Milesight-Troubleshooting-How to configure recording in new firmware(7X.9.0.1 or above)

Milesight-Troubleshooting-How to configure recording in new firmware(7X.9.0.1 or above).pdf

1. What is New Firmware ?

The new firmware will be used from 7X.9.0.X, which makes the NVR experience faster, more responsive, more stable and more delightful. And lots of optimization are based on it.

2. Disk Settings

Ensure your NVR has been installed and the HDD has been initialized.

Please check it on ‘Storage’ -> ‘Disk’ interface. When the HDD is first installed on the NVR, you need to click ‘Initialize’ to initialize the HDD. When the status shows ‘Normal’, you can start recording settings.

Disk Settings

3. Continuous Record Settings

If you want to configure continuous record, please refer to the following two ways.

(1) Configure on monitor:

a. Select ‘Storage’→‘Record schedule’.

b. Select channel and click ‘Continuous’ button.

c. Drag a square in the time table to set record effective time. It is convenient for you to set or clear all corresponding schedule by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All".

Continuous Record Settings

Or you can click "Edit" to edit schedule. Select Day, Record Type and Time to finish editing.

Continuous Record Settings

(2) Configure on web:

a. Select ‘Storage’→‘Record schedule’.

b. Select channel and click ‘Continuous’ button.

c. Set the record schedule. It is convenient for you to set or clear all schedule by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All".

Continuous Record Settings

After the configuration is complete, the NVR will start recording. You can directly refer to the steps in [5. Check recording files on playback interface] to view the video files.

4. Event Record Settings

If you want to configure event record, please refer to the following steps.

Step1. Record schedule settings

There are two ways to configure.

(1) Configure on monitor:

a. Select ‘Storage’→‘Record schedule’.

b. Select channel and set the record schedule.

You can drag a square in the time table to set record effective time. It is convenient for you to set or clear all corresponding schedule by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All".

Event Record Settings

Or you can click "Edit" to edit schedule. Select Day, Record Type and Time to finish editing.

Event Record Settings

(2) Configure on web:

a. Select ‘Storage’→‘Record schedule’.

b. Select channel and then set the record schedule. It is convenient for you to set or clear all schedule by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All".

Event Record Settings
Note:

1) If you set continuous record for a period of time, there will be continuous recording, and includes event recording during this time.

2) If you set event record for a period of time, there will be only event recording(including Motion Detection, Alarm and Smart Event) without continuous recording during this time.

3) If you set Motion Detection/Alarm/Smart Event record for a period of time, there will be only Motion Detection/Alarm/Smart Event recording without continuous recording during this time.

Step2. Alarm action settings

Take ‘Motion Detection’ as an example, there are two ways to configure.

(1) Configure on monitor:

a. Select ‘Event’→‘Motion Detection’.

b. Select channel , Sensitivity and enable Motion Detection. Set the area for triggering motion detection.

Event Record Settings

c. Set Effective Time of motion detection by clicking "Edit"(Effective Time). It will be more convenient by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All" to set or clear all time settings.

Event Record Settings

d. You can also click "Edit"(Action) to set other alarm actions, such as Audible Warning, Email Linkage, Event Popup, Alarm Output and so on.

Event Record Settings

(2) Configure on web:

a. Select ‘Event’→‘Motion Detection’.

b. Select channel , Sensitivity and enable Motion Detection. Set the area for triggering motion detection.

Event Record Settings

c. Set Effective Time of motion detection by clicking "Edit"(Effective Time). It will be more convenient by clicking "Select All" or "Clear All" to set or clear all time settings.

Event Record Settings

d. You can also click "Edit"(Action) to set other alarm actions, such as Audible Warning, Email Linkage, Alarm Output and so on.

Event Record Settings
Note:

Effective Time is enabled by default. As long as this schedule is enabled, the NVR can receive alarms from the camera side. If you want to customize the time that the NVR receives alarms from the camera side, you can manually edit Effective Time.

After the configuration is complete, the NVR will start recording. You can directly refer to the steps in [5. Check recording files on playback interface] to view the video files.

5. Check the recording status

After the configuration is complete, you can check the recording status on Live View interface and Status interface.

(1) Check on monitor:

① Check on Live View interface

If there is an icon as first one displayed in live view, it indicates that the current channel is recording.

If there is an icon as second one displayed in live view, it indicates motion detection alarm.

If there is an icon as third one displayed in live view, it indicates smart event alarm and alarm input.

Check the recording status

② Check on Status interface

Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Camera Status’ interface, if the current channel is recording, it will show “On” on record bar.

Check the recording status

Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Event Status’ -> ‘Camera Event’ / ‘Alarm’/ ‘Smart Event’ interface, you can check Camera Event here, including Motion Detection, Smart Event and Alarm Input. The icon will turn into red when the corresponding alarm is triggered.

Check the recording status

(2) Check on web:

① Check on Live View interface

If there is an icon as below displayed in live view, it indicates motion detection alarm.

Check the recording status

② Check on Status interface

Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Camera Status’ interface, if the current channel is recording, it will show “On” on record bar.

Check the recording status

Go to ‘Status’ -> ‘Event Status’ -> ‘Camera Event’ / ‘Alarm’/ ‘Smart Event’ interface, you can check Camera Event here, including Motion Detection, Smart Event and Alarm Input. The icon will turn into red when the corresponding alarm is triggered.

Check the recording status

6. Check recording files on playback interface

Select ‘Menu’→‘Playback’ interface, there are two ways to check recording files.

(1) Playback on monitor:

General Playback:

Check General Playback

a. Select General Playback as playback type.

Check General Playback

b. Select Stream Type and channels you want to do playback.

Check General Playback

c. Select date, the day with blue and red letters means that there are record files.

Check General Playback

d. Every channel will get their own file bar.Currently there will only display continuous recording with blue file bar on the general playback interface as shown below.

Check General Playback
Note:

If you want to check event recording, please check [Event Playback] as shown below.

Event Playback:

Check Event Playback

a. Select Event Playback as playback type.

Check Event Playback

b. Select Stream Type and channels you want to do playback.

Check Event Playback

c. Select Event Type.

Check Event Playback

d. Select Start Time and End Time, click "Search" to search the record.

Check Event Playback

e. Click "Search", It would list all videos on the right side of the playback interface.

Check Event Playback

f. Set pre playback and post playback time, then play the video by clicking "Play" button.

Check Event Playback

There will display event recording with red file bar on the event playback interface as shown below.

Check Event Playback

(2) Playback on web:

a. Select Stream Type and channels you want to playback.

b. Select date, only the day with a red mark means that there are recorded files. Click "Play" button to play.

Check Event Playback

c. The tool bar can display continuous and multi-event record. It shows that in this record period what kind of event has happened. The symbolic meaning of each color is shown below:

Blue --- Continuous

Red --- Event, including Motion Detection, Alarm, Smart Event.

Colors of recording
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