By installing a security camera, you will protect your home and keep your family safe. In this article, we share with you the different steps to install the right camera in your home.
How to install a home security camera?
Installing a security camera will undeniably increase the level of protection within your home. However, given the many models and options that exist on the market, you can quickly find yourself lost and make the wrong choice. To help you choose the perfect security camera for your home, we have decided to help you by sharing with you in this article the different steps to follow for a successful installation.
How to install a remote surveillance camera?
There are different steps to follow to install a surveillance camera. This will allow you to determine where the camera will be installed according to the desired viewing angle and where it will be powered. Then, it will be necessary to prepare all the necessary tools: screwdriver, drill, dowels, screws and power cables. Then, you will have to configure the network, that is to say check the connectivity so that the camera can connect to the internet. Then you can mount the camera, making sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
At this point in installing your security camera, you will need to connect the power and network cables to the camera and to the video recorder or router. Then, you will need to use a computer or mobile device to access the camera setup interface and configure basic settings like video resolution, username and password. Finally, you can start the test phase of your camera. This will be to ensure that it works properly and returns clear images.
How to choose a security camera?
The choice of a security camera cannot be made at random. Several criteria must be taken into account. First, focus on image resolution. It will indeed be necessary to be sure that the camera offers a high enough resolution to produce clear and sharp images. A resolution of at least 1080p should do fine for home use.
If you plan to monitor your home at night, check that the camera has night lighting or infrared night vision. It will also be necessary to check that the camera is easy to connect to your Wi-Fi network which will allow you to access it remotely, whether through a web browser or a mobile application.
Also consider the issue of recording storage. To do this, check the different options available to you (microSD card, cloud storage). Also find out about the additional functions that your camera is capable of offering (motion detection, facial recognition, real-time notification, etc.).
Finally, remember to opt for a security camera that respects your budget. The prices of surveillance cameras sometimes vary drastically depending on the models, brands and features.