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Internet Speed

How Does Internet Speed Affect the Security System?

There’s no denying the fact, the internet has emerged as a popular commodity in every household across the globe. The Internet is responsible for how data travels from one location to the next and how quickly people can get in touch with each other. A few years back, nobody had even thought that the internet would […]

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How to delete security camera footage

In today’s article, we will go over different ways to delete security camera footage.Plenty of people think deleting footage is hard. But, on the other hand, some believe it is easy, like in the movies. Well, which one is it?  Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. If you wish to delete footage, it should be […]

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Internet Explorer browser

Microsoft is retiring IE – what does that mean for CCTV

Most installers will be aware that commercial-grade IP CCTV systems require a plugin for full functionality via a web browser. Currently, the only one that supports this is Internet Explorer (IE). Whether you’re using Uniview, Hikvision, Dahua or a different manufacturer, this is going to affect your cameras.Whilst, this is indicative of the commercial CCTV manufacturing sector being […]

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Security Camera Shows a Pink Image

Security Camera Shows a Pink Image (How To Fix)

Security cameras are not always perfect. They can break and malfunction at different points. However, if your security camera shows a pink image, you can find out how to fix it in this article.It is a common problem for security cameras to turn the whole image pink. This issue, in particular, turns the footage to […]

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PTZ camera

PTZ camera moves on its own (quick fix)

Does your PTZ camera moves on its own and drives you crazy?Yeah, that happened to me as well.I have a Hikvision Mini PTZ camera that suddenly started moving by itself, and I got scared at first, but later I realized what the problem was and how to fix it.Let’s take a look at the problem […]

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How to flip the image of a Hikvision PTZ camera (Mirror and Flip)

In this article I show how to flip the image of a Hikvision PTZ camera.Depending on the type of installation (indoors or outdoors), you may want to flip and mirror your camera’s image, and there’s a menu for that.I’ve tested this feature with my Hikvision Mini PTZ camera and it works.Hikvision Mini PTZ cameraLet’s take […]

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VPN

Why Using a VPN is the Most Secure Method of Accessing Your CCTV System on the Internet

Security cameras are becoming more mainstream in households than ever before.As before, they used to be utilized by corporations and offices only; the easy installment in surveillance technology has made it easier for homeowners to add these to charge their home security. What’s better is that you can easily view live footage from these cameras […]

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Open Hard Drive

Can a DVR work without a hard drive?

In this article, I will discuss whether or not a DVR can work without a hard drive.When it comes to cameras and security systems, finding the right video system and storage for you is crucial. A lot of points such as location, space, budget, and type of camera come into play.Surveillance videos need to be […]

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Hikvision Mini PTZ camera low light black and white

Security camera stuck in black and white (how to fix)

In this article, you will learn how to fix a camera that is stuck in black and white.The innovation of technology has come a long way into the fantastic things we are able to use nowadays. And one of them is seeing at night.Why do security cameras record in black and white at night?By using […]

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How to tell if a security camera has audio

How to tell if a security camera has audio

Nowadays, no one ever knocks anymore. We all ring doorbells and even talk to the people inside, even without them opening the door. In this article, I will go over how to tell if a security camera has audio.Why having audio in cameras is beneficialWhether you have a camera inside or outside or even have […]

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