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Zotlerg  
Posted : Friday, June 17, 2011 5:27:16 AM(UTC)
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I have a small business and would like to install a system with two cameras. Using your software and selecting motion-activated recording, how much disk space will I need?

My business operates 4 days a week, 8 hours a day - figure pretty much constant motion during these times, but there should be NO motion outside of these hours. Thanks.
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Posted : Friday, June 24, 2011 10:27:32 AM(UTC)
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It is easy to calculate the amount of space needed for recordings.

Security Monitor Pro records at a default of 250Kbs. Converted to bytes this is 31kbytes per second or 1.86Mbytes per minute or 111Mbytes per hour. To record for 8 hours a day you will use about 1Gbyte per camera. Or about 8Gbytes per week for the 2 cameras on your 4 day schedule. A terabyte hard drive will hold about 2 years of recordings for you.
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