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Hikvision DS-2CD2042WD-I Outdoor Bullet Camera Review

Hikvision DS-2CD2042WD-I Camera Front Right

The Hikvision DS-2CD2042FWD-I is my favorite mini bullet camera at the moment.   It’s a 4 megapixel fixed focal length waterproof outdoor bullet network camera with built-in infrared illuminators and great image quality in all lighting conditions.  It’s part of Hikvision’s R6 value series platform that has an excellent price to performance ratio. Core Features […]

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Hikvision DS-2CD2142FWD-I Outdoor Dome Camera Review

Hikvision DS-2CD2142FWD-I New

The Hikvision DS-2CD2142FWD-I has professional features and quality at consumer prices.   It’s a 4 megapixel fixed focal length vandal-resistant and waterproof outdoor dome network camera with built-in infrared illuminators and great image quality in all lighting conditions.  It’s part of Hikvision’s R6 value series platform that has an excellent price to performance ratio. Core […]

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TP-Link TL-POE10R PoE Splitter Review

TP-Link PoE Splitter Contents

A PoE splitter is a small device that allows you to power non-PoE equipment from the standard 48 VDC of 802.11af PoE or 802.11at PoE+.  The TP-Link Gigabit Ethernet PoE Splitter Adapter (TL-PoE10R) converts the PoE voltage to 5, 9, or 12 Volts DC, selected by a switch on the splitter.  Simply put it at […]

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Reolink RLC-411WS Outdoor Wireless Security Camera Review

Reolink RLC-411WS

The Reolink RLC-411WS is a high quality wireless outdoor security camera with some great features not found on other cameras.  This camera was my top pick when I recently went looking for the best outdoor wireless security cameras, so I purchased one and have been using it for a few weeks now.  It captures video up […]

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Univivi U06R IR Illuminator Review

External infrared illuminators like the Univivi U06R can be used to help many surveillance cameras see better in the dark.  I purchased this particular unit from Amazon.com back in December of 2014 and it’s been sitting in the box unused since then, but we’re getting it mounted outside and powered up today! Click on any […]

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