Archive | April, 2010

29 April 2010 Comments Off on It’s Time To Start Wiring With CAT-6e

It’s Time To Start Wiring With CAT-6e

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Our installers report that about 80-90% of new installations are being wired with CAT-6e now. So, if you’re still running CAT-5e, start changing over immediately. This means you’ll have to order CAT-6e, and you’ll need to purchase new RJ-45 connectors for CAT-6e as well.

21 April 2010 Comments Off on Everybody Hates a Thief

Everybody Hates a Thief

Unfortunately, everybody gets to share that jarring feeling of discovering that your property or business has been robbed and vandalized. No one is immune.

14 April 2010 Comments Off on The Problem with IP Cameras

The Problem with IP Cameras

The problems we are running into with IP security cameras though, is that the resulting bandwidth and file sizes are huge. A 3 or 5 megapixel camera produces huge pictures that not only cover a wide area, but will allow “zooming in” multiple times without blurring and pixelating the picture. But since each captured image will result in large file sizes, the resulting bandwidth and storage will create problems.