Pelco Spectra HD Series S5230-ESG1 2MP 30x IP Clear Dome Camera with 4.3 to 129mm Varifocal Lens (Gray)

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Pelco Spectra HD Series S5230-ESG1 2MP 30x IP Clear Dome Camera with 4.3 to 129mm Varifocal Lens (Gray)
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Pelco S5230 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Network Dome System
  • 3Built-In Analytics
  • 4Window Blanking
  • 5Video Systemization
  • 6Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)
  • 7Other Features

The gray Spectra HD Series S5230-ESG1 2MP IP Smoked Dome Camera from Pelco features a 1/2.8" Exmor CMOS sensor and 4.3 to 129mm varifocal lens. Thanks to the D52 dome drive, this PTZ camera supports 360° continuous pan rotation and 1 to -90° vertical tilting. The camera also supports 20x optical zooming. It delivers crystal-clear, live streaming images over the Internet using a standard Web browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. With 6 times the resolution of standard definition domes, Spectra HD is a great solution when viewing details such as faces, license plates, tattoos, playing cards (in casinos), or other specific features.

The Spectra HD camera includes nine user-configurable behaviors. The camera is capable of running up to three behaviors at the same time; although, the number of behaviors is limited to the available processing power of the camera and the type of analytic being used. Multiple Pelco behaviors can be scheduled to work during a certain time or condition. For example, during the day, a camera can be configured with Object Counting to count the number of people that enter a lobby door. At night, the operator can change the profile to Camera Sabotage to trigger an alarm if a camera is moved or obstructed. Included Pelco behaviors are abandoned object, adaptive motion detection, AutoTracker, camera sabotage, directional motion, loitering detection, object counting, object removal, and stopped vehicle. This environmental pendant mount camera features all stainless-steel construction.

Network Dome System

Spectra HD support high-profile H.264 compression which is an improvement in quality over MPEG-4 and more bandwidth efficient than MJPEG. The dome system features open architecture connectivity for third-party software recording solutions allowing integration into virtually any IP-based HD system. It is also compatible with Digital Sentry and various other video management systems. When connected to an Endura HD network-based video security system, the dome system has access to EnduraStor and EnduraView for optimized image quality and bandwidth efficiency.

Built-In Analytics

Pelco Analytics enhance the flexibility and performance of Spectra HD. Nine Pelco behaviors are preloaded and included as standard features. Pelco behaviors can be configured and enabled using a standard Web browser, and they are compatible with Endura or a third-party system that supports alarms using Pelco's API. This Spectra HD camera uses a standard Web browser for remote setup and administration.

Window Blanking

Window blanking is used to conceal user-defined privacy areas that cannot be viewed by an operator. Spectra HD 1080 supports up to 32 blanked windows. A blanked area will appear on the screen as a solid gray window.

Video Systemization

Spectra HD easily connects to Pelco IP and hybrid systems such as Endura version 2.0 (or later) and Digital Sentry version 7.3 (or later). The camera is also compatible with Digital Sentry NVs (DS NVs), video management software, which is available as a free download. DS NVs includes four free Pelco IP licenses and allows for the management of video from up to 64 cameras.

Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS)

EIS helps the camera to compensate for some frequencies of vibration, provided that the dome system is mounted to a rigid location. The default for EIS is OFF. The user can turn EIS ON if vibration is affecting image quality.

Other Features

  • Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 
  • Aspect ratio 16:9; 1080p at 30 images per second (ips)
  • Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) camera
  • Ability to control and monitor video over IPv4 and IPv6 networks
  • 360° continuous pan rotation at 280° per second
  • Supports TCP/IP, UDP/IP (Unicast, Multicast IGMP), UPnP, DNS, DHCP, RTP, RTSP, NTP
  • USB expansion slots for Pelco alarm and audio accessories
  • 16 preset tours, 256 dome presets, 32 window blanks
  • Open IP standards
  • ONVIF Profile S conformant

Pelco S5230 Specs

Dome Camera
Sensor Type1/2.8" Exmor CMOS Sensor
Zoom30x optical
12x digital
Resolution1920 x 1080; Full HD
Images Per SecondMaximum: 20
Bit RateRecommended: 3.50 Mb/s
Lensf/1.6 to f/4.7, focal length 4.3 mm (wide) to 129.0 mm (tele)
Horizontal Angle of View59.5° (wide) to 2.1° (tele)
Aspect Ratio16:9
Light SensitivityColor (33 ms): 0.65 lux
Color (250 ms): 0.07 lux
Mono (33 ms): 0.20 lux
Mono (250 ms): 0.015 lux
Wide Dynamic Range80 dB
Iris ControlAuto iris with manual override
Variable Speed0.1 to 280°
ConstructionAluminum, thermo plastic
Preset Accuracy±0.1°
Pan Movement360° continuous pan rotation
Vertical Tilt+1 to -90°
Manual Pan/Tilt SpeedsPan: 0.1 to 80°/sec manual operation
Tilt: 0.1 to 45°/sec manual operation
Preset SpeedsPan: 280°/sec
Tilt: 160°/sec
Rotating LinerDiscreet: Sealed fixed bubble
Video EncodingH.264 High, Main, or Base profiles and MJPEG
Video StreamsUp to 2 simultaneous streams; the secondary stream is variable based on the setup of the primary stream
Frame RateUp to 30, 25, 24, 15, 12.5, 12, 10, 8, 7. 5, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2.5, 2, 1 (depending on coding, resolution, and stream configuration)
Supported ProtocolsTCP/IP, UDP/IP (Unicast, Multicast IGMP), UPnP, DNS, DHCP, RTP, RTSP, NTP, IPv4, IPv6, SNMP v2c/v3, QoS, HTTP, HTTPS, LDAP (client), SSH, SSL, SMTP, FTP, and 802.1x (EAP)
UsersUnicast: Up to 20 simultaneous users depending on resolution settings (2 guaranteed streams)
Multicast: Unlimited users H.264
Cable EntryThrough 1.5" (3.8 cm) NPT
Security AccessPassword protected
Software InterfaceWeb browser view and setup
Pelco System IntegrationEndura 2.0 (or later)
Digital Sentry: 7.3 (or later)
InterfacePelco: WS5200 Advanced System Management Software on an Endura 2.0 (or later) system
API SupportedOpen: Pelco API or ONVIF Profile S
The Pelco API can transmit behavior alarm data to third-party applications
Minimum System RequirementsProcessor: Intel Core i3 Processor, 2.4 GHz
Operating System: Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) with DirectX 11, Windows XP Service Pack 3 with DirectX 9.0c, or Mac OS X 10.4 (or later)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Network Interface: Card 100 Mb (or greater)
Monitor: Minimum of 1024 x 768 resolution, 16 or 32-bit pixel color resolution
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 8.0 (or later) or Firefox 3.5 (or later); Internet Explorer 8.0 (or later) is recommended for configuring analytics
Media Player: Pelco Media Player-or QuickTime 7.6.5 for Windows XP and Windows 7; or QuickTime 7.6.4 for Mac OS X 10.4 (or later)
Light Attenuationf/0.0 light loss
EnvironmentInstallation: In-ceiling indoor
Operating TemperatureMaximum:
140°F (60°C) absolute maximum; 122°F (50°C) sustained maximum

-50°F (-45°C) sustained minimum; -60°F (-51°C) absolute minimum; prevents icing at sustained minimum of -22°F (-30°C); de-ices 0.1" (2.5 mm) within 3 hours after power-up at -22°F (-30°C)
Operating Humidity10 to 100% RH (non-condensing)
EPA20.5 square inches (without mount), 47 square inches (with IWM Series mount)
PortsRJ-45 connector for 100Base-TX
Auto negotiate/manual setting
Cabling TypeCat5 or better for 100Base-TX
Input Voltage18 to 32 VAC; 24 VAC nominal
22 to 27 VDC; 24 VDC nominal
Input Power24 VAC : 23 VA nominal (without heater and blower)
73 VA nominal (with heater and blower)

24 VDC: 0.7 A nominal (without heater and blower)
3 A nominal (with heater and blower)

PoE: IEEE 802.3af (without heater and blower)
Overall Dimensions9.3 x 10.6" (23.6 x 26.9 cm)
Weight14.0 lb (6.5 kg)

Pelco S5230 Reviews

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What is the night vision in feet on this camera? Is it more than 400 feet?
Asked by: Anonymous
This camera doesn't include night vision. It can only capture in low light conditions.
Answered by: Brian F.
Date published: 2018-08-25
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