Recording and Storage

N Series NVRs: Audio recording

The system supports Lorex HD audio cameras, which transmit audio through the same network cable used for video connection. CAUTION: Audio recording and / or use of listen-in...

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N Series NVRs: Backing up video recordings

Back up recordings from the hard drive to a USB flash drive. To back up recordings: Insert a USB flash drive into a free USB port on the recorder. From...

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N Series NVRs: 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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N Series NVRs: 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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N Series NVRs: Playing back recorded video

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

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N Series NVRs: 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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Recorded Video: File formats

There are 4 common file formats DVR / NVR systems use in video backups. .dav Certain models of DVR / NVR create .dav or proprietary video files by default. To...

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Recorded Video: Slow playback

When viewing playback from a computer, smartphone, or tablet, connection issues and image quality settings can impact video streaming quality. If you are experiencing slow playback issues, please check the following: ...

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Recorded Video: Viewing downloaded video on microSD card on PC / Mac

Some Lorex by FLIR DVR / NVR models enable you to view recorded video in your DVR / NVR client software. For product specific instructions on viewing recorded video files, see your...

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Recording Video: Managing storage capacity and recording resolution

The amount of recording time available on your DVR / NVR System is partially determined by the type Recording resolution you are using. Recording resolution is the number of pixels (dots)...

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