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The Live Screen of the MOBOTIX Camera

The Guest screen of the camera is a restricted screen without any access to administrative functions or image settings.

This screen only allows setting the frame rate within the preset limits and accessing the Live screen by clicking on the Menu link at the bottom of the page.

The Elements of the Guest Screen

Hold your mouse over the elements of the user interface to see the bubble help. Click on the element to go to the description.

Camera Name Camera Information Image area Date display

Element Descriptions

Elements of the Title Bar

Name Element Description
Camera Name

Shows the camera name as set in the Quick Installation wizard or in the Ethernet Interface dialog in the Camera name field.

Open Help Back to the overview

Opens the online help for the current screen or dialog. If no help page is available, the Help page will be displayed.

Camera Information Back to the overview

Displays information on the hardware, software and the most important settings of the camera.

Screens of the Camera

Name Element Description
Live Back to the overview

The Live screen of the MOBOTIX camera displays the current images of the camera.

Use the dropdown menus to access certain functions of the image controls and the camera administration or open the Setup Menu to see links to all image and event control dialogs.

The Admin Menu (password-protected) contains all dialogs for configuring the camera.

See also: The Live Screen
Player Back to the overview

Use the Player screen to view and download the events stored in the internal or the external image storage of the camera.

If you click on again in the Player and Storage on External File Server / Flash Device is activated, the camera displays a list containing the current storage size of the Internal Recorder and of any cameras that are storing their images on the same file server into the same directory.

See also: The Player
MultiView Back to the overview

Use the MultiView screen to combine several cameras in different patterns and to assign special functions (highlighting, focus on alarm, ...) for the individual cameras.

See also: The MultiView Screen
Guest Back to the overview

The Guest screen allows viewing the camera's live image, setting the frame rate within the preset limits and accessing the Live screen by clicking on the Menu link at the bottom of the page.

PDA Back to the overview

The PDA screen displays the camera's current image for low-resolution devices (PDAs/MDAs and mobile phones).

If you would like to see a list of events on your PDA and download event images, open the PDA Event List.

See also: The PDA Screen

The Image Area

Name Element Description
Image area Back to the overview

The image area shows the current image of the camera.

Text display

Shows the text defined in the Text and Display Settings dialog.

Date display
2004-05-01 CEST 10:01:22

Displays the date and time information of the current image.

Event Symbols
000807 UC VM PI

Show the event number (000807 in this case) and the symbols for the activated sensors.

Action symbols

This shows the symbols of the activated actions. In this case, ST (Storage) and REC (File Server storage) are active.

Image Control Elements

Name Element Description
Frame rate Back to the overview

Select the desired frame rate for the Guest screen.

Open the Language and Start Page dialog to set the frame rate limits for the Guest screen e.g. to save bandwidth when users are accessing the camera via the Internet.

The Menu Link

Click on this link to open the Live screen of the camera.

Other Options

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