Security “kits” have gained in popularity over the last few years with more and more consumers wanting local recording of their homes and property. This has resulted in no shortage of vendors offering systems that can be installed “DIY” and setup with apps on iOS or Android. Defender USA offers several models; wireless and wired allowing consumers a little flexibility when choosing a new system. The model sent over for review today is their 4K CCTV system offered with 4,8 and 16 cameras; we opted for the four-camera system for ease of installation. Specifications of the Defender 4K start with a 4-channel DVR paired with a 1TB HDD. Video output is supplied via HDMI and VGA with a peak 4K display resolution. Additional audio in out connections are available via RCA plugs and network connectivity is available via a RJ45. As mentioned, this is a CCTV system, so the DVR offers four BNC connections along with USB for mouse and keyboard support. As for the included cameras; We have 8.2MP image sensors offering an 80-degree FOV with 100ft night vision. Frame rates include 8megapixels and 15FPS, 5 megapixels at 20FPS and 4MP or 1080p @ 30FPS. Starting with box con...