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Analogue DVR + Hikvision issue

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Hi guys


New guy here, and i have a question.


I have a standard analogue DVR with 4 cameras, all working well.


I tried adding a Hikvision DS-2CE16C5T-VFIR3 and its not coming on at all it seems. Is there a compatibility issue perhaps?


Thanks, camera specs below



Product Description Hikvision DS-2CE16C5T-VFIR3 - CCTV camera

Device Type CCTV camera - fixed - outdoor - weatherproof

Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.69 cm x 26.72 cm x 10.5 cm

Weight 1.35 kg

Connectivity Technology Wired

Camera Colour - Day&Night - NTSC, PAL

Frame Rate 60 frames per second

Video Modes 720p

Optical Sensor Type CMOS - 1/3"

Minimum Illumination 0.001 lux - F1.2 - AGC on ¦ 0 lux - IR

Focal Length Control Vari-focal

Focal Length 2.8 mm - 12 mm

Lens Mounting F14 mount

Lens Iris F/1.4

Interfaces Composite video

Voltage DC 12 V

Features Sharpness control, image mirror, 3D Noise Reduction Technology, Motion Detection Technology, Privacy Mask Function, Digital Wide Dynamic Range (D-WDR), adjustable gain control, progressive scanning

Environmental Parameters (operating) -30 °C - 60 °C ; 0 - 90% (non-condensing) relative humidity

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Trying to use a HDTVI camera on an analog DVR? Nope.


You either need to change your DVR to a model that supports HDTVI, or change the camera for one with analog output.

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