Hello our Auckland residence and home owners, you probably do not understand all CCTV technical terms but the following help you to understand how CCTV security camera system works at your home, and these terms help you to decide which system works best for your home. After learn basic ideas, I’m sure you will appreciate our really reasonable camera installation quotations. It also helps you to compare our quotes to other CCTV installers.
Analog Camera: BNC/Composite Video connector, RG59/RG6 or composite video wire cabling, connect to internet via DVR
Digital IP Camera: RJ45 connector, CAT5/6 cabling, connect to internet directly, via switch, or POE swich, or via NVR, represents future.
Switch: connect multiple IP camera together, then one line to router, we do not use them.
POE: Power Over Ethernet, switch with DC 12V power supply to IP cameras.
NVR: Network Video Recorder, for IP cameras
DVR: Digital Video Recorder, for analog cameras, we do not use them.
Powerline AV500: Ethernet connection over power sockets / power line, to avoid CAT6 cabling.
12V DC Adaptor: all cameras, DVR, NVR, poe, switch requires 12V DC power input, so we need 230V AC to 12V DC adapters.
AC 230V: do not touch it!
DC 12V: like batteries, you can touch it, and you do not feel it.
CAT5E cabling for analog cameras:.