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Security Camera Purchasing Advice

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I have a client looking to get a new security camera system.   This is for a small truck stop.  

Any advice based on your own experience.  What is a good brand, type, package?  I would like to set this up to view from home as well as in the building.
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Thanks Joe.  What are you using for an NVR/DVR?   Are you worried that the wireless can be hijacked or jammed?
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I'm using a Windows computer with a 1TB hard drive as a DVR (and as the security camera displays). Blue Iris lets you specify the location of the storage folders and limits on their sizes. I also tested it with a low-end, multi-terabyte NAS (RAID 1) and it worked fine, so that's a future possibility if my client needs more space for recording. No, I'm not worried about the wireless being hijacked or jammed, but I am worried about good signal strength from the basement locations, which is why I purchased the 9dbi antennas.
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