Congratulations on purchasing your Foscam camera. The first step to setting up your security system is to setup the basic features for your Foscam camera on the Windows OS.
DC Power Supply
Remove the Foscam camera and accessories from the box. First, screw the antenna in the back of the camera, make sure it’s secured.
Plug the network cable into the back of the camera and attach it to your router that is connect to the internet. After attaching the network cable, plug the power supply in the back of the camera, the camera will pan/tilt automatically. It will pan/tilt for about 30 seconds, once it’s done the camera will be facing forward.
Using the CD that was included, install the software called “IP Camera Tool”. Once installed, there will be a shortcut on your desktop, using the software you will find an IP address starting in 192.xxx.xx.xxx. Double click the IP address, it will open up your internet browser with a log in screen. Use the log in information that located on the bottom of the camera. If your using IE, click on the first log in button. If your using another internet browser, click on the second log in button.
If the CD was missing or damaged, click here to download the software.
Once logged in, you will be able to see live footage from your camera. If you cannot see the live footage, check to see if Active X is enabled and running on your computer. Guide to Enable ActiveX.
If you see a blank screen with a red X mark on the screen, either disable your firewall or anti-virus and reset your computer.