Category: Installation Tips
Is A Dome Camera The Best Option For You?
Use dome cameras from Cabling Plus to secure your home and business! Use the dome cameras that are built to perform! With over 15 years of low voltage experience, we feel we understand what customers need to secure the things that are most important to them.Dome cameras have become more and more popular for surveillance applications in the home and business. It seems like everywhere you see security cameras installed you can easily pick out the dome cameras. Dome cameras have really become the staple for most professional grade surveillance system installations.Read more
Your Guide To A Successful CCTV System Installation
In the past it was thought that a CCTV system was just for large business security applications. Most people would never think that they would install one at their small business or even at their home. Over the years the prices have come down and the products have gotten easier to install. Today it seems like everyone is installing a CCTV system!Read more
Choose Cabling Plus for Professional Grade BNC Connectors!
Every CCTV system installation requires BNC connectors. This is the vital connector for attaching the RG59 coaxial cable to both the security camera and a security DVR. Although the BNC connector is a small part of the over-all system installation, it can play a major role in the performance and longevity of your system. The 2 most common types of BNC connectors on the market are compression and crimp types.Read more
Understanding the Parts of a CCTV Surveillance System
From the outside, a CCTV system may look complex or confusing, but the reality is they are very simple to understand. There are only a handful of components needed for a successful CCTV system installation. Once you understand the basics, buying and installing a CCTV system could prove to be much easier than you think!Read more
How To Choose The Best Position To Mount Your Security Cameras
Without doubt the most important factor of any CCTV system is the location you choose to mount your security cameras. Without choosing the right camera location, your entire surveillance system will be far less effective than it might otherwise be. In fact, having a camera installed properly in the right location is even more important than the type of camera you buy even the most expensive CCTV cameras cant see around corners!Read more
Dont Be Dumb! Use CCTV To Secure Your Home And Business!
In the past it was thought that a CCTV system was just for large business security applications. Most people would never think that they would install one at their small business or even at their home. Over the years the prices have come down and the products have gotten easier to install. Today it seems like everyone is installing a CCTV system! There is no doubt that business owners and home owners feel that they need more than just a standard burglar alarm.Read more
Stop! Read This Before Buying Any Speaker Wire!
Most Do-It-Yourselfers find the most difficult part of implementing their new surround sound system is choosing the right speaker wire to give them the power and the sound they are striving for. Lets face it! No one wants to install a complete home theater system only to find out that the speaker wire they installed is causing their speakers to under-perform. The end result could be very expensive and time consuming if you have to re-pull new cables and replace them with the right speaker wire types that are needed.Read more
Understanding Crimp And Compression BNC Connectors
CCTV cable is most commonly just a simple piece of RG59 coaxial cable that is ran between your security camera and DVR or any other video viewing devices. The RG59 coaxial cable type is the best choice cable type for video transmission in a surveillance application. CCTV cable is really the common term that encompasses the cable and its use.Read more
Your Guide to Installing New Cable TV Lines At Your Home
It is not uncommon for a home owner to want to install new cable TV lines. This is very common when moving the location of a TV or adding a new line in a room that does not currently have a cable TV outlet. If you are moving a TV to another part of the room then extending the current line is very simple. But if you are adding a new line to a room then this will entail installing new cable and creating a new outlet.Read more
Building Cat5e and Cat 6 Patch Cables: Things You Need!
Making quality patch cables is a very simple task as long as you have the right tools and parts needed. Many professional installers dont mind making custom patch cables because they are efficient in doing so because it is part of their day to day business. So most professional installers get a lot of practice making their own custom cables. Plus the parts needed to make both Cat5e patch cables and Cat 6 patch cables are most commonly found right there in their tool box!Read more