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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Yep, but again I tried Chrome, Safari but i can drag that slider back to whatever I want, the save button is not clickable Man Sad


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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I always noticed that it took time for the browser to process that a change was made. Like I'd side the slider and then it was noticeable to have to wait. You could try IE.
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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Hmm yeah seems you need to re-enter user/pass before clicking save Man Tongue

Another thing I found though is that motion detection (Synology) doesnt work, that simply gives a black screen Man Sad


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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I got this to work, finally.

Start, create, manage UniFi Video server (mine is setup under Windows).

Setup RTSP for the Video server, setup user defined port 7447 in the synology.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Well yeah but then you will always need a NVR in between, it would be ideal to access them directly ofc.


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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Motion detection works fine for me in Synology. And yes, if you are using rtsp authentication, you have to have a username and password.
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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station


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 And yes, if you are using rtsp authentication, you have to have a username and password.

With RTSP retranslation through the NVR, there is no authentication possible.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I just read the last four pages On this thread and I found that This looks Pretty complex and unreliable. Can someone please tell me Why they would choose to use surveillance station over Unifi video? I'm Setting up a Business and need something reliable.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Hi, i just read some topics on the forum and i didnt find a simple answer.

And i would like to know if i can use SynologyPLay NAS server as NVR or i have to buy NVR from UBNT or use some computer?

Thanks for reply.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I dunno if the play nas will have the guts to be a full fledged NVR. But, it does have the software, so it's at least worth a shot. You can use either surveillance station or setup a docker to run Unifi Video.
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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Hello

I love the products from Ubiquiti, but I find it so embarrassing that I do not use the Ubiquiti UVC-G3 with my Synology surveillance station!

I need 30 cameras that I want to buy from Ubiquiti!

I bought one as a test and found out that it does not work, I really shocked!

So I have to buy my cameras from another company !! ??

I do not really want that !!

Since I have almost everything from Ubiquiti and I continue to expand my network with Ubiquiti!

Is not that so hard to connect the Ubiquiti that not shank !?

Am de-iced by Ubiquiti!

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Hallo

Ich liebe die produkte von Ubiquiti, aber ich finde es so peinlich das ich die Ubiquiti UVC-G3 nicht mit meinem Synology surveillance station Funktioniren!

Ich brauche 30 kameras, die ich von Ubiquiti kaufen möchte!

Habe eine als test gekauft und fand heraus das es nicht geht, ich wahr schokiert!

Also muss ich meine Kameras von einer anderen Firma kaufen!!??

Das will ich eigentlich nicht!!

Da ich fast alles von Ubiquiti habe und ich baue mein netzwerk immer weiter mit Ubiquiti aus!

Ist das so schwehr das zu verbinden das Ubiquiti das nicht schaft!?

Bin von Ubiquiti enteuscht!

Grüsse

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

@YandY you can use our cameras with Surveillance Station, many people on this thread are using them and I've personally tested it with my Synology NAS.  The answers are probably buried in this thread a bit but I'll see if I can find some of the more useful ones and mark them as solutions so they go to the top of page 1.


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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I personally use 10 UVC-G3s and 1 dome through my surveillance station and they have worked fine for a year and a half.

 

The process for getting them to work is well documented in these forums. Take the time to do a little research and you'll be very happy with them once they're setup.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Why is there no proper installation guide how to do this?
a guide everyone understands?
There is a lot of talk about it but no one has a good verbudic instructions, how it is done properly!

that would be so easy

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Synology could fix their stuff to make this easy. Click camera put in password and it just works... no workarounds needed,

 

i am planning on ditching synology for camera recordings.  Going to get the ubiquity recorder and see if i can use the nas as a disk archive....  the video station product is too clunky and not getting any love in my opinion.

 

they NEED to stay on top of camera setup and keep it easy to setup.  When its not they need to fix the issue and make it easy.  They are NOT doing that.  Thus I am moving away from their product.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

There are plenty of posts on here with step by step on how to install the cameras. I know I've posted at least once on exactly what I did to get it to work.

 

Yes, Synology could just fix it, but obviously they aren't.

 

I've used Unifi Video as a docker on Synology and it's not as good of an experience compared to surveillance station. But you can do it. I ended up switching and figuring out how to set everything up in surveillance station.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

What are you planning on moving to?

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

How did you set everything up under surveillance station? I’m worried about long term compatibility. 

 

 

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

I originally set everything up as a docker on Synology. After about a month, I ditched that and switched to surveillance station. That was about a year and a half ago. No issues since.

 

I had a lot of remote connectivity issues with the Unifi Video and got annoyed that I couldn't update firmware.

 

The only issue in surveillance station is there is no audio in live feed. Have to watch a recording for audio.

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Re: UniFi Video Camera with Synology Surveillance Station

Can you please provide a link to a place this is well Documented?

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