Export more than one channel at a time from the DX8100 Series Hybrid Video Recorder

Issue

Can you export more than one channel at a time from the DX8100 Series Hybrid Video Recorder?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX8100 Series HVR

Cause

Export multiple video (Channel) in a single export.

Resolution

Yes, using the Bookmarking feature.


The Export Video dialog box will show 1 bookmarked time region for multiple cameras.
For example, Camera 1 could have 9:00am to 9:30am bookmarked and Camera 2 could have 1:05pm to 1:28pm bookmarked. When the Export Video dialog box is opened you would see an entry for both cameras and time ranges in the Time Range window.  Simply checkmark the number box next to each time range you need and click Export.

To book mark data and export video for multiple channels:

  1. On the DX8100 toolbar, click the Search button . This ensures that the HVR is in the Search mode.
  2. Select a camera from the Site Tree.
  3. Locate the timeline slider at the beginning of the range you want to bookmark.

    Note:You can use the drop-down box and spinner buttons above the timeline to locate a bookmark.
     
  4. To create book marks, do the following:
    a. Click the Expand Bookmark button . A red bookmark flag appears on the timeline.
    b. Locate the timeline slider at the end of the range you want to bookmark.
    c. Click Expand Bookmark button. The bookmark flag and the region between bookmarks turn gray.
         Note: Exporting a bookmarked region of video requires start and end bookmarks. If only one bookmark is set, video will not be marked for export.
    d. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for each additional region you want to bookmark for that camera



     
  5. Click the Export button. The Export Video dialog box opens.
  6. Do the following:
    a. Right click the time range you want to assign to multiple channels. The Duplicate Bookmark submenu is displayed.



    b. Click Duplicate Bookmark. The Select Channel dialog box opens.
    c. Click the check box for each channel to which you want to assign the book mark region.
    d. Click OK. The time range for each selected channel is displayed in the Time Range table.
     
  7. Do the following:
    a. In the Device panel, click the check box of the desired export device.
    b. Click the check box for each time range you want to export.
     
  8. Click Export.