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Security Camera Lens Overview

Which Security Camera Lens Should I Use? How far you need to see will determine what security camera lens you should use to best fit your application. A 4mm lens will give about a 70 degree angle of view with 35 feet of facial detail. This works great for residential or small office security camera […]

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Overview of C-Mount Cameras & Lenses

The advantage to a C-Mount Camera is that the lens can be changed. If you need to see facial detail further than 35 or 40 ft then you’ll need a c-mount camera with a special lens. C-Mount lenses are available from 4mm to 100mm. A 4mm lens provides facial detail and a 70 degree angle of view […]

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Wireless Security Cameras Overview

What is a Wireless Security Camera? Most security cameras require two pairs of wires: one pair (positive and negative) for power, and one pair to transmit the captured video to a display or recording device (TV or DVR, for example). Wireless cameras only require one pair of wires – for power. The video is transmitted […]

HD-over-Coax Security Systems Overview

HD-over-Coax Security Systems Overview

HD-over-Coax is a new analog high definition (HD) video standard transmitting over coaxial cable. The technology provides transmission of HD video as well as audio, and two-way control data over long distances…

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Infrared Security Cameras Overview

Click on the title above to discuss our Infrared Security Camera FAQ. The FAQ describes infrared cameras. You can comment here, or ask additional questions by simply commenting below.

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Dome Cameras Overview

Click on the title above to discuss our Dome Camera FAQ. This document explains dome cameras and how they are used. You can comment here, or ask additional questions by simply commenting below.

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Bullet Camera Overview

Click on the title above to discuss our Bullet Camera FAQ. This FAQ discusses bullet technology. You can comment here, or ask additional questions by simply commenting below.

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Hybrid DVRs & Camera Systems

The term Hybrid DVR means that you can record both analog cameras and IP cameras to the same DVR. A ‘Hybrid Security Camera System’ is a system that incorporates both analog and IP cameras…

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Using A Portable CCTV Test Monitor

If you are installing more than just the occasional camera or if one of your responsibilities is maintaining a video surveillance system, then there is a tool out there just waiting for you to discover. Let me be the first to introduce you to the advantages of using a portable CCTV test monitor like the […]