You can add an invisible IR illuminator to boost up the night vision of your hidden security camera. If you have existed CCTV cameras on the scene which have IR LEDs built-in, you may don’t need add-on IR illuminator. The hidden security camera can see the Infrared after you turn on the true day & night function. The IR illuminator require DC12V power source. You can share the power from camera’s power adaptor. The below is the diagram how to share the power from the hidden security camera. In the following instruction, we will guide you how to turn the true day & night function in the camera for seeing the infrared at night.
2. Right click the device name, choose “Config”
3. Click icon “Camera Param”
4. Find IR_Cut, choose “autoswitch”. Click “Apply” to save.
Once the IR_Cut parameter is set to ‘autoswitch’, the hidden security camera will switch to black and white at night and seeing the infrared on the scene. You also can change the “DNC threshold” to adjust the switch point between the day and night. Only the hidden security camera with “IR cut filter” in specification have true day & night function.
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