Keep in mind, if you use the "finger" plate in a ceiling that leads to your attic, it will not stop air from moving from inside to outside, and...
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Study the link noted above, plus this one. Optimizing Blue Iris's CPU Usage | IP Cam Talk
Also, that processor is 9 years old, so I doubt it can...
Not malware, that was the plugin "software" that the browser needed to work with the camera. It is being downloaded from the camera.
IE sucks for...
1-For reliability, you want BI on a dedicated machine. This has been discussed 100's of times here.
Choosing Hardware for Blue Iris | IP Cam Talk...
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If you would have done a little research on here before hand, you would know this.
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Avoid anything that use's Wifi....
You most likely did not brick anything.
See here John: Dahua ConfigTool using Instruction
Of course, if @John75 would have answered...
It's no longer mounted. Size is noted in the spec sheet in first post.
Bulb in the middle is the PTZ.
After further checking, it can be enabled on second ch, but appears to only "work" with one channel at a time.
6/12 pitch isn't too steep to get up to the cam.
Thinking out loud.
Talk to your electrician about using 2.5" to 3" rigid metal conduit.
I get the same results, 5231s fail.
4 Channel. I've had no issues with it.
The boobie cam is mounted outdoors, I use Blue Iris, so it works fine for me.
And the store Hi-res alerts is not turned on by default that I've seen.
Choosing Hardware for Blue Iris | IP Cam Talk
Dahua does not support end users...at all. Only their distributors.
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Pitch pads Easy Up Tar Pads with 2in Screws for Antenna Roof Mounts (EZ46-3) from Solid Signal
Solid signal also carries some hefty mounts suited...
What will the roofing material it's self be? What will the decking be? What will the roof pitch be?
I've had something mounted on my roofs since...
There is a solution to that....as stated in the article, don't leave anything a tweaker might think is valuable in the car.
No, not mine...but.
Mine only leaves my person and goes in the cars hidden bolted down gun vault if I have to stop at a prohibited location. Schools etc.
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Be sure to look at the spec...
Oh, and those that leave un-secured guns in a car, you don't deserve to own a gun, at all. Also should be made to listen to Forrest Gump saying...
Something that comes up quit often is the subject of door checkers. This is part of the reason a lot of folks install cameras.
Lock your forking...
As @mat200 said, multiple fixed cameras are almost always better than a PTZ.
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