Pelco Sarix TI Thermal Cameras Review

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jun 23, 2012

The UK's favorite camera this year is from an American subsidiary of a French conglomerate. So what makes Pelco's thermal cameras so special and worthy of the IFSEC award? In this note, we examine the details of the Pelco Sarix TI series, contrasting to FLIR and Axis and examining Pelco's key differentiator claims.

[UPDATE 2013: See our Pelco Thermal test results.]

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