CCTV / Security Camera System News Release

8 December 2011 Comments Off on Our Popular Defender Camera Will Have An Infrared Option

Our Popular Defender Camera Will Have An Infrared Option

InfDefRugged

The Defender dome camera has been one of our hottest sellers in 2011, and we’ve gotten some great feedback from our customers on what they like and what they’d like improved. Well…WE LISTENED! Coming in January of 2012 – INFRARED DEFENDER with the same IP68 waterproof rating. Look for the release in the January Newsletter!!! […]

2 December 2011 Comments Off on Coming early 2012 MEGAPIXEL Cameras – The Easy Way

Coming early 2012 MEGAPIXEL Cameras – The Easy Way

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We are about to debut some new Megapixel Security Cameras in HD. But we will be doing it differently than many companies. Why? Because up until now, the only way you could have a High Def camera was to do it via IP. That was a hassle. It required extensive Networking knowledge and lots of […]

22 November 2011 Comments Off on Voltage Polarity

Voltage Polarity

One of the most important things to remember about your cameras is their power polarity. Almost all 12V DC cameras are polarity sensitive, which simply means, if you connect the negative wire from your camera into the positive terminal of your power supply it will actually fry components in the camera. This will damage the […]

28 October 2011 Comments Off on CCTV Hard Drive Shortages – Factories Flooded

CCTV Hard Drive Shortages – Factories Flooded

As some of you may already know the massive floods in Thailand have affected the current world supply of hard drives and hard drive components. The availability plummeted the day after, due to increased panic purchasing, based off of projected shortages for up to the next 9 months. It may take this long until the […]

29 September 2011 Comments Off on License Plate Recognition Cameras

License Plate Recognition Cameras

by Jennifer Spears – Business Solutions Manager License Plate Recognition Cameras otherwise known as LPR cameras are meant to do one thing. Can you guess what it is??? You guessed it! They are made to capture license plates very VERY well. If you aren’t familiar with LPR technology let me explain a few things. These […]

2 September 2011 Comments Off on Wireless Cameras – what you can REALLY expect!

Wireless Cameras – what you can REALLY expect!

by Jennifer Spears So you’ve decided that you need cameras. And wireless is going to fix every problem you have with running cables, getting power to the cameras, and it’s going to be snap to install them… Let me go ahead and get my fairy wand out for you! Because that’s the only thing that […]

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 […]