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How To Understand Business Security Cameras by Rugged Cams

Security Cameras come at an affordable price and can enhance your security both in the home and business. Most Insurance Companies will give you a discount for having a security system installed. Everyone can afford to protect against vandalism, theft, and enhance overall employee performance.

Video is stored on the DVR Hard Drive. H.264 Compression DVR is the compression industry standard. The H.264 Compression DVR stores 3x longer video than the older MPEG and MPEG4 Compression DVR. H.264 DVR will enable higher video quality both live and over the internet. Search for a DVR that has remote internet viewing capabilities from any high speed internet connection as well as mobile phones.

If you’d like, you can set up your DVR to record on motion, to prolong the storage of the video on the hard drive. If you choose, you can record 24/7 all the time. You can also record on a schedule. All video channels have an address that you assign, for example, (Outside Front Parking Lot) and is time and date stamped.

It is important to have a good amount of video storage such as a 1 to 2 Terabyte Hard Drive. Also recommended is a H.264 compression DVR. This is the state of the art standard presently in the Industry.

Transferring recorded video to another media. Be sure that your DVR has at least 1 USB drive and a DVD drive. Be sure your DVR is net-workable with your PC’s in the office. This way you are sure to be able to view your camera system easily, with any of your computer on the network as it is Windows compatible.

When connecting your system, use pre-cut cable or spools of combo video and Power RG59 Siamese Coax Cable. All security camera systems need both power and video (2 in 1 cable), so you can run just one cable from the DVR to each camera. Designate the location for your DVR and Monitor, making sure you have adequate wiring. After you have your video and power lines connected, plug in the DVR and attach a Monitor (after you have installed and connected the cameras to the system).

Each camera also needs power and video. Just plug in both sides of the coax cable to the cameras. To view your cameras on the internet you will need high speed internet access at the DVR location. Plug in the DVR like you plug in a Computer to the modem or router.

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