IPC/How To Enable H264
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How To Enable H.264
If you have a H.265 Camera and a H.264 recorder, you won't be able to view your feed! To resolve this issue please follow the steps below to set your IP Camera to the H.264 codec.
- H.265 IP Camera powered and accessible
- Laptop or NVR able to access the IP Camera
Step by Step Instructions
1. Log into the Camera using Internet Explorer and the camera's IP address. If you are on a NVR/HCVR system then use the Main Menu->Cameras->Encode area and skip to step 4.
2. Select Setup.
3. Select Video.
4.On the Encode mode pull-down menu select H.264, and do the same for substream 1 and 2.
5. Select save and make sure you get the message "Save Succeeded!"