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Network Disk Recorder

Setup Instructions

WJ-ND300
Model No.
PRELIMINARY
Before attempting to connect or operate this product,
please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.

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  • Page 1: Setup Instructions

    Network Disk Recorder Setup Instructions WJ-ND300 Model No. PRELIMINARY Before attempting to connect or operate this product, please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Preface ..........................4 Features ........................4 About these Operating Instructions ................5 System Requirements for a PC ................... 5 Trademarks and Registered Trademarks ..............5 Abbreviations ......................6 Terms Used in these Operating Instructions ............... 6 Operations Flow ......................8 Performing the Network Settings ..................
  • Page 4: Preface

    Up to 32 cameras can be connected via a network and it is possible to record their camera pictures. It is possible to perform the settings or operate the WJ-ND300 (this unit) using a web browser installed on a PC connected to a net- work.
  • Page 5: About These Operating Instructions

    Reader is not installed on the PC, download the latest Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site and install it. "WJ-ND300" or "ND300" shown in the illustrations used in these operating instructions indicate this unit or the WJ- ND300 series.
  • Page 6: Abbreviations

    Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in these operating instructions. ® ® Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Service Pack 4 is described as Windows 2000. ® ® ® ® Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1a or SP2 and Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1a or SP2 are described as Windows XP.
  • Page 7 Event Action Event action refers to a specific operation performed when an event occurs. Event operations are divided into ALM (Alarm Mode), ADM (Activity Detection Mode), and are selectable. In ALM, the occurrence of an event is announced by screen display, LED, or buzzer (Alarm Operation). In ADM, the occurrence of an event is not announced, but the unit starts event recording, performs the preset operations, and enters the event into the event log.
  • Page 8: Operations Flow

    Operations Flow The operation flow of this unit is as follows. Install the unit in the rack. Refer to the Installation Guide for further information Rack Mounting about rack mounting. Connect PCs, cameras and extension units. Start connections in the following order: PC → Connections Cameras →...
  • Page 9: Performing The Network Settings

    Performing the Network Settings With the following network environment, it is not necessary to perform the network settings. It is possible to perform the settings or operate this unit using a web browser after completing the connection. IP Address: 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.249, 192.168.1.251 - 192.168.1.254 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway Address: 192.168.1.1...
  • Page 10 Screenshot 2 The IP address setup display will be displayed. Step 2 Click the [SET] button. Screenshot 3 The DHCP Setup window will be displayed. Step 3 Select the desired network port by pressing the arrows button (A or B). PT#1: Camera port PT#2: Client PC port PT#3: Maintenance port...
  • Page 11: Performing The Network Settings Of A Pc

    Performing the Network Settings of a PC Change the TCP/IP setting of the PC to conform to the settings of this unit. It is required to set the IP address of the PC to "192.168.1.XX (a number from 2 to 254 except 250)" to access this unit.
  • Page 12 Screenshot 3 The "Network and Internet Connections" window will be Step 3 displayed. Click "Network Connections". Screenshot 4 The "Network Connections" window will be displayed. Step 4 Double click "Local Area Connection". Screenshot 5 The "Local Area Connection Status" window will be dis- Step 5 played.
  • Page 13 Screenshot 6 The "Local Area Connection Properties" window will be Step 6 displayed. Click "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)", and then click "Properties". Screenshot 7 The "Properties" window of "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" Step 7 will be displayed. Click "Use the following IP address" and enter the IP address and the subnet mask as follows;...
  • Page 14: About The Network Security Of This Unit

    About the Network Security of this Unit Equipped Security Functions q Access restrictions by the host authentication and the user authentication It is possible to restrict users from accessing this unit by setting the host authentication and/or the user authenti- cation to on.
  • Page 15: Display The Operation Window

    Display the Operation Window To display the operation window to operate the unit from the web browser installed on the PC, proceed as follows. Screenshot 1 Start just after the PC is started up. Step 1 After the browser starts, enter the IP address set to this unit in the address box, and press the enter key.
  • Page 16 Screenshot 3 The top page will be displayed. Step 3 Click the buttons or the tabs for operations. Important: If a message is displayed on the information bar, see page 97.
  • Page 17: About The Operation Window

    About the Operation Window Top Page [Setup] tab Status display area Current time display area [Cam Select] tab Time and date of the [Control] tab selected camera Camera title Playback image display area Playback point operation area [CAM] tab [HDD] tab [Control] tab (page 18) Playback image display area This tab is for performing operations such as searching...
  • Page 18: [Control] Tab

    [Control] Tab The lamp on the button lights (green) during sequence operation. [EL-Zoom] box Camera images will be displayed in the proportion of the clicked zoom ratio button. [Search] box [Search] button: The recording event search will be displayed. Use this button to search the recorded images.
  • Page 19: [Cam Select] Tab

    [Cam Select] Tab [Multiscreen Select] box [Multiscreen] button: Up to 4 camera images can be displayed simultaneous- ly on a multi-screen. Each time the button is clicked, the camera picture is changed to quad display according to the settings made in [Advanced] –...
  • Page 20: [Setup] Tab (Quick Setup Menu)

    [Setup] Tab (Quick Setup Menu) Display Setup This button is for performing basic settings such as date, time, and language display. Refer to page 28 for further information. Camera Setup This button is for performing camera network settings and group settings. Refer to page 30 for further informa- tion.
  • Page 21: [Setup] Tab (Advanced Setup Menu)

    [Setup] Tab (Advanced Setup Menu) Main menu [System] button The menu for the required system settings to activate this unit will be displayed. Refer to page 41 for further information. [Recording] button The menu for the recording settings will be displayed. Perform the basic settings for recording and the settings for emergency recording.
  • Page 22: Status Display Area

    Status Display Area q The status of live/playback image will be – [STEP1] – [STEP7]: displayed. Indicates the playback speed. [LIVE]: STEP1: Normal playback speed Indicates that a live image is being displayed. STEP2: Approx. 4x playback speed [Playback]: STEP3: Approx. 8x playback speed Indicates that a playback image is being dis- STEP4: Approx.
  • Page 23 e Indicates the following statuses: [BUSY]: Indicates that the camera is not operable because a user with higher priority is currently operating that camera. [COPY]: Indicates that copying is being performed. [DELETE]: Indicates that deletion of a recorded image is being performed.
  • Page 24: Playback Point Operation Area

    Playback Point Operation Area q Indicates the start time and the end time of a down- [GO TO DATE] button load or a A-B repeat. (Refer to the Operating Indicates the time and date of a marked point. Use Instructions (PDF).) this button to designate the desired time and date of [Start Time]: a recorded image to be played.
  • Page 25: [Cam] Tab

    [A-B Repeat] box [VIewer]: The A-B repeat playback will be performed. Clicking this button will start downloading the viewer [Start Time]: software that can play downloaded images. Starts repeated playback of images between the A-B repeat start/end points. [Text] button Date and time of the A-B start/end points will be dis- The attached text information will be displayed when played in the playback position operations area.
  • Page 26: Setup Menu (Quick)

    Setup Menu (Quick) Performing each setting item on the setup menu should be completed in advance to operate this unit. The setup menu operations are performed from the [Setup] tab. Using the setup menu (Quick) and the setup menu (Advanced) First, check the settings items of the setup menu (Quick) and perform the settings.
  • Page 27 Screenshot 2 The setup menu (Quick) will be displayed. Step 2 Click an item on the setup menu (Quick). Note: When "ADVANCED" is selected for "REC Type" of "Rec & Event Setup" on the setup menu "Quick" (page 32), the setup menu (Advanced) will be dis- played when the setup tab is clicked.
  • Page 28: Display/System Settings [Display Setup]

    Display/System Settings [Display Setup] Perform the time and date, display settings such as the time and date display, the camera title display, the sequen- tial display and the language setting. Screenshot 1 Click "Display Setup" on the setup menu (Quick) to dis- Step 1 play the display settings window.
  • Page 29 Select "Single screen" or "4-Screen" as the sequence. [PRESET POSITION] Clicking the [SET] button for the selected sequence will Select a camera preset position (--, 1 to 16). Selecting display the following window for setting the various "--" will not move the camera to the preset position. items.
  • Page 30: Camera Network Settings And Group Settings [Camera Setup]

    Camera Network Settings and Group Settings [Camera Setup] Performs network settings such as camera IP address and port number, and group settings. Screenshot 1 Click "Camera Setup" on the setup menu (Quick) to dis- Step 1 play the camera setting window. Click the [SETUP] button and perform the settings for each item.
  • Page 31: [Rec & Event Setup]

    [Password] Group Setup Set the password for accessing the cameras and log- Displays the group title of the camera. The following ging in. Enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters. window will be displayed when the [SETUP] button is clicked. [TIME ZONE] Click the [SET] button after completing the settings, and Displays the time zone of the camera.
  • Page 32 Setup items I REC Type Select "QUICK" or "ADVANCED" for validation of the recording settings. QUICK: The recording settings set on the setup menu (Quick) will be validated when recording. ADVANCED: The recording settings set on the setup menu (Advanced) will be validated when recording. Note: •...
  • Page 33 I Power ON Manual REC CONTINUE: Recording will not stop until the [ALARM RESET] button is pressed. Select ON or OFF to determine whether or not to start recording when the power is turned on by the connected Note: external timer (or the switch). When "MANUAL"...
  • Page 34: Perform The Settings For Network [Network Setup]

    Perform the Settings for Network [Network Setup] Basic settings for a network connection can be performed with this menu. Screenshot 1 Click the "Network Setup" on the setup menu (Quick). Step 1 The "Network Setup" window will be displayed. Perform the settings for each item. Refer to the following for further information about the settings for each item.
  • Page 35 I Port Setup Perform the settings for the following items for each port. [DHCP] Select ON or OFF to determine whether or not to use the DHCP server. Select "ON" to obtain an IP address, a subnet mask and a gateway address from the DHCP server. Set to "OFF" when entering the addresses above manually.
  • Page 36: Setup Menu (Advanced) Chart

    Setup Menu (Advanced) Chart Performing each setting item on the setup menu should be completed in advance to operate this unit. The setup menu is operable on this tab. Using the setup menu (Quick) and the setup menu (Advanced). First, check the settings items of the setup menu (Quick) and perform the settings.
  • Page 37 Panasonic Alarm protocol It is possible to send a mail to addresses registered in advance using Panasonic original transmission method when an event or a problem occurs. To receive messages using this function, the optional software (WV-AS65) is necessary.
  • Page 38 Setup menu Description Page Maintenance Product Information Versions of the software, the hardware (this unit) , MAC address, temperature inside the unit and software version of the connect- ed extension unit will be displayed. Disk Information Hard disk information such as available capacity of the built-in hard disk or an extension unit will be displayed.
  • Page 39: Basic Operation With The Setup Menu (Advanced)

    Basic Operation with the Setup Menu (Advanced) Screenshot 1 Step 1 Start operation from the top page. Click the [Setup] tab. Screenshot 2 The setup menu (Advanced) will be displayed. Step 2 Click the desired setup menu (Advanced). Note: When "QUICK" is selected for "REC Type" of "Rec & Event Setup"...
  • Page 40 Screenshot 3 The submenus respective to the clicked button on the Step 3 setup menu (Advanced) will be displayed. Click the desired submenu on the setup menu (Advanced). Submenu Screenshot 4 The settings page of the selected submenu will be dis- Step 4 played in the image display area.
  • Page 41: Perform The Settings For The System [System]

    Perform the Settings for the System [System] Perform the settings for the system of this unit. Perform the basic settings for the system [Basic Setup] Perform the settings for the basic operations of this unit. Screenshot 1 Click the [System] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "Basic Setup".
  • Page 42 I Buzzer (Error) Perform the settings for sounding a buzzer at an error occurrence. OFF: A buzzer will not sound at an error occurrence. 1 s - 30 s (in 1 second intervals)/40 s/50 s/1 min/3 min/ 4 min/5 min (in 1 minute intervals): The buzzer that started sounding at an error occur- rence will sound for the selected period.
  • Page 43 Setup items I Date Format Select a date format to be displayed from the following. Important: (Ex. April 1, 2005) • Recording will not be performed for around 4 sec- YY.MM.DD: APR.1.05 onds when changing the present time (accurate MMM.DD.YY: APR.1.05 within ±5 seconds) using the time adjustment input DD.MMM.YY: 1.APR.05 (pin no.20).
  • Page 44 I Summer Time (Daylight Savings) Table Set the start (ON)/end (OFF) date and time for summer time. The following window will be displayed when the [SETUP] button is clicked. Click the [SET] button after completing the settings, and close the window by click- ing the [×] button at the top right of the window.
  • Page 45: Functions For Recording [Recording]

    Functions for Recording [Recording] Perform the settings for recording. Perform the basic settings for recording and the settings for emergency recording. Basic settings for recording [REC Setup] Perform the basic settings for recording. Screenshot 1 Click the [Recording] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "REC Setup".
  • Page 46 Submenu Setup items Status Program Program 1 - 4 The settings performed on the setup menu (Advanced) will not be validated. The settings performed on the setup menu (Quick) will be validated. * Special Days Disabled * To perform the schedule recording, perform the settings for "Time Table" and "Program". I Recording Select ON or OFF to record or not record.
  • Page 47 Settings for emergency recording [Emergency REC] Perform the settings for emergency recording such as the recording time or recording rate. Refer to the provided operating instructions for further information about emergency recording. Screenshot 1 Click the [Recording] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "Emergency REC".
  • Page 48: Functions For Events [Event]

    Functions for Events [Event] Perform the settings for event actions of each event type (site alarm, terminal alarm and command alarm). Refer to the provided operating instructions for further information about each event type. Basic settings for event actions [Basic Setup] Perform the settings relating to event actions such as the alarm output duration and the buzzer sound duration of each camera channel at an event occurrence (site alarm, terminal alarm, command alarm).
  • Page 49 Settings relating to the terminal alarm [Terminal Setup] Set event actions at a terminal alarm occurrence for each camera channel. Screenshot 1 Click the [Event] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "Terminal Setup" to display the "Terminal Perform the settings for the following items for each Setup"...
  • Page 50 Perform the settings for site alarm [Site Alarm Setup] Perform the settings relating to the site alarm such as the setting to validate or invalidate the original alarm from cameras, the port number used for receiving the original alarm, and the event actions for each camera channel at an original alarm occurrence.
  • Page 51 Perform the settings for command alarm [Command Alarm] Set event actions at a command alarm occurrence for each camera channel. Screenshot 1 Click the [Event] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "Command Alarm" to display the Perform the settings for the following items for each "Command Alarm"...
  • Page 52: Settings For The Recording/Event Schedule [Schedule]

    Settings for the Recording/Event Schedule [Schedule] Perform the settings for the recording schedules by designating a day of the week and time. It is possible to divide a day into 6 time zones and create a schedule by assigning programs to each time zone. Up to 4 programs can be created.
  • Page 53 Screenshot 2 The "Program Setup" window will be displayed. Step 2 Perform the settings for each item. Refer to the following for further information about the settings for each item. When the [camera 17-32] button is clicked, the "CAM17- 32" window will be displayed. Step 3 Click the [SET] button after completing the settings, and close the window by clicking the [×] button at the top...
  • Page 54 • Post-event recording 1 - 10 s (in 1-second interval)/20 s/30 s/1 - 10 min (in 1-minute interval)/20 - 60 min (in 10-minutes interval) MANUAL: Recording will continue while the external switch is being held down. CONTINUE: Recording will not stop until the [ALARM RESET] button is pressed.
  • Page 55 Set the time zone and assign programs [Time Table] Create recording timetables for each day of the week, and assign a recording program to each timetable. Up to 6 recording programs can be created for each day of the week. Screenshot 1 Click the [Schedule] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 56 (or error information) to a click the [Copy] button. PC according to the "Panasonic Alarm protocol" of the setup menu ("Comm" – "Panasonic Alarm protocol") I New Time Table Setup (page 72).
  • Page 57 Perform the settings of recording programs for special days [Special Days] Assign timetables to special days aside from other days of the week. Timetables for special days can be set for up to 30 days. Perform the settings to specify dates as special days and apply a recording schedule to the specified special days. Screenshot 1 Click the [Schedule] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 58: Settings Relating To Cameras [Camera]

    Settings Relating to Cameras [Camera] Perform the setting relating to the network such as the IP address of the cameras, port numbers, etc., the settings of the group and the settings of the sequential display. Perform the settings for network connection [NW Camera Setup] Perform the network camera settings such as the camera IP address and the port number.
  • Page 59 Setup items [MODEL/COMPRESSION] [Password] Select the model of the camera and the image compres- Set the password to be used to access and log in the sion method. camera. Enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters. [ADDRESS] [TIME ZONE] Enter an IP address. Enter up to 255 alphanumeric Displays the time zone of the camera.
  • Page 60 Settings of the sequential display of images from cameras [Sequence Setup] Perform the settings for the sequential display of live images. Screenshot 1 Click the [Camera] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click the [Sequence Setup] button to display Perform the settings for each item.
  • Page 61 [PRESET] Select a camera preset position (- -, 1 to 16). When "--" is selected, the camera will not move to the preset posi- tion. [DWELL] Select an interval time to go to the next sequential step from 1 - 30 seconds (in 1-second interval).
  • Page 62: Settings For Communication With Other Devices [Comm]

    Settings for Communication with other Devices [Comm] Perform the network settings such as settings of the IP address of this unit and gateway address. The following are the descriptions of how to perform the required settings for communicating with PCs. Basic network settings [Basic Setup] Basic network settings can be performed with this menu.
  • Page 63 I Port Setup [Port Forwarding Setup] Select "ON" or "OFF" to determine whether or not to set Perform the settings for the following items for each port the port forwarding. (camera port, client PC port and maintenance port). The camera setup menu can be displayed only when "ON"...
  • Page 64 Basic settings relating to DNS [DNS Setup] Basic network DNS settings can be performed with this menu. Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "DNS Setup" to display the "DNS Setup" Perform the settings for the following items.
  • Page 65 Basic network settings relating to DDNS [DDNS Setup] Basic network DDNS settings can be performed with this menu. Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "DDNS Setup" to display the "DDNS Perform the settings for the following items.
  • Page 66 Basic settings relating to the proxy server [Proxy Setup] Basic network proxy settings can be performed with this menu. Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "Proxy Setup" to display the "Proxy Perform the settings for the following items.
  • Page 67 Perform the settings for SNMP network [SNMP Setup] Perform the settings for the SNMP. Perform the settings for the status check of the unit, etc. by connecting the SNMP manager. Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "SNMP Setup"...
  • Page 68 Perform the settings for the time adjustment of a network [NTP Setup] Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "NTP Setup" to display the "NTP Setup" Perform the settings for the following items. window.
  • Page 69 Perform the settings for the FTP server [FTP Setup] Perform the settings for the FTP server. Settings for transmitting images from a camera connected to this unit to a designated FTP server can be performed with the FTP Setup menu. Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1...
  • Page 70 I File Name I Duration-Post Perform the settings for the rules about the file name to Select the duration of the images recorded by post- be sent. event recording to be transmitted from the following. Select whether to "Use the time and date as a file OFF/1 s - 10 s (in 1-second interval) name"...
  • Page 71 Perform the settings for mail notification [Mail Setup] Perform the settings relating to the alarm mail function, the warning report mail function and the error mail function (refer to the Operating Instructions (PDF)). Screenshot 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Step 1 and then click "Mail Setup"...
  • Page 72 Step 1 Click the [Comm] button in the setup menu (Advanced) Perform the settings for the following items. and then click "Panasonic Alarm protocol" to display the I Port Number (to PC) "Panasonic Alarm protocol" window. Enter a port number to be used for the PC.
  • Page 73: Settings Relating To The User Authentication [User Mng.]

    Settings Relating to the User Authentication [User Mng.] Perform the settings for the user authentication/host authentication to restrict access this unit from PCs.It is possible to restrict access this unit from users/hosts (PCs) by registering users and hosts (PCs) who can access this unit in advance when "ON"...
  • Page 74 Edit information of the registered administrator [Administrator Edit] It is possible to edit the registered administrator information such as the password, operational level, etc. Screenshot 1 Click the [User Mng.] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "Administrator Edit". The Perform the settings for each item.
  • Page 75 Registration of a user who operates this unit [User Regist.] Register user information such as a user name and password. Screenshot 1 Click the [User Mng.] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "User Regist.". The "User Perform the settings for each item.
  • Page 76 Edit/delete registered user information [User Edit/Delete] Edit or delete registered user information. Screenshot 1 Click the [User Mng.] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "User Edit/Delete". The "User Click the [i] button to select the desired user informa- Edit/Delete"...
  • Page 77 Setup items I Host IP Address I Default Screen Enter an IP address. Enter 4 units from the decimal Select a startup display to be displayed after login from numbers (0-254). the following. CAM1 - 32: Displays live images from the selected cam- Note: era channel on a single screen.
  • Page 78 Setting of operation level [User Level] Assign a level (LV 1/LV 2/LV 3/LV 4) to every user to restrict operable functions. Screenshot 1 Click the [User Mng.] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "User Level". The "User Check the desired functions that a user may operate.
  • Page 79 Functions that can be restricted The following functions can be restricted according to the user levels. Function Description Setup It is possible to edit some settings on the setup menu. (It is impossi- ble to edit the settings of [Comm], [Camera], [User Mng.] and [Maintenance].
  • Page 80: Settings For Maintenance [Maintenance]

    Settings for Maintenance [Maintenance] It is possible to check the statuses of the HDDs of this unit and the network, and perform the settings relating to the HDDs. The available capacity of the HDDs and the network status can be checked. Check version info, etc.
  • Page 81 Confirmation of the available hard disk space [Disk Information] The disk size and the available capacity of the HDDs of this unit or the extension unit (EXT1-6) will be displayed. It is also possible to check the time range of the images recorded on the selected HDD. Refer to the Operating Instructions (PDF) for further information about the built-in hard disk of this unit.
  • Page 82 Check the available capacity of each recording area on the hard disk drive [Partition Information] The available capacity of the normal area, the event area, the copy area and the pre-recording areas on the built-in hard disk will be displayed. Screenshot 1 Click the [Maintenance] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 83 Check the network status of the devices connected to this unit [Network Information] Network information such as IP addresses of the connected devices, network line speed, the current settings for "NW Bandwidth Control", the maximum transmission rate, etc. will be displayed. Screenshot 1 Click the [Maintenance] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 84 Settings for actions when the available hard disk space is running out [Disk End Mode] Select an action from the following to be taken when the available disk space of the built-in hard disk (normal area, event area, copy area) is running out. Screenshot 1 Click the [Maintenance] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 85 Deletion of image data on the hard disk [Data Delete] Image data on the built-in hard disk will be deleted. The two ways to delete data are auto deletion and manual deletion. Screenshot 1 Click the [Maintenance] button in the setup menu Step 1 (Advanced) and then click "Data Delete".
  • Page 86 Saving and loading of settings of SETUP MENU [Save/Load] It is possible to save the settings of the setup menu in this unit. It is also possible to call up saved settings (load). The settings of the setup menu can be reset to the default settings on this menu. Screenshot 1 Click the [Maintenance] button in the setup menu Step 1...
  • Page 87: About The Hard Disk Drives

    Important: • It is impossible to use the RAID function with the WJ-ND300 alone if the WJ-ND300 in use is not featured the built-in RAID board. • The settings relating to the RAID function can be performed on the setup menu displayed on the LCD on the front panel of the unit.
  • Page 88: Display The Hdd Disk Menu

    Display the HDD DISK MENU The settings relating to the hard disk drive can be performed on the HDD DISK MENU. It is possible to initialize (format of the hard disk drive), unmount the hard disk drive and check the available disk space of each recording area on the HDD DISK MENU.
  • Page 89 Screenshot 3 The top menu (Connection Information) of the HDD Step 3 DISK MENU will be displayed. Information of the hard disk drives of the unit or the con- nected extension unit will be displayed. To display the available disk space of each recording area, click "Partition Information".
  • Page 90: Initialize The Hard Disk Drive [Format]

    Initialize the Hard Disk Drive [Format] Initialize (format) the built-in hard disk drive and the hard disk drives of the connected optional extension unit. It is possible to select and initialize a hard disk drive independently. When using in the RAID 5 mode, all the unit will be initialized. It is necessary to initialize the hard disk drive in the following cases.
  • Page 91 Screenshot 2 The table will be displayed and the available disk space Step 3 of each recording area will be indicated. Enter the desired disk size to be allocated for each recording area (normal area/event area/copy area). Note: • Disk size to be allocated for each recording area should be larger than the size resulting from the fol- lowing formula.
  • Page 92 Initialize the pre-recording area [Pre Recording areas Format] Initialize the pre-recording area as follow. Screenshot 1 Click "Pre Recording areas Format" on the top menu Step 1 (Connection Information) of the HDD DISK MENU to Select the desired hard disk drive to be initialized. display the "Pre Recording areas Format"...
  • Page 93 Screenshot 4 When completing the initialization, the result will be dis- Step 6 played. When the [OK] button is clicked, the "Format" window will be displayed. Step 7 Click the [Main] button to return to the operation win- dow. The unit will restart when this button is clicked. Main...
  • Page 94: Remove The Hard Disk Drive From The System Logically [Remove]

    Remove the Hard Disk Drive from the System Logically [Remove] It is possible to remove the hard disk drive logically (unmount) without uninstalling (detaching) the hard disk drive physically. It is recommended to remove the hard disk logically when the hard disk of the unit or an extension unit is having trouble and it is necessary to remove it temporarily but not to stop operation.
  • Page 95: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before asking for repairs, check the symptoms with the following table. Contact your dealer if a problem cannot be solved even after checking and trying the solution or a problem is not described below, and when having a problem with installations. Reference Symptom Cause/solution...
  • Page 96 Reference Symptom Cause/solution pages • Depending on the traffic of the network, there might The image is not being be difficulties in displaying images. Press the [F5] but- – refreshed. ton on the keyboard to request images. • Are the correct user name and password entered? Cannot close the authenti- Confirm the correct user name and password.
  • Page 97 When using a PC on which Windows XP Service Pack2 (SP2) is installed The following may occur during operation when using a PC on which Windows XP Service Pack2 (SP2) is installed. Follow the instructions below when the following occurred. By performing the following solutions, other applications and the security level may not be affected.
  • Page 98 For customer support, call 1.877.733.3689 Panasonic Sales Company Executive Office: Three Panasonic Way 2H-2, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Division of Panasonic Puerto Rico Inc. Zone Office San Gabriel Industrial Park 65th Infantry Ave. KM. 9.5 Carolina Eastern: Three Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 P.R.