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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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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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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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How to add overlay text to Axis cameras

Want to have text overlay in your Axis Camera ?The camera can display different type of information as shown below. As you can see, the camera in the picture displays the following information:Camera NameIP addressStream ProfileBitrateFrame rateTemperatureDate and timeImageYou can use text and variables to display such information.It’s possible to display a image (such as a […]

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Axis camera network statistics via SNMP

How to monitor IP cameras via SNMP

In this article, I explain how to monitor an IP camera via SNMP.By enabling and using this protocol in the device, it’s possible to get all sorts of information such as Uptime, Network Traffic, Storage Status, Temperature, etc.Axis IP camera monitored via SNMPThe SNMP protocol is very popular among IT professionals.I used to have it implemented in dozens of […]

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How to Record Axis Camera to a Windows File Share

Do you want to record your Axis camera to a Windows file share?This is not a typical situation; however, I can show you the steps to get it done.I’ve tested the setup myself with an Axis camera P1365 MK II I have in my lab, so rest assured you have all the information you need from the […]

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How to View Axis Cameras on Roku TV

Want to learn how to view your Axis cameras on a Roku TV?Yeah, it’s possible to do that. I did it myself, and I can show you the step-by-step.The picture below shows an Axis P1365 MK II on a TCL Roku TV. Axis P1365 MK II camera on a TCL Roku TVAs you can see, I got […]

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FTP Sever with videos from Axis IP camera

How to record security camera to FTP server (example with Axis IP camera)

In this article, I explain how to record your security camera to an FTP server.It’s possible to have a Free FTP server at home and avoid spending money with paid services. If that’s what you want, please just keep reading.Pictures and files recorded to the FTP server (Filezilla)Yes, I have a setup at my home, so this […]

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How enable ONVIF on Axis cameras

Enable ONVIF protocol on AXIS Cameras

In this article, we will go over how to enable Onvif on Axis Cameras.ONVIF is an open standard protocol that was created for the purposes of video surveillance, remote monitoring, and access control systems.This can make it much easier for integrators to connect multiple devices from different manufacturers together in one system.How to enable ONVIF […]

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