1. Lou

    Anyone any good with a camera?

    I have always loved taking photos with a small digital camera or my phone - I do @Dan s head in sometimes I think. I have been looking at cameras to buy and found this Nikon that is a cross between an SLR and a small digital camera. It seems to have good reviews for beginners but I wondered if...
  2. Electrical2go

    UK NEW Super Rod SRFERRET Multi-Purpose Wireless Inspection Camera and Cable Pulling Tool added to our end of Season Sale

    Super Rod Ferret Multi-Purpose Wireless Inspection Camera and Cable Pulling Tool Click here to visit Electrical2Go Now - Don't forget to PM us for your exclusive 5% discount code (for Forum members only) The Cable Ferret is a Small lightweight IP67 Rechargeable USB charged wireless 720p camera...
  3. AJshep

    Flir C2 or C3 thermal camera ??????

    I have a large EICR to carry out for a company that carries out CNC engineering, its going to be a PITA as they are open 24-7 so there will be areas that I'm unable to inspect. So i was hoping to use a Thermal camera in theses areas. Looking at both these cameras it seems they are Low...
  4. A

    Car backup camera WiFi interference

    I just got a 2.4 GHz backup camera, that seems well-designed and manufactured, which my mechanic installed for me, it gets power from the reverse-light power line, and it works nicely when I put the gear in reverse. I drive a 13-year old car in great shape. I'm still having issues with the...
  5. Sms88

    Ir dome camera dip switch settings

    Hi. Just wondering if any one has experience with one of those ?
  6. Michael J

    Endoscope Inspection Camera

    Has anyone used these cameras? Are they any good?
  7. gazdkw82

    Ring floodlight camera light output

    Customer wants to change a 50w led floodlight to a ring dual light/camera. They have expressed concerns the ring won't deliver the same amount of light as the current 50w LED one. I have spoken with ring and they have said it's 45w per light (90w total). This figure seems alot. Anyone have...
  8. M

    Solar charging nest box camera & battery

    Hi Apologies if this is dealt with elsewhere, but I haven't seen anything. I'm fitting a new bird nesting box which contains a wireless camera. It will be attached to a battery which will in turn be attached to a solar panel. I'm hoping to avoid the need to constantly bring the battery in to...
  9. M

    Thermal imaging camera, any recommendations on the budget end?

    Not something I really need so don't want to spend a lot, but toying with the idea of getting a cheap one to see if it comes in useful, say locating underfloor heating elements or bad connections, and perhaps a look at the house from outside see where the insulation may be lacking (have my...
  10. P

    Electrician Install Ring Floodlight Camera - HA2

    Hi, I require an electrician to install a Ring Floodlight Camera at the rear of my property. I would like this doing as soon as possible. Please reply to this thread or message me with a quote and ill respond in order of receiving them. Thanks.
  11. P

    Ring Floodlight Camera Installation Help

    Hi There, I wanted some advice on help installing a Ring Floodlight Camera. I had no existing floodlights so is a brand new installation. Initially i had used a normal appliance cable, containing Live, Neutral and Earth wiring. This was wired to the floodlight and then to a plug, which i could...
  12. V

    Reverse camera wiring for Citroen Dispatch.

    I'm in the process of fitting an Auto Vox m1 reverse camera to my partner's 2008 Citroen Dispatc and after looking at a couple of Youtube vids, installation looked pretty straight forward. However, now I've got to the wiring on the lighting unit to connect the camera to the reverse wires, I'm...
  13. Soulcraft Electric

    Always-on rear view camera for van

    Slightly off topic, but is anyone aware of an always-on rear view camera that could be mounted on a retro-fitted rear view mirror? Van has a solid bulkhead and a reversing camera, but keen to have a permanent rear view option to spot those pesky cyclists ;-)
  14. littlespark

    Reliable portable reversing camera

    I'm looking for a reversing camera for my van, basically for when i'm hooking on a trailer on my own. I believe they only work when reversing, (taking power from the reversing light) but I would like it to work when I want it to, so I can check the trailer load while driving. Do they work with...
  15. A

    Car dash camera wired into dome light

    Is there any reason why a car "dashcam" could not be wired into the dome light? This would be a much better method than the usual. The next question is not an electrical one, but people reading this are probably into cars (!) so I include it anyway: Alternatively (or additionally, for a rear...
  16. P

    Need help wiring reverse camera

    Ok i’m new to this but.. I have a seat ibiza mk5 and a pioneer sphda120 head unit. I’ve wired the unit up everything’s working fine. But I’ve bought a reverse camera and decided to give that a go wiring up. (Pumpkin camera off amazon) I’ve set it up so the black/red wire is on the purple/black...
  17. Andy-1960

    Does a Nest Outdoor Camera need a hub?

    Hi, I am looking at a Nest outdoor camera for my sister, the website does not give too much information on how the system connects to the internet. Does they use a hub (like Hive) or does each item connect to your router on its own?
  18. D

    Reverse camera interference

    Hi all, hoping that you may be able to help me out. I just fitted a headunit with large lcd screen into a Ford Kuga. As well I then fitted a wireless reverse camera which is mounted in place of the rear number plate light. Camera and transmitter are powered by the reverse light at the back...
  19. K

    Reverse camera nissan qashqai aftermarket radio

    hi guys I want to use the oem camera for my qashqai 2011. I’m using the connects2 CAM-NS1-RT adapter for the video output but there’s a lead that says “reverse signal” the guy at connects2 tells me this is what I need to power the camera. Can you please tell me where I can get the power from...
  20. Gavin John Hyde

    Thoughts on spur off a light circuit for smart camera?

    Have been asked to install a little smart camera from nest for a couple. It needs to go on the soffit covering the side of house by the shed/greenhouse as they have had issues with local teens being little gits.. High enough to cover drive approaching and actual shed but not so low the teens can...
  21. V

    Flir C2 Thermal Imaging Camera

    Hi guys. Got for sale a Flir C2 Thermal Imaging Camera for sale. It's brand new in the box and never been used. Had it for a little while and never used it so thought it best go to someone who will get the use of it. If you need anymore info on it please do not hesitate to contact me. Asking...
  22. Gavin John Hyde

    Drunk Electrician Caught Sawing down Speed Camera

    Saw this and found it quite funny... Anybody know the plonker.... His name is Stuart Langley from Reading I have done daft things when drunk but never tried to cut a Gatso down... Drunk Electrician Caught Sawing down Speed Camera | WiseTradesmen -...
  23. J

    can I power a camera from the doorbell circuit ?

    Hello, I want to put a camera on my front door somewhere, and I notice the only power I can see is the feed for the doorbell. Can I hook up a camera to this and if so how? I'm thinking a wifi camera, the one I have here takes DC5V2A but probably will buy a new one. let me kn0ow if you can help...
  24. G

    Endoscope camera attachments

    I used a endoscope camera today that a mate had, it plugs in the usb charging port on your smartphone. it is a great little tool and useful for inspecting inside walls and cable runs etc.. the camera head is only about 8 mm in diameter but has a little ring of leds to illuminate what is being...
  25. B

    Home CCTV Suggestions

    Can anyone suggest a good 4 to 6 camera system, a couple of the camera could do with being extra wide angle. Thanks.
  26. H

    Can I put these two cables together?

    Hi, got a cctv and a flood light power cable outside which I want to put in a conduit pipe. Can I put both cables inside the same conduit or they have to be separated to avoid interferance with the cctv camera? Many thanks
  27. J

    cctv novice

    Want to be able to add cctv installation to what I can offer on rewires etc. never done anything cctv related or read much about it before now If I was to buy this kit: 4 Camera IP Eclipse CCTV Kit With 1080p IP Anti Vandal 2.8-12mm Varifocal Dome Cameras in Graphite -...
  28. S

    connecting rj45 cables

    Our external cctv swann camera stopped working as water got inside the network cable wire (RJ45 female port) To fix this I thought I would remove the female port from the swann camera to expose the wiring and then connect to a female port of a spare cat6e cable(8 wires + one drain wire)...
  29. I

    Who regularly uses an Infrared camera on electrical and building surveys to detect problems?

    Would be interested to find out how wide spread the use of Infrared cameras is in the industrial and commercial sector
  30. Adie moore

    home cctv

    I'm looking in to fitting this at home and wondered if any one had any pointers. particularly what and where to buy. looked in screwfix, this stuff any good? only looking at hard wired systems. cheers, adie
  31. N

    Inspection Cameras

    Hi all. Just a quick post - Aldi's are doing inspection cameras for £39.99. I've had mine a couple of years and used it loads. Good camera for the price.
  32. E

    Fault Finding

    Hi, Does anybody have any tips or tricks on how to find where a break in electric UFH cables. I was thinking of using a tone generator and hoping to trace the tone until it stops. Thanks
  33. M

    cat s60 phone with thermal camera!!

    been told it comes out in may would be a pretty cool thing too ad to your testing gear. opinions?
  34. M

    wiring a digital LED display to a project

    It's not car related but is a 12vdc porject, so hope someone can be of help to me on this project I’m a bit of an amateur photographer when it comes to time-lapse photography and this past summer I’ve been doing some time lapse with my SJ4000, to do this. up to now I’ve been using a small...
  35. G

    Inspection camera.

    Got one of these last week: 6 LED 7mm Lens Android Endoscope Waterproof Inspection Borescope Tube Camera 1M Length Plugs into your phone, it's ip66 and has led's on. Proved itself recently for locating cables, saved me some time. A good addition to the tool box.
  36. R

    Domestic CCTV system with automatic switch on TV

    Hi everyone. Someone has phoned me and asked for a CCTV system. They say their friend has one when the camera is activated through motion it will change channel on his normal TV or pops up in the corner? I've asked him to ask his friend for the make but wondered if anyone on here has any...
  37. E

    Solar powering CCTV

    Hello, I need a CCTV system that is completely wireless and would like to solar power it all. I have my eyes on a suitable camera with internal storage, so I will not need a separate recording device. However, the camera is powered by an ethernet cable. Is there any way I can solar power this...
  38. M

    Domestic Security cameras

    Hey does anyone know of any god security cameras that operate of batteries? i need it putting up ASAP and dont have a power source in at the minute. Any other information regarding recording, HD, etc etc is welcome. thanks guys!
  39. uksparks

    FLIR One for iPhone

    Hi, Check this out: FLIR ONE? personal thermal imager by FLIR® - See the Heat° I think im going to get one for the hell of it, its only a couple of hundred and looks cool, ok ill never use it, but how cool is it eh!
  40. sparkymalarky

    Megger 1552 Neck Strap/Carry Strap

    Hi men, Probably a bit of a stretch considering anyone who has one probably uses it. Does anyone have or know where I could get a spare strap for a Megger 1552/1500 range? I have bought a spare MFT 2nd hand but it doesn't come with the strap which is frustrating. Any ideas? Cheers lads! John
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