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This calculator allows you to determine the minimum specification requirements for a server to run the iCatcher Console CCTV System. We also have more general Minimum System Requirements for the iCatcher software.
By entering your camera details below, our calculator will determine the minimum requirements for your iCatcher CCTV server.
Retention period days
Please enter the appropriate values into the fields above, and then click "Calculate".
Estimations will then be given as to the required CPU speed, RAM size, Hard disk capacity and internet bandwidth required to achieve the system you require. In some cases you may need to split the load between servers in order to maintain an acceptable monitoring and recording rate.
The recommended framerate for CCTV cameras is 5 frames per second, and the recommended image retention time is 21 days.
Total frame rate: XXXfps
Remote streams: XXX
Note that the data rate and remote bandwidth are both displayed in bits per second, normally used for specifying network link speeds. The bytes per second value is also shown for convenience.