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Best CCTV Camera for Home Security 2017

Best CCTV Camera for Home Security 2017

Looking for the best CCTV camera for home security 2017? Check out my quick guide to a selection of top CCTV cameras available for 2017. This is an update on our popular guide to CCTV cameras 2016. We've got some new entries into this year's version, as several high-end technology companies are muscling for attention ...

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Best Wireless IP Camera 2016

Best Wireless IP Camera 2016

The wireless IP camera market have taken off in 2016. A flood of cheap, high quality imports from overseas means we seem to be spoilt for choice when it comes to wireless surveillance solutions. Cut-and-paste specs and largely insignificant updates to resolution and features though mean that it's not so easy to find ...

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Best CCTV Cameras for 2016

Best CCTV Cameras for 2016

Find the best CCTV cameras for your home or small business in 2016. Looking for a new IP camera or AHD CCTV surveillance kit for added security? Whether you're looking for a single indoor home monitoring camera, or a fully fledged and expandable CCTV system, there are some great budget CCTV camera systems out there. ...

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Foscam C1 Setup and Instructions

Foscam C1 Setup and Instructions

Setting up the Foscam C1 indoor IP camera was not difficult to do. I'll run through the main screens and point out any useful information. I got a Foscam C1 from Amazon.co.uk in October 2015, and it shipped with latest system and application firmware. These Foscams rely upon a plugin to access via the web, so if ...

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Best Indoor Security Camera 2015

Best Indoor Security Camera 2015

What makes for the best indoor security camera 2015? Ridiculously massive resolutions, super-fast wifi connectivity and the night-vision of a high-developed owl are all great to have, but what do you really need for your indoor security camera usage? Applications for an indoor security camera Since prices have ...

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Does CCTV crime prevention really work?

Does CCTV crime prevention really work?

Whether CCTV crime prevention really works is a controversial topic. Critics of closed-circuit television surveillance are quick to claim that monitoring streets and homes with cameras makes little or no difference to criminal offending. CCTV cameras are viewed as intrusive, Big-Brother-esque technology with no ...

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Best Cheap CCTV Systems 2015

Best Cheap CCTV Systems 2015

Looking for the best cheap CCTV systems for your home? Don't want to fork out serious cash for fancy IP cams and an expensive NVR to go with it? We've reviewed fantastic budget CCTV kits from brands you might not have heard of. And they really offer amazing value for money. Fancy a home CCTV system sporting HD ...

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Outdoor IP Camera Review 2015

Outdoor IP Camera Review 2015

Looking for an outdoor IP camera? Not sure whether to get a dome or a bullet camera? What about PoE or a wireless IP camera? Check out our top recommendations for 2015. And keep reading for the latest on the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) 2015 guidance for UK homeowners using an outdoor IP camera. ...

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What is an NVR and do I need one for home CCTV?

What is an NVR and do I need one for home CCTV?

Are you wondering just what is an NVR? The acronym 'NVR' will crop up when you research your home CCTV surveillance system. It stands for 'network video recorder'. If you are building a custom security camera system for your home, you may need an NVR. Where the recorder sits in your home CCTV system Wherever you ...

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