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TESTED – Hikvision DS-K1T604MF

The Hikvision Face Recognition terminal is a self-contained image capture and display device that can be used to authenticate individuals by their facial details to allow access to buildings or facilities. In addition, there is a built-in Mifare card reader and the ability to add...
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TESTED – Illustra Flex IFS02P6INWIT

This Indoor HD PTZ dome is from the Tyco Illustra Flex range and has a 30 times optical and 12 times digital zoom range with IR illumination up to 25 metres. An external variant has IR support to 150 metres. As the unit does not require an outer bowl the image is distortion free...
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TESTED – Wisenet PNM-9320VQP

The Wisenet PNM-9320VQP is a relatively large assembly that can house up to 4 fixed camera modules for wide area coverage and with a PTZ camera beneath fitted with a 32x zoom lens of 4.44mm to 142.6mm. The wide range of fixed camera modules means that the camera can cover a full...
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TESTED: Master Lock CHW30300EURHR0

While most of the work installers carry out will be invoiced at a later date there are still people that occasionally pay cash for work carried out at their premises, especially when the work is a domestic job. In this scenario it is possible that the trade van could not only be...
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TESTED – Seagate ST14000VX0008

The 14TB ShyHawk is a conventionally packaged 3.5” hard drive with SATA connection. It is promoted as a surveillance optimised drive with “superior image integrity”. Multi-Tier Caching allows for up to 64 HD video streams to be handled. Hard drives for DVRs and NVRs have...
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TESTED – Optex BXS-AM

This is a wall or pole mountable IP55 outdoor “curtain” PIR intrusion detector that has dual narrow passive infrared detection zones either side of the device. Intended for example to cover side walls of buildings in order to trigger an alarm when people approach too close to the...
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TESTED – Mobotix M16

Recognisable by its non-conventional form, this version of the Mobotix M16 is supplied with individual colour and monochrome modules mounted side by side. This removes the need for a mechanical infrared cut filter. The use of purely electronic light control means that there are...
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TESTED – Milesight MS-C9674

This is a low-profile 180° “Fisheye” ONVIF compliant camera based around a 12MP 1/1.7” CMOS sensor, a 1.98mm F2.8 lens and inbuilt infrared LEDs providing up to 15 metres coverage. Alarm input and output connections are provided along with an audio output. An internal microphone...
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TESTED – Uniview IPC3635ER3-DUPZ

This IP “Eyeball” style Day /Night IR camera is based around a 5MP “Starlight” 1/2.7” sensor and has a 5x motorised zoom lens. It is IP67 rated and ONVIF compliant. Operating temperature is stated as an impressive -40° to +60° C. Getting started The camera is PoE fed (8.16W) or...
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TESTED: Concept Pro CP-HSD20-AHD

This Concept Pro IP66 IK10 rated speed-dome is based on the Starvis 1/2.8” CMOS sensor, giving a 2MP (1920 x 1080p) image with a 20x zoom lens and in-built infrared illuminators with a stated range of up to 150 metres. A 30x zoom version is also available. The camera provides...