The HD-Q12 is a 2mp / 1080p BNC security camera that supports the following video surveillance formats: AHD, HD-TVI, HD-CVI, and analog CVBS. The AHD, HD-TVI, and HD-CVI modes are 1080p / 2 megapixel resolution (1920 x 1080). The analog CCTV mode (CVBS) supports 960H resolution (960 x 480). Installers can easily select the
video mode using the small button that is attached to the camera's video cable. The 2.8mm-12mm vari-focal lens supports the following range of view: 111 to 36 degrees. Check out these sample
surveillance photos and video surveillance footage recorded with the HD-Q12.
The HD-Q12 is enclosed in a white IP67 weatherproof housing which makes it a great choice for indoor and outdoor installations. The built-in IR night vision allow the camera to capture video in normal, low light and zero light conditions. The tri-axis mounting bracket allows installers to ceiling or wall mount the camera and adjust the angle of view in any direction.
This camera is typically connected to a
surveillance DVR by hard wiring it using the same RG-59 or RG6 coaxial cable that is used for analog CCTV cameras.
If you would do not need to record video and want to
connect this camera directly to an HDMI compliant TV / Monitor, please refer to this BNC to HDMI converter add-on. You can select it from the options drop-down above.
- Image Sensor: 1/2.9" CMOS
- 1080p HD Video Resolution (1920 x 1080)
- 960H Resolution in CVBS Mode
- AHD, HD-TVI, HD-CVI, and Analog CCTV (CVBS) modes (hybrid BNC camera)
- Video Connector: BNC
- Power Connector: 2.1mm Plug
- IR Night Vision: Yes. Built-in Infrared LEDs. 30-50 Meter Effective IR.
- Lens: 2.8mm-12mm Varifocal Lens / 111 to 36 Degree Adjustable Field of View
- Weatherproof: Yes. IP67 Rated Body / Housing. 100% Waterproof.
- Construction: Bullet-Style Alluminum Alloy Body. Corrosion Resistant. White.
- Installation: Tri-Axis Ball and Socket Mount for Easy Installation. Ceiling or Wall Mount
- Junction Box: Yes. Optional Wall Bracket / Outdoor Junction Box Available
- Power Connector: 2.1mm Plug
- Power: 12V DC 350mA. 12V DC Power Supply Included.
- NDAA Compliant Security Camera
The above image shows the dimensions of the HD-Q12 in millimeters. For reference 217.7mm = 8.57 inches. 80.5mm = 3.17 inches.
Watch this video to see how easy installation is with the camera's tri-axis ball and socket joint style mount. Simply loosen the set ring at the base of the camera to point the camera lens in any direction. When you are done adjusting the angle, tighten the set ring. The camera is very sturdy and the set position will not move.
This is an IP67 security camera. It's weatherproof housing provides 100% protection from dust and water intrusion. This camera can safely be installed outdoors in areas that have a heavy rain, high humidity, and get very wet. They can also be installed in cold climates and along ocean coasts where there is salt water in the air.
The camera housing is made with high quality, corrosion-proof alloy aluminum. Stainless steel mounting screws are included for installation. CCTV Camera Pros highly recommends IP67 security cameras for outdoor installations. You can learn more about
IP67 cameras here.
This camera has a varifocal lens that can be accessed via the compartment on the underside of the camera's housing.
Here is a picture with the lens compartment opened. There are two adjustable rings. These two rings can be turned. One ring adjusts the focal length / angle of view. This makes the field of view more narrow (zoomed in) or more wide (zoomed out). The second ring is to set the focus. The set screw attached to each of the rings is used to lock the settings in place.
VT-J302 security camera junction box is an optional installation mount for this camera. There is a bottom and side cable inlet and the cable leads from your camera can neatly be concealed inside this weatherproof enclosure. When the bottom inlet is used, the inlet plug can be moved to the size inlet. This junction box can be used for ceiling or wall mount installations.
Gray Housing Available
The HD-Q12 is also available in a gun-metal gray housing. You can find this product here:
HD-Q28 HD Security Camera.
Watch this video to see some demo video surveillance footage recorded using this camera.
Here is a surveillance snapshot that we captured with the latest HD-Q12 BNC camera. To capture this photo, the camera was connected to a
Viewtron Hybrid security camera DVR. The camera was set to factory default 1080p HD-TVI video mode.
Here is another snapshot that was captured, but this one was at night with the camera in IR night vision mode.
Remote Camera View via Mobile
iPhone App View
In our testing, we connected our HD-Q12 to an
Viewtron HD surveillance DVR so that we could run the camera at 1080p resolution. In addition to providing a recording platform, the Viewtron DVRs lets user login from remotely over the Internet to view the security cameras live. The below image was captured using the Viewtron security camera viewer app for iPhone.
Here is the iPhone app view with the camera in IR night vision mode.
Android Mobile App Viewing
These images were captured while using the
Viewtron security camera mobile app for Android.
Here is the Android Mobile app view with the camera in IR night vision mode.
This is a hybrid BNC security camera which means that it supports multiple video formats. Installers can easily select the video mode using the small button that is attached to the camera's video cable. Simply press and hold the the button for 5 seconds to switch to the next video mode. Repeat until you reach the video mode that you require.
HD-Q12 product specification here.
BNC to HDMI converter can be ordered with this camera. The converter allows you to connect your security camera to a TV via the HDMI input of your TV. In addition to the BNC video input on the converter, there is also a BNC loop output so that you can connect the camera to a security camera DVR in addition to a TV / monitor. The BNC loop output is optional to use.
This device can be used solely as a way to connect your security camera to a TV for a live view only or you can also use the BNC output to also connect the camera's video to a second device, such as a DVR for recording video surveillance footage. You can see this in the above installation diagram.
This camera works great with
Viewtron security camera DVRs. Viewtron 4K CCTV DVRs are hybrid. They support analog CCTV cameras, HD BNC cameras, and network IP cameras up to 4K resolution.
Custom Systems Designs & Quotes
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We realize that requirements can vary and some customers need to mix and match various model cameras. Some customers have questions and prefer to speak with a professional designer on the phone. You can
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This camera is NDAA compliant. That means that it is not manufactured by any of the manufacturers on the NDAA (the National Defense Authorization Act) list of banned manufacturers. This camera does not use any materials from banned manufactures either. This camera may safely be purchased for government use.
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