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Protect Your Business with Stand Alone Security Cameras

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Businesses of all sizes can benefit from stand alone security cameras. These cameras are important for protecting your property and your employees as they deter criminals. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of stand alone security cameras and why you should consider installing them at your business.

The Benefits of Stand Alone Security Cameras

Restaurant that is protected with stand alone security cameras

Stand alone security cameras are critical for ensuring safety and protecting valuable property and personnel. With stand alone security cameras, businesses can monitor and record activity occurring both inside and outside their premises. This surveillance can detect suspicious behavior or activities that could otherwise go unnoticed. Furthermore, stand alone security cameras provide evidence for the police to help identify potential perpetrators in the event of an incident.

Additionally, stand alone security cameras can be used to identify non-criminal activities such as identifying unauthorized personnel. Some stand alone security systems also come with features such as rotation (pan tilt zoom fisheye cameras). This feature can further strengthen the effectiveness of stand alone security camera systems as it helps to eliminate blind spots that are difficult to monitor manually.

Last but not least, stand alone security camera systems are relatively cost effective and are an affordable way for businesses to increase the level of protection they offer their employees, customers and property from theft or harm.

Where to Place Stand Alone Security Cameras

Two business partners discussing where to place stand alone security cameras

Stand alone security cameras should be strategically placed in order to maximize their effectiveness. For outdoor installations, the camera should be mounted on a pole or wall in an area that is visible from numerous angles. This will help ensure that anyone attempting to enter the premises will be recorded and deter them from entering if they become aware of the surveillance system. Additionally, stand alone security cameras should be placed near entrances, exits, lobbies and other areas of high traffic.

For indoor stand alone security camera systems, it is important to consider the layout of the premises. Placement will depend on the specific requirements for a particular area or room. For example, stand alone security cameras can be installed in warehouses to monitor employees and inventory.

Stand Alone Security Cameras: An Overview of Verkada

Here at Monarch, we will work with you to design security solutions with stand alone security cameras. Together, we will design, implement, and oversee a security infrastructure for both safety and convenience.

Verkada offers a wide range of security products, including facial recognition cameras, access control, intrusion sensors and professional monitoring. All Verkada devices integrate with each other and are managed from a single cloud dashboard. Consider the following features of all Verkada devices:

Simple to Use
  • Solid-state Storage (SSD): No NVR, DVR, or server is required. This means you pay for what you use – and that’s all. This reduces any extra overhead operations and the associated expenses,
  • Regular, Automatic Software Updates: No need to worry about if your devices are working properly or are up-to-date with our Verkada devices.
  • Simple Plug-and-Play Install: Just a standard Ethernet cable is required for the cameras to be brought online and fully operational within minutes.
  • Accessible Anywhere, Anytime: Access archived or live feed videos on any device or browser
  • Time lapse: Watch a day of footage in under 30 seconds with timelapses.
  • Floor Plan: Quickly respond to incidents with real-time motion plotting. 
Scalable
  • Unlimited Storage on Camera and Cloud: Reduce your organizations’ liability risk with unlimited cloud archiving offered by Verkada cameras.
  • Unlimited Users Allowed: You can easily authorize admins access to an unlimited number of users.
  • Infinitely Scalable: No matter how large the facility is, we can help you keep everyone on the same page. 
Limitlessly Smart
  • AI-Based Video Analytics: Face detection, person of interest detection, and license plate detection are all available.
  • Smart Filters: Search for specific people, vehicles, and objects without having to spend too much time scrubbing through footage.
  • Live Alerts: Receive instant alerts in any meaningful event
  • Shareable Live Feeds: Share your live feed via SMS. This is useful as you can send it to first responders in case of an emergency for dramatically reduced response time.
  • 10-Year Warranty: Rest assured that your money is well protected

Stand Alone Security Cameras: Cloud-Based Verkada Cameras

Verkada Camera Family

We offer a variety of stand alone security cameras to meet your security needs including: the Verkada Indoor Dome Series, the Verkada Outdoor Dome Series, the Verkada Bullet Series, the Verkada Mini Series, and Verkada Fisheye Series.

Verkada Indoor Dome Series
Verkada Stand alone dome security camera

The Verkada Indoor Dome Camera is designed for indoor, high-traffic areas. It is the perfect general-purpose stand alone security camera for businesses. There are three models in the Indoor Dome Series: CD42, CD52, and C62.

CD42CD52CD62
TypeIndoorsIndoorsIndoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
RatingIK08IK08IK08
The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series
Verkada Outdoor Dome Stand alone security cameras

The Verkada Outdoor Dome Series is both weather- and tamper-resistant.  Its capabilities function well even in areas with limited bandwidth and connectivity. They are perfect for monitoring the parking lot and the exterior of buildings (e.g., to capture key license plates). There are three three models in the Outdoor Dome Series: CD42-E, CD52-E, and C62-E.

CD42-ECD52-ECD62-E
TypeOutdoorsOutdoorsOutdoors
Image Resolution5MP5MP4K
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Zoom DigitallyZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital ZoomZoom, with 3x Optical and Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 Days
Standard StorageUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYesYesYes
IR Range 15m30m30m
RatingIK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Bullet Series
Verkada stand alone bullet security camera

The Verkada Bullet Series is an ideal stand alone security camera for manufacturing facilities, warehouses, schools, hospitals, businesses, and more. It is built to withstand harsh environments. The Verkada Bullet camera is available in two lens types: wide angle and telephoto. There are four three models in the Bullet Series: CB51-E, CB61-E, CB51-TE, CB61-TE.

CB51-ECB51-TECB61-ECB61-TE
TypeIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or OutdoorIndoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution 5MP5MP4K4K
Type of LensZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal lengthZoom, with up to 3x Optical and Digital zoomTelephoto Zoom, with 8-20mm focal length
Standard RetentionUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
Standard StorageUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 DaysUp to 90 DaysUp to 90 Days
Audio
IR Range30m50m30m50m
RatingIK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167IK10 & IP167
The Verkada Mini Series
Verkada Stand Alone Mini Security camera

The Verkada Mini Series offers flexibility and high resolution for crystal clear footage. The Mini Camera is a compact size that can fit any space, anywhere indoors. There are three three models in the Mini Series: CM41-S, CM41, and CM41-E.

CM41-SCM41CM41-E
TypeIndoorIndoorOutdoor
Image Resolution5MP5MP5MP
Type of LensFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital ZoomFixed, with up to 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionUp to 90 daysUp to 365 DaysUp to 365 Days
Standard StorageUp to 385GBUp to 2TBUp to 2TB
AudioYes
IR RangeN/A15m15m
RatingN/AIK08IK10 & IP67
The Verkada Fisheye Camera
Verkada Fisheye stand alone security camera

The Verkada Fisheye Camera provides a panoramic view of the entire property – for either indoor and outdoor settings. This stand alone security camera allows for total surveillance coverage.

Fisheye CF81-E
Type Indoor and/or Outdoor
Image Resolution12MP
Type of LensFixed, with 3x Digital Zoom
Standard RetentionMaximum of 90 Days of Standard Quality Retention
Standard StorageUp to 2TB of Onboard Storage
IR Range20M
Angle of View180°
RatingIK10 and IP67 
AudioYes
NDAA CompliantYes
Analytics Ambarella Chipset for People and Vehicle Analytics
Viewing ModesPanoramic; Four–Way Split; Pan-Tilt–Zoom

The Verkada Fisheye Camera (CF81-E) is an ideal stand alone security camera. With the option to switch between circle, ePTZ, 2-view, 3-view, or 4-view modes on the CF81-E, you can do away with the need for multiple camera installations. You can also take advantage of features like digital pan-tilt-zoom to increase coverage and lessen blind spots.

Three different view modes are supported by the CF81-E. You can customize the view mode to meet the requirements of the install location.

  • 180° Panoramic: A wide-angle view that is ideal for an open area or a corridor.
  • Four-way split: Use a single camera to watch four distinct fields of view.
  • Pan-tilt-zoom (ePTZ): Provides a panoramic, all-encompassing view of your environment.
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Monarch: Your Trusted Security Vendor of Stand Alone Security Cameras

Stand alone security cameras are an essential part of any comprehensive security system for businesses. They provide a valuable means of deterring crime, identifying unauthorized personnel, monitoring activity and providing evidence to the police in the event of an incident. Stand alone security cameras are also relatively cost effective and can be strategically placed both indoors and outdoors to increase their effectiveness. Investing in stand alone security cameras is a wise choice for any business looking to protect their property, personnel and customers. However, with so many options on the market, it can be difficult to select the right cameras for your security needs. That’s why Monarch is here to help. Contact Monarch’s security experts today!

Updated: Dec 10

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