Configuration and Setup

Accessing Device Passwords on Your Lorex Cirrus App

If you forgot your device's password on the Lorex Cirrus app, use these steps to regain access. NOTE: The following instructions are shown using an iOS (Apple) smartphone. There may be some...

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D Series DVRs: Audio recording

The system supports Lorex HD audio cameras, which transmit audio through the same coax cable used for video connection. The system can also record one audio channel using the AUDIO IN...

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D Series DVRs: Backing up video recordings

Back up recordings from the hard drive to a USB flash drive (not included). To back up recordings: Insert a formatted USB flash drive (not included) into a free USB...

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D Series DVRs: Changing the recorder’s output resolution

The system will automatically match the resolution of the connected monitor the first time you use the recorder. IMPORTANT: If you need to switch the monitor, make...

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D Series DVRs: Configuring hard drive overwrite

When the hard drive is full, the system will overwrite the oldest recordings by default. This is recommended, as it makes sure that your system will continue to record without any input...

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D Series DVRs: Configuring recording quality

The system uses two video recording streams: a Main Stream and a Sub Stream. The Main Stream records high quality video to your system’s hard drive. The Sub Stream records lower resolution...

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D Series DVRs: Configuring smart motion detection

Set preferences for motion detection on each channel, and select channels you want to enable smart Person/Vehicle detection on. NOTE: Depending on your system configuration, the maximum number of channels that support...

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D Series DVRs: Playing back recorded video

Search through and play video recordings from the hard drive. To search for and play recordings: From live view, right-click and then click Playback. If prompted, log in using the...

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D Series DVRs: Setting a recording schedule

You can set a custom recording schedule so that your security system records video according to your needs. For example, you can set the system to record continuously during business hours and...

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D Series DVRs: Setting up email alerts

You can configure the system to send out email alerts for motion detection and other events. NOTE: To send out motion detection alerts, you must enable the Send Email option for motion...

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