Hi Sharp NDAA IP Cameras Tested

By Derek Ward, Published Oct 12, 2021, 09:26am EDT (Research)

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**** ****** *** ****** *** ** Sharp *** ******/******* ****** ******-******-*(*.*-**** ********* ****, *** ** ****) and ***** ******/******* ********-******-*(*.*** *****-****, *** ** ****), ******** them ******* ****** ***** **** ****** ************* ********* *********** ****** **-***********-***, *********:

  • *** ** *** ******* ******* ** full ***** (~*** ***), *** *****(~* lux), **** **** ** *** *** scenes?
  • *** ***** ***/** **** ****** ** low ***** ******?
  • *** **** ** ** ************ *** does ** ********** ********/*******?
  • ** *** ******* ********* **** ***-***** VMSes?
  • *** **** ********* ** *** ** Sharp ****** *******?
  • **** *** *** ** **** *** usability ******?

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***** ** *** *****, ** *****'* performance *** **** ******** ** *****, Hikvision, *** ***** ****** ********** *******, with **** ******* ** ***** *** light (~* ***), ****/** (~*.* ***), and *** ******, ** **** ** extremely **** ***** *** ***** ******** (as **** ** ** ****) *** poor *** ***********, *********** **** ** Genetec *** *****.

**** ** ***** ******* ******** ****** details **** *** ***** **** ****** and ********* *********** ****** ******* ** low *****, ****/**, *** *** ******. Full ***** ***** ******* *** ***** on *** *** ** *****, ****** solid ** *** *** *****.

** ***** ******** **** *********** ******* noise ** *** ***** *** ****/** scenes, ******** *******, *** ****** ** illumination ****** ******* ************ *** *** edges ** *** ***** ** ****. Additionally, *** *** **-******-*'* ********* ** color *** ***** (~* ***) *** as **** ** ~** ****, ******* consistent ****** *****.

*** *********** *** **** ** **** Hi ***** ******* **** **** ***, with ******* *** ****** ** ******* subject ******* ******* ****** *********. **** Dahua *** ********* ****** **** ************ the ** ***** *******.

*****-***** *** *********** *** ****, ** the ******* ***** **** ********* *** ONVIF ** ******* ***** *.***/*.***. ***********, Milestone *** ** ******* *** *** integrate *** ******* *** *****, ****** all ***** ****** ***** ****** **** Hi ***** ******'* **** *******.

** **** ******** ** ** ***** throughout ******* *** **** ******** ******* firmware *** *********** ******** *********.

Competitive *******

***** ** *****'* ***** ******* *** issues ** ******* ** *** **** scenes, ****** *** ***********, ********* ***** than ***** *** *********.

*** ** ***** *** ******/******* **-******-* sells *** ** ********* ****** ***** of ~$*** ***, ***** **** *********'* Value ****** **-*********-**** (~$***-***) ** *** Dahua ******* *** ~$*** ***.

*** *** ** ***** ******/******* **-******-* bullet *** ** ********* ****** ***** of ~$** ***, **** ********* *********'* **** ****** *******(~$** *** ******), *** *********'* ***** Plus ****** (***-****, ~$**).

Compared ** ***** *** *********

***** ** ***** ***********, ** ***** cameras *** * **** *********** ** Dahua *** *********, **** **** ********** and ******* *********** ***** **** **********, since ***** ******* ** *** *****, dark, *** *** ******, ** **** as *** *********** *** ******** **** all ************* ***** **** ***** *** Hikvision.

************, ** *****'* **** **** ** *******, ********** ** **** ** ******, compared ** ****** ** ******* **** Dahua *** *********, ********* **** ********** options, ********* *** *****-****** ******, ****** with ** *** ***** *****, ***.

NDAA ***-*** **********

** ***** ** **** * **** alternative ** ***** ***-*** **** ******* we **** ******** ******, **** *********,**,******, ********. *** ** ***** *********** ******** better ****** ** *** ******, ** well ** ***** ********, *** ******* VMS ***********, ** **** ** ***** sales ******** *** ***** **** *******. Hi *****'* **** ********* ******* ***** competitors ** *****.

Color *** ***** ****

**** ** ***** ******* ****** **** unable ** ******* ***** ****** ******* due ** ***** *** *** ***** quality. *** ** *** ******* ****** here, *** ********* ***** **-***********-*** ********* strongest, **** ****** ***** ******** *** facial ******.

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*******, *** ******* ****** ******* ****** subjects ** ~* ***, **** ****** facial ****** ***********. *** ** ***** 1080p **-******-* ** ********** ****** **** the ***** ******* ******.

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****** ~* *** ***** *** ***** testing, *** *** ** ***** **-******-* stream ***** ******* *** ****, **** extremely **** ~** **** ********* ***********, discussed *****. ** ******* *** ** Hi *****, *** ******** **** ** be *** ******* ***** ** *** stream *****:

** ******* **** *** *** **** is > ****** **** @ *** light. **** ***** ** *** **** cause. ** **** *** ** ******** if ** ***. *** **** **** you ******.

** ***** *** *** ** ******* with ** ******** *** *** *** excessive ***** *** ***** ********* ***********, though ** **** ******* ** ****** if **** *******.

Dark/IR ************

**** ** ***** ******* **** ****** central ** ********, **** ****** ** illumination **** **** *** *** *** camera's ***. *** *******, *** *** turret ******** *********** *** ****** ** the ***** ** ****, ***** *** edges *** ******.

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*** *** ** ***** ****** *** uneven ** ************ ** ****, **** the ***** ** *** *** ****** than *** *** ** ***** ******.

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*** ** ***** *** ****** ******* overexposes *** ******* *** **** *****, producing *** ******* ******* *** ** the ***** ******* ******. ****** ******* on *** ** ***** **-******-* *** solid, ****** *** ****** ******* ** the **** ***** ******* ***********.

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** ******* *** ** ** ***** for ******** ********* *** ***** ************ of *** *** ******, *** ***** they ********* **** "***** **" *** not * ************* ******, **** **** us ** *** ******** *** ******** zones:

** ***** ** *** ** **** concern.*** ******** *** ****** *** ******** area ******* ********* ** ********* *****.

********* ***** *************** *** ********** *** exposure ****** (***** ** *** **** FOV ** *******), ************ *** ********* on * ********* ******* *******, ** the ***** ***** ****** ******* ****** discernable, *** **** ** ******** ** chart *******.

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***** * ******* ******** ****** ***** reduce ** ************, ** *** ****** to ******* ****** ******* *******. ** the ******* ****** *** ******** ****** frame, *** ****** ****** *** *** exposure ******. *******, *** ***** ** not *********** ****** ** ****** ****** the *******, *** **** *** ** the ***** ******** ******, ** ******* overexposed.

IR ******* ** ****'* **** *****

**** *** ******* *** ***** ******* at *** *** ****'* ** ***** for **** ** ***** *******, ********* is **** ** **** *******, ****** details *** **** *** ** *** PPF (~** *** *** *** ******, ~18 *** *** *** *** ******).

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Digital *** ****/**** ***********

****, ** ****** ** *****'* *** performance ** ** **** **** ***** with ************ ******* **** ~*,*** *** outside ** ~** *** ******.

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** ***** *** *********** ** **** due ** *** *** ** ******* WDR. ***** *** ******** ******* *** test ***** *** ******* ****, *** exterior ******* *** ********** *** ***********, with ** ****** ****** ********. **** the ***** *** ********* *******, ***** use **** *****-******** ***, ********** ** Sharp.

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************, ********* *** **** "*** (***) to "** (***) *** ****** ** no ****** ** ****** ******* ****** backlight.

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*** ** **** ******* *** ***********, subjects **** ***** ** **** *** scene *** *********** *********** ***** *** door ** ****. ** *** ******** or *********** *** ******* **** *** enabled.

** ******* *** ** ** ***** for ******* ********* *** ***********, *** are ********* ******* *** ** ***** end, ******:

** *** ***** ** ** **** testing ** *** / *** *** see *** ** *** ****** *** short ******** **** ** **** *** effect.

Minor *** *********** **** ******* ********

** ***** **** **** ** ******* firmware ******* ***** ** ********* *** image ******* ********. ** *** *** firmware ******* *** ** ****** ** the *** **, *** ** **** told ***** *** **** ** ****** to *** ***********. *******, ***** ******* the *** ******** *******, *** ********/****** subject ******* ***********, **** *** ******* in *** **** **** ********* ****** exposed.

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Similar **** ***** *******

** **** ***** (~*** ***) **** even ********, ** ***** ******** ******* details ** ******, ****** *** *** model ** ******** *********.

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

*********, *** ** ***** ******* ***** not *** ** *** ** *** 3rd-party ***** ** ********* **** **** via *****. ***** ********* *** ******** versions * *** ***** *****, ** saw **** **** ******* ***** **** integrate ** ******* *** *.***/*.***, *** RTSP ********* ****** **** ***********, *********, and ** *******.

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**** **** *** ******* *** **** officially ****** ** ******* * ********** as ** *** ****.

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** ***** ***** *** ******* *** Profile * *********** *** *** *******, but ****** **** **** *** ********* working ** ******* *** ***** **** with ********* ** *********** ** *******:

***** ** ******* ** ***** **** with **** ** ***** ****** ***. But ** *** **** **** **** same ***** ******* *** **** ********* parameters, ** ** **** **** **** the *********** ** ******* **** ********.

Extreme ********* ** ***** *** *****

********* *********** *** ****, ** *** 5MP ******'* *** **** *** ~**.* Mbps ** ~* *** ***** *** light, * ~** ******** **** **** light ************, *** * ~*** ******** over **** *** ******** ** ****/** scenes.

*********, *** *** ** ***** ****** measured ** ~*.* ****, ****** **** light *** **** ********* ************ ****** from *.** - *.** ****. ******* Hi ***** ****** *** * "***** codec" ** ********** ******* ** ******* reduce ********* ***********.

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Web ** ********

*** ********* ******** ***** ******* ** Hi *****'* *** **, ******* *** several *** ********, **** **:

  • ******** ******** ******** * ****-** ******** for ****-****** *******.
  • ****** ******** ** * "*****" *****, not * *** ** ******* *******.
  • ****** ******** ******** *** ****** ********* windows.
  • *****, *********, *** ***/***** ****** ******** is *******.

***** - *** ***** ***** *** taken **** *** ******* ******** ******* used. *** ********* ***** **** ******* in *** *** ******** *******:

  • ***** ********* (*.*. "**********" ******* ** Maintenance).
  • ******** *** ****** ********* ******* *** now ** *********** ** *** ********** (instead ** **** **** *** ****** and ***** *****).
  • *** ******* *** ******, ******, *** cross-line ******.
  • **** **** **** ***** ** *** in **** **** *** ****** ******.

Physical ********

*** ********* ***** ********* *** ******** construction ** *** *** *** *** Hi ***** *******. ***** ****** **** the **** **" ****** **** ** both ******* *** ******** ** *** turret **** ****.

Size **********

*** ** ***** ****** *** ****** are ****** **** **** ** *** Dahua ******* *** ********* **-**********-*. ************, the ** ***** **-******-* ****** **** does *** **** * ***** ** hide ************/******** ******, ******* ** **** might ** ***** ** * ******* or ******* ******.

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Realtek *** ****

** ***** **** * ******* ******* SoC, **** ** ******.

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Made ** ******

*** ** ***** ******* ****** **** made ** ******.

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Testing ***********

*** ******* **** ********* ***** ** testing **** * *** *********** ** standardize ******** **** **:

  • ******** *** ** "****".
  • ******* ******** ***** **** **** ****** specified (*.*. ****/** ********)
  • ******* ***** *** ** */***.
  • *.*** *** ****.
  • *** **** ******* ** *** ******* CBR.
  • ************ *** ** ~**.
  • *** *** ** **.
  • *** ******* *** *** *******.

Multiple ** ***** ******** *******

****** *** ****** ** *******, ** received * ******** ******* ** **** in ******** ** ******** **** **** Hi *****. *** ***** ******** ******* allowed ***** *********** **** ******* *** RTSP ********* ** *** ***** ******. At **** ********, *** ******* ***** not ********* **** *** ***-***** *** we ****, *** ***** ***** *** Exacqvision ****** **** ***** ** **** stream.

*** ****** ******** ******* ** ***** sent ** ******** *** *** ** of *** *******. **** *** *** camera ******** *** *** ********, ******* the *** ***** *** ***. ** were **** ** *** ************ **** the *** ******** *******, *** ************ were ***** (** ********* ** *** WDR *******).

Firmware ****

*** ********* ******** ******** **** **** for *******:

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

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******?? **** *** ** ** * defective ******** ** ********* ******* ****. Did *** ** *** ******** ******* that *****?

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******?? **** *** ** ** * defective ********…

****, *** **’* *** * ***** good *** :)

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**, **** ** *** ******** ******** we **** **** ***** **** *****. The ******* ******* ** ***** *** with * * **** ***, ****** when ******** ** ***, *** *** is ******* *** ** **** ****** the ****** ******* ********** *** *** rate.

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