Video Decoder, Type D is a standalone, environmentally hardened Decoder for a single video signal, suitable for field cabinet use that is compatible with the existing legacy Decoder and decoder video systems and otherwise would not meet Type B requirements.
Decoders of this Type shall be of the same make and model of Decoder(s) that it shall replace, share communication in a drop and add link with, or with the decoder that shall decode it’s video, unless otherwise approved by the Engineer.
F. Video Decoder, Type E – Cards
Video Decoder, Type E-Cards is a high density Decoder unit for multiple video signals, with one Decoder per video signal, suitable for control center use with the existing legacy Decoder and decoder video systems and otherwise would not meet Type B requirements.
Decoder Cards of this Type shall be of the same make and model of the Decoder Card(s) that it shall replace, or with the Decoder Card(s) that resides in the same chassis that it shall be added to unless otherwise approved by the Engineer.
G. Video Decoder, Type E – Chassis
Video Decoder, Type E - Chassis is a high density rack mount unit that supports multiple Video Decoder Type C or Video Decoder Type C cards suitable for control center use with the existing legacy encoder and decoder video systems and otherwise would not meet Type B requirements.
Encoder Chassis of this Type shall be of the same make and model of the Encoder Chassis that it shall replace unless otherwise approved by the Engineer.
936.2.08 Delivery, Storage, and Handling
For Furnish Only items, provide all materials in protective packaging suitable for shipping and storage. Label all boxes with contents, including manufacturer name, model, serial numbers, and project number. Package each product/system in individual boxes as units of one complete unit. Multiple boxes for one assembly is acceptable, but multiple assemblies in the same box is not. Deliver assemblies to the Department at the location specified by the Engineer. Deliver at one time the full quantity of complete assemblies as shown in the Plans; multiple deliveries are not acceptable.
936.3 Construction Requirements
Ensure that all construction for the equipment, materials, components and assemblies of the CCTV System specified conform to the CCTV manufacturer’s requirements and recommendations.
A. General Requirements
Request that the Department establish the utility service(s) required for a CCTV installation as described in Section 682.
B. CCTV System, All Types
1. Installation Requirements
Mount the camera system assembly and the mounting bracket arm at the cardinal direction and height as shown in the Plans.
Install cables between the camera system assembly and the equipment cabinet inside new hollow metal or concrete support poles unless otherwise specified. Where devices are installed on existing wood poles, install cabling on the wood poles in rigid metal conduit risers of minimum 2 in (50.8 mm) diameter. Use weather heads on all nipple and conduit openings. Neatly install and route cabling to minimize movement in the wind and chafing against the pole, device or bracket. Form a drip loop at the weather head and route cabling to prevent water entry into the weatherhead or mounting bracket arm. Install the mounting bracket arm no more than 8 in (204 mm) above the weatherhead, and install a drip loop that is no more than 6 in (152 mm) below the weatherhead at the loop’s lowest point.
Install the cabinet interface assembly components in the equipment cabinet as shown in the CCTV system detail drawings. Neatly arrange and dress all wiring, firmly lace or bundle it, and mechanically secure the wiring without the use of adhesive fasteners. Route and secure all wiring and cabling to avoid sharp edges and to avoid conflicts with other equipment or cabling. Route all CCTV cables separate from any 120VAC power wiring or surge suppressor ground wiring. Neatly coil and dress between 3 ft (1 m) and 5 ft (1.5 m) of cables in the bottom of the cabinet. Dress and route grounding wires separately from all other cabinet wiring and with the minimum length possible between the suppressor and the ground bussbar. Do not splice any cable, shield or conductor used for video, control, communications signaling, power supply, or grounding.
Fasten all components of the cabinet interface assembly to be mounted on the equipment cabinet side panel or on the CCTV Interface Enclosure with stainless steel hex-head or Phillips-head machine screws. Install the screws into tapped and threaded holes in the panels. Fasten stud-mounted components to a mounting bracket providing complete access to the studs and mounting nuts. All fastener heads and nuts (when used) shall be fully accessible within the equipment cabinet, and any component shall be removable without requiring removal of other components, panels, or mounting rails. Do not use self-tapping or self-threading fasteners.
2. CCTV System Configuration
Program and configure the CCTV system in accordance with the procedure below. Provide all required documentation in writing with all data recorded in the format of the NaviGAtor Standard CCTV Control Protocol. Perform the CCTV system configuration in accordance with the acceptance procedures in subsection 936.3.06. Configure each CCTV system with the communications address specified by the Department, prior to any acceptance testing at a given CCTV system site. Configure the communications address as “001” unless otherwise shown in the Plans or directed by the Engineer.
GDOT’s “ATMS Surveillance Camera Control Integration and Calibration Procedure” is as follows:
a. Record the position status setting for the full pan left and pan right stops. The pan left and pan right stops are defined as the camera positions when the pole initially comes into view from either direction at maximum zoom.
b. Record the position status setting and angle (degrees from horizon) for maximum tilt up and maximum tilt straight down (90 degrees down from horizontal).
c. Record the position status settings for each end of maximum focus range.
d. Record the position status settings for maximum zoom out and zoom in.
e. Provide to the Department the following information from each field installation site:
Location (as shown in Plans)
Height of camera (ft) above travel lanes
Azimuth (compass heading in degrees at camera’s right stop as defined above)
Azimuth (compass heading in degrees at camera’s left stop as defined above)
Device ID as shown on the Plans (example: CAM001)
CCTV system communications address (example: 001)
IP address, Subnet mask, Gateway port/socket of serial port on Encoder
Video switch input port (when connected)
3. As-Built Drawings
Furnish as-built CCTV system wiring diagrams, identified by location. Include all wiring, cabling, conductor function, connector type and connector pinouts.
936.3.06 Quality Acceptance A. General
Acceptance testing of CCTV System, all Types consists of three phases: 1) field installation testing; 2) CCTV system site testing; and 3) burn-in period. After the Engineer’s granting of burn-in period completion, obtain CCTV system acceptance. Perform acceptance testing for all equipment, hardware and work provided under this Contract, including each CCTV video surveillance field installation assembly and all associated communications hardware at a control center or communications hub. Perform all testing in the presence of the Engineer. Notify the Engineer of a desired acceptance test schedule no less than fourteen calendar days prior to beginning the testing except for testing using the NaviGAtor software and existing NaviGAtor control center and communications equipment. For acceptance testing using the NaviGAtor software and existing NaviGAtor control center and communications equipment, coordinate this testing with the Engineer no less than 30 days prior to the start of this testing.
Except as provided herein regarding the Department’s NaviGAtor software, develop, provide all equipment for, and perform all acceptance testing for all CCTV system equipment, hardware and work. Develop detailed and thorough test procedures with full test plan descriptions, test and measurement equipment listings, and test results data sheets. Submit these test plans to the Engineer for approval. The Engineer will notify the Contractor of the approval or disapproval of the test procedures; only test procedures approved by the Engineer can be used. Provide all necessary testing and measurement equipment.
Make the acceptance testing plan a detailed and thorough procedure for both the field installation test and the CCTV system site test. Demonstrate that the CCTV system equipment, hardware and work meet all requirements of the Contract. These requirements include but are not limited to all design, construction, materials, equipment, assembly, documentation of manufacturer’s certification of assembly and configuration, environmental, performance, communications, video and data communications signal strength and clarity, compatibility with the NaviGAtor software, and documentary requirements of the Contract.
Prior to the beginning of any acceptance testing at a given CCTV system site, complete all configuration and documentation associated with GDOT’s “ATMS Surveillance Camera Control Integration and Calibration Procedure,” described in Subsection 936.3.05.B. Be prepared to demonstrate such work.
B. Field Installation Test
Perform the Field Installation Test as an onsite test of the complete field installation assembly less the communications components; no acceptance testing at a given site can begin until all work associated with that site is complete, not including the communications components. For the field equipment installation test, use a PC system, CCTV Embedded Protocol control software, and a color video monitor to demonstrate full operation of the CCTV site. Demonstrate operation to include pan, tilt, focus, zoom, iris, position feedback, and communications address configuration. Measure the video signal strength at the video connector of the communications equipment.
C. CCTV System Site Test
For the CCTV System Site Test, demonstrate proper CCTV system performance at the TMC or other control center determined by the Department. Perform the CCTV System Site Test only after successful completion of the field installation acceptance test. Demonstrate the complete video image, camera/lens control, and communications operation from each CCTV site to the TMC. Use the NaviGAtor software and existing NaviGAtor control center and communications system to demonstrate the compatibility of the CCTV equipment and installation in its permanent NaviGAtor configuration. Verify data communications (pan, tilt, focus, zoom, iris, position feedback) from the TMC as defined in the Department-approved test procedures.
D. Burn-in Period
1. General Requirements
Provide a 30-day burn-in period for all work and equipment included in the Contract. The burn-in period shall consist of the field operation of the CCTV system in a manner that is in full accordance with the CCTV system requirements of the Plans and Specifications. An acceptance test procedure is not required for the system burn-in.
Conduct only one (1) burn-in period on the entire Contract. Commence with the burn-in period only after meeting all of the following requirements:
a. All work required in all Contract documents for CCTV (may be combined with construction contract) (except this burn-in period) has been completed and inspected by the Engineer.
b. Successfully complete all Acceptance Testing.
Commence with the burn-in period upon written authorization by the Department to commence. Terminate the burn-in period 30 consecutive days thereafter unless an equipment malfunction occurs. Stop the burn-in period for the length of time any equipment is defective. After repairing the equipment so that it functions properly, resume the burn-in period at the point it was stopped.
Successful completion and acceptance of the burn-in period will be granted on the 30th day unless any equipment has malfunctioned during the 15th through 30th day of the burn-in period. If any equipment has failed during the 15th through 30th day, final acceptance will be withheld until all the equipment is functioning properly for 15 days after repair.
When a specific piece of equipment has malfunctioned more than three times during the 30 day burn-in period, replace that equipment with a new unit and repeat the 30 day burn-in period.
2. Contractor Responsibilities
During the burn-in period, maintain all work under this Contract in accordance with the Specifications. Restore any work or equipment to proper operating condition within 12 hours after notification.
3. Department Responsibilities
Department responsibilities during the burn in period will be as follows:
a. Expeditious notification of Contractor upon failure or malfunction of equipment
b. In the event that the Contractor does not provide the services enumerated above under his Contract responsibilities, the Department or its authorized agents may in the interest of public safety take emergency action to provide for adequate traffic control. Pay any costs incurred as a result of these emergency actions. Such action by the Department will not void any guaranties or warranties or other obligations set forth in the Contract.
4. Burn-In Period Acceptance
The Department will make burn-in period acceptance after satisfactory completion of the required burn-in period and on the basis of a comprehensive field inspection of the complete CCTV system in accordance with the specifications. Upon burn-in period acceptance but prior to Final Acceptance of the entire Contract, maintain the complete CCTV system in accordance with the requirements of Subsection 936.3.07.
E. Bench Acceptance Test
For retrofit assemblies, perform the bench acceptance test as an onsite test for all assemblies furnished as shown in the Plans. Furnish a benchtop stand and associated hardware for the camera system assembly mount that securely holds the camera system assembly while the camera is being operated. For the bench acceptance test, use a PC system, CCTV Embedded Protocol control software, and a color video monitor to demonstrate full operation of the CCTV site. Demonstrate operation to include picture quality, pan, tilt, focus, zoom, iris, position feedback, and communications address configuration.
936.3.07 Contractor Warranty and Maintenance
Provide a manufacturer's support (usual and customary warranties) period of three years for all equipment and materials furnished and installed as part of the pay item for CCTV system equipment and materials. Include warranties or guarantees for system camera assembly and mount, cabinet interface assembly, and cabling/connector. Begin warranty upon successful completion of the CCTV System burn in period and acceptance for maintenance.
Transfer Manufacturer’s and Contractor’s warranties or guarantees to the agency or user responsible for the CCTV system maintenance, The warranties and guarantees shall be continuous throughout their duration, and state that they are subject to such transfer.
Provide installation, operations, and maintenance training on the CCTV equipment at a site in the project area. Personnel trained by the various equipment manufacturers and authorized by said manufacturers shall perform the training. Include in the cost of training all supplies, equipment, materials, handouts, travel, and subsistence necessary to conduct the training. Furnish a training notebook in a labeled 3-ring binder to each trainee.
Provide installation, operations and maintenance training for up to twelve (12) people. Include in this training both classroom training and hands-on training. Limit in-shop and in-field training to group sizes of four (4) people at a time. Conduct all training in half-day sessions. Two half-day sessions may be held on the same day. The total of the training shall consist of at least six (6) clock hours of training for each participant. Provide a course content of, at a minimum, the following:
Installation of all CCTV equipment
Operations of all CCTV equipment
Explanation of video quality
Maintenance of all CCTV components
Use of the CCTV embedded protocol control software
Measurement of video signals
Discussion of all warrantee clauses
Hands-on use of CCTV equipment in signal shop environment for each trainee
Maintenance of all digital video encoder and decoder system components including software
Measurement of digital video signals
Hands-on use of digital video transport system equipment for each trainee
CCTV and Encoders/Decoders training shall be provided in conjunction with the digital video transport system training specified in Section 939. The total of the CCTV and video transport system training shall consist of at least eight (8) clock hours of training for each participant. Meet all video transport system training requirements of Section 939.
936.4.01 CCTV System
CCTV systems, Type B, are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional, and accepted. Unless otherwise specified in the Plans, furnish and install the following minimum items for a CCTV system:
camera system assembly including the camera, lens, pan/tilt drive (except for Type D), control electronics and environmental enclosure.
cabinet equipment, including but not limited to the cabinet interface assembly and all associated wiring, conductors, terminal blocks, and surge suppression.
all weather heads, vertical conduit risers and conduit hardware on the CCTV support pole for power service, grounding, communications and control.
all cables, connectors, hardware, interfaces, supplies, and any other items necessary for the proper operation and function of any CCTV system component with any other CCTV system component.
A. Video Encoders, Type B
Video Encoders, Type B, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
B. Video Encoders, Type C
Video Encoders, Type C, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
C. Video Decoders, Type B:
Video Decoders, Type B, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
D. Video Decoders, Type C:
Video Decoders, Type C, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
E. Video Decoders, Type D
Video Decoders, Type D, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
F. Video Decoders, Type E:
Video Decoders, Type E, with rack mounting hardware are measured for payment by the number actually installed, complete, functional and accepted.
Testing as described in section 936.3.06 is considered incidental to the cost of the camera systems and installation and shall not be paid for separately.
Training is measured as a lump sum for all supplies, equipment, materials, handouts, travel, and subsistence necessary to conduct the training.
936.5.01 CCTV System
CCTV systems of the Type specified in the Plans are paid for at the Contract Unit Price. Payment is full compensation for furnishing and installing or delivering the CCTV system.
Payment for CCTV systems is made under:
Item No. 936
CCTV System, Type ___
Item No. 936
CCTV System, Type B, Retrofit Assembly
Item No. 936
CCTV System, Type ___, Retrofit Assembly (Furnish Only)
Item No. 936
CCTV Camera lowering system
Item No. 936
Video Encoder, Type ___
Item No. 936
Video Decoder, Type ___
The Department will pay twenty-five (25%) of the total contract bid amount for training upon approval of the Training Plan. The Department will pay the remaining seventy-five (75%) after completion of all training as described in Subsection 936.3.08. The total sum of all payments cannot exceed the original contract amount for this item.