Best Home Security Cameras

Purchased house with alarm system already wired. No power tho.

I can’t find the transformer for the life of me. Where are some common places installers tuck these away? And is it common for when someone moves – that they (realtors or whoever) sabotage the system? I’ve checked all the closets/utilities rooms/garage/attic. In the attic I see that a wire that looks like the others is going over and down where all the other mains wires go down to the fuse box, however near the fuse box I don’t find anything, and inside it just looks like normal romex style…

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Does the type of outdoor camera I want even exist?!?

Hi, I’ve been searching online for a long time and figured I’d post here to see if anyone has seen or heard of what I am looking for…starting to think I’m S.O.L. Requirements (MUST HAVES) ============ 1) Must be completely wireless camera (i don’t want to drill holes and run cable through my roof (not even power cable) so must be rechargeable battery operated. 2) NO MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION (no cloud, or any other recurring fee to view captures past or present) 3) Motion activated captures and ability to configure area…

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Does such a spec exist?

I am a bit overwhemled searching various different NVR based systems and can’t find anything which confirms this spec. Does it exist or am I making this up? I’m looking for a NVR system that has all this: * Backs up (video not images) to the cloud (instantly in small chunks) incase a burglar steals the DVR. * I’d like to set it up to backup to Google Drive, if not something else free. * Can connect to the DVR via my PC/network to download the videos/mp4s. * View instant…

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Thots on Q-see system at Costco? 8-channel, 2TB NVR and 4 5MP cameras for $450?

Here is the link to the Costco listing [Q-See 8-Channel 4K UHD NVR with 2TB HD, 4 5MP Cameras with Color Night Vision](https://www.costco.com/Q-See-8-Channel-4K-UHD-NVR-with-2TB-HD%2C-4-5MP-Cameras-with-Color-Night-Vision.product.100423966.html) How is Q-See as a brand? I don’t see too many posts on r/homedefense talking about Q-see systems. Are they not good?

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House is wired with 12V motion and glass sensors everywhere and has a signal safety control panel but we’re not using the alarm company. Can I monitor all these sensors myself?

So I moved into a new home and don’t know what to do with the fancy alarm system that’s installed. Previous owners paid for monthly monitoring which I don’t want. But I don’t wanna just take it down because all the sensors are wired internally and would be cool to monitor on my phone. Would also like something somewhat future proof if I wanted to change some of the motion detectors to cameras or what not. Any suggestions welcome.

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Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub Hands-on!

Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub Hands-on! The long road of the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rumor mill has finally come to an end today. After more leaks than we have ever seen for a device, the folks at Google finally got up on a stage and made things official. We compiled everything that Google re… Read More… Facebook unveils new Portal video chat devices for the smart home – CNET Will people trust Facebook’s new consumer device after all those data privacy…

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Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident

Apple Watch, hired jet, mystery vehicle figure in search for missing Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi believed he was safe in Turkey. Read More… How is the Google Pixel XL holding up two years on? How has the Pixel XL held up two years on from its release? It’s been two years since Google shifted away from the Nexus line, ushering in a new era of Android flagships with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. With the latest iteration of the Pixel lineup soon to… Read More… Google Home Hub is…

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Marie Van Brittan Brown #ALD18 @findingada

Marie Van Brittan Brown #ALD18 @findingada Marie Van Brittan Brown was the inventor of the home security system along with her husband! Via Wikipedia Brown cited the inspiration for her invention as the long time it would take for police to arrive at a house after being called by residents.[1] Brown d… Read More… Keep your home safe with these smart cameras 5 home security cams worth checking out Read More… Unriddled: A Secret Google Memo, Alexa Microwave, and More Tech News You Need Why did Amazon just buy 20,000…

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Measure Seeks to Protect Election Systems From Foreign Foes

Measure Seeks to Protect Election Systems From Foreign Foes Foreign nationals would be prohibited from owning or controlling companies that support U.S. election systems under legislation introduced by two senators from Maryland, where officials learned this summer that a Russian oligarch is heavily invest… Read More…

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