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ADT Pulse New Touch Screen Control Center and Outdoor Camera

Posted by Greg Barker on Tue,Jan 22,2013 @ 10:49 AM

ADT Pulse
continues to add new security equipment to the ADT Pulse packages. The new ADT Pulse touchpad is the Touch Screen Control Center. This is the Netgear Control Screen HSS101 made for home security system applications.

A simple user interface allows you to easily arm and disarm your ADT security system, view status of doors, windows, etc at a glance, send an emergency "panic" signal to the ADT Central Station Network.

You can also see live video from cameras in and around the home and control lights, thermostats and door locks all at a touch of a button. You can also read the news, check the weather and traffic reports, find out about your favorite sports team and see your photos. This is home control central.


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ADT Pulse Touch Screen Control Center Specs

LCD/Touch pad

  • 7” Screen
  • Resolution: WVGA (800 x 480)
  • h.264 MPEG Video display
  • Flush design
  • Single-touch


  • Speaker and microphone
  • Audio alerts


  • Android operating system facilitates unlimited third party Android applications
  • Security Dashboard
  • Home Control
  • Clock
  • Energy
  • News and Sports
  • Traffic
  • Weather
  • Word of the Day
  • Configuration

Buttons and Indicators

  • Single Button has two functions: Wake the Screen or as “Home”
  • Single switch
  • Hardware Reset (pinhole)
  • RGB LEDs on front and back
  • WPS for Wi-Fi in software

Power Management

  • Light sensor for LCD backlight level

  • Battery charging circuit and charge gauge
  • Power input 12VDC
  • Can be powered by keypad or thermostat power supply from furnace via existing wiring

Physical Ports

  • Mini USB
  • SD Slot
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n (2 x 2) with WDS
  • DC Power

Configurable Modules

  • Key Pad replacement module
  • Thermostat Module
  • Zigbee RF Module


  • Operating Temp: +5 C to +45C
  • Storage Temp: -20C to +70C
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80%, non-condensing
  • Non-operating humidity: 5% to 90%, non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: 0 to 3048 meter (10,000 feet)
  • Non-operating: 0 to 12000 meter (39,370 feet)


ADT Pulse High Performance Outdoor Camera

ADT Pulse Outdoor CameraThe newest camera for ADT Pulse is the High Performance Outdoor Camera. This camera is in addition to the 2 Indoor ADT Pulse cameras that are currently offered. This camera is for outdoor applications and comes with Day/Night vision. This is the perfect front door camera.

Highlights of the OC810 Outdoor IP Camera:

  • Built-in Automatic IR-cut Switcher for Day / Night Vision
  • Built-in IR LED for Enhancing Low Light Performance
  • Built-in Speaker and Microphone for Two Way Audio
  • 802.11n Wireless Mode and 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
  • IP65 Rating for Outdoor Installation




ADT Pulse Outdoor Camera Specs

Sensor and Lens

  • Image Sensor: 1/5" CMOS Sensor
  • Minimum Illumination 0 Lux (with IR LED)
  • Lens: Board Mount Type, Fixed-Focal, Aperture F2.0
  • Diagonal View Angle: 61.2° (Horizontal=50.5°, Vertical=39.1° )
  • PIR Sensor Detection Range 5 Meters (15 feet)


  • Video Compression: H.264, MPEG-4 SP, M-JPEG
  • Video Streaming Simultaneous H.264, MPEG-4 and M-JPEG, 3GPP Compatible
  • Image Settings: Flip, Mirror, Brightness, Sharpness, White Balance
  • Resolution and Frame Rate: VGA, QVGA, QQVGA, Up to 30 fps (frame per second)


  • Audio Build-in Microphone and Speaker, Bi-directional Audio (Full-Duplex), G.711, G.726, LPCM

Alarm and Event Management

  • Alarm and Event Management: Motion Detection, PIR Sensor


  • Ethernet: 10/100 Base-T, Auto-MDIX
  • Wireless: IEEE802.11b/g/n, WEP64/128 bit, WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPS


  • Applications: Setup Wizard, Video Software (Viewer, Recorder and Playback)
  • Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 6 or Later, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari


  • Connectors: RJ-45 for Ethernet, DC Power Jack
  • Processors and Memory: SoC: ARM9, Flash: 8 MB, RAM: 128 MB
  • LED and Button: LED: Power, Button: Reset
  • Night Vision: IR LED x 8, Light Sensor x 1, Auto IR CUT Switcher, Range: Above 5 Meters
  • Power Consumption: 12V DC / Max 4.8W
  • Compliance: CE, FCC, Power Supply: UL
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 103mm x 94mm x 37mm (4.1" x 3.7" x 1.5")
  • Weight: 900g


  • Operation Temperature: -10° - 45°C (14° - 113°F); Humidity: 10% - 80% RH (non-condensing)
  • Storage Temperature: -20° - 70°C (-4° - 158°F); Humidity: 10% - 90% RH (non-condensing)


  • Accessories: Power Supply (12V / 1A, 100-240VAC), A/V Cable, SW CD, Quick Installation Guide, Stand


ADT Pulse Video Monitoring

With ADT Pulse cameras you are able to see secure real time video monitoring from your ADT Pulse Touch Screen Control Center, mobile smart phones, tablets and computers via an Internet connection. There are also apps for ADT Pulse Homeview for the iPhone, iPad and Android. It makes checking in at home easy. When viewing live video you are also able to capture a picture of what you are viewing.

You can also program your ADT Pulse system to record video clips of events. Record a 30 second video clip in the event of your alarm going off. Record a clip every time your ADT Pulse security system is armed or disarmed. Have the video clips emailed to you. The ADT Pulse video monitoring does not record continuously like a video surveillance system with a DVR. However, for the price ADT Pulse video monitoring which allows you to view up to 10 ADT Pulse cameras is perfect for many families and small businesses.


If you would like more information about ADT Pulse or

would like to order an ADT Pulse security system call 1-800-310-9490. 




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