NET5500 Series Encoder PTZ Limitations

Issue

Erratic PTZ control

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • NET5501 Encoder v2.1.6.0
  • NET5504 Encoder v2.1.6.0
  • NET5508 Encoder v2.1.6.0
  • NET5516 Encoder v2.1.6.0

Cause

Due to the hardware limitation of the existing design Pelco recommends limiting the number of PTZs connected to a single encoder

Resolution


NET5516 (16 Channel Encoder):

  • Coaxitron: Support for one PTZ driver in each group of 4 channels; Number of supported PTZ’s per 16 channels is 4 via Coaxitron.
  • RS-422, RS-485: Support for 2 PTZ drivers in each group of 4 channels. Number of supported PTZ’s per 16 channels is 8 PTZ’s via RS-422/485.

 
NET5508 (8 Channel Encoder):

  • Coaxitron: Support for one PTZ driver in each group of 4 channels; Number of supported PTZ’s per 8 channels is 2 via Coaxitron.
  • RS-422, RS-485: No limitation. Number of supported PTZ’s per 8 channels is 8 via RS422/485.

 
NET5504 (4 Channel Encoder):

  • Coaxitron: Support for one PTZ driver in each group of 4 channels; Number of supported PTZ’s per 4 channels is 1 PTZ via Coaxitron.
  • RS-422, RS-485: No Limitation. All channels can be connected with PTZ cameras via RS-422/485.
     

NET5501 (1 Channel Encoder):

  • Coaxitron: No Limitation.
  • RS-422, RS-485: No Limitation.