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mathan  
Posted : Monday, January 21, 2013 6:50:48 PM(UTC)
Joined: 1/21/2013(UTC)
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Location: Malaysia


Hi there,

would like to know :

1) what are hardware requirement to run 32 cameras and continuous recording ?

2) internet speed required to view 32 cameras remotely ?

3) Monitor screen size recommended to view 32 cameras ?

please advise.. thank you..
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Posted : Saturday, May 18, 2013 8:55:34 AM(UTC)
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To use Security Monitor Pro with 32 IP cameras simultaneously, you will need adequate CPU processing, RAM, and bandwidth. I suggest a Core i7-3770 CPU or better and at least 16GB of RAM.

The bandwidth required depends on the type of cameras you are using. A HD camera can use from 200Kbit/sec to 3MBits/sec of bandwidth. Selecting a medium resolution, one that produces a 800Kbit/sec stream, leads to a estimated 24Mbit/sec of data for 32 IP cameras. If your cameras are all in remote locations, it is possible to support this level of bandwidth on some cable networks or using Verizon's FIOS service. If the cameras are within your own network, try to use wired cameras. Wireless network are subject to greater interference and data collision which require retransmission - greatly slowing down processing.
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