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Recommended IP Cameras for NAS Surveillance – A Handy Guide

A Guide to Choosing the Right IP Cameras for Your Surveillance NAS Of all the ways to make the most of a NAS in your home or business environment, few are as useful as implementing a surveillance system. Alot of people might have purchased a NAS for backup, for multimedia editing, for Plex Media Server […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Surveillance NAS with compatible IP camera with audio in function

I’m looking to buy a device that will stream my movies over LAN, internet and that can easily backup all my data as well, Great plus would be, if there was an option that allows recording of a few ( 1,2 maybe 3 IP Cameras ) preferably without the cost of extra third party software. […]

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 […]