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VIDEO CAMERA RESOLUTION COMPARISONS

Old Technology Analog Cameras

<0.09MP / CIF 360 x 240px (Analog)

Standard resolution for mid-level analog CCTV equipment. 360 × 240 vertical lines.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). Analog camera at 35 meters
            gives no detail, highly pixelated image, and facial features are not recognisable

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). Analog camera at 
            15 meters gives no detail, highly pixelated image, and license plate number can not be read

Zoomed in


<0.56MP / 960H 960 x 582px (Hi-Resolution Analog)

Resolution used in higher-end analog CCTV equipment. 960 × 582 vertical lines.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). Hi-Resolution Analog 
            camera gives a little more detail, facial features still unclear

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). With 
              Hi-Resolution Analog at 15 meters the cars license plate is slighly clearer but still not readable

Zoomed in

Standard Digital IP Cameras

1.3MP/720p 1280 x 720px (Digital - IP Camera)

Also known as HD (High Definition) resolution. 1280 × 720 vertical pixels.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). 1.3MP Digital - IP 
            Camera gives a little more detail than previous cameras, facial features starting to become defined

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). With 
              1.3MP Digital - IP Camera at 15 meters the cars license plate is clearer, some of the characters can be made out

Zoomed in


2MP/1080p 1920 x 1080px (Digital - IP Camera)

Also known as Full HD (Full High Definition) resolution. 1920 × 1080 vertical pixels.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). 2MP Digital - IP 
            Camera gives enough detail for facial features to be seen

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). With 
              2MP Digital - IP Camera at 15 meters the cars license plate can be read

Zoomed in

AARC Systems Digital Cameras

3MP 2048 x 1536px (Digital - IP Camera AS-IPCE32)

Features optical zoom. 2048 × 1536 vertical pixels.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). 3MP Digital - IP 
            Camera gives enough detail for facial features to be seen

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). With 
              2MP Digital - IP Camera at 15 meters the cars license plate can easily be read

Zoomed in


4MP 2289 x 1712px (Digital - IP Camera AS-IPCC43M)

2688 × 1520 vertical pixels.

Distance: 35m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - person). 4MP Digital - IP 
            Camera gives enough detail for facial features to be seen

Zoomed in

Distance: 15m

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license plate). With 
              2MP Digital - IP Camera at 15 meters the cars license plate can easily be read

Zoomed in


3MP with Motorised Lens ƒ2.7~12MM (up to 4.4X Optical Zoom)

Digital IP Camera AS-IPC03212ML (2304 × 1296px)

Available only on our 3MP camera, 4.4X optical zoom allows you to zoom in for highly detailed recordings.

3MP @20m set at 1X Optical Zoom, no Digital Zoom

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license 
            plate). With 3 megapixel 1 times Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom at 20 meters the license plate is just readable

3MP @20 set at 1X Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom Combination

Note: Optical Zoom is preset to suit your individual requirements. It can not be altered after the image has been recorded. Digital Zoom can be changed after the image has been recorded to allow you to zoom in and see clearer detail.

3MP @20m set at 3X Optical Zoom (ƒ~9mm), no Digital Zoom

Demonstration of camera quality (close up - license 
            plate). A 3 megapixel camera with 3 times optical zoom and digital zoom combined at 20m show the license plate clearly and 
            it is immediately readable.

3MP @20m set at 3X Optical Zoom (ƒ~9mm) & Digital Zoom Combination