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Low Light CCTV Surveillance Camera

External Low Light

Ideally suited for use in day-to-day surveillance applications and in low ambient light conditions. Technical details, specification and key features of low light CCTV surveillance camera.

Key features

  • 1/3″ Colour CCD with DSP
  • 480 TV Lines of Resolution
  • Low-Light Performance 0.40 lux (F1.2)
  • Automatic Electronic Shutter (AES)
  • Manual Exposure Mode for setting the shutter speed
  • Automatic Backlight Compensation (BLC)
  • 12 VDC/24 VAC with line lock
  • C/CS Lens Mount
  • DC, Video and Manual Iris lens support

The high-resolution colour camera is ideally suited for use in day-to-day surveillance applications. Designed for value, the camera saves time and money with easy installation and reliable performance. Its off-the-shelf feature set is developed for high-picture quality in standard applications and requires little to no adjustment once installed.

The camera supports direct-drive and drive-style auto iris lenses to ensure quality video even in fluctuating light condition. Regardless of lens type, attaching a lens to the camera is simple with a built-in C/CS mounting ring and four-pin auto iris connector standard. A screw terminal block provides a reliable power connection, saving installation and maintenance time.

The camera includes an automatic electronic shutter for changed in light level, and an automatic backlight compensation option for viewing objects in the foreground with bright light in the background. A manual exposure mode can be used for applications, such as machine vision, that require a constant shutter speed at all times. This camera produces 480 TLV lines of resolution to provide reliable video quality even in low-light conditions down to 0.40 lux.

This camera is designed for general cost-effective, high-resolution surveillance application where a colour image and object identification and recognition are required. This includes general indoor surveillance applications in retail, educational, financial, and other commercial markets. Combined with environmental housing, the camera can be used as a solution for outdoor applications, such as parking lots, building entranceways and driveways.



Video StandardNTSC, PAL
Scanning System525/60 lines (NTSC), 625/50 lines (PAL)
Image Sensor1/3’’ WDR digital image device
Number of Pixels (H x V)768 x 494 (NTSC), 752 X 582 (PAL)
Minimum Illumination0.40 lux @ F1.2
Horizontal resolution480 TVL
Video Output1.0 v p-p @ 75 ohms
Sync System12 VDC: Internal, 24 VAC: Line lock
S/N Ratio>50
Auto Gain ControlOn/off
ALCVariable Iris control for DC Drive Lenses
Automatic Electronic Shutter1/60 – 1/100,000 sec (NTSC), 1/50 – 1/100,000 sec (PAL)
Manual Electronic Shutter1/60 – 1/100,000 sec (NTSC), 1/50 – 1/100,000 sec (PAL)
Lens Iris ControlDC Drive/Video Control
White BalanceATW/AWB/Manual/Fixed
Line Lock Phase AdjustmentAdjustable AC line lock
Input Voltage12 VDC/24 VAC
Input Range11-16 VDC, 17 – 28 VAC
Surge Suppression1.5 kW transient
Power Consumption3.5 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.68’ x 2.2’ x 4.72’ (68mm x 56mm x 120mm)
Weight0.38 kg camera only
ConstructionHousing: aluminium, Finish: cool grey powder coat
Camera Mount1/4 – 20 UNC mounting shoe
Lens MountCS adjusting mounting ring
ConnectorVideo Output: BNC connector, Lens: 4 Pin Connector, Power input: Removable screw terminal block.
LEDGreen LED indicated Power is on
TemperatureOperating 14°f to 122°f (-10°f to 50°c), Storage: -4°f to 140°f (-20°c to 60°c)
Relative Humidity20% to 80%, non-condensing
EmissionsFCC, CE (EN55013)
ImmunityCE (EN50130-4)
SafetyEV: 73/23/EEC LVD
Recommended Lens Option
HLD25V6F12L2.5-6MM, F1.2, DC Auto Iris Lens
HLD28V8F95L2.8-8mm, FO.95, DC Auto Iris Lens
HLD27V13DNL2.7-13.5mm, F1.3, D Auto Iris
HLD5V50F13L5.0-50mm, F1.3, DC Auto Iris Lens
Housing & Mounts
HPT242024VAC, 20N VA Class 2 plug-in with thermal cut-out
HPT12DC50012 VDC, 500 mA plug-in regulated 2.1 mm coaxial plug UL Listed/CSA certified
Power Supplies
UL ListedFusedSmart FusedDescription
HPTV2404ULHPTV2404HPTV2404CB4 A, 4 Output
HPTV2408ULHPTV2408HPTV2408CB4 A, 8 Output
HPTV2416ULHPTV2416HPTV2416CB8 A, 16 Output