CCTV Dome Camera

CCTV dome camera

For those who are thinking about installing a CCTV dome camera, there are many options available. At the very least, it makes sense to pick a CCTV dome camera that makes use of Sony CCD and which can be of any style and design. You will need to choose to buy such a camera that is able to shoot in black and white or one that takes color pictures. In addition, it is possible to choose between a dome camera that has a fixed lens and also one that has varifocal lenses. Other options include standard and night vision and standard case as well as vandal proof cases.

Internal camera

A CCTV dome camera is basically an internal camera that is also designed to be mounted in the ceiling. There is an exception in the vandal resistant Dome camera which you can mount in the indoors and also in an outdoor locations. When choosing your CCTV dome camera there are certain features to be on the lookout for. These include the ability of the camera to shoot in low light conditions without needing to use infrared technology.

The right kind of lens

It is also important to pick the right kind of lens and in particular one should check out the benefits of using varifocal lenses which allow you to manually adjust the size of the lens as well as the focal length. This will help you to tailor the CCTV dome camera to suit the environment in which it is to be used. Infra red is useful when you need to shoot in complete darkness.

Infrared CCTV cameras

It actually makes a lot of sense to go for infra red CCTV dome camera as this will provide all rounder abilities and can be used indoors when lighting conditions are poor and it will also help to get the best quality images when lighting conditions are akin to near darkness.

It is possible to pick from different CCTV dome camera makes and models. If you are looking for something that is affordable, then you need to pick the Hunt Vandal Resistant CCTV dome camera which will cost approximately 29.98 pounds sterling including VAT. The Hunt Vandal Resistant CCTV dome camera 3.6 mm Lens is slightly more expensive and will set you back about 34.97 pounds sterling including VAT.

There is also the Internal Night Visions 20M IR professional model that costs about 79.97 pounds sterling including VAT. This is a camera that offers many benefits. In most dome cameras it is not possible to direct the lens to the exact spot that you want to monitor. However, with this model it is possible to make the camera face in any direction.

The Topica Day/Night 15M IR Vandal Proof model is also a good option and is available for 149.98 pounds sterling including VAT. This is a wonderful option and is equipped with the best quality 1/3 inch CCD lens that is able to provide 550 TV lines and it also uses infra red LEDs that are very powerful. This option also offers heavy duty usage and is vandal resistant as well.