How to enable PTZ control for a NET5501 encoder connected to a DSSRV2.

Issue

Inital configuration for PTZ control using coaxitron.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DSSRV/DSSRV2 version 7.7.309 or later
  • DS
  • NET5500 Series Encoder
    • NET5501
    • NET5504
    • NET5508
    • NET5516

Cause

NET5501 encoder is replacing old encoder.

Resolution

To enable PTZ control for NET5500 encoder.

  1. Login to DS Admin
  2. Go to the Cameras folder
  3. Select camera
  4. Go to the PTZ tab
  5. Check Enable PTZ support for this camera
    1. Click Get Types
    2. Select Pelco SpectraIP PTZ type from the drop down
    3. Select the Protocol and address
      • Coaxitron - Up the coax control
      • Pelco D, No Parity
      • Pelco 9760 CXT (aka Pelco P)
  6. Click Save
  7. Close DS Admin
  8. Restart DS ControlPoint (note: if you still do no have PTZ control restart the DigitalSENTRY Video Server Service)