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Do security cameras record audio?

Security cameras record videos all the time, and I believe people are aware of that. But sometimes we need to listen to what’s happening close to the camera, which raises the question “Do security camera record audio?” The answer is, yes, security cameras can record audio if a microphone/audio input is available, and the video recorder […]

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DVR date and time problem (solved)

If you are facing a DVR date and time problem, this article is for you.Usually, the DVR (or NVR) won’t save the date correctly which can cause a major problem with the video recording wrong date and that’s critical. Let’s take a look at what are the common issues related to that…What causes the DVR data […]

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DVR Default Password List

DVR default password list (2020)

Here you can find a DVR default password list for the most models.Be aware that for the new DVR models, some manufacturers changed the way the password is handled and you have to create a new one during the setup.This list was updated in 2020 and it’s working. Here it is…DVRUSERPASSWORDAlphadigiadmin<empty>American Dynamicsadminadmin256Amcrest HDCVI DVRadminadminAVTECHadminadminBSCadmin666666COPadmin<empty>Citroxadmin<empty>DahuaadminadminDK Segadmin<empty>Citroxadmin<empty>DSSadmin888888Everfocusadmin11111111Foscamadmin<empty>FVNadmin123456HDLadmin12345Hikvisionadmin12345HoneywellAdmin123456Ivioadmin<empty>Multitocadmin88888888Multiviewadmin<empty>Pelcoadmin<empty>Pentaxxyadmin86244455Posonicadmin<empty>Posonicadmin888888Posonicadmin111111Posonicadmin666666Posonicaa11Posonicguest<empty>Posonicguest888888Posonicuser666666Q-Seeadminadmin […]

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How to configure DVR for remote viewing

In this article, I teach how to configure DVR for remote viewing, step-by-step.This topic is very important for users and professionals that want to have remote access to DVRs or IP cameras that are installed in homes or businesses.There are different ways to set up a system, let’s talk about that.The types of DVR remote […]

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Hikvision DVR

Do Security Cameras Record All The Time?

Security cameras are installed for the purpose of securing and protecting our families, homes, and properties, so it’s important to address the question “Do security cameras record all the time?” And that’s the topic of this article.Security cameras can also help solve crimes and other issues if caught on camera and recorded. Now this is […]

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DVR with Surveillance Hard Drive

How to choose the best hard drive for DVRs and NVRs

A common question among security system users is, “How to choose the best hard drive for DVRs and NVRs” and now you can have an answer for that question…They also have queries about the difference between a surveillance hard drive (HDD) and a desktop hard drive and are curious about the possible issues regarding setting […]

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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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Hikvision DVR Network Setup (For Local Network Access)

In this article, I will talk about Hikvision DVR network setup.After installing your DVR and cameras, it’s important to work on the setup to have access via the network, and the first step is to configure the DVR with the basic information such as IP, Mask, DDNS and Gateway. ImportantI want to make sure you […]

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How to access Hikvision DVR from mobile

How to access Hikvision DVR from mobile (step-by-step)

In this article, you will find the step-by-step to configure your mobile phone to access a Hikvision DVR remotely (from the Internet).This process is not only for DVRs, it also works with IP cameras, so you can also learn how to configure Hikvision IP camera on mobile. Just keep reading…The steps to access a Hikvision […]

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Hikvision DVR IE plugin solved

Hikvision “Please click here to download and install the plugin-in” solved

If you are trying to have access to a Hikvision camera, DVR or NVR but the message “Please click here to download and install the plug-in” is driving you crazy don’t look any further I have the solution for just right here. Keep reading..I know it’s terrible and annoying to get this message over and […]

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