Linking PTZ Presets and Patterns to Alarm Event on a DX8100.

Issue

Unable to link a Preset to an Alarm Event on a DX8100.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DX8100 Series

Cause

  1. User needs help with the programming.
  2. Selected camera does not have any presets pre programmed.
  3. Selected camera does not supports presets.

Resolution

To link an alarm input to a camera preset:

  1. On the Dx810 toolbar, Click the Setup button. The Setup dialog box opens to the Camera page.
     
  2. Click the Linking button. The Linking page is displayed.
     
  3. Click the Event-PTZ Link Settings tab.
     
  4. In the Alarm Record Link Setting section, do the following:
    A. Select and alarm from the Alarm Channel drop-down box.
    B. In the Link PTZ Setting Section, select a camera to be linked from the Linked Camera Channel drop-down box. (This camera will change PTZ position in response to an alarm input detected by the source alarm.)
     
  5. To select PTZ preset or pattern for the linked camera, in the Linked PTZ Setting section, do one of the following:
    A. Click the Linked Camera Preset button to select this option
    B. In the Preset drop-down box, select a PTZ preset number.
     
  6. To force a PTZ pattern to be activated in response to alarm input detected by the source camera:
    A. Click the Linked Camera Pattern button to select this  option.
    B. In the pattern drop-down box, select a PTZ pattern (1-4) to be activated on the camera.
     
  7. Click Apply.