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Common Surveillance System Mistakes Make Security Systems Worthless

Nov 12th 2018

Every day, criminals get away with crimes because surveillance systems are misconfigured or not working at all. Making sure that your security camera system is operating properly seems like such an obvious, routine task, but many business and home users simply set it and forget it, or make changes and don’t test them.Here are a few common mistakes that are made frequently and could be prevented with more attention and testing.Security System Mistakes that Could Cost YouWorking cameras – those ar
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7 Ways Security And Surveillance Have Changed Since September 11, 2001

Nov 5th 2018

7 Ways Security And Surveillance Have Changed Since September 11, 2001 Many of us remember exactly what we were doing on the morning of September 11th, 2001 when the United States fell under terrorist attack, I know I could never forget. Twelve years later, it is still horrific to think about that day and the days that followed. Before 9/11, we were a country living in a false sense of security; a sense of security that “real” terrorism only happened in other countries. After 9/11, we realiz
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Frequently Asked Questions

Oct 29th 2018

What is a Security DVR? DVR stands for Digital Video Recorder. A Security DVR is capable of taking the video from digital or analog cameras and recording it into a digital format on a hard drive. It can record high quality video, maintenance free, for weeks or even months. An ideal replacement for time lapse VCRs. What is a video capture card? A video capture card or DVR card is a graphic card inside the Security DVR system which captures the signal from the cameras and stores the
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Troubleshoot Bad Infrared Security Camera Performance

Oct 22nd 2018

When you buy an infrared security camera to watch your home or business during the day and at night, you need it to work as expected. Lets take a look at some of the factors that affect performance and a few of the troubleshooting techniques you can try if your camera is performing poorly or not at all.The Right Camera for the Right Job Before going into troubleshooting, we have to make sure that you’re using the right camera for your application. Many times, we find the cameras alread
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What’s The Difference Between Analog And IP Cameras?

Oct 18th 2018

When choosing security cameras for your home or business, you’ll notice a lot of talk about the differences between analog cameras and IP cameras. Both types of cameras work well in either personal or business security scenarios. An analog camera feeds your security images directly to a television, VCR, or DVD player. An IP, or network, camera feeds your security images directly to a Web server. Whether an analog or IP camera is best for you depends upon your individual security needs,
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