How to playback backup video from a DX4100 using the DX4100 client.


How to playback backup video from a DX4100 using the DX4100 client.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DX4100
  • DX4100 Client


Playing back video that was created using the backup video feature on the DX4100.


Backup search allows you to locate and playback video that was backed up to a USB drive or to CD/DVD media. You can also copy the backed up
data from the media to the Client PC’s hard drive.
Select a Backup Media Device
NOTE: The backup location must contain backup files before the location can be added to the Backup Search dialog box.
Adding a location
  1. At the computer, connect or insert the backup media. The location is accessible.

  2. On the toolbar, click the Search button . By default, the Search window appears in the Date/Time mode.

  3. On the File menu, click Backup Search. The Backup Search dialog box appears.

    Backup Search Dialog Box
  4. Click Add. The Add dialog box appears.

  5. In the Name box, type a name for the location.

  6. In the Open box, click the Browse button . The Open dialog box appears.

  7. Find the backup location, click the location/device, and then click OK. The path appears in the Add dialog box.

  8. Click OK. The location appears in the Backup Search dialog box.

  9. In the Backup Search table, select the backup location, and then click Update.

  10. Click OK. The backup media appears in Site Tree and the term "Backup" is displayed in each panes.



Search Backup Media

Backup Search Window


  1. In the application window, click a pane. A red border highlights the selected camera pane.

  2. In the Search control, select a mode.

  3. Click Play.

  4. To hear recorded audio, on the Playback control, click the Audio icon