How To | Pulling RTSP streams from PTZ-IP Series cameras using QDS 9.3.0 and above
Learn how to use QDS 9.3.0 and above to pull RTSP streams from PTZ-IP Series cameras.
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Q-SYS PTZ-IP Series cameras support RTSP multicast streaming. The Preview Stream is configurable and is disabled by default.
To enable the Preview Stream, use the following steps:
- Navigate to either the camera's Status/Control component or USB Video Bridge component and select the Mediacast Streams tab.
- Use the "Enable" toggle button to enable the Preview Stream.
- Once enabled, the Preview Stream can be accessed using the following URL:
This RTSP URL does not apply to NC Series cameras.
The Preview Stream is a lower resolution (360p maximum) H.264 stream that can be viewed by third-party applications and hardware decoders.
The Mediacast Stream is a high-resolution H.264-only stream for output to Q-SYS USB Bridging devices for playback on a USB host device, such as a PC with conference software. The Mediacast Stream is not available for streaming to third-party applications and hardware decoders.