Date / time settings on the DX8100.

NOTICE

POTENTIAL FOR DATA LOSS.
The steps detailed in the resolution of this article may result in a loss of critical data if not performed properly. Before beginning these steps, make sure all important data is backed up in the event of data loss. If you are unsure, please contact Product Support Services prior to attempting the procedure below.

Issue

Where can I find the date and time settings on the DX8100

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX8100 Series

Cause

Configure system to desired date and time.

Resolution

To set the system time:

1. On the DX8100 toolbar, click Setup button . The Setup dialog box opens to the Camera page.

2. Click the System button . The System page is displayed.

3. In the Date/Time Setup section, do the following:

a. In the Date/Time drop-down box, select the current month, day, and year.

b. Select the current time.

WARNING: Attempting to set the system clock to a time earlier than the current system time will require that you either perform one of two options: delete all data recorded between the current time and the new time,
or do not delete previously recorded data and begin recording only after the system time has passed the recorded time. One exception to this rule involves Daylight Saving Time.

c. Click Update.

d. In the “Time zone” drop-down box, select the correct time zone.

e. Click Update.

4. Click Apply.