Connecting old security cameras to a pc for recording

by Sylvia
(Slidell, LA, USA)


I have a lorex system with 4 night vision camersa (b&W. I want to use these same cameras and connect everything to my pc to record while i am gone. All the cameras are used outside They are connected to a montor. i do not want to use the monitor any longer. I can run all the cables from the camera to the computer but I do not know what to connect them to on my computer or what software is best to use. Please help!


Hi Sylvia,

That is not a problem. You need to purchase a PC DVR Card that you can install into your pc. It effectively makes your PC a security DVR. You will be able to view and record your security cameras once you have connected them to the card.

Here is a link for a search to see some of the options available.

PC DVR Card Search

Hope that helps,

Peter Brissette
Security Camera Expert

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