Techpro Security Products DVRs and NVRs – Overview of the New Menu System – Part 2



Techpro Security Products DVRs and NVRs – Overview of the New Menu System – Part 2


This article will continue the complete overview of the most recent menu system in TechPro Security Products newest NVRs (Network Video Recorders) and DVRs (Digital Video Recorders). If you missed Part 1 of the series click here. This new menu system is designed to allow you to interact with your recorder more efficiently and quickly once you are familiar with it.

In this article we will be examining the features available through the second row of the main menu; the INFO menu pages (see Picture 1). This section of the menu will provide you with some very […] Continue Reading…

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Configure Multi-scene on a IP PTZ Auto Tracker



Configure Multi-scene on a IP PTZ Auto Tracker


Technology in the CCTV industry advances rapidly, as well as our knowledge and dedication to lean more about the products we support and sell. Today I will be demonstrating how to configure one of our newest IP PTZ cameras (an IP PTZ Auto Tracker) that is capable to track an object based on a rule. When that rule is triggered, the camera will perform the tracking action by following the object as much as it can.

This auto tracking method is called multi-scene. It basically operates based on presets and the camera will look on all presets to see if any […] Continue Reading…

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CCTV Installation – The Professional Way with No Shortcuts



CCTV Installation – The Professional Way with No Shortcuts


We all have seen crazy installations from low voltage, Electronics, Networking etc… Many will not realize that there are a set of rules or Codes to abide by when it comes to these installations for a good reason. But, even when abiding by these rules, people tend to not take pride in their work by not caring enough for every single thing that they do when it comes to installing a product in a Customer’s home or even in their own home or business.

I take it to the next level when it comes to my own installations and there […] Continue Reading…

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Where is my Video Signal? Understanding Video Resolution!



Where is my Video Signal? Understanding Video Resolution!


You just purchased a new DVR/NVR and the new unit arrived to your door. The first thing you are anxious to do is to connect the monitor to the unit and start using it. But what a disappointment when you see just a black screen and your monitor does not give you the picture you were expecting. So what happened? Hopefully, this article will explain the issue that a lot of our customers are having when they are trying to connect their new DVR/NVR unit to their existing screen or monitor. You need to understand Video Resolution.

All of our […] Continue Reading…

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Network Switches



Network Switches


When building an IP Security Camera Network it can become very difficult when connecting the cameras with your existing network. If configured wrong it can have detrimental effects on your network. Things you can do to alleviate some of the stress on any network will be to add a Network Switch. Network Switches are devices to increase the amount of IP devices on your network. There are many types of switches that are out on the market that range from Layer 1 (your basic switch) to a Layer 7 that is highly managed. They also have different features that […] Continue Reading…

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