The Things To Know When Buying Security Cameras From a Door to Door Salesman



The Things To Know When Buying Security Cameras From a Door to Door Salesman


“Hi, I’m from Fly By Night Security and we’re in your area today (going door to door) selling security systems.”  When buying security cameras, should you buy them the same way you buy Girl Scout Cookies? Let’s explore this scenario a little bit.                                                              

What are you getting, who are you getting it from, and are you secure?

For as long as we have had the push button doorbell, they have been pushed by security system salesman primarily pushing long term contracts, because that’s how they make their money. They certainly don’t make money simply “giving away free systems”. They […] Continue Reading…

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Affordable High Definition Surveillance Systems for Banks and Financial Institutions



Affordable High Definition Surveillance Systems for Banks and Financial Institutions


Banks and financial institutions are high-traffic, high-risk facilities that require safety and security. In these businesses, there is a need to secure employee and customer safety, as well as a need to protect and secure valuable banking assets. In a banking environment, Affordable High Definition Surveillance Systems are critical to secure, monitor, and deter theft. For these reasons it is important for the financial institution to keep their surveillance equipment up to date with high definition video.

Having an HD Security Camera System benefits the financial institution significantly. Bank employees are dealing with everyday interactions with the public and handling […] Continue Reading…

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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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