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How to install CCTV Camera for Home?
CCTV installation usually has 2 DIY methods. First fully wired system with each camera located in its desired position connected by a cable back to a central control box. The cable is usually a coax cable for video and a power cable. The second method is a wireless system where each camera has an antenna sending it's video back to a central control box. The WiFi cameras still need power though.. Most CCTV systems have Android apps that then allow you to watch video on your mobile device.
Home install is only as complicated as your camera locations. Such as requiring ladders and drills for routing cabling. The systems are usually plug and play. Once connected and powered they are fairly straightforward.
YouTube have loads of installation videos.
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What is CCTV Camera?
A CCTV camera or Closed Circuit Television camera is simply a camera device that connects back to a central control box for displaying it's video output. Most cameras provide colour video during daytime and black and white video at night using infra red light. The camera is powered by a power cable from the control box and the video transmitted via a coaxial cable. The term closed circuit is the connection of the cabling back to the control box.
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