Every now and then you will surely come across some minor technical glitch or two and surely it won’t be possible or feasible for you to ask a technician or professional out there to help you with the same unless it is a major concern. Hence, it is essential that you have the basic knowledge about looking after your system.
All about common security camera problems and how to fix them:
1) Verifying camera power and connection
It is the LED blinkers that tell you that the camera is on. If the light isn’t on yet then make sure the camera is plugged into the socket and the connection/transmission system is working with ease.
2) Setting the username and password
Every system comes with a default username and password, once you get it installed; it is time for you to set it up as per your requirements. Setting a backdoor password combination acts as a barrier between your system and potential hackers.
3) IP conflict when using many cameras
If you are operating more than one camera then just make sure that they all have different IP addresses so that their functioning is not affected.
4) Rebooting the camera
Sometimes the system behaves faultily without any major issue to it. At such times, what you need to do is take a deep breath and let the system reboot.
5) Look after the cables
One must have proper cable wires from verified sources. The wires must not have any knot in them. This can lead to system malfunctioning. The cables must be firm and intact and not lose at any point.
6) Factory reset option
If you have a proper system backup and are facing issues with the camera, you can opt for a factory reset. In this way, you will lose all your previous data on the system and it will automatically adjust back to its default settings, but in this way, you will be able to troubleshoot your issues.
7) Call remote monitoring provider or the manufacturer for support
If you aren’t sure about something, then you can call the system manufacturer or the help desk and ask them about how to get things done. For, it is always better to be cautious where it is required.
With these simple tricks, you are good to go and can manage your security system.