March 16, 2010

Video Output Of The Elite and Ultimate DVRs

One of the benefits of selecting our DVRs are the various video outputs available. The biggest advantage is the HDMI video output. This output allows you to connect the DVR to an HD television or monitor using the HDMI input. This provides great detail since HD video is higher resolution than standard VGA. Additionally, some […]
February 26, 2010

Mobile Phone Viewer

Access your security cameras from anywhere on most smart phones!This product is a 4, 8, or 16 Channel License for our Mobile Viewer software. View any of our Elite Mini, Elite or Ultimate Series DVRs on your smart phone or PDA! Only purchase this product if you are attaching a 4, 8, or 16 Channel […]
December 9, 2009

How Connect A PTZ To A DVR Using CAT5

Connecting a PTZ Camera to a DVR Using Cat-5 Cable. Remove a small portion of the insulation at both ends of the Cat-5 cable. Once the insulation is removed, you will see that the Cat-5 cable is actually several pairs of wire bundled together.  You should see a solid-colored wire and a white wire with […]
August 26, 2009

Legalities of audio recording

Recording audio in conjunction with video can make a huge difference in the value of the video. Audio recording could be used as evidence in employee misconduct investigations, insurance liability claims or even criminal trials. However, there are state and federal laws that must be considered when recording audio. Not properly following these laws can […]
August 14, 2009

H.264 Video Compression

Anyone who has been researching video surveillance has definitely heard of H.264. H.264 is a video compression standard that provides the most efficient video compression techniques available today without compromising image quality. An H.264 encoder can compress the size of a digital video file by more than 80% compared with the MJPEG format and as […]