Momentum Axel-720P

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Momentum Axel 720P

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 placing this customized firmware onto the micro SD card, and rebooting the camera. After reboot, you can log in to telnet with root/EHLGVG.


Build Your Own Firmware =

Alternatively, you can build your own firmware by following these instructions:

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.