Amcrest IP Camera

The amcrest platform allows you to integrate your Amcrest IP camera in Home Assistant.

To enable your camera in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: amcrest
    host: IP_ADDRESS
    username: USERNAME
    password: PASSWORD

Configuration variables:

  • host (Required): The IP address or hostname of your camera. If using hostname, make sure the DNS works as expected.
  • username (Required): The username for accessing your camera.
  • password (Required): The password for accessing your camera.
  • name (Optional): This parameter allows you to override the name of your camera. The default is “Amcrest Camera”.
  • port (Optional): The port that the camera is running on. The default is 80.
  • resolution (Optional): This parameter allows you to specify the camera resolution. For a high resolution (1080/720p), specify the option high. For VGA resolution (640x480p), specify the option low. If omitted, it defaults to high.