2 X11 ECO Series DVR Price competitive with Wholesale Clubs Feature Rich High ReliabilityField UpgradableEasy to setupEasy to supportEasy to Use
3 Main Live View Screen Camera shows man walking when it is in motion. Shows network connectivityShows presence of Disk in unitShows how full the hard drive is.Red film indicates that it is recordingRemote controls allow for instant local recording, taking snapshots and provides bandwidth control
4 Main Menu Right click screen to bring up top menu bar. Pull mouse down from first icon to pull up main menu iconClick on Main Menu icon to pull up menu icons.
5 Record Setup Click on the Record setup icon The HHD Full setting determines what to do when the HDD is 99%.You can set it to overwrite data in a circular fashion or to stop recording.You can set up the OSD (On Screen Display) for each of the camerasIf Video Preservation is enabled it will not overwrite any video until that amount of time has passed. If hard drive fills up before the end of that time it will stop recording. Max number is 999 hours or 41 daysQuality and Frame Rate setup is usually the only button used.
6 Quality and Frame Rate Setup View Normal needs to be clicked to control all the time recordingView Event needs to be clicked to control recording by motion3 resolution settings5 quality settingsFPS allocation depends on resolution setting.
7 Event Setup Click on the Event Setup Icon This has two choices. Sensor setup is for external inputsMotion Setup will bring up the next screen.If Motion Popup is enabled than the camera that has motion will show full screenEnable check turns motion detection onSensitivity is used to determine level of motion
8 Motion Area Setup Click on Mask Mouse Selection This allows the user to click on squares with the mouse to toggle between active and inactive detection.All area detection makes everything activeMask all area deactivates motion detection.Make choice regarding changes and exit.
9 Schedule Setup Click on the Schedule Setup Normal is full recording Motion recording is set up separatelySensor recording only relates to external inputs5 different schedules can be createdYou can define Holidays (these vary from country to country)This is done universally not on a per camera basis.
10 Camera Setup Click on camera setup icon Click on the number of the camera you want to work with.If you select “mask” the video will not be visible to users at the unit.Name allows user to assign a name that is associated to the picture.
11 Account Setup Click on Account setup icon Clicking change underneath the icon in bottom left changes the icon associated with the admin account.Click on Permissions next to a user name to set up that userChanging the password in bottom right changes the password admin passwordPut in current, new and confirm the new password and then click “change admin password”Uncheck box next to user name to deactivate that account
12 User PermissionsPassword Expiry Date automatically terminates the rights of that user. If it is left unchecked the account will continue to work indefinitely.Clicking on setup, network, ptz, playback, utility, and backup gives the user rights to those functionsRemote and playback mask means that user cannot see those images when they log in or upon playback. (they will see the video if downloaded)
13 Network Setup Click on network icon ADSL tab provides user name and password for authentication.DHCP allows the dvr to pull an dynamic address.LAN allows you to put in a static address.3G works currently with HuaWei 3G devices. You will need to input dial up, pin, and APN information
14 HTTP Setup This allows users remote access into system. Port allows you to change remote access port.Quality and FPS determine bandwidth usage.Uncheck to make camera unavailable remotely
15 DDNS Setup Enable DDNS Chose DDNS service If ez-dns is chosen input host name of your choice. (It may take 4-6 hours to activate)If i-dvr.net is chosen input the username and password from the bottom of the DVR.Other DNS services require you to go to their web sites and set create user names and passwords on those servers.
16 Mail SetupMail Setup will enable the DVR to send s when certain events occurPut check in box to enable notificationProvide mail server info including user name and passwordChoose what events to triggerClick on receiver and input up to ten addreess
17 PTZ Setup Click PTZ setup Choose camera and check “enable PTZ” Choose protocolChoose ID (every camera must be unique)Choose Baud rateIf using keyboard choose from list
18 SYSTEM SETUP DVR Name and location are for information only User can change menu languageDisplay setup allows user to adjust OSD (On Screen Display)
19 Date & Time Choose 24 hour time format or am pm Choose one of nine date display formatsChoose top or bottom for date time positionManually change the time via the “change date and time button
20 Time Setup cont.Time zone setup is done by offset from Greenwich Mean TimeEnable or disable DSTInput DST start and end timeCheck “automatically synchronize” for internet time.Put in IP address or name of time server
21 Device setup Mouse speed Click Buzzer and Relay to bring up next screenEnable or disable key beeps.Determine what output occurs when different events happen
22 Spot Monitor Spot monitor only displays live images Check on Skip Video channels will prevent blank screens from being presented.Choose dwell time length.Check cameras to be included.
23 Utility Setup Click on utility icon HDD Initialization will format the hard driveUSB Initialization will format a USB deviceSystem Recover restores default settingsReset system events will clear the logCopy Setup to USB will save setup to be uploaded to a different unit by clicking on download setup from USBUpgrade is used to upload new firmware from a USB device
24 DiagnosticUser does not interact with this page. It provides system info including firmware version, mac address and information about the hard drives.
25 Search Setup On main menu click on the search setup icon Within Search setup you can search by event, (motion, external input) or by time
26 Time Search Click on date Move Red slider bar Click on arrows next to numbers to advance hour, minutes and secondsYellow means video present break in bar means no video24hour clock
27 Backup Click on Backup icon to enter menu Choose start and end time Choose save to deviceClick on calculate and if space required is lower than space available than start button will illuminate
28 Event Search Event search provides a list of all events Click on Criteria to bring up a screen which will allow user to filter on 8 items.Upper right corner can be used to narrow the time frame to filter.Motion and video loss can be filtered on a per camera basis.
29 PTZ Click on PTZ control to bring up the control pad On control pad you use arrows to move camera aroundYou can choose presets and start tours