Press "Ctrl" + "F" and enter DVR "Cat Code" from ID Label to search this page (using Internet Explorer browser)
Following applies to:
DVMR-4C DVMR LAN 4 DVMR LAN 8 DVMR LAN 16
DVMR Power-Off procedure:
Before Powering-Off press 'Menu' button, when the login 'enter Password' screen is displayed it is safe to Switch Power Off. If power is switched off or cut when DVMR is in any other mode data may be corrupted / lost.
HARD DISK DRIVE
Use recommended HDD: Disregard any information about HDD Brand/Make mentioned in the User Manual supplied with DVMR Use Hard Disk Drive - Make - Type - Size recommended on product Web Page these have been tested for maximum reliability - other types may be unreliable.
Data Corruption Daylight
Saving - Time / Date changes - Power sags /cuts.
Data corruption may occur: If DVMR is not powered off correctly. If mains power sags or is interrupted. If Date or Time are changed.
If data has been corrupted (Common symptoms are: cannot Record / Replay / Search / HDD not detected / etc) The HDD should be cleared/formatted and the DVMR reset to Factory Defaults, this procedure is detailed in DVMR User Manual.
Uninterruptible Power Supply.
This will reduce or eliminate the likelihood of problems caused by Mains Power 'failure' or 'sags' that can result in loss of Data not written to Disk and/or corrupt other Data.
PC Based Systems: Use Automatic Shut-Down software linked to the UPS to ensure an orderly Shut-Down before the Battery discharges, this will minimise the likelihood of OS problems, HDD damage and loss of Data.
Stand-Alone Systems: MAXIMISE RELIABILITY use a UPS Ensure DVR is 'Idle' before the Battery discharges.
PC Based Systems: Excess temperature will usually affect reliability and the long-term durability of hardware, consider this aspect and if necessary "fit additional fan or fans" in PC Case to improve cooling.
Stand-Alone Systems: Do not enclose DVR in unventilated spaces such as cabinets, etc., ensure DVR vents are unobstructed and periodically clean vents and fans. Do not bundle up Power Supply with cabling etc., position it such that air is free to flow around it.
|Unstable - Noisy
Digital Video Recording Systems are generally less tolerant of incorrect or noisy video signal levels, degradation can occur due to poor poor cabling, splitting of the signal from Camera to other devices, Ground Loops, Induced Voltages, Cross-Talk, etc.
Visit this page for a Link to sources of information about Ground Loops, Video Hum, Hum Bars, Cross-Talk, Noise, etc.
|Remote View general
information not model specific.
Browser Based Remote Access ActiveX Problems details of how to install ActiveX Components on your PC.
Modem - Router - Forwarding information about configuring hardware for remote access.
Network Glossary here.
Port Forwarding - Router information here.
|Pan & Tilt - RS485
Stand-Alone DVMR Systems: Use following settings with DomePTZ-2 & DomePTZ-3 Speed Domes. These instructions set the Camera to address 1 and associates it with DVMR Channel 1, additional P/T Cameras need to be set to address 2, 3...etc.
DVMR: (in MISCELLANEOUS SETUP / PANTILT CMD SETUP)
COMMAND TYPE = PELCO DTYPE
Press DVMR P/T Key select Camera 1 (up Key) and command (left/right) Keys then press Play (Enter) to send command to Camera. Valid commands are PAN LEFT, PAN RIGHT, TILT UP, TILT DOWN, LEFT UP, RIGHT UP, RIGHT DOWN, LEFT DOWN.
DVMR: (in EXTERNAL DEVICE / PANTILT SETUP / COMMAND SETUP)
Rear Panel press-to-release terminals: #1 is RS485 (-) negative, #2 is RS485 (+) positive
Press DVMR PTZ Key, select Channel with +/- Keys, select Command with Menu & Next Keys, press Enter Key to send command to Camera, selected Channel & Command are displayed at top left corner of screen. Valid commands are PAN LEFT, PAN RIGHT, TILT UP, TILT DOWN, LEFT-UP, RIGHT-UP, RIGHT-DOWN, LEFT-DOWN.
DVMR: (in SYSTEM / PTZ CONTROL)
CAMERA SPEED 2400
Select Channel 1, Press PTZ Key, press SEL Key, press UP/DOWN/RIGHT/LEFT Key to send command to Camera and Start/Stop motion.
Switch 1 = On (Sets camera to address 1)
refer to Camera User's Manual for other addresses.
Blue Wire = RS485 (+)
DVMR-AV4HR Settings to establish direct
LAN connection between DVMR and PC
(using a 'Crossover' Cable).
DVMR LAN8(CD) &
DVMR LAN16(CD) To establish
direct LAN connection between DVMR
and PC (using a 'Crossover' Cable).
|Stand Alone DVMR -
How to force PAL or NTSC TV
To Force PAL TV System hold Up and Right buttons in when Powering On.
To Force NTSC TV System hold Up and Left buttons in when Powering On.
*** Some firmware versions require use of Menu button instead of Up, for example PAL = Menu and Right.
PC CD Player Application for DVMR-LAN CD Versions
Remote View Application for DVMR-LAN4C & DVMR-LAN4CD
Remote View Application for DVMR-LAN8 & DVMR-LAN8CD
Remote View Application for DVMR-LAN16 & DVMR-LAN16CD
PC CD Player Updated (720 x 576 Save) Application for DVMR- N8CD, DVMR-N16CD, DVMR-8+ & DVMR-16+
Remote View Application for DVMR- N8 / N16 CD
Remote View Application for DVMR-N8 / N16CD with Scaleable Transmission Speed (V1.5, V1.94)
Remote View Application for DVMR-8+ & DVMR-16+
Internet Relative Software DVMR- J8H / 16H applications (Client, H.264 TX, Player, Backup) version 188.8.131.52
Internet Relative Software DVMR- J8H / J16H applications (Client, Player, Backup, H.264 TX, CMS) version 184.108.40.206
Network Client V2 Application for DVMR-AV4HR
Network Client "Vista" compatible application for 2006 and later versions of DVMR-AV4HR
USB Playback Codec (‘ffdshow’) for DVMR-AV4HR
Network Client Application for DVMR-AV4HR/CD
|User Manuals for
stand-alone DVMR. (if not listed
search On-Line Catalogue for product Web Page which often includes a
link to 'User Manual')
DVMR LAN 4 Remote Viewer
DVMR LAN 8 & 16 Remote Viewer
DVMR N8CD Version 1.30
DVMR N16CD Version 1.30
DVMR N8CD Version 1.50
DVMR N16CD Version 1.50
DVMR-8+ & DVMR 16+ are too large to download Printed Manual is supplied with DVMR and on CD ROM.
Network Glossary here.
Port Forwarding - Router information here.
CDR Backup info here.
To suit DVR4rt-H264
To suit DVR16-H264v2
To suit DVR4-100
To suit DVR16+960H
Version 1.0.8 (080521) to suit DVMR-AV4HR with Firmware Version 1.0.4 (070628) via USB Memory Stick.
Version 5.6 to suit DVMR-LAN4C, DVMR LAN4CD and DVMR-LAN4AV, PC to DVMR via RS232.
Version 2.45 to suit DVMR-LAN8C & DVMR LAN8CD, PC to DVMR via RS232.
Version 2.47A to suit DVMR-LAN/16 & DVMR LAN16CD only available on pre-programmed *EEPROM.
Version 1.58 to suit DVMR-N8CD Hardware Version REV-B. / ES3 & ES5, via CD-ROM.
Version 1.58 to suit DVMR-N16CD Hardware Version REV-B. / ES3 & ES5, via CD-ROM.
Version 2.12 to suit DVMR-N16CD - Version 1.94 via CD-ROM.
Version 1.33.03 to suit DVMR- J8H / 16H via USB/PC.
Firmware updates (above) encompass improvements incorporated over the full life cycle of DVR, following an update there may be no noticeable changes - latest firmware is not essential to DVR operation.
Firmware is only available for units purchased more than 12 months ago, is free-of-charge and provided as-is without any guarantee. IMPORTANT: There is a small but real risk that DVR can be rendered unserviceable if an error or disruption occurs during firmware upgrade.
To obtain Firmware Download URL & Instructions send an e-mail with 'Invoice Number', 'Cat Code', 'Serial Number' (from DVR 'ID Label' which is marked N266), together with all 'Firmware version' details from DVR version information page. If all information is not provided or purchase date is earlier than 12 months ago you will not receive a reply.
Hard Disk Drives: