A DVR Upgrade will recover your CCTV System's value!
You don't have to wait until the DVR fails. When you upgrade your DVR you will enhance the quality of the whole Security System. Your older cameras will be able to work at their highest resolution and frame rate, and you will get easily and efficiently access your Surveillance System.
These are the four most common symtoms of a Bad DVR
There are situations where you can't wait to change your CCTV DVR, and is when it fails rendering your camera system useless.
Annoying constant beeping
No records found when searching for events
DVR won't power up
DVR powers up, but there is not video signal coming out
These symptoms most of the time imply an urgent DVR switching solution, there might be other related issues comming from a bad CCTV Recorder, for that it would be better to get a camera technician to do the troubleshooting and determine if your old recorder needs to be replaced.
If you are not sure if your CCTV DVR is bad, Owl Video Security Technicians can troubleshoot it or check the option of a compatible one with your existing cameras.
Clear View Cameras in your phone don't mean HQ Video Files. 90% of low-recording quality DVRs look good on a phone's app.
This 15 minutes Test will reveal the hidden value of your DVR.
Old, Low quality and Cheap DVRs feature higher resolution on live-view mode vs play-back, blurring your perception of the recorded video quality.
Take the Play-back test to find out if you have surveillance.
Connect an external Monitor Directly to the DVR (19"or above)
Search and save a recording sample
Playback and watch the recorded file with the external monitor
Compare the Live-Video quality vs the Play-back video
Poor quality or outdated DVRs record at a lower resolution than the one you see in live view mode.
The live-video vs play-back test allows you compare and visualize the current quality of the footage recorded in your DVR, and determine if it is valuable. .
Admitting your DVR's low resolution after an incident, is too late!
Even if your DVR is "working fine", the only factor that determines if your are backed up on an event is the quality of the footage.
We are all familiar with our environment, and we can recognize people or locations around us in a blurry video, but if an authority needs to identify people or details in any event, and the Play-back test was just a blur of human shapes or shadows, the only fact that you will be able to proof is that your DVR is just a Fancy Toy.
where is your PEACE OF MIND sitting at?
Isn't it the Footage the main purpose of your whole Security System?
The DVR's footage is the greatest Surveillance benefit where the whole Security Camera System relies on, without it all you have is a blur!
A New DVR is A Cost-effective way to start Upgrading your entire Security Camera System
If you want to extend the value of your initial investment when you purchased your CCTV System, the best way is by changing your old DVR with a new compatible recorder, it will work with your old cameras, and allow you to gradually change the blurry ones that sooner or later will have to changed.
What advantages can you get with a new DVR, that you don't have with your old recorder?
Higher recording resolution.
Extended recording time.
Friendly user interface.
Play-back from the phone's app.
Easier to configure remote access.
There are countless additional advantages that you will discover with Owl Video new DVRs
Share the access with your family or neighbors and remove it later as you wish.
No router programming needed to watch remotely.
Extended recording time with new video compression technologies.
The list goes on an on, and there will be extra features waiting for you to take advantage after you upgrade your cameras.
A small investment will renew the whole system and allow you to enjoy the benefits of the latest CCTV technology.
There are more than five different technologies to choose your CCTV Video Recorder, CVI, TVI, AHD, IP, Hybrid, and there are requirements among those technologies in oder to match your cameras and the DVR but,
Don't get into the hassle of trying every single dvr to identify your current surveillance technology and match your existing cameras,