Using Directional Lighting To Your Advantage With CCTV

The sun is the best source of light available. It makes sense to use it to your advantage when deciding where to set up a camera. Directional lighting from the sun can play a large part in getting the best visibility for your camera. Directional Lighting is the angle in which the sun illuminates an object. But to use it to your benefit you need to consider the cameras positioning. To start off it’s important to know where the sun sets and rises in relation to your cameras vantage point. With this knowledge... Read More »

Weather Protection For Cameras

Cameras are delicately tuned pieces of equipment. It just takes one small crack on a camera lens for the entire vision ability of the camera to be hindered. Its important to know how the weather can cause adverse affects such as this, and to take appropriate measures to avoid any unnecessary damage. A method for protecting your camera is to consider where you are placing it. Is it in a sheltered area? Is it in a place that the wind usually wails through violently? Can you see if there are... Read More »

Wireless Functionality On Cameras

Many CCTV systems operate on a wired system. With physical connections to a computer. This set-up maintains a durable, weather proof connection from camera to computer. Another option to consider, with different advantages, are wireless cameras. The advantages of wireless cameras can be worth the change. A wireless camera can be placed in areas that a wired camera cannot. Because of this a wireless camera could be placed in a unique hiding spot. The camera could even be placed some distance away from the actual area that requires surveillance, extending the surveyed perimeter considerably. This can be useful as it... Read More »