Effective Projected Area EPA values for Pelco Enclosures and Mounts

Issue

What are the EPA values for any given Pelco Enclosure and/or Wall Mount

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • Pelco Domes
  • Pelco Enclosures
  • Pelco Wall Mounts
  • Pelco Enclosure Pole Mounts

Cause

Calculations of EPA per Pole Mounting

Resolution

The Effective Projected Area (EPA) values are listed on the Pelco specification sheet under the "GENERAL" section. EPA is a value given to outdoor pole mounted equipment (domes, mounts) based on surface area and shape. Used in outdoor applications to calculate wind loading data to determine proper pole size necessary to support a dome, enclosure and mount.

The Specification Sheet view of the IWM-GY and IDM4018 values are provided below as an example:


Please contact Pelco Technical Support for EPA values not provided on a products information page.