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  • How to add the XC1080CW Wireless Camera to your Wi-Fi

    The Xvision XC1080CW is a Wi-FI camera, before it can be used it must be set up. The video below describes the process in detail You will need a PC computer, an ethernet network cable and a camera power supply or POE power source. HERE is the download link to...
  • What to do if your TV won't show an image from your DVR/NVR

    If you are unable to see an image from your DVR or NVR when plugged into a TV it is most likely to be a compatibility problem. The DVRs and NVRs come out of the factory preset to a quite low resolution 1280 x 1024 pixel resolution that some modern...
  • Surveillance Camera Commissioner webinar for small businesses

    Find out all the legal requirements for the use of CCTV in small business from the government. This does not apply to domestic CCTV but some great guidelines to consider.
  • Motion, Email Notifications & Dropbox Off-Site Snapshots

    The video below explains how to set up the current range of Xvision 4 Megapixel NVRs and new 4K Ready AHD/IP Hybrid DVRs to send out email notifications of motion activity as well as how to send motion or timed snapshot images to an off-site Dropbox account.  
  • How to Add IP Cameras to our NVRs

    Below is our video to help you to add IP cameras to our Network Video Recorders and Digital Video Recorders. The NVR models our video below relates to are X2R4N, X2R8N, X2R16N and X2R32N however the set up process also applies to the X2R32EN Non-POE NVR and our Hybrid IP/AHD DVRs...
  • 4/8 Channel 4 Megapixel NVRs - What to do if the cameras are connected but the screens are black

    This guide will help you fix the issue that can arise for customers with the 4 and 8 camera 4 megapixel NVRs from Xvision where the cameras are set up and connected but the image is blank. This is caused by the 4 and 8 camera NVR being programmed the...
  • Caught on Camera - Delivery Driver "dropping off" a package

    Many thanks to Fay for sending us this video recorded on her HD CCTV system. The video shows a naughty delivery driver making a drop off to Fays house. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S52fuHwxfGE&feature=youtu.be Fay was looking forward to receiving the rare delicate china teapot, and now she has it in kit form.
  • Free Software for Remote viewing on PC & Apple Mac Computers - XIQ CMS

    Our Xvision and IQCCTV CCTV DVRs and NVRs come supplied with free central management software to allow remote HD viewing of live cameras and HD playback of security camera recordings with an easy to use playback interface as well as remote control of most of the important features of the...
  • SMART-I Wireless WI-FI Cameras and Smartphone App OMGUARD

    Our Smart-I Wi-Fi wireless cctv cameras not only work with the excellent Smart-I home protection Alarm, Power & Control system but they can also be used with a smartphone app as a simple stand alone wireless cctv camera system with remote smartphone monitoring TO VIEW THE SMART-I PRODUCT RANGE CLICK HERE...
  • Using UTC - Up The Coax - Remotely adjust camera settings

    The new range of AHD1080P DVRs from Xvision includes a rather cool feature called UTC, which stands for Up The Coax. UTC allows you to display and make changes to the on-screen menu that the camera has built into it to allow settings changes to be made. XHR1080D16 - 16...

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