How to Factory Reset Advidia Cameras That Have a Physical Reset Button

Mike O.
2017-07-11 17:45

Description:

This article shows you how to hard reset or factory reset Advidia cameras that have a physical button.
 
 
Solution:
 

Advidia A-Series with physical reset buttons:   A-15 / A-28-Z / A-35 / A-44 / A-44-IR / A-44-IR-V2 / A-46 / A-47 / A-54 / A-54-OD / A-54-V2 / A-55 / A-64 / A-65

Advidia B-Series with physical reset buttons:   B-31 / B-33 / B-51

Advidia E-Series with physical reset buttons:   E-37-V

Advidia VP-Series with physical reset buttons: VP-4 / VP-8 / VP-16

    • Steps:

1.  With the unit powered on, press and hold the reset button on back of unit (or under the dome) for 30 seconds.

2.  Without releasing the reset button, unplug the power cable and hold reset for another 30 seconds.

          • If it is a PoE camera, disconnect the network cable.

3.  Plug the power cable back in while STILL holding the reset button a final 30 seconds.

          • If it is a PoE camera, plug in the network cable.
 

Advidia B-Series with physical reset buttons:   B-210 / B-5360

    • Steps:

1.  With the unit powered on, press and hold the reset button on back of unit (or under the dome) for 30 seconds or until the blue LED (underneath the camera module) lights up.

 

Advidia P-Series with physical reset buttons:   P-24 / P-25 / P-3360-OD

    • Steps:

1.  With the unit powered off, hold down the initial set button.

2.  Plug the power cable back in while STILL holding the initial set button for 5 seconds or more.

3.  The camera will start up after about 2 minutes of taking off the INITIAL SET button and the settings including the network settings will be initialized.

 

Advidia P-Series with physical reset buttons:   P-240

    • Steps:

1.  With the unit powered off, move the initial set switch to the ON position.

2.  Power on the camera.

          • The camera will start up and all the settings including the network settings will be initialized. The live indicator will light orange → light off → blink orange → light orange.  The initialization will be complete when the live indicator lights orange.

3.  Power off the camera.

          • Do not turn off the power of the camera during initialization. Otherwise, it may fail to initialize and may cause malfunction.

4.  With the unit powered off, move the initial set switch to the OFF position.

5.  Power on the camera.

 

This will revert all settings including the network back to defaults.  For the camera's default IP address, please visit Advidia's support site: Advidia Camera & Encoder Support

 

NOTE:  The following cameras do NOT have physical reset buttons: A-14 / A-34 / A-34W / A-45 / A-200 / A-200-P / VP-1 / VP-16-L / VP-8-V2 / VP-16-V2

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