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How to change bird box camera’s resolution

The bird box camera can produce multiple video streams with different resolutions. You can log in to the birdhouse camera to change the parameters including resolution, frame rate, video compression.

1. First, right click the camera name in the Device list and select “Config” option.

2. Next choose “Encode Config”.

3. Here you can switch the compression between H.264/H.265, video resolution, frame rate, image quality, audio ON/OFF. Click “Apply” to save the setting to the camera.

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How to manually configure the bird box camera’s IP address

Usually the IP bird box camera is pre-set to DHCP which means it will receive the IP address assignment from your router automatically. This can avoid network configuration of the IP birdhouse camera. In some case, the camera may fail to obtain the correct IP address from your router, you still can manually change the IP address by using the PC software. The PC software use the broadcast technology to discover the camera on the same local network. Even the bird box camera’s IP configure is not correct, the software should be able to discover the device as long as it is online.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First, go to “Device Manager”. In the next screen, wait for a few seconds, The software will discover your camera automatically and listed on the first row.


2. Next tick the check box in front of the IP address to select the camera you would like to add to the software. Click “Add” button to confirm.


3. Now find the IP icon under the “Operation” and click it.


4. Next in the popup screen, click “auto Get Address”. The software will try to assign the correct IP address to the camera. You also can manually input the IP address and the gateway to the camera. Now Click “Modify” to save the new IP setting to the camera. The default password is empty, if you forget the camera’s password, please reset the camera.


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How to reset bird box camera’s password

The default password of the bird box camera is empty. If you have added new password to the bird box camera and you can’t recall it later. You may be unable to login the camera in a new device. Please note this is not the account password you established for mobile app. It is the password you add to birdhouse camera while the first time you hook it up to your Wi-Fi network. Depress and hold the reset button for more than 15 second and let it up, it will restore the factory setting and clean the password. Once you reset the birdhouse camera, it will dis-connect from your Wi-Fi network, you will need to hook the bird box camera back to home Wi-Fi network again.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

If your bird box camera doesn’t have reset button, The following guide can help you reset your camera. It has to be done in windows operation system. please don’t close the tools before you complete the camera reset, as the reset tool will generate new machine code each time when you open it. The reset tool need matched password to reset the camera.

1. First, download and install the PC software with below URL.

http://www.golbong.com/download/Software/ResetACToolV5_R192539.zip

2. Next, right click the zip files and select “Extract All…” to unzip the file.


3. Now, right click the files and choose “Run as administrator”.


4. In the pop up screen, choose “Yes”, so the software can be installed in your windows 10.

5. If “Windows protected your PC” pop up, click “More info” to process the installation.


6. Now copy the code and send us, we will provide password matching your code.


7. Now click “Search”, the tool will discover the camera in the same local network. Mark the check box in front of the IP address and Mark the check box before IPC. Do NOT process yet.

8. Next Dis-connect your home internet connectivity. The reset tools can’t reset the camera if the camera is being connected to the internet. If you don’t want to dis-connect your network, You also can use Ethernet patch code to link the birdhouse camera to your PC RJ45 port directly. In this solution, you will need to manually configure the IP setting of your computer to match the IP camera network configuration.

9. Now click “Reset Account” to restore the factory setting. Once the camera is reset, you can use the username “admin” without password to login your bird box camera.



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How to power IP bird feeder camera by using Ethernet cable

The Power over Ethernet allows single Ethernet cable to transport both power and data to the bird feeder cameras. It eliminates the AC power outlet close to the camera. The IP bird feeder camera doesn’t have built-in PoE feature, however, you can employ PoE splitter which will separate the power and data to supply the camera. The PoE splitter is not included in the package.

1.Firstly, connect DC12V output of PoE splitter to the camera’s pigtail.

2.Next, connect RJ45 male connector of PoE splitter to the camera’s RJ45 female.


3.Now, use the Ethernet patch cable to link the camera and your PoE NVR or PoE switch.

NOTE: The camera’s indicator should keep blinking while it has been linked to your network successfully.

4.Now install the application and start enjoy the beautiful live video.

If you can’t view the IP bird feeder camera, properly the camera can’t obtain the correct IP address from your router. Here you can change the camera’s IP address by using the software.


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How to power bird feeder camera with DC12V battery pack

The bird feeder camera can be connected to your home WiFi network without involving hard wiring back to home network router. However, the camera still needs DC12V power source. If the power is not the option in the field, you can employ DC12V power pack to supply the camera. In this case, you will have cable free solution. 10000mA power bank battery can supply around 35 hours continuous recording. However, you may need to re-charge the battery pack regularly. If you can setup the solar panel to charge the battery pack, the camera can be continuous working 24/7. Moreover, the bird feeder camera has built-in internal WiFi (access point), even the network is not the available, you still can access the camera outdoor.

1.First, connect the one end of DC extension cable to bird feeder camera.


2.Next connect the another end to battery pack.


3.Now connect the bird feeder camera.

The solar panel and voltage regulator are required if you plan to build the solar panel bird watching system.

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How to set up timing snapshot to the bird box camera

If your bird box camera has built-in micro SD card, it may support timing snapshot and save to the micro SD card. The minimum duration between two snapshot is 4 seconds. You also can configure the birdhouse camera to send the snapshot to your email or FTP server in timing. This configuration need to be done by using the Internet Explorer. Install the active X plugin before you can access the camera on the browser.

1. First login the camera with Internet Explorer (IE) Browser.

2. Next, go to the “DevicCfg” on the function bar on top.

3. Now in the Setting screen, choose “Image Storage” from the “Record”.

4. Next, check “Interval”, and mark the Checkbox before “Storage”.  Input the duration you would like the camera to capture the snapshot. The duration is between 4 secs to 3600 secs. Then Click “OK” to Save.

5. Now go to the mobile phone, you can view the snapshot on the application.


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How to make birdhouse camera upload snapshot to FTP server

If your birdhouse camera has built-in micro SD card, it may support timing snapshot and upload to your FTP server. The minimum duration between two snapshot is 4 seconds. You also can configure the bird box camera to save the snapshot on the camera memory card. This configuration need to be done by using the Internet Explorer. Install the active X plugin before you can access the birdhouse camera on the browser.

Instructions

This below instruction is suitable for the IP (WiFi) birdhouse camera from Green-Backyard, Gardenature, Oertl, Green-feathers, and Handykam which are using iCSee or XMEYE mobile application. Both iCSee and XMEYE are Interchangeable.

1. First login the nest box camera with Internet Explorer (IE) Browser.

2. Next, go to the “DeviceCfg” on the function bar on top.

3. Now In the Setting screen, choose “Image Storage” from the “Record”.

4. Next, check “Cycle capture”, and mark the Checkbox before “FTP”. Input the duration you would like the camera to capture the snapshot. The duration is between 4 secs to 3600 secs. Then Click “OK” to Save.

5. Now choose the “System” from the tool bar at the bottom, and select “NetService”.

6. In the new screen, choose “FTP option”.

7. Fill in all the information in the field, click “OK” to save. Now see whether you have receive the snapshot from your camera.


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How to make birdhouse camera to send email with snapshot

If your bird box camera has built-in micro SD card, it may support timing snapshot and send to your email. The minimum duration between two snapshot is 4 seconds. You also can configure the camera to save the snapshot on the camera memory card. This configuration need to be done by using the Internet Explorer. Install the active X plugin before you can access the birdhouse camera on the browser.

1. First login the camera with Internet Explorer (IE) Browser.

2. Next, go to the “DevicCfg” on the function bar on top.

3. Now in the Setting screen, choose “Image Storage” from the “Record”.

4. Next,check “Cycle capture”, and mark the Checkbox before “Email”. Input the duration you would like the camera to capture the snapshot. The duration is between 4 secs to 3600 secs. Then Click “OK” to Save.

5. Now choose the “System” from the tool bar at the bottom, and select “NetService”.

6. In the new screen, choose “Email option”.

7. Fill in all the information in the field, click “OK” to save. Ignore the “Mail Testing” bottom. Now see whether you have received the snapshot from your nest box camera.


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How to watch birdhouse camera on Internet browser

You can have full access the birdhouse camera by using the Internet Explorer (IE) browser on the windows operation system. The following guide only works for Internet Explorer (IE). It doesn’t work with browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. If you have both 32bit Internet Explorer and 64bit Internet Explore installed in your windows PC computer, please choose 32 bit IE browser. A small plugin Active X need to be installed before you can access the camera. You also can access the camera with CMS5 PC software without involving browser.

1. First, download and install the PC software with below URL.

 http://www.golbong.com/ocx/NewActive.exe

2. Now, Right click the files and choose “Run as administrator”.

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3. In the pop up screen, choose “Yes”, so the software can be installed in your windows 10.

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4. If “Windows protected your PC pop up”, click “More info” to process the installation.

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5. Now go to the search console, input “Internet Explorer”.

6. Next, select “Internet Explorer” in the search result. Don’t choose “Internet Explorer (64bit)”

7. Now input the camera’s IP address to the browser and click “Enter” to login. You can find the camera’s IP address by using the PC software.

8. Next, A pop up screen will appear at the bottom of the browser, click “Yes” to enable.

9. In the next screen you will be directed to the login page. You can choose the language on the top right screen. Here input the camera’s account information. The username is “admin” and the password is empty in default. If you forget the password, restore the factory setting by reset the camera.

10. Once you login the camera, a new screen will pop up. Click “OK” to start watching the live video on the Internet Explorer (IE) browser.



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How to connect birdhouse camera to WiFi network

The camera only works with 2.4Ghz. Before you try to connect the camera to your home WiFi, please make sure you do have an independent name for 2.4Ghz WiFi. If you have dual-band WiFi, you should have an independent name for 2.4Ghz WiFi. If both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz have been combining to a single WiFi name, the camera can’t tell which one is which. If you are not so sure, you can send us the model number of your WiFi router.

Method 1

The first method should switch off the camera’s WiFi hot spot. The second method should activate the camera’s WiFi hot spot.

Section 1 Switch off the camera’s WiFi hotspot

1.Please power up the camera and wait… until you hear the camera making the click sound. 

2.Next, press the reset button and hold it for 15 seconds, then release. Wait until you hear the click sound again. The camera has been reset. You should see no WiFi hot spot from the camera anymore.

Section 2 Connect to the camera

1. First, Plug your camera into the power cord, wait for 2 minutes for the camera to boot up. You should hear the camera making clicks sound a couple of seconds after you power up the camera. The click sound means the camera has booted up successfully.

2. Next, log in to the app. Click on the “+” sign on the next screen in the upper right-hand corner. DO NOT choose any of the options yet. Move to the next step.

3. Please go to your mobile phone setting, find 3G/4G mobile data and Bluetooth, turn mobile data and Bluetooth off.

4. Now return to iCSee, choose the first option “Set UP My Device in Wi-Fi”, On the following page, Tap “Next Step”. Here you should see the current home WiFi network your mobile phone is connected to (make sure it is 2.4Ghz WiFi). Enter your password for this Wi-Fi network.

NOTE: If you want to double-check your password, you can tap click eye icon   in the password field

5. Press “Confirm” at the bottom screen. You are now taken to the next screen labeled “Device Searching”. Now your camera is searching for your home wifi connection. GIVE IT TIME. It may take a couple of seconds.

6. In the next screen, you will be promoted with an interface for creating a new password for the camera. If you see this page, it means the camera has been connected to your home WiFi successfully. Congratulation! please remember this is the new password for your camera, your camera is password protected after you add the new password. You need this password to connect the camera to PC software or sharing the camera with friends later.

7. Now return to the Device list, You can enjoy beautiful HD colored video! Enjoy. Meanwhile you can switch on the 3G/4G mobile data and Bluetooth on your mobile phone.

If there is no luck after radar scan count down to zero, please try one more thing below.

1.Tap the QR code icon on the top right screen. The QR code contain current WiFi information your mobile phone is connecting now.

2.Next, please place the camera about 20cm far from the camera and hold it stable for a while. The camera will try to look in the QR code and connect to your home WiFi.

3.Now return to the home page, see whether the camera is Online. If not, please click the + button on the top right screen, and choose the last option “add the device in the same router” see whether app can discover the camera in the local network.

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