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Some CCTV Cameras have IP66 some don't, What does IP66 mean?

Posted by Camille Chiu on

  The IP rating system The IP Code (or International Protection Rating, sometimes also interpreted as Ingress Protection Rating*) consists of the letters IP followed by two digits and an optional letter. As defined in international standard IEC 60529, it classifies the degrees of protection provided against the intrusion of solid objects (including body parts like hands and fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water in electrical enclosures. The standard aims to provide users more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as waterproof. The rating’s first digit e.g. IP66 relates to the ingress protection against dust (6 means dust tight,...

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