1. L

    Looking for speakers to be used with Hikvision Cameras

    Hello, A customer of mine has requested a speaker so that he can talk to people through his camera at his front and back doors, currently he has a DS-2CD2543G0-ISB (Hikvision 4MP minidome) that he wants to use for this. they have a built in microphone but not a speaker. What speakers have you...
  2. ostrichsak

    Are There Any Improvements/Features Even Worth Upgrading From v5.2.5? x265? Security?

    I've got what could be a rather large issue I recently discovered where not only do I not have Admin access to some of my Hikvision cams but I also have Chinese made cams. Huzzah! /sarcasm I stream them to various devices via Blue Iris software so admin access wasn't necessary until I...
  3. R

    Help need in deleting the IP Camera's on a Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2/8P

    HI I recently purchased a secondhand Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2/8P online and seller is unable to share the password for IP cameras that were previously installed on the machine. I have tried factory resetting the machine and been unsuccessful. I desperately need some help in deleting those...
  4. M

    HikVision DS-1280ZJ-DM21 correct way for a watertight installation

    Can I have some help with how to correctly install the following please Junction box: HikVision DS-1280ZJ-DM21 IP cam: HikVision DS-2CD2347G1-L(U) The IP camera comes with a waterproof gland that seals the RJ45 connectors together in a watertight fit but I didn’t manage to get it to fit into...
  5. S

    Newbie looking advice on systems

    Hi I'm a techie but very new to hikvision. I currently have an Arlo and PoE camera system in my house. I'm moving to a new house and am considering a new system and came across hikvision. I would be looking an 8 or 16 channel system with cameras outside and in, but have a few questions and...
  6. B

    FFmpeg to YouTube via RTSP

    I've searched and can't find this simple answer, I even posted this as a job on freelancer.com with no successful proposals. I'm trying to stream my hikvision DS-2CD2347G1 to YouTube with FFmpeg. I'm able to stream to YouTube, but the command line I'm using inserts a blank audio stream. My...
  7. M

    Hikvision IP camera playback failed

    Hello All, Below is my CCTV Spec. Hikvision 4 MP IP BULLET CAMERA (model no: ds-2cd1240-i) Hikvision 8 CH NVR RECORDER (model no: ds-7p08ni-k1) Here is my problem. CCTV live feed is showing in my TV via HDMI without any stuck or freeze. It just plays fine. But when i use playback option to...
  8. nandomaciel

    HIKVision ISAPI

    Hello, I would like to know how to obtain ANPR images. I'm using a HIKVision DS-2CD7026G0/P-API camera and I'm getting the information via API with URI /ISAPI/Event/notification/ httpHosts. The big problem is that I am receiving the image in binary format and I cannot change it. Do you know if...
  9. H

    Hikvision DS-2CD2H85FWD-IZS defect in waterproof compartment

    I recently deployed a few of the Hikvision DS-2CD2H85FWD-IZS's to find some had died a week or so after deployment. After a brief look at the cameras, I found their waterproof compartments were completely full of water. Upon further examination it appears there is a gap around the rubber...
  10. H

    New Hikvision user from Australia

    Hello all, I have just had installed a Hikvision NVR model DS7608NI-12/8P with four turret and four dome cameras. It is all working but I am struggling a bit with the settings and the User Manual is so technical, I don’t understand a lot of the jargon so I hope this group will be able to help...
  11. A

    HikVision DS-7208-HQHI-K1 bricked no lan no ttl

    Hi, I recently tried to upgrade the dvr model mentioned to the firmware version 4.21 mentioned here, but now I ended up with a dead/bricked one. It does start, the HDD starts, the fan starts, the red led on the main board is on, but no beep and no lan or serial connection shows up. I tried to...
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    Introduction Post

    I've never done one of these - First off - thanks to the mods/admin/site runners/community for providing a space with such useful information. This site is a resource that the internet would be a lesser place if not for its existence. Grats- Regarding myself - I'm a networking geek. I...
  13. J

    Should I leverage this Dahua NVR?

    Hi guys I have 4 Dahua IP cameras and a Dahua NVR (NVR4108 - 8P - 4kS2 2T) I also have 5 Hikvision IP cameras to that I used to use with my computer + Blue Iris I want to install some extra cameras and combine the some of the hikvisions and Dahua's Option 1 is to not use the Dahua NVR and...
  14. saniaowner

    Hikvision backdoor IP camera

    Hello With the help of Mr. alastairstevenson and a few instructions ( WormChickenWizard/hikvision-xor-decrypter), I managed to create a tool a few months ago to reset the password of Hikvision IP cameras with firmware 5.4.4 and below. I was a little surprised when I noticed that this tool has...
  15. N

    Hikvision XML File Generator

    Hikvision XML File Generator is a utility which helps you to get Encrypted XML file to unlock your Hikvision Device. HOW TO USE IT:- First you need to download SADP tool and export the xml file for that device which you want to reset the admin password. Make sure before start Hikvision XML...
  16. Mark_M

    Worth it? - DS-7608NI-E2/8P

    Short story; an auction site has a DS-7608NI-E2/8P for a $1 reserve. I see in the datasheet that this is 8 ports but can only decode those 8ch at 720p. I'm guessing that I would only get to run about 3 cameras at 4mp with it...
  17. Mark_M

    Secured your NVR? These scammers haven't!

    I love this one, A YouTube channel called 'JimBrowning' does amazing work in scam baiting. This latest video I love. Have these scammers secured their NVR? Nope! Thank you Jim, Let's watch this group. Then he shared the footage and got it on BBC on it...
  18. K

    Hikvision DS-2CD2043G0-I firmware 5.6.3 reverse engineering

    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum and I really like a lot the contents in here. What I am trying to do is to reverse the firmware 5.6.3 for the camera DS-2CD2043G0-I. I tried with the tool from here and I was able to gather only this info: Magic : 484b3230 hdr_crc : 000023cd (OK)...
  19. G

    Vivotek and Hikvision

    How do I activate a VIVOTEK IB9360-H so that it is recognized by the HIKVISION DS-7604NL-K1-4P?
  20. R

    Problems with Hikvision CCTV images

    Hi, I have a Hikvision CCTV system with 2 NVRs recording images from 177 IP cameras that are connected to my LAN. I also have a desktop running iVMS-4200. Lately, the images in the live view are very lagged and sometimes distorted (pixels get very messed when there are movement). The worse part...
  21. Z

    Annke vs Hikvision vs Uniview

    Hi All, I originally ordered reolink before joining this forum, thankfully some great advice made me see sense so I cancelled the order. I have spent the last month or more researching and have narrowed my search down to the Annke, Hikvision & Uniview. I have seen Hikvision do colorvu 4 mp...
  22. D

    Streaming video from Door Station of Hikvision (DS-KV8102-IP)

    I need to start Two way audio with Door Station camera Hikvision (DS-KV8102-IP firmware: 1.51). I am using Curl to test: curl --digest -u admin:admin It returned: I set http port for this camera is 8102 but it did not make scene. I also tested...
  23. U

    HIKvision NVR alternative

    Hi fellow ipcamtalkers. I spent some time searching this forum on my subject - found a few leads and suggestions, but none of them seems fit for our purpose: We set up monitoring in 25 stores over the last couple of years, using HIKvision NVR and cams in all of them, and everybody was happy...
  24. F

    Hikvision intercom

    I have the second generation of hikvision intercom. I was wondering if i can make the outdoor record without NVR like recording on the indoor unit or on a computer or something
  25. S

    Intrusion Detection and Line Crossing in mixed manufacturer system

    I have a HiKVision HiLook NVR-108MH-D/W which supports connection of cameras with intrusion detection and line crossing functionality. I bought the NVR as a kit which came with 4 HikVision cameras but unfortunately the cameras do not have intrusion detection and line crossing functionality so...
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    I have a HIKVISION DS-2CD202WF-I(W) camera. The stream through the HIKVISION webpage - accessed using the camera IP address - in Internet Explorer and the ONVIF Device Manager(ODM) in Windows 10 works fine without any lags. But, when I try to stream using VLC, ffplay(ffmpeg), OpenCV C++...
  27. F

    Connecting intercom to door lock

    Hello, i have ds-kd8003-ime1 and ds-kh6320 the second generation of hikvision ip intercom and i want to connect it to the door i have a rim electric lock which has 2 wires and i don't know to which wires i must connect them. Thanks for your time.
  28. I

    NEW Swann cam with True Detect - Not detected on network - SWNHD-885MSB - No longer HIKVISION firmware

    Hi everyone, Last week I ordered one of the new Swann brand IP cameras from Costco, and it arrived yesterday, I unpacked it, hooked it up to my POE switch, and nothing. I could not get it working. I then did some searching here, and see many others have had the same problem. Seems Swann is now...
  29. K

    IVMS adding camera issue

    Hi guys, Im having some trouble with the IVMS software... After I ve added an IP cam on the nvr through the Web browser it wasn't showing on the IVMS even after various rebooting and refreshing so I had to delete that specific nvr and add it again which made the trick. My problems now is that...
  30. gp2000

    HikVision NVR4.0 <-> AccessController IoT linkage - Arming failed?

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to link an NVR (DS-7732NI-K4 on V4) with a DS-K2602 Access Controller via IoT. The feature of overlaying Card numbers and access events on the video footage will be extremely handy for us. But i'm hitting a wall and have been banging my head for 4 hours now...