Configuring for nighttime binning - Security Center

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide

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You can configure Arecont cameras for nighttime conditions.

What you should know

Arecont binning mode performs on the first stream of the encoder of single and multi-channel cameras. The combination of the Day/Night mode selected on the unit’s Properties along with the Binning Mode selected on the Video tab of Config Tool controls the resulting video quality.


  1. Select the camera from the Logical view of Config Tool.
  2. Click the Properties tab.
  3. Select Night from the Day/Night mode drop-down list.
  4. Select Night from Binning Mode in the Video tab of Config Tool.
    NOTE: Selecting Day in Binning Mode on the Video tab has no effect.