Difference Between Wired, Wireless, and Wire-Free Security Cameras

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Are you looking to secure your home or workplace? One of the first steps you need to take is to install a security camera. Nowadays, the market has a lot of options to offer, ranging from a wired security camera to a wireless security camera and even a wire-free security camera.

This why, choosing the right security camera can be a difficult process. To make the task easy for you, we will discuss each option and weigh their pros and cons so that you can make an informed decision.

Wired Security Camera

As suggested by their name, wired security cameras are traditional security cameras that require cables for power, internet connection, and video transmission. The cables connect the security camera to a recorder, which then connects to your router.

Pro: Reliability

Owing to the physical connection between the camera, recorder and router, wired security cameras are not prone to interference from wireless signals.

Con: Difficult Installation Process

Wired security cameras need to be connected to your home’s electrical system. Thus, the process of installing a wired security camera can be challenging as it requires running and connecting multiple cables.

Wireless Security Cameras

Wireless security cameras are an excellent alternative to wired security cameras. With a wireless security camera, the video and audio signal is transmitted via the internet to a receiver that is connected to your viewing and recording device.

Pro: Easy Installation

Since wireless cameras are connected to the Wi-Fi, there is no need to set up and connect cables from the recorder to the camera, thereby making the installation procedure significantly easy.

Con: Dependent on Internet Connectivity

A wireless camera needs to maintain a strong signal and connection to your Wi-Fi to capture and transmit footage. If the connection gets disrupted, your wireless security camera will not be able to transmit feed to your viewing device, which can compromise your household’s security.

Wire-Free Security Cameras

Wire-free security cameras operate by transmitting security footage wirelessly to your viewing device. These cameras run on battery-operated systems and therefore do not require any wires or cables for installation. The absence of cables and wires makes the system extremely adaptable and you easily set them up wherever you want.

Pro: Cloud Storage

Wire-free security cameras can directly transmit your video and audio footage to the cloud where it can be safely recorded and stored.

Con: Batteries need to be Recharged

The main limitation of a wire-free security camera is that its batteries need to be charged periodically. However, the batteries do not have to be charged very often and can last for up to a month on a single charge.

Security cameras can significantly improve your home and workplace’s security and deter burglars from breaking into your property. Eagle Security Solutions provide a wide range of security cameras throughout London that will keep you and your loved ones safe. You can contact our team to learn more about the variety of products and services we offer.

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