How Axis VAPIX works

Let’s take a look at how the Axis VAPIX work.This article is an introduction to the AXIS API and how to use it. Here, you can grasp how it works and then use the official Axis VAPIX library to write your code.What is VAPIXIf you are a software developer, you probably know what an API is, right?I’m assuming you […]

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Professional installing

Should You Install Your Own Security Cameras In A Rental?

The relationship between landlord and tenant is a complicated one. While there are rules regarding both landlord and tenant rights, the laws differ from state to state and are often difficult to implement.In an ideal world, you would get along great with your very accommodating landlord. But if you struggle to see eye to eye, […]

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How to adjust focus on Axis cameras

In this article, I explain how to adjust the focus on Axis cameras.I have a P1365 MK II to use as an example on how to solve this issue.The image below shows the camera that is a slightly out of focus.As you can see, on the bottom right of the screen there’s a button that […]

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Axis 223M IO Ports

How to use the I/O on Axis cameras

In this article, I explain how the Axis I/O ports work.Yeah, today is Saturday, and I decided to play with the camera in my lab 🙂You are the lucky person that will learn some cool stuff here. Just keep reading.The camera physical I/O portsDo you know that you can use physical and virtual I/O ports in the […]

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Axis camera SD card endless status checking (Solved)

This article explains how to check the micro SD card for the Axis camera even if there’s an endless status “checking” message.It happened to my Axis P1365 MK II camera, as shown in the image below.The checking status stays on the screen forever. Just click the arrow down to expand the windows, and click on “Check”.You may see a warning about the […]

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Axis IP camera on fire TV stick

How to Add Axis IP Camera to Fire TV Stick

In this article, I explain how to add an Axis IP camera to Amazon Fire TV Stick.I have an Axis P1365 MK II, and I can now watch it on my TV, as shown below.Axis P1365 MK II Added to Amazon Fire TV StickThere are different Apps available to watch IP cameras on the Fire […]

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Axis Encoder with Pelco Camera

How to connect a Pelco PTZ to an Axis encoder (Using RS-485)

In this article, I show how to connect a Pelco analog PTZ camera to an encoder.Yes, there are still some good analog cameras out there, and you can keep using them with your new IP surveillance system.Fundamentals of PTZ cameras and encodersYou have to understand some fundamental things before connecting your analog PTZ camera to […]

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Wondering how an encoder works

How does a video encoder for CCTV work?

In this article, I answer the question, “How does a video encoder for CCTV work?” If you want to learn about this topic, just keep reading.If you are looking for information on how a video encoder works, chances are you still use analog cameras or have a project to update an analog CCTV system, right?So, […]

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Reolink Duo Front Part

Reolink Duo Review (Read before buy)

This article is a Reolink Duo Review. If you are looking for more information about this camera before buying it, you are in the right place. Here you are going to find everything you need.Reolink launched this product on September 22, 2021. It’s available for purchase on their official website. Click the button below to check prices and availability. […]

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Reolink RLC 510WA Installed

Reolink RLC-510WA Review (tested)

This article is a Reolink RLC-510W Review.Are you looking for more information about this camera? You are in the right place. I’ve been testing the RLC-510WA for some time, and now I can share my experience with this camera. So keep reading… Click the link below to check the price and availability. Best Price for the Reolink […]

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