Vivotek 4MP Camera Tested (FD8379-HV)

By Ethan Ace, Published Sep 13, 2018, 02:20pm EDT (Research)

**** ** *** ****** ** ******* 4MP *******, ** ****** *** *************'* ******-**, *** ***** ***** *** ***** claiming "***-***** ******* ***** ** **** contrast ************", *** ********** **, ***** codec, *** ****.

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******* ****** **** *** *** ***** of ***** *** ******, *********:

*** ****** ****, * ******** ** these *** ***** *** ******.

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*** ******-** *** ***** *** ********* in *** *****:

  • ****** *** *********** (*** ~*% ******* resolution):*** ******-** *** **** ** *** strongest **** *** *********** ** *** models ******, **** ***** ******* ******* backlight *** ****. *******, ***** **** WDR ******** *** ****** ** ** set ** **** ** ****, ******** PPF ** ~*%, *** *** ******** by *** *********** ***** ******.
  • ****** ************ ******:*** ******'* *-**** ****** *** **** easy ** ******** *** **** ** place, ****** **** ***** **** ****** which **** ******* ** ***** **** when *****.
  • ***** *** ***********:*** ******-** ********* *** ******** ** Avigilon, *****, *******, *********, *** ******* Optix *****, ***** ****** **** *** was ********* ** *****, *******, *** Milestone, ****** *********** **** **** ***** cost *********** **** ** ******* *** DW.

*******, *** ****** *** **** ** dark (IR ************ ******:

  • **** ** ************:*** ******'* ********** ** *** **** weak ** *** ********* ***/~**' *****, with ******** ********* ** ****** *** no ******* *********. ****** ** ****** range **** ********** ****** **** *********** models, ** ****, ******** *******.
  • ****** ** ********: ** ************ ** **** ****** ** the ***** ** *** ***** **** the ******, **** ******* ******* ** the ****.

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*** ******* ******-** *** ** ***** online *** ~$*** ***, ************* **** than **** ********* *** *******, **** as *** ***** ******* ** ********* DS-2CD2145FWD-I, **** ~$*** ******. *******, ** is ******* ** ***** ** ******, such ** *** ****** ***-*****, ~$*** online.

Physical ********

*** ******-**'* ************ ** ******* ** outdoor *****, ****** ******** ****** **** some (***** *****), **** *** ******* features, *** ******** *** *** ********:

  • **** ** ******** ******:*** *-**** ****** ** *** ****** was **** ** ******** ** ******* compared ** **** *********** ******. ***** most ***** **** ** ** ****** easy ** **** ** **** ** place ******* "********" **** **** **********, the ******'* ****** *** ****, ****** it ****** ** ******.
  • ****** ****** ** *************:******* *** ****** **** * ***** compression ********* *** ***** *****, **** bare, ************ ****** *** ** ****. Pre-terminated ***** ****** ****** ** *** into *** ******* ******* ******* *** the ***. ************, **** ***** *** do *** *** *** **** *** patch ****** ** ********** ******* *** find **** ***********, ** *** ***** must ** *** **** *** ****** before ***********.

Size ******** ** ***********

*** ******-** ** ********** ****** **** Dahua's *******  *** *** ********* **-**********-* in ******** *** ******, *** **** not *** * ***** **** *** connectivity **** ***** ***** ******.

moderately bigger than competitive domes

Competitive *******/**** ***** **** ***** *******

** **'/~** ***, ******* ******* ******* are ************, **** **** ****** ************ on *** *******'* ****. ********* ****** (<1 ***) ****** ******/******* **** ********* visible, ******** ******* *******.

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****, ** ~**'/~** *** ****** *** day, *** ******* *** ***** ****** moderately ****** *** *** ** ************ but *** ******* ** ***** ************. Below * *** ** *****, **** detection ** ******** *** ** **** chart ***** *** *******.

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*******, ** ~***'/~* ***, ** ******* details *** ********, **** ********* *** to *** ***. ** *****, *** subject *** ***** *** ****** *********** and ********* ** ***.

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Uneven ** ********

*** ******-**'* ** ************ ** ********** bright ** *** ****** *** ****** at *** *****, ****** **** **** than **** *** **** ****** ******, with *** ******* ***** ****** ******** and ***** ******* *******.

uneven ir coverage

Slight **** ********** **** ** *****

**** ***** *** ****** ** **** tested, *** ******-** ******* **** **** distortion ** ******** ** *** **** of *** ***** ** ****, ***** below. **** *********** ******* ** *** subject *** *********, ****** **** *******, shown *****.

True *** ******** ******* **********

*** ******-** ******** ***** ** ****** to **** ** (~*.***) **** ** enable **** ***, **** **** ******* WDR **** ** **** *** **********. **** results ** * ~*% ********* ** PPF (**** **. ****) *** ******* FPS **** ** ** **.

**** **** **** **** ****** ** not ***** ** ***** ***** ******** by **** *****, ******* ********** *** likely ** *** ** **** ** they **** ** **** *** **, making ** ****** **********. *********** *** models **** *** ******** **** **** switch/resolution *********, ******.

Strong *** *********** ** **** ** **** / **** *********** ** ***

** ****** *** ** * ********* scene **** **** ******** ****, **** a *** ******** ******** (~** *** indoors **. *,***+ *******).

*** ******'* **** *** *********** ** Quad ** **** ******** ****** ******* of *** ******* *** **** ***** against *** ******* *** ****** ***** of *** *****, ***** *** **** performing *** ****** ** **** ******. However, ** *** **** **** ******* WDR, ******* ******* *** ******* ********** against *********, *** ********* ** ******* at *** ** *** **** **** of *** *****.

Broad *** ***********

*** ******* ******-** *** ****** ** supported ** **** ***** ****** (*****, Genetec, *********, ******* *****) *** ********* and ******** ** *** ** ****. However, ****** **** *** ****** **** in *****, *******, *** *********. **** that *** ****** **** *** ******* on ***** *********.

No *.*** / *.*** **** *********** ** ****

*** ******-** **** *** ******* *.*** streaming, ****** **** ***** *** ****** tested ** ****, ** **** ** many ** *******'* ***** ******. *.*** streaming **** *******'* *********** ** ***** codec ** ********.

High *** ********/***** *******

*** ******-**'* *.*** ******* ***** ***** bitrates **** ******* ****** **** **** competitive *** ******, **** ** *** Hanwha ***-***** (~*** **/* ***). *******, night (to ***** *******, **** ******** ** H.265 ***** ***** ******, ****** *** Vivotek ******'* ****** **** ********** ****** and **** ********.

bitrate comparison

Test **********

*** ********* ******** **** **** ****** testing:

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

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