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HOW TO INSTALL A CCTV CAMERA

Closed circuit Television is a modern security gadget It is, more reliable than human beings as security agents or dogs because it provides one with the whole details required especially in situations requiring valid evidence.

Several considerations should be put into mind before installing the CCTV be it at home (in the compound or in the house) it is very important that one should be able to answer these questions as he or she ventures into the installation of the CCTV. What is the major reason for installing CCTV, would it serve the purpose for which it was purchased? Would the whole camera be safe and free from vandalism? Is the are to be covered by the camera clear and allows for a clear visual coverage?

One should ensure that the CCTV package is of quality and standard. A standard package comprises of a camera(s), DVR, CCTV installation cord calledRG59 Siamese cables, a player for capturing the images to be viewed, a monitor and remote control. Cameras vary in color, during purchasing; One should choose a color that blends with the surface against which it is to be installed.

Once one has decided on the best place to install the camera, the codes are attached to the camera then using a drill, holes are dug into the surface against which the camera is to be placed The diameter of the holes should correspond well with those on the camera plates The camera is then screwed against the surface.

A room with power supply for placing the DVR, player and the monitor should be designated This can be a secure office, a confidential room or bedroom From the camera, the codes are run in the monitor and the codes from the monitor plugged consecutively into the DVR and player In case one is using more than one camera; each camera should be plugged into a power supply The power supply should be sufficient and regular as power surges may cause damages or malfunction of the gadgets More safe power equipment such as fused multi plugs, power back-ups would be more convenient to posses.

It is always a wise decision to improve your security for a smooth flow of day to day operations whether at home or in offices you will always be secure at all times.

The CCTV is now ready for use one should start recording immediately so that the process of learning how the gadget functions and if it is efficient begins.