To get to the zoom and focus wands, remove the black plastic cover and tilt the lens down and the wands are in the back, easy to reach and adjust.
The IR LEDs are not partially blocked like they are on the mini dome, something that required a larger form factor to accomplish. This is what the web interface looks like when you first log in.
I turned off camera name (Display Name) for my purposes but you here you can put the location name, like Driveway, Backyard, Office, etc.
In order to take advantage of it, you need to cut the Ethernet plug, slip the weatherproof connector through and then crimp on a new RJ45 plug.
This may seem like extra work, but it provides the smallest weatherproof adapter I’ve seen, meaning a smaller hole.
Overall, this is an impressive camera with very good image quality and very good low light performance, well-organized menus and smaller than some of it’s competition but larger than their mini dome.
This is a typical dome with a pigtail with a power and Ethernet jack that comes out the back of the camera plus it has a separate pigtail for alarm and audio.
It’s a full 3-Axis dome, has a micro SD card slot with in-camera playback, two-way audio, alarm inputs but also has a nice wide range varifocal lens from a very wide 2.8mm to a good telephoto 12mm.
Although it costs a little more than it’s little brother, it’s a far better camera in many respects.The speaker volume control in the lower left, the microphone on/off icon in the lower right.As with the other Hikvision cameras I’ve reviewed, the IP address comes from the factory set to 188.8.131.52.Much easier to work with in all regards and better made and designed than the mini dome.Here’s an inside look at the camera, you can see the extra pigtail here for the alarm input as well as the 2 way audio wires.To make the install clean, you’ll need to drill a whole about 1″ diameter to slip the jack inside.