Thermal/Add Custom Audio Alert

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Add Custom Audio Alert

Description

This guide will show how to add a custom audio alert to a Dahua camera

The camera supports both wav and pkm files. Sampling should be 8K 16bit, less than 1M.

Prerequisites

  • Dahua camera
  • Audio file in "WAV" format, 16bit, less than 1M

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

Prepare Audio File

The audio file must be in a specific format and sample rate

You can use Chiah , an open sourced 3rd party utility software to convert audio files to the correct format for use with Dahua cameras

Chiah: https://sourceforge.net/projects/chiah/

The audio file will be exported into the correct format for the camera

Add Audio File To Camera

1. Login to the camera's webUI

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2. Click Setting

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3. Click Camera > Audio > Alarm Audio tab

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4. Click Add Audio File

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5. Click the folder icon

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6. Navigate to and select the audio file

Click Open

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7. Click Upload

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A prompt will confirm a successful upload

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8. Click to select the audio file form the list

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9. To enable and select this audio file for use with the Thermal Temperature Monitoring

Click Smart Thermal > Thermal Temperature Monitoring

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10. Check the box Audio Linkage to enable the feature

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11. Click the drop down box next to File to select the audio file to play during an alarm event

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12. Click Save

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