Archive: September 2019

DVRs have been around for a few years now and they seem to be in every home. They are typically thought of as a unit to record TV shows and movies. They also serve another purpose and that is to record videos in and outside of your home or business. There are so many out there for so many prices, its hard to know which one to go with or which one to purchase. You can do some research on the internet, which you’ve likely done to get here. You can look at security blogs and you can find news on the subject via Google or Yahoo news. Do you have the time to do all of the legwork? If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the choices available, that’s understandable because its easy to happen. There is so much conflicting information about different DVRs out there, you’re hoping that someone will just do some research and help you. Well, in this blog we are talking about finding a new digital security video recorder and we will be looking at an affordable model that you might be interested in. We will have a link for you to have a look at more in-depth so you can make an educated decision on which one to buy.

The DVR we have a look at is the Swann USB 2.0 DVR Guardian and it is a 4-channel USB camera system. Priced under $130 this camera can record up to 4 cameras at once and store their video. You are also able to check in with any of those 4 cameras on your smartphone with a simple and easy to use app. You’re also able to check into your system from anywhere and use cameras that may not be Swann, or you can add additional cameras from them to make sure your system has no hiccups and stays consistent. This DVR is straightforward to start using and no installation for the DVR is required. Get that ease of mind that you need when you can safely secure your home with the Swann USB DVR. The DVR even lets you set up motion detection and alerts.

Thank you for stopping by the blog and thanks for reading. We hope you found some useful information and will come back soon. If you have experience with this DVR or another one that you really like in the same price range, let us know about it. If you have a unique camera setup that you’d like to share or a story about how your security system helped you, please share it with us and we might be able to share it in a future edition. Come back soon.

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When you own a home security is your number one priority. It’s important to your family’s safety or just your own peace of mind if you live alone or don’t have a family. Worrying about your home can cause great stress and this stress can spread to different parts of your life. That’s why having a security camera is so important. It allows you to monitor certain parts of your home or even just your entryway or backdoor. You can also monitor certain rooms like if you have a young child that you want to make sure sleeps soundly. You can keep a digital dome camera fixed on your driveway, which is a fine tool to have if there have been break-ins in your neighborhood. It can monitor your surroundings too, to again, make you feel more at ease. You may be considering a digital dome camera and that’s a solid choice. Dome cameras are harder to tamper with and the digital signal doesn’t get stored on tape, but digitally. You can even check in on your cameras and watch live feeds with an app that typically comes with these cameras. If you’re interested in knowing more, you’re in luck, because in this edition of the blog we will be previewing a couple digital dome cameras that you can choose from. When you decide to know more or you want more, you can click on the link above to be taken to look at them yourself and decide if they’re what you’re needing.

The first camera we preview is the Swann Professional All-purpose dome camera. Don’t let the professional name scare you away, its still a cinch to install and mount. Keep a watch on any area you want to with this professional grade camera. Just plug into a DVR to record and its ideal for viewing things from a long distance like down a hall street or driveway. The night vision of this camera goes up to 35 meters or 114 feet and has Sony tech that is reliable and powerful. This is a great choice for under $200. The second camera on the preview list is the Vandal proof night vision dome camera. What’s better than being vandal proof? Having night vision, that’s what. This features Sharp color CCD and is a great buy under $100.

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Are you shopping for a DVR security camera system? A good DVR system allows you to record and store a large amount of raw footage from your security cameras. If you’re interested in protecting your home or office with security cameras, a DVR is a great investment to make, along with basics like an alarm system and cameras to monitor any areas on concern in or around your property. While you’re shopping for the right DVR for your home security system, be sure to consider a few of the fundamentals that will determine the best DVR for your needs. Here we’ll go over the basics of choosing the right DVR for your home or office security.

Picking out a DVR security camera system for your home doesn’t need to be a stressful or painful process. With all the information you can find on the internet, and the convenience of shopping online, you can get up and running in no time, and enjoy the security of knowing that your property and loved ones are safe and sound. To get started, it’s important to decide how many cameras are you going to have in your system. When you’re deciding on placement, you’ll want to consider what areas are vulnerable, including entrances and exits, along with what areas you might want to especially monitor, like your cash register. Once you’ve decided on how many points of surveillance you need, you can decide if you want your cameras to record continuously or whether they’re set to record only at particular times or when they’re activated by movement. Depending on the quality of the footage you want to record, you can also potentially adjust the rate of frames per second that you store. All of these factors will help you to determine the type and size of DVR that you might need to store data.

When you’re choosing a DVR, make sure that it is compatible with your computer or television’s operating system. A DVR system with a web-based interface might be Windows or Mac-specific, so it’s a good idea to make sure that your computer has the right compatibility for your new DVR. Consider whether or not you want the reliability of a hardwired transmission system or the convenience of a wireless system, keeping in mind that a wireless system can go down if your wireless internet does. Good luck finding the right DVR for your home or business!

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