September 29th, 2015
Since there are a lot of Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Cameras available, I will explain in this article on how to best choose the correct PTZ for your Security Camera Installation.
I will start by showing the different parts of a PTZ camera.
1. Parts of a PTZ camera
(a) Housing – Usually composed of an aluminum bell shaped cover (image 1) or some models have abs plastic housings (images 2,3)
(b) Camera module
This is where the image CCD sensor, optical lens, and the motors that control Zoom and Focus are located.
(c) PTZ control board
The PTZ control board processes RS485 data […] Continue Reading…
September 28th, 2015
The technology behind an IP security camera system is constantly evolving and there have been some nice improvements recently. Here at TechPro Security Products, we offer 3 types of systems including ones using IP cameras to provide the video. Although IP cameras may cost a bit more, they are also going to give you the highest resolution available on the market today. This article is going to explain how to set up this type of security camera system using a very useful configuration because some people are a bit intimidated by the networking involved.
There are several different ways that […] Continue Reading…
September 24th, 2015
Planning your security system whether it is commercial or residential can be a daunting task. How much will it cost? What brand of equipment? What type of camera . . . bullet, dome, PTZ? Do you have existing cable in place and is it Cat 5e rated at 1GB or Cat 6 rated at 10GB (limited to 164 feet)? What kind of storage options will you use . . . hard drives, USB storage, cloud storage, onsite servers, etc. Do you have enough bandwidth available to handle HD and Ultra HD cameras? All valid questions and with High Definition […] Continue Reading…
September 23rd, 2015
A Guide On Product Series and Product Technology
On SecurityCameraKing.com you may have noticed the following logos in relation to our products. Well, excitingly enough, they are here to help as we grow. Elite and Techpro series products have been a staple to our product line up for quite some time now. As technology advances, the industry changes and customer demand increases we have add to modify our line up and this fall of 2015 we are happy to be introducing our new prime series to our product line up.
These product series labels were created to help you, the user, […] Continue Reading…
September 21st, 2015
When choosing to use IP network cameras for your residential or commercial security camera system there are a few things to take into account. This article will focus on clearing up some common questions regarding Network IP Cameras and NVRs (Network Video Recorders). In order to clarify some of the topics covered, I will often refer to “Techpro Security Products” brand of NVRs and cameras.
Analog Cameras & DVRs
First, it is important to understand some differences between IP cameras and analog cameras. In most cases, an analog camera simply sends the video signal back to the DVR over a coax […] Continue Reading…