Camius IP security cameras, surveillance NVR and DVR recorders are shipped with the latest firmware. Firmware files are regularly updated to introduce new features and enhance the user experience. Once a new version is available, you can download the respective firmware file to upgrade your device.

To download the firmware, it is important to create an account on You will need to log into your account in order to access and download the firmware.

Upgrade your IP camera or recorder using the Device Config Tool

  • Download the new firmware for your device
  • Download and install Device Config Tool for PC or Mac
  • Click on the ‘Upgrade’ button on top and select your device.
  • Click ‘Open’ at the bottom and choose your firmware file.
  • Enter the username and password of your device and click Upgrade.

Upgrading your Camius NVR or DVR using a USB drive

  • Download the new firmware for your device
  • Extract the file into your USB drive
  • Insert the USB drive into the recorder’s USB port
  • Under Setup / System / Maintenance / Upgrade… click ‘Scan‘ to browse and choose the file.
  • Click the ‘Start‘ button to start the process.


  • Do not upgrade your device firmware remotely.
  • Make sure the device is always powered during the firmware upgrade; power failure during the firmware upgrade can damage the device.

Device settings should remain unchanged, but you could backup and restore settings under Maintenance / Parameter Management.