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CCTV Installation Exeter Devon (EX1): With technology improvements and falling costs, security and CCTV cameras have become common in Exeter on both domestic and commercial buildings. An inaptly positioned CCTV system may not however provide you with the sort of security benefits that your are searching for in your premises. It's recommended that if you're looking at installing CCTV cameras on your home or business, you use the experience and knowledge of a CCTV installation specialist in Exeter.

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Analogue Systems - Can have a multi-camera installation to record every area of your property, both internally and externally. Analogue style systems can be configured to take still frames or provide constant video recording and transfer them to a local DVR (digital video recorder) for viewing and storage. The recorded videos and images can be copied to a DVD/CD or USB stick for inspection and identification of suspects by the police and other authorities in any criminal investigation. Despite the fact that a lot of DVR's have a web connection as standard, they are actually designed to perform as standalone systems.

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Internet Protocol (IP) Systems - Internet Protocol cameras hook up with an internet connection or a wireless intranet to transfer their recorded images. The DVR within an IP system has got a secure gateway which the cameras can link into wirelessly, whilst additionally having the capacity to connect through an internet router for viewing and monitoring purposes. IP cameras also send pictures, video and notifications directly to your smart phone, thus adding a further security layer by preventing a burglar from removing evidence from a local DVR. It must be stressed that security features such as passwords have to be sufficiently strong on IP equipment and cameras to stop any unauthorised access to your CCTV footage.

Cloud Systems - Uses an encrypted secure gateway to record footage to "cloud" storage. Both analogue and IP systems can use cloud based technology as well as their primary recording activities. Cloud recording generally has a monthly or annual fee which is determined by how much space is required on servers and whether or not you need 24 hour monitoring by a security company.

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Night vision using infrared LED's normally comes as standard on most CCTV systems. The images recorded by an infrared may be of a fractionally lower resolution than those taken in normal daytime light and they'll always be in black and white owing to the basic characteristics of low light recording devices. It's quite possible, if you discover the night vision resolution is too low for your requirements, to fit specialist lamps that yield a more natural light source for your cameras. These lamps can provide "daylight" conditions for your system, as well as providing bright lighting when any motion is identified by a camera.

Be cautious if using traditional security lighting with cameras, so as not to affect neighbours or shine directly on road traffic.


Residential CCTV systems that record over the perimeter of your property, into a nearby garden or onto the main street, are now covered by the Data Protection Act. This doesn't mean you're not permitted to use your CCTV cameras or monitor any activity, however it does mean any recordings have to be secured in keeping with the legislation.

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If your CCTV system is recording even a small view of a public area, the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) has particular requirements on informational signage and data protection. To circumvent any problems with your legal obligations it is best to use a dependable and professional CCTV installation service in Exeter to install your CCTV system and any associated devices.

You probably will not require planning permission for your exterior cameras unless you are placing them on a listed building, you live in a conservation area, you live in a national park or you're in a place of special scientific interest. Planning permission for most other properties in Exeter is not needed if they're sited more than 2.5m above ground level and they do not jut out more than one metre from your outside walls.

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Whatever your budget you should be able to find a CCTV system that matches your needs. Your situation may dictate that all you need is a single CCTV camera to monitor your front entrance, whilst a larger premises might need a selection of cameras with motion detector technology which is linked to a security firm's monitoring service. A dependable CCTV installer in Exeter will look at all your needs and constraints to supply you with the best CCTV system at the right price.

A decent Exeter installer should also do everything possible to ensure costs are kept within your budget constraints, without needing to make any shortcuts. No matter how much you spend on a CCTV system, a genuine Exeter company will offer you the best possible service, from sales to installation and maintenance. It is always good advice to get at least three different itemised quotes for the equipment you wish to install.

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You may want to keep your CCTV cameras discrete from the public eye, or then again you may need them to act as an obvious deterrent by being more visible. A well positioned CCTV security system has been proven by interviews with ex-thieves to offer the biggest deterrent to potential burglars.

It could be the case that you have purchased an off the shelf CCTV system and need expert help with the installation process. Your local Exeter professional alarm and security installation company will still fit your CCTV system, even if you've not purchased it through them. They'll be familiar and trained with all makes of CCTV cameras and will provide a specialist service to install and setup your system.


Camera equipment that is installed on your Exeter property needs to comply with British Standards for CCTV systems, BS EN 62676. The standards laid out in BS EN 62676 stipulates the performance criteria for the equipment, and suggestions on how best to install and site the CCTV system for best effect. It's not legally required to have a BS EN 62676 compliant system installed, but non-British Standard equipment may not have been tested thoroughly and if the system does not meet your high expectations, you might find you have little if any recourse.

The security industry is highly regulated and a competent CCTV company should have membership of a trade body, or be affiliated to one or more established security associations. The following are the principal United Kingdom security trade bodies:

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The National Security Inspectorate - The National Security Inspectorate is an independent trade organisation that promotes the security industry through the acknowledgement of top quality companies. The vetting procedure is rigorous and includes a company demonstrating their knowledge in the installation, planning and maintenance of a wide array of security and fire safety equipment. They must also show suitability of vehicles, installation equipment, training records, employee vetting, insurance policies, and even the suitability of company premises, are all covered by the exacting standards of their codes of practice. Fire & rescue services, police forces, and insurance companies in the United Kingdom and the EU all recognise members of the NSI as having the highest standards within the security industry.

The British Security Industry Association - The BSIA (British Security Industry Association) is a trade association for the security industry within the United Kingdom. All members of the BSIA are appraised and meet the ISO 9000 regulations, British Standards for security installations, and abide by all the industry Codes of Practice.

Secure By Design - Founded with the aim of crime reduction throughout the UK, the SBD is a government initiative led by police forces. They work along with installers, builders and designers to strengthen the physical security of commercial and residential buildings all over the UK.

The Security Institute - The Security Institute has the largest membership of specialist security technicians and contractors in Great Britain. It sets very high standards for its three thousand plus membership in all parts of the security industry by the promotion of best practices, and guarantees the competency of its affiliates.

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