iCamViewer iPhone App Compatible with iDVR-PRO CCTV Camera Recorder

CCTV Camera Pros announced today that the latest version of the iCamViewer, an iPhone app for viewing CCTV cameras and IP cameras, is now compatible with the iDVR PRO line of CCTV surveillance DVRs. Using the iCamViewer app, users can not configure CCTV cameras that are connected to their iDVR-PRO to be viewed remotely over the Internet from their iPhone or iPad.

The iDVR-PRO already accessible from the Safari web browser from iPhones, however it was not very convenient for users to always have to type in the URL of their DVR and enter their login information. Now, users can save their DVR and camera settings in the iCamViewer app and just launch the app when they want to view their cameras.

iCamViewer iPhone App iDVR PRO Setup

To setup the an iDVR-PRO recorder to be accessible from the iCamViewer, users can follow these instructions.

  1. Connect the iDVR-PRO to your network router and switch
  2. Configure port forwarding on your router so that your DVR can be accessed from outside of your local network. If you need help with this step, please refer to this page for port forwarding instructions.
  3. Note: the default port for the iDVR-PRO is 8080
  4. It is recommend that you test the Internet access from the safari web browser in your iPhone to confirm that port forwarding and the connection is working properly before configuring the iCamViewer app.
  5. After you confirm that the connectivity is setup correctly through Safari, download the iCamViewer app from the app store.
  6. Open the app on your iPhone or iPad and click on the Config button in the My Cams section of the app.
  7. Fill in all of the configuration fields:
    Name: This is any name you want for your camera.
    Host or IP: This is the public (not LAN) IP address where your iDVR-PRO is located. If you are using a DynDNS service, you can enter the hostname here.
    Port: 8080 is the default port
    Username: ADMIN is the defaul username
    Password: 1234 is the default password
    Manufacturer: Choose CCTV Camera Pros
    Models: Choose iDVR-PRO Cam 1 to view camera 1, iDVR-PRO Cam 2 for camera 2, so on and so forth
  8. Tap the check box in the upper right
  9. Your camera should come into view

iCamViewer App Setup Screen

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Compatible with IP Cameras

The iCamViewer app is also compatible with Zavio and Vivotek IP cameras. For a complete list of compatible IP cameras and pricing information please visit the iCamViewer Compatible IP Cameras Page

iPhone App Compatible with CCTV Cameras

In addition to supporting the iDVR PRO, the iCamViewer is also compatible with CCTV cameras by using a compatible network IP server or CCTV Camera Pros iDVR-PRO CCTV DVR.

About CCTV Camera Pros

CCTV Camera Pros is a manufacturer and distributor of video surveillance equipment for home, business and government use. CCTV Camera Pros is a veteran owned business founded by a United States Marine. CCTV Camera Pros has a complete line of surveillance products including security cameras, digital video recorders, monitors, cables, connectors, and all accessories needed for a complete video surveillance systems. CCTV Camera Pros can help design systems for any size application. CCTV Camera Pros is partnered with a network of over 600 installers in the United States to provide surveillance system installation to all areas of the USA. Please visit CCTV Camera Pros website to learn more about us and the products that we supply.

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