[PLUG-TALK] Wireless external security camera

Drew G. Wallace drewgwallace at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 14:14:15 PST 2019


Was the intent to be fully wireless with a battery at the camera or to
still provide power?
>From personal experience cabling a low voltage PoE run can be less
challenging an obstacle than a 120V recepticle with 12V wall-wart somewhere
in the near area.

I've experimented with Motion and ZoneMinder on Linux systems mixed
results. My video management is handled on my one Windows VM because I have
had a much easier time both with compatibility and time spent on
configuring a functional system.

Drew


On Fri, Nov 22, 2019, 13:33 Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 19, 2019 at 05:48:33PM -0800, Rich Shepard wrote:
> > While there's abundant information on the Web filtering that to find what
> > works with linux and can be secured is daunting.
> >
> > I'm asking for advice, recommendations, things to avoid, and other
> knowledge
> > that will allow me to make informed choices.
>
> I'm interested in setting up outside security as well,
> though for my setup I'd prefer to find something with
> a two-wire connection (power and signal).
>
> I'd want an ethernet interface to the controller box,
> and the ability to copy and back up the controller
> hard disk over the house network to my backup servers.
>
> That is a reminder to build a hidden, fireproof, theft-
> proof tertiary backup server, for this and other data.
>
> Keith
>
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