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Pelco is one of the largest video surveillance manufacturers, a leader in analog now making the migration to IP products.



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What Is More Impressive - Bigger Booth Or Packed Booth? on Oct 03, 2014
"... Compare the following 3 manufacturers - Avigilon, Pelco and OnSSI: The smallest, by far, is Avigilon's. OnSSI's booth was 50% bigger and Pelco's..."
ASIS 2014 - 17 Manufacturer Tech Review on Sep 30, 2014
"...key findings from IPVM team members meeting with manufacturers at ASIS 2014 including Hikvision, EMC, Pelco, Digital Watchdog, Panasonic, Samsung, Mobotix, IQinVision, Tyco, Theia and Seagate. This adds..."
Avigilon Employee Reviews on Aug 29, 2014
"Avigilon employees say the best thing about Avigilon is socialization among employees and the..."
Pelco IP Camera Price Cuts on Jul 24, 2014
"Starting July 1, 2014, Pelco has made significant price cuts across their mid to high end IP camera lines. In this note, we..."
Are Pelco Digital Sentry DSSRV NVRs Compatible With Endura VMS? on Jul 21, 2014
"I'm responding to an RFP for a college that has several existing stand-alone Pelco Digital Sentry DSSRV NVR's at locations on campus. They RFP requires upgrading to use Pelco..."
Why Dahua Should Acquire Pelco on Jun 18, 2014
"In 2013, negotiations for mega Chinese manufacturer Hikvision to acquire Pelco broke down. At that time, we argued that it was a bad fit. However, there is another mega..."
The First Surveillance Manufacturer To Add Live Chat? Pelco? on Jun 16, 2014
"... Pelco today announced they added live chat to their site. This is new. We cannot find / think of any..."
Pelco Responds to Criticism Impressively on Jun 09, 2014
"... Now, contrary to this, Pelco has delivered a powerful example of professionally responding and stepping up to criticism. Even..."
Pelco Major Rep Shakeup on Jun 02, 2014
"Pelco has ended their relationship with 5 of 8 Noth American manufacturer representatives while..."
Falling Down: The 2014 Mid-Year Guide on Jun 02, 2014
"...then we cover some important industry issues, including: ONVIF Affirms No Policing, Abuse Away Pelco Is Back? Why Was Dropcam at ISC West 2014? Avigilon CEO: Axis Model is Win - Lose Turning..."
Testing 5MP Pelco Sarix IR on May 15, 2014
"...performance at night? Will this jump in pixels kill my bandwidth and storage? To find out, we tested Pelco's new Sarix IBP519-ER, a 5 megapixel integrated IR bullet claiming 25m illumination range. We..."
Pelco / Schneider Multisight VSaaS on May 08, 2014
"Pelco / Schneider Electric is getting into the VSaaS market with the launch of their Multisight video..."
IP Camera Buyer's Guide 2014 on Apr 28, 2014
"...looking at the good and bad behind ACTi, Arecont, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hikvision, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, and Vivotek.Performance / Price Focus This Buyer's guide focuses on comparative..."
Pelco Is Back? on Apr 24, 2014
"In a recent interview, Pelco made a fairly startling claim / refreshing admission: "Pelco is back. ... We are acknowledging..."
ONVIF Mega Test on Apr 16, 2014
"...camera manufacturers included: ACTi, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, DRS, Geovision, Hikvision, Honeywell, Pelco, Samsung, Sony, Wodsee (the super cheap Chinese offering). The VMSes included: Exacq,..."
52 New Products Directory ISC West 2014 on Mar 30, 2014
"...Mirasys VMS Version 7 Raytec Spartan Hazardous Area Lighting RCI's 0563 1/2" Rim Strike Schneider / Pelco Multisight VSaaS Sentry360 12MP / 4K Minidome Sightlogix 3rd Generation Thermal Cameras Sony..."
Ranking 95 Surveillance Manufacturers Interest on Mar 24, 2014
"... Indeed, Axis interest was more than 2x that of Pelco's (31%), who held a similar position a decade ago in the analog era. Avigilon Next Avigilon..."
Unstable Camera Sync Or Flaky Encoders? on Mar 22, 2014
"We are having issues with two-channel IndigoVision 9000E encoders, particularly in conjunction with Pelco C10CH-6 cameras. The issue is that when the cameras temporarily lose power or their power is..."
2014 Surveillance Test Results Guide Released on Mar 19, 2014
"...Snowing Axis Q19 Thermal Cameras Flir F Series Cameras DRS Infrared: Lowest Cost Thermal Camera Pelco Sarix Thermal Cameras SightLogix Thermal SightSensor Please do not share the pdf book. If you..."
Testing Pelco SureVision 2.0 on Mar 17, 2014
"Pelco's new SureVision 2.0 line promises superior low light and wide dynamic range capabilities,..."
Shaky Video From Analog Cameras Sharing A Single Cat5.? on Mar 13, 2014
"... The cameras are analog Pelco IS-310’s that share a single Cat5e. Each camera has one twisted pair from the cable that..."
Panasonic PTZ Over Coaxial Signal on Mar 11, 2014
"... I believe that the signal is through the coaxial cable similar to Pelco coaxitron. With Pelco’s version of this protocol, we were able to simply add a translator..."
Axis 3D Surveillance Design Tool on Feb 27, 2014
"...Besides the aforementioned commercial surveillance specific options JVSG or CCTV CAD, there are also: Pelco's 3D Design Tool Pelco Camera Design Tool with Google Maps Integration Microsoft Vizio Revit..."
Worst VMS Manufacturers 2014 on Feb 24, 2014
"... There were 6 VMS / NVR manufacturers of note (Bosch, Pelco, Dahua, Milestone, Verint and Axis) and one theme for the rest of manufacturers. Usability..."
Favorite IP Camera Manufacturers 2014 on Feb 10, 2014
"... Pelco - Ugh The good news was that Pelco did not get shut out entirely. The bad news is that it was..."
Worst IP Camera Manufacturer 2014 on Feb 03, 2014
"... Pelco - Strong #3 or Worse Pelco did very badly. Not only did they come in third with a half dozen..."
Ranking IP Camera Low Light Performance on Jan 20, 2014
"...DS-2CD7164-E Hikvision DS-2CD864FWD-E IQeye IQD42S Mobotix D24 Panasonic WV-NP502 Panasonic WV-SP509 Pelco IL10 Pelco IXE10LW Pelco IXE20DN Samsung SNB-5004 Samsung SNB-6004 Sony SNC-CH240 Sony..."
Camera Slow Shutter / Ghosting Tested on Jan 17, 2014
"... Pelco Sarix IL10 Pelco's budget Sarix model, the IL10, defaults to 1/5s shutter..."
Winners & Losers Fall 2013 on Nov 04, 2013
"...Arecont Vision Avigilon Axis Bosch Exacq Genetec IQinVision Milestone Mobotix OnSSI Panasonic Pelco Samsung Sony For pictures and videos of new releases, go here. Trending - Product..."
Testing Geovision Mini IR Camera on Nov 01, 2013
"... To see how this model stacks up we tested it against competitive low cost models from Pelco and ACTi, and integrated IR models from Axis and Q-See. We tested both full light image..."
Best and Worst - ASIS 2013 on Sep 29, 2013
"... Some booth walk bys occur at: Pelco 1:30 OnSSI 3:00, Genetec 3:30 Milestone 4:48 ACTi 6:00 Panasonic 7:30 Avigilon 9:24 Axis..."
Testing The Q-See HD IP NVR Kit on Aug 14, 2013
"...cameras (Q-See QCN7001B), we shot them out against competitive low cost models, including the ACTi D11 and Pelco Sarix IL10. We also used the Axis M1114 to provide readers a familiar baseline. Full Light,..."
Is It Possible To Convert Any PTZ Camera To IP? on Jul 02, 2013
"I have a hernis analog ex-285 camera which I want to convert to IP or pelco D/pelco P, Since my head end is pelco. Can someone assist me on this ?"
Tyco Acquires Exacq on Jun 19, 2013
"...  This is the second win for Exacq's founders, who previously sold Integral to Pelco and then turned around, built Exacq and kicked Pelco/Integral's ass. It is especially impressive..."
Testing Pelco Sarix IL10 on Jun 12, 2013
"... This spring, Pelco joined this trend with its IL10 series Sarix cameras. In this report, we share our test results..."
Anyone Used Archive Utility On Pelco Digital Sentry? on May 20, 2013
"Any limitations that you think one should be aware of?"
Pelco's Abandoned Access Control Line (Infinias) on Apr 23, 2013
"Once upon a time, Pelco had its own access control offering that claimed to be the 'smallest, most powerful', and..."
Do I Need A Decoder From The Same Manufacturer As The Encoder? on Apr 22, 2013
"For a very special situation, I need to convert IP camera stream from PELCO to analog signal to be able to connect it to a DVR for recording. Do I've to use a decoder?,..."
Pelco IL10 Value Line Reviewed on Apr 02, 2013
"Pelco is getting into the IP budget market with its new IL10 Value Line, its lowest cost IP cameras..."
Testing Axis Q19 Thermal Cameras on Mar 26, 2013
"... We put the Axis Q1921-E and Q1922-E to the test against FLIR, DRS, Pelco and Sightlogix to see how Axis's thermal image quality and usability matched up. This is the..."
SightLogix Thermal SightSensor on Mar 23, 2013
"... We put it to the test against Axis, DRS, FLIR, and Pelco to see just how accurate this claim was. This report covers SightLogix's image quality only,..."
Testing Pelco Sarix Thermal Cameras on Mar 12, 2013
"In this report, we share our test findings of Pelco's Sarix TI Thermal cameras. While relatively new to the thermal market, Pelco has been making..."
Casino End User - Dallmeier Blade And SMatrix Review on Mar 01, 2013
"... Suitable devices appear to be the Sennetech SCM-200-PELCO and SCM-800-PELCO and the Pelco CM9760-DMR. The Dallmeier’s Jog/Shuttle control worked..."
Casino End User - Pelco Endura Review on Mar 01, 2013
"... Here is the second review, of Pelco Endura: PROS: Relatively uncluttered desktop. Easy to learn and operate. ..."
Casino End User - Avigilon Review on Mar 01, 2013
"...is limited to no more than four (4) PTZs per control cable unless a device like the Sennetech SCM-200-PELCO (which could allow up to 8 PTZ cameras per control line), SCM-800-PELCO (which could allow up to..."
Lowest Cost Thermal Camera Tested on Feb 25, 2013
"...we share our test results of DRS' WatchMaster IP Elite thermal camera, testing it against Axis, FLIR, Pelco, and SightLogix at short and long range. We also give our recommendations for optimization, and..."
FLIR F Series Cameras Tested on Feb 19, 2013
"... We compare the F series against models from Axis, DRS, Pelco, and SightLogix at various ranges. We also provide an overview of the camera's configuration and..."
Would a Hikvision / Pelco Deal Make Sense? on Feb 05, 2013
"A persistent industry rumor says Hikvision and Pelco are in talks to do a merger / acquisition. Who knows the truth. Even if there are some talks,..."
Thermal Camera Tutorial on Jan 23, 2013
"... Other common names such as Axis, Bosch, and Pelco offer multiple models, with specialist manufacturers such as DRS and Vumii mainly selling..."
Anyone Using The Pelco Spectra HD? on Jan 21, 2013
"... Anyone deployed the Pelco Spectra HD? In particular, the new 1080p model? Are you happy? sad? etc."
IP Camera Competitive Guide 2013 on Jan 13, 2013
"...Cost - What Should You Do? If you are a customer of other major players - like Sony, Panasonic, Bosch, Pelco, etc. - you should push for more discounts and lower prices. Certainly, these companies are well..."
Thermal Resolution Shootout on Dec 06, 2012
"...between these two resolution levels we tested the two options from three manufacturers - Axis, FLIR and Pelco - in very dark conditions as shown in the image above. The test was done in a open field, at..."
FLIR Acquires Lorex on Oct 25, 2012
"... Competing Against Axis, Bosch, Pelco Head On Even more interestingly, Flir is gearing up to deliver an end to end array of security..."
Bullet Resistant Cameras Reviewed on Oct 24, 2012
"... Take the following list: Moog/Videolarm BMT10C2 Bullet Resistant Box Housing: ~$950 Online Pelco HS4514 Ballistic Box Housing: ~$800 Online Panasonic PBRH10 Bullet Resistant Tube Housing:..."
Painting Cameras Guide on Sep 17, 2012
"... The companies that offer painting services - take Pelco and Dotworkz for example - typically handle them through direct sales requests. Skins Some..."
New Surveillance Products Fall 2012 on Sep 04, 2012
"...supporting non Axis IP cameras Panoramic MP Cop Cameras (Panasonic) - Quite novel for first responders Pelco's Shipping and Return Guarantees - aims for fast shipping and no hassle returns Pelco Thermal..."
Pay Real Money; Get Fake Interview on Aug 30, 2012
"... Here's an example of the type of hard hitting questions they asked Pelco recently: "Congratulations on the Pelco by Schneider Electric success story at The Greenbrier..."
Axis P3384 Lightfinder/WDR Domes on Aug 21, 2012
"...these cameras, their potential impact, and how they compare to other WDR and low-light models from Sony, Pelco, and Panasonic. Overview The P3384 adds Lightfinder low-light capability, as well as wide..."
Pelco's Shipping and Return Guarantees on Aug 09, 2012
"Will making returns easy and guaranteeing stock draw integrators to Pelco? The company thinks so, and they have leveraged the idea into a recently announced Product..."
Free VMS Software Directory on Jul 31, 2012
"... Pelco Digital Sentry: Four channels included, supports Pelco and third-party cameras. Vicon Jump:..."
Pelco's Wrong! Cries HDcctv Alliance on Jul 04, 2012
"Just days after being sued for stealing Object Video's invention of fire metadata, Pelco is again being attacked - this time for allegedly blowing it on moving to HDcctv. The head of..."
Average Camera Models Used Per Project on Jul 02, 2012
"... Each front entrance got a Pelco IS20 indoor mini dome for the WDR so we could see through the windows. Inside each donation..."
Advertising Blows Up on SIW on Jun 28, 2012
"Reading through today's hatchet job against Pelco, SecurityInfoWatch dumped two surprises. Not only is the article laughably and ignorantly a..."
How Many Camera Lines Do Integrators Carry? on Jun 27, 2012
"... The last set of lines you need to meet spec (Panasonic, Arecont, & Pelco) Some of this is because the marketplace is all over the place and every job is different with..."
Pelco Sarix TI Thermal Cameras Review on Jun 23, 2012
"... So what makes Pelco's thermal cameras so special and worthy of the IFSEC award? In this note, we examine the details..."
IP Video 101 Training on Jun 05, 2012
"... Examples include ACTi Utility Suite, Axis Camera Management, Arecont AV100, IQFinder, Pelco Device Utility, etc. You can also try using tools built into VMS systems but the manufacturer's..."
Pelco: IP vs. Analog Debate Over on Jun 02, 2012
"Pelco's top executive proclaimed that the debate between IP and Analog is over, at the PSA-Tec keynote..."
Sony Next Generation Cameras (IPELA Engine) on May 30, 2012
"...incremental upgrade, intended to regain some ground Sony has lost as competitors such as Bosch, Axis, and Pelco have improved performance in subsequent generations of cameras. WDR: Sony's V Series cameras..."
Pelco's 3D Design Tool Reviewed on May 25, 2012
"... In a surprise, Pelco has elected to just "give away" such a piece of software. In this note, we overview Pelco's "3D..."
Pelco vs Integrators on May 14, 2012
"Once an integrator favorite, Pelco is increasingly viewed with distrust and concern by many. As the former US leader becomes..."
Pelco Sued by ObjectVideo on May 13, 2012
"... Now ObjectVideo is suing former, long time partner Pelco. Done quietly after business hours on a Friday afternoon, ObjectVideo issued a two paragraph..."
Outdoor Camera Temperature Impact Examined on May 01, 2012
"...went out" "Every outdoor PTZ camera deployed (analog or IP) gets it's own outdoor rated power supply (Pelco WCS1-4)" "We do not use the larger camera mounts, housings ( ie. bosch, pelco) traditional..."
IP Camera Networking Basics on Apr 29, 2012
"... Examples include ACTi Utility Suite, Axis Camera Management, Arecont AV100, IQFinder, Pelco Device Utility, etc. You can also try using tools built into VMS systems but the manufacturer's..."
Schneider Goes VSaaS on Apr 23, 2012
"Schneider Electric, the parent company of major surveillance manufacturer, Pelco, announced a partnership agreement to distribute VSaaS from OzVision. Many wondered, including..."
Winners Losers Spring 2012 on Apr 22, 2012
"...IndigoVision Ingram Micro Intersil ipConfigure Milestone Systems Mobotix NLSS OnSSI Panasonic Pelco Pixim Samsung Sony Veracity Winners Given the low overall innovation, the bar for being a..."
Arecont WDR Cameras Examined on Mar 31, 2012
"...3MP (like Axis Q1604, Pelco Surevision, etc.) Price: These are some of the lowest-cost WDR cameras on the market, with..."
ISC West 2012 Show Best / Worst on Mar 30, 2012
"...covered: Show Floor Traffic Ingram Micro Samsung Interlogix Mobotix Vicon Milestone OnSSI Pelco Tyco Bosch Arecont Vision CSST Overall The show floor looked filled with vendor boothes,..."
ISC West Show Floor Review Day 1 on Mar 27, 2012
"...are the topics/companies covered: Show Floor Traffic Interlogix Mobotix Vicon Milestone OnSSI Pelco Tyco Bosch Arecont Vision CSST Overall The show floor looked filled with vendor boothes,..."
From the Pelco Jet to the Ex-Pelco Yacht on Mar 25, 2012
"The Pelco jet was a symbol of the old Pelco. Long gone, the new Pelco is a far less powerful and..."
Axis Q1604 Shootout Results on Feb 27, 2012
"...- A dark scene with minimal ambient lighting In these tests, we compared the Axis Q1604 to Bosch, Pelco and Sony camera as well as the Axis P1344 and the Axis Q1602. Below is a sample of the image..."
Hazardous Area Surveillance on Feb 16, 2012
"...safe' housings include: Bosch's EX62-HSG Dexter’s ‘Dexcam’ series of enclosures Pelco’s EHX*E enclosure The cost range for rated enclosures ranges is $900 - $1,700 USD. The..."
CBR vs VBR: Surveillance Streaming on Jan 17, 2012
"... Those not offering it include Arecont Vision, Panasonic, Pelco and Sony. However, even among the 3 who do offer it, the terminology they use varies..."
Testing Pelco's Surevision Cameras on Jan 09, 2012
"Undoutedbly, Pelco was a leader in analog CCTV. Years ago, integrators would have likely choosen Pelco as the most..."
Bosch Dinion Camera Testing on Jan 08, 2012
"In this report, we test Bosch's Dinion IP cameras against leading cameras from Axis, Pelco and Sony. Our goal in this test was to understand (1) how Bosch's cameras compared to one..."
Axis Q1602 Lightfinder Test on Dec 12, 2011
"... The Pelco SureVision arguably provides the best image though it too is still a blob. Lastly, let's..."
MP Camera Low Light Shootout 2011 on Dec 05, 2011
"... We've tested Arecont, ACTi, Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Pelco, Panasonic, Sony, Vivotek, etc. UPDATE: We've taken the top performers of this test and did a..."
Testing Arecont's 20MP SurroundVideo Camera on Nov 29, 2011
"Should you be using 20MP cameras? Once considered science fiction, 20 Megapixel cameras are now a..."
IP Camera Bootup Shootout on Oct 19, 2011
"...manufacturers including: ACTi Avigilon Arecont Bosch Axis Bosch Canon IQinVision Panasonic Pelco Sony Vivotek We were somewhat surprised at how significant the variation was and how quick..."
IP Camera Buyer's Guide 2011 on Oct 05, 2011
"... Pelco Good Stuff: Historically strong technical support. Note: They claim to have the world's best..."
First Ever Video Surveillance Buyer's Guide on Oct 04, 2011
"We are proud to announce the industry's first Video Surveillance Buyer's Guide, a 30 page report..."
DRS Technologies WatchMaster Thermal Camera on Sep 28, 2011
"In the past year, thermal IP surveillance has been a growing trend, with Axis, Bosch, and Pelco entering the IP thermal market, FLIR and VideoIQ entering a partnership, and SightLogix adding a..."
Pelco Layoffs September 2011 on Sep 27, 2011
"Schneider Electric has announced layoffs, aka a 'workface reduction' for the Pelco division and Clovis facilities. We spoke with Schneider and they confirmed that the layoffs are..."
Winners and Losers Fall 2011 on Sep 25, 2011
"...Ultimately, we do not see much future for the Alliance, as we examined in our desperation moves review.Pelco - On the positive side, Pelco did announce a number of new products which is good especially in..."
New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011 on Sep 21, 2011
"...  This functionality is found in some competitor's cameas, such as Pelco's Spectra.New FeaturesDVTel also claims the Quasar line improves performance thanks to two..."
Pelco Sarix SureVision Examined on Sep 19, 2011
"In this note, we examine Pelco's announcement of SureVision - examining how the feature set compares to existing Pelco Sarix..."
Who the Hell is Killing the Pelco Brand??? on Sep 18, 2011
"What a colossal marketing mistake - It looks like Schneider Electric is phasing out the Pelco brand in favor of its own [UPDATE: Schneider denies this, details below]. Perhaps this makes..."
Pelco's Sarix Competitive Price/Positioning Examined on Sep 07, 2011
"Pelco entered the megapixel market moderately late and with a relatively limited lineup. Now, with the..."
Surveillance Pricing: MSRP and Discounts on Jul 07, 2011
"...its name implies, the manufacturers that typically use this are traditional security companies such as Pelco, American Dynamics, Honeywell, March Networks, etc. However, some startups adopt this approach..."
Quasar Smart HD Cameras Examined on Jun 15, 2011
"... This functionality is found in some competitor's cameras, such as Pelco's Spectra PTZs. This reduces overall cost by eliminating some hardware cost, and reducing..."
New Surveillance Products Review June 2011 on Jun 14, 2011
"...  This functionality is found in some competitor's cameas, such as Pelco's Spectra.New FeaturesDVTel also claims the Quasar line improves performance thanks to two..."