CCTV packs five years of theoretical knowledge and nearly 20 years of the author's practical experience into over 400 pages. It discusses and explains the basic components and concepts used in CCTV today and it shows how to design a good CCTV system and complete a good installation. Explanations are simple, yet detailed.
The book contains chapters on lenses, CCD cameras, switchers, monitors, time lapse video recorders, digital compression techniques used in CCTV, multiplexers, coax and fiber cables, design and installation. It includes the latest information on digital compression techniques, and hard disk recording.
Among the valuable and practical tools offered in the book is a test chart on the inside of the backcover specifically designed for the CCTV industry. This test chart allows the reader to test many important details of a CCTV system, including resolution, color, linearity, face recognition, and bandwidth of a system.
Covers both NTSC and PAL standards
Contains numerous tables, checklists and instructions
Contains a test chart specifically designed for the CCTV industry designed to test many details of a CCTV system including resolution, color, linearity, face recognition, and bandwidth