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Panasonic WVCZ492E Super Dynamic 6 Day/Night Zoom Surveillance Camera


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Zoom Camera. Up to 650 TVL. True day/night - 0.5 lux in colour and 0.04 in black and white. 3.3-119mm (36x) optical zoom. 12V DC
Model Number: Panasonic / I-Pro WV-CZ492

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Panasonic WVCZ492E Super Dynamic 6 Day/Night Zoom Surveillance Camera

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Panasonic Compact Day/Night Surveillance Camera featuring Super Dynamic 6 with 36x Optical Zoom Lens


WV-CZ492 Features

  • 1/4 type CCD pick-up element with 976 (H) x 582 (V) pixels
  • 650 TV lines at colour and B/W imaging horizontal resolution
  • Super Dynamic 6 technology delivers 160x wider dynamic range compared to conventional cameras. (WV-CZ492)
  • High sensitivity with Day/Night function: 0.5 lx at colour mode (Sens Up: Off, AGC: High) 0.04 lx at B/W mode (Sens Up: Off, AGC: High)
  • Day/Night operation can be selected to automatically or manually switch from colour to B/W.
  • 36x optical zoom lens (3.3 ~ 119.0 mm at F1.4) plus 20x electronic digital zoom for total zoom capacity of 720x
  • Auto focus lens
  • Privacy zone masking function (Eight (8) privacy zones can be masked.)
  • Built-in VMD (Video Motion Detection)
  • Up to 256 preset lens positions
  • 16-alphanumeric character display
  • DNR (Digital Noise Reduction) function
  • Electronic shutter from 1/50 (Off) to 1/10,000 s
  • Linear 32x (Auto), 512x (Fix) electronic sensitivity enhancement function
  • Signal to noise ratio of 52 dB
  • Password-lock function for user management protection
  • Built-in Mirror and Up-Side-Down functions for special imaging needs
  • Multiplex-coaxial or RS485 (2line) data (Panasonic, Pelco P/D Protocol) communication
  • 12 V DC operation
  • Compact body: 58mm (W) x 118 mm (H) x 68 mm (D) (2-1/4" (W) x 4-5/8" (H) x 2-5/8"(D))
  • Alarm output terminal


WV-CZ492 Description


36x Zoom compact day/night camera


With a compact body measuring only 58 mm (W) x 118mm (D) the WV-CZ492 incorporates a fully integrated 36x optical zoom lens. Combined with 20x electronic zoom, it allows you to zoom in up to 720x for closer surveillance.

This camera is also fully loaded with other advanced features: Automatic switching from colour to monochrome supports 24-hour surveillance. Horizontal resolution in High Mode is 650 TV lines. This super-sensitive camera can operate in colour in lighting as low as 0,5 lux and in monochrome in lighting as low as 0.04 lux*. Linear 32x Electronic Sensitivity Enhancement keeps images clear. Additional image enhancement features include Back Light Compensation (BLC), Digital Noise Reduction (DNR), and Automatic Gain Control (AGC), ensuring visibility for even small details. Plus, the surveillance feature list includes 8 Masked Privacy Zones, Digital Motion Detector, up to 256 Preset Positions, Camera Title Display, Password-lock, Mirror and Up-Side-Down view. There’s an alarm output terminal on the back of the camera, making it simple to add an external sensor or other external surveillance equipment. Control interfaces include Multiplex-coaxial, RS-485, Lens control, and A-D control.

The high-quality, compact WV-CZ492 is ideal for a wide range of applications in which reliable surveillance is a must from apartment buildings and shopping malls, to banks, office buildings and hotels. Whatever your application, take a closer, sharper look with the WV-CZ492. (*with Pix Sens Up x2 AUTO, Sens Up Off: AGC High)


WV-CZ492 Specification


Camera Image Sensor 1/4 type interline transfer CCD
Effective Pixels 976 (H) x 582 (V)
Scanning Mode 2:1 interlace
Scanning Area 3.6 (H) x 2.7 (V) mm
Scanning Frequency Horizontal: 15.625 kHz Vertical: 50.00 Hz
Horizontal Resolution 650 TV lines
Minimum Illumination Colour 0.5 lx (Sens Up: Off, AGC: High)
B/W: 0.04 lx (Sens Up: Off, AGC: High)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 52 dB (AGC: OFF)
White Balance AWC (2,000 ~ 10,000 K), ATW1 (2,700 ~ 8,000 K), ATW2 (2,400 ~ 8,000 K)
Light Control ALC (Adjustable OPEN/CLOSE output target level) / MANUAL
Super Dynamic 6 ON / OFF (WV-CZ492)
Dynamic Range 54 dB typical (Super Dynamic 6 : ON) (WV-CZ492)
Electronic Shutter OFF (1/50), AUTO, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1,000, 1/2,000, 1/4,000, 1/10,000
Electronic Sensitivity UP 32x max. AUTO, 512x max. FIX
Digital Noise Reduction High or Low
Black and White Mode Auto / ON / OFF /EXT
Scene File 10 patterns (Shutter, AGC, Sens UP, White balance, VMD)
Scene Select Setting INDOOR (L) / INDOOR (H) / OUTDOOR (L) / OUTDOOR (H)
Video Motion Detection OFF / MOTION DET / SCENE CHANGE
Privacy Zone ON (1) / ON (2) / OFF, up to 8 zones
Auto Image Stabilizer ON / OFF
Camera Title 16 alphanumeric characters
Auto Focus STOP AF /AUTO
Synchronization Internal (INT)
Lens Focal Length 3.3 mm ~ 119 mm
Zoom Ration 36x (Approx. 720x with digital zoom)
Zoom Speed approx. 6.0 seconds (Tele ~ Wide) in manual mode
Zoom Limit 1x ~ 720x (Over 36x is digital zoom)
Angular Field of View H: 1.47° (Tele) ~ 60.15° (Wide), V: 1.20° (Tele) ~ 46.03° (Wide)
Maximum Aperture Ratio 1:1.4 (Wide) ~ 4.2 (Tele)
Focusing Range 1.5 m (4.9 ft.) ~ ∞
Aperture Range F1.4 ~ 22, Close
Input / Output Video Output 1.0 V [p-p] / PAL composite 75 Ω
Controller Interface Coaxial Multiplex System, RS485 (Panasonic, Pelco P/D)
External I/O Terminals 4 inputs (ZOOM, FOCUS, IRIS, D/N IN), 1 output (ALARM)
Day/Night IN Input pulled up to 5.0 V DC OFF (open or 4 V DC - 5 V DC) /ON (0 V 0.2 mA)
General Setup Method OSD setup menu
Password Lock All menus
Language English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
Safety/EMC Standard CE (EN55022 ClassB, EN55024), GOST (GOST R 51558)
Power Source and Power Consumption 12 V DC, 220mA
Ambient Operating Temperature –10 °C ~ +50 °C (14 °F ~ 122 °F)
Ambient Operating Humidity –10 °C ~ +50 °C (14 °F ~ 122 °F)
Dimensions 58mm (W) x 118 mm (H) x 68 mm (D)
Mass (approx.) 310 g
Finish ABS resin / Black

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