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How to Set Up a Reusable Link to a Remote Camera

When a host is in a remote location it is helpful to create a reusable camera link to avoid creating a camera link for each show.

This support note describes how to use OBS.Ninja to create a reusable remote camera link that can be used across shows. OBS.Ninja is free and does not require an install, it is browser-based.

How to Set Up a Reusable Link to a Remote Camera

  1. At the OBS location, open your browser and navigate to

  2. Select "Create Reusable Invite".

  3. Enter a name for your reusable link and select "Generate The Invite Link"

  4. Copy the Guest Invite Link and send it to the remote host by your favorite method, e.g. txt or email.

  5. Copy the OBS Browser Source Link and open OBS

  6. Select an existing scene or create a new scene. To create a new scene see the support article "How to create an OBS Scene"

  7. Create a Source, "+" sign at the bottom of the Source window, lower left side of the screen, and select Browser as a Source

  8. Under "Create new", enter a name and select OK

  9. Enter the OBS Browser Source Link into the URL field, select Control audio via OBS to hear the sound, and select OK.

  10. At the location of the remote host, you will have received the "Guest Invite Link". Select the "Guest Invite Link" and open it in a browser.

  11. Select "Share your Camera".

  12. Select your video and audio source and then select the "START" button.

  13. The remote camera will now be showing in OBS.

OBS.Ninja References:

  2. Ninja Docs
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