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gsbNF  Configuring, LEDs

LED and Signal Output Setup


The camera uses the six LEDs on its front to inform you about different actions/states of the system. Open the LED Setup dialog to modify LED behavior or to deactivate them entirely.

The camera keys on the camera's front (R, L) are labeled as as seen by the camera, the LEDs are identified by looking at the camera itself (12 to 10 o'clock positions):

Right side of camera
(as seen by the camera)
Left side of camera
(as seen by the camera)

LED Settings

Parameters Description
LED main switch The main switch activates or deactivates all LEDs of the camera.
Note: When deactivated, the LEDs blink only when the camera is starting. Beyond that, the LEDs will not signal anything.
Set all LEDs

You can assign the same function to all LEDs:

Differently Select this option to assign different functions to the the LEDs.
Default Resets all LEDs to the factory defaults.

All other options correspond to the functions that you can select for the individual LEDs. For more detailed information, see the LED Signals help topic.

Note: The selected settings may be overruled temporarily by certain applications, e.g. while installing a software update.

LED Signals

You can assign a different signaling function to every LED:

Signal Meaning

The LED's signal feature is deactivated during regular operation.

Note: This setting will be ignored during camera startup.
On The LED is on without interruption.
Blink The LED blinks slowly.
Flicker The LED blinks rapidly.
Event The LED indicates every triggered event.
PIR The LED indicates when an event has been triggered by the passive infrared detector.
Left key The LED goes on when you press the L key on the camera's front.
Right key The LED goes on when you press the R key on the camera's front.
Signal input The LED goes on when the signal input is active.
Signal output: The LED goes on when the signal output is active.
Microphone The LED indicates when an event has been triggered by the microphone.
IR remote control The LED indicates when an infrared signal by a remote control has been received.

Other Settings

PIR Threshold

Define the trigger level for the passive infrared detector.

Note: Activate the level meter in the Text and Display Settings dialog and select PIR Detector as source. The level meter helps you find the best possible trigger level for your application.
Signal output
On The contact between pin 1 of the RS-232 connector and ground (pin 5) is closed.
Off The signal output is open.
Event The signal output will be switched as soon as an event occurs.

Store the Configuration

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.

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