SmartPSS/How To Setup Event Alarm Link

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How To Setup Event Alarm Link In SmartPSS

Description

This article will show you how to setup the Event Alarm Link feature in SmartPSS 2.0

Prerequisites

Video Instructions

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Step by Step Instructions

1. Launch SmartPSS.

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2. Click 'Event Config'

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3. The Event Config menu will appear.


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4. Click to select the device you wish to configure from the Device Tree on the left

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5. Select the Event Type for this camera

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6. Use the tabs on the right to set up the parameters for when the Event is triggered.

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The different options will be explained below:

Notify

When the event occurs it can give a notification.

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Notification types

Alarm Sound: Play sound at local computer

EMap Twinkle: Twinkle notification on EMap

Send Mail: Send an email

Link Video

When event occurs it can link to a live camera preview or record.

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Drag and drop a device from device tree into the grid layout in the center of the screen

Select from the pre-configured layouts or create your own

  • Preset point: Allows the user to select a preset point for supported cameras such as PTZ - SmartPSS/How To Use PTZ Preset in SmartPSS
  • Stream Type: Select which video stream: Main Stream, Sub Stream1, etc.
  • Duration: Time (in seconds) for video .
  • Operation: Use the X icon to delete
Alarm Output

When event occurs it can output a signal to trigger an alarm directly on the camera.

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Select the device from the device tree

Set Auto Open

Duration: Enter a time for the alarm output (in seconds)

Defence Time

Set a schedule for the Alarm.

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The event will be automatically programmed to run at all times, represented by the Green color

In the center of the screen click and drag the mouse to delete or add time

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OR you can click the Gear to open a pop up menu to define the parameters of the schedule


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Enter a time range for the schedule

Use the checkbox at the bottom to select which day(s) to set the schedule to. You can use 'Check All' to set the current schedule to all days

Click OK to set the schedule


7. Once the Event parameters have been configured click 'Save' to save the settings, then click the toggle at the top of the page to enable the event.

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Once this event is enabled it will begin actively working according to the set parameters.