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Anyone using LPR license plate readers?

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The fee is for the elimination of the on-site recorder and having the footage transferred directly to the cloud, I'm not sold entirely on this new concept being I work with Alibi Security they recently rolled out this new type of security camera system, the bandwidth requirements are going to play a huge part in getting this to work properly.

 

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Why would someone spend $125/mo?? For what?
I paid around $11,000 for 26 cameras fully installed incl. 2 LPR cameras and within a year I got my money back from a guy who killed my touchless. That idiot.
No monthly payments except for the Internet.
I have 20 cameras at my site. 16TB of storage.

I can pick plates day/night with a sub $500 trail cam with the right settings. Heck, there are guys on the forums doing the same with $100 cams off alibaba.
 

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FWIW I have an old PC-based DVR I put together in 2005 that has optical character recognition software and can read and catalog plates as well as send an alarm if it finds something on the blacklist.
 

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FWIW I have an old PC-based DVR I put together in 2005 that has optical character recognition software and can read and catalog plates as well as send an alarm if it finds something on the blacklist.
Sounds like a real worthwhile winner. Now hopefully new technology does not mess that up. The "obsoleting factors"?
 

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It's obsolete because it won't run on Windows higher than XP.
 

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I have 20 cameras at my site. 16TB of storage.

I can pick plates day/night with a sub $500 trail cam with the right settings. Heck, there are guys on the forums doing the same with $100 cams off alibaba.
So 20 cameras x $500 = $10,000. It seems I am about right with my price with installation and 2x number plate recognition cameras.
That is recognition not capturing with the service company across the road. 😊
Of course you can always go cheaper. The question is: What is your maintenance level, i.e. if you are away who can fix it? Is it set-and-forget or do you like to tinker?
 

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So 20 cameras x $500 = $10,000. It seems I am about right with my price with installation and 2x number plate recognition cameras.
That is recognition not capturing with the service company across the road. 😊
Of course you can always go cheaper. The question is: What is your maintenance level, i.e. if you are away who can fix it? Is it set-and-forget or do you like to tinker?
My whole system cost me about $7,000 IIRC. I installed it myself with help of my attendant over the course of a week and saved $5,000. The quote was $12,000. I have a dealer account so my prices were closer to wholesale.

I have all 4MP turret cameras. I have two Hikvision PTZ/motion sensing cameras. Plus the NVR and the storage. Plus misc stuff like cable, EZ connectors and tools.
 

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Has anyone used a $20 Wyze 3 cam for license plate recognition? The company has greatly improved the way they work with light compared to their earlier versions. We have found by using smart phone mirroring-computer apps ... the SD card is no longer as critical. They say the 2 way audio is also improved & have examples of most of the improvements on their website.
 
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