New Amcrest AD410 doorbell Cam Review

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Thank you for the review. I was looking for a doorbell with possibility to integrate alerts to Home Assistant and to record video via Motioned and it looks like perfect option.
But I have one question about this model: how securely it is mounted to the holder?
I read the manual and as I understood it just snaps to a plastic holder and can be easily removed. I am afraid that it may be stolen.
It does just snap to the mount and the mount is made of plastic. To remove it properly you need a small pin tool they give you. It looks like the tool used to remove a Cell Phone Sim Card, but a paper clip would work fine. Also the mount is only held on with two small screws so if someone really wanted it, it wouldn't take much to rip it off the mount, rip the mount off the wall, or just use a paperclip and remove it normally.


I just installed this doorbell camera today. Very impressed with the picture quality and Wi-Fi performance. It connected to my 5 GHz network, which I was not expecting. The only thing I need to find out is if there is a way to update the key frame configuration to match the frames per second other than API calls. Also, it doesn't look like there's a web interface to connect via browser, is that right?
Take a look at the posts above from @planetix He lists the commands to set the key frames. There is no web UI but you can still issue commands through a browser to read and configure certain settings. He also links the full API documentation which has other settings also.
 

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It does just snap to the mount and the mount is made of plastic. To remove it properly you need a small pin tool they give you. It looks like the tool used to remove a Cell Phone Sim Card, but a paper clip would work fine. Also the mount is only held on with two small screws so if someone really wanted it, it wouldn't take much to rip it off the mount, rip the mount off the wall, or just use a paperclip and remove it normally.




Take a look at the posts above from @planetix He lists the commands to set the key frames. There is no web UI but you can still issue commands through a browser to read and configure certain settings. He also links the full API documentation which has other settings also.
Got it, that worked well to adjust the key frame. I’ve never done that before!

Now, I need to find out how to configure the sub stream in BI and I’ll be set.

UPDATE: This worked for me...
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Night mode is not looking very good. Anyone found better settings than default?
 
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Can you choose a different resolution in the Cam? or maybe you have congestion/traffic on the wifi channel....It's 9:15 at night up here. still some light. were falling back to 8:51 for Sunset.Screenshot 2021-07-21 211205.png
 

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The day image looks very nice. Signal is very good and I'm using the best resolution.
 

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It's job is to illuminate faces at the or approaching the door. So the IR is not going to throw far.
I have a Dahua wedge at the same door up higher and it's much better. Perhaps I'm expecting too much?
 

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Assuming you've already configured your main and sub streams to 15 fps via the app (personally I use h.265/CBR/15fps for both) to match your key frame interval issue the following commands:

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http://camera.ip.address/cgi-bin/configManager.cgi?action=setConfig&Encode[0].MainFormat[0].Video.GOP=15
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http://camera.ip.address/cgi-bin/configManager.cgi?action=setConfig&Encode[0].ExtraFormat[0].Video.GOP=15
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Huge Thanks! AI detection is now much better!! As a long time lurker of the forum, I registered just to say thank you!
 

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