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Old 28-03-2011, 12:48 PM   #136
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Bro, live cams for iphone is very popular.
You can try it out, can view up to nine cameras.
I tried it on my iphone.....its has got friendly controls.
Very simple setup.
hi thanks for the reply

do you mean this?

http://livecams-iphone.com/
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Old 28-03-2011, 07:33 PM   #137
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hi thanks for the reply

do you mean this?

http://livecams-iphone.com/
Yes, you can download from itune via iphone too.
Read that Foscam Surveillance pro also very good.
Camviewer for foscam is free, you can also try.


Which brand of the ip camera you using?

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Old 28-03-2011, 09:57 PM   #138
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hey thanks for the intro.

i dled the live cam and everything works

i must say the reviews given are inaccurate.

i am using dlink 2121. right now i will be very happy if i can find one that can view my other cams connected to avtech recorder as well. still searching.

currently using eagle eyes which can only be used for my avtech setup.

live cams cant load the avtech coz its h264.

hmm actualli i haven even found a pc version viewer that can view the 2 setups haha
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Old 28-03-2011, 10:53 PM   #139
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hey Dr_ARCHer, great to see this thread.

setting up the cams really took a long time for me and i wished i seen your thread first.

i need help regarding the software u used to view them.

for iphone, is there any software that allow multiple viewing of ip cameras? i searched and found one app, unetcams which probably works but costs a fair bit. 19.99usd. is there any other alternatives?

for pc, i heard blueiris is good, what are you using?

sorry if you had already posted the answers above >.<
I'm not using any software other than the browser. On my mobile, I am using IP Cam Viewer on the Android platform. I think there is a version for iPhone too. IP Cam Viewer can support many brands/models of IP cameras.
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Old 30-03-2011, 01:56 AM   #140
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Thanks to Dr_ARCHer's reviews, I got the SMC some months ago. While I've been happy with it so far, it lacks a feature that I want - record audio with the video to NAS. It only records the video.

Does anyone know of any cam that will record both video and audio to NAS?

Thanks.
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Old 31-03-2011, 08:15 AM   #141
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Hmmm.... I have never tested recording to NAS/hard disk, so I do not know if sounds are recorded together with video. Maybe I will include this part into my future testing.

On a separate note, the power adaptor to my H series has gone kaput. I could detect a faint burnt smell from the power adaptor. Now I need to look for an adaptor that output 5V. I have quite a few adaptors, but none output at 5V. *SIGH*
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Old 31-03-2011, 12:47 PM   #142
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Thanks to Dr_ARCHer's reviews, I got the SMC some months ago. While I've been happy with it so far, it lacks a feature that I want - record audio with the video to NAS. It only records the video.

Does anyone know of any cam that will record both video and audio to NAS?

Thanks.
=O i did use recording function, dlink 2121 does record both video and audio.

I'm not using any software other than the browser. On my mobile, I am using IP Cam Viewer on the Android platform. I think there is a version for iPhone too. IP Cam Viewer can support many brands/models of IP cameras.
ar thanks for telling. 2.99 by robert chou?

does it have the function of changing the video size for specific cams?

Hmmm.... I have never tested recording to NAS/hard disk, so I do not know if sounds are recorded together with video. Maybe I will include this part into my future testing.

On a separate note, the power adaptor to my H series has gone kaput. I could detect a faint burnt smell from the power adaptor. Now I need to look for an adaptor that output 5V. I have quite a few adaptors, but none output at 5V. *SIGH*
=O why not recording?
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Old 31-03-2011, 01:28 PM   #143
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ar thanks for telling. 2.99 by robert chou?

does it have the function of changing the video size for specific cams?

=O why not recording?
Yes. There is also a free version that is ad-supported. You can try that one first before deciding to buy it. At least, there is a free version for Android. Unfortunately, it does not allow you to change the video size. However, it does scale nicely to the screen, be it horizontal or vertical.

I don't do recording because I use it to look at the image directly.
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Old 31-03-2011, 07:23 PM   #144
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Yes. There is also a free version that is ad-supported. You can try that one first before deciding to buy it. At least, there is a free version for Android. Unfortunately, it does not allow you to change the video size. However, it does scale nicely to the screen, be it horizontal or vertical.

I don't do recording because I use it to look at the image directly.
ar i couldnt find the free version. i think apple dont have it.

thanks for the info. =)

ohh icic, thought recording will give you more flexibility in case something happens. since the ip camera is already there.

btw are you connecting the cameras through wireless network? or do you have a lan network at home?

i have been experiencing frequent disconnects in one of my cameras, i suspect is poor connectivity due to my aztech homeplugs. wondering how you connect them. >.< are you able to observe fluid motion when viewing from office or hp? sometimes i get low fps, the people moving in steps, haha. wondering if its my home network problem, internet upload speed or my hp connection.
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:40 PM   #145
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is there any free motion detct software, where it will start recording once motion detected?
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Old 06-04-2011, 08:57 AM   #146
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is there any free motion detct software, where it will start recording once motion detected?
used to use dlink software to record but requires com to be switched on 24hrs

now i use the dlink ip cam function to record when motion is detected, to nas
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:37 AM   #147
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I follow this thread with great interest.

Just shipped an Ali brand ip cam to try out. If good may get more to set up simple home survellience!
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:25 AM   #148
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Am using the web based interface. Any additional features or advantages eg. Faster refresh if use the provided sw?
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Old 17-04-2011, 12:40 PM   #149
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More info on the NC530

Hi all,

You can also use the SmartEye NC530 on a MAC s well. This camera will support audio as well since it does not utilize the ActiveX component, which all other cameras discussed used. This additional to the SD card slot which is expendable to 32GB.

Thanks
David K


The H-Series no-brand name that I mentioned is actually the SmartEye NC530.


If you are using an IP app on your mobile phone (I am using IP Cam View for Android Devices by Robert Chou) and you have the H Series camera, select SmartEye NC530 as your camera brand and model.
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Old 19-04-2011, 03:26 PM   #150
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Hi Everyone,

I got 3 Dlink DCS 2121 and a NAS for recording based on motion detection. Remote viewing on iphone or desktop are working perfectly.
No complaint on the recorded image quality and sound.

But a very sad disappointment of DCS212 is the field of view is really too narrow. I would like to ask if any expert know of any additional lens to add onto DCS212 to increase the field of view (wide angle lens etc) so that I do not need to install 2 ip camera at see the whole corridor?

Thk in advance.
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