Power Over Ethernet technology allows Ethernet devices, such as IP cameras, to be powered from a connected PoE device, such as a PoE NVR or PoE switch. The power-sourcing PoE device is called a PSE (Power Sourcing Equipment). The REVO Ultra line supports PoE operation. High-quality Ethernet cable must be […]
What is Ethernet Cable (Network Cable for IP-based Cameras and NVRs)?
Ethernet cable, either pre- or custom-made using RJ45 connectors, is used with REVO Ultra cameras and NVRs. High-quality Ethernet cable is required to meet Ultra’s high data rate and PoE requirements. The minimum cable specification for use with REVO Ultra IP devices is Cat5e, but higher grades can and should […]
What is BNC Cable (High-Definition and Standard-Definition Analog Video)?
BNC cable is shielded coaxial cable used for analog video applications. BNC cable that is equipped with additional wires for transferring power to a connected camera is referred to as “Siamese Cable”. REVO Aero products are sold with high-bandwidth BNC cables that support HD resolution.
What is RJ12 Cable (Standard-definition Analog Video)
RJ12 cable is custom shielded cable that contains wiring for power, an internal coaxial cable for video, and wiring for audio. It is used to connect a REVO RJ12 analog camera to an RJ12 channel on a REVO DVR. RJ12 cable is specially made for video applications, and is not […]
Which ports do I need to open on my router to be able to view video remotely?
SERIES PORTS NEEDED FOR REMOTE VIEWING ULTRA 80 TCP ULTRA HD 80 TCP AERO 80 TCP AERO 2.0 80 TCP DVR5 8200,8016,10019,12088 TCP DVR 2,3,4 8200,8016,8116,10019,12088 TCP WIRELESS 80 TCP ELITE 8200,8016,10019,12088 TCP ELITE HD 80,9350 TCP GENESIS 80,9350 TCP TITANIUM 80,6036 TCP REVO LITE 8016,12088 TCP
Can I see my cameras from a mobile device?
Yes, the free REVO Mobile app is available for the Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch and for Android based phones/tablets/Kindles. It not only allows you to view your system, but search recorded video, monitor audio and control PTZ cameras. A viewing app is available on Blackberry. Most other smartphones can use their […]
Will the system work with a Mac computer?
Yes, by downloading the free REVO REMOTE for MAC app in the MAC App Store. You will then be able to monitor your system via this app.
When I launch REVO Connect with Firefox or Safari, nothing happens. Why?
REVO Connect only works on Internet Explorer 7 or greater.
Does REVO DVR pick up wireless signal?
No, you must plug a ethernet cable into the DVR.
I can connect to the DVR remotely, but it looks very choppy and delayed. Why?
The DVR needs at least 320Kbps upstream speed to view 1 camera at 10ips/standard quality.