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Rugged CCTV is a Manufacturer of Digital Security Cameras and complete Security Camera Systems for Business & Industry. We Custom Design Security Camera Systems FREE for your Facility or Site. Rugged Cams holds the Patents on many of our specialized products.

10 January 2012 Comments Off on Megapixel Cameras – Using the Same Wiring You Already Have

Megapixel Cameras – Using the Same Wiring You Already Have

In just a few weeks, we will be introducing our New Megapixel Cameras and DVR’s. This new technology, much easier to implement than IP Cameras, will carry 1080p HD Video down your existing Coax cables. What this means, is that you will be able to switch out your old cameras for HD Megapixel cameras in […]

22 December 2011 Comments Off on Rugged CCTV Reports Record Year In 2011

Rugged CCTV Reports Record Year In 2011

Thanks to our customers Rugged CCTV has just experienced our best year ever. Now entering our 19th year, we were not expecting 2011 to be as good as it has been. Thanks to a host of new products and some Patents, we have seen demand go through the roof in 2011. So, we thought we […]

12 December 2011 Comments Off on UPS Seems To Be Imploding – Reports Of War Between Union & Management

UPS Seems To Be Imploding – Reports Of War Between Union & Management

We ship hundreds of packages every week and we have relied on UPS for our shipping for many, many years. However, we started to see that the apparent strife within the ranks of UPS (both drivers and office workers), was starting to affect delivery, pickups and even billing. Luckily, we saw this building months ago […]

8 December 2011 Comments Off on Connecting Cameras To A Central Power Supply Cabinet

Connecting Cameras To A Central Power Supply Cabinet

We’ve had lots and lots of questions about how you connect 12V DC power into our central power supplies. It is really simple as long as you remember that all 12V DC connections are polarity sensitive. Simply stated you connect the + to the + and the – to the – on your screw terminals […]

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

Our Popular Defender Camera Will Have An Infrared Option

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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 […]

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 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 […]