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Offline 19and41

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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2019, 06:08:51 PM »
Now to get some fish tape and get the power laid out to where I'm going to put up the outdoor cameras.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #16 on: October 05, 2019, 12:28:46 PM »
Now to get some fish tape and get the power laid out to where I'm going to put up the outdoor cameras.

Make sure they don't watch you put the cameras up.

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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #17 on: October 05, 2019, 03:36:22 PM »
There is no way around it.  When the kids are at school the folks are home not working.  I have to rely on the spite and stupidity of the kids, to be followed by the repellence value of the cameras.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #18 on: October 05, 2019, 03:45:52 PM »
In that case put it high and out of reach.. I know you know that already.. Good luck.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2019, 02:15:27 PM »
The camera that works with the OOMA system has been a surprise.  It has watched my house each evening while at work and can be called up online to view the area in real time.  I had an idea to put a large velcro patch on it's front with a hole for the lens and autofocus windows and a corresponding patch on 1 pane on my front window.  that provided a very secure mount for the camera and it delivered a picture postcard quality image of the cul de sac that I can see better than the naked eye.  I have ordered another OOMA camera and will go for the full monitoring service at 9.99/mo.  It should be a great stopgap til I get the wireless cameras mounted.

https://my-beta.ooma.com/products/hm_smart_cam

I buy mine NOS and pay about a 1/3 the listed price.
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Offline Key2871

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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2019, 03:59:15 PM »
Great idea, I'm being told. For my neighbor good I need to look into wireless cameras so I can monitor certain areas.
That's good to know. Good luck on your venture.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2019, 04:02:48 PM »
To use these you need to have OOMA service.  I bought my telo device on Ebay cheaply and the cameras as well  I can give advice if you want to go that route.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2019, 04:10:06 PM »
It is all sounding good. Am very much into CCTV, have even put it into the bird boxes.  ::)

Glad to read you are getting sorted.

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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2019, 04:15:42 PM »
This should be info on the smart cam.
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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2019, 04:35:39 PM »
This is my camera over the front door, a Ctronics somethingorother, it's a wired camera so needs to be physically connected to a router indoors, uses the ONVIF IP camera standard for communicating to devices, and I use a program on my "server" called GeniusVision (which is a pain in the butt to set up!) to act as the NVR (Networked Video Recorder), I did buy a 2nd camera to put up on the other side of the house, a "Sricam" branded thing, but it proved to be utterly useless at anything, so it's just the one for now, probably for as long as I live here really... :)

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Re: Another Fire To Put Out
« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2019, 08:43:35 PM »
Yes, I understand that ooma is needed. My point was that's a great idea to have something like that to keep an eye on your property.
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