How do I configure Spectra Series onto Axis Q7401?


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What protocol should I set Spectra Series to work with Axis Q7401.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras


  • Spectra I
  • Spectra II
  • Spectra III
  • Spectra IV
  • Axis Q7401
  • Axis Provided Drivers


Required settings for ptz control of Spectra from Axis Encoder. Required Drivers as provided by Axis. 


  1. Set Spectra to Pelco D1/9600
  2. Upload Pelco Driver software onto Q7401
  3. Configure Axis Q7401 for its required parameters.

    Note: Axis Encoder may require Drivers, COMM Port, PTZ Address Configuration. Review the provided axis documentation for further information. Axis drivers are obtained from The site requires a registration. Once logged in, click on support and select the Axis product you are working with.