How do I set a pattern on a Spectra PTZ camera using a DX4000 Series DVR?

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Issue

Programming a pattern on a Spectra PTZ camera using a DX4000 Series DVR.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DX4000 Series Recorder
Spectra Series PTZ Camera

Cause

Unable to set a pattern on a Spectra PTZ camera from a DX4000 Series Recorder.

Resolution

To set up a pattern:

  1. Select a camera channel, and then press the PTZ/Focus button until the Pattern commands appear in the lower right corner of the screen.
    The screen mode changes to single-screen mode.
  2. Use the up or down arrow to select a number that you want to assign to the pattern.
  3. Press the channel button numbered 1 (F1 on the remote control) to start recording the pattern.
  4. Press the PTZ/Focus button again to display the PTZ commands in the lower right corner of the screen.
  5. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard or remote control to program the pattern as follows:
    • Use the right and left arrows to pan to the right or left.
    • Use the up or down arrows to tilt the camera up or down.
    • Use the fast-forward or fast-reverse buttons to zoom in or out.
  6. When the pattern is programmed, press the PTZ/Focus button until the Pattern menu appears on the screen.
  7. Press the channel button numbered 2 (F2 on the remote control) to stop recording the pattern.
  8. Press the Return button when you are done.

 

To run a pattern:

  1. Select a camera channel, and then press the PTZ/Focus button until the Pattern commands appear in the lower right corner of the screen.
    The screen mode changes to single-screen mode.
  2. Use the up or down arrow to select the pattern number that you want to run.
  3. Press the Enter button to start the pattern.
  4. Press the Return button when you are done.