Foscam support [merged thread]

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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby pjtgrizzly » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:48 am

I got the new update and pan/tilt now works. No audio.

That said - I put in preset positions into Surveillance Station and then Preset positions to Patrol and Preview and no dice. Anyone else having luck with Patrol/Guard?

Also - via DS Cam for Android - I swipe and the camera just twitches a little for a pan it seems. Very unresponsive with this camera...bought it specifically as was officially supported by my DS211J
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby fuzzwell » Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:15 pm

I have six cameras and I have the DS Cam for my Andiroid phone. Motorola Milestone X.

The six cameras come up on the phone no problem. I get 1 frame per second frame rate when viewing all six cameras on the all cam screen.

I get 4 fps when viewing one camera.

When trying to scroll side to side, I find that three or four swipes across the android phone send a pretty good signal.

Also, when I'm in the foscam setup on the administration tab, then on the PTZ settings, the speed of ZERO makes the camera really pan and tilt very quickly. Very fast. That way, the signal from my android phone gives a quick signal, and the speed is fast for the Pan and Tilt, so I get the best combination of speed and response with that. It is still mediocre, but much better than no pan or tilt at all.
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby king1 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:23 pm

+1 here, it is beyond me how Synology is so inept at the basic. audio on all cams that have audio should be a standard. Other software that has ONE PERSON making it can mange this!!

P.S thanks for deleting my other comment instead of fixing the problem, always the sign of a second rate company.
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby dekeyzer » Mon Dec 12, 2011 1:27 pm

+1 Full support
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby beckos » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:32 pm

New DSM 3.2-1955 version yet FOSCAM FI8918 is not updated - same things missing, no PT presets. Bummer!
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby king1 » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:29 pm

+ 1 AUDIO recording needed!!!
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby dasv » Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:42 pm

I have a Synology DS110j (mainly bought for my Sonos system) and I just ordered a Foscam fi8918w. I am not very techie so could someone tell me the benefit of adding this to my Synology vs not using the Synology. From what I understand I can use this without the Synology and still do all the features such as recording, two-way audio, motion detection etc. I will mainly use this to monitor pets so being able to record and do motion detection are not that important to me. Two-way audio is kind of important to me so I hope I can get that to work.

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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby beckos » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:05 pm

The way you put it, you don't need Synology. Yet DS has so much more to offer!
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby king1 » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:51 pm

What, like more bugs than Windows and dreadful lack of compatibility?
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby beckos » Wed Dec 21, 2011 6:27 pm

DSM 3.2 - 1955 update: PTZ, Guard, Presets are all available for FI8918W. No audio tough, and I have a feeling it ain't gonna be ever, due to Foscam lack of support for codecs.
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Support for FOSCAM FI8918W "like" camera

Postby shomsky » Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:08 pm

Hi,

I bought the below Camera from Dealexteame

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/standalone ... tors-26358

It is mockup of FOSCAM FI8918W, and in fact you can use the same Firmware.

My problem is, I can see the Camera picture fine when I click "test Camera" but in the management tab is says it's disconnected always.

Any ideas?

thanks,
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Re: Support for FOSCAM FI8918W "like" camera

Postby Bloona » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:19 pm

I have a FOSCAM FI8908W clone camera (actually a WANSView NC541/W) which has the same issue. But only on one machine. On my laptop I can see the live view perfectly - from time to time. ;-|
I opend a call at Synology support and they are currently discussing the issue with me.

Mabe you would like to open a call as well. :-)

Cheers. Bruno.
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Re: Foscam support [merged thread]

Postby shomsky » Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:51 pm

Good to hear I;m not alone. Please update if you have any news.
I will also try the on-line support for this issue.


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Re: Foscam support [merged thread]

Postby cranky » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:47 am

Hi,

I have the FI8918W but the home button doesnt work, nor do the presets or patrol positions, every thing else is fine, any ideas?
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Re: Foscam FI8918W support

Postby stephanstricker » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:31 am

+1 audio
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