RTSP Stream URLs for HD-CVI DVRs (1080P HD-CVI)

Some applications or viewing tools use the RTSP protocol to pull a camera's stream. This requires a specifically formatted URL. The URL for each device are as follows:




Note: The bracketed items are variables which you need to input according to your setup. Explanations of each variable are given below.

[username] - username to login to the DVR or NVR
[password] - password
[IPaddress] - IP address of the device. If you are not on the same local network, this should be the external IP address of the device's network.
[port] - port number
[channel] - channel number of the stream
[stream] - view the Main or Sub stream. (main stream is 0, sub stream is 1) 

Example: rtsp://admin:admin@

For more information on how to stream RTSP URLs on your DVR, please click on the video provided below. 

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