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by racelife
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: 1.24.x 64-bit vs. 32-bit new install differences
Replies: 0
Views: 570

1.24.x 64-bit vs. 32-bit new install differences

I need to do a fresh install and wanted to go with the newest svn but the instructions on the wiki http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu_Server_11.04_64-bit_with_ZoneMinder_1.24.x_from_SVN,_FFmpeg,_libjpeg-turbo,_Webmin,_Cambozola is for 64-bit but I am pretty sure that won't work with my ...
by racelife
Tue Jul 12, 2011 11:53 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: zm 1.24.4 ppa for ubuntu natty
Replies: 13
Views: 5356

Re: zm 1.24.4 ppa for ubuntu natty

I second vraa does it include Turbo and I read somewhere about a system optimization sript to decrease load? I plan on re doing my server from the ground up in the next week or so.
by racelife
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: PTZ physical connection
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Re: PTZ physical connection

I found the most economical solution is a rs232 to rs485 adapter to convert the serial port to rs485.
by racelife
Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:01 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: PTZ physical connection
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

Re: PTZ physical connection

is there an RS485 connection on most motherboards? or is it rs485 protocol on a serial port? or will I use a usb to rs485 adapter?
by racelife
Fri Apr 01, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: PTZ physical connection
Replies: 4
Views: 1587

PTZ physical connection

I've been looking around and seen lots of info on scripts to control ptz cameras but how is the physical connection made? serial port? I have a friend with a camera he will let me borrow until I can afford one the specs are: Communication system RS485 bus control Communication Protocol Pelco-D / Pel...
by racelife
Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

Re: the best images for the police?

I have built an IR illuminator to try out but the cameras I have on the road have IR filters. it is possible to remove the IR filter I just haven't done it yet to see how the daylight image will change yet.
by racelife
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

Re: the best images for the police?

the police say to add more lights but when I do they get shot out by a pellet gun. the front of the property has that dirt road going past so there is two different directions to go and the road is wide so its hard to narrow down for plates. also its dark so its hard to see at night. and then back o...
by racelife
Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

Re: the best images for the police?

none of the cars on the property have converters anymore they are all gone. the cars were scattered around the yard so I would need lots of cameras to cover but that isn't the only thing I have to look for either. there is heavy equipment and construction materials not to mention the copper wire tha...
by racelife
Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

Re: the best images for the police?

I have the resolution set low because that is all my server can handle at the moment (2.4 ghz pentium 4 but only 512mb ram it is almost the same price to build a new one than to upgrade ram.) the cameras on the dirt road i think are only 330 tvl. where the vehicle stops to load up the take is where ...
by racelife
Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

I edited the videos down and posted them on youtube if anyone is interested. This guy was stealing catalytic converters off of cars stored on my industrial property.
He and a friend also broke into a neighboring business.

http://www.youtube.com/user/RACELIFE01
by racelife
Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

could you go into a little more detail? I'm not as proficient with Linux or programing as I would like to be. I am a fast learner though.
by racelife
Fri Jan 28, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

To rephrase what is the best way to get the highest quality video off of the server?
by racelife
Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: the best images for the police?
Replies: 16
Views: 5315

the best images for the police?

what is the suggested path for retrieving video to turn over to the police? my cameras are set to 320x240 I know this isn't ideal but its all my server can handle at the moment... I have archived the video for now but i need to get it to a format to hand over. I caught someone cutting catalytic conv...
by racelife
Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: zoneminder startup in 10.04
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

Thanks, worked great!
by racelife
Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: ZoneMinder 1.24.x
Topic: zoneminder startup in 10.04
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

zoneminder startup in 10.04

Just rebuilding my server and upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS and noticed that when it reboots zoneminder doesn't automatically start. I have seen some talk of it but cant see how to solve this problem. any help would be appreciated.