Hello Every one, today I’m going to share with you a new device called Zmodo DVR cameras system, a week ago I had an opportunity to buy and install 3 systems for a business , the systems were 2 x Zmodo 16 channels and one Zmodo 8 channels cameras , the plan is to connect them all together to a mobile phone and watch three business from one Phone! Live! is that interesting ? keep reading to know how to setup this device and connect it through the internet to your wireless phone wither its running android , OS iPhone , Windows Phone or even Windows PC ! .
Before we go further in this article I need you to learn the features of this device first .
Zmodo 16 & 8 channels DVR system features :
- This device comes with 16 channels it means you can connect up to 16 cameras to it .
- it has 960 H Resolution .
- QR Code ( you will need this feature to connect the device to your wireless phone through the internet ).
- Network connectivity (its very easy to connect it local network or to the internet ) .
- You can connect SATA HDD the one I used was 2 TB !! it can rewind the camera system more than 60 days back !!.
- HDMI , VGA Display ports .
- USB BACKUP (use USB flash drive to backup images or videos no need to expensive equipment any more).
- Motion Detection .
How to Install & Setup Zmodo DVR System :
Here I’m going to share with you how to install this DVR system in your home or business .
- Find a place where you are going to place the DVR , it should be away from dust , secure , and away from children and close to internet router .
- connect the DVR from the Ethernet port to the router through Ethernet cable such as Cat 5 or Cat 6 .
- connect all the cameras the ports in the back of the DVR system one by one .
- connect the DVR To HDMI PORT to your TV or to VGA Port in your computer Monitor .
- connect the mouse provided to any USB port .
- Now your ready to turn your Zmodo DVR system ON! .
How to connect Zmodo DVR system Mobile Phone or Computer :
Now your DVR system up and running but you need to connect the DVR to your Wireless Mobile Phone ? its very easy , just follow the steps below :
- If you have iPhone open an app store and search for Zmodo Zsight , If you have android phone open google play store and look for Zmodo Zsight .
- once you locate the app ( Zmodo Zsight ) click on it to install it in your phone .
- once the installation of this app is finished go ahead and open it .
- Here is very critical point , you need to register the app and the DVR under your own EMAIL address make sure you enter CORRECT email address and password .
- once you have done that , Make sure your phone is connected to your local network through the WIFI nothing else (it must make sure its NOT connected to the phone company wireless internet )
- go ahead and click on the plus sign its located on the right upper corner .
- you will see several options , one of them is search LAN ( see the picture below), click on this option .
- the device is there click on it !
- Now your DVR is attached to your Mobile Phone through your email address! .
- now you can switch between the WIFI or your phone company internet and see if you can watch through both of them .
- Enjoy !
How to Watch Zmodo DVR system through Windows PC :
After you completed the steps on how to install Zsight APP and used your mobile phone to watch the cameras , Now you can use your PC laptop to watch your cameras in very easy step :
go to MeShare website and write your email address and password ( it must be the same email address and password you used in Zsight app earlier see the picture below ) .