Hikvision 4G Solar-Powered Camera Tested

By Jermaine Wilson, Published Jul 21, 2022, 12:23pm EDT (Research)

***** ************* ********, ********* *** ********* its***** ** ***** *****, ******* ** solar-powered******* *** *** **** **** ** actually *******?

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** ****** *** ****** *********'* ******** Series*** ******* *****-******* ******** ****** *****, *** ** **** ******, ** examine:

  • *** **** **** *** ***** ***** sustain *********?
  • *** ****/********* *** *** ******* *************?
  • *** **** ********* ******* ** ***** through *** *****?
  • *** **** **** ** ******** ************ work?
  • *** **** **** *** ********** ****** app ****?
  • *** **** **** *** ****-**** *********** work?
  • *** **** ***** ******* ******* ** full ***** (~*** ***), ***** *** light (~* ***), **** (~*.*****) **** white ***** ** *** *** ******?
  • *** **** **** *** ********** *** Sensor ****?

*** ***'* *********** *** ************ ** core *********** *******. *** ********* *** was ******** ********'* ******** ******** (*** **** *******)** * ****** *****. *******, *** kit *** ******** ****** ****** ** inferior ** ******-***** ********** ***** ********* though ** * ************* ***** *****.

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

  • ***-******* **** *********: ***** ******* *** ~1-2 ******* ********* ****** *******, ********** low ******** ** ******'* ***** ****** (10+ *******).
  • ***** ***** ***** *******: *** ********* solar *** ******** ******* ******* ** typical********* ***** ***** ************ *** *** *** ****** **** images/produced ** ******'* ***** *******.
  • ****** *** ****** *********: *** ******'* included *** ********** ******** ******, ********, and ******* ** ** *** ********* 15m/~50' ***** **** ** ***** ********** in *** *******.

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*** *** ********** ***** ** ******* were:

  • ** *****-***** ***********: *** ********* ***** kit ** ********** **** **** ***** own ***-******* ******** (****** *** ** iVMS-4200). ** ****** ** ***** ** third-party ***** ****** *** **** ******** Ethernet (*.*., *** ***).
  • ******* ************* ** ********: **** ******* on ***, **** ****** ********* *** white ***** ******** *** ** **********. All ***** ************** **** ** ********* via ********, ******* ** ******* ********* cameras.
  • ***** *** *****: *** ***** *** weighs **.* ****** *** *** ******** solar ***** ** ****** **" ****, making *** *** ********* ** ******* for *** ******.
  • ************* ******: *** ******* ************* ******* of *** ****** *** *****, ********* us ** ******* ***/** ******* ***** the ****** ******** *****, **** ***** speaking ** ********* **** *******.

Two ********** *******

*** ****** *** *********** *** ******** or *** (** **** ** ***** wireless *******). *******, ***** *** ******** remote ***, *** ** *********** ********.

Physical ********

*** ********* ** ****** *** ****** ~18.8lbs *** ******** * ***** ***** panel (**"***"). ************ ****** ********* *** a ******-****** ************. **** ** * brief ******** ***** ** *** ** kit:

****** *** ******** ** *** ********* solar ******, ** ********** **** *** battery ** ******* ** *** ****** of *** ****** *** ** ***-****-***********:

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Note: ****** ** ******/**** ****

** **** ~* **** *** *** 4G ****** *** *** ******* ** completely ***** (***** ******* **** ********).

**** **** *** ******* ** *** Hikvision ***** *** *** ********* ****** July **** **** **** ****, *** radiant ****** *** ****, ** ***** panel ****** *** ****, *** ******* usage *** ********** *** *** ** shorter ******.

Camera ******* *** ******** **** *******

*** ********* *** *****-******* *******' ****** pricing ****** **** ~$*,*** - $*,*** with * ****** ********** ** ***** available *** ~$*,***- $*,***.

*******/******** ******* ******** *** ***** *****, battery, ******, *** ******** ***********.

****, ********** * *** **** ** required, ** ** *** *** ********, and ** ******** ****-**** ***** ******* varies ** *** **** **** *** mobile ******* ****. ** **** * T-Mobile ********* ******* **** **** ******* $50/month ****** *******.

Initial ************* ******

****** *** ******* ************* ** *** 4G ******, ***** **** ****** ********** the ****** ** ******** ***** ***** configured ** ********, *** *** ****** was **** ******* *** ****** ******, but **** ********* *** *** *******. This ******** ** ** ***** *** camera ******** ***** (~*-* *****) *** an ****-**** ******* **** *******.

***** *** ******* **** **** ********* support *** ***************, *** **** ******* occurred ***** ************ ******* ******** *** ethernet ************. ******* **********/********* *** ****** solved **** *****.

Hikvision ***** ** ****** ** ****** ******

*********'* ** ****** ******** *** **********, and ***-******* **** *******, ***********'* ******** **** ********* * *** ***** **********, **** latency (********* **+ *******), *** **** viewing ***** $** *** ** *******. However, *** ****** **** ** ~*/* the **** ** *********'* *** ($*** vs. ~$*,***).

*****Consumption ***** *********

*** ********** ** ****** *** * Power *********** ***** **** ********* *** operation ** *** ****** ***** ** cellular ************:

  • ** '*********** ****,' *** ** ****** will *** ********** ******* ********** *** battery ***********.
  • ** '********* ****,' ******* ********** **** automatically ****** ******** ** ******** ******* life, ***** ********* ** ****** ********/******* performance ** ******* **** *********.
  • ** '******* ****,' *** ** ****** only ******** *** ******** *** ****** access ******, *.*., ******* *** ****** in **********.

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* **** *** ********* *** '********* of *** ***** ***** ****' ***** a ****** ** *** ******'* *** UI (*** ** ********) **** **% to **%. **** * ****** ** in *** ***** ***** **** *** receives ***** ******, ** **** ****** to *** ******** ***** *********** **** it *** ********** ********** **, *.*. 'Performance ****'.

****** *******, *** ** ****** ********* in *** ***** *********** ***** ** explained, **** ** ****** ** ****.

Battery **** / ***** ***** *************

****** *******, * *****-******* ** ****** without ********/***** ***** ***** ***** ******** for ~* **** ** '*********** ****' before ******** '*** ***** *********** ****' (Configured ** **%) **** * ******* got ********** *** (~ *%), ** received **** *************/****** ** *** ********** App (***** *****). ****** ******* *******, there *** ****** ***** ********, ******** the ***** ***** ** ******* ******** direct ******** ** ***** *********.

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****** *******, *** ***** ***** ******* the ** ****** ** **** ****** in ~*-* *****, ********* ~**-**% ******* replenishment/hour. ***** ******* ******* *** ******/***** panel's *************, *** ***** ***** ********* full ********* ** '*********** ****,' *** battery **** *** *** ** ***** 85%.

****: **** ******* ******** ** ****; we **** ** ***** *********** ** other ******* ** *** ******.

Hikconnect ***************

** ********** *** ** ****** **** Hikvision's ********** *** *** ****** **********/********** during *******.

********** ******* ***** ** **** ****** live ******* **** *** ******* (********* ~1-2 *******), ******* **** ************* ***** on ********** '******', **** ***** ****, and ****** *******. *******, ** **********, the ****** ************* *************** *** ******* compared ** * ******* ** ****** configuration ** * *** **. ** Hikconnect, ***** *** ****** *** *********:

  • ****** ********* ****/***********
  • ***** ************ ***** ****** (***** ***** Settings)
  • **** ** *****/***** ********* *****
  • ******* ** ******* *****
  • ****** *** **** **** ******* (**, Standard, *****).
  • ******* ****

*** ********** *** **** ***** **** events **** ** ***** ***** ******** log **** *** ** ******** ** date. *** ****** *** ******** ***** details **** ** *** **** *** event ********, * *********, *** *** event **** *** ***** ****; *******, in **********, ****** *** *** ** filtered ** ***** ****.

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****, *** ********** *** ******** **** notifications *** *** ** *** ************ events.

* **** *** **** ******** ****** and ****** ****** ** ********** ** a '****** ****' ** '*******' *** send ****** *** ****** ** ****** via *****, ***, ***.

iVMS-4200 ******* *************

*********'* ****-**** ** *** **** *** that ******** *** ** ***** ****** while ***** ******** ************. *******, *** 4G ****** ************* ** *** *********.

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****** *******, ***** **** ********* *** 4G ******, *** ****** *** * limit ** * ******* ****** *** stream *****, ******* "** ******** ******* for **** * *******".

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'***** ******' ********** ** *** ** camera ******** ** *** '***** ******' in * **** ******, **** ***** images *** ****** ** * ********* schedule ** **********:

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**** ** ***** ** ********, ***** playback **** *** ***** *** * thumbnail *********. ************, *** ****** *******' nomenclature ********* ** *** *** *****, which ** ****** ** *** ***** there *** ******** ******* ********** **** iVMS4200.

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****** ** ******** *** **** ** exported (***** *******) **** *** ***** log *** ******** **** *** *****:

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Cellular ************/****** ****

*** ********* ** ***** **** **-*** connectivity, ****** ***** ** ** ****** for ***** ********. *******, ***** **** purchase * ****-**** *** **** *** data ****, ** *** ** *** supplied. ****** *******, ** *** *** have *** ****** **** ******** ************, as *** ****** ****** ******: "******".

Weak ********** ***** ***** ************

*** ********* ** ****** *** * weak ********** ***** *****, ***** **** has *** *****, ** ***** *****. Subject ******* ** *** ****** **** of *** ***** ** **** *** difficult ** *******.

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******** ** *** ********* *********** ****** (2347G2), *** ** *******' ***** ***** illumination ** ************* ******.

** *** ********** **** ***** (~*.** lux ***** ***** **), *** ********* 4G ****** ******** ****** ****** ******* than *** ******, ****** ******** ***** details **** *** ******.

*** ********* ****** *** * ******* hotspot *** ********* *********** *** **** chart ****** ~**'.

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Average **** ***** ***** ****** ***********

**** ****** ***** ** *** **** scene (~*.** ***, ***** ***** **), Both ******* ****** ******** ******** ****** details, ******** ****** ****, *** ****** usable *******.

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************, *** ** ****** ******** ******** noise ******** ** *** **** *****, shown ** *** **** ***** *****:

Average ***** *** ***** (~* ***) ***********

** *** ~* *** *****, *** Hikvision ** ****** ******** **** ****** details ** *** ******* *** ***** though *** *********** *** ***** *******, while *** ****** ********* ****-******* *** chart *** ******** ******** ****** *******.

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Color *** ***** (~ * ***) ****** ***********

**** ****** ***** ** *** ~* lux *****, **** ******* ****** ******** obscured ****** ******* *** ******** ****** blur ** * ******* ******* ******* the *** ** ~**'.

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*** ********* ** ****** **** *** moderate ******** ** *** ******* ******* the ***; *** **** ***** ** shown *****:

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

** ****** *** *********** ** ** exit **** ***** ***** ************ ****** from ~**,*** *** ******* *** ~***** inside (* ~**** ************).

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** *** *** *****, **** ****** added, *** ********* ** ******** **** usable ******* ** *** ********** *** on *** *******, ** *** ****** produced ** *********** **********. **** ******* tested ******** ***** ***********.

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**** ** * ***** ******* *** full *** ****** *********** ** *** Hikvision ** ******:

Full ***** (~*** ***) ********** ***********

**** ******* ********* ********* ** *** full ***** ***** ( ~*** ***), providing ******* ******* ** *** ******* and ***** ** **', **** ****** color ********.

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PIR ****** ******** ***********

*** ********* ** ****** *** ** onboard *** ****** ********, ***** ** specified ** ******* "** ** ***" during *******; *** *** ****** ******** met *** *************, ********** ********* ****** at ~**'.

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Bandwidth ***********

*** ********* ** ****** ***** ******** more ********* **** *** ****** ** all ****** ******. ********* *********** *** analyzed **** *** *.*** ***** ** each ******, *****, *** *** *** to '***'.

*** ************ **** ***** **** ******** motion ** *** ***** (******** *******).

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Versions ****

****** *******, *** ********* ******** ******** were ****:

  • ********* **: **.*.* ***** ******
  • ********* ******: **.*.*** ***** ******
  • ********** *******: *.**.*.**********
  • ****-**** *******: **.*.*.* *************

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