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Condensation on lens of in OD-LX700IR100L2812-W
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rwat
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June 21, 2014 - 10:18 pm
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Installed this camera (CAM2) mounted out of the weather in the shade, 8 feet above concrete pavement.  Weather was sunny , then there was sudden rainfall.

Some time after picture started to look foggy and after about two hours or so  , image became very blurred. Checks revealed condensation on the lens.

There were two of these cameras (the other mounted about 16 feet above ground – CAM3  ) but there was no 

condensation formed on lens of this second camera.

Cam was replaced with a 600TV line Dome .

Any suggestions how I can prevent this . 

Thanks ,

Rawle

Pic 1 shows image slightly blurred at 14:05 hrs

Pic 2 – image at 15:17 hrs

Pic 3 – location of camera with condensation

Piic 4 – 700 TV line replaced with 600 TV line dome at 17:26 hrs.

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Rawle

 

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Is the cameras still under warranty? You should get a replacement if it is. Sometimes camera seals aren’t good or they can fail over time. You can probably fix it by unscrewing the four fasteners on the face cover and taking it off. The face itself may screw off. Clean the lens and inside of the glass face cover. Some people have used hair dryers to dry out the inside moisture. Some people try to put little silicon bags tucked inside to absorb moisture, before they close the camera back up. Some put a bead of silicone when reinstalling the face cover. Make sure the focus and zoom holes have the cover put back in. The camera needs an air tight seal. The problem can be that sometimes, when this happens no matter what you do it can reoccur. Hopefully you can get it replaced altogether.

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I would suggest to call in so we take a look directly. Also if possible can you take some pics of how you have the camera mounted?

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Thanks guys. Daniel, will call.

Rawle

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