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DIY Home CCTV Kit Basic Model: 53881

Designed specifically for use and installation by those with no experience or prior knowledge of CCTV systems. DIY Home CCTV Kit Basic with 500GB digital video recorder and 1 outdoor camera for around the clock security. Includes a clear English manual and all the cabling, power supplies, fixings and everything else needed to secure a property. Capable of recording footage from up to 4 cameras simultaneously. Footage can also be viewed from a mobile phone with apps for Apple and Android available.

Key Features

  • Quick & Easy to Install, No Expert Help Required
  • View on Your Existing TV, Monitor or Mobile Phone
  • Up to 100 Days Continuous Recording
  • x1 Fully Weatherproof Camera with Night Vision
  • DIY Kit with all Fixtures, a Detailed Manual & Installation Guide Included

Why Install CCTV?

Installing this DIY Home CCTV Kit could be one of the best steps you ever take to secure your home or business premises. As well as protecting against criminal activity and actively deterring criminals from targeting your property and vehicles, it will bring additional peace of mind for you and your family.

Why Choose a Storage Options DIY Home CCTV Kit?

Designed specifically for use and installation by those with no experience or prior knowledge of CCTV systems, everything you need is contained in the box including a clear instruction manual. If you need additional help, we have an extensive array of FAQs and guides available at, backed up by a UK-based support team available to answer any queries you may have.

Your CCTV Questions Answered

What is this kit?

This is a DIY Home CCTV Kit, which will allow you to setup and install a CCTV system in your home or small business.

What’s Included in the Box?

  • 1x outdoor, weatherproof, night vision camera
  • Digital video recorder (DVR)
  • 1x 18.3m (60ft) power/video cables (to connect the cameras to the recorder)
  • 1x power adapter
  • 1x 5-way power splitter (for the DVR and up to 4 cameras)
  • Remote control and a mouse to use with the DVR
  • Instruction manual
  • Wall fittings (screws and wall plugs)
  • 1x TV connector

What Else Will I Need to Use the kit?

Almost everything you need is included but there are some obvious things to remember: You’ll need something to view the footage on, either a TV or a computer monitor. A drill, drill bit and a screwdriver are needed to mount the cameras. Internet access is required to view footage on your mobile phone and you will need a network cable to connect the DVR to your router.

Can I Add More Than 1 Camera to the System?

Yes. The DVR included in this kit can record up to 4 cameras simultaneously. Spare cameras are available from Storage Options.

How Long Will the System Record for?

With 1 cameras attached, this kit will record continuously for 100 days. This time is reduced proportionately if a second (50 days) third (33 days) or fourth camera (25 days) is attached.

Can I View the Live Footage from the Cameras on my Mobile Phone?

  • Yes. With free Android and Apple apps available, you can now view CCTV footage directly on your mobile phone. So even if you are miles away from your property you can still check all is well at home or work and if necessary, take immediate action. Apple app available from iTunes® and Android app available from
  • Can the Cameras “See” in the Dark?

    Yes, the camera included in the kit have infrared night vision with a range of up to 10m (32ft). The system will record all events, even if you can’t see them with your own eyes!

    What if I Need Some Help Setting up or Using this Kit?

    No problem. Email or visit our dedicated support page at

    Is there a Warranty on this Kit?

    This product is backed by a 12-month warranty in the unlikely event of something going wrong. Simply call our support line if you think there is a problem with your kit. More information is available at


    Digital Video Recorder

    Hard Drive 1SATA 500GB (Installed), 2TB (Capacity)
    Video Input 4 Channels
    Video Output 1 Composite Video Output
    Display 1/4 Optional
    Video Standard PAL 25fps CCIR625; NTSC 30 fps CCIR525
    Audio Input / Output 1 Input, 1 Output
    Audio Compression ADPCM
    Video Compression H.264 (CBR)
    Image Quality CIF/ HD1/ D1 (optional)
    Resolution 4 D1 Record & 4CH Playback
    Video Bit Rate CIF: 384-768 Kbps (Optional), HD1: 512-1024 Kbps (Optional), D1: 768-1024 Kbps (Optional)
    Audio Bit Rate 32Kbps
    Serial RS485 *1
    LAN 1 RJ45 10M/100M
    VGA 800*600 at 60fps, 1024*768 at 60fps, 1280*1024 at 60fps, 1440*900 at 60fps, 1366*768 at 60fps
    Operating Temperature -10°C to +60°C
    Operating Humidity 10%-90%
    Power Input DC: 12V, 3A
    Dimension 300mm(W) x 60mm(H) x 240mm(D)
    Weight 2.5kg


    Image Sensor 1/4" Sharp CCD
    Effective Pixels PAL500(H) x 582(V) NTSC: 510(H) x 492(V)
    Video System PAL/NTSC
    Sync System Internal
    Horizontal Resolution 420 TV Line
    Lens 3.6mm
    Minimum Illumination 0 LUX(IR ON)
    Back Light Compensation Auto
    Gain Control Auto
    Shutter Speed 1/50(1/60)----1/100,000(s)
    White Balance Auto
    S/N Ratio >50dB (AGC OFF)
    Power Requirement DC 12V/140mA, 300mA (IR on)
    Operating Temperature -100°C to +500°C