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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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iVMS 4200 email notification

Hikvision iVMS-4200 – 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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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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Pricing a CCTV maintenance contract

Pricing a CCTV maintenance contract (annual contract)

After installing a surveillance system is highly recommended to talk to your client about maintenance. It’s really important to keep everything working properly since a considerable amount of money is usually invest in a security system.Pricing a CCTV maintenance contract often is not an easy task, but it needs to be done in order to […]

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How to connect IP camera to computer

How to connect IP camera to the computer without a router

If you are looking for the information on how to connect IP camera computer without a router, don’t look any further because I have the solution for you just right here. Just keep reading…People also look for the information on how to connect cctv camera to computer with cable, which is essentially the same thing and […]

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Zozi DVR remote access

Zosi DVR Internet connection (for remote access via mobile)

In this article I will teach you to setup the Zosi DVR Internet connection so you can have remote access to your cameras using a mobile phone.The process is very simple, you just need to configure the DVR IP address along with its network parameters and setup the Zosi View Mobile App. Zosi DVR network […]

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How to stream IP camera to YouTube Live

In this article, I will answer the question “How to stream  IP camera to YouTube Live”You can have your IP camera live on YouTube, just like the image below…  Fast !You can stream video from your IP camera to YouTube Live using the RTMP protocol. As long as you have the right camera, the process is […]

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How to stream a security camera to YouTube Live (IP camera or DVR)

You will learn how to stream a security camera to YouTube in 5 minutes !Just like this one you see in the picture below. Just Keep reading…To stream a security camera to YouTube Live, you just need to get the YouTube Stream Server URL and Stream Key and use a service that can connect to […]

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