Configuring Power Up mode in Spectra Mini PTZ dome.


  • Need the Spectra Mini to move to a preset location after power up.
  • Need the Spectra Mini to start a pattern after power up.

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management


  • Spectra Mini (analog)


After a power surge the camera does not returns to the position it was left at.


Configure Power Up Action

Note: Power Up action settings defines a specific activity to be perform in the event the power to the dome is cycled.


  1. Enter the Spectra Mini dome settings by programming preset #95.
  2. Scroll down to Dome Settings.

  3. Scroll down to Power Up.

  4. Adjust the Power Up Action setting by selecting one of the available activities. 



* The following activities are available:

NONE                       No action

AUTO (default)         The dome resumes its prior activity or direction before the power outage.

AUTO SCAN            Dome starts auto scan operation.

RANDOM SCAN      Dome starts a random scan operation.

Frame Scan             Dome starts a frame scan operation

PRESET 1                Dome goes to preset 1.

PRESET 8                Dome goes to preset 1.

PATTERN 1             Dome goes to pattern 1.


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Access the program menu (Dome Settings) of a Spectra / Spectra mini, Esprit PTZ camera sending the preset 95 command.

How to program a power up action on Spectra Dome using a KBD300A.

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