Setup, Installing and using the camera utility, Setup > cameras – Cisco WVC80N User Manual

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Chapter 2

Installing and Using the Camera Utility


Wireless-N Internet Home Monitoring Camera

The controls and their functions are described below.




Click this button to toggle

the video between play and pause.

Playback Speed

Click and drag the

wheel clockwise to increase the speed of
the video playback, or counterclockwise
to decrease the speed of the video
playback. When the wheel is centered
(with the indicator at the top position),
the video will play at normal speed.

Frame by Frame

Click these buttons to

go back (left arrow) or go forward (right
arrow) exactly one video frame.


Click these buttons to

view the previous (left arrow) or the
next (right arrow) recording.


Move the slider to the right of

this icon to zoom into the current video
display. The zoom factor cycles from 1x
to 16x.


Click this button to capture a

still image of the current video display.


Click this button to print the

current video image.


Click this button to toggle the

sound off or on. Move the slider to the
left to decrease the volume or to the
right to increase the volume.

Memory Status

This section of the View Recordings window indicates, in
hours and gigabytes (GB), how much hard disk space is
available for recorded video.

Memory Status

Video Playback

The section at the bottom of the View Recordings window
is used to locate video for playback.

Video Playback

To locate and play a recording:

1. If you want to see all available recordings, toggle the

button above the timeline to View all recordings.
If you want to see only those recordings which were
triggered by motion detection, toggle the button to
View by motion detection only.

2. Using the calendar to the right of the timeline, select

the date of the recording you want to view. (Bolded
dates have recordings.)

3. The timeline displays blue bars where recordings are

available. To display video from a specific time, click
and drag the marker above the timeline to any point
above a blue bar. The marker will display the date and
time of the point you have chosen.

4. The video plays, starting from the point you have



The Setup screen is accessed by clicking the Setup icon.
There are three tabs along the top of the Setup screen:
Cameras, Recording Options, and Settings. By default,
the Cameras tab is selected when the Setup screen is
opened. These tabs display screens whose functions are
described below.

Setup > Cameras

Click the Cameras tab to set up a network Camera.

Setup > Cameras