LED Lighting & CCTV

Our clients are concerned that converting to LED light fixtures will adversly affect the performance of their CCTV system. Their concern is LED light fixtures do NOT contain any IR energy in their light spectrum and this will impact the quality of CCTV picture on the exterior of the building.

In my opinion, although the LED's fixtures do not provide an IR signature, IR can be...

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