Using a NightWatch illuminator with DW Spectrum
NightWatch™ illuminators are perfect for any installation that requires external lighting. All detectors and illuminators are fully integrated with DW Spectrum.
NightWatch™ illuminators are PoE powered network devices. DW Spectrum can communicate with these devices using the HTTP Request as an Action feature in the Alarm Rules. Any Event in DW Spectrum, such as motion on camera or generic event from SiteWatch device, can be paired with the HTTP Request as an Action to create a functional system. For instance, All users want to be able to control the NIghtWatch illuminator from the DW Spectrum mobile app.
In DW Spectrum right click on the camera in the Left Navigation tree and select Camera Rules .
On the Event Rules window, click on the Add button
Click the When dropdown menu and select Soft Trigger
Select the device you want the button to appear on in the At
Select All users in the Available To
Give the function a Name
Select an Icon
Optionally, you can Schedule when you want the feature available.
Under Action select Do HTTP Request in Do
In HTTP URL add IP address of the NigthWatch device to the desired syntax.
1. Turn on led for x seconds with y power level
timeout(x): 0 .. 3600 (seconds)
power(y): 0 .. 100
Example (turn on led for 30 seconds at 50% power)
2. Turn on strobe for x seconds(do not have power option)
Example (strobe for 15 seconds)
3. Turn on(off) led with standard mode(do not have timeout or power option)
Example (turn on led with standard mode and turn led off)
*http://192.168.0.10/nightwatch/led/stadard/state/off (to turn off)
4. Turn on(off) LED with energy save mode
Example (turn on led with energy save)
*http://192.168.0.10/nightwatch/led/energy_save/state/off (to turn off)
Add username of the NightWatch device in Login
Add password of the NightWatch device in Password
Note : A unique rule will need to be created for each unique action defined in each separate NigthWatch illuminator.