/WIPER In PTZ Control mode, the MENU/WIPER button starts wiper (if applicable). In Playback mode, it is used to show/hide the control interface. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 44: Front Panel

    ISSUE 1.0 Table 1-1 Descriptions of Front Panel 1 Buttons (Continued) Name Function Description Switch between single screen and multi-screen mode. PREV/FOCUS- In PTZ Control mode, it is used to adjust the focus in conjunction Composite with the A/FOCUS+ button. Keys Enter the PTZ Control mode.
  • Page 45: Table 1-2 Descriptions Of Front Panel 2 Buttons

    In Single-frame Playback mode, pressing the ENTER button advances the video by a single frame. In Auto-switch mode, it can be used to stop/start auto switch. In Auto-switch mode, it can be used to stop/start auto switch. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 46 ISSUE 1.0 Table 1-2 Descriptions of Front Panel 2 Buttons (Continued) Name Function Description Switch of compound keys between the numeric/letter input and functional control. SHIFT Enter numeral “1”; 1/MENU Access the main menu interface. Enter numeral “2”. Enter letters “ABC”. The F1 button can be used to select all items on the list.
  • Page 47: Usb Mouse Operation

    NVR. The mouse should automatically be detected. If the mouse is not detected, the possible reason may be that the two devices are not compatible, refer to the provider’s recommended device list. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 48: Table 1-3 Descriptions Of Mouse Control Operations

    ISSUE 1.0 Table 1-3 Descriptions of Mouse Control Operations describes the mouse operations you can use the NVR. Table 1-3 Descriptions of Mouse Control Operations Name Action Description Live View: Select channel and show the quick set menu. Single Click Menu: Select and enter.
  • Page 49: Input Methods

    Table 1-4 Descriptions of the Soft Keyboard Icons Icon Description Icon Description Number Letters Lowercase/Uppercase Backspace Switch the Keyboard Space Positioning the Cursor Exit Symbols Reserved NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 50: Rear Panel

    ISSUE 1.0 Rear Panel 3.1.1 Rear Panel 1 Figure 1-5 Rear Panel 1 shows the rear panel layout and Table 1-5 Descriptions of the Rear Panel 1 Interfaces describes the connectors, switches and plugs on the rear panel. Figure 1-5 Rear Panel 1 Table 1-5 Descriptions of the Rear Panel 1 Interfaces Name Function Description...
  • Page 51: Rear Panel 2

    DB9 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu. RS-485 Interface Half-duplex connector for RS-485 devices. ALARM IN Connector for alarm input. Connector for alarm input. ALARM OUT Ground (needs to be connected when NVR starts up). GROUND NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 1-11...
  • Page 52 ISSUE 1.0 Table 1-6 Descriptions of the Rear Panel 2 Interfaces (Continued) Name Function Description 100V ~ 240VAC power supply. AC 100V ~ 240V Switch for turning on/off the device. Power Switch Network Interfaces with Network interfaces for the cameras and to provide power over Ethernet. PoE Function 1-12 Introduction...
  • Page 53: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    1.2 Shutting Down the NVR There are two options for shutting down the NVR. 1.2.1 OPTION 1: Standard Shutdown Access the Shutdown menu: Menu > Shutdown Figure 2-1 Shutdown Menu NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 54: Option 2: From The Front Panel

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the Shutdown button. Click the Yes button. 1.2.2 OPTION 2: From the Front Panel Press and hold the POWER button on the front panel for three seconds. Enter the administrator’s Username and Password in the dialog box for authentication.
  • Page 55: Figure 2-2 Set Admin Password

    If you update an older device version to a newer version, following dialog box displays when the devices starts. You can click YES and follow the wizard to NOTE set a strong password. Figure 2-3 Password Warning NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 56: Using The Wizard For Basic Configuration

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION SING THE IZARD FOR ASIC ONFIGURATION By default, the Setup Wizard starts after the NVR loads. Refer to Figure 2-4 Start Wizard Screen. To use the Setup Wizard: The Setup Wizard can walk you through some important settings of the NVR. If you do not want to use the Setup Wizard at that moment, click the Cancel button.
  • Page 57: Figure 2-6 Wizard Screen - Network Settings

    After you configure the basic network parameters, click the Next button. The Advanced Network Parameter screen opens. You can enable UPnP, DDNS and set other ports as needed. Figure 2-7 Wizard Screen – Advanced Network Parameters NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 58: Figure 2-8 Wizard Screen - Raid Configuration

    ISSUE 1.0 Click on the Next button after you configure the network parameters, which opens the RAID configuration window. RAID is supported by 2U series NVR only. NOTE Figure 2-8 Wizard Screen – RAID Configuration Click Next to enter the Array Management window. Figure 2-9 Wizard Screen –...
  • Page 59: Figure 2-10 Wizard Screen - Hdd Management

    If the camera is in inactive status, click the inactive icon of the camera to set the password to activate it. You can also select multiple cameras from the list and click One-touch Activate to activate the cameras in batch. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 60: Figure 2-11 Wizard Screen - Search For Ip Cameras

    ISSUE 1.0 12. Click Add to add the camera. Figure 2-11 Wizard Screen – Search for IP Cameras When you check the Enable H.265 checkbox, the NVR can automatically switch to the H.265 stream of IP camera (which supports H.265 video format) for the initial access.
  • Page 61: Login And Logout

    Click OK to log in. In the Login dialog box, if you enter the wrong password seven times, the current user account will be locked for 60 seconds. NOTE Figure 2-14 User Account Protection NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 62: User Logout

    ISSUE 1.0 4.2 User Logout After logging out, the monitor turns to the live view mode. To perform any operations, you need to enter User Name and Password to log in again. Access the Shutdown menu: Menu > Shutdown Figure 2-15 Logout Click Logout.
  • Page 63: Adding And Connecting The Ip Cameras

    Menu > Camera > Camera to enter the IP camera management interface. For the IP camera detected online in the same network segment, the Security status shows whether it is active or inactive. Figure 2-16 IP Camera Management Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-11...
  • Page 64: Figure 2-17 Activate The Camera

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the inactive icon of the camera to enter the screen to activate it. You can also select multiple cameras from the list and click One-touch Activate to activate the cameras in batch. Figure 2-17 Activate the Camera Set the camera’s password to activate it.
  • Page 65: Adding The Online Ip Cameras

    Select the detected IP camera and click the Add button to add it directly. You can click the Search button to refresh the online IP camera manually. - Or - You can choose to custom add the IP camera by editing the NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-13...
  • Page 66: Option 2

    ISSUE 1.0 parameters in the corresponding text field, then click the Add button. 5.2.2 OPTION 2 Select Add IP Camera from the right-click menu in live view mode or click Menu > Camera > Camera to enter the IP camera management screen.
  • Page 67: Option 3

    Figure 2-21 Selecting Multiple Channels 5.2.3 OPTION 3 On the IP Camera Management screen, click on the Custom Adding button to display the Add IP Camera (Custom) screen. Figure 2-22 Add IP Camera (Custom) Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-15...
  • Page 68: Figure 2-23 Successfully Added Ip Cameras

    ISSUE 1.0 You can edit the IP address, Protocol, Management Port and other information of the IP camera you want to add. If the IP camera being added has not been activated, you can activate it from the IP camera list on the Camera Management screen.
  • Page 69: Editing The Connected Ip Cameras And Configuring Customized Protocols

    Channel Port: If the connected device is an encoding device with multiple channels, you can choose the channel to connect by selecting the channel port No. in the dropdown list. Click OK to save the settings and exit the screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-17...
  • Page 70: Edit Advanced Parameters

    ISSUE 1.0 5.3.1 Edit Advanced Parameters To edit the parameters: Drag the horizontal scroll bar to the right side and click the (Advance Camera Settings) icon. Figure 2-25 Network Configuration of the Camera You can edit the network information and password of the camera. Figure 2-26 Password Configuration of the Camera Click OK to save the settings and exit the screen.
  • Page 71: Configuring The Customized Protocols

    Enable Substream: If the network camera does not support  sub-stream or sub-stream is not needed, leave the checkbox empty. Type: The network camera adopting custom protocol must support  receiving stream through standard RTSP. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-19...
  • Page 72: Editing Ip Cameras Connected To Poe Interfaces

    ISSUE 1.0 Transfer Protocol: Select the transfer protocol for the custom  protocol. Port: Set the Port No. for the custom protocol.  Path: Set the resource path for the custom protocol. e.g., ch1/main/  av_stream. The protocol type and the transfer protocols must be supported by the connected network camera.
  • Page 73: Adding Cameras For Nvr Supporting Poe Function

    The IP address of the camera can only be edited in the Network Configuration interface, refer to Chapter 16, Section 2 Configuring General Settings on page 16-2 for detailed information. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 2-21...
  • Page 74: Figure 2-30 Edit Ip Camera - Plug And Play

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 2-30 Edit IP Camera – Plug and Play Manual: You can disable the PoE interface by selecting manual  while the current channel can be used as a normal channel. The parameters can also be edited. Figure 2-31 Edit IP Camera – Manual Enter the IP Camera Address, the User Name and Admin Password manually.
  • Page 75: Chapter 3 Live View

    8-11. ECTION PERATIONS IN In Live View mode, the following functions are available. Single Screen: showing only one screen on the monitor.  Multi-screen: showing multiple screens on the monitor simultaneously.  NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 76: Front Panel Operation On Live View

    ISSUE 1.0 Auto-switch: the screen automatically switches to the next screen. You must set  the dwell time (the time between switching channels) for each screen on the configuration menu before enabling the auto-switch. Menu -> Configuration -> Live View -> Dwell Time Start Recording: continuous record and motion detection record are supported.
  • Page 77: Using The Mouse In Live View

    MAIN/AUX button on the front panel or the remote. If the corresponding camera supports intelligent function, the Reboot ❍ Intelligence option is included when you right click the mouse on this camera. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 78: Using An Auxiliary Monitor

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 3-1 Right-click Menu 2.3 Using an Auxiliary Monitor Certain features of the Live View are also available while in an Aux Monitor. These features include: Single Screen: Switch to a full screen display of the selected camera. The ...
  • Page 79: Quick Setting Toolbar In Live View Mode

    Digital Zoom can zoom in the selected area to the full screen. You can left-click and draw the area to zoom into as shown in Figure 3-3 Digital Zoom. Figure 3-3 Digital Zoom NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 80: Figure 3-4 Image Settings - Customize

    ISSUE 1.0 Image Settings icon can be selected to display the Image Settings menu. can set the image parameters such as Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Hue according to the actual demand. Figure 3-4 Image Settings – Customize Live View Strategy can be selected to set strategy, including Real-time, Balanced and Fluency.
  • Page 81: Adjusting Live View Settings

    Access the Live View Settings screen: Menu -> Configuration -> Live View Figure 3-7 Live View – General NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 82: Figure 3-8 Live View - Camera Order

    ISSUE 1.0 The settings available in this menu include: Video Output Interface: Designates the output to configure the settings. The 2U  NVR provides VGA/HDMI and VGA2/HDMI2 and others provide the HDMI and VGA video outputs. Live View Mode: Designates the display mode to be used for Live View. ...
  • Page 83: Channel-Zero Encoding

    Configure the Frame Rate, Max. Bitrate Mode and Max. Bitrate. After you set the Channel-Zero encoding, you can get a view in the remote client or web browser of 16 channels in one screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 84 ISSUE 1.0 3-10 Live View...
  • Page 85: Chapter 4 Ptz Controls

    Follow the procedure to set the parameters for PTZ. You should configure the PTZ parameters before you control the PTZ camera. Open the PTZ Settings screen: Menu -> Camera -> PTZ Figure 4-1 PTZ Settings NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 86: Setting Ptz Presets, Patrols And Patterns

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the PTZ Parameters button to set the PTZ parameters. Figure 4-2 PTZ – General Choose the camera for PTZ setting in the Camera dropdown list. Enter the parameters of the PTZ camera. All the parameters should be exactly the same as the PTZ camera parameters.
  • Page 87: Calling Presets

    Press the PTZ button on the front panel.  Click the PTZ Control icon in the quick setting bar.  Select the PTZ option from the right-click menu.  Choose Camera in the dropdown list. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 88: Customizing Patrols

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the button to show the general settings of the PTZ control. Figure 4-4 PTZ Panel – General Click to enter the preset No. in the corresponding text field. Click the Call Preset button to call it. 2.3 Customizing Patrols Patrols can be set to move the PTZ to different key points and have it stay there for a set duration before moving on to the next key point.
  • Page 89: Calling Patrols

     Select the PTZ option from the right-click menu.  Click the button to show the general settings of the PTZ control. Figure 4-7 PTZ Panel – General NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 90: Customizing Patterns

    ISSUE 1.0 Select a patrol in the dropdown list and click the Call Patrol button to call it. You can click the Stop Patrol button to stop calling it. 2.5 Customizing Patterns Patterns can be set by recording the movement of the PTZ. You can call the pattern to make the PTZ movement according to the predefined path.
  • Page 91: Customizing Linear Scan Limit

    The Linear Scan can be enabled to trigger the scan in the horizontal direction in the predefined range. This function is only supported by certain models. NOTE Open the PTZ Control screen: Menu -> Camera -> PTZ Figure 4-10 PTZ Settings NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 92: Calling Linear Scan

    ISSUE 1.0 Use the directional button to wheel the camera to the location where you want to set the limit and click the Left Limit or Right Limit button to link the location to the corresponding limit. The speed dome starts linear scan from the left limit to the right limit and you must set the left limit on the left side of the right limit, as well the angle from the left limit to the right limit should be no more NOTE...
  • Page 93: One-Touch Park

     after the park time. The park time can only be set through the speed dome configuration interface. By default, the value is 5s. NOTE Click the button again to inactivate it. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 94: Ptz Control Panel

    ISSUE 1.0 PTZ C ECTION ONTROL ANEL Two options are supported when accessing the PTZ control panel. OPTION 1: From the PTZ settings screen, click the PTZ button in the lower-right corner next to the Back button. OPTION 2: In the Live View mode, select one of the following to access the PTZ Control Panel: Press the PTZ Control button on the front panel.
  • Page 95 Switch to the Switch to the Switch to the PTZ one-touch control general settings control screen. screen. screen. Start Pattern/ Previous Item Next Item Patrol Stop the patrol/ Minimize pattern Exit Windows movement. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 4-11...
  • Page 96 ISSUE 1.0 4-12 PTZ Controls...
  • Page 97: Chapter 5 Recording And Capture Settings

    Mode. If the HDD mode is Group, set the HDD group. For detailed information, refer to Chapter 5, Section 9 Configuring HDD Group for Recording and Capture. Figure 5-2 HDD – Advanced NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 98: Figure 5-3 Recording Parameters

    ISSUE 1.0 To set recording parameters. Access the Record settings screen to configure the recording parameters: Menu -> Record -> Parameters Figure 5-3 Recording Parameters Parameters settings for Recording: Select the Record page to configure the recording parameters. The Stream Type, the Resolution and other parameters can be configured.
  • Page 99: Figure 5-4 More Settings

    HDD. You must configure the redundant HDD in HDD settings. For detailed information, refer to Chapter 13, 4.2 Setting HDD Property. The parameters of the Main Stream (Event) are read-only. ❍ NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 100: Figure 5-5 Sub-Stream Parameters

    ISSUE 1.0 Parameter settings for substream: Access the Substream tab page. Figure 5-5 Sub-stream Parameters Configure the parameters of the camera. Click Apply to save the settings. Parameter settings for Capture: Select the Capture tab. Figure 5-6 Capture Parameters Configure the parameters. Click Apply to save the settings.
  • Page 101: Configuring The Recording And Capture Schedule

     M/A: recording triggered by either motion detection or alarm.  M&A: recording triggered by motion detection and alarm.  You can delete the set schedule by clicking the None icon. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 102: Edit The Schedule

    ISSUE 1.0 Choose the camera you want to configure. Select the check box after the Enable Schedule item. Click Edit or click the color icon under the Edit button and draw the schedule line on the panel. Edit the Schedule In the message box, choose the day you want to set schedule.
  • Page 103: Figure 5-10 Copy Schedule To Other Days

    If the schedule can be applied to other days, click Copy. Figure 5-10 Copy Schedule to Other Days Click OK to save the settings and return to the upper level menu. Click Apply in the Record Schedule screen to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 104: Draw The Schedule

    ISSUE 1.0 Draw the Schedule Click on the color icons, then choose the schedule type as Continuous or Event. Figure 5-11 Draw the Schedule Click the Apply button to validate the settings. (Optional) Click Copy, if the settings can be used on other channels. Choose the channel where you want to copy the settings.
  • Page 105: Configuring Motion Detection Recording And Capture

    Draw the area for motion detection by dragging the mouse. To set the motion detection for the entire area shot by the camera, click Full Screen. Click Clear, to clear the motion detection area. Figure 5-14 Motion Detection – Mask NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 106: Figure 5-15 Motion Detection Handling

    ISSUE 1.0 Click Settings, the message box for channel information will pop up. Figure 5-15 Motion Detection Handling Select which channels you want the motion detection event to trigger recording. Click Apply to save the settings. Click OK to return to the upper level menu. Exit the Motion Detection menu.
  • Page 107: Figure 5-16 Alarm Settings

    Figure 5-17 Alarm Settings – Alarm Input Select the Alarm Input number and configure alarm parameters. Choose N.O (normally open) or N.C (normally closed) for the alarm type. Check the Settings checkbox. Click Settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-11...
  • Page 108: Figure 5-18 Settings Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 5-18 Settings Screen Choose the alarm triggered recording channel. Check the checkbox to select channel. Click Apply to save settings. Click OK to return to the upper level menu. Repeat the above steps to configure other alarm input parameters. If the settings can also be applied to other alarm inputs, click Copy and choose the alarm input number.
  • Page 109: Figure 5-20 Manual Record

    After rebooting, all the manual records enabled are canceled. NOTE Enabling and disabling the continuous capture: Select Continuous Capture on the left bar. Figure 5-21 Continuous Capture NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-13...
  • Page 110: Configuring Holiday Recording And Capture

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the status button before the camera number to change Disable continuous capture. Click the status button to change Green icon means that the channel is configured to capture schedule. After rebooting, all the continuous capture are canceled. NOTE ECTION ONFIGURING...
  • Page 111: Figure 5-23 Edit Holiday Settings

    Click Apply to save settings. Click OK to exit the Edit screen. Enter Record/Capture Schedule settings screen to edit the holiday recording schedule. See Section 3 Configuring the Recording and Capture Schedule on page 5-5. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-15...
  • Page 112: Configuring Redundant Recording And Capture

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ONFIGURING EDUNDANT ECORDING AND APTURE Enabling redundant recording and capture, means saving the record files and captured pictures not only in the R/W HDD but also in the redundant HDD, will effectively enhance the data safety and reliability. Access the HDD Information screen: Menu ->...
  • Page 113: Configuring Hdd Group For Recording And Capture

    APTURE You can group the HDDs and save the record files and captured pictures in a certain HDD group. Access the HDD setting screen: Menu -> HDD Figure 5-27 HDD General NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-17...
  • Page 114: Figure 5-28 Storage Mode

    ISSUE 1.0 Select Advanced on the left side menu. Figure 5-28 Storage Mode Verify if the storage mode of the HDD is set to Group. If not set to group, set it now. For detailed information, refer to Chapter 13, Section 4 Managing HDD Group.
  • Page 115: Section 10 Files Protection

    During playback, click on the (Lock File) button to lock the current recording file. In the multi-channel playback mode, clicking the button locks all the record files related to the playback channels. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-19...
  • Page 116: Lock File When Exporting

    ISSUE 1.0 You can click on the (File Management) button to pop open the File Management screen. Click the Locked File tab to check and export the locked files. Figure 5-30 Locked File Management In the File Management screen, you can also click Locked change the file to Unlocked.
  • Page 117: Figure 5-32 Export - Search Result

    Record files not finished recording cannot be locked. NOTE Click Locked to change the file to Unlocked. The file is now unprotected. Figure 5-33 Unlock Attention NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 5-21...
  • Page 118: Setting Hdd Property To Read-Only

    ISSUE 1.0 10.2 Setting HDD Property to Read-Only Access the HDD settings screen: Menu -> HDD Figure 5-34 HDD General Click to edit the HDD you want to protect. Figure 5-35 HDD General – Read/Write To edit HDD property, you need to set the storage mode of the HDD to Group.
  • Page 119: Chapter 6 Playback

    In the instant playback mode, only record files recorded during the last five minutes on this channel will be played back. NOTE Figure 6-1 Instant Playback Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 120: Playing Back Using Normal Search

    ISSUE 1.0 1.2 Playing Back using Normal Search 1.2.1 Playback by Channel Access the Playback screen: Using the mouse, right click a channel in Live View mode and select Playback from the menu. Figure 6-2 Right-click Menu – Playback in Live View Pressing numerical buttons switches playback to the corresponding channels during the playback process.
  • Page 121: Playback Screen

    Check the checkbox of channel(s) in the channel list and double-click to select a date on the calendar. 1.2.3 Playback Screen You can use the toolbar in the bottom part of Playback screen to control playing progress. Figure 6-4 Playback Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 122: Figure 6-5 Playback Toolbar

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the channel(s) to execute simultaneous playback of multiple channels. Figure 6-5 Playback Toolbar indicates ❍ the Start/End time of the recording. NOTE One the Playback Progress bar, use the mouse to click any ❍ point of the progress bar or drag the progress bar to locate specific frames.
  • Page 123: Playing Back By Event Search

    For configuring the VCA recording, refer to Chapter 5, Section 5 Configuring Alarm Triggered Recording and Capture on page 5-11. NOTE Select the camera(s) for searching and set the Start Time and End Time. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 124: Playing Back By Tag

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the Search button to get the search result information, which is displayed on the right-side bar. Click button to play back the file. Pre-play and post-play can be configured. NOTE On the Playback screen, the toolbar in the bottom part of screen can be used to control the playback process.
  • Page 125: Adding Tags

    (Add Customized Tag) button to add customized tag and enter the tag name. A maximum of 64 tags can be added to a single video file. NOTE Tag management. 3a Click the button to enter the File Management screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 126: Playing Back Using Tags

    ISSUE 1.0 3b Click Tag to manage the tags. You can check, Edit and Delete tag(s). Figure 6-9 Tag Management Screen Playing Back using Tags Select the Tag from the dropdown list on the Playback screen. Figure 6-10 Playback by Tag Screen Playback...
  • Page 127: Playing Back By Smart Playback

    Check the Enable Intrusion Detection checkbox to enable Intrusion Detection. Configure the required parameters for Intrusion Detection including Area, Arming Schedule and Linkage Methods. Refer to the user manual for the smart IP camera for detailed instructions. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 128: Figure 6-12 Smart Playback Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 To use Smart Playback: Access the Playback screen: Menu -> Playback Figure 6-12 Smart Playback Screen Select Smart in the dropdown list on the top-left side. Select a camera in the camera list. Select a date in the calendar and click the (Play) button on the left toolbar to play the video file.
  • Page 129: Figure 6-13 Smart Settings Screen

    Play Related Video at: Set the speed to play the related video. Maximum  of 8/4/1 are selectable. Pre-play and post-play are not available for the motion event type. NOTE Click to search and play the matched video files. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 6-11...
  • Page 130: Playing Back By System Logs

    ISSUE 1.0 (Optional) You can click to filter the searched video files by setting the target characters, including the gender and age of the human and whether he/she wears glasses. Figure 6-14 Set Result Filter 1.6 Playing Back by System Logs Play back recorded file(s) associated with channels after searching system logs.
  • Page 131: Figure 6-16 System Log Search Result

    Figure 6-16 System Log Search Result On the Playback screen, the toolbar in the bottom part of the screen is used to control the playing process. Figure 6-17 Playback by Log Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 6-13...
  • Page 132: Playing Back External File

    ISSUE 1.0 1.7 Playing Back External File Perform the following to look up and play back files in external devices. Access the Tag Search screen: Menu -> Playback Select External File in the dropdown list on the top-left side. The files are listed in the right-side list.
  • Page 133: Playing Back By Sub-Periods

    For example, if there are video files existing between 16:00 and NOTE 22:00 and the 6-screen display mode is selected, it can play the video files for one hour on each screen simultaneously. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 6-15...
  • Page 134: Playing Back Pictures

    ISSUE 1.0 1.9 Playing Back Pictures The captured pictures, which are stored in the HDDs of the device, can be searched and viewed. Capture playback is supported on the 2U NVR only. NOTE Access the Playback screen: Menu -> Playback Select Picture from the dropdown list in the upper-left corner of the page to open the Picture Playback screen.
  • Page 135: Auxiliary Functions Of Playback

    Single Frame.  One click on button, one click on the Playback screen or Enter button on  the front panel represents playback or reverse playback of one frame. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 6-17...
  • Page 136: Digital Zoom

    ISSUE 1.0 2.2 Digital Zoom Click the button on the playback control bar to access the Digital Zoom screen. Use the mouse to draw a red rectangle. The image within it is enlarged up to 16 times. Figure 6-22 Draw Area for Digital Zoom Right-click the image to exit the digital zoom screen.
  • Page 137: Reverse Playback Of Multi-Channel

    (with 1920*1080P resolution) simultaneous reverse playback is supported and up to 1-ch (with 2560*1920 resolution) reverse playback is supported. A single screen is used as an example to describe the following settings. NOTE Access the Playback screen: Menu -> Playback NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 6-19...
  • Page 138: Figure 6-24 Synchronous Playback Screen (Four Channels)

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 6-24 Synchronous Playback Screen (Four Channels) To select multiple channels, check more than one checkbox. Select a date on the calendar. The recorded files are marked by two lines on the process bar. The upper one indicates the recorded files of the selected channel; the lower one indicates the recorded files of all the selected channels.
  • Page 139: Quick Export

    Otherwise, the message box “Max. 24 hours are allowed for quick export.” displays. NOTE Select the format of the log files to be exported. A maximum of nine formats are selectable. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 140: Figure 7-2 Quick Export Using Usb1-1

    ISSUE 1.0 Click Export to start exporting. A USB Flash Drive is used in the following process. Refer to section 1.2 Backing Up Using Normal Video/Picture Search on page 7-3 for additional backup devices supported by the NVR. NOTE Figure 7-2 Quick Export Using USB1-1 Remain on the Export screen until all recorded files are exported.
  • Page 141: Backing Up Using Normal Video/Picture Search

    (USB flash drives, USB HDDs, USB writer), SATA writer and eSATA HDD. The eSATA HDD is supported by the 2U series NVR only. NOTE Backup Using the USB Flash Drives and USB HDDs Access the Export screen: Menu -> Export -> Normal/Picture NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 142: Figure 7-5 Normal Video Search For Backup

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 7-5 Normal Video Search for Backup Select the cameras to search. Set the search condition and click Search to display the search result screen. The matched video files or pictures are displayed in Chart or List display mode. Select video files or pictures from the Chart or List to exported.
  • Page 143: Figure 7-6 Result Of Normal Video Search For Backup

    If the inserted USB device is not recognized: Click the Refresh button.  Reconnect the device.  Check for compatibility from vendor.  You can also format USB flash drives or USB HDDs via the device. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 144: Figure 7-7 Export Normal Video Search Using Usb Flash Drive

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 7-7 Export Normal Video Search using USB Flash Drive Remain on the Export screen until all record files are exported and the pop- up message box Export finished displays. Figure 7-8 Export Finished The backup of video files using a USB writer or SATA writer has the same operating instructions.
  • Page 145: Backing Up Using Event Search

    Select the event type (Alarm Input, Motion or VCA). Set the search condition and click the Search button to enter the Search result screen. The matched video files are displayed in the Chart or List display mode. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 146: Backing Up Video Clips Or Captured Playback Pictures

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 7-10 Event Search Result Select video files from Chart or List on the Search result screen to export. Export the video files. Refer to Step 5. on page 7-5 (in section 1.2 Backing Up Using Normal Video/Picture Search) for details.
  • Page 147: Figure 7-11 Video Clips Or Captured Pictures Export Screen

    Figure 7-11 Video Clips or Captured Pictures Export Screen Export the video clips or captured pictures in playback. Refer to Step 5. on page 7-5 (in section 1.2 Backing Up Using Normal Video/Picture Search) for details. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 148: Managing Backup Devices

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ANAGING ACKUP EVICES You can manage your backup devices such as, USB flash drives, USB HDDs and eSATA HDDs. Access the Export screen: Figure 7-12 Storage Device Management Backup device management: Click the New Folder button to create a new folder in the backup device. Select a record file or folder in the backup device and click button to delete it.
  • Page 149: Setting Hot Spare Device

    Set the Work Mode as Hot Spare Mode and click Apply to confirm the settings. Reboot the device for the change to take effect. Figure 7-14 Reboot Attention Screen Click Yes in the Attention pop-up box. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 7-11...
  • Page 150: Setting Working Device

    ISSUE 1.0 3.2 Setting Working Device Access the Hot Spare settings screen: Menu -> Configuration -> Hot Spare Figure 7-15 Set Working Mode for Device Set the Work Mode as Normal Mode (default). Check the Enable checkbox to enable the hot spare function. Enter the IP address and Admin Password of the hot spare device.
  • Page 151: Figure 7-16 Add Working Device

    From the Working Status list you can view the working status of the hot spare device. When working properly, the Working Status of the hot spare device is displayed as No record. Figure 7-17 No Record NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 7-13...
  • Page 152: Figure 7-18 Backing Up

    ISSUE 1.0 When the working device goes offline, the hot spare device records the video of the IP Camera connected to the working device for backup. The Working Status of the hot spare device is displayed as Backing up. Record Backing up function can be enabled for one working device at a time.
  • Page 153: Chapter 8 Alarm Settings

    Click the Trigger Channel tab and select one or more channels to start record/ capture or become full-screen monitoring when a motion alarm is triggered. Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 154: Figure 8-2 Set Camera Trigger For Motion Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-2 Set Camera Trigger for Motion Detection Set up the channel arming schedule. Select the Arming Schedule tab to set the arming schedule of handling actions for the motion detection. Choose one day of the week. A maximum of eight time periods can be set for each day.
  • Page 155: Setting Sensor Alarms

    You can set the handling action of an external sensor alarm. Access Alarm Settings within system Configuration and select an alarm input. Menu -> Configuration -> Alarm Select the Alarm Input tab to enter Alarm Input settings screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 156: Figure 8-4 Alarm Status Screen - System Configuration

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-4 Alarm Status Screen - System Configuration Set up the handling action for the selected alarm input. Check the Enable checkbox and click Settings to set up the alarm response actions. Figure 8-5 Alarm Input Setup Screen Click the Trigger Channel tab and select one or more channels to start record/ capture or become full-screen monitoring when an external alarm is input.
  • Page 157: Figure 8-6 Set Arming Schedule For Alarm Input

    If necessary, select the PTZ Linking tab and set PTZ alarm input linkage. Set the PTZ linking parameters and click OK to complete the alarm input settings. Verify whether the PTZ or speed dome supports PTZ linkage. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 158: Figure 8-7 Set Ptz Linking For Alarm Input

    ISSUE 1.0 One alarm input can trigger presets, patrol or pattern for more than one channel. Presets, patrols and patterns are exclusive. Figure 8-7 Set PTZ Linking for Alarm Input If you want to set the handling action for another alarm input, repeat the above steps.
  • Page 159: Detecting Video Loss Alarm

    Choose one day of the week. A maximum of eight time periods can be set for each day. Time periods can not be repeated or overlapped. NOTE Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 160: Detecting Video Tampering Alarm

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-10 Set Arming Schedule of Video Loss Select the Linkage Action tab to set up the alarm response action for video loss (refer to Section 6 Setting Alarm Response Actions on page 8-11). Click OK to complete the video loss settings for the channel. ECTION ETECTING IDEO...
  • Page 161: Figure 8-11 Video Tampering Settings Screen

    Choose one day of the week. A maximum of eight time periods can be set for each day. Time periods can not be repeated or overlapped. NOTE Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 162: Handling Exceptions Alarm

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-12 Set Arming Schedule of Video Tampering Select the Linkage Action tab to set up alarm response actions for the video tampering alarm (refer to Section 6 Setting Alarm Response Actions on page 8-11). Click OK to complete the video tampering settings for the channel. ECTION ANDLING XCEPTIONS...
  • Page 163: Setting Alarm Response Actions

    Menu -> Configuration -> Exceptions Figure 8-14 Enable Event Hint Screen Check the Enable Event Hint checkbox. Click the button to set the type of event to be displayed on the image. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 8-11...
  • Page 164: Full Screen Monitoring

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-15 Event Hint Settings Screen Click OK to finish the settings. 6.2 Full Screen Monitoring When an alarm is triggered, the local monitor (VGA, HDMI or BNC monitor) displays the video image from the alarming channel, which is configured for full screen monitoring, in full screen.
  • Page 165: Notify Surveillance Center

    Set the arming schedule for the alarm output. Choose one day of the week. A maximum of eight time periods can be set for each day. Time periods can not be repeated or overlapped. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 8-13...
  • Page 166: Figure 8-17 Set Arming Schedule Of Alarm Output

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 8-17 Set Arming Schedule of Alarm Output Repeat the steps above to set up the arming schedule for other days of the week. You can also use the Copy button to copy an arming schedule for other days. Click OK to complete the video tampering settings for the Alarm Output No.
  • Page 167: Triggering Or Clearing Alarm Output Manually

    Click the Trigger/Clear button if you want to trigger or clear an alarm output.  Click the Trigger All button if you want to trigger all alarm outputs.  Click the Clear All button if you want to clear all alarm outputs.  NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 8-15...
  • Page 168 ISSUE 1.0 8-16 Alarm Settings...
  • Page 169: Chapter 9 Vca Alarm

    ECOGNITION To enable face recognition: Access the Face Detection settings screen: Menu -> Camera -> VCA Figure 9-1 Face Recognition Check the Enable Face Recognition checkbox. Click Save to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 170: Face Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ETECTION The face detection function detects faces that appear in the surveillance scene. When the alarm is triggered, certain actions can be taken. Access the VCA settings screen: Menu -> Camera -> VCA Figure 9-2 Face Detection Select the camera to configure the VCA.
  • Page 171: Line Crossing Detection

    And you can set the duration for the alarm response actions, such as full screen monitoring, audible warning, etc. Open the VCA settings screen: Menu -> Camera -> VCA Figure 9-4 Draw Line for Line Crossing Detection NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 172: Figure 9-4 Draw Line For Line Crossing Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 Select the camera to configure the VCA. Check the Save VCA Picture checkbox to save the captured pictures of the VCA detection. Select VCA Line Crossing Detection as the detection type. Check the Enable checkbox to enable this function. Click to configure the trigger channel, arming schedule and linkage actions for the line crossing detection alarm.
  • Page 173: Intrusion Detection

    Set the VCA detection type to Intrusion Detection. Check the Enable checkbox to enable this function. Click to configure the trigger channel, arming schedule and linkage actions for the line crossing detection alarm. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 174: Figure 9-7 Set Intrusion Crossing Detection Rules

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the Rule Settings button to set the intrusion detection rules. Set the following parameters: Figure 9-7 Set Intrusion Crossing Detection Rules Time Threshold: Range [1s-10s] The threshold for the time of the object loitering in the region. When the duration of the object in the defined detection area is longer than the set time, the alarm will be triggered.
  • Page 175: Region Entrance Detection

    Click the Rule Settings button to set the sensitivity of the region entrance detection. Sensitivity: Range [0-100] The higher the value, the easier it is for the detection alarm to be triggered. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 176: Region Exiting Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 Click and draw a quadrilateral in the preview window by specifying four vertexes of the detection region and right click to complete the drawing. Only one region can be configured. You can use the to clear the existing virtual line and redraw it. A maximum of four rules can be configured.
  • Page 177: Section 9 People Gathering Detection

    The parking detection function detects illegal parking in places such as a highway, one-way street, etc. When the alarm is triggered, a series of actions can be taken. Refer to Section 5 Intrusion Detection on page 9-5 for operating steps to configure parking detection. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 178: Section 12 Unattended Baggage Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 The Threshold [5s-20s] in the Rule settings define the time of the vehicle parking in the region. If you set the value as 10, the alarm is triggered after the vehicle stay in the region for 10s. A maximum of four rules can be configured. NOTE 12 U ECTION...
  • Page 179: Section 14 Audio Exception Detection

    Click the Rule Settings button to set the audio exception rules. Figure 9-9 Set Audio Exception Detection Rules NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 9-11...
  • Page 180: Section 15 Sudden Scene Change Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 Check the Audio Input Exception checkbox to enable the audio loss detection function. Check the Sudden Increase of Sound Intensity Detection checkbox to detect the sound steep rise in the surveillance scene. You can set the detection sensitivity and threshold for sound steep rise. Sensitivity: Range [1-100] The smaller the value, the more severe the change should be to trigger the detection.
  • Page 181: Section 17 Pir Alarm

    PIR alarm. Click the Rule Settings button to set the audio exception rules. Refer to the Section 3 Face Detection on page 9-2 for instructions. Click Apply to activate the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 9-13...
  • Page 182 ISSUE 1.0 9-14 VCA Alarm...
  • Page 183: Chapter 10 Vca Search

    Chapter 9, Section 3 Face Detection on page 9-2 configuring face detection. Access the Face Search screen: Menu -> VCA Search -> Face Search Figure 10-1 Face Search Select the camera(s) for the face search. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 10-1...
  • Page 184: Figure 10-2 Face Search Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 Specify the Start Time and End Time for searching captured face pictures or video files. Click Search to start searching. The search results of face detection pictures are displayed in a list or in a chart. Figure 10-2 Face Search Screen To play the face picture related video file, you can: Double-click on a face picture to play its related video file in the view window on the ...
  • Page 185: Behavior Search

    Access the Behavior Search screen: Menu -> VCA Search -> Behavior Search Figure 10-4 Behavior Search Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 10-3...
  • Page 186: Figure 10-5 Behavior Search Results

    ISSUE 1.0 Select the camera(s) to be used for the behavior search. Specify the Start Time and End Time for searching the matched pictures. Select the VCA detection type from the dropdown list, including the line crossing detection, intrusion detection, unattended baggage detection, object removal detection, region entrance detection, region exiting detection, parking detection, loitering detection, people gathering detection and fast moving detection.
  • Page 187: People Counting

    Set the report type to Daily Report, Weekly Report, Monthly Report or Annual Report. Set the Statistics Time. Click the Counting button to start people counting statistics. ® Click the Export button to export the statistics report in Microsoft Excel format. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 10-5...
  • Page 188: Figure 10-7 Heat Map Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION Heat map is a graphical representation of data represented by colors. The heat map function is usually used to analyze the visit times and dwell time of customers in a configured area. The heat map function must be supported by the connected IP camera and the corresponding configuration must be set.
  • Page 189 (255, 0, 0) indicates the most welcome area and blue color block (0, 0, 255) indicates the less popular area. NOTE Click the Export button to export the statistics report in excel format. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 10-7...
  • Page 190 ISSUE 1.0 10-8 VCA Search...
  • Page 191: Chapter 11 Network Settings

    In the General Settings screen, you can configure the following settings: Working Mode, NIC Type, IPv4 Address, IPv4 Gateway, MTU and DNS Server. The valid value range of MTU is 500 ~ 9676. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-1...
  • Page 192: Figure 11-2 Net Fault-Tolerance Working Mode

    ISSUE 1.0 If the DHCP server is available, you can click the DHCP checkbox to automatically obtain an IP address and other network settings from that server. Two self-adaptive 10M/100M/1000M network interfaces provided for ❍ non-POE series and two working modes are configurable: multi-address, network fault tolerance, etc.
  • Page 193: Configuring Advanced Settings

    Check the Enable checkbox to activate this feature. If required, select the Custom checkbox and input the Server Address. To turn the Enable Stream Encryption on, you can select its checkbox. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-3...
  • Page 194: Configuring Ddns

    ISSUE 1.0 Enter the Verification Code of the device. The verification code consists of six capital letters and is located at the bottom of the DVR. You can also use the scanning tool on your phone to quickly get the code by scanning the QR code. NOTE Click Apply to save and exit the screen.
  • Page 195: Figure 11-5 Dyndns Settings Screen

    Enter the User Name and Password obtained from the PeanutHull website. Figure 11-6 PeanutHull Settings Screen NO-IP:  Enter the account information in the corresponding fields. Refer to the DynDNS settings. Figure 11-7 NO-IP Settings Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-5...
  • Page 196: Figure 11-8 Simpleddns Settings Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 1. Enter Server Address for NO-IP. 2. In the Device Domain Name text field, enter the domain obtained from the NO-IP website (www.no-ip.com). 3. Enter the User Name and Password registered in the NO-IP website. SIMPLEDDNS  1. Select the continent/country of the server on which the device is registered. Figure 11-8 SIMPLEDDNS Settings Screen 2.
  • Page 197: Register The Device On The Simpleddns Server

    Register the Device on the SIMPLEDDNS Server Go to the SIMPLEDDNS website: www.simpleddns.com. Figure 11-9 SIMPLEDDNS – Welcome Screen Click to register an account if you do not have one and use the account to log in. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-7...
  • Page 198: Figure 11-10 Simpleddns - Register An Account

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 11-10 SIMPLEDDNS – Register an Account From the Device Management screen, click to register the device. 11-8 Network Settings...
  • Page 199: Access The Device Via Web Browser Or Client Software

    Port No. except 80, you have to enter http://www.simpleddns.com/alias:HTTP port in the NOTE address bar to access the device. Refer to section Configuring HTTPS Port on page 11-14 for the mapped HTTP Port No. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-9...
  • Page 200: Figure 11-12 Simpleddns - Access Device Via Cms

    ISSUE 1.0 OPTION 2: Access the devices using CMS  Figure 11-12 SIMPLEDDNS – Access Device via CMS Using CMS, select from the Add device window then edit the device information. Nickname: Edit a name for the device.  Server Address: www.simpleddns.com.
  • Page 201: Configuring Ntp Server

    You can use SNMP protocol to get device status and parameters related information. Access the Network settings screen: Menu -> Configuration -> Network Select the SNMP tab to enter the SNMP Settings screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-11...
  • Page 202: Configuring More Settings

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 11-14 SNMP Settings Screen Check the SNMP checkbox to enable this feature. Configure the following SNMP settings: Trap Address: IP Address of SNMP host.  Trap Port: Port of SNMP host.  Click Apply to save and exit the screen. Before setting the SNMP, download the SNMP software and manage to receive the device information using the SNMP port.
  • Page 203: Figure 11-16 Configure More Settings Screen

    Enter the RTSP port in the text field of RTSP Port. The default RTSP port is 554. You can change it according to different requirements. Figure 11-16 Configure More Settings Screen Click Apply to save and exit the screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-13...
  • Page 204: Configuring Https Port

    ISSUE 1.0 2.7 Configuring HTTPS Port HTTPS provides authentication of the website and associated web server that you are communicating with; it protects against man-in-the-middle attacks. Perform the following steps to set the port number for https. Example: If you set the port number as 443 and the IP address is 192.0.0.64, you can access the device by entering https://192.0.0.64:443 using the web browser.
  • Page 205: Figure 11-18 Create Self-Signed Certificate

    Certificate information will be available after you successfully create and install the certificate. Figure 11-19 Installed Certificate Property Check the Enable HTTPS checkbox to enable the HTTPS function. Click Save to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-15...
  • Page 206: Configuring Email

    ISSUE 1.0 2.8 Configuring Email The system can be configured to send an Email notification to all designated users if an alarm event is detected, an alarm or motion event is detected or the administrator password is changed. Before configuring the Email settings, the NVR must be connected to a local area network (LAN) that maintains an SMTP mail server.
  • Page 207: Figure 11-21 Email Settings Screen

    You can also set SMTP port and enable SSL. Interval: Refers to the time between two actions for sending attached  pictures. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-17...
  • Page 208: Configuring Nat

    ISSUE 1.0 Click Apply to save the Email settings. Click the Test button to test whether your Email settings work. The corresponding Attention message box displays. Figure 11-22 Email Test Attention 2.9 Configuring NAT Two ways are provided for port mapping for remote access using the cross-segment network, UPnP™...
  • Page 209: Figure 11-24 Upnp Settings - Auto

    65535. The values must be different from each other. If multiple devices are configured for the UPnP™ settings under the same router, the value of the port number for each device should be unique. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-19...
  • Page 210: Manual Mapping

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 11-25 External Port Settings Dialog Box Click Apply to save the settings. Click Refresh to get the latest status of the port mapping. Figure 11-26 UPnP Settings – Manual 2.9.2 Manual Mapping If your router does not support the UPnP function, perform the following steps to manually map the port.
  • Page 211: Figure 11-27 External Port Settings Dialog Box

    The virtual server screen is for reference only. It may ❍ be different due to different router manufactures. Contact the router manufacturer if you have any problems with setting the virtual server. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-21...
  • Page 212: Configuring High-Speed Download

    ISSUE 1.0 2.10 Configuring High-Speed Download You can enable the High-speed Download function to widen the outgoing bandwidth of the device. This speeds up the download of record files through the web browser or CMS software. If you enable the high-speed download function, the outgoing bandwidth of the device is increased by 40Mbps and the local menu operation is affected.
  • Page 213: Configuring Virtual Host

    Configuration -> Remote Configuration -> Camera Management -> IP Camera Figure 11-32 Connect to IP Camera Click the link; the page for the IP Camera Management is displayed. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-23...
  • Page 214: Checking Network Traffic

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION HECKING ETWORK RAFFIC You can check the network traffic to obtain real-time information of NVR such as linking status, MTU, sending/receiving rate, etc. Access the Network Traffic screen: Menu -> Maintenance -> Net Detect Figure 11-33 Network Traffic Screen You can view the sending rate and receiving rate information on the screen.
  • Page 215: Exporting Network Packet

    Click Refresh if the connected local backup device cannot be displayed. When it fails to detect the backup device, verify whether it is compatible with NVR. You can format the backup device if the NOTE format is incorrect. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-25...
  • Page 216: Figure 11-36 Export Network Packet

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 11-36 Export Network Packet Click Export to start exporting. After export completes, click OK to finish the packet export. Figure 11-37 Packet Export Attention Screen A maximum of 1M of data can be exported each time. NOTE 11-26 Network Settings...
  • Page 217: Checking The Network Status

    Figure 11-38 Network Status Check From the Network Detection screen, click the Status button on the lower- right corner of the page. If normal, the following message displays. Figure 11-39 Result of Network Status Check NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 11-27...
  • Page 218: Checking Network Statistics

    ISSUE 1.0 If the message box displays information other than normal, click the Network button to show the network parameters quick settings screen. 4.4 Checking Network Statistics You can check the network for real-time information of the NVR. Access the Network Detection screen: Menu ->...
  • Page 219: Chapter 12 Raid

    Chapter 13, Section 2 Managing Network HDD on page 13-3). Our device provides two ways for creating array, including one-touch configuration and manual configuration. Figure 12-1 RAID Flow Chart on page 12-2 shows the process for creating an array. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 12-1...
  • Page 220: Enable Raid

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 12-1 RAID Flow Chart 1.1 Enable RAID Use one of the options below and perform the steps to enable the RAID function, otherwise the disk array cannot be created. OPTION 1: Enable the RAID function in the Wizard when the device starts up, ...
  • Page 221: One-Touch Configuration

    Menu -> HDD -> RAID Figure 12-3 Physical Disk Screen 2. Check the checkbox for the corresponding HDD No. to select it. 3. Click the One-touch Create button to enter the One-touch Array Configuration screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 12-3...
  • Page 222: Figure 12-4 One-Touch Array Configuration

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 12-4 One-touch Array Configuration 4. Edit the array name in the Array Name text field. 5. Click OK to start configuring the array. If you install four or more HDDs for one-touch configuration, a hot spare disk is set by default. It is recommended to set the hot spare disk for automatically rebuilding the array when the array NOTE is abnormal.
  • Page 223: Manually Creating Array

    In this section, we use RAID 5 as an example to describe the manual configuration of the array and virtual disk. NOTE Access the Physical Disk settings screen: Menu -> HDD -> RAID -> Physical Disk Figure 12-7 Physical Disk Settings Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 12-5...
  • Page 224: Figure 12-8 Create Array Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 Click Create to display the Create Array screen. Figure 12-8 Create Array Screen Edit the Array Name. Set the RAID Level to RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 or RAID 10 and select the Physical Disk for which you want to configure the array.
  • Page 225: Figure 12-10 Array Settings Screen

    Before you start, verify the hot spare disk is configured. Access the Physical Disk settings screen Menu -> HDD -> RAID -> Physical Disk Figure 12-11 Physical Disk Settings Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 12-7...
  • Page 226: Automatically Rebuilding Array

    ISSUE 1.0 Select a disk and click to set it as the hot spare disk. Only global hot spare mode is supported. NOTE 2.1 Automatically Rebuilding Array When the virtual disk is in Degraded status, the device can start rebuilding the array automatically with the hot spare disk to ensure high security and reliability of the data.
  • Page 227: Deleting Array

    RRAY Deleting the array causes all saved data on the disk to be deleted. Access the Array settings screen: Menu -> HDD -> RAID -> Array Figure 12-15 Array Settings Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 12-9...
  • Page 228: Checking And Editing Firmware

    ISSUE 1.0 Select an array and click to delete the array. Figure 12-16 Confirm Array Deletion In the popup message box, click Yes to confirm the array deletion. Deleting the array causes all saved data to be deleted. NOTE ECTION HECKING AND DITING IRMWARE...
  • Page 229: Chapter 13 Hdd Management

    To immediately initialize the HDD, click the Yes button on the Attention message or you can perform the following steps to initialize it. Access the HDD Information screen Menu -> HDD -> General Figure 13-2 HDD Information Screen Select the HDD to be initialized. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-1...
  • Page 230: Figure 13-3 Confirm Initialization

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the Init button. Figure 13-3 Confirm Initialization Select OK to start initialization. (The status displays.) Figure 13-4 Status Change to Initializing After the HDD has been initialized, the status of the HDD changes from Uninitialized to Normal. Figure 13-5 Status Change to Normal Initializing the HDD erases all of the data.
  • Page 231: Managing Network Hdd

    A maximum of eight network disks can be added. Access the HDD Information screen: Menu -> HDD -> General Figure 13-6 HDD Information Screen Click Add to display the Add NetHDD screen. Figure 13-7 Add NetHDD Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-3...
  • Page 232 ISSUE 1.0 Add the allocated NetHDD. Figure 13-8 Add NAS Disk Set the Type as NAS or IP SAN. Configure the NAS or IP SAN settings. Add NAS Disk: Enter the NetHDD IP Address in the text field. Click Search to search the available NAS disks. Select the NAS disk from the list.
  • Page 233: Figure 13-9 Add Ip San Disk

    Information menu. The added NetHDD is displayed in the list. If the added NetHDD is uninitialized, select it and click the Init button for initialization. NOTE Figure 13-10 Initialize Added NetHDD NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-5...
  • Page 234: Managing Esata

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ANAGING E When there is an external eSATA device connected to NVR, you can configure eSATA for the use of Record/Capture or Export. You can also manage the eSATA in the NVR. Access the Advanced Record settings screen: Menu ->...
  • Page 235: Managing Hdd Group

    Click Yes to reboot the device and activate the changes. After the device reboots, access the HDD Information screen: Menu -> HDD -> General Select HDD from the list and click to enter the Local HDD settings screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-7...
  • Page 236: Setting Hdd Property

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 13-15 Local HDD Settings Screen Select the Group number for the current HDD. The default group number for each HDD is 1. NOTE Click the OK button to confirm the settings. Figure 13-16 Confirm HDD Group Settings In the popup Attention box, click Yes to finish the settings.
  • Page 237: Figure 13-17 Local Hdd Settings Screen

    In the HDD Information menu, the HDD property is displayed in the list. A minimum of two hard disks must be installed on your NVR when you want to set a HDD to Redundancy and there is one HDD with R/W property. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-9...
  • Page 238: Configuring Quota Mode

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ONFIGURING UOTA Each camera can be configured with the allocated quota for the storage of recorded files or captured pictures. Access the Storage Mode screen: Menu -> HDD -> Advanced Figure 13-18 Storage Mode Settings – Quota Set the Mode to Quota.
  • Page 239: Configuring Disk Clone

    Before you start, an eSATA disk should be connected to the device. Access the HDD Advanced settings screen: Menu -> HDD -> Advanced Click the Disk Clone tab to enter the Disk Clone screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-11...
  • Page 240: Figure 13-21 Disk Clone Configuration Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 13-21 Disk Clone Configuration Screen Verify the Usage of the eSATA disk is set as Export. If not, click Set, then choose Export and click OK. Figure 13-22 Setting eSATA Usage The capacity of the destination disk must be the same as the clone source disk.
  • Page 241: Checking Hdd Status

    If the status of HDD is Normal or Sleeping, the HDD is functioning normally. If the status is Uninitialized or Abnormal, initialize the HDD before use. If the HDD initialization fails, replace it with a NOTE new HDD. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-13...
  • Page 242: Checking Hdd Status In Hdd Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 7.2 Checking HDD Status in HDD Screen Access the System Information screen: Menu -> Maintenance -> System Info Click the HDD tab to view the status of each HDD displayed on the list. Figure 13-26 View HDD Status (System Info) HDD D ECTION ETECTION...
  • Page 243: Figure 13-27 S.m.a.r.t Settings Screen

    S.M.A.R.T. HDD self-evaluation. If you want to use the HDD even if the S.M.A.R.T. checking failed, check “Continue to use this disk when self-evaluation is failed” checkbox. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-15...
  • Page 244: Bad Sector Detection

    ISSUE 1.0 8.2 Bad Sector Detection Click the Bad Sector Detection tab. Figure 13-28 Bad Sector Detection Select the HDD No. in the dropdown list for the HDD you want to configure. Choose All Detection or Key Area Detection as the detection type. Click Detect to start the detection.
  • Page 245: Configuring Hdd Error Alarms

    Alarm Response Actions on page 8-11. NOTE When Trigger Alarm Output is selected, you can also select the alarm output to be triggered from the list. Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 13-17...
  • Page 246 ISSUE 1.0 13-18 HDD Management...
  • Page 247: Chapter 14 Camera Settings

    Select the Date Format, Time Format and Display Mode. Use the mouse to click and drag the text frame on the preview window to adjust the OSD position. Click the Apply button to apply the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 14-1...
  • Page 248: Configuring Privacy Mask

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ONFIGURING RIVACY You are allowed to configure the four-sided privacy mask zones that cannot be viewed by the operator. The privacy mask can prevent certain surveillance areas from being viewed or recorded. Open the Privacy Mask Settings screen: Menu ->...
  • Page 249: Configuring Video Parameters

    Menu -> Camera -> Image Figure 14-4 Image Settings Screen Select the camera to set image parameters. Click on the arrow to change the value of each parameter. Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 14-3...
  • Page 250 ISSUE 1.0 14-4 Camera Settings...
  • Page 251: Chapter 15 Nvr Management And Maintenance

    Click the Device Info, Camera, Record, Alarm, Network and HDD tabs to view the system information for the device. Figure 15-1 Device Information Screen You can add the device to your mobile client software by scanning the QR Code. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 15-1...
  • Page 252: Searching And Exporting Log Files

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION EARCHING AND XPORTING ILES The operation, alarm, exception and information of the NVR can be stored in log files, which can be viewed and exported at any time. Access the Log Search screen: Menu -> Maintenance -> Log Information Figure 15-2 Log Search Screen Set the log search conditions to refine your search, including the Start Time, End Time, Major Type and Minor Type.
  • Page 253: Figure 15-3 Log Search Results

    Log Information. You can also click the button to view related video files, if available. Figure 15-4 Log Details NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 15-3...
  • Page 254: Figure 15-5 Log Search Results

    ISSUE 1.0 To export the log files, click the Export button to enter the Export menu. Click Export All on the Log Search screen (refer to Figure 15-2 Log Search Screen on page 15-2) to access the Export screen (refer to Figure 15-5 Log Search Results on page 15-4).
  • Page 255: Figure 15-6 Import/Export Config File

    Access the Import/Export Config File screen: Menu -> Maintenance -> Import/Export Figure 15-6 Import/Export Config File Click Export to export configuration files to the selected local backup device. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 15-5...
  • Page 256: Upgrading The System

    ISSUE 1.0 To import a configuration file, select the file from the selected backup device and click the Import button. After the import process is completed, you must reboot the NVR. When the configuration files finish importing, the device reboots automatically.
  • Page 257: Upgrading By Ftp

    Click the Upgrade button to start upgrading. After the upgrade is complete, reboot the NVR to activate the new firmware. ECTION ESTORING EFAULT ETTINGS Access the Default screen: Menu -> Maintenance -> Default Figure 15-9 Restore Defaults NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 15-7...
  • Page 258 ISSUE 1.0 Select the restore type from the following three options. Restore Defaults: Restore all parameters, except the network (including IP  address, subnet mask, gateway, MTU, NIC working mode, default route, server port, etc.) and user account parameters, to the factory default settings. Factory Defaults: Restore all parameters to the factory default settings.
  • Page 259: Figure 16-1 Rs-232 Settings Interface

    Menu >Configuration> RS-232 Figure 16-1 RS-232 Settings Interface Configure RS-232 parameters, including Baud Rate, Data Bit, Stop Bit, Parity, Flow Ctrl (flow control) and Usage. Click Apply to save the settings. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 16-1...
  • Page 260: Chapter 16 Other Settings

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ONFIGURING ENERAL ETTINGS You can configure the BNC output standard, VGA output resolution and mouse pointer speed using the General screen. Access the General settings screen: Menu >Configuration> General Select the General tab. Figure 16-2 General Settings Screen (2U Series NVR) Figure 16-3 General Settings Screen (Others) 16-2 Other Settings...
  • Page 261: Configuring Dst Settings

    Select the DST Settings tab. Figure 16-4 DST Settings Screen Check the Auto DST Adjustment checkbox. Or, you can manually check the Enable DST checkbox and select the date for the DST period. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 16-3...
  • Page 262: Configuring More Settings

    ISSUE 1.0 ECTION ONFIGURING ETTINGS You can configure additional settings such as the device name, device number, auto logout time and the menu output mode. To configure these settings: Access the General Settings screen: Menu > Configuration> General Click the More Settings tab to access the More Settings screen. Figure 16-5 More Settings Screen Configure the following settings: Device Name: Edit the NVR name.
  • Page 263: Managing User Accounts

    Administrator has the permission to add and delete users and configure user parameters. 5.1 Adding a User To add users: Access the User Management screen: Menu > Configuration> User Figure 16-6 User Management Screen NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 16-5...
  • Page 264: Figure 16-7 User Management - Add User Menu

    ISSUE 1.0 Click the Add button to access the Add User screen. Figure 16-7 User Management - Add User Menu Enter the following information for a new user: User Name  Password and Confirm  STRONG PASSWORD RECOMMENDED – We highly recommend you create a strong password of your own choosing (using a minimum of 8 characters, including upper case letters, CAUTION...
  • Page 265: Figure 16-8 User Management - User Listed On User Management Screen

    Local Log Search: Search and view NVR logs and system information.  Local Parameters Settings: Configure parameters, restore factory default  parameters and import/export configuration files. Local Camera Management: Add, delete and edit IP cameras parameters.  NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 16-7...
  • Page 266 ISSUE 1.0 Local Advanced Operation: Operate HDD management (initialize HDD  and set HDD property), upgrade system firmware and clear I/O alarm output. Local Shutdown Reboot: Shutdown or reboot the NVR.  Remote Configuration Remote Log Search: Remotely view logs that are saved on the NVR. ...
  • Page 267: Deleting A User

    Select the user account you want to edit from the list on the User Management screen. Refer to Figure 16-10 User Management - User List. Click the icon to access the Edit User screen. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series 16-9...
  • Page 268: Figure 16-11 User Management - Edit User Screen

    ISSUE 1.0 Figure 16-11 User Management - Edit User Screen Edit the corresponding parameters. Operator and Guest: You can edit the user information, including user name, password,  permission level and MAC address. To create a new password, check the Change Password checkbox and enter the new password in the Password text field.
  • Page 269: Appendix A Glossary And Troubleshooting

    PAL: Acronym for Phase Alternating Line. PAL is also another video standard used  in broadcast televisions systems in large parts of the world. PAL signal contains 625 scan lines at 50Hz. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 270: Troubleshooting

    Issue 1.0 PTZ: Acronym for Pan, Tilt, Zoom. PTZ cameras are motor driven systems that  allow the camera to pan left and right, tilt up and down and zoom in and out. USB: Acronym for Universal Serial Bus. USB is a plug-and-play serial bus standard ...
  • Page 271 3. Verify whether the bandwidth is sufficient. Select Menu -> Maintenance -> Net Detect -> Network Stat. Check the usage of the access bandwidth and determine if the total bandwidth has reached its limit. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 272 Issue 1.0 4. Check if the fault is solved by steps 1 ~ 3. If solved, finish the process. If not, contact engineer from our company for additional troubleshooting. The IP camera frequently goes online and offline and the status is displayed ...
  • Page 273 Open the Super Terminal, and execute the ping command 192.168.0.0 –l 1472 –f (the IP address may change according to the real condition). Check if packet loss exists. Press Ctrl and C simultaneously to exit the ping command. NOTE NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 274 Issue 1.0 2. Verify the frame rate is real-time frame rate. Select Menu -> Record -> Parameters -> Record. Set the Frame rate to Full Frame. 3. Check if the fault is solved using the steps above. If solved, finish the process. If not, contact engineer from our company for additional troubleshooting.
  • Page 275: Figure A-1 Windows Task Management Screen

    Log in the IP camera directly and turn the audio on. Check if the sound is normal. If not, please contact the manufacturer of the IP camera. NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 276 Issue 1.0 2. Verify the parameter settings are correct. Select Menu -> Record -> Parameters -> Record and set the Stream Type as Audio & Video. 3. Verify the audio encoding standard of the IP camera is supported by the NVR. NVR supports G722.1 and G711 standards.
  • Page 277 AXIS protocol. Table A-1 Compatible IP Cameras IP Camera Max. Manufacturer Model Version Sub-stream Audio Resolution or Protocol ACM3401-09L-X-00227 A1D-220-V3.13.16-AC 1208*1024 ACTi √ 1208*1024 TCM4301-10D-X-00083 A1D-310-V4.12.09-AC √ 1208*960 TCM5311-11D-X-00023 A1D-310-V4.12.09-AC NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series...
  • Page 278 Issue 1.0 Table A-1 Compatible IP Cameras (Continued) IP Camera Max. Manufacturer Model Version Sub-stream Audio Resolution or Protocol √ 1208*1024 AV1305 M 65175 √ AV2815 65220 1920*1080 Arecont √ 1920*1080 AV3105M 65175 1600*1200 AV8185DN 65172 √ M1114 5.09.1 1024*640 640*480 √(x) M3011(ONVIF compatibility)
  • Page 279 MG.1.6.03P8 1280*1024 √(x) √ F3106 (ONVIF compatibility) M2.1.6.03P8 1280*1024 Zavio √(x) √ 1280*720 F3110 (ONVIF compatibility) M2.1.6.01 √(x) √ 1920*1080 F3206 (ONVIF compatibility) MG.1.6.02c045 √(x) √ F531E (ONVIF compatibility) LM.1.6.18P10 640*480 NVR Configuration Guide (Advanced) for NRS Expanded Series A-11...
  • Page 280 Issue 1.0 A-12 Glossary and Troubleshooting...