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  • Basic difference between the NVR and DVR

    NVR stands for Network Video Recorder, and DVR stands for Digital Video Recorder.

     

    As an electronic device, DVR inputs information directly from the cameras, and the video is then encoded and processed within the DVR. To say this, DVR would play a central role in DVR security systems and the cameras could not work alone.

     

    Well, on the other hand, NVR is like a software program that simply inputs video from the network. To say this, video on NVR has already been encoded and processed within the camera.

     

    With the background knowledge of what the NVR / DVR system is and their differences, let's explore the advantages and disadvantages of NVR and DVR, and then you will know which makes you better.

     

    See the table below for quick comparison between NVR and DVR, and later I will explain in detail.

     

    Factor

    DVR

    NVR

    Cameras type

    Analog cameras

    IP cameras

    Cameras supported

    Fixed

    Flexible

    Signal stability

    More Stable

    Less stable

    Cost

    Lower

    Higher

     

    Introduction

    This document explains how to setup for basic Hikvision Plug and Play DVR. This document is drafted n the bases of one Hikvision DVR.

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    We can check the DVR model number from the Menu by going to General, then by going to More Settings as shown in the above image.

     

    Step 1 – Network setup

    Navigate to the Menu by going to Network, then by going to General as shown in the below image.

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    By default the Enable DHCP is check for automatical IP allotmnet

    We can uncheck and provide any static IP as per our requirement.

     

    Step 2 – User management

    Navigate to the Menu by going to User, then by going to User Management as shown in the below image.

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    As the default password is admin@123 which need to be changed as per requirment.

     

    Click the admin and change the password as per the below snapshot

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