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Support for 3rd Party Multisensor Cameras and Encoders

Users can add all video channels from a compatible device in one step to save time when installing new 3rd party multisensor cameras and encoder devices.

The following 3rd Party Multisensor Cameras and Encoders are supported:

  • Axis Multisensor Cameras and Encoders
  • ONVIF (Hanwha) Multisensor Cameras and Encoders
  • Arecont Multisensor Cameras

NOTE: Axis devices require Apex Server Software version 2.5

NOTE: ONVIF and Arecont devices require Apex Server Software version 2.6

Adding Cameras Automatically
  1. Go to Setup Options Gear.png > General Configuration > Cameras.
  2. Select Add Cameras.
  3. Check the box next to the camera Name.
  4. Update Username and Password for the selected camera.

Multisensor Add Cameras.png

  1. Click Add Selected CameraMultisensor Add Selected Cameras.png
  2. Each sensor will be displayed on its own in the camera list.

Multisensor Camera List.png

  1. Select Live to see the cameras displayed in viewing panes.

Multisensor Live Display.png

Adding Cameras Manually

Multisensor cameras can be added manually as an initial step or if one of the multisensor cameras has been previously deleted.

  1. Go to Setup Options Gear.png > General Configuration > Cameras.
  2. Select Add Cameras.
  3. Select Manually Add a CameraMultisensor Manually Add a Camera.png
  4. To add a multisensor camera, enter the Protocol, IP Address, and Port.

Multisensor Add Camera Add Quad.png

  1. Enter the Username and Password used to access the camera.
  2. Enter a Camera Name.
  3. (Optional) Check Add an additional quad view camera to display all multisensor camera displays in a viewing pane.
  4. The added multisensor camera will appear in the Camera List. If the additional quad view was checked, it will also appear in the camera list. The added quad view will also be available in a live viewing pane.

Multisensor Camera Manually Added w Quad Camera.png

Multisensor Quad Live View.png

Deleting a Multisensor Camera
  1. In General Configuration > Cameras, click the Multisensor X icon.png icon on a camera.
  2. Select Delete Camera.

Multisensor Delete Camera.png

  1. The camera will be removed from the list.

Multisensor Removed Camera.png

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