How hard is it to install PVC conduit?



How hard is it to install PVC conduit?


How hard is it to install PVC conduit?
A major challenge for anyone trying to install a security system at home is getting the camera power and video wire from the camera to the video recorder.  Sometimes this may be as simple as stapling wires along a wall. Maybe, if you are lucky, it is as simple as just placing the wires in a drop ceiling.  Other times you may not be so lucky.  Utilizing pipe is commonplace in the security industry, and as such it is simple for a professional to install.  However, not everyone is a professional and [...] Continue Reading…

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Hunting and Game Cameras



Hunting and Game Cameras


The sport of hunting has been around since the beginning of time and is still practiced today for many reasons. Whether it’s to put food on the table or regulate the population of a species for future hunters, hunting will always be around generation through generation. Hunting is mostly a waiting game and requires a great amount of patience, so being in a good spot is the key. The traditional way of finding a good spot is by scouting an area for tracks, scat or asking a buddy, but that can take some time especially when there is none. [...] Continue Reading…

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The Differences Between Megapixel IP Security Cameras and HD-SDI



The Differences Between Megapixel IP Security Cameras and HD-SDI


What is the difference between Megapixel and HD-SDI Security Camera Systems? We get many calls on a daily basis with customers asking whether or not they should choose one over the other. There are good and bad things about both. You should be aware that even though both systems can record at megapixel resolution, there are vast differences about both systems that you may want to consider before making your choice.

You will find many different debates between both surveillance systems. The easiest way to choose which system is best for your application is to take a [...] Continue Reading…

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HD-CVI is the next wave in CCTV



HD-CVI is the next wave in CCTV


Have you wanted to upgrade your existing analog camera system, but don’t know which way to go? Well I am going to throw you another curve ball. The introduction of High Definition Composite Video Interface or better known as HDCVI. You probably just heard HD bla bla bla, and I can completely understand that. No this isn’t just a new name for an old technology like High Definition Serial Digital Interface or HD-SDI. Yes the video quality is the or soon will be the same, but HD-SDI has many limitations [...] Continue Reading…

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The Many Uses of Security Cameras



The Many Uses of Security Cameras


Cameras have changed completely since their inception. Some of the first images were of a piece of paper with silver chloride. The images were mostly dark shadows with no real details. Nicephore Niepce was reported to be the first person to create those images. Unfortunately his “pictures” would become entirely dark over time. The entire process was very cumbersome. You would need special chemical baths for the film to be developed. This was all around 1786 unfortunately Nicephore Niepce did not live long enough to see the fruits of his labors. About twenty years later the Box camera [...] Continue Reading…

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