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Guide on how to update SWANN LATEST

Update for V8 NVRs

Guide on how to update IP of V8 NVRs

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  1. V8 NVRs are NVR-8580, 8580RN, 8780, and 8780RN with Software version starting with V8
  2. NVR must have the latest firmware. To check, visit How to do OTA update? first.
  3. Update one camera at a time to decrease the possibility of incomplete updates. Simply retry on the cameras that were incomplete and they should complete on the second attempt.
  4. Check the live feed after each update to confirm if the camera is still working. In the event that you noticed an issue, STOP updating the rest.

Prepare the following:

  1. Computer with internet connection
  2. USB flashdrive (preferably 32GB or below)
  3. Mouse and connected to the NVR

Quick steps

Download the correct image file:

  1. Download the firmware based on the camera’s model number:
    1. NHD-865 (MSB or MSFB) or NHD-866MSD – click HERE  to download
    2. NHD-885 (MSB or MSFB) or NHD-886MSD – click HERE to download
    3. NHD-887 (MSB or MSFB) or NHD-888MSD – click HERE  to download
    4. NHD-900 (BE or DE) – click HERE to download
  2. Copy the files to a (preferably clean) USB memory stick.

Apply the firmware to the cameras:

  1. Insert the USB memory stick into one of the recorder’s USB ports.
  2. Open the menu on the recorder and proceed to Advanced > Maintain.
  3. In the Maintain tab, click on IP Cam Upgrade button.
    Menu Advance Maintain
  4. On the preparation screen, select the new firmware file (.sw) for each channel from the USB stick.
    Menu Advance Maintain IPCamUpgrade
  5. Once firmware file is specified, choose a Channel where firmware will be applied, then click OK.
    Menu Advance Maintain IPCamUpgrade selectchannel
    Menu Advance Maintain IPCamUpgrade selectchannel updating
  6. When firmware update is completed, you will receive this prompt:
    Menu Advance Maintain IPCamUpgrade selectchannel updating success
  7. Repeat this step with the old firmware file for any cameras that failed

DVR USB Firmware Update

Updating via USB direct to the 8-5680A recorder

NOTE: If you’re unit’s model number is DVR8-5680 (no suffix), follow this article instead: DVR8-5680 USB Firmware Update

If you’re unit’s model number is DVR8-5680RN, follow this article instead: DVR8-5680RN USB Firmware Update

If you’re unit’s model number is DVR8-5680X, follow this article instead: DVR8-5680X USB Firmware UpdatesampleNVR8 8580modelnumber   No suffix
sampleNVR8 8580RNmodelnumber   With suffix

To check what is your current firmware, access the DVR’s Menu then go to System > Information and look for the Software Version. For a DVR8-5680A, the latest Software Version is v8.1.0-20221223

Before you try the following procedure, read this article first: How to do OTA update?

If you are unable to use the automatic update service to update the recorder, you can use the following procedure to update manually.

  1. Prepare a FAT32 flash drive or USB – it needs to be on FAT32 for it to be read; there is no need for an external HDD as the files are small.
  2. Download the firmware file HERE and save it to your flash drive.
  3. Unplug the Ethernet cable connected to the DVR then reboot.
  4. Insert the flash drive to your DVR.
  5. Access the Menu and go to Advanced > Maintain then click on Upgrade.
  6. Select the fileD2108ST_V210609V210625V210709V211223V211223V211223V211014.sw and click OK.
  7. A confirmation window will appear, click on OK again.
  8. DVR will start to update. Make sure not to unplug the USB or turn off the DVR while it is updating.

NOTE2: If updating the firmware via Menu fails, use Swann Security  on a Windows computer. Follow Firmware update for V8 recorders via Swann Security VMS (Windows)

NVR USB Firmware Update

Updating via USB direct to the 8-8780 recorder

NOTE: If your unit’s model number is NVR8-8780RN, follow this article instead: NVR8-8780RN USB Firmware UpdatessampleNVR8 8580modelnumber   No suffix
sampleNVR8 8580RNmodelnumber   With suffix

To check what is your current firmware, access the NVR’s Menu then go to System > Information and look for the Software Version. For a NVR8-8780, the latest Software Version is v8.1.0-20211020

Before you try the following procedure, read this article first: How to do OTA update?

If you are unable to use the automatic update service to update the recorder, you can use the following procedure to update manually.

  1. Prepare a FAT32 flash drive or USB – it needs to be on FAT32 for it to be read; there is no need for an external HDD as the files are small.
  2. Download the firmware file HERE and save it to your flash drive.
  3. Unplug the Ethernet cable connected to the NVR then reboot.
  4. Insert the flash drive to your NVR.
  5. Access the Menu and go to Advanced > Maintain then click on Upgrade.
  6. Select the fileN4XXX_V210825V210805V210817V211020V211020V211020V211014_W.sw and click OK.
  7. A confirmation window will appear, click on OK again.
  8. NVR will start to update. Make sure not to unplug the USB or turn off the NVR while it is updating.

NOTE2: If updating the firmware via Menu fails, use Swann Security  on a Windows computer. Follow Firmware update for V8 recorders via Swann Security VMS (Windows)

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4480RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5680 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-5580G recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-5680 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4680RN recorder

  • DVR8-4480RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4480RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-5680RN recorder

  • DVR4-5580RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 5-5580RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4680RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4685RN recorder

  • DVR4-4685RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4685RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4580RN recorder

  • DVR8-4685 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4685 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4680 recorder

  • DVR8-4480G USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4480G recorder

  • DVR8-4580G USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4580G recorder

  • DVR4-4680 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4680 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4685 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4580G recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4580V recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4480V recorder

  • DVR4-4580V USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4580V recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5580RN recorder

  • DVR8-5680RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5680RN recorder

  • DVR8-5580G USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5580G recorder

  • DVR8-5580A USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5580A recorder

  • DVR4-4580RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4580RN recorder

  • DVR16-4580G USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4580G recorder

  • NVR8-8580 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-8580 recorder

  • NVR8-8780 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-8780 recorder

  • DVR8-5680A USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5680A recorder

  • DVR8-4680A USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4680A recorder

  • DVR4-5680XN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 4-5680XN recorder

  • DVR8-5680X USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5680X recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4680XN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-4980V recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-5580G recorder

  • DVR16-5580 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 16-5580 recorder

  • DVR16-4980 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4980 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4680 recorder

  • NVR8-8580RN USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-8580RN recorder

  • DVR8-5580 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-5580 recorder

  • DVR16-5580G2 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 16-5580G2 recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 4-5580 recorder

  • DVR8-4980 USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 8-4980 recorder

  • DVR16-4580V USB Firmware Update

    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4580V recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4680RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-8580RN recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-4680A recorder

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    Updating via USB direct to the 16-8580 recorder

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