Axis M5000-G Multi-Imager / PTZ + Z-Wave Camera Tested

By Ethan Ace and Jermaine Wilson, Published May 19, 2022, 10:48am EDT (Research)

**** *** ******** * *** *****-*, a *********** *****-****** *** ******, **** wireless */* ************ *** *-**** **** devices, *** *** **** **** ** perform?

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** ****** *** ****** *** *****-*, examining:

  • *** **** ** *** ******'* *-**** automation ******** ****?
  • ** *****-***** ******* ********* ********?
  • *** ******* ****** ** ****** ****** and ********?
  • *** ** *** ***** *** *** 5MP ******** ******* ******* ** ***, low ***** (~* ***), *** **** scenes (
  • *** **** ** ******* ** ****** WDR ******?

*******

***** ***** ******* ******** ******** ** historic ********** **** *********, *-**** *********** was ***********.

** *** *******, ****' *****-* ******** from *********** *-**** *********** ******, ********** with ********* *****, **** *** ******** ** *-**** devices *** ******* *********. **** ******* were **** ********* *********, **** *** not **** ** ***, *** ****** were ***** ** *** ****** *** were *** ****** *** ******.

** *** ******** ****, ***** *** image ******* *** ***** ** **** light (~*** ***) *** *** ***** (~1 ***), *** *** ** ** (3x5MP) *****-****** ******** * ****** ******** of *** ***** ** * ***° FOV *** ***** ******* ** ***** range.

Best *** ********

*** ****** **** ****** *****, **** a *********, ********* **** ** **** / *** ***** ******** ** ******, this *********** ** * *****-****** + PTZ ******** *********** ***** ******* ** a ********** ****** ****.

*******, *-**** ****** *** ** ******** upon ** *** ***** **** ***** those ******.

Axis ********/****** ********

**** **** **** ** *** *****-*'* limitations *** *** ** ****** *-**** implementation **** ***** *** ***** *** will ** ***** ** ****** ********, but *** *** **** * ******** for ***** ************.

** **** ** ****** *** ****** this ****** **** *** ******** ** released.

*******

*** *****-* ***** *** ~$*,*** *** online. ***** *** **** *********** ****** in ******* **** ******* (*.*., ************ ****** ****, ~$***-***), ****** ***** ****** **** generally ******* ** *** **** *-****.

**** ***** ******, ****/*****, *** ********** sensors *** ~$**-** *** ****, ** well ** ** **/*** ***** ****, ~$80, ****** ***** ******* *** **** of ******, *** ******** *******.

*****-***** ****** ****** **** ******, **** about $** ** $**, ********* ** the ************. ** ***** ** *********** between ***** *** ***********/*********** ** *** testing.

Z-Wave ****** *************

**** **** *** ***** * **** of *********** *-**** *******. **** ******* pointed ** ** ****-**** ******** ******* ******, ****** **** ********* **** *** M5000-G ** *** *** ******. **** also **** **** ****** **** *** specifically **** ************* ******* ******** ****** of *******/********.

** *** ***********, **** *** *** recommend ***** ******* ** ****** ** more ********** **** ***** *******, *** they *** *** ***** ** ******* ** ********** *********** ** *** M5000-G.

Z-Wave *********** ******

** ********* ** **** *** *****-* with ** ********* *****-***** *-**** ******* and ***** **** **** * ******** functioned, ******** *** ****** ** ** used **** ******** */*, ******, *** overlays ** *** ******. ***** ******* were ***** ** *** ****** **** no ****** ******, *** *** *** show *** ****** *********** *** ***** not ** **** *** ******.

*** *******, *****, *** **** ****** and ***** ****** ** *** *** of *** ****** ******* **** ***** (open/closed, ***********), *** *** **** *** temperature ****** ***** **** ** ***********, despite ******* ** ******.

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Wireless */* ******* ******

*** *****-* ******** **** **** ***** "wireless */*" ***** ****** *-**** ****** inputs ** ** ****** ** ******* I/O ***** ** ****** *** ** seen ** ***.

*******, **** *** *****-***** ****** ******** allowed * ******** */* **** ** be ********, ** ****** ***** ******:

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****** ****** ****** (*.*., ****/******) *** did *** **** **** ******** */* or ******.

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Axis ********

**** **** ** **** *** ***** issues *** *** ** * "****** implementation" **** ***** *** *-**** ****** and **** ****** ******** **** ** improved:

**** ** * ****** ************** **** our *** *-**** ********* (*****) *** unfortunately ** ***** *** *** **** that *** *** ******* ******* **** we **** ******** */*. ** *** hard ** **** ************ * ****** in *** ** **** **** ***** all *-**** ******* ** ** **** as ******** */*. ** *** **** this **** ****** *** *** ** the *-**** ******* ********* ** *** M5000-G ******* **** **** ******* */* inputs.

Z-Wave ** ******

****** *** *******, ** ********** *** into ****** **** *** *-**** ** loading *********. *********, *** *-**** ****** management *** *** ****** *****, ****** it ********** ** ***/**** *******:

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*******, ******** ***** ** ******* *** UI ******** **********, ****** ***** ******* could *** ** *******:

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** **** *****, **** *********:

* **** **** **** **** **** when *** ******* *** ******* *** the **** ***** ****. * ******* it *** ** ** **** *** web ******* ***** ***** *** * had ** **** *** * ***** and **** ******* *** ****.

***** ***** ****** **** ********* ********* by *******/********* *** ******* ** *** testing, **** ***** *********, **** ****** restarts.

15MP ***° ********

*** ******'* ***** *** ******* **** an *** ** ~***° ****, ********* in * **** ***° ******** **** placed ******** (*** ***** ** *****). There ** ******* ******* ******* *** imagers, ****** ******** ** *** ***** may ** **** ** *** **************.

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PTZ ***** **** *****/******* *** *****

*** ***** *** ******** ***** **** light *** ****** ~* *** ***** quality, **** ******* ******* ******* ** ~20' ** *** ******'* ****** **** level (~**°). *******, **** ** ****** in *** ****, subject ****** ** **** ** ***.

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Overview ******* ****** *******

*******, *** ******'* ***** *** ******** cameras ******** ****** ***** ******* ** similar *****, ****** *** ** ***** PPF ******* ** ***** **** **** angle ** ****. *******, ***** ******* also *** **.* ******, ********* ** dimmer ****** ** *** *****, **** only ***** ******* ******* ***********.

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Moderate *** ***** *********/****

**** *** ***** *** *** ******* suffered **** ******** ******** ****** *** motion ****, ******** ******* ** ****** subjects, ***** ***** ** ~**' ********/~* lux.

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Strong ***

**** *** ***** *** *** *** imagers ******* ****'* **** *** ("******** WDR"), ***** ********* ***** ******* *** both *** ********* *** ****** ***** of *** *****. *** ***** ****** performed ******** ****** ** **** *****, but **** ******** ****** *******.

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Physical ********

*** *****-* ** ******* ******** ** most *****-****** ******, with *** ***** *********** ******* ******* at *** **** ** *** ******, above *** ***. ** ** ********** bigger **** ** **** *** ****** and ***** *** **** ******** ** an **** *** *****-******, ****** ****** than ****.

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*** ******'* ******* *** ******* **** the **** *******, *****. **** **** the *****-* **** * ****** **** to ******* ***** ******* *** *****.

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Firmware ******** ****

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

  • **** *****-*: **.**.**

*******, **** **** **.**.** ** ***** as *** "******" ******* ** **** Device *******, *** **.**.**, *** ** presented ** * *** *******.

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Comments (6)

**** ** * ****** ************** **** our *** *-**** ********* (*****) *** unfortunately ** ***** *** *** **** that *** *** ******* ******* **** we **** ******** */*. ** *** hard ** **** ************ * ****** in *** **

**** ** ******* ***** **** ***** not ********* ******** ****** **** **** work. **** ** ************* *** *** acceptable. ****'* ***** ** **** **** about ***** ****** *** *****, ********* our**** ****: **** *-**** ** ****** Tested.

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*** **** ******** **** ****** ** did **** **** **** *** ****? If ********* *** **** *** ** take ** *******?

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***** ****,

** ******** **** ******. *** ****** was ** ***** ** */* *** we ******** ** * **** ***** on */**.

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* ******* ** ** ***** ****, when ** *** ***** ********* *** ordering, ** ** **** ***** ** a ***** ** **** **** ***** and ******.

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* **** ***** ** ***** ****** for * *********. * ** *** planning ** ***** ** **** ******* the *-****, *** **** **** ****** from **** *** **** ** ** a *****. * **** * ****** that ******** **** *** ******** ******* for **** **** * **** *** this **** *** ****.

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*********, ***** ** ** ***** ***** without *-****, *** **'* **** **************** *** **. *'* ******** **** ** *** about ****.

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