Closed circuit television systems are used all around the world to provide security and safety solutions for a wide variety of properties. Since the invention of these systems CCTV technology has come a long way. Many different options exist on the market, making it difficult to find the solution that you need. In order to help you pick out the right commercial CCTV system for your property we have created this quick guide of what to look for in a system.
Commercial CCTV System Features
When you buy a CCTV system for your commercial property you are going to want to make sure it has all of the features you need. You cannot add most features onto a system later on. Here are some of the features you will find in the best commercial CCTV systems and that you might need:
- HD Quality Video
- Night Vision
- Remote Viewing/Controlling
- Alarms or Analytics for Motion
- Vandal Proofing
Trusted Brand Name
CCTV systems are a necessary but large investment. You don’t want to waste your time with a bad brand that has a higher chance of breaking down the road. Look at lists of top commercial CCTV system brands and use that to make your choice.
At Precision Security Australia we like to use Hikvision CCTV systems. Hikvision is well-known in the security industry and used by installers around the world.
A Great CCTV System Warranty
Commercial CCTV systems are just like any other electronic product, they can always breakdown or malfunction. As long as you get a quality CCTV brand this should be rare. Even with breaking down and malfunctioning being rare, you will want to be prepared in case it does happen. Look for a commercial CCTV system with a great repair warranty.
An industry standard warranty is for 1 year. That being said, if you find a good CCTV brand, you can find longer warranties. Some warranties can last several years.
Look For Commercial CCTV Systems With Good Reviews
Everything that you read on a manufacturer’s website or on packaging is great for learning how a CCTV system should operate. Just because that is how the system should operate though, doesn’t mean it works. Before buying any product, you should always read reviews. It is help to get people’s views on how a system works in the real world.
There are three places that you can turn to to get reviews. The most popular option is to browse websites like Amazon, Frys, Best Buy, and New Egg to find real reviews. Sites like this moderate reviews regularly. Another option for finding reviews is to go to tech websites that offer in depth reviews of products. A last option for finding reviews is to visit YouTube and watch people use the products. Many YouTube channels exist to review tech products, some of them are even specifically for CCTV cameras and security products.
Professional CCTV Camera Installation
Anytime you buy a product like the best commercial CCTV camera systems, you should invest in professional installation. It helps to ensure that everything works right from the beginning. For businesses in the greater Melbourne area, the best option for security camera installation is Precision Security Australia.
At precision Security we have the experience and training to ensure you get a top quality CCTV camera system. We also offer free on-site evaluations and demonstrations of the CCTV camera products we use, such as Hikvision cameras.
We hope that this article helps you to pick out the best CCTV system for your property. Keep in mind that no one system is right for every application. If you are in the Melbourne area, Call Precision Security today to start the process of having commercial security cameras installed on your property.