Secuplug vs Foscam vs Lorex PTZ HD Camera

Secuplug offers PTZ HD Camera with 1080p resolution and is an outdoor middle speed PTZ IP camera with 10x optical zoom. This product is tagged with cheaper price than those similar products available in the market such as Amcrest and Foscam.

What this product does

Secuplug is an affordable 4.5 inch mini size PTZ camera with metal construction housing which is ideal for outdoor with IP66 rated weatherproof.

PTZ

Secuplug 1080p is like other PTZ HD camera with capability of panning endless 360 degree horizontally and tilting up to 90 degree vertically. It’s a middle speed PTZ HD camera with 10x optical zoom. See also top 5 IP camera with zoom.




 

Onvif 2.2

It is ideal for your businesses or homes and if you have NVR system in place with Onvif compliant, you can connect the camera to the system since it is Onvif 2.2 compliant device. Connect to any HD NVR system such as Hikvision, HDView and still more.

Non POE

Unfortunately this product doesn’t support POE like those outdoor POE PTZ camera like Amcrest IP2M-880 and Lorex or USG 5MP PTZ camera. With POE support you can run a single cable for both video data and power using UTP Cat 5e or Cat 6 cabling.

End of article you may consider new product, affordable auto tracking PTZ camera offered by WGCC with 18x optical motorized zoom and 2mp resolution.

secuplug 1080p PTZ Camera (~$160.00)

Main features

  • 5 inch mini size PTZ IP IR Dome Camera
  • 1/3 inch progressive scan CMOS
  • 0MP (1080p) HD resolution
  • 264 compression format
  • 360 degree endless panning and up to 90 degree tilting
  • 10X optical zoom lens f=5mm(W) ~ 50mm(T)
  • view angle 51.8 (W)~5.86 degree(T) horizontal and 39.1 (W)~4.4 degree (T) vertical
  • Night vision with 6xLEDs with auto control, range up to 150 ft (50m)
  • Onvif 2.2 and P2P support

Cons

  • Doesn’t support POE

 

Secuplug 1080p outdoor PTZ camera is tagged with affordable price (around $200) compared with other competing similar products such as Amcrest, Lorex or Foscam and still others.

Comparison

Let’s make comparison between Secuplug, Lorex and Foscam. Lorex offers LNZ32P21 HD outdoor PTZ camera with the same 1080p resolution and Foscam offers FI9828P wireless outdoor PTZ camera. See also comparison Lorex and Amcrest PTZ camera.

Foscam FI8928 wireless outdoor PTZ camera

Camera Lens

Both Secuplug and Lorex record in 1080p HD resolution while Foscam is slightly lower resolution (960p). With standard HD 1080p resolution the optical zoom will be taken account. All the three products offer optical zoom but different zoom factor. See that Lorex allows you zoom in with two types of zoom both optical (12x) and digital zoom (16x), when 12x optical zoom is not enough you still can utilize digital zoom for much longer distance object to capture with clear and sharp detail. Typically digital zoom produces image with noise result, however Lorex with its technology can reduce the noise significantly.

For more optical zoom factor you may consider any PTZ products with 20x optical zoom such as Amcrest IP2M-850, or 30x optical zoom such as Q-See PTZ camera. See also top 5 IP camera with optical zoom.

Connection

The three models have different connection types, wired non-POE, wireless and wired POE connection to the network. Secuplug comes with wired only connection for data and separate power line connection (12V), it doesn’t support POE.

lorex outdoor ptz camera

Lorex LNZ32P12 outdoor PTZ camera (~$150.00)

Foscam comes with two options of either wired (10/100Mbps auto MDI/MDIX) or wireless (802.11b/g/n) connection. Lorex supports POE+ (30v), assure that the switch is 30v POE supports (802.3af).

See also top 5 8-channel wireless NVR with 8 wifi cameras.

Check the spec and features comparison table below for more spec details. To learn more details about manufacturer’s description, spec details, current price in Amazon each of the product click the links below the tables.

Table 1 Secuplug 1080p vs Foscam

Model Secuplug 1080p Foscam FI9828P
Recording resolution 1080p 960p
Image sensor 1/3” progressive scan CMOS image sensor 1/3” CMOS image sensor
Lens F=5mm~50mm f1.6~f2.8 F= 2.8mm~12mm
Compression format H.264 H.264
PT Panning 360 degree endless and tilting 90 degree Panning 355 degree endless and tilting 78 degree
Zoom 10x optical zoom 4x optical zoom
Night vision Yes, 6IR LEDs with auto control IR LED; range up to 150 ft(50m) Yes, with IR Cut filter, auto or manual infrared mode
POE support N/A N/A
Wifi N/A Yes, 802.11b/g/n
Storage Store to Onvif compliant NVR storage Store NVR or computer HD, Foscam cloud service
Housing Metal construction housing with IP66 rated weatherproof IP66 rated weatherproof
Price $160.00 $150.00

 

Table 2 Secuplug 1080p vs Lorex

Model Secuplug 1080p Lorex LNZ32P21
Recording resolution 1080p 1080p
Image sensor 1/3” progressive scan CMOS image sensor 1/3” Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor
Lens F=5mm~50mm f1.6~f2.8 F=5mm~61mm f1.6 auto Iris
Compression format H.264
PT Panning 360 degree endless and tilting 90 degree Panning 360 degree endless and tilting -2~90 degree
Zoom 10x optical zoom 12x optical zoom plus 16 digital zoom
Night vision Yes, 6IR LEDs with auto control IR LED; range up to 150 ft(50m) Yes, IR Cut filter
POE support N/A Yes , POE + (30v) 802.3af
Wifi N/A N/A
Storage Store to Onvif compliant NVR storage Connect to LNR100 & LNR400 Series NVRs and Flir cloud service
Housing Metal construction housing with IP66 rated weatherproof IP66 rated
Price (Sep 2018) $160.00 $480.00

 

Prices are fluctuating by times, current prices can be seen on the following links including details of spec and manufacturer’s description, and buy the product in Amazon:

Secuplug 1080p PTZ HD Camera offers cheaper price than the other two products, however it doesn’t support POE. Lorex offers IP camera with more optical zoom in addition of 16x digital zoom.

Want an auto tracking camera, affordable product with reach feature? Check the product below:

WGCC 2MP Auto Tracking

All the above POE PTZ Cameras are not auto tracking PTZ camera. With auto tracking camera the system will follow the motion detection object and follow it while it is moving within the coverage area. You can have that type of camera with affordable price offered by WGCC.

WGCC mini dome camera is an auto tracking camera with affordable price, it’s a made in China product with rich features including 18x optical motorized zoom and long distance view up to to 1,640ft (500m) away, IR range up to 328ft (100m), high speed panning ~280 degree /s and up to 255 presets.

WGCC 2MP Auto Tracking (~$290)

You may compare it with other auto tracking PTZ cameras in the market such as Hikvision DS-2DF5286-AEL or another China product Imporx 30x Auto Tracking Camera.

Highlights

  • 5” mini dome high speed auto tracking PTZ camera
  • 2MP full HD resolution @25 fps / @30 fps
  • Varifocal lens 4.7~94mm with 18x optical motorized zoom
  • Night vision with IR LEDs range up to 100 meters (328ft)
  • Support memory SD Card storage up to 32/64GB
  • Supported Audio, support Privacy Masking and WDR
  • Automatic Flip: Can Open and Close with 4.5” double housing

This product is tagged with affordable price compared with others similar products from different vendors, around $290.00 in Amazon. Click the link below for more spec details, current price and rating in Amazon.

Click here for WGCC auto tracking PTZ camera

See also new model of Amcrest PTZ camera – the Amcrest IP2m-853e ptz camera with 12x motorized optical zoom.



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