hi, thanks for that fast reply!
the manufacture date of the camera is 2004!
actually I got this camera without any cables - I got it to work with a 12V power adapter and the mentioned BNC to VGA Converter on a monitor.
to be honest it was not my primary idea to use it as a security camera. But as the quality of the images was quite usable and i liked the idea of reusing the good old hardware I thought to go deeper into the surveillance/security thing.
So I would like to be using this as security now.
according the commands you mentioned ... as said I have no cables to the camera - how could i use this as well?
just to explore this CCTV topic a little deeper without spending millions - which DVR would you recommend? I found pretty cheap devices on amazon. Just to connect the camera via BNC - no chance of controlling it. I have a small house - so no more than 4 channels should be sufficient ... I tried (not too much for now - just the last days) zoneminder - is there a chance to connect a DVR with analog cameras?