Amcrest Camera Pack

This is a driver pack for Amcrest camera integration with control4.
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Note: It has come to our attention that the latest V2.420.AC00.17.R 3/22/17 firmware may be causing issues with motion detection

Note: Auto update is not possible for this driver

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This is a driver pack to integrate Amcrest cameras with control4.  The driver pack includes 2 version of the driver, one for PTZ cameras and one for fixed cameras.

The driver supports motion detection, if enabled on the camera, to trigger events on the Control4 system.

o Support for MJPEG and H.264 video feeds
o Supports Basic authentication
o Loads basic driver meta data into control4 Composer Pro
o Allows automated reboots of the camera
o Home is set to preset1
o Supports jumping to 6 presets
o Supports motion detection events if enabled on the camera

Note: This driver will also work with Dahua cameras as they use the same API


Driver License:  Site (one required per project)

12/22/16 - 1.0.0 - Initial Release

01/11/16 - 1.1.6 - Added 48hr trial

Added Programming action to enable/disable motion

07/13/17 - 1.1.8 

  - added support capability

  - improvements to motion detection

  - additional action triggers added

1. Log into your Amcrest camera
2. Select setup
3. Under the Camera section select video

4. Under the main stream configure the following

a. Code-stream Type: General
b. Encoding Mode: H.264B
c. Resolution: 720P
d. Frame Rate: 10
e. Bit Rate: VBR
f. Set a watermark if you would like to

5. Enable the sub stream and configure it for MJPEG

a. Code-stream Type: General
b. Encoding Mode: MJPEG
c. Resolution: VGA
d. Frame Rate: 10
e. Bit Rate Control: CBR
f. Bit Rate: 1280