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  1. grendel54

    Cat6 outdoor shielded cable

    Outdoor shielded Cat6 cable with as much flexibility as possible...what are people using?
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    Data Bottleneck question

    I have a question about bottlenecking. Lets say I have 3 cameras that are 200 meters away from my NVR and another that is 300 meters. We'll say im using IPC-T5442T-ZE for example and instead of running 4 separate CAT6 lines I just run one with a POE extender for each camera ( ). Is...
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    Wife approved locations

    Nice work, didn't even see them on the first pic.
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    Blur on this cam

    Depending on the camera, You may want to open it up and drop a little silicon bag inside it. Make sure all your seals are tight.
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    Argus PT wireless camera with Dahua NVR

    Has anyone successfully used Argus PT wireless camera with Dahua or similar NVR? I have a client that wants to use Reolink PTZ wireless cameras. Am I able to integrate this camera into a Dahua (off-brand similar to) NVR and use the online Reolink App as well?
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    New NVR to replace old one

    I will try changing those today.
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    New NVR to replace old one

    The router automatically spits out the string 192.168.1.XXX, the cameras are all set at - The NVR accepted a IP of Not sure what else to change.
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    Camera locations

    I think you need one more camera on the pool *wink*wink*nod*nod
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    New NVR to replace old one

    I got a new NVR to replace the existing old NVR. It uses a separate POE switch. The old one had a output for the POE switch and an output for outside LAN(router) line. The new one only has one. I tried configuring all the same settings on the new NVR but I can't seem to see any of the...
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    How much Hard drive do you think I will need

    I ordered a new NVR from Andy. I am trying to calculate how much hard drive space I will need to keep 30 days worth of recordings. Currently cameras are in a parking garage recording a 30 second clip from 13 1080p camera's motion. It is not a high traffic parking garage but there is a bank...
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    Cloudy/Weathered Dome covers

    Thanks for all the replies. Looks like im leaning on buying new ones. I inherited this install, I have yet to use Dome Cameras. I stick mainly with the turret cameras. Anyone familiar with these type of cameras and where i can get some new covers?
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    HELP! How do I get into this camera system

    Not sure what the camera system is. Here are some pics. NVR looks to be generic. No name brands on anything.
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    HELP! How do I get into this camera system

    The person that installed theses cameras is MIA. They have asked me to take over but I can't get into the NVR. What do I use to get in without having to reset the whole system?
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    Cloudy/Weathered Dome covers

    I have some cameras installed in a parking garage. The ones outside the garage take a lot of direct sunlight all day as well as get hit by all the elements. The domes have clouded up pretty bad. Does anyone know of a cleaner I should use to clean these up? Has anyone had good luck with...
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    Best way to join 2 Cat6 cables

    So by the rational that you untwist more with butt connectors that would lead me to blieve that a coupler would be best for line integreity. I use pass through connectors which minimize the amount of twists taken out. The question is how well does a coupler work. i agree the coupler is the...
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    Best way to join 2 Cat6 cables

    What is the issue with option 3? ive used option 3 in the past when converting to and outside rated cable going from indoors to outdoors.
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    Best way to join 2 Cat6 cables

    How well does this fit in a standard outdoor junction box?
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    Best way to join 2 Cat6 cables

    Trying to find out what the best way (least amount of loss without running one long cable) is combining two Cat6 cables. So far my choices seem to be... 1. Put a connector on both ends and use a coupler. 2. Put a connector on one end and a module connector on the other...
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    Anyone familiar with this dome camera?

    I tried logging in to camera and I tried logging into admin. No generic passwords worked. Client would like to fix three non working cameras and add 2 more cameras.
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    Anyone familiar with this dome camera?

    Here is the software being used. The NVR looks to be a generic. Does this coincide with the HIKVision cameras.
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    Anyone familiar with this dome camera?

    I was asked to look at the camera system in a client's garage. # of the 13 cameras have gone out. They are all POE running 1080p. I have not tested the lines yet, but I am guessing the problems lies in the cameras themselves. I tried resetting, but no luck. Is anyone familiar with the...
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    Liability Waiver

    Does anyone make their clients sign any kind of liability waiver? Does anyone have a generic one they can pass my way? Thanks
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    Working with Cat 5E vs. Cat 6 experiences & Pass Through Connectors

    I use the same direct burial with the same crimpers but i use these ends... sometimes you have to use pliers to squish the cable to get it in but most of the times you can squeeze it with your fingers.
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    Installing cameras far from the home on outbuildings

    dont forget to ground properly when going to another building.
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    NVR Remote access question

    I have a client that owns a restaurant and would like to log in remotely to watch the cameras. The NVR is a 24Ch POE similar to the Dahua but doesn't have the Dahua name on it that Andy sold me. My question is... Is TeamViewer the best option for logging in to the computer in the office then...
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    Cat6 shielded UTX 23AWG cable termination

    What is everyone using to terminate these cables? with grounding