D-Link DCS-920

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Usage Information


The D-Link DCS-920 works for video, but zoom is not yet implemented.

I had to set my camera to 640X480 to avoid losing the connection every 1-2 minutes.


  • Browser based
  • 802.11g WLAN
  • 10/100mbit LAN
  • 30fps max
  • active motion detector
  • MPEG4 compression
  • UPnP, DynDNS
  • Real-Time Live Video
  • compatible with DCS-70 outdoor mount

Adding IP Cameras and Motion Wrapper

IP cameras can be used under the Motion Wrapper to enable it to detect motion and alert based on that function.

Add Motion Wrapper

  • Open your webadmin control panel and on the left pane at the bottom click on Show Device Tree.
  • In the left pane Click on core/hybrid.
  • On the right pane near the top, click on Create Child Device, then leave everything blank and click Pick Device Template button.
  • Click the pull down box under Device Template and find the template labeled Motion Wrapper, select this item and click Pick Device Template

Add IP Camera as child of the Motion Wrapper

  • Now on the right pane, click Create Child Device again. Enter your IP Cameras IP address and MAC address here, then click Pick Device Template
  • Click the pull down box under Device Template and use Generic Motion IP Camera, then click Pick Device Template
  • Now on the right window pane, under Device Info fill in your camera's MAC address, it is located on a sticker on the back of the camera.
  • Still on the right window pane, scroll down to Device Data and fill in the following:

USERNAME: <username you assigned>
PASSWORD: <password you assigned>

Checking for video

  • Now click save at the bottom, RESTART your router
  • on your mce interface, go to Security -> Generic Analog Camera to see if it's working.