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Offline chargedbird

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Outdoor PTZ Camera
« on: July 14, 2011, 11:20:27 AM »
Howdy all!

Looking for inputs for a decent PTZ IP Camera. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

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Brad

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 12:57:03 PM »
Define "decent". ;) Your decent may be cheap, mine is high quality, big zoom. lotsa features...

I like the Panasonic BB-HCM580A.

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 01:00:26 PM »
I was looking at the Panasonic BB-HCM547.....do you know what the big difference is between the two?

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 01:07:18 PM »
In looking at the pic and specs, the 2 big differences I see are that the 547 is outdoor ready, the 580 requires a housing or shelter for outdoor, and the zoom. The 580 has 21x zoom.

Also, the 580 can be mounted upright or inverted. I can't tell if the 547 is ceiling only. That might limit sky view if you are looking for a weather cam.

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011, 01:53:55 PM »
SLO..

You brought up a very point about the ceiling mount.....It will used a WX Camera for most of the time......more R&D........

Thanks again!!

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2011, 10:20:27 AM »
SLO,
Question: do you the operation manual in Electronic format. I want to read more about the operation of this camera and I cant seem to find the manual on-line. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Outdoor PTZ Camera
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2011, 12:28:08 PM »
Question: do you the operation manual in Electronic format. I want to read more about the operation of this camera and I cant seem to find the manual on-line. Any information will be greatly appreciated.

Brad, which of those two cameras?  Links to both:
BB-HCM547
BB-HCM581/580

Just follow the Download links in the Support box in the upper right.  You will find more PDF info about each camera.
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