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The web cam at Matabixo stopped working on September 18th and various reboots of the network and camera did nothing. Not being in the Algarve I contacted StrongAnswer in Lagoa the following day and they replied back on September 24th.; that the technician could not fix the camera, it was broken, and forwarded a quote for the installation of a new camera of a different make (Hikvision, being <the best solution in quality>, as per their email).

I agreed on their quote in order to get the image back on-line as fast possible. Further I asked for the old, rather expensive, Mobotix camera to be posted to me and accepted to pay a further 95 euro excluding vat for this. Still on the same day, September 24th, I made an immediate transfer of the full amount for a new camera, installation and postage of the old. Mobotix fix or rebuild their cameras, in Germany. The list price of the MX-M25-D036 is 800 euro excluding vat and it was only 2 years old (the previous Mobotix lasted for 8+ years).

From my full payment of the quote / invoice on September 24, I only received excuses of why nothing happened; the new camera didn't work either, the weather was bad, etc. etc., only after menacing publication of the events, the new camera was installed on November 6th - 43 days later.

The quality is far from being <the best solution in quality>, the angle of image too narrow compared to the old camera, as you can see on https://www.cam2.carvoeiro.com/. And it now seems to be out of order (November 18th).

Needless to mention I haven't received my Mobotix either.... Hopefully this will get their attention?

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Steen the picture is stuck on a night shot.
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I would be very surprised if this fact had not been noticed ?
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mixerman wrote: Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:31 pm I would be very surprised if this fact had not been noticed ?
You never know.
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I would be sending that Camera back...
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Alternative camera available here:
https://beachcam.meo.pt/livecams/

Carvoeiro is half way down the righthand column. Once loaded it streams live video.
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Steen - no progress on the webcam situation ? - Rubbish at present - J
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Now the cam2carvoeiro-link leads to MEO beachcam...but only a screenshots every hour
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better than a veiw of someones mail box !
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i see some one has had a fiddle with the webcam , a little clearer , but now not on the beach !
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Turned up towards the sky but still smeared. White spirit needed to clean the lens and adjust down.

Where is the camera ? Can one of our more fit forum members not get to it ?
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well roy i guess there are not many people interested in the webcam ?

after all this time nothing positive has been done .

anyone interested in sorting this thing out ?
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I've missed the view from the web cam, not been since 7th February and it will probably be next February before we see our apartment again. :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(
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