Worst Features for Camera Installation (Statistics)

Author: Sean Patton, Published on Jun 07, 2018

4 clear worst features for installing were identified by 140+ integrator respondents to:

What feature(s) make a camera hard to install?

The following features were mentioned many times in the responses:

  • Camera Pigtails / Cable Whips
  • Manual Focus / Zoom
  • Non-Standard Mounting Dimensions
  • Poor Gimble Adjustment

By contrast, integrators cited 6 top / best features. Inside this post, we share integrator's explanations and experiences plus we include graphical demonstrations of the problems involved.

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Comments (3)

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