Why Wasn’t It Recording!

  Continuing on from the post Don’t let your being slack set them free, the CCTV system not recording at the time of an incident is the second most common reason we don’t get useable footage. Check it’s recording every week You would be amazed how many systems I have been called out to do […]

Check the video compression. Not all cameras have the same image quality for the same bandwidth.

All security surveillance digital recording devices use some form of video compression to reduce the amount of storage required. An uncompressed video signal requires 158Mbps for a standard definition video camera and much more for HD or Mega Pixel cameras. How the camera manufacture compresses this varies from brand to brand. With H.264 being the […]