CCTV Camera World Knowledge Base

  1. How to Troubleshoot a Security Camera

    How to Troubleshoot a Security Camera
    The simplicity of network based security cameras offered by CCTV Camera World makes troubleshooting a relatively easy process. Our IP cameras, network cameras, and PoE cameras feature plug and play technology that allows them to intelligently talk to our PoE NVRs. When you purchase a NVR with a built-in PoE switch, and our PoE Cameras, […]
  2. From References to Investing in a Camera - Hiring a Nanny Checklist

    From References to Investing in a Camera - Hiring a Nanny Checklist
    It can be stressful trying to figure out the best childcare solutions for your kids. One of the more popular options out there is hiring a nanny to take care of your children while you're away at work. Finding an experienced nanny who is trustworthy can seem like a daunting task on the surface, but […]
  3. Live Streaming Camera Partnership Program

    Live Streaming Camera Partnership Program
    CCTV Camera World is proud to announce our Live Streaming Camera Partnership program for 2021. Live Streaming is becoming increasingly popular each year and is an amazing way to increase awareness of important causes, and increase recognition of an organization. We are interested in assisting organizations that invest their time and energy in the conservation […]
  4. Barn Security Camera System

    Barn Security Camera System
    Security camera systems are not only for urban areas where crime is a known threat, security cameras are also great for rural areas and farms as well. Whether to monitor livestock or prevent equipment theft, security systems are useful for almost any project. Even without internet access to a barn it is possible to monitor […]
  5. How to replace Lorex Security Cameras and Systems

    How to replace Lorex Security Cameras and Systems
    Businesses that push their products through advertising and marketplaces like Amazon are only interested in selling as much as possible. One of those businesses in the security camera industry is Lorex. When companies like Lorex put a focus on sales rather than providing great technical and customer service the results are predictable: unsatisfied customers. Those […]
  6. The Best License Plate Capture Camera Guide

    The Best License Plate Capture Camera Guide
    When shopping for a security camera system, customer's usually focus on purchasing the best resolution cameras such as 4K security cameras to capture the greatest detail possible of intruders. While that logic may suffice in some instances, it doesn't help when they get robbed in the middle of the night by suspects wearing masks and […]
  7. Home Safety and Fire Prevention Guide

    Home Safety and Fire Prevention Guide
    Every year there are more than 300,000 house fires across the US, and these disasters are one of the most frightening things a homeowner can have to deal with. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself from a fire starting in your home and to protect yourself and your […]
  8. What Is Cyberbullying and How to Prevent It

    What Is Cyberbullying and How to Prevent It
    Bullying is nothing new, but teens these days must also navigate the challenges of the digital landscape. Parents and teachers who grew up in a different generation may struggle to understand the many nuanced forms that online bullying, or cyberbullying, can take. Any form of bullying is hurtful, but cyberbullying can be especially damaging because […]
  9. How to Record a Barking Dog Problem

    How to Record a Barking Dog Problem
    It’s no surprise that we get a lot of customers looking to record a particular nuisance that is common in rural, urban, and suburban areas alike. That nuisance is a dog barking at odd hours of the night and the dog’s owner doing nothing to keep their pet quiet. Customers who are on the receiving […]
  10. How to Setup Audio Detection on a Security Camera System

    How to Setup Audio Detection on a Security Camera System
    Audio Detection is a feature that can be a very reliable way to capture a conversation or other important sounds that need to be recorded. It allows a security camera with a built-in microphone or audio line-in to trigger recording when sound is detected. You no longer have to rely on video-based motion detection to […]
  11. How to Troubleshoot HD Security Cameras Over Coax

    How to Troubleshoot HD Security Cameras Over Coax
    Unlike network based security cameras, HD security cameras over Coax use BNC RG59U siamese cable that is a combination of coax video and power wiring. Coax wire is difficult to crimp if you are using cable from a spool, which can lead to many mistakes being made when installing security cameras. It is important to […]
  12. How Security Cameras in Garages & Parking Lots Prevent & Solve Crimes

    How Security Cameras in Garages & Parking Lots Prevent & Solve Crimes
    As our access to improved technology grows, applications of technology to spaces that have traditionally been the locations for crime have become the focus of developers. Spaces like parking lots and garages have always been difficult to keep secure for a variety of reasons. Heavy traffic in and out of these spaces, dark corners and […]
  13. How to access PoE cameras in an NVR system

    How to access PoE cameras in an NVR system
    PoE Cameras are types of IP cameras that come with a web server built-in that is easily accessible using the camera IP address when the cameras are deployed in an IP camera system over the network. The web interface contains settings on PoE cameras like license plate cameras, PTZ, and Smart Security Cameras that require […]
  14. Recording a DVR or NVR to FTP on your NAS

    Recording a DVR or NVR to FTP on your NAS
    NAS storage devices are prevalent and relatively inexpensive these days. They can not only be used to store your personal or business documents, pictures, and videos, but they can also be used as a redundant backup point for your security camera system. The videos below shows you how to configure settings for your FTP on […]
  15. How to Find Your IP Camera on the Network

    How to Find Your IP Camera on the Network
    Configuration tools are important when it comes to setting up, owning and managing a security camera system. These tools are especially useful when it comes to configuring IP security camera systems. This includes configuring recorders such as NVRs, DVRs, and XVRs for a network to set up remote viewing. In the article below we show […]
  16. How to find the IP address of your security camera recorder

    How to find the IP address of your security camera recorder
    The IP address of your security camera recorder is an important piece on information that you should know. Knowing the IP address for the DVR or NVR recorder will allow you to follow the guides and tutorials that you may need depending on your use case scenario. Most commonly, the IP address is needed to […]
  17. Checking Security Camera System Log File

    Checking Security Camera System Log File
    When you encounter an issue with your security camera system it is important to take necessary troubleshooting steps. To aid with troubleshooting our recorders save system logs. They are accessible by using the Info section on the Main Menu of the recorder. This allows you to select a given date range to search for logs. […]
  18. How to use the Universal Series Security Camera System

    How to use the Universal Series Security Camera System
    This guide is meant for customers who have purchased the UNV security camera recorder from CCTV Camera World. The Universal series NVRs are compatible replacements for several third party products like Q-See Halifax or Knox recorders. To get started quickly with how to operate your new recorder we recommend watching the video guide below which […]
  19. How to Connect Q-See Cameras to an Avalonix NVR

    How to Connect Q-See Cameras to an Avalonix NVR
    This post is meant to assist customers who are moving away from their Q-see NVRs and attempting to connect their old QC series IP cameras with NVRs from CCTV Camera World. It is important to understand that IP cameras require a correct username and password for the admin user to allow the NVR to connect […]
  20. How to Connect a Siren to a Security Camera System

    How to Connect a Siren to a Security Camera System
    A great feature of CCTV Camera World’s security camera systems is the ability to add an external siren to the DVR or NVR. It is possible to connect a siren to our recorders that have an alarm input/output panel on the back. An external siren can alert a homeowner or business of potential intruders while […]

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