How Much Megapixel Do You Need?

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 08, 2011

When selecting one's next recorder, a critical question for existing analog camera users will be: How much megapixel do you need? Answer wrong and your system could be handicapped for years. The lower the percentage the greater the success of HDcctv and incumbent DVR manufacturers; The higher the percentage, the stronger the need to migrate to more flexible options.

Limitations on Some Recorders

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