Wow in today's advancements in technology not only do we have to understand the differences in our CCTV cameras but our DVR / NVR 's as well. While one would think that resolution is specific to the camera that is entirely not true. It has as much to do with the recording device or video management system as well. Follow the link below for an extensive study an this subject but warning it's a little lengthy so if your getting ready to head to the Golf course you might want to save this for later.
If you are a building owner, facilities manager, security director, or anyone else that has had to work with security cameras over the past decade you have seen a lot of changes. DVR, NVR, Hybrid,Tribrid, and other such terms can leave your head spinning. In an effort to make your life better or at least easier we will help explain some of this technology provided from one of our partners. Follow the link below for a summary.
How do you find cameras that perform in cold weather environments? There are a number of things you can do. 1 is research your cameras online most cameras only are listed to about -15 f. If you live in Alaska, the Northwest or Siberia that is not going to cut it. You may find some cameras that will go as low as -40 f but they are few and far between. The best bet you have is step number 2 which is putting your camera in an enclosure with a heater (click here for an example). This will help your camera stay at an ambient temperature year round. Be sure the heater itself is rated to operate in those cold weather conditions also and make sure you use an external power supply to power it. pulling from the cameras power will usually not have enough power. Check out the article below for more info. If you have any more questions leave your information and we will reach out to you with the answers.
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At the Time of this posting I could not find a list of commercial cameras listed for cold weather use. They are out there. You will have to utilize a little homework when shopping.
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