One of popular Hikvision colorvu series is Hikvision DS-2CD2347G1-L(U), however the OEM models are available lots in the market. How do they compare with Ubiquiti Unifi uvc-g4 dome when you need to come to a decision to choose?
Hikvision Ds-2cd2347g1 is one of colorvu series that is designed to provide full 24/7 color night vision. Probably you may find more OEM products available in the market instead of the original Hikvision out of the box. You can find Hitosino, Viklyn, Lorita and still more that manufacture the OEM Hikvision products.
Colorvu series is Hikvision color night vision camera series which are designed with wide aperture lens (f/1.0) with the addition of non dazzling lighting, typically white LEDS, to make sure that wide aperture f/1.0 can absorb as much as ambient light brighter image and for color night vision. See also Hikvision vs Dahua color night vision cameras.
Like Hikvision which mostly produce security camera products for business offices or enterprise surveillance system, Ubiquiti Unifi security camera series are mostly designed for businesses. Let’s take a comparison product between one of most popular Hikvision colorvu camera series and Ubiquiti Unifi uvc-g4 dome security camera. See also Ubiquiti Unifi g4 pro 4k security camera, one of Unifi security camera series for businesses.
Hikvision Colorvu vs Unifi G4 Dome
Ubiquiti Unifi G4 Dome series are designed for business scrutiny camera for easy deployment when connecting to UniFi Protect Network Video Recorder which combined the NVR system with the Unifi Protect Software and storage bays.
Both Hikvision and Ubiquiti Unifi cameras come with the same 4MP CMOS image sensor with fixed lens, with Hikvision you may choose one of two fixed focal length lens either 2.8mm or 4.0mm. On the other hand, Unifi uvc-g4 comes with single option of fixed lens with 86 degree view angle.
If we compare the Hikvision colorvu series with the Ubiquiti Unifi camera series, the main difference between the two products is the way the camera delivering night vision. The Colorvu series with additional lighting and wide aperture is designed to provide color night vision, day or night color vision. The Ubiquiti UniFi camera series is like security cameras with night vision feature in general, it is equipped with IR LEDs for night vision needs when the ambient light can no longer render colors vision.
Hikvision DS-2CD2347G1-L(U) and all other Hikvision OEM products include audio recording, one way only. Few models of Unifi cameras including this uvc-g4 dome model are equipped with two-way audio which come in handy when two-way communication is required between employees involved in production area for example. For one way communication for audio recording only is ideal for security monitoring.
For local camera storage, Hikvision comes with available memory slot you can add up to 128GB. Unifi cam doesn’t come with local memory storage. In fact, Unifi optimizes the full use of the security cameras by connecting them to the Unifi NVR system which combines the functions of NVR system, Unifi Protect software and hard disk storage bays, ideal for business purpose deployment.
Take a look at the following spec comparison table between Hikvision OEM with Unifi uvc-g4 dome model.
Table 1 Hikvision oem vs Ubiquiti Unifi g4
|camera||Hikvision DS-2CD2347G1-L(U)||Unifi Protect UVC-G4 Dome|
|Image sensor||1/1.8″ 4MP progressive scan CMOS||5MP CMOS sensor|
|Lens||2.8mm or 4.0mm f/1.0 wide aperture||Fixed lens|
|Minimum illumination||0.0014 @ (ƒ/1.0, AGC on), 0 lux with light||Unspecified|
|Recording resolution||up to 4MP (2688 × 1520) @30 fps||Up to 4MP (2688 x 1512) @24 fps|
|View angle||2.8 mm, H FOV: 109°, V FOV: 55°, D FOV: 122° 4.0 mm, H FOV: 94°, V FOV: 48°, D FOV: 115°||H: 86°, V: 60°, D: 111°|
|Night vision||Color night vision with two white LEDs||Built-in Light Sensor and IR LED Illumination and IR Cut Filter|
|Audio||Built-in microphone, mono sound||Two way audio with built-in microphone and speaker|
|Storage||Supports microSD/SDHC/SDXC card (128 GB), and NVR storage||N/A, need to connect to Unifi NVR system|
|WDR||120dB true WDR with 3D DNR||Unknown|
|Housing protection||-L model: IP67 -LU model: IP66 with metal housing and plastic ring trim||IPX4 Weatherproof and IK08 vandal resistant with Aluminum Alloy, Polycarbonate, Hard-Coated Dome|
|Power||PoE (802.3af, class 3), 12 VDC ±25%||802.3af PoE 44~57VDC|
|Price||$170.00 (OEM version)||$179.00|
The original version of Hikvision cameras might not be available very much in the market, less production in this pandemic. However you can find lots the OEM version in the market. And the good thing is that those OEM cameras are compatible with any models of Hikvision and Dahua NVR systems such as 16 channel Hikvision NVR system, or any 32 channel NVR system.
Click the link below to shop original product, see if still available in stock.
- Click here to SHOP original Hikvision DS-2CD2347G1 2.8mm in Amazon. Or you may purchase the OEM version with lower price, original Hikvision hardware. Click below link
- Click here to SHOP OEM Hikvision DS-2CD2347G1-L(U) by Hitosino
- Click here to SHOP Ubiquiti Unifi uvc-g4 dome camera
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