INSTAR Deutschland GmbH

1080p CGI Commands

Control your camera directly by using HTTP commands

Network CGIs

Network Menu
Multimedia CGIs

Multimedia Menu
Network CGIs

Features Menu
Multimedia CGIs

Alarm Menu
Network CGIs

Recording Menu
Multimedia CGIs

System Menu
Network CGIs

Complete List

List of the most needed CGI commands

Both ways to authenticate are valid - e.g. for user = admin and password = instar:

  • http://admin:instar@IP ...
  • ... ?usr=admin&pwd=instar

Both are used interchangeable in this documentation!

Video & Snapshot
rtsp://admin:instar@IP-Address:RTSP-Port/11
VLC Stream (High Resolution)
rtsp://admin:instar@IP-Address:RTSP-Port/12
VLC Stream (Medium Resolution)
rtsp://admin:instar@IP-Address:RTSP-Port/13
VLC Stream (Low Resolution)
http://IP-Address:Port/tmpfs/snap.jpg?usr=admin&pwd=instar
Snapshot (1080p)
http://IP-Address:Port/tmpfs/auto.jpg?usr=admin&pwd=instar
Snapshot (320p)
http://IP-Address:Port/tmpfs/auto2.jpg?usr=admin&pwd=instar
Snapshot (160p)
http://IP-Address:Port/mjpegstream.cgi?-chn=11&-usr=admin&-pwd=instar
MJPEG Stream 11
http://IP-Address:Port/mjpegstream.cgi?-chn=12&-usr=admin&-pwd=instar
MJPEG Stream 12
http://IP-Address:Port/mjpegstream.cgi?-chn=13&-usr=admin&-pwd=instar
MJPEG Stream 13
Pan & Tilt
http://IP-Address:Port/ptzctrl.cgi?-step=&-act=up
Move Up
http://IP-Address:Port/ptzctrl.cgi?-step=&-act=right
Move Right
http://IP-Address:Port/ptzctrl.cgi?-step=&-act=down
Move Down
http://IP-Address:Port/ptzctrl.cgi?-step=&-act=left
Move Left
http://IP-Address:Port/ptzctrl.cgi?-step=&-act=stop
Stop
http://IP-Address:Port/param.cgi?cmd=preset&-act=set&-status=1&-number=0
Set current position to saved position 1
http://IP-Address:Port/param.cgi?cmd=preset&-act=set&-status=1&-number=1
Set current position to saved position 2
http://IP-Address:Port/param.cgi?cmd=preset&-act=goto&-number=0
Go to saved position 1
http://IP-Address:Port/param.cgi?cmd=ptzctrl&-step=0&-act=hscan
Start horizontal scan
http://IP-Address:Port/param.cgi?cmd=ptzctrl&-step=0&-act=vscan
Start vertical scan