What causes Hot/White video output from my camera?

Issue

What causes Hot/White video output from my camera?

Product Line

Pelco Cameras

Environment

  • Cameras (analog)

Cause

Video is washed out

Resolution


Depending on the camera type installed, find an adjustment for the camera label or identified via programming called Level. 

  1. Should the camera have a mini turn pot (label as Level), Adjust the pot counter clockwise (darkens lens) to lower the level output.
  2. Should your camera offer programming then adjust Level by lowering the number value (darkens lens).
  3. Be sure the type of lens you are using is an Auto Iris lens and not fixed.
  4. If using a programmed camera then consider performing a default ( be sure to note any important settings).
  5. Verify End of line Video is terminating at 75 ohms

    Note: These recommendations are based from viewing video directly from back of camera.