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    How to upgrade to a new WebUI or Firmware (VGA Cameras)




    Please download the newest version of the WebUI or Firmware from our website. Go to the Download section on our website. Please select your camera model and scroll to the end of the page for the corresponding download links. Please read the instructions carefully to make an informed decision on which Software you have to download. Both updates - web user interface and firmware - can either be done through the INSTAR camera tool or the camera´s webUI and the update procedure is the same for Windows, MacOSX and LINUX respectively. Always update the Firmware first before updating the web user interface.

    Download section on www.instar.com
    Download the newest Firmware and WebUI files from download.instar.com.




    Sometimes your camera´s WebUI might not behave the way you want. You updated your camera´s software, but it still shows you the old version ? An update should bring new functions to the user interface - but they are nowhere to be seen? Or you simply cannot change a setting? Your Browser might have cached old parts of the user interface and refuses to reload the new or updated files. Here is how you can get rid of your browsers browsing history in several common browsers:


    How to clear your Browsing History after an Update





    Update via the WebUI

    To update the camera through the web user interface simply open Sytem/Update and click on Choose File to upload the bin update file you downloaded earlier. After selecting the file click on submit to start the update. Please wait for the camera to reboot and reload the user interface. Never unplug the camera during this process!

    Update your camera´s software through the camera´s web user interface (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Choose the bin file you downloaded earlier and click on submit.




    Update via Camera Tool

    Start the INSTAR camera tool and open the Update tab.

    Update your camera´s software through the INSTAR camera tool (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Open the Update tab.



    Press the Search button and choose your camera from the list above. Type in your login user name and password for the camera.

    Update your camera´s software through the INSTAR camera tool (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Select the camera you want to update.



    Select to either update the firmware or web user interface of your camera. Please make sure to always update the firmware first before applying a webUI Update.

    Update your camera´s software through the INSTAR camera tool (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Please choose if you want to update the firmware or webUI of your camera.



    Click on Browse button and select the Firmware or WebUI bin file you downloaded earlier. Press Open to confirm your selection. Please make sure to unzip the WebUI update file before you upload it to the camera!

    Update your camera´s software through the INSTAR camera tool (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Choose the bin file for your firmware or webUI update you downloaded earlier.



    Click on Submit to upload the Firmware or WebUI bin file to the camera. Please wait for the camera to install the new software and to reboot. This process might take up to 5min - please makes sure never to unplug the camera before the update process completed!.

    Update your camera´s software through the INSTAR camera tool (Win/MacOSX/Linux)
    Click on submit to start the update process - this might take up to 5min!




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