Cameras Mounted On Poles Primer

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 15, 2016

Poles are a popular but challenging choice for deploying surveillance cameras. Poles are indispensable for putting cameras at the right height to get the best picture and for keeping cameras out of harm's way.

However, mounting cameras on poles can be surprisingly involved and full of details. Inside this note, we cover:

  • Pole ownership
  • Power / data connectivity
  • Interference issues
  • Mounting bracket selection
  • Camera installation
  • Defining location
  • Pole height and setting
  • Grounding
  • Camera height

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Comments (7)

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