Sheetrock (most interior walls) Security Camera Installation Guide


Step 1: Apply Security Camera Mount Template

Using the adhesive template supplied with your camera or mounting box apply template to the mounting surface. The adhesive template is shipped with every camera. If you lose the adhesive template, one can be downloaded from the camera product page under the "Downloads" tab.


Step 2: Drill the Pilot Holes in the Sheetrock (Interior Wall) for the Security Camera Mounting Screws

Using a drill and a 5/64 drill bit; drill pilot holes in each location marked on the mounting template.


Step 3: Drill Security Camera Cable Hole in Sheetrock (Interior Wall)

If you are running the cable through the wall, drill a hole large enough for the ethernet cable, a 1/2in to 1in drill bit should be sufficient. The location of the hole is marked on the center of the mounting template.


Step 4: Attach Security Camera Base Plate to Sheetrock (Interior Wall)

Using the supplied anchors and screws attach the camera or camera bracket to the wall. Use hand tools to prevent from stripping the mounting points.


Step 5: Terminate the RJ45 for the Cable Coming Through the Sheetrock

Run the ethernet cable through your wall through the mounting box, install the weatherproof connector, and terminate the end.


Step 6: Attach the Waterproof Connector to the Crimped RJ45 Cable Run And Connect the Camera RJ45 Lead

Connect cameras RJ45 lead to cable and connect weatherproof coupler.

In the example, we have installed a Bullet Camera with an Electrical Mounting Box, and connected the camera.


Optional Step 7: Attach Mounting Box

Attach camera to the mounting box using supplied fasteners, if you are planning on using a mounting box in this location.