Panasonic WV-SF438 3.1MP Fisheye Dome Camera

Panasonic WV-SF438 3.1MP Fisheye Dome Camera

Panasonic WV-SF438 3.1MP Fisheye Dome Camera

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Panasonic WV-SF438 3.1MP Fisheye Dome Camera

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  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution at 30 fps
  • Electronic Day/Night
  • Fisheye Lens
  • 360° Field of View
  • Audio Input/Output
  • microSD Slot Supports Up to 64GB
  • RJ45 Ethernet Connection with PoE
  • ONVIF-Compliant
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  • 1Description
The WV-SF438 Fisheye Dome Camera from Panasonic captures high-quality images and video with its 3.1MP 1/3" MOS sensor. This camera has a fisheye lens capable of a 360° field of view, allowing it to be placed in the middle of a room for full-coverage.

This camera has the ability to multi-stream in H.264 and JPEG codecs. Super Dynamic and Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) technologies deliver a 128x wider dynamic range compared to conventional cameras. Variable Image Quality on Specified Area (VIQS) allows the camera to have a higher resolution for specified areas of the image, thereby ensuring up to 50% lower bandwidth. This camera uses software to compensate in low light conditions to provide day/night functionality. This dome camera has an RJ45 Ethernet port with PoE technology to eliminate the need for extra cable runs.
360° monitoring with panorama, double panorama, quad PTZ, single PTZ, and quad-stream modes
H.264 and JPEG triple encoding
Variable Image Quality on Specified area (VIQS) provides up to specified areas with high-quality images without changing the overall size of the data
Super Dynamic and Adaptive Black Stretch (ABS) technologies deliver 128x wider dynamic range
RJ45 Ethernet port with PoE
Electronic day/night for capturing images in low light scenarios
Built-in distortion correction function
Smartphone monitoring
3D-DNR ensures noise reduction in various conditions
Intelligent Resolution technology automatically detects outlines, detailed textures, and soft gradation areas to perform optimum signal processes for each one for naturally clear and crisp suitable images
Progressive-scan ensures clear images with less motion blur and no tearing even when the subject is moving
Color reproduction by primary (RGB) color filter
Video Motion Detector (VMD) with four programmable detection areas, 15-step sensitivity level, and 10-step detection size
Privacy Zone can mask up to four private areas
Two-way audio
Supports microSD card up to 64GB
UPC: 885170096103
In the Box
Panasonic WV-SF438 3.1MP Fisheye Dome Camera
  • Code Label for Network Management
  • Camera Attachment
  • Audio Cable
  • Power Cord Plug
  • External I/O Terminal Plug
  • Installation Template Label
  • 2 x Cable Ties (Including 1 Spare)
  • Safety Wire Lug
  • 2 x M2.5x8mm Wire Lug Fixing Screws (Including 1 Spare)
  • Safety Wire
  • Washer
  • Spring Washer
  • Desktop Cover
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Image Sensor 1/3" MOS Sensor
    Effective Pixels 3.1 MP
    Scanning Mode Progressive-scan
    Scanning Area (H x V) 3.2 x 1.13" (4.51 x 3.38 mm)
    Minimum Illumination Color: 1.5 lux (f/2.4, Auto Slow Shutter: Off (1/30 s), Gain: On (High))
    Color: 0.1 lux (f/2.4, Auto Slow Shutter: Maximum 16/30 s, Gain: On (High))
    B&W: 1.2 lux (f/2.4, Auto Slow Shutter: Off (1/30 s), Gain: On (High))
    B&W: 0.08 lux (f/2.4, Auto Slow Shutter: Off (16/30 s), Gain: On (High))
    White Balance AWC (2000-10000K), ATW1 (2700-6000K), ATW2 (2000-6000K)
    Light Control Mode Indoor scene (50/60 Hz), ELC
    Shutter Speed With Super Dynamic On: ELC (1/30 s)
    With Super Dynamic Off: ELC (1/30 s), ELC (3/100 s), ELC (3/120 s), ELC (2/100 s), ELC (2/120 s), ELC (1/100 s), ELC (1/120 s), ELC (1/250 s), ELC (1/500 s), ELC (1/1,000 s), ELC (1/2,000 s), ELC (1/4,000 s), ELC (1/10,000 s)
    Super Dynamic On, Off
    Dynamic Range 52 dB type (only at Super-Dynamic On)
    Adaptive Black Stretch On, Off (only at Super-Dynamic Off)
    AGC (Automatic Gain Control) High, mid, low, off
    Electronic Sensitivity UP Off (1/30 s), maximum 2/30, 4/30, 6/30, 10/30, 16/30 s
    Day & Night Electrical: Off, Auto
    Digital Noise Reduction (DNR) High, low
    Video Motion Detection On, off, 4 areas available
    Video Analytics Face Detection: Off, on
    On with face frame display (not supported when fisheye or quad-stream is selected for the image type)
    Auto Mode Auto pan, preset sequence
    Auto mode can only be used when the image type is quad PTZ or single PTZ
    Self Return 10 s, 20 s, 30 s, 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 5 min, 10 min, 20 min, 30 min, 60 min
    Self return can only be used when the image type is quad PTZ or single PTZ
    Privacy Zone On, off (up to four zones available)
    VIQS On (up to two areas available)
    However, the VIQS function is not supported when quad PTZ, single PTZ, or quad-stream is selected.
    Camera Title (OSD) Up to 20 characters (alphanumeric characters, marks), On, off
    You can specify characters to be displayed on each of the four screens when quad-stream is selected.
    Focal Length 0.837mm
    Horizontal Angle of View 188°
    Vertical Angle of View 181°
    Maximum Aperture Ratio f/2.4
    Focusing Range 0.3 m to infinity
    Browser GUI
    Camera Control Pan, tilt, digital zoom, preset, auto mode, self-return, fisheye control, brightness
    Auxiliary: On, off
    Display Mode Spot, Quad: Image from 16 cameras can be displayed in 4 different quad-screen or 16 split-screen (JPEG only)
    Digital Zoom 1x, 2x, 4x controlled by browser GUI (panorama, double panorama, and fisheye modes)
    1x to 4x (quad PTZ or single PTZ mode)
    Camera Title Up to 20 alphanumeric characters
    Clock Display Time: 12, 24 hours
    Date: 5 formats on the browser, summer time (manual)
    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 Card Up to 64 GB (available separately)
    System Log Up to 100 (internal) and up to 4000 (SD card when the recording format is set to JPEG) error logs
    Supported OS Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP (SP3)
    Supported Web Browsers Windows Internet Explorer 9.0 (32 bit), 8.0 (32 bit), 7.0 (32 bit), and 6.0 (SP3)
    Network IF 10 Base-T, 100 Base-TX, RJ45 female connector
    Image Resolution 2M Panorama (16:9), 2M Double Panorama (16:9):
    H.264 (1): 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
    H.264 (2): 640 x 360, 320x 180, up to 30 fps
    JPEG: 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 30 fps

    1 M Panorama (16:9), 1 M Double Panorama (16:9):
    H.264 (1): 1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
    H.264 (2): 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 30 fps
    JPEG: 1280 x 720, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 30 fps

    Panorama and Quad PTZ, Panorama and Single PTZ, Double Panorama and Quad PTZ, Double Panorama and Single PTZ:
    When using distribution of Panorama or Double Panorama
    H.264(1): 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 15 fps
    JPEG: 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 320 x 180, up to 15 fps

    When using distribution of quad PTZ or single PTZ
    H.264(2): 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240, up to 15 fps
    JPEG: 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240, up to 15 fps

    VGA Quad-Stream:
    Channel 1 to channel 4, 640 x 480 maximum 30 fps
    Only for H.264 images
    There are specification limitations such as the SD card function being unavailable

    3 M Fisheye (4:3):
    H.264 (1): 1280 x 960, up to 15 fps
    JPEG: 2048 x 1536, up to 15 fps

    1.3 M Fisheye (4:3):
    H.264 (1): 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240, up to 30 fps
    H.264 (2): 640 x 480, 320 x 240, up to 30 fps
    JPEG: 1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240, up to 30 fps
    Image format (H.264)
    Transmission mode Constant bit rate, frame rate priority, best effort
    Frame Rate 1, 3, 5, 7.5, 10, 12, 15, 20, 30 fps
    Bit Rate/Client 64, 128, 256, 384, 512, 768, 1024, 1536, 2048, 3072, 4096, 8192, 10,240, 12,288, 14,336 kbps
    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
    Image format (JPEG)
    Image Quality 10 steps
    Refresh Interval 0.1 to 30 fps
    Transmission Types Pull, push
    Audio Compression G.726 (ADPCM) 32 kbps, 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
    Total Bit Rate 64, 128, 256, 384, 512, 768, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192 kbps, unlimited
    Supported Protocols IPv6: TCP, IP, UDP, IP, HTTP, HTTPS, RTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NTP, SNMP, DHCPv6, MLD, ICMP, ARP
    FTP Client Alarm image transmission, FTP periodic transmission (when the FTP transmission is fails, backup on an optional SD memory card is available)
    Number of Simultaneous Users Up to 14 users (depending on network conditions)
    Memory Card SD Card (Optional):
    H.264 recording: Manual, alarm (pre/post), scheduled
    JPEG recording: Manual, alarm, backup upon network failure compatible
    SD card up to 64 GB
    Face Detection On, on with face frame display, off
    3 M fisheye (4:3), 1.3 M fisheye (4:3), and VGA Quad streams modes cannot use the Face Detection function
    Cellular Phone Compatibility JPEG image, auxiliary control (by access level)
    Mobile Terminal Compatibility Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch (iOS 4.2.1 or later), Android devices
    Alarm Source 3 terminals input, VMD, command alarm
    Alarm Actions SD memory card recording, e-mail notification, indication on browser, FTP image transfer, Panasonic protocol output
    Alarm Log With SD Memory Card: 5000 logs
    Without CD Memory Card: 1000 logs
    Schedule Alarm, VMD, access permission, H.264 recording
    Input / Output
    Microphone/Line Input Internal microphone, 3.5 mm monaural mini jack
    Input Impedance: Approximately 2 kOhms
    Microphone Input Applicable Microphone: Plug-in power type, supply voltage: 2.5 V ± 0.5 V
    Line Input Input Level: Approximately -10 VDB
    Audio Output 3.5 mm stereo mini jack (monaural output),
    Output Impedance: Approximately 600 Ohms, line level
    External I/O Terminals Alarm in 1, alarm in 2, alarm out, alarm in 3, auxiliary out (1 for each)
    Mounting Method Ceiling, wall, tripod
    Power Source/Consumption:
    12 VDC, PoE (IEEE802.3af compliant)
    12 VDC: 6.5 W @ 540 mA
    PoE 48 V: 6 W @ 125 mA (class 2 devices)
    For UL Listed Model(s), Only Connect 12 VDC Class 2 Power Supply
    Ambient Operating Temperature 14 to 122°F (-10 to 50°C)
    Ambient Operating Humidity Less than 90% (no condensation)
    Dimensions (Ø x H) 5.9 x 1.7" (150 x 44 mm)
    Weight Main Body: 0.82 lb (370 g)
    Camera Attachment: 0.20 lb (90 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.6 x 7.5 x 5.0"

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