Dome Camera Install Guide

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 09, 2014

This guide explains the key tradeoffs, issues and options in installing dome surveillance cameras.

We cover:

  • ******** ******* * *** * **** *******
  • ************* *** *********** ** * **** ******* *** **** ** prefer * **** ****
  • **** ******** ******* ********* **** ** **** ****
  • ******** ******* ******** ** ******* ******* *****
  • ************ ****** / *********** ** ******* **** *******
  • ******** ******* ** *******, **** ** ****** ***** *****

Differences ** *******

***** *** *** *********** ***** ** ******* **** ** **** cameras: *-**** *** *-****. *** ***** **********, *** ****** ** the ********* ** ***** *** ****** ** *******, **** ****** it ** ** ****** *** ******* ***** **** *** ******. **** video ******* *** *********** ******* *-**** *** *-**** ******* ** *** minidome *******:

**** ***** **** ****** *** *********** ** *** ****** ** not ******* ***** **** *** *******. **** ******** **** ** used ** ****** ***** ******* ** ****** ******** *** ****** angle. *******, ** **** ****** ** ************ **** *** ****** is ******* **** ** * ****, ***** *** ********* **** not **** ** ** ********* **** ***** *** ** *** camera ** **.

***** * ****** **** * *-**** ****** ** ****** ******** may ******* * ******* ** ********** *** *****, **** ** which ****** ********** *** *** ** ************ ** **** *** users.

*** **** ******** ****** **** ************** ***** ***** *-**** *******, ****** **** ********* ***** **** 2-axis ***********, ********** ** ***** **** ******. *** *******, ******* *****/*****/*****,***** *******, **************-*******-******** ********* *** ******* *-**** ***********, ***** ******** ********* *****,**** * ******, ******* * ******** ***.

****** **** *** ** ***** ** ****** **** ******, ****** how ** ** ***** ******. **** ** ***** ** ***** two ********, **** ***** *** ********* (***/******):

Wall ********

***** *** *** ***** ******* *** **** ******** *****, **** of ***** **** ***** ***** ********* ** *** *********** *** desired ***:

****:**** ****** ****** *** ****** ** *** **** **** ** the **** *******, ******* *** ******** ******, ***** ****:

**** ***:**** **** ** ******** ******** * **** *** ** **** sort ** ****, ****** **** *** ************ ** *****-*****. ***** mounts *** ********* ** ********* ******* *** ******, **** * typical ****** ***** *****:

***** ** ****

***** *** ********, *** ******* ***** ** **** ******* ***** mounting ****** ** ***. ******* **** * *-**** ****** *** simply *** ** **** ** ** ******** ** ******* *** needed *** ** ******* **** ** *** ****. **** **** 3-axis ******* *** ** ***** *** *** ***** *** ********* *** ** **** ******. **** ** ***** ****** ***** require **** **** ** ****.

**** ******** **********

********** ** *** **** ********** ***** ** **** ******** *** may ** **** ***********. **** ********** *** *** ***** **** not ***** ******* ****** ** ** **** ** ***** ********** or *******. ****** **** **** ******** *** **** **** ** the **** ** ***-******* ** *****, **** *** ****** *** not ******** ** ** ******* **** *** *** *** ********* cut *******. **** ******** ** ****** ***********.

****

*** **** ** **** ******** ***** ******** ** ********** ******. The ***** ****** **** ****, ******* ** *** ***** ** $50-100. ***** ********* ** ****, ***** ******* ** ****** ******** the ****** ** *** ****, *** ***** **** ** ******* to *** ****,********** *** ******* ** ** ****** *** ****,******* ****** ******* ** *** *****. **** ** ****** *** a ***** ****** ** **** *** * ****** ******, *** over *** ****** ** * *****-****** ************, ** **** *** up.

Recessed ** ******* *****?

**** ******* ******** *******, *** ** *** ******* ************ ********* surface **. ****** ********. *****, **** **** ********** *** *************.

******* ******** ** ************* *******, ***** ** ***** ****** **** be **** ** *** *******. ***** ** **** **** **** risk ** ******* ******, ******* *********** **** ** *******, ***** *** ** ******, ** ***** need ** ** ******** ** ******** *** ******** ********. *******, some *** ***** **** *** ****** *** ********** ** ***** mounted ** *** ******* ** ***** *******, **** ******* **** could ** ********, **** **** *** ***** **** *******. **** is ********* **** ** ** ***** **** *********, ** **** are ************ ******* **** **** **** *****, **** ***** *-*" in ******** ** *******.

****** ******** ******

****** *** ********** ** ******** ******* *** ********* ********** ********, this ****** *** **********, ** ****. *****, ********** **** *** plenum-rated ******** ***** ********** ***** ** ******* ** ****** ***** ****** ********* ****** *** ** ******* ******. ******, ******** ******** *** ********** ****. **** *** ** as ****** ** $**,***** *****, ******-***** ******** *** ** ** ** $***.

Ceiling **** ********

** ****** *** *** ****** ** ******* ** *** *******, one ***-********** ************* ** ******* ** *** **** ******* ****. Most **** **** ** ****** **** ******* *** ***** ****** that **** **** ********** ***** *** **** ** *** ** mounted ** ** ** ** ** **************. *******, **** ** **** ** * ******* **** **** compact *********, ***** **************, ***** **** * *****.

***** *** ******** **** ** ************* ****, *** **** ****** is *** *** ******** ******* ************ *** *** ** *** ****, ******* ** *** **** ceiling ****. *** ******, ** ******* *****, ** ******* ******* the **** **** *** ******* *****, ** *** ******** ***** is ******** ** **. **** *********** **** **** ***** ** using******* *********** *********** *** ******* ******** *** *******, ** ****.

FOV ********

**'** ******** *** ******** ***** ** **** *********** ** ***** different ******** *********: ******* *****, **** ****, *** *** ****. Each ** ***** (**** *** *********) ******** *** ***** *******, but ***** *** ******* ******* ** **** ** ** **********.

******* *****

*****, ** ******* *** ****** ** *** *******, ***** *' above *** *****. ** *** ** *********** ****, *** ** its ******* **** ***** (**°), *** ****** ******** **** ** about *' ***** *** ****** ** *** *** ** *** hall, ******* ****** ******* ** ******** ******* **** ** **** the ****** ** *** *****. **** ***** ** *** ******* with ****** **** ***** *******.

*******, **** ****** ******** * **** ***** ** **************, **** the ******* ** *** *** **** ** *** *****, ********** rooms ** *** ****, *** ****** ** *** *** *** of *** ****, **** ** ***** ** **** **** ******** the ****** ** *** **** ****.

**** ****

** **** *******, ** ******* *** ****** ** *** *** of *** **** **** ******* *** **** ****, ***** *' up. ******* **** ***, *** ****** ******** *** ***** ******* and ** **** ** *** **** ******** ** *** *** rooms ** *** ****, ** ****. *******, ** ** ****** to *** * ******* ** *** ***** ** **** ** an ****** **** ** *** *** ** *** ****. ********* the ******, ****** ******* ***** ** ******* ** *** *** wall, ********** **** *****.

*** **** ******

*******, ** **** *******, ** ******* *** ****** ** *** end ** *** ****, ******* **** ******* * ******* ****** which **** ****** *** ****. ** **** ********, ** **** the ******** ** ******* *****, ***** **** ** ****** ***** target *********, ***** *********** *** *********** ** *** *** *** of *** ****. *** ******* **** ******* **** *****, ****** in ******* *********, **** ** *** ********* ******** ****.

Comments (4)

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