Axis Lowest Cost 1080p Camera (M3045-V) Tested

By: IPVM Team, Published on Jun 13, 2016

We bought the new 1080p Axis M3045-V and tested it against Hikvision and Samsung to see how it compared.

This is the second in our series (starting with the Axis M3044-V Test and concluding with the M3046 4MP test).

Below is a preview of the comparative low light performance:

** ****** *** *** ***** **** *****-* *** ****** ** ******* Hikvision *** ******* ** see *** ** ********.

**** ** *** ****** in *** ****** (******** with *** **** *****-* **** *** ********** **** *** M3046 *** ****).

***** ** * ******* of *** *********** *** light ***********:

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*******

*** **** *****-* ********* a huge ********* *********, *********** improvements ** *** *****, and ******** ***** ** WDR **** *** *****-* in *** *****, ** well ** ************ ************ (more ****** ******* ****** and ** ***** ****), all ** * ***** price **** *** ******** model."

*** ***** *** *** performance **** ******* ** or ****** **** **** more ********* ***** *** light/WDR ****** **** *** Samsung ***-****. *******, *** less ********* ********** ** Hikvision **** ***** ********* better ** *** ***** (** ~1 *** *** *****).

China **********

** **** ******* *****, *** ***** ** a **** ****** ******** to **** ** ********* in **** ** *** price *****,~$*** *** *****, **** ****** *** ***** for * ***-** ******, solid ***, *** **** low *********.

*******, ** *** ******** side,*** ******* **** ********** IR *** *** ******** ******* for $**+ **** **** the *****-*, **** ***** models $*** ****.

*** ***** *** **** to ***** **** * premium ******* *****, **** new **** **********'* ************* improved *********** **** ********** be ********** *** ****** further **********. *******, *** relative ***** ******* ** still ***** *****, ** most *** **** ******* switched ** ******* ************* will ****** *** ** motivated ** ****** ****.

*******

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

**** ** ************* **** expensive **** **** *** cost ** ******, **** as *** ***********-*********-* (~$*** ******) ******** **-***-********* (~$*** ******)

*******, ***-** *****, **** as *********'* **-******* [**** ** longer *********] (~$*** ******) *** the******* ***-***** (~$*** ******) **** *** substantially ****.

Huge *** ***** *********** ********

*** *****'* *** ***** performance ** *********** ****** than *** ******** ********** M3005, ***** *****. *** M3005 ******** ** ****** image ** *** ***** at ***. *** ***** clearly ******** *** ******* and ************, ****** **** few *******.

 

***** ** *** ********** below, *** *****-* ********* slightly ****** **** *** more ********* (~$*** ***) super *** ***** ******* SNB-6004, ****** ******* ******* usable ******* ** *** subject ** **** *****. However, *********'* *** **** integrated ** **** ******** far ****** ******* **** others, **** ***** *-* of *** **** ***** legible *** ***** ******* details.

Better *** *********** 

*** *********** *** ****** against ** **** ********* door *** *** **** area ****** **, **** here:

 

*** *****-* *** *** of *** **** ********** in **** *****, **** ***** details ** *** ******* in **** *** ****** and **** ***** ** the *****. **** *** Hikvision ******-* ******** ****** details ** *** **** area ****** *** ****, but ****** *** *** subject **** ******** *******.

Full ***** ***** *******

*******, ** ****** **** light ***** ******* ******* others ** **** ******** test *****:

**** **** ******* ******** slightly **** ***** ****** than ********* *** ******* in **** *****, **** a ****** ********* ** facial *******. 

M3045 **. *****

******* *** ****** **********, the ***** ***** ***** details ** *** ******* similar ** *** **** M3044 ** **** *****, with ***** ******* ** low *****. *** ***** shows **** ******* ***** of *** **** ***** than *** ***** (* vs. *), *******.

Physical ********

***** *** *** *** ******** changes ** *** *****-* compared ** ***** *** models:

** ***** **** 

**** *******, *** ***** whip ***** ** *** M3004/3005 *** **** ******** with ** ******** ****. This **** *** * point ** **********,**** **** *********** ******** opposed, *** **** ********** it.

******* **** **********

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*************

*** ****** ************* ** nearly identical ** **** *******. However, ***** ******* ******* true *** (****** ***** "wide ******* *****" ** the *** *********) ** well ** *********, *** found ** **** ******.

*** ******** ******* ** a ****** ******** *** on/off, **** *****. ***** camera ******** ******* **** remained *********** *********.

 

*** **** ******* ** Zipstream *************, *** *** **** ********* ****

Bandwidth **********

*** *****-* *** *** lowest **** ***** ******** of ******* ******, **** than **** **** ** the ********* ******-*. *******, the ********* ****** (*** to *** ********** **) had **** ***** *** light ********. **** **** both ** ***** ******* use***** ******, ***** *** *** Axis ***** *** ******* SNB-6004 ** ***.

 

Test **********

*** ******* **** ****** using ******* ******** ****** otherwise *********, **** *** following ******* ** *** cameras:

  • *.***, ** ***, ~** quantization *** ****
  • */*** ******* ******* *****

*** ********* ******** ******** were **** *** **** test:

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

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