CCTV Cable and Connector Types



CCTV Cable and Connector Types


When you first open up your system you may find yourself asking, “How do I connect all these wires and connectors?” As the surveillance industry grows and develops, so to do the methods of recording. Each different type of system has its own somewhat unique type of CCTV cable and/or connector. Today I’d like to break down the different cable types and how to terminate the appropriate wires that come with your system. But, before we begin, it is important to note that most of our products come with a lifetime of tech support and this service is invaluable […] Continue Reading…

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The Advantages of a “Tribrid” Digital / Network Video Recorder



The Advantages of a “Tribrid” Digital / Network Video Recorder


The field of security camera and video recording technology is changing every day. Advances are constantly being made. Sometimes change can happen so fast that there’s a need to merge different technologies into a single device, especially when there’s a need to support older technologies because it still may be in heavy use.

In the security tech world, this is where the Tribrids come in.

The basic concept behind “Tribrid” DVRs aren’t a exactly new. Far from it. Previous to the release of Tribrid DVRs, there were Hybrid DVRs. Hybrids are capable of streaming […] Continue Reading…

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Viewing CCTV on a Big Screen TV using an Android Mini PC



Viewing CCTV on a Big Screen TV using an Android Mini PC


A lot of our customers purchase high-value systems that do not have extra features, and unlike the flagship systems, they are limited in some of their capabilities. In my previous article, “Where is my Video Signal? Understanding Video Resolution!” I went over the ways the customer can view his cameras and also the types of video outs that our DVR/NVRs have. Not all of our units that we offer have the secondary HDMI port or Spot out. One of the most desired features that the user wants is to customize the view of his exciting CCTV system. It starts […] Continue Reading…

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Get The Best Performance and Longest Life Out of Your Security Hard Drives!



Get The Best Performance and Longest Life Out of Your Security Hard Drives!


Newer and larger security hard drives are always coming to the market, and there are bound to be a few kinks that need to be worked out with performance. This article will explain, in detail, how the security hard drives work and the best configuration when it comes to getting the longest life out of your drive as possible. When you have more than one drive in a DVR/NVR, all of the data will write to just one of the drives. While the one drive is spinning and is being written to the other drive(s) lay dormant. In other […] Continue Reading…

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How to Create your own Speed Cam with TechProSecurity Network Cameras and Speed Cam Software



How to Create your own Speed Cam with TechProSecurity Network Cameras and Speed Cam Software


Many communities that have families, especially with children, are implementing ways to prevent homeowners or their guests from speeding in their communities. This is for safety reasons, as well as to gain revenue for Maintenance and Security. Sometimes they have a Security Officer on site which is not enough since they can only report to a police officer. There is also no way to log every vehicle that comes and goes without having multiple officers and a Speed Gun, which is an expensive device ranging from 200$ – 600$ for a good model. This can get pricey especially when there […] Continue Reading…

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