I had been long intending to set up a surveillance camera at my place of work for additional protection so I took it upon myself to do a little investigation on the details I need to know before making an acquisition.
Seemingly, it is a lot more practical to get packaged surveillance systems rather than getting the devices individually. Obtaining them in a group is cheaper, is simpler to put together and also consumes a shorter time.
I found out that surveillance systems can use 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 security systems can be wireless or wired. A package may well include cameras, a DVR, hardware components as well as essential wires. Apart from the camera’s capability to log precisely what is occurring on the area, I can also see a real-time recording through the Net.
A USB DVR surveillance system utilizes a USB which can be connected with an existing laptop or computer. It is perfect for checking an area from afar since it uses an Internet connection to transmit recorded data originating from a maximum of 4 cameras. Choose one that gives day/night color bullet cameras, whether wired or wireless. In replacement of wires, wireless cameras normally make use of 2.4 GHz video receivers.
Using wired surveillance systems guarantees nonstop power supply. Meanwhile, acquiring wireless camera systems will make the installation procedure easier for me mainly because those don’t need wires any longer and I can almost put the cameras anyplace.
Surveillance systems with day/night cameras will let me to monitor the areas all-day long mainly because they can keep track of even dimly lit places. Bullet cameras look very discreet due to their small size and are easy to set up in hard hard-to-reach spaces.
Lastly, I can select a portable DVR system if I wish to use wireless or hidden professional cameras. Recordings of my business activities will be fed from the cameras to the DVR.