IPVMU Certified | 04/09/14 06:12pm
There are fixed cameras with optical zoom, the contractor is advising us to purchase this camera instead of manual varifocal/zoom lens, he is stating that the benefit of this feature it is not affected by vibration and it does not require re alignment of the lens focal length after installation (which will enhance the operational procedure and require less frequent access to the site) as it will be done remotely. Is this correct ? I have asked several manufacturer and they advised me that this is correct however it is not needed for 10 to 15 years in door camera cases and this feature is a must for outdoor cameras mounted on poles…
My case is that the cameras are ceiling mounted on semi-outdoor/indoor area “soffit”.
Accepting this will increase the number of cameras hugely, as I am looking for a camera that shall have a wide angle of view (in the range of 107 degrees), I appreciate your expert opinion and advise.
Also I appreciate if you can assist me in finding an IP camera that is Wide Dynamic range with motorized verifocal lens and wide angle (not less than 107 degrees).