04.29.13

Benefits of a DSC Burglar Security Alarm and Monitoring St. Louis

Posted in St.Louis Security at 5:41 PM by Administrator

Benefits of a DSC Burglar Security Alarm and Monitoring

Whether you own a business or you are a homeowner, nothing beats having peace of mind. With high crime rate these days no wonder more and more homes and businesses are using DSC burglar security alarms and 24 hour monitoring systems. Security and monitoring systems usually compose of security cameras, a recording device or a receiver, a video monitor, alarm systems, door locks and window locks, sensors and security lights. There may be more components that a homeowner or a business owner may add like home automated systems, security panels and fire and safety systems that can further increase your peace of mind. Complete monitoring and security systems could be very costly however, total peace of mind is priceless along with other benefits that these systems offer:
In a home
1. The family can concentrate on more important things in life rather than worrying about their safety and security all the time. But of course every homeowner should place his family’s safety at the utmost but having to deal with securing your loved ones could strain family relationships as well as the family’s finances.
2. The family can enjoy their life more as well as their freedom when they have security and monitoring systems installed. Family members should feel safe and protected within their own home but at the same time they can enjoy the things that they love to do like indulge in hobbies and various worthwhile activities at home.
3. When there is peace of mind at home, children will grow up to be confident and able to tackle even the most difficult tasks and problems head on. Children will likely follow their parents or guardian’s footsteps and take measures protecting themselves and their property as well. Kids learn by example and if parents show their love and concern for the family and their home so much, their kids will do this in the long run.
In a business
1. DSC Burglar alarms and security alarms provide total peace of mind to business owners and when there is peace of mind, business owners will be able to focus on other important things for their business like promotion of their products, marketing their services, monitoring the competition and improving their brand image. Having security is also one of the utmost important components in a business and this is why business owners are recommended to use complete security and surveillance systems.
2. When there is peace of mind in a business, employees will improve their productivity and improve business revenue twofold. Employees will be likely more focused on their work since their safety and security is taken care of by business management.
3. Peace of mind upon using reliable security and monitoring systems in a business will also improve investor relations. Business partners and investors are likely to consider businesses that are keen on security and safety; business owners will be able to improve their business, increase their revenue and gain financial stability and freedom when reliable security alarm and monitoring systems are used.

Eye Spy Electronics can assist you in all your DSC security Alarm and Monitoring needs.

04.13.13

Pan Tilt Zoom Security Camera Information St. Louis

Posted in Security Cameras Saint Louis at 4:20 PM by Administrator

What are Pan, Tilt and Zoom Camera Options?

In looking for a suitable surveillance security camera for your home or business i ST. louis or Saint Charles MO, you may encounter features like pan, tilt and zoom. What are these features for? How are these features important in your choice for the ideal surveillance security camera unit?

Pan or panning feature is the ability of the camera unit to move from left to right; this is done through a remote control system or automatically set up using a timer feature in the surveillance system. A camera with panning features improves its ability to monitor the area or the perimeter since it can move from left to right maximizing the safety of the user. There are so many surveillance camera systems with panning options; if you think that this feature will greatly improve your security and safety then make this as one of the most important features in your list.

Tilt or tilting feature is the camera’s ability to move or focus from different angles; just like panning, tilting is controlled remotely through the camera’s system. A camera with tilting features also improves the user’s ability to monitor his area or perimeter. With this feature you may remotely focus your camera to a particular spot to closely monitor a subject. Tilting features are often combined with panning and zooming features to provide the best camera for outdoor or indoor use.

Zooming features on the other hand are features that allow you to focus the camera on a particular subject for how many times. Zoom may be done while the camera is in the process of recording or monitoring an area while you may also zoom recorded video as well. Surveillance cameras differ in zoom capabilities and generally, more powerful and high tech cameras have more powerful zoom features compared to least expensive ones. Zooming enhances the user’s ability to monitor his surroundings since he can zoom and focus on specific subjects and elements in the video. Most zooming features are combined with auto focus features to completely enhance the video monitoring capabilities of a camera system.

Other features that offer convenience to users are night vision, more channel options, the use of different camera sensors and auto adjust functions. Night vision allows users to record even in minimal light or during night time; surveillance camera systems have different night vision ranges. Channel outputs may also differ from one camera surveillance system to another while camera sensors may either be CMOS sensors or ore high-powered camera sensors.

Buying a camera surveillance system for the first time may be a difficult ordeal for someone who has never bought a system before. The best thing that a beginner can do do is to compare camera units before making a final purchase. Pan, tilt and zoom features are the most common features that are expected from a suitable surveillance camera however a homeowner or a business owner should be able to look beyond these features to find the most efficient camera system for their home or business.  

These type of surveillance cameras cost more than the normal none moving camera but the different options this camera gives you is awesome. We installed some of these for an automobile dealer and you could zoom to the highway and read license plates and see faces real clear. This all depends on the budget you have to spend and what features you are looking for.

For an installation or info please contact Eye Spy Electronics in Saint Louis

04.07.13

Saint Charles Offering Grants For Surveillance Security Cameras on Main

Posted in Day Care Security St.Louis/St.Charles, St.Louis Security at 6:23 AM by Administrator

With the increase in crime rate, a lot of people do not feel comfortable anymore in relying solely in the protection that the government and its entities can provide them. With the different advancements in technology that is happening, you do not have any reason anymore to just overlook the need for additional security whether at your home or business. Having security cameras and security alarms installed will definitely help you feel better about leaving your home or sleeping soundly at night without the fear that someone whom you don’t know may enter your home or business.

In St. Charles Missouri, the residents in the area are being offered free grants for cctv surveillance security cameras. This is one way of protecting the residents from crimes. Security Alarm 24/7 Monitoring are also being conducted in the area with hopes of eliminating the crime or if not, at least lower down its rate. DSC is known as the most trusted company who manufactures alarm systems and security cameras in different areas in the state of Missouri.

With the installation of alarm system at your home and posting signage on your windows and doors stating that your home is being monitored by an alarm system, you are less likely to become a target of burglars who usually attacks in times when no one is at home. Burglary is often associated with violence and this is something that we would like to totally avoid. If you want to protect your family from these incidents, you may want to take into consideration installing a security system for your home which will safeguard not just your valuables at home but most of all your precious family.

Most people often disregard the importance of having additional security at their homes, they would only think about how important they really are once something has already happened to them or in a nearby house within the neighbourhood. When these burglars know that you are just complacent, you are more likely to become one of their victims.

A normal setup of having an alarm system at home includes a fire detection system, and an additional protection from burglary. There are also other systems which include remote assistance together with medical assistance which are intended for those instances when you may be away from home or you need help. Making sure that all the windows and doors at your home are locked regardless if you’re around will help in keeping you safe. In case that you are using sliding windows and doors that are made of glass, it will be wise if you will have bars installed on them in order to aid in blocking the doors that are closed.

Having a peephole installed in your door will also be a big help so that you will get to see who is at your door. The best resolution however, is to install security cameras at all points of entry at your home and have them monitored by the best security company in the area.

Let our team Eye Spy Electronics assist you in all you security needs!

04.04.13

Surveillance Cameras Saint Louis and Saint Charles

Posted in Day Care Security St.Louis/St.Charles, St.Louis Security at 6:09 PM by Administrator

Are you a do it yourself installer for security cameras? I would like to discuss the things you should consider.

Are you thinking of installing your own Wireless cctv security cameras?

1. Please remember you have to power this camera even if you go with a wireless CCTV. This can be powered close to the camera and save you from running this all the way back to the DVR. If you don’t have a 110vac close to the position of the cameras, you might as well run a wired camera and run the coaxial and the 18/2 power cable all the way back to the digital video recorder. In my opinion of installing electronics for over 20 years wired cameras work better and less maintenance. If you live in the St. Louis/ St. Charles area you can purchase from our online store and we can provide you with some tech support for free.

Are you thinking of installing your own hard wired surveillance system?

2. Now we are on the same page. I love hard wired systems that are ran with a Siamese cable. This is a full all cooper coaxial with an 18/2 power wire. That is correct 2 separate wires connected together for ease of installing. Please think of how many cameras you need or want or can afford. The dvr is the $ ? mark because you will need to know how many channels you need. Always over size this because this will give you room to expand in the future. If you buy a Sams or Costco system will will get what you pay for. Tech support not very good. The quality of equipment is like shopping at like Aldi vers Schnucks. No brands can cause more trouble in the end. A great saying for this is: Spend $100.00 to save $5.00. I have tried this myself and it is not worth it. When you are trying to catch employees stealing, or need a piece of mind for you and your family and or your work place.  Most surveillance CCTV security cameras run on 12vdc or 24vac.

Are you thinking of Solar powered security cameras?

3. While solar powered are great for construction site, for a home or farm not really worth the cost. A normal one camera system would cost about 10k. You have to account how many batteries and electronics this system would require. The labor a lone is very costly.

What brand od security camera are you thinking of buying?

4. Bosch, Axis, Pelco, Geovision, Speco, Linear, Honeywell. This is only a few security camera manufactures. I would suggest researching the warranties, find reviews on line of the surveillance camera. Ask companies or installers that have installed many different brands of security. While more people are reading into the CCTV thing there are many things to consider. Out of all the DVR’s I really like the Geovision because the dvr can be repaired really easy like changing a hard drive on a computer. Most other brands have to be sent back to the factory to be fixed. Also with Geovision this dvr can be upgraded to more channels almost by anyone.

How much money can you save by installing the CCTV yourself?

5. In most cases you don’t hardly save because a company like Eye Spy Electronics buy’s some much equipment we get a below average price when we buy. When you have to buy retail in the end you might save $100.00 and by the time you count your time in installing if you don’t mess something up, that could get real expensive. Remember with 12 volt DC the polarity does matter. If you hook this up wrong you could fry your new cameras that you paid for and warranty will not cover this mistake.

Do you live in Saint Louis County or Saint Charles County or City? Did I help answer any of your questions about CCTV, Surveillance, Cameras? Please like us on Face Book if we helped you in your decisions. Thank you for your time.

 

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