Tips & Tricks – Get the most from your Security Camera System



Tips & Tricks – Get the most from your Security Camera System


ANALOG IS DEAD
The days of analog residential and commercial video security systems are coming to an end. No more scratchy grainy and jumpy video like you’re used to seeing in most convenience store surveillance videos.

Get The most from your Security Camera System. Today HD is the new standard for video security systems. In the very near future it is going to be very hard to find traditional analog security cameras and DVRs. Most places that you go now are selling IP security cameras or HD-CVI systems and both give you high definition quality. The new standard is a minimum […] Continue Reading…

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A Guide for License plate cameras



A Guide for License plate cameras


License plate cameras, why do we need them!? Well…..self-explanatory, to record license plates. Since a vehicle tag is a very valuable piece of information in any criminal investigation, it is understandable why private and commercial customers would want to implement a device that records it as part of their security system. Now, some of you will say “Why can’t I just use a regular high resolution camera. It can obviously record a vehicle tag from a distance?!” Well…. it’s not that simple! The license plate cameras have certain unique features that classify them as license plate cameras.

Before I go into […] Continue Reading…

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Prevent tampering on your new TechPro Security Recorders & Lock Boxes.



Prevent tampering on your new TechPro Security Recorders & Lock Boxes.


Prevent tampering on your new TechPro Security Recorders & Lock Boxes. There are times that a bit of security for your security equipment is needed more than the normal Lockbox or locked room, these can be easily accessed by someone with lock picking skills or having access to bypassing tools to gain access to these devices. In these cases they can alter or damage the equipment in order to do their nefarious acts. For this I have a simple solution that will provide you with alerts via email, audible alerts from the built in recorder and/or an external alarm connected […] Continue Reading…

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Options for Converting and Decrypting your CCTV video



Options for Converting and Decrypting your CCTV video


If you’ve ever tried retrieving CCTV video and playing it back on a standard video player, you’ve probably had the harrowing experience of trying to open these tricky little .DAV files in your everyday, run of the mill video player and… Rats! It just won’t play. Why is that? Because for super-secret-safety reasons that would take hours and endless bar graphs to explain.. these files are usually encoded thus unplayable in your regular old player but there are Options for Converting and Decrypting your CCTV video.

Sadly… you’ll now have to spend an extra few hundred seconds more of your life […] Continue Reading…

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How to set up your TechproDDNS Acct



How to set up your TechproDDNS Acct


How to set up your DVR for use with a TechProDDNS Domain
One of the problems with viewing your DVR remotely is that if your Internet service Provider or (ISP) changes your IP address, you may no longer be able to access your DVR.  Once properly configured, the TechPro DDNS (Dynamic DNS) service eliminates this common issue.

The way it works is by providing you with a domain name, like the following “MyDVR.techproddns.com”, that will always resolve to your current IP address. If the IP address changes, the DDNS service is notified by the DVR and updates the domain name to […] Continue Reading…

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