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  • Page 1 Video Recorder 400 Series Four Channel Digital Video Recorder Installation and Operation manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Camera connections Audio connections Monitor connections 4.3.1 VGA (Monitor A) 4.3.2 CVBS RS-232 COM port connections Ethernet connection RS485 port USB connectors External alarm I/O connection Power supply Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 4 Continuous Recording 6.1.5 Input Recording 6.1.6 Motion Recording 6.1.7 Network Live Streaming 6.1.8 Video format Schedule 6.2.1 Schedule Display 6.3.1 Language 6.3.2 Monitor A 6.3.3 Monitor B Event Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 5 8.2.1 Open button Camera Views Viewing Images 8.4.1 Assigning Cameos Using the playback controls 8.5.1 Capturing a still image Find image Video slider bar Checking authenticity Exit button Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 6 Electromagnetic and Safety 10.2 DVD compatibility 10.3 USB memory sticks Appendix Software licenses A.1.1 Bosch software A.1.2 Other licenses — copyright notices A.1.3 Warranties and disclaimer of warranties Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Controls adjustment - Adjust only those controls specified in the operating instructions. Improper adjustment of other controls may cause damage to the unit. Use of controls or Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 8 17. Attachments, changes or modifications - Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. Any change or modification of the equipment, not expressly approved by Bosch, could void the warranty or, in the case of an authorization agreement, authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 9: Important Notices

    Disposal - Your Bosch product was developed and manufactured with high-quality material and components that can be recycled and reused. This symbol means that electronic and electrical appliances, which have reached the end of their working life, must be collected and disposed of separately from household waste material.
  • Page 10 SELV - All the input/output ports are Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV) circuits. SELV circuits should only be connected to other SELV circuits. Video loss - Video loss is inherent to digital video recording; therefore, Bosch Security Systems cannot be held liable for any damage that results from missing video information. To minimize the risk of lost digital information, Bosch Security Systems recommends multiple, redundant recording systems, and a procedure to back up all analog and digital information.
  • Page 11: Fcc And Ul

    La brochure suivante, publiée par la Commission fédérale des communications (FCC), peut s'avérer utile : How to Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems (Comment identifier Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 12: Bosch Notices

    REGARDING THE PERFORMANCE OR RELIABILITY OF ANY SECURITY OR SIGNALING- RELATED FUNCTIONS OF THIS PRODUCT. Bosch notices Copyright This manual is the intellectual property of Bosch Security Systems and is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. Trademarks All hardware and software product names used in this document are likely to be registered trademarks and must be treated accordingly.
  • Page 13: Introduction

    – Web Control and Archive Player - a detailed description for end-users and administrators on how to set up and operate the Web Control and Archive Player software. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 14: Features

    If any items are missing, notify your customer service representative or Bosch Security Systems sales representative. The shipping carton is the safest container in which to transport the unit. Save it and all packing materials for future use.
  • Page 15: Installation Environment

    Warranty Failure to follow the Safety Instructions, Installation Instructions, and any other instructions noted in this manual may result in damage to the unit and void the warranty. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 16: Quick Install

    Connect a pan/tilt/zoom control unit to the RS-485 port (via the supplied screw terminal block). Connect to your network via the RJ-45 Ethernet port. Connect a “Bosch RS232 to Bi-phase converter” to the RS-232 port if required. 3.1.3 Powering up Switch on all connected equipment.
  • Page 17: First-Time Use

    After bootup, the unit presents the log in screen over a quad display. The default User ID is ADMINISTRATOR, the default password is 000000 (six zeros). Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 18: Quick Install Menu

    Fill in the current time. Date format Select from three date formats which show either the month (MM), the day (DD), or the year (YYYY) first. Date Fill in the current date. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 19: Continuous Recording

    Quick install | en 3.3.2 Continuous Recording Figure 3.4 Quick install - Continuous Recording Set the Continuous Recording Resolution, Quality, Frame rate, Covert, and Audio for each profile in the table. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 20: Network

    The actual values are displayed. IP address, Subnet Fill in the IP, subnet mask, gateway addresses, and DNS server mask, and Gateway addresses when DHCP is not enabled. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 21: Hardware Setup

    Input signal: Mono RCA (CINCH), 1 Vpp, 10k ohm Output signal: Mono RCA (CINCH), 1 Vpp, 10k ohm Figure 4.2 Audio output and input connectors for the Advanced Recorder Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 22: Monitor Connections

    Note: This is not necessary on devices with automatic termination. Specifications Output signal: Composite video 1Vpp, 75 ohm, Sync. 0.3Vpp ±10% Resolution: 720x576 PAL, 720x484 NTSC Connector type: BNC Figure 4.5 CVBS monitor connector Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 23: Rs-232 Com Port Connections

    The RS-232 COM port is used to connect a PC to the unit for service purposes or to connect a Bosch “RS-232 to Bi-Phase Converter”. For service purposes, use a null-modem cable to connect the serial port of the PC to the unit. The Baud rate can be selected in the menu system.
  • Page 24: Ethernet Connection

    No connection No connection Table 4.2 LAN - RJ-45 Ethernet socket RS485 port Connect Bosch or third-party controllable cameras to the unit for pan, tilt, and zoom control. The Bosch protocol is supported with the following baud settings: – 9600 baud –...
  • Page 25: Usb Connectors

    Switching voltage (resistive): 30 VAC/30 VDC maximum Cable cross section: AWG 26-16 (0.13-1.5 mm2) Figure 4.10 Alarm input connector Figure 4.11 Alarm output connector for the Advanced Recorder Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 26: Power Supply

    Do not open the top cover or attempt to service the unit. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Opening the top cover will void the warranty! Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 27: Operating Instructions

    Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) Playback Search Export Acknowledge Alarm System Menus Covert Table 5.1 User Levels and Permissions Front panel controls R E C 400 Series Figure 5.1 Front panel controls Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 28: Keys

    Sequence key – view cameras in sequence on full-screen or quad displays Digital zoom key – zooms in on the active full screen camera display Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 29: Indicators

    The buttons and indicators of the System Control Bar work the same as the keys and indicators on the front panel. – The System Control Bar can also be controlled with the Arrow Keys and Enter Key. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 30: Remote Control

    To set the ID on the remote control: Press the ID button on the remote control. Press a number between 1-9. EXPORT ZOOM MENU SEARCH Figure 5.3 Remote control Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 31: Viewing Pictures

    To view a sequence of live camera pictures of several cameras: Press the sequence key. – A sequence of camera pictures appears, each for a pre-programmed dwell time. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 32 Alternatively, right click and select Zoom or Exit zoom to enable or disable zoom mode with the mouse. While in zoom mode, click on an area of the screen to zoom in on. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual...
  • Page 33: Live And Playback

    – Press the play key to resume playback. Press the stop key to switch back to live viewing. An alarm also switches the unit back to live viewing. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 34: Overview Of The Menu System

    To open the menu, move the pointer to the bottom of the screen. – The System Control Bar appears on monitor A. To open the menu, click the menu icon. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 35: Main Menu

    NTP - set NTP Time Server and Sync interval – Beeper - set unit to beep on Button, Input, Motion, System, or Video loss – User - set Usernames, Passwords, and User Levels for Users 1-10 Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 36: Search

    Move the cursor to the bottom of the screen to access the System Control Bar. Click the search icon. – The default search is a Date/time search. Figure 5.6 Main menu - Search Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 37: Date/Time Search

    With a mouse, click directly on the timeline to set the start time. Click Play to start playback: – Playback in all displayed cameos will start. Figure 5.7 Search menu - Date/Time Search options Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 38: Event Search

    Within this period of video the event search results can be found. See Section Table 6.3 Pre- event recording examples, page 51 to get an indication of the recording times of these periods of video. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 39: Smart Search

    Within this period of video the smart search results can be found. See Section Table 6.3 Pre- event recording examples, page 51 to get an indication of the recording times of these periods of video. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 40: Export

    If the total size of the video segments is greater than the memory device’s free space, then only the first segments that fit are archived. Click File to save ‘Export history log file’ to USB. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 41: System Information

    Serial Number – Video Format – MAC Address – IP Address – Software Version – Hard Drive size and usage data Figure 5.11 System Control Bar - System information Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 42: Log

    The Log shows the date, time, and event type of various system events. – Log contents are ordered from latest to earliest. Figure 5.12 Logbook - Logbook filter Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 43: Triggers And Alarms

    Monitor B: Full screen or sequenced display of pre-programmed cameras. – The alarm beeper sounds. The alarm indicators flash. – A controllable camera might be moved to a pre-defined position. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 44: Motion Events

    Monitor A can switch to a multiscreen view if more than one alarm occurs. The latest alarm status message is always shown. Press the acknowledge key to deactivate all alarms. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 45: Configuration Menu

    The configuration menu has six major menu groups listed across the top. Each of these groups has a set of drop-down submenus which provide access to a screen where the values and functions can be selected and changed. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 46 Monitor A Monitor B Event Input Motion Alarm Acknowledge System Network TCP/IP DDNS Notification Mail System Date/Time Beeper User Configuration Hard Disk System Table 6.1 System Configuration menu structure Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 47: Camera

    Enable Audio input when an audio source is connected for the specified channel. Note: Disabling channels will allow increasing the frame rate or resolution on the remaining enabled channels. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 48: Video Adjustment

    Table 6.2 Maximum Frame Rates (PAL/NTSC IPS) by Resolutions for enabled Channels 6.1.2 Video adjustment Figure 6.3 Camera - Video adjustment Channel Select the camera channel for adjustment. The preview will display the channel indicated. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 49: Ptz

    Select a COM Port, Control ID, and Protocol for PTZ when a controllable camera is connected. – Pan and Tilt can be tested within the menu. – By default, PTZ is disabled for all inputs. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 50: Continuous Recording

    Quality - set the video quality setting to Best, High, Normal, Low, or Lowest. – Frame rate - set the video frame rate to 25/30, 12.5/15, 6.25/7.5, 5/6, 2.5/3, or 1/1 IPS (Images Per Second in PAL/NTSC). Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 51: Input Recording

    Note: These recording times are for reference only. Post-event Post-event recording duration can be set between 10 seconds to 10 minutes or set to Follow the alarm state. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 52: Motion Recording

    Figure 6.8 Camera - Network Live Streaming Use the same procedure as Continuous Recording to set the values for cameras that will be streamed over the network. – Network Streams are not recorded. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 53: Video Format

    Auto detect, the format during startup of the video on channel 1 will be used to set the DVR to either PAL or NTSC. Select the VGA Output to match the best VGA resolution on the used VGA monitor (monitor Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 54: Schedule

    – Use Day copy to copy the settings of the schedule to another day. – Use Ch copy to copy the settings of the schedule to another channel. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 55: Display

    Set the Sequence dwell time for each channel. – The Sequence dwell time is used during Sequence or if multiple active events trigger the monitor. 6.3.3 Monitor B Use the same procedure as Monitor A. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 56: Event

    For the camera associated with the input, a PTZ preset can be sent to the camera to move to a specified pre-position. – Enter a pre-position number from 1-255 for each of the PTZ cameras that should be moved. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 57: Motion

    Use the arrow keys to move around the grid, pressing the enter key to toggle each grid block from active to inactive. – Click Set All to set the selected area to its default value. Click Clear All to delete the selected area. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 58: Network

    Primary DNS server address. If required, change the default HTTP port no. (80) to a new value. Restrict the network Bandwidth limit by entering a Mbps value between 512 Kbps and 100 Mbps. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 59: Ddns

    Select a DDNS provider and complete the details with the configuration information assigned by the provider. 6.5.3 Notification Figure 6.16 Network - Notification Select the events that will trigger the unit to send an e-mail. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 60: Mail

    This is the subject that will appear in all e-mail sent by the unit. More E-mail Settings - To Enter up to three e-mail addresses that outgoing e-mail should be sent to. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 61: System

    6.6.3 Beeper Select when the unit will Beep: – On every Button press – When the unit is triggered by an Input, Motion, System failure, or Video loss. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 62: Users

    Enter a Password up to 12 characters. Control access to the system by selecting a user Level. – User Level can be set to Administrator, Advanced or Normal user. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 63: Configuration

    See Section 2.1.3 Firmware upgrades. – Quick install opens the Quick install menu that was first presented when the unit was powered on when received from the factory. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 64: Hard Disk

    Auto delete sets a time window outside of which all video will be deleted from the unit. This function is primarily reserved to meet legal requirement in some jurisdictions. – Format erases all data from the selected partition. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 65: System

    The DVR name allows setting a unique name for the unit. This name will be embedded in meta data included in exported video. – Auto user logout sets the period of inactivity after which the user will be automatically logged out from the unit. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 66: Web Client Software

    – Once installed on a PC, the Web Client will not need to install the OCX again unless a new version is released with a new unit firmware. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 67: How To Log On

    The Web Client allows access to and use of unit menu items. These menu items are explained in Section 6 Configuration menu, page 45. Although the structure is the same, menus and settings behave differently because of the Web Browser. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 68: Introducing The Browser Window

    On this screen, the user can: – view live video – select different multiscreen displays – assign cameras to cameos – control ptz cameras – monitor unit status and alarm conditions Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 69: Camera Views

    – view a graphical timeline of the day for recording, input, or motion events. Figure 7.3 Web Client - Playback Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 70: Export Mode

    On this screen, the user can: – export a file remotely to the PC; – choose the channel, audio, start and end date/times to export. Figure 7.4 Web Client - Export Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 71: Configuration Mode

    Configuration mode Click the Configuration button to enter the Configuration menu. This allows set up of all the configuration settings for the unit. Figure 7.5 Web Client - Configuration Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 72: Archive Player

    – If the file is not listed, scroll down the list or choose the right location. Click Open. To exit the program, click Cancel or the close button. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 73: Introducing The Main Window

    Click, hold, and drag inside the cameo to move the image around. – If your mouse has a scroll wheel, scroll up to zoom in, scroll down to zoom out. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 74: Viewing Images

    The step function is only enabled in the still mode. Click Step backward to move the image back one frame. Hold it down to continue stepping at a maximum rate of 3 images per second. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 75: Capturing A Still Image

    This opens the Authenticity information window. This window shows details of the video frame shown in the cameo when it was clicked. Exit button Click the Exit button to stop using the Archive Player. Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 76: Menu Default Values

    Normal Frame rate 30(NTSC)/25(PAL) Network Live Channels 1 ~ 4 Enabled Resolution Streaming Quality Normal Frame rate 15(NTSC)/12.5(PAL) Video Format Video Format Auto-Detect on Camera VGA Output 800x600 Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 77 All On Alarm acknowledge Post-Event Time System Disk Fail None Disk Full None Fan Fail None System/Disk Temp None Admin Password None Changed Video Loss None Power On None Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 78 Send Mail SMTP Server EMPTY SMTP Port User Name EMPTY Password EMPTY More Mail Settings From EMPTY Subject EMPTY To (1) EMPTY To (2) EMPTY To (3) EMPTY Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 79 Start Start of Video Current Time Sensitivity Area Table 9.4 Archive menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Archive Channel None Start Time None End Time None Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 80: Technical Specifications

    Screw terminal output, cable cross section AWG 28-16 (0.08-1.5 mm2) Type A connector (2) USB 1.1 on rear for mouse USB 2.0 on front for mouse and USB memory device Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 81: Mechanical

    Operating: 0 °C to +40 °C (+32 °F to +104 °F) Storage: -40 °C to +70 °C (-40° F to +158 °F) Relative humidity Operating: <93% non-condensing Storage: <95% non-condensing Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 82: Electromagnetic And Safety

    Other brands/types might also work but could give problems. Brand/type Capacity Apacer 2 GB Corsair Flash Voyager 8 GB, 16 GB Kingston DataTraveler II plus MIGO 8 GB Table 10.2 Recommended USB memory sticks Bosch Security Systems Installation and Operation manual F.01U.168.054 | v1.1 | 2010.06...
  • Page 83: A Appendix

    Bosch is committed to comply with the relevant terms of any open source license included in its products. To this effect, Bosch has created a single point of contact per region to enable any licensee of open source software to have access to the relevant source code or other information that such licensee may be entitled to under the terms of a relevant license.
  • Page 84: Warranties And Disclaimer Of Warranties

    Bosch is entitled to charge fees for any services in relation thereto.
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