Published at Wednesday, September 13th 2017. by olga in Security systems.
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.
Today more and more people have the need to learn how to install security cameras and security camera systems in their home or business. This is because crime is on the rise and DIY security cameras and security camera systems have become higher in quality, more affordable and easy to purchase. Since you no longer have to hire a professional to install security cameras, it is possible to have your home or business under surveillance in no time at - all by yourself, and at an affordable price. Here is some help and some tips on how to install your own security cameras.
• 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.
• Do you need color or black and white cameras? If there are certain situations where it is important to record details such as color of hair, vehicles or clothing, youll need color cameras. Black and white cameras are best if you need higher resolution and generally are less expensive than color. They also are best if you will be using infrared in no light or low light conditions.
Instruction Manual, Tech Support and Warranties The first thing youll need to do, before you purchase any equipment, is to make sure that the system you choose comes with an instruction manual. Not all security camera systems for home and businesses come with a full printed users manual that will walk you through how to install your system. Also its a good idea to only purchase a camera system that comes with free unlimited technical support in case you have questions or run into problems. Not every company offers free tech support with the purchase of their cameras and camera systems. Also, check to see if it comes with a warranty on all hardware.
When shopping for a c-mount security camera, it is important to remember that they do not come with a lens, which makes them both initially more expensive and more adaptable. Having a more expensive initial price tag does not tell the whole story, however, as most c-mount cameras become far less expensive in the long run. The reason for this is that often a c-mount camera can be repositioned in a security setup that has changed simply by buying a new lens rather than having to buy a new camera.