Multiple Wired Vanguard Cameras

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Question

How can I hook up and control multiple wired Vanguard cameras?

Answer

You will need either a monitor for each camera or a quad processor/multiplexer; you can order a multiplexer by calling 800-675-3044. Hook all your Vanguard cameras into your multiplexer or each monitor using the RCA video cables, directly from the wired output on each Vanguard camera. Set each Vanguard to TRANSMIT ENABLE (yes, this does not seem logical, but do so anyhow.)

Each camera comes pre-programmed as camera 1 (C1). The first camera you set up will stay C1. Program the additional cameras as C2, C3, and C4:

  1. Pick the camera to use as C2.
  2. Set the mode switch on the bottom of that camera to Program.
  3. Press C2 on your remote control to set this camera to C2.
  4. Set the mode switch back to Transmit Enable.

Repeat these steps for the rest of the cameras, using C3 for the third camera and C4 for the fourth camera.

Set the multiplexer to display all cameras at once, if needed. When you turn on your TV/computer, you should now see all four cameras live on the screen at once. When you press a C1, C2, C3, or C4 button on the remote, the remote should control that camera exclusively.

If you are using the Vanguard software, simply tell Vanguard that you have four Vanguard cameras at the selected House and Unit codes, as you would normally do.