2 replies, 2 voices Last updated by  Just Curious and… 3 weeks ago
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  • #40657

    Just Curious and…
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    @needtoknow

    Any recommendation of a video system to record video on a computer and storage directly from cameras?
    I don’t want my videos shared on internet or cloud servers that I have no idea who is saving or using that information…privacy is key and I don’t want to share my images with internet.

  • #40694

    Usirname
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    @264458

    Hello,

    Just about any run of the mill DVR/cctv device such as a Night Owl DVR will work independently without internet access. These devices are not built like say a Ring doorbell where the device calls home over the internet to connect an app on your phone.

    You would have to explicitly make changes on your firewall to open the device up to the internet. However you can hook up a monitor and mouse to the DVR all in one solution to monitor you security system.

    If you really wanted to utilize your own computer (brick and mortar) you would have to get something like a 4 Channel PCI-Express card and an additional Hard Drive for storage and of course the cameras to connect them. Similar to a package such as this and this

  • #40697

    Just Curious and…
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    @needtoknow

    Thanks…I’ll look into it.

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