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Discussion in 'Security Alarms' started by CCTV, Jul 4, 2005.

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  1. CCTV

    CCTV Guest

    What types of pc based dvr cards do you guys reccomend?

    I heard ADT is using some sort of budget zeroone card and selling systems
    for $6000 4 cameras.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Frank Olson

    Frank Olson Guest


    Dang!! I gotta get me some!! :))
     
  3. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

  4. J. Sloud

    J. Sloud Guest

    ADT sells DVR's from American Dynamics, Pelco, Bosch, GE, Integral,
    etc. We don't sell DVR cards. Nice try.
     
  5. petem

    petem Guest

    American dynamics and pelco dvr are all pc based product wich mean dvr
    card....

    never played with bosh..but i think its the same,
    GE,can you be more specific?
    Integral,whats that?
     
  6. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

  7. J. Sloud

    J. Sloud Guest

    Who you gonna trust... GE, Bosch, Pelco or some crap you've never
    heard of?
     
  8. J. Sloud

    J. Sloud Guest

    Bosch makes both PC based and embedded systems. The Divar 2 is one of
    the best DVR's for the money on the market. GE bought Kalatel and has
    stamped their name on the DVMRe and the SDVR recorders. The products
    by Pelco and AD are much more than just a "DVR card." You get the
    expertise and experience of over a million installations, a real
    warranty, and hundreds of authorized integrators to make it all work.

    If you want a science project, buy a $100 PC card on eBay and stick it
    in a $200 PC. If you want real security, look at what airports,
    casinos, and federal government installations use.
     
  9. alarman

    alarman Guest

    You can't be serious. There are a number of great DVR upstarts out there who
    stand behind their, IMO superior, products. It's silly to limit selection to
    three or four mega-corp units. The three you named may have some good
    products, but they are not the end all be all. Yeah, I know, ADT loves 'em.
    Spare me.

    Oh, and I don't "trust" GE, Bosch, Pelco, or any of the rest as far as I can
    throw them.
    js
     
  10. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

    Airports and casino's still use vcr's. We just bid on a contract at LAX to
    upgrade their dilapidated systems. GE, ADT, Integral, Pelco systems are way
    over priced, they can do that because they are large companies but their
    systems, most of them are missing key features like frame rate, High
    definition, live monitoring. All of those systems are Korean made and they
    buy them for around $1000.00 for a 16 channel card and sell them for
    $6000.00. Nasa is one of the first government agencies to use DVR's. The US
    Border patrol went digital and use I think Integral's system well it does
    not work
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/16/AR2005061601396.html.
    We bid on that one too.

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  11. Jackcsg

    Jackcsg Guest

    I find the best way to learn things is to experience them. If you're using
    anything with an OS, then you have little to no experience with real DVR's
    in the real world. There's more to this business that buying a unit based on
    cost and plopping it on a desk somewhere. I'm betting, like the rest of the
    Industry has to offer, only about 3% ever even gets installed, or used
    correctly.

    Hang in there J. Everybody has their place.....
     
  12. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

  13. Doug L

    Doug L Guest

    Its really a matter of horses for courses, the local gas station or liquor
    store probably doesn't need a $8000 DVR, and LAX or JFK Intl are probably
    going to want a little more than a Celeron box with a $100 counterfeit
    Geovision card wedged inside it

    As to reliability, I've had about the same failure rate with the hard drives
    in name brand embedded units as I've had in lower priced PC based systems,
    the difference being you have to ship the name brands back for repair, the
    PC based machine you can replace the hard drive in one service call

    Doug L
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  14. CCTV

    CCTV Guest

    ADT is using cards in "celeron" pcs in BC made by a company called zero-one.
    Seen it. Poor gui software, and 40 fps on all 4 channels per card, system
    goes for 6,000.


    Crazy.....

    Overhead.....


    ADT
     
  15. Doug L

    Doug L Guest

    They are probably ADT authorised dealers

    Doug L

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  16. CCTV

    CCTV Guest

    ADT BC Sales/installers.
    Thats it from me.



     
  17. Jackcsg

    Jackcsg Guest

    So according to what happen with this "A" typical Government installation, a
    16 channel DVR from you would have fixed it? That's a good sales
    approach....until you speak to someone intelligent, or worse experienced.
    You really need to learn more about your competition, and broaden your views
    past the fancy GUI. Your starting to sound more and more like a Honeywell
    employee.....
     
  18. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

    When you've been in the business as long as I have, when you lose
    multi-million dollar contracts because of "political contributions",when
    you have personally tested and consulted on almost every DVR on the market,
    I have the right to say "I told you so". It is called experience. I have it,
    they don't. Homeland Security blew it. They know that now. The government
    always over spends. I know my competition and my own product, the
    competition does not.

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    The best live web video on the internet http://www.seedsv.com/webdemo.htm
    NEW Embedded system W/Linux. We now sell DVR cards.
    See it all at http://www.seedsv.com/products.htm
    Sharpvision simply the best http://www.seedsv.com
     
  19. Jackcsg

    Jackcsg Guest

    Oh shit! Another Industry idiot with millions of years of experience...blah,
    blah, blah.
    There's an old saying where I'm from "never listen to an intelligent person
    and an idiot argue....sooner or later they both sound like idiots"
    I'm going to be the intelligent one here, and end this even before it
    begins.
    Keep peddling your crap though, un-be-none to you, guys like you are my best
    salesman, and a great asset for those of us who do this professionally for a
    living.
    Sounds like the Government even figured you out....what a shocker?

     
  20. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

    Are you pissed because you did not get a government contract like I did? Or
    the LAX one, or that Big Egyptian government contract, didn't know about
    that one did you? I bet you use Geovision don't you. Or is it the one that
    failed to work for the border patrol. Is that why you're pissed.

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    The best live web video on the internet http://www.seedsv.com/webdemo.htm
    NEW Embedded system W/Linux. We now sell DVR cards.
    See it all at http://www.seedsv.com/products.htm
    Sharpvision simply the best http://www.seedsv.com



     
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