Uniview Low-Cost Bullet PTZ Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Jun 21, 2017

Uniview is offering a HD zoom bullet camera, the IPC742SR9-PZ30-32G, with an integrated pan / tilt positioner, for the price of a low-cost bullet.

This demo shows the camera panning and tilting through just part of its range:

We bought this camera and tested the following elements:

  • PTZ functions including speed, presets, and tours
  • VMS integration
  • Mounting issues
  • IR range and coverage
  • Image quality

And more. See our full results inside.

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