How to Set Up a CCTV DVR



How to Set Up a CCTV DVR


The first thing you should do when you get a CCTV DVR (Digital Video Recorder) is to make sure it’s setup correctly. Before you can do this, you’ll need to make sure that you have a monitor and a mouse connected to it. The mouse is located in the accessory box that came with the unit. Now you’re ready to turn the DVR’s power on using the switch located near where the power cable connects to the CCTV DVR.

Once you are able to see the windows where your live camera feeds will be, you should also see the startup [...] Continue Reading…

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Microsoft SenseCam – Improving Health Through the Use of Cameras



Microsoft SenseCam – Improving Health Through the Use of Cameras


The continuous increases in trends of heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions have public health officials desperately searching for alternative avenues that can assist with prevention efforts. There have been various changes that have occurred recently, but drastic results have yet to be seen. The Food Pyramid has been revamped and has become MyPlate, to display a more relatable diagram to the average citizen. Prevention efforts have taken many routes in forms of exercise groups, community weight -loss programs, and even logging caloric intake into food diaries and journals.

Despite these concerted efforts, there have not yet [...] Continue Reading…

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How to complement your CCTV security system with various accessories



How to complement your CCTV security system with various accessories


Buying a CCTV security system is a big thing and should not be taken lightly. Knowing which DVR or NVR to purchase is vital, and knowing the cameras you need to do the job is of equal importance. This being said making sure everything is up to your standards of operation can mean you need some accessories. These are all steps in creating a custom security camera system package. Go to securitycameraking.com to get started and once you’ve figured out the right recorder and cameras to do the job, start thinking about the things that will make it easier, [...] Continue Reading…

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Weather Affects Surveillance Cameras



Weather Affects Surveillance Cameras


Introduction

As the years progress, so does our technology every year…non-stop. More and more people are beginning to install home security systems for their safety. Whether they are hard-wired from home’s electric system, they protect people against burglary and able to monitor inside or the outside of the home or business.

Extreme weather, climate changes, drastic changes from high or low temperatures, either over a short or long period of time will and can affect the operated reliable electrical device like any other device.

Electronics such as surveillance equipment and cameras ranges through a certain operating temperature because different types of [...] Continue Reading…

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CCTV FAQ Part 2



CCTV FAQ Part 2


Learning about our DVR’s can help you better understand them and allow you to do the more advanced functions, but first you need to learn the basics. Not just the basics but also things that can make setting up the DVR an easier process. This CCTV FAQ is a continuation of last months article that will further explain these functions in detail. This article will go through basic functions like creating a new user and adding an IP camera, to more advanced functions like changing the IP of a camera and enabling tour. This article can be very useful [...] Continue Reading…

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