Method Statement For Installation Of CCTV Camera Security System

The purpose of this method statement is to provide guidelines and steps for the cctv installation of security systems by describing the Work to be executed, how it is to be executed and making references to other technical standards and relevant national/international standards and Quality Aspects of the work to be undertaken. This procedure covers Installation of CCTV System including brackets, supports wiring & accessories etc. There can be different project specifications which might require separate and customized methods specific to different projects and cctv equipment.

Tools & Equipment Requirements For CCTV Installation

  • Electrician tool Kit
  • Drill machine
  • Tools and spanner sets
  • Crimping tool with crimping bits for all required sizes
  • Line Tester
  • Multimeter
  • Pipe bend and threading machines.
  • Continuity Tester
  • Programming software tools
  • Special tools as per manufacturer requirements
cctv installation method statement

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Method Of CCTV Installation For Cameras

  • Prepare all the materials, equipment and tools that will be necessary during the execution time.
  • Drawing for installation shall be approved and shall be coordinated with other services.
  • Room clearance & proper access shall be provided as per approved program.
  • Location/area shall be ready for site installation. Prior to the installation, the area where the items to be installed shall be inspected to ensure architectural works and finishing are complete and area is free from dust.
  • Ensure that the approved shop/schematic/coordination drawings are current and available with installation team.
  • Avoid installing the cameras close to sources of powerful electromagnetic radiation, such as radio or TV transmitters or close to fluorescent lamps or objects reflecting light, or under unstable light sources, which may cause flickering.

Indoor Fixed Dome IP Camera Ceiling Flush Mount

  • Exact location of the CCTV camera shall be as per approved CCTV Installation layout plan as well and to be coordinated at site to ensure easy access for maintenance in future.
  • Select a location to install the Camera and prepare the ceiling and/or ceiling tile.
  • All the above false ceiling CCTV should have the facility to access the IP Data point for future maintenance.
  • For the CCTV which needs to be fixed on the false ceiling mark with exact dimension to make hole by false ceiling contractor.
  • Attach the template that comes with the Camera to the ceiling and then drill a hole according to the diameter hole marked on the template. Drop down the camera cables through the hole. Drill another small hole for a screw to secure the camera.
  • Remove camera lower dome cover by turning the cover counter clockwise.
  • Pull all the field wiring and power and video connectors.
  • Plug the network cable into the RJ-45 network port on the side of the camera.
  • Where applicable, connect the necessary wiring for alarms and relays.
  • Install the support back plate. Mount the camera on the ceiling using the appropriate hardware.
  • Adjust the Monitoring direction for the camera to adjust the lens in a desired direction.
  • Secure the camera top cover in place.

Indoor Fixed Dome IP Camera – Pipe Bracket Mount

  • Select a location to install the components and applicable mount as per approved cctv installation Layout plan
  • Use the four hole in flanges as template to mark as drill hole in which to position secure mount.
  • Drill the hole into ceiling
  • Feed the wires through the mount
  • Assemble pipe mount to ceiling
  • Connect all wires to camera
  • Assemble camera to mount and fix with screws
  • Install camera dome housing cover.
  • Identification to be made as per approved tagging materials.

Indoor Fixed Dome IP Camera – Channel Support Mount

  • Select a location to install the components and applicable mount as per approved CCTV layout plan.
  • Fix C channel both end to the both side wall.
  • Take data cable through the channel and connect into the camera
  • Install the camera center of the channel with proper nut, bolt & washer
  • Manually adjust the zoom and focus of the lens to the desired field of view

Fixed Wall IP Camera with Housing Wall Mount

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  • Select a location to install the components and applicable mount as per approved CCTV
  • Mark and drill the camera housing mounting base or GI Extension bracket hole size into the wall.

Prepare the mounting surface:

    • Drill the Camera Housing mounting base or GI Extension bracket hole size into the wall.
    • If applicable, Fix Suitable G.I extension supports bracket into Concrete wall (Behind Cladding wall )

Install the mount:

  • Install the Camera Housing wall mounting base to the smooth vertical surface or GI extension bracket.
  •  If necessary to prevent water damage, apply sealant around the bolt holes between the mount and mounting surface.
  • Install housing into wall bracket.

Pull the wires (Data and power) through the arm starting from the bottom of the mounting plate; pull the wires out through the threaded opening at the bottom of the arm.

Adjust the monitoring direction for the camera to adjust the housing in a desired direction.

Install the Camera Inside housing using the appropriate hardware.

Install the lens

  • Remove the cover from the camera lens mount.
  • Screw the lens onto the lens mount. Be careful to prevent dust from entering the space between the lens and the imager. If necessary, use clean, compressed air to remove any foreign matter. Make sure the lens does not touch the camera imager when installed.
  • Connect the auto iris lens to the 4-pin connector located on the side of the camera. 

Plug the network cable into the RJ-45 network port on the side of the camera.

Focus the lens:

    •  View the camera image using the service port or a Web browser.
    •  Press the auto back focus button once to center the focus mechanism. The  button is located on the rim of the back box.
    •  Manually adjust the zoom and focus of the lens to the desired field of view.

Secure the camera using camera housing and tighten the nuts on the studs.

Identification to be made as per tagging – Label given in the approved shop drawings.

Analog Fixed Camera + Encoder For Elevators

  • Exact location of the CCTV Installation Of camera shall be as per approved CCTV drawings.
  • Select a location to install the Camera and prepare the elevator ceiling.

Insider Elevator Car

    • For the CCTV which needs to be fixed on the elevator false ceiling mark with exact dimension to make hole by false Elevator contractor.
    • Attach the template comes with the Camera to the ceiling and then drill a hole according to the 70 mm diameter hole marked on the template. Drop down the camera cables through the hole. Drill another small hole for a screw to secure the camera.
    • Remove camera Lower Dome cover by unscrewing the camera housing ring.
    • Pull all the field wiring and power and video connectors.
    •  Mount the camera on the ceiling using the appropriate hardware.
    • Adjust the Monitoring direction for the camera to adjust the lens in a desired direction.
    • Secure the camera top cover in place.

 Elevator Machine Room

    •  Select a location to install the Encoder as per approved CCTV System Device Layout plan as well and to be coordinated at site to ensure  adjacent location  to the elevator Control Panel
    •  Prepare the mounting surface:
      • Drill the Enclosure hole size into the wall.
      • Fix Junction box on wall surface near the Elevator Control panel.
      • Connect the necessary power and data Conduit into Junction box.
      • Fix the encoder and camera power supply units inside the junction box.
    • Plug the network cable into the RJ-45 network port in Encoder.
    • Pull Co-axial cable from the Elevator control panel to Junction box. the cables are part of elevator Traveling and provided by Elevator contractor .
    • Plug Co-axial cable into BNC Connector port in encoder.
    • Make all electrical connections.
    • Identification to be made as per approved tagging.
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