Camera Selection Guide 2022

CCTV Handbook 2022 Camera Selection Guide, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring

Select technology: All | Body-worn-camera | IP | Solar | Thermal


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Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Camera name: DS-2CD2T87G2P-LSU/SL

Maximum resolution: High-quality imaging with 8 MP resolution

Lighting Capabilities: 24/7 colour imaging

Onboard storage: Up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Basic event, smart event, linkage, perimeter protection

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: One image that presents all the scenes covered by the camera; effcient H.265+ compression technology; clear imaging against strong back light due to 130 dB WDR technology; focus on human and vehicle classification based on deep learning; active strobe light and audio alarm to warn intruders off; water and dust resistant (IP67).

Variations in range:

• Supplement white light up to 40 m; Support audio and environment noise filtering; 12 V DC ± 25%, 0,79 A, max. 9,5 W; PoE: 802.3af, max. 10,5 W

Contact: Jade Wang

Tel: +27 60 441 3111

[email protected]



Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Camera name: DS-2SF8C425MXS-DL(14F1)(P3)

Maximum resolution: High-quality imaging with 4 MP resolution for both bullet channel and PTZ channel.

Lighting Capabilities: 24/7 colour imaging and excellent low-light performance with DarkFighter technology.

Onboard storage: Up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Alarm linkage, smart linkage, basic event, smart event, smart tracking, multi-target-type detection (deep learning function).

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: Captures a large area and great details at the same time; secures an expansive area with 25x optical zoom and 16x digital zoom; bullet channel tilt adjustable from 7° to 17°; expansive night view with up to 30 m white light distance and 300 m IR distance; water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10).

Variations in range:

• One RJ45 100 Mbps self-adaptive Ethernet port; alarm seven input(s), two output(s); audio one input (line in); one RS-485 (half-duplex, HIKVISION, Pelco-P, Pelco-D, self-adaptive); water and dust resistant (IP67) and vandal resistant (IK10)

Contact: Jade Wang

Tel: +27 60 441 3111

[email protected]



Category: IP

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Supplier(s): Regal Distributors SA

Camera name: TandemVu DS-2SE7C432MW-AEB(14F1)(P3)

Maximum resolution: Bullet camera: 2560 × 1440; PTZ camera: 2560 × 1440

Lighting Capabilities: Bullet camera: white light @ 30 m; PTZ camera: IR @ 200 m

Onboard storage: Support Micro SD/Micro SDHC/Micro SDXC, up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Bullet and PTZ cameras: intrusion detection, line crossing detection, region entrance detection, region exiting detection, audio exception detection.

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The Hikvision 7-inch 4 MP 32x colour, IR, network speed dome uses the 1/2,8-inch progressive scan CMOS chip. With the 32× optical zoom lens, the camera offers more detail over expansive areas.

Variations in range:

• 2 MP, 4 MP and 4K (8 MP) with IR from 200 m up to 300 m.

Contact: Etienne Rheder

Tel: +27 11 553 3300

[email protected]



Category: Thermal

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Supplier(s): ADI Global Distribution, Pinnsec, Regal Distributors SA, Sensor Security Systems

Camera name: DS-2TD2617-10/PA

Maximum resolution: Thermal channel: 160 x 120; Optical channel: 2688 x 1520

Lighting Capabilities: Colour: 0,0176 lux @ (F2.25, AGC on); B/W: 0,0035 lux @(F2.25, AGC on)

Software provided with camera: Hik-Central

Onboard storage: microSD/SDHC/SDXC card, up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Line crossing, intrusion, region entrance, region exit, eight VCA rules in total. Temperature measurement:10 points, 10 areas, one line.

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The DS-2TD2617-10/PA features behaviour analysis based on a deep learning algorithm, a temperature exception alarm and fire detection algorithm. It has image processing technology for linear, histogram and self-adaptive thermal AGC modes, DDE and 3D DNR.

Variations in range:

• 3 mm, 6 mm, 10 mm options, bullet and turret appearance options

Contact: Jade Wang

Tel: +27 60 441 3111

[email protected]



Category: Solar

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Supplier(s): Regal Distributors SA

Camera name: 4G Solar Camera – DS-2XS2T41G0-ID/4G/C04S05

Maximum resolution: 2688 × 1520 (4 MP) @ 12,5 fps

Lighting Capabilities: Performance mode: up to 30 m; proactive mode: up to 10 m

Software provided with camera: Works with Hik-Central software and the Hik-Connect app

Onboard storage: Built-in memory card slot (microSD/SDHC/SDXC/TF), up to 256 GB

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Detects human bodies through passive infrared (PIR) which is sensitive to body temperature. Real-time security via built-in two-way audio.

Description: This is a 4 MP security camera with built-in solar panel.

Variations in range:

• 4 MP (2,8, 4, 6, 8 and 12 mm) lens options

Contact: Etienne Rheder

Tel: +27 11 553 3300

[email protected]



Category: Solar

Brand/Range name: Hikvision

Supplier(s): Regal Distributors SA

Camera name: 4K ColorVu 4G Solar Camera – DS-2XS6A87G1-L/C32S80

Maximum resolution: 3840 × 2160 (8 MP) @ 12,5 fps

Lighting Capabilities: White light up to 30 m

Software provided with camera: Works with Hik-Central software and Hik-Connect app

Onboard storage: Support microSD card, up to 256 GB; Built-in 64 GB eMMC storage

Onboard intelligence/analytics: Focuses on human and vehicle target classification, based on deep learning

ONVIF conformant: Yes

Description: The 4K ColorVu 4G Fixed Bullet Solar Powered Network Camera comes with an 80 W photovoltaic panel and a 30 Ah chargeable lithium battery.

Variations in range:

• 4K (2,8 and 4 mm) lens options

Contact: Etienne Rheder

Tel: +27 11 553 3300

[email protected]





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