Bullet Style camera
Bullet Style Cameras are frequently used in both indoor and outdoor applications. They are typically wall mounted and are available with a variety of different technologies.
Dome Style Camera
The Dome Style camera is a very popular style for indoor ceiling mounted applications. However they are able to be utilized in both indoor and outdoor
This article is an overview for some of the common terminology associated with Lighting Control Systems:
Accent Lighting: This is directional lighting designed to draw attention to certain architectural features or emphasize an object. Typically accent lighting should be 3 times the ambient light level.
Ambient Lighting: This is general illumination that uniform
(6 button hybrid keypad with raise lower)
This not only functions at a keypad for customized lighting scenes, but also serves as dimmer in one package. This makes it much more flexible for retrofit projects.
This lighting keypad is capable of controlling many groups of lights at once in customized preset lighting
Explaining Common terminology associated with residential and commercial security systems:
Communicating Smoke Detector: This is a smoke detector that not only sounds an audible alarm but also communicates with the security system to provide notification to a central monitoring station or other contacts programmed into the system. It is also sometimes called a 4
In our Northern climate dealing with snow and ice and the on satellite dishes can be a frustration. Especially if your satellite dish is mounted in a hard to reach location such a rooftop.
This innovative product solves those problems. It has an automatic thermostat that turns on just above feeezing temperatures and turns
This product allows you to mount satellite TV dishes, off-air antennas and satellite radio antennas on your rooftop for great line of sight without wires running everywhere.
A frustration of many homeowners and building owners is having Satellite TV providers come for an installation and having unsightly wires run down the side of their
Explanation of common terminology associated with camera systems.
Alarm Input: Many security camera’s and DVR’s have an input for a sensor such as a motion detector that will trigger the camera or system to begin recording. This is done to cut down on the amount of recording storage needed as well as make it
The following explains some of the terminology associated with Structured Wiring that Nextec Systems offers.
BNC Connector: This type of connector attaches to the ends of coaxial cable and feature male and female twist lock connection. BNC connectors are typically used for commercial/professional audio devices and surveillance camera systems.
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Wireless Driveway Sensor
This wireless driveway sensors detects vehicles (and not deer or other large animals in our area) from up 600 feet away from your home or business. It has a probe that is buried parallel to the driveway and detects vehicles with approximately 10-12 feet.
The probe is attached to the wireless transmitter box
Many people with security systems in the area pay monthly monitoring fees of $20-30 dollars a month or more. While having central station monitoring may be the best choice for some people, many Nextec customers choose to have their security systems call them and their family and friends directly. Not only does this save them
Glass Break sensors are another layer of defense in a comprehensive security system. Glass Break sensors have come a long ways and today’s dual technology units are a reliable option
How They Work: Dual Technology Glass break sensors work by using a microphone that is tuned listen for sound frequencies of glass flexing before
Motion Detectors are a very common sensor in both commercial and residential security systems. There are several variations including.
Left: Pet Immune Motion Detector. Right: Ceiling Mounted Motion Detector
Dual Technology Motion Sensor: These motion sensors combine both PIR (passive infrared radar) and microwave technologies. In order for a motion alarm to occur
From Left: recessed wired door contact, surface mount door contact, wireless recessed door contact
Door Contacts are probably the most common sensor in a residential or commercial security system. Nextec recommends installing door contacts on all exterior main /lower level doors as well as any other exterior accessible via stairs/deck.
Door Contacts consist of transmitter
Here i have provided an explanation of common Home Theater terms for the beginner.
5.1 Surround Sound: Is a Surround Sound format that utilizes 6 different speakers (5 audio channel speakers and one subwoofer). The speakers include center channel, Front Left and Front Right Channels, left and right Surround Channels and a subwoofer. If