Forum discussion tagged with camera.
  1. M

    Question 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...
  2. CryptoAndroid

    Question 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...
  3. 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...
  4. K

    Question 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. S


    Is there anyway to see the microphone/camera history- when it was activated, for how long it was activated (computer) ?
  15. 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...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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?
  20. 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...
  21. 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?
  22. [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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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.
  27. 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 :)
  28. 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
  29. 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.
  30. S

    [SOLVED] My Camera and mic on Lenovo T2224zD monitor is not working

    My Camera and mic on Lenovo T2224zD monitor is not working so i got this monitor a few weeks before i have it linked to my gpu with a HDMI cable only and i was wondering why is my inbuild camera and mic not working, when i try to open the camera up on windows 10 it shows me an error 0xA00F4244...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] App for deleting CR2s without delete confirmation?

    Hey, I'm looking for an application for Win10 that I can use to open a lot of CR2 images, then decide which one I want to delete. This app needs to have an option to disable delete confirmation, I do not want to hit Yes hundreds of times a day. IrfanView is not an option since it does not open...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] Best camera for nature photography in the 400-500$ price range

    I'm gonna be going to maine this summer and would like to get the best camera for nature photography that I can with 400-500 $. I'm a noob too so some other tips would be much appreciated!
  33. R

    [SOLVED] Why I am not able to use my p2p camera remotely?

    My camera:D8810 D3D my camera is connected via lan but not wan or remote ROUTER: IBALL BATON
  34. saraticno

    [SOLVED] Lenovo laptop, webcam, videos

    I took some self-introduction videos for a job on my webcam and I have no idea how to share them anywhere. I can’t find them in any of the documents, videos, downloads, camera roll etc. Help? Specially taken on Lenovo laptop G50-30 built in camera, if that means anything.
  35. F

    Question Lens is losing focus randomly

    I recently bought a used Rokinon 35mm T1.5 AS UMC lens. So far it's seemed to function without issue, however, I noticed that it has been losing focus after being tilted up or down. I noticed it while trying to film a close up shot of a doorknob. I had knob in focus and I had made sure of this a...
  36. W

    [SOLVED] Can't view Camera Feed Via Anymore

    Ok so I have DVR cameras set up, they are connected to the router via ethernet. After finding out about using web browsers to view the camera feed, I've using it every day. It occasionally changes IP if the router resets or it turns off but I just switch to .4 or.6 and find it. Now when I try to...
  37. Turn on/off a powerbank remotely (more details in the description)

    Hey! I've recently searched for a a remote control for my Canon camera (mine doesn't support having a pre-built remote control, and I couldn't find a usb-mini remote in the market) That was until I've got CHDK on my cannon camera, and it has a script that tells the camera to tell a picture...
  38. [SOLVED] Members, Show Off your Camera(s) a little.

    So I will start Far from being a collector, but I now own 4 cameras, so from the Left to right; Canon Rebel EOS T3, 12.2 Megapixel, gifted from my wife for my birthday sometime ago. Sony Mavica MVC-FD71, 2.5 Megapixel saved on 1.44...
  39. LordVile

    Question I know nothing about cameras

    Looking for a camera, could be a small digital or DSLR that’s simple to use for taking on holiday etc and will be better than my iPhone. ATM I’m looking at a Sony compact digital one (link below), but wondering if anyone more knowledgable can help because I don’t actually know what’s good, what...
  40. xupitera834

    [SOLVED] Best firsT camera under 600$ with prime portait lens

    hi guys just consider which one to choose from A6000 + 50MM OSS f1.8 or D3500 with 50mm 1.8 g do have you have anything else to suggest