How many Pelco Optera cameras can I view on VideoXpert Ops Center?

Issue

VideoXpert Ops Center and Pelco Optera (IMM Series) camera live viewing expectations are needed

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • Pelco Optera IMM Series Cameras - All models all Versions
  • VideoXpert 1.9 Release
  • VideoXpert Ops Center (Pelco Hardware)
  • VideoXpert Decoders (Pelco Hardware)

Cause

Current software and hardware limitations on VideoXpert Ops Center and Pelco Optera (IMM Series) has limited viewing.

Resolution

For customers displaying more than 2 Optera streams simultaneously, it is recommended to add an enhanced decoder for each additional 2 Optera streams with a maximum of 6 Optera streams decoding concurrently across a Workspace.  Use the guide below:

If using Enhanced Decoders the following will be required:

  • (1) PB08-1516-0001 - Matrox PCIex16 video card for extra monitor support
  • (1) CN17-8511-1001G - Splitter cable to be used with the Matrox Card
  • (2) CN17-8311-1001G - VGA terminator

 

  • 1-2  Opteras decoding simultaneously – Ops Center Work Station (1 or 2 monitors)
  • 3-4  Opteras decoding simultaneously – Ops Center Work Station (1 or 2 monitors) + 1 Enhanced Decoder (1 Monitor) with the Opteras spread evenly over all available machines.
  • 5-6 Opteras decoding simultaneously – Ops center Work Station (1 or 2 monitor) + 2 Enhanced Decoders (1 Monitor each) with Opteras spread evenly over all available machines.
  • 7+ Opteras decoding simultaneously – Not recommended, but add additional Enhanced Decoders per every 2 Opteras being displayed simultaneously. Up to 5 additional Enhanced Decoders is the maximum per work space