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CCTV HDD Calculator

The CCTV HDD Calculator is a handy tool designed for security system professionals and enthusiasts to estimate the required hard drive space for CCTV camera footage storage. Whether you are setting up a new surveillance system or upgrading an existing one, this calculator helps you plan for optimal storage capacity based on various parameters.

Key Features of CCTV HDD Calculator:

  1. Input Flexibility: Easily input the number of cameras, retention days, recording hours per day, video format (H.264 or H.265), resolution, video quality, and frames per second (FPS).
  2. Dynamic Output: Receive an estimated HDD space requirement in gigabytes (GB) based on your input parameters.
  3. Bitrate Calculation: The calculator intelligently calculates bitrate, a crucial factor in determining storage needs, considering video format and quality.
  4. User-Friendly Interface: The clean and intuitive design makes it easy for users to enter information and obtain results quickly.

How to Use CCTV HDD Calculator:

  1. Enter the number of cameras, retention days, and recording hours per day.
  2. Choose the video format (H.264 or H.265) and resolution (360P, 480P, 720P, or 1080P).
  3. Adjust video quality using the slider to meet your specific requirements.
  4. Enter the frames per second (FPS) for accurate calculations.
  5. Click the “Calculate” button to generate the estimated HDD space needed.

Advantages of CCTV HDD Calculator:

  • Efficiency: Plan your storage requirements accurately, avoiding over- or underestimation.
  • Resource Optimization: Optimize HDD usage based on the specific needs of your surveillance setup.
  • Cost-Effective: Ensure you invest in the right amount of storage, preventing unnecessary expenses.

Whether you’re a professional installer or an individual setting up a CCTV system at home, the CCTV HDD Calculator empowers you to make informed decisions about storage, ensuring you have the right amount of space to retain surveillance footage as needed. Plan your CCTV storage effectively and enhance the performance of your security system.