Avatar

Please consider registering
Guest

Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Is downloaded .dav video (SmartPSS) highest resolution?
sp_NewPost Add Reply sp_NewTopic Add Topic
Avatar
Jer7of9
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 137
Member Since:
May 19, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
April 2, 2015 - 3:14 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

When you download a .dav file remotely in PSS or SmartPSS is that .dav file in the highest resolution? Or is the absolute highest resolution ONLY from the DVR with a USB thumbdrive for example. 

I’m not talking about remote viewing. I’m downloading .dav video remotely. My goal is to get the best video from the DVR.

Please explain in 250 words or less….

Jer7of9

Avatar
Jose Malave
Boca Raton, Florida
Admin
Forum Posts: 647
Member Since:
January 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
April 2, 2015 - 3:18 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

The .DAV File in both a remote Back up or Local Backup will have the same Quality of Image. You only loose a bit of Quality when converting the Format other than that if the image is 1080P you will get a 1080P File in .DAV Format. 

 Jose Malave - IT Director| Toll Free: 866-573-8878 | E-mail: support@securitycameraking.com

Calculate your Hard Disk Drive HereCalculate your Lens Here |  Calculate your Voltage Drop Here

       Video Vault (All Videos)         |  Security Camera Videos |     Smartphone Access Videos  

                    Check out the new Tech! HD-CVI       More.... 

Avatar
Jer7of9
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 137
Member Since:
May 19, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
3
April 2, 2015 - 3:28 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

I thought so, but wanted to be sure the cops were getting the best video without me having to drive down to where the DVR is to get the best .dav file.

I noticed a little loss of resolution when converting .dav to .avi then to mp.4

Let me ask….can a .dav file be uploaded to Youtube as a .dav? …… Nope I just tried, YouTube did not recognize. 

Thanks for the fast response.

Avatar
Jose Malave
Boca Raton, Florida
Admin
Forum Posts: 647
Member Since:
January 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
4
April 2, 2015 - 3:37 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

You can use the Converter from .DAV to AVI . Youtube will accept AVI files. 

 Jose Malave - IT Director| Toll Free: 866-573-8878 | E-mail: support@securitycameraking.com

Calculate your Hard Disk Drive HereCalculate your Lens Here |  Calculate your Voltage Drop Here

       Video Vault (All Videos)         |  Security Camera Videos |     Smartphone Access Videos  

                    Check out the new Tech! HD-CVI       More.... 

Avatar
Jer7of9
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 137
Member Since:
May 19, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
5
April 2, 2015 - 3:49 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

Actually YouTube gave me a warning that file type was unknown and that it would try to upload .dav file anyway. It worked! I’m suprized.

Avatar
Jose Malave
Boca Raton, Florida
Admin
Forum Posts: 647
Member Since:
January 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
6
April 2, 2015 - 3:53 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

How is the video quality? That would be Great to know. 

 Jose Malave - IT Director| Toll Free: 866-573-8878 | E-mail: support@securitycameraking.com

Calculate your Hard Disk Drive HereCalculate your Lens Here |  Calculate your Voltage Drop Here

       Video Vault (All Videos)         |  Security Camera Videos |     Smartphone Access Videos  

                    Check out the new Tech! HD-CVI       More.... 

Avatar
Jer7of9
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 137
Member Since:
May 19, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
7
April 2, 2015 - 4:27 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

The video quality on YouTube looks very good. You tube still tells me it’s not a desired video format. The link I got from YouTube lacked an icon and had the little square with a lighting bolt through it meaning something was wrong. But it did work. 

Good to know but I don’t think I can count on a .dav file working on YouTube every time. 

Avatar
Jose Malave
Boca Raton, Florida
Admin
Forum Posts: 647
Member Since:
January 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
8
April 2, 2015 - 4:36 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

True, Maybe they will push this format in the future. 

 Jose Malave - IT Director| Toll Free: 866-573-8878 | E-mail: support@securitycameraking.com

Calculate your Hard Disk Drive HereCalculate your Lens Here |  Calculate your Voltage Drop Here

       Video Vault (All Videos)         |  Security Camera Videos |     Smartphone Access Videos  

                    Check out the new Tech! HD-CVI       More.... 

Avatar
Jer7of9
Member
Members
Forum Posts: 137
Member Since:
May 19, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9
April 2, 2015 - 5:01 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

What’s the best way to publish cctv videos on Youtube or Live Leak but without your personal information being out there for the bad guys to find. But I still want the cops to get the links to the video but just not on my family YouTube channel.

Avatar
Jose Malave
Boca Raton, Florida
Admin
Forum Posts: 647
Member Since:
January 3, 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
10
April 2, 2015 - 5:15 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost
sp_ReportPost

You can have the videos Unlisted and only people with the link will be able to view them. 

Capture.JPGImage Enlarger

 Jose Malave - IT Director| Toll Free: 866-573-8878 | E-mail: support@securitycameraking.com

Calculate your Hard Disk Drive HereCalculate your Lens Here |  Calculate your Voltage Drop Here

       Video Vault (All Videos)         |  Security Camera Videos |     Smartphone Access Videos  

                    Check out the new Tech! HD-CVI       More.... 

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 132

Currently Online:
24 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Dan Maresca: 460

Techpro Security: 404

shockwave199: 179

tubac: 166

Gilberto: 150

Jer7of9: 137

MrDeepFreeze: 136

javajeff: 132

Night Hawk: 100

West Coast Jones: 66

Newest Members:

Panggap

cctvuser

ptr

subzero

cjgodden

akonaay

MatthewPeeni

KennethTerie

gorvrlmsrqtirr

gorvrlmsiiwpyt

Forum Stats:

Groups: 5

Forums: 28

Topics: 1286

Posts: 5513

 

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 83

Members: 7933

Moderators: 13

Admins: 4

Administrators: Damon Delcoro, Brad Besner, Jose Malave, Gabe Garcia

Moderators: Ryan, Zeke Richey, Jorge Nava, Heath Phillips, Brian Lee, Eric Wilson, Michael, Tonya Haley, LittleBrad, Ted, Matthew Ernst, Ariel Millard, Ben Degraw