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5mp Security Cameras, 5mp CCTV Cameras

5mp security cameras have the capability to capture HD video surveillance at 5 megapixel resolution (2592 x 1944 pixels). The 5 megapixel CCTV cameras on this page are BNC type cameras. They are sometimes referred to as HD-CCTV because they use the same type of coax video cable and BNC connectors as traditional analog CCTV cameras do. Most of the cameras on this page are compatible with AHD, HD-TVI, and HD-CVI format DVRs.

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Lipstick Camera HD Lipstick Camera HD 5MP AHD, HD-TVI, 4MP HD-CVI, CCTV Camera Video

The 5MP-BL52 HD Lipstick Camera features:

  • 1/2.7" 5 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor
  • AHD, HD-TVI, HDCVI, analog CCTV (CVBS)
  • 5MP Resolution AHD, HD-TVI Modes
  • 4MP Resolution AHD, HD-TVI, HD-CVI Modes
  • 960H Resolution (960 x 480) Analog CCTV Mode
  • 3.6mm Wide Angle Lens - 90 Degree Field of View
  • IP66 Weatherproof Housing - Indoor / Outdoor
  • Tri-axis Mount - Ceiling or Wall Mountable

Our Price: $129.99

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are some frequently asked questions that we receive about 5mp security cameras.

How do you install a 5mp security cameras?

The 5mp cameras on this page are all HD-over-Coax cable type. They use coax cable with BNC video connectors to transmit video, just like traditional CCTV cameras do. RG59 Siamese cable is the most popular type of cable to use for installation. You can find a detailed RG59 cable installation guide for security cameras here.

How clear is a 5mp high definition camera?

Here is a sample video surveillance footage and sample snapshot image captured with our 5mp lipstick security camera. If you click on the image, a full sized image will be displayed. This image was captured with the camera connected to a iDVR-PRO recorder. The image was captured at 4k resolution.

What body styles are available?

5mp security cameras are available in all of the standard body styles such as dome and bullet.

Are 5mp cameras available with IR night vision?

Yes, there are IR night vision cameras available in 5mp resolution. Please check the specification for the model you are interested in for the effective IR distance.

Are they outdoor rated?

Some 5mp cameras are outdoor / weatherproof rated. Please check the bullet points or specification for the model that you are interested in or ask a CCTV Camera Pro.

Is a lipstick camera the same thing as a bullet camera?

Yes. Lipstick and bullet refer to the body style of the camera and both of these terms describe security cameras with a cylinder shape.

Are 5mp dome cameras available?

Yes. 5mp security cameras are also available in dome style. Indoor and outdoor domes are available and most have IR night vision too.

Are they good for use in a home security camera system?

Yes, CCTV Camera Pros supplies these 5mp security cameras for home, business, and government use. We supply them to DIY and professional installers.

Do they support remote access?

Yes. When connected to a network surveillance DVR, 5mp security cameras support remote access. iDVR-PRO surveillance DVRs support remote camera viewing apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, and Mac.

Do they support motion detection?

Yes. When connected to a compatible surveillance DVR, 5mp security cameras support motion detection. The motion detection can be used to trigger video recording, email alerts, and mobile push notifications on iDVR-PRO CCTV DVRs.

What is the field of view?

Each camera's field of view varies depending on the size of the lens and size of the image sensor. CCTV Camera Pros documents this for each of the cameras that we supply by providing sample images and video demos.

5mp Video Surveillance Demo

This video demo was captured using a 5mp bullet camera connected to an iDVR-PRO DVR.

5mp High Definition Surveillance

Lipstick Camera HD 5mp Surveillance

The above image was captured with this 5mp lipstick camera connected to an iDVR-PRO recorder. Although this is a 5 megapixel security camera, the image is stretched by the DVR to display full 4k resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels). If you click on the image, the full 4K resolution photo will open and show you what a 5mp camera looks like when connected to a 4k DVR or monitor.

Sales Advice & Tech Support

Need advice deciding which security camera is just right for your needs? Please email our sales team at or call 561-433-8488 and one of our CCTV Camera Pros will be glad to assist you.

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