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The GW 2050IP seems to be a great buy. $112 and decreased price for bulk buys. 1080p @ 2.0MP/30FPS (3.0MP/17FPS) — if you're willing to take a blow to FPS, 3-5 megapixels would do a lot of good. Built for outdoor and indoor use 42Pcs infrared LEDs for illumination (up to 130ft) Optical zoom of 2.8-12mm — the downside here is that as focal length ...


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There are quite a few options available to you, depending on how much comfort you want to have vs. how much money you want to spend. 1. There are a few do-it-yourself solutions as suggested by @filo You can use a Raspberry Pi + Camera + USB Battery pack to setup something, but it requires some effort and it's not going to be the most easy-to-use option. 2....


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Your requirement – to be able to read license plates at 500 meters – is pushing the outer limits of commercial technology. You are talking about a camera that will cost thousands of dollars, and may be a custom-built item. Therefore, you will have to contact higher-end camera manufacturers directly to discuss whether existing products meet your ...


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The AvertX 30X HD provides pretty much everything you're looking for, but it only covers ~105m. This brand tends to not specify optical or digital zoom on their website which makes things difficult. The 3S N5012 has a lot of very appealing features. Specifically, 94mm max focal length paired with 12x digital zoom can provide long view distances. This could ...


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Use the NVR. It’s a dedicated piece of equipment that will consume less energy than a windows 10 computer. NVR’s also contain different hard drives that are specifically made for constant writing and over-writing of video (they last longer). In my house the NVR is tucked away (and cleverly disguised) on a closet shelf. This adds to security as an ...


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I would start with software - Wireshark works on both Windows and Linux and lets you see all the packets reaching your computer. It's free. Also read about magic packets - wake on LAN has nothing to do with TCP. In fact it does not even use IP! Going further - some better routers, such as the MikroTik Hex allow you to sniff all the traffic going through ...


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Visit http://netatmo.com I love their "weather" station (I have 5 independent "weather" stations with a total of 13 additional add-on indoor modules - never even the smallest hiccup with any of them). I also have their "Presence" external camera at one site. It is mains powered & WiFi (only 2.4GHz) and when it works, it works wonderfully (HD, night IR, ...


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