Waterproofing Surveillance

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 27, 2012

Water destroys countless surveillance cameras each year. As big as the problem is, water remains a huge issue for surveillance systems year after year. What can be done to mitigate the problem? This report takes a look at how to successfully waterproof surveillance equipment, including:

Water Infiltration Core Problems

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