Selecting streaming type for Mavix MediaRacer 250 units - Security Center

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide

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For each video stream of Mavix MediaRacer 250 units, you can select the streaming type (H.264 or MPEG-4) using the Mavix Configurator.


  1. Open the Mavix Configurator and enter Administrator as the default username and Admin as the password.
  2. Click the Update Firmware icon, and click the Manual Update tab.
  3. Type the current IP address, username, and password of the unit.
  4. Under MediaRacer, select 250.
  5. From the drop-down list in the dialog box, select taskman.ini.
  6. Click Get > Edit.
    The file opens in Notepad.
  7. In the Video section, change the Coding= value to one of the following:
    • Coding=8 if you want to stream H.264.
    • Coding=5 if you want to stream MPEG-4.
  8. Save the file, and click Put in the Manual Update tab.