The Importance of Bench Testing Your Security Camera Equipment



The Importance of Bench Testing Your Security Camera Equipment


The importance of “bench testing” your security camera equipment can often be overlooked and this can lead to unforeseen delays in the installation process.  There are many advantages to bench testing that are often overlooked by many installers and this can make the process of installing the cameras longer and cause unnecessary damage to the equipment. In order to avoid these potential pitfalls we are going to discuss some basic questions you should know that can make this process simple and easy for you to complete yourself.  What is bench testing? How do I conduct a bench test? What are […] Continue Reading…

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Networking Tools for the Professionals (Open Source)



Networking Tools for the Professionals (Open Source)


DNS – Domain Name System

There comes a point where some of us create intricate networks for our Small Businesses or Homes and run into issues that in some cases can be stressful without the correct networking tools. In this article I will be showing you some great networking tools and some tricks here and there on how to properly fix your network issues.

I will turn you to the first tool called “DIG”. This is a tool that is made by the Internet System Consortium which is the same group that produces BIND DNS Server software which runs on almost all […] Continue Reading…

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Frame Rate vs Resolution in Security Cameras – What’s More Important?



Frame Rate vs Resolution in Security Cameras – What’s More Important?


Frame Rate vs Resolution? Which is more important when it comes to the best recording with security cameras? This is one of the questions that I am asked the most at Techpro Security Products. It is an important question to ask at the time the purchase is made, but it’s also important to understand the answer when you are setting up the DVR or NVR to record in the manner that you want. This is true at both of these points in time for the same reason. It’s going to affect the quality of the recorded video and how […] Continue Reading…

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The Advantages of a Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Camera



The Advantages of a Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Camera


It can be difficult choosing the right security camera for your needs. There are so many different types and sizes to choose from. Most cheaper security cameras are limited. The only view you get is the one that it is positioned in. If you have ever tried to video a moving subject such as a child, an animal, or an adult, you know that they will not just stay in the field of view of the camera. The purpose of a security camera for the most part is to keep an eye on your products, property, family, and or […] Continue Reading…

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Can Security Cameras Capture Ghost Activity?



Can Security Cameras Capture Ghost Activity?


Ghost photography has been around almost as long as cameras have existed. Usually these consisted of multiple or long exposures, or other photography tricks.. and the gritty, grainy nature of early photography led to the authenticity to these pictures.

Spooky

But many skeptics of the time, such as magician Harry Houdini, knew how these images were achieved and were able to successfully show how they could be either rationally explained or recreated using natural phenomena.

Back then, cameras were a novelty, and moving image cameras were only available to the rich. Now, we live in […] Continue Reading…

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