Pelco Matrix Switcher


Overview

The CCTV integration allows the local workstation to interact with a CCTV control device. CCTV integration licenses much be purchased separately for each workstation. All CCTV control devices must be connected to the server as all output commands are processed by the server.

Access It! Universal Licensing
The following licensing option must be enabled within the Access It! Universal dongle and is a per client license.
CCTV Integration - 1/x

Hardware Setup
Prior to connecting the switcher to the server, verify the device is configured properly.

Pelco Matrix Switcher

  • Baud Rate
    • 9600
  • Data Bits
    • 8
  • Stop Bits
    • 1
  • Flow Control
    • None

Software Setup

Workstation Configuration

  1. Select Tools from the Menu bar
  2. Select Options...
  3. Select Integration tab
  4. Check the Enable CCTV Integration for this workstation checkbox
  5. Click Save

Hardware Tree

Adding The CCTV Switcher

  1. Select Go | Main | Hardware from the Menu bar
  2. Click on the CCTV Switchers item within the Hardware Tree
  3. Click New
  4. Select Pelco Matrix Switcher from the CCTV Switcher Type window
  5. Click OK
  6. Enter a friendly name for the Switcher Name
  7. Enter the appropriate number for the Comm Port
  8. Enter the appropriate number for the Number Of Cameras
  9. Enter the appropriate number for the Starting Camera Number
  10. Click Save

Associating CCTV Cameras

Devices must be associated with CCTV cameras in order to facilitate the viewing of cameras from map devices.

To associate intercoms and/or readers from within the CCTV camera properties, follow the steps as outlined:

  1. Select Go | Main | Hardware from the Menu bar
  2. Click on the CCTV Switchers item within the Hardware Tree
  3. Expand the CCTV Switcher that contains the camera to be associated
    All of the CCTV cameras associated with the selected CCTV switcher will then be displayed in the right window pane.
  4. Select the camera to be associated from the right hand pane
  5. Click Edit
  6. Select the intercom and/or the reader to be associated accordingly
  7. Click Save

To associate readers, inputs, or outputs from within the device's properties, follow the steps as outlined:

  1. Select Go | Main | Hardware from the Menu bar
  2. Click on the installed device item within the Hardware Tree
  3. Select the device to be associated from the right hand pane
  4. Click Edit
  5. Select the Integration tab
  6. Select the Associated CCTV Camera accordingly
  7. Enter the Camera Preset accordingly
    Only applies if the camera has PTZ functionality.
  8. Click Save

Workstation Options

In order for a workstation to view a CCTV monitor the workstation needs to be associated to a CCTV monitor connected to the switcher.

To set local workstation options, follow the steps as outlined:

  1. Select Tools from the Menu bar
  2. Select Options...
  3. Select Integration tab
  4. Enter the appropriate number for the Monitor number for this workstation
  5. Check the Auto Connect to Associated Monitor checkbox
  6. Click Save

The CCTV monitor will be automatically connected when an alarm for a device is acknowledged in the alarms window. Automatic connection will also occur when a device is selected on a map or when any of the other associated devices are selected.


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