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<b>Camit 1 + GSM</b>

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Do I need Internet access to use the Camit 1 + GSM?
No. Camit 1 + GSM uses a standard telephone line. As it has also been designed to be GSM compatible, this Camit can even go "wireless" by using an optional external GSM modem and transmitting pictures across the GSM network.

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How do you see the image if it’s not sent across the Internet?
Camit 1 + GSM transmits data from its built-in modem to the modem of the receiving PC. You dial into it as you would to a regular telephone. It answers the call in a way similar to how a fax machine does. Once connected, you will see live, high quality images taken directly through the "eyes" of the Camit 1 + GSM.

eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Are the Camit 1 + GSM images in black & white or colour?
The images are transmitted in color. Camit 1 + GSM has a built in color camera.

Not only can you choose the number of pictures to be transmitted, but you can also choose the size of pictures: 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Can I both hear and see what is happening at the camera site?
Camit 1 + GSM transmits video pictures only. "A picture is worth a 1000 words."
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Do I need to have a PC at both ends like a web cam, in order to use the Camit 1 + GSM?
No.  A PC is only needed at the viewing site.
You place an Camit 1 + GSM at the location to be watched.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Can Camit 1 + GSM be used for a specific security purpose?
Yes, by using the alarm/sensor output, with an alarm sensor (e.g. a motion detector) attached.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Is Camit 1 + GSM weatherproof and can it be used outside?
No. Unprotected units should never be placed outdoors. You can put an Camit 1 + GSM into a weatherproof housing or set it up indoors viewing through a window.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Can Camit 1 + GSM be used in a commercial setting to watch my store and employees?
Yes. Camit 1 + GSM has unlimited uses and can be used discreetly to watch your home, business, stock, employees, kids, pets, livestock,...etc.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Do I need a separate phone line for the Camit 1 + GSM or can I use the main phone line?
Good News! You can use the main phone line or you can use a separate/dedicated phone line. You can set the number of rings at which Camit 1 + GSM will answer so as to avoid conflicts with answer phones and fax machines. Depending on how "busy" your main phone line is, or how important the surveillance task is, it may be sensible to use Camit 1 + GSM on a dedicated line.

Another option would be to go with an external GSM modem and let the camera use the GSM network for wireless telephone transmission to your receiving PC.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Will my children or employees know when I’m watching from another location?
Not if you use a separate phone line. The camera has no LED light and can be easily hidden.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Is everything I need included with the Camit 1 + GSM or will I need to purchase additional parts in order to use it?
Camit 1 + GSM is supplied as a complete plug-in & go remote observation system. It includes all the accessories you need.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Can the Camit 1 + GSM be used at anytime of the day or night?
Camit 1 + GSM can be used anytime of day or night so long as the level of light is appropriate.

If the location involves poor lighting or night conditions, then you can purchase from us a specially produced  Camit 1 + GSM with infrared night time vision


Camit 1 + gsm infrared for night vision
Camit 1 + gsm with infrared for night vision
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) For how many miles away can the Camit 1 + GSM transmit images? Does the image quality change the further away you are from the Camit 1 + GSM?
Camit 1 + GSM can be used around the world so long as a standard phone line is available or a GSM network is available should you choose to use an optional GSM modem connection. Distance does not affect the image quality.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Do I need two Camit 1 + GSM units? One at the camera site and one at the viewing site?
No. One Camit 1 + GSM unit is all you need.
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Do the transmitted images look like a movie?
The images do not like a movie. They are JPEG images (snapshots)and can be regulary resfreshed. Indicating transmission speeds are: High Resolution (640x480): maximum 1.6 frames/second, Medium Resolution (320x240): maximum 3 frames/second. and Low Resolution (160x120): maximum 5 frames/second
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Where can I view the manual for the Camit 1 + GSM?
You can download the manual in .pdf file format by clicking your right mouse button on the following link and choosing "save target as":  Manual  (3.9 MB)
eye_bullet_big.gif (914 bytes) Can I setup several Camits at viewing site and watch them from a remote PC?
Yes!  With the optional low cost accessory Mini PBX unit, you can actually hook up 4 x Camits camera systems to work on one telephone line!

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