Company Background

Forward Vision, a member of the Bosch Group, is acknowledged as the UK's leading fully functional Pan Tilt & Zoom (PTZ) camera manufacturer. Proven over a six-year successful track record, the Forward Vision product range is specified by top security consultants for its ease of use, leading design and ability to deliver outstanding imaging results for virtually any application - including some of the harshest environments in the world.

Forward Vision's capability for meeting the exacting requirements of today's security professionals has led to the development of the company's MIC1, or "Metal Mickey" series of cameras. Available in a variety of versions including aluminium, stainless steel, underwater, ATEX certified (explosion proof), static, infrared, public address and thermal; they form the most comprehensive range of best-fit PTZ cameras available on the market today.

Additional Information

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Forward Vision Cameras

The MIC1, or "Metal Mickey", series of fully functional Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) cameras has been designed to offer an extremely reliable, robust and high quality surveillance solution for security applications that demand the very best performance. Precision engineered to exacting standards, the series offers numerous benefits over the use of traditional dome and PTZ cameras and is broken down into specific ranges that offer a best fit solution for virtually any application.

MIC1-400 Aluminium Range
  • Upright, inverted or canted mount, 6mm alu
  • Integrated wiper, privacy, colour, alarm options
  • Brushless motor technology
MIC1-400 Stainless Steel Range
  • Upright, inverted or canted mount, 316 stainless
  • Integrated wiper, privacy, colour, alarm options
  • Brushless motor technology
MIC1-400 Infrared Range
  • Machined from 6mm aluminium
  • Integrated wiper, privacy, colour, alarm options
  • Twin 850nM IR BlackDiamond illuminators
MIC1-400 Public Address Range
  • Machined from 6mm aluminium
  • Integrated wiper, privacy, colour, alarm options
  • Twin 100dB speakers for directional sound
MIC1-401 Static Range
  • Machined from 6mm aluminium
  • Wiper, privacy, IR, speaker, colour, alarm
  • Fixed camera design to complement PTZ range
MIC1-412 Thermal Range
  • Dual spectra unit with optical/thermal modules
  • Optical to thermal at the press of a button
  • 50mm FLIR thermal imager
MIC1-440 ATEX Certified Range
  • Certified to ATEX Dir 94/9/EC Exd IIC T6
  • Integrated wiper
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MIC1 Series Telemetry Controllers
  • Single camera/16 channel controller/joystick
  • Full functionality for MIC1 series PTZ cameras
  • Robust design
MIC1 Series PSUs, Brackets and Accessories
  • Full range of PSUs, brackets and accessories
  • Fixtures suitable for all MIC1 series cameras
  • Adds flexibility to any application