Learn More About HD-TVI
High Definition Transport Video Interface
Why not Ask the Expert?
I'm sure as a CCTV installer, you have probably already been asked about HD for CCTV systems. HD TV sets and Sky HD subscriptions raise the bar for what the tech-savvy public expects to see on screen these days.
When you look at the bare facts and understand what the figures mean, the decision to go HD becomes much easier to understand.
alienDVR TVI vs Analogue
|RG59 cable distance (Max limits)||500-800m*||100-200m*|
|CAT5 cable distance (Passive Balun)||100m (DVR can boost to 200m)||100m|
|Up the Coax Data||Yes (the alien MegaHero TVI DVR boasts “up the coax” telemetry for camera control)||Limited (some models only)|
|1080P specification supported (FPS)||25||N/A|
|DVR Compatibility (alien MegaHero)||TVI - Yes, IP - YES, Analogue - YES||N/A|
*depends on cable quality
TVI vs IP
|Image Quality||1080p (now) 8MP in development Lossless||1080P (& higher) Loss|
|Transmit Distance CO-AX||500-800m||Doesn't Work|
|Transmission Distance CAT5||100m (passive Balun)||100m|
|Easy Install||Very Easy||Complex|