CCTV

15 Biggest Mistakes when buying DIY Home Security Cameras

Its not easy to decide which security camera to buy, is it? So many specs to understand and compare, so many brands to choose from, and so many watch outs. So its wise to take a little time to do your research. This is, after all, something that ...

Seagate Ironwolf vs. WD RED – NAS Hard Drives Compared

When I was choosing the hard drives for my DIY NAS NVR system, I did a ton of research. I wanted to record all my IP cameras 24/7, so reliability and performance were very important to me. In this article, I will share all my findings so that you ...

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 box ...

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 ...

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