The 5MP-BL5 is an IR bullet camera that supports HD-TVI video format. This is a selectable 4mp HD-TVI camera / 5mp HD-TVI camera. Please note that this camera does not have a video selector, so it is not possible to switch the video format out of HD-TVI mode.
This high definition outdoor IR bullet camera is designed to provide a complete overview shot of small to medium-sized rooms. Please check out this
video surveillance demo and these
sample HD surveillance images taken using this camera. The 100-degree wide angle of view produced by the 3.6mm lens makes this camera an ideal option to mount in the corner of a room.
An IP67 weatherproof rated enclosure protects the key components of the 5MP-BL5 from harsh weather, dust, and humidity and allows it to be used in either indoor or outdoor applications. A tri-axis bracket allows this camera to be ceiling or wall mounted and the lens can be pointed in any direction.
The 5MP-BL5 is a BNC analog surveillance camera type meaning that it is hard-wired to a security DVR using
RG59 Siamese coaxial cable or pre-made BNC security camera cable. This is the same type of cable that is used to install standard definition CCTV analog cameras.
If you do not need to record video and would like to
connect this security camera directly to an HDMI TV for live viewing only, please check out this BNC to HDMI converter option or this 4 channel HD CCTV multiplexer.
The above image shows the dimensions of the 5MP-BL5 in millimeters. For reference 167.5mm = 6.6 inches. 74.5mm = 2.93 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.
5MP-BL5 camera specification here.
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 security cameras here.
VT-J301 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.
Watch this video to see some demo video surveillance footage recorded using by the 5MP-BL5 is 4mp HD-TVI video mode and 5mp HD-TVI video mode. This video also shows how to change the video mode using the
Viewtron security camera DVR that the camera is recording to.
4MP CCTV Camera
The image above was captured with the 5MP-BL5 recording to an Viewtron surveillance DVR. The camera was set to 4 megapixel resolution in HD-TVI video mode. If you click on the image above, the full resolution photo will open.
IR Night Vision
Here is the 5MP-BL5 with the IR night vision enabled. Please note that the parking lot at CCTV Camera Pros warehouse does have some street lights, so this is not a zero light test. This is a low light test.
5MP CCTV Camera
The image above was captured with the 5MP-BL5 recording to an Viewtron surveillance DVR. The camera was set to 5 megapixel resolution in HD-TVI video mode. If you click on the image above, the full resolution photo will open.
iPhone App Remote Camera View
In our testing, we connected our 5MP-BL5 to an
Viewtron HD surveillance DVR. 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 above image was captured using the Viewtron security camera viewer app for iPhone.
Here is the remote camera view from the iPhone app with the camera in IR night vision mode.
Android Mobile App Remote Camera View
These images were captured while using the
Viewtron security camera mobile app for Android.
Here is the remote camera view from the Android mobile app with the camera in IR night vision mode.
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 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
CCTV Camera Pros designs custom video surveillance systems for customers and can provide a free quotes via email. In addition, you can schedule a free telephone consultation with a Pro.
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
request a free telephone consultation here. You can request a free custom quote here. You can also just email us directly instead of filling out a form here.
This CCTV 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 security camera does not use any materials from banned manufacturers either. This camera may safely be purchased for government use. You can download
CCTV Camera Pros NDAA letter of guarantee here. You can find additional NDAA compliant security camera systems here.
CCTV Camera Pros is proud to have an
A+ rating at the Better Business Bureau and an average of 5 star reviews at Reseller Ratings. We were able to achieve this through the outstanding technical support and customer service that our team provides to our customers.
Looking for a replacement camera for an existing DVR from another manufacturer? Many manufacturers use the HD-TVI, AHD, or HD-CVI video standard for high definition BNC cameras. The 5MP-BL5 is compatible with just about every BNC input DVRs from every major manufacturer including (but not limited to): Swann, Samsung, Night Owl, Lorex, QSee, Defender, Dahua, HikVision. If you need help figuring out which type of security camera format your DVR requires and if one of our cameras will work with it,
please contact us here.