Newer and larger security hard drives are always coming to the market, and there are bound to be a few kinks that need to be worked out with performance. This article will explain, in detail, how the security hard drives work and the best configuration when it comes to getting the longest life out of […]
In the not too distant past, home security video cameras were only for the rich and famous. Technological advancements and becoming digital has now made home security video cameras so economically priced that there is a system available for just about any budget.
A digital (audio) recording device, according to the U. S. Code of Regulations (Title 17, Chapter 10, Subchapter A, paragraph 1001), "is any machine or device of a type commonly distributed to individuals for use by individuals, whether or not included with or as part of some other machine or device, the digital recording function of which is designed or marketed for the primary purpose of, and that is capable of, making a digital audio copied recording for private use..."
When designing your own digital video security camera system, whether it is for residential or commercial use, it is important to make the right choice for the stand alone DVR for security camera. A stand alone DVR or Digital Video Recorder is basically the "brain" of the system that coordinates the functions of the component parts and provides for storage of the digital video files.
There are many factors when trying to determin how much storage you will need for your DVR. The first thing you need to decide is how long you will need to keep stored video before it begins to record over itself. Security DVRs use hard drives to store your recorded video. You will need to […]