Hikvision 6MP Camera Tested (DS-2CD4565-IZH)

Author: John Scanlan, Published on Feb 27, 2018

In the next installment of our ongoing testing of 5MP/6MP cameras, we test the Hikvision DS-2CD4565F-IZH, a 'Smart Series' vandal dome combining higher resolution, a larger 1/1.8" imager and integrated IR.

We bought and tested the 4565 to see how it performs, examining:

  • Physical features
  • Installation issues
  • IR coverage
  • IR range
  • Low light image quality
  • Full light image quality
  • WDR performance
  • Bandwidth
  • VMS support

For other tests in this series, see our reports on the Axis Q3517-LVE, Dahua N52BM3Z, and Hanwha XNV-8080R. Up next is our shootout.

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