Category Archives: CCTV Blog

A write up of what’s new in the industry, a bit of education, some pictures and a touch of advice for when you install or use your CCTV cameras.

What Hikvision camera should I use?

Hikvision 2MP Network dome camera

With regards to Hikvision cameras, it can get a little tricky choosing the right CCTV cameras for the job. Let’s try simplify it for you; Indoor cameras: 4 Megapixel Hikvision IP dome cameras with a fixed lense – https://easycctv.co.za/product/hikvision-4mp-ip-dome-camera-ds-2cd2145fwd-i-2-8mm-lense/ 4 megapixel Hikvision IP dome cameras with a vari-focal lense – https://easycctv.co.za/product/hikvision-4mp-vari-focal-ip-dome-camera-ds-2cd2745fwd-izs/ The dome cameras can […]

Roots

DS-2CD2055FWD-I

We started this CCTV supply and installation company when we noticed a gap in the market for well priced, quality and customer service driven CCTV security camera installations. We thrive on seeing our clients eyes light up, when seeing there freshly installed cameras on the big screen for the first time. It’s a thrill I […]

Specials

June Special! 1. Hikvision 8 camera 1080p CCTV Kit contains the following: 1 x Hikvision 8 Channel Turbo HD DVR DS-7108HQHI-K1 Max. 12 IP cameras input (up to 6 MP) Supports up to 4MP Turbo HD Cameras Max. 800 m for 1080p HDTVI signal transmission Mobile view on Phone/Laptop/PC (iPhone, Android) 8 x 1080P Hikvision […]

Buy the right cameras for the right application

cctv camera housing

Countless times I come across people that have tried to install a camera system before me. The client ends up contacting me to come fix the cameras as the cameras seem not to be working any longer. 9 times out of 10, the wrong cameras were installed with an incorrect power supply and dodgy connections. […]

CCTV Camera Power Supplies

20A CCTV Power Supply Unit

A quick tip for everyone installing cctv cameras at their home or business. Always ensure that your cameras are getting enough power. I see this daily, where people try and use a basic 2 Amp wall plug power supply (As seen above), to try send power to a camera that is more than 50m away. They aren’t built for […]