Di sk Re co rd er W J- NV 30 0 (This illustration represents WJ-NV300K.) Before attempting to connect or operate this product, please read these instructions carefully and save this manual for future use. The model number is abbreviated in some descriptions in this manual.
Switch between control screen and wide view Configure the settings relating to the mail screen ..............108 notification [e-Mail] ..........55 1-screen display ..........109 Configure the Panasonic alarm protocol settings Display images from cameras on a [Panasonic alarm protocol] ........57 multiscreen ............110 Configure the settings relating to NTP/ Display or hide the camera title ......111...
Execute auto back focus ........117 Event function ............158 Set up mask areas ..........118 Action to be taken upon an event occurrence ...158 Zoom/Focus adjustment ........118 Cancel the alarm action ........159 Initial position setup ...........119 Cancel the error action ........159 Event function ............120 Play recorded images ..........160 Action to be taken upon an event occurrence ...120 Play image recorded at a designated...
Depending on descriptions, the model name of this recorder may be omitted as "NV300" in the manuals and on the setup. The screens used in these operating instructions show the case in which WJ-NV300K is used and 16 cameras are connected.
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Before using this product About the face matching function (option) By registering the license of the additional business intelligent kit, the face matching function, that detects faces whose features are closed to the registered faces by comparing face images in live image with the registered face images, will become available.
Black screen displayed when playing recorded images In the following cases, a black screen may be displayed during playing recorded images. However, this is not malfunction. • When changing cameras or screen patterns during playback or pausing • When skipping/reverse skipping during playback •...
Basic operations To operate this product, use the mouse (provided) connected to the mouse connection port on the rear of this product. It is also possible to perform operations and some settings of the recorder from the web browser. For the setup items that can be configured and operated using the web browser, refer to pages 76 and 145.
About the operation of on-screen keyboard Use the on-screen keyboard to enter characters for the setting items. When clicking the [ ] icon beside the entry field, the on-screen keyboard will be displayed, and it will become possible to enter characters by clicking the character keys on the keyboard.
Setup menu Configuration of each setting item in the setup menu should be completed in advance to use this recorder. The setup menu has the following levels for the setting items. On "Easy Start", the minimum settings required to operate the recorder will be performed, but other settings will remain default. On the [Basic setup] or [Advanced setup] page, the settings can be customized in accordance with a variety of operational modes.
The second will be set to "00". → → [Set time zone] Select your time zone. GMT-12:00 - GMT+13:00 Default: GMT-5:00 (WJ-NV300K) GMT (WJ-NV300K/G) Marking the checkbox for [Activate the Daylight sav- ing time setting] will active daylight saving time. Step 4 Click the [Next] button.
"ONVIF" may be camera connected to CH1 will be detected. The detected depending on the models of Panasonic channels CH2 to CH4 are needs to be registered cameras. In such a case, turn off the power of the from the setup menu.
[Refresh] button Step 7 Obtain the latest camera image after interchanging When you wish to change the registered camera cameras. numbers, it is possible to change the order of the camera numbers. [Exit] button Exits the setup menu and returns to the top screen of the setup menu.
The HDD consumption for the event recording will be excluded. • If a camera manufactured by other than Panasonic is used, the value of "Referenced recording days" will not be displayed. • When configured to perform recording in high res- olution and high quality, recording may sometimes not be performed at the specified rate.
Configure the basic settings [Basic setup] The basic settings of the recorder such as date & time and recording mode, etc. can be configured on the "Basic setup" page. The "Basic setup" page provides access to the [Date/Language], [Camera] and [REC & event] pages. Display the basic setup pages Click the desired button on the setup menu.
Up to 10 times and dates can be set for the changeo- 24 h: 15:00:00 ver to daylight saving time. 12 h: 03:00:00 PM Default: 12 h (WJ-NV300K) To delete the set times and dates for switching to 24 h (WJ-NV300K/G) daylight saving time, select the number to be deleted from "Table to delete", and click the [Delete] button.
[Auto time adjustment] Select a method of auto clock adjustment from the following. Off: Does not adjust the time automatically. On: Receives a signal from the ALARM/CON- TROL connector on the rear panel of the recorder and adjusts the clock. When the sig- nal is received and if the clock is within 29 minutes ±...
Camera setup [Camera] The "Camera" page has 2 tabs; the [Camera registration] tab and the [Camera setup] tab. [Camera registration] tab Perform settings such as the network settings of the camera (IP address and port number), and the display position on the main monitor. When performing the initial settings, displays camera information detected/set on the "Easy Start".
The vacant number will be fulfilled by the subsequent clicked. camera. • Click the [Cancel] button to return to the [Camera registration] tab without applying the camera [Model] detection result. When Panasonic cameras are used, the model num- bers will be displayed.
Enter the user name for accessing the cameras and cameras can be increased up to 16, 24, or 32. logging in using the on-screen keyboard (☞ page 10). (Default: 16 for WJ-NV300K, 9 for WJ-NV300K/G.) Register the user name whose access level is "Administrator".
Interchange camera numbers [Change the display position of camera] Click the [Setup >] button for "Change the display position of camera" on the [Camera registration] tab to dis- play the following items. Images from the cameras will be displayed on the monitor from the upper left corner to the right in order of the camera number (1, 2 ...
Note: • The settings of some models of Panasonic cameras only can be configured. Refer to the "readme.txt" on the provided CD-ROM about the supported cameras. Some functions are not supported depending on the models of the connected cameras. For further information about detailed specifications, refer to the operat- ing instructions of the cameras in use.
Set up date & time display [Date & time display] Select the date & time display position for each camera and transmit it to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Date & time display" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the following items.
Set up OSD [Display Title] Determine whether to display the title and select the title to display for each camera, the settings will be changed after the settings have been transmitted to the camera. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Display Title" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the following items. •...
Set up how to turn on or off the indicators [Indicator] Select how to turn on or off the link indicator, access indicator or status indicators for each camera and trans- mit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Indicator"...
Set the camera image transmission priority [Transmission priority] Select the transmission priority setting for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Transmission priority" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page. ■...
Set up Max bit rate [Max bit rate (per client)] Select the bit rate per a client when the compression method of the camera is H.264 for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "...
Set up the refresh interval [Refresh interval] Select the image refresh interval for each camera and transmit it to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Refresh interval" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page. [Refresh interval] Select an interval to update the image display.
Set up the method of camera installation [Upside-down] Select the method of installation for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for " Upside-down " on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup window. [Upside-down] On (desktop): Select this when the camera is to be installed with the dome side up.
Set up pan/tilt-flip [Pan/tilt-flip] Select the pan/tilt-flip function for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the cam- era settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Pan/tilt-flip" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page. [Pan/tilt-flip] Select whether or not to activate the pan/tilt-flip func- tion that can achieve camera controllability equal to...
Set up Super Dynamic [Super Dynamic (Wide dynamic range)] Select the Super Dynamic function for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Super Dynamic (Wide dynamic range)" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page.
Set the adaptive black stretch function of the camera [Adaptive black stretch] Determine whether to enable the adaptive black stretch function for each camera. The settings will be changed after the settings have been transmitted to the camera. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Adaptive black stretch" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup win- dow.
Set the back light compensation function of the camera [Back light compensation (BLC)] Determine whether to enable the back light compensation function for each camera. The settings will be changed after the settings have been transmitted to the camera. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Back light compensation (BLC)" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup window.
Set up Light control mode [Light control mode] Select how to control the amount of light for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Light control mode" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page. [Light control mode] Outdoor scene: Depending on the brightness level (illuminance), the iris will automatically be...
Set the automatic slow shutter of the camera [Auto slow shutter (Maximum shutter)] Select the auto slow shutter setting for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Auto slow shutter (Maximum shutter)" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page.
Set the black and white switchover of the camera [Day & Night (electrical)] Select the day and night setting for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "Day & Night(electrical)" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup win- dow.
Set up VMD alarm [VMD alarm] Select the VMD function for each camera and transmit the information to the cameras to change the camera settings. Clicking the [Setup >] button for "VMD alarm" on the [Camera setup] tab will display the setup page. [VMD alarm] Select whether or not to use the VMD (VMD: Video Motion Detection) alarm function when a change...
Set up recording/events [REC & event] The "REC & event" page has 3 tabs; the [Recording setup] tab, the [Event setup] tab and the [Advanced setup] tab. Recording setup tab [Recording setup] Configure the settings relating to schedule recording. Set the day(s), time table(s), frame rate and image quality for recording.
When there may be possibility to fail recording at the Note: specified rate while using only Panasonic cam- • The referenced recording days will be calculated eras, the confirmation window will be displayed.
[Panasonic alarm protocol] Mark the checkbox of this item to automatically trans- mit information on an event that occurs to a PC using the Panasonic alarm protocol. [Previous] / [Next] The schedule settings to be configured will be switched over.
Set up recording for individual cameras [Advanced recording setup] Set up items such as the image capture size, frame rate and image quality for individual cameras. Clicking the [Advanced >] button on the [Recording setup] tab will open the advanced setup page. [Rate] (Frame rate) (☞...
Configure event-related settings [Event setup] tab Configure event-related settings such as the alarm output duration and buzzer duration. [Auto reset time] Set the time for automatically resetting the alarm action. 2 s/ 5 s/ 10 s/ 20 s/ 30 s/ 1 min/ 3 min/ 5 min Ext.: The alarm action will not automatically reset.
• The main monitor action will not be activated [Event type] while recorded images are being played back or Displayed when "On" or "On(ACK/RESET)" is the setup menu is being displayed. selected for "Main monitor action". • When the auto reset time have passed, it will A event type to be linked is selected.
Set up terminal alarm [Advanced terminal alarm setup] Configure the settings relating to the recording triggered by an alarm signal supplied to the ALARM/CONTROL connector of the recorder from an external alarm device such as a door sensor. Configure the necessary settings for each alarm input terminal of the ALARM/CONTROL connector on the rear panel of the recorder.
Set up camera site alarm [Advanced camera site alarm setup] Set up the action to be taken when a Panasonic alarm protocol received from a camera triggers camera site alarm. Refer to the "Set up terminal alarm [Advanced terminal alarm setup]" section (☞ page 45) for further information about the items available for "Advanced camera site alarm setup";...
Set up face matching alarm [Advanced face matching alarm setup] The settings for this function will become available by registering the license of the additional business intelli- gent kit (WJ-NVF30, WJ-NVF30W: optional). Configure the settings relating to the face matching alarm that will be triggered when a previously registered face image is detected among the camera’s live images.
Configure the advanced settings for recording and events [Advanced setup] Configure the special settings related to recording on this tab. Set up the recording mode, alarm disarm dura- tion and Panasonic alarm port number (the port number for incoming site alarm). [Recording mode] Determine whether or not to stop all recording actions.
Configure the settings relating to monitors [Monitor] The settings relating to the display of the main monitor or sub monitor connected to the recorder and the moni- tor of the PC connected via a network are configured on the setup menu - the "Advanced setup" menu - the "Monitor"...
Configure the settings relating to sub monitors [Sub monitor] Set up the sub monitor by selecting the camera images to display, the image display duration, etc. [Camera selection] Select the cameras to be included in the sequence display. Mark the checkbox next to the desired camera. The selected cameras will be displayed in numerical order.
Configure other settings relating to monitors [Advanced setup] Configure the audio output setting of the monitor, and select the screen pattern buttons to be displayed on wide view. [Stretch images to fit the areas in control screen display] Mark the checkbox to enlarge the vertical size of images with the aspect ratio of 16:9 to fit into the image display area on the control screen.
The settings relating to the network of the recorder are configured on the setup menu - the "Advanced setup" menu - the "Network" page. The "Network" page has [Basic], [e-Mail], [Panasonic alarm protocol] and [NTP/SNMP] tabs. Configure the basic network settings [Basic] The basic settings relating to the network can be configured on this tab.
If using a third party DDNS service (not using the "Viewnetcam.com"), refer to the DDNS service provider for its confi guration. Note: • "Viewnetcam.com" is a Dynamic DNS service designed for use with Panasonic Network Cameras. Refer to the "Viewnetcam.com" website (http://www.viewnetcam.com/) for further informa- tion about the service.
Procedure to register information for the "Viewnetcam.com" service When using "Dynamic DNS Update" Step 1 Access the URL displayed on "Your account link" from the PC connected to the Internet. The registration window for "Viewnetcam.com" → → will be displayed. [Host name] Enter the host name to be used for the Dynamic DNS Step 2...
Note: [Attach the alteration detection code (FTP)] • Depending on the network settings, network com- Determine whether or not to attach the alteration munication may not be established if the HTTP detection code to the recorded images to be down- port number has been changed.
[Authentic method - User name] Enter the user name to be required for the authentica- tion. Enter up to 32 alphanumeric characters exclud- ing "&" listed in the description of "Note". [Authentic method - Password] Enter the password to be required together with the user name for the authentication.
Configure the Panasonic alarm protocol settings [Panasonic alarm protocol] The settings to notify the PC of the event and error information when an event or an error occurs can be config- ured on this tab. To display the event and error information, it is necessary that the software (option) is installed on the recipient Refer to the "readme.txt"...
Configure the settings relating to NTP/SNMP synchronization [NTP/SNMP] The settings to synchronize the system clock with the NTP (Network Time Protocol) and SNMP (Simple Net- work Management Protocol) server can be configured on this tab. Note: • Entering "http://" is not necessary if the server name is entered.
Configure the settings relating to the user management [User management] The settings such as user authentication On/Off, administrator registration and operation levels can be config- ured on the setup menu - the "Advanced setup" menu - the "User management" page. The "User management"...
Note: • Only a user logged in as "Administrator/Manager" can change the user level settings. At the default, operations allowed at the user level are as follows: Administrator/Manager: Possible to perform all the operations (Administrators) Operator: Possible to perform a part of the set- tings of the recorder and alarm reset (Head of operators) Viewer: Possible to monitor or play the images...
Set up the user level for individual cameras Select the cameras allowed for operation by each user level (operator/viewer/logged out) by marking the respective checkboxes. Remove the check mark from any cameras not to be displayed. The setting for the administrator/manager can- not be changed.
[Level] [Delete] button Display the operation level of a user. Deletes the selected user. Operable functions can be set on the [Basic] tab (☞ page 59). Manager/ Operator/ Viewer * Administrator and manager both have the same level, but the administrator has the higher priority. Default: Operator [Default screen] Select a startup screen to be displayed after login.
Edit the administrator information [Administrator setup] The administrator information relating to the password and default screen, etc. can be registered on this tab. Important: • For enhanced security, make sure to change the administrator name and password from the default. Change the password periodically. [Password (Retype)] Enter the password that has been set for "Password"...
Configure the settings relating to maintenance [Maintenance] The version of the recorder and disk information is displayed, and the settings relating to hard disk drives can be configured on the setup menu - the "Advanced setup" menu - the "Maintenance" page. It is also possible to initialize the setup data of the setup pages, check the system logs and register the license on this page.
[Status] Displays the statuses of the hard disk drives. Normal: Hard disk drives that are operating nor- mally Playback-only: Hard disk drives for playback use only (Recording is unavailable.) Removed: Hard disk drives that are excluded from operation due to fault Error: Hard disk drives that have become faulty during the format process Blank: No HDD connected...
Configure the settings and operations relating to the system [System management] The settings relating to the actions at an error occurrence and auto data deletion from hard disk drives can be configured on this tab. It is also possible to display the logs on this page. In addition, general maintenance, such as license registration, setting initialization and firmware upgrade, can be performed on this tab.
■ Logs About the network log The following logs can be checked. The network error logs (occurrence date & time and • Access log: Logs of accessing the recorder error details) will be displayed in list form. • Network log: Logs of network errors Up to 100 logs are saved.
[Load data (from SD card)] [Firmware update] Loads the setting data saved in an SD memory card Updates the software saved on an SD memory card on the recorder. Click the [Execute >] button to dis- to the recorder to upgrade the firmware. play confirmation window to start loading.
When using the recorder for the first time, be sure to register the "Registration Key". [Additional camera - Registration Key1-2] (WJ-NV300K) [Additional camera - Registration Key1-3] (WJ-NV300K/G) To add cameras, enter the registration key of the additional camera kit.
Save logs onto the SD memory card/correct the clock of the cameras [Other] All logs can be saved onto the SD memory card, and the time and date setting on the camera can be synchro- nized with this product. Important: •...
Manage the hard disk drives [HDD management] The operations relating to the hard disk drives such as checking the capacity of each recording area and for- matting the drives can be performed on the "HDD management" page of the setup menu - the "Advanced setup"...
Check the hard disk drive information [HDD information] The capacities, operation time and statuses of the hard disk drives are displayed. Refer to the setup menu - the "Advanced setup" menu - the "Maintenance" page - the [HDD information] tab for further information about the items displayed on the [HDD information] tab.
About the removal process and the link process of hard disk drives When replacing hard disk drives, it is necessary to perform the removal process/ the link process. Be sure to consult the dealer for the removal, installation, and the related process of hard disk drives. Important: •...
Note: • When one of the HDDs is replaced in the mirroring mode, "Add" will be displayed in the status infor- mation section of "HDD information". The newly replaced HDD will start working in the mirroring mode when "Add HDD" is executed. In this case, all data on the replaced HDD will be erased.
Configure the settings relating to the extra functions [Extra function] The settings relating to the extra functions such as the statistical processing are configured and the statistical processing data can be saved on an SDHC/SD memory card on the "Extra function" page of the setup menu - the "Advanced setup"...
Lists of the setting items (Setup menu) Quick setup (Easy Start) Setting item (including those of the Available range Default "Advanced setup" menu) Date & time − 2013/1/1 0:00 - 2037/12/31 20nn/mm/1 0:00 adjustment 23:59 ("nn" and "mm" are calculated base on the serial number of the recorder.) Set time zone...
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of the Available range Default Remarks "Advanced setup" menu) Date & time Time zone Daylight saving time 2013/1/1 0:00 - 2037/12/31 2014/3/9 2:00 AM settings table (In) 23:59 (NV300K)* 2014/3/30 1:00 (NV300K/G)* Daylight saving time 2013/1/1 0:00 - 2037/12/31 2014/11/2 2:00 AM table (Out)
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of the Available range Default Remarks "Advanced setup" menu) Camera setup Max bit rate Max bit rate (per client) 64 kbps, 128 kbps, (per client) 256 kbps, 384 kbps, 512 kbps, 768 kbps, 1024 kbps, 1536 kbps, 2048 kbps, 3072 kbps, 4096 kbps, 6144 kbps, 8192 kbps...
Schedule bar 3: Not checked Schedule to record Checked/Not checked Schedule bar 1: Not (Time table1-Event checked recording-Panasonic Schedule bar 2: Not alarm protocol) checked Schedule bar 3: Not checked Schedule to record --:--, 00:00 - 24:00 Schedule bar 1: --:--...
Schedule bar 3: Not checked Schedule to record Checked/Not checked Schedule bar 1: Not (Time table1-Event checked recording-Panasonic Schedule bar 2: Not alarm protocol) checked Schedule bar 3: Not checked Schedule to record --:--, 00:00 - 24:00 Schedule bar 1: --:--...
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of the Available range Default Remarks "Advanced setup" menu) Recording Advanced Model (Registered information will (Registered setup recording be displayed.) information will be setup displayed.) Compression (Registered information will (Registered be displayed.) information will be displayed.) Image capture size When the aspect ratio is 4:3...
Setup area (Desired area on the screen) Matching area1: All area Matching area2 - 4: Undefined Advanced Recording mode Off, On setup Alarm disarm duration 2 s, 3 s, 5 s, 10 s Panasonic alarm port number (Port No.) 1818...
Advanced setup Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) Monitor Main monitor Camera title Display Off, On Position L-Upper, L-Lower, R-Upper, R-Upper R-Lower Camera title (Text will be entered.) CAM1, ..., CAM32 Sub monitor Display Mode 1-screen live sequence, 4-screen...
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) Advanced setup Other setup Detect a power-off Checked/Not checked Checked of the sub monitor (HDMI) Stop receiving the Checked/Not checked Not checked live image if both HDMI monitors are not connected Hide the camera...
(Text will be entered.) (Blank) (Address) Destination address Checked/Not checked Checked (Warning) Destination address Checked/Not checked Checked (Alarm) Panasonic alarm Panasonic Port number(to PC) (Port No.) 1818 protocol alarm Retry 0, ..., 8 protocol Destination address (Text will be entered.)
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) Basic User level Copy Checked/Not checked Manager: settings (Checked, Fixed) Operator: Not checked Viewer: Not checked Logged out: (Not checked, Fixed) Alarm reset Checked/Not checked Manager: (Checked, Fixed) Operator: Checked...
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) User registration Edit user Default screen* Cam.1, ... , Cam.32, (Blank) information 4Screen-A, 4Screen-B, 4Screen-C, 4Screen-D, 4Screen-E, 4Screen-F, 4Screen-G, 4Screen-H, 9Screen, 16Screen-A, 16Screen-B, 1Screen (Wide view), 4Screen (Wide view), 9Screen (Wide view), 16Screen (Wide view) Administrator setup Administrator name...
(Text will be entered.) (Blank) camera Registration Key 2 (Text will be entered.) (Blank) Registration Key 3 (Text will be entered.) (Blank) (WJ-NV300K/G) Additional Registration Key (Text will be entered.) (Blank) business intelligence Optional Registration Key (Text will be entered.)
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) System Functions for Download face data (None) (None) management maintenance (Only available for Web browser) Upload face data (None) (None) (Only available for Web browser) Firmware update (None) (None) Other...
Menu/Tab Setting item (including those of Available range Default Remarks the "Advanced setup" menu) Extra function Business Accumulate statistics data Off, On intelligence People Detection area x: 0 – 1280, y: 0 - 960 Detection area1: counting All area Detection area2- 4: No setting Face Matching area...
About the error logs and the network logs Error logs This section describes the display contents on the status display panel of the main monitor, the logs of error occurrence (error logs) and their details. The display contents of each error logs are common between the main monitor and the web browser. •...
1000 second or more from the NTP server Failed to resolve an address of – Address error: PANASONIC Network error Panasonic alarm protocol from DNS ALARM No response from a notified address of – No response: PANASONIC Network error...
About the network log This section describes the details on the network logs and their details. The network logs are displayed by selecting the "Maintenance" page - [System management] tab - "Network log" on the setup menu or the web browser of a PC that is connected to the recorder.
Operation window The recorder can be operated using the provided mouse connected to the mouse connection port on the rear side of the recorder. When operating the recorder using a web browser, refer to "Network" (☞ page 52). Ctrl (control) screen display The control screen is the default screen at startup.
Wide view display This view offers a large image display area, especially suited for monitoring live images. However, operations are restricted. q Image display area e Operation panel Displays images from the camera. (☞ Page 104) Switches between screens and screen patterns. Displays the current date &...
Image display area The number of images that can be displayed on the multiscreen differs for the control screen and the wide view screen. Number of the multi-screen selection buttons to be displayed will also vary depending of the number of the reg- istered licenses.
4Screen-C: Camera 9 to 12 displayed on a 4-screen 4Screen-D: Camera 13 to 16 displayed on a 4-screen 4Screen-E: Camera 17 to 20 displayed on a 4-screen 4Screen-F: Camera 21 to 24 displayed on a 4-screen 4Screen-G: Camera 25 to 28 displayed on a 4-screen 4Screen-H: Camera 29 to 32 displayed on a 4-screen 9Screen:...
About the status display panel Normal operation In case of alarm/error (When the associated buttons are displayed) q Status display area Recorder status indications and their details are shown in the table below. In the event that the recorder enters several statuses at the same time, these are displayed in their order of priority. If both statuses have the same priority, the one that occurred last will be displayed.
r Alarm log display button The alarm logs are displayed on the operation panel of the control screen. Up to 750 alarm logs are saved. When more than 750 logs are filed, the older logs will be overwritten by the newer logs. In this case, the old- est log is the first to be overwritten.
Basic operations To operate, use the mouse connected to the recorder to move the mouse cursor displayed on the main monitor and left-click the buttons or tabs displayed on the screen. (Hereinafter, "Left-click..." will be described as "Click..." in this document.) In lines where the [D]/[C] buttons are displayed, the value on which the cursor is placed can be changed by turning the mouse wheel.
[Next] button Changes the keys to be displayed for character entry. The displayed keys are changed as follows: Keys for the language selected by the language selection pull-down menu → Combination charac- ters → Special characters [Enter] button Determines the entered characters and closes the on- screen keyboard.
Use an SD memory card Insert an SD memory card (option) Step 1 Open the SDHC/SD memory card slot cover. Pull the tab down. SDHC/SD memory card slot cover Step 2 Insert a SD memory card to the slot until it clicks. Hearing a click means that the card is properly inserted.
Login operation at startup When "Off" is selected for "Auto login" (☞ page 59), the recorder will start up in the logged-out state after com- pleting the system check. When the operation window is displayed on the main monitor, enter a user name and password as follows: Note: Step 1 •...
Monitor live images When the recorder started up, live images from cameras will be displayed according to the configured settings. Live images from cameras are displayed via the recorder. Image data Network cameras Main monitor (HDMI) Recorder Sub monitor (BNC) Sub monitor (HDMI) It is possible to display live images on a 1-screen or on a multiscreen.
Camera number panel Camera title: Shows the first 5 characters of the pre- Depending on the number of the registered licenses viously entered camera title. of the additional camera kit, the screen pattern will (Character color) change to 9-/16-/24-/32-screen. White: Camera is registered. Gray: Camera is not registered.
Wide view operation panel Camera number panel Multiscreen buttons Camera number panel Multiscreen buttons Depending on the number of the registered licenses The screen pattern buttons will be displayed as fol- of the additional camera kit, the screen pattern will lows.
Change the camera display position on the screen The default camera display positions are as follows: 1-screen (16:9) 4-screen (16:9) 6-screen (4:3) 9-screen (16:9) 16-screen (16:9) 24-screen (4:3) 32-screen 1-screen (4:3) 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12...
Switch between control screen and wide view screen Camera images will be displayed on a full screen. [Wide view] button of the control screen [Ctrl screen] button of the wide view screen Step 1 Note: • Clicking the [Wide view] button again will switch Click the [Wide view] button (☞...
1-screen display Live images from cameras can be displayed on a 1-screen. Displaying images on a control screen Step 1 Note: • Another way to display images on a 1-screen is to When displaying in a multi-screen, click the 1-screen double-click the camera number panel of the button of the "Multiscreen select".
Display images from cameras on a multiscreen Live images from cameras can be displayed on a multiscreen. Displaying images on a control screen • The audio of the selected camera will be output. Step 1 (It is possible to fix audio to be output on "Audio Click one of the [Multiscreen select] buttons.
Display or hide the camera title It is possible to display/hide the camera title displayed on the monitor. Note: Step 1 • The setting to display/hide the camera title will be Each time the [OSD] button is clicked, the camera retained until the power is turned off.
Operate the camera When displaying live images from a camera with the panning/tilting function on a 1-screen or 4-screen, the fol- lowing camera operations are available. Note: • It may be impossible to operate the camera or some functions may be inoperable depending on the model of the camera.
[Position] [Back] button Registers the current orientation of the camera as a Closes the "Camera control [Advanced]" and returns preset position. Moves the camera to a previously to the camera control panel. registered preset position. Note: [Setup] button • Controlling the cameras is not possible on the Displays the camera setup window for registering a wide view screen and on the 9-Screen/16-screen.
Zooming Zoom the displayed camera image in/out by zooming the camera lens. Depending on the models of the con- nected cameras, the available zooming factors may be different. Refer to the operating instructions of the cam- era for further information. Note: Step 1 •...
Iris (brightness) adjustment Adjusts the lens iris of the camera. Step 1 Step 3 When displaying the images on a 4-screen, select the Click the [–] or [+] button. desired cameras. It is possible to reset the set brightness by clicking the [Reset] button.
Register camera preset positions Register the current camera position as a preset position. The preset positions can be registered only when using a camera supporting the preset position function. Step 1 Step 4 When displaying the images on a 4-screen, select the Click the [D]/[C] button in the [Position] box to select desired cameras.
Select a preset number (1 - 256) to be registered. Note: • On some Panasonic camera models, preset posi- tion number 0 is registered as home position. Refer to the "readme.txt" on the provided CD-ROM about the supported cameras.
Set up mask areas Set up mask areas of the camera. For further information about this function, refer to the operating instructions of the camera in use. Step 1 Step 4 Click the [Setup] button. Click the [End] button. The camera setup window will be displayed. The mask area setting will be completed and the →...
Initial position setup Tilting degree adjustment, vertical angle adjustment, horizontal adjustment of image clipping position can be performed. For further information about this function, refer to the operating instructions of the camera in use. Step 1 Click the [Setup] button. The initial position setup window will be dis- →...
Event function The recorder will take an event action when any of the following events occur. • Terminal alarm: An event when an alarm input signal is supplied from an external device such as a door sensor to the alarm input terminal on the rear of the recorder. •...
When an event occurs, a notification will be sent to a PC ● ● to a PC according to the in accordance with the settings made under [Panasonic Panasonic alarm protocol alarm protocol]. (☞ Page 41, 57) setting Display the images on a Display the images recorded by the camera associated ×...
Cancel the alarm action The recorder will take an alarm action according to the settings configured in advance when an event occurs in the alarm mode (ALM). Information of the occurred alarm will be displayed on the status display panel of the main monitor.
Record images Live images can be recorded on the recorder. Images from up to 32 cameras can be simultaneously recorded with this recorder. Network cameras Image data Recorder Record images (schedule recording) Recording can be automatically started and stopped according to a previously specified schedule. Refer to page 39 for schedule recording.
Play recorded images Display the images recorded on the recorder’s hard disk on the main monitor. Playback operation can be made while recording. Playback of images can be controlled from the operation dis- play area. Refer to page 125 and following pages for playback operation. Image data Main monitor Recorder...
Playback operation panel In playback mode, operation buttons are displayed on the playback operation panel. In addition to the opera- tion buttons, the playback operation panel displays the playback status. Normal status (during display of live images) Image playback status Playback pause status The functions of the buttons are as follows: Function...
Function Example Operation Fast forward/Fast Playback speed of fast playback will be changed in the following reverse button order each time the fast forward button is clicked: Step2 (Approx. 2x) → Step3 (Approx. 4x) → Step4 (Approx. 8x) → Step5 (Approx. 16x) → Step6 (Approx. 32x) → Step7 (Approx. 48x) Playback speed of fast reverse playback will be changed in the following order each time the fast reverse button is clicked: Step2 (Approx.
Play images from a designated point It is possible to start playback from a designated date & time or the latest recorded image. Play image recorded at a designated date & time Start playback by designating the date & time of a recorded image on the date & time operation panel. Date &...
Play the latest recorded image When this button is clicked, playback of the latest recorded images will start. The starting point is around 30 seconds before the date & time of the latest recorded images. Date & time operation panel (normal display) Step 1 Click the [Go to last] button.
Playback by designating a timeline When playback starts, the date & time operation panel will change to playback display. This section explains how to use the timeline display to designate a playback date & time by operating the play- back slider. Date &...
[Playback slider] [Jump interval]/Jump buttons Displays the time during playback. Drag and drop the Move the playback point by a given amount of time playback slider to a desired time on the timeline to and play back from that point. Clicking the [<] / [>] start playback from that time.
Search and play Search a desired recorded image and play it. There are the following 2 searching methods. • Play images selected from alarm and error logs (Log search) • Search and play images recorded triggered by the motion detection of the camera (VMD search) Play images selected from logs (log search) Display the alarm log list or error log list, and click a date &...
Step 4 Note: To stop playback and return to live images, click the • Playback can also be stopped and live images stop button on the playback operation panel. can also be displayed by the following operations: (☞ page 125) •...
Step 4 Note: Click the [Search] button. • Playback can also be stopped and live images This will run a VMD search within the designated → → can also be displayed by the following operations: search range and display a list of results. It is •...
Set up VMD areas, etc. [VMD search setup] Set up VMD areas within images and a mask duration. Step 1 Note: Display the images from the camera to search on a • As the detection areas will be set up to match the 1-screen.
Copy recorded images Copy images recorded by the recorder onto SD memory card or external storage devices (External HDD and USB memory). It is recommended to make back-up copies on a regular basis for unexpected situations such as malfunction of the hard disk drives.
Note: Note: • The copy panel cannot be displayed in the web • To attach a code for alteration detection, click the browser when it has already been opened by [Advanced] button. On the advanced setup win- another user. When copying is already underway, dow, set [Attach the alteration detection code] to the copy cancel window will be displayed.
Important: Step 5 • Do not disconnect the SD memory card or the Enter the password, and then click the [Next] button. external storage device when copying is being For character entry, refer to "About the operation of performed. Otherwise the data stored on the SD on-screen keyboard"...
Format SD memory card To copy recorded images onto an SD memory card, an unformatted SD memory card or an SD memory card formatted with a PC or another device is required to be formatted with this product. Important: • Formatting will delete all data and setup information stored on an SD memory card.
Play back copied images with this recorder Display a list of recorded images copied onto an SD memory card (copied data), select recorded images from the list, and play them. It is possible to search for copied data using filters. Important: •...
Configure the network settings The recorder can be operated using a mouse or from a web browser on a PC (excluding certain functions and settings). On the following pages, operation from a web browser, setting up the PC and related matters will be described.
Step 2 Step 4 Click "View network status and tasks". Click [Properties] The "Network and Sharing Center" window will be → → displayed. Step 3 Click "Local Area Connection". The "Local Area Connection Properties" window → → will be displayed. Step 5 Click "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)", and then [Properties].
Step 6 Select [Use the following IP address] and set "IP address" and "Subnet mask" as follows: • IP address: 192.168.0.9 • Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Depending on the network configuration, it is neces- sary to configure "Default gateway". Contact the sys- tem administrator for further information about the settings.
Network security of the recorder The security function of the recorder q Access restriction by the user authentication It is possible to restrict users to access the recorder by selecting "On" for "User authentication". (☞ Page 59) w Access restriction by changing the HTTP port number By changing the HTTP port number, it is possible to prevent illegal access such as a port scanning, etc.
The ActiveX control and the viewer software ( ☞ page 172) will be installed at the same time. • When any ActiveX control for a Panasonic Important: recorder other than this product is already • Refer to a network administrator for the set user installed, uninstall "WebVideo ActiveX"...
About the operation window Top Page Status display area Current time display area Image display area Download opera- tion area [CAM] tab [HDD] tab [Control] button Image display area Displays operations such as searching for and copy- Playback images and live images will be displayed. ing recorded images, search results and log informa- The camera title is displayed at the upper left and the tion.
Control panel The following operation panels will be displayed when the [Control] button is clicked. List display area [Multiscreen] box • [Copy data] button Images recorded using up to 4 cameras can be Select [SD] for "Disk/Medium" to display this but- played simultaneously on a multi-screen.
List display area To display search results or a list of copied data, refer Number of data: Displays the total number of listed to "Search and play recording events" (☞ page 163) data. and "Check a list of copied recorded images" (☞ No: The number will be displayed in the order of page 170), respectively.
Setup panel The following setup panel will be displayed when the [Setup] button is clicked. The settings such as the date & time display of the recorder can be configured. Refer to the "Settings of this product" section starting from page 9 for setup items and their further information. Refer to page 177 for basic operations.
Status display area Live/playback status display area Other status display area Recording indicator Live/playback status display area : Indicates fi ltering of recording events. The status of an image (live image/recorded image) will be displayed. The following information will be Recording indicator displayed: Indicates the status of recording.
Download operation area [Start]/[End] setup [Start]/[End] setup [Viewer] button Specify the time range for downloading images and Download the viewer software for playing the down- audio by setting a start and end time. This operation loaded images and audio. is available only during playback on a 1-screen. (☞...
[Preset Position] box • [Regist] button Register the current camera position as a preset position. Select a preset position number (1 - 256) by click- ing the [C] button after moving the camera to a position to be registered as a preset position, and then click the [Regist] button.
Monitor live images Live images will be displayed in the web browser window. It is possible to display live images on a 1-screen or a 4-screen (multiscreen) and to expand the image display area across the full screen. Display images on a 1-screen To display live images on a 1-screen, take the following procedures.
Display images in wide view Display live images across the full screen. When working on a 1-screen, click the [Wide view] button (the opera- tion panel will disappear). To return the wide view image to the original size, right-click on the image and select "Ctrl screen" from the dis- played menu.
Operate the camera When displaying live images from a camera with the panning/tilting function, the following camera controls are available. It may be impossible to operate the camera or some functions may be inoperable depending on the model of the camera. •...
Focus adjustment Adjusts the focal point. The auto focus function is available. Focusing can be adjusted by clicking the [Near] button or the [Far] button. The auto focus function can be performed by clicking the [Auto] button. Iris (brightness) adjustment Adjusts the lens iris of the camera.
Auto mode Activates the auto mode function of the camera. Step 1 Click the [C] button in the [Auto mode] box, and then select the desired auto function from the following. Auto track: The camera will automatically track an object moving on the screen. Auto pan: The camera direction will automatically move (pan) between the start point and end point set in advance.
When an event or an error occurs, information about ing [ALM] button. (☞ Page 159) the event/ error will automatically be notified to the registered PC according to the "Panasonic alarm pro- Display the error button tocol" setting. To receive a notification and display...
Cancel the alarm action To cancel the alarm action manually, click the [ALM] button in the status display area. The alarm action will be canceled. The event recording will stop and return to the operational status just → → before the event occurred. Cancel the error action When an error (trouble) occurred on the recorder, the recorder will take the error action (a series of actions that notifies of the error occurrence).
Play recorded images Display camera images recorded on the recorder’s hard disk. There are 2 ways to play recorded images as fol- lows. Play image recorded at a designated date & time. Search and play recorded images. Playback operation can be made while recording. Step 1 Note: Click the [HDD] tab on the top page of the operation...
About playback operation The following operations are available during playback: Function Example Operation [Play]/[Rev play] button • Plays recorded images. • Plays back recorded images in reverse. Playback and reverse playback may not work when the [Play] or [Rev play] button is clicked while recording images at a lower frame rate.
Play image recorded at a designated date & time Start playback by designating the desired date & time of a recorded image. Playback operation can be made while recording. Step 1 Click the [Cam. select] button on the top page of the operation window, and select a camera for playback from the camera selection box.
Search and play recording events (REC event search) Search the recording event list for a recording event and play it back. Important: • To use recording event search, "HDD" must be selected for [Disk/Medium]. It is also possible to filter recording events using the search filters. •...
[Total] Displays the total number of searched data. When more than 10001 data matched, the ">10000" indica- tion will be displayed. [All list] button Cancels filtering and displays all recording events. [Refresh] button Updates the list to the latest one. [Prev page] button Displays the previous page of the list.
Motion detection search and playback (VMD search) Search for recorded images from images recorded triggered by the VMD function of cameras by designating a time range. Click a date & time on the result list to play corresponding recorded images. Important: •...
Step 5 Click the date & time of the desired recording event. Playback of recorded images of the selected → → recording event will start. (About playback opera- tion (☞ page 161)) Note: • Up to 100 logs are saved in the list. When more than 100 logs are filed in the search result, ">...
Copy recorded images Copy images recorded by the recorder onto SD Step 3 memory card or external storage devices. It is recom- Specify the detailed conditions of recorded images to mended to make back-up copies on a regular basis be copied. Specify the information to be set as condi- for unexpected situations such as malfunction of the tions.
[Password] To copy with password protection, mark the corre- Important: sponding checkbox and enter a password. (5 to 8 • Do not remove the SD memory card during copy- alphanumeric characters) The password will be ing on the SD memory card. It may damage data required to play back the copied data.
Download recorded images currently being played Designate the start point and the end point of recorded images currently being played and download images to a PC. When downloading recorded images, recorded images and audio will be downloaded as an image data file (filename.n3r) and an audio data file (filename.n3a) respectively.
Check a list of copied recorded images Display a list of data (recorded images) copied on an SD memory card, and then select a recorded image to play from the list. It is possible to search for copied data using filters. Available filters are "Date & time range" and "Camera".
[Evt] Event type will be displayed. (☞ Page 163) [Audio] Nothing will be displayed here. Important: • Do not remove the SD memory card during play- back of copied data on the SD memory card. It may damage data on the SD memory card. Note: •...
The executable folder is copied in the following folder together with recorded images. Copying on an SD memory card Folder: [Drive]: \PRIVATE \MEIGROUP \PSS \NVR \ND_Viewer When the copy destination is an external storage device Folder: [Drive]: \Panasonic\NVR\ND_Viewer Refer to page 174 for how to use the viewer software. Note: •...
Install the viewer software When the older version of the viewer software is installed on a PC, uninstall it before installing the newer ver- sion. Step 1 Step 2 Double-click the downloaded file (wvasetup.exe). Click the [Install] button. The installer launches. Follow the instructions of The Installation will start.
How to use the viewer software Select "ND_Viewer" from the start menu ("All programs" – "Panasonic" – "Network Disk Recorder" – "ND_ Viewer") or double-click the ND_Viewer icon on the desktop. For images copied on an SD memory card or external storage devices, double-click the executable fi le (ND_ Viewer.exe) to launch the viewer software (see page 172 for the fi ling location of the executable fi le).
• When the number of displayed image data files has reached 100, no more files can be added. The total number of selected image data files is dis- played under "Total:" on the list. • Clicking the [ ] button will delete all data dis- played on the list.
Detect alterations It is possible to detect alterations in data (☞ page 169) if a code for alteration detection has been attached to the downloaded data. When data to which the alteration code has been added is selected, the [ALT CHECK] button will be displayed. Clicking the button starts alteration detection and displays the result in a window.
Setup Basic operations Step 1 Step 3 Click the [Setup] button. Click the button for the desired submenu. Step 4 Configure each setting item. Click the [Set] button after completing the settings. The settings will be applied. When moving to →...
Update the firmware To update the firmware of the recorder to the latest version, proceed as follows. Refer to page 68 for the operations when the firmware is saved on the SD memory card. Step 1 Download the firmware of the latest version onto a hard disk drive of a PC.
Notification by e-mail Alarm mail The camera/PC port address are indicated in an alarm mail as follows. Contents of the alarm mail (example) In NV300 (192.168.0.250), alarm was occurred. Occurrence date and time: xxxx-xx-xx xx:xx:xx GMT+xx:xx (Example. 2010-1-1 12:00:00 GMT+9:00) Alarm descriptions: Alarm descriptions, camera channel or alarm number will be described.
Indication Description Status RAID5 1down: EXTx RAID5 1 DOWN RAID5 2down: EXTx RAID5 2 DOWN RAID6 1down: EXTx RAID6 1 DOWN RAID6 2down: EXTx RAID6 2 DOWN RAID6 3down: EXTx RAID6 3 DOWN HDD RAID5 Recovery failure: EXTx RAID5 RECOVERY FAILURE HDD RAID6 Recovery failure: EXTx RAID6 RECOVERY FAILURE Copy media FULL:...
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 in the table or a problem is not described below. Symptom Cause/solution Reference Recording cannot be performed.
Symptom Cause/solution Reference Cannot access from the web • Is the Ethernet cable firmly connected to the Installation browser. 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX or 1000BASE-T port? Guide Confirm the cable is firmly connected. • Is the connection indicator of the network port lit? When it is not lit, connection to a LAN is not estab- lished or a network is not working correctly.
Symptom Cause/solution Reference An error message is displayed when • Decrease the number of the selected files or select files trying to launch the viewer software after launching the viewer software. − by dragging and dropping multiple files onto it. When displaying images on a multi- •...
"This site might require the follow- Control...". − ing ActiveX control: 'wvasetup.exe' Click the "Install" button on the displayed "Security from 'Panasonic System Networks Warning" window. Co., Ltd.'. Click here to install..." • Click the information bar and select "Download File...".
Glossary ActiveX Control DNS (Domain Name System) A software module developed by Microsoft. It is used The long lists of numbers or IP addresses that are to add functions, downloaded from a web server via used in network environments are difficult to remem- the Internet or intranet, to Internet Explorer.
FTP (File Transfer Protocol) IP address (Internet Protocol Address) A protocol that is commonly used for transferring files The identification number assigned to PCs connected over the Internet. via IP networks such as the Internet or an Intranet, or to individual communications devices. Do not assign Full duplex the same address to multiple devices, especially on Communications method that allows simultaneous...
Port number Router A sub address set below the IP address to connect Placed in between different networks, a router sends multiple parties simultaneously for communication data to the proper destination via network. If data on (TCP, UDP, etc.) on the Internet. the network is addressed to an external network, routers send the data to the outside of the network Primary (DNS) server...
Subnet A small network used as a unit of administration when a larger network is divided into smaller networks. Large networks in corporations, for example, the net- work can be broken down into smaller networks called "subnets" to make the network more manage- able and lines used more efficiently.
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