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Having an office that is right next the showroom can be very entertaining. I am always curious to meet all the customers who walk in with a problem and walk out with huge smiles on their faces. Hearing the stories of how they want to protect their home or business but being completely lost and confused comes as a relief because I know they have come to the right place! I cannot stress enough to anyone who is interested in buying a security system to TAKE ADVANTAGE of security consultants! These individuals have seen hundreds of cases and solved dozens of…

Upgrading an Existing Surveillance System

Aaron Satterlee   Aaron Satterlee - 2M CCTV     Not everybody who contacts 2MCCTV for service is starting from the ground up. In fact, many customers call us to get up to date with their existing video surveillance system, or to troubleshoot a weakness in coverage they have noticed over the years. Lately, many customers are interested in upgrading their old cameras to the newer, more network friendly,  IP cameras (read the benefits of IP cameras). This can be a daunting task for a business or residence to undertake, and can certainly get expensive. To avoid the headache, clients sometimes feel the…

Take your Neighborhood Watch to the Next Level with Neighborhood Guard

Neighborhood Watch Recently, 2MCCTV has the opportunity to speak with Jesper “JJ” Jurcenoks, Founder of Neighborhood Guard, a not-for profit organization helping take neighborhood watch groups to the next level of security.  Neighborhood Guard is currently working with dozens of neighborhood groups to help strengthen crime prevention and make public streets safer.     2MCCTV: What is it that Neighborhood Guard does exactly and how is that different from Neighborhood Watch?   Jesper: Neighborhood Guard is a grass root extension to the existing Neighborhood Watch programs, as the name implies we try to do more than just “watch”, but more about that…

10 Video Surveillance Trends & Predictions for 2013 [Infographic]

  2MCCTV has created an Infographic of the 10 Video Surveillance Trends for 2013.  Information comes from IMS Research.   With technology and the global marketplace of all industries changing at such a rapid pace, it is important to keep up with which direction it is moving.  As for the Video Surveillance Industry, security integrators, installers, manufacturers, and distributors should look for much to change in 2013.   Look for new technological developments to further improve image quality.  Look for China’s growth to continue to be at the forefront of the market, bolstering global attention.   As a distributor of video surveillance products, 2MCCTV will always be…

A Quick Guide to License Plate Capture (LPR) Cameras

Chris Mozingo   Christopher Mozingo – Sales – 2M CCTV 877-926-2288 x 6021     License Plate Capture Camera Here at 2M I receive a large number of inquiries from customers looking for license plate camera solutions that will read license plate numbers.  There are cameras out there that are manufactured just for this purpose.  They are referred to as License Plate Capture Cameras or LPR (License Plate Recognition) Cameras. These security cameras are used for everything from traffic enforcement and access control, to stolen car identification and vehicle tracking.  Many industries, namely law enforcement, have been reporting very positive results…

The Science Behind Voltage Drop

Travis Chaffin Travis Chaffin – Sales Manager – 2M CCTV 877-926-2288 x 6049   Voltage drop is a term that we hear about all the time in the surveillance industry. While many people talk about it and use the charts and calculators provided by different sources, I think a smaller amount of people fully understand the physics behind it. Today I want to give a quick review of the ideas behind voltage drop and then some practical tips for installing security cameras or any other equipment.   Voltage Drop for CCTV Equation Here is the equation for Voltage Drop: Voltage drop=( 2…