Video Monitoring & Surveillance
Information on installing and wiring your own Surveillance System, monitoring, video distribution, and recording.
This section of the Structured Home Wiring site covers everything you need to know to setup your own surveillance system. Follow the links below for more information.
- Reasons to Install a Surveillance System - Reviews the different reasons why you might want a surveillance system and how that will impact decisions on the types of cameras and video distribution method.
- Types of Surveillance Cameras - Pictures and details of the different types of surveillance cameras.
- Video Camera Distribution - Video Switchers, Multiplexers, Quads and other options for distributing video.
- Surveillance Camera Wiring - How to wire Composite, CCTV, and Internet connected Cameras.
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