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Hikvision SmartIP 2.0 Cameras

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Keoni Granger

Hikvision SmartIP 2.0 Cameras
Release date: 2015 - Present Day
Camera types: Darkfighter Cameras, Lightfighter Cameras, Smart Cameras, ANPR Cameras

The Hikvision Smart IP 2.0 family of cameras (formerly known as 4-line) were first released in 2015 but the family continues to be updated with new cameras.
It includes a range of cameras with a range of capabilities including:
  • Box Cameras
  • Indoor Dome Cameras
  • Outdoor Dome Cameras
  • Bullet Cameras
  • Darkfighter Cameras
  • Lightfighter Cameras
  • 6MP Cameras
  • 4K Cameras
  • ANPR Cameras
  • Smart Cameras
In this thread you'll be able to find:
  1. The key features of this family
  2. Links to the product pages of the models we offer
  3. Where to find the most up to date firmware for your camera
Key Features
  • Vari-focal and Motorised Zoom Lenses -
    • This family consists of cameras with motorised zoom lenses
    • Box cameras are sold without a lens and will need to be purchased separately
  • H.264+/H.265/H.265+ Compression -
    • Newer releases will use H.265+
    • Hikvision literature states that H.265+ offers a 83.7% saving on bandwidth over H.264 and a 66.8% saving on bandwidth over H.265
    • 82.5% saving on storage over H.264 and a 66.4% saving on storage over H.265
    • Please see our write-up for more information on H.265+ video compression
    • You can also see our impressive results from a H.265+ codec test on our YouTube
  • EXIR LEDs (Selected models) -
    • IR LEDs that are effective up to 30m
    • EXIR (EXtended InfraRed) LEDs
    • No IR reflection or bleeding
    • Better IR coverage
    • Less heat and problems with insects or spiders
    • Take a look at our post explaining exactly what an EXIR camera is for more information
  • SD Card Slot -
    • Every model within this family features a built-in micro SD card slot
  • IP66/IP67 Rated Weatherproof Housing -
    • Newer models will use IP67 rated housing
    • IP66 = Able to protect against powerful water jets
    • IP67 = Able to protect against immersion up to 1m
    • For more information please see our video on Understanding IP & IK Ratings
  • IK10 Rated Vandal Resistant Housing (Selected models)-
    • IK10 = resists 20 joules of impact energy
  • Audio (selected models) -
    • Some cameras are available with
      • Two-way audio
      • Audio I/O
  • Up to 3 Streams -
    • Main stream/sub stream/third stream
    • Offers flexibility with bandwidth without sacrificing video quality
  • Smart Features (selected models) -
    • 6 behaviour analyses, 1 exception detection and 1 recognition
    • Smart recording: Support edge recording and dual-VCA
    • Smart encoding: Support low but rate, low latency, ROI encoding
  • Alarm Triggers (Selected models) -
    • Motion detection
    • Video tampering
    • network disconnect
    • IP address conflict
    • HDD full
    • HDD error
    • Illegal login
  • Behaviour Analysis (Selected models) -
    • Line crossing detection
    • Intrusion detection
    • Unattended baggage detection
    • Object removal detection
    • Region entrance detection
    • Region exiting detection
  • Low Light Image Improvement (Darkfighter models only) -
    • 0.002 lux in colour/0.0002 Lux in black and white
    • Uses a range of enhancing features to improve images in dimly lit environments:
      • Back light compensation (BLC)
      • Highlight compensation (HLC)
      • 3D digital noise reduction (3D DNR)
      • Defog
      • Electronic image stabilization (EIS)
      • 120dB wide dynamic range (WDR)
  • Excessive/Back Lit Image Improvement (Lightfighter models only) -
    • Back light compensation (BLC)
    • Highlight compensation (HLC)
    • 3D digital noise reduction (3D DNR)
    • Defog
    • Region of Interest (ROI)
    • 140dB wide dynamic range (WDR)
  • PoE or Power Supply -
    • Every camera has the option to be powered by either PoE or a 12VDC PSU
    • PoE offers a simple solution which allows power and data to be carried down one network cable
  • Mounting Options -
    • A variety of mounting options available -
      • Wall mount arms
      • Junction boxes
      • Inclined mounts
      • Pole mounts
      • Corner mounts
  • ANPR Capabilities (ANPR cameras only - DS-2CD4A26FWD-IZS/P) -
    • Supports European, Russian, American, Asia-Pacific, African and Middle Eastern number plates
    • In Europe the capture rate exceeds 99% and the recognition rate exceeds 98%
In our Web Shop (Some products may now be End of Life)

Smart Darkfighter Domes -
Smart Lightfighter Domes -
Smart Domes -

Smart Darkfighter Bullets -
Smart Lightfighter Bullets -
Smart Bullets -

Finding Firmware
These SmartIP 2.0 cameras use firmware from the H0, R1, R3, R4 and R7 platforms.
To find the latest firmware for your camera please see our thread on finding the latest Hikvision firmware for your camera.

If you have any questions, please let us know :D
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