I had been long aiming to install a surveillance camera at my office for additional security so I took it upon myself to conduct a bit of study on the details I need to know prior to making an acquisition.
Apparently, it is much more suitable to acquire packaged surveillance systems rather than getting the devices one by one. Buying them in a bundle is more affordable, is simpler to put together as well as consumes a shorter time.
I discovered that surveillance systems can take 4, 8 16 or more cameras. Some use a multi-channel, stand-alone DVR while some include a USB DVR or a portable DVR.
These types of security systems can be cord less or connected with wires. A package may well contain cameras, a DVR, hardware components as well as important cables. Apart from the camera’s capability to log what is occurring on the scene, I may also view a real-time recording via the Net.
A USB DVR surveillance system uses a USB which can be connected with an existing laptop or computer. It is great for monitoring an area from very far as it uses an Internet connection to transmit recorded data from a maximum of 4 cameras. Find one that gives day/night color bullet cameras, regardless of whether wired or wireless. In replacement of wires, wireless cameras commonly utilize 2.4 GHz video receivers.
Having wired surveillance systems ensures nonstop power supply. Meanwhile, acquiring wireless camera systems will make the set up procedure simpler for me because those don’t need wires anymore and I can practically put the cameras anywhere.
Surveillance systems with day/night cameras will enable me to monitor the premises 24 hours mainly because they can keep an eye on even dimly lit places. Bullet cameras look inconspicuous because of their small size and are simple to install in hard hard-to-reach spaces.
Lastly, I can opt for a portable DVR system if I wish to use wireless or hidden professional cameras. Video recordings of my business activities will be transmitted from the cameras to the DVR.