Table of Contents Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Manual Revisions Revision Date Description November 21, 2008...
Table of Contents Table of Contents Preface................i Configuring the NVR ........28 Manual Revisions ............. i Network Setup ..........29 Trademarks ............... i Camera Search ..........30 Camera Setup ..........31 Product.Overview............1 Audio and Video ..........32 Package Contents............
Table of Contents Playback..............55 Open Record and Setting ........ 58 Search the Recorded Video to Playback ..60 Smart Search from the Recorded Video ..62 Recorded Video Enhancement ......64 Save Video ............65 Save Image ............66 Print Image ............
Secton - Product Overvew Product Overview Package Contents D-Link DNS-722-4/ DNS-726-4 Network Video Recorder (NVR) CAT5 Ethernet Cable Power Adapter Cable Holder Keys Manual and Software on CD Quick Install Guide Note:.Using.a.power.supply.with.a.different.voltage.than.the.one.included.with.your.product.will.cause.damage.and.void.the.
• One or two 3.5” SATA hard disk drive(s)* • Broadband Internet connection (for remote access) Network.Requirements • IP Camera(s) (refer to the D-Link website for a list of supported cameras) • Gigabit Ethernet switch or router Computer.with.the.following: • Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista ®...
PC. DNS-722-4 supports D-Link network cameras only. DNS-726-4 supports D-Link, Sony, Panasonic, and Axis network cameras. The bundled 16-channel (DNS-726-4 only) recording software can connect to multiple NVRs and manage them as a group. The DViewCam NVR software provides a total solution for high quality remote monitoring with reliable network functionality.
The NVR supports high resolution megapixel recording for vivid video with high clarity. Complete.Network.Functionality • PPPoE.Support: The D-Link NVR utilizes ADSL services. It can connect to the Internet via an ADSL modem over Ethernet. • DDNS.Support: Dynamic DNS is a solution for users without a fixed IP address. With DDNS service, users can connect to the NVR from the Internet using an easy-to-remember domain name.
Secton - Product Overvew Fully.Functional.Recording 1. Flexible.Recording.Schedule: Once cameras have been set up, a highly configurable scheduling system allows for continuous recording or recording during specifically allotted time frames. Each camera can be set to record independently at preset intervals. The DNS-726-4 also provides event recording based on specific triggers.
Secton - Product Overvew Powerful.Event.Management 1. Camera.Status: The camera status page will show connection, recording, frame rate and bit rate information of each camera. Meanwhile, the estimated available recording time is also displayed for quick reference. 2. Flexible.Event.Management: Event setup is another key configuration of the NVR. The NVR can monitor all of the camera triggers from motion detection or digital input interface.
Secton - Product Overvew Intelligent.Playback 1. Smart.Search: (DNS-726-4 only). Searching through recorded data can be tedious and frustrating. However, the NVR’s smart search function makes detecting notable events effortless. By selecting a target area on the video and setting search sensitivity, the smart search will traverse the video database based on specified search criteria to locate noteworthy events.
Secton - Product Overvew Hardware Overview Front View Power Button Drive LED Drive LED Network Activity LED Power.Button: Press once to power on the NVR. Press and hold the button until the LED begins to blink to power down the NVR. Drive.LEDs: These LEDs will be solid BLUE when the drives are connected but inactive.
Secton - Product Overvew Bottom View Key lock Key.lock:... Use this lock to secure the front panel of the NVR. The panel can be unlocked with the provided key for initial installation. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Product Overvew Rear Panel (Connections) Drive.Eject.Lever Drive.Eject.Lever Cable.Holder Security.Cable.Slot Power.Receptacle USB.Connector Gigabit.Ethernet.Port Reset.Button Power.Receptacle: USB.Connector: The supplied power adapter connects here. A UPS can be used as an emergency power supply for the NVR. The UPS can use the USB interface to notify the NVR to Gigabit.Ethernet.Port: perform a proper shutdown before battery power runs out.
Secton 2 - Installaton Hardware Installation Install New Hard Disk Drive Install.the.Hard.Drives: 1. Please install at least one 3.5” SATA hard drive before turning on the NVR. Use the key to unlock the faceplate from the bottom of the NVR. 2.
Secton 2 - Installaton 3. Once the faceplate is unlatched, pull it off the device, exposing the drive bays. 4. Insert a 3.5” SATA hard drive into an available drive bay. Make sure to align the drive connector to the SATA connector on the bottom edge inside the drive bay of the NVR.
Secton 2 - Installaton 5. Attach the faceplate to the front of the device. 6. Lock the faceplate to secure the Hard Disks. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton 2 - Installaton Connect.the.Ethernet.Cable Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the NVR. Connect the opposite end of this cable to a Gigabit Ethernet LAN port of a router or a switch, or directly to a computer.
Supported.Cameras DNS-722-4: Supports all D-Link network cameras. Includes support for auto-discovery, and up to 1.3 megapixel resolution. DNS-726-4: Supports known-brand network cameras including D-Link, Axis, Panasonic, and Sony. Specific feature support depends on software. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton 2 - Installaton Connecting Your NVR to the Network Network Setup D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Step.1: Make sure the NVR is connected to a network via a router or a switch, or directly connected to a PC. Step.2: Turn on the computer and insert the D-Link DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 Autorun CD into the CD-ROM drive. The following step-by-step instructions appear when using Windows Vista operating system. The steps and screens are similar for other Windows operating systems.
If it does not receive a DHCP assigned IP address, by default it will have a self-assigned IP address of 192.168.0.32. It is recommended to use the included D-Link.NVR.Search.Utility when accessing and configuring the NVR for the first time. If you would like to change the IP address before logging in or if you are unable to connect to the NVR IP address, you can use the NVR.Search.Utility provided on the product CD to locate the device on your network and...
Secton - Configuraton Login This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link NVR using the Web-based Configuration Utility. To access the configuration utility, click the NVR name or IP on the NVR.Search.Utility or manually open a web-browser (Internet Explorer only) and enter the IP address of your NVR.
Secton - Configuraton Configure Hard Drive When prompted to configure the Hard Drive Settings: Select the type of hard drive configuration, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 or RAID 1. Click Next to continue. A warning message appears informing you that your drives will be formatted and all data will be erased.
Secton - Configuraton When formatting of the drive completes, the NVR will prompt the user to restart. A restart countdown screen will appear, and when the restart is complete, the login screen will appear: Press Restart to restart the NVR. Type admin for the username and leave the password field blank.
Secton - Configuraton After login, you will be redirected to the NVR web UI: D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Configuraton Web UI The main categories for configuration are located on the menu tabs at the top of the page. These categories include: LIVE.VIDEO - Shows the live video of network cameras and controls PTZ functions. PLAYBACK - Displays recorded video and exports snapshots or video.
Secton - Configuraton Setup Wizard The NVR has a setup Wizard that allows you to quickly configure some of the basic device settings. When running the NVR setup wizard, the welcome screen details the five steps of the wizard. Click Next to continue.
Secton - Configuraton Set the appropriate Time Zone and click Next to continue. It is recommended to assign your NVR a Static.IP address. Enter an available IP address, the subnet mask of your network, the Gateway IP address (usually the IP adress of your router) and the IP address of your DNS Server(s).
Secton - Configuraton Enter a name for the NVR, or leave the default values and click Next to continue. When the wizard completes, click Back to go back and make changes or click Restart to restart the NVR and save the configuration. While the NVR is restarting, a countdown screen will appear.
Secton - Configuraton When the login prompt appears, login using the new administrator password. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Configuraton Configuring the NVR BASIC.OPERATION You may run the wizard to configure the setup for your NVR. There are basic and advanced operations. You must first configure the basic operations in order to activate and utilize the features of our NVR. Camera.Search Step 1: - Search for a network camera using UPnP and add it to the NVR camera list.
Secton - Configuraton Network Setup The Network settings for your NVR can be configured on this page. DHCP: Select this connection if you have a DHCP server running on your network and would like a dynamic IP address to be automatically updated to your NVR.
Secton - Configuraton Camera Search Step. 1: Click the Search button to search for UPnP cameras. The system will list all the available cameras at this moment. Click the “+” icon to add this camera into your camera list. Step.2: After clicking the icon, the camera setting page will pop-up.
Secton - Configuraton Camera Setup Step.1: Select the camera which you would like to modify. Step.2: Modify its information on the top of the page. Step.3: Click the Save.Settings button. Step.4: If you would like to replace a camera, select that camera, modify its address, port, user name, and password, and then click the Save.Settings button.
Secton - Configuraton Audio and Video This section will allow you to configure and modify the audio and video parameters for each camera. Step.1: Select the camera which you would like to modify in the camera list. Step.2: NVR will display the parameters for the selected camera.
Secton - Configuraton Live and Playback Setup Port: Enter the live streaming transmission port. Maximum Enter the maximum connections for remote Connections: access. The maximum number of remote connections is 32. Port: Enter the playback transmission port. Maximum Enter the maximum number of users who can Users: access playback functions at the same time.
Secton - Configuraton Recording Schedule This section will allow you to configure the recording mode and recording schedule. Recording Mode: No.Record: Turn off recording. Record. by. Schedule: Record according to the schedule you can create. Refer to the next page.
Secton - Configuraton Set Recording Schedule Day: Schedule the cameras to turn the recorder on and off at the same time every day according to your preference. Week: Schedule the cameras differently for each day of the week. Insert: Insert new schedules (refer to the next page).
Secton - Configuraton Schedule Configuration Set.Recording.Schedule.Configuration Step. 1: Enter the desired Start.Time and End. Time. Step.2: Enter pre-record period and post-record for event trigger recording. Step.3: Check the enable audio box to record audio from your camera (if supported). Step.4: Choose the recording mode and the trigger source.
Secton - Configuraton Event Setup (DNS-726-4 Only) This option may be configured and applied using DNS-726-4. Step.1: Choose the camera, and then select one of the three events. Connection lost: Action is triggered if the connection between the camera and NVR is lost. Motion Detected: All motions from camera will trigger the action.
Secton - Configuraton E-mail Setup This section allows you to configure the sender’s email account and the contact or receiver’s list. Server Address: SMTP (Simple Mail Transport Protocol) server IP address. Sender: Sender email address. Subject: The E-mail subject. Body of Message: The E-mail content.
Secton - Configuraton Dynamic DNS Enable this option only if you have purchased a domain name and registered with a dynamic DNS service provider. The following parameters are displayed when the option is enabled. Server Select a dynamic DNS service provider from Address: the pull-down list.
Secton - Configuraton Time and Date Setup Time Zone Select your time zone from the pull-down list. Settings: Click Set.Time to apply the settings. There are three choices for setting the time. NTP Server: Select or enter an NTP.Server here. An NTP. Server.is a server on the Internet that maintains time.
Secton - Configuraton Maintenance User Management This option allows you to add users and modify or delete accounts. You may also configure the priviledge settings for the users. Create.A.User Step 1: Input the new user name. Step 2: Input the password. Type the password again to confirm.
Secton - Configuraton Delete.A.User Step 1: Click the Delete.User icon of the user you would like to delete. Step 2: In the confirmation box, click the OK button. Modify.User.Priviledges Step 1: Click the Modify.User.Privileges icon for one of the users in the User List. Step 2: Select the live view cameras and.PTZ/IO.Control functions which this user can access.
Secton - Configuraton RAID In this section, you may configure your hard drives by clicking the Set.RAID.Type.and.Re-Format.button. All data will be lost during this process. Standard: Creates two separate volumes (or one volume if only one hard drive is present). Each hard drive has its own volume.
Secton - Configuraton What is RAID? RAID, short for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, is a combination of two or more disks with the aim of providing fault tolerance and improving performance. There are several different levels of RAID, with each providing a different method of sharing or distributing data amongst the drives.
Secton - Configuraton Backup and Restore Users can save the NVR configuration to a file and restore it when necessary. Ocassionally, restarting the NVR can keep the system running smoothly. Reset the NVR to restore all configurations to factory default. Save All the configurations can be saved as a file to the Configuration:...
The device firmware can be upgraded from this page. The firmware update must be saved on the local hard drive of your computer. Click the Browse button to search the local hard drive for the firmware update file. Click Apply to upgrade. You may always check for firmware updates on the D-Link Support Page. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Configuraton Status Camera Status This page displays the connection and recording status of your cameras. Connection Shows the camera connection status. The user Status: can click Connect or Disconnect to change the connection status. Recording Shows the recording schedule and current Status: recording status of the cameras.
Secton - Configuraton Device Info This section displays the summary information of your NVR. Displays the local network settings of the Information: NVR. Device Displays the device name and current Information: temperature of the NVR. Displays the connected UPS status from USB Information: connection.
Secton - Configuraton System Log This page displays the system event list of your NVR. The System.Log.is different from the NVR.Log.as it includes the following items: 1. User login/logout 2. Modify/delete account 3. System restart 4. System reset to default 5.
Secton - Configuraton NVR Log This NVR Log displays the event log information. NVR Log: Displays the NVR log information such as stop recording or NVR system start. NVR Event Displays the event log information such as Log: motion detection or lost camera connection. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Configuraton Help The NVR Help page provides a list of support topics. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Secton - Configuraton Live Video This section will enable you to configure and view the live video from your network cameras. Setup.Live.View Step 1: Click the LIVE.VIDEO button at the top of the menu. Step 2: Select a camera(s) from the camera list on the right and then drag it to the location to where you wish the image to be displayed.
Secton - Configuraton Camera List Single/Quad Split Screen Full Screen Snapshot PTZ Camera Control Zoom Single/Quad User can choose to view a single camera or 4 cameras at a time. Split Screen: Snapshot: Select the snapshot function to capture a specific video image immediately. Full Screen: Select to display the video with full screen.
Secton - Configuraton Remote I/O Preset Information Display Window Digital Zoom Play/Stop/Drop Preset: Click the Set button to set a preset position for a camera with PTZ support. Users can give the specified position a name and store it in the preset position list. Click the Go button to go to the preset position. This is only available with cameras that support the PTZ function.
Secton - Configuraton Playback This feature allows you to search and playback the recorded video. Play.the.Recorded.Video Step 1: Be sure that you have set the schedule/recording event first. Step 2: Click the PLAYBACK tab at the top of the menu. Step 3: Click the Open.Record button.
Secton - Configuraton Single/Quad split Screen Full Screen Snapshot Audio Volume Control Information Window Digital Zoom Single/Quad User may view a single camera or 4 cameras at a time. The DNS-722-4 only supports 1 camera playback. split Screen: Full Screen: Select to display the video with full screen.
Secton - Configuraton Speed Step Forward/Reverse Fast Forward/Reverse Play/Stop/Pause Cue In/Cue Out Play/Stop/Pause: Select a camera/ video and click this button to play/stop/pause a particular channel. Speed: Click the + or.-.button to increase or decrease the playback speed. Cue In/Cue out: Click the Cue.In or Cue.Out button to set the period for Save Video.
Secton - Configuraton Open Record and Setting Click the Open.Record button to access the Date-Time Panel and select the video records which you would like to review. Record Display Calendar View: Recordings are displayed as a calendar. List Control: Recordings are displayed as a list.
Secton - Configuraton Capture Image Save in Clipboard: The image will be saved in the clipboard and can be pasted to other applications. Manually save the You can manually select where you would like to save the image, name the saved file, and choose the image file: desired format for the image.
Secton - Configuraton Search the Recorded Video to Playback Users can refresh the Date.Time.Search.Dialog.Window or go to the previous or next recording date by pressing the upper left corner buttons. Date Time Period Refresh/ Previous/Next Recording Date Video Preview Show Records Time Table Record Display Window:...
Secton - Configuraton Time Table (pre-set recording Click the icon “+” to select all channels, or click the icon “–” to deselect all channels. The scale bar can be schedule): used to modify the scale of the time table. There are two recording modes: Record.Always.and Record.on. Event.
Secton - Configuraton Smart Search from the Recorded Video (Pro version only) Users can refresh the Date.Time. Search. Dialog. Window or go to the previous or next recording date by pressing the upper left corner buttons. After opening the recorded video, click the Search. Mode button to obtain the Intelligent.Search Tool panel.
Secton - Configuraton Foreign.Object Alarm triggers when any additional object appears in the defined area on the screen. 1. Define detection zone by clicking and dragging to draw an area on the image. 2. Modify the sensitivity setting. 3. Set the Interval. 4.
Secton - Configuraton Recorded Video Enhancement During playback, users can click the Enhancement button to enable post processing of the selected video. General Setting Apply active The settings will be only applied to the selected channel. channel: Apply all The settings will be only applied to those currently shown on the screen.
Secton - Configuraton Save Video Step 1: During playback, users can choose the camera where they would like to save a video clip. Step 2: Set the cue in and cue out points; the cue in and cue out time will be shown on the information window. Then click the Save.Video.button.
Secton - Configuraton Save Image Step 1: During playback, users can choose to save an image from a selected camera. Step 2: Click the Save.Image button when the desired image is shown on the screen. Step 3: Choose the folder where you would like to save the file to. Step 4: Choose the desired image format (BMP or JPEG).
Secton - Configuraton Print Image Step 1: During playback, user can choose to print a selected image. Step 2: Click the Print. button when the desired image is shown on the screen. Step 3: Select desired print settings. Page Setting Print in Select this option to have the image print in original size.
Secton - Configuraton Backup the Recorded Video Unlike the Save Video function, the Backup function will save all the recorded videos during the time period you select, instead of a single video clip. Step 1: Use Open.Record.to select the desired data. Step 2: Click the Backup button.
Step 1: Please insert the product CD. Step 2: Install the Live.View application from CD. Step 3: Run “Live.View” application from the Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> Multi-NVR Viewer PTZ Camera Control the camera view by utilizing the PTZ Control: camera control panel to adjust the camera’s view.
Secton - Configuraton Set.Connections.to.the.Units Step 1: Click the Site.Setup button. Step 2: Input the unit name. Step 3: Input the IP address. Step 4: Modify the port if necessary. Step 5: Input the user name. Step 6: Input the password. Step 7: Check the Save.Password/.
Secton - Configuraton Delete/Rename.Groups.for.Cameras Step 1: Click the Site.Setup button. Step 2: Click the Group tab. Step 3: Click the group which you would like to modify. Step 4: Click the Delete or Rename button to remove or rename that group. Step 5: Repeat step 2 through 3 to modify other groups.
Step 2: Install the Playback application from CD. Step 3: Run “Playback” application from the Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> Playback Manager The Playback System control panel is similar to the playback panel in Internet Explorer. See page 57-58 for more details about those buttons.
Secton - Configuraton Cue in/Cue Click the Cue In or Cue Out button to set the time period for Save Video. out: Step forward/ Click to pause the playback and move to next frame or last frame. Reverse: Fast forward/ Click to pause the playback and move to next minute or last minute.
Step 1: Please insert the product CD. Step 2: Install the Backup application from CD. Step 3: Run “Playback” application from the Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> Backup and File Manager Backup.the.Recorded.Video.through.Application In addition to the ways mentioned in the previous chapters, you can apply the application to backup your files.
Secton - Configuraton Step 13: Check the Include.Playback.application option, which will add Playback application into the backup folder. Step 14: Click the OK button. Delete.the.Recorded.Video Step 1: Explorer (insert “\\” plus the IP address of your unit). Step 2: Use the administrator’s ID and password to login.
Secton 4 - Troubleshootng Troubleshooting Check.the.System.Status.LED The system status LED reports the condition of the enclosure fan and power supply: Solid Blue: NVR is functioning normally Blinking Blue: NVR is shutting down If your unit is configured to work with a UPS, it will continue to run for a while after a power supply failure. Check.Disk.Status.LEDs The disk status LEDs report the condition of the disk drives: These lights will be solid BLUE when drives are connected but inactive.
Secton 4 - Troubleshootng Respond.to.a.Critical.RAID.Volume How the unit responds to a critical RAID Volume depends on the RAID level of your Volume and whether you have a spare drive available: For RAID.1 Volumes, if a spare drive is available, the RAID Volume will begin rebuilding itself automatically. For RAID.1 Volumes, when no spare drive is available, you must replace the failed disk drive.
Secton 4 - Troubleshootng Install.ActiveX If you cannot see the complete page of the system when using Internet Explorer, the ActiveX installation process may not be complete. Step 1: Click the Live.View/Playback button on the top right. Step 2: The browser will ask whether to install ActiveX. Step 3: Click the upper bar to begin the installation process.
Appendx A - Choose a RAID Level Choose a RAID Level There are several issues to consider when choosing the RAID level. The following summarizes some advantages, disadvantages and applications for each choice. RAID.0 Advantage Implements a striped disk RAID Volume, the data is broken down into blocks and each block is written ...
Appendx B - Replacng or Addng a new Hard Drve Replacing or Adding a New Hard Drive It is recommended that you backup your important files before replacing or adding a new hard drive to the NVR. Replacing.a.Hard.Drive: Please make sure the power is off before replacing a hard drive. After you have installed the new drive, turn on the NVR and then connect to the Web UI.
• D-Link DDNS server support • DNS-726-4: record by schedule, manual and event (DI trigger, motion detection from camera) SYSTEM.TIME. • Set the system time (D-Link NTP, Input time, Sync with computer, Daylight Saving REMOTE.LIVE.VIEW. Time) • Supported via IE remote live viewer •...
NETWORK.SERVICE.PROTOCOLS • 128MB DDR • IPV4, ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP NIC. • DHCP Client • Gigabit Ethernet LAN port (10/100/1000 Mbps) • NTP Client (D-Link) • DNS Client I/O.PORTS. • DDNS Client (D-Link) • RJ45 port x1 • SMTP Client •...
RAID 1 operation is dependant on the drive capacity of the lowest-sized drive. Some older generation SATA drives may not be compatible. For a list of SATA drives that have been tested to work with the DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4, visit the D-Link support web site.
Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
Warranty Period and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non-conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link;...
• The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt.
This Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Trademarks: D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...
Appendx C - Regstraton Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 April 17, 2009 D-Lnk DNS-722-4/DNS-726-4 User Manual...