This page is to help out installation and configuration of your new DVR, as well as aid in camera and lens selections. If you have any specific questions, please contact us.

Camera Comparision Chart

Model Picture Resolution Standard Lens Available Lenses Indoor/Outdoor Lux Night Vision Range
CL-20S 420 3.6mm Yes Indoor Only 1.0 N/A
CL-21S 420 3.6mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.5 N/A
CL-3102 420 3.5mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 50 ft.
CL-3208 420 3.5-8mm No Indoor Only 1.0 N/A
CL-34S 420 3.5mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 60 ft.
CL-34SH 480 3.5mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 65 ft.
CL-45SH 480 3.5-8mm No Indoor Only 1.0 N/A
CL-512SH 480 3.6mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 65 ft.
CL-515SH 480 3.5-8mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 65 ft. .
CL-55S 420 none Yes Indoor/Outdoor* 0.8 N/A
CL-80S 420 16mm No Indoor/Outdoor 0.0 120 ft.
CL-806B 380 3.5mm Yes Indoor Only 1.0 N/A
CL-806CP 380 2mm Pinhole No Indoor Only 1.0 N/A
CL-81S 420 3.6mm No Indoor Only 2.0 N/A
CL-85S 420 3.6mm No Indoor Only 2.0 N/A
CL-923 480 none Yes Indoor/Outdoor* 1.0 N/A

Lens Field of View Table:

Port Forwarding Information:
Port Forwarding Information can be found at Please change these setting only if are you familiar with router configuration. CloseoutCCTV is not responsible for any changes that you make that affect the performance of your router and/or Internet connection.

Recording times for the DVR:
4 channels
250GB - 2.5~17 days
500GB - 5~33 days
1000GB - 10~67 days

8 channels
250GB - 1.5~8 days
500GB - 2.5~17 days
1000GB - 5~34 days

16 channels
250GB - 1~8 days
500GB - 2~16 days
1000GB - 3~32 days

Setting up the DVR for viewing on local network.
These steps are for setting up for local network viewing. Perform this first before setting up for internet viewing.


Place the cursor at DHCP MODE and press ENTER to switch the DHCP MODE to [AUTOMATIC]. Then, move the cursor over [DETECT IP] and press ENTER to detect IP. DVR will automatically get the IP ADDRESS, SUBNET MASK, and GATEWAY from the Cable Modem and shows the IP information on the DVR.

Change DHCP MODE back to [MANUAL].

Press MENU and go back to the previous setup page, [TP/IP SETUP]. Go to [IP CONFIG SETUP] to set up the port number. Use port 08000, as some routers do not support higher port numbers. Write down the IP address for the DVR at this time.

Hit the MENU key until the DVR has completely exited all menus. Check to make sure that the DVR is recording (REC light on front of DVR will be on).

Make sure the customer has installed the Remoteview J2k client. Open the program and click on the Setup button.

On the IP/PORT tab, make sure Manual is selected. Enter in a name, the IP address, port number, and the username "admin". Hit Save, and then OK. (If the customer has changed the default password on thier DVR, they must download the newest version of Remoteview at under the "Help" section).

Click on the Connect button, and select the entry for the current DVR, then click OK. You should see the cameras start appearing after a few seconds.

Setting up the DVR for viewing over the Internet.

Make sure you have performed all the steps in "Setting up the DVR for viewing on local network".

Forward port 8000 to the local IP address of your DVR (usually 192.168.XXX.XXX). Please see "Port Forwarding Information" on how to set up your router's port forwarding.

Use to determine your Internet IP address. If you have a static address through your internet provider, it should match what you see on the website.

When viewing over the internet with Remote J2k, you will use the Internet IP address of your connection, with port 8000 to access your DVR

Setting up the DVR to use DDNS for remote access.
Make sure the DVR is currently working over the internet by connecting using the IP address and the Remoteview software. Please see "Setting Up The DVR For Viewing On The Local Network" and "Setting up the DVR for viewing over the Internet" for setting it up to work over the internet.

In the DVR menu, go to [EXTERNAL DEVICE] > [TCP/IP SETUP] > [IP CONFIG SETUP]. Write down the MAC address of the DVR.

Click the MENU key and then go to [DDNS SETUP]. Ensure that the DDNS Server is entered in as

Have the user open Internet Explorer (DDNS works only in IE), and go to Have them click on Register.

Fill in Group Name, Password, Confirm Password, and E-Mail. Click OK.

Have the user log in with the previously supplied information. They should see a DVR List page. Click on Add DVR.

Enter the DVR Name and MAC address (only alphanumeric charecters, no dashes). Click OK. They should now see the DVR in the list.

On the DVR's DDNS Menu, click on Register. After a few seconds, you should see Register OK for the DNS Status.

On the DDNS site on the DVR List page, hit the browser's Refresh button. You should see the current IP address of the DVR and the port number fields populated.

On the DVR, exit the menu completely by clicking the MENU button.

Adjust the user's ActiveX settings according to

Once ActiveX is setup, have the user click on the Web link by the listed DVR. It will take about a minute on the first try, as it must download the ActiveX control for the viewing program.

Once it is fully opened, the user can log in and view the DVR using the prefilled information.

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