What type of Security Cameras do you need?
Choosing the right security cameras for a particular application is an important step in designing a CCTV surveillance system, especially if you want that system to actually be an effective crime solving tool, rather than simply a deterrent. If you are in the market for such a system and you are not sure what type of cameras you should be looking at, hopefully this article will help.
Voltage & Amperage Guide for your CCTV Cameras
If the proper power is not supplied to your CCTV equipment, it can cause it to lose signal or in some cases cause your camera(s) to fry! Two essential things to consider include Voltage and Amperage (you also want to keep in mind loss of power like Voltage Drop).
Analog vs. IP Technology
The following diagrams depict the basic setup of an analog camera system and a network-based, or IP camera system.