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N883, N884 Series: Enable Audio Recording

The following article provides instructions for enabling audio recording on your NVR.

Caution: Audio recording and / or use of listen-in audio without consent is illegal in certain jurisdictions. Lorex Corporation assumes no liability for use of its products that does not conform with local laws.

Enable Audio Recording

Prerequisite: To configure audio recording settings, you must first connect an audio capable camera or external audio devices such as a self-powered microphone and self-powered speaker. For more information, see the article N883 Series: Connect Audio Devices.

  1. From the Live View display, right-click to open the Quick Menu, then click Main Menu.
  2. Click CAMERA. Click the Recording tab from the side panel, then the Recording tab from the top panel.

Enable Audio Recording

  1. Select the channel where the audio camera is connected.
  2. Select the type of recording to enable audio for. If you wish to record audio at all times, ensure you configure both General (continuous) and Motion (motion detection) recording.
  3. Under Main Stream, click More and configure the following:

.More Audio Settings

  • Audio: Click to enable.
  • Compression: Select an audio codec (G711a recommended).
  • Sampling Frequency: Select an audio sampling rate (8000 recommended).
  1. Click Apply to save changes.

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