How to instant backup multiple days on the DX4700/DX4800.


Backup recorded video option from live video display was not available in the previous version.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DX4700 nonHD series (v1.02.01.0866 or higher)
  • DX4800 nonHD series (v1.02.01.0866 or higher)
  • DX4700HD Series v2.01.00.869)
  • DX4800HD Series v2.01.00.869)


New version release information


New version 1.2 or higher allows creating a backup from live video,

  • What's included in a backup.
    • All cameras ( no individual camera selection) 
    • Changeable Month\Day\Year-Hour\Minutes
  1. Log in with the admin account.
  2. Select the CD icon to the right of the screen.

  3. Select "Backup" in the Method menu
  4. Select (USB/DVD device) in the "Target Device" menu.
  5. Make needed adjustment in the Start and End Date Time field.
  6. Select "Start" 

  7. Verify backup is in progress.

  8. Once it show 100%, wait until "Backup Completed" is prompted  then press "OK"
  9. Remove USB/DVD media.


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