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Panasonic i-Pro security cameras replace popular predecessors

March 28th, 2012 by Emily

The Panasonic BB-HCM715 and BB-HCM735 will soon be discontinued. Their successors are part of Panasonic’s i-Pro professional series, offering an improved feature set.

The BB-HCM715 will be replaced by the WV-ST162 and WV-ST165, providing SVGA and HD720p resolution respectively, while for outdoor environments, the WV-SW172 and WV-SW175 replace the BB-HCM735, coming with IP55-rated casing.

All of these security cameras are equipped with wide dynamic range technology, adaptive black stretch and dynamic noise reduction which allow the cameras to capture events even in the most demanding light conditions. Face detection can automatically alter exposure for peak facial definition, perfect for taking security measures where light sources would normally impede image quality.

Compatible with SD cards up to 32Gb, these new Panasonic IP cameras have a longer retention period than the previous model, allowing more footage to be directly stored within the camera itself for recording with no external hardware or for secure backup recording and reviewing. Video streaming has also been improved with both high speed H.264 and MPEG streams available concurrently whilst privacy masking now allows the coverage of sensitive areas within the cameras field of view.

All of these additional features complement the existing cameras features, including motorized pan/tilt, 2-way audio with integrated speaker and mobile phone viewing, making them well-rounded security cameras.

Although the BB-HCM cameras were popular it is clear that these newer models offer the user a much developed IP security camera. We hope that IP technology continues to progress in this way, offering end users the very best value for their money.

Merry Deals this December

December 8th, 2011 by David

December Deals at Network Webcams

We’re getting into the holiday spirit and have some great deals on offer this December, whether you’re looking to kit out your business with a new security system for the New Year or are after a home surveillance stocking filler.

Panasonic Exclusive Winter Deals


We have offers on the most popular Panasonic IP cameras this December, including indoor and outdoor units as well as wireless:


Free Panasonic IP Camera Recording Software (and other offers for November)

November 2nd, 2011 by Kevin Bowyer

Free Panasonic BB-HNP17 IP camera recording software

This November we’re giving away Panasonic BB-HNP17 network camera recording software (worth over £400!) free with any purchase of 3 or more BB-HCM715 or BB-HCM735 IP cameras. This offer makes creating a new networked-security system more cost-effective than ever.

With our already great prices on the Panasonic BB-HCM715 and BB-HCM735 the total cost of 3 cameras plus the free software starts at only £714 + vat, which is a superb price for a professional level starter security system. Plus, you can mix and match the cameras you use to suit your own business or home security needs.

The BB-HCM715 is an indoor megapixel IP camera with pan, tilt and digital zoom capability including 2-way audio and the h.264 video stream codec which keeps quality high and bandwidth usage low.

For outdoor use choose the Panasonic BB-HCM735 which has the same great features as the BB-HCM715 but can be used outside and in all weathers.

Both cameras can also record to SD cards, have great colour night view modes, are PoE-capable (require only a single power/data cable) and come with a flexible mounting bracket/stand. All you need is in the package.

Call us on 0151 633 2111 to order or for more information.

We are also running great offers on the Panasonic BL-C230 wireless indoor IP camera and Sony HD security cameras. We’ve reduced prices across the board on Sony HD cameras meaning Sony’s high performance HD security cameras start at only £214 + vat for the SNC-CH110.

Finally, we’re also giving away 2 camera licenses of Milestone Xprotect Essential security recording software worth £64 + vat with all Axis network cameras except the Axis M1011 and M1011-W.

November is a great time to pick up a new or improved security system at a spectacular price, backed by our expert team of technical support advisors. All technical support is free, for however long you need it!

September Special Offers

September 8th, 2011 by David

We’ve added some more great deals for the month of September, including deals on IP security cameras from Sony, Axis, Panasonic & Vivotek, with free software and PoE midspans.


Price reduction on Panasonic IP cameras

August 19th, 2011 by David

This week Panasonic has dropped the price on many of its IP cameras. There are some great deals to be had.

There are an increasing number of HD cameras available, and the Panasonic WV-SP105 (was £235 now £199*) is the first premium brand HD camera available at under £200, a fantastic price if you’re looking for highly-detailed imagery.

If you’re looking to monitor your premises around the clock, the Panasonic BL-C160 (was £245 now £199*) comes with a built-in LED illumination function, ideal for 24 hour surveillance in homes and small businesses.

For retail and warehouse surveillance, the Panasonic iPro WV-SF332 (was £435 now £285*), (with wide-dynamic range and motion and face detection) is now available at an incredible price. The camera also features PoE and SD card recording, allowing footage to be stored locally.

If you’re after a camera for keeping an eye on outdoor environments, the Panasonic WV-SW395 (was £1875 now £1565*) is now extremely competitively priced compared to its nearest rivals. This pan-tilt-zoom dome delivers HD 720p image quality, 18x optical zoom and 360° panning, making it ideal for monitoring large outdoor areas.

There are even more reductions to be had on Panasonic cameras. You can find more in the Panasonic section of the Network Webcams store.

*prices quoted exc V.A.T

Top 5 ‘Money No Object’ IP Cameras

August 12th, 2011 by James Drinkwater

At NW Systems we like a good deal. If we find an IP camera with great image quality, tonnes of functionality and a small price tag, we love it, and we make sure other people hear about it. However, every now and again someone will come to us and say they want the best of the best. They want equipment that does everything they could ever need without any compromise.

So, whether you’ve just won the lottery, are installing security cameras for a millionaire or compiling a geeky Christmas list, here we run down the cameras that we would buy if we threw the budget out of the window, and why.


Comparison – Axis M5014 vs. Panasonic BB-HCM715 (Part 2)

July 27th, 2011 by James Drinkwater

We’ve taken a look at two mid-level, megapixel pan/tilt cameras; the Axis M5014 and the Panasonic BB-HCM715. If you haven’t already seen part one of our comparison of, read it first. In this part of our comparison, we’ll have a look at the recording system on both cameras, event detection, audio, user interface and price, before delivering our verdict.


Comparison – Axis M5014 vs. Panasonic BB-HCM715 (Part 1)

July 26th, 2011 by James Drinkwater

Up until recently, there have only been a few mid-level IP cameras which offer both pan/tilt and megapixel quality video, Panasonic BB-HCM715 being the most popular. Superseding the BB-HCM511, the BB-HCM715 comes with a compact camera housing, audio support, on-camera SD card recording and Power over Ethernet connectivity. The wide feature range and competitive price have appealed to many users.

However, hot off the production line are the new Axis M50 series of cameras. Two models are available, capable of either SVGA (M5013) or HD 720p (M5014) resolution, which look to be aimed at the same market as the BB-HCM715. In this comparison, we’ll be looking at the Axis M5014. So, how does the new kid stand up to the seasoned leader? Lets take a look.


July Special Offers for UK & EU Customers

July 1st, 2011 by Kevin Bowyer

Axis M5014

We’ve assembled some more fantastic deals for our UK & EU customers on the Network Webcams store this month, including free Milestone software with Axis cameras, a free PoE midspan with cameras from our Sony HD range, and a massive saving on one of our most popular Panasonic cameras, the BB-HCM735.

Read on for details.


Evaluation: Panasonic i-Pro WJ-NV200 Network Video Recorder

June 2nd, 2011 by Kevin Bowyer

Panasonic WJ-NV200 Network Video Recorder

Panasonic has recently released a new range of HD quality security cameras, offering smooth video footage and improved clarity over previous models. However, without the means to easily view, manage and record the increased video quality, the improvements are wasted.

With this in mind, Panasonic has released the WJ-NV200, an updated Network Video Recorder (NVR) that focusses on integration with the new camera range. Recording is available for 16 Panasonic cameras alongside a choice of either 2 or 4 TB hard drive configurations.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the NVR to see how well it performs.