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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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Security camera installer

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 ๐Ÿ™‚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 centralized […]

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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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Measuring voltage on a ground loop

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 CCTV […]

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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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iVMS 4200 email notification

Hikvision iVMS-4200 โ€“ How to setup email notification (Gmail)

The Hikvision iVMS-4200 is a powerful software that allows you to manage IP cameras, DVRs and NVRs and send alerts when some event happens.In this article, I explain how to setup email notification in the iVMS-4200 with a free email account (Gmail). There are some important details you have to pay attention to when configuring […]

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How to add ONVIF IP camera to Hikvision DVR

How to add an ONVIF IP camera to a Hikvision DVR

A Hikvision DVR can record and manage analog cameras, however, some of these devices have a hybrid technology and can work with both, analog and IP cameras.Depending on the model you have, could be possible to mix different types of cameras. In this article, I explain how to add an ONVIF IP camera to a […]

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Surveillance Software

How to connect multiple IP cameras to a computer (step-by-step)

Connect an IP camera to a computer is very easy, especially if you have basic technology skills. But the question now is: “how to connect multiple IP cameras to a computer?” Don’t worry, that’s not that hard either. Just keep reading.By the end of this article, you can have your computer running all the cameras…There […]

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