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Old August 5th 05, 05:03 PM
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Hello,

I have obtained a CCTV camera, model Silent Witness V28RT and it cam with
wiring diagram.

I have stripped it down and I was expecting be able to simply plug in 12v
and a coax somewhere but to no avail.

What I have found is a 4 slot block connector with no labelling on and an 8
slot strip connector labelled as

N/U CASE - PWR + - AUD + - VID +

I assuming I can connect 12v DC to the one that says - PWR + and a coax to
the one that says -VID +.

As I am a complete novice at this can I plug the camera staright into the
back of my TV (and tune it in)

or am I missing a vital part on this

Any help would be gladly appreciated



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Old August 5th 05, 05:06 PM
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Sorry that should have read

"came with no diagram"

bit of a fundamental error !!!!!!!
"john Smith" wrote in message
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Hello,

I have obtained a CCTV camera, model Silent Witness V28RT and it cam with
wiring diagram.

I have stripped it down and I was expecting be able to simply plug in 12v
and a coax somewhere but to no avail.

What I have found is a 4 slot block connector with no labelling on and an
8 slot strip connector labelled as

N/U CASE - PWR + - AUD + - VID +

I assuming I can connect 12v DC to the one that says - PWR + and a coax to
the one that says -VID +.

As I am a complete novice at this can I plug the camera staright into the
back of my TV (and tune it in)

or am I missing a vital part on this

Any help would be gladly appreciated



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Old August 5th 05, 05:14 PM
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john Smith wrote:
Hello,

I have obtained a CCTV camera, model Silent Witness V28RT and it cam
with wiring diagram.

I have stripped it down and I was expecting be able to simply plug in
12v and a coax somewhere but to no avail.

What I have found is a 4 slot block connector with no labelling on
and an 8 slot strip connector labelled as

N/U CASE - PWR + - AUD + - VID +

I assuming I can connect 12v DC to the one that says - PWR + and a
coax to the one that says -VID +.

As I am a complete novice at this can I plug the camera staright into
the back of my TV (and tune it in)

or am I missing a vital part on this

Any help would be gladly appreciated


If your TV supports 'composite' in, yes you can plug it in to TV or the
Composite in of your Video recorder.


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Old August 5th 05, 06:18 PM
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john Smith wrote:
I have obtained a CCTV camera, model Silent Witness V28RT and it cam with
wiring diagram.
I have stripped it down and I was expecting be able to simply plug in 12v
and a coax somewhere but to no avail.
What I have found is a 4 slot block connector with no labelling on and an 8
slot strip connector labelled as

N/U CASE - PWR + - AUD + - VID +


I assuming I can connect 12v DC to the one that says - PWR + and a coax to
the one that says -VID +.


You might need to link PWR- and COAX-(screen)

As I am a complete novice at this can I plug the camera staright into the
back of my TV (and tune it in)


You need to connect to the A/V (red-yellow-white phono sockets) or SCART
on the telly and select A/V on the remote control. If you don't have
SCART or A/V and want to use the aerial (RF) input, you'll need a modulator.

Maplin have SCART-phono adaptors and modulators (modulators about thirty
green drinkie vouchers)

Owain



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