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  1. hialert

    Plug and Play Replacement - DS-7608NI-K2

    Hi All, I have recently moved into a property with a HIKvision camera system that was pre-installed by the former owner. The DVR is the DS-7608NI-K2 with 8 cameras attached to the system which worked well. However the, DVR has currently developed a fault whereby it does not power on (and from...
  2. E

    Network Unreachable for Cameras on DS-7104NI-E1/4P NVR

    Hello everyone! I have just inherited a Hikvision NVR which I was successfully able to reset to factory defaults, including password. So I hooked it up to a switch in my network with subnet 10.8.150.X, the NVR gets IP parameters from DHCP according to that subnet. Next, I have a POE camera...
  3. S

    Only 1 camera gets live preview the other says failed

    I had a previous post where no cameras would give a live preview (previous post). I updated the firmware of my NVR and updated the firmware of my camera. The 1 camera that was working then starting allowing live view when connecting to the NVR via the IP address. I have now got my second camera...
  4. J

    Hikvision NVR export parameters from old DS-7608NI-E2/8P to newer models

    Is it possible to import the parameters file from an old DS-7608NI-E2/8P into the new Hikvision DS-7732NXI-I4/16P/S 32 Channel Has anyone tried this successfully? ....or partially. I'm trying to not have to set up all the cameras again if I buy this latest model.
  5. A

    Intrusion Detection

    I Have a system with a Hikvision DS-7204HUHI-K1/P with 4 DS-2CE72UF3T-E cameras. What I’m wanting to know is can the intrusion detection in smart events be set up on more than one channel. I have tried but get a box up saying “Not Enough Resources “ If my DVR doesn’t support more than one...
  6. K

    Is it worth to get a better wifi extender (5ghz) support?

    Hi, I have the CCTV system placed in attic and is plugged into a TPlink wifi extender which supports only 2.4ghz and a maximum of 300mbps. At times, it loses connection and I am thinking if I should invest in a wifi extender which supports 5ghz as well for better speed and performance...
  7. murat.er

    Hikvision Cameras Gets Black Screen?

    Hi, There are 2x DS-9664NI-I8 Hikvision NVRs and around 120 IP cameras in our systems. The network infrastructure is installed on Huawei switches with multicast network configuration. We have problem about multiple clients monitoring IP cameras with IVMS4200 software on their computers. NVRs...
  8. M

    Issue DVR 7204 HGHI-F1

    Hi all, I connected HDMI to DS-7202HGHI-F1 , and right click mouse, it's not appear quick menu. Also try connect to it via web, seems, it's hanging and cannot load some infor ( yellow highlight). Pls help to support me to fix for this case. Thanks you in advance. BRs, Minh
  9. Gilly

    Your First Home Security System – Part 3: NVRs and Storage Solutions

    In this third part of our multi-part series on setting up your first home security system, we’ll be looking at network video recorders (NVRs) and the different storage options available to you as a first-time buyer. We’ll cover NVR hardware and how to balance footage quality with storage space...
  10. C

    Hikvision Dome vs Turret (any advantages/disadvantages?)

    Hello, My question is - are there any factors I need to consider when choosing between dome cameras and turret cameras? On the site I manage we have lots of turret cameras like the DS-2CD2385FWD-I as well as a couple of dome cameras like the DS-2CD2185FWD-IS Like anywhere we get a lot of...
  11. S

    Hikvision Upgrade Advice?

    Hi all, I adopted a Hikvision setup with our house and I'm looking for some upgrade advice. I currently have a DS-7608NI-K2/8P DVR linked up to 5 PoE 4MP 2.8mm dome cameras (ds2cd2142fwd-i). I have a number of challenges with the current setup: - Dirty dome cameras are killing night vision. I'm...
  12. A

    How do I configure 4 regions for smart tracking and include a Panorama scan of the street?

    I hope I haven't overlapped other discussions! So I own a DS-DE4425IW S5 CCTV; i've configured the regions with max size and min size (with thresholds and the 'smart tracking' linkage method)...the CCTV is then connected to a Hikvision Network switch going to the NVR (as it required 30w). The...
  13. J

    Hikvision DS-2DE4425IW-DE PTZ camera not turning on

    I bought a Hikvision DS-2DE4425IW-DE PTZ camera. I connected the given 12 V power adapter and Network cable to the Hikvision NVR through a switch(Not POE). Camera turned on and worked fine for around an hour. After that it went offline. I checked the power adapter output and I could see 12V...
  14. K

    Hikvision sdk region problem

    Is there a way to find out which region is triggered by the alarm event in the sdk code? or does the region defined has an unique id that I cant find it so I know from what region the alarm is triggered?
  15. S

    Which Hikvision camera would you choose?

    The school director asked me to look for a poe camera that perform good at night and price is no more than 120$. We already have an expensive Hikvision camera, but it does not fit into the budget. I'm really satisfied with the brand. I found 3 option: -Hikvision DS-2CD1023G0E-I (2.8mm)...
  16. M

    Motion Detection recording not working

    Hi All, I have a Hikvision DS-7608NI-K2-8P DVR/NVR with 5 Hikvision cameras installed. Just recently I rebooted the machine as we had another issue which related to not being able to Live view the cameras via the Hik-Connect app but was able to view from the actual DVR, so the engineer that...
  17. W

    PTZ-N2404I-DE3 - Firmware - no web sockets

    Hi there, I wonder if someone can help please. I have two questions - first is I thought that by updating to the latest firmware for PTZ-N2404I-DE3 I would be able to use Chrome/Safari on my Mac and avoid using IVMS-4200 but sadly this doesn't work. FW = V5.6.16 build 200925 - does this mean...
  18. G

    RTSP Streaming direct from the camera

    Hello- I've been reading HikVisions website user guides, using the google, using youtube, trying everyone's guides and instructions, but still am having zero luck. Camera Model - HikVision DS-2DE4A425IW-DE Firmware - V5.6.11 build 190426 And again, there is no NVR/DVR connected to this camera...
  19. J

    Advice on using the Hikvision PanoVu DS-2CD6D54G1-IZS?

    Hello, I am looking for some advice on the Hikvision PanoVu range, specifically the DS-2CD6D54G1-IZS. Firstly, does anyone know if this is compatible with the Ultra series NVRs (DS-9664NI-I8)? Also when adding the camera to the NVR I assume it uses 4 channels? Is this correct? Thank you.
  20. Dan

    Firmware Latest HikVision Firmware for G1 Series cameras - V5.6.6

    Hikvision has released new firmware for their G1 Series IP cameras. The latest firmware, Version 5.6.6, can be downloaded here. NB - you may need to refresh your browser when viewing the Hikvision portal to see the newly added version at the bottom of the list. The Release Notes are attached...