Top ten installation challenges


  • Poorly or incorrectly installed network cabling can cause numerous problems in a network. 
  • Protect against voltage transients and interference
  • PoE provides simplified installation, lower costs, and the option to provide backup power via UPS
  • Select the correct level of environmental protection for the installation
  • Determine the required scene coverage and select the camera accordingly
  • Day/night cameras can use IR light (ambient or installed) to give images in very low light
  • Lightfinder technology allows cameras to give color images in very low light
  • WDR can be used in scenes with high levels of contrast
  • Camera positioning is key to achieving usable images
  • End-user training and documentation of the installation provide valuable insights for utilizing the system