CCTV systems have many components with a variety of functions, features, and specifications. Key components include cameras, lenses, data distribution, power, and lighting, among others.
Basic CCTV Components. The three basic components of all CCTV security systems are the camera, the monitor, and the cable. While other supplemental components may be added into more complex systems, the camera, monitor and video cable form the core of all CCTV security systems. The camera is the eye of the system.
Camera Channels – NVRs (Network Video Recorders) and DVRs (Digital Video Recorders) come in various sizes. Typically you will see these systems in 4, 8, 16 and 32 channel (camera) systems. Having 16 channels will allow you to have 16 cameras on one system. This means you can record 16 cameras on one system.
- It is actually hidden.
- Cannot be a scare-crow.
- Extra care.
- Proper power supply.
- The perfect place.
- Camera mount.
- Video amplifiers and splitters.
- Cables, wires and connectors.