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    Just wondering if anyone has installed their own home security camera system? We had a car burglarized and some pumpkins smashed this fall. I'd like to get some type of wireless system setup. I don't really want to buy some pre-fab system that comes with a router, DVR, and monitor. I'd rather keep it simple and have the camera's and some software on my PC to manage it all. Anyone done this or have any good suggestions?



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    Re: security camera's

    Seems like all you need is a normal webcam and the right software:

    Help - Webcam Home Surveillance - Motion Sensing Tips, Solutions & How Tos | PCMag.com



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    Re: security camera's

    wild life camera's are what you should look into they will snap a photo each time they see motion you should be able to get one for around $100.

    Check out http://www.securitycamerasdirect.com/



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    Re: security camera's

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    wild life camera's are what you should look into they will snap a photo each time they see motion you should be able to get one for around $100.

    Check out http://www.securitycamerasdirect.com/
    I have honestly thought this before and why more people havent gone this route, but I haven't ever said anything cause I thought people might think I was crazy. Would give you immediate feedback instead of having to go back and watch the video.


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    Move?



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    Yeah, I hate to sound like a jerk but the day I thought about putting camera's around my home is the day I call the real estate agent. Maybe that chick from praire trail with the...well, nice earrings.



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    Re: security camera's

    Quote Originally Posted by mclatch View Post
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    What would you like them to possess?



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    Quote Originally Posted by LZclone View Post
    What would you like them to possess?
    sorry - not sure why I typed that. But thanks for pointing it out. If you didn't understand what I was asking because of it then move along - you are not intelligent enough for this conversation. Dang grammer Nazis.



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    Re: security camera's

    Quote Originally Posted by mclatch View Post
    Just wondering if anyone has installed their own home security camera system? We had a car burglarized and some pumpkins smashed this fall. I'd like to get some type of wireless system setup. I don't really want to buy some pre-fab system that comes with a router, DVR, and monitor. I'd rather keep it simple and have the camera's and some software on my PC to manage it all. Anyone done this or have any good suggestions?
    Why does anyone smash pumpkins in Roland?


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    Quote Originally Posted by mustangcy View Post
    Yeah, I hate to sound like a jerk but the day I thought about putting camera's around my home is the day I call the real estate agent. Maybe that chick from praire trail with the...well, nice earrings.
    sorry but you do sound like a jerk. It could happen to anyone anywhere. I'm pretty sure I live in a safe town - just want to make sure we can catch the hooligans the next time.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Why does anyone smash pumpkins in Roland?
    The better question is WHO smashed pumpkins in Roland (and burglarized vehicles the next week).



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    Quote Originally Posted by mclatch View Post
    sorry - not sure why I typed that. But thanks for pointing it out. If you didn't understand what I was asking because of it then move along - you are not intelligent enough for this conversation. Dang grammer Nazis.
    I believe you mean to say "grammar Nazis". We are offended if you misspell it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott34 View Post
    I have honestly thought this before and why more people havent gone this route, but I haven't ever said anything cause I thought people might think I was crazy. Would give you immediate feedback instead of having to go back and watch the video.
    I've though of a trail cam and that might be the answer - thanks.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JBone84 View Post
    I believe you mean to say "grammar Nazis". We are offended if you misspell it.
    exzactly!



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    Re: security camera's

    I don't know how the prices compare to the links other people have mentioned, but I have been going to monoprice.com lately for cables and I see they have some security stuff. Doesn't look like they have too many options, but they might have what you need.



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