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A few years ago, my wife and I decided to get a CCTV security system. We didn't know much about home security or security cameras at that point. But we ...

Home Automation

I often get questions from friends, family and colleagues about our self-hosted DIY Smart Home and how they can also get something like it. I have already ...

Setting up your own CCTV?

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There used to be a time when a professionally installed home security camera system was the only option for most of us. But today we live in the golden age for ...


When I started using a NAS as my DIY NVR, it was more of an experiment than anything else. I had purchased the NAS mainly for backing up all our devices and ...

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