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    Are WD Purple HDs still the best upgrade option?

    WD purx are still the best HDD drivers for video data storage
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    DS-7608NI booting but no display or network activity

    Try disconnecting the HDD, and powering up the NVR. As they all share one power supply HDD faults can knock out the rest of the NVR.
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    Playback recorded video using RTSP

    It will only play the file which the time frame is part of, and form the start of the file.
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    DS-7204HQHI-F1/N Password Reset?

    Easy way is just to reflash the firmware to the DVR, that way you don't need to contact them.
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    Hikvision IR leds burnt out? Where to buy replacement parts?

    Hik don't sell spares parts, either desolder the led and replace them or replace the whole thing.
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    Ezviz camera help requested

    1st set it all up on your phone in the ezviz app or with internet explorer on the ezviz webpage. Ezviz studio is very limited, your better of using IVMS 4200.
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    Ring Alarm vs indoor cameras

    If you want a professional alarm system go with Texecom Premier Elite and add the smartcom. Ring alarm kits are at best basic, Pyronix wireless kit eat batteries. Honeywell Galaxy is now over 20yrs old and limited by design.
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    Pyronix alarm upgrade

    pyronix firmware is upgradeable but I would say don't, this is not an end user task.
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    Hikvision ip camera ds-2cd2020f-i rebooting all the time

    there is no downgrade for this model, but will happily run a Chinese firmware
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    Hikvision Camera Storage vs NVR Storage

    both will work simultaneously you can even throw in the sd card too but that maybe a tad of of an over kill
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    HIKVISION mtd Brick Recovery Guide

    As long as you use Windows within osx all is good to recover, if your trying with osx don't bother wasting your time. osx is to clumsy to do anything with, but its good for browsing and emails end of.
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    Hikvision - Clearing Passwords and/or Loading Firmware via TTL Serial

    Well all good fun but not necessary really, forcing a firmware that doesn't go into the NVR or a Camera will partly brick the device this is done on purpose to corrupt the stored user details of the device. All new IPC come with a reset button so this is only on older models. Once you have...
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    Huisun PTZ bullet cameras still made/sold?

    Thei were loads of failures with these cameras and not really worth your money. Hikvision ptz are now down loads in price and worth that little bit more.
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    No active light on POE port in NVR

    recheck that you have pins 3 and 6 split correctly. A cheap tester will show all cores are correct when they are not, you should be working to 568B standand. Also check that the cameras rj45 socket pins are not bent up
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    DS-2CD2032-I CH version 5.1.0 !? FW update Help

    5.10 was originally a multi language firmware, but still a Chinese region camera. The simple MTD hack will allow you to up grade to the newest EU Regional firmware.
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