How do I wire and configure Relays using a ENC5416/ENC5516?


What event types can be used to trigger the Digital Sentry ENC5416/ENC5516 relays?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DSSRV2
  • ENC5416
  • ENC5516
  • DigitalSentry


Customer would like to trigger ENC5416/ENC5516 relays.


The relay outputs found on the ENC5416/ENC5516 can be triggered by either motion or video loss from the analog cameras on the ENC5416/ENC5516. The relays cannot be configured to accept a trigger from an individual camera. All cameras on the ENC5416/ENC5516 will trigger all the relay terminals simultaneously. 

Note: IP cameras cannot be set to trigger the relay output on the ENC5416/ENC5516.

Wire to the Relay Terminals:

Connect the Two Wire cable to terminals 1-4 and C (common) on Relay Port D0. When the Relays trigger there will be continuity across common and pins 1-4.

Open DSAdmin; navigate to the VAU and highlight the board that coresponds with the Video Input Device (ENC5416/ENC5516.) On the general tab select the Relay Configuration. Restart The Video Server Service for changes to take effect.