Comparison chart

Which wired system should I choose?

Selecting the right type of system depends on your coverage needs and budget. For some, a smaller system with a surveillance camera or two provides the security they require. Others may need more cameras spread over several locations. Scroll down for a side-by-side comparison to help with your buying decision.

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DVR

Digital Video Recorder

No Monthly Fees

Camera Technology

Wired BNC 1080p - 4K

Camera Power

Combination of AC Power Adapter(s) & BNC Coaxial (1 per 4 cameras)

Cable Type

BNC Coaxial Cable installation required

Max Cable Length

Up to 160 Ft. Camera may need its own power supply

CCTV

True Closed-Circuit Video Security

Viewing

Local Viewing – TV/Monitor via HDMI Remote Viewing – Smartphone, Tablet or Computer Internet required for remote viewing

Motion Alerts

Smart Home

Works with Google Assistant

Storage

Pre-Installed Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

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NVR

Network Video Recorder

No Monthly Fees

Camera Technology

Wired IP - 4K

Camera Power

Power over Ethernet (PoE) (1 cable solution)

Cable Type

Ethernet Cable installation required

Max Cable Length

Up to 1000 Ft. Camera may need its own power supply

CCTV

True Closed-Circuit Video Security

Viewing

Local Viewing – TV/Monitor via HDMI Remote Viewing – Smartphone, Tablet or Computer Internet required for Remote Viewing

Motion Alerts

Smart Home

Works with Google Assistant

Storage

Pre-Installed Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

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