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The Arecont Vision AV3255AM 3 MP Day/Night IP MegaDome 2 Camera is an all-in-one innovative security device designed to record high-quality videos with resolution up to 2048 x 1536. With its 3 MP CMOS sensor, the camera can capture excellent imagery of the surveillance area at up to 21 fps.
Featuring Day/Night functionality with removable IR filter operation, the camera switches between color and B&W as per changes in the ambient lighting, ensuring accurate color reproduction in daylight and enhanced B&W images at night. With the forensic zooming feature, the MegaDome Camera allows you to zoom in for post-event investigations when CCTV video footage needs to be previewed and analyzed in criminal and other legal cases. Video footage can be stored in either MJPEG or H.264 (MPEG4, Part 10) compression format. The latter uses less network bandwidth and ensures that your file size is small, without compromising on quality. For efficient data management, you can send videos using up to 8 concurrent, non-identical streams with different frame or bit rates, resolutions, and picture quality.
With up to 1024 distinct motion detection zones, the camera triggers an alarm if any movement is detected in these zones. In addition, you can protect the privacy of people in the surveillance area by blocking multiple regions of a video in almost any arbitrary shape.
The Power over Ethernet (PoE) feature transfers both power and data over a single Ethernet network cable, eliminating the need to hard-wire the camera or use a separate power supply. The MegaDome 2 IP camera is encased in a die-cast aluminum chassis with a 4” vandal-resistant polycarbonate dome bubble. This enables you to safely install the camera indoors or outdoors and also ensures uninterrupted surveillance in harsh weather conditions.
Records high-quality videos at resolution up to 2048 x 1536 at 21 fps
3 MP CMOS sensor
Minimum illumination of 0.3 lux (non-binned) ensures clear images even in low-light conditions
Binned mode to increase low-light performance
Remote focus, zoom and auto-iris lens
True day/night functionality with removable IR cut filter
Dual encoder H.264 (MPEG Part 10) and MJPEG
Multi-streaming function enables you to send videos using up to 8 concurrent, non-identical streams with different frame or bit rates, resolutions, and picture quality
Allows you to zoom in for post-event investigations when CCTV video footage needs to be previewed and analyzed in criminal and other legal cases
Flexible cropping to eliminate unnecessary portions of an image
Bit rate control feature to maintain the required bandwidth and storage size
Backlight compensation adjusts video gain to correct the exposure when the object being captured is in front of a bright light
Automatic gain control adjusts the signal strength to maintain a constant brightness level
Auto multi-matrix white balance
Programmable resolution, brightness, saturation, gamma, sharpness, and tint
Picture-in-Picture offers simultaneous delivery of full field-of-view and zoomed images
Programmable shutter speed to help control motion blur
On-camera real-time motion detection with 1024 detection zones with extended motion detection grid
Privacy masking allows you to block videos in multiple regions in almost any arbitrary shape
Electronic 180° image flip
50/60Hz selectable flicker control ensures seamless viewing of moving images
Electronic pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ)
MoonLight mode extends exposure and proprietary noise cancellation
Resolution windowing down to 1 x 1 pixel for JPEG and 2 x 2 pixels for H.264
Bandwidth and storage savings by running at 1/4 resolution
Die-cast aluminum chassis with 4” vandal-resistant polycarbonate dome bubble
IP66-rated weatherproof and vandal-resistant
Easily adjustable 3-axis camera gimbal with 360° pan, 90° tilt & 360° z-axis
Power over Ethernet (PoE) transfers both power and data over a single Ethernet network cable, eliminating the need to hard-wire the camera or use a separate power supply
Auxiliary power - 12 to 48 VDC / 24 VAC
In the Box
Arecont Vision AV3255AM 3 MP Day/Night IP MegaDome 2 Camera
3.6 to 9 mm, F1.8, remote focus, zoom and auto-iris lens
H-FOV: 71 to 25°
Color (non-binned): 0.3 lux at F1.8 Color (binned): 0.15 lux at F1.8 Day/Night: 0 lux, IR sensitive
Full Field of View (FOV) 2048 x 1536 at 3 MP 1024 x 768 at 1/4 resolution
Cropped (FOV) Flexible Cropping - Crop to 2 pixels in H.264 and 1 pixel in JPEG 1920 x 1200 at WUXGA 920 x 1080 HDTV-1080p 1600 x 1200 at 2 MP 1280 x 1024 at 1.3MP 1280 x 720 at HDTV-720p 640 x 480 at VGA
Video frame rate up to: 2048 x 1536 at 21 fps 1600 x 1200 at 31 fps 1920 x 1080 at 29 fps 1280 x 1024 at 41 fps
In binned mode up to: 1024 x 768 at 47 fps 800 x 600 at 64 fps 960 x 540 at 64 fps 640 x 512 at 64 fps
H.264 (MPEG4, Part 10) / Motion JPEG 21 levels of quality