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How To Connect A Microhpone To An IP Camera

Sunday, July 10, 2016 4:52:40 PM America/New_York

Many multi-functional IP cameras have audio input and output to provide audio monitoring and recording functionalities. To connect the microphone to IP camera's audio input is not as complicated as you expect. However, in addition to the audio connection, the microphone requires power supply to work in many cases.Read More
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How To Weatherproof Your Security Camera

Sunday, July 10, 2016 4:27:05 PM America/New_York

For outdoor video surveillance applications, users have to choose outdoor security cameras. Although most of outdoor security cameras featured with waterproof design, we also realize the importance of qualified waterproof installation. Waterproof is the key factor for reliable working of your video surveillance system, especially for those outdoor security cameras. In this article, we offer you some guidelines that should be followed on field installation for qualified waterproof.Read More
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Camera Maintenance: Dust & Dirt On Image Sensor

Saturday, May 7, 2016 4:56:59 AM America/New_York

Sony publishes its revised 2016 edition . Its section 5.1 talks about the maintenance of image sensor including mounting, handling, dust and dirt removing and other precautions. Cleaning the dust and dirt on image sensor is the regular maintenance to every cameras, in this article we share the info about dealing with dust and dirt and image sensor.

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Basics: How To Install An Analog CCTV System Part 2

Saturday, April 30, 2016 1:41:58 AM America/New_York

Basics: How To Install An Analog CCTV System Part 2

Do you plan to install analog CCTV surveillance systems? This is the quick start guide that intends to teach you how to physically install the security camera system. Before installing the security camera system, please make sure that you got everything needed to setup a surveillance system. A complete surveillance system includes digital video recorder (DVR), security cameras, power supply, siamese coaxial cables (power/video cables, monitor/display and optional equipment (e.g., battery backup, surge suppressor, etc.)

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Basics: How To Install An Analog CCTV System Part 1

Saturday, April 30, 2016 1:33:16 AM America/New_York

Basics: How To Install An Analog CCTV System Part 1

Are you still use 1990's analog cameras? Today HD analog cameras are very cost-effective, no matter the format, AHD, HD-CVI, HD-TVI, HD-SDI, or manufacturer. In this article, we are pleased to share a tutorial that guides you to install analog HD cameras. This tutorial originally come from user manual content of Qsee cameras. Please keep in mind that AHD cameras only work with AHD DVR, likewise, HDCVI cameras work with HDCVI DVR and HDTVI cameras work with HD-TVI DVR; only exception is when using dual or tri format DVRs. All these analog HD products based on different technology can't be compatible each other. If you are upgrading from a standard analog system, you will be able to use the existing BNC power/video cable but it is necessary to replace both the recorder and the cameras with analog HD technology equipment.

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Site Survey - How To Perform One Correctly

Friday, April 29, 2016 10:03:06 PM America/New_York

Site survey considerations

Before installing a surveillance system, we recommend you do a site survey and document it for future needs and upgrades.

There are many building blocks that make up a site survey, and this guide will help you identify them. One of the first things to define is the purpose of the installation. The physical location and the customer’s requirements are two other important things to consider, as well as reviewing the existing security procedures and perhaps establishing new ones. The areas to monitor and why, which cameras to use and where to place them, as well as the current network infrastructure are all key factors for a successful surveillance installation.

This guide will present the site survey considerations in five steps.

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Selecting Camera Locations For Your House

Friday, April 29, 2016 9:42:45 PM America/New_York

Locations to install security camera for house

Undoubtedly, installing a complete video surveillance system is the greatest way to protect your home and family. The system can not only provide you an effective deterrent, but also allow you to remotely watch the any activities at home, as well as record the real-time video. After you have bought the security camera sets, you must be wonder where these cameras should be installed.

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Axis Guidelines For Selecting A Network Camera

Friday, April 29, 2016 8:22:58 PM America/New_York

Guidelines for selecting a network camera

With the variety of network cameras available, it is useful to have some guidelines when selecting a network camera.

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How to choose an IP network CCTV format security camera?

Friday, April 29, 2016 7:20:11 AM America/New_York

A network camera allows you to watch HD live video anywhere anytime, and record video footage in NVRs, Computers, smartphones or PCs. Some smart network cameras offer many amazing features including 2-way audio intercom, cloud storage, video social sharing, smart video analysis, motion detection, push notification, email alerts etc. Undeniable, A network camera becomes the essential electronics everyone has. With the variety of network cameras available, it is useful to have some guidelines when selecting a network camera.

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