4. Set up Communication Between Hikvision Door Station and Indoor Station

This topic describes how to set up the communication between Hikvision devices to form an intercom system together with Yeastar P-Series PBX System.

Prerequisites

Make sure that you have registered Hikvision door station and indoor station to the PBX. For more information, see the following topics:

Procedure

  1. Set Hikvision door station to call indoor station
  2. Configure codecs on the Hikvision door station and the PBX

Set Hikvision door station to call indoor station

To achieve communication between door station and indoor station, you need to set the dial number(s) for door station's dial button.

  1. Log in to iVMS-4200 Client, go to Device Management > Device, select the DS-KD8003 door station and click to enter the Configuration page.
  2. Go to Intercom > Number Settings, click to open the SIP editing page.

  3. In the SIP1 field, enter the SIP extension number of DS-KH6320 indoor station.

    In this example, enter 1667.

  4. Click OK.

Configure codecs on the Hikvision door station and the PBX

To ensure the normal audio calls and video calls between Hikvision devices, make sure that the same codecs are selected both on Hikvision devices and PBX.

Configure audio codec and video codec on Hikvision door station
  1. On the Configuration page, go to Video/Audio.
  2. Set up video codec.
    1. Click Video tab.
    2. In the drop-down list of Video Encoding, select H.264.

  3. Set up audio codec.
    1. Click Audio tab.
    2. In the drop-down list of Audio Encoding, select G.711ulaw.

  4. Click Save.
Configure audio codec and video codec of PBX
  1. Log in to PBX management portal, go to PBX Settings > SIP Settings > Codec.
  2. Select u-law and H264 from Available box to Selected box.

  3. Click Save and Apply.

Result

  • When a visitor presses the door station call button, you can receive and answer the call on the indoor station, and also conduct a video communication with the visitor through the indoor station.
  • During the call, you can open the door by directly tapping the unlock key on the indoor station.