SVR-2001 2-in-1 Digital Video Recorder Q & A
Q1: What if I forgot the password?
A1: If you forgot the password created, use the master password “0U*5/2V8Q+” to regain the access to the system-setting- menu page. The master password will default password to blank and you have to recreate your new password.
Q2: What if the hard disk drive is going to be full?
A2: The SVR-2001 will alert an alarm when the hard disk drive capacity is below 350MB. To make new space from the hard disk drive, the operator can (1) change a new drive to record, (2) preprogram the system to overwrite the old video file clips, or (3) format the hard drive and restart recording.
Q3: How to print the recorded video image?
A3: The SVR-2001 is bundled with a PC replay software, DigiAV Player, which allows you to review and print recorded video images from a PC.
Q4: How to copy the SVR-2001 video file clips to a PC?
A4: (1) You can install the same hard disk mobile rack that the SVR-2001 has to the PC. Pull out the SVR- 2001’s hard disk drive and insert into the PC. Then, you can copy the video file clips from that hard disk to the PC default hard disk(s). Or (2) You may use an optional external USB or FireWire Mobile HDD Enclosure. Put the SVR-2001’s hard disk to the enclosure and connect it to your PC (USB port or FireWire port). Then, you are able to access the recorded video file clips and copy to your internal PC hard disk(s).
Q5: How does a blackout (electrical power failure) affect the SVR-2001?
A5: The built-in SVR-2001’s “Power recovery recording mode” ensures recording after power.
Q6: Can I have a bigger recording capacity for the SVR-2001?
A6: Yes. The removable hard disk drive design allows you to change a bigger IDE hard disk drive easily for your need. It supports up to 200GB IDE hard disk drive. In addition, you may purchase extra spare hard drives to rotate.
Q7: How to have better recording image quality in the multi-channel mode?
A7: To have better recording image quality in the multi-channel mode, it is recommended to use same brand CCD cameras.
Q8: What are the meanings of the indications appearing on the Main page?
“PLAY”: Playing the video file clip.
“STOP”: The video file clip has played and finished.
“PAUSE”: Pausing the playing of the video file clip.
“REC”: Recording
“FF”: Forward seeking the video file clip
“FB”: Backward seeking the video file clip
Q9: What are the meanings of the denotation in the video file clip archive?
“•” in red: The alarm-driven recording video file clip
“!” in yellow: The black-out resumed recording video file clip.
“#” in white: The mistaken video file clip.
Q10: How the RAM works in this system?
A10: The system has the default 16MB RAM and can record 38,000 video file clips (if the total file size is within the hard disk drive capacity). When using the scheduled recording ” INTERVAL” with a short interval, you need to make sure the total number of the video file clips will not exceed 38,000 in the intended operation period. Increase the RAM to 32MB can extend the record number to 93,000 video file clips.
Q11: What other shall I know?
A: Method of archives:
Each video file clip is archived for the same date and up to maximum 350MB. The recording which cross the midnight, or over 350MB will be broken for making a new video file clip. This process needs to take a few seconds.
B: “OVERWRITE” mechanics:
When the hard disk drive is full and execute the “OVERWRITE” function, the system will delete the oldest video file clip in the archive. The process takes a few seconds and varies upon the size of the video file clip, maximum 350MB, to be deleted.