Bosch FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera

Bosch FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera

Bosch FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera

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Bosch FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera

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  • 1Description

The FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera from Bosch is the ultimate solution for virtually any indoor or outdoor surveillance application. This vandal-resistant dome camera uses a high-performance 960H 1/3” CCD sensor with a resolution of 720TVL. The sensor, the high dynamic range engine, and the advanced image processing technology combine to provide a detailed image with outstanding accuracy in color reproduction even under harsh lighting conditions. True day/night performance ensures high image quality possible at any time, day or night. The camera is easy to install and ready to use, and offers the best solution for demanding scene conditions.

The cast-aluminum housing, polycarbonate dome, and hardened inner liner can withstand the equivalent of 120 lb of force. The enclosure contains the full-featured camera and integral varifocal lens. Great for outdoor use, the camera is protected against water and dust to IP66 and NEMA Type 4X standards. The camera enclosure provides the extra protection necessary for applications such as schools, banks, prisons, parking garages, retail, and industrial buildings.

Installation is quick and easy, as the camera comes completely assembled and ready to use. Using the proprietary pan/tilt/rotation mechanism, installers can select the exact field of view. Mounting options are numerous, including surface, 4S (USA), wall, corner, and suspended ceiling. The compact, sleek design and virtually flush-mount appearance complements any decor. The camera is supplied ready-to-operate. Six distinct pre-programmed operational modes are stored in the camera so you can recall the mode that suits your application for an optimized performance.

Detail in Extreme Lighting
In harsh lighting, the difference between the brightest and the darkest parts of a scene can be extreme. To produce a clear picture in these conditions, the CCD sensor in the camera generates 2 images; one long exposure to resolve details in the scene's darkest areas, and one short exposure to resolve details in the scene's brightest areas. The advanced image processing technology in the camera combines these dual shutter images, mixing pixels from each exposure to produce the most detailed image possible. The superior wide dynamic range for all lighting conditions reveals details previously unseen.
Day/Night Mode
The day/night mode provides enhanced night viewing by increasing the IR sensitivity. The IR filter can switch from color to monochrome automatically by either sensing the illumination level or via the alarm input. The filter can be switched manually via the alarm input, through the camera menu or via the Bilinx coaxial control interface. An internal through-the-lens IR detector enhances the monochrome mode stability, as it prevents reverting to the color mode when IR illumination is dominant. IR contrast is also measured and used to handle reflected IR light in outdoor scenes.
Ease of Installation
The lens wizard helps focus the lens at the maximum opening to ensure proper back-focus is maintained throughout the 24-hour cycle. No special tools or filters are required. Six independent, pre-programmed operating modes support typical applications, but are fully programmable for individual situations. Switching between modes is easy via Bilinx or the external alarm input. Several other features like video BNC and power connectors on flying leads, built-in test pattern generator to produce signals to test and fault-find cables, multi-language On-Screen Display (OSD), and high-efficiency power supply to improve maximum operating temperature, make installation easy. Cable compensation is used to avoid the need for amplifiers in long distance coaxial connections up to 3000'. It can prevent image quality degradation caused by signal losses from long cable lengths.
Bilinx Technology
Bilinx is a bidirectional communication capability embedded in the video signal of this camera. Installers can check status, change camera settings, and even update firmware from virtually anywhere along the video cable. Bilinx reduces service and installation time, provides for more accurate set-up and adjustment, and improves overall performance. In addition, Bilinx uses the standard video cable to transmit alarm and status messages, providing superior performance without additional installation steps.
Great Picture Performance
There are many settings available to help fine-tune the picture performance to match your installation environment. These include Smart BLC that automatically and dynamically compensates for strong backlight, Peak White Invert that reduces glare from highlight areas, contrast and sharpness that enhances details in bright or misty scenes, SensUp that dramatically enhances sensitivity by a factor of 10, default shutter to improve the motion performance in auto exposure mode, and dynamic noise reduction to reduce noise in the picture.
Privacy Masking
Fifteen different privacy zones allow specific parts of a scene to be blocked. Pre-program any part of the scene to be masked.
Video Motion Detection
The built-in video motion detector allows you to select 4 programmable areas with sensitivity thresholds. When motion is detected, alarms can be displayed in the video signal, and the output relay can be closed or an alarm message can be transmitted via Bilinx.
With this dome camera, there is no compromise between scene coverage and aesthetics of the camera. The 2.8 to 10.5mm lens is useful for a wide coverage.
Typical applications
Entrance foyer/lobby with glass
Warehouses and loading bays
Prisons and correctional facilities
Airport locations including baggage handling, fuel and equipment storage
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Bosch FLEXIDOME 5000 18 to 55mm 960H Indoor/Outdoor Surveillance Camera
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    Sensitivity 3200K, scene reflectivity 89%, transmission 68%, F1.5
    Full Video (100 IRE): 1.1 lux (0.102 fc)
    Usable Picture (50 IRE): 0.2 lux (0.0186 fc)
    Usable Picture (30 IRE): 0.09 lux (0.000836 fc)

    Color + SensUp 10x
    Full Video (100 IRE): 0.11 lux (0.0102 fc)
    Usable Picture (50 IRE): 0.02 lux (0.00186 fc)
    Usable Picture (30 IRE): 0.009 lux (0.0000836 fc)

    Full Video (100 IRE): 0.5 lux (0.0465 fc)
    Usable Picture (50 IRE): 0.09 lux (0.00836 fc)
    Usable Picture (30 IRE): 0.05 lux (0.00465 fc)

    Monochrome SensUp 10x
    Full Video (100 IRE): 0.05 lux (0.00465 fc)
    Usable Picture (50 IRE): 0.009 lux (0.000836 fc)
    Usable Picture (30 IRE): 0.005 lux (0.000465 fc)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio >54 dB
    Video Output Composite video 1 Vpp, 75 Ω
    Synchronization Internal, Line lock
    Shutter Auto (1/50 [1/60] to 1/100,000) selectable, fixed, flickerless, default
    Sensitivity Adjustment Adjustable from Off up to 10x
    Day/Night Color, Mono, Auto
    Dynamic Engine XF-Dynamic, HDR, Smart BLC
    Dynamic Range 94 dB (WDR)
    AGC (Automatic Gain Control) On or Off (0 to 40 dB) selectable
    Peak White Invert On/Off
    White Balance ATW Indoor, ATW Outdoor, ATW hold, and Manual
    Contrast Enhancement Low, Medium, High
    Sharpness Sharpness enhancement level selectable
    Alarm Output VMD or Bilinx
    Cable Compensation Up to 3,000' (914 m) coax without external amplifiers (automatic set-up in combination with Bilinx coaxial communication)
    Camera ID 17-character editable string, position selectable
    Test Pattern Generator Color Bar, Raster, Impulse, Cross Impulse, Cross Hatch
    Modes 6 preset programmable modes
    Video Motion Detection 4 areas, fully programmable
    Privacy Masking 15 independent areas, fully programmable
    Zoom Electronic: Up to 16x
    Digital Image Stabilizer On/Off
    Controls OSD with soft-key operation
    OSD Language English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Russian
    Varifocal Manual zoom and focus adjustment
    Iris Control Automatic
    Viewing Angle 14.6 x 10.9º (H x V)
    Tele: 5.6º x 4.2º (H x V)
    Image Sensor 960H, 1/3" DS CCD, sensor resolution 720TVL, WDR dual shutter
    System NTSC
    Total Pixels (H x V) 1020 x 508 (NTSC)
    Effective Pixels (H x V) 976 x 494 (NTSC)
    Adjustment Range 360º pan, 90º tilt, ±90º azimuth
    Bubble Dome: Polycarbonate, clear with UV-blocking anti-scratch coating
    Trim Ring Aluminum
    Mounting Flush on hollow surface with 3 screws in a 4S electrical box
    Rated Voltage 12 VDC / 24 VAC
    Frequency 50 Hz (Rated)
    Power Consumption 360 mA (12 VDC), 700 mA with heater on
    330 mA (24 VAC), 650 mA with heater on
    Operating Temperature With Heater On: -58 to 131ºF (-50 to 55ºC)
    With Heater Off: -22 to 131ºF (-30 to 55ºC)
    Storage Temperature -67 to 158ºF (-55 to 70ºC)
    Operating Humidity 5 to 93% relative humidity
    Storage Humidity Up to 98% relative humidity
    Impact Protection IEC 60068-2-75 test Eh, 50 J
    EN 50102, exceeding IK 10
    Water/Dust Protection IP66 and NEMA Type‑4X
    Without Mount (W x H): 6.22 x 5.14" (15.79 x 3.05 cm)
    Weight 1.6 lb (0.7 kg)

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