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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    PR ES ET /AU TO Before attempting to connect or operate this product, please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use. Digital Disk Recorders Operating Instructions WJ-HD309A WJ-HD316A Model Nos. ST OP PL AY PA US E...
  • Page 2 ENGLISH VERSION Caution: Before attempting to connect or operate this product, please read the label on the top and bottom. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
  • Page 3: Limitation Of Liability

    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THIS PUBLICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WAR- RANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WAR- RANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR ANY PAR- TICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THE THIRD PARTY’S RIGHT.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 8) Do not use near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Page 5: Precautions

    PRECAUTIONS • Refer all work related to the installation of these products to qualified service personnel or system installers. • Do not operate the appliances beyond their speci- fied temperature, humidity, or power source ratings. Use the appliance at temperatures within +5 °C - +45 °C (41 °F - 113 °F) and humidity below 85 %.
  • Page 6: Trademarks And Registered Trademarks

    ABOUT THESE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS There are 3 sets of operating instructions for the WJ- HD316A/WJ-HD309A as follows. • Operating Instructions (book, these operating instruc- tions) • Network Operating Instructions (PDF) •...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY ... 3 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ... 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ... 4 PRECAUTIONS ... 5 TRADEMARKS AND REGISTERED TRADEMARKS ... 6 ABOUT THESE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ... 6 PREFACE ... 8 FEATURES ... 8 MAJOR OPERATING CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ...
  • Page 8: Preface

    While monitoring a multi-screen, each camera picture will be displayed as a moving image. HD316A directly (up to 9 cameras to the WJ-HD309A) and it is possible to record their camera pictures. It is also pos- sible to display four or more camera pictures on a single monitor, to switch camera pictures, and to operate cameras using this unit.
  • Page 9: Major Operating Controls And Their Functions

    Toggles the functions of the camera selection buttons. !0 Camera Selection Buttons ([1] - [10/0], [11] - [16] for the WJ-HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) Pressing a button displays live or playback images of the selected camera. The LED in the button indicates the status as follows.
  • Page 10 When the shift button is lit, these buttons work as the toggled function buttons. (The buttons available as the toggled function buttons will light green when the shift button is lit.) !1 Pan, Tilt, Latest Recorded Image Playback Button (PAN/TILT, GO TO LAST) Pans/tilts the selected camera, or plays back the latest recorded image.
  • Page 11: I Rear View

    To connect combination cameras, connect them to the CAMERA IN 1 - 8 connectors of the WJ-HD316A, or the CAMERA IN 1 - 6 of the WJ-HD309A (accept coaxial communication). r Video Output Connectors (CAMERA OUT 1 - 16 for...
  • Page 12: I On Monitor 1 (To Display Only Live Image)

    COM-#: When a command alarm has occurred. TRM-#: When a terminal alarm has occurred. *: Camera number (1 - 16 for the WJ-HD316A, 1 - 9 for the WJ-HD309A) #: Alarm number Note: Refer to page 49 for further information about...
  • Page 13: I On Monitor 2 (To Display Live Or Recorded Images)

    I On Monitor 2 (To display live or recorded images) w – A The negative circled number q indicates the camera title default position. Notes: • The same images displayed on monitor 2 will be dis- played on the VGA monitor. •...
  • Page 14 G Status on the Task Bar • On the Main Bar q Status Display Area q Status Display Area Indicated Item Live Indicates the live image display status Playback Indicates that playback is currently being performed with the displayed playback speed Recording Indicates that recording is currently being performed Search...
  • Page 15 COM-#: When a command alarm has occurred TRM-#: When a terminal alarm has occurred *: Camera number (1 - 16 for the WJ-HD316A, 1 - 9 for the WJ-HD309A) #: Alarm number Note: Refer to page 49 for further information about event types and event actions.
  • Page 16 • On the Left Bar Indicated Item Camera Indicates recording and displaying status Gray: Camera currently not displayed or not con- nected to the respective channel Green: Camera displayed on the monitor Orange: Camera currently being recorded Blue: Camera currently being recorded and dis- played on the monitor •...
  • Page 17: Startup

    It is also possible to enter numbers by pressing the camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ-HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A). To move the cursor, press the arrow buttons. Use the same method to enter or edit characters attached to images.
  • Page 18: Clock Adjustment

    CLOCK ADJUSTMENT It is recommended to check the clock periodically and put the clock right if it shows the wrong time. Adjust the clock when displaying a live image. Note: The following are the descriptions of how to adjust the clock on the SETUP MENU (Quick). Refer to page 106 for descriptions of how to adjust the clock on the SETUP MENU (Advanced).
  • Page 19: Shutdown

    SHUTDOWN To shutdown the unit, do the following. When recording is being performed, press the REC button for 2 or more seconds. Recording will stop and the indica- tor on the REC button will go off. When playback is being performed, press the STOP button. Playback will stop and the indicator on the PLAY/PAUSE button will go off.
  • Page 20: Recording (Manual Recording)

    RECORDING (Manual Recording) Do the following to record manually. Refer to a system administrator about the required settings for manual recording. STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT...
  • Page 21: Recording (Emergency Recording)

    RECORDING (Emergency Recording) Record manually using an external switch at an emergency event occurrence. For example, install an external switch at the reception counter, and start recording with it when a suspicious indi- vidual appears. Refer to a system administrator about the required settings for emergency recording.
  • Page 22: Playback

    PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT /AUTO [WJ-HD309A] STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT TEXT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY MARK IRIS LISTED PRESET...
  • Page 23 It is possible to display recorded images in multi-screen format (4/7/9/10/13/16 for the WJ-HD316A, 4/7/9 for the WJ-HD309A). q Press the SHIFT button. The SHIFT indicator will light. w Press a camera selection button (1 - 6 for the WJ-HD316A, 1 - 3 for the WJ-HD309A) to select a desired multi-screen.
  • Page 24 1. Press the SHIFT button. The SHIFT indicator will light. MARK 2. Press the camera selection button 12 (9 for the WJ-HD309A) (MARK) at a desired point to be marked during playback. Up to 100 points can be marked. When more than 100 points are marked, MARK the older marked points will be overwritten by the newer marked points.
  • Page 25: Playback Image On A Designated Disk

    EL-ZOOM Press the SHIFT button. The SHIFT indicator will light. Press the camera selection button 9 (7 for the WJ-HD309A) (DISK SELECT). The DISK SELECT window will be displayed on monitor 2 and the VGA monitor. Recording area for manual recording...
  • Page 26 STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO Select a disk to be played using the jog dial and move the cursor to "OK" using the arrows button.
  • Page 27: Playback From A Designated Time And Date

    PLAYBACK FROM A DESIGNATED TIME AND DATE Note: This feature is available only when "HDD NORMAL/ EVENT AREA" or "HDD COPY AREA" is selected with the DISK SELECT window. When "COPY 1" or "COPY 2" is selected, this feature is not available. Refer to page 25 for further information about the DISK SELECT win- dow.
  • Page 28: Search And Play

    SEARCH AND PLAY There are 3 ways to search for a recorded image and play it when "HDD NORMAL/EVENT AREA" or "HDD COPY AREA" is selected with the DISK SELECT window. • Search for a recording event and play it (Recording event search) (see below) •...
  • Page 29 Search filter buttons: Filter cancel button: Time and date: Camera channel: Recording event: Text information: Time range of the listed data: Number of the listed data: Search information: G Recording Event Thumbnail Window Time and date: Camera channel/Recording event: Number of the listed data: Notes: •...
  • Page 30 STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY Press the SEARCH button repeatedly until the recording event list window is displayed. TIME&DATE CAMERA REC EVENT TIME&DATE REC EVT...
  • Page 31 CANCEL : [ ESC ] Select camera channel numbers (1 - 16 for the WJ- HD316A, 1 - 9 for the WJ-HD309A) using the arrows button to move the cursor, and rotate the jog dial to apply filtering. It is possible to select camera channels using the camera selection buttons [1] - [16] for the WJ-HD316A ([1] - [9] for the WJ-HD309A).
  • Page 32: I Search For Copied Recorded Images And Play It Back

    STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY To stop playback, press the STOP button. The indicator on the PLAY/PAUSE button will go off and playback will be stopped.
  • Page 33 G Copy Data Thumbnail Window Time and date: Camera channel: Notes: • Some images displayed in the thumbnail window may not match with their respective displayed recorded time due to play- ing of compressed recorded images. • When no image file was found for the searched time and date, the displayed time and date on the list/thumbnail window may not matchthe start time of the recorded images to be played.
  • Page 34 STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY Press the SEARCH button repeatedly until the copy data file list window is displayed. TIME&DATE CAMERA REC EVENT TIME&DATE...
  • Page 35 CANCEL : [ ESC ] Select camera channel numbers (1 - 16 for the WJ- HD316A, 1 - 9 for the WJ-HD309A) using the arrows button to move the cursor, and rotate the jog dial to apply filtering. It is possible to select camera channels using the camera selection buttons [1] - [16] for the WJ-HD316A ([1] - [9] for the WJ-HD309A).
  • Page 36: I Search For A Motion Detected Time And Date From

    I Search for a motion detected time and date from the recorded images and play it (VMD search) Note: This feature is available only when "HDD NORMAL/ EVENT AREA" or "HDD COPY AREA" is selected with the DISK SELECT window. When "COPY 1" or "COPY 2" is selected, this feature is not available.
  • Page 37 STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY cn xvn Press the SET button. I SELECT CAMERA & DATE CAMERA CAM1 START...
  • Page 38 STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO Move the cross cursor using the arrows button to a point to be determined as the end point of the motion detection area.
  • Page 39 ⁄8 ⁄5 ⁄ 7 STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY ⁄3 ⁄3 Move the cursor to select a detection mode using the arrow buttons and rotate the jog dial to check the radio button next to the selected detection mode.
  • Page 40 To delete the motion detection area STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO Rotate the jog dial to select "DELETE AREA" on the status bar. Note: To delete all the motion detection areas, select "DELETE ALL AREA"...
  • Page 41: I Search For A Marked Point And Play From That Point (Marking Search)

    I Search for a marked point and play from that point (Marking search) Display the recording time of the recorded images with a marked point in a list or a thumbnail and select the desired recording time to play. Refer to page 24 for further informa- tion about marking.
  • Page 42: Monitor Live Images

    PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT /AUTO [WJ-HD309A] STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT TEXT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY MARK IRIS LISTED PRESET...
  • Page 43: I Displaying On A Multi-Screen

    I Displaying on a Multi-screen It is possible to display images on a multi-screen (4, 7, 9, 10, 13, 16 for the WJ-HD316A, 4, 7, 9 for the WJ-HD309A). Notes: • Audio will not be heard when displaying images on a multiscreen.
  • Page 44: I Sequential Display

    PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT /AUTO [WJ-HD309A] STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT TEXT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY MARK IRIS LISTED PRESET...
  • Page 45: Control Cameras

    Camera will move slowly by pressing the arrows button while holding the PAN/TILT SLOW button down. Press the camera selection button ([1] - [16] for the WJ-HD316A, [1] - [9] for the WJ-HD309A) respective to the controlled camera channel to quit the panning/tilting operation.
  • Page 46: I Iris

    Press the arrows button (B) to shift the focus farther. Auto focus is available by pressing the SET button. Press the camera selection button ([1] - [16] for the WJ-HD316A, [1] - [9] for the WJ-HD309A) respective to the controlled camera channel to quit the focusing operation.
  • Page 47: Move A Camera To The Preset Position

    /AUTO BUSY Press a camera selection button ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ-HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) to register a preset position number. The pressed button number will be registered as a preset position number. The jog dial also can be used to select a preset position number by rotating it.
  • Page 48: I Auto Function (Auto Pan, Etc)

    When selecting "CANCEL" using the arrows button and press the SET button, the PRESET/AUTO PAN window will be closed. I Auto Function (Auto Pan, etc) Moves a camera with an auto function set in advance. Important: When monitor 1 is selected, it is impossible to move a camera with an auto function by performing the follow- ing steps.
  • Page 49: About The Event Function

    ABOUT THE EVENT FUNCTION The event action will be performed when the following events occur. • Motion detection: When motion is detected by the motion detection function (see below), this is stated as an event of motion detection. • Video Loss: When a video signal supply is stopped because of a cable disconnection or malfunction of a camera, this is stated as an event of video loss.
  • Page 50 Alarm Function G Blinks the ALARM indicator on the front panel ALARM ALARM SUSPEND OPERATE G Switches from the images displayed on monitor 1 and monitor 2 to the images from the location of the alarm occurrence (on a single screen) G Displays the event information in the alarm display area on monitor 1 and the camera title display area on monitor 2...
  • Page 51: I Cancel The Alarm Action

    I Cancel the Alarm Action When an alarm has occurred, this unit will start the alarm action according to the selected alarm action mode. To cancel the alarm action, press the ALARM RESET but- ton. When "ON" is selected for "Alarm Auto Reset" (on the "Alarm Setup"...
  • Page 52: Copying (Duplicate)

    SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT ZOOM/ SLOW FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY [WJ-HD309A] STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 GOTO PAN/ TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT TEXT PAN/TILT ZOOM/ SLOW FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT...
  • Page 53 STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO SEARCH TILT LAST SHIFT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET LOGOUT LOGOUT EL-ZOOM /AUTO BUSY cvcv v Perform the settings for data copy (camera channel, time range, the disk on which images are to be copied).
  • Page 54: Delete Data On The Disk

    DELETE DATA ON THE DISK Perform the settings for the built-in hard disk of the unit, the optional extension unit and the DVD-RAM disk. These are the descriptions of how to delete recorded images on the hard disk and how to format a DVD-RAM disk. Refer to a system administrator for further information about the other disks.
  • Page 55 STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY Press the SET button. The cursor will be displayed on the "Data Delete" menu. SETUP MENU System Recording...
  • Page 56: Format (Initialize) A Dvd-Ram Disk

    FORMAT (INITIALIZE) A DVD-RAM DISK To copy (duplicate) recorded images onto the DVD-RAM disk, formatting (initializing) the DVD-RAM disk is required in advance. To delete images recorded on the DVD-RAM disk, format- ting (initializing) of the DVD-RAM disk is also required. Important: All data on the disk will be deleted if formatted (initial- ized).
  • Page 57 STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT LOGOUT /AUTO BUSY Press the SET button to select "FORMAT". The confirmation dialog window will be displayed. All of data in the COPY1 is going to be erased.
  • Page 58: Display/Edit Text Information

    PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED PRESET EL-ZOOM LOGOUT /AUTO [WJ-HD309A] STOP MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SHIFT TEXT ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY MARK IRIS LISTED PRESET...
  • Page 59 SEARCH SHIFT PAN/TILT ZOOM/ SLOW FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT COPY TEXT MARK 10/0 IRIS LISTED EL-ZOOM LOGOUT PRESET /AUTO BUSY [WJ-HD309A] STOP PLAY PAUSE MONITOR1 MONITOR2 PAN/ GOTO TILT LAST SEARCH SHIFT TEXT PAN/TILT SLOW ZOOM/ FOCUS REPEAT DISK SELECT...
  • Page 60: Error/Warnings

    ERROR/WARNINGS • The "error" status When a fatal error (one that might cause the system to go down) has occurred, the ERROR indicator will blink red and the error indication will be displayed on the monitor 2. • The "warning" status When an error (even though it has not caused the system trouble yet, but which may become a fatal error) has occurred, the ERROR indicator will blink orange.
  • Page 61 Indication Status THERMAL Warning POWER Warning #-nn% (available Error disk space is run- ning out) #-FULL (no avail- Warning able disk space) MEDIUM-n Warning REMOVE Error Warning HDD-ERROR Error Description Thermal error of the unit or the optional extension unit has been detected. The power outage alert signal is sup- plied from the uninterruptible power sup- ply system (UPS).
  • Page 62 Indication Status M-FAIL Error R-FAIL Error * : Camera number # : Partition number (Refer to page 15.) nn : Available disk space (percentage) n : COPY port number to which an external recording device is connected Note: The available disk space warning will be given only once when the available disk space has reached the set value. Mail notification of an available disk space warning will be sent each time 1 % of the available disk space is reduced after the available disk space has reached the set value.
  • Page 63: Operation Using A Pc

    OPERATION USING A PC It is possible to perform the settings or operate the unit using a web browser installed on a PC when this unit is connected to a network. The available features and the system requirements of a PC are as follows.
  • Page 64: Operation Of The Unit In The Cascade Connection

    OPERATION OF THE UNIT IN THE CASCADE CONNECTION When connecting multiple units (up to 4 units) in the cas- cade connection, it is possible to monitor images from all of the WJ-HD316A/309A in the cascade connection using a monitor. It is necessary in advance to perform the set- tings to operate the unit in the cascade connection.
  • Page 65: I Operation Using The System Controllers

    I Operation using the system con- trollers When using the system controller to which the unit number "001" is allocated It is possible to operate all of the WJ-HD316A/309A in the cascade connection using an optional PS·Data compatible controller by designating a unit number. When monitor 2 is selected, it is possible to display images from any unit which will be displayed on monitor 2 connected to the first (*1)
  • Page 66: Management Of Users/Hosts

    MANAGEMENT OF USERS/HOSTS It is necessary in advance to register users and PCs (hosts) who access this unit via a network such as a LAN. Up to 32 users and 8 hosts can be registered. The following information can be registered as user information and host information. Item Description User name...
  • Page 67 Notes: • When a user is operating this unit using a PS·Data compatible controller, this user can log in automatically as a PSD user set for "PSD User" of "System" on the SETUP MENU. • When a user logged into this unit using a PS·Data compatible controller and didn’t operate the unit for around 2 minutes, this PSD user will be forced to log out.
  • Page 68: Operating The Unit For The First Time

    OPERATING THE UNIT FOR THE FIRST TIME Important: When connecting an optional extension unit (the WJ- HDE300 series), turn on the power of the extension unit before turning on the power of this unit. Turn on the POWER switch. Press the SET button when the system check complete window is displayed.
  • Page 69: Preparation For Maintenance (Hdd Replacement, Installation, Etc.)

    Preparation for maintenance (HDD replacement, installation, etc.) When maintaining (HDD replacement, installation, etc.) without turning the power of the unit off, carry out the follow- ing operation after setting the HDD SAFETY MODE to ON. (The default setting is OFF.) This can be set on the "Disk Info"...
  • Page 70 The camera selection buttons (1 - 16 for the WJ-HD316A, 1 - 9, 0 for the WJ-HD309A) will light green and go off (for 2 seconds each) alternately. The following window will be displayed after around 30 sec- onds. Start maintenance after this window is displayed.
  • Page 71: Installations

    INSTALLATIONS Places to avoid • Places exposed to direct sunlight or near a source of heat such as a radiator • Very dirty and dusty places • Places subject to strong vibrations • Near magnetic field sources such as a television or speakers •...
  • Page 72: Connections

    • When connecting the Panasonic matrix switcher or the data multiplex unit to this unit, the looped through output signal for every video input signal from them must be supplied to the video input connectors of this unit directly.
  • Page 73: I Connections When The Unit Is Used Independently

    Important: • When connecting the Panasonic matrix switcher or the coaxial communication unit to this unit, the looped through output signal for every video input signal from them must be supplied to the video input connectors of this unit directly.
  • Page 74: I Connections With An Extension Unit

    I Connections with an extension unit An example of connections is shown below when the unit is used together with an optional extension unit. This unit can be connected with up to seven extension units. Connect the EXT IN port on the rear panel of the extension unit and the EXT STORAGE port on the rear panel of this unit using the cable provided with the optional extension unit.
  • Page 75: I Connections With Dvd-Ram, Cd-R, And Dvd-R Drives

    I Connections with DVD-RAM, CD-R, and DVD-R drives This is an example of connection when the unit is used together with the designated DVD-RAM, DVD-R and CD-R drive. Connect the designated DVD-RAM, DVD-R and CD-R drive and the COPY1 port on the rear panel or the COPY2 port inside the connectors cover on the front panel of this unit using an USB cable (not included).
  • Page 76: I Connections With The Vcr

    I Connections with the VCR When it is necessary to copy the recorded images to a video tape using a VCR, connect the VCR to the S-VIDEO connector (or the VIDEO OUT connector) and the AUDIO OUT connector inside the connectors cover on the front panel of this unit as below. MONITOR1 MONITOR2 TIMER...
  • Page 77: I Connections With Ps·data Systems

    I Connections with PS·Data systems This is an example of connection when the unit is used together with the PS·Data devices. If a connected system controller is PS·Data compatible, it is possible to operate this unit or connected devices using the sys- tem controller.
  • Page 78 G When installing this unit between a controller and a system device POWER Coaxial communication unit Termination: ON Unit Address : 2 AUDIO IN G When connecting this unit with a system device SERIAL CASCADE AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT CASCADE IN MONITOR (VGA) "PS·Data setup"...
  • Page 79: I Cascade Connection Of Multiple Units

    I Cascade connection of multiple units Up to of four units can be connected. For the cascade connection, connect the CASCADE IN connector and the CASCADE OUT connector on the rear panel of each unit as below. Important: • When connecting the unit in the cascade connection, set "Cascade" of "PS·Data Setup" in "Comm" on the SETUP MENU to "ON".
  • Page 80 G When the PS·Data compatible device is connected to the first unit Monitor 2 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT Monitor 1 RS485 cable (provided with the controller)
  • Page 81 G When the PS·Data compatible device is connected to the third unit Monitor 2 Monitor 1 CASCADE AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT CASCADE IN BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1 CASCADE AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT CASCADE IN BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1...
  • Page 82 G When the PS·Data compatible devices are connected to the first and third units Monitor 2 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT BNC Cable (Locally procured) Monitor 1 AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT Monitor 1 RS485 cable (provided with...
  • Page 83: I Connection With The Rs485 Camera

    I Connection with the RS485 camera This is an example of connection when the unit is used together with the RS485 devices. Up to eight cameras can be connected using a single RS485 (CAMERA) port. Important: • Terminate both devices on both ends of the connection. Refer to the respective operating instructions for the descriptions of how to terminate.
  • Page 84 G Daisy connection Multiple cameras can be connected to the RS485 (CAMERA) port. Example: When cameras 1 - 4 are connected to the CAMERA IN connectors 1 - 4 and cameras 9 - 12 are connected to the RS485 (CAMERA) port 1. Unit No.
  • Page 85: I Mode Switch

    I Mode Switch RS485 interface is used to communicate between this unit and the PS·Data compatible system device. In this case, it is neces- sary to terminate both devices on both ends of the RS485 connection. The settings of the mode switch will be different depending on whether this unit is used as a receiver or a controller. When an RS 485 camera is connected to this unit, it is necessary to terminate both devices on both ends of the connection.
  • Page 86: I How To Use The Terminals Of The Alarm/Control Connector

    +5 V output Operation Alarm signal output at an event occurrence Only for the WJ-HD316A (Not available for the WJ-HD309A) Canceling the alarm display Starting emergency recording signal input Generation of signal output for disk space alarm- ing of DVD-RAM, DVD-R and CD-R...
  • Page 87 (Master) and the synchronizing side (Slave). Synchronized side (Master): Set at "INT" (functioning as an output terminal) Synchronizing side (Slave): Set at "EXT" (functioning as an input terminal) (Earth) ALARM/CONTROL WJ-HD316A/WJ-HD309A (First unit) (Earth) (Sequence changeover output) External switch...
  • Page 88 G Connection for the Auto Adjust Time function • When "Auto Adjust Time" of "System" on the SETUP MENU is set to "MASTER" "Time Adjust Output" becomes available and the clock of this unit can be applied to other units. ALARM/CONTROL •...
  • Page 89 G Connection with the Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) This is an example of connection with the uninterruptible power system (UPS) to be installed to protect from a power outage. When a signal is supplied to the outage detection I/O terminals from the uninterruptible power system (UPS), internal process- ing (stops recording safely) will be started to shut off the power supply for this unit.
  • Page 90: Connector

    Alarm signal will be supplied at an event occurrence Event action will be performed according to the setting. Only for the WJ-HD316A (Not available for the WJ-HD309A) Alarm signal will be supplied at an event occurrence Remarks Non-voltage make contact/–100 mA,...
  • Page 91 G Alarm connection When a signal is supplied to the alarm input terminals of CH 1-16, recording and displaying of camera images will be per- formed according to the settings. When an alarm device such as a buzzer, a lamp, etc., is installed outside, connect them to the alarm output terminals (pin nos. 9 - 12, pin nos.
  • Page 92: I How To Use The Serial Connector

    D-sub Pin 9 (Female) CASCADE AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT (Locally procured) 7 (RTS) 8 (CTS) 3 (TXD) 5 (GND) 2 (RXD) WJ-HD316A/WJ-HD309A Connection example of cross cable MODE COPY 1 SERIAL ALARM MONITOR OUT CASCADE IN MONITOR (VGA) ALARM/CONTROL DATA RS485(CAMERA)
  • Page 93: Setup

    SETUP To operate this unit, it is necessary to set each item of the SETUP MENU in advance. Using the SETUP MENU (Quick) and the SETUP MENU (Advanced) First, check the setting items of the SETUP MENU (Quick) and perform the settings. When more detailed settings are required, perform the settings on the SETUP MENU (Advanced).
  • Page 94: I [Display]

    [Display] Perform the time and date, display settings such as the time and date display, the camera title display, the sequen- tial display and the language setting. SETUP MENU Quick Display Date Format Time Format REC & Event Time & Date Network Time &...
  • Page 95 1 - 4 on a 4-split screen. 5 - 8: Displays images from camera channels 5 - 8 on a 4-split screen. 9 - 9 (only for the WJ-HD309A): Displays an image from camera channel 9 on the upper left area on a 4-split screen.
  • Page 96 10 - 16 (only for the WJ-HD316A): Displays images from camera channels 10 - 16 on a 9-split screen. --: Skips the selected step. v When displaying images from camera channels "1 - 16" on a single screen is selected in step 3, select the cam- era position.
  • Page 97: I [Rec & Event]

    [REC & Event] Perform the settings for the basic recording and the set- tings for event actions of each event type (motion detection, video loss, command alarm and terminal alarm.) SETUP MENU Quick Display REC Type QUICK REC Camera REC & Event Resolution FIELD Network...
  • Page 98 The following are available for the image quality. SFA/SFB: Top quality (SUPER FINE) FQA/FQB: High quality (FINE) NQA/NQB: Standard quality (NORMAL) EXA/EXB: Low quality (EXTENDED) **A is suitable for less dynamic images. **B is suitable for more dynamic images. 8 Event REC Perform the recording rate (REC Rate) and the image quali- ty (Quality) for event recording (recording to be performed at event occurrence (motion detection, video loss, terminal/...
  • Page 99 1 s - 30 s (in 1 second intervals)/40 s/50 s/1 min/ 2 min/3 min/4 min/5 min EXT: Alarm output will continue until the ALARM RESET button is pressed. The following are available for "Buzzer" (buzzer sound duration). When OFF is selected, a buzzer will not sound. (s: second, min: minute) 1 s - 30 s (in 1 second intervals)/40 s/50 s/1 min/ 2 min/3 min/4 min/5 min...
  • Page 100: I [Network]

    [Screenshot 5] The motion detection area is set with the start point and the end point as the points at opposite angles of the motion detection area. n Repeat steps 4 and 5 to set another motion detection area. Up to 4 areas can be set. The newly created areas will be named automatically as A, B, C and D in the order of creation.
  • Page 101: I About The Setup Menu (Advanced)

    I About the SETUP MENU (Advanced) SETUP MENU System Advanced Switcher REC Rate CAM 1 Disk Info CAM 2 CAM 3 Version Info CAM 4 Disk End Mode CAM 5 CAM 6 Disk Capacity CAM 7 Date Delete CAM 8 CAM 9 CAM 10 Event Log...
  • Page 102 Settings menu Event Event Setup VMD Setup Alarm Setup Terminal Setup Schedule Time Table REC Program Event Program Special Days Switcher Monitor1 Monitor 2 Display OSD Setup Monitor1 Monitor2 Comm Camera Control PS·Data Setup RS485 Setup RS232C Setup NW Setup 1 NW Setup 2 NTP Setup Description...
  • Page 103 Settings menu Maintenance REC Rate Display the recording rate for each recording mode and image quality for each camera channel in list form. Disk Info Display hard disk information such as the available disk space on the built-in hard disk and the connected optional extension unit. Version Info Display version information of the software and the hardware and the MAC address.
  • Page 104: I Basic Operation With The Setup Menu

    I Basic Operation with the SETUP MENU (Advanced) z Press the SETUP/ESC button for 2 seconds or more when displaying live images. When "QUICK" is selected for "REC Type" of "REC & Event" (pages 97 and 111), the SETUP MENU (Quick) will be displayed.
  • Page 105: I [System] Settings On System

    I [System] Settings on System Perform the following system settings required to operate this unit. G [Basic Setup] Basic system settings Perform the following settings for basic operation. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display Comm Maintenance Basic Setup ADMIN Password ***** Time &...
  • Page 106 8 Shutdown Time Select a waiting time before starting the internal processing against the power outage after an outage detection signal has been supplied to the unit from the following. 10 s/20 s/30 s/1 min/2 min/3 min/4 min/5 min 8 Auto Copy ON or OFF whether or not to copy recorded images to the copy area on the hard disk or a DVD-RAM disk automatical- OFF: Does not copy automatically.
  • Page 107 [Screenshot 1] Start operation from the "Time & Date" menu. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Maintenance Switcher Display Comm Basic Setup Date Format MMM.DD.YY Time Format Time & Date Time & Date User Regist. User Edit Auto Adjust Time User Delete Master Time AUTO...
  • Page 108 QUAD9 (only for the WJ-HD309A): Displays an image from camera channel 9 on the upper left area on a 4- split screen. QUAD9 - 12 (only for the WJ-HD316A): Displays images from camera channels 9 - 12 on a 4-split screen.
  • Page 109 4 on a 4-split screen. QUAD5 - 8: Displays live images from camera channels 5 - 8 on a 4-split screen. QUAD9 (only for the WJ-HD309A): Displays an image from camera channel 9 on the upper left area on a 4- split screen.
  • Page 110 G Functions that can be enabled/disabled The following functions can be enabled/disabled according to the user level. Function Setup Setup Status Camera Setup Event Log Status Error Log Status Access Log Status Alarm Reset Alarm Suspended Time Copy Normal Recording Erase Event Recording Erase Manual REC Operation Playback Operation...
  • Page 111: I [Recording]

    I [Recording] Perform the settings for the basic recording (REC Setup) and the emergency recording. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display Comm Maintenance REC Setup REC Type QUICK Recording Emergency REC Power ON Manual REC Manual Recording Channel Color Mode COLOR STD Embedded REC(Title)
  • Page 112 Important: • It is possible to select ON or OFF to determine whether or not to display the camera title during playback even though OFF is selected. (Refer to page 129.) • When ON is selected, it is impossible to hide the cam- era title and the time and date.
  • Page 113 Important: • When OFF is selected for a specified camera channel, images from a camera channel set to OFF will not be recorded. • When "FRAME 3D ON" or "FRAME 3D OFF" is selected, the total recording rates of CAM 1 - CAM 16 (for the WJ-HD316A) must be less than 30 ips.
  • Page 114: I [Event] Function For Events

    I [Event] Function for Events Perform the settings for event actions of each event type (motion detection, video loss, command alarm and terminal alarm). SETUP MENU System Recording Advanced Switcher Display Event Setup Video Loss VMD Setup Terminal/Command Alarm Alarm Setup Terminal Setup Quick Menu G [Event Setup] Settings for the alarm output...
  • Page 115 [Screenshot 2] The "VMD Setup" window will be displayed. x Move the cross cursor to a desired point to be set as the start point of the motion detection area using the arrows button (C D A B), and press the SET button. Note: To set all areas on the monitor as the motion detection area, select "ALL AREAS"...
  • Page 116 Note: • Depending on the set positions of the motion detection areas, the sensitivity indications of the detection areas may be displayed overlapping each other. • Depending on the set position of the detection area, a part of the sensitivity indication of the detection area may not be displayed.
  • Page 117 v Rotate the jog dial to select "EXIT" on the status bar, and press the SET button. → The "VMD Setup" window will be closed. 8 About the Detection mode Perform the settings of the detection mode (method of detection) in the set detection area. Specifying a method of detection in a detection area is available by setting the detection mode.
  • Page 118 G [Terminal Setup] Perform the settings for the alarm terminal polarity. Select how to supply the signal to the alarm terminal. SETUP MENU System Recording Advanced Switcher Display Terminal Setup Event Setup VMD Setup Alarm Setup Terminal Setup Quick Menu N.O.: Signals will be supplied when short-circuited.
  • Page 119: I [Schedule] Settings For The Recording

    I [Schedule] Settings for the recording/event action schedule Perform the settings for the recording schedules of record- ing and event action by designating a day of the week and time. A day can be divided into up to 6 time zones, and record- ing programs and event action programs can be assigned to each time zone to create a recording schedule.
  • Page 120 MAN. (MANUAL): The recording duration will be as follows depending on the event type. • At a motion detection: For 8 seconds • At a video loss occurrence: During a video loss occur- rence • At a terminal alarm occurrence: During the supply of a signal •...
  • Page 121 8 VMD Perform the settings of event action at a motion detection or the settings of the auto copy function. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display Comm Maintenance Event Program 1 Time Table SETUP Event Program 2 SETUP REC Program Event Program 3...
  • Page 122 [Screenshot 2] The pop-up setting menu of the timetable for every day of the week will be displayed. The cursor will be displayed and will move to "MON" (Monday). SETUP MENU System Recording Advanced 12AM Switcher Display Time Table REC Program Event Program Special Days DAILY...
  • Page 123 Note: When the SET button is pressed after moving the cursor to CANCEL in step 9, the settings will be canceled and the selected timetable window will be closed. G [Special Days] Perform the settings for recording programs for special days Assign timetables to special days aside from other days of the week.
  • Page 124: I [Switcher] Settings For The Switcher Function

    1 - 4 on a 4-split screen. 5 - 8: Displays images from camera channels 5 - 8 on a 4-split screen. 9 - 9 (only for the WJ-HD309A): Displays an image from camera channel 9 on the upper left area on a 4-split screen.
  • Page 125 4-split screen. QUAD5 - 8: Displays images from camera channels 5 - 8 on a 4-split screen. QUAD9 (only for the WJ-HD309A): Displays an image from camera channel 9 on the upper left area on a 4- split screen.
  • Page 126 G [Monitor 2] Switcher function of monitor 2 Perform the settings for the switcher function of monitor 2. SETUP MENU System Recording Advanced Switcher Display Live Sequence Monitor 1 Sequence Timing Monitor 2 Auto Skip Login Screen Quick Menu 8 Live Sequence The settings for "Live Sequence"...
  • Page 127: I [Display]

    I [Display] Perform the display settings for monitors 1 and 2 connected to the unit. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display Comm Maintenance Camera Title SETUP OSD Setup Time & Date Display Position L-UPPER Monitor 1 Camera Title Display Position R-LOWER Monitor 2 Line Color on the Multi Screen...
  • Page 128 3. Move the cursor to "OK" using the arrows button (C D A B), and press the SET button. The camera title will be copied. • The available characters for a camera title are dif- ferent depending on the selected language as fol- lows.
  • Page 129 8 Time & Date Display Select ON and OFF whether or not to display the time. ON: Displays time. OFF: Does not function. 8 Camera Title Display Select ON and OFF whether or not to display the camera title. ON: Displays the camera title. OFF: Does not function.
  • Page 130: I [Comm] Settings For Communication With Other Devices

    • When using the coaxial communication to control cam- eras, connect cameras to the VIDEO IN connectors 1 - 8 for the WJ-HD316A (1 - 6 for the WJ-HD309A) (coaxi- al communication compatible). When controlling cam- eras connected to other VIDEO IN connectors with coaxial communication, use a coaxial communication unit (WJ-MP204).
  • Page 131 8 Baud Rate Select the communication speed for data transmission with a connected device from the following. 2 400/4 800/9 600/19 200/38 400 bps 8 Data Bit It is impossible to change the value for this setting. 8 bit 8 Parity Select a method to check a transmission error at communi- cation from the following.
  • Page 132 8 Baud Rate Select the communication speed for data transmission with a connected device from the following. 4 800/9 600/19 200 bps 8 Control Camera CH It is possible to assign camera channels to the RS485 ports 1 and 2 as shown below. [Screenshot 1] Start operation from the "RS485 Setup"...
  • Page 133 8 Data Bit Select a data length for communication from the following. 7/8 bit 8 Parity Select a method to check a transmission error at communi- cation from the following. NONE: No parity check EVEN: Even parity ODD: Odd parity 8 Stop Bit Select a stop bit from the following.
  • Page 134 8 Subnet Mask Enter a subnet mask according to the network configuration when OFF is selected for "DHCP". 8 Gateway Enter the gateway address according to the network con- figuration when OFF is selected for "DHCP". 8 DNS Select "MANUAL" or "AUTO" to enable searching for an IP address by its host name using DNS.
  • Page 135: I [Maintenance] Functions For Maintaining

    I [Maintenance] Functions for Maintaining Perform the settings for the hard disk drives. It is possible to check the histories (log) of event occur- rence, error occurrence and access. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display Comm Maintenance MANU SCHE PRE EVT...
  • Page 136 G [Disk End Mode] Set actions to be taken when the available hard disk space has run Select an action from the following to be taken when the available space of the built-in hard disk (normal recording area, event recording area, copy area) or the external recording device (DVD-RAM, CD-R or DVD-R disk drive) connected to the copy port (COPY1, COPY2) is running out.
  • Page 137 G [Event Log] Check the event log The event log (time and date at an event occurrence, details) will be displayed in list form. Refer to page 49 for further information about each event. SETUP MENU System Recording Event Schedule Advanced Switcher Display...
  • Page 138 Indication SMART X-Y PWR LOSS H.METER X-Y PROTECT -# NO DISK -# MEDIUM -# UNFORMATTED -# W-ERR (MEDIUM-#) PWR RECOVER HDD-ERROR M-FAIL MAIN-# R-FAIL # NO DATA-# NO DRIVE-# R-ERR (MEDIUM-#) G [Access Log] Check the access log The time, user name and IP addresses when logging in/out to/from this unit will be displayed in list form.
  • Page 139: Display Setup Menu Of Camera

    Press any one of the PAN/TILT button, the ZOOM/FOCUS button, the IRIS button, the PRESET/AUTO button and the cam- era selection buttons 4 - 16 for the WJ-HD316A (4 - 9 for the WJ-HD309A) to complete the camera setting.
  • Page 140: Disk Management

    DISK MANAGEMENT I Notes on the hard disk Camera images are recorded into the built-in hard disk of this unit. There are two hard disks in this unit. In case one of them malfunctions during recording, it is possible to keep record- ing with the other hard disk (mirror function).
  • Page 141 2. Remove the cable from the front panel. Front panel connector 3. Remove the screws fixing the mounting unit, and then pull the hard disk drive mounting angle toward you. Hold these tabs and pull Screws Only the upper and lower holes on both sides will be used when fixing by screws even though there are 3 holes each on both sides.
  • Page 142 c After replacing the hard disk drive, insert the power plug into the outlet and turn on the power of the unit. → The "HDD DISK MENU" will be displayed automati- cally after the restart. When replacing the hard disk drive without turning off the power of the unit.
  • Page 143: I About The Hdd Disk Menu

    I About the HDD DISK MENU The operations regarding the hard disk can be performed by displaying the "HDD DISK MENU" on monitor 2. The "HDD DISK MENU" will be displayed when the SET button is pressed while displaying the system check complete window. The "HDD DISK MENU"...
  • Page 144: I Raid 5 Function Of The Extension Unit

    I RAID 5 Function of the Extension Unit Summary of the RAID 5 function (Redundant Arrays for Independent Disks, independent data disks with distributed parity blocks) It is possible to use the RAID 5 function with an optional extension unit. RAID level 5 regards 3 or more drives as one drive, and it is possible to read data by attaching error correction data even though one of the drives is broken automatically.
  • Page 145: I Formatting (Initialization) The Hard Disk

    Enter the password for an administrator by rotating the jog dial. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 146 Information of recording areas : [SETUP/ESC] OK : [SET] istrator. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 147 [Screenshot 4] The "DISK SELECT" menu will be displayed. When using the RAID 5 function, the "UNIT SELECTION" menu will be displayed. HDD DISK MENU Digital Disk Recorder WJ-HD300A THE CANDIDATE FOR A FORMAT DISK SELECT Select HDD to be formatted,and press [SET]key. MAIN 160GB 160GB...
  • Page 148 [Screenshot 7] The "PRE RECORDING AREAS" menu will be displayed. Digital Disk Recorder HDD DISK MENU WJ-HD300A DISK SETTING METHOD 10CH 11CH 12CH 13CH HDD Total capacity:160GB RETURN: [SETUP/ESC] OK : [SET] ⁄0 Select the camera channel for pre-event recording using the arrows button (C D A B) and assign the disk space to the selected pre-recording area by rotat- ing the jog dial.
  • Page 149: I Setting For Mirroring

    Enter the password for an administrator by rotating the jog dial. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for the password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 150 Information of recording areas : [SETUP/ESC] OK : [SET] jog dial. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 151 Enter the password for an administrator by rotating the jog dial. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 152 Enter the password for an administrator by rotating the jog dial. The camera selection buttons ([1] - [10/0] for the WJ- HD316A, [1] - [9], [0] for the WJ-HD309A) are available to enter numbers for password. The same method is used to enter, insert and delete characters as for attaching text information to images.
  • Page 153: Serial (Rs232C) Connector Command Reference

    SERIAL (RS232C) CONNECTOR COMMAND REFERENCE I SERIAL (RS232C) Communication Protocol With the SERIAL (RS232C) interface, you can control functions of this unit by transferring the specified commands from a per- sonal computer (PC) to this unit. Notes: • This unit does not support the communication converted between the SERIAL (RS232C) and USB interface. •...
  • Page 154 • When an ANSWER command is required The unit sends back the status or data, as shown in the figure. Transmission command (→ The unit) [STX] Status inquiry command Transmission command (→ The unit) [STX] Version inquiry command • About ACK code After receiving a command from the PC, the unit sends back the ACK code to the PC in 20 ms or less.
  • Page 155 (9) (PC -> This unit) Logout. [STX]AD001;OLO [ETX] When receiving the command above, the user logged in via SERIAL (RS232C) (ADMIN) will log out. (10) (This unit - > PC) Response against (9). [STX]AD001;OLO[ETX] Note: The character code of [STX], [ETX] and [SP] are as follows. [STX]: 02h [ETX]: 03h [SP] (space): 20h...
  • Page 156 CASCADE AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT MONITOR OUT CASCADE IN MONITOR (VGA) ALARM/CONTROL DATA VIDEO This unit As viewed from the rear of the WJ-HD316A/WJ-HD309A Pin No. D-sub Pin 9 (Female) SIGNAL GND MODE COPY 1 POWER RS485(CAMERA) 10/100BASE-T EXT STORAGE...
  • Page 157 Command Table Basic Operation Item Transmission command (ASCII) Forward a field Rewind a field Pause during playback Play Manual recording ZMR:nn:ddd ... ddd Manual recording with text Stop OSP:n Skip & play forward OSF:n Skip&play reversely OSR:n Record No. Search and ZPR:rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr:mm playback Time &...
  • Page 158 Item Transmission command (ASCII) Electronic zooming OZM:m Start sequence OQT:01F Stop sequence OQS:0 Disk selection ZDS:k Marking Alarm Control Item Transmission command (ASCII) Alarm input OAI:b Alarm input with text ZAI:b nn:ddd ... ddd Alarm reset OAL:n Alarm suspension MAD:n Alarm change information –...
  • Page 159 Data Control Item Transmission command (ASCII) Copy by specifying ZCR:rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr:m record Copy by specifying date ZCT:y & time :s:ccc:m Data copy completed – Cancel data copy Erase log ZLC:k Log data total number ZLQ:k:y inquiry Log readout ZLR:yyyymmdd hhnn:mmmmmmmm Record list acquisition ZGR:yyyymmddnn :nnnnnnnn Text acquisition...
  • Page 160 HDD normal recording sector p=2 HDD event recording sector p=3 HDD copy sector p=4 Disk connected to COPY 1 p=5 Disk connected to COPY 2 sss: Available disk space (%) QID:WJ-HD309A QID:WJ-HD316A QIB:WJ-HD309A QIB:WJ-HD316A QIC:2 QLD:n n=0 (No alarm)
  • Page 161 Item Transmission command (ASCII) Response command (ASCII) Recording mode inquiry Monitor status inquiry Recording status inquiry Record number informa- – tion Camera SYNC status QSY:a inquiry QRM:n ZQM:m:a :yyyy mmddhhnnss ZQS:1 CH recording activated: 2 CH recording activated ... 16 CH recording activated ZRN:sss:nn:rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr :nnyyyymmddhhnnss:...
  • Page 162 Item Transmission command (ASCII) Response command (ASCII) Record information ZGP:rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr inquiry Communication Item Transmission command (ASCII) Communication check Parameter (ASCII) ZGP:rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr: rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr: Record number ccc:q:nnnn:yyyymmdd ccc: Camera CH hhnnss:nnss:t:ssssss q: picture quality (0 (Super Fine), 1 (Fine), 2 (Normal), 3 (Extended)) nnnn: Recording rate yyyymmddhhnnss: Recording start date and time...
  • Page 163: Flowchart Of The Setup Menu

    FLOWCHART OF THE SETUP MENU Display REC & Event System Recording Basic Setup REC Setup System Recording Time & Date Emergency REC Time & Date Summer Time (Day Light Savings) System Table User Regist. System User Edit System User Delete System Host Regist.
  • Page 164: Parameters And The Default Settings Of The Setup Menu

    Terminal/Command Alarm: 1 s/2 s/.../30 s/40 s/50 s/1 min/2 min/.../5 min/ Alarm Output/Buzzer Parameter YY.MM.DD/MMM.DD.YY/DD.MMM.YY 24h/12h L-UPPER/L-LOWER/R-UPPER/R-LOWER L-UPPER/L-LOWER/R-UPPER/R-LOWER/ CENTER [Operating with the buttons of the unit] WJ-HD316A: 1/2/.../16/1-4/5-8/9-12/13-16/1-9/10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: 1/2/.../9/1-4/5-8/9-9/1-9/-- [Operating via a network] WJ-HD316A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM16/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9-12/QUAD13-16/9SCREEN1-9/ 9SCREEN10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM9/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9/9SCREEN/-- 1/2/.../256/-- 1 s/2 s/.../30 s...
  • Page 165 Setup Menu Setup Item Power ON Manual REC VMD Setup (SETUP AREA) (SETUP ALL AREA) (DELETE AREA) (DELETE ALL AREA) (SENSITIVITY) (VMD MODE) (EXIT) Network Line Speed HTTP Port Number DHCP IP Address Subnet mask Gateway SETUP MENU (Advanced) Setup Menu Setup Item System Basic Setup...
  • Page 166 Manual Recording Channel Color Mode Embedded REC(Title) Embedded REC(Time&Date) REC Priority Audio Allocation Parameter 1/2/3 1/2/.../16 WJ-HD316A CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM16/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9-12/QUAD13-16/7SCREEN/9SCREEN1-9/ 9SCREEN10-16/10SCREEN/13SCREEN/ 16SCREEN/SEQ WJ-HD309A CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM9/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9/7SCREEN/9SCREEN/SEQ --/View/View/Operate (--/View/View&Operate: when using PC via a network) LV1/LV2/LV3 1/2/.../16 WJ-HD316A CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM16/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9-12/QUAD13-16/9SCREEN1-9/ 9SCREEN10-16/16SCREEN/SEQ WJ-HD309A CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM9/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/...
  • Page 167 Setup Menu Setup Item Emergency REC Resolution Recording Time Recording Rate and Quality Auto Copy Event Event Setup Alarm Output Output Terminal Buzzer Monitor1 Action Monitor2 Action VMD Setup (SETUP AREA) (SETUP ALL AREA) (DELETE AREA) (DELETE ALL AREA) (SENSITIVITY) (VMD MODE) (EXIT) Alarm Setup...
  • Page 168 ALARM/ACT DET/OFF ON/OFF ON/OFF --/1/2/.../256 ON/OFF ON/OFF ON/OFF 1/1 to 12/31 MON/TUE/WED/THU/FRI/SAT/SUN [Operating with the buttons of the unit] WJ-HD316A: 1/2/.../16/1-4/5-8/9-12/13-16/1-9/10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: 1/2/.../9/1-4/5-8/9-9/1-9/-- [Operating via a network] WJ-HD316A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM16/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9-12/QUAD13-16/9SCREEN1-9/ 9SCREEN10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM9/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9/9SCREEN/-- 1/2/.../256/-- 1 s/2 s/.../30 s INT/EXT/MON2...
  • Page 169 Baud Rate Data Bit Parity Stop Bit Retry Timing Alarm Data Camera Number Setup Parameter [Operating with the buttons of the unit] WJ-HD316A: 1/2/.../16/1-4/5-8/9-12/13-16/1-9/10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: 1/2/.../9/1-4/5-8/9-9/1-9/-- [Operating via a network] WJ-HD316A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM16/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9-12/QUAD13-16/9SCREEN1-9/ 9SCREEN10-16/-- WJ-HD309A: CAM1/CAM2/.../CAM9/QUAD1-4/QUAD5-8/ QUAD9/9SCREEN/-- 1/2/.../256/-- 1 s/2 s/.../30 s...
  • Page 170 Setup Menu Setup Item RS485 Setup Baud Rate Control Camera CH Data Bit Parity Stop Bit RS232C Setup Unit Address(System) Baud Rate Data Bit Parity Stop Bit Retry Timing NW Setup 1 HTTP Port Number User Authentication Host Authentication Line Speed Live Video Quality Video Rate NW Setup 2...
  • Page 171 Setup Menu Setup Item Network FTP Setup FTP Server Address User Name User Password Mode Server Directory File Name Interval Channel to Send Server Directory File Name Duration-Pre Duration-Post Alter Detect Network Mail Setup Attach Alarm Image Mail Server Address Send to Address1 Address2...
  • Page 172: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Check the following before requesting repair. Contact your dealer if a problem cannot be solved even after checking and trying the solution or a problem is not described below, and when having a problem with installations. Problem Power is not turned on. The HDD SAFETY MODE win- dow is displayed after turning on the power of the unit.
  • Page 173 Coaxial communication control is available for cam- eras connected to VIDEO IN 1 to 8 for the WJ-HD316A (1 to 6 for the WJ-HD309A). • Check if the camera you are going to control is a combina- tion camera.
  • Page 174 Problem Alarm operations are not acti- vated. "VIDEO LOSS" appears on the monitor. "THERMAL" appears on the monitor. The clock does not keep cor- rect time. When you turn on the power of the unit, the HDD DISK MENU is displayed. Check item/Remedy •...
  • Page 175 Problem The available disk space of HDD is not displayed. The available disk space of HDD is not displayed on the right bar. Cannot establish a connection via the network. Response or Image update takes time. Rebooting of the unit occurs while displaying the splash startup screen.
  • Page 176: Specification

    (BNC)* 1 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, loop-thru output, x8 (9 to 16 CH) (BNC) WJ-HD309A: 1 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, active loop-thru output, x8 (1 to 8 CH) (BNC)* 1 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, loop-thru output, x1 (9 CH) (BNC) 1 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, x2 (BNC)
  • Page 177: Standard Accessories

    Others RS-485 ports DATA ports SERIAL connector Ethernet port When power is not supplied, the video output signal was not sent from the unit even if a video input signal is supplied. Non-voltage N.O. Contact, 50 KΩ, +5 V pull-up Open collector output, maximum under conditions of 24 V DC and 100 mA or less High (+12 V, 6.3 mA) Either of *2 or *3 above (depending on the settings).
  • Page 178 Unit of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America Security Systems Group www.panasonic.com/cctv Executive Office: One Panasonic Way 3E-7, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Zone Office Eastern: One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 348-7303 Central: 1707 N.Randal Road, Elgin, IL 60123 (847) 468-5205 Western: 6550 Katella Ave., Cypress, CA 90630 (714) 373-7840...
  • Page 179 This document contains the additional instructions described in the Operating Instructions (book), the Network Operating Instruction (PDF) and Network Setup Instructions (PDF) to operate the additional features. Refer to the following for the corre- sponding pages and descriptions. File Size Calculation before Starting Copying Before starting copying recorded images manually on the HDD copy area or the external recording device, it is possible to cal- culate approximate size of the recorded images to be copied.
  • Page 180 Network Operating Instructions (PDF) Add this step between steps 5 and 6. (page 50) After completing the settings for data copy in step 3, move the cursor to the SIZE button using the arrows button and press the SET button to start the recorded images size cal- culation.
  • Page 181 Live Video Quality Depending on the traffic of the network, there might be diffi- culties in displaying images. To improve this matter, changing the parameter of "Live Video Quality" becomes possible. Operating Instructions (book) Correct the description on page 133 as follows. Updated description about "Live Video Quality"...
  • Page 182 P NM0805-0 3TU001442AAA Printed in Japan...

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