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Hi I want to make a DVR (digital video recorder) or CCTV setup hooking upto 16 cameras on a computer ,some of the cameras will be motion sensitive ie only ...
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    DVR /PVR / CCTV on linux ,help ?


    Hi
    I want to make a DVR (digital video recorder) or CCTV setup hooking upto 16 cameras on a computer ,some of the cameras will be motion sensitive ie only record when it is trigered for a set period of time,and some will be recording in a continous loop ,for 2 months the last day gets written on
    I have already seen such a system in a shop but it is running windows xp
    I have seen some dvr cards on e bay where u get software free as well ,but that only runs in xp
    I have googled around and found some sites for PVR setup
    I dont think i need expensive tv cards
    Any help in the right direction would be appreciated ,what kind of software ,hardware would i need

    Thanx in advance

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    i,ve been lokking on the net and dvr cards dont seem to be that expensive
    i have looked at ebay.co.uk
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    8766958776 DVR Surveillance CCTV SECURITY CAMERA SPY RECORDER CARD
    5869941668 BRAND NEW 16ch 480FPS Real Time DVR card with 1ch Audio
    6038223500 16 Channels 4 Real Time 120 FPS CCTV DVR Card, NEW SOFT
    6038223637 8 CHANNELS CCTV DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE 240FPS DVR CARD
    5869070515 16 Channels - 100 frames CCTV DVR/DSR PCI Card
    5870501771 4 Ch CCTV PC CARD VIDEO RECORDING DVR Card FPS X03
    8766958776 DVR Surveillance CCTV SECURITY CAMERA SPY RECORDER CARD
    7592357510 Linux Window CCTV Alarm + Record DVR CARD *New Software
    7592400199 CCTV 16 Channels 4 Real Time 120 FPS DVR Card C03

    plus on the dvr cards description it says p3 would suffice

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    i,ve tracked down a site
    http://www.zoneminder.com/
    gonna have a look at it , but on it the hardware requirements are quite high

    any other links /projects on similiar lines that anybody knows of
    basically i just want to make a low cost cctv system for shops /offices etc

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