Dahua Cameras Frequently Asked Questions – CTC Communications Skip to content

Frequently Asked Questions | Dahua Surveillance Cameras

Hikvision and Dahua are two of the most popular IP camera brands. Hikvision is the world leader in IP cameras with a global market share of 17% forecast in 2017, Dahua comes in second with a forecast of 5.5%. Both systems are very easy to install, especially PoE solutions which almost plug and play.

The 8MP Turret Camera is the most popular Dahua security camera.

8MP Ultra High definition lens with night vision to 30 metres

Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd.is a partially state-owned publicly traded company based in Binjiang District, Hangzhou, which sells video surveillance products and services. It was founded and controlled by Fu Liquan (傅利泉).Dahua Technology has more than 18,000 employees all over the world.

No Dahua security cameras are not Banned in Australia, despite concerns from the Australian Government.

Dahua offers a wide range of surveillance cameras, including dome cameras, bullet cameras, PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) cameras, fisheye cameras, thermal cameras, and more. These cameras come in various resolutions, features, and form factors to suit different surveillance needs.

Dahua cameras typically feature high-definition resolution, infrared night vision capabilities, wide dynamic range (WDR) for capturing clear images in varying lighting conditions, smart analytics for advanced detection and tracking, weatherproof and vandal-resistant designs for outdoor use, and remote viewing and management through mobile apps or web interfaces.

Smart H.265+ is an advanced video compression technology developed by Dahua that significantly reduces video file sizes without sacrificing image quality. This allows for more efficient storage and bandwidth usage in surveillance systems.

Yes, Dahua cameras are designed to be compatible with a wide range of third-party security systems and platforms, including video management software (VMS), access control systems, alarm systems, intercom systems, and home automation systems. Integration can often be achieved using standard protocols such as ONVIF.

Dahua takes security seriously and regularly releases firmware updates to address potential vulnerabilities. Users are encouraged to keep their cameras' firmware up to date and follow best practices for securing their surveillance systems, such as using strong passwords, disabling unused features, and isolating cameras on separate network segments.

Dahua typically offers a limited warranty on their products, covering manufacturing defects for a certain period of 3 Years.

Dahua is committed to compliance with privacy regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable laws. Their cameras offer features such as privacy masking and encryption to help users protect sensitive information and comply with privacy requirements.

Yes, Dahua offers cameras specifically designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Outdoor cameras are typically weatherproof and built to withstand harsh environmental conditions such as rain, snow, and dust, making them suitable for outdoor surveillance applications.

View All

Dahua Cameras Frequently Asked Questions