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    Foscam R4S dropped off of Blue Iris after ip address change

    I have a Foscam R4S in my garage. It's been out there for almost 3 years and I've never really had any issues with it. The video feed is recorded using Blue Iris. I was doing some work out there a couple of days ago and I had to turn off the circuit breaker that happened to feed that camera...
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    Blue Iris Web Server not found on port 81?

    I've had occasional issues with not being able to hit the BI web server from the mobile app. Typically, this is only from outside my home, but I'm fine if I'm connected to one of my home wi-fi networks. Now it has stopped working again and I can't the server from anywhere inside or outside of my...
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    Looking for advice in locking down my system

    Currently, our camera setup includes a Hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW in our great room and a cheap Foscam R4S monitoring the inside of our garage. They're both connected via ethernet and recorded through Blue Iris. I plan to start adding outdoor cameras soon, but that's what we have now. A week or...
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    Having trouble getting audio to record with video

    To be honest, I haven't tried in awhile, but I remember trying a lot of different things several months ago, before finally giving up and moving onto other things. Today, I saved a clip of my 18-month-old grandson being naughty, and funny, as he was doing some things he wasn't supposed to. I was...
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    Foscam R4S doesn't keep time

    I have a Foscam R4S that I finally got to working with my Blue Iris setup. I wanted a cheap camera for my garage. It's working well except for the fact that it won't keep time correctly. Using Onvif I was able to set it to sync with my computer, but it isn't, Earlier, myy computer said 8:29am...
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    Can't get Foscam R4S working with Blue Iris, or anything else

    I'm not certain if this Foscam forum or the Blue Iris forum is the best place to start for help, so I'm going to start here. Back before Christmas I purchased a Foscam R4S camera on sale. I read a lot of negative on here about Foscam cameras in general, but I got a really good deal on this one...
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    Curious about audio recording and recording all footage

    I'm curious about a couple of recording options. Do most of you record all footage continuously or do you record based on motion or some other trigger? Also, for cameras with mic capability, do you record audio as well, or only video? Thanks.
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    How do I update the time overlay?

    I'm just getting started. I finally got my first camera, a Hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW up and running. I also got Windows 10 Pro installed on the computer I purchased, have installed Blue Iris 5, and have my camera added. That's pretty much as far as I've gotten so far. I have a time...
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    How do I turn off the time and camera name?

    I'm just getting started. I finally got my first camera, a Hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW up and running. I also got Windows 10 Pro installed on the computer I purchased and have installed Blue Iris and have my camera added. That's pretty much as far as I've gotten so far. I want to use Blue Iris'...
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    Newbie needs help getting video from new cube camera

    OK, so, after four years of wanting to, I've finally started putting together our security camera setup. The computer and my first camera, an indoor Hikvision Cube Camera (DS-2CD2442FWD-IW) arrived today. I need to install Windows 10 and install Blue Iris and get the computer going, but I wanted...
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    I don't believe I ever introduced myself...

    After looking and pondering and wishing and lurking here on ipcamtalk for a couple of years, I've finally pulled the trigger and started to purchase items for our camera system. I purchased an HP Prodesk 600 G2 SFF, i5-6500 with 8GB RAM and a 500GB hard drive to be the heart of our system. I...
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    Decent indoor PT cameras?

    I am starting to put together the surveillance system for my home. I would like a couple of indoor PT cameras similar to the Foscam R4 or Reolink C1 Pro, but I can't seem to find anything close from Dahua or Hikvision. I know how most on these forums feel about Foscam and Reolink, but I can't...
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    What is a good recommended BI system?

    I've wanted to put in some cameras for several years now. My wife finally came to me a few days ago and asked me to look into it. She knew I wanted to look into building my own Blue Iris system. My question concerns how powerful a system I will need to run it. I see people describing their...
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    New system build suggestions?

    My wife and I recently installed a SimliSafe alarm system in our home and we are wanting to start adding some IP cameras for added security. We will probably start out with 3 or 4 cameras and then add as needed. I can see us possibly getting up to about 8 to 10 cameras, but can't really see us...
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    What is the Blue Iris upgrade policy?

    Once you buy, are you a lifetime user? Do you have to purchase upgrades? If so, only major revisions, while minor updates are free? Just curious. Thanks.
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    Surveillance system newbie looking for guidance, knowledge, and advice

    Hello everyone. I'm a new forum member. I'm a techie from way back but have never had a security system or camera system before. My wife and I built a new home and moved in December 2014. It seems like every day we're hearing of more and more craziness going on, from burglaries and home...
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    IP camera/security system newbie here to research and learn

    Hello everyone, I'm new to security systems in general, IP cameras and recording systems specifically, and new to this forum. I'm here to research and learn and I look forward to chatting with and learning from everyone. My wife and I are in the process of installing a security system we...
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