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  1. R

    What is a decent IP cam for my budget?

    Good morning everyone, Some years back I bought one of the original IP cameras, it was an Ubiquiti(sub branded, actually manufactured by Hikvision I believe) and after I got it working it was pretty cool. Had a few bugs, but the tech was relatively new at the time. I lost that camera long ago...
  2. Y

    Floodlight Cameras are Generally Bad - Which one is the least bad?

    I have read and researched enough to accept the general premise from this forum that floodlight cameras are not a good solution at this time. But, I have to replace some floodlights and I am going to do it anyway to satisfy my curiosity. Because I plan to have normal turret cameras along that...
  3. C

    Camera placement recommendations?

    I'm a first time home-buyer, I just moved into a new 1800 sq house with a newborn and my wife is rightly concerned about security. I've put together our floorplan with my planned camera locations, entrances and fence gates are marked in red. I would love to get some feedback on my planned...
  4. D

    Camera / system for construction site time-lapse

    Can anyone recommend a camera or hardware+software solution for the following use case: Outdoor camera overlooking construction site. Install location has WiFi and power, but no ethernet. Record time-lapse – ideally 4k resolution, ~1fps. (Only interested in daytime hours.) Daily...
  5. ermac

    Best Setting for Motion Detect Record

    Googling "anti-dither" and "latch" in security camera terms can be a bit confusing... seems the explanation and definition of these terms varies and not all that clear. Dahua's default settings for Motion Detect is anti-dither set at 5 seconds and latch set at 10 seconds as well as delay at 10...
  6. S

    Overwhelmed - You're the PRO, Pls Make Reco's

    Andy, Saw you referenced quite a bit – newbie here. Picking up a server box to run BI later today and now need to pick a couple of cameras. I don’t really care if they are “International” or domestic consumption models so long as instructions and menus are in English. We’ve had our cars...
  7. D

    WiFi Camera options where no wires are possible?

    I'm working with a most unreasonable person (my dad) who has a large log home built when thin-net was how you put together a network. All exterior and most interior walls are log, minimum diameter of 10". Floors are concrete substrate with hot water radiant heat built into the concrete. The...
  8. J

    Need a recommendation

    I need a recommendation for a quality, reliable outdoor security camera. Requirements are: WiFi and wired options, records to NAS, night vision, motion detection, full HD, at least ip67 rating and viewable on IOS, Android and PC. Preferences include: ONVIF, MicroSD and PTZ. I currently have two...
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