How to Use the Task Scheduler

Camera Automation with Task Scheduler

The Task Scheduler allows users to create play lists for pre-determined control of camera(s). Use this feature to create schedules for your cameras to run presets, move in a specific direction at a specific speed, turn on and off, and execute other specific commands.

Commands available for scheduling:

  • Presets
  • Directional movements with variable speeds – Left, Right, Up, Down, Up-Left, Up-Right, Down-Left, Down-Right
  • Zoom In and Zoom Out with variable speeds
  • Power On/Off
  • Backlight On/Off
  • White Balance On/Off
  • Manual Focus
  • Auto Focus
  • Night Mode On/Off
  • Camera Freeze On/Off
  • Video Mute On/Off
  • Negative Image On/Off
  • B/W Image On/Off
PTZJoy Automation Task Scheduler

How to create a playlist of tasks with the Task Scheduler:

  1. Input the time you want a specific event to occur.
  2. Select the port and the camera you wish to create an event for from the drop down menu.
  3. Select the desired command from the drop down menu.
  4. Click Add to Playlist.
  5. Repeat for as many events you want to add to your playlist and click Save Playlist.
  6. Click on Open Playlist to run your saved playlist and click on the Play button to start playing the playlist.

You can edit events on any playlist and add and delete playlists.



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