The first step in installing closed circuit TV cameras is to conduct a survey of the area to be recorded. Think about what happens in each area. What exactly do you hope to accomplish by capturing the action in the area? Will it be important that you record every inch of a room? Will you need more than one camera to accomplish your goals? Normally, closed circuit television systems come in 1, 2, 8 and 16 camera systems. Which will best accomplish your goals? Do you need cameras outside to accomplish your goals?