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chrisbirkinshaw

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Solution for front door peephole security camera
« on: June 03, 2010, 01:42:47 pm »

I wish to have a camera in my front door which looks through a small peephole at whoever is ringing my doorbell. The cameras I can find on ebay are composite video out.

Did anyone get a good solution working here? Preferably to USB (have no free PCI slots).

Thanks,

Chris

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Re: Solution for front door peephole security camera
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2010, 02:30:53 pm »

I wish to have a camera in my front door which looks through a small peephole at whoever is ringing my doorbell. The cameras I can find on ebay are composite video out.

Did anyone get a good solution working here? Preferably to USB (have no free PCI slots).

Thanks,

Chris

You can't run USB cable for more than 5m. Is your lmce box near the door? I have seen only composite cameras that have this function. Other way would be to stick one webcam directrly to your existing peephole, it is ugly but it should work.
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Re: Solution for front door peephole security camera
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2010, 05:43:32 pm »
Yeah it's composite only. You can run USB over cat5 :-)

So any suggestions for a USB composite video capture card that's compatible?

Chris