DVR NVR Help

Below are in depth videos and/or articles on functions frequently asked about related to our DVRs and NVRs.

  1. Configuring IP Cameras on a Network

    Configuring IP Cameras on a Network
    Connecting IP cameras to an existing network is a tricky task for first timers. You'll have to understand a few principles to really be efficient at setting up your new IP camera system. 
  2. How to Change Encoding Resolution of your Security Cameras

    How to Change Encoding Resolution of your Security Cameras
    Sometimes it makes sense to down-convert the image of your IP security camera to a lesser resolution than it's built to cap out at. The camera will have less work to do when encoding video. The data stream will be a smaller size eating up less bandwidth. The NVR will better be able to handle […]
  3. Over Decode Ability Explained for NVRs

    Over Decode Ability Explained for NVRs
    If you've ever gotten the message "Over Decode Ability" on your NVR's monitor and wondered why it's there, then you're not alone. The majority of folks that see this have a system comprised of 4MP security cameras or 4k security cameras. Let's go ahead and define it: Over Decode Ability - The maximum processor time […]
  4. NVR DVR Password Reset Instructions

    NVR DVR Password Reset Instructions
    Finding that you've forgotten the password to login to your DVR or NVR can be frustrating. If you've attempted to log in with the wrong password more than three times you account will be locked for 45 minutes, not allowing you to enter another password. These are security devices. They have a locking feature to […]
  5. How To View Multiple DVRs and NVRs From One Location

    How To View Multiple DVRs and NVRs From One Location
    If you have more than one location where you have deployed one of our security DVRs or NVRs then you are probably wondering how you can view each security camera recorder through one interface. For that we have our Smart PSS program available to our customers in both Windows and Mac version. Using this Central […]
  6. Free DDNS Setup for IP Cameras and NVR DVR Recorders

    Free DDNS Setup for IP Cameras and NVR DVR Recorders
    So you're having trouble viewing your security camera system remotely, and you've already read our articles on forwarding your ports. Unless you pay your ISP (Internet Service Provider) for a static IP address you will need to set up Dynamic DNS (DDNS) in order to access your home network remotely. This article will explain what […]
  7. Using Firefox With Your Network Security Cameras and Systems

    Using Firefox With Your Network Security Cameras and Systems
    Accessing the web service on one of our DVR's, NVR's or IP cameras requires that you use a compatible browser. Attempting to log in remotely to one or all of these devices with an incompatible browser will produce unpredictable errors. What is a compatible browser? A compatible browser is one that can use ActiveX controls. […]
  8. Recording IP Security Camera Systems to FTP or the Cloud

    Recording IP Security Camera Systems to FTP or the Cloud
    Cloud storage has become increasing popular the last few years for storage solution needs that arise in companies. It has also become very popular as a solution for off-site storage and backup of footage from IP cameras and IP camera systems that need lots of storage space, as recording in HD resolution is very memory […]
  9. How to Reset Your NVR or DVR

    How to Reset Your NVR or DVR
    Sometimes a single configuration can mess with your entire surveillance system's functionality. Zeroing down the exact cause can be very time-consuming. If you have a misconfigured NVR or DVR recorder and want to correct it, but don't know what setting is the culprit, you can use the "DEFAULT" feature to reset the digital video recorder […]
  10. How to change the order of IP cameras connected to your NVR

    How to change the order of IP cameras connected to your NVR
    Want to change the order of PoE IP cameras connected to your PoE NVR, then this is a must watch video for the quick trick needed to reset the camera settings on the NVR. First, make sure you connect the cameras to the numbered PoE ports on the back of your NVR recorder. Disregard the […]
  11. DDNS Setup using NO-IP and your Computer

    DDNS Setup using NO-IP and your Computer
    So you’re having trouble viewing your surveillance system remotely, and you’ve already read our articles on forwarding your ports. Unless you pay your internet service provider for a static IP address you will need to set up Dynamic DNS (DDNS) in order to access your home network remotely. This article will explain what is DDNS, […]
  12. Security DVR and NVR Email Alert Setup Guide

    Security DVR and NVR Email Alert Setup Guide
    All of the DVR and NVR video recorders offered by CCTV Camera World have video based motion detection and email alert notifications as standard features. Although setting up motion detection based video recording is easy, integration of your email account and configuring email alerts can be challenging for the user unfamiliar with our DVR interface. […]
  13. Motion Detection Recording Setup for Security Camera DVRs

    Motion Detection Recording Setup for Security Camera DVRs
    This article will take you step by step through the process of enabling motion activated recording in your DVR or NVR recorder that you have purchased from CCTV Camera World. This is a very straightforward and simple process that should be very similar regardless of your unit and firmware. When you have your cameras set […]
  14. How to Enable Audio Recording and Streaming on your DVR

    How to Enable Audio Recording and Streaming on your DVR
    Audio recording and streaming capabilities are a standard part of almost all of the security camera DVRs that we sell. For the analog CCTV camera DVR and the HDCVI DVR it is necessary to enable audio recording through the user interface, whereas for IP cameras with built-in mic the NVR auto detects the presence of […]
  15. How to setup a recording schedule on your NVR or DVR

    How to setup a recording schedule on your NVR or DVR
    Our DVRs and NVRs offer a variety of recording options. You can configure recording schedules based on the following methods: 1) calendar based, 2) motion activation based, or 3) alarm based. These schedules can be set individually for each camera, or copied to several or all cameras. You can configure recording schedules in several ways. […]
  16. How to Backup Video from your DVR or NVR

    How to Backup Video from your DVR or NVR
    Video backup to a USB flash drive is very easy from any of our DVR recorders or NVR recorders. Simply format a USB flash drive using the FAT or FAT32 file system and insert it in to the front USB 2.0 port on your DVR. Then follow the steps demonstrated in the video below
  17. How to connect an IP Camera to NVR or Tribrid DVR

    How to connect an IP Camera to NVR or Tribrid DVR
    IP cameras are sophisticated pieces of technology that have many features that other security cameras do not have. IP cameras at this point have the capability to surpass modern HD cameras in visual resolution and clarity once you start getting into the higher end models. There are many reasons to choose to go IP, but […]
  18. Brand Name IP Camera Compatibility List

    Brand Name IP Camera Compatibility List
    We are frequently asked by customer migrating their existing network camera systems to our NVRs whether their IP security cameras would be compatible with our video recorders. After extensive research, we have compiled the list below. It applies to CCTV Camera World NVRs, Hybrid NVRs, and Tribrid DVRs.  If you don't see your camera on […]
  19. Smart PSS Monitoring Software Guide

    Smart PSS Monitoring Software Guide
    Smart PSS is a computer software that will allow you to access your DVR with a multitude of functionalities. To be able to access your live video feeds, stored video, and download recorded video brings a whole new element of security. To new users, this program may seem intimidating to master. We assure you that […]

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