Dome Versus Turret Camera Usage Statistics 2017

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 07, 2017

Turret cameras are a growing segment within video surveillance. Indeed, many integrators argued strongly for turrets in an IPVM discussion.

However, 125+ integrators told us about their preferences, explaining which form factors they used more and why:

Dome cameras are the preference for the majority of integrators for the following reasons:

****** ******* *** * ******* ******* ****** ***** ************. ******, many ***************** ******** *** ******* ** ** **** **********.

*******, ***+ *********** **** ** ***** ***** ***********, ********** ***** form ******* **** **** **** *** ***:

**** ******* *** *** ********** *** *** ******** ** *********** for *** ********* *******:

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  • **********
  • ***** ************* ***** * ****** ******
  • ***** **** ** ****** *** ********* ** ********* ***** ****** is *****

*******, ***** *** ******, **** ********* ******* ********** ** ****** resistant ****** *******, *** ********* ** **** ***********, *** **** by ****** **** **** ************* **** *** **. *********** ***** the ********* ******* *** ******** ****** *******:

  • ****** ******* **** **** ** * ******* **** ** ***** than ** **** *******.
  • **** ******* *** ****** ***** ** *********, ****** *******.
  • ****** ******* **** ***** ******** **** ******** *** ********.

Dome **. ****** ***********

***** *** * *** *** ********* *********** ******* ***** *** turrets *** ** ***** ******* ************.

  • ***** ****** ** *********:**** ****** ******** *** ******** ******* ***** *** ***** ****** in *** ******'* **** (*** ******** **** ****** ****). ***** ******* *** **** * ***** ****** *** *** camera's ****, **** *** **** ****** ** ** ********* ** dirtied **** ***** ***** *** **** ******** *******.
  • ***** *** ******* **:********** ** ***** ***** ***** ************ ****** *** **** *** more ***** ** *********** ****** **** ******* ***** ******** *** illuminator **** *** ****. **** **** *******/***** ** ***** ** reduce **** **********, ****** ** ***** *** ***** ** ******* (see** ****** ********** ****).
  • ******* ****** ****** ***:******* **** ****** **** *** ******'* *** **** *****, ** the ***** ****/** *********** ********* *** **** ******* ******* *** camera's ***** **** **** ** **** ******, ***** ********* *** a ***** ****** ******, ****** ** **** ********* ** ********* aim ***** ****** ** *** ******.
  • ******* ******* ****** **** ***********:****** **** *******, ***** ***** **** **** ** *** *** install, ******* *** ****** ** *** *******, **** *********** ** an ******** ***** **** (************** ***** ** *** ***), ****** **** **** ***** ** ********/**** ********* *** ** improper ************, ***-******* *****, ***., ***** *** ***** **** *****.

Aesthetics - ***** ****** *******

**** *********** ***** ***** ** ** ****** ******* ** ******* to ** *** *******, ******:

  • "* ***** **'* ****** ***** *** ***** ** ****** *******...**** seem *****."
  • "* **** ******* ** ** ***** *******."
  • "******* ****'* ** ******** ********* *** ******* **** ******** ** looking "*******.""
  • "**** **** **** ************ *** ************* *** **** ********."
  • "***** ****. * ***'* **** * ****** ******. **** **** like **** ****** ** *** **'*."
  • "*****, ****** **********."
  • "***** **** ***** *** **** ************. * **** ** ********* Turrets **** ** **** ***** *******."
  • "**** *** ** * ***** **********."
  • "*****. **** **********."
  • "***** ** * ***'* **** *** **** ** *******."
  • "**** ************* ******** *** *********. ******* ********* **** * ***** look ** **** *** *** ***** **** ** * ****-*** setting."
  • "*** ********* ** ** **** *** ***** *** *******."

Fewer ************* ***** * ****** ******

**** *************, ********** **** *** *************, ** *** ***** * turret ***** ** ***. *********** **** ****** * ******** ***** therefore **** ** ****** *** ** *** **** *******.

  • "*****. **** **** **** * ******:-) ** ** ********** **** and ******* ****** *********** **** ******'*."
  • "** ********* ******* ******** *** **** ** *** ***** * turret ***** ******."
  • "***** - ** ****** *** **** *** ******** - **** have ***** ******* ** ******* **** ******"
  • "***** ****'* ********* ** **** *** *******"
  • "***** ****** * **** ******* *** ************ *****'* **** **** form ******."
  • "**'** *** ******* ** *******, *** **** ** *** **** product ***** **** * ****** ******. **** **** ** ** options ****** ** *******, ******** ***** *******."
  • "*** "*****" *** ***** ** ****** ****** ** **** *** popping ** **** *****. ******** ** *** *********** ** *** "race ** *** ******" ***** ** ******* **** **** *****."
  • "**** ** *** ********* ****** ************* *** *******. ********* ** do *** *** *** ** *****."
  • "** *** **** *****, *** **** ****** ***** **** **** (our **** ******* ****) **** *** **** *******. ******* ******* them, ** **** ***'* **** **** ** *** ********** ** the ******."
  • "*****. **** ******* ** ******* **** ****** ***********."
  • "** ***'* **** * **********; ** **** ** ******* **** the ************* ** **** **** **** ****** *****."
  • "*****. ** *** **** ******* ********* *********** *** ***** ***** of ******** *** **** ******* ** ***** **** *******."

Domes **** *** **** *** ****** ** ******** **

****** **** ***** ****** **** *******, ** *** ** ********* for *** ****** ******** ** **** ** * **** ****** and ********* **** ** ** ******* **. **** *********** ****** dome ******* ** ******* *********** **** *********** ****** ***** *****.

  • "***** ***** ** ******** ********** **** ****** *** *** **** where *** ******* *** ******* **. ****** *** ***** **** it *** ********* ********."
  • "****** ****** **** ** **** ********* *** ********** ** ******-*** direction."
  • "******* *** *** *********** *******."
  • "*****, ********* **** ** **** *** **** ****** **** ****** something ******* ***** ** * *********."
  • "**** *****. ******** **** ********* *** ****** ** **** ******* which ********* *** ****** ** ********."
  • "**** ***** *** ********. ***** ** * ******* ****** **** not ***** **** ** **** ******* **** ** ** ******* at ** ** ********** ***** ** ********** (************* *******)."
  • "** *** ** **** ** *** **** * ******** ***** the ****** ** ******** *******."
  • "* **** **** ***** *** ****** ** ******** ** ** where **** *** ******."
  • "** ******* *** *****. *** **** ****** ** **** **** somewhat "****" *** **** ******** *** ***** ******** ***** ********* to ***** **** *** **** ** ****** (** ******** ********* them)."
  • "***** *** ********* *** *** ******* ** **** ***** ******* the ****** ** *******."

Turret ******* *** **** ********* **** **** **** ** ******

****** ******* **** ***** ******** **** ** **********, ** ****, or ** *****, ******* *********** ** ****** **** ** ***** some ** *** ****.

  • "***** ** ***** ****** ** **** *** ***** ** **** less ****** **** ********** ** ** **** ******* ** *******."
  • "******. *** ****** ** ********** *** ** ********. **** ***** doesn't ******* *** ** ** ************* ** *** ****."
  • "**** **-***** ***** ************ *** ********, *** ****** ********** *** likelihood ** *** **** ****** ****** ***** **********. ** **** is * ******* ***********, **'** ********** * ****** *** * dome."
  • "***** **** ******** *** ********* *** ***** *'* *** **** sure * ********** *** ***'* * ***'* ** *******."
  • "******** ******* *** ***** ***** *** ** ************* ****** **** IR ********** ** *** ***** ****."
  • "******* ** ***, ** ********** ** * *******."
  • "* *** *******. ****** ** *****, ** ** ***********."
  • "*******. **** ***'* **** ***** **** ***** ** **, **** glare, ****** ******* *******, *** **** ****** ** *****."

Turret ******* *** **** ****** ** *** ********* ** *****

** *** **** ***** ** * ****** ******* *********, **********, or *****, ** **** ******* **** ***** *******. **** *********** told ** **** **** ****** *******, ** **** *** **** likely ** ****** *********.

  • "** **** ***** ******* ** ** **** ********* ****** ********* however *** *** *** ****** ** *********** ** ****** *** scratching *** ********* ** ***** ***."
  • "****, ******* ****. **** ********* ***** ** ***** **** ** use, *** ****** **** ******** **** ****'* **."
  • "**** ***** ** ********* *** **** ********** ** *****."
  • "**** *****, **** *** **** *** ***********."
  • "**** *****/******** **** ******."

Turret ******* **** ***** ******** **** ******** *** ********

****** ****** ****** ********** *** ******* ****** ****** ** ******** or ******* *******. ** ** **** ********* *** ******** ** humidity ** ********* **** *******, ******* **** *********** ** ****** this ***** ** ****** *** ***** ************.

  • "***** **** ** **** ******** *** ************ ****** *** *** time."
  • "***** *** **** ******* ** ****** **** ************."
  • "** **** ** * ****** ** **** **** ********* ******** issues."
  • "******* ***** ***** *** ****** ****** ****."
  • "******* ****** **** ******."

Comments (7)

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- **** ***** *** ******.

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*****, **** ******** *** ********* ***+ *********** **** ****, ** bad.
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**** ***** *********** ** *** ****?

* ********* ******* **** *******. ** *** ***** ****, ***** are ****, ********, ******, *** *********** ***, ******* ***** ************* do *** ***** *******, **** ** ***** ** ***** *** overall ********** ******* ******* *****. **** ***** ** **** ** the ****** - "***** ************* ***** * ****** ******"

** **** * *** ************* **** ******* * ****** ** dome ***** **** **** **** *********** *** **. ***** *** manufacturer **** *** ******* ** ******** ***********.

** *** *** *********** ** ** *** ******** **** ******, especially ***** ********** ********** ** ***** ** *******.

** ** **** ***** ***** ****** *** ** ********* **** factors ********* *******.

** ******, *** ****** ** ****** ***** ** ***********. ********** regulations **** *** *** ****** ******* ** ** **** *** all ******* ******* ** ** ****** ** ***. ******* *** simply *** ** ****** ******** ***** ********** ***** **.

** *** **** ********** ******* **** * ******** ******** *********** such ** *** **** - ***** *** ******* ***** ** turrets? ****'* **** **********?

***** ** **** ********** ** ***** ******* *** * ****** choice.

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