Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating

Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating

Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating

Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating

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  • 1Description
The Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating captures high-quality footage with good sensitivity, thanks to its 2.4MP double speed MOS image sensor. Panasonic‘s UniPhier LSI chip allows this network camera to simultaneously stream real-time imagery in H.264 and JPEG formats at a full frame resolution of 1280 x 960 at 30 fps.

With the Super Dynamic and ABS (Adaptive Black Stretch) technology at its core, this dome camera delivers a 128x wider dynamic range compared to conventional cameras. This increases the visibility of subjects in dark areas. The camera also comes equipped with Face Super Dynamic technology that captures clear face images by precisely detecting the position of a human face. This information is sent to you via XML or a video stream. The camera’s advanced auto tracking feature enables it to automatically pan and tilt the image while keeping the subject in the center of the image, irrespective of its movement. In addition, the 360° panning allows precise capture of almost any object surrounding the camera.

Capturing detailed images in low-light conditions can be a challenge with a lot of CCTV cameras, but not for the WV-SW397A. It captures clear color images at an illumination of 0.3 lux, and B&W images at 0.04 lux at F/1.6 (wide). Enabled with Digital Noise Reduction (2D and 3D-DNR), the camera significantly reduces video noise (grainy images) and motion blur in varying lighting conditions. Alarm sources, including Video Motion Detection and Panasonic alarm command, can trigger actions such as FTP image transfer, e-mail notification, indication on browser, and Panasonic alarm protocol output. The privacy zone feature masks up to 32 private areas like house windows and entrances. Furthermore, the user-friendly GUI allows for smoother PTZ controls with 16 speed pan/tilt, drag, and zoom operation.

Being Power over Ethernet (PoE+) compliant, the camera can be installed almost anywhere and not just near a power supply. The housing of the camera is IP66 rated for outdoor use, and sports a hydrophilic rain wash coating that rinses away dirt, and minimizes spots and streaks by helping the glass dry more quickly and evenly.

2.4 MP high-sensitivity MOS sensor captures images at resolutions of up to 720p
Full frame (up to 30 fps) transmission at resolutions of up to 1280 x 960
Super Dynamic 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
High sensitivity with Day & Night (Electrical) function: 0.3 lux (color), 0.04 lux (B&W) at F1.6
Multiple H.264 (high profile) and JPEG streams ensure simultaneous real-time monitoring
Full-duplex bi-directional audio allows interactive communication between the camera and the monitoring site
Prioritized Stream Control allows one of the video streams to be prioritized when multiple recorders or client PCs are accessing the camera, so that the recorder or the client PC can maintain the frame rate
JPEG images can be viewed on a phone via the Internet
Privacy masking to protect up to 32 private areas, such as entrances and exits
Industrial grade pan/tilt/zoom mechanism
PTZ control via the user-friendly GUI with 16 pan/tilt speeds
Drag and Zoom operation provides finer control over camera movement
360° endless panning allows users to precisely capture almost any object surrounding the camera
Integration of 3D-DNR (noise reduction) delivers clear images by reducing video noise, and motion blur
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) compatible means the camera can be installed almost anywhere and not necessarily close to a power supply
JPEG image compression ratio can be changed by alarm so that higher quality images can be captured
SDHC/SD/SDXC memory card slot for manual recording (H.264 / JPEG), alarm recording (H.264 / JPEG) and backup upon network failure (JPEG)
H.264 is selectable for system migration
Selectable light control modes outdoor / indoor / fixed electronic shutter
Up to 256 preset positions
8 thumbnail images at 45° intervals make it simple to direct the camera easily by clicking on a thumbnail
VMD (Video Motion Detection) with 4 programmable detection areas, 15 steps sensitivity level, and 10 steps detection size
Video streams can be prioritized when multiple recorders or client PCs are accessing the camera so that the recorder or the client PC can maintain the frame rate
H.264 maximum bit rate per client and total bit rate control allows for flexible network traffic management
Frame rate priority mode controls bit rate and compression ratio to provide the specified frame rate
Multi-lingual: English / Italian / French / German / Spanish / Russian / Chinese / Japanese
IPv4/IPv6 protocol supported
Supports SSL, DDNS (viewnetcam, RFC2136)
ONVIF compliant
Dehumidification device allows use in various weather conditions
IP66-rated housing
Hydrophilic rain coating flattens and spreads out the water that hits the case to form a thin protective layer on the glass surface that helps rinse away loosened dirt and other organic material, and minimizes spots and streaks by helping the glass dry more quickly and evenly
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Panasonic WV-SW397A Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD PTZ Dome Network Camera with Rain Wash Coating
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Image Sensor 1/3" type MOS sensor
    Effective Pixels 2.4 MP
    Scanning Mode Progressive scan
    Scanning Area 0.21 x 0.12" (5.38 x 3.02 mm) (H x V)
    Minimum Illumination Color: 0.3 lux, B&W: 0.04 lux at F1.6 (Auto Slow Shutter: Off (1/30 s), Gain: On (High)
    Color: 0.019 lx, B&W: 0.003 lux at F1.6 (Auto Slow Shutter: Maximum 16/30 s, Gain: On (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 Outdoor Scene: 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) fix shutter
    Shutter Speed Off (1/30), 3/100, 3/120, 2/100, 2/120, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1,500, 1/1,000, 1/2,000, 1/4,000, 1/10,000 (only at super dynamic off)
    Face Super Dynamic On / Off (Only when Super Dynamic: On)
    Adaptive Black Strech On / Off (Only when Super Dynamic: Off)
    Compensation Fog: On / Off
    Gain On (Low) / On (Mid) / On (High) / Off
    Electronic Sensitivity UP Off / Auto (maximum 2x (2/30 s), 4x (4/30 s), 6x (6/30 s), 10x (10/30 s), 16x (16/30 s))
    Day/Night Mode: AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 / On / Off
    Level: High / Low, with external control
    Digital Noise Reduction High / Low
    Video Motion Detection 4 areas, Sensitivity: 15 steps, Detection size: 10 steps
    Privacy Zone Up to 8 zones / Up to 32 zones, Gray / Mosaic
    VIQS Up to 2 zones at preset position 1-8 and except preset
    Auto Image Stabilizer On / Off
    Image Reduction: On / Off
    Camera Titles OSD: Up to 20 characters (alphanumeric characters, marks)
    Focus Distance Limited / unlimited
    Focal Length 4.3 to 129 mm
    Zoom Ratio 30x / 45x with extra optical zoom (at 1280 x 720)
    Digital Zoom 12x (maximum 1080x combined with extra optical zoom at 640 x 360)
    Angular Field of View 16:9
    H: 2.6° (Tele) - 64.6° (Wide)
    V: 1.6° (Tele) - 38.2° (Wide)

    H: 1.4° (Tele) - 44.4° (Wide)
    V: 1.1° (Tele) - 33.8° (Wide)
    Maximum Aperture 1 : 1.6 (Wide) - 4.7 (Tele)
    Focusing Range 2.0 m - ∞
    Aperture Range F/1.6 - Close
    Panning Range 360° endless
    Panning Speed Manual: 0.065°/s to 120°/s approximately, Up to 256 steps (depending on the controller)
    Preset: Up to approximately 300°/s
    Tilting Range -15° to 195° (upward-level-downward)
    Tilting angle limit: 0° / -5° / -10° / -15°
    Tilting Speed Manual: Approximately 0.065°/s to 120°/s
    Preset: Up to approximately 300°/s
    Preset Positions 256
    Auto Mode Auto track / Auto pan / Preset sequence / 360 map-shot / Patrol
    Image Hold On / Off
    PTZ Position Display On / Off
    Self Return 10 s / 20 s / 30 s / 1 min. / 2 min. / 3 min. / 5 min. / 10 min. / 20 min. / 30 min. / 60 min.
    Map Shot 360° map shot / preset map shot
    Browser GUI
    Camera Control Pan/Tilt (256 steps), Zoom, Focus, Click centering, Drag zoom, Iris, Preset position call and program, Auto mode
    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
    Clock Display Time: 12H / 24H, Date: 5 formats on the browser, Summer time (Manual)
    Alarm Control Reset
    Audio Input Mic (Line) Input: On / off
    Volume Adjustment: Low / middle / high
    Audio Output Output: On / off
    Volume Adjustment: Low / middle / high
    System Log Up to 100 (Internal), Up to 4,000 (SDHC/SDXC/SD memory when the recording format is set to JPEG.) error logs
    Supported OS Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP3
    Supported Web Browsers Windows Internet Explorer 11 (32-bit), Windows Internet Explorer 10 (32-bit), Windows Internet Explorer 9 (32-bit), Windows Internet Explorer 8 (32-bit), Windows Internet Explorer 7 (32-bit)
    Network Interface 10Base-T / 100Base-TX, RJ-45 connector
    Aspect Ratio [4:3] H.264: 1,280 x 960 / 800 x 600 / 640 x 480 / 320 x 240, up to 30 fps
    JPEG (MJPEG): 1,280 x 960 / 800 x 600 / 640 x 480 / 320 x 240, up to 30 fps
    Aspect Ratio [16:9] H.264: 1,280 x 720 / 640 x 360 / 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
    JPEG (MJPEG): 1,280 x 720 / 640 x 360 / 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
    H.264 Profile Transmission Mode: Constant bitrate / Frame rate priority / Best effort / Advanced VBR
    Frame Rate: 1 / 3 / 5 / 7.5 / 10 / 12 / 15 / 20 / 30 fps
    Bit Rate/Client: 64 / 128 / 256 / 384 / 512 / 768 / 1,024 / 1,536 / 2,048 / 3,072 / 4,096 / 6,144 / 8,192 kb/s
    Image Quality: Low / Normal / Fine
    Refresh Interval: 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.33 / 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 s
    Transmission Type: Unicast / Multicast

    Transmission for 2 streams can be individually set.

    JPEG Image Quality: 10 steps
    Refresh Interval: 0.1 fps to 30 fps
    Transmission Type: Pull / Push
    Audio Compression G.726 (ADPCM) 32 kbps / 16 kbps, G.711 64 kbps, AAC

    AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) is only used when recording audio on an SD memory card.

    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 / 1,024 / 2,048 / 4,096 / 8,192 kb/s / unlimited
    FTP Client Alarm image transmission, FTP periodic transmission (When the FTP transmission is failed, backup on an optional SDXC/SDHC/SD memory card)
    Maximum Concurrent Access Number Up to 14 users (Depends on network conditions)
    Cellular Phone Compatibility JPEG image, panning/ tilting/ zoom/ focus control, AUX control (by access level)
    Mobile Terminal Compatibility iPad, iPhone, iPod touch (iOS 4.2.1 or later) Android mobile terminals
    Alarm Source 3 terminals input, VMD, Command alarm, Audio detection
    Alarm Actions SDXC/SDHC/SD memory recording, E-mail notification, Indication on browser, FTP image transfer, Panasonic protocol output
    Alarm Log With SDXC / SDHC / SD Memory Card: 5,000 logs
    Without SDXC / SDHC / SD Memory Card: 1,000 logs
    Schedule Alarm / VMD / Access permission / H.264 recording / Audio detection
    Input / Output
    Monitor Output VBS: 1.0 Vpp / 75Ω
    NTSC / PAL composite, Ø3.5 mm monaural mini 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: 2 kΩ approximately
    Audio Output Ø3.5 mm stereo mini jack (monaural output) Line level
    External I/O Terminals Alarm input 1 (day/night input), Alarm input 2 (Alarm output), Alarm input 3 (AUX output)
    Safety/EMC Standard Safety: UL (UL60950-1), C-UL (CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60950-1), CE, IEC60950-1
    EMC: FCC Part15 Class A, ICES-003 Class A, EN55022 Class B, EN55024
    Power Source 24 VAC / 3.4 A / 55 W
    Power Consumption PoE+: 54 VDc: 470 mA, 25 W (IEEE802.3at compliant)
    POE Injector: (60 W) 54 VDC, 1.0 A, 50 W
    Ambient Operating Temperature 24 VAC and Tested POE Injector: -58 to 131°F (-50 to 55°C)
    PoE+: -22 to 131&def;F (-30 to 55°C)
    Ambient Operating Humidity Less than 90 % (no condensation)
    Shock Resistance Compliant with IK10 (IEC62262)
    Water and Dust Resistance Main Body: IP66 (IEC60529), Type 4X (UL50), NEMA 4X compliant
    Dimensions (Ø x H) Ø9.0 x 15.4" (Ø229.0 x 392.0 mm)
    Diameter Dome: 6.3" (160.0 mm)
    Weight 11.02 lb (4.99 kg)

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