Why Non-PRC Manufacturers Should Release White Light Cameras

By Ethan Ace, Published Aug 02, 2021, 10:02am EDT (Info+)

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 ***** ***** **********

*** ***** **********, ********** ***** ***** cameras ***** ****** ******* *-* ***** ago ************'* ******* ****. ******* ***** *** ************* **** followed, **************,*******,******, ******. ***** ***** ***** ******* **** available ** *** ****, **** ** a ***** ***** **** **** ****** or * ****** **/***** ***** ***** from **** (**** ** ****** *********), but ***** ****** ***** *** ********** use. *** ****** ************ (******) *** ******** ***** ***** ******.

*** **** ******* ** ***** ***** camera ***********, *** *** *****:

Key **********

***** ***** ******* **** * ****** of **********:

  • ******** *** ***** *********** **** *****
  • **** ** *** *** ******* *** cost *******
  • ******* ********** / "****" ********

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

*** ***** *********** ** * ***** buying ********* *** ***** ** *** made ********* ****** ** '********' ******, IR's ***** ********** ** *** **** of ***** ** *****. *** ***** IR ***** ********* ***** *****, *** images ** **** ****** ***** * lux.

***** ***** ******* **** *** **** for ****** *** ***** ****** ***** also ********* *****. ***** ************ *** uneven ************ **** **** ****** ** our ***** ***** *****, **** ******* still ******* ******** ******* ** **** low ***** **** **** *** **** super *** ***** *******.

*** *******, **** ******** *** ***** ******** ****, *** ********* *** ******* ******* below ******* ****** ******* ******* *** solid ***** ******** ** ~*.* *** and ******, ***** ***-********** ***** *** light ****** *** *****, ***, *** desaturated.

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

********** ***** ***** **** *** *** key **** ********** *** *************:

  • *****, ** ** ***** ** *** in * *** ***** ****. ***** light *********** *** **** ************ ** integrating ** ************, ***** ****** *** manufacturers **** ******* ****.
  • ******, ****** **** ***** ** *** scene ****** ************* ** *** *****-****, smaller ******* (~*/*") ******* ** ******* at */*" ** ****** ******* **** on **** ****-*** ***** *** ***** models.

***** ******* ********** ** ***** ***** cameras ***** ***** *** ******-**** ****** in *** *** ***** *********.

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

** ******** ** ******* ************, ********** white ***** *********** ******** * "****" floodlight ******* ** ***, ****** ******* lighting ** *** **** *** ****** is ********* (***** ******** ** * typical ******* **********, *****).

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**** **** ******** **** ******* ********** effects, ****** ** ** *** ****** comment:

********* **** *** ******* ********* ** the ***** ***** *** *** **** that **** ****** ***** ******** ** illuminated, **’* *** ***** *** *******. You *** ***** ***** **** ***** lights ** ******* **** ******.

**** ** *** ********* **** * visible *********. *** ***** ***** ******* are ***** *** ****.

******* ***** ******* ** ****** ***** no ****** ***** ** ********* **** less ********* **** ******* ****-******* ******** required ** ******* ********, ***** ***** required ******** ************, ******-****** ******, *** conduit. ***** **** ****** ** ** outdoor ******** ** ******* ** ***** dark ***** *** **** **** ********** useful.

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

***** ********** ***** ***** *** ***** advantages, ** **** *** **** ********** in ******** *** ************.

*** *******, *** ******* ** **** tested ****** **** ******** ** ****** overexposure ** ******** *********** *** ******, shown *****, ***** ******** ************ *******.

************, ******** ** ********* *** ****, with ******** ** *** ***** ** the ***** ** **** ***** ***********, making ******* ********* ** ***.

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*******, ******** ********** ** ********* **** or ****, **** ****** ******* ** the ********** ******* ******** ** ***** and ******* ***** ** *** **********.

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*******, **** **** ***** ***********, ** is ***** ********* ******** ** *** alternative ** **** **** ***/** **** noisy.

******* ** ********** **, *** ** these ****** *** ****** ** ******* over **** ** ******* ******* *** firmware *** *** *********** ** *******. These ****** **** *** **** ********** in ********** ** *******, *** **** been ************* *******.

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

***-*** *************' ********** ** ********* ***** light ******* ** **** ******* ** their ********** ** ** ******* * decade ***.** ** ******* ** ****, *** **** ***-***** ************* ********* integrated **, **** ** **** *** dominate ***** *****.

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

** *** *********** **** ******* ***-*** manufacturers, **** **** ********* ***** ** no ****** *** ********** ***** *****. We ******* **** *** ********* ******* about ****. ************, ** **** *** heard *********** ** ****** ****** *** IP ******* **** *****-** ***********. *******, consumers ********* ****** ****** *** ***** imaging, *** "** ******* **** * floodlight *****-**" ***** ****.

************, ** *** **** **** ********** IR, **** ************* ******** ***** ***** a "******" *** "*****" ******* *** they ***** ****** ******* ****** *** light *********** ** *** ********* ***** being ****** ** **** ***** ***-**** brands. ***** ***** ** ***** ** white ***** ***** * ******* *** to ******* ***** *** ***** ***********, it ****** *** ***** **** ********** higher-performing ****** (****** *****, ****** ********, less ************) ***** ** * *** differentiator, **** ** ** *** ********** IR *******.

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