GUIDELINES ON HOW TO SET UP A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA

GUIDELINES ON HOW TO SET UP A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA

GUIDELINES ON HOW TO SET UP A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA

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Efficiently and effectively setting up your security surveillance system is the first step to ensuring the safety of yours friends, properties, families, employees and even the citizens of a nation. Setting up your surveillance camera is as equal as protection. The cameras should be set up where they are most needed. They should be set up to highly illuminated areas.

This article would give effective and handy tips to properly set up your security cameras. You may employ an installer to help you with the installations, but mind that, you must have bit ideas about installations or else your paid money would be off surveillance forever.

The first step to effect is planning ahead; with time, you may intend to make necessary adjustments on the position of cameras, the number of cameras or even angle of placement. Therefore, do not be too rigid on your camera setting up, make it flexible a bit. Do not ration the number of storage megabytes, cables, and cameras- trust me, you will need more.

In addition, identify where your actually need a security camera, identify the vulnerabilities prone region of your property, identify that backdoor and entrances where evil can gets in. Reminisce about any recent break-in to your property, how did they get in? This is very efficient requirements to appropriately setting up your camera.

The next thing to know when setting up your security camera is that you need to be specific. Although the camera is more of an electronic machine, they cannot really multitask- be specific while attributing functions to a camera. You cannot expect a camera at your front gate to simultaneously pick up the face of the visitors and at the same time pick up the visitor’s license plate. So be specific!

Placing the camera: I advise you not to place a security camera at the highest reached point. Although by doing that you get a wider and larger view but enough details of videos and features of footages are limited. You should also provide enough illuminations for your camera, but mind that not to place your camera to face the sun directly- all you get is a blurred image except for a very few ones from Hikvision! Make sure your security camera is not placed towards interceptions or obstructions of any sort. You should also make sure you use a high DVR camera- a camera with a wide dynamic range that could get the desired image from any angle and not only when being faced directly.

Setting up your camera, however, requires some exposure to technicalities and experience, I advise seeking the help of a professional in setting the camera up, with above tips you have atleast learnt that how professionals has to do this job. Have a wonderful surveillance!

Bert Robert

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