Using an Amcrest 4-in-1 Camera
Quadbrid or 4-in-1 technology, allows for a flexible means of providing HD-CVI, HD-TVI, AHD, and Analog formatted video to your DVR. The signal is transmitted uncompressed, which eliminates latency and allows for real-time, highly reliable video security without loss or delay. The cameras connect point-to-point directly to the DVR (BNC) which provides a highly secure, closed network, as well as a painless and non-complex plug-and-play setup process. The toggle switch for your 4-in-1 camera is represented in the image below:
Most Amcrest DVRs will require you to set the camera to HD-CVI or Analog (960H) settings and may not be compatible with HD-TVI or AHD. Ensure your 4-in-1 camera's toggle switch is set to the proper setting as indicated in the diagram below.
Note: If the proper mode configuration is not set, you will not be able to view your camera on your DVR. Please make sure you have the proper settings on your camera before you begin setting up or installing.
To install your Amcrest 4-in-1 camera, please follow the steps provided below:
Note: Make sure you have the proper mode configuration on your camera before running or connecting any cables. Refer to the Figure 1-1 for more details on how to set mode configurations for your specific DVR.
Step 1: Connect a BNC (coaxial) cable to the video out connection of your camera.
Step 2: Connect the male end of the DC power connector of the BNC (coaxial) cable to the female end of the power connector of the camera.
Step 3: Connect the BNC (coaxial) cable to a video out channel on the back of your DVR.
Step 4: Connect the male end of the DC power connector of the power adapter to the female end of the power connector of the BNC (coaxial) cable. Plug in the power adapter to apply power to the camera.
For more information on the installation process described, refer to the image below for more details.
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