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NTC Blue Book, Low Voltage Systems Handbook

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The NTC Blue Book is the authority on low voltage systems.  This one of a kind reference provides important information on a wide variety of modern electronic systems.

The NTC Blue Book is the Basic Training Manual for the low voltage industry. The focus of this text book is Security Systems. Additionally the text covers the basics of fire alarm, video and access control systems. Other low voltage systems are covered as well.

This book includes application based information.  It is designed to provide workable solutions for the technical challenges presented in the low voltage industry today.


  • Most complete reference for Low Voltage Systems
  • Great training manual for employees 
  • Excellent reference, information is easy to find 
  • Includes broad range of product categories 
    • Security, CCTV, Fire Alarm, Access Control  
    • Commercial & Residential Sound Systems  
    • Structured cabling, Intercom, Central Vacuum 
  • Contains 500 pages of important application based information 
  • Basic electronics requirements for low voltage systems  
  • Certification testing study reference  
  • Includes information from current codes 
  • Provides new employees with the information needed for success 
  • Great tool for teaching sales people technical requirements

       Low Voltage (Security) Systems (Design and Installation) Handbook focuses on the requirements for the major categories of systems.  These include Security, CCTV, Fire Alarm, and Access Control. 

  • The Security section of the book provides detailed information on specific applications and product which can be employed to provide detection. 
  • The CCTV section covers the major subjects in modern surveillance systems.  This includes proper lens selection, storage requirements and digital video recording and alternative means of signal transmission. 
  • The Fire Alarm section covers the basic code requirements for fire alarm systems and how to actually employ them in real life jobs. 
  • The Access Control section focuses on how to design access control systems to meet the need of your customers.

     This book also covers such important product categories like Commercial Sound Systems, Residential Audio/Video Systems, Home Automation, Intercom and Nurse Call Systems.  Low Voltage Systems Design and Installation also covers those categories which may not be at the forefront of the industry, but they play an important role in the industry.  These systems include Telephone Systems, Electronic Article Surveillance, and Gate Entry Systems.

     The Low Voltage Systems Design and Installation book will become one of the most important tools available to your company and your staff.  It has an easy to use format which makes finding information easy.  The book also uses pictures and diagrams to illustrate the important aspects of systems design and installation.

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Burglar Alarm Systems

Chapter 3 CCTV Systems

Chapter 4 Fire Alarm Systems

Chapter 5 Access Control Systems

Chapter 6 Commercial Sound and Paging Systems

Chapter 7 Residential Audio/Video Systems

Chapter 8 Commercial Structured Cabling

Chapter 9 Residential Structured Cabling

Chapter 10 Home Automation

Chapter 11 Telephone Systems

Chapter 12 Intercom Systems

Chapter 13 Gate Access Systems

Chapter 14 Central Vacuum Systems

Chapter 15 Electronic Article Surveillance

Chapter 16 Cabling For Low Voltage Systems

Chapter 17 Surge Protection

Chapter 18 Electronics For Low Voltage Systems




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