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Camera Buying Guide


Correct camera choice is critical to a good CCTV system. Many of the specifications traditionally used to compare different cameras are totally wrong. In this section of the buyers guide we are going to discuss some of the key things to consider when choosing which camera is right for your application and we are going to help you avoid common mistakes.

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A problem with cameras from Swann, Maplins, Costco, Screwfix or ebay

A problem with cameras from Swann, Maplins, Costco, Screwfix or ebay

To demonstrate the problem our M.D. stood naked in front a Swann CCTV camera typical of the type sold by these places. The results are shocking in more ways than one...

There is a serious point to the video and it highlights the most common mistake people make when choosing a CCTV system.