AS 4806.2-2006


Closed circuit television (CCTV), Part 2: Application guidelines

This Standard provides recommendations for the selection, planning and installation of closed circuit television systems comprising camera(s), monitor(s), video recorder(s), switching, control and ancillary equipment for use in security and surveillance applications.
Published: 30/06/2006
Pages: 77
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Referenced documents
1.3 Definitions and abbreviations
2 General considerations
2.1 General
2.2 Threat and risk assessment
2.3 Operational requirement
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Purpose and context of the operational requirement
2.3.3 Guidelines for developing the operational requirement
2.4 System operational criteria
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Determining operational procedures General Automation of equipment
2.4.3 Alarm response
2.4.4 System response times
3 System design criteria
3.1 General
3.2 Surveillance zone determination criteria
3.3 Criteria for determining the number of cameras and their location
3.4 Camera and lens selection criteria
3.5 Camera selection
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Selecting considerations
3.6 Lens selection
3.7 Recommended object sizes
3.8 Ancillary equipment
3.8.1 General
3.8.2 Camera housings
3.8.3 Pan and tilt units
3.8.4 Towers and brackets
3.9 Evaluation of scene and illumination
3.10 Selection of the video transmission system
3.10.1 General
3.10.2 Transmission systems
3.10.3 Selection criteria for video transmission
3.11 System diagnostics
3.12 Control centre configuration
3.12.1 General
3.12.2 System parameters
3.12.3 Site constraints and secure access points
3.12.4 Number of monitors and their screen size
3.12.5 Use of digital video recorders (DVRs)
3.12.6 Use of video/picture printer
3.12.7 Video switcher
3.12.8 Storage and archiving
3.12.9 Equipment siting
3.12.10 Equipment power dissipation
3.12.11 Airconditioning
3.12.12 Lightning and surge protection
3.13 System specification
3.14 System test specification
3.15 Export and playback of video footage and images
3.15.1 Export of images and footage
3.15.2 Playback of images and footage
3.16 Time and date integrity
3.16.1 General
3.16.2 Synchronization
4 Objective test plan (OTP)
5 Installation
5.1 Planning the installation
5.2 Conduit and cable installation
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 CCTV conduit and cable installation standards
5.2.3 240 V a.c. power conduit and cable installation standards
5.3 Hardware mounting
5.4 Installation of cameras
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Set-up of cameras
5.5 Analogue transmission systems
5.6 Control systems
5.7 Documentation
6 Commissioning and handover
7 Preventative maintenance
7.1 General
7.2 Modifications
8 Licences
9 Signage
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Common terms
Appendix B
B1 Guidelines and examples
B2 Key parameters
Appendix C
C1 Before using a test chart
C1.1 General
C1.2 High-quality lenses
C1.3 High-quality monitors
C1.4 Oscilloscope and vectorscope
C1.5 Controlled incandescent lighting
C2 Set-up procedure
C3 Test
C3.1 Resolution
C3.2 Other measurements
C3.3 Optimum monitor setting
C4 Digital video compression quality comparison
Appendix D
D1 General
D2 Test pattern generator application
D3 Using a test pattern generator
Appendix E
E1 Test methodology
E2 Coverage
E3 Image height
E4 Contrast
E5 Resolution
E6 Markings and colour
E7 Rotation
Cited references in this standard
Ergonomic design of control centres — Part 3: Control room layout — Technical Corrigendum 1
Installation requirements for customer cabling
[Available Superseded]
Development, testing and implementation of information and safety symbols and symbolic signs
Degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP Code)
[Available Superseded]
Lightning protection
Content history
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