1. N

    xvr5104c-x1 firmware problem

    HI dears I have problem with dvr dahua xvr5104c-x1. After web firmware update, dvr keeps restarting. Only the dachua logo appear on the screen and restart. I read the topic from the link below. Is he the solution for me...
  2. G

    Need help identifying and unbricking IPC

    As the title states. I have attached some images of the IPC itself and the serial output. I tried various firmwares which none of them got the device to boot into Linux properly. Any help would be appreciated.
  3. K

    Installing Wired Cameras

    Hello! I'm setting up some wired cameras for the first time (to replace some Arlo wireless cameras that are total garbage). I've poked around here and other places for best practices, and I just wanted to get a final plan in place for the new cameras. I'm considering either some Unifi...
  4. J

    Bricked HDBW4421. Fixed firmware doesn't start (loops)

    I realize the camera isn't the latest but I bricked my HDBW4421R-AS. It was running 2.400.0.28 when I tried to flash "DH_IPC-HX4X2X-Themis_EngSpn_N_Stream3_V2.620.0000002.0.R.170830" from the WebUI. The camera took the firmware and rebooted and began boot looping. I could only reach it when it...
  5. M

    Dahua VTH1550CH - brick after firmware update?

    Hello, Yesterday i flashed the firmware "General_Overseas_VTH1510_Eng_P_SIP_V1.000.00.0.R.20170425.bin" on my "DH-VTH1550CH". After the successful update process, the VTH is booting to the "Welcome-Message" and than is coming a black screen. But a ping to the old IP address works fine. What...
  6. D

    PTZ Recovery

    Hi I recently updated my NVR and PTZ (darkfighter) camera to the latest firmware. NVR firmware was installed successfully. However the PTZ upgrade failed, it had done before but I managed to recover using TFTP. On this occasion I have tried restoring firmware using TFTP but it is showing to be...
  7. C

    DVR brick recovery failing....

    Hi, I bought a Hikvision DVR last week and bricked it when I tried to update it with a wrong firmware. The problem is that when I use TFTP to recover it, it starts transmitting digicap.dav, and....starts again. And again. It keeps doing that. I have the TFTP, and a successful ping on...
  8. R

    Bricked DS-2CD2542FWD-IWS, need help recovering it

    Hello everyone, I have one Hikvision DS-2CD2542FWD-IWS camera that somehow allowed the incorrect firmware package (before Hikvision changed the layout on their US Download website) onto this model of Camera that was supposed to be for another model of camera. I have tried to use the TFTP...
  9. cryptelli

    IR Illuminators Options / Suggestions

    Hi All, I am looking at improving my lighting on one camera which currently looks down the side of the house. Since it is mounted with a PFB203W (wall mount) and without trying to encroach on the neighbours is parallel with the brick work causing the IRs to blast the bricks more than the...
  10. C

    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...
  11. Srbo

    Hikvision DS7604NI-E1 bricked. HELP!

    Hello, it seems I download the wrong firmware to update my NVR. Now I am stuck in a bootlop. I boot till startscreen, then start to BEEP for 10s and restart. I tried to connect via tftp, but the NVR is not connecting. I set my PC to and connected the PC and NVR over Router, also I...
  12. Q™

    FAQ > Do's & Don'ts > Flashing Hikvision Firmware

    ( or Firmware Flashing For Dummies :) ) With so may folks bricking their Hikvision cameras I thought it might be helpful to provide a topic -- an FAQ if you will -- on the do's and don'ts of how to download Hikvision firmware for your Hikvision camera. Please be advised that Ol' Q™ is no...
  13. C

    Recommend a camera?

    Hi all, I am looking for an outdoor camera with a built in microphone and that can be mounted on the side of my home (brick wall). Do you have any suggestions? PTZ would also be nice but not a requirement. Thanks.
  14. MacPlus

    HIKVISION nvr DS-7608NI-SE/P - brick

    Hello!, I have nvr DS-7608NI-SE/P. Recently installed: Baseline Firmware_NVR (76NI-SE)_En_V3.0.10 141125 from website: "Support models...