Watcher XL Plus - Adding a New Camera

Watcher XL Plus - Adding a New Camera

Once the camera is connected you should see lights on the port of the PoE Switch. When lights are lit, the switch is receiving communication. The camera will take a few moments to power on before it can be added. Once it is powered on, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Device Management () at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Click on IPC Search at the bottom right.

Device Management Screen

  1. Select the camera’s network Adapter IP Address and set the Device Type to NV series IPC. If no camera shows up, click Update Device List (this may take a few moments).

Devices List

  1. Click on the new camera and edit the IP Address to match the camera network (ex. Also change the Login Password field to the system password found on the introductory sheet included in the system box. **If you do not have this sheet or password information, please call our tech support for further assistance.**
  2. Click on Modify Device Information.
  3. Click on Update Device List and click the camera again (it should now have the new IP Address we assigned to it) If it does not, please try adjusting the password and modifying the device again.
  4. Click on Add Device.
  5. Click on Exit.
  6. The camera should now be added in the Device Management and show a  Success under the Connect Status column.
  1. From the Device Management screen, click on the newly added camera.

Modify Added Device

  1. Click on Modify Device.
  2. In the Device Name box, rename the camera by its location. Do Not use any special characters. Camera names can only be alphanumeric (with the exception of hyphens, underscores, and periods). We recommend changing the names as soon as possible so it is easier to find recorded video.
  3. Click on Save.
  4. Click on Exit.
  5. To add a camera to the display; click, hold, and drag the desired camera from the Device List on the right to the window you would like to display in. This will make sure the camera is working properly.
  6. Repeat for each camera.

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