Review-Dahua IPC-HDBW4231F-E2-M Dual Starlight Cam

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  1. EMPIRETECANDY

    EMPIRETECANDY IPCT Vendor

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    Yes, this model right now stock use up, have to wait around 2 weeks for the new stock back.
     
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    Thanks @EMPIRETECANDY . Can you post here when the 2.8 is available again? Will you be listing it on Amazon?
     
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    Also, any chance of a black model to match the black IPC-HDW5231R-ZE model on Amazon?
     
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    EMPIRETECANDY IPCT Vendor

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    If can buy 300pcs in one time can make black. This model is hard to keep 300pcs stock in one time
     
  5. EMPIRETECANDY

    EMPIRETECANDY IPCT Vendor

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    This model right now stock use up , will be back stock around 10days.
     
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    pnybug n3wb

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    Hi guys, I've read that there seems to be a thermal issue with this model. Does it impact performance and is the heat not a hazard ?
    Thanks
     
  7. usaf_pride

    usaf_pride Pulling my weight

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    It's warm, but it isn't going to cause anything to burst into flames. I have seen absolutely no performance issues with mine.
     
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    woolfman72 Getting the hang of it

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    mine has been installed for almost a year. No issues at all with it.
     
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    pnybug n3wb

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    Glad to hear that. Getting my self a couple as it fits my use case perfectly.

    Thanks guys!
     
  10. looney2ns

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    It runs warm, as I noted in the first pages of this review, but I've not seen any long term affects. I do recommend that if you care, whatever surface you mount it to, you either use some small spacers or the junction box or it may discolor the surface it's attached to over time.
     
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    Sounds good. And on the plus side the spacer allow some air to pass through at the back and help cool it some.
     
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    iseeker Getting the hang of it

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    I have a similar use case. Would you mind posting a picture of your set up?
     
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    iseeker Getting the hang of it

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    Will the two lens point 180 degrees from each other? I don't need to do it that extreme, but want to put on my side wall perpindicual to the front door and point one to the floor area where packages come and the other directly right where people come.

    Would you use the 137 or the 203W for this use case?

     
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    iseeker Getting the hang of it

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    Did you find out on this? Curious as well
     
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    mudflap5 Young grasshopper

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    Thermal image shows the dual camera next to a Dahua 4X mini PTZ dome. The PTZ is a few degrees warmer. Both cameras have been up for several months without any problems. Outside temp was about 90 degrees.

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    Jagradang Getting the hang of it

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    I read through most of the thread but must have missed a few posts. Can someone confirm if they managed to get both cameras working on the NVR as independent channels? (as 2x 2Mp camera recordings?)

    also, can you set these to any angle or is there restrictions on the max camera angles?
     
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    It works on my 5216 just fine. Angles are in the PDF linked to the 1st post.
     
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    Waldo Getting the hang of it

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    Does anyone know what the differnece is between the following cameras?

    DH-IPC-HDBW4231FN-E2-M-0360B
    DH-IPC-HDBW4231FN-E2-M12-0360B
    IPC-HDBW4231FN-E2-M-0360B
    IPC-HDBW4231FN-E2-M12-0360B

    I know they are all the 3.6mm lens option and NTSC
    but what is the difference between the -M-0360B and the -M12-0306B?

    Also the difference between the DH-IPC- and the IPC- ?