Choosing Right Security Camera

Security cameras come in all different sizes with a multitude of options. These options can be overwhelming. Nipper Electric has a team of experts with the knowledge and tools to install the perfect security camera for your home. To help you choose the best security camera for your home or office, our experts have created a quick guideline of different security camera options.

Wireless– These cameras don’t need wires to perform, but do often rely on batteries. You’ll have to keep them fully charged to get good security. Benefits include:

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  • Easy Placement
  • Great for Outdoors
  • Easy to Relocate
  • Discreet

Wired– Cameras that are wired need power sources, so they are easy for criminals to spot. A professional experienced electrician can set up a complete security system including outdoor security lights best fit your needs. Benefits include:

  • Great Option for Indoor Security
  • Clearer Pictures
  • More Reliable When Streaming
  • Better Power Source

Black and White/ Color– Security cameras in color are more expensive but the benefits are often worth the costs. These benefits include:

Bullet camera– Great for ceiling and wall mounting, bullet shaped cameras provide basic security. Since these cameras don’t usually zoom in or move, they’re great for

  • Entrances
  • Porches
  • Backdoors
  • Garage Entrances

Pan/Tilt/Zoom– For extra security, it’s great to have a camera that can pan, zoom or tilt. Your trusted electrician in Virginia Beach can install and set up a PTZ camera to perfectly fit your needs. Benefits include:

  • Cover larger areas
  • Get different angles
  • Move direction

Combining these capabilities can make one camera do the job of many. Plus, pan tilt zoom cameras or PTZs can be controlled remotely or preprogrammed.

Wide Angle– A wide angle lens camera can capture a lot of movement over larger areas. This means you can have one camera that does the work of several cameras. Benefits include:

  • Use Fewer Cameras
  • Covers Large Areas
  • Catch Movement Up to 40 Feet Away
  • Great for Backyards

Night Vision– One of the top times for crime is when everything is dark. Night vision cameras use LED to capture video in dark areas. They are great for:

  • Backyards
  • Windows
  • Shaded Areas
  • Remote Storage Units
  • Remote Areas of the Home

NipperElectric-Logo6No matter what kind of security camera you choose Nipper Electric is here to answer your questions and provide mounting and installation services. Call us today at 757-842-1710 or make an appointment online. Get your home secured today.