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TESTED – MaxxOne D8308

One of the D8300 range available from ShopMassive in the UK, the D8308 “Hawk” DVR has the capability to record 8 analogue inputs and 4 IP streams. The analogue inputs can be any mix of SD, AHD and TVI format signals. The Hawk is available as a 4 or 8 input recorder with a...
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TESTED – ESP GuardCamLED

External lighting is widely accepted as one way to deter burglars so if you can combine this with a camera and PIR you have a much more useful tool at your disposal. Back in February 2015 we looked at a low energy LED security light called NightHawk LED from ESP which featured a...
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TESTED: GJD Clarius IM-8-IP & VM-CW-IP

These illuminators are from the Clarius security lighting range but these models are powered by PoE Plus only. This allows a high degree of flexibility in set-up. The IM-8-IP is an infrared version and the VM-CW-IP produces visible light. Both models are based around an array of...
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TESTED: Illustra IPS02P6ANBTT IP PTZ

This is an indoor unit from the Illustra IP dome series, with a 30x zoom lens and 2MP HD resolution. This particular variant of the dome is for internal use only and has a black finish with a plastic surround to the camera module and metal side plates that cover the electronics...
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TESTED: Serage SRTVIVDPRO70

The camera provides a TVI compatible HD output along with an SD output and has motorised lens functions. Three high intensity infrared LEDs are mounted on each side of the lens to provide long range scene illumination. A stiff plastic strip is bonded to the inside of the clear...
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TESTED – Ethos 4485 laser meter

There cannot be a toolbox in the business that does not contain at least one tape measure and while these are staples of the tradesman’s kit they can be a bit of a pain when quoting for jobs that require multiple measurements being taken at a time. Thankfully there is an...
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TESTED: Flaplock

Every year in the UK, there are estimated to be over 3,000 attacks on businesses due to arson attempts, which contribute to over 45% of fires that occur on commercial properties. The majority of these are down to vandals who target the property at the right time. However, as we...
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TESTED: Hanwha Techwin PNM-9020V

The camera is quite heavy for a dome at just over 2kg but is well packaged and has a very good level of construction. The solid base is designed with fixing holes isolated from the environmentally separated inner section. A side conduit fixing is provided at the rear of the base...
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TESTED: Ivideon Oco Pro OPHWD-16US

Ivideon provide a ‘Cloud’ based service for management of video camera images. The Oco Pro camera is configured to work with this service to allow live and recorded images to be displayed on PC using Mac OS, Windows or Linux and phone or tablet devices using both iOS and Android...
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TESTED: Concept Pro AIR3526-IP4M-Z

This camera is promoted as an ONVIF compliant 4MP 2.8 – 12mm motorized zoom lens weatherproof bullet camera with 35m IR range, suitable for short to medium range applications. It is the in-house brand from the distributor Videcon. The camera housing is IP66 rated and...