Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC)

Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC)

Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC)

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Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC)

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Product Highlights

  • 1.3 MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor
  • Auto Back Focus / UniPhier LSI Chip
  • HD Resolution of 1,280 x 960 at 30 fps
  • Adaptive Black Stretch
  • 3D-Digital Noise Reduction
  • Face Wide Dynamic Range
  • Sensitivity of 0.05 lux (B&W) at F1.4
  • Privacy Masking (Up to 2 Zones)
  • Video Motion Detection (4 Areas)
  • Power over Ethernet / IEEE 802.3af
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  • 1Description
The Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC) offers high-quality 24-hour video surveillance in both day and night lighting conditions. The UniPhier LSI chip allows the network camera to simultaneously stream real-time imagery in H.264 and JPEG formats at a resolution of 1280 x 960 at 30 fps.

Designed for day/night surveillance, the camera captures clear images even in locations with a minimum illumination of 0.05 lux (B&W) at F/1.4 (wide). The Auto Back Focus (ABF) feature automatically adjusts the cameras CCD position when changing from color to B&W mode to ensure optimal focus and sharp images. Advanced imaging features such as Adaptive Black Stretch and Wide Dynamic Range make the WV-SP306 camera suitable for installation in buses, trains, subways, ambulances, taxis and armored cars, where detailed images are required.

Enabled with Digital Noise Reduction (3D-DNR), the camera removes signals that could result in grainy images. The face detection function allows precise capturing of face images. Alarm sources including 1 terminal input, VMD and Panasonic alarm command can trigger actions such as SD/SDHC memory recording, FTP image transfer, e-mail notification, Indication on browser, Alarm terminal output, and Panasonic protocol output. Furthermore, the user-friendly GUI allows images from 16 cameras to be displayed in 4 different Quad screens or as JPEG images in a 16-split screen. Being Power over Ethernet (PoE) compliant, the camera can be installed almost anywhere and not only near a power supply.
1.3 MP high-sensitivity MOS sensor delivers 720p HD images up to 30 fps
Full frame (up to 30 fps) transmission at resolutions of up to 1280 x 960 in NTSC format
Wide Dynamic Range and Adaptive Black Stretch technologies deliver 128x wider dynamic range
Progressive Scan ensures clear images with minimal blur even when the object is in motion
Auto Back Focus automatically adjusts the cameras CCD position when changing from color to B&W mode to ensure optimal focus and sharp images
High sensitivity with simple day & night (Electrical) function: 0.3 lux (color), 0.05 lux (B&W) at F1.4
Full-duplex bi-directional audio allows interactive communication between camera and the monitoring site
Multiple video streams can be provided simultaneously either in full frame rate or individually optimized for different quality needs and bandwidth constraints
H.264 / MPEG-4 images can be transmitted over HTTP protocol
Browser controlled digital zoom allows magnification of real-time images
Privacy masking to protect up to 2 private areas, such as entrances and exits
Integration 3D-digital noise reduction delivers clear images by removing signals that could result in video noise (grainy images)
Power over Ethernet (PoE) compatible means the camera can be installed almost anywhere and not necessarily close to a power supply
High-quality JPEG images can be captured when an alarm is triggered
SD/SDHC memory card slot can be used to archive data or as backup in case of network failure
In the Box
Panasonic WV-SP306 HD True Day/Night Auto Back Focus Camera (NTSC)
  • CD-ROM
  • Installation Guide
  • Code Label
  • Power Cable Plug
  • Safety Wire Plate for Ceiling
  • Safety Wire Lug for Wall
  • 2 x Wire Lug Fixing Screws (M2.5 x 8)
  • 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Image Sensor 1/3" MOS sensor
    Effective Pixels 1.3 MP
    Scanning Mode Progressive scan
    Scanning Area 4.8 x 3.6 mm
    Minimum Illumination Color: 0.3 lux, B&W: 0.05 lux at F 1.4 (Shutter: 1/30 s, AGC: High)
    Color: 0.019 lux, B&W: 0.003 lux at F 1.4 (Shutter: 16/30 s, AGC: High)
    White Balance AWC (2,000 to 10,000 K), ATW1 (2,700 to 6,000 K), ATW2 (2,000 to 6,000 K)
    Light Control Mode Outdoor : Automatic integration of ALC and ELC Indoor [50 Hz]: Automatic integration of ALC and ELC (up to 1/100 s)
    Indoor [60 Hz]: Automatic integration of ALC and ELC (up to 1/120 s) ELC: (up to 1/10,000 s)
    Shutter Speed Fix shutter: Off (1/30), 3/100, 3/120, 2/100, 2/120, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10,000
    Wide Dynamic Range On / Off
    Face Wide Dynamic Range On / Off (Only at Super Dynamic: On)
    Adaptive Black Stretch On / Off (Only at Wide Dynamic Range: Off)
    Automatic Gain Control On (low, mid, high) / Off
    Electronic Sensitivity UP Off/ Auto (Max. 2 x (2/30 s), 4 x (4/30 s), 6 x (6/30 s), 10 x (10/30 s), 16 x (16/30 s))
    Black and White Mode Mode: Auto 1 / Auto 2 / On / Off, Level: High / Low, with external control
    Digital Noise Reduction (DNR) High / Low
    Video Motion Detection 4 areas , Sensitivity: 15 steps, Detection size: 10 steps
    Privacy Zone Up to 2 zones, Gray
    Camera Title (OSD) Up to 16 alphanumeric characters
    Back Focus Adjustment ABF / Manual, ABF mode upon Color / B&W switching: Auto / Preset / Fix
    Browser GUI
    Camera Control Brightness, AUX On / Off
    Display Mode Spot, Quad: Image from 16 cameras can be displayed in 4 different Quad screens or 16 split screen (JPEG only). 20 characters camera title available
    Digital Zoom 1x, 2x, 4x controlled by browser GUI
    Camera Titles Up to 20 alphanumeric characters
    Clock Display Time: 12H / 24H
    Date: 5 formats on the browser, Summer time (Manual)
    Alarm Control Reset
    One Shot Capture A still picture will be displayed on a newly opened window
    Audio Mic (Line) Input: On / Off
    Volume adjustment: Low / Middle / High
    Audio Output: On / Off
    Volume adjustment: Low / Middle / High
    SD Memory Data Download Still or motion images recorded in the SDHC/SD memory card can be downloaded
    GUI/Setup Menu Language NTSC: English,French (Installation required for French)
    System Log Up to 100 (Internal)
    Up to 4000 (SD/SDHC memory when the recording format is set to JPEG) error logs
    Supported OS Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 bit/32 bit
    Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1 32 bit
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
    The language of the OS must be same as selected GUI language.
    Supported Web Browsers Windows Internet Explorer 8.0 32 bit (Microsoft Windows 7 64 bit/32 bit),
    Windows Internet Explorer 7.0 (Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1 32 bit),
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP3(Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3)
    Network I/F 10Base-T / 100Base-TX, RJ-45 connector
    Image Resolution Aspect ratio (4:3)
    H.264: 1,280 × 960 / VGA (640 × 480) / QVGA (320 × 240), up to 30 fps
    MPEG-4: VGA (640 × 480) / QVGA (320 × 240), up to 30 fps
    JPEG: 1,280 × 960 / VGA (640 × 480) / QVGA (320 × 240), up to 30 fps
    Aspect ratio (16:9)
    H.264: 1,280 × 720 / 640 × 360 / 320 × 180, up to 30 fps
    JPEG: 1,280 × 720 / 640 × 360 / 320 × 180, up to 30 fps
    H.264/MPEG4 Encoding Engine
    Transmission mode Constant bitrate / Framerate priority
    Frame Rate NTSC: 1 / 3 / 5 / 7.5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 30 fps
    Bit Rate/Client 64 / 128 / 256 / 384 / 512 / 768 / 1024 / 1536 / 2048 / 3072 / 4096 / 8192* kbps / Unlimited

    * H.264 mode only

    Image Quality Low / Normal / Fine
    Refresh Interval 0.1 to 30 fps
    Transmission Types Unicast / Multicast
    JPEG Image Quality: 10 steps
    Transmission Type: Pull / Push
    Audio Compression G.726 (ADPCM) 32 / 16 kbps
    Audio Mode Off / Mic (Line) input / Audio output / Interactive (Half duplex) / Interactive (Full duplex)
    Authentication for Audio Level 1 only / Level 2 higher / All users
    Total Bit Rate 64 / 128 / 256 / 384 / 512 / 768 / 1024 / 2048 / 4096 / 8192 kbps / Unlimited
    Supported Protocols IPv6: TCP/IP, UDP/IP, HTTP, RTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NTP, SNMP
    FTP Client Alarm image transfer, Periodic image transfer, Active/Passive selectable

    If FTP transmission fails, backup on an optional SDHC/SD memory card is available

    Maximum Concurrent Access Number 14
    Memory Card H.264 recording: Manual REC / Alarm REC (Pre/Post) / Schedule REC
    JPEG recording: Manual REC / Alarm REC (Post) / Backup upon network failure
    Compatible SD (SDHC) card: Panasonic 256, 512 MB, 1, 2, 4*, 8*, 16*, 32 GB*

    * SDHC card

    Face Detection On / Off (with XML notification)
    Alarm Source 1 terminal input, VMD, Command alarm
    Alarm Actions SDHC/SD memory recording, E-mail notification, Alarm terminal output, Indication on browser, FTP image transfer, Panasonic protocol output
    Alarm Log With SDHC/SD memory card: 5000 logs
    Without SDHC/SD memory card: 1000 logs
    Schedule Setting Alarm / VMD / Access permission
    Monitor Output NTSC: 1.0 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, RCA Jack
    Microphone/Line Input MIC IN and Line IN are selectable ø3.5 mm stereo mini jack (monaural input)
    (Applicable microphone: Plug-in power type), Supply voltage: 2.5 V ±0.5 V, Input impedance: approximately 2 kΩ
    Audio Output ø3.5 mm stereo mini jack (monaural output) Line level
    External I/O Terminals Alarm In / Day / Night In, Alarm Out, AUX Out
    Safety/EMC Standard NTSC: UL (UL60065), FCC (Part15 ClassA),C-UL (CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60065),DOC (ICES003 ClassA)
    Power Source and Consumption 12 VDC: 270 mA, PoE (IEEE 802.3af): 4.4 W
    Operating Temperature -14 to 122 °F (-10 to +50 °C)
    Humidity: 90 % or less (without condensation)
    Dimensions (WxHxL) 2.93 x 2.56 x 5.18" (75 x 65 x 132.5 mm)
    Weight 0.90 lb (410 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 6.1 x 4.6"

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