Canon VB-S800D User Manual

Viewer operation guide

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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.

Audio Panel

Lets you send/receive live audio for a camera
or play back recorded audio.

Camera Control

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.

Video Window

Displays a live or a recorded video from a camera.

Viewing Area

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.

Camera Selector

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:

User name

Viewer Features

Toolbar buttons

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

next layout.


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.

[Record Now]

Starts recording video.


Captures a still frame of the displayed video. The still frame can be saved.

[Viewer PTZ]

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

search criteria.

Type the search criteria to search for

the camera.


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

the camera.




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].

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