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CCTV Lens Guide: Choosing a Security Camera Lens

Focal Length (mm) The focal length (measured in “mm”) of a lens determines how far the camera can see.  The most common focal length on security cameras is 3.6mm, which will allow for roughly a 72 degree field of view (FOV described below).  This particular focal length works well for residential or small office surveillance applications. If […]

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 […]

DVR Capture Card Guide: Choosing a DVR Card

In the first part of our DVR capture card guide, we discussed the importance of choosing the card with the desired frame rate and resolution. Plus, we informed the user of some of the major abilities you get with DVR capture cards such as remote viewing and video compression. For part two of our DVR guide, we look at […]

The Benefits of IP Security Cameras

When searching for a camera system for the first time, there are often a lot of questions that come up.  Researching anything on the internet is a dangerous endeavor.  The first and biggest decision to make when designing a CCTV system is to go with Analog or IP security cameras.  For this blog I want to address IP cameras and the […]

Home Security Camera Buying Guide

Shopping for a home security camera can be a tedious task. It’s not really a one model fits all kind of product, so there’s no one camera that works for everyone. Every situation requires its own camera. Each camera has its own use, range, resolution, day/night capabilities, shape, and connectivity. This guide will help you buy […]

Upgrading an Existing Surveillance System

Many customers are interested in upgrading their old cameras to the newer, more network friendly,  IP cameras (read the benefits of IP cameras). This can be a daunting task for a business or residence to undertake, and can certainly get expensive. To avoid the headache, clients sometimes feel the need to scrap everything and start from scratch. […]

Should You Choose Wireless?

If you’ve ever considered wireless cameras as a solution to your home or business security application, you may have discovered that “wire-less” does not equate to “less money” or “no wires”.  It always leaves me puzzled when I receive a call looking for something “simple, easy to install, inexpensive, and oh yeah – wireless”.  The terms ‘inexpensive’ […]