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post #1 of 11
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Well I didn't know which forums to post this.
I've been searching around and i can;t seem to find any mini lcd screens like 5 to 7 inches maybe that i could have in my room, which provide feed to a small camera setup to look at my garage entrance and front door (they are 5 feet from each other)

my garage was recently broke into while i was gaming late at night.

Would like to set something like this up for prevention.

can anyone recommend a nice little camera that is up to the task and a small screen.

I know they must exist because my work has them to monitor the doors we let truck drivers for in the receiving office
    
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Linksys has a wifi-n camera. Otherwise, I dunno about some others. Just get a webcam and download something like the cyberlink youcam.
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budget?
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We also want to know what they/he stole or did he get caught?
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post #5 of 11
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budget is open idk im willing to invest but if i can keep it cheap then I'd to keep it cheap.

they stole some power tools and alot of blades and drill bits 500$ easy
    
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post #6 of 11
get some motion sensing lights first

if you installing the cam inside the garage running cables is easy, u dont need wireless or weather proof. you can go very cheap.
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post #7 of 11
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i know exactly where i want to put the camera, it would be outside hidden, but attached to my garage at an angle that it would be able to see my gate entarance, my front door and my garage door. (all three of these are within a 5 foot diameter) and im not worried about routing cables, i can easily do that. i just don't know what kind of camera or monitor to get, or where i could order them
    
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post #8 of 11
mossberg 500 series is good for those kind of things.
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post #9 of 11
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that gave me a great idea for a commercial. like a mossberg one. the whole time the camera woulda be focused on like a gun rack mounted on the wall, with 2 mossberg 500's. and like you would be able to tell it's night.

then you would hear like a window break or something that indicates a burglery, and then u see a guy in like pajamas run and grab it and u hear him running down stairs and u just hear a big blast then it cuts to a black screen and says

"MOSSBERG. THEY'LL WISH THEY NEVER HAD"
    
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post #10 of 11
Look at car monitors, they run at 12v and are a dime a dozen. If you live close to me I have like 15 old camera in my garage . They suck but maybe just go to the hardware store or newegg and get a $200-300 kit with monitor/cameras/dvr...and get a security system easy as hell and cheap.
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