Resolve misted IP camera lens

paul@austins.tv

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Decided to utilise a old 6MP Dahua 4631EM-ASE as a internal garage camera. Hadn't used it for some years.
Even after 2 days it still misted up. I guess the unused period and condensation package as standard, was no longer beneficial.
Heated lens glass and removed. All sorted!
Please don't moan about untidy garage.
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Such a difference in the amount of light to the lens and clarity by removing the glass cover. Okay to do on a internal camera.
I'm sure the external glass or even plastic on some cameras can reduce the lens efficiency/clarity.
 

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I have a 180 deg camera which fogs up constantly. It appears the rubber seals no longer keep it air tight.
It fogs up each year before it is mounted for my Christmas lights.

One day I'll replace it with a smaller 8mp panoramic :).


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Can sell you my 6mp 4631, now the misted glass has been removed. Just stick a bit of sellotape over the lens for next Xmas.....
 
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