The serial number for your device may be required for various tasks such as adding the camera into the Amcrest View Pro app or other P2P-related services or software. The serial number for the IP5M-T1179EW-28MM can be found on the serial tag which is located on the camera's wiring by the Ethernet port as shown in the image below.
The serial tag will provide the following information, the serial number, model number, power adapter input recommendations (if not using PoE), as well as a scannable QR Code which includes quick access to the serial number. Please note, the serial number for your device can also be located using the Amcrest IP Config tool. This is free software provided by Amcrest which will display all connected Amcrest devices on your network
Finding the Model Number Using the Amcrest IP Config Tool
If you do not have access to the serial number tag directly you can also locate the serial number for your device using the Amcrest IP Config tool on your computer. This is a free software offered by Amcrest that will automatically scan your home network and locate the credentials of a connected device. If you are interested in downloading the Amcrest IP Config tool, click here.
The software is available for both Windows and Mac users. Each version can be found on the downloads page. Please make sure the camera and the computer are on the same network. For more information on how to locate the serial number using the Amcrest IP Config tool, follow the instructions provided below.
Step 1: Download and install the Amcrest IP Config tool from the Amcrest downloads page.
Step 2: Run the software and let it scan your network. When a connected device is detected, the device will be displayed in the software.
Note: The computer and the device you are searching for must be on the same network when
Step 3: Locate the SN field. This will be the serial number for your device.