What is the URL (HTTP,RTSP) for a live stream from a Sarix camera or encoder?

Issue

API Support: The user needs to view the video from a camera directly for troubleshooting purposes or for integration with third-party products.

What is the Web Url RTSP Stream

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • Sarix IP cameras
  • Spectra HD cameras
  • Endura NET5400 Encoders
  • HTTP
  • RTSP

Cause

API Support: Third party system integration.

Resolution

Download VLC: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/

API Support:

Unicast Streaming
The URL for the primary stream on a camera is rtsp://[IP address of the camera]/stream1  Note:   For the NET5500 series: rtsp://[IP address of camera]/channel#/stream1
The secondary stream can be reached at rtsp://[IP address of the camera]/stream2  
 

Multicast Streaming
The URL for the primary stream on a camera is rtsp://[IP address of the camera]/stream1m
The secondary stream can be reached at rtsp://[IP address of the camera]/stream2m

These streams cannot be opened in a normal web browser without a video player of some kind. To open the RTSP stream in VLC Media Player, go to Media → Open Network Stream....

 Hit Play to view stream.

If only a single JPEG image is required, you can visit http://[IP address of the camera]/jpeg in your web browser, and a single, motionless image will be shown.

Web URL RTSP Stream

Related Topics:

Can I access the Sarix stream from any computer via a RTSP URL? If so, what is the format of the URL Pelco uses?