Reolink IPCamera Image Tile Hubitat® Dashboard

Summary

So I can find this if I forget.

Reolink IPCamera Image Tile

Dashboard.
Add Tile
Pick A Device: {No device}
Pick A Template: Image
Image URL:
http://192.168.2.119/cgi-bin/api.cgi?cmd=Snap&channel=0&rs=wuuPhkmUCeI9WG7C&user=admin&password=123456
Refresh Interval (seconds):
1

The HTTP Image URL should be:

http://(ip address)/cgi-bin/api.cgi?cmd=Snap&channel=0&rs=(any combination of numbers and letters)&user=(user name)&password=(user password)

For example, if your Reolink camera's IP address is 192.168.2.119, the username is admin and the password is 123456, then the URL should be:
http://192.168.2.119/cgi-bin/api.cgi?cmd=Snap&channel=0&rs=wuuPhkmUCeI9WG7C&user=admin&password=123456

Applies to: All Reolink IP cameras (except: B800, Reolink battery-powered cameras, Reolink E1, and Reolink E1 pro).

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Thanks for posting this. I plan to get a few Reolink cams this summer, so this will come in handy.

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Hey this is awesome, just did it for all of my Reolink cameras. Thanks!

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if you don't mind spending a little coin (~$70), I am interfacing with Blue Iris and it is working great.

Why not the battery powered cameras? I was looking to buy the Argus - or the Argus Pro...

/jan

Probably Reolink wanted to minimize battery failures. Allowing access outside their control would introduce variables that could severely impact their bottom-line.

Same but different rationale for the E1 and E1 pro, limiting access to cloud based cameras is the business plan. Although I did read something about the E1 pro being accessible via Blue Iris, so it might now work with this HTTP Image URL.

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Thanks Ranchitat :slight_smile:

Meanwhile I found this article which is pretty much in line w. what you said:

/jan

I have four Reolink cameras on my house and they are all POE. I use QVR Pro to record them and Monocle Gateway to view them on my Echo Show's and my Fire TV 4k Sticks. They are great quality and infinitely reliable. Lately I have used the technique listed above to create HE dashboards of the four cameras and I have voice commands to display them in a quad format on my Google Chromecast Ultra using the CATT Director App. I also use Fully Kiosk Director to voice command the same quad camera display over to my wall mounted tablet running the Fully Kiosk Web Browser in android.

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hi there, just wanted to confirm the original listed URL in this thread works fine with the E1 Zoom (on camera firmware 20121108).
thanks guys

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A (very lazy) API reference, download link in the article:
https://support.reolink.com/hc/en-us/articles/900000629206-Where-Can-I-Get-Reolink-Camera-s-CGI-API-File

http://192.168.1.192/cgi-bin/api.cgi?cmd=Snap&channel=2&rs=wuuPhkmUCeI9WG7C&user=USER&password=PASSWORD

swap USER and PASSWORD for your actual real credentials

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