Introducing Pelco's New High Density Matrix Switcher/Controllers

More Monitors, More Cameras, More Features, Less Space

Clovis, CA (September 10, 2004) -Pelco is pleased to announce the release of two new High Density, feature -rich, full cross -point video matrix switcher/controllers.


The new System 9770 and System 9780 system architecture is specifically designed to accommodate higher camera -monitor density, enabling users to implement large matrix -controlled video surveillance systems that require less space to install and operate. This means a user can view and control up to 4,096 cameras and 512 monitors, all from a single node, in a footprint smaller than ever before possible. The base hardware configuration for the system is comprised of a central processing unit (CC1), matrix switching bay(s) (MXBs) with video input/output modules, and keyboard controllers (KBDs).

In addition to advances in system architecture, firmware updates can be accomplished via flash technology by simply connecting a PC laptop to the serial port of the matrix bay. This increases system serviceability as well as minimizes the time required to update the system. You can also add additional camera cards to the matrix bay without worrying about firmware compatibility. The system will automatically configure overall system firmware so that system compatibility and functionally is ensured. Not only can cards be added to the matrix bay, but the user can change system boards, add new boards, replace and/or troubleshoot installed boards -all without having to take the system down. In addition, system status is easier than ever to confirm because of new diagnostic LEDs located on the front of the matrix bay.

Equally important is the new Windows® -based System Manager package onboard every High Density system. The new manager software presents system administrators with a comfortable, familiar environment that makes operating, configuring, and managing large numbers of cameras, monitors, keyboards, and users, easier than ever before. Easy -to -use tools and intelligent configuration wizards speed configuration time for system updates and expansions. Adding devices is almost automatic.

Also new to these Systems are unique thermal trays, which are placed between matrix bays to maximize local thermal stability and help prevent heat buildup at the top of the rack, thereby ensuring bottom to top system cooling. An optional DVR/VCR management feature allows DVRs and VCRs to be controlled directly from the system keyboards. Compatible DVRs and VCRs can be monitored for operational conditions ensuring continuous recording. Also optional is a back -up system power supply in the event of a power supply failure. And to ensure continuous CC1 operation, the system also can be optioned with a Hot Switch to ensure system integrity in the event of primary CC1 failure.

For ease of operation, system performance and a minimalist approach to size, these new High Density systems represent a significant advance in video matrix design. And always remember that every system comes pre -configured at the factory to the client's specifications.

Pelco is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of video security systems. With a solid history of offering high -quality products, innovative technologies and Guaranteed 100 -percent Customer Satisfaction, Pelco has become the most sought after video product supplier in the industry. For more information, please visit www.pelco.com.

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