The Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security camera is the device used to film a desired area and pass the information in digital or analogue format to a multiplexer or recorder. The decision as to which type of camera to use depends on its location environment and the type of subject being monitored:
- Mono – Best suited to poor light conditions, enabling increased image definition.
- Colour – Best suited to good light conditions (daytime or indoor) where image clarity is important.
- Lenses – There are a wide variety of lenses to choose from with wide angle and zoom capability for distant objects or wide views.
- Cameras – There are Dome, Covert, Fixed, - Pan, Tilt & Zoom (PTZ), all have their particular uses for specific security situations.
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