New IP domes: Two feature packed vandal resistant domes, the WV-SF346 and WV-SF342 from Panasonic

Product Profile

PSNE launches the WV-SF346 and WV-SF342 vandal-resistant indoor network dome cameras to broaden the i-Pro SmartHD range of options for installers.

Panasonic's Uniphier® technology maximises network traffic management enabling simultaneous H.264 (High-profile) and JPEG video streams over IP for real time monitoring and high-resolution video recording. SDHC and SD memory card slots make manual recording in H.264 or JPEG possible with automated backup recording upon alarm or network failure which assures piece of mind.

Both cameras allow for VMD (Video Motion Detector) technology, which has 4 programmable detection areas, 15 steps sensitivity level and 10 steps detection size with up to two privacy zones for masked windows or doorways. Progressive scan technology ensures clear images with reduced image tearing and motion blur and Face Wide Dynamic Range technology ensures a clear face image even during movement.

Stephen Gerrard, Country Marketing Manager PSNE, stated: "Both network dome cameras are designed with a range of indoor applications in mind. Panasonic's new technology and intelligent features ensure that the best possible image quality is achieved with specific focus on optimising facial recognition for security operatives on the floor."

The WV-SF346 also comes with ABF (Auto Back Focus) which adjusts sensor positioning to ensure an easy installation while Focus Assist aids set up in the WV-SF342. The Digital Noise Reduction feature, 3D-DNR, ensures noise reduction in various conditions whilst the vandal resistant polycarbonate dome structure is designed to survive a free fall drop from a 5kg weight; making both domes the ideal indoor security package.

The WV-SF346, supports the newly developed 1.3 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor with simple day/night function enabling superb low light performance at 0.3 lux (colour) and 0.2 lux (B/W). A full frame transmission up to 30fps at HD 1,280 x 960 image size means the WV-SF346 certifies precise video quality and subsequent subject recognition. The WV-SF342 also supports simple day/night function, with high 0.2 lux (Colour), 0.13 lux (B/W) and a full frame rate of up to 30 fps transmission at super high resolution SVGA/800 x 600 created by 1.3 megapixel high sensitivity MOS sensor.

These two new indoor, vandal resistant network dome cameras strengthen the Panasonic i-Pro SmartHD range and come equipped with all the attributes needed for a flexible indoor installation.

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Technical Specification

Make Panasonic
Manufacturer Panasonic System Communications Company Europe
Model code WV-SF342
Chip Inch Size 1/3 inch
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Resolution 800 x 600 resolution
Digital (DSP) Yes
Specialist Type Network
Sensitivity Lux 0.009 lux
Auto Iris Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 12 V DC, PoE
Power Consumption: 4.2 W
Motion Activated Yes
Focal Length mm 2.8 ~ 10
Mount Type Ceiling
Wide Dynamic Range Yes
Picture Elements HxV 800 x 600
Network Properties Image Frame Rate: 30 fps
Interface: 10Base-T / 100Base-TX, RJ-45 connector
Network Protocols: IPv4, IPv6
Auto Gain Control Yes
White Balance Yes
Electronic Shutter Range 0 ~ 1/10,000
Signal Mode PAL, NTSC
Zoom Yes
Y/ C (Video Output) 1 Vpp, 75 ohms
Compression Type H.264, MPEG-4, JPEG
Physical Specifications Weight g: 610
Dimensions mm: 130 x 93
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature oC: -10 ~ +50
Operating Humidity %: <90
System Requirements Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Additional info Multiple H.264 (High pro?le) streams and JPEG streams ensure simultaneous real time monitoring and high resolution recording by “UniPhier”, Panasonic’s proprietary System LSI platform.
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