ClearView TD-81

Waterproof mini dome surveillance camera with 65-foot IR range

  • ClearView TD-81


  • ClearView TD-81


Our take on the ClearView TD-81

by James Ralston

This dome camera works with ClearView Hawk, Eagle, and LCD Combo surveillance systems. Dome cameras are typically used for overhead placement and deliver a wide field of view. The TD-81 is a fixed lens, low-light capable camera with built-in IR (infrared) emitters that allow it to record at a maximum range of 65 feet in total darkness. A waterproof design means you can mount it indoors or out.

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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  • weatherproof outdoor camera works with ClearView and other brands of analog surveillance camera systems
  • 1/3" HDIS (High Definition Image Sensor)
  • 3.6mm fixed lens
  • horizontal resolution: 600 TVL in color mode
  • built-in infrared illumination for viewing subjects up to 65 feet away in complete darkness
  • dustproof, waterproof design (IP66 rated) for indoor or outdoor use
  • ceiling mount included
  • 4-1/2" (diameter) x 3-3/8"H
  • installation requires paired BNC video/power cable (not included), 12V DC power supply (not included) and use with compatible DVR (not included)
  • Consult local authorities regarding video surveillance before installing security cameras in public areas.
  • warranty: 7 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Dome surveillance camera with attached 20" power and signal cables
  • 4 Self-tapping screws (1" length)
  • 4 Plastic wall anchors
  • User's Manual

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Overview: The ClearView TD-81 is a day/night mini-dome camera designed for indoor or outdoor use in a closed circuit system, such as the ClearView Hawk, Eagle, or LCD Combo systems. This high-resolution camera (600 lines) features a 1/3" HDIS (high definition image sensor). The camera is equipped with a fixed 3.6mm lens. It operates on 12VDC, and has a 75-ohm composite video output with a BNC connector.

Minimum Illumination: The TD-81 can give you a clear, bright picture in extremely low light. The minimum illumination is 0.1 Lux (IR off) and 0 Lux (IR on).

Infrared: The camera has infrared LEDs encircling the lens to give the camera a range of 65 feet in total darkness (0 Lux).

Weatherproof: The TD-81's tough metal exterior makes it fully weatherproof (IP66), making it ideal for installation in extreme outdoor conditions.

Installation: The TD-81 is designed to be mounted on a ceiling or wall. The camera mounts with the 3 supplied self-tapping screws. The cables can be routed through the ceiling/wall by drilling an additional hole, or routed to the side through a slot in the base.

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1 question already asked

is this camera work with night owl systems? [ Tom  Sep 10, 2014 ]
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  • We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. [ Krissy Staff  Sep 14, 2014 ]

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