This documentation instructs users on how to configure their Anjvision network camera via a browser window by logging into the camera. Users will be instructed in how to configure the camera to send alarm signals to Matrix when motion is detected. See the Add Stream documentation for instructions on how to data enter cameras within Matrix.
This document contains supplemental documentation intended to be used in conjunction with your Anjvision users’ manual. This document assumes the user is familiar with the setup and use of their Anjvision network camera and has a copy of the applicable manual nearby to reference when necessary.
Please Note: Unless otherwise stated, the fields mentioned within this document are required for correct setup on the camera. If any of these fields are not available to you, you may require a software update. Contact the manufacturer for additional information.
The screenshots within this documentation are of the browser interface for an Anjvision MC500L8. Your interface may look different or have different options available. Be sure to consult your manual to confirm you are updating the correct settings.
Before proceeding to the following setup instructions, access your camera from your browser.
This section instructs users on how to configure the camera’s SMTP settings to communicate with Matrix when triggering signals. See the Stream Management documentation for more information on camera SMTP settings.
Network Video Recorders (NVR) are configured similarly to single camera streams for SMTP communication. See the General NVR Setup documentation for more information on configuring NVRs.
Perform the following steps to create a recipient for the motion detection email.
- Select the Configuration tab.
- Select the Network tab located on the left-hand sidebar menu.
- Select the SMTP (Email) option.
- This will display the SMTP (Email) configuration settings.
- Input the Server address generated under the stream’s SMTP Settings into the SMTP Server field.
- Input the Server Port number generated under the stream’s SMTP Settings into the Port field.
- Typically, ports
26are accepted here.
- Typically, ports
- Confirm Disable is selected from the SSL dropdown.
- Input the Recipient address generated under the streams SMTP Settings into the Username field.
- Input the Recipient token (the characters proceeding the
@symbol within the Recipient address) into the Password field.
- Re-enter the Recipient token into the Confirm Password field.
- Input the Recipient address generated under the streams SMTP Settings into the Sender field.
- Input a brief description of the email into the Subject field.
- Input the Recipient address generated under the streams SMTP Settings into the Receive Mail Address field.
- Select Save to complete configuring SMTP settings on the camera.
Motion Detect Setup
The Motion Detect functionality of your Anjvision camera must be configured to prompt the email to send when motion is identified.
Perform the following steps to configure motion detection on the camera.
- Select the Event tab located on the left-hand sidebar menu.
- Select Motion Detect from the available options.
- This will display the Motion Detect configuration settings.
- Select the Enable option.
- If applicable, users can configure the Schedule and Detection Area as necessary to their setup.
- Select the Trigger Recording option.
- Select Main Stream from the Video Stream dropdown.
- Select MP4 from the Video Format dropdown.
- Select No from the With Audio dropdown.
- Input 5 into the Prerecord Time field.
- Input 10 into the Record Time field.
- Select the Trigger Snapshot option.
- Input 5 into the Presnapshot Time field.
- Input 15 into the Snapshot Time field.
- Select the Send Email option.
- Input 5 into the Send Frequency field.
- Select Enable from the Trigger Output 1 dropdown.
- Select the Upload Alarm Center option.
- Select Save to complete configuring Motion Detect settings.
After completing the above instruction sets, your Anjvision camera is now configured to send signals when motion is detected.