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Types of Communication Channels in a CCTV Security Camera System

Performance of a CCTV Security Camera SystemCCTV Security Camera System

It has been highlighted again & again on this blog that performance of a CCTV Security Camera is not something which is totally dependent on the camera itself, which means, you cannot give 100 % credit to your favorite camera for its best resolution, and on the other hand you cannot even blame it for the low performance .

The show of CCTV Security Camera System is a team effort and is run by various components/modules in it playing their part and contributing to its overall performance. One such module is communication channel deployed for taking signals from camera at one place to the central monitoring station. We already discussed various types of topology employed in a CCTV System in our previous post for the case when communication channel is optical fiber network for larger distances. But there is more to it. Depending on the distance to be covered, technical expertise, budget available, there are n number of communication channels that can be used to make a CCTV System work in a premises.

TYPES OF CCTV HOME CAMERA SYSTEMS

English: Different Types of Cctv Cameras

English: Different Types of Cctv Cameras (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When it comes to surveillance system of a house, the biggest challenge is to decide on which type of camera to opt for. You may go for an Analogue based security camera system, or an IP based home camera system by evaluating their pros and cons which we discussed in one of our previous posts. But to choose a type of camera is still a big question, as it not only depends on just the cost part of it, but also on the type of application. Below I have tried to specify some of the type of home camera systems with their usage in different applications, which may ease your decision making while choosing a type of camera during installation of video surveillance system in your house.:-