Jump to content

Sir Lenscelot

Members
  • Content Count

    36
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    2

Sir Lenscelot last won the day on February 23

Sir Lenscelot had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

3 Neutral

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision anpr camera blurry at night

    Hi irish So easiest way is to enable virtual host, use the link to the guide I sent you. Login to your recorder by typing it’s IP address in the address bar of internet explorer remembering to start with http:// Then enable virtual host, once enabled if you head to the camera management section you should see a web link beside all the cameras, select the npr camera. Then login via the browser. You need to head over then to the image settings and advanced. From there you should be able to adjust IR making sure smart IR is enabled. Also look at shutter speed and HLC if available, use the other guide I sent you on recommended settings.
  2. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision anpr camera blurry at night

    Hi Irish As I said, you need to access the camera via internet explorer, then you will have greater luck with this camera, there are far more adjustments that can be made.
  3. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision anpr camera blurry at night

    Hi Irish First of all forget accessing settings with Ivms, options can vary between versions and recorders. To configure you need to use internet explorer. It looks as if your trying to access your cameras on a different subnet, it is likely although without confirmation from yourself you are using the Plug and play recorder with the cameras connected to the ports on the back. There is no connection between these ports and the core network. Easiest way to access these is to login to the recorder and enable virtual host as I have suggested before, this will allow a route through the recorder to access these cameras. More complex option is to note down the IP address of the camera in question, use an Ethernet cable from your pc to a spare port on the back of the recorder, if none spare just remove a camera(not the lpr camera) then plug in your laptop. Manually set your IP address to something in the same subnet as the cameras eg 192.168.254.200. Then type the IP address of the lpr camera in the address bar. This should get you to the login page.
  4. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision anpr camera blurry at night

    SADP tool is useful although you could turn on virtual host if your struggling, this allows you to access the camera direct through the address of the recorder, see link for more info https://www.use-ip.co.uk/forum/threads/tutorial-using-a-hikvision-nvrs-virtual-host-feature.610/ Although username and password will still be required. On the newer recorder firmware there is an option to set a generic ipc password then you can sync password with recorder which will change all your cameras to the password you have defined. This could be your potential way round the issue.
  5. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision anpr camera blurry at night

    Hi IrishAc In order to get this right i suggest that you access the camera directly rather than via the NVR, then you need to look at the image settings, adjusting HLC, Shutter Speed and IR intensity to suit your requirements. Easiest way is to park a vehicle in view of the camera until you achieve the correct settings. I have attached a guide which may be of some assistance when setting up ANPR Regards Installation Guide of Hikvision LPR camera-0514.pdf
  6. Sir Lenscelot

    360 degree 12 megapixel cameras

    I can’t comment for exactly your scenario but I have installed over 32 2mp h264 cameras on a system of less spec and had no issues. Even if you equate 12mp cameras to 6*2, total is only 24. I’m assuming your going to be using GV-VMS?. Install a decent video card and I wouldn’t have thought you would have an issue. I would install at least 4x8tb but would probably put in 4x10tb. I used to use geovision all the time but they seem to have lost their way so don’t really use it anymore. Software is kind of dated compared to alternatives.
  7. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision wiring issue - help!

    I was just trying to balance the numbers because this recorder will take a maximum of 16 cameras including ip/tvi/analogue but not over 16 so I was verifying that you didn’t have any ip cameras using available slots. And by testing them at the recorder you were inadvertently disconnecting cameras to test these thus freeing up available slots so that they worked. But as you don’t have ip cameras attached then I say again, hookup a local supply and this will eliminate both the cable and your main supply from the equation.
  8. Sir Lenscelot

    Monitor Quality

    A frame rate of between 10-15 is fine for most use cases. To put it into perspective it takes about 6 FPS to catch someone stealing something off a supermarket shelf.
  9. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2 adding a speaker

    If hiks a better solution, please post a link, I’m sorry but I’m not aware of hik manufacturing a speaker product? There is a powered PA solution, a speaker with a built in amp, built still needs power, so extra wires. I suggested that but the op decided to go with the amp solution. If there is an all in one solution that requires no extra cabling then great, I would like to know for future reference. Please provide a link? I’m merely having a discussion which is what a forum is for. The application is clear, it is for remote use, with at least 5 cameras so chances are he isn’t putting them all in one room. He calls it a property, not usual talk if it was his home. I may be wrong though.
  10. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2 adding a speaker

    Tom can you provide a link please as I’m not aware of a hik speaker and mic?
  11. Sir Lenscelot

    Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2 adding a speaker

    When did I ever say it wouldn’t work. I pointed out you could extend the cable however what you could do and what you should do are two very different things. In no case and I mean no case are PC speakers ideal. First of all pc speakers are stereo, the output on a recorder is mono, only one speaker will work without some alterations. Typically leads are prefixed with a 3.5mm jack. The output is RCA, again you will have to cobble something together. Extending cable is again messy. If your installing remote speakers, install speakers designed to be installed, e.g wall mountable with terminals at both ends. Install speakers you can expand upon. PA speakers are designed for public address it’s in the name, they are designed for voice applications. I’m not starting an argument just pointing out fact. I’m sure the people looking on here are looking for sound professional advice, not a hobbled together solution.
  12. Sir Lenscelot

    Monitor Quality

    It makes absolute sense installing a higher quality camera than the monitor because when you use the digital zoom function to see who just robbed you then there will be more pixels within the image so it will be clearer when enlarged than the equivalent lower resolution camera. Remember ultimately this footage could be required as evidence, so the clearer the better.
  13. Sir Lenscelot

    Which security camera to purchase?

    Cortian is right, but let me clarify my opinion. Wifi can work in ideal scenarios, good quality WiFi for instance, ruckus or Cisco aironet or equivalent. But rarely WiFi is ideal. With the number of factors and variables that can occur it can be more problem than it’s worth. Even with the best WiFi, you have to remember that WiFi is a two way conversation. This is where the first issue comes, in my opinion after using many WiFi enabled cameras, the WiFi part is weak and substandard with small gain antennas. Second devices such as these require at least a -65dbm signal level to be able to operate properly. Rarely is this achieved across an entire site and in every corner of every room. So signal may not be strong enough in the optimum position for field of view. Interference can make and break your installation. You have to run power anyway so why not just run a cat5 and use Poe. Likely hood is your not going to be watching the cctv all the time, so do you want to risk a blip in communication that misses something important that can be caused by something as simple as someone walking in your hotel with their hotspot enabled on the same WiFi channel.
  14. Sir Lenscelot

    Which security camera to purchase?

    Tom is Right you need to be looking at professional cctv solutions, not your off the shelf add on solutions. All comes down to budget, how much you looking to spend? Also never go wireless unless absolutely necessary , even with enterprise WiFi the results can be unpredictable.
  15. Sir Lenscelot

    360 degree 12 megapixel cameras

    If only they provided a calculator like Axxonsoft??. I wouldn’t have thought you would have a problem but I would recommend using an nvidia card and GPU decoding. I would contact them and see if there is any kind of guidance for specifying hardware.
×