Ring of Fire Camera Housing Examined

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 13, 2014

With much of the world seemingly frozen over, icy cameras are a concern. If they are covered by ice, what hope do they have of collecting video? Well, all is not lost. One manufacturer takes its ice-proofing claims to the next level: the Dotworkz Ring of Fire Enclosures.

Indeed, the company claims extreme frigid temperatures and ice are no match for these housings. We take a look at the claims in this note.

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Comments (6)

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