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Hi-Resolution vs. HD


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What is High Resolution?

The highest resolution available for analog CCTV surveillance cameras is 700TV lines. The highest recording resolution is Full D1. All our "Hi-Res" kits offer both of these top performance levels in one easy to install kit.


Hi-Resolution 700TV Line Camera Day & Night Video Sample



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What is HD?

HD or "high Definition" is a term used to describe the resolution provided by digital cameras. They are also called network cameras, IP cameras and megapixel cameras. They provide the highest definition and clearest video on the market. Their resolution is measured in pixels rather than TV lines. The term "HD" is specifically refering to 720p and 1080p resolutions.

As you can see the Hi-Res video sample above and the HD sample below look similar in clarity. Only when the video is pulled to full screen is the difference in the video quality apparent.

HD Video Samples

Use the player controls on the bottom of the video to increase video resolution and to play video in full screen.


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