How To Setup PC-NVR in Surveillance Pro

How To Setup PC-NVR

PC-NVR allows your device to record directly to your computer’s hard drive. To set up PC-NVR on your computer, follow the instructions set provided below. 

Note: PC-NVR is not compatible with macOS. PC-NVR is only compatible with Windows-based operating systems. To begin setting up PC-NVR, click on the PC-NVR option located in the Search menu.

If no PC-NVR service is found, click on the “Here” link to begin setting up the PC-NVR.

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The HDD Manager will appear showing you a list of drives that could be used to allocate storage.

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Select a disk you would wish to use for recording purposes, you may allocate as much space as you have available on the drive within its minimum and maximum allowance. Click Allocate.

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A prompt window will appear to warn you the allocation may take several minutes, and the application will restart after completion. Click OK to begin the allocation.

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You will notice the disk you selected will now have the allocated space you selected, and at any point in time, you can select Free to free up space by wiping that allocation.

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At the top of the Disk Manager window, you can select what happens when the disk you have allocated gets full. Two options, Stop Record to end all recordings after the disk is full or Overwrite to continue to save over the oldest recorded data.

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Next, click on Device Management to set up a device to the PC-NVR. Select your device from the Device Group section and click on the >> button to import it into the interface. The live feed for the device will be displayed in the window. Click Save.

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Exit the PC-NVR menu and on the main menu, click on Device. The PC-NVR option will be displayed in the interface indicating the PC-NVR has been properly set up in the software.

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