Substream settings allow you to configure the video quality settings for streaming to a PC / Mac or smartphone / tablet. Substream allows you to conserve Internet bandwidth for connections over the LAN or Internet while still ensuring high quality recordings. Mainstream settings configuration.
REMINDER: Increasing the substream settings may affect the performance of the video stream, depending on bandwidth available.
The following instructions require you to access your system using your NVR and a monitor.
To configure substream settings:
Right-click on the Live View, and then click Menu.
Click Record and then click Recording Setup.
Click the Substream tab.
In the Camera drop-down, select the camera you want to configure.
In the Resolution drop-down, select the resolution to use for streaming:
In the Bitrate Type drop-down, select:
Constant: for constant bit rate.
TIP: If you select Variable, select the Video Quality between Highest and Lowest.
In the Frame Rate drop-down, select the frame rate for streaming.
In the Max. Bitrate Mode drop-down, select:
In the Max Bitrate (Kbps) drop-down, enter the desired bitrate in Kbps.
Click Apply to save changes, and then click Back to exit.