American Wireless Alarm, Inc.
American Wireless Alarm, Inc.


Camera Styles


Ceiling or soffit mount


Ceiling or Soffit Mount


Wall Mount


Pan Tilt Zoom

Wide Dynamic Range

Wide Dynamic Range = WDR allows for multiple exposures to be included on one image.

Back Light Compensation

Back Light Compensation = BLC makes adjustments to exposure when the light in the background is brighter than the targeted subjects.  Reduces silhouette images.

Lens Size

Standard camera most often used in economical CCTV systems use a fixed focal length 3.6 or 4mm lens and can not be adjusted.  For observation views, this focal length may be fine, but for camera views requiring more detail, a variable focal length (allows for fine tuning of camera focus) is recommended.

Analog vs 1080p Digital

Standard cameras often used in economical CCTV systems use a fixed postion 700tvl or lower CCD camera.  For observation views an analog camera may be fine, but for camera views requiring more detail, a 1080p camera is recommended.

CIF, 960H, 1080P Comparison

960H is a new standard for security cameras and security DVRs that provide high resolution images using advanced image sensors.  Security camera capable of 960H produce an image that is 960 horizontal and 480 vertical pixels large (960x480).  Cameras and DVRs capable of recording at this resolution provide superior images that are 34% larger then D1 and more than 500% larger than CIF (Common Intermediate Format).  A 2MP system will give you a 200% increase in resolution over a 960H system.



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Where We Cover:

Bonita Springs, Bradenton, Brandon, Cape Coral, Carrollwood, Clearwater, Dunedin, Englewood, Fort Myers, Immokalee, Largo, Lakeland, Lehigh Acres, Nokomis, New Port Richey, North Port, Osprey, Ocala, Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Plant City, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Riverview, Sarasota, Saint Petersburg, Tampa, Tarpon Springs, Temple Terrace, Valrico, Venice

Corporate Office!

American Wireless Alarm, Inc.
4450 Northgate Ct
Sarasota, FL 34234




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