How to adjust the Name, Resolution, Frame Rate, or Quality of an IP Camera connected to the Digital Sentry system?

Issue

How to change the IP camera recording parameters on a Digital Sentry system?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DSSRV(2)
  • DigitalSentry
  • DS

Cause

Change the IP camera recording parameters.

Resolution

Configure DS Resolution Frame rate or Quality using DS Admin:

  1. Open DS admin and navigate to the VAU folder.
  2. Open the VAU System.
  3. Open the Cameras folder.
  4. Select the camera that will be configured.
  5. Adjustment will be made in EDIT IP CAMERA SETTINGS on the General tab.

  6. Change Camera Name, Image Rate, Resolution, and Quality here.

 



Configure or change settings to a large number of cameras using DS Quick Setup
 

  1. Run DS Quick Setup (Start > All Programs > Pelco > DS Quick Setup)



     
  2. Click Next
     
  3. Click Yes on the UAC prompt.



     
  4. Select Add/Remove IP Cameras - Keep Existing Configuration


     
  5. Click Next
     
  6. Select the recording mode desired.


     
  7. Click Next.
     
  8. The utility will now scan and detect any new as well as existing IP cameras.
     
  9. Select a camera which is enabled for recording, use the tabs at the bottom of the utility to adjust the following features:

    • Quality
      • Compression:
      • Resolution:
      • Framerate:
      • Quality:

         
    •  PTZ




       
    • Authentication




       
    • Recording




       
    • Motion





       
  10. When finished editing a cameras settings, click on another camera and adjust.  You do not need to click Next until all cameras required have been adjusted.
     
  11. Click Next after all cameras have been adjusted.
     
  12. Verify configuration.


     
  13. Click Next

     
  14. Configuration Completed Successfully!


     
  15. Click Next
     
  16. Click Finish to complete the configuration.



     
  17. Verify video in DS ControlPoint to confirm changes are successfull.

    Note: Cameras will come up one at a time and can take several minutes to display.