$100 True WDR Camera Tested (FLIR CVI)

Author: Derek Ward, Published on Jul 31, 2015

True WDR has traditionally been quite expensive.

And HD analog has so far been mostly low-end models.

Now, FLIR has released a ~$100 1080p CVI camera with true WDR and integrated smart IR.

We bought the FLIR C233BD to see how it performs against other CVI models and the Axis Q1615, a leading WDR IP model.

This continues our series of HD analog tests, including Hikvision HDTVI VS Dahua HDCVIDahua HDCVI 2.0 TestedTesting AHDHoneywell HQA HD-CVI TestedDahua HDCVI Encoder With VMSes Tested, and Hikvision HDTVI Cameras Tested.

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