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Tech Tuesday: CCTV Components [Infographic]

Tech Tuesday: CCTV Components [Infographic]

It's a sad fact that crime is a common occurrence in our society, especially in a metropolitan area such as Phoenix. Most businesses and individuals recognize the value and importance that installing a cctv security system can have. CCTV is a term that is thrown around a lot, but some may wonder, what exactly is a cctv system? To answer that, check out the informative infographic presented by PeaceForce Security below.


A basic summary of this infographic tells us that CCTV is made up of 3 basic componets:


Security cameras or surveillance cameras, as they are sometimes called can come in various forms. There are several types of resolution, physical shapes and other factors to consider when thinking what cctv cameras to install.


There are 2 basic types of recorders: DVR (Digital Video Recorders) and NVR (Network Video Recorders). The main difference between these two is that a DVR typcially sends the recordings to one camera, where as NVR sends the recordings to a network of cameras.


A wide variety of monitors can be used for a CCTV system. Some popular kinds are LED, LCD and TFT. The quality varies greatly on these so it's best to consult with a qualified representative at Phoenix Surveillance if you're wanting to purchase a monitor for your CCTV system.

In Conclusion

Buying a CCTV system in the Phoenix area doesn't need to be difficult task. At Phoenix Surveillance, we have over 25 years of combined experience in the security field and we'd love to help you choose a security solution that works for you. Don't hesitate, call 602-248-8477 today get a FREE QUOTE, or simply click the link below to request a quote online.