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Watec WAT-221S 1/2" Ultra Compact Color Camera

B&H # WA221SNTSC Mfr # TSC-221S NTSC
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You Pay: $629.95
Product Highlights
  • 1/2" Color CCD
  • 450 Lines
  • 0.1 Lux
  • BNC & S-Video Ports
  • Auto Iris
  • Ultra Compact & Lightweight

The Watec WAT-221S is an ultra compact, high performance CCTV camera capable of producing and maintaining the level of image quality expected in demanding 24-hour security environments. This is achieved through the use of a 1/2" CCD along with a number of internal electronic controls and an auto iris function. These outstanding capabilities coupled with the camera's absolutely small size make it a particularly wise choice for applications requiring dependable yet minimally intrusive round-the-clock security monitoring.

Note! Lens sold separately (CS mount)

Ultra Compact & Lightweight Body
With a total length of about 2.5" and weighing less than 6 ounces, this is one of the smallest and lightest full featured CCTV box cameras available on the market.
Simultaneous BNC & S-Video Outputs
Video is simultaneously outputted through the camera's BNC and S-video ports. This will allow users to view live images on a monitor connected to the twist-lock BNC port and at the same time record images to a DVR/VCR using a high quality S-video connection.
Extreme Low Light Sensitivity
The combination of a 1/2" CCD, powerful picture controls and an auto iris function allow the camera to produce visible images in light levels as low as 0.1 lux.
Signal System NTSC
Image Sensor 1/2" Color IT CCD
Resolution BNC: 450 Lines
S-Video: 480 Lines
Number of Pixels 768 x 494
Lens Accepts CS mount lenses
Iris Operation Auto Video/DC
Minimum Illumination 0.1 Lux (F1.2)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >50dB
Controls Electronic Iris
Electronic shutter
White Balance
Gamma Correction
Back Light Compensation
Sync Internal
Video Output BNC x1
S-Video x1
Audio Output No
Motion Detection No
Alarm I/O No
Control Ports N/A
Power Requirements 12 VDC
Power Consumption 1.8W
Operating Temperature 14 - 104°F (-10 ~ +40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1.7 x 1.7 x 2.5" (44 x 42 x 64mm)
Weight 5.6 oz (160 g)
Watec WAT-221S 1/2" Ultra Compact Color Camera
  • 3-Year Warranty
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    Required item: A power supply is not included, and required to power and control this camera.

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    Lenses & Adapters

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    Required item: A lens is not included. Get the type of lens for the coverage you need.

    Tamron -  1/3" CS Mount 2.8-11mm f/1.4 DC Iris Lens
    • You Pay: $64.95


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    Cables & Cable Management

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    Housings & Brackets

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    Select the right mounting solution for your requirements.

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