Where to buy a 3.3v PCI DVR Card in the UK

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Mad Professor
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Where to buy a 3.3v PCI DVR Card in the UK

Post by Mad Professor » Fri Dec 24, 2010 4:50 pm

Good Day All.

I am looking for help and advice on where I can buy a 4 to 8 Channel 3.3v PCI DVR card here in the UK.

I did buy a 8ch card from camsecure, but this ended up being a 5v card, so failed to work in my server.

My server uses a Tyan S2882-D motherboard, this uses 3.3v PCI-X slots.

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The last thing I want to do is keep buying dvr cards that are not compatible with my server and or zoneminder.

Thanks for your time.

Best Regards.

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Post by kingofkya » Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:58 pm

i think you problem is going to be that these cards use the bttv cvhips whitch run at 5 volts so it is going to be hard to find a 3.3 volt card. My guss is you need to find one with a molex connector. I remember haveing one a while back it was sold under the brand "security eyes". However i haven't seen one in a long time.

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Post by curtishall » Mon Dec 27, 2010 3:47 am

Not true. Our PV- series are 3.3v
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Post by kingofkya » Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:31 pm

I like being proven wrong. Hopefully that helps you. :)

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Post by Mad Professor » Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:08 pm

I am still having no end of problems, trying to find a 3.3v PCI DVR card here in the UK.

curtishall: Can you please telll me what models are 100% compatible,
as looking here: http://store.bluecherry.net/category_s/ ... =30&page=1 quite a number of the pictures look to be 5v pci cards.

Also do you ship to the uk, and if so how much are we looking at?

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Post by curtishall » Thu Dec 30, 2010 6:32 pm

The PV- series cards used to be 5V only (They were keyed 3.3V and 5V, but it only worked in 5V slots). Last year we worked with Provideo on getting 3.3V cards produced, so all of our inventory is now 3.3V.

As far as shipping, the best way to get live rates is to add the card to your cart and complete the checkout process. We ship with DHL / USPS and Fedex to United Kingdom.

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Post by Mad Professor » Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:58 pm

So even the small budget PV-143 is also 3.3v

If that is the case I might as well just give up looking for a suitable card here in the uk, and buy the PV-143.

I know at the time of posting that the PV-143 is out of stock.

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Post by curtishall » Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:37 pm

Mad Professor wrote:So even the small budget PV-143 is also 3.3v

If that is the case I might as well just give up looking for a suitable card here in the uk, and buy the PV-143.

I know at the time of posting that the PV-143 is out of stock.
Actually, I need to reword my previous answer. The following cards are 3.3V supported: PV-149, PV-155, PV-183, PV-183-16. The PV-143 is not 3.3V supported.

I checked and we have 120 PV-143 arriving on Tuesday.

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