Otto Mation

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  1. Otto Mation

    Non-resettable V2 keypad giveaway

    You just got the winners address.
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    Non-resettable V2 keypad giveaway

    Actually, I'd rather see it go to Scunny. He will make good use of it.
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    Non-resettable V2 keypad giveaway

    I will take it. Shoot me your email address and I will paypal a few bucks to cover shipping.
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    Nest Gen 3 stainless SOLD

    I wish that I could switch to the Ecobee. I am just in too deep with the Nest thermostats. I have 2 Nest thermostats and 5 temperatures sensors. I think that for now, I will just not migrate to the Google platform and see what happens. I read somewhere that the only downside is that you do not get the benefit of the Google platform which to me is no benefit unless you consider being porked in the hind end as a benefit.
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    Gen 1 device limit?

    Good luck with that.
  6. You cover shipping of the v2 contact to me and I will cover the shipping of the v2 motion to you.
  7. LMAO, gotta love the power of Admin.
  8. Sorry, I have to pass. I am going to hold out for a single V2 contact. Besides, I am looking for a V2 contact, not motions. đŸ¤‘
  9. And if you want V1 gear. I will trade that too. I have a lot of it.
  10. Edit: If you came here to find out how to use your Iris cameras with Blue Iris or some other software there is a step by step tutorial in the third post in this thread that will get you up and running in minutes. Here: http://forum.livingwithiris.com/topic/2633-how-to-take-total-control-of-your-iris-cameras-with-the-api/?do=findComment&comment=21135 All of my cameras are now up and running and are independent of a hub. Some wired, some wireless and some utilizing mirror and flip, all using full 1280x720 resolution. Note: As far as I know his only works if you have not yet paired to Iris Version 2.0. Your camera must have the Iris v1 firmware on it. I have never reset and tried this on a camera that has had v2 firmware on it. If you try it with a camera with v2 firmware on it and the default password works let me know and I will update this post. Edit: This works on any Iris camera as long as it has been fully reset. Thanks for testing Vettester. Also note that if you reset and pair to either Iris hub your settings that you applied with the API will be lost. The idea here it to be able to use the cameras with third party software or to view them in a web browser until such time as we have local viewing in v2. After all, the only real reason to have cameras paired to Iris is to have them record upon alarm. But for everyday checking of your home, children and pets you need independent viewing applications that have capabilities above and beyond what can be expected from the Iris app. First and foremost is to be able to view them all at one time in real time. It is beyond cumbersome to navigate through the Iris app to view numerous cameras with streaming delays and the ability to see only one camera at a time. Besides, I don't need Iris to do this, there are programs and apps that have been in development for years that are very good at this and there is no need for the developers to waste time recreating these features and bogging up the Iris app. Just give us access to the cameras and record from them during alarm, that's all we need. First thing to do is to remove the device from the Iris hub and connect the camera to your network via an ethernet cable. Make note of the cameras ip address. It is a good idea to set a static ip address in your router so that you can keep track of where your cameras are on the network. Wait for an ok response in your browser before moving to the next url command. Next enter this url in your web browser. yourcamerasipaddress/adm/get_group.cgi?group=NETWORK substituting yourcamerasipaddress with the actual address. You will be prompted for a username and password. Enter the following: Username: alertme Password: nFQTEm*s67uxuF**a2vAth7RoJ This password and logon will only work if you have reset your camera. For anyone wondering I found this password in the wild here: https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2013/11/hacking-around-with-network-cameras/ Now let’s make sure that the camera is fully reset. Enter the following url in your web browser: yourcamerasipaddress/adm/reset_to_default.cgi Then enter this url and wait for the camera to reboot: yourcamerasipaddress/adm/reboot.cgi Now it is time to start setting it up. Let’s get the highest resolution and widest field of view possible by entering the following urls waiting for an ok response after each one. I actually gained some field of view from what I had before: yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=H264&resolution=4 yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=JPEG&resolution=4 If you need mirror and flip enter the following: yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=VIDEO&flip=1 yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=VIDEO&mirror=1 Now let’s set the time zone by entering the url below (changing the number 7) to whichever timezone number that you need from the following: 2 (GMT-10:00) Hawaii 3 (GMT-09:00) Alaska 4 (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada), Tijuana 5 (GMT-07:00) Arizona 6 (GMT-07:00) Chihuahua, La Paz, Mazatlan 7 (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada) 8 (GMT-06:00) Central America 9 (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada) 13 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=SYSTEM&time_zone=7 Now turn on daylight savings time by entering: yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=SYSTEM&daylight_saving=1 Now get your wireless setup by entering the following changing the number 2 in the security url to the number for the protocol you use using on your router from the following chart: 0 - None 1 - WEP 2 - WPA/WPA2-PSK 3 - WPA PSK TKIP 4 - WPA PSK AES 5 - WPA2 PSK TKIP 6 - WPA2 PSK AES 7 - WPA enterprise 8 - WPA PSK 9 - WPA2 PSK yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS&wlan_essid=thessidnamethatyourrouteruses yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS&wlan_domain=12 yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS&wlan_security=2 yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS&wpa_ascii=thewirelessnetworkpassword Here is how to check your wireless settings yourcamersipaddtess/adm/get_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS Now let’s change the camera password and logon to something that you can remember by entering yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=USER&admin_password=yoursecretpassword When you enter the next url, you will be prompted for logon credentials. Enter alertme as the logon and the new password that you entered above yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=USER&admin_name=yournewusername From this point forward your new password and logon will work. When it is time to pair to v2 all you have to do is perform a total reset on the cameras and they will revert to the original alertme password, logon and defaults. Below you will find a link to more api information. Somethings that I'd like to play with going forward is frame rates and maybe how to turn on the microsd card slot and its associated settings. https://github.com/edent/Sercomm-API/blob/master/README.md Thevolget has posted a link to a pdf of the complete API here: http://forum.livingwithiris.com/index.php?/topic/2633-how-to-take-total-control-of-your-iris-cameras-with-the-api/&do=findComment&comment=32284
  11. I can do it with one hand tied behind my back, drinking a Jack & Coke and wearing a Pirate patch over one eye on a windows box.
  12. Not sure what you mean by disconnect but disconnecting everything will not reset anything. Additionally, due to the fact that numerous people including myself, have been able to reset and use their cameras using this guide with 100% success tells me that you are doing something wrong. The instructions are correct and absolutely work if you follow them correctly. You may not be entering a command line in the browser window that generates a popup window that asks for the alertme credentials. Try this one. yourcamerasipaddress/adm/get_group.cgi?group=NETWORK Look at the image in the post above from Vettester above: http://forum.livingwithiris.com/topic/2633-how-to-take-total-control-of-your-iris-cameras-with-the-api/?do=findComment&comment=42233 See where he pasted the command and where he entered the credentials.
  13. Are you sure that you have the correct IP address for the camera that you are trying to work with? To perform the reset you plug the camera in and let it fully boot. The hold the reset button in 30 seconds and let it reboot again. Make sure that you have identified the correct IP address for the camera that you are working with.
  14. If that username and password does not work then the camera is not fully reset. Sent from my LM-G710 using Tapatalk
  15. Do you have special characters in your WiFi password, Something other than letters and numbers? I suspect that might be the issue. All of the cameras will us 2.4 GHz, BTW.
  16. Otto Mation

    GE Z-Wave Plug-in Dimmer

    No air gap on these guys. It's probably toast.
  17. Otto Mation

    GE Z-Wave Plug-in Dimmer

    As always, the ultimate solution.
  18. If you are like me and you find that the green led on the back of the camera annoying and drawing undue attention to the camera you can turn it of by issuing the following command: yourcameraisipaddress/adm/set_group.cgi?group=SYSTEM&led_mode=0 I have added this to the instructions in the third post of this thread.
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    Run these two commands and send me the output in a PM. yourcamersipaddtess/adm/get_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS yourcamersipaddtess/adm/get_group.cgi?group=NETWORK
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    Did you tell it what security profile to use. I would assume that it is WPA/WPA2-PSK so you would need to enter this into the camera: yourcamersipaddtess/adm/set_group.cgi?group=WIRELESS&wlan_security=2
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    If you are using a comcast provided router, I doubt that you can set up openVPN. I am certain you can port forward to with it. Your best solution would be Blue Iris. You won't be sorry, it is great software.
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    The ideal solution is to use OpenVPN and do not port forward at all. You can also buy Blue Iris and set up its server software and log in with that. If you must port forward you will need to forward a different port for each camera. Just pick a high port number such as 5001, 5002, etc. for each camera. So in this example yourno-ipddnsname:5001 would forward to yourcameraipadress:554. 554 being the video port of the camera.
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    Just look in your router. Each camera has a mac address which is printed on a sticker on the camera and your router will have assigned an IP address for it. Set up static IP's for each of the cameras on your network so that you always know exactly where they are. It's pretty basic stuff.
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    Iris CAMs working on ST

    There is a step by step guide here; It only takes a few minutes to set them up. http://forum.livingwithiris.com/topic/2633-how-to-take-total-control-of-your-iris-cameras-with-the-api/?do=findComment&comment=21135
  25. Otto Mation

    Consolidated Camera Thread

    For the record, ISpy works fine for no cost remote viewing if you set up a VPN (preferred) or port forwarding on your router. I did this for years before I moved over to Blue Iris. Blue Iris requires the same BTW.