RESET password on the CM6700 Matrix


How do I reset the password on the CM6700 Matrix Switcher to factory default?

Product Line

Pelco Matrix


  • CM6700-MXB2
  • CM6700-MXB4
  • KBD300A
  • KBD200A
  • KBD100


Factory default of CM6700 required for access to menu programming


Note: It is recommended to note any possible system configuration prior to RESET.

  • Camera Titles
  • Programmed Sequence
  • Programmed camera control Type
    • PTZ RX type: STD Coaxitron, EXT Coaxitron, RS422 Pelco P or D protocol
    • COMM 1 Settings.
    • Camera Inputs that are assigned PTZ control.


To following procedure will reset the default password on the CM6700 Matrix Switcher.

  1. Press the PGM on the keyboard, the user is prompted for the password.
  2. Enter 10359 on the numeric keypad.
  3. Move the joystick UP then move the joystick DOWN.
  4. Press the ACK key.
  5. Power cycle the CM6700 Matrix Switcher by unplugging the unit and plugging it back in.
  6. After the CM6700 initializes, press the PGM key on the keyboard.
  7. Logon using the default password: 2899100 then press the ACK key

Note:  This will factory default the CM6700 all programming will be lost.  There is no back door password for the CM6700.