Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera

Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera

Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera

B&H # PAWVSW396 MFR # WV-SW396
Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera


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Product Highlights

  • 1.3 MP MOS Sensor / 36x Optical Zoom
  • HD Resolution of 1,280 x 960 at 30 fps
  • Adaptive Black Stretch
  • Face Super Dynamic Range
  • UniPhier LSI Chip
  • Sensitivity of 0.06 lx (B/W) at F1.4
  • 360° Panning
  • Adaptive Digital Noise Reduction
  • Power over Ethernet Plus / IEEE 802.3at
  • IP66-Rated Water & Dust-Resistant
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Panasonic WV-SW396 overview

  • 1Description

The Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera with a 1.3 MP MOS image sensor offers high-quality imagery with high sensitivity. The UniPhier LSI chip allows the network camera to simultaneous stream real-time imagery in H.264 and JPEG formats at a resolution of 1280 x 960 at 30 fps.

Advanced imaging features such as Adaptive Black Stretch and Face Super Dynamic make the WV-SW396 camera suitable for installation in buses, trains, subways, ambulances, taxis and armored cars, where detailed images are required. With Panasonic's face detection technology, images of the human face can be detected for better identification, the information is sent via XML or a video stream. The Auto tracking feature enables the camera to automatically pan and tilt the image and keep 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.

With a minimum illumination of 0.5 lux (color) and 0.06 lux (B&W) at F/1.4 (wide), the camera captures clear images even in low-light conditions. Enabled with Digital Noise Reduction (2D and 3D-DNR), the camera removes signals that could result in video noise (grainy images). 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 8 private areas like house windows and entrances. Furthermore, the user-friendly GUI allows images from 16 cameras to be displayed in 4 different Quad screens or 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. With an IP66 rating, the camera stays protected against dust and water and is suitable for outdoor installations.

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
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: 0.5 lux (color), 0.06 lux (B&W) at F1.4
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
Face-detection function identifies the position of any human face and this information is sent via XML or video stream
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 8 private areas, such as entrances and exits
Industrial grade pan/tilt/zoom mechanism provides high reliability
PTZ control via the user-friendly GUI with 16 speeds pan/tilt, while the Drag and Zoom operation enables finer control
Integration of 2D and 3D-DNR (noise reduction) delivers clear images by removing signals that could result in video noise (grainy images)
Meta data for VMD is supplied to work with the WJ-ND400 playback VMD function
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) compatible means the camera can be installed almost anywhere and not necessarily close to a power supply
360° endless panning allows users to precisely capture almost any object surrounding the camera
Dehumidification device allows use in various weather conditions
JPEG image compression ratio can be changed by alarm so that higher quality image can be provided
SD/SDHC memory card slot for manual recording
IP66-rated water and dust-resistant housing
In the Box
Panasonic WV-SW396 Super Dynamic Weather-Resistant HD Dome Network Camera
  • Installation Guide
  • CD-ROM
  • Code Label
  • 8P Alarm Cable
  • Connector Kit for 24 VAC
  • Front/Rear Sun Shield
  • 2 x Front/Rear Sun Shield Fixing Screws
  • 3-Year Warranty
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    Panasonic WV-SW396 specs

    Image Sensor 1/4 type MOS image sensor
    Effective Pixels Approximately 1.3 MP
    Scanning Mode Progressive scan
    Scanning Area H x V: 3.6 x 2.7 mm
    Minimum Illumination Color: 0.5 lux, B&W: 0.06 lux at F/1.4 (Shutter: 1/30 s, AGC: High)
    Color: 0.031 lux, B&W: 0.004 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 Indoor scene (50 / 60 Hz) / Outdoor scene / Fix shutter
    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
    Super Dynamic On / Off
    Face Super Dynamic On / Off (Only at Super Dynamic: On)
    Dynamic Range 52 dB typical (Super Dynamic: ON, Light Control: Indoor)
    Adaptive Black Stretch On / Off
    Automatic Gain Control On (low, mid, high) / Off
    Electronic Sensitivity UP Off, 2/30 s, 4/30 s, 6/30 s, 10/30 s, 16/30 s (Max)
    Black and White Mode Mode: Auto 1 / Auto 2 / Auto 3 / On / Off
    Digital Noise Reduction (DNR) High / Low
    Video Motion Detection On / Off, 4 areas , Sensitivity: 15 steps, Detection size: 10 steps
    Privacy Zone On / Off, Up to 8 zones, Gray / Mosaic
    Auto Image Stabilizer On / Off
    Camera Titles Up to 20 characters (alphanumeric characters, marks)
    Focal Length 3.3 to 119 mm
    Zoom Ratio 36x / 72x with extra optical zoom (under VGA)
    Digital Zoom 12x (Max 864x combined with extra optical zoom under VGA)
    Angular Field of View H: 1.7° (Tele) to 60.2° (Wide)
    V: 1.3° (Tele) to 46.0° (Wide)
    Maximum Aperture Ratio 1 : 1.4 (Wide) to 4.8 (Tele)
    Focusing Range 2.0 m to ∞
    Aperture Range F1.4 to 22, Close
    Panning Range 360° endless
    Pan/Tilt Speed Panning Speed
    Manual: approximately 0.065°/s to 120°/s, Up to 256 steps (depending on the controller)
    Preset: Up to approximately 400°/s
    Tilting Speed
    Manual: approximately 0.065°/s to 120°/s, Up to 256 steps (depending on the controller)
    Preset: Up to approximately 400°/s
    Tilting Range -15° to 185° (upward-level-downward)
    Tilting angle limit: 10° / 5° / 3° / 0° / -3° / -5° / -10° / -15°
    Pan/Tilt Control Yes
    Preset Positions 256
    Auto Mode preset sequence / auto pan / auto track / patrol
    Image Hold On / Off
    PTZ Position Display On / Off
    Self Return 10 / 20 / 30 s / 1 / 2 / 3 / 5 / 10 / 20 / 30 / 60 min
    Pan/Tilt Flip On / Off
    Map Shot 360° map shot / preset map shot
    Browser GUI
    Camera Control Pan/Tilt (16 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)
    Camera Titles Up to 20 alphanumeric characters
    Clock Display Time: 12H / 24H
    Date: 5 formats on the browser, Summer time (Manual/AUTO)
    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 Language English,French (Installation required for French)
    English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian (Installation required except for English)
    System Log Up to 100 (Internal) error logs
    Up to 4000 (SDHC/SD memory when the recording format is set to JPEG) error logs
    Supported OS Microsoft Windows 7
    Microsoft Windows Vista
    Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
    Supported Web Browsers Windows Internet Explorer 9.0
    Windows Internet Explorer 8.0
    Windows Internet Explorer 7.0
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP3
    Network I/F 10Base-T / 100Base-TX, RJ-45 connector
    Image Resolution Aspect ratio (4:3)
    H.264: 1,280 × 960 / 800 × 600 / VGA (640 × 480) / QVGA (320 × 240), up to 30 fps
    MPEG-4: VGA (640 × 480) / QVGA (320 × 240), up to 30 fps
    JPEG (MJPEG): 1,280 × 960 / 800 × 600 / 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 (MJPEG): 1,280 × 720 / 640 × 360 / 320 × 180, up to 30 fps
    H.264/MPEG4 Encoding Engine
    Transmission mode Constant bitrate / Framerate priority / Best effort
    Frame Rate 1 / 3 / 5 / 7.5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 30 fps
    Bit Rate 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 0.2 / 0.25 / 0.33 / 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 s
    Transmission Types Unicast / Multicast
    JPEG Image Quality: 10 steps
    Transmission Type: Pull / Push
    Audio Compression G.726 (ADPCM) 32 / 16 kbps, G.711 64 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
    Supported Protocols IPv6: TCP/IP, UDP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, RTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NTP, SNMP, DHCPv6
    FTP Client Alarm image transmission, FTP periodic transmission

    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
    Cellular Phone Compatibility JPEG image, pan/tilt/zoom control, AUX control (by access level)
    Alarm Source 3x Terminal inputs, VMD, command alarm, Auto track
    Alarm Actions SD memory recording, E-mail notification, Indication on browser, Camera positioning, Preset position 1 to 64, FTP image transfer, Terminal output, Panasonic protocol output, Auto track
    Alarm Log With SD memory card: 5000 logs
    Without SD memory card: 1000 logs
    Schedule Setting Alarm/VMD/Access permission, Preset position call, Position refresh, H.264 recording
    Monitor Output NTSC: 1.0 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, BNC
    PAL: 1.0 V [P-P] / 75 Ω, BNC
    Microphone/Line Input MIC IN and Line IN are selectable ø3.5 mm monaural mini jack
    (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 1 / DAY/NIGHT IN, ALARM IN 2 / ALARM OUT, ALARM IN 3 / AUX OUT (x1 each)
    Safety/EMC Standard UL (UL60065), FCC (Part15 ClassA),C-UL (CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60065),DOC (ICES003 ClassA)
    CE (EN55022 ClassB, EN55024)
    Power Source and Consumption 24 VAC (50 / 60 Hz): approximately 43 W Heater ON
    PoE Plus: approximately 24 W (IEEE802.3at compliant, Class 4 device) Heater ON
    Operating Temperature -58 °F to 131 °F (-50 °C to +55 °C) (24 VAC) *5
    -22 °F to 131 °F (PoE Plus) (-30 °C to +55 °C) , 90 % or less (without condensation)
    Water and Dust Resistance IP66, IEC60529 measuring standard compatible
    Dimensions (ØxH) 9.03 x 14.92" (229 x 379 mm)
    Diameter of the dome: 5.90" (150 mm)
    Weight 10.14 lb (4.6 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.0 x 14.0 x 18.0"

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