No cable/DSL at the house or just no wifi? Either an NVR or BI would need Internet access to send alerts. I've never tried operating either without Internet access, but I'm guessing that would affect both more or less equally. BI would still retain its superior flexibility in terms of recording options, profiles, etc.
Yeah eBay is OK. You just have to be patient to find a decent one at a good price. I know I paid a little too much but by that point I was anxious to get up and running. It'll last a long time though.Yup thats what I have been reading.
Now the search begins for a decent PC.
Ebay the best place to find one?
That should be fine, but you'll want to add a WD purple drive for storing clips. I put my SSD in a tray to replace the optical drive, freeing up space for the hard drive.Guys
I'm searching for a Blue Iris PC - would below be a good item to use?
Dell Optiplex 3020 Desktop Quad Core i5-4590 3.30GHz 8GB 256GB SSD Win 10 Pro | eBay
I have that same switch. So far so good.I also need a 16 channel POE Switch? would something like below work or are there better options?
BV-Tech 16 Port PoE+ Switch + 2 Gigabit 1000Mbps Ethernet Uplink -130W- 802.3at | eBay
Also, If the PC does not have HDMI out ( was hoping to connect to a 40" TV or so) , what monitor setup do you guys typically use?