Introduction to CCTV installation
Elements of a basic CCTV system:- Camera, monitor and digital recorder.
Camera types and uses:- Fixed and movable, indoor and outdoor, monochrome and colour, day and night.
Camera specifications:- Sensitivity, signal to noise ratio and resolution.
Back Focus adjustment.
Lens types:- Fixed and variable focal length, manual and motorised zoom.
Use of lens calculator.
Scene illumination:- Lighting considerations, LED’s, infrared lamp maintenance and bulb life.
Switches, Quads, Multiplexers and control systems: – Types and applications.
Monitors and Multiple screen displays.
Recording the footage:- Analogue and Digital video recorders.
Time-lapse recording. Reviewing video footage.
Cables and connectors: – Types, uses, limitations, preparation and testing.
Introduction to Digital CCTV and IP technology.
Connection to other security systems.
Use of test equipments.
Relevant standards, issues and the “Operational Requirement”.
The Analogue or Digital option? Changing technology and keeping updated.
CCTV Video signals (H 264, Mpeg 2)
Cabling and connectors (CAT5, CAT6 & Coax)
Crimping BNC, CAT5 & keystone connectors
Video transmission (analogue to digital,megapixel cameras)
Assembling a CCTV system