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    Is this security system wireless?   (5 Answers)

    Is this security system wireless? If no, could you please recommend a good security wireless system?

    By MrTin May 11, 2015.

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      No, this system has wired camera connectivity.

      By CommunityAnswer May 11, 2015.

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      Does this have the option of motion activated?   (7 Answers)

      By shopper April 11, 2015.

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        Yes, the DVR records when motion sets it off, and you can adjust the sensitivity. It will send an e-mail when the motion triggers it. The DVR unit can buzz when motion sets it off. You can set areas in the camera's view that will not set off motion activation as well. An awesome system.

        By Cav427 September 7, 2015.

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        What if the burglar steals the hard drive?   (3 Answers)

        By Anonymous August 18, 2015.

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          You may have photos of the thief if you set up the e-mailing capability. You can also set it up so a PC records events as well as the DVR. Best bet, hide the DVR so it doesn't get stolen.

          By Cav427 September 5, 2015.

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          I would like to mount this by a driveway gate is the water proof and cold and heat proof?   (2 Answers)

          want to mount this on a post facing a automatic gate will this do well out side in the elements. I live in Texas gets 100 hot and 30 cold. and will be in the rain

          By travis March 12, 2015.

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            It is cold and hot proof to a certain extent just like it is also waterproof. But if you construct a light weight 3 sided box to go over it and help block out the sunlight and help keep the rain off of it you will get a lot more years of great service out of it. Just like you see on the commercial units out there a little hood on it will make a great difference and it makes it a lot clearer to see who ever come into to site of it as far as seeing the faces and the license plate numbers. A little prevention goes a very long way.

            By DRMOman May 1, 2015.

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            cameras   (5 Answers)

            why are two (2) cameras 720p and two (2) cameras 1080p

            By unclemann July 25, 2015.

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              For a lower price. The 720P cameras are not as well made, they are plastic. They work well. The resolution is not as good as the cast aluminum 1080P cameras. Plan where you place the better 1080P cameras for best visibility, you will be happy with the system.

              By Cav427 September 5, 2015.

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              I know you get 4 cameras with this package. Can you add additional cameras to the system because of the additional channels?   (5 Answers)

              By John October 29, 2015.

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              Camera compatibility?   (3 Answers)

              Has anyone tried a different camera with this system such as a more advanced Swann camera or one not made by Swann? If so what kind and did it work?

              By JoshDuggar September 5, 2015.

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                Any camera will work but you need to have the same input to hook it up on the DVR

                By Bestbuyer400 November 6, 2015.

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                will it notify you through your smartphone if motion detector trips   (4 Answers)

                By Anonymous June 15, 2015.

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                  It will e-mail you, but the app will not notify you.

                  By Cav427 September 5, 2015.

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                  do you have to have the internet to use this system   (2 Answers)

                  By surveillance November 9, 2016.

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                  Does this system record audio?   (2 Answers)

                  By Anonymous June 26, 2017.

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                    The DVR does record audio , however you need to purchase an external microphone connected to the audio input. Some cameras come with both audio and video outputs.

                    By Jzuke June 27, 2017.

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