How to Set Up an R-Series Camera Without an Internet Connection

In this guide, we will show you how to setup your R-Series camera without an internet connection.

If you are one of the rare earthlings who doesn’t have an internet connection at the location in which you are installing your R-Series camera, do not fret! We got you covered. You will need a windows based PC to complete this step.

Go ahead and wire and power up your system as shown in the initial setup guide, then follow these instructions.

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Install the Configuration Tool on your PC and open up the program

Make sure your PC is on the same network as your R-Series camera. The configuration tool can be found on the CD that came with your product or you can download the tool on our R-Series quick start page.

Open the program. You should see your device shown:

Set Up Your Camera

Step One: Click on the checkbox next to the IP address of your camera.

Step Two: Enter the username and password:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin

Step Three: Change the Net Mode to "Static" and click "Modify."

Be sure to write down your IP address! You will need it later.


If you prefer to set your own IP address, do all the steps above, but right before you click Modify, you can enter in your IP address and Gateway into the fields shown (Entering the port numbers and Net Mask is not needed).

In this example, we are changing the IP address from to

This is the IP address that you will enter into the CamViewer software when logging in.