Ubiquiti Smart Flood Light Tested

By Ilya Ignatenko, Published Sep 17, 2021, 08:53am EDT (Research)

***** ***** ************ ** * ******* trend, *** ******* ************ ******** **** ** ******* (*** *** shootout). ***, ******** *** ******** * compact *** ***** ***** ***** ** an ***-** *********, *** *** **** does ** ****** ****?

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** **** ***, ** ****** *** tested *********** ***** ***** ************** *** *********** ***** ************'* ** *******, *********:

  • *** **** ** *** ***** ***** coverage?
  • *** ***** ** **** **** ** illuminate?
  • *** **** ** ********* **** ***** Protect?
  • *** **** **** *** *****-** *** motion ****** ****?
  • **** ** ****** ** ***** *** control *** *****?
  • ******** ******** *** *************

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** *** *******, *** ******** ***** Flood ***** *********** ******** ****** ** Ubiquiti's ******* (** ****** *** ***) ******** ** *** *******' ********** IR ***** ** ***** ** **, with **** ************ ****** * ~***° area *** ** ** ~***' ********.

******* *** ********** **** ******** ******* was ******, *********** **** * ******** selection, ***** ********** *** ********** ** the ******'* ***/***** **** *** ****** detection.

**** ***** *** ** **** **** other *************' ******* ** ******* ***** image *******, ************* ******* ** *** off *** *** *****'* *****-** *** sensor; *******, ******* ** ** **** via ****** ***** ** **** *********** as *** ******'* *****-** *** ********* range *** ****.

*******, *** ***** ***** ***** *** only ** ********** *** ********** **** Ubiquiti's *** ********.

*******

*** ***** ***** ***** ***** ******** from ******** *** $**. **** ** higher **** ******* ***** ********** *****($** ******) **********-******* ******($** ******).

Protect *** *** *** ********

**** ********'* *******, *** ********** ******** UniFi ******* *** *** ************* *** to **** ** **** ***** *******. It ****** ** **** ******* * local *** *********.

******* *** ******** ** ******** ** several ********, ********* ********** ***($***-***),******** **** ****($***), ******* ******* ***($***).

****, **** *** ***** ** ******* using ***, **** ************ ** * PoE ****** ** ******** (*** ********) is ********, ** ****.

Compared ** ***** ***** *******

******** **** * ******** ******, *** floodlight ****** **** $*** (** *******, $** ******) ** $*** (** *** ******, $*** ******). **** ** ***** combinations *** *********** ************** ***** ***** ****** **** ***** or *********($***-*** ********* ** ********** *** **** factor), **** ** *** ******/************ ** ****($**) **** **********, * ***** ** $178, *** **** *** ****** ******, ~$300+.

************, *** ********** ******** ** ********** switch **** *** ***** ****, *** required **** ***** ********** ***** *****. However, ******** *********** *** ** ********* and ************ **** *** ****** *** additional ********, ****** ***** ***** *******.

Smart ***** ************* ** ***** *******

**** *** ********** ** ******* *** connected ** ** ***** *******, *** configuration ******* ******** * **** ** log **** *** ***** ******* *** and ****** ******* ***** ********* ** the ***** *****:

Physical ********

** *** ********* ~*-****** *****, ** go **** *** ******** ******** ** the ******** ***** ***** ***** ******** with *** ********** ******** ** *** box:

Transparent *** ******** *** ****** ******* ******* ***** ********

*** ******** ***** ***** ***** ***** with * *********** ***** *** **** preinstalled. *******, * **** *** ** option ** ******* ** **** * diffused ***** (*****, *****).

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**** *** *******, **** ****** ******* similar ************ ********* *** ** ** ~140 ******* ** ********, **** **** a ******* **** ** ************ ** the ***** ** *** ******** ****.

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Solid ***** ********

** *** ******* *** (~*,*** ** feet), *** ******** ***** ***** ***** provided ** ** * ~***-****** (**** the ******** *** *****) ***** ******** without * ********** *******. *** ***** intensity ** *** ****** ** *** maximum ******* ** ****** ** ********** the **** **** ~*** **** **** regardless ** *** ***** ****.

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****, *** ***** ***** ** *** test ***** *** **** ********** **** many ***** ****** ***** **, ********** outdoor ******, ** *********** ** ****** to ** ***** ** ***** *********.

** ***** ********* *** *** ********* light ******* (~**' ****), *** ** bullet ******** ***** ****** **** ***** subject's ****** *** ***** ******* ******* overexposure. *******, **** *** ***** ********** turned *** *** *** ****, *** image ** ******* ****** ** ****** to ******* *** *******'* ****** *******.

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Built-In *** ****** **. ****** *** ***********

*** ***** ***** ***** *** ** triggered ****** ***** * *****-** *** sensor ** ** *********** ** ** a ******** ******'* ***** ****** *********.

*** *****-** *** *** * ***** of ** **** ******* ** **' using *** ******** ***** *****, *** this ***** ********* *********** ** *** light ** ******* ** *** ****** mount ** ****. **** ***** *** angled ***** **** *** ***** ********* at ~*-*' ***** *** ******, ********* range *** **** ~*.** (~*.*').

** ********, **** ***** ****** **** VMD, ********* ****** ** **-**' (********* on ***) **** *******.

Improvements ** *** ***** ***** ******

** *** *******, *** ******** ***** Flood ***** *********** ******** *** ***** quality ** *** ** ****** ****** in ***** *** ***** ******.

*** *******, ******* *** ***** ****** on, *** ***** ***** ** ~* lux ** ******, ******** ** ~* lux **** ** **, ************* ********* images.

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*** ***** ************ **** ******* ***** and **** ** ****** ********. *****, the ******* ******* ************ *** ******* clear ** ** ***** ******* *** scene.

Improvements ** ****/** ******

** *** *******, *** ******** ***** Flood ***** ******** ******** *** ***** quality ** *** ** *** ****** in ****/** ****** ********* ********** ************ in *** ***** ******** ** **** using *** ******'* *****-** **.

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** *** ***** *****, *** ***** and ****** ********* ************* ******** ** soon ** *** ***** ***** ** (based ** ****** ****** *********), ******* the ******* ******** ***********.

Better *********** ******** ** ********** ***** ***** ************

*** ******** ***** ***** ***** ******** wider *** ******** ************ ** *** scene **** ** ******* **** ********** white ***** ************, **** ** *** 2nd ********** *********** *******.

***** ****, *** ******** ********** ******* illuminates **** ** *** **** ** to ***' ****, ***** *** ********* camera's *********** **** ***** *********** *** side *** **** *****.

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*** ********** ***** ***** *** *********** of *** ********* **** ******* ****** using *** ******** ********** ****** *** camera's *** ***** *****. ** *** center ** *** ***** ** ****, performance ** ******* **** ***** **** the ********** ***** ***** ** *** Smart ***** *****.

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*******, ** *** **** ** *** field ** ****, ******* *** **** pronounced. *** ***** ***** ***** ***** significantly ****** ****** ******* *** ******* color ********, **** ****** ************ ** the ***** ****** *** *******.

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Flush *** ****** ****** **** ********* ***** ********

*** ***** *** ****** ****** ***'* be ****** ******* ******* **** **** different ******** ***** ********.

*** ***** ***** ** *** ***** mount *** *-**/**" *****, ******* *** distance ******* *** ***** ** *** angled ***** ** *-*/*" ***** ****** it ** ** ******* **** * 1-gang ********** ***.

Size **********

*** ******** ***** ***** ***** ** approximately *** **** **** ** ********'* bullet *******, ****** ** *** * "pill" ****** **** ******.

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Comments (9)

** *** ******** ****** **** ** to ***** ******** ********** ***** **** a ****** ****, ** *** **** a ****** *******? *'** **** ******* for ***** *** ***** ***** ***** to *** *** ******* ** ***** could ** ***********.

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*****,

*** ****** ***'* **** *** **** spacing ******* *** ******** *****.

*** ***** ***** *** *-**/**" ******* the ***** ***** ** **** **** 3-5/16" ** *-*/*" ** * ******* 1-gang ********** ***.

*******, *** ****** ***** *** *-*/*" between *** ***** ***** ***** *** onto * *-**** *** **** *-*/*" spacing ******* *** ******** *****.

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*** ****** *** ******* **** *** information ** *** ******** ***** ********.

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** *** *******, *** ******** ***** Flood ***** ******** ******** *** ***** quality ** *** ** *** ****** in ****/** ****** ********* ********** ************ in *** ***** ******** ** **** using *** ******'* *****-** **.

**** *** ***** **** ******* * day/night **********?

** *** ** *** ** ***, doesn’t ****** ** *** ***** ***** lead ** *** ** ***** ******?

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*********** #*,

*** ***** **** *** ******** ***** Flood ***** *****'* ******* *** ***/***** switch ** ******** ******* **** **'* set ** ****. *** ************ ********* of *** ***/***** ****** ** ******** cameras ** ****** **** *** ****** of ***** ******** ** *** ***** Flood *****. *********, ** * ******** camera ** ** *** ******** (***** vision) ****, *** ***** ******* */* when *** ***** ***** **.

** ****'* ****** *** ******** ****** with ** ****** *** ** *** cameras ** *** ******* **** ** and ***** ***** **** *****.

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****** *** *** ********.

*** ************ ********* ** *** ***/***** switch ** ******** ******* ** ****** than *** ****** ** ***** ******** by *** ***** ***** *****.

** ** ******** **** *** ****** suppresses ***/***** ********** ****** * ****** alert?

* *** *** ***** *******,

*) **** *********** ***** **** ******** than ****:

***** ****, *** ******** ********** ******* illuminates **** ** *** **** ** to ***' ****…

*) **** ** ** *** ********* were ****** **** *** ***** ********* in **** *****, ******’* *** ****** of ***** ******* **** ** *** camera **** ******* ******* ** ***** positioning ***/** * ****** ********** ******?

*) ***** *** ********** ******* *** switchover ***** **** ******* ******** *******, during ***** **** ****** ***** ** unusable, ***** ** *** ********* ** the *****.

*** **** **** *** ***/***** ****** take **** **** */* ***** ** first **** ***** *****?

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*********** #*,

** ** ******** **** *** ****** suppresses ***/***** ********** ****** * ****** alert?

**, ** ** *** *** **** with *** ** ******* **** ********. The ******* ****** ** ** **** even ** ***** ** ** ****** in *** ***** **** *** ***** Flood ***** **.

**** ** ** *** ********* **** higher **** *** ***** ********* ** your *****, ******’* *** ****** ** light ******* **** ** *** ****** vary ******* ******* ** ***** *********** and/or * ****** ********** ******?

** ** ******** **** ** ******* spaces **** ** ********, *******, *******, etc. *** ***** ***** ***** ***** provide ****** ************ ** ******* *** day/night ****** ** * ******.

*** **** **** *** ***/***** ****** take **** **** */* ***** ** first **** ***** *****?

** ***** ~* ******* *** *** Ubiquiti ** *** ****** ** ****** from ** **** ** ***** **** after ****** *** ****** **.

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** ** ******** **** ** ******* spaces **** ** ********, *******, *******, etc. *** ***** ***** ***** ***** provide ****** ************ ** ******* *** day/night ****** ** * ******.

* ***** **** ****** **** **, due ** ******** ******* *****, ** was ******* **** *** *********, *** flood ***** ***** ******* * **********.

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* *** *** ** *** ** directly ********** *******, *** ** * PoE *********** ***** ***** ** **** to ****. ***** *** ***** ** half ***** *'* ********* ** ** ran **** **** ** **** ******* any **** *** **. * **** pick ** * *** **** ** brighten ** **** **** ***** ***** I **** * *** ***** *** already ** ***** *** ******. *** form ****** ** *** ***** *** they *** ********** ******** ** *** try ** *** **** *** * camera. *** ******** ***** ******* **** exactly **** * ****** ** ** which *** * ****.

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