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Remote Viewing on Web Browser

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A-S0401R1, A-S0401R2 (H.264), A-S0801R3, A-S1601R4, A-S0801R8, A-S0401R13 (Cat. A)

These models use only one port for remote web viewing, which is the http port (default 80).  To access the DVR from local network, please find the DVR's IP address from its Menu -> Network Setup.  Once the IP address is obtained, enter that onto the address bar of web browser of your preference. (i.e.  If the http port is not set as 80, you will need to specify the port number as well (i.e.

A-S0402R17, A-S0802R18, A-S0802R19, A-S1602R20B, A-S1602R25, A-S1604R20A, A-S1604R26, A-S0401R21, A-S0802R22 (Cat. B)

These models provide comprehensive remote access feature and use three ports for remote access: http port(default 8000), control port(default 67), and data port(default 68).  To access the DVR from local network, please do the same as the other models listed above.  Please note that for these models, Internet Explorer is strongly recommended since most of thier remote features are running based on ActiveX control.  Firefox, Chrome, and Safari are accessible to the DVR with only remote viewing capability. 

Access DVR from remote location

To access your DVR from a remote location, you will need to configure your router's setting, so it forwards the port(s) necessary to the DVR.  Way of setting up port forwarding is varied depending on the brand and model of your router.

For Cat. A products, only the HTTP port needs to be forwarded.  For Cat. B products, both control port, data port and HTTP port are necessary. 

Once port forwarding is succeeded, you will be able to access the DVR from a remote location with you public IP address.  If you are using Dynamic IP, it is strongly recommended that you register a free DDNS account, so a hostname will be pointed to your floating IP address automatically.
Last Updated on Friday, 18 February 2011 10:33