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Foscam FI8620 Wired H.264 Zoom IP Camera

B&H # FOFI8620 Mfr # FI8620
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Product Highlights
  • 1/4" Color CCD Sensor, 3.8 to 38mm Lens
  • D1 (720 x 576) Video, H.264 Compression
  • IP66 Dust and Water Resistant Housing
  • Supports Multi Level User Management
  • Control via Software,Browser,Smart Phone
  • Supports 4 Motion Detection Regions
  • Email/FTP Motion Detection Alerts
  • Dual Streaming Video Encoder
  • Automatic White Balance
  • User Adjustable Image Control

The Foscam I8620 Wired H.264 Outdoor IP Camera is an outdoor surveillance camera meant for home or business. It features a 1/4" CCD color sensor in a water and dust resistant housing with remote controlled 10x optical zoom, remote pan, and tilt. The sensor provides color images in daylight, and black and white images at night. The camera captures up to 576 TV lines of resolution, and the unit compresses the video using H.264 compression for streaming over a wired network. It features 360° of pan and 90° tilt. The camera can be controlled by downloadable software (Windows only) or by using a web browser interface, which allows you to remotely view and control the camera from anywhere you have an internet connection using a computer or smart phone.

The I8620 supports three password-protected levels of remote interaction, admin, user and guest, which allows you to let others monitor, while limiting their control. In addition to general motion detection with email notification, ftp upload of images and video recording, the camera features user definable motion detection regions. The user can define up to four areas of the video image to be monitored, and if motion is detected in one of the selected areas the camera can be triggered to send an email notification, upload an image, or start recording video.

The camera supports dual encoding/streaming, which allows you to select two different data rates for the video streams. This allows you to stream a lower resolution image over the internet for remote viewing, while at the same time recording a higher resolution image to a computer connected to the LAN. Admin level users can individually select the display resolution, frame rate, bit rate, key frame interval, bit rate control and image quality for each stream. The camera features auto white balance, backlight compensation and focus, and allows brightness, contrast, saturation are adjustable via the network . The camera mounts to a wall using the included hardware, or it can also be mounted to a ceiling by using available mounting hardware.


1/4" Color CCD Sensor with D1 resolution
3.8 to 38mm F:2.8 lens
Minimum illumination of 0.05 LUX in color and 0.001 LUX in black and White
H.264 Compression to .asf format
Auto settings: focus, white balance and backlight compensation
Adjustable settings: brightness, contrast, saturation and hue
Image flip: horizontal and vertical
Frame rates of 30/25, 20-1 in one frame increments
Two independent video streams
Resolution of stream 1: D1 (704 x 576), CIF (352 x 288), QCIF (176 X 144)
Resolution of stream 2: CIF (352 x 288), QCIF (176 x 144)

PTZ Functions

10x zoom
360 degrees of pan rotation
90 degrees of tilt


Monitor, control and record via internet from home or away
Supports: Admin, User and Guest password protected access levels for monitoring and control
Monitoring and control via internet browser for PC and MAC, iPhone, Android
Supports IE, Safari, Firefox, Google, and other standard web browsers
Supports smartphone (midp2.0) viewing
Supports both Static and Dynamic IP addresses

Motion Detection

Supports selecting up to 4 regions for motion detection
Motion detection can be set to trigger email, ftp upload, recording of video
The system can be scheduled to be always active, follow a weekly schedule, or a set time range

Protective Housing

IP66 rated housing protects against intrusion by dust and water spray
Optics Lens: 3.8 to 38mm, F:2.4
Sensor 1/4" Sony Color CCD
Auto Functions Focus, white balance, backlight compensation
Mirror Image Horizontal
SNR >60 db (AGC OFF)
Minimum Illumination Color: 0.05 Lux
B + W: 0.001 Lux
Resolutions and Frame Rates D1: 720 x 576
CIF: 352 x 288
QCIF: 176 x 144

30/25, 20 to 1 fps in one frame increments
PTZ Features
Pan & Tilt Range Pan: 360°
Tilt: 90°
Pan & Tilt Speed Pan: 1 to 250°/s
Tilt: 1 to 100°/s
Ethernet 10/100Mb/s
1 x RJ-45 connector
Supports Static and Dynamic IP address
Browser Compatibility IE, Firefox, Google, Safari
Protocol Support midp2.0 java viewing
Computer Requirements
OS Windows 2000, XP, Vista
CPU 2.0 GHz or above
3.0 GHz recommended
Memory 256MB or above
1GB recommended
Graphics Card 64MB or above
Power Requirements Power Source
12 VDC/ 2A

Temperature / Humidity Operating Temperature
-4 to 131°F (-20 to 55°C)

Operating Humidity
1- to 80% non-condensing

Storage Temperature
-4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)

Storage Humidity
0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions (L x W x H) 10.5 x 10 x 7.1" (267 x 254 x 180.3 mm)
Weight 4.3 lb (1.94 kg)
Foscam FI8620 Wired H.264 Zoom IP Camera
  • 12 Volt DC Power Supply
  • Software CD
  • Network Cable
  • Mounting
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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