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  1. CanTech

    Milesight VCA with third party cameras.

    I have been looking at the Milesights NVR and their VCA. Do you know if it will work with third party cameras over ONVIF?
  2. Dan

    Milesight Release New Version of Smart Tools for Mac (v2.4.0.1-r2)

    A few weeks ago Milesight released a new version of Smart Tools for Mac users, upon first installing it we noticed a number of minor problems so we didn't initially share its release with you the forum users. After a few weeks back and forth between us and Milesight trying to fix these initial...
  3. Dan

    New Milesight Camera (v4x.7.0.70) and NVR (v7x.9.0.4) Firmware - Introducing 'Plug-in Free' Access for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc...

    Some Milesight users may have already spotted the camera firmware that was released last week and the NVR firmware released today, we didn't go public with these updates straight away as we have experienced technical problems with previous Milesight firmware and didn't want to tell people to...
  4. G

    Can't receive Alert Messages via Milesight Pro App (iOS)

    Hello, I have a problem. I have installed the Milesight Mini-NVR with PoE connected with four Vandal proof Mini-Dome cameras and everything is working fine. Updated everything before I configured the system. The app to integrate the NVR works quite well. All cameras etc. are displayed. The only...
  5. Dan

    NEW Milesight Firmware for NVRs (v7x.9.0.3) and Cameras (v4x.7.0.69-r11)

    It has been a long wait but we finally have new Milesight firmware. Unfortunately, the new firmware does not bring the number of improvements & fixes that we were hoping for. Attached are the release notes for both the cameras & NVRs, as you will see there are some new features supported by...
  6. Dan

    Forgot your Password and/or can't Login to your Milesight Camera/NVR? How to Hard Reset your Milesight Camera/NVR

    Some customers have contacted us saying that for a variety of reasons they can no longer log in to their Milesight cameras and NVRs, unfortunately, Milesight don't have a process for resetting your password and so your only option is to hard reset the device. Milesight has online guides of How...
  7. J

    FPS on Milesight cameras

    I have several Milesight cameras connected to a Milesight NVR. Both the cameras (UI-5D75-PCV) and the NVR (UI-7016-B) say that they support 20fps at 2592x1944 resolution, but I never seem to get this value. It's usually more like 12-14fps. When watching the playback for the camera I can see...
  8. Dan

    NEW Milesight NVR Firmware (7x.9.0.2) Introduces Support for VCA Functions

    Milesight have just this week released a new NVR firmware, 7x.9.0.2 introduces support for VCA functions which means that you can now control the VCA/Smart Event settings of your Milesight cameras from the NVR. You can read a little bit more about this new feature here IMPORTANT: Before...
  9. Dan

    How to Connect an External Alarm Device to a Milesight Camera using the Alarm I/O Connections

    Milesight have shared the below diagram of how to wire an external alarm device to a Milesight camera:
  10. Phil

    An Introduction to Milesight

    Milesight are still a young company, and not yet very well known. We have been working with them for just over a year now. They have just produced this YouTube video which does a pretty good job of explaining who they are, where they are at, and what they are about: Personally, I also...
  11. Dan

    How To Access Milesight Cameras that are Connected Directly to a Milesight NVR

    Having all your Milesight cameras grouped together on an NVR is really useful, but until recently there was one big problem with connecting cameras directly to a Milesight NVR using the PoE ports, you couldn't access each cameras settings individually using a browser. Now, this might not seem...
  12. Dan

    How to Factory Reset a Milesight NVR

    At some point during the setup of your Milesight system or after you have your system up and running you may need to do a factory reset your NVR, there are 2 options for factory resetting a Milesight camera depending on your situation, you can either reset from a browser or do a physical reset...
  13. Dan

    How To Add, Edit, and Delete IP Cameras when using Milesight VMS Lite

    In our 1st post about Milesight VMS software we took you through how to install both VMS Lite and VMS Pro, in this 2nd post, we focus in on just VMS Lite and take you through the initial steps to set up the software after you have installed it. This will include how to add cameras to VMS Lite...
  14. Dan

    How To Install Milesight VMS Lite and VMS Pro Software

    Milesight offer 2 different types of VMS software, VMS Lite and VMS Pro, both versions are completely free to customers with full Milesight systems and only require "paid-for" Licenses if you are adding 3rd party cameras. In this post, we are going to focus on how to install VMS Lite and VMS...
  15. Dan

    How to Factory Reset a Milesight Camera

    At some point during the setup of your Milesight system or after you have your system up and running you may need to do a factory reset of one or more of your cameras, there are 2 options for factory resetting a Milesight camera depending on your situation, you can either reset from a browser or...
  16. Dan

    How to Connect a Hikvision camera to a PoE Port on a Milesight NVR

    When we first started selling Milesight their NVRs could manage 3rd-party cameras that were on your network, but the Milesight NVRs could not provide PoE power to 3rd-party cameras. Now though, with the most recent NVR firmware update*, the NVRs will provide power but to get it to work is a...
  17. Dan

    How To Change the Username & Password of a Milesight NVR (using a browser)

    As you will already know, if you have looked at any of our other Milesight forum posts or videos, the default username and password of all Milesight NVRs is admin and ms1234. These details are default though which means every camera comes with this username and password, this makes your camera...
  18. Dan

    How To Change the Username & Password of a Milesight Camera

    As you will already know, if you have looked at any of our other Milesight forum posts or videos, the default username and password of all Milesight cameras is admin and ms1234. These details are default though which means every camera comes with this username and password, this makes your...
  19. Dan

    How To Add a Milesight NVR to your Network using a PC

    In this thread, we are going to take you through how to add a Milesight NVR to your network using a PC, and it only takes 8 easy steps. (we've specified PC here because doing the same process with a Mac is a little more complicated and will require you to use a third-party software like Security...
  20. Dan

    How To Add a Milesight Camera to your Network using a PC

    In this thread, we are going to take you through how to add a Milesight camera to your network using a PC, and it only takes 8 easy steps. (we've specified PC here because doing the same process with a Mac is a little more complicated and will require you to use a third-party software like...
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