Camera Selection Guide 2022

CCTV Handbook 2022 Camera Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Select technology: All | Body-worn-camera | IP | Solar | Thermal


Select brand: All | Bosch | Dahua | Hikvision



Category: Thermal

Brand/Range name: Bosch

Supplier(s): Thermal

Camera name: MIC IP Fusion 9000i

Maximum resolution: 1080p

Lighting Capabilities: Complete darkness

Software provided with camera: No, open to integration and custom development.

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Camera trainer, advanced on-board intelligent video tracking, object detection when camera is on tours, full suite of Bosch video analytics.

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: Advanced PTZ visible/ thermal Fusion camera.

Contact: Alex Penhaligon

Tel: +27 66 257 0496

[email protected]



Category: Thermal

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Supplier(s): ADI Global Distribution, Pinnsec, Regal Distributors SA, Sensor Security Systems

Camera name: DS-2TD2617-10/PA

Maximum resolution: Thermal channel: 160 x 120; Optical channel: 2688 x 1520

Lighting Capabilities: Colour: 0,0176 lux @ (F2.25, AGC on); B/W: 0,0035 lux @(F2.25, AGC on)

Software provided with camera: Hik-Central

Onboard storage: microSD/SDHC/SDXC card, up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Line crossing, intrusion, region entrance, region exit, eight VCA rules in total. Temperature measurement:10 points, 10 areas, one line.

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The DS-2TD2617-10/PA features behaviour analysis based on a deep learning algorithm, a temperature exception alarm and fire detection algorithm. It has image processing technology for linear, histogram and self-adaptive thermal AGC modes, DDE and 3D DNR.

Variations in range:

• 3 mm, 6 mm, 10 mm options, bullet and turret appearance options

Contact: Jade Wang

Tel: +27 60 441 3111

[email protected]



Category: Thermal

Brand/Range name: Dahua

Supplier(s): Reditron

Camera name: DH-TPC-BF1241 / DH-TPC-DF1241

Maximum resolution: Thermal: 256 x 192; Visual: 4 MP

Lighting Capabilities: IR with 30 m range

Software provided with camera: DSS Express or DSS Professional

Onboard storage: microSD card, up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: General intelligence: tripwire and intrusion detection. Advanced intelligence: fire detection and alarm, human and vehicle classification, smoking detection, call detection.

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The Eco-Thermal camera is an ideal choice for end users who want high performance for surveillance, but have budget constraints. Boasting a compact size and dual spectrum with the powerful combination of visible light and thermal imaging, this series integrates advanced Dahua video analytics and intelligent algorithms, providing a one-stop solution for small or medium-sized monitoring applications.

Variations in range:

• Thermal lens: 2/3,5/7/10 mm; Visible lens: 3/4/8/12 mm; Ingress protection: IP67

Contact: Gordon Moore

Tel: +27 87 802 2288

[email protected]





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