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Advantages of Analog CCTV Systems Over IP

Advantages of Analog CCTV Systems Over IP

Since the introduction of IP systems, more and more people have made the switch from analog to IP. This brings up the question, are there any advantages of using analog over IP? Should we all just move to using an IP system? Although IP systems are touted as being the best, there are still some advantages of using analog CCTV systems over IP. Difference Between Analog & IP An analog system consists of analog cameras that are plugged into a DVR. This DVR is responsible for converting the images that the camera captures into a digital format that can be viewed on a monitor. All...

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Benefits of Using PoE IP CCTV Systems

Benefits of Using PoE IP CCTV Systems

IP CCTV Systems Using PoE 2M CCTV, Beginner Guides to CCTV, CCTV Cameras, Design & Installation, IP Cameras, IP Security Camera Systems, Power Supply, Security Camera Tips, Surveillance Systems, Technical  May 6, 2021  Stephanie In the past, IP systems were favored over analog systems because they performed better and had higher resolutions. But with advances in technology, analog systems have quickly progressed to be on par with IP systems. However, one feature that makes IP CCTV systems one step above analog systems even now is their ability to use PoE. What is PoE? PoE is short for Power over Ethernet. As the name suggests, this technology allows IP CCTV systems to send power and video...

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Digital vs. Optical Zoom for CCTV Cameras

Digital vs. Optical Zoom for CCTV Cameras

When purchasing a security camera, one of the things that must be taken into consideration is the zoom. The zoom greatly affects how much detail you’ll be able to see when playing back footage. If a CCTV camera doesn’t have the zoom capabilities you need, then you might be missing out on capturing important details. There are two different types of zoom, optical zoom and digital zoom, which will produce different results. Digital Zoom For the most part, there are two different types of zoom. The most basic type is digital zoom. With digital zoom, the camera will essentially crop out...

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