Adjust Brightness for Room Lighting

In certain environments, bright content from displays, windows, or light fixtures can cause the cameras auto exposure setting to darken the exposure beyond what is preferred.

In certain environments, bright content from displays, windows, or light fixtures can cause the cameras auto exposure setting to darken the exposure beyond what is preferred. To remedy the issue, you can optimize the highlights and lowlights using the Brightness setting.

Procedure

  1. In the system web interface, go to Admin Settings > Audio/Video/Content > Video Inputs > [Input Name] Brightness.
  2. Set Brightness to the minimum value.
  3. Move the camera so that only a few very dark portions are shown; include at least one portion with an acceptable exposure.
  4. If the setting needs more adjustment, increase the value at slight intervals.