To setup recording to the Micro SD Card, configuration must be performed within the Web Interface of the DCS-942L. This can be done using the Cameras IP address or using the mydlink web portal.
Option 1: mydlink Portal
Step 1: Go to http://eu.mydlink.com/ and log into your account
Step 2: Select your DCS-942L and click on the Settings Tab
Step 3: Click on Advanced Settings
Option 2: Using the Camera IP Address
Note: If you already know the IP address of your DCS-942L, skip to the next section "Configuring your DCS-942L for recording"
Step 1: Launch the Install Wizard for the DCS-942L
Step 2: Click Next until the wizard searches for your camera
Step 3: When found, record the IP address of the camera you want to configure for recording.
Configuring your DCS-942L for recording
Step 1: Open your internet browser and type the IP address of your DCS-942L into the address bar
Step 2: When prompted, enter your username and password for the camera (The default username is admin and there is no password)
Step 3: Click on the Setup Tab and then click on SD Management on the left side
Note: You must format the installed SD card to allow the DCS-942L to read it. Formatting will cause all data on the SD card to be erased.
Step 4: Click on Format SD Card
Step 5: Click on SD Recording:
Step 6: Configure recording to the SD
Click Save Settings
Playback can be done directly from the mydlink portal or you can download the files to a computer for local playback.
Step 1: Click on the Setup Tab and SD Management on the left Side
Step 2: Select the day of recording (under Name)
Step 3: Select the file to view/download
Step 4: Choose to open or save the file
Note: You must have a video player installed on your computer to playback the file (ie. Windows Media Play/VLC)
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