Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

By Derek Ward, Published Aug 14, 2019, 11:06am EDT (Research)

****' *******-********* *** "**** ***** ******* ********", with *********** ***** *** ***** ***********, Axis' **** *** ******** ***, *** OptimizedIR.

*******, *** ***-**********-********* *** ***** ********, ***. ** which ****** ***** ******? **** **** them *****?

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** **** ***, ** ****** *** tested *** *****-*** **. *** *****-*** to *** *** **** *******, ******* at:

  • *** **** ***** ******* ** **** light (~*** ***), *** ***** ** color (~* ***), *** **** (~*.** lux) ***** ******* *******?
  • *** ****** **** **** ****** ********** the ***** ** ****?
  • *** **** ******* ******* ** **** of ***** ** ******* ********* ** the ******?
  • *** **** **** ******* ***** *********** compare?

******* ****** **** *** *** ********** of *** *** ****** ** **** series:**** *** * ** * ****** Shootout (*****-*** ** *****-***).

**** ** *** ****** ** *** continued ****** ** ******* ** ****** testing, **************'* ********* *****,****** ******* *, ************'* *** ***** & *********** ******, **** ********, *****, *******, *** more ****** ****. ***********?*** ** **** **** ***** ** cameras ** ****** ****.

Summary: ** *-****** **. *-******

****** *** *****, ******* ********* ** the *****-*** *** *****-*** ** ******* were ****** ** **** *** (~***+ lux) *** *** ***** ****** (~* lux), ** **** ** ***, **** against ****** ********* *** ** ****** areas ** *** *****.

*******, *** *** ******* ********** ******** IR *******, **** ****** ****** ** longer ***** **** *** *** ** camera, ***** ******** ****** *** **** more ******* ******* *****.

************, *** *.*** ********* ******** **** moderately ***** ** *** ***** *** dark ****** ******** ** *** *****. Note **** ******* ****** ******** *.***, unlike **** *********** ** ****.

*******, *** *** ****** ****** ******** features **** ** ****-********, ***** *********, and ********** ***** ************* *** ***** in *** ***, ***** *** ** of ******** ** ******** *****.

*******

*** *****-*** ***** ***~$*,*** *** ******, ***** ~$*** **** **** ********-*** ****** (~$*,***).

******** ** *********** ** *******, **** is ******** ******, **** ************'* **-*********-******* ~$*** ******,******'* ***-***** (~$*** *** ******), ** *******'* ******-****,***** ***** ***~$*** ******.

Size **********

*** *** **** ** ***** **** moderately ** ****, **** *** *** larger, ******* ** **** ** *** Hikvision * ******, ***** *** *** is **** *******, ****** ** **** to ****** **** ** ******* (*****) and *********'* * ******.

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Physical ********

**** **** ****** ******* ********** *** adapter ****** ** *** ******* ** their ********, **** ****** ******** ***** for ******-****, ******-****, *** ******* *****, shown *****:

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***** ****** *** *******, ****** *** Q35's ** ******, **** ********** ***** management.

***** **** **** **********, *** *** also **** **** ** ********, ***** may ** ****** ** ******* ** some *****, ** **** ** ******* camera ***** ****** ***** *** ***** in *********. ** **** ** ***** features ** **** *****:

*** *****-*** ** **** ******* *** outdoor ** *****, ***** * ******* 3-axis ****** ** *** *** *** similar ********, ****** ******* *** ******** focus ****** ********. ** ****** *** P32's ******** ** **** *****:

Even ** ************ ****** ***

** *** *****, **** *** *** and *** ******* ******** **** ** illumination ****** *** ***** ** ****, with **** ****** ****** **** ** the *****, ***** ** *** ***** of **** *****.

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Q35 ****** ** *******

**** *** ******* *** ***** ** ~20' ******** (*** ~***) ** *** dark ***** (~*.** ***), ******* ******** by *** *****-*** *** ******** **** the *****-***, **** ******* ****** ****** and ******* **** **** ** **** 7, ******* *** ***** ******* ****** out ****** **** *. *** *****-*** appeared ******* ******* *** ******, *** was ********* ***** ** *******.

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** ~**', (~** *** ), *** P3228 ******* **** *****, ***** *** Q35 ******** ******** ****** ******** ** the **** ******* *** ********** ********** to **** * ** *** **** chart.

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Near ***** ** ************

**** ******* *********** *** ******* ** very **** *****, ~**' **** *** camera *** ******, **** *** ****** unable ** ****** ******** ****** ** leaves *** ***** ** ****** ******* pace. **** ******* *** ***** **** the *****-***, *** ******* ****** **** seen ** *** *****, ** ****.

Similar *** ***** ***** ******* (~* ***)

******* ** *** ****/** ***********, *** P3228-LVE ********* **** ******* ***** ** low *****, (~* ***) *** ****** details *** ******* ** *** *****-***. At ~**' ******** (~*** ***), ** can ****** **** *** *** *****, facial **********, *** **** * ** our **** ***** ** **** *******..

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** ~**' (~** ***) ** *** same *****, ***** ** **** ********** with *** *****, *** *** ********** in ******* ****** ** ******, **** both ******* ********* **** ***** ******* details. **** ******* ******* ******* **** to **** */* ** *** **** chart.

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Similar **** ***** ***** ******* (~*** ***)

** **** ***** (~*** ***), *** cameras ********* *********, **** **** ******* able ** ****** ******* ****** ******** on *** *******, *** ********** **** to **** * ** *** *****, shown **** ** **** ***** (~**').

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Similar *** ***********

** ****** *** ******'* *** *********** using * ******* ******* ** ***** 2,000 *** **** ** ****** *** of ~**, * ******** ** ~****, shown ****:

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*** *********** *** ******* ** **** cameras, **** *** ******* *** **** chart **** ******** ******* *** ****** backlight, ** **** ** ** *** darker **** ****** *** **** ****.

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*********

**** **** ****** ******* *.*** ************, *** ** *** ******* *.*** streaming. *** *****-***'* ******** **** ********** lower ** *** ***** *** **** scenes **** *** *****-***, ***** *** P3228-LVE *** ******** ***** ** ******* tests.

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**** **** ***** ************ **** ***** with ******** ****** ** *** *****, with ******** ******* **** *** ******.

VMS ***********

**** **** ** ******' *.*** ******* and ****** **** ****** ********* ********** with ********, ***********, *******, *********, *** Network ***** *****. ****** **** ********* (e.g.***** *****,********* ********) **** ********* ** *** ***** tested ****** ********, ***** ********* **** VMD.

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Q3518-LVE ******** ********

**** ***** *** ******, *** ***** includes * ****** ** ******** ******** due ** *** **-***** **** ******, including:

  • ***** *********:*** ***** ** ******* ** ********* impacts ** *** ******, ***** *****, with ********** ***********.** *****, *** ****** *** ******* a **** *******, **** ******, *** serial *******, ** ***** ********* ********* by ****' ****** ********.

  • ********** ***** *************:*** ***'* ***** ************* *** ********** to ******* ***** ******* **** ******* to ********** ** ******** *******/*******, ***** below.

  • ******** ******:** ******* *** ******** ****** ** the ****** *** ** *******, *** camera ****** * *******/******* ********** ** when *** ****** ** *****. **** level, *** **** ***** ******* *** remains ******, *** **** ****** ****** turn *****, ***** ** **** ****:

Country ** ******

**** *** *** *** *** ****** 4K ******* **** **** ** ******:

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Test **********

******* **** ********* ***** ** ******* with *** *********** ** *********** ******** as **** ** ********:

  • *** *** ******* ****** *** ******* only.
  • ****-******* *.*** *** **** (** *.*** available).
  • ********* *** ******* (****), ******* *** on (****).

Versions ****

*** ********* ******** ******** **** **** for *******:

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

Comments (5)

Would love to see performance comparison vs. those particular unv/hik models.

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We will be including them in an upcoming 4K shootout, including Avigilon, Axis, Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Panasonic, and Vivotek.. So far we are at 12 models, if you have other suggestions, let us know in the comments there.

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are these both ARPTEC-7 SOCs?

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Can test with VMS of axis so it poor performance connected with high resolution camera

Camera with camera no meaning

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Can test with VMS of axis so it poor performance connected with high resolution camera

You think the cameras would look better using Axis software?

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