Networking wireless Trendnet camera

July 1, 2009 at 03:46:37
Specs: Windows XP, AM2/4gig
If this has been answered before, sorry, I'm a hardware guru never really messed with networking until now so I hope somebody can help me. I generally pick this stuff up pretty fast once someone shows me the basics; this one really stumping please....

Hardware setup, Home network consisting of:
Desktop PC-running xp 64 bit prof
Bedroom Media server-running xp 32 bit prof
Xbox 360
VOIP phone (tmobile at home)

Netgear WNDR3300 dual band access point/router
Linksys dual sim card router for the tmobile at home voip phone

The media server and the xbox 360 are served networking via a Linksys dual band game adapter and a small 4 port netgear switch that allows the xbox and the media server to share internet and networking off the linksys game adapter.

I'm trying to get a trendnet TV-IP201W wireless G camera to work on the network. I already called trendnet they were useless; it works wired they blame it on the wireless Netgear router that it won't work wirelessly. I can ping the camera if it's wired, can't when trying to go wireless. The camera supposedly needs a static IP but it also has settings to receive address via dhcp.

The netgear router is the one that attaches to the computer, the tmobile at home linksys product connects to the netgear and my cables for my wired pcs are connected to the linksys.

The netgear router is accessed via, the linksys router is accessed via, both use subnet

The netgear router has dhcp enabled and is serving the IP addresses.

I have no issues getting internet serving enabled from the linksys game adapter, xbox complains about it a little bit but it works anyhow. I "used" to be able to get either the bedroom media server or the desktop to see the other on the network (but I've never had the desktop and the media server able to see each other at the same time, it's always been one not both) and pass files back and forth but that has not worked for awhile (I suspect a MS$ update broke it). The net works and that's mostly what I care about.

What could I be doing wrong with the trendnet camera???? Like I said trendnet was worthless, they'd have me believe that all I should need to do is give the camera the network name (SSID) and it all should work; it doesn't. I got it working wirelessly once, on reboot didn't work again.

I found a hint on a customer review of the camera that if you have your network set to that it will be a difficult install to make the camera work.

I have been fooling with this for days, I'm sure anyone with a lick of knowledge can tell exactly what's going on so helppppp. I'm a bit convinced that perhaps the xp 64 bit on the desktop could be part of the issue (Trendnet said nothing when I told them that was the issue). I'm a bit tempted to see what may happen if I hook the camera to the bedroom server by cable and try to ping it.


The camera information is as follows:
static IP, subnet mask,
default gateway

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July 1, 2009 at 07:41:47

That ^^ can't be right!

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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July 1, 2009 at 08:57:01
AND IP can't have a default gateway of
That ip would have a gateway of 192.168.0.x

Next issue is wireless should be encrypted. Question is it in the router and does the wireless camera have wireless encryption support and at what level [wep only, or wpa/wpa2]

The customer review is by someone who doesn't know what they are talking about. What ip subnet does not matter.

Personally I would have setup the two routers like so

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July 1, 2009 at 09:40:19
yes dude thats really awsome


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