VIDEO SURVELLANCE CAMERAS
Cameras come in different shapes and sizes. Know that this in itself does not affect the picture quality. The shape rather should be looked at in terms of cosmetics, convenience of installation and camera placement. Two cameras with different housings and similar components should perform no different if constructed properly.
Dome cameras typically are the best choice whenever possible. When the camera is within someone’s reach domes cannot be easily manipulated or vandalized. Domes Installs easy in drop ceilings – usually 2 screws. Since a dome has a covered lens the direction the camera is pointing is hidden. Domes can accommodate infra-red for Night Vision
When mounting to a wall or any vertical area. When viewing long distances where a long lens is required, which would not fit inside a dome or bullet camera. When extreme low light conditions are not a consideration
Just as they say, these are meant not to be seen and come in all shapes and sizes from a wall clock to a sprinkler head or smoke detector.
Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Cameras
When you want live control of the camera and adjusting the manual pan, tilt or zoom on a fixed cameras is not practical. When you want to set up a camera to tour the premises. When you want to view several angles from a single camera.