New Uniview 4K NVR and Cameras

We are now stocking several new Uniview NVRs featuring amazing 4K resolution, dual independent HDMI outputs and hot swap RAID1/RAID5 bays. The new NVR308-16EP has 16 built in PoE ports and 4 HDD bays. The NVR308-32R and NVR308-64R are rack mountable units with 8 HDD bays supporting hot swap, RAID1 and RAID5 that can record…


HDMI over CAT5E or CAT6 Extenders

Running HDMI over longer cable runs, through walls or in bars, restaurants or commercial establishments can be problematic at best.   The solution is to use an HDMI over CAT5E or CAT6 extender.  Traditionally these extenders required two CAT5E runs per display but newer extenders can run HDMI at to 40, 50 or 100 meters over…


Leviton Security and Automation Open House Sept 24th

Aartech Canada invites you to a Leviton Security & Automation Open House at its Oshawa location September 24.  Open house hours are 12p-4p.  This event would be of interest to security and CE/AV installers, as well as the electrical trade. Food and drinks will be provided and Leviton staff will be on-hand to answer questions…


Uniview Continues To Impress With New Mini Bullets and NVR

Uniview has been impressing installers and customers alike with it’s easy to set up plug-and play POE NVRs and high quality cameras.  One thing we’ve noticed about Unview is that they clearly put a lot of thought in to their designs. The new IPC2122SR3 series is an attractive and compact mini bullet with fixed 3.6…


Leviton Bitwise AV Automaton Controllers

Leviton purchased Bitwise Controls last year in order to enhance their automation capabilities.  This comes on the heels of their acquisition of HAI some time ago.  Three different AV controllers are available, starting with the big brother BC1 and moving on down to the smaller BC2 and BC4 controllers.  Each feature IR outputs, serial outputs,…


New Site Search

A new site search has been added to make it faster and easier to find the products you’re looking for.  As soon as you start typing in our search box you will now see drop down search results with images as well as a list of categories and brands so you can quickly narrow your…


Paxton Access Control – No Hidden Software Or Licensing Fees

I just saw an advertisement for a ‘great deal’ on Keyscan access control software.  Half price, regularly $600.  This is why we love Paxton.  FREE software, no licensing fees, no upgrade fees, no per user fees.  Software is always free and includes time & attendance functionality, graphical scheduling, easy use, card printing, etc.  Buy a…


HDCVI Technology Explained and Compared

HDCVI technology originally developed by Dahua and licensed to a number of other manufacturers is designed to allow high definition 720p or 1080p video to be transmitted from security cameras to DVR or HDCVR (recorders), over new or existing coax cable, or CAT5 cable (using baluns for CAT5).  HDCVI is easy to install and set…


Azco LaserLine CO2 Powered Gun

Seriously folks… if you need to run a cable from here to there, there is NO COOLER or more efficient way to get it there, than to use a laser sighted, co2 powered gun.  Really.  On sale for a limited time.  You know you waaaant it!


Are You Installing Access Control Solutions?

If your company is currently installing access control solutions, we want to hear from you!  What brand(s) do you use and why?  We’d love to have the opportunity to show you why we believe we have some of the best access control solutions currently available. If you’re not installing access control solutions, you might be…