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Unfortunately, I don't think this approach to your security is going to help that much unless you are just trying to deter casual entry. If your neighborhood is that bad, you may need to consider window bars but these have very negative implications to life safety in the event of a fire. On the non home improvement side, get a big dog.
Most code states that all railing balusters must be spaced no more than 4" apart to prevent a child from inserting their head. So, that is one measurement you could use...if you don't want anyone's head to get through: 4". Of course, also make sure you can't get an arm through that could reach the window lock. Edit by OP: According to ...
Most newer HD security camera systems are IP based, and would require Cat5/5e to be run. If you want to keep your old cables, then make sure the new cameras are analog and not digital/IP.
Coaxial cables are good for pretty much any resolution. So a full HD security camera will probably be fine over your existing coax. After all, your HD television signal probably arrives via coax to your TV or STB. What you will need at the other end of the cable is a receiver that can record full-hd images at a reasonable FPS over the number of channels you ...
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