The EC-940-PTZ series of explosion-proof Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras by R. Stahl provide high definition (HD) images for video surveillance and process monitoring, particularly for use in harsh environments where the presence of gases or flammable dust can create a potentially explosive atmosphere. Certified for use in Zone 1 and 2, Group IIC T6 (Gas) and in Zone 21 and 22, Group IIIC T85° (Dust), the cameras are ideal for a wide range of onshore and offshore applications, including oil and gas, marine, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
The Full HD, 1080p, 60fps (frames per second) cameras feature a 30x optical zoom, which enables accurate identification of the smallest details within its field of vision, with the ability to transmit these images via Ethernet, H.264/AVC and MJPEG compression, with ONVIF Profile S compatibility, to other third-party products. Response to operator’s commands is instantaneous with fast, accurate detection of a target in all conditions, day or night. The EC-940-PTZ camera unit has a robust, AISI 316L stainless steel construction with IP66 protection, ensuring reliable performance and extended operating life in temperatures from -40°C to +60°C. The camera also has a built-in wiper for the front glass, which is automatically actuated by movements of the camera, ensuring that images are always perfectly clear.