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  1. jrf

    Cam shows yellow ! at top and no bitrate

    After rebooting I have a single CAM Dahua 5231R that has the yellow circle with a ! in at at the top of that camera. Also it doesn't report a bitrate in BI. Looking up in the manual says usually the frame rate is mismatched. Checked, double checked, changed the frame rate, changed the...
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    Caught this creature cleaning my cameras

    Daughter wanted to "practice" costumes for Halloween....eh figured it was prime time for camera cleaning. I have no idea what my neighbors think of me....
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    BI Tools backup not working

    When I click options/backup from the BI tools interface you get two options. Backupup BI tools settings or BI server/camera settings. When I do the tools backup a file called settings.ini gets updated/created in the folder specified. However if I choose BI Server/Cameras nothing ever happens...
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    Trigger PTZ preset through BI web interface

    From what I can tell in the original documentation I can only see a way to trigger PTZ up/down/left/right and not a way to trigger the camera to go directly to a preset. Is this possible and does anyone know what the URL would be? Trying to trigger from my smarthome to move a ptz to a preset...
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    Snowstorm time lapse

    Made these a bit ago. Bit of PITA for my first time trying to figure out how to do 3 days worth of a timelapse. The software I used didn't do the video any favors...but...it did work in the end. Both of these 5231r-z Yes...this would have been that blizzard that was all over the news in...
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    BI Time lapse export

    I live in the great northwest where we recently got hit with over 50" of snow in a few days. I'd like to make a time lapse out of this and noticed when I was trying to export (that's not working either) that there seems to be a time lapse export feature. However I can't seem to find what makes...
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    Trash Guy weirdness

    Pretty sure this guy was just being "nice" and pickup up trash off the street along his walk...However. VERY bizzare you would pick a random house and dump your bag in the trash can. Also please do critique camera placements/suggestions. CAM1 CAM2 CAM3
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    Camera called "Motion" keeps being added back.

    When I restart BI a camera called "Motion" with shortname of "Camera" keeps being added in as a camera. It has no signal because it has no setup. Has anyone else ever had this happen? This is twice on two systems now. On the last system I just hid it because I could never get rid of it.
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