Signet 4 channel H.264 kit purchased from Jaycar

by steve dann
(south australia)

Question:

goodday guys I have recently installed a Signet 4 channel H.264 kit purchased from Jaycar .Daytime it is great for my house and backyard but when 1st installed night was great vision but over the last few weeks 3 out of 4 cameras become cloudy at night ,2of the cameras have normal 18m cables and 1 has a 10m extension the only 1 working properly at night also has a 10m extension in it. do you have any ideas as to why .I did ring jaycar but getting somebody with knowledge is very hard

thanks steve

Answer:

It is really hard to say for sure what is happening there. If they all worked fine before but now they are not?

I would try some troubleshooting by taking all the cameras off line and testing them one at a time to see if you can tell a difference.

It could also be that some moisture has gotten into the cameras as well so I would check for that.

I would test all your cables as well. Again just go through several steps to see if you can narrow down or eliminate the problems.

Peter Brissette
Security Camera Expert

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this may help
by: scott

hi make sure your camera setting are set at defaults
the reason is if you have had a play with the hue ,brightness, contrast settings .
this wll affected night vision & also clean the lense's
as spider's and dust or even smog will blur the vision of your camera
also look at night time at your camera's & check if the led's are on they must be on to work @ night & when installed they must be in front of any outside light's not behind as will affect the recording sensor & the vision is very poor when these lights are on
hope this helps

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