March 5, 2012

Fake Security Cameras

Fake security cameras make great tools that can be used to fill in "gaps" between real digital video cameras in a digital video security system. Used as a standalone item, fake security cameras can also be a less expensive alternative to the real thing. Security Camera King carries professional-looking fake security cameras that can help you complete a camera array in a real system or simulate a real system without the full expense.
January 24, 2012

Outdoor Ir illuminator

People who aren't otherwise familiar with infrared technology might not have any idea what an outdoor IR illuminator is good for. It helps to have a good working knowledge of why infrared surveillance devices work they way they do. People who aren't as knowledgeable about this area of surveillance might make a few mistakes when purchasing an outdoor IR illuminator device.
January 9, 2012

Video Surveillance Systems

Today video surveillance systems are as technologically advanced as the computer and are priced competitively as a security alarm system. Since most digital video security systems are computer compatible it makes sense that more and more people are using them, instead of simple burglar alarms.
January 9, 2012

CMOS vs CCD

What's the difference, CMOS vs CCD? In the digital video security camera industry there are two types of sensors used to convert light images into (ultimately) electronic images. Those two sensors are the Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor or CMOS and the Charged Coupled Device or CCD. In the following article, we'll take a closer look at each and see how they are both similar and different.
November 1, 2011

24 Vac Power Supply

There are several different types of CCTV (Closed Circuit TeleVision) power supplies. Currently in the digital video security industry there are two basic types of power that are used; 1.) 24 Vac and 2.) 12 v DC. Most digital video cameras utilize a low-voltage power supply so there are not as many potentially dangerous factors to be concerned about as there is if they used full household Alternating Current (AC).