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User Manual for Server and Remote Version 2003G

Toll Free: 1 800 947 3566

http://www.elmousa.com/

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ELMO DVR User Manual 2003G V2.07

Published 05/31/2004

Copyright © 2004 ELMO Manufacturing Corp.

All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced or trasmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner and the publisher.

Table of Contents

 

ELMO DVR Server and ELMO DVR Remote .........................................................................................................

1

INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................................

2

Welcome ................................................................................................................................

2

Limited Warranty .......................................................................................................................

2

General ..................................................................................................................................

2

Precautions ..............................................................................................................................

3

Unpacking ...............................................................................................................................

3

ELMO DVR Back View .................................................................................................................

5

Connecting the Serial Cable ..........................................................................................................

6

ELMO DVR SERVER ............................................................................................................................

7

Starting your ELMO DVR Server ......................................................................................................

7

Understanding the Main Screen .....................................................................................................

7

CONFIGURING YOUR SERVER ...............................................................................................................

10

Camera Setup ..........................................................................................................................

10

Sensor Setup ...........................................................................................................................

11

Control Setup ..........................................................................................................................

12

External Monitor Setup ...............................................................................................................

13

Motion Detection ......................................................................................................................

13

Managing Users .......................................................................................................................

15

Schedule Setup ........................................................................................................................

16

Screen Division ........................................................................................................................

18

Communication ........................................................................................................................

18

Server Information ....................................................................................................................

20

Audio Settings .........................................................................................................................

22

System Setup ..........................................................................................................................

22

Intelli-Zone™ ...........................................................................................................................

24

Storage Structure .....................................................................................................................

25

E-Map ...................................................................................................................................

27

View Log Records .....................................................................................................................

28

Intelli-guard™ ..........................................................................................................................

29

Email ....................................................................................................................................

30

Virtual Ruler ............................................................................................................................

32

Importing and Exporting Setup Information ........................................................................................

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BACKING UP RECORDED VIDEOS ...........................................................................................................

35

Quick Backup ...........................................................................................................................

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Encrypted, AVI, or Email Backup ....................................................................................................

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Performing a Snapshot Backup ......................................................................................................

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Setting up Backup Schedules ........................................................................................................

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K-Remote Backup Server .............................................................................................................

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SEARCHING SAVED VIDEOS .................................................................................................................

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Search Mode ...........................................................................................................................

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Searching by Date and Time .........................................................................................................

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The Timeline Bar ......................................................................................................................

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Bookmarks ..............................................................................................................................

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Search Mode Control Panel ..........................................................................................................

48

Performing an Object Search ........................................................................................................

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Index Search ...........................................................................................................................

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PAC INTEGRATION ............................................................................................................................

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Setting up PAC Text Overlay .........................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR REMOTE ..........................................................................................................................

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Introduction to your Remote Software .............................................................................................

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Managing your Servers ...............................................................................................................

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Connecting to Servers ................................................................................................................

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Viewing Cameras ......................................................................................................................

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Multiple Server Connections .........................................................................................................

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BACKING UP RECORDED VIDEOS LOCALLY ...............................................................................................

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Backup Media Types ..................................................................................................................

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Automatic Backup .....................................................................................................................

65

Manual Remote Backup ..............................................................................................................

66

K-Remote Backup Server .............................................................................................................

68

SEARCHING RECORDED VIDEOS ............................................................................................................

69

Searching Videos Stored on a Local Drive .........................................................................................

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Connected Server .....................................................................................................................

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PERFORMING A LOCAL SETUP ..............................................................................................................

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Setup Configuration ...................................................................................................................

73

Communications Setup ...............................................................................................................

73

Other ....................................................................................................................................

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List of Figures

 

Required Items ..........................................................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR Rear View .................................................................................................................................

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Serial Cable Warning ..................................................................................................................................

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Keyboard ................................................................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR Server Main Screen ......................................................................................................................

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Camera Setup ..........................................................................................................................................

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Sensor Setup ...........................................................................................................................................

11

Control Setup ..........................................................................................................................................

12

External Monitor .......................................................................................................................................

13

Motion Detection ......................................................................................................................................

14

Schedule Setup ........................................................................................................................................

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Copy To .................................................................................................................................................

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Custom Configuration .................................................................................................................................

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Screen Division ........................................................................................................................................

18

Communication ........................................................................................................................................

19

Server Information ....................................................................................................................................

21

Audio Settings .........................................................................................................................................

22

System Settings .......................................................................................................................................

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Intelli-Zone™ Setup ...................................................................................................................................

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Storage Setup ..........................................................................................................................................

26

Storage Structure .....................................................................................................................................

26

File System Types .....................................................................................................................................

27

E-Map ...................................................................................................................................................

28

View Log Records .....................................................................................................................................

29

Intelli-guard ............................................................................................................................................

30

Email ....................................................................................................................................................

31

Virtual Ruler ............................................................................................................................................

32

Search Mode Quick Backup ..........................................................................................................................

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Backup Screen .........................................................................................................................................

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Backup Dialog window ...............................................................................................................................

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Setup Backup Schedule ..............................................................................................................................

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Add Schedule ..........................................................................................................................................

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K-Remote Backup Server .............................................................................................................................

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Search Mode ...........................................................................................................................................

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Timeline Bar ............................................................................................................................................

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Bookmark Window ....................................................................................................................................

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Object Search ..........................................................................................................................................

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Index Search ...........................................................................................................................................

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PAC Text Overlay ......................................................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR Remote Main Screen ....................................................................................................................

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Server Connect Window ..............................................................................................................................

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Creating a New Site ..................................................................................................................................

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Server Connection - Lan Window ...................................................................................................................

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Connecting server progress window ................................................................................................................

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Remote Software Main Screen ......................................................................................................................

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No camera selected prompt. .........................................................................................................................

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Connecting Server progress window ...............................................................................................................

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Multi-Site selection tool ..............................................................................................................................

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Multi-Site selection too. ..............................................................................................................................

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Disconnecting from a server. ........................................................................................................................

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Search mode select window - Displays local drives to search from and backup types. .....................................................

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Remote video recording options .....................................................................................................................

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Search ModeBackup button ........................................................................................................................

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K-Remote Backup Server .............................................................................................................................

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K-Remote Backup Server .............................................................................................................................

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Disconnecting a K-Remote Backup process. .......................................................................................................

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Search Mode Select window. .......................................................................................................................

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Search Mode Select window - Showing previous backup data. ................................................................................

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Local Video Search/Playback window ..............................................................................................................

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Remote Search/Playback window ..................................................................................................................

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Local Setup Configuration ............................................................................................................................

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Local Communication Setup .........................................................................................................................

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Local setup - Other Tab ...............................................................................................................................

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Network Port Settings window ......................................................................................................................

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List of Tables

 

Required Items ..........................................................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR Server Main Screen Features ...........................................................................................................

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ELMO DVR Remote Main Screen Features ........................................................................................................

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Insert to New Site Window Features ...............................................................................................................

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Thank you for purchasing our ELMO X-SeriesDigital Video Recorder (DVR). ELMO Manufacturing Corp. is a registered trademark of ELMO Company LTD.

This manual will guide you through the usage of ELMO DVR Server and ELMO DVR Remote software. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our website at http://www.elmousa.com or contact our technical support team.

ELMO warrants this product to be in compliance with its own plans and specifications, and to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for all parts, excluding the Hard Drives, for a period (or the equivalent) of three

(3) years after the original purchase date. During this period, ELMO will replace parts at no charge; however, labor costs will be charged after one (1) year.

Hard Drive: Parts + Labor = 1 year warranty

Other Parts: Parts + Labor = 1st year only*

Parts: 2nd and 3rd year only

* N.B.: Compact (CP) units are warranted for only one (1) year, parts and labor.

This warranty excludes costs for initial technical adjustments (setup) which are the responsibility of the dealer from whom you purchased the unit. It also excludes damages due to misuse or neglect. Damages resulting from electrostatic discharge (ESD) will not be warranted. This warranty does not cover damages beyond ELMO's control. In no event shall ELMO be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of anticipated profits, loss of time or any other losses incurred by the buyer in connection with the purchase, installation, operation or failure of this product. We, ELMO and its agents, are not responsible for viruses. Users should install anti-virussoftware on their DVR at their own risk. For more details on the limitations of this warranty, contact your distributor.

**For technical assistance, please call: 1-800-947-3566

To obtain service, please follow these steps:

1.Arrange for delivery of your equipment to: ELMO, 1478 Old Country Road, Plainview, New York, 11803, USA.

2.All shipments should be shipped prepaid, insured and properly packaged (preferably in the original packaging) and accompanied by a letter outlining the defect.

3.Supply your warranty registration, bill of sale, or other evidence of purchase date.

NOTE: The ELMO DVR must be used with an Uninterruptible Power Supply (rated at a minimum of 500 watts), with range protection. Failure to do so will void all warranties!

This product is the product of ELMO's advanced technology and has passed extensive reliability and compatibility tests. Copyright of this manual belongs to ELMO, and may not be reprinted or reproduced without prior written permission. If you need to modify or repair your system, we recommend that you contact a certified ELMO Dealer/Installer. Otherwise, the system warranty will be voided. Should you have any problems or questions with our product, contact your local ELMO Dealer/Installer. This product is certified for domestic and industrial use: CE certified for Europe, and FCC certified for the USA.