- 1 How do I set up a camera server?
- 2 Why is my CCTV camera not working?
- 3 Why is my CCTV offline?
- 4 How can I solve my CCTV problem?
- 5 Which is better CCTV or IP camera?
- 6 How do I access my IP camera remotely?
- 7 How do you know if the CCTV is not working?
- 8 How do I know if my IP camera is working?
- 9 What causes ghosting on CCTV cameras?
- 10 Can CCTV work without Internet?
- 11 How long does CCTV record?
- 12 Why can’t I view my CCTV on 4G?
- 13 Why can’t I see my CCTV on my phone?
How do I set up a camera server?
- Connect the network camera to your Local Area Network (LAN). A LAN is often the home network of a consumer.
- Find the IP address of the network camera. There are a few ways to do it.
- Fix the IP address (i.e. make the IP address static).
- Start using the Wi-Fi.
- Find the new IP again.
Why is my CCTV camera not working?
You can reboot your security camera to release the cache to flush, settings to recalibrate, and connections to self revise. To reboot the surveillance camera, directly plug off the power supply, wait for a few seconds, and plug on again.
Why is my CCTV offline?
Your camera may lose connection with our servers or the internet on some occasions. The camera is designed to automatically reconnect once there is internet available. If the camera is still offline, there may be a problem with your home network. You can reset your home router and/or modem.
How can I solve my CCTV problem?
10 Common CCTV Problems and How to Fix Them
- Verify camera power and connection.
- Discover and ping camera.
- Know username / password.
- Check ARP tables.
- Confirm no IP conflict.
- Upgrade firmware.
- Reboot camera.
- Check cabling.
Which is better CCTV or IP camera?
IP camera broadcasts video as a digital stream of data over an IP network to a Network Video Recorder (NVR) rather than a DVR. IP cameras offer higher resolution video and better picture quality than CCTV cameras. CCTV cameras offer lower resolution video and less picture quality than IP cameras.
How do I access my IP camera remotely?
How to view your IP camera remotely via a web browser
- Find your camera’s IP address.
- Open a web browser and type the IP address.
- Go to SETTING > BASIC > Network > Information to find the HTTP port number used by the camera.
- After you change the port, you will need to reboot the camera in order to save the changes.
How do you know if the CCTV is not working?
How to Know if CCTV is Working
- Check The NVR/DVR. The easiest way to tell if a CCTV camera is to go to the Network Video Recorder or Digital Video Recorder.
- Check The Cameras Remotely.
- Use A Bug or Electronics Detector.
- To See If They Are On.
- Visually Look For IR LEDs.
- Use Your Phone Camera.
How do I know if my IP camera is working?
Discover the camera’s IP address using the manufacturer’s discovery / finder tool. This will allow you to ‘ping’ it from your laptop or mobile device to test the connection. To do this, type ‘cmd’ into Windows search to open a DOS command prompt. Then type ‘ping’ followed by the camera’s IP address.
What causes ghosting on CCTV cameras?
Ghost on CCTV cameras can also be caused by slow shutter speed, high gain, high DNR, high DWDR and smoothing settings. Taking the noise reduction for example, the higher the noise reduction is, the worse the CCTV camera ghosting effect becomes.
Can CCTV work without Internet?
Yes, they can! You can operate CCTV cameras without the internet, and what’s great is that they can even work without electricity. An internet connection is only required when the footage needs to be accessed remotely.
How long does CCTV record?
Many organisations now require that CCTV video images are recorded and archived continuously from all cameras for 90 days or more. In large systems this can create a significant storage requirement.
Why can’t I view my CCTV on 4G?
Either you haven’t configured your router properly or you are using the wrong IP address. To access the DVR from a different Network (for example 3G/ 4G or some distant Wifi’s), you need to use the Public IP address of the internet connection to which the DVR is connected (Your Internet Address).
Why can’t I see my CCTV on my phone?
If you are unable to view your CCTV on your mobile device, the problem will be related to your Internet Router (WiFi) not sending an internet connection to your CCTV Recorder ( DVR / NVR). There could be several reasons why this exists, so please identify the app you are using from the list below first.