IP Video Security Camera New Guide

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An extensive guide in selecting the best camera for your Video Surveillance system. IP Cameras offer high res up to 5MP and offers a superior video image. There are lots of options in selecting the proper IP Video Security Camera and Video Recorder. Use this guide as general information for the IP Video Security System project.

Important Factors in choosing the right IP Security Camera

• Location

• Main Field of View

• Lighting conditions at night

• Resolution Requirements

• Aesthetics and Form Factor

IP Cameras will provide enhanced monitoring of your video security system with much higher resolution than traditional analog cameras. Higher resolution means better clarity and details in the camera views with the capability to post-record zoom into critical areas with a much wider view reaching up to 90 degrees.

Location

Outdoor cameras are contained inside a weather-proof housing able to withstand the temperatures and moisture of the outdoor environment. Both dome-style and bullet-style cameras are used at outdoor facilities and home security.

Indoor cameras tend to be smaller and lighter and are not weatherproof.

Both types of cameras can have infrared night vision capabilities if required.

Mounting Location. Consideration of the camera mounting location is decided by first and foremost probably the most optimal view from the camera. Secondarily, but in the same way important, the ability to run cabling to the positioning and also the security of the camera. Cameras get stolen and you are able to sneak through to them if placed in the wrong location.

Kinds of Video Surveillance Cameras

The camera selection depends upon several factors including the form and form factor of the camera. Dome cameras or Bullet-Style Cameras are typically the most popular today and each offer essentially the exact same lens and video compression circuitry, so it is a matter of personal choice in packaging.

There are many choices whenever choosing a surveillance camera style:

Location - Will it be intrusive? Can it be tampered with? Best Viewing Angle?

Infrared Requirements - Bullet-style cameras are available in longer IR lengths (up to 400 feet)

Deterrence Factor - Many times the mere spotting of video cameras will deter a protection situation. How well are you wanting the cameras to be observed? Deter or Discrete?

Bullet Cameras tend to be put in areas needing higher intensity Infrared and have larger lens for an extended Field of View. Bullet Cameras must be placed out of reach because they are not vandal-proof devices.

Dome Cameras are the most typical camera package and are discrete and could be positioned on drop-ceiling tiles very effectively. The dome camera emerges in vandal-proof packages that can be put in just about any location without concern with theft or damage.
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