Author Topic: Foscam FI8910W Keeps Falling Off Network and Changing IP Address  (Read 8122 times)

35remington

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Let me just get this out of the way first: I love iCam.  Your software rocks, and we feel much safer knowing we can log in and see our home while we're away. 

Problem: Almost once a week, I get the "No Sources Found" error in the app.  I call my wife at home, she unplugs the cameras from the wall and plugs them back in.  Still no sources found.  I use LogMeIn to connect to the iMac, open Foscam's IP tool, and paste the new local IP addresses (like 10.0.1.9:6001) into iCamSource.  Then we're back in business for another 7 days or so.

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iCamSource 2.4.8 on a late-2011 iMac w/ Lion
Airport Extreme
(2) Foscam FI8910W

Not sure if I'm missing a step here, or if I left out any details.  Please let me know, and I will add them.

OUAnthony

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Re: Foscam FI8910W Keeps Falling Off Network and Changing IP Address
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2012, 10:44:36 PM »
You need to assign your camera a static IP address instead of allowing it to have an IP address assigned by the router. To do that, login to your camera's webpage and assign it the IP address that you currently have added to icamsource. In your example, that would be: 10.0.1.9

That should fix the problem.

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Re: Foscam FI8910W Keeps Falling Off Network and Changing IP Address
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2012, 05:31:32 PM »
You need to assign your camera a static IP address instead of allowing it to have an IP address assigned by the router. To do that, login to your camera's webpage and assign it the IP address that you currently have added to icamsource. In your example, that would be: 10.0.1.9

That should fix the problem.

This fixed my problem. Thank you very much for your help and patience.

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Re: Foscam FI8910W Keeps Falling Off Network and Changing IP Address
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2012, 05:52:31 PM »
Glad I could help!