Outdoor PoE MPEG-4 Network Camera

Features Network Camera
・Simultaneous MPEG-4 and JPEG
・Pan/Tilt 10x Digital Zoom
・Audio 2-Way Communication
・SD Memory Card Recording
・Splash- Resistant Body
・Analog Video Output (NTSC/PAL)
・AC Adaptor/PoE

SpecificationsExpand All

    • Image Compression
    • Quality Video Resolution
    • Image Quality
    • Frame Rate
    • Authentication
    • IPv4/v6
    • Supported Network Protocols
    • Simultaneous Viewers
    • Buffered Images
    • Image Buffer
    • Image Transfer via E-Mail (SMTP) or FTP
    • Free DDNS Compatible (
    • Cellular Phone Compatibility
    • Multi-Language Interface
    • Zoom
    • Image Sensor
    • Viewing Angle
    • Remote Pan Angle
    • Remote Tilt Angle
    • Maximum Pan/Tilt Speed
    • Lens Brightness
    • Required Light Intensity
    • Lens Focus Point
    • 2-Way Audio
    • CODEC
    • Frequency Range
    • Input
    • Output
    • Standard
    • Antenna
    • Wireless Technology
    • Frequency
    • Number of Channels
    • Transmission Speed
    • Security
    • Network Connection
    • External I/O Connector
    • SD Card Slot for Image Buffer
    • Analog Video Output
    • Speaker/Microphone Jack
    • Built-in Sensor
    • Power Over Ethernet Compatibility
    • Operating Temperature
    • Operating Humidity
    • Power Source
    • Power Consumption
    • Weight (only the unit)
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • UPC


BB-HCM531A is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Security and logging Overall I am very pleased with this camera. I have 3 installed in our vacation home which is over a thousand miles away. I use these combined with software to keep track of visitors and to just enjoy the view from our vacation hideaway. Contrary to other reviews, documentation is available online and on a CD which ships with the camera. Setup is easy if all you want to do is view images remotely. Remote data logging is more complex so expect that to be challenging. Cameras have been in operation for 6 months with no problems at all. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2011-05-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from works great takes some technical skill to make the most of this camera. All in all the camera's have performed suberbly for us. excellent standalone solution or multi-camera system with NAS NVR. nice to be able to look in from anywhere any time!
Date published: 2010-11-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Large Features Small Price I've had this camera for about a week now and am very happy with it. I'm writing this because the other reviews seem to be very negative due to documentation issues. The documentation is sparse, but the camera and software are very intuitive. The picture quality is great. The motion detection works very well. I've paired this with a Synology DS209+ NAS, which I use to capture motion rather than the FLASH card option.
Date published: 2009-10-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from poor documentation/incompatibility? 1. instruction manual is neither on line or downloadable 2. appears to be only useable with active x and thus internet explorer which is not in technical specs.
Date published: 2009-09-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The caneras are great however we have had a lot of issues with the software and access from the internet
Date published: 2009-06-24
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