Hikvision Ezviz Mini Trooper Totally Wireless Camera Tested

Author: John Scanlan, Published on Jun 13, 2017

Totally wireless cameras are a major growth trend in video surveillance, driven by consumer demands to eliminate wiring. Hikvision is now joining this space.

IPVM has already tested the following products in this category:

Now, IPVM has tested Hikvision's offering here, called the Ezviz Mini Trooper:

We tested the Mini Trooper against Netgear's Arlo and Samsung's SmartCam A1 Outdoor to see how it compared in image quality and usability compared to similar cameras.

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Physical ********

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Battery ********

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Beware ******* ***** ********

*** ******* ******** ******** "******* *****" ********, ***** *****.

***** ****** ****** **** ********* ***** ********, ** **** ****** resolution *** ***********. ** ** *******, *** ***** ***** ***** the **** ***** ** **** *******, ******** **** **** ** 768x423 ** *******.

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Base ******* / *****

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*** **** ******* ** ***** **** ***** ***** *******, ** scanning *** ** **** ** *** **** ******* ****** *** Ezviz ***. ******* *** ***** ** ******* *** ** **** from *** **** ******* **** *** ******* ******, ***** ***** the ****** *** ****. ** ** *** ******* *** ** added ** **** **** *******.

Ezviz / ********* *************

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Image ******* ***********

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***** *** *** ******* ******** ******* ****** ** *** ****, however **** * ******** *** *** ****** *** *** ******* Outdoor ******** ****** ****** **** ****.

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Recording / **** *******

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Test **********

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  • ******* ****: ******** *.*.*****
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****** ** **** **** **** ***** ***** *** **** ********** "High ***********" *******.

Comments (8)

***** ** ***, ***** ******. "***** ****** *************/****** ***********, *** **** *** ********* *****.", *** **? ******* EZviz ** *** ***** ***** **********? **?

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******** ******* *'* ***** ** **-*** *** *** ** ***** problems ********.

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