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Your First Home Security System – Part 1: IP Camera Types

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Hikvision DS-2CD2032-I

Concerned about crime in your area? Does your home contain valuables that you’re unhappy leaving unattended? Simply looking for a little additional peace of mind that your property and family are secure? Then installing your first home security system may be the right move. In the first part of this multi-part series, we’ll be looking at the different IP camera types available, and wade through some of the most common designs and their features in order to identify some of the key things you need to consider when deciding what set-up is right for you home.


ACTi D Series: Dome Cameras

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

ACTi’s D Series of IP CCTV comprises mainly of dome cameras, both indoor and outdoor models.

The indoor range includes cameras at 1MP, 1.3MP, 2MP or 3MP, depending on the quality of image you require. They are available with either a fixed or varifocal lens with optional day/ night functionality for recording even at low light.



The outdoor range is smaller but still quite comprehensive. They are available in either 1MP or 3MP with a fixed or a varifocal lens.


ACTi D71





You may also find this table helpful in selecting the right camera for your security application:

1 MP

1.3 MP



Fixed lens

Varifocal lens



Day/ Night













Brand-New Brand: Hikvision

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Hikvision is a leading supplier of video surveillance and another new manufacturer to the use-IP webshop!


Hikvision products currently available from use-IP:

Hikvision DS2CD2012


Hikvision DS-2CD2012-I Camera – a 1.3 megapixel mini bullet network camera with true day/night function, IP66 rated housing and HD video output.

Hikvision DS-2CD8264F-EIZ Camera – a 1.3 megapixel IR bullet network camera with H.264, MPEG4 and MJPEG compression, an IP66 rated housing and an IR range of up to 30m.

Hikvision DS-2CD8253F-EIZ Camera – a 2 megapixel IR bullet network camera with HD 720p realtime video recording, a true day/night function and an IP66 rated housing.


Hikvision DS2CD8264F-EIZ


Hikvision DS-2CD8254F-EIZ Camera
– a 3 megapixel IR bullet network camera with full HD 1080p real-time video recording, an IP66 rated housing and an IR range of up to 30m.

Hikvision DS-2CD7254F-EIZ


Hikvision DS-2CD7153-E Camera – a 2 megapixel mini dome network camera with H.264, MJPEG, MPEG4 compression, a day/night auto switch and an IP66 and vandal-proof housing.

Hikvision DS-2CD7254F-EIZ


Hikvision DS-2CD7254F-EIZ Camera – a 3 megapixel outdoor dome network camera with full HD 1080p real time recording, a motorised VF lens and an IP66 and vandal-proof housing.

Avigilon dome camera launched

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Avigilon have announced a new range of vandal-resistant megapixel dome cameras.

These new Avigilon HD colour/mono domes will be available in 1, 2, 3 and 5 mpix camera models as per their current HD body camera range.

There will also be a range of variants with built-in IR LEDs for night-time illumination.

We’re anticipating that these new products will deliver a great new value proposition; as VR domes they include the camera, lens and outdoor housing all in a single easy-to-install, POE-enabled, IP camera package.

Just as soon as the full information and datasheets become available we’ll add these fantastic new products into our IP CCTV shop.

ACTi Network Cameras and Software Added

Monday, August 4th, 2008

We’ve just added ACTi’s megapixel dome camera (ACM-7411) and bullet camera (ACM-1231) into our webshop.

They’re offering FREE recording software (NVR Enterprise) for use with up to 16 cameras – if you’re looking for a new IP camera system for a home or small business requirement this could be a real deal-maker!!!

Please click the hyperlinks above to visit the product pages on our website. There’s a datasheet for each product which you can download from the datasheet link on each product page.

If you have any queries on the ACTi products, or perhaps Application Queries about how to use these or any other IP Video products, then please drop by our IP CCTV Forum and add your questions there, don’t be shy, it’s free to ask and we won’t bite ……