Why Non-PRC Manufacturers Should Release White Light Cameras

By Ethan Ace, Published Aug 02, 2021, 10:02am EDT

White light cameras have clear advantages in our low light testing, is simple to add to cameras, yet non-PRC China manufacturers have refused to offer them.

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In this note, we look at integrated white light's history, key advantages, and non-PRC manufacturers' reasons for not introducing these models.

Integrated ***** ***** **********

*** ***** **********, ********** white ***** ******* ***** became ******* *-* ***** ago ************'* ******* ****. ******* ***** *** manufacturers **** ********, **************,*******,******, ******. ***** ***** ***** options **** ********* ** the ****, **** ** a ***** ***** **** cube ****** ** * hybrid **/***** ***** ***** from **** (**** ** longer *********), *** ***** models ***** *** ********** use. *** ****** ************ (******) *** ******** ***** light ******.

*** **** ******* ** white ***** ****** ***********, see *** *****:

Key **********

***** ***** ******* **** a ****** ** **********:

  • ******** *** ***** *********** plus *****
  • **** ** *** *** improve *** **** *******
  • ******* ********** / "****" lighting

Improved ***** *** ***** *******

*** ***** *********** ** a ***** ****** ********* and ***** ** *** made ********* ****** ** 'darkness' ******, **'* ***** limitation ** *** **** of ***** ** *****. Not ***** ** ***** typically ***** *****, *** images ** **** ****** under * ***.

***** ***** ******* **** the **** *** ****** low ***** ****** ***** also ********* *****. ***** overexposure *** ****** ************ have **** ****** ** our ***** ***** *****, they ******* ***** ******* stronger ******* ** **** low ***** **** **** the **** ***** *** light *******.

*** *******, **** ******** *** ***** ******** 2021, *** ********* *** Uniview ******* ***** ******* usable ******* ******* *** solid ***** ******** ** ~0.1 *** *** ******, while ***-********** ***** *** light ****** *** *****, dim, *** ***********.

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White ***** ******* ******** ** ***-**** *******

********** ***** ***** **** has *** *** **** advantages *** *************:

  • *****, ** ** ***** to *** ** * few ***** ****. ***** light *********** *** **** similarities ** *********** ** illuminators, ***** ****** *** manufacturers **** ******* ****.
  • ******, ****** **** ***** to *** ***** ****** manufacturers ** *** *****-****, smaller ******* (~*/*") ******* of ******* ** */*" or ****** ******* **** on **** ****-*** ***** low ***** ******.

***** ******* ********** ** white ***** ******* ***** among *** ******-**** ****** in *** *** ***** *********.

Visible ********** / "****" **********

** ******** ** ******* improvements, ********** ***** ***** effectively ******** * "****" floodlight ******* ** ***, adding ******* ******** ** the **** *** ****** is ********* (***** ******** to * ******* ******* floodlight, *****).

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**** **** ******** **** visible ********** *******, ****** up ** *** ****** comment:

********* **** *** ******* deterrent ** *** ***** light *** *** **** that **** ****** ***** property ** ***********, **’* not ***** *** *******. You *** ***** ***** with ***** ****** ** outside **** ******.

**** ** *** ********* want * ******* *********. And ***** ***** ******* are ***** *** ****.

******* ***** ******* ** places ***** ** ****** exist ** ********* **** less ********* **** ******* high-voltage ******** ******** ** typical ********, ***** ***** required ******** ************, ******-****** wiring, *** *******. ***** with ****** ** ** outdoor ******** ** ******* to ***** **** ***** may **** **** ********** useful.

White ***** **********

***** ********** ***** ***** has ***** **********, ** also *** **** ********** in ******** *** ************.

*** *******, *** ******* we **** ****** ****** from ******** ** ****** overexposure ** ******** *********** the ******, ***** *****, which ******** ************ *******.

************, ******** ** ********* not ****, **** ******** at *** ***** ** the ***** ** **** dimly ***********, ****** ******* difficult ** ***.

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*******, ******** ********** ** typically **** ** ****, with ****** ******* ** the ********** ******* ******** to ***** *** ******* those ** *** **********.

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*******, **** **** ***** limitations, ** ** ***** generally ******** ** *** alternative ** **** **** and/or **** *****.

******* ** ********** **, all ** ***** ****** are ****** ** ******* over **** ** ******* release *** ******** *** new *********** ** *******. These ****** **** *** been ********** ** ********** IR *******, *** **** been ************* *******.

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

***-*** *************' ********** ** releasing ***** ***** ******* is **** ******* ** their ********** ** ** cameras * ****** ***.** ** ******* ** 2015, *** **** ***-***** manufacturers ********* ********** **, just ** **** *** dominate ***** *****.

Non-PRC ********** *********

** *** *********** **** several ***-*** *************, **** have ********* ***** ** no ****** *** ********** white *****. ** ******* they *** ********* ******* about ****. ************, ** have *** ***** *********** or ****** ****** *** IP ******* **** *****-** floodlights. *******, ********* ********* demand ****** *** ***** imaging, *** "** ******* with * ********** *****-**" solve ****.

************, ** *** **** with ********** **, **** manufacturers ******** ***** ***** a "******" *** "*****" cameras *** **** ***** rather ******* ****** *** light *********** ** *** concerned ***** ***** ****** in **** ***** ***-**** brands. ***** ***** ** truth ** ***** ***** being * ******* *** to ******* ***** *** light ***********, ** ****** the ***** **** ********** higher-performing ****** (****** *****, better ********, **** ************) would ** * *** differentiator, **** ** ** the ********** ** *******.

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**** ******* *** *** white ***

- ** *** ********** places ** *** ********** for *** ****** ******* by (***** ****** ***)

- ** *** **** frequented ************* (****** ***.) the ***** ***** ***'* wanted *** ******* ** know, ***** *** ****** is *******.

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- ** *** **** frequented ************* (****** ***.) the ***** ***** ***'* wanted *** ******* ** know, ***** *** ****** is *******.

**** *** ** ** one ** *** **** ridiculous ********* *'** *****. If * ******* *****'* know *****'* * ****** they *** **** ******** to ***** **. *** your ****** *** **** then ** **** *** insurance ******* *** ****** what ***** **** *** perp **** ** ** stole $*** ***** ** your ***********.

****** **** **** **** argument ******* ******* ******* cameras ** * *********** setting ****** ** **** to **** ** *** term "****** *********" *** how **** *********** ********** are ****** ** ***********. If ***** *** ******* and ****** **** ******** will ****** * *** less ***** ******.

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** *** ** **********, this *** *** ************* of *** ******* *** they ***'* **** *** white ****

** ****** *** *** right *** ****** ****** role ** ********** ** the ***** *****, ******** comes ***** *** *** insurance ******* *** ***'* return *** *** ******.

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***'** ******** *****, ******** to ** **** **** residential ****** ******* ****** turrets ** *******. *** can *** ******* ***** they're ****** ********** ** the ***** *****. **** if ****'** ***** ** it's *** **** ** spot *** **** *** glow ***** ** ************* use ***-** **** **** they ***** **. **** is *** * ****** to *** ***** ****** exclusively.

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***** ** ******* **** important ****** ** **** White ***** ******. ****** has ********* *********** **** is * ***** ***** cameras ** ** **** read ***** *****, ******* in ****** **** ** necessary *** ****.

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***** ***** *** *** is ********** **** *********** than ***** ***** *** general ** *******. ** this ****, ** *** referring ** / ******** on *******/******* ** ******* adding ***** *****.

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******** - *** *** "white *****" ** *** on ********? *** **:** PM - *:** **? if ** **** ** a **** ******** *******

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** ***** *********** **** IR ************. **'* *** during *** *** *** on **** *** ****** switches ** ***** ****. It *****'* ****** ** monochrome ** ***** *** it **** ***** ****** "night", ** ** *** be ** * ********.

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** ************ *****-*** ******* in ***** **** ** 2012, ******* * ****** from *** *********** ******.

* ******** ********* ****** issue **** *** ********* which ******** *** ****' power. ***** *** ********* is ********* ** ***** light, ** ********* *** same *** ** ** IR *******, ** ********** toggles *** **** ** and ***. ** *** solved ***** ** ******** a **** ** *** bottom ** *** **** and ******* *** ********* facing ****. ***** **, the ********* *** ***** to *** *******.

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"******** - *** *** "white *****" ** *** on ********? *** **:** PM - *:** **? if ** **** ** a **** ******** *******"

* ***'* *** *** not; ** ** ****** a ******** ** ********.

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******** - *** *** "white *****" ** *** on ********? *** **:** PM - *:** **? if ** **** ** a **** ******** *******

*********'* ******* **** **** feature, *** ** ** absolutely ******** ** *** schedule *** *** ******* lighting ** ** **** not ****** *** **** the *** ***** *** sets. * **** ** driveway ****** *** **** this ******* *** ***** light **** ******* *** whenever *** ****** ****** would ********, *** ** some ***** **** ******** nights ******'* **** ** at ***. *** ***** idea ** ** ***** over ** ******** *** supplemental ********.

**** ***** ** **** more ****** ** * sun ******** ******** **** my ***** ***** ***. It's * ****** ***** timer *** ***** **** account **** ******** *** adjusts *** **-*** ***** based ** ******** ******* and ****** *****. **** way *** ***'* **** to **** ********* ** throughout *** ****, ** have ** ** ** 5pm ******* ***** *** LED **** ** *** summer **** *** *** sets **** * ***** later. **** ** *** cam * **** **** a ******-****** **** *** leave ** ***** ****** than ********* ** **********.

****: *** **** *** also ** *** ** come **/*** **** ******* lighting *** *** **** ambient *** ********. ***** they ***** **.

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***** *** ******** **** with ***** ****** ******** PTZ

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*******, ****** *** ****** that. *** ***** ** this ****** ** ***** general ******* *******, ***** are **** ******** ****. It **** ** *********** to *** ** ** when ***** **** *** this ** *** ***** domes, *.*.

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***** ****** *** ** white ***** ******* ****** handle *** ******** ****** that **** ***** *****?

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*** **** ********* **'** seen ** *** ** white ***** ******* ** when ***** *** ***** strong ***** ******* ** the *****. *** *******, facing ** ******** *** like **:

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******* *** ** ******** significant ************ ** **** cameras, **** *** ***** or ******* ******* ***** it ****'* ******, *** on ****** **'* ******** or **** ******** *****.

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** **'* ***** * try ** ********** *** some ** ***** ******, but **** ******* **** vary *******.

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** ***** ** **** to *** **** ****** adding ************ ************ ** projects, ****** ** ** white, ****** **** ********* on **** *** *******. Camera's ** *** *** can *** ***** ** control **** *** ***** are ** *** ** what **********.

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** ***** ** '****' but ** ***** ** general ********, ** *** virtually ******** ***** **** to ********** ************ ** it ***** **** *** is ****** ** ******* / ***** *** *******.

** ** *****, ***** are ***** ***** ************ lighting ** *********** **** much **** ****** *** that ********** ** ** so ***********.

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**** ******* *** ********** of ***** - ****** crime ******* ************* ****** including ********** ***** ******** in *** *****...

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"** ***** ** **** to *** **** ****** adding ************ ************ ** projects, ****** ** ** white, ****** **** ********* on **** *** *******. Camera's ** *** *** can *** ***** ** control **** *** ***** are ** *** ** what **********"

* ***** **** ****. Plus ****** ***** **** from *** *******(** ** white) ***** ****** ****** attraction ** *** ******* and ****** ** ******* cameras.

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

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* ****** ** ***** light ******* *** *** perimeter ** ** *********** facility. ** *** ***, I **** *** *** electric ******* **** *** and *** *** ****** lights ** *** *** surrounding *****. *** ** cameras *** ** *** mode **/*.

*'* ******* ** *** day **** ********** *** LED ******/***** **** **** in *****. ***** *** so *** ************* ** them ***** ***, **** their ******* ** *** feasible *** **. *'* love *** *** **** of ****** ****/*********** **** my ***.

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***'* ****** ******, **** Hikvision *******, ***** *********, Tiandy ********** - **** not **** *** ***** LED *** **** ******. They **** *** ******* lens **** ******** **.*. It ** **** ********** with ***-**** ******* *** (Full-Time-Color) ******* **** ****** and ******. *** ** is **** **** ********** - ****** **** ** was ********** ** **** F1.0 **** **** *.*** focal ******** *** ******** for ***** ******** ****.

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** *** ****** *********** add *** **** ******** low ******* ****** ** the ********* *** *** cameras *** **** **** in ***** ** *****. Also ** ***** ** installing *** ** ****** every **' **** * dry ******* ******* *** white *** **** ****** every **' *** ******* can *** *** ****** and **** ** *** lights, ******* **** *** intruder *** ******* *** camera ** *****. **** solution **** ** ********* on *** ****** *****. Just * ********* *** solid ***********.

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****** **** ** ***********, also *** ** **** a '****** ***********' ** something **** ** ***** in *** ***** **** effectively *** ****. ** be *****, * ***** you *** ***** **'* better ** **** ********** but ********* ** **** higher **** **** ********** white ***** *******, **?

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** ******? **** ***** Ring? *** **** *** many ****** **** ****** the **** **** ***** and ***** ***** *******? Or *** ***** ***** of ******* *** ********** from *** ***** ***** cameras ***'** ******* *****? Do ***** ***** ******* typically **** * *** illuminance?

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*******, * ***** *** are ***** ***** ****. I ***** **** ************* targeting *** ************ / commercial / ********** ****** are **** ********* ***** the ****** ** ***** segments. **** ****, * disagree **** ************* *** do *** ***** ***** is ****** ***** ** the *** ***** ******** it ***** *** ** a ****** ** ***** non-PRC ************* ******** **. We ***** *** **** argument ***** ********** ** from ***** **** ********* a ****** *** *** obviously **** ****** *** the '******' *** *****.

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*******:**** ******** ******* ************ cheap ****** (**** *** has * *****) - CNET

****** **** ** ****** its * ******, **** have **** ******** **** the ********* ** ** adapter * ******* *** a ****** ** ******, i.e.

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**'* * ****** ******* "launch." *** "**** *** Spotlight" ** **** *** v3 ****** **** *** spotlight ****'** **** ******** for ****** ***** *** SKU. **'* ********** ~$* compared ** ****** * v3 **** ************ **********.

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