How to Select a Wireless CCTV System A closed circuit television security system, or CCTV system, uses a surveillance camera to monitor your home or business. It sends the images to a recording monitor or device so you can review it. Although the CCTV system has traditionally been used by government agencies and large corporations, it has become more and more common for personal use. You can purchase a wireless CCTV system, have your home or office continuously monitor and view it from anywhere. Another advantage is that you don't have the large number of cables to hookup to the equipment. Choosing a CCTV Wireless Security Your first step in choosing a CCTV wireless security system is to figure out where you're placing the system. If you're placing the camera system outside, then you want a system with night vision and weatherproof features. If you're planning to record various areas, then you'll need multiple cameras. Second, decide how long you want the system to record video and how long you want the recordings stored. This information is important because not all systems are the same. Some cameras do not save recordings or record continuously. Another aspect to consider is the Wi-Fi camera range versus another range: the Wi-Fi camera range has an average of 500 magnitude of distance. Make sure to conduct research on all of the different types of wireless camera system options available. Conduct a general search online for CCTV security systems to get an understanding about what features are offered. Ask your family and friends about CCTV security systems they've used in the past and their experiences. Also, read customer reviews on the systems to find out about other people's experiences. Next, investigate the companies offering the CCTV wireless security. Each security company offers different packages, which are comprised of various features like video monitoring and/or viewing options on your mobile device. Companies should offer a 30-day guarantee return policy. A wired CCTV security system is more expensive and harder to install than the wireless version. There are no power cords and camera wires to trip over as you walk around your house or business. The wireless CCTV security system is easy and quick to install and can be completed by the homeowner or employer. Regardless of the location you're securing and the type of features you want, make sure that the system has everything you need. Also, double check the company and its history with customers. You want to get the best security system for your money.