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How to activate Motion Detection

To make sure Motion Detection is activated, please check the following settings:

On the NVR interface, move the mouse cursor to the bottom left, click the main menu button, and then click Setup >> Channel >> Motion >> tick the Switch checkbox

If you are adding R-series Camius IP cameras, you can also select Target Detection

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Then check if the Motion detection schedule is enabled by the following Setup >> Record >> Record >> Record Schedule; click on the hello circle titled ‘Motion’ on the right side, and then select the time of day and which weekdays to have motion activated; you can also click and drag to include the whole grid.

Pic-1 – IPvault1128PR interface while connected to a monitor via HDMI

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Pic-2 – IPVault2256PR interface while connected to a monitor via HDMI

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Pic-3 – IPVault2256PR browser interface

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You can click the ‘Copy’ button at the bottom to apply these settings to other cameras and then click on the Apply button.

Motion detection should instantly start, and as confirmation, you can see an orange ‘walking’ icon on the top-right for cameras with motion.

If you enable Push Notifications for motion detection, you need to have this Motion Record Schedule enabled and configured as described above.