1080p / 2mp BNC Security Cameras, 1080p CCTV Camera
The BNC security cameras on this page have the capability to capture HD video surveillance at 1080 / 2 megapixel resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels). These cameras are sometimes referred to as HD CCTV because they use the same type of coax video cable and BNC connectors as traditional analog CCTV cameras do. These cameras on this page are "hybrid security cameras" which means that they support multiple video surveillance formats. Please check the spec for each camera. Most are compatible with analog CCTV (CVBS), AHD, HD-TVI, and HD-CVI format DVRs. CCTV Camera Pros highly recommends our Viewtron hybrid BNC security camera DVRs.
You learn more by
reading our FAQ here.
Here are some frequently asked questions that we receive about our 1080p BNC cameras.
How do you install a 1080p BNC cameras?
The 2mp cameras on this page are all HD-over-Coax cable type. They use coax cable with BNC video connectors to transmit video, just like traditional CCTV cameras do.
RG59 Siamese cable is the most popular type of cable to use for installation. You can find a detailed RG59 cable installation guide for security cameras here.
How clear is the video from a 1080p camera?
Here is a sample
video surveillance footage and recorded using this 1080p CCTV camera.
What body styles are available?
1080p security cameras are available in all of the standard body styles such as dome and bullet.
Are 2mp cameras available with IR night vision?
Yes, there are IR night vision cameras available in 4mp resolution. Please check the specification for the model you are interested in for the effective IR distance.
Are they outdoor rated?
Some 4mp cameras are outdoor / weatherproof rated. Please check the bullet points or specification for the model that you are interested in or ask a CCTV Camera Pros tech.
Is a lipstick camera the same thing as a bullet camera?
Yes. Lipstick and bullet refer to the body style of the camera and both of these terms describe security cameras with a cylinder shape. Most of the time when security installers use the term "lipstick camera", they are referring to smaller / thinner model bullet cameras. You can find our best selling lipstick CCTV camera here.
Can I view my security cameras remotely?
Yes. When any of our BNC security cameras are installed with one of our
Viewtron security camera DVRs (our best selling DVR and top pick), you can remotely view your cameras from iPhone, Android, Windows, and Mac computers. Please take a look at these iPhone app and Android app images. You can learn more about the remote viewing mobile apps and desktop software here.
Are they good for use in a home security camera system?
Yes, CCTV Camera Pros supplies these 5mp security cameras for home, business, and government use. We supply them to DIY and professional installers.
Do they support remote access?
Yes. When connected to a network surveillance DVR, 5mp security cameras support remote access. Viewtron surveillance DVRs support
remote camera viewing apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, and Mac.
Do they support motion detection?
Yes. When connected to a compatible surveillance DVR, 1080p BNC cameras support motion detection.
What is the field of view?
Each camera's field of view varies depending on the size of the lens and size of the image sensor. CCTV Camera Pros documents this for each of the cameras that we supply by providing sample images and video demos.
What brand DVRs are compatible with 1080p cameras?
Our 1080p BNC cameras can run in the following video modes: AHD, HD-TVI, HD-CVI, and analog CCTV (CVBS). This makes them compatible with older analog CCTV DVRs and more modern 4 megapixel DVRs from all major manufacturers including Swann, Samsung, Night Owl, Lorex, QSee, Defender, Digital Watch Dog, CCTV Camera Pros, and just about all others. Our
Viewtron hybrid security camera DVRs are tested guaranteed to work with 4MP cameras (HD-TVI and AHD). If you need help determining what cameras are compatible with your DVR, please email CCTV Camera Pros here.
Watch this video to see video surveillance footage recorded using this
1080p bullet BNC camera.
Here is a surveillance snapshot that we captured with one of our
best selling 1080p CCTV Cameras, the HD-Q7. To capture this photo, the camera was connected to a
Viewtron Hybrid security camera DVR. The camera was set to factory default 1080p HD-TVI video mode.
Here is the HD-Q7 camera remotely viewed from the
Viewtron security camera viewer app for iPhone.
Here is another view from the iPhone app, but this one was recorded after the sun went down. The camera's infrared LEDs are used to provide better night vision.
These images were captured while using the
Viewtron security camera mobile app for Android.
This is another view from Android app. This one with the camera's infrared LEDs on at night time
Coax Cable for HD over Coax Security Cameras
One of the advantages of HD over Coax security cameras is that they can use the same RG59 coax cable as traditional analog CCTV cameras and the cable runs can be just as long (max distance about 800 feet). Our RG59 Siamese cable options have been tested with our HD cameras and are guaranteed by CCTV Camera Pros to work with the 4-in-1 cameras that we supply.
HD over Coax Video Over CAT5 Cable
In addition to RG59 coax cable, HD cameras can also be wired using CAT-5 / CAT-5e cable by using video baluns. Video baluns convert the UTP cable in CAT5 to BNC connections on the camera and DVR end of the cable run. You can learn more about
video baluns for HD over coax cameras here.
HD over Coax Camera Test Monitor
Are you looking for a test monitor to use when installing your HD over coax cameras? We have test monitors that work with AHD, HD-TVI, and HDCVI cameras Click here to learn about the
HD over coax test monitors that we supply.
Looking for a replacement camera for an existing DVR from another manufacturer? Just about every DVR manufacturer is making HD-over-Coax type DVRs that are compatible with at least one of the following video formats: AHD, HD-TVI, HDCVI. The 4-in-1 HD security cameras on this page are compatible with most DVRs from every major manufacturer including (but not limited to): Swann, Samsung, Night Owl, Lorex, QSee, Defender, Dahua, HikVision. If you need help figuring out which type of security camera format your DVR requires and if one of our cameras will work with it,
please contact us here.
Sales Advice & Tech Support
Need advice deciding which security camera is just right for your needs? Please email our sales team at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-433-8488 and one of our CCTV Camera Pros will be glad to assist you.