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security camera condensation

How to Prevent Security Camera Condensation

When installing security systems, you need to consider the weather and learn how to prevent security camera condensation. That’s the main topic of this article.Don’t worry if you have this problem, it usually affects security camera lenses, therefore obstructing and blurring images, but it’s not hard to fix that.Security camera condensation affects your safetyCondensation is […]

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How to choose the best outdoor security camera (read before buying)

Before purchasing outdoor security cameras you need to understand some important facts that will help you to get the best kit and even save some money.In this article, I explain how to choose security cameras for your porch and other areas around the house, since there are a lot of different options out there.Theft and […]

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How to setup Hik-connect

How to setup the Hik-connect (step-by-step)

Hik-Connect is a service that allows Hikvision devices such as security cameras and recorders to connect to the Internet and stream video without router configuration since it uses a P2P (Peer-to-Peer) method that it’s easier to setup.By using this service you can view your security cameras remotely from your mobile phone without the need of […]

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How to choose a Baby Monitor

How to Choose a Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are very popular and parents are using them to keep the children safe, so I bet you want to do the same but don’t know which baby monitor is better.Don’t worry, in this article, you will learn how to choose the best baby monitor.Baby monitors are devices that allow you to watch or […]

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DIY home security camera system installation (no monthly fee)

Installing a home security camera system yourself is not that hard. You just need to mount the cameras, run some cables and setup the video recorder. In this article, I explain the basics of a DIY home security camera system installation, so purchase your kit and grab your tools to get started 🙂The installation is based […]

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Reolink PoE Security camera system

How to choose a security camera system for your home

Home security cameras systems are relatively easy to install and usually, it’s not necessary to have a contract with a security company which charges you a monthly fee to have everything up and running. In this article, I explain the basic differences between home security systems so you can better understand and choose the right one […]

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Professional CCTV power supply with PTC fuses

How to choose the correct power supply for your CCTV camera

To connect the CCTV cameras it is necessary to use a power supply that provides the voltage and the proper current according to the project.In this article, you will learn how to choose the correct power supply for your surveillance camera, just keep reading. In most modern installations with analog cameras, the power supply is […]

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PTZ camera

How to connect a PTZ camera to a DVR

If you want to learn how to connect a PTZ camera to a DVR, I got to tell you that you are in the right place. In this article you are going to learn how to identify the DVR and the PTZ camera physical connectors, how to wire them properly and how to setup the devices […]

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How to fix the CCTV ground loop

CCTV ground loop is super annoying and many installers have a hard time facing this problem sooner or later in their careers.If you are searching for a way to fix the CCTV ground loop, don’t look any further because in this article, I will explain how to identify and eliminate this problem.  What is the […]

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Hikvision DVR Google Drive Recording Setup

How to setup Hikvision DVR for Google Drive recording

If you want to record the footage from your Hikvision DVR or IP cameras directly into the cloud, chances are you already considered using a free or inexpensive solution such as the Google Drive, Dropbox or OneDrive, right?By following the instructions in this article, you can have your DVR recording on Google Drive in less […]

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