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    OpenALPR Tool - Save and Query CSV Exports occasional crashes.

    The downloader occasional crashes. I click on Debug but not sure what I should be looking for. One of the errors says this: System.InvalidOperationException: 'ExecuteReader requires an open and available Connection. The connection's current state is closed.' Any idea how to troubleshoot this?
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    Hikvision DS-2CD4212fwd-IZH software version YJ2014715-29?

    I'm looking at a DS-2CD4212fwd-IZH with SV:YJ2014715-29. Any idea what that is?
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    Hikvision DS-2cd2632F-IS Chinese

    Picked up a DS-2cd2632F-IS. Chinese serial number and sticker on cam says V5.3.0 bld 150513. SAPD shows it as V5.2.5 bld 14120. does that means its already been converted to english? The menus are in english now. Can i safely upgrade to the current version?
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    12v extension cable for IR illuminator

    I've got 2 cameras for LPR along the road wired about 100 feet away from house. I'd like to put 2 IR illuminators out there as well. Can I extend the 12v cables 100 feet to them without any power loss?
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    Hikvision NVR event snapshots.

    Are the snapshots that are emailed from events saved on NVR or just a one time thing?
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    Bricked ds-2cd2432f -iw?

    Got a ds-2cd2432f -iw from ebay. Sticker say firmware v5.1.2 bld140116. Seller says he tried to update and now doesn't work. SAPD doesn't see it. Connected cam and computer alone on switch. IP Fired up Hik tftp. Doesn't get past, Device[] test tftpserver. Tried it with...
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    Way to tell lens version of DS-2CD2112-I ?

    I bought used Hikvision DS-2CD2112-I cam off ebay for parts. No stickers on it. Turns out cam does work, firmware updates, can see in SAPD. But I dont know the lens mm. I opened it up but can't see any obvious markings or numbers. Any way to find out?
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    POE splitter usage

    I got this DC18V-60V to 12V Buck converter Passive PoE Splitter Cable Power Over Ethernet | eBay to use on my hikvision cam cause I thought I fried the poe board. Turns out I didnt fry it and poe works fine. However when i plug the cable from the poe switch into this device,then ONLY plug the...
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    Email setup not working with DS-2CD2642FWD-IZS

    I've got a DS-2CD2642FWD-IZS with firmware V5.5.82 build 190220 that i can't get email setup. Keep getting device error. I'm using the same settings which work for my DS-2CD2032-I with firmware V5.4.5 build 170123. Any thoughts why?
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    Unforwarding ports?

    I have a hikvision ds7608NI-E2 NVR. When i go to and check the 8000, 554 ports it shows they are open. 80 and 443 are closed. If i turn off my NVR the port scan then shows they are closed. In my network setting nothing is enable except NTP and email. My router is netgear WGR 614...
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    Question for owners of Hikvision NVR with alarm inputs.

    Im looking to get a Hikvision nvr with alarm inputs to use a PIR sensor with. I believe the DS-7716NI and the DS-7608NI-I2 are the ones that have this feature. To anyone who owns one of these and uses the alarm inputs with a PIR sensor, can you tell me if the email function correctly works and...
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    Returning defective DS-2CD2032 camera

    So I need to send this camera back because it stopped working.It had been connecting intermittently for a week or so but now doesnt connect at all to the NVR or SADP.The IR lights still work so I assume its getting power, its just not connecting.Brought it in house and used different cable with...
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    Hikvision emails from ds2cd2032

    I have the camera setup to send an email with pictures to my phone number as a text. Works fine. My question, is there a way to edit what info the email sends? Currently it sends this "This is an automatically generated e-mail from your IPC. EVENT TYPE: Line Detection Alarm EVENT TIME...