Starting Auto Scan operation of Pelco PTZ Series analog cameras.

Issue

How is Autoscan started on a Spectra Series analog camera?

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • Spectra Series (analog)
  • Spectra Mini (analog)
  • Esprit Series (analog)

Cause

Auto Scan enable for camera to automatically pan viewing area.

Resolution

Auto scanning may be started from various actions (depending on model Spectra). Here is a partial list of the Predefined presets for Spectra:

  • Preset 99: Starts Auto Scanning
  • Preset 98: Frame Scanning
  • Preset 97: Starts Random Scanning
  • Preset 96: Stop a Scan

Other Programming features that provide activation of a Scan:

  • Park Action: Auto Scan, Frame Scan, Random Scan.
  • Power Up Action: Auto Scan, Frame Scan, Random Scan. (Applies to 27X and 35X models only.)
  • Event: Event Type set as SCAN. (random, auto, or frame scan). (Applies to 27X and 35X models only.)