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What is the difference between the main stream and the sub stream?

Mainstream: is the primary video feed. Mainstream provides the highest video quality, and is the stream the DVR / NVR uses when saving footage to the internal hard disk drive (HDD). Mainstream settings can be adjusted to increase or decrease recording resolution. These settings will impact recording file size and available recording time. Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Sub-stream: is the secondary video feed. Sub-stream provides a lower quality video stream, and is typically used to stream video to computers, smartphones, or tablets over the Internet. This allows you to reduce streaming quality for live or remote viewing, while maintaining higher quality on the mainstream for HDD recording and storage.

 

When is each one used?


Mainstream: is the primary video feed  mainly use for recording..
Sub-stream: is used mainly for remote viewing from computers, smartphones, or tablets over the Internet from outside the network..

 

How does bit rate relate to the Resolution and Frame rate?

The combination of frame rate and resolution based on the type of compression will need bandwidth necessary to accomplish. The higher the resolution/frame rate combination the more bandwidth or bit rate is necessary. The link below is to a bit rate chart that discusses in greater detail.

H.264+ Bit Rate Chart

 

Will the exported password reset XML file expire?

The password reset File exported via SADP, IVMS4200 and Batch configuration tool import/code procedure for password reset needs to be done within 3 days or it will expire.

Be sure not to power down or reboot the camera within this time frame.

Does Hikvision require any additional licensing fee?

No licensing fees required for non-Hik Central products.

Does Hikvision require any additional licensing fee?

No licensing fees required.

How can I request an RMA for my Hikvision products

Click here for more detailed information on Hikvision USA RMA policy.

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