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Can I add more cameras to my system?

Yes, dependant on the model of your DVR you can either add an additional 2 or 4 cabled BNC cameras, or add IP cameras via WiFi.

Will my cameras work at night?

Yes, all Yale cameras have infrared night vision and are equipped to function at night.

Do the cameras record in colour or black and white?

Colour in the day, black and white in low light conditions (When infrared night vision is activated

Are the cameras wireless?

Yale CCTV cameras are currently wired. However the Home View IP cameras are wireless.

Can I view my camera feeds on my phone?

Yes, providing your DVR is connected to your home broadband you can view footage via the Yale CCTV App when connected to WiFi or 3G/4G.

Can I link my Yale alarm and Yale CCTV kit together?

Yes, you will need to purchase the CCTV/Alarm Link Adaptor and follow the instructions provided.

Can I link a Yale connected Smart Lock and Yale CCTV kit?

Yes, you will need to purchase the CCTV/Alarm Link Adaptor and follow the instructions provided.

Will my system work with ‘non Yale’ cameras, and will Yale cameras work on the other CCTV systems?

This will depend on the individual camera specifications. Please check the specifications before purchasing. We recommend purchasing Yale cameras to ensure these are compatible with your system.

Can I increase the storage on my DVR?

Yes, all Yale Hybrid DVR Hard drives can be upgraded to a maximum of 4TB storage.

Will HD1080 cameras work with a HD720 system?

You can use HD720 cameras with HD1080 DVR, but not the other way around.

Can I backup the footage from the DVR?

Yes, via the USB port on the back of the DVR.

How many days recording will I be able to have on my system?

This varies dependent upon the number of cameras simultaneously recording at any one time, and at what level of quality/detail they are recording.

Can I add IP cameras to my system?

Yes, on DVRs marked as ‘HYBRID’.

Can you buy extension cables for the cameras?

Yes, please visit your local stockist or

What is the maximum possible distance between a camera and the DVR unit?

Yale recommends using the longer the 30m cable for optimum picture quality.

How do I connect my CCTV system to my TV?

Via the HDMI/VGA Ports on the back of the DVR.