How to enable analog audio inputs and associate an audio channel to a camera in DS Admin?

Issue

How to enable audio inputs and associate an audio channel to a camera in DSAdmin?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DSSRV / DSSRV2
  • Digital Sentry
  • DS NVs
  • IP Camera

Note: DS Xpress Desktop with a TX100 card does not support audio.

Cause

Enabling audio recording.

Resolution

  1. Log into DS Admin using your credentials
  2. Click on the PLUS (+) next to VAU
  3. Click on the name of your VAU like a hyperlink (hand icon).
  4. Click on the Audio Channels Tab.
  5. Check the box in the recording column for the desired audio channel.
  6. Click Save
  7. Click on the plus next to the Cameras folder in the Folder Items tree.
  8. Click on the camera that needs to be associated to an audio channel.
  9. In the middle section, click on the dropdown box of  Associated Audio Channel and select the desired channel.
  10. Click Save



Instructions found in the Digital Sentry Operation/Configuration manual Pages 21, 29 - 31