Oct 28, 2018

K2 Questions


Edited: Oct 29, 2018

Other than using the "System Reset" - "Reset to factory settings" in the K2 App, is there a way to do a factory reset directly on the K2 DVR, ie.. a reset button or push button sequence.


If I disconnect all external power and allow the internal battery to completely discharge by turning the DVR on will it reset to factory settings.


Will the DVR even turn on if disconnected from external power.


Does the DVR even have a internal battery.


Are all the settings I change using the app saved on DVR or refreshed each time I connect with the app, Including date and time...


These questions now more questions to follow.

Oct 28, 2018

There is a reset button on the DVR. It is under the little rubber flap. Just a little hole that you need to push a needle in.


Don't think the DVR has a battery.

Oct 29, 2018

Thanks Ron..with all external power disconnected have you ever attempted to turn it on...

Oct 29, 2018Edited: Oct 29, 2018

I have not. but after giving it some thought, it must have a battery of some sort as the PARK mode kicks on if it detects movement, so it must have a internal power supply.

Oct 30, 2018

@Ron Swenson @Waren


The DVR has only has a button battery to save settings and date/time. No lithium battery inside.


The parking mode is supported by the power converter.

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