NAT and Port Forwarding
What is NAT and what does it do?
NAT is Network Address Translation. There are different types of NAT, but we’ll stick to the easy non-technical explanation of ‘Many to One’ NAT.
Your router is a Gateway, or ‘door’ to the Internet. There are two sides to the router, the External (WAN) side and the Internal (LAN) side.
Your computer should be connected on the inside (LAN) with an Internal or private address.
Your computer will only communicate with IP addresses that are on your same subnet. (Address range)
Everything on the outside of the router uses different IP addresses and Subnets […] Continue Reading…
NAT and Port Forwarding
Since there are a lot of Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Cameras available, I will explain in this article on how to best choose the correct PTZ for your Security Camera Installation.
I will start by showing the different parts of a PTZ camera.
1. Parts of a PTZ camera
(a) Housing – Usually composed of an aluminum bell shaped cover (image 1) or some models have abs plastic housings (images 2,3)
(b) Camera module
This is where the image CCD sensor, optical lens, and the motors that control Zoom and Focus are located.
(c) PTZ control board
The PTZ control board processes RS485 data […] Continue Reading…
The technology behind an IP security camera system is constantly evolving and there have been some nice improvements recently. Here at TechPro Security Products, we offer 3 types of systems including ones using IP cameras to provide the video. Although IP cameras may cost a bit more, they are also going to give you the highest resolution available on the market today. This article is going to explain how to set up this type of security camera system using a very useful configuration because some people are a bit intimidated by the networking involved.
There are several different ways that […] Continue Reading…
Planning your security system whether it is commercial or residential can be a daunting task. How much will it cost? What brand of equipment? What type of camera . . . bullet, dome, PTZ? Do you have existing cable in place and is it Cat 5e rated at 1GB or Cat 6 rated at 10GB (limited to 164 feet)? What kind of storage options will you use . . . hard drives, USB storage, cloud storage, onsite servers, etc. Do you have enough bandwidth available to handle HD and Ultra HD cameras? All valid questions and with High Definition […] Continue Reading…
A Guide On Product Series and Product Technology
On SecurityCameraKing.com you may have noticed the following logos in relation to our products. Well, excitingly enough, they are here to help as we grow. Elite and Techpro series products have been a staple to our product line up for quite some time now. As technology advances, the industry changes and customer demand increases we have add to modify our line up and this fall of 2015 we are happy to be introducing our new prime series to our product line up.
These product series labels were created to help you, the user, […] Continue Reading…