Security Camera Help

  1. Protect Your Security Cameras from Lightning

    Protect Your Security Cameras from Lightning
    Extreme weather appears to be becoming more common as time passes. Powerful winter storms in Texas, record-breaking snowfall in Buffalo, and stronger hurricanes are all threats to electronics like security cameras from lightning, moisture, and power outages. Even though most people don't think of thunderstorms as being as damaging as those widely covered weather events, […]
  2. Watching security cameras with a slow internet connection

    Watching security cameras with a slow internet connection
    Now that remotely viewing security cameras is becoming more popular, it is important to know what internet speeds are needed to remotely view a camera system. While it's great to have a system that allows for remote viewing from anywhere, many times customer expectations are not met because of no fault of the cameras or […]
  3. How to use AvaEye NDAA Compliant Security Systems

    How to use AvaEye NDAA Compliant Security Systems
    This guide is meant for customers who have purchased the NDAA compliant security cameras and NVR recorders from CCTV Camera World. The NVRs are compatible replacements for several third party products like Q-See Halifax or Knox recorders, or Western Digital surveillance products. To get started quickly with how to operate your new recorder we recommend […]
  4. What is H.265 and when to use it with security cameras?

    What is H.265 and when to use it with security cameras?
    When shopping for a security camera system, customers typically don't give encoding much thought, but it is crucial to know how surveillance cameras and systems record, store, and playback video. Security cameras greatly benefit from improvements in video encoding as new technology is developed. H.265 or HEVC is the latest innovation in video encoding, and […]
  5. How to Upgrade Your Existing Security Camera System

    How to Upgrade Your Existing Security Camera System
    This is a no-nonsense guide about how to update your existing surveillance system. Unlike other guides that discuss theories and hypotheticals, we break down the process so you can learn from it and do it on your own by selecting appropriate replacement equipment from CCTV Camera World. Contents Check for Video Issues Check Which Type […]
  6. How to Pick the Best PTZ Camera

    How to Pick the Best PTZ Camera
    The word PTZ is short for "Pan Tilt Zoom." PTZ cameras are an ideal choice for both security and multimedia applications. They are adaptable enough to be utilized anywhere for any project because they can move around freely and have optical zoom, which comes in handy for long distance observation and surveillance. There are several […]
  7. How to Get Remote Support for your Security Camera System

    How to Get Remote Support for your Security Camera System
    These days, it's hard to get reliable and skilled service for products bought in stores or online. Most businesses either outsource to other countries or hire low-skilled workers and only provide a few weeks of product training. We hold ourselves to a higher standard by providing support from the United States that is quick and […]
  8. How to Use Microsoft Edge to Access Security Cameras

    How to Use Microsoft Edge to Access Security Cameras
    There have been many changes and updates to security cameras over the years. Just recently, cameras have started to support HTML5 access using modern browsers. However, HTML5 lacks support for some critical features that are still supported by the plugins that run in Internet Explorer. As of June 15, 2022, Microsoft has discontinued Internet Explorer […]
  9. How to Use a Security Camera as Standalone

    How to Use a Security Camera as Standalone
    You may be looking at security cameras for a purpose other than security and safety. On a daily basis we receive inquiries about how to use our cameras for observation related uses, such as watching after animals in a zoo or animal sanctuary, live streaming a sporting event, or time-lapse capture of a construction project. […]
  10. How to use your Security Camera System

    How to use your Security Camera System
    In this comprehensive video guide, we demonstrate the plethora of basic functions that our security camera recorders have to offer. After you purchase your system, this guide is a starting point for learning how to use your security camera system. We start from learning to login to the recorder, and end with downloading video from […]
  11. How to Send 4 Security Camera Signals over 1 Wire

    How to Send 4 Security Camera Signals over 1 Wire
    Security camera installations vary greatly depending on what the requirements for the system are. A common problem that we are contacted about is sending multiple camera signals over one wire in a HD over coax system. Fortunately there is a solution for sending up to 4 camera signals over 1 wire using equipment called passive […]
  12. Pros and Cons of Security Cameras in the Workplace and the Legal Implications

    Pros and Cons of Security Cameras in the Workplace and the Legal Implications
    With discussions on privacy rights amongst individuals at an all-time high, the question of whether or not you should install surveillance systems in the workplace becomes a pretty complex discussion. On one hand you’d think that all businesses need security all-time installed to ensure a safe and comfortable working environment for all. On the other […]
  13. Tips on how to protect your Security Cameras from hackers

    Tips on how to protect your Security Cameras from hackers
    In this day and age it is no surprise that devices on the internet are under attack from hackers and automated computer programs called bots. In order for users to remotely view their security cameras the recorder or cameras needs to have an internet connection. However this means that security cameras and systems are vulnerable […]
  14. 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, […]
  15. 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 […]
  16. 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 […]
  17. 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 […]
  18. 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 […]
  19. 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 NDAA compliant security cameras and NVR recorders from CCTV Camera World. The NVRs are compatible replacements for several third party products like Q-See Halifax or Knox recorders, or Western Digital surveillance products. To get started quickly with how to operate your new recorder we recommend […]
  20. How to replace Q-See Security Cameras and Systems

    How to replace Q-See Security Cameras and Systems
    Large corporations that prioritize sales volume over quality of their products and support are on shaky grounds. Unsurprisingly the closure of one of the largest competitors of ours was a long time coming. Q-See is the latest business in the CCTV industry to go out of business because of their ill-fated business practices. QSee Corporation […]

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