Pelco Favorability Results 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Apr 12, 2021, 09:07am EDT

Pelco was once a huge video surveillance manufacturer, but after a decade of decline and multiple owners, what do integrators think of them now? And how does new owner Motorola impact opinions?

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Inside, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Pelco's positioning, pros, and cons.

Significant *** ********

*****'* ****** *** ************* net ******** (-**%), **** over */* ** *********** having * ******** ****.

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*******, ******** ** **** and **** *****, *****'* favorability *** ******** ********, with ******** ***** ********** noticeably *** * ****** decrease ** *********:

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Outside *** **** **** ********

***** **** ** *** outside ** *** **, integrators **** *** ******** towards *****, ** *********** were **** **** ********, with * *** -** vs **** * *** -6 ******* *** **.

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Key ******

*** **** ****** ** integrator ********* ****:

  • ********: **** *** ***
  • *********** ***********
  • **** ** *** **** / *** ** **
  • ********* / **** *****
  • *********: ***** *** ***********

Motorola: **** *** ***

*********** ********* ******** ********** in ***** *********, **** often **** * ****-***-*** attitude, ****** ** ******* the *********** ***** ** positive ** ********.

  • "*****'* **** ***** ******* in * **** **** since ** ******** ** network *****, **** ** purchase ******** ** ***** PTZ's, ** **** *** what **** **** ** provide *** ********."
  • "* **** ** ** optimistic *** ***** **** will **** * ***** to *** ** *** Motorola *********. ****** **** road ** **** ******** as **** *** *** Pelco **... ???"
  • "** *** **** **** Pelco *** *****, **** were *** $&*#, ******* product **** ** **** 24/7 **** ******* **** knew ***** *******. * have *** *** *** dealing **** ***** ***** Motorola ****** ****, *** can *** **** **** could **** ******* **** what **** ****. *** Avigilon **** **** **** UL ****** ****** ****** and ********."
  • "* **** ********* ****** cameras. *** ******* (**** 20 ** **** *****) are * ***** *******. "War *******". * ***** the ************ **** **** on ****. ******** ********* acquisition **** ** *********** to *** ******* ******."
  • "***'* *** **** ******** can ** **** ****.....**** reserve ********* *** ***."
  • "**** ** ** ** a ***-**** ******* *** interested ** *** **** Motorola **** **** **."
  • "**** **** *** ****. Curious ** ** **** Motorola **** ** **** them."
  • "*** **** ** ********. Have *** **** **** much, *** ******* ** see ** **** ************* from ***** ***** ********* or **** ***** **** existing."
  • "*** *** *** ** technologic *** * ***** under ******** ********* ** will ** ******."
  • "***** ******* ** *** where ******** **** **** them - * ****** Avigilon ******* **** ** rebadged ***** ** ****** the ***** *****."
  • "** *** * **** run **** ***** **** 1981 ** ****. ** should ** *********** **** Motorola **** **** ****"
  • "**** **** ** ** keeping **, ********* ******* contracts. **** *** ********* by ********, ** ** will *** **** **** do **** *** *****."
  • "* **** ** **** Pelco. ******* **** **** to *** *** ****** really **** **** ****** failures. **** *** ******* took * **** **** had ****** **********. * hope ** *** * turn ****** **** ********. We **** **** * system ******** ******* ******* seems ** *** ** as ***********. **** ******* wasn't **** ** **** with **** *********** **** my ********* *******. **** you *** * ***** system ** ***** *** are ****** ** ** the ***** *** ** doing ******."
  • "*** ****** *****. :-) Lets *** **** ******* inside ********."
  • "***** **** ****** ****** the ***** *** *** functionality & ***** ******* have **** ******** **** & *** ** ****** of *** ***** ******* they **** **** & hence *** ** ****** the ****-**** ******** ****** of ***. *******, **** the ****** *********** ** Motorola & * **** of *** ************* **** to *** ** **** there *** ** **** for **** ** *** future."
  • "*** *****. ***'* *** what ******** **** **** the ****."

******** **** **** ******** on *****'* *******:

  • "* *** ******** ***** upon **** **********. * haven't **** ***** ** several *****. * *****'* seen ** ***** ******** positive ***** ***** *** acquired ** ******** *********. Of ****** ***** ******* situation ***'* ** *** worse **** **** ********* bought *****."
  • "***** *** ** *** path ** ****** ***** and ********** ****, *** all ********* ********, ************ but ******** ****** **** a *** **** ***** of ********* ********* ***** they **** **** **** or **** **** ** a ******* ************. **** haven't **** ******** ** stay ******** ** *** security ******** *** * long **** *** **** of *** *** ********** of ******** ************* ***'* even **** *** **** are."
  • "********* ** *** ******* Pelco *** * **** company *** *** ******** acquisition ** ******** **** headaches *** ******** ******** like **. **** ** Motorola *** ***** *** install ****, ** ***** are *** **** ***** they **** **** *** opportunities."

Acquisition ***********

** ******** ** ******** on ********, ******* *********** expressed *********** *** ** Pelco's ******* ** *********:

  • "**** ********* ** ***** acquired ** ********* ********, SI *** ** **** skeptical ** ********* ***** product ** *** ******* is **** *********."
  • "**** * ***** *.*. based *******, ** *** slow ** ******* ** IP ********** ****** *** industry *** *** ****** behind *** *****. ******* mismanaged. **** ***** **** good **** ***********. **'** been ********* ** **** project *********** *** ** uncertain ****** ******* *** offerings."
  • "*** **** ***** *******, uncertianty ** ******** *** channel ***** ***'* *** direct ******/******* ******* *********."
  • "** **** ****** ** hands, **'** *** **** time ***** **** **** go. *** ***** ** well ***** *** ****'* about **."
  • "***** *** **** *** too **** ******* *******. I ***'* ***** **** with **** **** ***********. Last * *******, **** were *** **** ****** anyway"
  • "****** ** ******* ******* of *** **** ***********."

Good ** ***Past / *** ** **

**** *********** ********* **** they **** ** *** Pelco, ******* **** "*** best", "******", ** ****** "king", *** **** *** not ********** **** ** effectively.

  • "****** ***** ***** ******** back ** *** ***. Specifically ***** ************ *** enclosures. *** ***'* ***** multiplexers *** ********** *******?? Have ** **** ** with *** *****."
  • "**** *** **** **** in *** ** *****, back ** *** *** Pelco's ******* **** *** best"
  • "***** ** *** *** same ***** ** **** gone **. **** ** develop * ******** **** allows **** ** ***** apart **** *** *** other *******."
  • "** **** ** *** a *** ** ***** equipment *** **** ***** away **** **. ** don't **** *** ******** and ******* ******* *** premium *****. **'** **** experienced * ******* **** of **** *******. ** we've *** ** **** PTZ ******* **** *** repair, **** ****** **** forever ** *** **** or ** **** ***** they **** **** "********" but ***** *** ***** problems **** *** ******."
  • "**** ** *** *** when *** ** *** was **** **/* **** were ****. *** ***** all * *** ** them *** **** *** their ****** ******** ***** still **** ***** **** F. (* ******* "********" at *****, *** *** I **** **** ***** them *******."
  • "***** **** ** ** the ******** ****** (** my *******) **** ***** ago. * ***'* ***** they ************ **** ** the ******* ***** **** the ****** *****. * had * *** ********** with ***** ****** ****** and **** ** ******* on * ******* ** worked ** ******* ***** ago **** * ****** for ******* ********** *** it ***** **** **** didn't **** **** ******** since **** ******** * haven't ****** **** ***** products *** ** ***** 5-6 ***** ** ***** may ** *********** ***** then."
  • "***** *** * ***** when ** **** ** analog ******* *** **** held **** **** *** too ****. **** ****'* innovate ** ******* **** it **** ** ******* cameras *** **'* ****** shown. **** ******* *******, I ** *** **** Pelco *** *******."
  • "**** ***** *** * strong ***** **** ***** leadership ** *** ****** space *** *** **** behind ** ****** ** the ** *****."
  • "*********. ***** *** *** kept ** **** *** technology."
  • "**** *** **** ***** analog ****"
  • "**** ** **** *** first **** **** *** bought. ******** ****** *** get **** **** ** who **** ****."
  • "**** ***** ** * point ** **** * think **** *** *** slowly ******** ******* .. but **** ** * know"
  • "**** ** *********.... **** a *** **** **** the ****** ****"
  • "******** **** ****** ** its ****"
  • "********. ********** ********** ** trying ** ********* *** brand ***** *** **** ancient ************ **** **** preserved ** *****."
  • "***** ** *** *** dinosaur **** ***** ******. We've ***** **** * Pelco ******, **** ******* them **** **** ** time."
  • "**** ** ** * great *******. **** *** dinosaurs ***. **** **** dinosaurs, **** ****** *** be ****** *** ****."

Expensive / **** *****

**** *********** ********* **** Pelco *** *** ********* for *** ***********/******* ***:

  • "******* *** **** ***** category ** **** *** Bosch, *** *****'* **** any ***** *****. ** we ***** ** **** we **** ******* ** switching ** * *** prime ******."
  • "********** *** ****** *** times ** **** * have *****."
  • "** **** ** *** a *** ** ***** equipment *** **** ***** away **** **. ** don't **** *** ******** and ******* ******* *** premium *****. **'** **** experienced * ******* **** of **** *******. ** we've *** ** **** PTZ ******* **** *** repair, **** ****** **** forever ** *** **** or ** **** ***** they **** **** "********" but ***** *** ***** problems **** *** ******."
  • "****** ********** *** ** the ******. ******* ** make **** ****** ***** than ***** ******* ** themselves."
  • "**** *******, *** **** bugs *** *** ** box ********, *** *********** offers * **** ****** value *** *** *****"
  • "***** **** ****** ******** . **** *** *** expensive **** ** ******** . *** ***********"
  • "*** *****, *********, *** other ****** ******* *** available **** ******* *************"
  • "**** *******, ** **** price"
  • "** ******* *** ********* , * ***'* **** customers *** **** ***** of ******* ."
  • "** *** ********** ********. too *********"
  • "*** ********* *** ******** and *********"

Positives: ***** *** ***********

***** *********** **** ********* negative ** ***** *******, several ********* ********** ***** their ****.

  • "**** *** ********* *** cameras ***** ** ******** use ** *** *** gas ********"
  • "***** **** ****** ***** them ** **** *** the ********* *** *** before *** ***** **** they *** ******* ******."
  • "***** *** ***** ****** PTZ's **** **** *******."
  • "**'* **** * **** time *** * **** a ****** ** ***** PTZ's *** **** **** bulky *** **** **** running *******!"
  • "**** **** **** ** PTZ *******"

************, **** ********* **** Pelco **** *** ***** and ********:

  • "**** **** *** ******** for * *****. **** certainly **** * ****** behind *** ***** **** IP *** ********** *** their ******** **** ****** been *****. ***** ***'* aren't *** *** *** price ******. *** * long **** **** **** the ******** ********."
  • "***** *** ********"
  • "*****, ***** ******** *********. Fit *** ****** *****!"
  • "********* ******** *******"

*******

*****'* ****** ******* ** how******** ******** ***** *****. *********** ** ******* development *** ******** ***** manufacturing **** ** ** facilities ***** ************* **** as * ****** **** compliant ******, ***** **** integrators **** ******. *******, it ** ***** ******* how ***** **** **** to ******** *** **** ultimately *****'* ***** **** be ** *** ******, long-term.

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