Difference Between Analog DVRs, Hybrid DVRs, & Tribrid DVRs

Dec 6th 2018

Difference Between Analog DVRs, Hybrid DVRs, & Tribrid DVRs There used to only be one kind of DVR, but as surveillance technology has advanced and multiple types of CCTV video signals have been developed, DVRs have advanced as well. You used to only have analog DVRs. Now there are hybrid DVRs, Tribrid DVRs, and even Pentabrid DVRs. The latter are pretty rare right now since they’re still developing the technology. However, knowing the differences between analog DVRs, hybrid DVRs, an
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IP Ratings for Surveillance Cameras

Dec 3rd 2018

What are IP ratings for surveillance cameras? Outdoor surveillance cameras have an IP rating that is used to notate the camera housing’s level of protection against the elements. The IP rating is also known as its IP code, International Protection Rating, or the Ingress Protection Rating. This rating includes “IP” and is followed by two digits. This rating will tell you everything you need to know about where you can, and can’t, install a security camera. What does the IP rating mean?
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Different Types of Security Cameras

Nov 20th 2018

Different Types of Security Cameras Choosing the right security camera to monitor your location may sounds like a pretty easy thing to do. (It's a camera, how hard can it be?) But when you start getting into it and you see how many options there are, it can get real overwhelming real quick. To make things easier on yourself, learn about the most popular types of  security cameras to get a basic understanding of what all's out there. Once you have your feed under you, picking the right
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Common Surveillance System Mistakes Make Security Systems Worthless

Nov 12th 2018

Most Common Surveillance System Mistakes 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. Securi
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7 Ways Security And Surveillance Have Changed Since September 11, 2001

Nov 5th 2018

7 Ways Security And Surveillance Has Changed Since 9/11 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 realized that we a
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