How to export video from the DX2000.


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How to export video from the DX2000.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DX2000
  • Windows XP
  • Microsoft JVM
  • Internet Explorer 6.0


Exporting recorded video from the DX2000 for investigation or review.


Saving recorded video on the PC's hard drive.

  1. Click the Recorded Video button. The Video Mode Recorded screen appears.
  2. Select the date of the video you want to view. You can click the arros to move forward or backward one day at a time or highlight the day, month, or year and type in what you want, and press Enter. Click the Today button if you want the current date and it is not displayed.

    Hours in whcih there is recorded video are displayed in color. Green indicates the recording is scheduled, yellow indicates an event triggered the recording, red indicates an alarm, and blue means motion started the recording.

    If you choose to play scheduled recording, all other modes of recordings will also play (motion, event, and alarm).
  3. The day is divided into 24 hours for each camera. The hours are displayed vertically (for example, a '1" above a "0" is 10) in military time. Click the hour you wish tio see. The Video Clip Display screen is displayed.
  4. Recorded information for the selected hour is divided into five-minute blocks. Click the block for the time you wish to record to the PC's hard drive. The program displays a menu with the minutes listed.

    DX2000 Playback
  5. Click the minute at which you want to start recording to the PC's hard drive.
  6. Click the Start To Record button it will turn bright red to indicate recording to the PC's hard drive has begun.
  7. Click the Start To Record button again to stop recording.


Playing back recordings from the PC's hard drive using the DX2000.

  1. While logged into the DX2000, click the Stop button. The viewing area turns white and the program displays an open folder icon.
  2. Click the open folder icon. The program displays a selection box of files. The file name consists of a camera number, month, day, year, hour (military), minute and second.
  3. Double-click the file you want to see. Files saved while viewing live have an LIV extension while files saved to the PC while viewing recorded DVR video have an REC extension.
  4. Click the Play forward button.
  5. Click the Stop button or Pause button to halt playback.

Note: Only Microsoft Java Virtual Machine is supported. It can be downloaded here. Sun Java cannot be used and will prevent the system from loading in a browswer.