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Watec WAT-232S Low-Light Day/Night Camera (PAL)

B&H # WAT232S Mfr # WAT-232S/PAL
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

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This item is usually Drop Shipped from the MFR/Distributor within 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of placing the order with the MFR.
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You Pay: $873.95
Product Highlights
  • Ideal for 24-Hour Surveillance
  • 1/3" Interline CCD Image Sensor
  • Resolution More than 540 TVL
  • Minimum Illumination of 0.02 Lux
  • Backlight Compensation
  • Auto White Balance
  • 12 VDC Power

The Watec WAT-232S Low-Light Day/Night Camera, coupled with low-light sensitivity, delivers excellent image quality required for demanding 24-hour security environments. In addition, it produces clear images even in areas with a minimum illumination of 0.02 lux, making it ideal for night surveillance. Thanks to its 1/3" interline CCD image sensor, the camera can capture images at resolution more than 540 TVL.

Advanced features such as Backlight Compensation and Auto White Balance ensure clear images despite changes in the lighting conditions. The back focus ring lets you easily adjust the back ring to accommodate various lenses for optimum utilization of the camera. Plus, the security camera features an external trigger input for activating image capture via an external device.

1/3" interline CCD image sensor produces images at a resolution more than 540 TVL (center)
Backlight Compensation detects bright highlights and masks them out in order to reveal detailed imagery
Auto White Balance function continuously tracks color temperatures to ensure that accurate color is maintained under different lighting sources
Operates well even in a minimum illumination of 0.02 lux for surveillance in dark areas
Incorporates back focus ring and external trigger input
Allows you to externally adjust functions
Operates on 12 VDC power
Signal System PAL
Image Sensor 1/3" interline transfer CCD image sensor
Total Pixels (H x V) 795 x 596
Effective Pixels (H x V) 752 x 582
Unit Cell Size 6.5 × 6.25 um (H x V)
Imaging System Ye, Cy, Mg, and G complementary color mosaic filters on chip
Scanning System 2:1 interlace
Synchronizing System Internal
Video Output Composite: Y/C: 1.0Vp-p, 75 ohm unbalanced
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.02 lux. F1.2
Monochrome: 0.002 lux, F1.2
Horizontal Resolution More than 540 TVL
Gamma Correction 0.45
S/N Ratio More than 50 dB (AGC=0dB, y=1.0)
AGC (Automatic Gain Control) 8 to 36 dB
AE Mode Fixed: 1/50, 1/120 sec
1/250, 1/150, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000 sec
EI: 1/50 to 1/100,000 sec
Flicker suppress: 1/50 to 1/100,000 sec
White Balance ATW (color rolling less), PWB
Day/Night Auto (level selectable) / external
Gamma Characteristics 0.45
Video Level 100/75 IRE
Iris Video / DC (EIAJ arrangement, auto-select)
Back Light Compensation On / off
Power Supply DC+12V ±10%
Power Consumption 2.04 W (170 mA)
Operating Temperature Without condensation: 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature Without condensation: -22 to 158°F (-30 to 70°C)
Humidity Operating / Storage: Less than 95% RH
Lens Mount CS mount (back focus adjustable)
Dimensions 2.1 x 1.6" (54 x 42 mm)
Weight Approx 5.2 oz. (150 g)
Watec WAT-232S Low-Light Day/Night Camera (PAL)
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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