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

By: 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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*******, *** **** *** several ****** ** **** challenging ******** ************:

  • **** *** ***** *** IR ***********: *** **** provided ***** *** ***** details **** *** ***** 4526 ** **** ***** and **********/** ***** ** all ******.
  • ******* ***** ** **** light: ******* * *,***+ horizontal ***** ***** ******** compared ** ***** (**** vs. ****), **** **** light ******* **** **** moderately ****** ** ****** tested.
  • ******* *** ****: *** 4565's *** *********** ** very ****, **** ******* indiscernible ** ****** ********* and **** **** ****** of ******** ** ****** areas ** *** *****.

******* ** ***** ******, if **** ******** *** light ****** *** * concern, ** ** *** recommend ***** *** **** based ** ***** *****.

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*** ********* **** *** be ***** ****** *** ~$700 ***. **** ** ******** lower **** *** ****** ***-***** 5MP ***** (~$*** ******) and ************* ***** **** Axis' ***** (~$*,*** ******). *******, note **** *** **** does *** ******* ******** features ***** ** ***** models, **** ** ***** stabilization, ***** ******, ***** detection, ***** *********, ***.). 

*** ********* **** ** ~$100-150 ****** ****** **** the ***** **-**********-*** ($***-*** online).

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Full ***** ***** *******

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IR ***** **** ***

*** **** ******* *** specified ***/~***' ** *****, shown *****, **** *** subject ******* **** ~***' ** the ****** ******** ** this ****.

IR ********

*** ****'* ** ************ pattern ** ********** ******** in *** ****** **** at *** ***** ** the ***** ** ****, reducing ******* ** ******** at *** *****.

IR ***** *******

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*******, ** * ******* distance ***** ** ** weaker *** *** *****, detail ** ******* ** both *******.

Low ***** ***** ***********

** *** ***** **** cameras ****** ** ***** mode, *** **** ***** produced ***** ******* ** the ******* *** ***** than *** ***** ****, shown ***** ** ~**' distance.

****** *******, ****** ********* *** more ******* *** ** the ****'* **** ** PPF, *** ******* ******** usable ******* ** *** subject.

WDR ***********

** * ****** *** scene, * ********* **** open ******** ****, *** 4565 ********* ******, **** overexposure ** ******* ***** behind *** ******* *** no ****** ****** ** dark ***** ** *** scene.

*** ********** ***** ***** performance ******** ** *** 1080p ****, ***** ******** worse ******* ******* ****** backlight *** ** ************* and ***********, *** ***** images ** *** ****** areas ****** *** ****.

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Test **********

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Comments (4)

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****** ****** * ******** like **** * ***** advise *** (****) ** use *** ******* ** your ******* ** **** sure *** *** ****** the ***** *****.

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** ****, ** *** no *** *** ** outpriced ********** ******** ** other *** ******.
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*** *-**** ****** *** phasing *** *** **** be ******** **** * newer *********** *******. *** main ****** *** *** using * *-**** ***** is **** ******* *** VCA *******.

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[****, *** *** ** not ** ********** ***, for *** **'* ***. Still ***** ** *** described ******** ** '******* of ***/*** *******']

********, ** ******** *** 4565 ******* ** ** the ****** ***/*** ***** available ** ***'* ****** end ****. ** ** *** put **** ** ******* Axis * ****** *** Hanwha's ******* *, ** would ** ******* *** opposite ****** ********* *** we ***** ******** **** a ***** ****** ****** ******* others' **** ***. 

*** *** ******, *** 4565 still ***** * ***** "***" badge ***********'* ** ****:

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

*** **** **** *** 4 **** ****** ** being ****** *** ** moot. ** ****** *** is ****** ** ***. When ********* ******** ********* new ** *** **** end, ** **** ****** compare ** ** ***********.

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