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Old 05-24-13, 03:44 PM
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dvr surveillance camera

trying to help someone setup security cameras.
They need 5 cameras wired to a dvr.
need to be able to save 1 month's worth of video for each camera.
any recommendations for a system?
looking to spend < $1000.
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Old 06-18-13, 09:01 PM
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Re: dvr surveillance camera

Check out Costco.com or Sam's Club. Costco has several systems from $600 to $1000 with up to 16 cameras. Can't say about the recording times, but one system has 2TB of storage and motion-triggered recording capability. I'd think that would do if you didn't need constant recording.

I don't work for Costco, I'm just a member and I've checked out the systems they sell in stores. Usually there's only two or three on display. They have many more online.

If you aren't a member, doing something like this could pay for a membership... for you and whoever you're helping.
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Old 06-19-13, 04:10 AM
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Re: dvr surveillance camera

I haven't looked at any of these in a while. You might keep in mind the purpose of the system. Sometimes it's for deterrent. Sometimes it's just a magic talisman to make people feel safer.

If it's seriously needed, then there should be some form of backup. Hard drives fail. Also many people just stick these out hooked up to a monitor. Easy for the thief take. Hide it somehow or get a system with online backup.
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