Security Camera System FAQ

18 October 2011 Comments Off on Infrared Camera Questions

Infrared Camera Questions

by Jennifer Spears I have heard a few interesting questions this week on infrared cameras so I thought I would post and then answer them here. 1. Why does the infrared camera turn to B&W at night? – B&W camera chip sets can see in the infrared spectrum, thus they can see the infrared illumination […]

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/

7 March 2011 Comments Off on Quick Explanation of Security Camera Tools, Connectors and Cables

Quick Explanation of Security Camera Tools, Connectors and Cables

Lots of questions come up on what tools and connectors are needed to terminate analog CCTV equipment. Here’s a quick run through on the items you need and the makeup of coax cable, the different kinds, and some helpful hints you need to know before you buy and install a security system. http://www.rugged-cctv.com/

28 February 2011 Comments Off on How To Put On BNC Connectors

How To Put On BNC Connectors

In our continuing effort to assist our customers with all facets of installing a Security Camera System, we have just put up our latest “How-To” video, entitled “How to put on BNC connectors”. This explains the process in detail and should make putting on these connectors a snap. You will also be able to find […]

28 June 2010 Comments Off on Wireless Surveillance Cameras – Will they work for you?

Wireless Surveillance Cameras – Will they work for you?

Will Wireless Security Cameras work on your property? Find out.

18 June 2010 Comments Off on Security Camera Installation Instructions

Security Camera Installation Instructions

by Jennifer Spears – System Design Engineer Rugged CCTV Time and time again I am asked if surveillance camera systems come with a manual on installing the cameras. My answer is – ALL surveillance systems for businesses and regular home purchase should come with some type of guide to walk you through how to install […]

7 June 2010 1 Comment

DVR, Quad Processor, or Switcher – Differences and Preferences

DVR, Quad Processor, or Switcher – Differences and Preferences by Jennifer Spears Security System Design Engineer I thought we’d get back to basics for a minute and discuss the options available when you have more than one surveillance camera at your business. I’m going to be talking about 3 different pieces of equipment. I’ll be […]

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28 May 2010 Comments Off on Top 10 Questions About Buying A Security Camera System

Top 10 Questions About Buying A Security Camera System

Here are the Top 10 Questions I am asked on a daily basis for what a business needs in reference to security cameras and security camera systems.