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What is the Best Price for Your IP Camera System? 

Guy with watches

The other day I was walking down a street in Manhattan and I saw a guy selling watches.   There was one watch that looked just like an expensive Rolex but it cost only $50. What a deal, I thought.  

I think everyone tries to find the best deal. Unfortunately, we sometimes forget that old maxim, “you get what you pay for”.  I know I do.  How many times have we gotten burned by this?

I’m not sure how to tell if the watch is worth $50, but I can provide some guidance about what to consider when purchasing an IP camera.

IP Cameras range in price from under $50 to well over $1000.  What is the difference?  As you may guess it’s the functionality and quality.  The low-cost cameras are usually sold to the home consumer market and are not designed for commercial security and surveillance applications.  The more expensive camera lasts longer and allows you to see things clearer.  So how does this relate to getting the best IP camera for your money?

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