Camera casings, otherwise known as outdoor camera housings enable a security camera to function in weather that standard security cameras can’t stand up to. Heavy rainfall and storms can often damage normal cameras, or leave them temporarily inoperable, which can leave a security system with a weakness that can be exploited by intruders.
Camera casings can be fitted to a wide range of security cameras. They improve not only their functionality in adverse weather conditions but also increase their durability overall. There are many different casings and housings available, but it is important to check the compatibility of the case with an existing camera before purchasing.
Some cameras come with outdoor housings pre-installed, although usually for an increased price over a standard camera. This may be a more cost-effective method for those who are installing a new security system and is worth considering beforehand.