Before use / Contents How to use this User's Guide Contents Beginning About this User's Guide Before use / Contents • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •2 This User's Guide consists of the following two manuals. Caution and care •...
Caution and care HEAVY OBJECTS SHOULD NEVER BE PLACED ON THE UNIT (E.G., MONITOR) NEVER TOUCH OR INSERT ANY OBJECT INSIDE THE UNIT Touching the inside of the cabinet or inserting foreign objects of any kind through ventilation holes not only creates a safety hazard but can also cause extensive damage.
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Installation location and handling • Before you ﬁ rst use this unit, supply power to it for at least 48 hours to charge the built-in backup battery so that the built-in power compensator circuit can be activated. When the battery isn't charged sufﬁ ciently, the built-in clock may go wrong or the unit may not able to recover in case of a power failure.
Caution and care (continued) Precautions for rack-mounting • When mounting this unit in a rack, ensure that the temperature inside the rack doesn't rise to 40°C or higher. When installing a rack, you are recommended to install fans to keep the temperature inside the rack 30°C or lower. •...
Notes for constructing a surveillance system using this unit • This unit can be controlled by external devices via the external connector, RS-232C connector, or LAN connector. In addition, external devices can be controlled via the external connector, RS422 connector, or RS-232C connector. These functions allow this unit to ﬂ...
Caution and care (continued) Copyright • This unit records data digitally. Therefore, exercise caution in recording video images protected by copyright. Recording time and product warranty • Estimated recording time displayed on the menu screen is a continuous recordable time calculated in terms of the functional operation, not a product warranty period.
Disclaimer • Mitsubishi assumes no responsibility or makes no compensation for operation error of your surveillance system, loss of recorded data, or other damages or losses due to a failure in this unit. In no event will Mitsubishi repair, restore, or reproduce recorded data.
Note Thank you for purchasing Mitsubishi digital recorder DX-TL308E/DX-TL304E (hereinafter referred to as “ Product ” ). Before using this Product, please be sure to read the following Software License Agreement with regard to the software contained in this Product (hereinafter referred to as “ Licensed Software ” ). By using this Product, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions of the following Software License Agreement.
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Adjusting the built-in clock Left-click the mouse to display <Main menu>. You can display <Main menu> also by pressing the SET UP button on the front panel. Select “Setup” to display the <Setup> screen. Setup Select “Setting” next to “Clock and language setting”...
Playing back recorded images Press the PLAY button on the front panel. You can play back images even during recording. Press the PAUSE button to pause playback. (Still image playback) Press the STOP button to stop playback. Notice • When you change the multiplexer, playback direction, or playback speed during playback, a black screen may be displayed. •...
Displaying images in the single screen mode Press the button of the camera you want to display. * Camera number buttons 5 to 8 are available only for DX-TL308E. Camera number buttons Displaying images in the split screen mode * The numbers shown in the figures indicate the factory-default camera number display positions.
Right-click the mouse. The mouse operation screen is displayed. Click the single screen button to display the camera number buttons. Click the button of the camera you want to display. <DX-TL308E> <DX-TL304E> Right-click Right-click Changing the screen mode using the mouse (split screen mode) Right-click the mouse.
Searching for the desired image You can search for images by specifying the recording date and time. Press the SEARCH button on the front panel to display <Search menu>. Click the device name under “Play device” (for Search menu example, HDD (Emergency)) until the desired 12-01-2008 Sat Play device 13:35:17...
onvenient function Displaying <Search menu> using the mouse Right-click the mouse. The mouse operation screen is displayed. Click the button to expand the menu. Click the Search button ( <Search menu> is displayed. Specifying the search time using the calendar Click “Time and date”...
Copying recorded images You can copy the still image being displayed to a USB memory device or DVD/CD disc as a still or moving image (one-touch copy). This function is convenient to copy recording data for a short period of time. Set a USB memory in the recorder or set a DVD/ CD disc in the DVD/CD drive connected to the recorder.
onvenient function Displaying <Copy menu> using the mouse Right-click the mouse. The mouse operation screen is displayed. Click the button to expand the menu. Click the Copy button ( <Copy menu> is displayed. In addition to one-touch copy, you can copy images using the following methods. For the detailed operating procedures, see the Installation Manual.