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BEST Indoor IP Cameras for Synology and QNAP NAS 2020

Guide to NAS Compatible IP Cameras for indoor use One of the most common questions I am asked here at NASCompares is “What is the best IP Camera for my NAS?”. The appeal of using the awesome surveillance and NVR abilities of a Synology and QNAP NAS is one of those features that was the […]

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera Review

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera – Is This Budget IP Camera TOO Budget to Work? Picking the most appropriate security camera for your own unique circumstances is often much harder than it sounds. You’ve got to think about how the camera will be getting its power, how it will be saving data, and how you […]

SimCam AI S1 AI Powered IP Camera Review

SimCam AI S1 AI-Powered IP Camera Review – Smart enough for ya? I have always been a big fan of a well-made Surveillance solution. I have covered the subject of surveillance solutions here several times before, typically in conjunction with NAS surveillance use. The growing trend towards Deep Video Analysis (DVA), facial recognition, Thing recognition […]

Best Outdoor IP Camera for Synology and QNAP NAS 2020

What is the Best IP Camera for Outside use with your Synology and QNAP NAS One of the most popular reasons that people buy their first network-attached storage (NAS) is the ease and versatility of setting up a cheap and fully featured Network Video Recorder (NVR). Almost all modern NAS feature surveillance support to a […]

Surveillance and IP Cameras this Black Friday 2019

Bargains and Deals on Surveillance Cameras on Black Friday 2019 The subject of IP Cameras and NAS is a really tricky one to stay on top of. Despite my best efforts, the near weekly firmware updates that are rolled out by both Synology and QNAP on their own operating platforms, the individual Surveillance software and […]

Surveillance and IP Cameras Black Friday 2019

Bargains and Deals on Surveillance Cameras on Black Friday 2019 The subject of IP Cameras and NAS is a really tricky one to stay on top of. Despite my best efforts, the near weekly firmware updates that are rolled out by both Synology and QNAP on their own operating platforms, the individual Surveillance software and […]

NAS IP Camera Deals this Prime Day 2019 – Amcrest, Anpviz Hikvision, Foscam and Reolink

Bargains and Deals on NAS on Day 2 of Prime Day 2019 The subject of IP Cameras and NAS is a really tricky one to stay on top of. Despite my best efforts, the near weekly firmware updates that are rolled out by both Synology and QNAP on their own operating platforms, the individual Surveillance […]

Best Outdoor IP Camera for Synology and QNAP NAS

What is the Best IP Camera for Outside use with your Synology and QNAP NAS One of the most popular reasons that people buy their first network attached storage (NAS) is the ease and versatility of setting up a cheap and fully featured Network Video Recorder (NVR). Almost all modern NAS feature surveillance support to […]

Reolink C2 Pro NAS IP Camera – 5MP Smart PTZ Wireless Camera

Brand New Reolink C2 Pro IP Camera for Synology and QNAP NAS One of the most growing areas of NAS drive use in home and business of 2018 is Surveillance and with the growing interest in more users getting the most from their Synology or QNAP NAS by using the Surveillance Station or QVR Pro […]

What is the Recommended IP Camera for my Synology NAS Server and Surveillance Station?

Help choosing the best IP Camera for a Synology NAS NAS Devices from the big companies like Synology and QNAP are now remarkably mainstream. Being used in homes and businesses across the world for everything from backing up network devices and playing media over DLNA, all the way through to Plex Media Servers and Virtual Machines. […]

NAS Server And Video Surveillance – What Do I Need?

Need Help with a Surveillance NAS, IP Cameras and an Alarm Dear Sir,   1) I want to buy one NAS system to store and back-up of myvideos/photos 2) I would like to install video surveillance system for my house. 3) I would like to put an alarm system in the house. How to combine […]

Unboxing the Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS for 2018

Should you Buy the Synology NVR1218 Surveillance NAS   Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 is an all-in-one, energy efficient private surveillance solution with HDMI output for PC-less management and live monitoring. NVR1218 is your All-in-one, stand-alone surveillance solution Offering an effortless surveillance experience, Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 has the ability to display and record […]

Best Home and Office IP Cameras for NAS

Guide to NAS Compatible IP Cameras for indoor use One of the most common questions i am asked here at NASCompares is “What is the best IP Camera for my NAS?”. The appeal of using the awesome surveillance and NVR abilities of a Synology and QNAP NAS is one of those features that was the […]

A 2018 Update on IP Cameras NAS Compatibility

IP Camera Compatibility and NAS in 2018 The subject of IP Cameras and NAS is a really tricky one to stay on top of. Despite my best efforts, the near weekly firmware updates that are rolled out by both Synology and QNAP on their own operating platforms, the individual Surveillance software and the cameras themselves, […]

How to add RLC-423 camera to Synology station DS216se

How to Add Reolink Camera to Synology Surveillance Station How to add RLC-423 camera to Synology station DS216se Step 1. Launch Reolink client, right click “Device setting” -> “Encode” and select “Base Line” as shown: Step 2. Launch Synology Surveillance Station, click “IP Camera”, and “add” new camera. Step 3. Select “Quick Setup”, and click “Next”. Step 4. Set […]

Synology and ONVIF Compatible cameras

I’m thinking about buying a Reolink RLC-422 and I have a question about the camera, that you maybe are able to answer. Is the RLC-422 fully compatible with the Synology Surveillance Station over ONVIF? Most importantly: do the multi-streams and the movement detection work on the Surveillance Station? I’m asking because I have a WansView […]

Online CCTV and photo server

I would like to use it for: Storing Photos centrally and streaming them to various devices. Storing a few files and recording CCTV off 2 IP cameras (possibly 4 in the future) The cameras would be recording on motion only so I estimate between 1-2GB would be plenty for CCTV. I would also like some […]

Recommended IP Camera for my Synology NAS 2018

Help choosing the best IP Camera for a Synology NAS NAS Devices from the big companies like Synology and QNAP are now remarkably mainstream. Being used in homes and businesses across the world for everything from backing up network devices and playing media over DLNA, all the way through to Plex Media Servers and Virtual Machines. […]