Enable Coaxitron Control from the DX4500/DX4600 Series Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

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Issue

How do you enable Coaxitron Control from the DX4500/DX4600 Series Digital Video Recorder (DVR)?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DX4500/DX4600 Series DVR
  • PTZ camera over coaxitron

Cause

To enable coaxitron control, the camera in question needs to configure the protocol to Pelco_C.

Resolution

  1. On the front panel or remote control, press the up/down arrow buttons  to highlight PTZ. Using the mouse, click PTZ. The PTZ option is highlighted and the property settings are displayed.



     
     
  2. To select a PTZ channel, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse click Channel. The Channel property is highlighted.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER, or click in the settings box. The channel settings box changes color.
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, right- or left-click the settings box to display the channels.
    4. When the channel you want to configure is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click Port. The channel settings box changes color and the Port property is highlighted.
         
  3. To set the PTZ port for the current channel and camera, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  to highlight Port. If using the mouse and the Port property is not highlighted, click Port. The Port option is highlighted.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse, left-click the settings box. The port settings box changes color.
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, right- or left-click the settings box to display the port choices (NONE, DATA 1, DATA 2).
    4. When the port you want is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click Address. The channel settings box changes color and the Address property is highlighted.
         
  4. To set the camera address, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press the up/down arrow buttons to highlight Address. If using the mouse and the Address property is not already highlighted, click Address.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse, left-click the settings box. The settings box changes color.
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, right- or left-click the settings box to display the settings.
    4. When the setting you want is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click Protocol. The address property settings box changes color and the Protocol property is highlighted.
         
  5. To select the PTZ camera protocol, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press the up/down arrow buttons  to highlight Protocol. Using the mouse and the Protocol property is not already highlighted, click Protocol.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse, left-click the settings box. The settings box changes color.
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, right- or left-click the settings box to display the settings.
    4. When the protocol setting you want is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click Baud Rate. The protocol property settings box changes color and the Baud Rate property is highlighted.
         
  6. To set the PTZ camera baud rate, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press the up/down arrow buttons  to highlight Baud Rate. Using the mouse and the Baud Rate property is not already highlighted, click Baud Rate.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse, left-click the settings box. The settings box changes color.
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press the left/right arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, right- or left-click the settings box to display the settings.
    4. When the baud rate setting you want is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click PTZ Test. The baud rate property settings box changes color and the PTZ Test property is highlighted.
         
  7. To conduct a PTZ test to verify communication with the camera, do the following:
    1. On the front panel or remote control, press the up/down arrow buttons  to highlight PTZ Test. If using the mouse and the PTZ Test property is not already highlighted, click PTZ Test.
    2. On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. Using the mouse, left-click the window. The PTZ test controls are available.


       
    3. On the front panel or remote control, press any of the arrow buttons  . Using the mouse, click any of the arrow controls. The PTZ camera should respond.
    4. When the baud rate setting you want is displayed, do one of the following:
      • On the front panel or remote control, press ENTER. The settings box changes color.
      • Using the mouse, click PTZ Test. The baud rate property settings box changes color and the PTZ Test property is highlighted.
         
  8. To accept the settings and exit the PTZ Test mode, do one of the following:
    • Remain in the PTZ setting pane/revisit a PTZ setting: On the front panel, press the MENU/ESC button or press the MENU/ESC button  on the remote control. The PTZ Test property is highlighted. If using the mouse, click the desired PTZ setting.
    • Return to the Camera options pane: On the front panel, press the MENU/ESC button twice or press the MENU/ESC button on the remote control twice. Using the mouse, click the desired option.