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LED and Signal Output Setup

MOBOTIX cameras can have up to six LEDs on the front (depending on the camera model) to inform you about different actions/states of the system. Open the LED Setup dialog to modify LED behavior or to deactivate them entirely.

Note: Open the General Event Settings dialog to modify the behavior of the LEDs that have been set to Event in this dialog.

LED Settings

Parameter Description
LED Main Switch

The main switch controls the operating mode of the camera LEDs:

Disabled If deactivated, the LEDs blink only when the camera is starting. Beyond that, the LEDs will not signal anything.
Individual Configuration In this operating mode, you can select one of the functions for all LEDs or you can link individual functions to specific LEDs.
Standard Configuration The camera uses a permanently lit LED 0 to signal that it is running. In case of an error, this LED will blink. LED 1 signals the different recording modes. All other LEDs are off. This is the factory default setting.
Transparency Mode In this mode, LED 0 flashes twice every three seconds. In addition to the recording status, LED 1 or LEDs 1 and 5, respectively, are signaling live image access.
Set all LEDs

You can assign the same function to all LEDs:

Differently Select this option to assign different functions to the the LEDs.
Preset Select this option to set all LEDs as described for the individual models in the Designation of the Camera LEDs section.
Other Options Sets all LEDs at once to the desired LED signal.

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

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

Designation of the Camera LEDs

LEDs of the MOBOTIX M12

The MOBOTIX M12 has six LEDs:

Preset LED functions:

  • LED 0: Power
  • LED 1: Image processing/Event
  • LED 2: Ethernet
  • LED 3: Serial (RS232)
  • LED 4: VoIP/ISDN
  • LED 5: Image processing/Event

LEDs of the MOBOTIX D12

The MOBOTIX D12 has four LEDs:

Preset LED functions:

  • LED 0: Power
  • LED 1: Image processing/Event
  • LED 2: Ethernet
  • LED 5: Image processing/Event

LEDs of the MOBOTIX M2x

The MOBOTIX M2x has two LEDs:

Preset LED functions:

  • LED 0: Power
  • LED 1: Image processing/Event

LEDs of the MOBOTIX D22M

The MOBOTIX D22M has two LEDs:

Preset LED functions:

  • LED 0: Power
  • LED 1: Image processing/Event

LEDs of the MOBOTIX Q2xM

The MOBOTIX Q2xM has two LEDs:

Preset LED functions:

  • LED 0: Power
  • LED 1: Image processing/Event

LED Signals

You can assign a different signaling function to every LED:

Signal Meaning
on The LED is on without interruption.
Off

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

Note: This setting will be ignored during camera startup.
Web Access The LED lights up when the camera's web server is being accessed.
Accessing Live Images The LED lights up when the camera's live image is being accessed.
Blink The LED blinks slowly.
Flash The LED blinks rapidly.
event The LED signals events as set by the LEDs parameter in the General Event Settings dialog (you may have to click More to display this parameter).
Left button The LED lights up when you press the L key on the camera's front.
Right button The LED lights up when you press the R key on the camera's front.
Networking The LED signals activity on the Ethernet interface.
Camera The LED shows the activity of the image sensors. Slow blinking indicates long exposure times.
VoIP/ISDN

The LED signals activity on the ISDN interface or a VoIP connection.

LED Signals When in VoIP Mode:

  • SIP configured: VoIP/ISDN LED flashes at 1 Hz.
  • Camera successfully registered with SIP server: VoIP/ISDN LED flashes at 2 Hz.
  • Error: VoIP/ISDN LED blinks (about 250 msec on/off).

If a voice connection has been established via the VoIP (SIP) or ISDN interfaces, the LEDs signal the following:

  • Listen or Speak: VoIP/ISDN LED is lit permanently.
  • Intercom: The lower three LEDs are lit (M12) or all LEDs are off (all other models) if the camera's speaker is active ("speaking" as seen by the camera operator). If the camera microphone is active, the upper three or all LEDs are lit ("listening").
PIR The LED indicates if an event has been triggered by the passive infrared detector.
Signal Input The LED lights up when the signal input is active.
Signal output The LED lights up when the signal output is active.
Serial interface The LED signals activity on the serial (RS232) interface.

Note: The option at the top is always the default option that is used if Set all LEDs has been set to Default.

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.

Storing the Configuration

Click on the Set button to activate your settings and to save them until the next reboot of the camera.

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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