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The 7 Point Checklist For MOBOTIX Video Storage

Most system recording errors are often caused by poor planning and an underspecified storage device.  Giving attention to the right areas when designing the video storage component of a surveillance system will ensure trouble free recording.

In this article we guide you through 7 points that should be considered when planning the recording and storage component of your MOBOTIX system.

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Choosing The Right NAS For Your MOBOTIX System

Did you hear the one about the shop owner who took it upon himself to find a storage device for his MOBOTIX system?  He finally decided upon a D-Link DNS-323, (purchased on ebay for $290), to record megapixel video from 7 MOBOTIX cameras triggering motion detection in a high activity site.  Not surprisingly the NAS instantly became the source of continuous recording errors.  The only way to fix the problem was to pull it out and replace it with a more suitable NAS.

The lesson here is that the decision was based purely on price, without consultation. Which ended up costing the end user more in the short term.

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How to record from MOBOTIX to a QNAP NAS

In this tutorial we will show you how easy it is to setup and configure a MOBOTIX camera to record to standard off-the-shelf storage such as the the QNAP TS-series NAS.

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Product Review: QNAP TS-459 Pro+

QNAP has a stupendous array of storage devices, with over 60 different products to choose from. The range is split into two main categories:

Storage (TS-series) and Surveillance (VS-series)

In relation to recording from a MOBOTIX IP camera, the most common question asked about the QNAP range is - "Which product is best suited for my security needs?" People are often confused about whether or not to go for a "surveillance storage" device or "standard storage" device.

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