CCTV design with VideoCAD. Placing camera on the layout. Video tutorial. Lesson 10.

CCTV design with VideoCAD. Placing camera on the layout. Video tutorial. Lesson 10.


Placing camera on the layout. Moving camera To quickly move the camera or any selected objects in the Select / Edit mode: Select the camera by the selection window or click on its lens; Place the cursor over the lens of the selected camera and press left mouse button; With left button pressed, move the selected camera to a new location; Release the mouse button. For moving, you can also use the Move tool. For moving, select the objects you want to move, choose the Move tool, then mark on the layout an arbitrary starting point of moving. The point does not have to coincide with the camera. You can use navigation during moving. We change scale We magnify the area using the ZOOM frame You can abort any operation by clicking the Stop operation button or by pressing Escape. Mark the end point of moving To exit the move mode to the Select / Edit mode, press Esc or click the Select / Edit button Pan and tilt the camera Open the Camera Geometry box to monitor camera position parameters. To pan the camera with simultaneous changing the view area upper bound distance and tilt: Click on the pink grip in the middle of the upper bound of the view area; Move the cursor to a new location; Click again. We see that when the grip is moved, the camera rotates and the distance to the view area upper bound changes And through changing this distance the tilt angle is changed. You can combine camera editing with navigation. Changing the lens focal length You can change the lens focal length in the Lens Focal Length combo box or by changing width of the view area projection on the layout. To change the focal length on the layout: Click on any of the orange grips on the corners of the view area upper bound; Move the cursor to a new location; Click again; In the Camera Geometry box, you can see that when you move the grip, the lens focal length and the distance to the view area upper bound are changed. To change the height of camera installation, heights of the upper and lower bounds of camera view area it is convenient to use the Camera geometry box, which can be shown or hidden at any time by this button on the toolbar. The lesson is over. Thank you for your attention.

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