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  1. Harri Whipp

    Network access

    Hi there, Have you tried http://www.noip.com/ to track your ip and set to a static host name?
  2. Harri Whipp

    HikVision IP Cameras with External Microphone's using PSU's.

    Recently in the office we have been getting a flood of emails/questions regarding the use of external microphones with HikVision models with the abbreviation 'S' at the end of the model number. We are looking to stock the best microphone and will soon add them to our webshop. Yesterday we...
  3. Harri Whipp


    Did the product not come with a user guide?
  4. Harri Whipp


    When first setting up the username should be admin and password leave (blank) You should be then prompted to assign your own password.
  5. Harri Whipp

    How-to: How to update HikVision DS-2CDxxx IP cameras

    The document attached will show you how to update to the latest firmware on HikVision models: DS-2CD20xx DS-2CD23xx DS-2CD24xx DS-2CD27xx If you need any more help or information please email me: harri@use-ip.co.uk Harri use-IP technical assistant
  6. Harri Whipp

    Y-cam cube HD 1080 settings problem

    Hi Willy No worries at all. Many manufactures struggle with IE constant updates. We use chrome to test all our cameras in the office as it seems to be the most stable browser. Best regards, Harri
  7. Harri Whipp

    How-to: HikVision iVMS 4200: How to set up continuous recording

    We have had many queries on how to do this recently, so we have put together a PDF document that should help. Any more assistance needed please comment on this post. Many thanks, Harri Use-ip technical assistant
  8. Harri Whipp

    Y-cam cube HD 1080 settings problem

    IE 11 has caused a lot of issues for Y-Cam users. Firstly make sure that all plugins are up to date. Now put your web browser in compatibility mode. In IE go Tools > Compatibility View Settings > Add. The page should refresh and you should be able to set up MD. Best regards, Harri...
  9. Harri Whipp

    New CCTV System - newbie advice needed

    Hi Padraig, Thanks for the post. You seem to have a good understand of the IP cctv systems so i won't bore you with re-explaining anything. From what i can see i would say that a HikVision 3mp dome camera system would suit your needs. These camera are great from price-point/performance...
  10. Harri Whipp

    Greeting from China

    Click on the user you wish to talk to and select 'start a conversation', or go onto the users profile and click the information tab and then click 'start a conversation'
  11. Harri Whipp

    How-to: HikVision iVMS-4500 : How to add NVR's and Cameras.

    We have had many questions from customers asking home to add an NVR or Camera to the HikVision mobile app. So we have put together a short PDF file explaining how to do so. Any more questions , don't hesitate to email or phone us. Many thanks, Harri
  12. Harri Whipp

    choosing CCTV software for home

    Hi David, Many home CCTV systems you can do yourself without to much trouble, all you need to know is a general idea about computers and networks and you are handy with a drill, screw driver and climbing ladders. Just a few questions, if you could answer them please: Do you already have...
  13. Harri Whipp

    What do you think is better for setting UP IP Camera surveillance!

    Cloud based recording is a good solution for many and having a quick look at the three you listed they all look good. Personally i would suggest a local NVR to make all recording as it has better sustainability, no lag, not likely to fail, easy expansions , usually no monthly cost, better...
  14. Harri Whipp

    db power va035k

    Hi there, Unfortunately as this isn't a camera that we stock we don't have any data sheets on it but with most of the cameras that we stock the jack is 2.1 or 2.8. I would also check to see if this camera uses POE (Power over ethernet), is so then all you would need is a single cat 5 network...
  15. Harri Whipp

    eyespy247 ext+ setup problems

    Hi Marc sorry for the late reply we have been very very busy in the office the last week and have been slowly getting through posts in the forum. Unfortunately i'm finding it hard to understand what your issue is here? But from what i can gather i would suggest resting the camera to factory...
  16. Harri Whipp

    New home CCTV System

    All of the cameras mentioned preform well at night , using the on board IR leds you should be able to see up to 20-30 meters at night. As for the lens size i have listed above what field of view each one will give you. If you imagine a 45 degree (6mm) FOV (Field of view) is half a right angle...
  17. Harri Whipp

    New home CCTV System

    Hi there, I would probably suggest a HikVision System, using 3mp cameras. Either their mini dome or mini bullets, these cameras are outdoor ready, POE , day/night cameras and come in 3 different focal lengths: 3mp dome : 2.8mm = 83 degree, 4mm = 63 degree, 6mm = 45 degree 3mp bullet: 4mm =...
  18. Harri Whipp

    New home CCTV System

    Hi Paul , Sorry for the late reply. We usually ask for answers for these questions below when it comes to camera selection. Budget Indoor outdoor Does it need Infra-red? (Night vision) Weatherproof and/or vandal proof? What will you be looking at? (eg. front garden) Estimated viewing...
  19. Harri Whipp

    Greeting from China

    Welcome to the forum. :)
  20. Harri Whipp

    IP camera Selection

    Hello Alex, When it comes to camera selection there is a few things that you need to take into consideration: Budget Indoor outdoor Does it need Infra-red? (Night vision) Weatherproof and/or vandal proof? What will you be looking at? (eg. front garden) Estimated viewing angle (Does it need...