Average Camera Models Used Per Project

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jul 02, 2012

Choosing the right camera model for the job can be challenging. In high camera count systems, numerous models may be required, each with their own strengths. Using too few models may lead to overspecified and overpriced systems, while using too many may make installation more complex than it needs to be. In order to see how integrators are balancing these factors, we asked the respondents of our Spring 2012 survey the following question:

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