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    Hikvision DS-7608NI-I2/8P blinking green power light/blinking red LED on motherboard.

    Hello fellow security camera techies. I own one Hikvision DS-7608NI-I2/8P NVR which works great. I purchased a 2nd Hikvision DS-7608NI-I2/8P used. However the 2nd one won't boot up. Upon plugging it in and flipping on the back switch, the front panel "power" LED blinks. Upon opening the...
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    Dahua IPC unbricking / recovery over serial UART and TFTP

    Easy recovery without serial: Dahua IPC EASY unbricking / recovery over TFTP Hello, I broke my camera by accident while messing with the firmware and had to recover it. Since I am not the only one that this has happened to and will probably not stay the last one: Here is a simple tutorial on...
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    RS232 to UART (?) Cable

    Hi All, Need to access the 'boot screen' to resolve a failed firmware upgrade for my DS-2CD2132F-IS Dome Camera. I've reached out to Hikvision support and they eventually provided a photo of the cable in question (see attached). They advised that I would have to purchase one from a UK re-seller...
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    Show console on boot up

    Maybe I am missing something, I require BI 4 to when PC (win8.1) is started BI will boot at a service which it does perfectly, however I am using the monitor as a viewer, how can I make BI open console view automatically and display video feeds.. This can't be an unusual request!
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    ds- 2cd2032- i ch keep rebooting every 5-10 minute

    Hi there, just got my hivision kit from asia, and now...... i discover that all the 8 ds- 2cd2032- i randomly reboot them selfe every 5-10 min. realy annoying !!! nvr beeps all the time , and blackholes in my sureillance system. (superman could between those rebootings plunder my hole house...