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Indoor & Outdoor Security Cameras

Posted by Gregory DeRouanna on Nov 3, 2020

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If you’re looking to outfit your business or property with security cameras to achieve full property coverage, you’ll likely need both indoor and outdoor security cameras. Installing indoor & outdoor security cameras adds an extra layer of security, comfort, and peace of mind. But what are the differences between indoor and outdoor security cameras?

Which of the two options is better suited to your needs? Here, we share some insights on indoor & outdoor cameras and what options you have when it comes to upgrading your IP or HD-over-Coax security system.


Do you want to keep an eye on the interior or the exterior of your property? The most effective systems deliver a view of both. If you’re going to monitor your kids at home after school or your pets, indoor cameras will do. Outdoor security cameras are more about security surveillance to ensure your property is secure. To ensure full property coverage, setting up a complete system with indoor & outdoor security cameras is recommended.


Outdoor security cameras feature a more durable design with weatherproof and vandal-proof housing, so they can perform reliably in extreme weather and resist damage from natural causes and malicious behavior. Their housings also help make them an excellent visual deterrent.

Indoor cameras are often smaller by comparison, and don’t necessarily need the level of protection needed for outdoor cameras. Both types of cameras should be mounded out of the reach of potential vandals, at a height of 8-9 feet when possible.

Installation and Cost

Installation of indoor and outdoor security cameras depends on what type of cameras or surveillance system you buy. There are DIY and professional installation options. Here at CCTV Security Pros, we feature wireless or wired indoor & outdoor security camera options with plug-and-play DIY installation and unlimited tech support to save thousands of dollars. The only cost involved is buying a complete system, then you can install it yourself and enjoy reliable monitoring at no monthly fees. Make sure that the security camera company you choose has comparable features and services.

Security Camera Appearance

With their smaller size, indoor cameras can fit nearly anywhere, offering unobstructed views without interfering with interior decor. Examples include dome security cameras, infrared bullet night vision cameras, and wireless security cameras. The bigger outdoor security cameras are easy to see and act as a perfect deterrent for intruders in outdoor environments. They include professional box cameras, dome cameras, and PTZ security cameras.

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Top Features of Indoor & Outdoor Security Cameras

When shopping for indoor & outdoor cameras, there are features you need to look out for to ensure reliable surveillance monitoring.

  • High-resolution security cameras - HD, 2K, and 4K video resolution
  • 24/7 video recording, search, and playback
  • Motion detection and live streaming video
  • Remote mobile viewing via smartphones, tablets, and computers
  • Free remote viewing PC software and mobile app
  • Infrared night vision with infrared LED illuminators - 100ft or more in total darkness
  • Motion detection and push alerts and notifications
  • Weatherproof and vandal-proof security camera housing
  • Remote controllability for flexible monitoring from anywhere, anytime
  • Quality digital zooming for long-range viewing
  • Simple plug-and-play setup
  • Simple and capable video recording user interface
  • Quick start guides for easy DIY installation

Get Started at CCTV Security Pros

If you’re looking for commercial-grade indoor/outdoor security cameras or complete surveillance systems to enhance security in your property, reduce inventory shrinkage, or ensure peace of mind when you’re away, CCTV Security Pros has the widest selection of superior surveillance systems. Learn why over 60,000 customers trust us.

Order now and get live free USA tech and installation support, a 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee, free shipping, and a 3-Year warranty on all products. Call 888.653.2288 for help customizing your security system.

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