PTZ Surveillance With March Networks

Product Profile

March Networks’ new ME3 Pendant IR PTZ camera delivers uncompromising security for large indoor and outdoor spaces, as well as essential features to ensure high reliability, clear image capture and storage efficiency.

Ideal for large-footprint environments such as parking lots, big box stores and transit stations, the camera incorporates electronic image stabilisation and HDR, so recorded video is always crisp. Universal Power over Ethernet (UPoE) ensures redundancy and zero downtime by switching to PoE when a camera loses power. And built-in PTZ auto-tracking uses motion detection to automatically track a person or object, keeping the image centered and in focus. Software updates are quick and easy to apply using the mass management feature available in Command Enterprise software, while PTZ-optimized motion histograms speed search capabilities.

The 3MP PTZ includes a 40x zoom lens to capture objects 25% further away than industry-standard PTZs, and IR LEDs for uniform illumination in total darkness at a distance of more than 650 feet/200 metres. It also incorporates a Low Bit Rate compression mode to improve bandwidth and storage efficiency by as much as 50% when the camera is in its home position.

The ME3 Pendant IR PTZ is protected by a weather-proof enclosure, and generates an alert in the event someone attempts to obstruct or move the camera. It comes with a variety of mounting options, including a 1.5” NPT wall mount and short pendant mount, both with back boxes.

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Technical Specification

Make March Networks
Manufacturer March Networks Corporation
Model code ME3 Pendant IR PTZ 40X
Chip Inch Size 1/2.8
Color Type Color / Monochrome
Resolution 3 MP
Digital (DSP) Yes
Specialist Type Infrared
Auto Iris Yes
Direct Drive Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 12 V DC, 24 V AC, UPoE
Power Consumption: 39 W
Motion Activated Yes
Mount Type Wall, Pendant
Picture Elements HxV 2065 x 1533
Network Properties Image Frame Rate: 30 fps
Interface: RJ-45, 10/100Mbps Ethernet
Network Protocols: IPv4/v6, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, RTSP, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP, PPPoE, UPnP, QoS, ONVIF-S
Back Light Compensation Yes
White Balance Yes
Electronic Shutter Range 1/10000s
Zoom Yes
Compression Type H.265, H.264, MJPEG
Physical Specifications Weight g: 3800
Dimensions mm: 309 x 207
Environmental Specifications Protection: IP66
Operating Temperature oC: -40 ~ +60 C (-40 ~ +140 F)
Operating Humidity %: 10 ~ 90
System Requirements Web Browser: Internet Explorer (10+)
HD Yes
Additional info
  • 3MP PTZ camera with 40X zoom lens
  • Built-in auto tracking
  • High-powered IR LEDs (both wide angle and long-range)
  • Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
  • Universal power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Convenient Low Bit Rate feature reduces storage and bandwidth
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