13 Using the Main Menu
Use the Main Menu to access the full feature set of the recorder.
To open the Main Menu:
Click on the Main Menu button (
) on the Taskbar from the live viewing screen.
Hover over one of the options in the menu to browse options in full view. Click to make a selection. If prompted, enter the
user name (default: admin) and your secure password.
13.1 Main Menu Overview
Username: Displays the name of the user account that you are currently logged into the system with.
Settings: Configure options for display, recording parameters, network settings and more. See
13.2 Settings Menu
for full instructions on using the Settings menu.
Playback: Search for and view video recordings and snapshots. See
for full instructions on using the Playback menu.
Device: Configure HDD recording mode or format HDD. See
for full instructions on using the Device menu.
System: Configure system date and time, user profiles, and system information including logs. See
13.3 System Menu
for full instructions on using the System menu.
Advanced: Perform firmware upgrades, restore unit to default settings, configure system warnings and more. See
13.4 Advanced Menu
for full instructions on using the Advanced menu.
Restart: Restarts the recorder. You must enter the user name (default: admin) and your secure password before the unit restarts.
Shut down: Shuts down the recorder. You must enter the user name (default: admin) and your secure password before the unit shuts down.
Log in / Log out: Log in or log out of the unit. This is useful for switching between users.
13.1.1 Copying Channel Settings to Another Channel
Many parts of the recorder menu allow you to customize settings for only one channel at a time. In these cases, you can use the Copy function to copy your settings for one channel to others or all channels of the recorder.
To copy channel settings to another channel:
Set your preferences for one channel and click Save.
Use the dropdown next to Copy to select the channel you wish to copy settings from. Use the dropdown next to To to select another channel or select All to copy to all connected channels, then click Copy.
Click Save to save your settings.