Add Dahua IP Camera to NVR

Add IP Camera to NVR


Adding IP Cameras on NVR enables you to view the camera through the NVR remotely.


  • IP Address of Camera if Manual Add
  • User Name and of Camera


Step by Step Instructions

1. From the Main Menu Select Camera


2. Select Remote ➞ Select Device Search


You can also get to this selection by right clicking on any view which will show a sub menu for remote device search.


3. Check mark cameras to be added ➞ Select add.


You can also manual by selecting manual add


Input IP address of IP Camera, user name and password. user name and password is admin.


Depending on the model you can also do a smart search from the main sub menu.



Add 3rd Party IP Camera to NVR


Follow the instructions below to connect a compatible IP camera with a


  • 3rd Party Capable IP Camera.
  • IP address of 3rd Party Camera.
  • Ports used by 3rd Party Camera
  • User Name and Password to 3rd Party Camera

Note: When you are using third party cameras you might have the full features, like motion detect.

Video Instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1. From the Main Menu Select Camera.


2. Select Manual add.


3. You can select the brand of the third party camera or ONVIF. If brand is not listed, you will need to set the IP camera to the ONVIF protocol from the camera itself if it is available as an option.


4. Enter the IP address of the 3rd party camera.

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5. Default ports are 554 and HTTP Port 80. It is possible the third party camera are on different ports than what is showing on the Dahua recorder. You will need to login into the third party camera and check which ports they are on as each device needs to be on the same ports. Enter User Name and Password of 3rd Party Camera and select OK to save.

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