3rd Party VMS/Control4

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Control4

Overview

Using this driver allows a Control4 dealer to add an icon in the watch menu. This will enable the Control4 System to use the Monitor-Out/HDMI/VGA connector to integrate Dahua devices.

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Instructions

Prerequisites

Driver Features

  • Allows NVR Icon on Watch Menu, and Connection paths for HDMI and VGA into a Control4 video system
  • Event Connection for Triggers FROM NVR (using either, connection binding or Composer Event)
  • NUMBER buttons select that channel (example: Button 6 = Camera 6 on the TV)
  • Setup RED, GREEN, YELLOW, and BLUE buttons to trigger different views on TV
  • Uses Control4’s cable Proxy
  • Connection paths for camera proxy interface

Working

  • Video Intercom-Main Stream Only, Must be connected to Control4 Compatible Recorder
  • ONVIF Compatible 3rd Party Camera added to Control 4 Compatible Dahua Recorder
  • H.264 + Smart Codec
  • MJPEG
  • Main Stream from Control4 Compatible Dahua IP Camera or Recorder
  • Sub-Stream from Control4 Compatible Dahua IP Camera or Recorder
  • Control4 can only support up to 720P for video streaming or snapshot from IP cameras.

Not Working

  • H.265
  • H.265 + Smart Codec
  • Video Feeds with bit rate higher than 1Mbps
  • PTZ Controls for Control4 Compatible Dahua PTZ
  • PTZ Controls on 3rd Party PTZ

Driver List

Dahua Firmware to Enable Control4 Integration

XVR Firmware

Model Firmware
  • X72A2A
  • X51A3E
  • X52A3A
  • X52A3N
  • X51A1E
  • X51A2E
  • X71A1H
  • X72A3A
  • X54A5L
  • X58A5S

Model Firmware
  • DHI-NVR52A08-8P-4KS2
  • DHI-NVR52A16-16P-4KS2
  • DHI-NVR54A16-16P-4KS2
  • DHI-NVR58A16-16P-4KS2
  • DHI-NVR58A32-4KS2
  • N52A4P
  • N54A4P
  • N52B2P
  • N52B3P
  • N52B5P
  • N54B3P
  • N42B1P
  • N42B2P
  • N42B3P
  • N41B2P
  • N41B1P

Control4 can only support up to 720P for video streaming or snapshot from IP cameras, so the customer will need to contact their regional TC for getting customized firmware for the IP cameras