1.1 CMS Multi-Monitor Introduction
The Milesight CMS provides a powerful monitor surveillance tool that enhances security by providing administrators flexibility to monitor the live video from the network camera. It’s a video management system that works with the network cameras to provide video monitoring.
1.2 Environmental Requirement
The multi-monitor function supports up to 4 monitors. This function requires your PC need to support at least 4 display interfaces(HDMI/DVI/VGA).
1.3 Performance Overview
When your PC accesses multiple screens simultaneously, you can choose the appropriate mode as needed. There are four more options for you to choose.
When your PC accesses four screens simultaneously, it will be shown as below:
Chapter II Operations and Settings
Step 1: Add additional displayers to the PC. Click this icon to enter the configuration shown as below.
Step 2: Then the window will pop up:
Step 3: There are four more options for you to choose.
2.1 Live View Screen
If you have a lot of devices connected, you can play the Live View with multiple screens and get a more intuitive visual experience.
If you choose the second screen as the Live View Screen, the second screen will show the display:
Left click your interested channel, it will quickly display the Live View of this channel.
You can select the different Layouts View to see more channels.
you can also select the customized layouts View which configured in the Main CMS monitor.
When playing Live View, you can right click the mouse. The list is shown follow:
The icons on toolbar in the second Live View Screen are as below:
The description of the icons can be referred to the table below:
The toolbar of the Live View window:
For more details please refer to User Manual of CMS.
2.2 Alarm Screen
If you choose the screen as the Alarm Screen. When alarming, the alarm channel will pop up to this screen, the screen what you have set up will show the display:
When alarming, the alarm channel will pop up to this screen:
You can select the different Layouts View to see more channels or select the customized layouts View which configured in the Main CMS monitor.
It is worth mentioning that the Alarm Screen features with intelligent adjustment of the number of windows. For example, if you selected the Layout View of four windows and five or more devices trigger the Motion Detection at the same time, the Layout View of the Alarm Screen is automatically converted into nine windows.
When playing Live View, you can play it in full screen mode by right click the mouse and choose the”Show In Full Screen”.
2.3 Full Screen and None
You can also choose the screen as the Full Screen. If you want to see more details, you can double click the channel that you have chosen on the Live View Screen or the Alarm Screen and then it will will display the main stream in full screen.
When you need to use a screen for other purposes, you can choose the screen as None and means that the Live View temporarily turn off.