Network Camera Server

Model number: BB-HCS301A

Can convert any video source to an internet video stream for viewing on a PC or cell phone with the same user interface as a regular Panasonic network camera. With motion detection it can even send an email when the image changes.

Color Video Depends upon video source
Image Compression JPEG
Video Streaming Format Motion JPEG
Quality Video Resolution 640 x 480, 320 x 240(default), 160 x 120 1
Frame Rate Max. 12 frames/sec (640x 480)Max 30 frames/sec (320 x 240)Max 30 frames/sec (160 x 120)
Authentication ID/Password authentication (Administrator / General Users (up to 50))
Encryption IPsec
IPv4/v6 IPv4/v6 Dual Stack
Supported Network Protocols IPv4: HTTP, FTP, SMTP, TCP, UDP, IP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, ICMP, and POP3 before SMTP
Upgrades Via Ethernet connection 2
Automatic Network Configuration Yes, with UPnP supported router
Simultaneous Viewers 30 ( up to 5 BB-HCS301A units can be "stacked" to allow up to 150 viewers)
Image Buffer About 125 frames (320 x 240) with time display. Expandable using optional SD Card.
Pre-Alarm Image Buffer Yes
Image Transfer via E-Mail (SMTP) or FTP Triggered by external sensor, alarm, motion detection and/or timer
Camera Recording Yes, records data to a web site through FTP or to the hard drive of a local computer.
Max. Bandwidth Control 0.1/0.2/0.3/0.5/1.0/2.0/3.0/5.0Mbps/ unlimited
Free DDNS Compatible ( 3 Yes
Cellular Phone Compatibility View Snapshot and Control from Compatible Cell Phone
Multiple Camera Views Yes, cameras can be viewed in three groups of 4 cameras, or 12 cameras on one screen.
Multi-Language Interface English, German, Spanish, Italian, French and Japanese
Built-in Calendar Timer Yes
Auto Time Adjustment with NTP Yes
Time & Day Access Control Yes
Remote External Output Control Yes
LED Indicator Control On/Off or On During Access
Zoom up to 10x digital zoom (Free firmware upgrade may be required)
Image Sensor depends upon video source
External Video Input BNC video connection
Viewing Angle depends upon video source
Remote Pan Angle No
Remote Tilt Angle No
Maximum Pan/Tilt Speed No
Hide-Away Lens No
Click to Center No
Focus depends upon video source
Aperture depends upon video source
Illumination depends upon video source
White Balance depends upon video source
Exposure depends upon video source
Video Pass-through Yes
2-Way Audio Yes (Half Duplex)
CODEC PCM (64kbps), ADPCM (32kbps), Monaural
Frequency Range 300Hz - 3.4kHz
Input External Microphone (not included) or audio source using RCA jack.
Output External Speaker (not included) using RCA jack.
Audio Pass-through Yes
Wireless Technology No
Network Connection Ethernet (10Base-T/100Base-TX)
External I/O Connector 1 input / 1 output
SD Card Slot for Image Buffer Yes
Analog Video Output BNC video connection
Speaker/Microphone Jack RCA Jack
Weatherproof (splash resistant) No
Built-in Sensor Motion Detection (Free firmware upgrade may be required)
Power Over Ethernet Compatibility PowerDsine ( Power over Ethernet Midspan 3000/6000 Serieswhen used with Splitter PD-401/12-PAN
Multiple Mounting Options No
Operating Temperature 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) Indoor Only
Operating Humidity 20-80% RHG, non-condensing
Power Source 12VDC (120V AC Adaptor included)
Power Consumption 4.5W
Included Accessories AC Adaptor and Cord, Setup CD-ROM
Operating System Requirements Windows 98SE, NT4.0, 2000, ME and XP (IPv6 : Windows XP only)
Web Browser requirements Internet Explorer 5.5 or later/Netscape Navigator 4.7 (The network camera image is not displayed correctly in Netscape 6.x)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.5'' x 8.5'' x 4.9''
Weight 0.82


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