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HRXD9, HRXD16
9-, 16-Channel Models
Digital Video Recorder
User Guide
Document 900.0856 – 12/06 – Rev 1.00

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  • Page 1 HRXD9, HRXD16 9-, 16-Channel Models Digital Video Recorder User Guide Document 900.0856 – 12/06 – Rev 1.00...
  • Page 2 Revisions Issue Date Revisions 1.00 12/06 New document. Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 3: Fcc Compliance Statement

    FCC Compliance Statement INFORMATION TO THE USER: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 4: Compliance

    Compliance WEEE (Waste Electrical and 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.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents FCC Compliance Statement ....... . . iii Explanation of Graphical Symbols ......iii Compliance .
  • Page 6 Contents Shutdown Screen ........34 Logout Screen ........35 Network and Notification Setup .
  • Page 7 Contents Go to the Date/Time ....... . . 93 Calendar Search........94 Event Log Search .
  • Page 8 Contents Rev 1.00 viii Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 9 Figures Figures Figure 1-1 Typical DVR Installation .......3 Figure 2-1 16-Channel DVR Rear Panel .
  • Page 10 Figures Figure 3-16 Device Information Screen......30 Figure 3-17 Storage Status Screen ....... 31 Figure 3-18 User Setup Screen.
  • Page 11 Figures Figure 3-59 Motion Detection Settings Screen ......63 Figure 3-60 Motion Detection Sensitivity Screen ......64 Figure 3-61 Motion Detection Min.
  • Page 12 Figures Figure C-1 WebGuard Login Screen ......112 Figure C-2 WebGuard Screen ....... . .113 Figure C-3 WebSearch Screen .
  • Page 13: About This Document

    About This Document This document introduces the HRXD Series Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and describes how to install, configure, and operate the DVR. This guide covers the 9- and 16-channel HRXD Series DVRs. The DVRs are identical except for the number of cameras and alarms that can be connected and the number of cameras that can be displayed.
  • Page 14: Important Safeguards

    • Appendix H, System Log Notices, lists all of the System Log notices. • Appendix I, Error Code Notices, lists the system upgrade and clip copy Error Code notices. • Appendix J, Specifications, lists the DVR specifications. Important Safeguards Read Instructions All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.
  • Page 15 Lightning For added protection for this equipment during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the equipment due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 16 17. Correct Batteries WARNING! Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions. 18. Operating Temperature An operating temperature range is specified (see Appendix J, Specifications) so that the customer and installer may determine a suitable operating environment for the equipment.
  • Page 17: Introduction

    Introduction Introduction Features Your color digital video recorder (DVR) provides recording capabilities for nine or 16 camera inputs. It provides exceptional picture quality in both live and playback modes, and offers the following features: • 9 or 16 composite video input connectors •...
  • Page 18: Technical Overview

    Introduction Technical Overview In addition to replacing both a time-lapse VCR and a multiplexer in a security installation, your DVR 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 19: Figure 1-1 Typical Dvr Installation

    Introduction Figure 1-1 Typical DVR Installation Computer Spot Monitor x4 Screen (VGA) Sensor 9 or 16 9 or 16 Cameras Alarm Input Siren Video Out Audio Input x4 Alarm Output 9 or 16 Audio Output Digital Video Recorder Flashing Light LAN or MODEM Internal CD-RW Network Connection...
  • Page 20 Introduction Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 21: Installation

    Installation Installation Package Contents The package contains the following: • Digital Video Recorder • Power cord • User Guide (This Document) • Multilingual User Guide (RASplus CD-ROM) • RASplus User Guide • Multilingual RASplus Software CD and User Guide (RASplus CD-ROM) •...
  • Page 22: Connecting The Video Input

    Installation Figure 2-1 16-Channel DVR Rear Panel SVHS Out Spot Out Video In Video Out RS485 Power Connector Audio In/Out USB Port RS232 Port SCSI Port Ethernet Port Alarm Inputs VGA Port Alarm Reset In Factory Reset Switch Alarm Outs Your DVR can be used with either NTSC or PAL equipment.
  • Page 23: Connecting The Monitor

    Installation 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 a terminated device because it will cause poor quality video.
  • Page 24: Connecting A Vga Monitor

    Installation Connecting a VGA Monitor Figure 2-5 VGA Connector A VGA connector is provided so that you can use a standard, multi-sync computer monitor as your main monitor. Use the cable supplied with your monitor to connect it to the DVR. Note Pressing and holding DISPLAY on the front panel for 5 seconds or longer will switch the video output between Video Out (BNC or...
  • Page 25: Connecting Alarms

    Installation Your DVR can record audio from up to four sources. Connect the audio sources to Audio In 1, Audio In 2, Audio In 3 and Audio In 4 as needed using RCA jacks. Connect Audio Out to your amplifier. Note The DVR does not have amplified audio output, so you will need a speaker with an amplifier.
  • Page 26: Gnd (ground)

    Installation GND (Ground) Note All the connectors marked GND are common. Connect the ground side of the alarm input and/or alarm output to the GND connector. AO 1 to 16 (Alarm-Out) Figure 2-8 Alarm Output Connectors The DVR can activate external devices such as buzzers or lights. Connect the device to the AO (Alarm-Out) and GND (Ground) connectors.
  • Page 27: Connecting To The Rs485 Port

    Installation Connecting to the RS485 Port Figure 2-10 RS485 Connector The DVR can be controlled remotely by an external device or control system, such as a control keyboard, using RS485 half-duplex serial communications signals. The RS485 connector can also be used to control PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) cameras. Connect RX- /TX- and RX+/TX+ of the control system to the - and + (respectively) of the DVR.
  • Page 28: Connecting To The Rs232 Port

    Installation Connecting to the RS232 Port Figure 2-13 RS232 Connector An RS232 port is provided to connect an external modem for remote monitoring, configuration and software upgrades, and to connect a remote control keyboard. Use a modem cable with a DB-9S (female) connector to connect to the DVR. See Chapter 3, Configuration for configuring the modem.
  • Page 29: Connecting To The Network Port

    Installation Caution Do NOT connect or disconnect SCSI devices while the DVR power is on. The DVR must be powered down to connect or disconnect SCSI devices. Power up SCSI devices so they are ready for operation before powering up the DVR. Power down SCSI devices after powering down the DVR and then disconnect SCSI devices.
  • Page 30: Factory Reset

    Installation Factory Reset Figure 2-16 Factory Reset Switch The DVR has a Factory Reset switch to the left of the USB port on the rear panel. This switch will only be used on the rare occasions that you want to return all the settings to the original factory settings.
  • Page 31: Connecting The Power Cord

    Installation Connecting the Power Cord Figure 2-17 Power Cord Connector Connect the AC power cord to the DVR and then to a wall outlet. WARNING! ROUTE POWER CORDS SO THAT THEY ARE NOT A TRIPPING HAZARD. MAKE CERTAIN THE POWER CORD WILL NOT BE PINCHED OR ABRADED BY FURNITURE.
  • Page 32 Installation Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 33: Configuration

    Configuration Configuration Note Your DVR should be completely installed before proceeding. Refer to Chapter 2, Installation. Front Panel Controls Figure 3-1 16-Channel DVR Front Panel Camera Freeze Search Play/Pause Internal CD-RW Display Sequence Spot Panic Shuttle Ring Menu Zoom LEDs Enter Forward Jog Dial...
  • Page 34: Figure 3-2 Infrared Remote Control

    Configuration Note The infrared sensor on the DVR is just to the left of arrow buttons. Make certain that nothing blocks the sensor, or the remote control will not function properly. Note You can also use a USB mouse (not supplied) to navigate through the screens and menus much like you would on a computer.
  • Page 35 Configuration Note Some buttons on the infrared remote control may not be supported, depending on the DVR model. Table 3-1 Front Panel Buttons and Controls Control Description Camera Buttons Pressing the individual camera buttons will cause the selected camera to (1 to 16) display full screen.
  • Page 36 Configuration Table 3-1 Front Panel Buttons and Controls (cont’d) Control Description HDD LED The HDD LED flickers when the DVR is recording or searching video on the hard disk drive. NETWORK LED The NETWORK LED flickers when the unit is connected to a network via either Ethernet or modem.
  • Page 37: Turning On The Power

    Configuration Table 3-1 Front Panel Buttons and Controls (cont’d) Control Description Jog Dial When in playback mode, you can play video forward image-by-image by turning the Jog Dial clockwise and backward image-by-image by turning the Jog Dial counterclockwise. When in PIP mode, you can make the PIP screen smaller by turning the Jog Dial clockwise and larger by turning the Jog Dial counterclockwise.
  • Page 38: Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-3 Login Screen Select a User and enter the password by pressing the appropriate combination of Camera number buttons and then . There is no default password when logging in the admin user for the first time. Note To assure the secure management of the system, setting up a password is strongly recommended.
  • Page 39: System Information

    Configuration Press MENU to enter the setup screen. While setting up the DVR, there will be many opportunities to enter names and titles. When making these entries, a Virtual Keyboard will appear. Figure 3-5 Virtual Keyboard Use the arrow keys to highlight the character you want in the name or title and press .
  • Page 40: Figure 3-7 Upgrade Screen

    Configuration Highlight the Site box and press . A virtual keyboard appears that you can use to enter a Site Name. Once you have entered your title, highlight OK and press Highlight the box beside System ID and press . Change the number by highlighting it and using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase and decrease the number from 0 to 99.
  • Page 41: Figure 3-8 Setup Import Screen

    Configuration Caution The USB device must be FAT16 or FAT32 format. You can import saved DVR settings or export the current DVR settings. To import saved DVR settings, connect the USB device containing the setup file (.dat) to the DVR. Highlight Setup –...
  • Page 42: Date/time Setup

    Configuration Figure 3-10 System Log Screen The System Log screen lists system activities (up to 5,000 from the latest activity) that have occurred along with the time and date. The icon will be displayed in the last column for system activities of the remote site. You can scroll through the log pages by using the Up and Down arrows, or you can go directly to a log page by entering the log page number in the box at the bottom left of the screen.
  • Page 43: Figure 3-11 Date/time Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-11 Date/Time Setup Screen Highlight the first box beside Date and press . The individual sections of the date will highlight. Use the Up and Down arrow buttons to change the number. Use the Left and Right arrow buttons to move between month, date and year. Once you have the correct date, press Highlight the Format box beside Date and press .
  • Page 44: Figure 3-12 Holiday Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-12 Holiday Setup Screen You can set up holidays by highlighting + and pressing . The current date appears. Highlight the month and day and change them by using the Up and Down arrow buttons. Press to add the date. Dates can be deleted by highlighting beside the date and pressing Note...
  • Page 45: Storage Screen

    Configuration Highlight the box beside Time Server and press . Change the numbers by highlighting them and using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase or decrease the number value. Highlight the box beside Interval and press . Set the time interval for synchronization from 30 minutes to 1 day at various time intervals.
  • Page 46: Figure 3-15 Device Format Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-15 Device Format Screen Note A USB hard disk drive can be formatted and used only for archiving. Note The DVR does NOT support USB hard disk drives with a version lower than 2.0. Note System upgrades require formatting internal hard disk drives, so do not uninstall internal hard disk drives even though they are not used for either recording or archiving;...
  • Page 47: Figure 3-17 Storage Status Screen

    Configuration Note When disconnecting a USB hard disk drive from the DVR, highlight Don’t Use first and then disconnect the device. Caution Do NOT disconnect the USB cable or the power from the device while copying video clips. If the USB cable is disconnected while copying video clips, archived data might be lost.
  • Page 48: User Setup Screen

    Configuration Note Temperature and S.M.A.R.T. information will be available only for IDE hard disk drives supporting the SMART (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) monitoring program. Selecting Close and pressing exits the screen. User Setup Screen Highlight User in the System menu and press .
  • Page 49: Figure 3-19 New Group Setup Screen

    Configuration Highlighting a User Name and pressing allows you to add or change the password assigned to that user. You can also change the group to which the user is assigned. column can be used to delete a User Name or an entire Group. If the grayed out, that Group or User cannot be deleted.
  • Page 50: Shutdown Screen

    Configuration • System Check — The user can view the remote system status or check the remote system status as a batch process on a PC running RAS. • Record Setup — The user can establish all Record settings on a local system or a PC running RAS.
  • Page 51: Logout Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-21 Shutdown Screen After selecting Shutdown and pressing , a screen will appear telling you when it is safe to disconnect power. Logout Screen Highlight Logout in the System menu and press . The Logout screen displays asking you to confirm whether or not you want to log out the current user. Figure 3-22 Logout Screen After selecting Logout and pressing...
  • Page 52: Lan Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-24 Network Setup Screen Highlight the first box beside Transfer Speed. Press the Up and Down arrow buttons to set the Transfer Speed from 50 Kbps to 100 Mbps. Highlight the second box beside Transfer Speed. You can select the unit of measure for the transfer speed between: bps and ips.
  • Page 53: Figure 3-25 Lan (manual) Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-25 LAN (Manual) Setup Screen Highlight the box beside Type and press . You can select the type of network configuration from: Manual, DHCP and ADSL (with PPPoE). Select the desired type and press Selecting Manual as the Type allows you to set up LAN parameters manually. Note You will need to get the appropriate IP Address, Gateway and Subnet Mask values from your network administrator.
  • Page 54: Figure 3-26 Port Numbers Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-26 Port Numbers Setup Screen Change the numbers by highlighting them and using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase or decrease the number. The factory default Port settings are: Remote Admin: 8200 Remote Callback: 8201 Remote Watch: 8016 Remote Search: 10019...
  • Page 55: Figure 3-27 Lan (dhcp) Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-27 LAN (DHCP) Setup Screen Selecting ADSL (with PPPoE) allows you to set up the ADSL network. Note ADSL and modem cannot be configured at the same time. If the DVR is configured by modem, the ADSL (with PPPoE) will not be selected.
  • Page 56: Modem Setup

    Configuration Note If the DVR is configured for DHCP or an ADSL network, the IP address of the DVR might change whenever the unit is turned Modem Setup Highlight the Modem tab, and the Modem screen displays. Figure 3-29 Modem Setup Screen Note If the RS232 port is in use for remote control, networking cannot be configured for a modem.
  • Page 57: Dvrns Setup

    Configuration DVRNS Setup Highlight the DVRNS tab, and the DVRNS screen displays. Figure 3-30 DVRNS Setup Screen Note When LAN settings have been changed, set up the DVRNS after saving your LAN changes by highlighting Save and pressing Highlight Use DVR Name Service and press to toggle between On and Off.
  • Page 58 Configuration Note You can use the domain name instead of IP address if you already set up the DNS Server when setting up the LAN. Highlight the box beside Port and press . Set the port number of the DVRNS server using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase or decrease the numbers.
  • Page 59: Webguard Setup

    Configuration Caution The DVRNS registration will be limited to one DVRNS server. The DVR cannot be registered to multiple DVRNS servers. Please contact your network administrator when you want to register the DVR to another DVRNS server. WebGuard Setup Highlight the WebGuard tab, and the WebGuard screen displays. Figure 3-31 WebGuard Setup Screen Highlight Use WebGuard Service and press...
  • Page 60: Figure 3-32 Notification Mail Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-32 Notification Mail Setup Screen Highlight Enable and press to toggle between On and Off. You will only be able to change the settings if Mail is enabled. Highlight the box beside SMTP Server and press . Use the arrow buttons to enter the SMTP Server IP address obtained from your system administrator.
  • Page 61: Figure 3-34 Notification Callback Setup Screen

    Configuration Highlight the box beside Recipient and enter the recipient’s e-mail address. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the e-mail address. Highlight the Callback tab, and the Callback screen displays. Figure 3-34 Notification Callback Setup Screen Highlight LAN and press to toggle between On and Off.
  • Page 62: Configuring Devices

    Configuration Configuring Devices You can configure the video, audio, alarm, display and remote control devices connected to the DVR. Figure 3-35 Device Menu Camera Setup Screen Highlight Camera in the Devices menu and press . The Camera setup screen appears. Figure 3-36 Camera Setup Screen You can turn the camera number On or Off, and you can change the Title of each...
  • Page 63: Figure 3-37 Camera Ptz Setup Screen

    Configuration Note A user who does not have Covert Camera View authority cannot view video from cameras set to Covert 1 or Covert 2 in both the live monitoring and playback modes. Highlight the PTZ tab, and the PTZ setup screen displays. Figure 3-37 Camera PTZ Setup Screen Note...
  • Page 64: Audio Setup Screen

    Configuration You can assign IDs to each camera by highlighting the box under the ID heading and pressing . Change the number by highlighting it and using the Up and Down arrow buttons to increase and decrease the number. The PTZ ID number can be set from 0 to 256.
  • Page 65: Alarm-out Screen

    Configuration Note The DVR will NOT record audio when the recording speed is set to less than 1 ips. You can save your Audio changes by highlighting Save and pressing . Selecting Cancel exits the screen without saving the changes. Alarm-Out Screen Highlight Alarm-Out in the Devices menu and press .
  • Page 66: Display Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-42 Alarm-Out Schedule Screen You can add and edit alarm output schedules on this screen. Highlight the + and press to add a schedule. Highlighting the boxes under the Column heading and pressing allows you to edit the information in those boxes. The Day box allows you to select the days that the alarm schedule will be active.
  • Page 67: Figure 3-43 Display Osd Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-43 Display OSD Screen Highlighting an item and pressing toggles that item On and Off. When an item is On, there is a checkmark in the box beside it. The following items can be turned On or Off: •...
  • Page 68: Figure 3-44 Osd Margin Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-44 OSD Margin Screen Highlight the Main Monitor tab to switch to the Sequence screen. Figure 3-45 Main Monitor Screen You can adjust the display dwell time for each camera displayed on the main monitor. Highlight the box beside Mode and press .
  • Page 69: Remote Control Screen

    Configuration Note Sequence cannot be used in the 4x4 display mode of the 16-channel, and the 3x3 mode of the 9-channel DVR. You can adjust the display dwell time by highlighting the box beside Interval and pressing . You can select dwell intervals ranging from 1 second to 1 minute. Highlight Event Monitoring On and press .
  • Page 70: Recording Settings

    Configuration Figure 3-47 Remote Control Setup Screen Highlight the box beside Port and select from None, RS232 and RS485. If the RS232 port and RS485 port are in use for PTZ control, networking or text input, the remote keyboard cannot be configured. Highlight Setup…...
  • Page 71: Record Screen

    Configuration Record Screen Highlight Record in the Record menu and press . The Record setup screen appears. Figure 3-49 Record Setup Screen Highlighting Recycle and pressing toggles between On and Off. In the Recycle mode, the DVR records over the oldest video data once all available storage space has been used.
  • Page 72: Schedule Screen

    Configuration You can save your Record settings by highlighting Save and pressing . Selecting Cancel exits the screen without saving the changes. Schedule Screen Highlight Schedule in the Record menu and press , and the Schedule setup screen appears. Figure 3-50 Schedule Setup Screen You can program the DVR to record only during certain times based on time, day of the week, and holidays.
  • Page 73: Pre-event Screen

    Configuration When the DVR is in the Time mode, the icon displays at the top-left corner of the screen. The DVR will record and displays the icon at the top-left corner of the screen during the scheduled times. When the DVR is in the Event mode, the red icon displays at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Page 74: Archive Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-52 Pre-Event Setup Screen When the DVR is in the Event Record mode it is possible to have it record images before the event occurs. The Pre-Event screen allows you to define how to handle pre-event recording. You can turn individual cameras On or Off for pre-event recording. The image speed can be set from 0.10 to 30.00 ips (25.00 ips PAL), and image quality can be selectable from Very High, High, Standard and Low.
  • Page 75: Figure 3-53 Archive Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-53 Archive Setup Screen Highlight Archive On and press to toggle between On and Off. Note If you have not set up a storage device for archiving, a message appears notifying you of this. Select the Days and Time Range you want archived. You can accept the Archive Data Range by leaving the default checkmarks in the Last Archived and Continue boxes.
  • Page 76: Event Settings

    Configuration Note When Summary Archive is On, any data recorded below 15 ips will experience poor image quality. Setting the recording speed 15 ips or higher is recommended during summary archiving. Caution When Summary Archive is On, any data recorded below 15 ips require more storage space and will reduce storage capacity because there are more key frames during the same period.
  • Page 77: Alarm-in Screen

    Configuration Alarm-In Screen Highlight Alarm-In in the Event menu and press . The Alarm-In setup screen appears. Figure 3-55 Alarm-In Settings Screen 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 screen. You can turn each input On or Off by highlighting the alarm number and pressing Each input can be given a title.
  • Page 78: Figure 3-57 Alarm-in Notify Menu

    Configuration Highlight the desired box under the Record heading, and press . A list of cameras appears. Select the cameras that you want the DVR to record whenever it detects an input on the associated alarm input. Note For the Record action, the camera you select should be set to the Event or Time &...
  • Page 79: Motion Detection Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-58 Alarm-In Actions 2 Screen Highlight the desired box under the PTZ heading, and press . A list of PTZ presets appear. Select the preset position for each PTZ camera, where you want PTZ cameras to move to whenever the DVR detects an input on the associated alarm input. Highlight the desired box under the Spot Monitor heading, and press .
  • Page 80: Figure 3-60 Motion Detection Sensitivity Screen

    Configuration Highlighting the box under the Sensitivity heading and pressing allows you to adjust the DVR’s sensitivity to motion for Daytime and Nighttime independently. There are five settings with 1 being the least sensitive and 5 being the most sensitive. Figure 3-60 Motion Detection Sensitivity Screen You can adjust the minimum number of detection blocks that must be activated to...
  • Page 81: Figure 3-63 Motion Detection Zone Menu

    Configuration Note You can set up motion zones one block at a time in groups of 9 or 16 individual block groups (9- and 16-channel DVR respectively). A block group is positioned within the image area using the Up and Down arrow buttons, and individual blocks within the block groups are selected or cleared using the camera buttons.
  • Page 82: Figure 3-64 Daytime Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-64 Daytime Setup Screen Highlight the box beside Daytime and press . Use the Up and Down arrow buttons to set the Daytime range. The DVR will consider the remaining time range as the Nighttime. Highlight the Actions 1 and Actions 2 tabs and the Motion Detection Actions 1 and Actions 2 screens display.
  • Page 83: Figure 3-66 Motion Detection Actions 2 Screen

    Configuration Highlight the box under the Alarm-Out heading and press . A list of Alarm Outputs appears. You can associate as many Alarm-Outs with that camera as you wish. When the DVR detects motion on the selected camera’s input, it triggers output signals on all the associated Alarm-Out connectors.
  • Page 84: Video Loss Screen

    Configuration Video Loss Screen Highlight Video Loss in the Event menu and press . The Video Loss setup screen appears. Figure 3-67 Video Loss Settings Screen The DVR checks to see if anything is obscuring the camera. Highlight the slider bar beside Check Obscuration, and use the Left and Right arrow buttons to adjust the setting.
  • Page 85: Figure 3-69 Video Loss Actions 2 Screen

    Configuration Note For the Record action, the camera you select should be set to the Event or Time & Event recording mode in the Record Schedule setup screen. Highlight the box under the Alarm-Out heading and press . A list of Alarm Outputs appears.
  • Page 86: Text-in Screen

    Configuration Highlight the box under the Spot Monitor heading and press . A list of SPOT monitors and cameras appears. Each SPOT monitor can be associated with a camera. The DVR will display the associated camera on the SPOT monitor whenever it detects video loss on the selected camera.
  • Page 87: Figure 3-71 Text-in Device Settings Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-71 Text-In Device Settings Screen Highlight the box beside Port, and press . Select from None, RS232, RS485 and USB-Serial (1~8). Note If you have set the Port as None, you will not be able to make any changes to the screen. Note When using the USB to serial text-in device, do NOT remove the USB cable from the port while the system is running.
  • Page 88: Figure 3-72 Text-in Actions 1 Screen

    Configuration Note If Any Character is turned On, you will not be able to enter any text in the Transaction Start box. Highlight the box beside Transaction End, and press . Use the virtual keyboard to enter the Transaction End string. Refer to the device manufacturer’s documentation for the text string that the device sends when a transaction ends.
  • Page 89: Figure 3-73 Text-in Actions 2 Screen

    Configuration Highlight the box under Record and press . A list of cameras appears. You can associate as many cameras with the Text Input as you wish. If the DVR detects text input, it starts recording video from all the associated cameras. Note For the Record action, the camera you select should be set to the Event or Time &...
  • Page 90: System Event Screen

    Configuration Highlight the desired box under the PTZ heading, and press . A list of PTZ presets appear. Select the preset positions for each PTZ camera, where you want PTZ cameras to move to when the DVR detects text input. Highlight the box under the Spot Monitor and press .
  • Page 91: Figure 3-75 Check Recording Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-75 Check Recording Screen Highlighting the box under the Interval heading beside each alarm-in and pressing allows you to change the interval that you want the DVR to run self-diagnostics on Alarm Inputs. You can select from 1 hr to 30 days or Never. Highlight the Storage tab and the Storage screen displays.
  • Page 92: Figure 3-77 S.m.a.r.t. Setup Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-77 S.M.A.R.T. Setup Screen Highlight Enable, and press to toggle between On and Off. Note If Enable is turned Off, you will not be able to make changes to any of the boxes. Highlight the box beside Check Time, and press .
  • Page 93: Figure 3-78 System Event Actions Screen

    Configuration Figure 3-78 System Event Actions Screen The DVR can be set to react to system events. System events can be associated with an Alarm-Out connector, sound the DVR’s internal buzzer, and/or notify a number of different devices. Highlight the Alarm-Out box beside the desired event (Check Recording, Check Alarm-In, Disk Almost Full, Disk Full, Disk Bad, Disk Temperature, or Disk S.M.A.R.T.), and press .
  • Page 94: Event Status Screen

    Configuration You can save your System Event changes by highlighting Save and pressing Selecting Cancel exits the screen without saving the changes. Event Status Screen Highlight Event Status in the Event menu and press . The Event Status screen appears. Figure 3-79 Event Status Screen The Event Status screen displays the status of the DVR’s systems and inputs.
  • Page 95: Operation

    Operation Operation Note This chapter assumes your DVR has been installed and configured. If it has not, please refer to Chapter 2 Chapter The DVR’s controls are similar to a VCR. As with a VCR, the main functions are recording and playing back video. However, you have much greater control over recording and playing back video.
  • Page 96: Live Monitoring

    Operation Live Monitoring As soon as the DVR completes its initialization process, it will begin showing live video on the attached monitor and playing live audio through the attached speaker. The default mode is to display all cameras at once. Pressing any camera button will cause that camera to display full screen.
  • Page 97: Active Cameo Mode

    Operation Active Cameo Mode You can enter the Active Cameo mode by pressing in any multi-view format. The yellow outline surrounding the video indicates the active cameo, and pressing the arrow buttons moves the active cameo. Pressing while in the Active Cameo mode exits the Active Cameo mode.
  • Page 98: Figure 4-1 Ptz Select Camera Menu

    Operation Figure 4-1 PTZ Select Camera Menu To use the front panel buttons, press the Left and Right arrow buttons to pan left and right. Press the Up and Down arrow buttons to tilt the camera up and down. Press to zoom in, and press to zoom out.
  • Page 99: Figure 4-3 Preset View Screen

    Operation Figure 4-3 Preset View Screen You can save camera position settings as presets so that you can go directly to desired views. Once you have the camera at the desired settings, press , and the PTZ Preset dialog box will appear. Select the number you want to assign to the preset and press .
  • Page 100: Image Adjustment

    Operation Clicking on the left side exits the toolbar. If you want to display the toolbar again, position the mouse pointer at the bottom of the screen. Change the toolbar location by clicking the empty space on the left side of the toolbar and drag it to where you want it located on the screen.
  • Page 101: Covert Camera

    Operation cameras on a 2x2 screen. If five to nine cameras are associated with the event, the DVR will display the cameras on a 3x3 screen. If 10 or more cameras are associated with the event, the DVR will display the cameras on a 4x4 screen. Event monitoring lasts for the dwell time set for event recording.
  • Page 102: Using A Mouse

    Operation Figure 4-6 Spot Monitor Menu If you want to display more than one camera on a Spot Monitor, you can display them sequentially. In the Spot Monitor selection mode, press SEQUENCE on the front panel or remote control, or select Sequence On from the menu to start displaying cameras sequentially.
  • Page 103: Figure 4-8 Mouse Menu

    Operation When in one of the multi-view formats, scrolling the mouse wheel up and down operates the same as pressing DISPLAY by switching the screen format between PIP, 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4. Clicking the right mouse button during live monitoring displays the following menu: Figure 4-8 Mouse Menu Selecting Freeze, PTZ…...
  • Page 104: Recording Video

    Operation Clicking Camera and selecting the camera number is the same as pressing the individual camera buttons on the front panel which displays the selected camera full screen. When in the PIP display mode, clicking the right mouse button and selecting PIP changes the location and the size of the PIP.
  • Page 105: Recording Audio

    Operation Note When the DVR is not in Recycle mode and all available storage space has been used, panic recording will not operate. Although you will be able to record without changing the unit from its original factory settings, you will want to take advantages of the DVR’s many tools. See Chapter 3, Configuration for detailed descriptions of the recording mode options.
  • Page 106: Rw (rewind) Button

    Operation Note Only the administrator and users with Covert Camera View authority can view video from covert cameras. The covert cameras in the playback mode are determined by the current camera settings. Pressing PLAY/PAUSE again will freeze the video on the screen. RW (Rewind) Button Pressing RW plays video backward at high speed.
  • Page 107: Search Button

    Operation SEARCH Button Pressing SEARCH while in the Playback mode returns the DVR to the Live Monitoring mode. Pressing SEARCH while in the Live Monitoring mode returns the DVR to the Search mode. Camera Buttons (1 to 16) Pressing a camera button will display that camera full screen. DISPLAY Button Pressing DISPLAY will cycle the display through the different screen layouts.
  • Page 108: Searching Video

    Operation You can use a mouse for convenient playback control. Position the mouse pointer on the search screen, and the following search toolbar will display. Figure 4-10 Mouse Playback Controls Clicking on the left side exits the toolbar. If you want to display the toolbar again, position the mouse pointer on the screen.
  • Page 109: Go To The Date/time

    Operation Figure 4-11 Search Menu • Go to the First — Displays the first recorded image • Go to the Last — Displays the last recorded image • Go to the Date/Time… — Searches by date and time (see below for more details) •...
  • Page 110: Calendar Search

    Operation Move the cursor over the date and time and press . You can use the Left and Right arrow buttons to highlight the year, month, day, hours, minutes and seconds. Use the Up and Down arrow buttons to change to the date and time you want to search for video.
  • Page 111: Event Log Search

    Operation If the DVR’s time and date have been reset to a time that is earlier than some recorded video, it is possible for the DVR to have more than one video stream in the same time range. Move to Select a Segment, and select the video stream you want to search. Refer to Appendix D, Time Overlap for further information on searching time-overlapped...
  • Page 112: Figure 4-15 Event Log Search Option Screen

    Operation The Event Log Search screen can also be accessed by pressing ALARM unless there is an alarm. There is no determined user authority to display the Event Log Search screen, however, the event video will not be played unless a user with Search authority logs into the system.
  • Page 113: Text-in Search

    Operation Highlight the box beside Alarm-In and press . You can select the alarm inputs that you want to include in your search. Highlight the box beside Motion and press . You can select the cameras for which you want any reports of motion detection. Highlight the box beside Video Loss and press .
  • Page 114: Figure 4-17 Text-in Search Option Screen

    Operation The DVR maintains a log of each time there is Text Input. The Text-In Search screen displays this list. Use the arrow buttons to highlight the event for which you would like to see video. Pressing will extract the video associated with the Text Input and display the first image of the event.
  • Page 115: Motion Search

    Operation Highlight the Channel and press . Select the text-in devices that you want to search for text input. Highlight the Text Input Device box and press . Select your Text Input Device from the list. Note The following description is for a Generic Text Device. The screen changes for different types of text input devices, and there will be different parameter boxes for you to enter information.
  • Page 116: Figure 4-19 Motion Search Option Screen

    Operation Highlighting Close and pressing will extract the video associated with the Motion event and display the first image of the event. Pressing PLAY/PAUSE will start playing the event video segment. Pressing SEARCH returns to live monitoring. You can also narrow your event search by selecting Option… and setting up the new search condition.
  • Page 117: Clip-copy Screen

    Operation Note When setting the Museum Search Zone, the zone should be placed inside of the border line of the target object. If the selected block is placed on the border line, the sensitivity of the Museum Search may decrease. The zone should be placed or focused on the center or, at least, within the outline of targeted object.
  • Page 118: Figure 4-20 Clip-copy Screen

    Operation Figure 4-20 Clip-Copy Screen The Data Source box displays the source from which you make a video clip copy. The data source can be selected from Record or Archive in the Search menu. You can search video from the first to last recorded images, or you can set the start and stop times and dates.
  • Page 119 Operation Note While copying video clips on the CD-RW or DVD RW, the DVR will stop archiving video data until clip copy is finished. When the error message Firmware update of the Note optical drive is required displays, update the firmware of the installed CD-RW drive or DVD RW drive.
  • Page 120: Print Screen

    Operation You can use other functions on the DVR while video is being backed up. To do this, highlight Close and press . You can return to the Clip-Copy screen at any time to check the progress. Refer to Appendix B, Reviewing Video Clips for instructions on how to review video clips you have copied.
  • Page 121: Appendix Ausb Hard Disk Drive Preparation

    USB Hard Disk Drive Preparation 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. Connect the USB-IDE hard disk drive to your computer using the USB Cable. Turn on your computer.
  • Page 122: Preparing The Usb-ide Hard Disk Drive In Windows 98

    USB Hard Disk Drive Preparation After formatting is complete, the USB-IDE hard disk drive will be added to My Computer. Connect the USB-IDE hard disk drive to the DVR. Preparing the USB-IDE Hard Disk Drive in Windows 98 Note Preparing a USB-IDE hard disk drive under Windows ME is almost identical to Windows 98.
  • Page 123: Appendix B Reviewing Video Clips

    Reviewing Video Clips Reviewing Video Clips You do not need to install any special software on your personal computer to review the video clips. The copied video clip contains the Clip Player program. If you used a USB device, disconnect either the external USB-IDE hard disk drive or USB flash drive from the DVR, and connect it to your PC.
  • Page 124 Reviewing Video Clips The Clip Player Screen displays the clip images. Note Proper image display depends on the display settings of your PC. If you are experiencing display problems, click the right mouse button on the background screen and select Properties >...
  • Page 125 Reviewing Video Clips Note Image Processing works only in the single-screen layout and also in the pause mode. Note If you are not sure about the appropriate Video Format option, try each option until the image displays properly. Click to select from Normal and Double screen views. Clicking the left mouse button on the enlarged image moves its position.
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  • Page 127: Appendix C Webguard

    WebGuard WebGuard WebGuard allows you to access a remote DVR, monitor live video images and search recorded video using Internet Explorer web browser anytime from virtually anywhere. Computer system requirements for using the WebGuard program are: • Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 98, Microsoft® Windows® ME, Microsoft®...
  • Page 128: Web Monitoring Mode

    WebGuard Figure C-1 WebGuard Login Screen Select between the WATCH (Web monitoring) and SEARCH (Web search) modes and enter the appropriate port number of the program. Entering ID and PASSWORD and clicking the [LOGIN] button logs in using the selected mode. Selecting Save ID & Pass saves the ID and password you entered.
  • Page 129 WebGuard Figure C-2 WebGuard Screen Click to log out of the WebGuard program. Click to access the web search mode. Position the mouse pointer on the WebWatch logo to see the version of the WebGuard program. The DVR information window displays the time information fo the remote DVR and login information of WebGuard.
  • Page 130: Web Search Mode

    WebGuard Click to control pan, tilt, and zoom of the camera from a remote site. Click to control alarm out devices at the remote site. 10. The event status window at the bottom displays a list of events that were detected from the remote site.
  • Page 131 WebGuard Figure C-3 WebSearch Screen Click to log out of the WebGuard program. Click to access to the web monitoring mode. Position the mouse pointer on the WebSearch logo to see the version of the WebGuard program. The DVR information window displays the time information of recorded data on the remote DVR and login information of WebGuard.
  • Page 132 WebGuard Click the screen format to select the desired display mode. Click to enter the time-lapse search mode which allows you to search for recorded data by time and then play back images found within the time parameters. The Timetable window located at the bottom displays the time information for the image of the date selected on the calendar.
  • Page 133: Appendix D Time Overlap

    Time Overlap Time Overlap If the DVR’s time and date have been reset to a time that is earlier than the existing recorded video, it is possible for the DVR to have more than one video stream in the same time range. In this case, you can search overlapping video streams individually by selecting a specific segment.
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  • Page 135: Appendix E Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Table E-1 Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution No Power • Check power cord connections. • Confirm that there is power at the outlet. No Live Video • Check camera video cable and connections. • Check monitor video cable and connections. •...
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  • Page 137: Appendix F Connector Pin Outs

    Connector Pin Outs Connector Pin Outs I/O Connector Pin Outs AI (1 to 16) Alarm Inputs 1 to 16 Chassis Ground (9 connectors) AO (1 to 16) Alarm Outputs 1 to 16 Alarm Reset In Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 138: Rs485 Connector Pin Outs

    Connector Pin Outs RS485 Connector Pin Outs Master Unit Slave Unit – TX– – RX– Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 139: Appendix G Map Of Screens

    Map of Screens Map of Screens Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 140 Map of Screens Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 141: Appendix H System Log Notices

    System Log Notices System Log Notices Boot Up Schedule On Shutdown Schedule Off Restart Panic On Upgrade Panic Off Upgrade Fail Clear All Data Power Failure Clear Disk Time Change Format Disk Time Zone Change Disk Full Time Sync Auto Deletion Time Sync Fail Search Begin Disk Bad...
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  • Page 143: Appendix I Error Code Notices

    Error Code Notices Error Code Notices System Upgrade Related Number Description Unknown error File version error Operating system version error Software version error Kernel version error Upgrade device mounting failed Package is not found Extracting package failed LILO failed Rebooting failed Invalid package ODD firmware upgrade failed Remote connection failed...
  • Page 144 Error Code Notices Clip Copy Related Number Description Unknown error Device error Mounting failed No media Invalid media File already existed Not enough space Creating temporary file failed Opening disk failed Formatting disk failed Database has been changed Appending failed Bad sector No executable file Opening executable file failed...
  • Page 145: Appendix J Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Note Specifications are subject to change without notice. Video Signal Format NTSC or PAL (Auto Detect) Video Input Composite: 9 or 16 looping inputs, 1 Vp-p, auto-terminating, 75 Ohms Monitor Outputs Composite: 1 BNC, 1 Vp-p, 75 Ohms SVHS: 1 SPOT: 4 BNC, 1 Vp-p, 75 Ohms VGA: 1...
  • Page 146 Specifications Inputs / Outputs Audio Input RCA Input: 4 Line In Audio Output RCA Output: 1, Line Out IR Port 1 Remote Control Connectors Video Input Composite: 9 or 16 BNC Video Loop Composite: 9 or 16 BNC (Auto Terminating) Monitor Output Composite: 1 BNC SVHS: 1 Y/C*...
  • Page 147 Specifications General Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.9” x 3.5” x 15.9” (430 mm x 88 mm x 405 mm) Unit Weight 22.5 lbs. (10.2 kg) Shipping Weight 27.6 lbs. (12.5 kg) Shipping Dimensions 21.3” x 11.4” x 23.2” (540 mm x 290 mm x 590 mm) (W x H x D) Operating Temperature 41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
  • Page 148 Specifications Rev 1.00 Document 900.0856 12/06...
  • Page 150 Document 900.0856 Rev 1.00 12/06 © 2006 Honeywell International Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any means without written permission from Honeywell Video Systems. The information in this publication is believed to be accurate in all respects.

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