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  • Page 3: Compliance Notice Of Fcc

    THIS CLASS OF DIGITAL APPARATUS MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CANADIAN INTERFERENCE-CAUSING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS. The information in this manual is believed to be accurate as of the date of publication. MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC is not responsible for any problems resulting from the use thereof. The information contained herein is subject to...
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    User’s Manual Important Safeguards 12. Servicing 1. Read Instructions Do not attempt to service this equipment yourself. Refer all servicing All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the to qualified service personnel. appliance is operated. 2. Retain Instructions 13.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    4-Channel Digital Video Recorder Table of Contents Chapter 1 — Introduction ..................1 Features ......................1 Technical Overview ..................2 Chapter 2 — Installation ..................3 Package Contents ..................3 Required Installation Tools................3 Connecting the Video Source...............3 Connecting the Loop Through Video............4 Connecting Audio ..................4 Setting Unit for CVBS or VGA output ............4 Connecting the Monitor.................5 Connecting the Spot Monitor ...............5...
  • Page 6 User’s Manual Normal Setup Screen...................14 System Information..................14 Date/Time Setup..................17 System Check Screen ................20 Storage Screen..................21 System Log Screen ...................23 System Shutdown..................23 Configuring Input Devices ................24 Camera Setup Screen ................24 Alarm In Setup Screen................25 Motion Detector ..................26 Text-In Setup Screen.................27 Alarm Out Setup Screen................29 Audio Setup Screen...................30 RS232 Setup Screen .................31 Configuring Recording Settings..............32...
  • Page 7 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder Load / Save Setup ..................59 Clear All Data.....................59 Chapter 4 — Operation ..................61 Turning on the Power ..................61 Live Monitoring ....................61 PTZ Mode ....................62 Digital Zoom Mode..................64 Recording Video...................64 Recording Audio ..................65 Playing Recorded Video................65 Arrow Buttons ....................66 Enter/Pause Button..................66 Camera Buttons (1 to 4) ................66 Quad/Sequence Button ................66...
  • Page 8 User’s Manual List of Illustrations Figure 1 — Typical DVR installation...................1 Figure 2 — DVR rear panel......................3 Figure 3 — Video input connectors....................3 Figure 4 — Video Loop Through connectors................4 Figure 5 — Audio In and Out connectors...................4 Figure 6 —...
  • Page 9 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 50 — Alarm In Event Action (Record) setup screen............36 Figure 51 — Alarm In Event Action (Alarm Out) setup screen..........37 Figure 52 — Alarm In Event Action (Notify) setup screen............37 Figure 53 — Motion Detector Event Action (Record) setup screen.........38 Figure 54 —...
  • Page 10 User’s Manual viii...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1 - Introduction

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Chapter 1 — Introduction Features Your color digital video recorder (DVR) provides recording capabilities for 4 camera inputs. It provides exceptional picture quality in both live and playback modes, and offers the following features: 4 Composite Input Connectors Compatible with Color (NTSC or PAL) and B&W (CCIR and EIA-170) Video Sources Multiple Search Engines (Date/Time, Calendar, Event) Records up to 120 NTSC Images per Second (100 PAL Images per Second)
  • Page 12: Technical Overview

    User’s Manual Technical Overview Your DVR can replace both a time-lapse VCR and a multiplexer in a security installation. However, it has many features that make it much more powerful and easier to use than even the most advanced VCR. The DVR converts analog NTSC or PAL video to digital images and records them on a hard disk drive.
  • Page 13: Chapter 2 - Installation

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Chapter 2 — Installation Package Contents The package contains the following: Digital Video Recorder Power Cord User’s Manual (This Document) Remote Operation Software CD and User’s Manual Infrared Remote Control Required Installation Tools No special tools are required to install the DVR. Refer to the installation manuals for the other items that make up part of your system.
  • Page 14: Connecting The Loop Through Video

    User’s Manual Connecting the Loop Through Video Figure 4 — Video Loop Through connectors. If you would like to connect your video source to another device, you can use the Loop BNC connectors. NOTE: The Loop BNC connectors are auto terminated. Do NOT connect a cable to the Loop BNC unless it is connected to another terminated device because it will cause poor quality video.
  • Page 15: Connecting The Monitor

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder NOTE: You cannot use spot monitor output and VGA output at the same time. NOTE: Set the CVBS or VGA selector switch before turning on the DVR. You cannot change the setting while the unit is running. Connecting the Monitor Connecting the Spot Monitor Figure 7 —...
  • Page 16: Ai 1 To 4 (Alarm In)

    User’s Manual AI 1 to 4 (Alarm In) You can use external devices to signal the DVR to react to events. Mechanical or electrical switches can be wired to the AI (Alarm In) and GND (Ground) connectors. The threshold voltage for NC (Normally Closed) is above 4.3V and should be stable at least 0.5 seconds to be detected.
  • Page 17: Connecting To The Rs-232C Port

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Connecting to the RS-232C Port Figure 12 — RS-232C connector. An RS-232C port is provided to connect an external modem for remote monitoring, configuration and software upgrades, text input, and to connect a remote control keyboard. Use a modem cable with a DB-9S (female) connector to connect to the DVR.
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Usb Port

    User’s Manual Connecting to the USB Port Figure 14 — USB connector. A USB port on the front panel is provided to connect external hard disk drives, CD-RW drives or flash drives for archiving video. Position the external hard disk drive close enough to the DVR so that you can make the cable connections, usually less than 6 feet.
  • Page 19: Chapter 3 - Configuration

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Chapter 3 — Configuration NOTE: Your DVR should be completely installed before proceeding. Refer to Chapter 2 — Installation. Front Panel Controls Figure 16 — DVR front panel. Many of the buttons on the front panel have multiple functions. The following describes each button and control.
  • Page 20: Panic Button

    User’s Manual Panic Button Pressing the button activates panic recording, so the DVR will record video regardless of PANIC the time-lapse or event recording schedule. Press the button again to release the panic recording. NOTE: When the DVR is in the Panic recording mode, the REC LED flickers and displays on each camera screen.
  • Page 21: Enter/Pause Button

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Enter/Pause Button This button selects a highlighted item or completes an entry that you have made. Pressing the button in the live monitoring mode freezes the current live screen, and the screen ENTER/PAUSE displays . Press the button again to return to the live monitoring mode. Pressing the button in the playback mode will pause the video, and the screen displays .
  • Page 22: Turning On The Power

    User’s Manual Turning on the Power Connecting the power cord to the DVR turns on the unit. The unit will take approximately 60 seconds to initialize. Initial Unit Setup Before using your DVR for the first time, you will want to establish the initial settings. This includes items such as time and date, display language, camera, audio, remote control, record mode, network and password.
  • Page 23 Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Highlight the box beside Quick Setup and press the button to toggle between On and Off. If you select Off, you will use the Normal Setup screen to change the DVR’s settings. Highlight the first box beside Recording Speed/Quality, and select recording speeds from as few as 0.5 ips to as fast as 30 ips (25 ips for PAL).
  • Page 24: Normal Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Normal Setup Screen Figure 20 — Normal Setup screen. Press the button to enter the setup screen. If the Quick Setup screen appears, turn it off as MENU described above. The Normal Setup screen gives you access to all the DVR’s setup screens. System Information Highlight System Information and press the button.
  • Page 25: Figure 22 - System Information Change Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 22 — System Information Change screen. Highlight the box beside Site Description and press the button. A virtual keyboard displays. Figure 23 — Virtual keyboard. Use the arrow keys to highlight the first character you want in the Site Title and press the button.
  • Page 26: Figure 24 - System Upgrade Screen

    User’s Manual NOTE: You can upgrade the software only in the System Information Change screen. To upgrade the software, connect the USB device containing the upgrade package file to the DVR. Highlight Upgrade… and press the button. The System Upgrade screen appears. The screen displays the upgrade package file name.
  • Page 27: Date/Time Setup

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Date/Time Setup Highlight Date/Time in the Main menu and press the button. The Date/Time setup screen appears. Figure 25 — Date/Time setup screen. CAUTION: If you set a date and time that is older than some of your recorded images, any images with dates and times later than the new setting will be deleted.
  • Page 28: Figure 26 - Holiday Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Figure 26 — Holiday Setup screen. You can save your changes by highlighting OK and pressing the button. Selecting Cancel exits the screen without saving the changes. Highlight the Time Sync… box and press the button. You can set up time synchronization between the DVR and standard time servers that are available in most time zones and countries, or between the DVR and another DVR.
  • Page 29 Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder The box beside System Clock displays the DVR's time setting. The box beside Server Clock displays the time setting of the time server. Highlighting the Update button and pressing the button updates the server clock. NOTE: The Server Clock will display “ – ” when the DVR cannot load the time information from the time server.
  • Page 30: System Check Screen

    User’s Manual System Check Screen Highlight System Check in the Main menu and press the button. The System Check setup screen appears. Figure 28 — System Check (Config.) screen. Highlight the box under the On/Off heading and press the button. This toggles between On and Off.
  • Page 31: Storage Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 29 — System Check (Alarm Out / Notify) screen. Highlight the box under the Alarm Out heading and press the button. A drop menu displays available alarm outputs for the recording problem. Highlight the desired alarm output from the external alarm out terminal or internal buzzer, and press the button.
  • Page 32: Figure 31 - S.m.a.r.t. Setup Screen

    User’s Manual NOTE: If the DVR senses S.M.A.R.T. Alert or High Temperature, the S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Information screen will appear. Once the S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Information screen displays, replacing the hard disk drive is recommended, usually within 24 hours. NOTE: The S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Information screen appears only in the monitoring mode. °C field displays the temperature of the storage device.
  • Page 33: System Log Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Highlight the box beside Check Time, and adjust the numbers using arrow buttons. Highlight the box beside Temperature Threshold and adjust the numbers using arrow buttons. Highlight the box beside Sensor Unit and select from Celsius or Fahrenheit. If you want to check the storage status instantly, highlight Check Now and press the button.
  • Page 34: Configuring Input Devices

    User’s Manual Configuring Input Devices You can configure the video, audio and remote control devices connected to the DVR. Figure 33 — Device menu screen. Camera Setup Screen Highlight Camera in the Main menu and press the button. The Camera setup screen appears. Figure 34 —...
  • Page 35: Alarm In Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder You can assign titles to each camera by highlighting the Title heading and pressing the button. A virtual keyboard allows you to enter camera names. Selecting the PTZ Device box causes a list of controllable cameras to display. Select your camera from the list and press the button.
  • Page 36: Motion Detector

    User’s Manual The alarm terminal strip on the back of the DVR has inputs associated with each alarm. You can set up each input on the Alarm In Setup screen. You can turn each input On (via Alarm I/O or Camera Alarm) or Off.
  • Page 37: Text-In Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder The Motion Detection Zone screen is laid over the video for the selected camera. You can set up motion detection zones by selecting or clearing blocks. The menu on the setup screen has the following functions: NOTE: You can activate or deactivate 4 cells at a time using the button.
  • Page 38: Figure 40 - Text-In (Generic Text) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Figure 40 — Text-In (Generic Text) Setup screen. Figure 41 — Text-In (EPSON-POS) Setup screen. Highlight the box beside Transaction Start, and press the button. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the Transaction Start string. Refer to the device manufacturer’s documentation for the text string that the device first sends when a transaction starts.
  • Page 39: Alarm Out Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Highlight the box beside Line Delimiter, and press the button. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the character(s) that the device uses to indicate the end of a line. Control characters can be created using ^ and a capital letter; e.g., ^J for NL (New Line), ^M for CR (Carriage Return). Refer to the device manufacturer’s documentation for Line Delimiter character(s).
  • Page 40: Audio Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Highlighting the Sched field and pressing the button opens a schedule screen. You can schedule alarm output in 30-minute increments from 0:00 to 24:00. Figure 43 — Alarm Out Schedule screen. You can select individual blocks of time, entire days of the week, entire blocks of time or the entire schedule.
  • Page 41: Rs232 Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Highlight the box beside Audio Recording and press the button. This toggles between On and Off. When it is On, the DVR also records audio when it is recording video. Highlight the box beside Mute and press the button.
  • Page 42: Configuring Recording Settings

    User’s Manual NOTE: Selecting the PTZ in the RS232 field only defines the RS-232C port as being used for the PTZ camera connections. Select the PTZ device in the Camera Setup screen. Configuring Recording Settings NOTE: When the DVR is recording video, the REC LED on the front panel is lit and the displays on each camera screen.
  • Page 43: Time-Lapse Record Mode Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Pressing the button on the front panel enters the Panic Recording mode. You can program PANIC the recording speed, quality and duration when the DVR is in the Panic Recording mode. On Panic Recording Speed can be set from 0.5 to 30 ips (25 ips PAL), and On Panic Recording Quality can be selectable from Very High, High, Standard and Low.
  • Page 44: Time-Lapse Recording Schedule

    User’s Manual NOTE: You cannot select 30 ips (25 ips for PAL) for High Resolution. Highlight the box under the Quality heading and press the button. A drop-down list appears. You can select from Very High, High, Standard and Low image quality. All other variables being equal;...
  • Page 45: Pre-Event Recording Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder You can change an entire day by placing the cursor on the day of the week and pressing the button to toggle the day On or Off. You can change the entire calendar by placing the cursor in the upper left-hand box (above “S” and to the left of the time line) and pressing the button to toggle the entire calendar On and Off.
  • Page 46: Event Action Setup

    User’s Manual Event Action Setup You can program the DVR to record, activate the alarm output and/or notify the remote site whenever sensor, motion, text-in or video loss events are detected. Highlight the Alarm-In Action, Motion Action, Text-In Action or Video Loss Action in the Event Action menu and press the button.
  • Page 47: Alarm In Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Alarm In Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen The DVR can be set to react to events differently by activating an internal buzzer or external alarms. Figure 51 — Alarm In Event Action (Alarm Out) setup screen. Highlight the Sched box and press the button.
  • Page 48: Motion Detector Event Action (Record) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Highlight the Sched box and press the button. A schedule screen appears. Set the schedule as described earlier. Highlight the Notify box and press the button. This toggles between On and Off. When it is On, the DVR notifies the remote site when certain events occur based on a defined schedule. NOTE: For the Notify action to work, the DVR should be registered in the DX-PC4U (Remote Operation Software).
  • Page 49: Motion Detector Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Motion Detector Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen The DVR can be set to react to motion events differently by activating an internal buzzer or external alarms. Figure 54 — Motion Detector Event Action (Alarm Out) setup screen. Highlight the Sched box and press the button.
  • Page 50: Text-In Event Action (Record) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Highlight the Sched box and press the button. A schedule screen appears. Set the schedule as described earlier. Highlight the Notify box and press the button. This toggles between On and Off. When it is On, the DVR notifies the remote site when certain events occur based on a defined schedule. NOTE: For the Notify action to work, the DVR should be registered in the DX-PC4U (Remote Operation Software).
  • Page 51: Text-In Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Text-In Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen The DVR can be set to react to text-in by activating an internal buzzer or external alarms. Figure 57 — Text-In Event Action (Alarm Out) setup screen. Highlight the Sched box and press the button.
  • Page 52: Video Loss Event Action (Record) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Highlight the Sched box and press the button. A schedule screen appears. Set the schedule as described earlier. Highlight the Notify box and press the button. This toggles between On and Off. When it is On, the DVR notifies the remote site when it has text input from a text-in device based on a defined schedule.
  • Page 53: Video Loss Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Video Loss Event Action (Alarm Out) Setup Screen The DVR can be set to react to video loss differently by activating an internal buzzer or external alarms. Figure 60 — Video Loss Event Action (Alarm Out) setup screen. Highlight the Sched box and press the button.
  • Page 54: Display Setup

    User’s Manual Highlight the Sched box and press the button. A schedule screen appears. Set the schedule as described earlier. Highlight the Notify box and press the button. This toggles between On and Off. When it is On, the DVR notifies the remote site when it loses video input from a camera based on a defined schedule.
  • Page 55 Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder NOTE: Each icon displayed on the screen describes the system status as follows: Freeze — Displays while in Freeze mode. Sequence — Displays while in Sequence mode . Zoom — Displays on the enlarged video. Remote Control —...
  • Page 56: Main Monitoring Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Main Monitoring Setup Screen You can adjust the display dwell time for each camera displayed on the main monitor. You also can set the video from the event-detected camera to be displayed on the main monitor during the preset dwell time.
  • Page 57: Network Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Network Setup Screen In the Network Setup screen you can set up the DVR for LAN and modem connections. Figure 64 — Network Setup screen. Highlight the box beside Connection. Press the button to toggle between LAN and Modem. Highlight the box beside Admin Password and press the button.
  • Page 58: Lan Setup Screen

    User’s Manual You can program the image quality for transferring to the DX-PC4U (Remote Operation Software). Highlight the box beside Remote Quality and press the button. The image quality can be selectable from Very High, High, Standard and Low. LAN Setup Screen Figure 65 —...
  • Page 59: Figure 66 - Port Number Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 66 — Port Number Setup screen. NOTE: You will need to get the appropriate Port Number for each DX-PC4U (Remote Operation Software) related program (Admin, Watch, Search and Callback) from your network administrator. Change the number by highlighting it and using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase or decrease the number.
  • Page 60: Figure 67 - Lan (Dhcp) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Figure 67 — LAN (DHCP) Setup screen. Selecting ADSL (PPPoE) allows you to set up the ADSL network. NOTE: ADSL and modem cannot be configured at the same time. If the DVR is networked via modem, the ADSL (PPPoE) will not be selected. Figure 68 —...
  • Page 61: Modem Setup

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Modem Setup Figure 69 — Modem Setup screen. Highlight the box beside Baud Rate and press the button. A list of baud rates ranging from 300 to 115,200 appears. Highlight the box beside Data Bit and press the button.
  • Page 62: Dvrns (Dvr Name Service) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual DVRNS (DVR Name Service) Setup Screen You can register the DVR on the DVRNS server to use DVR name service. Figure 70 — DVRNS Setup screen. Highlight the box beside Use DVR Name Service and press the button to toggle between On and Off.
  • Page 63: Callback Center Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder NOTE: When entering no name or a name already registered on the DVRNS server, an error message displays. Highlighting OK and pressing the button registers the DVR on the DVRNS server. Proper DVRNS settings will display the help desk information of the DVRNS server in the box beside Help Desk.
  • Page 64: Figure 72 - Callback Center (Modem) Setup Screen

    User’s Manual Highlight the box beside SMTP Server IP and enter the SMTP server IP address, obtained from your system administrator. Highlight the box beside E-mail recipient and enter the recipient’s e-mail address. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the e-mail address. Highlight the box beside E-mail sender and enter the sender’s e-mail address.
  • Page 65: Password Setup Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder When an event occurs, the DVR will dial the pager and leave a four- or five-digit number. The first three digits are the site ID number and the last digits are the type of event (1: Alarm In, 2: Text-In, 3: Motion Detection, 4: Video Loss, 10: Check Recording, 11: Storage, 13: S.M.A.R.T., and 18: System).
  • Page 66: Config Screen

    User’s Manual NOTE: The Admin and User passwords are composed of up to eight digits using the camera buttons. The default Admin password is 4321. CAUTION: Write down the new password and save it in a secure place. If the password is forgotten, the unit must be reset using the Factory Reset Button and all data settings will be lost.
  • Page 67: Figure 75 - Clip Copy Screen

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 75 — Clip Copy screen. To select the type of the drive to use for back up, highlight the box on the top and press the button. A drop-down list of available drives appears. You can select USB HDD, USB CD-RW or USB FLASH MEMORY.
  • Page 68: Figure 76 - Disk Partition Selection Screen

    User’s Manual Figure 76 — Disk Partition Selection screen. Once you select the drive and partition to use for clip copy, the DVR will display the drive capacity and the clip size, and ask if you want to continue. NOTE: Do not back up files larger than 2GB. You can use other functions on the DVR while video is being backed up.
  • Page 69: Load Default Setup

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Load Default Setup Highlighting and selecting Load Default Setup will bring up screen asking you if you really want to load default settings and confirm it with a password. NOTE: Loading the Default Setup will not change the current time, time zone, daylight saving time and network settings.
  • Page 70 User’s Manual...
  • Page 71: Chapter 4 - Operation

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Chapter 4 — Operation NOTE: This chapter assumes your DVR has been installed and configured. If it has not, please refer to Chapter 2 and 3. The DVR’s controls are similar to a VCR. As with a VCR, the main functions are recording and playing back video.
  • Page 72: Ptz Mode

    User’s Manual The DVR can be set to display the event-detected video in full-screen on the monitor during the preset dwell time when there is an Event. The video of the lowest camera number among cameras associated with the event-detected sensor will be displayed, and the DVR will return to the previous screen format after event monitoring dwell time.
  • Page 73: Figure 79 - Ptz Menu

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 79 — PTZ Menu. Set Preset — Sets the Presets for PTZ camera. Quit — Closes the menu Set Preset Once you have the camera at the desired settings, you can save camera position settings as “presets” so that you can go directly to desired views.
  • Page 74: Digital Zoom Mode

    User’s Manual Figure 81 — Preset Apply screen. Digital Zoom Mode You can enter the Digital Zoom Mode by pressing the button in the PTZ mode. When a PTZ device is not installed, pressing the button in the live monitoring mode enters the Digital Zoom Mode directly.
  • Page 75: Recording Audio

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Recording Audio If the DVR was set up to record audio, it will record audio when video is recording. NOTE: The DVR will NOT record audio when the recording speed is set to less than 15 ips. Also audio recording might be affected by network bandwidth conditions while monitoring the DVR remotely using the DX-PC4U (Remote Operation Software) program.
  • Page 76: Arrow Buttons

    User’s Manual Arrow Buttons : Pressing the left-arrow button plays video backward at high speed. Pressing the button again toggles the playback speed from . The screen displays respectively. : Pressing the right-arrow button plays video forward at high speed. Pressing the button again toggles the playback speed from .
  • Page 77: Searching Video

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Figure 83 — Digital Zoom screen. Figure 84 — Enlarged Digital Zoom screen. Searching Video Pressing the button in the playback mode displays the Search Menu. MENU Figure 85 — Search Menu.
  • Page 78: Date/Time Search

    User’s Manual Go to the First — Displays the first recorded image Go to the Last — Displays the last recorded image Date/Time Search… — Searches by date and time (see below for more details) Calendar Search… — Searches using a calendar (see below for more details) Event Search…...
  • Page 79: Event Search

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Days with recorded video display on the calendar with white numbers. Highlight a day using arrow buttons and press the button to select it. A time bar will display at the bottom of the calendar. Hours in which video was recorded will be highlighted with blue.
  • Page 80: Figure 89 - Event Search (By Event) Screen

    User’s Manual Figure 89 — Event Search (by Event) screen. Figure 90 — Event Search (by Camera) screen. Highlight the box beside Search by and press the button to toggle between Event and Camera. You can search video from the first to last recorded images, or you can set the start and stop times and dates.
  • Page 81: Text-In Search

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Text-In Search Figure 91 — Text-In Log screen. The DVR maintains a log of each time there is Text Input. The Text-In Log screen displays this list. Highlight the event for which you would like to see video. Pressing the button will extract the event video and display the first image of the event.
  • Page 82 User’s Manual Highlight the Case Sensitive box and press the button to toggle between On and Off. If the Case Sensitive box is turned On, the DVR distinguishes between upper and lower case letters. Highlight the Load Query box and press the button to load the saved Query settings.
  • Page 83: Appendix A - Usb Hard Disk Drive Preparation

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Appendix A — USB Hard Disk Drive Preparation Preparing the USB-IDE hard disk drive in Windows 2000 NOTE: Preparing a USB-IDE hard disk drive under Windows XP is almost identical to Windows 2000. 1. Connect the USB-IDE hard disk drive to your computer using the USB Cable. 2.
  • Page 84 User’s Manual 10. In the Create DOS Partition or Logical DOS Drive menu, choose “1. Create Primary DOS Partition.” And Type “Y” to use all available space and hit the enter key. Hit ESC to exit the screen after the USB-IDE hard disk drive partition is created. 11.
  • Page 85: Appendix B - Text-In Query Examples

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Appendix B — Text-In Query Examples Query Example I 123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890 Item Unit price amount ================================================== Coke 2.20 | 1(s) | $ 2.20 Fanta 2.20 | 1(s) | $ 2.20 Hotdog 3.50 | 3(s) | $ 10.50 Pepsi 1.95 | 1(s) | $...
  • Page 86: Query Example Ii

    User’s Manual Query Example II 123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890 Item Unit price amount ================================================== Coke 2.20 | 1(s) 2.20 Fanta 2.20 | 1(s) 2.20 Hotdog 3.50 | 3(s) 10.50 Pepsi 1.95 | 1(s) 1.95 ================================================== total : $ 16.85 Thank you~~ In the above text-in data, you can find that the comparison value is located at 17 (Unit price, $ mark will be ignored automatically), 28 (Qty) and 40...
  • Page 87: Appendix C - Troubleshooting

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Appendix C — Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution Check power cord connections. No Power Confirm that there is power at the outlet. Check camera video cable and connections. Check monitor video cable and connections. No Live Video Confirm that the camera has power.
  • Page 88: Appendix D - Connector Pin Outs

    User’s Manual Appendix D — Connector Pin Outs Input Output AI (1 to 4) Alarm Inputs 1 to 4 Chassis Ground Alarm Reset In Normally Closed Common Normally Open...
  • Page 89: Appendix E - Map Of Screens

    Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder Appendix E — Map of Screens...
  • Page 90: Appendix F - Specifications

    User’s Manual Appendix F — Specifications VIDEO Signal Format NTSC or PAL (auto detect) Composite: 4 looping inputs, 1 Vp-p, auto-terminating, Video Input 75 Ohms Composite: One (BNC), 1 Vp-p, 75 Ohms Analog RGB: One (VGA) Monitor Outputs − NTSC: 30.8kHz (horizontal frequency) / 60Hz (vertical frequency) −...
  • Page 91 Four-Channel Digital Video Recorder STORAGE Primary Storage EIDE hard disk drive (1) Backup Storage USB hard disk drive, CD-RW drive or Flash Memory GENERAL Dimensions (W x H x D) 13.4 x 1.8 x 12.2 (340mm x 46.5mm x 310mm) Unit Weight 7.05 lbs.
  • Page 92 WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) Correct Disposal of This Product (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.