How to use a Uniview DVR as an Encoder In this post we will discuss how to use a Uniview DVR as an Encoder for BNC/Analog cameras. As an Integrator or a Security System manager, many of you have run into a situation where a client has existing Analog (Coax) Cameras but wants to upgrade to […]Continue Reading
Category: General CCTV Applications
What is an XVR?
What is an XVR? Well you have heard of DVRs and NVRs, but what is an XVR? Well, we would say that an XVR Recorder is basically a DVR on steroids (but in a good way). A DVR (Digital Video Recorder) is a device used for recording and processing HD Analog or SD Analog Security […]Continue Reading
IK10 Security Cameras – What is IK10?
IK10 Impact Ratings for Security Cameras Have you been asked to find an IK10 Rated Security Camera for a project? If so, you may have wondered “What Exactly is IK10?” Since we carry several IK10 Security Cameras, we have been asked this question numerous times and decided to dedicate a post to briefly describing what […]Continue Reading
850nm vs. 940nm, IR Wavelength Comparison for CCTV Applications
There are two common IR wavelengths used in CCTV applications today. IR or Infrared wavelengths are measured in ‘nm’ or nanometers, which are used to specify the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation near the visible part of the light spectrum. Visible light ranges from about 390 to 700nm. The IR in CCTV applications take over from […]Continue Reading
How to hook up Multiple Monitors to your Security Camera System
A facet of security camera system applications that we are asked about frequently is, “How Do I Hook Up Several Monitors to my Security Camera System?” Some Security DVRs have both a HDMI and a VGA output. A few of these can be used simultaneously, but most are designed to use one or the other. […]Continue Reading