Trail Cameras Protection/Security
When planning your home security, what immediately comes to mind is a closed-circuit television (CCTV) system to spot and record trespassers or burglars. There's a wide range of CCTV cameras in the market, but are they enough to cover your bases?
An intruder who sees a red light flashing from a security camera can easily cover the unit with cloth, spray paint on the camera lens, or destroy the security camera.In this case, using a hidden trail or game camera on your property may be a more practical option to detect and prevent the entry of trespassers, intruders, or burglars.
Trail cameras are ideal for watching and recording wildlife activity in a forest or a jungle, but they are also suitable for home protection and security purposes.
These wildlife game cameras usually have a dark and camouflaged exterior that blends well with the outdoor surroundings where they are situated. Some trail cameras can capture and record images, videos, and audio without emitting light and alerting an intruder.
Bushnell Core No Glow Trail Camera's flash is nearly invisible to the human eye. It doesn't emit light when taking photos and videos, making it ideal for home security use.With its 24-megapixel camera and 80-foot night range, taking high-quality night time photos is possible. It also records 1080p videos with sound and 0.3-second trigger speed.
Here are some tips to effectively hide your trail camera for home security:
- Plant a trail security camera inside a birdhouse.
- Mount your trail security camera on a light post, but ensure that light doesn't fall directly on the camera lens to avoid glare.
- Camouflage your trail security cameras inside trees and bushes.
- Mount the trail security cameras under eaves and ceilings.
- Place a trail security camera near the ground and camouflage it with decorative items.
- Hide multiple trail cameras inside and outside your home in everyday household objects.
- Mount a trail security near the windowpane.
You can also choose a wireless trail camera that sends images to your smartphone so that you can monitor activities at your home even when you're at work or outside.