Business Security and Personal Security Issues

9 August 2011 Comments Off on Rugged CCTV Hires New Brand Manager

Rugged CCTV Hires New Brand Manager

Dale- New Brand Manager

I’d like to introduce you to our newest employee. Dale Burnett has accepted our offer of employment as a manager – Brand Marketing. His first day was July 5th 2011. Dale has 21 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles within sales & marketing with a manufacturing firm. In his most recent position, Dale managed […]

8 August 2011 2 Comments

New Phone APP Lets You View Up To 16 Cameras Simultaneously

SmartEyesApp for Security Camera Viewing

So you don’t want to just access your new Rugged CCTV DVR through your smart phone’s web browser any longer? Now you can do it DIRECT to your phone! Need more than 1 channel at a time on your Droid iPad or other phone? Want to be able to manipulate your PTZ cameras straight from […]

1 July 2011 Comments Off on The Importance of Labeling Your Cables

The Importance of Labeling Your Cables

by Jennifer Spears Now I know this is going to sound really REALLY simple – because it is. But it is SO important and I just don’t think a lot of customers or installers (you know who you are) think to do it until it is too late. LABEL YOUR CABLING. Yup that’s it. When […]

15 June 2011 Comments Off on DVR Input Connectors – The Good, the Bad and the Observation System

DVR Input Connectors – The Good, the Bad and the Observation System

by Jennifer Spears Here are the 3 most common analog style video input connectors you will find on cameras and DVRs. BNC, RCA and RJ11. I’ll discuss each briefly and tell you what to watch out for. (RJ45 connectors are used for Network and IP camera connections, and we will cover this style of connector […]

7 June 2011 Comments Off on New Starlight Cameras now in Beta Testing

New Starlight Cameras now in Beta Testing

The latest technological leap in Security Camera technology is here. It’s called Starlight Cameras. You won’t need Infrared anymore for most purposes because the newest Starlight technology amplifies light sorta like the Flir cameras the Police use. You won’t believe what this will do for you. No more blurry night time pictures from the Infrared […]

27 May 2011 Comments Off on Resolution vs Frames per Second (fps)

Resolution vs Frames per Second (fps)

OK this is a simple matter but a lot of customers get these two settings confused, backwards, or think they mean the same thing. Resolution is the size of the picture. A DVR can normally record at one of 3 setting options. CIF, Field and Full or CIF, 2CIF, and 4CIF which correspond to the […]

20 May 2011 Comments Off on NEW Rugged HD 16 Channel DVR

NEW Rugged HD 16 Channel DVR

Was your business broken into again? Or your home? How much did they get this time? Cash, artwork, jewelry, stock, vehicles? Still thinking you can’t afford a fantastic DVR with all the features you need? THINK AGAIN!!! We have just released our newest, most full featured 16 channel DVR available on the market today. Check […]

29 April 2011 Comments Off on BNC Connector Types and Instructions

BNC Connector Types and Instructions

BNC Connector Styles for Coax Cabling By Jennifer Spears So you are going to hang security cameras and you’ve decided to pull your own cabling from a spool of cabling instead of going with pre-made cables. Good for you! Promise you won’t regret it. You’ll have a cleaner installation, plus much cleaner video since you […]

1 April 2011 Comments Off on Security Camera Video Over Cat-5 Wiring

Security Camera Video Over Cat-5 Wiring

Ever wanted to know what the different components needed for video signal transfer over Cat 5 cable was? Well here is your chance to learn it all…Ok at least most of it. Components and distances are gone through as is power requirements. http://www.rugged-cctv.com/

30 March 2011 Comments Off on Pre-Made Security Camera Cables

Pre-Made Security Camera Cables

Here is a tutorial on pre-made CCTV cabling and the difference between pre-made and bulk cabling. What kind you need to look for, and look out for, extras you might need to get, and the pros and cons of this type of cabling. http://www.rugged-cctv.com/