|SmatCamDVR Q & A|
|Q1: Can I use the USB mini port to convert my PC into a DVR?
A1:No, the USB mini port can be used for playback or file transfer purposes from the Micro SD card only when a PC card reader is not available.
|Q2: How can I transfer and playback recorded files from my PC or TV?
A2:Yes file transfer and playback can be accomplish by removing the memory card from the SmartCamDVR and inserting it into a compatible SD card reader or PC with built-in card reader. The second methods is to connect the DVR directly to your PC using the supplied mini USB cable.
If you are using a PC:
File transfer and playback recorded files on your TV will not be possible. However, you can get live video feed to output on your TV by connecting the audio/video cable to your TV (no audio for live feed to TV, playing back recorded file contain audio).
|Q3: Can the system adjust to daylight savings time?
A3: No, there is no daylight savings time setting on the SmartCamDVR. Changes to the date/time must be set manually as necessary.
|Q4: What is a TF card?
A4: TF (transFlash) is the same as a microSD card and can be used in devices made for the other.
|Q5: Can remote access to monitor or view my camera?
A5: No, the SmartCamDVR is a stand-alone self contained camera with built-in DVR and cannot be viewed remotely.
|Q6: Can I use the camera without the remote control?
A6: Yes, you can operate the SmartCamDVR using the control buttons located on the back of the camera.
|Q7: Is the SmartCamDVR equipped with night vision?
A7: No, the SmartCamDVR does not come with night vision. We recommend lamp post lighting near-by the SmartCamDVR at night time for best picture quality.
|Q8: I can’t hear any sound on my TV during live view?
A8: The SmartCamSD does not transmit audio during live view but it does record audio which can be heard when playing back recorded files.
|Q9:Can I use SmartCamDVR as a webcam?
A9: No, SmartCamDVR cannot be used as a webcam.
|Q10: Can I control multiple SmartCamDVRs with one remote, or each SmartCamDVR only works with the remote that comes with the package?
A10: Yes, one remote are capable of controlling multiple SmartCamDVR as long as the SmartCamDVR has the IR receiver connected and they are within proximity.
|Q11: When the SmartCamDVR is connecting to a computer, can I view the camera live on that computer?
A11: No, the camera cannot be live viewed on a computer.
|Q12: I accidently delete the setup file, and now I cannot configure the SmartCamDVR. What should I do?
A12: Please visit our software support page, http://www.securitymaninc.com/?page_id=575, and download the setup file.