IDTECK Access Control IFDC/IEDC Web Interface Demo



IDTECK Access Control IFDC/IEDC Web Interface Demo


Almost any Ethernet enabled device nowadays has the ability to be accessible from a computer to configure some or all of its settings. They are running a service that allow us to interact with the device from our PC over the network using almost any web browser.

The service is called Web Service and on certain devices it will be disabled. In this demonstration I will go through how to enable the features and some of the settings of the Web Service of the IDTECK 4 Door and 8 door Access Control Boards.

First, let’s make sure that you know what […] Continue Reading…

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What’s the Big Deal About Baluns?



What’s the Big Deal About Baluns?


As new technology appears and its availability increases, so does the different types of cabling. However, there are ways of simplifying and “future-proofing” your cabling layout and surveillance architecture to prepare for these new technologies. With the Introduction of HD-CVI (High Definition Composite Video Interface) Baluns, it is now possible to run any and all of our systems off of CAT6. To put it bluntly, this will allow you to use Analog through traditional Baluns, IP without any Baluns, and HD-CVI over HDCVI Baluns. In doing so, you will set yourself up for any system or combination of camera […] Continue Reading…

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TechPro Security Products – 2015 – Our Biggest Year Ever!



TechPro Security Products – 2015 – Our Biggest Year Ever!


In 2015, Techpro Security Products, manufacturer of surveillance systems, security tech and equipment for residential and commercial markets, and it’s retail site SecurityCameraKing.com, saw its largest and fastest expansion to date. Starting with one facility in Boca Raton, Florida, the company now has opened a brand new location in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

This new 9500 square foot facility has almost over 4000 feet of office space, and almost 5000 square feet of warehouse space, which allows us incredible flexibility for product storage and shipping.

Previously, deliveries of our security systems to the west cost of the united states […] Continue Reading…

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Low Powered FTP Server with Raspberry Pi Goodness.



Low Powered FTP Server with Raspberry Pi Goodness.


There comes a time where you need to have an FTP server and do not want to spend money on a machine that will be there 24/7. Here is the solution. All you will need are the following items and some optional ones to make it awesome ;).

(1) Raspberry Pi B /B+ or 2.

(1) 2amp 12VDC Adapter [USB] for power.

(1) USB to Sata Drive, for storage
Installing the OS Image onto the SD Card

Lets start by installing the image of Raspbian onto an SD card, I will be using a 32GB Class 10 SD card. These are great as they are […] Continue Reading…

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How to Integrate a 2 Door DX Access Control Board and Our DVRs with Alarm Inputs



How to Integrate a 2 Door DX Access Control Board and Our DVRs with Alarm Inputs


Access Control has been a booming part of the security industry, and within the last year we started to dabble in it ourselves. We have written several articles on wiring as well as how to configure the software, so this article’s purpose will not be demonstrating that. I will show a bit of wiring, but my main goal with this article is to connect a 2 Door DX Access Control Board to a 32 CH DVR we have in our office. You may be familiar with the alarm inputs of the DVR or you may not, makes no difference. […] Continue Reading…

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