4ch custom stealth setup

Discussion in 'Multi-Channel Dash Cams' started by Altron2000, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. Altron2000

    Altron2000 New Member

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    I'm looking to do a 4 camera setup but still trying to narrow down the platform. I was all excited about extending 4 Mobius lenses then the devices to the glovebox. But soon realized the lens extension cables go no where near that length. Sigh...back to the drawing board.
    Requirements:
    1080p capabilities (720 ok)
    Motion detection, or always on
    Good low light it abilities (don't we all);)
    Remote lens on all 4 cameras
    Of course wide-angle lens on the front and back.
    Left and right waterproof 360/eyeball OR wide angle, fitted in the undercarriage of my Thule crossbars. Which are perfect mounts for a nice door ding video I can send to the assailant/ insurance company/lawn force meant.
    Can I just get one of those mobile DVR's on ebay and build from there??
     

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    Dashmellow Well-Known Member

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    Altron2000 New Member

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    sorry about that. and thank you!
     
  4. kandrey89

    kandrey89 Active Member

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    The AXIS F44 specs aren't good for quad channel, it's 15FPS only. I'm not sure what quad view 1080p means, whether it's 1080p with 4 streams in 1 resolution or 4 streams at 1080p each in separate files.
    Bitrates aren't listed, even average ones. Probably going to be way different anyway because they'd quote you surveillance of static walls and you'd drive up the bit rate because the scene is always changing.
    14W of power will only last 7 hours on 100Wh Li-ion battery bank, that's not powering the NAS which you'd want to use with SSD in order to store more video than the silly SD 256GB in 1080p with 4 concurrent streams. Maybe it's 18Mbit/s, that'd require 760GB for 24 hours to store 4 cameras. Personally, I'd want at least 2-3 days. That's $1500 in 4TB SSD plus NAS enclosure because that's what AXIS supports, NAS only, no direct drive.

    $550 for F44 main unit
    4x $300 for cameras
    $800 for Li-ion banks for 800Wh (2.5 days) plus $150 for distribution wires and charging equipment
    $1500 for SSD
    $200 for NAS enclosure
    $300 misc equipment like mounting hardware, tools and power to run in car
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    $4700 for 4 channel setup to run 2.5 days
     
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    kamkar1 Well-Known Member

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    /me make sound of old school cash register.
     
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