1. P

    Set network configuration of multiple IP cameras of different manufacturers

    Suppose I have 20 cameras of different manufacturers. Maybe some of them will start with a fixed IP address, maybe some other will try to get network configuration from a DHCP server and, if failed, will start with another fixed IP address. I know I could connect one camera at a time to a PC...
  2. SimonPengelly

    Ontop or Senkama rt8800 setup

    I can see using play2view etc over my LAN but can't access it to configure for WAN access, or see how it is configured. I have an almost identical Camera that was easy.
  3. A

    5MP Dahua HDCVI Camera and a 4MP Dahua XVR

    Hello, everyone! First time working with HDCVI technology and I think I bought the wrong equipment :) First of all, I didn't see any better section where I could post my question, so if this is not the right place for this thread, I kindly ask the moderators to move it to a more appropriate...
  4. sdkid

    Could someone make a "PTZ for Noobs" tutorial?

    My neighbor had some punks steal some things from his garage a few nights ago. They actually rode the stolen scooters down the sidewalk in front of my house just after midnight. Of course, my video from 2 cams was not real helpful with 2.8 lenses at 35 feet or so moving fast at night. (pic...
  5. T

    How can I install gdmss plus app on my PC?

    Hi, I need help and advice to install the gDMSS plus app on PC. I found tutorial from this website but it will redirect me to an android emulator. Is there any other method available to install the gDMSS Plus app on PC?
  6. Quardah

    In need of advice to plan creating network (hardware mostly)

    Hey folks. I have been reading a lot on this forum and i have some questions before making a move. I would like assistance from senior with experience in this domain it would be greatly appreciated. As a quick and brief introduction, i got into this new home and i would like to setup a network...
  7. ivailobiz2

    How can I install Dahua Camera on my PC without emulators?

    Hi, I need help and advice to install and configure my video monitoring on the PC, I'm using the gDMSS Plus app on my phone but I also want to play the software on my computer, I found a tutorial from this website but it's redirecting me to an emulation software only. Is there any other method...
  8. Rich Luth

    Pic in Pic. I have a 3 screen setup and need to go pic in pic.

    Pic in Pic. I have a 3 screen setup and need to go pic in pic. I have them set up as one larger than the other 2 but it would make much more sense if I could go full screen on one and put the other 2 on top of that. Is this possible and if so how?
  9. 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...
  10. M

    Best layout/setup practice for Brownstone CCTV

    Hi all, We are currently in the process of remodeling our home and have been looking at designing a CCTV layout/setup before we go ahead and redo our facade. One of the options we are considering to use is Dahua but, as we are not experts in this field, we do not know if we could get away with...
  11. M

    Can't get BI5 install to start

    Hi all, I have BI4 installed (windows 10) and trying to install BI5. I have double clicked the file, and right clicked and selected "run as administrator" but nothing happens after the screen allowing it to make changes to indicate it is doing anything. I have disabled Kaspersky and...
  12. B

    Help with selecting new IP cams for use with Blue Iris

    Hello All, I am looking for assistance/opinions on what new cameras I should buy. I'm looking to get at least 10 cams as it allows for monitoring of pets throughout the day when not home. Currently using D-link cams (mix of different models) and they seem to dropout quite a bit. Here is what I...
  13. J

    Gas Station Robbery - Need Help

    Hello everyone, My father's gas station was broken into the other night- Someone rammed their truck into the front door and attempted to steal the ATM machine. Unfortunately, our current security cameras were too poor of quality to see what the thief looked like or the fine details of their...
  14. TL1096r

    What are you using/doing to make your camera more secure?

    There are a lot of great threads that talk about securing you camera but some of the step by step instructions that really help the noobs like myself are mixed around. I wanted to make a thread to share my experience with setting up stunnel so it is all in one place. ----- Knowing why you...
  15. J

    LaView Doorbell Halo One

    I am unable to connect to the doorbells wifi for setup, We are supposed to use the verification code as the password. The code on my unit is only 6 characters and both iphone and android(i tried both) require minimum of 8 characters. Totally lost what to do. I guess pack it up and send it back...
  16. F

    How to generate QR Code for new user?

    Hi! As part of setting up a DVR (HikVision DS-7216HQHI-K2) I'm creating users. I would like to provide for each of the created users a QR Code in order to facilitate the import into the iVMS-4500 Android/iOS app. Is there a way to generate QR Codes for other users? In iVMS-4200 under "Device...
  17. L

    Pulling the plug, need advise for compatibility and installation

    Good Morning all, My fiancee and I just purchased our first home and slowly moving into the house. For the past week, my mail has been getting "lost" (USPS emails electronic images of my mail), I filed a police report and a report through the post office. I need your advise to make sure make...
  18. E

    SOLVED: setup VTO2101E-P + VTH5221DW-C + NVR4104-P-4KS2

    Hi All, Setup: NVR = (within the IPv4 range of own network-router/wifi) connected with router IPC1 = Port 1 (within the IP range of the switch (of the NVR)) connected with the NVR VTO1 = Port 2 (within the IP range of the switch (of the NVR)) connected with...
  19. 42er

    The Dahua SD59430U-HNI (4MP) Thread

    Hello, I have 5x Dahua SD59430U-HNI cameras for my house and setup the first one. I have also a Floureon 1080p 30x PTZ camera (beside 2x NVS-900L 576i and 3x Fredi 8088 1080p), which I used for a longer time. Now with the Dahua SD59430U-HNI I am much more in a professional area of PTZ...
  20. S

    Help a father set up surveillance for baby/baby sitters!

    Preface I am a dad of a little one-year-old. My self, and wife are working full time and plan to hire a housemaid. While you got to trust who you entrust your child with, but I haven't done this before and need to have a surveillance/watch on what's going on to develop a mental peace at least in...
  21. LedaOhio9

    Recommend an IP Camera that works seamlessly iSPY -PLEASE?

    I bought the Sricam SP008 and cannot get it to work. iSPY "Add Wizard" lists 2 types of SP008 and neither work when running auto-detect. The software from works with this camera but, it does NOT have a motion detection area and I do not own a cell phone for the applet...
  22. W

    Camera Placement

    Please assist with recommendations on the # of cameras needed and placement for new construction home. Attached is a site map highlighting doors and windows. The home sits on a corner lot. I highlighted all doors/windows. Draft design on cameras, however I have no clue on proper coverage or...
  23. J

    Axis M2026le MK II Setup issues

    I am having a heck of a time adding some new Axis MK2026-LE MK II Cameras into blue iris. I have tried general ONVIF (Created onvif user on axis) as well as every Axis specific profile. I got one to work for a bit but received continuous timeout errors and the image was very jumpy. Does...
  24. N

    Really need some help

    Hi, I am hoping some of you guys can add your expertise and help me out. I am sure similar questions have been asked before but I have searched the forum and cannot find the exact scenario I have.... I run an escape room which requires that we can see and hear players whilst they are playing...
  25. Ottomatik

    NSC-DB1 Onvif Compatible Wifi Doorbell Blue Iris Setup

    Hello, I have tried multiple times, multiple different ways with the the auto inspection and manual input. I cannot get the settings correct to get the NSC-DB1 to work with Blue Iris. Does anyone have a guide on how to get this up and running
  26. K

    Is my cam defective?

    Hey everyone. I've been lurking for a few months and I've learned much from this forum and am looking for some more advice. I placed an order from Andy for a few IPC-HDW5231R-ZE cameras and am having a difficult time connecting to the first one. I purchased the new BV-Tech POE switch model...
  27. deltapapa

    Low-budget BI setup question

    I currently have three 2mp cameras and am looking for the lowest budget BI setup possible. I may add up to 3 more in the future. I am looking to get it off the ground as cheaply as possible and then finish it at a later date when finances are available. Below is a list of what I am looking for...
  28. 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)...
  29. H

    Manuals/Resources for setup of DH-IPC-HDBW13A0EN-W?

    I have a couple of DH-IPC-HDBW13A0EN-W cameras and have set up motion detection - which is SORT OF working...but I am only getting partial recording. I need help with configuration and I can't find clear guides/manuals. I am a newbie and don't even know what 'snapshot' means (just as an example...
  30. J

    Prep for new IPC-HDW5231R-Z cameras being delivered today

    I'll apologize in advance if this is too basic of a question but I'm hoping to get some consolidated help. :) I have two IPC-HDW5231R-Z that are finally going to arrive today. Up until now I've been 100% Hikvision but I'm excited to see the low light performance and capabilities and then...