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Archive for the ‘Y-Cam’ Category

How to adjust the night vision settings in your Y-cam Black

April 18th, 2008 by Greg

Y-cam Black LEDs

One of the key features of the Y-cam Black is its night vision mode which, with its 30 built-in infrared lights, allows you to see live video even in complete darkness!

Did you know that it’s possible to have your camera in night vision mode all day long regardless of the light conditions?

This short guide will show you how to adjust the night vision settings in your camera and help you get the most when viewing in the dark.


How to transfer an image using FTP when motion is detected on a Y-cam

April 11th, 2008 by Greg

Home security is important to us all but luckily IP cameras can help protect your home in a number of ways. One popular feature you will find in almost every IP camera is the ability to detect motion or activity in the image. We are going to look at using this to generate images and store them, creating a simple, basic home security system.

Image transfer using FTP

This guide will answer the popular question of how to get your Y-cam White or Y-cam Black to transfer images to an FTP server whenever it detects motion.


View your Y-cam wirelessly from a computer without using a router (Adhoc connection)

April 11th, 2008 by Greg

Y-cam Black

This very simple guide will allow you to configure your Y-cam so that it can be accessed wirelessly from a wireless laptop or computer, without the need for a wireless router.

Adhoc Mode

This connection is known as an “Adhoc” connection which is essentially a way for wireless devices to communicate directly with each other without going through a wireless router.


How to set up a wireless connection in your Y-cam IP camera

April 10th, 2008 by Greg

This is a short guide for those struggling to set up their Y-cam IP camera to work on their wireless network. It is suitable for the following IP cameras: Y-cam White, Y-cam Black, Y-cam Bullet and Y-cam Bullet HD.

For this guide we will assume that the camera is configured and you can access the live image when it is connected to the network with an Ethernet cable (wired connection).


Y-cam MultiLive Multi-Camera Viewing Software Now Available and FREE!

January 9th, 2008 by Greg

Y-cam MultiLive Product Image
We are happy to announce that the people at Y-cam have just launched a free software application which allows you to view live images from up to nine Y-cams simultaneously!

Free Software Download

Y-cam MultiLive is a security monitoring application which you can download for free directly from us here at Network Webcams. The application will allow you to monitor multiple Y-cams with audio using the White or Black models, all from the comfort of one screen.


Y-cam Black – New Year Promotion

January 2nd, 2008 by Greg

Y-cam Black Promotion

Happy New Year for 2008.

We’re celebrating the start of 2008 by slashing the price of one of our popular IP cameras, the Y-cam Black.

The Y-cam Black is a compact IP Network Camera allowing you to access live video from your local network or even across the Internet. Specifically designed for small business or home users, the Y-cam Black can be used in offices, reception areas, small retail outlets or for home security, giving peace of mind. It’s also ideal for use as a baby monitor, nurserycam, pet cam or for keeping an eye on elderly relatives.

The Y-cam Black features:

  • Wireless 802.11b/g connectivity
  • Night vision mode using its 30 built-in infrared LEDs
  • 1-way audio. Listen in to sounds in the camera’s location
  • Small and compact with multiple mounting options – ideal if you want to keep the camera discreet
  • Video motion detection built in
  • Record video clips with audio
  • Free 5m power extension cable and free multi-camera viewing software

You can order in the UK and Europe by calling our sales team on +44 (0) 151 633 2111 or purchase below through our secure online store: Y-cam Black mini wireless IP camera

You can order in the U.S. by calling 516-522-2580 or purchase through our online store: Y-cam Black mini wireless IP camera

Delivery is free to mainland UK and continental U.S.

offer valid to 31/01/08