cctv blog

  • Photo Capture Function and Time-Lapse Photos with our DVR & NVRs

    This video shows how to use the DVR to take snapshots using the Photo Capture function and also how to use our DVRs and NVRs to take time-lapse photographs. Notes: When using PhotoCapture for motion capture, the camera must be already set up to give motion triggers, see this video...
  • How to Update DVR and NVR firmware

    This video shows how to update our DVR and NVRs firmware via USB memory stick.   The video applies to our IQCCTV DVRs IQR1080D4H, IQR1080D8H, IQR1080D16H and Xvisions XHR1080D4H, XHR1080D8H, XHR1080D16H as well as our 4 Megapixel NVRs X2R4N, X2R8N, X2R16N, X2R32EN and X2R32N models only.  
  • How to remotely zoom and focus motorised IP cameras and how to remotely move PTZ cameras

    Many of our IP cameras now have motorised lenses to allow the installer and operator of the cctv system to zoom in and out when a closer view is required. We also sell PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) cameras which are fully motorised cameras that are able to move left/right/up and...
  • Understanding Camera Functions BLC, AE, AWB & AGC

    BLC Function (Back Light Compensation) The BLC (Back Light Compensation) function makes objects in front of a bright scene (such as a window on a bright sunny day) clearer to see by increasing their brightness and making the background darker. To turn on the BLC function flick the DIP switch...
  • X2C CCTV Camera Firmware update

    If you find you are having issue's with the Auto Focus on any of the Motorized Zoom 4 Mega Pixel camera X2C4000VMP, VMT, or BMP Firstly try installing this Firmware patch LINK If this doe not resolve the issue please contact us on 01952 505696 for further assistance
  • AHD Camera OSD Guides

    Here is a link to the IQC Camera OSD Guide CLICK HERE Here is a link to the XHC Camera OSD Guide CLICK HERE
  • Smart-i Device Guides and Instructions

    Here we have a link to several manuals and instructional guides for your Smart-i Products. SmartHome Manual PDF SmartHome Reset PDF SmartHome Firmware Upgrade Procedure PDF SmartHome Battery Removal Reset PDF SmartHome Pet Immune PIR - Battery Installation & Pairing  SmartHome Adjust Entry Delay Time PDF SmartHome Initial Scenario Arm...
  • Need some help choosing the right CCTV equipment for you?

    We know that choosing the correct CCTV equipment can be quite daunting, there are a lot of technical terms and things you need to learn about in order to make the right decision, after all you only want to buy CCTV once, so you need to ensure you are buying...
  • Firmware Updates for IQR1080 DVR Units 02/11/2016

    Here is a link to firmware updates for IQR1080DxH recorders ONLY. If you have the need to update the firmware for your IQR DVR machine , please select from the links below. Recommended this update is always performed at the recorder not via the network. Download the firmware update and...
  • Firmware Updates X2C4000 Range of CCTV Camera

    If you feel you need to update the current firmware on you HD-IP CCTV camera , please see the down link below Here is the link Click Here

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