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 »

Camera Heat Condensation, And How To Avoid It

Condensation If the temperature outdoors is high enough and the weather is humid, then condensation can form inside a camera. This will happen when the camera is brought from a hot area to a cooler area, such as bringing the camera indoors after it has been in the heat outside. As mentioned, the condensation will form inside the camera. This means that it has a chance of forming on the inside of the camera lens. This will cause fog to form and prevent the camera from being able to take clear images.... Read More »