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Thursday, June 27, 2013

CCTV 101

CCTV 101

Have you ever felt that your business was not that secure because you were not there to watch it? Well, there are a lot of persons who have that same dilemma and are doing something about it. They are installing CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras. These cameras are a high tech solution should you be out to get something and keep your house or your business safe.

One of the things that these cameras offer is that it enables the law enforcement agencies to identify criminals who are committing serious crimes. The pictures being captured are kept inside a secure memory bank or video tape where it can be easily retrieved later on to see the faces of those who made the heinous crime. It also aids the judges and the court of law to hand down the penalty of a crime because it proves the guilt of a person without any reasonable doubt.

Pricing is an issue that most potential buyers have to deal with. This is because some cameras are priced high because of the many features it has while others are relatively cheap because it only has the key features of the camera. To be able to know which camera you will need, it is best to know what kind of place you will put the camera on. If it is a huge establishment or a large scale business, you should invest in the latest CCTV camera technology. Even though it may be a bit expensive, the security it provides will protect the entirety of your business as it allows for many locations to be placed with cameras and a huge memory bank for all the video it takes. If you have a small scale business or want to protect your own home, invest in a reasonably priced CCTV. It may not have all the features of the expensive cameras but it will afford you the same protection.

Location is important when you place your cameras. Make sure that it covers a wide space of your home or business and ensures that the photos captured will not be obstructed by anything. For example, ensure that the counter will have a lot of cameras pointed to it to be able to capture the face of the culprit in different angles to provide more detailed pictures of the criminal should it even be attacked. It can also be place inside your house or on the porch with motion sensors. This allows you to save on memory because it activates only when there is someone who is moving around. This will definitely be a plus when you are on a vacation and want to keep your house protected while you are away.


There are still more stuff about CCTV cameras that you will need to think about when you buy it. But the things stated here are the general points that all of the buyers must consider before getting one. If you are still unsure, talk to your local electronic store who provides such service and learn more to be able to know which camera will be a good fit for your needs.