Blue Iris Main Screen with error

Blue Iris error 8000274c, 8000274d, 80002745 and RTSP (solved)

If you installed the Blue Iris surveillance software but can’t have your IP cameras working correctly due to errors, this article is for you.There are different types of errors the software presents when something is wrong.In this article, I will talk about the most common errors that are listed below.Error 8000274c (timeout; check IP address […]

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Hikvision DVR Google Drive Recording Setup

How to setup Hikvision DVR for Google Drive recording

If you want to record the footage from your Hikvision DVR or IP cameras directly into the cloud, chances are you already considered using a free or inexpensive solution such as the Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive, right?By following the instructions in this article, you can have your DVR recording on Google Drive in less […]

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Hikvision IP camera on Google Chrome

Hikvision Google Chrome Plugin Compatibility Issue (solved)

If you can’t get your Hikvision device to show you live video in the Google Chrome and always get the annoying message to download and install the plugin over and over again, this article is for you. Here I explain how to solve this problem.The picture below shows the final result, it’s running on Chrome […]

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iVMS 4200 email notification

Hikvision iVMS-4200 – How to setup email notification (Gmail)

The Hikvision iVMS-4200 is a powerful software that allows you to manage IP cameras, DVRs and NVRs and send alerts when some event happens.In this article, I explain how to setup email notification in the iVMS-4200 with a free email account (Gmail). There are some important details you have to pay attention to when configuring […]

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Hikvision DVR Setup

How to setup a Hikvision DVR (basic configuration)

In this article, I talk about how to setup a Hikvision DVR so you can have your surveillance system up and running fast. Just keep reading…Setup a Hikvision DVR for basic recording and monitoring is usually a quick task that doesn’t take more than 10 minutes, assuming you already have your cameras installed and connected […]

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Luxriot bandwidth

Luxriot Evo VMS: How to save IP cameras bandwidth

When you design a surveillance camera project it’s necessary to take the IP camera bandwidth requirements into consideration and that’s where the use of a professional VMS such as the Luxriot can help you to manage your resources.IP cameras can work with more than one video stream and that’s very useful to manage the bandwidth […]

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Hikvision DVR wont display channel

Hikvision DVR won’t display channels (solved)

Sometimes you have to figure out what’s wrong with a DVR that you even didn’t configure yourself. So it’s better to be prepared to fix different types of problems, like channels that don’t display on the screen for no apparent reason.In this article, I explain how to fix the issue with the Hikvision DVR that […]

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How to add ONVIF IP camera to Hikvision DVR

How to add an ONVIF IP camera to a Hikvision DVR

A Hikvision DVR can record and manage analog cameras, however, some of these devices have a hybrid technology and can work with both, analog and IP cameras.Depending on the model you have, could be possible to mix different types of cameras. In this article, I explain how to add an ONVIF IP camera to a […]

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Free VMS Luxriot EVO

Free VMS software (Luxriot EVO)

If you are looking for a Free VMS to manage and record your IP cameras, chances are you are going to like the one I’m going to talk about in this article.I know some people that visit this blog are familiar with professional CCTV terms, but other visitors may not. So Let me quickly explain […]

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IP camera default password list

IP camera default password list (2019)

Sometimes you have an IP camera just in front of you but have no idea how to get access to it just because you lost the default password.Believe me, I’ve been there and I know exactly how frustrating it is to see the message “invalid password” on the screen when trying to login into the […]

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