Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera

Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera

Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera

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Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera

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  • True Wide Dynamic Range
  • Privacy Mask
  • Motion Detection
  • Flexible Cropping and Forensic Zooming
  • Vandal-Resistant Dome
  • True Day / Night Functionality
  • Frame Rate of 21 fps
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  • 1Description

The Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera features True Wide Dynamic Range. Its fully compliant implementation of H.264 (MPEG 4, Part 10) provides full 2048 x 1536 Mp resolution at full video frame rates of 21 fps. Moreover, this high sensitivity, PoE (IEEE 802.3af) compliant camera also features binned mode, PSIA compliance, privacy masking, extended motion detection, and flexible cropping. It delivers good quality megapixel imaging for both indoor as well as outdoor applications.

Remote focus, remote zoom
PSIA and ONVIF conformant
A PoE solution to power camera, IR LEDs and fan (no auxiliary power required)
Binning mode for low-light performance in 3 Mp versions
User-friendly webpage
Dual encoder H.264 / MJPEG
IP66 and vandal-resistant dome, IK-10 rated
Easily adjustable 3-axis gimbal
WDR up to 100 dB allowing users to see clearly in shaded and bright light conditions simultaneously
Motorized P-Iris lens to precisely control iris position and get good depth of field and image clarity
100 Base-T Ethernet network interface
Multi-streaming: 8 non-identical streams
FCC, CE Mark, UL Listed
In the Box
Arecont Vision AV3256PM 3 Mp MegaDome 2 Series Day / Night Network Camera
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Pixel Density 3 Mp
    Frame Rate 21 fps
    FOV (Diagonal) Full Field of View (FOV) Resolutions (H x V): 2048 x 1536, 3 Mp
    Cropped (FOV) Resolution 1024 x 768, 1/4 resolution

    Flexible Cropping: crop to 2 pixels in H.264 and 1 pixel in JPEG

    • 1920 x 1200 WUXG

    • 1920 x 1080 HDTV - 1080p

    • 1600 x 1200 2MP

    • 1280 x 1024 1.3 Mp

    • 1280 x 720 HDTV - 720p

    • 640 x 480 VGA

    Lens 3 to 9 mm, F1.2, remote focus, zoom and P-iris lens

    Lens HFOV = 87 to 29°

    Transmission General:

    21 fps @ 2048 x 1536

    31 fps @ 1600 x 1200

    Binned Mode up to:

    21 fps @ 1024 x 768

    27 fps @ 800 x 600

    31 fps @ 960 x 540

    32 fps @ 640 x 512

    47 fps @ 1027 x 768

    64 fps @ 800 x 600

    64 fps @ 960 x 540

    64 fps @ 640 x 512

    Compression Type H.264 (MPEG-4, part 10) / motion JPEG 21 levels of quality
    Input & Output General purpose opto-isolated input and output
    PoE 802.3 af for camera
    Auxiliary Power Required 12 to 48 VDC, 24 VAC for camera
    Power Consumption 10.1 Watts DC power
    Programmability • Remote focus, remote zoom and auto-iris

    • Binned mode, flexible cropping and low light noise filter control

    • Shutter speed: 1 to 500ms

    • Backlight compensation

    • Auto multi-matrix white balance

    • On-camera motion detection and privacy mask with 1024 detection zones

    • 50 / 60 Hz selectable flicker control

    • Electronic pan, tilt, zoom (PTZ) and image flip - 180° rotation

    • MoonLight mode - extended exposure and proprietary noise cancellation

    • Programmable resolution, brightness, saturation, gamma, sharpness, tint

    • Bit rate and bandwidth limitation control

    • Auto adjustment between LDR and WDR modes Flexible cropping

    • Low-light noise filter control

    Operating Temperature -4 to 122°F (-20 to 50°C)
    Stable Image Temperature 32 to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
    Storage Temperature -40 to 140°F (-40° to 60°C)
    Humidity 0 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Image Sensor 3 Mp effective CMOS
    Scan Progressive scan
    Optical Format 1 / 3.2"
    Pixel Pitch 2.2 μm
    Minimum Illumination Color (binning): 0.15 lux @ F1.2

    Day / Night: 0.15 lux, IR sensitive

    Dynamic Range Up to 100 dB
    Signal to Noise Ratio 49 dB maximum
    Compliance Class A FCC, Part 15; EN55022 Class A, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN60950-1 RoHS, REACH, IK-10 (EN62262), IP66 (EN60529)
    Casing Die-cast aluminum chassis with 4.00" (10.16 cm) polycarbonate dome bubble

    IP66 weather proof standard

    Vandal resistant, IK10 rated

    PTZ Easily adjustable 3-axis camera gimbal with 360° pan, 90° tilt, and 360° zoom axis
    Dimensions (Ø x H) 5.50 x 4.90” (13.97 x 12.44 cm)

    Bubble Only: 4.00 x 2.40” (10.16 x 6.09 cm)

    Weight 2.25 lb (1.02 kg)

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