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Low light applications are the most challenging for IP camera system, When it’s dark there can be motion smearing and amplifier noise that degrades the image.
IP cameras (actually all cameras) handle the low light by opening the lens iris as much as possible. The better cameras also have adjustments such as amplifier gain, shutter time, and day/night mode, etc. But, what is the best IP camera for low light operation, and what are the right settings? This article provides guidelines for selecting the right camera and adjusting the image settings.