The cam is mounted on a tree about 20 feet high and it's about 100 feet away from my router I have a long range wireless router with 3 antennas I have no problem connecting to the cam, can see it both on my local network and on my iPhone. Furthermore it has the ability to be set to alert you if motion is detected, sending an email to your specified email account with an image of what has triggered this alarm. All products are presented without warranty. Video footage can always be enhanced with other software programs you would need to purchase separately. We hope you can support us in our new venture. You will only need to fill in the share key.
If you want to receive images when motion is detected, you must set Mail Service Settings first. If you cannot see live video, try shutting down the firewall or anti-virus software and try again. The Alarm Record Path location is used to store automatically recorded files when the camera is activated by motion. You can remotely view, record and configure the cameras video feed. If you are interested in exchanging your Foscam camera for an Amcrest camera, we can offer you a loyalty discount, even if you are out of warranty. So there's no problem there with security.
Click the option here to. For more information, please visit If you are having trouble with your Foscam cameras, we sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and would love to help. I have tried this with both the Foscam provided software and iSpy, with the same results. This is especially helpful if you have a larger area you want to monitor simultaneously. Fortunately, Foscam does actually does make setup pretty easy on all of its cameras with step-by-step instructions, video tutorials and phone and email tech support. As an added bonus, many of the surveillance cameras on the market today allow you to view the video feed remotely via any Internet connected device, including smartphones.
Note: Before you upgrade, we'd like you to be aware of the procedure for updating firmware with our cameras. You can select the language you need via pull down the dropdown toolbar and click on the language to switch. You have done wireless connection of the camera successfully. Before the Network Camera is installed, please carefully read and follow the instructions in the Quick Installation Guide to avoid damage due to faulty assembly and installation. You can find the recording file in the folder which you set previously. I have tried this with both the Foscam provided software and iSpy, with the same results.
If you did not, for security reasons you wont be able to write to any drive until you do. Firmware In order to ensure the security of your Foscam cameras and prevent various types of hacking and unauthorized access, it is imperative that you regularly check to make sure you have the latest security firmware installed. Since the footage is compressed, you also get more recording time, ideal for when you take vacations or plan to be away from home for a long period of time. It also has a convenient motion detection feature. The general rule is that if loading newer firmware into your camera with older firmware, you must make sure that the first four digits in the firmware number are exactly the same in both the new and older firmware before you upgrade.
If our reseller cannot provide service, pls contact our service department: tech foscam. For more information, please visit If you are having trouble with your Foscam cameras, we sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and would love to help. You can define a name for your camera as you like Please go to chapter 3. The device uses an image compression algorithm to compress the data for transmission; this is perfect for low bandwidth internet connections or busy networks. Failure to use the correct firmware may result in bricking your camera. You also get the benefit of password protection when you need to access the cameras remotely. Enter your email address below to get the latest firmware releases and receive notifications of any updates.
For example if your current firmware starts with 11. Then again, I ask myself, why would the other camera record ok as it is? For this reason, we have no choice but to suspend telephone support for all Foscam branded products. Do you have the most current firmware installed for this camera model? For now I'm going to keep the TrendNet switch and order the one PoE injector. Here are some day and night still images from one 8904 Driveway1 and two 8906s:. Please note that by entering your email address, in addition to receiving firmware updates, you may receive emails regarding new product releases as well as discounts on future purchases.
If you are using the Standard Camera Interface that comes with the camera to record on alarms with. If you have purchased a Foscam camera directly from us or from one of our authorized retailers, technical support is still available via email at For customers who have not purchased from us directly, we advise you to please contact Foscam Shenzhen or the distributor which you have purchased from. I just downloaded it tonight and will load it up tomorrow to the cam. Yep, I can access the cam on my iPhone while at work; can access it via the local network too. Another positive feature of the camera is that it can be used wireless or wired. Then again, I ask myself, why would the other camera record ok as it is? The associated lens is 2. If you want to delete it, just click the left button and it will turn grey.
Click Submit to save your changes. If you want to select one serial area, you can click any number between 00 and 23 on the first row, the corresponding column will be selected and it will turn blue. Working in partnership with the second largest security camera manufacturer in the world, Amcrest was founded with a deep commitment to end-user privacy and security, highly reliable software and hardware as well a seamless and intuitive user experience. You will see all of the cameras accessible through the internet. If you did not, for security reasons you wont be able to write to any drive until you do.
So there's no problem there with security. However, the rankings and listings of our reviews, tools and all other content are based on objective analysis. Posts: 3 Joined: Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:18 pm gregnva wrote:Hi Don, thanks for replying. Shenzhen Foscam Intelligent Technology Co. Cloned Foscam cameras can not use original firmware and are not eligible for warranty or technical services.