security camera questions?

bill_hJune 13, 2005

i would like to set up a camera to watch my dog kennel, i have an older vcr, and i have seen these inexpensive cameras. what i want to do is record a 24 hr tape, if this is possible. what do i need to do this? can i do this? or do i need a bunch of expensive equipment?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
joed

You will need a special VCR to record 24hr tape. Don't know how expensive they are. I would look into digital and record on your hardrive of your PC.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2005 at 8:48AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Bill_G

That's right. You need a special vcr or dvr that records "snapshots" at a specified rate like once per second.

These guys were the first hit from Google "security vcr"

Here is a link that might be useful: Security VCR

    Bookmark   June 13, 2005 at 3:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bill_h

thanks bill g that link helped. now if iam smart enough to get it to work with my p/c thats the question.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2005 at 6:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
joed

Our DVR system at work records more than once a second. I looks like regular video.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2005 at 8:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
cat_herder

The XCAM2 seems to be a good, and cheap, option. It's not great at night (very bad picture), but for security purposes, people say it does the job. I'm getting one for my house (3 toddlers rooms and gameroom). It broadcasts to your tv, remotely, and triggers the VCR to record when it senses motion. Cool stuff!

Here is a link that might be useful: XCAM2 Info and sales page

    Bookmark   June 24, 2005 at 11:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dslab

You can use a security DVR unit for that. This
4 channel security camera DVR unit even has network capability so that once you set it up you can view remotely over the internet.

Here is a link that might be useful: best source for video surveillance/ home security camera system, Network IP camera and other CCTV related products.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2007 at 8:16PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Sounds like a fan going bad
I have a Magnavox 50ML8105D/17 (DLP-TV)..there is a...
tribefan53
POTS phone extension over local ethernet?
Through a mess up in communication I got a gigabit...
rwiegand
cinemax
we have cinemax on our cable tv service. we dont pay...
stoveguyy
aspect ratio
We have 2009 insignia LCD. Am using Comcast mini hd...
stoveguyy
I need "Pairing Code" information for my TV.
What is the pairing code for my Magnavox TV Model #...
Tammy Lanier
Sponsored Products
Outdoor Lanterns. 150 Degree Shaker Cove Mission Lantern - Oil Rubbed Bronze
$41.67 | Home Depot
Furniture of America Stanton Rolling File Cabinet
Overstock.com
Woodson Leather Chair - Brighton Zinc Beige
Joybird Furniture
Cool Pet Cot Canopy Dog Bed
$32.50 | FRONTGATE
Adeline Smooth Mahogany Wood Curtain Rings (Set of 10)
Overstock.com
Queen Matelasse Coverlet 96" x 100" - HONEY
$665.00 | Horchow
Parker House - Huntington Space Saver Expandable Entertainment...
Great Furniture Deal
Barcelona Ottoman-Chocolate - 100% Italian Leather
IFN Modern
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™