[Video] Setting Video Size, Quality and Frame Rate
(2) [Bit Rate Control]
Select [Do not use bit rate control] or [Use bit rate
Select [Use bit rate control] when [Video Format]
under [Upload] is set to [H.264(1)] or when [Video
Format] under [Memory Card] is set to [H.264(1)].
(3) [Target Bit Rate (kbps)]
If [Use bit rate control] is selected in (2), select a
desired target bit rate from the 17 levels from  to
(4) [Video Quality]
If [Do not use bit rate control] is selected in (2), select
a desired quality from 1 to 5 (total 5 levels) for H.264
Greater values have higher quality.
(5) [Frame Rate (fps)]
Select , , , , , ,  or  (fps) for
the frame rate of video transmitted.
(6) [I Frame Interval (sec)]
Select [0.5], , [1.5], , ,  or  for the I frame
interval (sec) for H.264 video.
Select [Enable] to distribute H.264 video using two
H.264(2) video can be displayed using Admin Viewer
and RM-Lite Viewer. It cannot be used for upload,
memory card recording, or by VB Viewer.
Refer to the settings for “H.264(1)” for details about
[Video Size], [Bit Rate Control], [Target Bit Rate (kbps)], [Video Quality], [Frame Rate (fps)], and [I
Frame Interval (sec)] settings.
(1) [Date display]
Select whether to enable date display over video. If
[Enable] is selected, date information will be
displayed over video.
(2) [Position of date display]
Select [Upper left], [Upper right], [Lower left] or
[Lower right] for the position of date display
(3) [Format of date display]
Select [YYYY/MM/DD], [DD/MM/YYYY] or [MM/DD/
YYYY] for the format of the date display.
When streaming two H.264 videos, setting the video size
settings for H.264(1) and H.264(2) to the following
combinations restricts the frame rate to a maximum of 15 fps.
For all other combinations, a frame rate of up to 30 fps can be
1920 x 1080 All sizes
All sizes 1920 x 1080
1280 x 960 1280 x 960
1280 x 720 1280
When [H.264(1)] is selected for the memory card recording
and upload settings, the following restrictions apply to the
- Only [Use bit rate control] can be selected for [Bit Rate
- Only  or less can be selected for [Target Bit Rate
- Only one of [0.5], , and [1.5] can be selected for [I
Frame Interval (sec)].
Network load will increase if a larger video size is set or
higher video quality and target bit rate are set, as this
increases data size per frame. As a result, the following could
JPEG: The frame rate may drop
H.264: Video may be temporarily disrupted
Block noise may become noticeable if a large video size and
low target bit rate are set.
The data size may increase depending on the type or
movement of the subject. If the frame rate remains low or
other undesirable conditions continue for a prolonged
period, lower the video size or quality setting.
The included RM-Lite cannot record H.264 video.
H.264 video can be displayed using Admin Viewer and RM-
Lite Viewer. H.264 video cannot be displayed using VB