How connect to Amcrest IP3M-943


#1

Hello! I have an Amcrest IP3M-943 which I can easily view on my phone with tinycam - it uses RTSP over TCP (MPEG/H264/H265).

Is there any way you can tell me what the custom URL would be for that?

I’l been trying different things for hours and nothing works and there is no Amcrest in the brand pull-down.

Thanks in advance for any information.


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#2

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#4

Hi Matt,

If it is this camera https://amcrest.com/amcrest-3mp-bullet-wifi-video-security-ip-camera-pt-ip3m-943w.html with no PTZ

Armcrest have a relative standardized way to connect to their cameras so test this one. In Custom URL use rtsp_tcp and the address:

rtsp://username:password@IP:554/cam/realmonitor?channel=0&subtype=1

channel 0 is the main channel. It can also be 1 for the extra stream.

Please report back if it works.
-Henrik


#5

Hi Henrik… thank you so much for the quick reply. Very much appreciated!

I used your link and it did not work for channel 0, but it did work for channel 1.

Do you have any idea why this is the case?

Also… what is the difference between channel 0 and channel 1? Is the latter less resolution or something?

Thanks again for all of your help.

-Matt


#6

Excellent!
That is more information than I have, but it can also be dependent of camera and firmware if it is 0 or 1. If you go into the configuration in the camera you can maybe find out this channel 0 or 1.
If you connect with the web client and go to Source List you can actually see the resolution of the connected cameras. Since it is a 3MP camera you can probably select what to send on the different channels.

Here in the manual https://s3.amazonaws.com/amcrest-files/Amcrest+1.3MP_3MP+WiFi+Bullet+User+Manual+v1.0.2.pdf in chapter 5212 you can set up the main stream and the sub stream.

-Henrik


#7

Hi Henrik… when you say connect to the web client, what do you mean?

I downloaded Netcam Studio X to my PC and am running it as an application locally. Is there a menu from there that I can access Source List?

Thanks again for all of your help.

-Matt


#8

NCS includes an excerllent web server! In the web browser type http://ip-address to the compter running ncs or localhost and port 8100.
http://ip-number:8100 NCS will respond with a login area.
If the web browser is on the same computer as NCS you can type
http://localhost:8100 and ypu will get a login screen back. Enter information and now you should have the web client running. In the drop down menu to the left you have Source list and many other good things☺


#9

Hi Henrik… just checking back in. My cameras are all now recognized by Netcam Srudio windows application running locally in my PC.

What is the web client? How do I access that?

Thanks in advance for any information.

-Matt


#10

You can read that in my earlier post which I now see that I send to myself, haha . What an ego am I :slight_smile:
Here it comes:

NCS includes an excellent web server! In the web browser type http://ip-address to the computer running ncs or type localhost and port 8100.
http://ip-number:8100 NCS will respond with a login area.
If the web browser is on the same computer as NCS you can type
http://localhost:8100 and you will get a login screen back. Enter information and now you should have the web client running. In the drop down menu to the left you have Source list and many other good things​:slight_smile:

-Henrik


#11

Ah… no worries Henrik - I’ve done that myself.

I have logged into the web client successfully - thanks for your excellent instructions.

I see the 3MP camera is streaming at 640x480. To increase that, do I modify some setting on the camera or do I make a change in Netcam Studio?

Have a great morning (or day or night depending on where in the world you are).

-Matt


#12

This is a little bit tricky. You have this
rtsp://username:password@IP:554/cam/realmonitor?channel=1&subtype=1

It did not work with channel=0 you said. Test with subtype=0
Or go into the camera.
Here in the manual https://s3.amazonaws.com/amcrest-files/Amcrest+1.3MP_3MP+WiFi+Bullet+User+Manual+v1.0.2.pdf in chapter 5212 you can set up the main stream and the sub stream.

See where you have 640x480 and change that to something else and NCS will follow that.