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3rd party NVR and software compatibility

Please make sure you have the codec switched down from H.265 to H.264 via browser access:

Log in to the Camius IP camera via Internet Explorer, after installing the plugin, head to (Remote Settings) then (Network) / (Video Streaming)
Under Video Code Type switch the codec from H.265 to H.264 in case it wasn't, Also switch the sub stream and mobile stream
Don’t forget to hit (Save) which is located above this section.

While you’re there you may want to switch the resolution down a bit, keep trying until 1080P, Camius NVRs handle the 4MP and 8MP (2K and 4K) but 3rd party NVRs or software might not.

How to add IP Cameras to Your Camius NVR / DVR recorder

Camius Network Video Recorders (NVR) and Hybrid Digital Video Recorders (DVR) are Onvif compliant. In this video tutorial, we are offering to see how to add third-party  IP cameras to Camius recorders.

Please note IPVault series recorders work only with IP network cameras. If you are installing analog and / or IP cameras in one system, we recommend to use Camius TRiVault series hybrid DVR.

How to install your IP camera

In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how to setup your Camius IP camera:

  • Find the camera on your local network,
  • Change the IP camera's IP settings before accessing it,
  • Installing the browser plugin for Internet Explorer
  • Activating the plugin for Google Chrome
  • Accessing the Camius IP Camera via browser
  • Changing the Codec to H.264
  • Changing the IP camera's output resolution
  • Changing Ports for accessing the IP camera remotely
  • setting up the RTSP Port and paths for 3rd party integration
  • Setting up Plug'N'Play for adding your camera to Apps
  • Changing the admin password
  • Showcasing Analytics feature
  • The link to download Software, Guides, and Tutorials
  • How to request for technical assistance

How to add your Camius IP Camera to Blue Iris

Blue Iris, Video Security Software, is one of the most popular remote video management applications. Watch this video on how to use Camius cameras with Blue Iris

How to add Camius IP cameras using Surveillance Client for Mac

All Camius NVR and DVR security recorders, IP cameras are provided with the  Professional Video Management Software“Surveillance Client”, which supports upto to 128 devices. The software is to optimize features of Camius CCTV products, designed for medium & large-scale applications allowing multiple users access to the live & recorded videos remotely from anywhere in the world. Camius software is designed for Windows PC and Apple Mac.

How to install an HDD (hard drive disk) in a security NVR or DVR

A simple picture guide demonstrating how to fit an HDD into many recorder models, the one used in this example is the Camius Hybrid 8-Channel DVR (Camius - TriVault184ATC)

Unboxing the Camius BoltV (4MP Outdoor Security Camera)

Camius BoltV - 4MP Outdoor Surveillance Camera - PoE Security Camera - Intelligent Video Analytics - WDR - Night Vision - 4x Zoom Lens - Software - Mobile app - Web-client - ONVIF Camius BoltV Quad HD 4MP IP camera is designed for high-risk surveillance applications. Stream live and playback recorded video of your home, business with the Camius app 24/7 from wherever you are. Add a camera via quick QR scan code. Long range IR LEDs distance reaches up to 30 meters (98 feet). The wide dynamic range makes objects visible in scenes with various lighting conditions. A user can select the required field of view due to the multi-megapixel adjustable 4x zoom lens, set alerts using Intelligent Video Analytics. This PoE security camera delivers incredible super clear quad HD 4-megaixel resolution at 30fps. Camius camera can be accessed from a Windows PC, Apple Mac, smartphone, tablet. BoltV records to an FTP, Camius or ONVIF compatible network video recorder. The robust design and IP66 rated enclosure protects the camera from most weather conditions. Each Camius IP security camera features night vision, digital zoom, wide viewing angle CCTV megapixel lens, intelligent motion alerts, email alerts, snapshots, advanced recording options, multiple user access with authority levels, secure login, IP camera software, iOS/Android app, etc.

Unboxing the Camius BoltV Part 2 - Inside the Weatherproof IP Camera

Camius BoltV is an outdoor IP camera equipped with a varifocal lens which adjusted manually. In this video, you will see how to access the lens and where you can adjust the zoom and focus in the camera.

Unboxing the Camius GuardV (Advanced 4MP PoE Dome IP camera)

Camius GuardV offers an excellent standalone multi-megapixel video surveillance. The vandal proof dome delivers amazing quad HD 4-Megapixel video at 30 frames per second. With built-in SD card storage slot the camera supports onboard recording which is accessible from any device including Windows PC, Apple Mac, iOS and Android devices. In addition, the GuardV records to Camius and any ONVIF compliant network video recorder. The user can define Region of Interest (ROI), Privacy Zone, manage other settings of the camera via a web interface. The built-in IR LEDs allow the GuardV to capture multi-megapixel video in complete darkness within 30 meters. The vandal resistant GuardV is designed for surveillance applications with the high risk of vandalism, such as retail, malls, warehouses, ATM, banks, supermarkets, parking, etc. Stream live and playback recorded video of your home, business with the Camius app 24/7 from wherever you are. Camius camera uploads to an FTP as well as records to a local SD-card, Camius or ONVIF compliant Network Video Recorder. A user can access the camera via quick QR scan code. Each Camius IP security camera features night vision, digital zoom, wide viewing angle CCTV megapixel lens, intelligent motion alerts, email alerts, snapshots, advanced recording options, multiple user access with authority levels, secure login, IP camera software, iOS/Android app, etc.

Unboxing the Camius GuardV Part 2 Inside the Camera

Inside the Camius GuardV, you will see how to access the SD Storage Card Slot. Maintenance of the GuardV can be accessed this way as well. You will also find the analog video port inside the GuardV Camera. Finally, you will see how to access the lens and where you can adjust the zoom and focus in the GuardV camera.

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