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CCTV Maintenance

Why is CCTV maintenance important?

CCTV systems are an important part of many security solutions. They can help to deter crime, identify criminals, and provide evidence in the event of an incident. However, CCTV systems can only be effective if they are properly maintained.

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CCTV maintenance is the process of keeping CCTV systems in good working order.

Checking and cleaning the cameras
Testing the recording equipment
Updating software
Resolving any issues that may arise

There are many benefits to CCTV maintenance

Improved security. Well-maintained CCTV systems can help to deter crime and identify criminals.

Reduced risk of system failure. Regular maintenance can help to identify and resolve potential problems before they cause a system failure.

Extended system lifespan. Proper maintenance can help to extend the lifespan of a CCTV system.

Reduced costs. Regular maintenance can help to reduce the cost of repairs and replacements.

How often should CCTV systems be maintained?

The frequency of CCTV maintenance will vary depending on the specific system. However, it is generally recommended that CCTV systems be maintained at least once a year.

How does SECUREIT perform CCTV maintenance?

SECUREIT performs CCTV maintenance using a systematic approach. This approach includes the following steps:

  • Assessment. SECUREIT will assess the CCTV system to identify any potential problems.
  • Cleaning. SECUREIT will clean the cameras and lenses to ensure that they are in good working order.
  • Testing. SECUREIT will test the recording equipment to ensure that it is working properly.
  • Software updates. SECUREIT will update the software on the CCTV system to ensure that it is up to date.
  • Resolution of issues. SECUREIT will resolve any issues that are identified during the maintenance process.

CCTV maintenance is an important part of keeping CCTV systems in good working order. SECUREIT performs CCTV maintenance using a systematic approach that ensures that the system is properly maintained and that any potential problems are identified and resolved.

Here are some additional tips for CCTV maintenance

Keep a log of all maintenance tasks that are performed. This will help to track the history of the system and identify any potential problems.

Store spare parts for the CCTV system. This will help to reduce the downtime in the event of a failure.

Train your staff on how to perform basic CCTV maintenance tasks. This will help to ensure that the system is properly maintained even if SECUREIT is not available.

If you are looking for a company to perform CCTV maintenance, then SECUREIT is a great option. They have a team of experienced technicians who can perform all of the necessary maintenance tasks to keep your CCTV system in good working order.

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CCTV maintenance schedule includes the following:

  • Visually inspect all major components and connections for signs of deterioration or damage
  • Check all control equipment (recorders, monitors, video switchers, telemetry units etc.) for correct operation
  • Check mains & power supplies and stand-by batteries
  • Check environmental conditions for adverse effects, including growth or shrubbery obscuring camera views
  • Check time and date settings in equipment and update the settings as appropriate
  • Check hard disk drives and or any other storage devices required
  • Check auxiliary lighting equipment, infra-red units and photocells (if any) for correct operation
  • Check air vents are clear in all control equipment including
  • Clean cameras, lenses and housing surfaces as necessary
  • Check all glands and seals on external equipment
  • Clean control equipment surfaces including PC (if applicable)
  • Check camera is aligned to user specification, pictures for correct field of view and adjust as necessary
  • Check brackets, towers and fixings for corrosion or damage. Check clamping bolts/brackets are tightened correctly
  • Check quality of recording during daytime and night-time modes
  • Check the satisfactory CCTV transmission of images to remote site (if applicable)
  • Check warning signs are in place and visible
  • Check all camera pre-sets (if applicable)
  • Check all alarm pre-sets (if applicable)
  • Record any defects and report to customer
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CCTV maintenance schedule includes the following:

  • Check all control equipment (DVRs, VCRs, monitors, video switchers, telemetry units etc.) for correct operation
  • Check mains & power supplies and stand-by batteries.
  • Check time and date settings in equipment and update the settings as appropriate
  • Check hard disk drives and or any other storage devices required
  • Clean cameras, lenses and housing surfaces as necessary
  • Check the satisfactory CCTV transmission of images to remote site (if applicable)
  • Check all alarm pre-sets (if applicable)