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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    Does the Upload Logo button work?
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    Long Distance POE

    This is where we go down the rabbit hole.... if there is any break in the run, (and in our area there are plenty of critters that love to nibble (just a little bit mind you) on buried wire) how are you going to fix it without digging up the entire mess? I will not work on any direct burial...
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    Long Distance POE

    The pulling force required for these long runs is a lot higher than I feel comfortable with. I treat cat cable pretty gently to avoid damage. (I am suspicious that a lot of cable runs I find to be bad have been treated roughly by previous installers). (I also test every run with a GOOD (not...
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    Long Distance POE

    These POE adapters are actually made by Dahua. https://www.amazon.com/Loryta-LR1002-1ET-LR1002-1EC-Converter-Transmission/dp/B07RWT8SDX/ref=sr_1_7?crid=1EUEGXJI3RDX2&keywords=poe+over+coax&qid=1568471201&s=gateway&sprefix=POE+over%2Caps%2C196&sr=8-7 As discussed before, I would not pull super...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    Sounds like problems in the cloud. As the app was/is pulled from the android App Store they may be having a bunch of problems. But when it is a free cloud service, and when having problems, the normal methodology is don't ask, don't tell and deny, deny, deny...... So you may try a dozen...
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    YooSee SD-M5 doorbell: 1080p, PoE, RTSP, Onvif, only $66

    You really don't want to hook up a 48V POE injector ( 802.11at or af but especially 48V passive) to this gadget. It will let the smoke out of a 24V passive POE device.
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    H Have you two EC dwellers tried this yet? It is a long shot but it is a possibility. I missed the fact that both of you were not in North America..... LaView app is also worth trying. I have a feeling the use the same server (or data centre) but may have a different list of ID numbers.
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    This is an issue with their (probably HikVision's) cloud. They are missing a range of ID numbers in their database. Help line probably not going to be very helpful until (if) you can get to tier 3. It might resolve itself in a day or two. Exchanging it for another in the same batch...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    I thin you meant VA, which is how the power of these transformers are rated. VA = VxC which is also the definition of watts. So the VA rating is important when it is too low, but makes no difference when it is greater than what is required. The higher VA rated transformers tend to be bigger...
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    RCA HSDB2A Notification to Home Automation System

    I have detailed adding a Z wave (or any sensor with a switch input) sensor to the HSDB2A here: New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera FYI doorbell button press notification delay in the app is so minor it is a non-issue.
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    The included resistor is actually a resistor, not a fuse. When the doorbell button is pushed, the HSDB2A is bypasses itself in the doorbell circuit. (the HSDB2A is powered for this time by capacitors it has just for this purpose) If you are not using a chime, when the button is pressed and...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    The HSDB1 is one of the worst products Hikvision has made in recent memory. I wouldn't even use it as a door stopper. The upgrade to the HSBSB2 is well worth it. Most everything on the HSBSB2 is better/faster and the 105/180 is actually a better solution for viewing packages left at the door...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    Most of my IPCs run way hotter than I would like to see, this doorbell runs just as hot (at least every one I have installed has). That being said, I have not experienced heat related failures on these or all the IPCs. This is the nature of the beast. I figure who knows more about what is a...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    Can you define 'color night vision'? The model does not have a dark fighter sensor so night vision will never be super. With modest ambient light the picture is fine. With a porchlight, streetlight, or IR from a nearby IPC or IR illuminator the image is above average. I think this is a...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    The faceplates are compatible even though the top cutout is different. You can interchange both cutout styles. I don’t believe the hardware varies between all the different name brands.
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    YooSee SD-M5 doorbell: 1080p, PoE, RTSP, Onvif, only $66

    This post is bordering on useless without the details on the configuration, please elaborate on the working setup in BI. And I am not sure why you are telling me how great BI is. I am only second to Fendy in my appreciation and respect for BI and I am still blown away at the near-enterprise...
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    Review-Dahua IPC-HFW1831C-PIR 4k Mini Bullet

    video evidence not working
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    live view jerky

    I thought this thread was about a live stream of someone making jerky.... mmmmmm jerky....
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    I am not sure. Right now there is no going back on firmware upgrades so I am in no hurry to try the ONVIF support firmware as everything is working perfect for the units I have deployed. Give it a go and share the results!
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    YooSee SD-M5 doorbell: 1080p, PoE, RTSP, Onvif, only $66

    This is not a bad policy for devices that you may suspect nefariously contact their China headquarters (aka Dahua IPCs with international firmware), but I would never assume my (or any IT manager's) IT prowess is so awesome I can reduce the risk of having a malware bomb in the LAN to zero. The...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    Here's where we are right now: Laview (and all the apps) support 2 way audio BI supports 2 way audio ONVIF has specifications for 2 way audio Laview's new firmware is promoted as supporting the ONVIF protocol The first gen garbage HSDB-1 (manufactured by Hikvision as well) works with BI 2...
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    YooSee SD-M5 doorbell: 1080p, PoE, RTSP, Onvif, only $66

    If CMS works you should be able to get BI working. But why would you want to? The firmware on this is probably chock full of malware... be wary! I am thankful I did not burn $66 on this experiment now. The Fender said it best: 'The(y) sell low end junk, most of which is rebranded from the...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    "I mentioned two way audio, but it has nothing to do with ONVIF." What are you talking about? ONVIF Profile T is the specification for bi-directional audio and works great in Blue Iris. If someone can figure out the ONVIF bi-directional audio (like in the crappy HSDB-1 and its variants) then...
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    New RCA HSDB2A 3MP Doorbell IP Camera

    I have installed many of these and everything worked exactly as designed each time. As the replacement unit is behaving the same way, most reasonable people would say the issues lie somewhere other than the unit or the app. The folks here have tried to help you but it didn't seem to take. And...
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    Question about BI4 vs BI5

    BI5 is ready for prime time. BI4 can now be retired. I am loving the new functionality.
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    Word of warning

    BV-Tech is cheap Chiner no-name junk. If you are foolish enough to use it in mission-critical roles, at least have a couple of spares on the shelf. If you have the IT giblets, and enterprise gear, you can create a network that has full redundancy of every component (except for the cable/fiber...
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    Soliom G1 Dash Camera Review

    That's what I'm talking about BOB!
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    Soliom G1 Dash Camera Review

    The sample video is in 360p (really????). Do you have any samples in 1080p as well as low light?
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    Warning about tool shipped with Dahua cams!

    The set screws on Dahua cams are stainless steel, so they would be a pain to drill out. That being said, I have never seen one of these screws be anything more than finger tight. The included Dahua wrench is more than adequate for the job (I have one for daily use that I have used hundreds (if...
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