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Offline anthonyh

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IP CAMERAS
« on: September 21, 2010, 10:47:09 PM »
Is anyone installing IP cameras if so what brand are you using.  Pro's? Cons?  We are looking to move towards this route or at least keep it as an option.  I was reluctant at first but I have seen some nice products coming out. Just trying to get a feel for how people are taking to them and how they are working out for you.   Seems anything with "IP" in front of it is an easier sell these days
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Offline oobie

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2010, 08:57:32 AM »
Have been using Axis camera's. They are bit pricey but well worth the money. Just did a bigger school and used ExacQ software on a server as the DVR. Works very nice. The software is very friendly to use.

We've also done a pile of Bosch IP camera's. Very nice as well but once you look at setup time and quality I think the Axis wins out. But that is just my opinion.
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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010, 03:29:22 PM »
Axis also. Strange coming from me but IP is a hell of a lot easier as far as cameras go.

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Offline oobie

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2010, 03:51:00 PM »
Hal,

just curios as to what your using as a DVR with the Axis camera's?

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2010, 05:14:53 PM »
A PC with Axis software.

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Offline anthonyh

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2010, 06:11:38 PM »
Gonna give AXIS a look. Thanks Guys.

Are you buying direct or threw distributors?
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Online hbiss

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2010, 07:24:14 PM »
Distributor. Been using Famous Telephone.

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Online Skip555

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2010, 09:02:28 PM »
I know ADI carries them also , I looked at them at the ADI expo last month
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Offline oobie

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Re: IP CAMERAS
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2010, 07:53:43 AM »
We've been getting them through Tech Data I believe.  There is a gentleman there by the name of Paolo Amato(SP?) who is very good to work with.  Very knowledgeable about the Axis products. 

Also as a side note a lot of the mounts and hardware for AXIS camera's is made by Video Alarm and is much cheaper to get from Video Alarm than to get the AXIS branded mounts and such.
Gary Frisco