UNDERSTANDING ON-SCREEN MENUS EASY START GUIDE: Understanding the OSD (On Screen Display) Menus On any camera, right click the mouse once to bring up the OSD Menu.  The OSD Menu will appear at the bottom of the page or, if used in a multiple view screen, it will appear below the camera.   The first Icon is the to manually start and stop recording.   The 2nd icon is used for instant playback.  Clicking this will make the camera display recorded data for the last 5 minutes.  You can click the X to leave this mode.  The 3rd icon is to turn audio on or off and adjust the volume for this function.  This only applies to cameras with audio. The 4th icon is for PTZ Control, this applies to both PTZ cameras and varifocal cameras with motorized lens.  Clicking this button will bring up the PTZ submenu onto the screen.  If your camera is a PTZ, then using the arrow buttons will move the camera in that direction.  Both PTZ and motorized lens cameras work with the zoom in and out buttons, allowing the camera to change their field of view.  PTZ cameras will auto-focus but the motorized lens cameras will require you to focus the camera with the focus control buttons. The 5th icon is Digital Zoom, clicking this button will cause the camera to zoom in digitally.  Once the camera has zoomed in, it will have a PIP window in the bottom right- hand corner with a red rectangle.  You can use the mouse to click and drag a new rectangle of varying size or location to zoom into a different part of the image.  Right clicking the mouse will exit this mode. The 6th icon is the image settings for the camera.  This includes 6 differnt sliders, one for each of the following: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue, Sharpeness, De- Noising.  I will show the first four below at the default, low, and high value on the slider to give you a exagerated idea of their purpose.  Brightness, default value Brightness, low value Brightness, high value Constrast, default value Contrast, low value Contrast, high value Saturation, default value Saturation, low value  Saturation, high value Hue, default value Hue, low value Hue, high contrast In addition to the image adjustment sliders, there is a mode function which will give you some presets for different lighting conditions for the camera. The last icon is used to close the OSD Menu.      
ARMIX CCTV® 2016 - All Rights Reserved
ARMIX CCTV® 2016 - All Rights Reserved  
UNDERSTANDING ON-SCREEN MENUS EASY START GUIDE: Understanding the OSD (On Screen Display) Menus On any camera, right click the mouse once to bring up the OSD Menu.  The OSD Menu will appear at the bottom of the page or, if used in a multiple view screen, it will appear below the camera.   The first Icon is the to manually start and stop recording.   The 2nd icon is used for instant playback.  Clicking this will make the camera display recorded data for the last 5 minutes.  You can click the X to leave this mode.  \ The 3rd icon is to turn audio on or off and adjust the volume for this function.  This only applies to cameras with audio. The 4th icon is for PTZ Control, this applies to both PTZ cameras and varifocal cameras with motorized lens.  Clicking this button will bring up the PTZ submenu onto the screen.  If your camera is a PTZ, then using the arrow buttons will move the camera in that direction.  Both PTZ and motorized lens cameras work with the zoom in and out buttons, allowing the camera to change their field of view.  PTZ cameras will auto-focus but the motorized lens cameras will require you to focus the camera with the focus control buttons. The 5th icon is Digital Zoom, clicking this button will cause the camera to zoom in digitally.  Once the camera has zoomed in, it will have a PIP window in the bottom right-hand corner with a red rectangle.  You can use the mouse to click and drag a new rectangle of varying size or location to zoom into a different part of the image.  Right clicking the mouse will exit this mode. The 6th icon is the image settings for the camera.  This includes 6 differnt sliders, one for each of the following: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue, Sharpeness, De- Noising.  I will show the first four below at the default, low, and high value on the slider to give you a exagerated idea of their purpose.  Brightness, default value Brightness, low value Brightness, high value Constrast, default value Contrast, low value Contrast, high value Saturation, default value Saturation, low value  Saturation, high value Hue, default value Hue, low value Hue, high contrast In addition to the image adjustment sliders, there is a mode function which will give you some presets for different lighting conditions for the camera. The last icon is used to close the OSD Menu.