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Installing a Security Camera System? Wear a Mask!

By jsmith / January 18, 2012 / 4 Comments

Leonardo da Vinci did more than paint the Mona Lisa – he was also a safety pioneer! Seeing some of his fellow artists coughing while chiseling and sanding marble, he had the idea that a piece of cloth dipped in water and stretched over the nose and mouth could make the job safer. He was…

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Consumer Confidence, An Essential Competitive Advantage

By Brian Merritt / February 8, 2011 / 1 Comment

One thing that consumers seek when making a purchase is confidence in the company that they are buying from. This is especially true when one decides to purchase surveillance equipment. The costs of surveillance equipment have decreased over the past few years due to increased demands for it. Therefore, more and more purchases are being…

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Taking Care of Your Investment

By Brian Merritt / January 28, 2011 / 2 Comments

Well you finally decided to go ahead and make that investment and have that new CCTV system installed, now what. Well, there are a lot of people that think once it is installed, that is all you have to do. And for the most part, it is. There are a few things that I would…

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Choosing The Right Kind of Video Recording Device

By Brian Merritt / January 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

Choosing the right kind of recording device for your surveillance system can be difficult at times. This is especially true given the system’s location and its environment. Remote locations can be the trickiest. In many instances, people need surveillance in isolated locations. Secluded locations are more susceptible to theft and vandalism. Unfortunately, most distant locations…

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Stop Getting Tangled in Network Camera Cables

By Brian Merritt / December 5, 2010 / 4 Comments

When most people take make the move from analog cameras to Network Cameras (IP Cameras), what they need in the ways of video recording, archiving, and cables is the biggest challenge for them to learn. Unless you are a network engineer or seasoned IT vet, you’ve probably never had to deal with switches, PoE ports,…

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How to Plan an Install From Start to Finish

By Brian Merritt / August 10, 2010 / 5 Comments

Every good installer is an expert note taker and this is why installers are some of the best people to take with you on a walk through. A notebook can be a powerful tool for both the installer and the client, so it’s always a good idea for both parties to keep track of any…

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