UTC Interlogix Series 6 Tested

By: Rob Kilpatrick, Published on Mar 25, 2019

UTC Interlogix has long been deceptively OEMing Hikvision as our 2017 results show. Now, Interlogix is back with their newest IP camera series, Series 6.

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Have things changed with Series 6? Has the Hikvision OEMing stopped? How well did the new series cameras perform?

We bought and tested the Interlogix Series 6 TVD-5604 motorized vandal dome to find out, testing against competitive models from Axis, Hanwha, and Hikvision, examining:

  • How does the camera perform in well lit spaces, 200-300lx?
  • How does it perform at night with IR on, ~0.01lx?
  • Does integrated IR evenly cover the camera's field of view?
  • Does IR meet its specified range?
  • How does bandwidth consumption compare to others?

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Performance *******

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*******, ***** **** *** key *********** *********:

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  • ** ***** *****:*** * ****** ******* do *** ******* ***** codecs, **** ******** *.***/*.***, unlike *** ******** ** new *******, ** **** as *** ********* ****** Interlogix ** ***** **.

Clearly * ********* ***

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Interlogix Hikvision Web UI And Terminology Similarities

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Nearly Same Encoding Version Different Firmware Numbering Scheme

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Interlogix Discovered Using Hikvison Software

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MAC OUI Lookup Shows as UTC

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Size **********

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Physically Similar To Hikvision Performance Series

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Competitive ******* ***** ******* (~***-*** ***)

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IR ***** ******* (~*.** ***)

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

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Center Vs  Edge IR Details

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Wide ******* ***** ***********

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WDR Performance Comparison

Center **. **** *******

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Moderate Lens Distortion (105° AoV)

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Country ** ******

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Versions ****

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Comments (8)

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