How to configure a Foscam FI9900P Outdoor Camera from Mac or Linux

  • April 11, 2017
  • Adam Beguelin

Foscam FI9900P Outdoor HD Camera

The Foscam FI9900P Outdoor HD Wireless Security Camera is a recent compact outdoor model from Foscam. It’s currently listing for around $125 on Amazon.

My biggest gripe with this camera is the mounting hardware. The camera can only be pointed forward and tilted up and down. There is no left or right articulation. In my case I was mounting the camera near the wall my garage. I had to put a little shim under one side of the mounting brack to get it to angle off to the side. See the image below for the final orientation. If I had mounted it straight ahead, I would have ended up with half the frame taken up by the left wall.

Had to angle camera manually to get a more centered image. The image quality is quite good though.

The camera works well with, so you can use our cloud DVR service with the Foscam. We have a free trial, so sign up and follow the instructions below on how to get it working with

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Como configurar uma Foscam FI9821W V2 do Mac ou Linux

  • September 25, 2014
  • Angela B.

Foscam FI9821W V2Foscam FI9821W V2 é uma das câmeras IP mais populares atualmente. O seu valor ronda os $150 na Amazon. As instruções incluem um software de configuração da câmera para Windows e Mac, mas ele não é realmente necessário. Nesse artigo, vou mostrar como configurar a câmera sem o software. Tenha em atenção que a porta padrão dessa câmera é a 88. Perdi 30 minutos para o perceber, e ainda mais tempo para entender o que isso significa.

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Why You Should Change Your IP Camera’s Password

  • July 11, 2014
  • Geoffrey Pottow
Meet the Fockers Here is a video from youtube showing an IP camera get “hacked”. This user never changed his username and password from the default so some opportunistic fellow decided to play some mind games with the camera’s owner. He used the camera’s network access to play music through the camera and record the owner. THIS IS SUPER SCARY! let this be a warning to all of us who are too lazy to change passwords. Read More