Software to Control PTZ Cameras
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PTZ Controller User Manual
How to Select Protocol
How to Select COM Port
How to Select Baudrate
How to Select PTZ Adress
How to Move Camera
How to Preset Position
How to Use Focus
How to Use Zoom
How to Use Iris
How to Use Menu
How to Use Auto Scan
How to Use AUX
How to Use Customization
How to Set Always on Top
Keyboard Shortcuts List

 

How to Select Protocol

Click Main Menu --> Protocol to select a protocol.

PTZ Controller  supports multiple protocols, includes Pelco D, Pelco P, AD ASCII, AD Manchester, Bosch, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung, LG and Canon  protocols

The default protocol is Pelco D.

 

 

How to Select COM Port

Click Main Menu  --> COM Port to select an existing COM Port that connected with PTZ camera.

All available COM ports will be detected automatically and list here. The default port is "COM1".

 

 

How to Select Baudrate

Click Main Menu --> Baudrate to select baudrate for the COM port. The default baudrate is "2400".

 

 

How to Select PTZ Address

Click button to show Camera Panel. There are 255 cameras in the list. All cammands will be send to selected PTZ Camera. Meaingful name can be assigned to each camera.

 

 

How to Move Camera

When mouse left button is clicked down in the Mouse area, PTZ camera will rotate at a specified speed which is determined by the location of the mouse in the Mouse area. You can move the mouse in the Mouse area to change the rotate speed. Meanwhile, vertical and horizontal speed are shown in the status bar.

Note: Center point is the Zero point which means center point get zero speed. The more the white dot position far away from the Zero point, the faster the rotate speed. The more the position near to the Zero point, the slower the rotate speed.

When you press the mouse left button down in the Mouse area, it will be stricted moving inside the Mouse area until you release the mouse left button.

PTZ Controller Pan Tilt 

 

How to Preset Position

Move the camera to the position you want.

Click button to show Preset Panel.

Select a value from the drop-down list. Click Set button to set the postion. Click GoTo button to go to the position.

Click Clear button to clear the position. Click Rename button to edit name of  the position.

PTZ Controller Preset 

How to Use Focus

Click the button to focus far. Click the button to focus near.

PTZ Controller Focus

 

How to Use Zoom

Click the button to Zoom out. Click the button to Zoom in.

 PTZ Controller Zoom

 

How to Use Iris

Click the button to close Iris. Click the button   to open Iris.

 PTZ Controller Iris

 

How to Use Menu

Click Menu button to open Menu Panel.

PTZ Controller Menu 

PTZ Controller Menu

Click Menu button to display OSD(On Screen Dispaly) Menu of PTZ Camera.

Click direction buttons to operator the PTZ Camera Menu options.

If Panasonic protocol is selected, the Menu panel will be shown as below.

PTZ Controller Menu 

How to Use Auto Scan

Click Auto Scan  button to open  Auto Scan Panel

PTZ Controller Auto Scan

PTZ Controller Auto Scan

There are two ways for auto scan.

 1. Preset Scan

PTZ Camera will scan the preset position automatically according to the list. Click Add button to add a new item to the list.

Each preset position canb e set a stary time. the list can also be saved and reloaded.

2. Auto Pan

Click direction button to select clockwise or anticlockwise direction of Auto Scan.

Drag the slide  to select the speed of Auto Scan.

Click Start/Stop button to begin or stop  Auto Scan.

Click Exit button to close Auto Scan Panel.

 

How to Use AUX

For domes that support auxiliary functions, user can turn on/off auxiliary function in Auxiliary panel.

Click AUX button to open AUX Panel.

PTZ Controller AUX 

PTZ Controller AUX  

It supports 10 auxiliary functions. Click On button to turn on it. Click Off button to turn off it. Please refer the manual of your PTZ Dome to see auxiliary functions.

For Bosch protocol, the AUX panel will be shown as below.

Click Open button to enable AUX function. Click Close button to disable AUX function.

Select AUX number, click On/Off button to execute it. 

 

How to Use Customization

Click Customize  button to open Customize Panel.

PTZ Controller Customize

PTZ Controller Customize

There are 12 buttons in Customize Panel. It will send user-defined commands to PTZ Controller.

The default setting for button 1-9 is GoTo Preset 1-9 separately.

To edit customize functions, click main menu , select 'Edit Customization' to openEdit Panel.

PTZ Controller Edit Customization

PTZ Controller Edit Customization

Click the button that needs to be edited to open Setting dialog.

PTZ Controller Edit Customization

Select the options in this dialog to set the built-in function for the button.

The button can be set AUX or Preset function. It also can send specific Hex data to PTZ camera.  

Click OK button to return Edit Panel. All buttons can be edited here.

 

How to Set Always on Top

Click Main Menu  --> Options to show Options Dialog. Select the  checkboxt Always on Top.  PTZ Controller Options

PTZ Controller Options

Keyboard Shortcuts List

PTZ Controller supports standard windows keyboard shortcut.

Standard Keyboard

Key Function   Key Function

Focus Far Focus Near

Zoom Out Zoom In

Iris Close Iris Open

Tilt Up Tilt Down

Pan Left Pan Right

Pan Left + Tilt Up Pan Right + Tilt Up

Pan Left + Tilt Down Pan Right + Tilt Down

Previous Camera Next Camera

Previous Preset Next Preset
+ 1-9 Go to Camera  1-9 + 1-9 Go to Preset 1~9
+ 0 Go to Camera  10 + 0 Go to Preset 10
+ 001-255 Go to specific Camera + 001-127 Go to specific Preset
+ 000 Set broadcast address

Note:

Alt/Ctrl+ 1-9,0, here the number should be input through the keys on typewriter keypad, that is under the function keys.

Alt/Ctrl + 001-127, here the three-figure numbers must be input through the keys on the numeric keypad.

Broadcast address allows the commands to be sent to all cameras, rather than to a specific camera.