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ClearView IP-PT-87

IP surveillance dome camera with 32-foot IR range and built-in Wi-Fi®

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by James Ralston
Clearview

Add-on IP camera with pan and tilt for Phoenix View systems

This indoor dome camera works with ClearView's Phoenix digital surveillance systems. It connects to the NVR (network video recorder) via ordinary Ethernet connections. Power and video signals are both carried by the same cable, which helps keep installation easier. IP camera systems are ideal when longer cable runs are necessary. The IP-PT-87 dome camera has a fixed focal-length lens, but gives you remote control of pan and tilt movements via your Phoenix system, for convenient real-time surveillance.

A stand-alone wireless camera

The IP-PT-87 also works as a stand-alone network camera, if you just need an easy way to keep track of what's happening in one interior zone. It's a self-contained recording system, and it features Wi-Fi technology for connecting to your home network. The camera records video to a built-in MicroSD drive (cards not included, available separately). On-board motion deduction immediately records activity in your monitored zone. Thanks to the camera's infrared emitters, it'll even capture images in total darkness from up to 32 feet away. The IP-PT-87 also has a built-in microphone for capturing sounds in your monitored room.

Powered by IC Realtime®

ClearView surveillance systems are designed and built by IC Realtime, a company with a well-established name in business and government surveillance camera systems. Their products are engineered to work in demanding applications, offering a high degree of flexibility for installers and end-users. ClearView also offers their own highly qualified in-house technical support, if you ever have any questions about an installation.

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Highlights:

  • indoor pan/tilt dome camera works with ClearView Phoenix View and other similar IP surveillance camera systems
  • can operate as a standalone Wi-Fi surveillance camera with built-in MicroSD card recorder
  • uses standard MicroSD cards (sold separately)
  • built-in infrared illumination for viewing subjects up to 32 feet away in complete darkness
  • monitor remotely via the Internet on a computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • ClearView apps for Apple® and Android™ devices available for purchase and download
  • built-in motion deduction immediately records action
  • pan and tilt capability controllable via Phoenix NVR (network video recorder) system
  • built-in microphone can record audio and allows 2-way communication
  • included computer software supports 4 to 8 cameras for building a system
  • includes AC power supply
  • 4-1/16"W x 5-7/16"H x 4-3/16"D
  • Consult local authorities regarding video surveillance before installing security cameras in public areas.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Wireless IP Pan Tilt camera
  • 4.5" Antenna
  • 21" MD9M Data Converter cable (9-pin connector on one end and 9 bare wires on other end)
  • Metal mounting bracket
  • 2 Self-tapping screws
  • 2 Wall anchors
  • Mini CD-ROM containing User's Guide + Quick Start Guide + Web Operation Manual
  • Quick Start Guide

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Features

Overview: The ClearView IP-PTZ-87 is a day/night IP camera with a fixed 4.3mm lens and pan and tilt capability. This camera can be used as a standalone unit, or you can build a system of up to 8 cameras within your home or business. It has its own wireless transmitter, allowing you to monitor the camera on your PC, laptop, iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows Phone. You can also record video and audio directly to an optional SD memory card (up to 32GB).

Image Sensor: The IP-PTZ-87 has a 1/4" VGA CMOS image sensor and can output video in H.264 at 640 x 480 (0.3 MP).

Minimum Illumination: The IP-PTZ-87 can give you a clear, bright picture in low light. The minimum illumination for color is 0.2 Lux @ F1.4. It has nine IR LEDs that gives the camera a 32' range in total darkness (0 Lux).

Motion Detection: The camera features built-in motion detection, and can be set to immediately begin recording video of the intruder to the inserted SD card.

Two-way Audio: The camera features a built-in microphone and speaker, as well as 3.5mm audio in and out jacks, enabling bi-directional talk from the device-end to the PC-end.

Alarm: The IP-PTZ-87's integrated wired/wireless alarm gateway can connect to various detectors (IR, magnetic, or smoke detector), and can begin recording when an alarm is received.

Signal Transmission: The camera has its own Wi-Fi transmitter or can connect to a wireless router for wireless data transmission (802.11b/g), or can be wired to your local network via Ethernet (10/100 Base-T). Up to 10 network users can monitor at one time.

Multiple Network Monitoring: The IP-PTZ-87 is capable of being monitored via web viewer, part of a CMS (central management system), or a smartphone app (iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows Phone).

Installation: The IP-PTZ-87 is designed to be mounted on a wall or ceiling, or placed on a shelf or tabletop. A metal mounting bracket is included, which attaches to the bottom of the camera's base, for wall/ceiling mounting.

 
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