How do i default a Hikvision IP camera?
1. Press and hold the reset button on the camera for a total of 1.5 minutes (90 Seconds).
2. After the first 30 seconds disconnect the network cable with your other hand, do not let up on the reset button. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Re-connect the network cable, again do not let up on the reset button. Wait 30 seconds.
4. Release the reset button.
The camera is now in a factory un-activated state.
THis how to assumes that the camera is getting power over the eithernet cable. PoE