We often get asked about privacy concerns when it comes to CCTV cameras. This happens with residential installations and also in Body Corporate situations. We have no legal qualifications or direct experience but, when it comes to video recordings, our understanding is as follows: It is an offence to video record people without their consent … Continue reading Privacy & CCTV Cameras (incl audio)
Is your CCTV App Offline (but cameras are working on the monitor/TV)? Depending on your system setup your Hik-Connect, Hilook or Guarding Vision app my go offline if there has been a modem/internet issue or power failure. If this happens there a few few things to check and 99% of the time it is an … Continue reading Is your CCTV App Offline (but cameras are working on the monitor/TV)?
Almost daily we get approached by manufactures, suppliers and distributors asking us to use and sell their security systems. On occasion we have been forced to use other brands but 99% of the time our goto CCTV system is Hikvision. Yes it is Chinese but as a small, service orientated, company we cannot afford to … Continue reading A-OK Security gets awarded Hikvision Platinum Value Added Solution Partner again (for 2020)
Looking for a business or home alarm that allows full control via an app? Look no further the Bosch 6000 coupled with the Myalarm modem/module. Not only does it offer full control you can also review your zone status as well as control outputs & doors. Have you ever driven away only to return a … Continue reading Alarm System with full app control
Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) is a term used in the surveillance camera industry to refer to high-dynamic-range imaging and implies that the camera can handle bright and dark conditions and improve image quality. Not all cameras have the same quality WDR. Analogue cameras have a “WDR” that is actually a “Back Light Compensation” so not … Continue reading WDR – Wide Dynamic Ratio
We get asked regularly about our preferred CCTV cameras and who manufactures them. Yes they are Chinese! Why? Well it is a combination of quality (incl resolution – 6 or 8MP), reliability, ease of use (live viewing, playback and the smartphone app), price, a 3 year warranty, and local support. With the USA clamping down … Continue reading CCTV Cameras – Country of Origin?
If you are in the market for CCTV/security cameras please don’t hesitate to contact us. Not only will you get great service, a great product, a 3 year warranty, but you will also get great prices!
We recently quoted to upgrade a home alarm system that was supplied as part of a new home build. The customer informed me that they had had multiple visits after moving in as there were “issues” with the alarm. We showed them the Bosch 6000, with it’s MyAlarm app (incl sms and email notifications), and … Continue reading Not all installations are equal
As the age of the typical Sunshine Coast home increases many appliances and other devices, installed at the time of construction, start to fail. In addition, the closer you live to the ocean, the quicker the cheaper brands fail as they have little or no corrosion protection. Recently we upgraded a few residential intercoms and … Continue reading Intercoms with Smartphone Connectivity
4 Essential Ways Security Cameras Improve Your Peace of Mind According to Budget Direct’s 2018 report, around 20.3% of Australian homes have been subject to burglary. In fact, records show that there were 225, 900 burglaries in the country just in 2017. In light of these numbers, you might want to reinforce your property’s security. … Continue reading 4 Ways Security Cameras Improves Peace of Mind