If using IR illuminators with high wattage the scene in the camera may oscillate between day and night mode

Issue

If the customer uses an external IR illuminator and turns the brightness up too high, such that there is too much IR light on the scene, the camera will oscillate between day and night.  In this case, it is recommended to turn down the IR light brightness

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

Sarix Pro cameras when used with high wattage IR illuminators

Cause

The brightness of the high wattage  IR illuminators can cause the camera to act as if it is daytime and switch between the day and night mode

Resolution

If the customer uses an external IR illuminator and turns the brightness up too high, such that there is too much IR light on the scene, the camera will oscillate between day and night.  In this case, it is recommended to turn down the IR light brightness