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Published on January 18th, 2016 | by Jack Eagle

A Quick Look and Review of the Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera Range

Introduction

Video Surveillance systems are fundamental in today’s society for security in businesses, homes, schools and many other locations. IP surveillance offers users greater scalability, remote accessibility and superior image quality, all at a cost effective price.

Ubiquiti Networks have released a series of unified IP video cameras. The three models, the UniFi Video Camera, UniFi Video Camera Dome and UniFi Video Camera Pro each offer specific benefits and features to a range of different applications. This write up will detail the key features of each model and look at the additional accessories and software available for the Ubiquiti UniFi Video Cameras.

The Models

Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera (UVC)

The UniFi Video Camera has infrared LEDs with an automatic IR cut filter. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use at both day and night, the UVC has a built in microphone and 720p recording capability at 30FPS.  The camera can be mounted on a ceiling, wall or pole. The UVC is available as both a single unit and a 3-pack.

 

Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera Dome (UVC-Dome)

The UniFi Video Camera Dome is ceiling mountable and is designed for indoor use at both day and night. It has a built in microphone and can record at 720p at 30FPS. The UVC-Dome also has infrared LEDs with an automatic IR cut filter. The UVC-Dome is available as both a single unit and a 3-pack.

 

Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera Pro (UVC-Pro)

The UniFi Video Camera Pro has full high definition 1080p recording through a 1/3″ Wide Dynamic Range sensor. With 3x optical zoom and resilient casing, the UVC-Pro is completely weatherproof. The Pro has infrared LEDs , a built in microphone, and can be mounted on a wall, pole or ceiling.

 

Ubiquiti NVR

The Ubiquiti NVR can be used in conjunction with the UniFi Video Cameras. With a 500GB hard drive, the NVR can store up to 1200 hours of 480p resolution footage or 400 hours at 720p.

 

The Software

The UniFi Video Software is pre-installed on the Ubiquiti NVR and can support deployment of up to 50 cameras. The software is accessible from a web browser and is packed with features that include customizable event recording, advanced analytics, multiple views and statistical reporting.

The UniFi Video software has mobile support and is plug and play.

The Bottom Line

The Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera range enables end users to install a low cost, feature rich and high scalable video surveillance system. With multiple models, each designed for different application scenarios, Ubiquiti have ensured that when combined with the Ubiquiti NVR and Video software, the UniFi Video Camera products combine to form an advanced, unified video surveillance management solution.

To compare the Ubiquiti UniFi Video Cameras, please see the comparison chart below.

Compare the Ubiquiti UniFi Video Range

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One Response to A Quick Look and Review of the Ubiquiti UniFi Video Camera Range

  1. Anthony says:

    To clarify, the UVC Pro does not have a built-in microphone. To record audio it requires a cable accessory connected to an external microphone.

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