Published at Thursday, September 07th 2017. by olga in Security systems.
• How many cameras do you need? Decide how many locations you want monitored, such as doors, windows, driveway etc. This will give you an idea of how many cameras you will want included in your security system. Most security camera systems come with one or two cameras. If you might need to add more cameras, make sure the system you choose is capable of adding more cameras later.
Security Cameras A security camera system will includes one or more cameras. The cameras come with several features so, before you purchase a system, youll want to know what your needs are. Following are some questions to ask yourself, that will help guide you.
• Web-Ready. Some systems provide web-ready DVR or computer hookup that provides live monitoring thought the Internet. Your home and property can be monitored from anywhere in the world where there is Internet access.
C-mount security cameras are very effective when used indoors, but face challenges when used outdoors. To be used outside, c-mount cameras need special mounting brackets to fix them on the wall and housings, as c-mount cameras are very susceptible to the environment.
• DVR. This is a hard drive that allows you to record and playback the video feed from the security system. When the memory becomes full, the new video signal will then overwrite the oldest one. There are some systems that have memories large enough to record 150 days worth of footage.
Your home security camera central core should be placed in a protected area of your home, an office or second bedroom. You place your security cameras where they can be seen and not seen, in areas where you may otherwise be blind. Your home security camera system should, naturally, cover your entry and exit points.