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Swann HomeSafe View User Manual

Swann HomeSafe View User Manual, .HomeSafe View: Live Swann DVR viewing on your iPhone and iPad, HomeSafe View supports the following features: Multi-channel viewing with up to 16 cameras on screen at the same time (16ch view works best on iPads) Play back stored recordings from your DVR on your handset or tablet (requires high upload speed internet) Capture video from your camera live view to your iPhone to play back later Capture single and multi still images and save these to your iPhone's picture library Control PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) cameras remotely

HomeSafe View for Windows

If you're having trouble with the size, placement or look of this software, please check out this article (link)!

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The new HomeSafe View software is used for our new range of hybrid HD-over-Coax recorders.

Use the Wizard in the Help menu for a walkthrough of adding a recorder.

Link to the software user guide

NB:not the recorder. This is, therefore, not the username/ combination you use to access the recorder itself.

Read Next : Swann Security VMS Download Guide

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Introduction & Wizard

Installing HomeSafe View on your computer allows you to monitor the cameras on your DVR or NVR. You can also change configuration settings, access saved video files as well as the ability to retrieve your recovery code if you have forgotten your device's password.

The following instructions are for the Windows version of HomeSafe View. For Mac users, download our separate instruction manual.

Download HomeSafe View to your computer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete .

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1.When you first run HomeSafe View, you will see the following:

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2.Click the “Enable Auto-login” checkbox then click the “Login” button to continue. You will see the following:

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3.To enter the Wizard, click “Help” then click “Open Wizard”. You will see the following:

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4.To start the Wizard, click the “Next” button.

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Click the “Add online device” button.

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HomeSafe View will detect your DVR or NVR connected to your router (if your DVR or NVR does not appear, check that your device is connected to your router using the supplied Ethernet cable).

5.Click your device then click the “Add Selected Device” button.

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Device Name: Enter a name for your device (you may want to use the same name used for your DVR or NVR).

User Name: Enter “admin”.

Password: Enter your DVR or NVR's password. When finished, click the “Add” button.

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6.Now that you have imported your DVR or NVR to HomeSafe View, you need to add your device to the Groups panel.

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Click your device then click the “Import” button. Your DVR or NVR will be added to the Groups panel. Click the button next to “My NVR” to display the channels available.

Click the “Next” button then click the “Finish” button to complete the Wizard. The “Control Panel” will now be displayed.

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Main View: This is Live View mode. Each camera connected will be displayed. Access to the camera toolbar is available and you can record video and save snapshots directly to your computer.

Remote : This allows you to remotely play video that is located on your DVR or NVR's hard drive. You have the choice of playing video that matches your schedule (),

continuous recordings (Normal) or events triggered by an alarm.

Group Device Management: Click this if you need to make changes to your DVR or NVR configured in the Groups panel, or if you want to add additional devices.

Local Log Search: Search log files for actions performed within the software.

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Account Management: Add or change a password or to change user privileges.

File Management: Access videos and snapshots saved directly to your computer.

System Configuration: Change configuration settings for the software such as save location for videos and snapshots, language selection and log keeping duration.

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Local Playback: This function is not compatible with the DVR and NVR's supported. For local playback click “File Management”.

Local Record Management: Allows you to create a local recording schedule for each camera connected.

Alarm Config Management: Change settings for alarm notification.

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1.Click this to reveal your DVR or NVR and the channels available. If you have multiple devices added, you can select channels to view.
2.Click this to view alarm notifications (this feature is only available if you have an NVR). Any time motion is detected or if there is an alarm event, a notification will be displayed.
3.Click this to display the software full screen. Press the “Esc” key on your keyboard to return

back to a window.

4.Click this to select a different camera view. Up to 128 cameras can be displayed.
5.Click this to stop live view of all cameras. To view your cameras again, you will need to drag your device to the viewing window.
6.Select a camera and click this to record video directly to your computer.

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8 & 9. When viewing a single camera or a group of four cameras, click these buttons to view the previous or next camera or group of cameras.

10.When viewing a single camera or a group of four cameras, click this to automatically switch between channels at specific intervals. Move the slider to change the interval time.
11.Click this to monitor audio (if supported).
12.Click these to auto-hide the alarm notification window or to maximise the alarm notification window.

Camera Toolbar: Move the mouse over a camera to reveal the camera toolbar. This provides access to recording video, saving a snapshot, PTZ controls, stopping live view, digital zoom, image settings and audio monitoring.

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1.Select from one or more cameras that you would like to search on and display for playback.
2.Leave this on “Mainstream” to play video at the highest available resolution (Substream can be selected if needed).
3.Click the drop down menu to select the video type that you want to search on. In most circumstances “Motion” would be selected

but you can change this to “All” if you want to search for all video types.

4.If synchronous playback is required with all cameras selected, click the checkbox to select, otherwise leave it unchecked.
5.Click on the date that you want to select for playback then click the “Search” button.
6.Click the “Play” button to play.

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Video matching your search criteria will start playing. You can navigate by using the playback interface or by clicking directly on the timeline.

7.Click this to pause playback.
8.Click this to stop playback.
9.Click this to play video in slow motion. Subsequent presses will increase the action. Press the “Play” button for normal playback.
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quent presses will increase the action. Press the “Play” button for normal playback.

11.Click this to display the software full screen. Press the “Esc” key on your keyboard to return back to a window.
12.Click this to display a single camera. Subsequent presses will cycle through each camera input available.

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13.Click this to display four cameras at once.
14.Click this to display nine cameras at once.
15.Click this to display sixteen cameras at once.
16.Click this to enable or disable audio playback (if supported).
17.Click these to zoom in and out of the timeline. This will give you more precise control when navigating.

Camera Controls: The controls on the playback interface are duplicated here. There is an additional button allowing you to play video frame-by-frame (the controls are not available when selecting synchronised playback). You can also enable digital zoom, record video, save snapshots and download one or more events directly to your computer.

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To change configuration settings on your DVR or NVR remotely, click “Group Device Management” (from the Control Panel) then click the spanner button that will appear when hovering the mouse over your device.

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This function is an advanced feature that is used to manage the cameras connected directly to your NVR as well as compatible IP cameras connected to your router. In most circumstances, the functions available here will not be needed for general use of your NVR.

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Ircut Mode: Lets you choose how the camera handles color and how it manages the transition from daytime to night-time and vice versa: GPIO Auto: This will instruct the camera to switch automatically from “Color Mode” to “Black White mode” and vice versa. This will be suitable for most camera locations. Color Mode: This will instruct the camera to

operate in color mode only. In low light conditions, the color will be quite faint. Image clarity will also be reduced in low-light conditions.

Black White Mode: This will instruct the camera to operate in black & white mode only.

Ircut Delay: Controls the delay of the IR cut filter when transitioning from daytime to nighttime.

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Lens Flip & Angle Flip: Turn the image upside down and/or horizontally reverse the orientation of the image.

Angle Trad (8 channel model): Rotate the image by 90°, 180° and 270°.

Back Light: Improves exposure of an object that is in front of a light source. This may happen if an object is in front of a window or if a person is coming in from the outside. The camera will

pick up the natural light, therefore the object or person in the foreground becomes dark. If the camera is mounted in a location where this is required, click the drop down menu to enable. BLC Level: If “Back Light” has been enabled, you will see this option available. Click the drop down menu to select the level of back light compensation to apply.

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3D Noise Reduction: This function will reduce the overall noise content for recordings done at night or in lower light conditions. In most circumstances, the default selection will be suitable for most camera locations but can be adjusted if needed:

Manual: Click the drop down menu and select “Manual”. Click and hold the slider left or right to change. Just be aware that setting the value

too high, can result in a “trailing” effect (also known as motion blur) on moving objects appearing on-screen.

WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) : This function will balance out images that have a large dynamic range. It does this by brightening dark areas and darkening bright areas. Click the drop down menu to enable.

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AGC (Automatic Gain Control): This function allows an increase in sensitivity, enabling operation in lower light conditions. The camera will automatically boost the gain control so that objects can be seen more clearly. Click the drop down menu to select a level of control.

White Balance: This function adjusts for lighting in order to make white objects appear white in photos. One of the factors that affect correct

image reproduction is the light source which illuminates the scene. One of the indicators for an improper white balance setting are dark colors which appear faded, shifted, or a completely different color altogether. If this is happening, click the drop down menu and change this to “Manual”. If the colors appear correctly, leave the default setting.

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Manual: When selecting this mode, click and hold the red, green and blue sliders left or right to change.

Shutter: This function controls the length of time a camera's shutter is open and the amount of light reaching the sensor. In low light situations, the shutter needs to stay open longer in order for the sensor to receive enough light.

Time Exposure: When selecting “Manual”,

click the drop down menu to select a different exposure time. The lower the number, the slower the shutter speed (this will create a motion blur effect). Some experimentation is recommended to select the best settings.

Defog Mode: This function extends visibility and improves video quality if there is moderate to heavy fog or haze. If selecting “Manual”, click and hold the slider left or right to change.

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Show Name: Leave this enabled to display the camera name in Live View mode, otherwise click the checkbox to disable.

Show Time: Leave this enabled to display the date and time in Live View mode, otherwise click the checkbox to disable.

Name: Enter a name for the camera you've selected.

Record Time: It's recommended to leave this enabled, as a timestamp will be embedded on all video recordings. This allows you to easily identify when events have occurred. You can disable this if you wish.

Covert: When enabled, the camera will detect motion and trigger your DVR or NVR to record, but you will not see an image of the camera in Live View mode.

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This function can be used to obscure all or part of your image for privacy (up to four privacy masks can be created per camera).

Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Privacy Zone: Click the checkbox then click and hold the mouse over the camera and select the desired area to create a mask.

You can reposition and resize each mask to overlap each other.

Copy: Click this to apply all settings to the other cameras.

Clear: Click on a mask (a yellow border will appear) then click this to delete the mask.

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Record: If disabled, your DVR or NVR will detect motion but it will not record.

Stream Mode: By default, your DVR or NVR will record both Mainstream and Substream video (known as DualStream on your device).

PreRecord: Allows your DVR or NVR to record for a number of seconds before an event occurs. It's recommended to leave this enabled.

Copy: Click this to apply all settings to the other cameras.

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Normal Record: Your DVR or NVR will constantly record for a set period of time.

Motion Record: Your DVR or NVR will only record when motion has been detected from one or more cameras.

Each square represents 30 minutes. Using the mouse, select the desired recording mode then click on a particular square to change

or click and drag the mouse over the squares corresponding to your desired time period. The same action can also be applied if Normal or Motion recording is not required (on one or more sections that have recording enabled).

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Resolution: The recording resolution is automatically selected to match the cameras connected. If you have a DVR with older cameras connected, lower the resolution to “960 x 480” for NTSC and “960 x 576” for PAL.

FPS: The number of frames per second (fps) that your DVR or NVR will record or stream.

Bitrate Mode: You have the choice of selecting

a predefined or user-defined bitrate.

Bitrate: The amount of data that your DVR or NVR will use to record or stream video.

Audio (DVR only): Enable this if you have an audio source connected to your DVR.

Rate Control: Select the compression used to record or stream video on your DVR or NVR.

Copy: Click this to apply all settings to the other cameras.

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Resolution: The resolution is set according to the capabilities of your DVR or NVR. Some models give you the option to change the resolution (check your device's instruction manual for more information).

FPS: The number of frames per second (fps) that your DVR or NVR will record or stream.

Bitrate Mode: You have the choice of selecting

a predefined or user-defined bitrate.

Bitrate: The amount of data that your DVR or NVR will use to record or stream video.

Audio (DVR only): Click the checkbox if you have an audio source connected to your DVR.

Rate Control: Select the compression used to record or stream video on your DVR or NVR.

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This function is only visible if you have an NVR. Enable: It's strongly recommended leaving this option enabled as there is no benefit if it is disabled (if disabled, Substream will be used to stream video).

Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Resolution: The default resolution is 640 x 480. You can select a lower resolution if you're having issues streaming to your mobile device or

computer via HomeSafe View.

FPS: The number of frames per second (fps) that your NVR will record or stream.

Video Code Type: The default method of compression is H.265. This will result in less hard drive space used when recording (before older videos are automatically overwritten).

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Bitrate Mode: You have the choice of selecting a predefined or user-defined bitrate.

Bitrate: The amount of data that your NVR will use to stream video to your mobile device. For cameras that monitor medium to high traffic areas, increase the bitrate to add more detail to the camera's image, but just be aware this will increase the bandwidth required. Increase the bitrate in small doses until you are satis

fied with the image quality.

Rate Control: Change this to VBR. This will result in a lower recording size as well as a lower bandwidth requirement. You can select the recording quality that will define the variable bitrate used, from lowest to highest.

Copy: Click this to apply all settings to the other cameras.

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This function is only visible if you have a DVR. Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Auto Capture: When enabled, your DVR will take a snapshot each time an event occurs.

Stream Mode: Leave the default selection. This will save each snapshot at the camera's native resolution.

Normal Interval: The length of time that must elapse before a snapshot is taken.

Alarm Interval: When setting a Motion capture schedule, a snapshot will be taken each time motion has been detected according to the interval selected.

Manual Capture: Enable this feature if you would like to manually take a snapshot using the Manual Capture button.

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Normal: A snapshot will be taken every 5 seconds using the default selection.

Motion: A snapshot will be taken each time motion has been detected according to the interval selected.

Each square represents 30 minutes. Using the mouse, select the desired capture mode then click on a particular square to change or click

and drag the mouse over the squares corresponding to your desired time period. The same action can also be applied if Normal or Motion capture mode is not required (on one or more sections that have been enabled).

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Type: The default method of connection to your network for your DVR or NVR is DHCP (check your device's instruction manual for more information).

Client Port: This port number is used by your DVR or NVR to send information through. The default number will work in most situations.

HTTP Port: This port number is used to log into your DVR or NVR from a remote location.

Mobile Port: This port is not used.

The IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS can be changed when selecting “Static” for the connection type.

UPNP: This is not required when using UID to access your DVR or NVR via the HomeSafe View app. You can enable UPNP if required.

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Email: Click “Enable” for email notifications.

Encryption: Leave this on “AUTO”. This ensures your device will always use the correct encryption for your email provider.

SMTP Port: Gmail 00587. Outlook 00587.

SMTP Server: Gmail “smtp.gmail.com”. Outlook “smtp.live.com”.

Users: Input the email user name.

Sender Email: Input the email address.

Sender Password: Input the email password. Receiver Email: Input the email address that you want to send email alerts to.

Interval: This is the length of time that must elapse after your device sends an email alert before it will send another.

Email Test: Click to verify the information is correct then click “OK”. A message will appear if the test has been successful.

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Enable DDNS: Click the checkbox to enable.

Server Address: Leave the default selection.

Host Name: Enter the domain name that is

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User Name: Enter the username (host name) for your account.

Password: Enter the password for your account.

DDNS Test: Click this button then click “OK” to confirm your account details. Click “OK” to close.

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RTSP Enable: Click the drop down menu to enable.

Verify: Leave the default selection if you would

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RTSP Port: The default port number will work in most circumstances.

RTSP Username: This is the user name that you enter if verification has been enabled.

RTSP Password: Enter a new password if verification has been enabled.

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Channel: Select a camera to edit.

Enable: Motion detection on your DVR or NVR is enabled by default.

Sensitive: This option allows you to change the sensitivity level. The higher the number, the more sensitive your device will be when detecting motion.

Record Channel: When motion has been detected, you can instruct your DVR or NVR to

trigger recording from the other cameras available. Click the checkbox next to the camera that you want to trigger.

Select All: Click the checkbox to trigger all cameras for recording.

Post Recording: This option instructs your DVR or NVR to record for a set period of time after an event has occurred.

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Full Screen: Click the checkbox if you would like to view the camera full screen in Live View mode when motion has been detected.

Show Message: When motion has been detected, the motion icon will appear on-screen. Click the checkbox if you want to disable this. Send Email: Click the checkbox to enable your DVR or NVR to send an email alert when motion has been detected.

Buzzer: When motion has been detected, you can enable your DVR or NVR's buzzer to alert you for a predetermined amount of time.

To change the default motion detection area, click “Clear” then click and hold the mouse over the camera and drag to select the area that you want to create. To select the entire area, click “Check All”.

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Overwrite: This instructs your DVR or NVR to overwrite the oldest video files as the hard drive becomes full. You also have the option of disabling this or selecting the amount of days events are kept before they are overwritten. It's recommended to leave the default selection as this prevents your device from running out of storage space.

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Remote Configuration: Device – PTZ

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If you have a compatible PTZ camera connected to your DVR or NVR, you can use the PTZ controls to move the camera as well as the ability to zoom into an object and to control the level of focus (if available).

Consult the instruction manual included with your PTZ camera then match those settings here.

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Remote Configuration: Device – Cloud Storage

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When the “Capture” function has been enabled, your DVR or NVR has the ability to copy snapshots to the cloud via Dropbox.

Cloud Storage: Click the drop down menu to enable.

Channel: Select one or more cameras that you would like to enable for cloud storage.

Time Trigger: The length of time that must elapse before snapshots are copied over.

Motion Detection: Leave this option enabled. Device Name: Enter a name to be used for the folder in Dropbox. It's recommended to use the same folder name that is listed on your device. Receiver Email: This is the email address used to receive an email regarding cloud activation. Activate Cloud: Click this to enable cloud storage.

Upgrade Cloud Storage: This has no function.

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Remote Configuration: System – General

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Device Date: Click the calendar icon to change. Device Time: Click the dialogue box to change the time.

Use PC time: Click this to sync the time with your computer.

Date Format: Click the drop down menu to select the preferred date format.

Time Format: Click the drop down menu to select the preferred time format.

Language: Select a language you would like the system menus to be displayed in.

Video Format: Select the correct video standard for your country. USA and Canada are NTSC. UK, Australia and New Zealand are PAL.

Menu Time Out: Click the drop down menu to select the time your DVR or NVR will exit the Main Menu when idle.

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Show Wizard: You can enable the Startup Wizard to appear each time you turn on or reboot your DVR or NVR, otherwise leave it disabled.

Daylight Saving Time: If Daylight Saving applies to your time zone or region, click the checkbox to enable.

Time Offset: Select the amount of time that Daylight Saving has increased by in your time zone. This refers to the difference in minutes,

between Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and the local time.

Daylight Saving Time: You can select how Daylight Saving starts and ends.

Enable NTP: This is enabled by default.

Server Address: The default time server will work in most circumstances.

Time Zone: Select a time zone relevant to your region or city.

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“admin” in the User List. Enter your current missions that you want to enable.

password first then enter the new password.

The password has to be a minimum of six char

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Additional user accounts can also be enabled.

Click “user1”, click the drop down menu to en-

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Remote Configuration: System – Info

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This tab displays technical information about your DVR or NVR.

If you call our helpdesk for assistance, our staff may ask you to access this tab to assist them in solving any technical issues that you may be having.

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Remote Configuration: System – Channel Info/Record Info

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The Channel Info and Record Info tabs display the Main Stream, Sub Stream and recording settings used for each camera connected.

If you call our helpdesk for assistance, our staff may ask you to access this tab to assist them in solving any technical issues that you may be having.

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Remote Configuration: Advanced – Firmware Update

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Update File Path: Click the “Select” button to load the firmware, click “Open” to confirm then click “Start”. When the firmware upgrade has completed, your DVR or NVR will reboot automatically.

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Remote Configuration: Advanced – Load Default

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Select All: Click the checkbox to restore all default settings then click “Save”. Your DVR or NVR will reboot and the Startup Wizard will appear on-screen.

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Remote Configuration: Advanced – Events

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Whenever there is an event or if your DVR or NVR displays unusual behaviour, you can be alerted to in multiple ways.

Event Type: Select the event type that you would like to change.

Enable: Click the checkbox if you would like to disable alerts for the event selected.

Buzzer: Click the drop down menu and select the time period for the internal buzzer to acti

vate for the event selected.

Show Message: Click the checkbox if you like to disable the on-screen message for the event selected.

Send Email: Click the checkbox if you would like to disable email alerts for the event selected.

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Auto Reboot: It is recommended to leave this enabled, as it maintains the operational integrity of your device

Reboot: Choose an appropriate day and time to reboot your device.

Select restart user: When rebooting, you can select which user that you want to log into as.

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File Management

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This function allows you to access videos and snapshots saved directly to your computer.

1.Select a camera that you would like to search on.
2.Click “Picture” for snapshots or “Video” for videos.
3.Leave the default selection.
4.Click the calendar icon and select a start and end time to search on.
5.Click this button to search.

Snapshots or videos matching your search criteria will be displayed. Double click to display a snapshot or play a video.

6.Select a snapshot or video and click this to delete.
7.Select a snapshot or video and click this to save to a different location.

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Language: English is the only selection available.

Log Keeping time: This controls how long log files will be kept for within the software, adjust accordingly.

Enable audio on multiple channels simultaneously (DVR only): If your device has multiple audio inputs and you have an audio source connected to those inputs, you can instruct the

software to enable these inputs in Live View mode.

Enable Auto-login: When starting HomeSafe View, you will automatically be logged in.

Resume Live View Status: When closing and reopening the software, Live View mode will run automatically.

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System Configuration: File

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Saving Path of Video Files: Click this to select a different save location for videos saved directly to your computer.

Saving Path of Pictures: Click this to select a different save location for snapshots saved directly to your computer.

Download Record Type: Leave the default selection as this will save files in AVI format providing the widest compatibility for playback.

Alarm when disk space is less than: You can adjust this for low disk space notification.

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System Configuration: Alarm Sound

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The options here allow you to select a different audio file (WAV format only) that can be used to alert you when an event has occurred. Click the speaker icon to play the audio file.

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Local Record Schedule

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As your DVR or NVR is your primary recording device, it's recommended that this function not be used due to the limited resources available. You can use “Remote Playback” to remotely play video that is located on your DVR or NVR's hard drive.

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Alarm Config Management

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It's recommended that you configure the alarm panel directly on your NVR (check your device's instruction manual for more information).

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