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For you to address your security concerns, you can always install a dome camera or two. These dome cameras are perfect for business and home use and give you 360 degree vision. As a bonus, you can get a speed dome camera packed with high-end features like improved resolution for crisp images. If you go online, you can a new or even a used dome camera to save money.
How To Select A Quality Dome Camera A dome camera is an infrared camera that is used in surveillance and is positioned in a strategic location to capture all movements within an area. These infrared cameras can be mounted and suspended from a ceiling or wall with a bracket. The position of an infrared security camera will depend on what it is being used for and on the required view. The dome camera is named that way because it is inside a transparent dome which is usually tinted to hide its position. Dome cameras have different forms like IP or analog, mobile or fixed. An infrared camera inside a dome can focus, rotate, or tilt. There are thermal cameras with night vision and there are those with infrared illuminators that can only be used during daytime. If you wish to install some dome cameras in your home or office, there are some things to consider in making your choice. The first thing to check is the camera's resolution. You want a high TVL or television lines of resolution. This is the measurement of the horizontal resolution and it has to be over 460 TVL to be considered a high resolution camera. The next thing to consider is the image sensor being used in the infrared security camera. The top technologies used in the image sensors of infrared cameras are charge-coupled devices or CCDs and complementary metal oxide conductors or CMOCs. Either of these sensors will work well for all types of surveillance. You also want to compare the optical and digital zoom features of the cameras as this is important in choosing a high speed dome camera. You want a powerful optical zoom especially if you wish to cover a wider area like a parking lot or the lobby of a building. Finally, you want to check the camera's day and night function because you want a clear view at any time of the day. If you are looking for a camera for outdoor surveillance then it needs to have a high resolution with a wide dynamic range function and infrared features. This type of speed dome camera captures clear images even in pitch black areas or in overly bright areas. If security is your concern and you know next to nothing about cameras then it may be a good idea to consult an expert. You can also conduct a research on your own online comparing reviews of various camera brands. Make sure the camera you choose fits your security needs to make your investment worth it.
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