Can I control a Pelco Matrix Switcher using a computer?

Issue

  • Can I control the CM6700 Series Matrix with a computer?
  • Can I control the CM6700 Series Matrix with a Logic Controller?
  • Can I control the CM6800 matrix using PLC software?

Product Line

Pelco Matrix

Environment

  • CM6700-MXB
  • CM6800-32x6
  • CM6800E-48x8
  • CM6800-96x16

Cause

  • Installation and Maintenance
  • Customer wanted to control the CM6700-MXB2 with a network server.

Resolution

3rd party applications must communicate via proprietary ASCII commands to control the matrix. Pelco does not support 3rd party transmission sources.

**Note**: If controlling PTZ cameras using Pelco Coaxitron signal; BE SURE the protocol is in extended format

Related Topics:

Pelco ASCII

Using Hyper Terminal to send ASCII commands