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    CPU stats for a dedicated Blue Iris server?

    Hi everyone, I'm working on building a dedicated blue iris server. I'm wondering what kind of a cpu I need. I currently have 4 feeds and may add 2 more in the future. I plan to continually record from all feeds (for a total of 6 camera feeds). I've been looking at the 10th gen intel core...
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    Blue Iris crashes when replaying from timeline (Windows 10)

    This is an odd one, yesterday I added a tenth camera to Blue Iris. Now when trying to playback using the 'replay' button next to the timeline or double clicking the actual timeline, Blue Iris simply crashes in Windows 10. I can double click and play 'alerts', can also playback 'all clips'...
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    Simultanious login to same RTSP feed

    I have BI recording some Wansview Q6 WiFi cameras and an Amcrest AD110 via RTSP. I also have RTSP feeds for those cameras integrated into my Home Assistant dashboard (snapshots refresh every few seconds, per the HA default). My Wansview cameras seem to reset quite often, and I wonder whether...
  4. DavidAJ

    Which camera for day/night LPR for distance of 50 - 75' at 15 degree max angle?

    Hi, I want to add LPR capability to my BI system. I need to have solid day/night LPR performance at a distance of 50 - 75' with a max camera-to-license plate angle of about 15 degrees. From my reading on this site, I see both the IPC-B5442E-Z4E and IPC-HFW5231E-Z12 cameras mentioned in LPR...
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    Reolink E1 Pro PTZ doesn't work on Blue Iris (offical Response)

    just wanted to post it here for anyone googling the same question still searching for good quality WiFi PTZ Camera that works with Blue Iris Unfortunately, Amcrest is a bit expensive and only in the US
  6. P

    Cheap Graphics card

    Hi all i cant get to grips with this memory leak and getting the correct drivers etc. So was thinking instead of the onboard graphics I could buy a cheap card instead. I have a gigabyte Z270-HD3P Could anyone recommend a cheap card? Much appreciate any help given
  7. ulterios

    Help with choosing best option for Blue Iris PC

    Hi everyone, I am looking to get a dedicated Blue Iris PC and have been going through the "Choosing Hardware for Blue Iris" page here in the Wiki section and using some of the information there have found a few refurbished/renewed systems that I am considering. I am not sure which one would be...
  8. S

    Blue Iris has good triggers but no alerts

    Hello, my alerts were working perfectly until I started messing around with the profiles. I normally don’t use any profiles but tonight I tried setting up profile 2 to have no alerts so I can select that one when the kids are running in and out of the house. I think I got that set up the way...
  9. Travis K

    ui3 stuck on Loading Camera List

    Hi folks, I've been using the UI3 web viewer for a long time with no issues. It seems like after a recent upgrade, it broke. This broke in the last couple of weeks. My computer was having some issues and BI was principally responsible for 100% disk usage and so I tried to update and restart...
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    Blue Iris Sends Push Alert and MQTT alert from False Alert

    Hi I'm new to this forum so go easy but hoping someone may be able to help. Im using Blue Iris 5.4.7.0 and Sentry Smart Alerts. Most of the Time smart Alerts works really well and can filter and see 100's of cancelled alerts. The issue is and what happened last night is I got 5 or 6 Push...
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    The Area of Interest's "Edit..." button is grayed out for some cameras

    Does anyone know why this happens? I can't see any rhyme nor reason for why it's grayed out for some cameras but not others. I wanted to try the feature, but it's grayed out on the camera I want. About half of them have it and the other half don't. vs.
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    Amcrest AD110 - Can I do better than this?

    I received my Amcrest AD110 video doorbell yesterday and was able to get both it and the included module for my existing mechanical chime hooked up. I have not been able to get remote access working yet, but that's alright because I will be using Blue Iris. Likewise, I did not install a microSD...
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    Blue Iris Computer

    Hey everybody. New member here. I am caught up in the Q See situation and have been doing a lot of reading here trying to figure out what to do. There is so much great information but it can be overwhelming. I have about decided to try going with Blue Iris and have been looking at computers on...
  14. Buttan Butt

    Various arguments in favour of and against running DeepStack on a separate host

    Hi there! I haven't really seen any discussion about the pros and cons of running DeepStack locally (same host as BI runs at) vs running it on a different host in the LAN. Currently I'm running DeepStack locally but I'm tempted to set it up on a different host as a Docker image. The reason is...
  15. AveryFreeman

    Looking for similar features to Wyze cameras in a conventional Camera+NVR setup

    Hey, So I have this friend, he really likes his Wyze cameras, mainly because they're cheap, easy to stick up + move, and he really likes the software's features Problem is, he's got like 50 of them on his Wifi, and they're starting to cause issues with some of his portable credit card machines...
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    Trigger Blue Iris recording when an event happens on Hikvision DS-2CD2347G2-LU

    I've been tearing my hair out trying to use Hikvision events to start Blue Iris (5.4.3.0 x64) recording but have had no success. I have the latest V5.5.160 build 210108 firmware working fine so I'm able to trigger the LED to come on from line crossing fine for instance so I know that is...
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    Thoughts on my setup?

    Hey everyone, I've put together a system and have been tinkering with it prior to expanding and wanted to get your thoughts (and prayers) and advice. I've picked up a Dell PowerEdge R720 with ESXi 6.7 running a couple VM's (BI & DNS/DHCP). I added 8 x 4TB WD Gold disks to give me a RAID 5...
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    Blue Iris UI3 behind IIS Reverse Proxy

    Hi all. Brand new to Blue Iris, coming over from Geovision VMS. We are in love with the software, but we're trying to see about securing it with AD credentials. My thought process was to set up an IIS Reverse Proxy, and then just limit that page to certain AD groups with Windows Authentication...
  19. M

    Looking for a video doorbell that complies with this list:

    1. Supports RTSP 2. Support PC software such as Blue Iris, or others 3. Offers free cloud storage or the ability to automatically backup to email or ftp (aside from the local storage) 4. Is ZigBee or z-wave compatible (or ONVIF) and may be combined into a smart home 5. Allows to use custom (mp3)...
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    Webgui works, Blue Iris doesn't

    I installed a few Dahua IPC-T2231T-ZS cameras. I can view and configure the cameras on Internet Explorer with the proper IP addresses I setup. However, on Blue Iris 5.3.9.6, only one of the cameras will not start. I get a "No Signal, Error: 8000276 (Socket error: 10054) 0". Deleted are added the...
  21. K

    Last Watch AI - a new platform-independent AI tool with web interface

    Introducing Last Watch AI akmolina28/last-watch-ai is yet another open source tool for glueing Blue Iris to Deepstack AI, inspired by gentlepumpkin's AI tools. I created this tool last year to address some of the gaps and frustrations I was experiencing with the other Deepstack tools...
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    Swann DVR, Blue Iris and ZeroTier(with d-link dwr-921 router) security question

    Hey folks, networking newb here. To give context at the request of my parents i'm setting up a cctv system for them as there have been a rash of burglaries in our area. Started with using swanns android app but quickly finding them was to many limitations with it so I went looking for...
  23. Sven Liden

    Help! Error downloading clips

    I get this "unexpected error" when trying to download clips through the web interface of Blue Iris. I'm using Chrome on a Mac. Am I just missing some configuration setting, or anyone know what the error is or how to fix it?
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    Blue Iris & external triggers

    Hi all Totally new here so hi to everyone I have setup Blue Iris / Aitool and Deepstack (docker) and I am having trouble sending the trigger to BI to start recording BI is ver 5.3.6.4 x64 Everything is up and running, except triggering Couple of screenshots below of my settings I am...
  25. D

    Apple M1 Mac Mini for Running Blue Iris

    Anybody tried running their cam server on Apple's new hardware?
  26. th182

    Shed Interior Temp to Blue Iris Overlay!

    Just thought I'd share a little accomplishment I achieved with BI and Home Assistant! I recently put a small propane heater in my shed to keep it warm when working out there and to hopefully keep liquids stored out there from freezing. All assuming I don't burn through my 100lb tank too fast...
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    Blue Iris Live View Different From Recorded View For 4K Camera

    Hi there - this is most likely a newbie problem, but I can't seem to find the answer in searching Google / Forums. I have had Blue Iris working great since version 4 - using the Dahua 2MP turret cameras that have been highly recommended. With the recent upgrade to BI 5, I also added some 4K...
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    Lost Connection to Service and then client closes

    Hello all. Some of you might remember that I posted for some help some time ago relating to performance issues where BI was constantly running at 100% on my 4th gen i7 laptop. Based on members suggestions I have now upgraded to a desktop tower running a i7-6700 with 8gb ram which seem to handle...
  29. saltwater

    Blue Iris - record direct to computer drive or NAS drive - or both

    Ok, I'll preface this with the fact that I do not yet have a NAS drive and have only started researching them. It appears it's a choice between Synology or QNAP and then either a two or four-bay unit. I have only practised with Blue Iris with one camera, getting ready to move into a new house...
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    CPU usage in Blue Iris against actual CPU usage in task manager

    Hello all. Im new here. I found my way here after spending a lot of time searching online for my BI related issue. I have tried to search online but cannot find anything that is related to my query. The issue I have is that Blue Iris is showing as running at 100% cpu so I am getting very...
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