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Discuss the Orpen (KNP), Satara (KNP), Addo and Nossob (KTP) webcams
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Re: Questions & Comments about the cams

Unread postby corprid » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:31 pm

I did not read or search the previous discussions regarding my request. Would it be possible to supply us with the respective Web Cam co-ordinates so that we can Google Earth it? This would give us a good indications of the surroundings. Thank you.

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webcam faster than 30 seconds?

Unread postby ossendryver » Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:00 pm

hi
do you ever think they would make these webcams go faster than 30 seconds
to maybe 10 or even live
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Re: webcam faster than 30 seconds?

Unread postby DuQues » Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:03 pm

Not in a loooong while. It simply costs too much.
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Re: webcam faster than 30 seconds?

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:19 pm

And cost me my internet cap too soon every month. :roll: :lol:
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Re: Questions & Comments about the cams

Unread postby African Lynx » Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:31 am

Corprid

Herewith the co-ords for Orpen andf Satara Webcams.

Orpen - 24°28'29.38"S 31°23'36.06"E

Satara - 24°23'36.55"S 31°46'51.07"E

The Orpen view doesn't have much detail, but Satara's you can virtually see the pole that the cams mounted to, well almost

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Re: Questions & Comments about the cams

Unread postby PJL » Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:25 pm

My apologies if this has already been asked before... I've searched and not found anything yet. How much does a webcam cost? The cams in use are obviously better than those we use at home... is the price of the cams one of the main limiting factors to others being added? Or is it more a case of infrastructure such as power/internet connection etc?

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Re: Questions & Comments about the cams

Unread postby bishop3006 » Sun Mar 06, 2011 5:12 pm

Don't know what a cam cost, but I believe that the cost of the associated infrastructure, especially bandwidth, is the biggest cost. I believe that the webcam itself it probably the smallest cost.
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Nassob Webcam Not Changing

Unread postby philly » Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:41 pm

Theres no Change every 30 seconds at Nassob Cam

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Re: Nassob Webcam Not Changing

Unread postby Melrockson » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:59 am

Hi Philly :yaya:

Very nice to have you posting on the forums :thumbs_up:

The Nossob and Satara webcams stay still - not moving around like the Orpen and Addo cams. This is because some people like the cams to move in for a closer view, and some don't - so by having two move and two stay still - it keeps everyone happy.

I hope this makes sense? Hope to see you on the forums more often :lol:

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More web cams in KNP

Unread postby Kevdog777 » Thu May 12, 2011 11:46 am

Is it possible to have more web cams in Kruger Park? Like maybe one at Lower Sabie, or Skukuza, etc.

I truly miss Kruger Park, and the whole of SA!

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Re: More web cams in KNP

Unread postby DuQues » Thu May 12, 2011 12:16 pm

Welcome Kev!

It is unfortunately not possible. The infrastructure doesn't allow it and is often down.
Aside from that it is quite an expensive feature... The server has to dish out about a Terabyte per month already.
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Cam update

Unread postby Henk » Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:48 am

Can anyone help?

If I open the link to any of the Webcams, it does not update the pics. It stays on the pic and time that you opened it on.

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Re: Cam update

Unread postby Werner van Ghent » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:03 am

Thank you for the heads up Henk, there does seem to be a problem on the individual pages, we will attend to it ASAP ;)

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Re: Cam update

Unread postby Werner van Ghent » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:45 am

Henk wrote:Can anyone help?

If I open the link to any of the Webcams, it does not update the pics. It stays on the pic and time that you opened it on.


All fixed up ;) Enjoy !!!

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Q & C

Unread postby Chickadee » Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:26 am

Can someone tell me why the Nossob cam always goes out at night? I'm pretty much assuming it is solar-related, but here in N. America when all the good stuff is going on in the evening/night, the camera is off. I am able to monitor the camera when it is sleepy time for saffies, but there is never any cam pix available. Always shut down.


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