Camera 1 example
Camera 2 example
Camera 3 example
have several cameras that I have used that is very inexpensive
and have had great success with them.
I have purchased them through Wal-mart, Sam's Club, Ebay, Newegg,
Wireless Pinhole camera. (Cost me about $25 on Ebay)
Wired infrared night camera. (Cost me about $40 from Sam's
3. Old camcorder (Have used and purchased old Palm camcorders
for $25 -$40 on Ebay)
Receivers to input into PC:
Pinnacle Dazzle Digital Video Creator. (Turns a traditional
Audio - Video RCA plug from a camcorder or any other analog
camera into USB digital plug to transfer signal into your PC.
Cost me $20 on Ebay.)
TV Tuner Card. Adding a TV tuner card to your PC will allow
you to convert RCA camera signal into your PC and will also
allow you to hook up a VCR or TV coaxial cable to watch TV on
your PC. Cost me $20 at Newegg.
I currently use this software. It will allow you to watch a
camera on your PC live. Allows you to watch the camera via a web
browser from anywhere away from home. Allows you to set motion
detector and capture movement and store it on your computer as a
security camera. It will also allow you to email those captured
motion pictures to alert you. It can upload pictures to a web
server for you and automatically delete old pictures if you
wish. It has a lot of features that I won't be able to fully
describe, a visit to their website will.
is a lot free webcam software available. If you do a Google
search (at the top) you can find a nice free tool to view your cameras and
you might be surprised at what goes on around your home while
you are asleep or away.
For a complete
description of how I have used this type of cheap equipment on
an older PC visit my more in-depth
web page here.