Advantage and Disadvantage of CCTV

What is a wireless CCTV?

Wireless CCTV has no cable connection. The monitoring is done through an IP network. The data can be accessed through computers and smart phones


CCTV, short form of Close Circuit Television is one of the recent trends of in the technology. It has become an inevitable tool in monitoring and security. Furthermore, it was used in shopping malls and businesses for

CCTV is an important tool of security in Singapore. Many people have realized the importance of installing a CCTV. If you decide to install a CCTV for your home or business, you must choose for a best cctv camera. You must decide if you want a wireless or wired CCTV. Before deciding, you have to know what wireless CCTV is and what are its pros and cons.

What are the advantages of wireless CCTV?

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1.Easy and inexpensive to set up

It takes just 10-30 min to install a wireless CCTV. There is no need or digging and drilling to install the cables. These steps are not needed for a wireless CCTV because it can be easily connected to a power adapter and network cable,

2.No wires and no tangles

As for wireless camera, only power adapter is needed. These days there are too much wires and cables all over a home. There are wires for TV, computers and all other electric gadgets. Wires all over a room can get tangled with each other.

3.Compact size

 Wireless cameras are compact in size. They are easy to carry and not heavy. They can be concealed in a corner or in shelves.


Wireless cameras can be installed even in high places because you need no switch boards and other outlets.

5.Reduced maintenance

Cable maintenance is one of the important costs incurred in wired CCTV. You can save the cost and time spent for cable maintenance. The line leasing costs are also saved.

6.Retrieval of videos

It is easy to retrieve the videos stored from IP cameras. You have scope of remote access to the data with smart devices You can also view live footage on your phone.


Wireless CCTV is the best option for motion detection. It records every single movement and when you have live footage, you are assured of more security. It also have night vision function for night time.


The coverage of IP cameras in wireless CCTV vary depending upon the price and model. There are cameras that can receive signals from up to 10 miles or more. You have the option of choosing a camera to suit your needs and your budget.

9.Storage Option

You can purchase a SD card (minimum 16 GB-128GB)

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-NVR(Network Video Recorder) to store your video footage into hard disk.

-Cloud Storage

What are the disadvantages of wireless CCTV?

  • Disruption of signals – This is the major con. Wireless IP cameras operate on one specific frequency. The chances of the signals getting disrupted are high if there are other networks like internet or microwaves.
  • Risk of hacking – If the camera is not secured properly, there might be the risk of hacking.
  • Professional help – If there is any problem, you need the help of a professional technician to fix it. 
  • Quality of images – The video may not be of high quality because of disruptions.

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You may contact or visit us to let us know your requirements and your site condition, and then we will provide you the professional consultation on CCTV camera system. You can also request an obligation free site survey, our installer will visit your place and discuss with you on site.

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