15 June 2011 Comments Off

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 […]

29 April 2011 Comments Off

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 […]

7 March 2011 Comments Off

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/