How to Install a Security Camera System in Your Home



How to Install a Security Camera System in Your Home


At first thought, the very idea of drilling holes in the walls of your house to run video and power cables for a security camera system might seem a bit difficult and tedious, but with a little bit of information and planning it can turn into an enjoyable and ultimately rewarding project. At times, it is very easy to install a security camera system in your home.

First you will want to find where your roof meets the walls of your house. This will prove to be a great location for your security cameras because it will shield the cameras [...] Continue Reading…

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How to connect a PTZ to access the OSD and PTZ menus, and how to set presets all at the DVR!



How to connect a PTZ to access the OSD and PTZ menus, and how to set presets all at the DVR!


Right off the bat, when you here PTZ, you automatically think Pan, Tilt, Zoom. Here at www.securitycameraking.com we have plenty of options when it comes to PTZs. This month I will be focusing on one of our PTZs in particular, the PTZ-LX700L12X-E. This 700TVL Security Camera is a great choice for a CCTV analog system. The thing I like most about this PTZ cameras is that it is cost-effect as compared to some of the higher end PTZs that we sell. This is a very popular camera and is very easy to install and use. In this article I [...] Continue Reading…

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Mystical Creatures from the CCTV World – The Elusive Wireless Camera



Mystical Creatures from the CCTV World – The Elusive Wireless Camera


In a future long and far from now lives a very special device that runs on air forever until all eternity ends. This device needs absolutely no wires, it can always be on, and broadcasting the absolute best picture in the entire universe. All you literally have to do is look at the packaging the device comes in and it will go to the exact perfect location for the most amazing shot you have ever seen.

If this sounds too good to be true, that is because it is!  I am really not trying to be cynical here, but I [...] Continue Reading…

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Introducing the 4 channel 1080p HD-CVI Mini DVR



Introducing the 4 channel 1080p HD-CVI Mini DVR


When you hear the word DVR you automatically think of Digital Video Recorder. Well, what kind of DVR? Cable companies like Xfinity use DVR technology intergraded with cable hardware so you can view hundreds of channels and record up to 4 broadcasts at the same time (of course monthly DVR service fee applies). The security camera industry uses DVRs to record video and audio data to internal hard drives. It is safe to say that there are IP security cameras that can blow away the traditional analog security camera system, but it really takes a lot of configuration, networking [...] Continue Reading…

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NVR Setup Options – Modems, Routers, Switches



NVR Setup Options – Modems, Routers, Switches


In the following article I will show a few of the configuration options that are available when setting up your NVR on your network. These options include using modems, routers, and switches.

It is important to remember that there is more than one way to setup your system. The configuration that you choose will depend on the specific hardware you have and the physical environment where the system will be installed.

First, here is a brief overview on each of the components you might use in any one of the following situations.

Modem
The modem is basically the link between you and your [...] Continue Reading…

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