Vettester

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  1. Vettester

    OC821 camera won't pair

    Here's a link to the manual: https://www.lowes.com/pdf/OC821 Outdoor Manual_FINAL.pdf Assuming you are following the setup process outlined on page 5, are you connecting the camera directly to your router? This may help as well:
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    Notifications Not Working

    You really should call support and see if they can get to the bottom of this. My notifications have always worked.
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    New Difference between Basic and Premium

    I’m not sure how many users you could do this for, but I can tell you that all 3 pin codes I had on my premium account are still working on the basic account even after 18 months. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    New Difference between Basic and Premium

    You're doing correctly and I should clarify that you will still be able to change the account owner's pin, just not any additional users if you switch to the basic plan.
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    New Difference between Basic and Premium

    I have been on the basic plan for 18 months and can help answer a few of your questions. History Log is limited to 24 hours and there is no hourly bar graph. I very seldom use the history for anything, but I have found that if I do need to go back and check anything 24 hours has been sufficient for my needs. Alarm Tracker - This was released after I had switched so I basic plan, but I have found that the alarm history tells me which sensor was triggered. However, you need to keep in mind that the alarm history is only stored for 24 as well. Notifications - The way you currently have your account setup you will not notice any difference. If you have additional people on your account when you switch plans they will stay on "People" list but will not receive notifications. Pin codes assigned to these users will also continue to work on your smart locks. However, you will not be able to add additional people or change the pin codes of existing users. Care - No options for care. However, you can use some of the available rules to accomplish the same thing. I don't think your missing anything else. You can always switch back to a paid plan if you find there is something you need. I took the money I saved and invested in Blue Iris. With Blue Iris I have a lot more functionality for my cameras and I'm money ahead.
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    Iris Web Portal

    The Iris web UI has the ability to quickly scroll through your rules and see which devices are controlling what.
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    Pairing new equipment

    I am using an Arris SB6183 connected to Google WiFi and a Netgear switch and I'm not having any issues. The Google WiFi pucks have two ethernet ports. I have one port connected to my modem and the other connects to a Netgear GS108 8-Port Unmanaged switch. My Iris hub is then connected to the switch. Are you sure you have the modem plugged into the right port on the router?
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    Energysmart water heater controls

    I saw the same thing at my local store along with Gen 2 smart plugs for $9.95 and key fobs for $4.75. I really didn't want another key fob, but for that price I couldn't pass it up. At the register it rang up for $2.37, which is about what it's worth.
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    Video Storage showing 0%

    The amount of storage will vary based on the camera's resolution and FPS, but I doubt Iris can store several months worth of videos on just 3GB. I'm not using Iris for video recording so I don't know how exactly how much storage is required, but I can tell you that my Iris cameras, set to record on motion only, are averaging almost a gig a day on Blue Iris. This is with the cameras set to record on motion only. My non-Iris cameras that are set to record 24/7 are using 1.84GB an hour. With 7.5TB of local storage I can save video clips for about 6 weeks. With 15 cameras, six weeks worth of video storage equates to just under 11,000 video clips.
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    Multiple False Alarm Triggers

    I haven't been experiencing false alarms, but I have noticed that I a few of my motion sensors seem to be a lot more sensitive to detecting motion than they used to be. Also, I haven't experienced any issues with the web UI.
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    Iris Hub Bandwidth Usage Change

    I saw your other post and I'm not sure how you came up with a good estimate from Mike's response. Anyway, by idle I mean I'm not using Iris to record the feed from any of my Iris cameras. I use a third party app for video surveillance that is much better than Iris. The only thing I'm using the cameras for within Iris is for motion detection to control other devices.
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    Iris Hub Bandwidth Usage Change

    How much data a hub transmits is dependent on various factors including the number and type of devices along with the number of rules and scenes being utilized. I have 180+ devices on my system which includes 8 Iris cameras along with 116 rules and 17 scenes. On average my hub transmits 166 MB /day and downloads 55 MB /day. An Iris camera transmits 5-6 MB a day while sitting idle. I'm using the free plan so I am not downloading video via Iris, but I can see that data is still being uploaded. As far as the size of firmware updates and how often they are pushed I don't know, but I'm sure these vary as well.
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    Warning About Version 2 Hub Resets

    Yep, I agree.
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    Cameras discontinued? Whats going on with iris?

    In my opinion those aren't even worth half of what they're asking for them.