TYPES OF CCTV?
Wired CCTV Systems – These are most common and cheapest type of camera, where a wire plugs directly from the camera to the monitor.
Wireless home CCTV systems – Images can be transmitted using analogue or digital technology. Digital cameras are generally higher quality but more expensive. Wireless systems can suffer from interference from devices such as routers, cordless phones, and microwaves, and can be blocked by heavy masonry or metal objects. Your filming may also be interrupted if your Internet connection is lost.
IP (Internet Protocol) works differently to a traditional analogue camera. IP CCTV cameras are connected by a computer network, with footage able to be stored on a Network Video Recorder as well as being uploaded to a secure cloud.
Dome Cameras – are named after their shape are typically used for indoor security systems. Video Surveillance in Retail Stores and Offices.
Bullet Cameras – installed where long-distance surveillance up to 40 Ft is required.
Covert CCTV Cameras – A hidden IP camera can be installed either on a permanent or temporary basis.
C-Mount CCTV Cameras – can use detachable lenses to suit different purposes. A varifocal lens is often used they can be zoomed in and out without losing focus.
Day/ Night CCTV Cameras – where 24×7 surveillance is needed, often in low light conditions.
Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Cameras – PTZ cameras can be panned, tilted, and zoomed. Since these cameras can be monitored using live controls, they are employed in highly sensitive zones where live monitoring is required. Used in sophisticated surroundings where responsiveness is highly valued.
HD CCTV Cameras – can record at high frame rates and at HD quality which is comparatively at a higher resolution than other CCTV Cameras. This type of camera can capture finer details while giving the operator the option to zoom in without losing picture quality.