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All security cameras (except for web or wifi IP cameras) are composite video, so you will need to convert the signal to digital in order to connect to a laptop via USB port. You can use a video capture device found in a computer store however most likely it will not come with a security recording software. We recommend USB DVR or if you have a wireless router, you can use: WiFi IP Camera with out any video capture device.
Yes, all metal housed, miniature CCD cameras do get very hot. It is normal. As long as there would be some room in the enclosure, you do not need any ventilation. You may drill few holes just in case.
Turn the lens counter-clockwise to the point where it almost lls out. Connect the camera to TV and turn the lens clockwise slowly until it focus. Ba careful not to bottom out, it will crack the CCD sensor.
On a thick material such as a drop ceiling tile, you will need to cave in the camera so the lens will almost flush with the outer suce. Otherwise tunnel vision will occur. Best camera to use would be: PBC-Series
Cameras can see Infinite, therefore It all depends on the size of the object. Wider the angle of the lens, smaller it will appear but area coverage will be greater. You can not have both zoomed in view and cover wide area. Most of our cameras come standard with wide angle lens (75 deg horiz) that will cover the whole room if placed at the corner looking towards the center of the room.
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There are no differences in performance between the differently shaped pinhole lenses. Different shapes are available for various installation needs.
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With a special pinhole lens, these camera can see through a hole measuring no more than 1/8 diameter. Conceal them inside of an object for covert operation and protect yourself and your loved ones. All pinhole cameras have self adjusting electronic iris for various lighting situations. Our pinhole camera comes with a regulated power supply and connects to any TV, VCR or a DVR. All cameras have self adjusting electronic iris for various lighting situations. SCS cameras come in a complete package so all you have to do is just plug it in.
All security cameras (except for web or wifi IP cameras) are composite video, so you will need to convert the signal to digital in order to connect to a laptop via USB port. You can use a video capture device found in a computer store however most likely it will not come with a security recording software. We recommend DVR with network feature at: Network DVR or if you have a wireless router, you can use: WiFi IP Camera with out any video capture device.
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All cameras come with auto-electronic iris control. In a case in low light the iris will open up and brighten the picture automatically (however limited to its lux rating)As long as the camera is not cing directly toward a light source in low light, itll be OK. However if a light source would be on the screen,Cameras the iris will close thus darkening the picture of the surrounding.
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Every camera has auto electronic iris built-in. Unlike a human iris or other camera, there is no mechanical diaphragm that controls light intake,new york asian escorts rather shutter speed changes automatically. Level of adjustment is very wide from low light to very bright light. You can actually place the camera an inch away from a lit 100W light bulb and still be able to read clearly the label on the bulb.
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Most of our cameras come with around 4mm lens providing 75 deg in horizontal angle (for 1.3 CCD). That means if the camera is placed at the corner looking towards the center of the room, itll cover most of the room regardless of its size. Also all camera lenses are fixed focus and will focus to an object from about 2 ft away to infinity.
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Cameras can not see in total darkness. You will need IR illuminators either built around the camera lens or as a separate lighting source (only for a B/W camera or a D/N camera). We do carry cameras that works in very low light conditions. Lower the lux rating, better it is under low light.
No, unlike a camcorder, security cameras do not record by themselves. You will need to connect a camera to a recorder such as a VCR, DVR or a PC with a recording software. However, we do carry all-in-one cameras that can record to its built-in DVR and also a self-contained systems that have a DVR attachment.
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Assuming a pinhole camCameras Pinhole Cameraera is hidden behind a thin material such as a or a sheet metal, you only need 1/16 dia. hole for the camera to see through completely. On a thick material such as a drop ceiling tile, you will need to cave in the camera so the lens will almost flush with the outer suce. Otherwise tunnel vision will occur.
Most of our cameras come with a power adapter that can handle form 110V ~240V AC. In case you get a camera with direct AC plug-in such as clock radio camera we will include the 220V to 110V (60Hz) step-down converter. However, if your country uses 50Hz, the time on the clock, because it is digital, will not be correct (it will be off about 20 min a day)
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No, not the camera itself. Motion detection is a function of a recorder such as a DVR where it digitally senses video fluctuation to record upon motion. A VCR or a consumer level DVR (e.g Tivo) can not detect motion.
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