Dahua Setup

These are the recommended settings to get better quality live view and event/time-lapse snapshots:

Video

On the Camera



Set as follows:

  • Enable: tick Enable
  • Stream: Select Sub Stream 2 from the dropdown
    Important: Make sure you are selecting "Sub Stream 2" in the dropdown as shown in the screenshot above.
  • Resolution: select the highest the camera can provide
  • Framerate: 4 to 6 fps
  • Bit Rate Type: CBR
  • Bit Rate 2048
    Note: If 2048 is unavailable then highest available
  • I Frame Interval double the Framerate (e.g. 8 or 12)
Note: Code-Stream Type is missing on some models, this option is not important

On the Timeline

  • Click on Admin (top right) -> Cameras
  • Click on the pencil to the left of th Camera to edit it
  • Switch to the "Advanced" tab
  • Under Analytics URL, enter:
    /cam/realmonitor?channel=1&subtype=2