Config

Remotely configure your SolarCam.

Online SolarCam settings :

You have a working solarcam through this form you can change the settings of your webcam.

This configuration is read and applied once daily in the morning, or sending the "Tests" SMS command.
Name and the "slow" mode can only be changed by email request.
Important :
-If You do not complete a field (eg, frequency), the current value will remain in place.
-Do not hesitate to contact SolarCam if in doubt.

-Use In 2 steps :

    1-Load your configuration with the button 'LOAD'
    2-Edit then press 'SAVE' button
    Each time, revalidate the captcha.

E-mail: *

IMEI of the Webcam (15 digits): *


1- Load the current "Online" configuration of your SolarCam.

2- Save the configuration on your SolarCam.


SolarCam Start of configuration :
Account creation date (YYMM) :
TimeLapse, checked by default:

    This option should be enabled to start iwebcam (start the Smartphone, and wait ...):          
    Uncheck to stop iwebcam, you can still use SMS commands.          
    Notes:          
    "Tests" message reload this configuration in the camera.          
    "Break" message stop timelapse.          
    If 3G or wifi is misconfigured, the smartphone will reboot indefinitely !.

Transmission mode (3G or Wifi).

Image :
Please read the FAQ to estimate your data usage.
Image frequency (from 1 to 120min):

Photo size (2 to 10, see table below):

    -SolarCam XL : 3: 1280 x 720 5: 1920 x 1080(HD) 2: 640 x 480 4: 1280 x 960 10: 3264 x 2448 (8MegaPix)
    -SolarCam Mini : 3: 1280 x 720 5: 1920 x 1080(HD) 2: 640 x 480 4: 1280 x 960 10: 2592 x 1944 (5MegaPix)

Password Protection Web: (Private accounts - remove to disable logon password - update every morning)
Password :

Energy Options : Avoid running out of energy !
The average voltage on a nice day should be 4V, below your solarcam consumes too much !

    -Lower frequency consume less,
    -Adjust the solar panel,
    -Add a new panel.

You can here change the general behavior iwebcam.
Attention in case of improper use, the webcam can stop!
Replace with default values ​​if any doubt.
Important: Below 3.8v, there is a problem, the phone may turn off, automatic restart won't be possible.

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Start Time (in hour, default 6):

Stop time (in hour, default 22):

Light threshold (default 90):

Period with light threshold, red arrows (in hour, default 3):

Special Options :

Non Stop: The webcam will work 24/24.
Flash ON.
No autofocus.
Auto mode: automatic timelapse management depending of the battery level (from V56).
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Photos saved on SD, without 3G/Wifi transmission, except by SMS commands. (from v55).
Photos saved on SD, with 3G/Wifi transmission. (from v56).
Display temperature °C. (Sony Lithium - from V54).
No forwarding of unsolicited SMS.
Admin_Protection: If checked, Admin mode will be applied (for clubs).
FTP : Check option "FTP" to activate FTP transfer.

    Server (ex: ftp.ovh.net):

    Login (ex: mylogin):

    Password (ex: 1234):

A folder with name of your camera will be created in the root of your FTP.
In this folder, you can add a transparent layer image (mycamera.png) to be superimposed on your image.
ie with Marseille_6 SolarCam: Marseille_6.png

Number of days saved on server*: (0 to 30 days)
* Only the last 3 days will be kept on the server if:
          - your SolarCam is public.
          - your SolarCam is Private with an active option: Interval <5min, or FreqAuto or FTP option.

Debug Options:
Debug (from V56).
Test Bat : Battery Test Mode. Please have look to the FAQ to get more informations.
Switch to airplane mode at night to preserve the battery. (from V58).
OTA : Enable automatic update. (micro SD necessary - from V53).
TimeOut: (Between 30 and 55s, a larger timeout will consume more energy, default 30)
Between 2 images, 3G or WIFI are automatically shut off to save energy.

Any Public / Private account unused or not validated will be removed or desactivated.