Hanwha 9MP Fisheye Camera Tested (PNF-9010R)

Author: John Scanlan, Published on May 09, 2017

12MP sensor fisheye panoramic cameras are becoming increasingly common.

We have tested Hikvision's DS-2CD63C2F as well as Panasonic's SFV481 4K panoramic.

Now, we bought and tested the Hanwha / Samsung PNF-9010R fisheye camera against those two cameras, covering:

  • Image quality in full light and low light scenes
  • Integrated IR range
  • Wide dynamic performance
  • VMS integration
  • Dewarping/distortion issues

And more. See our results inside.

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Physical ********

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12MP **. *** ****

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Streaming *****

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***** ***** *** ***** ****:

VMS *******

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  • ******** ******* ******:******* ****** ****. ** *********.
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Fisheye **********: ******** ******/******* *********

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IR *****

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Solid *** ***** ***** *******

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Bandwidth **********

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