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Video Retention

Overview

Each MV camera has 128GB of integrated, state of the art, industrial-grade storage. All video from the camera is recorded onto this storage.

There are two modes of video quality, Standard Quality and Enhanced Quality. Standard Quality will capture 720p videos at 530 kbps/8 fps. Enhanced Quality will capture 720p videos at 765 kbps/15fps. The recording modes available are continuous, scheduled and motion-based retention. 

To select the quality setting, go to the Settings > Quality and Retention from a camera details page.

Max Retention

It is possible to set a maximum retention period for each individual camera. Select from the dropdown menu under Cameras > Settings > Quality and Retention > When should this camera delete footage? Footage will be recorded and deleted in the same way as before, on a first-in-first-out basis, up until the maximum retention time.

 

 

Live video only

In certain scenarios, recording any historical footage is disallowed. To enable "live video only" mode, apply a recording schedule that disables recording 24/7.

This will disable the creation of motion metadata. Motion heatmaps will not generate for live video only cameras. 

 

Deleting video from the camera

When camera nears full capacity of the internal storage, it will start deleting the oldest video stored. To delete all video at once from the camera, simply remove the camera from its network. This can done by selecting a camera under Camera > Monitor > Cameras and clicking the move option.

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