NeighborhoodGuard System Installed for Overlook Ridge HOA!

Mid Florida Audio & Video recently installed a professional-grade security camera system for Overlook Ridge homeowner’s association. The high-definition system monitors all ingress and egress vehicle traffic, as well as all license plates that enter the community. The DVR will record data for over (1) month and can be accessed by administrators from remote locations via smart phone or computer.

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To schedule a consultation with a security system professional regarding your home, business, or community, call the experts at Mid Florida Audio & Video today!

www.MidFla.com
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 686-4653

CCTV: Lakeland’s Security Camera Sales & Installation Specialists Since 1974!

As Lakeland’s security camera sales and installation experts, we know what your home or business needs in order to stay protected.

Mid Florida Audio & Video has been in business since 1974. Our technicians have decades of experience installing a myriad of commercial and consumer electronics equipment, including but not limited to:

  • Home security cameras (residential CCTV)
  • Business security cameras (commercial CCTV)
  • Wireless IP cameras
  • Covert cameras
  • Background music and audio systems
  • Digital HD TV antennas

If you would like to schedule an estimate regarding security cameras or an antenna for your home or business, contact us today!

(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

 

Mid Florida Audio & Video Installs Access Control Systems

Access control systems use commercial-grade magnetic locks to securely lock or unlock doors with the swipe of a card or the tap of a code. Monitor and control who enters your property. Schedule when doors are accessible and when to lock an entrance. Keypad, keycard, or keyfob entry available. Ideal for businesses with sensitive areas or homeowner’s associations who need to monitor their clubhouse access.

The system can be networked into an existing Internet connection so administrator’s can program new users into the system remotely. They can also keep track of who entered a door and when.

Mid Florida Audio & Video installs and services commercial access control systems.

Call or stop by for more information, or to schedule an estimate


(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803
http://www.MidFla.com

Mid Florida Audio & Video Installs Digital Antennas!

Allow a Mid Florida Audio & Video professional install your digital antenna!

Receive 45 to 105 HD channels, no monthly payment!

Give us a call or stop by our retail location for information and a demonstration.

Antenna self-install kits starting at $149.00


Mid Florida Audio & Video
(863) 686-4653
www.MidFla.com
1722 E Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

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Simple Surveillance: All-in-One Security Camera Kit

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Mid Florida Audio & Video now offers the all-in-one Metro HD Surveillance Kit!
Our all-in-one surveillance system kits include everything needed for a consumer-grade installation. Consumer kits simplify the buying process by including the cameras, DVR, wire, power supply, and miscellaneous materials needed for most consumer installations.
Kit includes:
– (4) 2.0 Megapixel HD Bullet Cameras
– (1) 8-Channel DVR with 1-TB Hard Drive for 1-month+ of recording
– (4) Pre-made 60′ siamese cable
– (1) Power supply for camera system, 12VDC
– (1) Power splitter 1-4
Limited availability
$699 with a 1-year warranty

Professional parts at a consumer price!


(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

Wireless vs. Wired Security Cameras: Which Should You Choose?

cam1With the advent of wireless security cameras (also known as IP cameras), many homeowners and consumers become fixated on the idea of being “wire free.” While wireless security cameras do offer benefits in some situations, they are not the end-all-be-all solution to everyone’s surveillance needs.

Let’s begin by settling the concept that wireless cameras are not completely “wireless”– these cameras do not need the standard video cable to work. However, wireless cameras still need to be powered, and power is sent through a wire. Any wireless camera will still need to be plugged into an outlet or other power source, unless it is battery operated (which is a completely different discussion and would require the exchange of batteries on a near constant basis).

cam3.jpgAnother downside to IP cameras is their strain on network bandwidth. The average consumer does not have a commercial-grade network that can handle the constant streaming and recording of 6+ high-definition security cameras. Multiple IP cameras on a standard home network would bog down the user’s Internet speed tremendously. Wired cameras are routed into a DVR which does not use nearly as many resources as individual IP cameras. Some IP cameras use an NVR, which is similar to a DVR, but this will not solve the issue of each camera needing a power source. The most viable advantage that wireless cameras have is their transmission length: a wireless camera system can be transmitted across an environment or terrain that would be extremely difficult or infeasible to run traditional camera cable across.

cam2Wired cameras appear to be more labor-intensive to install than their wireless counterpart, but their reliability and sustainability far make up for the installation effort. Once installed, wired cameras do not require an Internet connection to capture and record; they can also be installed with little to no networking or IT knowledge.


If you are debating whether wired or wireless cameras are best for you, call or stop by Mid Florida Audio & Video today for an estimate or consultation.

(863) 686-4653
http://www.MidFla.com
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

 

Introducing the Proto HD Omnidirectional Antenna!

Mid Florida Audio & Video now offers the Proto HD Omnidirectional antenna! This model is a great choice for viewers in the Central Florida area and the sleek and streamlined design offers a modern look.

The Proto HD Omnidirectional antenna is sold by itself ($99.95), or in an all-in-one installation kit ($199.95).


The installation kit includes everything needed for a new antenna system. This includes:

  • Proto HD Omnidirectional antenna
  • Power injector for antenna
  • 20′ telescoping mast
  • Mast bracket
  • 60′ commercial grade RG-6 coaxial cable
  • 2 or 3-way splitter

To see a full list of the antennas we offer, visit our antenna page or call/visit our location today!

(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

Capturing License Plates with Burst-Fire Imagery

Many customers want the option of capture the ingress/egress license plates and vehicles from their subdivision or community, but do not possess the budget to install a commercial-grade security camera system. Enter the Reconyx Hyper-Fire.

The Reconyx Hyper-Fire is an all-in-one covert security solution meant to capture rapid-fire images once the camera detects motion. These systems are excellent for capturing vehicle license plates, monitoring points of interest in high traffic areas, or even for use as game cameras in woodland or hunting scenarios.

Mid Florida Audio & Video sells and installs these systems. For added functionality, our system is mounted on a steel pole and wired into a solar-powered battery. This allows the camera to conserve battery power.

The camera records and saves the captured images on an SD card. Once an image has been captured, the administrator can remove the SD card from the unit and place it in a standard PC for viewing purposes.


For more information on our Reconyx systems or to schedule an estimate, call or stop by Mid Florida Audio & Video today!

(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803

HD Security Cameras Installed at Lago Vista Resort in Kissimmee, FL

Mid Florida Audio & Video installed a high-definition security camera system for Lago Vista Resort in Kissimmee, FL.

The cameras encompass the entire facility, monitoring multiple tenant parking lots, administrative office space, a swimming pool, walkways, playground, and rear entryways.

The cameras are vandal-proof and weather-proof to withstand a variety of climate conditions. The system can also be accessed remotely by administrators on any smart phone, tablet, or computer.

Recorded data on the DVR is saved for over one month; this allows administrators to play back this data in the event of an incident. Files can easily be transferred from the DVR to a computer or flash drive for law enforcement or legal purposes.


To schedule an estimate or consultation for your residential or commercial property, call or stop by Mid Florida Audio & Video today!

(863) 686-4653
1722 E. Edgewood Drive
Lakeland, FL 33803