Power Consumption of the BU5 is a higher wattage value than the BU6 Bullet camera.

Issue

Why does the BU5  have a higher power consumption (heaters on) at 50 W

vs.

BU6 at a power consumption (heaters on) at 22.5 W

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • BU5-IRV12-6     Series
  • BU6-IRWV50-6 Series

Cause

Heater Rating

Resolution

There is a different type heater into the BU5 unit with different DSP solution because of efficiency and space. The BU5 Series is higher than other Bullet Series cameras and specification sheet is correct for wattage values listed.