Using a Camera Kit Package For Home Security

When installing a security system for home use, one of the most cost efficient and easiest ways to do it is to use a security camera kit. Security camera kits are available from many electronics retailers. They are a package of several cameras that are designed to be placed around a home to provide visual surveillance wherever it is required. Because the cameras are packaged together they are guaranteed to work in tandem with one another. This avoids any compatibility issues that might occur with different systems that are connected... Read More »

Upgrading Security Camera Casings

Camera casings are what keep the delicate electronics of a security camera protected from harsh weather conditions, as well as many other outdoor hazards. Without them a camera would not be durable enough to function for more than a few days at best. The standard casings that are installed on security cameras are often up-gradable. With there being many replacement covers, as well as additional encasement options available from retailers. A better casing can not only improve the durability of a security camera, but also help it to function more effectively. A... Read More »

How Price Doesn’t Effect The Lag Time On Cameras

All security cameras have a visual feed that is connected to a recording and display device. But there is a downside to this system, which comes in the form of the camera lag time. Camera lag is the delay between the camera viewing the image and its subsequent recording and visual output on a display device. One of the most surprising things about camera lag is that the cost or quality of the camera doesn’t determine the severity of the lag. Even the most expensive cameras have lag times that amount... Read More »

Features To Look Out For When Buying A New Security Camera

It comes as no surprise that the more money you spend on a camera, the more features it’s likely to have. Of the higher-end features, night vision comes at a high priority as crimes have a tendency to occur after dark. Motion detection is also desirable, but be sure that the sensitivity and range can be adjusted. This helps to stop windblown debris from being picked up by the alarm system unnecessarily. By properly tuning the system, you can also have a text message sent to your phone when motion is detected. The... Read More »

Camera Maintenance Tools

Cameras are only as good as what they can record, so it makes sense that they are kept in an optimal condition, just in case they are unfortunately needed. Make sure the cameras you use are maintained well with the tools listed in this post. Wire Brushes & Wire Wheels If you live in a particularly harsh environment, you may go through quite a few of these at a time. Used to clean thick dirt out of hard to reach areas. Wire brushes are sold for specific applications, and good brushes... Read More »