How do I find my system’s IP address?

To find your system’s IP address go to Main Menu>Maintenance>System Info>Network. The IPv4 Address at the top is your local IP. If your IP address is or, this means your system is offline. There are a few causes from this, but usually it’s a bad ethernet cable or the cable is not plugged in properly to either the DVR or Router. If those are checked to be correct, try restarting your router by unplugging it for a minute and restarting the DVR.


Which is Better, a Bullet Camera, or a Dome Camera?

These actually serve different purposes, as the dome camera is intended to provide discrete monitoring that may well go unnoticed, while the bullet camera is intended to be conspicuous, and serve as something of a deterrent to criminals. Learn all about dome vs. bullet cameras here.


Are Your Surveillance Camera Systems Hard to Set Up?

No. We have a full library of helpful videos and/or step-by-step directions for the components you purchase. Find the best surveillance camera system here, and your DIY experience will be smoother and easier than you can imagine.


Do You Charge a Monthly Fee?

No. At LaView we think you should be the master of your own security – no strings or hidden fees attached. We have found that people who buy systems with monthly fees all too often grow tired of making payments, and simply allow their security to lapse over time. Simply set up your wifi security camera system, and enjoy the enhanced security, without having to pay additional fees.


How far Apart Can I Set up My PoE Security Cameras?

The maximum length for a standard PoE cable is 100 meters/333 feet. Most clients find that is plenty of distance to set up their PoE security camera system. Additional coverage can be attained by adding a PoE injector, or PoE switch.

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