Help with cameras

dudmleh522

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Hello First of al my equipments are listed below.

Internet cox fiber constantly getting 800mbps down and 950mbps upload speeds. Tested by hardwired computer. On wifi i get 400mbps down and up. I have very strong wifi signal throughout the house and even outside of my house.

Main router is orbi mesh router with two satelites that provides good wifi coverage in and outside.

I have amcrest equipments
NV4108-HS nvr
4 x IP3M-HX2B1 x IP4M-1028W
1 x IP4M-1026W

Everything has been working fine until i decided to add 1 more IP4M-1028W. The new camera will be very laggy and choppy. But if i turn off IP4M-1026W then it works perfectly fine.

Please help me why it is causing this issue.
 
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I'm assuming, since you didn't mention what brand this equipment is, that these are WiFi cameras. What is happening, if that is true, is that you're exceeding the bandwidth capabilities of the WiFi network which is a common problem with WiFi video systems. The simplest, and most dependable, solution is ditch the WIFi stuff and go with PoE. The speed from your internet connection has no bearing on the situation, only the WiFi bandwidth is a problem. Think about having five people with walkie talkies all around your house and they all try to talk to you at the same time as you listen on your walkie talkie. Think you'd hear anything useful?

Read the WIKI in the blue bar at the top of the page. Pay particular attention to the Cliff Notes that are in there. It'll save you future frustration and wasted money.
 

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I'm assuming, since you didn't mention what brand this equipment is, that these are WiFi cameras. What is happening, if that is true, is that you're exceeding the bandwidth capabilities of the WiFi network which is a common problem with WiFi video systems. The simplest, and most dependable, solution is ditch the WIFi stuff and go with PoE. The speed from your internet connection has no bearing on the situation, only the WiFi bandwidth is a problem. Think about having five people with walkie talkies all around your house and they all try to talk to you at the same time as you listen on your walkie talkie. Think you'd hear anything useful?

Read the WIKI in the blue bar at the top of the page. Pay particular attention to the Cliff Notes that are in there. It'll save you future frustration and wasted money.
Sorry the brand of cameras and nvr is Amcrest.
 
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Other devices are not cameras. If you don't believe me, try powering a different camera off rather than the one "causing the problem". The channel that your WiFi uses has a finite capacity for the number of devices sending/receiving large amounts of data simultaneously. Did you read the Cliff Notes at all? WiFi is not security in terms of a surveillance system. Far too many vulnerabilities for it to be considered reliable in the first place.
 

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I can see that but i dont think it is bandwidth problem. I dont see any issues on any other devixes
If you read the forum enough you'll see many have regrets over selecting WiFi cams AND now you are learning why. 99% of your access to your cams (thru your NVR) will probably be within your home network therefore it doesn't matter what your connection speed is to the outside world.
 
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