simple home monitoring?
klewellen at shellworld.net
Sun Jul 19 21:07:21 UTC 2015
Thanks for that d-link model number!
Best buy Canada sells it, so I can get it there or via amazon.ca in
Canada too. did not check walmart Canada yet, but will consider.
D-link provides allot of detail, and support for it here too, so looks like
the best option.
Thanks for all the wisdom here,
On Sun, 19 Jul 2015, Tim Chase wrote:
>> Your google link just takes me to google proper.
>> what is the model of that unit, sounds perfect.
> Strange the link was messed up for you. The web can be a weird place
> at times. It was a "D-Link DCS 932L" which was showing for around
> $30, though I didn't dig further to see who the vendor was (I seem to
> recall it was an Ebay thing). A little more searching shows it
> available at Walmart for around $47 and a little searching for "IP
> security camera" on Amazon turned up some affordable options ($20-50)
> that I've put at the bottom of this email.
>> As long as the interface is not Linux proper getting it setup
>> should be possible.
> Based on my read-throughs of various instructions, the basic process
> would be to put it on your network, check your router to see what IP
> address it received, and then point your web-browser at that IP
> address. If you're lucky, the documentation might give you a name
> you can try to use instead of having to check your router's interface
> for the IP address.
> However, looking over the screen-shots of the web interfaces, most
> features such as which region you want to monitor for motion.
> While some support WiFi, the initial configuration usually needs to be
> done via the wired connection. Additionally, the IP address that your
> router gives will likely change depending on whether you're connected
> via WiFi or network-cable.
> Hope this helps,
> Some hits from Amazon as promised
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