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Budget Covert Cameras Tested

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Covert cameras under $100 are widely available online but are they any good? To see how these models really work in the real world, we bought and tested some of the most commonly bought hidden cameras on Amazon, including: WiFi photo...

By Derek Ward - over 1 year ago

Axis "Best Of The Best" 4K Camera Tested (Q1798-LE)

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Axis has released their "best of the best" Q1798-LE bullet camera, touting "4K without compromise" with a large Micro 4/3" image sensor, custom made Canon zoom lens, Lightfinder 2.0, and using only "the same bandwidth and storage as regular 1080p...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Hikvision Dual Lens Face Recognition Camera Tested

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Hikvision's Dual Lens Facial Recognition camera, claims that it "adopts advanced deep learning algorithm and powerful GPU to realize instant face detection, capture, and comparison to accomplish face recognition and related alarm...

By Rob Kilpatrick - over 1 year ago

Color Low Light Mega Camera Shootout 2019

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[[Note: See our more recent Color Low Light Mega Shootout 2021 for more up-to-date testing, including new models, additional white light models, and more scenes.]] This is the biggest color low light shootout ever, testing 20+ super low light...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - over 1 year ago

Rhombus Cameras, VMS and Analytics Tested 2019

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Rhombus boasts they have created "the new standard in Enterprise, cloud-managed video security" and told IPVM in January 2019 they offer twice the features of Verkada at half of the price. We purchased 2 R2 Rhombus cameras and Enterprise...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - over 1 year ago

Illustra Pro Gen3 4K Camera Tested

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Johnson Controls has released the latest generation in their Illustra Pro line, the Pro Mini-Dome Gen 3, a non-OEM model claiming to "optimize video quality while minimizing configuration time." We bought and tested the Illustra Pro Gen 3 4K...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Pelco Sarix Pro3 Camera Tested

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Pelco has released their Sarix Professional Series 3 cameras, claiming "more security detail in challenging scenes with excellent low light and wide dynamic range performance." We bought and tested a Pro 3 dome, the IMP231-1ERS to see how it...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Avigilon H5A Analytic Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released its H5A analytic cameras, claiming to "detect more objects with greater accuracy even in crowded scenes." We tested the 1080p and 4K models of the H5A line to see how they perform compared to the H4A line of analytic...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) Guide

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Understanding wide dynamic range (WDR) is critical to capturing high quality images in demanding conditions. However, with no real standards, any manufacturer can claim WDR, and many do even if actual performance is weak, causing confusion for...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

Vivotek 4K S-Series Camera Tested

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Vivotek's highest-end S-series camera claims "Supreme Night Visibility", "Smart IR II", "Smart Stream II", "WDR Pro for unparalleled visibility in extremely bright and dark environments" and a "Neural Network-Powered Detection Engine". But how...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Uniview Prime Series 4K Camera Tested

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Is the new Uniview 'Prime' better than the more expensive existing Uniview 'Pro'? In August, IPVM tested Uniview 4K 'Pro' but members advocated for us to test the new Prime Series IPC3238SR3-DVPZ model. To see how this newer model performed...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Panasonic 4K Camera Tested (WV-S2570L)

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Panasonic has released their latest generation 4K dome, the WV-S2570L, claiming "Extreme image quality allows evidence to be captured even under challenging conditions." To see how it performs and compare to their 1080p S series camera, we...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Uniview Pro 4K Camera Tested (IPC3238ER3-DVZ)

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In our 8MP / 4K Fixed Lens Camera Shootout, Uniview's low end 8MP was firmly in the middle of the pack. Does their higher end Pro Series 4K camera improve on this? We bought and tested the IPC3238ER3-DVZ to see how it performs,...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Wyze Image Quality Tested vs Axis, Hikvision And Nest

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With Wyze's new AI feature, it is strong at analytics, but how good is the camera's image quality? Is it just as good as incumbents like Axis, Hikvision, and Nest? To find out, we tested the Wyze Cam V2 against $100 options from each, the Axis...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

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Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have built? We tested Anyvision's Better Tomorrow platform examining: How does it perform in real...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - almost 2 years ago

Dahua 4K Camera Shootout

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Dahua's new Pro Series 4K N85CL5Z claims to "deliver superior images in all lighting and environmental conditions", but how does this compare to their "high end" Ultra Series model (NK8BL7Z)? To find out, we bought and tested both their Ultra...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Axis 4K Camera Shootout 2019

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Axis' 4K Q3518-LVE claims the "best video quality possible", with Lightfinder super low light performance, Axis' high end Forensic WDR, and OptimizedIR. However, the mid-range P3228-LVE claims all these features, too. So which should users...

By Derek Ward - almost 2 years ago

Axis Door Station A8207-VE Tested

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Axis newest door station, the A8207-VE, claims to deliver "video surveillance, two-way communication, and access control" in a single device. But how well does each of these perform? The video in the unit tested disappointingly bad in low light,...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 2 years ago

Hikvision 4K Camera Shootout

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With their latest Smart Series 5 cameras, Hikvision is claiming cameras "fully loaded" with "state-of-the-art technology for high performance and enterprise applications." But how does this compare to their lower cost Performance Series which...

By Ethan Ace - almost 2 years ago

Hanwha 4K Wisenet P Camera Tested

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Hanwha claims "premium performance" and to "deliver the best in high resolution performance and efficiency" with their Wisenet P series 4K models, equipped with H.265 and Wisestream smart codec, true WDR, and integrated IR. To test these...

By Rob Kilpatrick - almost 2 years ago

Bosch Starlight 8000i Cameras Tested

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Bosch has released their new Flexidome IP Starlight 8000i cameras, claiming "exceptional detail even in extreme low-light situations." To see how these models perform, we bought and tested the 1080p NDE-8502-R and the 4K UHD NDE8504-R...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 years ago

Axis ARTPEC-7 P1375-E Camera Tested

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Axis claims the new P1375-E box camera with ARTPEC-7 chip delivers "clear, sharp images in any lighting condition." But how well does it do? We bought and tested the P1375-E against Axis P3225 Mk II and the Q35 series models (which Axis said...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 years ago

Avigilon 32MP and 12MP H4 Multisensor Cameras Tested

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Avigilon has released their H4 Multi-Sensor line of cameras claiming "broad scene coverage and high image detail" We bought and tested the Avigilon 32C-H4A-4MH-360 and the 12C-H4A-4MH-360 to see how they perform, examining: How does it...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 years ago

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