WEB so does anyone have experience with network cameras?

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  1. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    or are there any good "webcams" with ethernet/wifi interfaces?

    I'm thinking about putting something in over my front door as a security camera.. I already have ethernet and power there cause I have my router+switch on the inside above the door.

    it would be awesome if I could have it stream to the internet and maybe be recorded on a web server or something
     
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    DnA02 Hey, how YOU doin?! OT Supporter

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    why not buy a security camera that has those features? i believe those exist.
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    there are network cameras.. but the ones that I've used are terrible.

    and the ones that I've heard are good are REALLY expensive.
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    thanks, but I was asking if anyone had experience with a good one.. I'm not just looking for options. My local Fry's sells like 10 different ones

    The reviews on that Linksys are really inconsistent
    http://www.amazon.com/review/product/B000I2JBC8/

    I don't need low-light, nightvision, weather-proofing, pan, tilt, zoom, or anything else.. just good PQ in normal light with good internet options
     
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    i have one of those linksys (or i might of been dlink :o) one i have literally never used :rofl:

    Maybe i can hook you up with a deal. Its wireless and has all that web interface shit built in i think
     
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    i have been thinking of looking into some for the same thing
     
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    If you're doing more than one camera, don't touch those lame network cams.


    Get a decent DVR card, a few $200 box cameras, a decent PC and do it right.


    Geovision cards
    Samsung or Panasonic Box Cams
    Cat5 -> BNC adapters
    xx channel power distribution box.

    :bowdown:
     
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    An old coworker had a setup like that. 4 webcams that recorded to a PC, and had a spiffy program that was able to access via the web to stream live all 4 cameras at once.

    I'm gonna do a setup like that here when we get a house.
     
  10. retorq

    retorq What up bitch??

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    We actually have a whole bunch of those at work, all a lil different. I have some externally available on our network, I'll grab some IPs today when I get to work. The coolest is the one up on the mtn road, you can pan/zoom and there are a bunch of presets.
     
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    retorq What up bitch??

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    Sick idea :cool:
     

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