Panasonic launch the WV-CW480 vandal proof camera

Product Profile

The new heavy duty WV-CW480 features an improved, highly reliable design and joins the award winning Panasonic Vandal Proof Camera Series.  It provides some of the most advanced and reliable surveillance available, for indoor use and out, capable of functioning in a wide range of environmental conditions. 

Features of the WV-CW480 include:

  • Waterproof properties over IP66 (no longer any need for additional waterproofing)
  • Vandal resistant
  • Anti shock ABF, and Super Dynamic III technology
  • Encompasses a dehumidification device that reduces condensation
  • Pixel based 160x dynamic range
  • Automatic switching from colour to black and white with changing light levels for 24 hour surveillance
  • Detection of tampering such as spraying or covering the lens results in an automatic alarm
  • Double processing of the 2D DNR and 3D DNR to reduce unwanted images such as car headlights
  • Image stabilising feature to reduce vibrations caused by passing vehicles
  • Easy to install
  • More secure than ever before

All in all, this new vandal proof SDIII camera WV-CW480 Series is a revolution in surveillance technology developments.  The camera's settings can be selected in eight different languages and the simple to install features makes this super dome suitable for a wide range of applications, both large and small.  For vandal proof, high quality, colour surveillance with weatherproof housing that can withstand shocks, the WV-CW480 series is the camera that handles it all.

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Technical Specification

Make Panasonic
Manufacturer Panasonic System Communications Company Europe
Model code WV-CW480
Series Super Dynamic III
Chip Inch Size 1/3
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Resolution TVL 570
Sensitivity lux 0.06@F1.4
Dome Type Variable Focus
Digital (DSP) Yes
Indoor/Outdoor Indoor/Outdoor
Mount Type Ceiling, Wall
Focal length 3.8 ~ 8.0
Rotation Angleso +/-175 Pan & +/-75 Tilt
Auto Gain Control Yes
White Balance Yes
Electronic Shutter range 1/50 ~ 1/10,000
S/ N (Signal/ Noise) Ratio dB 50
Signal Mode PAL / NTSC
Video Output 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms
Electrical Specifications Power Consumption: 24 V AC / 12 V DC
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 160 9Dia) x 161.7
Weight g: 2.1 kg
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: -30 ~ +50
Operating Humidity %: up to 90%
Protection: IP66
Additional info

The new WV-CW480 Series, a high-end model equipped with Super Dynamic III joins Panasonic's Vandal Proof Camera line.  In addition to a Day/Night feature, the camera is equipped with a newly developed Anti-shock Auto Back Focus (ABF),ensuring crystal clear surveillance around the clock.  Its robust body with waterproof properties meets the IP66 standard and is fully equipped with intelligent surveillance performance and high image quality, including 160x Dynamic Range.

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