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Improving the Camera Recording Quality

Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:49 pm
by roobarb!
If you've ever thought the recording quality was a bit ropey on the camera, here's an easy way to make it better.

If you use your browser to bring up the camera's web page (as you may have done to set up the wireless configuration) and log in on the Administration link (default username is 'administrator' with no password) you will see a 'Video & Audio' button under the 'Video & Audio' section on the left. Click this and it will give you the settings.

There are two areas for setting the same options for two different stream services; MPEG-4 Settings and MJPEG Settings. The hub uses the MPEG-4 stream (while the camera web page uses MJPEG) and I have mine set to:

Resolution: 640x480
Fixed Quality: Normal
Max Frame Rate: 8 fps

This gives a nice balance between picture quality and file size on the AlertMe servers. I find the defaults are a bit too low quality for my liking.

Re: Improving the Camera Recording Quality

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:30 am
by cbhattarai
Thanks a lot for this info. I also wanted to ask that installing the ip cameras with DVR also helps in getting better video and image. Is that true?

Re: Improving the Camera Recording Quality

Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 5:44 pm
by viksyno
Thanks for the info..... Really Helpful