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    Amcrest Wifi IP Camera With BlueIris, Wifi Only Setup

    Hello All, How do I setup multiple (4 ish) Amcrest Wifi IP cameras with BlueIris (BI) using a router (if needed), a dedicated PC, and Wifi only (ie, no internet)? For now, assume all cams will be located on the exterior of a small building. After the initial setup, i'll address any security...
  2. AveryFreeman

    Blue Iris w/ ONVIF camera VMD metadata

    Hello, I will be upgrading from Milestone Xprotect Essential+ for my home security system after becoming disillusioned by their licensing system - even the free version (Essential+) was complaining about camera licenses being in "grace period" from their licensing system thinking they were new...
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    cannot connect LaView B9 wireless IP camera to BI

    Hi everyone, I am very new to BI, so new that I'm running the trial version just to make sure that the cameras I already have will work with the software before I commit to buying it. I have a few La View wireless IP outdoor cameras. Prior to buying, the reviews mentioned that these can connect...
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    Random Signal Loss with Intel Decode Fixed with BIOS Setting

    I recently built an i5-10600k system to use for BI. With the latest Intel graphics drivers, I would get random 1 second signal losses from cameras with Intel hardware decode enabled. For each camera it would be up to 20 times a day. With no acceleration enabled, these same cameras went weeks...
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    Can not remotely access Blue Iris running in a VM

    I am in the process of setting up my first ever surveillance camera. On the advice of @Sphinxicus, backed by several other helpful forum members, I decided to start with one camera, an IPC-T5442T-ZE to be exact, to get acquainted and test, play and experiment. This should help with the selection...
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    Huge CPU load after upgrading to v5

    Hi everybody, I recently upgraded my BI v4 setup to v5. I followed the suggested steps and the install went like a breeze. It struck me that not all settings survived this migration, some cameras became unavailable en needed a hard reset. A PTZ cam lost its presets and started panning as if...
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    Amcrest camera motion detection event not triggering in BI5!

    I am trying to configure motion detection triggered by the camera and the event recorded by Blue Iris, and NOT the internal Blue iris motion detection. This way BI doesn't have to crank CPU usage when the camera can trigger a motion alert on its own. I have an Amcrest 8MP PoE outdoor 4K turret...
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    Pushover notifications on Android/iOS with pictures from BI 5

    Hello Folks! I don't want to expose Blue Iris outside of my home network. Which means picture previews on notifications on my Android phone via the Blue Iris app don't work. I also don't want to setup up something complex using MQTT and Home Assistant just for notifications. So I wrote a...
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    Blue Iris 5 does not start in Windows 10 anymore

    Good afternoon, I am not experienced in Windows and also new to Blue Iris. I had Blue Iris 5 installed and basically working in Windows 10 Pro. A RLC-422 5MP (Reolink) was sending a first video successfully in our home network to Blue Iris. But as per today Blue Iris does to start anymore...
  10. LordFire

    Hardware Acceleration with AMD? 3700x NO GPU integrated

    Hi, someone can tell me how can i set hardware acceleration with my AMD 3700x in blue iris? if i select "intel" is the same? another question, if i buy a good video card, the cpu usage will be the same? i need to understand if with hardware acceleration can i use less CPU! i'm studying for...
  11. StarAPI

    UI3 MP4 Export No Video

    All: I attempted to search the site and was unable to find something similar. If i missed it, feel free to set me straight. I've previously been able to export a portion of a clip from my iOS device from the UI3 interface and view/download, Message it around, without any issues. However...
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    BI: syncing triggers between cameras

    I have a two-cam installation in a trailer park covering the entry driveways. Using BI version 5 (installed just a few months ago) I would like BOTH cameras to start recording when EITHER motion triggers. This would give me 2 views of every vehicle arriving/leaving. I tried syncing one camera...
  13. AveryFreeman

    Blue Iris on Ryzen mini computer w/ dual HDD USB 3.1 enclosure?

    @bp2008 What do you think of this new Asrock Ryzen mini as a system for running BI? https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16856158066 AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G, DC, 2.4 GHz, 12-25W AMD Radeon Vega Graphics 2 x 260Pin SO-DIMM DDR4 2400, up to 32GB Dual GLAN 1 x HDMI, 2 x Displayport Supports Triple...
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    LTS Doorbell and BI video Issue- LTK6128W-WIFI

    I am getting some strange discoloration and distortion when viewing camera through blueiris. I do have decoder compatability checked in BI settings, that was the only way to get the camera working correctly. If anyone has any ideas I am grateful up front. Lastly does anyone know how to turn...
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    High CPU Utilization

    BI Machine details i7-6950x, 16GB Ram, 500 GB SSD 28 cameras, continuous recording, no motion detection, no overlays I have made all of the listed tweaks here Optimizing Blue Iris's CPU Usage | IP Cam Talk When I have 24 cameras enabled the system runs at about 40-50% CPU. As I enable another...
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    Blue Iris 5 Alerts Location?

    Quite possible I'm overlooking something simple, but ever since making the BI5 jump.... I can't figure out where my alerts are stored. I attached a picture of some different things I checked. When I go to the "save" location it's empty... If I right click an alert the "file location" is grayed...
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    BI5 running on Server 2019

    Is anyone running Blue Iris on a Windows Server platform? I have a Dell Precision 5500 with DUAL XEON E6540 with 64GB RAM and 512 SSD for the OS and 3TB drives in RAID 0 running Server 2019. I know it says Microsoft Windows 7 or newer OS (equivalent server OS as well) but not sure if anyone...
  18. Geomancer

    Where can you find Starlight+ Cameras? Plus other questions

    Hello, I've been looking at cameras for awhile and saw that Dahua has new Starlight+ cameras for 4MP. I see a lot of talk, and can find to buy, several of the 2MP models but can't find much of anything on the 4MP. I've also seen some 4K discussions with Starlight, but can't find anything on...
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    Any Ideas please

    Hi since purchasing Blue iris its been working great no issues at all even the upgrade to v5 works great until today. I had a windows update yesterday and I had an update on Blue iris I don't know if that's cause the following issue but cannot open the console after the first time ..if I close...
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