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    How to load VPN on Raspberry Pi?

    BlueIris...I will check out the link. Thanks!
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    How to load VPN on Raspberry Pi?

    I have almost finished setting up my home video security system. All that I am lacking to finish is to put a VPN on my router. Unfortunately, I can not add to the existing router. From my understanding, I can load a VPN on a Raspberry Pi, but I am not sure what the difference is between the...
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    This is brilliant. I will replace with this is the 2nd one fails. Thank you!
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    Thank you to everyone. To update, it was the coupler that went bad. Fortunately they came in a pack of two so hoping the second one lasts longer than a week. Over the weekend I installed my last two remaining cameras. The final one wouldn't work. Sure enough as I was wrapping the seal tape...
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    What is 33+? Loryta (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07RJQT9NB/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1), but same principle. I disabled UPnP but I will double check. Great suggestion and I will check tonight! Troubleshooting mechanical issues is pretty straightforward. I had not...
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    Sorry, poor choice of words, but that is what I meant. Easy to test while still wrapped. Getting that seal tape off is no joke so it was a great suggestion of things to try before removing the tape
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    I will flex that in before I remove the seal tape to make sure it didn't come out. Thank you for the suggestion. If that were it, it would be a simple fix while not taking anything apart.
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    That is a great suggestion. I have a 50 or 100 foot one though I am sure it will be too short (as well as another 25 foot). I can look to order a longer one as it would make the troubleshooting easier. Have you ever run into issues with couplers? They sent two so I can always try the other...
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    Troubleshoot nonfunctioning camera?

    Installed my cameras over Christmas break. Everything was working fine. Haven't checked them in a few days and one is no longer working. Tried to connect directly to it and failed. No apparent issues with wires, moved the input Cat5e to another port on the PoE switch to remove that as a...
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    App on Samsung or using Fire TV Stick 4K Max streaming device to view cameras

    Thank you. I saw the BI app but the reviews were subpar. If it were free, that would be great, but $10 with a 2.6 review (more 1 stars than 2, 3, 4 and 5 stars combined). I will check out your other suggestions. At least I know where to look now. Thank you!
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    Recommended settings for IPC-Color4K-X

    So much helpful information to digest. Thank you and I will try it out. My cameras defaulted to H.265 instead of 264. Is that an issue? Computer running at about 10%
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    Recommended settings for IPC-Color4K-X

    So I have AT&T Gigabyte service and I do notice instances where my WiFi has a lag but I am reading 300 mbps on my phone and I am 30 feet from a WAP (I have 3 Ubiquiti Pro WAPs through the house). Or even buffering on tvs hardwired into the router (all tvs are hardwired). So do I need to update...
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    Help with installing setting up license plate reader cams (5241-Z12E)

    So much HELPFUL advice. Thank you everyone. I was going to try to hang a few more cameras today. After reading these comments, I will hold off on the LPR cameras until I educate myself more on what to do/look for. As always, I truly thank everyone!!!
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    Recommended settings for IPC-Color4K-X

    I will be installing 7 of these I got from Andy (EMPIRETECANDY) during Black Friday over the next week. I know settings will depend on lighting and a host of other issues. Having never done this before, can you recommend what settings (picture, exposure, backlight, WB, Day&Night, Illuminator...
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    App on Samsung or using Fire TV Stick 4K Max streaming device to view cameras

    I have a Samsung tv that can load some apps as well as Fire TV Stick 4K Max streaming device, Apple TV app, Amazon App, Alexa, etc. Is there a way I can pull up my feed from Blue Iris and load my camera feed? Can I sync it up to Alexa at all? Thanks!
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