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  • Page 1 Divar 700 Series Digital Hybrid Recorder / Digital Network Recorder Installation and Operation manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Divar 700 Series Table of Contents | en Table of Contents Safety Safety precautions Important safety instructions Important Notices FCC and UL Bosch notices Introduction Digital video recorder for surveillance applications 2.1.1 Versions 2.1.2 Software 2.1.3 Firmware upgrades 2.1.4 Manuals 2.1.5...
  • Page 4 | Table of Contents Divar 700 Series Keyboard connections 4.10 Ethernet connection(s) 4.11 RS485 port 4.12 Biphase port 4.13 USB connectors 4.14 External alarm I/O connection 4.15 Malfunction relay 4.16 Power supply 4.17 Maintenance Operating instructions Front panel controls 5.1.1...
  • Page 5 Divar 700 Series Table of Contents | en 6.2.2 IP Channels Schedule 6.3.1 Setting the dynamic characteristics 6.3.2 Schedule 6.3.3 Exceptions Recording 6.4.1 Normal 6.4.2 Contact 6.4.3 Motion 6.4.4 Copy Contacts 6.5.1 Contact inputs 6.5.2 Relay outputs 6.5.3 Contact input properties...
  • Page 6: En | Table Of Contents

    | Table of Contents Divar 700 Series 8.1.2 Environmental 8.1.3 Electromagnetic and Safety 8.1.4 Accessories (Optional) 8.1.5 Video bitrates (Kbps) F.01U.140.955 | v3.0 | 2009.11 Installation and Operation manual Bosch Security Systems...
  • Page 7: Safety

    Divar 700 Series Safety | en Safety Safety precautions DANGER! High risk: This symbol indicates an imminently hazardous situation such as "Dangerous Voltage" inside the product. If not avoided, this will result in an electrical shock, serious bodily injury, or death.
  • Page 8 | Safety Divar 700 Series Power supply cord and plug protection - Protect the power supply cord and plug from foot traffic, being pinched by items placed upon or against them at electrical outlets, and its exit from the unit. For units intended to operate with 230 VAC, 50 Hz, the power supply cord must comply with the latest versions of IEC 60227.
  • Page 9: Important Notices

    Divar 700 Series Safety | en Important Notices Accessories - Do not place this unit on an unstable stand, tripod, bracket, or mount. The unit may fall, causing serious injury and/or serious damage to the unit. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer.
  • Page 10 | Safety Divar 700 Series NOTE: Wear required grounded wrist straps and observe proper ESD safety precautions when handling the electrostatic-sensitive printed circuit boards. Fuse rating - For protection of the device, the branch circuit protection must be secured with a maximum fuse rating of 16A.
  • Page 11: Fcc And Ul

    Divar 700 Series Safety | en FCC and UL FCC & ICES Information (U.S.A. and Canadian Models Only) This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 12: Bosch Notices

    | Safety Divar 700 Series et résoudre les problèmes d’interférences de radio et de télévision). Cette brochure est disponible auprès du U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, États-Unis, sous la référence n° 004-000-00345-4. Disclaimer Underwriter Laboratories Inc. ("UL") has not tested the performance or reliability of the security or signaling aspects of this product.
  • Page 13: Introduction

    Introduction Digital video recorder for surveillance applications The Divar 700 Series is a video recording system that records multiple camera signals while simultaneously providing live multiscreen viewing and playback. The unit has comprehensive search and playback facilities for viewing stored video. Once configured, all recording takes place in the background without requiring operator intervention.
  • Page 14: Software

    Three additional manuals in PDF format are supplied on the CD-ROM: – Configuration Tool operation manual - a detailed description for administrators on how to use the Configuration Tool to set up the Divar 700 Series. – Control Center operation manual - a detailed description for end-users and administrators on how to set up and operate the Control Center software.
  • Page 15: On-Screen Help

    Divar 700 Series unit – USB mouse – Quick installation guide – Divar 700 Series Installation and Operation manual (this manual) – A 25-pin D-type switching and alarm connector board – A 15-pin D-type connector board (used for Biphase PTZ connections) –...
  • Page 16: Installation Environment

    Divar 700 Series Installation environment 2.3.1 Mounting The Divar 700 Series is supplied as a desktop unit. If desired, the unit can be rack mounted using the rack mounting kit supplied with the unit. 2.3.2 Ventilation Ensure that the location planned for the installation of the unit is well ventilated. Take note of the locations of the cooling vents in the unit's enclosure and ensure that they are not obstructed.
  • Page 17: Quick Install

    Divar 700 Series Quick install | en Quick install To get the unit quickly operational, make the connections described below and then enter the relevant data in the Quick install menu. The Quick install menu appears the first time the unit is started.
  • Page 18: First-Time Use

    | Quick install Divar 700 Series First-time use The unit starts with a multiscreen display. The Quick install menu opens the first time the unit is used. Fill in the basic settings in the tabs to get the unit operational. The unit begins recording automatically when the Quick install menu is closed.
  • Page 19: Quick Install Menu

    Divar 700 Series Quick install | en Quick install menu The Quick install menu contains four tabs: International, Network, Schedule, and Recording. Navigate through these tabs using Back and Next. Click Undo to cancel changes made in the active tab. Click Close to exit the Quick install menu. Changing Quick install settings overwrites customized settings.
  • Page 20: Schedule

    | Quick install Divar 700 Series 3.3.2 Schedule Figure 3.3 Quick install menu - Schedule A graphical representation of the currently active weekly schedule is shown. Each color represents one of the available profiles: – Yellow - Profile 1 –...
  • Page 21: Recording

    Divar 700 Series Quick install | en 3.3.3 Recording Figure 3.4 Quick install menu - Recording Set the Normal recording Resolution, Quality, and Frame rate for each profile in the table. Set the Alarm and Motion recording Resolution, Quality, and Frame rate. These settings are set for all profiles.
  • Page 22: Network

    | Quick install Divar 700 Series 3.3.4 Network Figure 3.5 Quick install menu - Network Fill in the settings that control the behavior of the unit with respect to a network. DVR name Enter a unique DVR name to be used in the network.
  • Page 23: Hardware Setup

    Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en Hardware setup This chapter contains detailed information about the hardware installation and connection of external equipment to the unit. The connector types and their pin signals are described. Most of the connectors are located at the rear panel of the unit. For convenience, a USB port is located on the front of the unit to connect a mouse or memory device.
  • Page 24: Hard Disk Installation

    DVR. Note: Only genuine Bosch hard disks will work in the Divar 700 Series. See the Bosch website or contact your local Bosch representative for available hard disks.
  • Page 25 Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en Placing a hard disk Figure 4.4 Placing a hard disk Locate the first empty hard disk bay. It is recommended to install the disks in order from one to four, as labeled. (Note that disks 3 and 4 are mounted in a double bay.) Unscrew the two torx T10 screws securing the selected bay.
  • Page 26: Camera Connections (Hybrid Version Only)

    Video out Figure 4.5 Eight video inputs with loop-through outputs Audio connections (hybrid version only) The Divar 700 Series supports up to 16 audio inputs and 4 audio outputs. Connect using audio cable with RCA compatible connectors. Specifications Input signal: Mono RCA, 1 Vpp, 10k ohm...
  • Page 27: Monitor Connections

    Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en Monitor connections On the hybrid version up to two monitors can be connected through the VGA, CVBS, or Y/C connections. A single monitor can be connected on the network version. 4.6.1 Connect the unit to the monitor using standard VGA cable.
  • Page 28: Monitor Streaming Connection (Hybrid Version)

    | Hardware setup Divar 700 Series Monitor streaming connection (hybrid version) To connect a monitor in a remote streaming configuration, connect the CVBS monitor output to a video input. Then connect the monitor to the corresponding loop-through connector. KBD in...
  • Page 29: Keyboard Connections

    Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en Keyboard connections The keyboard input and output connectors are used to connect a Bosch Intuikey keyboard to one or more units. For one unit, connect the keyboard to the KBD in connector. For more units, connect a cable between the KBD out connector of the first unit and the KBD in connector of the following unit.
  • Page 30: Ethernet Connection(S)

    | Hardware setup Divar 700 Series 4.10 Ethernet connection(s) The standard RJ-45 Ethernet socket is used to connect the unit directly to a PC, IP camera, or to a network. To connect to a network hub or switch, use a straight-through network cable. To connect directly to a PC or IP camera, use the supplied cross-over network cable.
  • Page 31: Biphase Port

    Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en To communicate with the controllable camera, select a port number that is the same as the input number to which the camera is connected (for example, configure a controllable camera to port 16 if it is connected to channel 16).
  • Page 32: Usb Connectors

    | Hardware setup Divar 700 Series Signal name Pin number Description Code 1 - Biphase control ch. 1 (minus) Code 1 + Biphase control ch. 1 (plus) Shield System ground/cable shield Code 2 - Biphase control ch. 2 (minus) Code 2 + Biphase control ch.
  • Page 33 Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en Connecting the alarm outputs The four alarm output relays respond to input alarms and triggers. Configure the alarm outputs as N/O or N/C in the menu system. The relays are active for the duration of the driving event.
  • Page 34: Malfunction Relay

    | Hardware setup Divar 700 Series Signal name Pin number Description Alarm_in_1 Alarm input 1 Alarm_in_2 Alarm input 2 Alarm_in_3 Alarm input 3 Alarm_in_4 Alarm input 4 Alarm_in_5 Alarm input 5 Alarm_in_6 Alarm input 6 Alarm_in_7 Alarm input 7...
  • Page 35: Power Supply

    Divar 700 Series Hardware setup | en 4.16 Power supply Power is supplied to the unit via the IEC-style socket. For security reasons, the unit has no on/ off switch. This means that the unit is always powered as long as the power cable from the unit is connected to a live power socket.
  • Page 36: Operating Instructions

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en Operating instructions These instructions explain the purpose of the front panel keys. The functions available can be limited by setting passwords. Some functions may also require a software license. An administrator has access to many more functions in the menu.
  • Page 37: Operating Instructions

    | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series OSD key – press to view date/time and camera information, date/time only, or none Search key – press to open the date/time search menu to look for recorded images PTZ key – enables either pan/tilt or pan/zoom modes Freeze key –...
  • Page 38: Indicators

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en Stop key – while in playback mode, press to return to live mode Note: IP camera numbering starts at 9 on an 8-channel hybrid model and at 17 on a 16-channel hybrid model. So on a 16-channel hybrid unit with IP cameras, camera key 1 selects analog camera 1 and, when pressed again, IP camera 17.
  • Page 39: Viewing Pictures

    | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Viewing pictures The hybrid version has two monitor outputs, A and B. The way in which these monitors display pictures depends on how the system is configured. When an alarm or motion input is detected, the camera picture with the Alarm/Motion indicator can be displayed on monitor A, B, or both.
  • Page 40 Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en Multiscreen To view different multiscreen displays on monitor A or B: Press the multiscreen key. – A multiscreen display of camera pictures appears on the active monitor. – The camera keys of the selected cameras light (green).
  • Page 41: Live And Playback

    | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Zoom To zoom in on a video image: Press the zoom key. – The picture is enlarged by a factor of 2. Use the arrow keys to select the area of the picture to be displayed.
  • Page 42: Overview Of The Menu System

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en Overview of the menu system The menu gives access to several functions to help use the unit. Access to some menu items is password protected. There are three ways of accessing the menu system: –...
  • Page 43: Access Using The Front Panel Keys

    | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Help The Help function displays a help text. Exit Click to log off. 5.5.1 Access using the front panel keys To open the menu, press the menu key. – The top menu appears on monitor A.
  • Page 44: Date/Time Search

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en 5.6.1 Date/time search Enter the start date and time and click OK to start playback. Playback of the displayed cameos starts. Figure 5.6 Search by date and time 5.6.2 Search Figure 5.7 Search menu - Events...
  • Page 45 | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Events search criteria – Under Start time and End time, fill in date and time values to determine the time span of the search. – To set the Search direction, select Forward to search from start time to end time or Backward to search from end time to start time.
  • Page 46: Export

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en To activate or clear the entire area, select one of the following: – Draw all cells to activate the entire motion detection area. – Erase all cells to clear the entire motion detection area.
  • Page 47 | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Figure 5.11 Export video menu – Choose a memory device from the Destination selection box. Media status displays the status of the selected memory device; Free space displays the available space for archiving.
  • Page 48: Configuration

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en Configuration Figure 5.12 Top menu - Configuration The Configuration menu is accessed from the top menu. The Configuration menu contains three submenus: – Quick Installation - opens a wizard to configure basic settings. For more information refer to Section 3 Quick install.
  • Page 49 | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series Figure 5.13 Configure monitors menu - Sequence Sequence Select the length of time a camera remains visible on screen (1 to 60 seconds) in the Sequence dwell time field. Use the the Add button to move camera inputs to the sequence list. Use the Move up or Move down buttons to put them in the desired order.
  • Page 50: System Information

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en System information Figure 5.14 Top menu - System information The System information menu is accessed from the top menu. The System information menu contains two submenus: – Status - opens a menu to view status information.
  • Page 51 | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series – Earliest recording - displays date and time of the earliest (oldest) recording on disk. – Latest recording - displays date and time of the latest (newest) recording on disk. – Total Disk Size - displays the total installed disk space.
  • Page 52: Logbook

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en 5.9.2 Logbook The logbook menu is used to display a filtered history of system events. Logbook filter Set various filter criteria to search in a specified time period for various system events. Figure 5.16 Logbook menu - Logbook filter –...
  • Page 53: Event Handling

    | Operating instructions Divar 700 Series 5.10 Event handling Various types of events change the way the unit works. These events are: – a contact input signal applied to the unit; – motion detection in a camera signal; –...
  • Page 54: Contact Inputs

    Divar 700 Series Operating instructions | en 5.10.2 Contact inputs If a contact input causes an alarm – Monitors A and B (hybrid version only) can display an array of pre-selected cameras. – Monitor A: The border around the displayed cameos is red. The alarm icon is displayed in the corresponding cameo.
  • Page 55: Advanced Configuration Menu

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en Advanced configuration menu Access all the parameters that are used to configure the unit via the configuration menu item of the top menu. The large number of parameters available gives the opportunity to program extensive functionality.
  • Page 56: International

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Left tabs Top tabs Users General Administrator Users 1 to 7 System Service Serial ports Licenses Logging International 6.1.1 Language Figure 6.1 Configuration menu - International - Language – Select your Language from the drop-down list.
  • Page 57: Time/Date

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.1.2 Time/date Figure 6.2 Configuration menu - International - Time/date – Select a Time zone from the list (daylight saving time is adjusted accordingly). – Select either a 12-hour or a 24-hour clock Time format.
  • Page 58: Time Server

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series 6.1.3 Time Server – The Use time server function synchronizes the time of the unit with the time of a network time server or another Divar unit. Fill in the IP address of the network time server. If a time server is not present on the same subnet, the unit searches for a suitable time server outside its own network.
  • Page 59: Ip Channels

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en – Enable PTZ when a controllable camera is connected. – By default, PTZ is disabled for all inputs. Contrast – Auto contrast - enabled to let the system automatically adjust the contrast for the video input.
  • Page 60: Schedule

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Click Setup to configure or change an IP camera connection. – IP address - enter the IP address of the IP camera. – Input - Choose Camera if the channel is connected to a camera or a single-channel encoder.
  • Page 61: Schedule

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en Figure 6.5 Configuration menu - Schedule The profiles are represented by different colors in a graphical representation of the weekly schedule. The schedule can be changed by selecting a profile number and then drawing an active area in the graphical schedule.
  • Page 62: Recording

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Recording Use the Recording menu to configure the recording set-up for each of the six profiles. Note: The audio/video settings in a profile also apply to the stream used for remote live viewing.
  • Page 63: Normal

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.4.1 Normal Set values for each of the following fields: – Normal recording mode: – Continuous - set to record continuously – Event only - set to record events only – No Recording - set to disable recording –...
  • Page 64: Copy

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series 6.4.4 Copy The copy recording settings function makes it easy to set up recording for all profiles and all cameras. The copy function copies content from within a single profile to other profiles. The camera inputs and the recording modes within each of these profiles can be selected.
  • Page 65: Contacts

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en Contacts Use the Contacts menu to set up alarm inputs and relay outputs. Figure 6.7 Configuration menu - Contacts 6.5.1 Contact inputs By default, all contact Inputs are Normally Open (NO). When needed, highlight contact inputs to function as Normally Closed (NC) contacts (highlight the un-numbered box to select all).
  • Page 66: Motion

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Motion The motion detection feature is configured by selecting the tabs for each individual analog video input. Motion detection on IP channels is possible but first configure the IP camera or encoder (with motion detection) to cover the full viewing area, using the camera or encoder configuration tool.
  • Page 67: Text Data

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en Note: Tips for troublefree motion detection: – The size of a motion area influences the sensitivity in this area. A small motion area should be used to detect small objects (high sensitivity); a large area should be used to detect large objects (low sensitivity).
  • Page 68: Event

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Event Use the Event menu to specify the desired behavior for an active contact input, detected motion, or video loss. The general behavior of events is also set here. Each of the six profiles has a General, Contact, Motion and Video loss tab.
  • Page 69: Contact

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.8.2 Contact The event behavior can be configured for each of the 16 input contacts in turn. – Check the Enabled box if the input contact should activate an event. – Check the Alarm box if the input contact should activate an alarm.
  • Page 70: Network

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series Network 6.9.1 Setup - General Figure 6.11 Configuration menu - Network - Setup - General – Enter a unique DVR name to be used on the network. – If Discovery is enabled, the unit can be automatically discovered and its IP address can be read.
  • Page 71: Setup - Connections

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.9.2 Setup - Connections Figure 6.12 Configuration menu - Network - Setup - Connections Units with a secondary Ethernet connector show the fields for configuring this port as well as the primary port.
  • Page 72: Monitor Streaming

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series 6.9.4 Monitor Streaming The remote monitor streaming function allows monitor output A and/or B to be streamed remotely via one or more of the analog video inputs. The main advantage of using this feature is that multi-screen images can be viewed remotely using just one video stream, thus requiring only a limited amount of network bandwidth and computer resources.
  • Page 73: Storage

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.10 Storage The Storage menu gives access to information on the hard disk(s). Figure 6.14 Configuration menu - Storage - Disk set 6.10.1 Disk set The Active disk set properties apply to the complete set of active hard disks: –...
  • Page 74: Disks

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series 6.10.2 Disks Figure 6.15 Configuration menu - Storage - Disks - In use In use View the properties of the disks in use in the active disk set. – The capacity of each disk is shown in gigabytes.
  • Page 75: Service

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en Figure 6.16 Configuration menu - Storage - Disks - All All disks All available disks are shown in the list. – Select Internal disks to see a list of installed internal disks and their capacity in gigabytes.
  • Page 76: Users

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series 6.11 Users 6.11.1 General – Set a default user. This user is logged on to the unit by default on power up. 6.11.2 Administrator – Enter a User name which can be up to 16 characters.
  • Page 77: System

    Divar 700 Series Advanced configuration menu | en 6.12 System 6.12.1 Service – Select Restore factory defaults to reset the settings in the menu system to their default value. (Refer to Section 7 Menu default values for a list of default values.) –...
  • Page 78: Licenses

    | Advanced configuration menu Divar 700 Series COM port The COM port is used for service or integration purposes. 6.12.3 Licenses Some optional features require a software license to be obtained before they are activated. – MAC address displays the MAC address of the unit. The MAC address, together with a valid license number, is required to obtain an activation key via: https://activation.boschsecurity.com...
  • Page 79: Menu Default Values

    Divar 700 Series Menu default values | en Menu default values The following tables list the items of the menu system of the unit. The Default value column shows the values that are restored when the factory defaults item of the System settings menu is selected.
  • Page 80: Monitor View Settings Defaults

    | Menu default values Divar 700 Series Monitor view settings defaults Table 7.2 Monitor view settings default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Display Monitor A, B Display titles options Display time/date Transparent background Cameo borders Black Multiscreens Monitor A, B...
  • Page 81 Divar 700 Series Menu default values | en Table 7.3 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Video & 1...16 Input name Camera 1..32 Audio Enable video input Enabled Disabled Auto contrast Enabled Contrast Enable audio input Disabled Gain 17...32...
  • Page 82: Configuration Menu Defaults

    | Menu default values Divar 700 Series Table 7.3 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Contacts Contact Inputs NC None Relay Outputs NC None 1..24 Contact input name Contact input 1..24 Profile override mode No override...
  • Page 83 Divar 700 Series Menu default values | en Table 7.3 Configuration menu default values Navigation Setting Default value Reset Storage Disk set Write protect Disabled Internal RAID Disabled Override after Disk set full Disks Service Users General Default user Administrator...
  • Page 84: Technical Specifications

    Divar 700 Series Technical specifications | en Technical specifications The following pages give the technical specifications of the unit. Electrical Voltage and Power All models 100-240 VAC; 0.7-0.3 A, 50/60 Hz Video Inputs (hybrid version only) Composite video 0.5-2 Vpp, 75 ohm, automatic...
  • Page 85 | Technical specifications Divar 700 Series Control RS232 Output signals according to EIA/TIA-232-F, max input voltage ±25 V Keyboard input Conform RS485 max signal voltage ±12 V, supply 11 V-12.6 V at max 400 mA Biphase Impedance 128 ohm, max overvoltage protection ±40 V, max cable...
  • Page 86: Mechanical

    Divar 700 Series Technical specifications | en Storage Hard Disks 4 front-replaceable SATA hard drives Record Rate (IPS) PAL: 400 total, configurable per camera: 25, 12.5, 6.25, 3.125, 1 NTSC: 480 total, configurable per camera: 30, 15, 7.5, 3.75, 1...
  • Page 87 | Technical specifications Divar 700 Series 8.1.4 Accessories (Optional) KBD-Digital / KBD-Universal Intuikey keyboard with joystick Keyboard extension kit LTC 8557 Storage 500GB storage expansion kit 1TB storage expansion kit License for RAID 4 storage Video Manager LTC 2605/91...
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