Forum discussion tagged with camera.
  1. Laptopeer

    Question I want to make a webcam out of a laptop camera,but i cant find a wiring diagram

    I have this camera and the codes of it but i cant find anything on hp partsurfer,so some help would be appreciated here are the codes 914518-1K0 DGEMV01LQ89EHH
  2. Z

    Question Running horizontal lines on my webcam when ceiling LED lights are on ?

    Hello everyone, I am having this issue with my Logitech C920 webcam : Image There are these lines running from top to bottom constantly on my cam, it gets even worse than this. But only when I am using my LED lights which I have on the ceiling. If I set them to low, the lines show the most. If...
  3. Pibem

    Question Lenovo Legion 5 Camera driver problem

    Hello everyone! and Happy new year! like 2 days ago my camera just stopped working, as far as i've tried i just managed to know it seems like a driver issue, since the camera appears as hidden int he Device Manager, and if i delete or completely delete the driver (from DevMan options) it...
  4. Giorgi379

    [SOLVED] How to add unbranded cameras in dahua NVR?

    hello, i tried many different ways i cant add unbranded cameras to dahua NVR NVR2108HS-8P-T NVR password: admin123 CAM 1-2 Passwords: admin123 CAM 1-2 type: IPC-IPVM3150F NVR network config: IP: Subnet: Gateway: (router) for testing i make different...
  5. S

    Question Are spinning HDD better than Sata SSD for at-home surveillance camera storage?

    Hello all, This is the main storage machine for my at-home wifi security cameras: Its called the HomeBase3 and it supports up to 16TB of "Any 5V 2.5" storage drive (HDD or SSD) with a SATA interface.Note: 12V storage drives are not supported. " 1. I dont...
  6. J

    Question A7 still worth it?

    I am new to cameras and have been made an offer to swap something for a A7 with a 28-70mm lens, I was wondering what the estimated cost of those 2 paired together would be? and if it is good for a starter, many thanks :)
  7. G

    Question Laptop camera does not work sometimes

    I've had my Acer Helios 300 for about 4 years now. Recently the camera just randomly stops working and the driver in the device manager goes to "USB BOOT Device" . However when the camera works the driver reverts to HD WEBCAM . I reset windows, reinstalled the driver but had no luck the problem...
  8. F

    [SOLVED] Logitech HD C270 works on zoom but not discord or windows camera app

    Hey. So I recently purchased a new webcam and I wanted to be able to use it to stream to my friends and hop on video calls. However, when I plugged it in and tried to turn on my camera, I got an infinite loading screen or just a black screen depending on the app. I've tried updating device...
  9. T

    Recommendation unique laptop Java project

    Hello everyone I have to make a Java project for a client of mine, yet he doesn't have the device that he needs yet. It should be a laptop (Windows OS) with a keyboard (obviously), a rear camera (quality not so important), and a touchscreen. The budget is between 200-400 euros. If someone has...
  10. DrBoo1Ghost

    Home Security Camera Recommendations?

    Looking to add some outdoor cameras to my home. Ideally, I'd like a cost-effective system that's easy to maintain (so no replacing/charging batteries in the cameras), works at night (either IR or spotlights, though IR is preferred as I frequently use a telescope in my backyard), and doesn't...
  11. ziad ahmed

    Question Hi I have a Hikvision DVR and i want to extract the recorded videos without password .

    Hi i have a Hikvision DVR Model ( dvr-104g-f1) but unfortunately I forget the Password , and now the only witness for a robbery is the video recorded in it Is there ANY Method to stream or extract that video ?????!!!!!
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Remotely reset a disconnected static SIM connection at property using a backup SIM connection?

    What equipment to use? How to do it? I have an unreliable static mobile internet connection (functions through a SIM card in a router) which I use to monitor my home through a Wi-Fi security camera. There are no other options other than the mobile network for a way to connect to the internet...
  13. CryptoAndroid

    [SOLVED] F / 2 vs F / 2.2 - Does it matter? And how?

    Hi, I'm writing here instead of the smartphone section because my question is about the focal aperture of the Selfie Camera on an Android device. I Hope you can help me! Briefly, to you, between two different lens opening, with the same and identical camera, hardware, software, etc. both 20...
  14. C

    Question Front-facing camera is freezing and jittery on brand new Surface Pro 7 ?

    I just opened a brand new Surface Pro 7 (i5, 8gb RAM, 128gb SSD) earlier today and was super excited until the time came to set up Windows Hello. I noticed that the window showing the camera feed during setup kept freezing and would get stuck at "stay in frame/hold your position" or something to...
  15. K

    [SOLVED] Laptop Integrated Camera not detected at all

    So a while ago I dropped my laptop (Lenovo Flex 5) and shattered the screen with a large chunk in the camera/speaker region. The screen still worked, the touch would be finicky and sometimes work and some other times not; the camera worked at first but then it would randomly disconnect until it...
  16. Ringwraith34544

    [SOLVED] Laptop Recommendation for CCTV ?

    Hello I have 28 network cameras: Dahua IPC-HFW1230S-S-0360B-S4 And I need a laptop that can handle monitoring 28 cameras and daily usage. I need it to have an ssd and eliptical shape. I dont want something that is overkill for the task. Also I need it to have an hdmi port.
  17. souju

    Question Photos no longer saving to the CF Card

    I take a lot of photos and upload them to my computer. Everything was fine until I deicided to reset the settings on my camera, and now photos won't show up when I go to upload it. I can still see it on my camera, but there's no files when I try to upload them. I use a card reader to upload it...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] Picture looks pixelated

    So today I had the opportunity to go outside and snap some photo's however when taking some photos of a city skyline from afar the photos seem pixelated much more than they should. I'm currently using my Huawei p20 pro and shot it at 40mp and also had the same issue on a Samsung A71 being shot...
  19. G

    [SOLVED] MacBook Pro's built-In camera not detected ?

    I'm not really much of a tech guy, but the way this problem has annoyed me made me already fed up. So basically, over a year and half ago, I had my camera working just perfectly fine on my laptop (OS X Yosemite), however after a while I noticed that Photo Booth kept saying "There is no...
  20. H

    [SOLVED] Use external monitor's camera as webcam (Windows 10) ?

    Is there a free and wireless program that can be used to make a Galaxy Tab A (10.1, 2019) an external monitor for a Windows 10 PC? It's also important that the program must be able to use the tablet's in-built camera for Discord and Google Meet (etc.). (I'm currently using, but it...
  21. Barton7

    [SOLVED] which camera to choose under £1000 (with two lenses) better than Iphone 12 pro

    Hi, I was trying yo do some research about cameras, but they only left me more confused. I am a beginner and I just want to take better photos for Instagram and for fun. There are two kits that I have found so far. CANON EOS 250D DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 III & EF 50 mm f/1.8...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] Webcam Not Working

    I know this has been posted many times, but I just can't seem to get this to work despite my efforts. I have a AUKEY PC-LM1 USB camera that I borrowed from my dad, which has been working just fine on his computer. When I plug it into my pc it is immediately recognized but when I go into the...
  23. harishP

    [SOLVED] budget camera for best product photography that photo use for product packages design.

    We have Brand package design agency at india. We need budget camera for best product photography that photo use for product packages design. We are in startup not afford higher end camera. Please suggest me best product as per price. We can afford $400 to $450. Thank you in advance.
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Camera keeps "turning itself off", not working ?

    Ok, so I posted this before and no one answered. It's getting worse so I hope someone can help. My camera has randomly just been going out. I keep having to do a system restore to get it back on. I tried F10 to turn the camera on and off, and it still does nothing, even when on. It's like the...
  25. S


    Is there anyway to see the microphone/camera history- when it was activated, for how long it was activated (computer) ?
  26. S

    Question Pixelated Discord Camera/Webcam if camera resolution is above 480p ?

    Recently I've been using Discord camera/webcam a lot but the problem is the output to my friends is pixelated but not on my end. I even tried using another discord account to test the quality and watch the stream on my main account and the quality is okay. I use a Canon EOS 550D with EOS Webcam...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] video conferencing setup

    Hi all, hope you're all well. I need some assistance with setting up a video conferencing room. We have a tv and spare pc's and laptops but in terms of connecting multiple microphones and a camera i may need some help. Please see image linked for the layout of the room
  28. M

    Question Webcam Not Working?

    I have an Asus C202SA Chromebook where I swapped out the camera unit. With new camera, laptop said "Camera not found." I changed the cable because it looked like it was pinched and got the same message. I put the old camera back and it still said "Camera not found." I changed the motherboard and...
  29. velocci

    [SOLVED] NAS surveillance system - impact on network

    Hi all, I'm thinking of getting a NAS (maybe the QNAP TS-653D) and using it as the surveillance station with 3 cameras. how much of an impact would it be on my 1Gbps network? Let's say I have 3 cameras recording video and I'm streaming a 4k movie stored on that NAS (not using the NAS as a plex...
  30. velocci

    [SOLVED] POE security cameras

    hi all, I want to get security cameras for my home and want to use poe for them and plug them all into my switch. do both the cameras and switch have to be poe or just the cameras?
  31. uuu

    B&H Shipped me my order with the actual camera missing.

    Got kind of a weird one here. I ordered a new camera from B&H and when I opened the box today... there was no camera inside. Just the charger, books, flash, strap, wall adapter, etc. No actual physical camera body, or battery for that matter. There was NOT a place for the camera to be placed...
  32. Wolfie9182

    Question Security Camera Recommendations?

    I'm looking for a couple of security cameras to watch a couple of doorways. I don't want anything cloud-based. I want to be able to just go to my room and check the footage on my PC. What does everyone recommend?
  33. S

    [SOLVED] Old Webcam not working

    I have an old webcam that also has a microphone inside it somewhere. I tried setting it up with my PC but i cannot find the right drivers. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling it in device manager, I've tried using driver detection softwares. There is no serial number or any information...
  34. S

    [SOLVED] How do I build a DIY surveliance camera?

    I'm trying to find out how to build a DIY surveliance camera to attach to the outside of my apartment door, to keep neighbors from stealing my packages. I have a lot of old laptops, a desktop and other tech, so I think I might have the parts. I just can't seem to find guides on how to build a...
  35. B

    [SOLVED] Nikon D5200 won't connect to my computer

    Hey guys, So basically I'm trying to connect my Nikon D5200 DSLR camera to my computer (Windows 10), using a mini-USB to USB cable, and when plugging in and turning the camera on nothing appears to happen. I.e, no alert, no device found in device manager, nothing. I've tried different USB...
  36. S

    [SOLVED] Nikon 5600 Lenses

    I am looking to get a Nikon 5600 for night sky photography and sports (dog park, martial arts) stills and video. I am settled on the Rokinon 14mm f2.4 for the night (edit: sky/stars) photography but have not found much for the sports lens and what I did find I was not finding for sale. Any...
  37. kajaia

    Question Is it possible to use one NVR to connect to 4 different offices?

    Hello! I'd like to monitor cameras from 4 different offices using one NVR. All offices have their own interent connection with separate IP. Is it possible to use one NVR to connect to all these cameras? And how can I do that? Thank you in advance.
  38. OrdJk

    what phone is better between the I phone xs max vs the s10 plus ?

    If you have a strong opinion about one over the other then tell me most of the points you have against the other phone. Thanks :)
  39. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] What is the best camera for video recording on youtube ?

    £300-£600 MUST HAVE decent/good autofocus good quality video recording Range of lenses preferably I have the Sony a6000 in mind
  40. OrdJk

    [SOLVED] What's the best mid range price digital camera (300-600)

    I have the eos m50 by canon in mind. any advice/suggestions would be appreciated.