CCTV

Best Hidden Outdoor Security Camera 2019

Visible outdoor security cameras are a great deterrent against would-be burglars. That's why I have got prominently positioned cameras around my home. But there are two very valid objections to doing this. "Won't burglars just smash the ...

How-to: Hikvision Motion Detection Setup

Got a Hikvision camera because you have heard of its legendary motion detection features? Looking for a quick and easy guide to set it up? You are in the right place - here's the VueVille tutorial on Hikvision motion detection setup. Hikvision ...

Arlo Pro 2 vs. Arlo Pro – What’s the difference?

Netgear has now released an updated version of the Arlo Pro, the Arlo Pro 2. Is it worth paying a bit more to get the new model, or will the older model suffice? We strongly recommend the Arlo Pro 2 over the Arlo Pro because it has: higher ...

Best 32-Channel PoE NVR – 2019 Recommendations

If you have a lot of IP cameras in your home, how can you view their video streams all in one place? This is the job of the humble Network Video Recorder, or NVR. An NVR is a central device that can manage all your cameras, and even take a backup ...

How-to: Setup an IP camera using Power over Ethernet (PoE)

If you are looking into getting an IP camera system for your home or office, you must have come across the term PoE. What does PoE mean? Is it worth paying for? What are the alternatives? Can you use PoE for your existing IP cameras? These are ...

Review: Reolink RLC-422 5MP PoE Dome IP Camera

It feels like it was just a few months ago that I reviewed my first 4MP camera. Today I am going to take a closer look at the 5 Megapixel Reolink RLC-422 dome camera with 4x zoom, kindly provided by Reolink for this review. What's in the ...

Best Surveillance Hard Drives for NAS NVR and Dedicated NVR – 2019 Recommendations

Hard drives are not really the first thing that comes to our minds when we are thinking about our CCTV setup. That honour goes to the camera right? Whether you plan to record just motion detection clips or 24/7 round the clock, the safety of your ...

Best Indoor IP Camera – 2019 Recommendations

A DIY home security camera system is not complete unless it has indoor cameras. Outdoor cameras are great at securing your home's perimeter and alert you to an intrusion, but what if the intruder has already made their way into your home? That's why ...

Best Outdoor IP Camera – 2019 Recommendations

Our annual roundup of the best outdoor IP cameras to buy has become a very popular resource for those who want to create their own DIY security camera system. We have received many emails from readers with compliments and further questions about IP ...

Review: Reolink C1 Pro 4MP Wireless Indoor Pan-Tilt IP Camera

Reolink recently launched their latest indoor pan-tilt wireless camera, the 4 Megapixel Reolink C1 Pro. I got the chance to do a thorough hands-on review and I found it to be a great multi-purpose DIY security camera. With its easy setup, built-in ...

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