October 26, 2015

Getting Started With The Prime Line

The Prime line of cameras, Network Video Recorders (NVRs) and Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) are now available at securitycameraking.com, so it’s time to learn how to get started with one of these new devices.  You will first need to get familiar with the Prime SADP tool that is designed to find NVRs, DVRs, and IP […]
September 28, 2015

Setting up your IP camera surveillance system using an NVR with Two Ethernet Ports

The technology behind an IP security camera system is constantly evolving and there have been some nice improvements recently. Here at TechPro Security Products, we offer 3 types of systems including ones using IP cameras to provide the video. Although IP cameras may cost a bit more, they are also going to give you the […]
September 21, 2015

Understanding IP Cameras and ONVIF Compatibility

When choosing to use IP network cameras for your residential or commercial security camera system there are a few things to take into account. This article will focus on clearing up some common questions regarding Network IP Cameras and NVRs (Network Video Recorders). In order to clarify some of the topics covered, I will often […]
August 25, 2015

How to Back Up Your Security Camera Footage with Schedule Backup

We get many calls in the tech support department by people looking to keep an offsite backup of their DVR.  Unfortunately, all options are going to utilize valuable upstream bandwidth as well as tax the DVR system while it tries to record video as its primary duty.  Some businesses want to archive video records for […]
August 17, 2015

Benefits of an NVR with a Built-in POE Switch

Many of our customers call us to ask why they cannot change the camera’s position when using a built-in POE NVR. The short answer to that is that it is not possible after the cameras are connected for the first time on the NVR. See, the NVR’s POE built-in switch is a separate entity. The […]