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Important Notice

For optimal performance, your DX8100 Series Digital Video Recorder (DVR) is configured to automatically reboot each Monday morning at 12:01 AM. Be advised that during the reboot process it can take up to five minutes for recording to resume. For information about the automatic reboot feature, refer to Setting Up Auto Reboot, in the DX8100 series DVR server operation/programming manual. If you have further questions, contact Product Support.

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Contents
Before You Begin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Additional Warnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Regulatory Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 What is A DVR? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 New Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Additional Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Application Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Equipment Rack Mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Back Panel Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Hardware Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Basic Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Network Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 RS-422/RS-485 Communication Port Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Alarm Input Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Relay Output Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Software Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Starting the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Logging in for the First Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Shutting Down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Exiting to Windows Operating System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Setting the System Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Configuring the Regional Setting in the Windows Operating System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Configuring the Language Setting of the DX8100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Setting the System Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Enabling and Using Ctrl+Alt+Del . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Using Ctrl+Alt+Del . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Network Software Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 DHCP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Static IP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 TCP/IP Port and Bandwidth Throttle Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Accessing Network Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 DNS/WINS Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 RS-422/RS-485 Communication Port Software Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Client Software Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Recommended System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Installing the PC Client Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Enabling IPSec Security Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Disabling IPSec Security Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Installing the Client Emergency Agent Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Installing the DX8100 Viewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Installing the DX8100 Web Client . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Recommended System Requirements for Mobile (PDA) Client . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Installing the Mobile (PDA) Client application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

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. . . . . . 66 Appendix E: External Storage Expansion Using DX9200HDDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Using the VSI-PRO Triport Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Required Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Setting Up a RS-232 ATM/POS Device Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 UPS to DVR Communication and Power Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Appendix C: Connecting the Optional DX8108/DX8116-AUD Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Installing KBD300A Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 C2629M (9/06) 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 ATM/POS Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Software Setup for a USB Connected UPS Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Additional Hard Disk Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Accessing the DX8100’s Electronic Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Appendix D: Connecting an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Setting Up a Local Plug-and-Play Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Appendix G: Connecting ATM/POS Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Configuring DX8100 ATM/POS Communication Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Basic Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Printer Software Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Setting Up a RS-422 ATM/POS Device Configuration . . . . . . . . . 84 Connecting ATM/POS Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Appendix A: Printer Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Selecting the KBD300A Operational Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Setting Up Audio Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Preparing the DX8100 to Access Newly Installed Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Setting Up a Local Printer that is Not Plug-and-Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Setting Up a Network Printer . 51 Printer Hardware Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Appendix F: Connecting a KBD300A Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Setting Up Audio Inputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 System with Single DX8100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 System with Multiple DX8100s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 System with Multiple DX8100s and Multiple Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Network with DX8000, Third-Party Domes, ATM/POS, Using KDB300A Keyboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Remove Left and Right Side Plates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Attaching Rack Ears and Handles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Rack Mount Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Back Panel Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Basic Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 LAN/WAN Cable Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 RS-422/RS-485 Configuration Example 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 RS-422/RS-485 Configuration Example 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Cable Wiring Schemes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Alarm Terminal Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Relay Terminal Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Front Panel and Power Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 User Log-in Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Set Admin Password Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Shut Down Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Shut Down Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Control Panel with Regional Options Selected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Regional Options Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Select System Locale Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Regional Options Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 General Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Change Regional Options Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 System Page: Selecting the Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Setting the System Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Network Setup Page: Software Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 DHCP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Static IP Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Base Port and Bandwidth Throttle Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 IP Configuration Status Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 DNS/WINS Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 RS-422/RS-485 Port Setup Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Resource CD Screen: PC Client Installation Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 DX8100 Security Setup Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 DX8100 Client Setup Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Software License Agreement Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Select Installation Folder Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Enabling IPSec Security for the PC Client Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Disabling IPSec Security for the PC Client Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Resource CD Screen: Emergency Agent Installation Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 DX8100 Security Setup Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 DX8100 Emergency Agent Setup Program Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Emergency Agent Software License Agreement Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Select Installation Folder Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Resource CD Window: Native Viewer Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Enter Network Password Dialog Box_C623MD-1015.tif . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Security Warning Dialog Box: ActiveX Control Installation www activex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 PDA to PC Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Resource CD Window: Mobile Client Installation Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Pocket PC Installation Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 License Agreement Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Installing Applications Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Application Downloading Complete Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Resource CD Window: PC Client Installation Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

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Printer Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Printer Setup Window (Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Finding and Initializing a Plug-and-Play Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Printer Window (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Welcome to the Add Printer Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Select the Printer Port Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Name Your Printer Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Printer Sharing Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Print Test Page Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Printer Window (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Locate Your Printer Dialog Box (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Browse For Printer Dialog Box (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 New Printer Detection Dialog Box (Network) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Audio Connector Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Example: 8-Audio Input Cable Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Example: 16-Audio Input Cable Pinouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Audio Output Configuration Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 UPS to DX8100 Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Control Panel Window with Power Options Selected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Power Options Properties Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Critical Battery Alarm Actions Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Single DX8100 to DX9200HDDI SCSI Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Dual DX8100 to DX9200HDDI SCSI Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Shut Down Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Allocation Management Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Opening List of Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Opening Drive Options Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Selecting Allocation Option for Each Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Initializing Drive Allocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Format Warning Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 PDB Database Creation Progress Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Shut Down Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Start Button Shortcut Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 My Computer Quick Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Computer Management Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Write Signature and Upgrade Disk Wizard Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Unallocated Space Shortcut Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Create Partition Wizard Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Select Partition Type Screen Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Specify Partition Size Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Assign Drive Letter or Path Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Format Partition Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Completing the Create Partition Wizard Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Drive Shortcut Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Exit to Windows Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Allocation Management Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Opening List of Drives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Opening Drive Options Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Selecting Allocation Option for Each Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Initializing Drive Allocation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Format Warning Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 PDB Database Creation Progress Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 KBD300A Connected to the DX8100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

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KBDKIT Wall Block and RJ-45 Cable Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Connecting the KBD300A to the DX8100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Setting the KBD300A DIP Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 VSI-PRO DB9-to-DB9 Triport Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Multiple ATM/POS Device Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 PV140 RS-232 to RS-422/485 Converter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 PV140 and User-Supplied RJ-45 Cable Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Device Configuration Page: General Tab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Data Format Dialog Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Data Format List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Assigning a Data Format to An ATM/POS Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Event-Recording Link Settings Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Example of ATM/POS Data Transaction Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

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The Primary DNS Server IP address for each unit.____ ____.____.0.____ ____.Before You Begin Before installing or using your DX8100 Series digital video recorder (DVR).____. (An example is 255. ____.) ____.0.____ 8.____ 7.____ ____.0.____ ____.) ____.____ ____.____.____ ____. and cannot contain spaces or special characters.____.____ ____. A unique system ID for each DVR.____ ____.103.____. (Examples are 10.____.____. obtain and write down the following information from your network administrator: 4.____.____.____. complete and save the information on this page.____ 8 C2629M (9/06) .0.____. System IDs must start with a letter.____.____.____.____ ____.____.____.____. etc.____.____ ____.____ ____.____.____. can be up to 15 characters long. The default gateway IP address for each unit.0.____.____.____ ____.____.____ ____.____ ____. 9005 (fixed) Base Port (Default = 9002) Upgrade Port (Default = 9003) Emergency Agent Port (Default = 9004) Information Port (Default = 9005) 13900 (fixed) Ping Port (Default = 13900) If your network is not configured for DHCP.____ ____.____.____ 6.____. ____.____.____.101. (Site names can be up to 32 characters and can include spaces.____.____.____.0. Obtain and write down the following information from your network administrator: 1.____.____ 5.____.0.____.0.____ 9. The Secondary DNS Server IP address for each unit.____.____. The Multicast Group IP address. Installing the DX8100 DVR on a network will require support from your network administrator.____ ____.____.____. The TCP/IP port numbers that will be used by all DX8100 servers and clients on the network. A unique site name for each DVR. (You must change the system ID of each DX8100 you connect on a network segment to avoid conflicts.____.____ ____.) _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ 3. Contact your administrator to assist you in configuring the network features of the unit. 10.) _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ 2.____.____. 10. ____. A unique IP address for each DVR.____.____ ____.0.____. ____. The subnet mask for each IP address.102.____.____.____. The minimum network requirements for DX8100 Series DVRs include a switched Ethernet LAN with a bandwidth of 100 Mbps.____.____.____.

replace. Pelco recommends that each DX8100 Series DVR be connected to a secure. Do not install any additional hardware on the DX8100 Series DVR other than those devices listed in the documentation accompanying the unit. private network. on the DX8100 Series DVR other than those that have been installed at the factory. Do not directly connect your DVR to a public network such as the Internet. and utilities necessary to operate the DX8100 have been preinstalled on the unit. private network. It is recommended that the recorder be connected to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) capable of supplying 2A for 120 VAC power systems or 1A for 230 VAC power systems CAUTION: The recorder should be installed in an air conditioned room where the temperature is maintained between 50° and 90° F (10° and 35°C) with relative humidity not to exceed 80 percent. All operating system files. or change any existing hardware in the DX8100 Series DVR without first consulting Pelco technical support or an authorized Pelco service center. including the Important Safety Instruction sheet that was supplied with your DVR. you should connect each DX8100 Series DVR to a secure. Do not directly connect your DVR to a public network such as the Internet. Do not install or use any software.Additional Warnings There are important observations and warnings that you should be aware of. WARNING: • • When using the networking capabilities of the DX8100. • C2629M (9/06) 9 . applications. Do not remove. including antivirus utilities. non condensing. When using the networking capabilities of the DX8100. • • • Read and keep all instructions.

prepared by the FCC: “How to Identify and Resolve Radio-TV Interference Problems.” This booklet is available from the U. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.S. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. You may also find helpful the following booklet. Washington D. including interference that may cause undesired operation. Changes and Modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer or registrant of this equipment can void your authority to operate this equipment under Federal Communications Commission’s rules. uses. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference.Regulatory Notices This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERFERENCE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of a Class B digital device. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. However there is no guarantee that the interference will not occur in a particular installation. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Government Printing Office. may cause harmful interference to radio communications.C. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver. 20402. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. and (2) this device must accept any interference received. 10 C2629M (9/06) . This equipment generates.

It also means that alphanumeric information. use the DX8108-AUD or DX8116-AUD audio option to add a total of 8 or 16 audio inputs. video data is recorded and stored on a hard disk instead of magnetic tape. can be synchronously recorded with video. This means no fast-forwarding or rewinding is necessary to locate the data a user wants to view or export. • • The DX8100 is interoperable with your existing DX8000 DVRs. When you need to quickly and easily add more security cameras. The DX8100 supports the Network Time Protocol (NTP). For time-critical security applications. data storage is virtually unlimited. such as date. digital data does not suffer from a loss in quality when copied or moved from device to device. in a DVR. normal scheduled recording. A DX8100 client can operate and administer a DX8100 and DX8000 in the same network. As the security requirements of your business expand into multiple sites and becomes more diversified. you can further increase the DX8100 storage capacity. motion detection. Keeping data digital means video can be easily backed up to a variety of storage media. which allows you to synchronize all networked DX8100s to one NTP time server. If your security project requirements increased storage capacity. ATM/POS.or 16-channel DX8100 to 24 or 32 channels. Alternately. transport. Modern DVRs. video is recorded from one or more cameras and stored for later playback and retrieval. • • • WHAT IS A DVR? A DVR is a video recording and playback device that incorporates all of the essential capabilities of a VCR but adds significant advantages. DVRs with hard disks can be left unattended for extended periods of time. With the optional DX9200 HDDI. Because DVRs rely on hard disks instead of tape. such as the DX8100. C2629M (9/06) 11 . and manipulate. allow users to record. Another key advantage over tape is decreased maintenance. allowing you to build upon your existing DX8000 security system. The DX8100 records video up to 480 images per second (IPS) at a maximum CIF image size. With or without the channel expansion unit. random access to data. you can extend recorded internal storage up to 3 TB. You can network your DX8100s and DX8000 systems and remotely operate the DVRs for continuous. and administer and view live and playback video. you can use the DX9200 HDDI as a redundant RAID solution. as opposed to sequential access inherent to tape-based recording.Description The DX8100 Series digital video recorders (DVRs) are professional security-level DVRs based on a new and innovative hardware platform that is powered by unparalleled and unique high-performance software. play back. As your audio security needs grow. Like a VCR. data is easy to store. you need a professional DVR that you can quickly and effortlessly increase the channel and recording capacity. alarm. Video data can also take advantage of compression technology to increase the efficiency of storage media. Sophisticated video security applications require a network of DVRs to monitor multiple locations. all of the cameras can now take advantage of the increased frame rate of 2CIF and 4CIF recording. however. the new DX8100-EXP 16-channel expansion unit extends the 8. and transaction statistics. With no need to replace tapes. and view live video simultaneously. Storing video in this manner facilitates instant. you must ensure that all video recordings are synchronized to an accurate time source. Unlike analog video recordings. time. Since video remains in the digital domain. The 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port supports today’s high-speed networks.

Alarm. ATM/POS. Search. Live.FEATURES This section describes new and additional DX8100 DVR features. NEW PRODUCT FEATURES The DX8100 1. and Handheld Client Software Proprietary Compression Technology Offering High-Quality and Small File Sizes Local and Remote Administration. and Scheduled Recording Simultaneously 8/16/24/32 Alarm Inputs and 8/16/24 Relay Outputs Camera View Favorites Instant Playback Quick Menu Option to Turn Relays On/Off Live Audio Over the Network Video Loss Event Start and Recovery Time Video Loss Event Linked to an Alarm Up to 480 IPS Recording Rate at 320 x 240 Resolution (NTSC) Up to 100 Servers in Client Tree Connect Any Five DX8100 Servers in a Network or Any Combination of DX8100 and DX8000 DVRs Network Bandwidth Throttling Multiple Displays for Live Viewing or Playback While Recording 6X Digital Zoom on Playback Pre-Motion and Pre-Alarm Recording On-Screen PTZ Control with Positioning Device Programming Capability Includes Remote PC. Web. and Playback Viewing Individual Camera Channel Configuration Display of Cameras from Different Sites on One Screen Dynamically Adjustable Frame Rate and Image Quality for Motion and Alarm Recording and Pre-Alarm Recording Pre-Alarm Recording up to 60 Seconds (up to 15 Minutes with Optional 512 MB RAM Upgrade)* C2629M (9/06) . Motion Detection.0 release includes new features as follows: • • • • • • • • • • • Interoperable with DX8000 DVRs 16-Channel Expansion Box Option Maximum Increased Storage Capacity of 3 TB and External Storage RAID Option with DX9200 HDDI Increased Frame Rate for 2CIF and 4CIF Recording Standard Analog Output 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Port Multicasting NTP Time Server Compatible Standard DVD-R Burner Writes to CD-R and DVD-R Media Up to 704 x 480 Recording Resolution (4CIF) Up to 32 Camera Inputs and Outputs with Auto Termination ADDITIONAL FEATURES The DX8100 includes additional features as follows: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 12 36 Camera Views for DX8100 Server or Client KBD300A Keyboard Support for Camera Selection and PTZ Control On-Line Help ATM/POS Data Interface Support Third-party Dome Support Up to 32 Channels of Audio Recording (Optional) Continuous.

The model number for a customized system is specified differently. Italian. the model number for a 32-channel system with 1000 GB storage. a 32-channel system with 1000 GB storage and an 8-input audio option is stated as follows: DX8132-1000 (32 video channels) and you order the DX8108-AUD option (8 audio inputs) separately. and Preset Tours Display up to 36 Local and Remote Cameras on a Single Screen Only in CIF Print Still Images from Video Export Video and Still Images in Multiple Formats. if an audio option is ordered. TIFF. For example. analog display. and JPEG API Facilitates Development and Integration of Third-Party Applications Ability to Configure Any Number of Camera Inputs for Covert Mode Scheduled Backup *Pre-alarm time estimate based on 16-channel recording at a resolution of 320 x 240 (CIF) and a frame rate of five images per second. ASF. Polish. AVI. French. and audio input option is DX8132-1000MA. Including DX8100 Native. Russian. DX81XX – XXXXXX Channels Storage (GB) Options Channels 8 16 24 32 Storage in GB 250 500 750 1000 1500 2000 2250 3000 Options M = MUX A = Audio MA = MUX and Audio C2629M (9/06) 13 . MODELS The DX8100 Series DVR is available in various model configurations. BMP. Typically. contact your Pelco sales representative. For more information about ordering customized configurations. For example. and Spanish) User-Definable PTZ Presets. German. Patterns. a 32-channel system comes with a 32-channel audio option.• • • • • • • • • • • • • Monitor System Changes Using Activity Logs User-Friendly and Highly Intuitive Graphical User Interface Local and Remote Software Upgrade Capabilities Multilevel Password and User Configuration Automatic Image Watermarking Multilanguage Support (English. Portuguese.

DX8100 Optional Accessories Option Number DX8100-EXP DX8100-ISCI DX8108-MUX DX8116-MUX DX8108-AUD DX8116-AUD DX8100-512RAM DX9200HDDI KBD300A KBDKIT VSI-PRO Description DX8100 16-channel expansion unit Kit DX8100 internal Ultra 160 SCSI card**** DX8100 8-channel multiplexed analog output display card DX8100 16-channel multiplexed analog output display card DX8100 8-channel audio input card DX8100 16-channel audio input card DX8100 memory upgrade from 512 MB to 1 GB External RAID storage expansion unit KBD300A Universal keyboard (requires KBDKIT) Remote keyboard wiring kit AVE Video serial interfaces for ATM/POS***** ****Not available with DX8124-XXXXMA or DX8132-XXXXMA models. *****The VSI-PRO and required cabling is available from AVE.OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES The table below describes DX8100 optional accessories. Refer to the documentation supplied with the optional accessories for instructions on how to install those accessories. Table A. 14 C2629M (9/06) .

3. Phillips. black.Parts List DX8100 parts are listed below. and Mobile Client. 10-32 x 0.375-inch. and both client and server operation/programming manuals 1 Nero Express CD burning software.375-inch 2 Keys in slot 2 and the main Capture card moved to slot 3. #4. Client Emergency Agent. 10-32 x 0. Phillips. pan head with lock washers 16 Screws. flat head 4 Screws.2b C2629M (9/06) 15 . pan head. Phillips. Native Viewer.375-inch. Qty 1 2 1 1 1 Description Recorder Power cords (1 USA standard and 1 European standard) Keyboard Mouse Rack mounting kit 2 Rack ears 2 Rack handles 2 Chassis brackets 2 Adjustable support rails (front) 2 Adjustable support rails (rear) 6 Screws. pan head with nylon washers 10 Screws. 8-32 x 0. 0.750-inch. Version 7. 1 or 2 Alarm input terminal blocks (green) 1 terminal block provides 8 alarm inputs 2 terminal blocks provide 16 alarm inputs 1 or 2 Relay output terminal blocks (blue) 1 relay output terminal block provides 8 relay outputs 2 relay output terminal blocks provide 16 relay outputs 1 Quick Start Installation Guide 1 Quick Start Operations Guide 1 Installation manual 1 DX8100 Recovery DVD 1 DX8100 Resource DVD Includes DX8100 applications for the PC Client. sheet metal. Phillips.2.

Application Examples CAMERA DX8100 SERVER DVR DX8100 DX8100 LAN/WAN FAST ETHERNET SWITCH DX8100 PC CLIENT DX8100 Figure 1. System with Multiple DX8100s and Multiple Clients 16 C2629M (9/06) . System with Multiple DX8100s DX8100 SERVER DVR DX8100 SERVER DVR LAN/WAN DX8100 SERVER DVR WWW CLIENT DX8100 SERVER DVR MOBILE CLIENT Figure 2. System with Single DX8100 Figure 1.

Third-Party Domes. Network with DX8000. Using KDB300A Keyboard Refer to the Operation/Programming manual for instructions on how to operate and program the DX8100 Series DVR.CAMERAS 9-24 DX8100 EXPANSION UNIT CAMERAS 1-8 ATM/POS RETAIL DX8100 REMOTE CLIENT KBD300A DX8100 SERVER 2 DX8100 EXPANSION UNIT DX8100 SERVER 3 VSI-PRO CAMERAS 1-16 KBD300A DX8000 SERVER 1 KBD300A DX8100 SERVER 4 KBD300A ETHERNET SERIAL ANALOG DX8000 SERVER 5 CAMERAS 1-16 CAMERAS 17-32 CAMERAS 1-16 CAMERAS 1-16 Figure 3. ATM/POS. C2629M (9/06) 17 .

Using two of the supplied #4 sheet metal Phillips 0. Save the side plates and screws for possible future use. 6. 3. attach the rack ears to the unit. PAN HEAD. attach the assembled mounting rails to a 19-inch (48. 10-32 X 0.375-inch pan head screws for each side. such as a rack. Fasten the rack ears to the equipment rack using the four 10-32 x 0. SHEET METAL. attach the two chassis brackets to the left and right sides of the unit. Attach the handles to the rack ears using the four provided 10-32 x 0. Assemble both sets of front and rear mounting rails using three 8-32 x 0. 5. 7. 8. Remove Left and Right Side Plates 2.75 inches or 4. Do not place it in a built-in installation. Remove the 12 screws fastening both left and right side plates to the unit.750-inch pan head screws and nylon washers. This step may require two persons to lift and slide the unit into place.375-INCH PHILLIPS. Place the unit onto the mounting rails. 18 C2629M (9/06) .375-inch pan head screws and locking washers for each side.44 cm) of spacing between units. You should allow at least one rack unit (1.26 cm) equipment rack or console. FLAT HEAD WITH WASHERS RACK EAR (4) SCREWS. It should slide in and out of the rack easily.375-INCH (2 EACH SIDE) Figure 5. Refer to Figure 5. Figure 4.Equipment Rack Mounting To install the unit in an equipment rack: 1.375-inch Phillips screws. Using the remaining six #4 sheet metal Phillips 0. PHILLIPS BLACK. 0. Using six of the 10-32 x 0.375 Phillips flat head screws per side. Never place the DVR near or over a radiator or heat register. Do not block these openings. #4. Attaching Rack Ears and Handles 4. Slots and openings in the cabinet provide ventilation and prevent the unit from overheating. unless proper ventilation is provided. (4) SCREWS.375-inch pan head screws. Refer to Figure 6.

Rack Mount Installation C2629M (9/06) 19 .375-INCH. FLAT HEAD FRONT MOUNTING RAIL RACK (6) SCREWS. 10-32 X 0.REAR MOUNTING RAIL (8) SCREWS.375-INCH (3 EACH SIDE) SLOTTED HOLES TOWARDS FRONT OF UNIT TAPERED ENDS TOWARDS REAR OF UNIT Figure 6. PHILLIPS BLACK. PAN HEAD. 8-32 X 0. #4. 0.375-INCH FLAT HEAD BRACKET (SIDE VIEW) RECORDER/VIEWSTATION (6) SCREWS. 10-32 X 0. SHEET METAL.375-INCH. PAN HEAD WITH LOCK WASHERS (4) SCREWS.

Back Panel Layout IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Figure 7.0 Ports: 2 USB ports on front of unit and 4 on rear of unit Ethernet Adapter Port: 100 Mbps port VGA Monitor Output: 15-pin output 9-Pin Serial Port: COM1 LPT1 Printer Port: 25-pin port Keyboard (PS/2) Input Mouse (PS/2) Input 20 C2629M (9/06) . Back Panel Layout Autoranging AC Power Input (voltage range between 100 VAC and 240 VAC. 50/60 Hz) Alarm Inputs: 16 normally closed inputs Camera Outputs: 8 or 16 BNC camera outputs Camera Inputs: 8 or 16 BNC camera inputs Relay Outputs: 16 normally open outputs Audio Inputs (optional): 8 or 16 channels Four RJ-45 Extended Peripheral Connectors (RS-422/RS-485 compliant) BNC Programmable Analog Display Output Audio Input (Standard): One miniature phone jack for line in (disabled) Audio Outut (Standard): One miniature phone jacke for audio output Audio Input (Standard): One 2-channel (right/left) miniature phone jack for line in (disabled) High-Speed USB 2.

Basic Connections Make the following connections on the rear of the recorder. Connect power to the cameras. The DX8100 contains an autoranging power supply. Connect a VGA monitor (not supplied). It is recommended that the recorder be connected to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) capable of supplying 2 A for 120 VAC power systems or 1 A for 230 VAC power systems. Video Coaxial Cable Requirements Cable Type* RG59/U RG6/U RG11/U Maximum Distance 750 ft (229 m) 1. Table B. use a patch panel.000 ft (305 m) 1. Connect the cameras to the BNC connectors.500 ft (457 m) *Minimum cable requirements: 75 ohms impedance All-copper center conductor All-copper braided shield with 95% braid coverage When connecting cameras using these types of cable. Refer to Figure 8. Connect the appropriate power cord to the back of the unit and to a power source. Refer to Table B for video coaxial cable requirements. Connect the keyboard to the bottom PS/2 input. C2629M (9/06) 21 .Hardware Setup BASIC CONNECTIONS CAMERA SPECTRA IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 POWER CONNECTION MOUSE KEYBOARD VGA Figure 8. Connect the mouse to the top PS/2 input. Do not connect these cables directly to the DX8100.

Category 5 UTP is recommended for cable runs greater than 400 feet. Consult your network administrator before installing the DX8100 to avoid possible network conflicts. and Pelco’s Spectra™ III dome enclosures and Esprit® positioning systems. To configure the DX8100 hardware for network access: 1. This example highlights the P and D protocol data merging capability of Pelco’s CM9760-DMR data manager. parity (odd or even). Communication parameters are baud rate. The example configuration illustrated in Figure 10 shows a DX8100 connected directly to up to four PTZ devices and indirectly to up to 16 devices through Pelco’s CM9760-CDU-T code distribution unit.NETWORK SETUP The DX8100 Series DVR supports remote viewing and administration in client-server and peer-to-peer configurations. connect up to four RS-422/RS-485 compatible devices to the RJ-45 connector jacks provided on the rear panel of the unit. IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 CAT5 UTP FAST ETHERNET SWITCH ROUTER LAN/WAN INTERNET Figure 9. Refer to the documentation included with your PTZ device for instructions on configuring its communication settings. LAN/WAN Cable Connection RS-422/RS-485 COMMUNICATION PORT SETUP The DX8100 Series DVR features four RS-422/ RJ-45 communication ports. All ports are compatible with both RS-422 and RS-485 interface standards. or Coaxitron® protocols. number of data bits. For TCP/IP access. Refer to RS-422/RS-485 Communication Port Software Configuration for instructions on setting up your DVR’s communication parameters. Each port can communicate with and control a variety of ATM/POS. connect the DX8100 to a 100 Mbps or 1 Gigabit. 2. The DX8100 is compatible with the TCP/IP protocol and Fast Ethernet (1000BaseT) network connection. devices must be compatible with either the RS-422 or RS-485 interface standards and must be able to communicate using Pelco’s P. switched Ethernet network. Using unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable. Connect one end of the UTP cable to the network port on the back panel of the DX8100 as shown in Figure 9. 2. third-party dome devices. 1. Set the communication parameters for both the DX8100 and the PTZ device. To operate properly. number of parity bits. You should use 22 or 24 gauge UTP cable. Use standard Cat5 or better UTP cable with RJ45 connectors. Connect the other end of the UTP cable to an available port on a standard Fast Ethernet switch. or third-party dome protocols. 22 C2629M (9/06) . PTZ. Figure 11 illustrates the connection of a variety of RS-422/RS-485 compatible devices including the DX8100. and number of stop bits. D.

PIN 7 = RXPIN 8 = RX+ PTZ PTZ PTZ PIN 1 = TX+ PIN 2 = TX. . PIN 7 = RXPIN 8 = RX+ Figure 10. . . . . . RS-422/RS-485 Configuration Example 1 CM9760-DMR CM6800 PTZ 1-16 CM6800 KBD300A ROLLOVER CABLE IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Figure 11. RS-422/RS-485 Configuration Example 2 C2629M (9/06) 23 .IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 PIN 8 PIN 1 ROLLOVER CABLE PIN 8 CM9760-CDU-T PIN 1 SPECTRA PIN 1 = TX+ PIN 2 = TX.

Wiring schemes commonly used by Pelco products include straight and rollover types. IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 ALARM OUTPUT 1 GND CRT Figure 13. Alarm Terminal Installation 24 C2629M (9/06) . 2. Refer to the documentation included with your PTZ device to ensure that cables and connectors are wired appropriately. depending on your system’s configuration. Cable Wiring Schemes ALARM INPUT INSTALLATION The DX8100 has either 8 or 16 dry contact alarm inputs. Each input is programmed to function as either a normally open or normally closed circuit. PIN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 STRAIGHT CABLE PIN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ROLLOVER CABLE PIN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PIN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 RJ-45 RJ-45 RJ-45 RJ-45 Figure 12. To wire an alarm input: 1. Connect a second wire from the source device to a GND terminal. 4. 3. Refer to the Operation/Programming manual for information on how to program the alarm inputs. Connect one wire from the source device to one of the sensor input terminals 1 through 16. Figure 12 illustrates straight and rollover cable wiring schemes. Insert the green terminal blocks into the alarm sockets on the back panel of the recorder.Different types of devices may require alternative cable wiring schemes.

IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 IN OUT9 OU IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUT 1 GND CRT Figure 14. 1 A. Insert the blue terminal blocks into the relay sockets on the back panel of the recorder. depending on your system’s configuration. Relay Terminal Installation C2629M (9/06) 25 . 2. To wire a relay output: 1.5 A. Connect a second wire from the relay device to a GND terminal. Connect one wire from the device to one of the relay output terminals 1 through 16. Relay outputs do not have to correspond numerically to alarm inputs. 24 VDC.RELAY OUTPUT INSTALLATION The DX8100 has either 8 or 16 relay outputs. Refer to the Operation/Programming manual for information on how to program relay outputs. The maximum relay power rating is 120 VAC. Each output is programmed to function as either a normally open or normally closed circuit. 0. A signal from a relay output will operate the device connected to the output. 3. 4. All sensor input and relay output actions can be linked through programming.

refer to the Definition of User Access Levels section of the Operation/Programming manual for information on user group rights and permissions. 3. each user must log in with a valid user name and password. 2. a default user account called “Guest” is automatically activated. A second built-in user account. The DX8100 comes equipped with two built-in user accounts. the system prompts you to complete the mandatory password change for the Admin account. Wait while the unit starts (this may take several minutes). Follow the directions on the next page to change the Admin password. Front Panel and Power Switch WARNING: Be sure to put on gloves before removing or inserting the filter. Click File > User Log-in. click cancel. with the most rights and privileges. Passwords must be between six and ten characters long and cannot include spaces or special characters. to the Restricted group. User Log-in Dialog Box If you are logging in for the first time. For security reasons. However. because of security reasons. named “Admin”. There are four user access levels or groups that can be configured on the DX8100. You must change the password for the Admin account. Press the power switch. POWER SWITCH POWER HDD USB Figure 15. To log in with the Admin account: 1. The Guest account is granted only limited access to the DX8100 and is allowed no access to system configuration utilities. User names and passwords are case sensitive. Click OK. For information about configuring access levels. provides full access to the operations and configuration features of the DX8100. In this case. the Set Admin Password dialog box opens automatically. Pelco recommends that you change the password. If you want to keep the default password. open the front panel of the DVR. Each time the unit is started.Software Setup STARTING THE UNIT Once the system has been installed and basic connections have been made. Figure 16. LOGGING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME To access the features of the DX8100 Series DVR. 26 C2629M (9/06) . you are prompted but not required to change the Admin password immediately after logging in for the first time. with the least rights and privileges. Enter Admin in the User name field and Admin in the Password field. Access levels range from the Administrator group.

refer to the Important Security Information for System Administrators guide. 3. You must also have a Windows password to exit from the DX8100 application to the Windows operating system. For information on the Windows default password. To complete the prompted password change for the Admin account: 1. The Shut down dialog box opens. Figure 18.Only users with Administrator and Power User accounts are allowed access to DX8100’s setup functions. For information on the Windows default password. Enter a new password in the New Password field. Figure 17. Set Admin Password Dialog Box SHUTTING DOWN You must have Power User or Administrator access to shut down the DX8100. refer to the Operation/Programming manual. 2. You must have Administrator access to exit to the Windows operating system. refer to the Operation/Programming manual. Enter the password again in the Confirm Password field to confirm the password. Go to File > Exit. C2629M (9/06) 27 . 2. Click OK. 2. Click OK. Select Exit to Windows. For more information about user security levels. To exit the DX8100 application and log into the Windows operating system: 1. refer to the Important Security Information for System Administrators guide. Shut Down Dialog Box EXITING TO WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM Some of the steps involved in the configuration of a DX8100 Series DVR require exiting to the operating system. 3. Go to File > Exit. For more information about user security levels. Select Shut down. You must also have a Windows password to shut down the DX8100. To shut down the DX8100 Series DVR: 1.

SETTING THE SYSTEM LANGUAGE The DX8100 supports eight languages. 1. CONFIGURING THE REGIONAL SETTING IN THE WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM In the example below. The following regional settings are available for the DX8100: • • • • • • • • English (United States) French (France) German (Germany) Italian (Italy) Polish Portuguese (Brazil) Russian Spanish (Spain) English (United States) is the default setting. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. Figure 19. 2. Shut Down Dialog Box The Log On to Windows dialog box opens. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. To configure the system properly for a language other than English. the location is changed from English (United States) to Spanish (Spain).3. The system logs you into the Windows operating system. The DVR comes from the factory configured for English (United States). Click OK. you must change the regional setting in the Windows operating system and the language setting of the DX8100. 4. Refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. Enter the Windows password and click OK. Double-click Regional Options. Figure 20. Control Panel with Regional Options Selected 28 C2629M (9/06) . The Control Panel appears.

Click Apply. Change the location to Spanish (Spain). 4. 5. 7.3. The Regional Options dialog box opens. Click Set Default. Figure 22. Figure 21. Click OK. Select “Spanish (Spain)” from the drop-down box. Regional Options Dialog Box 8. The Select System Locale dialog box opens. 6. Click the arrow to open the location drop-down list. Select System Locale Dialog Box C2629M (9/06) 29 . 9.

Click Apply. 30 C2629M (9/06) . General Dialog Box 12. Click Yes.10. Figure 25. Click Yes. Change Regional Options Dialog Box The new settings take effect after the computer restarts. The DX8100 will support Spanish settings for numbers. Figure 24. currency. Regional Options Dialog Box 11. The Change Regional Options dialog box opens. The General dialog box opens. Follow these same steps to change the location back to English (United States) or to select another location. times and dates. The Regional Options dialog box opens. Figure 23.

Start the DX8100 if it is not already running. 4. 1. Figure 26. 2. Click . Click Apply.CONFIGURING THE LANGUAGE SETTING OF THE DX8100 You must have Administrator or Power User access to configure the language setting of the DX8100. 3. Select the appropriate language from the drop-down box. and then log in as a Power User or Administrator. 5. Click . The System page is displayed. System Page: Selecting the Language C2629M (9/06) 31 .

SETTING THE SYSTEM TIME Time should be set on the DX8100 before it is put into use. 3. From the Date/Time drop-down box. 6. 5. 2. 7. Setting the System Time 32 C2629M (9/06) . The System page is displayed. Click Update. To set system time: 1. 4. Click Update. Figure 27. Click . and year. day. Click Apply. Select the current time. Select the correct time zone from the drop-down box. select the current month. Click . 8. Setting the internal clock for each DVR on the network ensures that each accurately reflects the local time.

To begin the network setup process: 1. To return to the DX8100 shell without rebooting the DX8100. The Windows Task Manager window opens. Click . Click . You must reboot the DVR for any network configuration changes to take effect. The system must be turned on. NOTE: The DX8100 keyboard is remapped. exit the Windows Task Manager dialog box. To see which keys replace the Ctrl and Alt keys. 2. In some cases. click the Enable Ctrl+Alt+Del key combination selection check box. and you must be logged in with either Power User or Administrator access to configure network software settings. To enable the Ctrl+Alt+Del key combination: 1. web. 4. Click Apply. The System page is displayed. connected to a network. Click . click Task Manager. you must be logged on to the DX8100 as an administrator or a member of the administrators group on a computer that is part of a network domain. To complete the procedure. 4. the DX8100 keyboard is remapped and the actual Ctrl and Alt key function is assigned to other keys. 3. USING CTRL+ALT+DEL You must enable the Ctrl + Alt + Del key combination and verify your actual keyboard mapping. you do not have to log back into the DX8100.ENABLING AND USING CTRL+ALT+DEL Enabling the Ctrl+Alt+Del key combination allows you to open the Windows Task Manager dialog box to perform Windows system administration tasks. To access the Windows Task Manager dialog box: 1. 2. up to five DX8100 Series DVRs can be networked together for remote viewing and management. For information on which keys replace the Ctrl and Alt keys. The default site name is DX8100. Reboot the DX8100.) C2629M (9/06) 33 . refer to the Important Security Information for System Administrators guide. Click . 3. The Network page is displayed. NETWORK SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION Using the TCP/IP protocol. you are returned to the DX8100 shell. In this case. The DX8100 Series DVR supports both static IP addressing and dynamic addressing through Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Consult your network administrator for more information regarding IP address configuration. Click the Network tab if it is not already visible. The Windows Security dialog box opens. refer to the Important Security Information for System Administrators guide. Enter a new name for your DVR in the Site Name field. (Site names can be up to 30 characters in length. and mobile clients can connect to each DVR. 2. When you exit the Windows environment. Press the assigned keyboard keys that implement the Ctrl + Alt + Del function. 5. up to five simultaneous PC. In the Windows Security dialog box. From the Setup Ctrl + Alt + Del key combination area. Ctrl+Alt+Del allows you to access the Windows Task Manager dialog box from within the DX8100 shell. In addition.

) Your DVR’s site name is used to identify your system to clients and other DX8100 servers. Enter a unique system ID for your DVR in the System ID field. Network Setup Page: Software Configuration 34 C2629M (9/06) .5. must be 15 characters or less. and cannot include spaces or special characters. Proceed to the steps for setting up DHCP or Static IP addressing in the following sections. 6. Figure 28. System IDs are required to prevent possible conflicts with other network devices. (System IDs must start with a letter. Your DVR’s system ID is used to uniquely identify your system on a local area network (LAN).

Enter the default gateway address (the IP address of the default router on your immediate network segment). To configure the DVR to acquire a dynamic IP address through DHCP: 1.101). Consult your network administrator for more information.0. This information can be obtained from your network administrator. Click Apply. 3. and an active DHCP server must be present for dynamic addressing to work. 3.0. 101. Figure 30. The last three digits must be different for each recorder (for example. Click Apply. 102. Click the check box labeled Obtain An IP Address Automatically (DHCP). 2. enter the following information in the fields provided. DHCP Setup STATIC IP SETUP To set up a static IP address. 2. Enter a unique IP address (for example. 1.DHCP SETUP Your network must support DHCP. Enter the subnet mask (for example. Click .0.0. Static IP Setup C2629M (9/06) 35 . 103.0). Figure 29. Click . Verify that the Obtain An IP Address Automatically (DHCP) check box is not selected. and so forth). 4. The Network page is displayed. 10. 255. 5. 4.

” on page 36. Base Port and Bandwidth Throttle Setup 36 C2629M (9/06) . (9003 is the default) 3.TCP/IP PORT AND BANDWIDTH THROTTLE SETUP The DX8100 uses the TCP/IP networking protocol to communicate over LAN and WAN networks. If necessary. enter a new software upgrade port. “TCP/IP Ports Used by the DX8100. If necessary. Consult your network administrator before changing any port information on the DX8100. Table C. (9002 is the default) 2. You should keep port numbers set at their default values unless there is a known conflict with your existing network infrastructure. and interface data To configure TCP/IP ports and bandwidth throttle: 1. enter a new base port number. TCP/IP uses logical network ports to organize data transmissions and to ensure that data packets are delivered to the proper application. Drag the network bandwidth throttle slider to the desired value. Click Apply. e-mail is traditionally delivered through TCP/IP port 25 and web pages through port 80. audio. For example.) 4. Consult your network administrator when assigning or changing the port numbers. The ports assigned to direct video and control information into and out of the DX8100 are listed below in Table C. TCP/IP Ports Used by the DX8100 Port Number 9002 9003 9004 9005 13900 User configurable Yes Yes Yes No No Software upgrade Emergency agent notification Information port Ping port Function Base port for transmission of video. (Client bandwidth can be adjusted from a minimum of 256 Kbps to a maximum of 10 Mbps in increments of 256 Kbps. Make sure that ports are not blocked by a firewall. Figure 31.

click the “Obtain DNS/WINS info from DHCP” check box. C2629M (9/06) 37 . Primary WINS server IP address. IP Configuration Status Box 2. follow the instructions below: 1. If you are using dynamic IP addressing through a DHCP server. Secondary WINS server IP address. • • • • Primary DNS server IP address. Click the DNS/WINS tab. Allow up to 30 minutes for settings to update or reboot your DVR for settings to change immediately. To access network information such as IP and default gateway addresses: 1. If you are using static IP addressing. Do one of the following: a. Secondary DNS server IP address. Click Network Information. This information can be obtained from your network administrator. Click OK to return to the Network page. Figure 32. provide the following information in the appropriate fields. 2. or b.ACCESSING NETWORK INFORMATION Changes in network settings may not show up immediately in the IP Configuration status box. DNS/WINS SETUP If your network supports DNS or WINS services. The IP Configuration status box is displayed.

3. Click Apply to update the configuration.

Figure 33. DNS/WINS Setup

RS-422/RS-485 COMMUNICATION PORT SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION
The system must be powered on, and you must be logged in as a Power User or Administrator to configure communication port settings. To configure the RS-422/RS-485 ports in software: 1. Click .

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3. Click the Port/Device tab. The Port/Device page is displayed.

Figure 34. RS-422/RS-485 Port Setup Page 4. From the drop-down box, select Port 1–4. None is the default setting in the selected device drop-down box. In this case, the port settings drop-down boxes are not available. 5. In the selected device drop-down box, select a device. The port settings drop-down boxes are available.
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6. Configure the port settings using the drop-down boxes provided. Refer to Table D. Refer to the instructions that came with your peripheral device for correct settings. Table D. RS-422/RS-485 Port Settings Setting Device Interface Mode Baud Rate Parity Data Bits Stop Bits 7. Click Apply. None or multiple devices RS-422 or RS-485 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 28800, 38400, 57600, or 115200 None, Odd, or Even 5, 6, 7, or 8 bits 1 or 2 bits Options

CLIENT SOFTWARE SETUP
This section describes how to install and setup DX8100 client software.

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
The following are the minimum recommended system requirements for the DX8100 PC client, web client, and Emergency Agent software applications. • • • • • • • Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 with 2800 MHz minimum processor speed Memory: 256 MB of RAM Video: AGP VGA card with minimum of 64 MB video RAM, 1024 x 768 or 1280 x 1024 display resolution, 32-bit color, and DirectX® 8.1 or later hardware acceleration 500 MB of free disk space Monitor: SVGA or XGA with 1024 x 768 or 1280 x 1024 resolution, 32-bit color Operating System: Windows 2000 (SP4) or Windows XP Professional Microsoft Internet Explorer: Version 5.5 or later

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INSTALLING THE PC CLIENT APPLICATION
1. Start the Windows operating system. 2. Close all programs, including any antivirus software. 3. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window to open.

Figure 35. Resource CD Screen: PC Client Installation Option 4. Click “PC Client Software.” The DX8100 Security Setup dialog box opens.

Figure 36. DX8100 Security Setup Dialog Box 5. Verify that the “Install IPSec Configurations” check box is selected. IPSec is a standard security protocol used by the DX8100 Series DVR and its clients to communicate safely over a network. Although IPSec security can be disabled at any time, it must be enabled in order to communicate with a DX8100 server.

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The Software License Agreement dialog box opens. C2629M (9/06) 41 . Read the license agreement and select the “I accept this License Agreement” check box. Click Next. DX8100 Client Setup Dialog Box 7.6. Software License Agreement Dialog Box 8. Click Next. Figure 38. Figure 37. The DX8100 Client Setup dialog box opens.

Click Finish to complete the installation process. To enable IPSec security services: 1. Enabling IPSec Security for the PC Client Application 2. Click Next. Figure 40. Select the Enable DX8100 IPSec Policy check box if it is not already selected. The Select Installation Folder dialog box opens. Figure 39. The DX8100 IPSec Policy dialog box opens. Figure 41. ENABLING IPSEC SECURITY SERVICES In order to communicate with a networked DX8100 Series DVR. Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box 11.9. Select Installation Folder Dialog Box 10. Click Next to accept the default installation folder. IPSec security must be enabled on your PC. 42 C2629M (9/06) . Go to Start > Manage IPSec Policy.

2. Figure 43. 3.DISABLING IPSEC SECURITY SERVICES Disabling IPSec security services may hamper your PC’s ability to communicate with DX8100 servers. Disabling IPSec Security for the PC Client Application 2. Go to Start > Manage IPSec Policy. To disable IPSec security services: 1. refer to the DX8100 Client Applications manual. Close all programs. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window opens. The DX8100 IPSec Policy dialog box opens. Although IPSec security can be disabled at any time. Click Emergency Agent to install the Client Emergency Agent application. Figure 42. Resource CD Screen: Emergency Agent Installation Option 4. it must be enabled in order to communicate with a DX8100 server. The DX8100 Security Setup dialog box opens. including any antivirus software. INSTALLING THE CLIENT EMERGENCY AGENT APPLICATION 1. IPSec is a standard security protocol used by the DX8100 Series DVR and its clients to communicate safely over a network. Figure 44. For information about using the DX8100 Client application. DX8100 Security Setup Dialog Box 5. De-select the Enable DX8100 IPSec Policy check box. Consult your system administrator before disabling IPSec security. Verify that the “Install IPSec Configurations” check box is selected. C2629M (9/06) 43 . Start the Windows operating system.

Figure 46. Figure 45. DX8100 Emergency Agent Setup Program Dialog Box 7. Read the license agreement and select the “I accept this License Agreement” check box. Emergency Agent Software License Agreement Dialog Box 8. The DX8100 Emergency Agent Setup dialog box opens. Click Next. 44 C2629M (9/06) .6. Click Next. The Software License Agreement dialog box opens.

refer to Enabling IPSec Security Services.9. 12. Click Next to accept the default installation folder. Click Finish to complete the installation process. Figure 47. Click Next. Installation is Completed Successfully Dialog Box 11. For more information. Select Installation Folder Dialog Box 10. Figure 48. Enable IPSec Security Services. The Select Installation Folder dialog box opens. C2629M (9/06) 45 .

INSTALLING THE DX8100 WEB CLIENT The first time you use a web browser to connect to a DVR server. Close all programs. including any antivirus software. 46 C2629M (9/06) . Start the Windows operating system. an ActiveX® control application is downloaded and installed on your local computer. Resource CD Window: Native Viewer Option 4.INSTALLING THE DX8100 VIEWER 1. 2. Pelco recommends that you only use Internet Explorer because the DX8100 Web Client application is not compatible with Netscape Navigator. refer to Installing the PC Client Application or Installing the Client Emergency Agent Application. This control facilitates usage of the web client’s interactive features. 3. You must install either the PC Client application or the Client Emergency Agent application to install IPSec security services. To install the DX8100 Web Client application: 1. Start the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser. 2. Install and enable IPSec security services. Click Native Viewer to install the viewer application. and then follow the installation directions. Figure 49. For instructions on installing IPSec security services. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window opens.

Figure 51. Wait while the ActiveX controls are downloaded to your PC and your browser software is updated. Enter Network Password Dialog Box 4. C2629M (9/06) 47 . Enter the IP address of one of the DX8100 servers you want to connect to in the address bar. Figure 50. The DX8100 Web client ActiveX control installation dialog box opens. The Enter Network Password dialog box opens. Click OK. 6. Click Yes. Security Warning Dialog Box: ActiveX Control Installation www activex 5.3.

64K colors Operating System: Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 or later A PC with Windows operating system and Microsoft ActiveSync® version 3. PDA PC Figure 52. PDA to PC Connection 3. compatible with a minimum processor speed of 400 MHz Memory: 64 MB of RAM Video: TFT liquid crystal display with minimum 240 x 320 display resolution. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into the DVD drive of your PC. and wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window to open.5 or later installed Wired or wireless networking capability INSTALLING THE MOBILE (PDA) CLIENT APPLICATION 1. Figure 53. 4. Connect your handheld device to your PC. Resource CD Window: Mobile Client Installation Option 48 C2629M (9/06) . Install ActiveSync on your Windows PC if it is not already present. 2.RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR MOBILE (PDA) CLIENT The recommended system requirements for a mobile (PDA) client are as follows: • • • • • • • PDA Hardware: A Pocket PC-compatible handheld device Processor: Intel Xscale®. Turn on your handheld device if it is not already running.

Figure 57. When the Installing Applications dialog box opens. click Yes to accept the default installation directory.5. License Agreement Dialog Box 8. 7. Pocket PC Installation Dialog Box 6. Figure 55. Click Next. Installing Applications Dialog Box 9.” The Pocket PC installation dialog box opens. Application Downloading Complete Dialog Box C2629M (9/06) 49 . Read and accept the license agreement and then click Finish. Click “Mobile Client Software. Figure 54. Figure 56. Wait while ActiveSync copies the DX8100 Mobile Client program files to your handheld device and then click OK from the Application Downloading Complete dialog box.

The printed documents come packaged with the DX8100. and then wait for the DX8100 Resource CD window to open. DX8100 Documentation Document Name Quick Start Installation Guide Quick Start Operations Guide Installation Manual Operation/Programming for Server Application Software Operation/Programming for Client Application Software Important Security Information for System Administrators Location Box Box Box and CD CD CD Box Purpose Basic information on identifying and connecting parts of the DX8100 Series DVR Basic information to help users start using the DX8100 Manual you are reading now. Available manuals include the following: • • • Client Applications manual Installation manual (electronic copy of the manual you are reading) Operation/Programming manual Figure 58. Table E. the Help system is not enabled for viewing. Click Manuals and then select the manual you wish to view from the box on the right portion of the screen. The DX8100 server and client application also includes an online Help system. Table E describes each individual document: how it is distributed and its intended use. provides detailed instructions on installing the DX8100 Detailed instructions on using the DX8100 Detailed instructions on using the included PC. Resource CD Window: PC Client Installation Option 50 C2629M (9/06) . 3. 2. and mobile client application software programs Provides system administrator information for administering the DX8100 Provides system administrator information for administering the DX8100 To access the electronic manuals from the Resource CD: 1.Accessing the DX8100’s Electronic Documentation The DX8100 is supported by electronic and printed documentation. web. If your system does not have a current version of Adobe® Acrobat® Reader installed. Insert the DX8100 Resource CD into your PC’s DVD drive. click Install Adobe Acrobat Reader and then follow the directions to install Acrobat Reader. By default.

Appendix A: Printer Setup This sections describes how to set up printer hardware and software. 4. you must install a Windows-compatible printer using the procedure below. Connect the printer to the DX8100 using a standard parallel printer cable connected to the LPT1 port on the back panel of the DVR. refer to Shutting Down for instructions. or Connect the printer to the DX8100 using a standard USB cable connected to one of the four USB 2. Connect the printer’s power cord. To print still images of recorded video from the DX8100 DVR. Printer Connection C2629M (9/06) 51 . consult your network administrator for directions. 2.0 ports on the back panel of the DVR. IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Figure 59. Set the printer’s power switch to On. Shut down the DX8100. Ensure that a printer has been connected to the LPT1 printer port or a USB port of the DVR or that a shared printer is available on the network. To connect a printer to the DVR: 1. PRINTER HARDWARE SETUP Only printers listed on the Microsoft Windows 2000 Hardware Compatibility List and exhibiting the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo are supported by the DX8100. For more information about shutting down the DX8100. 5. Restart the DX8100. 3. If installing a network printer.

Double-click Add Printer. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. Printer Setup Window (Plug-and-Play) 52 C2629M (9/06) . 3. WARNING: Do not install any software that may have come with your printer on the DX8100. SETTING UP A LOCAL PLUG-AND-PLAY PRINTER 1. 4. 5. Wait while the system detects your printer and the Windows Add Printer Wizard begins. Log in to the DX8100 as an Administrator level user. 2. The DX8100’s operating system includes built-in services designed to communicate with printers that exhibit the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo. 6. For more information. refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. Click Start > Settings > Printers. Start the DX8100. Make sure your printer is properly connected according to the instructions in the previous section. Figure 60. The DX8100 client starts.PRINTER SOFTWARE SETUP This section describes how to set up printer software. 7. The Printer Setup window opens.

C2629M (9/06) 53 . Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) 9. Click Next.8. Select the “Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer” check box if it is not already selected. Figure 61. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. Select the “Local printer” option button. Click Next and wait while the DX8100 finds and initiates your printer. Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) The Local or Network Printer dialog box opens. 11. Figure 62. 10.

Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Plug-and-Play) 54 C2629M (9/06) . Then click Next. Select the Yes radio button. if it is not already selected. Figure 64. The New Printer Detection dialog box opens. Finding and Initializing a Plug-and-Play Printer 13. Click Finish. to print a test page. The Finish dialog box opens. Figure 63.12.

Double-click Add Printer. The Printer window opens. For more information. Figure 66. Printer Window (Not Plug-and-Play) 5.SETTING UP A LOCAL PRINTER THAT IS NOT PLUG-AND-PLAY To set up a local printer that is not plug-and-play: 1. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. Click Start > Settings > Printers. Figure 65. Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. Start the DX8100. 2. Welcome to the Add Printer Dialog Box C2629M (9/06) 55 . Log in as an Administrator level user. refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. 3. Click Next. 4.

10.6. Select the “Use the following port” radio button if it is not already selected. Click Next. 9. The Select the Printer Port dialog box opens. and then click Next. Figure 68. Select LPT1. Select the “Local printer” radio button. Figure 67. Select the Printer Port Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 8. The Local or Network Printer dialog box opens. Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 7. 56 C2629M (9/06) .

Click Next. 15. Scroll through the list of manufacturers and select the appropriate make. 14.11. Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 12. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. Scroll through the list of printers and select the appropriate model. 13. Name Your Printer Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) C2629M (9/06) 57 . Figure 69. The Name Your Printer dialog box opens. Figure 70. Click Next.

Select the Yes radio button. to print a test page. Figure 72. Select the “Do not share this printer” radio button if it is not already selected. Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 58 C2629M (9/06) . Figure 71.16. Click Finish. Figure 73. The Printer Sharing dialog box opens. Print Test Page Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 18. Printer Sharing Dialog Box (Not Plug-and-Play) 17. and then click Next. The Print Test Page dialog box opens. if it is not already selected. The Completing the Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. Then click Next.

Log in as an Administrator level user. The Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens. For more information. 1. Start the DX8100. Printer Window (Network) 5. Figure 74. 3. Double-click Add Printer. 2. Exit the DX8100 application and return to the Windows operating system. The Printer Setup window opens. Figure 75. Click Next. Welcome to the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box (Network) C2629M (9/06) 59 . Click Start > Settings > Printers. refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System. 4.SETTING UP A NETWORK PRINTER Consult your network administrator for assistance on locating and setting up an available network printer.

6. The Locate Your Printer dialog box opens. Local or Network Printer Dialog Box (Network) 7. and then click Next. Figure 77. Leave the Name text box blank and then click Next. The Browse for Printer dialog box opens. The Local or Network Printer dialog box opens. Select the “Network printer” radio button. Figure 76. Browse For Printer Dialog Box (Network) 60 C2629M (9/06) . Locate Your Printer Dialog Box (Network) 8. Figure 78.

If prompted. you may have to search through a hierarchical list of network resources to find the appropriate printer. Select the Yes radio button. you will be prompted to download it. if it is not already selected. The Completing the Add Printer Wizard dialog box opens.9. Click Finish. Figure 79. It may be necessary to double-click objects in the list to open each branch of the resource hierarchy. and then click Next. Then click Next. Select the desired printer from the list. Completing the Add Printer Wizard Dialog Box C2629M (9/06) 61 . • • Depending on your network setup. to print a test page. New Printer Detection Dialog Box (Network) 11. click Yes to begin the driver download and follow any remaining instructions in the Add Printer Wizard 10. If the printer driver software is not already installed on your DX8100. The New Printer Detection dialog box opens. Figure 80.

Connect the 26-pin audio breakout connector to the 26-pin Sub-D socket on the Capture card to provide 8 or 16 individual audio inputs. a preamplifier such as the Louroe Electronics ASK-4® KIT #101 will be required to boost the signal of a microphone to a level that is acceptable for input into the DX8100. AUDIO (PREAMP) Figure 81. To minimize the amount of storage required to store audio data. Audio inputs correspond to video inputs as follows: • • • • An 8-channel DX8100 Series DVR accepts up to 8 audio inputs. Before using the audio recording features of the DX8100. IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 OPTIONAL AUDIO INPUTS 1-8 FOR 8 AND 16 CHANNEL DVRS. The 26-pin connector connector plugs into the 26-pin Sub-D socket on the Capture card. Depending on your system’s configuration. This means that the output of most microphones will be too low to function when connected directly to the DX8100’s audio inputs. audio input seven corresponds to video channel seven. analog audio signal that is sampled at a rate of 48 kHz (16 bits) by the DX8108-AUD’s digital analog converters (DAC). consult the applicable laws regarding audio surveillance recording for your location. Each input is designed to receive a line-level. Connect each of the 8 or 16 RCA-type audio connectors to a line-level (+4 dB) gain audio source. the audio stream is down-sampled to 8 kHz (8 bits) for storage and playback. line-level audio signal only. The DX8108-AUD/DX8116-AUD option accepts an unbalanced. A 24-channel DVR accepts up to 24 audio inputs. Audio Connector Installation 2. 1. Audio and video inputs are configured in a one-to-one relationship. Refer to Figure 82. either one or two breakout cables will be required to connect the DVR to an audio system. In most applications. SETTING UP AUDIO INPUTS Audio input to the DX8100 is provided through an audio cable consisting of eight RCA connectors wired to a 26-pin breakout connector. 62 C2629M (9/06) . A 16-channel DVR accepts up to 16 audio inputs. Refer to Figure 81. For example. The DX8100 accepts up to 32 individual monaural audio inputs. A 32-channel DVR accepts up to 32 audio inputs.Appendix C: Connecting the Optional DX8108/DX8116-AUD Card The DX8100 supports an 8-channel (DX8108-AUD) and 16-channel (DX8116-AUD) audio expansion option. Line-level signaling requires a voltage between -1 V and +1 V into an impedance of 1 kΩ or more.

TO DX8000 MICROPHONES PREAMPLIFIERS PREAMPLIFIERS MICROPHONES Figure 82. Refer to the Operation/Programming manual for information on how to configure the optional audio recording features of the DX8100. Example: 8-Audio Input Cable Configuration 1 2 3 4 5 PIN 16 PIN 14 PIN 12 PIN 10 PIN 8 PIN 15 PIN 13 PIN 11 PIN 9 PIN 3 PIN 1 PIN 6 PIN 7 PIN 5 PIN 4 PIN 2 PIN 8 PIN 6 PIN 15 PIN 13 PIN 3 PIN 1 PIN 11 PIN 9 6 PIN 16 PIN 14 PIN 12 PIN 10 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 CAPTURE CARD CONNECTOR CABLE CONNECTOR 15 16 Figure 83.3. Example: 16-Audio Input Cable Pinouts C2629M (9/06) 63 .

IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 SPEAKER AUDIO AMPLIFIER MINI MALE PHONE PLUG Figure 84. Use an audio cable with a 0.125-inch phone jack on the rear panel of the DVR. Such a system can be connected directly to the audio output of the DX8100 without the need for external amplification. Connect the audio output of the DX8100 to an audio amplifier. Ensure that the opposite end of the cable has the appropriate connectors for connection to your amplifier. To setup the audio output: 1.SETTING UP AUDIO OUTPUT The DX8100 delivers a line-level monaural signal through a standard 0. It is recommended that the audio output of the DX8100 be connected to an amplifier in order to boost the output signal to a level that is sufficient to drive a speaker. Some speaker systems integrate both amplifiers and speakers in a single unit. 2. Connect the audio amplifier to a speaker.125-inch miniature male phone plug on one end to connect to the audio output of the DX8100. Figure 84 illustrates an example of an audio output configuration. Audio Output Configuration Example 64 C2629M (9/06) .

3. Connect the power cord of the UPS to a standard wall socket. WARNING: Do not install on the DX8100 any power management software that may come with your UPS device. Refer to Shutting Down for instructions. 5. A UPS device will supply a limited amount of battery backup power in the event of a power failure. 7. The example below illustrates the installation of an American Power Conversion UPS. Connect the other end of the USB cable to one of the four USB 2. Connect the UPS to the DX8100 using a standard USB cable. UPS to DX8100 Connections C2629M (9/06) 65 . Only those UPS devices that exhibit the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo and are listed on the Windows 2000 Hardware Compatibility List are approved for use with the DX8100 Series DVR. The DX8100’s operating system includes built-in services designed to communicate with UPS devices that exhibit the Designed for Microsoft Windows XP logo. Connect the power cord of the DX8100 to one of the power outlets on the UPS. IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 POWER CONNECTION UPS RS-232 USB CABLE POWER CONNECTION Figure 85. Turn the UPS device power switch on.Appendix D: Connecting an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) If uninterrupted operation is desired and the power grid cannot provide adequate uptime. 2. it is highly recommended that each DX8100 Series DVR be connected to a UPS device (not supplied).0 ports on the back panel of the DVR. The following instructions are meant as a general guide for connecting a UPS device to the DX8100 Series DVR. Shut down the DX8100. Each UPS device should be configured to shut down its corresponding DVR safely during an extended period on battery power. Turn the DX8100 power switch on. 4. UPS TO DVR COMMUNICATION AND POWER CONNECTIONS 1. This guide is not intended as a representation of how to install every possible make and model of UPS device. Follow the directions that came with your UPS device to ensure that the installation process is completed properly. 6.

Click Alarm Action under “Critical battery alarm. 2.SOFTWARE SETUP FOR A USB CONNECTED UPS DEVICE To set up a USB connected UPS device: 1. The Power Options Properties dialog box opens. Adjust the Critical Battery Alarm slider to the desired power level threshold. 6. Refer to the documentation supplied with your UPS to determine the percentage value that will provide at least five minutes of reserve power. 5. 7. Control Panel Window with Power Options Selected 4. It is suggested that you set the value that provides at least five minutes of power in order to shut down the DX8100 safely. Figure 86. 3. The slider can be adjusted to signal an alarm when UPS battery power falls below the level you select. Figure 87. Exit the DX8100 application and return to Windows operating system (refer to Exiting to Windows Operating System). Log in as an Administrator level user if you are not already. Click the Alarms tab. The Control Panel opens. Double-click Power Options. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. Power Options Properties Dialog Box 66 C2629M (9/06) .” The Power Options Properties dialog box opens.

10.8.” 9. the computer will:” check box under “Power level. Select Power Off from the drop-down list. Critical Battery Alarm Actions Dialog Box C2629M (9/06) 67 . 12. Click OK. Click OK. Select the “When the alarm goes off. 11. Click Apply. Figure 88.

* To connect the DX9200HDDI to the DX8100. included with the DX9200HDDI. The external IDE RAID is connected to the DX8100’s optional SCSI interface by a 50-pin to 68-pin SCSI cable. Single DX8100 to DX9200HDDI SCSI Connection DX8100 DX8100 IN1 IN1 OUT1 OUT1 IN2 IN2 OUT2 OUT2 IN3 IN3 OUT3 OUT3 IN4 IN4 OUT4 OUT4 IN5 IN5 OUT5 OUT5 IN6 IN6 OUT6 OUT6 IN7 IN7 OUT7 OUT7 IN8 IN8 OUT8 OUT8 IN9 IN9 OUT9 OUT9 IN10 IN10 OUT10 OUT10 IN11 IN11 OUT11 OUT11 IN12 IN12 OUT12 OUT12 IN13 IN13 OUT13 OUT13 IN14 IN14 OUT14 OUT14 IN15 IN15 OUT15 OUT15 IN16 IN16 OUT16 OUT16 SCSI SCSI ALARM INPUTS ALARM 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 1 2 INPUTS 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 GND 9 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS RELAY OUTPUTS 6 7 8 GND 1 2 2 4 5 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 GND 9 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 SCSI SCSI DX8100 DX8100 IN1 IN1 OUT1 OUT1 IN2 IN2 OUT2 OUT2 IN3 IN3 OUT3 OUT3 IN4 IN4 OUT4 OUT4 IN5 IN5 OUT5 OUT5 IN6 IN6 OUT6 OUT6 IN7 IN7 OUT7 OUT7 IN8 IN8 OUT8 OUT8 IN9 IN9 OUT9 OUT9 IN10 IN10 OUT10 OUT10 IN11 IN11 OUT11 OUT11 IN12 IN12 OUT12 OUT12 IN13 IN13 OUT13 OUT13 IN14 IN14 OUT14 OUT14 IN15 IN15 OUT15 OUT15 IN16 IN16 OUT16 OUT16 DX9200HDDI DX9200HDDI ALARM INPUTS ALARM 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 1 2 INPUTS 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 GND 9 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS RELAY OUTPUTS 6 7 8 GND 1 2 2 4 5 1 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 GND 9 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Figure 90..Appendix E: External Storage Expansion Using DX9200HDDI BASIC INSTALLATION The DX9200HDDI can increase the DX8100’s storage capacity by up to 3. Refer to the documentation that accompanies the DX9200HDDI for additional information on installing and operating the unit. • The DX9200HDDI can be used for either offline backup storage or real-time video storage. 68 C2629M (9/06) . Setting the frame rate above 24 ips for a 16-channel DVR will result in skipped frames and significant performance degradation. 2. 3. Connect either one or two DX8100 DVRs to a single DX9200HDDI with a standard 50-pin to 68-pin SCSI cable. SCSI DX8100 IN1 OUT1 IN2 OUT2 IN3 OUT3 IN4 OUT4 IN5 OUT5 IN6 OUT6 IN7 OUT7 IN8 OUT8 IN9 OUT9 IN10 OUT10 IN11 OUT11 IN12 OUT12 IN13 OUT13 IN14 OUT14 IN15 OUT15 IN16 OUT16 DX9200HDDI ALARM INPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 RELAY OUTPUTS 1 2 2 4 5 6 7 8 GND 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Figure 89. The DX9200HDDI option is available for 8 and 16-channel DX8100 systems.5 TB. the optional DX8100-ISCI internal SCSI interface must be installed in slot 2 and the main Capture card moved to slot 3. Make sure HDDI power is turned on first and then turn power on to the DX8100. • • To install the DX9200HDDI option: 1. the frame rates of each channel on the DX8100 must be set at less than or equal to 24 images per second (ips) for 16-channel DVRs and up to 30 ips for 8-channel DVRs. Return unit to service. When used as a real-time storage device. Dual DX8100 to DX9200HDDI SCSI Connection *The test case used in evaluating the DX8100’s ability to operate in real-time with the DX9200HHDI storage array was conducted using a 16-channel DVR recording at 24 ips and 320 x 240 resolution.

While the unit can be placed into service immediately. 3.exe Click OK. c.0 TB. Go to Start > Shutdown > Restart to reboot the DX8100. The Run dialog box opens. 2. The system logs you into the Windows operating system. To allocate the new storage: 1. b. Figure 92. The Allocation Management dialog box opens. Go to File > Exit. This program should be executed only when increasing the storage capacity of the DX9200HDDI storage array. Figure 91.0 TB. Click Re-Allocate.exe program will reset the DX8100’s storage allocation tables.Initialization of the DX9200HDDI’s RAID 5 array may take up to 24 hours. The Shut down dialog box opens. Go to Start > Run. 5. To exit the DX8100 application if it is running. Preparation Instructions for Storage Arrays up to 2. Click OK. C2629M (9/06) 69 . Do the following a. b. a. PREPARING THE DX8100 TO ACCESS NEWLY INSTALLED DRIVES NOTE: The following procedures should be performed only by users experienced in upgrading computer hardware and software. To allocate storage beyond 2.0 TB The instructions below describe the sequence of steps required to prepare and allocate storage arrays up to 2. ADDITIONAL HARD DISK INSTALLATION Refer to the documentation that accompanies the DX9200HDDI for instructions on how to install additional hard disk drives into the storage array. system performance may suffer until array initialization is complete. refer to Preparation Instructions for Storage Arrays Above 2. and log into the Windows operating system. Type Allocreset. Select Exit to Windows. Allocation Management Dialog Box 4. Enter the Windows password and click OK. c.0 TB. Shut Down Dialog Box The Log On to Windows dialog box opens. WARNING: The Allocreset.

each drive must be made compatible with the DX8100’s Pelco proprietary database (PDB) file structure. Follow the steps below after the PDB Initialize dialog box opens. as shown in the figure below. Before new drives can be used to store video data. Opening Drive Options Menu 70 C2629M (9/06) .” Figure 93. A drop-down menu appears. Figure 94. There may be more than one drive listed. Opening List of Drives b.6. click the Not Used button. “Space on one or more hard disk drives has not yet been allocated to the PDB database. the PDB Initialize dialog box opens. For each drive listed. After the system has been rebooted. Click the plus (+) sign next to the blue box—the one that reads. and perform the following steps to finalize storage setup: a.

Figure 97. Click Yes. After the storage allocation procedure is complete. Initializing Drive Allocation e. Format Warning Dialog Box f.c. For each drive listed. Figure 98. Figure 96. Figure 95. C2629M (9/06) 71 . The following warning is displayed. PDB Database Creation Progress Bar 7. You will see the following progress bar while the formatting is underway. select the Allocation option from the drop-down menu. Wait while the DX8100 prepares the newly installed drives for video storage. Click Begin Allocation. the DX8100 will reboot automatically and will be ready to resume service. Selecting Allocation Option for Each Drive d.

My Computer Quick Menu 5. Select Exit to Windows. c. The Start Menu opens. The Log On to Windows dialog box opens. 72 C2629M (9/06) . Start Button Shortcut Menu 4. Enter the WIndows password and click OK. The system logs you into the Windows operating system. b.0 TB: 1. Figure 99. Go to File > Exit. To exit the DX8100 application if it is running. Shut Down Dialog Box 2. a.Preparation Instructions for Storage Arrays Above 2. Right-click the Start button. and log into the Windows operating system. 3. The Shut Down dialog box opens. Click OK. Right-click My Computer. Figure 100. The Start button shortcut menu opens. Figure 101. Select the Explore option.0 TB To initialize storage beyond 2.

The Computer Management window opens. Select Manage. C2629M (9/06) 73 . Figure 102. Write Signature and Upgrade Disk Wizard Dialog Box 8. The Write Signature and Upgrade Disk Wizard opens. Computer Management Window 7.6. Select the Disk Management folder. Figure 103. Click Cancel.

The Create Partition Wizard dialog box opens. Create Partition Wizard Dialog Box 74 C2629M (9/06) . Right-click in the Unallocated Space block. Select Create Partition. Unallocated Space Shortcut Menu 10.9. Figure 104. Figure 105. A shortcut menu opens.

The Specify Partition Size dialog box opens. Click Next. Specify Partition Size Screen C2629M (9/06) 75 . The Select Partition Type screen opens. Figure 107.11. Select Primary Partition and then click Next. Figure 106. Select Partition Type Screen Dialog Box 12.

Click Next. NOTE: Make sure the Perform a Quick Format option is selected before clicking the Next button. Format Partition Dialog Box 15. Assign Drive Letter or Path Dialog Box 14. 76 C2629M (9/06) . Figure 109. Do not change the partition size value. The partition size value is set to 100% by default. Failure to select the Quick Format option will result in an unnecessarily long formatting time. The Format Partition dialog box opens. Click Next.13. The Assign Drive Letter or Path dialog box opens. Figure 108. Select the Perform a Quick Format check box and then click Next.

Drive Shortcut Menu C2629M (9/06) 77 . Right-click the new drive from the device list.16. Click Finish. Completing the Create Partition Wizard Dialog Box 17. A shortcut menu opens. The new drive appears in the device list. Figure 111. Figure 110.

3. the PDB Initialize dialog box opens. Allocation Management Dialog Box 5. Go to Start > Shutdown > Restart to reboot the DX8100. Click Re-Allocate. To exit the DX8100 application if it is running.” Figure 114. Figure 113. a. Follow the steps below after the PDB Initialize dialog box opens.exe. 4. Go to File > Exit. each drive must be made compatible with the DX8100’s Pelco proprietary database (PDB) file structure. After the system has been rebooted. WARNING: The Allocreset. Click OK. Select the Mark Partition Active option. c. 6. Select Exit to Windows. Before new drives can be used to store video data. Click the plus (+) sign next to the blue box—the one that reads. The system logs you into the Windows operating system. and perform the following steps to finalize storage setup: a. and log into the Windows operating system. Exit to Windows Dialog Box The Log On to Windows dialog box opens. To allocate the new storage: 1. 7. 2.18. Enter the Windows password and click OK. “Space on one or more hard disk drives has not yet been allocated to the PDB database.exe program will reset the DX8100’s storage allocation tables. Go to Start > Programs > Allocreset. The Allocation Management dialog box opens. Figure 112. This program should be executed only when increasing the storage capacity of the DX9200HDDI storage array. b. Opening List of Drives 78 C2629M (9/06) .

as shown in the figure below. There may be more than one drive listed. Initializing Drive Allocation C2629M (9/06) 79 . Selecting Allocation Option for Each Drive d. Figure 115. Figure 117. Figure 116.b. click the Not Used button. Click Begin Allocation. A drop-down menu appears. Opening Drive Options Menu c. select the Allocation option from the drop-down menu. For each drive listed. For each drive listed.

PDB Database Creation Progress Bar 8. The following warning is displayed. You will see the following progress bar while the formatting is underway. Click Yes. Figure 118. Figure 119. the DX8100 will reboot automatically and the unit will be ready to resume service. After the storage allocation procedure is complete. Wait while the DX8100 prepares the newly installed drives for video storage. 80 C2629M (9/06) .e. Format Warning Dialog Box f.

Figure 120. refer to Operation and Programming Manual. Figure 120 illustrates how the KBD300A is connected to the DX8100 server. which is described in this section. Software configuration. C2629M (9/06) 81 . DX8100 server. Installation of the KBD300A is accomplished in two steps: • • Hardware installation. Parts of the DX8100 and KBD300A Installation Item RJ-45 Data cable Wall block Part Description The DX8100 provides four RJ-45 ports identified as Port 1–Port 4. A surface mount box that does the following: • Implements data connectivity between the DX8100 and KBD300A. zoom in and out. Keyboard. select view panes and divisions. For example. KBD300A Connected to the DX8100 The table below describes parts of the KBD300A and DX8100 installation. you can select cameras from the site tree.Appendix F: Connecting a KBD300A Keyboard This section describes how to connect the KBD300A keyboard to the DX8100 DVR. The DX8100 supports the RS-422 data communications protocol to implement the interface with the KBD300A. • KBD300A Implements power connectivity between the 12 VAC transformer and KBD300A. For more information about setting up KBD300A RS-422 communications settings. Keyboard data cable A 25-foot keyboard data and power cable for the KBD300A. and control PTZ operation from the KBD300A keyboard rather than a mouse. with Port 1 being on the bottom. Table F. which is described in the DX8100 Operations and Programming Manual. A user-supplied cable that connects the RJ-45 wall block to the DX8100. Wall transformer DX8100 A 12 VAC transformer that powers the KBD300A. The KBD300A uses this cable to connect to the wall block. The KBD300A allows you to control DX8100 display and camera functions.

Construct an RJ-45 Category 5 straight-through cable with no connector on one end that is wired to the correct pin-out of the RJ-45 port on the wall block. refer to the Installation/Operation KBD300A Universal Keyboard manual. The KBDKIT Series Remote Keyboard Wiring Kit manual is included in the kit. refer to KBDKIT Series Remote Keyboard Wiring Kit. 2. Items Needed to Install the KBD300A Part Wall transformer RJ-45 wall block RJ-45 plug Data cable Wall block. User-supplied Category 5 data cable with a RJ-45 plug attached to one end. You must set up the KBDKIT first.REQUIRED ITEMS You must have the following items to connect the KBD300A to the DX8100 DVR: • • • KBD300A keyboard with firmware release version 5.0 or greater: For more information about the KBD300A. Table G. Remove the wall block cover. This cable connects the wall block to the DX8100. Table G describes the items in the KBDKIT and provides information needed to connect the KBD300A to the DX8100. Wire the 12 VAC transformer to the wall block. User-supplied Category 5 straight-through RJ-45 data cable. 12 VAC 12 VAC 4 3 2 1 5 6 7 8 1 2 7 8 Figure 121. The RJ-45 pin-out for this cable is as follows: Pin 1 2 3 4 Signal TX+ TX12 VAC 12 VAC 5 6 7 8 Pin Signal Ground NC RXRX+ Description KBD300A keyboard power transformer for providing 12 VAC. Figure 121 illustrates how to wire the user-supplied data cable and connect the 12 VAC transform to the wall block. 3. RJ-45 plug that mates with the RJ-45 socket on the DX8100. KBDKIT Wall Block and RJ-45 Cable Wiring 82 C2629M (9/06) . INSTALLING KBD300A HARDWARE This section describes how to install the KBD300A hardware and connect the KBD300A to the DX8100 server. To set up the KBDKIT and install the KBD300A keyboard: 1. KBDKIT series remote wiring kit: For more information about the KBDKIT. The only item not included in the KBDKIT is the data cable.

Switch UP = OFF DOWN = ON 1 OFF 2 3 OFF 4 OFF 5 OFF 6 7 8 OFF ON ON ON For more information about setting the address and selecting the operational mode. Setting the KBD300A DIP Switch This concludes the hardware installation phase. Figure 123. The DX8100 only supports the KBD300A CM6700 mode. Connecting the KBD300A to the DX8100 SELECTING THE KBD300A OPERATIONAL MODE You use the KBD300A’s DIP switch to set the keyboard’s address and select the operational mode. Figure 122. To set the KBD300A operate in the CM6700 mode: 1. remove the two screws and the DIP switch cover. 2. 3. On the back of the KBD300A. C2629M (9/06) 83 . Replace the DIP switch cover plate.0 and higher. refer to the KBD300A Installation/Operation Manual. the address is 3 and the operational mode is C6700 ASCII. • • Only one KBD300A is attached to the DX8100 at any one time. refer to the DX8100 Operations and Programming Manual or DX8100 Help. Set the DIP switch as shown below. DIP switch positions 1–4 are used to set the keyboard’s address. This mode is only supported in firmware version 5. Connect the RJ-45 data cable from the wall block to a DX8100 RS-422 port (Port 1–4). you must configure the DX8100 data communications setting for the KBD300A. In this case. Switch position 5–8 are used to select the operational mode. Next.4. For more information about setting the DX8100 data communications setting for the KBD300A.

00 or higher device for each ATM/POS device. For information about the VSI Pro and the various types of ATM/POS equipment that it supports.com/technical_support/index. ATM/POS CONFIGURATIONS Table H summarizes the supported ATM/POS configurations and items required to implement the configuration. The cable is required for connecting the ATM/POS device to the VSI-PRO and to connect the VSI-PRO to the PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit. The VSI-Pro handles the data communication between the ATM/POS device and DX8100. The following items are required: • One AVE VSI-PRO Version 12. Installation of ATM/POS devices and the VSI-Pro is accomplished in two steps: • Hardware installation: Hardware installation requires that you do the following: – Connect the VSI-Pro to the ATM/POS device.Appendix G: Connecting ATM/POS Devices DX8100 version 2. For information about connecting the VSI-Pro the DX8100. • • For more information about the PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit. The VSI-Pro is designed to interface with many different types of cash registers and POS equipment and allows you to program the VSI-Pro to match your register's communications settings. Up to four each of the following items are required: • AVE VSI-PRO Version 12. contact AVE: • • Technical Support department at http://www. ATM/POS Configurations Connection Type RS-232 (COM 1/COM 2) Required Items The DX8100 supports interfacing ATM/POS devices using one of both of the RS-232 COM ports via a DB9 connector.html. – • Connect the VSI-Pro to the DX8100.00 or higher device for each ATM/POS device. For information about setting up the DX8100 to communicate with the VSI-Pro. For information about connecting your VSI-Pro to the ATM/POS device. – Setting up the DX8100 to interface with the VSI-Pro. User-supplied Category 5 straight-through RJ-45 data cable.com/customer_service/index. Software configuration: Software configuration entails doing the following: – Programming the VSI-Pro to communicate with your ATM/POS device. refer to the DX8100 server operation/programming manual or DX8100 application Help. RS-422 (Port 1–4) The DX8100 supports interfacing ATM/POS devices using the RS-422 communications ports (Port 1–4) via a RJ-45 connector. refer to PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit Installation manual. refer to Configuring DX8100 ATM/POS Communication Options.americanvideoequipment. PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit. refer to the VSI-PRO Operation Manual and the documentation that came with your ATM/POS device. 84 C2629M (9/06) . providing a standard compatible RS-422/RS-485 and RS-232 interface to the DX8100. The cable is required for connecting the ATM/ POS device to the VSI-PRO and to connect the VSI-PRO to the DX8100 RS-232 COM 1 or COM 2 port. Customer Service department at http://www.html.0 supports connection to ATM/POS equipment using the AVE VSI-Pro.americanvideoequipment. refer to the VSI-PRO Operation Manual. This cable is required to connect the PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit to the DX8100 RS-422 RJ-45 port. For information about programming the VSI-Pro. Table H. • AVE triport cable for each ATM/POS device. • One AVE triport cable for each ATM/POS device.

htm to verify that your ATM/POS device is listed in the VSI Compatibility table. The pin assignments are as follows: • Pin 2: RD • Pin 5: SGND The cable length is 3 feet. VSI-PRO DB9-to-DB9 Triport Cable The table below describes the VSI-PRO DB9-to-DB9 triport cable. The VSI-PRO reroutes signals to the DX8100 according to the following pin assignments: VSI-PRO Pin 3: TD Pin 7: RTS DB9 (male) DX8100 Pin 2: RD Pin 5: SGND DB9 male connector that connects the VSI-PRO to the DX8100. This section is organized as follows: • • RS-232 ATM/POS Device Configuration RS-422 ATM/POS Device Configuration USING THE VSI-PRO TRIPORT CABLE Figure 124 illustrates the VSI-PRO Dresser Wayne DB9-to-DB9 Triport cable used to interconnect between the ATM/POS. Direct connection between an ATM/POS device and the DX8100 without using the VSI-PRO is not supported. VSI-PRO DB9-to-DB9 Triport Cable Item Part DB9 (male) Description DB9 male connector that interfaces with the VSI-PRO. refer to the VSI-PRO operations manual. For specific details regarding ATM/POS device cabling requirements. Cable DB9 (female) C2629M (9/06) 85 . DB9 female connector that connects the ATM/POS device to the VSI-PRO.com/technical_support/vsi_compatibility.Americanvideoequipment.CONNECTING ATM/POS HARDWARE This section describes how to connect ATM/POS devices to the DX8100 server using the VSI-PRO. Figure 124. Go to URL http://www. VSI-PRO. Table I. and DX8100 server.

A user-supplied cable that connects the camera to the DX8100 video input. 86 C2629M (9/06) . AVE VSI-PRO ATM/POS interface. AVE triport cable used to connect the ATM/POS device to the VSI-PRO and to connect the VSI-PRO to the DX8100 RS-232 COM1 or COM2 port. ATM/POS output is recorded by the DX8100 as data. The ATM/POS device. One or two ATM/POS devices can be connected to the DX8100. One camera is shown. The DX8100 DVR. Figure illustrates a RS-232 ATM/POS device configuration. For specific details about the DX8100 back panel. In this configuration. but multiple cameras can be assigned to monitor the ATM/POS event from different physical positions. Figure illustrates a dual ATM/POS device configuration. refer to Figure 10 on page 23. Table J. Once recorded. The ATM/POS data is routed through the VSI-PRO to the DX8100 RS-232 communications port. Items Required for a Single RS-232 ATM/POS Device Configuration Item Part Camera Video cable VSI-PRO Data cable DX8100 server ATM/POS device Description The designated camera positioned to monitor the ATM/POS event. RS-232 ATM/POS Device ConfigurationThe table below describes the items required for the RS-232 ATM/POS device configuration.SETTING UP A RS-232 ATM/POS DEVICE CONFIGURATION This section describes how to set up a RS-232 ATM/POS device configuration. the camera is connected directly to the DX8100 camera input. You use the RS-232 ATM/POS device configuration to record searchable ATM/POS data that is synchronized with recorded video. the ATM/POS data is searchable and can be displayed synchronously with the recorded transaction video. One or more cameras can be configured to respond to an ATM/POS event.

Plug the VSI-PRO power transformer into an appropriate AC power source. Each VSI-PRO device is connected to a PV140 RS-232/422 converter. Table K. Items Required for a Dual RS-422 ATM/POS Device Configuration Item Part Camera Video cable Data cable VSI-PRO ATM/POS device DX8100 server Description The designated cameras positioned to monitor the ATM/POS event. AVE triport cable used to connect the ATM/POS device to the VSI-PRO and to connect the VSI-PRO to the DX8100 RS-232 COM1 or COM2 port. A user-supplied video cables that connect the cameras to the DX8100 video input. Connect the VSI-PRO power transformer into the VSI-PRO. For information about connecting the VSI-PRO and ATM/ POS device. You can configure multiple cameras to be associated with a transaction event. Each respective camera is connected directly to the DX8100 camera input. The DX8100 DVR. refer to the ATM/POS installation and VSI-PRO VSI-PRO Version 12. Interface connection for this configuration is summarized as follows: 1. 4. Each ATM/POS device is connected as follows: a. Connect the AVE RS-232 cable to the DX8100 COM1 or COM2 port. The ATM/POS data from each ATM/POS device is routed through its respective VSI-PRO to a DX8100 RS-422 port. One or more cameras can be configured to respond to an ATM/POS event. Use the appropriate AVE cable to connect the VSI-PRO to the ATM/POS device. b. Each PV140 is connected to a DX8100 RS-422 port through a user-provided RJ-45 cable. 3. the ATM/POS data is searchable and can be displayed synchronous with the transaction video. This configuration is applicable for applications that have one to four ATM/POS devices. C2629M (9/06) 87 . The ATM/POS device. 2. AVE VSI-PRO ATM/POS interface. To connect the ATM/POS device and VSI-PRO in a RS-232 ATM/POS configuration: 1. the camera is connected directly to the DX8100 camera input. You use the RS-422 ATM/POS device configuration to record searchable ATM/POS data that is synchronized to recorded transaction video.00 Operation Manual. c. Once recorded. ATM/POS output is recorded by the DX8100 as data. In this configuration.RS-422 ATM/POS Device ConfigurationThe table below describes the items required for the RS-422 ATM/POS device configuration. 2. ATM/POS output is recorded by the DX8100 as data. Once recorded. the ATM/POS data is searchable and can be displayed synchronous with the transaction video. Each ATM/POS device is connected to a separate VSI-PRO. SETTING UP A RS-422 ATM/POS DEVICE CONFIGURATION This section describes how to set up a RS-422 ATM/POS device configuration.

The cable is constructed with a two-wire pigtail on one end and an RJ-45 plug on the other. The DX8100 DVR. AVE VSI-PRO ATM/POS interface. PV140 RS-232 to RS-422/485 Converter 88 C2629M (9/06) . Figure 126. The ATM/POS device. AVE triport cable used to connect the ATM/POS device to the VSI-PRO and to connect the VSI-PRO to the PV140. Table L. A RS-232 to RS-422 converter that provides a bidirectional electrical interface between RS-232 and RS-422 data ports. A user-supplied cables that connects the cameras to the DX8100 video input. Items Required for the Multiple ATM/POS Device Configuration Item Part Camera Video cable VSI-PRO Triport cable DX8100 server ATM/POS device PV140 Data cable Description The designated cameras positioned to monitor the ATM/POS event.Figure 125 illustrates a RS-422 ATM/POS device configuration. refer to Figure 10 on page 23. User-supplied RJ-45 cable that connects the PV140 to Port 1 to 4 of the DX8100 DVR. One or more cameras can be configured to respond to an ATM/POS event. Multiple ATM/POS Device Configuration The table below describes the items required for the multiple ATM/POS device configuration. Figure 125. PV140-to-RS-422 Connection Figure 126 illustrates the cabling requirements to implement the PV140-to-RS-422 connectivity to the DX8100 RJ-45 port. For information about the RJ-45 plug wiring.

C2629M (9/06) 89 . which connects to the pin 7 (RX-) of the DX8100 RJ-45 connector. Table M. Figure 127. PV140 terminal TX-. PV140 DB9 Pinouts Triport DB9 Male Pin 2: RD Pin 5: SGND Power supply Transmit data Transmit data RJ-45 User-Supplied RJ-45 Cable Pin 2: RD Pin 5: SGND PV140 power transformer provides 12 VDC. PV140 and User-Supplied RJ-45 Cable Wiring 3. VSI-PRO DB9-to-DB9 Triport Cable Item Part DB9 (female) Description PV140 DB9 female connector that interfaces with the triport DB9 male connector. refer to the PV140 RS-232/422 Converter Kit Installation manual. Table N. For installation instructions. Insert the RJ-45 plug into Port 1–4 as required. which connects to the pin 8 (RX+) of the DX8100 RJ-45 connector. refer to Figure 10 on page 23. 2. For information about the DX8100 back panel. Set up one PV140 RS-232 to RS-422 converter and user-supplied RJ-45 cable for each ATM/POS device. The VSI-PRO triport DB9 male connector pin assignments and the PV140 terminal wiring pin assignments are described below. PV140 terminal TX+.The table below describes the Pv140 RS-232 to RS-422 converter. Connecting ATM/POS Devices via RS-422 To connect ATM/POS devices in a RS-422 configuration: 1. For information about the DX8100 back panel. refer to Figure 10 on page 23. Use the appropriate AVE cable to connect each additional VSI-PRO to an ATM/POS device. User-supplied RJ-45 connector that interfaces the ATM/POS device to DX8100 Port 1–4.

Configure the following port settings using the drop-down boxes provided. click . click 2. • • • • • Interface mode Baud rate Parity Data bits Stop bits 90 C2629M (9/06) . In the Setup dialog box. In the Communication Port drop-down box. The Network page is displayed. Do the following: a. you must configure the DX8100 to communicate with the ATM/POS device(s). c. For more information about configuring DX8100 ATM/POS options. The Port/Device page is displayed. 3. 4. select a port (COM1 or Port 1 to Port 4). b. To configure the DX8100 to communicate with the ATM/POS device(s): 1. In the Network page. select ATM/POS. refer to the DX8100 Operations and Programming Manual or the DX8100 server online Help. In the device drop-down box.CONFIGURING DX8100 ATM/POS COMMUNICATION OPTIONS Once you have installed the ATM/POS device(s). The Setup dialog opens to the Camera page. On the DX8100 toolbar. This section describes how to set up DX8100 ATM/POS options. click the Port/Device tab. .

Device Configuration Page: General Tab 6. The Data Format List page is displayed. In the Communication Port Configuration section. do the following: a.5. Click Data Format. Click Apply. Port/Device PageIn the Port/Device page. Figure 128. In the Device Mode drop-down box. C2629M (9/06) 91 . b. click Configure. select a mode. In the Device Configuration page. The Device Configuration dialog box opens. c. Single mode is the default mode. do the following: a.

Figure 129. Data Format List PageTo create a data format. Using the information from the transaction record or other source. set the parameters for the following Data Format sections (as applicable): • • • • Transaction Format Monetary Format Time Format Character Format 8. Click OK. The Data Format dialog box opens. click Add. Figure 130. The Data Format page is re-displayed and the newly created data format is listed in the Data Format List. Data Format Dialog Box 7.b. Data Format List 92 C2629M (9/06) .

Click . b. In the Device Configuration page. e. Figure 131. In the Device ID column. The Available ATM/POS Device table is displayed. Select the data format you want to assign to the ATM/POS device. Click in the Data Format cell to display the available data formats. The Data Format cell drop-down box is displayed.9. Click the Settings tab. c. Click OK to confirm selection and return to the Port/Device page. C2629M (9/06) 93 . do the following: a. click the check box to select an ATM/POS device. Double-click the Data Format cell for the selected ATM/POS device. Assigning a Data Format to An ATM/POS Device 10. Do one of the following: • • Click Apply to confirm selection and remain in the Device Configuration dialog box. The Linking setup page is displayed. f. d.

13. 15. Click Apply. 94 C2629M (9/06) . Create an ATM/POS schedule for the camera you linked to the ATM/POS address. Schedule Setup PageOn the DX8100 toolbar. The Event-Recording Link Settings page is displayed. In the Enable Record/Live on Source ATM/POS Event area. . Figure 132. In the ATM/POS Record Link Settings area. The DX8100 live view mode is displayed. 14. do the following: a.11. Click Event-Recording Link Settings. The Schedule setup page is displayed. click . Click In the ATM/POS Address drop-down box. Event-Recording Link Settings Page 12. c. click a camera to link the camera to the ATM/POS address. b. select an ATM/POS01 address.

Drag the camera linked to an ATM/POS address to a view pane. click View > OSD > POS. Figure 133. ATM/POS transaction data is displayed in the view pane for the camera linked to the ATM/POS address. From the DX8100 menu bar. 17.16. Example of ATM/POS Data Transaction Recording C2629M (9/06) 95 .

C. (Design and product specifications subject to change without notice.88 cm) 48 lb (21 kg) maximum (fully equipped. N.78 x 48.0 (H) x 19. 32 channel unit) *It is recommended that an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) device be used with the DX8100 with a 700 VA or better rating. 50/60 Hz.) 8/16/24 (user selectable. noncondensing ENVIRONMENTAL Operating Temperature: Relative Humidity: GENERAL Dimensions Desktop: Rack Mount: Unit Weight: Shipping Weight: 7 (H) x 17 (W) x 19. 96 C2629M (9/06) .Specifications ELECTRICAL/VIDEO Input Voltage: Power Consumption: Signal System: Operating System: Recording Resolutions: 100-240 VAC +10%.0 ports (2 in front.18 x 50./N.0 (W) x 22 (D) inches (17./N.O.55 cm) 7.9 (D) inches (17.O.26 x 55.78 x 43.C. autoranging* Maximum 350 watts NTSC/PAL Windows 2000 and Service Pack 4 NTSC 320 x 240 640 x 240 640 x 480 352 x 240 704 x 240 704 x 480 PAL 320 x 288 640 x 288 640 x 576 352 x 288 704 x 288 704 x 576 Compression: Video Inputs: VGA Outputs: Analog Video Outputs: Alarm Input Terminals: Relay Output Terminals: Relay Contact Ratings** Rated (Resistive) Load: Remote Administration: Total Recording Rate: Pelco proprietary 8/16/24/32 (looping with automatic termination) 1 1 (2 with 16-channel expansion kit) 8/16/24/32 (user selectable N. 32 channel unit) 68 lb (31 kg) maximum (fully equipped. **Relays are grounded. 4 in rear) 50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C) Maximum 80%.5 A at 120 VAC or 1 A at 24 VDC Full remote control via TCP/IP network Up to 480 images per second at CIF Up to 240 images per second at 2CIF Up to 120 images per second at 4CIF MECHANICAL Connectors BNC: 6-pin mini-DIN: DB9: DB15: DB26: RJ-45: Audio Connectors: USB: Video inputs and outputs PS/2 mouse and keyboard COM 1 VGA port Optional audio option Gigabit Ethernet port (1000BaseT) and RS-485/RS-422 ports One miniature phone jack for audio output 6 high-speed USB 2.) 0.

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