CCTV, commonly referred to as stand alone camera systems, is a vital part of security for many homes and businesses in need of a video surveillance package. There are several types of camera systems and it is important to have a basic understanding of these type systems, especially when comparing quotes. Many companies can provide a lower quote by cutting the quality of camera lens, camera housing, recording device and memory as well as the brand of equipment and warranty offered.
- Analog Systems
- HD (High Def) over Coax/Analog
- IP (Internet Protocol)
Analog CCTV or video surveillance Systems are the old lower quality systems. These are often seen on the news where a robbery took place in a store and the video looks very choppy, blurred and sometimes black and white. These are outdated systems in today’s high technology world. Smart Home Protection does not sell these low quality video surveillance systems.