Dahua 4K PTZ DH-SD8A820WA-HNF

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Anyway to bench test temporarily using Blue Iris?
I can bench test it hooking it up straight to my LAN/modem and using the Dahua tool box to control it from my desk top computer. I do that anyways to change the IP addresses and any other changes I want to make.
 

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I just checked and my current Hikvision NVR is capable of "up to 80 Mbps high incoming bandwidth ensures IP cameras can be connected". Going by that I may be OK. We shall see.
 

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Alright, some good news. Camera just went through customs in Los Angeles. :) I am around 40 miles from LAX, so it has to make its way to DHL in Long Beach and then delivery to my house. ;) Thank You Andy.
 

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The camera arrived today which is 2 days earlier than DHL had posted. :) I was test fitting the bracket fit at the top of the camera and it was tight and it took some work to seat it. So I filed the edges a little to get an easier fit as shown in the picture. I do not need any problems while mounting this big camera off of a ladder. So tomorrow will be the day that I mount it. One more thing. Thank You Andy for the masks. There were more than I thought there would be. :)

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cant wait to see this beast. i almost want to buy another cam just for some masks, i can't find a single N95/N99/N100 around here so i can goto the grocery store, out of eggs/breakfast. costco protein bars can get old quick lol.
 

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I bought the SD8A840VI-HNI from Andy last Nov. See if you can get it to write to a NAS. My version doesn't have that option,
It only writes to the SD card.
It's very heavy. I have it on a 60 ft tower . Here's a pic before the tower went up.
The 24 v ac supply is in the mounting box and the mike just below.

Great optics


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I bought the SD8A840VI-HNI from Andy last Nov. See if you can get it to write to a NAS. My version doesn't have that option,
It only writes to the SD card.
It's very heavy. I have it on a 60 ft tower . Here's a pic before the tower went up.
The 24 v ac supply is in the mounting box and the mike just below.

Great optics


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The new camera is mounted and online. Funny thing is my Hikvision NVR will only let me set the resolution to 2MP. Now on my 4MP Dahua cameras I can set the resolution to 4MP. However the picture does seem to be an improvement. Look at the Saipan street sign and compare the small numbers between the two pictures I have posted. Dahua 8MP on top and Hikvision 2MP on the bottom. This is as close as I can get to the same view. The Dahua camera is 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Wow the picture looks extremely sharp Nice !! Cant wait for night time shots :D
 

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I bought the SD8A840VI-HNI from Andy last Nov. See if you can get it to write to a NAS. My version doesn't have that option,
It only writes to the SD card.
It's very heavy. I have it on a 60 ft tower . Here's a pic before the tower went up.
The 24 v ac supply is in the mounting box and the mike just below.

Great optics


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Nice Pic I did reported this NAS writing feature earlier.. I do have theDH-SD8A840WA-HNF and I could not get it to do SMB either.
 

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Of course this camera hooks up to my NVR, which I have 3 of and they in turn are hooked up to my LAN. I use Hikvision IVMS 4200 to view the NVR's through my desk top computer and 4K 28" monitor. I think in the daytime our cameras should be very, very close in picture quality. Like you I will be waiting for the night pictures to see if there is any improvement. :)
 

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Parley This is an awesome camera thank you so much for sharing the pictures. This really helps me as well and I hope others too. Thank you for taking the time to share all these good pics. I am so eager to see the night time shots LOL. Do you have some pic of the installation as well ?
 
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When will I be able to afford one? Hopefully Dahua can squeeze this into a 4” PTZ foam factor
 

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Ok, here is a night time shot. I had to go back into the camera and put it in color. Also someone walked into the picture. :) This is the best picture I have taken of someone walking at night. Also a shot of the Hikvision at night for comparison. Look at the license plate of the black truck behind the man walking. I can make it out with the new camera. The camera wants to focus on the red Ford Explorer. I had to over ride the focus for a compromise. Dahua on top. Hikvision on the bottom. The street sign is another area to check.

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Wow Really really cool you can even see all the way between the trees in the back the cars parked Absolutely Amazing !!
 

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When you have a moment can you post a video clip of both day and night specially with people walking and cars driving by.. Thank you !
 

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Wow Really really cool you can even see all the way between the trees in the back the cars parked Absolutely Amazing !!
Yes, a couple of those vehicles park on the right down the street are the same ones in both pictures. I am liking this camera more and more. :)
 

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Bottom is the best picture from what I can see as it has all the picture in focus where the top one only part of the picture is in focus. I am sure though that you could get that picture better than you have it with some tweaking as it looks a little washed compared to the bottom one.

A night time video clip of moving traffic or people walking would be good as you have good street lighting where it is pointed.
 
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