Archive for April, 2010
This solution to install your Foscam IP Camera on an Apple Mac comes from one of our customers, John B. We’d like to thank him for this unique Apple Macintosh Foscam Camera Install Contribution as well as for choosing to go with Foscam.us as his IP video solutions provider.
An easy way to install and configure [...]
Just learned from customer who unpacked his 3 new foscam IP cameras (1 indoor, 2 outdoor) that the SSID is case sensitive. He called this morning and has struggled for hours to get the one indoor ip camera to work wirelessly. I sent him all the latest help files and manuals but after 5 hours [...]
Setting up IE on Windows 7 to View the Foscam FI8908W Wireless Camera – Enabling the ActiveX Control Module
Windows 7 Foscam Fix ActiveX
Once you have the Foscam IP Camera setup and connected via ethernet/network cable, please follow the steps below to set it up wirelessly:
1) Most importantly, ensure you are running your wireless network on the 802.11/bg standard. 802.11/b and 802.11/g will also work, but not 802.11/n. However, all 802.11/n routers are backwards compatible with bg/b/g networks. [...]
The focus of the Foscam FI8908W has to be adjusted manually. Grab the camera in two hands and, gently but firmly, start to unscrew the the ring around the lens. The focus will change as you screw/unscrew. Let me know if you have any questions.
I have a customer who informs me that you MUST use dynamic IP addressing (DHCP) the first time that you connect the camera to the router wirelessly. Once initially connected via DHCP, then you will be able to manually change the IP addresses.
I am not sure if this is specific to the Lynksys Wireless G [...]
The following software should work with both the Foscam FI8908W and FI904W Wireless IP Cameras which are available for sale here on our website.
VLC Media Player
IP Camera Super Client
Please let me know if you have any comments or questions. Thanks.
Gadget Victim’s has written a great guide on how to setup the wireless functions on your Foscam camera. They included a few steps which I had skipped out, namely setting your SSID as well as encryption. I will update these sections and include them in my guide soon. For the moment, please have a look [...]
As promised, here is the guide on setting up your Foscam IP Camera to view it live on the internet and through your Iphone on the 3G network:
Setting up Port Forwarding on your wireless Router so you can view your IP camera live on the internet from anywhere (including on your Iphone):
Before you start, it [...]
I have taken the time to explain the Foscam Wireless IP Camera setup instructions in language that is clear and understable and which includes a step-by-step tutorial on how to setup your wireless router in such a way that you will be able to view your camera live on the internet from anywhere in the [...]