1. M

    Hikvision DVR API

    I want to be able to control the on screen display on a Hikvision DVR DS-7204HQI-K1 via IP commands (e.g. going from multi camera view to a single camera, nothing fancy). I've tried various approaches and can't seem to figure it out. I know it can be done on most Hikvision NVRs using...
  2. 4

    Hikvision DS-7204HQHI-F1/N no display and not showing up in SADP etc.

    Hi all, I recently got given a Hikvision DVR model DS-7204HQHI-F1/N and the problem I’m having is it has no display output on the HDMI or VGA ports, also I cannot get it to show up in SADP or Hikvision batch configuration tool. I was thinking it was bricked by a firmware update so started the...
  3. J

    Servicing systems

    Hello all new guy here. My question is this, why am I seeing such a ridiculously high return for service tickets coming across my desk? Ive installed DVRs and NVRs for a few years now but ever since dalhua and Hikvision have come around it seems like my phone rings two to three times a day...
  4. greek2meNetcatCamptz2084

    Ethernet POE samsung DVR not recognizing hard drive, switch to a BNC?

    Hello everyone: I have a rather dated system It's samsung POE, uses ethernet wires for each camera. I have 5/8 connected. My 1T hard drive apparently ran out of space. I did get it to format but it now says "no hdd installed." I have actually got it to recognize the seagate hard drive since...
  5. E

    Advice for dahua system

    Hi, I've 3 IPC-HDW2231R-ZS camera and 1 IPC-HDW5231R-Z camera (all 2MPX, record at 1080p) actually I've mount an 128GB Sd-card in each one for recording stream video and snapshot from IVS alarm. I was thinking of buying a dvr to centralize the record in only 1 HDD. for example i saw the model...
  6. rogerio24

    DAHUA Serial Connection for TTL Converter DHI-XVR4104HS

    Hi Dear Mates .How is it going? I have the DVR stated in the subjet and I would like to know where is located the serial pinout to get access via TTL- Converter. Look these screen and let know where them are located and let me know how to figure out this. Thanks in advance
  7. Mihaitz222222

    Getting the footage from Hikvision devices.

    Hello! I have a few Hikvision dvrs and i was wondering what is the best way to get the full quality footage. I've been downloading it through ivms 4200 and then using another app to convert it so it can be played it without their player. If this is the best way, what software do you recommend to...
  8. J

    Keep existing BNC cameras/cabling and install additional IP cameras with everything running off of Blue Iris?

    I've been doing some research into security cameras and it feels like a rabbit hole. Time consuming, but learning about all of this is kind of exciting. I realize that BNC is aging tech. I'm dealing with a large commercial building, so rewiring will be difficult for someone like me. This is not...
  9. A

    HikVision DS-7208-HQHI-K1 bricked no lan no ttl

    Hi, I recently tried to upgrade the dvr model mentioned to the firmware version 4.21 mentioned here, but now I ended up with a dead/bricked one. It does start, the HDD starts, the fan starts, the red led on the main board is on, but no beep and no lan or serial connection shows up. I tried to...
  10. F

    Channel-zero problem

    Is there a way to make channel zero display the ip cameras (the cameras are connected to the dvr).
  11. F

    Channel-zero problem

    Hello I enabled channel-zero in the DVR but it won't show up on the hik-connect app the connection type is hik-connect domain when i set it ip/domain (locally) i can see the channel-zero but i want to see it on the hik-connect domain connection because i don't have fix ip and i don't want to pay...
  12. N

    This Dahua DVR can't record all channels at the same time

    Hi there everyone, I hope you can help me with this problem I have. The story: I have had installed some cameras in my house. The system consists of 8 cameras, all of them AHD 1080p coaxial. I bought a Dahua XVR7116HE-4KL-X and I noticed something strange the day I turned it on, I was unable...
  13. mand3v

    DVR Stuck at Boot -- Please Help

    Greetings Everyone! I have recently acquired an used old DVR. Its an 8 channel analogue device. On the box it says IP Vision - nothing else. Hence, identifying this thing has become a great challenge, let aside the issue with the device. While trying too boot up it says "Embedded Net DVR" on...
  14. Jami91

    How to recovr/reset DVR Password?

    I have a STARLIFE hybrid DVR, I Forgot the password. I tried many ways like, using default password, removing cemos battery. But it wont works. Please Somebody help me. S/N : 201609020451 Model: SL-FHD1008DVR Company: Starlife DVR System: H.264 Video Compression PAL Pic Of S/N & Model
  15. Jami91

    Starlife Dvr forgot password

    I forgot my starlife dvr password. I am trying to reset dvr by removing cmos battery but i cant do it. Please help me
  16. V

    Living in an RV/Van.

    Hi all, I've been on this search for answers & I can't seem to get any on other sites. So I'll be living in a converted travel van that I've built. My goal is to install a dash camera, a rear view camera for back up that ALSO serves as a rear "dash cam", & two undermounted side mirror cameras...
  17. L

    DS-6704HUHI-K flash failed?

    Has been working fine for months. Unit lost power, and on return it reboots with a single beep every few minutes. Have tried flashing again (as have done before) but keeps resetting. Has flash chip died? Can login to admin console breifly until it reboots. Connecting to serial ttl reveals...
  18. A

    [HD-CVI same as BNC?] Does this DVR support BNC cameras?

    Trying to get a new dvr to replace our old lorax one that used bnc cameras. Does this work?
  19. J

    Hikvision Setup Help

    Im after a bit of help with my Hikvision setup. Im trying to get my cameras the smoothest/best quality picture I can. Ive got one dome - DS 2CD2142FWD-I and two bullets - DS2CD2042WD-I. The NVR I have is DS-7604NI-K1/4P Any help with settings would be greatly appreciated. I understand each...
  20. Lee Arrowsmith

    Hikvision Hilook DVR-204Q-K1

    Hello All, new member here and desperately need some help with my Hikvision Hilook DVR and resetting the admin password. I've been in touch with Hikvision support multiples times and tried to reset the admin password using the XML file support sent me via the SADP tool. Unfortunately after...
  21. Z

    Cannot stop the boot process with ctrl+u

    Hello everyone I've a problem while flashing HIKVISION NVR,IPC AND DVR with serial cable. I've reinstalled my os on the laptop which is windows 7 64bit. The serial cable flasher was working fine before reinstalling the os. I've tried with many drivers and different terminal programs likes secure...
  22. jd415

    Video Skips Frame When Viewing Playback Of Motion Detect Video Only

    When I watch playback of motion detect videos it skips a few frames. For example if a car drives in front of my house I only see the first second of it driving by and the remaining few seconds of the car I do not see. If motion detect is not enabled and I watch playback of the motion the issue...
  23. L

    Reading multiple RTSP streams synchronously

    Hello, I am working on a project that involves reading frames from 8 IP cameras (all Dahua, but different models/firmwares) and bundling them into a packet for further processing. If I simply read the incoming RTSP streams frame by frame with OpenCV's VideoCapture, they are out of sync by ca. 2...
  24. Deadeye

    Non-Hikvision ONVIF Camera not triggering motion detection on DS-7716NI-SP / 16

    Hello, I have some Hikvision cameras connected to my DS-7716NI-SP that work great and trigger motion events just fine, but I purchased another ONVIF camera (not sure of the model) that setup just fine and I can view the video and recordings with no issues, but I just can't get it to trigger a...
  25. E

    System Selection Help Needed

    A good friend of mine asked if I could help him update his camera system. He currently has DI-0635V SUPERDOME® 620TVL INDOOR IR DOME CAMERA W/ AUTO-IRIS VF LENS cameras with a Truon DVST 8808 8 CH H.264 DVR. So he has coax. He said the new cameras all can be stationary. Is there a decent...
  26. AveryFreeman

    Difference between Hikvision Turbo HC and ML firmware?

    Hi, I've got a couple Hikvision DS-7332HGHIs at work. We'd been using 3.1.8 HC 180130 which we are used to. I tried to update one of them (our backup) to 4.2 and accidentally bricked the device, so I restored it using TFTP and Baseline Firmware_DVR(SH series)_ML_3.3.4_170220 What's the...
  27. T

    Does Hikvision DS-7204HVI-SV have serial console pins in it's board?

    Hi. Does anyone know if the HIKVISION DVR DS-7204HVI-SV has 4 pins activated for serial console inside the board that can be used to access the U-BOOT console? Thanks in advance.
  28. buggysharp

    Unable to access Swann Cameras.

    Hello all. I'm unable to access my swann cameras using blueiris. The first two images are from my DVR's settings. The next image is the settings for blue iris. If anyone could help me, I would be incredibly grateful.
  29. P

    Hikvision Recorder help needed!

    Hello all! I am fairly new to video surveillance and Hikvision products in general, and I ran into an issue with the Google Drive (or any other cloud provider for that matter). The problem is, that even the authorization key and all the events and time intervals are legit I still see no...
  30. Mattghias

    HikVision Camera's without NVR/DVR

    Hello, I'm planning to mount a camera on my grandparents house. But it would suck if i had to pay for an NVR for just 1 camera. Is it possible to save on an Windows Server 2012 share? They have a server there. Or is it possible to save to my local NAS trough pfSense Tunneling? I need to acces...