Video Recorder 600 Series Table of Contents | en Table of Contents Safety Safety precautions Important safety instructions Important Notices FCC and UL Bosch notices Introduction Digital video recorder applications 2.1.1 Versions 2.1.2 Manuals 2.1.3 Features Unpacking 2.2.1 Package contents Installation environment 2.3.1...
| Table of Contents Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions Front panel controls 5.1.1 Keys 5.1.2 Indicators Mouse Controls Remote control Viewing pictures 5.4.1 Monitor A 5.4.2 Monitor B 5.4.3 Viewing Live and playback 5.5.1 Live mode 5.5.2 Playback mode Overview of the menu system 5.6.1...
Hard Disk 6.6.7 System Web Client Software Getting started 7.1.1 System requirements 7.1.2 Connecting to the DVR 600 Series the first time How to log on 7.2.1 Menu structure differences Introducing the browser window 7.3.1 Live mode 7.3.2 Camera views 7.3.3...
| Table of Contents Video Recorder 600 Series Menu default values Technical specifications 10.1 Electrical 10.1.1 Mechanical 10.1.2 Environmental 10.1.3 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...
Video Recorder 600 Series Safety | en Safety Safety precautions DANGER! High risk: This symbol indicates an imminently hazardous situation such as "Dangerous Voltage" inside the product. If not avoided, this will result in an electrical shock, serious bodily injury, or death.
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.
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.
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.
Video Recorder 600 Series Safety | en FCC and UL FCC Information (U.S.A. and Canadian Models Only) This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
| Safety Video Recorder 600 Series 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.
DVR 600 Series includes an authenticity check for both local and remote playback. A dedicated PC player is provided for playback of secure video files. 2.1.1 Versions There are various DVR 600 Series models; the most extensive model has 16 channels and a built-in DVD writer. 2.1.2 Manuals This manual contains information about: –...
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.
Introduction | en Installation environment 2.3.1 Mounting The DVR 600 Series is supplied as a desktop unit. 2.3.2 Ventilation Ensure that the location planned for the installation of the unit is well ventilated. Take note of the locations of the cooling vent in the unit's enclosure and ensure that they are not obstructed as this might cause the unit to fail and void the warranty.
Connect a pan/tilt/zoom control unit to the RS-485 port (via the supplied screw terminal block). Connect to your network via the Ethernet port. Connect a Bosch Intuikey keyboard cable to the Keyboard-IN port if required. 3.1.3 Powering up Switch on all connected equipment.
Video Recorder 600 Series Quick install | en First-time use The Quick install menu opens the first time the unit is used. Fill in the basic settings in the three tabs to get the unit operational. The unit begins recording automatically when the Quick install menu is closed.
| Quick install Video Recorder 600 Series Quick install menu The Quick install menu contains three tabs: International, Continuous Recording, and Network. Click the Exit button to exit the Quick install menu. Changing Quick install settings overwrites customized settings.
Video Recorder 600 Series 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...
| Quick install Video Recorder 600 Series 3.3.3 Network Figure 3.5 Quick install - Network Fill in the settings that control the behavior of the unit with respect to a network. DVR name Enter a unique DVR name to be used in the network.
75 ohm termination. The DVR 600 Series automatically configures itself as a PAL or NTSC unit. The unit determines the TV standard by detecting the signal format of the VIDEO IN 1 during startup. The unit can also be manually set to PAL or NTSC in the Camera menu under Video format.
Connect the keyboard terminator (supplied with the Intuikey keyboard) to the Keyboard out connector of the last DVR in the circuit. If multiple DVR 600 Series units are controlled with a single keyboard, the Keyboard out connector of the last DVR 600 Series unit must be terminated.
| Hardware setup Video Recorder 600 Series Ethernet connection The standard RJ-45 Ethernet socket is used to connect the unit directly to a PC or to a network. To connect directly to a network hub or switch, use a straight-through network cable.
Video Recorder 600 Series Hardware setup | en RS485 port Connect Bosch, Pelco-P or Pelco-D controllable cameras to the unit for pan, tilt, and zoom control. The Bosch protocol is supported with the following baud settings: – 9600 baud –...
| Hardware setup Video Recorder 600 Series USB connectors A USB 2.0 connector is located at the rear panel of the unit to which a mouse, for example, can be connected. For convenience, the USB 2.0 port is located on the front of the unit to connect a mouse or USB memory device.
Video Recorder 600 Series Hardware setup | en External alarm I/O connection Alarm inputs and outputs are supplied screw down terminal blocks. The screw terminal blocks are supplied with the unit. Connecting the inputs Each (alarm) input line can be switched by a contact from an external device between a numbered input and ground (G).
| Hardware setup Video Recorder 600 Series Power supply DC power is supplied to the DVR 600 from an AC/DC power supply unit delivered with the unit. For operational reasons, the DVR 600 has no on/off switch . This means that the unit is always powered as long as the power cable from the power supply unit is connected to the 12VDC socket.
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Operating instructions These instructions explain the purpose of the front panel keys. The functions available can be limited by setting passwords. Access to the units functions are determined by the user level of the user logged in.
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series 5.1.1 Keys The keys on the front panel control all functions. Symbols on the keys show the functions. Inactive keys emit an audible beep when pressed. Arrow keys: Down, Left, Right –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Multi-screen key – press to go to different multi-screen modes OSD key – press to view date/time and camera information, or date/time only Pause key – press to freeze the picture Reverse key –...
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series Mouse Controls All functions controlled by the front panel can, alternatively, be accessed using the supplied USB mouse. All main DVR functions are accessible via the System Control Bar. To display the...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Remote control All functions controlled by the front panel and USB mouse can, alternatively, be accessed using the supplied remote control. The IR remote control allows control of up to nine units without interfering with one another.
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series Viewing pictures The unit has two monitor outputs, A and B. The way in which these monitors display pictures depends on how the system is configured. 5.4.1 Monitor A Monitor A is the main monitor. It shows full-screen, quad or multiscreen live or playback camera pictures.
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en 5.4.3 Viewing The tables show all possible views for monitor A. The set of muti-screen views available depends on the resolution (aspect ratio) setting and the model type (8 or 16 channels).
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series Quad screen To view quad displays: – Press the quad key. – A quad display of camera pictures appears on the active monitor. Full-screen To view a full-screen shot of a camera: –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Freeze image Freezing a camera shot on monitor A: Press the pause key to freeze all the picture in the active cameo. Press the stop key to return to live viewing. Alternatively, right click in the active cameo and select Freeze or Unfreeze from the context menu using the mouse.
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series Live and playback 5.5.1 Live mode The live mode is the normal operating mode of the unit where live pictures are viewed from the cameras. From live mode, switch to playback mode or the system menu.
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Overview of the menu system The Main menu gives access to several functions to help use the unit. Access to the Main menu is only possible with a User Account at the Administrator User Level. There are three ways of accessing the Main menu: –...
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series 5.6.3 Main menu Camera The Camera menu is used to configure recording settings for the unit. The menu contains eight submenus: – Camera - per camera Enable, Name of the camera, Covert, and Audio –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en – Configuration - Import and Export configuration, reset to Factory defaults, Update firmware and Quick install – Hard Disk - set Overwrite, Disk full warning, Event partition, Auto delete, and format the disk –...
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series 5.7.1 Date/time search Select the start date. Once the start date has been selected, the timeline will update to show the full 24 hour period. Use the Zoom In button to magnify the timeline.
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en 5.7.2 Event search From a Date/Time search, press the exit key to select the Search Tabs. Press the left/right arrow keys to select Event Search. Press the enter key to activate the search.
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series 5.7.3 Smart search From a Date/Time search, press the exit key to select the Search Tabs. Press the left/right arrow keys to select Smart Search. Press the enter key to activate the search.
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Export The export menu is accessed by pressing the Export key on the Front Panel or from the System Control Bar. It allows writing segments of recorded video and audio to a USB storage device or recordable DVD.
Hard Drive size and usage data Figure 5.10 System Control Bar - System information Note: Only Bosch hard disks with a signature can be used. If the hard disk is not certified, it cannot be used for recording. F.01U.169.663 | v1.0 | 2010.09...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en 5.10 The Log displays historic system events and is accessed from the System Control Bar by pressing the Log icon. Logbook filter From the Log display, make a selection of which system events to show.
| Operating instructions Video Recorder 600 Series 5.11 Triggers and alarms Various types of events change the way the unit works. These events are: – an alarm input signal applied to the unit – motion detection in a camera signal –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Operating instructions | en Acknowledging an input alarm Press the acknowledge key to acknowledge the alarm. – The beeper is silent. – The alarm indicators are no longer lit. – The alarm status message disappears. –...
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu Access all the parameters that are used to configure the unit via the menu system. The large number of available parameters gives the opportunity to program extensive functionality. Administrator rights are required to access the configuration menus.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en Top tabs Submenus Camera Camera Video Adjustment Continuous Recording Input Recording Motion Recording Network Live Streaming Video Format Schedule Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Exception Days Display Language Monitor A...
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series Camera Use the Camera menu to configure the recording set up for each of the three profiles. Configure the settings for Continuous, Input, and Motion recording. – Continuous recording - the default recording mode –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en Note: Disabling channels allows you to increase the frame rate or resolution on the remaining enabled channels. Channels Enabled CIF 2CIF 4CIF 25/30 12.5/15 6.25/7.5 25/30 12.5/15 6.25/7.5 25/30 12.5/15 6.25/7.5 25/30 12.5/15...
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.1.3 Figure 6.4 Camera - 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.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en 6.1.4 Continuous Recording Figure 6.5 Camera - Continuous Recording Continuous recording mode: – Resolution - set the video resolution to 4CIF (704x576/480 PAL/NTSC), 2CIF (704x288/ 240 PAL/NTSC), or CIF (352x288/240 PAL/NTSC). –...
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.1.5 Input Recording Figure 6.6 Camera - Input Recording Use the same procedure as in Continuous Recording. Pre-event Pre-event recording can be switched off or to a displayed pre-event recording time by input and motion recording.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en 6.1.6 Motion Recording Figure 6.7 Camera - Motion Recording Use the same procedure as in Input Recording. 6.1.7 Network Live Streaming 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.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series – Network streaming performance is limited by the total bandwidth between the unit and the PC running the Web-based control application. – Network stream resolution setting is CIF only and the frame rate is equal or less than the recording streams.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en Schedule Setting the dynamic characteristics The settings in the Schedule menu provide the opportunity to tap the powerful functionality of the unit. By spending some time in planning and setting up the schedules, efficient use of resources is achieved while effectively covering most types of working situations.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series Exception days – Up to 32 exceptions can be set that override the schedule. – To add an exception, select Add. Choose the date from the Calendar. – To edit an exception, select List and then select the value to edit.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en Event Use the Event menu to specify the desired behavior for an Input, detected Motion, or System failures; also define how alarms are acknowledged. 6.4.1 Input Figure 6.12 Event - Input Inputs are always active on the unit.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.4.2 Motion The motion detection feature can be configured by selecting the camera channel for each individual video input. Figure 6.13 Event - Motion Adjust the Sensitivity to set the threshold at which Motion is detected.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en Network 6.5.1 TCP/IP Figure 6.14 Network - TCP/IP Enable DHCP to have the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway assigned automatically by the network server. – If DHCP is disabled, fill in the IP address, the Subnet mask, the default Gateway, and the Primary DNS server address.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series Set the DVR IP address in DHCP or enable static IP for DVR 600. Input the following on the smart phone. – rtsp:// xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/cgi-bin/rtspStream/1 If the RTSP port is not the default port (554), use the following on the smart phone.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en 6.5.4 DDNS Figure 6.15 Network - DDNS Select a DDNS provider from the list of possible providers and complete the details with the configuration information assigned by the provider. 6.5.5 Notification Figure 6.16 Network - Notification Select the events that will trigger the unit to send an e-mail.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.5.6 Mail Figure 6.17 Network - Mail Enable Send Mail to have an e-mail sent out from the system according to the settings in the Notification Menu. Use More E-mail Settings to set the From, Subject, and up to three recipients.
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en System 6.6.1 Date/Time Figure 6.18 System -Date/Time Enter the actual Date. Fill in the actual Time. Select a Date format which shows either the month (MM), the day (DD), or the year (YYYY) first.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.6.4 Users Figure 6.19 System -User General The system contains a permanent Admin account with Administrator permissions. This user is logged in by default, e.g. after powering up the unit. Admin Enter a Password that can be up to 12 characters. The default Administrator password is 000000 (six zeros).
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en 6.6.5 Configuration Figure 6.21 System - Configuration – Import configuration will load previously saved system settings from a USB memory device. – Export configuration saves a copy of the system settings to a USB memory device.
| Configuration menu Video Recorder 600 Series 6.6.6 Hard Disk Figure 6.22 System - Hard disk The Hard Disk menu gives access to settings that affect video retention as well as a means to format the hard disk. –...
Video Recorder 600 Series Configuration menu | en 6.6.7 System Figure 6.23 System - System The System menu contains miscellaneous settings for the unit. – IR remote control allows for up to nine units to receive commands from a single remote control without interfering with one another.
Video Recorder 600 Series Web Client Software The Web Client Software gives full remote control of the DVR 600 Series using a PC. Up to four remote users can access and control the unit. Remote live viewing, search, playback, and system configuration are provided.
Video Recorder 600 Series Web Client Software | en How to log on When establishing a new connection to the unit, the Log on window appears. Figure 7.1 Web Client - Log on window via a network Type the User ID and Password.
| Web Client Software Video Recorder 600 Series Introducing the browser window The browser window is built up of three main areas: – A mode bar across the top, containing buttons for changing between live and playback, export, system settings, and buttons to toggle video between full screen, quad, multi- screen or sequence.
Video Recorder 600 Series Web Client Software | en 7.3.2 Camera views To switch the display mode, click one of the camera view buttons to change the cameo display configuration: – Single view, Quad view, Multi-screen and Sequence display modes are available.
| Web Client Software Video Recorder 600 Series 7.3.4 Export mode Click the Export button to show the export window. On this screen, the user can: – export a file remotely to the PC; – choose the channel, audio, start and end date/times to export.
Video Recorder 600 Series Web Client Software | en 7.3.5 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.169.663 | v1.0 | 2010.09...
Archive Player Getting started The DVR 600 Series Divar Archive Player allows viewing archived video recordings on a PC that have been archived from the DVR or Web Client. It also provides the opportunity to check the authenticity of the archived video.
Video Recorder 600 Series Archive Player | en Introducing the main window The main window appears upon selection of an archive file. The window is built up of three main areas: – A horizontal top bar containing buttons for screen control.
| Archive Player Video Recorder 600 Series Viewing Images 8.4.1 Assigning Cameos A cameo is a single camera picture in a multiscreen display. To assign a camera to a cameo: Click on a Cameo; – the selected cameo has a yellow border.
Video Recorder 600 Series Archive Player | en 8.5.1 Capturing a still image Capture still images from the full screen display of a camera and save them to the PC hard disk in a bitmap format. To save an image from the active cameo to the PC hard disk: Click the Capture button;...
| Menu default values Video Recorder 600 Series Menu default values The following tables list the items of the menu system of the unit. The Default value column shows the values that are restored when the factory defaults item of the System settings menu is selected.
Video Recorder 600 Series Menu default values | en Table 9.2 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Camera Camera Cameras 1 ~ 8/16 Enable Name Camera 01~08/16 Covert Audio None Video Adjustment Cameras 1 ~ 8/16 Brightness...
| Menu default values Video Recorder 600 Series Table 9.2 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Display Language Language English Monitor A Camera Name Camera Status Date/Time Playback Date/Time Playback Status HDD Status Event Popup Sequence Dwell Time...
Video Recorder 600 Series Menu default values | en Table 9.2 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Network TCP/IP DHCP Enabled IP Address 0.0.0.0 Subnet Mask 0.0.0.0 Gateway 0.0.0.0 Primary DNS 0.0.0.0 Secondary DNS 0.0.0.0 HTTP Port No.
| Menu default values Video Recorder 600 Series Table 9.2 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset System Date/Time Date 2010-01-01 Time 12:00:00 AM Date Format YYYY/MM/DD Time Format 12 hour Time Zone GMT+0 Daylight Savings Daylight Savings...
30 VAC - 40 VDC - 0.5 A continuous or 10 VA Control RS485 Output signals according to RS485 max. signal voltage -8 V to +12 V RS485 support Bosch domes and Pelco-P and D Keyboard Intuikey; 12 VDC, 400 mA max. Connectors Video inputs 8/16 looping BNC, auto-terminating...
Canada CAN/CSA - C22.2 no. 60950-1 Australia C-Tick 10.2 DVD compatibility The following DVD media have been tested on the DVR 600 Series for video export. Other brands/types might also work but could give problems. Brand Type Speed Size 4.7 GB Memorex 4.7 GB...
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