Surveillance camera types and price

If you want to improve the safety of your home, you might consider installing CCTV. In this blog, you can get acquainted with the different types of security camera systems and their prices. You also discover more about the legislation before placing cameras.

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When placing security cameras you have many possibilities. Here are some common types of surveillance.

Analog CCTV
analog-cctvWith analog CCTV you can view the images created by the camera through the internet when you install a recorder on the network. This system is admittedly fairly inexpensive, but it is already quite outdated and the quality of the images is only 0.3 megapixel not so good. It should also be installed separately wired to the recorder for each camera, which makes the system quite complex. An advantage of this system is that there is no image loss is when the network fails. Using infrared illumination is also possible in low light conditions to create images.

Higher image quality with IP cameras
Because of the higher resolution deliver IP video surveillance systems, better picture quality. Because of this, you do need more storage capacity, although this problem is solved with the most modern systems thanks to video compression. The biggest advantage of this system is that there are many possibilities. You can zoom in, among other things, detect motion and even receive alerts when motion is detected. In addition, you can easily view the images from the cameras via the internet.

HD-SDI cameras, camera images in high definition
This kind of surveillance combines the standard camera ease of use with image quality in high definition. The images from these cameras can only be recorded by an HD-SDI recorder, although the connection is the same as that of analog cameras. It is possible to use these cameras in a closed system, but they can also easily connect to a network so you can view the images on your computer or smartphone.hd-sdi-cameras

CCTV wireless
Today it is also possible to install a wireless camera. The big advantage is of course that you do not have to take account of a cabling system. This makes them easy to install and can moreover give quickly a different place them.

Camera surveillance laws
The placement of security camera is bound by some strict rules. You must adhere to the general Privacy Act and there is also a specific Camera went. Thus, it is required to report to the Commission for the Protection of Privacy that you have placed a camera. This declaration can be done online and should be arranged prior to the commissioning of the security system.

It should also all access to the site equipped placed an icon with CCTV indicating that security cameras installed. The size of the icon will depend on the nature of the place where the camera (s) is/are placed. You can as a private individual, moreover, no cameras placed on public property or pictures from the public domain. For more information on the legislation on security camera advice, you can ask the installer of your camera.

Price surveillance
The price for the standard analog cameras starts with (not including VAT) about 52.26 dollars each. For an IP camera, you pay soon 104.52 dollars, and prices for cameras with better image quality, better zoom options, and range are still a lot higher. For a wireless camera prices start at 104.52 dollars each. If you choose a whole set, including storage material for the images and any accessories, the price will naturally be higher. For an analog surveillance system with one camera, you may expect a starting price of 313.55 dollars, for an IP camera set with one camera prices start around 522.58 dollars.

Keep in mind that installation of surveillance also involves costs.

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A new home theater installation … and then?

home-theater-installation-laYou have your new installation in the new components and speakers are unpacked … What then? Drafting properly and adjusting such a system is one of the most important and most underestimated things after purchase.

Usually not consider when purchasing a new home theater system into the purchase of some necessary extras. The cables are usually an afterthought. And tools such as a test DVD or a sound pressure meter has already reserved no budget.

To get the maximum results from your new Home Theater, we provide a general guide to installing and adjusting your Home Theater system.

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We will consider each of the following topics:

1. Test DVD`s
2. Listen to Space and sweet spot
3. Placement of your speakers
4. Connecting the components
5. Connecting your speakers + overall control
6. The adjustment of the front, center, surround speakers
7. Adjusting the Subwoofer

It will in practice often prevent an ideal position for the equipment, speakers and the listening position (sweet spot) can be selected. Often there will be concessions have to be made. Fortunately, it is possible with most equipment to correct the deficiencies in the decor of your home.

For completeness, we do not discuss in this blog are the installation and commissioning of (large screen) TV’s and / or projectors and screens.

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Buying guide wall brackets for TV

wall brackets for TVA wall bracket to hang your TV on the wall is not low price. It is therefore important to immediately choose a good wall bracket. A good system, moreover, is also important because of the safety.

Have you picked a nice spot on the wall for your TV? With the appropriate wall mount allows you for hours of comfortable viewing, and you can be sure that the screen is stuck. Given the weight of certain devices (and the price) is of great importance.

Although traders do not often put in the spotlight, there exist dozens of different wall brackets for several televisions. There are fixed and movable brackets, with or without telescopic arm, whether or not motorized etc. The prices are very diverse.

They are, moreover, not always for all TV sets suitable, even though they are supposedly universal wall mounts.

Think carefully about what you want yourself and take into account any technical limitations before you purchase one there. Can television linger static or want to tip over and possibly run? Do you want to get him off the wall, so the screen is better or is visible from multiple positions? It is also important to check the specifications of your TV set to find a compatible bracket to determine whether the wall is sufficiently strong and choose the appropriate restraint.

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tv wall bracketsWhich brackets are suitable for my TV?
Most wall brackets are universal mounting on a TV using VESA sizes. VESA size indicates the attachment points of the television. Before picking out a bracket you should know the inch size and weight of your television. In our help center, you can easily choose the inch size of your TV to see all the appropriate brackets. With a suitable bracket VESA mounting points are similar to those at the back of your TV.

Where are the VESA points of my TV?
You can find the VESA mounting points on the rear of your television. The larger your screen is, the farther down the points apart. The illustration VESA points are depicted by the white dots. When choosing your bracket into account the connections of your television. When they sit outside the fastening points, each appropriate bracket is suitable.

When the connections are within the attachment points of the bracket, each bracket is not suitable. Choose in this case for a bracket with an open design. So all connections will remain available and you do not get into trouble with connecting a DVD player or console.

What you place the TV?
Will hang the TV at eye level, or you confirm it above a fireplace or in the bedroom? For the best viewing experience, you should always look straight toward the TV. When the TV is hung above eye level, choose a tilting wall bracket so that the screen can be tilted downwards.

Must be able to turn the TV?
Choose a swivel bracket if you want to watch both from the sofa and the dining table TV. If the bracket far must rotate the bracket should be adjustable in depth. The TV must then further away from the wall hanging to make the turn. When you tilt the TV is and it hangs above eye level, then take a tilt and swivel wall bracket.

How do you attach a bracket?
Attaching a bracket is fairly simple. To hang the TV, you need a pencil, drill, screwdriver, tape measure and level. The brackets are supplied with clear instructions and available for many are even video instructions. Let you rather hang by an expert your TV? Then choose our TV installation service.

installation of a home theater system

When do I have to consider when installing a home theater system? The question is often asked. We try to help get you going with a few tips and concerns.
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The room : The room in which the home theater system will be placed is often overlooked as a factor in the installation. Different aspects of a room influence.

Let us first at the image quality of your television. Light sources play a role: both natural and artificial light. The natural light during the day we can try to keep with the right choice of curtains, the dark type. Still, we need a bit of light in space, if only to find the remote control, or even to sip from the glass. The lights with low wattage are best for a corner or on a wall designed to thus provide indirect light. A passing is even better: dim when the movie starts.

The shape of the space also plays a role, and this in auditory area:

  • Rectangular space : This is the ideal form for a perfect speaker placement. Place the TV on one of the short sides and your sofa in the middle of the room.
  • Square room : Not so ideal. Unless the room is huge, the listening position will be pushed by the shape of the space on the back wall. Place the surround speakers on the back wall in the corners.
  • L shape : These areas suffer sometimes a strange bass. We recommend you to consider the smaller space in the L road and continue the installation as if it were a rectangular space.

The rear speakers are best placed at an equal distance from the seat or sofa. They should also be placed slightly to the rear.

The manual included or incorporated menu, by the way often gives a good visual support for the placement of the speakers. Attach them to the wall or partition, then you give them best points a bit down to the seat.

When you put the cables, keep some rope over to the end. So you still give some leeway in positioning the speakers. Do the same on the other side of the system. If your speakers are floor models, buy or take over a support underneath. The center speaker gets a place at or below the television.

The last speaker that you place the sub woofer. This speaker allows for the reproduction of bass like explosions and other special effects. Here we can distinguish two types: passive and active. The latter requires its own power source which makes this sub woofer should have a place close to a power outlet.

Now the speaker wiring is completed, the fun part comes in: connecting the various devices. Therefore you have the choice of different cables whose quality differs thoroughly.

The cables are supplied with most speakers of a lesser quality and not make the most of your installation.

High-end AV cables are thicker (and more expensive) than normal cables but they have a much better response and less signal loss. Especially in the case they are recommended somewhat more expensive equipment.

Invest in a decent pair cables often means a real transformation of your equipment and chain. It would be a shame a lot of money to fork out for the instruments and to come home with a thin cable that does not use all the capabilities of your system.

In these more expensive cables is also the length of interest. The longer the cable, the greater the price tag will be. Therefore, measuring the length between the different components that need to be connected.

Most cables for home theater sets are colored: red for right audio, white for left audio and yellow for video. With all-in-one-box systems have the cables and place them in need plugs the same color. This should make it easier to install a piece.

The different cables in a row, in order of quality (best to less):

HDMI (high-definition digital audio and HD video)
This is a recent type of cable to the main unit of the home theater system connects to the television, in particular LCD TV or plasma TV. HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface.

The 19-pin connector has become the standard for AV equipment. As for television, DVD players and games consoles has taken over the function of the scart cable; with regard to noise replaces the optical or coaxial digital connections.

An HDMI cable transfers digital audio and video between the different devices. As a result, in theory, the connection of the different components much easier. Over a single HDMI cable to multi-channel audio and high definition televisions are sent. Of course this requires your flat features an HDMI connection.

More so, you can at a later date yet to connect other devices with multiple HDMI inputs, such as a game console. Who only has one HDMI input has to be flat can be happy even called a switch box purchases where you let transmit all HDMI cables and then connect to that one HDMI input.

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Different versions of HDMI
As with USB, there are different versions of HDMI. The version used almost standard today is HDMI version 1.3. This specification provides several improvements over the older versions such as more accurate color reproduction (over one billion colors), high bandwidth (for the transmission of more colors and HD audio) and Auto Lip Sync, allowing video and audio sync through all devices.

HDMI will like USB continue to develop, but for now you’re with HDMI 1.3 the following years safely.

Scart (analog audio and video) : This cable handles both video signals both (composite, RGB, S-Video and Component Video) and audio signals.

Component video (analog HD video) : This is a specialized type of connection that provides excellent image quality, and should not be inferior to HDMI. The video information is divided into three separate signals, two for color and one for luminance or brightness.

The cable consists of three RCA jacks which are also referred to as Y (green indicator), Pb (blue indicator) and Pr red indicator). Component Video is better than S-Video.

S-Video (Analog Video) : S-Video is the best connection when component video and HDMI are not available. The video signal is split into two parts, one for color and one for brightness.

That should provide finer detail and higher resolution of the image. The sharpness of the pictures is better than composite video.

Composite video (analog video) : For composite video signals, the brightness (luminance) and color (chrominance) of the image combined in one cable.

The image quality is less because they interact, and may cause noise and interference.

Optical Digital (digital audio) : S / PDIF stands for Sony / Philips Digital InterFace and a digital connection between various components to transmit audio. Example, you can connect the digital audio output from a DVD player or set-top box with an AV amplifier. Of S / PDIF, there is a coaxial optical version and a version.

The optical version, often called Toslink, uses pulses of red light to send audio through. The coaxial version uses copper wires.

RCA : This connector you know of RCA connectors, with red for audio left, right and white for audio and yellow for video.

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Partially install you can also choose to ‘interpret with any wiring. By doing this, the mechanic itself less work and the final installation costs will be lower. The technician will arrange for installation of the cameras and / or components and any installation and explanation of software.

Installing your own Many of our systems are easy to install yourself. All alarms are preprogrammed delivered to you so you only the components still have to hang. When camera also has a cable pulled worden. Door to perform the installation yourself saves mechanics charges and will pay significantly less!

If your security system is optimally installed you get maximum return from your system. In addition, you do not have to worry whether the system is properly programmed, because the technician does this for you.

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What you should know before putting up your TV

wall-tvFlat panel TVs are ideally suited to be mounted on the wall. The wall mount your TV installers gives extra space and makes sure your room has a stylish and uncluttered.

The thin profile of flat panel TVs means that they can be placed flat on an unobtrusive manner against a wall or that they can be put in a simple way at a place other when they are mounted on a multi-position mounting.

TV format
The size of the assembly that you need depends on the screen size of your TV. Another important factor is the weight of your TV. Audiovideoking suspension systems are subjected to rigorous weight testing, however, you need the maximum weight stated on the products, not to exceed.

TV Position
The distance between you and your TV and the height you place your TV is usually a matter of personal preference. If you sit too close lower quality signals may appear pixelated, and if you sit too far away you may not see the high quality detail in HD or DVD signals.

The place where you intend to mount your television is also a direct influence on the type of wall mount you need.

Flat on Wall
If you want to ensure that the television is not noticeable, then a flat to the wall mounting is ideal for your room. Flat to wall mounts are designed with a slim profile so you can set your TV to any wall.

Wall mounts with a tilt function ensure that you can put your television on a higher place because the screen can be tilted down for the best viewing experience. The tilt function is also useful for troubleshooting situations when the light shines on your screen.

Multi Position
Multi-position mounts are ideal to place your television in a corner or if you want multiple viewing angles. These are the most flexible settings that are there and you can get your TV on one or more arms and multiple pivot points to expand the maximum number of viewing angles.

Multi-position settings usually have a tilt feature that allows them to be folded neatly against the wall.

Another factor to take into account when choosing a wall mount for flat panel TV is whether your TV is VESA compatible, and if so, which VESA standard it is. VESA standards are set distances between screw holes on the back of flat panel televisions and monitors. You can read more about VESA standards on our Quality and Safety page.

Cable Management
Cable management is perhaps something that you wish to keep in mind when wall mounting your TV so that all finished neat and tidy. There are several ways your cables can be stored and it is a good idea to keep this in mind before you mount your wall mounting.

Cable cover
The easiest cable management solution to cover your wires with duct / cable channels. These are coverings which can be stuck on the ropes on the wall. They are usually made of plastic, available in various thicknesses and can be painted.

Concealed in the hollow walls
If your TV is mounted on a plaster wall or partition, you can use the cables in the hollow space between the boards running. This is done by drilling a hole close to the site of the wall plate, the cables by stabbing the cavity and let out the bottom of the wall come. However, it may be more difficult with thicker cables or end connectors.

As described on page Installing a TV Wall Hanging system, you should ensure that you check the pipes and wires before drilling holes, and that the screws of the wall plate of your suspension system are mounted on a wooden confirmation.

Eliminating in solid walls
If you want to mount the TV on a solid wall, the cables can be concealed by cutting a trough in the wall or chiseling which lets you run the cables. You can then plastering the wall of the channel and repaint a smooth finish.

Benefits of security camera systems

security camerasWith today’s technological evolution is a monitoring and observation system no longer strange in our environment. Homes, shops, businesses, parking. Everyone sees the benefits of such a system.

The base of the security cameras installation is usually a recording device, whether or not provided with its own hard disc, and a web-server. This can be connected to 16 cameras which can be consulted selectively.

Depending on the environment, the recording image quality, whether visible or not mounted devices, there is a huge choice of different types of cameras. B / W or color, with or without built-in IR illuminator, zoom, pan-tilt, day-night, waterproof.

By default, images are displayed on the screen of an existing PC. But also a separate monitor or a TV set belong to the possibilities. One can watch real-time or recorded images from consulting the site itself or via the Internet on any computer.

Home Theater System Basic Setup

A home theater installer framework is a collection of electronic segments connected together so as to reproduce the experience of viewing a Movie in a Home theater los angeles.
When it comes to installation a home theaters, there may be some perplexity as to the sorts of parts require. It is normal that a ton of inquiries will be asked around there. It will be further bolstering your good fortune to recognize what are the parts needed.
At that point toward the day’s end you will have the capacity to choose which ones are to be incorporated and which ones are redundant so as to make a home theater that is both compelling and stimulating.
Right, we should begin by taking a gander at what are the extremely essential and critical segments that are obliged to situated up a home theater framework.

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The principal part is the showcase framework. This can be the TV installeer los angeles or set that you have now. On the other hand on the off chance that you choose to have another presentation framework, then the decisions are you can have back projection TVs, LCD or plasma TVs or front projection projectors. Every sorts of showcase framework have their own particular favorable circumstances and weaknesses. At that point there is a distinction in costs among them as well.
Which to pick is controlled by your necessity, your room size and plan. Case in point, a necessity perhaps you need your presentation framework to be HD, that is High definition prepared, accordingly you have to verify the showcase framework you purchase is HD prepared. Alternately the home theater room is not extensive, in this manner it bodes well to get a screen estimate that is sensible. Accordingly you have got the chance to strike a parity among the prerequisites said.

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