Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

By Derek Ward, Published Sep 13, 2019, 08:16am EDT (Research)

********* *** ******** ***** ****** ********** 4K ****,*** **-******, ******** "******* ***** ******* ****** evidence ** ** ******** **** ***** challenging **********."

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** *** *** ** ******** *** compare ** ***** ***** * ****** camera, ** ****** *** ****** *** S2570L, *********:

  • *** **** **** *** ** ***** perform ** **** ***** (~*****), *** light(~2lx) *** **** (~*.****) ******?
  • *** **** ************ ******* ** ***** dome ******?
  • *** **** ***** ****** *.*** ********* compare *** *** *****?
  • *** **** ** **** ********* ** VMSes?
  • *** **** ** ******* ** ***** to *********** ** *****?

**** ** *** ****** ** *** continued ****** ** ******* ** ****** testing, ********* ***** ***** *******:

******** *** ******* *** ****** ****. Suggestions?*** ** **** **** ***** ** cameras ** ****** ****.

*******

***** ** *** *******, *** ********* 4K **-****** *** ******* *** *********, including:

  • ****** ***** *******:** *** *****(~* ***) *** **** scenes (~*.** ***), *** **-****** ************ the ***** **-****** ******, ********* **** details ** ****** *********.
  • **** ** ********:*** **-******'* ********** ** ****** *********** the *****, ******* ************ ******** ** 80'+ ******** *** ****** *** **** FOV.
  • ****** ****** *** ***********: ** *** ****** *** ***** (open *** ****), *** ****** ******** even ******** *** ***** ******* ** the *******.
  • *** ***** ****** *******: *** ********* **-******'* ******* *** low, **** **** ~* **/* ** average **** ******** ****** ** *** scene ** **** *****, *** ******* less **** *.* **/* ** *** dark, **** *** ****** *** ** 15 ***, *.*** **** ***** ******/**** VIQS *******.

*******, ***** **** **** *** *********:

  • **** ******* ******** ****** ** ***********: ***** ******* ********, *** **-******'* IR ********* ******, ******* ** ****** quickly ** ******* ** *** ***** and ************ ********. ***** ********* ******** suggested ** *********, ****** ******** *******.
  • ********* ****** **** ********* ** ***** Mode:*** **-****** ********** ****** ** ********* when ********* **** *** ** ***** with ** ** (~***+ *** ** ~0.02 ***). ** ********* ******* **** autofocus *** ** ***** ********** ******* issues.
  • **** *** *********** ** ****** ****** scenes:***** ****** *** ***** ******* ** strong, ****** ****** *** ****** **** overexposed, **** *** ****** ******* *+ seconds ** ****** ** ***** *******/*******.
  • ********* ********* ******** ** ******** *********: *********'* *-*** ********* ******** ***** to ** ******* *****-**-**** ******* ** *** ********* *******. **** ** ***, ***** *** camera ***** **** * ******* *** it, *** ** ** *** ********* out ** *** ***.******** ** **********, **********, *** ********* ** * time-consuming *******. **** ***** ********* *********'* outlined *****, *** *-*** ***** ***** still *** ********.

*******

*** ********* **-****** ***** ***~$*,*** *** ******, ***** ** ****** **** ******* such ********'* ***-*****(~$*** *** ******) ************ **-*********-****(~$*** ******). *******, **** ** **** **** that ** ******* *****-*** (~$*,***)******* ********* *****(~$*,***).

Size **********

*** ********* **-****** ** ****** ** physically **** ******* ** *** ***** 6 ****** ********* ******, ******* ** size ** *** **** *****-*** *** Hikvision ***** ****** *****. **** **** the ********* ******* ******* * ***** ~6" **** *** ****** ***********, ****** these ***********.

Physical ********

*** ***** ***** ******* *** ******** features ** *** ********* **-******:

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

** *******, *** **-******'* ** ***** details *** **** *** ** ******** IR ******* (***** "********* *******" ** the ********* *** ***) ***** ****** off, *** ** ******** ***** *** slower **** ******* (****** "***** ******* Speed" ** *** *** ***). ***** consulting *********, **** ********* ********** ***** Control ***** *** ******** ********* *******.

**** **** *** ***** **-****** **** these ******** ** ******* (******* ****** note **** ***** ******* *** ****** "Off" *** *** ****** ****** ***):

Autofocus ******* **** ********* ** ***** **** **

** *********** ********** ***** ****** **** both ********* ******* ******* **** **** light ** **** **** ** **. We ********* ******* **** ******* *** if ***** *** ************ ******* ******.

Even ** ************

*** **-******'* ** ************ *** ****, covering *** **** ***** ** ****. Exposure *** ** ***** ******* **** subjects ***** ********** *** *****, *********** as ***** *****.

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

**** *** ******* ******* ** ******* the ******, *** ****** *********** *** subject ** ***** *****, **** **** smart ** *******. ***** *********, **** facial ******* *** ** **** *** as ** ***** *** ***** ******* the ****** ** *** ******'* ***:

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

*** *** *******, **'** ******** ** image ** *** "*******" ******** ** the ** ********* **-******, "*********" ******** recommended ** ********* *** ********* ** our *****, *** *** **-****** ** default.

** ~**' (** - *** ***, 1080p - ** ***), ***** ********, the **-****** *********** *** ******* *** test *****, *** **** ********* ********, exposure ** **** *** ******* *** strong:

** ~**' (** - ** ***, 1080p - ** ***), *** ****** produces ******* ******* ***** ******* *** optimized ********, ********* ***** ******* ****** and * ******* ***** ** ****. The ***** ********* ** ****** ** see **** ******* ** *** ******* and ***** ********, **** ** ******* available.

Low ***** ***** ******* (~* ***)

** * ~* *** *** ***** scene, ** ~**' (** - *** PPF, ***** - ** ***) *** camera ********** *********** *** *******'* ****, reducing *******.

*******, ** ~**' (** - ** PPF, ***** - ** ***), *** WV-S2570L ******** **** ************ ******* *** multiple ***** ** ****, *** ** is *** ************.

Full ***** ***** *******

** **** ***** ** ~**' (** - *** ***, ***** - ** PPF), *** ******* ** ****** ***, with ***** ******* ******** ** **** the **** ***** *** *** *******'* face.

Static *** ******* ****, ******/***** ******** ****** ****

** ****** *** ******'* *** *********** using * ******* ******* ** ***** 2,000 *** **** ** ****** *** of ~**, * ******** ** ~***, shown ****. ** *****, *** *** is **** *******/********** **********, **** * slight *** ** ******** **** *** absolute ****:

**** *** ******* ******* * ****** backlit *******, ** ******* * ********** in *** ** **-******, *** *** chart ** *******, **** ** **** what *** ** ****** **** *** 1080p *****. **** ** *** ****, the ******** ** ******* ****, *** we *** **** *** ******** ***** on *** **** ***** *** ******* on *** *******.

*******, ******* ******* ****** ** **** to **** **** ** * ***** high-contrast *****, *** ********* **-****** ** weak, **** *** ********** *** ******* washed *** **** *** ****. ******** remains ******** ******, *** *** ******* cannot ** *********.

*********

*** ********* **-****** *** * *** bit **** ** **** **** ***** and **** ****** (~*.** ***) **** moderate ****** *******. **** ** ***** than ***** ** ******* ******, **** as *** *****, *********, *** ******* cameras.

**** **** ***** ************ **** ***** with ******** ****** ** *** *****, with ******** ******* **** *** ******.

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

*** ********* **-****** *** *.*** ******* streams ********* ** **** ** *** following ***** ******, ******* ******* ***** would *** ******* *** *.*** ******. Avigilon ***** *** *** *** ****** via *** ********* ******, *** ******* added *** *****. ******** *** ******* Optix *** *** ******* ****** **** motion ********* ** *********. **** *********** and ******* **** *** *** ******* the ********* **-****** *********, **** ********* being *** **** *** ****** **** would.

Country ** ******

*** ********* **-****** *** **** ** China:

Test **********

  • *.*** *** **** ****** *******, **** smart ***** *** ** "**".
  • ** ********* ******* *** ** ***** control **** *** **** ******** ******* from ******** *** ***** *******, *** we **** ************ **** * ********** between *** ******* *** "*********" ***** qualities.
  • "***** *******" *** ****** "***" *** all ****** ****** ***.

Versions ****

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

  • ********* **-******: **.**
  • ********* **-******: **.**

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is this model some kind of OEM from Dahua?

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No, not a Dahua OEM.

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