MxFFS Archive Storage – FAQs answered

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MxFFS Archive is a recording failover feature, ensuring the MOBOTIX cameras can provide 24/7 recording uptime with no loss of footage. When MxFFS Archive has been enabled in the camera, the video is written to the camera’s internal SD card and then archived to the file server (e.g. PC/Server, NAS). If connection to the external server is lost, the recordings are saved to the SD card. When reconnection to the file server is made, the video stored on the SD card data is archived to the file server.

Here at MxInstaller we’ve received a raft of questions
 from end users and installers about MxFFS Archive, which we answer in this tutorial.
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How To Prevent Break and Enter

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Imagine spending good money on a security camera system 
and then someone breaks into your property, steals items of value and gets away undetected.

We’ve uploaded actual footage of a break and enter where that very thing happens.  The burglar bypasses a locked sliding door in under two minutes using only a screwdriver, enters the premises and escapes with stolen items in hand. This criminal even knew he was under surveillance but this does not deter him.

In this article we discuss what could have been done to prevent this from happening.
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MOBOTIX Updates – New Video Cable, New Codes and EOL models

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Here’s 3 MOBOTIX announcements you may have missed:
– a new 3m (9.8ft) S15D video cable
– discontinuation of all HD resolution (IT/Basic) models
– all MOBOTIX  cameras are now fitted with the new higher quality Premium (F1.8) lenses.

The new longer video cable for the S15D will be welcomed by installers, who are seeking greater flexibility when installing the S15D sensor modules. The new F1.8 lenses allow the camera to capture higher image quality in lower light levels.
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How To Integrate MOBOTIX Indoor Cameras With Other Devices Using The Mx-Bus-IO-Module

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The MxBus-IO-Module is a new expansion board that enables the MOBOTIX Indoor range of cameras to be integrated into electronic devices.

Once installed into an i25, c25 or p25 the camera is then equipped with an MxBus interface, plus 2 inputs and 2 outputs. This allows users to leverage existing powered systems including – lighting, shutters, gates, alarm panels, gates door locks etc.
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MxManagementCenter Now Available For Windows and Mac

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The MOBOTIX engineering team designed MxManagementCenter with a cross-platform user experience in mind, and this latest release for both Windows and Mac means that goal is closer to completion. A Linux-compatible version will be available later this year. A new camera software update has also been published to optimize the integration between MX cameras and MxManagementCenter.
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MOBOTIX p25 Introduction

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The MOBOTIX p25 is the first single lens camera to be released with the 6MP Moonlight Technology and for a lot of our readers, it might be the most significant. The p25 borrows many advanced elements from MOBOTIX premium-grade dual lens devices with the exception of 2-way audio and an outdoor rating.

The P25 is being pitched at an aggressively low US$528, which probably makes it the most advanced IP camera on the market in that price range.
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IP Video Surveillance Smart Guide

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If you are a non-technical decision maker wanting to buy a security camera system and unsure where to begin, then this guide is for you. Designed for non-technical decision makers our latest ebook is the first of its kind in the security industry.

This enhanced edition includes 27 auto tutorials and animated graphics to speed up the learning process. After completing the 7 questions and fast-learn audio tutorials provided, a non-technical person will be able to create a basic system specification for quotation.
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