Product Highlights
Intuitive and Easy to Use
Manage up to 64 network cameras, and up to 32
cameras on one screen with a user interface that is
streamlined, simple and easy to use 1
Multiple-Channel Playback
View and play back high quality real-time video from
multiple channels al owing for quick and efficient
Pan/Tilt/Zoom Controls
Enable high resolution monitoring and expand your
survey area with motorized pan/tilt al owing you to
keep and eye on important areas
D-ViewCam Plus

The DCS-250 D-ViewCam Plus is a comprehensive network camera surveil ance software
designed for enterprise users. It central y manages up to 64 network cameras and is compatible
Video and Camera Support
with current D-Link network cameras, video servers and a large range of third party network
• Supports up to 64 network cameras (through
cameras.1 2 This software offers digital monitoring and recording of video, audio, and events
two 32 camera licenses)
for use in various security applications. Furthermore, this easy-to-use surveil ance software
• Supports all D-Link cameras
provides users with a wide array of features, including Multiple-Channel playback, high
• Supports a large range of third party network
resolution monitoring, and live view.
cameras 2
• Connect to D-Link NVR devices to view
Live Monitoring & Centralized Management
videos through Remote Live Viewer
• MJPEG/MPEG-4/H.264 compression format
The DCS-250 is a comprehensive surveil ance system designed to central y manage up to 64
• Megapixel network camera support
network cameras while displaying real-time status information.1 Map Mode al ows you to
create maps based on camera location and orientation, and the Device Tree lists al the cameras
• 30 FPS maximum recording per camera
connected to the interface for easy viewing. Additional features such as patrol, rotate, zoom,
• Intelligent search tool for quick and accurate
searching of video footage
and focus provide users with optimal control over their video surveil ance.
Pan/Tilt/Zoom Control
Video Recording & Playback
• Auto pan for more convenient usage
The D-ViewCam Plus offers scheduled, motion, and manual recording options to meet specific
• Manual control for personalized control
user demands. Recorded files can be searched according to video type or selected within the
• Preset positions and patrolling for effective
user interface for playback, editing, or AVI /ASF file conversion.
camera monitoring
Ease of Use
Event Action Configuration
• Multilingual support
Event Action provides enhanced surveil ance and security by detecting events from smoke
• Live monitoring
detectors, magnetic door sensors, emergency buttons, cameras, card readers, or other I/O
• Automatic discovery of network cameras
devices. Connect any of these devices to the I/O connector of a compatible D-Link network
• Alarm status for easy and instant response
camera so that, when an event triggers a device, a notification is immediately sent to the
whenever an event occurs
D-ViewCam Plus software. The D-ViewCam Plus then notifies you either by e-mail or an audio
• Remote playback/web playback support
• Video playback control

DCS-250 D-ViewCam Plus
Video & System Database Backup
Compatible with 3rd Party CMS
The D-ViewCam Plus playback function al ows users to load and play a A Central Management System (CMS) can manage an unlimited number of
recorded file on a Windows PC. It al ows users to monitor a live feed on one network cameras worldwide, al owing simultaneous operation by unlimited
computer while watching a recorded file on another. D-ViewCam Plus also workstations. A CMS is considered to be the omni-solution for large-scale
provides a utility (DBTool) to reconstruct, repair, or relocate the databases projects, such as defense instal ations, justice facilities, security companies,
in a local drive or external drive. It also supports the import/export of city surveil ance, and national and international enterprises. To meet these
configuration files, enabling users to synchronize surveil ance settings across needs, the D-ViewCam Plus can be integrated with an existing 3rd party CMS
to provide a flexible surveil ance solution.
Your Network Setup
D-ViewCam Plus
Technical Specifications
Camera Support
• Supports up to 64 cameras (32 cameras per license)
• Megapixel network camera support
Video Comprehension
• MJPEG/MPEG-4/H.264 Compression format
Software Features
• Triple monitor support
• Multilingual support
• Widescreen support
• On-the-fly configuration changes
• OSD (On-screen Display) setting
• Auto reboot function support
• Live Monitoring
• System DDNS support
• 30 FPS maximum recording per camera (subject to
• SMS alert
camera and video server capacity)
• Lock system to avoid unauthorized changes
• Automatic discovery of network cameras
• Basic counting application
System User Management
• User Validation
• User Profiling
• User Password Restriction
• Access Privilege Control
• Dual Password Validation
• MS-Windows Active Directory Support
• Supports multiple storage locations
• Pre-record/Post-record support
• Record by schedule
• One-way audio recording of multiple channels
• Record by event
• Record and live display at different frame rates and
• Digital watermark protection
• Manual recording support
• Supports Flexible Recycle
• Boost recording support

DCS-250 D-ViewCam Plus
Data Search and Playback
• Video playback control
• Extract snapshots from video
• Smart Search support
• Extract video to AVI/ASF
• Histogram quick search method for videos
• Supports remote playback/web playback
• Video stamp
• Instant Playback
Video Mode
• Screen division layout support
• Enable Move function to control a P/T/Z camera
• Monitor display al ows for drag and drop of videos
• Digital zoom in/out support
• Supports ful screen video
• Duplicate Camera
• Information window support
• Supports remote live viewing to display video
• Multiple channel playback support
• Supports camera multi-stream (model-dependent)
• Runs main console on selected monitor
Map Mode
• Multiple map support
• Camera preview
• Alarm notification
• Camera and I/O indicator
• Customized map background support
• Private mask setting
P/T/Z Control
• Auto pan
• Preset patrol ing
• Manual control
• Multiple patrol group support
• Preset positions (device dependent)
I/O Feature
• Output port control
• Digital Input Trigger SMS
• Input port trigger on event
• Digital Input Trigger CMS
• Output port relay when an event is detected
• E-mail notifications
• Digital Input Trigger Preset Go
• Backup database for logs and videos
• Burn backup files to DVDs on Windows XP
• Import/Export configuration
• Auto backup
• ONVIF support
• D-Link DWM-152-A3/156-A3/156-A6 3.5G/3.75G
• Device Pack support
adapter support
• Compatible with D-Link NVRs 3
• Al D-Link network cameras and a range of 3rd party
• Compatible with 3rd Party CMS
network cameras (visit for more
Supported 3rd party IP network camera
• ACTi
• Honeywel
• Alphatech
• IQinVision
• American Dynamics
• Arecont
• LevelOne
• LG
• Messoa
• Brickcom
• Centrix
• Onvif
• Panasonic
• D-Link
• Pelco
• Dahua
• Sanyo
• Dal meier
• Samsung
• DlinkCN
• Etrovision
• Sony
• Everfocus
• GE
• Grundig
• Videosec
• Guardliner
• Yudor
• 3S vision
• Remote Live Viewer
• DB Tool
• Playback System
• Verification Tool
• Backup System
• Remote Desktop Viewer
License Key Options
• IVS Counting license
• IVS Presence license

DCS-250 D-ViewCam Plus
Minimum System Requirements 4
• Intel Core 2 Duo E5300
• 2 GB
• Intel P55, H55, X58, P45, P43 chip, MB vendor ASUS Gigabyte or MSI with Intel Chipset recommended
Display Card
• ATI Radeon 4650 or above (ATI Driver V11-2 recommended)
• 100Base-T or above, Gigabit LAN recommended
Hard Disk5
• 250 GB or above
• 32 bits: MS Windows XP pro SP3/ Vista SP1/ Win 7 SP1/
• 64 bits: Win 7 SP1/ Win Server 2008 R2/Win 8/Win
Win 8
Server 2012
Order Information
Part Number
D-ViewCam Plus
1 Up to 64 cameras through purchase of two 32 camera licenses.
2 Please refer to the “Supported 3rd party IP network camera brands” section above.
3 Current NVR models compatible with D-ViewCam Plus are DNR-322L and DNR-326.
4 To determine the minimum hardware requirements for your planned surveillance system if it is not listed in the above table, please consult your system integrator, your reseller, or D-Link Technical Support.
5 Recording video over a long period of time will consume large amounts of disk space. Make sure that you have enough disk space if you want to use the recording function.
Updated 03/05/15
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