Frame Rate vs Resolution in Security Cameras – What’s More Important?



Frame Rate vs Resolution in Security Cameras – What’s More Important?


Frame Rate vs Resolution? Which is more important when it comes to the best recording with security cameras? This is one of the questions that I am asked the most at Techpro Security Products. It is an important question to ask at the time the purchase is made, but it’s also important to understand the answer when you are setting up the DVR or NVR to record in the manner that you want. This is true at both of these points in time for the same reason. It’s going to affect the quality of the recorded video and how […] Continue Reading…

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The Advantages of a Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Camera



The Advantages of a Pan Tilt Zoom PTZ Camera


It can be difficult choosing the right security camera for your needs. There are so many different types and sizes to choose from. Most cheaper security cameras are limited. The only view you get is the one that it is positioned in. If you have ever tried to video a moving subject such as a child, an animal, or an adult, you know that they will not just stay in the field of view of the camera. The purpose of a security camera for the most part is to keep an eye on your products, property, family, and or […] Continue Reading…

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Can Security Cameras Capture Ghost Activity?



Can Security Cameras Capture Ghost Activity?


Ghost photography has been around almost as long as cameras have existed. Usually these consisted of multiple or long exposures, or other photography tricks.. and the gritty, grainy nature of early photography led to the authenticity to these pictures.

Spooky

But many skeptics of the time, such as magician Harry Houdini, knew how these images were achieved and were able to successfully show how they could be either rationally explained or recreated using natural phenomena.

Back then, cameras were a novelty, and moving image cameras were only available to the rich. Now, we live in […] Continue Reading…

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How to Configure an Eline ELI-SIP-EMVD-21-4R ONVIF IP Security Camera



How to Configure an Eline ELI-SIP-EMVD-21-4R ONVIF IP Security Camera


ONVIF cameras are getting very popular and more of these type of cameras are able to integrate almost 100% with our NVRs. Today I will explain how to use the ELI-SIP-EMVD-21-4R ONVIF IP Dome Security Camera with an NVR-ELT4-POE4. I will demonstrate how to find the camera on the network, basic IP configuration to use with the POE NVR, and some of the settings you will need to set to record motion.

Lets start by connecting the cameras on a POE switch on your network. It is recommended that you install all the necessary tools to find the cameras on the network […] Continue Reading…

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Access Control Anti-PassBack – Why Use it and How to Configure It!



Access Control Anti-PassBack – Why Use it and How to Configure It!


What is Anti-PassBack?

Anti-PassBack is a feature in our access control software that can be used to make sure people scan in and out of your building in that order. You need to have 2 access control readers per door; one on the outside and one on the inside. When an employee comes in they will scan their card on the outside and the door opens. Then when they leave, they must scan the reader on the inside in order to get out. If they do not scan out, the card will not work on the outside reader again, and […] Continue Reading…

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