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Digital Recording

Dedicated Micros

The Worlds best selling digital CCTV recorder

Dedicated Micros Systems

The CCTV digital age has really arrived.

More and more people are moving to DIGITAL BASED CCTV Systems over the conventional analogue VCR based systems. The benefits of using a digital system, is that it allows the user to replace their switching unit, monitor and time-lapse recorder with one centralized system, which they can access and control from several locations. Because the system is automated, one does not have to swap or replace any videocassette tapes, allowing minimum intervention from the system controller.

These systems can record video images on the HDD, depending on capacity, for several weeks. A digital system allows the user to instantly retrieve relevant data. There is no longer a need for screening through hours of videotape to find a single frame of video. Data is stored in a database, which can be searched, by camera, time, date, alarm-activation or motion. This saves the user time in identifying the target.
Even at the most basic level digital video images are superior to video recorded on analogue systems. Sharp, crisp images are stored which can be viewed over and over again without image deterioration.

Yet another advantage of digital systems is their flexibility of recording modes. Recording can be done by schedule (i.e. time or date), alarm activation or via smart motion detection.

Faster retrieval times - No more plodding through hours and hours of videotape. Utilising digital CCTV, users can instantly retrieve video. Users can rapidly search events by time, date, location and camera. Less storage space required - Users might set the system to record when motion or other pre-defined events are detected - so there's no wasted "dead taping". Video is then compressed and efficiently stored to a PC's hard drive.

Archiving - Important information can be archived to FDD, HDD, CD-R or DVD for later retrieval. Higher image quality - Digital CCTV provides unbeatable quality. Digital video can be easily enhanced and copied over and over without losing its original quality. Better quality - Digital Video Recording provides much sharper better quality images to aid in evidence and image recognition. No Tapes - with analogue systems tapes need to be replaced regularly, but digital storage media has an almost unlimited lifetime. Immune to noise - Digital systems are less affected by noise than analogue systems. Transmit and retrieve stored data - Across town or across the world, video images can be remotely viewed, easily saved, retrieved, displayed, copied, printed faxed and e-mailed. Less Obsolescence - Most systems’ software is upgradeable which extends the systems’ lifetime.

For further information on our range of digital recorders please call us on:
Tel. 028 7032 6166 N. Ireland