What are the different types of CCTV?
Currently there is 6 main technologies that are mainstream on the ever expanding CCTV market which is D1 CCTV, 960H CCTV, HD-CVI CCTV, AHD CCTV, HD-SDI Digital CCTV, IP Digital CCTV. Sounds confusing ? Please see the main 5 technologies below.
D1 Analogue CCTV
Analogue Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) systems provide cost effective video surveillance with a wide range of options. CCTVAustralia offers a wide variety of analogue video solutions to fit the most meager budget. The analogue systems we offer are considered reliable due to our product testing & knowledge. Picture quality-Analogue CCTV is termed as D1 which is a phrase for 704 x 480 resolution
Cost – Analog systems generally have the lowest cost for most applications but is limited by it’s resolution.
Cameras – More variety of cameras from infrared (IR) to standard domes to fit every need. Cameras can be mixed and matched from different vendors without compatibility issues.
Proven – Analogue is a time tested and proven solution for video security. It has been the standard for many years and is widely used around the world.
Is the latest advancement in CCTV technology it is termed as the next step up from D1 resolution being 704 x 480. 960H CCTV is still classified as analogue but has 30% more resolution than normal CCTV being 960 x 480 in resolution. 960H is a newer CCTV technology that benefits the customer who still has a budget in mind. 960H will give you that bit extra when it comes to resolution if you are not satisfied with the standard D1 CCTV picture. Please take note that 960H cameras will need a 960H DVR to utilise the extra resolution.
Picture quality-Analogue CCTV is termed as 960H which is a phrase for 960 x 480 resolution
Cost – Analogue 960H systems generally have a lower cost for most applications and is 30% better than standard CCTV.
Cameras – More variety of cameras from infared (IR) to standard domes to fit every need. Cameras can be mixed and matched from different vendors without compatibility issues but take with caution the DVR must be a 960H DVR to see the full benefit of this technology.
Proven – 960H being a newer technology is an advancement of standard CCTV using the analogue principal
Analog High Defintion which has been officially released at the end of 2014. AHD is the newest technology advancement by utilising Analog resolution to the next level of Megapixel Clarity being full analog High Defintion video in a surveillance system. The technology of AHD is to have high definition video using digital TV (DTV) transmission. This technology is now the next step up from 960H as the Cameras & DVR can guarantee the resolution of 720P which is 1 to 1.3 Megapixel cameras in this new format