Motion - Config Option Emulate Motion

emulate_motion

  • Type: Boolean
  • Range / Valid values: on, off
  • Default: off
  • Group: Motion Detection

Always save images even if there was no motion., Always save images even if there was no motion.

This feature is not meant to be the normal mode of operation. Especially not if you have any of the picture or movie features enabled since it will keep on saving pictures on the disk and you will soon run out of disk space. So be careful with this command.

If your frame rate is 10 pictures per second motion will save 10 new picture pr second until the disk is full.

It does all the normal actions that are done when motion is detected. It saves pictures on the harddisk, execute external scripts, etc as fast as the frame rate of the camera. So it is probably a good idea to run with a low framerate when using this feature and to not use activate all the features that saves files on the disk.

The idea of this feature is that you can turn the feature on and off for a short period of time to test or to generate continuous movie films when needed.
Topic revision: r3 - 07 Aug 2016, KennethLavrsen
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