How to trigger the relay based off motion detection on the DVXi/DVX500 MasterControl recorders.


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Trigger the relay output when motion is detected on cameras connected to the DVXi/DVX500 recorder.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DVXi
  • DVX500
  • DVX
  • MasterControl


Using the relay to trigger an alarm input on a 3rd party access control system.



  1. Click the INTEGRAL Technologies logo in the upper right corner of the screen and select Logon.

  2. Login with the administrator user account (default password = letmein)
  3. Double-click on the MasterControl Plugin Loader in the bottom right corner of the screen.

  4. This will open the Plugin Properties window, click on the MotionAlarm tab.
    1. Make sure "Disable MotionAlarm" is unchecked.
    2. Select the camera that will detect motion and click the Activate button.  More than one camera can be activated at the same time.
    3. Configure a schedule or select check "Always On".

Note: If the relay still does not trigger try reducing the consecutive motion frames.