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Geovision GV-EDR2100 Tested Vs Hikvision

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A number of ADI's top selling IP cameras are, at least surprisingly to us, from Geovision. We recently bought and tested the Geovision EDR2100 1080p IR minidome, which is priced below Hikvision and Dahua 1080p IR models. Inside, we share our...

By John Scanlan - almost 4 years ago

Hanwha 20MP Multi-Imager Tested (PNM-9081VQ)

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Hanwhwa has introduced the latest in their multi-imager camera line, the PNM-9081VQ, a Wisenet 5 20MP model with four repositionable 5MP camera heads. We bought and tested this camera to see how it performs, examining: Physical...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Geovision 4MP Super Low Cost Turret Tested (EBD-4700)

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~$100 cameras, even for 4MP, are now expected by many dealers, as price cuts and ongoing sales have set this expectation. At the same time, many dealers are looking for alternatives to Dahua and Hikvision, due to cybersecurity concerns, dealer...

By John Scanlan - almost 4 years ago

Integrator Camera Optimization Preferences

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How do integrators make cameras 'better'? What settings or optimizations do they change? ~150 integrators told IPVM what they do. First, they answered: How often do you optimize camera image quality settings? In what scenarios or...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Geovision Doorstation Tested (CS1320)

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Geovision has released the GV-CS1320 door station, priced at a fraction of others, with additional bells and whistles like a built in card reader, face detection, and capacitive touch button, and more. We bought and tested the CS1320 against the...

By John Scanlan - almost 4 years ago

DoorBird D101 Tested Vs Ring and Axis

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Video doorbells are a big growth market, with Ring, in particular gaining a lot of attention on the consumer side and Axis making a push on the commercial side. See IPVM's Ring Pro Test and IPVM's Axis Door Station Test. DoorBird is emerging as a...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 years ago

Camera Application Selection Guide

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Entrances, hallways, rooms and parking lots are perhaps the 4 most common areas where surveillance is deployed. But what is the best type of camera for each? What resolution, form factors and FoV are best? Where do special features like WDR,...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Sony Next Gen HD Dome Camera Tested (SNC-EM642R)

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Sony has released their latest generation, claiming improved WDR and low light, increased IR range, and more. We tested the SNC-EM642R outdoor IR vandal dome to see how these new models stack up against the latest from others, including: Axis...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 years ago

IP Camera Specification / RFP Guide 2017

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RFPs are hard. Do them 'right' and it takes a lot of knowledge and time. Do them 'wrong' and you can be (a) unwittingly locked into a specific vendor or (b) be forced to accept inferior quality products. This guide helps IP camera purchasers...

By IPVM Team - almost 4 years ago

Dahua 4K Turret Tested Vs Hikvision (N84BG44 )

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Dahua has released their latest low cost 4K model, the N84BG44, claiming Smart H.265+ and 50m IR range. We bought and tested this new model against Hikvision's recent low cost 4K camera to see how it compares in: Full light scenes IR range and...

By John Scanlan - almost 4 years ago

Hikvision H.265+ Bullet Tested (2035)

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Continuing our tests of Hikvision's new low cost Value Plus line, we bought and tested the 3MP DS-2CD2035FWD-I [link no longer available], now including H.265+. We shot the camera versus competitive models from Axis (M2025) and Hanwha (Wisenet...

By John Scanlan - about 4 years ago

Axis Door Station Tested (A8105-E)

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Axis continues their push into niche markets, especially audio, with network speakers, an IP horn, and video door stations. We bought and tested Axis' compact door station, the A8105-E, checking: Audio quality Echo cancellation Noise...

By IPVM Team - about 4 years ago

Hikvision 8MP Low-Cost Camera Tested

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Hikvision has introduced their latest generation of low-cost Value Plus cameras, now including smart H.265 and up to 4K resolution, with prices much lower than existing 4K models. We bought and tested the 8MP DS-2CD2385FWD-I [link no longer...

By Ethan Ace - about 4 years ago

Avigilon Announces New Lowest Cost Camera (Mini Domes)

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Avigilon's first Micro Dome (see IPVM's test) is now 4 years old. Since that time, low-cost fixed focal Chinese manufacturer dome usage has increasing significantly industry wide. Now Avigilon has released preliminary details on the Micro Dome's...

By Brian Karas - about 4 years ago

Samsung SmartCam A1 Totally Wireless System

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Hanwha is keeping the Samsung brand alive in consumer cameras with the SmartCam A1, a new offering combining an autotracking 1080p camera with base station and totally wireless, battery operated cameras. We bought and tested the A1 to see how it...

By John Scanlan - about 4 years ago

IP Camera - 15 Year Shootout

How far have IP cameras come? We bought and tested 4 cameras across the past 15 years to understand how much and where performance has improved. For consistency across the long time frame, we bought these 4 Axis cameras: Axis 2100: ~2002,...

By Ethan Ace - about 4 years ago

Hanwha 9MP Fisheye Camera Tested (PNF-9010R)

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12MP sensor fisheye panoramic cameras are becoming increasingly common. We have tested Hikvision's DS-2CD63C2F as well as Panasonic's SFV481 4K panoramic. Now, we bought and tested the Hanwha / Samsung PNF-9010R fisheye camera against those two...

By John Scanlan - about 4 years ago

Axis Lowest Cost Outdoor IR Camera M2025-LE Tested

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Axis has lagged offering low cost IR cameras while their Asian competitors have made IR standard even in their most entry level cameras. Recently, Axis has added the M2025-LVE, a 1080p outdoor, integrated IR camera that sells online for $300 or...

By John Scanlan - over 4 years ago

Hanwha Low Cost WiseNet X Camera (XND-6010) Tested

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IPVM bought and tested the lowest-cost WiseNet X model, the indoor 2MP fixed focal XND-6010 dome, continuing our testing of Hanwha's new WiseNet X line. We shot out the 6010 against competitive low-cost fixed focal models from Axis and Hikvision...

By John Scanlan - over 4 years ago

Pelco Surevision 3 Tested

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Pelco has released generation 3 of its Surevision cameras, claiming improved performance in both super low light and WDR performance. We bought and tested the 1080p Pelco IME229 [link no longer available] against competitive models from Axis,...

By John Scanlan - over 4 years ago

Hanwha Wisenet X Tested

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Hanwha has released their latest generation, the Wisenet X series, powered by their new Wisenet 5 processor. This new series claims improvements to low light, WDR, compression/bitrates, and image stabilization. To see how the X series performs,...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Uniview (UNV) IP Cameras Tested

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"We're #3," in China says Uniview (UNV). While the company significantly trails Hikvision and Dahua in total sales, one notable difference is that Uniview is owned by Bain Capital, the American investment firm. In the past few years, Uniview, has...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

Arecont Vision MicroDome Duo Tested

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Arecont Vision is back with another multi-head camera, this time thinking smaller with the MicroDome Duo [link no longer available], a two-imager model, with the tagline "Look both ways for hallway surveillance", a form factor rarely seen in...

By John Scanlan - over 4 years ago

Panasonic Extreme H.265 Cameras Tested

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Panasonic has released their latest generation, the i-Pro Extreme series, with enhanced compression (smart H.265) enhanced WDR and secure communication. We tested their Extreme series vandal dome, the WV-S2531L against their previous generation...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

WDR Shootout 2017: Low vs High Cost Cameras

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Multi-exposure WDR was once only available in expensive cameras but in the past few years, this capability has become available even in sub $200 cameras. But is the multi-exposure WDR in low cost cameras just as good as more expensive ones or is...

By Ethan Ace - over 4 years ago

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