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I can see clearly now the rain has gone – thanks to the wiper on Redvision’s VEGA™ 2010 rugged housing!

I can see clearly now the rain has gone – thanks to the wiper on Redvision’s VEGA™ 2010 rugged housing!

Redvision’s VEGA™ 2010, rugged camera housing includes a PoE-driven wiper option. The wiper removes rain and dirt from the housing’s camera window, ensuring a clear view, whatever the weather conditions. Not surprisingly, the wiper has made the VEGA™ 2010 the first-choice camera housing for outdoor and rugged camera installations in the UK, where wet weather is a reality. “We have many VEGA™ 2010’s fitted on top of CCTV towers, exposed to the elements”, explains Stephen Lightfoot, Technical Director of Redvision. “A housing without a wiper is useless in exposed applications like these, as the inevitable rain, or a build-up of grime, will eventually compromise the camera view. Crime doesn’t stop when it rains, so installers must allow for it! “We... Read More
Redvision enhances the user functionality of its VMS1000™, open-platform control system, powered by Digifort.

Redvision enhances the user functionality of its VMS1000™, open-platform control system, powered by Digifort.

Redvision has enhanced its VMS1000™ open platform control system with a comprehensive range of new features. The VMS1000™ is a video management software and analytics solution, powered by Digifort, which is cost-effective, scalable, intuitive and server-based, with no annual maintenance fees. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explains, “We have enhanced the capability of our VMS1000™, open-platform control system with a range of new features including object linking, for configuring a logical flow between cameras on screen; field of view direction depiction, for fixed cameras and PTZs on maps; edge playback, direct from supported cameras with SD cards; local MP4 recording options within the surveillance client, not just the server; privacy masking with user rights hierarchy; and multi-level camera grouping... Read More
Redvision now offers a Visor Extension option for its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision now offers a Visor Extension option for its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision, the UK’s leading manufacturer of high-performance, rugged CCTV cameras, now offers a Visor Extension for it’s VEGA™ 2010, rugged, camera housing. The Visor Extension, which fits to the housing’s front bezel, then shades the enclosed camera from sunlight and glare, such as in low sun at dawn or dusk. The Visor Extension also has the benefit of reducing rain on the housing’s optical window. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explains, “The VEGA™ 2010, rugged, camera housing is designed to enclose and protect CCTV camera and lens combinations up to 290mm long. The Visor Extension is like a ‘peaked cap’, shading the camera and housing window from extreme lighting conditions, such as dazzling low sun. The Visor Extension protrudes... Read More
Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZs and VEGA™ housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZs and VEGA™ housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option.

Redvision’s X-SERIES™ rugged PTZ dome camera range and the VEGA™, rugged camera housings now have a tough, polycarbonate camera window option available. The PTZ and housing are both designed for tough, outdoor surveillance applications, so the new, ultra-tough window is a welcome enhancement. “Low-light performance is not compromised, and the new polycarbonate window is optically correct, like our standard, toughened glass window,” explained Stephen Lightfoot, Technical Director of Redvision. “The RV30 X-SERIES™ still delivers a sensitivity of 0.35Lux in day/night mode, reducing to 0.05Lux at night with IR illumination switched on. Our tests also found that the 2MP, 1080p X-SERIES™ model, with IR and white light illumination switched on, provides effective images at up to 120 metres, with operators successfully... Read More
Redvision showcases the practical, ergonomic, design of its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision showcases the practical, ergonomic, design of its VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing.

Redvision has released an image of its new, VEGA™ 2010, rugged camera, housing, with its cover ghosted away. It clearly shows installers how their preferred camera and lens combinations can fit neatly inside. Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision explains, “The VEGA™ 2010, rugged, camera housing has room for cameras and lenses up to 290mm long. The Tru-park, silicon wiper, which removes dirt and water from the housing’s camera window, is shown at the front to the housing and concealed neatly behind the front bezel when not in use. “The PoE-driven, CHAT™ interface board is mounted beside the camera. This distributes power to the camera, wiper, washer and built-in heater, as well as providing the connection and interface for Ethernet... Read More
The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 gets tough on bullet cameras.

The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 gets tough on bullet cameras.

The Redvision VEGA™ 2052 takes rugged, outdoor cameras to another level. It is made from tough, die-cast aluminum and finished with a marine-grade plating, followed by a durable powder-coating. It is cable-managed, with all cabling routed through the housing and inside its wall or pedestal mounting brackets. No junction box is required, as connections are made within the housing using ‘easy-connect’, cable terminals. This not only gives the VEGA™ 2052 an IP67 weather-proof and IK10 impact rating with vandal-resistance, but also makes it quick and simple to install. The VEGA™ 2052 camera has taken the company’s popular VEGA™ 2010 rugged camera housing and added a 2MP, camera module with a high-performance, Sony™ Exmor™, Low Light Sensor. It is available in... Read More