Hanwha Low-Cost 4MP Camera Tested (QNV-7010R)

By Ethan Ace, Published Jun 11, 2018, 08:35am EDT (Research)

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Comments (7)

Did this camera go up in price, or where do you see the QNV-7010R online for $150?

The MSRP of this unit is $429.00, and at max Gold partner level with Hanwha at 55 off list, that comes to $193.05

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Maybe it’s the price for a QND-7010R?

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Good question, thanks. I looked into this. We definitely purchased the camera for ~$150. I believe it must have been during a sale. I've updated the report to ~$230 online, which is the average it sells for from multiple distributors.

Also note that there is now a lower cost Hanwha line, as well, the L Series, though it does not (yet) include 4MP models, only 1080p.

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Ethan,

Did you purchase the QNV-7010R or QND-7010R? One is dome, one is vandal dome, but different price points it seems. 

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This is the QNV, the vandal dome.

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Ethan,

Might be worth noting here that like hik there are different focal lengths available and these have different LED ranges and are the same price so a 4mm or 6 mm may give better results if looking at a 65 ft scenario at night

QNV-7010R 4MP IR Vandal Dome Wisenet Q network outdoor vandal dome camera, 4MP @20fps, 2.8mm fixed focal lens (110°), triple codec H.265/H.264/MJPEG with Wisestream, 120dB WDR, IR LEDs range 65', defocus detection, hallway View, one way audio and SD card. IP66, IK10, PoE/12VDC
QNV-7020R 4MP IR Vandal Dome Wisenet Q network outdoor vandal dome camera, 4MP @20fps, 3.6mm fixed focal lens (81°), triple codec H.265/H.264/MJPEG with Wisestream, 120dB WDR, IR LEDs range 82', defocus detection, hallway View, one way audio and SD card. IP66, IK10, PoE/12VDC
QNV-7030R 4MP IR Vandal Dome Special Order Call for Leadtime Wisenet Q network outdoor vandal dome camera, 4MP @20fps, 6mm fixed focal lens (53°), triple codec H.265/H.264/MJPEG with Wisestream, 120dB WDR, IR LEDs range 98', defocus detection, hallway View, one way audio and SD card. IP66, IK10, PoE/12VDC
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Jerome, thanks, that is worth calling out. But note: We tested at 60'+ because they specified 65' IR range on the QNV-7010. We do not test beyond camera's IR specs unless there's a specific reason to do so. I agree you'd probably have better results with the 7020 or 7030 at that distance, but at the expense of 30-50° angle of view.

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