CCTV

How to setup iVMS-4500

How to setup Hikvision iVMS-4500

To access a Hikvision DVR or IP camera remotely from a mobile phone is necessary to use an App. In this article, I will show you how to setup the Hikvision iVMS-4500 app for Hikvision remote view. Just keep reading…To use the iVMS-4500 just download it from the Play Store or Apple Store, or use the […]

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Professional camera with Noise Reduction

How to eliminate interference on CCTV

In most cases, interference and noise in the image can be eliminated with the use of cables, power supplies, and improvements in the quality of the infrastructure, but there are situations where the problem is different and you need to dig deeper to find a solution to your problem.In this article, I will talk about […]

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Wireless IP camera guide

Wireless Network Design for CCTV (the best guide ever)

What’s your first concern about installing security cameras for long distance monitoring such as a CCTV metropolitan surveillance system?The first question that comes to your mind is “How to transmit the videos to a CCTV surveillance center”? That’s when you think about wireless IP camera.But the design of a wireless CCTV metropolitan project is not that simple […]

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What is CCTV

What is CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) – easily explained

In this article you find the answer to the question “What is CCTV?” and not only that, you will also understand the important details about surveillance systems. Modern technology helps to secure places with the use of access control and modern security cameras. Perhaps you already saw the term “CCTV” while researching around but you really […]

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Power over Coax for CCTV cameras

What is Power Over Coax (PoC) for CCTV

Do you know you can power up your security camera by using Power Over Coax (PoC) without the need to use extra cables?This is the solution that many installers were expecting. Just connect a single cable to the camera and you are done. Video, PTZ commands and power sent over coaxial cable makes the installation […]

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What is DVR (Digital Video Recorder)

DVR (Digital Video Recorder) for CCTV

In this article you will understand what a DVR is and what are the key factors you should evaluate when looking at a catalog of a product.When you finish reading this article you will also have a better understanding of what are the transmission and recording technologies used by a DVR.Technical definition of a DVRDVR […]

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ADSL modem for CCTV

ADSL for CCTV (what are the limitations)

It is quite common calls for technical support from CCTV system integrator and distributors, the common complaint is the speed of the CCTV video via the Internet. But is really the problem on the cameras ?In most cases the problem is in the Internet link or in the lack of correct configuration of the equipment (router)For […]

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VLANs

How to setup VLANs for CCTV

VLAN configuration for CCTV is very important to protect the IP cameras against unauthorized access and also to separate the security camera system from other computers and devices that are connected to the IP network.If you have layer 2 network switches such as Cisco, Netgear, HP, Dell, Dlink and others, they can be easily configured […]

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Coaxial cables for CCTV Systems

Coaxial cable for IP CCTV Systems

When designing an IP CCTV system, it is necessary to know how the data will be transmitted from the cameras to the recording and monitoring system.There are different ways to send the cameras signals, some are better than others and sometimes also more expensive, so we have to know the options available and what are the […]

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