What are the minimum PC requirements for a DS ControlPoint remote client workstation?

Issue

  • What are the minimum hardware requirements for DS ControlPoint to run on a workstation?
  • ControlPoint Requirements

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DS ControlPoint

Cause

  • Check if current PC specification meet DS ControlPoint remote client requirement.
  • Which Windows version does DS Control Point support.
  • ControlPoint Requirements

Resolution


Refer to the DS ControlPoint Specification Sheet (page 4) for current specification.

ControlPoint Requirements

 

REMOTE CLIENT PC REQUIREMENTS
(UTILIZING 1 OR 2 MONITORS)

  • Processor
  • Minimum Intel® Pentium® 2.4 GHz with Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Optimum Intel Core™2 Quad CPU, Q9400 at 2.66 GHz (4 CPUs)
  • Internal Memory Minimum 2 GB Optimum ≥4 GB
  • Operating System
  • Minimum Windows XP Professional SP3 only supported with ControlPoint v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Optimum Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit) only supported with ControlPoint v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Windows 7 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Windows 10 (DS ControlPoint v7.14 and later)
  • Windows Server 2003 only supported with ControlPoint  v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Video System
  • Minimum 128 MB RAM with DirectX® 9.0
  • Optimum Dual-head, 256 MB RAM with DirectX 9.0c

 

REMOTE CLIENT PC REQUIREMENTS
(UTILIZING 3 OR 4 MONITORS)

  • Processor
  • Minimum Intel Core i7-3930K CPU, at 3.20 GHz
  • (6 CPUs) with Hyper-Threading
  • Internal Memory
  • Minimum 16 GB
  • Optimum >16 GB
  • Operating System
  • Minimum Windows XP Professional SP3 only supported with ControlPoint v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Optimum Windows Vista (64 bit) only supported with ControlPoint v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Windows 8 (64 bit)
  • Windows 10 (DS ControlPoint v7.14 and later)
  • Windows Server 2003 only supported with ControlPoint v7.6.32 and lower.
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Video System
  • Minimum Graphics Card, NVIDIA™ GTX TITAN
    • 6 GB RAM

 

IMPORTANT NOTE. When DS ControlPoint is used with four monitors, there are operational limitations that are dependent on the following attributes:

  • Model of camera utilized
  • Resolution and frame rate
  • Number of camera layouts per monitor

Four Monitor Example

  • Cameras: IXE10LW 1280 x 720, 30 fps, quality 49, in camera motion
  • Monitor Configuration: Four PMCL532F monitors with resolution 1920 x 1080
  • Monitor 1: 5 x 5 camera layout
  • Monitor 2: 5 x 5 camera layout
  • Monitor 3: 4 x 4 camera layout
  • Monitor 4: 2 x 2 camera layout
  • Total: 70 cameras

Note:  Information may need to be updated; access the latest DS ControlPoint Specification Sheet

 
For engineering test case examples of varying client PC configurations under specific camera monitoring conditions please reference:

Tested Layouts for Different Multi-Monitor DS ControlPoint and VAU Specifications