Security Camera Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Connect a WAP-PLUS?
The WAP-PLUS is a device used for connecting security cameras to a router that does not offer WPS protection. An ethernet cable connects the WAP-PLUS and the router. The security cameras then connect to the WAP-PLUS wirelessly or through ethernet connections. Learn more about the WAP-PLUS.
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Can I Use Vivint's Security Cameras w/o Service?
Vivint provides proprietary security cameras that are designed exclusively for use with Vivint service. If a user leaves Vivint, they will not be able to bring these cameras to another monitoring company. Vivint has blocked these cameras for takeover Learn more about Vivint security cameras.
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Can Security Cameras Reduce Homeowner's Insurance?
Having alarm monitoring service can save homeowners a large amount of money in insurance costs. However, security cameras will generally not reduce insurance premiums. That being said, security cameras are still very useful for home security setups. Learn more about security cameras.
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How Do I Replace a Legacy Honeywell Security Camera?
Replacing a Honeywell security camera involves deleting the camera from your Total Connect account and then uninstalling it from its location. You can then mount the new camera, connect it to the internet and add it to Total Connect. Learn more about replacing a Honeywell security camera.
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How Do I Setup POE on Alarm.com's ADC-V720?
There are two ways of setting up power over ethernet (POE) on the Alarm.com ADC-V720 Outdoor Camera. It can either receive power directly from a POE network switch, or a POE injector can be used in combination with a non-POE network switch. Continue reading to learn more about POE on the ADC-V720.
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Is the Alarm.com ADC-V720 Camera POE?
The Alarm.com ADC-V720 Camera offers support for power over ethernet (POE). The outdoor camera can be powered directly from a POE network switch. Another option is to use a POE injector in conjunction with a non-POE network switch. The ADC-V720 is the only Alarm.com camera to support POE technology.
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What's the Best No-Contract Security System with Cameras?
Any Honeywell, 2GIG, or Qolsys system with compatible cameras and the Alarm Grid Platinum plan can provide no-contract monitoring service, including video, for an affordable rate. 2GIG and Qolsys panels use the Alarm.com platform, while Honeywell uses the Total Connect platform.
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How Do I Setup an IPCAM-WO?
The IPCAM-WO can use a wired Ethernet connection or WPS for an encrypted wireless connection. Once connected, it must be activated by your monitoring company.
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How Do You Stream WIFI cameras to the 2GIG GC3?
WIFI cameras can not be streamed directly to the 2GIG GC3 security system. Compatible WIFI cameras can be viewed online or by using the Alarm.com app.
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How Do I Reset a Honeywell Camera to its Default Settings?
To reset a Honeywell camera to its default settings, press and hold the camera's reset button for 12 seconds. A paperclip may be required to access the button.
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