Control Sony VISCA Camera OSD Menu with PTZ Controller

PTZ Controller  works with Sony VISCA protocol. It’s easy to control Pan/Tilt/ Zoom, Focus, Iris, Presets, and Auto Scan for VISCA cameras.

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It also supports up to 12 Custom Buttons to allow you set up special command to control your VISCA camera.

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Here will show you how to set up Custom Button to control On Screen Display (OSD) Menu.

Click Setting –>Custom Functions 1 Setting to show the setting panel.

PTZ Controller - Custom Funtions Setting

Click Edit button for the Custom Button to show Function Setting panel.

PTZ Controller - Custom Button Funtion Setting

On Function Setting panel, edit Caption, select Send Data, and input the Menu On/Off Command if you know the command. Click OK to confirm the setting.

According to the Sony VISCA protocol, here are the commands for Menu On/Off.

  • Menu On: 8x 01 06 06 02 FF
  • Menu Off: 8x 01 06 06 03 FF

Another way,  right-click the Custom Button, and click Edit pop-up menu to show the setting panel directly.

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You can also select OSD menu on/off command from PTZ Controller built-in Data Editor. The data/command will be list automatically.

PTZ Controller - Sony VISCA Protocol Menu On

Once you already have the OSD Menu On.  You can control the Menu  Right/Left with Iris Open/Close, and control Menu Up/Down with Tilt Up/Down.

PTZ Controller - Sony VISCA Protocol Menu Right/Left/Up/Down

You can also set up Custom Buttons for Menu Right/Left/Up/Down, just like setting up Menu On.

PTZ Controller - Sony VISCA Protocol Menu Right

Here are the commands for Menu Right/Left/Up/Down.

  • Menu Right: 8x 01 04 0B 02 FF
  • Menu Left:  8x 01 04 0B 03 FF
  • Menu Up: 8x 01 06 01 01 01 03 01 FF
  • Menu Down: 8x 01 06 01 01 01 03 02 FF

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