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Camera Buying Guide

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HD-COAX Cameras

HD-Coax cameras work with coax cables to deliver digital video directly to a DVR (Digital Video Recorder). These cameras are offered by many different manufacturers in various video technologies. CCTV Corp offers models in HD-CVI, 960H & HD-TVI.

Great for UPGRADING

HD-COAX Cameras are great for upgrading older analog cameras becuase they use the same coax cable.

Offer HD 1080p

Newer coax cameras offer HD digital video as opposed to older analog cameras. The result is a clean crisp image.

OSD Menu

These newer cameras allow you to enter the camera menu directly from your DVR to program the camera directly and make adjustments.

Multiplex Cameras

Some HD-COAX cameras offer 4 video formats in one. Like AHD, HD-CVI, HD-TVI and Analog video that is selectable based on your needs.

What you will need

Before choosing or installing your cameras please make sure you have the following items and that you consider your options.


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HD-COAX DOME CAMERAS

Dome style HD-COAX cameras may be used indoors or outdoors. They may be ceiling or wall mounted and are easy to install.

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HD-COAX BULLET CAMERAS

HD-COAX bullet cameras may also be installed indoors or outdoors and require little to no effort to install.

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HD-COAX PTZ CAMERAS

HD-COAX PTZ Cameras allow you to fully control the camera remotley or at the DVR. You can move UP, DOWN, LEFT or RIGHT and Zoom in to any object.

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Power Supply

Each COAX camera needs a power supply to power the camera. Coax cameras typically use 12vDC. If you have older analog cameras you possibly can use your older power supply with new HD-COAX cameras

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Coax Cable & Connectors

With HD-COAX cameras you will need COAX cables with BNC Connectors at the ends of the wire. If you have an existing system with Coax you may be able to use that and simply replace your cameras, otherwise we suggest you purchase the cable.

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DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER

CCTV CORP Digital Video Recorders allow for multiformat cameras to be recorded on one device. Record Analog, HD-CVI and in some cases IP cameras all on the same unit. DVRs are offered in 4, 8, 16 and 32 channel versions.

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IP Security Cameras

IP Cameras offer the highest resolution option for customers. They come in 720p all the way to 20MP. HD-COAX can only do 1080p max currently. IP Cameras are offered in the same models and types as its counterpart but they transmit video and power over one CAT6 network cable as opposed to coax cable.

EASY INSTALLATION

IP Cameras only need one small network wire to transmit video, power and audio. This makes installations less expensive and easier.

UP to 20MP

IP Cameras offer the very best in HD resolution. You are not limited to 2MP like HD-COAX. You can mix and match cameras at different resolutions.

No NVR Needed

IP Cameras are unique in the fact that they can actually operate alone. IP cameras have all the compoants they need to provide video directly to your mobile device or PC withou the need of a recorder.

Future Proof

IP cameras allow you to future proof your camera system. You can always buy ONVIF IP cameras to use with our systems. Your system can grow as needed.

What you will need with each camera

Before choosing or installing your cameras please make sure you have the following items and that you consider your options.


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HD-COAX DOME CAMERAS

IP Dome style security cameras offer various lens sizes, audio support and may be installed indoor or outdoor. These cameras are offered from 720p to 12MP.

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IP BULLET CAMERAS

IP bullet cameras come in economicle fixed lens options or high end 4K models. Bullet cameras are a great option for long range IR coverage.

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HD-COAX PTZ CAMERAS

IP PTZ cameras are a great option for parking lots, open spaces and warehouse applications. You have full control of these cameras on your Mac, PC or Smartphone.

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NETWORK VIDEO RECORDER

We offer a large selection of IP recording devices. Our NVRs come in 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 and even 128 channels. Some models even provide power direct to the cameras.

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POE POWER SUPPLY

POE power supplies look a lot like yout typical home or business internet switch but these POE switches actually provide power to your cameras while also networking them.

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NETWORK WIRE

IP cameras use network wiring to transmit video and get power. We give you the option to purchase pre-made network cables or buy the cable by the box.

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