Pro Video Security – Chicago Video Security Installation & Repair Experts

Thank you for visiting the website of Pro Video Security; Chicago’s premier Video and Electronic Security Equipment Company.  Without our priceless customers, we could not exist.  Our business is family operated and is lead by licensed Private Investigator Perry Myers. Pro Video Security is assisted by a team of highly trained and expert CCTV technicians, IT experts, video security installers and sales staff. With over 30 years in the investigation business and 20 years in the electronic security and surveillance business, our team operates two brick and mortar stores in the Chicago area allowing you to see, experience and touch our HD (High Definition) video security products. Pro Video Security only uses WD (Western Digital) Security Grade Purple hard drives, HD cameras and HD DVRs and NVRs for all of our installations along with an industry leading 3 year Platinum Warranty and lifetime technical support. Come visit one of our two stores or call us for a no-cost or obligation video security consultation. Experience our products before you buy and understand the difference our high quality, professional grade products and the other equipment sold in big box stores, hardware stores and online.  We love our customers and treat them like we would want to be treated.  With care and kindness.

  • How to Format a USB Memory Stick Drive for Standalone DVR Backup

    This article helps explain step by step how to format your USB memory stick or thumb drive for backing on a Standalone DVR. Usually, the format required is FAT32 but you can check your instruction manual.

  • Q- What kind of software do you use for your DVR?

    A- We actually don’t use software in most cases for a DVR. Here is how it works. A standalone DVR comes delivered with firmware pre installed by the DVR manufacturer. The standalone DVR is not an actual computer but an electrical device that has a hard drive in is only made to record video security […]

  • New Baluns for HD Cameras for CAT5 and CAT6 Wire

    When the new HD over coaxial cable came to market recently, it was very exciting news. Now you could upgrade to HD without changing your coaxial cables. Coaxial wires are expensive to replace when changing from analog cameras to HD IP cameras. But what if you had CAT5 or CAT6 wiring and are using baluns […]

  • Pro Video Security Uses WD Purple Security Grade Hard Drives

    Do hard drives really matter? Yes they matter immensely. Western Digital Purple Security-Grade Hard Drives are the very best and most reliable hard drives on the market for surveillance DVRs and NVRs. These hard drives are specially designed to withstand the continuous movement from recording that comes with any surveillance system. Pro Video Security only […]

  • Upgrade Your Cameras Today for Cheap!

    Technology keeps roaring on like a speeding jet and frankly, even for us in the technology business, it is difficult to keep up with. Just released is new and very inexpensive technology allowing your old wiring to be kept and new HD cameras to be installed instead. Can’t afford all new cameras? No problem! This […]

  • 3 Year Platinum Warranty by Pro Video Security – Chicago

    Pro Video Security now provides a 3 Year Platinum Warranty on most of our of its installed products including our new HD DVRs, NVRs, HD Cameras and IP Cameras.  We only sell WD Security Grade “Purple” Hard Drives with all of our recorders that also come with a 3 year year manufacturer warranty.   Our […]