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  1. Overcon

    Blue Iris 5 Password Corruption - New Cameras

    I added an SV3C camera to my BI a week ago, and it uses ONVIF. I set a user and password, and while I was working on it, everything worked. It still works. But one time, I opened it, and I started getting a message when I went to the Video/Configuration tab. Enter no more than 40 characters...
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    DS-2DE2A404IW-DE3 Mounting Bracket

    I purchased a Hikvision DS-2DE2A404IW-DE3 and apparently I tossed the mounting bracket that you screw to the ceiling to then clip the camera to. Does anyone know where I can purchase a new one?
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    For Sale, Hikvision DS-2DF8336IV-AEL(O-STD) 3MP Network Camera Speed Dome

    I have a Hikvision DS-2DF8336IV-AEL(O-STD) 3MP 4K Network Camera Speed Dome that I just got repaired from Hikvision. It has all new internals. I am selling it since I replaced it with a Panasonic camera. I am asking $899 for it. I also have a polearm to mount it I am including with it.
  4. Overcon

    Moving Camers for the Layout

    Can we arrange the cameras within BlueIris to change the layout? I don't mean right-clicking and then changing the layout, I mean to drag the cameras around to change their order so that when I do set the layout, it has the camera I want as the larger one.
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    Stunnel on Windows with Signed Certificate

    Hi guys, I have been working on trying to set up stunnel on Windows 10 with Blue iris. I have got a self-signed certificate and stunnel works great. I am trying to get a signed certificate setup on the system. I generated to key and the crs request, set up the subdomain, and was issued the...
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    Hikvision DS-2DE2A404IW - Presets

    Is there a way to use the presets you set in the Hikvision DS-2DE2A404IW? I set 7 presets that allow me to move the PZT around to different areas, but they don't work in BI 5, or at least I believe they are not working. When I use the web (UI3) interface and pull up the camera so it is the only...
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    OK Could use some help (Upgraded to BI5)

    So, I upgraded to Bi5 and now, pretty much everything important isn't working :) All of a sudden I am getting errors Clip: Disk Not Ready. I am getting it for all the cameras. It has been working fine until the upgrade. I am writing them to a NAS with 20TB of space. The other issue I can't...
  8. Overcon

    DLINK DCS-2530L

    Hi All, I purchased a DLINK DCS-2530L Wireless camera to use with Blue Iris to monitor my dog from work since she had some puppies. I cannot get the camera to work in Blue Iris other than selecting the DCS-935, 942L H.264 (older firmware?). Does anyone know how to get this working correctly...
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    Camera Placement Suggestions & Pole Design Ideas

    Hey All, I have a Hikvision PTZ I am looking to place in my front yard to capture all activity in and around the front of the house (as it has motion detection and tracking). I am looking for suggestions on where to place the camera and ideas on how to place the pole and maybe make the pool look...
  10. Overcon

    Replacement Site for Networkcameracritic.com

    As most, if not all, of you know that Carl of http://www.networkcameracritic.com passed away suddenly in March and he is missed tremendously by me and many others. God Bless Carl and your family! I miss his knowledge, his enthusiasm, his great reviews and his love of helping others. But with him...
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    Dahua IPC-HFW2300R-Z & Night Video Quality Help

    Anyone have any suggestions on how I can improve the video quality on the Dahua IPC-HFW2300R-Z camera? It is by far, the worst camera I have for night vision and possibly the best for daytime video. Here is the info on the unit I have: Here is an example of the video quality (make sure your...
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    Ipc-hfw2300r-z

    I just picked up a Dahua IPC-HFW2300R-Z and was wondering if there is a way to reset the camera to DHCP without accessing the menus? my POE network is not on the subnet that the DAHUA camera is set to statically, I wish they would set them DHCP by default) so I have no way of accessing it. If...
  13. Overcon

    Connector Name(s)

    I have some HIKVISION and DAHUA POE cameras and I need to get some of the things that you screw onto the connector where your Ethernet cable plugs into the cameras. What is that dohicky called so I can look them up online to purchase some more? When I ran my cables inside the house I forgot to...
  14. Overcon

    Need Mounting Help Suggestions

    I am getting ready to mount my cameras to the outside of my house and I was hoping for some ideas on how to accomplish this. Here is the scenario on what I am mounting to and what I would like to accomplish. A little bit of history on the house. I live in the desert, gets really hot here. In...
  15. Overcon

    Camera Image Quality - BI Setting, Camera or Other?

    The problem is, I have two of these Dahua IPC-HFW4300S, purchased from Amazon and different stores and one looks great and one looks horrible. The one that looks good does the proper frame rates and the image is clear. The one that looks horrible will only do 15FPS (according to BI) and the IR...
  16. Overcon

    Pixelation, Round Two

    So I have asked about this in the past and thought I had solved it, but still not. The issue I am having is what when there is motion, the motion part is pixelated, basically you can't see the object moving (people mostly). I have set the FPS to one level higher (where possible) in BI. I have...
  17. Overcon

    Configuration Question Camera & BI

    Hi all, I was hoping I could get some help on reconfiguring my system to help me expand my camera count & reduce my NVR resource utilization. I got a tip that you can setup cameras that can record motion themselves to send a trigger to BI to start recording when the camera detect motion...
  18. Overcon

    BI Tools Help

    Hi, I am trying to get BI Tools working with BI4 and I have a question on the Overlay Macros. I setup the %1 macro to do everything and it is using everything.txt, but when I modify the overlay and I put the %1 in the Add Text selection is simple displays a text overlay that reads Macro1. Any...
  19. Overcon

    BI Config Question

    I have a question on how the BI File saving, rotation works. Under Clips and Archiving there is a folder for the database (c:\BlueIris\db) and then there are folders for NEW, ALERTS and STORAGE. How does the rotation work for these options? I ask, because right now I don't have any files in the...
  20. Overcon

    Camera Options Question

    I have a couple of questions I am hoping I can get a clear answer on. On our IP cameras, they all have the selection for Max. Bitrate and a range you can type in. What is Max. Bitrate and how does it impact video? What is a good setting to use? The other questions I had are for Bitrate Type and...
  21. Overcon

    ACTi Camera Quality Feedback

    I am just about ready to purchase one ACTi B96 IP PZT camera and then I thought I better come on here and see if I can get some feedback, suggestions from the experts here since I know very little about this camera or manufacturer and for the price, well, best get some feedback first because...
  22. Overcon

    Camera Configuration Question

    In BI, we have the option of specifying a resolution for each camera under the Video section, but I have noticed that the resolutions there do not match what my cameras can do. Meaning my 3MP cameras can do 1920x1080@30FPS and higher at 15FPS. What I have been doing is typing in the resolutions...
  23. Overcon

    BI 4 Error Windows SErver 2012 R2 x64

    I installed BI 4 today and when I run it I get the following error and it will not load. Anyone have any ideas on what's the issue? BI 3 works fine.
  24. Overcon

    Server Choppy Issues

    Hi all, I am coming here to get some help and some feedback on Blue Iris and it's recordings. I currently have 6 IP cameras attached to a server running BlueIris. The first issue I am having is that video doesn't start recording for a few seconds after something comes into the view of the...
  25. Overcon

    Accessing BlueIris via HTTPS

    Hi, I just got BlueIris setup a while ago and I got it open through my Firewall to access it from around the world. The issue I am having is if there is a way to setup blueIris to only allow HTTPS connections to it's Web Server? Right now it is just normal old HTTP and packets can be captured...
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