DS ControlPoint is using too much network bandwidth, or the CPU utilization of the client workstation is too high.


  • DS ControlPoint is using too much network bandwidth.
  • Client PC is experiencing unstable performance due to CPU utilization is too high.
  • Client PC control point locks up and needs to close.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DS ControlPoint


  • DS ControlPoint network usage causing performance problems for the network.
  • DS ControlPoint causing CPU performance problems.


The bandwidth usage can be throttled or limited within the DS ControlPoint software.

  1. Click on the Setup  icon
  2. In Setup, click on the Application Settings button
  3. In the Application Settings window click on the Bandwidth button
  4. Adjust the slider to change bandwidth usage settings by using the scroll wheel of the mouse.