I am trying to get to grips with an outdoor CCTV system, and I am new to this technology. The system uses wireless cameras with IR LED's so it should work in all lighting conditions. The DVR/receiver records to an SD card. I actually have two almost identical systems, (different brands), both bought new, yet both are giving me identical problems. The problem is the motion detection feature built into the DVR/receiver.
The motion detection should cause the DVR to start recording only when it dectects motion within a camera signal. However, I am experiencing constant false triggers. If I set the motion detection sensitivity to a level where I don't get the false triggers, then it is also not sensitive enough to detect genuine movement. I suspect that the false triggers could be wireless interference Could that be correct? Is this a common problem with wireless CCTV systems?
One idea I had was to buy cameras that have motion detection built in. That way, they would only transmit when they detect movement. There don't seem to me many such cameras in existence though...
Any help or advice on this would be appreciated. And if anyone knows of a more suitable forum for this question, please let me know!