looking for a specific purpose camera.

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  1. smenkhare

    smenkhare TPF Supporters Supporting Member

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    I'm hoping someone knows of a commercial of the shelf solution here.

    I'm looking for a camera that is
    light weight
    good zoom
    night vision function
    remotely operable.
    preferably have a wireless function but that isn't necessary.


    Cheers,
    Peter
     
  2. iflynething

    iflynething TPF Noob!

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    D3 with a 50mm 1.4 ste to 25,000 ISO. Should be able to se in the dark pretty well with that setup......maybe the lightweight part will be a problem

    ~Michael~
     
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    rufus5150 TPF Noob!

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    Falls a little short on the 'good zoom' too.
     
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    skieur TPF Noob!

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    More specifics are necessary. A minimal amount of light provided by LEDs for example would negate the reason for a night vision function. Video might meet the needs better than photography. It depends on what you are trying to do.

    skieur
     
  5. smenkhare

    smenkhare TPF Supporters Supporting Member

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    I considered video but I don't think it is quite suitable. Night vision is an essential criteria.

    sorry but I can't really go into details.
     
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    Helen B TPF Noob!

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    Could we narrow the possibilities down a little.

    What resolution do you require? What do you call 'lightweight'? What is your approximate budget? What level of illumination do you want it to work in? What image quality do you want in that illumination? Is monochrome OK? Does it have to be sensitive only to light, or can it be an IR camera? What do you mean by 'good zoom'? Do you want remote PTZ control?

    Best,
    Helen
     
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    JerryPH No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Why not? The more you tell us, the better the chances we can offer you a better selection!
     
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    jlykins TPF Noob!

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    It's for a secret mission for MI6.... sorry I had to
     
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    PatrickHMS TPF Noob!

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    If he tells you he'll have to "shoot" you.
     
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    laam999 TPF Noob!

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    LMAO!!! loved it!!

    Personally I think he's going to hide it in a friends shower....
     
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    ... so we can't really go into details of a solution, as Jerry said in a different way.

    Best,
    Helen
     
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    this screams stalker...
     

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