Do I Need a Keyboard for my NVR?

AvertX network video recorders (NVR) do not need a physical keyboard to navigate the console's user interface (UI).  Physical keyboards can be used if desired.  In most cases, the NVR's software includes an on-screen virtual keyboard. 

AvertX NVR model
ProConnect and ProConnect SummitPerformance SeriesP2A and P2B
On-screen virtual keyboard?Yes: firmware version 2.6 or higherYesYes

On ProConnect NVRs running firmware version 2.6 or higher the keyboard looks like this:

The ProConnect on-screen virtual keyboard icon can be accessed from multiple UI locations.  It's generally next to a field requiring an action, letter or number input(s):