Installing your wide-angle camera properly is as important as choosing the right security camera, as it determines whether you can make full use of the wide-angle camera. Here are a few useful tips to help you get the best view.
1. Determine where to install the camera
You should choose the area that needs the most coverage, such as doorways and high-traffic areas. It’s important to choose the right height. A lower position may expose the camera to any intruders while a higher position will make installation more difficult.
Also, if you have multiple security cameras, remember not to install them too close. Or, they may affect each other’s performance.
Once you have decided where to install your wide-angle camera, make sure to check for obstructions like trees or buildings that could obstruct the view of the camera.
2. Install the wide-angle camera properly
Next, it’s time to mount your wide-angle camera. You will need to decide whether you want a wall mount or ceiling mount option, which depends on your space requirements and preferences.
If ceiling mounting is required, make sure there is enough clearance between any objects and that there isn’t any interference with other fixtures and wiring in the area. If you prefer wall mounting, use appropriate anchoring materials such as screws or studs and make sure they are securely fastened into place.
3. Test and adjust the camera’s angle
After your wide-angle camera has been installed and configured properly, you need to test each component thoroughly to ensure the camera can function properly. Remember to focus on its viewing angle, image/video quality, pan-tilt-zoom ability, night vision capability, etc.
Make sure the important area is covered and the wide-angle camera can provide clear images in all conditions. To achieve optimal monitoring, adjust viewing angles and lens focal length until you find what works best for your particular situation. Once everything runs correctly, you can enjoy the peace of mind offered by the wide-angle security camera.