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A head in the port of Southampton

Associated British Ports Southampton's Neil Douglas explains why MAD pan and tilt heads and housings are the hardware of choice for marine camera placements in the docks and around the Solent.


Alongside a wave energy plant on an island off the west coast of Scotland, a solitary CCTV installation stares out into the Atlantic. It's MAD, of course.

Brian McNeill of process and hazardous environment CCTV specialists, Systechnica explains why it's there.


Brains and brawn: two new Bowler pan and tilts

MAD announce two new variants of their compact, weather proof, light duty pan and tilt head. The RX has a built-in intelligent controller. The Rugged is a strengthened version for use on vehicles in motion.

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Taking the heat: new double sunshield option for Mitre housings

Designed to cope with the extreme temperatures found in some of the world's most demanding environments, the Mitre's double skin sunshield option takes the heat off sensitive internal equipment.

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Integrated head gets a sun hat

A removeable sunshield is now available forMAD's Panama integrated dome. The shield alsoprotects the screen from being fouled by roosting birds. More cameras are also available.

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Homburg Slowspeed for 3k+ face recognition

Launched in 2009, the Homburg Slowspeed is a complete system for long distance surveillance and face recognition. A new data sheet is available on the downloads page.

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Pietermaritzburg’s Safe City makes ultra slow progress

Safe City is justifiably proud of its new super strong CCTV camera that keeps a watchful eye on the city from the top of the Natalia building. 


MAD ultra reliable maintenance free Pan & Tilt. Now in 316 stainless steel.

Already successfully installed in some of the severest conditions nature can throw at it, the addition of a 316 stainless steel version of MAD's Topper pan and tilt extends the heads’s capability...


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The Will-Burt Company acquires MAD

The Will-Burt Company, a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of mobile telescoping mast, tower and elevation solutions, announces the acquisition of Metham Aviation Design (MAD) Ltd in the UK...