ADI W-Box Dropping Hikvision, Using Sunell (Tested)

By: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on Mar 05, 2018

The next generation of ADI's W-Box (ADI's competition against their manufacturing partners) is here.

And unlike the previous generation, which was OEMed from Hikvision, ADI's new generation has dropped the mega-manufacturer. But who is ADI's new partner? Dahua? Longse? Someone else from China?

We bought and tested two new W Box cameras and an NVR:

To find out who the new OEM partner is and how well and poorly it works.

*** **** ********** ** ADI's *-*** (***'* *********** ******* ***** manufacturing ********) ** ****.

*** ****** *********** **********, ***** *** OEMed **** *********, ***'* *** ********** has ******* *** ****-************. But *** ** ***'* new *******? *****? ******? Someone **** **** *****?

** ****** *** ****** two *** * *** cameras *** ** ***:

** **** *** *** the *** *** ******* is *** *** **** and ****** ** *****.

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The *** *** **...

******. *** ***** **********, Sunell ** * ********-***** manufacturer, ***** **** ** an *** **** ***** their *** ***** ****.

* ***'* *** ****** are ********** ****** ********* to ******, *** *** same*** ***, *** ***** ***** Sunell's ********* *****, *** viewable *** ****** ****.

*** **** *** ******** Sunell ** *** *** though *** ***** ******'* model ****** ** ***** system, *.*.,

*******

** *** *****, * Box's *** ****** *** cameras **** ********** ** Hikvision ****** ** ******* performance, *** *** *****, at *** **** ***** as ******** ********* *** W *** *******.

*******, ***** *** ****** present ******* ****** *** found ** *** ********* line:

  • ******* *** *************:** **** ****** ** connect *** * *** models ** ********* *** Genetec, *** ********, *****, and ******* **** ********* without *****.
  • ********** *********** ******:****** *******, *** ***** turret ****** ********* ********** issues **** ********/********* ***** may ****** ***** *******. These ****** **** *** constant *** ********* ******** changes *** *** **** to ****** ****.
  • *** ******** *****:*******, ***** ********* *** models *** **** **** familiar ** **** ********** and *** ***** *** to *********'* ********** ***, Sunell ** **** ** much ** *** *****. Because ** ****, ***** may ** * ******** learning ***** **** ********* from *** ****** ** new ****** ****.

Impact ** *********

** *** ******** **** for *********, ***'* ****** to ****** *** ****** means **** **** *** once ********* *** ***** and ****** ************ ** ADI ** *** ******.

*******, *-*** **** ********** a ******** ** ***'* total ***** ************, ****** given *** ***** ******** of ******** ** ******* of ***** ************, ** is ***** ****** ********, if *** * *** tens ** ******** ** dollars ** *-*** ***** sales.

*******

*** * *** ****** are ****** ********* ** Hikvision *** *******, **** 1080p *** ***:

  • * *** **-******** ***** Turret (******): ~$*** *** estimated ****** *****
  • * *** **-********* ***** Dome (*********): ~$*** ********* street *****
  • * *** **-******** *** Turret (******): ~$*** ********* street *****
  • * *** **-********* *** Dome (*********): ~$*** ********* street *****

Uses ****** ***

***** *** * *** cameras *** *** **** OUI ** ******, **:**:**, shown *****:

**** ** ******* *** ***'* ***** *******, ***** **** *********'* OUI.

Discovered ***** ****** ****** ****

******, *** * *** cameras *** *** **** discovered ***** ******'* ****** Tool, ***** *****.

Mobile *** ****** ****

* ***'* ****** *** for *** **** **** new ******/*** **** (* *** ****) ** *********** * copy ********'* ****** ***(***** *****). *******, ****** Pro ** ****** ** open ******* **** * Box *******, ****** ****** "Open ***** ******", ******* using *** **** ******* ports *** ********/********.

Multiple *** *********

**** *** ******** ** W *** ****, * Box *** *** **** different ****** **** *** their ******* *** ********, making ****** *** ********* confusing *** ************* *****. Other **** *** ****** of *********'* ****-**** *** Hik-Connect **** *** ****** and ******.

Free *** ***** ***

* ***'* *** **** include **** ***** ****** using ***** * *** VMS1 ***. **** ******* was *** ********* ** past * *** ******. Like ****** (**** ** Hikvision's ***-*******), ***** **** a ** **** ** the **** ** *** NVR, **** *********** ************* set **, **** ** port ********** ********.

Multiple ***** **** ********* ***

******** * ****** ****** with **** ***** ******** ports **** ** ******** to **** *** ****, including *** (**), ***** (used *** ******/*** *******), and *** ********* **** ports ***** *** *** explained ** *** ************* (64001 *** *****). *** especially ** *********** ********** and *** **** ****** * ****** ** exploits.

Strong ********* ********

**** ***** *****, ****** W *** ******* ******* users ** ****** ** a ****** ********. *** exact ****** *** ********* requirements *** *** **********, but *+ ********** ***** three ********* ********* ***** (upper/lower **** *******, *******, special **********) **** ** result ** ********** ********* in *** *****.

Physical ********

*** * ***/****** ****** cameras *** ******* ** construction ** ****** **** as ********* *** *****, with * ****** ************ center ****** **** ** place ** ** ***** ring *** ****.

**** **** *** * Box ******* *** **** are ********** *********, ***** some *********** *** ****** as ** ******** **** equipment **** *** *****.

** ****** * *** construction ** **** *****:

******** ** ******* ****** models, ***** ****** * Box ****** *** * similar ****, ***** ***** compared ** ********* *** Dahua:

*** * *** *** is ******* ** ******* PoE **** **** ******, as ****, ***** ***** compared ** * ********* 7600 ***. *******, ****** current ********* ******, * Box **** *** ******* rack ***** **** *** their ****, *** *** they ********** *********, ***** may ** *********** ** some ******** ***/** ******* the *** ** ******* rack *******.

Camera/NVR *** *********

*** * *** ******' web ********** *** ******* of ****** *** ******, with **** *** ******** or **** ************, *** generally ** ****** ** changing *********, ****** **** VMD, **** ********, ***.

"Hidden" ******** ****

**** **** ******* ******** such ** ********, ***, and *** *** ***** in * ******** **** on *** **** ****, called ****** *******, *** require ***** ** ****** to "***** ****" ****** making ************* *******, ***** below. **** *** ** confusing ** ********** *****, as ***** ******** *** typically ***** **** ****** in *** **** ********* of *******.

Image ******* **. *********

*** ******* **** ****** in *** ********** **** for **** **** ***** and **** ***** ******* in *** ***** ** view ***** *****.

** **** ***** ****** (~175lx) *** * *** produced ******* ***** ******* to *** ********* ****** both ** *** ******* of *** ******** **** and *** *****.

********, ** **** ******, the * *** ****** produced ***** ******* ** the **** ** *** subject.

******* *** *** * Box ****** **. *** Hikvision ****, ******* *** slightly ****** ** **** light ** *** ********* model.

*******, ********* ******* **** slightly ****** ** *** W *** ******, **** improvements ** *** *******'* face *** **** *****.

Occasional ******** ******

****** *******, *** ***** W *** ***** ********* regular ****** **** ********/*********. These ****** ******** ********** of *********** *****, *-***** interval, *********, *******, ** other ****** ********. ******** was *** ********, *** it ******** *********, ** often ** ***** *** seconds.

VMS *************/***** *******

*** * *** ******* connected *** ******** *** ONVIF ** ********, *****, and ******* **** ******* issue. ******* ******** ****** and ********* ******** **** unable ** *******. ** VMS ****** *** * direct ****** *** * Box ** ******. ****** side ****** ********* *** not ********* ** *** VMS ******.

*** **** * *** cameras *** *************** ******* * **********:

Versions ****

*** ********* ******** ******** were **** ****** *******:

  • **-********: **.*.****.****.***.*.**.*.*
  • **-********: **.*.****.****.***.*.**.*.*
  • **-*********: **.*.****.****.***.*.*.*.*

Comments (29)

*** ******* **** *** on *** **** ******* to * *** ***********?

** ******** *******. * think **'* **** ** say **** *** ******* products ************ *** *** they *** ** ************ here, ** *** *** sure.

** **** ***** **** sources **** *** *** used ****** ** ***** video ******** *** ** the **** (*.*., ******) so ** *** ****** sure ***** ** ** ongoing ************ **** ******. However, *** ****** *** and **** ** *********, we ****** ***.

**** ****. ***** **** as ****. * *** understand ***** **** **** TVI. *** **** ** cameras *** ***?

* ** **** **** Honeywell ********* * ***** amount ** *** ******* from ******/*******. *** ** I **** ****? ******/******* was ***** **** ** one ** ***** ******** advertisements. ********* **** "*** from **. *** ******** of *********" * **** called ***** *****, * said, "**** ** *** boxes". **** ******, **** emailed **** ** ********* of ***** ******* ***** to **** *** ** Honeywell **** "*********" *** over *** *****. ** curious ** **** *** for ****. * **** asked *** **** ***** numbers. * ***** **** is ***** **** *** to **** ********* ***** info.

** ** *** '*********' on *** ***** **** would ** ******** **** ADI. **'* ********* ** OEM *** ****** **** Honeywell *** ****** *** we **** *** **** any ***** **** *** that **** *** ***** Longse (** ***** ** IP ******** **** ** have **** ********).

*** *** **** ** the ***** ****** ****

****?

******? ******? *******? *******?

***** *****? ****? *********?

** ***** ***** *** yes ** *.***. *******, their *.*** ****** *** not ********* ** *** of *** ***** ** tested.

**** ** **** ********* (intrusion, *********, *** **** others) *** **** **** work **** *** * Box ***, *** *** VMSes **'** ******.

***** ** **** ******* did ** **** **** the **** ** ******* for ******** **** ******* was *********** ** ***?

* ***** ***** **. If *** *** ** connect * ****** ***** is ********** ** *******, Security ****** **** ******** tell *** ** ** a ********** ******. **** simply ******.

**** **** *** ******* costs ** *** ***** of *** ******...

******’* ** ****** **** is ******. **** ******** heavily (*** ***** ****) into ********** ** ** early ****** ** ** market ** *****. ***** they ***** *** **** up **** * **** NVR ** ******* ***** cameras, * ****** **** is **** *********** ** the *** *** **** tested?

*** *** **-****** ***'* still ***? ** *** they ****** ***** ****?

******* ** *** ******. The** ****** ******** ** ** ******, and *** *** **** mobile *** (* *** VMS1) ** *** *** tested ****. *** "** ****" **** **** *********.

**** * ********* ***'* buy ******* **** *******. Thanks *** *** ********, ADI ********** ** ***** made * ******** ** save ***** *** ****** vendors.

*****, **** ********, ********: What *** *** ********** of **** ** *** past? *** ***** ******* buy '****' ******* ********* cameras ** **** *** the ********** ** **** ones?

********* ***** ************ *** price

****** ****** ** ************, as * **** ** further *** *** *** information *** *******

*******

**** ******

***** **'** ******** ****** requests **** *** *******, can *** ****** ** password **** "*********" ** "password2"? * **** ** update ** ******** *** the *** ****.

*******,

* **** ******** **** subscription *** ****** * pro-rated ****** *** *** remaining **** ** **** subscription. ****** *** ** know ** ***** ** anything **** * *** do ** ****.

* ****** *** **** other****************** ********** ****** ******** are **** ******* ***** Onvif ********* **** **** tools ** (***** ***) because **** ***'* *** the ***** **** ** camera ******* * ******* somewhere.

* ***** ***** *** good ** ***, **** this ***** **, ********** Onvif ***** *** **** not ****** ***** **** value.

********* * ***** ***** be ******** ** * benchmark *** ** ***** compliance ****.

* ***** **** ***** the ******* ***, ** it **** * ******* igexin ***** *** ***** to ******* **** ***** stuff ******. ****** (****** sdk)

* ****** *** * manufacturer **** **** **** 2009 *** ******* ** OEM ******* **** ******. All * *** *** is **** * **** for *** **** ****** have ******* ***** ****** and ******* ** ***** act.

**** **** **** *** winning ****. **** **** to *** **** *** wins **** *** ****** brand. **** ** *** good ****!!

***** **** ** ***** be ****** **** ** buy ***** ****-***** ****** than ***.

***** ****** *** **** anything ******, ****** ***** cable ****. *** **** sounds **** * **** move.

*****,

***** **** * *** move ** ***'* ****, video ******* ** ********, blotching *** ** ***** is ************, *'* ****** stick **** ********* **** change **** ** *-*** just ** **** * buck. ....

*** *** **** **** the ********* ** ***** cameras? * ****** *** up ** *** *** other *** *** ** curiosity. ***** ***** * noticed ** *** ** sucks *** ** ***** to **** **** ** IE.

* **** ******* **** they **** * *** of ********* **** ******* parking, ****** ****/*******...***. ** far ** **** ********* go ** ***** ******* they **** ** **** more *******. *'* ** willing ** *** **** don't **** **** *** I'm **** ******* ** you've ****** **** ****.

** ****'* **** *** analytics, ******* **** **** only ********** **** *** W *** ***, *** based ** ******* ** low **** *** ****, they ****** *** ******** to **** ****, ** say *** *****.

* *** ****** **** they ******** ******* ***** which **** ************* ***'*, like *** ****. **** especially ***** ** ********** of ***** ***********. * lot ** ************* ***'* include ***** ***** **** on ****** *** ******.

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