Overview Of Set UP
CCTV Network Set Up
Any camera or device to be used over the internet must first be set up or configured on your local area network (LAN) along with your wide areanetwork (WAN). The local area network setup takes place with the router and the DVR software. There are certain factors that will have to beconsidered in the configurations of IP cameras and DVRs to the internetbefore any transmission of data will occur. This will often influence thepurchase of a security camera system. Port forwarding will also have to besetup as part of the WAN.
Survey The Work Space
Before purchasing any system it is wise to have an idea of how you willconnect your system. For instance with a wired system you would want toknow the accessibility of your working area. Respectively the space youhave to run the wires in your attic. Where ever you will run the wires maybein the soffit. Plus the place you will connect them to your router.
With a wireless you will need a power outlet. Even though the signal istransmitted wirelessly there will still be a need for a power supply. Wirelesscameras are only one half wireless unless you use a battery operatedcamera. In this event you will be constantly changing batteries.
Static Or Dynamic IP
Setting Up DVR & IP Cameras For Remote Viewing