Hardware and Accessories Buyer's Guide

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 03, 2011

Hardware 

What type of hardware your surveillance server will require differs between manufacturers. The manufacturer's documentation or tech support should always be consulted before purchasing hardware. Each system handles video in a different way, and this variance may be slight or extreme. Processor needs could be as low as a single dual core processor or as high as dual quad cores, depending on a variety of factors, such as framerate, resolution, server-side motion detection, and more.

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