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    If you do not have an internet connection on your desktop computer, are you still able to view in real time without downloading the Swann view app?   (1 Answer)

    By BOJAC May 10, 2017.

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      Yes for this product you can. what I did is hooked it up to my lcd/hdtv. I love that I did not have to use any apps or downloading. you can also connected to just a computer monitor. The dvr does the recording. the monitor or tv is for reviewing it.

      By jc4434 May 18, 2017.

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    Hello, how can you connect the system to internet? does it have wifi connection?   (3 Answers)

    By Luis November 29, 2016.

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      No.does not have wifi connection. But it does have a Ethernet connection.it has to be plugged in to the router.

      By Joey November 29, 2016.

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    Does this timestamp and date the recordings?   (3 Answers)

    By Security dog April 1, 2016.

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      Go to library field and tap the day and the time recorded. Also shows you the length of time that you preset

      By Robert May 9, 2016.

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      Are these color cameras? or just black and white onlyy   (2 Answers)

      By Hawk June 13, 2017.

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        In the day light they show color and at night it's black and white. Still have a great pic or video of what is happening. I do recommend this.

        By Meme June 13, 2017.

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      after 80 days of recording is there a warning alarm to erase and restart the DVR and is it in the owners manual   (0 Answers)

      By splicerman2700 June 27, 2017.

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      2 questions.1. Can I split the screen on my desktop computer screen monitor? 2. Is this only VGA video or can you connect Ethernet and/or USB? Either. All. Or none of the above?   (1 Answer)

      By Anonymous May 10, 2017.

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        Using Windows multiple displays, it's possible to have the video feed on another monitor or have two monitors display the same feed. Video can also be displayed using HDMI.

        By CommunityAnswer May 10, 2017.

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        I have a 2 camera system. Must I have a recorder in line, or can I go directly to a tv monitor? I have a stick in place over the usb mouse   (0 Answers)

        By Anonymous March 30, 2017.

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        I want to install the cameras above both ends of a shuffle board table so they can be viewed on two separate TV Monitors. Can these be connected to the TV monitors?   (1 Answer)

        By Butch January 11, 2017.

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          The picture comes off an HDMI cable. You can split the cable and have it on multiple screens

          By Tommy517 May 5, 2017.

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        How close to a power source does the camera have to be?   (1 Answer)

        By camerapower January 2, 2017.

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          Long cord doesn't need to be close at all

          By Oso1 February 18, 2017.

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        What specific type of cable must you buy if you need to place the camera about 100' from the monitor?   (1 Answer)

        By cable January 2, 2017.

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          Just buy the extension cable. Attach to the existing cable and you're good to go

          By Tommy517 May 5, 2017.

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