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DiBos/DiBos Micro

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  • Page 1 Operating Manual DiBos/DiBos Micro...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    EARCH FOR ADDITIONAL DATA ..............................44 XPORTING FILES .............................45 MPORT EXPORTED FILES ....................46 UTHENTICATE IMAGES FROM SEVERAL CAMERAS ...........................46 UTHENTICATE A SINGLE IMAGE ..............................47 ROTECT VIDEO ..............................47 ELETE VIDEO THE ICON LIST..............................48 ..............................48 IST OF ICONS F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 3: Starting The Program / Logging On To The System

    When installation is complete, you can start the program. 1. Switch on the computer and wait until the desktop appears. 2. Double-click on the DiBos icon on your desktop or select "Start - All Programs - DiBos". The program is started and the log-on dialog box appears.
  • Page 4: The User Interface

    It is possible to switch quickly into playback mode and back by clicking on the button. The button you select is then color-highlighted. Live mode Playback mode Button for live mode Button for playback mode F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 5: Live Mode

    The user interface is divided into different areas. Menu bar with current date and time Display bar Device list with camera and remote stations Image area with image window Control and status field Event field Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 6: The Menu Bar In Live Mode

    Large device list Enlarges the device list and minimizes the control and status fields. To minimize the device list, select the command again. Help Displays online help Info Displays system information. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 7: The Display Bar

    Switching sound button on and off Clicking on the button switches the sound on or off. To adjust the volume, click on the down arrow . Select the volume you require with the volume regulator. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 8: The Device List In Live Mode

    The image can be displayed in any window at all using the "Drag and drop" function. Enlarging and minimizing device list Click on the bar between the device list and the control and status field. Minimizes the device list Enlarges the device list F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 9: The Control And Status Field

    The control field for dome cameras and pan/tilt cameras is displayed. The relays which have been configured are displayed. The alarm inputs which have been configured are displayed. Instant playback is started. The monitors' control field is displayed. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 10 Camera commands which have been saved can be called up. To do so, click on the down arrow (on right) and make your selection. Note: It is also possible to control these functions in the image window. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 11 The relays can be activated or deactivated as follows: • Double-click with the left mouse button on the relay icon • Right click and select the "Activate/deactivate" command The relay is inactive. The relay is active. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 12 If remote stations have been configured, a selection field appears. Click on the down arrow , and select the remote station in order to list the alarm inputs connected to it. Alarm input on standby. Alarm input has triggered. Note: alarm simulation inputs can be activated/deactivated by double-clicking or right clicking. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 13 The image taken at this time will be displayed. Playback starts at the configured time. The value which has been set in the configuration is used, i.e. there is a 30-second time delay between playback and the live image. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 14 Note: The configuration specifies which cameras are to be visible for which users ("Authorization levels" menu). Enlarge and minimize control and status field Click on the bar above the control and status field. Enlarges the control and status field. Minimizes the control and status field. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 15: The Image Area In Live Mode

    Cameras 1 to 4 are displayed (the number "1" appears on the right beneath the button). Cameras 5 to 8 are displayed (the number "2" appears on the right beneath the button). Cameras 9 to 12 are displayed (the number "3" appears on the right beneath the button) etc. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 16 Release the mouse button and the image of this camera appears in the image window. Enlarge and minimize image area Click on the bar beneath the image area. Minimizes the image area. Enlarges the image area. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 17: The Image Window

    The digital zoom function is not available for dome or pan/tilt cameras. Note: The part of the image where the magnifying glass is located is zoomed. It is also possible to pan in the image window. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 18: The Event Field

    After filtering the list, only those events which match the criteria you have selected will be displayed. Calls up the filter dialog box. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 19 Minimizes the image area and enlarges the event field. Enlarges the image area and minimizes the event field. Note: The most recent events will only appear at the very top of the list if the "Date" column is selected in ascending order. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 20: Playback Mode

    The user interface in playback mode The user interface is divided into different areas. Menu bar with date and time Display bar Device list with camera and remote stations Image area with image windows Timeline area and search results F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 21: The Menu Bar In Playback Mode

    Checks for motion information in the image in the selected image window. You can enter a time period and select the image areas. Note: The search for motion function is only possible with locally connected cameras. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 22 Exporting drive. The files are exported in DiBos or ASF format. When exporting data in DiBos format, viewer software is also saved. The user must have administrator rights in order to install the viewer. User rights are sufficient for playing the viewer. The viewer runs on all Windows XP and Windows 2000 systems.
  • Page 23: The Display Bar

    Note: Clicking on the button again ends the camera round. Switching sound button on and off Clicking on the button switches the sound on or off. To adjust the volume, click on the down arrow. Select the volume you require with the volume regulator. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 24: The Device List In Playback Mode

    The image can be displayed in any window at all using the "Drag and drop" function. Importing exported image files Exported image files can be imported. Note: "Recordings/Load exported video" must be selected! F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 25: The Image Area In Playback Mode

    Cameras 1 to 4 are displayed (the number "1" appears on the right beneath the button). Cameras 5 to 8 are displayed (the number "2" appears on the right beneath the button). Cameras 9 to 12 are displayed (the number "3" appears on the right beneath the button) etc. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 26 Release the mouse button and the image of this camera appears in the image window. Enlarge and minimize image area Click on the bar beneath the image area. Minimizes the image area. Enlarges the image area. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 27: The Image Window

    The digital zoom function is not available for dome or pan/tilt cameras. Note: The part of the image where the magnifying glass is located is zoomed. It is also possible to pan in the image window. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 28: The Timeline Area

    Shows a camera list with timeline for every camera in the image area. Shows a list of the search results. Only after a search has been performed will you get the tab which shows you whether search results are available or not. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 29 Use the right and left arrows • Place the mouse cursor on the line and turn the mouse wheel The search results title bar The search results can be classified. The column width and sequence can be changed. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 30 You can select a time period in the timeline using the hairline. You can use this selection for further actions such as exporting images, searching for images in the displayed cameras. Move the mouse cursor to the bottom anchor of the hairline and drag it to the required time period. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 31 The speed is set with speed. The speed is set with the speed the speed regulator. regulator. Note: Audio playback is in real time mode only. Single image reverse Jump to the end of the recording Pause Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 32 When minimizing the timeline area the events saved from the cameras displayed appear on a single timeline. If events overlap, they are displayed in the following order: Priority 1 No camera signal Priority 2 Alarm recording Priority 3 Motion recording Priority 4 Continuous recording Priority 5 No recording F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 33 Video and audio data can be exported to a CD/DVD drive, a network drive or a USB drive. The files are exported in DiBos or ASF format. When a video is exported in DiBos format, a viewer is added to the data.
  • Page 34: Operating Procedures - Live / Playback Mode

    Note: As incoming alarms are saved in the logbook, they can be called up at any time in playback mode. Display all alarms All alarms are displayed in the image area. The system automatically selected the best type of display. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 35: Creating/Editing Favorites

    1. Click on the favorite icon. 2. Place the mouse cursor on the name of the favorite and right click. Select "Rename". 3. Enter the name of the favorite in the dialog field and click on "OK". Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 36 Hold the left mouse button down and drag the favorite to the required position and release the mouse button. The favorite is inserted in this position. Delete a favorite 1. Click on the favorite icon. 2. Right click on the name of the favorite. Select the "Delete" command. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 37: Display Logbook

    Note: To save the logbook, select "Fax" in the printer name in the dialog box and select "Print to file". Confirm with "OK". The file is saved in "C:\Program Files\DiBos". It can be opened with the "Windows Picture and Fax Viewer" program.
  • Page 38: Start/Exit Camera Round

    4. To exit the camera round, click on the icon again. Log off / change user 1. Select the "System / Log off / Change user" menu. 2. Enter the name and password of the new user. 3. Click on "OK". F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 39: Operating Procedures - Live Mode

    Moving the arrowhead to the left or right changes the column width. Note: Double-clicking in a field in the title bar optimizes the width of the column, i.e. the width is adjusted to suit the length of the text in the column. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 40: Zoom / Control Dome Cameras And Pan/Tilt Cameras

    To do so, click on the down (on left) arrow and make your selection. Camera commands which have been saved can be called up. To do so, click on the down (on right) arrow and make your selection. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 41 2. Click with the right mouse button on the image window in order to call up the following commands: 3. Focus near/far 4. Close iris/Open iris 5. Call up saved positions 6. Call up saved macros Note: The digital zoom function is not available for dome or pan/tilt cameras. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 42: Operating Procedures - Playback Mode

    Note: Areas which are not selected for search purposes are shown with a grid. 7. Click on "OK". The search results are listed in the timeline area. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 43: Search For Additional Data

    "to" fields and select the new date and time. 4. In "Additional data", select those criteria which are to form the basis of the search. 5. Click on "Start search". The search results are listed. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 44: Exporting Files

    DiBos or ASF format. When files are exported in DiBos format, a viewer is added to the data. The user must have administrator rights in order to install the viewer. User rights are sufficient for playing the viewer. The viewer runs on all Windows XP and Windows 2000 systems.
  • Page 45: Import Exported Files

    Only then are the cameras listed and can be selected by double clicking. Note: Select "Recording/ Hide exported video" to remove the exported files from the display. Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 46: Authenticate Images From Several Cameras

    1. Select the image window of the camera whose image you want to check. 2. Click on the "Selected image window / Authenticate video" menu. A message shows you whether the image has been changed or not. F.01U.512.560 A1/2005-09 Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 47: Protect Video

    "from" and "to" fields and select the new date. Note: It is not possible to delete images for a time span of less than one day. 5. Click on "Start". Bosch Security Systems A1/2005-09 F.01U.512.560...
  • Page 48: The Icon List

    DiBos The icon list The icon list List of icons Dome camera: live images are only Network remote station DiBos 8: displayed (but not saved) connection has been made Dome camera: poor image quality Network remote station DiBos 8: (too light, too dark, noisy)
  • Page 49 Notes Note s...
  • Page 50 Notes...
  • Page 51 Notes Note s...
  • Page 52 Lancaster, PA 17601 U.S.A. The Netherlands Tel: 800-326-3270 Tel: 31 40 278 1222 Fax: 1-717-735-6560 Fax: 31 40 278 6668 Bosch Security Systems Pte Ltd 38C, Jalan Pemimpin Singapore 577180 Republic of Singapore Tel: 65 (6) 319 3486 Fax: 65 (6) 319 3499...

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