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Arecont Vision Costar Contera™ Outdoor Dome

Product Profile

The Contera™ Outdoor Dome megapixel camera features 1080p and 5-megapixel (MP) resolution for optimum performance. The Contera Outdoor Dome combines a day/night mechanical IR cut filter with an integrated motorised remote focus and zoom precision iris (P-iris) lens for excellent, optimal image quality.

Regardless of the time of day, the Contera Outdoor Dome is prepared for any lighting condition. For applications with poor lighting conditions, Enhanced WDR™ (wide dynamic range) at 120dB provides the best visual balance to shaded and bright light conditions.

For clear colour images in low-light, NightView™ offers strong low-light sensitivity for capturing details in extremely poor-lit scenes. Built-in Smart IR LED illumination automatically adjusts output in response to the distance of an object in view to prevent over-exposure when the object is very close to the camera. 

The Contera Outdoor Dome is ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum) Profile S and G compliant, providing interoperability between network video products regardless of manufacturer.

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Technical Specification

Make Arecont Vision
Manufacturer Arecont Vision
Model code AV05CLD-100
Series Contera Outdoor Dome Series
Chip Inch Size 1/3
Colour Type True Day / Night
Resolution TVL 5MP
Megapixel Yes
Sensitivity lux 0.01 ~ 0.1
Indoor/Outdoor Indoor/Outdoor
Digital (DSP) Yes
Mount Type Surface, Wall
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 12 ~ 48 V DC, 24 V AC, PoE
Power Consumption: 6.5 W
Focal length 2.7 ~ 12 mm
Compression H.265/H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10)/Motion JPEG
Back Light Compensation Yes
Auto Gain Control Yes
White Balance Yes
Electronic Shutter range 0.1ms ~ 500ms
Built-in IR LED Yes
Network Properties Interface: 10/100Base-T Ethernet network interface, RJ45
Network Protocols: SNMP, IPv6, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, TCP/IP, UPnP, UDP, RTCP, RTSP, RTP, SMTP, NTP, DHCP, FTP, 802.1x, Zero Configure
Image Frame Rate: 30 fps
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 147 x 138
Weight g: 1200
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -20 ~ +50 C (-4 ~ +122 F)
Operating Humidity %: 0 ~ 90
Protection: IP66, IK10
Additional info
  • 5MP resolution
  • Remote focus/zoom motorized P-Iris lens
  • SNAPstream+™ capability to reduce bandwidth without impacting image quality
  • NightView™ for strong low light performance
  • True day/night functionality with mechanical IR cut filter
  • Enhanced WDR up to 120dB at full resolution: see clearly in shaded and bright light conditions simultaneously
  • CorridorView™ allows 90° image rotation for better coverage in hallways and corridors
  • Privacy mask, motion detection, bit rate control, multi-streaming, multicasting, forensic zooming, and scaling
  • On-screen display (OSD)
  • Defog technology
  • Triple encoder: H.265/H.264/MJPEG
  • Network protocols include SNMP, IPv6, HTTPS, DHCP, 802.1x, and more
  • All-in-one H.265/H.264 total PoE solution (no external power required for heater and IR LEDs), PoE and auxiliary power: 12–48V DC/24V AC
  • Smart IR illumination with variable illumination ensures that IR light is evenly disbursed up to 66ft (20m) for scenes with low or no ambient light
  • Audio out
  • SDHC card slot for onboard storage
  • Outdoor rated IP66 and IK-10 impact-resistant housing
  • Easily adjustable 3-axis gimbal
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