Momentum Axel-720P

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"Although the information we release has been verified and shown to work to the best our knowledge, we cant be held accountable for bricked devices or roots gone wrong." [[File:|100px|left|thumb]] This page will be dedicated to a general overview, descriptions, and information related to the Momentum Axel 720P.


The Momentum Axel 720P is a Wi-Fi camera with a built in microphone, speaker, motion detection. Comes with free iPhone/Android app for control of the device. Recordings can be stored on micro SD card (not included) or cloud storage with a subscription. Sold at Walmart and Target. For more information, see



Root: Custom Firmware Upgrade via SD Card

Root shell over telnet can be enabled by creating a custom firmware, naming it 'ezviz.dav', placing it on the SD card, and rebooting:

1. Download Hikvision packer/unpacker (to Linux PC):

2. Download original firmware:

3. ./hikpack -t r0 -x digicap.dav -o newfw

4. cd newfw

5. unsquahsfs app.img

6. cd squashfs-root

7. nano and add '/bin/busybox telnetd &' to the end to enable telnet (or make any changes you want)

8. cd ..

9. mksquashfs squashfs-root/ app.img -comp xz -b 256K -noappend -force-uid 4145 -force-gid 4148

10. rm -rf squashfs-root

11. ./hikpack -t r0 -p ezviz.dav -o newfw

12. Copy ezviz.dav to SD card

13. Insert SD card to camera

14. Reboot camera

15. Log in to telnet with root/EHLGVG

  • NOTE: The root password is hard-coded to all devices.