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    External microphone for use with a Hikvision IP PTZ?

    Hi Phil, Did you find anything that would be suitable? Thanks.
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    External microphone for use with a Hikvision IP PTZ?

    Apologies that was a mistake. Yes, would appreciate a reply as I'm struggling to find anything suitable. I did look at the Hikvision DS-2FP2020, but it seems to only have internal rating. To clarify, the microphone will be used in a cattle shed, so although under cover the cattle breath and...
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    External microphone for use with a Hikvision IP PTZ?

    Anyone - seems really difficult to find an external grade microphone that is suitable for an IP camera. Using it for a calving camera - so nothing covert!
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    External microphone for use with a Hikvision IP PTZ?

    Hello, I have purchased a Hikvision DS-2DE4425IW-DE (S5) IP PTZ camera and I'm looking for a decent external microphone for it. The microphone will be used in an outside environment so I need one with a decent IPxx rating. Would like it to cover a large area (within a 45ft x 45ft - 15m x 15m)...
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    CCTV for cattle shed

    Hello, I'm planning to install camera system in order to view animals in a shed when they are calving/lambing/ill. I'm unsure how to set it up in the shed. Is it better to have multiple fixed cameras or a single PTZ which can cover most of the shed? I estimate that using fixed cameras I...
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    IPTV setup for shed

    Hi Dan, thanks for your reply. I've had another look at the cable, it was put in about 15 years ago for an old analog cctv system that is no longer in use. I now believe that the cable between the shed and house is an armoured telephone cable. So, I think this would have 5 pairs. I'm not sure...
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    IPTV setup for shed

    Hello, I'm intending to add some cameras to a shed which will be used for monitoring livestock. As part of this I would like to cover two yards with cameras for security purposes. I believe that 4 cameras will suffice inside the shed and two exterior cameras for security. There is currently...
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