The main reason we look to own a CCTV system is the ability to have recorded documentation of all crucial events that take place. Recorded accountability to help resolve “could have been” mysteries and of course aide in the process of catching a perpetrator. Our CCTV Hard Drive Calculator can help you in making sure you have the adequate space to capture and retain your footage for your desired requirements.

Hard Drive Calculator
Days To Record:
How Many Cameras:
Record Resolution:
Frame Rate:
Hours Per Day:
Version of your Encoder:

Storage Needed*

888 Gigabytes

Throughput: 2.81 Megabits per second

* Approx. Disc Space Required

How to use: First enter the number of cameras you have or want to have. Then select the resolution you will be recording at. Next, input the desired frames per second. Then, how many hours a day you will be recording and how many days a week you will be recording.Note: If you are recording on motion event only, you may want to decrease the “Hours per Day” for a more accurate calculation (*Average Record on motion is about 8 hour per day).NOTE: These calculators are provided for general information only and are not intended as a substitute for professional consultation. We advise you to call us if you have any question as to the accuracy of this information, or if you need help interpreting this information. CCTV CORP will not be held liable for damages resulting from the use, misuse or unlawful use of the information contained herein.-->