In order to capture high quality CCTV cameras you need a high quality video recorder, many of the older cctv recorders sold on eBay and at cheaper CCTV retailers do not record very high quality. We have made a video showing the different recording resolutions available today.
|CIF||352 X 288|
|D1||704 x 576|
|960H||960 x 576|
|720p HD||1280 x 720|
|1080p HD||1920 x 1080|
|3 Megapixel||2048 x 1536|
CIF is the lowest quality resolution giving 352 x 288 Pixel recordings
D1 is the next highest with a pixel resolution of 704 x 576, this is the highest quality available on the majority of low cost DVR's found online
960H is the highest analog resolution available today, giving a wide-D1 image of 960 x 576 pixels
720p is classed as half- HD, giving a 1280 x 720 pixels wide screen image.
1080p is Full HD, this is the same resolution as broadcast by the BBC and Sky HD 1920 x 1080 pixels
3 Megapixel - This is higher than 1080P giving 2048 x 1536 pixels and is only available for IP cameras, cameras up to 8 Megapixel are available, call us for details.
Below is a video showing CCTV recordings made at different resolutions, play in full screen 1080 HD to see the reality of CCTV recording quality anbd how it affect the images you capture