Configuring PTZ controls for Axis Q8721/22-E units - Security Center 5.9.0.0

Security Center Video Unit Configuration Guide 5.9.0.0

Applies to
Security Center 5.9.0.0
Last updated
2020-02-07
Content type
Guides
Guides > User guides
Language
English (United States)
Product line
Security Center unified platform > Security Center
Version
5.9

The Axis Q8721-E and Q8722-E are dual camera units. Each unit is a combination of two cameras. The Q8721-E unit has a Q1755 and Q1921 camera, and the Q8722-E unit has a Q1755 and a Q1922 camera. PTZ control must be enabled on the Q1755.

Procedure

  1. From the Video task in Config Tool, select the Q1755 unit, and then click the Peripherals tab.
  2. Select the Serial (RS422/485) port.
  3. In the Serial port properties dialog box enter the following settings:
    Data bits
    8
    Parity
    None
    Stop bits
    1
    Baud rate
    2400
    Mode
    RS485 2-wire
  4. Click Save.
  5. Click the Properties tab, and select the External pan tilt module connected option.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Make sure the Activate PTZ option is enabled on the Q1755 unit’s web page.
    For more information about enabling this option, see your Axis documentation.