Play a Recording
Use the playback controls on the timeline to control the
image displayed in the video window.
Controls for image playback.
➁Event display area
Click to move the playhead to the playback position.
Drag the playhead to change the playback position.
Video Window Display for Playback
Displays the playback status.
Displays the camera name and the time and date of the
You can play recordings from more than one camera at the
You can display recordings from one camera in multiple video
windows. You can also play images recorded at different times
Click [Live] on the timeline toolbar during playback to return to
the live image.
Jump to previous event
Rewind (each click changes the speed in
sequence: 1x, 2x, 5x, 10x)
Go to previous frame
Go to next frame
Fast forward (each click changes the
speed in sequence: 2x, 5x, 10x)
Jump to next event
You cannot use rewind or go to previous frame for recordings
in MPEG-4 or H.264 format. Also, the fast forward speed is
fixed at 2x.
Because image data is being sent from the Storage Server to
the Viewer during playback, playback response and
smoothness depends on factors such as the amount of
The time displayed on the timeline corresponds to the clock
on the computer where the Viewer is running.
To play back a recorded video, set a time earlier than the
current time that will allow recording 10 frames*. If you try to
simultaneously record and play back video before 10 frames
have been recorded, playback may be momentarily
* At a recording frame rate of 0.1 fps, 10 frames takes
At a recording frame rate of 1 fps, 10 frames takes