How do you create a preset in DS ControlPoint.


  • Programing preset in a Spectra or Esprit 

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management


  • DSSRV2 Series
  • DS ControlPoint
  • Spectra Series 
  • Esprit
  • Exsite


Step on how to program presets in DS ControlPoint 


Create the Preset locations using DS ControlPoint.

  1. Open DS ControlPoint (Start > All Programs > Pelco > DS ControlPoint) and connect to the Digital Sentry system.
  2. On the Live tab, select the video pane which houses the Pan/Tilt.
  3. At the top of the Live window, click on the Joystick icon "PTZ Controls".
  4. Move the camera to the first Preset location desired using the arrow keys.
  5. Click the Set button next to the "Preset Name:" section, this will program the Preset location using the number listed..example: 1
  6. Follow steps 4 and 5 for each location but change the Preset number up by 1 each location...example: 2,3,4,5....etc.
  7. Verify the Preset locations have been saved by selecting the number and click the Call button, the camera should move to each location.

    Image: Taken with DS v7.16 and D6230 v2.9.0.4 - Note: Presets may be listed as Preset 1, Preset 2 with older firmware versions.