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.
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.
Every c-mount security camera has a varying ability to see in the dark. To know how well the camera works in low lighting conditions, you will need to compare its lux rating. A lower lux rating means that the camera will be able to operate better in lower light. Because c-mount cameras can deliver color video in poor lighting conditions, c-mount cameras are especially valued in crime-fighting and government operations. Lower lux ratings usually correlate with more expensive machines.
• Camera. Cameras for this system should be able to stand up to the weather. They need to be waterproof and they should be able to operate in low temperatures especially if you live in cold climates. Cameras of this kind should have bodies that will not rust. Most systems provide cameras equipped with night vision. The range of the night vision security camera can be anywhere from 15 feet to 150 feet. Most systems depend on the strength of the infrared lights.
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.
C-mount cameras are still some of the best security cameras around, as their size allows them to always support the newest technology first. As with all technological advances, when a new technology is developed the first goal is to get it created, and the second step it to make it smaller. Because of this process, c-mount cameras are always the first type of security camera to be able to use a new technology. Right now, that technology is 1/2 inch chip sets. Most other security cameras can only use 1/3 or 1/4 inch chip sets. The size of the chip set is important as it defines two things: how well the camera can see in low level lighting conditions and the maximum resolution of the camera.