1. Mark_M

    DH-NVR 4 does allow 3rd party access through switch.

    There's a long thread somewhere around and that mainly relates to Dahua NVR software version 3. Here I have a Dahua NVR52-16P-I. This model has a built in 16 port POE switch. Accessing the cameras through the NVR is the same as NVR software 3, you use the Internet Explorer icon to access the...
  2. I

    Automated Backup from NVR

    Hi, We are (now desperately) looking for some help. We have a wildlife project that uses a remotely located Dahua bullet cam and NVR - one channel, recording at 1080p & 60fps. This system connects via a router to a local PC. We record every night and wish to automatically back up the nightly...
  3. 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...
  4. K

    Help newb here with a messed install looking for help.

    HI all, I'm from the UK and have two H-IPC-HDW3849H-AS-PV-S3 without going into loads of detail detail the installer put the wrong NVR in and now I need to look for a NVR that can use AI and do 8MP at 20Fps as I find the the most comfortable to view, with room for expansion and also so I can use...
  5. L

    POE NVR not providing power to devices

    Hi, Just bought all new equipment through the IPCamTalk store. I'm unable to get the POE NVR (Dahua NVR5216-16P-4KS2E) to provide power through my cat5e to my POE devices. Things I've done: Connected a 12v power source to the camera, ipcam lights up, connection no problem, and the camera is...
  6. P

    NVR with automatic PTZ control

    Hi, I'm currently planning to purchase a NVR for my 7 Hikvision IP cameras and I'm curious if there are any NVRs available with the following features? It has an advanced (with reliable filtering) human/vehicle tracking feature and it can control the PTZ cameras (through simple ONVIF commands)...
  7. conner05

    Camera System/NVR Setup Recommendations

    Hey everyone, I'm new to this space and have been trying to do a lot of research to inform myself of the options for a camera system for my home. My wife and I moved into a new home about 2 years ago and now we're looking to get a camera system setup for in and outside of our home. After...
  8. matthewjames88

    ONVIF camera (IP360) won't connect to NVR

    Hi guys. Forgive me if I have posted this in the wrong section. I have just joined here and have a couple of questions. I have a cheap floodlight cam that uses the ipcam360 app. Even though this is onvif, the camera uses UDP protocol instead of TCP. There is no way to change this, and my cheap...
  9. chethanjs

    IVS schedule not working

    Hi guys, i have setup IVS on my NVR and purposefully unchecked certain time slots in the Schedule setting to NOT receive any alerts during this time. However the DMSS alerting on the iPhone disregards this unchecks and keeps sending me multiple alert during the blacked out times. how do I...
  10. R

    Dahua Installation Question

    Hi Folks, A new poster alert! I am working on my humble setup - IP Cameras (4), WAPs (3) & Intercom (1 door station & 2 monitors) and I would need your assistance on the same. Will I be able to achieve the below setup? If yes, what kind of NVR should I go with? Or should I go with two NVRs...
  11. T

    BI vs Dahua NVR

    Hello, What are the benefits of using BI vs. a Dahua (or other) NVR when having cameras from the NVR's vendor? Thank you.
  12. 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!!
  13. 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...
  14. R

    Lorex unable to browse camera settings

    I'm having an issue with a Lorex camera setup that I'm curious if anyone else has run into. With the NVR system I have you can pull up the NVR via IP address from a PC to get to the settings of the NVR and then from a section called settings you can see all the IP cameras and there's a button...
  15. 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?
  16. S

    Dahua NVR - what ports for IVS emails - unifi firewall

    Hi All, Any help appreciated. I understand it may be simple, but I'm a newbie. I have a Unifi USG, 2 AP's and 3 switches. I have a Dahua NVR on its own VLAN. I have a rule to block all traffic (Lan_IN) from the VLan the NVR is sitting on, to stop it connecting to the internet, for...
  17. B

    Recycling HDD in NVR

    Hi, My Dahua NVR has started throwing bad sector errors on internal disk. I have a spare WD Red 4TB disk sitting, which has been in light NAS use, but has no SMART errors. Can there be any issues with putting this disk in the NVR ? Cheers
  18. gobats

    Combine existing Dahua XVR with new Dahua NVR

    Hi, first post and mindful of the fact that what I am hoping for may not be possible so please go easy. I am moving in to a new warehouse that has 16 existing analog cameras (Dahua HAC-HFW2401TP-Z-A) connected to a Dahua XVR5216AN unit. We need to install a further 24 cameras for other areas of...
  19. pencilEar

    Help with Dahua's product labeling

    I am interested in getting a Dahua Wizmind NVR. I am looking at the DHI-NVR5216-16P-I or DHI-NVR5216-16P-I/L. My question - what is the difference between the "I Series" and the "I/L Series"? I can see a few differences with the spec sheets, such as the number of face pictures processed per...
  20. B

    Will these work?

    I used to work in China back in 2015/16. I bought over there a camera+NVR without any knowledge of the region and language flags and compatibility. I ended up moving houses so they never got installed and I am close to that step now. I tried to search and use serial decoder thread here but...
  21. B

    Help needed setting up Hikvision Hilook camera on Dahua NVR

    I have migrated from using a Dahua NVR (DHI-NVR4108-8P-4KS2 2T) to using Blue Iris, but still use the NVR to power the Dahua cameras with the built-in POE to save buying a separate POE switch. This has worked well for a while now and I have recently purchased a new Hikvision Hilook camera...
  22. A


    Hi all I’m new here! I’m having a issue with my SANNCE NVR POE CAMERA they keep saying offline no configuration and sometimes switch on and off when ever they want. it’s got to do with the IP address with I mess with it say it turns off one cameraand display another camera...
  23. KawaNinja

    Dahua NVR4116HS-4KS2 looses the last added camera after a while or restart

    Something strange is happening with the 16 Channel Dahua NVR since I added one last camera. I have 13 Dahua cameras connected and running fine until now. I recently added a new Dahua camera (#14) and after a while it got disconnected from the NVR and had to ADD it again. But it kept...
  24. amrogers3

    IVS scheduler

    I bought the NVR608-32-4KS2 from Andy. I got everything working for the most part. The only thing I can't seem to figure out is the IVS Scheduler. No matter what I schedule, the audio alarm triggers once the tripwire is broken. Anyone know what might be the problem? I've tried google and...
  25. J

    Can I use IP CCTV cameras and store data without a computer ? I use smartphone to monitor activities.

    Is there anyone who use IP CCTV cameras and store data without a computer (of course, after installation by a computer)? Yes, I am using NVR and my smartphone to monitor activity. But want store more data now, so trying to exclude the help of computers. I set up my system, and now I removed it...
  26. S

    Playback Finished Abnormally

    Greetings again, everyone. Since I had such great success here with my last question I would like to ask one more if I may. We are having an issue with another Alibi Witness (rebranded Hik). It's the only location where we have ever had this problem. Upon playback, the playback continually...
  27. S

    Subnetting IP Cam Email vs. NVR Email

    Hi everyone, Hello from Texas. New to the forum, first time post, but been around networking and cameras for a few decades or so. That's why it was nice to find a board that looks like has a few members who are smarter than the average bear. Tech support had no clue. Insert your own joke...
  28. M

    Poe+ (at) compatibility

    Dear all, I have an hikvision nvr Ds-7604ni-se/p which supports Poe (af) and wanted to add a camera hwp-n4225ih-de(b) which requires poe+ (at) I think that my nvr won't be able as per descriptions to use the camera. Is there anything I can to? I was wondering to use an external poe+ power...
  29. Q

    Extern access to POE cams

    Hi there I have some POE cams linked to a POE NVR. My issue : I can't get to the cams configuration page if I am not also linked to the POE switch. Is there any way to configure the cam or the NVR to solve this issue? Thanks! Quentin
  30. Bara1980

    Which epoe cable to chose

    I have nvr5216-16p-i /l and 9 poe camera berween 6mp and 8mp which poe cable i should use to connect the cameras to nvr. Max distance of cable is 40m for Indoor use only.