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Cat 5 vs. Cat 6 Cable for CCTV

CCTV is closely associated with other aspects of the IT world.  In fact, most of the time, it is the IT pros that are assigned with learning about, choosing, ordering, and installing the systems.  I get asked a lot about the difference between Cat5, Cat5e, and Cat6 when customers are looking to buy cable for a CCTV system.  Cat 6 cable is […]

How Many Connectors & Male/Female Power Considerations

Connectors for CCTV installs; what a boring topic, I am almost falling asleep writing this.  What is boring now turns crazy when installs cannot be completed because of an overlooked connector on an order.  For each camera run, we have to think about power and video. There are many different BNC connectors and baluns.  The type […]

CCTV with Audio: 3 Things to Know

There are many times when CCTV cameras with built-in audio (microphones) seem like a great value and a great idea.  If you have looked you probably noticed that we have very few options for those cameras.  While we can get them (send us a request here) we have not had great experiences with them in the past.  If […]

Why are surveillance hard drives so expensive? and Can I use my own Hard Drive?

Why Are Surveillance Hard Drives So Expensive? Can’t I use my own hard drive? The short answer is, that we won’t stop you. (You won’t break our warranty on the DVR). We can understand your desire to do so with the seemingly high price tag we attach to the drives. The reason they may seem […]

About HD Cables

HD CCTV system is not yet fully developed and the following cables are useful in the field. Coaxial Cable Coaxial cable with BNC connectors, 75 ohm impedance, the same type used in analog video setups can be used for HD cameras though higher quality cables may be necessary for the higher bitrates. The HD bitrates […]

About Video Switcher

Video Switcher is a combiner to combine multiple cameras and to show them on a monitor screen one by one, manually or automatically. When it works on automatic sequential mode, you can program the dwelling time on each camera, usually from 1 second to 30 or 60 seconds. Most video switchers have BNC jacks for video input […]

About Quad Splitter

Quad Splitter is a combiner to combine up to 4 cameras and to show them on a monitor screen split into 4 at the same time. Usually, it also has built-in switcherwhich can display the pictures one by one. Some models have BNC jacks for video inputs and others RCA jacks. You may choose one according to your camera’s […]