1. R

    Single camera continuous recording issues w/ IVMS-4200, Storage Server, Alternatives?

    Howdy all, I recently put up a Hikvision DS-2CD23787G2-L(U) and have been trying to configure it to continuously record. To do this, I have set up a Hikvision PCNVR Storage Server on an old PC and formatted a 2TB Skyhawk HDD in which the recordings are stored; IVMS-4200 is used for remote...
  2. M

    Hikvision/ezviz firmware

    Hi, I've got an Ezviz X5C-8 DVR and a couple of C3Ws cams. I've got root on the DVR and I'm interested if anybody knows how the core software on it works (hicore, I think). As far as I can tell it's basically identical to the normal one bundled with other hikvision products but with certain...
  3. H

    HikVision DS-7604NI-K1/4P(B) + TP-Link TL-WA801ND + Netgear Nighthawk R7000 - Device Status Offline?

    Edit: The issue was finally resolved! Only thanks to the help of the brilliant and kind TonyR. It was because partially the Ethernet wasn’t plugged in the right port, yeah…. But it wouldn’t have worked either way if not configured properly, which Tony helped tremendously with; read through the...
  4. J

    Hikvision NVR password reset

    Hello everyone! I recently purchased a used Hikvision NVR on ebay and the previous owner did not factory reset it before shipping it. The problem is that I purchased it from a reseller and they didn't have the password from the previous owner either. I ended up getting a full refund because...
  5. S

    Hik-connect doesn't taking Public IP

    Dear friends, Few days back, my NVR's at hik-connect shows "network unstable connecting again" issue, so I decided to port forward the server and http ports. Now the issue is solved, cameras loading fluidly. I have 3 NVR's under same router but one NVR shows, I cant able to...
  6. fushi

    Gray Image - Hikvision analog Camera issue

    Hello, two identical Hikvision camera (model: DS-2CE56H1T-IT3Z) after a couple years of running without any single problem,suddendly , started to show a "clean" gray image. I'm using a Dahua xvr 5104HS-4KL-I2 and other cameras are working just fine. As in the attached photo,i can see the dvr...
  7. S

    Hikvision 4200 wont connect with home wifi but will with mobile data

    Hi All ! New here. Searched the posts unable to figure this out. I have the older Hikvison 4200 at the office. Connects fine on the mobile app using mobile data. if I turn off mobile data, time out error and offline. Other employees can connect on their home WIFI. Will not connect to my home...
  8. Padre Pedro

    Hikvision and smart home; through Home Assistant?

    Hi, I'm planning to buy a few Hikvision DS-2CD2086G2-I(U) cameras (don't know yet which specific variants): DS-2CD2086G2-I(U) No official support for IFTTT, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Samsung SmartThings or another platform is known AFAIK. Is there a way to make them smart home aware? For...
  9. Z

    Hikvision DVR Password reset through firmware TFTP error

    Hi, I have a DS7608HUHI-K1 DVR which is password locked. I have tried to reset the password on the device using TFTP on IP but the DVR does not request the file when turned on. I have then connected to the device using the 4 pin connection to force the device to request the firmware...
  10. O

    Does hikvision ivms4200-lite come with a 15 cloudp2p connection limit?

    So i have about 40 or so NVR's on separate remote locations, each DVR has 8 cameras. I first tried ivms4200 but found that it runs extremely slow on my older PC, I have since been using the IOS version of hik-connect to view all the streams from the NVRs. I recently found ivms4200 lite and was...
  11. W

    Hikvision PTZ with Geovision 8.7 NVR

    Good day all, Is anyone using a hikvision PTZ with A Geovision NVR? I have added the new Hikvision DS-2DE4A225IW-DE to the NVR, and have the image, recording, alerts, etc going, but I am not sure how to configure the PTZ portion. PTZ digital works - but only within the currently displayed...
  12. O

    Is there a way to view ip camera live stream without port forwarding?

    I recently started working as tech support for a retail company that has around 50 shops. Each shop has about 6-8 hikvision cameras connected to a nvr that connects to the internet. The company has been using the ivms4200 software to view all 400 or so cameras. They are currently migrating to...
  13. Sagar Rana

    Replacing Analogue System to IP System

    Hello Everyone! I'm New here... So, My Question is that My Casino's Boss just gave me lots of CAT5 Cables, 288 IP Cameras including PTZ, 12 NVR x 64 Channels, 1 Decoder, 10s of Switch, 32 x 48'' TV and 12 PC, 7 keyboard for PTZ and Ask me for remove those old Analog Camera and replace with these...
  14. G

    Hikvision AcuSense 8MP Flashing Alarm sets off Line Crossing

    Hi, This seems like a very bad miss-detection, Due to not having outside sensor lights i run my two AcuSense 8MP front cameras off motion detection (stock settings) which actually works great. What is not great as at night time if a car goes past this will trigger the lights to come on which...
  15. mestoof

    Hikvision NVR DS-7616NI-E2 / 16P all cameras are Disconnected

    Hello, I have this NVR Hikvision NVR DS-7616NI-E2 / 16P Firmware version : V3.4.95 build 170626 Version encoder : V5.0 build 170228 One company install for us this NVR with 16 cameras before COVID19 we dont use this location because of COVID19 Now they dont replay to us i try to get the NVR...
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    Is the IPC-T5442T-ZE still the best camera for under $200 or should I consider a different one? I want to replace my HikVision DS-2CD3132 with something better. Actually, I might continue using the HiVison cams for overview and install other cams (that work much better in low light) to zoom into...
  17. Lame_GamingBG

    So i want to buy an NVR but i am not sure if my cameras will work with it

    So i have 2 cameras settled on position in my house and they are currently working with an SD cards and the phone app is very glitchy and i want to make my cameras use an NVR becouse there will be better app and more space for them to record but as i said i am not sure if it will work it says...
  18. Z

    Hikvision DS-KB6403-WIP password reset for unbinding

    Hi I created a new hik connect app and I am trying to reconnect to my hikvision doorbell DS-KB6403-WIP . Unfortunately it is bound to my previous account and asking for a password to unbind which i have forgotten. Is it possible to reset the password on these doorbells? there is no reset button...
  19. S

    HikVision PTZ not working

    I’m using a HikVision and DS-2CD2183G0-I on Blue Iris but can’t get any PTZ controls to work. Here are my settings. Any ideas? Thanks.
  20. J

    Hikvision DS-KH6320-WTE1 (indoor station) not connecting with DS-KV6113-WPE1 (door station)

    Hi, I have recently configured my indoor and door stations those are Hikvision DS-KH6320-WTE1 and DS-KV6113-WPE1. These are directly connected to a PoE switch and I am able to find them on my local network. Both are configured with HK-Connect and are accessible. But the problem is indoor...
  21. D

    Hikvision DS-2CD2087G2-LU BI config

    Guys can you share the config of your cameras? Mine just arrive and during night I only get 12.5 fps and a keyframe of 0.25, just upgrade for the last firmware and still can't get a consistent fps and keyframe. I also can't see the sub-stream option only default. Thanks
  22. N

    HiKvision DS-2CD1743G0-iz browser support problem

    Hi, I bought recently a used DS-2CD1743G0 (european market). I programmed the latest available version: V5.5.89 build 210429 found at...
  23. T

    No audio through Dahua XVR when connecting Hikvision cams via ONVIF

    I have added 2 Hikvision DS-2CD2442FWD-IW cameras on a Dahua XVR but there is no audio as wells as 2-way audio. I tried to add the cameras also on Synology's Surveilance Station and there' still no sound but 2-way audio is operational. Is there any recommendation/setting to try? Thanks in advance!!
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    Hikvision Camera arbitrarily changed its presets

    Yesterday, my Hikvision DS-2DE1A404IW-DE3 just decided to change its presets in the middle of the day. and I can't figure out what to do to fix it. First let me say that I have been running this system with Blue Iris since 2019 I believe and don't change any settings unless something goes hay...
  25. J

    Barrier Gate Guidance

    Hello, I hope you can help me. I have a Hikvision DS-2CD7A26G0P ANPR camera that is integrated via ISAPI with our software (we have a listening server that is capturing all images and detection details). I would like to buy a Barrier Gate so that it opens automatically with the license plate...
  26. C

    Plug and play NVR - is there such a thing?

    I'm trying to avoid making more of a science project out of my security system thank it already is, and so asking for advice in choosing an NVR that will be reasonable to setup and reliable. I have (had) cameras 1, 2 below somewhat workign with Surveillence Station but the settings don't seem...
  27. O

    New to this site, been using IP cams for a while

    Greetings, I'm brand new to ipcamtalk, but have been messing around with video, ipcams and streaming for many years. I'm also not sure where on the site to start asking my questions. I had an Axis PTZ dome camera on a radio tower, streaming live to youtube using the camestreamer app for over...
  28. P

    extract/export metadata from a HikVision NVR

    We have an NVR that puts a date time stamp on the footage recorded as well as a long/lat coordinate. Do any methods exist to export these pieces of information from the device in a csv format or similar?
  29. T

    Hikvision DS-2CD2052-I teardown

    Hello, I thought that after 5 years of service I might need to break the warranty seal and see if there are any bulging capacitors inside or, who knows, maybe the IP66 rating was just on the paper and some small dust particle might still get inside after almost 44.000 hours of continuous...
  30. B

    Hikvision or Dahua doorbell?

    Hello guys, I was currently checking to buy a new doorbell and saw these 2: https://www.hikvision.com/en/products/Video-Intercom-Products/IP-Series/Pro-Series/DS-KD8003-IME1-Flush/...