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Best way to install Swann 806 camera

Discussion in 'Alarms, CCTV & Telephones' started by dilly, 8 Apr 2016.

  1. dilly

    dilly

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    Hi
    Just bought the above and was wondering on best way to install them,I was thinking off drilling a hole through my walls which are 300 MM. including cavity and passing wire through but looking at connections its gonna have to be quite big hole is there other ways as I'm trying to keep visible wiring down.
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  3. Sally2000

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    Yes you need a big hole to get the connectors through. You can get a suitable drill from a DIY shop. If the walls are conventional brick then drill through the mortar course, you'll find that easier.
    An alternative is to take the cable up the outside in trunking into the loft.
     
  4. E999

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    Throw it in the bin and buy a Hik OR Samsung camera.........you will be changing camera within no more than 6months otherwise!
     
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    Mind reader !
     
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    Take it back to the place you purchased it from !
    Not fit for purpose ! As everyone says will fail within 6 months .
     
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    don't think I need to say anymore either
     
  9. Sally2000

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    I feel so sorry for dilly. S/he isn't the first to have bought Swann without advice, and won't be the last I'm sure. But that doesn't make it any less disappointing for them.
     
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    I don't know any security professionals installing it know a few aerial installers installing Swann.

    if its not been installed there will be no issues with taking it back for a full refund.
     
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    Notwithstanding the previous comments... Buy a small waterproof box ("adaptable box") and fix it to the outside wall. Drill/cut holes in the bottom for the camera's pigtail and your (shotgun?) cable. Then make the joint in the box. This technique also makes it easier to change the camera when you want to replace/upgrade it (although it does look a bit ugly). Don't be tempted to cut the plugs off the camera - it'll bu99er up your warranty for sure!
     
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