How To View CMS Recordings

How To View CMS Recordings

  1. Double click on the security camera programme icon on your desktop.
  2. Click on OK on the Login screen. (You will see a User Name and a Password field but you don’t have to enter anything.)
  3. Wait a few seconds and then your programme should display.
  4. Connect to your CCTV installation by double clicking on the Device in the top left of your screen. (DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP OTHERWISE YOU WONT SEE ANY RECORDINGS!) If youve done it correctly, youll see a list of your cameras just below your device.
  5. Click on the Record button on the lower right hand side.
  6. Select a Device by clicking on the down arrow next to the Device box. You should see the CCTV installation you want to view, so make sure it appears in the Device window.
  7. Select a Channel by clicking on the down arrow next to the Channel box. Select one of your cameras from the list.
  8. Select the Date you want by clicking on the down arrows next to the two left hand boxes alongside Begin and End. (This will bring up a calendar so just click on the day you want).
  9. Select the Time you want by either typing it in to the two right hand boxes alongside Begin and End, or by using their scroll up and down arrows. I strongly suggest you enter the times using the 24 hour clock nomenclature because the am and pm arent visible unless you use your arrow keys to move to the right. So, lets say you want the recording to Begin at 1pm and finish at 2pm. Simply click on the first two digits in the Begin time box and type 13 (for 1300 which is 1pm). The program automatically changes it to 1 but dont sweat it. What you cant see is that its also changed to PM over on the right. Now go to the End time box and enter 14 (for 1400 which is 2pm) into the first two digits. Then enter 00 and 00 into the next two parts of the number (theyre set to 59 by default).
  10. Select your recorded video by clicking on Search. You will see one or more videos displayed in a list with the Date and the Begin and End times. (It also displays the file size in KB to give you an idea. If you take the last 3 digits doff the end of the KB number its roughly how many Megabytes the file is. Most are between 50MB and 150MB.)
  11. Select the video you want by double clicking it in the list.


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