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How to prevent IR reflection from a sunshade

Last update: October, 2022

This article describes how to prevent IR reflection on the image of a dome camera when a sunshade is installed.

Conditions: 

  • Dome camera with IR light on 
  • The following sunshade is installed on the camera: WV-QSR100-W / WV-QSR100-B / WV-QSR505-W / WV-QSR505-B
  • The TILT angle is 20 deg. or lower

Cause of IR reflection:

  • IR light reflects against the sunshade

Countermeasure:

  • Adjust the TILT angle to 30 deg. or higher

Test results under our environment:

Note: The dome cover is removed in the below pictures, for visibility purposes.