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  • How to Install Security Cameras

    How to Install Security Cameras

    September 11, 2019 |

    How to Install Security Cameras While the convenience of a wireless security camera system may sound attractive at first, you will end up with a much better security camera solution if you opt for a wired system. I cover why wired is better than wireless in an earlier blog post – Are Wireless Security Cameras… Read More

  • Fixed vs Varifocal Lenses

    Fixed vs Varifocal Lenses

    August 7, 2019 |

    There are 2 different categories that security camera lenses fall into: Fixed Lens or Fixed Focal Length Lenses Varifocal Lens of Varifocal Zoom Lenses They both serve a purpose – read on to find out which one is better for your particular need. Security Cameras with Fixed Lens Simply put, you get what you are… Read More

  • Pure Copper CAT5e Cable vs CCA

    Pure Copper CAT5e Cable vs CCA

    July 23, 2019 |

    What is CAT5e Cable? CAT5e cable (or Category 5e cable) is actually 8 cables in one. Within each length of CAT5e cable, you will find 8 smaller wires. These wires are arranged in 4 pairs. Each pair is assigned a different color (orange, blue, green, brown). Each pair features one solid color (solid orange) and… Read More

  • US Defense Bill – National Defense Authorization Act for 2019 (NDAA 2019)

    May 12, 2019 |

    Does the NDAA 2019 Affect Orange Security? No – Orange Security is not affected by the National Defense and Authorization Act of 2019 . We do not work with any of the companies either directly or otherwise. [7/22/19 : My team is asked this question on an increasing more frequent basis as the date of… Read More

  • We Like this Orange Security!

    We Like this Orange Security!

    May 10, 2019 |

    We Like this Orange Security! We regularly carry out research into YouTube videos relating to our company. This involved using search terms such as ‘Orange Security’. When doing this recently, we came across this rather, well, bizarre video from over a decade ago – January 2008 to be precise. I just love the fact that… Read More

  • Orange Security Featured on RedFin!

    February 28, 2019 |

    Redfin features Top Expert from Orange Security Yes, that’s right – they’re talking about me! This month RedFin wrote an article answering some home security questions. Check out the article here.

  • What is the Focal Length of a Security Camera Lens?

    What is the Focal Length of a Security Camera Lens?

    November 9, 2018 |

    Security Camera Focal Lengths This is the most important thing to consider when selecting the right security camera. If this is wrong, it doesn’t matter what else you do, you won’t ever achieve optimal surveillance images. What is the Focal Length? To explain this better, you need to know about a couple of the important… Read More

  • What about Wireless Security Cameras?

    What about Wireless Security Cameras?

    November 2, 2018 |

    Wireless Surveillance Cameras A very common request we receive from customers is for wireless security cameras. Personally, I would love to be develop and stock a wireless security camera. A lot of our customers think this is what they want. No cables to run, quick installation – surely this is the ideal solution for a… Read More

  • Why are Security Cameras Used?

    Why are Security Cameras Used?

    October 26, 2018 |

    Why are Surveillance Cameras Used? Security cameras have many different uses. In this article we explore some of the obvious uses as well as some of the less obvious, but still very valid uses for security camera systems. Some of the more obvious uses for security camera systems are: Securing your home Securing your place… Read More

  • Can Security Cameras have Audio?

    Can Security Cameras have Audio?

    October 19, 2018 |

    Can Security Cameras have Audio? A common question that people ask us. Some cameras do have microphones built into them. We do not sell any cameras that do. There are 3 main reasons as to why we don’t stock security cameras with audio on-board. These should give you a helping hand working out whether a… Read More

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