20 Connecting Audio Devices
The system supports Lorex HD audio cameras, which transmit audio through the same network cable used for video connection
and powering the camera. The system can also record one audio channel using the AUDIO IN port on the rear panel. You must have a self-powered microphone or an audio camera with an RCA–type audio connection to use
The second RCA-type connector on the back panel is the AUDIO OUT port, which can be used to connect a self-powered speaker that will play audio from the system (requires audio-capable camera
or self-power microphone).
To enable audio recording:
From the Live View display, right-click to open the Quick Menu, then click Main Menu.
, then click RECORDING. Click the Recording tab on the top panel.
Select the channel where the audio camera is connected.
Select the type of recording to enable audio for. If you wish to record audio at all times, ensure you configure both Continuous and MD
(Motion Detection) recording.
Configure the following:
Audio/Video: Ensure all boxes are checked.
Audio Encode: Select an audio codec (G711a or AAC recommended).
Sampling Rate: Select an audio sampling rate (8000 recommended).