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  1. ryanthetide

    Swann DVR-1580 Firmware / Any Information At All.

    I've hit both a dead-end information-wise and literally with my DVR now boot looping.. I have a Swann DVR4-1580/DVR4-720P/DVR-6904AU (last one is a guess from my 'detail' section before boot looping my dvr) and I'm in dire need of firmware and guidance from anyone to just get it working again...
  2. LowVtgKings

    Dahua motorised cameras go ghost after couple days

    I have 6 dahua motorised 6mp cameras in my shop and they are connected to a poe switch with furthest camera being 20m away. For the past month I’ve had issues with the cameras going ghost mode and disappearing from the device list all at once. On the PoE switch both data and power lights are on...
  3. M

    Dahua IVS Schedule doesn't work

    We have setup a dahua camera (IPC-HDW3849H-AS-PV) were we have an IVS that alarms with lights if someone go into the area, but we dont want it on 24/7 so we changed the schedule on the IVS to be on between 21:00 to 06:00, but it dosen't seem to work because it still sends alarm when it should...
  4. N

    Hello! Getting Started.

    Nice to meet you all! I just recently bought a house and want to take security seriously in these uncertain times. As a camnoob and new homeowner, I have no idea where to start. I've never used a forum before so I have no idea where to post my ideal set up for advice and direction from the...
  5. J

    Completely new and in need of help

    I have come across an AXIS Q6055-e from an online purchase and can't figure it out. I have never used a "POE" device but from what I can tell I need a "POE injector" so I got the 30W one and used standard cat5 patch cable from home router to injector and from that to the AXIS camera. I believe...
  6. Kirstin

    Two Cameras Both Different Brands One APP?

    I will make this as short as possible of course if you need anymore info from me I would be more then happy to provide it. Thanks up front for any help. :) So I current have a system installed at my home, its this one...
  7. A

    IDMSS plus help; No available alarm subscriptions in account

    Hi all, Can any one help me with setting up alarm subscriptions for iDMSS plus. I set up my partners phone pretty simple, set up an account on her email. Logged in and selected device . Did the same with mine but when I try to set mine up on my iPhone or ipad the alarm subscription tab is blank...
  8. TL1096r

    Newbie Starter Guide to IP Cam System – VPN setup – Computer Hardware – Blue Iris – Dahua Cameras

    This is an intermediate / newbie guide for people just starting out looking for a surveillance setup. I know this setup might not be for everyone and there are many options. You can find a lot of this information in the Wiki: IP Cam Talk Wiki | IP Cam Talk A great place to start in the Wiki...
  9. 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...
  10. O

    Need NVR / Blue Iris setup w/ full duplex audio for Elder Care grandparents.

    I am being overloaded w/ trying to figure out systems and options Help much appreciated - there's a ton going on here and I have no surveillance experience. *Trying to get home ready to move grandparents back from assisted living which was completely unreliable to their needs. One has dementia...
  11. S

    Help Newbie get my 2335 working

    Excuse the newbie! Purchased 4 Hikvision DS-2CD2335FWD-I cameras. Had them installed using cat 6a and connected to POE switch. Ran SADP tool and activated the 4 cameras. Problem is when I go to a browser and type in the IP of any of these cameras, there is NO live image. So I tried to...
  12. T

    Picking a Security Camera System

    Hello all, thanks for the help ahead of time- I am looking to have a 4-6 camera security system soon up and running. I need one to two of them to be outside, and two to be indoors. I am somewhat technical savvy, and would prefer most to be wireless as I do not have Ethernet in my walls, and...
  13. J

    Q-See NVR can only connect to 3/4 cameras

    I bought an NVR setup with 4 cameras from Costco recently and I have been trying to set them up. I have all 4 cameras plugged into the power sockets but only 3 of them actually connect to my NVR. When I unplug 1 of them, the 4th camera suddenly connects. Why is this happening and is there any...
  14. D

    This setup ok for live view? Help!

    Hey guys, Looking to build a new 8-CH system with Hikvision (only 6 cameras), basically just need 1080p quality and will mostly be using it for live viewing on local monitor (directly to NVR), not so much remote, HDD will be installed for recording. Setup looks like this: 1x NVR-108MH-C/8P 6x...
  15. euwashere

    Hi all!

    I'm in need of some couseling because I'm really lost with so many options. What I need is a survailance system that can créate users that are only there to watch some video feeds and later on can be erased. The reason being is that I want a survailance system because its about time but I have...
  16. I

    MEISORT - YT342206A -

    Hi I purchased this camera on Ali Express and it works fine in their app but I would like to use it in conjunction with Blue Iris and I cant find a way to get it working. I used NMAP to scan its IP Address and it has very little open port 23 - telnet port 23456 - aequus port 34567 -...
  17. kees

    Help with Text document install/fine tuning

    Hello, Is there someone who can help me with: A document with step by step install off BI Tools 1.2.2 (specially Pushover notification by motion detection). Can help me in Dutch tnx Kees
  18. S

    Change BI Web Grid Layout?

    Hi everyone I was wondering if its possible to change the BI web live view grid from a 3x2 to a 2x3? Im using @bp2008 UI2 as I like the interface better than the default ones But happy to change if it makes it easier Im assuming its just putting a line or two of code in to tell it to generate a...
  19. Nicoleslaw

    Rookie needs help

    so I’m a total newbie to this camera and need help. I brought it so I can watch my dogs while I’m not home, I’ve brought the Sricam ip camera. I’ve connected it to wifi and I am able to view the camera on my iPhone while connected to the wifi the same one as the camera. However if I turn my wifi...
  20. B

    NVR supporting RTSP input?

    Hi all. Do anyone here have experience with any NVR's where you can add RTSP streams as a source? I've tried some of the cheap chinese, but no luck. Mainly they require ONVIF. I have some nice small cameras which has been hacked (Xiaofang) so they can output RTSP streams, and I would like...
  21. Betablocker

    Comparison Fisheye for outdoor use: HIKVISION vs. VIVOTEK

    First of all, it's nice that I found the forum. Thanks first and greetings to all users. I'm a little unsure about which camera to use. It's about: DS-2CD63C2F-I(V)(S) - Hikvision Europe vs. FE9391-EV - Fisheye Network Camera - VIVOTEK 1. The camera is for live streaming on a website and it...
  22. P

    Glad I found this place!

    Hi everyone, I just got done building a new house and had pre-wiring done for security cameras. I finally got around to looking at some systems after having a dealer try to sell me on Luma cameras: Luma Surveillance I could not find much information about them, is anyone familiar with that...
  23. C

    Hikvision Camera Not saving to PC

    Hi there, I am new to the HikVision product. For testing purposes this ipcamera is setup without network access (similar to cctv). I am able to record motion footage schedule onto sd card (32Gig) but not directly to the pc. There is an option to record still shots of the motion, which I was...
  24. P

    New guy needs help

    Hi guys, A few years ago my dad had a questionable guy install an "HD" system, Im not happy with the resolution/quality of this system, keeps malfunctioning and can't identify faces and license plates at 50 feet away which is how far the street is from my front door.. I want to replace this...
  25. Pavinthan

    Playback via HTTP API

    Dahua DVR get playback via HTTP API between start and end times
  26. Tuba

    Need to buy Security Cams for NYC Apartment Building

    I’ve been researching for weeks but now need to make a decision. Apartment building in NYC, USA. Currently have a Swann set-up with about 13 cameras. NVR is at the front desk with a monitor and is accessible remotely over the internet. Need to set up another NVR with cameras at the roof level...
  27. I

    Dahua IP intercom: VTO3211D-P2 (new P & P4 ) door station - experience, review, firmware support?

    Hi there, I am currently looking into VTO3211D-P2 as the IP intercom for a two unit home. (Note: Newer generation: Recommended Replacement: VTO3211D-P-S2/P2-S2/P4-S2 but on the first look not much different really) It is a compact intercom / door station for two units - runing over IP (or to...
  28. Larry W

    Why use blue iris over amcrest?

    Hey all, new member here. Yesterday I finished setting up my single camera setup. Currently it is not in its final configuration (camera not in final spot) but wanted to make sure everything is up and running correctly. I'm using Amcrest IP4M-1024E, TP-Link 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet PoE Desktop...
  29. H

    Troubles trying to set up new Dahua HDW5231R-Z

    Hi all, I'm fairly new to IP cameras and a bit technologically illiterate. I purchased two Dahua HDW5231R-Z cameras after lurking on these forums along with a PoE switch and a used PC to be used as an NVR. The cameras are connected to the PoE switch (which is connected to my router/modem)...
  30. igorrasic

    NVR2108HS vs NVR4108HS performance

    I saw that NVR2xxx are newer and have a dual-core processor, while NVR4xxx are older, but they have a quad-core processor. I would like some help with deciding which NVR is better for me. I would like to have 6 pieces of 2mp IP cameras powered over ethernet, probably IPC-HFW4231S. I intend to...
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