Techpro Security Products DVRs and NVRs – Overview of the New Menu System – Part 4



Techpro Security Products DVRs and NVRs – Overview of the New Menu System – Part 4


This article is the 4th one in a series designed to provide an overview of the new menu system available for the Techpro DVRs and NVRs. These menus have been improved in order to make navigating them and operating your recording device easier through the addition of page links on the majority of the menu pages.

In this article we will continue to take a look at the features offered through the bottom row of the main menu; the SETTINGS menu pages (see Picture 1). The portion of this category that will be covered here includes the EVENT and […] Continue Reading…

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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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