Surveillance - security camera

carol23_gwDecember 2, 2009

Is there an economical way to go about installing a camera ?

Recurring vandalism has been a problem at a friend's house. It would be helpful to know what is necessary to record the offender in the act.

I think the camera can be mounted inside by a window, facing the areas where damage has been done.

I did a search on this topic but found very old posts.

Can the computer monitor be used to view what the camera picks up? How can she record one day at a time?

Thanks for your help.

Anyone have a system they recommend?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
laurabl112

yes,if you have already install the security camera,you can contact it with your computer minitor,that make your friend can view what happened outside.
if she just need to keep it turn on everyday ,if something special on someday ,she can replay the record of that day to know what has happened.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2009 at 4:27AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
more_to_grow

You can accomplish this very easily and inexpensively utilizing your average webcam and Active Webcam software seen here: http://lifehacker.com/5385018/turn-your-pc-into-a-home-surveillance-system.

Once you install the webcam and software, note that you do not need to purchase this software, in it's 'trial' mode you will have all functionality that you are looking for. The camera will be motion activated and record live video to the hard drive, it can also be configured to send email messages with pictures, upload to a website any number of things.

I use this and it is very effective and easy.

Here is a link that might be useful: security camera software

    Bookmark   December 12, 2009 at 8:46AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
carol23_gw

Thank you very much, more_to_grow! that's exactly the information I needed.

    Bookmark   December 12, 2009 at 10:56AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
richardchampion

The performance of your monitor is vital to the way you receive the information being conveyed from your

computer. There are some very important specifications that govern a monitorâÂÂs performance,

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 1:45AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
I need "Pairing Code" information for my TV.
What is the pairing code for my Magnavox TV Model #...
Tammy Lanier
cinemax
we have cinemax on our cable tv service. we dont pay...
stoveguyy
plug-in 15w bulb caused sticky mess (wax melt)
Stupid me, I bought a plug-in wax melter / tart-warmer...
jally
Cables and wiring? Cat6, hdmi, coaxial, ethernet?
I've been reading a lot on here about wiring our new...
tulips33
seek expert on plug-in wax-tart warmers
I bought this plug-in tart warmer via the Net, made-in-china,...
jally
Sponsored Products
Modern Tripod Camera Floor Lamp Interior Lighting Fittings
ParrotUncle
Tech Lighting | Burk Head
$360.00 | YLighting
Ethan Adjustable Tripod Table Lamp - D1734
$258.00 | Hayneedle
65" Samsung LED Curved Screen TV
FRONTGATE
Showtime Giclee Print #2 - 16" sq.
Grandin Road
Antique Camera Table Lamp
$278.00 | Bellacor
Tripod Iron Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Oliver Gal 'Blair Photographic Camera,1887' Framed Wall Art
Overstock.com
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™