Basic Components of a CCTV System
- Security Cameras
- Cabling / Wiring
- Network Video Record Recorder (NVR)
- Storage (Hard Drives)
CCTV systems are complex. A functioning CCTV system, offering full property coverage around the clock, requires a network of compatible commercial security cameras, ample storage, proper cabling and even power. Thankfully, surveillance doesn’t have to be difficult. Keep reading to see the equipment and components you’ll need to get your IP surveillance system up and running.
Commercial Security Cameras
The most important parts of business security camera systems are, of course, the security cameras. Commercial security cameras capture footage of everything that happens in and around a facility, then sends footage to recorders, monitors, and mobile devices. Security cameras come in a variety of hardware types for different camera installation service needs.
Which security cameras are right for your system depends on your individual needs and budget; are you placing them indoors or outdoors? Is 1080P a large enough resolution? Will they be able to see and record video efficiently in low-lighting? Are they placed with adequate field of view, or will a PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) camera be necessary? These are all important questions to be considered when choosing security cameras for your CCTV camera installation project.