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by ArgylePhoto
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: PC configuration
Topic: Do I need both New and Stored Folders?
Replies: 6
Views: 1658

Do I need both New and Stored Folders?

I'm wondering if some of the CPU usage issues I've seen mentioned are contributed to by heavy disk activity? From the manual, it seems every 5 minutes BI5 is looking to move files around to do housekeeping and the 2:00 AM database stuff is just to refresh the database itself. So I'm wondering 'What ...
by ArgylePhoto
Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: Dual monitors
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

Re: Dual monitors

I tried opening a group as a desktop frame, sliding it across to the second monitor and having it Auto-Cycle. That works except that any (or all) cameras that are being Auto-Cycled do not appear anymore in the first monitor. The two monitors are separated by a 35 foot HDMI cable, and ideally I'd lik...
by ArgylePhoto
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: PC configuration
Topic: Overly high Cpu Usage :(
Replies: 6
Views: 2119

Re: Overly high Cpu Usage :(

So, I have a similar problem. Lenovo i7, 8gb mem, 1 X 256 GB SSD, 1 X WD Purple 4TB, 9 cameras. Cameras 15 frames/sec and watched a couple of BItips videos on YouTube for optimizing performance. All the cameras (various Reolink models) are set to Direct To Disk. Regarding the disk I/O, I have the so...
by ArgylePhoto
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: Dual monitors
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

Re: Dual monitors

Question re dual monitors: Newbie here. I have BI5 with dual monitors, want to have one monitor as operators console, other auto-cycling through cameras. Dual monitors are configured in Windows 10 as Extend. I'm guessing--from what I've seen here--that I would need to create a group with the cameras...
by ArgylePhoto
Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: Group frame
Replies: 8
Views: 2175

Re: Group frame

As a newbie, trying to find out how to auto-cycle all cameras (in a group?) on a second monitor, where the dual monitors are configured as Extend in Windows. I'm thinking I will may to open a group in a new desktop frame and then slide that over to the second monitor and then auto-cycle the group? C...