MakeItRain's Recent Activity

  1. MakeItRain replied to the thread Possible to change zoom on Dahua Starlight IPC-HDW5231-RP-Z with SmartPSS?.

    The zoom feature on the iDMSS has been clunky for varifocal cameras. It works fantastically fine though for true PTZ cameras where it is...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  2. MakeItRain replied to the thread Possible to change zoom on Dahua Starlight IPC-HDW5231-RP-Z with SmartPSS?.

    You should be able to. I am able to change zoom with iDMSS Plus iOS app. This works for not only 5231R-ZE, but 2231, and the HFW-2831...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 3:09 PM
  3. MakeItRain replied to the thread Hacked Dahua cams with NVR5216-16P-4KS2E.

    My Amcrest cameras work fine with Dahua NVR and Dahua NVR works fine with Amcrest cameras. I've tested this personally and no problems....

    Jul 21, 2019 at 3:36 AM
  4. MakeItRain replied to the thread Dahua - SD5A445XA-HN - PTZ From Andy.

    holy Jesus. 45X zoom? You'll be able to see Russia from here. :)

    Jul 20, 2019 at 3:15 AM
  5. MakeItRain replied to the thread Anyone running a Intel NUC Kit (super micro computer) for Blue Iris?.

    Wait it decodes the byte stream? That's incredibly CPU intensive and resource intensive! My understanding was that Dahua's NVR...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 1:55 AM
  6. MakeItRain replied to the thread Anyone running a Intel NUC Kit (super micro computer) for Blue Iris?.

    Edit Looks like this thing is 2.70GHz base frequency and turbos out at 4.5Ghz... It may be good enough 16 channel @ 4K recording and...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 5:34 PM
  7. MakeItRain posted a new thread.

    Anyone running a Intel NUC Kit (super micro computer) for Blue Iris?

    I'm thinking soon about making a switch from Dahua NVR to a blue iris pc server. But I want something with an incredibly small...

    Forum: NVR's, DVR's & Computers

    Jul 19, 2019 at 1:43 AM
  8. MakeItRain replied to the thread how many of you records in color at night when there's adequate back lights?.

    Every single camera of mine records in color at night. That's because our street is very well lit. This includes two of my HFW-1831E 8...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 2:29 AM
  9. MakeItRain replied to the thread tool head broke off in set screw of Starlight Housing.

    Pretty scary. I'll be sure not to overtighten my star screws!

    Jul 16, 2019 at 9:03 PM