What's the difference between normal and event partition on the DX4500/DX4600 Series digital video recorder?

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Issue

What's the difference between normal and event partition on the DX4500/DX4600 Series digital video recorder?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX4500/DX4600 Series

Cause

Allocate hard drive spaces.

Resolution

The normal partition is used for continuous and manual recording. 
The event partition is used for alarm and motion detection events. 
The normal and event partitions are adjustable to allow the user to optimize storage utilization to meet their recording and retention requirements.

NOTE: Changing the event partition size will format the hard drive(s); all previous recorded video will be deleted.

To change the event partition:

  1. Enter the Setup menu
  2. Click on System
  3. Click on hard disk
  4. Change the Event partition percentage.
  5. Exit the menu
  6. Accept the new changes,