Configuring Insteon Wi-Fi Camera with a Mac or PC using Wi-Fi

Getting Started

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Connect your camera to power and your router. You won't need ethernet after setup.

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Connect the cables to your camera.

Download and launch the Camera Setup Assistant for your Mac or PC.

Setup with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android devices requires Insteon Hub and the Insteon app.

 

If you have not already done so, connect your camera to power and your router using the supplied ethernet cable. It can take up to two minutes for your camera to complete its startup process.

The Camera Assistant will display a list of all detected cameras. Double-click the camera that you would like to configure. 

 

Enter the camera's default account credentials. When ready, click Log In.

  • Default User Name: "admin"
  • Default Password: blank

Click the button that corresponds to your computer's internet browser. This guide assumes you are using Firefox, Chrome or Safari.

 

Click Device Managment

Click Alias Settings

Give your camera a name. When ready, click Submit.

 

Click Users Settings

Enter a password for the admin user account. This information is used to secure your camera.

  • The maximum password length is 12 characters
  • The password must contain letters and numbers only; no special characters (!@#$%^&*, etc.) are permitted
  • The password cannot contain spaces

When ready, click Submit.

When prompted, enter your camera's new password and click Log In.

 

Click Basic Network Settings

Change the port from 80 to 25106.

If you are setting up more than one camera, increase the port number for each successive camera to ensure that every camera has a unique port number.

When ready, tap Submit.

 
 

Connect Using Wi-Fi

Follow these steps if you want to connect your camera using Wi-Fi

Connect using ethernet instead →

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Close your browser and return to the Insteon Camera Setup Assistant.

It can take up to two minutes for your camera to restart. When complete, it will reappear in the Camera Assistant. Double-click your camera to return to the web interface.

Click Wireless LAN Settings

Click Scan

 

Select your Wi-Fi network from the list. If you don't see your network, ensure that you've connected the antenna to your camera.

Enter your Wi-Fi network password and click Submit.

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After clicking Submit, disconnect the ethernet cable from your camera and close your browser. It may take up to two minutes for your camera to restart.

If you do not disconnect the ethernet cable, your camera will not switch to Wi-Fi.
 

Return to the Insteon Camera Setup Assistant. Your camera should be automatically detected.

Write down the IP address displayed to the right of the camera name. You will need this later when configuring remote access.

Right-click (or control-click on a Mac) and select Network Configuration

Uncheck Obtain IP from DHCP Server. IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS Server should auto-populate.

If the fields are empty, follow the steps in this article to gather the required information and fill out the four fields.

 
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Enter your camera password and click OK. It may take up to two minutes for your camera to restart.

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Your camera is now ready for remote access setup. Follow the steps in this article to complete remote access setup on your router.

 
 
 

Connect Using Ethernet

Follow these steps if you want to connect your camera using Ethernet

Return to the Insteon Camera Setup Assistant. Your camera should be automatically detected.

Write down the IP address displayed to the right of the camera name. You will need this later when configuring remote access.

Right-click (or control-click on a Mac) and select Network Configuration

Uncheck Obtain IP from DHCP Server. IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS Server should auto-populate. 

If the fields are empty, follow the steps in this article to gather the required information and fill out the four fields.

 

Enter your camera password and click OK. It may take up to two minutes for your camera to restart.

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Your camera is now ready for remote access setup. Follow the steps in this article to complete remote access setup on your router.

 
 

Guides, Manuals and Downloads

 

Basic Troubleshooting

 

Optional Wall Mount

 
 

Mount the optional bracket using screws and wall anchors.

 

Different wall materials require different fasteners. Use the appropriate type for your mounting surface. Drywall screws and anchors have been provided. Use caution when drilling holes in walls that may contain live electrical wires.

 

Camera Firmware

 

Current Wi-Fi Camera Firmware

Device 11.37.2.59
Web UI 2.001.10.9