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How to Design a Video Surveillance Solution:
Seven fundamental questions.
A brief overview of the basic CCTV considerations.
CCTV System Design Considerations (Part One):
Basics of CCTV system design.
CCTV System Design Considerations (Part Two):
Basics of CCTV control room design.
System Design Considerations:
An overview of CCTV design considerations.
A review of specifications in CCTV.
Twisted Pair Colour Coding:
What Is Fibre Optics?
And overview of the principles on fibre optics and both the advantages and disadvantages of using fibre optics.
Advantages and Disadvantages
An overview of basic CCTV specifications.
What do IP Code Ratings mean?
What is Lux?
Chart: Horizontal & Angular Fields of View
Guidline to System Handover
A guide for handing over a finished job to the client including forms.
Should I use Colour or Black & White Cameras?
Switchers or Quads?
Voltage Drop According to cable Length (24AWG)
Simplex, Dublex or Triplex?
What is PoE?
An overview of copmression standards and how they apply to video and CCTV.
Guidelines for Identification:
A review of identification levels for CCTV.
Why is an IR Cut Filter in Colour Cameras necessary?
How do mechanical day and night cameras work?
What are Wide Dynamic (WD) Cameras?
What is a Verifocal Lens?
What is an 'F' Stop?
Lens calculation formula.
What is the difference between a 'C' and a 'CS' mount?
Tools & Calculators
Hard Disk Calculator
Camera - Lens Conversion
Lens Calculator 2 (Expanded)
Voltage Drop Calculator
Tips and Guides
Installing co-axial Cable
Tips on IP Addressing
Pan & Tilt Heads
What is Lux?
Video Transmission Graph
SATA vs SATA2 HDDs ?