Security Cameras not viewable on monitor

by Gabriela


I have 8 cameras connected to my workplace and for some reason I can't see the videos on my monitor. I've had them for 6 months and this is the first time this happens. A box flying around the screen reads: Check Cable signal. I checked everything but nothing works. What should I do?
Thanks a ton!


Hi Gabriela,

Well there really are just a couple of trouble shooting steps to go through.

1. Try the monitor and cable on a different output to verify that the monitor and cable are good. If they are then it is likely a problem with the DVR.

2. Try a different monitor (that you know works) with the same cable.

3. Try a different monitor with a different cable.

4. Try the same monitor with a different cable.

One of those steps should get you to a solution. It likely could just be a loose cable on the monitor that you have now.

Good luck and let us know how it turns out.

Peter Brissette
Security Camera Expert

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