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Types Of CCTV Setup

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DataReplayServices - Experts in CCTVIn recent times, CCTV systems have received a great deal of interest as security has become a significant issue to most people. There is a huge demand for CCTV security systems not just in the United Kingdom but also worldwide. Let us look at some of the most important considerations concerning CCTVs so that you can understand the fundamentals.

Image Resolution
An important thing to consider is the quality of video and image resolution the system records in. Resolution is generally measured in TVL (the number of television lines produced by the cameras. If you want a CCTV system that records high resolution video and still images, you’ll require one with a TVL level towards the top end. If you think there’s a chance you’ll need to use the video recorded images in court (eg. in case of robbery), be sure to buy in a high resolution camera.

The Types Of Available CCTV Camera
Avoid getting the first setup you see. It is vital that you have a basic of the different types of camera on offer so you’ll know you’re getting the correct one for your business.

1. Standard
Standard types of camera are affordable and produce decent enough quality video and still images. One downside is that a decent source of light is necessary in order to get decent quality images. This means that these types of camera are virtually useless at night.

2. Infra Red
Infrared CCTV setups are able to see in darkness. This makes them a very useful security tool. Money is will be saved on lighting and you’ll have system that provides high quality video and images regardless of the conditions.

3. DVRs (Digital Video Recorders)
DVRs produce good quality images and are ideal for finding and viewing specific moments in time. Many DVRs will let you to remotely monitor the footage recorded from anywhere using the net.

4. PTZ Setups
PTZ cameras otherwise known as Pan, Tilt and Zoom can be remotely controlled. These cameras often housed in mesh housings and are controlled by monitoring companies in the area.

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August 23rd, 2013 at 12:04 pm

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