INSTAR Quick Installation

How does an IP Camera Work?

These videos contain an overview over the basic IP camera features like: LAN or WiFi connectivity and remote access via DDNS and P2P.

After Unpacking

These videos contain an overview over the basic IP camera features like: LAN or WiFi connectivity and remote access via DDNS and P2P.

First Steps

Your already have your camera connected to your network? The following steps will help you to get access to the more advanced features of your camera.

Power over Ethernet

Power over Ethernet or PoE describes systems which pass electric power along with data on twisted pair Ethernet cabling.

Powerline

IN-LAN is an intelligent and secure technology that lets you set up a home network easily via your household power grid - without the need of complex and expensive dedicated cabling.

Direct LAN Connection

The following instructions will explain to you step by step how you can create a direct LAN connection between your computer and an INSTAR IP camera.

Find your Camera

The easiest way to search our camera inside your local network is our INSTAR Camera Tool for WINDOWS, MACOS und LINUX.

Language Selection

The new INSTAR web interface for your camera detects what default language your web browser is using. But it can be changed manually.

Live Video

All INSTAR HD cameras can display their video stream inside a modern web browser (like Firefox, Chrome or Edge) without the need for a video plugin.

User Management

In order to access the user menu please click System in the web interface of your IP camera and then choose the sub menu Users as shown below.

WebUI and Firmware Upgrade

Please download the newest version of the WebUI or Firmware from our website. Go to the DOWNLOAD section on our website.

How to Clear your Browsing History

Sometimes your camera´s WebUI might not behave the way you want. You updated your camera´s software, but it still shows you the old version?

Set up a Wireless Connection

Our 720p and 1080p cameras allow you to use your router´s WPS function to connect them directly to your WiFi network.

ONVIF

The surveillance industry has created an open standard protocol called ONVIF that allows cameras to communicate with each other and with network recording devices...