Product Highlight: Top 10 Picks for Pelco Security Cameras

With thousands of IP camera options to choose from, Pelco™ by Schneider Electric™ offers an IP camera suitable for every lighting condition, environment, and application imaginable. From fixed, entry-level cameras to high-performance pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) and thermal imaging systems, Pelco has IP cameras that allow you to capture your important video data with confidence. Here are our top 10 picks for Pelco Security Cameras:

 

1. Sarix™ Enhanced Range With SureVision™ 3.0: Designed for performance, premium experience, and mission-critical applications, the Sarix™ Enhanced Range with SureVision™ 3.0 delivers the best possible image when the scene contains difficult lighting conditions, such as bright areas, shaded areas, and intense light. The discreet design, motorized zoom, built-in analytics, and advanced features of the Sarix Enhanced Range provide a best-in-class user experience. Engineered with superior reliability and fault tolerance, these rugged fixed IP cameras ensure you always get the video you need. Features:

  • SureVision 3.0 technology
  • True WDR 130dB, min illumination 0.05 lux
  • Up to 3 MPx resolution
  • Up to 60 ips at 3MPx
  • Adaptive IR available
  • IP66 Ingress Protection in environmental models
  • Domes and bullets vandal resistant to IK10 on all surfaces
  • Built-in analytics suite
  • Up to 128GB edge storage with SD card
  • Compatible with Pelco and third-party video systems
  • ONVIF Profile S, Profile G, and Profile Q conformant
  • Full 3-Year warranty and support

 
2. Sarix™ Professional Range IP Cameras: The next generation Sarix Professional Range cameras pack the most popular fixed IP camera features and functionality into a broad assortment of affordable indoor and environmental cameras to maximize your video security options and protect your people, property, and bottom line. Their superior low light performance and adaptive IR illumination excel at capturing important details in the dark, such as faces and license plates, which are critical for effective site security and asset protection. Features:

  • Up to 5 MPx resolution
  • Up to 30 ips at 3 MPx
  • WDR 90dB, min illumination 0.05 lux
  • Up to 64 GB edge storage with Micro SD card
  • Operating temperature up to 60 °C (140 °F)
  • Vandal resistant to IK10, all surfaces (except IJP)
  • IP66 ingress protection in environmental models
  • Adaptive IR available
  • Compatible with Pelco and third-party video systems
  • ONVIF Profile S, Profile G, and Profile Q conformant
  • Full 3-year warranty and support

 
3. Optera™ with SureVision 2.0: Optera™ is the next best thing to being in the middle of the scene itself, offering the unparalleled ability to find and capture the necessary evidence to make critical, business-enabling decisions. Optera’s Panomersive Experience delivers up to 12 MP resolution with the option for completely stitched, seamless, and blended panoramic views without the disruption and distraction of disjointed sensor boundaries. Features:

  • Constant, seamless situational awareness
  • Multiple immersive PTZ views at VMS
  • Up to 12.5 frames per second (fps) at 12 MPx resolution
  • Up to 30 FPS at 4 MP
  • Outstanding WDR and low-light performance at the same time
  • 8 Pelco video analytic behaviors
  • Local storage (Micro SD)
  • ONVIF Profile S, Profile G, and Profile Q conformant
  • Compatible with Pelco VideoXpert™, Digital Sentry™, and third-party VMS partners
  • Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)
  • 3-year warranty

 
4. Evolution Fisheye Cameras: Maximize your video security coverage and investment with the Evolution 360⁰ fisheye cameras. Evolution cameras provide total situational awareness over a 360⁰ field of view, generating a number of video streams at a choice of resolutions, as well as configurable privacy zones and video motion detection within defined areas of interest. With client-side dewarping and retrospective analysis, you have the best forensic fisheye camera available on the market today. Features:

  • Constant 360° surveillance, no blind spots
  • Patented client-side 3D dewarping technology
  • H.264/MJPEG multistream
  • Silent operation, no moving parts
  • PoE or 12 Vdc
  • Ceiling/wall/table mount
  • Ultra-small, 4 1/2-inch (108mm) indoor form factor available
  • ONVIF Profile-S compliant

 
5. Spectra™ Enhanced with SureVision 3.0 — PTZ High Speed Dome System: Spectra™ Enhanced, the symbol for security the world over, has long provided Full HD 1080p 20x and 30x optical zoom cameras that run at up to 60 frames per second and provide 130dB of True Wide Dynamic Range (WDR). Pelco’s PTZ high speed dome systems take a leap in low light performance with the addition of SureVision 3.0 in select 20x and 30x optical zoom environmental models, offering low light video down to 0.03 lux—that is twenty times better than base Spectra Enhanced models. Features:

  • SureVision 3.0 Technology, Including:
  • Up to 130 dB Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
  • Low Light Down to 0.03 LUX on Select Models
  • Anti-Bloom Technology
  • 3D Noise Filtering
  • Enhanced Tone Mapping
  • Up to Full HD 1080p
  • Up to 60 Images per Second (ips)
  • Power over Ethernet (HPoE and PoE+), 24 VAC, 24 VDC
  • Three Automatic Defog Options
  • Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
  • Built-in Analytics Suite
  • Vandal Resistant IK10 Smoked or Clear Bubble
  • Up to 2TB Edge Storage with Micro SD Card
  • Compatible with Pelco and Third-Party Video Systems
  • ONVIF Profile S and Profile G Conformant
  • 3-Year Warranty and Support

 
6. Spectra™ Professional – PTZ High-Speed Dome System: Pelco breaks the price vs. performance barrier with the powerful, cost-effective Spectra Professional Series of discreet, integrated, high-speed dome camera. Spectra Professional delivers 2.0 MPx resolution (1920 x 1080P @ 30IPS), high-profile H.264 compression, built-in analytics including motion detection and camera sabotage, 20X optical zoom, and fast continuous 360° pan and tilt speed. The dome system features open architecture connectivity for third-party VMS and recording solutions allowing integration into virtually any IP-based system. Features:

  • Up to 1920 x 1080p resolution
  • 16:9 aspect ratio; 1080p at 30 ips
  • 2.0 MPx, 20X optical zoom, 12X digital zoom IP camera
  • Ability to control and monitor video over IPv4 or IPv6 networks
  • Built-in analytics including Motion Detection and Camera Sabotage
  • Two video streams: Dual H.264 or H.264 and Scalable MJPEG
  • Fast and continuous 360° pan and tilt
  • Supported protocols: TCP/IP, UDP/IP (Unicast, Multicast IGMP), UPnP, DNS, DHCP, RTP, RTSP, NTP, IPv6, GB28181, and more
  • PoE+ IEEE 802.3 at Class 4 (for non-environmental units)
  • Four preset tours, 64 dome presets, 8 window blanks
  • ONVIF Profile-S and Profile-G conformant
  • IK10 rated
  • 32 GB on board storage via SD card

 
7. Esprit® Enhanced with SureVision 3.0 — Integrated and Pressurized PTZ Systems: Pelco’s iconic Esprit® Series positioning system provides best-in-class image quality and pan/tilt performance. In addition to Full HD 1080p 30x optical zoom, Esprit Enhanced now features SureVision 3.0 with 130dB of True Wide Dynamic Range and low light performance up to twenty times better than the previously available Esprit HD cameras. The new SureVision 3.0 camera is available in either a standard or pressurized 30x optical zoom module that delivers market-leading image quality for the toughest outdoor environments. Features:

  • SureVision 3.0 Technology, Including:
  • Up to 130 dB Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)
  • Low Light Down to 0.03 LUX on Select Models
  • Anti-Bloom Technology
  • 3D Noise Filtering
  • Enhanced Tone Mapping
  • Up to Full HD 1080p
  • 2.0 MPx, 30X optical zoom
  • Up to 30 Images per Second (ips)
  • Three Automatic Defog Options
  • Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
  • Built-in Analytics Suite
  • Compatible with Pelco and Third-Party Video Systems
  • ONVIF Profile S
  • 3-Year Warranty and Support

 
8. ExSite™ IP Series — Explosion-Proof Camera Systems: The ExSite™ Series offers network-based, explosion-proof PTZ and fixed camera systems with integrated camera/ lens/receiver for safe and efficient installation in hazardous locations. Featuring low-light technology, multiple compression formats, and both upright and inverted operation, ExSite IP provides the image quality, performance, and reliability you demand in the most challenging environments. Features:

  • Integrated Camera with 36X optical zoom, 12X digital zoom
  • H.264, MPEG-4, and MJPEG compression
  • Compatible with Pelco and third-party video systems
  • ONVIF 1.02 conformant
  • Up to two simultaneous video streams
  • Electropolished 316L stainless steel construction
  • -60 °C to +60 °C operating temperature range
  • Upright or inverted operation
  • Manual 200° pan and 180° tilt adjustments (EHXME Series)
  • 360° continuous pan rotation with tilt range +90° to -90° from horizontal (IPSXME Series)
  • Password protection
  • Optional window wiper

 
9. Sarix™ TI Thermal IP Cameras: Sarix™ TI excels in automatic detection and impossible light, including blinding sun, smoke, and total darkness. It has enhanced image quality, easy network integration, advanced analytics, and unprecedented value. Sarix TI puts thermal imaging within reach for any application. With cameras available in both fixed and pan/tilt models, Sarix TI is flexible enough to fit into any new or existing system. Features:

  • Plug-and-play with the industry’s most common recording and VMSs
  • Fully integrated sensor, camera, enclosure, and pan/tilt system
  • Fixed and pan/tilt models
  • Integration into any IP or analog system
  • Sun-safe amorphous silicon sensor
  • Five types of Security Video Analytics
  • Full and reduced frame rate options
  • Multiple resolution options, up to 384 x 288
  • Compatible with Pelco and third-party video systems
  • SD Card local recording
  • ONVIF 1.02 conformant

 
10. Sarix™ Thermography IP Cameras: The Sarix™ Thermography IP camera is an advanced thermal imaging camera designed for easy integration into any new or existing video security application. The camera provides predictive maintenance and process monitoring capabilities by detecting temperature fluctuations in user-defined areas. Every Sarix camera features IP outputs and an integrated, environmentally protected IP66-rated enclosure. Available in fixed and pan/tilt models. Features:

  • Fixed or pan/tilt (PT) options
  • Built-in thermography analytics and alarms
  • Temperature monitoring event and metadata streaming
  • Minimum/maximum/average temperature algorithms
  • Auto environmental compensation and correction
  • Up to 16 user-defined alarm zones for each profile
  • Compatible with Pelco and third-party video systems
  • Uncooled, sun-safe, amorphous silicon microbolometer
  • Longwave infrared (LWIR)
  • SD Card local recording multiple lens options
  • Complete with sun shroud and heater/defroster
  • Meets NEMA Type 4X and IP66 standards

 
 

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