Canon VB-S800D User Manual
Viewer operation guide
Network Video Recording Software
Viewer Operation Guide
This guide describes the basic operation of RM Viewer. For a more detailed description of
the operation, see the “Administrator Manual” on the supplied CD-ROM.
The toolbar has buttons for accessing
commonly used functions.
Lets you send/receive live audio for a camera
or play back recorded audio.
Controls the settings on the camera. See
“Controlling a Camera” on the other side of this
Displays recording information and past events.
Points to the time code being played. Drag the playhead to
change the time code of the video in the video window.
Displays a live or a recorded video from a camera.
Place and arrange video windows in this
Live Events Log
Displays events that occurred within the last hour when
the log is first opened after starting the Viewer.
Displays a list of cameras. Select the camera
you want to view from the list.
[Search for:] searches for cameras in the list
that meet the search criteria, such as the
camera name or tag.
Starting/Exiting the Viewer
Double-click the [RM Viewer] icon on the desktop.
The RM-Lite icon has a different appearance.
Enter the [Host Name], [User Name] and
[Password] and click [Connect].
The Viewer starts.
Record the user name and password here:
If you record your user name and password here, be sure to handle this
document carefully, so as not to reveal them to an unauthorized person.
to return to the previously displayed layout. Click
to display the
Selects and switches to a different video window layout.
Displays a grid in the background of the viewing area.
Zooms in and out of the viewing area.
Displays the Camera Control dialog box, used for controlling a camera.
Starts recording video.
Captures a still frame of the displayed video. The still frame can be saved.
You can zoom a region of the camera video in the video window using
Viewer PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom).
Searches for events. Video can be played back from an event in the search
Tabs allow different layouts to be open at the
same time for quick access.
(RM-Lite does not support the tabs function.)
Select [File] > [Exit].
The Viewer exits.
Searching for a Camera and Viewing Video
Search for a camera to view using various search criteria.
Click the search button ( ) on the
Camera Selector and select the type of
Type the search criteria to search for
Selecting an Event and Viewing the Video
You can search for events and play back video from an event in the search results.
Double-click a camera in the search
results list to open a video window for
Click [Search] on the Toolbar to display the
[Event Search] dialog box.
Specify the search criteria and click [Search]
to start searching.
Select the event you want to view and click
[Play Back Video].