16 07, 2017

When is CCTV covered by the Data Protection Act?

By | July 16th, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

When is CCTV covered by the Data Protection Act? Most uses of CCTV will be covered by the Data Protection Act. The Data Protection Act gives you the right to see information held about you, including CCTV images of you, or images which give away information about you (such as your car number plate). It [...]

16 07, 2017

Are PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) cameras better than fixed cameras?

By | July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PTZ camera advice What is a PTZ camera? PTZ stands for Pan, Tilt, Zoom. A PTZ camera can be remotely controlled allowing it to move up and down as well as zoom in on potentially important targets. You can also program a tour between pre-set points. In theory, PTZ cameras sound great, they can cover large areas [...]

16 07, 2017

What do I need for a complete CCTV system?

By | July 16th, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

What do I need for a complete CCTV system? A CCTV system will be based around a DVR or digital video recorder. CCTV cameras are connected to the DVR using cables and there will be some ancillary items such as a power supply for the cameras. DVR or digital video recorder The DVR is the heart of [...]

16 07, 2017

Can you explain how motion detected recording works?

By | July 16th, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

Can you explain how motion detected recording works? Motion detected recording is a feature on all our DVR recorders. The DVR monitors camera images and decides when it thinks there is movement. To do this the DVR looks at individual image frames and compares them to the previous one. If it sees differences then the motion [...]

16 07, 2017

I’m having problems with my CCTV camera when filming at night

By | July 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I'm having problems with my CCTV camera when filming at night Common problems at night with CCTV cameras We get a number of calls from people experiencing problems with their CCTV cameras at night. They install a CCTV system during the day then at night find they have issues. We have created this page to [...]

16 07, 2017

Can you explain how Infrared day night cameras work?

By | July 16th, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

Can you explain how Infrared day night cameras work? The ability to film in low light conditions or even complete darkness is essential for many CCTV applications. Part of that ability is down to using the right electronics which are sensitive enough to work in low light, the other tool used is infra red or [...]

14 07, 2017

What Is CCTV

By | July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

1. What is CCTV? CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) is a visual surveillance technology designed for monitoring a variety of environments and activities. CCTV systems typically involve a fixed (or "dedicated") communications link between cameras and monitors. In the past decade, the use of CCTV has grown to unprecedented levels. In Britain between £150 and £300 [...]

2 07, 2017

Does CCTV Actually Prevent Crime

By | July 2nd, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

Does CCTV Actually Prevent Crime  in 2017 and beyond So the big question is does CCTV prevent crime in 2017 and beyond? Well a soon to be published public survey, by the UK government’s surveillance camera commissioner in conjunction with the British Standards Institution, investigates how the government can work to raise the standards of [...]

27 06, 2017

CCTV Rules Regulations – The surveillance camera code of practice (2013)

By | June 27th, 2017|CCTV Camera Installers|0 Comments

This document helps you to understand what you need to do if you are considering installing (or have already installed) a CCTV system on your property. A CCTV system includes the camera, storage, recording and all associated equipment. Contact CCTV Smart Systems To Learn More 1. Surveillance Camera Commissioner The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 [...]

25 06, 2017

10 reasons to have CCTV

By | June 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Very good reasons to have CCTV  It is crucial to take security seriously in this day and age. It is not just businesses and commercial properties that need good security but it is our homes too. With crime increasing and burglaries very commonplace, it is very important to consider the available security options and choose [...]