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Weatherproof bullet surveillance camera with 65-foot IR range
Our take on the ClearView BL-71 by Crutchfield's James Ralston
This bullet camera works with ClearView Hawk, Eagle, and LCD Combo surveillance systems. A typical installation of this camera would be to place it low enough near your front door to clearly show the face of a person seeking entry. The BL-71 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.
What's in the Box:
- BL-71 bullet camera with attached 15" power and 17" video cable
- 4 Self-tapping screws (1" length)
- 4 Wall anchors
- User's manual
- Mounting template
- works with ClearView and other brands of analog surveillance camera systems
- 1/3" SONY Super HAD (Hole Accumulated Diode) low-noise image sensor
- 3.6mm fixed lens
- horizontal resolution: 520 lines
- built-in infrared illumination for viewing subjects up to 65 feet away in complete darkness
- waterproof for indoor or outdoor use
- wall-mountable with included hardware
- 2-11/16"W x 2-11/16"H x 6-1/16"D
- 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
Overview: The ClearView BL-71 is a bullet-style surveillance camera designed for outdoor use in a closed circuit system, such as the ClearView Hawk, Eagle, or LCD Combo systems. This IP66-compliant weatherproof camera has a fixed 3.6mm lens. It features the 1/3" Sony Super HAD CCD II with 520 lines of resolution. It operates on 12VDC, and has a 75-ohm composite video output with a BNC connector.
IR: The BL-71 has 24 IR LED lights surrounding the lens to give the camera a 65' range in total darkness (0 Lux). Even in low light, the BL-71 can give you a clear, bright picture. The minimum illumination for color is 0.01 Lux @ F1.2 (0 Lux with the IR LED on).
Installation: The BL-71 has an integrated bracket for installing the camera on a wall. It has an adjustable hood to shield it from weather. The camera can be rotated and tilted for proper aiming. The attached cable has composite video BNC and power connectors.
- Effective Pixels: 510 (H) x 492 (V)
- Electronic Shutter Speed: 1/60 - 1/100,000 sec
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