How to do pixel video search on a DX8100 HVR.


Unable to quickly find a motion event during video playback.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management


  • DX8100


Video Playback speed is not fast enough.


Pixel Video Search

This will allow searching video based on changes in screen pixels.

To search video by analyzing changes in the screen pixels:

  1. On the DX8100 toolbar, Click the Search button.
  2. On the Search control, click the Pixel Search button.
  3. Select a camera from the Site Tree.
  4. From the drop-down box, select  the date on which you want to begin your search.
  5. Using your mouse, highlight the areas on the grid you want to search for pixel changes.
  6. Hold down the left mouse button and drag to select areas.
  7. Hold down the right mouse button and drag to clear areas.
  8. Adjust the pixel sensitivity threshold. Moving the slider to the left decreases sensitivity and moving it to the right increases sensitivity.
  9. Click Start, wait for the progress line on the status bar to return to Ready,