Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Silver)

Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Silver)

Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • 1280 x 960 Resolution at 30 fps
  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • Advanced Canon DIGIC DV III Processor
  • DIGIC Net II Processor
  • Superior Low-Light Performance
  • Simultaneous Multiple Formats Streaming
  • Two-Way Audio Communication
  • 4.7-94mm Varifocal Lens
  • SD Card Slot / ONVIF-Compliant
  • On-Board Video Analytics and Functions
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Color: Silver

Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Black)


Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Silver)
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  • 1Description

The VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera, in silver, from Axis Communications features a native 1280 x 960 resolution and 20x optical zoom capability. Combining fast and precise pan/tilt/zoom functionality with the internal Canon DIGIC DV III image processor, the VB-M42 allows you to capture and deliver clear and detailed images of subjects that are in motion.

Offering superior low-light performance, the VB-M42 can be highly relied upon in even low-light conditions. Furthermore, an internal DIGIC Net II processor allows streaming of MJPEG and H.264 codecs in multiple resolutions simultaneously, enabling you to meet more than one user need at the same time. Moreover, the camera offers a variety of on-board video analytics and functions, providing for flexibility with different monitoring needs.

There's an SD card slot for recording, and the camera is also ONVIF 2.4 / Profile S compliant to ensure maximum interoperability with ONVIF Profile S recording systems.

The camera features a 4.7-94mm varifocal lens with a 60.4 to 3.2° field of view, and it supports two-way audio communication for conferencing and other applications.

Key Features
  • 20x optical zoom with fast and precise pan/tilt mechanism
  • 1.3 megapixel (native 1280 x 960 resolution)
  • Advanced DIGIC DV III image processor designed to maximize image quality and minimize power consumption
  • Low-light performance
  • Smart shade control and auto gain control limits
  • Custom video settings
  • DIGIC NET II processor allows simultaneous streaming of MJPEG and H.264 codecs in multiple resolutions
  • On-board video analytics and versatile functions
  • Multiple networking functions
  • ONVIF 2.2 / Profile S conformant
  • Built-in SD card slot with enhanced SD card functionality
  • Various power options (12 VDC, 24 VAC and PoE IEEE 802.3af)
UPC: 013803250824
In the Box
Axis Communications VB-M42 1.3MP PTZ Network Camera (Silver)
  • Power Connector
  • Setup CD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Image Sensor 1/3" CMOS (primary color filter)
    Effective Pixels Approximately 1.3 MP
    Scanning Method Progressive
    Lens 20x optical (12x digital) zoom with auto focus
    Focal Length 4.7 (wide) to 94mm (tele)
    F-Number f/1.6 (wide) to 3.5 (tele)
    Horizontal Viewing Angle 60.4 (wide) to 3.2° (tele)
    Vertical Viewing Angle 35.1 (wide) to 1.8° (tele)
    Day/Night Auto/manual
    IR Cut Filter Removable
    Minimum Illumination Day (Color):
    0.4 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec, smart shade control is Off, and 50 IRE)
    0.03 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec, smart shade control is Off, and 50 IRE)
    0.01 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec, smart shade control is On, and 50 IRE)

    Night (Monochrome):
    0.02 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/30 sec, smart shade control is Off, and 50 IRE)
    0.002 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec, smart shade control is Off, and 50 IRE)
    0.001 lux (f/1.6, shutter speed 1/2 sec, smart shade control is On, and 50 IRE)
    Focus Auto/one-shot AF/manual/fixed at infinity
    Shooting Distance Range Day Mode: 1 ft (0.3 m) - infinity (wide)
    3.3 ft (1 m) - infinity (tele)

    Night Mode:
    3.3 ft (1 m) - infinity (wide)
    4.9 ft (1.5 m) - infinity (tele)
    Shutter Speed 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000, 1/10,000, and 1/16000 sec
    Exposure Auto, Auto (flickerless), Auto (shutter-priority AE), Manual (shutter speed, aperture, gain)
    White Balance Auto, Light Source (daylight fluorescent / white fluorescent / warm fluorescent / mercury lamp / sodium lamp / halogen lamp), Manual (one-shot WB/R gain / B gain)
    Metering Modes Center-weighted/average/spot
    Exposure Compensation 9 levels
    Smart Shade Control Auto/Manual/Disable
    Auto: 3 levels
    Manual: 7 levels
    AGC Limit 5 levels
    Image Stabilizer 2 levels (digital)
    Pan Angle 340° (+/-170°)
    Tilt Angle 100° (ceiling-mounted position: -90° to 10°)
    Moving Speed Pan: 150°/sec maximum
    Tilt: 150°/sec maximum
    Video Compression Format JPEG, H.264
    Video Resolution JPEG, H.264: 1280 x 960, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 640 x 360, 320 x 240, and 320 x 180
    Video Quality JPEG, H.264: 5 levels
    Frame Rate JPEG: 0.1 to 30 fps
    H.264: 1/2/3/5/6/10/15/30 fps
    Maximum Frame Rate 1280 x 960 at 30 fps
    I-Frame Interval 0.5/1/1.5/2/3/4/5 sec
    Simultaneous Client Access Maximum: 30 clients + 1 admin client
    H.264: Maximum 10 clients
    Camera Control Administrator, authorized user, guest user; maximum 50 user names and passwords registered for authorized users
    Access Control User authority (user name and password), Host Access Restrictions (IPv4, IPv6)
    Encrypted Communications SSL/TLS, IPsec (auto key exchange/manual)
    ONVIF ONVIF version 2.4/Profile S
    Protocol IPv4: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SNMP (MIB2), SMTP (client), DHCP (client), DNS (client), ARP, ICMP, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP, WV-HTTP (proprietary), ONVIF

    IPv6: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, SMTP (client), DHCPv6 (client), DNS (client), ICMPv6, POP3, NTP, SMTP authentication, RTSP, WV-HTTP (proprietary), ONVIF
    Auto IP Available
    Audio Compression Method G.711 μ-law (64 kb/s)
    Audio Communication Full-duplex (two-way): Echo cancellation function compliant
    Playback Audio File: Available (audio files can be played back when an event is triggered by intelligent function or external device input)
    Privacy Masking Number of Registration: Maximum 8 places
    Number of Mask Colors: 1 (select from 9 colors)
    View Restriction Available
    Presets Maximum 64 positions
    Intelligent Function Video:
    Moving object detection, abandoned object detection, removed object detection, camera tampering detection, and passing detection

    Detection Settings:
    Maximum 15

    Volume detection
    Event Trigger Type External device input, intelligent function (video), intelligent function (volume), and timer
    Image Upload FTP/HTTP/SMTP (email), temporary storage memory in camera
    Approximate 5 MB maximum
    Frame Rate: Maximum 10 fps (JPEG); maximum 30 fps (H.264)
    Event Notification HTTP/SMTP (email)
    Custom Functions Number of Registers: 4
    Items to Register: Pan/tilt/zoom, exposure, smart shade control, focus, white balance, image quality adjustment, day/night
    Other Features On-screen display and daylight savings
    Network Terminal 1 x LAN (RJ45, 100Base-TX (auto/full-duplex/half-duplex)
    Audio Input Terminals 3.5 mm mini-jack connector (monaural)
    1 x Line In (connect to an amplifier microphone)
    1 x Mic In (connect to a microphone without amplifier)
    *Switch Line In/Mic In in the setting page
    Audio Output Terminals 3.5 mm mini-jack connector (monaural)
    1 x Line Out (connect to an amplifier speaker)
    External Device I/O Terminals 2 x input, 2 x output
    Memory Card SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card compatible
    Frame Rate: Maximum 1 fps (JPEG), Maximum 30 fps (H.264)
    Environmental & Physical Specificationsdfzutdcctraxcqszxddsurcaarbucezyd
    Power PoE: PoE power supply via LAN connector (IEEE 802.3af compliant)

    AC Adapter: PA-V17 or PA-V18 (100 - 240 VAC) (sold separately)
    External Power Source: 24 VAC / 12 VDC
    Power Consumption PoE: Approximately 9.2 W maximum

    AC Adapter (sold separately):
    PA-V17: Approximately 10.7 W (100 VAC) maximum
    PA-V17: Approximately 10 W (240 VAC) maximum
    PA-V18: Approximately 9.9 W (100 VAC) maximum
    PA-V18: Approximately 9.4 W (240 VAC) maximum

    12 VDC:
    Approximately 8.6 W maximum

    24 VAC:
    Approximately 8.8 W maximum
    Temperature 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)
    Humidity 5 to 85% (without condensation)
    Mounting Horizontal
    Dimensions (Ø x H) 5.2 x 6.1" (13.2 x 15.5 cm)
    Weight Approximately 2.5 lb (1.1 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.2 x 8.3 x 7.4"
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