Jun 17

Q: Can I use the D-Link DNR-202L with cameras other than mydlink™ cameras?

A:No, the DNR-202L supports mydlink™ cameras only.

Q:Can I use the D-Link DNR-202L recorder with more than 4 cameras?

A:You can setup up to 8 cameras with the DNR-202L but can only record up to 4 cameras simultaneously.

Q:Can I search for recorded video based on motion detected?

A:Yes, in the View Recorded Files window, the date and time with motion or sound recordings will be highlighted in blue.

Q:What browsers are supported for viewing my DNR-202L remotely?

A:The following browser are fully suppported, Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari 5. Other browser may also work but are not fully supported.

Q:What happens when a drive is un-mounted (disconnected from the DNR-202L)?

A:When a drive is un-mounted or disconnected, the DNR-202L will beep and continue recording to the second disks automatically if one is available.

Q:When using the DNR-202L, Is it possible to use the two USB drives at the same time with 4 cameras sources, 2 in each drive?

A:No, all the cameras will be recorded to the drive “A” first and then the drive “B” when the drive “A” is full.

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Jun 17

Follow the steps below to manually upgrade the firmware of your D-Link DNR-202L. (this process can also be used to restore a failed “bricked” unit)

Symptoms:

  • Unable access the configuration pages or web interface
  • Firmware update failed – Top LED light now blinking red all the time
  • The DNR lost power while in the firmware update process – Resetting back to factory has no effect on the unit. (Top LED light is solid red)
  • An error message regarding it’s certificate shows up when trying to access the configuration pages and the device appears frozen.

 

WARNING:  This Manual firmware upgrade/rescue process  will reset the unit back to factory setting.  Reconfiguration of your DNR-202L will be needed at the end of this process. 

 

STEP 1.  Download the latest version of the firmware by visiting http://support.dlink.com/dnr-202L

 

STEP 2. Unpack the downloaded ZIP file and rename the extracted firmware file (with file extension “.bin”) to “update.bin“.

 

 

STEP 3.  Insert a Flash Drive, memory USB stick/USB stick to one of your computer USB ports. Quick Format the USB stick to FAT32 file system to be use on the next step.

(Warning:  backup any files on your flash drive before starting this process, you will loose all files previously saved in it when performing a format).

 

 

 

STEP 4:  Copy the “update.bin” to your freshly formatted flash drive and disconnect the flash drive from your computer when this process is done:

 

 

 

STEP 5:  Power off the DNR-202L by unplugging the power source. Insert the USB flash drive into USB port marked “HD1”  of the DNR-202L (next to the Ethernet port; marked #3 in the image below ).

 

 

 

STEP 6:  Press and hold “Scan” button and connect the power back to the DNR-202L . The DNR will begin running thought it’s start up sequence,  you will hear a long beep follow by a short one (continue holding the SCAN button)  until the DNR-202L LED ring light will show a flashing red light, release the “Scan” button. The upgrade process will begin.

 

 

 

 

STEP 7: After the firmware upgrade is done, the buzzer will give two short beeps this will marked the end of the upgrade process. .  Manually reboot the unit by disconnecting and reconnecting the power.

 

 

The D-Link DNR-202L should now be upgraded and ready for setup.

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