Taiwan Lilin NDAA Compliant Cameras Tested

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward, Published Aug 13, 2020, 12:37pm EDT (Research)

******-***** ************ ***** ** ****** ****** aim ** ***** *** ********* **** their ********** ********* *******. *** *** **** *** ***** new ****** ******* ** *** ***** Lilin **** ** * ******?

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** ****** *** ****** * ***** cameras, ***** ****** ***** *********-*,** ****** *** *********, ***** ****** *** *********, *********:

  • *** **** ***** ******* ******* ** full ***** (~*** ***), *** ***** (~2 ***), *** **** (~*.** ***) scenes?
  • *** **** ** ******* ** *** scenes?
  • *** ** *****'* "***" *** "***" modes *******?
  • *** **** **** ** ********* ** common *****-***** *****?
  • *** ** *.*** *** *.*** ********* compare?
  • *** **** ** ******* ** ***** and *********?

Executive *******

***** ** *** *****, *****'* ****-********* P2 *** ** ******* **** ********* against *****, ******** ******* *********** **** or ****** **** ***** *** ********* in **** *****, *** ***** (~* lux) *** *** ****** *** ******, but *** ** ***** ****** ** dark/IR (~*.** ***) *** ** ** overexposure *** **** ******* ******** **** details ** ****** ******/******** *** ******.

*****'* ** ***** ******** **** ***** quality ****** *** **** ** *** Lilin **/** ******, **** ****** *********** in *** ***** *** **, *** lacked **** *** (****** *** ** P2/Z2 ******).

*******, *****'* ******* ******** *********** *** mixed, **** ******** *** ********* **** some ***** ****** ** ******* *** light *******, *** *** ** ******* or **********, ****** ** ***** ***-** analytics ** **** ******. ****** ******** included ** *** ** *** ** models (******** ** ******* ** ***** price *****) ********* ****** ** ****-*** scenes *** ************ ********* ** ******* or **** ****** **** ****** ** or ***.

Performance **. ***** / *********

** *** *******, *** *** ***** P2R6552E2 ********* ********* ** *** ***** and ********* ******, ****** **** ******** less ****** *** ** ************. *** Z2 ****** ******** ****** ******* ******* to ***** ********* *** ***** ******, with ******** **** ***** ******.

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** *** ******, ***** ******** ****** subject ******* *** ****** *** *** background **** **** ***** *** ********* in **** ***** *** *** *******.

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*******, ** *** ***** (~* ***) with ******* ****** ** ***** ****, the ** *** ** ***** ******* perform **** ******* **** ***** *** Hikvision, **** *** ***** ******* ********* true ***** *** ********** ** ****** subject ******.

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Made ** ****** / **** *********

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

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*******

*****'* ***** ********* **** **** *********-* was *** **** ********* ** *****'* models ******, **** ** ********* ****** price ** ~$***-*** ***. ******** ** similar ***/**** *** ********* ***** **** Dahua *** ********* ~$***-***, **** ** notably **** *********.

*******, *****'* ***** **** ******* *** more *********** ** *****, **** ** estimated ****** ***** ** ~$*** *** for *** *** *********, *** ~$*** USD *** *** *** *********. ***** and ********* ******* ** **** ***** go *** ***** *** ****, ~$***-$***.

P2/Z2 ********: *** **** ** **. ***

*****'* **/** ****** *** **** **** WDR ******, ******** ** ** "***" by *****. ******** *** (*** ** default) ******** ***** ** ****** "***** Enhance ****" ** ***. ***** ** removes **** ***** ***** ******* ********, shown *****. ******* **** ** *-**** mode, ******** ******* ******, **** *******, and ** ************ ********* (********* ** more ****** *****) *** ********** **** the ****** ** *** ** ***.

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**** ** *** ****** ** *********** models, **** ************* ******* ********* ********* similar **** *** ** ****** ** or ***.

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

** *** *****, *** ** ************ of *** ***** ***** ******* *** uneven, **** ************ ** ***** ********. Users *** **** ** ******** ****** the ******* ** *********, *** **** leaves *** ******* ** * ************, as ****** ** ******* ******** *** be *** ***** ** ***********.

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*** *******, ** *** ******* ********** the *******, ** ******* ****** *** and ******* *** **** **** ~**' away. **** ******** ** *** ***** cameras ******.

Lilin ** *********** ******** ******

** ***** ***** ***** **** *** they *********** *** ** *** *******:

  • ******** ****** ** *****: ***** *** set ** ***** ** * ***** of *-*** ** ***** ************. *******, this *** ****** ** ****** ****** at ******* ********* *** ****** ** carefully ****.
  • ****** ************ ************: ************, *** ****** includes ** "************ ************" ******* (*****), but ** ***** ** ********* ********** in *********** **** **** ******* ******* or ******** ** *** *****.

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** *** *******, ** ***** *** reducing ** ******** ** ~** ** the *-*** ***** *********** ******* ************ without ********* *** ********** ***********, ***** below. ** ********* ********* **** ******* in ***** ******* ** ************ ** present.

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*******, ** ***** **** ************ ********* had ****** ** ** ****** ** our *******. ***** *****, **** *** setting ** *** *** (*******), ***** details *** *********** *** ****.

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

** *** ****, **** ** **, at ~**' ********, *** ** *** P5 ******* *** **** ** ******* characters ** *** **** ***** **** to **** *, ***** *** **'* harsher ** ************ *********** *** ******* and *****. **** *** ** ******** facial ******* ** **** *****.

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

** ***** *** ***** (~* ***), the ** *** ** ***** ******* were **** ** ******** ***** ***** and ****** ******* ** ~**' ********. However, *** ** *** ******* ******, reducing ******* *******.

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HDR **. *** ***********

** ****** *** *** *** *********** in ** ******** ******* *****, **** strong ********* *** ***** *********** ******* from ~** *** ** ~*,*** *******.

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*** ***** ** *** ** ******* tested **** *** "***" *****, *** (true *****-******** ***) *** *** (******* WDR). *********** ***** *** "***" (*******) mode *** ****, **** **** ****** the ******** ********** ****, ** *** exterior ***********, **** **** ******* *** subject *** ***** ** *** **** or *** *****.

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*******, **** *** **** ******* ** the ** *** **, **** ******** of *** ***** *** *******, ********* details ** *** ******* *** **** chart. **** **** *** ** **** not **** ** *** **** *** uses ******* *** ****.

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***** *** **** ******** ******* ** static *** ****** (**** ***** **** or ******* *******), *********** ** ****** with ******** ******** *** ****** ******** was ******. *** *******, *****, ******* of *** *******'* **** *** ******* as ** ****** *** ****, **** harsh ******* *** *** ********** ** washed ***.

******, ***** *** ** ***** *** light ****** ** *******, ** ********* noise *** ********* ******* ***** ******* and ********** ******, ***** *****. ** asked ***** ** *** **** ***** be *********, ** ***** **** **** no.

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

** **** *****, *** ***** ******* were **** ** ******* ***** ****** of *** ******* *** **** ***** at ~**' ********.

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Advanced ****** *********: ******** *********** *** ***** ******

*** ***** ***** ******* ****** ******** basic *** ** **** ** "******** Motion *********" ***** ***** ********* ** using * "****-**** ******" ** ******** valid ****** **** ***** ****** ****** by ***** ** *****-***** *******.

** *** *****, ******** ** ********* much ****** **** ******** ***, ***** triggered ** *********** *** ***** ****** in *** *****. *******, *** ****** still ******** **** ***** ****** ** multiple *******, ********* ***** ******* *** birds ********:

** **** ** ****** ******* ** and *** *******:

*******, ** *** *** ******* ** shadows ****** ** *** *****, **** when ******-******:

**** *********** **** ** ********** ***** standard ****** ********* ********* ** **** tested, **** ** *****, *********, ** Uniview, ***** ****** **** ******* ***** alerts. *******, ** **** ****** **** advanced ********* **** ** **** ****/****** Guard ** **-***** ********* **** ********, Bosch, ** *****'* *********+, ***** ** not ******* ***** ****** ** **** sources.

People ******** *********** **/**

*******, *** **/** *******' ****** ******** feature ****** **** ** ******* ****** (~200 ***), *** ******** **** ********** misses **** ******** ******** ******* *** counting **** ** **********:

************, ****** ******* ** ** *** sometimes ********* ********, ***** *****. **** turning *** ****** ***, "***" ** incremented **** ** ** **, *** "In" ** *********** **** ******* ****** back **.

*******, ** ****** ******** ************, ******** is ****** ** ** ******** *** more ****, ******** *** ****** ** these ******.

VMS ***********

*****'* *****-***** *** *********** ** ****** than **** *********** ******, **** *.*** currently ********* **** ** *****, *** the ** ****** ******* ** ****** H.264 ** *******.

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***** ****** **** *** *.*** *** H.265 ********* ** *** ** *** Z2 ******, ******** *** ** *** issues. *.*** ********* ************ ******* ***** ~5 ******* *** * *** *******, producing **** ** *** ******** ** seen *****.

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***** **** **** *** ******** ******* to ******* *** *********** ****** **** these ***** *** ******, *** ******* these ******* ** ** ********** ********* in *** **** ******.

Event ***********

*****'* ******** ****** ********* ****** **** only ********** **** ***** *** ********* in *** *****. **** ****** ******** these ****** ** ****** **** ***, which ***** ** **** ** *** timeline *** ******** *** *** ***:

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Similar ************ ** *********** ***** / *******

*** ***** **, **, *** ** series ******* *** ******* ** **** and ************ ** ******* *********** ***** and *******. **** ***** ***** **** models, *** ***** ******* ************ ** ***** *****.

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Bandwidth **********

** *** *******, *****'* "*****" ********* mode ******** ******** ******* ** ***** 1080p *** *** ****** **** ***** codecs. ******** **** ~**-**% ***** **** smart ****** ******* **** *******, ** average.

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Lilin *** ********* *** *-****

*** ***** **** ********* ******* ** tested **** ****** ********* ** *-**** SOCs, ** **** *****.

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Test **********

******* **** ********* ***** ** ******* with * *** *********** ** *********** settings **** **:

  • ***/*** **** **** ** *** ******* and *** ****** *** **** **** elsewhere.
  • ****-******* *.*** *** **** *** *******.
  • ************ ** ~**-** *** **** ** a ******** ******* *********** *****.

Firmware ******** ****

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

  • ***** *********-* (*.*.**.****)
  • ***** ********* (*.*.**.****)
  • ***** ********* (*.*.***.****)
  • ***** ******* (*.***.******.**)
  • ***** **-***-**********-*** (*.***.*******)
  • ********* **-**********-*** (*.*.*)
  • ********* **-***********-*** (*.*.*)

Comments (12)

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**** *** *** **** ** ******** that ****** ** ******** **** ** the ******** ** ***** ******....** * takeover ****** ***'* *********.....**** *** *** 3166-2 ******.

*** ***, **** ** * ******* not * ******* - **** **'* considered ** *** ***** ** *** US (****** *********** *********é** ****) ** ******** ** ****** I'll *** ****, **** ** **** John **.

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***’** **** **** ***** / ***** before. ******* ** ******** *********:

*** ** ********** ****** ** * country, *.*., ** ****** ********** ******* ****:

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****** ** * ******* ** **** list, ***** (***) ** *** ** the ****.

*** ****** ******** *** *** ******* to *** ***** *** *******, ***.

** * ****** ** ********, ****** is ******* ********** ** * ******** country. ** * ****** ** *********, it ** ******** ******* ** *** PRC's *****.

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*****, ****** *** ******** ****. *** graphic ** *******, ***** *** *** confusion.

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***** ***** ** **** ** ***** distribution ****. *** ** *** ******** distributors ** ***** **** ** ****** handles ***** *******, *** *** ***** I ***** ** **** ** * price **$1,400 *** * ***** *** *** ****-******. Suffice ** *** ** *** *** buy ***.

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**** ****** ***** ** ********** ** $300 ***... $**** ** ******.

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****** ******. *** ****** ***** ** estimate ****** ***** *****.

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***** ********** #*, * ** ***** to **** **** ******** **********. ** Canada ** **** ******* ** *** distribution *******. **** **** *** ***** pricelist. ****** *** **** *** ********* please **** **** ** ******* ***** directly ******@**********.**

****** *** **** *******!

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****** ******. *** ***** ** **** with *** ** ****? ****'** *** primary ********.

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** #*, *** ***, ** **** been ******* ** ** !

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