the DVR for viewing on local network.
These steps are for
setting up for local network viewing. Perform this first before setting
up for internet viewing.
- Enter [SYSTEM MENU] > [EXTERNAL DEVICE] > [TP/IP
SETUP] > [DHCP SETUP] > [DHCP MODE]
- Place the cursor at DHCP MODE and press ENTER to
switch the DHCP MODE to [AUTOMATIC]. Then, move the cursor over
[DETECT IP] and press ENTER to detect IP. DVR will automatically get
the IP ADDRESS, SUBNET MASK, and GATEWAY from the Cable Modem and
shows the IP information on the DVR.
- Change DHCP MODE back to [MANUAL].
- Press MENU and go back to the previous setup
page, [TP/IP SETUP]. Go to [IP CONFIG SETUP] to set up the port
number. Use port 08000, as some routers do not support higher port
numbers. Write down the IP address for the DVR at this time.
- Hit the MENU key until the DVR has completely
exited all menus. Check to make sure that the DVR is recording (REC
light on front of DVR will be on).
- Make sure the customer has installed the
Remoteview J2k client. Open the program and click on the Setup
- On the IP/PORT tab, make sure Manual is selected.
Enter in a name, the IP address, port number, and the username
"admin". Hit Save, and then OK. (If the customer has changed the
default password on their DVR, they must download the newest version
of Remoteview at http://closeoutcctv.com/ under the "Help" section).
- Click on the Connect button, and select the entry
for the current DVR, then click OK. You should see the cameras start
appearing after a few seconds.
the DVR for viewing over the Internet.
- Make sure you have performed all the steps in
"Setting up the DVR for viewing on local
- Forward port 8000 to the local IP address of your
DVR (usually 192.168.XXX.XXX). Please see
"Port Forwarding Information" on how to set up your router's
to determine your Internet IP address. If you have a static address
through your internet provider, it should match what you see on the
- When viewing over the internet with Remote J2k,
you will use the Internet IP address of your connection, with port
8000 to access your DVR.
the DVR to use DDNS for remote access.
Make sure the DVR is currently working over
the internet by connecting using the IP address and the Remoteview
software. Please see
"Setting Up The DVR For Viewing On The Local Network" and
"Setting up the DVR for viewing over the Internet"
for setting it up to work over the internet.
- In the DVR menu, go to
[EXTERNAL DEVICE] > [TCP/IP SETUP] > [IP CONFIG SETUP]. Write down
the MAC address of the DVR.
- Click the MENU key and then go to [DDNS SETUP].
Ensure that the DDNS Server is entered in as 059.124.143.151.
- Have the user open Internet Explorer (DDNS works
only in IE), and go to http://advr.com.tw/. Have them click on
- Fill in Group Name, Password, Confirm Password,
and E-Mail. Click OK.
- Have the user log in with the previously supplied
information. They should see a DVR List page. Click on Add DVR.
- Enter the DVR Name and MAC address (only
alphanumeric characters, no dashes). Click OK. They should now see
the DVR in the list.
- On the DVR's DDNS Menu, click on Register. After
a few seconds, you should see Register OK for the DNS Status.
- On the DDNS site on the DVR List page, hit the
browser's Refresh button. You should see the current IP address of
the DVR and the port number fields populated.
- On the DVR, exit the menu completely by clicking
the MENU button.
- Adjust the user's ActiveX settings according to
- Once ActiveX is setup, have the user click on the
Web link by the listed DVR. It will take about a minute on the first
try, as it must download the ActiveX control for the viewing
Once it is fully opened, the user can
log in and view the DVR using the profiled information.
Unable to log in to advr.com.tw or strange characters appear after
If you experience problems logging in to
advr.com.tw, or after logging in, you get strange characters, you will
need to create a new account with the DDNS service. This happened
because your previous username contained invalid characters (punctuation
or spaces). Your new username must contain only alphanumeric characters
(A-Z, 0-9), and no spaces are allowed.