Web Cam Setups?

  mikeystipe 17:30 09 May 10


I'm wanting to setup something like the following for a friend of mine who runs a hotel.

1) Wireless webcam to view the reception/bar area
2) Wired webcam attached to outside of building to give a view of the surrounding area (sea/mountains,etc)- with link to website.

Kit being used is a PC using Windows Vista, Wireless BT Hub.
I would expect to have to connect the Wired Webcam back to the hub using standard ethernet cable - Am I limited on length of cable I can use?

Any ideas regarding suitable webcams and relevant technical advice would be appreciated.


  Pineman100 17:38 09 May 10

I can't offer any knowledgeable advice at all, but I found the following, which might be some help: click here

  Pineman100 17:40 09 May 10
  ajm 17:52 09 May 10

Have a look at the Dlink range of IP Cameras under both the Home and Business sections
click here

I have set these for a hotel and a residental property using one of the Dlink wireless products and have had no problems

  onthelimit 18:47 09 May 10

Max length of an ethernet (RJ45) cable is 100m, so you should be OK.

  mikeystipe 12:33 27 May 10

This is still ongoing but thanks for the assistance so far from you guys

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