What are recommended settings for dual video stream devices?

Issue

What are recommended settings for dual video stream devices?

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • IP110
  • IP3701
  • The following Spectra cameras: IP, mini IP, TXB-IP
  • The following Pelco Encoders: NET530x series, EW5301, EW500x series, NET3x0 series
  • Cause

    Configure camera value settings.

    Resolution

    Recommended Video Related Settings

    Note: These recommended settings only apply to the following products:

    • IP110
    • IP3701
    • The following Spectra cameras: IP, mini IP, TXB-IP
    • The following Pelco Encoders: NET530x series, EW5301, EW500x series, NET3x0 series

    Configuration value settings (framerate, gop, resolution) in Endura web services must be in NTSC values, regardless of whether you decide to use PAL. If your camera no longer functions properly after a change in configuration settings, you must reset the camera's configuration to return it to default factory settings. 

    Warning: If there is a need to go beyond Pelco standard configuration values, keep the following points in mind:

    • Configuration settings that do not conform to our recommended values have not been tested.
    • Setting the gop value too low (for example, 2) will result in an increased bit rate and a lower compression ratio without any benefits to video quality.
    • Setting the gop value too high will also result in a higher bit rate.
    • Moreover, in case of an error, the camera will take longer to recover.

    VideoOutput Related

    These are currently known safe dual video stream settings for use with the VideoOutput service. Failure to adhere to these values may cause unexpected behavior.

    Note: Sarix devices, and other new product lines that support the StreamConfiguration service, are now able to return valid possible setting values. These charts are more pertinent to older IP camera products.
     

      Primary       Secondary      
    name videosize frame rate bitrate gop videosize frame rate bitrate gop
    LOW 1 15 725000 6 0 15 800000 6
    LOW_1 1 30 900000 15 0 15 800000 6
    LOW_2 1 15 725000 6 0 15 800000 6
    LOW_3 1 10 425000 5 0 15 800000 6
    LOW_4 1 6 300000 3 0 15 800000 6
    LOW_1_1 1 30 198 30 0 30 198 30
    LOW_1_2 1 30 198 60 0 30 198 60
    LOW_1_3 1 30 198 90 0 30 198 90
    LOW_3_1 1 30 198 10 0 30 198 30
    LOW_5_1 1 30 198 6 1 30 198 30
    MEDIUM 2 30 1500000 15 1 15 800000 6
    MEDIUM_1 2 30 1500000 15 1 15 800000 6
    MEDIUM_2 2 15 1000000 6 1 15 800000 6
    MEDIUM_3 2 10 725000 5 1 15 800000 6
    MEDIUM_4 2 6 515000 3 1 15 800000 6
    MEDIUM_1_1 2 30 198 30 1 30 198 30
    MEDIUM_1_2 2 30 198 60 1 30 198 60
    MEDIUM_1_3 2 30 198 90 1 30 198 90
    MEDIUM_3_1 2 30 198 10 1 30 198 30
    MEDIUM_5_1 2 30 198 6 1 30 198 30
    HIGH 3 30 2000000 15 1 15 1000000 6
    HIGH_1 3 30 2000000 15 1 15 1000000 6
    HIGH_2 3 15 1530000 6 1 15 1000000 6
    HIGH_3 3 10 1000000 5 1 15 1000000 6
    HIGH_4 3 6 750000 3 1 15 1000000 6
    HIGH_1_1 3 30 198 30 1 30 198 30
    HIGH_1_2 3 30 198 60 1 30 198 60
    HIGH_1_3 3 30 198 90 1 30 198 90
    HIGH_1_5 3 30 198 150 1 30 198 150
    HIGH_3_1 3 30 198 10 1 30 198 30
    HIGH_5_1 3 30 198 6 1 30 198 30

    CameraConfiguration Related

    The following values are known safe settings for the CameraConfiguration. Failure to adhere to these values may cause unexpected behavior. 

    Note: Sarix devices, and other new product lines that support the StreamConfiguration service, are now able to return valid possible setting values. These charts are more pertinent to older IP camera products.

     

      Primary           Secondary          
    name videosize frame rate bitrate tvformat format gop videosize frame rate bitrate tvformat format gop
    High 3 30 2000000 0 MPEG-4 15 1 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    High 15/12.5 3 15 1530000 0 MPEG-4 6 1 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    High 10/8.3 3 10 1000000 0 MPEG-4 5 1 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    High 6/5 3 6 750000 0 MPEG-4 3 1 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Medium 2 30 150000 0 MPEG-4 15 0 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Medium 30/25 2 30 750000 0 MPEG-4 15 0 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Medium 15/12.5 2 15 1000000 0 MPEG-4 6 1 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Medium 10/8.3 2 10 725000 0 MPEG-4 5 1 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Medium 6/5 2 6 515000 0 MPEG-4 3 1 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Low 1 30 198 0 MPEG-4 30 0 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Low 30/25 1 30 1000000 0 MPEG-4 15 0 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Low 15/12.5 1 15 725000 0 MPEG-4 6 0 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Low 10/8.3 1 10 425000 0 MPEG-4 5 0 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6
    Low 6/5 1 5 300000 0 MPEG-4 5 0 15 800000 0 MPEG-4 6

      Recommended Frame Rates by Monitor Type

    PAL NTSC
    25 30
    12 15
    8 10
    6 7
    5 6
    4 5
    3 4
    2 3
    1 2
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