960H is a new standard for security cameras and security DVR's that provides high resolution images using advanced image sensors. Security cameras capable of 960H produce an image that is 960 horizontal and 480 vertical pixels large (960x480).
To take advantage of 960H recording, you will need security cameras that are capable of producing 960H images and a security DVR capable of recording at 960H resolution.
960H security cameras and DVR's are backwards compatible with standard resolution cameras and DVR's. However, both your security cameras and DVR must be 960H capable to get the improved picture quality and performance. 960H cameras will provide a good picture on a standard resolution DVR, but they will perform even better with a system that can support the full image size.
All your existing BNC video cables are compatible with 960H DVR's and security cameras. To upgrade to 960H, simply replace your existing DVR and cameras.
960H uses the same technology and cabling as traditional security camera systems. It simply uses superior camera image sensors to provide bigger, more detailed images, and more powerful DVR's to record those images. Lorex's HD security camera systems (for example the LHD100 Series) use HD-SDI technology to transmit digital, un-compressed high definition video over high-grade coaxial cabling, such as RG59. HD-SDI systems employ digital signals to transmit video. This means that they are not compatible with standard definition security cameras, DVR's, or non-coaxial cabling.
Last Updated: 08/30/2013