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How can i check existing security system cameras

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  • Sep 13th, 2020 2:23 am
Apr 7, 2019
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How can i check existing security system cameras

Hi I just moved into a home and i see outside 4 camera outside the home. I have found what looks to be the wiring but no dvr box. If i get a box and connect will old cameras just start working??? No idea about how it works. Also i have a dcs monitoring box and 2 keypads. How do I re hock that up. Or when I call a monitoring company they do all re connect for that part.
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Aug 2, 2004
32846 posts
East Gwillimbury
If you get a DVR or NVR, you will be able to access the video easily because you set everything up in the recorder and not the camera.

If they are IP cameras, you will be able to set them up with IP

For your DSC alarm, you will need to find the installer and get the master code. The monitoring company will not be able to do anything without the master code. You can probably reset the control board to default and start over.