Posts Tagged ‘command’

Focus Auto/Manual Command for Canon PTZ Camera

Monday, October 14th, 2013

PTZ Controller software supports Canon protocol.

It’s easy to control Pan, Tilt and Zoom for Canon VC series or Canon XU/BU series PTZ Camera with PTZ Controller after you select right COM Port, Protocol, Baud Rate and camera address.

PTZ Controller Setting

To control Focus with the buttons on PTZ Controller, the Focus mode of Canon PTZ camera must be in Manual.

PTZ Controller - Focus Control buttons

To set Canon PTZ camera Focus mode Manual or Auto, you can send specific command by Customized button in PTZ Controller.

1. Click “Edit Customization” on main menu.

PTZ Controller - Edit Customization

2. Click one button on Edit panel to show “Setting” dialog.  Select “Send Hex Data” and input the command here.

Focus Auto: FF 30 30 A1 30 EF

Focus Manual: FF 30 30 A1 31 EF

Set Canon - Focus Auto         Set Canon - Focus Manual

3. After setting, open the Customize panel, and click one of the button to change Focus mode in Auto or Manual.

Control Canon - Focus Auto Manual

Following above steps, you also can set other commands to control your Canon PTZ Camera.

Back to PTZ Controller homepage

AO Command

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

AO Command  is for “API Options”. It query/configures options for API.

0 – Default receive API indicators enabled
1 – Explicit Rx data indicator API frame enabled (0×91)
3 – enable ZDO passthrough of ZDO requests to the UART which are not supported by the stack, as well as Simple_Desc_req, Active_EP_req, and Match_Desc_req.

To send AO command in ZigBee Operator, switch to XBee/XBee Pro ZB ZiBee Profile.

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Input “AO” in command field and click “Send” button. It will query the value of AO.

Here are message in Log window.

Send:(21:59:47) 7E 00 04 08 01 41 4F 66

Data Parsed: 7E 00 04 08 01 41 4F 66
AT Command
Frame ID: 0×01
Command: AO
Para(Hex):
Para(Text):

Rec:(21:59:47)7E 00 06 88 01 41 4F 00 00 E6
Data Parsed: 7E 00 06 88 01 41 4F 00 00 E6
AT Command Response
Frame ID: 1
Command: AO
Status: 0 = OK
Para: 00 

To change the value of “AO”, input the value in “Parameters” field. The value are in hex.

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Send:(22:00:55) 7E 00 05 08 01 41 4F 03 63

Data Parsed: 7E 00 05 08 01 41 4F 03 63
AT Command
Frame ID: 0×01
Command: AO
Para(Hex):03
Para(Text):

Rec:(22:00:55)7E 00 05 88 01 41 4F 00 E6
Data Parsed: 7E 00 05 88 01 41 4F 00 E6
AT Command Response
Frame ID: 1
Command: AO
Status: 0 = OK
Para: 

Tip

You can send a “WR” command to write the value to flash memory.