10 Security Camera Fails That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll wonder how the people who installed these security cameras were even hired in the first place.

10 Security Camera Fails That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

It’s important to take pride in your work. If you aren’t putting 100% into every job, your reputation can suffer. This is true for every industry, but especially in security, considering people’s lives can be at risk.

We’ve looked at multiple instances of terrible wiring jobs, now let’s turn our attention to poorly installed security cameras.

A lot goes into properly installing a security camera. First, you need to pick the right type for the job. Do you need a dome or bullet model? Point/tilt/zoom or fisheye lens?

You also need to make sure you place the camera in a proper location, ensuring there are no obstructions and plenty of light if necessary. It’s also important to make sure wiring is properly secured and hidden.

Be warned, the following images will be extremely confusing. If you’ve spotted any terribly installed security cameras in the wild or have pictures of any, let us know in the comments!

View 10 Security Camera Fails

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Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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