|Thema: General event settings|
Open the General Event Settings dialog to perform all event control settings such as camera activity, dead times, delays and storage settings.
|Note:||Click on the More button to display all options of the dialog.|
When you deactivate arming permanently or temporarily, events will continue to be recognized (and highlighted in the image symbols) but they will not be processed any further. Consequently, the images are not stored, the event counter is not incremented and neither actions nor messages are performed.
In order to arm the camera in a time-controlled manner, at least one period of time needs to be defined.
Number of time periods according to camera model:
|Stop Actions (SP):||
You can set up the camera to stop all actions if a certain event occurs. Once this happens, no more images are stored and neither actions nor messages are performed. Use this option if you would like freeze the stored images or image sequences and to prevent them from being overwritten.
|Event Dead Time||
The event dead time defines a period of time (0 .. 3600 s) after an event during which no new events are recognized.
By defining an event dead time you can avoid, for example, that a complex action (person walks through the active image area) triggers multiple events.
Action delay defines a period of time (0 .. 3600 s) between the occurrence of an event and an action (image storage, action, message).
For example, you want to monitor a door. In order for the person to be visible when the door is completely open, you can set a short delay.
The camera is equipped with an internal image storage the size of which varies between camera models. For information on the exact size of your camera's internal image storage, refer to the Event Storage dialog.
When the ring buffer is activated, the camera overwrites the oldest stored image once the storage capacity of the internal storage has been reached.
The factory default setting of the camera is to save event stories which can consist of a maximum number (depending on the camera model) of pre- and post-alarm images for every event:
However, you may not want to store an event story for every type of event. In this case, select only those events from the list that are supposed to trigger an event story. An event story is now saved only when one of the selected events occurs.
In order to cover a longer period of time (up to 10 minutes) with the event story, you need to define a Time interval between the individual images.
Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the camera is rebooted.
Click on the Close button to close the dialog. While closing the dialog, the system checks the entire configuration for changes. If changes are detected, you will be asked if you would like to store the entire configuration permanently.