CCTV Installation Advice

CCTV Installation Advice

CCTV installers in London/Kent

CCTV has become the most common security equipment in shops, restaurants, car parks, homes and other places. Big thanks goes to falling prices and easier installation of CCTV systems. CCTV for security has become a popular choice among UK home owners and business owners. However UK customers are still puzzled about how to choose a good CCTV system.

This article explains some of the basic questions that we have about CCTV installation. CCTV is a good defence system against crime, however they can not replace a burglar alarm system. CCTV combined with burglar alarm system works very well.

As far as the cost is concerned, CCTV cameras come with quite confused and different price tags. A basic 5m IR distance camera will cost around £20.00 to £25.00 and a vandal-proof 25m IR distance camera may cost around £120.00. Depending on your requirements, a CCTV system can vary in price.

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Wired CCTV system

These are the most common CCTV system and sometimes can be difficult to run cables. On average a maplin swann CCTV system costs around £300.00 (4 cameras system) and comes as a plug and play system. You do not require any expertise to wire a swann CCTV system, however in some places running cables can be a daunting task.

Wireless CCTV systems

Wireless CCTV systems are the most obvious choice as you don’t need to worry about cable run, however it is subjected to some common problems such as interference, signal lost, wireless signal will not penetrate metal compartments and so on, therefore it is not a very popular option. A simple wireless system can cost around £250.00 for 4 camera system.

IP CCTV cameras

These cameras allow video systems to work via local area network and most IP cameras have high resolution. IP cameras are more like a small computer, they are quite powerful cameras which can work on its own. For example you can connect an IP camera and recording can be done offside. IP cameras will allow you to access the cameras via mobile phones and internet and they are quite high-tech cameras. As far as the price is concerned, they have come quite cheap by increasing competition and falling manufacturing cost. An average IP camera price starts from £90.00 to £3000.00, depends on its features.

Are you looking for CCTV installation advise or  a CCTV installation quote, please contact us.

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